Saturday, October 30, 2010

Happy Birthday Karl!

Yes, another b-day card, this one for my "little" brother (he's turning 54!). I wanted to submit it in the which is a ribbon project right now but didn't want the card to be too frilly so...I made a ribbon card with NO bows, just flat ribbon. The gold is a wide metalic ribbon and the yellow rick-rack I think is sort of a ribbon too, isn't it? I used a lot of the same supplies I've used on several other cards so I won't go into detail about that. If any one has questions or comments, I'd be so glad to hear from you!

Thursday, October 28, 2010

...A Few More Cards!

Finally! I have a few minutes to get back on my blog and post a few things!
Its been an extremely busy fall so far, but a NICE one! Much warmer and drier weather than usual for Michigan! Hooray for sunny days with all that fall beauty...bright colored leaves, golden corn stalks in the fields, blue, blue skies, and those weird bright purple wild flowers along the roads! Love it all!

Above: "Thinking of You" in purple, orange and brown.
Perfect for a Fall sending-cheer card, don't you think!
Below: My grandson's b-day card for his very 1st b-day!
The train is just a set of stickers, mounted and cut around
then mounted on "sky" paper. Just a fun card.
Below is the card I made for my oldest granddaughter, Pearl, for her 12th b-day on
Oct. 30! You can hardly see that the printed paper I used has large pink daisies on it, but it does! So I made a similar flower with my QuicKutz Daisy die and put a rhinestone at the center plus lots of Stickles everywhere...Pearl likes lots of bling!

Hey, question for you crafty people out there:
are the QuicKutz dies suppose to work in the Cuttlebug?
(Hope so 'cause I did it anyway!)

This next card I made for my dear little mother for her 85th birthday
which will be Oct. 31. She still lives at home by herself, goes out for her tiny
breakfast every morning (more to visit with friends than eat!) and is a consciencious enough driver that she won't drive at night any more..."My reflexes aren't quite as fast as they used to be, you know."

This card too has plenty of sparkle!

We (hubby & I) got to take 2 overnight trips this past week: 1st to Napanee, IN, saw a wonderful (& funny!) play at the Red Barn Theater; 2nd we went "up north" (almost to the bridge) with friends and stayed in a hunting cabin out in the "wilderness". We ate, drove, letterboxed, ate, drove, played cards...and ate! AND thoroughly enjoyed the scenery all the way up and back!

Also, a couple weeks ago my sister Judy came for a visit from Wisconsin...we had fun!! We went shopping, letterboxing, made cards, had a cook-out and went visiting!
So... now I showed you some of the cards I've been making for birthdays and other ocasions. I'm training myself to quick take a picture before I slip each in the envelope and drop it in the mail!
Let me know what you think! And thanks! Hope you have all been having a wonderful autumn!

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Billie's Scrappetique Blog Candy!

There is some really neat blog candy available at Billie's Scrappetique! She has some stamped images that are adorable and some paints, copics, "skittles" and Scent-My-Cards! Go to and check it out!