Thursday, May 26, 2016

Wednesday, May 25, 2016


May 2016 Blog Hop

Hello! Im a bit late to the hop today! I loved the inspiration photo but decided to just use two colors
 from the photo and try and keep my card soft. 

I blended some inks then stamped the image with the same color several time to keep it soft like the photo. I also layered my wave 3 times the boat is on a piece of fun foam. I also splattered some Sparkle Glitter Brush Pen on my panel. 
Thank you for the visit today!

Papertrey Ink - What the Doodle: Waves Die

Spectrum Noir Sparkle Glitter Brush Pen

God Bless You!

 Simon Says: Anything Goes

Monday, May 23, 2016

Peaceful Holy Night

Laurie Willison has a video with some great tips on masking 
and more! 
Thank you Papertrey Ink for 250 Make it Mondays!

Merry Monday #206 {Nativity}

I used the folded note die from “ Don’t Forget to Write Kit” and made it into a square by moving the die down . I covered the lower half of my sky with my hand and then spritzed the top half with water so it would look like stars.... I kinda like how it turned out!  

I went down the middle for Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge

Take care!

 Challenge: Make A Wish
My wish is for a Merry Christmas!
Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge #10

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Sweet Pea and a Sliding Golf Cart

colourQ challenge #342...
CAS(E) this Sketch #173
Sweet Pea Stamp Set
Hello! Hope your happy and well. 

I was the lucky random  winner of this darling stamp set,
 that my sweet friend  Lisa gave away!  Lisa also designed this darling set, after her own little Sweet Pea granddaughter. If you have not seen her you will have to give Lisa a visit.

I loved the colors in this weeks CQC and I wanted to use the sketch for CAS(E) this sketch.

 I made this fun little slider card with a set from Papertrey Ink and the slider die from lawn fawn! So much fun .... this is the second card....when I finished the first one I dropped it on an open ink pad... I wanted to cry! Well, maybe I did just a bit :(

On the Links Stamp Set
Papertrey Ink - On the Links Die
lawn fawn slide on over

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Folded Money Birthday and Schoolhouse Notecards

Lexi has the best money card video up at Papertrey Ink !

Hello! I have a mix cards today, some teacher cards made for my daughters to give to their children’s teachers and the best guy card ever! ( I think my grandsons will love this card and might look at it a bit longer than any other card I have made for them :) it will be my go to guy card!

 I have never done this before,  Lexi made it so easy with her video, link at top! The sentiment is from

I made these a few weeks ago when I went in the craft room just to play. I used Make It Market Mini Kit: Color Pop Florals and Papertrey Ink - Tiny Town: School Die

Thank you for the visit today!

Papertrey Ink - Tiny Town: School Die
Make It Market Mini Kit: Color Pop Florals

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Serendipity Stamps May Hop

Hello and welcome to the hop! 
 One randomly selected commenter will win a $20 certificate to the Serendipity Stamps store! 

 I made this simple card , using the smooching ink technique for my background, 
then stamped this fun Ferris Wheel 

Once the background was dry I cut the lower edge with Pretty Pink Posh Stitched Borders 1
 added a bit of fun foam to the back then the “enjoy” word die on top with Wink of Stella.

You should have arrived from Karen Amidon’s blog and next on the hop will be Mary’s Blog!

Our guest this month is Carol Mayne

The sale is a 40% Off Coupon.  The code:  “40fromhigh0516” which gives 40% off the highest priced item in your cart. Mary is also having a Yard Sale at Serendipity Stamps !

Lemonade Pitcher-
50% Off May Stamp of the Month!

Stitched Borders 1 Pretty Pink Posh

Thank you for the visit!

Monday, May 16, 2016

Layered Patterned Paper

MFT Color Challenge 45

Hello ! Happy Monday to you all! 

I made this card last night and when I tried to post it this morning I 
had trouble adding photos to my blog . I have never had that happen before and I still 
can’t add them. I went the long way around it and dragged the files from my email!!!!

I used My Favorite Things Tiki Party for my card, sentiment is Papertrey Ink Botanical Silhouettes 
I just layered my dies with patterned paper and the stamped image. The patterned paper is also from MFT
 County Fair Plaid.

 Hope you have a great week!

 Simon Says: Flowers

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Just Having Some Fun!

Hello, quick post today! I hope you are all happy and well.
 I thank you for all your kind comments and I am sorry that I am so far behind in my commenting. 
I’m going to blame it on the grandkids, LOL, lots of sport games to go see
 ..... know that we love every minute of it. 

 As you can see I got my new Make It Market Kit: Don’t Forget to Write  I am loving it ! 
It was my Mother’s Day gift from my husband. 
The sentiment is Papertrey Ink Botanical Silhouettes 

This card was created based on the CAS(E) sketch, by:Leigh Penner. I used the colors for CQC.

Thank you so very much for the visit today!

CTS 172
colourQ challenge #341...


 Simon Says: Flowers

Monday, May 9, 2016

Boxed Cards

Hello! Hope you all had a great weekend! 

I made a few boxes over the weekend with the download from the New “ Don’t Forget to Write” Kit ( sorry sold out) download, I don’t have my kit yet. I’ve been making a set of cards with the Mini Kit Color Pops, from Papertrey Ink ! All the details are in This Post. I have quite a few boxes made already and I have to say I love this A2 card box. I just made a band with a strip of extra paper. My old printer won’t work with the thicker card stock so I bought a bunch of the lower weight 65 lb from Michael’s craft store.

Color of my box inspired by

This is a picture of the cards inside the box!

Video by Lizzie this week , I made a quick card  sponged and masked, simple and fun!

 Simon Says: Stencil It

Inspired: Faith Mini Stamp Set
Make It Market Kit: Don’t Forget to Write Pre-order Pre Order!!!
Make It Market Mini Kit: Color Pop Florals
Chicken Scratch Gingham Paper Collection (36 sheets)

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Inspired by Kay!

Time Out Challenge #56
Hi there, I hope you are having a great weekend!

 How can you NOT BE inspired by : Kay Miller and the rest of the TOC Design Team!
 Congratulations to Marlena, the guest designer.

DH decided to play golf this morning instead of tomorrow so I went into the craft room.

The other day I was playing with Make It Market Mini Kit: Color Pop Florals
I had it sitting on my desk so I decided to use it for this card. Even thought the kit has everything to stamp and die cut the blooms on my card, I decide to USE some of the beautiful paper that comes in the kit! So no stamping on this one! The vellum  on my card is from the Papertrey Ink - Friendship Jar Flowers Die
I used Lil Inkers stitched squares, patterned paper was just in my stash.  

Thank you for stopping by ! 
God Bless You!

Thursday, May 5, 2016


The Card Concept #54 {Spring Flowers}

Muse Challenge #164

 I was inspired by Michele’s gorgeous Muse card and the inspiration photo for the Card Concept.

 I decided not to add a sentiment on the outside only the inside .
 I stamped a bunch of  Wplus9 flowers and kept changing my arrangement.
I am happy with this one with the exception of , maybe the eyeball looking :) berries after I added my GA.

Happy Mother’s Day!
 In the USA!

CTS  by Emily

I flipped  the side of the design and used a leaf instead of a sentiment! Beautiful sketch by Emily

Lawn Fawn stitched frame
Wplus9 Fresh Cut Florals
Wplus 9 Coming up Roses