Monday, December 28, 2009

Final SheetLoad Post

It seems so weird and sad to type the title of this post. It's been so rewarding being a designer for Alicia and her SheetLoad ezine. It really allowed me to strecth my creative muscles in ways I never would have had I not been a part of this design team. Thank you Alicia for such a great opportunity. I'd also like to thank all the sketch artists and sponsors; you are all great!!
Now onto my final card for December SheetLoad. It's very fitting that I am posting this today, as this is the card I am giving my husband for our anniversary today. I just love these two elephants from Doodle Palace!
Instead of using pattern paper for all 3 background pieces, I substituted solid cardstock that I ran through my Cuttlebug with some embossing folders. I think it turned out really great. Now i need to fill the inside for my hubby. Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Happy Holidays!

Today I have my Christmas card line up as well as some shots of our decorations. I wish you all a Happy Holiday's!

Sunday, December 20, 2009

SheetLoad Simple Special Stunning & a Holiday Treat Purse

It is time for the December edition of Simple Special Stunning at the SheetLoad of Cards blog, featuring samples by Denise Wallace.
Each month one of our artists will share three different cards that use the current layout. Each card is a "step up" from the previous one, but they are all fabulous. It is a good way to show how SheetLoad is geared toward papercrafters of all levels. Here are some sneak peeks to whet your appetite...
I also have another one of my creations for you as well! This is my beyond the card; a Holiday Treat Purse. Since I have thousands (ok so I am embellishing for story telling purposes), of Papertrey Ink stamp sets, that means I have thousands of the clear boxes them come it. I knew i wanted to try out an idea Nichole Heady posted awhile back, here.

This was super easy and a great way to go green with your crafting! I ended up making 2 of these (you know because there were 2 halves!) and filled them with some tubes of bath confetti & some homemade chocolate covered pretzle sticks. I'll be giving them to the secretaries at school tomorrow for my daughters last day before break.

Here's just a close up of the penguin image. Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, December 15, 2009


Here's another creation from this months issue, which is the final issue of SheetLoad. I have to say as soon as I heard Doodle Palace was the sponsor I immediately went and checked out their site and fell in love with this Lion. I littlerally squealed with joy when I found out it was one of the images provided to the Designers. :) Here's a close up of the ears. I printed 3 versions of the Lion as I used 3D foam tape to create dimension with his mane and ears.

Saturday, December 12, 2009

SheetLoad galore!!!!!

Ok be sure you read all the way through this post 'cause it's a long one! Here's one of my cards in this months issue of SheetLoad. This penguin digital stamp is just toooo cute. I paired it with some cute Imaginisce paper from last season. I just love it!!!!
Here's a close up so you can see the snow created out of Stickles!
Want to find out how you can win the following goodies?!?!
Four (4) Assorted Clear Stamp Sets by Three Bugs in a Rug
(actual sets shown)
Nine (9) Assorted Packages of Thickers
(Image above is for illustration only and does not show actual assortment.)
Head on over to SheetLoad of Cards today. They are celebrating their 2nd Blogaversary, and you may be getting the presents.
It is time for one final round of Show Us Your SheetLoad and two lucky winners this month will receive free digital stamps from our December sponsor - Doodle Palace!! Head on over to the SheetLoad blog today and find out how you can be entered to win.

Saturday, December 5, 2009

SheetLoad Shout Out

Over at SheetLoad of Cards, we are having one final "Shout Out and Win" challenge.

Find out how you can be entered to win a Scrapbooking 'Grab Bag', donated Doodle Palace (our December sponsor) valued at $40!!

Even though this is our last issue, we still would LOVE to get some new readers. The Archive of issues will be available until at least May of 2010.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

SheetLoad Walk Down Memory Lane

As I mentioned in my post on the 1st of December, this is the final month for new issues of SheetLoad of Cards. Please head over to the SheetLoad blog today for a little 'walk down memory lane'.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

December SheetLoad

Head on over to the SheetLoad of Cards blog today to download your FREE copy of the December '09 issue!
This issue features a sketch by Alicia Ekermans and digital stamps from Doodle Palace. There are tons of lovely samples from the SheetLoad Artists, as well as the sponsor's design team. It is the biggest issue ever!!
Today also brings a big announcement about the eZine - so make sure to check it out.