Tuesday, May 31, 2011


Congratulations to

Jessica said:  great fun cards! they are all beautiful! you ladies are wonderful for helping Stephen reach his goal! TFS

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Monday, May 30, 2011

Grillin and Chillin Blog Challenge Entry

Here is my project  for Bug Bites Blog.  Make sure to go by her blog and see her wonderful creations.

Also don't forget to check out the Memorial Day Blog Hop below for a chance to win some blog candy!

Saturday, May 28, 2011


Welcome to my Blog and the Memorial Day Blog Hop. This hop is about showing our Patriotism and Gratitude to those serving in the Armed Forces. These cards are made with Love to Thank those Men and Women who are serving our country and allowing us all to sleep a little bit better at night. May God Bless them and keep them safe.   If you have come from Sherrie Scraps with passion blog,  then you are in the right place. If you are just visiting my blog and would like to hop along then please start at Sylvia's Blog (www.bellascrapbookdesigns.blogspot.com) this hop is full of talented ladies and giveaways too.

These cards will be donated to Bazzill Basics Paper who has agreed to help a little boy named Stephen in AZ who would like to send 180,000 cards to the troops by July 1st. 

Here are my cards:

Now for some blog candy!  Please leave a comment and become a follower for a chance to win the stamp set below.  I will be picking a winner on Tuesday morning May 31st.
Good Luck!
>>> Thanks for hopping along. Your next stop is >>> Laura- Scrapbooking Army Wife

If you would like to help Stephen reach his goal by sending some homemade cards please go to http://creativeescapeaz.com/2010/stephen for more info.

Happy Crafting!!!  

>>> Here is a list of Participants:
>>> Sylvia  www.bellascrapbookdesigns.blogspot.com
>>> Sandra www.365daysofcricut.blogspot.com
>>> Krystal  www.gettingcricky.com
>>> Giselle-  www.crossmyheartpapercrafts.blogspot.com
>>> Brynn- www.flairandfrillscreativity.blogspot.com
>>> Rebecca- www.creationswithbecka.blogspot.com
>>> Sherrie- www.sherriescraps.blogspot.com
>>> Sandy S. www.thecraftycreationspot.blogspot.com  (you are here)
>>> Laura- www.lifeasanarmywife-lauradietsch.blogspot.com
>>> Patty- www.creativediva98.blogspot.com

Friday, May 27, 2011

Peachy Keen Challege

Designer/Player's CHOICE project using your FAVORITE Peachy Keen faces at PEACHY KEEN STAMPS CHALLENGE

Here is one of my favorite layouts using Peachy Keen Stamps.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Monday Challenge #9 - Shape Card

Monday Challenge #9 - Shape Card at MY CRAFT SPOT

Here's my entry:

Confirmation Banner

Here is the Banner my son Steven and I made for his confirmation this weekend.  I used the deep cut blade for the thick pressed felt.  Also dusted off my sizzix to cut out the letters.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Monday Challenge #7 - Bling it up!

Monday Challenge #7 - Bling it up at My Craft Spot

Clock - Designers Calendar 3.75, rectangle - Just Because Cards 6.50, 
Congrats - Lyrical .60

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Simple Minnie Hat Card

Here's a simple Minnie Mouse Hat card

(2) 4.75 inches Mickey Hats welded together with Gypsy.  (Disney Mickey and Friends cart)

The Versatile Blogger Award

I want to give a special THANK YOU to Lauren at All Things Crafty.   She has given me this wonderful award.  Hop on over and check our her wonderful blog!

For this award, I need to list 8 things about myself and pass it on to 5 other bloggers. Know that if you are not listed among the 5, please feel free to take it and say if was from me. There is no possible way I could give an award to each one of you, but you each deserve it.

About Me

1)  I am the mother to 4 boys
2) I love camping
3) I enjoy using my Cricut at least 3 times a week
4) I scrapbook while watching TV with my family
5) I have tried every craft in the world but making jewelry..... maybe because I have 4 boys.  LOL
6) I belong to a scrapbooking group called "Moorpark Cicut Obsessed"
7) Once a year I attend the Scrapbook Expo with my girlfriends where we get to shop, scrap and relax.
8) I don't have an Imagine...... and not sure I really need one.  I know.... some of you are thinking I'm crazy.

Recipients (Click on their name to view their blog...and become a follower)

Congrats and Happy Craftying!


Monday, May 9, 2011

Boys craft Too!

Here is a bookmark my ten year old son made on his own.  

My Disney Blog Hop winner!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 
Congratulations Creative Diva!!!!!!!!!

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Creative Diva said:
What a cute layout. Great job. Glad to be part of this hop with you. Already a follower.


The Pink Stamper Nat'l Scrapbooking Day Challenge

Saturday, May 7, 2011


Welcome to my blog and the Disney Blog Hop. If you have come from Monica's blog, you are in the right place. If you are just visiting my Blog and want to play along, you can do so by starting at Sylvia's blog (Bella Scrapbook Designs)

Recipe: PDDU (Castle) 9.5 in., Create a Critter (Sun) 2.5 in.,  Mickey and Friends (Mikey & Minnie) 3 in.,
Mickey and Friends (Mickey head) 1.25 in., Mickey Font (D'land) 1.0
Stickles, chalk, white pen, ribbon, border punch and peachykeen stamp.

Now for some Blog Candy:  
Leave a comment on this post and become a follower for a chance to win.  Winner will be picked on Monday morning May 9th.  Good Luck!

Your next stop is Patti!  

Disney Blog Hop Participants!

Happy Crafting!

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

CRICUT-TASTIC AWARD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hello Cricut Friends, 
I have been honored with "The Cricut-tastic Award" by Tracie at CricutJunkie . Now on to the rules.  Your Blog has been deemed Cricut-tastic! Wear this Badge proudly on your Blog share it with friends! Since Cricut is 5 years old and they have an E2 out share this award with 10 people that you think have Cricut-tastic Blogs! You also have to tell 5 Cricut Related things about yourself.

Here are the 5 Cricut related things about me:
1. I am part of "Cricut Obsessed" a small Scrapbooking group of friends that meets once a month to         scrap.
2.  My small cricut and gypsy always go camping in our RV with me (gotta scrapbook) =).
3. My boys use my cricut for school projects.
4. My gypsy is always in the family room so I can create while I watch TV in the evening with Hubby and my 4 boys. 
5. I love making home decor and gifts using my cricut.

Now let's pass it on!  Please stop by and congratulate these ladies on receiving this honorable award. 

1.  Bella ScrapBook Designs 
2.  Jen's Happy Place
3.  My Paper Love
4.  Lisa's Crafts
5. Craftyful Gardens
6. Sherrie Scraps with Passion
7. Sparkled Memories
8. Jenny K ScrappinAddict
9. Super Kute Kreations by Cecy Garcia
10. Scrap-Obsessed

HAPPY CRAFTING......... Hugs!
Sandy S.

Monday, May 2, 2011

Camping Layout.... I made during our camping trip

I love scrapbooking during my camping/RV trips.  Here is one I made during our Spring Break camping vacation!

Will add directions once I unpack all my scrap supplies I took.  LOL