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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Sweet Stamping Treats Design Team Christmas Project

Hi everyone welcome to the "SST" Design Team Christmas Project !
For my project I created a Christmas card with this adorable digi stamp from "SST" called
Kitty Stocking. My Sister-in-law had a cat very much like this little furry guy.
The card stock is from The Paper Company called Christmas Fun. the patterned paper is
Christmas Script by Colorbok
The image was colored using Bic Mar-kits markers. The faux stitching was created with My Creative times stamp set " Gift Card Sentiments" and some MS "Wassabi" green ink, and the red ribbon was from the dollar store.
Hope you enjoyed your visit and please stop over to the SST Blog to see the rest of the Design Teams "Christmas Projects for some great ideas and also brows her collection of Digital Stamps You just may find something you would love to create with!
Thanks for stopping by and please leave a comment if you like what you see!

Big Blog Hugs! Janet

Thursday, November 24, 2011

SST $1 Digi Sale

( If you are here for the 60th Birthday Celebration please scroll down to the next post!)

Welcome to Sweet Stamping Treats November Dollar Digi Sale.
This month 's dollar digi is  called
Holiday WreathIt will be available for purchase for the next month at http://sweetstampingtreats.blogspot.com/

For my project I decided to enlarge the image and create a Holiday Picture.
The frame is 12x 12 perfect I love the background paper it is iridescence and is from a stack I purchased at Tuesday Morning's / I used a piece of gold  card stock to mat my image on and stamped  a greeting from an Inkadinkado acrylic set I have.
The coloring was done with prisma and bic mark-it pens. I also added a little yellow and white lace stickles to the flowers and berries.
Head on over to Sweet Stamping Treats to see what the rest of the design team has created!

Thanks for stopping by and I'd love to hear what you think about this project
Big Blog Hugs! Janet


Wednesday, November 23, 2011

"Mimi's 60th (OMG) Birthday Party Blog Hop"

"Mimi's 60th (OMG) Birthday Party Blog Hop"'

Welcome to my  Blog . Cathy (aka Mimi) is celebrating her "60th" Birthday this week { Happy Birthday Cathy! }and she has put together this great hop. If you stumbled upon my blog by accident and would like to join the party please go to   Cathy's Blog if you have arrived here from Linda's  you are on the right track!

Cathy has some awesome blog candy for you just take a look at what she has
"We have blog candy to give along the way. Some of the participants are giving away their own prizes but I have several things I will be sending out to winners. Here are the rules:

1. Visit each of the blogs listed and leave a comment. You do not have to JOIN their blog as a follower, but I'm sure they'd love it if you do!
2. Return to my site: www.mimi2trentdrew.blogspot.com and tell me you made it through the hop
3. Use the Linky tool and link up your own BIRTHDAY CARD or Project!

I will use random.org to select the winners of our blog candy. I have stamp sets that have been donated by My Pink Stamper and My Creative Time along with other goodies I've been collecting. You have until Sunday November 27th, midnight EST to enter your project."

For my project I decided to do a Digital layout to celebrate her big day I hope you enjoy it !

I used Creative Memories "StoryBook Creator" for this lat out
The paper are from Design House Digital
some of the effects and the sentiment at the top are from CM

Hope everyone is having a very Happy Thanksgiving! Now off to  simply-pam's that is your next stop.

Here is the hop line-up:
http://www.ladyluvbug.blogspot.com/   (You are here)
http://www.simply-pam.blogspot.com/ (Your next stop)
http://www.mimi2trentdrew.blogspot.com/ (returning back here)

Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment, I do love to read what you have to say!
Have a great time!
Big Blog Hugs! Janet

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

"Thanksgiving" Blog Hop!! Day 2

Welcome to the "Thanksgiving" Blog Hop!!

Thanksgiving Hop

We're so happy you could join us for this super-fun hop showcasing cards, layouts and projects that feature everything to be thankful for!! You'll find an array of ideas throughout the hop -- We hope you'll enjoy each and every project along the way!!

If you've hopped over from Lisa , then you are in the right place!! If you've just popped in to visit my blog or are reading this via email and you'd like to join our Thanksgiving FUN, then please CLICK HERE (http://www.memoriesintyme.blogspot.com/ ) to start at the beginning with Lynda's blog!! This is a TWO-DAY hop, so be sure to catch both days for maximum ideas (you'll find the entire line-up below my post)!!

For the hop today, I've created a Digital layout of Thanksgiving 2010

This is my second attempt at a Digital Layout. I decided to use pictures from last Thanksgiving. It was my newest grandsons first Thanksgiving.
The software is from Creative Memories called "StoryBook Creator" 4.0 the paper and elements are from two digital collection from CM  "Vintage digital Power Palette for the paper and the embellishments from the  "Jewel Autumn Digital PP Additions"
Thank you again for checking out my project... Now hop on over to Mindy's for another super project!

DAY TWO (November 16):

 Have fun hopping and getting some awesome ideas for your holiday celebration.
Big Blog Hugs! Janet

Sunday, November 13, 2011

All About Boys Blog Hop Day # 2

Welcome to All About Boys Blog Hop day 2 of 2! I am so glad you joined us today! Boy themed projects seem harder to come by so that is why we have dedicated TWO whole days to nothing but boys! Hopefully you are able to walk away with some fabulous ideas in mind.   If you have hopped on over from Dawn's Blog then you are in the right place, If you just happened upon my blog and would like to hop along please go to the beginning with   Mindy  our Hostess for this hop We have a lot of very talented people that will be sharing their projects with you and what would a hop be without a little prize at the end.....?

There is a FANTASTIC prize package waiting for you! All you have to do to be eligible is...
1. Leave a comment on every blog BOTH DAYS
2. Become a follower on every blog (if you already are just put that in with your comment)
3. Become a fan of Paper Creations by Mindy on facebook (stop in and say hi too!)
Three easy steps and you're eligible for the prize!

Now .....what will you win.....? (are you ready for this...?)
                                                    Scraptastical Kreations $20 gift certificate

                                                    Designs on Cloud 9 $20 gift certificate

                                               Little Scraps of Heaven Designs $20 gift certificate

                                                    Paper Piecings by Nikki $20 Gift certificate

                                                       The Beary Scrap $15 gift certificate

                                                    Beary Sweet Designs $20 gift certificate

WOW! Wish I could enter my own hop lol!
AND to sweeten the deal...Mindy has her own personal "goodie bag" for you.

Now onto my project - For today's hop I created my "FIRST" ever digital layout. These pictures are of my grandson at age 5. He is a natural don't you think?

I used Creative Memories "StoryBook Creator" 4.0
for this layout. The blue background paper is from Design House Digital Vanity Fair Persimmon Papers by Jen Allison. I used  an image filter from the program for the gay mat with stars and I framed all the pictures with the framing function. The banner is from a freebie I found on on the Creative Memories site. The Font was from my computer.
I hope you enjoy my project!

DAY TWO November 13th

In case you get lost - here is the line-up for Day 2
1. Mindy Eggen http://papercreationsbymindyblog.blogspot.com/ 
2. Janet Murray Nagai http://createatdreamscrapbooks.blogspot.com/
3. Dawn Dorosz Muldowney http://dawnsdesignsthatdelight.blogspot.com/
4. Janet Smith http://ladyluvbug.blogspot.com/   <--- You Are Here
5. Jamie L http://myamusinglife.blogspot.com/  <---   Your Next Stop
6. Doris http://mybugandmecreate.blogspot.com/
7.Haidee http://created2bunique.blogspot.com/
8. Paula http://preciouspagesbypaula.blogspot.com/
9. Erin Barnett Bullock - http://deeplyrootedlife.blogspot.com/
10. Melissa Haereiti - http://timeweavers.wordpress.com/  
11. Lisa Tehonica Pontious http://honeybearzdesigns2011.blogspot.com/
12. Patti Ross  http://pattilynncreations.blogspot.com/
13. Vicki Wilson http://scrapbookingcreationsbyvicki.blogspot.com/
14. Lisa - http://handmadewithlove-lisa.blogspot.com/

Now hop on over to Jamie's Blog  to see what she has in store for you!
If you want to check out Day 1 of the hop CLICK HERE

Thanks for stopping by hope ypu are getting lots of tips and ideas for your future projects!
Big Blog Hugs! Janet

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Sweet Stamping Treats Sketch Challenge

Welcome to the Sweet Stamping Treates November Release Sketch Challenge! The members of the Design Team were asked to create a project based on 1 of 2 sketches provided and using one of the November digi stamps released. For my project I created a carf based on the folowing sketch
SST Sketch Challenge Nov 2011
I used the digi stamp called  "Xmas Elf " for my card.
I had so much funn creating this card, I love that little elf isn't he just tooo cute for words!
I colored the image with Bic Mark-it markers  and Letraset Promarkers
The sentiment is from an Inkadinkado acrylic Stamp set
The paper is Recollection Printed Scrapbook Paper
White card stock from my stash as wellas a few buttons from my stash!

Head on over to Sweet Stampuing Treats to see all the awesome creations by the rest of the design team.
You will also find a "Free" digi stamp available Here.
We would love for you to join the challenge  Just follow the directions on the SST Blog and have fun creating! can't wait to see what ypu all come up with.
Big Blog Hugs! Janet

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Christmas is for Kids Banner Blog Hop Day #2

Good morning and welcome to the Christmas Is For Kids Banner Blog Hop Day # 2 hosted by Ellen at Card Monkey.  We are so glad you could join us!
If you just came from Lisa L, you are right on track. If you just came across my blog and would like to hop along, please start at the beginning with Ellen at Card Monkey

Today and yesterday there are talented women that have each made at least one Christmas-themed banner that will be donated to hang in the rooms of special needs children at Pediatric Specialty Care in Bucks County, PA. I'm so honored I get to be a part of this hop with a group of fabulous ladies who never cease to amaze me!
First we have a word from the fantabulous Ellen (aka CardMonkey):
"It is my pleasure to host the CHRISTMAS is for KIDS BANNER HOP, where fantastic and generous crafters donated their talents, time and holiday banners to the children at Pediatric Specialty Care in Bucks County, PA. (See www.PediatricSpecialty.Com)
I work at Pediatric Specialty Care as Admissions Coordinator. The children (ages 0-21) we see are medically-fragile and technologically-dependent -- many are tethered to a ventilator that runs through a tracheostomy; most are wheelchair-bound, and cognitively impaired. They are all delightful children who face life with optimism and hope for a better tomorrow.

On this hop, we have 34 generous hoppers who have created fabulous banners. I've split the group in half so you're not overwhelmed with completing the hop in just one day. So DO stop back tomorrow to visit the second set of unique and precious banners. Please scroll down for the full list of today's hop stops.

And there's BLOG CANDY to be had!! THANK YOU to our generous sponsors who have provided prizes to those who hop along. Here are our sponsors and their prizes:

One winner will receive four free digi-images of
their own choosing from www.MeljenDesigns.com!

www.HappyScrappy.us will provide one winner with a code

valued at $20 toward your purchase from their terrific site! 
Beautiful ribbons, embellishments, charms and more are on the

http://meiflower.co.uk site. They'll be giving a voucher valued approx $32 USD.

For my projext I created this sweet litlle banner! I hope the children will enjoy it as much as I enjoyed creating it!

All hoppers are eligible to win. Here's how:
Follow the blog and comment on as many projects as you choose -- the more blogs where you comment and follow, the more chances you have to win. There's just one catch: please actually comment on the project, which shows you've looked at the project, not just cut/pasting random comments ("CUTE! TYFS") only to win the prize.
Random.org will choose the winners, subject to verification that winners have met the above-stated criteria."
Thank you (!!!) to each of the crafters who has made a Holiday Banner. Please stop by each of their blogs to send them some love

1.Ellen ♥ CardMonkey - http://cardmonkey-business.blogspot.com/
2.Michelle - http://peanutbutterandjellydesigns.blogspot.com/
3.Tonya - http://creativeaddictiontopaper.blogspot.com/
4.Carol Carlson - http://cardstockscissorsandglue.blogspot.com/
5.Debbie Trevenen - http://debbiescrafttime.blogspot.com/
6.Linda Simpson - http://lindasimpsoncraftypieceofheaven.blogspot.com/
7.Rachelle - http://creationsbyrachelle.blogspot.com/
8. Jamie - http://craftygirl21.blogspot.com/
9.Jess - http://www.kinderstampo.com/
10.Sandra - http://www.365daysofcricut.blogspot.com/
11.Cher- http://www.cherevansstudio.blogspot.com/  
12.Lori - http://www.scrappinmystressaway.blogspot.com/
13.Dena - http://missdjones.blogspot.com/
14.Sandie - http://sandieshores.blogspot.com/
15.Alina - http://neverstopscrapping.blogspot.com/
16.Lisa L - http://craftylam.blogspot.com/
17.Janet S - http://ladyluvbug.blogspot.com/  <-- You are here
18.Beckie - http://justbcreativecrazy.blogspot.com/ <-- Your next stop.

Hope you have enjoyed my project and the entire hop.
Have a great day and good luck on the Blog Candy!!
Big Blog Hugs! Janet

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

"Sweet Stamping Treats Design Team Glitter Challenge"

Hello and welcome to Sweet Stamping Treats Design Team Glitter Challenge! For today's project the Design Team was asked to use glitter on our project. I fell in love with this 'jack-o-lantern' digi stamp from
SST and saw many great glitter opportunities. I used "Bic  Mark-It" markers to color the digi stamp and added glitter in the form of Stickles and  Studio G glitter glue. The Sentiment is from K.Andrew's Halloween Stamp Set. I love how this turned out! Now head on over to the SST Blog  top see what the rest of the Design Team has created for this challenge. Thanks for stopping by.
Big Blog Hugs  Janet