Ready, Set... Create!

I was published in the June/July issue of Ready Set Create!, an scrapbooking and card making Ezine.

I have 5 free downloads of the magazine to GIVE AWAY so I thought I'd offer it up to all my readers! Normally, the magazine is only accessible through a paid subscription but for getting my work published in the Ezine, I got 5 free downloads.

Leave a comment below (at least your first name and an EMAIL address please) and I will send the FIRST FIVE PEOPLE who leave a comment a link to the download the magazine.

Congrats to....
1. Donna
2. Ali
3. Sherry
4. Anne Marie
5. Jessica

Sweet Pea Scraps ~ June Reveal

Here are all my creations using the Sweet Pea Scraps June kit. There were so many wonderful colours in the kit this month!

Tickle Kiss:

Summer Gift:

Purple Cards:

Hello Birdie Cards:


Budding Botanist:


Thanks for looking!


Congrats to Tammydee... #6 from was chosen!

Contact me for your coupon code.

Congrats Tammy!

Give Away!!!

I have a $10 off coupon for Cupcake Scrapshop to give away today.

This is a company based in the U.S., so if you are interested in a chance to win this coupon, leave me a comment below, attach your name and a way to get a hold of you and I will draw a random winner tonight..... sometime after 8pm EST.

Good luck!!


Got Sketch?.... Sketch 63

This week Valerie's sketch for "Got Sketch?" featured a 5x7 photo... which I love! So I went hog wild with fun colours, lots of details and layers.

"In His Element":

PP: Pink Paislee, Scenic Route, KI Memories
Chipboard, Journal Spots: Maya Road
Paint: Ranger
Stickers: Scenic Route
Rain Drops: Fiskars

Been Busy.... but here's Sneaky Peaky's....

I've been scrapping away but most of my stuff can't be revealed since it's for contests or design team reveals.

Here's a little sneak peak of the page for Random Chaos for tomorrow....

Here's a sneak peak of my page for Valerie Salmon's next "Got Sketch?".....

This is a sneaky peaky for a blog that I have been asked to submit a sketch to... more to come in June for this one....

This is a page I created for Scrapperie's "The Ghaunlet" contest for round three. I moved on to round four and it's going to be a great challenge to work on this week.

I hope you'll continue to check out "So Sketchy" as I have some news coming up soon! The contest for May is still going on. Check out the details here.

Have a great Sunday!

Elephant Shoes Card

I made this card for the Sketch This contest to celebrate Janelle's 50th post!

We had to make a card or layout using the sketch provided and this is what I came up with...

Isn't it cute???

The Best Thing to Do in Your PJs....

** WELCOME!! **
**Click the header to see more of my blog! **

Okay... so this is what we did on our first morning of the long weekend here....

Nothin' beats throwin' on your rubber boots in your pajamas and jumping in the puddles!!!

Hope you're having a great weekend so far!


A Few Cards...

I created these two cards using the CPS's card sketches....

Sketch #64:
Paper: Scenic Route, Fancy Pants
Rub-on: Creative Imaginations
Butterfly: Jenni Bowlin
Gems: Craft
Stamp: Prima
Cardstock: Prism

Sketch #63:
Paper: Pink Paislee, Scenic Rout
Cardstock: Prism, Bazzill
Rub-on: Creative Imaginations
Ribbon: May Arts
Die Cut: Spellbinders
Embossing: Cuttlebug
Ink: VersaMagic

Yuppers.... SO Sketchy!

I love to sketch so..........

Welcome to my new sketch blog..... click the image to go to the new site!
I sure hope you'll come and visit!

Sweet Pea Scraps ~ May Reveal

The Sweet Pea Scraps May kit is STUNNING this month! It's packed FULL of incredible papers, cardstock, embellishments and not one but TWO sets of alphabets!

Here are the pages I created with the kit this month.....



"Happily Ever After"
Photo by Heidi Brand

"Family Bike Ride"
Scraplift of Janine Langer's "Memories" layout.

"New Ride"
Chipboard sprockets not included in the kit. Using sketch design #59 by Valerie Salmon.


Don't forget that the Sweet Pea Vine hosts challenges every month. Each week a new challenge is posted. All you have to do is create the challenge and post a comment to the thread about your entry (with a link) or email your creation to Kristin and Julie and you could win a fabulous prize!

*** A SUPER BIG thank you to both Kristin and Julie for donating a prize to the ISA International Scrapbooking Association's crop this past week! Your prize is amazing and the winner will be super impressed with their prize package! Thank you both again!!!

My Scrappy Dream and A Blog Candy Winner!

I sure hope you all had a great and creative filled weekend this past couple of days. I know I did! I was hopping all over cyber space.

Don't forget to check out the CCAS Blog or the ISA, we're still scrapping until tonight.

I was up late the last two nights flipping from YouTube scrappy video to scrappy video. I've been watching a lot of stamping and card making videos using lots of wood mounted stamps. And I think I over did it! You see I "dream scrapped" last night.... yup..... am I the only one to do this????

The basis of my dream was that you had to create a stamped card to get in the door of this amusement park. My DH and DS were with me and for some reason got in the door without incident. Me, on the other hand, the card hostess was giving me lots more things to add to my card, more than anyone else, before I could enter the amusement park! She kept making me add stamped polka dots to my card, one by one and I was getting frustrated that I couldn't get it done. I could see my family on the other side of the glass having fun without me. I finally stood up and told her, "Wood mounted stamps suck and this is why I use clear acrylic stamps! You can SEE what you're doing!!"

Okay..... seriously!!! No more YouTube at 2 in the morning for me! WEIRD DREAM!!! LOL!!!!

And now..... the news you have all been waiting for...... my NSD blog candy winner.......


The winner is.......

That means.... the lucky winner is REDMOM..... Lisa!!!! Congrats Lisa!!!

I won't be able to send your goodies right away, they have to be shipped here first! But I will make it worth your while! I promise!!!

Happy, Happy Day!

Happy International Scrapbooking Day everyone!

Don't forget about my blog candy post below!

Have a great weekend!!!

NSD Happenings...

Yup... this Saturday, May 3rd is "National Scrapbooking Day"! and of course there are celebrations all over the place this weekend!

Over at the CCAS Blog, we are having a celebration filled with inspiring challenges, lots of prizes and sharing of our passion for the craft of scrapbooking! We will be posting 9 challenges throughout the entire weekend, starting tomorrow morning, for everyone to partake in! We have an awesome grand prize of a Clip-It-Up for you to win!!! Come and check out the blog... we have been giving away prizes all week to get everyone excited!!! (Today we have some COOL blog candy up for grabs!)


We're celebrating at the International Scrapbooking Association with a weekend long crop with challenges, make n'takes, games and lots of prizes too! Come and check out all the fun starting tomorrow evening!!!

Hope to see everyone there!

Now.... to celebrate NSD this weekend, I'm giving away some blog candy too! Since I have been super lucky with receiving blog candy this past month of April, I thought I ought to give away some goodies of my own! Some Bazzill chipboard keys, 2 Prima journaling stamps, and some Hero Arts rhinestones and stamps set. ** Subject to my order going through tomorrow of course!

UPDATE: The one single Prima stamp was out of stock. I will replace it with some other goodies!

To enter into the blog candy draw, please leave a comment below before midnight on Sunday night (EST) and tell me what you are doing to celebrate NSD! I will post a winner of the goodies sometime early next week. Please leave me a link to your blog or your email address so I know how to contact you to claim your goodies!

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