Friday, October 31, 2014


Good Afternoon!  Happy Halloween!  May your day be filled with treats and just a trick or two!

Today's card will be entered into the Challenge at Stamp TV, It Takes 2, Only 2 and for the Challenge over at Simon Says Wednesday, Anything Goes!

Kraft on kraft with a very natural look about recycling!  lol  I used the stamp sets Stamp It Big and Tropical Flowers by Gina K Designs.   Marvy Flower punch, Swiss Dots Embossing Folder and corner rounder.  I also colored the Adhesive Pearls using Copic Markers.  Panel is popped up to add dimension. 
Happy this card IS kind of scary!

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Black And White Birthday

Good Morning!  One day closer to the weekend!

Today's card will be entered into the MFT Sketch Challenge and the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge, Anything Goes!

I originally thought I would also enter this into the Mix It Up Monday Challenge over at Stamp TV, Only 2 Colors, and No Designer Paper, oh tricky Cat......clearly I have used Designer Paper.  lol  Oh well, another card to send out!

I love this sketch and it helped me plan out my card.  I used the Gina K Designs stamp set, Lots Of Lines.  Big bold sentiments, big bold images!  I knew I wanted to go with a black and white theme, so to make this more feminine, I decided to add a bunch of Adhesive Pearls.  There is a chipboard button threaded with Baker's Twine as another accent.  The sentiment was stamped on Vellum and then texture was added using Swiss Dots Embossing Folder.  I also punched a tiny butterfly on my inside cover sheet and added a strip of corresponding Designer Paper to the top, just to tie everything together.  I find this card clean and elegant!
Thanks so much for coming by, appreciate you doing so!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Happy Happy Joy Joy

Welcome Back!

Today's card will be entered into the Poppy Challenge, Sketch #16 With A Pop Of Pattern, Chevrons and Simon Says Wednesday ChallengeAnything Goes!

Here is my card:

I used the Chevrons Embossing Folder as my background.  The focal panel is covered in Designer Paper and a Martha Stewart Border Punch was added to the top and bottom.  I also added some brown ribbon which has teeny tiny blue dots.  I cut 3 flag banners out using a MFT Blueprint #12 die and then I stamped an arrow from the Stamp It Big set from Gina K Designs, and fussy cut that out.  The sentiment is from the Dahlias set from Flourishes.   Cute.  Fast. Simple.
Thanks for stopping by tonight!

Monday, October 27, 2014

Have A Holly Jolly Christmas

Good Morning!  Hope you all have a wonderful week.

Today's card was an easy one which will be entered into the Challenge over at MFT, Sketch Challenge.

And here is my card:

Really....such an easy card to make.  I cut the 'window' out using my Cameo.  I just added 12 one inch squares and centered them into a rectangle, grouping the images as I went, so it would cut as one piece.  Layered a piece of designer holly paper underneath it and adhered them to a piece of chipboard, so once adhered to the base card stock it would have a bit of dimension.  Before doing so I did place an eyelet in each corner.  Stamp sets are from Flourishes, That's A Wrap and Star Of Bethlehem.   Image colored with Copic Markers.  Banner cut out using Blueprints #12 by My Favorite Things.   
Now this card could really be mass produced in no time at all, especially if you skipped the chipboard and eyelets!  ;)
Thanks for stopping by, hope you had a good time!

Sunday, October 26, 2014

This Is How I Like My Snow.....

.....on a card!!! 

This card will be entered into the Stamp TV Challenge, Christmas Comes Early and the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge, Get Crafty With Kraft.

Quite a simple card to make, one that could be easily mass produced.  All images heat embossed in white.  Torn card stock lined with chunky white glitter create the snowy hills.  I also flicked a bit of white craft paint on the background to add some more frostiness.  Stamped sentiment.  All stamp sets by Gina K Designs, Merry Little Christmas, Winter Wonderland, Wishing You Joy.  Nothing flashy, nothing fancy.
Thanks for coming by.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Peaceful Trees

Hello Again!  Back with another Christmas card.  I think I am getting a good jump on them this year.  But, I also must remember to mail my Halloween cards on Monday!  Ha!

Today's card will be entered into the Stamp TV Challenge, Christmas Comes Early and the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge, Get Crafty And Use Kraft.

Totally inspired by Pinterest, egads I could lose days over at that site.....probably already have!  I cut 2 triangles out of Kraft card stock and ran them through my little handy dandy corrugator, changing the angle for each one.  Decorated one with Adhesive Pearls and the other with a bit of white ribbon.  Punched out a wonky star with a Sizzix die, also topped with an Adhesive Pearl.  The sentiment is from Gina K Designs, Vintage Borders stamp set, which is embossed in gold powder.  Swiss Dots Embossing Folder for added texture and some thin Jute Twine.  A great rustic flavor to this card.  
Glad you popped on in!  Thanks so much!

Winter Wings

Good Morning!

Today's card will be entered into the Stamp TV Challenge, Christmas Comes Early and the Simon Says Monday Challenge, Anything Goes!

The stamp sets I used are Winter Wings and Winter Wonderland by Gina K Designs.  I stamped a border of pine needles first, then the bird, then the sentiment.  The pine needles were colored with Copic Markers, as were the bird and branch images, and then I added a little white glitter to the outside edges to mimic snow, you can actually see some it in the photo....ha....that's a first!  A bit of ribbon for contrast and a bunch of 'randomly' tossed red sequins were added to fill the negative space....too much white open space! 
I do love Red Cardinals, they are my most favorite bird evaaaaaaah!  ;)
Thanks for coming by!