Saturday, August 31, 2013


Hi everyone just wanted to ANNOUNCE the winner its

Amelia Ireton her name was drawn out of a bowl of names, now with giveaway you had to go over to Seemas FB like her page and join her blog ... So the lucky ducky was drawn and will be recieving a

$10 Credit to Seemacrafts and a Magnolia Stamp that Ill be sending her.

SO thanks everyone and remember at Seemacrafts she is adding new products all the time, on the blog there are super fun challenges so I really hope you come on over and join in the fun ..



Wednesday, August 28, 2013

lovesrubberstamps Favorite Color Combo Card Challenge #67

Hi everyone, I made this card I using my Favorite color Combos for the Lovesrubberstamps challenge and will be giving the card to Priscilla DeValle as well. So I am really hoping she likes the birthday theme I picked....

My favorite color combos are whites, creams, pinks and blue so that is what I used to make a fun girly Easel Card for her along with a matching tag...

So I am Hoping she likes it I wanted to be fun fresh and a tad bit GIRLY......

This I used a greeting Farm Birthday Anya Stamp isnt she just too cute... and the paper is actually out of a dollar impulse buy pack from Michaels.
Favorite color Combo Pocket  Easel Card

TGF Birthday Anya Stamp on Spellbinder Die Cut

Birthday Tag to go in Pocket

Sweet Sentiment for the Birthday Girl
This card is entered in the:

Favorite Color Combo Challenge at Lovesrubberstamps challenge blog
Priscilla Del Valle Subbie Challenge Giveaway

Hope you like and go on over and join in on the fun at Lovesrubberstamps challenge Blog. They have a ton of talented Ideas, fun challenges awesome store to shop at and ILL BE A GUEST DESIGNER IN SEPTEMBER SO HOPE YOU STOP ON BY!.




Hi Everyone, its that time again as you all have probably already figured out I just think the Greeting Farm Stamped Images are just too cute and just cant resist entering into there Challenges on there blogs..
So for this weeks challenge its layers...... So in my card I made it using a base and 4 layers for a fun October Birthday card.. I made 2 viersions of this card for 2 friends... I am not doing Halloween this yeart so we will say the Digi Image is for a Costume October Birthday Party ... I think Cheeky Kitty is super cute. For my personal message Ill be using a white Gel Pen on the Black Card stock....

I used:
Recollections Black and Purple Card stock & flowers from Michaels
DCWV animal print
Martha Stewart Birthday Punch
And Copics
E00 white skin
R20 blush

Thanks for stopping by and hope you leave a sweet comment of inspriation.

Monday, August 26, 2013

Tuesday Blog Event Friendly Crafters on Facebook 8/27/13 DT project share

Hi everyone its Tuesday, And I am just tickled Pink that you all were able to come back and join on The Friendly Crafters on Facebook for a faboulous Blog Event Tuesday ! WHOO HOO!

I also want to give everyone a reminder that the first Friday  of each month will be the Swap Day
So if you have items you thought about blowing the dust off for something new and exciting  remember to join the Friendly Crafters ON FB and post your stuff the First Friday of Every  Month!

Now on to my card
This is a super cute card that I used TGF Cheeky Howdy, and paper from the MME Dilly Dally collection. My base is a studio g embossed argile patterend card base that came 8 for A 1$ at Michaels.. The yellow and white are Michaels Basic Card stock.

I used my 3 inch scalloped and round punches, from Recollectiosn and I also used the Amy R sentiment stamp plus Tuxedo  Black ink from Moment.
Of Course I copic colored and fussy cut the adorable fun Image.

I hope you all post your blogs on the Friendly Crafters On Facebook so we can follow you on your crafty adventure...

Super big Hugs


Front of Card using Cheeky Howdy TGF stamp

Simple layering for a fresh happy look!

Thanks everyone for stopping by please leave a sweet comment and visit us on the Friendly Crafters o n FB! Hugs

Saturday, August 24, 2013

TG GREETING FARM Back To SCHOOL & Scrapfromscratch August Challenge Entry

Hi everyone so today I made a little altered gift bag along with a 3x3 card back to school project for  The Greeting Farm back to School  & Sarah's August challenge..

I thought it would be fun to make just a little goodie bag with card for my Grand Daughter Maleah who is going to Pre K.. wow were has the time went..

I used one of my Favorite stamps Ruby from the Greeting Farm. sUPER sUPER CUTE!

Supplies used for bag and card

3x3 gift card

Inside of card

Treat bag with her name on it using TGF Ruby Stamps

I hope everyone likes the card and the bag for the back to school challege

Friday, August 23, 2013

Loves Rubber Stamp Square or Round Card Challenge #66

Masculine card

Hi everyone as you all know Male or Masculine Cards are not my strong point so everytime I get a chance to overcome this challenge I am on it!  Especially that I have 5 yes 5 boys and an Amazing Husband of 5 years... ... After finding the 7 gypsies off the wall paper  6x6 paper stack I knew I was on a mission to see if I could create something For the guys.. This I used The Greeting Farm Stamp Ryan, My Favorite Things Sentiment stamp begin each day~ and a studio G Sunshine and Happiness sentiment stamp from Michaels , Tuxedo Black Moment Ink and copics for the image stamped out on Georgia Pacific Card stock. The card base is a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 recollections corrigated card base from Michaels.

Now this card there is no lace or pearls as you can see, I wanted it to be basic and not to overwhelming so I just did some layered angling...

Hope you like
.. thanks for stopping in I have a video posted on yt.. so check it out for more details and of course stop by the Loves Rubber stamps challenge blog and their  there store for amazing items!



Hi everyone just a quick color share of TGF Ryan stamp

Trying out some different looks

Hi Everyone, Ive been trying out some different looks using the greeting Farm Stamp Ryan, I think is just adorable... SO I thought Id share what I did with different hair colors! Hope you like tell me which do you think is the best so far?

Super big Hugs


I won a Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge

Hi everyone I just found out I won a Tuesday Morning Challenge while I had my Liver Surgery, I was
super excited to find out I was a winner even though Its been awhile I just thought Id share my happiness with all my crafty friends... 

Its been 2 and a half months and I am recovering just fine so far! cant wait to get to the six month mark whoo hoo! thanks for sharing in my Joy! 

Super big hugs 

She is a winner! 

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The Greeting Farm Inspirational Photo Challenge Card Entry

Hi, Everyone I was super thrilled to try out my new greeting Farm stamp Stella for a few challenges. Ive been super busy this week and finally had time to just sit down a craft a bit....

This card is a bit busy but I think it came out quite cute. I used all the colors of the pallet that was shown on the greeting farm blog. My ribbon has the two different pinks and green i used the melon color for my butterflies and sentiment and the hear would be that of the watermelon. My lighting is not that great but You can see my fun card inspired by the summer fruit colors.. YUMMMM !

So today I am going to keep the blog post sweet and simple and show the pallet along with my card and hope you join in on the fun as well!

I love the Greeting Farm ! Thanks for stopping by and checking out my projects! I love comments so please leave me some love ! Hugs


The Greeting Farm Anything Goes Challenge Card Entry

Hi Everyone, Its that time Again, I am posting a quick card that I did for the Anything goes. I used the greeting Farm Stella stamped image. A paper Studio banner punch, loose card stock from Hobby Lobby and used this last weeks FFF color challenge  pallet, which is of watermelon and melon. So this was definately a challenge for me that I really stuggled with.  I used a paper studio heart embossing folder as well to give the card some texture.. Ill defiantely be thinking of more Ideas for this pallet..
But it came out cute over all so I hope you like my card and hope you all play along in the Greeting Farm Challenges! Hugs Larelle-Susanne

color Pallet I used

green flat back pearls to match the pallet , between banner hearts

Monday, August 19, 2013

The Friendly Crafters on Facebook Tuesday Blog Event & TGF Birthday Challenge Card

HI Everyone So glad to see all of you again. Today as a Design Team Member for the Friendly Group on FB~

Today We are having our Blog event, so I hope you visit the site and post your blog so everyone can see your amazing talents and creations. I just love seeing what everyone creates. 

 I wanted to share a clean and Simple Birthday Card that I Made fore my friend's Daughter Kay. One of the colors she likes is Purple so I went with that. I also used used one of my favorite stamps from The Greeting Farm ~ Rita.  You had to use a stamp 6 months or older for TGF birthday challenge. She is just adorable with her little cute kitty.  This card is a 3 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. The reason I made this size card from the Georgia Pacific White card stock is I have a ton of these Pink envelopes so It had to fit in it.

So if you havent checked out The Greeting Farm Stamp Company do, they offer alot of challenges and are going to introduce a SECRET STAMP CLUB. SO WHO DOESNT LOVE FREE STAMPS? I KNOW I DO, So try to do a challenge from the greeting farm or SEEMACRAFTS  you may get lucky and be a winner!

Another great site is Seemacrafts, this is a great site. Each week she is adding new and exciting Items to choose from, as well as challenges, and a blog. If you scroll down I am doing a giveaway because I am a new DT member and this is to help celeberate this amazing crafty opportunity.

so Onto my card:

the items I used:

Recollections 3 inch scallop punch
birthday stickers
Elmers Permanent double sided tape
Michaels $ bling
Martha Sterwart Happy birthday punch
TGF Rita Stamp
Recollections : Purple, lilac card stock
Georgia Pacific white card stock
Momento Tuxed Black Ink
Copic Markers
R20 Blush
E00 Skin white
BV08 blue violet
BV02 Prune
Items used

Front of CAS card


Angle View

This card is for the DT blog event and TGF Retro Birthday Challenge
thanks so much for stopping by my blog and I love to hear your comments > Super big Hugs


Sunday, August 18, 2013



 I thought Id share a DT Project with all of you. Today I just made a Card using the Magnolia Pea Princess Stamp. I so love her she is just a cutie. I stamped out the image with the Momento Tuxedo Black Ink onto Georgia Pacific White Card Stock. Then I copic colored the image and fussy cut her out. I mounted her onto a sentiment sticker with the elmers double sided permanent tape. and Put Dollar tree butterfly stickers in the corners. This Card, is made from Black Recollections card stock and then Matted with Turquoise  Blue/and White Card stock on the inside an only Turquoise Blue on the front. I also used  a sheet from the DCWV Mariposa stack.
I just love how it came out AND HOPE YOU DO TOO.






Saturday, August 17, 2013


HI EVERYONE, I AM SOOOO thilled to announce I am a new design team member for seemacrafts. So In celebration of this amazing opportunity, I d like to do two things one share my DT butterfly challenge card with all you and encourage you to enter the challenge as well and Two follow her blog and join/like facebook page to be entered in a small giveaway! I would like to give a lucky winner a magnolia stamp and a 10$ USD  egift card to her shop to help get her started she is adding new things to her shop every day!

here is her link:
so please join and like to be eligible drawing on the 30th of August


Here is her blog challenge HOPE YOU ALL JOIN IN:

SO lets go on to share MY  card for the Seemacrafts Butterfly challenge !

the Recipe for the card:

Recollections basic brown card stock from Michaels
DCWV Mariposa Card Stock
American Craft Gold Glitter Tape~ LOVE IT
Butterfly Tilda from the Magnolia Butterfly Stamp Collection
Special Moments stickers for the sentiment Cherrish from Dollar Tree
Fiskars butterfly punch,
elmers double sided permanant tape from Ollies
copic markers:
cheeks first: blush R20
skin: skin white E00
Dress and shoes: E04 Lipstic Natural , E11 Barely Beige, and ) colorless blender and R20 blush
Hair: YR24 pale sepia and skin white E00
the leaves gold glitter pen from busch gardens.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Stickers, Colored Hair and a Sketch Card

Hi Everyone, I am entering this card into several challenges this week ....... I had alot of fun trying to get all the requirements into the card...The Challenges I am entered it into are:
           The Greeting Farm Farm Fresh Friday Sticker Challenge        
           Lovesrubberstamps challenge blog ~ Challenge 65- HAIR OF A DIFFRENT COLOR Challenge
           Sketch challenge for ~ynschallenes.blogspot

I am making this card for my son Ronald who is an airtraffic control in the US Army , currently serving in
Afghanistan . His dream is one day to become an Astronaut.... So I made this fun card that Ill be putting in his care package.....

I used the Edward Stamp from one of my favorite stamp company ~ The Greeting Farm ( I stamped out the image onto Georgia Pacific white card stock using Momento Tuxedo black Ink. I fussy cut the image and  mounted it onto the Sketch card  using elmers doubled sided permanent tape. I was inspired to do this card because I loved the sketch featured on the I was just super thrilled to see one of my previous cards featured on the Loves Rubber stamp Challenge Blog in the DT Favorites...and it inspired this weeks Hair of a different colored hair challenge

For my card I used the great vacation stack from DCWV from Michaels , copic colors, and Marth Stewart License Plate Stickers.. The inside is lined with the scrapbook paper and Georgia Pacific white Card stock.

SO this is my card.....

I really hope every one loves the card..

*8/13/13 THE FRIENDLY CRAFTERS TUESDAY BLOG EVENT ~How to keep track of Challenges Tips.

Hi Everyone, Just wanted to share, Today is Tuesday the Friendly Crafters Group On Facebook Blog Event.

Whoo hoo , Super excited. So I hope you go on over check out The Facebook Page. It is a closed group so please join, and if you can comment we all love Words of encouragement. Comments always Inspire us..

For My topic today is >


I get alot, I mean alot of questions as to how do I keep track of my challenges, Well I actualy have to ways.

First is of two Ideas ~ you guessed it GOOD OLE NOTEBOOK AND A PEN~ LOL.

I find if I write it down and carry it with me I can keep track of all the challenges:

So get a notebook you can decorate or just love:

Have a fun pen or something to jot down your challenges: example


                                due 8/19 at noon

                                hair color challenge challenge #67

                           THE GREETING FARM FARM FRESH FRIDAY
                               due thursday 8/15 at noon.

                          YOUTUBE CHALLENGES
                          CASSIE KEITH ` CHRISTMAS IN JULY
                           DUE before 19 august

                           Aottmers224 ~ altered item challenge
                           end of august

                           Crafty Adriana~ All about you challenge
                            monthly draw

                          Priscilla Valle ~ Birthday Challenge

Now you can have a page for each Challenge for each site or you can  just due it by month ex:

August Challenges

Cassie Keith ~ Christmas in July Ends 19 August

Aottmers224~ Altered Items Chalenge ends the end of August

Crafty Adriana on Yt ~ Monthly Draw

Priscilla Valle ~ Birthday Challenge ~August

Tabasco 14 ~ 65th Birthday Challenge

nurselarelle~ Its All about you Rak Giveaway Challenge  15th of each Month

nurselarelle~ Secret giveaway 15th of august



I hope this helps all of you..

Keep up with your challenges and Crafting away!


The Friendly Crafters Group
Design Team Member

Monday, August 12, 2013

TGF Mix It Up Challenge Card

Hi Everyone, I was thrilled to do this greeting Farm Challenge! In this weeks challenge You had to used to greeting farm stamps and mix them up... So the two that I chose to use was Awareness Anya and DEE DEE. I used the bottom portion of Awareness Anya and the Head of  Dee Dee and pieced them together and Copic Coloed and fussy cut the image out and then did some layering of the scrapbobok paper pieces. I made the card base out of the Georgia Pacific White Card Stock , this card is a 3 1/2 x 6 inch card.
I hope you like the card and go over and check out the challenge!

TGF Mix it Up Challenge Card

used the the Breast Cancer Mambo paper Stack

Friday, August 9, 2013

LovesRubberStamps anything Goes Challenge card (GDT Entry)

This is a card I made for the anything goes challenge.I am also submitting this card for as my Guest Designer (GDT) entry for  Loves Rubber Stamps.
 I copic colored  my image that I stamped out with Georgia Pacific white card stock  using Momento Tuxedo Black Ink. I used 3 stamps. The Greeting Farm Garden Anya, The birds from Magnolia 2013 sea breeze collection and a 1$ sentiment stamp out of Michaels Impulse Bin.
The Paper is melodies and lace paper from Michaels and the string of flat back pearls from MBTurista... 
Love the way the card came out Hope you do too.

Easel Card using Garden ANYA

Inside of card

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

TGF Color Combo : Aqua, Yellow, Grey & Black challenge card entry

Hi everyone this is my card entry for the greeting farm challenge, I will be sending this to a friend.. with this card it is 3x6 inches and I used Georgia Pacific white card stock for the base and the stamped image , I get that from Walmart and the grey,and black are recollection card stock from Michaels. The aqua paper comes from the teenage dream DCWV stack I so love that paper line. Its edgy and fun. great for guy cards.........
I used the greeting farm stamp RILEY, super cute I copic colored her , fussy cut and then mounted here with double sided tape.This card is a bit different because I matted it the last card I didnt and wished I had.
The letters for the sentiment be yourself because you rock were cut out the with the once upon a time die by
tim holtz.
I really hope you like the card. it was made with love .... and most of all to relay the message..................... just be yourself because your Rock.... !

front of card

Inside of card with graffiti signature lol 
I really hope all you go over to the greeting farm blog and try a challenge . ... they are so fun! and you might get lucky and win. I f there are 20 participants you could win a rubber stamp! Hugs
thanks for coming to my blog and check out my youtube channel nurselarelle... !see ya soon.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

EXCITING NEWS~ I am a new Design Team Member of the Friendly Crafters on Facebook

Hi Everyone, Larelle-Susanne here. I have some exciting news, I was selected to to become a Design Member for The Friendly Crafters on Facebook. I hope you to come over and show the freindly crafters some love.
 I myself and just thrilled to be apart of the Design Team. I love creating and doing challenges and look forward to this new crafty adventure!

Here is the link :
also check me out on Youtube Larelle's Craft Creations:

And to celebrate this amazing opportunity. I have having a small giveaway... All you have to do is Follow me here on my blog and and Facebook and youll be entered. when You go to the group please sure to let them know nurselarelle or Larelle-Susanne  has sent you!

Thanks everyone for your inspiration, love and support with my crafty adventure.



Monday, August 5, 2013

4x9 skinny card entry for Loves Rubberstamp Challenges

Hi everyone this is my entry for the Loves Rubber Stamp Challenges. I have never made such a big card.
I wanted to keep it clean, simple but yet fun so I used a bean  greeting farm stamp... that I stamped out using
Georgia Pacific white card stock, fussy cut the image out and applied white mini flat back pearls to the flowers and used double sided tape to adhere the image to the blue recollections card stock. The white flower are from recollections and applied on a layered stripe.... I love the way this silly fun card came out...

and yes I truly hope you enjoy each and every day ! Hugs Larelle-Susanne

4x9 skinny card

the inside

TGF Hello Dr LOVE Cheeky nurse skinny card

Skinny Card

Hi, everyone! This is my skinny card that I made to send to my husband John, I did a  yt video on the card, I love how it came out! Super cute... I used georgia pacific white card stock to make a card base and stamp my  tgf cheeky nurse image out using Momento Tuxedo Black Ink. I fussy cut the image after copic coloring her out . Th pink star paper is loose paper sheet from Michaels and the pink solid color is Recollection pink card stock. The mini letter are K&Company letters I also purchased at Michaels...
I think she came out super cute! Hope you also go over to my yt channel and watch the video... Hugs


Sunday, August 4, 2013

TGF FFF Getting Wiggy with it challenge card entry

Hi every one I made a card for the greeting farm  Getting wiggy with it ~colored hair challenge, I used Anya Treats and made her hair pink , the image is stamped out on Georgia Pacific white card stock using Momento Tuxedo Black Ink..
the pink scalloped Hearts I used the recollections scalloped heart punch I got from Michaels. I used the sentiment that came with the stamp set. I also used my polka pin dot embossing folder to give it a bit of texture then copic colored, fussing cut and mounted my image.using double sided tape...the base is a studio g
card base I purchased from Michaels . I have a video that you can go over to my youtube  nurselarelle channel and check it out...

Hope you join in on the fun!

CC Designs folded Easel Card for Frankie and DT entry

This is a simple card I made for a DT entry and for Frankie, Nery's Daughter who is turning 15. I used the MME In Bloom Paper stack I just love the coral and pink colors the image is stamped out on georgia pacific card stock using Momento tuxedo black ink. I copic colored and also embellished the card with a paper doily, coral michaels ribbon and white half flat back pearls mounted in the corner ot the card.. for the inside I used some scraps to make banners to drape down the left side of the card... I wanted to reflect elegance but yet birthday wishes.. Hope you like I so loved the way this card came out..

Geisha Emma cc design easel card

Instead of making a pocket I made it a card that opens

TGF Get Well card for JKolbies hubby

This is a get well card I made for Jackies, husband Jack using 3 of the greeting farm stamp images.
I used cheeky nurse, and the rock the farm stamped images that were stamped out on Georgia Pacific white
card stock with Momento Tuxedo Black Ink. the letters to make the sentiment are from K&Company that I got on clearance for 99Cents at Michaels. the paper line I used was MME blush stack.... I thought it was a fun card. Hope you like

this is the front of a get well card for Jkolbie's husband Jack

And the inside so this is Jack and Jackie lol

Altered Ribbon Spool Made for Johnnie and DT entry

Hi everyone this is an Altered ribbon Spool that I made for a DT entry and for Johnnie who is tobasco14. I love the way it came out!

the link above to watch the video! thanks for stopping by..