Friday, July 30, 2010

Teeny Chihuahua Card

You guys all know what a sucker I am for cute dog stamps. This one is just a look alike for my little Tiffers! I had to use it. I think it is so cute. LOL yeah...I say that about every dog hehe.

Supplies used on this project:
Image-Teacup Chihuhua, Wink Wink Ink; sentiment Inky Antics
Papers-Neenah white card stock, teal and soft yellow solid card stock, DP soft yellow dot and teal distressed print unknown
Dog-e41, e30, e43, r00
Cup-bg01, bg05, bg07, y11, y21,w1, g03, g05, 0
Misc-white daisies (Color Me Crazy), yellow flower centers (Dew Drops and jewels from Hobby Lobby), dimensional adhesive, Martha Stewart leaf punch, white trim (Hobby Lobby by the yard), Lg. Nestie circle die, 2 white metal dots (JoAnn's)

Challenges this project qualifies for:
Cupcake Inspiration-#69 photo inspiration
Rosie & Dee-#76 Animals
Creative Inspiration-#71 Animals
Charisma Cardz-#30 something with a tail
Dutch Dare-#83 Anything Goes
Paper Play-#30 Anything Goes
Quirky Crafts-#32 Sketch
Crafting Ho's- Photo inspiration


Stamp Something Challenge-Christmas Somethings

In all honesty it's really challenging for me to do Christmas projects when it's 100' outside! I just can't get in the spirit hehe. Nevertheless I managed to take this sweet Tilda and turn her into a Christmas card. Our Stamp Something challenge this week is Christmas. Please don't miss out on the gorgeous inspiration our team has for you! I can't wait to see what you all come up with! I hope it's easier for you to find the Christmas spirit during these hot summer days!

Supplies used on this project:
Image-Magic Tilda, Magnolia; sentiment is my own and computer generated
Papers-Neenah white card stock, DP Basic Grey "wassail" pad
Ink-Memento Tuxedo Black
Skintones-yr0000, e000, e21
Hair-e34, e35, e37
Dress-e41, e30, e53, r39, r89
Crown/wand-y21, y26, e25, e27m, yg95, yg97
Misc-Smooch "illuminate", Holtz distress ink "walnut stain", sponge, Nesties lg. oval and scalloped oval, flat lace trim (Hobby Lobby by the yard), Martha Stewart leaf punch, various Prima blossoms, dimensional adhesive

Challenges this project qualifies for:
Create 4 Fun-#30 Flowers
Drunken Stampers-#26 Christmas
Sweet Stampin-#36 Vintage
Magnolia Down Under-#56 Christmas
Sweet Sunday Sketch-#79 Sketch
The Crafty Pad-#81 Vintage
Stamptacular Sunday-#69 Christmas
Wild Orchid-#2 Lace
Tuesday Morning-Christmas
Tuesday Throwdown-#10 Christmas
Little Red Wagon-#39 Christmas
Dutch Dare-#83 Anything goes
Paper Play-#30 Anything Goes


Thursday, July 29, 2010

Best of Friends

For the Digital Delights Birthday Blog Hop click HERE

I am a big fan of the Gorjuss Girl stamps! I decided it would be fun to put two together for a friends card.

Supplies used on this project:
Images-Flower Girl and Just A Girl, Gorjuss Girl Stamps Sugar Nellie
Ink-Memento Tuxedo Black
Papers-Neenah white card stock, DP The Paper Studio, black, gray, and pastel pink solid color card stock
Skintones-yr0000, e000, e21
Blonde hair-y21, e53, yr23
Brown hair-e34, e35, e37
Dresses-c1, c3, c5, c7, c9, r81, r83
Misc-black Sakura glaze pen, Nesties lg label die, black fuzzy flower ribbon (cut into 4 separate flowers), Martha Stewart border and leaf punches, pink and black sticky gems, pink paper roses (Prima and Recollections), chalks for cheeks, dimensional adhesive

Challenges this project qualifies for:
Stamp Simply-#148 two of something (two friends)
Dutch Dare-#83 Anything goes
Paper Play-#30 Anything Goes
Sugar Bowl-#40Do it yourself
Fussy and Fancy-#16 Pink & Black


Whoooo needs get well wishes?

For the Digital Delights Birthday Blog Hop click HERE

Who wouldn't feel better with such a cute owl carrying get well wishes? I like pocket cards and am sorry I don't have a template to share with you. This one is just copied from one I purchased. My cute little Dr. Owl is from Digital Delights. Also some of the images at DD are retiring soon and are currently 50% off! Click here for details.

Supplies used on this project:
Image-Doc Hooty and sentiments, Digital Delights
Papers-Neenah white card stock, DP Stampin Up, Chocolate Chip Stampin Up solid card stock
Copics-e57, e59, w1, w3, w00, 0, yr04, yr09, r24, y17, y26, bg72, bg75
Misc-Smooch "Silver", Ranger Glossy Accents, aqua button, brown twine, brown grosgrain ribbon, 1/4" Scor tape, scoring tool

Challenges this project qualifies for:
Copic Creations-Birds
Stamp, Scrap and Doodle-digi
Oh Alice-birds
Rosie & Dee-#76 Animals
Character Cafe'-#26 Pocket card
Stamp Simply-#148 two of something (two parts to the card and two sentiments)
Stamp with Fun-#69 masculine
Creative Inspirations-#71 Animals


Mo's Digital Challenge #42 Thinking Christmas

For the Digital Delights Birthday Blog Hop please click HERE

It's really difficult for me to think about Christmas when the head index is 110'! I try to keep reminding myself of the huge amounts of snow we had last winter and that helps me make it through! I do enjoy coloring Christmas images! This is my favorite Christmas image of Mo's! I love how sweet and delicate she's made her. I hope you can join us this week and don't forget to check out the samples the team has for you on the blog!

Supplies used on this project:
Image-Christmas Holly Fairy, Mo's Digital Pencil
Papers-Neenah white card stock, Barely Blue Stampin Up card stock, DP "wonderful winter" My Minds Eye
Skintones-yr0000, e000, e21, r11 (lips)
Hair-e35, e37
Dress-e41, e30, e43, b000, b00, b01
Holly wings-yg91, yg93, yg95, yg97
Misc-distressing tool, blue and pink blossoms, Martha Stewart leaf punch, Smooch "illuminate"

Challenges this project qualifies for:
Sweet Stampin-#36 Vintage
Crafty Pad-#81 Vintage
Stamptacular-#69 Christmas
Drunken Stampers-#26 Christmas
Polka Doodles-#29 Christmas
Cupcake Craft-#101 Pastel Christmas
Tuesday Morning Sketch-Christmas
Tuesday Throwdown-#10 Christmas
Flutterby Wednesday-#115 Anything goes
Little Red Wagon-#39 Christmas


Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Digital Delights Design Team Birthday Blog Hop

Welcome! I hope you will enjoy our projects for you and find some inspiration to create your own! If you arrived here from Kay you are right on track! If you would like to start at the top head on over to Digital Delights.

Each team member has a hidden Digital Delights image somewhere on their blog.
My image is Party Pippin and looks like this:
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You can also have a copy of your very own Birthday Pippin (click to enlarge before saving)
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Birthday Pippin

When you find this little cutie on my blog please email me at with the subject "I Found It" and then tell me where. Comments will not count as entries. Correct entries emailed to me will be eligible for my prize..."Party Pippin" that I used to create my project below. Grand prize (see photo below) will be chosen on Saturday the 31st. There will be ONE winner from all correct entries on both Digital Delights DT and the Challenge Team hops.

Now I get to share my project with you! I'd seen lots of the cute apron cards around, but found this one and thought it was a little different and would work well for what I was after. The recipe was just one I Googled for Margaritas.

Supplies used on this project:
Image-Party Pippin, Digital Delights
Papers-Neenah white card stock, unknown DP, Barely Blue Stampin Up card stock, black card stock
Mouse-w1, w3, w5, 0, r11
Party Favors-b00, b01
Margarita-yg0000, yg11
Glass-b0000, b000
Misc-4 large white eyelits, white satin ribbon, 1/4" Scor tape, large black button, smaller blue button, white twine, Apron tutorial here, Stickles "frosted lace" to salt the glass

Thanks for hopping with us today!
I'll send you on over to see what Marlene has to share with you today!

Challenges this project qualifies for:
Charisma Cardz-#29 Anything but square
Character Cafe'-#26 Pocket Card
Stamp, Scrap, & Doodle-Digi
Rosie & Dee-#76 Animals


Monday, July 26, 2010

Pollycraft Challen ge #54 Love and Marriage

This week at Pollycraft Monday Challenge our theme is love and marriage. I always enjoy making a wedding card so that's the direction I ran. I hope you will have time to check out the samples by the Polly Girls and join us!

Supplies used on this project:
Image-Cherry Kisses-wedding, sentiment-Mr and Mrs Mini Doodle Set, Pollycraft Designs
Papers-Neenah White card stock, Bashful Blue card stock Stampin Up, white card stock and mulberry paper unknown
Skintones-yr0000, e000, e31
Her hair-e97, e99
His hair-e33, e35
Her dress-w1, 0, b000, b00
His tux-w1, w3, w4, w7, b000, b00
Misc-3 white buttons, Smooch "illuminate", tiny sticky pearls, white blossoms, white organdy ribbon to tie bows, strip of lace ruffle, dimensional adhesive, Cuttlebug and embossing folder

Challenges this project qualifies for:
Crafty Creations-#77 happy/sweet
Creative Cottage-#19 texture
Everybody Art-#100 blue and white
Cooking it up with Katie-#23 Recipe: buttons, bows and blue
ECP-#17 Photo Inspiration
Friday Sketchers-#112 Sketch
Stamp Simply-#148 two of something (two people)
Frosted Designs-song lyric "all you need is love"
Totally Gorjuss-#40 congratulations
Stamp, Scrap, & Doodle-digi
Daisy Doodles-#13 Wedding
Practical Scrappers-use 7 or more items


Sunday, July 25, 2010

Green Eyed Get Well

I have a pretty girl with green eyes and two kittens to share on my project today. I had so much fun coloring her...especially her gorgeous hair! I hope you like it too! If you do stop over at Sweet Pea Stamps be sure to check out the sale items! She's also added a gorgeous plate that will ship out early August! Here's a quick picture of that sheet. I can't wait to get my Copics on those!

Supplies used on this project:
Image-Purple Comfort, Sweet Pea Stamps; Fairy sentiment Whiff of Joy
Papers-Neenah white card stock, DP The Girls Paperie, solid pink textured card stock Bazzill
Skintones-yr0000, e000, e01, e21
Hair-e35, e37, e59, e49
Dress-r81, r83, r85, e41, e30, e43
Eyes-b0000, b000, b00, b01
Misc-pink Prima roses, Smooch "Illuminate and Gold", Stickles "crystal", EK leaf punch

Challenges this project qualifies for:

Stamp Simply-#148...2 of something (kittens)
Create 4 Fun-#30 flowers
Rosie & Dee-#76 Animals
Pixie Cottage-#28 Sketch


Yummy Chocolate Birthday Wishes

I hope you all like my blog's new look! I am so thrilled with how it turned out! It's exactly what I wanted and she finished it in about a week! I highly recommend Pamela if you're in the market! Her link is at the bottom of my blog.

This little beauty's photograph does not do her justice! My camera set up doesn't work well for tall cards I'm afraid. I still hope you can get an idea of how pretty it is. The cake is topped with shiny dark chocolate. I love to use that for chocolate confections! This paper is out of one of the huge stack pads at Micahel's and I love it. It's so soft and elegant.

Supplies used on this project:
Image-Anabel Lulu, Stamping Bella
Papers-white Couture card stock, DP Best of Brenda Walton stack, pink and green solid card stock
Skintones-yr0000, e000, e21
Dress-rv10, rv11, e33, e34, e37
Cake-g40. g21, yg63
Flowers-rv32, rv34, y08, y11, bv11, bv13, e49
Misc-black Sakura glaze pen for her hair, Stickles "black diamond" for flower centers, wide pink organdy ribbon for bow, dimensional adhesive, pink blossom, border punch Martha Stewart

Challenges this project qualifies for:
Craftalicious-#4 Birthday
Charisma Cardz-#29 Any shape but square


Friday, July 23, 2010

New Blog Design

Please excuse the mess while The Posh Box redesigns my blog.


Stamp Something Challenge-Flowery Somethings

This week at Stamp Something we are all about flowers! I'm amazed at the blossoms out there! My favorite spot to grab them is Wild Orchid Crafts and they are the sponsor of this week's challenge! You will not want to miss out on this!
My little wedding card is in honor of some friends of ours who married this weekend. Their wedding was in Mississippi so we were not able to attend. I am really pleased with how the card turned out. The cake didn't photograph well, but the white layers are painted with Smooch in "moonlight".
Please stop by Stamp Something to see the gorgeous samples by the team and to join us!

Supplies used on this project:
Image-Sweet Wedding Cake, Whimsy Digital Stamps; Love Sentiment, Pollycraft Designs
Papers-white Couture card stock, DP Bo Bunny "Summer Cottage Mist", navy and white card stock, silver shimmer paper
Copics-w00, w1, b0000, b93, b95, b97
Misc-Smooch "illuminate, moonlight, and silver", Cuttlebug and swiss dots embossing folder, silver sticky gems, silver glitter chipboard flourishes Making Memories, blue and white Prima roses, EK leaf punch

Challenges this project qualifies for:
Daisy Doodles-#13 wedding
Everybody Art-#100 blue and white
There She Goes-#64 dots (embossed) and chipboard (silver glitter flourishes)
Creative Cottage-#19 touchy feely
Ai Factory-#44 flowers
Crafty Creations-#77 happy or sweet

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Ladybug ladybug...

This is my all time favorite Louby Loo image! I think it's so cute. I added a second one and flipped it for this project. I found the little poem on line and thought it fit perfectly.

Supplies used on this project:
Image-Lara Ladybug, Digital Delights by Louby Loo
Papers-white Couture card stock, DP Best of K & Co. stack, riding hood red Stampin Up, gold and green DP scraps unknown
Skintones-yr0000, e000, e21
Ladybug-r35, r24, r29
Shoes-r29, w5, w7 and red Spica marker
Outline shading-w1, w3, w5, 0
Misc-Black Sakura gel pen for dots, red wood flowers Stampin Bella

Challenges this project qualifies for:
Practical Scrappers-something in your stash that's 1 yr old (wood flowers)
Drunken Stampers-Sketch
Papertake Weekly-cute

Mo's Digital Challenge #41 Paper Piecing

This week at Mo's Challenge we want to see paper piecing! It's not any big deal to paper piece digital stamps! I just use some double stick tape to stick my printed paper on top of my plain printer paper. I also make sure the image is set up to print at the top of my paper page. This has always worked like a charm for me...I'm sure there's other ways out there too. I hope you will have a chance to join us. Don't forget to stop by Mo's Challenge blog and see the inspiration samples by the team!

Supplies used on this project:
Image-Pammy's Stocking, Mo's Digital Pencil
Papers-white Couture card stock, Basic Grey DP "wassail"
Skintones-yr0000, e000, e21
Hair-e9, e99, e09
Stocking-w1, 0, e33, e34, e30, e41, r81, r83, r85, r24, yg91, yg93, yg97, b93, b95
Outline shading-e41, e30, yg91, w1
Misc-poinsettia blossoms, red gem dots (Hobby Lobby), Martha Stewart leaf and border punches, Smooch "Illuminate"

Challenges this project qualifies for:
Double Dutch-#48 Sketch
Creative Cottage-#19 touchy feely
Ai Factory-#44 flowers

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Another Pretty Peony Tilda

I am in love with this Tilda. She is so fun to color. I hope you don't get tired of my projects using her hehe. I also used the new dies from Magnolia to make the big blossom. They are really cool! I did use a large stylus to add some curve to the petals.

Supplies used on this project:
Image-Tilda with Peony
Papers-white Couture card stock, DP is Darice
Skintones-yr0000, e000, e01, e21
Hair-y26, yr24, e34
Dress/shoes-r20, r32, r22, r24, y0000, y00, w00
Flower-yg91, yg93, y0000, y00, r20
Misc-Martha Stewart border punch, 2 mini diamond brads, Magnolia chandelier garland (clear), Magnolia Doohicky die (blossom), two small roses, EK leaf punch, Smooch "illuminate", Stickles "crystal", Ranger Glossy Accents

Challenges this project qualifies for:
Frosted Designs-border punches
Just Magnolia-Sketch #64
Paper Sundaes-327 make your own flower
Flourishes-#76 photo inspiration

Monday, July 19, 2010

House Mouse and Friends Challenge #74-The Letter B

Time for another HM&F Challenge. This week the theme is the letter B. You can take that any direction you wish. I went the bunny direction. I love this stamp and hadn't used it yet. Please check out the team's ideas here this and join us!

Supplies used on this project:
Image-Wishin Well, Happy Hoppers
Papers-white Couture card stock
Bunnies-w1, w3, w5, e41, e53, e13, r11
Background-b21, 0
Rocks-c3, c5, c7, e30, e43, 0
Wood-0, e25, e27, e29
Jar-0, bg10, v000
Ground-yg91, yg93
Misc-Flower soft "polar white" for bunny tails, wide white organdy ribbon for bow, Ranger Glossy Accents for glass jar, Smooch in silver for coins, rub on sentiment

Challenges this project qualifies for:
Papertake Weekly-Outdoors
Stamp Scrap and Doodle- Animals

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Pretty Peony Tilda

This is one of my newer Tilda stamps....Tilda with Peony. I love peonies and so wish I had some that grew in my yard. They are such a beautiful blossom and smell so incredible. I think the sparkly Prima flowers set it off well too. I just have to have the sparkle!

Supplies used on this project:
Image-Tilda with Peony; sentiment-My Sentiments Exactly
Papers-white Couture card stock, yellow and orange card stock Bazzill, DP Jillybean Soup "yellow squash"
Skintones-yr0000, e000, e21
Hair-e37, e29, 0
Dress/shoes-yr00, yr12, yr15, w1, w3, 0
Flower-y21, yr12, yr15, yg91, yg93, yg95
Outline-y0000, y00. e41, 0
Misc-Paper piercing tool and white gel pen for faux stitching, Smooch "illuminate", Stickles "crystal", Ranger Glossy Accents, sticky pearl gems, Prima Blossoms "Symphony Blend Allegro Orange", EK Leaf punch, chalk for cheeks, dimensional adhesive for Tilda panel, Sticky dots for blossoms

Challenges this project qualifies for:
Whoopsie Daisy-July-Vibrant colors
Tuesday Throwdown-#8 Stitching
Truly Scrumptious-Sketch
Totally Gorjuss-Thinking of you #39
Stamptacular Sunday-368 Favorite ice cream flavor (lemon/orange sherbet)
Magnolia Down Under-#55 Summer (colors)