Sunday, April 12, 2009


I am sooo shocked that I just whipped out 4 cards! Granted they were two designs that I was able to easily duplicate. I guess I can say I was "lucky" to have Friday off and got to get a root canal done. :-( I can usually be brave through anything, dentistry is not one of them. I took my valum like a good little girl and also begged for the strongest Nitrous that she had. With all of that and my hubby by my side, I stayed awake the whole time shaking like a leaf. Although I couldn't feel anything it still terrified me. So that was Friday.

Yesterday was our 2nd Baseball game and we didn't win. It was a long day. The boys had to be there at 3 for team pics and the game wasn't until 5. They were pretty tired. Thank goodness Nana and Papa brought Happy Meals.
Today is Easter. HAPPY EASTER TO EVERYONE!!!! Here in Texas we had some severe weather last night, so with the wet yard we hunted eggs in the house. Last night hubby and I filled little plastic eggs and hid them through the house and the boys woke up all excited this morning. Although I don't have any pics of them coloring eggs like every other year, this was still fun. It made for an awesome clean up!

With all of the excitement over and done before we celebrate my big boy turning 8...boooo hoooo..snif..snif...I was able to make a few cards. I want to make him a really good one. I haven't felt it yet. Here is what I have come up with so far. I CASED everything on this card. I just loved how simple and "boyish" it is. Here is the link to the original card.

I used the Rockabilly designer paper along with the Something Special stamp set that is available as a Level 2 Hostess gift. I also used the Large Star Punch. Just a reminder that when ordering online through my website your total purchase could qualify you in one of the Hostess Levels and allow you to get free stuff. Don't stress over it, the online ordering system will keep track of everything you qualify for and let you choose and the end of your order. I easily whipped out 2 of these cards with in about 15 minutes. SO STINKIN' EASY!!

Here is the other easy card that I whipped out today. I used the new Digistamps over at Dustin Pikes Blog on blogger. I stumbled accross a card made with one of his images on SCS and I am HOOKED!! I am stiiiiiiil waiting for my 2nd order from High Hopes Stamps (the longest shipping of any company I have EVER ordered from!, But excellent customer service) The reason I mention that is because of the adorable dragons that I ordered from High Hopes. Dustin Pike's dragons are just as cute, and so easily alterable it makes them even better!! I also ordered from his ETSY site and got my Easter files very unlike High Hopes. Go to his blog, every Wednesday he has a Freebie. Here is the birthday card I made with his dragon flying a kite. I just matted some bright patterned paper and added a sentiment in Microsoft Word and VOILA!!!

I am very excited with this card, it is so bright and cheery. I am now IN LOVE with Digistamps.

Hugs for now,



Anonymous said...

What CUUUUTE cards! Sounds like you guys had a fun Easter.

Ann Kranitz said...

Yay on being able to craft!! Boo on root canal!! Hope your Easter was great. I am in love with both of your cards!!!


Denise Clark said...

Carrie, both terrific cards! I bet he would love either one. Very boyish! :) I always say I'm going to make a figure 8 race track card for an 8 year old, but I haven't got it done yet!