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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

A Birthday Flower

Hi all! My card today is for the sketch challenge over at SCS. They are celebrating 300th sketches over at SCS! 300! WOW - They are having prizes with this challenge sketch.


For this card I used a stamp set from Mark's Finest Papers "Blackberries, sunflowers and Bee's"
The image is colored with copic's and the card stock is MFP and Basic Grey.

Have a great day and thanks for stopping by.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Buds and Vases by Melanie

Hi, last night started the previews of Gina K. Designs new stamp release. The first first set peviewed was by Melanie Muenchinger and wow this is gorgeous and a must have set!! So I'm keeping my fingers crossed in hopes of winning one!!! You can win also by visiting her blog here.
Look at all the wonderful things you could put in that mason jar.

"Melanie Muenchinger is releasing a companion to her "A Year of Flowers" called "Buds and Vases", a die cut stamp set filled with brand new flowers and containers, this Thursday night, September 30 at 10 PM CST from Gina K Designs! Be sure to check out her sneak preview of the set on her blog and enter for a chance to win the set!"

Have a great day and thanks for stopping by.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Speedy's Challenge # 22

Hi all! For today's challenge Vicki has ask us to have a pumpkin on our card. I decided to use "Broom Rides" from Mark's Finest Papers, I just love this adorable set with the cute little ghosts. I tried to make them look like they are holding hands as they are walking in the creepy area.


I used copic's, memento ink for the sponging and self adhesive stones for the owl eyes.
Card stock is from Mark's Finest Papers.

Thanks to all who took part in the OWH and played along with us, your cards were outstanding!! looking to what you all come with for this challenge.
Remember to upload your entry using Inlinkz by Friday, October 1 . There will be one lucky winner of a free Mark's Finest Papers' stamp set for every 50 entries. If you use Mark's Finest Papers' images, you will be entered twice in the drawing! You can enter more than once.

Thanks for stopping by my blog and I hope you have a wonderful day!


Friday, September 17, 2010

Speedy's Friends Challenge #21

Hello! Hope you are all doing well!! This week we are so excited! We are hosting a special Speedy Challenge for Operation Write Home! What a great way to support our troops!
Vicki has ask us to make a birthday card for the troops, she has all the info on Speedy's the Cat Friends Blog and you can find it here. A free stamp set set for every 20 entries, WOW!!!



My card was made using "Flourishes and Frames" and "Daffodil and Anise" both from Mark's Finest Papers. The card stock is by MFP and the DP is Basic Grey.
Have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Photo's and a Card

Hi there!! I thought would share a few photo's of our vacation to Brooking Oregon. This is the view from the condo we stayed at. We had the best view and weather ever!!! The first card here is looking a bit south from the dining area and the other photo is from the living area.







I also have a challenge card I made for Vicki's sketch challenge over at Stamp TV. I used Theresa Momber's new set "Farm Life" by Gina K. Designs.


The image was colored with copic's and card stock is GKD.

Have a wonderful evening and thanks for stopping by.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Wheels of Time and some challenges

Hi, I have a few challenge card to share with you.
This first one is for Vicki's sketch challenge over at Stamp TV. I used Theresa Momber's beautiful new stamp set " Farm Life" by Gina K. Designs.
Colored with copic's and DP is Webster's pages and card stock is GKD



This card is for the Try a new technique over at SCS. The stamp set is from Mark's Finest Papers "Owl be Here". The challenge was to sponge over lace and the tutorial for it can be found here. I used copic and Prisma pencils, cuttlebug folder, basic grey DP and card stock and ribbon from MFP.






This is also for Vicki's sketch challenge at STV. I used Gina's newly released stamp kit "Autumn Splendor" by GKD. The image was colored with copic's. DP is Basic Grey and card stock is gkd. The back ground DP is from JoAnn's.


That is about it for today and thanks for stopping by.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Speedy's Friends Challenge #20

Hello! Hope you are all doing well!! I want to thank everyone for playing in my challenge, the entries were just stunning and loved seeing all the different things used for the ( five things). This week at Speedy's Friends, Joanne has challenged us to make a card/project in fall colors. I love, love fall colors, most of my cards are in those colors!!
This was a really fast and easy card. I used the newly released stamp set "Stinky Situation" by Mark's Finest Papers. All the supplies used for this card came from MFP. The DP is from their assortment packs.





Remember to upload your entry using Inlinkz by Friday, September 17. There will be one lucky winner of a free Mark's Finest Papers' stamp set for every 50 entries. If you use Mark's Finest Papers' images, you will be entered twice in the drawing! You can enter more than once. Looking forward to all your creations.

Have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

It's a Sticky Situation

Hello!Here is a card I made with the newly released stamp set "Stinky Situation" by Mark's Finest Papers.What a fantastic set this is.


My images were colored with copic's and the card stock is from MFP. For some absolutely fabulous samples be sure to check the blog hop here.

So I'm off to check it out myself, have fun. Thanks for stopping by.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Broom Rides By MFP Release

Hi everyone, I'm back!!!!! My DH and I have been on a little vacation. We went over to the coast in Oregon and had the most wonderful time! The weather was amazing!!! I have a lot of comment catching up to do! But I will try and get to everyone's blog over the next few days.
I'm real excited to show you some samples of MARK'S FINEST PAPERS NEW RELEASE! BROOM RIDES. I love this set it is, so cute.
My first project is a luminary that fits over a Febreeze freshener light. But can be put over a flame less light.


Here are some treat bags.



and finally my card.


To see some more amazing cards/projects check the blog hop here. Also for a chance to win a free stamp set from MFP.
Card stock and stamps are MFP.
Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog and have a nice day.

Speedy's Challenge # 19

Hi all! Yay, time for another challenge at Speedy's the Cat Friends Blog Challenge.
I think this will be a fun but easy challenge. Five of anything, it can be five colors, buttons, layers
or like I did five flowers. Looking forward to see what you all come up with. Plus you will have a chance to win a stamp set from Mark's Finest Papers. You can enter more than once.


Next week the September release of Mark's Finest Papers starts.
My card was made using " Daffodils and Anise by MFP.

Have a great day and thanks for stopping by.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Live in Harmony

Hello! After a little rain storm which cooled everything off ,we have beautiful warm day.
I wanted to share with you a card I did for Betty's color challenge over at SCS. To use More mustard, raspberry and breezy blue on our card. This is what came up with. The stamps in this card are from Mark's Finest Papers "Pears and Hollyhock".


The pears were colored with Prisma pencils, my DP is Basic Grey. Card stock : SU more mustard and the rest is MFP. I also sponged around the edges with Memento's Potter's clay.
I do love coloring those pears. Well I'm off to the farmers market, hopefully get some tomatoes.
Hope your day is fine!! Thanks for stopping by.