Hi all! It is time for another City Crafter Challenge Blog Challenge! Ros, as our hostess this week, is taking us "Back To The Basics". The challenge is to make a card or project that includes Paint ... acrylic, watercolour ... whatever you like
And some Recycled Cardboard. So gave have fun and get messy!! For my project I created a lo of my garden. I have to say I LOOOVE this little plot of ground. What was once a 12 ft. x 12 ft. mess of weeds that were up to my shoulder is now a growing, thriving little garden of my own. I can't even begin to tell you how much HARD work it took to create it, but every second of sweat was soooooo worth it! Love, love, LOVED the whole experience. Just another little forum of creation I suppose. Now speaking of creations...get yourselves over to City Crafter Challenge Blog and see what out DT have come up with this week! You'll want to play along for the prize package offered by the ohhhhhh sooooooo FABULOUS and GENEROUS Pixie Dust Paperie! Can't wait to see all YOUR CREATIONS!! HUGS, Cheryl
Hi all! Hope you all have had a fabulous weekend and for those of you in the U.S. Happy Memorial Day! I'm here to announce the winner of the "Love Sweet Love" Celebration for my blog. The winner is.............................................. Kelly Massman!!!!!!
Kelly can you email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with your address and I will get those cards out to you!
Thank you all for helping me and my daughter celebrate the success of her blog!
BIG HUGS, Cheryl
Hi all!! I'm here to wish Miss Kirsty, our WONDERFUL founder at City Crafter Challenge Blog a HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! Come see the birthday wishes to Kirsty from the DT over at CCCB! There is a fun little birthday blog hop for her, too! Go to CCCB and leave her your birthday wishes!!! LOVE YOU Kirsty!! Have the BEST BIRTHDAY EVER!!
Big Hugs, Cheryl
Hi all!! I'm so thrilled to be sharing some exciting news with you all today! A little over 6 weeks ago I let you know about my daughter's new craft blog. Well, I'm so happy and proud to report that she already has over 100 followers!! How cool is that?!! Woohooo!! The pics above are some of the cute projects she has made that are featured on her blog. I just want to thank all of you that went over and supported her when she got started. In celebration of this event we are teaming up with a little *Give Away*!! She announced on her blog, Love Sweet Love, (found HERE) that she was going to give away 10 of my cards in celebration of her 100 followers. Here is what you have to do in order to be entered in give away: **Since this giveaway is to celebrate her 100 followers you get one entry for being a follower of Love Sweet Love! (If you're not already, join the ranks! If you are already (thanks!) tell me in the comments) **you can receive an additional entry if you become a follower of mine (tell me if you are a new follower or already are a follower in the comments) **and one more entry if you tell me something you're celebrating this week in the comments! So this is three entries you can have on my blog for the prize AND go jump over to the Love Sweet Love blog and do the same thing and you can have three entries over there. So she is offering 10 cards on her blog and I am offering 10 cards on my blog! Two chances to WIN with up to three entries per blog!! Woohoo!! The give away will be open until Sunday, May 29th 11:59 pm MDT. I'll announce the winner from my blog on Monday morning! Good Luck and keep celebrating!! Hugs, Cheryl
Uh-Oh!!! I've been framed!! Don't worry...it is all good...cause I was framed over at City Crafter Challenge Blog as this week's hostess. The challenge I picked for this week is to either alter a frame or use a frame somewhere on a project of your choice. So make sure you go take a look at all the lovely creations of our DT and Guest Artist! You know you can find them HERE at City Crafter Challenge Blog! So GO GET FRAMED!! Hugs, Cheryl
Hi all! If you visited here last week you know it was my daughter's sweet sixteen birthday. This particular daughter is not at all camera shy (truth be told none of my daughters are camera shy) and we did a little mini photo shoot for her birthday. I LOVE the way the photos turned out and had so much fun doing this layout of them. Hope you are doing what you enjoy most this day! Hugs, Cheryl
Hi all, it's Linda turn to be your hostess this week with a brand new challenge for you. She has chosen the theme of Stripes and Polka Dots. The challenge is just that simple.... all you need to do is add them to your project this week. But it must be BOTH of them.... we are all really excited to see what you come up with! I decided to make a birthday card for a friend for my project. It is always fun to see what everyone is going to do with the challenge each week and what direction you all will go in. To see all THE FAB ideas from our GD,Viola Mahr, and our DT get on over toCity Crafter Challenge Blog! I would like to thank our wonderful sponspor,The Ribbon Wheel! You are definitely going to want a chance at this prize! Hope you are all having a FAB week!! Hugs, Cheryl
Hi all! We are going to the beach today with CCCB!! Kirsty is our hostess and the theme is BY THE SEA, and we want to see things that related to the sea in your project, e.g - sail boat, light house, beach, sand, sand castle, beach chair or umbrella etc. That won't be too tough right, so get your paper, scissors and glue going! Once again I can't wait to be inspired by what you come up with! Week after week I'm in awe as I view your creations! Now you will want to get yourself over to City Crafter Challenge Blog and view the creations by our FAB GD, Steph D., and all of the DT! I definitely want to thank our sponsor Shannon from Shannon's Sentiments for the prize she is donating and the wonderful images she let those of us on the DT use! Thank you Shannon! For my beach inspired creation I made a lo of my baby girl, Alena, who is Sweet Sixteen today! Happy Birthday Sweet Alena!!! She truly is a shining light in our home!! LOVE YOU!! I hope you are feeling the warmth of the sun or the warmth of the love in your home today! Big Hugs, Cheryl
Hi all! Just wanted to wish you all a Happy National Scrapbook day! I hope you all have a little time to create some fun stuff today. I just created this card for a challenge over at Scrapbook.com and it was great, 'cause I needed to make a Mother's Day card for my mother-in-law. I also made this lo, expressing why I love Mother's Day...because I LOVE being a MOM! Wishing you all a very Happy Mother's Day! We will get to hear from our son tomorrow morning...I'm sooooooo EXCITED! Have a PERFECT weekend all! Hugs, Cheryl
Hi all! I'm back with another CCCB challenge. This week our challenge is brought to you by the oh so brilliant Ros! I LOVE the challenge this week. It is a color challenge and Ros has asked us to use colors in our projects that correspond with the Initials of CCCB: Cream Chartreuse Coral Blue
How fun and brilliant is that?! I can't wait to see what you all come up with! Go check out what our Guest Designer, Davi Reid, and our DT came up with. You won't be disappointed! Now go straight over to City Crafter Challenge Blog found HERE! You are going to LOVE the prize package from our generous sponsor,Deb Hickman, too! Thank you soooooooo much for your generosity Deb! Hope your day is filled with loveliness! Big Hugs, Cheryl
“Anyone who imagines that bliss is normal is going to waste a lot of time running around shouting that he’s been robbed. The fact is that most putts don’t drop, most beef is tough, most children grow up to just be people, most successful marriages require a high degree of mutual toleration, most jobs are more often dull than otherwise. Life is like an old time rail journey…delays…sidetracks, smoke, dust, cinders and jolts, interspersed only occasionally by beautiful vistas and thrilling burst of speed. The trick is to thank the Lord for letting you have the ride.” ― Gordon B. Hinckley