Thursday, September 16, 2021

Traveling Bird

 

Good morning!
Welcome to Paper Infusions and More.
Our weather is getting a little bit cooler 
and all the kids around us are in school.
The leaves have started to turn
their beautiful colors.

Are you ready for this weeks
brand new challenge over at Creative Knockouts?

For Challenge #419
Kelly would like us to showcase
our Wing & Things or Furry Friends

Our wonderful sponsors this week are


Thank you so much for letting me highlight
this wonderful and super fun image.
My image is called Traveling Bird


I colored it up using my prisma colored pencils 
for the back ground and some no name markers for the image.
The image was highlighted by using a die 
from Gina Marie Designs.
It is a clean and simple layout
as I am hoping to mail this card out.

Be sure to join us this week for our new and fun challenge.
My fellow DT's have amazing creations with 
more fun images from our sponsor.

Thank you so much for joining me this week.
Massive hugs and stay safe.







Thursday, August 19, 2021

Happy Birthday

 

Good morning! We have been having some
really hot temperatures again.
It would be amazing to have some much needed
rain, as it is becoming so very dry in Central Alberta.
Honestly, all of Alberta is dry!
Can anyone tell me how we got to the 19th of August
so quickly?

Today we have a brand new challenge over

Challenge #415 - Birthday Wishes

Our amazing sponsor this week is from
The Prize is 1 Digi Set
Thank you so very much for letting me color up the image
the man with his dog with the Happy Birthday sentiment.
The whole set is called Outdoorsman Masculine Set Nature


The picture was wonderful so, I decided to work
at creating a scene for the picture.
It was a little different in my mind but think it works out.
The whole scene was colored using Copic Markers.
Fine Copic Pens were used for the birds flying by the sun.
The three black birds are dies from Gina Marie Designs.

Please come and join us for another fun filled
challenge over at Creative Knockouts.

You can never have enough birthday cards.
Especially masculine ones.

Thank you for stopping by today!
Have an amazing week!

Hugs,

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Game Boy

 

Hello, my friends!
It has been a fun filled last two weeks. 
No crafting done until yesterday.
We managed to take some time
away with our family.
We did some camping, went to an amusement park and zoo.
The weather has been hot and beautiful and not much
rain at all.
Time with our family means the world to us!

Creative Knockouts has a brand new challenge this week
and of course we have a fantastic sponsor from
Prize is 2 images

https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/LeAnnsWorld101?section_id=23375155

For Challenge #413
we have been challenged to an Anything Goes creations!

Our wonderful sponsor let me highlight


The image reminds me of our grandson.
He is starting to like playing games
and it is just so much fun to watch his excitement.

Game Boy was colored up using Copic Markers.
The paper is from Stampin' Up
When die cutting my image,
I went with one of my go to Dies from My Favorite Things
the stitched rectangle.

The layout is clean and simple with layered papers.
The blue/green/red/white gingham paper 
was glued on top of the green/blue/white gingham paper.
Then I trimmed the excess papers on the edges.

Please come and join us at Creative Knockouts this week.
We would absolutely love to see your creations.
Be sure to leave some love for the Design Team,
the inspiration in amazing.

Hope you like the new card!
Wishing you an amazing week and thank you so much for stopping by.

Hugs,

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Flour Child

 

Good morning
and
Welcome to my blog.

Today, we have a brand new challenge up over at 
Challenge #411 - Die Cuts and/or Punches

Easy peasy right? I love using my die cuts
and punches. 

I would like to thank our sponsors
this week for letting me high light
this adorable image called Flour Child
Isn't this image just adorable?

Prize: $10 store gift certificate
https://www.janmahew.com/shop-1

The image above was colored using Copic Markers.
The first die cut with the image is from Spellbinders.
The oval die cut is from Gina Marie Designs
The rectangle Die Cut is from My Favorite Things
The pattern paper and solid colored papers are from Stampin' Up.
A clean and simple layout with a few layers.

I chose this image as it reminds me of baking cookies
in huge batches with my mom and grandma.
It is a blast baking with our grandson Emery.
He loves to help and honestly is a really good helper.

Please come and join us for a brand new challenge.
We would really love to see your inspiration over
at Creative Knockouts this week.
My fellow DT's have awesome inspiration for you too.

Thank you so much for joining me.
Wishing you some time to craft!

Hugs,

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Have A Cool Birthday!

Good morning!
We are going to have another really hot day here.
The last few have been cooler and honestly
it was needed as we have had extremely high
temperatures.
Today, we are expecting a high of 28 degree's Celsius.

We have a brand new challenge for you over at 
we are on Challenge # 409
It is an easy peasy one.
Something To Say - Include a sentiment on your card

We have a wonderful sponsor this week
Twinkle Lane Designs
Prize:  £8 voucher code
The image they let me highlight
is called 

The image comes with one large cone,
three smaller ice creams and a sentiment

I had so much fun coloring them up
that I decided to use all of them
for this special birthday card.
The main ice cream color is Mint Chocolate Chip
I just could not figure out how to color
Tiger ice cream which is my favorite.

It was fun to fussy cut out the main ice cream cone image.
I used a circle punch from Stampin' Up for the three smaller images.
The pattern paper is from Doodlebug
and the solid paper is from Stampin' Up.

So what kind of sentiments will you share with us this week?
I look forward to seeing your inspiration.
Please come on over to Creative Knockouts
and join us for a fun filled challenge.

Thank you for joining me today!
Have an amazing day.
Hugs,

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Katie and Outside Fun

Good morning!
We have had some very exciting news
this pass week.
Our middle son Robin and his girlfriend Summer
are now engaged.
It brings us so much joy and honestly
something wonderful to plan and look forward too.
The weather has been beautiful. 
On Father's Day we were able to have a
picnic with my dad and enjoyed it.
We are kind of having a mini heat wave here.
Everything is getting really dry.
So if mother nature was inclined to have it
beautiful during the day and rain at night. I wouldn't be opposed...LOL.

We have a brand new and fun filled challenge for you
We are on Challenge #407
and Kelly would like to see
some Outside Fun.

Our wonderful sponsor for this week is Laurie Furnell Ink
Our prize is 2 digi sets

The image, I used today is one from
Thank you so much for letting
me high light this image.

This image reminds me of playing on the farm
with the cats and I did accidently pull some
pretty flowers out of the flower beds for
my grandma. It was so much fun to chase the butterflies
and to climb the trees.

The image below was colored using Copic Markers.


The stitched layers were made using My Favorite Things
Rectangle Stitched Dies.
The pattern paper is from Doodlebug
A butterfly punch from Martha Stewart 
Paper from Stampin' Up.

We would really like it if you came to join us this week.
I look forward to seeing what our challenge of Outside Fun
inspires in you.

Thank you so much for joining me today!
Wishing you a beautiful day!

Hugs,

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Make A Wish

 

Good morning to you!
Yesterday and today have been rainy. 
With all the wind, we
sure can use the moisture for the farmers.
How has your week been?
My week has been a good one with
a few bumps in the road.
I sure am grateful that we have been having
play dates with our grandson.
It was also fun on the weekend to 
get some more stuff organized and put away.

We have a brand new challenge for you over at 
Our challenge is an easy peasy one.
Challenge #405 - Anything Goes

Our wonderful sponsor this week is
The prize this week is 4 Images.

Thank you so much Hetty Clare for letting me
showcase this wonderful image called

So many ways you can use this cute image.
It honestly reminds me of wandering around
my grandma's farm. Picking dandelions and blowing
them with my cousins and making oh so many wishes.
 Those were some of
the best days ever with my cousins.
Grandma's place was the best. 
A country girl at heart mixed in with small town girl.

The image was colored with Copic Markers.
 The charm has been put on with thread.
All paper is from Stampin' Up.
Also the image was fussy cut. It has been
a while since I have done that. It
was actually relaxing.

Please join us this week over at Creative Knockouts
for this fun challenge of Anything Goes.
It will be a joy to see your master pieces.
Everyone inspires me.
Thank you for that and for joining me on my blog.

Have an amazing day!
Happy Crafting,
Hugs,

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Eric The Extra

 

Good morning to you!
It has sure been a busy time.
We have done some planting in our flower beds.
Some flowers that we transplanted
from my mom's are starting to grow. 
It excites me, too have something of hers growing here.
 The trees leaves
have really popped this last week with some rain
and the few days of sunny weather.

We have a brand new challenge over at
Challenge #403 - For The Boys

Our awesome sponsors this week are from
Prize: 2 images

Thank you so much for letting me highlight
this super fun image called

I love this image!
Who doesn't like to dress up?
This image reminds me of the alligator
costume my kids had and just loved.
It would be awesome to have
them dress up again now that they are older
to get another picture of them.
It seems like this could have been done during
the pandemic, since no get togethers allowed. 


Eric was colored up using Copic Markers,
The image was die cut out using Gina Marie Designs
stitched rectangle stitch dies and the stitched star/sun.
All papers are from Stampin' Up
(old olive, night of navy, crushed curry and pattern paper).

Come on over and join us for this fun filled challenge.
It is always awesome to be inspired by what
everyone creates.

Have an amazing day!
Hugs,

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Aisling

Good morning!
We have had some beautiful weather here.
On Tuesday our grandson turned
4 years old. He was so cute
and super excited for his special day!
Each day my heart fills with
even more love...how is that possible?
It was already overflowing with love the day Emery
was born.

We have a brand new challenge for you over at
Creative Knockouts with and awesome sponsor
for this week.
Challenge #401 - Flowers Powers
Our wonderful sponsors
Prize: 3 Images
https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/SheepSkiDesigns
Thank you so much for letting me
create and color up this beautiful image.
The image was colored up
using Copic Markers.
Isn't the pattern paper beautiful.
I love roses. Sadly, while moving
things around in my craft room, I have
completely misplaced, where I put my flowers for
the extra flower power.

It is a clean and simple card for you
this week. Hoping it inspires you to join us.
We look forward to seeing your amazing 
work for our brand new challenge at

Thank you so much for stopping by.
Have an amazing day!


Thursday, April 29, 2021

Occupation Bear :)

 

Good morning!

Today, we are expecting a little bit of rain
which the land sure can use. With all of the wind
we have been having the ground is very dry.

Happy Thrusday!
We have a brand new challenge up over at 
Challenge #399 - Tic Tac Toe challenge
( Use the Color Blue, Dies cuts and Twine)

 

Fancy Fold Card

 

Embossing

(heat or dry)

 

Use the color blue

 

Bling- Glitter/

Sparkle/

Pearls

 

Image

 (stamped or digi)

 

Dies cuts/punches

 

3 or more pattern papers

 

Include a Sentiment

 

Ribbon or Twine

Our wonderful sponsors this week are from
the prize is $12 voucher or approximately 4 images
Thank you so much for letting me color up
this cute, cute, cute image.
The image name is 
It was so much fun coloring it up
using my Copic Markers.
The dies I used are from Gina Marie Designs.
The paper and twine are from Stampin' Up.
Pop ups were used under the image as well.

My layout has a little bit of fun but fairly
clean and simple.
Hope you enjoy it.

Please join us over at Creative Knockouts this week.
We look forward to our creations!!!

Thank you for stopping by
and 
I am wishing you a beautiful week
and happy crafting!

Thursday, March 18, 2021

May Your Day Bloom with Happiness

Good morning!
Today, I am posting from our son Robin's home.
It has been an absolute pleasure to have enjoyed so much precious time with them.
The wonderful memories will be forever treasured.
We have had some beautiful weather this past week too.
Bring on spring!

We have a brand new challenge over at
Challenge #393 - Spring Is In The Air

Our wonderful sponsor this week is from

Jan's Digi Stamps Digital Stamp Shop

$10 Gift Certificate

Thank you so much to Jan's Digi for
giving me the opportunity to highlight
such a beautiful image and to use
one of the fabulous sentiments in this set called

Rustic Flowers 

My grandson asked me if this card was made for grandpa. 
He seems to think it is a really good idea.
So I will give this card to my hubby.

The image above was coloured using
my Prisma Color Pencils.
The pattern paper is vellum by Stampin' Up 
(flowers coloured with the pencils as well)
The Basic Black and Whisper White is also from Stampin' Up

A clean and simple card was made
These are some of my mom's favourite flowers
and I look forward to planting some in her
honour this year.

We would love it if you played in our Challenge this
week. My fellow teammates have amazing creations
for you!

Thank you for joining me today 
and for all the comments.
They are appreciated and mean a lot.

May Your Day
Bloom with Happiness

Hugs,


Thursday, March 4, 2021

Faux Stitching and JJ Baking

 

Good morning!
My week has been super busy as I am
currently staying with Summer and Emery
while our son is gone. We are in their brand new home
getting everything set up, which is sooo much fun.
I had a card due for our challenge this week.
It has been many years since a card has not been made in my home.
So many things were forgotten at home but we laughed
and it was amazing how some kitchen tools came in handy for this card.

We have a brand new challenge this week over at 
Challenge #391 - All Stitched Up
(I used Faux Stitching)

Our wonderful sponsor is
Bugaboo Stamps
our Prize this week is
$12 voucher or approx. 4 images

Thank you so much to Bugaboo stamps for
letting me high light this fun-filled image
called JJ Baking

The image above was coloured using Prisma pencil crayons.
The holes were made using a meat temperature tool (enter the kitchen tools).
The paper and black marker are from Stampin' Up.
A very clean and simple but fun card.

Please come and join us at Creative Knockouts this week.
My fellow design teammates have amazing creations for you.
I look forward to seeing your amazing creations.

Wishing you an amazing week full of wonderful blessings.
Thank you so much for stopping by my blog.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

A Piggie's Happy Place

Good morning!
The last few days the weather has been
way warmer... a balmy -15 Celsius right now,
With a wind chill of -22. Our high today should be -6 fingers crossed...hee hee.
Almost feels like we could
be sitting on a beach. (-41 Celsius wind chill -53 last weeks, coldest day).
Now for the reason you have popped by.

Creative Knockouts has their brand new challenge out today.
Challenge #389 - Lot's of Layers

Our wonderful sponsors for this week are
Prize: 3 Images
Thank you very much for letting me 
high light this fun and very cute image!
A Piggie's Happy Place

This fun image reminds me of Babe, the movie!
It just makes me smile so much
It also reminds me of the book Charlottes Web the book!
This little guy, I guess it sitting on a hill...LOL.
Well he does look a little tilted on my purple layer
(guess I shifted the circle when I glued it down).
Life can be a little up hill or sideways, I guess.

I colored up this little one using my Copic Markers.
Pig: R30, R11, R32
Grass: YG21, YG23, YG25, G04
Flowers: Y08, R24, V05, R22, YR15
Butterflies: BV08, RV04

The paper colors are Whisper White, Rich Razzleberry, Melon Mambo and Elegant Eggplant
The large Rectangle Dies are from Gina Marie
Circle dies are from Spellbinders
The photo corners are from an old Stampin' Up punch.

Now my card is flat, so that I can mail it out without too much extra cost.

Please come and join us for our brand new challenge over

Thank you so much for all the comments
they help boost my spirits
and I appreciate them and you!

Wishing you a very blessed day!
Hugs,