Friday, January 31, 2014

Special Birthday and Sketch Frenzy Friday!

Today is my granddaughter's birthday, Happy 6th Birthday Keely!!
Today is we also have a sketch from Sketch Frenzy Friday!    This sketch was created by Marisol.
Here is what I did with the sketch:

It's your turn to show us what you can create, so grab your stamps.  Be sure to post your creations here.  Click here to see what the rest of the Design Team has created.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Paper Craft Crew Sketch Day!

It has been brutally cold here. I have been inside stamping away where it is warm.  Today we have a great sketch from Paper Craft Crew.  I hope you will play along with us this week.  Here is the sketch:

This is what I did with the sketch:
I love the birthday hat on the elephant!  It is your turn get your supplies and get creating.  Be sure to post what you create at Paper Craft Crew.  Click here to see what the rest of the design team has created.

Saturday, January 25, 2014


The kids wanted to make some cupcakes, but I didn't have the stuff to make it.  I told them the cupcakes we could make were with stamps and punches.  They weren't too happy with that but they made a couple a pictures.  I made a couple of cards using the cupcake punch, polka dots, chevron, and banners.

Stamp Sets ~ Sketched Birthday
Ink ~ Rich Razzleberry
Paper ~ Rich Razzleberry, Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie,
 Daffodil Delight, Polka Dot Parade DSP
Accessories ~ Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Cupcake Builder Punch, 
Itty Bitty Shapes Punch, Chevron Embossing Folder, Bitty Banners Framelits 

With ink on my hands,

Friday, January 24, 2014

Sketch Frenzy Friday!

I can't believe the weekend is already here!  This week went by too fast, maybe because the kids had a short week only 3 days in school this week.  Plus it is so cold!  Anyway here is a great sketch from Sketch Frenzy Friday.  Here is the sketch:

Here is what I did with this sketch:

I just love this little money in this stamp set.    It's your turn to grab your stamps and show us what you can create with this sketch. Be sure to post it here.  Also click here to see what the rest of the Design Team has created.

With ink on my hands,

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Gray Flowers

It is a little gray and gloomy here, I think it might snow again. :(    So I made a card all gray with just a little pop of yellow.  Like the sun that is trying to peek out.  I wasn't sure I would like the flowers all gray but it kinda of gives it a vintage feel.

What do you think?  I colored the three pearls with a silver sharpie.
Stamp Sets ~ Field Flowers, Petite Pairs
Ink ~ Basic Gray, Daffodil Delight
Paper ~ Smokey Slate, Basic Gray, Whisper White
Accessories ~ Scallop Oval Punch, Large Oval Punch, Pearl Basic Jewels,
Tea Lace Paper Doilies, 3/4 Basic Black Chevron Ribbon, Silver Sharpie
With ink on my hands,

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Yeah it's Wednesday!

Kids have been home on a long weekend break, but they went back to school today!:)  It is also time for a sketch from Paper Craft Crew.  With this card I used some colors I usually don't put together and stamps I haven't used much, what a great combo!  Here is the sketch from PCC:

Here is my take on the sketch:

It is hard to tell but I colored the pearls with a silver sharpie to make them gray.  I also use Baked Brown Sugar Core'dination card stock and embossed it with the Alphabet Press embossing folder, then sanded it.

It is your turn to show us what you can create with this sketch from PCC.  Don't forget to click here to see what the rest of the Design Team has created.

With ink on my hands,

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Hexagon Thank you

I needed to send out a couple of Thank you cards.  I have not used my hexagon punch much so I choose that for todays card. 

Clean and simply.  With a touch of a butterfly wherever I can add one.

Stamp Sets ~ Six-Sided Sampler, Label Something
Ink ~ Sahara Sand, Soft Sky, Calypso Coral
Paper ~ Sahara Sand, Soft Sky, Calypso Coral, Whisper White
Accessories ~ Hexagon Punch, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, 7/8 Scallop Circle Punch,
 Bitty Butterfly Punch, Honeycomb Embossing Folder

With ink on my hands,

Monday, January 20, 2014

Crushed Curry Birthday

I had forgotten I got this paper Afternoon Picnic.  It has a vintage feel to it.  I made a Birthday card to add to my stash.

Stamp Sets ~ Label Love
Ink ~ Wisteria Wonder
Paper ~ Very Vanilla, Crushed Curry, Wisteria Wonder,
 Pear Pizzazz, Afternoon Picnic
Accessories ~ Antique Brads, 7/8 Cotton Ribbon,
 Artisan Label Punch, Tea Lace Paper Doilies

 With ink on my hands,

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Manly Birthday Cards

I don't have many manly cards so I thought I would work on that today.  I have two to show you.  The first one is using the Clockworks stamp set.

The second one you could use for a teenager or older.  You could change the colors on this and it could be for teenage girl too.

Stamp Sets ~ Clockworks, Four You, Banner Greetings,
Off the Grid, Gorgeous Grunge
Ink ~ Soft Suede, Early Espresso, Crumb Cake,
 Midnight Muse, Bermuda Bay
Paper ~ Soft Suede, Early Espresso, Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake,
 Midnight Muse, Bermuda Bay, Whisper White
Accessories ~ Naturals Buttons, Linen Thread, Decorative Label Punch,
2 1/2 Circle Punch, Apothecary Accents Framelits

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Rhino Birthday

It is snowing like crazy here!  They said 1 to 3 inches but we already have 3 inches and it is still snowing.  It is a good day to stamp.  I had a stamp class this morning before it starting snowing, I will show those projects later this week.  Today I am showing you a card I saw on Laura Haffke's blog, it was so cute I had to give it a try.

Isn't he cute?  I love using the chevron punch.
Stamp Sets ~ Zoo Babies, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink ~ Basic Gray, Real Red
Paper ~ Basic Gray Whisper White, Polka Dot Parade DSP
Accessories ~ Whisper White Baker's Twine, 1" Circle Punch, Chevron Border Punch

Off to stamp some more.

Friday, January 17, 2014

It's Friday!

Great news!  I am now on the Design Team for Sketch Frenzy Friday.  Please check us out each Friday for a fun sketch.  For this weeks sketch I used the new Watercolor Wonder DSP from the new Occasion catalog from Stampin' Up!  Here is the sketch:

Here is my take on this fun sketch:

What do you think?  I love the Watercolor look of the paper.  Well it is now your turn to grab your stamps and inks to show us what you can create with the sketch.  Be sure to post it here.  Click here to see what the rest of the Design Team has created.

Project Supplies
Stamp Sets~  Express Yourself
Ink~  Island Indigo
Paper~  Gumball Green, Island Indigo,
 Smoky Slate, Watercolor Wonder DSP
Accessories~  Circle Framelits, Elegant Butterfly Punch,
 Modern Label Punch,Pearl Basic Jewels, Large Pearl Basic Jewels

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Follow My Heart

My granddaughter Keely received a new sweatshirt for Christmas, it was white, coral, and had a black sparkly heart on it.  That was the inspiration for my color scheme  for the two cards I created.  Not the usual colors you would use for a Valentine's Day cards.  Here they are:

Pretty cool right?  Lots of new products from the New Occasion catalog and SAB that will be out at the end of the month.  Off to create some more!:)

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

It's Wednesday!

The are finally going back to school and it is above 0 outside! :)

Today we also have a sketch from Paper Craft Crew.  It's a fun sketch, I turned mine sideways.  Here's the sketch:

See how I turned it sideways:

I also used new products out of the NEW Occasion Catalog.  If you did not get one and would like one please email me and I will send you one.

Now it is your turn to grab your stamps and ink, what will you create!  Post it on Paper Craft Crew blog.  Click here to see what the rest of the Design Team has created.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Mosiac Madness

Yeah!!  The kids are back in school.  I created some cards without any sayings on them incase I need to send a note to the teachers or anyone else.

Project Supplies
Stamp Sets:  Mosaic Madness
Paper:  Strawberry Slush,
 Baked Brown Sugar, Whisper White
Accessories:  Modern Mosaic Embossing Folder,
 Perfect Polka Dot Embossing Folder,
 3/8 Strawberry Slush Ruffle Stretchy Trim, Mosaic Punch

Monday, January 6, 2014

Rev up the Fun!

This is a great stamp set to make guy cards, which is what I am doing.  I don't have any!  This card I saw on Connie Babbert's blog  and I had to make it, you will see why.

I added the Silver Glimmer Brads to the wheels for hub caps.  This card can be used for any age.

Project Supplies
Stamp Sets:  Rev Up the Fun!
Paper:  Real Red, Smokey Slate, Whisper White, Basic Black
Accessories:  Basic Glimmer Brads, Epic Day Washi Tape,
 3/4 Basic Black Chevron Ribbon, Chevron Embossing Folder

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Chevron Thinking of You

This was a fun card to create.  It can be used for any occasion.  I made a couple Thinking of You.

Project Supplies
Stamp Sets:  Positively Chevron, Four You
Paper:  Sahara Sand, Perfect Plum,
 Rose Red, Gumball Green
Accessories:  Chalk Talk Framelits, Circles Framelits,
Boho Blossoms Punch, Basic Jewel Rhinestones

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Hello Doily Birthday

I saw this card awhile back, but I don't remember where or who created it.  If this is your design please let me know and I will be happy to give you the credit.  This card has a vintage feel to it, that's why I love it.

Project Supplies
Stamp Sets:  Hello, Doily, Field Flowers, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Paper:  Rich Razzleberry, Very Vanilla
Accessories:  Scallop Oval Punch, Large Oval Punch,
 Crumb Cake Seam Binding Ribbon, Pearl Basic Jewels

Friday, January 3, 2014

Birthday File

I started restocking my stash of birthday cards.  I love making the File Folder cards, so I made a birthday one.

Project Supplies
Stamp Sets:  Label Something
Paper:  Primrose Petals, Raspberry Ripple,
 Pink Pirouette, Crumb Cake
Accessories:  Envelope Punch Board, Decorative Label Punch,
 Artisan Label Punch, Boho Blossoms Punch, Beautiful Wings Embosslits,
 Basic Rhinestones Jewels, Chevron Embossing Folder, Stapler

Thursday, January 2, 2014


I love watching it snow.  It inspired me to make a snowflake card.  I just love the Silver Foil sheets  that Stampin' Up! has, so fun to use.

Project Supplies
Stamp Sets:  Snowflake Soiree
Paper:  Bermuda Bay, Whisper White,
Silver Foil Sheets, Winter Frost DSP Stack
Accessories:  Silver 1/8 Ribbon, Large Rhinestone Basic Jewels

Off to create so more.

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!  I want to thank all my family, friends, customers, and blog viewers for a great year without you it would not have been possible.

To start the new year off we have a fun sketch from Paper Craft Crew, with a theme of celebration/happy new year.  I choose to celebrate with a birthday card.  I used the stamp set Sketched Birthday.  The sketch:

This is my card I created with the sketch:

 It is now your turn to grab stamping supplies and get busy, show us what you can create with this sketch at Paper Craft Crew.  Click here to see what the rest of the Design Team has created with this sketch.