Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Papertrey Ink June 2013 Blog Hop Challenge

Hello Everyone,

Today I have a card for the PTI June Blog Hop Challenge, which was to use gold accents on your card.

My mom had asked me to make her a wedding card for an upcoming event she is attending, so here is my card.  I used a Freshly Made Sketch, #14, as an inspiration and made my card a 5.25 inch square.


Stamps:  Make a Wish and Make a Wish Additions, Enjoy the Ride (sentiment), Background Basics:  Birthday Fun (PTI)
Ink:  Rich Cocoa, Toffee Crunch (Memento)
Cardstock:  Dark Chocolate, Vintage Cream (PTI), Tan (my stash :) )
Misc:  Clear Embossing Powder, Button, Twine, Gold Sequins

Thanks so much for stopping by, can't wait to see all the wonderful gold creations!


Friday, June 21, 2013

Muchas Gracias

Hello Everyone,

Today I have a quick card to share . . . my oldest daughter made this card a few weeks ago for her Spanish teacher, and I thought she did an amazing job on it and wanted to share:

Muchas Gracias
(Stamps:  PTI)

Sorry the picture isn't the best, we took it late in the evening :).

Thanks for stopping by today, hope that you have an awesome weekend!


Thursday, June 20, 2013

Clearly Besotted Challenge #1--Take Two!

Hello Again,

I had so much fun playing with the digital images from Clearly Besotted that I had to make a second card!  With this card I colored in my image with Copic Markers, added some stickles, and die cut a shaped card from my Cricut.

Happy Birthday to You

Stamps:  Digi Image (CB)
Cardstock:  Autumn Rose, Stamper's Select White (PTI), Pink Pirouette (SU)
Misc:  Copic Markers, Nestabilities, Cricut, Stickles

Thanks so much for stopping by today!


Clearly Besotted Challenge #1--Anything Goes!

Hello Everyone!

One day while reading some blogs, I discovered Clearly Besotted Stamps--love their designs!  And whereas I don't have any yet (hopefully I will fix that soon :) ), they do have some great free digi images I could use to enter their first Challenge!  So I played with the images a bit, and here is the result:

Thank You Very Much

Stamps:  Digi Image (CB)
Cardstock:  Royal Velvet, PTI
Misc:  Ribbon, Sequins, Nestabilities

Thanks so much for stopping by!


Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Cards with Cute Critters

Hello Everyone,

My daughter decided to get crafty with me a few days ago . . . and asked me to post her cards!  So here are her two adorable creations:

Just Wavin' Hello
(Having fun with Lawn Fawn)

Thank You
(With Sweet n Sassy Stamps)

I think she did a fabulous job!

Thanks for stopping by!


WPlus9 Monday Mood Board #14

Hello Everyone,

Happy Wednesday!  Hope that you are having a great week so far!

For today's card, I wanted to try playing along in the WPlus9 Monday Mood Board Challenge.  Here is Board #14:

I really liked the colors, all the pinks, yellows, and greens.  So I decided to try stamping my own background with Very Vintage Florals, and came up with this birthday card:

Birthday Wishes

Stamps:  Very Vintage Florals (WPlus9)
Ink:  Memento (Angel Pink, Rich Cocoa, Toffee Crunch); SU (Gumball Green)
Paper:  SU (Gumball Green, Pink Pirouette); Stamper's Select White (PTI)
Misc:  Ribbon, Prima flowers, pearls, scallop punch

Thank you so much for stopping by today! And don't forget to check out the other cards made for the mood board--they look amazing!


Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Cloud9 June 2013 Blog Hop

Hello Everyone,

Today I have a card for you for the Cloud9 Blog Hop, featuring WPlus9.  Unfortunately it will be the last hop :(.  So this theme was Anything Goes, and I decided to use Embroidered Bouquet!

So for my card I decided to use white embossing powder like I have seen so many others do--it just really makes the flowers stand out.  I also used a Cuttlebug Embossing Folder and some ribbon trim.

Thank You

Stamps:  Embroidered Bouquet (WPlus9)
Ink:  Versa Mark
Paper:  Pink Pirouette (SU); Lake House (WPlus9); Kraft (PTI)
Misc:  Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, lace trim, bow, pearls

Thanks so much for stopping by--make sure you check out the rest of the hop, the cards look amazing!


Monday, June 17, 2013

Waltzingmouse Stamps Blog Party--June 2013

Hello Everyone,

Long time no see!  Since work is done until fall and the kids are out of school, I have been getting out those stamps and trying to get creative!  So today for you I have my entry in the Waltzingmouse Stamps June Blog Party, whose theme this month is so appropriate--Summertime Fun!

So for my card I decided to use Half Pint Heroines and some Simple Stories Summer Fresh Paper (I just love that line!)

Once Upon A Time . . . 

Stamps:  Half Pint Heroines (WMS)
Ink:  Memento (Tuxedo Black, Summer Sky)
Paper:  Cardstock:  Cherry Cobbler (SU), Stamper's Select White (PTI); Patterned:  Simple Stories
Misc:  Felt, Cloud Dies (PTI), Copic Markers

Hope you are having some Summertime Fun hopping along--thanks for stopping by!