June 2010 archive

Some “Redo”s



  • Basic Grey Paper and Stickers
  • Prima Pearls
  • American Crafts Thickers

Hostess Thank You


  • Hero Arts Fork and Spoon Stamp
  • Neenah Solar White
  • Basic Grey Basics
  • May Arts Twine

Baby Lamb


  • Japanese Washi Tape
  • Waltzingmouse Stamps
  • My Mind’s Eye Cardstock
  • Fun Flock
  • Basic Grey Button
  • May Arts Ribbon, Prima Pearl



  • Lawn Fawn Stamps, Petite Petals and Partly Sunny
  • Reminisce Patterned Paper
  • Fun Flock
  • Memento Inks

Whimical Butterfly


  • My Minds Eye Patterned Paper
  • Unity Stamps
  • Recollections Rhinestone Swirl
  • PTI Vellum

Do you ever look back at your cards and think “I wish I…..“?

I do this ALL THE TIME! So, here are 5 cards that I reworked. Some of them I simply changed the theme of the card and some I improved!

These past few nights have been terrible for us… Lots of restless nights, there was a bleach & carpet incident with the boys last night, and I am TIRED!

Happy Hump Day!

Here’s to the rest of the week….CHEERS!


CJ’s Owie

How do The Johnsons handle crisis? With LOTS of humor!

Chris’s mom was known for her ability to heal all wounds with a band-aid and a good joke! We try to keep her spirit alive by cracking jokes in the time of crisis.

Here we are in the ER, CJ’s getting his 2nd cast on, Liam’s got the 1st cast over his face making elephant jokes, CJ’s making funny faces, and we’re singing Chicka Chicka Boom Boom!

Ahhhh, I am DEFINITELY scrapping this memory!

***Oooh, and I discovered a new, fun, and easy photo callage making site!

Check out http://www.photovisi.com!

It’s very easy to use too: select one of the many collage templates, add your photos and then customize by dragging items around. After the collage is finished it’s available for download.

There’s no signing up or anything, EASY PEASY!***

Here’s a card for ya:

Impression of Love

All materials are Close To My Heart:

Bamboo cardstock, vellum, Desert Sand and Tulip ink, Staz-on


Coupon Keeper

Here’s a fun project that was featured over at Torendi.net yesterday!

This is an inexpensive way to create your very own coupon keeper using the following materials:

  • Japanese Washi Tape
  • 5 envelopes
  • Adhesive
  • Alphabet Stickers
  • Tie (from Michaels in the invitation section)

And, there’s an AWESOME inspiration challenge going on!

PLAY and you could win some WASHI TAPE to try on for size!


Read all about it…

Happy Manic Monday Blogosphere!!!

You may have noticed some things moving around on my blog!

I’ve added an “i<3art shop” page at the top of my website,

which means that you can now order my designs by emailing me or by visiting my Etsy Shop!

Right now, there are 101 listings and I have PUHLENTY more recent creations to upload over time!

You can subscribe to the shop’s feed to see the newly uploaded listings daily:

In other news, a fellow Etsysian, Cheryl, has invited me to be featured on her new site,


Check out my feature here!

She’s looking to feature fellow artists, so check out the site and email her!

In more personal news, my family will be hittin the road come mid-October for a cross-country move to Washington State!

We’re SUPER stoked to be within driving distance to these places:




It’s just another manic monday, woah-ah-oh…

My DH’s alarms started going off at 5am…

I have schtuff to do…lots of deadlines.

This card is in ode to happier days 😉 It definitely seems like more of a Friday card! Hoping it will bring a smile across someone’s face this morning!


  • Bazzill Craft Cardstock
  • Hambly Screen Prints Designer Paper
  • PTI Ribbon
  • Tim Holtz word sticks
  • Fancy Pants Stick Pin (altered into a charm)
  • Jenni Bowlin Buttons
  • Cricut Cartridge, Summer in Paris

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