Just got this stamp set from CTMH - and had the right occasion to use it. My granddaughter experienced a "huge" disappointment over the weekend - (the first of many I am sure as she just turned 13). and I am hoping this card from Grandma will make things better. The sentiment on the inside states - "It will be OK". There is just a hint of color with coloring the green leaves and a in the tiny flowers there is a hint of orange/red. This went perfect with DP from My Minds Eye that was on clearance at Michaels for $1.79 plus 30% off and it is double sided sided. Love double sided DP. Entering challenges: Sketch Saturday - follow sketch Whoopsi Daisy - anything goes Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
I am finally in the mood to make a few Valentine cards - and again this one is cased from my upline at AMuse Studio - Chelsea - she is so creative. I had bought the stamp/die set last year (I believe it is from Hero Art) and started punching and die cutting hearts. CS is from AMuse studio and it all matches so perfectly. a little xoxo sentiment and a red heart enamel bling from CTMH and this card is ready to go in the mail in a couple of weeks.
I must confess I totally cased this from Simplicity she has such a CAS style and I can never seem to achieve that look as I always think it needs more!!! I used two different size hearts for these two cards - and don't know which one I like better - I really love them both - some washi tape a sentiment and card created - in about 5 minutes. I think I am going to look and see what other die cuts I have that I can use with this technique. Challenges: Crafting from the Heart - anything goes Whoopsi Daisy Challenge - anything goes
Every year one of my first projects of January is to make this flip calendar. This year I didn't get to them quite as quickly as I should have but life gets in the way sometimes. I print out my 12 month calendar, choose designer paper - in this case I use papers from an old DCWV paper pack from Archivers that I love and wish you could still get. Stamped my trees (old old set from SU) on white cs, colored and punched with my circle punch (glad I kept my punches) then choose a Spellbinders die that the circle would fit on and glued that on the black. The sentiment is perfect for this type of project as it had all four seasons so I use it quite often (it is from TAC which is no longer in business). Mount it all on a half sheet of black cs, using both sides. Tie with black/white ribbon and when the first 6 months are completed untie ribbon, flip and retie the ribbon so the last six months are on the outside.
I sent two of these to my chemo buddies this week as well as one to my daughter for her desk at work, every year she always asks me if I am going to make the calendars again this year. Well the answer is "of course"
Challenges: Whoopsi Daisy - anything goes Crafting from the Heart - anything goes Simply Create Too - celebrate - (celebrate the new year)
Seems like there have been several requests for chemo buddies needing a special lift of encouragement. We don't get a lot of male requests but when we did I knew what image I was going to use, it is from Pickled Potpourri a digi with 3 images - I love silhouettes - and this one was no exception. I used my stitched rounded rectangles die - love the stitched effect, the Thinking of You is from CTMH (close to my heart) and cs is from AMuse studio. I followed a sketch from Sketch Saturday to enter in their challenge this week. This was a fun easy peasy card to put together and I am hoping the gentlemen will smile when he receives this card. Challenges: Sketch Saturday - follow sketch Divas by Design - anything goes DL.ART - anything goes
Sending Happy New Year wishes to all my friends and hoping 2015 is filled with happiness, good health, peace and surprises.
This was a fun card to put together and I am liking the end result. You know how you add a bit of this and a little of that and well it turned out pretty nice. This is a precolored digi from Doodle Pantry and the DP is included in the set too. I used my stitched circle dies (which I love) and then decided to cut out numbers in gold also. The number dies are from AMuse Studio.
I made just a couple of New Years cards to send out this year - this one is for my daughter then I made one for my chemo buddy and one for my senior buddy. This was a snap to put together especially when I used a pre-colored digi from Doodle Pantry and the set comes with DP to go with. I used the DP behind my phone then used some double sided strip on my base card. Punched out the 2015 from AMuse Studio dies - added a bit of twine and a sentiment and this card is read for the mail. Challenges: SketchSaturday - follow sketch Penny's Paper Crafts - anything goes Cute Card Thursday - anything goes Sweet Stampin Challenge - anything goes
I am a hopelessly addicted stamper. I retired from nursing in July 2013, a career that I loved. I am married to a guy that loves to fish as much as I love to craft (more stamping time for me) and we share our home with 2 big beautiful dogs - Bella and CoCo and 2 cats - Nikki and Calli.