Sunday, October 31, 2010

Happy Halloween

These fantastic images are from Inktegrity. You can get them here. It fits there challenge of anything goes.

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Purple & Silver Chrsitmas

Concord Crush & Silver Lustre are the main papers for this card. Phindy has a challenge on PCP for non traditional colors for a Christmas card. It also fits Phindy's Friday Challenge of using your favorite colors. The sketch I got somewhere but can't find it. If someone recognizes it, let me know. The colors are from Christmas Stampin All Year Long.

Friday, October 29, 2010

Holly's Sketch

Holly has created an awesome sketch for There She Goes Challenge. I flipped the sketch to fit my card. I sprayed all the vellum layers with Perfect Pearls Mist Perfect Pearls. I love the vellum buckled when dried.

You're So Punny from There She Goes
Pearl Vellum, Turquoise Vellum, Kiwi Vellum, Sparkle Blanc from Paper Temptress
Faded Blue Jeans Distress Ink
Ribbon from Paper Temptress

Wednesday, October 27, 2010


Welcome to Delightful Challenges. This weeks challenge is circles. We want to see circles on your projects. I used this cute image called Peekin Elf Tag. I used different nestabillities to cut the bases for the cards. One was embossed with a flower folder and the other with snowflake folder. Our Sponsor this week is Riley & Co.

Nativity Scene

Digital Delights is having a mini release today. The set A Child is Born. I printed on White Gloss and colored with Twinkling H2O's and to add more sparkle add stickles. Sparkle Abysee was embossed with a snowflake embossing folder.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Tuesday Morning Sketch #65

Welcome to my last guest spot with Tuesday Morning Sketches. I had great fun with this sketch.
Prairie Fairy is the sponsor for this week. I used Sketchy Blooms. I took one flower and blew it up then cut the image apart. Safari Brown, Galaxy Gold & Crystal Metallic.

My daughter, Katie, took part this week and created this cute card.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Giovana's card drive

Giovana is doing a card drive for two special kids. They both have Spina Bifida. My hubby works is a school nurse for special needs kids so this just touched my heart.

Here is my card for Logan. I used Cuddles & Hugs and the saying is from Litttle Tees both sets from Gina K. Creamy Carmel, Bermuda Bay, & Crushed Curry are the papers.

Here is Bekah's card. I used Rich Razzleberry and Pixie Pink. I used Sweet Stop sketch for layout. I used Hugs for Janessa retired set.

Pink Hugs

This week on Phindy''s Phriday Challenge is to use your favorite color. I just love pink and brown. This card is going to a little girl named Madison who has learned her cancer is back. If you would like to send her a card, email me at They are asking for cards to be to her by Oct 29. Rose Quartz Mettalic is such a perfect girly paper. I added strips of glitter on the top and bottom of the card. The base butterfly is felt and the others are cut with some paper that I was creating with rubbing inks on. The sketch is for Anne-Marije's Sketch challenge on Phindy's PCP group.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

MAA 2010

Ok, My friend Libby is encouraging to people to scrapbook and share what they make. She posts on Saturday. I just didn't get it photographed for a Saturday post so I am posting on Sunday. This is one of the pages of the calenders that I am making as Christmas present. I wish you could see all the sparkle. I used Perfect Pearls on all papers and ribbons. It is for Rangers Yahoo group challenge to use Perfect Pearls Mists. I made my own. My son did a military police training this summer where he was one of the leaders. Skinny column Indigo Blue for stars and mats. Basis Light Blue is the mat.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Shanks a Lot

There She Goes challenge this week is to use green, orange and black. I used You're So Punny from There She Goes Stamps. Tangy Orange Pop Tones, Olive Basis, Sparkle Black and Sparkle White are the papers from Paper Temptress.

Oh, Digital Delights is having a sale on all halloween images.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Thank You

Ok, I started this card with a color challenge in mind but messed up on one of the colors. Soft Suede base with Rich Razzleberry and Peach Parfait. I cased Mary's card. It fits Pal's Paper Arts challenge of CAS and bling. I embossed the flower with iridescent embossing powder to give it sparkle. The square shape is for Late Night Stampers Yahoo group challenge.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Cool Holiday

Welcome to another Delightful Challenges. This week's theme is It's beginning to look like Christmas. I used Pickles the Penguin with Christmas accessories and sentiments. The snow was created covering Whisper white with versamark then add Iridescent embossing powder.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

News of Blog candy

I have found a couple sites with yummy blog candy.

Courtney has some yummy goodies on her blog and she is selling some of her stamping goodies at wonderful prices.

Pollycraft is celebrating 1000 followers with some yummy goodies.

Delightful Piecings

Digital Delights by Louby Loo is starting something new. Delightful Piecings. The files are available in many formats. I used Spooky Pumpkin. I changed the eyes to google eyes because the ones that are supposed to be there disappeared on my craft table. I inked the edges with differnt inks and lots of pop dots to give depth to the pumpkin. He was printed on Sparkle Blanc. Basis Brown was embossed with a spider web embossing folder.

Autumn Thinking of You

This weeks sketch on Sweet Stop was a fun one. My sparkle was hard to photograph. I used Log Cabin Smooch Spritz. I used a retired stamping set called Autumn Blessings. On the front view you can see the leave brads I found in my stash. I used Distress inks for all stamping. I cut the papers then layered them together to get the leaves to look like they are lined up. All papers are from stash. I used lots of pop dots for Hope You Can Cling challenge #17. Sunday Stampin Challenge is to create your own background.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Thankful Thoughs

I have been having a blast playing with French Foliage stamp set. The top card was made at a stamp class. The leaf was cut out of cork.
I wanted something simlar but simpler for my case of the card. I used Really rust, Pumpkin Pie, & Old Olive for this card. I am still not sure of the color combination. This card fits Corrosive Challenge is to get rid of the white.

Tuesday Morning Sketch #64

Welcome Tuesday Morning Sketches. This week is sponsored by Bee Crafty. I used Fluffy Bunny and Flowers. All the papers are from my stash. The saying is Stampin Up.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Fairy Easel card

Phindy's Place Challenge this week is fancy folds. I used a tutorial from Suzanne that you can see here. Sparkle Mangue is the basis. I love the brightness of this card. Basis Black and Sky Blue Crepe are the other papers from Paper Temptress. The DP is retired Stampin Up. Flower Top Fairy Rose was colored with Twinkling H2O's. The ribbon is from Paper Temptress. All ribbon is 40% at Paper Temptress.

Friday, October 15, 2010

There She Goes Cards

The There She Goes challenge this week is a recipe. Kraft base, black or white with one other color and dry embossing. The black and white papers are embossed with a script cuttlebug folder.

Thursday, October 14, 2010


This card is for Patricia's grandson who just had surgery. You can read about his story here. She is collecting cards for him. I used a Jessica Lynn Original stamp. Sparkle Blanc is the base paired with Sparkle Abysee.

Phindy' Cutie

Phindy's Place Challenge this week is to create something cute. I used Bear Hug. All papers are from my stash. I am trying to force myself to cut up paper that I have had for years and thought was too pretty to cut.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Metal Mania

Welcome to Delightful Challenges! This week is metal mania. This means brads, eyelets, grommets, etc. I embossed Silver Lustre to give it a metal feel. The sketch is from SCS #175. Sparkle Negro is the base and helps frame the Sparky the Knight. Our wonderful sponsor this week is Simon Says Stamps.
It is also Digi Day on SNR. come join us and get this cute turkey and a wonderful saying. The one I used is in Delightful Digital store. All papers are from my stash.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010


Hi, This is a quick post to get in on Pals Paper Arts challenge at the very last second. The challenge is to use Peach Parfait, Melon Mambo, & Pear Pizzaz.

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat smell my feet. Give me something good to eat! Tuesday Morning Sketches is all about treats this week. It doesn't have to be Halloween themed. Deedee's digis is sponsoring this week. I used Batty Boo on the test tube treat holder. I got the directions from Holly. You can get the directions here. The cup is uses Cup of Love. I want you to see that I made my own dp by printing the cup image all over the brown paper. Sarah has a fantastic tutorial on how to make this cup. I only changed that I put my handle in the seam instead of making slots. The images on both were colored with Twinkling H2O's. The test tube has M&M's and the cup holds dark chocolate espresso beans.
Bat Box- Only orange, Basic Black, Spider Web embosing folder, all from Stampin Up.
Paper Temptress papers White gloss for images, Chocolate Truffle Linen for cup.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Halloween Treat

There She Goes Challenge this week is a color challenge of purple orange and lime. I created a quick little treat for some friends.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Red Green & White

Ok, this is late because I thought I hit publish but hit save instead. This week's Delightful Challenges is Red, Green & White color challenge. Also, it is release week at Digital Delights at Louby Loo. I used Christmas Toby and Christmas Sentiments. I used sketch 175 on Splitcoaststampers. Emerald Metallic and Sparkle Vermilion add some great sparkle to the card.

U STamp Jingle Winner

Congrats to Sonia G. I will give your contact information to Betty. If anyone else would like to join us, go here to get information.Here is my projects for U Stamp with Dawn and Friends Cool Moves. You can still join us just go here to sign up and see how I made these projects and other amazing creations.

U Stamp with Dawn & Friends Jingle

I am so excited to announce that I have been chosen to be a guest designer for the next U Stamp with Dawn & Friends Get a Jump on your Jingle. You will get all kinds of ideas for Christmas presents. I have a pass to give away. All you have to do is leave your email with your comment. I will choose a winner on Wednesday Oct 6 by 9 am to get a free pass. Good Luck!

Phindy Hug

I created another card with this cute image. The layout is for Phindy's Place Challenge. The papers are SU. The saying is from Create with TLC. I making this quick because I have to get to the craft room. My projects are calling. Be back later with the winner of the blog candy. Oh, I am planning a big blog candy next week. What do you think of me including some of my unused stamps that are still in great condition? Let me know your opinion.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Tuesday Morning Sketch #62

I am so excited to share that I am guest designer for Tuesday Morning Sketches. This week Meljen's is sponsoring this challenge. She gave the designers an image to work with. I got a Girl and her Kitty. She is colored with inks and a blender pen. The base is Basis Brown that I cut a hole with Curved Rectangles. She is framed with Rose Quartz Metallic. The saying is from Sweet n Sassy stamp set. The flowers were cut using my big shot and then embossed with Polka Dot folder. Rhinestones add a bit of glimmer.

Monday, October 4, 2010

Life is Beautiful

Phindy's Place has a sketch challenge this week. I used Bear Hugs as my Phindy image. Pink Pirouette, Early Espresso and Lap of Luxury DP.

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Cammie is having a card drive for the caregivers of Alzheimer’s paitients. This disease has touched my family. My grandmother passed away a few years ago of this dissease. These cards will be sent to caregivers to thank them for all that they do. There is some awesome blog candy. Go to Cammie's blog to get all the details. My cards are Pale Plum, Perfect Plum & Very Vanilla. The top card uses Because I care stamp set and the second uses Kind and Caring thoughts. I cased the cards from Ustamp with Dawn & Friends Early Fall.

Friday, October 1, 2010


This simple card is for Tuesday Morning Sketch. I just used scraps for the papers. The brads are from my stash.