Sunday, June 26, 2011

sharing, gratitude, happiness, thankfulness...

Hope that everyone had a great weekend! I have created this card for a few challenges.
Play Date Cafe #87-red, blue and grey
Basic Grey #47-stitching
Sketch Saturday #161
Stampin' Sisters in Christ #95-red, white and blue and Thank You
Stamptacular Sunday #117-Stars and Stripes
Stamp Something-4th July/Celebrations
The stamps are Hero Arts. I embossed the saying and children with blue embossing powder and the stitching with white embossing powder. I ran the blue panel through the star embossing folder and the grey panel through the squares embossing folder. The paper is Basic Grey Lime Rickey.I added flower and bling. Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, June 25, 2011

The Heat of Summer

Good morning! It is Saturday morning, Hubby has to work this weekend but I have plans and I might even make a few more cards! I have made this one for a few challenges.
House Mouse and Friends #98-Here comes Summer
Colour Create #73 -blue, grey and white
Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #109
Saturday Challenge #140-embossing
Stampin' for the Weekend #13-Favourite Things-the color blue, bling, glitter and House Mouse Stamps!
I wasn't sure about these colors together but they can look fantastic together! I colored the image with Copic markers and the saying is a Seasonal Slab. I embossed the grey and blue panels with the Cuttlebug embossing folders. I added flower bling, a sparkly flower, swirls and glitter. Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, June 24, 2011

One Stop Craft Challenge #137-Get Well-DT card

It is time for a One Stop Craft Challenge! The theme for this week is Get Well Soon. We are sponsored by A Day for Daisies. They gave the DT some great digital images. I picked this Wheelbarrow of Daisies.

I colored this image with Copic markers. The saying is Stampabilities. The papers are Doodlebug and I don't know the manufacturer of the others. The border punch is Martha Stewart. I added a doily, flowers, bling and a leaf punch. Check out the other Design Teams cards at The One Stop Craft Challenge! I am also entering into the Sir Stampalot-June Challenge-Photo Inspiration and PaperCrafting Journey #13-Blog Hop-Anything Goes and Stampin' Sisters in Christ #93-Doodling. Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Hoo loves you?

Happy Father's Day! Hope everyone had a great day! My son had foot surgery so we went over to his house and cooked out. I think my hubby had a good day. I had time to make a card for a few challenges.
Sketch Saturday #160 
Creative Inspirations #116 -Blue, Green and 1 other color(I added yellow)
PaperCrafting Journey #12 Our Feathered Friends
The images are Hampton Art. They came in a set with frames, owls and sayings. I embossed them with blue embossing powder and colored them with Copic markers. I am not sure of the paper manufacturers, some scraps I had lying around. The border punch is Martha Stewart and I added gems. Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Have a micey nice day

Hi, there! I had a little time to make a card today for a few challenges.
Penny Black-Birthday Blog Hop-Pesky Critters
Play Date Cafe #86-Sky Blue, Orange and Hollyberry
Truly Scrumptious #59-Sketch Time
Saturday Challenge #140-Something from around the house
Stamp Something-Something with Pretty Papers
I used a cute Penny Black stamp and saying colored with Copic Markers. The papers are Basic Grey. I punched the flowers in the pink paper. The stitching is a stamp and I added felt brads, a doily and ribbon. Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, June 16, 2011

The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge #10-a recipe-mid month reminder DT card

It is time for The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge mid month reminder card! For this month the challenge is to use a recipe-3 papers, 2 buttons, and the color blue. We are sponsored by Cute Stamps and Cards. There are 2 fabulous stamps for the winners! Here is my card.

The rabbit stamp is Penny Johnson that I embossed with black embossing powder and cut out. I colored the ears and noses with Copic markers. The saying is Hero Arts embossed with white embossing powder. The papers are Two Busy Moms, Frances Meyer and blue card stock. I added 2 heart buttons, a butterfly, navy blue pearls, flowers and gems. Some of the other DT members have created some fabulous cards so check them out! There is still time to make a project for our challenge!

I used the sketch at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #108

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Dream a Little Dream

Hope everyone had a great weekend! I had time to make a card tonight for a few challenges!
House Mouse and Friends #97-Adorn with Jewls
Play Date Cafe #85-dusty rose, blueberry and cream
Inspirational Card Sketches #118
Cute Card Thursday #168-Pins and Pearls
I colored this cute sleeping mouse with Copic markers. The saying is Stampabilities. The papers are My Minds Eye and Two Busy Moms. I added gems, flowers, pearls, pins with bird charms. Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, June 11, 2011

One Stop Craft Challenge #133 DT Card-Fathers Day

It is time for another One Stop Craft Challenge! This weeks challenge is Fathers Day. This will motivate you to make your Fathers Day cards! We are sponsored by Robyn's Fetish. They have given the DT some fun images to play with! I chose this man fishing, here is my card.
I printed this image on watercolor paper and colored it with distress inks and Copic markers. The kraft paper has been run through the Cuttlebug using a Tim Holtz embossing folder and then distressed with brown ink. The saying are stickers. I added mesh and I handmade the cattails and the grass.  The dragonflies are stickers that I added Glitter to. I am entering into the following challenge:
Midnight Madness Skethch Challenge #107
A Spoonfull of Sugar #155-Here Comes Summer
Creative Inspirations #115 Card for Dad/ For the Man in your Life
Saturday Challenge #138-a Male Card

Sunday, June 5, 2011

She only flew...

Well, staying in my air conditioned house, making cards today! I have made this card for a few challenges.
Stampin' Sisters in Christ #92-use something new-This stamp is new-first time it has been inked!
Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #106
Colour Create #72  -purple, blue and silver
Cute Card Thursday 167 -Embellish it- embellish your image-I used glitter and gems
I colored this Stamping Bella image with Copic markers. The saying is Stampers Anonymous. The papers are The Paper Studio and My Minds Eye. I added gems, glitter, a flower and a leaf punch. Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, June 4, 2011

May happiness be yours...

I hope that everyone is having a great weekend. It is very hot here. Summer is here already! We had a family get together tonight with my Mom's family. It was fun. I created this card for a couple of challenges.
Play Date Cafe #84-green, red and lilac
CASE study #42
Here is my card.

I took a glossy panel and pounded it with green, purple and red alcohol inks. I added pink pearls for shine. I then embossed the white flowers with embossing powder. All stamps are StampinUp. The patterned paper is My Minds Eye. I cut the panels out with the Label Spellbinder and added 2 butterflies with pearls for the middles. I like to get messy with my inks and embossing powders every once in a while and I like the end result! Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, June 3, 2011

The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge #10- Recipe-Design Team Card

It is time for another Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge! For Challenge #10 we are following a Recipe. The recipe is 3 papers, 2 buttons and the color blue. You can use a touch of blue or a lot! You also have to use an animal on your project to be elgible for a prize. We are sponsored by Cute Cards and Stamps from The Netherlands. You can win an adorable Popcorn Bear Stamp Set!
Here is my card, I used a lot of blue! The stamp is a digital stamp by Tickled Pink Stamps called Wilfred Wombat. I colored this very sad fellow with Copic markers. The saying is a digital stamp also colored with Copic markers. The papers are The Paper Studio, Sandylion and blue cardstock. I added white ribbon, 2 blue buttons and pearls. The border punch is Martha Stewart and I added a spiral clip. Go check out The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge because my fellow design team members have created some fabulous projects!
I used the sketch at Stampin' Sisters in Christ #91
Creative Inspirations #114-Cute Bears/Animals Only
Thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Poppies, Poppies, Sleep my Pretties...

I always think so that scene from The Wizard of Oz when I think of Poppies! I love that scene! Here is the photo for inspiration at Sir Stampalot.
Here is my card:

I had fun making this card because I love fairies and poppies! The papers are K&Co. The poppies are StampinUp and I don't know the manufacturer of the Fairy stamp. The saying is a rubon. I rubbed 2 shades of green ink on a glossy panel and embossed the images with pewter embossing powder. I colored the Poppies with Copic markers. I added a sparkly flower with beads for the middle, a ribbon with beads down the middle, and a leaf punch. Here are the challenges that I have created this card for.
Sir Stampalot-June Challenge
Papertake Weekly-a sketch
Flutterby Wednesday #157-a sketch
Crafts and Me #37-Punch it out
Truly Scumptious #58-Summer Sparkle
Bling it On #4-Embossing
A Spoonfull of Sugar #154-Flower Power
Oldie but a Goodie #20-Lots of Layers- I've had both of these stamps for a few years!
ABC Challenge-V is for Variety-I used ribbon, flower, punches, beads
Thanks for stopping by!