Monday, July 28, 2008


I hope that you all had a great weekend! It was wonderful helping my mom again...she is recovering nicely! :-) I did miss my boys though and look forward to some quality time with them this week.
There is a Unity Stamp Company release on Wednesday so look for some peeks tomorrow!
Also, I am so excited to report that you can FINALLY buy those new Cosmo lines!! Jacksonbelle Embellishments has all 3 of them!! YEAH!! Look for some more Cosmo creations tomorrow!! :-)

Here are some more Dirty Cards....
This first one is for Holly's Challenge. I used way more layers than normal...what a challenge!!
Stamp: delectable delights

Julia had a sewing challenge that I went a bit crazy with....YIKES!!
Ribbon, buttons, trim, sewing...Oh MY!

Stamping Simply with Sharon on this one.
Stamps: Garden Isle (Lizzie Anne Designs), Everlasting Romance (Unity)

Of course, Taylor opted for a cupcake challenge! :-) So fun!
Stamps: Amuse Sentiment, Cupcakes A'La Yummy

Here is Joan's
Silhouette Challenge.
Stamp: Wish

Do you recognize the Haunted line here?
This card was for Rose Ann's challenge.

I am not much of a scenery gal so this card was a HUGE challenge for me!

Jen had a fabulous sketch! This card uses some Verve stamps.

Laura's challenge required some tearing and distressing.
Stamp: eco chic

Only Carole could pick this color combo!!
Stamps: mixed up of cuteness

This one is for Amy's challenge.
Stamp: delectable delights

Natasha had a sketch challenge.
Stamps: small elegance

The FABULOUS Lindsey went for a color combo/faux stitching challenge!
Of course...those October Afternoon stamps, felt brads, and daisyd's faux stitching was all bought at the Jacksonbelle store!

This card was actually for last week's MFT sketch.
Better late than never, right?? ;-)

My mother is an avid beader so I picked up some fun beads at a store in Seattle.


The Parkers said...

I'm so blown away right now! WOW...just WOW!

broni (waterchild12) said...

Wow, Maren! So many cards! So many beautiful cards! They're all wonderful!

Anonymous said...

WOWZER!! Look at all of these gorgeous cards!! So darn many of them!! Where do you have the time girl?! :) Throw some of that energy my way, will ya?!

Stephanie said...

Oh my goodness Maren! That's a lot of cards! You have been one busy girl! It makes me want to get really busy! Haha! You are so amazingly talented! All of these cards are fantastic!


Kari said...

Wow you have been busy! They are all gorgeous!! Wonderful job! Thanks for sharing!

Josette said...

OMG...where do you find the time and the creativitiy. You are my idol.

Kathy said...

wow, Wow, WOw, WOW!!!!!! OMG, how do you do it! I absolutely love all of them. Do you stamp super fast or do you just find a way to do it? I get interrupted by my kids and life so much but I'd love to get this many cards done in a few days :-)

LeAnne said...

Good heavens, girl, are you hyped up on caffeine? When do you find time to do all these wonderful creations!!! Wow!! I cannot pick my favorite, but the moon one is awesome! So are the mittens, and the....well, you get my point!

AJ said...

wowsers! where did you get the moon beads? and those stars are so cool!! love that card~ and the rest as well!! ;)

Jessie/knightrone said...

Would you look at that eye candy, wowzers!!

Barefootstamper said...

What I would give to have your mojo! All the cards are wonderful, but that "I Love You to the Moon and Back" card is off the charts!

You were the Runner Up Card of the Week at Card of the You can check out the original post here:

I hope it's OK -- I pulled a picture from your site, and linked back to the post and the blog. Email me if you need me to change anything!

If you'd like an "I was featured on" badge, I can send you that too.

Thanks for sharing your work with us!