Thanks a Lot with Paper Smooches

Paper Smooches, Pretty Pink Posh {ValByDesign, 2015}

Hello crafters! I am thrilled to share that I'm the July Guest Designer for Paper Smooches! I almost fell over in my chair when I received that e-mail from Kim Hughes - hee hee! I'll be joining the amazing PS Team on Wednesdays this month as we share projects made with their great July Release … [Continue reading]

For the Doggies!


Ever had a Doggy Play Date? I have, and they're too cute! So I created these goody bags for the guest doggies! I used Mama Elephant's Playful Pups stamp set and coordinating dies, along with the sentiment coming from the Up and Away stamp set; and the grass is from their Grassy Trio die … [Continue reading]

Lawnscaping Coffee Blog Hop

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Hi Crafters! Yay ~ it's time for a Lawnscaping Blog Hop!  You're at Valerie's Blog, and you should have arrived from Beau Monde Designs (isn't her … [Continue reading]


Jessica Weible image

My card today is using a Jessica Weible image, Alligator with IceCream! I created a fairly simple card with this cute ice cream eating guy. You … [Continue reading]

Thank You!

Mama Elephant, Lawn Fawn, Pretty Pink Posh {ValByDesign, 2015}

I have a sweet and colorful Thank You card today! It's a pretty simple one, but really adorable with Mama Elephant's (M.E.'s) little guys from the … [Continue reading]

Happy 4th of July!

Lawn Fawn, Pretty Pink Posh {ValByDesign, 2015}

I just can't believe July 4th is approaching already! I made a card for the fun, approaching holiday, and I made it for Lawnscaping Challenge's … [Continue reading]

Noel – Christmas Card Set

Lawn Fawn stamps & dies & ink & twine,  DRS digi stamp,  Pretty Pink Posh sequins,  Copic Markers {ValByDesign, 2015}

It's time for another Challenge over at Christmas Stampin' All Year Long! This week we're sp[onsored by DRS Designs The stamp they gave me to … [Continue reading]

happy happy happy

MFT stamps & dies, Pretty Pink Posh dies & sequins, Lawn Fawn stamps & dies, Copic markers {ValByDesign, 2015}

Yesterday's Summer School lesson over at My Favorite Things was Composition: Focal Point, and yes, I participated! I created the second birthday card … [Continue reading]

Well Done!

Lawn Fawn {ValByDesign, 2015}

Hi Crafters! My card today for MarkerPOP! is for my awesome Dad for Father's Day! He grills a mean burger, or steak, or brat every time! When Lawn … [Continue reading]


MFT Stamps & Dies {ValByDesign, 2015}

I can't believe it - my 2 baby brothers are turning 30 this weekend!! I was 17 when they were born (yes, yes, do the math  - I've just revealed my age … [Continue reading]

You Make My Tail Wag

MFT stamps & dies, Lawn Fawn card base & dies, Copic markers {ValByDesign, 2015}

I made this Father's Day card for my step-dad, Larry; the lovely puppy featured in this card is my mom's and Larry's precious doggy, Miss … [Continue reading]

Happy Birthday Elephant

Jessica Weible {ValByDesign, 2015}

Here's a happy one for ya today... a Happy Birthday card using a Jessica Weible digi stamp, Happy Birthday Elephant! I printed out the image on … [Continue reading]


Lawn Fawn, Pretty Pink Posh {ValByDesign, 2015}

It's definitely Wedding Season, and I must be in a wedding mood, because I really had an urge to make this card for my post over on the MarkerPOP! … [Continue reading]

Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

Summer Coffee Lover's Blog Hop - Newton's Nook, Pretty Pink Posh, Copics, Distress Inks {ValByDesign, 2015}

I am loving all the coffee cards I'm seeing out there, so I decided to jump on the bandwagon!  I created a card for the Summer Coffee Lover's Blog … [Continue reading]

Pretty Pink Posh Watercolors Blog Hop – #2!

Lawn Fawn stamps & dies & paper, Pretty Pink Posh sequins, Mama Elephant dies, Distress Inks {ValByDesign, 2015}

Hi there! I have a second card for the Pretty Pink Posh Watercolors Blog Hop today (the first one is here)!  I created a graduatuion card for a … [Continue reading]

Yo… Ho Ho Ho

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It's time for another Challenge over at Christmas Stampin' All Year Long, and this one is being sponsored by SLS Lines on Etsy!   The Challenge … [Continue reading]

Pretty Pink Posh Watercolors Blog Hop

Pretty Pink Posh Watercolors Blog Hop ~ Tim Holtz Distress Inks, Mama Elephant stamps & dies, Pretty Pink Posh, sequins, embossing powder {ValByDesign, 2015}

Good morning, Crafters! I am absolutely thrilled to be participating in the Pretty Pink Posh Watercolors Blog Hop over on MarkerPOP!'s post! For … [Continue reading]

50 Year Anniversary Card

My Mind's Eye Fancy That collection {ValByDesign, 2015}

My mom had a 50 Year Anniversary party to go to, so she asked me to make a card for the couple; I enjoyed making this shaker card with the My Mind's … [Continue reading]

Thinking About You

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Oh my gosh, who is LOVING the Lawn Fawn Summer 2015 Release?! If you know me, then you KNOW I sure am! That milk carton die - eeeck!!!  OK, get … [Continue reading]

May Peace Be

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It's time for another Challenge over at Christmas Stampin' All Year Long, and the theme is Monochromatic! Our sponsor this week is Sparkle n' … [Continue reading]