6.19.2017

Merry Monday 253:





Happy Monday all!  I hope the weekend was good to you!  I spent the weekend crafting and preparing for surgery tomorrow.  I will still be around, but will need a few days to recover.  Nothing serious, just an elective surgery.

This week at Merry Monday, Linda would like us to create a BEAR on our Christmas card:




I used one of my favourite Christmas sets from Simon Says Stamp in red, grey, and green.



Stamps:  Simon Says Stamp Magical Christmas 
Die cuts:  Simon Says Stamp Magical Christmas,
 My Favorite Things Blueprints 20, My Favorite Things Blueprints 2
Frosting:  Stampin' Up! cardstockStampin' Up! ink





As always, do not forget to check out the rest of my teamies' fantastic creations at Merry Monday and come play along too!!!

Looking for more Christmas inspiration??  Come visit our Pinterest page:  Merry Monday Design Team Christmas Card Creations





6.18.2017

The Paper Players 349:




Happy Sunday all!  

This week at The Paper Players, Jaydee's CAS Challenge is FEATHERED FRIENDS:





I knew exactly which stamp set I wanted to use for the challenge as this little hummingbird is the CUTEST!!  

It is hard to tell in my photo, but all that red is rose gold embossing powder.  It is a stunning product that I just got in the mail this week.



Stamps:  Your Next Stamp Sweet HummingbirdReverse Confetti So Stripey 
Die cuts:  My Favorite Things Blueprints 21, My Favorite Things Blueprints 13
Frosting: Simon Says Stamp Rose Gold embossing powderTim Holtz WaterbrushCanson XL Watercolor paperTsukineko Versafine Onyx Black, Zig Clean Color Real Brushes




Leave some love and play along with The Paper Players challenge this week.  Can't wait to see what you create!

6.15.2017

Stitched Roses:





Happy Thursday all!  I am at the end of my stay-cation holidays and wanted to spend the last couple of days in the craft room.

It has been a gloomy day, nothing some pink and orange roses can't fix!!





Stamps:  Simon Says Stamp More Spring FlowersSimon Says Stamp Sketch Ranunculus
Die cuts:  My Favorite Things Blueprints 21
Frosting: 
Wow Embossing Powder White, Tim Holtz WaterbrushCanson XL Watercolor paperTsukineko Versafine Onyx Black, Zig Clean Color Real Brushes


I have created this card for the following challenges:







CAS(E) this Sketch
The Challenge







6.12.2017

Merry Monday 252:




Happy Monday all!  I hope you had an uber-fantastic weekend like myself =)

This week at Merry Monday, Kathy would like us to create a Christmas card with an INSPIRATION PHOTO:




I saw the little chalkboard sign on the bottom of the photo and knew that was going to be the main focus of my card.  I then added touches of green, red, silver, and pine sprigs.



Stamps:  Inkadinkadoo Spirit of Christmas (retired), Papertrey Ink Spruce and Sprigs
Die cuts:  My Favorite Things Vertical Stitched Strips, My Favorite Things Cross Stitch Circle STAX, Papertrey Ink Spruce and Sprigs, My Favorite Things Blueprints 20
Frosting: 
Wow Embossing Powder White, Canson XL Watercolor paper (140lbs), Stampin' Up! inks




As always, do not forget to check out the rest of my teamies' fantastic creations at Merry Monday and come play along too!!!

Looking for more Christmas inspiration??  Come visit our Pinterest page:  Merry Monday Design Team Christmas Card Creations









6.11.2017

Amazing Rainbows:




Hi all!  It is a gloomy cold day out there.  As usual, that's when I love to hang out in the craft room!

I went with something totally opposite of gloomy and went with bright, happy, and fun!



Stamps:  My Favorite Things Amazing
Die cuts:  
My Favorite Things Doubly Amazing, My Favorite Things Blueprints 24, My Favorite Things Blueprints 2, My Favorite Things Party Balloons
Frosting:  
Tsukineko Versafine Onyx Black, Stampin' Up! cardstock


I created this card for the following challenges:








MFT - Colour Challenge
MFT - Sketch Challenge






The Paper Players 348:



Happy Sunday all!  It is has been another great weekend.  We spent it out on our patio building a new planter box.  It is going to look fabulous when it is all finished and filled with flowers!

This week at The Paper Players, LeAnne is our host with a COLOR challenge:




My Lemon Lime Twist ink and cardstock is being shipped as we speak, so I had to improvise.  And as usual, I created another floral birthday card.  I am in the summer spirit and just can't help myself!!




Stamps:  WPlus9 Beautiful Bouquets:  Ranunculus, Simon Says Stamp Sketch Ranunculus
Die cuts:  My Favorite Things Blueprints 21, My Favorite Things Vertical Stitched Strips
Frosting: Wow Embossing Powder White, Tim Holtz WaterbrushCanson XL Watercolor paperTsukineko Versafine Onyx Black, Zig Clean Color Real Brushes




I also created this card for the following challenge:



The Challenge











6.09.2017

Jam Packed:





Good morning all!  I have been busy enjoying our stay-cation.  I've been gardening, working on the yard, fishing, and working on cards.  So far it's been a really, really great week off!!


Today I brought out some pattern paper and some fun die cuts.  Jam jars??  Yes please!


Stamps:  Reverse Confetti In a Jam
Die cuts:  Reverse Confetti Jam Jar, Reverse Confetti Tall Stripe Panel
Frosting: Lawn Fawn Let's Polka In The Meadow paper, Stampin' Up! cardstock, Stampin' Up! ink



I created this card for the following challenge:




The Card Concept
(clean and layered)








6.05.2017

Merry Monday 251:




Happy Monday all!  I hope you enjoyed your weekend.  I am off of work for another couple of weeks enjoying a stay-cation.  And crafting.  Lots of crafting.

This week at Merry Monday, Debbie would like us to create a monochromatic BLUE Christmas card:




I created a blue ombre background buy stamping a random pattern with one of my favourite little moose stamps, heat embossed in white, and added my blue ink going from dark to light. I topped it all off with some blue twine and a blue jingle bell.  Lastly I added the punny sentiment in blue as well (what else!?)



Stamps:  Reverse Confetti Merry Christmoose
Die cuts:  My Favorite Things Stitched Basic Edges
Frosting: 
Wow Embossing Powder White, Canson XL Watercolor paper (140lbs), Stampin' Up! inks



As always, do not forget to check out the rest of my teamies' fantastic creations at Merry Monday and come play along too!!!

Looking for more Christmas inspiration??  Come visit our Pinterest page:  Merry Monday Design Team Christmas Card Creations










6.04.2017

Magical Unicorns:



Well I already made a mess in my craft room.  It was clean overnight :)

Do you know what makes me happy??  Unicorns.  They can be any colour, even pink!!  I created a little scene using my pink unicorn, trees, and "sky" background.



Stamps:  Reverse Confetti Unicorn Wishes
Die cuts:  Reverse Confetti Unicorn Wishes, Reverse Confetti Circles 'n Scallops, Reverse Confetti Double Edge Scallop Border
Frosting: Tim Holtz WaterbrushCanson XL Watercolor paperTsukineko Versafine Onyx Black, Zig Clean Color Real Brushes



I created this card for the following challenges:




Reverse Confetti SFYYT
AAA Cards