Sunday, December 30, 2012

Tutorial Time Challenge

This week on Speedy TV Tutorial Time Challenge is by Jane...making a bag using the measurement of 2-4-6-8...This bag you can use for any occasion... I filled my bag with hard candy and I made sure that I used yellow cause I wanted to use this sunflower and made it bright and cheery...It snowed here in New England last night and I didn't want to think of all the shoveling that needs to be done. Go and head on to SpeedyTV and check other challenges at

Friday, December 28, 2012

Simple Salutations

This week Simple Salutations Challenge on Speedy TV is "anything goes". When I go back to work after the Christmas break is over it's a co-worker birthday so I bought a small token for her birthday and this note card will go perfect with it... I also used the Background Fun Stamp Set from Speedy TV.. Go to the site and check out other challenges at:

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Tutorial Time on Speedy TV Challenge

This week on the Tutorial Time Challenge is to make a Fold Pocket Card.. What a fun and easy fold...The best thing about this fold is you can make it any size that you need...I cut my paper 8 x 8...My card is a Thank-You card. I made a tag so it can fit into the pocket... They are announcing a snow storm here in New England so I made my card with snowflakes and holly leaves.. Go to SpeedyTV site and check other challenges @

Monday, December 24, 2012

Sketch with a Twist...

At Speedy TV "Sketch with a Twist" Challenge is to make a card following the sketch but to make it a Christmas or Holiday card...I made a Starburst with snowflakes pattern paper...We don't have any snow here "YET" but who knows we might have a White Christmas... Go to Speedy TV and check out all of the forum...there is challenges still open.

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Simple Salutations Challenge

This week challenge on Simple Salutions at Speedy TV is make a card with Santa and a sentiment... I made this card with the thought that Santa will be hanging his hat soon and the sentiment will will not hear until 2013... You still have time to join in other challenges @
Merry Christmas to all...

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Friends of Speedy TV

The winner for last week challenge has been picked so that means another challenge at Friends of Speedy TV has been posted... This week is to make a Happy Holidays Card...What I like to do is go into a store and look at their gift tags especially the one that you can write on the back them.. The one I use I bought at Michael's Craft Store last makes a wonderful embellishment on a card... Come on check out Speedy TV forum at

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Friends of Speedy TV Challenge

This week at Friends of Speedy TV Challenge is make a project of somthing you can put in your tree, stocking or Christmas table. I made these Rudolph Puzzle Ornaments..I glue three pieces of puzzle paint them brown added two wiggly eyes and a very small red pom-pom... These were so much fun and easy to do. Please check other challenges on Speedy TV at: Happy Holidays to all

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Simple Salutations Challenge

This week on Speedy TV Simple Salutations Challenge is make a card with a tree on it..Here is my card it was made with a embossing folder and clear rhinestones the ribbon is gold also but it didn't show very well. This card is going to my sister. I make her card to match the theme of her Christmas tree that she puts up in her home...This year theme for her is "gold"...It's a simple card but the gold is very pretty. Go to SpeedyTV and check other challenges at Happy Holidays to all!

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Simple Salutations Challenge

This week challenge is to make a card using one of the following: a church, a winter flower or a pumpkin...if you do all three cards you'll be entered three time.. I pick the winter flower Pointsettia and I colored it in real life these pink one are so delicate...that is why I like them so much
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Friends of Speedy TV Challenge

This week is to make a Christmas Card...I made a Christmas Tree Card but I used the technique of Iris's a clean and simple card..I used scrap paper from my stash and viola a card...I added a green star rhinestone and a small red bow.
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Saturday, November 17, 2012

Tutorial Time Challenge

This week for the tutorial challenge is called "Liquid Pearl" by Lagene Sands. I added liquid pearl on my embossed background paper with Opal Liquid Pearl by Ranger. Also Buttercup Liquid Pearl for the center of my Poinsettia and around my tag of the sentiment... Go to SpeedyTV and there is so much to see and do at:

Simple Saluations

This challenge on SpeedyTV "Simple Saluations" is to make a card using a Cabin or Mountains...I had this image on file that I picked up on the internet...My daughter and her family lives in a log home, it's a very nice house and their neighbors are animals that roam on their 50 acres land. This image makes me think of them. I colored it with colored pencils and inked around it..I added glitter glue for the snow on the ground
the glue made the paper warp nice effect also silver glitter on the edge of the rood top. Check Speedy TV other challenges at:

Monday, November 12, 2012

Bubble Wrap Challenge

All I can say about this "bubble wrap" challenge was it was fun to do... Debbie gives a great tutorial step by step on how to take bubble wrap and roll it on to your card. I used Night Sky, Country Grey and Blue Jay paint to my base cardstock.. Come on go to SpeedyTV and look at the wonderful cards and much more at

Friday, November 9, 2012

Friends of Speedy TV Challenge

The challenge at Speedy TV for FOSTV is to make an "anything goes" card so I'm on a roll on making my Christmas Cards. I like the silver ribbon so I added silver glitter from Martha Stewart, leftover paper from my stash...It's a wonder to me how many cards one can make with one tree stamp.. Check out Speedy TV challenge at I also entered this card on CardMaker Member Challenge.

Winter Bird...

Speedy TV Simple Saluations Challenge this week is to make a card using a winter bird. I colored the cardinal in red with a marker, glitter from Martha Stewart and a simple sentiment...I also used a sizzix embossing folder and a white doily. Speedy TV has many more challenges to do please check it out at

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Sketch with a Twist Challenge...

Speedy TV Sketch with a Twist is to make a card and use more than one sentiment or words...I used one sentiment and two words. My image is a wreath that I colored with markers and sprinkled Martha Setwart glitter for the berries..The background paper was a scrap from last year stash..the embellishment is a sliver ribbon and three red rhinestones. Go to for more challenges, video and tips on cardmaking.

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Simple Salutations Challenge

This week at Simple Salutations Challenge is make a wild or domestic cat card... I had a hard time finding the right paper to do the cat then suddendly I came across a paper swap I did awhile back and voila the perfect paper to use... I cut out the cat from Animal Kingdom Cricut. Used Swiss Dots Folder a Spellbinder die cut.I also used the sentiment from Mark'a Finest Papers Stamp Set "Above the Rest". Go to and check out other challenges.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Tutorial Time Challenge

The tutorial challenge on Speedy TV by Lois Bak was a Tri-Shutter Card. She had a tutorial with all the measurements on how to make this card. I made my theme of snowflakes... Check out Lois tutorial and join in the challenge at:

Friday, November 2, 2012

Speedy TV Challenge with a Twist

This week twist on "Speedy TV with a Twist Challenge" is to make a tag or add a tag on your card..The sketch was horizontal I chose to do mine vertical...all the elements are there. Another Christmas Card to add to my stash. There's always new challenges every week and you could win a free stamp set. Check it out at

Friends of Speedy TV Challenge

This week challenge at FOSTV is to make Clean & Simple (CAS) Card using the Sketch that is provided. I thought that I would start making my Christmas Cards. I love blue so my card is mostly blue with a touch of "red" to show off the hearts. Please join in the fun and come over to forum and what you could win at:

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Tutorial Time on Speedy TV Challenge

Here is my card that I made for the tutorial challenge on Speedy TV... Pat G. made a great tutorial on how to make a brick wall. I never did one before but I was impressed on how easy it was to do. I used Plum, Pumpkin, Red and Walnut inks to do my wall. My pumpkin cut out of ovals and the vines from my Cricut cutting machine. Please go over to Speedy TV and check out the fourm at:

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Sketch with a Twist Challenge...

Here is my card that I made for the challenge "Sketch with a Twist". I made a birthday card... The TWIST is to use several stamp sets and follow the Sketch... I used stamp sets from Speedy TV collections. The first one is from ABOVE THE REST I used the sentiment "Live the High Life" & "Congrats". The second set is from BACKGROUND FUN I stamped the "Cracked Background" and the "Happy Birthday". I cut the balloons from my Cricut cutting machine Go ahead and check out the site at and join in the fun at:

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Simple Salutations Challenge

The challenge for Simple Salutations is to make a card with fruits or vegetables. Where I live it's Fall Season it's also apple picking. My basket and apples were cut from my Cricut cutting machine. My salutation is simple but life can be beautiful! Check out more challenge at:

Friends of Speedy TV Challenge

This week at Speedy TV I did the challenge for FOSTV..the challenge was to make a Halloween or Harvest Card...I picked to make a Halloween Card it's that time of the year to have fun with Halloween... I learned how to make this "Twisted Fancy Fold" it's so easy to make and I used some of my Halloween pattern paper and Swiss Dots Embossing Folder. Cut out two ghosts from Sizzix and a simple "Happy Hollween" sentiment inside. This twisted fancy fold is great for holding gift card inside. For more challenges check out:

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Simple Salutations...

Simple Salutations Challenge is from Speedy TV...This week theme is make a card with Planes,Trains & Automobiles. What a fun challenge and perfect for my birthday card. I have a newphew who just turned two that is why I made two planes on his card. I used my cricut cartridge "Stand and Salute" I cut the planes at 2 inches. For my simple salutations I used the sentiment from "Mark's Finest Paper a Heinrich Company" clear stamp "Background Fun"... Come and check out other challenges at:

Friday, September 28, 2012

Sketch Challenge #13

Speedy Tv challenge with a twist is to make a card with the Harvest/Autumn theme. Also there is a sketch to follow...I had leaves stickers and a leaf embossing folder a little of brown ink around the edges, a simple sentiment a tiny little orange bow. Go and check out everything at:

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Speedy TV Sketch Challenge with a Twist...

The twist for this challenge is to make your card for a friend... Well I have the friend it's perfect timing cause her birthday is just around the corner and I'll have it ready on time... You also need to do the sketch...I'm pretty straight on doing sketch as shown. If your checking out my blog why don't you visit Speedy TV site and see all the other challenges at

Friday, September 7, 2012

Simple Salutations # 10

Speedy TV Simple Salutations Challenge # 10 is to make a card with an animal. I had these 3-D monkeys on my craft table and I thought it would a great sentiment of "Hang in there"...I used my cricut machine to cut the leave and a swirl cuttlebug folder also made clouds with a scallop round cicle, added mini butterflies. This card could be used as get well card but I'm sending it to two little boys who just started in a new school... Go to to see other challenges.

Challenge with a Twist

This week Speedy TV Challenge with a Twist is to use "lace" and follow the sketch. I used my lace as the separation to divide the card...I also wanted to start my Christmas cards early this year, I'm always waiting till the last minute to do them. This was a perfect time to start...I also like snowflakes. I used snowflakes cutterbug folder and sentiment from Studio G and a very little snowflake paper punch. I layered the card twice and the embellishment is a foam snowflake... Join in the fun and check out other challenge at:

Friday, August 24, 2012

Simple Saluations

On Speedy TV there is many challenges...This one goes on every Wednesday and you get a change to win a wonderful clear stamp set from Marks Fines Papers, A Heinrich Co. This challenge is make a clean and simple "flower" card with sentiment. Who doesn't like to receive flowers? And what better way to receive it through a handmade card. I used Martha Stewart flower punch, Swiss Dots Cuttlebug Folder, rhinestones and a bow from my stash also a paper doily. Added a simple sentiment and a simple butterfly. Viola a wonderful and simple card... Check out the site and join in.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Speedy TV Sketch with a Twist

This week at Speedy Tv Sketch with a Twist is to follow the sketch and the twist is to make it a birthday card...We all have birthdays in the month of August and I'm not any different from everyone else..I have two grand-children who has birthdays a week apart. I'm also waiting for my youngest daughter to deliver her first baby and it could be an August baby too..What a busy month, yikes!! I made my card with lace, stick pin and a touch of red from the black and white that I used... Perfect for a female card. There is also more challenge on the site @

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Speedy TV Challenge with a Twist

MFP Speedy TV Challenge with Twist is to follow the sketch but the twist is to add an animal...I chose a bird, I had an Eagle Clear Stamp perfect for a male birthday card... Material that I used: Scrap and Card Stock from Recollectons Star Rhinestones: Micheal's bargain bin Walnut Ink: Nicole Craft (AC Moore) Spellbinder: Ribbon Banner Sentiment: Paper Studio Swiss Dot Cuttlebug Folder Eagle Clear Stamp: Oreintal Trade Check out the site @

Friday, July 13, 2012

Sketch w/ a Twist

Speedy Tv is a new site to me but I've been checking it out for a while so I dedcided to join in one of their challenge. I picked the "Sketch with a Twist". This challenge twist is to use three pattern paper... I used papers from DCWV and from my scrap stash... I also used my computer to type out the sentiment. For the Sun I used my cricut cartridge (Doodlecharm). Ribbon from Offray, Butterfly came from a puch that my sister gave to me. The Sun Face from Peachy Keen Stamps w/ Menento ink... I had a great time doing this challenge...Hope to see you there! Here is the site: Please check it out there is other challenges to do...enjoy

Saturday, March 17, 2012

"Let's get Sketchy"

Cardz TV Challenge is to use the sketch that has been provided... You can use it the way it is or you can turned the way you want to make your card. I made an Easter card and used my Doodlecharms Cartridge. Come on join the fun...Hope to see you there!! My card making friend Teresa is having a challenge on her blog...all you have to do is use your scraps from your scrap pile...My card is all from my scrap pile..the only part that is not from scrap is the white card base... Jump over her blog and check it out at:

Friday, March 16, 2012

For Emily

I was reading on Dustin Pike forum the other day and he had a letter about a little girl who has been sick. You can pick one of his image (free) and make a card for this little girl and post it on his site he would then mail you the other images... Why not do this for somebody who needs a little something special in her life... You can read everything on his site. Thanks for stopping by my blog...and check Dustin Pike site @

Friday, January 13, 2012

"The 3 R's" Challenge

Over at CardzTV is having a challenge and they named it "The 3 R's" your project or card must have all three or one of them. Which is Ribbon, Rhinestones or Rick Rack...
I choose to put all three on my card.
The rick rack is the stem for my flower the ribbon is the petal and I added a rhinestone in the center of my flower and below my sentiment...
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What a fun challenge and so many ideas will come out of it...
Thank you for coming by my blog. I would love to hear from if you came to visit...
Have a good day!

Friday, January 6, 2012

Creative Freebie Challenge at Outlawz

This image came from Ann Fenton on the site of The Outlawz...You can get his image by joining the challenge. You have two weeks to make and enter your card or project on the forum..
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My material I used to make my card:
Base Card: Kraft Cardstock from The Paper Store
The background paper is from leftover from my scrap pile
Rhinestones: Studio G
Ribbon: Offray
Coloring: Crayola Twistable and Sansodor Slovent
Sentiment: Unknown
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