30 June 2011

~ sweet sketch wednesday ~ 108

hiya chickies ~ happy scrappin wednesday! yep...and that means another rawkin sketch from sweet sketch wednesday. pop on over and check it out ~ the dt have some great inspiration and ya gotta agree ~ it's always great to have a sketch to follow when creating.so stoked, too ~ one of the camppers here near me... saw my card and is going to be buying it off me for her daughter's b-day ~ how kewl is that!
i've stamped and handcut the butterflies ~ colored them with copics and added a touch of stickes. the butterflies and flowers are placed with popdots to give a 3D effect. the bouquet is handcut with my fave exacto knife..and the blue flowers are from 'love is in the details'...wuv those flowers!

anyhoo ~ i hope everyone has a rawkin week! i'm off to do a lil tidy today ~ then later it's laundry, laundry, laundry! love ya'all ~ and thanks for popping by and leavin some lovin ~ please know it is appreciated!

25 June 2011

~ sweet sketch wednesday ~ 107

hiya chickies! happy scrappin saturday!
ah...finally got home last night ~ unpacked ~ and settled in! and to top if off ~ our friends had sup all ready for us on our arrival ~ how kewl is that! we also had a yummy campfire and did lots of laughing and chittin chattan ~ oh and played some games ~ sure is great to be 'home'! 
anyhoo ~ i hid out this morning and made a card using the sketch from this week's challenge over at
sweet sketch wednesday
yep...another great sketch to be had!
the dt are awesome and such a great inspiration!
thanks again chickies!
the mag and top two pps are raised with pop
dots to give a 3d effect. the butterfly is stamped
and hand cut
hope everyone has a rawkin week!
i'm heading outside ~ after a lil clean up here and wandering
around the campground!
and hugz everyone!

15 June 2011

~ sweet sketch wednesday ~ 106

whoa...this week sure has gone fast ~ been busy around the campground ~ soaking in a few rays and chittin chattin it up with friends. ah...sure feels great to be outside after that long winter we had! well...i peeked back on over at sweet sketch wednesday this morning...and WHOA...my last week's card was in the top 3...how kewl is that! thanks ssw dt! so appreciated! i'll wear my badge proudly. also, there's a new sketch up this week ~ so i gotta gettin scrappy happy this morning and have been working on this card for the most part today (finished just in time to watch the playoffs!) the lace circle is spritzed with coffee glimmer mist, as is the lil roses. the clocks on the right side of the card are all handcut and raised with pop dots, as is the image to give a 3D effect. yep..and those  cars are also handcut and there's a whole lotta distressin going on..with some yummy ink from my friend donna. thanks chickie!

'you're so special'
i'm giving this card to my dh on father's day!
he's one special guy and loves getting my cards
gotta love him!
 pic of the deatils ~ isn't he a cutie! 
 inside of card ~ that globe 'thingy' is placed with
pop dots to give a 3D effect
thanks for popping by and leavin some lovin!
you're da best!
have an awesome week everyone!


10 June 2011

'thinking of you ~ always' SSW

hiya chickies! hope you're all doing well! whoa...sure have been missing everyone ~ but...i really needed to take a well deserved break from everything, recoup and put things into perspective. ok...i won't lie..i was burning out and needed a break! dh and i have certainly had our share of appointments and travelling this past 4 years or so and it does it's toll on ya! nice to just be home and settle down for a bit. ah...sigh! i do have to say ~ i really have appreciated EVERYONE'S love and suuport. it does not go unnoticed! also, we've had some friends out here at the campground ~ playing games ~ chittin and chattin ~ and juz lazin it up! can't beat that! anyhooo... i've pulled out my goodies today and gotta gettin scrappin happy. i popped over to sweet sketch wednesday to try this week's sketch challenge and see the great inspiration the ladies have created. here's my card for the challenge ~ whoa...gotta say i thought i lost my touch there...it's been quite some time since i created anything or colored a mag. sure did feel good playing and creatin again! the pic of the flower was a photo a snapped over in our neighbors garden ~ i did a lil digi editing ~ purdy flower eh! well..take care this week chickies ~ i'm gonna be doing some more camping with some friends..but ~ i'm gonna be back wednesday to check out the next upcoming sketch! 

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thanks for looking