What would we do without a greeting......card?

I just love to make my own greeting cards. There are endless possibilities. You can personalize them to fit the person or the occassion.

Friday, November 25, 2011

Cricut Card Challenge # 96

Hi Fellow Card Makers,
Here is my entry for the card challenge #96. I love the little Santa (my s) and his faithful companion Rudolph. I really like how this card turned out and it maybe my favorite one of all the Christmas cards I've made this year. I have completed all the cards for family and friends and each one is different. What a fun project that was. I enjoyed every minute of it. I hope everyone will enjoy the cards this year and know that they were made special for them.
Had a wonderful Thanksgiving with lots of good food and family. Look forward to getting the house ready for Christmas another of my favorite projects. Take care and I will post again soon. Hugs to you.   Kathy

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Happy Birthday to me! Card Challenge 1

Here we have a birthday card that I made. It is fitting as today is my birthday. Though I did not make this card for myself, it is one of the many birthday cards that I created. This is my style and my entry for the first card challenge. I will be posting some of the other new cards that I have created in the near future. I also have many wonderful Christmas cards that I made for the upcoming holiday season. I am getting ready for the holidays and have some awesome gifts this year in my creative lot. I will also post some of these as I think you might like seeing these crafts. Hope that you have a wonderful Thanksgiving day and lots of good food. See you soon.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Leaves keep fallin on my head

Hi All,
Here is my entry to the Paper Cutz Challenge # 115. The little bird is from 3 Birds on Parade. The background paper is from the fall pack from DCWV. The inside sentiment is Have a Fabulous Fall! I really like all the colors that pop out on this card as it really looks like fall. The challenge said lots of colors for the leaves, except no green or blue. I hope that it is OK for the little bird to be blue - kind of like a blue bird of happiness. Well here is offering. I hope you like it. Hugs to you.

Silhouettes on the card - not the shade

Hi all,
I thought I would put in a different kind of card to break up all the holiday cards. This is a nice little friendship card made with the Heritage cartridge. I think this card has an elegant look to it suited for a special lady. It was fun putting this one together. It is nice to see something different once and a while. I have been working on lots of Christmas cards and tags as well as some really wonderful gifts. I will post some of these items soon. Have been keeping very busy with all the fun craft items and ideas I have. I have also been doing some stamping as well. I am really liking how that is turning out. So untill next time - have a fun filled day.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

It was the night before Paul's birthday and all through the house!

Hi All,
It snowed here in Denver and so I thought a hint of Christmas was in order. It sure looks like Christmas outside. Here is a little card I made for this Christmas season. It is a little mouse with a great big present ready to give. Hope you like it. I will have lots more Christmas cards coming up. Take care and have a hugable day.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Puppy Card

Here is a cute little puppy dog card. I made this card some time ago, so I hope I can remember what I used. The dog came from the Cricut cartridge Four Legged Friends. The scallop background is from Elegant Edges. The patterened paper is from DCWV Pet stack and the punch is a Martha Stewart called stars. The little dog bones are some brads that I got some time ago. The inside sentiment is a friendship poem. I like the way this came out. It is a great card for a friend who has a furry friend. I hope you like it too. Until next time - have a hugable day.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Tea for two

Hi all,
I finally got some more of my cards downloaded and I will be adding them for you to see. I really like this little card. I am planning on giving it to a good friend very soon. I made the card with the Cricut cartridge  A Child's Year. I love the two little girls having tea. So cute. The background paper is from DCWV kitchen stack. I love the way this turned out. The inside sentiment is a little poem about having tea. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. I will post again soon.
May you have a hugable day.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Halloween Fun

Hello My Prettys,
Here is another of my Halloween cards. The inside has the sentiment "Bags fly free". I thought that was quite clever. I had fun making this card and the paper just seemed to fit this Cricut cut out. The witch is from Cricut's Happy Hauntings. The paper is from DCWV Ghosts and Goblins stack. The card was sent to my cousin who's husband works for an airline. I thought she would get a kick out of it. I have been back to making cards and it feels good to be back. I will have some more fun entries for you. I will keep at it. Hope you have a spooky and fun Halloween. Hugs to you all, Kathy

Thursday, October 6, 2011


Hi Everyone,
I'm finally back after a long pause in the action. I thought you might like to see one of my Halloween cards. I have some cute cards to share with you and I finally got them uploaded. This card was made with the Cricut cartridge called Happy Hauntings. This cartridge has loads of great images for Halloween. I really like how this little card came out. The background paper came from the DCWV pack Ghosts & Goblins. So Cute and spooky too.
I had a card party in late September and the gals made great Halloween cards to send to their friends and family. We will get together in early December for a Holiday card and tags party.
I will get some more of my cards displayed for you to see in the next few days. Hope you are having a wonderful fall. See you soon.

Monday, August 29, 2011

Someone New

What's better than a new card? A new puppy!!!  Here is a picture of my new grandpuppy. Her name is Smuckers - just like the jelly. She is a real sweetheart! She is a yellow lab and is 11 weeks old. She is getting along very well with her older brothers Pontius and Stoli. She likes to play and keeps up with the boys pretty well. I will be getting back to card making very soon and will have a new post for you. Thanks and see you soon.

Monday, August 15, 2011

Paper Cutz Challenge 104

Hi Everyone,
Here is my latest entry into the Paper Cutz Challenge. I had the best time making this card. I have wanted to make a card using the saddle shoes for the longest time. The cuts on this card came from the Nifty Fiftys cartridge. It has lots of fun images to choose from and most of the color choices fit perfectly with this challenge. The background paper is from the Colorbok stack that I think is called Brights. This stack has many cute and colorful papers in it. I like how the four colors for this challenge came out. I am happy with the results of this card and I hope you like it too. Until next time.  Hugs to you.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Cricut Card Challenge Thank you card

Hello Everyone,

Here is my entry for the Cricut Card Challenge. I used the Give A Hoot cartridge. I wanted to do something very different for this thank you card. I choose a color for the sentiment that matched the color on the background paper which is a DCWV paper. I like how it turned out. It is a little plain, but I could not see adding any more to this without spoiling the effect. I hope you like it. I had a great time coming up with the idea and creating it. Truly love hearing from all of you and joining in on these challenges. Look forward to what my come next. Until next time.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Paper Cutz Challenge

Hi Everyone,
I have my entry for this Paper Cutz Challenge. I used the Simply Charmed and Elegant Edges cartridges for this one. I like the blackboard background as it looks like school. I used more than three colors, but the challenge did not say only three colors. I like how the card turned out. I printed the sentiment out on my computer and it took a bit of doing, but it goes with the three color theme. I hope you like this one. I enjoy your comments. I still plan to get some of my other cards on my blog soon. I am however having fun with the challenges. See you next time.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Tutti-Fruitti Card Challenge

Today I have this cute little cherry card that I made. I used the Preserves cartridge for this card for the cherries and the circle in the background. I also used an  EK  punch for the border. The cherry paper came from the DCWV stack called All About Girls (really). I like how this card turned out. Cherries happened to be my favorite fruit, so of course I like this card. I hope you like it. I had a great time putting it together for this challenge. Inside the sentiment is "A cheery cherry hello". I have some other cards that I created and will be posting them very soon. Thanks for taking a look see. See you soon! 

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Under the Sea

Hi Everyone,

Here is my latest entry for the paper cutz challenge. It is a card with the theme of under the sea. I used the Create a Critter cartridge for the little octopus and the Paper Doll Dress up for the treasure chest. I have many more pictures to share with you. I finally got some more pictures of cards that I have completed and I will post those soon. I am still working on the Christmas cards as I want to use them for my holiday cards this year. I have many fun ideas for interesting cards to be made. I am still having so much fun with these and coming up with ideas for the card challenges. Thanks so much for all your wonderful comments.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Christmas Card for Challenge

I am posting this card again for the card challenge. I have been away from my cards as of late. I am getting back to them and will get some more new cards posted. I have some cute ones to share with you.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

My first card challenge

Here is my card for the Cricut Cardz Challenge. I really like how it turned out. I am happy with the picnic idea I chose. I used Nate's ABC's cartridge for the ants and the Preserves cartridge for the watermelon. I will be posting some more of my cards soon. I have many great ideas for fun cards to send to you my friends. I hope you enjoy this one. Take care and I'll blog you soon.  Kathy

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Getting ready for Christmas in July

I have been working on my Christmas cards and have a good start on them. My goal was to make two cards each week and then I should have enough when it is time to send them out. So far I have met that goal and exceeded it. I never hurts to have a little cushion. I really am having a ball putting these cards together. I have some more for viewing. I hope you enjoy seeing them as much as I enjoy creating them.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Another cute card

Here is another card that I made for my sister. I thought it turned out real cute. We both love to shop and so this card is very appropriate. Hope you like it.

Friday, June 24, 2011

My attempt to post one of my cards

I am going to try to post one of my cards that I made. I have been working on some cards for the holidays. I know it is still summer, but if I make a couple Christmas cards a week by the time I need to send them I will have enough. Christmas cards help to keep me cool in this summer heat.  I have many ideas for cards for the holidays so I know I will enjoy this project. Well here goes to try and post a picture. It looks like I may have succeeded. I hope you enjoy seeing my work. It sure is fun creating these cards. Until next time - have a wonderful life (from the movie of the same name) how Christmasy is that!

Monday, June 20, 2011

Cards, cards and more cards

Today I had friends over for a card making party. It was great fun for all and oh the cute cards that were made. I love hosting this event and I know my friends enjoy the time we spend together crafting. My hope is that I can get people sending cards and correspondence to friends and family again. I think with the availability of email this sometimes is becoming a lost art. I know I enjoy receiving this kind of mail and I think most people do. I will do my best to get people excited about reaching out and sending tangible cards and notes again. I will plan to get some of my cards uploaded and begin to post them here on my Blog so you can see what I am making theses days. See you soon

Friday, June 17, 2011

Touring the Midwest

I just returned from a two week tour of the midwest. Went to Indiana for a wedding and that was fun to see everyone. Also toured Ohio with sister-in-law and her husband. Saw some interesting places there (Longaberger Baskets and Malabar Farms. Had lots of good food on our trip. Also toured Michigan. Went to Bronners the World's Largest Christmas Store in Frankenmuth. Had a wonderful chicken dinner at Zendhers in Frankenmuth. It was a whirl wind two weeks and of course it is good to be home.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Making Cards is my passion

I have been working on my greeting cards and finished several this week. Some got sent to friends and family and others are in the finished card box. This box contains cards that are finished and have not yet found a home. I plan to use some as gifts and I know some will be sent out in my name. I just love it when I come up with a clever idea. I made a Rockies baseball birthday card for my friend MJ and also one for her husband. Such cool cards and perfect for these season ticket holders. I have been sending a lot of cards to my friend J. She is having a major life challenge right now and I want her to know I am thinking of her. I hope to  make a resergence of sending cards and notes to those we care about. It is becoming a lost art and that is a shame. I will pursue this goal and see if I can get things rolling again.

Friday, May 13, 2011

This is my first Blog!!!!

This is my first blog....I hope I am doing it right. This is a whole new adventure for me. I enjoy trying new technology. It shoud be fun to see how this goes. I will be interested in just how well I do in this endever.