Saturday, January 24, 2009

One inch treasures

I have been working on a different kind of art these past 2 days. One inch wonders. I am in a swap with other CTMH consultants and these are my contributions. How do you like them?

A little hard to see? Fear not, just click onto the picture and you can see the cute little images.

You would think deciding what to submit would be easy. Wrong! LOL. No I like the difficult and challenging. What should have taken me a day has now turned into at least another day of stamping and coloring before I can send off my "babies" to join the hostess' large collection for this and yet another swap.

I am enjoying these little "wonders", and can see them on a multitude of things. For instance this size would be great for the 3"x 3" cards I have done, along with standard size cards and also layouts. Giving them up to use will be the difficult thing I am afraid. LOL.

Enjoy your day and God bless.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Monday morning snow

Want snow? We got it! Free for the taking!
Here is the crab apple tree blanketed with it. Pretty isn't it?

Here we are facing right on the deck. Yes, even more of the white stuff!

And now for the left side of the deck. Snow, snow everywhere!

We have since been plowed, and the girls have been outside playing in it. At least that white stuff hasn't been wasted on the girls!

Hope you all have a blessed day.

Saturday, January 17, 2009

New cards from CTMH Ms Sweetheart!

Finally Close To My Heart has come out with some gals! These are so cute, and has a vast potential for cards of all kinds. I am using the DCWV Sweet paper pad with these two cards. I used diamond stickles on her gown.

The inside is pretty as well. Sorry for bad photos, you will have to take my word, these cards really look good in person.

This one has a different color background. On this lady I used the opal glitter glue I got at Walmart.

I finished the inside of this one with a larger white card stock area.

Let me know what you think, any and all comments are welcome.
Have a blessed day.

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Valentine's cards with box

Here are the cards in the boxes I made. The cards measure 3" x 3". I made the envelopes to match the papers I used.

This one is using Close To My Heart Silhouette Papers. I used the heart Nestibilities for the hearts.

This one is using the Close to My Heart bubblegum card stock and background and texture papers, now retired.

I used the cutlebug dies for this one as well as the heart Nestabilities.

What ever you do today, may you do it with peace in your heart.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Nana's Beauty

My grandmother always had a flower garden, which inspired me to have one of my own, of course, a lot smaller than hers. So at the age of 5 I had my first flower garden. She gave me a rose bush, and some seedlings to plant. The most favorite of mine was her morning glorys. Beautiful!

So this card is for my grandmother who brought such beauty into a little girl's heart.

The inside is not plain either. The sentiment speaks of another woman's incredible wisdom, Mother Teresa.

May you have a blessed 2009.

Let your light shine

This is my first attempt at an inspiring card. I got this stamp from stampin up (thanks Sue for being a demonstator). I used outdoor denium ink on white card stock, a Martha Stewart border punch for the bottom of the white, and textured card stock for the dark blue. I think this may make a better book mark (using just the white), than it does a card. Oh well, that is my opinion.

Since I wasn't happy with the first one, I had to do it again. This time I made it a regular size card. I used moonstruck for the ink, white card stock for the base and for the stamped image. Then I put adhesive on the top of the image, put a used fabric softner sheet (brushed with sandpaper), smooth the sheet over the image to make sure it is glued down, then apply glitter and smooth that down.

Now it looks like I wanted. It really looks better in person. Like the lighthouse is in a fog ladden place.

Tell me what you think.

Anywhere you go, remember to let your light shine! Be blessed.

Celebration of life

We had a death in our church family recently and I wanted to create a smpathy card that was as beautiful as the lady was. This card I created is a celebration in life. The flowers used in this card are as bright and beautiful as Mimi. The sentiments used are for the family to remind them that their loved one is now with God, and that God is only a prayer away.

Here is the inside of the card showing all the folds and sentiments. This is not the actual card I made for her family. I didn't take pictures before I signed the card, so I made another to take a picture of and share. I hope you like my Celebration Of Life card.

Thanks and God's blessings on you and this new year.

Friday, January 2, 2009

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to each and everyone of you! Yes I did bring the new year in, as well as Destiny and my hubby.

I hope you have a very blessed, and happy 2009.