Saturday, May 30, 2009

MIA for several days...

Today is my husband's 50th birthday party and I'm having a large celebration at our house. Sadly my craft tables are being used in the backyard so I'll be away from my blog for a few days but I hope to be back stamping by next week.

Have a great weekend everyone! - Kris
(Please feel free to save and use this darling little clown. She's one of my favorites!)

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Published in Stamper's Sampler June/July 2009

These cards were a group submission that we did last year. We all used the same stamp and came up with our own submissions and then sent them in together. Sadly, my name was left off the card in the magazine but this is a picture of my card. The others that were published are my friends Kimmie Andersen, Lyneen Jesse, Susie Dally and Pam Upper. Congratulations ladies! The spread is wonderful! - Kris

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Created By Hand Challenge - Insects

Today I wanted to try just stamping for the challenge: to see all the lovely creations this week!

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Sunday Postcard Art - Numbers to see all the great submissions this week...

Saturday Surprise - Wish to join in on the fun!

Published in Take Ten, Summer 2009!

It's always a thrill to get published and this time it was my bright pink Clara Bow card...

Open Theme ATC Swap - May 2009

From top left:
Kris Dickinson, Julia Ziemann, Gina Atkins;
Alice Hyde, Heather Robinson, Laura Carson;
Phyllis Terrell, Connie Camp, Heather Bloom.

Thanks ladies for an amazing swap! - Kris

Friday, May 22, 2009

ATC Gothic Arch Swap - Men

I created these ATCs for a masculine arch swap at Vintage Photo Image Yahoo! Group.

**Image by Digital Collage' Sheets...

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Blogger Problems with Internet Explorer

FYI..if you're having problems with Blogger stating "Unable to open and then aborting" apparently the problem is being caused by the Followers Gadget. Remove the Gadget from your blog and it should function normally again.

I don't usually post solutions on this blog, however, I have noticed I cannot get into MANY blogs because of this problem which included both of my blogs as well. I have tried to comment on others work and have been aborted out, very frustrating. There are also several challenge blogs that I cannot get into.

Once Blogger figures out the problem I plan on adding the Followers Gadget back on to both of my blogs.

Hope this information helps. - Kris

***MORE INFO: If you are also having problems with your Blog opening windows over and over again it apparently is also being caused by this gadget. I would save you the $$ I spent on anti-virus software just to find out that the Followers gadget was the culprit!

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Monday, May 18, 2009

Created By Hand Challenge - Pink and Green to see all the lovely creations this week...

Tag - School Days

Vintage image by Kelly Burton's Collagevision:

Mixed Media Monday - Altered People

**Vintage images by Kelly Burton's Collagevision:

ATCs by Michelle Carrier!

Aren't these ATCs lovely? I rec'd them in a 1 to 1 swap from Michelle Carrier. You can see more of Michelle's art at:

Thank you so much for this wonderful swap Michelle! I look forward to seeing more of your amazing work in the future. ((HUGS)) - Kris

Friday, May 15, 2009

Springtime in Paris ATC Swap - Vintage Photo Image Yahoo! Group

These beautiful ATCs were rec'd in a Springtime in Paris Swap on Yahoo!

From top left:
Laura Carson, Connie Camp, April Dudko;
Carolyn Utter, Gina Atkins, Heather Bloom.

Thank you ladies for an amazing swap!

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Theme Thursday - Masculine to see all the great submissions this week.

**All vintage images by Kelly Burton's Collagevision:

Bingo Background ATC Swap - Vintage Photo Image Yahoo! Group

I rec'd these stunning ATCs in a swap over on Yahoo!

From top left:
Beth Warner, Gina Atkins, Teri Chinen;
Sharon McAllister, Heather Bloom, Phyllis Terrell.

Thank you ladies for a wonderful swap!

Monday, May 11, 2009

Friday, May 8, 2009

TGIF Challenge - Childhood to see all the great submissions this week...

Blog Candy from Lynn Stevens!

I rec'd this gorgeous card and altered tin from my friend Lynn Stevens. Thank you so much Lynn. It's even more beautiful IRL! Please visit Lynn's blog: to see more of her amazing work.

ACF Challenge #25

This week's inspiration piece...
...and my submission. She looks a bit lost in the garden but I was going for "in his memory" type of look, lol. A girl can never have too many love letters or roses eh?
Please visit to see all the lovely creations this week.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

TIO #2 Challenge - Faries at the Bottom of the Garden to see all the darling submissions this week...

Created By Hand and Tag Tuesday Challenge

The card is for the "Created By Hand Challenge" - Mother's Day...
...and the tag is for Louise's Tag Tuesday Challenge.
Please visit both blogs to see all the great submissions this week...

Monday, May 4, 2009

TMTA - Peacock to see all the elegant submissions this week...

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Saturday Workout - Make a Collage'

My first submission for Saturday Workout. I chose to stamp a collage'. Please visit to see all the fabulous submissions this week!

Saturday Surprise - Open Theme to join in on the challenge this week!

Mixed Media Monday - Inspirational Words

I chose the word Cherish for this week's challenge. You can see all the Inspirational pieces at:

Another one published....Stamper's Sampler Catch Up Issue Vol. 13

I still haven't gotten my copy of the magazine but thanks to Lynn Stevens and Louise Granlund I was notified that this card is in there. I submitted this card in 2007 so if you're still wondering if a card will ever be might!

Gothic Arch Challenge - Vintage Women to see all the beautiful submissions this week!

(This is my Mom's Mother's Day card...she introduced me to Art Nouveau.)