Thursday, December 31, 2009


Good morning everyone. Happy New Years to everyone. Jerry and I are basically boring people, so we don't do much for New Years Eve. Even before we had children we went out to parties, but we always came home before are just boring I tell you. We will probably go over to my Mom and Dad's tonight. My Sister and her family are going to be there, so we should have fun playing cards and basically being loud...I hope you have a safe and fun evening. I would have to say that I am mostly looking forward to tomorrow when Club Anya has it's big release party...Now that is the way to start a new year!

My card today is my 4th in the 12 days of sketches. I wanted to make a fun card, so I used my owl stamp from Forest Friends. I think he is so cute, and whoooo doesn't like owls? I better get my tush going so I can get ready for work. Have a Happy New Years everyone, and I will see you in 2010...Can you believe it is already 2010? It just does not seem possible. Lisa G


stamps-Forest Friends-TGF
pp-My Mind's Eye-celebration-beach dots yellow/green paper & brothers zigzag dark blue paper
gems-Best Occasions
fluid chalk-Colorbox-prussian blue
Copic makers-E35-E37-E99-E79-G24-G28-YR00-YR12

Wednesday, December 30, 2009


Good morning all. Yes, I am running late this morning. I am feeling soooo much better, but the migraine is still in the background. Unfortunately, that I think is the reason that I slept in this morning. Don't get me wrong, I have plenty on time to get ready for work. I just really like to have a couple of hours that are my own know I am super weird..My poor son seems to be taking after his Mommy.... :( Sorry, ran off the track there. Today's card is my 3rd card of the 12 sketches from TGF. I used my Rock star Anya because she just makes me smile..She is just one happy girl playing her wild guitar! I also used the sentiments from Happy Chief, both are from TGF. I then drew in a curtain and a stage for her to play on and she is ready to rock in the New Year...Got to run, have a great day. Thank you everyone for all your nice comments yesterday. I am sure my headache will get better soon..Lisa G
stamps-Rock star Anya-Happy Chief-TGF
cs-GP & SU-raspberry fizz & true black
rhinestones-Best occasions
Copic markers-
dress & headband-RV17 & clear spica
curtain & stage-BV0000-BV00-C1-C5 & multi liner 0.1

Tuesday, December 29, 2009


Good Tuesday morning to everyone. I hope that your Monday went well. I ended up getting a migraine at work and came home. I went straight to bed after taking some nausea medicine. I am feeling somewhat better this morning, but it is still there in the background..... I have to work today, so I am hoping that it holds off.

Well, because being on the computer only aggravates it I will make this very quick. Today's card is for the 2nd sketch in the 12 days of sketches over at the Greeting farm. I am sad to say that the stamp I used I colored at least two weeks ago and I have no idea what Copics I used..I am however very please with how she turned out, and that is why I went ahead and used her.

I don't know about the rest of you, but I am soooo excited about the January releases. They are all so cute, and I have been hoping that they would make Amy's Wild Sprouts into rubber...YAY!

Have a great day, Lisa G

cs-SU-summer sunrise & dark chocolate
pp-imaginisce-en fuego-red hot-rhythms
ribbon & lace-Offray
Copic markers

Monday, December 28, 2009


Good morning. I hope that everyone had a wonderful weekend. Isn't it just amazing how fast Christmas comes and goes? I am one of those people that once it is over, it's over. I am sad to say that New Years has never really been a favorite of mine, so we really don't do much for it. I am always looking to just get on with it, so we can get back into our normal routine of things. I know what you are thinking, Party Pooper! What can I say, my tree is already put away for next year.

Ok, now that you know one of my dark secrets I'll get on with my card for made this card for the twelve days of Sketches that the Greeting farm is hosting this week. I really like working on projects like this because it causes me to think outside of the box. I used colors that I don't normally use and a design that isn't one of my old standbys. I do love how this one came out though, and I thought that I would save it for Jerry for Valentines Day...Or maybe just give it too him. You know me, who can wait that long? lol.....Ok people, have a great start to your week. Let me just say that I am excited for New Years, I get another 3 & 1/2 day weekend..Yay me!....Lisa G
stamps-50s Sweetheart- TGF, autumn stamp kit_ATS
cs-GP & Bazzil
pp-imaginisce-Fairest of them all-Baby's breath
Copic Markers-
Anya's hair-E09-E17-E18
clothes-RV11-RV34-110-clear spica
Ian's hair-E71-E74-E79

Sunday, December 27, 2009


Good morning everyone. I was not going to post anything today, but when I was checking all of my favorite blogs I found some info that I don't think you want to miss. The wonderfully talented Amy Young is at it again. She has added another fairy to her collection! As always she is also offering everyone a chance to get some blog candy along with her adorable stamp. So don't walk, RUN over to for your chance to get her latest creation. I know that you won't be disappointed. She is soooo gifted and this newest fairy will make you smile for a long long time. Have a wonderful Sunday everyone, Lisa G

Saturday, December 26, 2009


Good morning to you... I hope that everyone had a great Christmas, and that Santa was good to you. Ours was low key, but very fulfilling. We spent the day at home playing with the kids. On Christmas eve we get new PJ's for all of us. Jerry and Mitchell get the same and Madison and I get the same. Madison loves...Betty Boop, so I try to find a new set that has both our sizes. So far I have been pretty lucky. lol...The kids really enjoy this new tradition that we started last year. Madison says that this is something she intends to do with her children. I just love that. Anyway, we got up yesterday took showers and spent the whole day in our new PJ's....It was so much fun. I would be perfectly content to spend each and every day with my kids like that. Unfortunately we all like to eat, so work always gets in the

Ok, I have rattle long enough. Last month when All that Scraps had their after Thanksgiving sale I ordered all of Amy Young's fairies in rubber. I still have not received them, and they can not find my payment. I think something happened in the mail.... :( So, while I wait to find out what happened to my money order Jerry purchased the digis for me as part of my Christmas present. I think that I have mentioned before that I don't enjoy digis as much as I do rubber, but I soooo wanted to play with these stamps. Well yesterday I got the opportunity to play, and I soooo thinks that it has more to do with holding something in my hands than anything else, because I had a great time with this digi....What can I say, I am a scrapbooker and now a stamper with an addiction. lol....I know you know what I am talking Have a great Saturday, Lisa G

stamp-Sweet November-Tangle Goblinshimmer
pp-this & that-Vintage blue paisley
distress ink-Tim Holtz-broken china
wings & shoes-B04-Y28-clear spica

Friday, December 25, 2009


Hi everyone, and Merry Christmas to you all. We are having a fabulous day playing with Barbie campers and a Nintendo DS-light....I hope you all have a wonderful day. Merry Christmas, Lisa G

Thursday, December 24, 2009


Good morning everyone. Merry Christmas Eve to you. I am running behind this morning, so I will keep this short. I hope you all have a great day. I have to work until 1pm today, and then Jerry and I have to take the kids shopping for their gifts to each other...Yes, I know what you are thinking."Why would anyone wait until today to shop?"... I don't really know......... This is just the first opportunity we have had to get it must be out of my mind!!!!lol.. Last night during some down time for me I was playing with my new 80s Anya stamp and a new hair combo that I wanted to try out when this card kind of popped out. .lol...She is just such an 80's/Valley Girl complete with sparkling eyeshadow and leg warmers..and she really wanted wish everyone a Merry Christmas.hehe.. Have a great day everyone, Lisa G

stamp-80s Anya-TGF
pp-ki memories-Amy Y
computer font-AR Christy @ 18
tree & ornaments-holiday times-walmart
Copics & clear Spica pen

Wednesday, December 23, 2009


Good morning everyone. Well, we are almost there. Christmas is in the very COLD air. I for one wish it would snow. I like snow for Christmas, and I will even enjoy it up till New Years day then I am sooo ready for spring. Today is a quickly as I have to work all day and then get some last minute things done. I have not even wrapped one gift. I will be happy for tomorrow, as I only work till 1pm and then I will be off!!!!Yay me, I have until Monday off..

Ok, I will get on with it. My card today is another one that I used Amy Young's digi stamps to make. Don't forget that if you haven't purchased any of them yet that you can at All That Scraps. I hope you all have a wonderful day, and I'll see you tomorrow. Lisa G


Stamps-Amy Young digi-Bling-A-Ling Elf & C.C.Design's-AmyR-winter sentiments

Tuesday, December 22, 2009


Good morning everyone. Can you believe that Christmas is just 4 days away? I know I can't. I am just as excited as my kids though. I love to buy them presents that I know they wanted so bad....They are priceless when they rip open those gifts. Even Lucy is getting a stocking this year. Does anyone know of a good toy to buy a 9 month old kitten? I realise that she is much like little kids. You buy them a toy and they have more fun with the box it comes well, we'll figure something out. OK, moving on. Today's card is another Amy Young digi stamp. Her name is Angel Celeste, and I think you will agree with me that she is truly adorable... Sorry for the quick post, but I gots to run. Have a great day, Lisa G

cs-PTI-enchanted evening
stamps-Amy Young' digi stamp-Angel Celeste
C.C.Design's-AmyR's winter sentiments
Colorbox-liquid chak-prussian blue
Snowflakes & ribbon-stash
COPICS-skin-E50 hair-YR24-Y23 dress-B21-B24-B26-STICKLES-baby blue wings-BG10

Monday, December 21, 2009


My new ATG 714!!!! Merry Christmas to me.. After spending $5 to $10 each week on my glue for my cards Jerry and I decided that investing in an ATG gun would be a good thing. Sooooo, I received my Christmas present early..I don't mind one love it. It is easy to load, and the tape costs soooo much less in the long run. I was only able to purchase 2 rolls of adhesive at this time, but I am sure it will last me longer that a I go crazy) When I came home at lunch time it was sitting on my desk.. I unwrapped the package and put the box on the floor, at which point our cat Lucy decided that the box was a gift for her and spent the better part of the afternoon sleeping in it. Have a great night all, talk at you in the am . ..Lisa G

Lucy in her newest box!


Good morning everyone. I hope that you all had a great weekend. I worked on Saturday, so mine was a short one..I can not wait however for this week! Our pharmacy will be closing at 1pm on Thursday, and I don't have to work again until Monday so I am a very happy those of you that know me, you know that I can not wait to give someone a present once I have bought it. This goes for Christmas as well. Thank goodness for Jerry, or the kids would not have anything to open on Christmas because I would have already given everything to, I know that is not good, but I believe that I inherited this trait from my Dad. Poor Jerry, I think in the 17 years we have been married that he has gotten his Birthday gift on his Birthday maybe a total of 2 that you know my deep dark secret I will get on with my card for the day.

When I started my cards for the week I was not sure if I was going to do anymore Christmas related cards. I then decided that I was going to make cards from the digi stamps that Amy Young drew herself and gave to me as a gift. So, each day this week you will get the chance to see Amy's wonderful drawings that can be purchased at All that Thanks again Amy for sharing your wonderful talents, and I hope you do not mind me sharing them with others. Have a wonderful Monday, and I will chat at you again tomorrow. Lisa G

cs-PTI-scarlett jewel
pp-My Mind's Eye-be merry-Twas the night before Christmas
stamps-Amy Young's-digi-Buttons Elf
C.C. Design's-AmyR-winter sentiments
Colorobox-cat's eye-liquid chalk-creamy brown
ultra suede-Rainbow gallery

Sunday, December 20, 2009


Happy Sunday to everyone. I can not remember if I have every mentioned that my Mom sews doll clothes...She sews mostly for Terri Lee and Jerri Lee dolls. These dolls have been around since she was a little girl in the 40's & 50's. When they came out the company hired women to hand sew each and everyone of the dolls clothes. One year for Christmas they even sold a mink coat for Terri. My Mom has all the original patterns and makes up her own as well, to sell on eBay. If you ever shop on eBay you will see the amount of money that people will pay for the dolls and their clothes today. My Mom has always sewed....we are talking regular clothes, prom dresses , wedding dresses and now these wonderful doll clothes.

Last week she designed and sewed a ball gown and tuxedo for the dolls to go to the White house for a New Years Eve party. The gown has a real mink stole and the tux was made from my Grandpa's tuxedo that wore. She had one of her regulars buy it and ask for it to have an invitation so that Terri & Jerri would not be kicked out. This is were I come in. Mom gave me a call and asked if I could make her up one to send with the clothing. It was very fun to make, even though I would not read what I was typing on the computer because it was so small. The lady was very pleased with everything including the little invitation. She decided she needed to take them to work.

I have to tell you that sometimes I fell very foolish when I spend my money on my Copics or more stamps....Well maybe just a gal paid $175.00 for this set...Not feeling foolish anymore!..Have a great day everyone, Lisa G

Saturday, December 19, 2009


Hi everyone. Yes, I am still here. I have just had one of those weeks that by the time I got home from work and took care of family things (Christmas shopping with Jerry) I was just too tired to make work this morning, but I am soooo ready to get to crafting when I get home.! The tree is up, and most of the kids' presents have been I should be able to craft all I want when I get home. Right????lol....Well, because I have not posted much this week I thought I would show you a little note card that I made just for fun last night. I have been trying to go through my scrapbook supplies that I have never used, and try to use them up. With my card today I was able to use some of the this & that from My Mind's Eye, Inc. that I purchased from QVC years ago. I just soooo had to have these, and I really think this is the first one that I have used...because I did not plan on posting this I only took pictures of the Copics I used.Sorry. Have a great day everyone. Thanks again for all of your wonderful support and comments. They all just make my day. Lisa G

Thursday, December 17, 2009


Hi guys. I know I really have not put anything up since Monday's blog hop, but it has been a busy week and not really one of the greatest for me...I thought that I would share with you a little project that I am still working on. I ran across the cutest note card book idea(sorry I don't remember who) and just had to give it a try. She is almost done except for the pencil and pencil holder part. However I am sure you can get the idea.. The book part itself is sooooo easy! I was just waiting to find small pencils. Not an easy thing at am really proud of myself though, because I was able to take my digi-Ebony and put her with my HG-Laundry...For that I have to thank Amy Young for all of her inspiration! I truly love her work. If you have never checked out her blog(and I don't think that is possible) go to . I promise you will be Amy, thank you for all of your inspiration and encouragement..You are a sweetheart.
So without further ado, here is my note card holder/book...Enjoy, and have a super Thursday. Lisa G

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

ICY DAY OFF........

Omword...I can not believe it. I got up this morning, got the kids and myself ready to go and thought about checking the local news for schools. I even turned the T.V. on and got my son his breakfast after his shower. Then as he asked me if he could change the channel I completely forgot about school closers...In my defence however I do have a whooper of a headache today due to a sinus infection..I even forgot to get the antibiotic last night before leaving work. So off we head(after I got the car door unstuck from the ice on it)to school only to come around the corner and see a poor kid running after his Mom as the police officer is flashing his light to no avail..Poor kido, got to take a ride this morning..I had to ring the school 5 times just to prove to the kids that indeed the school was closed due to icy roads! Yay kids, so sorry Dad! I thought that as I still have not done any projects for you that I would show you a picture of the lady next doors driveway. My hubby will be deicing it before I am finished..She is the sweetest and we love her like my grandma....Have a great day all and stay save. Lisa G


Hi everyone. I sure had fun at with the Club Anya blog hop...OMword...there are sooo many talented stampers and card makers out there. I am sorry, but I don't have anything to show you today. It has already been a very busy week, and we are just getting to the halfway It finally snowed here Monday night, and now we have had a day full of icy rain....It sure was hard to get my car door open when I got off work last night. The good side of the snow and ice is that I am now starting to get in the mood for Christmas..Hopefully we are putting up our tree today when I get home from work...The kids are sooo excited, and I will be sure to take some pics for you to see. Have an awesome Wednesday everyone..I am hoping to get some stamping done tonight, so I will have pics of that ya, Lisa G

Monday, December 14, 2009


Hi everyone and welcome those of you that are new to my little corner of the blog world. I am so excited for the blog hop....this is the first one that I have ever taken part of and showed others what I have come up with. I hope you enjoy it. I wanted to make a card that showed just how much I enjoy all the snow and wonderful Christmas lights that you get to see this time of year. So I used the great set of Xmas Sweeties from the Greeting Farm...I will list all of the various stamps and other products that I used to put this Christmas greeting card together.. So, I hope that I am doing this correctly. Enjoy the Hop everyone....Lisa G

cs-SU-close to cocoa
pp-American Crafts-merry mint/thin mint
stamps-TGF-Xmas sweeties, ATS-c.c.designs-winter collection-presents & wreath
Cricut carts-wild card & joy of the season
snow-Styrofoam balls