Friday, April 28, 2017

Fantastic True Story

Hi Everyone!

Well, as promised, I have a non-birthday card to share with you today. I made this scard using Simon Says Stamp "To Thine Own Shelf" stamp set. This is a stamp set that was part of the September 2014 card kit. I don't use this set very often, so I thought I'd show it a little love today. This is a very versatile set with lots of different options for fun designs.



I chose to stamp the images in a variety of fun bright colors on white card stock mainly to just help the smaller stamps in the set that I used to pop.

That is all for me today. Have a great weekend and I'll see you all again on Monday!

Challenges:

1. Crafty Girls Creations:  Anything Goes
2. Crafty with an Attitude: Anything Goes
3. Aud Sentiments: Stamp Your Sentiment

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Birthday Balloons and Hugs

Hi Everyone!

I hope you're all doing well. Thank you for visiting with me again today. I have another birthday card to share with you today! Shocking I know; but hang in there...I actually have a different card planned for Friday!


This card is super simple. I just used Altenew's Birthday Greetings stamp and masked the balloons across the front. I stamped the balloons on a piece of Neenah Solar White in Spiced Marmalade, Picked Raspberry, Peacock Feathers, Mustard Seed, and Dusty Concord distress inks. I took some fine felt tip markers and drew the strings  on free hand and then I also used my clear Wink of Stella pen to add some shimmer to the balloons. You know I love my Wink of Stella pen, and I use it quite often. I do wish it showed up in photos a little better because it's always hard to tell whether it's actually there or not!
Anyhow, I digress....I stamped the sentiment from the same set in black ink and then mounted the image panel onto a piece of Simon Says Stamp Black cardstock.
Fairly simple card; but I was pleased with the final results. I hope you like it as well!

Have a fabulous day and I will see you again soon!

Challenges:

1. Crafty Sentiments: Anything Goes
2. Lemon Shortbread: Anything Goes
3. Through The Craft Room Door: Anything Goes
4. Addicted to Stamps: CAS
5.Crafty Creations: Anything Goes
6. Crafty Gals Corner: Anything Goes
7. Simon Says Stamp: Anything Goes
8. The Sisterhood of Crafters: The Letter "B" (I chose Balloons and Birthday)
9. The Crafty Addicts: Anything Goes

Monday, April 24, 2017

Birthday Wishes

Hi Everyone!

I hope you have all been well. I am hoping to be back to posting a little more on a regular basis the next few weeks. I have plenty of cards made to share, I just need to schedule the time to get them posted.


For my card today, I am sharing a birthday card I made using some stamps from Clearly Besotted, and Simon Says Stamp.  I also used the curved edge die from Simon Says stamp which I cut twice in order to layer. I ran the Enchanted Evening (PTI) card stock through my cuttlebug with an embossing folder. I made a border using the small stamps from the Clearly Besotted in Audrey Blue.

I added some faux white stitching lines and some stickles for some final fun bling.

That is all for me today. Have a great day, thank you for visiting with me, and I will see you all again soon!

Challenges:

1. Crafty Friends Challenge: Anything Goes
2. Crafting from the Heart: Anything Goes
3. Make My Monday: Embossing
4. 613 Avenue Create: Anything Goes
5. Little Patch of Crafty Friends: Anything Goes
6. Stamping Sensations: Anything Goes


Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Sending Love and Wishes

Hi Everyone!

Just popping by to quickly share a card this morning. I probably should have shared this back in February closer to Valentine's Day; but I didn't. I would still send this as a birthday card or even just a "thinking of you" card.



Have a great day and I'll see you all again soon1

Challenges:

1. Through the Craft Room Door: Anything Goes
2. Lemon Shortbread: Anything Goes
3. Crafty Creations: Anything Goes

Monday, April 10, 2017

Coffee helps...with Life!

Hi Everyone!

I hope you are all doing well! It has been quite a while since my last posting; but as I said previously, the spring is a bit of a busy time for me as a mom. I have projects prepped and ready to share with you this week and then we'll see what happens next week!
Since today is Monday, I thought this "Coffee Helps" card would be perfect! You know sometimes, it's hard to get things moving and grooving on a Monday. I used a stash of patterned papers I had to create an earthy themed color palette with the coffee cup. The stamp set is "Coffee Helps" from Verve. I stamped the smaller mug and die cut it with the coordinating die cut and then colored it in with various Copic markers. I stamped the sentiment in "Schoolhouse Red" ink from Simon Says Stamp.


 A few challenges to share this card with today:

1. The Ribbon Girls: Anything Goes with Ribbon
2. Stamping Sensation: Anything Goes with Stamp as focal point
4. HeARTful Stamping Challenge: Anything Goes 
5. Addicted to stamps: Stamped image and sentiment.


Short and sweet post for me today; but I hope you like what shared today with you! Have a great day and I hope to see you again tomorrow!




Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Happy Dancing Penguins!

Hello Everyone!

I'm here today to share a fun birthday card I've made using Party Penguins and Your Birthday. I really wanted to use some bright, fun colors to make this card, so I decided to use pink, green, orange, yellow, aqua blue and white  I used a curved edge die for the yellow piece to add a little bit of interest for the front of the card.



I used an embossing folder to add some texture to the green background piece. I stamped the penguins in blank ink and used various Copic markers to color them in. I stamped the sentiment in orange ink before layering it on a piece of aqua card stock. I added some white stitching lines along with white sequins and silver stickles for some final touches.



That is all for today, I hope you have a great day and I'll see you all again soon!


Sunday, March 5, 2017

Great Impressions Spring Challenge

Hello Everyone!

 Thank you for visiting with me today, I hope you are all doing well and enjoying your weekend so far! It is time once again for a monthly challenge over at Great Impressions. This month, we want to see your Spring and/or Easter projects! We have a beautiful photo to help inspire you, which is what I did with my card by using the warm pastel colors to create a similar color palette.


I chose the Spring Floral Border stamp which I stamped in a dark brown ink and then colored in with some Copic markers. The sentiment is from Tags Rubber stamps stamped in Coral ink. I added some texture to the Kraft background piece with an embossing folder.


We have a great prize package for the winner of this month's challenge as well!


That is all for me today, I do hope you join us for our challenge this month. There are lots of Spring items available in the Great Impressions store as well! We can't wait to see what you create!



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