1,000 hits!!

Because 1,000 of you have visited me, I’m offering up something for you. Leave me a little comment, favorite recipe, favorite card/scrapbook blog site, and on Friday, May 2nd–I will have random.org choose a BLOG CANDY winner!! You will receive a little package from me, complete with materials to make your own OSW cards. Comment away!!!!

Kristen 😉

I’ve decided to extend the deadline for commenting–a few have e-mailed me with trouble commenting, so I want to give them time and others as well.  But with only 10 comments so far–it looks like some pretty good odds!   I’ll wait until May 6th to draw a number.


Fruit Stripe Gum

Remember that gum that they used to make?  It was white (if you want to call it that) and had different stripes of flavor down the middle and sides?  That’s what this paper reminded me of!  Okay, so I grew up in the 80’s and remember things like that!  Anyway–they are up for sale, maybe they will bring back that memory to someone else too!


After making a ladybug card for last week’s WSC, I liked the paper so much, that I decided to use the leftovers to make more cards.

Animal Train!

These are some more cards I made using the Nana’ Kids stack from DCWV.  My son really enjoys elephants, so I thought I could make some–for his birthday invitations maybe???

Polka-Dotted Basket

This is a basket I made following a tutorial I found on Cambria Turnbow’s stamping site-Stamp A Little Love Baby!

I’ve Cleaned!!

After LOTS of hard work, I’ve cleaned up my card/scrapping area.  I’m pretty excited about it being this clean–I almost don’t want to make any cards, just so it can stay this way!  Some new things I’ve added….my Cricuit of course, the blue divided box is from IKEA (if you haven’t been to IKEA by the way–you need to go–it’s organizational heaven!!), I also put together a small basket of the tools I use all the time (tape runner, scissors, pop dots, glue dots, stapler, tacky tape, eyelet setter/tools, mats, etc).  I got a few new jars too when I was at IKEA-they are great for storing extra long ribbons or scraps of ribbon.  My favorite addition is my paper box.  I’ve organized all my scraps by color (red/pink, orange, yellow, etc.) and I have two folders for holiday patterned paper and regular patterned paper–I’ll need to refine that some, but that’s for another day!  I also didn’t show pictures before of the carts under my paper area, that’s where I store all my wheels, extra adhesive, chipboard, eyelets, brads, items for flower pot pens, and all that other extra stuff that doesn’t have a home anywhere else.  Click on the pictures to make them bigger–bet you can’t find anything out of place now!! 🙂

WSC #44

Here’s my submission for Beate’s Weekend Sketch Challenge #44.  It’s been a few weeks since I’ve had time to actually sit down and try one of these–too busy, I tell ya!  My son really likes ladybugs and my Kinder. kids will be learning about them next week, so that was my theme-ladybugs! Of course I used the Cricuit–the lady bud and two green flowers were cut using it.  The pink flower is a foam sticky flower left over from last Easter.  The ladybug DSP is from DCWV Nana’s Kids stack, and the light pink is from Hobby Lobby.  The green color and pink were scraps, although I think the pink might be Pink Passion from SU!  Enjoy!