Monday, May 9, 2011

My first ever blog Award!!!

I am so excited, not only is it National Scrapbook Day but Crazy4Christ  over at has awarded me my first blog award. Thanks so much!
Your blog has been deemed Cricut-tastic. Wear this badge proudly on your blog and share it with friends. Share this award with 10 people that you think have Cricut-tastic blogs. You also have to tell 5 cricut related things about yourself.
Five Cricut Facts about me:
1. My first cricut was the Personal Cutting Machine which I purchased as a gift to my self for finishing my first year of nursing school.
2. I have only had my Expression since November 2010, crazy I know.                                            
3. I only buy my cartridges off ebay because why pay $70 or more when you can get it for $20 ish.
4. My favorite cartridge right now is Create A Critter.
5. I hope I get a Gypsy for Mother's Day! Hint, Hint!!!

I am awarding this to.....

Thanks again for this Award Crazy4Christ!

Saturday, May 7, 2011

My Pink Stamper National Scrapbook Day Challenges!!!

Challenge # 1 create something with a cupcake on it. I chose this cute little cupcake from Simply Charmed and made a B-Day card, cause you can never have too many of those on hand.
Challenge #2 was to make something using Kraft cardstock. I needed I birthday card for my nephew today and thought this Snake from Birthday Bash was just the ticket. I hope he likes it.

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Mother's Day Cards!

 I am entering this card into two challenges. The Terrific Tuesday Challenge with Scrappy Moms and Patches of Pink Thursday Link-up Party.

More pictures to come for this card, my camara died right in the middle of taking pictures.

I used Scrappy Moms stamps on both cards and Lawn Fawn stamps on The home decor piece. The nesting doll is cut from Simply Charmed at 3 1/2 " The flower is cut from Forever Young at 3" I think. On the home decor piece the images are from the Give a Hoot cartridge. Thanks for stopping by.

Monday, April 25, 2011

Great Giveaway at Sherri Scraps With Passion!

Special Giveaway~Check it out!!!

Hello Everyone,

I have decided to have a special giveaway to "THANK" all my crafty friends who follow me and leave me such sweet comments! I really appreciate it!!
I started my blog on Feb 8th and wow, what a journey its been! I have been inspired by so many of you and have learned a lot! Even though I have not met any of you, I very much consider all of you my friends. So, thank you again for your support!
Here is my giveaway:
With summer around the corner, I thought it would be fun to giveaway the Campin Critter cartridge. This cartridge has some of the cutest images on it. You are going to love it! I have had some fun playing with mine and consider it one of my favorites. I am also including a Recollections Cardstock Paper~Spice Market, The cuttlebug~Spots & Dots embossing folder and the Great Outdoors Premium Scrapbook kit.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Patches of Pink Link up Card

 This card turned out pretty cute I think. I should have stamped the sentiment first though. Oops!
This card was made with images from Create a Critter and Simply Charmed. I hope you like them I am submitting them in hopes to be picked as a Patches of Pink Design team member.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Above Rubies Weekly Challenge Submission

A2 size card

Project Detail

Card base: Kraft cardstock A2 size.
1st strip of paper cut @ 2 1/4" x 5 1/2" My Mind's Eye Alphabet Soup "Lovely" paper.
2nd strip cut @ 2" x 5 1/2" My Mind's Eye Alphabet Soup "Flower Patch" paper.
Image cut @ 3" from Storybook Cartridge "Daisy" pg. 47 accent/frame and accent/blackout. "Flower Patch" paper. Popped up.
Ticket with sentiment: Alphabet Soup cardstock punch outs. Popped up.
Sentiment from Lawn Fawn "Sophie's Sentiments" stamped in Certainly Celery ink from Stampin up.
Stitching with white Sakura Gelly Roll pen.
Ribbon is some I had left over from a previous project.

Sources: The Above Rubies Challenge Sketch
I had to add this picture of my 3 cuties. Taken this weekend right before we went downtown to watch the parade!

Thanks so much for visiting!

Monday, April 11, 2011

Patches of Pink Giveaway

Ok Bloggers, Patches of Pink is having a great giveaway for a My Pink Stamper set of stamps!!!

READY.....SET....LOVE/COMMENT....LINK....ADD the LINK to your BLOG!!!

We were asked to share something about ourselves so here goes. I love to scrapbook and pretty much any kind of crafting. I hope to some day have the courage to make some video tutorials. I have newly found a passion for stamping and have been incorporating that into my paper crafts. Hope you all join in the share the love link up. What a great idea!!!!
1. Follow EVERYONE's blog in the Linky Tool
2. Leave a comment
3. Add the link below to your blog post
4. Get ready for lots of new blog friends!

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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Cards I'm submitting to be on Club Ruby's Design team!

Card Recipe:
Card base is 8 1/2" x 11" piece of Stampin Up textured Melon Mambo Cardstock cut in half long ways.
The Zebra print is from DCWV and is 4 1/2"  x 3 3/4".
The model is #18 from Forever Young Cartridge cut at 4 1/2"
The Sentiment is a stamp from Lawn Fawn I used Stampin Up Basic Black classic ink.
The green trim I picked up at Walmart today for like $1.97. Sooo cute.
The flowers are Prima and then I added some rhinestones from Joanns.

Card recipe:
Cardbase is A2 Espresso Stampin Up smooth cardstock.
The 1st layer is pink Stampin Up cardstock cut at 5 1/4" x 4" and punched with diamond scallop EK success edger punch. I inked the edges with some brown color box ink.
the 2nd layer is patterend paper from Stampin Up cut at 5"x 3 1/8" with inked edges.
The bird is from Create a Critter and cut at 3 1/2" and popped up.
I used Whisper White Satin ribbon from Stampin Up.
The sentiment is from Lawn Fawn also and stamped with Espresso classic ink from Stampin Up.

I am also supper excited because I just recieved three new Cricut cartridges in the mail. Birthday Bash, Give a Hoot, and Simply Charmed. I spent $72 total for all three.. I love E-Bay!!!!

Friday, April 1, 2011

Beach Fun Layout!

Layout Recipe:
The Background paper is DCWV and is actually part of a winter collection. I thought the colors worked purfect for this layout.

The photo mats are from some textured cardstock that I picked up from Fred Meyers, a grocery-variety store that is only in Oregon and Washington I believe.
They are 4 1/2" x 6 1/2" for the bottom layer and 4 1/4" x 6 1/4"  for the top layer and some are
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" bottom layer and 4 1/4" x 4 1/4" top layer.

All the cute sea creatures and beach accessories were cut from Create A Critter Cartridge.
The Crab, Sand Castle, and Star Fish were cut at 3" the beachball at 1 1/2".
The "Let's Play" was also cut at 3" I think I cut "splash" at 2 1/2".
The only thing not cut from the Create A Critter cartridge was the little envelope and tag.
The envelope is from Once Apon A Princess at 2" and the tag from Sentimentals at 4".

I used a white gel pen and did a lot of stitching. I also used some Tim Holtz  distress
 Stickles "Picket Fence" on the water spray on "Splash" and on the little Star Fish.

I inked the edges of the photo mats, star fish and sand castle, with Stampin Up "Cajun Craze" classic ink.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Scrapbook Layouts I have Been Working on.

Wow I have not posted anything in awhile. Sorry about that to my few followers. I do appreciate you! Hopefully soon that number will increase. So one of the reasons I have not posted is because I have been busy making scrapbook layouts trying to catch up. I have a long ways to go. Here are some pictures of what I have done so far. Sorry for any glary pictures. For these layouts of my son I used the Locker Talk cartridge, some paper from the Basic Gray Wander Collection, and somme other odds and ends I had laying around. Please comment if you have a question about any specific item.

I love comments, so if you like my work please let me know. :)

                                                                         Thanks For Stopping By!

Wednesday, February 2, 2011


So this post is not really about scrapping or the cricut but I wanted to share. Last night with my good friend Kaeley I went to my first Zumba class. I now know how out of shape I really am. With that said we both had a good time and a great workout. Even though we were slow and lost most of the time it was still really fun. I cant wait till tomorrow to go back and give it another try. Hopefully eventually I will get the hang of it. So if your local health club offers this class be brave and give it a try.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Happy One Year Anniversary Patches of Pink

I just wanted to make a quick post about one of the blogs I follow. is celebrating her one year anniversary and having a great giveaway. She is giving away the Create a Critter cricut cartridge! So head on over and check out her blog and enter for a chance to win.
Create a Critter Cricut Cartridge

Friday, January 28, 2011

Happy Belated Birthday Pink Stamper! And Happy 7th Birthday Jadyn!

I made this card for my daughter Jadyn Yesterday was her 7th birthday. She is very into fashion and that is why this is not your typical 7 year olds birthday card. She loved it!

Card Recipe:
A-2 sized card
I used the Black Current premium paper stack from DCWV.
the base paper was cut the same size as the card and then punched with EK success Daisy Scallop border punch.
Forever Young Cricut cartridge model 9 cut at 4 3/4 inches.
pink cardstock cut at 2 3/4 by 5 inches.
gray cardstock 2 1/4 by 4 1/2 inches.
tag was something I had laying around.
I use a white gel pen for the writing.

I hope everyone likes the card it was a lot of fun making it. Again happy birthday to Robyn, Jadyn, and Karlee from Karlee Krafts her birthday was yesterday also.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

My Pink ATG Came today!!!!

Actually it came yesterday but since I was at work all day yesterday I am just now getting to play with it. I absolutley love this thing. It works exactly how all you great you tube folks say it does in your tutorials. I held out until I fold the Pink ATG for the best price. My search ended on Ebay where I was able to purchase the ATG for $21, what a steal. Ebay is a great place to get cricut cartridges too! I recently purchased Forever Young for $22 I think. I have been having a lot of fun with that cartridge. So if you are on a tight budget and don't have very many cartridges like my self, I would diffently head over to Ebay and check it out. Here are some more pics of projects I have done recently......

This picture of the cute little purse is the project that came with the Forever Young cartridge. Stay tuned for some more very cute and girly projects. I am hosting a sleepover Birthday party for my daughter next week. She is turning 7 and requested some Princess decorations. I went on-line to and got a set of SVG files for only $5.99 that is just for a princess party. I will be making lots of crowns and purses, it sound be fun can't wait to post the pics. Thanks for stoping by my blog and have a great day!!! 

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Some of my creations

Here are some pictures of some of the stuff I have made with my Cricut. The thank you cards design is from My Pink Stamper tutorials. The party invitation is from and I used the Sure Cuts A lot software to cut the pieces out on my Cricut. A very cool program that allows you to download svg files and true type fonts from the internet and then cut them out on the Cricut. Many of these downloads are free, I paid 5.99 for the collection that the invite was from. A very good deal considering Cartriges can cost about $70.00 a piece.

Friday, January 7, 2011

My new Cricut Expression

Hi everyone, for christmas this year I got a Cricut Expression. I did a lot of research to try and find the best possible price. I finally decided to purchase through HSN. I got a great bundle with flexpay. So now I have this great crafting machine coming soon and I start trying to find videos on youtube about the cricut. Long story short there are a ton. not only have I been learning the basics about the cricut but have found some great resoureces for scrapbooking, cardmaking and more. So that is what brings me here today i want to share my experience learning the cricut and help others like myself that are new to the cricut community. I hope I can be helpful and spread my love of crafting and the Cricut!