Thursday, December 29, 2011

Flaming Ants............Get'em HOT!!!

I know finally a post
Merry Christmas
Happy New Year

This FABULOUS image is an early release from
it is called
They are HOT, aren't they??!! 
It comes with colored and outlined images, and great digi paper
that goes so well!

So come on over and check out all 4 new early releases

And I am so excited to let you all know of a SUPER SALE, 
 Doodle Pantry is having


50% off the purchases of regularly priced digital products (EXCLUDES gift certificates AND watermarks) from December 29 through January 2, 2012!!!
I'm not finished
  not only will you save with this sale
 but also will receive
 Little Hummingbird
  LIMITED TIME FREE with a purchase
 from Dec 29-31, 2011 ONLY! 

What a sale!!!

Challenges entered:
The Paper Shelter = tied bow
Simon Says Stamp = anything goes
Shopping our Stash Challenge #32 - Tie it up use ribbon,
twine, rick rack or a Bugaboo image
Crafting when we can #8 - Friendship
Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge #166 = anything goes
Delicious Doodles = anything goes
Stampin for the Weekend #23 = anything goes
Lil Red Wagon = something NEW 

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

New Team member!!........Pile it On

 Hi All
Just a shout out here
I was selected to be a team member of a Fab challenge blog called
would like to say Thank You and I am looking forward to working with all of you!!!

each Sunday a  new challenge
(except for the month of December, which is a moth long challenge,
theme is Bling, check it out HERE)

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Happy Holiday..........Christmas Wreath

Today I made a fun Christmas card with an image from Doodle Pantry 
As soon as I saw this I thought is should be hanging from a window (lol)
And yes it looks like it belongs there!!

Doodle Pantry is also sponsoring
"Christmas Glitz"
so pop on over and join in on the fun
 for the chance to win some FAB prizes!

And don't forget to stop in at Doodle Pantry 
where Laurie is running a GREAT SALE
You may take 30% off the purchases
of regularly priced digital products (EXCLUDES gift certificates)
 from November 25 through December 24, 2011!!!

Challenges entered:

ABC Christmas Challenge = Christmas anything
Bee Crafty = it's Christmas
Crazy Challenge = anything goes
Squirrel and the Fox = Christmas
2 Sisters Challenge Blog = Christmas
Paper Shelter = anything goes
Simon Says = Christmas Photo Montage
Divas by Design = anything goes


Thursday, December 8, 2011

Balloon Ants....Happy Birthday

 I have a FUN  Doodle Pantry card for you today
I used the Pre-Colored image, and two of the digi papers that comes from this cute set from Laurie, called Balloon Ants!!
So much fun and easy putting this together.
The sketch is from
Sketches by Carly # 45

Challenges also entered:
Make it Monday = anything goes
Crafty Boots = Anything goes
Divas by Design = anything goes
Paper Shelter = It's a Celebration
Card Mak'in Mamas = sentiments
Live, Laugh, Love, Create 2 = something new (punch & Digi)
Pile it On = bling
Thanks for stopping by
and leaving your comments!!

Friday, December 2, 2011

Christmas Wreath

Just a quick post, 
This is one of Doodle Pantry's wonderful digi images, called
Christmas Wreath
I just touched it up with some bling, and wa-la!!
So easy to work with

Also check out Doodle Pantry's month long sale!!

You may take 30% off the purchases of regularly priced digital products (EXCLUDES gift certificates) from November 25 through December 24, 2011!!!

Doodle Pantry is also sponsor of
The Scrapbooking Queen's Challenge Blog
the Theme is Christmas and Winter Wonderland
so Stop on over and join in the fun!!!

Make it Monday =anything goes
The Ribbon Reel = anything goes
Digi Stamps 4 Joy = Christmas, but no animals
Divas by Design #16 = anything goes
Fab n Funky Challenge = anything goes
Paper Shelter Challenge = anything goes
Simon says Stamp = anything goes
Party Time Tuesday #44 = anything goes

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Cute Quail & Doodle Pantry Callenge

Just a reminder, it's not to late to get in on
 Doodle Pantry's Challenge #18
it ends on 11/24, so hurry
all participants will receive
Wishbone Ants FREE

This card was created with a set called
which for a limited time is FREE with purchase
this is the pre-colored image, which is so super cute and easy to put together a great card!
For this card I followed the sketch from
Such a great sketch to work with!!

Challenges entered:
Sweet n Sassy = all about the birds
Shellys Images = anything goes
Pile it On = anything with a P
My Mums Craft Shop = anything with wings
CCEE Stampers = 2 diecut/punches
Stampavie and more = anything but a square
Create me Pink = Digi Stamp Challenge
Cooking it up with Katie - punch/ink/embossing
Papercraft Star = anything goes
Lollipop Crafts = anything goes

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving to All!

Hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends!
I am truely grateful for everything and everyone, the dear Lord has blessed me with!

With the Holiday a couple days away, I made this card for a challenge by
Craft Your Passion, in which Doodle Pantry is the sponsor for.
This image is from Laurie's newest creations, called

it comes in Black and white and pre-colored images, so much fun to work with!
So pop on over and join in the fun

I paired this up with a sketch challenge over at

Images: Doodle Pantry Pilgrim Sheep
Ink: Colored with Copics, SU
DP: Pilgrim Sheep (comes with images)
Cardstock: SU
Handmade flowers, spellbinders

Craft your Passion = Fall colors
The Pink Elephant = Giving Thanks
Paper Playtime = Sentiment
Card Mak'in Mamas = Thanksgiving
Pattie's Creations = Thanksgiving
Raise the Bar = Time to Feast

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Baby Shower Card

While there are tons of Holiday cards being posted all over,
I just wanted to post a quick Card made for a Baby Shower
While I did plan on and having it based on the Sketch from Sweet Sketch Wedensday #127, I never made the deadline,( oh the drama in life) but that's okay, still LOVE the sketch! 

Challenges entered:

Daisy Doodle Creative Challenge - anything goes digi
Paper Sundae - digi image
Charisma Cardz - make it cutesy
Make it Monday = anything

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Doodle Pantry Blop Hop Winners.........

Hi all!
The annoucement of the WINNERS, is up at Doodle Pantry Blog
and there was a $15 winner hidden on MY BLOG!!!!
and Congrats to ALL

Thank you all for hopping along with us,
Viewing and commenting on the WONDERFUL creations
this truely talented team came up with!!
Hope we inspired you, to come up with some creations of your own!!

For the $10 coupon prizes, chose linky entries 2, 11, 15, 20, and 21
......who are........

 And the TWO BONUS $15 coupon winners are chosen from the following blogs:

Cat Spicer from commenting on Vicki's blog

Sandy from Lorianna's blog

Don't forget the Doodle Pantry Digi Challenge #18
 This month Laurie is giving away a wonderful set called "Wishbone Ants" to all participants.
 You must use a Doodle Pantry image (not only a sentiment) to enter.
 The challenge runs through November 24th so you have plenty of time to get those creations in!

Sunday, November 6, 2011

A NEW Doodle Pantry Digi Challenge #18.......

Come join us for
Doodle Pantry challenge #18.
Here's a Card I created for our Challenge!
This is from a set called

 Did you know that just for participating,
 you will receive a free digital stamp set
This set includes both colored and outline images,
3 sentiments, and 2 digital papers.
That's even before it comes up for sale in Doodle Pantry's Store on November 25.
What a deal!
Wishbone Ants
 Let me tell you that you will really want this set
and to get it for free is even better!

Stop over and see what the Design Team members put together with this FAB set!

Thanks for stopping by!

Challenges entered:

Sketches by Carly #43

Totally Papercrafts #91 = Stitch it      (I did, LOL, Tried?:()
Crafting Journey = use a digi
Catch the Bug = Anything goes
Mark's Finest Papers = #80  Fall or Winter Theme
One Stop Craft Challenge = Things in 3's  (3 snowflakes, 3 CS)
Card Makin Mama's = Die Cuts
Miami Doodles = #37  Christmas

Saturday, November 5, 2011

DOODLE PANTRY Blog Hop......12 days of Christmas

Hello and welcome to the
We are going to hop through the next 4 days, displaying creations from the team,
 at the posibilities of Laurie's New creation,
What a fabulous set this is and it's huge!
You get all the pre-colored images and the outline versions,
along with the sentiments
 and matching Designer paper.
So... grab a cup of tea,
 hot chocolate, or your favorite beverage and enjoy the hop.
 You'll get inspired and motivated to create some of your own projects

If you have come from Kathy's Blog - Winter Creations  you are right on track
  If you want to start at the beginning and go all the way through,
 start at Doodle Pantry BLOG
 where the hop order will be posted for your convenience.

And now on to my creation, an
Easel Card

I also created
These cute Pillow boxes, using the SU pillow box die
How much fun would this be for that someone special to open one of these, filled with something special in them?

And now onto the next blog, which is
to see what SUPER creation she came up with!!
Ps.  her blog is FABULOUS!!


 these being selected from the linky entrants, HERE   
 And to top all that off, we will be selecting TWO BONUS commenters from all the comments left on two of our Design Teams blogs to win a $15 coupon prize...... no one knows which blog from our blog roll list Laurie will randomly choose a winner from, so just comment on them all to increase your chances at winning a bonus prize!

Remember to leave me a comment
I strongly encourage you to check the
 Doodle Pantry Blog
 to find out how YOU may be eligible to win

Challenges entered:

Sweet and Sassy Digi Challenge = Christmas/ Holidays
Sarah Hurley Challenge Blog = Use more than 2 images
Crimbo Crackers = anything goes as long as it's Christmas
Crafty Catz Challenge = Anything goes
Winter Wonderland Challenge = make it sparkle
The Outlawz = Fancy Folds
All that Scraps = Anything goes
Paper Crafting Journey = use a digi

Friday, November 4, 2011

A reminder........

Hi all
Just a quick reminder about a couple things going on over at the
starting tomorrow
November 5th

First, don't forget about the Blog Hop going on from Nov. 5th to 8th
We are previewing Doodle Pantry's NEW release,
12 Days of Christmas
Come and join in the fun!
I hope you'll join us, as we will have prizes and LOTS of FUN 
and it will be EASY to enter.

And as always, tomorrow is the 5th, so we can't forget what that means!?!?
It's the start of a NEW DOODLE PANTRY Challenge
All you have to do is use a Doodle Pantry image (not just sentiment),
 link it up to the blog
 and you receive the Wishbone Ants set for free!
Just for playing along
See everyone there tomorrow!!

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Just a little something..............

A friend of mine just got a new vehicle,  
 Good Luck Nancy!!   ....................
But, saying goodbye to her old one was a toughy!!! (it's okay!  :(  lol
so I popped this card together for her,
 (hoping she gets it before this post!)
 and hoping it cheers her up and wishing her all the best with her New wheels!!! 
 Big HUGS!!!
The picture doesn't show it, but I heat embossed the bumper and hub caps, in silver, so they look like chrome, LOL, it looks neat
The image is from Gina K



Papertake weekly = anything goes + bling
Just for Fun = fav Stamp - no digi
Make it Monday = anything
Come and get it = anything goes
Ribbon Carousel = anything goes

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Doodle Pantry November New Release

It's November 1, and there is a whole lot going on over at
 with November's NEW RELEASES
I was able to play with
 the New Release called
which is so cute!!

Laurie's sets always coordinate!  It's so easy to use her sets!
Look how vibrant her pre-colored images are!
Included are her Designer Papers

And FREE with purchase is the New set called
and it is so cute,
 you will get pre-colored and outlined images

Don't forget the DPDC # 18,
 starting on November 5th

So HOP on over to see all the new FABULOUS images Laurie has come up with over at
And see what the rest of the Design Team came up with!

Speaking of HOPPING!?!?
You won't want to miss the
starting on NOV 5th thru 8th
hopping through the

See Ya There!!

Challenges entered:

Created using the sketch from
Eat Sleep Stamp

Make it Monday #61 = anything goes
Paper Crafting Journey = Use a digi
Charisma Cardz Challenge #43 = anything goes
Stamps R Us = Masculine theme
Papertake Weekly = anything goes
Dream Valley Challenge = anything goes
Pollycraft Monday Challenge = anything goes

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Silly Halloween Bat

Hi here with a halloween creation,
which is right around the corner,
can you believe it? 
We seem to be whizing through Fall!

This is a image from Laurie Wilson's Doodle Pantry
it is called
He is so cute!!
I had the DP in my stash and when I came across it,
this little bird is the first thing that crossed my mind!!

I am also pairing it with Digital Tuesday Callenge #133
which Doodle Pantry is sponsoring this week
and the theme is Happy Halloween!!!!

I have designed this using this weeks

 And don't forget and HURRY before time runs out!!!
We have the DPDC #17 challenge going on right now at Doodle Pantry and all you need to do is use ANY image from Doodle Pantry and enter by the 24th. Everyone who enters will be sent the QUIRKY PENGUIN dig set FREE!!
  So come on over and play along
(If you don't have any DP images yet, you'll find LOTS OF FREEBIES in the store HERE)

Challenges entered:

Crafty Boots = Halloween
Make it Monday = anything goes

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Doodle Pantry Quirky Owl

Hi all
Just popping in with a creation,
 with one of Doodle Pantry's  latest releases from October
It's called Quirky Owl,   isn't it the cutest!!!
Colored with my copics,  and using an assortment of the different Designer Papers,
 that come with Doodle Pantry's both outline digi's
and pre-colored images
So much FUN to work with!
Using the Sketch from
Clearly Inspired Challenge #37 (CIC37)
and using the Throwdown Colors from
Color Throwdown (missing the deadline!  oh well)
Which is what my handmade flowers are from.
The diecut is one of the newer Spellbinders called
Doodle Pantry is sponsoring all month long over at
so pop on over and check it out and to win some of Laurie's FAB images!!!

So I hope you like, and would love to hear from you!

Entering the following Challenges:

Clearly I Stamps = Clearly Inspired Challenge #37 (CIC37) sketch
Corrosive Challenge Blog = Flying things
Bows and Berries Blog = Color Challenge
Pile it on = Fall Fun
Stampin B's = a bird
Whimsy Stamps = diecuts/ punches

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Falling Ants & Doodle Pantry Challenge

Hi All,
 It's that time to ,
Pop on over like these ants are
 and join Doodle Pantry Challenge #17  (DPDC17)
It's so easy!!
Just use ANY Doodle Pantry image (not just a sentiment)
and join us for some GREAT FUN & Prizes
Also a FREEBIE!!
Everyone who participates will recieve

My sketch for this card using Doodle Pantry's
was based on this weeks

Also, do you want more chances to win a shopping spree at Doodle Pantry?
Come join us at
which is being sponsored
 by Laurie Wilson of Doodle Pantry this week

I will also be entering my card for the following challenges:
Cupcake Challenge #130 = fall inspiration cupcake
Anything goes Challenge # 51 = diecuts/punches/ or both
Inspire me Fridays = anything goes
Papertake weekly = anything goes
Craft Your Passion = anything goes with a ribbon
Paper Sundaes = lots of layers

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Doodle Pantry October Release

Hi All!!
Well it's the first of the month,
and Laurie, from Doodle Pantry is up to it again,
with her WONDERFUL creations!

I created this from one of her NEW releases for this month,
This is called, Vintage Globe

Check out the FREEBIE sentiment to go with this set!!
I tried to capture that Vintage look, I colored it in with my copics and used distressing ink to give it that old look. Used nesties, and creating a trifold card.
And as always, sentiments are included. 
Great to use for masculine cards, and we all know how tough they can be sometimes.
Doodle Pantry's images are ALWAYS so crisp and clean when printed.

Pop on over to Doodle Pantry to see her other release images this month (you won't be disappointed)! and to see what the other Design team members created!!
She has some specials running also,

Free with purchase for limited time

Participate in our Doodle Pantry Challenge on the 5th of the month
and recieve Quirky Penguin just for playing along!!! 
 Isn't he cute!!

Check out the October Bundle for a limited time!

Thanks so much for stopping by, posting again soon!

Challenges Entered:

Meljen's Design Challenge = Use a Circle and a square in the same creation
Crafts for Eternity = anything goes
Four Crafty Chicks = anything goes
Crafty Purple Frog Challenge = lots of layers
Paper Crafting Journal = die cuts/punches
Penny Paper Crafty = anything goes

Monday, September 26, 2011

Paper Playtimes Challenge # 56 Halloween

Hi All!!
Yes it is Monday again,
and this is the last Monday for the original format,
  I do want to say "THANK YOU" to all the girls on the DT, 
it has been so much fun and a pleasure to work with such talented girls,
esp. Janis who worked very hard with this group!
But, the challenges are not going away, just being moved to a new location,
The Challenge is

Here's my project using a wonderful digi from Doodle Pantry
stop over and see what that crazy lil birdie is up to now!!

The sketch is from
So glad you stopped by, and Thanks for all your wonderful comments!!
Can't wait to see what you create!

Raise the Bar Challenge = things with wings
Paper Sundaes = anything goes
The Squirrel and the Fox = anything goes
Southern Girls Challenge = anything goes
Anything Goes Challenge = anything goes
Party Time Tuesday = anything goes