Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Flower Cards

Hello crafty friends, I hope you all are doing well and enjoying summer. Can't believe we start losing a bit of daylight each day now. Wish it was later in the summer when that started. Oh well, it is what it is. Hope everyone is staying safe and wearing their masks and such as well.

I am sharing the cards I made for the Twofer Challenge back in May, but never got them posted. I believe the challenge was flowers since my cards have flowers. lol 

I made a little envelope with my envelope punch board, tucked some die cut flowers and filler in and that was that. I water colored the flowers and filler with SU watercolor crayons. Again, I'm not great with any kind of water color!

The paper on this card was cut with the Cricut Joy, placed down on a card base. I colored this little die cut with colored pencils, which I do much better with than watercolor. lol But it is pretty washed out and you really can't see the soft pink on the flowers. So two simple cards. 

So two cards that I did do, but never posted for the challenge. At least I have two more cards for the stash. I  will have some more cards to share again. Thanks for stopping by and visiting with me a spell. I am behind again in commenting, but in my defense the weekend was so beautiful and the first time we got in the pool this summer, so Bret, my SIL and nephew enjoyed it! I will be back to catch up here some time today. Come and enjoy the pool with me?!!! So appreciate you all!!!

Crafty hugs,

Card Recipe:
Card 1
Mini Envelope punch board from WRMK
No brand dies from AliExpress-flowers
Martha Steward Branch Punch
SU Watercolor Crayonshg
My Favorite Things Stamps for "Missing You" (Essential Sentiments)

Card 2
Cricut Joy
My Creative Time Dies-watering can and bird
No brand dies from AliExpress-flowers in envelope
Word Stamps/dies from WRMK for "Happy"
Maymay Made It Stamps for "birthday to you my friend" (Big Time Sayings)

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Twofer Challenge

Hello my crafty friends, I hope you are all doing well. Thanks for stopping by. 

I wanted to participate in this months Twofer Challenge, missed last my cards ready but never got them posted last month. So trying to get there this month. This month is already getting away from me! Anyway, the challenge for this month is circles or bubbles. 

I went with circle dies. I tell you, I'm not good at these challenges, but they sure make you get creative....well sometimes! Here are my two cards using my circle dies. 

This one is CAS, it looks better in person than it does here. I like it though. 

This one I used the dies to make trees. Well....I tried. It didn't turn out to good. My problem was using a tree trunk/branches red rubber stamp. I am not good with red rubber stamps at all. I can't see where I'm stamping. Yes, I probably should have used my Misti, but I didn't. So my trees are wonky. lol Oh well that is the way it goes and it is what it is. 

As always I thank you for stopping by. I will be by to see you soon too. Just know you are very appreciated! It is a very nice day today, low temps, low dew points almost to a point that the air coming in the window is to concentrated making it feel cool. Hot, humid weather coming for the end of the week though, so I will enjoy not having to run air conditioners! 

Crafty hugs,

Card Recipe:
My Creative Time for my circle dies, "hi" sentiment
Cardz TV for my "Just sitting here thinking of you
Deadbeat Designs for my tree trunk

Monday, June 8, 2020

Where Have I Been??? I'm Still Alive and Kicking

Hello my crafty friends, I know I haven't been around in such a long time. It's been crazy for sure with all the Covid stuff and having Bret working from home. Keeping 3 dogs quiet while he had meetings and phone calls wasn't easy. lol Plus it didn't give me much computer time as I kept taking them outside to keep the house a little quieter. And now they want out there non stop. So even visiting and commenting was non existence for me. But Bret is back at the office now....for how long, only time will tell. I wanted to get back to cleaning out and fixing up the guest room but until he cleans out his "office" stuff that isn't going to happen. Now we are working on getting the pool good so we can enjoy that on these hot days. And of course mowing every couple of days keeps me busy too. 

I did stay a little crafty and wanted to share with you what I was up to. I am hoping to start to get back to visiting/commenting with you all very soon. So don't lose to much faith in me yet. Hopefully the dogs and I will find our groove, especially on really hot days as I don't take them out for long then. 

I got a little vinyl happy and went around and applied vinyl to a lot of stuff. The microwave was first.

 The last coach gift for my Nephew to give out when he can. They loved it. 

 A vinyl sign for patriotic holidays

 A birthday gift I made using vinyl for Dwayne's cousin

 Since we were staying home anyway, I had to add vinyl to my little house I got in Waco, TX

 My portable charger got monogrammed on the front and back

 My bill fold got it too because I always opened it the wrong way, now I know what's the front

 My brother's birthday card

 My Nephew's graduation banner for the drive by graduation the school had

 Kahlua and Savannah had birthdays, Kahlua first in April and then Savannah in June. This is the doggie cake I made for each of them. Maverick will get one in Aug. They all loved it except Maverick didn't like the "icing" which was yogurt and peanut butter. He loves peanut butter but I guess not the yogurt. lol The girls loved the icing. 

 Kahlua chowing down on her cake

 Savannah on her birthday, didn't take a photo of her eating her cake

So that is what I've been up too. Sorry it took me so long to even up date everyone as to where I've been. Life is crazy anyway and Covid didn't help any. We go green this Friday and as much as I'm looking forward to it, it makes me nervous too. But I've been to the pool store and the grocery store for the first time since March. Oh and my nephew's graduation and on Memorial weekend, sat around a fire and had a s'more at Dwayne's cousins. It was nice to leave the house!!! Thanks for stopping by and seeing what I've been up too. I should be by to see you too over this week. As always I so appreciate each and every one of you and I thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to stop by my neck of the woods. Come take a dip with me in the pool when you get a chance!

Crafty hugs,

Card Recipe:
vinyl signs:  Cricut and Design Studio
coach gift: stencil vinyl and acrylic and chalk paint to stencil with from Walmart
deer card: unbranded die from AliExpress, TH's Oxides inks
grad banner: Cricut and Design Studio