My name is Mary and I love to play with paper and all the goodies. I think I have an addiction!! I just enjoy it so much.

Sunday, December 9, 2012

12 Tags of Christmas tag #3

Hi there,
Oh yes I must be on a roll. I made another tag for the 12 tags of Christmas with a feminine twist. This tag's inspiration comes from Kelly Alvarez's tag. So of course I had to use a lawn fawn set. The snowmen are so cute!!!

Tag #2 for the 12 tags of Christmas


Happy Sunday to you!! Here is another tag that I made for the 12 tags of Christmas with a feminine twist. This tag was made with inspiration from Sharon's Tag. I used some of my core'dinations cardstock. I used my tim holtz snowflake embossing folder and a memory box die.  Thanks for stopping in today. :)

Saturday, December 8, 2012

12 Tags of Christmas with a feminine twist!

Hi there,
Today I would like to share a tag I made for the CLASSroom. Ellen is doing the 12 tags of Christmas with a feminine twist you can find it here http://ellenhutson.typepad.com/the_classroom_new/ . There are so many lovely tags!!! The artists share so many awesome techniques. I cannot pick a favorite they are all so beautiful. Here is my tag. I used memory box die and a dylusion stencil, along with some distress ink and some shimmer spritz. My sentiment is from Tim Holtz. My tag today was inspired by Teri Anderson. :)

It's begining to look a lot like Christmas!

Hi Everyone!!
Tis the season! I have been busy making my Christmas cards. I have made a lot so far........Yay! Usually I am behind but not this year. Love that. I thought that today I would share with you some of my creations. Since it is the weekend I will be whipping up some more cards. Have a wonderful weekend and thank you for stopping by today.

Sunday, November 25, 2012


Hi everyone,
One month till the fat man shows up!! lol.......I had to start making cards this weekend.
Today I made this K-ute card for A day for Daisies you can find all the details here http://adayfordaisies.blogspot.com/  This little guy is soooooooooo darling. I am such a pushover for a cute snowman. Not to mention I have a ton of snowmen decorations around the house this time of year. Here is my card:

I colored a bunch of them :) Now I just have to add them to cards.

I hope that you all had a Fabulous Thanksgiving with your friends and family's. We had an awesome holiday. It was great to be with family.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Pictures of my latest creations!

Hello everyone,
I really wanted to share some more of my recent creations. I have been doing a lot of art journaling using my new journal from ranger!!! Also I will be sharing some crazy birds.
I hope you like have a wonderful Sunday.

First page of my journal. Even though I did not do this page first.

Page 2

Page 3

Page 4

Page 5

Sidewalk crack crazy bird

A page from my small journal.

Another crazy bird. This one is not finished.

Isn't she cute!! I just love this stamp but I have to get another set. LOL.... addicted.......

Dyan Reaveley's Christmas Challenge

Hi Everyone! Happy Veterans day! Whoa...close to Turkey day! I have been busy playing in my new ranger journal created by Dyan and I am VERY addicted!!! I made this page for her newest challenge.

This is my new found art making a journal. I just love it!!!
PS: I will be posting more things after this post. I have so many new pages along with some crazy birds!

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

My new favorites!!

Hi Everyone!
I just looked at my last post and it has been almost a month! HOLY COW! Time is flying. Anyway I thought I would share some things that I have done or are working on.  Just started art journaling and I love it. One day I watched one of Dyan Reaveley's videos over on the rangerink website http://rangerink.com/ and I was hooked!! I got her new journal and the dylusion sprays along with stencils and stamps and her book! Yeah I'm hooked. But I didn't stop there (of course not). I went on a couple other sites and blogs and found a great book by Suzi Blu called mixed media girls you can find her here http://suziblu.ning.com/ and another book by Traci Bautista called Doodles Unleashed you can find her here http://treicdesigns.com/!! All of the books I listed are really awesome and so helpful!! 
Isn't this stamp set cute!!!

Here is one of my art journal pages. (I think this page is finished)

Another page and this one is not finished yet I need to doodle on it.

Practicing in my journal on making faces using Doodles Unleashed. I will be coloring her in.

On this page I added this little petite doll  from Suzi Blu's book. Isn't she sweet!
Another face I did following Traci in her book doodles unleashed.
Thanks for stopping by. Once I finish my pages I will post them!!

Friday, September 28, 2012

Play Time

Hello Everyone!
Today is play day :) I just got some of these "shimmer sheetz" you can find them here http://www.ecraftdesigns.com/ I saw them on facebook and I thought they looked really cool! So I used an embossing folder and stazon ink on mine then I sanded it a bit and added it to this card. I want to try to do other things with it, I just love the shimmer of the paper. I went a bit shabby on my card also using some of Tim Holtz products too. Thanks for stopping by.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Kick Start ~ another challenge card

Hi Everyone,
I have another challenge this time I made a tag. Shari Carroll did a great video using dylusions by Dyan Reaveley. I just started getting into using dylusions the sprays are wonderful love them and her stamp sets are awesome. For my tag I used watercolor paper and sprayed it with some water and just went for it with my dylusion sprays. Then for an added effect I sprayed them with perfect pearls..........ahhhhhh love that. Next I did some masking and spraying and stamping. The colors are just perfect!!

Have a wonderful day!

Kick Start ~ Give yourself a challenge

Hi there,
For today's class it was give yourself a challenge. For instance trying to make a card in say 10 or 15 minutes or limit your supplies and try to make a card with only a few items. My card is made with limited supplies. I used a 6x6 paper pad from basic grey called "Curio" I used strips of paper from the pad and glued them to a piece of white cardstock. Now the embelishments I used had already been cut and sitting in a plastic tub that I use to hold all the items that never make it onto a card so I always have them to use. They do come in handy so I never throw any of them away. For this card I used some branches and a bird from a martha stewart punch that I had already cut out. However I did take the bird and emboss it with gold powder and utee on top and added a glitter butterfly and some twine. I figure I used 5 items on my card today.

Thanks for stopping by today! BTW this has been a really wonderful class it helps to inspire. Love that!

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Kick Start ~ Smart Shopping

Hi Everyone,
Today I made my card with items that I recently purchased but have not used yet. The stamp set is from technique Tuesday I hadn't had a chance to use it yet. I colored it with distress inks on water color paper with a water pen. Not sure what made me use grey and orange but I do like the look. I love the black and white polka dot washi tape and the Tim Holtz plate both items I purchased this weekend .

Thanks for stopping by!! :)