Saturday, August 8, 2009

Jacksonbelle Dollar Days!

I know I mentioned the HUGE sale at Jacksonbelle a couple days ago but I wanted to mention it again because Lindsey added a bunch more to the sale. You can get Shimmerz Spritz for only $2!!!! WOW! There are also tons and tons of super fun Inkadinkado and Memory Box stamps in the sale...most are only $0.99. The deals are incredible, but only good while supplies last! What a great time to stock up!

To see all of the awesome deals, click HERE.

Hope you are all having a great weekend!

Friday, August 7, 2009

Paper Makeup Release Party Challenges

This is my 2nd post for today. To see my Paper Makeup Monday Challenge card please scroll down to the previous post.

Tonight is the August Paper Makeup release party and this month they posted the release party challenges early. I had a little time this afternoon so I thought I would get a jump on the challenges.

Here is the first challenge:
PMSRP12 – Paper Makeup “Recipe” challenge. The “paper makeup” for this challenge is:
Foundation: 1 fairy (PMS if you have it);
Powder: 2 patterned papers ;
Eyes: Bling (2 embellishments or just use stickles, glitter, shimmerz, etc.) ;
Blush: 1 sentiment ;
Lips: ribbon ;
You can add more – this is just to get started. The number of layers of “makeup” you use is up to you, as well as the color choices.

Here is my challenge #1 card: It is really rainy and dreary today and I had a hard time getting a good picture. The wings and waves have glitter added to them and the pearls along the bottom of the card are also glittered. This was my first time using one of the Paper Makeup fairies. He was so fun to color, I will definitely be inking him up again soon! The sentiment is from DRS Designs.

Here is the second challenge:
PMSRP13 - “I’ve got a CASE of PMS”.
CASE a card in the “PMS” gallery of SCS and changing at least 2 things.
For my CASE challenge I picked this GORGEOUS card made by Kim Stewart. Kim is an absolutely amazing stamper and I ALWAYS love her Paper Makeup creations. My card doesn't come anywhere near the beauty of her card. I CASE'd her card layout exactly and changed the colors and sentiment.

Thanks for stopping by today! I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!

Paper Makeup Challenge

Hope you all had a great week! Today I thought I'd share a card I made for this week's Paper Makeup Monday Challenge. The challenge was to make your own background paper. For my background paper I stamped my cardstock with the little nut cluster for the Nuts About You set from Paper Makeup. Then I colored them with Copic markers.

If you aren't doing anything tonight, there is going to be a fun release party in the Paper Makeup Forum starting at 9 pm CST. Here are all the deets:

Thanks for stopping by today! Don't forget the HUGE HUGE Dollar Days sale going on at Jacksonbelle Embellishments!

Thursday, August 6, 2009

HUGE SALE at Jacksonbelle Embellishments!!!!

I was going to post this tomorrow but thought I better post now so that you don't miss out on anything. Jacksonbelle Embellishments is have a HUGE (and I do mean HUGE) SALE!
In preparation for new CHA arrivals, Lindsey has slashed prices on tons of items. Basic Grey Buttons and Brads in several styles are less than $2. You can't beat that. She also has a TON of fabulous Memory Box and Inkadinkado wood mounted stamps that were originally up to $8 now priced at $0.99. There are several styles of Robin's Nest Dew Drops for only $1.99 each! WOW!
I just placed my order (I ordered a ton of BG brads and buttons!) and I highly recommend you check it out. At these prices, things won't last long so don't wait!!! To see all of the AWESOME sale items, click HERE!

Is it the weekend yet?

Seriously...I need some R&R. I thought with the kids having Vacation Bible School this week I would be able to get a few things done...wrong. Instead of getting things done, I managed to just create more headaches for myself. Yesterday was garbage day...I was running a little late getting the kids off to an effort to not hit the garbage can in the driveway when I was pulling out of the garage I instead hit the side of the garage and totally smashed my passenger side view mirror off of the van...nice...then when I took the van to the Toyota dealership to have the mirror fixed, I stepped in gum....then it cost $384 to have the mirror fixed...SERIOUSLY! I'm determined that today is a new day....I'll let you know tomorrow if that is indeed the case.

Anyway...I do have a card to share today. It is another from the few remaining in my card stash. For this card I used one of the July releases from DRS Designs. I absolutely love this flower/butterfly stamp. It is so fun to color and so versatile!
Thanks for stopping by today! I hope you all have a wonderful day!

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Blog Candy Winner!!

I'm a little late getting this posted, but I had to get my treadmill torture in before I lost my motivation. Now that I'm done, here is the winner of my blog candy picked by

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:


Timestamp: 2009-08-06 02:17:50 UTC

And the winner is....
Maria Matter said...

hope things calm down for you soon, sweetie!
I know you're enjoying your little ones before school starts!
take care Heather!
Blessings, Maria

we started school today, but with homeschooling there isn't much difference in our days...just a few more books! :)

August 3, 2009 10:09 AM


I will hopefully get this packaged up and sent out by the end of the week. Thank you to all of you who left comments for me!

The elephants have arrived!!

The elephants (and horses) have arrived at Firecracker Designs! 2 of Pamela's new sets are now in stock (and there are 2 more coming soon!). I was lucky enough to get to play with the new set "Elephants on Parade". This set is full of cute elephants are wonderful coordinating phrases.
Here is my first "Elephants on Parade" card:

I heat embossed the elephants with black embossing powder on Summer Sun cardstock. I then sponged Only Orange and Garden Green to create the grass/sunset look. The background dp is from DCWV. I finished it off with some Kaiser black pearls.

Thanks for stopping by today. I will be posting my blog candy winner tonight when we get home from swimming lessons. Hope you all have a wonderful day!

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Jacksonbelle Tuesday Challenge!

It's that time again...time for another super fun Jacksonbelle Tuesday challenge! This week our challenge theme is "Let's get PUNCHY-Martha Stewart style"! The challenge is to make a project using any Martha Stewart punch. We would love for you to play along with us. If you do, make sure you let us know. We would love to see your creations. Please leave us a comment on the Jacksonbelle blog with a link to your creation and/or use keyword JBE065 when uploading to SCS or PCP.

Jacksonbelle just got in a huge shipment of fabulous newly released Martha Stewart punches. There are some absolutely adorable fall and winter themed punches. Check them all out HERE. I just got my order from JB in the mail yesterday and I was in heaven. The new punches are awesome. There are some super cool border punches that have awesome coordinating corner punches. They are totally cool. The other really cool thing about the new punches is that they fold up so that they don't take up so much room for storage...this was definitely an added bonus. I can't wait to play with all of them (actually I opened them all up and tried them all out right away, lol).

Jacksonbelle also just got a big shipment of adorable Sarah Kay stamps from Stampavie. Lindsey is also offering a pre-order of the upcoming Christmas Sarah Kay stamps...OMG they are totally adorable!!! Click HERE to see all of the Sarah Kay.

Here is my JB Tuesday challenge card:

Supplies used: Martha Stewart border punch and butterflies punch, SU CS, Basic Grey designer paper, Basic Grey self adhesive pearls, Nestibilities, Stamp from DRS Designs.

For more Martha Stewart inspiration, check out the rest of the Jacksonbelle Rockstars:

Kristine Breach ~ Ink Something

Tobi Crawford ~ Tobi’s Place

Stephanie Hargis ~ Steph’s Stampin’ Stuff

Mitzi Koons ~ Stamps Jubilee

Loretta Lock ~ Love to Create

Jimmi Mayo ~ Stamping & Shopping

Bethany Paull ~ It’s Not All Black & White

Michelle Philippi ~ Inside My Own Private Idaho

Carly Robertson ~ Paper in Bloom

Shemaine Smith ~ Scraptastic

Lynda Benden: Stamp Act

Melissa Bove: Keepsakes By Melissa

Jennifer Buck: The Buck Stamps Here

Jill Dunn: Ink Genious

AJ Otto: The Willow Garden

Lindsey Botkin: Embellished

Trudee Sauer: Follow Your Bliss

Thanks for stopping by today! Hope you all have a great day!

Monday, August 3, 2009

Little Paper Shop Monday!

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! It is time for another fun Little Paper Shop Monday challenge. This week we have a terrific sketch courtesy of Cindy Hafner! Thanks Cindy!
We would love for you to play along with us. If you do, be sure to leave a comment on the Little Paper Shop blog and use keyword LPSSC27 when uploading to SCS or PCP. One lucky participant this week will win the LPS set {Beary Special Katie}.

Here is this week's sketch:

For my card, I used the adorable Little Paper Shop set {Swell News}.

Thanks for stopping by today! I hope you all have a wonderful day!

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Blog Candy!!!!

I know I said I would post blog candy yesterday, but life seems to be crazy here lately. After running non-stop all weekend, I'm finally getting a chance to sit down at the computer.
I don't have a picture of the blog candy yet but I can tell you that it consists of some fun Studio G clear sets, some rubber from DRS Designs, a couple funky Inkadinkado clear stamps and a clear stamp set from Firecracker Designs. I'll try and get a picture taken tomorrow and will add it to this post.
All you need to do to be in the running for the blog candy is leave me a comment on this post. I will pick a blog candy winner on Wednesday at 5 pm CST. Good Luck!

Check in tomorrow for a fun Little Paper Shop Monday challenge!