Friday, July 31, 2009

Some more blog candy

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Gorjuss Girls!

Leanne, from Fluttabys Crafty Haven, is celebrating 5,000 hits! To celebrate, she is so generously giving us the chance to win a WHOLE set of Gorjuss Girls stamps. Yes, that's right, a whole set--set 3. You have until Sept. 1

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Ribbons and Bows

I almost forgot about posting this! Ribbons and Bows, that's what they called for, for the Sugar Bowl Challenge #15. I received these Gorjuss Girls images from a stamp swap and I'm so loving them. Very fun!

Stamp: Sugar Nellie--Gorjuss Girl
Cardstock: SU and DCWV
Accessories: Copics, Spica glitter pen, and ribbon

Hula Monkey

I'm not too happy with how this one turned out, but I wanted to color her so bad with my copics, lol! Dustin Pike's digi stamps rock! I used this Hula Monkey for the Three Clovers challenge, who asked for bling and I used the sketch from this weeks: Eat, Sleep, Stamp.

Stamp: Dustin Pike
Cardstock: DCWV (metallic) and GP
DP: Basic Grey Wisteria
Tools: Classic oval nesties
Accessories: Copics, SU ink, glitter brads, ribbon, and strip of rhinestones

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Blog Candy Alert!!!

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Thanks So Much

I can't believe I'm still up! Well, since I'm up, I decided to create some cards. Why not, huh? I've always thought the Magnolia stamps were sooo darn cute, but just haven't made a purchase yet. So you can imagine how excited I was when I received some, in the stamp swap, I joined through SNR Card Universe. I will be making a purchase soon ;). I used her to make this card and use it for two different challenges at: Just Magnolia and Scrappy Frogs.

Stamps: Magnolia and Hero Arts
Cardstock: Bazzill and GP
DP: Daisy Bucket
Accessories: Copics, Spica glitter pen, Memento ink, and Dew Drops

Thinking of You

I used this card for a Simon Says Challenge, couple weeks ago, but it will work for the challenge this week at: Our Creative Corner, so I'm going to use it ;) The challenge was to use shades of purple.

Stamps: Penny Black (image from swap) and Hero Arts (sentiment)
Cardstock: Bazzill, Archiver's, and GP
DP: Basic Grey Wisteria
Accessories: Copics, Memento ink, SU ink, and rhinestones


This is my entry for Stamps and Smiles Weekly Sketch Challenge. For some reason, I had a hard time with this sketch and didn't know what image to use. This stamp rarely gets used, so I decided to use this one. This is what I came up with anyway.
Stamps: Heartfelt Creations and Hero Arts (heart)
Cardstock: Stampin' Up and Archiver's
DP: Basic Grey Cupcake
Tools: Labels 3 nesties
Accessories: Copics, Memento ink, SU ink, ribbon, and liquid pearls


This is the card I made for two different challenges. The first challenge, at: All That Scraps, was to NOT use any DP and the second was a sketch challenge, over at: Eat Sleep Stamp.

Stamp: Uknown digital image
Cardstock: Bazzill, DCWV, and GP
Tools: Labels 1 nesties, CB embossing folder
Accessories: Copics, chalk ink, ribbon, and glossy accents

Sunday, July 26, 2009


I've won again! That's twice in ONE week! How exciting, I don't often win anything. In fact, I can't remember the last time I won anything, even randomly, lol! I'll take though. I won the weekly challenge over at the, Sweet Stop. Check them out, they have some wonderful sketch challenges each week.

Birthday Monkey

The Pink Elephant challenge this week was to use animals. This is a birthday card, I made for a family member last month. I decided to use it for this challenge since it was already finished and it's a last minute entry ;)

Stamp: Dustin Pike digi image
Cardstock: GP and Core'dinations
DP: Basic Grey Cupcake
Tools: Labels 2 nesties
Accessories: Copics and Spica pen


Here is my entry for: Little Paper Shop Monday challenge. I've been so busy trying to get my projects posted in time. Very often, I work so hard to get them completed and then procrastinate on posting them. I spent the day/night on Saturday cropping with some friends. Well, they scrapbooked, while I created cards. The men, did as they usually do, hang out outside then the basement, playing pool. We ordered pizza and had a good time!SUPPLIES
Stamp: Miss Anya Rain-The Greeting Farm (image received from swap)
Cardstock: GP and DCWV
Tools: Classic ovals and classic scalloped ovals nesties and cricut
Accessories: Copics and dew drop

A Happy Hello

This was my entry for: Tuesday Morning Sketches. It was a fun sketch even though I didn't get it posted in time. I still wanted to share it. Hope you like it!

Stamps: Unknown (image I received from stamp swap) and Hero Arts (sentiment)
Cardstock: GP and DCWV
DP: Colorbok
Tools: Classic circle and petite scalloped circle nesties and cricut (oval)
Accessories: Memento ink, Copics, and chalk ink


This is my entry for last weeks challenge at:
Stamps: Dog Gone Stamps (image I received from swap) and Hero Arts (sentiment)
Cardstock: Bazzill
Accessories: Memento ink and Copics

Friday, July 24, 2009


I almost forgot to mention: I WON!!! I was so excited when I saw my name, as I went to check out the new sketch for the week, over @ Stamps and Smiles. There it was, I even had to read it a second time. I know, what a dork, huh, lol! It was my very first post there, I was so excited that I had to tell my boys right away. They were actually excited for me :)


Boy, was I busy last night! This is my entry for CPS, and what a great time to join in the fun. JustRite Stampers is the sponser this week! Wouldn't that be exciting, since I only have a few of their stamps in my collection. It was a great sketch, as always and I'm looking forward to the next, as always :)

Stamp: JustRite
Cardstock: GP and Core'dinations
DP: Daisy Bucket (double-sided)
Tools: Classic circle and Petite Scalloped circle nesties
Accessories: Stampin' Up ink, Versa Color ink and Spica pen (pink)


Here is my entry for:, weekly sketch challenge. What a neat sketch to work with! It was fun, I look forward to the next!
Stamp: (from stamp swap) and Hero Arts
Carstock: Bazzill
DP: Basic Grey Cupcake
Tools: Classic circle and Blossom nesties, and M.S. border punch
Accessories: Copics and fibers


This is my entry for the sketch challenge over at: iheart2stamp. Hope I get it there on time, oops!
Stamp: Unknown (got from stamp swap)
Cardstock: Bazzill
Accessories: Copics, prima flower, and brad

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Surf's Up!--FFFSketch 2

This is my entry for the Farm Fresh Friday Sketch Challenge 2, over at The Greeting Farm. It is my very first time posting in their gallery. They have some fun weekly challenges to help jumpstart your creativity. This is one of the new stamps I just purchased from them last week. I also got Hippie Anya. Their stamps are sooo cute! I will definately be making another purchase soon ;)

Stamp: Surfer Ian
Cardstock: DoubleMates, DCWV, and Archiver's
P.Paper: DCWV
Accessories: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Copics, Quickutz diecut font, and popdots


Here is my entry for: Stamps and Smiles Sketch Challenge for this week. It's a bit simple but I kinda like it that way. I felt, if I added anything else, it would ruin it.
Stamp: Heartfelt Creations
Cardstock: GP and DCWV
P.Paper: Basic Grey Wisteria
Tools: Classic Scalloped Oval Nesties
Accessories: Memento Tuxedo black ink, Copics, and Chalk ink

SSS13 X-mas in July

This is my entry for Sweet Stop Sketch Saturday. This weeks sketch had a spin to it: Christmas in July! That's right, now I have one Christmas card finished ahead of time, heehee! The rule was to use a Christmas image. How simple is that! So, with that being said, Cute Card Thursday's challenge was the same: Christmas in July! I used the same card for my entry over there also.

Stamp: Great Impressions
Cardstock: Bazzill, DCWV, and GP
P.Paper: MME
Tools: Classic Scalloped Rectangle nesties and EK scalloped border punch
Accessories: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Copics, and brads

Let it Rain

I decided to use this card for two challenges. Why not kill two birds with one stone, huh? was a sketch challenge and thedigishack.wordpress challenge was to incorporate clouds. I made this card, mainly from scraps. I've been trying to use them up as often as I can.

Stamps: Stampendous Changito and sentiment
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Cardstock: GP, Core'dinations, and DCWV
P.Paper: DCWV
Accessories: Copics and Glossy Accents
I cut a piece of scrap paper into a cloud like shape and sponged around it to give the cloud affect.

Sending Smiles

I thought the sketch over at: ATS, looked like fun. So, I tried it. It came out okay, I think. There were alot of different articles to add on this sketch.
Stamps: C.C. Designs (Tilly) and Hero Arts (sentiment)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Cardstock: GP and Core'dinations
P. Paper: Basic Grey Marrakech
Tools: EK border/emboss punch
Accessories: Copics, Prima flowers, Tim Holtz mini paperclip, ribbon, and bling

Thursday, July 16, 2009

More Blog Candy!

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Saturday, July 11, 2009

Blog Candy Alert!!!

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Friday, July 10, 2009

High Hopes Challenge #38

This week over @:, their challenge was to use polka dots--and lots of them! It was lots of fun! Go check out their weekly challenges for some great prizes. Anywho, here's my card. Hope I used enough polka dots, heehee!

Stamps: Heartfelt Creations and Hero Arts (sentiment)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Cardstock: GP, Stampin' Up, and Bazzill (swiss dot)
Patterned Paper: Wisteria by Basic Grey
Tools: Spellbinders classic circle nesties and scalloped circle nesties
Accessories: Copics and Ribbon

Monday, July 6, 2009


Stamp: Inkadinkado
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Cardstock: GP and Unknown (blue)
Patterned Paper: Cupcake by Basic Grey
Tools: Spellbinders Blossom and Labels Three
Accessories: Copics, Spica pen, and Dew drops

My entry for: Little Paper Shop challenge with a little twist---use cupcakes! What fun. Hope you like it.

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Free Digi Image and Sketch

This is my take on the sketch, i got over @ SNR Card Universe, using the free image that was given during the "Oh Say Can You See 4th of July Blog Hop". Sorry, don't remember who was actually hosting the challenge. I didn't get mine up and posted in time to enter, but wanted to still share.

Stamp: Digital image
Cardstock: GP and Bazzill white
Patterned Paper: MME
Tools: Spellbinders Curved Rectangles
Accessories: Copics, lace ribbon by Fancy Pants, and misc. buttons