Friday, June 8, 2012


 Click here for the DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything goes challenge  ends June 9- 11:59 pm

 Click here  for the DL.ART Thankful Thursday Scrap challenge  ends June 16- 11:59 pm

 Click here for the DL.ART Thankful Thursday a card for a male  challenge  ends June 23  11:59 pm

Hi Friends,

I will start you off with  the bad news first   #1 bad-- my post is late, the reason more bad, my gypsy bit the dust. I have been on the phone with Provo Craft the better part of the morning. I have to say the  staff that help over the phone are really great. I have called quite a few times over the years, with various questions and they are always very patient and thorough. They always have such a calm and serious voice.  My gypsy just kept freezing up.  It actually froze in the middle of trying to make the fathers day card I posted yesterday

The (#1)good news, they were able to give me the information I needed to help me get it working again and restore all my cartridges

The  (#2)bad news, all my designs that were stored on there from the beginning are gone. :-((, at least 3 years worth of designs. When I think about it there were a few that I use a lot that I can probably replicate and the others, oh well, now I have room for new design.  So, it is not so bad after all.

The (#2)good news,  I have a winner for the challenge that closed on June 2
Click here  to see the challenge.  See Below.

I also made a clean and simple card
for CAS challenge:Dots
I used a cuttle bug folder and My Pink Stamper Lunch box thoughts stamp set, which you can purchase @ Shop Pumpkin Spice

Congratulations  Katie!  Send me your snail mail address and I will get the Michael's gift card right out to you.

Thanks for stopping by, Have a blessed day, Diana


  1. Oh man, I'm sorry you lost all your designs. :( that really is sucky! but now you can create all new stuff! you should treat yourself to chocolate today.

  2. Diana so sorry your lost those designs but glad you were able to get your gypsy back working. Have a great weekend. Karen

  3. Hi Diana! I am so sorry about you losing all your designs!!! But you're right, just think of all the space you have now!! I agree with you about the staff @Provo Craft, they're the best!! Thanks for stopping by my blog too! I love hearing from you!

  4. Had a problem with my Gypsy last yr where it came up with a security breach message. The people at ProvoCraft were nice in explaining what to do to try and get it to work by using the stylus poked into the back to reset but that did not work so since it was still under warranty (which in case noone else knows is only 1 yr) they emailed me a postage paid stamp thingie to put on the outside and take to a FedEx place. They had me box up my Gypsy with cables and mail it back to them. They mailed me a new one. Yes, I got the free cartridges that I had when I bought during that time that gave you free cartridge downloads if you bought a Gypsyt from Michaels during a certain timeframe. I lost all my designs. Need to back them up on my PC and onto a disk or flashhdrive. I have to reload my cartridges. So, I understand the frustration of this but a bigger worry is now that my warranty is over because the new one keeps the warranty from the former and is not extended what happens when it breaks up. It has done some strange things like the cursor moving on its own and a reset with stylus straightens it out. Sorry, to be long winded but I wish that Provocraft would have used better computer experienced people to design the Gypsy because it could be so much better than what it is in my opinion.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  5. Ugh, so sorry to hear about your Gypsy, but I'm glad you got it fixed, but I'm sorry to hear you lost all your designs :( Your CAS card is beautiful :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  6. so sorry to hear about your gypsy, that totally sucks!!! But happy it is working again!

  7. Your card is lovely--love that CAS look!--Pat N.

  8. I'm so sorry about your Gypsy and all the files you lost, glad it's working again. Your CAS card is beautiful!

    Hugs, Lori m

  9. So sorry to hear about your Gypsy and you lost a lot of your work, Hope it doesn't get messed up again.

    Your CAS card looks beautiful.

    Congrats to your winner.


  10. Great CAS! Love the embossing! Bummer about your G! But glad it is up and running!

  11. Ao sorry to hear about your gypsy. You mist be frustrated. I am so excited that I won your thankful Thursday. Thank you so much

  12. Love this delightful card! Wonderful use of the dry embossed background! So glad that you join the fun with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

  13. Love the textured polka dot background. Great job! Thanks for playing with us @ CAS-ual Fridays Challenge Blog :)

  14. Love the textured polka dot background. Great job! Thanks for playing with us @ CAS-ual Fridays Challenge Blog :)

  15. LOVE that embossed background, Diana! Very subtle and just the right touch! SO sorry to hear about your Gypsy- technology is such a bummer sometimes! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays! :)

  16. I'm sorry to hear your Gypsy has been giving you trouble. I have a love/hate relationship with all technology - can't live without it but hate having to deal with the blips. Love all your spots on this card! Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays this week :)


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