How is it September already?!?! Wow did summer ever fly by! Well, I do LOVE autumn!
This week, the prompt at Shopping our Stash is "Quit Buggin' Me" - use bugs! Since I needed a baby card and this very old Stampin Up wheel stamp includes bugs, I was set. Can you believe that this was the first and only time I have ever used this adorable stamp?? The funny part is, I had stamped this out years, literally years ago, and had not used it. So when I came across it recently it stayed at the top of the pile and voila, a card!
Thanks so much for stopping by. Enjoy every little bit of the rest of your long weekend! I know I will! Shanna :)
Good morning! I would like to share today's card in two fabulous challenges: The Library Challenge - The Rose Garden - I just found out I was one of the Librarian's Choices for my Do Something Epic card - hooray and thank you! Here is a peek at the envelope/tag that holds an extra message! I really had some fun here - that is a vintage button - love using them on my cards and pages. Anything garden related is so fun! I have been spending lots of time in my garden this last while so have not been doing as much creating and visiting, but plan to very soon!
I would also like to share at the Paper Players where they are celebrating their 400th challenge! Join in, they have amazing sponsers and prizes too!
Wow! Where did June go? It has been a busy month in our house. Graduation, prom, travel for work, gardening...
My youngest son and I are volunteering at a Canada Day Event this afternoon where CNIB (the Not-for-profit I work for) is having a bake sale table. These are the goodies I made in lieu of baking since it has been so hot the last couple of days!
And here is my card:
I would like to share at: Inspired By - Let's Go Camping!
Thank you for visiting! Enjoy your day! Shanna :) What I used: CTMH - "Camper Crazy" C1578 Stampin Up - "Happy Camper" patterned paper - Bo Bunny - Camp-a-lot
Hello! I hope you've had a wonderful weekend! Today's card is for the The Library Challenge! I am finally playing along. The "Where the Wild things are" (by Maurice Sendak) challenge runs until June 30th. My boys loved this book. You may choose to be inspired by the Cover, the title, or the story. The boy in the book goes on quite the journey in a boat to "where the wild things are." Pretty epic if you ask me! So I sort of went with an Adventure theme.
I upcycled a label/ad from one of my fave pair of hiking shoes as the backdrop. Not sailboats, but canoes are watercraft at least. So I figured this paper would make a good matching envelope. This was a fun card to make!
Hip, hip hooray for Friday! This week felt like a long one, so thankful for Friday! I would like to share the card I made for a good friend. I adore this image and had so much fun colouring her with my copics.
A peek at the inside
Today's project is for Shopping Our Stash where they have prompted us to use this very Cheerful, Summery Colour Palette!
I would also like to share at Seize the Birthday - the optional challenge is a Beach theme and although I would consider the colours on my card "beachy" my image is not so much, unless of course this little gal is on the maintenance crew and giving the cabanas a fresh coat of paint.
Thanks so much for your visit!
What I used: image - Mo Manning sentiment outside - Stampin Up "In the City" (hostess) Sentiment inside - CTMH "Sunny Thoughts" flower inside - Unity copics Overalls: BG78, 75, 72 Boots: E25, 23, 21 Paint: YG23, 03, 01 Hair: YR23, E35, Y23 Face: E11, 00, 000 patterned paper - Jilibean Soup "Country Pumpkin Chowder"
Happy Saturday! I had some fun with this cute image and some bold patterns.
I would like to share at: The Card Concept - Inspiration on Wheels - I was inspired by the bicycle. I guess the style would be clean and layered. and JUGS - Word prompt - OUTSIDE and Inkspirational - Power Thanks for visiting! Enjoy your day! Shanna :)
What I used: images on front - SU "Happy Camper," CTMH "April Word Puzzle" and "Camper Crazy" sentiment on front - Paper Smooches trees inside - SU "Happy Camper" sentiments - CTMH "Just to Say..." D1629 and Jaded Blossoms "Party Animal" patterned paper - Bo Bunny "Camp-a-lot" 6x6 raffia
The challenge over at Shopping our Stash is "for the kids". Here is my card. Even the image was literally from the stash as it was in the "coloured images" pile from long ago. I love how it turned out though.
And a peek at the envelope - LOVE decorating my envelopes!
Thanks for visiting! Shanna :) What I used: image - Stamping Bella die cut sentiment - Stampin Up Celebrate You Thinlits envelope - CTMH - "Happy Mail" - one of my all time favourites!
Hello and Happy Mother's Day! I love decorating my envelopes to mail, so thought I 'd share this one. CTMH's "Happy Mail" is one of my faves for decorating envelopes.
Here is a shot of my Mama with my baby brother and I circa 1979. Isn't she a beauty?
Here she is again with my youngest in 2008. My boys sure love their Nanny!
And with my eldest in 2008.
Building a snowman in 2009
And with my nephew at Sleeping Giant Provincial Park in 2017
I would like to share my card at:
Heart to Heart - Mother's Day Thanks for visiting! Shanna :) I used: CTMH "Over the Rainbow" and "Happy Mail" sentiment - CTMH "Holiday Tags" inks: Tulip. Sunflower, Sunset, Lagoon MFT stitched rectangle dies
Today I have a card with a spring feel. I used the current sketch at Freshly Made as well as Laurel's Garden theme at Inspired By. I used to have a fabulous pair of red and white polka dot rubber boots that I wore gardening on the mucky days. They were so much fun!
A peek at the inside - the verse says: In every walk with nature one receives far more than one seeks. - John Muir Unfortunately, the light was a bit too low when I took my photos! I had to make it work, but I notice that the washi tape I used looks like a different colour on one side of my image - oh well - it is the same tape, but the lighting definitely wasn't working for me.
Today I have a layout to share at Shopping Our Stash where the theme is - Mythical or Magical. My boys enjoyed helping to wrap gifts and pretending to be elves. They were so small here! Journalling: Wesley enjoyed telling Daddy about him and Cameron wrapping gifts at Auntie Krista's house. "I was the "bower," we were being elves!" I used some Thickers that had apparently been hanging around just to be used on this layout, since the green matched my Bo Bunny paper perfectly!
Here's hoping you are enjoying your weekend! Shanna :)