Monday, September 16, 2019


 Good morning!
This past week has been busy crazy
but their has been some real
We got a chance to see my college bestie and her family
on Friday/Saturday
and watch her daughter play volleyball against ours.
(it has been a couple of years)
Even though I have a concussion
from being hit in the head from a ball,
I had no chance of seeing.
Apparently, I looked like a fainting goat...hahahaha
Those girls sure can hit the ball.
It was a tad blurry to watch them play but I did.
It was also beautiful
to see my nieces wedding photos/video, it truly was an
amazing day and warms my heart
to see everyone so very happy!

So see these special people in my
life although, we don't talk often
or see one another often, touched my heart.
I love them all dearly and life has
a way of being so busy
that connecting just doesn't seem to happen
for either sides.

So my card was created with these friends in mind.
The Project Bin had the perfect sentiment
#bff stamp set
and the heart die is from

 As you can tell the last few
cards, that have been made are 
with more fall colors.
I do love it when the trees change colors
and the richness just makes
me want to curl up with
a cup of hot chocolate.

Be sure to join us each day on The Project Bin blog
my talented DT friends will inspire you.

Thank you so much for stopping by
Have an amazing week ahead

Friday, September 13, 2019


 Good morning!
Ever have one of those weeks
where you think you are handling everything
that is thrown at you, really well; until
you realize you really aren't.
Well that has happened to me
this week crafting wise and a few
other unknowns to have happened.
I messed up my days of the week,
then rushed to get my DT card done for 
Creative Knockouts Challenge this week.
Kelly you are amazing and understanding,
thank you so much.
When I went to put my card on this morning for
the challenge, I realized
that I had completely used the wrong image.
Enter the frustration and water works...LOL.
The good thing, being ahead for the next
challenge but still behind on this one...hee hee.

My card is finally done and on here with the right
image, which is simply adorable!
Thank you so much to our sponsor
The image that is colored up
is called Henry
Our challenge this week at Creative Knockouts is
Challenge #315 - A Charmed Life

Prize: 3 Images
The image above was colored using Copic Markers
The oval stitched dies are Gina Marie Designs
The clouds embossing folder is from Darcie
The framed die is unknown to me as it was a gift.
Charm,pop-ups and brad.
Paper is from Stampin' Up

We would really love it if you would join us
this week. It is fun seeing all of your inspiration.
It keeps me inspired.

Thank you so much for stopping by today.
Have a blessed week.

Monday, September 9, 2019

Pumpkin Kisses & Harvest Wishes

Good morning!
Happy 2nd Monday of September.
We had a fun weekend watching
one of my favorite sports volleyball.
Our daughters high school v-ball team played in
their first tournament of the year.
It is always so much fun to cheer them on.

The Project Bin has a brand new stamp set out
called Pumpkin Spice.
It is super cute
and it goes so perfectly
with everything pumpkin spice season.
photopolymer stamps, clear stamps,, Fall, Autumn, Pumpkins, Harvest, puns, card making, hand stamped
So many great sentiments and little images.
I used 7 of the stamps to make
this card.

The tree pattern paper is from
We R Memory Keepers
The inks are from Stampin Up
(Chocolate Chip, Crumb cake and Pumpkin Pie)
The rest of the pattern paper and other papers 
are from Stampin' Up.

Please hop on over to the shop and
check out the deals they have
going on right now.

Also our very talented DT come
up with amazing inspiration for you each week
so take a peek and share some love with them.

Thank you so much for joining me today
Wishing you an amazing week!

Monday, September 2, 2019

Keep Sake

 Happy first Monday of September!
One more day of Summer  holidays for our Kaitlyn and Summer
then they are back into school.
Volleyball tryouts and a busy schedule ahead.
This weekend we went from a household of 6
down to 3 as we moved Robin, Summer and Emery
into their new place.
It is sure to be a very exciting week ahead
for everyone.

The stamp set,
I want to  highlight today is called
clear stamps, photopolymer stamps, sentiments,, keepsake cards, stamping, paper crafts
It is a brand new set
that has one large sentiment
and then two small stamps
I am thinking that it would be fun
to put this in a picture frame
or put it on a nicely stained piece of wood 
and then seal it on.

This was inspired by my mom
she is an amazing crafter who has taught
me so much over the years.
She makes 300-400 cards a year,
that she gives to family and friends.
Birthday's, Anniversary's, Easter, Halloween (kids that come to the door),
Valentines Day, Christmas.
Each one unique and different.

Something no matter what it is should be treasured because
they are simply made with a whole lot of

Hop on over to The Project Bin Monday-Friday
and see even more inspiration with these wonderful stamps.

Thank you so much for dropping by

Thursday, August 29, 2019


 Good morning!
School hasn't started yet
but we are having a cold running 
through our house.
Guess it is better to happen before school starts.

This past week has been good
I was able to see some very good friends
go to a wedding and see one of my aunties.
We are also in the process of moving
our middle son and his little family
so things have been a little extra 

and Kelly has an awesome challenge for us.

Challenge #313 - Something To Say

Our wonderful sponsor this week is
Thank you so much for letting me high light
your wonderful image
If you play and follow the challenge you
have a chance to win 3 Images.

Prize: 3 Images

This fun little image was colored
using my Copic Markers.
I was feeling pink instead of rainbow colors
for the unicorns mane. Something a little different.

Stay Calm
and be

Wink of Stella clear gold was using on the horns
wings, zipper and stuffy.
Gina Marie Designs x-stitch dies were
used to cut out the image and the next layer.
Best Wishes is by Poppy Stamps??
All the paper is from Stampin' Up.

I would really love to see your creativeness
over at Creative Knockouts this week.

Thank you so much for joining me today!


Monday, August 26, 2019

Birthday Girl!

 Good morning to everyone in blogger land.
Today, is going to be a bit of an emotional day
as our daughter registers for her last year of high school.
How did we get to grade 12 so fast?
It seems like it was yesterday that we walked her up
the steps to kindergarten. September 3 is when
it will really set in, hoping the tears stay at bay...LOL.

Today, is the last Monday of August
and I have whipped up this
clean and simple card design
using The Project Bin stamp sets
 I just love these two sentiments together
and thought that it would
be fun to stamp it right onto this
fun striped pattern paper.
Use a punch and die cut for some splash
and some pop with the flowers and pearls.
Over at The Project Bin blog they have 
inspiration for you Monday-Friday
so pop on over and see what my fellow
team mates have for you this week.

Thank you so much for joining me today,
Have a really blessed week ahead.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Sweet Friends Like You!

 Good morning!
We are back around to another Monday!
What??? Already half way through August.
Shaking my head saying "how did this happen so fast"

As it is Monday, 
here is another brand new creation
word art stamps,, Thanksgiving stamps, Fall stamps, Autumn, clear stamps, sentiments, pie, pumpkins, friendship, thanks, gratitude, card making, card ideas, hand stamped cards, hand made cards
Wonderful sentiments and images
 My card was made using some old punches
from Stampin' Up. Some scrap pieces 
of designer paper
and Gina Marie Design Dies
to high light
I wanted it too look like it is in an oval frame.
Friends are super important 
being in a frame with little banners
was my idea of 
making that sentiment front and center.
A few pearls and it was all done.
 The Fall like colors has been inspired by
our very, very cool temperatures this week.
At the higher elevations of the mountains
they got snow...yikes. I am so not ready for that.

Wishing you a phenomenal day/week ahead
thank you so much for poppin' onto my blog.

Thank you so much to everyone who sending me comments
it really does add a brightness to my day!

Friday, August 16, 2019

Diamond Rose

 Hello, Hello, Hello!
Finally, I am able to get my brand new card up for you.

Several days of severe migraines have not
allowed me to get my crafty work done
and a few other bumps in the road.

This week over at Creative Knockouts we have a 
fantastic brand new challenge for you.

Challenge #311  - Sparkle & Shine

Our amazing sponsors this week is Fred She Said Designs
they have kindly let me showcase this
Prize: $10 Gift Certificate
The card above was colored with Copic Markers,
Dies used are from Gina Marie Designs
All paper is from Stampin Up
Glitter is from Stampin' Up.

Come over and join us for this challenge at Creative Knockouts
also if you are looking for more
inspirations my fellow DT's have some more to share with you!

Have an amazing weekend ahead.
Thanks for coming by.


Monday, August 12, 2019

Star light, Star bright!

 Hello and Happy Monday morning!
It was a good weekend.
We did a little bit of this
and a
little bit of that... hee hee
How about you?

Christmas card in August?
You got that right! The owner
Denise from The Project Bin
design  us a brand new Christmas stamp set
 This fabulous stamp set has 
8 sentiments
2 images -snowman and tree
2 dies - snowman and tree
clear stamps, Christmas stamps, snowman, matching dies, die cutting, hand stamped cards, hand made cards, sentiments, paper crafts,
Look how fantastic these dies cut out the images.
Absolutely adore this set
The snowman is colored using Copic markers 
and wink of stella
The hills was made using a Gina Marie Designs die
and the paper is from Stampin' Up

Honestly, I am so excited to have
my very first Christmas card done for the
2019 year...look at me go...
but in all honesty, I must thank Denise
for being inspired to make this cute
stamp set.

Please join my other fellow design team members
each week day for more inspiration with
the amazing The Project Bin stamps over on our blog.

Thank you so much for sharing in my latest creation.
Wishing you a spectacular day ahead.


Monday, August 5, 2019

Phone Home

 Good morning to you!
We are on our last day of our long weekend.
It sure has flown by but what a good time
it has been. We shared laughter with friends and family.
Played cards, went swimming with our grandson
and his parents. 
The weather was a little scary on Friday night
so many other areas were affected within our province
with hail from quarter size to grapefruit size.
We were very lucky to have been on the edge
of those storm cells.
Our hearts are with all of the town/cities
that have suffered so much damage.
 The stamp set being used today
is called Milky Way
created by The Project Bin
I have used 4 sentiments,
3 of the stars
and our space ship image
from this set.
These sentiments remind me of the
movie ET and that is why I used them.
We all go through tough times
when we feel alone and don't call home.
We sometimes forget that others believe in us
and that they are here for us, we just have to let 
them be there.
 I colored the image with C00, C01, C03 and YR16, copic markers.
Then added silver fine glitter to the top of the image.
The image was stamped using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
The stars are stamped using 3 different shades of
Stampin' Up ink. Paper is also from Stampin' Up
I have used a star embossing folder on the black
background, it is tough to see, it is from sizzix.
The Cloud embossing folder is from Darcies (??)

We would love it if you would join us
day of the week. My fellow teammates
have amazing creations that are sure to inspire
you each day!

Thank you so much for 

Thursday, August 1, 2019

You Are So Awesome

 Good morning and a very happy first day of August!
We have another month filled with 
wonderful birthday's, along
with an arrival of a new little cousin
 and some more weddings.
August is always an exciting time
and I plan on treasuring every moment!

Creative Knockouts has a brand new challenge for us.
Our sponsor this week is our one and only
Prize: $25 CTMH surprise package
Thank you for sponsoring us.
Our brand new challenge is a fun one
Challenge #309 - Card for a Child
The image and sentiment are from Gerda Steiners Design
called Hippo with a butterfly.
This little cutie was colored up using Copic Markers
then fussy cute out to be popped up
on the card.

All paper is from Stampin' Up

The square/rectangle/x-stitch dies are

It was so much fun coloring this cutie up
while I had a chat with my sister.

Please come and join us at Creative Knockouts
for our Card for a Child Challenge.
We really look forward to seeing what it inspires in you!

Have a blessed day 
and thank you so much for joining me 
for my newest creation.


Monday, July 29, 2019

You're Sweeter Than a Milky Way

Happy Monday to you!
What just happened to the month of July?
How is it possible that we are on the last Monday
of the month?
It honestly feels like this Summer is going at light speed.
No complaints, I am enjoying it.
Just maybe it could slow down a bit.
We had some exciting news this past week
Summer, our son's girlfriend was accepted into nursing school.
We are so very excited for her and the new adventure that
their little family will have.
Soon though we will not get to see our grandson everyday 
or Robin/Summer
and we will miss them all dearly.
Another big change to our world and theirs.

It was so much fun to create with
this brand new stamp set from
called the Milky Way
It comes with a die, the stars, image
and so many fantabulous sentiments!

space, clear stamps, cute alien, stamps with matching dies, cie cutting, paper crafts, card making,
The cute image was stamped first onto
white card stock, then colored using
Copic Markers, R24, YG06, YG13

Each star is separate to you can use one, a few
or all of them like I did.
I used inks from Stampin' Up to color it up, using
sponges as well. Then I stamped the stars.
Some glue was used to add
Dazzling Diamond glitter to some of the stars
and the zig zag on the image
Next was to us a wonky circle die 
to add dimension around
the image. The wonky lines made 
me think about things over lapping when
travelling into outter space or here.
It is from Gina Marie Designs.
It was a tough one to pick a sentiment as
I love them all but finally
settled on 
You're Sweeter Than a Milky Way.

Be sure to check out the blog each day 
Monday-Friday for more inspiration
using The Project Bin Stamps.

Wishing you an incredible week ahead.
Thank you so much for joining me.