Friday, July 25, 2014

Fishing Contest Cards

Just a very quick post.

Our family will be having a Fishing Contest while we are in Maine and I made these Car/Gift Holders  to pass out the prize money.

The DSP is retired, but the remainder of the products are still available. I'll update this when I return.

Make it a great weekend. Stay CRAFTY my friends! Bernadette

Monday, July 21, 2014

Wedding Card - The Best Love Story -

This card is another that I created using the MOJO Monday354 sketchThis is for my son Joel and our new daughter-in-law, Kelly, who were married on Saturday up at camp.

This is another of my favorite retired papers, Eastern Elegance, which I'll be sad to see used up.  I have always loved the color combo and the beautiful patterns. The stamp set I used, One in a Million, is also retired, but will also stay in my "stamping arsenal".

Have a wonderful an fun weekend and stay CRAFTY my friends!

Friday, July 18, 2014

Sun and Sheild

Just dropping by quickly today.  We are off to New York later today on a "Red Eye" flight out of San Diego. Can I say, UGH! After a few days their visiting my hubbies family, off to Maine for our family reunion. All of our 7 children, their spouses and 8 grands will be getting together on Nicatous Lake. We are all very excited for this time together. I'll post some pictures when I get back.

 Oh, did I mention, NO CELL service for 6 days while we are there? 
It will be interesting, to say the least!

Today's card is a double entry. 
It will be posted over on MOJO Monday354 and
Word Art Wednesday.

 *The sentiment is by Verve Stamps*

That's it for today. Have a great weekend and stay CRAFTY my friends!

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Quick & Easy Thinking of You card

Just a quick and easy card today.  Since I needed 4 thinking of  you  cards, I CASEd this from  Of course, I added my own spin, but I used the basic layout.

The free Sale-a-bration DSP, Pool Party twine, and lacey trim were something I knew I wanted to use. I love the floral pattern on this paper. It's colors are so bright and fresh and match so well with the Pool Party base. 

Have a wonderful Wednesday. I continue to get ready for our Maine/NY trip. I'm excited about seeing all my family and grandchildren, but not so much about packing! I seem to always leave that to the last minute.

Do something CRAFTY my friends!

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Boys Birthday Card

I'm sorry for the shadow on this picture. 
 Someday I'll get a decent light box!

I needed a little boys Birthday Card for a Saturday afternoon party. I was already planning on giving money as a gift, so this quick and easy Card/Gift holder was the perfect answer. Besides, they are so much fun to put together.

I did use a retired Stampin' Up! stamp set, You're My Hero and the retired Polka Dot Parade DSP.  This will probably not be a set that I will give up very quikly.  I have already used it 3 times and can see me using it again. What little boy doesn't love firetrucks, police cars, and emergency vehicles!

If you would like the directions and measurements on this card/gift holder, just contact me at 
and I will be glad to send them along to you.

Have a wonderful weekend and 
stay CRAFTY my friends!

Friday, July 11, 2014

Another Masculine Birthday Card

With 3 sons, 3 son-in-laws, and 4 grandsons, and my hubby, it seems I'm always in need of masculine Birthday cards!

 So, I took on this challenge yesterday, FMS144, that Freshly Made Sketches posted feeling I could actually turn it masculine. Clean and simple is not the easiest for me, and I'm still not sure if this would qualify.

The new In Color, Mossy Meadow, which I used on the embossed layer, is really becoming my favorite green. It is so rich and deep. I'll have to find more papers that I can pair with it in the coming weeks.

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