Sunday, July 29, 2012

Happy Birthday You Old Bird...

Hello my Scrappy Friends! It's my day to share @ the Crafting Family. I chose to do another card challenge! This time I used a card sketch from  There She Goes Clear Stamps. I just found this blog and thought I would join in on the fun with the cute sketch!
Here's my card-

Recipe- Paper- My Minds Eye "Lush", Card stock, Stamps- Inkadinkado & Sentiment block ?? , Ink- Martha Stewart, Foam Tape, Misc. Ric Rak & Ribbon.

There She Goes Clear Stamps

I want to remind you that the Crafting Family Sketch Challenge is due July 31 and we will have not one but two winners!!

Thanks for dropping by :)

Bloom Where You Are Planted...

Hello my Scrappy Friends! I couldn't sleep this morning so I got on line and was checking out the sketch challenges. Well I missed pinning this sketch from Frosted Designs and the deadline was today so I got straight to work. I had to get this done before church to make the deadline. 
Here's my card-

Recipe, card stock, My Minds Eye "Lush", Ink- Colorbox & Martha Stewart, Stamps- Studio G & ??, Offray Ribbon, Button, Bakers Twine, Glue Dots, Foam Squares, Sewing, Gem.
The sketch #23

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Saturday, July 28, 2012

Make a Wish...

Hello my Scrappy Friends! I have yet another card to show you today. Lots of Birthdays are in the next couple weeks and I'm trying to get them done in time. I made this card using a sketch from Mojo Monday sketch # 251 and combined it with a Color Inspiration Challenge @ Scrap Fit.
Here's my card-
 The picture doesn't show the sparkly all around the flower and the center of the little flowers!

Paper- Recollections "Mosaic Memories" & Card stock
Glitter glue
Studio G stamps
Martha Stewart Ink

Thanks for stopping by! 

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Freedom...sketches in thyme

Hello my Scrappy Friends! It's time for  Thursday Takes #85 and teams A&B will be participating. Thant means lots of inspiration to be found!!

Paper- Recollections
Storytellers Club- Seasonal Cut-Ups

I will also be entering this @
Scrappy Frogs- Red,White & Blue challenge

Thanks for stopping by :)

Monday, July 23, 2012

Make a Wish...

Hello my Scrappy Friends! It's Monday and that means it's my day to share @ the Crafting Family.  I have a card today using a sketch from SOUS. My card if for my Aunts birthday.

 I had a little fun stamping my background on my sentiment spot.

The paper by American Crafts is just beautiful and if your interested you can purchase it by clicking here. The Crafting Family carries a wide selection of quality papers.

Cricut Cartridge- Imagine More
Paper- American Crafts "Love Crazy Little Thing" & "Peach Keen My Darling"
 Misc. Card stock
Stamps- Studio G
Ink- Studio G
Foam Tape

Here's the sketch from SOUS. This is the first card sketch challenge @ SOUS and the sketch was sketched by Sandi Clarkson.

Current Card Sketch Challenge

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Sunday, July 15, 2012

New Sketch Challenge

Hello my Scrappy Friends! I'm back today to share with you the newest sketch @ Crafting Family.

Paper- Basic Grey, DCWV, Making Memories
Ink- Color Box
Fanci Folds- American Traditions
Cricut Cartridge- 3 Birds on Parade
Stickers- Stickopotamus & Provo Craft Alphabitties
Pop Dots
Foam Tape

Our very own Christine & Patricia created the sketch and I think they did a fabulous job!

 You don't have to do an 8 1/2 x 11 you can make it any size that you like to scrap!
 We will have a first and second place prize, so you won't want to miss participating!!

First Place will win this!!
American Crafts: Everyday Collection papers double sided card stock.

Second Place will win this!!
FLOCKED papers from My Mind's Eye's Lush 2 Collection! They are so versatile and easy to use with just about any project you are working on. :)

What do you have to do enter contest?
You have a chance to win two prizes from Crafting Family this month by participating in this sketch challenge! (1) Submit your creation to the Crafting Family Facebook site (or on the sidebar of our blog), (2) become a fan of the Facebook page (if you aren't already); (3) become a follower of the Crafting Family blog (if you aren't already). 

Deadline to enter is July 31, 2012 & the design team will choose two winners byAugust 4, 2012.

Thanks for dropping by!
 Can't wait to see all your fabulous creations!!

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Maybe next year I will be big enough!

Hello my Scrappy Friends!  It's Thursday and that means it's Thursday Takes # 83 @ Sketches In Thyme! Please remember to put the sketch number by your name when entering!

Here's the page I created using the sketch. I entitled it "Maybe next year I will be big enough!". My grandson loves to jump on all of the equipment we have. This includes the riding lawn mower! Hope he still likes it when he's big enough to mow for real!

Paper- Imagine More & My Mind's Eye "Complete Boy" scraps
 Cricut Cartridge- Paper Doll Dress Up 
Tag- The Paper Company
Ink- Martha Stewart & Studio G
Bingo Stamp- ??
Misc. buttons
Pop dots

I will be entering this into the challenge @
  Scrap Fit Warm-Up #29 use a long title, and it needs to be either a complete sentence or a question. - My title has 8 words!
Lasting Memories -LMCB#96 " Dancing With The Paws! Well just show us an animal.  I used a puppy button!

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Monday, July 9, 2012

Crafting Family

Hello my Scrappy Friends! It's Monday and that means I'll be sharing a project I did for the Crafting Family. I made a very my daughters best friend a card for a baby gift. I used the colors she is using in her nursery brown, golden yellow and green. One of the things she always says when she see's a little baby is what a precious little lamb. So I made her a little lamb card!

 I used a card sketch from Frosted Designs, sketch # 22.

I will also be entering this into the anything goes challenge @ Tuesday Alchemy.
Here's how I made my little lamb. I saw a picture of one o

Cricut Cart.- Sweet Treats
Paper- My Mind's Eye "Lush" &  My Mind's Eye "Complete Boy"
Bow-Scrap Fabric
Ink- Studio G
Wiggle Eyes
Creative Memories circle & oval cutters also corner rounder

To purchase the My Mind's Eye Lush collection or any of the other Fabulous paper lines they have available, you can go to the Crafting Family.

Thanks for stopping by :)

Tuesday, July 3, 2012


Hello my Scrappy Friends! Here's a page I did using a sketch from SOUS. It's a page of my daughter, son in-law and 1st grandson back in 2010. I think this was the first time the family had taken Isaiah to swim.
Here's my page-

Paper- Best Occasions, scraps
Cricut Cartridge- 3 Birds on Parade, George & Basic Shapes, Opposites Attract
Wiggle Eyes
Martha Stewart Opaque Marker
Large Tags- The Paper Company
Stickers-Provo Craft alphabitties, Pink Paislee Foam sticker Expressions, Frances Meyer, Inc. "blue splash"
Buttons- misc
Ric Rac
Misc. fibers

Here's the sketch by Sandi - I just love a sketch with banners!!

I'm also entering this into -
Cooking With Cricut-  It's Hot Outside CWC#92 Water..
The Happy Scrappers- The Great Outdoors "Spending time outside in the pool "
V's Sweet Idea Blog-  Summer Fun VSC#1 "Whats more fun than splashing around in the pool in the Summer"
Color Me Scrappy- Challenge #7 color challenge
sugared spectrum

Thanks for stopping by :)

Monday, July 2, 2012

USA...And Blog Candy Winner :)

Hello my Scrappy Friends:) It's Monday and you know what that means it's my day to share @ the Crafting Family. I also will be announcing the winner of my blog candy @ the end of the post!!
Here's my page-

Paper- My Mind's Eye "American Made" you can find it here, DCWV, Storytellers,
misc. paper
Cricut Cart- George and Basic Shapes- "stars" & A Child's Year "rocket boy"
Creative Memories Circle Cutter
Ink- Studio G
Glitter glue-?

1. Little Scrap Pieces- In honor of the 4th of July use a Star "I have LOTS of stars"
2.  HIMCR- #52 Freestyle
3. Docerela Creations- 3 -D project "I have a star that is 3-D on my page"
4. SOUS- die cut challenge Flag
5. 2 Sisters Challenge Blog- Red, White, Blue with an option of extra glitter or bling
6. More Than Favors - Wacky Wednesday #73 -4th of July theme
7. Simon Says- Sporty or Patriotic " I obviously went Patriotic"
8. Scrappy Moms- Terrific Tuesday challenge Patriotic Pride "my page couldn't be anymore Patriotic"
9. Lasting Memories- LMCB #95 Red/White Canada or Red/White/Blue USA
10. My Creative Sketches- Sketch challenge- "Unfortunately for me I didn't read the rules and cannot enter my page in because you can only enter into the sketch challenge ONLY..   :( sadness"

I really loved this sketch, maybe I will do a separate page for them!

I almost forgot the winner of my blog candy is...
Sorry you have to watch the video first :)

I wanted you all to know that it was fair :)
Jessie from Crafts & Coffee email me with your address and I will get you prize in the mail :)
Thanks for dropping by :)