Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Thanks Snow Much
Sweet Sketch 30
Sweet Sketch Wednesday

Hard to believe that this is the last week of the year and that a New Year is on it's way! Although I always enjoy the New Year...a great time to organize and regroup and make all those wonderful new resolutions!

This is the 30th week of Sweet Sketch Wednesday which is one of my sister's sketch site. Arlana has always been so creative and is continually full of new ideas. For those of you that have followed us these past 30 weeks, I hope that you have enjoyed her sketches and the creativity of all of her Design Team. Arlana is busy again creating new sketches for the New Year so we hope that you will hang around to enjoy the fun.

This week at SSW our sponsor is Squiggle Fly. I chose this wonderful Snowman and had so much fun creating this card. Squiggle Fly is offering 3 digis to the Winner of the Week. So take a few minutes this week and let your creative juices flow and post your card on SSW. Check out all the details at SSW.


Image: Squiggle Fly, Snowman, Computer generated sentiment
Paper: DCWV
Ink: CopicsEmbellishments and Tools: Marvy 3" circle punch, MS Circle punch, SU Modern Label, MS Snowflake, Cuttlebug Snowflakes Embossing Folder, Brads, Stickles, Ribbon
Happy New Year! Thanks for Stopping by!

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Be Merry
Sweet Sketch 29
Sweet Sketch Wednesday

I just loved this Snow Rollin' image the moment I saw it. Reminds me of my younger years playing in the snow. This week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday our sponsor is Fresh Brewed Designs.

You will want to check out the DT designs at SSW to see some of the fun snowball images.
Also check all the other images at Fresh Brewed Designs. You will love them too.

Merry Christmas! After all the excitement is over, relax and take a few moments to create your own card to play along with this week's sketch. Check out all the detail at SSW.The prize for this week's winner will be $20 worth of digi images! Wow! Sounds like it is time to definitely play along! Hope you will!


Image and Stamp: Fresh Brewed Designs Snow Rollin' and SU Short and Sweet
Paper: The Paper Studio: All I Want for Christmas, SU Certainly Celery
Ink: Copics and SU Bashful Blue
Embellishments and Tools: MS border punch, Cuttlebug Snowflakes, Nestibilities, SU Oval Punch, Modern Label, Stickles, Brads

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Sweet Sketch 28
Sweet Sketch Wednesday
Giddy up...Let's go!

What a fun image and sketch this was! This image is from Digi Stamp Boutique. I just fell in love with Santa and Rudolph! Our sponsor this week is Digi Stamp Boutique. Sally Ann, the owner, has such wonderful images and is offering a fabulous $15 prize of her digis...your choice if you are the Winner of the Week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday. All you have to do is play along and use this sketch of the week with any of your stamps or images. Check out all the details on SSW.


Image: Digi Stamp Boutique: Santa and Rudolph

Paper: Paper Studio, My Minds Eye, DCWV Red

Ink: Copics

Embellishments: Nestabilities, SU Word Window, MS Snowflake, Rhinestones, Ribbon, Stickles, Gold pen
Have a great week as you complete your final preparations for Christmas Day!

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Whimsical Girl Thank You
Sweet Sketch 27
Sweet Sketch Wednesday

This darling image is from Bee Crafty. Isn't she just precious! This week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday, Bee Crafty is our sponsor and is offering 3 digi images to the "Winner of the Week." What a fun time to play along and have the opportunity to win a few new fun images to add to your collection. Check out the details at Sweet Sketch Wednesday. Also check out all the cards that the SSW Design Team has made just for your inspiration!

Images and Stamp: Bee Crafty Whimsical Girl, SU Short and Sweet
Paper: American Girl, SU Pink Passion
Ink: Copics
Embellishments: Brads, Ribbon
Tools: SU Modern Label, SU Scallop Oval

I have two cards this week using the same sketch. Several weeks back before we had a sponsor for this week, I used this sketch with an image from Digi Stamp Boutique. I had used Sophie for a Christmas card which you can view here. But I wanted to see how Sohpie would look as a Birthday card! Isn't she classy! Love those boots!
Thanks for all your sweet comments this past week! Have a great week as you continue to prepare for the holiday!
Big Wish SophieSweet Sketch 27
Sweet Sketch Wednesday

Digi Image and Stamp: Sophie from Digi Stamp Boutiques, SU Short and Sweet
Paper: Paperil: Rouge & Mocha, SU Pink Pirouette
Ink: SU Close to Cocoa, Copics
Embellishments: SU Large Oval, Brads, Ribbon

Monday, December 7, 2009

Grandma's Sleep Over

What a fun weekend I had with my grand daughter. I always try to do something fun and different with her. At four I can already tell she has some spectacular creative genes!
Two months ago my older son, Derek, told me about Wilton Food Writers. So I was on the hunt for them. I couldn't find them in Tacoma but on my last trip to Utah I found the gold mine at Michael's! They offer Primary, Neon and I think pastels... Then I found the Christmas display and located the Christmas Green and Red pen. When I returned home, Michael's also had the Christmas display.

As you can see, she was quite occupied with the Food Writers. Yesterday she asked to decorate some cookies for Derek's birthday present!
If you have any fun creative ideas to do with children, I would love to have you leave me a comment and share your ideas! This is a monthly event with my grand daughter and future grand children so I can use lots of ideas! Just trying to create memories and traditions with them!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Sweet Sketch 26 and Double Take 26
Sweet Sketch Wednesday

Wow, December is already here! It's hard to believe that it is almost Christmas again! It is my favorite time of year but for some reason my time seems to get busier every year. Just wish I could slow time down a bit!

Our little part of the country has made national news the past few days. My heart is heavy for the families of the four police officers who were shot and killed on Sunday morning just 12 minutes from my home. It will be a very difficult Christmas for their families and loved ones.

This week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday, our sponsor is Whimsie Doodle. Melyssa has wonderful images on her site. Take a few minutes and check out her designs here. If you play along this week at SSW and follow Sweet Sketch 26 or Double Take 26, you will have a chance to become the Winner of the Week and win two digi images from Whimsie Doodle. So get your design juices flowing and play along!

This week we have a Double Take along with Sweet Sketch 26. You can use either sketch to create your card.

I had so much fun working with these fabulous Whimsie Doodle designs. Hope you enjoy both of my cards. Have a great week working on your Christmas preparations. Just finished decorating my house....loving the festive feel!

Images and Stamp: Whimsie Doodle Digi Images, SU
Paper: Old stock not sure of the name
Ink: Copics, SU Basic Black
Embellishments: Stickles, Scribbles, Rhinestones, Ribbon
Tools: MS Snowflake, Marvy Snowflake, SU 1 3/4 circle punch, MS Circle cutter, SU corner punch

Double Take 26
Sweet Sketch Wednesday


Images and Stamp: Whimsie Doodle Digi Image, SU Perfect Presentation
Paper: Debbie Mumm Harvest and Holiday, Old Stock not sure
Ink: Copics, SU Old Olive, Real Red
Embellishments: Ribbon, Rhinestones, Stickles, Scribbles,
Tools: Sizzix SU Large Circle, Sizzix scallop, SU scallop punch, SU 1 1/4 circle punch

Thanks for stopping by!