Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Sketch Challenge

Good Morning!!! Today I decided to join in a sketch challenge.
My Card
Materials Used
Cartridges: Sophie (butterfly cut at 1 2/2 inches and 1 inch and oval cut at 2 inches)
                  Lacy Labels (label cut at 3 ¾ inches)

Stamp: Spring has Sprung by Pink by Design

Paper: The Blossoms & Butterflies by DCWV

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Bunnies and Blossoms Banner Hop

Welcome to the Bunnies and Blossoms Banner Hop for Special Needs Children.
You have reached the last stop for the hop :)

30+fantastic papercrafters have come together to create Spring-themed banners.They will then donate these banners to Ellen (CardMonkey), who works asAdmissions Coordinator at Pediatric Specialty Care (PSC), www.pediatricspecialty.com.

PSC is a long-term care facility for specialneeds children who are medically-fragile and/or technologically-dependent. Thebabies, children and youths at PSC range in age from birth to 21, and areadmitted from all over the country.
Some are infants, born prematurely and beforetheir lungs have had a chance to mature. Others have serious birth defects,illnesses or injuries from accidents that cause them to need tender loving carein a home-like environment -- many for their lifetimes.

Our banners are meant to cheer the youngpatients, their families, and the staff at PSC. Here is the banner that I made and will be sending to Ellen to decorate a child's room:
 Close Ups
Materials Used
Cartridges: Hannah Montana (butterfly cut at 5 1/2 inches and bird cut at 4 3/4 inches)
                  Sophie (egg cut at 4 3/4 inches and flower cut at 4 inches)
                  Simply Charmed (bunny cut at 4 3/4 inches and chick cut at 3 3/4 inches)
                  Storybook (pennant cut at 6 3/4 inches)

Paper: Citrus Bliss by K & Company
           Peep by We R Memory Keepers

We DO have a tasty bit of blog candyto thank you for visiting us today! What's the prize??!

How about a beautiful handmade (courtesy of our Blog Hop Hostess, CardMonkey!) Cricut Cozy Covers?! Each one is individually styled in your pick of colors and embroidered words! These are RARE because CardMonkey does not make them for sale and she usually sticks to paper, not sewing!!

To qualify, there are two steps:
1. Comment on as many Bunny & Blossoms Blog Hop blogs as you wish -- the more blogs on which you comment, the more chances you have to win. There will only be one winner, picked at random by Random.Org.

2. Follow and comment on the CardMonkey blog ... Leave a comment on our Hop Hostess's site (http://cardmonkey-business.blogspot.com) and let her know if your name is picked, what 2 accent colors you'd like on your Cricut Cozy Cover, andw hat text you'd like embroidered (up to 3 lines). You MUST be a follower of the CardMonkey blog to win and you MUST leave a way for her to contact you if your name is picked.

Blog Hop Line Up
Ellen ♥ CardMonkey - http://cardmonkey-business.blogspot.com/
Ashley - http://theglamoroussideofscrapping.blogspot.com/
Pam - http://pammejo-scrapbookflair.blogspot.com/
Rachelle - http://creationsbyrachelle.blogspot.com/
Jessica Esch- http://chick-n-scrap.blogspot.com/
Nancie- http://alittlepieceofmebynancie.blogspot.com/
Tami- http://tamboscreations.blogspot.com/
Susan E Bermudez - http://susanascorner.blogspot.com/
Beckie - http://justbcreativecrazy.blogspot.com
Jamie M.- http://craftygirl21.blogspot.com/
Vicki Wilson- http://scrapbookingcreationsbyvicki.blogspot.com/
Robin - http://scrapandchat.blogspot.com/
Jennifer - http://craftycardgallery.blogspot.com/
Debbie T. - http://debbiescrafttime.blogspot.com/
Lisa T. - http://bitbythecricutbug.blogspot.com/
Cindy Potentier. - http://toolsofacropingqueen.blogspot.com/
Yvette- http://gammascreativecorner.blogspot.com/ (You are HERE)

Saturday, March 17, 2012

3D Blog Hop

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Welcome to the 3D Blog Hop! This hop is going to have projects that are all 3D.

To be eligible for the grand prize drawing you must leave a comment for everyone and become a follower. The winner will be announced one week after the hop closes so that everything can be checked. 

You should have arrived from Anita's blog, if not feel free to start from the beginning.

My project :) Egg Tree
Close Up

Mini Tutorial
I cut the tree using the fit to page button.
I cut off the baby carriage and used ink to distress the tree.
I then cut the eggs and I also used the flip button, so that I can glue two eggs back-to-back.

Materials Used
Cartridges: Baby Shower (tree cut at fit to page)
                  Doodlecharms (eggs cut at 2 1/2 inches)

Thanks for stopping by! Your next stop is Jearise.

Blog Hop Line Up
Monica http://scraps2treasure.blogspot.com/
Haidee http://created2bunique.blogspot.com/
Tanya http://ScrappyScavenger.blogspot.com
Jamie http://scrapqueen141.blogspot.com/
Stephanie http://www.whimsical-designs.com/
Anita http://www.anitaandbugs.blogspot.com
Yvette http://gammascreativecorner.blogspot.com/ (You are HERE)
Jearise http://lorbysworld.blogspot.com (NEXT STOP)
Dena - http://missdjones.blogspot.com/
Jessica http://thecrafterscottage.blogspot.com
Lisa P. http://handmadewithlove-lisa.blogspot.com/
Erica http://mycricutcraftroom.blogspot.com

Wednesday, March 14, 2012


I am starting to create decorations for my future classroom, so I decided to make a banner.
Close Ups

 I used patterned paper and chipboard to create the banner.
 I love how the banner looks on my pink wall :)
Materials Used
Cartridges: Mini Monograms (squares cut at 5 inches)
                  Old West (font cut at 3 inches)
                  Simply Charmed (leprechaun cut at 2 1/2 inches and pot of gold cut at 2 inches)
                  Designer's Calendar (clover cut at 2 inches)

Paper: Uptown Flair by the Paper Studio
           Summer Song by My Mind's Eye

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Diva Birthday

I just love using my Hello Kitty cartridges for any occasion. 
I used pop dots on Hello Kitty.
Materials Used
Cartridges: Hello Kitty Font (HK cut at 2 inches)
                  Lacy Labels (label cut at 5 inches)
                  Birthday Bash (banner cut at 2 1/2 inches)
                  Tags, Bags, Boxes & More (tag cut at 1/2 inches)

Stamp: Crikey by Pink by Design

Paper: Safari Untamed by the Paper Studio

Saturday, March 3, 2012

March's 100 Cartridge Blog Hop

Welcome to March's 100 Cricut Cartridge Blog Hop!!!

You should have arrived from Samantha's Blog.

All week long I have been working on this mini baby album for a friend. This is my first time making a mini album and I enjoyed making it. I am hoping to start scrapbooking again.
Cartridge Used: 9 Months (sentiment cut and pregnant lady cut at 3 inches)
Cartridge Used: Sugar and Spice (sentiment cut at 1 1/2 inches)
Cartridges Used: 9 months (sentiment cut at 1 1/2 inches and ultrasound cut at 2 inches) & Lacy Labels (label cut at 3 inches)
Cartridges Used: Lacy Labels (label cut at 3 inches) & 9 Months (crib cut at 2 1/4 inches, sentiment and mobile cut at 2 inches)
Cartridges Used: 9 Months (umbrella cut at 3 inches and sentiment cut at 2 1/4 inches) & Lacy Labels (label cut at 2 1/2 inches)
Cartridges Used: New Arrival (feet cut at 3 inches and sentiment cut at 1 3/4 inches) & Lacy Labels (label cut at 3 inches)
Cartridges Used: Lacy Labels (label cut at 3 1/2 inches) & New Arrival (tub cut at 3 inches and duck cut at 1 inch) & 9 months (sentiment cut at 1 1/2 inches)
Cartridge Used: 9 Months (blocks cut at 2 1/2 inches and onesie cut at 3 inches)

Paper Used: Twinkle twinkle little boy by My Mind's Eye

I used my Yourstory Photo to put the album together.
You have to let it cool down on the tray.
Finished product.

Thanks for hopping by and your next stop is Erica's Project.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Lucky to have you as a friend

I just love Peachy Keen Stamps!!! 
I used the Happy Lashes Assortment stamp set to create this card.
Materials Used
Cartridges: Designer's Calendar (clover cut at 1 3/4 inches)
                  Tags, Bags, Boxes & More (tag cut at 3/4 inches)

Stamps: Happy Lashes Assortment by Peachy Keen Stamps
               Spring has Sprung by Pink by Design