Showing posts from October, 2010

Last Weekends Card Making (Just couldn't get this posted sooner)

Well, I have started this post no less than three times this week and seem to keep getting pulled away by other things. This time I intend to get it posted no matter the obstacles!
These three cards are my making, but not my design. On World Cardmaking Day, Saturday last, Oct. 2, 2010, my 15y.o. granddaughter & I went to the LSS and took a Make & Take Class.I really like taking these classes because I learn techniques and find products I had not tried before. I also love that my granddaughter has discovered the fun and pleasure of scrapbooking & card-making and we can spend time together with this craft.
So, for this class we made Christmas cards. Three to be exact. I will highlight them one by one, but we actually worked on all three simultaneously. We started with the first card I will highlight because we needed to color the small circle detail and paint it with a crackle product and then leave it to dry. That circle detail was the first we worked on and the last we worke…

Post-World Cardmaking Day Weekend

Well, that was a busy & exciting weekend. I was part of a blog hop sponsored by the CardSwap Forum, which is a part of It was my first time to be one of the hops along a blog hop and it was so exciting to see new comments posted throughout the weekend. That is without a doubt the most comments I have ever had, and probably will ever have again until I am a hop along another blog hop in the future. And I enjoyed visiting all the other blogs on this hop as well as the hop along the Imagine-Nation Blog Hop.
I also submitted entries into several challenges (and I was actually the winner of one - yay me. Don't know what I won, but I won - lol). Here is a quick rundown of the challenge cards I made:
KISS - Monochrome (the one my number was drawn in):  For my monochrome entry I went with green simply because I have tons of green paper - no clue how I managed to accumulate so much green since pink & purple are my favorite colors, but since I do have so much …

CardSwaps World Cardmaking Day Blog Hop!

Hello and Welcome! 
You are on the CardSwaps World Cardmaking Day Blog Hop!
You should have arrived here from Faith Skrdla (Designed 2 Delight) -
If you got here differently, make sure you start at the beginning and work your way around. 
Comment on every blog by midnight CST, October 3, 2010, to be entered into a drawing for prizes. The full list of prizes are on Lora's blog.

For my part in the Blog Hop I was assigned an Individual Challenge. The Individual Challenge I was assigned is: Recipe Challenge - Create a card using the following items: 4 brads, 3 flowers, 2 patterned papers, 1 image. (Okay, I'm going to give everyone a good chuckle here. Being relatively new to cardmaking and challenges I had to ask Lora what the "recipe" part of my challenge meant. Did it mean I had to actually put a recipe on or in the card? Eek, do I have a recipe that will fit on a greeting card? Well, she apologized f…