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Friday, March 30, 2012

52 Tags in 2012 Ch# 13 (Week 13)

52 Tags Week #13 Challenge:
For Week # 13, Create a tag in any style you'd like. 
On the back write the name of your 
favorite song, who sings it, when it was released, and why you like it.

Project #81 of this year
Poketful of Sunshine by Natasha Bedingfield


Sunshine cut @ 1 3/4" from CREATE A CRITTER.


Croc under tree cut from CROCS RULE (Lite) @ 4 3/4".


Grass @ 1 1/2" from PLANTIN SCHOOL BOOK and used a corner rounder on the ends.


Brickyard & Divine Swirls Cuttlebug folders used for top of tree. Pajama Stripes Cuttlebug folder used for tree trunk.
"Hello honey" from Mary's CARDZ TV STAMPS "Going Buggy". I stamped it with pink ink first, then for a shadow effect, stamped it again alittle off in black. I love the way it turned out!




Tag base is cut from ELEGANT EDGES "Swirl 2" on page 39 cut @ 4 1/2" using the Oblong and Shadow features.

Background paper from Recollections "All Girl" stack.


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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Made in the Shade

Project #88 of this year
Hello! Thought I'd show you a TALL card I made today using CROCS RULE Cricut Lite Cartridge and Mary's FUN IN THE SUN Cardz TV Stamp set.

  • Tall measures 9" x 8"... scored @ folded @ 4". This will fit into a #10 Business Size envelope.
  • Pattern papers from Walmart's Spring paper stack
  • Buttons from Joanns
  • Croc in relaxing cut @ 3 1/4"
  • Thread added for hammock ties
  • Papers inked around the edges with brown Colorbox Chalk ink
  • FUN IN THE SUN stamp set used for sentiment from Mary's CARDZ TV STAMPS
Have a fun day!

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Summer Vacation... Already?

Today is Tuesday, so that means there is a brand new Scripture Word Art available for FREE to download over @ Dee's Bugaboo Boutique. Here is the card I made using this Scripture today.

Project #90 of this year



  •  A2 size card (4 1/4" x 5 1/2")
  • Background pattern paper from Hobby Lobby
  • Butterfly rhinestones from Recollections
  • Clear Dew Drops from Michael's
  • Sunshine from CREATE A CRITTER cut @ 1 3/4"
  • Tree from STRAIGHT FROM THE NEST p. 38 cut @ 4 1/4"
  • Grass layers from STRAIGHT FROM THE NEST P. 41 cut @ 2"
  • "Summer Vacation" stamp from Mary's CARDZ TV STAMPS "Fun in the Sun" set



Monday, March 26, 2012

Join Us During DISNEY Week!

If you are looking for THE SCRAPBOOKING QUEENS ROYAL DIGI CHALLENGE, Click Here.


Join us the week of
Sunday, April 8th thur Saturday, April 14th 
for a week full of projects featuring:
Disney, Winnie the Pooh, Sesame Street, Pixar, & other such characters we all LOVE.

This is NOT a blog hop.
All of us crafters who will be participating in DISNEY WEEK will provide a list of all our friends also posting Disney projects this week. You can visit as many as you'd like at your convenience.

We may not have a new project every day of the week posted, but you can be assured that all projects we post that week will be somehow Disney related.

We are so excited! We can't wait to show you what we are up to in the craft room!
Hope you will stop by!
Smiles! :) Janis

You're My Hunny Bunny

It's the last Monday of the month, so that means there's a brand new Digi Challenge starting today over at The Scrapbooking Queen's Royal Castle.

Project #89 of this year




  • A2 size EASEL card
  • Solid papers from Recollections
  • Pattern papers from K&Co Swee Nectar stack
  • Image mat cut from CROCS RULE @ 4" and 4 1/4" for shadow
  • Sentiment mat cut from CROCS RULE @ 2" and 2 1/4" for shadow
  • Image mat embossed with Cuttlebug
  • Digi Image from Pink Cat Studio 
  • Sentiment stamp from Mary's CARDZ TV STAMPS "Easter Punnies" set



Saturday, March 24, 2012

Cardz TV Stamps Blog Hop!

First of all, HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our son, James, who is 24 today! Love you!! Please scroll down to previous post from this morning to see my post for Jimmy's birthday. Thanks!



Welcome to Mary's CARDZ TV STAMPS BLOG HOP! You should have arrived here from MARY'S CARDZ TV blog, if not CLICK HERE to start at the beginning!

We are thrilled that you are hopping along with us today and tomorrow. You are going to go BUNNY-listic over all the EGG-cellent projects for Easter and Spring we are going to show you. I LOVE being on Mary's Design Team. Everyone is so talented, so nice, and just so fun to hang around in blogland!

This blog hop will run today, March 24 to midnight Sunday, March 25th. The Blog Candy WINNER will be announced the following Monday, March 26th over at Mary's CARDZ TV blog.  Mary will be giving 2 sets of CTV Stamps of the winner's choice for blog candy! 2 SETS! OF THE WINNER'S CHOICE!  WOW!!!

Here is a look at all the current stamp sets Mary has available to choose from..... decisions... decisions.... You can see them all and do some shopping @ CARDZ TV STAMPS or by CLICKING HERE.





























For my EASTER / SPRING project, I decided to decorate a little flower pot I got from Dollar General for $1.00.

Project #88 of this year

  • Carrots cut @ 1 3/4" from CREATE A CRITTER p. 26
  • Bunny cut @ 3 1/2" from CREATE A CRITTER p. 26
  • Sentiment Mat cut @ 2" for Shadow & 1 3/4" from PHRASE option from CREATE A CRITTER p. 33
  • Some Bunny Loves You sentiment stamp from Mary's EASTER PUNNIES stamp set
  • The sentiment is stuck in the flower pot with a toothpick.
  • The bunny is stuck in the flower pot with a Twist Crayon (I LOVE THESE)
This is just a reminder, that crafting is supposed to be FUN and CREATIVE. You do not have to have all the latest gadgets and gizmos to play. Use what you have. Improvise. Create. If it makes you smile, it will make someone else smile as well.

Thank you again for hopping along with us! Your next stop is SUSAN @ IT'S ME SUSAN P! If you get lost along the way, just go back to the beginning at Mary's CARDZ TV blog. 

Smiles! Have a HOPPING good time on our BLOG HOP!  :) Janis

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