Sunday, February 27, 2011

Pretty Daffodils

I just adore this image from Designed 2 Delight, it just so pretty and makes me want Spring today lol. I am entering my card into the following challenges:
I used the following materials:

Copics: Y13/Y15/Y17/Y38/G21/G24/G85/G14/G17
Cryogen White cardstock is from Paper Temptress
Ribbon is from Paper Temptress
DP is from Brenda Pinnick
Yellow cardstock is from Bazzill
Butterfly is from my dearest friend Lisa, that I won as a prize.

I tried to add texture to the flower pot, hopefully you can see it, I used a paper napkin with a little blending solution.


Bird Hero

On Friday, my hubby and I took a little trip to see Marianne Walker at Jerry's Artarama and she gave me the most wonderful advice. The trick is now to apply it to paper lol. My problem was that everything looked flat, she said I need contrast and here is my first attempt at contrast, hopefully it turned out OK. This image is from Hambo Stamps and it is a progressive freebie from doing their Hambo Hoedown Challenges every week. I used the following materials:

Copics: B00/B02/B04/B28/Y21/Y23/Y18/Y26/Y28/R14/R17/R27/Y38
Background paper is from ATD - Super Hero pack
Striped paper is from American Crafts
Red cardstock is from Nicole Crafts
Star is from Martha Stewart Punch
Cryogen White cardstock is from Paper Temptress
Ribbon is from my stash.

Just A Note

I just recently discovered JustRite Stamps (yes I know, I'm a bad girl LOL) and I really just love them. I also just found this challenge site for them, JustRite Inspiration and I am now hooked. For my project I used the following materials:

JustRite Stamp - Cardmaking Kit
Spellbinders - Classic Scallop circles and Standard circles
Roses are from Wild Orchid Crafts
Ribbon is from Paper Temptress
DP is from DCWV
Pink and Brown cardstocks are from Gina K. Designs
Markers - Marvy Brush Markers in colors Pink and Chocolate.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Betty's Perfect Day

Here is another wonderful challenge from Stamp Fairy Challenges - Color Throwdown Challenge #11 using the colors Turquoise, White and Red. This is one of my favorite color combos to use. I used the Stamp Fairy image Betty's Perfect Day Sitting. She is such a cutie. I used the following materials:

Copics: E00/E000/R20/E29/E25/E53/BG05/BG02/BG01/R27/R17/R14
DP is from E.K. Success
Cardstock is from Nicole Crafts
Cuttlebug embossing folder - Swiss Dots
Flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts
Cryogen White cardstock is from Paper Temptress
Liquid Pearls in White Opal
Ribbon is from my stash.

Harmony

This beautiful image is from Michelle Perkett and it is one of my favorites to color. I am entering her in the following challenges:
I used the following materials:

Copics: E00/E000/R20/E04/B04/B02/B01/B00/B000/B0000/BG72/BG93/C3/C1/B12 and colorless blender
DP is from K and Company - Citronella Waves
Cardstock is from Nicole Crafts
Roses are from Wild Orchid Crafts and airbrushed with Copic marker B00
Cryogen White cardstock is from Paper Temptress
Center flower and gem are from Michael's.

Embossed Flower Card

This card would not be possible if not for Operation Write Home (OWH). This great tutorial is from their site which you can find here and it comes from Pam and this is her blog Airbornewife's Stamping Spot. This is a new technique for me and I loved the beautiful cards that were created and had to give it a try. I used the following materials:

Malmero Pearle cardstock in Blanc from Cut Cardstock
JustRite Stamps - Cardmaking Kit
Cardstock - Bazzill and Nicole Crafts
Marvy Uchida flower punch
Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Dusty Concord
Sizzix Textured Impressions - Medallions, Frame and Damask.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Red Apples

I cannot wait for Spring to arrive and this image from Designed 2 Delight is making me want Spring now lol. I am entering my card in the Delightful Inspiration. I used the following materials:

Copics: B14/B12/E59/E57/E53/Y15/G17/G16/G14/G82/BG0000/YG17/YG13
Dew Drops colored with Copic marker R89
DP is from My Mind's Eye, Wild Asparagus
Cardstock is from Nicole Crafts
Ribbon is from American Crafts,

Friday, February 18, 2011

Sweet Grace

I just adore this image from Sugar Nellie, her name is Grace and you can purchase her at Funky Kits. I am entering her into the do you stack up? challenge #7 - DOTS. I used the following materials:

Copics: E00/E000/R20/E04/E29/E25/E53/R85/R83/R81/YR01
DP is from Stack Ups - The Tapestry Collection
Mat is from Bazzill
Gems are from Martha Stewart
Ribbon is from my stash.

A Trip To The Beach

For this week's Hambo Hoedown's Challenge - it's A Trip To The Beach. This week's freebie is a cute pelican and you had to use the colors Blue - Brown - Tan. I used the following materials:

Copics: N3/N1/Y17/Y15/B45/B41/E43 and Colorless Blender
DP is from E.K. Success
Brown and kraft paper is from my stash
Seashell is from my beautiful babies
Twine is from my stash that I braided and tied into a square knot.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Joy

This totally adorable sweetie is from Sugar Nellie and you can purchase her at Funky Kits. I am entering her into the Wild Orchid Crafts Challenge - 17 a Sketch.


I used the following materials:

Copics: E00/E000/R20/E04/RV95/RV93/RV91/E29/E25/E53
DP is from E.K. Success
Curious Metallics text Morphing Mauve and Ice Sliver is from Cut Cardstock (Ice Silver paper was air
     brushed with Copic marker RV93
Martha Stewart Scallop punch
Sizzix embossing folder Flowers, Spring and Paisley set
Flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts (Cherry Blossom air brushed with Copic marker RV93)
X-Press It paper is from Oozak
Ribbon and lavender mat are from my stash.

Childhood Memories

Oh how this brings back such fond childhood memories for me. I used to take ballet and I just loved it but when we moved to the states it was something I had to give up. I will always be grateful for my parents for the opportunity to dance and also to live here. Thanks Mom and Dad. OK, enough sappy and on to the good stuff lol. For this week's Stamp Fairy Challenge - Basically White with a Touch of Color, I chose another freebie from the Stamp Fairy store, ballet slippers. I used the following materials:

Copics: RV21/R000
Malmero Pearle cardstock in Blanc from Cut Cardstock
Cuttlebug embossing folder Swiss Dots
Flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts
Mat and ribbon are from my stash.

Faith

When I first saw this image from Sugar Nellie, I knew I had to have her and three of her so pretty friends. This sweetie is named Faith and I am entering her into the MMSC #91. I used the following materials:

Copics: E01/E000/R20/E04/E29/E25/E53/BG78/BG75/BG72/E41
Paper circle trim is from K and Company cut in half
DP is from My Mind's Eye, Asparagus
Metallic cardstock is from Paper Temptress
X-Press It paper is from Oozak
Ribbon and charm are from my stash (charm is colored with Copic marker BG75).

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

I've Got My Eyes on You

This "Eye Monster" is for the weekly Hambo Hoedown Challenges. I used the following materials:

Copics: BV29/BV25/BV23/BV20/BV13/V01/V000/V0000
Hearts are from an E.K. Success punch
Ribbon is from Reasonable Ribbon
Papers are from my stash
Spellbinders Classic Scallops Rectangle.

Kaela's Spring Bouquet

This is such a beautiful bouquet of flowers from Designed 2 Delight, it is part of a set called Spring Kaela, which I purchased, love her cute dresses. I am entering my card in the Delightful Inspiration challenge. I used the following materials:

Copics: G24/YG25/G12/B69/B99/B63
Ribbon is from Reasonable Ribbon
Paper flowers are from a McGill punch Petite Flowers
DP is from Paper Pizazz
Mat is from DCWV, Color Block Prints
Spellbinders Classic Rectangles and Scallops Rectangles.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Pink Helleborus and Ribbons

This beautiful image is from Tiffany Doodles and it is called a Hellebore and has become one of my favorite flowers. I am entering my card in the following challenges:
I used the following materials:

Copics: R32/R83/R81/G07/G05/G03
Cryogen White cardstock is from Cut Cardstock
Stickles in Fruit Punch
Flower is from Wild Orchid Crafts
Sentiment is from JustRite Cardmaking Kit
Gems are from Michael's
Papers and ribbons are from my stash.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

It's Mardi Gras Time

For this week's MMSC #90, Stef from Glitterbabe's is this week's sponsor and she is just so thrilled. For the challenge I am using one of Stef's Mardi Gras Mask's, which you can purchase here. I used the following materials:

Sakura Gelly Pens Stardust Sky Star, Red Star and Copper Star over the Red Star
Cryogen White cardstock and Curious Metallics text in Ice Silver are from Cut Cardstock
Gems are from Michael's
Feathers are from my beautiful and darling daughter
Ribbon is from my stash.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Sweet Liz

I really enjoy doing challenges for Stamp Fairy Challenges - Lace and Heart, no red and Pink. This is week and every week has been fresh and exciting. You can find this adorable Angel at Stampfairy.com and the best part is that she is a freebie. I used the following materials:

Copics: E01/E00/E000/229/E25/G00/G000/G0000/V01/V000
DP is from Provo Craft
Center flower is from Prima
Roses are from Wild Orchid Crafts
Ribbon is from Michael's
Gems, lace, mat are from my stash.

Go Team Go

What a great Super Bowl yesterday. Packers won 31-25 over the Steelers. This is a card I made for the Hambo Challenges, this is their very first challenge. I used their freebie "Football Girl" which you can also download on the same link. I made this card for my hubby, from his daughter and I used NY Giants blue lol. That's his team. I used the following materials:

Copics: E000/E00/E44/E29/E25/E18/E17/E43/E31/R17/B28/B26
Embellishments are from Around The Block
DP is from American Crafts
Blue Mat is from Provo Craft.

It's a Guy Thing

We very rarely get the chance to make guy cards, so for the Copic Musketeers Blog Challenge that is what we decided to do. The image is from Dude Time Doodles and the sentiment is from Create With TLC. I used the following materials:

Copics: E01/E00/E000/E29/E25/E53/E77/E74/C9/C7/C5/C3/R27/R17/R14/B97/B95/B93
             E37/E35/E33/Y13/Y15/Y17/Y19/BG18/BG15/BG13
DP is from E.K. Success
Embellishments are from Jolees
Brown cardstock is from my stash.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

For my Mom

I would like to say thank you to Pattie and her lovely DT's for my win last week.

For this week's challenge at Pattie's Creations Challenge - #13, Birthday for a Mother, I used one her images that I had won as a prize. You can purchase her beautiful images here at her esty store. I used the following materials:

Copics: BOOOO/BV00/BV000/BV0000/G12/G03/G02
Cryogen White cardstock from Cut Cardstock
Curious Metallic text paper in Morphing Mauve is also from Cut Cardstock
White Pearls are from Wild Orchid Crafts
Sentiment is from Jeanet's Sentiments
Ribbon is from Reasonable Ribbon
Green embossed cardstock is from my stash.


Love is a Promise Heart

This great heart image is from Designed 2 Delight. and it is a freebie this week. The sentiment is by John Lennon from Making Our Mark. I am entering my card in the Delightful Inspiration challenge. I tried to color the ribbon gold but didn't like how the colors came out, so I added glitter pen all over the ribbon. I used the following materials:

Copics: RV25/RV23/RV21/Y28/Y26/Y23, atyou Spica pen in Gold
Rose if from Wild Orchid Crafts, it is actually a freebie from them from an order I had placed
Ribbon is from Paper Temptress
Curious Metallic text paper in Gold Leaf is from Cut CardStock
Cryogen White cardstock is also from Cut CardStock
Spellbinders Scalloped Circles
Gem in bow is from Michael's
Tiny hearts are from my stash.


Friday, February 4, 2011

Ooooo La La

This little number came from Priscilla Styles and it really is a fun image to color. I am entering it into the do you stack up? challenge #5 Red Hot. I used the following materials:

Copics: C7/R27/R17/R14
Stickles in Black Diamond
Ribbon and black paper are from Paper Temptress
Sentiment is from Vibgyor Krafts (E.T.)
DP is from my stash.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Pink Fairy Wishes

For Pattie's Creations Challenge this week, it is a recipe challenge - 1 sentiment (Happy Birthday) - 2 images (Fairy Pattieboop and Pattieboop's frog) - 3 embellishments (Ribbon, Flower and Gems). You can find Pattie's images at her esty store here. I used the following materials:

Copics: G05/G03/E000/E00/R02/E29/E25/E53/G24/Y13/R83/RV25/RV23/RV21/R0000/R000
             atyou Spica pen in clear
Gems are from Michael's
Ribbon is from Reasonable Ribbon
X Press-It Paper from Oozak
DP and mats are from my stock

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Lavender Dragonfly

This has to be favorite image from Priscilla Styles and I really do enjoy creating cards with it. I used the following materials:

Copics: BV04/BV02/BV01/BV00, atyou Spica pen in clear over the wings
DP is from Brenda Pinnick
Double circle paper ribbon is from K and Company
White organza ribbon is from Reasonable Ribbon
Cherry blossoms are from Wild Orchid Crafts
Green text paper is Curious Metallics from Cut Cardstock
Cryogen White cardstock also from Cut Cardstock
Gem is from Michael's

I am entering my card in the following challenges:


Heart Flowers

When I saw this heart flower from Designed 2 Delight I thought it was a beauty. I combined three of them together for this challenge for Card Ideas - Valentine. The love word is also from Designed 2 Delight.They requested the Laughing Giraffes but if you didn't own them then any Designed 2 Delight Valentine image would do. I used the following materials:

Copics: R85/R83/R82/YG45/YG41G85
DP is from K and Company, Smitten
Cryogen White cardstock from Cut Cardstock
Ribbon is from Paper Temptress
Heart clusters are from E.K. Success punch
Colored cardstock is from my stash.





For the Birds Snowman

This really adorable snowman is from Designed 2 Delight. I am entering my card in the Delightful Inspiration challenge. I used the following materials:

Copics: Y35/E42/E43/BV23/BV20/BV01/BV00/BV0000/BV04/Y13/B14/B12
Ribbon is from Reasonable Ribbon
Snowflakes are from K and Company
Cryogen White cardstock from Cut Cardstock
Papers are from my stash.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Nelly and Leo's Flower

This sweet, sweet image is from Stamp Fairy (check them out, they have the cutest digi papers and at a very nice price) and they are Nelly and Leo. When I decided to do this card, I thought dark blues and then it hit me NAVY and WHITE. Here are my materials list.

Copics: E000/E00/R20/R14/B39/B37/B34/E99/E35/E31//E29/E25/E53 atyou Spica pen in Clear on    
             Nelly's Dress
Flower: paper is from my stash and cut from Sizzix die Flower, Wedding #2. Sprayed with Glimmer Mist
             Glacier and crumpled up when wet and added ting heart center from E.K. Success punch.
Ribbon is from Reasonable Ribbon (thanks Lisa for this wonderful site) which I knotted
DP is the same paper as the flower
Image and sentiment on Cryogen White fromCut Cardstock
Navy mat is from my stash.
Hearts on ribbon is from E.K. Success punch

I am entering my card in the following challenges: