Thursday, March 25, 2010

Crafting Thursday

It's bound to be a fun day today. Home alone for most of the day (till my brothers/sisters come home from school that is) and within that time frame, I will be CRAFTING!! Awesome or what??
Again, this will be a progressive blog, on which I keep adding things as I do them so that I don't spend too much time on the computer at one time, but rather periodic times throughout the day. Maybe crafting today will take away my headaches. *smile. There is always that idea!!

So far, I've managed to complete one whole project - a layout. It's been a while since I've done any, so here's one! (Digi of course - which is why I really am going to have to monitor computer time today LOL)

This is for the weekly challenge on Sketches by Tamara which was a challenge on 'ten reasons why I feel lucky'. As you can see, I didn't include the word 'luck' because I don't believe in luck, but rather, I believe in blessings. Hope its okay...and if they don't accept it, well that's fine too. I now have a layout featuring myself.
Journaling Reads:
1. I can always count on someone being there for me
2. I have a home filled with love and joy
3. I have faith that guides me through every storm
4. I have the ability to scrap special moments
5. My dog, Kipper...he gives love a whole new meaning
6. I share a close relationship to my parents
7. Trust...I can always trust that things will go the way God has them mapped out
8. I able to graduate from high school
9. I am Hutterite
10. I have two brothers and two sister to whom I mean the world...and the feeling is mutual.

btw - for the record, I'm not 16, even though the photo is recent and makes me look that young. Not sure how that happened - I look young, but not that young. LoL.

Annnd here's a card I made for the challenge over at Creative Inspiration and it was designed using their sketch as this week's challenge. The greatest challenge of all was incorporating this sketch into this card - which was made using a tutorial in Sally's Creative Corner. *smile. Now you don't have to worry about having made a weird tutorial Sally. You did great, as I was able to follow it. Except I didn't make it 5.5 inches tall...more like 4.5. I'm positive I had measured 5.5 but apparently not. Oh I ruler slipped. There. I have it all figured out. LOL. I'll try it again some time. I have another one cut and scored, ready to use (with correct measurements this time). Might not be today, but...meh.
Not happy with the completed product though. I'll probably tackle it again some other time and make it more...interesting. It's kind of dull right now - it needs some brightening up. & I'm at a loss of what to write into a 'child' birthday card. I'll think of something. :) Thanks again Sally. :)

A cheery Mother's Day card for my collection of cards. LOL What on earth I will do with all these cards is beyond me...but whatever. That's the way it goes sometimes. This card was done using the sketch from Mojo Monday (better late than never I always say - haha)and since I used my 'spots and dots' cuttlebug folder, it also qualifies for the challenge over on Creative Card Crew Challenge for their going dotty challenge.

And an example a card made using the Sketch over on Sunday Sketch and Stamp. I love this stamp set! Isn't it awesome? Flower flourishes are so totally awesome. ☺

Have a blessed day!


  1. Of course you can change it to blessed. It is all for fun and helping us get more scrapping done. Usually going outside what we would normally scrap. Congrats on getting layout done. And thanks for playing a long with us at Sketches! {by tamara}


  2. Love your layout and your card turned out fabulously! I can't believe you could follow my instructions. Kiddie and men cards are very hard for me to make. I think that iw why I shy away from them. LOL.

  3. You were very creative make Nat's skecth into the fold out card! Great job!
    Thank you for joining us this week at Creative Inspirations.
    hugs, Janiel

  4. Great card! Love the stamps!
    Thanks for joining us at SS&S.

    Hugs, Arianne
    SS&S team

  5. Wonderful card! Great use of the sketch!

    Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this week!

    Hugs Tanja

  6. Your cards are all so pretty! I really like your take on my sketch at Sunday Sketch and Stamp! Thanks for playing along with us.

    Barb, DT

  7. great LO! I believe you make your own luck, and i think using blessed is very appropriate! and it's always nice to do a LO with yourself in them every now and then, even tho i prefer to be behind the camera ;)
    thanks for playing along with us, hope to see you again at Sketches! by tamara next month.

  8. These are all so lovely :)
    Thanks for joining us at SS&S.
    Mira =)