Sunday, December 22, 2013

Christmas Decorations

Hope you all had a great weekend.  Mine was great, we started our Christmas celebrations this weekend with a family dinner. I had a great time visiting and getting to see all the kids!!

I made a couple new decorations this year to add to my collection!

Hope you all have a Merry Christmas!!

Monday, December 16, 2013

Christmas treats

Hi! Lots of things to still get done before Christmas, every year I think I am going to get things finished early.  I start early but I just don't get enough done until the last minute.  I don't want to be a procrastinator but I guess I am. 

I made some hot cocoa treats, the boxes are really easy to make and you can fit a couple packs of hot cocoa, some candy canes and a little bag of marshmallows.  

Have a great day ~ Shelley

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Sweet Birthday

We woke up to a little bit of snow this morning! Enough to cancel school, but it seemed to disappear rather quickly.  I love snow!

I thought I would share the birthday card I made my sister.  I had to wait to share until I mailed it out.  Her birthday was on the 2nd and now she shares it with our great niece!
The stamp set is Cycle Celebration.  You can find it here.  I have loved this set since the catalog came out this past summer and finally bought it!

Have a  great day~ Shelley

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Santa's List

Hi! Hope everyone has had a great weekend!
 We woke up to a lot of snow on the ground, it is so pretty.
  Just glad I didn't have to go out in it today.
  I had a fun staying inside and making Christmas cards!

I pulled out my favorite stamp set this season - Santa's List - and made a couple different cards.

Have a great day! Shelley

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Mojo Monday

Hi! Hope the week has gotten off to a good start!  We were blessed with a new addition to our family yesterday.  I have a new great niece and can't wait to hold her!!

I used the sketch from Mojo Monday to make a sympathy card.  I didn't realize the picture is really dark.  That's what happens during the winter months when I have to craft at night!

Thanks for stopping by ~ Shelley

Friday, November 29, 2013

Fun Christmas Treats

The Christmas rush has begun!
 I am not one to go out in the crowds searching for the Black Friday deals.  It just isn't worth it to me to fight the crowds.     

I made some Hershey nugget tins, with the chocolate I didn't eat before I got it wrapped!  I used the stamp set Santa's List.  This set is going to get a lot of use this year. 

Have a great day ~ Shelley

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Post Card

Hi All! Can you believe Thanksgiving is this week,
 where in the world does the time go!

I made some birthday cards the other day using the Post Card stamp and the Gorgeous Grunge stamp set.  Both are such fun cards to create with.

Have a great day! Shelley

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Mini Christmas Album

Hi! Hope everyone has had a great week. 
 Mine has been really busy, but that is always good.  

I have a Christmas mini album to share today.  This is going to be a gift for a friend who recently had a baby.  I love making mini albums, making all the little tags and pages is so much fun.

Have a great day!! Shelley

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Paper Mobile

Hi! Hope everyone is having a great week so far.  We had a little snow fall last night, everything looked so beautiful this morning! Love how the snow just hangs to the trees!

A couple months ago my sister in law sent me a picture of a mobile she asked if I could make her one for her baby girl's nursery.  It looked easy enough, so I gave it a try.  I really loved how it turned out.  

 Here is a picture of it hanging in Jilian's nursery. 
 They did such a great job decorating.

So I decided to make another one.  I used different Stampin Up punches for the decorations.

Have a great day! Shelley

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Pulmonary Hypertension Blog Hop

Hi! Welcome to the
PHun 4 Pulmonary Hypertension
Awareness Blog Hop!!!
I am so honored to be part of this blog hop.  We are out to raise awareness for Pulmonary Hypertension.  Early detection is so important for PH patients!! Please check out the Take Action website.

If you have arrived here from Katya's
blog you are in the right place.  
If you would like to start at the beginning of our hop,
 please go to Betty's blog.

Here is the card I created using the beautiful butterfly that Betty created.  I used the sketch from Mojo Monday.

Here are some symptoms of Pulmonary Hypertension.
*loss of energy
*swelling of the arms, legs, ankles or abdomen
*dry cough
*chalky white or dusky blue fingers that may be painful can can sometimes be provoked by the cold

Be sure to leave comments along the way
 on this blog hop for chances to win prizes.
Also email the answer to the question that is on the main hop page.
 "How many treatments are FDA approved
 for children with PH?"
Use a periwinkle ribbon or periwinkle
 color in your card.

Now head on over to Irene's blog to see her beautiful creation and find out more about PH....

Thanks for hopping with us today.  The hop will end on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 11:59 PM EST.  Winners will be posted on the Paper Moments Blog on Saturday, Nov. 23rd.  

Monday, November 4, 2013

Sweater Weather

I love the cool weather.  Autumn is so pretty in the mountains, all the colors on the trees.  It is my favorite time of year!

I used a piece of paper from Sweater Weather to cover a wooden picture frame I got at the craft store.  I just added some leaves and scraps of paper and have a pretty fall decoration to add to my collection!

Have a great day ~ Shelley

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Bird Punch

Hi! I bought this bird house at a craft store for a dollar.
  I have had it for probably a year now and finally painted it.  

I punched out several birds with the bird punch and glued them all together to make it sturdy.  I wrapped ribbon around the base and put a star at the top.  

Have a great day ~ Shelley

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Welcome Baby cards

Hi! Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend! 

I made a couple of baby cards using the  Mojo Monday sketch.  

I used the envelope bunch board to make the "folder" card.  I just love making them, I sealed the sides so I can stick the gift cards in and the won't fall out.

Have a great Sunday! Shelley

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Moving Forward

Ah tomorrow is Friday! Weekend will finally be here. 
Hope everyone has some fun plans for the weekend.

Today I have a card that a made a few weeks ago for my great nephews birthday.  I used the stamp set Moving Forward which is really great for young kids cards.

Have a great day~ Shelley

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Tags for You

Hi! I took a little time this weekend to make
 a card with the sketch from Mojo Monday.  

I used the stamp sets Truly Grateful and Tags for You and a sheet of Sweater Weather designer paper.

Hope you have a great Monday! Shelley

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Snowflake embossed

Hi! Hope everyone had a great weekend, I am so sad to see it end.  Too bad my doesn't take company  Columbus Day as a holiday :( 

I found a video this weekend that demonstrated an awesome embossing technique - she called it "inside out embossing".  I love when others share what they learned, because I would never be able to come up with this stuff myself!

Hope everyone has a great evening,  Shelley

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Welcome Baby!

Hi! This week is going really fast, I can't believe it is
 Wednesday already!  Today I have a card I made 
a few weeks ago for a co-workers new baby.

I LOVE making girl cards.  I have gotten to make several of them recently! Lots of baby girls on the way.  I used the stamp sets Hearts a Flutter and Collage Curious, also used the Chalk Talk framelits for my tag.

Thanks for stopping by ~ Shelley

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Halloween Wreath

October is one of my favorite months!  I love fall and Halloween!  I was inspired by my Stampin Up upline
 to finally make this paper wreath.  

I used some of Witches Brew dsp and some retired  Halloween dsp from last year. This was really easy to make and didn't take long at all.  Now I finally have something for my door for Halloween.

Thanks for stopping by ~ Shelley

Monday, September 30, 2013

Envelope Board Punch

I love the new Envelope Board Punch from Stampin Up! You can make so much more than just envelopes.

This is a file folder card I made for my sister's birthday.
I used the set Truly Grateful. 

You can get the envelope punch board here.

Have a great day! Shelley

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Festive Flurry

I know we haven't even celebrated Halloween yet but I got a
 jump start on some Christmas ornaments this past week

I had fun using the Festive Flurry stamp set and coordinating framelits from Stampin Up.  I love decorating with snowflakes and have some other ideas to use this set for!! 

Have a great day! Shelley

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Let's Get Sketchy

My delivery of Stampin Up products came on Friday and I finally had some time today to play!  I have so many pictures I still need to scrap so I decided I was going to accomplish a couple pages today.

I used the sketch at Let's Get Sketchy, but flipped my page a little.

These are photos of my husband over he past two years.  He has went to clean shaven to long hair and beard. The most recent picture is the 1st row, middle picture.  I used the stamp set Gorgeous Grunge on my page.  I know I will be using this set a lot especially for scrapbook pages. 

Have a great evening!! Shelley

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Label Love Birthday Card

Hi! We have had lots of celebrations already this month! 

I made this card for the president of the company I work for, her birthday was on the 7th so we had a "surprise" luncheon for her last week.  She always appreciates the handmade cards I've given her.  I used the stamp set Label Love and the coordinating bunch. 

Have a great day ~ Shelley

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Sunburst Card

Hi! Hope everyone had a great weekend.   Our family welcomed a new addition this weekend, I have a new niece - Jilian Mae.  She is such a cutie, can't wait to meet her! After four boys, my brother-in-law and sister-in-law finally have a little girl!

 I love all the sunburst cards I have been seeing and finally gave it a try last week.  What a great way to display your favorite designer series paper all on one card!

Thanks for stopping by ~ Shelley

Thursday, September 12, 2013


I found some awesome pictures that we took in 2010 that I had not yet scrapbooked! This was the year I first met my step son Mikey.   This is one of our favorite places to visit and camp - Audra State Park.  Looking back at the pictures I can't believe how much he has changed in just three years.  He is growing up so fast!

I used the set French Foliage for my background.  This is still one of my favorite sets!  All my products are Stampin Up except the leaves, I won those in a contest a couple years ago.

Have a great day!  ~ Shelley

Monday, September 9, 2013

Grandparent's Day Cards

Well I promised myself that I would not forget about Grandparent's Day this year. Guess what, I forgot about it until Sunday.  So I quickly made some cards, of course they didn't get mailed out until today but better late than never.  Right?!

I used Mosaic Madness stamp set and the new in colors to make four cards.   I really only needed three cards but I loved all these colors and didn't want to leave one out so I have an extra one to keep!

Thanks for stopping by ~ Shelley

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Mojo Monday Birthday Card

Hi!! I made a birthday card for my little cousin using the
Mojo Monday sketch.  Unfortunately I didn't realize how
 blurry it was until now and I've already mailed the card.

The cupcake stamp is the Patterned Occasions set from Saleabration earlier this year.  I love this set and won't be giving it up very soon.  My patterned paper is Quarterfancy Specialty from the current catalog.

Thanks for stopping by ~ Shelley O

Monday, August 26, 2013

Jump start on Halloween

I couldn't wait to play with my new Halloween
 stamp set "Halloween Bash".

The first one is my favorite - I love the stamp.  I think I will use this stamp to make some kid's treats. 

Thanks for stopping by! Shelley

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Moasic Madness Birthday Cards

Well today my Mom celebrates her birthday! Earlier this month we had a "surprise" party for her and her sister, since both of their birthdays are in August.     I say surprise because my cousins told my aunt before the party because she knew something was up.  So my mom found out too, but she was still surprised and they both had a good time.

I made them matching cards for the party with Moasic Madnesss and some of the new "In Colors" I really love these colors!

Thanks for stopping by ~ Shelley

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Celebrate Birthday Card

I can't believe how fast this summer is flying by! 
My step son will be going home next week to Virginia.  School will be starting soon. We have had a great summer with both of our sons here at home. 

We had lots of birthdays at the end of July, this is the card I made for the boys.  I love using the stamp sets Feeling Sentimental and That's the Ticket together.  I use it a lot of birthday cards.

Have a great day ~ Shelley

Monday, July 29, 2013

Label Love Birthday Card

Lots of birthday cards this week! I am actually a little late getting them mailed out.  During the week of July 22 and July 27 I had 5 birthday cards to mail out.   Lucky for me three of them were for girls so I got to use some pink!

The pink is used is Strawberry Slush, one of the beautiful new In-Colors from Stampin Up! I used the stamp set Label Love and Oh, Whale for my girl cards. I just love the whale stamp, I am going to be hanging onto it for awhile.

I will save the boy's cards for my next post.

Have a great day ~ Shelley

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Patterned Occasions

Hi! Finally a day here without any rain!!
 Sunshine & nice temperature!

I made these scrap book pages a while back using he jean stamp from Patterned Occasions that was a free item in this year's Sale a Bration catalog.  

 I just love the little pair of jeans, I stamped in different shades of blue and put doodles on some.

I also used Epic Day This and That designer paper and washi tape.

Now just to print some pictures to add....

Have a great day -Shelley

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Baby girl on the way!!!

Wow I can't believe it has been over a month since I have blogged! We have had a busy summer so far, lots of family gatherings and visits!

Yesterday I had a great time at my sister in law's baby shower.  This is their fifth baby.  After four boys they are finally getting a little girl!!

We don't have many girls on either side of the family. We will double blessed this year with two girls, one from each side of the family!

Me, my Mother in law Margaret & Sister in law Jennifer at the baby shower

I made this mini album for the new baby, finally getting to use some pink paper!! It folds up into the tin.

And the card

Have a great day ~ Shelley