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Friday, September 8, 2017

After a very long absence, I have returned!
Lots of changes, new machines, new techniques - and more.
My first big change was buying a Silhouette Cameo Expression cutting machine. OMG! I sold my Cricuts, Gypsy, cartridges, etc, and never looked back. I have a Cameo 2, Cameo 3, and Curio. I love the Silhouette machines, they are absolutely amazing. Also learning sublimation and a few other things.

Saturday, April 21, 2012


I used my Cricut Expression to make these gift card holders. They are so easy to make and fit perfectly in a standard size invitation envelope. Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, March 12, 2012

Kelly's Baby Shower Invite prototype

This is a "prototype" of the baby shower invitation I designed for my DFAM (daughter-from-another-mother :) I will post a photo of the finished invite after we have finished them and they are in the mail!

Tuesday, February 28, 2012


ATCs (Artist Trading Card) are so much fun to do! This is the second swap I have participated in over at Roni's Ink Stains blog! The thing I like the most about these cards is that there is only one rule: The card has to be 2-1/2" x 3-1/2" (horizontal or vertical)... that's it! No other rules!

Great Friend card

This card was inspired by the Great Friend stamp set from Stampin' Up (luv, luv, luv their stamps). The badge, sentiment and the butterfly are from that set. The badge and butterfly are heat embossed in gold; I added a piece of gold ribbon on the panel; and bling for the butterfly's body. Card supplies are from my stash.

Lovers Layout

This layout can be used for your Valentine picture, wedding picture, or any picture of love:) The base paper is from the Recollection line (Hobby Lobby), the patterned paper is also from HL but I don't remember which vendor; I cut the xoxo and Love on the Cricut; the pearl strip is from JoAnn's, and the bling from my stash. If you would like to purchase this layout, just let me know! Thanks for stopping by and have an awesome day!
      Hugs, Patsy

Sunday, February 26, 2012


A few weeks ago I had extensive colon surgery and have been recuperating since then (the recuperating time is kind of lengthy, but not as long as some other surgeries, so I am grateful for that). This whole experience has been an emotional roller-coaster for me - and I just want to get over it...
My creative mojo is just starting to perk up again: slowly but surely:)
I designed a page that is perfect to scrap your favorite valentine picture or your favorite pic of you and your honey! I also created a card for a special friend. I will post those tomorrow.
Please keep me in your prayers as I recuperate.
A million hugs to you from me:)!

Friday, November 25, 2011

Harley Layouts

For the Harley in your life:)

I have designed (so far) three 12x12 Harley layouts, which can be used individually in a frame or (even better) in a shadow box; or you can choose the two of your choice and make a two-page scrapbook layout! They will make a perfect gift for your
"Harley Honey" no matter how you use them!
If interested in purchasing, just contact me at

Saturday, November 12, 2011


Pictured are the first (and only so far) ATC cards I created for Roni's ATC Swap. I really enjoyed making them and will definitely make more! For those who aren't sure what Artists Trading Cards (ATC) are there is a lot of information and pictures on the Net - just Google it! The best thing about the cards is there is only ONE RULE - the card size has to be 2-1/2x3-1/2 - no bigger, no smaller. That's it - the only rule!!!
I created the winter scene card with stamps, ink and glitter. (The cute reindeer is from Stampin' Up.) The dancing card was a digital creation. I scanned the couple and the sheet music, and the kiss print is from a website that has free digital art. After I composed the image I printed it out on quality photo paper and hand trimmed it to size. I adhered a pink Swavorski crystal for the earring; used a red gel pen for her lipstick; and used a clear sparkle gel pen on her bracelets.
To see all of the submissions hop over to Roni's blog:
If you haven't created ATCs, give it a try! You will love it!

Monday, September 19, 2011

My First Charm:)

I am experimenting with charms and I love making them! Michael's has a package of 12 pre-cut bookmarks (size 2-1/4"x6") so I decided to make bookmarks and use the charms on them. Pictured is the very first one I made - it isn't perfect, but I like it!

Making the charms causes some discomfort in my wrist and fingers (because of carpal tunnel and old age), so it takes me a while to complete them. All you "young-uns" out there should be able to knock 'em out quick time! ;)
Thanks for stopping by, I love your visits. Also - help me reach that 101 mark - I am so wanting to give away the Cricut cartridge I bought just for the occasion!
Hugs to you all! -Patsy-


If you are an ATC maker, hop over to Roni's blog and join in the ATC Swap! I have never made an ATC but I have decided now would be a good time to start, so I signed up for the swap. ATC's are due to Roni by October 8, so go there now for complete information. (Once you are on her blog, located on the right side at the top is a link to the info - just click on the picture of the bird!)
Have an awesome day (or evening - whichever applies when you are reading this;)