Thursday, June 22, 2017


Hello there!
How are you all doing?
Hope you are enjoying some fine weather!

Just stopping by to share a card with you...
Yes, I have fallen in love with these florals from Jane's Doodles, Bloom!!! It's been fun to make up different bouquet arrangements! I added pattern papers from My Mind's Eye ( pink stripe) and Teresa Collins ( yellow numerical). 
 I hand drew a few stems for the bouquet. I stamped the flowers and leaves with black ink from Memento and a bit of masking. I drew the stems with pencil and than traced them with a fine tip sharpie marker.
 I used some Copic Markers to color... for the pink bloom I used W00, RV10, R81, R83 and R85. For the yellow blooms I used E0000, YR000, Y23. For the leaves I used YG61, YG63, YG 67 and T9. I added some white accents with a gel pen but now wish I did not add them. 
I used a word die, Amazing, from Verve Stamps, Amazing Adjectives Word Die Set. I used black cardstock than brushed some wink of stella over the word a few times. Love that shimmer! I added a twine bow and some clear sequins.

I am playing along with a few challenges...
Addicted to Stamps and More...Happy 5th Birthday!

Simon Says Stamp... use pattern paper
and Tic Tac Toe Challenge... bow, twine, yellow

Thanks for peeking!!!


Friday, June 16, 2017

Birthday Bouquet

Hello there!
TGIF and the last day of school!!!!
I'm stopping by tonight to share a card with you...
I could not wait to ink up this stamp set from Jane's Doodles, Bloom!!!! I chose this set as my 'freebie' for being a spotted winner when you use #janesdoodles on instagram!!! Thank you Jane!!!

First I stamped a few blooms and leaves onto white cardstock and left them uncolored. I stamped a few blooms and leaves onto cardstock with black ink from Memento. I colored them with Copic Markers. For the peach bloom I used R20, R22, R24, R27 and YR24. For the yellow bloom I used Y11, Y13 and Y15. For the leaves I used BG99, YG67, YG63, YG61 and YG11. I added a light hue with BG000 and faded it with colorless blender. I added some whire accents with a gel pen.

I die cut a glittery frame using Avery Elle's postage stamp die and glitter cardstock from My Favorite Things. For a finishing touch I added a few clear sequins from Pretty Pink Posh.

I am playing along with a few challenges...


That's it for now...thanks for stopping by for a peek!!!


June 16: Paper Sweeties June 2017 New Release Rewind!

Hello again!
Today is the last day of the Paper Sweeties Release!

Today we create projects that utilize the newest release with a mix of previously released sets...
My daughter and I were creafting together getting ready for the Sweeties release! It is just so precious to share craft time with her!
I loved the card she created using Paper Sweeties I just had to share...
My Natalie loves butterflies! She used the new Aloha, and Oval Scallop Frames Sweet Cuts. The butterfly is from the set Bee Happy. She stamped the images with black ink from Memento and colored with Copic Markers. She die cut the frames a few times than trimmed them to fit like a scalloped edge. She used pattern papers from Simple Stories. Isn't this the sweetest!!!!

Hope you will craft with your kids too!!!

Hop along with us for some fun projects!

Thanks for peeking!


Thursday, June 15, 2017

June 15: Paper Sweeties June 2017 New Release Party!

Hello there!
Welcome back to the Paper Sweeties June Release!

The release is now available for purchase in the Sweeties Shop, What's New!

I used pattern papers from Craft Smith and Paper Sweeties Stamp Set Aloha and Oval Scallop Frames Sweet Cuts. I added a few extras from the set At The Beach
I stamped all the images with black ink and colored them with Copic Markers. I added some twine and cloth from Michaels.

Hope you'll stop by the designers blogs for some inspiration!

Thanks for peeking!
See you again tomorrow!


Wednesday, June 14, 2017

June 14: Paper Sweeties June 2017 New Release Sneak Peeks!

Hello there!

Debbie has a new Sweeties Doll...Madison!!!! 

I used pattern papers from Theresa Collins and My Mind's Eye.

Tha Paper Sweeties products will be available for purchase tomorrow! I stamped the image with black ink from Memento and colored them with Copic Markers.

Hope you will hop along with us...
See back here tomorrow for more release!!!


Thursday, June 1, 2017

Paper Sweeties Challenge - June 2017 Anything goes!

Hello there Paper Sweeties Fans!
Happy June 1st!!!
Time for a new challenge...
Hope you will play along with us at Paper Sweeties...can't wait to see what you create!!!
Here is my take on the photo...

I used a few Paper Sweeties stamp sets, Homegrown, Fresh Baked, and Love You to Pieces
I randomly stamped the background with black ink from Memento and colored with Copic Markers. I'll edit this post later and jot down the colors I used. I added a twine bow and some scattered some sequins you can find in the Sweeties Shop! 
Come hop along with the design team for some inspirtaion!

Thanks for peeking!


Sunday, May 28, 2017

Sending Smooches.... Thanks

Hello there!
Hope you are enjoying a fun but relaxing Memorial Day weekend!
I'm just stopping by to share a few cards with you for a few challenges...
I took my inspiration from The Card Concept
I love the look of the shade of pink, stripes and gold. I used the 'classy and elegant' style.
I created this card using Paper Smooches stamps and dies and followed the May Challenge Theme. I die cut  the Cute Cluster Die a few times from white cardstock. I inked up some cardstock with berry sorbet dye ink from Papertrey Ink than added a few splashes of water to give it a splattered watercolor look.  I die cut the panel with Avery Elle's wonky stitches die.
I embossed PS Smooches stamp set with gold embossing powder onto vellum cardstock. For a finishing touch I scattered some sequins and added pattern paper from Recollections. 

For this next card I am playing along with

And I followed the sketch from CAS(E) this Sketch

I used stamps from Paper Smooches, Green Thumb, Natural Beauties and Sentiment Sampler. I have been on a wreath making frenzy!!! I stamped the images with black ink from Memento and used Copic Markers to color.  I embossed the sentiment with white emossing powder onto vellum. I added a cord bow and white accents with agel pen.
Here are the Copic Markers I used:
Peapod: YG11, YG13, YG17, YG25, YG67
Radish: W0, W1, W2, R83, R85, R89, G07, G28
Carrot: YR04, YR07, W5, G07, G28
Tomato: R35, R27, R29, G07, G28
Tools: W0,W1,W2,W3,W4, E25, E29
I added shimmer with Wink of Stella

Thanks for peeking!!!