Monday, December 22, 2014

Gecko Galz Christmas Extravaganza!!!

Merry Christmas!

It's going to be a very merry one indeed.

Today I am featuring  my 3 stars of Christmas using the 

Monday, December 15, 2014

It's All About the Tags/Bags/Boxes and BOWS!!!

I am so excited to share with you my example tag made from my

My Tag for our fabulous Gecko Galz Count down to Christmas!!

Layering is the key!!

Friday, September 19, 2014

Butterfly in Flight


Today I have a nifty little card i made using my 
haunted ephemera 1 & september colors sheets sets

Now I love the blues and greens they are still in style, but today I added a bit of a rusty brown that was found in the butterfly sheet to give it that Autumn flare!

Hope you have a great day! 

Friday, September 12, 2014

Because ,Sometimes even a fairy has trouble keeping her wings "

Good Morning Folks!
Today I wanted to show off... 

Mechanical Fairies

I had so much fun creating with these digitals, They lend themselves to all your art doll needs!

I hope you have a fabulous day! 

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

School Days!!!

We are having a School Days Challenge 
over at 

and we want you to come play for your chance to win a really amazing prize!

Today to inspire your i have created a 
I (HEART) School Card
using our 
School Days Stamp Set
and a special thank you to
DCWV for the use of their Chalk paper and Fall& Halloween Basics stacks.
 Back to school Days challenges I have entered
1. The Card Concept

Use your white versa to stamp on your chalk paper to get the chalk effect that never erases!

Monday, September 8, 2014

PPinky Doll Challenges #2

Good Morning!

Today is challenge #2
over at 

and it is anything goes with a twist
add a little flower") 
Come see more of what of our amazing team samples, newest releases and we would love for you to get in on the challenge fun! 
I love these images ! Everyone another aweee with amazing, sweet factors thrown in!
The amazing challenges I have entered my card in

My example is 
wee little Gipsy 

Thursday, September 4, 2014


Hello and Welcome!

Today I am featuring my art doll I have entitled 

Witchy Woman

I had so much fun creating her and with the amazing packets of fun provided by
I used Haunted Ephemera 2, Coven Paper Pack
HP7  Mrs Cobweb, Black Cat, & Other
I just couldn't go wrong ")
Now I want to encourage you to come see us over at the Gecko Galz Blog and join in on the many events we have throughout the month!

                                            Please leave me some love and have a bewitching day !

Monday, September 1, 2014


Happy Labor Day !

Today I am once again hosting over at the DCWV Blog

and I have some exciting extra's!

First let me show you what I made:
Isn't that just too cute too BOO?

Stacks used were 
12x12 Eek-a-Boo 
6x6 corrugated
6x6 fall& halloween cork stack that nifty little bow on the 1st O is made out of that!
81/2 X 11 Fall & Halloween Basics
6x6 burlap stack
Chalk Board Banner and Felt Bat Banner
I was also blessed to be able to use the wonderful and talented images from 
Thank You Chrishanti, you are amazing!

Sunday, August 24, 2014


You got it toots!
Today is the very first ever 

and anything goes!!!

You know I love these images, and the very moment you become introduced you will too! 

This is LOOK
Isn't she precious! Every digital image is so unique by Chrishanthi. 
Come on over and join in the fun!

Monday, August 18, 2014

Sometimes...You color because it is so stinkin CUTE!!!

I am so honored and excited to be a part of this artist design team!
Thank you!

Today I am sharing with you some amazingly cute digi's!!!
Now I know I am a bit of a Digi freak but seriously, these are ridiculous cute! 
Chris Hanthi
And just to prove it!!!

here are some of my colored examples!

This little girly is right

Come on over and take a look and I guarantee you will not be able to leave without owning a little wee one yourself.

Thursday, August 7, 2014


Every since I heard that I got the GIG over at 
I have been literally having a ball. I can cut and paste and layer till my 
little arthritic fingers are so sore that pain medication is needed....To a gal like me...
That is the same as roses/wine and a violin playing in the back ground ")
This months cross promo is with 
I was in flat our paper piecing heaven!!!
Now I will tell you the supplies and who from but first let me show you....
Now the Itkupilli ,Primavera collection was used along with Gecko Galz , Butterfly jewels and For the birds Sheets! 
Come play and have fun with us!

Friday, August 1, 2014

Just a Little Tease ;)


Today I am hosting over at the 

 I would love for you to come see what 
I have made out of our 
newest 6x6 paper stacks
 Printed Vellum, 
Printed Burlap,
and regular Burlap.

Here is just a wee little peek...

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

It is looking to be a Gecko Galz KInda Day!!!

I am so excited!!
Can you believe it?

Today I get to feature some of my work that I have gotten to do using my first design team bits from 

This amazing site has all your ephemera needs and then some! 
Loveeee It!

I made this fun in the sun tag for our Beachy Keen challenge!
Come play with us!

Thursday, June 26, 2014

DCWV Triple Threat Blog Hop!!!!

Welcome one and all!!!

Welcome to the DCWV/May Arts/Tombow Triple Threat Blog Hop!  All this week, designers from these three great companies are sharing projects they created by teaming up some fun paper from DCWV’s Honey Chic stack, with a variety of adhesives from Tombow and some beautiful ribbon from May Arts.  

If you have come here from Britt Bass then you're on track! If not, you can go back to any of the company websites and start the hop from there!


Be sure to visit all the blogs today and leave comments for your chance to win some great prizes!  Three lucky readers will win a Triple Threat prize pack of you own, including a stack from DCWV, a spool of ribbon from May Arts and Xtreme Adhesive, Power Tabs, Removable Adhesive and Fastener Tabs from Tombow.  Winners will be chosen from comments throughout the week, so make sure you check back daily to increase your chances of winning!  Also, please make sure you have popped on over to Facebook and “liked” each of the company pages (DCWV / May Arts / Tombow), because really, what’s not to like?!
Now, head on over to (the next person on the hop list) to see what kind of spring craftiness they have in store! 

And finally ME!!!

Have a Wonderful Day!

Friday, June 13, 2014

It's Friday!!!

I love Friday's
It is the end of what ever happened to everyone at work this week that might have been negative and the beginning of the time off enough to share the good.
We get to start fresh again on Monday.
Hopefully rested, relaxed and with a great memory made over the weekend")
Maybe this weekend you have time to create and if so I hope I have some inspiration for you.

As you know i have spent some time in classes. It was an amazing amount of fun !
                  Loved seeing Jane again and missing
                         Joyce "Get well soon" girlie!

I hope you feel inspired and go with the art abandonment movement.
This is where you can see our amazing coach's works

and on day one she taught us too make 
Exquisite Enigmas
Now mine are no where near hers ,,but she made me feel capable")
This piece is on a 4x6 piece of pine board
She was amazing amounts of fun!

Day two was
Angels Among Us

Come back tomorrow to see her!

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

DCWV June Sketch Challenge

Good Wednesday Morning!!!

Today I get to send ya'all over to the 

This months challenge is a fun and unique way of helping you get your scrapping done with the added bonus of possibly winning some great stacks")

Come Join us!

My card example for this challenge is created using the Vintage Lane stack

And my layout featuring my newest little grand baby ") is made from the Bohemian Sunrise stack.

Have a Creative Day!

Monday, May 5, 2014

AUTHENTIQUE Anchored Guest Spot!!!

I am so excited!!!

What an a outrageous honor to be able to work with Authentique paper again! It is one of their newest and brightest lines yet!
Understanding of course that I love this brand to the moon and back ") 

I am featuring the fabulous "ANCHORED" paper line.
Now, as you will notice, I have several examples but the truth is....I couldn't stop. Dont'cha just love when that happens! 

Later on I will feature a mini album with this line too. 
The paper line comes with a full assortment of double sided "good quality" paper, an all around embellishment and sticker page, and a pre-made card page!!! 

So without further ado, 

This picture was taken off the docks in Savannah, Georgia.
card and atc....pre made card fronts page.

Again pre made card fronts also I have used an old school spellbinders die for the turtles, any one that emails me giving me your address I will be happy to send a couple of these cute little turtles your way ")
Have a really great Authentique day!

Come back a bit later for the Mini Album made with this amazing line !

Monday, March 24, 2014

It's looking to be a Faber Castell & DCWV Blog Hop Sort of DAY!!!

Good Monday Morning!!
Today I get to share with you an exciting hop sponsored by 


Our design teams got together and made some design ideas for you .

My friendship/poppy card is featured on the back of your DCWV stencils

Follow along
There are some great prizes too- Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft and DCWV will be giving away $75 in product at the end of the hop. To win, follow the list below and leave a comment. The hop will end at 5PM EST on Friday, March 28th. The winner will be announced on Monday, March 31st on each of the company’s blogs.
For extra entries, follow Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft and DCWV on twitter!

Your first stop is
AMANDA (you are here)

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

More Vintage Collector from DCWV's Design Team

All week we have been featuring our DCWV design team members
 using the 
is taking the hosting helm over at the 

My 2 contributions today for your inspiration is
 a layout of my newest grand baby
Brooke Johnson
Smell my Feet!
and a nifty little key chain idea for valentines day 
(move in with me)

Monday, January 6, 2014

WOW!!! Guess what we have for you over at DCWV?

Happy Day! 
It is looking a lot like 
Vintage Collector around here due to literally stacks of the paper and embellishment to go with it !!!
Whoo hooo ....The design team and the fans of our stacks  have been screaming, begging and even on occasion trying to bribe with bottles of wine for embellishments to use with our paper, and guess what?
We got um! 
So we will feature on the DCWV blog all the newest line of goodies and what we the design team made to inspire you with them.

Today Rita (arty girl) Barakat is the featured hostess sharing her amazing works and letting us join in.

So come on over to the 
DCWV Blog and let us know how we are doing.

Today I have a toilet paper book using our
 Card stock stickers
Vintage edged basic stack
and the Charms and brads
 Also I have made you a card with more of the 
Card stock stickers
Box o Cards
Bakers Twine