Wednesday, May 18, 2016


Hello fellow crafters!  Thank you so much for following along on the hop. I enjoyed seeing everyone's awesome projects and reading your comments to Kevin.

The winner of the 25.00 Amazon gift card, selected through is:

Drum roll please:

Sarah Biswabic! (Number 7)

Congratulations, Sarah!  Please contact me at to claim your gift card!

Thank you so much for following along with us!

Happy Crafting!

Friday, May 13, 2016

Hats Off! Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Hats Off!  Blog Hop sponsored by Connie at Connie Can Crop.!!!

You should have arrived here from Pam.  Our theme is all about graduation!!!  

My post is a little different than the standard graduation from schools, colleges, and sport events.  

My brother made the decision to take better care of himself so he joined Weight Watchers.  We all struggle with weight issues from time to time and my initial thought was "been there, tried that, NO DEAL".  


It is SO HARD to change the way we eat.  Old habits die hard.  We crave sugar, or soda, or potato chips. (my weaknesses)  We diet; we give up.  We try again and we quit.


He stayed the course, went the distance, and persevered.  Week after week after week.  After awhile, he noticed something.  All of those old cravings just fell away one at a time.  He lost weight.  Slowly.  Yet he stayed faithful to the plan.  Well, almost all of the time.  A few minor slip-ups from time to time. BUT.......... He stayed the course!!!!


Kevin made goal weight with a total weight loss of 107.2 pounds.  He went on the maintenance portion of the program and after six weeks, he has GRADUATED to be a LIFETIME member!!!

He plans to become a leader soon so he will be able to help others in their journey of weight loss.

To celebrate his achievement, my graduation project is shown below:

Congratulations, Kevin!  I am so proud you and so grateful for you!!  You are such an inspiration to me!  Way to go, Bro!

For my blog candy, I am giving away a $25.00 Amazon gift card.  All you have to do is leave a comment below congratulating Kevin.  That's it!  I will select the winner through on Monday, May 16th so be sure to post your email address in the comment or check back on Monday to see who the winner is.

You next stop on the hop is:  Holli

Here is the lineup in case you get lost along the way.  Have fun!!!

Friday, April 8, 2016

Welcome To My New Blog!

BootsandBlingTime was a wonderful blog but I decided to make a change. After taking a year off due to health problems, I am ready to get back to what I love most: paper crafting!

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Summertime Blog Hop!

Hello Everyone!  Janis at Pause Dream Enjoy is having a blog hop today!  The hop has six stops along the way and there is blog candy!

I will be giving away blog candy to celebrate this fun occasion.  Be sure to stop by her blog!

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Die Cuttin Divas Challenge #169

Hello!  Happy Friday!

My apologies for being gone from my blog for so long.  We have been busy doing some remodeling on the house and spring/summer cleaning and organizing.  Now that most of the projects are completed, it is time to get back to crafting!

Die Cuttin Divas is having a challenge and my friend, Susan, challenged me to make a project for this challenge!  The theme of Challenge #169 is to use black with one other color.

Here is my card for this challenge:


I decided to make a Father's Day card for my dearest.  Since he is a cowboy....this card is perfect!  I chose to use ivory as the other color and although it looks white in these pictures, it is actually ivory.

The sentiments were used from the CARDZTV You're The Man stamp set.  You can check out Mary's stamps sets available for sale HERE.

Thank you Susan....this was fun!  You can check out Susan's card HERE.

Come join us and make a card at the Die Cuttin Divas Challenge!  Just click HERE!

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Winner! Ready Set Stamp Blog Anniversary Blog Hop

What a great weekend and what an awesome blog hop!  Thank you, Julie, so much for asking me to participate in this hop!

The winner of my blog candy of one set of CARDZ TV stamps, selected by, was number 11!

Oh my gosh!! Your treat boxes are awesome!!! I so love the papers you used. These are just perfect for that special baby gift!!! :)

Congratulations, Sharon!  Please contact me and I will get your stamp set to you!

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Ready Set Stamp's Blog Anniversary Blog Hop!

Hello Everyone!

Welcome to ReadySetStamp's Blog Anniversary Blog Hop! It has been 5 years since Julie started her blog! Where has the time gone? All of us have made so many crafty friends along the way! I discovered Julie's blog about 4 years ago and have watched her crafty talent evolve. She has established so many friendships in the crafty community and I, along with you, have learned so much!

The theme to celebrate this awesome occasion is "Anything Goes"! Julie is the crafty friend who encouraged me to try to creat 3D elements. Julie is truly the Queen of treat bags, gift boxes, and various 3D items. I decided to make a 3D Onesie Treat Box for a boy and a girl. They were so much fun and EASY PEASY to make!

The treat boxes were an SVG cut and was sized at 11.4 inches. The cut included 2 onesie treat boxes to fit on a 12 by 12 mat. There are only 3 pieces to each box. Super easy and quick to put together! The sentiment stamp is from CARDZTV "Oh Baby" stamp set.

You can purchase Cardz TV Stamps HERE.

Now what is a blog hop without BLOG CANDY?  For this giveaway, please subscribe on Julie's blog if you have not already and leave a comment. She will draw the winner on May 17th and post it on her blog. Winner will be chosen by 

I am also giving away blog candy!!!  One lucky winner will receive one set of CARDZ TV stamps!  I will draw a winner on May 12th and announce it on this blog.  All you have to do is follow my blog and leave a comment!

Here’s the lineup:
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