Thursday, November 13, 2014

Rudolf Ornament


Hi everyone!  Today I've another holiday card to share.  The image used on this card is the Rudolf Ornament digital stamp by Bugaboo Stamps.  I love the whole collection of rudolf stamps but this one just might be my favorite!


I distressed the edges of the patterned paper and added lots of stitching.  To embellish the card I added some red satin ribbon and pieces of berry and branch.

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Thursday, November 6, 2014

A Lap Full Of Kittens


Hi everyone! Today I'm sharing a card I made just for fun. I love any image that has kittens and this one is super cute because it has a whole litter of kittens! My two kittens, aka the girls, celebrated their 2nd birthday last month. They are growing so fast. They weighed in this week at 12 pounds.


The adorable image used on this card is A Lap Full Of Kittens digital stamp by A Day For Daisies.

Here are the copic markers I used to color the image:
 
Skin: E00
Hair: E42, E44, E47
Dress: R14, R24, R29
Kittens: C1, C3, C5, C7
Yarn: B91, B95, B99
Ground: E40, E41, E42

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Sunday, November 2, 2014

Winter Fairy


Hi my crafty friends!  Today I'm sharing my first holiday card of the season.  I haven't begun my holiday shopping though, it's a little too early for that yet!  The patterned papers are London Town Green, Florentine Ribbons and Swirling Snowflakes from the Kelly Panacci Collection by Sandylion.  The image used on this card is the Winter Fairy rubber stamp by Wee Stamps for Whimsy Stamps.


I'm really excited to apply for the Whimsy Stamps Design Team Call.  I love the variety of stamps and dies offered by the many talented artists for Whimsy Stamps. I've been following several of the design team over the years and am always inspired by their creations.  I've been coloring and creating cards for years and enjoy all the creative inspiration of being part of a fabulous design team. I'm honored to showcase Whimsy Stamps and thank you for the inspiration!


The copic markers used to color the image are:

Skin: E000, E01, E11
Hair and Boots: E31, E33, E35, E37
Pants, Gloves, Branch and Leaves: BG90, BG93, BG96
Berries: R14, R29
Jacket, Hairband, Wing: R000, R81, R56, R59, R89
Wing and Ground: C0, C2, C4
Bird: E70, E74, E77
Birds Beak: YR24
Wand: Y11, Y18
Background: BG0000, BG000

I added white liquid applique to the ear muff, jacket and boots then heated it to set.  The glimmer on the wings is Star Dust Stickles.

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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Happy Halloween


Hi all!  I've the last of my Halloween cards to share today!  I made multiples of one of them so all in all I'm sending out six Halloween cards to the family this year. 

The sentiment, moon and haunted house are from the Spooky Silhouettes rubber stamp set by Gina K Designs.


I'm entering this card in the Fussy and Fancy use orange and black challenge as well as the Kitty Bee Designs use punches and/or dies challenge.

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Halloween Silhouette


Hi my crafty friends!  Today I have a quick and easy Halloween card to share with you.  I love this time of year, the weather is cooler and the fall colors are gorgeous!  Yesterday my hubby and I went to Carlson's Orchard for lunch.  We topped our meal off with a slice of fresh baked apple pie!


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Friday, September 19, 2014

Trick Or Treat, MFTWSC194


Hi everyone!  The weather is cooling off and the leaves are starting to turn colors which has me in the mood for fall cards. 


The layout on today's card was inspired by My Favorite Things weekly sketch challenge 194 (MFTWSC194). 


The patterned papers are from the Basic Grey, Eerie Collection.  The witch and sentiment stamps are from the Spooky Silhouettes rubber stamps set by Gina K Designs.

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Gathering Summer


Hi everyone!  I'm back with another card using the Gathering Summer digital stamp by A Day For Daisies.  The weather is cooler here today and reminds me that fall is just around the corner.  I've been working on my 2015 calendar but with a new twist.  Will be sharing calendar pics soon.


Here are the copic markers used to color this image:
 
Skin: E000, E000, E00, E01
Dress and Hat: R000, R14, R24, R29
Flowers, Hair and Shadow: Y0000, Y21, Y26, YR27
Background: BG0000

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Birthday Wishes


Hi everyone! I inked up this cute hedgehog image because I wanted to try out some new color combinations and practice coloring with more contrast on my images.  The patterned papers are from my stash.  I added some stitching and pretty ribbon to bring out the colors in the flower.


Here are the copic markers used to color this image:
 
Hedgehog: T1, T3, T5, T7
Stem: G21, G94, G99
Flower: RV63, RV66, RV69
Ground: E40, E41, E43
Sky: B0000, B000, B00

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Peggy Sue Hatter


Hi everyone!  This fortnight Little Miss Muffet Stamps is challenging us to use the colors blue and green.  On my creation I used the adorable Peggy Sue Hatter digital stamp.  Sadly this is my last challenge with the team and I want to thank the ladies at Little Miss Muffet Stamps for having me as a guest designer this month. 


Here are the copic markers I used to color the image:
 
Hat: T0, T2, T4, T6
Ribbon: B91, B93, B95, B97, B99
Hair & Shoes: E31, E34, E37
Skin: E000, E00, E11
Dress: BG90, BG93, BG96, BG99

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Sunflower Patch


Hi everyone!  Today I'm sharing my card for this week's inspiration post on the LMMS Facebook Page.  The image used on my project is the Sunflower Patch digital stamp by Little Miss Muffet Stamps.


Here are the copic markers I used to color the image:

Stems: YG61, YG63, YG67
Flower Center: E71, E74, E77, E79 and white pen
Flower Petals: Y13, Y17, Y19, E08


This is a look at the inside of the card. I usually finish the inside with matching patterned paper from the front of the card and add a 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 piece of colored cardstock layered with a slightly smaller piece of white cardstock to include a personal message.

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Adela and Dida


Hi everyone!  Today I'm sharing my card for the Anything Goes Challenge at Little Miss Muffet Stamps.  The adorable fairy and dog are Adela and Dida.


Here are the copic markers I used to color this image:
 
Hair and Dog: E42, E43, E44, E47, E49
Skin: E000, E00, E21, E11
Dress and Flowers: B0000, B000, B02, B04
Leaves and Grass: YG01, YG03, YG13, YG17
Wings: C0, C1, C2
 
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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Larry's Friends


Hi everyone!  I'm excited to be a guest designer this month for Little Miss Muffet Stamps.  This week the talented ladies are sharing inspirational creations on the LMMS Facebook Page.  The cute image used on this project is the Larry's Friend digital stamp by Little Miss Muffet Stamps.


Here are the copic markers I used to color this image:
 
Tree: E40, E41, E43, E44, E47
Flowers: R00, R32, R35
Kitten: T0, T2, T3, T4, T6
Bird: Y11, Y13, Y18
Grass: G40, G43, G46
Sky: BG0000, BG000, BG01

I'm also entering this card in the following challenges:
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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Flowers In Basket


Hi everyone!  On Thursday I shared the first card I ever blogged on facebook and challenged myself to make a modern version or to CASE my own card.  Here is what I came up with... I couldn't resist adding all my personal touches!  Here is a link to the original card.


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Monday, July 14, 2014

Miss You!


Hi everyone!  As soon as I saw this week's sketch challenge over at the Stars and Stamps blog I knew I wanted to play along. 


I just finished a 5x7 mini album of my niece's graduation and used some of the scraps to create this card.


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Monday, May 26, 2014

Distressed Lilies


Hi everyone!  This card was a long time in the making.  I was off part of the day today for memorial day and was finally able to assemble the card and put some finishing touches on it.


Here are the copic markers I used to color the image:
Flower: R000, R56, R59
Stems: BG93, BG96, BG99

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Sunday, May 18, 2014

OWH Miss You Cards


Hi everyone! Today I'm making masculine miss you cards for Operation Write Home. I was inspired by this weeks Stars & Stamps Midweek Throwdown challenge to make miss you cards.   


Here are the copic markers I used to color the image:
Boat: E53, E55
Sails & Water: C1, C3, C5


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