Here is my card for Bella sketch challenge 60...
I'm working backwards to catch up on some of
the challenges I missed.
I really like this sketch (it's a pretty easy one...but,
a great one!! Thanks Jamie!!)
I don't think I've used this bella for a challenge yet?!
She's kind of a challenge for me!! I love her...she
reminds me of me with my Pacino! I think
we'd look this cute if we were on a bike (LOL).
The paper is from a mat stack...sorry I don't know the
name of it as I threw the cover out! I also
used sugar coated brads and the sentiment is
from Hero Arts.
Have a FANTASTIC New Year's Eve!!


YAY!! Happy Monday!
I got to ink this morning!!
This is for Jamie's weekly sketch challenge.
I got this stamped image from a swap...I think I need
to buy her!! She is sooo cute.
I have been so cold the last few,
I decided to make a fun summer card.

The paper is from DCWV - Summer Glitter matstack.
I love the sand glitter paper! and the striped paper is
from my scrap pile (also from the glitter stack).
Hope you all had a great holiday!! looking forward
to the New Year!
Hopefully I can ink later and have a new post for tomorrow!

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Snow in CORONA, Ca...

Can you believe snowed in the foothills
behind our house...I took this picture outside my
bedroom patio...(that's the Cleveland National Forest behind us)
It was cold and beautiful!!

This is a picture of Julie and I at Disneyland.
Do we look cold? We were!!

The castle looked so Beautiful with all the lights!
I love Disneyland at Christmas (ok I just love
Disneyland anytime of the year!) is our group photo in front of the giant
Christmas tree on main street.

Sorry no artwork...I've been busy working on my
"25 days of Christmas" book I will post some pictures
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Twas the night before Christmas...

No artwork today...Just a cute little poem I got from
my friend Cheryl and I thought I'd share it with all
of you...I'm sure we can all relate (LOL)
Twas the night before Christmas, I'm glued to the tree.
I'm wondering what Santa brought just for me.
Could it be cardstock or chipboard or lace?
Or a Cricut, I said, with a smile on my face.
And that's when I heard him,
"Hi Santa, " I said"
You know....good little girls
should be in their beds."
"I know I should Santa,
and now I've got caught.
But I was just so excited
To see what you brought."
"Well, let's take a look
in this room where you work.
He shook his head quickly,
And left with a jerk.
I heard him exclaim
as he put it in gear.
"You've got enough crap,
I'll see you next year!
Wasn't that cute? I thought it was...and I think we all have enough
stuff to get us through next year and beyond (hehe) but, I
keep buying!


Happy Monday!!
Hope you all had a GREAT weekend.
It's cold and lots of rain today...(so, I will be playing with my
stamps all day...YAY!!!)
Here is my card for Jamie's weekly sketch challenge.
I made this card for my Aunt...her birthday is next weekend so,
I will be putting this in the mail today.

The paper is from CTMH, I cut the ovals from my cricut, used
some stickles (of course), ctmh twilight ribbon, brads covered with stickles
and copics, tombow & ctmh markers to color.
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Happy Holidays

Here is one more card I made...I had this card sitting in my pile to complete..
It had the paper and ribbon but, no sentiment or image. As I was going
through my piles of colored images I found this bella and wa-la this card
was done!! I think I actually made this card sometime this summer with
the idea it would be a summer card...I think it worked out good with
this bella...what do you think?

Thanks for stopping by...
Have a Great weekend see you all Monday morning!
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More Christmas cards SC204, SC205 & BCC58

I'm almost done with Christmas cards...YAY!! I think I only have
a couple more to make (keep my fingers crossed)
This card is a combo of SC204 & BCC58.
I think after the holidays we all need a little time for ourselves!!
This bella represents that...I could just sit in a nice hot bath and soak!!
I used stickels and pearls for her bubble bath.
For this card I used my CTMH - Merry Pursuits...
I LOVE these little elfs!! Don't you?
This card is for SC205...I don't usually do many other sketch challenges
but, I felt like being creative and this is what I came up with.
I will be back later with this week's bella-riffic Friday challenge.
Happy Scrampin'

BCC58 with a twist

Good Morning!!
I finally finished my card for today's BCC...
Hope choose red, green & grey. Part of the challenge is to use
your favorite red and green the optional twist is to make a Christmas
card (I still need to make a few more cards so, this helped out)
I added another twist...use a non Christmas Bella.
I think all the Bellas are versatile.

I made this card for my friend Kathy (my neighbor) she used to
have a Harley (she had an accident and sold her bike...she misses it)
Red has always been one of my favorite colors. The green I used is
probably one of my favorites (I have a couple greens I love)
Anyway, hope you all have a GREAT day!!
Thanks for stopping by and Happy SCRAMPIN' (that's short for scrappin & stampin)
OH one more thing...have you seen P.S. I love you??
OMG!! GREAT movie!!! I stayed up till 1:00 am watching!!
A MUST see...if you love being in love!!

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Merry Pursuits

I had to have these stamps!! I think they are the cutest...
A few of my croppin chicas are getting together for a
Christmas lunch. I decided to make them all
a card. This is what I came up with.
Here are the close ups of each card

Aren't they the cutest elf's ever?!!
This looks like fun!!
I just love these little guys...I think I'll make some more
cards to send out to friends and family.
I always have trouble trying to figure out who gets what card...
Do you make the same card for everyone or do you make a different
card for everyone?
Thanks for stopping by!!
Happy scrappin and stampin

YAY!! I'm a WINNER!!

This is the card I submitted for the bellaversary theme challenge...
and I won!! I try and participate all the time...just because I love
my bellas and I love making cards...
And the thing is... I wasn't really sure about this card...
Now, I think I'll frame it lol!
I can't wait to get my prize...
I get a $50.00 gift certificate for Bellas...YAY!!
I know exactly which ones I want!!
Thanks for stopping by.

Happy JOLLY Holiday

Here is my card for this week's sketch challenge...
I wish I looked this JOLLY while christmas shopping!
I lovey this bella!!
I used ctmh paper, misc. ribbon and sentiment is
from the dollar bin at Joanns.
Happy scrappin & stampin!

Lots of Bellas!!

I had to play catch up!! I was sick this weekend so I didn't get
to play...Here are my cards for the bellaversary.
The challenge for this card was to use bellas favorite colors...
pink and light green. I got this image from a bella
trade. Isn't she cute?!

This card is for the bellavesary sketch challenge...
Can you see the sketch?

Here is my final card for the bellaversary challenges...
This card is a theme of two challenges.
I used TWO of my very first bellas, TWO paper flowers, TWO brads,
TWO pieces of twine and TWO layers.

Well, that's all I have for now!!
WHEW!! I'll be back later with today's sketch challenge from Jamie.
Happy scrappin & stampin
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I finally got to play ...
I've been a very bad blogger...I had no desire or mojo to be creative.
I made 10 mini Thanksgiving books for my family (I finished them
on Thursday morning...just in time) I was in my scrap room for
two weeks straight all day and night (8 am to 1am)
So, you can imagine I did not want to be in here nor did my
husband want me in here (LOL!!)

Anyway, I got this image from a trade I did.
I thought she was cute and this sentiment is perfect for her
in her jammies!! don't you agree?! I think this
paper is from Adornit...I had a small piece left over in
my scrap pile. You can't see it very well in this picture but,
I used stickles around the border.
Have a great day and I'm glad I'm back!!!
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Bella Card a Day & Marjorie's Blog Candy

Here is my Bella card for today....
I am using her for Marjorie's blog candy too!!
All the paper is from ctmh - Evensong level 2 paper pack
sentiment is from Michaels $1.00 bin!!
Thanks for stopping by!
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Naughty or Nice

I wanted to play with my Hanna Stamps...(I only have 3!! hmmm....
time to order MORE)
What do you think about this one??

The paper is from Adornit..I paper pieced her hat & clothes.
The sentiment came from a target.
I'll be back later with a bella card.
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Tis the Season

Here is my bella a day challenge card for today...
I love this stamp!! this the first time been inked.
All the paper is from Adornit.
HMMM....I think this may be my Christmas card this year
what do you think?? I have a few more Christmas stamps to
play with so, maybe everyone will get a different one!

I colored it with tombow & copics, I used liquid applique, stickles
and liquid glass.
Have fun creating!

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Count your blessings!!

Here is my card for this week's sketch challenge.
I am still trying to get my Thanksgiving Cards done!!
I love this sketch (it's very easy) I will be making more of
these tonight!
I used scraps from another project I'm working on!!
The pp is from me & my big ideas value paper pack.
sentiment is from ctmh - November word puzzle.
Have a Great Day!
Thanks for stopping by.
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Vacation Layouts...

Happy Monday!!
I went to a crop on Friday night with my "Chicas"
we had a GREAT time...I finished a few layouts I've been
carrying around for the last three crops (I had NO MOJO)
So, with ALOT of help from my friend Jennifer (she ROCKS!!)
I was able to complete these.
This is the end of our trip to Cabo. The paper is from a paper pack
I got at came with the world cut out!! I used my cricut
to cut out everything else.

I love the colors on this page!!
And it was truly a vaction bliss!!

This layout is really old....I just wasn't feeling it!!
This is from Sea World (way back in May!!)

Happy Scrappin' and Stampin'
I will be back later with my card for today's sketch challenge.
I will also be back to post a challenge we (croppin chicas) did.
We went to the expo a couple weeks ago and took some pictures
so we challenged ourselves to scrap them...Cheryl & Jennifer have
done theirs...I have not (and it was my idea!!)
As soon as I get a photo of Cheryl's and do mine I will post.
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