Hi Everyone!!
I hope everyone had a great weekend and those affected by Irene, had minimal loss and damage. Our family understands that all too well, when we lived in Florida, we had to evacuate several times and you never knew what you were coming home to besides no power!!! 
Our family kept everyone in our prayers and we will continue to do so.

Alright, onto our winners, yes Winners!!

First, I want to thank everyone for the Awesome comments left.
I am really excited to be a part of this wonderful team!!
I decided to choose two winners!

1) 60 yd. Mini Pack Winner -

Jens Craft Corner said...

I am a follower and love your work. I would make cards for Christmas and also for Operation Write Home. I have never used twine, so having some would be great! You can contact me through my blog. Great giveaway!

2) Our runner-up who gets a "surprise" goodie package from me!

stefeni said... 
I don't have any twine yet :( But I'm so amazed at all the projects people use with it. I think it definitely spices up gifts.

Congrats to you both!!!
So please contact me with your info and I will have your prizes sent out!
My e-mail is cutie.jensen at gmail.com

Have a great day!!

** Don't forget to about my Trendy Twine Giveaway, HERE!! Tell your friends! :)**
I draw a winner tomorrow morning, August 29th!

Hi Everyone!!
I hope you are having a wonderful Sunday!
Are you ready for another fun Birthday Sundaes Challenge?
This week's challenge is a Photo Inspiration Challenge.

Here is my card.

I just love that photo, what a really fun Challenge! Trying to photograph it was fun though!!! 

Sweet Treats, Birthday Bash and Elegant Edges

DCWV- Dots, Stripes & Plaids
Recollections Pastel Glitter Cardstock
Georgia Pacific White Cardstock

Stamps and Ink-
G Studio birthday stamp, Stampin Up Teeny Tiny Wishes, Stampin Up ink- Pretty In Pink, Certainly Celery and Bashful Blue.

Irock and gems, D'vine swirls embossing folder, Toothpick, yellow twine.

Thanks for looking and I hope everyone has a wonderful day!
Don't forget to stop by and see what the rest of the Amazing Birthday Sundaes Design Team came up with!
We can't wait to see what everyone creates!

Hi Everyone!!
TGIF! For sure!
I hope everyone that is in the path of Hurricane Irene is staying safe and our family is praying for your safety :)
Yesterday I received this really sweet blog award from Samantha, Hooliewood Creations.
She has amazing talent and I always look forward to her blog posts and creations so make sure to stop by her blog and I would like to thank her for this super sweet award!

To receive this award, I need to: answer the following questions, award this 'Butterfly Award' to 10 other bloggers, contact the 10 bloggers to let them know they have been given this award, and I also need to show a link to the person who gave me the 'Butterfly Award'. 

First up! The questions...
Q1) Name your favorite colour?
Purple (all shades) & Pink

Q2) Name your favorite song?
I have alot but right now its "Love You Like a Love Song" -Selena Gomez

Q3) Name your favorite dessert?
Does Coffee count? haha! I love sugar free Chocolate :)

Q4) What wizzes you off at the moment?
The lack of customer service in our country :(

Q5) Your favorite pet?
Our glow fish, Pinkalicious.

Q6) Black or White?
I use mostly white on my craft items and wear more white than black :)

Q7) Your biggest fear?
Cockroaches! Ewww!!

Q8) Best Feature?
Eye and smile

Q9) Everyday attitude?
After my coffee ;) Happy, I try not to sweat the small stuff in life :)

Q10) What is perfection?
Anytime I get with my husband and children.

Q11) Guilty Pleasure?
Coffee and Craft supplies!

Q12) When you're upset you?
Get quiet

Now to pass this award onto 10 other crafty friends...
I don't know how I'm going to decide this! There are just too many talented and thoughtful people in this little crafty realm we're in!  Here we go...










I'd like to thank all these ladies for the wonderful inspiration they provide all the crafters, including myself each and everyday! Keep up the great work!!
If you get a chance stop by these amazing blogs!
Have a wonderful day!
Hi Everyone!!! :)
Today is my 29th Birthday and I wanted to share some awesome, awesome goodies I received from My crafty friend, Stacey.
Does she know what I like or what?!
Love this Hello Kitty card!! :)
Side View


I had never seen one of these until she made one! I am now the proud owner of this super cute one and its now in my craftroom :) ALL MINE!


Top view



The back


Did I mention that I love it?? :):)

She also made me this awesome altered composition book!!


Plus this super cute, Monogrammed paperbag Purse filled
with yummy chocolate and coffee goodies!!



I just love everything  and I had to share with all my crafty friends:)
Thanks So Much Stacey! I can't say how much I appreciate your advice, friendship, and crafty awesomeness!! Haha!
Make sure you stop by and check out her Blog!
Have a wonderful day!
Hi Everyone!!
I thought I would post a reminder for my Trendy Twine giveaway!! 
I will choose a winner NEXT Monday, August 29th!! 
Check out  my Blog post about it HERE!

I wanted to share a giveaway my friend, Jo is having for her Birthday! !!!

How AMAZING is that!! Stamps, Nesties and Hello Kitty, OH MY!!!
Make sure you check out Jo's Blog!! Talk about some Talent! Wow! 
Make sure to wish her a Happy Birthday, Too!! 
Have a wonderful day!!
Hi everyone!!
Today the project I am sharing was made for the Peachy Keen- Let's Face It  Fridays- Our Furry Friends.
My Parents just got a new kitty, Buttons from the Animal shelter. She is just the sweetest cat and our whole family has fallen in love with her. So we decided to give her a warm welcome.
I made this 4x4 card and a matching goodie bag.
The kids each picked out treats and toys for her.



Car Decals (cat)

Stamps & Ink-
Peachy Keen- PKS-  493 Everyday Character Faces & More
My Pink Stamper- Punnylicious
Stampin Up Bermuda Bay ink

Stampin Up Bermuda Bay, Pumpkin Pie cardstock,
Stampin Up retired Welcome Neighbor patterned paper

Irock and Irock gems, Stampin Up Bermuda Bay dotted grosgrain ribbon,
Orange button from stash, Trendy Twine- Krazy for Kraft twine,
Black and White Sakura gel pens, pop dots,
Stampin pastels in Pretty In Pink, Glossy Accents.

Well, Buttons loved all her "treats" and card! I think my mom loved the card more ;) she loves when I make her cards :)
Thanks for looking and Have a wonderfully, Crafty Day!!
Hi Everyone! 
I hope you had a great weekend!
My project today is for The Queen of My Craftroom Design Team Challenge.
The Challenge was to make a project inspired by California.
My Mother-in-law is moving back to San Diego, California on Wednesday.
We had a BBQ this past weekend as a going away get together for her.
I wanted to make a card for her and this was the perfect Challenge for that.

I made a shaped card on my Gypsy.


Here is the card alone.
Mickey Font, A Child's Year and Lyrical Letters

Georgia Pacific white and black cardstock, Stampin Up Real Red, Bazzill Blue

Sakura White and Black gel pens, Trendy Twine- Peppermint Stick Twine, 
and Offray sheer dotted ribbon.

Thanks for looking! 
Make sure to check out what the rest of the Queen of my Craftroom Design Team came up with.
Have a crafty Monday!
Don't forget to Check out my Trendy Twine Giveaway! Click Here!!!

Hi Everyone!! Happy Sunday!
Are you ready for another Birthday Sundaes Challenge?
Challenge #23- pink/green/white (other neutrals if needed)
Also, Don't forget your Birthday sentiment on the front of your card!

Design Teams

Elegant Edges & Birthday Bash

Stampin Up Pretty In Pink Designer Paper, Green Galore, Melon Mambo, 
Crumb Cake and Cherry Cobbler, Recollections Cardstock

Stamps & Ink-
Michaels $1 stamp, Pretty In Pink and Certainly Celery Ink, Black Stazon Ink

Dots Embossing Folder, White Gel Pen, Glossy Accents, Trendy Twine- Strawberry Cupcake.

Don't forget to stop by the Birthday Sundaes Challenge Blog and see what the other amazing Design Team members have come up with!! :)
We can't wait to see your Pink, Green and White Birthday cards this week!!

Have a wonderfully, Crafty day!! :)
If you are here for my Trendy Twine giveaway, click here!

Hi Everyone!
I hope everyone is having a wonderful Saturday So far!
Today I am sharing a card I made for my friend, Lesley, the owner of Trendy Twine as a Thank you for all that she does :)
I wanted her to receive the card before I posted it!



Stamps & Ink-
Stampin Up Tiny Tags, Stampin Up Elegant Eggplant and Melon Mambo

Stampin Up Elegant Eggplant, Old Olive and Melon Mambo Cardstock,
Stampin Up  Welcome Neighbor Designer Paper, Georgia Pacific White Cardstock

Stampin Up Medium jewelry Tag punch, EK Success Flower punch, Stampin Up Scallop trim border,
Trendy Twine- Strawberry Cupcake and Grape Fizz, Stampin Up Old Olive grosgrain ribbon and recollections brads.

Thanks for Looking and I really glad Lesley got her card and can enjoy it!!
Have a wonderfully crafty day!
Check out my Trendy Twine Giveaway, Click Here!

Hi Everyone!! TGIF!!
Ready for another Fun M.A.G. Challenge By The Page?

This week's M.A.G. Challenge is to use Storybook Cartridge page 45, ONLY!
(The Challenge is that you cannot use any other cricut cuts but you can embellish your little heart out!)

Here is my project:
I made a 3x3 Card & Matching Post-it Note holder.

Design Team


Storybook Page 45
Stamps & Ink-
Stampin Up Elegant Cheer & Tiny Tags 
SU! Elegant Eggplant and Whisper White Craft inks
Bazzill Cardstock and Georgia Pacific White

Stampin Up Flourishes texture Plate, Whisper White Organza Ribbon, Offray Purple Ribbon, Irock, Irock bling & Swarkoski crystals. Pen is from Staples for the post it note holder.
Make sure to stop by the M.A.G. Challenge By the Page Blog and see what 
the awesome Design Team has come up with.
I hope you decide to participate in this week's challenge!
Thank for stopping by and have a wonderfully, crafty day!
Check out my Trendy Twine Giveaway! Click Here!

Hi Everyone!!
Today my card is for the Fantabulous Cricut Challenge
#73 - Piece of Cake!
Create a project with a cupcake (or another baked good)

Here is what I came up with.
The sentiment reads- "if you are what you eat, eat something cute!"

Simply Charmed & Birthday Bash

DCWV Citrus Stack and Recollections

Stamps & Ink-
Stampin Up Teeny Tiny Wishes and Birthday Bakery
Stampin Up Only Orange, Taken with Teal and Whisper White craft ink

Modern label punch, Spots & Dots Embossing folder, Stickles- Orange Peel, yellow, fruit punch, Trendy Twine- Twisted Lime & Blueberry, Beads in a bottle- green and Sakura White Gel pen.

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderfully, crafty day!
If you are looking for my Trendy Twine Giveaway, click here.

Hi Everyone! :)
This is my second post today.
I saw the Smash Books that K&Co. recently came out with and of course they are really hard to come by, so I thought I would make my own.
I bought a bunch of notebooks/journals during the after Christmas Sale at Barnes & Nobles for $1-$3.
Here is one I altered for this project and also for the Queen of My Craftroom Design Team Project.
I took the spiral binding off and measured everything, covered my front and back. Made divider pages out of cereal box chipboard and put pockets and divider tabs on them.
I used all of my favorite patterned papers and colors with the exception of purple! ;)
Then I used  my Crop-a-dile and made holes for the spiral ring.
I glued everything with my ATG and Tombow Multi adhesive.
You can do this with a Cinch or Bind it all but I dont have one.
I love how it turned out!

My *SMASH* Book!! :)


Tabs I made for it with my McGill Tab Punch and G Studio Alphabet Script stamps.

Some of my Favorite patterned Paper that I used for pages and for the Divider pockets.




The Back Cover.

I used several different Cartridges, Wall Decor & More, Lovely Floral, Lacy Labels.
The papers were all from my stash and for the ones I remember they were American Crafts Everyday, Stampin Up Designer packs, Stampin Up Pretty In Pink, Old Olive, Pink Pirouette.

Make sure to stop by the Queen of My Craftroom Blog to see what the other designers Altered this week for Monday Mojo.
Thanks so much for looking and Have a wonderfully Crafty day!
If you are looking for my Trendy Twine Giveaway, click here.

Hi Everyone!
I hope you are having a wonderful week so far.
Here is a card I made for the Cricut 360 Challenge #7- Old West this week.

I do live in Wyoming but I'm not much of a cowgirl!! 
Hahaha I don't even own any western apparel. Unless it's pink or purple, it's not my style ;)
So here is  my Card for the Challenge.

Paper Doll Dress-up
Stamps & Ink-
Stampin Up Tiny Tags, G studio alphabet script
Peachy Keen- PK 641 Princess Faces
Stampin Up Melon Mambo, Rich Razzleberry & Pretty in Pink
Staz-on Black ink

Stampin Up- Melon Mambo, Pretty in Pink, Chocolate Chip
Bazzill Peach
DCWV Sweet Stack and Colorbok
Recollections Craft Carstock

Medium jewelry punch, Trendy Twine- Grape Fizz and Strawberry cupcake,
Irock and gems, Martha Stewart around the page Loops border punch, Sakura white gel pen, Glossy accents, Sharpie markers, Fruit Punch Stickles, Stampin Pastels in Pretty In Pink.

Thanks for Stopping by!!
Have a great crafty day!!

Hi Everyone!
I hope you are all surviving Monday Madness!

I'm so excited and honored to be on the *NEW* Trendy Twine Design Team!
I am going to do a 60 yd mini pack Giveaway!

I love using twine on my projects and I love to see other projects made with Twine, especially Trendy Twine!

What do you need to do to win this amazing Twine?
1) Leave a comment here telling me what you love to make with your twine
and what you would like to make if you had some.
2) Make sure you leave a way to contact you in your comment.

These next two are not Mandatory to win but I would love it if you did.

 Go over to the Trendy Twine Facebook Page and 'Like' them.
Share this Giveaway on your blog or Facebook.
Follow the Trendy Twine Blog.

*** I will pick  a Winner on Monday, August 29th!***

This is a wonderful product made in so many fun colors!!
Thanks for Stopping by,
Good Luck and Happy Crafting!!
Hi Everyone!
Are you ready for another great Birthday Sundaes Challenge?
This week's Challenge is :
Must Use at Least 3 Brads on your card
and as always Don't forget to use a
Birthday Sentiment on the Front of your card!
Bday S. #22
I have 4 brads on here- The Crown, The wand and the two Rhinestone brads.

Don't forget to stop by the Birthday Sundaes Challenge blog
and see what the other Design Team members came up with.
We can't wait o see what everyone does for this Challenge!

Recipe:Cartridge-Paper Doll Dressup

Stamps & Ink-
Paper Trey Ink Everyday Button bits
Peachy Keen Faces- PKS-573 Basic Paper Doll Faces
Black Staz-on Ink

SU! Pretty In Pink, Melon Mambo, and Chocolate Chip Cardstock
Colorbok Patterned paper

Star Dust and Yellow Stickles, Tulle,
 Irock and gems, EKSuccess Flower punch and corner rounder,
Recollection brads- Wand, Crown, and clear gem brads, Sakura White Gel pen

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderfully crafty Day!!
Hi Everyone!
I hope you are enjoying your Saturday!
Here is a card I made yesterday with a color challenge in mind
but it ended up falling in the category of a few challenges.

The Paper Variety-
Use Orange, Green and Yellow
My Craft Spot Monday Challenge #20-
 It's Hot out there! Use Hot, Bright colors on your project. 
***Use ANY "RETIRED" Cricut cartridge of YOUR choice!***

I used Tag, Bags, Boxes and More!


Tags, Bags, Boxes and More (Flowers)

Stamps & Ink-
PK-573 Basic Paper Doll faces
My Creative Time- Turn That Frown Upside Down and This & That
Memento Tuxedo Black and Black Staz-on

Cardstock: Stampin Up Pumpkin Pie, YoYo Yellow, Green Galore
Recollections and DCWV Citrus Stack

Trendy Twine- Twisted Lime, Yellow & Orange, Homemade Dew drops,
EK SUccess petite scallop border punch,
Sakura White Gel Pen, Glossy Accents, Pretty in Pink Stampin pastels.

 Wish me luck on the fun Challenges!! ;o)
Thanks so much for looking and have a wonderfully Crafty Day!
TGIF!!!!(That's an announcement all on its own ;) )

I'm excited to announce that Lesley, the owner of Trendy Twine has asked me to be a member of her very first Design Team! I'm so excited and honored!
We will be starting to feature her wonderful products in September!
Here are the other Design Team members:

Check these amazing Blogs!

Also, Trendy Twine is having a Sale through the weekend on $6 mini packs of Twine. What a Deal, you won't be disappointed!
Trendy Twine is also on Facebook!

Have a wonderfully Crafty Day!