Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Poppies And Wishes

 Back Again!

This card will be entered into the following Challenges:

Simon Says MondayFeminine.

 The Altenew Painted Poppy stamp set makes 
it so easy to create a pretty little card.
Image stamped in Amalgam Black ink.
Poppies stamped in Calypso Coral ink.

 Sentiment from Altenew, Beautiful Day stamp set.
Copic Markers.

Easy Peasey!

Thanks for strolling by!


Nicest Thoughts

 Good Morning!

Happy May!

This card will be entered into the following Challenges:

Gina K Designs“Create a floral background with your stencils”. 
(If you don’t have a floral stencil, use any one of Gina K. Designs
 stencils to create a background).
Allsorts, Spring Blossoms.
The Sisterhood Of Crafters. How Does Your Garden Grow?
WOW Embossing Powder, Friendship/Encouragement.
(which you enter on their FaceBook Page.)

I stamped my floral image first in Black Amalgam ink, then doused it in Clear Embossing Powder and heat set it.
Then I masked it off to do my stenciling in Wisteria Wonder ink.  
Scallop type stencil from Gina's Ocean Minded Kit.

Image and sentiment by Gina K Designs, Love At All Times stamp set.
Stamped in Amalgam Black ink and again doused in 
Clear Embossing Powder and heat set, I do this every time I stamp on to Vellum. 
Copic Markers.

Sentiment by Gina K Designs, Friendship And Love.

A simple yet pretty design.

Thanks for coming by!


Double D, Flowers Of The Month Jan-June

  Good Morning! 

A brand new Challenge is up and running over at the Double D Challenge Blog

Here is your Inspiration Tile: 

January Carnations or Snowdrops
February Violets or Primrose
March Daffodils~Jonquils~Narcissus
April Daisy~Sweet Pea~Gerber Daisy
May Lily of the Valley or Hawthorne
June Rose or Honeysuckle

 I picked Violets as my inspiration.

 Lattice die by PTI, Garden Gate Kit.
Cheery Lynn Watering Can die, which I added 'patina' to, 
using paint and inks and embossing powders.
Foliage and stems are by Elizabeth Crafts from the Zinnia die set.

 Gina K Designs Hugs and Wildflowers stamp set for my 'violets'.
Inks in; Perfect Plum, Wild Wisteria and Amalgam Black.
Brick Wall Embossing Folder.
Foam Dots.

Just a sweet little fun card to make.  I love all things flowers!

Please come on over to the Double D Blog and join in all of the FUN!

You'll be glad you did as there is always a pretty prize up for grabs!

Here's the prize for this Challenge: 

Thanks for stopping by!


Sunday, May 2, 2021

Birthday Wishes

Back Again!

This card will be entered into the following Challenges:

Simon Says Wednesday, Anything Goes.
Allsorts, Spring Blossoms.

A little more water coloring!

This beautiful floral image image is by Studio Katia, Lovely Blooms.
Gold and White Embossing Powders.
Gina K Designs Wishes stamp and die set.

Gold Foil Paper.
Black and White Striped Designer Paper.

So fun to make, I made 2!

Happy May Day!

Thanks for dropping by!


New Home

Good Morning!

Happy May!

This card will be entered into the following Challenges:

Simon Says Wednesday, Anything Goes.

Dies R Us, Anything Goes.

I created my background with a little swishy swashy water coloring of inks in blue.
Then I used a Lattice Stencil and Gina K Designs Glitz Glitter Gel.
(this stuff is amazing!)
Gina K Designs Home Is and Home Tweet Home 
stamp sets, for sentiments (inside and out).
Hugs And Wild Flowers dies for leaves.

Paper Smooches Birdhouse die.
Memory Box Woodland Branch die.
Impression Obsession Looped Heart Border die, cropped.
Momenta Bird die.
Not Quite Navy and Pink Pirouette inks.


That Gel is really Glitzy!

As always, thanks for flying by!  


Wednesday, April 28, 2021



One more time!

This card will be entered into the MFT Color Challenge.

And the Simon Says Wednesday, Challenge, Anything Goes.

I used the MFT Make A Wish stamp set and Stitched Tags die.
Inks in Tempting Turquoise and Melon Mambo.
PTI Tea Leaves Designer Papers.

I added a die cut Tab to the hole from the Karen Burniston's Tag Book Pop Up set.
Dies R Us Butterfly #2 set, layered.
Baker's Twine.
Adhesive Rhinestone.


Thanks so much for stopping by, love it when you do!


Row Of Poppies

 Back Again!  

This card will be entered into the Challenges at:

Memory Box, Paint. 
Simon Says Monday, Add A Quote (is that a quote???)
Simon Says Wednesday, Anything Goes.

I created my back ground using my Gel Press and water color paints 
and a Chevron Stencil.  I layered paints on in several colors, Teal, Blue, White, Orange and a lovely shade of Green.  I also added some paint splatters in Black and White 
and also used Heid Swapp Color Shine in Gold.  
I created a 5 x 7 piece and then cut it using the MFT Wonky Stitched Rectangle die.

Memory Box Row Of Poppies die, layered.
Sentiment by Altenew, Always Be Blooming.
Gold Embossing Powder.
Gold Foiled Paper.
Sheer Ribbon.

The sentiment is tiny, but one I love!  

If Friends Were Flowers, I'd Pick You!

Thanks for stopping by!



 Good Afternoon!

I have been lucky enough to have some time to craft!  YAY!

This card will be entered into the Challenges at:

 Altenew Color Mood Board.

 Allsorts, Any 3 Colors of The Rainbow.

The Sisterhood Of Crafters, How Does Your Garden Grow?

Simon Says Wednesday, Anything Goes!

Blue, Green and Violet.

I used the Altenew stamp and die set, Garden Grow.
MFT Wonky Stitched Rectangles.
PTI Shakers and Sprinkles Kit, Frame die, Lattice Stencil.

Amalgam Black and Pool Party inks.
Copic Markers.
Sakura Glitter Pen.
Foam Dots.

Thanks for stopping in!