Archive | May, 2010

Challenge Winner

29 May

Good evening ladies!  You thought I almost forgot to post the winner of the challenge didn’t you!  LOL!

Well we didn’t have very many entries this time around…maybe next month.

Thank you for the couple of ladies that played along and………………

The winner is Maria Matter!  Whoo Hoo!   Maria please email me your address and I’ll get your prize out to you on Tuesday. 

Blessings and hope you have a wonderful memorial weekend!

Mary

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Blackleaf Studios – Freebie Friday

28 May
Good morning!  Today is  Freebie Friday over at the BLS Blog.  Please visit the BLS blog to get your freebie!
This was really super simple to put together.  Only 7 layers….now that’s super simple! 
Thanks for stopping by today and many blessings!
Mary
Sharing the Love:  Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.  Psalm 127:3

Cheery Tuesday

25 May
I am having fun with the new Cosmo Cricket DeLovely collection.  It is sooo bright and cheery!   Isn’t this image adorable!?!!?!  It’s a FREEBIE from Doodle Pantry.  How cool is that!!   Laurie has an awesome selection of FREEBIE and the rest of her stamps are stinkn’ adorable and really inexpensive.
Don’t forget to play along with my challenge in the post below.
Thanks for stopping by today and many, many, blessings to you!
Mary
Sharing the Love:  or the LORD shall be thy confidence, and shall keep thy foot from being taken. Proverbs 3:26

Moe Joe Designs – Challenge #5

20 May

Now that school is done for this semester I can begin again with our monthly Challenge.  We have a sketch challenge for the month of May.

Challenge Details:

1. Please enter a link to your card on Mr. Linky.


2. You have until next Thursday, May 27, 2010 by midnight to enter.

3. On Friday, May 28, 2010: I will post the blog candy winner.

4. Use any stamps that you like.

5. Use any paper products that you’d like. (No specific company is required.)


6. Please share the Challenge photo on your blog that links back to this post.

And as always………..The goal is to have FUN and INSPIRE each other. 

Here is my card for this challenge.  I used the uber adorable Doodle Pantry image.  Love this little bear!

As you can see I used a non-traditional color for my focal image and I love how it turned out!  Our local SBS has the new Cosmo Cricket DeLovely collection and It’s soooo different from all the other Cosmo Cricket lines, but I love it just as much!    For the sentiment I used some Basic Grey felt letters.  Too fun! 
The Challenge Candy:
                                          
                                                  18 sheets of 6×6 Cosmo Cricket DeLovely paper.
What is included in the Challenge candy:
18 – sheets of Cosmo Cricket 6×6 DeLovey paper
2 – Imaginisce stamps (octopus and whale – they are too cute!)
3 – hand dyed doilies (Turquoise – matches perfectly with the DeLovely paper)
1 – Pentel While gel pen
1 – Marvey mini glue runner (this is sooo cute!)
1-  and I’ll throw in a few more goodies.
Thanks for stopping by today and I can’t wait to see what you create!
Many Blessings,
Mary
Sharing the Love:  My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.  Psalm 130:6
Don’t forget to add your link:

Blackleaf Studios Wedensday

19 May
Good Morning!  I have another Blackleaf Studios creation to share with you.  Our DT had a challenge to create an item using the Army graphics or Army digital stamp set and metal accents.  I choose to work with the graphics this time around.  I made a digital invitation that I printed out and a bag topper for the treat bags.
It is so easy to use the graphic set that Blackleaf has to make digital items.  I just love the Army graphic set.  My boys are ALL boy through and through and they love all things Army.  But what boy doesn’t.  I am going to use this set of invites and bag topper for my youngest son’s Birthday that is coming this fall. 
In the picture above you are seeing the front of the card.

This is the backside of the invite.   I used my Photoshop Elements version 7 to create these items and printed them from my desk top printer that is 3 plus years old.  (Can you believe that my printer is that old and still works like a charm. LOL!)

As always….Blackleaf Studios would like for you to join in the fun and create with us.   Please hop on over to the BLS blog and play along.   You can win an awesome digital stamp set from BLS.  It’s a win – win for you.  Don’t forget that they have FREEBIES for you as well, check them out HERE

Check out what the awesome and uber talented DT members did as well.

Tracy
Ashley
Martha (Guest DT)
Rachel
Raechelle
Jen (Guest DT)

Thanks for stopping by today!

Mary 

Sharing the Love:  I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.  Psalm 130:5

Rain or Shine Piggy

16 May

Happy Sunday to you!  It has been one busy weekend and this morning church service was awesome!  My Pastor preached on Worship and Commitment and it was soooo good!  It was the type of message the encourages you and challenges you to deepen your relationship with God. The presence of God was so strong….a sweet presence. 

I made this little piggy card using the Create a Critter cartridge.  It’s sooo cute and easy to use.  My youngest son visits a 5th grade teacher almost every day and talks her ear off! LOL!!!  She was my eldest son 5th grade teacher a couple of years ago and she loves PIGS!  She has a ginormous collection of Pigs and I pretty sure that she doesn’t have this pig.     This card is in a pack of cards.  I figure she can use this for her boyfriend….

This week I will be posting several cards from The Doodle Pantry.  I just love Laurie Wilson’s images!  They are darling, truly darling.  I have been so busy studying for finals and finishing up reports that I haven’t had a lot of time to create.  I am so wiped out by the end of the night, that I just go to sleep.  LOL!

So look for some Doodle Pantry images and a sketch challenge from me.  I still need to buy the prizes so late in the week I’ll be posting my 5th Moe Joe Design Challenge and I hope you play along. 

Tonight the boys and I are going to be decorating a cake using the Cricut Cake machine and I’ll video tape that with my digital camera…..so be looking for that post as well.  The boys have been bugging me to make something, so we planned for today.

Well I do need to get going and finish up my homework.

Thanks for stopping by and many blessings!

Mary

Sharing the Love:  Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.  Eph. 6:10

Happy Thursday

13 May
This is a quick post….I wanted to show you the cute cards and posty note holder I made for my friend.  Love the Create a Critter cartridge. Tooo fun. 

This the posty note holder.  

Hope you have a super fantastic day!

Many Blessings,
Mary

Blackleaf Studios Wednesday

11 May

This Wednesday it is a sketch challenge over at Blackleaf Studios. Check out the details and play along for a change to win some uber digital goodness from Blackleaf Studios.

Blackleaf Studios has a wonderful selection of Freebies to choose from as well. Check them out HERE.

Below is the card I did for the sketch challenge.

Isn’t this the cutest digital set in the world!!?!?!!?!???? I just love this Baby Boy Doodles Graphics set.

The Design Team has made some uber adorable cards using this set….and you won’t want to miss it.
Please go to Blackleaf Studios Blog for all of the details.
Thank you for stopping by and many blessings!
Mary
Sharing the Love:
For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory; 2 Corin. 4:17

Heritage Crochet Etsy Shop

11 May


Two posts in one day! Can you believe it….LOL! I wanted to let you know of our Crochet Etsy shop called Heritage Crochet. My mom crochets baby booties. She loves to crochet and we have lots of different styles. They only cost $11.00 per pair plus shipping.

Our most popular pair of booties right now is the Milwaukee Brewers (button booties).

Well check out our Etsy store and share your thoughts with me.

Many Blessings,

Mary

Sharing the Love:
For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day. 2 Corin. 4:16

Create a Critter

11 May

Wishing you all Sunshine! Isn’t this little ducky cute? I received the Create a Critter cartridge last week and was able to play and make cards this weekend for teacher and Mother’s day gifts.
I have to get going…..don’t forget to check out my first video- opening up the Cricut Cake that I won from Robyn’s blog My pink stamper and provo craft.
Blessings and Hugs,
Mary