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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Weekly Challenge


Now that it's warmer (although a cold front is moving in later this week and this cheapskate will be turning OFF the air! Lol!) and we are outside almost all the time, it's time to coat ourselves in titanium dioxide!

No matter what your skin tone, you NEED sunscreen.  If you are fair with blonde or red hair, light eyes and freckles (gee, it's like looking in a mirror!) be extra vigilant. 

Coat yourselves up my need it even in the winter but especially so in the summer!!!  Don't forget your ears, scalp, and the back of your legs and arms. 

Ok, soapbox put away!  Have a great week!!!

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Card for Papertake Weekly

This is one of the little cuties I won in Lisette's candy!  Thanks again Lisette!!!

I used the sketch from Papertake Weekly and my favorite Martha Stewart punch! 

And I have some exciting news...I finally purchased a die cutting machine!  Go me, go me!  Lol!  It should be here in two weeks...I've already purchased dies for it.  Hello new addiction! What I need from you is suggestions for dies I really really "need."  This could be dangerous!

Have a wonderful week.  It's going to cool off and the girls and I plan to visit the ZOO tomorrow!

Rene :D

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Make it Monday!

It's time for another challenge over at Make it Monday!!!!  This week we are sponsored by another new (for me) company: Digi Doodle Shop!

They have some seriously cute images, including this one:

This little cutie is called At the Wishing Well

And now for my project of the absolutely amazing, adorable, stunning, beautiful, gorgeous creation (can you tell I'm smitten???) from Tracy at I Wanna Build a Memory:

I just LOOOOOOOOOOVE everything about this card...the colors, the layout, the image...just perfection!!!!!

Have a wonderful week and be sure to link up with us at Make it Monday this week...we're always an open challenge (if you use paper, we'll take your entry!)!!!!

CuPcAkE TiMe!!!

It's time for another great challenge over at Cupcake Inspirations!!!!!  This week our sponsor is the incredible DRS Designs!  (I tried linking to them but their website seems to be down temporarily!)

Here is our inspirational photo:

Perfect timing with all the graduations going on!

I chose a sentiment digi and here is my project:

Have a wonderful week and I hope you get a chance to link up with us at Cupcake Inspirations!!!

Rene :D

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Baby Card

I have had this adorable moon forever but am just now inking it up (shame shame!) sister-in-law is expecting (only a few more weeks to go!  Hang in there Sarah!) and we don't know if it's a boy or girl...I was aiming for a gender-neutral card but this little angel always looks like a girl to me!  Maybe I'm biased by my two pretty princesses!

Pretty simple!

Ok, so we are always our own worst critics but I really didn't like this card at all!  So I took it apart and redid it, lol!
Here is the improved card!

This is on the back!  Lol!

For the following challenges:
Fussy and Fancy (baby)
Sweet Stampin' Challenge (moon and stars)
Totally Tilda (baby)
Totally Gorjuss (something new...a baby!  Lol!)

Thanks for stopping by and have a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend!

Rene :D

P.S.  Don't forget the new challenge at Tilda's Town this week: WATER FUN!!!!!

New TT Challenge!

Don't forget there's a new challenge this week over at Tilda's Town!  This week our theme is WATER FUN!!!!  Check out the gorgeous works of the team too!



That's all I'm giving you...pop over to the site to see the rest of the AMAZING creations!!!!!  And don't forget to link up at Tilda's Town!!!!

Rene :D

Friday, May 25, 2012

Inventory Challenge Time!

It's time for another I.C. and this week it is Sentiment Only!  For the life of me, I just could NOT get a really good picture of my card...I don't know if it was because of the shimmer in the cardstock or what, but I promise this card is actually a lot prettier in person!  :D

Please stop by and check out the fabulous work of:

Cathy Lynn

Happy FRIDAY!!!!!

Rene ;D

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Weekly Challenge: Survival!

Tomorrow is G's LAST day of school!  That means I will have both little, uh, angels (lol!) home ALL THE TIME!  So, this week I am focusing only on survivial!  Lol!!!!

May you survive your week as well!

Rene :D

Father's Day Card for lots of challenges!

Sometimes I really love how my masculine cards turn out!  I really like this one:

Ok, here is my massive challenge list:

Magnolia Stamp Lovers (squares)
Simon Says (father's day)
SSCC (father's day)...from Cindy's store you can get this Edwin and the twine!
Creative Inspirations (open)
7Kids (layers)
Magnolia Mania (Edwin only)
Sketch Saturday

Thanks for stopping by and Happy Thursday!

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Make it Monday!

It's time for another challenge at Make it Monday!!!!  This week our amazing sponsor is Scrapbook Sisters!  This is my first time using one of their images and I had so much fun coloring my girl!

Here is my project:

And here is my project of the week (check out her AMAZING coloring, oh my goodness!):

From Cathy:

Isn't it insane???  Absolutely AMAZING!  Love it Cathy!

I do hope you get a chance to link up this week...we're always an open challenge so fire up your creative grill (har har) and get cooking!  (Agh, I'm a on pun roll!)

Rene ;D

Cupcake Time!

It's time for another great challenge over at Cupcake Inspirations!  This week our sponsor is Fresh Brewed!

And our inspirational photo is sure to get you buzzing!  (Har har!)

Here is mine (it was a thank you card for one of Izzy's friends):

The inside read "I'm so happy you could come to my bee-day party!"  (I'm so punny!)

I hope you get a chance to link up this week at Cupcake Inspirations!  Thanks for stopping by and Happy Sunday!

Rene ;D

Friday, May 18, 2012

Tilda's Town FIRST Challenge!!!!

It's FINALLY here!!!!  The very FIRST Tilda's Town Challenge!  And this week we went easy on you (hahaha) with ANYTHING GOES!  So ink up your Maggies/Edwins/Magnolia accessory stamps and link up for a chance to win a $15 gift certificate to Tilda's Town!!! 

Here is my creation using Summer Flower Tilda (currently out of stock at Tilda's Town but I'm sure she'll be back soon!):

This little Tilda may be my new favorite!  I just love her!
If you get a moment, please stop by and check out my fellow Team"A"mates!  (Lol, I just made up a word!).  I can promise you that you won't be sorry...their projects are AMAZING!


Hope to see you at Tilda's Town! Thanks for stopping by!

Rene ;D

Also for 7kids Challenge blog (purple)
Sweet Stamping Pixies (favorite pixie)
Papertake Weekly (garden)