Sunday, January 19, 2014

A Whole Lot Going On!

Hello and welcome! I have lots to share with you today!
First- it is the day of my Top 13 of 2013 drawing! (Yup- it is my birthday and I had a fabulous day!) I did it the old fashioned way...all the names in a hat!
And the winner is.. Debbie Caldwell! Debbie, please email me at digirlwiz at comcast dot net and let me know if you want a GC to Oozak or Paper Smooches!!

Sandy asked the OWH cardmakers to send in kits for CHA for the Make and Give; so I sent in 3 sets. Sandy posted all of the cards on Pinterest (  )and here are my cards! I almost forgot to take can see 2 are tucked into the envelopes- lol!
Paper Smooches stamps are so fun for kids (and grown ups, too)! I used my Cricut to cut the sun and the mountains, a Fiskars punch for the grass and the rest of the elements are too-cute Paper Smooches. 

 I used an OWH Hero Arts fundraiser stamp for my next card! I paper pieced the elephants, put them on an Action Wobble, and made a flip card with my Cricut. I like the movement of the wobble and the flip action when you open the card. The base paper is actually a deeper red-not the pink as it appears here! I wanted the card to be gender neutral with the red, blue and green!

A pouty Unity Stamps boy....I really liked coloring him! I tried to make his shirt shaded just right to make him look like he has a pudgy belly to go with his plump little cheeks! I want to hug this little guy! The papers for this card and the elephants are by Carta Bella- the Rough and Tumble line. Ohhh, so nice and thick, a nice texture and 2 sided! The kind of paper that makes me happy!

On to new cards! The midweek thrown down was to make bunny I decided to make a Cricut bunny- Rabbit from Winnie the Pooh. I used a general sentiment so he can be used anytime. Kids still love Pooh-right? 

And today's sketch: (Marlene always comes up with a good one!)

I decided to make another bunny card:
The panel behind the image is green- not yellow-- I am not sure why it came out such a funky color! I like this sketch- I like them all-they are so great to give me some direction!

And boo hoo for my beloved Patriots! I was hoping for a win but it was not to be...congrats to the Broncos!

Have a wonderful week and please take a moment tomorrow to remember  Martin Luther King, Jr and remember all the good he achieved and stood for!
Thanks for stopping by,


  1. Great cards...your Rabbit card really stand out to that background paper and he pops so nicely on the green! tfs!!!

  2. My goodness, you've been busy! What a great collection of cards! Think the one you posted for the sketch is my favorite -- that little bunny is really calling to me. :)

  3. Wow!!! Great card kits for CHA, and I love your bunny on this week's sketch..

  4. Your sketch card is too cute! I love your dinosaur card, what fun!!! All your cards are great! Your choice of papers and stamps make for great cards!

  5. Great cards Diane. I have to say your midweek throwdown card is my favorite. Yes, Winnie the Pooh and Friends are still in (grandchildren love them), Sorry about the Pats! TFS!

  6. Happy belated birthday, and I'm glad you had a good one! All of these cards are so cute! I love the kits, and especially the sketch card! Well done on all!
    Sorry about your Patriots - Brady just didn't seem to have his game on yesterday. On the other hand, how amazing is Peyton Manning to make such a great comeback after several neck surgeries? I'm still hearing "Omaha! Omaha! Omaha!" in my head this morning! LOL

  7. Wishing you a wonderful birthday! That little bunny is so cute! The lighting messes up my card photos as well but it still looks great. :)

  8. I saw your cute card on the OWH blog and had to stop by. I LOVE your creative interpretation of the OWH sketch! Nice to meet you! I am your newest follower!

  9. Awesome cards! So many cute images and great ideas! Thanks for sharing ~

  10. Lovely card,love the colours ,thanks for sharing.

    hugs paula x


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