7.26.2017

July SFYTT:



Good Wednesday morning - it's hump day!!!  Just a couple of more days until the weekend!

Another great thing about today is...
that it's also my turn to show you what I did with the July Reverse Confetti's Sketch For You To Try (SFYTT).


I am a sketch girl.  I LOVE sketches.  They are my favourite inspiration to follow.

I chose to showcase Reverse Confetti's Berry Sweet stamp set (with coordinating Confetti Cuts).  Let's be honest, it really just doesn't get more *sweet* than these yummy little strawberries!




As I said previously, I am bringing back paper piecing (I say that like I rule the crafting world LOL).  Maybe if I say it enough others will also grab their scissors and start fussy cutting =)  
Even though it's SO 2014, I think paper piecing is ADORABLE.  


Case and point, these strawberries =)










Be sure to come play along with this FABulous sketch.  If you are picked as the 'Fetti Fave, you will receive a $20 gift certificate (uhm, yes please!) to use at Reverse Confetti!



7.23.2017

The Paper Players 354:





Good morning all!  Happy Sunday to you!  It feels like forever and day since I have been in the craft room as I have been busy working on our living room re-do. I have been spray painting and painting my butt off!!

This week at The Paper Players, Jaydee is hosting our Sketch Challenge:






I wanted to create a card that was on the "fresh" side, hence the green and lime colours.  I went out of my comfort zone and added a pop of colour (normally I would have added more green) and grabbed some teal.



Stamps:  My Favorite Things Geometric Greenery, My Favorite Things Label Maker Sentiments
Die cuts: My Favorite Things Geometric Greenery, My Favorite Things Label TapeMy Favorite Things Vertical Stitched Strips
Frosting:  Wow Embossing Powder White, Reverse Confetti Premier Polar White cardstock, Stampin' Up! inks





We can't wait to see what you create!



7.16.2017

Coconut Wishes:




Hi all!  I hope the weekend has been well to you.  It feels like such a short weekend - is it Friday yet??!??

I tell you, I have so many fantastic new goodies to play with I bring out this Reverse Confetti Mahalo set again.  I just can't stop creating with it!  I love it THAT much!  Today I paired it with a Heart Stencil.





I created my two tone effect by stamping 3/4 in Lagoon ink and the other 1/4 in Parakeet ink.  No fancy technique, just easy quick results.  =)














I created my card for the following challenges:









The Paper Players 353:




Good morning all!  Happy Sunday to you!  It is hot, hot, hot outside.  As usual, I am in the comforts of the air conditioning.  Seriously, I do not like to be in the sun - too hot for me!

This week at The Paper Players, Claire's CAS Challenge is Summer fun in the Water:







I thought this was the perfect chance for me to make a shaker card with beads/sequins as water (it's been in my head for awhile). 




I coloured this little guy with Zig markers but this time I used a rather dry water brush to blend him out.  That face!!  Adorable lil fella!!


Stamps:  SugarPea Designs QuackersSimon Says Stamp Sketch Ranunculus
Die cuts: SugarPea Designs QuackersMy Favorite Things Heart Shaker Window and Frame
Frosting:  My Favorite Things Heart Shaker Pouches
Tim Holtz WaterbrushCanson XL Watercolor paperTsukineko Versafine Onyx Black, Zig Clean Color Real Brushes








7.13.2017

Brewin' Up:





Hi all!  Happy Friday Eve!

With it being so hot outside I wanted to make something summery.  And really, you can't go wrong with coffee.  So summer coffee it is!  With brightly coloured Reverse Confetti flowers, bows, and green felt - YUMMMMMY!!!










     




I created this card for the following challenge:







7.09.2017

Be Bright:




Happy Sunday - I hope you have been enjoying your weekend. This one has gone exceptionally fast and tomorrow is Monday - sheesh!

I have said it before and I will say it again this was a simple and straightforward card to make.  I let this FABULOUS patterned paper do all the talking!!  The gold foiling does it for me.  Like, LOVE it!  Half this stuff was purchased at my local Michaels.



I also used a little gold clothespin that I thought went well with my gold theme.



Die cuts:  My Favorite Things Vertical Stitched Strips, My Favorite Things Cross Stitch Circle STAX
Frosting: Craft Smith Fandango paper, Stampin' Up! twine, Recollections clothespin





I made this card for the following challenges:





Freshly Made Sketches

Work It Wednesday - summer icons