Baby Boy Congratulations

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Boy Congratulations

So my ex-boss asked me to make a baby boy card for one of his current employees. So this is one of 3 cards I made for him to choose from….he picked this one!

I’m sure I’m the only one that still HAS this paper! It was perfect for the sketch Karen used in the July Inspirational Card Challenge – Sketch Category. The patterned paper was punch in squares to get the images.

1) July Inspirational Card Challenge – Sketch Category. Original Sketch by Studio Calico found here:

Patterned Paper: My and My Big Ideas
Cardstock: Bazzill (Parakeet, lemonade)
Accents/Tools: 7/8″ square punch, pop dots, xyron x




Bug Eyed for Candy!


Today Deedee’s Digis is sponsoring the challenge over at Crafty Girlz Challenge which is Anything Goes with optional twist of Bewitched! I’m into the fun side of Halloween so that is what I went with.

All About Candy-email

I used up scraps in my scrap drawer…I made 4 cards and I still have scraps left!! The digi, Treat Monsters, is from Deedee’s Digis. I used the card sketch I found on Studio Calico Sunday Sketch.


  1. Crafty Girlz Challenge #8 – Anything Goes with optional twist of bewitched.
  2. October Card Challenge @ – Photo Inspiration Category.
  3. Cute Card Thursday Challenge #395 – Candy. He has his treat bag of candy!!
  4. Crafty Gals Corner #41 – Witches, Ghouls and Goblins or anything Halloween!


Digital Image: Treat Monsters @ Deedee’ s Digis

Cardstock: Bazzill (Raven, Yellowgreen), PaperStudio Cardstock (Orange, purple)

Inks: pre-colored digital image printed on a Canon Inkjet Printer

Accents/Tools: circle punch, pop dots

Whooo has the best mom?


Best Mom that whooo

Lambie from Doc McStuffins

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Okay I didn’t even know Disney had a new character until one of the ladies at the Doctor’s Office asked for a Doc McStuffins Birthday Card for her 4 year old daughter. Well I found this picture on the internet and cut Lambie out so I wouldn’t have the background. I used Stella Says Sketch #204 as my inspiration.

Doc McStuffin Birthday


1) March Card Challenge @ – Favorites Category – had saved the sketch in my sketch book

2) Totally Paper Crafts Challenge #209 – Female birthday with either a Number or Sentiment on it. I did both!


Image: Lambie found on the internet

Cardstock: Bazzill (white, Green Tea), Pink – unknown

Patterned Paper: All My Memories (Birthday Girl Design #3)

Accent/Tools: Cricut, Basic George Cricut Cartridge, EK 2 inch scallop punch, Fiskars scallop border punch, pop dots, computer for sentiment


Come out and play because Anything Goes!


So for the next two weeks it is Anything Goes at Clearly iStamp! So get in your crafty space and create a card to share with us! Better yet see if you have any Clearly Digi Stamps you can pull out and play with.

I decided to make a card with Baby Blessings as a friend of mine is a grandma for the  first time! The small buttons from Lasting Impressions are perfect for this digital image.

grandmothers are born

I hadn’t made an easel card in a real long time so decided it was time to make one!


1) Addicted to Stamps Challenge #52 – Easel Card


Stamps/Images: Baby Blessings @ Clearly Digi Stamps
Cardstock: Bazzill (white, brown, pink)
Patterned Paper: Hobby Lobby brand
Accents/Tools: cricut, Elegant Edges Cricut cartridge, lasting impressions buttons
Techniques: Easel Card

Circles everywhere!!


Today at For Fun Challenges we are challenging you have LOTS of circles on your project! Let’s see how many you can use. You can use paper with circles on it, embellishments in the shape of a circle or even scalloped circles. I have a total of 17 circles!!


1) For Fun Challenges – CIRCLES and lots of them!!

2) Stampin’ Sisters in Christ Create a card or project that uses both dark and light. Opposite colors; black/white, brown/ivory, deep blue/baby blue, red/pink etc.

I let the paper do the light and dark color combination. I hope that counts!

3) Day 8 at 365Cards – How do you feel about circles?  We want to see them all over your card. Specifically, let’s see a minimum of 10 circles. You can use circle punches, buttons, any round embellishments that pass as circles.

4) CAS-ual Fridays – CFC43: Clean And Simple creations with a Sentiment as the Focal Point. Hope this is CAS enough.

5) Daring Cardmakers – Challenge Tessellation –    create a card featuring a tessellating pattern. You can probably remember doing tessellation in math class at school right? Basically all you’re doing is making a pretty pattern with shapes that fit together perfectly on all sides, like tiling. It’s up to you how you interpret the dare so it could be a pattern on a paper already made or even a pattern you make yourself, have fun!

I hope the pattern of the quilt fits this. If not let me know and I will erase it from the challenge.


Cardstock/Papers: Cardstock – Bazzill (French Vanilla, other unknown Bazzill name), Patterned Paper – Jellibean Soup (Homemade 6 Bean Soup)

Accents/Tools: Cricut, Elegant Edges Cricut Cartridge, floss, buttons, rick rack, 3/4″ EK Success circle punch

Inspiration: Stella Says Sketch #105 @

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