Tahoe Ski Trip cont'd 1

Mona Pendleton | Thursday, April 30, 2009 @ 9:46 PM | , , ,

Scrappin' Tahoe Time

Hi Everyone! I have been a little busy with a couple different projects. I have been working on a few videos and a zoo scrap / picture book. :) Here are some more pages from my Tahoe ski trip. Thanks for stopping by and looking. Be Sweet! Until next time...

Ingredients used:

Stamps: SU Snow Flurries, Snow Burst

Paper: SU Wintergreen, Western Sky, River Rock, Soft Sky,

Blue Bayou, Whisper White, Certainly Celery, Old Olive, Bazzill Bling White & Blue

Ink: SU River Rock, Soft Sky, Blue Bayou, Whisper White,Certainly Celery, Old Olive, Mellow Moss


Sprinkles: Cuttlebug Snow Flake die set and embossing set, SU tag punches, generic buttons, Making Memories crystal brads, SU paper piercing mat pack & tag punches, generic ribbon & brads, DMC embroidery floss, Spellbinders Small Scalloped Squares, Jo-Ann Craft Essentials buttons

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Tahoe Ski Trip cont'd 10

Mona Pendleton | Friday, April 24, 2009 @ 10:45 PM | , , , ,


Scrappin' Time!

Hi Everyone! I have been out of town for a few days and actually did not bring any stampin' projects / supplies like I usually do. :( This trip, I only packed my paper cutter, 2 12" x 12" bins of paper and photos for a Zoo trip scrapbook that I am working on! I would love to share that project with all of you when I finish my first page but for now, here are a few pages from my Tahoe ski trip. In case any of you are wondering who the people are in these photos they are my husband, step-son, and myself! :) Thanks for stopping by and looking. Be Sweet! Until next time...

Ingredients used:

Stamps: SU Snow Flurries, Snow Burst

Paper: SU Wintergreen, Western Sky, River Rock, Soft Sky,

Blue Bayou, Whisper White, Certainly Celery, Old Olive, Mellow Moss, Bazzill Bling White & Blue

Ink: SU River Rock, Soft Sky, Blue Bayou, Whisper White, Certainly Celery, Old Olive, Mellow Moss

Sprinkles: Cuttlebug Snow Flake die set and embossing set, SU tag punches, generic buttons, Making Memories crystal brads, SU paper piercing mat pack, generic ribbon & brads, DMC embroidery floss, Spellbinders Large & Small Scalloped Squares & Rectangles, Sizzix Fun Serif alphabet die, Jo-Ann Craft Essentials buttons

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With Sympathy Card 5

Mona Pendleton | Wednesday, April 22, 2009 @ 3:37 PM | , , ,


With Sympathy Card

Hi Everyone! I am back to blogging and creating. I had to work a few days back to back, so I took a little break from stamping. Sadly to say, I had three co-workers lose a family member last week, so I wanted to make them a special card. This card was inspired by the Splitcoast color challenge 215 (CC215) to use Stampin' Up Going Gray, Rose Red, and Pretty in Pink / Pink Pirouette. Thanks for stopping by and looking! Be Sweet! Here is what I came up with...

Ingredients used:

Paper: SU Going Gray, Rose Red, Pretty in Pink, Whisper White

Ink: SU Going Gray, Rose Red, Pretty in Pink

Stamps: SU Carte Postale, God's Blessings

Sprinkles: Cuttlebug textile texture embossing folder, EK Success 1 3/8" Square punch, generic brads & silver embossing powder, SU silver cord

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Simple Friendship - Mother's Day Card 2

Mona Pendleton | Saturday, April 18, 2009 @ 6:06 PM | , , , , , ,

Simple Friendship - Mother's Day Card

Hi Everyone! This is another card I made to enter into the Splitcoast Color Challenge 214 (CC214) and Challenge #47 that can be found at http://www.aspoonfullofsugarchallenge.blogspot.com. I am so excited because today I went to the Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention and purchased many "sprinkles" to play with!:) After seeing all that papercrafting "candy", I am very motivated and inspired to work on my scrapbooking, as well as card making! I can't wait to share! Thanks for stopping by and looking! Be Sweet! Until next time...


Ingredients used:

Paper: SU Pretty in Pink, Chocolate Chip, So Saffron, Bordering Blue, Whisper White

Ink: SU Chocolate Chip, Pretty in Pink

Stamps: SU Simple Friendship, All Holidays

Sprinkles: Darice Jewelry Designer Rhinestones, Making Memories crystal brad, Cuttlebug embossing folder, Sizzix Circle die, Spellbinders Scalloped Circle dies, generic brown brads, EK Success corner rounder punch

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Trendy Trees 7

Mona Pendleton | Wednesday, April 15, 2009 @ 5:41 PM | , , , ,

Trendy Trees!

Hi Everyone! For those of you who observed Easter Sunday, I hope you had a wonderful celebration and for those of you who don't, I hope you had a great day as well! No word yet on the finalists for the Color Inspiration Challenge in my previous posts. :( I have been looking forward to using the Stampin' Up Trendy Trees set, so I created this card to enter in the Splitcoast Color Challenge 214 (CC214), and Challenge #47 that can be found at aspoonfullofsugarchallenge.blogspot.com. The entry for the Splitcoast Color Challenge must incorporate the following colors: SU Bordering Blue, So Saffron, Pretty in Pink / Pink Pirouette, and Chocolate Chip is optional. Thanks for stopping by and looking! Be Sweet! Until next time...

Ingredients used:

Paper: SU Pretty in Pink, Bordering Blue, So Saffron, Whisper White

Ink: SU Chocolate Chip

Stamps: SU Trendy Trees

Sprinkles: Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder, EK Success Flower Punches, Basic Grey multi-colored brads, SU Oval punch, Sizzix Sizzlit Oval die, Spellbinders Labels 4 die set

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My 2nd Color Challenge - 2nd Entry! 14

Mona Pendleton | Saturday, April 11, 2009 @ 1:21 PM | , , ,

My 2nd Color Challenge - 2nd Entry!

Hi Everyone! As it turned out, I had time to play with my stamping stuff this morning and I did not have to go to work! :) Not many people were having elective surgery on the Saturday before Easter Sunday! :) Since my table was already covered with the supplies I used for the Color inspiration Challenge #49 found at WWW.KWERNERDESIGN.COM, I was inspired to design another card to enter! Thanks for stopping by and looking! Be Sweet! Until next time...

Ingredients used:


Paper: SU Basic Black, Rose Red, Whisper White, Old Olive, Bazzill North Sea

Ink: VersaMagic Midnight Black, VersaMark

Stamps: SU Priceless

Sprinkles: Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder, Martha Stewart border punch, generic clear & white embossing powder, EK Success flower punch, 1 3/8" & 1 1/4" circle punches, generic black brads

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My 2nd Color Challenge! 7

Mona Pendleton | @ 12:40 AM | , , , ,

My 2nd Color Challenge!

Hi Everyone! Thank you for all your encouragement with the color challenge but I did not make the top 12. :( I am not going to give up, so I am participating in another one! This particular challenge is called Color Inspiration Challenge #49 and can be found at WWW.KWERNERDESIGN.COM Once again, if you are interested in participating in a color challenge, I would recommend visiting her blog!
Thanks for stopping by and looking! Be Sweet! Until next time...


Ingredients used:

Paper: SU Basic Black, Whisper White, Old Olive, Rose Red, Bazzill North Sea

Ink: SU Basic Black, VersaMark

Stamps: SU Flight of The Butterfly

Sprinkles: Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder, Spellbinders Long Scalloped Rectangles, generic black brads, SU paper piercing set, EK Success flower punch, SU Priceless
& Lasting Impressions brass paper-piercing templates, generic white embossing powder SSS

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My 1st Color Challenge, 3rd entry! 4

Mona Pendleton | Wednesday, April 8, 2009 @ 8:00 AM | , , , ,

My 1st Color Challenge, 3rd entry!

Hi Everyone! I am scheduled to work a Saturday shift this week, so I have one "extra" day off during the week to play! Once again, I took advantage of that time to use the creative side of my brain! :) I used to live in Buffalo, NY where quilting happened to be quite popular for obvious reasons! (BRRRRR!) Rather than paper-crafting, I use to make quilts and sew little dresses for my daughter. Keeping that in mind, here is my link from sewing to paper-crafting. Thanks for stopping by and looking! Be Sweet! Until next time...

Ingredients used:

Paper: SU Blush Blossom, Kraft, Very Vanilla, Regal Rose, Rose Red

Ink: SU Regal Rose, Rose Red

Stamps: SU Little Flowers

Sprinkles: Cuttlebug Scalloped Squares, Scalloped Flowers & Swiss Dots Embossing folder, EK Success flower punch, SU 1/2" circle punch, SU paper piercing tool set, Making Memories brads, DMC embroidery floss, generic antique brown brads
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My 1st Color Challenge, 2nd entry! 7

Mona Pendleton | Tuesday, April 7, 2009 @ 11:02 PM | , , , , ,

My 1st Color Challenge, 2nd entry!

Hi Everyone! Today, I had the day off from work and my only commitment was spending time with my 21 yr old son. We took a 20 mile bike ride and went out for lunch. :) After physically exhausting myself, I was ready to sit down and play with my stamps and such! :) Thanks for stopping by and looking! Be Sweet! Until next time...

Ingredients used:

Paper: SU Blush Blossom, Kraft, Very Vanilla, Regal Rose, Rose Red

Ink: SU Regal Rose, Rose Red

Stamps: SU Priceless

Sprinkles: SU Scalloped Circle & Oval Punches, EK Success Scalloped Circle, small flower, 1 3/4" & 1 1/2" circle punches, Cuttlebug Flower die set & Swiss Dots Embossing Folder, Spellbinders Scalloped Long Rectangles, Sizzix Flower & Vines #2 die, Sizzzix Sizzlits Oval die, generic antique brown brads

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My 1st Color Challenge! 10

Mona Pendleton | Monday, April 6, 2009 @ 9:23 PM | , , ,

My Very 1st Color Challenge!

Hi Everyone! While browsing around some stamping blogs, I stumbled upon a color challenge that I wanted to take part in! This is my very first, so I hope it goes well! (Please keep in mind, Berry is actually a medium pink although it appears orange in the picture on the right). If any of you are interested in participating in a challenge, I would recommend stopping by WWW.DAWNMCVEY.TYPEPAD.COM
This gal chooses awesome color combos to play with! If you choose not to play along, you will at the very least find some wonderful creations to gaze upon! :) Thanks for stopping by and
looking! Be Sweet! Until next time...

Ingredients used:

Paper: SU Blush Blossom, Kraft, Very Vanilla, Regal Rose, Rose Red

Ink: SU Regal Rose, Rose Red

Stamps: SU One Of A Kind

Sprinkles: SU BoHo Blossoms, 1/2" Punch, & Oval Punches, Sizzix Flower & Vines #2 die, Sizzix Sizzlits Oval die, generic antique brown brads, Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder

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Spring Kindness! 10

Mona Pendleton | Wednesday, April 1, 2009 @ 3:05 PM | , , , , , ,

Spring Kindness!

Hi Everyone! Thanks for the positive feedback in regards to the video / tutorial! Hearing from you girls that the video, as well as the written instructions, are helpful make it all worth while! I am open to any suggestions for future videos! If anyone has a suggestion or would like for me to demonstrate something in particular, please feel free to leave a comment! I would be glad to share what I know! (smiles) Anyways, here are some Spring like cards! The patterned paper used is called, "Chloe's Closet", by Making Memories. I fell in love with it and the price! With a 50% off

coupon at Michael's this week, it only costs $5.00 for 36 sheets! That is a steal of a deal and it coordinates perfectly with Stampin' Up paper,
as well as several stamp sets! Thanks again for
looking! Be Sweet! Until next time...

Ingredients used:


Paper: Making Memories Chloe's Closet, SU Not Quite Navy, So Saffron, Bordering Blue, Certainly Celery, Whisper White

Ink: SU Bordering Blue, Chocolate Chip, Not Quite Navy

Stamps: SU Baroque Motifs, Watercolor Minis, Bodacious Bouquet, Heard from the Heart

Sprinkles: SU Certainly Celery ribbon, generic blue ribbon, Making Memories silver brads, Spare Parts white brads, Martha Stewart glitter, Spellbinders Scalloped Circles, SU scalloped circle punch, Sizzix Fun Serif alphabet die, Sizzix Sizzlit Spring Flower dies, Making Memories crystal brads, EK Success 3/4", 1", 1 1/8", 1 1/4" circle punches, SU distressing tool, Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder


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