Wednesday, December 28, 2011


Hello everyone and Happy Wednesday to all!! Today's card was designed for The Scrapping Cottage using the Beautiful Plumeria & Leaves Cottage Cutz.
I LOVE all the Cottage Cutz that The Scrapping Cottage Carries and i Know you will too, they are all just sooo DARLING!!! Now for my card I also used My Little Shoebox design paper and stickers.
Ive added beautiful satin ribbon
& Doulbe ruffled wide ribbon, from Really Reasonable Ribbon.
for embellishments i used of course the Plumeria Cottage Cutz,Fabric covered brad,Pearl, and some stickles

Supplies Used:
Plumeria & Leaves/Cottage cutz
My Little Shoebox/ Design Paper
Really Reasonable Ribbon/Satin & Double Ruffled Ribbon
Fabric Covered brad/Pearl & Stickles
Sewing inPINK
Inks to distress flower and Leaves

Scrappy Frogs/Stitching
The Crafty Pad/Anything but Christmas
Make it Monday/Anything goes
Paper Creations Ink/Something Old(ribbon) something new Flower/Cottage cutz)
Paper Playtime/anything goes plus sentiment

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!! 
Also for more inspiration please visit The Scrapping Cottage/Cottage Cutz BLOG HERE!

Thursday, December 22, 2011

'Tis the Season

Hello everyone today I'm sharing my Hot Cocoa Cafe card made for The Scrapping Cottage using the DARLING Christmas Cottage Cutz Die's
The Hot Cocoa Cafe is sooo SWEET, I just love this darling cottage cutz. There are many ways to put this one together, and i kept mine simple for todays post. Ive also used the Banner from Boxwood Vine Wreath, and the Holiday Doily for the background  Hot Cocoa Cafe was cut out all in white, and then i colored each piece with copics. Next I added some stickles for the snow :) LOVE the look it gave to my Cottage Cutz. 

Hot Cocoa Cafe/Cottage Cutz
Boxwood Vine Wreath/Cottage Cutz
Holiday Doily/Cottage Cutz
Design Paper /DCWV
Ribbon/Really Reasonable Ribbon
Pearls/Really Reasonable Ribbon
Copics to color/Tim holtz for dusting the banner
2 gingerbread boys from a button pack

Ribbon i used is from Really Reasonable Ribbon, i added some gingerbread boys to the centers, i thought they would be perfect for my card. I also used the Pearls in brown from Really Reasonable Ribbon as well. My spellbinder frame is from Michelles Scrapbooking and more.

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!!
Hugs to all,

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Merry Christmas

Hello everyone and Happy Tuesday to all! Todays Card was designed for Really Reasonable Ribbon, using some Beautiful Christmas Ribbons :)
Supplies Used:
Really Reasonable Ribbon/Satin,Christmas
Stamp/Michelle's scrapbooking and More
Copics to color
Buttons & Gems\

On my card I decided to use the super sweet Christmas Zig Zag Satin ribbon and Ruby Red Satin Ribbon.
There are TONS of BEAUTIFUL Satin Ribbons found here at Really Reasonable Ribbon, and I LOVE working with the satins, they are super easy to make bows, flowers, roses and so on.

Right now we have our Really Reasonable 'Anything Goes with Ribbon' challenge going on, if you would like to join us please do so HERE, we would love to see what you make :) have fun!!

challenges: Crafty Boots/Christmas , Crafty Cardmakers/use it 3 times(gems), Hooked on Crafts/Christmas , Make it Monday/Anything Goes, The Crazy Challenge/Christmas , 

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!!
Hugs to all,

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Mini Toilet Paper Roll Album

Hello everyone and Happy Thursday to all! Today's Post is a Toilet Paper Roll Mini Album made for Really Reasonable Ribbons "Anything goes Challenge with Ribbon"
I LOVE making these mini albums , so are super fun. I used all Really Reasonable Ribbon,trim and lace. LOVE the quality of the Satin and trims and laces that Bonnie carries, its all beautiful! And perfect for making handmade roses.

I added some buttons,feathers and pearls to my album. The darling image is from Michelles Scrapbooking and More and is a Pixie Cottage Stamp, LOVE these too. The dp is from a basic grey paper pack, and i think i used what was left.hehehehhe

Supplies Used:
Satins/ so many to choose from
Copics to color
Basic Grey Dp
4 toilet paper rolls :)

Really Reasonable Ribbons/Anything goes with ribbon
BasisGrey /Anything Goes
Inspire Me Fridays/Aything Goes
Make it Monday/Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp/Thru the looking glass(my toilet paper roll album)

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!! \
Hugs to all,

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Getting Inky/Winter Fun Gift Card Holder

Hello everyone and Happy Wednesday to all! Today im sharing my Gift Card Holder designed for Inky Impressions WINTER FUN CHALLENGE!
So on my card I used Sweet Rachel Ice Skating, she is from Inky Impressions and is colored with copics and then cut out. Next I stamped the winter fun sentiment also from Inky Impressions and colored it with matching colors and then cut that out.
Ribbon used is beautiful double ruffled sheer edge ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon. I also use a charm that is from Inky Impressions.

This week my focus is to share gift card holders, using the same gift card technique just with different colors and decorating :) These are perfect for those last minute gifts when you want to give a gift card.

The design paper is from DCWV Christmas stack pack, and the spring larch is from Paper temptress.
Here is a list of supplies used:
Rachel Image /Inky Impressions 
sentiment/ Inky Impressions
Charm/Inky Impressions
Ribbon/Really Reasonable Ribbon/sheer
Spellbinders/Michelles Scrapbooking and More
Martha Stewart Punch
SU! punches for the small handwritten sentiment inside
DCWV design paper
Paper Temptress /

The Stamping Boutique/Non traditional xmas colors
Wee Memories/Anything goes
Crafty Catz/Anything goes
Inspire Me Fridays /Anything goes

thank you for looking and have a lovely day!

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Really Reasonable Ribbon December Hop

Hello everyone and Welcome to Really Reasonable Ribbons December Blog hop! Grab your favorite drink, and we hope you enjoy all the inspiration the DT has for you today using the Winter White Ribbon Club.
You should have arrived from Corrie's Blog Here, if not you will want to start

So for my post today i decided to make a Gift card holder, these are AWESOME for Christmas to hold your gift card.
Supplies Used:
Stamps/Michelles Scrapbooking and More
Design Paper DCWV
Spellbinders/Michelles Scrapbooking and More
ornament sticker on my RRR bow

Thank you for joining us today!
Hugs to all,

Monday, December 12, 2011

CottageCutz /Gift Card Holder

Hello everyone and Happy Monday to all! Today I have another Gift Card Holder to share with you! This one was designed for The Scrapping Cottage using their Beautiful Cottage Cutz Die's.
I also made my Gift Card Holder for the Challenge that Pearl is hosting on the Cottage Cutz blog  & several other challenges that i will list below.
Hope you will join us for her SUPER FUN challenge to make a Square Card & Embellish in 3-D a Cottage Cutz Die :) 
On my Gift Card holder i used the Christmas collection cottage cutz dies-

Here is the inside that holds the gift card. Also there is room to write on the inside, if i add another frame.

So for my Winter Bird i used design paper for the red and white. i added a black pearl for the eye, and then white pearls to separate the white and red. I added some red stickles to the wing. I wanted some greenery and added some to the botton of the bird with 2 candy canes.

I also stamped Merry Christmas from the Boxwood Vine and Wreath Cottage Cutz Die. love that this set has some stamps to match.

The Scrapping Cottage/Square Card & Decorated 3-D Cottage Cutz
Inspire Me Fridays/Anything Goes
Jingle Bells/Christmas
Cute Card Thursday/Anything Goes
ABC Christmas Challenge/Anything Christmas
Creative Belli/Christmas
Divas by Design/Anything Goes
Freshly Brewed/Christmas
My Mum's Craft Shop/Traditional Christmas

Now for my Bows I used Beautiful Ribbons from Really Reasonable Ribbon=
white polka dots/December Ribbon Club
Satin/Moss Green
Pearls/Really Reasonable Ribbon

Hope you enjoyed another Gift Card Holder, and this week i will be focusing on making these, they are Perfect for the Holidays and Christmas!!!
Hugs to all,

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Merry Christmas Gift Card Holder

Hello everyone todays Gift Card Holder was designed for Victorine Originals, using Merry Christmas   for our Christmas Challenge #23
Its been a long time since i made one of these types of Gift Card holders, but they are super easy to make and also lots of fun :)

All stamps can be found here at Victorine Originals!
The For You was written by me. I added some beautiful ruffled edge sheer ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon, and a ornament sticker to the center.

 To join us for this super sweet Christmas Challenge and to be entered to WIN visit us here at the VO challenge blog
2 Sisters/Christmas
Crafty Emma/Traditional Christmas
One Stop Craft/Traditional Christmas Colors
Card Makin Mamma's/Christmas cards
Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!
Hugs to all,

Friday, December 9, 2011

Oreo Truffles

Hello everyone and Happy Friday to all! Todays post was made for Really Reasonable Ribbons Holiday Sharing Week. All Design Team Members will be sharing a recipe :)
Today I'm sharing a recipe that my son loves to make :) My gift bag with ribbon was designed using Really Reasonable Ribbon's Beautiful Satins!

Now, I've never made these before.  I'm more of a cook, not a baker...hehehehehehe.  My son loves making these oreo truffles and he does an awesome job on them. They are sooooo YUMMY!

Oreo Recipe-
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 pkg.  (16.6 oz.) OREO Cookies, finely crushed (about 4-1/4 cups), 1 pkg white chocolate for coating these just melt so many squares in the microwave and if you need more do moreDirections-

MIX cream cheese and 3 cups cookie crumbs until well blended.
SHAPE into 48 (1-inch) balls. Dip in melted chocolate; place on waxed paper-covered baking sheet. Sprinkle with remaining cookie crumbs.
REFRIGERATE 1 hour or until firm. Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator.
To easily coat truffles with the melted chocolate, add truffles, in batches, to bowl of melted chocolate. Use 2 spoons to roll truffles in chocolate until evenly coated. Remove truffles with spoons, letting excess chocolate drip back into bowl. Place truffles on prepared baking sheet; let stand until firm
use wax paper on baking sheet .
Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator.

Supplies used-
Really Reasonable Ribbons Red Satin
Really Reasonable Ribbons White Satin with Gold edge 
Red embossed cardstock/white
Reindeer /The pixie Cottage stamps from Michelles Scrapbooking and More
Copics to color

Thank you for looking and have a wonderful weekend!
Hugs to all,

Monday, December 5, 2011

Not even a mouse!

Hello everyone and Happy Monday to all! Today im sharing my card designed for Really Reasonable Ribbons Gold & Silver Challenge with Ribbon Theme found Here.
So for my carad I used the BEAUTIFUL Satin Gold ribbon with Gold Trim for my bow. Next I used the SWEET Pixie Cottage Bear image and colored him with copics. I did add a little distressing to my image. For the frame i used the spellbinders. On my bow i added a button and a SILVER Charm :)
The DARLING image is one of my many favorites from the Pixie Cottage Stamps. 

Supplies Used:
Really Reasonable Ribbon/Gold Satin w/Gold edge
Spellbinders Fleur De Lis Rectangles/Michelles Scrapbooking and More
Not even a Mouse Stamp/Pixie Cottage Stamps
Copics/Michelles Scrapbooking
Charm/Inky Impressions
Design Paper/Walmart paper pack(forgot the name)

Thank you for looking and have a nice day!
hugs to all,

Thursday, December 1, 2011

PSA Essentials & Cottage Cutz Hop

Hello everyone and Welcome to PSA Essentials & The Scrapping Cottage December Blog hop! You will wantt to grab your favorite drink and enjoy all the wonderful projects both DT's have to share today!
You should have arrived from  - Angelica Suarez blog today, if not you will want to start from the beginning here at - Kay Norman

There are TONS of wonderful prizes to be won so be sure to Leave a comment on each of the Design Team members blogs in order to be entered to win
Here are the Details-
Readers who hop to each of the blogs, comment at each, and are a follower of PSA Stamp Camp will be entered to win the “Holiday Card” prize.  This prize contains 3 Peel & Stick stamp sets, 1 stamper, 1 black ink & 1-2 color ink from PSA Essentials.   The winner will also receive a $50 gift certificate to The Scrapping Cottge for the grand prize.   There are also 9 opportunities to win a 3 x 3 die from The Scrapping Cottage.

  Here is the complete lineup of the hop -  Angie Holden - Kim Schofield - Jennifer Holmes - Meylssa Connolley - The Scrapping Cottage

 So I decided to make another Recipe card, i love making these this time of year, and they are perfect for gifts. on my Snowball II recipe card I used this DARLING Cottage Cutz called Snowlady Chef, isnt she just the cutest and perfect for a Recipe card??!!!! Ive added some buttons,sewing,mitten charm,and Ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon, its the Satin's. Snowlady chef is cut out with Solar White Thick column card stock from The Paper Temptress.
I put the directions on the back of my recipe card but the picture didnt turn out so good, sorry!!! ::(

Your next stop is- - Mae Armstrong
I hope you enjoy todays hop and all the wonderful projects :) thank you for stopping by and have a nice day!!!