Thursday, September 30, 2010

TSR Blog Hop

Hi everyone! I hope you're enjoying the TSR Mod Squad blog hop so far. I've found a fantastic sketch from Page Maps, way back from June 2009! I have been organised enough to file the older Page Maps sketches that I have printed out but can't seem to find the ones I just printed at the beginning of September! Oh well, I really like this sketch. I think Becky Fleck designed this card to be 3x8. I did my card 4x8 so it will fit in a letter sized envelope.

I used the Fancy Pants My Family kit from The Scrap Room's September kit. I used the Bazzill Lily Pad cardstock along with the Aunt patterned paper. I cut up words from the Family Words sheet and matted them on black cardstock. I made the card from the Bazzill, added a matte of Aunt and then used some of the Fancy Pants ribbon from the kit under the matted words.

I like this style of card which I can use as a general friendship card, a thank you or even a birthday card! And I love that I can use even the smallest pieces of paper (leftovers even) from a TSR kit to make a great looking card!

For your next stop on this blog hop, please visit Rebecca at her home on the web, Pieces of Me.

Happy October everyone! And Happy World Card Making Day (2 October!)

Sunday, September 26, 2010


I was telling Anthony and Conor this afternoon that I had started a blog. Conor asked how I knew how to start one and Anthony asked Conor how he knew what a blog was. Conor knows because of Club Penguin! So I showed Conor the blog to see what he thought ... his words when he saw the LO of him "I'm going to be famous". So I think he likes it!

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Autumn Ice Cream

Just finished this LO for the September THAW (Three a week) challenge over at Willow Traders .... thanks for the inspiration Julie! The challenge was to use 2 of red, orange, brown and yellow on a LO. I used a sketch by May Flaum to create this page ... Conor getting ice cream on a gorgeous autumn day 2 years ago. And he still gets so excited when he hears the Greensleaves music that the Mr Whippy vans play. I don't think he's ever once actually finished an ice cream, but that's OK!


I'm finally getting started with this whole blogging thing, thanks to my friends at TSR ( We are having a blog hop to celebrate TSR's 6th birthday and I couldn't let myself be left out of the fun!

Power Poppy June Challenge - Round and Round

When I saw this month's Power Poppy challenge on Kathy Jones' blog I knew I wanted to play along.  I have several sets of gorgeous...