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Thursday, December 29, 2011

A New Year Resolution...

Okay, so as you all can see from our blog, we are not the greatest when it comes to actually updating our blog!For our blogging 2012 resolution we would like to update our blog at least once a month. It sounds like a small resolution but if you look at our track record for posting new projects, once a month will be a tremendous leap towards the place we would like to be ONE day with our blog. So wish us luck!
Rebecca & Deanne

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Blog Award!!!

Thanks to Cheri at one.heart.scrapper! We are so excited to receive this Blog Award!

1. Thank the person who sent it to you
2. Tell 7 things about yourself
3. Send this to 15 bloggers

OK so 7 things about us...

1. Rebecca and Deanne have been friends for 15 yrs.!
2. Deanne- I have been happily married for almost 8 yrs.
3. Deanne- I have 3 beautiful children!
4. Deanne- I love to play sports, and volleyball is my favorite!
5. Rebecca- I have been happily married for almost 7 yrs.!
6. Rebecca- I have two beautiful children!
7. Rebecca- I love to play volleyball and softball!

The 15 bloggers we pass this award on to are...

1. Creative Crafts by Maria and Julliete @
2. All My Bugs @
3. My Imagitivity @
4. Pam's Purple Loft @
5. Greetings from the Grotto @
6. DeeGee Scraps @
7. Pri's Craftee Escape @
8. Button's Creations @
9. Brit K. Designs @
10. My attempts at crafting @
11. Granny Anne's Greetings @
12. Roxie"s Creations @
13. FleurDeLis and Flourishes @
14. One Creative Teen @
15. Dreaming of Crafting @

Please stop by their blogs and leave them some love!

Monday, May 9, 2011

NSD Challenge #11

Challenge #11--Make a project and use Pink, Green and Black in it!

Yay! I finished my last challenge right before the deadline!I'm loving animal print with bright colors!

Recollections Cardstock
Forever Young Cricut Cart.
{foot longs} "happy birthday" clear stamp
Black INKADINKADO Ink (Target)
Pop Dots (Walmart)

NSD Challenge #12

Challenge #12--Make a Scrapbook Page, Card, or other with a Kid's theme!

As I've run out of time, I skipped around the challenges... Here's a kid themed scrapbook page. Thomas the Tank Engine quickly became a household name in our house!

Thomas scrap pack from Hobby Lobby
Cardstock from my stack (can't remember from where)
Thomas stickers (Hobby Lobby)

NSD Challenge #10

Challenge #10--Make a layout or card with a pet in it!

We love our local zoo! We go often through out the year! I know this is a "pet" theme, but the camel that we rode is someone's pet, her name is Phoenix!

Cardstock from my stack (can't remember from where)
Cardstock (DCWV)
Create a Critter Cricut Cart.
Glitter Glue (Walmart)

NSD challenge #8

Challenge #8--Make a summer themed project!

Our summer afternoons are often spent riding our 4 wheeler around town and in the mountains! The kids love it and as you can see on my page, it's a great way to put my little one to sleep!;)

NSD Challenge #7 (Rebecca's)

Challenge #7--Make a Scrapbook Page!

NSD challenge #6 (Rebecca's)

Challenge #6--Incorporate a TAG into your project!

very simple scrapbook page with tag!:)

Sunday, May 8, 2011

NSD Challenge #8

Challenge #8--Make a summer themed project!

Easy Peasy! We have many summer days that end with popsicles!

Recollections Cardstock from Michael's
Best Occasions Paper Pack from Walmart
Doodle Charms Cricut Cart.
Sticker from Sticker Tablet "Boy"
Glitter Glue

NSD challenge #5

Challenge #5- Any 3-D item OR if that is too much of a challenge then add a 3-D item on your scrapbook page or card!

I am very excited about this challenge because I have had a coffee container saved for MONTHS now, and I have kept it because I wanted to make me a little "piggy bank" that any spare change goes into for crafting.I think it came out cute!!:)

NSD Challenge #4- Rebecca's :)

I loved how this turned out!:)

cardstock- colorbok (Walmart)
stamp from Peachy Keen Stamps-PK-268 Happy Mothers Day
Prima Flowers

NSD Challenge #3--Rebecca's :)

I didn't get to do any more projects last night so I decided to do a couple of more tonight.:) Here is challenge #3....

Cardstock - Colorbok (Walmart)
Ribbon- George and Basic Shapes- #8 trimmed
Lettering- Gypsy Wanderings Cartridge

NSD Challenge #7

Challenge #7--Make a Scrapbook Page!

I love the Fourth of July! My scrapbook pages are super simple, but I love doing them.

Cardstock (Walmart)
Letters from Nifty Fifties Cricut Cart.
Dimensional Stickers from Jolee's Boutique by EK Success

NSD Challenge #6

Challenge #6--Incorporate a TAG into your project!

I did a scrapbook page with a pennant flag as my tag! I thought it turned out cute!:)

Patterned paper from my stack (can't remember from where)
Cardstock (DCWV)
Sports Mania Cricut Cart.

NSD Challenge #5

Challenge #5- Any 3-D item OR if that is too much of a challenge then add a 3-D item on your scrapbook page or card!

I made this purse to put earrings in for a little girl that I watch, but I think my 3yr old daughter has other plans for it!

Recollections Cardstock
Cardstock (DCWV)
Dimensional Stickers from sticko by EK Success I got from Michael's

NSD Challenge #4

Challenge #4: Make something with a Mother's Day Theme!

I made these Mother's Day scrapbook pages for this challenge. I am so far behind on my scrapbooking, I'm glad I could get these pages done!


Patterned Paper from my paper stack (can't remember where I got them)
Letters from Plantin Schoolbook cricut cart.
Floral Embellishments from Michael's
Brads from Michael's

NSD Challenge #3

Challenge #3--Make a card, scrapbook page, or 3-D item with a breast cancer theme. You can use a ribbon, make it pink, whatever you'd like.

I skipped Challenge #2. If I can, I will try to go back and do it later. But on I go... Here's a card I made for Challenge #3. It's very basic 'cause I am trying to stay within the 1hr. time frame. :)I love these colors together. Any bright color with zebra print is awesome!

Recollections Cardstock
Forever Young Cricut Cart.
MPS Simply Sweet Occasions Stamp "Think Pink"
Black INKADINKADO from Target
Gems from sticko by EK Success
Pop Dots from Walmart

NSD Challenge #1

Challenge #1 - Anything Cupcake!!!

Here's my cute and simple card I made for this challenge.

Cardstock (DCWV)
Recollections glitter paper from Michael's
Plantin SchoolBook Cricut Cart.
Doodle Charms Cricut Cart.
Ribbon Celebrate It Basic Narrows from Michael's
MPS Simply Sweet Occasions stamp "sweet wishes"
Martha Stewart "Coal" ink
stitches done with Marvy Gel Excel pen
Pop dots from walmart

National Scrapbook Day!

My Pink Stamper

Yesterday was such a busy day for me that I decided to make today (Sunday, May 8th) my NSD! As Rebecca mentioned in her previous blog, Robyn aka My Pink Stamper celebrated NSD hosting an all day event filled with challenges and giveaways! So join the fun at

Alright, here are rules and guidelines for the challenges...

*You may only enter once for each challenge.

*Even though this is National SCRAPBOOK Day, your projects do not need to be limited to layouts. Feel free to make a card, scrapbook page, mixed media, or 3D item for your entry as long as you are in the challenge theme.

*Use what you have! Do your BEST with your own supplies. It will truly be a challenge for all of us that way. :)

*It must be a project that you made SPECIFICALLY for the challenge and not previously. When you are posting it on your blog, please link back to so that your readers will know what challenges you are referring to.

*There will be a new challenge posted every hour but I will not be closing this until Monday night so those who need to participate later still can. However, it is truly a challenge if you try to complete one in the hour.

Yay! I'm so excited!

Saturday, May 7, 2011

MPS- Challenge #2

For this challenge we were asked to make a manly card or scrapbook page using Kraft cardstock. I was looking and looking in my paper stacks and I found my LAST sheet of Kraft paper!! I was thinking two things when I found it, 1. Thank God! So I can participate and 2. I need to go buy more! :/ I decided to do another scrapbook page because well I just need to do as many as I can and today is the perfect day for that! It's a page for my son's scrapbook..I can't wait to add pictures!:) On to the next challenge...

Happy National Scrapbook Day!! (Challenge #1)

My Pink Stamper has been holding challenges at all day long for National Scrapbook Day! My family and I have been gone all day and so now it's time for me to play catch up!:) Here is my first entry, the challenge is to make something, anything that has to do with cupcakes! I decided to do a 12 x 12 scrapbook page because I am VERY behind...Here it is..quick and I have to go to do the next!:)

Monday, April 11, 2011

My very 1st Peechy Keen Sketch Challenge!

Here is my first Peachy Keen Sketch Challenge entry! I am so glad they give you so much time to be able to participate, today I thought I was too late and I am very happy I wasn't.

I didn't really know what I was going to do with this card at first, but my son just received his school pictures back and there is a long photo in the package that we are going to be sending to Grandma and I decided to make a card to fit perfectly around it!

Here it is! I can't wait for the next challenge:)

Sunday, April 10, 2011

My Pink Stamper Pinkalicious Blog Hop Challenge!

My Pink Stamper had her monthly Pinkalicious Blog Hop last Friday and I am so happy I was able to participate in the challenge! This is my first Pinkalicious Challenge I have been able to participate in and I am very pleased with my cute little card!

The Theme was "anything birthday"...

I used my Gypsy this last weekend to create this shape card. I am so thankful that the gypsy is portable, it really helped the 2 hr. drive go by a little bit faster!:)

I used the "Smiley Cards" cartridge that comes pre-loaded onto the Gypsy, I love love love the "Smiley Cards" cartridge and have been using it alot lately. I did use the hide contour button and hid the smiley face and added the 11. Here it is hope you like it!....

p.s... If you click on it and enlarge the picture you can see the paper I used it has a bit of glitter, I didn't get a great picture and I think it looks way better in person! oh well :)

Friday, April 8, 2011

Finally a card in April!! (Throwback Thursday)

So me and the Bestie, Deanne, have noticed that we are really slacking on posting new cards and pages we make on to our blog, so we are hoping (fingers crossed) that we can kick it up a notch!! We have maybe 1 or 2 for each month since we have started our blog and it's a little emabarrassing! lol To all the mommy's out there that post several cards a week and still take care of your family, you inspire us for sure!!

So last night I decided to join in on Emma's Throwback Thursday Challenge that was posted about a week ago on her blog, It was a cricut-less challenge and for me it was a bit of a challenge because I don't own any cute stamps to color in. I did find this flower and decided to stamp it on the card. It's not a favorite of mine but here it is....

Friday, March 18, 2011

Birthday Card!

It's been a while since I've blogged, but just to catch you up on the happenings around here... My youngest daughter Alexandria was born on December 9th of 2010! The past couple of months we've been adjusting and truly enjoying having her here! Her big brother Roman, and big sister Miya, have welcomed her with open arms are amazing with her. They are big helpers! Things are super busy and with Spring in the air, I can imagine things will continue to get even busier! My husband's amazing and I couldn't do it without him! He's very supportive, even when it comes to my crafting time. :)
As most of you can relate, I am way behind on scrapbooking. But, I have big goals to scrap away and to make as many cards as I can this year. I have continued to follow blogs and check in on them ever now and then. I am planning on participating in more blog hops and challenges, so stay tuned for that. I love seeing what others create and being inspired by their creations! I hope Rebecca and I will be able to get together to scrap and make cards soon.
Here's what I made this week. I hope to have more to share soon!

I am so excited about this card! I found this great, step by step tutorial at I have been wanting to make a "swing card" for some time now and I just hadn't decided what to do with it. I'm still experimenting with it, but I think my first one turned out pretty good. My mother-in-law's birthday is this weekend, so this one's for her!


5x7 olive green Cardstock (DCWV)
brown mat Textured Paper (from Target)
{foot longs} "happy birthday" clear stamp
Chocolate Chip ink from Stampin' Up
yellow and green flower brads from Michael's
floral embellishments and center brad from Michael's

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Rock On!

It's getting late but I just wanted to add this card I made tonight for a little cousin who is having a Birthday this weekend! He is turning 7 and is very much into Guitar Hero and I thought this would be perfect for him!

I found this awesome card recipe from a new(to me) blog I found, I just want to Thank her for listing the measurements of the cuts, it helped me out so much! Thanks!

Here it is!

Card base is 6 x 12 (scored @ 3 inches ) both ends (6x6 card)
Pattern Paper cut @ 2 3/4 x 5 3/4

Inside Pattern Paper cut @ 5 3/4 x 5 3/4

Card smaller base cut @ 3 1/2 x 3 1/2
Pattern Paper cut @ 3 1/4 x 3 1/4
Gray mat cut @ 3 x 3

Guitar cut out at 2.75 Inch. from Indie Art Cart.
Font cut out at 1 inch. from Blackletter Font Cart.

Have a great night!

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

My Creative Time, Throw Back Thursday Challenge

With this Throw Back Thursday Challenge you needed to use the "Walk in my Garden" cartridge and to use flowers. I don't have that cartridge:( but I did incorporate flowers! I used my new cartridge (christmas present from the Bestie) "Forever Young". I LOVE LOVE LOVE the cartridge and can't wait to use it more in the future! My camera is broken so I had to take this on my phone, it's a little blurry..