Saturday, January 30, 2010

Bee Crafty and C4C

Happy Saturday Everyone!!

I have 2 Challenges for you today.
First up is:
Challenge #23 - Romance

Bee has created 2 new Romantic Images for us.  Thanks so ROCK!!
Here is my DT Card for this fortnight challenge:
I picked 
Whimsical Girl The Kiss
and added a sentiment form the Wild Flower Kids Soon to be released Collection.


Next, I have my last week as the January Challenge Hostess at 

I have had fun creating the challenges through out January and am ready to 
announce my last challenge:


Design a card/project with a lollipop...That can be Lollipop Designer Paper, Lollipop Ribbon, a Lollipop Stamp or even an actual Lollipop

I used Ethan Lollipop from The Lollipop Collection sold at Stamping Bella and also some actual Lollipops with covers for a Bridal Shower this past summer!!

Hope you all have a wonderful Weekend and find time to join in the Challenge Fun!!

Friday, January 29, 2010


Oh My Goodness...Claudia at DCRU has a super fun fun giveaway!!!  
Hop over and check it out along with her BIG NEWS!!!

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Die Cuts R Us - Ribbon Challenge

It's time for another

If you love ribbon the way I love ribbon then...You are gonna love this challenge!!

All you have to do the make
the focal point on your card/project.
How fun and easy can a challenge be?!?!!?

The DCRU Design Team were have worked with May Arts Ribbon!
This is certanly quality ribbon that comes in a variety of colors and patterns!!
Did I mention it can be found right HERE in the DCRU Store!!
That's right Claudia is stocked full so hop on over and take a peek at all the Fabulous ribbon
known as May Arts!!!

Here is my DT card:

I came up with this design last year for another DT assignment and since it has been almost exactly a year since the first time I debuted my Ribbon Weave Technique...I thought I'd share again!!
Stay tuned to DCRU, where a tutorial on the technique is scheduled for the near future!!
I hope that you have been inspired to go get ya some ribbon and get weavin'!!!

Supplies used on my Card:

Have a great week ~

Monday, January 25, 2010

The Pink Elephant Challenge #51

Polka Dots, a Bow and Pink

Our sponsor this week is the fabulous Sassy Studio Designs...I love their designs!!! WOW!! The perfect combination of super Sweet and Sexy!!

SASSY STUDIO DESIGNS have got to get your hands on these adorably HOT Stamps!! Woo hoo!!
 Click on the banner above to take a peek!!

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Crazy 4 Challenges - Pretty In Pink

Happy Saturday!

Welcome to another challenge at
Crazy for Challenges
It's still January, so I am still the Challenge hostess and
I am still bringing you a few of my favorite things!!!
This week is...Pretty in Pink....I LOVE Pink, so I have challenged everyone
to create/design a card with a pink color scheme!!!

Here is my DT card:

I used lots of my favorite papers....yipppeee for polka dots!!
Scallops (I am a scallop lover and I admit it)...Scallop Spellbinder Nesties!!
And one of my favorite stamps, Hannah Lollipop from the Lollipop Collection.
You can purchase her HERE at Stamping Bella!!!
I also used the sketch I designed for Die Cuts R Us this week!!

Have a great weekend and don't forget to hop over and see what the
other Crazy Ladies have for you!!!

Pink Hugs~

Friday, January 22, 2010

Some fun news...

I am happy to announce that I was asked by Jen Shults, Owner and Illustrator for
The Wild Flower design for her on her Design Team!!  Woo Hoo!!!

Jen is so very sweet and a great friend.  I have been blessed with getting to know her better over this past year and she is super special and I am so happy for her and wish her all kinds of success!!!  I love it when Good things happen to good people!!!
Thanks so much Jen!!

Now, I am sure you are wondering who else is on the team...Well, here the are:

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Mo's Digital Pencil - Dream Team Blog Hop

It's always a fun day when Mo's Dream Team Hop rolls around each month.
I am excited about getting to showcase a new, never before seen Mo Image...Yippeeee!!

Our fabulously talented January Hostess, Kerttu challenged the Dream Team to create a treat bag/box and use Mo's new image!!!

I know you ALL are gonna love it and you will HAVE to have it...I promise!!!


I liked the image so much I HAD to color more so I decided to make a little Valentine Card!!

Imagine 20 some of these for your Little Sweetie's Class and get your image now!!

Cupid in Love
 Next on the hop to list is the very talented Suzanne....Hop over and see her gorgeous creation!!!

Oh And don't forget to hop over to Mo's Dream Team Gallery Style Blog for some Amazing creations using Mo's Images.  It's fantastic place for be sure to become a follow, so inspiration and quick access to wonderful Mo-ness is only a click away!!!

 Big Hugs -

Be sure to scroll below for the YOUR NEXT STAMP Blog Hop.....lots of CUTE stuff to see!!!

Your Next Stamp Blog Hop

Oh My Goodness!!!! Ready for some Rockin' fun????

Woo Hoo...Join Your Next Stamp in their  
New Release Blog Hop!!!
You are gonna love all the cute goodies the YNS Girls have for you today!!
The hop runs until Monday the 25th at midnight.  Lots and lots of fun stamps and creations to see...not to mention one lucky winner will have the opportunity to win the entire release...Yep ALL 4 SETS!!!
Isn't that Rockin' Good News!!!

It's now time to let you know which new release set i have been working with.....

Introducing ....ROCK STAR FHIONA!!!!


and  another

A little fun addition to the blog hop....since I received Rockstar Fhiona...I am supposed to post a picture of my favorite singing artist or group!!!

Well, my favorite singer is...
Elvis Presley

I love Elvis!!!  I so wanted to name my daughter Ella...Ella Presley, but everyone said I said ok how about Ella Gracelan...much to my surprise...they figured me out and gacve athumbs down to that name too!!  Darn it!!!

Oh just one more's of the time he blew me a kiss...hee hee!!

Hope you are enjoying the hop so far...your next stop is Maureen!!!!
You are gonna LOVE her creations!!!

Toot a loo-

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Your Next Stamp Challenge #8

I am so excited  and honored to be apart of the YNS team this month!!
As a YNS Starlet...I get to play along with the DT and design cards for the challenges!!
I had a few blogger issues today or I would have had this up sooner!!!

This week... YNS Challenge #8!
Karen has chosen the theme for this challenge, and she is challenging everyone to make a card or creation that includes ...

Anything that

We all love our bling and our glitter, right? Well, over at Your Next Stamp, Karen has a whole host of gorgeous sparkly stuff like Stickles and Glitter Pens and Gems and Crystals as well as loads of other crafty stash to compliment our fab YNS stamps perfectly!

Here is my YNS card:

Hope you enjoy the challenege this week!!!
Come back tomorrow to join in the YNS Blog Hop!!!

Hugs - LORi

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

DCRU - Introducing Sketches

OH how exciting....Die Cuts R US has added Sketch Challenges to their challenge lineup!!
On the 3rd Tuesday of each month, hop over here and you will find sketches, designed exclusively
for Die Cuts R Us!!!  I am honored to be Claudia's Sketch Designer...however I must admit...this sketch is only the second one I have EVER done, soooooo.....PLEASE bare with me and I will try to improve my abilities!!! Oh yeah...and please don't laugh...I know it is very amateur, But that's ME!! Hee hee!!!

Here is sketch # 1:

This is going to be so much fun, now go grab your favorite DCRU Card Stock, Papers, Brads or Buttons and whatever else you need (or want) to join in our DCRU Sketch Fun this week!!

Here is the 6x6 Scrap page I did for this week's Sketch:


Monday, January 18, 2010

The Pink Elephant #50

Our Wonderful Sponsor this week is

We are all so happy you have had the
opportunity to work with some super fun stamps!!!

If you haven't been to the Stampotique just must as there is such a
huge variety and they have something for everyone!!

Thanks so much Stampotique!!!

Here is my card:

Made using Fleur Belle

I love these little flower gals...they are too cute and lots of fun to color!!

Here is another card I did with a Stampotique Image Little Zin (Zinnia):

Hope you all find time to join us this week!!!


Saturday, January 16, 2010

Bee Crafty and C4C20

Hi Everyone!!!
Happy Saturday to you all!!!

I am running behind but finally made it!!!  Saturdays mean Bee Crafty and C4C to me, but all day yesterday I was thinking it was Thursday and so today (Saturday) I thought it to be Friday....YIKES!!! So here they are better late than never....I hope!!!!

Merrigan has one of the best challenges ever this fortnight (2 weeks).
She has challenged us to create a card or project with our...


Woo Hoo!!! I love fun and simply challenges!!!

I used Bee Crafty's Birthday Cake image!!!
And as you can see one (i have many) of my favorite color combos is
Pink and Fresh Green...Love it!!

Next on the Saturday Challenge List...

It is still my month to host the challenges at C4C and I designed and made all by
myself, my very 1st sketch!!!  Simple, but simple is so me!!!

Our sponsor this week is The Greeting Farm, so you will
certainly wanna play and see what you win!!

Hope you all enjoying the January Challenges and can join in the FUN this week!!!

Here is the Sketch:

Here is my DT Card:

Happy Day -


Tuesday, January 12, 2010

DCRU - Challenge 21

It's time for another fun week at Die Cuts R Us!!
This week's challenge is all about...
Make a NEW creation from left over
Christmas/Holiday Scrapbook Paper!

Here is my DT Card:

I used:

Monday, January 11, 2010

Your Next Stamp - Challnege # 7

Hello Everyone...I have fun news!!! 
I am excited to have been asked to Guest Design for Karen at  
through out the month of January!!!
Woo Hoo!!  Love these cute, fun and cheery stamps!!! 
They are so fun to color and Karen is such a sweetie!!

YNS Challenge #7 is a super fun one...


Who doesn't love embossing?!?!?
I know I do!!!

Here is my card:

Isn't Windswept Fhiona a little Cutie Pie!!?!??!

I hope you all find time to stop by and join in the YNS Challenge fun this week!!

The Pink Elephant #49


Our wonderful Sponsor this week is Kimmie of Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps.
She blessed the DT with some of her fabulous Stamps and we
all had a blast designing with them!!

Be sure to hop over to

to see Kimmie's stunning Just Released Stamps and for a peek at a
GREAT DEAL that ends TODAY!!

Thanks so much Kimmie for sharing your fabulous-ity with TPE this week!!