Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Crafty Sentiments Designs Birthday Challenge

Hello friends, thanks for stopping by.  Today kicks off a new challenge at Craft Sentiments Designs blog.  This week its all about birthdays and I decided to use It's a Party to create a Z-fold card.  This challenge was perfect timing because I needed to create a birthday card for a friend.

I cut the z-fold card on my cricut explorer air 2 using a cut file from SVG cutting files.  I used the party time paper collection by echo park and added various elements from the collection to the card.  I colored the image using my copics and die cut a stitched oval circle to layer behind the image.


Copic Colors used:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000
Hair: E37, 33, 31
Dress and Balloon: R89, 85, 83, 81
Belt and Bow: W3, 1, colorless blender

I love the way this card turned out, super girly for sure.  Well that's all I have for you today, thanks for stopping by.  Make sure you head over to the blog to check out what the other fabulous designers created for the challenge.  Talk to you soon!

Challenges I am entering: 

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Kraftin Kimmie Grim Gretchen

Hello friends, hope your day is off to a great start.  Today I am participating in Kraftin Kimmie Peek Day as a Special Krafty Guest.  Woohoo,  I am so excited and super excited for this week's release.   It's time to start the SPOOKY PARTY!!! 

Welcome to Day ONE of our Halloween release of at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps! Today we're kickin' off the party with a totally creepy set by artist Annie Rodrigue! It's called GRIM GRETCHEN!!!  This ghoulish stamp set comes with one large main image and three fabby sentiments!!
You'll get to see all the SCARY stamp sets as we share them each day this week! Be sure to join us at the LIVE Online Release Party on Saturday afternoon at 2pm EST! We'll be checking out ALL of the FOUR new clear stamp sets, sharing fabulous creations, giving away prizes and having tons of krafty fun!  Time to check out this cool stamp and the project I created using Grim Gretchen.    





Copic Colors used:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000
Hair: E37, 34, 31
Purple: V09, 06, 04, 01
White: N3, 01, colorless blender
Black: N07, 05, 03

I created a tombstone treat bag SVG cutting file and cut it out using my circuit explorer air 2.  I stamped the image out on topic x-press it blend cardstock and colored her up using my copics.  I cut her out using my brother scan and cut.  I added some of the die cuts that was apart of the halloween kit to the front of the bag.  I die cut a fence, pumpkin border, scary  tree, and the boo sentiment from dies I have in my stash.   I also created a rosette and added it to the bag as well.  I love the way this treat bag turned out!  This stamp set is spooky for sure and was great to add to the treat bag.  

All of the Krafty Krew design team members and Special Krafty Guests listed over on the Kraftin Kimmie Blog as they have lots of sweet designs to share with you today featuring the GRIM GRETCHEN stamp set! Be sure to hop around and leave lots of love at each and every stop because one lucky commenter will WIN a gift voucher to the krafty shop! Plus we're doing a GIVEAWAY of the ENTIRE release on the Krafty Friends facebook page! The winners will be announced at the party so don't miss it!
Happy kraftin'!

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Papernest Dolls Avery with Pumpkin

Hello friends, we made it to the weekend!  Hopefully you have something fun planned this weekend. Today I am sharing a cute fall project featuring Avery with pumpkin.  I created a fauex crate to hold fall potpourri.  My inspiration came from a post I saw on Pinterest and knew Avery with pumpkin would be perfect for this project.

I colored the image using my copics and cut her out using my brother scan and cut.  I die cut some pumpkins from La La Land Crafts and colored them in using my copics.  I used the new Amber Moon paper from Prima to create this project.  I just love this paper collection, perfect for the fall season.   I die cut the fence and bird house from La La Land and added them to the front of this crate.  I added the image to the front along with the pumpkins to finish the crate off.



Copic colors used: 
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000
Hair: E18, 15, YR23, Y11
Skirt: YG99, 97, 95, 93, 91
Shirt and Shoes: E44, 43, 42
Pumpkin: YR27, YR68, YR15

I love this crate basket and it makes for cute fall decor in my craft room.  Thanks for stopping by and hope you have a great weekend.  We will chat soon!

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Crafty Sentiments Designs Anything Goes

Hello friends, it's a new week and a new challenge over at Crafty Sentiments Designs.  This week's challenge is "Anything Goes" and I decided to use Faith Popcorn and Juice.  I needed to make some cute party favors and this image was perfect to create with.

I colored the image using my copics and used the scalloped rectangle die that's included in the mama elephant treat bag.  I used the mama elephant treat bag die to create the treat bag.  I used a cellophane bag to add some popcorn and tied the top with some lawn fawn trimmings.  I finished the bag off by added a sentiment cut out using a tag.



Copic Colors Used: 
Skin: E15, 13, 11
Hair: 100, C9, 7, 5, 3
Yellow: Y18, 15, 13, 11
Blue: B99, 97, 95, 93

I love the way this project turned out and will be super cute at the party.  Thanks for stopping by today, don't forget to join us over on the blog.  Share your creations with us as well as get some inspiration from the other fabulous designers.  Have an awesome Tuesday.  

Monday, September 4, 2017

The Greeting Farm Cheeky Lesson


Hello friends, Happy Labor Day to those in the states.  This week starts a brand new school year.   I decided to celebrate with coloring up The Greeting Farm Cheeky Lesson.  She is one of my all time favorite stamps from The Greeting Farm.  I just love her and secretly think if I was a teacher I would look like this, lol.  I decided to play along with this month's farm fresh challenge by the greeting farm.  This month's challenge is all about creating a project using the below sketch and of course a greeting farm image.


Here is my take on this sketch using Cheeky Lesson.  


Copic Colors used:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000
Hair: E18, 15, YR23, 11
Dress: E44, 43, 31
Apple: R39, 29, 27, 24

I love this the way this card turned out!  Hopefully teachers and students are excited to start a new school year.  Well that's all I have for you today, thanks for stopping by.  Have an awesome day!

Challenges I am entering:

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

MFT Space Explorer

Hello Friends, Happy Hump day to you.  Hope your week is treating you well and you are looking forward to the weekend.   I have several stamp sets sitting on my desk that I am determined to create a card with.  I decided to create a card using MFT Space Explorer.  I just love this little set of cute space astronauts.  I also wanted to use my distress inks and create a cool galaxy background.

I stamped the images out on copic x-press it cardstock and used my copics to color.  I used my brother scan and cut to cut out the images.  I created the galaxy background using distress inks and added copic opaque white for splatter.  I cut out a stitched rectangle frame from MFT to create the shaker.  I various pretty pink posh sequins to the shaker card.  I stamped out the sentiment from the same stamp set and heat embossed it with Hero Arts White embossing powder.  I cut the sentiment out using the stitched flag banner from MFT.    



Copic Colors used:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000
Hair: E37, 33, 31
Space suit: N7, 5, 3, 1, B28, 26, 24, 21
This was a fun card to create especially the background.  Well that's all I have for you today, thanks for stopping by.  Have a great Wednesday and we will chat soon.  

Monday, August 28, 2017

MFT Witch Way is the Candy

Hello Friends,  hope you had a great weekend.  I am sharing a card today using MFT re-released Witch Way is the Candy.  I received this cutie in the mail the other day and had to color her up and create a card.  I am gearing up for halloween and this cute stamp set was perfect.

I stamped the images out on copic x-press it blend cardstock and cut them out using the coordinating dies.  I created the background using distress ink and added copic opaque white splatter to give the background some added dimension.  I used MFT rectangle scalloped frames to cut out a frame to create the shaker.  I added various sequins from pretty pink posh and cartwright sequins to the shaker.  I added the shaker portion to the card front.  I used the boo sentiment from make it crafty to add to the card as well.  To add additional dimension to the bat, I added some googley eyes from pretty pink posh which I love.  


Copic colors used:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000
Hair: E59, 37, 33, 31
Hat, Cape, Boots, Bat: N9, 7, 5, 3
Dress: YR27, 68, 15
Broom: E59, 37, 33
I love this stamp set and so glad MFT decided to re-release this cutie.  Well that's all I have for you today, hoping you have a great Monday.  Happy Crafting! 

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Crafty Sentiments Designs Anything Goes Challenge

Hello friends, thanks for stopping by today. This week we have a new challenge going on over at Crafty Sentiments Designs and it's Anything Goes.  For this challenge  I am using Isobel Ocean Waves and I just love her.   Summer is winding down here in the states so this cutie was perfect to create a card with.

I used various designer papers to create this card. I colored the image and the water scene using my copics.  I added some clouds using a MFT cloud stencil and distress oxide ink.   I added the chipboard word beach to the front panel to finish off the card.



That's all I have for your today.  I hope this provides some inspiration to get crafty.  Check out the crafty sentiments designs challenge blog to see what the other creative designers created this week.  Have an awesome day!

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Papernest Dolls Emma with Balloon

Hello friends, we have made it to the weekend. Woohoo, its been a long week and I am looking forward to some relaxing crafty time.  I am sharing a cute birthday card I created using Emma with Balloon. This cutie is in digital and rubber stamp.  Ok confession time, I am a bit addicted to these cuties and their curly pigtails.  Oh so adorable! 

I created this card using doodlebug fairy tales collection.  I colored the image using copics and cut her out using my brother scan and cut.  I die cut a scalloped circle and a stitched circle from lawn to layer behind the image.  I also die cut some tags and oval border to add to the card.  The sentiment is from the stamp set and I added it to a luggage tag die cut.  I finished the card off with some enamel dots.  


That's all I have for today, thanks for stopping by!  Don't forget to check out the papernest dolls online store for this and other cute images you can use to create some super cute projects.  Have a great weekend and we will chat soon! 

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Kit and Clowder August Create and Learn

Hello Friends, hope you are having an awesome Thursday! This week  Kit and Clowder released this month's Create and Learn marker class and I immediately started working on the class.  I am loving this month's class and the cute little fairy from The Paper Shelter.   This month's class was jammed packed with so many techniques.  This class  gave me an opportunity to step outside of my comfort zone  and have some fun with the various techniques.  I am going to be honest, it took me a couple of days to complete this month's class but it was so worth it once it was finished.  I love the finished project and all of the colors that were used to complete this.  


If you ever want to learn some really great tips for various coloring techniques, check out Kit and Cloweder online classes.  Thanks for stopping by today, hope you have an awesome Thursday!  



Monday, August 14, 2017

The Greeting Farm You're Spectacular

Hello Friends, its Monday and I am wondering where the weekend went.  I hope you had a great  weekend and was able to get some crafty time.  Today I am sharing a card using The Greeting Farm You're Spectacular along with Concord and 9th Oh, Hello turnabout stamp.

I've had both of the stamps laying on my desk for quit some time and it was time to use them.  I stamped the image out on hammermill digital 100 lb paper and used copics to color her up.  I used the coordinating die to cut her out.  I then used the concord and 9th Oh Hello turnabout stamp to create my own pattern paper.  I love this stamp set, so many things you can do with this set.  I used a stitched scalloped rectangle and cut out the paper and placed it on the card.  I then used a stitched circle from lawn fawn to layer behind the image.  I finished the card off with some enamel dots.



Copics used:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000
Hair: E79, 57, 55
Purple: V09, 06, 04, 01
White: C3, 1, colorless blender
Black: C9, 7, 5, 3
I love the way this card turned out.  Super cute to give to a friend just to say Hello. Well that's all I have for you today.  Thanks for stopping by, we will chat soon!  

Challenges I am entering:

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Papernest Dolls School Girl Avery

Hello friends, I have a quick card share for you today.  It's that time of the year, yep Back to School time and I was excited to see School Girl Avery apart of the new release this month.  She is so adorable and that hair OMG, love!

I colored the image using copics and cut her out using the nested rectangle die from MFT.  I used various designer papers to create this card.  I die cut out a clipboard and notebook paper from our daily bread and layered the die cuts on the card.  I also die cut the book stack out from craftin desert divas and added it to the bottom of the card.  I finished the card off by die cutting a tag from lawn fawn and adding the sentiment from La-La Land Crafts.  



Copic Colors used:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000
Hair: 100, C9, 7, 5, 3
Blue: B39, 28, 24
White: C3, 1, colorless blender
Red: R39, 29, 24

I just love this card, school girl avery is ready for the first day of school.  Thanks for stopping by today, have a great weekend and we will chat soon.  

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Crafty Sentiments Designs Pearl and or Strass Challenge

Hello friends,  hope you are enjoying your Tuesday.  We have a new challenge over at Crafty Sentiments Designs.  It's Pearls or Strass Challenge.  For this week's challenge, I decided to color up This Rose.  She is so adorable with her rose.

I used various designer papers to create this card.  I colored the image up using copics and added some sparkle detail using a white gel pen.  I then cut her out using a oval die and added a oval frame behind her from spellbinders.  I finished her off by added some pearls around the frame along with the hello sentiment.


Copic colors used:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000
Hair: E59, 35, 33, 31
Purple: V09, 06, 04, 01
White Gel Pen

I love the way this card turned out!  Maybe because its in my favorite color, lol.  Don't forget to check the other ladies gorgeous projects on the blog.   Well that's all I have for you today.  Thanks for stopping by and we will chat soon.  Have an awesome crafty day!

Monday, August 7, 2017

CC Designs Rockabilly Gals

Hello Friends, Happy Monday to you.  Hope you had a wonderful weekend and was able to get some crafting done.  I am sharing a card using CC Designs Rockabilly Gals.  I picked this cute stamp set up during their last release and I knew I had to make a card.
I created my card using a digital paper pack by Nit wit Collections called authentic.  I just love this collection and it was perfect for this cutie.  I stamped the image out on Hammermill 100lb digital card stock with moments tuxedo black ink. I then colored the image using copics and cut her out using a stitched rectangle die from simon says stamp.   I added the chipboard sentiment from make it crafty to the front of the card as well.  I finished the card off by add some pearl gems and sheer shimmer spritz.


Copic colors used:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000
Hair: E79, 37, 35
Dress: R89, 85, 83, 81
Black spica pen 

I love this card and this little cutie is ready for a party.  I love this set, very versatile for sure.  Well that's all I have for you today.  Thanks for stopping by, have an awesome day.  We will chat soon!

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Kraftin Kimmie Sea Jewels

Hello friends, Happy Wednesday!  Hope you are doing well and you are enjoying your week.  I am sharing a card today using Kraftin Kimmie Sea Jewels.  This stamp set is a re-release and when I saw it I knew I had to have it.  I just love these little mermaids, they are so whimsical and you have several options to create with them.

I stamped the image out on copic x-press it blending cardstock and colored her up using copics.  I used designer papers from a paper stash I had in my stash.  I die cut a frame and layered some of the designer paper on.  I created a scene using the cloud stencil from MFT and distress ink.  I cut out the image and placed her on the front of the card.  I added some nuevo drops to the card for added dimension.  I love the way this card turned out.


Copic colors used:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000
Hair: E35, 33, 31, 50
Purple: V09, 06, 04, 01
Blue: BG09, 05, 01, 000

That's all I have for you today, thanks for stopping by!  Have a great Wednesday and we will chat soon.  

Challenges I am entering: 


Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Stamp Anniething- Dean you are so cool

Hello friends, Happy Hump day.  Hope you are having a great start to your Wednesday.  I am sharing a card using a new stamp company to me, Stamp Anniething.  I am using Dean-You are so cool and yes he is a cool dude.

I colored the image using copics and cut him out using the brother scan and cut.  I used a brick wall stencil from MFT and distress oxide inkS to create the wall background.  I used the fancy frames from craftin desert divas to layer on the front panel.  I then added the sentiment from the stamp set to the bottom of the card.



Copic colors used:
Skin: E18, 15, 13, 11
Hair: W9, 7, 5, 3
Red: R39, 27, 24
White: W3, 1, 00
Blue: B99, 97, 95, 93, 91

Well that's all I have for you today, thanks for stopping by.  Hope you have a great rest of your day and we will chat soon.  

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Crafty Sentiments Designs Anything Goes Challenge

Hello friends, Happy Tuesday to you!  Today over at Crafty Sentiments Designs we have a new challenge going on.  This week is anything goes and I created a tag using Friendships.

I colored the image using copic markers and cut her out using my brother scan and cut.  I die cut a tag out and used distress inks to create the clouds in the background.  I then die cut a sun out and attached it to the tag.  I stamped the sentiment at the bottom of the tag.  It was the right sentiment for this tag.


Copic colors: 
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000
White: C3, 1, 0
Blue: B97, 95, 93, 91
That's all I have for you today.  Check out Crafty Sentiments Designs blog to see what the other talented ladies created for the challenge.  Have an awesome day!

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Papernest Dolls Avery with Coffee

Hello friends, Happy Sunday to you.  Thanks for stopping by, I am sharing a card using Avery with Coffee.  She is one of my favorite images in the store.  I am a huge coffee addict and when Christine released her earlier this year I was super excited.  She comes with or without glasses so you have an option on which you prefer.  I decided to select with glasses.  

I created this card using digital papers which you can find here.  I colored Avery using my copics and cut her out using my brother scan and cut.  I die cut a heart out and added the sentiment.  I love the way this card turned out, make sure you pick her up in the shop.


Copic Colors used: 
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000
Hair: E35, 33, 31, 50
Red: R39, 27, 24
White: W3, 1, 00

That's all I have for you today, don't forget to stop by Christine's shop to check out this and other cute stamps.  Have a great weekend and we will chat soon.  


Saturday, July 22, 2017

Kit and Clowder Monthly Class

Hello friends, hope you are doing well.  It's the weekend and I hope you are enjoying your weekend.  Today I am sharing something a little from my usual projects. Each month, I get the monthly class from Kit and Clowder.  The classes are awesome and you learn various techniques either with alcohol markers or pencils.  I will be honest, I hoard the classes but this month I couldn't pass up not coloring this cutie.   This month's Kit and Clowder create and learn class is all Lily Dancing Princess which can be purchased here.  

I love this image and the way she turned out.  This month's class, we used several techniques to achieve this look.  If you want to pick up some tips and tricks on coloring, check out Kit and Clowder and the monthly create and learn classes.  You will not be disappointed at all.  

Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000
Hair: E35, 33, 31,50
Blue: B99, 97, 95, 93, 91
Light Blue: BG07, 05, 01
White: W3, 1, 0
Purple: V09, 06, 04, 01
That's all I have for today, thanks for stopping by.  Hope you will get some crafting in today.  We will talk soon, hugs.  




Thursday, July 20, 2017

Angels Hearts and Memories BarbieQutie

Hello friends, Happy Thursday to you.  Thanks for stopping by I am sharing  a card using Angels Hearts and Memories Barbie Qutie.  She is ready for a serious cook-out.

I colored the image using copics and cut her out using my brother scan and cut.  I die cut the frame of the card from magnolia doohickey club volume 11 die.  I used digital papers I had in my stash that I thought went perfect with this image.  I die cut the grill, hamburger, and drink from magnolia volume 11 doohickey dies


Copic Colors used:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000
Hair: W9, 7, 5, 3
Blue: B99, 97, 95, 93, 91
Yellow: YR23, Y08, 6, 11

I love this card, a cookout for the summer is definitely what I need.  Check out Angela's store, she is having a sale on all of her images.  That's all I have for you today, thanks for stopping by.  Have a awesome Thursday!


Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Make it Crafty Frappe Delight

Hello friends, thanks for stopping by.  Today I have a card share using the new Make it Crafty Frappe Delight.  Anyone that know me also know I am a huge Starbucks fan.  Anytime I see a stamp that is coffee related, I get excited.  This was no exception, as soon as I saw this cutie I rushed right over and purchased her.
I colored the image with my copics and cut her out using my brother scan and cut.  I used Sugar Pea Designs coffee paper stack to create the card. I die cut the heart coffee bean die from LaLa Land Crafts die and added it to the front of the card. I layered  oh frap die cut from stamploration in front of the coffee bean Heart diecut. I then added the image to the card front.


Copic Colors used:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000, 0000
Hair: E59, 37, 33, 31
Blue: B99, 97, 95, 93, 91
White: C3, 1, colorless blender

I love this image and glad I picked her up. Thanks for stopping by today, have a great rest of your day! 
Challenges I am entering:
Color Inspiration Link up 24
Crafting from the Heart
A Bit More time to Craft

Monday, July 17, 2017

Stamp Anniething Vanessa-Coconut Drink

Hello friends, Happy Monday to you.  Hope you had a great weekend and you were able to get some crafting in.  I had some time this weekend to create some cards using a new stamp company to me.  I decided to purchase  a couple of Stamp Anniething stamps and I have to say I just love them.

I decided to color up Vanessa-Coconut Drink first and what can I say.  I am in love with this cutie.  I colored her up using my copics and cut her out using my brother scan and cut.  I wanted to create a shaker card using this cutie.  It just reminds me of the summer and being in the tropics.  Oh so refreshing for sure.


Copic colors used:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000, 0000
Hair: E59, 37, 33, 31
Pink: RV09, 06, 04, 02
Green: YG07, 06, 0000

I am definitely late to the party, loving these stamps.  That's all I have for you today, thanks for stopping by.  Have a awesome Monday!

Challenges I am entering:

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Angels Hearts Memories Barnacle Bella Pirate

Hello friends, Happy Hump day.  I hope your Wednesday is off to a great start.  Today I am sharing a a card using Barnacle Bella Pirate from the new release by Angels Hearts and Memories on etsy.  Ok i have to say I love the way this card turned out with the black and white colors!

I colored the image using my copics and cut her out using a stitched circle die.  I layered another circle die behind the image and popped up on the card front.  I cut the sentiment out with a stitched die from my stash and added it to the card as well.  To finish this card off, I added some white nuevo drops to the side.



Copic Colors used:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000
Hair: W9, 7, 5, 3
Eyes: YG67, 25,23
White: C3, 1, colorless blender
Black: C9, 7, 5, 3
Gold: YR23, Y15, 11

Did I say how much I love this card.  Don't forget to check out Angela's shop for this image and others.  She is having a  major sale and now is the time to pick up some of these cute images.  Well that's all I have for you today, thanks for stopping by.  Have a awesome hump day, we will chat soon!



Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Crafty Sentiment Designs New Challenge

Hello Friends, thanks for stopping by today.  It's Tuesday and you know what that means.  Another challenge going on at Crafty Sentiments Designs.  This week's challenge is all about, the sun, beach, and sand.  I created a scene card using this cutie, Isobel a good catch.

I used a cloud stencil  and tumbled glass distress ink to create the cloud background.  I used my copics to add the ocean to the card front.  I colored the image using my copics and cut her out using my brother scan and cut.  I cut the card panel out using a stitched rectangle die from my stash.  I cut the sentiment out from a word die from my stash as well.





Copic Colors used:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000
Hair: E37, 33, 31
Yellow: Y19, 15, 11
Blue: B97,95, 93, 91
Bucket: T9, 7, 5, 3
Water: BG07, 05, 02

This card is so cute, make sure you check out what the other design teammates created over on the blog.  That's all I have for you today, thanks for stopping by.  Have a awesome Hump Day and we will chat soon.