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Saturday, October 29, 2011

IT’S ALL ABOUT "CATITUDE” BLOG HOP Day # 2

IT’S ALL ABOUT CATITUDE” BLOG HOP  DAY #2
October 28 & 29
Welcome to the “It’s All About Catitude” Blog Hop in honor of National Cat Day, October 29, 2011, and our furry little felines hosted by Barbara http://barbarab3.blogspot.com/. The theme of the hop is “It’s All About Catitude” and 19 crafty ladies have come together to create some purrfectly adorable projects in honor of National Cat Day and our furry little felines. If you came here from __Haidee's___, then you are in the right place. But if you happened to end up here, then you will want to go back to the beginning at Barbara’s http://barbarab3.blogspot.com/ and hop along with us as you don’t want to miss any of the meowy purrfectly frisky projects. The hop will run for two days, October 28, 2011 and October 29, 2011. So please be sure to check back each day to see what new project each of our talented ladies has in store for you.

This is a picture of Puss my youngest sister's cat, She found him in a dump when he was just a kitten and took him home with her. He was pretty much a one person cat, he would run and hide when anyone would come to visit.


Last Mother's Day I made cards for all my sister ans other assorted relatives. My sister was (kidding) disappointed she didn't get a card like everyone else (she was single and had no children)  She very eagerly point out that she was most certainly a mother to Puss! So I made her this card!

I used the Cricut Lite cartridge "Four Legged Friend" To make this card The paper was from my ever growing stash, I used an EK Success punch for the border along the green strip, a little bling and we are done,  She loved it as much as I loved making it!

Hope you enjoy my creation and don't forget to leave a comment for a chance to win the Cricut Lite  Cartridge "Meow" Scroll down to yesterday's post for a picture. You get two chances to win just leave a comment for both days.
It’s All About Cat Blog Hop Lineup:

1. Barbara B  . http://barbarab3.blogspot.com/
2. Crafty and Green (Tina)   - http://craftyandgreen.blogspot.com/
3. Haidee   http://created2bunique.blogspot.com/
4. Janet S   http://ladyluvbug.blogspot.com/
5. Vicki   http://scrapbookingcreationsbyvicki.blogspot.com/
6. Linda T  http://www.lindascreativity.blogspot.com/
7. Lisa   http://handmadewithlove-lisa.blogspot.com/
8. Jamie    http://myamusinglife.blogspot.com/
9. Gill   http://scrappincreationsbygillm.blogspot.com/
10. Princess Penelope.  http://thescrapbookingqueen-princesspenelope.blogspot.com/
11. Gina  http://californiascrappin-gcinderella21.blogspot.com/
12. Inga  http://mommahobbit.blogspot.com/
13. Vicki R  - http://mawmawsthoughts.blogspot.com/
14. Yvette L.  http://gammascreativecorner.blogspot.com/
15. Wendy T  http://www.gilbyscraftster.blogspot.com/  
16. Julie K-   http://jk-littlebitofbling.blogspot.com/
17 Lynda B.  http://memoriesintyme.blogspot.com/
18. Shannon M. -  http://www.purplelionpaper.com/blog



The Grand Prize Blog Candy for this Blog Hop is Cricut Cartridge Create A Critter. Barb will also have a little daily grab bag blog candy. She will pick the winners on Monday, October 31, 2011.

Rules to be eligible for the Grand Prize Blog Candy:
(1) You MUST visit each blog and leave a comment on every blog in the hop each day
(2) Leave a comment below on my blog
(3) Become a follower at "Craftin’ with Barbara”
(4) Name of your furry friend(s) [Dogs included]

 .Now, hop on over to ___Vicki's______and see the beautiful creations she has made for the hop. Remember, to adopt/rescue a little furry feline friend.

Thanks for stopping by my blog and don;t forget to leave me a comment for a chance to win my blog candy!
Enjoy the rest of the hop!!

Big Blog Hugs!  Janet

Friday, October 28, 2011

IT’S ALL ABOUT CATITUDE” BLOG HOP

Welcome to the “It’s All About Catitude” Blog Hop in honor of National Cat Day, October 29, 2011, and our furry little felines hosted by Barbara http://barbarab3.blogspot.com/. The theme of the hop is “It’s All About Catitude” and 19 crafty ladies have come together to create some purrfectly adorable projects in honor of National Cat Day and our furry little felines. If you came here from __Haidee___, then you are in the right place. But if you happened to end up here, then you will want to go back to the beginning at Barbara’s http://barbarab3.blogspot.com/ and hop along with us as you don’t want to miss any of the meowy purrfectly frisky projects. The hop will run for two days, October 28, 2011 and October 29, 2011. So please be sure to check back each day to see what new project each of our talented ladies has in store for you.

This is my buddy Gator He is now 15 years old My project for this hop is a layout for his picture It is not quite finished but I will post it ASAP! Please enjoy the hop  I am giving awat a copy of the Cricut Lite Cartridge "Meow" to one lucky commenter on this blog! If you would like to win my cartridge please leave a comment


Here is my Layout Finally completed. All the cuts were taken from the Cricut Lite Cartridge "Meow"
.All the paper was from my stash and the stamps are an set from Inkadinkado Catitude!!!
Hope you enjoy my project Sorry for the delay!
If you would like to win this Cartridge please leave me a comment




It’s All About Cat Blog Hop Lineup:

1. Barbara B.  http://barbarab3.blogspot.com/
2. Crafty and Green (Tina)  - http://craftyandgreen.blogspot.com/
3. Haidee  http://created2bunique.blogspot.com/
4. Janet S  http://ladyluvbug.blogspot.com/
5. Vicki  http://scrapbookingcreationsbyvicki.blogspot.com/
6. Linda T  http://www.lindascreativity.blogspot.com/
7. Lisa  http://handmadewithlove-lisa.blogspot.com/
8. Jamie  http://myamusinglife.blogspot.com/
9. Gill  http://scrappincreationsbygillm.blogspot.com/
10. Princess Penelope . http://thescrapbookingqueen-princesspenelope.blogspot.com/
11. Gina  http://californiascrappin-gcinderella21.blogspot.com/
12. Inga  http://mommahobbit.blogspot.com/
13. Vicki R  - http://mawmawsthoughts.blogspot.com/
14. Yvette L   http://gammascreativecorner.blogspot.com/
15. Wendy T.  http://www.gilbyscraftster.blogspot.com/
16. Julie K-  http://jk-littlebitofbling.blogspot.com/
17 Lynda B.  http://memoriesintyme.blogspot.com/
18. Shannon M.  - http://www.purplelionpaper.com/blog

The Grand Prize Blog Candy for this Blog Hop is Cricut Cartridge Create A Critter. I will also have a little daily grab bag blog candy. I will pick the winners on Monday, October 31, 2011.

Rules to be eligible for Blog Candy:
(1) You MUST visit each blog and leave a comment on every blog in the hop each day
(2) Leave a comment below on my blog
(3) Become a follower at "Craftin’ with Barbara”
(4) Name of your furry friend(s) [Dogs included]

I want to thank the lovely ladies of this hop. Now, hop on over to ____Vicki"s_____and see the beautiful creations she has made for the hop. Please be sure to stop by tomorrow and hop along with us again to see more crafty creations. Remember, to adopt/rescue a little furry feline friend.

Thanks for stopping byYou must leave a comment to win!
Have an awesome Hop!
Big Blog Hugs!  Janet

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Sweet Stamping Treats Dollar Digi Sale!

Hi everyone!  Welcome to the SST's " $1 Digi Stamp Sale"  This stamp will be available at this price for the next 30 days,


SST Warmth
Here is my project created with this stamp.


It is a Hot Chocolate Slider Gift. It is very easy to create  and the stamp fit it perfectly.
I used Prisma and Bic Mark-it Marker to color the stamp
All the paper were from my stash I love treat patterned paper.
 The scalloped circle was cut on my cricut E2 with Accents Essentials.
 I cut the image out on the E2 as well using the center point feature.
 The sentiment was printed on my computer then punched with a Creative Memories circle punch and the scalloped circle was a smaller version of the other one.
 A little pink satin ribbon and some white gel pen doodling and VOILA!!
This is My first time making this holder but it won"t be my last. Here is a video I used to learn to do this.


Thanks for stopping by and remember to visit Sweet Stamping Treats to get your $1 digi.
Have fun crafting!!
Big Blog Hugs  Janet

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Through back Thursday Challenge

Used the mini monster cartride for theis one!
Thanks for looking
Big Blog Hugs Janet

Sunday, October 16, 2011

"Trick or Treat -- Halloween Blog Hop" Day 2

Memories In Tyme



Welcome to the "Trick or Treat" Halloween Blog Hop!!

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

We can guarantee LOTS of treats on this hop (and maybe a few TRICKS too)... So let's get hopping!!  If you've hopped over from Theresa's, 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 Trick-or-Treat FUN, then please CLICK HERE to start at the beginning with Lynda's blog because...  It's always a TREAT to start at the start!! :)  We have a WONDERFUL Grand Prize for one lucky hopper today -- A Gift Certificate for Sweet Stamping Treats!!  To be eligible, please visit each "Blog Hop Stop" and leave a comment!!  One random winner will be chosen on Friday, October 21st (giving you plenty of time to finish the hop)... For more details on what you could choose if YOU are the winner, please be sure to visit our sponsor:












Sweet Stamping Treats


For the hop today, I've created Some Halloween Treat boxes. My grand daughter saw the coffin box and asked if I could make her some for her class mates for their Halloween party of  course I immediately said yes and how many did she need "Oh about 20" OK no big deal. My grand son saw what I was doing and he wanted some too he decided to use headstone boxes to be different and how many do you need  "Oh about 20" So I have created 40 treat boxes Here are Pictures of some of them:





Ingredients:
Black 8.5 x 11 card stock
Happy Haunting Cartridge
Color Box Pigment Stamp Pad in Frosted White
Assorted Halloween stamps from
K Andrews  "Fall-O-Ween"
My Creative Time "All Around Halloween"
one spider stamp from my stash.
Studio G Glitter Glue
Purple & Orange Satin  Ribbon 3/8 in

Thank you again for checking out my project...  Now hop on over to Debbie's and remember to visit all the stops for more chances to WIN!!

Below are links to BOTH days of the hop so you'll be sure not to miss a THING!!
Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment I appreciate it.


Big Blog Hugs! Janet


DAY ONE (October 15):



DAY TWO (October 16):


Saturday, October 15, 2011

Sweet Stamping Treats October New Release Blog Hop

Welcome to the Sweet Stamping Treats October New Release Blog Hop! If you are arriving here from Jamie's blog you are in the right place. If you would like to start this hop from the beginning please go to http://sweetstampingtreats.blogspot.com/. Today we are showing off the new releases from Sweet Stamping Treats. Two Hoppers who comments on all of the blogs in the hop will win their choice of 3 SST digi stamps, so be sure to check out all of the blogs on the hop. You must be a follower of SST to win. And there may be a few hidden prizes along the way, so make sure you comment on everyone's blogs, you don't want to miss a prize!

For my project I created this card using the squirrel stamp from the new release!


Isn't this the cutest image ever? I colored it with Prisma Markers cut the image out and popped it up with foam tape. All the card stock is from my stash the scalloped circle is from My Creative TIme and the top edge punched with a new Fiskar edge punch.

Thanks for stopping by. Please leave a comment I love to read them. Happy hopping!!!.

Your next stop is: Gill

Here is the entire line up in case you get lost:

http://sweetstampingtreats.blogspot.com
Amber - http://pixiperfectcreations.blogspot.com  
Lawren - http://ahobby-holic.blogspot.com
Dena - http://missdjones.blogspot.com
Sher - http://www.patternsbysher.blogspot.com
Susan http://susanascorner.blogspot.com
Jamie - http://myamusinglife.blogspot.com
Janet - http://www.ladyluvbug.blogspot.com
Gill - http://creationsbygillm.blogspot.com
Patty - http://www.patriciachalasstudio.blogspot.com


Thanks for stopping by
Big Blog Hugs   Janet

Monday, October 10, 2011

Link For Pink Project

I was honored with this opportunity to create something  special for the Link Up For Pink Event! Thanks you to Lynne of  Here Craftiness for helping to get these project up and posted. Big hugs to you my blogger friend!
I have lost over half of my immediate family to cancer over the course of 15 years as well as a very dear friend. My Mother age 67, my Father age 77, my younger Sister age 45, and my younger Brother age 54 all diagnosed with lung cancer and passed away within a year of that diagnoses. My dear friend Sandy was also diagnosed with both breast and lung cancer and did not survive even 6 months. I and my two sisters live with the thought that our turn could be next.

I created this cute card to honor all those who Fight this devastating disease and to pay tribute to those who conquer and those who are taken from us. Early detection is important to increasing survival so be sure to get your mammograms and physicals every year!











Base is White card stock. 5.5 x4.25

Mat is double sided card stock from Making Memories “Think Pink”

White card stock for the frame center cut with “Art Philosophy” cartridge

The Image is from Sweet Stamping Treats “Tweets Hoping For A Cure - Digi Stamp Set”

Apiece of pink ribbon glossy accents and Prisma color pens to color the copy of the bird and popped it for a little dimension, and a little pink bling!

Hope you enjoy my creation and tribute.

Big Hugs, Janet

Friday, October 7, 2011

Sweet Stamping Treats Halloween Challenge

My first project as a Design Team Member for Sweet Stamping Treats I chose this cat DIGI from their Fall / Halloween collection. I'm a great lover of cats. This little guy is too cute I printed him on white card stock and colored it with colored pencils ( I'm just learning to use markers) Coloring a black cat so you can see him is quite a challenge in itself. I cut oval mats embossed one uses some Halloween word card stock   layered on a black mat and  the card base is orange.
 Stop on over to the Sweet Stamping Treats  Blog and see the great stamps she has to offer and see what the rest of the new Fall Design Team have created for your enjoyment and to inspire you! You can also join in the fun by posting your own project for the challenge!
Big Blog Hugs! Janet

Monday, October 3, 2011

Oct. 4 Haunted House Blog Hop

Beware! This is a blog hop of haunted houses where Halloween fright is glowing in the windows as ghosts and witches fly through the air...
Please join us and hop along starting with Jearise (http://lorbysworld.blogspot.com) our hostess. She has provided some Halloween blog candy for all those that leave comments along the way. The drawing will be on October 6th using Random.org. The winner will receive: K & Company Ghostly Greetings 12 x 12 paper pack, Stickles distress glitter glue pack, and EK Sticko's haunted house sticker pack. 
If you have traveled from    Jenny's   then you are on the right road and will continue over to   Vicki  If you got lost and found yourself on my doorstep by mistake, you can head to the beginning of the road here:  Jearise
For My "Spooky project I did a little home decor item quite simple but fun!. Hope you like it

This piece usually sits on my mantel over the fireplace, the lighting in there is really poor so I moved it to my craft room to get a decent picture.

Supplies used : 
Happy Haunting Cartridge
Black cardstock from my stash
Making Memories  card stock from the "Spook Alley" collection.
(Icon Stripe and Words)
Orange satin ribbon

I have a little Trick or Treat bag of goodies for one lucky person so be sure to leave a comment.


Here is the line up for the hop
Jearise Havenga - http://lorbysworld.blogspot.com/
Sherry Brown - http://www.patternsbysher.blogspot.com/  
Jenny Johnson - http://www.crazyaboutcricut.blogspot.com/
Janet Smith - http://ladyluvbug.blogspot.com/    < you are here
Vicki Rayburn - http://mawmawsthoughts.blogspot.com/   < this is your next stop
Janet Nagai - http://createatdreamscrapbooks.blogspot.com/   
Cyndie Smith - http://www.cyndiepaperboutique.wordpress.com/
Lisa Peters - http://handmadewithlove-lisa.blogspot.com/
Deborah Foti - http://www.scrappingmamma.net/
Lisa Pontious~ http://honeybearzdesigns2011.blogspot.com/ 
Lynne Kirsch - http://slasewcraftiness.blogspot.com/
Jessica Bedolla - http://scrappyluvs.blogspot.com/
Amy Voltz - http://www.lovetocrop.com/
Robin Scott - http://www.scrapandchat.blogspot.com/
Gina Torres - http://californiascrappin-gcinderella21.blogspot.com/
Michelle Hull - http://www.craftychelle.blogspot.com/

Hope you are having fun and enjoyed my project;
Happy Haunting!!
Big Blog Hugs!! Janet

Birthday Banner!!

This past Sunday we celebrated my grandson's 1st Birthday. He is a cutie pie, I created a banner to go along with the farm animal theme & his fav words are Quack and Moo!)





I also created my first step card to go along with it,
I love how it turned out! What do you think!
I am going to submit it to Rhonda Decorate To Celebrate latest challenge.
Love to hear what you think! Thanks for stopping by.
Big Blog Hugs! Janet

Sweet Stamping Treats' Fall Design Team


Hi everyone! I am so thrilled to be a part of this awesome Design Team. This is my first experience as a Design Team member, boy am I ever nervous! I am a long time crafter and have dabbled in many crafts over the years. At the age of 9 0r 10 I taught myself to knit from a library book using pieces I broke off a metal coat hanger and a hank of yarn from my grandmothers stash. I crochet and sew Painted Gold pans for spending money when I lived in Alaska. My daughter introduced me to scrapping the modern way, and my dear sister-in-law rekindled an interest in card making, and stamping. My current venture in paper crafting started a little over a year ago and has blossomed into a true passion for the craft. I love to try new things and with paper the possibilities are limitless.


I am married for nearly 40 years my husband doesn’t get my love of paper. I have one exceptionally beautiful and talented daughter, three awesome grand kids ( they keep me busy in the paper crafting department)a dog and a cat. I am a nurse by profession and work full time on an Alzheimer and Dementia unit. Paper crafting has become my therapy. I would love for you stopped by my blog and have a look around.

Looking forward to a great new adventure. Have a great day!

Big Blog Hugs! Janet


Sunday, October 2, 2011

All Things Royal Blog Hop Day 2

Welcome to my blog and the All Things Royal Blog Hop. I'm so glad you can join us for Day 2.

If you are coming from Barbara's blog Craftin with Barbara , you are right on track. If you are just coming across my blog and would like to hop along, please start over with Jamie as she is our royal hostess.



I will be giving away some blog candy to one lucky commentator. It is a surprise I love surprises.Tee Hee!!!


Jen's Digis is giving away a $5 gift card to her store. Here is a link to their store. http://www.jensdigistamps.com/ / and their blog  http://jensdigistamps.blogspot​.com/

This is a 2 day hop though some may only be showcasing one project. I will be having 2 projects..1 for each day so stop back tomorrow. Make sure you visit all the stops...you won't want to miss a thing.
.Jamie will be draw a winner from the people who comment on each blog for the $5 gc to Jen's Digi Stamps.

My Project for today is a card



I used the same cardstock and paper as yesterday added a few pearls and a ribbon.
the crown is from Wall Decor and More and the mat is fron Art Philosophy.
As with yesterday the line up is the same!
Hope you enjoyed my presentation  ! Lisa  is your next stop Have fun hopping along the rest of the hop!!


Here is the line up should you get lost


1.Jamie- http://myamusinglife.blogspot.com/

2.Ashley - http://theglamoroussideofscrapping.blogspot.com/

3.Mindy - http://papercreationsbymindyblog.blogspot.com/

4.Janet R. - http://janetscreativeworld.blogspot.com/

5.Gina - http://californiascrappin-gcinderella21.blogspot.com/

6.Barbara- http://barbarab3.blogspot.com/

7.Janet S. - http://ladyluvbug.blogspot.com/ <------You are her

8.Lisa P - http://handmadewithlove-lisa.blogspot.com/ <------ This is your next stop

9.Shannon - http://www.purplelionpaper.com/blog

10.Theresa - http://www.thescrapbookingqueen.com/

11.Princess Penelope - http://thescrapbookingqueen-princesspenelope.blogspot.com/

12.Amy Jo - http://lv2scrapandfibrofacts.blogspot.com/

13.Janet N. - http://www.createatdreamscrapbooks.blogspot.com/

14.Jearise - http://lorbysworld.blogspot.com/

Thanks for stopping by and  I love reading your comments!
Big Blog Hugs! Janet





Saturday, October 1, 2011

All Things Royal Blog Hop Day 1

Welcome to my blog and the All Things Royal Blog Hop. I'm so glad you can join us.
If you are coming from Barbara's blog Craftin with Barbara  , you are right on track. If you are just coming across my blog and would like to hop along, please start over with Jamie as she is our royal hostess.



I will be giving away some blog candy to one lucky commentator. It is a surprise I love surprises.Tee Hee!!!

Jen's Digis is giving away a $5 gift card to her store. Here is a link to their store. http://www.jensdigistamps.com/  and their blog  http://jensdigistamps.blogspot​.com/      


This is a 2 day hop though some may only be showcasing one project. I will be having 2 projects..1 for each day so stop back tomorrow. Make sure you visit all the stops...you won't want to miss a thing.

.Jamie will be draw a winner from the people who comment on each blog for the $5 gc to Jen's Digi Stamps.

For today's project I present a Layout of my Grandaughter. She is a little Princess!!!



I used an assortment of card stock and paper from my stash
The Frame was cut from Sophisticated cart I sized it  using my Gypsy/
The stars came from Wall Decor and More cartridge
I used Art Philosophy cartridge for the mat the sentiment were printed on white card stock before cutting.
The edge punch is from Martha Stewart.

Hope you enjoyed my presentation and will return tomorrow for something new and different! Lisa is your next stop Have fun hopping along the rest of the hop!!



Here is the line up should you get lost

1.Jamie- http://myamusinglife.blogspot.com/


2.Ashley - http://theglamoroussideofscrapping.blogspot.com/

3.Mindy - http://papercreationsbymindyblog.blogspot.com/

4.Janet R. - http://janetscreativeworld.blogspot.com/

5.Gina - http://californiascrappin-gcinderella21.blogspot.com/

6.Barbara- http://barbarab3.blogspot.com/  

7.Janet S. - http://ladyluvbug.blogspot.com/     <------You are her

8.Lisa P - http://handmadewithlove-lisa.blogspot.com/    <------ This is your next stop

9.Shannon - http://www.purplelionpaper.com/blog

10.Theresa - http://www.thescrapbookingqueen.com/

11.Princess Penelope - http://thescrapbookingqueen-princesspenelope.blogspot.com/

12.Amy Jo - http://lv2scrapandfibrofacts.blogspot.com/

13.Janet N. - http://www.createatdreamscrapbooks.blogspot.com/

14.Jearise - http://lorbysworld.blogspot.com/

Big Blog Hugs!    Janet