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Monday, May 23, 2022

Purple Tulips

 

MMTPT722 - dawnmercedes thinking of You with Pink

Ok I missed the mark on the pink, but I was really inspired by THIS CARD.

USEIT2022 - Tulips

I needed to use up this tulips image from my stack of images and once it was colored it really worked for the inspiration from Dawn's card. I colored it with copics then cut the layers. I used some of the already punched out lace strips from my table and I added some crimping to them.

I finished the card with some green candy dots.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Purple Tulips

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Have I Toad You....

 

CAS691 - Water friends (use animals that love water)

DRS Recently came out with these cute frog legs jumping in the water and I just had to make a card with them. I thought they paired wonderfully with the frog on the log.

I stamped the legs then masked them and stamped the frog on the log image and colored them with copics.

Next, I added some sponged clouds and the sentiment. I then die cut the panel and layered on a blue card base.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Have I toad you...

Christmas Poinsettia

 

FS798 - This weeks incredibly talented and sweet SCS friend Kim Padan aka berlycece is our featured stamper. She has an amazing gallery full of so much incredible inspiration. I found this wonderful [URL="https://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1826418"][COLOR="Blue"]INSPIRATION[/COLOR][/URL]

USEIT2022 - Image

I needed to get this image colored up and out of the stack of already stamped off images and Kim's card was perfect to push me to use the image.

I colored with copics, stamped the sentiment and cut the layers.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Christmas Poinsettia

Saturday, May 21, 2022

A True Friend

 

IC859 - Crazy dog t-shirts where I found this INSPIRATION

I needed to create a few pet sympathy cards for my donations and the inspiration was perfect for a few cards.

I die cut the paw print then used the negative piece and popped it up on dimensionals. Added the sentiment and finished with a punched heart.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

A True Friend

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Cute Bear

 

WT897 - Feature something sweet

USEIT2022 - Bear image

I needed to use up this cute bear image from my tote and thought it was perfect for the challenge.

I cut the layers. added some embossing and glued down the bear. Very quick card.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Cute Bear

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

New Puppy

 

SC906 - This week's Sketch

I needed to make a new pet card for my donations and this sketch works perfect to use a couple of puppy images and add a sentiment.

I colored the images with copics and popped them up on dimensionals. I added clouds to the base and also popped the sentiment up on dimensionals.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

New Puppy


Monday, May 16, 2022

Thinking of You

 

MMTPT721 - Remembering a friend Karen. I found this beautiful CARD.

USEIT2022 - Image

I used ribbon rather than stickers to trim the top and bottom. I had this image already colored up in my stack of images to use and thought it would be perfect to send as a Thinking of You card.

The card front was finished with a few Nuvo Drops.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Thinking of You


Sunday, May 15, 2022

Congratulations Baby

 

CAS690 - Babies (baby cards, baby animals, baby humans, anything baby)

I absolutely love this little monkey. He is perfect for any card and I think he works great for a baby card.

I stamped him on white card stock, colored with copics and die cut the onsie.

For the base layer I used a script emboss folder then layered. The onsie was popped up on dimensionals and I finished with the rattle and sentiment.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Congratulations Baby

Christmas Wreath

 

FS897 - This week's amazing featured stamper Karen, better known around here as kenzak1 has a fantastic gallery full of inspiration. I found this BEAUTY

CCC22MAY - Sparkle & Bling (I used silver glitter paper)

USEIT2022 - Bow from my tote

When I saw Karen's gorgeous wreath card I was inspired to make a wreath card to use up another of these bows from my tote.

I cut the layers using a Gina Marie die cut for the card front banner. Next, I used a memory box wreath and finished with the sentiment and bow from my tote.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Christmas Wreath

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Merry Christmas

 

IC858 - Simons where I found this INSPIRATION

USEIT2022 - Red Bow

CCC22MAY - Sparkle & Bling

I love looking for ways to use up white scrap papers and many times I will punch out this leafy twig. I thought it would work perfect for a white wreath and make a wonderful Christmas card adding a bow and some sequins.

Merry Christmas

Friday, May 13, 2022

Thank you

 

F4A638 - Floral Thank you

USEIT2022 - Floral Image

I needed to use up this floral image from my stack of images. I had it already colored up in a folder waiting for a card. I just added the thank you, die cut the layers and glued down.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Thank you

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

By the Sea

 

WT896 - Mason-Jar or Wall-use a Mason Jar (or vase) or something with bricks as a Mason is a bricklayer

I have had this image for a very long time and never used it. I thought it was time to ink it up.

I colored it with copics and sponged some clouds in the sky. Finished off the card with some cheese cloth.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

By the Sea

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Thank You


 SC905 - Today's Sketch

I love looking for ways to use scrap papers and yesterday's card left a portion over since it was a smaller card that was perfect for this sketch.

I cut the banners using a die cut and added the heat embossed sentiment.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Thank you

Monday, May 9, 2022

Thinking of You

 

MMTPT720 -Tent Cards

I used the tent topper technique. When I create slimline cards, I end up with a smaller card that  is  perfect for tent topper cards.

For the card, I used a dog paper print for the base then layered the tent topper and added a punched dog to the topper.

The sentiment is heat embossed with white emboss powder and the dog edges were sponged with black ink.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Thinking of You

Sunday, May 8, 2022

Herd it's your birthday

 

CAS689 - Tools

I love this new cute cow image and just had to pair it with a tractor. I die cut the tractor parts and layered. Stamped the cow and fussy cut and added some already cut grass to the scene.

The clouds were added with a cloud stencil and I finished with the birthday sentiment.

I thought it would be fun to add some fun doodles to the inside of the card to mirror the cow and added a birthday sentiment that is Udder-ly perfect for the cow image and card.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Herd it's your birthday

Mother's Day Poppies

 

FS796 - This week's Incredibly talented Featured Stamper is Kittie (kittie747). I am a huge fan of Kittie's and always love seeing her incredible cards. Here is my INSPIRATION.

I loved the lattice and loved the large bloom. I used a corner lattice die cut and added 3 flowers rather than one.

Stamped the flowers and leaves, sponged on colors, shaped and layered.

Added the die cut lattice and added distressing to the layers.

Finished with the sentiment in the corner and prills and stickles on the flowers.

Happy Mother's Day to all the wonderful Mother's. I hope you have a wonderful day.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Mother's Day Poppies

Saturday, May 7, 2022

Butterfly Anniversary

 

IC857 - Party Sizzle where I found this INSPIRATION

This is a card for my hubby for our anniversary. I saw that napkin and it reminded me of my wedding ring. It is shaped like a butterfly and the inspiration was perfect for a butterfly shaped card.

I cut the butterfly die shape then created an easel card. I then die cut the gold layer and stamped the image on the gold with stazon ink.

Next I die cut the lacy butterfly then glued just the body so the wings could be free.

I stamped the flowers, shaped and added stamens to them. I added a couple of leaves and added the sentiment to hold open the easel.

I am so happy to create this card for my hubby. Good thing he does not mind girly floral cards.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Butterfly Anniversary

Friday, May 6, 2022

Thanks Bunches

 

F4A637 - Pets

USEIT2022 - Image

I needed to use up this image from my stack of images needing colored. It is perfect for today's Free for All challenge. 

I colored it with copics, cut the layers, added some ribbon and popped the image up on dimensionals.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Thanks Bunches

Mother's Day

 

MIX484 - Momumental

This is my mom's mother's day card.

I stamped the flowers and sponged colors on then die cut them and added a bit darker color to the edges once cut.

Stamped the sentiment and popped the frame up on dimensionals.

Shaped the flowers and leaves and added some stamens to the center of the flowers finishing them with stickles.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Mother's Day

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Happy Mother's Day

 

WT895 - Doily

USEIT2022 - Doilies

I found a stack of these handmade doilies in my tote of items to use up. I thought they would make great Mother's Day cards.

I cut the layers. added the doily and added ribbon and pearls.

Finished with the die cut Mother's Day sentiment.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Happy Mother's Day

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Birthday Alien

 

SC904 - This week's sketch

USEIT2022 - Alien Sticker

I found some alien stickers in my tote of items to use and thought they would make for some fun cards perfect for May 4th. 

I cut the layers. added some star embossing and added the sticker popped up on dimensionals.

Finished with the birthday sentiment.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Birthday Alien

Monday, May 2, 2022

Bird Birthday

 

MMTPT719 - use a bird - 94th birthday

This card was very quick for me. I stamped the image with blue on the bird and green on the bamboo the colored the bird with copics.

Next, I cut the layers and glued down finishing with the stamped sentiment and a few gems.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Bird Birthday

Sunday, May 1, 2022

Lucky in Love

 

CAS688 - Blooms

I needed a quick Anniversary card and this sweet branch with the birds was perfect. I stamped the image, colored with copics then added a die cut heart over the image.

I finished the card with the sentiment and punched out a few additional flowers to finish the card.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Lucky in Love

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Snowmen

 

IC856 - 4 Season Home I found this wonderful INSPIRATION.

USEIT2022 - Image

I needed to use up this cute snowmen image and the inspiration was perfect. I colored the image with copics then found a few glitter snowflakes on my table perfect to add some shine to the card.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Snowmen

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Dragon

 

WT894 - Sing, Sing a Song. Marking the launch of iTunes in 2003 (This dragon reminds me of Puff the Magic Dragon.

I used the Tim Holtz dragon die cut to create this dragon. I also added a heart for him to hold as this is hubby's birthday card this year and I thought a heart was perfect.

For this fold I used a fold called trifold shutter card. 

For the flames I used a Honeybee Stamps layered flame stencil.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Dragon


Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Little Girl

 

SC903 - This week's sketch

USEIT2022 - Image

I needed to color up this cute image from my stack of images and I thought she needed a few flowers.

I found a stack of already cut flowers from paper scraps and added some teal to the edges to mirror the teal in the image. I also added one to her head wrap.

The flowers were finished with Nuvo Drops.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Little Girl

Monday, April 25, 2022

Teapot

 

MMTPT718 - Teapot or teacup

I used this cute Bo Bunny teapot and colored it up with copics. I grabbed some designer paper from my stack and realized that the edge of the paper was torn. This was some paper my MIL purchased from a craft store that is in town and will be closing soon. Well, I loved the distressed look so I distressed the other layers.

Next I added dome dimension to the image and found this half doily in a drawer and thought it was perfect to crumple up and add to my teapot. I finished with some flowers from my stash and found this cute charm and thought the sentiment was perfect.

The flowers were finished with a few gold pearls.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Teapot

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Graduation

 

It is time for me to start my graduation cards and DRS Designs has some great stamps to help with cards. For my card this week:


I finish the inside of the card stamping the TASSEL - 007D and then coloring it with copics in reds to mirror the red on the front of the card.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Birthday Lilacs

 

FS794 - This week's incredibly talented Featured Stamper is Vicky aka vickydee. Her gallery is wonderful. I found this INSPIRATION.

I love the Heartfelt Creations lilacs set. I used that set to create a few flowers to randomly place around my card. I stamped the birthday sentiment on the scroll image then colored with copics. Cut the layers and added dimensionals to a few of the layers. Added some distressing to several layers and finished the flowers with stickles and nuvo drops.

Birthday Lilacs

Saturday, April 23, 2022

Santa

 

IC855 - Hats

I found this adorable INSPIRATION.

I used a Frantic Stamper Santa die cut to create the front of my Santa card.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Santa

Friday, April 22, 2022

Mother's Day

 

F4A635 - Pink Background

I am working on my Mother's Day cards. I used some pink paper that my MIL gave me for the background on this card.

Die cut the layers, stamped and die cut the flowers and leaves and shaped using a glue gun to glue them together and to the card.

Finished with the sentiment and stickles on the flowers.

Mother's Day

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Christmas Blessings

 

WT893 - Let's use stars - It's Global Astronomy Month

CCC22APR - Peace

I need to get a few more Christmas cards made for my stash and this challenge is perfect. I stamped the image and left it uncolored.

I added some washi tape to the banner and die cut the star out of gold glitter card stock.

The card was finished off with the white heat embossed sentiment.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Christmas Blessings

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Just a Note

 

SC902 - This Week's Sketch

When I saw the sketch I immediately thought of this star background that I created a couple of weeks ago. I was trying a technique and did not quite get it the way it was described but I did not want to toss the layer because it still was a great background.

I added the star background, die cut the military silhouette and stamped the sentiment.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Just a Note

Love

 

CC892 - PACIFIC POINT, PEAR PIZAZZ, GORGEOUS GRAPES

I stamped the flowers & leaves and sponged the colors on then shaped them and layered.

I added prills to the centers and stickles to the edges.

For the designer paper I curled the corner then tucked a die cut lace under the corner and added some gems.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Love

Monday, April 18, 2022

Thinking of You

 

MMTPT717 - Fun Craft Technique (you pick the technique) I chose Layered Retiform technique.

USEIT2022 - Power Poppy Image

Once my card base was created I used an already stamped off Power Poppy image colored it with copics and layered.

I finished with the sentiment banner and some gems.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Thinking of You

Sunday, April 17, 2022

Birthday Cards

 

CAS686 - Happy Birthday

I am trying to build up my birthday card stash so I actually have 2 cards today.

My first card uses a single candle stamped across the card stock then colored in various copics. I then white heat embossed the sentiment and popped the candles and sentiment up on dimensionals.

My second card uses the new butterfly from DRS Designs. I just had to ink this up as soon as I received it. I then die cut the heart around the butterfly and popped it up on dimensionals.

I finished this card off also with the new birthday wishes stamp from DRS Designs white heat embossed and a few sequins for some sparkle.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Birthday cards

Birthday Butterflies

 

FS793 - This week's incredibly talented Featured Stamper Wendy Fee, better known around here as Mingo has an amazing gallery full of inspiration. I found this INSPIRATION

I am working on building up my birthday card stash and Wendy's card was perfect inspiration to use butterflies to create my background.

I used teal, purple and pink distress inks then clear heat embossed the butterflies over the inks. I then used black distress ink over the panel.

Once the panel was finished, I added some sequins and the birthday sentiment.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Birthday Butterflies

Friday, April 15, 2022

Foxy Congratulations

 

IC854 - The Postman's Knock - this was my INSPIRATION

A friend needed a woodsy themed baby congratulations card and the inspiration was perfect for me to create this little foxy card.

I used my cricut to cut out the fox and layered adding sponging to the edges of the layers. I added a bit of pink to the cheeks and layered the fox on the embossed wood which I sponged a bit of brown to the raised portions of the wood.

I finished with the white highlights on the heart and the stamped sentiment raised up on dimensionals.

Foxy Congratulations

More Sunflowers

 

MIX481 - Yellow

For my card I stamped the flowers and leaves, die cut them, shaped and sponged the colors on. Once colored I layered and added prills and stickles.

I then die cut the other layers and stamped the sentiment.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

More Sunflowers

Thank You

 

F4A634 - Renewal - Old to New

USEIT2022 - Thank you tag

For my Free for All item I used an old thank you tag that my sister in law had tied on table embellishments for my nephew's going away party when he joined the navy. I could not see throwing them away so I grabbed a couple off the table to use on some cards.

I colored up the image with copics, cut the layers and added the thank you embellishment.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Thank  you

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Dog Congrats

 

WT892 - Text Me-Use text or script on your card or images of things that text, also abbrev used in texting

I found this designer paper in my scarp drawer and it is perfect for some spring cards. I needed a few cards for my monthly pet donation and thought this would be fun paper to add with the newsprint dog.

I cut the layers, stamped the sentiment and colored up the cute dog image that my friend Polly (peeps321) sent me.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my card today. I appreciate the lovely comments. If you leave me a comment, I can stop by your blog for a visit.

Dog Congrats

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Dog Welcome

 

SC901 - This week's sketch

I created this for my pet donations. I cut the layers, die cut some card stock to match some of the colors in the paw print paper and added the welcome and punched dog.

Dog Welcome

Bear's 1st Birthday

 

CC891 - This week's Colors So Saffron, Pretty Peacock, Rococo Rose

A friend needed a 1st birthday card for her grandson and these colors are perfect.

I used my cricut and cut out the SVG file and layered adding some sponging around edges and adding some dimensionals behind some of the layers.

Bear's 1st Birthday

Monday, April 11, 2022

Hulk

 

MMTPT716 - choose Primary or Secondary colors

I went with secondary colors and created this little Hulk character using my Cricut to cut the layers, sponged on color and drew on the mouth and eyes.

Hulk

Sunday, April 10, 2022

Happy Father's Day

 

CAS685 - Boat/Nautical 

It is time for me to get started on Father's Day cards. This SAILBOAT - 887F is perfect for any father in my family.

  • I stamped the SAILBOAT - 887F with memento black ink and colored with copics and added some light sponging for the clouds.
  • Next, the SMALL HAPPY FATHER'S DAY GREETING - 827B was stamped and I used some coordinating blue from the water to color the Father's word.
  • The black card base is embossed with an old Tim Holtz emboss folder on black card stock. I then used metallic rub on and my finger to add the copper to the raised portion of the compass.

Santa

 

FS792 - This week's very talented Featured Stamper is Gayle (aka fostergaylej). I found this cute INSPIRATION

I decided to go through my scrap Christmas paper and found this cute Santa image in the stack of scraps.

I cut down the layers, die cut the holly and layered. Super fast card using my scrap Christmas papers.

Santa