Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Todays cards

Hi everyone!
Here are a few cards I was able to make this week.
The first one is a thank you card for my sister's in
Laureate Alpha Theta. We had an Inter Chapter
exchange celebrating spring.

this is for my Sorority sister, Barb
who is celebrating her Silver Circle, 25 years in Beta Sigma Phi
this is for my Sorority sister, Kare
who is also celebrating her Silver Circle, 25 years in Beta Sigma Phi
this is a small splitscreen card

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Blog Award

Hi everyone!
A few weeks ago my friend Meda passed a blog award to me. I didn't relize it at the time and have apoligized to Meda and thanked her for thinking of me. So it's time to send it on to some of my favorite blogs so they can pass it along to their favorite blogs.
hugs, Valerie

Bev's Page
Donna's Blog
Chrissy's Blog

Courtneys' Blog
Dani's Blog
Julie's Blog
the whimsical butterfly
Dawn's Blog
Laura's Blog

Friday, March 20, 2009

Jak's Blog Candy Give-away

Hi everyone,
I was just over at Jak's blog and she is giving away some really wonderful blog candy. So head over to her blog when you've finished looking at mine!
hugs, Valerie

Crafts with my grandchildren

Hi everyone,
We've had torrential rains this past week and my knees have played havoc, so haven't made any cards myself.
Today my DIL came for lunch with 4 of my grandchildren, after lunch they made some cards. Here are the fun results.
baby Madison (5 mos) in her new hat, with her mom
Kassandra, Jesse and Sebastian making cards
Sebastian's card
Jesse's card
Kassandra's card

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Todays Cards

Hi everyone, hope you are all enjoying your weekend.
I've been busy playing again and here are the results.

3 tulips (colored with pencils and OMS)

this is a little card on top of a bigger one
I've been using OMS with pencil crayons
to color

this is a funky flower card I made last night

this is a challenge card I made where
we had to use the colors black, pink and red

here's a flap card I made today
and the inside

Friday, March 13, 2009

This weeks cards

Hi everyone, I hope you all had a great week, I have.
Here are cards I made this past week. Have a great weekend.
hugs, Valerie

here is an envelope pocket card I saw on SCS

with insert, the flower is made by Meda

here's another envelope pocket card

with the insert

here's another style of a pocket card from SCS

with the insert

here is another pocket card

with insert

this is a brown and pink challenge card

layered giraffe card for a swap

layered elephant card

layered squirell and owl card

hug your teddy

girlfriends card

live life

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Blog Candy

Hello everyone,
Just heard that Courtney is having a "Fifty Smackers" blog candy give away!That's right! She's giving away $50.00 gift certificate to shop in the Sweet n' Sassy store. So head over to her blog and find out all of the details.
hugs, Valerie

Friday, March 6, 2009

Kim's Blog Candy

Hi everyone!
I've just heard that Kim has had 100,00 hits on her blog and is giving away some wonderful blog candy. So head over to her blog and check out the great candy!

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Sebastian turns 8 today!

Sending out Happy Birthday wishes to my
grandson, Sebastian!!! Hope you had a
wonderful and special day, love ya!

Challenge Cards

I entered a few challenges. Here are the results.
the colors we had to use were:
always artichoke, apricot appeal and pumpkin pie
this is called a split screen challenge
this was a sketch challenge

Birthday Cards

a few birthday cards I made
the green flower on this card is
handmade by Meda
a different crazy shape for a card
Meda also made the pink flower on this card
Meda made the butterfly I used on this card.
a pyramid hot air balloon birthday card

Fan Cards

here are some fan cards I made the other day.

Cricket Card

Isn't this a cute card! I made it for my nephew's birthday at the end of the month.
He's an Englishman and of course loves the game of cricket!
front of card
inside opened card the
back of the man

A Valentine from my grandson's

Hi everyone! Well it's good to be back, LOL. I've suffered from a very nasty sinus infection for the last 2 weeks and am finally feeling great. My 2 grandson's Alex (9) and Thomas (6) made this cute little heart weave basket/card for me for Valentine's Day, isn't it sweet!