December 12, 2010

Thank You Card

Here is a thank you card I made for Jessica,, for having such an awesome tag swap and letting me be a part of it.

(I sent it out with my package of tags.. I really hope she likes it and is surprised when she sees it.)

P.S. Once I reach 100 followers, I'm having a giveaway! So PLEASE tell everyone you know. I really appreciate everyone who visits my blog and leaves comments. Thank you!

December 9, 2010

"Wishing you a Pink Winter Wonderland" December Tag Swap/Challenge

Jessica, over at, is hosting a December Tag Swap and of course I had to join!

Robyn (My Pink Stamper),, is the Guest Tag Swapper!! HOW AWESOME IS THAT!

Circle tag (cut at 3") - Tags, Bags, Boxes & More Cricut cart
Reindeer (cut at 2") - Doodlecharms Cricut cart
"Merry Christmas" stamp (Michael's)
Red stickles (Michael's)
Red ribbon (WalMart)
Pink pigment ink "Rosebud" (brushed along the edges)

Head on over to Jessica's site to read up on the challenge. You still have time to add your creation to Mr. Linky. (The prize winner gets a stamp set from My Pink Stamper)

December 6, 2010

Birthday Challenge

Robyn AKA MyPinkStamper,, is having a birthday challenge! (And of course, she has a prize)

This challenge fell at such an awesome time, because it's my brother in law's birthday also! He LOVES Superman.. so I had to use my Superman Cricut Cartridge.


Thank You Dina!

So as you guys know, I was gone for a week during the Thanksgiving holidays. I barely came across a comment from Dina,, awarding me with a 'Stylish Blogger Award'. Thank you so much Dina!!

Things about myself:
1. I'm a sucker for chocolate covered almonds.
2. I love rock music and love concerts/live shows.
3. I love my son with all my heart!
4. I'm blessed to be married to such a wonderful man. (I'm a stay at home mom)
5. I have the best mother in law a daughter in law could have!
6. I do not like liars.
7. I do not like rude people.
8. I appreciate everyone for coming to my blog & becoming a follower.

I'm sharing this award with:

To accept this award you must..
1. Thank and link back to the person who awarded it.
2. Share 8 things about yourself.
3. Pay it forward to 8 bloggers you have discovered.
4. Contact those bloggers and tell them about your award.

Blog Candy

Bonnie over at ,, is having an A-W-E-S-O-M-E blog candy giveaway! Become a follower & check out her blog so you can be part of the fun!

(P.S. I am having a giveaway when I reach 100 followers. So spread the word, ya heard! lol)

December 1, 2010

Christmas Card using Create A Critter

OH MY, I feel like I've been neglecting my blog AND Cricut machine! I was out of town for a whole week, during the Thanksgiving holidays, and barely started getting back into the swing of things.

I want to share a Christmas card I made, but first I have to share some photos from our trip!

Me & my son visited my mother in law, in Waxahachie, Tx. (about an hour from Arlington & Dallas). While there I heard about "ICE! A Charlie Brown Christmas" going on in Grapevine, Tx. at the Garylord Hotel. Being the B-I-G Peanut fan I am.. WE HAD TO GO!!

EVERYTHING WAS MADE OF ICE! And boy was it COLD in there! I had such a good time, I really hope they do this again. I'd DEFINATELY be there!

So while on my trip, me & my mother in law went Black Friday shopping. I picked up a Gypsy ($99.99) & Create A Critter Cricut cart ($37.99) at Michael's! I was so excited because both of these items have been on my wish list!

With that being said, here is my Christmas card:

Don't you just love this reindeer!? HE'S ADORABLE! I LOVE this cart!

November 20, 2010

"Put A Little Pink" (challenge #32)

My son was invited to a birthday party today, so I made a gift card holder.

And what perfect timing, because Jenny, over at, is having a challenge. The rules were to use PINK.

Sponsor for the challenge: 'The Stamps of Life'

Head on over and join in on the fun! She has some awesome blog candy!

November 19, 2010

Hello Thursday November + a giveaway!

Joy, over at, who is also an Hello Thursday Artist (as well as Robyn, Tammy and Melanie), is showcasing the new Cricut Lite cartridges (that are going to be available at WalMart during Black Friday, for $20!) AND she's having an awesome giveaway!

Head on over to her blog, become a follower, leave her a comment, and enter for YOUR chance to win!

Please stop by the other ladies' blogs as well.. they too are having awesome giveaways! Here are their links: - Robyn - Tammy - Melanie

BTW! Remember to invite everyone you know to come and follow my blog. ONCE I REACH 100 FOLLOWERS.. I'M HAVING A GIVEAWAY!! So spread the word, ya heard! HAHA

November 16, 2010

Tuesday Challenge #16 (MadeByMomo)

A couple days ago I had just gotten the new Seasonal Thanksgiving Cricut Cartridge (that I ordered from OhMyCrafts) in the mail. And I hadn't used it until tonight.. which is perfect timing because this weeks challenge is to make anything with a Turkey! The cartridge has a lot of cute cut outs.. even the phrases!

Here's the inside of the card:

BTW! When I reach 100 followers.. I AM HAVING A GIVEAWAY! I'm still gathering & stocking up on items for it. Once I do, I will post a picture! Thanks!

Blog Love Giveaway

Just wanted to let you guys know that Suz, over at, is having an awesome giveaway!!

You have four potential ways to enter to win. (You DO NOT need to do all four though)

Here's a picture of her goodies:

So head on over & join in on the fun!!

November 15, 2010

One Happy Camper!

So I just checked my mail and guess what was there!?

That's right, you guessed it! The goodies I won (during the Inking Pink Blog Hop) with Scrap Garden AKA Jamie.. AND the Seasonal Thanksgiving Cricut Cartridge I purchased from Oh My Crafts!! I am just blown away at how JAM PACKED Jamie's package was!

I am also EXCITED to break in my Cricut Cartridge! I do not know what I am going to create.. but I will post pictures later.

The Thank You card she sent me is just adorable as well! Thanks again SO much Jamie!

November 9, 2010

Helping hand

My friend Jessica over at would really like our help!

Her Facebook status reads: "I just received a note asking for our help in creating cards for a sweet little 3 year old named Bradley who was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Let's help to put a smile on his face by sending a card or even a small gift if you can. I truly appreciate anyone that can help. Please share this post. Let's make a difference in this little boy's life." With that being said.. this is the card I sent out to little Bradley yesterday.

You can send your cards & gifts to:
Bradley Allen
2002 NW 9th Street
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

Let's show little Bradley that he is in our thoughts & prayers!

P.S. I am planning a giveaway when I reach 100 followers! HOW AWESOME IS THAT!? So spread the word, get all your friends to follow me so we can reach that number! Thanks again guys!

November 3, 2010

2nd Blog Anniversary…CANDY…WHOO HOO….CANDY….

Kellie Winnel is having an amazing giveaway over on her blog!

She's celebrating her 2 year "anniversary" for her blog. So head on over, join her site, and leave her awesome comments. GOOD LUCK!

Sweet Blogger Award

Don't you just love this beautiful award!? I DO! And I have Monica Flores to thank for it. She left a wonderful comment on my "Inking Pink Blog Hop" post.

It reads as follows: "Hey Terrie!!! Thank you for always making us aware of all the cool challenges that are going on. Also thank you for posting all of your cool crafts. I will always love that lil green monster!! That Mike is just to darn cute!

So for this I would like to award you with the "Sweet Blogger" award. you deserve this and so much more. If you accept please stop by and let me know. I'll be sending the award your way."

So that being said.. I LOVE THIS AWARD! Thank you so much for all the visitors & wonderful comments you guys leave me!

October 26, 2010

Inking Pink Blog Hop

So there's this AWESOME blog hop going on, Patty's Crafty Spot -, and I'd really love for you guys to head on over & hop along!

1 in 8 woman will be diagnosed with Breast Cancer.. We are grandmothers, granddaughters, mothers, daughters, aunts, sisters, best friends, wives, cyber-friends and design team teammates. Many of us have family or friends touched by breast cancer and all of us want to encourage all of you to check yourself!

There are PLENTY of wonderful ladies who are giving away some blog candy.. and let me tell you, THEY'RE ALL AWESOME!! So please head on over, become followers, comment, and help us spread awareness!

October 22, 2010

Hello Thursday PLUS giveaway


Joy over at,, is having an AWESOME giveaway!! She's introducing the new cartridges for November (Hello Thursday) and is also having a giveaway. So if you aren't already a follower and/or subscriber to her blog, PLEASE head on over & become a friend. She also has a Facebook page!/pages/Obsessed-With-Scrapbooking/112384945438504?v=wall


So again.. please head on over and participate!

October 20, 2010

DCWV 12x24 Adhesive Paper Giveaway

Hey guys! DCWV are having an AWESOME giveaway!!

They also teamed up with Robyn AKA My Pink Stamper..

So you have DOUBLE the chances to win. So head on over to BOTH their blogs to enter yourself in the drawing. Good luck!!

October 14, 2010

Halloween Coffin

So I was creeping over at Nicole's Blog,, and she had the CUTEST coffin box project! She was kind enough to post the link she got the layout from.

I only made one to see how it came out.. and I love it! This will be my gift to my son for Halloween. Of course he'll only be interested in the candy inside! HAHA

October 12, 2010

ATG Gun Giveaway

Helen AKA Crafting Cricut Mom is having an AWESOME giveaway!!

Go on over to her blog, become a follower, and leave her a comment to be entered. GOOD LUCK!

Crafting Cricut Mom

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

I got the recipe and bag idea from My Pink Stamper. The cookies look funky after they're baked.. but they are really good! If you like pumpkin pie and chocolate, you'll like these cookies.

My Pink Stamper

Visit Robyn for the full recipe & her awesome creations!!

Country Life Cricut Cartridge Giveaway!

Dorcas, over at 4 Crafty Angels, is having an awesome giveaway! Please go over to her blog and follow her to join in on the fun. All you have to do is leave her a comment, and if you post about the giveaway on your blog you get an extra entry, for a chance to win. Good luck!

4 Crafty Angels

October 11, 2010

MPS Winter Challenge

Robyn aka My Pink Stamper is having an Winter Challenge.. and here is my submission. Hope you guys enjoy!

Go over to her page (her blinkie is to the left of my page) and join in on the fun! She will randomly pick a winner who will receive the Winter Frolic Cricut Cartridge. So go.. HURRY!! lol

Happy Halloween Slider

I remember watching a video (awhile back) from My Pink Stamper, making an apple cider slider and I thought it was a really neat idea. Especially for close friends and family.. and maybe even stocking stuffers for Christmas (using hot cocoa)

I wanted to make a Halloween themed slider, using apple cider, but I had NONE on hand and couldn't find any at my local super market. So I ended up using instant oatmeal.

I made this slider for my close friend.. who also happens to be my neighbor. I really hope she likes it as well as you guys. Thank you for stopping bye!

Here is a link to the video:

October 8, 2010

The Original Scrapbox Giveaway

The Original Scrapbox is celebrating Back to School with an awesome new product– "The Paper Tower"! ( The Paper Tower was designed as a companion to the Workbox and Craftbox line of brilliant storage solutions from The Original Scrapbox. Enter to win a prize package worth $50.00 and one entry into the grand prize drawing for a Paper Tower of your choice of color.

Please visit Sarah AKA Pink Cricut, over on her blog, for more details!

Giveaway open from October 8, 2010 to October 14, 2010 at 11:59pm MST

October 7, 2010

Mike Wazowski

So last night I was going through the Mini Monsters Cricut booklet, since I JUST received it in the mail & never broke it in. The 3rd "monster" (page 30) caught my eye! The FIRST thing that came to mind was Mike Wazowski (from Disney's Monsters Inc.)! I was so excited I got straight to cutting & glueing! lol

I cut him out at 3", cut off the middle two legs, added his googley eye. His mouth was cut (2") from Layer 1 (page 39) "Goblin".

I really hope you guys love him.. as much as I do!


October 6, 2010

Just Hanging Around

I recently got the Mini Monsters Cricut cartridge and decided to make a VERY easy and simple card.

The card measures 9" x 6". Score @ 4 1/2"
Pattern paper is cut @ 5 3/4" x 4 1/4"

The cob web/spider is cut @ 3 1/2", using my Cricut machine (# 47 on Mini Monsters)
I used my spots & dots Cuttlebug embossing folder
I added some ribbon with a bow & of course googley eyes

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Had a very shiny nose. And if you ever saw him, you would even say it glows. LIKE A LIGHT BULB! haha

Hey guys, isn't this reindeer ADORABLE!? Turned Gypsy is having a Christmas Challenge (using red & white) over on her blog.

The card I made was very simple. It's an 11" x 4 1/2" S Fold card.
Score @ 5 1/2 " and 2 3/4
Red cardstock is cut @ 4 1/4" x 2 1/2" AND 5 1/4" x 4 1/4"
Pattern paper cardstock is cut @ 4 1/4" x 2 1/2" AND 3 1/4" x 3 1/4"
White cardstock is cut @ 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" AND 4 x 3 1/4"

October 3, 2010

Did I hear GIVEAWAY!? is having an awesome giveaway!! They are totally going to make it to 1000 followers!.. How kool is that!? So if you'd like to participate head on over & join the fun!!

October 1, 2010

BIG Birthday Wishes

So after attempting my FIRST SFold card, I FELL IN LOVE! I recently bought the Doodlecharms, Robotz, Superman & Mini Monsters Cricut Cartridges & one of my friends' birthday is today, so I thought I'd use my new cartridges. I really hope she likes her birthday card I will be sending in the mail (late I know), but she'll get it and know I didn't forget! As always, I LOVE to receive your comments and personal tips on how to make my cards better. :) Thank you so much for looking and following me.


September 29, 2010

Create A Card Challenge

Mary, over at Cardz TV, is having a giveaway! The challenge is NOT TO USE YOUR CRICUT! That's unheard of, I know! lol But go and join.. so we can see what you came up with.


Spooky Giveaway!

DCWV is having a giveaway!! PLEASE go to, follow & subscribe to her blog.. and join in on the fun! (They also have a Facebook)

S Fold Halloween Card

So there's been a WILD buzz about SFold/ZFold cards and I thought to myself "Okay! I HAVE to attempt to make one!" And of course the first thing that came to mind was HALLOWEEN! haha I went on YouTube and found so many tutorials on how to make them.

I really like the way mine came out. I LOVE vampires.. so my pumpkin had to be one. LOL I'd really appreciate comments on what you REALLY think about it. (I'm always looking for a challenge to do, so your honest comments makes me feel good so I can strive to make another card better) Thanks so much guys!


OH BTW! Does anyone or has anyone ever had trouble with their Cuttlebug!? If you look closely in my pictures, the lime green cardstock, how it came out kinda like tearing the paper.? I want to know if anyone has ever had this problem and if so.. how to fix it. Thanks!

September 23, 2010

5 Million Celebration Challenge

"Can you believe that My Pink Stamper has really reached 5 million hits?" Sounds like Robyn is EXCITED. And she should be! Today's challenge has to feature a bird. Yes that's right people.. a bird! I was really torn as to what bird to use.. and I settled with a turkey. As you all know Halloween is my all time favorite holiday. But I gotta say Thanksgiving is up there as well.. who doesn't love food!? HAHA Anyways, I made a Thanksgiving card for this challenge. So if you guys want to play along and/or if you are not a follower of MyPinkStamper.. PLEASE head on over to her site & join!


Star Blog Award

This came as a total shock to me but THANK YOU SO MUCH Sheena for this award. I'd also like to thank you for becoming a follower of mine! I really appreciate all the comments on my blog.

Here are the rules:
Once you picked up your award, please post it on your blog and answer these two questions:

1. The best project I ever made was...

I picked this card because I LOVE the embossment to it. I LOVE Halloween so this card just suits me well.

2. I like to craft because...
It relaxes me. I first starting scrapbooking but when I discovered card making.. I couldn't get enough! I love to just sit down, blast my music and make cards!

"Then select 3 people to award the blog award to. Post their names and blog addresses and go leave a comment on their blog. The award winner will pick up their star, who will then do the same thing"

My three picks are:
1. Madison
2. Jessica
3. Nicole

September 21, 2010

DCWV Giveaway

Pink Cricut & DCWV are having an AWESOME giveaway! Head on over to their blogs and enter for YOUR chance to win and to check out their CUTE projects!

September 19, 2010

Halloween Card

So a couple of days ago I went to my local Michael's and bought myself a Cuttlebug! (I used my 50% off coupon and only paid $39.99 for it! Awesome huh!?) I had already told myself I was only buying ONE embossing folder for it.. since I knew I could find CHEAP ones online. As you can see, I ended up buying the Spots & Dots folder. Prior to this day I had found and bought A LOT of Halloween scrapping supplies (also at Michael's) so I automatically thought "I HAVE to make a Halloween card"! lol And I have to say I LOVE the way it came out! What do you guys think!?

How to:
Card (orange cardstock)- cut @ 5 3/4" x 9"
Black cardstock (embossed with Spots & Dots)- cut @ 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
Green bat cardstock (Holiday pack I found at my local WalMart for $5)- cut @ 5 1/2" x 1"
Pumpkin (Stretch Your Imagination Cricut Cart)- cut @ 3"
The Happy Halloween ribbon & purple "rhinestones" were bought at Michael's and I added the google eyes to the pumpkin, to make him look funky.

September 12, 2010

MPS September 11th Challenge

Hey guys! As we all know, September 11th has got to be the saddest day here in America. I still, to this day, remember exactly what I was doing when I heard what happened (on tv). I'd like to THANK all of our military men and women who risk their lives and work so hard everyday to protect us and our country! GOD BLESS AMERICA and our troops!
( - head on over if you'd like to participate in her challenge)

August 28, 2010

My Pink Stamper Winter Challenge

Hi guys! I made this "Winter Card" for the challenge over at My Pink Stamper (I have her blinkie on the left side of my blog). Everyone who enters one project will be in the drawing to win her NEW Winter Punnies stamp set! HOW AWESOME IS THAT!? So head on over and play along as well!

August 17, 2010

My Pink Stamper DVD Vol 2 Give Away!!!

I follow Craft-e-Corner for my chances to win a My Pink Stamper DVD. Enter for your chance at:

P.S. If you enter, please let them know I sent you.

August 13, 2010

I Want to Win a Cricut Cart..

I WANT TO WIN A CRICUT CARTRIDGE.. SO HELP ME OUT GUYS! PLEASE! lol Click on the "Paper Crafts by Candace" link, "Like" her page and leave a comment that I'm the one who referred you. As many people as I get.. is how many times I get entered to win! I do not have this cart.. and would LOVE to have it! Thanks SO much! :)

August 11, 2010

Hearstrings Design Team blog hop

Hi guys! Just wanted to let you know the "Heartstrings Design Team" (SIX creative and talented woman) are having another AWESOME blog hop. Head on over to to play along and for further details! (There are some giveaways) Hope you enjoy! :)

Oh yeah, before I forget, PLEASE remember to "follow" these talented ladies and leave comments! We all REALLY enjoy comments! :)

August 10, 2010

My package has arrived!

I received a package from Beth @Stinkin' Sweet Scrappin', and it is so cute! I still have no idea what to do with it.. decorating it wise, but everything that came with it is JUST SO CUTE! I LOVE the paper, buttons and brads!! Thanks Beth!