Wednesday, August 11, 2010


This is my cutting and die machine table. And where I try to take photo's of my stuff. I don't think Bailey is impressed with my skills!

And this pretty much looks like last week! I just finished the Simon Says Stamp and Show challenge and the CCC. Looks like I never put anything away!!!

CCC #9 Distress Crackle

Turn to page 42 in Tim's Compendium of Curiosities, lets get cracking! I used Weathered wood on the skull, Aged Mahagony on the heart, and Rock Candy Crackle Paint on the scrap of paper. Check out the other fabulous artwork on Linda's blog!

Simon Says Stamp Challenge

Check out the challenge This weeks challenge is Things With Wings, and mine is Time Flies.

Monday, August 09, 2010

Check it out!

Check out the blog candy that Stacy is giving away! Awesome blog candy! All Tim Holtz!!!!

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Whats On Your Workdesk Wednesday

I've been lurking around every Wednesday, mainly to see who is messier then me...Not many...I'm hoping by posting this, I will be inspired to clean up this mess! I've been doing the CCC's over on, which leads to trying something else, which leads to mass chaos on my desk! Looks like I need to take an hour...or two and clean this up!

Check out Julia's Blog, to see more!

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Turn to page 39, in your Compendium of Curiosities, and start Inking Grunge! Challenge #8, posted on Linda's blog, is in full swing. I loved how this turned out, and I love inking grunge. It is messy though. I ran my tag through the Big Shot, using Tim's wood grain folder. The bird is left over from the Shabby Chic challenge. When I get done with all these challenges, I think I will put all my tags on a ring, and keep for future reference.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

CCC #7

CCC #7 is Tinted Vision Fragments. I'm having trouble getting some of Tim's products out here in the boonies, but I got a lot on order! Hoping they come soon! Sooo....I had to improvise on my "fragment". Its the cover on a blood pressure gauge. I've been taking apart anything that might have a gear, or other salvageable part in it.
I used a sun from a reproduction postcard. In the postcard, he was sorta cute. But now I think he looks creepy! This weeks CCC can be found on page 55 of Tim Holtz's Compendium of Curiosities book. Check out Linda's blog for all the details!

Saturday, July 24, 2010

CCC #4

Challenge #4, Shabby Chic! Found on page 49. First time working with grungepaper...LOVE this stuff!!! Check out Linda's blog,, for all the details, and to join in the fun!

Compendium of Curiosities Challenges

Challenge #3, page 51 of Compendium of Curiosities. Alcohol Monoprints, and I need to practice this one a lot more! Check out Linda's blog-

CCC #1, Water stamping technique, found on page 35. This is an awesome way to get depth and layers. One of my favorites!

CCC #5, Distress Embossing Powder, page 43. Really neat effect! Thanks to Linda for the challenges!

CCC #6

Trying to catch up with Linda's Compendium of Curiosities Challenges, check out her blog,

This weeks challenge can be found on page 66.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Old Guys Rule!

Birthday card for hubby.
Motorcycle stamp is from SU, and the pp is the Old Guys Rule paper. Steve got a real kick out of the pp.

Monday, June 14, 2010

BSS Challenge

Buffalo Stamps and Stuff Challenge
Last Mondays challenge was to make a spinner card. I'm a little late, as the new challenge is posted. I'd never tried a spinner card. I have to admit, every time I tip it, and see the chick spin, I giggle!

Sunday, June 13, 2010

West Springfield MA Stamp Show

Met up with Internet friends!
The show was fantastic. Some of my favorite stamp vendors were there, and a lot that bacame new favorites! I bought lots of stuff, and am in the process of trying to sort, use and store it all! Had a great day!