Wednesday, November 28, 2007

My Elf name is :

Your Elf Name Is...

Freckles Helper

Got my Elf name changed as I did not like the last one !

Monday, November 26, 2007

Christmas Treat Card

We made these fun treat cards at our Tuesday night stamping class last week , my friend Chris taught us how to make these . They are very fun and easy to make .
The Santa image has glitter on all the parts that are usually white such as beard etc. , main image and shiney gold piece are mounted on pop dots . The red piece is 5.5" x 3.25" and scored at 3"& 3.5" , use a tiny hole punch to make holes for the gold thread to go thru . Tissue paper was used on this for the pockets but I would recommend to use DP , cut a piece about 5"x 5" and fold to make a double pocket for candy , tea or whatever you want to tuck into the pockets . Ribbon is about 20 inches long . Hope these instructions are not to vague , if you have any questions please let me know .

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Happy Thanksgiving !

Sorry for no new posts lately , but I am in Idaho visiting my family for the Thanksgiving holiday , I will have a new post of something pretty cool when I return on Sunday .
Have a great weekend !

Friday, November 16, 2007

I am an elf !

This is too funny you must try it !

Wednesday, November 14, 2007


On the 13th of November I received an email update from Julia Stainton's blog which I had subscribed to months ago , I clicked on the link and it said Christmas Card Kit Winners…. I scrolled down and read on and it said : My first winner, the winner of the Basic Grey 6x6 Figgy Pudding pad and the Lizzie Anne Designs Joy to the World stamp set and a few other goodies, is number 135. Congratulations Lastel! I about fell off my chair , I think I was in shock ! How thrilling and exciting , it was the first time I had ever won blog candy , and I have tried on dozens of blogs for several months now and no luck , but today was my lucky day .
Then at 1:14 am on the 14th I received an email update from Paper Pleasing Ideas , Reneejul1's blog which read , We're Payin' It To...
#196 - Lastel/STAMPINSTEL who said
Wow, 300,000 hits, congrats ! I hope someday my blog will be as popular. Thanks for all the inspiration you provide and for offering a chance to win such a cool prize !
I had won a $25.00 gift certificate to , again I about fell off my chair when I read my name as the winner . Now how often does one win something twice in a 24 hour period ? I think not very often ! I am thrilled to have been chosen the winner of these prizes ! Both of these fine young ladies are awesome stampers and you must check out their blogs if you have not already , and please go check out as well , they have some great deals going on right now .

Monday, November 12, 2007

SC141 TOPS Pal Birthday Card

After reading Papersmiles blog contest about using DP as the main attraction of the card , I decided to pick an SCS challenge to inspire me , and I needed a card for a TOPS pals birthday , so this is what I came up with . Seems like it needs something , but I did not want to cover up this pretty paper . Main image is popped up with pop dots .
Stamps : Happy Everything -used on the inside
Paper : K&Company , Various other CS-some textured
Flowers & brad : Making Memories & Greenhouse/American Crafts

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Pay It Forward

Last week I received this Pay It Forward RAK from Donna Baker (pictured above) after signing up for her Pay It Forward game . I agreed to Pay It Forward to 5 other people who will agree to post it on their blogs and Pay It Forward to 5 people , so if you want to play , let me know and send me your name and address , so I can send a couple goodies to you .

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

SC148 Season of Joy

These 2 cards were made as a project for my tuesday night class with my stamping buddies . They loved this project . I used SCS sketch challenge #148 for the layout , but turned it on it's side . I was not paying close attention to what I was pasting down and switched the top layers from the way I wanted to put them , so I will be making another set and make them the way I entended these to be . It is hard to see in the picture , but there is DD glitter on the tree and star .
The main image is stamped on the white cs then again on another piece and the cut out and is raised up with 3-d glue dots , as is the entire main image panel This is a very simple quick card to make .
Supplies used :
Stamps : Season of Joy
Paper : Wisper White , Purely Pom., Wild Wasabi , DCWV winter matstack
Ink : Wild Wasabi , Purely Pomegranite
accessories : gold organdy ribbon , DD glitter , glue pen , glue dots

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Sparkly Joy

October was a crazy month for me and I was unable to stamp and post as much as I would like to have done , but I do finally have something .
I had to opportunity to join a swap with my uplines yahoo group , no special theme and NVR , so this is the card I came up with , it is my first time using my circle scallop punches and my new set of stamps . I like how it turned out . The scan does not show the glitter very well .
Supplies used are :
Mega and Giga scallop punches
Illuminations stamp set
Baroque Burgandy Ink
DCWV Winter Matstack
Non SU! CS
DD Glitter
Satin ribbon
White gel pen

I am hoping to be able to post on a more regular basis very soon . Thanks for looking !

When I reach 1000 hits I will be offering some Blog candy , so stay tuned !