Monday, January 23, 2012

So it begins again!

Ahh, the joys of the new school semester! This time I smarter in arranging my class schedule, but not so smart on the credit hour front. 14 hrs!!!!! I'm crazy and I know it. (sing to the LMFAO tune) One class a day(with the exception of 1, don't know how I missed that one), some are close to home, one correspondence...

But I started back Thursday and will be trying to not procrastinate and keep on top of things so when March comes around, I'll be able to properly assess taking incompletes or being able to strut on through, with new baby. Again, I'm fully aware of my crazy...I embrace it really.

But, I have been able to squeeze out a few cards in the last week! I don't think any of these pertain to any challanges, just cute sketches I saw or taken from my Jeanette Lynton books. Do you have any of her books? She is actually the CEO (I'll look this up later) of Close to My Heart (Gasp!!! to all you Stampin' Up! die hards out there) She has a line of scrapbooking books and a few card books that are beautiful and very well written and I wish Shelli Gardner (or any of her talented kids) would pen books that are similar. Plus, all the dimensions are given to use the least amount of paper possible! How a bout that! I can flip though the pages for hours looking at all the beautiful details and so on. I got the Magic book for Christmas, and its all about scrap booking tricks! One day I'll venture down that road, but for now, I'll just look and drool.

Anywho, here's what I've been up to!

This Valentines card was CASED from Jeanette Lynton's Wishes book. I love the look of the "halloween-y colors for it!
**I lied...this one was submitted for Paper Players #79 Tag Challenge. Even if my tag is teeeeeny tiny!**

The is the front of a manly-birthday card for our friend. They are big Oklahoma State fans (his wife is an Alumni) hence the colors. I also wanted a chance to break out my Cricut, so it was used to cut the 'Party Time!' It's not my best, but it's simple and for a man, so that's a double whammy in the difficulty dept! :)

Inside of OSU card. The orange 'happy birthday' is popped up with dimensional.

I CASED this from a card I saw on Stampin' Connection by Dolores Bettner.
Supplies (non-SU supplies will be noted) From top to bottom:
Card 1.
Cajun craze card stock
Whisper white card stock
Halloween DSP
Black lace ribbon (retired)
Tiny Tag punch
Itty bitty flower punch
Fire and Ice brad
Whisper white bakers twine
Crystal Effects
CTMH sweetie stamp (it was given to me, so I can't even tell you the name!)

Card 2
Basic black card stock
Newsprint DSP
Basic Black satin ribbon
Cricut Cuttin' Up cartridge
Delightful Dozen stamp set
Basic Black ink
Tangerine Tango ink
Random orange and black brads

Card 3
Holiday Happiness stamp set
Cherry Cobbler card stock
Whisper white card stock
Cherry Cobbler Ink
Iridescent Ice embossing powder
Ribbon border punch
Chocolate chip taffeta ribbon

Let me know what you think! Hopefully I'll still have time to create and play along in challenges.

Have a stamp-tastic day!!


  1. Cute taggy card you've created! Thanks for playing with the Paper Players this week!

  2. Cute may be teeny but it's just perfect! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players this week!

  3. Adorable tag card! I love tiny tags! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players!

  4. Wow, Jayme, you have been so busy and what great cards! I am so pleased you joined the Paper Players with your fabulous tag card


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