Gooood Morning! It’s a beautiful day here. Sun is shining so I’m happy! LOL! And it’s time for a new 365 cards Super Sketchy Sunday! That makes me happy too! LOL!

Especially since we have another GREAT sponsor this week!!! The KLM Design!

I got the cute Carl the Clown digi image to play with. I love clowns! All sorts of them! But I’ve understood that some people have this thing with clowns…. Strange. But I did an ATC swap where I made a vintage clown ATC and the recipient totally freaked out. That clown didn’t look as cute as my Carl though… Anyway. Here is the sketch.

And my card:

Hepp I’m using up my Green at Heart papers and some amazing gems from Doodlebug I got in a kit over two years ago. Lost and found. Have a wonderful Sunday and hope to see your take on the sketch!

And love the winner of Eurovision Song Contest from yesterday!!!



Courage – or something…

The challenge over at 365 cards today is “courage”. Well I recon I’ll need some of that to actually mail this off to my friend…

In dog yearsSuper cute Labrador stamp and sentiment from The Rubber Café

We are watching a movie on the TV and the commercials are over, so I’m off. Have a lovely weekend!




...this is what I heard on the radio on my way home.

What can I say? She is Minister of Enterprise and Energy, as well as Deputy Prime Minister. All I know is she need some English lessons real bad AND a better staff to help her out...


Missing you

Just a quick one on the way to work. I have had this AMAZING stamp from Prickley Pear Rubber Stamps on my desk for a couple of weeks. Isn’t it simply amazing??? I did a real QUICK coloring of this one late last night, but I think it turned out pretty ok anyway. Simply couldn’t wait until I had more time…

Missing YouThe image is so big and lovely, that I thought it didn’t need much embellies. The lovely sketch from Card Patterns this week was perfect for this.

On another note – my mail is totally DOWN!  So if I don’t answer, I simply didn’t get your mail.

Have a great day folks!



Sometimes simple says it best…

Welcome to 365 cards’ Super Sketchy Sunday!

We have a new super fun week ahead of us sponsored by independent {ippity} chick  Elisabeth. The DT got fab red {ippity} rubber to work with this week and the sketch looks like this:

Fun huh!?!!

And here is my take with some old but still totally fab October Afternoon papers and cinnamon stickles.

Somtimes simple says it best I have a layout to share too. It’s a page I did for Leamon’s Bloggparty challenge – a really great sketch. (For more info about Bloggparty, check out THIS post). The photo is of my dear son, protesting against having his photo taken. As always… I don’t know how many photos of him with strange faces or hand palms covering everything I have. I told him the other day that since these are the only photos I have, I’ll start making scrapbook pages out of them. He didn’t believe me – then…

Ge dig!My friend Li-bee ti is challenging me to go more freestyle. She thinks I would feel good if I tried to scrap more free and less clean and straight than I normally do. I’ve tried to explain I really, REALLY, can’t manage the freestyle. But I DID give it a try with this page. I know, crashed and burned again… LOL!

Ok, folks! Hope you are having a lovely Sunday and that you feel inspired to go make a fab card out of today’s sketch! Go check out the DT sample cards HERE! They are, as always, truly gorgeous!



Happy Birthday!!!

It’s my friends birthday today, and I hope she is having a wonderful day with lot’s of love and cake. Here is the card I made her earlier this week and should have landed in her mail box by now. It’s based on the Sketchy colors challenge #24.

Grattis UlrikaI ended up with no place for the sentiment, so I put it inside instead.Grattis Ulrika insida  Have a lovely Saturday all. I’ll be back tomorrow with a new 365 cards Super Sketchy Sunday – aaaand we have a new great sponsor!!!



Missing You

Here is my last project with the new Build a Bird clear stamps set and coordinated dies from Prickley Pear Rubber Stamps. The blog hop with the other three sets are still going on, all info can be found on the Prickley Pear Blog.

May  release #4I’ve used Laura’s sketch #52 on 2Sketches4You. It’s a fab one! I'm also entering this one in Papertake Weekly flower challenge.

Have a lovely Friday!!!



Mojo Monday and a blog hop tip!

Hi peeps! Hope you are having a good week. I know I am. Spring has sprung and it’s release time for new Prickley Pear Rubber Stamp Clear Stamps and coordinating dies. (yes I know, confusing – but FUN!!!) ;P. Couldn’t be happier! LOL!

I loved this week’s Mojo Monday sketch (well, ok, I always do…) and took me some time away from work last night to play.

May release #3 I used my new Prickley Pear and some soft lovely Maja Design papers (Swedish brand, love them!). If you want to have a chance to win these stamps AND dies AND more (prize pack worth $50!), simply pop over to my Blog Hop post HERE and leave a message by midnight tonight (CDT)  (and for more chances of winning, leave comments on the other two blogs participating as well!).

Tonight is concert time. My son is playing in an school orchestra, and they will have their first official concert tonight. I don’t know who is most excited, he or I…. LOL! It will be so much fun, and I hope I will be able to get good pictures!

Have a great day!!!



Prickley Pear New Release Blog Hop!!!

Welcome to the Prickley Pear Rubber Stamps Blog Hop to introduce a new line of coordinating die cuts and clear stamps.

Visit the Design Team’s daily releases and the Prickley Pear Rubber Stamp blog from May 18 until May 21 to have chances to win one of four prize packages worth $50 in PPRS products. Of course each of the prize packages will feature one of the new release sets: Build a Bird, Hibiscus, Build an Owl and Butterfly.

I have been designing with the oh so fab Build a Bird set which is also the set on display today! I’ve had some serious fun while working with both clear stamps and dies! I have two projects to share today. First a card, before I continue with more info about the hop.

Maj release #1

More than one chance to win.
Each day you have more than one chance to win. Start at the Prickley Pear Rubber Stamp Blog. Leave a comment on the blog for one chance to win. Then hop on over to the day’s release blogs and make comments there for more chances to win. Sounds easy enough. And the bonus is that you’ll see some fabulous paper projects featuring the new sets.

For each release, you’ll have 2 days to participate…you’ll have until midnight the night AFTER the release day to enter comments. Please just one comment per blog.

Maj release #2Maj release #2 detalj 1Maj release #2 detalj 2

For today’s hop, you should also visit:

Prickley Pear Rubber Stamp Blog

Frillions by Eli

Be sure to leave a comment on these three blogs by midnight May 19th for your chance to win. And here is the rest of the blog hop schedule for the days to come:

Release schedule:
May 19th Hibiscus Clear Stamps and Die Cut featured on PPRS Blog and One Krafty Kat by Jenny, Paper Talk by Leslie

May 20th Build an Owl Clear Stamps and Die Cut featured on PPRS Blog and Life is what you make it by Anya and Random Vintage Finds by Jennifer

May 21st Butterfly Clear Stamps and Die Cut featured on PPRS Blog and Frillions by Eli

Thanks for playing with us!!!



Sixten and grandpa

Here is a page I did yesterday. It’s my nephew Sixten and my dad. He’s almost 5 months old now, and he has grown so much. Remember this??? He seems to develop really well, and no problems with his premature birth has been detected. Life is good.

En stund mys The layout is based on the fab sketch of the week from Sketchy Thursdays. And I’ve used my new Pink Paislee papers. Had some troubles starting to cut them, but after a glance on the pile of uncut but now pretty old papers a got to it…

I’ll be back tomorrow with a Prickley Pear Blog Hop! With some really, REALLY yummy new clear stamps and dies and a fab PRIZE!

Have a great day!



Prickley Pear Sneak Peek!!!

Prickley Pear Rubber Stamps is releasing four sets of clear stamps with coordinating die cuts. The four sets, which include  Build a Bird, Butterflies, Hibiscus and Build an Owl, will be available for purchase on May 18th, the launch day of our hop. Sold separately, these sets coordinate beautifully to create stamped images that can be die cut perfectly around the shape. How cool is that?

It’s so cool, in fact, that they want to give some away. So they’re hosting a Blog Hop, May 18th-21. You’ll have the chance to say what you think of the new products and of course, the chance to WIN.

Maj release #1 detaljMaj release #2 detalj 3 So come back on May 18th to see the stamps and die cut I’ll be featuring. You won’t want to miss it.


Wohoo! It’s Sunday!

And that means it’s also Super Sketchy Sunday!

We have a new sponsor this week, the fabbie digi stamp company Some Odd Girl!

digital stamps

Here is thegreat  sketch Pam did for us this week:

I got the oh so cool Skater Kody image to play with. Dear son got really excited when he saw it and asked me to make a birthday card for a friend. Mommy who do I know who will have a birthday soon – and is a BOY???  The only one  we could think of is a friend from school who turns 10 in August. Well, this one will be for him.

Stort Grattis_redigerad-1 I think he turned out pretty cool. Used up some scraps too.  I’m also entering this in the Our Creative Corner “Let’s hear it for the boys” challenge.

Have a lovely Sunday and I hope you play along with the 365 cards sketch challenge, and take your chance to win 3 Some Odd Girls stamps of your choice. All details are to be found HERE along with the DT cards – all totally gorgeous!

I’ll be back tomorrow with some sneak peaks for the new release of Prickley Pear Rubber Stamps CLEAR STAMPS and coordinating dies!



Have a sweet birthday!

I have a quick card and a short post today. We are on our way visiting friends this weekend and hubby is slamming the door for me to come….

Have a sweet birthday Soooo, the card is a clean and simple one, based on the CPS sketch this week. I also incorporated a couple of cross stitches to meet the 365 cards challenge today. Stamps used are delicious Hey Cupcake! from The Rubber Café.

Better go! Have a great weekend!




Hi!!! Sitting here with a cold bear, a clean house and pizza on the way. Life is good! *grin*Hope you all are enjoying your Friday. I took a break from work and cleaning and did a card earlier today. And I’ve been waiting ever since for the rain to stop. And it finally did. I guess the saying that April showers will bring May flowers should be changed to May showers will bring June flowers. If the freaking roe deers don’t eat them all…

The 365 cards challenge today is a recipe. I love recipes, so I had to play. One was to use  a 4.25 x 5.5 card, two patterned papers, stripes, 1 piece of ribbon, stamped image and a stamped sentiment. And here is my take:

A bird told me

  I used one patterned paper as background, and another one to stamp my image and sentiments on. From that same awesome Webster’s pages paper, I cut out the flowers in the bottom. The image stamps is from
Artistic Outpost and the sentiment is from the A little bird told me set from Firecracker Designs by Pamela

Well, I’m smelling Pizza! Have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by!



Bloggparty update!

Halva bloggparty-månaden har snart gått så det är kanske på tiden att jag uppdaterar med ett PRIS! Och min egen tolkning av annonsbilden.  Min utmaning hittar du HÄR.

Priset är ett litet kortmakarkit innehållandes 6x6 papper från Websters pages (HELT UNDERBARA!), en stämpel, blommor och blader, lite band och annat smått och gott.

BloggpartyprisThis is the prize for my blogparty challenge (found HERE!). It’s a  card making kit and contains Webster’s pages 6x6 papers, stamp, ribbons, flowers and more. Hope YOU want to play!!!  Here is my take on my own challenge – a sunny card.

You are my sunshineHoppas att du också vill vara med i min eller någon av alla de andra utmaningarna. Fortfarande två veckor kvar! HÄR finns all information och länkar till alla andra bloggar som deltar.

Ha en trevlig kväll!



Card therapy!

Sometime yesterday I lost my ability to think… Don’t know when it happened but I got the first sign when I was trying to use an old Swedish proverb and said (with a really bad translation) First thing you go blind on is your ears… Oh well. I knew it had happened for sure when I had to go to the shop for the third time before I had all the ingredients (like six…) for dinner. So I skipped work last night, and made a couple of cards instead. Pure therapy! And now I hope my thinking ability is back so that I will be able to write this post down…

First card is based on Card Patterns sketch 63. I made it really simple using my new The Rubber Café Labrador stamps.

Happy Birthday 

The second one is a love themed Easel card for Kath’s Blog Party Challenge.

Easel card Have a great Tuesday and thanks for stopping by!



Super Sketchy Sunday!

Hi folks! It’s time for another fun Super Sketchy Sunday over at 365 cards!

We have a sponsor this week with THE most gorgeous vintage digi images I’ve ever seen – the Digi Doodle Shop 


They have other cute images too, and you have the chance to win some of them by participating in this weeks challenges at 365 cards. Starting today with a fun sketch! 

I got me a nice package of scrapbook supplies last week filled with delicious Cosmo Cricket papers – Material Girl. Yean I know, I’m a slow starter… But now when I have them, I’ll use them up real quick – I can tell ya!  And I thought these papers were PERFECT to the Digi Doodle Shop image I got to work with – The 1900 – 1920 Vintage.

Best Friends

Isn’t she gorgeous???

And while digging deep in the CC papers, I made a layout as well.  This one is for Mahlin’s Blog Party recipe challenge: to use 4 patterned papers, 3 photos, 5 buttons, 1 clock, lace,  flowers and paint. One was also allowed to ad other stuff of ones choice.  It was super fun, love recipes!!!

Tid för pysselThese are photos from earlier this year when we had a day of scrapbooking at my place.  It was fun, might be time to do that again???

I’d better get back to work. Take care, and I hope to see your take on the sketch challenge!!!



A 10 minute card…

…can actually end up fairly ok. 365 cards has a week of “3” challenges. I love these, they are always so much fun and when I saw The 3 W’s for today and Kim’s beautiful white space card, I had to play even though I really don’t  have the time. But one can always take 10 minutes – it’s like a coffee break by the scrap desk. Right!?!

So, the 3 W’s are: White, White space and Wings. Perfect for a clean and simple card using my new butterfly punch (again...).

Spread your wings Here is another of my layouts from the Scrapmästaren competition. This page is my personal favorite of the five I made. The challenge was a recipe (only patterned papers, doodling, ribbons/thread, paint, journaling) and I think it ended up kind of neat. Love the photos of my boys in stripes.

4 Mina randiga killar Have a great Wednesday!




Du har väl inte missat att bloggparty pågår för fullt??? Många roliga och inspirerande utmaningar finns att sätta tänderna i där ute i bloggvärlden. HÄR hittar du min utmaning och en länklista till alla andra som deltar.

Jag har gjort mitt första bidrag till Cattis liftutmaning. Den här urläckra layouten skulle vi inspireras av:

I’ve made my first project for Blogparty, and it was a lift of this gorgeous page made by Cattis.

Jag inspirerades av i stort sett allt… Den är så jäkla häftig. Men efter att ha förstört ett antal cardstock insåg jag att jag helt enkelt inte behärskar den där freestylelooken och helt enkelt fick försöka översätta den till min egna stil. Designen är väldigt lik, jag har de flesta av elementen med, kraftpapper, sydd ram, placeringarna av foto, dekorationer och titel… Och fjärilar istället för prickar. 

I djupa tankar...This is what my lift ended up like. It’s dear son thinking about life and the spring. Notice my new MS Butterfly punch??? I love that punch! LOL!

I’ve also made a card. We have mother’s day coming up and I thought the beautiful Card Patterns sketch this week would make a up a nice flowery card for mom.

Thanks Mom

Papers: Bazzill and beautiful but unknown polka dot paper
Stamps: Prickley Pear Rubber StampsSmall Tulip, Thanks Mom
Ink: Staz On
Decos: Flower and metal charms from Kort og Godt, Tim Holtz die, Kaiserkraft rhinestone, ribbon.

Time to make dinner! Have a great day!



Eat More Cupcakes!

I had a box of fresh rubber waiting for me in my mailbox when I came home today. SWEET red rubber I might ad!!! LOL! So I had to dig into it right away.

Cupcakes 1

Papers: Bazzill, Riddersholm Design
Stamps: The Rubber CaféHey Cupcake set
Ink: Memento

The design is based on Laura’s sketch #51 at 2 Sketches 4 You and I’ve also tried to do today’s 365 cards challenge – the 3 F’s: Fringe, Fairy Tale and Favorite Color. The two first are no brainers, (notice the pom pom fringe? and turquoise is my absolute fav color) but I’m creative in my interpretation of the Fairy Tale part… But to me, eating more cupcakes sounds like a fairy tale… Oh well! ;D

Thanks for stopping by!


Birthday card

Dear son was invited for an informal Birthday Party yesterday with very short notice. We didn’t have time to go into town to get a proper present, so I made a card and filled it with money and a couple of lottery tickets instead.

Grattis FilipThe design is based on the fabbie sketch #101 from Sketch Saturday. And I went with some really bright green and lovely Sugar Rush papers for a bright and festive look.

Grattis Filip insidaHe liked it, so I’m happy! LOL!

Have a great new week!



A Prickley Pear Sketch Challenge!

Hi folks! I’m back with a second post today. Prickley Pear Rubber Stamps is hosting a sketch challenge on the company blog ending on Saturday 8 th.

There is a fab sketch and an even fabbier prize (half sheet of red delicious rubber – OF YOUR CHOICE!!!). All the details can be found HERE.  This is the sketch…

…and here is my take on it. I’ve used the Rose Bunch stamp which was one of the beautiful new releases for April. May Sketch challenge

I hope you play along and take the chance of winning a half sheet of rubber! And stay tuned, cause Prickley Pear has quite some news in store for you in May.

Hope you are having a lovely Sunday


Sunny Sunday!!!

Welcome to another Super Sketchy Sunday!!!

This sketch is a new favorite!!!

I got a new set of Verve stamps earlier this week, and felt like spring is in the air. Hence my try to make a really sunny card for a very special lady.

You light up my lifeAnd today we have the most beautiful spring weather with a bright sun on a clear blue sky, shining in – couldn’t wish for more!

You HAVE to pop over to 365 cards and check out the many different takes by the sketch team. And I so hope you will play with us this week!

Have a fab Sunday!