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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Spring is Here

Hi! Is spring really here? I'm ready!! I finally got to play with my stamps today and made some corner bookmarks for some challenges.
I used this really adorable stamp set from Flourishes that I just got and couldn't wait to try. I colored the bunny with Prisma Pencils and cut the image out. To keep with Joan's challenge I used a envelope and Spellbinders border for the edge right through both sides. The DP is "My Mind Eye" The Stamp is by Flourishes " Spring Has Sprung".

Here is a view of the the back. (Can you tell this is a old book?)

I had so much fun and wanted to try a different border, so here is another bookmark using the same stamp set. I used the largest die of Spellbinders Lattice rectangles.

This is for Flourishes Timeless Tuesday challenge to make a Easter card or project. I think this would be a nice Easter gift with a book. Also I'm entering this in Joan's Gardens challenge.
  • Create a corner bookmark using the corner cut off an envelope. You can use an envelope from "junk" mail.
  • You need to cover the front and back
  • Be creative and let us see what you can come up with.
  • Tutorial will be Selma's blog for cutting measurements
Well this was really easy to make but now I need to clean up the mess I made. (looks like I made 10 cards)
Hope your day is going well and thanks for stopping by.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Timeless Tuesday at Flourishes #161

Hi there! Wow this week just flew by. I have another card I want to share with you all.
This week Silke has a long sketch for us to try.

For my card I went with Flourishes " STRUT YOUR STUFF", I love love this gorgeous set. Last week they had a challenge using images for your background. I really got into it, so decided to do another one. I used Copic's for the images and sponged with Memento.

Have a great day and thanks for stopping by.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

SC377 Wild About You!

Hey there! How is everyone? Here is a card I made for the sketch challenge over at SCS. I used the newly released stamp set by Theresa Momber "Wild About You" by Gina K. Designs. I colored the elephant with Copic's and the DP is DCWV and the card stock is by Gina K. Designs.

Have a wonderful day and thanks for stopping by.

Friday, March 16, 2012


Welcome to GKD STAMP TV's CSS ALUMNI COLOR CHALLENGE for MARCH. Today's challenge is provided by Melissa.
You should have arrived here from the very talented Cheri .

Now about my card: I decided to make a shaker card as a few weeks ago Alex (a stamp tv member) had a shaker card challenge and I missed it and I still wanted to make one. The stamps are from Gina K. Designs, Gina's "QUITE A CATCH" and "BEACH BUM" by Rupa. This adorable image is one my favorites and I have seen so many cute cards using it. I colored the images with Copic's. The card stock and brads are also from GKD. The DP is Bo-Bunny. The sand is a mix of Microbeads. Gina has a Tutorial on making a shaker card here.

You will want to leave a comment as you hop along because on Tuesday morning March 20), we will randomly choose one of the comments from all the blogs and that person will receive a huge grab bag of fabulous Gina K. Designs Stamps!
The next stop ON THE HOP is the ever so talented Joy. If you came here without stopping, you can start from Stamp TV here.

Hope you enjoy the hop and find some inspiration. Good luck and thanks for stopping by.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Another Noon Time Challenge

Hi, I'm back again with another challenge card. Another Noon Time challenge at Flourishes.
The Front and Back Challenge. Which means we are to use the same image on the front with main focal image and use the same image to make the back ground. I used Flourishes "Sweet Violets". Colored with Copic's. I sponged with Memento "Cantaloupe" front and the back.

Well it is time for bed ,have a great week and thanks for stopping by.


Hi there! I'm back with another challenge card, this time for Flourishes Noon Time Challenge as they ready for March release. This one was oh so easy "make a circle card. I decided to make a masculine card as I don't make them often and I dearly love this gorgeous stamp. I decided to leave it CAS. Not sure if this is a Rainbow trout but I colored it like it was.
Okay, the stamp set is "WHAT A CATCH" from Flourishes. This is much prettier in RL as I added just a little Sakura in clear star but it doesn't show up in the photo.

I sponged in the background with Memento's and colored with Copic's.
Hope you like it and if you get a chane to play the challenges over at Flourishes you could win this month release.
Thanks for stopping by.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

GKD Anniversary Challnges

Hi there! Happy Anniversary Stamp TV!! It's 3 years this week and I have been with them from the beginning. I have learned so much from the tutorials and have thank Gina for putting together such wonderful video's. This week was their March release as well. Been a lot of challenges going on and I have been trying to get in as much as I can. The cards here are all from Theresa's new set "Wild About You" by Gina K. Designs.
This is for Theresa's challenge to make a one layer sponged background.

This is for Cat's challenge to make a 4x4 card with matching envelope.

I had so much fun making this I made another for the same challenge.

Making this short today but if you want to know anything I did to make these just let me know. Thanks for stopping by.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Going Green!

Hi there! Hope you all are doing well. Today I made a project for two different challenges. Not easy for me to do, I usually do just one at a time.
Now for the info on my box. The box is a Laughing Cow cream cheese container. I seen these done for some time now Carol did some Halloween themed ones that were adorable.
Then Selma posted her gorgeous one for the sample on Joan's Gardens challenge. Selma has instructions on how she did it on her blog here.

The image is from Theresa's set "Whimsical Spring" by Gina K. Designs. I colored it with Copic's and sponged around it with Memento.
Here is another view.

So I'm entering this in Brenda challenge on Stamp TV "Going Green" and Joan's challenge here are the requirements:
  • Use a recycled box, preferably round
  • Color theme can be your choice
  • Use some Lace
  • Use Pearls and Flowers
Well that is it for now , hope you have a good evening and thanks for stopping by.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

More Calla Lilies?

Hi everyone, did I mention how much I love Calla Lilies?I think I did but I just love to color these little beauties. So I'm back with another card using them.
This one is for the color challenge over at Flourishes. The above photo is the inspiration photo.
I used Flourishes stamp set "Calla Lily" . I colored with Copic's. The die's are from Spellbinder's.

Hope your day is going well and I will try not to bore you with too many of the same images.
Thanks for stopping by.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Joan's Challenge #8

Hi, hope the week is going good for you. This is my card for Joan's Gardens #8 challenge. I used this beautiful "Calla Lily" image from Flourishes. Calla Lilies are one of my favorite flowers. The images was colored with Copic's.
A closer view,

Here is what you need to do for Joan's Gardens Weekly Challenge #8
  • Create a card using corner embellishments
  • Color theme should be Blue and Green
  • Add some kind of flowers
  • Use an oval background
Have a great day and thanks for stopping by.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Timeless Tuesday at Flourishes #158

Hello! I made this card for Timeless Tuesday Challenge over at Flourishes. Tammy is hostessing this week's challenge and the theme is Country Comfort! Create anything inspired by country living…. a farm-theme, gardening, country patterns (calico, gingham, plaid), quilts, wildflowers… whatever you interpret as country comfort! I had so many ideas and started to make a quilt card. But my order came today and I just had to play with some of it. One of the set I received is "Spring has Sprung" I grew up in the country and one the things I loved was listening and hearing nothing but the sound of birds chirping. So when I think of country I think of how quiet it was and how lovely it was just to listen. The branches and the bird is from"Home Tweet Home", the sentiment is from "Pears" and the tiny flowers are "Tiny Flowers and Tags" all are from Flourishes.

The images were colored with Copic's and sky back ground was sponged using Memento.
Hope your day is going well and thanks for stopping by.