Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Popsicle Birthday

Wow, its' HOT in SW Missouri!!!!  We are taking the RV (and the grandkids) to the local state park this weekend and boy am I ready!  I'm headed to the water, quickly! 

I had a little time to spend in the craft room today and here is the card I made. 
The more I looked at it, the more I thought the popsicle was kind of blah, so I decided to try out the Glossy Accents that I recently bought and never tried.  So then it became this:

I like that better!  But I do need to practice on getting it smooth.
This patterened paper is from Anna Griffin, Isabelle stack.  I love her double sided paper.  I cut a 4 1/4" x 12" piece, so it makes a 4 1/4 x 6" card.   
I used pop-dots of course!

The popsicle is cut from Doodlecharms at 2 1/2" and I used a scrap of K & Co. paper.  The circle is from George & Basic Shapes at 2 3/4" and I used a scrap of glitter paper.  I wrote "Have A SWEET Birthday" around the circle with a American Craft Slick Writer.  Those are cool markers!  You can write on anything slick with them.

I finished out the inside with more scraps and of course all the edges of everything has been inked. 

  I'm entering this card in these challenges:

Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Enfys is having another great giveaway!

Enfys is giving away 2 sets of promarkers and the Elegant Edges Cricut cartridge. Check out the giveaway at Getting Cricky.  Her blog is beautiful and she does fantastic work!

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Texas Longhorn theme baby shower!?!

I have a great friend who is having a baby boy! Congrats Curtis & Barbie!!! I had told Barbie I would help with her baby shower decorations back when she first told me she was pregnant. I was a little surprised, though, when I found out last month that she wanted to use Texas Longhorns in the decorations. I hadn't thought about that. But, it got the imagination and creativity going! So here are some pictures of what I came up with:
These "diaper bags" were for the nuts and placed on the tables. They were cut from Tags, Bags, Boxes and More. The "toys" inside are from New Arrival.

The banner flags are from Stand And Salute, the onesies and animals are from New Arrival and the longhorn head is from Old West. I had to cut the whole steer and behead the poor things!

"Onesie Confetti"

And the "Diaper Cake"! Who needs a stork when you have a Longhorn?

I had LOTS of help with this from my granddaughters, Kaylee and Lexi. Thanks girls! I couldn't have gotten it all done without your help! Oh, and Barbie really liked the decorations!

Thanks for stopping by. This week I'm working on albums for some kids at a camp for abused and neglected children.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Irrisistibly Sweet Blog Award!

How cool is this?  My new blogger friend Kellie over at Kards By Kellie has given me the "Sweet Blogger Award".  And sweet it is!  Just looking at it makes my mouth water!  Thank you so much Kellie, your blog is pretty sweet, too.  I hope you all go over and check out her great work. 

There are a few rules to this award:
1) Send a thank you to the person who nominated you and include their link.
2) To accept this award, answer 7 random facts about yourself.
3) Pass the award on to at least 8 other awesome blog buddies.
So here are 7 things about me:
1) I am a Sunday School teacher for 1-3rd graders
2) My husband and I helped start a Cowboy Church that meets monthly
3)I learned to write shorthand in high school and placed in state competition twice. (and I still use that skill!)
4) I am a secretary at our church and have the PERFECT part-time job!
5) I'm  Dr. Pepper junkie
6) I used to do a LOT of cross-stitch, before I got hooked on paper crafting
7) My wonderful Dad just celebrated his 89th birthday!!!!

And here are 8 more blogger friends who are very deserving of this award:
Purty Papers
Scrappin Navy Wife
Scrapping Runner Creations
Crafting Misfit
Going Buggy
Cricut Mimi
Kreated By Kristie
Scrap Making

I hope you pop over and check out their creativity!  Thanks again for the award Kellie!