Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Turkey Thanks
Sweet Sketch 25
Sweet Sketch Wednesday

Well, it's the day before Thanksgiving. I am busy making rolls and apple pie for our family crowd tomorrow. I will also be preparing the turkey and all the fixin's. I am just recovering from a little surgery I had last weekend to remove a 5 mm kidney stone. I am thankful to have that over with and on my way to a normal life again. Apparently only 20 percent of women develop kidney stones and only 2 percent of kidney stone patients need surgery to remove the kidney stone. I was fortunate enough to fit into both categories! I kept saying that I wanted to check the OPT OUT box for surgery and for passing the stone. Well, enough of that. At least it wasn't life threatening....just very uncomfortable!

So I am thankful for life, good health and my family. Wish all of our family could be here this week to celebrate Thanksgiving but my daughter and husband are in Okinawa and our youngest son is serving a mission in Texas. So it will be a little quiet without them.
This week my card is made for SSW, of I hardly have time to make cards for anyone else other than my sister, Arlana. This week Arlana's sponsor is Inktegrity. Joni has such wonderful sketches. I just loved this little turkey when I saw him and I think he turned out quite cute with his little colored feathers! The rest the SSW Design Team has also used images from take a few moments to check out their cards on SSW. Then take some time to create your own card using Sweet Sketch 25 and any image you have and play along at SSW. You may become the lucky Winner of the Week and receive some fun digi images from Joni's store. Why not take a chance?

Thanks for stopping by and for leaving all your comments! Happy Thanksgiving!

Image: Turkey from Inktegrity
Paper: Debbie Mum Harvest and Holiday
Ink: SU Close to Cocoa, Copics
Embellishments: Ribbon, Brads
Tools: MS Arch Lattice. SU Modern Label

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Sweet Sketch 24
This week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday we are being sponsored by Digi Stamp Boutique. Sally-Ann Hancock has designed some fantastic digtial images. SSW Design Team has used many of her images today so check them out on the SSW site. The one I have used today is one of my favorites....her name is "Becky." Isn't she absolutely adorable! Take a few minutes and check out Digi Stamp Boutique. You will love all of her fabulous designs.
Sally is offering $15 toward digi images on her site if you are the Winner of the Week! So take a few minutes and play along with this week's sketch at SSW.


Stamp: Becky from Digi Stamp Boutique
Paper: K and Company, SU So Saffron, Melon Mambo, Kiwi Kiss
Ink: Copics
Embellishments: Ribbon, Brads

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Last Leaf
Sweet Sketch Wednesday
Sweet Sketch 23

It's Wednesday and it's Sweet Sketch Wednesday. Time to enjoy a new sketch from Arlana and to see what her Design Team has created for this week. Be sure to check their cards out at SSW and get some inspiration for your new card this week. Hope you will take the time to play along. We always love to have new players. For the next month and half we will be having a sponsor each week. You will not want to miss out on the fun and prizes.

This week I am visiting Arlana. We are anxious to have Nancy join us later this evening. We haven't had much time yet to create as we are working on many aspects of the blog. But I have enjoyed seeing Arlana's cards that she has made since I was last here in August and I am in awe!!! I definitely know now that if we could all see each others cards we would be amazed at their beauty. I always love the cards on the blog but there is something to be said about holding it in your hand and seeing it face to face!!! I am sure many of you have experienced what I am saying.

I love the seasons of the year but I am definitely a Spring/Summer person. I love the warmth and sunshine. I love the fall colors but there is a little sadness when I see the last leaf fall from the trees. For the past 6 years I have been caring for my father and each year in October and November I have raked 100 bags of leaves from his front yard. ..Too many the Northwest we rake and blow fir needles instead.


Stamps: Recollections, SU Autumn Days

Paper: Debbie Mum Harvest and Holiday, DCWV Mat Stacks Earth and Fall Combo Stack 2

Ink: SU Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, Ruby Red, Chocolate Chip

Embellishments: Nestibilities, Ribbon, Stitching

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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Sweet Sketch 22
Sweet Sketch Wednesday

It's Sweet Sketch Wednesday again! We have an awesome sketch this week! Hope you will play along and join in the fun. Check out the details on SSW site! I always love to see what the other DT members create. You should check it out too!

This week Teri at Delicious Doodles is sponsoring Sweet Sketch Wednesday. Check out here digi images here. They are sooo cute!

Stamp: SU Kind and Caring Thoughts and SU Demo Gift
Paper: SU Melon Mambo,Lavender Lace, K & Company Wild Raspberry, ATD Vibrant Hidden Hues
Ink: SU Elegant Eggplant, Copics: YG03, V04, V09, RV11, RV14
Embellishments: Ribbon, Brads, Pearl, Flower, Nestibilities, SU Large Oval, Modern Label