Click HERE for the Scrappy Friends January "This Month In History" Challenge!!!

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

3 Generations ~ It's All Relative Challenge

I completed this page for my Random Wednesday ~ "It's All Relative" Challenge over at Colorful Creations.
I love the Cambridge Collection from Bo Bunny and thought it was the perfect paper for this photo of my son, his father and my grandson Jayson. 

Saturday, January 15, 2011

"It's All About Love"

It's just a month before Valentines Day and the Cutting Cafe is sponsoring the "It's All About Love" Project Challenge over at Colorful CreationsThe Cutting Cafe has a wonderful cutting files and images to use to make a special gift or card for those special people in your life.  Head on over to Colofrful Creations for details on the challenge. Regina owner of the Cutting Cafe has generously offered to provide the winner of this challenge (3) sets from her online store. Also, stop by the Cutting Cafe and check out all of Regina's wonderful cutting files and images.  Here is what I made using the Cutting Cafe's Heart Goodie Bag cutting file:
You have until Jan 31, 2011 to create a project and post your entry in the "It's All About Love" Challenge at Colorful Creations to be entered into the prize drawing.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Double Trouble... Oh Oh 7

I love My Mind's Eye Alphabet Soup Collection and it was the perfect paper to use with this adorable photo of my grandson Jayson.  I created this layout for Colorful Creations Blog Challenge #7 .  The challenge is to create a layout or card using a sketch created by DT Kathy Floen.  The challenge runs from Jan 5th - January 25th. 

Here is her sketch:
and here is my take on this sketch:

Not Lucky...Just Blessed

Brenshevia is hosting a weekly Guest Designer Sketch Series challenge at Colorful Creations.  This week's guest designer is Elizabeth Carney.
Here's the sketch by Tamara Wheeler:
and her is my take on the sketch...

Head on over to Colorful Creations and check out this weekly sketch challenge.  You have to complete 3 of the 4 monthly sketch challenges to be entered into the monthly prize drawing.  This month's challenge is being sponsored by CropChocolate...they will be generously providing the winner a $25.00 gift certficate to their online store. 

Wednesday, January 12, 2011


The Design Team at Colorful Creations has really been busy this month hosting challenges.  I love this layout I created for Rochelle's Monday Mixer "Let's Get Misty" Challenge.

My page is created using photos of my youngest grandson Andre, patterned papers from Echo Park's "Sweet Summerime" Collection and MME "Alphabet Soup" chipboard and diecuts:

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Three of a Kind

I created this layout for Colorful Creations " Click, Click" challenge.  The rules are to use a 5 x 7 photo or larger.  Here' is my take on the challenge using a photo of my son and my grandchildren, My Mind's Eye "Twinkle Twinkle Little Boy" patterned papers and Thickers for the title work:

Friday, January 7, 2011


I created this layout of my grandson Jayson for the ABC Challenge over at Colorful Creations.
The challenge is to create a layout:
(1) The main word in the title must start with the letter "A"
(2) You must use an arrow somewhere on your page. 

I used Basic Grey's "Oliver" patterend papers and embellishments:

Head on over to Colorful Creations and take the challenge.  This challenge ends January 31, 2011

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Bear Hugs are the Greatest!

The Crafty Pad is sponsoring the "Beary Special" Challenge at Colorful Creations. Head on over there for a chance to win (2) fee digital stamps of your choice from the Crafty Pad Store.  The challenge ends January 14, 2011. 

Using the Just Ted - HUGS digital image from the Crafty Pad I created this card for the challenge:

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Happy New Year and a " NEW" Trains & Tiara Challenge at Colorful Creations

We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year's Day. ~Edith Lovejoy Pierce

Out with the old and in with the NEW!

In keeping with the celebration of today, my first Trains & Tiaras challenge for the month of January over at Colorful Creations will be a word prompt challenge. The word we will be using is, “NEW”

Create a layout using:
(1) The word “NEW” in your title AND
(2) Use a photo or photos of a male or males, young or old!

Your layout must be completed and uploaded to the Colorful Creations Gallery no later than January 14, 2011 at 7 PM PST.  Head on over to Colorful Creations for all the details and a chance to win in our monthly prize drawing. 

Heres my example: