Tuesday, March 31, 2009

down on the farm

got this cute little stamp at Mike's

a friend recently moved out of town cause she said

"life is just better out here"

well this card just says it all :)

good nite girls :)

p.s. the bottom white looks so sloppy but not in real life

(shrug) IRL it actually looks crisp??? bad picture I guess :)

Sunday, March 29, 2009

impressed, amazed, inspired {by you}

by all of you!

thank you so much

you are my inspiration :)

I bought 5 colors of crackle paint today at Mikes

I know you aren't suppose to stamp with them

but these trees begged to glimmer in tarnished brass

so I painted my stamp with the brush in the jar

then stamped the image

let it dry

added the white picket fence paint

let it dry

then spritzed the blending tool from Tim Holtz

with meadow green glimmer mist and rubbed it over the white

did the same technique with the glaciar glimmer mist for the sky

stamped the saying

cut with nestabilities

thanks for looking

{amazing, happy} YOU & you are awesome {crazy, FUN}

Hey girls!

sorry I have not posted...work, work & more work.
It has been so busy where I work
we have finally hired some new nurses
hopefully we can breath now (pppffff)

Back to scrappiness :)

more pics of the boys in the pool

a couple weekends ago in the States

used my swiss cheese EK punch

that to me looks like bubbles :)

took advantage of the "leftovers"

and used the punchouts as more bubbles

with some sparkly bling :)

thanks for lookin

see ya soon

Monday, March 23, 2009

awesomely coo"lust" fun

yep those boys of mine lust after the water

they must be in it 24/7 :)

good thing the pool at our hotel was awesome!

pics from last weekend in the united states :)

thanks for lookin

used my glimmer mists along the egdes and on the mat :)

see ya

Sunday, March 22, 2009

long haul

yep...friends for a real long haul

I made this card thinking of a couple friends :)

Kim (cause of Troy being away)
Karen (cause you could use a pick me up)
Lisa G (cause you were lonely)
Trish (for your off week)
Tammy (cause of your wrist, bacement etc)

well for all of my girls here
for your hurts

for your troubles

and just for them bad days

I am here for you :)

"friends for the long haul"


all of you :)

thanks for comin around so much

I got a full week of evenings to work startin tomorrow

so my posts may be sporatic this week :(

I am makin up for it today :)

inkadinkado stamps & a card

well I told ya a while back that

my buddy Tammy

found a contest run by Inkadinkado


make a card...get a card :)

so I sent in my 3 works & got these stamps in return!

very nice :) free always is :)

so I used a few glimmer mists, a Tim Holtz mask, some flowers from the $ store (the biggest one from trish...thanks girl) and the butterfly stamp seen above with a nestabilities butterfly cut in transparency over top...lovin that look of a 3D butterfly

thanks for lookin

see ya soon

glimmer mists!

Ok so I finally got my hands on some glimmer

my girl T from etown fixed me up with the candy :)

thank you so much girl...I am lovin it all!!!

and man oh man there is a lot of shinny things in my life today!

I sprayed both the boys while they were sleepin...hehe they are glimmering :)

then I sprayed some paper, some flowers, some stamps, some more paper, some patterned paper, some transparency, some chipboard, some masks, and some more paper :)

yep I's havin me some redneck crafty fun!

this is the result :) thanks for lookin

wild animals :)

I just smile when I see this Autumn Leaves Stamp set

it is so cute

colored them cuties with my copics (sorry Doll)

got it sitting on my new easel

a very special gift from my girl Trish!

yep she said it was for my blog

it makes me happy that she was thinkin about me & this place

thanks sweets :)

Saturday, March 21, 2009

wild about you cowboy

I sure am!

lovin this little cowpoke!

& lovin my copics...did a little more shading in this one

and I just love how the horse looks

thanks for comin by
see ya soon cowgirls

RAK #2 winner

Hey All!!!

Well I can barely believe it but the winner is...
another etowner takes it!
Trish you have won!!!
congrads & thank you all so much for visitin with us here
I totally appreciate it!

Stampin Bella

As you know I lOVE Bella stamps!!!
and I love copics...which Bella sells!!!
I spoke with Ryan at 18666452355
and he gave me and 10 of my closest friends a 10% discount :)
he is such a sweetie!!!
so let me know if you want the coupon code girls & I'll send it out to you :)
Bella is canadian and they ship worldwide!!!

p.s. so ya I ordered a bunch more copics :)
and a couple more stamps LOL!
if you spend over 50$ shippin is like 5 bucks :)
have fun girls :)

The United Kingdom

offers some just awesome stamps!!!
I have to say I LOVE the line from Sugar Nellie
WOW just gorgeous...perfect for copic coloring...perfect for me :)
so ya I placed an order
then more stamps came available so I placed a second order :)
you order through Funky Kits
I got email notification that my treasures have been shipped
12 gorgeous stamps on their way here for about 100 bucks canadian
yep that is a fair price to my door I think
can't wait to get them & start stampin!!!
I am so excited!
then I discovered a similar company
called Whiff of Joy
I may have to place an order here when I get back from the US :)
Anyways just a share of 2 cool stamp companies
cause I know ya all wanted to spend more $$$ LOL
take care you

chances to win!

lookie you could win 72 copic markers!!!
holy crap!!!
yep you heard me right
the markers that I used to color my stamped images can be won here
cool hey???

and this!!!

oh my this one!

oh my check this one out!

wow look at this one!

add one from one of my favorite blogs...Hi Kim!!!

all awesome giveaways...have fun girls!!!

Friday, March 20, 2009

party time cowboy

this is a Amy Bradley Design Stamp from Stampabilities

too cute...I used a studio G sun & party time words for this image

oh & I embossed the image first then colored it with my copics :)

thanks for lookin

see ya soon

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

a bar for Mrs H

Nick's teacher is just a sweet heart!

hey Mrs. H :)

she was over the other nite for card nite

and she was telling us that this has been a tough week

our report cards were good...wooHoo

& we have parent teacher on Friday

Mrs.H loves chocolate so what is a better cheer up???
my first time using my copics!!!!
what do you think?
do you think it looks like a gazzillion dollar job? :)
hope so LOL
thanks for coming by!
see ya soon

Sunday, March 15, 2009

RAK #2

Hey ALL!!!

well since I am back from shoppin
thought I would have RAK #2
This week I have card nite monday,
then I work tues, wed & thurs
so I thought a giveaway would be an awesome way to occupy the week
So RAK #2 is
a butterfly minibook, 2 Inkadinkado stamp sets (can exchange at Mike's), 3 K&Company sets, 3 Anna Griffin embellie sets, colorbok epoxys, Time 4 Crafts adhesive ribbon, Marcella K ancestry 15 page pack, 3 glitter packs, and some Making memories Easter type die cuts :) hope you like this rak :) #3 will come in 3 weeks after my next visit to the US...yes you read correctly...I am going with a group of girls in a couple weeks for a "girls weekend" no kids, just shoppin...LOL!
good luck everyone!!!
to enter simply tell me somethin...anything about yourself :)
thank you SO much to all of you for leavin comments & just visitin us from time to time :)

we R back!

well we had an absolute AWESOME time in the US
the boys are exhasted (all 3 of them :))
and to tell the truth I am a little tired too...
from puttin away ALL MY STUFF!!!
OMG I went totally crazy & bought SO many things
all things I totally needed LOL...but ya I went crazy
Well I bought a cricut cart, an alpha for my sizzix, some dies for my sizzix, an awesome cuttlebug folder, this B&W patterned paper pack :) a punch, a boys font cd, a few stamps LOL, and some embellies :)
Then I needed these gazzillion dollar markers and a CD to go with them :) but I am pretty sure I am gonna return them...long story but has to do with poor customer service at Hobby Lobby :(
and then there was these Tim Holtz stamps & masks...yep needed ALL of it (rollin eyes)
I know I am VERY LUCKY and although I work hard for my money I feel very fortunate to be in the financial position I am in...this hobby is all I do too so I refuse to feel bad :) I am too happy right now anyways.
thanks for lookin
be back to post my rak

Thursday, March 12, 2009

little somethins

well...I loved that B&W card so much

I had to make a little somethinsomethin to go with it :)

and then I could hear the girls next Monday at card nite

can't you use a different combo then B&W (picky girls) :)

so here is another combo...quit your complainin :)

thanks for comin by
come on back on monday for another RAK :)
We are goin to the US of A this weekend & I WILL be doin a little shoppin :)
I will be pickin up some great prizes
all of you frequent visitors to our blog will have a chance to win :)
a little somethinsomethin to say thank you :)

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

THIS IS {what} lucky 7 {looks like}

I have no more pics to scrap

I know many of you are saying "WHAT?"

but really these last pics of Nick blowing out his candles & opening gifts are my last pictures to scrap...I am totally caught up on all my pics...MUST take more :)

thanks for lookin :)

wild n crazy!

last of the pics from the pool at Nick's Bday!

likin these los WAY more then the last 2
thank you so much for comin back after the last crappy LO
please come on back :)

Monday, March 9, 2009

christmas concerts

you know EVERY mom has these kinda pics

one's you wanna scrap, that tell your story

but they have other kids/people in it

so that leads me to these pics of the boys singing at their Christmas concerts

these layouts are not me

but they are scrapped & in my book & tell the story I wanted

so I am happy for that (right K? :)))

off to bed as I work tomorrow
I am tired

bald is beautiful

this kid in the states will be shaving his head to raise money for kids with cancer
totally LOVE this idea!
you can donate by credit card if you wish
and if so you can enter to win a great prize here
please no obligation just helpin spread the word :)


more pics from Nick's birthday nite at the hotel with the dinosaur water park

we had some friends with us & man-O-man them boys had a blast!!!

I used this light blue fun flock but it is hard to see in the pic...IRL it is real fun! :)

and I used some Cloud 9 rain dots on the tips of the water swirls :)

hope you likey...thanks for comin by...I am off to work...later dudes :)

Sunday, March 8, 2009

rawkin that water

I LOVE these pics and so I wanted this latout to be a good one

I used the new Pop Star B&W paper from Rusty Pickle...LOVE IT!!!

thanks so much for comin today!

see you soon!

Saturday, March 7, 2009


I got an email from a friend today
she says she was on another blog and saw my work there :)
but not my name :(
this of course makes me sad but whatever
then my friend said I MUST watermark
everyone who knows me knows what I am saying right now
"what the heck is that?" LOL
I am so ddaaahhh sometimes
so yes a watermark
a little somethin on the pic that ensures everyone knows it is yours
(shrug) is it hard to do?
is it worth it?
do I care?
what are the rest of you thinkin?
thanks for the input


I looked at my last post & did not like the smudged white

hated the look of the black on the white swirls...they just looked sloppy

and thought the black border was too wide

I thought you guys deserved more

so I made the card again

this time I heat setted the white ink

I heat embossed the black swirls to make the look crisper

and I made the black center border about a third of the width of the card

I like it much better

what are your thoughts?

can you see a difference?

what would you notice if given either card?

thanks for your input

a little somethinsomethin

I HAD to have this Stampin Up "free" stamp

It was a level 2 so I had to spend a shit load of $ to get it

LOL...yep a real hardship...hehehe

I say "a little somethinsomethin" often

it is just a very me type of saying....so ya it was a must have :)

I whipped up this little B&W 2X3 for card nite

I buggered up the white ink...guess it wasn't dry when I took the picture :(

but you get the drift & I think the girls will like it in their colors of choice :)

thanks for lookin

see ya later

take a chance...be you

a message for everyone to remember

take a chance on yourself

there is no one more worthy :)
the colors in this card match SO nice in real life
but in these pics...not so much :(

thanks to all of you who drop by my blog

I love hearing from all of you

one of my friends said yesterday

"I like your blog cause there is a lot of everything"

but she said she wanted me to explain where I get my ideas from

I laughed...I totally don't know

I know when I look through idea books or magazines I see a little somethin I like & I just remember it

like I was lookin through my new Canadian Scrapbooker at work (I know shameful) and I saw someone used jean on a layout...hence the jean in my baby boy card...it is those kinda ideas that I steal from AWESOME scrappers...and I am so grateful to those scrappers & this hobby...it gives me a little somethinsomethin to do on friday nites when my hubby is at the lake with his buddies :)

Friday, March 6, 2009

baby cards

well I have not made a baby card in a long while

all my friends have already had their babies

or have yet to take the parenthood challenge :)

there are however a bunch of girls at work preggo

and several other friends contemplating it

so I thought it was time.
thanks for checkin my stuff out
you my girls raawwkkk :)