Sunday, February 19, 2012

Happy Sunday!

Happy Sunday!  How is everyone doing??  I have been having a great time hanging out with my bff, Denise and her family.  They have been here all weekend staying with us and I have been loving it!!  The weekend has just rushed by so fast and I am sad to say they are going back home tomorrow. Boo!

Yesterday Denise and I were lucky and got to spend most of the day scrapping in my office.  I finished a layout and 3 cards!  2 are for DT projects and one of them didn't get photographed in good light yet.  So I will be showing one good photo and one not so good photo of one to you today. lol
I made an easel card using the awesome sketch from Sketch Saturday.  I colored a Lili of the Valley image that I got for free with a magazine I bought and added it to the front.  I used some papers from Basic Grey Kissing Booth.  Can I just say...Yum!  I inked up a heart shaped doily and added some ribbon from my stash.  The chipboard is from Crate Paper.  I like how it turned out all girlie and pretty.  I plan to also enter it in the With all my heart Challenge at Fussy and Fancy Friday challenge and the Flower challenge at Cute Card ThursdayI am also entering it over at My Craft Spot in their Girlie Girl challenge.  I think this one qualifies, don't you?! lol  And how about some more...Dorcerela Creations - Valentines theme challenge  and Stamps R Us Anything Goes Challenge.  Here are a few more challenges:
Stamp and Create - Valentine’s/Love 

Today Denise and I had a "girls day out".  We went to a movie and saw Underworld Awakening.  We loved it. We are all about strong women kicking butt!!  lol   Then we went to Michaels and then to my LSS to look around and buy some fun stuff.  After buying goodies we went out to eat Mexican food.  And now we are back home and STUFFED!! lol  But it was worth it the misery. 

Now, Denise is back to scrapping and I am writing to you. 

Here is a photo of my son, Riley.  He went outside with me when I went out to go take photos of my projects.  He is holding up the layout that I made of him using a totally cool sketch from Colorful Creations that I haven't really taken a good photo of.  It was almost dark when I went out to take the photos and the yellow Glimmer Mist just looks muddy to me.  But he looks so cute in the photo I can't wait to share...
Isn't it cute!! (The photo of him I mean!! lol)  I am going to show you one of the photos I took of the layout.  I think it doesn't make the layout look very good...what do you think? 
I used papers from Echo Park -Style Essentials.  I pulled a ton of bling from my stash and spritzed the heck out of it with Sun Sisters - Glimmer Mist.  I hate that it buckles the paper.  Maybe if I had more patience and waited for it to dry it wouldn't do that but I don't and it does.  

Okay, we are getting down to the wire over at Crafter's Companion USA Challenge Blog.  The end of the February Something Sweet challenge is fast approaching so if you are thinking of joining in (and I hope you are) then you need to get your projects made and posted!  Hurry up already!! LOL!

Be sure to go over there tomorrow when I will be putting up an new stamp set to giveaway on the blog this week!  GO HERE.

If you haven't had a chance to join in on Carri's Birthday blog hop yet be sure and check it out HERE.  All the blogs are giving away great goodies and the main prizes are super cool!  You have until the 28th to enter and the winners will all be posted on Carri's blog on March 1st.  (I will post my personal winner here on that date too) Go check it out!!

Thanks for stopping by and checking out the blog today.  More tomorrow!


  1. The card is so pretty! And, I love both the photo and the layout!!!! My photos never look as good as the layouts I do. I don't know the trick I guess! Glad you had a fun weekend!!! :-)

  2. Pretty card!! Love it!!
    Adorable and beautiful LO!!
    Glad you had an amazing weekend!

  3. hoi stacy
    wat een geweldig vrolijke kaart, maar moest erg lachen om je prachtige LO,SUPER!!
    groetjes van corry

  4. Cute photo of your son Riley....Sweet card and great LO.Glad you had a great weekend:)

  5. This is such a gorgeous card. I love the image you've used and the colours also. Hugs Michele x

  6. Beautiful card!
    Many thanks for joining in the
    ♥Cute Card Thursday Challenge♥
    this week! Debxx

  7. I'm no good at taking pictures either LOL I did learn a little trick though, where you take a piece of tin foil and wrap it around a big ol' piece of cardboard. Use it to reflect the little bit of light you have directly at your project. It works well here on rainy days, maybe it would work at night to? What a great layout, I love the funny picture!

    That card is so sweet, too!


  8. Riley is so darn cute!!! Love the layout you made of him. Hope he is feeling a little better today.

  9. Stacy this is a cute page. Love it. Love the bright yelleow paper also. Awesome job.

  10. What a pretty card! I especially like the ribbon trim you've added.
    And your layout is fabulous - as is your little Riley! What a sweetie! He's obviously quite pleased with the layout you did of him!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!

    Small Bits of Paper

  11. CUTE Easel card! LOVE the pink ruffly trim you added. And your layout / helper is just too adorable for words

    Thank you for joining us this month for our LOVE challenge at
    Freshly Brewed Challenges!

    Hope to see you at our rubber stamp release hop on Saturday.

    Heather D.

  12. This is so gorgeous Stacy, love the sweet image and very pretty details. Thanks for joining us at Sketch Saturday.

    Donna x

  13. This is such a pretty card, cute image :)
    Thank you for joining in with us at Sketch Saturday and for our final challenge at Stamps R Us
    Jo xx

  14. this is so cute - :-))) thanks so much for playing with Lollipop - hugs Joanna

  15. I need to get on this BFF train! It sounds like so much fun! This card is super cute, great design and very girlie! Fun lay-out! Your little man is so handsome! Love the title!

  16. Great card! Thank you for joining us at
    Freshly Brewed Challenges!