Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Purple, Green & Black

This weeks Delightful Challenge is to use Purple, Green & Black. I used this cute image called Wizard Toby and Oval Halloween Sentiment. Papers are Basis Dark Purple, Sour Apple Pop Tones, and White Gloss from Paper Temptress. The papers were embossed a spider web folder.

TSG Inspiration

Here is my card for this weeks There She Goes inspiration challenge. I used Puppy Love, Bee Cause, Art in the Window stamps sets. The papers are mixture from my stash.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Purple Thinking of You

I used Pals Paper Arts sketch layout. I used current DP and some mix of new and retired card stock.

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Stampin Up cards

This first card I made at a stamp class with my friend Michelle. It uses Gratitude stamp set.

This second card is my favorite card. I love this color combination of Crumb Cake & Cranberry Cobbler. The stamp set is French Foliage. I don't remember the sentiment saying set name. I made this at my friend Diane's.
I am entering Let's Ink It up challenge.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Fisherman Birthday

Well, September has sure flown by. This is my last post as a Guest Designer for Firecracker Designs by Pamela. I used Fisherman Fin. There are some amazing sayings with this set. I chose to use Clearly Greetings. The fishing line is dental floss.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Make it Sparkle

Welcome to another Delightful Challenge. This week challenge is to Make it Sparkle. I used Vampire Pippin and Halloween Sentiment set. I used Sparkle Negro for the base. Vintage Swirl Lustre and Blumarino Incandescent are perfect papers for adding more sparkle. All papers are from Paper Temptress.

Mercy Sketch #92

I used Mercy's Tuesday Sketch for the layout. Creamy Carmel is the base. I paired it with Rich Razzleberry and Early Espresso. This cute image is from Phindy's Place called Back to Nature. It is going to Operation Write Home which fits Phindy's Friday Challenge.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Winter Birthday

Operation Write Home had a few challenges on Facebook on Sunday. This was for a winter birthday. I combined it with Unscripted sketches challenge to use the sketch and go Monochromatic. The penguin and words are on Light Blue but for some reason photographed white.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

OWH Birthday Card

I used Stampin Up papers Almost Amethyst and Pear Pizazz and retired DP. The funky vase is the ornament punch trimmed done..
OWH Facbook Summer Challenge
Crafty Ho's Sketch Challenge.
Phindy's Place- Any card for OWH

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Firecracker Designs by Pamela Blog Hop

Welcome to Firecracker Designs by Pamela September Blog Hop. . I used So Far Away stamp set. The theme this month was either a house or using a FCD sketch. I used sketch #21. I just love this image for making hero cards for Operation Write Home. The image is stamped with Chocolate Brilliance ink on Cream Bristol. This is paired with Tangy Orange Pop Tones and Chocolate Truffle Linen.

Blog Hop Details:

This is a “circular blog hop” where the only beginning is wherever you start!! You don’t have to go to a ’starting blog’, or try to find your way to the ‘ending blog’. You will know you are at the end of the blog hop when you’ve come back to the blog you’ve started from! It’s not a huge circle…so it should be easy to remember where you started. :0)

BLOG CANDY!! (free 4×5 stamp set (my choice) OR you choose 4 free digis!!) One winner will be chosen from a mystery blog hostess…so you’ll want to leave a comment on EVERY blog so you don’t miss out! It’s like a treasure hunt inside a blog hop…he he he Please check back here on Tuesday for the winner results.

Your next stop is Pamela's blog.

I told you I was sick

This image and saying are part of Mr Bones Digital set. This set has a few different images. I love this saying. It is from Firecracker Designs by Pamela. All papers are Stampin Up.

Phindy's Place- Anything goes for OWH

Friday, September 17, 2010

Birdie Wishes

Here is my second take on There She Goes Sketch. I remembered this time to do a birthday card. I used Birdie Wishes stamp set. The frame around the saying is Unity. The papers are retired Stampin Up.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Delightful Challenge

It is time for another Delightful Challenge. This week is all about pumpkins. We want to see a pumpkin somewhere on your project. Dark Purple Basis & Sour Apple Pop Tones are the main colors. The images are printed on embossed on Crystal Metallic. The pumpkin is part of the Halloween Accessories set from Digital Delights by Louby Loo. Ghost in Cauldron is the main image. Purple Stickles frame the image.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

There She Goes Sketch Challenge

Ok, I had meant to post this earlier but want to get it posted before I forget. This is for There She Goes Sketch Challenge. I used a couple different Halloween sets. The paper is Silver Lustre which shows through the inks.

Phindy's Green challenge

I used Petticoat Patty from Phindy's Place for this week's challenge to go green at Phindy's Friday Challenge. The sketch is from Tuesday Morning. The ribbon is Mary Arts. The papers are SU Really Rust, Garden Green & Whisper White.

Monday, September 13, 2010

U Stamp Cool Moves Winners

First Congrats to Galla & Nancy S. for winning passes to UStamp Cool Moves. I will forward your email adresss on. You can register by today for $19.99 if you didn't win. Go here to get all the information.
My card is a case of one from UStamp with Dawn & Friends Early Fall. The original had snowflakes. I used Itty Bitty stamp set and Curly Cute for words. Crumb Cake was sprayed with Log Cabin Smooch.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

U Stamp Cool Moves

I have been choosen to be a guest designer for UStamp with Dawn & Friends Cool Moves. This is one of the cards that I did for the challenge. I used Pun Fun stamp set. Cherry Cobbler, Early Espresso and Very Vanilla SU card stock. I have 2 passes to give away. So good luck!

Here is what you can expect...

* 40 Color Combos with NO REPEATS, showcasing EVERY Stampin' Up! Color

* 40 Movement Cards with co-ordinating envelope

* 40 Regular cards with co-ordinating envelope

* All Projects include downloadable PDF with Photo's

* Designer hosted chats with prizes

* Open Chat Room 24x7

* Gallery to share your re-creations

* Prizes, Prizes and MORE Prizes!!

* A totally cool blinkie for your website/blog

So, leave me a comment and be sure to include your e-mail and name so I can forward them on to Dawn if you are my winner. I will draw for a winner on September 13th, so you have until midnight on the 12 to comment on this post.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Firecracker Birthday

I created this fun birthday card for my GDT for Firecracker Designs by Pamela. The base is Baisis Red. Light Blue Crepe frames the image. With Sparkle Mangue added some bright colors. I used Beary special digital image. I just think he is so cute. I love that the saying comes with the image. The ribbon is from Paper Temptress.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Tiger & Scarecrow

Welcome to another fantastic Delightful Challenge. This week we are asking you to use ribbon, ribbon, & ribbon and to use the picture above for inspiration. I went with the colors. I used 4 different ribbons from Really Reasonable Ribbon who is the sponsor this week. The ribbon is amazing. Cupcake Timmy was printed on White Gloss and colored with blender pen and inks. Happy Birthday is the perfect sentiment with this image.

It is also Digi Day on SNR for Digital Delights for Louby Loo. The freebie this week is this cute scarecrow. I paper pieced his clothes. I added stickles to the pumpkin for sparkle. The layout is Mercy's Tuesday sketch.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010


I am loving paper piecing with digital images. It makes coloring eaiser. I will be back later with some awesome news and blog candy. This fits Phindy's Place Challenge.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Digital Tuesday

Digital Delights is sponsoring Digital Tuesday. The challenge is spots and stripes. I used Fairy image from Digtal Delights by Louby Loo. Basis Brown and Baisis Pink are a wonderful combination. My dots on the circles are Shimmer White paint. I use the pencil end of a new pencil to create my dots.

Sunday, September 5, 2010


This beautiful image is from Firecracker Designs by Pamela and is a free image till Sept. 13. I printed it on Sparkle Card stock and colored with inks and blender pens. This is for TSG challenge of 1 pattern paper, 2 card stocks and 3 embellishments.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Case Cards

Both cards are cases from Ustamp with Dawn Fall 2010. I just followed the layouts of Marlene Salvato. My first card uses Concord Crush & Vanilla. I wanted to try and create a Christmas card that didn't have the usual colors. I like how this turned out. What do you think? The second card is Early Espresso, Cherry Cobbler and Vanilla. The stamp set is Pun Fun.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Christmas Paper Piecing

Phindy's Place challenge this week is paper piecing. I have never tried this and it is actually easier than I thought. I am using Petticoat Patty. I am using paper from a Holiday kit that Create with TLC is doing.

Sweet n Sassy Cards

This card is for the flower accent challenge. I used a retired stamp set. I cased a card from Ustamp by Dawn fall 2010. The papers are SU retired cardstock.
This card is for the sketch challenge. I used the same SU papers for this card as the card above. The ribbon is from Paper Temptress.

Count Your Blessings

I am so excited to share this card with you. I am Guest Design Team member for September for Firecracker Designs by Pamela. I just love Count Your Blessings image. It makes for a quick card. I went with a vintage feel for the card. I used Distress Stickles for the dots to give the card more texture. Tangy Orange is the base. Olive Brown Bag was embossed than sanded to show the brown side.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Purple Christmas

Sweet n Sassy is releasing new stamps. To celebrate Sweet n Sassy is having 3 challenges. The first one I have done is to use non traditional Christmas colors. I used Lavender Lace for the base and flowers which were stamped with Rich Razzleberry. The stamp set is a retired Sweet n Sassy set.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Halloween Night

It is release day at Digital Delights by Louby Loo. Wendy has created some fantastic fun Halloween images and sentiments.
The challenge at Delightful Challenges is 2 Cute 2 Spook. We want to see those cute Halloween projects. Remember if you use a Digital Delights image, you will be entered twice to win a fabulous prize from Pink Hedgehog Paper Crafts.
I created a stair step card. The base is Basis Black. All images were printed on White Gloss. I used the House from Halloween Accessories. Wizard Toby is in the sky. Joshua the Vampire is sitting with the scary pumpkin (free till tonight). The tombstones are part of Vampire Pippin. The saying is a preview of tomorrow's freebie. The ground is Copper Metallic that was embossed than rubbed with Distress Vintage Ink. The papers are from Paper Temptress.

Snow Christmas

Phindy's Place challenge this week is Christmas theme. I made this quick card using some DP and ribbon as my accents. The snow is stickles. Christmas Card Challenge is to use shine and sparkle. Mine is the snow.