Sunday, January 30, 2011

Blue Anniversary

This sketch is for Crafting with Dee Dee. The cake is a Deedee's image. The saying is Stampin Up. The papers are retired Stampin Up. The punch border is a Martha Stewart one that I found at Michaels. It fits Mary's challenge of two types of flowers. I used a flower punch and flowers on the cake.

Just Because

This card was done for fun. I am trying to use the stamp sets I have before buying more. The colors are Sahara Sand & Cherry Cobbler.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Ruff Day

I needed to make a bright and cheery card since it has been foggy and overcast for days here in central CA. I used Sprakle Mangue and DCVW Blossoms & Butterflies DP. The stamp set is Puppy Love from There She Goes. The Sketch is from There She Goes challenge.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Mugs & Kisses

Stamp TV's Color challenge is Red, Black and White. Sparkle Negro, Sparkle Blanc and Red Hot are from Paper Temptress. The glitter paper is Stampin Up. The stamp sets are Where your Heart is and Mugs & Kisses by Melanie from Gina K Designs. The layout is Card Patterns.

Help for Katie

This first card is for a few challenges. The colors are Old Olive, Melon Mambo, & Peach Parfait for Diva Coffee Break Designs. The sketch is Techno Stampers. The last challenge is Pals Paper Arts to have a bow. There is a bow on the button.
Both cards use digis from the Help for Katie campaign. I am entering this in Jak's challenge to use the digis. The papers are retired Stampin Up.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Delightful Challenge

Welcome to another Delightful Challenge. This weeks challenge is to use Hearts. I went a little crazy. I found the ribbon on the left in my stash. The punch is from Stampin Up. I used Polly Pippin in Love. The saying is part of the set that Wendy designed for the Help Katie campaign. Pulsar Pink and Basis Black from Paper Temptress are the papers.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Birthday Pippin

Wendy has started created some amazing digital papers. I used the new It's All Boy digital papers. The sentiment is part of the new ticket sentiments. Birthday Pippin is the perfect image to go with everything. I used Sparkle Mangue to add a splash of glitter. This was created for my Nephew. The layout is from Split coast stampers. Digital Delights is having a DT call you have till Feb 4 to enter. Just email Wendy. Digital Delights by Louby Loo has moved it's SNR group to here. Come join us to see what is happening and there may be a freebie if we get enough to sign up.

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Nuts for you

Here is my second entry for Phindy's Challenge. Another cute Phindy image. The papers & pearls are Stampin up and lace is from my stash

Here is the inside of the treat box.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Mouse Treat

This cute image is from Phindy's Place. Phindy's challenge this week is Lace & Pearls. The inside holds a chocolate heart.

Sew What's up?

I am still fighting a bug but finally got a chance to craft. I just love this set from Sweet n Sassy stamps.
Tuesday Morning- Metal
Crazy for Coco- Pink & Red
Sweet Stop- Sketch 92

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Delightful Challenge

It is time for another Delightful Challenge. I used the cute new Love you Lara. It is a box that will hold candy. I got the idea from UStamp with Dawn & Friends. I am keeping this simple since I am dealing with a stomach bug.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

UStamp Project & Melanie's exciting news

I can finally share my current project for U Stamp with Dawn and Friends Year End Blow Out. I used the Movers and Shapers die for these cards. You can still join us. Check out all the information here.

Melanie has some exciting news on her blog. Her Arranged with Flowers stamp set has been shown on PBS. To see the videos and find more information, go to her blog.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Wish Big

I got a chance to participate in Crazy for Coco challenge which is to use something in the kitchen. The sketch is from the Sweet Stop. I used Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, and Poppy Parade. I know the DP is Stampin Up but don't know the name. The flower is from my stash.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Hip Hip Hooray

This super cute image is from Hambo Stamps. It is the second card I created for their DT call. The saying is Hambo too. I used markers to color only the parts I wanted. The saying actually says Hippo, Hippo, Hooray. I used enamel accents for the dots. This fits the color challenge on Outlawz and Angel Creatives challenge of Keeping warm with fur.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Delightful Challenge

It is release week at Digital Delights from Louby Loo. I used Bouquet Riley. This week's challenge at Delightful Challenges is to make an easel card. I used the tutorial on Splitcoasters. My papers are from Paper Temptress. It is digi day for Digital Delights by Louby Loo on SNR. This super cute image and saying are free till Friday Jan 14 at midnight. You have til Friday Jan 21 to create with this image for a chance to win 3 digital stamps from Digital Delights by Louby Loo. We will be sharing our craft spaces and organizing tips so come join us. All papers on this card are Stampin Up. The layout is from Outlawz Wednesday Sketch challenge.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Hambo Birthday card

This image is from Hambo Stamps. I created it as part of their DT Call. The sketch is from Splitcoaststampers #315. The colors are for the Diva Coffee Break Challenge of Bashful Blue, Night of Navy and Sahara Sand. The last challenge is for a new ning group called Outlawz. This fits the Monday Birthday challenge.
Here is a side view so you can see that I popped up a lot of the layers.

Purrferct Friends

I created this card for Gina K release color challenge to use Turquoise, Chocolate, & Kraft. All papers are Stampin Up and retired DSP. The set is Cuddles & Hugs from Ginak. The layout is from Sweet Stop.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Bunny Luv

This weeks Phindy Challenge is to distress. I used a distress embossing folder and distress ink on the papers. Oh, an update on the fundraiser for Katie. The last I heard was the total is $6000. Thank you to all that have helped!

Another card for Katie

I used True's images for this card. The base is Neenah Light Blue. Read yesterday's post to find out more about the reason these images were created.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Help for Katie

I have compied the information below from Jak. You can get the links on her blog. At the very end is a couple cards I created with images from Digital Delights by Louby Loo and Clear Dollar Stamps.

Help for Katie

It is with a saddened heart that I am writing to ask for your help.

If ever you have drawn inspiration or ideas from my work, downloaded the many freebies that I give away I am now giving you the opportunity to give something back and do some good for a very dear family.

I would be thrilled if you would tell everyone about t

his fundraising be it blogs/facebook/twitter/forums or anywhere that will allow it

Katie Emmerson Renz married to Kevin with 3 beautiful boys the twins Nate & Will aged 5 and Hunter aged 10 had some news just before Christmas that has rocked their world as they know it.

Katie has been diagnosed with stage 4 Stomach Cancer and is currently undergoing her only option which is Chemotherapy.

Katie is a fellow crafter and is loved within the crafting can read Katie's story on her own blog here but before you leave me I want you to see what all of the dedicated talented artists have designed for the Help for Katie cause.

Listed below is all of the digital designs that you will get for donating £15 as you will see you will receive far more in goods value than your £15 donation.(approx $23 USA)
We are collecting to help with Katie's Treatment and to give her lovely boys a treat too.

You will receive all of this for your donation.

This first card uses the Digital Delight image.

The second use True's images for Clear Dollar Stamps. All papers are from Paper Temptress.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Stampin Up cards

Here are few cards that I created using some retired DP, retired cardstock and ribbon. The cards were created using instructions from Ustamp with Dawn Year End Review

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Tuesday Morning #75

I just love this sketch from Tuesday Morning. I used Basic Black, Pretty in Pink and Melon Mambo for papers. I did this a couple days ago but kept forgetting to post. I have been busy with UStamp with Dawn. If you haven't joined us, this round is all about 12 x12 sheets and I am loving the projects. I will share one I recreated tomorrow.