Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Wacky Wednesday - Challenge # 2 - Color Challenge

I decided to do a Color Challenge this week. The colors are Green, Pink & Yellow, Any Theme, Any Size and Any Project. Here is a card I made for my Mom. She lives about 3 hours away and this weekend we are driving up to Surprise her with her NEW CRICUT CAKE - MARTHA STEWART EDITION! She doesnt scrapbook but she does make cakes and I thought this would be a nice gift for her. I didnt get to see her on Mother's day so this is her MotherBirthMas (Mother's Day, Birthday & Christmas) Present!

Here is my card:

The Prize for this Weeks Challenge is:
Martha Stewart Playful Blue Paper Pad - 24 double sided patterned sheets
Want 2 Scrap - Clear Bling!

In order to Participate in this Challenge you must be a follower, link up your project to Mr. Linky & leave a comment. Come join in the fun!

Project is due by Sunday August 1st at 11:59pm eastern time.

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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Peachy Keen Stamps Challenge #33 - Sketch

Peachy Keen Stamps Challenge #33 is a Sketch Challenge. This is my first Challenge in which i didnt you a Cricut Catridge. I used cardstock and Stamps. I also bought these note cards from The $1 section at Michaels... I had bought them before I started making my own cards... I thought it would be interesting to dress it up... So I did.

Here is the Sketch:

Here is my take on it:

Recipe for my Card:
Laura Ashley Note Note Card from Michaels
Brown Ribbon from Michaels
Hampton Art Clear Stamp Set - Whoo Loves you?
Studio G - Wanna Hug a Tree with me?
Best Occasions Card Stock
Bazzill Card Stock
ColorBox Cat's Eye Ink's

Monday, July 26, 2010

We've got a Winner for Challenge# 1!

Good Morning,

First off I want to thank all of the ladies that participated in my Wacky Wednesday Challenge. Second of all we've got another Wacky Wednesday Challenge this week So there will be MORE CHANCES to win!

My First Wacky Wednesday Challenge Winner is....

Jenny send me an email with your information to Please contact me within 3 days and I will ship out your prize.

Thanks again! Hope to see you ladies back for another challenge!

Hugs, Paula!

Sunday, July 25, 2010

My First WIN!!!!

I am so excited right now!!! I want to Thank Lauren Davila at 40:31 Creations for hosting this Challenge!

You can see my entry by clicking here

Hugs, Paula

Saturday, July 24, 2010

40:31 Creations Challenge and a GIVEAWAY!!!

Lauren Davila over at 40:31 Creations is hosting a Challenge and giveaway. The theme is under the sea. I made a card using scrap pieces of paper except for the dark blue card stock and the light blue glitter paper. I really enjoy entering Challenges it really has created a whole NEW WORLD for my scraps.

Here is my card:
Recipe for this card:
Bazzill & Recollections Cardstock
Best Occassions Glitter Paper

Challenge Entry for The Cuttlebug Spot and Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog

Well this is my first Double Entry. Two of my Favorite Challenge Blogs posted a Christmas in July Theme the blogs are The Cuttlebug Spot and Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog. I am loving these Christmas in July Challenges. I did one a few weeks ago and it is reminding me that I should probably get started on my Christmas Cards! Well here it is:

Recipe for this Card:
Bazzill, Recollections, & Best Occassions Cardstock
Fishing line

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Throwback Thursdays Challenge #8 - Episode 65

Emma over at My Creative Time posted her Throwback Thursday Challenge. She asked that we use the Celebrations Cartridge to make a card or layout with a Birthday Theme. Well I made a card for a family friend named Yeyo. He loves Hershey Kisses! So I used the tear drop shape from Sweet treats to make the Hershey Kisses shape (i had to cut off the rounded bottom). But the It's your day is from the Celebrations Cartridge. Check it out:

Recipe for this Card:
Celebrations Cricut Cartridge
Sweet Treat Cricut Cartridge (tear drop shape)
Cuttin' Up Cricut Cartridge
Recollections Cardstock
Bazzill Cardstock
Swiss Dots Cuttlebug Embossing folder
Birthday Cuttlebug Embossing folder
Brown Ribbon - Michael's Craft Store
Aluminium Foil for the Hershey Kisses Wrappers
Pop Dots
Kisses Tags - Actually from real Hershey Kisses... My boyfriend was pretty happy I let him eat the chocolate. Didn't care too much for peeling them carefully...

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Wacky Wednesday - Challenge #1 - Sketch

Hi guys welcome to my very first Challenge! For my very first Challenge I would like to ask you all to use the sketch below to inspire you all to make a scrapbook layout of any size. The sketch below is from Page Maps this is a great site if you ever have scrappers block and don't know where to start. Well if this ever happens to you this is the place to start.
I love Page Maps sketches!

The prize for this challenge is the set of 4 - 2 x 2.75 cuttlebug embossing folders. This is the Elephant Thanks set. In order to qualify for the prize you must be a follower of the blog and link your project up to Mr. Linky before Sunday July 25th at 11:59pm eastern standard time. Once the challenge time frame ends I will choose a winner via Winner will be announced on Monday July 26th! Come on guys get inspired!!! I am very excited to see all your projects!

Dont forget to leave a comment.

Hugs, Paula

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Sunday, July 18, 2010

Companion Challenge #1 Flip, Flop Spin & Pop

I barely made the deadline here... I really wanted to join in Crafting with Cristina's first challenge. She asked that we make a card with an interative feature. Well I decided to make a Thank you card with a floating flower that rotated. with a different color on both sides of the flower. Well here it is:

Recipe for this Card:
Recollections Card Stock
Patterned Paper is from K & Company - From the Lemon Citron Paper
Fishing Line
Gypsy Wanderings

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Throwback Thursday Challenge #7 - Episode 62

Emma over at My Creative Time post her 7th Challenge on Thursday and the Challenge was to make a card with the Cricut Wildcard Cartridge. Oddly enough this is yet again another cartridge that i hadnt used. This is why i love these challenges so much. Well i went into my gypsy and I found this card with a stroller on it and I thought OK this would be perfect since we are going to a baby Shower on Sunday for one of Hansel's co-workers. SO i went baby themed again. Here it is:

Recipe for this card:
Recollections & Bazzill Cardstock
D'vine Swirls Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
Frosted Lace Stickles
Ribbon - My Minds Eye - Confetti Collection
Clear Embossing Power

Scrapping in Pink - All Day Crop

Thats right, you are reading correctly My friend Eni over at Just Fabulous Friends Scrappin has always participated in the Race for Cure and has like many of us the Susan G. Komen Foundation close to her heart and now she is taking part in raising money for the foundation doing something she and all of us love very much.With the help of Scrapbooks & Stuff (our favorite store), her friends and all of you, we can raise money for a great cause and have a great time doing it! Check out the website and look out for future newsletter for more information on Scrapping in Pink!!! Hope to See you there!!!
Here is the Email that Scrapbooks n' Stuff sent out today!
Scrapbooks & Stuff
Miami, FL 33186


Eni Neadle from Just Fab Friends Scrappin and Scrapbooks & Stuff invite you to Save the Date for Scrapping in Pink 2010! This fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation will be an All Day Crop with a PINK theme. Proceeds will go to benefit breast cancer research all over the world.

The cost will be $45 per person and will include cropping space, goody bag, raffles, make-n-takes, food, on site vendors, and FUN, FUN, FUN! For additional information or to purchase your spot before they sell out, visit the Scrapbooks & Stuff Online Store.

And don't forget, we will be adding new events to the schedule including another FREE Intro to Cricut on July 31, a Gypsy Demo, a Beginner/Intermediate Cricut class, a Glimmer Mist Intro, and a layout class using the new Walk in the Park line. So stay tuned to your newsletter for dates and times of ALL S&S Events.

Happy Scrappin'!
Scrapbooks & Stuff

Thursday, July 15, 2010

The Cuttlebug Spot - Sketch Week Choose your theme

Here is my entry for The Cuttlebug Spot. I really like how this card turned out. I really enoy working with sketches... simply because it helps jump start my imagination. You can really choose to interpret the sketch however you like. So here is my card:
Recipe for this Card:
Studio g - You're a Peach Stamp
Staz-On Jet Black ink
Martha Stewart Crafts - Doily Lace Edge Punch
Mini Monograms Cricut Cartridge
Patterned Paper is from K & Company - From the Lemon Citron Paper Pack
Victoria A2 Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
Recollections Cardstock
PrismaColor Color Pencils
Orderless Paint Thinner
Clear Embossing powder

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Peachy Keen Stamps Challenge 32 - Summer Destinations Challenge

Peachy Keen Stamps is asking we create a Card or Scrapbook page showing our favorite Summer Destinations. Well since Hansel & I love cruising I thought what would be more appropriate that a card with a cruisin' theme. So here is my card:

Recipe for this Card:
Ice Blue Stickles
Dark Blue Stickles
Life's a Beach Cricut Cartridge
Keystone Font Cricut Cartridge
Recollections Cardstock
Bazzill Cardstock
Studio g Glitter
Glossy Accents
Patterned Paper is DCWV "Summer Stack"

Challenge Me Monday #18

I found a new blog thanks to Patty at Dream Cards by Patty. It called the Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog. This weeks challenge was to create a yummy Shape card or project. Well here is a card I made for my friend Cesar for his Birthday. I cut out a cupcake with the Hello Kitty Greetings Cricut Cartridge and did the layers completely out of scraps except for the patterned paper which I believe was DCWV. Check out my card below:

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Pink for Monique

Hi All,

Before I went to bed tonight I saw a post on My Pink Stamperand it just touched my heart. I figured I could spend a couple of minutes making a card for something other than a Challenge. Please go to My Pink Stamper for more info on Pink for Monique. Monique is a friend of Robyn's who was just diagnosed with Stage 3 Breast Cancer. So she wants to flood her mail box with Pink. So here is the card that will be heading to Monique tomorrow:

Recipe for this Card:
Recollections Cardstock
Me & My Big Ideas - Patterned Cardstock

Cricut Cardz Challenge #32

This is my first Cricut Cardz Challenge Entry. You have until Tursday to enter so Click here to check it out. The challenge was to make a Christmas Card with any Cartridge and colors you would like. I decided to make an easel card since its my new favorite technique. I also used the Peachy Keen PK-490 Everyday Character Face Assortment which I LOVE!!!! I just added a carrot to give it a Snow Man feel... So Merry Christmas in July & enjoy!!!

Here is my Entry:

Recipe for this card:
Recollections Card Stock
Bazzill Cardstock
Fun Foam from Michaels
Ribbon from Michaels
Snowflake Glitter from Rubber Cafe
Patterned Paper from my Scraps... Sorry dont know who it is by :(

Throwback Thursday Challenge! - Episode 60

I think Emma's Challenges at My Creative Time are my one of favorites out there. One of the reasons is that I know that for a fact there is always a new one on Thursday (which is Great!) and its not limited to the cartridge she picks for that week she does allow for you to use another cartridge as long as it isnt a New Release and you stick with the theme. Well this week the theme was Animal... Well I decided to a Birthday Card for a friend of mine. For the past year he has really dedicated himself to working out and he is looking great. Well we alway kid around and tell him that he is a GYM BUNNY... That is all he does Eat, Sleep & Workout. I did use a different card technique this time and i made an easel card... I love it. Here it is:

Recipe for this Card:
Recollections Cardsotck
Bazzill Cardstock
Ribbon from Michael's
Fun Foam for Dimension.

Monday, July 5, 2010

Summer Fruits Challenge #1 at Cricut Me That

Abbie over at Cricut Me That posted her first Challenge on her Blog so decided to participate! She asked that we please use fruits that you find in the summertime and feel free to interpret this theme however you would like. So I decided to make a card. I dont have many cartridges with fruits but I have always loved these Cherries in the Hello Kitty Greetings Cricut Cartridge. This was very simple. I don't know if you know this but I love Stickles!!!
The prize for this challenge is an EK flip flop punch!!

Recipe for this card:
Recollections Cardstock in Red, Green, White & Black
Stickles in Diamond, Xmas Red, Green & Black Diamond
Inkadinkado Birthday Cupcake Stamps
Staz On - Jet Black ink

2x2 Embossing Challenge at The Cuttlebug Spot

Margie over at The Cuttlebug Spot posted a challenge for us to use 2x2 embossing folders or dies. I don't have any dies and I just purchased some 2x2 embossing folders about a week ago. So this was perfect. I am home from Work today so i got to work on this challenge! Here is a birthday card that i made completely from scraps. The colors were inspired by a patterned scrap that was given to me by my friend Eni over at Just Fabulous Friends Scrappin'. Here it is:

Recipe for this Card:
Patterned Cardstock - My Mind's Eye - Dreamy 2 Collection
Orange & Red Cardstock - Recollections
Colorbox Cat's Eye Pigment Ink - Scarlet
Ribbon from Michael's Craft Store