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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Red White and Blue SST DT Project

Hello and welcome to my blog. Today I am posting my final project for Sweet Stamping Treats. Karrie is closing up and so we will no longer be able to enjoy her wonderful Digi stamp creations. I so enjoyed my time on her Design Team and loved working with her stamps I think I will miss Tweet  the most!! She is offering a special deal on her Esty shop until it is closed.  You can get 50% of on all her Digi's while they last just use SST50 code at check out!

Here is my Red White and Blue project.. I used her "Sail Boat at Sea " stamp which you can get in her ESTY store if you like and it is a bundle deal for the Summer so you get 4 for the price of one and at 50% of as well!! go check it out SST ESTY Shop

Hope you like my card Thanks for stopping by Love to read your comments!!
Big Blog Hugs, Janet

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Scrapping with Lisa's Designs 4th of July Parade

Stand by the parade route as Scrapping with Lisa's Designs (http://scrappingwithlisadesigns.com/) for the 4th of July (http://www.scrappingwithlisadesigns.com/item_57/4th-of-July.htm) file. The DT is doing their weekly blog hop and want you to grab your lawn chair, your favorite beverage and sit along the parade route as we want you to have the best seat in the house!!!

The Design Team's project was to create a project as a Home Decor using at least two (2) of the files.

This hop starts with Lisa, the owner, of Scrapping with Lisa's Designs if you happen to get lost along the way . . . we want to make sure you follow the parade route with the great talented line-up below!

  1. Lisa ~ http://handmadewithlove-lisa.blogspot.com/
  2. Lynne ~ http://slasewcraftiness.blogspot.com/
  3. Kimberly ~ http://scrappingrookie.blogspot.com
  4. Anita ~http://www.anitaandbugs.blogspot.com
  5. Edwina ~http://edwinascreations.blogspot.com/   <--- you should have come from here
  6. Janet ~ http://www.ladyluvbug.blogspot.com/   <--- you are here
  7. Jackie ~ http://jackrabbitscrappin.blogspot.com/  <--- your next stop
  8. Rhonda ~ http://craftingwithblue.blogspot.com
  9. Lisa W.~ http://mycraftyspaces.blogspot.com
Well my project is a 12 x 12 layout suitable for framing (LOL That makes it into the the home decor file)

I created this layout using Creative Memories " StoryBook Creator " software. The papers were from CM "Cheerful Stars and Stripes" digital additions All the images were from " Scrapping With Lisa"s Designs" I used the JPEG format and re-sized to fit my layout. Her files are so versatile and easy to use. 
Hope you like my offering for today!
Hope you enjoyed the parade today for the 4th of July and we planned this early enuf that you can get your own set of files to have your own home decor item! Lisa is offering to two (2) lucky winners that comment on each stop along the way of the blog one free file from her store!!!! Be sure to stop at each blog addie and remark!!!

Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to leave a comment for a chance to win this or another one of Lisa's fun designs. Happy Hopping! Your Next stop is Jackie's !

Big Blog hugs, Janet

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Sweet Stamping Treats Summer Time Project

Well Summer is here Hooray!! Today's project is to have a summer theme .
I chose to use Sweet Stamping Treats "Sunny Hello" for my card Colored it with Letraset Markers and used lots of scraps from my scrap pile for the matting.

Thanks for stopping by and Hope you will head on over to Sweet Stamping Treats To see the rest of the fun summer projects by the DT
Big Blog Hugs, Janet

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Daddy's Little Princess Blog Hop

Daddy's Little Princess

Welcome to Daddy's Little Princess today celebrating dad's everywhere. Almost every little girl has wrapped daddy around their little finger and is Daddy's Little Princess! Their first love is their dad and who they are going to marry. Today, we are giving homage to those special dad and daughter moments. I'm sure you all have your own stories of you and your dad and would love for you to share them with us as we recall our special moments whether it be as a daughter or watching your granddaughter wrapping their finger around their dad ....

We have one fabulous line-up sharing with you today and wouldn't want you to miss a single stop as we are having some blog candy for one lucky winner! Lynne makes these beautiful inspirational crosses on her embroidery machine that will be made for the lucky winner in the color of their choice!

  1. Lynne ~ http://slasewcraftiness.blogspot.com
  2. Colleen ~ http://www.cbcscrapbooking.blogspot.com
  3. Kimberly ~ http://scrappingrookie.blogspot.com
  4. Pamela ~ http://kraftykatstampstudio.blogspot.com
  5. Miriam ` http://miriamscreations.blogspot.com
  6. Lisa ~ http://handmadewithlove-lisa.blogspot.com/
  7. Janet ~ http://www.ladyluvbug.blogspot.com/
  8. Anita~ http://www.anitaandbugs.blogspot.com

If you arrived from Lisa's  then you are with the right Daddy's Princess. If not, we wouldn't want you to miss a single project and would want you to start at the one place as there is a "once upon a time" which begins every story with Lynne at http://slasewcraftiness.blogspot.com/
For my project I created 2 layouts, it would have been 3 but all the pics of my daughter and her dad are on slides The first layout is a pic of my dad with my brother and I. I was the oldest of 5 (1brother and 3 sisters)
I was daddies sole Little princess for 6 years Then my first sister came along and I had to share the spot lite.
 I have many fond memories of my Dad   fishing trips, staying up half the night studying algebra, late night discussions of all sorts, gardening  and cooking!

My second layout is of my Gran daughter and her dad. She is the apple of his eye and she just loves to do the Father Daughter Dance with him. Now she is the only girl ( 2 brothers) so she will always be #1.
I love this photo of her and her dad

I used Story Book Creator from Creative Memories to create these layouts. I used digital kits from CM for the papers and embellishment. for both layouts.

Now, you've heard my story let me send you to the next chapter at Anita's so she can entertain you with her fab story and awesome project!  

Coming Attractions to mark your calendar for -- have you ever cheered for the villains of the Disney movies - well, here's your chance to watch just the villains on June 23rd with The Disney Villains We Love to Hate Blog Hop beginning at http://slasewcraftiness.blogspot.com/

Thanks for stopping by and looking around Hope you are enjoying this Hop
Big Blog Hugs, Janet

Scrapping with Lisa's Designs Queen of Her Craftroom Design Team

Welcome to Scrapping with Lisa's Designs Queen of Her Craft-room Design Team displaying Lisa's Swimming Suit Bear, http://www.scrappingwithlisadesigns.com/item_61/Swimming-Suit-Bear.htm, which is available in her store. Today,we are going to showcase her little swimming suit bear in a shaped card which will not only will show the versatility of this file as each member of the team is very creative with thinking outside just the cutting file but also the many different styles of cards which are available which we as crafters need to look outside the traditional "square" card!!

For my card I created a gate fold with a twist I wanted it to look like a beach cabana ( What do you think did i get it right). This would make a great invitation to a pool party I'm loving how it turned out!
The card measures 6 x 6 and I used a piece of Making Memories patterned card stock called "Spring"
I printed My Bathing beauty out on white card stock cut her by hand  Inked all the edged used ti bathing suit and hat pieces as a pattern to cut her suit from some fun paper Her little face is from Peachy Keen "Cute and Cuddly Faces Assortment" I believe I used the 1/2 in size used white gel pen on the eyes and red om the mouth and black on the nose. Added some tiny buttons and a flower I just received from a RAK.

Wouldn't want you to get burnt along with without sun tan lotion with our swimming suit bear! Here is the complete line-up.

Queen of Her Craftroom

Be sure to stop and remark at each stop along the way along with the Design Team Page, http://scrappingwithlisadesignsdt.blogspot.com/, and become a follower!!!!! Lisa is offering a free file to two lucky people who have remarked and became a follower of http://scrappingwithlisadesignsdt.blogspot.com/.

Thanks again for stopping and remember to stop again the following Monday for a home decor project featuring Lisa's new Patriot Bears file, http://www.scrappingwithlisadesigns.com/item_60/Patriotic-Bears.htm!!

Thanks for hopping by Hope you are enjoying the great projects from the DT.
Big Blog Hugs, Janet

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Memories in Tyme "It's all about Summertime" Blog Hop

Memories In  Tyme Blog Hop

  • Welcome to the Memories in Tyme blog hops - where you will find some seriously talented people who love to share their ideas with you! Our hop today and is anything relating to summertime - doesn’t matter if it is a layout, card, mini album, or decorating item, if it’s about summertime…it’ll be here!!! With summertime right around the corner - it’s all about the heat, sunshine, spending time outdoors, green grass, family, BBQ’s, parades…you get the idea!!!

    Now, if you just happened upon my blog, then please go back to the beginning which is at Lynda’s blog (http://memoriesintyme.com/). Besides, the beginning is always the best anyway!!!

    Let’s get started with the ideas - My project is a digital  8 x 8 layout of a family gathering for the 4th of July! When I was a child every year we had 2 family picnics The 4th of July and Labor Day I left home at 18 and after that they were sporadic at best. My Grandmother on my father's side was the driving force behind these and once she was unable to continue there was no one to fill the role.
    Every now and again we try to do a mini one and it always brings back fond memories.

    For this layout I used Creative Memories  Storybook Creator software and two of their digital Art Kits "Primary 4th of July Digital PP Additions"  and "Classic Patriotic Digital Embellishments"
    I never thought I would say this, because I love paper but I have become a real big fan of digital scrapping

    Blog candy from Memories in Tyme…One lucky winner for June will receive a goodie pack for scrapbooking - in order to get in on the drawing, make sure to:
    1. Be a follower of Lynda J's blog!
    2. For extra entries...follow Lynda J on Twitter and Facebook Fanpage - information is on Lynda's  blog!
    3. Please check out everyone's blogs and leave a comment on theirs...the more you do the more entries you will get!

    Thank you for checking out my project, now follow the links below and remember to visit all the stops for MAXIMUM ideas and LOTS OF FUN!!! Next up on the hop is Rhonda, make sure you check out her fun project!!!

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Sweet Stamping Treats Bling Challenge for June

Welcome to Sweet Stamping Treats Bling Challenge for June.
We want to see your blinged out creations using a Sweet Stamping Treats Digi Stamp! Link up your creation on the SST Blog to be entered to win 3 SST digi stamps of your choice!The assignment Should you choose to take it is  "Make a project with BLING! Rhinestones, glitter, anything Bling"
I created this Happy 4th of July card I think it would be a great invitation to a party don't you?

I used the "July Frames " digi from the June release to create my card. Colored it with EK Success Primary color pencil and used Crayola Metallic color pencils for the gold border  .Embossed a red piece of card stock with stars and used  a dark blue card stock as my base. Had lots of bling stars in white and one in read colored the yellow one with alcohol marker used stickles for the blue stars added ribbon and faux brads. 

Now head on over to Sweet Stamping Treats to see some more fantastic Bling creations by the other DT members and enter the challenge!! Happy Blingging and good luck!

Thanks for stopping by
Big Blog Hugs, Janet

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Welcome to Scrapping with Lisa's Designs

  • Welcome to Scrapping with Lisa's Designs 

    Today our design team will be featuring the newest cats file. A bunch of ornery cats all looking to get into some kind of mischief. But, then what cats don’t, right?

    The team was asked to use the cats to create a card, that was more than just the traditional half fold card. I think you will like what the team has come up with this week.
    The file we used can be found here, (http://www.scrappingwithlisadesigns.com/item_44/Cats.htm)

    Please take the time to visit each blog along the way are see what our creative design team has come up with this week.

    Here is the line up for this week . .

    Design Team ~ http://scrappingwithlisadesignsdt.blogspot.com/

    Lisa ~ http://handmadewithlove-lisa.blogspot.com/
    Kimberly ~ http://scrappingrookie.blogspot.com/
    Barbara B~www.barbarab3.blogspot.com
    Lynne ~ http://slasewcraftiness.blogspot.com/
    Rhonda - http://craftingwithblue.blogspot.com/
     Janet~ http://www.ladyluvbug.blogspot.com/
    First I must Thank Princess Kimberly for inviting the Queens team to play along and for her graciousness in including me when I was so very late with my project (nearly an hour) Three Cheers for  Princess Kimberly! 
    I chose to use the Siamese cat and mouse from the five cats in the file just love his face and the mouse is too cute.
    I printed the Adobe file on half a sheet of  8.5 x 11 card stock and hand cut the pieces then inked them all in black ink and glued them together

    The yellow mat is from a paper stack and measures 5 x 5 the brown torn edge piece and th circle patterned paper is from a project I did last year,
    I decided to make this into an easel card I cut a piece of Kraft card stock at 5 x 11 folded in half and folded the top in half again to make the easel Mounted the kitty topper onto a 5.25 x5.25 piece of dark browm  card stock and glued it to the lower half of the folded card

    For the inside I cut a 2.75 x 5.25 piece of brown card for the base layers a piece of the yellow mat and the pieces of the torn brow and patterned papers to match the front of the card used pop dots to allow it to  create a stop for the front of the card. For the sentiments I used a couple stamp set from Inkadinkado 

    I am your last stop along the way, hope you like my easel card and the so cute Kitty from Lisa's Kitty file. 
    Be sure to stop and remark at each stop along the way along with the Design Team Page, http://scrappingwithlisadesignsdt.blogspot.com/, and become a follower!!!!!See More
    The cutting files are SVG, PDF, PNG, JPEG, EPS and DXF.

    Thanks for stopping by and hope to see you again next Monday for the Queens DT project!!
    Big Blog Hugs, Janet

Let Them Eat Cake

 Welcome to June's project for Her Craft Kre8tions. We have been very fortunate to have a wonderful sponsor this month that Scrapbook Society, http://scrapbookstampsociety.com/, has given us this beautiful design, http://scrapbookstampsociety.com/auction_details.php?name=Marie-Let-them-eat-a-Cupcake-Sherri-Baldy-Digi-Stand&auction_id=102614. to showcase our creativity.

Of course there are rules that we implemented that the creativity could finish Marie as they wanted BUT (ok, there is always a BUT!!), it needed to be a journal with an additional image on the inside.

Now, with that being said -- have we got a line-up for you!!!!

Design Team Blog: http://her-craft-kre8tions.blogspot.com/

Didn't I tell you that this is one creative group!!! Oh, yes, we even have some phenomenal blog candy which we were going to have last month BUT (there goes that word again) Miss Lynne had been in the hospital - we are going to have the "kick-off" blog candy for this hop!!!! Thus we have Accent Essentials Cricut Cartridge for one lucky winner!!!
Finally, Lynne Kirsch has an altered journal for one lucky winner as seen below!

Now, to be eligible for the blog candy AGAIN, there are rules --- you must stop and comment at each stop along the way which I know you won't mind doing as I know you are going to be having a great time checking out each and every project........

Hope you enjoyed our hop .... and next month we have another challenge that will be presented to our Design Team .... "Like the Wind"!!!
So here is my completed Journal lots of pictures:

Recipe: I used a Composition book for the base covered it with Graphic 45 paper from the Boardwalk collection Colored the Digi with crayola color pencils added some glitter tor around it and inked it with Tim Holtz Vintage Photo ink
I used cuts from the Sophie cartridge for the embellishment inside and the paper for the inside covers were printed from the Imagine cartridge Heirloom

Thanks for stopping by your next stop is the extremely talented  Rachelle!
Big Blog Hugs, Janet

Friday, June 8, 2012

Calendar Girls Blog Hop For June

Welcome to our June Calendar Girls' Blog Hop. Papercrafts Presents 365 Cards magazine which is our inspiration for these monthly hops which thus became the Calendar Girls. The magazine has Creative Ideas for every day of the year: occasions, holidays, and celebrations including 42 unique holidays!!! These unique holidays are our inspiration. The June unique holidays are:

June Blog Date: June 9, 2012
  1. June is Adopt a Cat Month: Laura
  2. June is National Fruit and Vegetable Month: Angie
  3. June 3: National Repeat Day: Lynne
  4. June 4th: Hug Your Cat Day: Pamela
  5. June 4th: Old Maid's Day: Laura
  6. June 6: Yo-Yo Day: Miriam Meserve
  7. June 7th: National Chocolate Ice Cream Day: Pamela
  8. June 8: Best Friend Day: Edwina
  9. June 13th: National Sewing Machine Day: Lynne
  10. June 14: Flag Day: Kimberly
  11. June 17: Father's Day: Lisa
  12. June 20: First Day of Summer: Kimberly
  13. June 20th: Ice Cream Soda Day: Janet
  14. June 23: National Pink Day: Laura
  15. June 28th: Paul Bunyon Day: Anita
  16. June 29: Camera Day: Angie

The hop starts with Laura (http://lauraleesdream.blogsot.com/). You won't want to miss a single calendar event not to mention the weddings, graduations, birthdays -- ok, you get the idea!!!!

My day is Ice Cream Soda Day!! Yummy
When I think of Ice Cream Soda I think of Root-beer Floats "A & W" Root beer floats to be exact My very favorite!! so i created a card to celebrate it. Hope you enjoy

The card base came from a piece of burgundy card-stock cut to make a 5 x5 card
The patterned paper is from Graphic 45 Boardwalk Collection
The image was cut from Cricut lite 'Fast Food ' cartridge and the letters from the font on my E2
The sentiment is from Pink By Design  Artisan tags
all the paper for the image and the letters came from my scraps.

The line-up for May includes:

Laura: http://lauraleesdream.blogspot.com
Angie: http://atuttletime.blogspot.com/
Lynne: http://slasewcraftiness.blogspot.com/
Pamela: http://kraftykatstampstudio.blogspot.com/
Miriam: http://miriamscreations.blogspot.com/
Edwina: http://edwinascreations.blogspot.com/
Kimberly - http://scrappingrookie.blogspot.com/
Lisa Peters: http://handmadewithlove-lisa.blogspot.com/
Janet: http://ladyluvbug.blogspot.com/
Anita: http://www.anitaandbugs.blogspot.com/

Stop by and check out these holidays as I am sure you are going to want to remember these holidays and include them in your card making projects!!!!!

We will have blog candy to the lucky recipient that remarks on each site along the way!

Thanks for stopping by and mark your calendar again next month to see what Holidays to Celebrate on July 14th for the next Calendar Girls Blog Hop!

Hope you like my tribute to Ice Cream Soda Day!Big Blog Hugs, Janet

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

SST Happy Fathers Day Project

Welcome to Sweet Stamping Treats  Happy Father's Day  Project . Can you believe it is June already here and Father's Day is rapidly approaching ! SST's digi release for May  had 2 Father's day images to choose from. Last month I used the "Father's Day " digi so this month I am using the "Best Ever Dad" one.

I wanted to the image was front and center of the card so I printed it to fit the width of an 8.5 x11 piece of card stock, I colored it with crayola color pencils and inked around it with ski blue ink color. For the card base I used a 6 x 8.5 in piece  of Kraft card stock folded in half to make a 3 x8.5 card then cute 3 layers of card stock in red yellow and blue each one 1/8 of an inch smaller than the previous one layered then together and added  tiny red buttons with twine in each corner. For the Sentiment I used Pink By Design Stamp set
 "Artisan Tags"
I really like the overall look simple,  masculine yet cute.
Head on over to    SST's Blog  to see the rest of the DT awesome creations!
Thanks for stopping by.
 Big Blog hugs, Janet

Monday, June 4, 2012

Scrapping with Lisa's Design's Roaring Good Time Lion

Welcome to Scrapping with Lisa's Designs Queen of Her Craftroom Design Team displaying Lisa's Roaring Good Time Lion, http://www.scrappingwithlisadesigns.com/item_24/Wild-About-You.htm, which is available in her store. Today,we are going to showcase her lion in a masculine card which will show the versatility of this file as each member of the team is very creative with thinking outside just the cutting file.

My card is an interactive one Meaning my lion is on a wobble and he moves  Love it so cute.
I used the PDF file from the Lion Printed him an a 4 x 5 piece of card stock cut him by hand and inked him with brown and stucco inks, added some Googly eyes and glued it all together. The base is a 4.25 x 5.5 card
Created the mat with pieces from my scrap box and a leftover grass cut from a cricut cart. Ran them all through the Cuttle bug using Swiss Dots, Musical Flourish and forest branches. The sun was created using 2 layers from a cut in a new cartridge from Creative Memories called "Be Young".

I didn't add a sentiment because I am not sure who is going to get this one 
Hope you like my fun card!!

Wouldn't want you to get lost along with way with our hungry lion craving attention! Here is the complete line-up.

Queen of Her Craftroom

Be sure to stop and remark at each stop along the way along with the Design Team Page, http://scrappingwithlisadesignsdt.blogspot.com/, and become a follower!!!!! Lisa is offering a free file to two lucky people who have remarked and became a follower of http://scrappingwithlisadesignsdt.blogspot.com/.

Thanks again for stopping and remember to stop again the following Monday for Princess Sparkles' Team project featuring the new cat cartridge, http://www.scrappingwithlisadesigns.com/item_44/Cats.htm, !!!

Happy Hopping!
Big Blog hugs, Janet