Tuesday, September 30, 2008

cowboy Riley

Hi Everyone, How was your weekend? I have been in bed for most of it. I have a really sore throat and have had a fever since sat. afternoon. The Dr. gave me antibiotics today for strep. I don't know if it is my head, but I am feeling better already I think.
I made this card with the goodies I received from my Bella sistah, Jacquie. I love the cowboy Riley and the paper goes so well. I think it turned out great. What do you think of it? I love to hear your comments.
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Saturday, September 27, 2008

Goodies from my Bella sister

How is your weekend going? Mine is going well and just got better, thanks to my bella sister Jacquie. Brad had a soccer game this morning at 10. he scored a goal yeah Brad!!!, and we won! Then we went to lunch at our favorite place Romeos. Bradley is invited to a birthday party tomorrow, so we stopped by the mall to get a gift and I found a great deal on fragrance oil at bath and body works. $3.00 per jar that is a savings of $5.00 per jar.wow. So I am sitting here surrounded by the smell of creamy caramel. yummm.
Then as we drive up the hill to our house I can see a package in my mailbox. I fell like such a child, because I get so excited. It was from Jacquie. to make it even better, she sent a package to my daughter Taylor. Thank you so much Jacquie that was so sweet of you. She still has a smile on her face!

Here is a pic of Taylor with her goodies!!
Look at all I received! a paper pack that I LOVE! LOTS and LOTS of stamped images, some ribbon, stickles, more paper, and a cowboy Riley stamp!
I love it all thanks Jacquie.
You need to go to Javablustamper, Jacquie's blog, she is doing an image swap that sounds great!!

Thanks again to my sistah, and I will see you all later!
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Friday, September 26, 2008

Friday cards

Its Friday, Yipeeee!!What a way to start the weekend. My poor dog got sooo sick last night. he woke me up at 3 am cause he wanted to go out. Well poor guy was sick. By the time I left for work at 8ish, he was so lethargic I called my mom to come sit with him because I did not think he was going to make it. He is a 15 year old lab. he has skin cancer and has lost a bunch of weight, because he is not eating much anymore. I bought him some different food yesterday to try to entice him to eat more, and the vet said that was probably the reason for it. I feel so bad!! Well by the time my mom got there Dave had went home to be with him and he was doing better. Now he acts as if nothing was ever wrong.

I was able to play a little tonight and these cards are what I came up with. The first one almost hurts my eyes to look at. It is really bright. it may not look so bad on here but in person, it is.
This card came out really nice, I think. I thought maybe the glitter on the bottom was a little much, but it is growing on me. It is from a sketch I found on Cammi's site, stamp a little love baby.
Well I think that is all for now. We have soccer in the morning, and Dave has to help coach. The real coach's appendix burst before our game last night, and was in surgery with in an hour or so. Dave stepped in last night and will fill in again tomorrow, awwww ain't he sweet!!! have a great weekend everyone! Thanks as always for looking.

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Thursday, September 25, 2008

Hi everyone, I have been a slacker with my card making lately. This is one I did tonight. It is Sophie, from Hannah Stamps
I think she is adorable, and the pink and black combination was inspired by a card on Stamp a little love baby you should check out her site she does some awesome work. You can find her blog here
I don't have a lot to talk about today it has been a busy week running to and from soccer games and or practices. Tomorrow we have nothing on our plates, so I hope we can just have a quiet evening at home. Time will tell.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

More blog candy by Hulachicabella

There is some awesome blog candy being given away aby Hulachicabella. go see it is cool

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Blog candy at stardust gems and ribbons.

There is some awesome blog candy at stardust gems and ribbons. Go check it out!!

I have been tagged!

I can't believe it is time to get ready for the week already. We went to see Annie at the local community theatre today. Taylor loved it, Brad not so much. As soon as it was over he said quite loudly, "finally, its over". How embarrasing, but we were with grandparents and great grandparents, they all started laughing at him. We will have a little talk tonight!

****My Bella sister Jaquie from Javablu stamper has tagged me.
She says I am IT so here goes ...and the rules are:
1. Link your tagger and list these rules on your blog.
2. Share 7 facts about yourself on your blog, some random, some weird.
3. Tag 7 people at the end of your post by leaving their names as well as links to their blogs.
4. Let them know they have been tagged by leaving a comment on their blog.

seven facts about me.

1. I have been with my hubby for 21 years.
2. I used to be a drummer.
3. I am a gadget junkie.
4. I have been at my job for 13 years.
5. I cry about everything. happy, mad, sad, excited, whatever!
6. I hate to cook.
7. I have never been out of the country.

Ok now I have to tag 7 other poeple...

1. My bestest friend Amy Rambo.
2. Snoopy at Snoopy's Homemade Fun.
3. Sarah from Scrampin Mama
4. Fresh and Fun blog.
5. Nona at Nona's Pearl of wisdom.
6. Jen at I(heart)2stamp.
7. Jamie at Sweet little designs.

There you have it. It is your turn now.

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Its the weekend!

Taylor and I have been creating quite a bit. I hope you all don't care that I post her cards here also, she really likes it when I do. I took her to the Dr. yesterday, because her knee has been bothering her. It looks like she has a cyst growing in her knee and that is what is causing all the pain. She has to see an orthopedic doctor, and we will go from there. Right now she has to wear a brace on it. The smallest one they had was too big for her, so she is wearing an elbow brace on her knee.

This is BSC 10. I love these challenges, these are the only sketches I know if besides Tamara's, so if anyone can point me to another place to get some sketches I would love it!! I used CTMH stamp for the background, all paper is CTMH also. I am not sure where the flower and green "thingy" are from. I am not real fond of this card. I think it is the flower that I don't like, but I can't put my finger on it.

This is a card done with a sketch from Tamara. her sketches are so fun. This is going to be a birthday card for my father in law. It is golfing Riley, done with copics, all paper and ribbon are CTMH.
I hope every one's weekend is going well. I will be back tomorrow.
Thanks for looking!

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Bella Sketch challenge 42

Today was a productive day for me. I had the day off today, tomorrow too. So I stayed home and did laundry all day. I managed to watch a movie and create a card today too. Here is my Bella sketch challenge #42. It is ipodabella, the paper is from ki memories. The sentiment is from CTMH. the ribbon and the flower I am not sure about. I like how it turned out, but I really would like to learn more about coloring and shading. I will have to look that up and see what I can find.

My daughter Taylor did the above card, it is from Tamera's sketches. I think she did a great job on this. She wants to have a slumber party for her 10Th birthday in Nov and wants to make these as her invitations. Let her know what you think please.

Have a great night and I will be back tomorrow.

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

sketches by Tamera

I have signed up for email updates on Tamera's blog. Sketches by Tamera. The sketch she is featuring was so cute I just had to try it.
I used the shopping Bella's colored with copic markers. Papers by CTMH and ribbon is also from CTMH. Best friends is embossed with a cuttlebug folder. I used Nestabilities to cut out the bella and the scalloped circle. The pearls are from my bella sista Jacquie.

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Lookie Lookie

Look at what my bella sister Jacquie sent me. She is really spoiling me. I love the card that she made for me. Isn't it cute! Go look at her blog and see some of her work.
You know I almost did not do the bella sister because I did not know if I would have the time. I am so glad that I did. Jacquie is an amazing person, so easy to talk to. We had the chance to talk last night and it was like chatting with a friend. Thanks Jacquie!!!
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blog candy at scrapping angel

Go check out Angeliques blog. she has some awesome blog candy she is offering. while you are there make sure to tell her happy birthday!

Monday, September 15, 2008

Happy Monday

Good Monday Morning! I don't have any new artwork to share this morning. However, I wanted to share with you my new redesigned blog, thanks to Michelle at Shabby Creations . Doesn't she do a great job?!! I love how it turned out, she also has really cute Christmas designs for the holidays. go check her out.

Yesterday, I decided to make a roast. Dave is not home for dinner much with his crazy hours, so since he was home I thought it would be a nice meal to have. Well my son, is one of the pickiest kids that I have ever known. he was complaining about the smell before it even began to cook. Well it cooked all day, and I thought the house smelled wonderful. I even baked a loaf of bread, thanks Amy for your help on that. It was the perfect day with the cool weather, and the smell of bread baking, the sounds of the kids playing quietly, football in the background. you get the picture right? Well the time finally came to eat, keep in mind we have not had a nice meal together without Brad throwing a fit, in like, forever. He instantly starts in on his gagging and telling me how bad it smells, the little brat. We told him that he had to at least try it. Well he screwed up his face in the worst of ways, puts it practically up his nose to smell it, touches it with his fingers, then takes the teeny tiniest bite you can imagine. Instantly he spits it out, starts to bawl and screams out... "It tastes like Hobby Lobby!" Dave and I bust out laughing. When we finally settle down, Dave looks at me and says, very seriously, "I think you go there too much". Oh how I cherish these family dinners together!

Sunday, September 14, 2008


Hello all, I did this card for a challenge on Jen Del Muro's blog. Go and check out the sketch and her blog, she has some great work on there.
I used paper from CTMH, the buttons and sentiment are both from CTMH also. The stamp is Matilda Muffinbread from Stamping Bella. I colored it with copics, and used liquid glass on the muffin top. I like how it turned out. Have a great night all.
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it was a success

WOOHOOO!!!!!! We did it! Brad tried on about 18 different pair of jeans, with minimal whining. The best news is we found a pair to fit! It was a long day, but so worth it. i saved the tags so I can go back and get the exact same cut if he needs more throughout the year. We scooped up 4 pair of them to hopefully avoid another day like yesterday.

This is the card I was telling you about. The one that my copic dripped on, I think I did a pretty good job fixing it with my blender pen and the stickles on the wing. I received this image from a bellaholics member. Thank you! I love this image. have a great Sunday, I don't have any plans for today, except laundry, and getting ready for the week. Thanks for stopping by.
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Saturday, September 13, 2008

Saturday shopping

I usually LOVE to go shopping, however, todays trip has an agenda which includes getting jeans for my 8 year old son. UGG He hates to try on clothes, and lets everyone know about it. I have already threatened him about his behavior today as we make this lovely journey. He is such a big kid, very tall and husky. I have tried 4 pair already and none of them fit. So since I am so tired of returning things, Dave and I decided he needed to try them at the store. I hope all 4 of us make it back safely from this wonderful adventure!!

Here is a Riley I made, using copic markers and my new cuttlebug embossing plate.
Have a great day and wish me luck.

Friday, September 12, 2008

My Bella Sister spoiled me

Look at what I received from my Bella sister Jacqie. There were also some stamped images that did not make it into the photo. I should have some time to create over the weekend so lets see what I can make. Thank you Jacquie.
Go check out Jacquie's blog she does some great work.

This is the card she sent me. It is so cute, and I love how it opens. I am goin to have to lift this card.

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