Sunday, August 31, 2014

Savannah’s Secret Window

Before I show you my card I have wonderful news,  I’ve been asked to join the amazing Design Team on Lacy Sunshine Challenge Blog!  I am so thrilled to be part of this team and to be able to use the gorgeous stamps created by Heather Valentin!  I hope I do you proud!

The theme for this fortnight challenge is

Include A Window

Please head over to our blog and see what my other team mates have made.  You won’t be disappointed!

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For my card I’ve used the image  “Savannah’s Secret Window, and you can check it out here.  While you’re there, you might as well browse through all the gorgeous stamps available at the Lacy Sunshine store!  Have fun!

I colored the image with Copics and layered her on bright pink and turquoise card stock.  The designer paper is called ‘Summertime’ which was a free paper pad that came with a magazine that I had purchased last year.  Talk about hoarding my paper….lol.  The ribbon and gems are by Crafts.  I made the butterfly with a MS punch and added turquoise liquid pearls on the body.  Then I added a sentiment and a charm to finish up the card.  Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Challenges:

Clear It Out Challenge – Favourite Color Combo and Anything Goes (Pink and Turquoise).

Through The Craft Room Door – Anything Goes.

Fan-tastic Tuesday – #50 Anything Goes.

Tuesday Throwdown – #210 Anything Goes.

Inky Impressions#174 Anything Goes.

LIttle Red Wagon – #252 Girl Power.

Simon Says Stamp – Anything Goes.

Aud Sentiments Challenge – #114 Sentiment That’s Not A Birthday.

Cute Card Thursday – #336 Anything Goes.

Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenges – #44 Anything Goes.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Esmerelda!

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When I saw this rubber stamp at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps I almost fell out of my chair from giggling!!  I love this stamp!  It came in the mail yesterday and it was stamped and colored before I did anything else….lol.  I used my trusted Copics to color this stamp and layered her on card stock using the round Spellbinder dies.  The designer paper (also brand new) is from Graphic 45 and its called ‘Botanical Tea’.  The hilarious sentiment comes with the stamp.  The butterfly is a combination of two dies from Memory Box.  Ones called Pippi and the other is Isabella. Now I just have to decide which friend is going to receive this as a birthday card!  Have a wonderful weekend!

Challenges:

Papertake Weekly – Sketch #93.

Kraftin' Kimmie Challenge – #244 Hot Stuff.

Simon Says Stamp – Anything Goes.

Sister Act Card Challenge – #72 Anything Goes.

Creative Corner Challenges – Anything Goes.

Brown Sugar Challenges – #109 Anything Goes.

Crafty Ribbons – Birthday With Ribbon.

Frosted Designs – Stamps.

Simply Create Too – #69 Show Us Something New. 

Through The Craft Room Door – Anything Goes.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Pixie Dust!

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This is a digital image from Saturated Canary and it is called “Pixie Dust Cloud”.  I love Saturated Canary!  I colored the image with Copics and added some glitter ‘dust’ on her wings and on the dust.  The image was layered using two Spellbinder dies.  The corners are dies by Cuttlebug.  The designer paper is called Summertime.  I used the mini tags from Simon Says Stamps for the sentiment and the ribbon is by Crafts.

Challenges:

A Creative Romance – Fantasy.

Creative Corner Challenges – Girl Power.

Sister Act Card Challenges#71 Anything Goes.

4 Krafty Girlz Challenges – #25 Anything Goes.

Through The Purple Haze – #54 Anything Goes.

My Craft Creations – Anything Goes.

Crafty Cardmakers – #121 World Of Fantasy.

Crafting From The Heart – #33 Anything Goes.

Susy Bee's Bloomin' Challenges – #43 Anything Goes.

Papertake Weekly – To Die For.

 

Little Angel!

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This digital image called “Little Angel” is by “All Dressed Up” and she was/is a freebie.  I colored the image with Copics and added a bit of glitter to her wings.  I used the square scalloped die by Spellbinders to mount and frame her and the oval and scalloped dies for the sentiment.  The purple panel is embossed with a Cuttlebug folder.  The mini roses are by Prima and the ferns are created using a punch.  Ribbon and pom poms are by Crafts. 

Challenges:

All Dressed Up Challenges – #20 Flower Power.

Through The Purple Haze#54 Anything Goes.

Dream Valley – #89 Flowers.

Digi Makeup Stamps – #155 Embossing.

Crafty Cardmakers – #121 World of Fantasy.

Crafting From The Heart – #33 Anything Goes.

Artistic Impressions – #106 Anything Goes and/or Labour Day/Career.

Come And Get It – Anything With Sentiment.

613 Avenue Create – #86 Anything Goes Option Post-It Note Holder.

My Sheri Crafts – #140 Angels.

Susy Bee's Bloomin ChallengesAnything Goes.

Best Wishes!

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This is a digital image from The Stamping Chef called Alyce Copic Fairy.  Yeah, that’s Alyce from Kit And Clowder!  I wanted to use some bright colors and chose pink, orange and green.  I had this lovely designer paper that I got as a freebie in a magazine and its called Summertime.  It was perfect for my color scheme!  I colored the image with Copics and used Wink of Stella glitter on her wings.   Butterflies are a punch which I added some white opal liquid pearls.  The mini tag die is by Simon Says Stamps and the circle and scallop edge is a die by Spellbinders.

Challenges:

The Stamping Chef – #43 Anything Goes.

Allsorts Challenges – Wk273 Warm Sunshiny Colors.

Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenges – #43 Anything Goes.

613 Avenue Create – #86 Anything Goes Option Post-It Note Holder.

Come And Get It Challenges – Anything Goes With Sentiment.

Glitter and Sparkle – #99 Butterflies.

Pile It On – #34 Best Wishes.

Papertake Weekly – To Die For.

Southern Girls Challenge – Texture.

Card Mania Challenges – #54 Butterflies and Bows.

Crafty Cardmakers – #121 World Of Fantasy.

My Craft Creations – Anything Goes.

Sketch Saturday – Week 324.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Life Is Magical!

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I’ve just recently been introduced to “PPINKY DOLLS Digital Stamps” through the Kit And Clowder Facebook page.  As  you can see her images are gorgeous!  I love the over the top facial expressions!  This one is called ‘Dragon’ and since I am a science fiction/fantasy nerd this image was right up my alley!  I colored the image with Copics and used chalks for the background (thanks to a tip from one amazing talented lady on Facebook)! The border is a die from Die-namics called Faux Crochet Border.  The flower button is by Doodlebug and the ribbon/pearls are by Crafts.  The sentiment is from Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps.  The designer paper is part of a paper pack from Michaels.  So glad you took the time to stop bye and I hope you have a wonderful week-end!

Challenges:

Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 – Sketch #25.

Inky Impressions Challenges – #173 Anything Goes.

Crafty Girlz – #25 Anything Goes.

Crafty Little Fairies- Cute and Cuddly.

Brown Sugar Challenges – #108 Let’s Get Krafty.

Creative Fingers – #46 Anything Goes.

Sister Act Card Challenges – #71 Anything Goes.

Through The Craft Room Door – Anything Goes.

Crafty Card Makers – #121 World Of Fantasy.

Love To Create – #129 Polka Dots and Pearls.

The Cutie Pie Challenge – #76 Buttons and Bows.

Fussy N Fancy Fridays – #121 Pets or Favorite Animals.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Snappy Birthday!

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Love the “Selfie” from the Oh Snap! rubber stamp by Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps.  A sure sign of the times…lol.  I colored the image with Copics and decided to stay with the black, white and red theme.  I used the Diamond Trellis embossing folder by Couture Creations.  The ferns are a die by Marianne Design.  The butterfly is a dollar store find.  Border punch by Martha Stewart.  Pearls and ribbon are by Crafts.  Thanks for stopping by!

Challenges:

Mojo Monday Challenges – Sketch #359.

Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps – Anything Goes.

Clear It Out Challenge – Anything Goes.

Creative Card Crew – #68 embossing.

Fan-tastic Tuesday – #49 anything Goes.

Papertake Weekly – To Die For!

Top Tip Tuesday – Anything Goes.

Diva's By Design – Pretty Pearls.

Fab N Funky – #226 For The Kids.

Paper Pretties – #324 Black White Plus One.

The Crafter's Café – #77 Square Cards Only. (5.5x5.5)

Milk Coffee Challenge – Add Stripes.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Hot Mess!

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I think anyone who sees these sexy images instantly recognizes them as The Stamping Chef digital stamps!  Although these are a new discovery for me, I got to say I absolutely love them!  This image called “Hot Mess” was offered as a freebie on The Stamping Chef’s Facebook page.  She was a joy to color using my Copics.  I’ve also discovered that grey and yellow are a new favourite color combo for me!  The doily is a Cheery Lynn die called French Pastry.  The corner dies are by Cuttlebug.  The border punch I used on the background panel is by Martha Stewart.  The sentiment is an old stamp from Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps.  The designer papers are leftover from previous cards and I cannot remember who they are made by…sorry!   The layout is inspired by a sketch from Sketch N Stash.  Thanks for taking the time to drop by!  Enjoy your week!

Challenges:

Sketch N Stash – Sketch #145.

My Craft Creations – Anything Goes.

Love To Scrap – #36 Anything Goes.

Craft Your Passion – #226 (3) Patterned Papers.

Crafting From The Heart – #32 Anything Goes.

Artistic Impressions – #105 Anything Goes &/or Up Up And Away.

Cheery Lynn Designs – #146 Doilies.

The Stamping Chef – #42 Anything Goes.

Crafting By Designs – Polka Dots.

The Paper Shelter – #169 Punches and Dies. 

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Genie–by Scrapper’s Delights!

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Got this beautiful digital image as a freebie on the Scrapper’s Delights Facebook page.  I colored the image with Copics and then decided to make a shaker card.  I cut out the space between the curtains, and then added yellow and pink micro beads for the shaker card.  The heart border punch is by Fiskars and the branch and leaves are punches by Martha Stewart.  The sentiment is a stamp from Simon Says Stamps.  Flowers are by Prima.  I’m not sure about the designer paper it might be by Fancy Pants.  Thanks for stopping by!

Challenges:

Mojo Monday – Sketch #358.

Fan-tastic Tuesday – #48 Anything Goes.

The Sisterhood Of Crafters – Favourite Color (Pink and Turquoise).

Brown Sugar – #107 Anything Goes.

A Creative Romance – Fantasy.

My Time To Craft – #255 Unusual Colored Hair.

Fairytale Stamper – #43 Anything Goes.

Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge – #42 Anything Goes.

Crafting At The Weekend – #4 Anything Goes.

Crafts Galore Challenges – Anything Goes.

Jacque With Lily!

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I’ve just discovered the gorgeous images by Artbymiran.  She was very generous to give this image “Jacque With Lily”, as a freebie on her Facebook page.  I think she is adorable!  The image was colored with Copics and I used white and lavender liquid pearls on the dress and her head piece.  I did a little faux stitching in the corners. 

Challenges:

Sketch Saturday – #323 Sketch.

Hiding In My Craft Room – #161 Ribbon.

A Gem Of A Challenge – #126 Stitching Real or Faux.

Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenges – #120 Bingo (Flowers, Lavender,Message).

Artbymiran Challenge – #12 Anything Goes.

Seize The Birthday – Anything Goes.

Crafty Creations – #269 Flower Power.

Scrapper's Delight – #29 Anything Goes/Option Die Cuts.

The Corrosive Challenge – #206 “B”Unique (Bow, Blossoms, Big Blue Eyes).

613 Avenue Create – #85 Anything Goes.

Guest Designer For Lacy Sunshine Stamps!

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I’m very excited to be a Guest Designer for Lacy Sunshine Stamps and their “Back To School” challenge!  I chose “Molly” for my image and design for my card.  She’s adorable as are all of Heather Valentin’s images!

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I just ‘love’ those big glasses and that cute as pie face!  As usual I colored the image with Copics and added some white dots with a gel pen.  The sentiment was computer generated.  I used a MS punch on the green panel and some hemp twine for the details on the panel.  That designer paper I’ve had for ages and can’t remember where it’s from. 

So glad you took the time to drop by.  Have a great week!

Challenges:

Sketch 'N' Stash – #144.

Crafting From The Heart – #31 Always Anything Goes.

My Craft Creations – Anything Goes.

Crafty Sentiments – Anything Goes

Fan-Tastic Tuesday – #48 Anything Goes.

Through The Craft Room Door – Anything Goes.

Creative Moments – #49 Anything Goes/Option Animals.

Penny's Paper Crafty – #190 Anything Goes.

4 Krafty Girlz Challenge – #24 Anything Goes.

.Brown Sugar Challenge – #107 Anything Goes.

Sister Act Card Challenge – #70 Anything Goes

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Honey Sticky Wings!

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Honey Sticky Wings was a freebie through the Loyalty program with Lacy Sunshine Stamps and the challenge is ‘Summer’.  I colored this gorgeous image with Copics and then add a bit of glitter to her wings and the wings of the bees.  The sentiment I got ages ago from Create With TLC.  The layout is from a sketch by Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2.

Challenges:

Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 – Sketch #224.

Card Mania – #53 Birthday Party.

Craft Your Passion – #226 Add Some Yellow.

Love To Create – #128 Inspired by Song, Book, Movie (The Secret Life Of Bees).

Papertake Weekly – Spots and Dots.

Crafting By Designs – Polka Dots.

Little Red Wagon – #250 Happy Birthday.

Simon Says Stamp – Summer.

Lacy Sunshine Stamps – #39 Summer.

The Corrosive Challenge – #205 Birthdays.

Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge – #41 Anything Goes.

Friday, August 1, 2014

Victorian Lizabeth!

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Another beautiful image by the talented Heather Valentin of Lacy Sunshine Stamps!  This lovely is called “Victorian Lizabeth.  I colored the image with Copics in shades of Peach, but the picture looks more on the red side…..sigh!  The hearts and the numbers are dies from Simon Says Stamp.  I used the Cuttlebug gears embossing folder on the peach panel.  Otherwise I kept the card pretty bare so that the image would remain the focal point.  The little bow and strings attached to the hearts are made using embroidery floss. 

So glad you took the time to stop by.  I hope you have a wonderful week-end!

Challenges:

Creative Moments – #48 Sketch and Anything Goes.

Pile It On – #30 Embossing.

The Crafter's Café – #74 Use A Digi.

Creative Knockouts – #48 Happy Birthday.

Sister Act Card Challenge#68 Anything Goes.

Cute Card Thursday – #332 Vintage.

Creative Fingers – #44 Anything Goes.

Crafting By Design – August Anything Goes.

Crafts Galore Encore Challenge – August Anything Goes.

The Sisters Of Craft – August Anything Goes.

Dies R Us – #7 Birthday’s.