Friday, December 31, 2010

Stamp Something Glittery!

 Hi there and Happy Friday and New Year's Eve!  Over at Stamp Something we want to see some glittery creations!  I am sharing this card I made...it's a birthday card using Cuddle Anya from TGF.  The paper is My Mind's Eye.  I used my new Cricut to make the ballon and the 1.  I added the glitter to the 1 and used glittery ribbon for the balloon string and the lace ribbon in the background.  Thanks for stopping by to check it out!  Happy New Year!

Challenges:
Moving Along With The Times  birthday and circles
Simon Says Stamp - time to party, celebrate
Party Time Tuesdays - BIRTHDAY and Anything Goes
Aly's Sunday Challenge (2 weeks) - anything goes


Craft Your Days Away - punches or die cuts

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Whimsy Kenny K New Release!

Whimsy Stamps have some fab news to share with you today - we have a new rubber artist joining our team.... KENNY KIERNAN!

As many of you will know, Kenny K is currently a digital stamp artist (amongst many other things) and although Whimsy will not be carrying any Kenny K digis, we are making some of Kenny's existing designs into rubber and then hopefully adding some new designs along the line that will be exclusive to the Whimsy rubber collection!

So to celebrate this wonderful new venture, the Whimsy Stamps DT plus our fab special Whimsy guests Elaine Hughes, Deb, and Janna, are holding a BLOG HOP to showcase the EIGHT images that are being made into rubber:


All That
Devilish Donna
Download Diva
Kitty Katastrophe
Luscious Linda
Movie Star
Rock Chick

Troublemaker

Remember that Whimsy Stamps will be carrying the rubber versions of these stamps only. Kenny K will continue to offer the digital versions in his store. The rubber stamps are available to PRE-ORDER from today from the Whimsy store, and will hopefully be in stock and start shipping the week of the 27th!!

Our super-talented Ann (Raindrop Echo Designs) has designed some wonderful digital sentiments that work fabulously with these images - thank you Ann! These are also being released today!

If you would like to participate in the hop and you didn't arrive here from Crystal's blog, please CLICK HERE to return to the beginning of the hop at Simonne's blog.

The hop starts today (Thursday December 16th at noon EST) and ends on Thursday December 23rd at noon EST.

For this hop we have 4 different prize draws! The grand prize of ALL 8 of the new release rubber stamps is being hosted by Denise at the very end of the hop, but there are also 3 mini candy stops throughout the hop! I'm not going to tell you where they are, so you'll just have to keep on hopping to find them! *wink* [Winners will be announced on December 23rd after the hop ends - what a wonderful Christmas present for those lucky hoppers!]

For my blog hop creation I used .......

Kitty Katastrophe as a Christmas card with Whimsy Designer Papers!
So now it's time for you to continue the hop by hopping on over to Iris's blog where I know she has something amazing to show you!

Finally, here is a complete blog hop list in hopping order:


Thank you so much for hopping with us today and I hope you enjoy this exciting new release!

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Stamp Something Digi!

Digi day at Stamp Something this week!  I used a MelJen's for Whimsy Image!  The sentiment is also from Whimsy Stamps! 

Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Anything Goes at the Crew!

Welcome! Thanks for coming by today!  Our challenge at Creative Card Crew this time is "Anything Goes!"  So I went with a precolored digi from Whimsy Stamps!  This image is called "Leap of Joy" by Crissy Armstrong for Whimsy Stamps.  I layered with white cardstock, blue cardstock embossed with the CB Snowflakes folder and inked with SU White Craft Ink.  I finished it with glittered snowflake mini ornaments and sticky gems in blue and white.  Thanks for checking it out and I hope you visit the rest of the DT for more fun and inspiration!

Challenges:
Craft Your Passion - anything goes
Cards For Men (2 weeks) - MASCULINE and christmas
Crazy Challenge (2 entries) - christmas
Paper Playtime -snowflakes
Stamps R Us (2 weeks, 2 entries) - holiday cards
There She Goes - bling
Christmas Card - CHRISTMAS, optional monochromatic
Crafty Pad - anything goes
Stamptacular Sunday - blue christmas

Friday, December 3, 2010

Hello and Happy Friday!  Stamp Something this week is "Holiday Colors." I went with Crissy Armstrong's "Christmas Turtle" from the Digi Collection at Whimsy Stamps!  I colored him with Copics and a white gel pen.  The sentiment is also from Whimsy's "Holiday Ticket Sentiments" by Raindrop Echo Designs for Whimsy.  The papers are Whimsy and DCWV.  The ribbon is from JoAnn and the tree is a button from Michael's.  Thanks for stopping by today and see you soon!

Challenges:
Dutch Dare: Christmas
Rainbow Lady: Christmas animals
ABC: Christmas
Crafty Little Place: Anything goes

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Happy Tuesday! Welcome!  Here is my project for our Goodie Boxes and Treat Bags challenge at Creative Card Crew this time!  I used "Santa's Puppy" from Whimsy's digital collection as well as the Holiday ticket sentiments and the new ticket die!  The paper is Rusty Pickle and the flowers are Primas!  Thanks for stopping by and please visit the rest of the DT for more!

Friday, November 19, 2010

Thankful Somethings

Hello!  Thanks for stopping by today!  It's been crazy for me lately...not really in the mood for crafting.  But I had to play with my latest Whimsy purchases to make my card this week!  We want to see "Thanks," at Stamp Something this week.  Whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or not, we want to see "Thankful!" I used a SU sentiment and I added "Give" to it.  The calendar stamp is from Whimsy. I added the turkey from the Whimsy Holiday Postmarks set.  The stamped background is Whimsy's "Life Defined."  The papers are Basic Grey.  And I finished it off with the Primas and some jeweled centers. 

Thanks for stopping by today and I hope you check out the rest of the DT's wonderful creations!

Challenges:
  • AiFactory - die cut or punch (notebook punch on calendar)

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Give Thanks at CCC!

So thanks for stopping over today!  Our challenge at Creative Card Crew this time is "Give Thanks!" Our sponsor is MelJen's Designs!  So I got to work with these adorable Pilgrim Teddys!  The sentiment is from a SU set I had.  I used a stitching stamp for the borders and the print "paper" is actually a napkin using the felted cardstock technique.  Hope you like it!  Thanks for visiting me today and please be sure to check out the rest of the DT and welcome our newbies!

Friday, November 5, 2010

Sketch Something!

Happy Friday!  Welcome to our Sketch Challenge at Stamp Somethinghttp://stampchallenges.blogspot.com/! I used one of the new MelJen's rubber stamps from Whimsy!  This is Chilly Bun Bun Fairy! Isn't she darling?  I colored her with Copics. The embossing is the Snowflakes folder for CB.  The sentiment is from Whimsy.  Thanks for stopping by today and please visit the DT for more fun takes on the sketch!

Challenges:
ABC: Glitter (wings, snowflake)
Creative Cottage: Embossing
Artful Inkables: Blue, White, Silver
Everybody Art Challenge:  Untraditional Christmas
2 Sisters: No designer paper

Friday, October 29, 2010

Stamp Something Pink!

Hi there! Thanks for joining me for Stamp Something's challenge this week!  We are celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month by Stamping Something Pink! Our sponsor this week is Simon Says Stamp!  I went with Cupcake Kiki.  The sentiment is Whimsy Stamps.  The papers are DCWV.  The image is colored with Copics and glitter.  Thanks for stopping by and please visit the rest of the DT for more pink creations!

Challenges:
Delightful Challenges: Circles
ABC: Glitter
Craft Your Passion: Bling, sparkle or glitter
Cupcake Craft: Sweet treats
I Did It Creations:  Anything goes
One Stitch at a Time: Celebrations
2 Sisters: Anything goes
Totally Gorjuss: Sparkle

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

CCC Punch it!

I went with the same image I used last time Fred She Said sponsored us...I actually took it off the card I made previously, and made it into this corner bookmark!  I love it so much more this way!  I used an EK Success punch on 3 layers to make the "lattice" look.  The image is colored with Copics.   Thanks for checking it out!

Friday, October 22, 2010

It's Digi Day!

Welcome to another Digi Day with Stamp Something!  We've been busy creating some adorable cards for you this week!  Today, I am sharing "Anna's Hallowe'en" by Crissy Armstrong for Whimsy's Digital Collection!  Isn't she a doll?  I colored her with Copics and a white gel pen.  The shoes and tiara are also glittered.  The paper I believe is My Mind's Eye.  The sentiment is from a clear set I have.

Thanks for stopping by today and please visit the DT for more Digi fun!

Challenges:
Aly's: Halloween
Paper Sundaes: For someone little
Craftalicious: Anything goes
I Did It Creations: Make a card for a girl
Challenge Up Your Life: Autumn
Crazy for Challenges: Autumn
One Stop Crafts: Halloween
2 Sisters: Halloween
Sweet Stampin': Ribbon

Friday, October 15, 2010

Stamp Something Halloween!

Hello! Happy Friday!  It is POURING out here!  Can't wait to get outside :(  Anyway...we're gearing up for Halloween over at Stamp Something this week!  Our sponsor is Bunny Zoe Crafts!

I went with "Bobby's Hallowe'en" by Crissy Armstrong for Whimsy's Digital Collection.  Isn't he the cutest??  He is colored with Copics (available at Bunny Zoe!) and highlighted with a white gel pen. His zipper is colored with a silver glitter pen. The ticket sentiment is by Raindrop Echo Designs and it's a digi for Whimsy as well!  The background paper is Basic Grey (also available at Bunny Zoe!).

Thanks for stopping by today!  Please visit the rest of the talented DT!

Challenges:
Challenge Up Your Life: Autumn (Halloween is in Autumn!)
Bee Crafty: Halloween
Basic Grey: Sparkle (the zipper pull)
Create 4 Fun: Use a digi
Stamp, Scrap & Doodle: Halloween/fall
Aly's: Halloween
By The Cute and Girly: Spooky
Lexi's Creations: Spooky
The Pink Elephant: Childhood

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Creative Card Crew Fairy Tales!

Hello! Thanks for stopping by today!  I am sharing this card I made for CCC's "Fairy Tale" Challenge.  Our sponsor is Digital Delights!  I used their "Sparky the Knight," image.  He's colored with Copics.  The sentiment is Raindrop Echo Designs. Thanks for checking it out and please visit the rest of our DT's blogs!  And check out our DT call too!

Challenges:
Crafty Ann's: Digi (image and sentiment are digi), favorite coloring medium is Copics
Polka Doodles: Make your own embellishments (pennant chain)
Create 4 Fun: Use a digi
Polly Craft:  It's a fairy tale

Friday, October 8, 2010

Whimsy's New Release!!!

Hello!  And Welcome to the new release hop!  You should have come from Marley's blog...if not, go ahead and start back at the beginning at Chris's blog.  This is one of the new rubber releases from MelJen's Designs for Whimsy Stamps!  Isn't it a cutie?!  This is "Snow Kitty," available at Whimsy TODAY!  I just love the snow cover and the scarf!  Adorable!  I colored this little guy with Copics, a snow marker, and the some fine snow glitter in the shaker card. 

This card doubles as my Stamp Something DT card this week as our challenge is "Punch" something!  I used a Martha Stewart snowflake punch, layered with snowflake brads and some Diamond Stickles.  The green cardstock is embossed with the Fiskars Snowflakes embossing plate. 

Thanks for stopping by today and keep on hopping to Annika's blog next! 

Challenges:
Stamp, Scrap and Doodle: Anything goes
Paper Sundaes: Something from your stash (snowflake brads were deep in the brad bin!)
Stamptacular Sundays: At least 5 layers
Incy Wincy: Sparkly glitter (glitter in the shaker, circle is lined with glitter, Stickles on the brads)
Ooh La La: Nothing floral
Pollycraft: Anything goes
City Crafter: Hooray for the Holidays
A Spoon Full of Sugar: Sparkle and shine (glitter)
Penny's Paper Crafty: Circles

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Whimsy Holiday Release Blog Hop!

Welcome to my stop on the hop!  You should have arrived from Chris's blog. If not, head on back to the start of the excitement at Bev's place!

Now, onto the fun!  I am sharing another version I colored of "Jingle Bell Ride," by Crissy Armstrong for Whimsy Stamps!  Isn't it just beautiful?  I love how each of her horses come to life every time you color them!  I colored with Copics and glitter pens.  The flowers are Prima, the paper Basic Grey "Wassail," and the lace is from my stash.  The sentiment is part of the new release as well!

Janna-Jingle Bell Ride
Thanks for coming by and please hop on over to see Simonne next!  Happy Holiday Hopping!!!

Challenges:
Crazy Challenge: No ribbon or buttons
Charisma Cardz: Christmas crafting
C.R.A.F.T.: Fancy floral
Basic Grey: Sparkle
Stamp, Scrap and Doodle: Anything goes

Friday, October 1, 2010

Sneak Peek for Whimsy...

Hi All!  I'm back today to share a sneak peek at one of the newest stamps being released over at Whimsy! This is the gorgeous "Jingle Bell Ride," by Crissy Armstrong for Whimsy Stamps.

Isn't it divine?  I just love the classic look with all of the detail!  I am so excited about ALL of the new Whimsy releases!  Please come back Sunday  for Whimsy's release of the new Holiday line!  They are worth a look-see!  And there is a super fun blog hop planned...so be ready! 

Thanks for stopping back over!

Challenges:
Charisma Cardz: Christmas
C.R.A.F.T.: Fancy floral
Crazy 4 Challenges: Bling
Totally Gorjuss: Christmas
Crafty Pad: Christmas sparkle
A Spoon Full of Sugar: Spots and Stripes
Creative Cottage: Bling it on
Creative Inspirations: Christmas
Penny's Paper Crafty: Circles

Stamp Something to Celebrate!

Welcome!  Happy Friday!  I am very excited for the weekend as the state's biggest fair is going to be in full swing!  I just can't wait for that apple crisp and ice cream :)

Today I am sharing my card for our Celebrate challenge over at Stamp Something!  Our sponsor is Sweet and Sassy!  I had my card made before the images were available.  So this image is from Whimsy Stamps.  I colored it with Copics and a white gel pen.  The sentiment is also Whimsy and detailed with Copics and glitter pens. Thanks for stopping by today and PLEASE come back tomorrow when I'll have a sneak peek at one of Whimsy's new releases!!!!

Challenges:
One Stop Crafts:  Snowflakes (background paper)
Totally Gorjuss: Christmas
The Crafty Pad: Christmas and sparkle (the background paper is glitter snowflakes, glitter on the Christmas tree in the sentiment)
Wild Orchids: Ribbons and bows
Creative Inspirations: Christmas

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Bloomin' Marvelous with The Crew!

Hello!  Today I am sharing my DT card for Creative Card Crew.  Our challenge FLOWERS this week with our challenge sponsored by Fred She Said.  I used this Teacup Pansies image and colored it with Copics.  I layered several layers of cream colored cardstock and embossed with CB Stylized flowers and Script folders.  Hope you like it!  Thanks for stopping by!  Please visit our talented DT for more ideas!

Challenges:
Colour Create: All white (off white/cream)bonus Embossing
Crazy Challenge: No ribbon or buttons
Incy Wincy: Anything goes
Pollycraft: No DP

Friday, September 24, 2010

Stamp Something in Fall Colors!

Happy Friday!  Today at Stamp Something, our challenge is to use Fall/Autumn colors! Our sponsor is the wonderful Simon Says Stamp!  I chose this gorgeous Sweet Pea image, "Light of Beautitude," and colored her in orange and reds with Copics.  The sentiment is from SU.  The papers are DCWV (available at Simon Says) and My Mind's Eye.  The ribbon is from my stash.  I finished the image off with colored glitter gel on the wings.  Thanks for stopping by today and hope to see you again soon!  Please visit all of the new DT for more fun fall colors!

Challenges:
Paper Sundaes: Fall/ Halloween colors
Creative Stamp Friends: Autumn
Everybody Art Challenge: Autumn
Little Red Wagon: Glitter
Your Next Stamp: Give thanks
Charisma Cardz: Anything goes

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Monochromatic with a new stamp

Hi there!  Happy Tuesday!  I spent a relaxing weekend at camp with my family and had lots of time to sit and color!  I got tons of new Sweet Peas. This is "Silk Dance," my first time NOT using "standard" hair color.  I thought it would make a pretty monochromatic card.  So I went with all purples.  I used 3 different purple/lavender cardstocks, embossed one with Waves texture plate by Fiskars using the CB. The flowers are a combination of Primas, nylon blooms and glass bead flowers.  The image is colored with Copics.  I finished the distressed edges with dark purple glitter gel.  Thanks for stopping by today!  See you soon!

Challenges:
365:  Scent inspired (grape)
A Spoon full of Sugar: Anything goes
Tuesday Taggers: It takes all sorts
Crafty Pad: Embossing (background paper)
Secret Crafter: Anything goes
Crafty Ann's: Monochromatic
Fairy Fun: Embossing
ABC: Distressing

Friday, September 17, 2010

It's Digi Day!

Hi Everyone!  Happy Friday!  I'm preparing to head up to camp for the last time this year so this will be a quickie!  This week is Digi Week at Stamp Something!  We have tons of sponsors, so come check them out!  I made 2 cards for this week.  Sassy Studio Designs "Little Honeys: Belle Honey," using Black Leaf paper, "New Years Patterns."  She's colored with Copics and Glossy Accents.

And the second card is "Baby Boy," from Digi Doodle Shop.  I colored him with Copics.  The paper is DCWV, "Nursery Baby Boy."

Thanks for checking these out and be sure to head back to Stamp Something to visit the rest of the DT!

Challenges:
Creative Stamp Friends: Distressing
ABC: Distressing
Penny's: Anything baby

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Autumn or Fall with CCC!


Thanks for visiting me today!  Our challenge is Autumn or Fall over at Creative Card Crew this time!  Our sponsor is Sassy Cheryl.  I used her Digi Star Annie for this card.  I colored her with Copics and a white gel pen.  I colored the stars she's holding with gold Stickles.  The leaves are from Walmart and I layered them with colored glitters.  The ribbon is from my stash, the paper DCWV "Crafty Stack," and the sentiment is SU from the "Window on the World," set.  Thanks for checking it out and please visit the whole DT for some fabulous work!

Challenges:
Sketch Saturday: Sketch
Paper Play: Autumn
Allsorts: Colors of Autumn
Stamp, Scrap and Doodle: Thank you
Aly's Sunday: Sparkle and glitter

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Birthday and Santa!


Hi there!  I have a little a Christmas card to share today! I am trying to get a jumpstart on my cards this time!  I used the absolutely lovable "Jolly Puppy Kisses," by Crissy Armstrong.  I colored them up with Copics.  The sentiment is from the "Holiday Postmarks," set.  I embossed the white background strips with CB Snowflakes.  The paper is from a stash I have...not sure the maker! 

Challenges:

A Spoonfull of Sugar: Animal
Creative Belli: Old stamps
365 Thurs: fave tool for coloring; Copic, fave tool for dimension; Cuttlebug embossing
Fussy and Fancy: Christmas Colors
Fun Fairy Friday: Embossing

Next, I want to share this birthday card I made for my friend's daughter.  She just turned 4 and today is her birthday party!  I know she loves horses, so what better stamps than Crissy's Carousel  horses?

I used the birthday carousel horse called, "Party Pony."  I colored her with Copics and Glossy Accents.  The papers are DCWV, "Nana's Nursery."  The flower is from my stash and the ribbon is as well. I used the tag punch and layered it.  The sentiment is Whimsy AND a mini alphabet set. 

Thanks for stopping by! 

Challenges:
Incy Wincy: Celebrate
Lexi's Creations: Flower Power
Ooh La La: Stripes
Shabby Tea Room: Tag your it
A Spoon Full of Sugar: Animals
Creative Cottage: Celebrations
Penny's Paper Crafty: Happy Birthday
Paper Cutz: Tags
Totally Papercrafts: Let's go Dotty
Paper Sundaes: 3 types of embellishments: ribbon,eyelet, flower
Simple Doodles: color me with Dots

Friday, September 10, 2010

Stamp Something with Spots and Stripes!

Welcome!  Thanks for stopping over today!  I'm sharing my card for Stamp Something's Spots and Stripes challenge this week.  Our sponsor is Michelle's Scrapbooking!  I went with this gorgeous Sweet Pea "Holly Fairy."  The paper is Basic Grey.  The flowers are Prima and the ribbon is from my stash as are the brads.  Thanks for checking it out!  Visit our DT for more beautiful inspiration!

Challenges:
Stamp Scrap & Doodle: Christmas
Corrosive: Old olive and Real Red
Lexi's Creations: Flower Power
Ooh La La: Stripes
My Time to Craft: Jeweled

Friday, September 3, 2010

Something Cute!

Hi All! Thanks for stopping by again today!  I've been busy this week...posts every day just about!  I have TONS of cards to share, so keep coming back for more :)  Today I have my card for Stamp Something's Cute Challenge.  Our sponsor this week is Bugaboo Stamps! I used BBBugs Butterfly.  I colored her with Copics and glitter gel.  I embellished her wings with pink rhinestones.  The paper is K & Co.  The ribbons are from my stash as are the paper flowers and letter brads.  Thanks for checking it out and please visit the rest of the DT and show some love!

Challenges:
Sketch Saturday: Sketch
Aly's: Pretty in pink
Stamptacular Sunday: Pretty in pink
Pollycraft: Add a little nature (branch punch, flowers)
Wild Orchids: Make it sparkle (wings, antennae)

Thursday, September 2, 2010

MelJen's Thursday Release!



Hi There!  I'm just here to share a card I made for MelJen's new digi release, "Fall Teddy." Isn't he darling! He's available at Whimsy Stamps! Today!!!  I was quite excited to color him up and make a card! I LOVE teddy bears and football is my "napping" sport.  My favorite thing to do in the fall (aside from baking!) is to fall asleep to a football game while cozied on the couch.  Something soothing about the sounds of the whistles and the screaming...lol!

So I colored this cutie with Copics.  The sentiment is a clear stamp I have in my stash.  The paper is from Cosmo Cricket.  The stars are from Rusty Pickle from a grab bag I got at CKC a few years ago. And I stitched the edges of the paper with my sewing machine. Thanks for checking it out today!  See you tomorrow for Stamp Something!  And be sure to check back on September 8th..Raindrop Echo Designs has some exciting news:



Challenges:
Totally Papercrafts: Plain and simple
Allsorts: Park inspiration (always people playing football in our parks around here!)
Corrosive: For the guys
Shabby Tea Room: Old meets new (old embellishments, new image)
Charisma Cardz: Inspired by a song (Allstar by Smashmouth)
Paper Play: In stitches

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Club Anya Saturday Sketch

So I decided to play with my newest Anya...Flirty Anya!  I entered her in the Club Anya Saturday Sketch challenge.  I colored her with Copics and paper pieced her dress.  The papers are SEI and the ribbons are from my stash.  The backing paper behind Anya is a piece of tulle. The sentiment is from Whimsy Stamps and punched with a label punch from EK Success. The flowers are punched with a SU triple flower punch.  Thanks for checking it out!

Challenges:
Rainbow Lady: Sparkle and shine (backing papers)

Crafty Cardmakers: Glitter and sparkle
A Crafty Little Place: Anything goes
Cuttlebug Challenge: Pink (mine is a coral-ly pink...hope it counts!)
Club Anya: Sketch

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Back to School at Creative Card Crew!

Hello! Happy Tuesday!  The challenge this week at Creative Card Crew is "Back to School!"  Our sponsor is the wonderful Simon Says Stamp! We all love this time of year so we made some cute cards to celebrate!

I went with "Teddy Bear Teacher," by MelJen Designs.  I colored her with Copics and embellished her with half pearl earrings (available at Simon Says), jewels on her shoes and a feather in her hat.  The paper is "homemade" with a ruler and blue and red colored pencils and a notebook punch (available at Simon Says!).  The ribbon and buttons are from my stash.  The sentiment, paper clip and binder clip were also in my stash!  Thanks for stopping by and please visit all of our DT...their stuff is AMAZING!

Challenges:
Little Red Wagon: Back to school
Fussy and Fancy: Back to school
Paper Cutz: Metal (sentiment, binder clip)
Stampin' 4 the Weekend: Anything goes
Bee Crafty: Anything goes
Crafty Ho's:  Use your school supplies
Crafty Pad: Simply pearls (earrings)
Simple Doodles: Back to School
Cupcake Craft: Let's get digital (image)
Incy Wincy: Back to school

Friday, August 27, 2010

Back to School Somethings!

Well, it's that time again! Back to school here!  At Stamp Something, we are celebrating! Our sponsor is the amazing Simon Says!  I went with MelJen's Designs "I'm Sorry."  I cut out the sentiment and colored the bear with Copics.  The sentiment I typed up on the computer and punched it out.  The paper is DCWV (available at Simon Says!) and the buttons are from my stash.  Thanks for stopping by today and please visit the rest of our wonderful DT!

Challenges:
Aly's: Get dotty
Little Red Wagon: Back to school
Fussy and Fancy Friday: Back to school

Monday, August 23, 2010

Get Well Soon




Hi All!  I'm here in rainy, chilly NH taking care of my dearest friend's fur babies.  It's the PERFECT crafting weather (and I prefer these types of days anyway!) She has lots of inspiration here...so I've been crafting away!  I'm sure she'll be pleased to know that I've been raiding her scrap bags too!

Anyway, here's one of MANY cards I've whipped up today (so far I've done 7!)  This is Cheeky Nurse from The Greeting Farm.  I just LOVE these Cheekys!  They are my current favorite images!  I colored her with some Copics and a white gel pen.  The papers are actually from the Dollar Tree.  They came in a wedding pack I bought years ago.  The ribbon is from my friend's stash. 

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  I'll be back later to share some more!

Challenges:
Papertake weekly: Sketch
Quixotic Paperie: Old (papers), New (stamp), Borrowed (ribbon), Blue (eyes are bluish green)
City Crafter: Girl or woman image
Aly's Sunday Challenge: Get dotty
Pixie Dust: Polka dots

Sunday, August 22, 2010

So late...

So this was SUPPOSED to be posted on Friday...our new challenge at Stamp Something is Digi Day...use a digi image!  We have several digi-sponsors this week! 

Here's what I have to share:

This is image is called "Rosie." It's from Wink Wink Ink.  Isn't she adorable?  I made this card for my friend's daughter who is starting middle school this fall.  She goes by the nickname "Rosie," so I thought the card would be perfect for her!  I colored her with Copics and the papers are DCWV.  The flowers are Wild Orchids and the ribbon is from my stash.  I used pink staples to adhere the sentiment (which is from Whimsy Stamps).  I drew stitching to complete the look. 

The next card I have to share is one I whipped up using an image from Prairie Fairy.  He's called "Honey Beary."

The image is colored with Copics. The papers are DCWV and Basic Grey.  The ribbon is from my stash.  I used the charms with silver brads to complete the card.

Thanks so much for stopping by today to check out my creations!  Please visit all of our extremely talented DT for more inspiration!

Challenges:
Kaboodle Doodles: add a little metal
The Pink Elephant: Ribbon and Sparkles (the pink paper is glittered)
Pollycraft: In stitches
Sketch and Stash: Sketch (bottom card)
Wild Orchids: One for the girls (top card)
Digi Tuesday: Use your scraps (top card was from the scrap bin!)
My Time to Craft: Glitter and Glitz (top card has glittered paper)

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Sparkle and Shine with The Digi Shack at Creative Card Crew!

Thanks for coming by today!  We have a fun challenge over at CCC this time!  It is Sparkle and Shine!  Unfortunately, my photos leave a lot to be desired! I Stickled the flowers and the mane and tail in gold.  This image is from The Digi Shack.  It's such a gorgeous image!  I loved coloring it!  I finished the image with some white highlights and Glossy Accents on the eyes.  The embellishments are typewriter brads from Rusty Pickle (I got them at the CKC this year), Wild Orchid roses, Rustic star from Rusty Pickle (CKC grab bag last year), and some vintage lace I got at a barn sale.  Thanks for visiting today and please check out the rest of the talented DT's cards!

Challenges:
Kaboodle Doodles: Add a little metal (brads)
The Pink Elephant: Ribbon and Sparkles (lace and sparkles?)
Corrosive: Faux techniques (distressing, aging)
Bizzy Bec's: Vintage
By The Cute and Girly: Animal antics

Friday, August 13, 2010

Fairy Tale Somethings!

Hi there and Happy Friday! It's been another long, busy week for me here!  I'm happy it's time for the weekend!  I'll be off to camp before you know it!

 So today at Stamp Something, the challenge is "Fairy Tale Somethings."  The sponsor this week is Magnolialicious.  So I used "Tilda Flying," for my card.  I went with an easel card.  The papers are BG Kioshi.  The flowers are from a local cake/candy shop's clearance bin!  The image is colored with Copics, the dress is paper-pieced.  Then I stamped the image on acetate and added the Stickles for the sparkle on the wings and the wand.  The sentiment is also layered with acetate and the stamp is from Whimsy.  The button is from my stash...the pearls too.  The ribbon is from the Dollar Tree and the charm is filled with super fine pink glitter and I got that from Joann. 

Thanks for stopping by and please visit our amazingly talented DT!

Challenges:
Basic Grey: Pearls
Magnolia Down Under: Easel cards
Crafty Cardmakers: Birthdays
Wild Orchids: One for the girls
Crafty Creations: Winged things
Creative Cottage: Acetate (on image and sentiment)
Charisma Cardz: Easel cards
MelJen's: use 2 of the same image on one card (I stamped the image on cardstock, then again on acetate and overlayed...does it count??)
Pixie Dust: Pretty in pink

Sunday, August 8, 2010

I'm Sorry!

Hello! Just popping by to share a fun tunnel card I made for the Whimsy Inspiration Blog.  I really almost wish I had someone to send it to!  I love the bright colors and fun accents! This is the front of the card. The sentiment is from the "I'm Sorry" digi sentiments set by Raindrop Echo Designs.  I used lots of nesties and an oval cutter too!  
This is the inside.  I used Crissy Armstrong's, "Love Me Anyway?" for the main image.  The adorable little kitty is colored with Copics.  I finished with the sentiment from the "Love Me Anyway" digi sentiment set by Raindrop Echo Designs.  Papers inside are K&Co. and outside are a combo of K&Co, and Basic Grey. Flowers are Wild Orchids, ribbon from Walmart. Thanks for stopping by today!

Challenges:
Project Tuesday: Tunnel card
Color Throwdown: Tangerine tango, daffodil delight, old olive
Simon Says: Sing it, Baby! (I'm Sorry, Brenda Lee)
Daring Cardmakers: August Peridot--MY birthstone :) (green cardstock)
Basic Grey: Pearls (Orange paper is BG)

Friday, August 6, 2010

Stamp Something Photo Inspiration!


Hello! Thanks for visiting today!  I am sharing this card I made for our Photo Inspiration Challenge at Stamp Something this week!  I took the "make a wish" aspect of the photo.  I took the lavender and magenta colors from the photo as well. Our sponsor this week is Paper Jewels. I colored this beautiful Sweet Pea image (one of my newest obsessions!) with Copics and some glitter paint.  The sentiment is from Whimsy Stamps Ticket Sentiments set.  The flowers are Primas.  Thanks for checking it out and please visit the rest of the DT for more inspiration!

Challenges:
Your Next Stamp: Birthday
Penny's Paper-Crafty: Anything Goes
Tuesday Taggers: Black
Cupcake Craft: Distressing
Ooh La La: Birthday
Crafty Pad: Ribbons and Flowers
Challenge Up Your Life: Celebrations
Cute Card Thursday: Whatever
Dutch Dare: Anything Goes

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

A Wedding Wish

Hello...back again to share a card I made for my friend, Diana's wedding!  She got married last month and she's coming home for a celebration party this week...so I get to give her the card this weekend!  I used the digi "Wedding Cake and Kisses," from Whimsy Stamps.  I colored them with Copics and Stickles.  The cardstock is embossed with CB D'vine Swirls.  I used the fuschia and orange ribbons (that I used on her place cards!) to match the flower. The sentiment is from a Stampin' Up set.  So...I should share the place cards too!

The picture on the left is the happy couple's place cards.  The picture on the right is the full box of 134 little chairs!  The ribbons signified meal choices and coordinated with the flowers at the wedding.  I can't wait to see all of the pictures!

So thanks for visiting again!  Please come back again!  I've been busy creating lots!  Have a great night!

Challenges:
Dare U 2 Digi Stamp: Sketch
Crafty Creations: Summer Lovin'
Aimee's: Something for a friend
Allsorts: Dressing up
Bee Crafty: Clever use of a digi
Challenge Up Your Life: Celebrations
City Crafter: Yum
My Time to Craft: Let's eat cake or drink it up
Papertake Weekly: White and bright

Cute And Girlie with MelJen's at CCC!

This week our wonderful sponsor at Creative Card Crew is MelJen's Designs, available at Whimsy Stamps!  The images are perfect for our Cute and Girlie Challenge this week!  I did this little cutie with Copics and tons of sparkles.  The papers are DCWV Nursery stacks.  The flowers are from the Dollar Tree as is the ribbon.  This was for a special little 3 year old who's birthday I missed...the inside of the card reads, "Let's pretend...That I didn't miss your birthday!" "Hope it was a Happy Day!"  She asked me if it was her...LOL!  She's too funny!  Anyway, thanks for stopping by today!  Visit the DT for more fun!

Challenges:
Creative Inspirations: Animals
Simon Says: Dots
Dutch Dare: Anything goes
Paperplay: Anything goes
Daring Cardmakers: It's a girl thing
Stampin' B's: Birthday cards
Bee Crafty: All about the image (clever use of a digi---I sparkled the heck out of it!)
Challenge Up Your Life: Celebrations
Rosie D's: All creatures great and small (mouse counts, right?)
Crafty Pad: Ribbon and Flowers
By The Cute and Girly: Animal antics
OohLala: Birthday
Pollycraft: Fit for a princess

Friday, July 30, 2010

Stamp Something Christmasy!

So with the heat the last few weeks, Christmas was the last thing on my mind!  But I had this adorable Crissy Armstrong image for Whimsy Stamps already colored and ready to go.  Our sponsor this week is Simon Says Stamp!  So I had to use some Basic Grey paper and Prima flowers (both available at Simon Says!) I am really looking forward to the cooler weather...this challenge just makes it feel closer :)  Thanks for stopping by today and please visit our wonderfully talented DT!

Challenges:

Sketch and Stash: Sketch (flowers were deep in the stash!)
Create 4 Fun: Flowers
Tuesday Taggers: Christmas in July
Little Red Wagon: Christmas in July
Aud Sentiments Challenge: Choose your own Christmas sentiment (metal JOY sentiment)
Dutch Dare: Anything goes
PaperPlay: Anything goes
Polka Doodles: Something for male or female
Totally Papercrafts: Going to the movies (Frosty the Snowman)

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

A Thank You

So I've been DYING to use my new Cheeky's from TGF!  I just LOVE this chick! She's just so sassy and cute! I colored her with Copics.  Papers are DCWV, flowers are Wild Orchids and the sentiment is Whimsy Stamps. I got the little star embellies at Michael's.  Thanks for looking! 

Challenges:

Cards and Things: Sketch
Daring Cardmakers: Layer it Up
Create 4 Fun: Flowers
Penny's Paper-Crafty: Recipe 1 ribbon (twine), 2 DP's, 3 embellishments (cherry blossoms)

Friday, July 23, 2010

Stamp Something Flowery!

Happy Friday! So glad!!!  Hope you all had a great week! Today I am sharing my card for Stamp Something's Flowery Challenge! We're sponsored this week by Wild Orchids Crafts!  I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE these flowers! 

So I used this adorable image Jelly Bean by Crissy Armstrong for Whimsy Stamps.  This cutie is colored with Copics.  I put bows on the ears because this card is for one of my customers due to have a second baby girl next week!  The papers are DCWV, the ribbon from my stash, the brads are Debbie Mumm and the flowers are Wild Orchids cherry blossoms.  The sentiment is also Whimsy Stamps.

Thanks for stopping by and please visit all of the talented DT!

Challenges:
Stamp With Fun: Sketch
Stamp, Scrap and Doodle: Animals
My Time to Craft: Check pattern (background paper)
Papertake Weekly: Cute
Crafty Creations: Happy or sweet

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Time for a sketch at CCC!

It's challenge time at CCC and we have a sketch for you this week! Our sponsor is Crafty Addicts and they are offering 3 pearl pens as a prize to the lucky winner!

I used a pixie image a friend stamped for me.  I colored her with Copics and 3D glitter.  The flowers are Prima and my stash.  I used a jumbo paper clip and a mini shaped clip to embellish. I finished the card with silver Stickles and a rhinestone flower topped with a green pearl brad. The sentiment is Whimsy Stamps.  Thanks for stopping by today! Be sure to visit the rest of the DT and their fabulous creations!

Challenges:
Papertake Weekly: Cute
Your Next Stamp: Flower power

Friday, July 16, 2010

Digi Day at Stamp Something!

Hello! Welcome to another digi day at Stamp Something!  We have several fabulous sponsors who have some fun images to play with!

I have 2 cards to post because we had so many sponsors to showcase!

 My first card the image is called "Sticky Elbow," and it's from Phindy's Place! Isn't she adorable?  I colored her with Copics and paper pieced her dress.  I used some 3D iridescent paint on the ice cream cone.  The papers are K & Co. and I outlined in white Ice Stickles.  The sentiment is from a set I had in my stash.  The flowers are Prima.


The next card is called "Military Baby," by Sew Many Cards.  I thought it was perfect for a friend of mine who just had her latest baby!  I colored this cutie with Copics.  The sentiment and star stamps are part of a set from GF.  The ribbon I got on clearance at WalMart. Papers are DCWV.  I used the CB Stars folder on the background.

Thanks for stopping by today and visit the rest of the talented DT to see more digi fun!

Challenges:

Phindy's Card
Charisma Cardz: Pink
Colour Create: Warm pink, chocolate and white (shoes and ice cream cone are the "chocolate.")
C.R.A.F.T.: babies/children
Sketch Saturday: Sketch
One Stop Crafts: Monochromatic
365 Saturday:  Rubber and a digi (sentiment is rubber, image is digi)

Sew Many Card
C.R.A.F.T.; Babies/children
Our Creative Corner: Cork (one backing paper actually looks like cork)
365 Saturday: Rubber and a digi (sentiment and star stamp are rubber, image is digi)
Corrosive: Sketch