Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Stamped Paper Card

I am really happy with this card because I stamped the paper also. I stamped the flourish in brown ink on the turquoise paper. Stamped the polka dot with versa mark on the brown paper. I ran the turquoise strip throw the polka dot cuttlebug embossing folder. The big flower was actually a solid flower I stamped the polka dots on the stamp before I stamped on the paper. Not sure what that technique is called. I ran the flower through the cuttlebug and put the I love you sentiment in the middle. TLF-Traci

Monday, January 26, 2009

Sympathy Card

Quick and easy card.... thanks to some pretty DP and a simple sentiment stamp. I was in the need of a sympathy card. I always struggle at making sympathy cards. TFL - Traci

I love you

Here is another card made with the cuttlebug heart embossing folder.

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Love Cards

My friend Janis let me borrow her heart embossing folder. Here are a three cards I made. TFL - Traci

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Cocktails Anyone?

Is it happy hour....?

This is one of the G Studios $1.00 stamps. I have bought a ton of them but hardly ever use them. I need to change that. TLF - Traci

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Scrap Card

Last of these scraps.

Bun in the Oven Card

This card is made from scraps of DP paper. It reminds me of a vintage kitchen which I knew would be perfect for a pregnancy congratulations card. A lady I work with just found out she was pregnant so it will be perfect.

TFL - Traci

Friday, January 16, 2009

Valentine's Card

Simple and Sweet. TFL - Traci

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Tickled Pink Card

Messing around with small stamped image.... I like the layout of the card not sure if it doesn't need more color or something. TFL - Traci

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Hugs and Kisses Card

I absolutely love how this card turned out. This paper is great. I used two different papers but the back is another design. How cool is that? I love the colors used in this paper...... the only thing I might have done different would be the blue snaps but I am not sure what I would use instead.

TFL - Traci

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Hugs and Kisses Card

I am in the need of Valentine's cards but the challenge is I want to use supplies I have on hand. I know this is not the typical red, pink, heart valentine card but I think it might work.

The paper is from SEI, the ribbon is a scrap, the hugs and kisses stamp is from Papertrey Ink. I made the scallops with my small circle punch. For the XOX I used the Red Tag Letters from cuttlebug.

Well, I think that covers it. TFL - Traci

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Love You Card

Working on some possible Valentine's cards. I have made a birthday card similar to this style before. I really like the doodling.

This card was inspired by a card I got in a swap made by D. Pfeifle.

TFL - Traci

Monday, January 5, 2009


I thought I might try making a Valentine card. This one doesn't have the traditional look of a Valentine card but I think it might work. I really like the doodling.
Thanks for looking - Traci

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Resolutions: Health

Well, I am getting back on track with my weight loss. I only gained 4 pounds over the last 6-8 weeks. Although I have not been following a diet a have been trying not to overdue to much. So, I can handle a four pound gain.

I started back eating healthy on Monday and I have already lost 2 pounds. I know it is probably water weight. But the first week back went OK.

I spent today planning meals for the week and going to the store. Tomorrow I will prepare a pot of soup, snacks and lunches for the week. I find this helps me stay on track.

I hope everyone is having a great weekend.

Take care - Traci

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Happy New Year!!!!

There is something about the new year that provides a fresh beginning. The year 2008 was a tough year for my family. We watched my brother suffer with cancer losing him just before Thanksgiving. He was the 38 years old. I don't believe I'll ever get over missing him but I am eager to start the new year.

I am going to strive for a healthy and happy year. I want to spend more time with my family. As we all grow older and busier I miss some of the simple times we have had. I yearn for more time with my husband. Although, I am thankful he has a good job I hope he has less travels in the upcoming year.

I hope to finish organizing my craft space. I can't wait to lose myself in creating something.

I know next year will be great. I know it. I wish you all the best and hope you stop by frequently in 2009.

Happy New Year!!!