Friday, September 15, 2017

HAVE A LOVELY DAY

This card was made as my swap card for Loz, over in Card Camp this month. It was also made for the Aloha Challenge for September over at Kitty Bee Designs.

This sweet image is the Little Flower Fairy from All Dressed Up, one of the sponsors of the Aloha Challenge this month. Here are the other products I used to make my 5" x 5" card.

SU- Regal Rose and Pretty in Pink card stock
Making Memories - DP from the Brooke collection
MFT - In & Out Stitched Rounded Square STAX die-namics
MFT - Stitched Oval Windows die-namics
MFT - Blueprints 3 die-namics
MFT - Fresh Squeezed Stamp Set (sentiment)
Prismacolor Pencils
Copics
SU - Stampin dimensionals to lift the flower up on the card

Until next time...

Sunday, September 3, 2017

LOOK WHO'S TURNING 4

It just doesn't seem possible that my youngest granddaughter, Claudia, will be soon turning 4 years old! Her birthday card this year is made with a delightful little image from Kitty Bee Designs called "Smelling the Flower Kal-Bee Cow". The image can be purchased through the Etsy shop for Kitty Bee Designs.
These are the products used to make Claudia's card...
MFT-Stitched Dome STAX Die-namics
MFT- By the Numbers Die-namics
MFT-Blueprints 20 Die-namics
Spellbinders Circle Dies
MFT-By the Numbers stamp set
MFT- Lucky Prints Collection DP
Green & Black cardstock from the famous "scrap paper bin"  :)
Copics - various colors

I also used some SU Dimensionals to lift the number circle up on the card and finished it off with some matching green sequins.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SWEET CLAUDIA!

Until next time...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

LIFE IS BETTER IN FLIP FLOPS

I just love wearing flip flops and just couldn't resist this sentiment! My card was made for a stamping friend, Lorraine. I wanted it to be a bright, cheerful, fun card.

The following products were used to make my card...

Impression Obsession - Hello Summer stamp set
Gina K Design - Sweet Corn card stock
SU - So Saffron, Pumpkin Pie, Luck Limeade, Ballet Blue, card stock
DCWV - The Glitter Stack DP
MFT - Stitched Square Scallop Edge Frames die-namics
Taylored Expressions - Flip Flops die
Spellbinders - Classic Circles & Classic Scallops dies
MFT - Chevron Stripes die-namics
Enamel Dots

This is what the inside of the card looks like. I always design the inside of my cards too. It makes the card sturdier and gives them a more finished look.  :)


Until next time...

Friday, August 18, 2017

CELEBRATE YOUR SPECIAL DAY

Hello everyone!  This is my card that was made for the challenge over at Kitty Bee Designs and made as a birthday card for my daughter-in-law, Kattaleeya.
The digital image is called Strawberry Hat Kid, by Lemon Shortbread, who hosted the challenge. Here are the other items used to make my 5"x5" card.

MFT - In & Out Stitched Rounded Square STAX
MFT - Gerbera Daisy Die-namics
SU - Wild Wasabi, So Saffron, Ruby Red, Cool Caribbean card stock
Colorbok - Light Bright Connection DP
SU - Itty Bitty Backgrounds stamp set
Technique Tuesday - Find Beauty stamp set
SU - dimensionals
Prismacolor Pencils
Gamsol
Various Copics
Wink of Stella Clear

I hope Kat liked her birthday card.

Until next time...

Sunday, August 6, 2017

BASKET OF LOVE

This is the first card I've made as a new design team member for Kitty Bee Designs.  The adorable little image by Kitty Bee Designs is called Basket of Love and you can get it here.
This image reminds me of harvesting all of the veggies from the garden. 


The other products used to make this card were...

MFT - Pierced Circle STAX Die-namics
MFT - Blueprints 3 Die-namics
Impression Obsession - Hello Die
Gina K Designs - Honey Mustard Card stock
Gina K Designs - Grass Green Card stock
DP - Crate Paper and My Minds Eye (Reunion collection)
Copics - various used for coloring
Wink of Stella for a beautiful shimmer on the bunny's hat
White enamel dot - made using Nuvo Crystal Drops (white gloss)

Until next time...

Thursday, July 27, 2017

THINKING OF YOU

Over at Cardcamp we have a Happy Mail swap each month. This month I am sending my card out to Jennie.

It was a rainy day here today, so instead of tending to the gardens, I stayed inside and made my card. I hope Jennie likes it!  Here are the supplies I used.

MFT - Stitched Scallop Basic Edges
MFT - Large Desert  Bouquet Stamp Set
MFT - Fall Florals Stamp Set
Technique Tuesday - Find Beauty Stamp Set
MFT - DP - Proper Pinstripes & Pastels
Gina K - Jelly Bean Green, Honey Mustard, Wild Dandelion, Peach Bellini, Innocent Pink, Sweet Mango inks
Pretty Pink Posh - Sparkling Embellishments

Until next time...

Monday, July 17, 2017

CHRISTMAS IN JULY

This week at Cardcamp it was my turn to pick the challenge using the letter "C". It happened to be perfect for me as I also needed to mail a card to my swap partner in another card group of a snowman, for a "Frosty the Snowman" swap. So for my letter "C" I picked "Christmas in July". It was great being able to use this card for both the challenge and swap!


I loved this snowman and think he's perfect for my Frosty card. Here are the products I used to make it...

Stampin' UP! - Snow Much Fun stamp set
MFT - Zig Zag Stitched Oval STAX Die-namics
Spellbinders - Holiday word dies
Stampin' UP! - Garden Green card stock
Hot Off the Press (Christmas Brights) DP
K&Company (Visions of Christmas) DP
Stampin' UP! - Creamy Caramel ink
Copics - Various markers
Sponge dauber used to soften the bright white center oval card stock

Until next time...

Sunday, July 9, 2017

HELLO THERE

In one of my card groups, Cardcamp, we have a swap each month called "Happy Mail". The group owner assigns us another member who we need to make and send a card to by the middle of the month. This month I need to make a card for Nancy. This is the card I made for her. I really am pleased with how this bright and cheerful card came out...I hope Nancy will like it too!
I really think this image by Fun Stampers Journey called Rain Tweet, is just adorable. I made this little chick some fancy boots and an umbrella using DP from the Lucky Prints collection made by MFT. Here's a list of the rest of the supplies used to make my card.

Various Copic markers for coloring
SU - Daffodil Delight card stock
MFT - Sour Apple card stock
MFT - Plaid Patterns DP
MFT - Upsy Daisy Die-namic
MFT - Blueprints 14
MFT - Blueprints 29
MFT - Stitched Rounded Rectangle STAX
MFT - Polar Bear Pals stamp set (the greeting)

Until next time...

Monday, June 26, 2017

KITTY BEE DESIGNS

I have been asked to be on the design team for Kitty Bee Designs! I have accepted my new challenge and will start designing for them beginning in the month of August.
I've never been on a design team before and look forward to being part of the team and designing cards for them using their cute images.

Until next time..... 

Friday, June 23, 2017

HAVE A GREAT DAY!

I bought this die several months ago and had never done anything with it. This month over at CardCamp we were paired up and supposed to make an " anything goes" swap card. I decided to finally use my teacups die.
Using a white base, I added some SU Certainly Celery, Basic Black, and white card stock layers on top. Here are the other products that I used to complete my teacup card.
MFT - DP Dots & Stripes Neutrals Collection
MFT -  Stitched Rectangle Scallop Edge Frame Die-namics
Poppy Stamps - Teacup Stack Die
VIP's - Sentiment Stamp
2 White enamel dots
There you have it..... a finished teacups card!  I am sending it to my stamping friend, Paula.  I really like how it turned out, I hope she likes it too.

Until next time...