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TBB Asks ~ May Entertainment Edition

Something a little different from my usual craft posts. I saw this on another blog I read and thought it would be fun to play along. Check out the post here.




1. Comedy or Drama?



2. Fiction or Non-Fiction?



3. Movies in Theater or At Home?

Mostly At Home since I like to pause it for breaks, but certain movies are meant to be seen on the big screen. We recently watched The Greatest Showman at home. It was amazing, however I think it would have been spectacular to see on the big screen.


4. Musical or Play?



5. Which Meal of the day is your favorite to eat out?

Breakfast, we like to frequent our local diner.


6. Favorite Book ever read?

Daddy by Danielle Steel – it was my first adult fiction book. She is still my favorite author!


7. Game Night: Yes or No?

Yes, Monopoly is a favorite!


8. Favorite Outside Game to play?



9. Favorite TV Series ever?



10. Sitcoms growing up or Sitcoms of today?

Sitcoms growing up – so many great ones! Full House, Wonder Years, Family Matters, Growing Pains, Who’s the Boss? and many more.


11. Miniature Golf or Bowling?

Miniature Golf since it’s too hard to bowl with arthritis in my hands.


12. Favorite Movie Theater candy?



13. How do you like your popcorn?

Butter and salted


14. 3D movies with the glasses: Yes or No?



15. Favorite Genre of Books to Read?

Cozy mysteries. About 80% of my reading is cozy mysteries. The other 20% is general fiction for various book groups I am in.

Happy 2016 and Crafty Goals



I have hemmed and hawed about publicizing any goals…I don’t usually stick to them but after 2015 not being a stellar craft year in terms of production, I decided to try and set some goals and do my best to stick to them. My main resolution this year is to CRAFT MORE!!



  • Cricut Explore Air and Cricut Design Space software
  • Silhouette Cameo (there is still so much I don’t know how to do!)
  • Scan N Cut (get better with scanning and cutting my stamped images)
  • Stampin’ Up tools (envelope board, gift bag board and specialty framelits – baker’s box, treat bag, etc.)
  • Do the lessons in many of the online classes I have purchased
  • Teach myself one new technique or revisit an old one each week (0/52)



  • 125 pages (0/125) –
  • 250 cards (0/250) –
  • Matchup with a Twist (0/365) – may or may not be a daily series, depends on my schedule
  • decor for my craft room – add cork board with Disney pins, frame with Disney pics
  • Work on Mom’s Disney scrapbook



  • Heat embossing supplies
  • card kits
  • Various coloring supplies, both old and new (colored pencils, watercolor pencils/crayons, Tim Holtz inks/markers, gelatos)



  • Stamps into pouches – in progress
  • Dies into storage containers – in progress
  • Ink swatches for all inks
  • Catalog supplies into Evernote
  • Print photos weekly at home or at month’s end through Shutterfly

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

We just finished a great meal at my parents and before my Mom and I plan out tomorrow’s shopping, I wanted to share the card I made for my nephew.

I colored this cute turkey from Winnie & Walter with copics and used the sketch from Mojo Monday for the card layout. 

The paper is from Doodlebug’s Fall Friends paper pad. Lots of fun patterns in this one. I have made several cards with it this season.

Here is the sketch~


Hope everyone is having a great day!

Staycation Creation

I’ve been enjoying a staycation this week and while I thought I’d be creating daily, I decided to reorganize some stuff and clean up my room. Now that project is just about done, so I sat down this morning and colored these images from Some Odd Girl.


After they were colored, I cut them out with my Scan N Cut and then paper pieced the liners on the two cupcakes. I used Hello Spring papers from Doodlebug Design and an old card sketch from Verve Stamps.


2015 Card 109 - SOG Baker Mae


To finish off the card I stamped the sentiment from the Baker Mae set and added lots of sequins from Pretty Pink Posh.


I’m going to link my card up with Some Odd Girl’s Monthly Linky Party.


Thanks for stopping by!



Stamps: Baker Mae, Cupcake Mae (cupcake)

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black

CS: MFT Sour Apple, Grape Jelly

PP: Doodlebug Design Hello Spring

Other: copics, Pretty Pink Posh sequins (Sugar Plum, Watermelon, Summer mix)