Saturday, December 29, 2007

Happy Birthday with cupcakes

This card was made from a sketch by Nicola at My Paper world Great sketch ,thank you Nicola.The cupcakes are stamped by Studio G stamp and pop dotted ,a bit hard to see on the picture.

Sunday, December 23, 2007

Warm wishes from the Holyland

Wishing all my blogger friends a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!!

Friday, December 21, 2007

Make a wish

I wanted to try the combination of grey ,brown and pink an I think I like it.I do need some more practising on embossing though,lol.
The stamped image is from Flossie thanks again.

It's a party

Happy Birthday Noy!
This card is for my DD's good friend .
The fabric tag is a RAK from Flo,thanks dear.

Thinking of you # 2

This card is sent to Julie Jansen's husband Brian and their family.Julie passed away yesterday .I didn't know Julie personally ,but we were friend's online at Simply Sentiments site .I don't think there was one card I posted that she didn't give her nice words on.It is so sad that her life was taken so sudden.Hoping Brian will have the strength to get through the tough time of the next upcoming days.May Julie rest in peace.
I made the card with a butterfly for a reason.It is believed that the soul exists in butterflies .When you see a butterfly you'll know your loved ones are with you.

Thinking of you # 1

Sari has asked for a little help , to send a little joy to a mother of 3, she is going through chemotherapy. And could use some "happy" mail. More details can be found at Courtney's blog ,who originally started this beautiful idea of sending cards to this mother.Blog candy can be won on both of the blogs.

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Happy 50th Birthday

A card for our friend's 50Th birthday.The sticker reads Mazel tov!

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Back in school...

The teacher strike is finally over here and the kids are back in school after 55 days of striking.Yes can you believe that?
I have finally access back to my "happy space".Couldn't get in cause we are renovating and getting a new A/C so the house is a big mess ,but at least my room is pretty much done.
Here is a card for a Bar Mitzvah we are attending tonight.

Saturday, December 8, 2007

My dear nephews lighting Chanukah candles

Elliot my nephew lighting the Chanukah candles .Noah standing beside him and Max the twin brother not seen on the video clip ,minding his own business like my brother says ,not really interested in candle lighting,lol.My brother's voice in the background.

Thursday, December 6, 2007

I'm finally done....

with Christmas and Chanukah cards for this year.The cards are being mailed today so start checking your mail boxes ;-) .Happy Holidays!!!!

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Happy Chanukah!!! חג חנוכה שמח

This is the wreath I made for Chanukah.It hangs on the wall beside the door.
Special thanks goes to
Flo who sent me this beautiful ribbon together with a gorgeous Chanukah card.Thank you so much dear.

Wishing a very Happy Chanukah to my dear family and friends.
חג חנוכה שמח

Happy Holidays

I am pretty much done with my Christmas and Chanukah cards.I needed one kind of neutral for both holidays so I came up with this.
The sticker is from last year and was sent to me by my very good friend.It's popped up.

Monday, December 3, 2007

Some more Christmas

Trying to get my Christmas cards done and posted in a next few days.Here are my last creations.The sentiment is in Finnish and means Merry Christmas

Chanukah Bellas

These cards have been posted before,but Chanukah starts tomorrow evening and these are the cards I made for this year so I decided to post them again.

Friday, November 30, 2007


This Hanukkah card was submitted to the November -December issue of Simply Sentiments magazine.As most of you already know the magazine never saw the light as sad as that sounds and my card probably sits somewhere with a bunch of other cards. So I decided to post it here .It happens to be one of my favorite cards even if I say it myself ;)and I wish I could get it back.
The image is a picture of our candles .I shot it last year with my old camera.The pixels are not the best, but it doesn't really show here cause anyhow I played around with it a little with PS.The image is also the one I use now as my blog header in honor of Hanukkah. The rub on I used on the picture is by MM and the ribbon is from Michael's.

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Merry Christmas - Good Luck for the New Year !

I don't have access to my other computer due to renovations in our house so I can't write the title with the Finnish letters . Card's text is in Finnish.Well never mind.The paper is from a Finnish craft store -Sinelli.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Happy Anniversary!!!!

To my Dear Mom and Dad Happy Anniversary!!!I LOVE YOU!!

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Happy Holidays,Hope ,Merry Christmas

Getting some more Christmas cards done .Nothing too complicated pretty simple ones .Trying a new stamp and some more stickles.
I have been asked who the manufacturer is for the golden leave paper.Unfortunately I have no idea .I bough it at a local craft store and it doesn't say anything except,High line accent.

Lämmin joulutervehdys

The idea for this card came from a ready made printed card I saw on a Christmas newsletter.The greeting means a warm Christmas wish.

Look what I received today...

Look at this absolutely gorgeous card I received today from Flo Thank you so much!!! .You put a big smile on my face :-).

Noel...Merry Christmas ,Joy

received my stickles today which my dear mom bought me with the gift card I won from the wedding card contest.YEAH!!

Image and the rub on are from a friend ,papers are BG .

I used BG paper ,rub on stamp and stickles

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Scary night -we were shaken by an earthquake

I was watching TV in bed and my DH had already fallen asleep when I hear these noises and the the bed starts moving and everything moves.It was about 2-3 seconds ,but it was so scary.My DD was screaming and crying and totally hysterical.DS came from upstairs and said all his pictures on the shelves were moving. Then he got back upstairs and came down with a helmet on his head and his hockey vest.He was so funny he said ,"I'm ready now".We all laughed so hard .He sure has a great humor,lol . Both kids slept downstairs tonight they were too scared to be upstairs.It was the third earthquake this week, but the first one we felt.It is a matter of time when the big one will hit as scary as that sounds.We belong to an area where they are waiting for a big one.I guess it isn't enough with all the other scares around ;)

Saturday, November 17, 2007

Getting started with Christmas cards

This card is for a CSC at Cococat's Carding an easy, but fun to work with sketch .It gave a good start for my Christmas cards.

Monday, November 12, 2007

Soldier girl

I made this card for my SIL's daughter who goes to the army tomorrow morning.
The star is an image from Internet .It reads gius nayim and it means an easy enlistment.

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Hyvää isänpäivää rakas pappa!!

To the best dad in the world ,I love you.Happy Father's day !!
Father's day is celebrated in Finland and I think in all Scandinavia every year on the second Sunday of November.

Friday, November 9, 2007

Happy Birthday Michali!!!!

Michali ,this card is for you Happy Birthday !!It is on its way to you with some other other little goodies ;)Hope you'll have a fabulous birthday!!

Thursday, November 8, 2007

A little toot...

I won the 3rd place in a wedding card contest at a craft store called Sinelli in Finland.I am not allowed to publish the card myself so I have to ask you to check the web site if you want to see it, take a peek my card
There is a funny story behind the publishing ,lol. They published my mom's name under the card(she was the one who sent the card for me) so she called them and asked to change it,they could not understand why it was so important to get my own name there ???!!!!..It still says Helsinki, but I really don't mind after all I was born in Helsinki and it stays my home town :)

Friday, November 2, 2007

For a dear friend

I made this card for a very dear friend of mine,who's birthday is next week.If she peeks in here I'm pretty sure she'll know this card is for her ;).

We had a nice day yesterday.Went to eat at an Italian restaurant for Dh's birthday with the kids .

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Happy Birthday Avi

today is my DH's birthday!!Happy Birthday,Mazel Tov .I love you!!!!!

The little cup cakes are popped up ,but it doesn't really show here.

Sunday, October 28, 2007

Happy Birthday Leehie!

This card is for Leehie ,my dear friend's sweet daughter , who turns 9 today.Happy birthday !!Hope all your wishes com true.Have a fabulous day full of surprises!!

Friday, October 26, 2007

I got tagged...

by Debbie over at Papers Galore

1. If you could have $100 worth of scrapbook paper or assorted embellishments, which would you choose?
A very hard question for me ,lol .It is hard to get both here ,but maybe I would go for papers this time.

2. If you had to choose between using only stamps or rubons, which would you choose?
I love rub ons, but I would choose stamping

3. If you knew how to do both awesome cards and layouts, but could only do one for a whole year...which would you do?
I"ll choose carding

4. Would you rather own a scrap booking store or have your own scrapping room at home...(can't have both he he he)
My scrap room is brand new and I love it ,lol

5. And last, but not least, what is your CURRENT card making or scrapping style....
I don't think I have a specific style I do cards by need ,but I love romantic/vintage style.

Now to tag 5 people:






Please answer the questions on your blog and tag 5 more people to answer the same questions...should be really fun to see the answers..........make sure you list on your blog who you are tagging....thanks

Monday, October 22, 2007

Breast Cancer awareness month

As many of you know October is observed as Breast Cancer Awareness month.Our post offices have a campaign .They hand out these cards with the Hebrew text .(it reads princess loving you, amazing , no one like you ,sweet heart ,my love , my mom ,my sister my grandmother my friend ...and it goes on )You can send the card for someone who you care and is important for you to remind her how important it is to get the yearly check up done.The service is free inside the country,you don't have to pay any postal fees.
I saw the card today and I loved it and the idea of it. Since the service doesn't include international post ,I thought I would improve the card a little and send it to a very dear friend who is a survivor and always reminds her friends to go and get the "squeeze" done.Pam this card is for you with lots of love.Thank you for caring.

Monday, October 15, 2007

Happy Landings

This card is for Emily,my BIL's girlfriend. She was visiting here with him for 3 months and is flying back home all the way to Australia tomorrow night.Bon Voyage and Happy landings!!

The image is from Internet.

Saturday, October 13, 2007

Varatuomari Peter.D Jaari

Onneksi olkoon rakas veljeni!!Mazel Tov !Kortti sinulle .Toivottavasti pidät ,lähtee huomenna postissa.

Okay I had to write it in Finnish .

The title reads "LL.M Peter.D.Jaari".Congratulations my dear brother .Hope you'll like this card .It will be mailed tomorrow.
My brother has the degree of law ,LL.M ,but just received his trained on the bench degree a few weeks ago so it was about time to make him a card.WAY TO GO BRO!!!!!
The image is from Internet and the corner is by prima paper is DCWV and the background is Bazzill's.

Thursday, October 11, 2007

13th Birthday card

the card is for a Bar Mitzvah boy and that's why the little "kipa" ,(yarmulke as you say in Yiddish) on number 3,lol.The soccer balls are brads.

Monday, October 8, 2007

Fall greeting

This card is made for Carla's sketch challenge on her blog.Another great sketch Carla.
The paper is by Provo craft and the stamps I used are from Finnstamper ,a Finnish online stamp and scrap booking store.

Saturday, September 29, 2007

Halloween card

Halloween card.A few of the "candies " are popped up ,but it's a little hard to see it in the picture.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Happy Sukkot-חג סוכות שמח

You will dwell in booths for seven days; all natives of Israel shall dwell in booths. -Leviticus 23:42

Happy Sukkoth!Above pictures from our Sukkah built at the balcony.

More info about Sukkot holiday here:

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Finally some pictures of my new scrap room/space

It's finally ready , actually has been for about a week already ,but I wanted to be all organized before I share some pictures .My DH promised me when he'll get retired ,I'll get my scrap room,lol He kept his promise . Here it is, My new scrap room /space.