Monday, August 24, 2009

About Cat

Hi everyone. My name is Theresa Momber. Cat asked me to come and let you know why she hasn't been blogging lately. Early last week, Cat was admitted to the hospital after having a mild heart attack. She was tested and a blockage was found in one of her arteries. She also had congestive heart failure (fluid in the lungs) and an additional complication of a hematoma at the cath site from the test that was done.

I spoke with Cat just a little while ago and she is doing pretty well and hoping to come home soon, but the doctors haven't given her a date yet. She is very weak and only today been allowed to sit up for a few moments.

There is a thread over at StampTV that we have been updating with any news on how she is doing. You can find it here. She wanted me to be sure to let her readers know what was going on and that she misses you all so much.

Any prayers or possitive wishes you can send her way will be greatly appreciated.

Thank you so much!

Theresa

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Have a Sunny Sunday!

Here is a card I made for this past week's CAS challenge at SCS...to 'show your bling'. That is one thing I do have a hard time with, bling. I need to take lesson's from my friend Lee!



I was inspired by a photo I saw in our local newpaper of these gorgeous sunflowers by a white picket fence..so that is what I tried to imply with the white stripes there, lol. My bling is the nail head brad adhesive things from Gina K Designs. I really like how this turned out myself! What's strange, is the cards I like that I do, not many seem to like it, haha! I just walk to a beat of my own drum, LOL!

Thanks for stopping by today and I do hope you have a wonderful, relaxing sunny Sunday!
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Card Details
Stamps: A Year of Flowers, Tropical Windows from Gina K Designs
Papers: SU! and pure white 120lb. from Gina K
Accessories: word window punch, nail head rhinestones, white craft thread, button, pop dots, scor-pal and scor-bug, oval punch, corner rounder.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Elegant Post Blog Hop!



Hi Ya'll! Welcome to another awesome blog hop! This time we are using Nina's newest set, Elegant Post Here is my card I made:



I also used the little swirly things in Cammie's set, Whimsical Autumn that's the swirls stamped behind the circles...added a bit of paper piercing there too. I just absolutely LOVE the sentiments in this set, LOVE that font! I just think it's so ...Elegant! LOL!

For more inspiration with her Elegant Post stamp set tonight, please see Nina Brackett's blog. Nina has also designed two gorgeous digital paper pack that coordinate perfectly with her stamp set. They are called Grungy Elegance and Simple Elegance.
Nina has asked her friends Silke Ledlow and Melissa Czaporto join in her blog hop tonight.
We also have several of GinaK's Senior Design team members participating: Gina, Cathy, Donna, Emily, Erika, Jessica, Kurtis , Lee,Melanie and Theresa

And finally, be sure to check out our CenterStage Spotlight Design team members' blogs: Brenda Turner, Shannon Bracken, and Sue Walsh for even more great projects!

Thanks for stopping by tonight!! Be sure and check all of the others, that's where I'm heading now myself!

Card Details:
Stamps: Elegant Post by Nina Brackett, Whimsical Autumn by Carolyn King
Papers: SU!, pure luxury 120lb. from
Accessories: circle nesties, copic markers, rhinestones, button, ribbon, white craft thread, tag nesties, paper piercing tool and mat, pop dots


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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Inspiration Mosaic Blog Hop!!




Hey all! Welcome to the Blog Hop! We have some awesome creations to share with you tonight with Melanie's newest set Inspiration Mosaic! This set was so popular that it sold out, but now is BACK IN STOCK! It is such a fun and versatile set...you can do CAS cards, or go all out! For my first card, it's CAS card:



I decided to get a jump start on Christmas! This card was really quick and simple...just a bit of coloring and...what? GLITTER?? yep! I used glitter!! LOL! I combined Mel's stamp with Funky Christmas on this card, colored with copics, used my quickie glue pen to add the glitter, popped up the image panels and tied a ribbon, added little corner punches and brads and was done! I can mass produce these really quick so I do believe this will be my Christmas cards for this year!

And I did another card. This actually was my first card I did, but decided it didnt show the blocks of the stamp good enough, lol!:




I combined Mel's stamp this time with Theresa's newest set Timeless Treasures. I didnt get to participate in the blog hop of Theresa's last week, so decided to use it this time too. I was going for a grunge look on this one. I stamped the block stamp and then ran it through the script cuttlebug folder, inked it after running it through. Then did some sponging on it. I stamped extra panels for the images onto red, cut them and glued them down then stamped the images on more panels, cut out those and sponged then popped them on the red area. The heart is covered with crystal effects...you can't tell it in the photo though of course, lol. I glued the Tim Holtz key on with crystal effects too. Added some jumbo eyelets that I dabbed some gold fixative on, ran the red craft thread around it and basically was done!

For even more inspiration, be sure to check out Melanie's blog.

Melanie also has several guest designers joining in on the hop tonight:
Jennie Harper, Tina Gilliland, Linda Payne, and Jen Charboneau

These GinaK's Senior DT members, along with Gina too have Inspiration Mosaic projects on their blogs as well: Gina,Cathy,Donna, Emily, Erika, Jessica, Lee, and Theresa

and finally, don't forget to check out our CenterStage DT members:
Shannon Bracken and Brenda Turner

Hope you get some awesome inspiration from this hop! I know I do! I can't wait to see what everybody else has come up with too with this AWESOME set!!

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Card Details:
Card #1
Stamps: Inspiration Mosaic by Melanie Muenchinger and Funky Christmas from Gina K Designs
Papers: SU! blue, Pure Luxury Rocket Red and white from Gina K
Accessories: corner punch, glitter, glue pen, brads, ribbon, pop dots, copic markers.
Card #2:
Stamps: Inspiration Mosaic by Melanie Muenchinger and Timeless Treasures by Theresa Momber from Gina K Designs
Papers: Pure Luxury Chocolate Kiss, Rocket Red, Ivory from Gina K
Accessories: Tim Holtz key, sponge, ink, jumbo eyelets, gold mixative, crystal effects, ribbon, CB embossing folder Script, red craft thread, pop dots.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

A little Doodle Factory! Inspiration Challenge.

Welll, I am surprise my blog remembers who I am! LOL! So sorry! I was sick since last Friday really, only started feeling 'normal' Monday, I had a sinus infection that kicked me for a loop! But much better now!

I looked at the Inspiration Challenge on SCS Saturday and saw this:

Heavenly Hostess Site

And was inspired to make this card:




Isnt this kinda 'out there!?' haha! I like to do a fun and funky card every once in awhile and this one qualifies I do believe! I just love the expression on Skoober's face! He looks so surprised so I thought this sentiment fitting, lol! I think I might send this to my sister, cause I am always saying this to her, haha!

Ok, that's all for right now. Hope to be back tomorrow with another card that I am working on! Thanks for stopping by!
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Card Details:
Stamps: Doodle Factory Creatures, Skoober, from Starving Artists
papers: SU! and Gina K Designs
Accessories: watercolor brush and ink pad lids, nesties and circle punches for the circles, circle piercing template and piercing tool and pad, word window punch, ribbon.

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I'm a 47 yr. old stay at home grandma! I do not work so always doing something to occupy my time, some kind of crafty thing usually.