Friday, February 28, 2014


Hi, and glad you stopped by!

My best friend (CG) and I have been best friends for almost 30 years.  We met in the Army, and despite living in different places around the world, the miles did not keep us apart, and still don't.

I made this card to honor her this week for our Saturday Paper a la Mode Challenge over at The Outlawz.  Our sponsor this week is Kaboodle Bug Designs, and this Lucky Charm digi is one of theirs.  I colored it with Copics.  I was trying to work on getting my shadowing a bit better, and I think I did one of the best jobs I've ever done with Copics.  I think CG will really like this!

Thanks again for stopping by to visit me.  Hugs and blessings to you!

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Flowers and Scrapbook Stamp Society

Hi, and thanks for stopping by to visit!

This week's project for The Outlawz Saturday Paper a la Mode Challenge is to make something with flowers.  The challenge is being sponsored by Scrapbook Stamp Society, so I made a card using this CUTE little girl digi who looks like she's sprouting from a flower.  Isn't she just darling?  Love those big eyes!  She is one of the "Besties" designs.  I have to admit I prefer coloring animals and flowers normally, but these Besties are just too sweet.  I actually did two this week, but I'm saving the other one for another post.

I colored her with Copics, and made a pretty dotted background, but the pale colors, which looks really pretty in person, are rather understated in photographs. I also blinged up her wings with a bit of Stickles - love me some Stickles!

Thanks so much for stopping by, and please visit our sponsor, Scrapbook Stamp Society, and pick up some Besties for yourself!  And be sure to stop by The Outlawz and visit our challenges!

Hugs and blessings to you!

Friday, February 14, 2014


Hi, and thanks for stopping by to visit!

Our challenge this week over at The Outlawz Saturday Paper a la Mode Challenge is ANYTHING GOES.  Normally for those challenges I try to make something other than a card, but this week the sponsor is Bugaboo Stamps, so I decided to make a card with this cute little rockstar digi, because he is just so stinkin' cute!  I colored him with Copics.

I plan to send this card to Colin, the little boy who told his mom he didn't want to have a birthday party because he doesn't have any friends.  His mom started a Facebook page that already has over a million members, and she has been getting loads of cards and presents for him in the mail.  His birthday is in a couple of weeks, March 9th I believe, but this is supposed to be a surprise for him.  He doesn't know anything about it yet, so hopefully she can keep it a secret even with the media attention they have been getting.  If you have time, please stop by his Facebook page, Happy Birthday Colin (I think that's the name), and "like" the page, and send him a card if you can.

I hope your week is full of love and showers of blessings!

Big hugs!

Thursday, February 13, 2014


Hi, and thanks for stopping by!

This week's Twisted Thursday challenge over at The Outlawz is to make a project using a flower.  I made this card with this beautiful flower background paper, and then just added stuff to it until I was happy - I guess that's how I make most of my projects.  I usually have an idea in my head, but I rarely finish up with anything resembling what I had imagined.  Sometimes that's a good thing, sometimes not so much.  But I like this card - I think it turned out pretty!

Thanks so very much for stopping by!  I always appreciate having visitors!  Big hugs and showers of blessings to you!

Saturday, February 8, 2014


Hi, and thanks for stopping by to visit!

Yes, it's that time of the year!  Time for red and hearts and Valentine's Day!  This week over at The Outlawz, our Saturday Paper a la Mode Challenge has a "LOVE" theme, and we are using Rick St. Dennis digis.  I chose this cute mouse all dressed up in her finery.

I colored her with Copics, although I left her dress alone except for the hearts - I wanted the red hearts to stand out.  All the other things on the card came from my stash of goodies I've managed to hoard over the past few years - I'm still in my "use up what I've got" mode.

Thanks again for stopping by to visit!  Hope wherever you are the weather is being kind to you, and if it isn't, then Punxatawney Phil was wrong and Spring will be here soon!

Hugs and blessings to you!

Sunday, February 2, 2014


Hi, and thanks for stopping by!  I decided to color the pretty birds from A Day for Daisies again, but this time making a project using reds and pinks for their current challenge, so this is what I came up with.  I colored it with Copics - can you see the little pink trails coming off of their tail feathers - a subtle effect, and I put a rubon heart right in the center of the big loop.

I had some old Basic Grey papers from the Bittersweet collection, and some rubons - it's been AGES since I've used a rubon - forgot how much I like them.  I also added a bit of twine and a couple of cuttons to finish it off.

Thanks so much for stopping by to visit!  Big hugs!