Saturday, April 30, 2011

Happy Mother’s Day

Today I wanted to show you a card I made for Mother’s Day.
I’m entering this card in the following challenges:
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I used Tilda with Butterfly Dress for my image. She is from the Butterfly Dreams collection. I love this new collection,wish I had them all but I think I say that about every collection …. lol!!
I used several roses for this card, a MS punch, crocheted lace, McGill pine punch, ribbon, a butterfly punch, Spellbinders Lattice Rectangle dies, my Scor-pal and Ranger Stickles Frosted Lace.
Those that follow my blog know that I design for Stamping Scrapping and use tons of Cindy’s products. Well, today she has a wonderful Spellbinders Deal of the Day that you really want to check out, just click the link on my left sidebar and it will take you directly there! This is one you don’t want to miss.
I colored Tilda with the following Copics:
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  • Skin – E13, E11, E00, E000, R22, R20
  • Hair & Shoes – N8, N6, N4
  • Dress – B04, B02, B000
  • Flowers – YG45, YG41, RV34, RV32
  • Ground – E87, E55, YG45
Here is a picture of the roses in the corner.
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The bottom flap of the easel card uses SSD What a Swirl stamp set and the sentiment is from the SSD Label Accents set.
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Thanks for stopping by and visiting!

Friday, April 29, 2011

Happy Friday!

Yes, it is. The sun is shining and I do not have to work today so it is definitely pleasing.

My day has started out great. We have owls in our area and one in particular I have been seeing a lot but he/she has been pretty camera shy. Well, this morning it decided to drop by, literally. I was sitting in my chair by the sliding glass door and see something drop. I look out and the owl is on the ground looking around. It then flies up into the tree. I get my camera quietly and sneak back into the living room and it is still there.

I wanted to share this beautiful bird with you, truly amazing!

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I just love living in the country!

Enjoy your day!

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Woodware USA meets Stamping Scrapping Designs

Welcome to our hop! Join both teams as you hop back and forth between designers showcasing stamps from both companies.

Be sure to leave a comment on each blog for a chance to win a prize.

Woodware USA will choose a winner from comments left on their design team blogs and Stamping Scrapping will pick a winner from comments left on their design team blogs.

The hop starts at the StampingScrapping DT blog 12:01AM Thursday April 28th and will end on the Woodware USA blog.

You will have until 11:59 PM Sunday May 1st to leave your comment. Winner will be announced via email on Tuesday, May 3rd.

Here is my card.

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Pretty wild huh? Been a little hooked on orange and blue lately but they go so well together!

I used Fun Flowers by Woodware for my main item and also on the dotted paper. They all come in the set and they are adorable! For my sentiment I used SSD Frou Frou Tag Dies and Hello from the SSD Beaded Circles Stamps. I stamped all with Memento Tuxedo Black and then colored them using Copics.

I stamped several of the large flowers and then layered them on top of each other. For my sparkle I used Ranger Stickles.

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Now, to hop on …..

Don’t forget to leave a comment on each blog for a chance to win great prizes!!

Anything Goes at SSCC

Hello Friends!
Today it is my turn, Stephanie, to show you my creation for Stamping Scrapping Challenge Central.
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My image uses Edwin wants a hug. I took some twine to use for a rope and then cut the Happy Birthday on my Cricut using the Mickey Mouse font cartridge. I colored Edwin with Copics and added some buttons. Have you seen all of the buttons that Stamping Scrapping carries? Wonderful, large selection, be sure to check it out.
Here is a close up of Edwin.
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And the inside of the card
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Anything goes so come on and play with us this challenge, we would love to see what you create and there is only one small requirement …. just link to a product that can be purchased at Stamping Scrapping.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Wish you were here

Today I would like to show you a card I made.

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Isn’t she a cutie? Here is a close up of her.

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I used the following Copics:

  • Skin – E13, E11, E00, E000, R20
  • Dress – RV99, RV95, RV93, RV91
  • Shoes and hair – N8, N6, N4
  • Bench – W4, W2, W0

For my tag I used two flowers, cut the edges off one side of a Spellbinders tag and used a JustRite sentiment. I added a box to the top. I inked it with Tim Holtz Victorian Velvet Distress Ink.

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Here is the inside:

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I’m entering this in the following challenges:

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Enjoy the Ride

Here is a card I made for a birthday of a co-worker. I was looking for a motorcycle to color and found this cute Mario so I chose him.

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Isn’t he cute? I used Core’dinations cardstock for my base, matting and tire tracks. I made the tire tracks using Tim Holtz Texture Fade Dot Matrix. My sentiment is from the Cricut Graphically Speaking cartridge.

Here is a close up of Mario colored with Copics.

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I’m entering this in the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by and visiting!

Check this out!

You are not going to believe the deal of the day over at Stamping Scrapping!!

A set of Dahlia and Blossom Spellbinders dies for $19.99!! Just click the deal of the day icon on my left sidebar and it will take you directly there.

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Hurry before they are all gone!!

Stripes and Bling with House of Gilli

Today I would like to show you my creation for the challenge at the House of Gilli.
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Here is a list of supplies:
Here are a few more pics.
The bling ….
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The tag …..
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The roses and garland ….
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A close up of Gilli …..
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And the inside of the card.
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As always, thanks for stopping by and visiting!

Friday, April 22, 2011

April Showers bring May Flowers at SSCC

Over at Stamping Scrapping Challenge Central our challenge is to use water/rain in your creation so here is what I chose to use.IMG_1835 (Small)
List of supplies:
Thanks for stopping by and visiting and hope to see you over at our challenge with your water/rain creation.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Magnolia Stamp Lovers Easter challenge

Today I would like to show you my creation for the challenge at MSL. Our theme this time is Easter.

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Here is a list of supplies:

Here is a close up of Tilda

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Of the Lily

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And the butterfly

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Sorry for such a short post, I hope to soon be back to my ‘wordy’ self Smile

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful Easter holiday!

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Ribbons and Pearls, Oh My!

Over at the House of Gilli our challenge is to use Ribbons and Pearls on our creation.

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For my image I used Florist Gilli.  Isn’t she a cutie and a perfect fit for all the wonderful flowers on this card? 

I used the new Spellbinders Heart Circles for the background behind Gilli and also for the inside of the card. I cut them out using my Grand Calibur. I also colored Gilli with Copics and made my bow with the bow easy, a wonderful tool that everyone should have!

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Here is a pic of the inside, finished using the same process as the front and I used JustRite Birthday Card Kit for the sentiment and stamped border.

We are so glad you stopped by today and would love to see what you create using ribbon and pearls!

Friday, April 8, 2011

Ribbon challenge at Magnolia Stamp Lovers

Hi, Friends,

Over at Magnolia Stamp Lovers our challenge is to use ribbon.

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OK, so I don’t have ribbon everywhere but the bow sets it off, don’t you think?

I had fun making this one. Lots of sticking, flowers, JustRite stamps …. what a blast!! My image is from the wonderful new Butterfly Dreams collection.  This cutie is Tilda with Hawaiian Flower.

So sorry for such a short post but working several long hours at work and had to throw this one together. I do appreciate you stopping by and visiting!!

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Another Birthday

Today is my birthday …. 46 years young although some days I don’t feel so young …. lol!

Even though it is my day I have several April birthdays in my family so today I am going to show you a card I made for my grandson. His name is A.J. and his birthday is the 13th.

I am entering this card in the following challenges:

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For my image I used Edwin with package. My papers are DCWV. I used Spellbinders Fleur De Lis rectangles and then sanded the edges using my sanding block. The image is stamped on Cryogen and inked using Memento Tuxedo Black. I cut the image out using Spellbinders Small Labels.  I added four flower shaped buttons to each corner.

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Here is a close up of Edwin.

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I used the following copics:

  • Skin – E13, E11, E00, E000, R12
  • Clothes – E53, E51, E50, N8, N6, N4, N2
  • Hair – E25, E24, E23
  • Package – E25, E23, E50, R59
  • Dots – N8, N6, N4, E53, E51

I used my scor-pal to score my card. I used a 12 x 6 piece of cardstock and then scored at 3 and 9. I attached my image at the half way point so that it was centered on the opening. I then adhered it using 1/2” scor-tape.

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Here is the inside.

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Since my grandson does not live close I made a gift card holder. Went shopping last night and this was at the top of my list and of course I forgot it but I still have a few days …. lol!

For my sentiment I used SSD Fancy Accents for the border around the Happy Birthday and the HB is from SSD Label Accents. I then used Spellbinders Fancy Tags.

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Thanks for stopping by and visiting!

Saturday, April 2, 2011

JustRite Friday Challenge 052

Today I found some time to play and also found the JustRite Challenge Blog. I didn’t know they had one but I haven’t had much time lately so that might explain it.
Anyhoo, I have gotten some wonderful supplies and have been dying to use them. The color inspiration at JustRite fit in perfectly for some of my new toys. I have quite a few pics so kick back and enjoy!
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This adorable cutie is called Ava with Present and she is by Wild rose Studio. I bought this stack of papers called Romantique by Graphic 45 and wish I had bought more because I just love these colors and the stack is awesome. My gosh, their new line is just great!!
I sewed all of the edges, roughed it up using my Zutter Distrezz It All and inked the edges using Tim Holtz Forest Moss Distress ink. I also sanded the solid colors using my sanding block.
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The butterfly punch is by McGill and can be special ordered at Stamping Scrapping. I also inked these after punching.
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My sentiment is by JustRite and is from the Birthday Card Kit. It is great, tons of sentiments and tons of different outside borders in this kit. I decided instead of doing a border I would stamp in and then cut it using SSD Anglaise Lace Circle Dies. I then mounted it on one of the SSD Frou Frou Tag Dies. I added a couple of pearls.
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The pearl strings that I have used were a gift from a secret sister swap and I just love them. They were perfect for the Graphic 45 paper.
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I colored Ava using the following Copics:
  • Skin – E13, E11, E00, E000, R12
  • Dress – YR02, YR00, YR0000, BG11, BG10
  • Shoes and hair – N8, N6, N4, N2
  • Wings – Ranger Stickles – Crystal
I got a little crazy with this card but I so love the way it turned out. I have been trying to be a little more creative, and venture outside of my comfort zone, and I think it is working out OK.
Now, for the inside.
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I added a couple more butterflies and the rest of my pearl strings.
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On the other side I used the large Anglaise Lace Circle die and a JustRite stamp from the Wedding Sentiments set. I thought this was a very nice sentiment for a birthday also. I added a box using my bow easy.
With my card being so thick I needed a box envelope so I scored one up using the new Scor-pal. All of the new lines are just awesome!
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The front of the envelope looked a little empty so I decided to decorate that too. I used Spellbinders Labels 18, the largest and the next size under. I stamped using another sentiment from the JustRite Wedding set and the flower stamp is from the SSD Lacey Circles stamps.
OK, so with all of that being said here is a pic of both the envelope box and the card.
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As always, thanks for stopping by and visiting!

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