Saturday, December 19, 2009

Design Girl-Christmas Giveaway

The Design Girl is having a Merry little Christmas Giveaway with lots of fun items to give away.

Today on the 10th day of Christmas she is featuring lollipop blankets from Mini Me Baby Gear.

So adorable and sweet. Click on the blog button on the left to go to the Design Girl Blog.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Cuttlebug Spot-Celebrates One Year Anniversary

The Cuttlebug Spot is celebrating their one year anniversary with giveaways all week. 1000+ followers and growing.

Click here to read about the festivities and giveaways.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Another Design Girl Giveway

Wow, another great giveway celebrating Design Girl's new digi scrapbooking products.
She is giving away a digi kit from her store.

Check out the button on my sidebar.

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Happy Birthday Mum

Flower created with Heart Nestabilities. Ribbon is from Papertry Ink.

Happy Anniversary Mum and Dad

Assorted DSP with Papertry Ink Ribbon.
Memory Box Penguin Stamp

Merry Christmas-in September :)

Dustin Pike Image. Christmas DSP with an overlay of cuttlebugged snowflakes. Colored with copic and coloured pencils/blender pencil.

Thinking of you Michelle and Neville

Made for friends of mine-a thinking of you card. Stampvie stamp- 2 Owls with cuttlebug background. Coloured with Copics.

Happy Birthday Peg and Iain

Happy Birthday Iain- Dustin Pike Dragon with a star in the box

These are for good friends of ours, their birthdays are in October.

Cuttlebug embossing and Dustin Pike Images that were coloured with Copics.

Some Quick and Easy Card Sets

I wanted some note card sets/blank cards that I could use in a pinch.
Assorted DSP was used along with Paper Source Ribbon or BossKut Flower Dies.

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Win a shopping spree from the Scrapping Cottage

Win a $250 shopping spree from the Scrapping Cottage.

Click on the link below

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Monday, August 17, 2009

Another Design Girl Giveway

Another Giveway! How great is that.

To celebrate 2 years of the Design Girl there is a month of giveaways through August.

This week's giveaways are:

Blog Makeover

Camera Strap from Mason Jar Holding

Bin From Sewing Momma

Recipe Box from The Monogram Chick

Felt Pancakes from Lisajhoney

So click on the blinkie on the side of my blog and go to the Design Girl Blog and see for yourself

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Another Design Girl Giveway

Another Giveway! How great is that.
To celebrate 2 years of the Design Girl there is a month of giveaways starting today.

This week's giveaways are

Click here for more details on her blog

Friday, July 31, 2009

Help Bring Lily Home

I've been following the journey of Adrienne, Jim and Owen for sometime now.
They are adopting a little girl from South Korea and are trying to raise adoption funds.
Please click on the Bring Lily Home button on the right side of the blog to read more details of their journey.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Design Girl Giveway

The Design Girl is having a giveaway to celebrate reaching 500 followers on her blog. She is giving away five (5), yes 5 pre made blog templates.

To view her blog, click here.

Or you can click on the blinkie button on the right side of the page.


Thank you

Some of Russ' friends gave us the nicest present. 2 tickets to the semi finals of the US Open. Here is one of the thank you cards I made for them. Stamps are Teacup Daises from Stamping Bella and Lexicon of Love (Thanks) from Stamping Up. Background is Cuttlebugged. Image is coloured with Copics.

Happy Birthday

We have a couple of birthdays coming up so this is what I came up with.

Images are Dustin Pike digital images. Paper is pre-folded cards from the Paper Source. Happy Birthday stamp is from A Muse stamps.

Sunday, July 19, 2009


Here is my latest creation. It was cased from Stephanie Luman

I used my scalloped nestabilities for the flower and the fiskar 1 inch circle punch for the center.

It would make a great Mother's Day, hostess and Thank you card.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Win $1,000 at!

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I have just discovered that The Cuttlebug Spot is having a contest - "The Journey to 1,000"! They are trying to reach 1,000 followers by the end of July and need your help. To enter all you have to do is go to their site, sign up as follower and complete a few easy steps and you could win a $1,000 gift certificate to Custom Crops (! GO NOW and check it out at

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Congratulations on a job well done :)

Congratulation Julia Wong PhD!!!

Julia successfully defined her PhD at the beginning of June. Now's it's on to a new life in Boston as a post-doc.

I used diplomabella and the congratulations cuttlebug folder for this card. Card is prefolded chocolate brown from the paper source. Magic Pencil Crayon technique with baby oil is used for the colouring.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Three Hearts

Cased from Hero Arts.

Happily Ever After

Some more wedding cards. I tried to do something different. Cards are prefolded paper source (cream luxe fino). Paper and ribbon is PapertryInk (Chocolate remix). Backgrounds are embossed using the cuttlebug.

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Happy 25th Wedding Anniversary

For my aunt and uncle's 25th wedding anniversary. I was their flower girl 25 years ago.
A. Serena and U. Belo may you enjoy at least another happy 25 years together.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Let's Do the Hula

My new Hula Penguin Stamp from Memory Box.
DP is from DCWV. Coloured with gel pens. Prefolded cards from Paper Source

Saturday, May 9, 2009

Happy Father's Day

I don't have pictures of the Mother's Day cards I made this year, so this will be a little out of order.

Images are actually colouring book pages from

This first one with the turtle is for my Dad, since it's in his relaxing style.

This second one is for my Father in Law since he likes trains and birds

Friday, May 8, 2009

Cool Cat Cards

Another digi stamp. This one is from HamboStamps and is one cool cat. Coloured with bic markers.

Red Heart Card

Red Heart Background is cuttlebugged. The heart stamp is from the Paper Source and is stickled with misc. brown ribbon attached. Cardstock is brown prefolded Paper Source cards.

I Love You

I cannot believe that Russ and I have been married for 3 years come May 26, 2009. He has been my rock and support throughout the good and bad times.

This card was cased from Amusing Grace of Splitcoaststampers. The "I" and "U" are the Oliva Cuttlebug Alphabet and the heart stamp is a misc stamp I had.

Thanks Babe for always being there for me, no matter what.

Sleep Well Babies

We lost our 24 week twins Phoebe and Evan 3 days after they were born in April 2009. This was supposed to be the Thank You card for baby presents post babies but we sent them to the doctors and NICU staff that treated us and the babies so well.

Cupcakes Galore

I decided to try digi (digital) stamps and love this one from Lindsay's Stamp Stuff

I used assorted prefolded DCWV or Paper Source cards. The PS cards I cuttledbugged with the dots and divine swirl embossing folders.

I coloured the cupcakes with copics and bic markers. Copics used were RV11, RV10 (pinks) and BV000 (purple). I stickled the cherry and added some crystals for some bling.


Sunday, January 18, 2009

Happy 30th Birthday Larissa

Winobella stamp with Papertry Patterned Paper

Congratulations Michelle and Neville

Bridal Shower Bella

For Michelle :)


Fluffies Stamp- Happy Birthday Kitty Cats