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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.

Friday, August 5, 2011

Shaped Cards

Hello Everyone!! Hope you are all having a great morning. I decided to join in on the LFIF Design Team's challenge over at Peachy Keen Stamps. They were asked to make a shaped card.

Well I tried my hand in welding on my Design Studio to make this card. The headstone is from Wrap It Up and the ghosts are from Simple Charmed I believe. For the faces I used PK-691 Make A Monster Face stamp set. I started out with coloring the ghosts with my copics. I distressed the edges with grey ink and then for some reason I decided to use Tim Holtz's antique linen distressing stain. When this is applied it makes it kinda damp so I crumpled them up a bit. I think I liked the ghosts better before the stain but oh well!! Since one of the ghosts were laughing and looked up to no good I decided to put a ball and chain around the other ghosts well I can't say legs but his little tail I guess you would call it. The ball and chain is from the Wedding cartridge...LOL go figure! This is such a fun challenge and I had sooooooooooo many ideas for it. I hope you guys decided to play along.


  1. He he, too too cute!!! Fabulous job on your shape card! Hugs- Glora

  2. I think your card turned out perfectly! It is so cute!

  3. Oh my goodness,....these ghosts are totally hillarious!! I love the distressing and I love the chain and ball....clever and creative idea:)
    Sherrie K

  4. sooo cute! i think this is one of my favies from you! love the ball and chain, i never would have thought to look on the wedding cart! lol.. tfs! :)

  5. This is such an awesome card! The ghosts are so cute and your inking looks great! I'm your newest follower. :)


  6. I absolutely flipped when I saw this card, Lisa!! I LOVE IT!! The ghosts are too dang cute!!
    Great job :) LOVE YA! Kathy

  7. I love this card! The ball and chain is the perfect touch. Adorable!!

  8. Absolutely love what you have done, you are so talented WOW is all I got to say. lol