Wednesday, March 27, 2013

For Kim

For Kim

Coloring Down the Lines-baja breeze and Not quite Navy

I've got the blues, but not because of these beautiful colors, but because of this nasty weather!  Anyway, welcome to Wednesday's blog hop-You've just come from Amanda's blog at   She's got a beautiful blue card too.  Can't wait to see them all... Our colors this week was baja breeze and not quite navy.  Blues are so complimentary to all other colors.  I can't wait to see what Helen made, so off we go-  I hope you are having fun today, no matter what the weather is outside!  Thanks for visiting.  Carol Smith

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Coloring Down the Lines-Garden Green&Wild Wasabi

Welcome!  Yet another cold and windy day.  Monday we had 6 inches of snow, and yesterday it was 50 degrees!  Now it's cold again!  Anyway, our blog hop helps to keep us warm and sane, no?  You've just arrived from looking at Amanda's blog at  She always gives us a wow factor to see and want to case.   My version today is VERY simple.  Just choose a peice of DSP and stamp the thinking of you image, and put on pop dots, and I used the rose lace to make it pop a little more.  Hope you like it.  I can't wait to see what Helen conjurs up for us today, so lets go see at  I love her style, for sure.  Enjoy your trip, and thanks for visiting.  Carol Smith

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Coloring Down the Lines-So Saffron and More Mustard

Wow, It's Wednesday again! Where does the time go?  You've just come from Amandas blog at  I know I will love it, as always.  Ok, I know my card is not all stampin up-the emboss folder if from cricut, but I just love it.  Reminds me of the Longaberger symbol they use on their pottery.  I am always looking for ways to use the aluminum tape, too.  That's what's behind the punched blossom.  And I topped it off with the little lace flowers.  Tell me how you feel...  Now on to our talented Helen's blog at  She effortlessly puts out beautiful ideas.  Thanks for visiting out hop once again.  Carol Smith

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Weather Hop

Happy Thursday!  Should be better than yesterday, which was our topic of discussion in our chat.  We decided to post our backyard accumulations so we could see where the storm went.  You've come from Amanda's blog at  She lives in Burr Ridge, IL and I live in Schellsburg, PA.  We got 8 inches in about10 hours. This is taken from my back deck.  It is beautiful on the trees.  Now we go to Liz's house in Winchester, VA.  Let's see how much they have.  Thanks for visiting, and I hope you are enjoying our little tour.  Carol Smith

my purple version

Hi again, this is my purple version of the card I entered in this morning's hop.  I just changed the color and put crystals where the pearls were.  Enjoy and thanks for visiting.  Carol Smith

Coloring Down the Lines-Certainly Celery and Old Olive

Are you snowed in today?  I think I will stay home and make easter cards for church today.  Anyway, you've just come from Amandas blog at  I know her card was very nice, as she always has neat ideas.  Our color duo this week is old olive and certainly celery.  I love green, so this was a favorite for me.  I like the way this turned out.  I will post one in purples later today.  Now lets go see what Helen has whipped up for us.  I love her ideas too.  She's a natural.   Her address is  Enjoy your day and thanks for visiting.  Carol Smith