Monday, July 29, 2013

Tractor Man

Well here I am again this time it’s our son’s birthday.  At first I couldn’t figure out what to do for him but soon decided to use this tractor once again.  After talking to him the other day he started telling us of the tractor he had just bought so what less could I do but put a tractor on his card.
He is a boat captain on a very large boat so when he decided to try his hand at a garden (in Florida) but seemed to have a fight on his hands with all the bugs we thought it was kind of funny.  Then when he said he’d bought a tractor we were amazed!   Come to find out he plans on using it on his hunting lease…….that makes more sense.
I found the cornstalk die in Die-namics and just had to use it on his card.
I hadn’t planned on the clouds but when I was gluing one of the cornstalks it fell so I had glue where it shouldn’t have been.   My only options was put some clouds on the card.
Thought I’d share a couple of my latest projects with you.   This is a tote which I’ve made quite a few of but this time I used a product in it that I use in the purses I make and love how it made the tote look.
This is my latest purse which is a really fun and happy one….perfect for summer and boy have we been having a HOT summer.  Today it’s finally back in the upper 80’s.
Here’s a couple of pictures of some of my flowers.   I will take a new picture this afternoon when the sun is behind the house so you can see how they have changed….will post it at a later date.
Thanks for stopping by my blog and my your have a blessed week!
hugs, Ruth Ann

Monday, July 22, 2013

Happy, Happy Anniversary


The 23rd is our 52nd anniversary so I needed to make my husband an anniversary card and was having a hard time trying to come up with something.   Then it hit me…..he just got back from a hike in the mountains close to our house so what better to use but Edwin hiking.


I also used the background that goes with Edwin.  Since it was a guy card I didn’t want to put a lot of fussy flowers on it so used one Sunflower from WOC and added a little greenery.

Tomorrow we are off to meet my brother and sister-in-law at a quaint little town where I plan on buying a lot of fabric for a quilt I am planning on making…..oh what fun!!

Once we get home it’ll be time to help celebrate our son-n-laws birthday….poor fella he has to share the day with us….every year.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope your week has started off great.   With the arrival of the royal baby I’m sure everyone in the UK is celebrating!


hugs, Ruth Ann

Saturday, July 20, 2013

A Granddaughter’s Birthday

I made this card for my youngest granddaughter who will be turning 18 on the 26th.  She is a very special young lady but it also makes me sad know she is growing up…..the time goes by so quickly.
I once again decided to use a Wee stamp instead of my favorite Tilda’s so here you have it.  I colored her with my copic’s then cut her out with a Spellbinder die.  As I’m sure you’ve noticed I used purple and lavender to make this card.  My good friend Janie let me come over and cut out some fishtail tags which I used for the sentiment.
Most of the flowers are from WOC however I did use a Martha Steward punch for the one flower.
I don’t know if you can tell or not but I added a Swarovski crystal to the center of the bow.
Thanks for stopping by in your buy schedule.
hugs, Ruth Ann
This was an after is a picture of the quilt I made for my granddaughter and her new husband.  This granddaughter is the sister to the granddaughter that I just made the card for.  There was too much light coming through the window so the picture didn't turn out very good,


Monday, July 15, 2013

A Special Happy Birthday


I made this card for my son-in-law who’s birthday is the same day as our anniversary which means I need to get busy and make another card.  My son-in-law is a hunter so I just couldn’t resist making this card.


As you can see I used this adorable Miss Muu Muu along with the barb wire background.   He hunts elk during bow season and gun season and we always hope to get a cow tag so we don’t have to kill a bull.  That’s why the sentiment……just had to do it.


Isn’t she just the cutest thing.   I embroidered a shirt for him and as you can see it has a bull elk on it.


Here’s a closer look at the design.


I also promised some pictures of the wedding……it was his daughter that got married.





There are a few pictures of the wedding which was beautiful and the weather was perfect.  If you noticed the arch in some of the pictures my husband made it for Megin and it now lives in our yard with grape vines planted on either side.  Megin said NO one else was to get married under her arch.

Thanks for stopping by and my you have a blessed week.

hugs, Ruth Ann