Sunday, September 7, 2014

Sketch n die

Originally created for a die for a sketch... but for some reason it didn't go up I am thinking it is because I ran out of ink and cant print out the sponsor image... so I am posting it here
hope you like it!
I used spellbinders nestabilities circles and Memory box corner bow as well as my cricut tag from art philosophy ctmh
challenges that also inspired me

September CCAYR

Hey everyone... 
Christmas cards all year round  is having a new challenge
Keep it Krafty
here is my card to inspire you plus at the bottom you will see the other challenges that inspired me as well... hope you all have a great day!!

embossed the deer and used sparkle embossing powers


A day of thanks crafty calendar challenge

Hey everyone...
With things being so busy I totally forgot to upload this one...
Crafty Calendar Challenge is having a great challenge for everyone.  
Leaves and Lace!  Now this was a bit of a challenge for me because i have been so crazy busy... I didn't have time to get lace... so I used twine!

Now I was also inspired because of a couple of other challenge... see below
here is my card
I used all CTMH ink and paper but the embossing folder is Danice
challenges that inspired me:
Color my heart challenge - but I was too late to join... boo

Pile it on

Good morning everyone!!
Wow... things have been super busy in my life and not much crafty time... my daughter started college taking a one year program for Pre-Heath then hopefully she will start her paramedic program in the second year.   I opened one new child care center and closed one... so yep been a busy lady.  
I did however get a small amount of time in my room to put together a couple of DT obligations... so thankful for them or else I don't think I would have made it in my room for at least another month!

Pile it on has a great challenge for you this week.. Pencils! 
I hope you take some time to join us 
I still love my cricut... this cut out is from Locker talk

and of course it wouldn't be pile it on with out the challenges:
scrappers delights - new beginnings... my baby starts college!!

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Pio challenge - congratulations or best wishes

Hey everyone
Hope your enjoying this lovely weather!   Yesterday I was able to get into my craft room to complete a card for pile it on!  You hopehopely get some time this week to join in.  The challenge is congratulations or best wishes.  Which could be anything!  Any way back to my card...
I used ctmh Stamp newlywed occasion, Elizabeth craft designs congratulations die cut, for always paper from ctmh and some ribbon from my stash    Oh almost forgot I used the new ctmh markers.  Yep love them!!!
And of course it wouldn't be pile it on with out the challenges:
sketch n scrap - sketch 
scrappers delights - atg with die cut
the sisterhood of crafters - fav colour (love b/w cards)
a gem of a challenge - stitching
little miss muffet challenge - atg 
amusing challenge - die cut
love to scrap - atg 
sugar pea designs - atg
crafty ribbons - ribbon
art impressions- show off your sentiment
sugar creek hollow - celebrate

Sunday, August 10, 2014

LMCB #203 water fun

Hey everyone...
Lasting memories has a new challenge for you this week! 
a super easy challenge... 
Water Fun
Show water somewhere on your layout, pool, river, lakes, raindrops, a beverage even melting snow
I used the sketch from PageMaps
here are some close ups - I used Lifes a beach with my Cricut and Gypsey

challenges that also inspired me:

Pio 32 primary colours

Hey everyone...
Pile it on has another for you this week... super easy challenge
 Primary colours!!!
here is my
I used my new stamp set from CTMH and my copics
I wanted to try out my new CTMH markers but I don't have the primary colours yet??
a must have next month!
I stamped the butterflies on the paper and then again and cut them out for a pop
some close ups with my stickles
and of course it wouldn't be pile it on with out the challenges:

Saturday, August 9, 2014


Hey everyone...
My winner was Karen B from the blog hop - send me you addy and I will get your package out

Karen B

2 weeks ago  -  Shared publicly
Hi Kimberly, I'm following on Google Friend - love your button technique.  I don't have a Cricut but it's also a great reminder that we can be creative with whatever tools we have to hand :)  Fab layout, so bright and feminine.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

ccayr - august

Hey everyone... 
I love August!!!  mainly because my birthday is on the 5th but it usually also has everyone happy, summer still and everyone is enjoying vacation time.  This weekend is our civic holiday and my BBF from Alberta is doing a stop over in Toronto on her way to Italy so I will get to see her on my birthday.  YEAH me..
Any how back to the challenge at Christmas Cards all year round.
The challenge this month is Sparkle & Glitter
I used a full sheet of glitter!!
Challenges that inspired me:


Hey everyone... Hope you are having a great weekend!
Here in Canada we have our civic holiday which means any of the cites can call it what ever they want but to me it is a long weekend!! YEAH!!
I made a card last night  for the crafty calendar challenge blog... I wasn't able to get the sponsor image printed out but I made a card for the challenge hopefully you get some crafty time this weekend and join us!

and a close up

challenges that also inspired me:
amusing challenge - atg

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Lmcb hop!

Hello and thanks for stopping by! We're hopping with celebration and excitement this week :) Yep, we're having a blog hop in celebration of our 200th post Lasting Memories! Our challenge? BUTTONS! We are looking for buttons, buttons everywhere on those layouts this week! Along the way, you'll see that some of us are offering a little candy on our blogs but you have to visit us to see who! We've also gotten a little creative with our buttons so we hope you'll be inspired! You should have arrived here from Jane's blog and if this is your first stop, please be sure to hop back to Lasting Memories to start the hop so you don't miss a thing! Each of us has a letter for you to collect that will spell out a scrapbook themed word, so don't forget to jot down my letter which you'll see below. Once you've completed the hop, leave your answer in the comment section back at Lasting Memories. Comments will be moderated so there's no peeking! Then you have to enter your LO and guess what?! Our grand prize winner will receive a $25 gift certificate from A2Z Scrapbooking Store!! Awesome right?? Oh!! And one MORE thing! I'm also offering up some candy all I ask is to follow me and I will use random org to pick the winner...

Now time to reveal my complete layout..

the picutres are of my baby girl at Disney
I made the buttons using my cricut and close to my heart stamps

You don't need a cricut to create buttons... you can cut out circles and stamp them with anything... add some holes with a punch and you are good to go

Your next stop is Karen W blog!! And don't forget to jot down my letter which is R

Have fun and happy hopping!