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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
I am a stay at home mom..now that is! February 19th, 2007 I was involved in a car accident while on vacation in Florida. I awoke in ICU to find out that my only two children Annemarie age 3 and Michael age 5 did not make it. Scrapbooking became such a big part of my life. It helped fill a void that I desperately needed to fill. Our therapist suggested that I take up scrapbooking as a way to memorialize my children, little did she know! So I took that and ran with it.I became obsessed with scrapping and took over the second largest room in my house. Because of my injuries I couldn't go out and get a job, I just scrapped!I printed out 2,000 photos and my journey began. I have made albums for family members and layouts to decorate my craft room. We thought we were done having kids but who expected this tragedy??? I just gave birth in June 2009 to two beautiful baby girls Mia Anne and Gianna Marie named after their brother and sister.I swore that I would keep up with their albums so I won't become overwhelmed so we will see how that works out! My profile picture is the last family picture that was taken of all of us.

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Breaking in my New Stamps!


I just got a new package filled of love yesterday! It was filled with my Peachy Keen Stamps!!! Boy was I like a kid on Christmas morning!! I am still using my scraps but I am kinda getting bored of them so I may start tapping into one of my many thousands of pieces of DP very soon!




For my first card I picked the onion stamp from Peachy Keen's
PK-271 Faceless Veggiesstamp set. The first thing that popped into my head was to make the onion cry. I used the teary eyed stamp from Peachy Keen PK-505 Too Much Fun Faces for the middle of the onion. I wanted a phrase that would go with the crying fit the onion was having so I embossed the sentiment "MISSING YOU".

Challenges:

2 Sketches 4 You ~ Sketch challenge
A Spoon Full of Sugar 1 DP, 1 Emboss, 1 Button, 1 Ribbon challenge
Charisma Cardz Think Male challenge
Our Creative Corner Something Old challenge...I used lots of goodies for this challenge! I used some of the very first embellishments/Ric Rac ribbon that I bought from QVC about 7 years ago, a Versa Marker pen that I completly forgot that I had and a Stampin Up! Stamp set called SO MANY SAYINGS that I have never used from 2007 which in itself is pretty sad!



For this card I used my new Peachy Keen PK-275 Faceless Flowers 12 Petal Pointed and
PK-276 Flower Centers. What is good about the flower center stamp set is this can easily become a background design stamp that you can make to suit your needs.

The Corrosive Challenge - Sketch
The Color Throwdown Sage Shadow, Blush Blossom and Riding Hood Red color challenge
Allsorts3-2-1 challenge.

13 comments:

  1. these are adorable Lisa!
    love your little cryin' onion!

    I have the so many sayings stamps, I've cut them all apart for versatility and I use them all the time now!
    take care
    Blessings, Maria

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  2. Both your cards are wonderful!! That onion is so funny!!! Thanks for playing along with us on the OCC!

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  3. What a cute card! Thanks for playing at 2S4Y!
    Laura

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  4. Hi Lisa
    Two fab cards - especially loving the flower card. Thanks for taking on my recipe challenge at Allsorts this week.
    Take care
    Debs xx

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  5. Great cards, both of them! Thanks for playing the Throwdown!

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  6. both cards are fab
    Thanks for joining us this week at Charisma
    AllisonX

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  7. Hi Lisa.. Once again.. you make such great cards and so much more with our stamps! THAT IS SO FUNNY.. this is the exact face on the onion in my sketchbook!! I love both of these cards! Thanks so much for sharing them!
    Big Hugs and Lots of Love, Kathy

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  8. Your little crying onion is a cutie, but I love the beautiful colors and paper of the other card. Plus I'm a sucker for buttons - what can I say. Great job digging into your stash and giving some love to older items! So happy to see you joining the fun at Our Creative Corner.

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  9. very nice cards!

    thanks for joining the charisma challenge this week!

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  10. Great cards

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma this week

    Jan x

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  11. Fabulous cards super papers...x

    Thanks for joining us this week at allsorts hugs Kirsten...x

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  12. Fantastic card! Great job on the challenge! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Our Creative Corner.

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