Thursday, March 31, 2011

Throwback Thursday Challenge

Okay this is a late post.  I was so busy cleaning and organizing my craft area, which is half or should I say 1/4 of my kitchen :} Oh and of course cleaning the house, LOL!

This weeks challenge is Cricut-less/Sketch Challenge:

Here is my card:
This is really so Twilight Lovers or Vampire Diaries, I love them both actually any Vampire movie :}

Size 4.25 x 5.5
Base Cardstock is White Recollection
DP is from DCWV Immortal Stack
DCWV Glitter Stack (silver)
DCWV Immortal Mat Stack (Blue)
Image is from The Greeting Farm Digital (Dressy Edward & Dressy Joyce) I used my PSE to put them together.
Colored with Copics E17, E37, E47, E00, E000 (hair & skin) 100, C10, C9, C8, B000, B00, B02, B28 and R85 (for their clothes)
I used Sakura Jelly Roll Clear Star for Joyce's eye glitter and some chalk on her cheek.
The ribbon is from Cropstop that I got with my order.

and of course I had to use the most perfect stamp that goes with this card. Emma's My One & Only stamp which you can find HERE.

I hope you guys like my card.

Monday, March 28, 2011

iCopic Lover:Challenge # 23

Use ONLY Black and White to color in your image with one accent color of your choice. I want to see your best black and white coloring!

Here is my Cards, I really can't decide which card to put so enjoy both of them.  I don't even know if you will notice the color difference.  This is my first time every doing a Black and White challenge.  Challenging indeed, I do believe I need more practice :}

Both Card size is 4.25 x 5.5
The Stamp is from The Greeting Farm called Cheeky Beach.
The Sentiment is from Emma's My Creative Time for me "Turn that Frown Upside Down" 
The flower is from Prima I added pearls on the flower and that is from Michaels.
The ribbon on the bottom card is from CropStop I got for free when I got my order.
The Punch is from Stampin Up.
 Copic Colors used: W00, W1, W3, BG15, B05, 100, C7 and C9
Copic Colors used: C0, C1, C3, C5, C7, C9, C10, 100 and R85

I also used my White Signo pen on both of them to highlight her hair, flower and ball.

Thank you for looking.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Sparkle Creations Rubber Stamps Challenge #35

This weeks challenge is a photo inspiration challenge! Challenge is open to all players but you must use a Sparkle Creation Rubber Stamp.

Here is my project:

Card size is 4.25 x 5.5
Base Cardstock is Bazzill -Limeade
The DP is DCWV Nana's Kids
Stamped Sentiment is from Emma's Creative Time for Me "Wow! So Many Candles" which can be found HERE.
Stamped Image is Sparkles Birthday Josh and that can be found HERE.  I colored Birthday Josh with my copics (YG11, BG10, E35, BG05, YG17, YR02, YG03, BG07, E000, YG13, YR07, YR04, E34, 300, R81) 

Thanks for looking.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Scrapmasters Paradise Design Team Call

So I was browsing thru my favorite blogs that I follow and found out that the Scrapmaster's Paradise is holding a Design Team Call.

Here is my the card that I made for the Call.

Card Size 4.25 x 5.5
Image is Harlow and Sentiment is from The Greeting Farm Creeper Crew Collection 1 that will be out on sale April 1.  To see the whole collections please look at my previous post HERE

Cardstock used is Recollection

Blue Cardstock is Bazzill which I embossed using my Cuttlebug Folder - Stars and then I used my white ink to bring out the stars.

DP behind the image is from DCWV Nana's Nursery Baby Boy.  I also chalked the edges of my sentiment.

Here are the copics I used to color Harlow: E37, E00, E19, E02, B28, B26, B00, B02, R37, R85, R39, BG07, YG11, YG13 and C8.  For her cheeks I used some chalking.

Come and check out the Scrapmaster's Paradise store HERE, they not only sell stamps but a whole lot of other things from paper to ribbon, etc, which is my favorite it's what I call a one stop shop.
My other favorite thing about Scrapmaster's Paradise is that they have a monthly subscription that they do from Collection Kit to Stamping Kit.  You can sign up for their Newsletter HERE.

Also, please check out the Scrapmaster's Paradise Blog to see some amazing projects from Samantha and her Design Team showcasing her stamps.  Also don't forget to sign up on their gallery to check out other projects for inspiration.

Thank you for looking.

iCopic Lover:Challenge # 22

Edit:  I won this challenge by  I am so happy I got some new Copic Markers.

Here is the Color Combo:

Here is my Card:

Card Size 4.25 x 5.5
Meet Jack & Jill from the Creeper Crew Collection 1.  They will be sold at The Greeting Farm on April 1.  The sentiment is also from this collection.  If you would like to see the whole collection please go to my previous post HERE.

Cardstock is from Recollection except for the Limeade one it is from Bazzill, which I embossed with my cuttlebug using the Spots & Dots folder.

I used my Nestabilities Labels 1  for my sentiment, the dp I used for this one is DCWV Nana's Nursery Baby Boy.

The flower is from Prima, white ribbon is from Michaels and the Gem is from 3 Birds.

Both images were colored with my copic markers.  
For Jack I  used E30, E33, E27, E35, E000, E00, YG11, YG13, B26, B18, B37, G07, G19
For Jill I used E00, E000, B00, B02, B05, YG11, YG13, YG17 then I chalked Jills's cheeks.

The glitter accents you see on Jack n Jill are from Sakura Gelly Roll Clear Star and a bit of Blue Star pen.

Doesn't it really look like Jill pushed Jack on the hill :}:}

Thanks for looking.

Friday, March 25, 2011

CropStop Challenge # 12 It's all About Lace

 This week we are challenge you to use lace in your projects.  It can be real lace, or paper lace, so check out your trims and laces or your punches and papers, you choose.

Here is my Card:

Card Size 4.25 x 5.5
Stamp and Image I used is from The Greeting Farm Creeper Crew Collection 1 that is set to come out on April 1 to see the whole collection see my previous post HERE.

Her name is Sasha isn't she lookin Fierce, I colored her with my Copics E51, E55, E53, E30, E33, E00, E000, E02, Y02, RV11, RV13, RV06

The DP is K & Co Sweet Nectar.  I also used my Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Folder to mat my image.

The paper lace you see is the Martha Stewart Punch Deep Edge Doily Lace Trip.

The flower is from Prima and the gem is from 3Birds.

Thank you for looking.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Thank you Momo

This is my 2nd post of the day.  Please scroll down to check out my Make it Monday project for Papertrey Ink.

I just want to say thank you to Momo from Made by Momo  for this awesome idea and thank you for taking the time to check out my blog.  

Momo is having a linking blog party for blogs that have less than 200 followers, please check out her Blog for a chance to visit other blogs.  

I hope you enjoy my blog.  Please leave a comment and also would love it, if you become a follower.

Make it Monday # 7 Adding Color to Non Neutral Cardstock

Create a project utilizing your take on the challenge.  Your project must use at least one Papertrey product of some kind and add color with markers or colored pencils to non-neutral colored cardstock.  Go HERE to join in the fun, check out the Make it Monday Video or just to look for inspirations.

Card size  4.25 x 5.5
I used Bitty Baby Blessings for the Stamped Image and Sentiment
The Paper I used is PTI Blueberry Sky
I cut each onesie out and colored them with my copics (BG07, BG05, BG10, B000, G14,G16)
I then stamped and embossed the small images in the onesie.  I also embossed the sentiment.

Thank you for looking.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Fantabulous Cricut: Challenge Me Monday #52

This is my second post of the day.  Please scroll down to see my other project.  Thanks.

Monday was Robin's Birthday over at Fantabulous Cricut,  It's also the Blogs 1st Birthday.

I hope you had a wonderful Birthday Robin.

Challenge #52 Happy Birthday
Create a birthday card or project

Here is my Card:

Card Size 4.25 x 5.5
I used my Gypsy Smiley Card Cartridge for the Cupcake that was free for download a couple of months ago.  This Cartridge is not for sale anywhere at all.  I used the hide contour feature at the bottom of the cupcake because I wanted to use PKS stamp instead.

The PKS Stamp I used is from Once Upon a Princess.
The Ribbon is from Michaels
The Twine is Pink Sorbet from the Twinery
Of Course my Stamped sentiment is from Emma - My Creative Time  which can be found HERE.
The DP I used is from DCWV The Glitter Sweet Mat Stack.

Thank you for looking.

Throwback Thursday Challenge

This challenge is Here with Emma of My Creative Time.

*** Deadline for this challenge will be on Wed, March 30th!

***Use ANY OLDER CARTRIDGE OF YOUR CHOICE for this challenge & make sure your project has the color GREEN in it*** 
***Make a project of YOUR choice!

For this challenge I used Tinker Bell & Friends.  Now I do love this Cartridge and all the Disney Cartridge but they are so detailed that it seems like no matter how big my image is I always seem to mess it  up.  But I did try my best so here it is.

Card size 4.25 x 5.5
Cardstock is all by Recollection
I used Bazzill for her Wings, Dress and Hair.  I ended up coloring her eyes with my white signo pen and Sakura blue star.
I also added a bit of stickles on her hair and foot and chalk for her blush.
I ran the green cardstock on my cuttlebug Divine Swirls folder and punched the buttom with Stampin Up scallop punch.
The Ribbon is from Michaels.
Tinkerbell was cut at 5"

The Stamped sentiment is from Emma's Wow! So Many Candles. I absolutely love her stamps - they are made of very very good quality and you can find them HERE, she has some new releases that she released last night as well and you are going to love them.

Thanks for looking.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Happy Monday

I received a Stylish Blog Award from Carol of Inky Fingers isn't she sweet.  Please go visit her blog and become a follower.  She makes beautiful cards.  Thank you again Carol.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Sparkle Creations Rubber Stamps Challenge #34

Here is the card I made based on the inspiration challenge:

This is a 5 x 5 size card
Cardstock base is Bazzill
Cardstock for the matting is Recollection
Pattern strip is from K & Co Wild Raspberry
The stamped image is from Sparkle Creations Rubber Stamp called Cruisin Chloe which is colored with copics but on her cheeks I used chalked it looks more realistic to me.  
Sentiment is just typed in a word document
Bling is from 3 Birds
Here are the copics colors in no particular order: E00, E37, E19, E000, 100, C3, C5C B000, Y02, Y00, Y15, Y02, YG03, YG11, YR04.

This is also being entered on The Sweetest Things Blog - Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge #109

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Make it Monday # 6: Impression Plate Tricks #1

Your project must use at least one Papertrey product of some kind and partially emboss/deboss/impress an element.
Here is my card: 

A2 size card 4.25 x 5.5
I used PTI Woodgrain Impression Plates and the 2 score lines are from my Scor-Pal
Base cardstock is Bazzill
Stamped image and sentiment is PTI Asian Fusion
I colored it the flowers with my copics YG11, B02 and B000. I also used Sakura Gelly Roll in Green Star and Golden Star.
I then chalked the background image with Pebbles Pearlescent Chalking Set.

Thank you for looking.

Friday, March 18, 2011

CropStop Challenge # 11 Sketch Time

Here is the CropStop sketch challenge for this week.  I won Challenge #9, click HERE to see my project.  Thank you so much CropStop, I can't wait to shop.

Here is my project for this sketch, which I turned the other way.  I hope you guys like it.

A2 Card 4.25 x 5.5
The stamped sentiment is from Emma's My Creative Time Stamps called "Wow" So many candles which can be found here.  Love her stamps.
I used Sweet Pea Stamps ching chou kuik's Jeweled
I colored her in with my copics: YR68, YR18, Y00, Y02, Y11, Y17, E02, E35, E00, Spica Orange, Sakura, Green Star and Golden Star.   I also used some stickles in some places.  For the blush I used chalk, it worked out so much better.
I used my small square nesties to cut the image and emboss the sides.
The star jewel is from 3 birds.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Fantabulous Cricut: Challenge Me Monday #51

This weeks challenge is "Hip to be Square" Green and Gold.

5 x 5 card
Base for the card is Bazzill
Cardstocks used is Recollection
Embossed with Seeing Spots Cuttlebug Folder
Bling is from 3 Birds
Stamped faces is PKS Snow Cuties which has been embossed
The sentiment is just typed from my word document
I put some glue on the edges of my clover and added some Martha Stewart glitter on it.
The Shamrock was cut with my cricut using Designers Calendar Cartridge

My 7 year old already asked me if he can give this to his teacher.  He absolutely adores her.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Sweet Pea Stamps Spring Stamp Off

Hello Everyone, I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend.

Here is the card I created for the Sweet Pea Stamps Spring Stamp Off.  You can go Here to check it out, I would really appreciate your vote and Thank you in advance.  To shop at their store just go here they always have a sale and their images are amazing.

I used the stamp and sentiment from ching chou kuik's Dream of Dahlia.  I wish I can tell you what colors I used to color her, unfortunately my paper where I wrote it down got accidentally tossed out :{:{. The DP I used is  from the K & Co Wild Raspberry pack.

Edit:  I found the colors I used to color the image above:  E000, E00, E35, E33, E21, YR20, Y11, YR04, Y00, Y06, YG11, YG13 and Sakura gelly roll Green Star.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Peachy Keen Stamps: Sketch Challenge #47 Think Bling

Here is my card, 
It's a standard A2 card 4.25x 5.5
The base is chocolate brown  - Recollection
The white paper is embossed with my Cuttlebug Folder Divine Swirls and inked in Pink
The DP strip is from DCWV The Glitter SWEET Mat Stack, I used Stampin Up Scallop Punch on top.
Ribbon is from Michaels.
Bling is from Recollection
I used my nesties for the circle which I put quickie glue and dipped the edges on Martha Stewart Glitter, for the scallop circle I used Diamond Stickles on it.

My image is from Sweet Pea Stamps - ching-chou kuik's collection Blue Rose Tattoo, which is colored with Copics.  I also used Sakura Gelly Roll Clear Star and Rose Star.

Thanks for looking.  I appreciate the comments.

This is also being entered for  In A Sweet Pea Dream Challenge - anything Pink

Thursday, March 10, 2011

SCRS Challenge # 33 Sketch Challenge

This is my first time trying to sew in my sewing machine, I am very rusty as you can see, definitely need practice.

Standard A2 Card 4.25 x 5.5
Ribbon on card is from Michaels
Cardstock is Bazzill
DP is K & Co Wild Raspberry
Image is Charlotte with a Rose from Sparkle Creations which you can find HERE colored with my copics
Stamped Sentiment is from Creative Time For Me - Turn that Frown Upside Down which you can be find HERE.

This is also being submitted to:
Creative Sister Monday Challenge #3 Think Spring
CropStop Challenge #10 Spring is in the Air

Wednesday, March 9, 2011


This is my second post for today, please scroll down to take a look at my cards.  Thanks for looking and Thanks for all your comments.  I do love reading them ALL!  They Make my DAY! :}:}

Guess what came in the mail for me.....

Aren't they cute.  The Creepin Set won't be out for sale until April 1 for $48 but they had a 1 day 1 time only last March 1 for $40.    The other one is Cheeky Beach, isn't she a hottie.  You can find her Here: along with other Greeting Farm Stamps that are all so cute.

I have Emma's New Release Stamps that came in too. I can't say what my favorite is because honestly, they are all a must have if you ask me.  I love them and can't wait to use them now all I have to do is make time :} LOL!

You can find all her stamp line Here: I love her new packaging.

Cropstop Challenge #9: Sketch and a Twist

Here is my entry for the Cropstop Challenge:

A2 card 4.25 x 5.5"
Brown Cardstock from Recollection (Michaels)
Pink Cardstock from Recollection (Michaels) embossed using Cuttlebug Swiss Dots and inked the edges with Distress Ink Tea Dye
DP is from DCWV Glitter Sweet Mat Stack using Stampin Up Scallop Punch
I cut my image and mat with my Spellbinders Nestabilities Small Square
The stamped image I used is from Sparkle Creations Rubber Stamp called Cupcake Ruby.  I colored her with  my Copics and used some Sakura Stardust Pen and some Pearls.
The flower with the gem is punched using Marvy Uchida stackable daisy with some of my scrap paper.
Stamped sentiment "Happy Birthday" is from PTI Birthday Bits
Stamped sentiment 2U is Inkadinkado

Thank you for looking.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Fantabulous Cricut: Challenge #50 Tree Time

Here is my card for the Fantabulous Cricut Challenge, hope you guys like it.

Standard A2 Card 4.25 x 5.5"
The tree is cut at 9.5" using the Just Because Cartridge
DP is K & Co. Berry Sweet Paper
Green card stock for the tree is from Bazzill it already comes embossed.
I inked around the edges using Distress Ink Tea Dye
The stamped image is from The Greeting Farm using Miss Anya Hats Off
The stamped sentiment is from PTI - Asian Fusion

I colored my image using Copics:

Monday, March 7, 2011

Make it Monday #5: Distressing Edges

Here is my card for PTI's Make it Monday.

Standard A2 size Card
Base Card stock is Bazzill
DP is K & Company Wild Raspberry Pack
Stamped Image & Sentiment is PTI Everyday Button Bits
Distressed the edges with Ranger Tea Dye Distress ink
Twine & Button from my stash.

Thanks for looking.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

SCRS Challenge # 32 Punch It Challenge

Here is my entry for the Sparkle Creations Rubber Stamps.  Please excuse my photo it was taken with my iphone.  My laptop is still on repair :{:{  I don't have any editing capabilities in this computer.

Here is my entry:

I used Birthday Josh that can be found here along with her other cute stamps.
Stamped Sentiment and Die is PTI Just the Ticket - Distress Ink around the die is called Broken China
DP is Unknown (Sorry)
Punched I used is Stampin' Up Scallop Stamp
I also used my Nestabilities small scallop to cut my image
Of course colored with my copics:

Thanks for looking

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Let's Face it Friday: Sew Super Cute - Challenge #11

Sew Super Cute {use faux or real stitching}
Create a project (can be a card, scrapbook layout, altered item, etc.) with either real or faux stitching. 

 Please excuse my photograph, I used my iphone on this one.

A2 Card
I used my DCWV Rub-on for the stitching
The cupcake is cut from the Once Upon a Princess Cartridge at 3.5" I used Peachy Keen Once Upon A Princess Face Stamps.
I also ran the icing on my Cuttlebug using the Swiss Dots Folder and the put some stickles in it.
The Twine I got at my scrapbooking store.
Stamped Sentiment is MPS

Friday, March 4, 2011

Fantabulous Cricut: Challenge #49 Shaped Card

This challenge is to create a shaped card something other than a square or rectangle.  Here is my Card"

I used my gypsy to create this card.
This card will fit a 5 x 5 card
I used the Once Upon A Princess, stitched around the butterfly with my white signo pen.
I stamped the face of my butterfly with PKS Once Upon a Princess Faces
The Sentiment is from PTI Daily Designs Sentiments.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Throwback Thursday Challenge

This is my entry for Emma's Throwback Thursday Challenge.  It's is to use any older cartridge as long as it is St. Patrick's Day theme.

Here is my project, please excuse the miss I don't have my other computer it's on repair so I couldn't even crop my picture :{

Card base is 4.25 x 5.5 from Bazzill
DP is We R Memory Keepers - Tiffany's; bottom is punched with Stampin Up Scallop
Shamrock is from Cricut - Designer's Calendar Cartridge; I also used my white sakura jelly pen for the stitching, still learning on that one. LOL!
I stamped the face with Peachy Keens Everyday Face Assortment; I chalked the cheeks for some blush.
The Sentiment is just from my word document.
Shame on me I don't have any St. Patrick's Day stamps.

I hope you guys like it.  Thank you for looking.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Another Birthday Card

So last year when I knew I was pregnant I made sure to make all the Birthday Cards that I was going to send out for 2011, because I knew that my time would be very very limited taking care of a toddler and a newborn at home.  So here is another March Birthday Card that I sent out.

A2 Card
DP is DCWV Nana's Kids
Stamped Image and Sentiment is PTI Everyday Button Bits.  
The buttons is also from PTI
Scalloped punched is Stampin UP!
Ribbon is from Michaels.

Thanks for looking.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Birthday Card

Here is a Tri-fold card Birthday Card.

This can fit any A2 size envelope 4.25 x 5.5
Stamp I used is PTI Asian Fusion that is colored with copics.
DP is SEI Chocolat line.  It's one of my favorites because it mixes my other favorite colors Brown and Pink.
Thanks for looking.