Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Digital Tuesday Challenge-Distress It

Hello All and Happy Tuesday!!

Yesterday was a relaxing Monday and it. was. fantastic. :) Pretty sure besides running to Walmart for diapers (no way out of that trip) and working on DT projects I didn't accomplish much. 

*Insert a big relaxed sigh here.*

It's time once again for another challenge at Digital Tuesday Challenge This week's theme is "distress it." I might have went a little overboard with the ink pad, but distressed it is! The image is by Saturated Canary. I'll list my copics below. The flowers are a wide assortment and the brooch from Micheals. I added the sentiment printing it off using Trajan Pro font. The tulip die is from the Storybook Cricut cartridge. Also, added some cheesecloth.

Our Sponsor: Sans Design

Skin: E000, 00, 53 RV11, 00
Hair: E57, 35, 33
Yellow: Y28, 26, 11
Gray: C00, 1, 3
Pink: RV11, 00, 000
Grass: G99, 21, YG63 & white gel pen
Sky: B000, 0000, C00
Depth: W3

Simon Says Stamp-Anything Goes

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Sunday, April 28, 2013


Shewee! What a week! Here's hoping this week slows down just a bit. 

It's another week at Make It Monday. This week we're being sponsored by Meljen's Designs. I have chosen to use Pappa Bear. Thought it would be a perfect image for a Father's Day card. I printed it off on kraft cardstock and then just highlighted some of the areas with copics. The paper is from Basic Grey.
A word from our sponsor:
Meljen's Designs is a lovely stamp company owned and illustrated by Melissa Jenkins. She illustrates whimsical rubber and digital images inspired by her kids and family. Meljen's Designs has new releases along with a new challenge every Thursday, a Guest Designer each month at the Meljen's Designs Blog, and freebies and promos now and then on our facebookFAN PAGE!  Please visit the Meljen's Designs line of stamps at our store HERE to browse through all of Melissa's lovely designs! You can also see Melissa's rubber stamps at her corner of Whimsy Stamps, too!

Meljen Designs Digital Stamps  are giving away the lovely prize of the winner's choice of 4 single digis!

Check out this week's POTW:

 Love the simplicity of it!

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Friday, April 26, 2013


Another week has flown by and it's still crazy here, so this will be short and sweet and hard to beat. ;) 

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Mother's Day & Winner

I love it when creativity can be swapped!! Remember when I posted about this etsy shop? Well, we're trading talents. :) She needs some Mother's Day cards and I "need" a new purse. I'm convinced I'm receiving the better end of the deal, but it was her idea. I couldn't refuse! 

BTW...she has some new styles in, so you should definitely go check them out! It will be a hard decision.

I was inspired by this card.

I had lots of fun rummaging through my stash to find all sorts of goodies. 

Winner of etsy gift card: LORi

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Sunday, April 21, 2013


Hey Everyone! Another week has come and gone and it's time for another challenge at Make It Monday. This week I used an image called Cowboy Luka.
Isn't he cute!? I kept the layout clean and simple.

A word from our sponsor:
With a large range of Sketch and Ciao markers and refills available, Pink Paper Paradise has your colouring needs covered.
They stock a wide selection of stamps from La La Land Crafts, Flourishes, The Greeting Farm and Saturated Canary.
Free postage is available on orders over $75.00
Although Pink Paper Paradise is only available to Australian Customers
The fabulous prize of a rubber stamp

(Fairy Wishes  - Saturated Canary)
Fairy Wishes
offerered to the winning random commenter is available world wide.

POTW: Isn't it awesome?
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Friday, April 19, 2013

Sister Act Card Challenge-Anything Goes

Hi, All!

It's time for another challenge at Sister Act Card Challenge. As always, we're an 'Anything Goes' challenge blog, so link up and have fun!

I chose to use a clip art set by Resale Clipart for my card this week. It's called Paris Girls Black

This card went together pretty quick since I didn't have to color the image. Isn't she cute!?

We're being sponsored by 
so come on over and play with us!

Don't forget: it's the last day to enter my blog candy:
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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Springtime @ DTC

Happy Tuesday! We're celebrating spring today at Digital Tuesday Challenge. Our sponsor is The Paper Nest Dolls. I chose to work with Sunflower Girl. She seemed perfect to help me decorate this "Sunshine Box" I made for a lady at our church who just found out she has breast cancer. The shoebox is from Yellow Box flip flops. Got my first pair this year!
Included in the box:
Stax Chips-"When life "stax" up against you."
Hand Soap-"Wash your worries away."
Lemonheads-"When life deals you lemons, have lemonheads."
Lotion-"Smooth your troubles away."
Air Freshener-"For when life stinks!"
Kleenex-"For obvious reasons."

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Sunday, April 14, 2013

Make It Monday

Hello! Welcome back to another post for Make It Monday. We are an Anything Goes challenge blog and we'd love for you to join us. This week we're being sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps. They are giving away 7 digis!! Wow!
I chose to work with Brat Cupcake Wagon
Sorry this is such a scattered post. My brain is trying to play catch up! 
Hope you have a great week!!!


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Friday, April 12, 2013

Sister Act Card Challenge #2

Another week has flown by and we're heading into our 2nd challenge at Sister Act Card Challenge. Lots of creative entries last week! Thanks for joining us. It's easy to play because we're anything goes. Wanna come over and have some fun? 

We're being sponsored by The Doodle Garden this week. Oodles of cuteness is going on there! I chose to use Little Sailor Boy.  Adorable, right?!
The twine comes from My Mind's Eye. I used the cricut to cut out the stars. I seem to have misplace the paper pack, so I'm not for sure where it's from. 
Brown: E57, 35, 33
Skin: E51, 000, 0000, RV11, 00
Yellow: Y28, 26
Blue: BG75, 49, 78

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Tuesday, April 9, 2013


Another week at DTC and the theme is "boys." Why is that such a hard one for me?

I inked up Oops Teddy from Spesch Stamps. They are offering the winner 3 digis, so why not come on over and play?

 The paper and twine are from My Mind's Eye.

My SIL is over for the week and we plan on doing lots of crafting, so I'm gonna be pretty quiet for a couple of days. 

Have a great day!!
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Sunday, April 7, 2013

Make It Monday

Happy Monday!!! Welcome to another start of the week. I sure hope this week is wonderful for you!

This week at Make It Monday, we are being sponsored by MilkCoffee. When you check out their digis, you're going to have a hard time picking out your favorite one. Just sayin'. They are generously offering this week's winner the choice of 3!!! I chose to work with:

Unfortunately, I've lost my copic list again. I'm going to have to figure out a better way to keep track of those. The paper is from basicgrey. Added some cheesecloth and lace to give it a vintage feel. 
Go show her some love!

Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
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Friday, April 5, 2013

Sister Act Card Challenge #1

Hello and welcome to the first challenge at Sister Act Card Challenge! We're super excited about this new blog and we hope you'll join us every week. It is an anything goes challenge and we have lots of yummy sponsorship lined up! So come on over and play...
Our first sponsor is Crafty Sentiments Designs. I chose to use Snowman Song. The paper is from Echo Park-Holly Jolly Christmas. The branch was cut out with my cricut and the flowers are random. Bling is Recollections. I added some stickles to make it shimmer like sparkling snow. 
Red: R39, E18
Blue: BG01, 05
Orange: YR04
Browns: E57, 33
Gray: 110, C7
Cheeks: RV00, 000
Highlights: BG0000

Won't ya join us?
 Go check out the rest of the design team. We have a fantastic group of ladies!
Sarah-Paper Tree 

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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Happy Mother's Day

I got out another one of my old Magnolia images today. I was at Hobby Lobby a few weeks ago and saw the sunflowers and knew I would pair them with this stamp. Actually kinda surprised that I remembered I had it... :)
I also got out some old paper from K & Company and went with a vintage flair for this card. I followed the sketch from Sketch Saturday. The pearls, wooden pieces, and bling are from Micheals. The lace, sunflowers, and cheese cloth are from Hobby Lobby. 
 Close up:
 Crafting for all Seasons-Floral Delight

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Under the Weather?

Got out one of my older Magnolia images to play with tonight. It's been awhile since I've inked her up and she caught my eye, so out she came. Isn't she a cutie? (BTW...do you get out your old images or do they collect dust)?
I followed the sketch from Magnolia Down Under. The bling, wood pieces, pearls, and lace came from Micheals. The flowers are from all over. 

This card is for sale. Thank you for considering!

Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 53, RV11
Hair: E00, 33, 47
Purple: BV02, 04, 17
Orange: YR18, 14, 12
Gray: W5, 3, 00

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Midweek Magnolias-Favorite Stamp (Hard to pick a favorite, but this image reminds me of the weather lately).

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Wow! April, really? Goodness! 
It's time for another challenge at DTC and this week we'd like to see a new trend on your cards. I chose to use washi tape (from Recollections). Our sponsor is Oak Pond Creations and they're giving the winner 3 digis. I used georgia's daisies. The paper is from Simple Stories.

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