Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Be Happy ...

This is my design team card for Try Stamping (or Not) on Tuesday.  The theme is summer splendor and the sketch is down below.

                  I started with a small piece of card stock and smudged Spiced Marmalade, Broken China, Wilted Violet and Peeled Paint.  Once that was dry I stamped the sentiment with black StazOn.   Cut that down to match the sketch. 

                 Using pink, purple and teal card stock I formed the sketch.  I ran the pink flag through the cuttlebug with a swiss dot folder.
                       I cut a piece of designer paper from Recollections in orange and white for the background and adhered the entire piece with dimensional tape onto a darker pink cs top fold base.
                   A few violet sequins bling here and there to give it a bit of shine.


Here is the sketch for the week.

Good golly it's good to be back having fun.
Thanks for peeking ...
Have a great week !!


Monday, June 5, 2017



             A very simple CAS card.  I love this technique ... I masked off the bottom sections and  I used a fiskers stamp ( Petals from Scratch) and repeated it all around.   I used a white crayon to color in the petals.  I then smudged peeled paint, broken china and marmalade onto the stamped area.  Rub over the crayon to remove any color that may have covered the petals.  I used a Hampton Arts rubber stamp with gold embossing powder and then I used a gold mylar edge sticker to divide the color with the cream.

I would love to add this card to the following challenges if I may:
CAS on Sunday = Repetitive Stamping.
Watercooler Wednesday - ATG
QKR Stampede Challenge - ATG
Simon Says - ATG
Outlawz - CAS Sunday.

Thank you again for stopping by.
Wishing you all a wonderful day !!!!




 This card was a bit of an adventure .... I started with Kraft CS.  I cut the printed velum to go over the kraft.  Using the rustic printed paper, I cut that using a curved stitched die for the side panel.  I love the hinges that I used for this card- another die and I covered them in glossy accents.   The stamp is from Fiskars and I used Black StazOn right on the velum.

All of this adhered onto a cream top fold CS base.

I would like to add this card to the following challenges if I may.
Addicted to Stamps = Clean and Simple
CASual Friday = use printed paper.  (side panel and velum)
Just Us Girls = Die Cuts
Sweet Stampin' = Masculine
Simon Says Monday = Masculine

Thanks for stopping by ... feel free to comment.
Have a great day




      I was working with a sketch for this card ... the sketch is from  the House that Stamps Built.
Using bone cs I stamped the puppy and used color pencils.  I cut the ovals with stacking dies.  The printed paper is from Recollections.  The stamp set is from Simon Says Stamps.  The brads are actually from an ordinary hole punch where I punched a bunch/stacked them/ glue them and then used Glossy Accents on top to dome them and give them shine.

Here is the sketch ...

I would like to add this card to the following challenges if I may:

The House that Stamps Built - Sketch
Through the Purple Haze = Animals
Shopping Our Stash = Your sweet
Simon Says Wednesday = ATG

Thank you so very much for peeking.  I feels so good to be back at it again.
Have a great day !!


Friday, June 2, 2017



Hello from the design team  at the
Brown Sugar Challenge.
The theme this week is
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I love this image ... she is just so adorable.  The colors represent the school colors that this will be used for.   I used colored pencils and blended using Vaseline.  I also used silver glitter stickles to outline the graduation garb and the stars.  The frame was hand cut and then I ran it through my cuttlebug with a polka dot folder.
So sweet and so much fun

I hope you have fun playing along.

Thanks for stopping by ...

Have a great day.