Happy New Year!

What a wonderful year 2010 will be looking to go forward with a new beginning few new resolutions making socks, a few pillow cases these will be a challenge for me.
Wishing all my family and friends a Happy New Year!


Holly Jolly Christmas Card

Snow Flake Card

Some of the card making from last week just messing around in my studio using pattern paper and card stock. Card stock pack used Signature Christmas Holiday Glitter Book by My Mind's Eyes, add die cut snow flake and letters , embellishment words K & Company. Inside of card lined with parchment paper for writing a message.


Merry Christmas Cycle

Another cycle card from the collection seem to be going cycle crazy. I tried to add a little snow in back ground.

Blue & White Christmas

Made two cards this evening will only be posting one from this collection. Inside of card pop up tree which I distress with blue ink. All ornaments and tree inside of card were hand drawn then cut by hand and embossed.


Season Greeting Cycle

Found this motor cycle rubber stamp and just start stamping everything Christmas's, Breast Awareness, Pumpkin Patch, Coffee Cycle all these cards and no one to mail them to this week running out of postage mailing stamps 80% of my cards are mail to soldiers and they other 20% mailing international card swaps. So I decided to keep making at least five cards per morning this way when I do receive postage stamps the cards are ready to mail.


Bold Woman Card

Made this card on Friday for a Bold Woman are you that bold woman when you enter a room all heads turn and people say do you know that woman.

Graphic 45 paper collection
Clear shoe sticker http://www.starform.nl
Flowers silk paper with pearl brad


Blue Tea Cup Card

One of the hand stamp images large tea cup using water colors, sticklers glitter,rubber stamp from Sweet Impressions Stamps, pink leather like paper from The Paper Studio color glossy flower pink, glitter flower Heidi Grace.


Christmas Tea Card

One of the stamps purchase at Rubber Stamp and Scrapbook Expo last Saturday. Products used Graphic 45 Christmas Past Collection paper, stickler glitter and water color pencils. Card lined inside and blank parchment paper to write your own words.


New Cards and Tags

Having three blogs and one website each of the blogs or different blog spot is where I'm watching my growth in card art. Today posting several cards Christmas,Autumn cards. Cards and kits can be purchase on my website.


Lady and the Bird

Card made for Cards of the Month swap facebook group not sure if this will be Autumn card or Lady and the Bird. Hope the person that receive this card like it.

Iris Folding Coffee Cup

After learning Iris Folding one of the cards made for Coffee Monday Swap a facebook group. Anyone can join and invite others to join we swap theme cards coffee, tea latte, mocha or cappuccino once a month you are assign one partner.


Shopping girl #1

Card made for my daughter Darlene she love shopping for lots of shoes that's my baby daughter. My other daughter Trisha also love shoes not as much as Darlene but Celeste she care less about shoes.


Tea Pot

Like many women I love beautiful things, lace, fabric, hand crafted vintage tags, tea pots and coffee cups found this stamp in my stuff. Tea Pot card made for Coffee Monday Swap Group. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/coffeemondaycardmakinggroup


Girl Friend Coffee Talk

Another one of the coffee cards for swap group Coffee Monday. A group that meet every two weeks and swap coffee cards by sept looking to have at least 77 new members.

Happy Birthday Lady

One of the cards I finish last week for cards of the month swap each month members swap a card with one other person the theme for August, Happy Birthday this card is base on a vintage style using g45 paper loving the vintage look.
Everyday I try and create something cards, altered tins or scrapbook pages. Thursday taking a class in jewelry making for sure will blog something about the class on Friday.


Just a Man's Note

Good Morning, a little late posting to blog made Just a Man's Note card for one of the swaps on facebook really need to make more cards for men I can say I really enjoyed trying to come up with ideas for the card need to keep my creative juices flowing and maybe that one outstanding man's card will come to me.

Blue Lady Tag

Using distress ink and g45 paper collection with prima flower, ribbon a quick art tag a tag you can mail to a friend writing a note on the back of the tag or place a tea bag on back maybe your friend can use as a lovely keepsake bookmark. I always say be created and think out side of the box the little art that someone can appreciate. I'm a member of Coffee Monday Cardmaking Swap club. Come join me! July 27th @ 3AM on facebook.

Vintage Coffee Tag update

Update to the first vintage coffee art tag adding g45 paper collection lady to the lace next to porcelain coffee cup and cake. Let me know what you think by leaving comments.

Happy Everything!

It's Friday what a busy week with workshops, classes, finishing 5 cards last night and working on two this evening. On this card added a little lace trim a leather flower, 7gypsies tag guess you would say a little vintage style.
Card made for facebook group, Creative Art Cards & Paper Crafting.


Vintage Coffee Tag

Another art tag for Coffee Monday Cardmaking Swap group made this tag a little vintage style front of tag using vintage looking lace,cotton ruffle, tiny pearls, Heidi Grace cream silk glitter flower, wooden button beige lace ribbon. Back of tag coffee print ribbon, cream and gold ribbon ink edges of tag. Working on two other Coffee Monday tag cards using g45 paper. My swap partner will get a different vintage tag usually post after the person has received there card. Coffee Monday Cardmaking Swap is part of Creative Art Cards & Paper Crafting on Facebook. This blog is about watching my personal growth in cardmaking

Coffee Mug

Coffee Monday Cardmaking Swap a group on facebook Creative Art Cards & Paper Crafting members swap coffee cards every two weeks this is and on going swap club.
I am making a card for each of the members just to say thank you for joining Coffee Monday swap club.
Found this template on http://www.mirkwooddesigns.com best mug card true to size 5x5 in size there are other designs also on this web site to down load. Before down loading always read the fine print and post a link back to the original author.
Product use for card texture card stock, red coffee ribbon, stamin up! stamps, Ranger distress sticklers glitter and blank insert.

Baby Girl Card

Card made for a cardmaking swap on facebook making baby cards will be a challenge for me I am still watching my growth in cardmaking, scrapbooking and paper crafting.
Product used for baby card g45 baby paper,pattern paper light pink card stock, three die cuts embellishments,pink vintage ribbon, blank insert.


The Eyes Have It

Shari taken this photo of me on Sunday, June 21. it's hard for me to have photos taken of me trying to smile. Taking photos of other I do very well. Scrapbook page layout from Pencil Lines sketck #140.


Happy Father's Day

Card made for hubby wanted to try making something different more of a vintage look in cardmaking, using rubber stamp image from stampland stamps and vintage cardstock.


Darlene Cruise 2008

Well Darlene taking another cruise this time with her sister Celestine they had a fad time some reason I can not find Celestine photo on my computer this ever happen too anyone else. When I find the photo for sure I will scrapbook another page will keep everyone updated on the photo.


Golden Family Sympathy Card

Making this card for Freddie whom close friends loss their father this week. After remaking this card several times over I decided to leave it with the flowers doing this time of the Golden family sorrow the words inside will mean so much more The Rose still grows not sure who the author is maybe I will google it later today.


Vintage Scrapbooking, Cardmaking or Paper Crafting I use Graphic 45 Paper.

Baby Granddaughter Nicole

Granddaughter has bloom into a lovely young lady seem like last week we were just shopping at Oakbrook Mall. Scrapbook page layout Pencil Lines Sketch 137 challenge.


Beverly A Very Special Niece

Scrapbook Page of my special niece Beverly.
We are so proud of her she received her Masters Degree over two years ago just finish her scrapbook page. Sketch #136 layout Maria McPherson Pencil Lines Facebook Group.


Happy Days Card for Swap

Card for swap group on FB
Creative Art Cards & Paper Crafting.

Denim Sticker Let's Talk Card

Clear acrylic card made this card for my granddaughter. From the altered denim pocket collection.

Altered Denim Pocket Card

Hi Pocket Card made from old Denim Jeans.

Altered Denim Pocket Card

Clear acrylic Altered Denim Pocket Card Collection. Pocket from old pair of jeans.


ATC's Swap

Butterflies atc swap cards two themes one for flowers and the other butterflies the butterflies are posted here.

Spring Flower Card

Card made on Saturday for Card of the Week group on Facebook. Clear Acrylic Square Card using Jolee's Together Blossoms, Soft Spoken Butterflies, Designer Pattern Paper Roses, inside insert pink & white dot ribbon.


Some of my Favorite Cardmaking Websites

Since I am new to Blogger trying my hand at this is a little different not sure where to start.