music to listen to as I create-feel free to MUTE if you don't want it


Tuesday, February 26, 2013

CACard Feb. 26, 2013

First I just want to show a stamped image that I added to one of my cards (sentiment went inside).  The original card is from January, here.


Now, here's today's sketch...
and I decided that I'd make two cards...just because it was so easy.


Thursday, February 21, 2013

The Bookshelf Test

Snow day today...perfect for curling up with a book to read if I just didn't have to do so much.

Your Bookshelf is Comforting

You collect books because you love to read. You love stories, and you reread your favorites over and over again.

It's hard for you to pass up a book by your favorite author. Once you find a writer you love, you tend to read his or her whole catalog.



Your favorite books are full of engaging stories, relatable characters, and surprising plot twists. You like to be immersed in a story.

You read when you want to relax a bit or get away from the dreariness of life. Nothing renews you like a book.



You love books for what's in them, and you don't get too caught up in the apperances of your collection.

In fact, some of your favorite books are well worn, sentimental favorites. That's worth more to you than the latest shiny hardback.



Here are all the results from this quiz:



Your Bookshelf is Inspiring
Your Bookshelf is Curated
Your Bookshelf is Comforting
Your Bookshelf is Informative
Your Bookshelf is Impressive

Wednesday, February 20, 2013


I know you can't tell by looking but this card is very 3 dimensional.  The flower of course pops out, but so does the stem.  I took a scrap of cardstock, rolled it up, wetted it a little bit, then twisted it to make the stem.  When it dried, it kept the tightness of the roll whereas before wetting it it just kept untwisting itself.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

What does your birthstone say about you?

Emerald Says You Are BalancedPost it now!




You are a harmonious, easygoing type. You feel most at peace when you are in nature.

You are very intuitive. Beyond being able to read people well, you are also quick witted and bright.



Emeralds represent spring and renewal. You are always reinventing yourself and pushing for personal growth.

You believe that people are dynamic. You are willing to give anyone another chance. You think anyone can change.



You go best with topaz. A topaz will cheer you on in your quest for change and prevent you from becoming complacent.

You go worst with turquoise. A turquoise will jolt your serenity and change things up a little too much. You need to focus to grow.



Here are all the results from this quiz:



Garnet Says You Are Powerful Amethyst Says You Are Sincere
Amethyst Says You Are Sincere
Aquamarine Says You Are Brave Diamond Says You Are Alluring
Diamond Says You Are Alluring
Emerald Says You Are Balanced Pearl Says You Are Natural
Pearl Says You Are Natural
Ruby Says You Are a Leader Peridot Says You Are Forward-Thinking
Peridot Says You Are Forward-Thinking
Sapphire Says You Are Wise Opal Says You Are Dreamy
Opal Says You Are Dreamy
Topaz Says You Are Sensible Turquoise Says You Are Free-Spirited
Turquoise Says You Are Free-Spirited

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Sketch Card for 2-12-13


I thought this sketch would be perfect to use my new Creative Memories Heart Chain Border punch with.

Monday, February 4, 2013

Sketch Card and a Challenge

Here's the sketch ...
...and the card I made.

It's been a while since I participated in an outside challenge but I finally did this one at CDAC Progressive.  The image came from Shelly's Images just for participating in the challenge.  I colored the angel and heart with colored pencils except for the wings.  I wanted glitter on the wing, but found out my clear Atyou glitter marker was dried up   :(    so I had to settle for the silver glitter marker.  I also got my cuttlebug folders out and used it  (been a long time since I used them too). 

Thanks for looking and I hope you enjoyed my card.