Wednesday, February 27, 2008

My Little Sweet Pea

CTMH Sweet Pea Level 1 Paper Kit with (Sun kiss yellow CS added) My Stickease, Just Blooms Big Pinks, Just Blooms Paper Flowers, Cricut, Mickey Fonte, Brads (Michaels)

I use to believe the saying.. "Less is More" (not anymore) as i was putting together this layout everthing was fitting right in place, i didn't want to leave out any embellishment.
I have had this picture of my 1 year old granddaughter Meghan for the last 6 months waiting for the righ paper to use. I think i found it. = )
Thanks for looking!


Monday, February 25, 2008


My son's Kindergarten teacher is having a Birthday this month and i thought it would be fun to make her a BD card. Seeing that i already had Teachabella.
While I was making this card Micah say's... Teacher doesn't have a desk like that. (Surprising what they know)
I used... Cricut Cartridge (Makin' the Grade) CTMH Happy Birthday stamp, Level 2 paper kit, School Zone, Photo Clips, Paper pierced Cranberry Topper. I need to get a white gel pen.

Sunday, February 24, 2008

Boo Bella?

It's Not really Boo Bella. It's Spabella. When i see bella and how happy she is All The Time, you can almost put any caption to go along with her mood. With Spabella i had this vision of her meeting up with someone (eyes packed with cucumbers) unexpectedly, and it caught her off guard. Her response was... Boo... LOL
I know... "weird" But she just had her bath. and was ready to relax. I can relate.
(bath bubbles inspired by Marjorie)
All CTMH CS, Textured Baby Pink, Atomic Font) Rhinestones, The tub is from "Bubblebella" I stamped it on gray and cut out. Colored pencils & Blender pen
Please excuse the smudge on top, i was going to redo the whole card but thought.... Not

Saturday, February 23, 2008

What's Up...

It's no fun being sick. And i really didn't feel much like creating anything when i'm sneezing, blowing and coughing all over everything. LOL Today is a better day though. Seems like the congestion has broken and i'm not coughing.
My hubby is getting ready for his trip to Florida to visit his family (dad & stepmom) He had no contact with his father for 20 years. And 2 1/2 (June 05) years ago his dad found him/us through the internet and contacted him. We made plans right away to drive to FL and visit them Thanksgiving 2005. What a Happy Father & Son Reunion that was.
We have kept in touch these last few years. e mail letters, pictures. My husband misses his family terribly so i suggested he should just go and spend time with them. We'll be alright here and i can hold down the fort for 13 days. LOL
God is Good

I must be going through Bella withdraws. LOL I have this fun bella card idea stuck in my head. Maybe today?
Happy Saturday

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

She Loves Her Dog...

Ok first off this is a card i made for my sister for her birthday last November. She is so in love with her dog that i knew she would love this. I used the Cuttlebug, folders,Chalk, CTMH CS & Embellishments.

Told ya... She loves her dog. LOL My sister had me come out to her new home weeks before Christmas 07 and take pictures of her dog "SHMILY" (See How Much I Love You)
She wanted to use this for her Christmas card. It was so cool. It even started snowing durning shmily's photo shoot. I started a scrapbook page using this picture but i'm waiting for my sister to write up the journaling to go with it. (SHMILY'S side of the story. (We're Home for Christmas) Long story short, my sister had 3 back surgery's the last 3 years and could no longer keep her mobile home and had to sell it and move in with her daughter while SIL was in Iraq for 15 months. My sister told everyone that they were homeless. LOL (her & shmily) She has since bought a home. So i wanted to get shmily's side of the story.
This picture crackes me up.

Monday, February 18, 2008

Marjorie's Color Challenge # 6

I joined in on Marjorie's Color Challenge (my first)
I used Cranberry (Route 66 B&T) Outdoor Denim & Olive,
Colonial. White
I used the Cricut w/Disney Fonte letters w/outdoor denim shadow & George Basic Shapes for the journaling bubble w/shadow (CTMH Boy stamp) Fun Friends, Colored pencils,blender pen.

This was an out of the box challenge for me.
I so needed to scrap these pictures. It was Micah's first time trying to ride his 16" bike with NO Training Wheels. He was 5 1/2. By the end of summer he was riding Sam's 18" bike. He was so happy and proud of himself.

I Paper Pieced the boy's clothes with Serendipity B&T Papers

Sunday, February 17, 2008


Stamp Set- Huggybella, CTMH CTMH Friendship, Garden, Cuttlebug Folder- Textile Texture
CTMH CS, Taffy, Citrus Leaf, Spring Iris, Colored Pencils, Blender Pen, Ribbon
This card was inspired by my two good friends Laura & Sue.
When I was making this card it made me think of them.

This was us at my surprise 50th Birthday Party June 2007
I met them both when i worked at Kohler Co. 1989-1999
You are my Forever Friends!
I Wonder if i should tell them i have them posted on the world wide web. =}

Saturday, February 16, 2008


Tell me how 2 boys ages 6 & 8 can go fishing on the ice for 8 1/2 hours and not pee. They refussed to go potty in an ice hole. So they held it till they got home. My husband said he needs to teach them to pee in the woods so they feel more comfortable peeing outside. Micah said he didn't want to potty in an ice hole cuz he couldn't sit down. LOL
Moments like this are priceless. They caught nothing today. But it's the memories that were made that really matters. I love my family!!

Oh, and no Bella card yet.

Enough Of This Already...

The Man & Boys are out ice fishing again. They left at 5:30 am. I vowed to stay off the computer this morning and get the house cleaned today. But it's not working. Here i sit browsing again. I did manage to get the kitchen/bathroom floors washed. The music is cranked and i'm ready to get back up and get at it again.
Ever have do nothing days? Ok don't answer that. =}
I'd love to play and make a bella card today. Sooo the sooner i'm off of here the more time i'll have to play. I'll check back later.
Happy Saturday

Friday, February 15, 2008

Pumpkin Farm

Ok I know we're still in the Winter Season but, that just goes to show you how far behind i am with my layouts. I went on my son Micah's Kindergarten class field trip last October. The whole class got to run through the pumpkin patch and pick their own pumpkin. hee hee
I was looking through my CTMH Imagine Book (Dialogue pg. 59) and i came across this lay out and liked it, but I tweaked it a bit.
I used CTMH Abundance level 1 kit. All embellishment are CTMH

Monday, February 11, 2008

Cute as a Button

I used CTMH Stamp set Atomic Font letters) level 1 Sweet Pea Kit & Stickease, Pull out tag, (ribbon) Big Pink Flowers, Just
Blooms, Chipboard, Disc. Craft button. Bling Stones.

Girly Pages. I just love doing them. With having two boys and scrapping them most of the time. This was a fun change. =} Little Miss Meghan 

Sunday, February 10, 2008

A Different Kind of Tag

I've been Blog Blessed by Kathi We have never met but yet we share a common bond. We love CTMH, scrapbooking, friends, blogging. I appreciate you too!

The idea behind this tag game is different from other tag games. Rather than look inwardly, we look outside ourselves and bless, praise and pray for three blog friends. By participating in this endeavour we not only make the recipient of the blessing feel valued and appreciated, but we are having some fun too. We’re going to see how far the bloggin’ blessings can travel around the world and how many people can be blessed! Recipients of a bloggin’ blessing may upload the above image to their sidebar if they choose to do so. In addition, be sure to go to the blog of those you are blessing and leave a comment on their blog to be sure they check yours!

I'm Blog Blessing Lisa Laurel Kisha

New Template

Ok I think I'm done playing around with template designs. There's not much of free choices in blogger, but i guess this will have to do for now. But, don't be surprised if you see a template change again. LOL I love to look at other blogs and i wonder how in the heck did they do that. My blog is a little like my home sorta speak. I may rearange things around a bit. Only because i want it to look pretty and just right. Company is coming. =}
Thanks for visiting.

Saturday, February 9, 2008

Snow Much Fun

I finally got these pictures on a LO. This was the first big snow fall we got back in December. Sam & Micah had a blast.
Why is it the colours can turn out so different. (must be the lighting & no flash) CTMH Ocean,White Breeze CS & Retired B&T. I used the cricut die cut machine (base camp font) with black shadow. Chonchos, File folder for journal tag. BRR... Decorative punch for corners. It's not a black & white picture. I took it out my front door when it was snowing so heavy... Wisconsin =}

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Special Friends

What makes me special is you
I just got her yesterday (Sweetybellas) and couldn't wait to play.
I knew they couldn't be just sitting by themselves. So my first thought was adding trees, flowers, and butterflies. Well as you can see the butterflies didn't make it. I chalked the sky with a template but it's hard to see here.
Bella Stamp, Sweetybellas, CTMH stampsets Steep and Deep, Kindred Spirits
CTMH Cardstock, Colored Penciles, Blender Pen

Ice Fishing Update....

Ice fishing at Gerber Lake
This time they caught some. Infact when Micah caught his, he was bobbing the tip up up & down in the ice hole and he caught one, brought it out of the hole. And Charlie told Micah "just leave it be" Micah kept bobbing the fish anyway. So as Charlie was grabbing his camera the fish had another plan. It got off the hook and flopped in the Other ice hole.
They would have had to throw them back anyway. Fish have to be at least 15 inches in order to keep them. They had a blast! Next time they want me to go. Yikes =}
I kinda like the Home Alone thing.

Sunday, February 3, 2008

"My Scrappin' Korner"

Yesterday while my husband took the boys ice fishing I spent an hour 1/2 cleaning my SR and putting things away. Yikes, what a mess. These are the after shots. I have NO before. This is my Korner of the house where I get to play.

Cabinets hold my stamps and some supplies

Paper, Paper, Paper, You can never have enough of that. These are cubes from Target I store my paper in.

CTMH stampsets.

Tins and containers for... "EMBELLISHMENTS" =)
This is my Inkpad, Reinker, Marker Tower. I just love having this thing. It does spin. Close to my Heart ink pads fit in this tower. The reinker holes were a little snug. But otherthen that it's a keeper.

Ultimate plus II

Saturday, February 2, 2008

They Went Ice Fishing Again

It's Sammy's first time ice fishing today. I hope they catch some fish. The boys each have foot warmers for the inside of their boots. Toasty warm!! They left at 6:00am and probably won't be home till noon.
I've got a ton of stuff I wanna get done today. Cleaning my scraproom is one of them. I would love to get some pages done as well. I've got a CTMH party on Friday and need to prepare for that.

Have a Blessed Saturday!