Sunday, January 31, 2010

Thanks Catherine!

What an awesome week! My dear friend Catherine sent me this wonderful award. Thanks soooo much, you are the BEST! And as part of this award, I have to list ten things that I'm thankful for and that make me happy.

1. My hubby... My hubby who loves me, and makes me happy everyday.

2. My mom who is the BEST mom!

3. All my friends... I have the BEST friends ever!

4. Of course, all of you... all of wonderful and talenated crafty blogland ladies, all of you are totally amazing, you all give me sooo much inspirations everyday.

5. The computer!!! What would I do without it? A link to all my blogland friends, facebook, email, etc...

6. A good job... okay, I do complain about my job from time to time. But if I don't complain, it won't be a job, right? But at least I have one and it support me to buy my crafty supplies.

7. I love FOOD!!! Yummy food always make me happy. :) My favorite food is noodles.

8. Traveling! My favorite Carribean island is Aruba, my hubby and I got married there, on a beautiful beach on April's Fool Day!

9. Oh my craft space... How can I forget to mention this? My happy place!

10. .... so thankful about this blog, here is where I met all the wonderful ladies, learned so much, and much more....

Now, it's time to pass this award to more of my dearest friends...
I cannot narrow down to just 10 of my amazing friends from blogland, so I would like to give this award to all of you!

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Help... birthday cards needed!

My good friend Connie, her awesome dad will be turning the BIG 80! She is trying to get 80 birthday card for him.

If you can help out, here is the detail! Thanks so much in advance.

Got to go, I'm going to get started on mine... P.S Connie's dad loves cards with bright colors and blings!!! Smiley from

Friday, January 29, 2010

Prince Charming...

Oh... my prince has arrived from the Greeting Farm! Sorry I just can't help it, hehe! Prince Ian was the star on the last day of the CHA Relay. He is so handsome!!! I quess I better to get Princess Anya, maybe they can hook up for V-day. ;)

Man, I sound soooo cheesy today. Smiley from

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Softpencil Thursday!

Two posts today, please scoll down and check out what's going on at AiFactory!
That's AMORE! Oh, my favorite sweet couple, Michu and Michula! Awwww... Don't you just feel the love? I wonder where will Michu and Michula going on Valentine Day???

Well, this week's challenge... it's all about blings, brads, etc... So, of course, I have to use my pretty blings. :) I put them around the heart frame and check out Michu and Michula's tails! Hehe!

Please don't forget to leave some love to our January guest designers! This week is their last week. :( These ladies had created tons of stunning cards and projects! You ladies totally ROCK!!!Smiley from

Come visit the Softpencil PCP group for weekly challenge and tutorial!

What's new at AiFactory?

Yay! It's time for AiFactory, for this week... We feature this Nautical collection clip art which is new this week at the AiFactory blog!

For this week's challenge, we are to create a card (with a sketch with the possibly to mix it last week's super cute sea creatures by Laurie), and I thought it would be perfect to do a "step" card, but then I totally forgot about the sketch thing. But, I did learned this card from one of the Amuse instructor a while back. I hope it counts towards a sketch, if not, so sorry!

Please also visit the rest of the amazing AiFactory DT!

Also, don't forget about our AiFactory challenge for a chance to win and a chance to be a guest designer! Yes, you heard it right... Guest Designer!!! Upload your amazing creations HERE by Wednesday Feb. 3rd at Midnight EST.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Day 3...

WOW! What a busy week... Day 3 of the TGF CHA Relay!
Toby the cub is so adorable, just a simple card today. I decided to use the Green Stack cs from DCWV. I love those little colorful mushrooms. :)
Bear Hugs!

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Day 2...

Of TGF CHA Relay... say hello to Charlotte! She is so sassy!!! When I saw her, I thought of the perfect paper stack which I have forgotten forever... The rockstar stack from DCWV and I even used my box of pebble chalk too. OMG! I haven't use that for about a million years! LOL!

Hope you like it!

Monday, January 25, 2010

The Perfect Pair!

It's Monday... How about something totally sweet... What do you think about Mer Ian? It's a free digi image from the Greeting Farm. He is the first digi for the TGF CHA RELAY... For more detail, click HERE!
Goodies that I used:
Bazzill and bazzill bling cs, dp from My Mind's Eye Be loved, Mermaid Anya, cuttleug embossing folder d'vine swirl, fruit punch stickler, TH rock candy distress stickler, "love" chipboard from Maya Road, images are colored with Copics ( E00, E02, E41, E55, E57, E70, R17, R24, R27, R29, R35, R37), and blings.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Two Scoops Rice Design Challenge.

Do you like noodles? I LOVE noodles... it's my favorite food! So, when I first discovered Two Scoop Rice Design and saw this noodle stamp. I can't pass this out. They even have a dim sum set too... I love it!
What a fun sketch, it's still open until January 29th, if you want to play along, click HERE!

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Amuse PJ Party Challenges

What a super fun night, hanging out with the Amuse ladies online. I was doing a millions things, chatting on the phone with my good friend, watching the chat on yahoo, and stamping, of course!

Well, Challenge #2, to create a card for your best friend....
Challenge #3, one layer card!

Finally, challenge 4. A card with red, white and black.
A big thank you for the amazing Amuse instructors!

Amuse PJ Party!

Woohoo, it's PJ party over at the Amuse Lounge. First challenge, to create a card based on our celebrity crush! As for me, I love watching the TV show BONES... I think Agent Booth is totally a hottie!!!

Off to challenge 2!

Friday, January 22, 2010


Finally... it's finally Friday! Hurray for the weekend!

Nothing better than sitting down to my little happy corner to do a challenge and make a card. So, here it is.... I inked up one of my newest limited edition Flapper Anya.

I used the layout from Whimsical Wednesdays the Diedrich Dare #19. And the design paper is from DCWN Be Mine stack, and it is inspired by the Etsy shop Amethyst Shop.
Hope you like it.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Softpencil Thursday.

Two posts today... Please scoll down to see what's going on at AiFactory!

Hello, my dear friends...

Friendship is a wonderful thing! I'm very grateful to have all my friends in the blogging world. You ladies always inspire me. Big thank you and sending you lots of Smiley from

So, today Softpencil's special is... Amy, Michu, and Ratiny. I LOVE this image!!! And yes, it's logo for Softpencil. And it's now available at the Softpencil shop, and did you see???? Elizabeth had designed 4 new images.... They are soooo cute!!! I can't wait to get my hands on them!

Hmmm... what else? Ohhhh, stop by the Softpencil group at PCP, not only we have a weekly challenge, we now have tutorial(s) too! Tutorial #1 is from our amazing DT, Cat Darling, add a digi-stamp on a candle. Click HERE for the tutorial.

I think I told you everything Smiley from

AiFactory NEWS!

Woohoo, it's Thursday again!

We are having such an exciting week at AiFactory, we have a new DT member!!! Laurie Wilson and she is the creator of this super cute image called Sammy the seahorse. Isn't it too cute? She designed a total of 4 super cute sea creatures. Check them out at AiFactory!
Or join us at the AiFactory Challenge Blog for a chance to win Laurie's adorable design!

A little info about this card, we were challenged to use 5 embellishments (ribbons, brads, buttons, etc.). So, here is my 5: ribbons, Tim Holtz idea-ology charms, little heart bling, flower, & brad. BINGO!!! My dp is from MS Valentine paper pad, I inked the charm with TH distress ink pad, stamped SWEET with staz on ink pad, my sweet seahorse is colored with copics (RV14, RV21, RV25, RV29), and the flower was sprayed with silver bell glimmer mist.

Don't forget to visit the AiFactory DT's blog: Laurie, Angie, Erin, Carole, Lola, and Sheri.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Gone bananas...

What else is new with me... Smiley from I went crazy coloring! Orange and green!!! And of course, I didn't match with any of my design papers before I started coloring... oh well. I think this turned out okay.

Off I go, long day of work today. Smiley from

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Snowing again...

It's snowing again...
Luckily today is my day off, so I didn't have to do too much. Then, I remembered... my new Poppy Stamp which I brought a few weeks back while shopping with my friend Connie.
Hope you like it.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Quick and Simple challenge!

Hola Chicas! Nothing better than a simple quickie on Mondays! That's exactly what the Forever Friends Challenge Blog asked us to do. Here is the detail if you want to play along.

Goodies that I used and what I did:
Notecard is from Amuse, scallop and circle nestabilities, I inked the image with Tim Holtz distressing ink pad in Vintage photo, distressed the image with tattered rose ink pad, then highlight the bear with Copic marker E31, and the heart is colored with RV32 and RV34.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Amuse kind-of-day!

Happy Sunday! It is sure a happy day! A bunch of us got together at Ink About It, Westford, MA. We made tons of amazing cards, laughed and had a WICKED good time.

This is my card from the Get Together! One of my favorite stamp... heart throb diner, just perfect for Valentine Day.

And the second card is for Glenda's Random Amazing Challenge #50. Oh man, this is a hard one, truely a challenge. :)

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Just chilling...

Howdy, hope you are enjoying your weekend. As for me, just chilling... a simple day, decide to do some crafting. I was so excited when I received my winning stamps a few days back, it was like Christmas all over again. All of the new Sprouts are so so cute.

Here is the adorable Ruby, I decided to use the colors from Wild Card Wednesday and the sketch is from Crazy4Challenge.

Designer papers are from My Mind's Eye Be loved, I colored Ruby with Copic Markers (B72, E00, E55, R37, RV32, W0, W2, Y32), and I colored her hair pom-pom and her shoes with a red glaze pen, unfortunately it is hard to see.

Hope you like it. :)

Friday, January 15, 2010

Up for a challenge...

TGIF! Just 8 more hours of work... then weekend! Smiley from

So, I was itching to ink up this beautiful new stamp by Sweet Pea Stamp Ching Chou Kuik's Red Hearts. Then I was thinking I can put a few challenges in one card.

Aren't these blue flowers super cute? They are from a shop called Skylar's Candy Clips which was featured on this week's Etsy Inspired #70 challenge.

The sketch layout is from Whimsical Wednesday #18, click HERE for details!

And this will also fit the requirements for the Sweet Pea Stamps challenge and Stamp Something challenge.

Goodies that I used:
White cs (airbrushed with Copic B93), bazzill bling, DCWV Be Mine Stack, Amuse shimmer paper, flower punches, pretty pearls & blings, ribbon, stardust pens, copic markers (B000, B00, B91, B93, B95, B97, N0, N2, N4, R20, Y00, YG11, YR000, YR00), and lots of glitter! :)

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Softpencil Thursday...

Two posts today... please scoll down for AiFactory post! Thank you!

You mean the word to Me.... Oh, what a lovely couple which is now available at new Softpencil shop!!! And yes, it's the name of this super sweet image. And for this week, the DT girls were assigned to use our favorite sketch... I must say that I used this sketch quite a bit. So simple, loveeeee it! And since I love my stardust pen, I have to use it for the two little hearts.
Design Paper is from My Mind's Eye Be Loved. I colored the image with copic markers (E00, E41, E43, E55, E57, G21, G24, R02, R17, R29, YG17, YG25, YG63, V99).

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

What's going on at AiFactory...

Hey, hey... you know it, it's time to check out what's up with AiFactory.

Last few weeks, I introduced you to Ella... she is soooo adorable and how about this week's image. Oh my goodness... she is totally perfect for Valentine Day! She is now available at the AiFactory, more details HERE!!!

I used the sketch from Mojo Monday and for this week's challenge, anything that's lacy... of course, I have to use the MS punch, hehe!

And don't forget... you can have a chance to win Ella, join us at the AiFactory challenge blog!
Goodies that I used:
DP from My Mind's Eyes Be Loved, MS lace punch, Copic Markers (E000, E00, E51, E55, G21, G24, R37, RV00, Y32), pearls, "random" rub on, shimmerz in bubble gum, STUDIO paint for the chipboard, and sticklers in fruit punch.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Sweet Pea challenge!

During January 10 -16th... Sweet Pea Stamps is having a super fun challenge. I love these gorgeous stamps and I can't get enough of them. If you want to play along, here is the details.

... later... off to my crafting space again, I just received another Sweet Pea stamp, a few new Copic markers, TGF stamps, plus I have to finish my DT homework today.

Toodles! Smiley from

Monday, January 11, 2010

A simple kind of day...

Hello, just want to drop by and say hello....

I have been busy trying to finish New Moon, can't wait... for now, here is a simple card... and it's Edward. :)

Have a wonderful day!

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Softpencil afternoon...

Hola chicas! Hope all of you are having a wonderful weekend. As for me, I had a great time at breaksfast with my crafty friends from the Paper Tree, love ya all - Michelle, Connie, Sandy, and Tracey.

Then a little bit of crafting time...

I can't get enough of this super cute image called 2 cats and 2 birds, I have to make another card that I made this afternoon. If you like this image, you should see the other new Valentine digi(s), they are sooooo adorable. You can see them at the new Softpencil shop!

Don't forget... Weekly challenge #14 is going on over at PCP... winner will receive a $10 voucher to the shop! WOW!

Goodbye my dear Paper Tree!

The Paper Tree (my favorite scrapbooking store) closed its' door yesterday for good. Thanks to the Tree... Not only I met the owner and a dear friend Michelle and a bunch of wonderful amazing talenated ladies, I gained so many wonderful friendships. I have learned sooooo much, from taking my first Amuse class to teaching my first class. So many wonderful memories! Thank you for everything.

Here is my card that I made for December AMuse card swap.

Friday, January 8, 2010

Silly Friday...

Yay! It's Friday.... time to be silly!!!!

As you know, I love these Rosie Roadshow stamps. Everything's Coming up Rosie is a blog that I created for Rosie's fans. We now started monthly challenges...

For the month of January, the challenge is to make a card/project that you have been wanting to do. So...

Here is mine, when I first saw these stamps: the toilet, the toilet paper, and the plunger. I was laughing... but when I saw the sentiment "Do Sit Down", I just can't pass this up, hehe... Smiley from millan.netI hope I didn't upset anyone.

So, do sit down.... laugh away! LOL!

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Softpencil Thursday!

Two posts today... please scoll down and check out what's going on at AiFactory! Thanks! So, what do you think about our new banner? Go on... place it on your blog! :)

And OMG! More news! Did you see... the new Valentine release? Click HERE! Elizabeth is totally awesome! I love all of the new images! All I can think of... is that song!

Love is in the Air.... Smiley from

Here is one of the new release of the V-day collection: 2 birds and 2 cats. Can't you just feel the LOVE? Sorry for being dorky... hehe!

For our challenge this week, the Softpencil's girls were served with a color challenge. Red, Cream/Ivory and Olive! Here is mine, but please do check out the amazing creations by the amazing Softpencil team. Their blog's link is located on my sidebar -------->

And don't forget... the weekly challenge over at PCP is still going on, you have a chance to win voucher to the Softpencil's shop and one of the Valentine collection digi.

Goodies that I used... of course, bazzill cs, cuttlebug embossing folder, wasbi rice paper tape, bling, the cute sentiment is from Amuse artstamps, then image is colored with Copics (E21, E31, E41, G21, R37, R39, Y11, Y13, YG63).