Friday, March 30, 2012

Friends with Flair...

TGIF!!!  I am happy today is Friday, I have been sick and I think my allergy meds are just
starting to kick in.. it has been crazy insane.. but it is Friday.. and that means
it is Friends with Flair with Unity Stamp Company!!

I have 2 projects to share today.. the first being this door stamp.. I love it!!
I actually used a sticker and stamped the main door image right on top of it..
I believe it is from the Bella Blvd  Finally Fall Journaling Sticker sheet.
love the wood grain and it was easy to just paper piece and stick on !!

Now.. this is the last weekend for the March  Kit of the Month , I am loving this kit and I am still making cards with it.. so if you want to get this and become a member of the Kit of the Month
just go HERE!! sign up today.. you have until April 1st!!

Now I am in love with the newest SMAK kit of the month..
I just love everything in this one..
Can't wait to use it for my 366 project LIFE.. and the best this is you can use it next year as well
see the dates.. 2012, 2013.. this one will never be put down..

Here is a layout I did, it was shown on the Unity Blog this past week.. I love all the elements
of this stamp collection.. great for layering one on top of the other.. I used some wonderful
My Little Shoebox brick paper.. from the collection City by the Bay.. I just love everything MLS.
That beautiful Butterfly..well that is a Spellbinders Die
 from the Donna Salazar Collection Fanciful Flight.. it is so big and beautiful!!

We also have a great 40% off sale this weekend.. seeing that the bosses are on Vacation..

Make sure you head on over to the Unity Blog for more
 inspired projects using Unity Stamps..
Friends With Flair.. i love FRIDAY!!

have a great weekend

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Hip HOP.. The Bosses are on Vacation!!

Happy Hip Hop Thursday..
You should start at the Unity Blog and see all of today's details!!
Hope you are all well, this week I am suffering with allergies.. driving me crazy!!
Usually I am good but with the weather being so weird it is starting early.. yuck..
ON a good note.. I have this little art canvas to share.. Using  the butterflies from the
previous SMAK kit.. if you are still interested in this kit you will have to look under
previous SMAK kits on the Unity website..

This canvas is just 4x4 , I am loving this size.. so easy to get it done FAST!! 
 You know when you just need to paint and so art.. it is not overwhelming at all.

the butterfly was paper pieced, coloured with Faber Castell Big pitt pens, and adhered with Helmar
Decoupage.. I just love this stuff!!  Those sunflowers were found at the dollarama..
gotta love the dollar store..
Here is the March 2012 SMAK kit!!

Only a couple of more days for his March Kit of the Month.. so if you have not signed up this is the time to do so... I just love this kit as well !!

Here is a card I made using those cute balloons.. these were paper pieced, distressed with Tim Holtz Distressing inks and the addition of some stickles glitter glue for the edges.

So there you have it.. Hip Hop Happy...

DID you KNOW that ANgela and ChrIstiAn are on a family vacation...
so we are having a SALE to celebrate just that.. so
go and get some stamps.. 40 % off... woo hoo!! I have already made my wish list
so all I have to do is click a button and purchase.. cha ching!!

Now it is time to go over to Christi Snow's Blog for some more
wonderful projects..

have a great day..

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Art Tuesday.. Like really ??.. I am thrilled!!

Lately I have just been over the MOON.. crying, joyful, happy as can be.. it never seems to stop
you would think I am pregnant or something..haha.. NOT ,( that would just freak my husband out.. and my tubes are tied so no chance of that ever happening...)  it has been an emotional ride.. so here I am getting
a little personal about these babies..  For such a long time I wanted to do something creative, but
not knowing how to actually get to the place where I could get my babies out there..
My babies... you are probably thinking.. is this girl nuts..
My babies.. meaning my stamp designs..
you know you submit.. and submit.. but it takes time to really get the hang of what might
be seen.. well this year has been so awesome for me.. I let go of my images.. and then
every month I see one pop out in these kits.. I am overjoyed with excitement.. every time
I get them in the mail it is like they are coming home to me.. I know that must sound strange.
they are only stamps.. but I put so much thought and love into them, that they are actually part of me.
A part that I want seen and I want to share with all of you... I am so blessed to have Unity by my side. I just hope you like these as much as I do!!
So first off.. no more gushy stuff...
This kit was only released yesterday..
I am showing off my layout on the Unity Blog today.. so go check it all out..
here is just a sample of what I did..  

Now this kit is made up of images by Unity Artista's Joslyn Nielson and Myself... yippee..
The images I made are the film strip, the typewriter keys and the documented sentiments in the typewriter script the rest are brilliantly made my Joslyn..
 I think Angela picked some amazing images for this kit.
.. I was thinking I would love to use the script images  for my Project Life
 and in December for my December Daily.  So if you are doing those projects these will be used
alot.. for those things.. also loving that you can do so many layouts of yourself.. To document
how you live your life today for your family to cherish later in life.  I so love that!!

I am also thrilled about this baby that came out this month in the
I have a thing for banners and was thrilled to see my image in this months kit with 2 more images.. and a couple of sentiments..  here is a sneak of this one..
 all the details are also on the Unity Blog today.

here is the kit.. my images were the door, the 3 balloons and the banners..
 I just love this kit so much!!

Well it is nice to see my babies come home to Mama.. I will tell you , I do cherish every one of them.
I hope to document them in a layout to show my kids.. " hey, look what Mommy did" at the ripe age of 47...  see it is never too late in life to have a dream and go for it..

Hope you have a chance to grab these kits and show me what you have done with them..
I am pinning my creations that everyone has done on my Pinterest boards.. so if you
have made something using my images.. just link it in the comments so i can pin you..
I am so inspired by your comments and can't wait for more stamps to come out..
I will share as soon as they do..

Happy Tuesday,

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Unity Stamp of the Week Sunday!

Hello everyone, how was your week going..??
We have the newest Stamp of the Week.. wow.. #12 already
that also means we have had 12 week out of this year gone.. way too fast !

I just love this stamp so cute..

If you are not.. why don't you sign up.. it is only $5.79 a week and that includes
all shipping fees.. that is a great deal.. YOU will get a stamp a week
delivered to your mail box every week.. Happy Mail every week.. that is even better!!

To sign up for Stamp of the Week go...

hope you all have a wonderful

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Art Tuesday.. for the Craft Area..

This past weekend, my hubby made me something I have been dreaming of
for quite some time.. A craft table..
this is him and Alex outside cutting all the wood and building my table..

here is the first look at what it will look like..

we finished building it all on Sunday.

  by the end of Sunday night it was painted, varnished and ready for my morning where I set it all up.

Here is it from looking into my room.. I am in love with it.. Thanks to my uber wonderful crafty handymen.. Roger and Alex.

did I also tell you he treated me to the new iPad...
i am feeling spoiled by him.. grateful for everything he does for me..

I also got a fun new app called adobe idea's thanks to Claudine Hellmuth for telling me the name.. and even thought this is not a greatly sketched image.. I think it is fun..

 Hope you have a wonderful day

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Stamp of the Week Sunday!!

Happy Sunday..
Hope you all have a  wonderful St. Patty's Day..
Welcome to another Stamp of the Week by Unity Stamp Company..
I just love this bird image.. is it just so pretty..

here is the card I made,
 using the image..
I aslo added some fun embellishments, some glitter glue 
 to make this pretty bird
stand out!! I just love it!!

here is the stamp you will get.. if you are a Stamp of the Week member..

If you are not.. why don't you sign up.. it is only $5.79 a week and that includes
all shipping fees.. that is a great deal.. YOU will get a stamp a week
delivered to your mail box every week.. Happy Mail every week.. that is even better!!

To sign up for Stamp of the Week go...

hope you all have a wonderful

Friday, March 16, 2012

Friends with Flair..

TGIF!! Welcome Friends With Flair..

FYI.. Unity is having another amazing sale.. a selection of
and some Unity kits .. $9.77 & under.. wow.. don't you feel lucky.. I know I do!!

here is one of the stamps on sale.. I love this one!!

best part of this sale also.. if you didn't think it could get any better.. with every purchase of $17.00 you will receive a free stamp.. this is one of them.. CA-ute...  I have a card in my hip hop post from yesterday if you want to see the other.. it is adorable..  When you spend $37.00 you will get both stamps for FREE.. yes.. I said FREE..  how amazing is this deal!!

Today, my hubby is building me a Craft table.. I am so excited about this... Last week he worked hard , redoing my Scrap room.. for the photo's of how it looks now check out this post.
would love to know what you think??

Now to see more friends with flair.. go to the Unity Blog for the linky list of participants.
have a great weekend!!

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Lucky.. Hip Hopping!!

Hello Thursday.. what a great day for some fun stamp images..
DID you know that Unity has as a Lucky You sale going on!!
well I will tell you I am so there to grab some of these itty bitty stamps.

Here's the deal...
 Angela has put some amazing fun  itty bitty stamps on sale.. for only $2.77 each.
Also some Unity Kits on sale for $9.77& under.
Honestly.. that is beyond amazing..  Now don't you feel Lucky!!
here are a few designs using some of the stamps.

I just love anything to do with my kitchen and these stamps are fun!! 

 Now it get's even better.. if you purchase over $17.00 worth of stamps you will receive a free
stamp.. She has two adorable stamps this owl mushroom one is just one of the two... but , if you purchase $37.00 worth of stamps ( this is before shipping and discounts )  you will get both of these free stamps.
How awesome is that..  Here is what the cute Owl one looks like..

So make sure you head on over to the Unity Website to grab these!!
Now head on over to the talented Christi Snow!!

have a wonderful day

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Art Tuesday.. pretty WILD!!

Hello, it has been a long time since I did a post.. due to being sick on and off for a month..
I am happy to say I am a little better.
 I joined the ART of Wild Abandonment. An online class from the teachings
of Junelle Jacobson and Christy Tomlinson.. I am so excited that this class has started.
the first thing I did was make some books.. using sketch Art paper and Watercolour paper.. I eventually will make one using Acrylic paper as well.. The sketch Art one I am sure to be
using I have a ton of pages in there.

once I am finished I will decorate the cover.. for now I am going to leave it just plain.

So looking at all the instructional videos late last night
I came up with 3 sketches and 6 mini sketches..
Here they are..

now using some watercolours.. I have a pallet of blocks and pencils.. I think I am gearing more towards the pencils.. well for at least more of the images.

Here is my colouring.. It is harder to work on the sketch paper , so today I am going to do some on watercolour paper to see the difference.

I think you can still sign up for this class.. so if you want to join me that would be so much fun..

Have a great Tuesday

Monday, March 12, 2012

Creating is Fun & Ippity Blog Hop.

Hello Monday.. we have a special Creating is Fun Blog Hop.. with Maria Levine's Ippity
you can purchase these stamps from the Unity Website.. just click on the pretty photo of Maria to be your Ippity Chick and purchase away!!  You can also buy some of the amazing stamps and doilies from the Creating is Fun Zibbet store.. Martha always has wonderful deals going on and the cheapest of prices on these beautiful trims and extras.
You don't want to miss any of the amazing creations today.. so make sure you start the hop over
at Martha's Blog.. she will also have the Master List just in case of any link errors.

Using some of Ippity by Unity's newest Ippity collectiion for March 2012.
I just love everything the Unity Artista Tracy has made for this release..
I think it is one of my favourites !!
Here are my creations today. Using Creating if FUN lace trims and doilies.

Here is the second card Using 2 different lave trims.. love this image as well!!

Now Today.. Maria has sent us some stamps to give away..
 so this is the one from the " time for friends and wine collection"

So make sure you leave a comment for a chance to win this cute stamp..
Here are the stamps I used for my card Creations..
 you will find all the sets on the Unity website.  

Next up is the beautiful and talented
Ashley Newell

Grand prize one lucky commenter will win a Grand prize which includes Ippity Stamps  and $25 certificate from the Creating is FUN shop