Thursday, August 21, 2008


Hello, I am so excited to start this blog and share some of my creativity and ideas!! I was jealous of all the fabulous blogs out there and wanted to join in the blogging fun!!! I'm a chatter so be prepared and lastly, bear with me as I learn to navigate the world of blogging!! =)
I recently signed up as a Stampin' Up demo under a fabulous gal!! Nancy Morgan!! Woo hoo!! She's taught me so many techniques and I owe a ton of my inspiration and creativity to her!! If you've haven't seen her blog be sure to check it out Paper Smiles It's fabulous!!

Wednesday I went to a luncheon and met some fabulous SU demos. One of the great things about SU is meeting new friends and Wednesday was no exception. Thank you Kim for hosting a fabulous afternoon and luncheon!! We shared images together and just had a great time chatting!! When I got home I was pumped to start creating something. Thank you Cami, Gail, Kim and Nancy for sharing all your fabulous stamps and supplies!!

I look forward to everyones comments and thoughts!! =) Thank you for stopping by!! Come again soon =)

Recipe for card:
Stamp Sets: A Flower for all Seasons, Heard from the Heart and Merci (Retired Sale-A-Bration '08 set)
Cardstock: Certainly Celery, Almost Amethyst and Whisper White
Ink: Black StazOn and Versamark
SU Markers: Certainly Celery, Old Olive, Almost Amethyst, Lavender Lace, Apricot Appeal, Pumpkin Pie, Blush Blossom and Going Gray
Tools: Scallop Edge punch, Scallop Circle Punch, Mat Pack and paper piercing tool
Accessories: Pumpkin Dew Drops, Dazzling Diamonds and dimensionals....I love dimensionals!!


Kelley Nyrae said...

Can't wait to see all the creative cards you have in store for us!

nancy morgan said...

Congratulations : ) !!! I'm so proud of you! Your work is amazing and the blogging/stamping world will be even better now that you'll be sharing YOUR creative projects and ideas with us. Beautiful first those images and how you put them together. YOU are simply amazing :)!!! Gotta go add you to my sidebar so everyone can find you!!! {{{{hugs}}}}

alexis said...

congrats mommmy (: you are such an insperation to me and so many more i love you so much and your cards are just darling! (: non sarcasim! i can see you really do care about making card it shows through the cards. just stick with it and you will evolve even more then you already have. i love you!

darth gordo said...

Well now I know what you do all day, aye. How come my ironing is not done. Just kiddin' love. Your are an amazing wife and Mom. we all lucked out with you. I think the staming took some vinegar out your mood. Ouch kiddin' again.
Love yea Babe, your husband and BFF.

Kelley Nyrae said...

Darth Gordo,
I just got off the phone with your wife. I distracted her while she was trying to do your ironing. I think I made her "accidentally" leave a really bad iron burn on your favorite shirt. *blinks innocentally*

Regina Carlysle said...

What a great blog. I have creative "spurts" every now and then and I'm always looking for little ideas to make my promotional efforts pop. I'll be checking back for sure.

Tonya said...

Thank you so much everyone!! The welcome responses are great!!! I appreciate you all!!!

Kelley, you are hilarious, thank you!!!

Nancy, you make me blush but I really appreciate and find inspiration with you around!!

Regina, great! I hope to inspire you!! Thank you for visiting!!
Alexis....Thank you times a million.

Darth Gordo....hmmmm.... =P LOL!!!

Cambria Turnbow said...

Hi Tonya!

I LOVE your card! It was awesome meeting you at Kim's house and I'm so happy to have you in our little Ink for Brains family! Can't wait to get together again.

I'm off to add you to my blog roll right now. YOU GO GIRL!!! :)

~Cambria... who doesn't camp, but admires girls like you. snort! :)

Anonymous said...

Wow Tonya, you are amazing! You are an amazing mom, an amazing friend, and are amazing at everything you set you mind to. The cards are great and very inspirational. Thank you! Love ya, Debbie

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card Love, your purdy damn good.