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.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Lupita–Summer Of Dreams!

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Another gorgeous digital from Lacy Sunshine Stamps!  She is Lupita – Summer of Dreams!  I colored her with Copics and cut her out and popped her on designer paper and cardstock using the round and scalloped dies by Spellbinders.  The sentiment is a Kraftin Kimmie stamp.  The designer paper is from the Country Boutique paper pad by Fancy Pants.  I used the same paper to make the rolled roses using a Die-namics die.  The border punch is by MS.  The card layout is from the sketch on Papertake Weekly.  Then some pearls and ribbon to finish it off.

Challenges:

Papertake Weekly – Sketch #92.

Crafty Sentiments – Anything Goes.

Lacy Sunshine Challenge – #38 Flowers.

Simon Says Stamp – Anything Goes.

Addicted To Stamps#106 Anything Goes.

Milk Coffee Challenge2 Or More Die Cuts.

4 Crafty Chicks – Anything Goes.

Aud Sentiments – #112 Thinking Of You.

The Paper Shelter – Anything Goes.

Through The Craft Room DoorAlways Anything Goes.

Chocolate, Coffee and Cards#70 Polka Dots.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Twinkle Toes!

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The challenge at All Dressed Up is a sketch and she very generously offered up this free digi so you could participate in the challenges.  I think she is so sweet and would be a beautiful birthday card for any little girl!  I colored her with Copics and added Stickles stardust on her tutu.  The sentiment is from Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps and the flowers are by Prima.  The doily is a die cut by Cheery Lynn Dies.  I believe the designer paper used on the panels are from the Beloved Collection paper pad by Fancy Pants.

Challenges:

All Dressed Up Challenge – Sketch #18.

My Craft Creations – Anything Goes.

Clear It Out Challenge – Yellow.

Die Cuttin' Diva's – #176 Anything Goes.

Fan-tastic Tuesday – #46 Anything Goes.

Inky Chicks – #34 Happy Birthday!

Shopping Our Stash – #162 Triple Threat. (pearls, flowers, die cut doily)

Through The Craft Room Door – Always Anything Goes.

Penny's Paper Crafty – #188 Anything Goes.

Diva's By Design – Anything Goes.

Inky Impressions – #170 Anything Goes.

Simon Says Stamps – Anything Goes.

Going Grey With Scrap Creations  - Birthday.

Monday, July 28, 2014

“Naughty” Clarabelle!

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The challenge this week on the Kraftin’ Kimmie blog is Christmas In July!  Since I was too lazy to dig out my holiday stamps I decided to use Clarabelle and make a ‘naughty or nice’ card!  The stamp and sentiment are both from Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps.  I love this rubber stamp and it can be used for any occasion. I colored the image with Copics and added some Stickles Stardust to her wings.  I used one of my very favorite color combo’s of pink and turquoise.  The designer paper is from the Winter land paper pad by Fancy Pants. The snowflake is a Doohickey die and the wreath and square are also dies.  The enamel dots are by Now and Then. 

Challenges:

The House That Stamps Built – Sketch J2314.

Lexi's Creations – #121 Christmas In July.

Dream Valley Challenges – #187 Favorite Color Combo.

Christmas Card Challenge – #35 Anything Goes.

The Corrosive Challenge – #203 Christmas In July.

A Little Bit Crafty – It’s Magic.

Crafting At The Weekend – #4 Anything Goes.

Hiding In My Craft Room – #159 Christmas In July.

Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps – #240 Christmas In July.

My Sheri Crafts – #138 Christmas In July.

Jelly Park Friday Challenges – Christmas In July.

613 Avenue Create#82 Anything Goes with Sentiment.

Sunflower Sprite

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The challenge over at the Aurora Wings blog is called ‘Sprite Delight’, and I used this adorable freebie called Sunflower Sprite.  I big Thank You for this digital image!  I decided to go whimsical and color her blue instead of the usual yellow of a sunflower.  I love the bold brightness of the blue and green!  I colored the image with Copics.  The designer paper’s are from Michaels.  Flowers are by Prima and the sentiment is from Simon Says Stamps.  Have a great week and thanks for stopping by!

Challenges:

Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 Challenge – Sketch #222.

Party Time Tuesday – #182 Anything Goes.

Crafty Creations – #268 Just For Fun.

Chocolate, Coffee and Cards – #70 Polka Dots.

A Gem Of A Challenge – #124 Spots and Stripes.

Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge – #39 Anything Goes.

Come And Get It Challenge – Friendship.

Crafting From The Heart – #29 Anything Goes.

Craft Your Passion – #224 Flower Power.

Through The Purple Haze – #52 Anything Goes/Option Flower.

Aurora Wings Challenge#5 Sprite Delight.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Festival Lily!

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“Festival Lily” was a free digi from All Dressed Up stamps on the Kit and Clowder Facebook page.  This is another coloring challenge.  What an adorable image and it was loads of fun to color!

The image is colored with Copics and I used a Wink of Stella clear glitter pen on parts of the dress and butterflies.  I also added the dots on her braid with a white gel pen.  The butter fly is a MS punch, the tag die and sentiment are from Simon Says Stamps.  I used the Diamond Trellis embossing folder by Couture Creations on the pink panel.  Pearls, ribbon and lace are from Crafts.

I have a picture of the card with the tag pulled out and showing the sentiment.

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A perfect sentiment for this sweet image!  Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day!

Challenges:

Sketch Saturday – Sketch #320.

Sweet Stampin' – Take Flight.

4 Krafty Girlz#23 Anything Goes.

Alphabet Challenge – L is for Lace.

The Sisterhood Of Crafters – Die Cuts and/or Punches.

Simon Says Stamps – Emboss It.

Try It On Tuesday – Things With Wings.

The Crazy Challenge#176 Die Cuts and Punches.

The Crafter's Café#173 Anything Goes.

Sister Act Card Challenge – #167 Anything Goes.

Crafty Catz – #241 Anything Goes.

Fan-Tastic Tuesday#45 Anything Goes.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Happy Trails!

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This is the last rubber stamp from the Happy Camper set from Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps.  I colored the image with Copics and layered her on cardstock from Simon Says Stamps.  The sentiment is part of the rubber stamp set.  The flower is a wooden veneer from Freckled Fawn and the enamel dots are by Now and Then.   

Challenges;

Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps – Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes.

Creative Moments – #47 Anything Goes plus 1 Flower.

Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 – Sketch.

Crafter's Café – #72 Birthday.

Glitter and Sparkle – #94 Happy Birthday.

That Craft Place – Anything Goes.

Crafting From The Heart – #28 Anything Goes.

Crafty Boots – Summer Holidays.

The Pink Elephant – #260 Summertime.

Use Your Stuff – #145 Layers.

Crafty Sentiment Design – Hand Colored Image.

Loves Rubber Stamps – #113 Summer Fun.

Through The Craft Room Door – Anything Goes.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Love You S’More!

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This is another stamp from the “Happy Campers” rubber stamp set from Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps and I love them!!  I have avid campers in my family and these are perfect for them!  The layout for the card  is a sketch from Deconstructed Sketch and it’s perfect for this card.  The image is colored with Copics and layered on cardstock.  The button is from Doodlebug and the leaf branch behind it is a punch by Martha Steward.  The designer paper is from the ‘Be Different Collection’ by Fancy Pants.  The wood veneer shapes are from Freckled Fawn.  The sentiment is also part of the Happy Campers stamp set.

Challenges:

Deconstructed Sketch – #160.

Simon Says Stamp – Spots and Dots.

Ruby's Rainbow – #83 Summer Treats.

Delightful Challenges – Buttons.

Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps – Anything Goes.

613 Avenue Create – #81 Anything Goes/With Option Party Time.

Pile It On Challenge – #29 Anything Goes.

Natalie and Amy – Summertime.

Crafty Little Fairies Challenge – Summer Fun.

Whimsy Challenges – Summertime.

Creative Fingers – #43 Anything Goes.

Crafting Musketeers – #15 Summertime.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Happy Campers!

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This is one of a set of Happy Campers rubber stamps from Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps.  The artist is Cheryl Alger. I love the little tent with the window and flowers.  My idea of camping…lol!  The set comes with multiple sentiments.  The flowers are a die from Die-namics and the tree is a die by Memory Box.  The center of the flowers are enamel dots by Now and Then.  I believe the designer paper is from the Sugar Coated paper pad by Doodlebug.  Have a wonderful weekend and thanks for stopping by!

Challenges:

Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps – Sketch Time #238.

Little Red Wagon – #246 I Need A Vacation.

4 Crafty Chicks – #203 The Great Outdoors.

Tuesday Throwdown – #204 Take Us On Vacation.

The Crazy Challenge – #175 My Summer Vacation.

Come And Get It Challenge – Colors Of Summer.

Fairytale Stampers – #41 Summer.

Crafty Calendar Challenge – Summertime Fun.

Aurora Wings Mistletoe Fairy

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If you haven’t had the chance to create using Aurora Wings digital images may I suggest you check them out!  She does amazing stamps and it gives you a chance to color way out of your comfort zone….at least for me it did!  There is a Christmas In July challenge on Aurora Wings Facebook page and I chose to use “Mistletoe Fairy”.  I think she is lovely and I love her ‘hair’.  I colored this image with Copics and then used liquid pearls on the hair.  I also added a red pearl for her necklace.  I used Pink Paislee’s ‘City Sidewalks’ 8x8 Patterned Paper for the background.  Isn’t it gorgeous!  The border punch is by E.K. Success.  The sentiment is part of the Simon Says Stamp ‘Merry Everything’ clear stamps.  A little embossing with a Cuttlebug folder for the green panel, some pearls and punched ferns and then a nice bow to complete the card.  Thanks for dropping by!

Challenges:

Tuesday Morning Sketches – Sketch #258.

The Paper Shelter – #167 Holiday Time.

Penny's Paper Crafty – #186 Anything Goes.

Christmas Stampin All Year Long – #19 Anything Goes Recipe.

Creative Corner Challenge – Love Of Ribbon.

Fairy Tale Challenge – #96 Use A Digi Stamp.

Fussy And Fancy Challenge – #118 It’s All About Girls.

Jelly Park Challenges – Christmas In July.

Sister Act Card Challenge – #66 Anything Goes.

Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge – #37 Anything Goes.

Digi Make Over Challenge – #149 Girly Girl.