Saturday, July 30, 2011

Sassy Studio Design Freebie at Papercraft Planet

Here is another image I got from Sassy Studio Designs Freebie Friday over at PaperCraft Planet.  Remember  the freebie is only available for 24 hrs and if you join the challenge they had a week before you have a chance to win 2 digi's of your choice.  The freebie image they give out are not available for sale so be sure to pick yourself up your very own Sassy Image.

Recipe
Card Size 4.25 x 5.5
Base is from Recollection
DP is from my stash
Image is from SSD Lollipop colored in Copics,  I added Glossy Accents for the Lollipop and sprinkled it with MS Fine Glitter
 I used the PTI Just the Ticket Stamp Set and Die
The Lollipop border is from the DCWV The Sweet Stack

Friday, July 29, 2011

TradeFish Designs July Guest Designer Spotlight

Hi Everyone, TGIF!  For today, I want to share this Yummy Card that I made using the Snack Time Stamp Set
There is a contest going on right now at TradeFish Designs to know more, please go HERE
Recipe:
Card Size 4.25 x 5.5
Base Paper is from PTI Royal Velvet
The Yummy images that I colored with my copics are from the Snack Time Stamp Set
The Sentiment is also from the Snack Time Stamp Set, that I embossed using some Zing! White embossing powder.
Here is a Picture of that Stamp Set:
Snack Time

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Dare to be Sassy Thursdays #83

So sad that this will be my last post as Sassy Studio Designs July Guest Designer.  I have truly enjoyed myself and love all their images.  But don't worry I will definitely continue to join their Dare to be Sassy Thursday Challenges.

We have a fun challenge for you this week it will be Beat the Heat with a Christmas in July Card. Hope you will join the fun and give it a go. You don't need to use a SSD image to play along, but we love it when you do. Enter by next Wednesday night for your chance to win 2 SSD images.

Here is my card:
Recipe:
Card Size 4.25 x 5.5
Base is from Recollection
DP is Basic Grey Indian Summer
I used my MS Border Bunch that I got awhile ago
Flowers are from Recollection
Pearls are I believe are from Prima
The image I used is Elizabeth that just came out this month. I colored her with my Copics and used Sakura Gold Stardust on her clothes, earrings and necklace.
I also used glossy accents on her eyes and lips
For the Sentiment I used My Creative Time's New Release called All Around Christmas Stamp Set


Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Market Street Stamps Sketch Challenge #4

Happy Hump Day!  This is my 2nd post of the day!
For this one I wanted to join the Market Street Stamps Sketch Challenge, here is the sketch
In order to be eligible to win the prize please use the guidelines below:
*Use Market Street Stamps in some form or other.
*Create a card or layout based on the sketch above.
*Feel free to get creative and move things around, but please stick to the basics of the sketch.
*Have your project linked by Monday, August 1st at 11:59 p.m.

Now on to my project:
Recipe:
Card Size 4.25 x 5.5
Base is Recollections
DP is Fancy Pants  Beach Babe
I also used the SU! Scallop Punch for the Border
Twine is from the Twinery
Image and Sentiment is from Market Street Stamps called Chillaxin this is actually one of my favorite set it's so cute


SP & Co Design Team Wednesday

Hi Everyone,  just wanted to let you know that this will be my last post for at SP and Co as a Design Team Member.  My term has ended and it has been fun working with those gals, so please don't forget to keep visiting them to see what they are up to!  Remember they have a Blog Hop on the 7th of each month thru the 10th for their New Releases.

Here is my Card:
This is a 4 x 4 card
DP is from K and Co Berry Sweet Stack
Image was a freebie from Designed2Delight
Ribbon is Michaels
Sentiment is from SP and Co called Bold Sentiments I, don't you just love that sentiment.

Now go check out what the rest of the Design Team has made....

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

TradeFish Designs July Guest Designer Spotlight

Hi Everyone! Just wanted to share a card I made today using TradeFish Designs Missing You Stamp Set:
BTW did you know that there is a contest going on right now at TradeFish Designs to know more, please go HERE
Recipe
Card Size 4.25 x 5.5
Card Base is from Recollection
DP is from Stamptington and Co Sky's the Limit
Die Cut is from the Kate's ABC Cartridge @ 3"
I also added some dots around the owl using my white signo pen
Sentiment is from TradeFish Designs Missing You Stamp Set
Here is what the stamp set looks like
Missing You
Don't forget to visit over at Tradefish Designs Blog to see what's new



Monday, July 25, 2011

Happy Holidays

This is my 2nd post of the day to see the winner of My Creative Time Blog Hop HERE

Hi Everyone, it's another freebie from D2D isn't the snowman adorble.  I just love it.
Recipe
Card Size 5 x 5
DP is Eskimo Kisses from Basic Grey
I used my Circle Spellbinders and Lacey Labels
I colored the image with my Copics
I added Star Dust Stickles to the image too.  I just loved that effect.
The stamped sentiment is from My Creative Time's New Release stamp set called All Around Christmas


Always and Forever

To see the Winner of the My Creative Time Blog Hop, please go HERE

It's Monday and by this time I'm in SF visiting families and having my son's Christening and my daughters 3rd Birthday.  I haven't gone home in nearly 2 years so it's a bit exciting.  We are going to be doing the whole tourist thing for the kids.

Okay so on to my card today Sassy Studio Designs is sponsoring The Crazy Challenge today, please check over at SSD for their link.
The Crazy Challenge for today is for Ribbons.  Here is my card:
Recipe:
Card Size 4.25 x 5.5
DP is from DCWV The Immortal Love Stack
Ribbon is from Michaels the sheer Ribbon is from my stash
My image is from SSD called Immortal Love (Bella and Edward of Twilight) that I cut using my Lacey Oval Spellbinders.  November is not coming fast enough, I can't wait to watch Breaking Dawn.
I used my favorite My Creative Time Sentiment called My One and Only



WINNERS - My Creative Time Blog Hop Winner

First I just wanted to say THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH for your wonderful comments.  I love reading each and everyone of them.  The winner picked by random.org is:

Cindy 129 said...

Your card is sooo STINKIN' CUTE Kate!I LOVE the coloring,details and the SWEET image!AWESOME job as always my friend!!:)
Ms. Cindy, I will contact you soon for your address.


Sunday, July 24, 2011

TradeFish Designs Summer Contest

 I just wanted to announce a few fun summer contests at TradeFish Designs. They have reached over 9,000 visits to the blog and 140 followers...so, there will be some fun prizes (incentives) in order to give us all a boost in this crazy summer heatwave and so TradeFish will kick off a few contests for reaching some new milestones.
1. TradeFish will host a contest that will give one lucky crafter a $20 gift certificate to TradeFish Designs once we reach the 10,000 visits mark. Details on how to win coming soon...so get everyone you know to come visit TFD!!!

2. TradeFish will host a contest that will give one lucky crafter the latest and greatest issue of Cricut Magazine when we reach 200 followers. The most recent magazine issued around the time we reach the milestone will be awarded. More details on how to win coming soon...so get everyone you know to come visit and then follow TFD!!!

3. Finally, I know a lot of TradeFish followers and customers are also HUGE Cricut fans. So each stamp set released by TFD has some fun sentiments included that works well with Cricut cuts that are perfect for cardmakers and scrapbookers alike.

Sooooo, the final contest they will award one lucky customer the Creative Memories exclusive Reminisce Accents Cartridge! This cartridge has a retail value of $55. Between now (July 24th) and August 31st, for every purchase you make from TradeFish Designs, you will get your name in the hat for the drawing to win! 

The winner will be announced here on the blog on Friday, September 2nd....so start placing those orders HERE!I hope everyone out there is having a wonderful summer with family, friends, good food and, of course, quality crafting time!


Let's Face It Friday - So Punny at Peachy Keen

Here's a shaped card I made for Let's Face it Friday - So Punny over at Peachy Keen Stamps Challenge Blog
Recipe:
Card will fit a 5 X 5 envelope
I used the Create -a -Critter Cartridge
I would tell you the cuts but unfortunately I accidentally deleted it on my gypsy baby
For the Star Fish faces I used PKS Just Baby Faces Assortment
The sentiment stamped in SU! Pacific Blue is from My Creative Time Have Fun in the Sun
The other Sentiment I just typed on my PSE5 with a Disney Font

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Sassy Studio Design Freebie at Papercraft Planet

Well we are driving to SF today 8 hrs with 4 kids that is going to be exhausting but hopefully fun!  BTW did you guys have fun hopping with us at My Creative Time.  
Don't forget to visit each of my fellow Design Team members and leave ALL of us a comment for a chance to win a Prize.  You have until 12am pst on Sunday, June 26 to leave us a comment.

Okay now on to my project.  This is a freebie that Sassy Studio Designs gave out yesterday.  Unfortunately, this was only available for 24 hrs.  So don't forget to visit them over at Papercraft Planet for your freebie every Friday because they don't have these images on sale anymore
Recipe
Card Size 4.25 x 5.5
Cardstock is Recollection
I used my Cuttlebug Spots, Dots Folder on the pink paper
DP is from my stash
The banner I cut using DCWV The Sweet Stack
Image is SSD Cotton Candy Candice colored in Copics I added MS Flock on the Cotton Candy so it is really soft to the touch
Sentiment I used PTI Just the Ticket Stamp Set.  I also used their Just the Ticket die.

Friday, July 22, 2011

My Creative Time's July Stamp Release Blog Hop

***Giveaway Closed***
To see the winner please go HERE


First I wanted to say Thank you so much for all your Wonderful comments for the past 4 days, I love reading each and every one of them:}

Now you guys can finally buy My Creative Time's 8th Edition Stamp Set HERE!  

***GIVEWAY ALERT***
For my giveway today, I am giving away the die that coordinates w/this stamp set which is the Scallop and Stitched Circle Die set! All you have to do is leave a comment here AND a way for me to contact you! You have "11" chances to win! All you have to do is leave a comment on ALL blogs in this hop! EASY PEASY!!! GOOD LUCK!:)

Now if you are here from Jen your in the right direction if not please go back to My Creative Time to start over
For today, I will be showcasing the All Around Christmas Stamp Set that is available for purchase now along with the Scallop and Circle Die
Recipe:
Card Size 4.25 x 5.5
Base is Bazzill
Cardstock is Recollection
DP is Echo Park (it was from last year's x-mas line)
Ribbon is from Michaels
I used Glitter Red Felt I got from Michaels to cut the My Creative Time Scallop Die (if you look up close you can actually see the ridges from the Scallop, isn't that so cute)
I used the Circle to stamp the All Around Christmas using SU! Red Riding Hood
I then stamped the Christmas Tree also using the same stamp set in Memento Ink and then colored it with my Copics
My TGF Image is Wild Sprout Vivi isn't that sentiment just so Perfect for her.
I used green stickles for her belt and white puffy paint for the white in her hat.

Now here is the line up for today:
Here is the picture of the Stamp and the Die Set
Now on to Ruthie to see what she has in stored for you.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Dare to be Sassy Thursdays #82

Hi Everyone!  This is my 2nd post of  the day.  To see My Creative Time Sneak Peak #4, please go HERE; for Sneak Peak #3, please go HERE; for Sneak Peak #2, please go HERE; for Sneak Peak #1, please go HERE 

BTW it's also my Guest Designer Spot at Tradefish which you can check out Here

We have a fun challenge for you this week. This weeks challenge is CAS Clean and simple Card. Hope you will join the fun and give it a go. You don't need to use a SSD image to play along, but we love it when you do. Enter by next Wednesday night for your chance to win 2 SSD images.

Here is my card for today:
Recipe:
Card Size  5 x 5
Cardstock used is Bazzill
DP is from Fancy Pants Beach Bum 
That little hottie right there is Angelica from Sassy Studio Designs (Pirates of the Carribean Theme)
That sentiment is from the Snack Time Stamp set that I just inked around the edges


My Creative Time Sneaky Peek #4

This is the last day of Sneaky Peaks but don't forget to come back tomorrow for the official release of the My Creative Time 8th Edition Stamp Set.
For today's Sneaky Peek we are showcasing the All Around Christmas Stamp Set, I hope you enjoying hopping around with us and getting different ideas on how you can use these amazing stamp sets that we have shown you this week.
Recipe
Card Size 4.25 x 5.5
Base is from Recollection
DP is from Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses
I stitched my DP and cardstock together with white thread
Christmas Tree Stamp is from Hero Arts called Sparkle Tree.  I added some Gold Highlights using Sakura Glitter Pen
Ribbon is from Micheals
To set my sentiment I used the My Creative Time Scallop and Circle Die set.
As you can see I used regular Michaels felt to cut the Scallop die and it turned out perfectly you can still see the ridges (click on the picture to zoom)
I used SU! Pacific Point to stamp my sentiment and the snowman is stamped with Memento Ink then colored with Copic Markers!

Sneak Peek Giveaway Time!
Listen up "My Creative Time" friends! We are giving all of you an opportunity to win a prize during Sneak Peek week with 4 winners to be announced during Friday's Stamp release! All you have to do is leave a comment HERE along w/the rest on the design teams blogs for a chance!

AND we are giving you ANOTHER opportunity to win....
 ALL you have to do is "SPREAD THE WORD" about My Creative Time's "8th Edition Stamp Release" happening this Friday @ 8am PST! You can announce it to all of your Facebook friends! If you don't know how to tag me in your post, then feel free to come to My Creative Time's Fan page HERE & let her know you did!  We will randomly choose a winner from there to win a prize!  Emma will be announcing the winner on Friday morning in her video during the release!

Please come back tomorrow for the Finale.
Here is the line up:
Emma
Entered the following Challenges:

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

My Creative Time Sneaky Peek #3

I have 3 posts today to see the first one (SP and Co) go Here,  for the second one (D2D) go Here
and
OH MY!  I have reached 200 followers YEAH!  I never did a giveaway when I reached 100 so I really have to think of something.  Maybe 1st week of August when I get back from vacation.  Thank you guys so much for all the love and comments you leave me.  I always enjoy reading them.

I am so excited to show you guys my card today, I hope you like it as much as I do!  Today we are going to be showcasing the All Around Halloween Stamp Set this will be available this Friday at 8am
Recipe:
Card Size 4.25 x 5.5
Card Base is from Recollection
DP is from my stash
The black paper is from Core'dinations "Black Magic"
I used My Creative Time's new Circle Stitch Embossing Plate that will also be release this Friday
I then distressed all around the paper to bring out the orange.  This plate was made to expand our creativity and expand it did.  I love it.
Images are all from TGF their Digital Hallo collection that came out last year.  I put them all together like this using my PSE 5 then colored them with my Copics.  They are sold individually.
To set my sentiment I used the My Creative Time Scallop and Circle Die set.
If you noticed the Scallop is not a Straight Scallop there's ridges on it so it's really cool (click on the picture to zoom)
I stamped it with SU! Tangerine Tango and the pumpkin with memento ink which I then colored with my Copics.

Sneak Peek Giveaway Time!
Listen up "My Creative Time" friends! We are giving all of you an opportunity to win a prize during Sneak Peek week with 4 winners to be announced during Friday's Stamp release! All you have to do is leave a comment HERE along w/the rest on the design teams blogs for a chance!

AND we are giving you ANOTHER opportunity to win....
 ALL you have to do is "SPREAD THE WORD" about My Creative Time's "8th Edition Stamp Release" happening this Friday @ 8am PST! You can announce it to all of your Facebook friends! If you don't know how to tag me in your post, then feel free to come to My Creative Time's Fan page HERE & let her know you did!  We will randomly choose a winner from there to win a prize!  Emma will be announcing the winner on Friday morning in her video during the release!
Don't forget to come back tomorrow for Sneaky Peek #4
Here is the line up:

Designed2Delight Always Stand Tall Card

I got this image as a freebie from D2D for playing along with last weeks challenge.  Now you know you must participate in their challenge to receive their next freebie!

Here is my card, I seriously think this was the hardest image I had to color:
Recipe:
Card Size 4.25 x 5.5
DP is from K and Co Berry Sweet Stack
Twine is from The Twinery
Sentiment is from My Creative Time Encouraging Quotes I think that went so well with my image.

SP & Co Design Team Wednesday

Here is a card for you Today:
4.25 x 5.5
DP is from Echo Park Summer Days which I also bought at the SP and Co Store
Die-Cut Turtle is from Create-a-Critter using PKS Critter Faces
For the Turtle body I also used Bazzill and Wausau Crinkles Cardstock
Twine is from the Twinery in Carribean
Sentiment is from the New Release SP and Co Bold Sentiments I
Make sure you check out the SP Blog to see what my fellow DT's have created.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

TradeFish Designs July Guest Designer Spotlight

This is my 2nd post today.  If your are looking for My Creative Time Sneaky Peek #2, please go HERE. Thank you!

Okay so I am really lovin' this card.  First the image and of course the colors that I used my Favorite, Purple!
For this card I used TradeFish Designs Another Year Stamp Set
Recipe:
Card Size 4.25 x 5.5
Card Base is PTI in Royal Velvet
DP is DCWV Nana's Kids
Image is TFG Creeper Thursday
Balloon Image is from Trade Fish Designs Another Year Stamp Set.  I add some twine from The Twinery so it really looks like she is holding the balloons
That Sentiment is just so perfect, I though went so well with my image is also from Trade Fish Designs Another Year Stamp Set
All images is sitting on SU! Dimensionals
Here is a picture of the Stamp I used:
Another Year
Don't forget to visit TradeFish Designs to see what's happening over there.

My Creative Time Sneaky Peek #2

Hi Everyone,  Are you guys enjoying the sneak peeks so far?  I know I am enjoying creating with my new My Creative Time Stamp Set.  Everything that you will be seeing during our sneak peeks will be available for purchase on Friday, 8am pst.

Okay so for my project today I am showcasing the Happy Mail Stamp Set and the Embossed Envelope Die:
Recipe:
4.25 x 5.5
This shaped card has been welded using my Just Because Cartridge
First I cut the base in white paper from Georgia Pacific
Then the pink one in Recollections
The DP is from my stash
I wrapped the twine in with my pink cardstock and dp then I attached it to the base
Twine is from The Twinery
Image is from TGF Roll Call Kit called Miko
Don't you just love that Stamp Set so far so cute!

Sneak Peek Giveaway Time!
Listen up "My Creative Time" friends! We are giving all of you an opportunity to win a prize during Sneak Peek week with 4 winners to be announced during Friday's Stamp release! All you have to do is leave a comment HERE along w/the rest on the design teams blogs for a chance!
AND we are giving you ANOTHER opportunity to win....
 ALL you have to do is "SPREAD THE WORD" about My Creative Time's "8th Edition Stamp Release" happening this Friday @ 8am PST! You can announce it to all of your Facebook friends! If you don't know how to tag me in your post, then feel free to come to My Creative Time's Fan page HERE & let her know you did!  We will randomly choose a winner from there to win a prize!  Emma will be announcing the winner on Friday morning in her video during the release!

Here is the line up: 
Don't forget to come back tomorrow for Sneaky Peek #3

Monday, July 18, 2011

My Creative Time Sneaky Peek #1

Sneak Peek Giveaway Time!
Listen up "My Creative Time" friends! We are giving all of you an opportunity to win a prize during Sneak Peek week with 4 winners to be announced during Friday's Stamp release! All you have to do is leave a comment HERE along w/the rest on the design teams blogs for a chance!
AND we are giving you ANOTHER opportunity to win....
 ALL you have to do is "SPREAD THE WORD" about My Creative Time's "8th Edition Stamp Release" happening this Friday @ 8am PST! You can announce it to all of your Facebook friends! If you don't know how to tag me in your post, then feel free to come to My Creative Time's Fan page HERE & let her know you did!  We will randomly choose a winner from there to win a prize!  Emma will be announcing the winner on Friday morning in her video during the release!

Here is the card I made for today's Sneaky Peek, we are showcasing the "Many Greetings Stamp Set"
Card Size 4.25 x 5.5
Cardstock are all from Recollections
For the background stamp I used Vintage Wallpaper from Market Street Stamps
I used perfect medium for the first time and used the Perfect Pearls in Perfect Red, I love these things I can't believe I never bought it before.
Ribbon is from Michaels
Diamond is from 3Birds
I crochet the flower
My Sentiment of course is from My Creative Time that will be released this Friday.  It will be her 8th Edition.
I just love each and everyone of her Stamp Releases and you will love them too.
Don't forget to come back tomorrow for a Sneak Peek #2
Here is the line up:
 Emma
Nikki
Katie
This is for the

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Have a Blessed Day

TGIF!  I just wanted to share a really simple LO that I made for my son when he got his 1st Communion.  He is 8 years old.  As you know I have 4 kids and so far I have noticed that he is just like me, we think a like, we act a like and sometimes it is really scary, LOL!  He always cracks me up, see does dimples they are a killer that means he has me wrapped around his little fingers.  Love him to death, well I do all my kids!
12 x 12 LO
DP is from the new DCWV Baby Boy
Digi Images are from Karber Digital Images
Stamped Sentiment is from SP and Co called Mix n' Match Sentiments: Occasions Stamp Set

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Sassy Studio Designs New Release Party Blog Hop

It's Sassy Studio Designs New Release Party Blog Hop today, if your here from Julie then your in the right direction, if you get lost along the way head back over to SSD.

For today's project I decided to make an 8 x 8 LO to share with you.  As you know I love all their images, because they are just so realistic.  This release is all Pirates (Pirates of the Carribean) and who doesn't love Johnny Depp right.
Now on to my Project:
DP is Unknown
Epoxy Stickers are from Creative Imaginations that I got from Tuesday Morning a long time ago
Will Turner, Elizabeth Swann and Jack Sparrow are the images that are being released Today.
I colored all of them with my Copics of course.
Here is the Close Up!
Next up is Amanda
Don't forget to join us at the SSD Party Blog to chat it's at 7-8pm PST
Don't forget to stop by their Store to pick up these new images or their other Sassy image.
Just in case here is the line up for today 
ME