Saturday, April 30, 2011

Romantic Tilda

This has got to be the most adorable Tilda that I have ever seen. She is Romantic Tilda and you can purchase her at 7 Kids for College Fund. I am entering her in the following challenges:
  • 7 Kids College Fund Challenge - #20, April Showers bring May Flowers - must include either Showers or Flowers on your project - I picked flowers
  • dysu? - Challenge #17, Make it POP
  • Just Magnolia - Week 104, Buttons, Bows & Bling - use one or more, I used Bows and Bling
I used the following materilas:

Copics: E11/E01/E000/R20/E27/E31/E50/RV13/RV11/RV00/RV0000/Y11/Y00/Y0000/G12
Cryogen White cardstock and ribbon are from Paper Temptress
DP is from DCWV - Nana's Kids
Flowers are from WOC
Curious Metallics text in Lime from Cut Cardstock
Pink cardstock is by Nicole Crafts
Spellbinders Nestabilities in Classic Scalloped and Classic Rectangles
Glossy Accents on her shoes.


Thursday, April 28, 2011

Kim's in Awe

This adorable image is by Elizabeth Bell, Kim's in Awe, and can be purchased at SCACD, isn't she just darling. My card is for the SCACD challenge - #4, Blue with Flowers. I used the following materials:

Copics: E11/E01/E000/R20/E27/E31/E50/B23/B21/Y11/YR02/YR00/G24/G21/B12/B00/B0000/YR31/YR30/G82
X-Press It paper is from Oozak
Ribbon is from Paper Temptress
DP is by Memory Box - Minuet, from SCACD
Flowers are from WOC
Mats are from Nicole Crafts
Martha Stewart Punch - Arch Lattice.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Glitterbabe's Tuesdays

Coffee N Donuts anyone. I love donuts and I colored this wonderful image from Stef, in my favorite ones, YUMMY!!!!!!! I used the following materials:

Copics: RV10/RV11/RV13/RV34/YR12/YR14/YR15/YR24/Y21/Y23/E74/E77/E79/B00/B02/B04/B99/E30/E31/E33/E35/E44/E23/E25/E27/BG10
X-Press It Paper is from Oozak
DP is from DCWV - Nana's Kids
Flowers are from Petaloo
Marvy Uchida corner punch
Mat is from Nicole Crafts
Ribbon is from my stash.

Please stop by Stef's store Glitterbabe's Digis and now at Stichy Bear and her blog Glitterbabe's Greetings for the latest releases and news. Also stop by her store on Friday's for DOLLOR DIGI day.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Just Married

In honor of The Royal Wedding - Prince William and Kate Middleton, Guylou of Guylou's Inimitability has this wonderful free image that you can find here. I am entering my card in the following challenges:
I used the following materials:

Copics: E11/E00/E000/E01/E04/R20/R55 with Colorless Blender/E27/E25/E31/E50/C7/C5, atyou Spica pen in Clear
DP is from DCWV - The Formal Affair, made to fit the card
Pearls are from Michael's
Shimmerz Spritz - Baby's Breath.


Missing You

I would like to thank Berenice and Karber Challenges for my win last week, I was just so thrilled, thank you.

For this week's challenge at Karber - Challenge #30, Something Cute, I knew I had to use Jude Love, isn't he just the cutest. I used the following materials:

Copics: E00/E000/W9/W7/W5/R29/Y13/Y15/C5/C3/B93/B91
X-Press It paper is from Oozak
DP is by Me & My Big Ideas
Cardtock is from Nicole Crafts
Cuttlebug Embossing folder - Traffic Jam
Buttons are from my stash.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Jenny, I got your number

8675309, by Tommy Tutone, how I used to love this song and how fitting for this adorable image by Victoria Case for SCACD, Call Me. This card is for the SCACD Freinds With Heart Challenge Blog - Challenge #3 A-R-T, (A - any stamp from SCACD, R - ribbon, T - two Patterned/Designer papers). I used the following materials:

Copics: E11/E01/E000/R20/E31/YR21/YR20/V91/V000/V0000/E53/E51/E50/BV02/BV11/BV00/BV0000/C7
X-Press It Paper from Oozak
DP's are from Bo Bunny - Gabrielle and Basic Grey - Kioshi
Flowers are from WOC
Ribbon is from Reasonable Ribbon
Star Dust stickles over the shoes, belt, pants and sleeves
Mat is from Nicole Crafts.



I would love to thank all the wonderful ladies from SCACD for choosing my card as one of the featured three, thank you so much, this really is an honor for me.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Glitterbabe's Tuesday

I know I keep saying but it's the truth, I love when I have to post on Tuesdays for Stef's wonderful images from her store Glitterbabe's Digis. Please stop by her store and check out her digis for yourself. Also on Friday's, she will be selling one particular digi for $1.00, yes that's right $1.00. The first card I have for you today is He Is Risen, this is really a beautiful image. I used the following materials:

Copics: E30/E41/E43/E50/E0000/R00
Cryogen White cardstock is from Paper Temptress
DP is from DCWV - Formal Affair
Mat is from Nicole Crafts
Pearls are from Michael's
Ribbon is from my stash.


This next card is another beauty, it's her Easter Lily. I decided to go with the red colors on this one, it's a Fire Lily and I hope you like it. I used the following materials:

Copics: R27/R20/R22/R24/R37/YG23/YG25/YG67/G21/G24/G85
X-Press It Paper is from Oozak
Background DP is from Prima - Sparkling Spring
Mat and ribbon are from my stash
Butterfly is from Michael's.




Please stop by Stef's Blog, Glitterbabe's Greetings and Stef's store, Glitterbabe's Digis, for the latest news and releases.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Sweet Clementine

This is really an adorable image from Stamp Fairy, Clementine. I do adore Gerda's images and you really should look around her store, she is having a 50% off sale. This cutie is for the Color Me Creative Classroom Challenge - Pastels, Suzanne, also wanted use to try a new technique, (which I am totally loving BTW), use your Colorless Blender on your markers to get an even lighter color. I used the following materials:

Copics: RV11/RV00/Y11/Y00/R20/G00/G0000/R30/BG10 and a lot of the colorless blender
Cryogen White cardstock and ribbon are from Paper Temptress
DP is from Francis Meyer
Cardstocks are from my stash
Flowers are from WOC
Martha Stewart punch - Arch Lattice.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Jethro Jug

Don't you just love this image. I know I do and so do my kids, especially my daughter and she wants the card too lol. I am entering my card into the Dude Time Doodles Challenge and you can find him on the challenge site, he is a freebie this week. I used the following materials:

Copics: E11/E00/E0000/E74/C3/C1/R05/E35/E33/E31/W7/W5/W3/E43/E42/E40/R14 with colorless blender
Cryogen White cardstock is from Paper Temptress
Background paper is from DCWV - The Green Stack
Green DP is from K and Company
Cardstocks, buttons and twine are from my stash.


Cocktail Hour

I love this image, isn't she adorable. You can purchase Cocktel Deny at Karber Digital Images. I am entering her into the Karber Challenge - Challenge #29, anything goes with a Karber Digi. I used the following materials:

Copics: E11/E01/E000/R20/E27/E31/E50/C7/C5/C3/R29/R17/R14/R37 with the colorless blender
Cryogen White cardstock and ribbon are from Paper Temptress
DP is by Me & My Big Ideas
Mats are from American Crafts and Nicole Crafts
Roses are from WOC.

Heart Kisses

If you haven't heard about SCACD Friends With Heart Challenge Blog, please stop by and join in, Susana is giving away a $50.00 gift certificate to the winner for this month and you can enter one card a week for a chance to win. This adorable cutie can be purchased from SCACD and she is from Elizabeth Bell - Blowing Kisses. I am entering her in the following challenges:
I used the following materials:

Copics: E11/E00/E0000/R20/E27/E31/E50/RV11/RV00/RV0000/Y18/Y11/Y00/Y0000/RV000
X-Press It paper is from Oozak
DP is by Miss Elizabeth's - Pastel Doodles
Spellbinders Nestabilities Classic Scalloped  Rectangles and Classic Rectangles
Flowers are from WOC
Ribbon is by Sweet Petites.

Soft and Subtle for Spring

It's been a while since I colored a Tilda image and I truly forgot how adorable they are. This adorable Tilda is Tilda with Peony and you can pruchase her at 7 Kids College Fund and many more adorable Tildas. I am entering her in the following challenges:
I used the following materials:

Copics: E11/E00/E000/R20/E27/E31/E50/B0000/R35/RV11/RV00/RV0000/Y11/Y00/Y0000/G24/G21/G20/RV55 and colorless blender
Cryogen White cardstock is from Paper Temptress
DP is by Prima - Sparkling Spring
Mats are from Nicole Crafts
Corner punch is by E.K. Success
Butterfly punch is by Marvy Uchida
Butterflies - Bazzill paper, embossed with Cuttlebug Swiss Dots and bruched over with Angel Pink Memento Ink
Glossy Accents on shoes and water droplets
Ribbon is by Sweet Petites.

Purple Haze

My dear friend Stef, from Glitterbabe's is now a DT member for Happileigh Scarppin Challenge and I am just so thrilled for her. Please stop by and join in, they do have some freebies. This week's challenge is a sketch from Stef and it is a really great one.



I used the following materials:

Copics: V25/V20/G24/G21/Y11 and a lot of colorless blender
Image is by Happlileigh Scrappin
Cryogen White cardstock is from Paper Temptress
Flowers are from WOC
Ribbon is from Reasonable Ribbon
DP is by DCWV - A Pocketful of Posies
Mat is by Bazzill
Gems are from Michaels.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Glitterbabe Tuesday

Oooooo it's that day again and today I have a cutie and a beauty. My first card is a cutie, it is Panda Pearl - Easter and you can purchase her at Stef's store Glitterbabe's Digis and I have to tell, this has got to be my favorite digi, she is just soooooo adorable. I used the following materials:

Copics: RV10/RV11/RV13/Y11/BG02/YR01/V25/B12/RV93/R32/G00/BV11/Y02/Y0000/Y00/Y13/Y17/R00/V000/G82
Cryogen White cardstock is from Paper Temptress
DP is from DCWV
Cardstocks are from Bazzill and Nicole crafts
Gems are from Michael's
Ribbon is from my stash.

 


My next card is one of Stef's beauties, Bearberry Flower and it's a freebie for a limited time at the CDAC Freebie Digi Challenge. I used the following materials:

Copics: RV02/RV00/RV0000/G20/G21/G05/G03/G02
X-Press IT Paper is from Oozak
DP is from K and Company
Cardstocks are from Bazzil and Nicole Crafts
Martha Stewart punch - Doily Lace
Butterfly punch is from Marvy Uchida




Please stop by Gliterbabe's Digis and for Friday's Dollor Digi and Glitterbabe's Greetings for the latest news.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Hot Pink

Susana's Custom Art and Card Design has her own challenge blog, SCACD Friends With Heart challenge blog and this is their very FIRST challenge - Challenge #1, Anything goes. You must use a stamp that Susana sells in her store. I used the following materials:

Copics: E11/E00/E000/R20/E27/E31/E50/RV25/RV23/RV21
Image is by Victoria Case for SCACD - Sweet meets Sassy collection, Hot Stuff
X Press It cardstock is from Oozak
Ribbon is from Paper Temptress
DP is from Prima - Madeline and you can purchase it at SCACD
Cherry blossoms are from Wild Orchid Crafts
Green flowers are a gift from Susana, thank you
Pink cardstock is from Nicole Crafts
Martha Stewart Punch - Doily Lace.

Joyeux Anniversaire Marci

This is a new stamp that is from La La Land and you can purchase Fancy Dress Marci at 7 Kids College Fund. Isn't she just the cutest. I am entering her into the following challenges:


I used the following materials:

Copics: E11/E00/E000/R20/E27/E31/E50/Y26/Y23/Y21
Cryogen White cardstock is from Paper Temptress
Roses are from Wild Orchid Crafts
Ribbon is from Reasonable Ribbon
Background cardstock is from DCWV - Nana's Kids
DP is from My Minds Eye
Spellbinders - Beaded Ovals
Sentiment is from Inkadinkado - Birthday Wishes.


Super Dad

Patricia, from Paper Temptress, is sponsoring Dude Time Doodles - April Sketch challenge this week. I hope you will join in, it is a fabulous sketch.


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/Y17/Y15/Y13/Y19/BG18/BG15/BG13
Cryogen White card stock is from Paper Temptress
Image is by Bonibleaux Designs
DP is by My Mind's Eye
Brown card stock is from Bazzill
Buttons, journal card and letters are from my stash.





Wednesday, April 6, 2011

I'm So Excited

Today is a very good day, my hubby said to was OK for me to go to Michigan in May for Suzanne Dean's classes, I will be there from May 12th to May 16th and I will be spending it with Danielle, YAY, we get to see other again. Plus, I will be driving with Suzanne, look out Thelma and Louise lol. Danielle and I will be taking classes on Friday at Stamping Scrapping, on Saturday, we will be celebrating her neices birthday, and then on Sunday, we will be taking both of Suzanne's COPIC MARKER CRAZE classes.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Glitterbabe's Tuesday

I really enjoy looking forward to Tuesday's, this is the day I get to showcase one of Stef's cuties and or beauties. This beauty is from her Easter collection and it is Easter Basket. I used the following materials:

Copics: BV0000/BV00/BV02/BV17/B0000/B00/B02/B34/G0000/G00/G24/V000/V01/V95/RV0000/RV00/Y00/Y02/Y15/R10/R12/E95/BG000/BG01/BG49
Cryogen White card stock is from Paper Temptress
DP is from Paper Trey Ink - Bitty Baby Blessings
Card stocks are from Bazzill and Nicole Crafts
Ribbon and flowers are from my stash.



Please stop by Stef's store and her blog for the lastest digi releases and updates. Also stop by her store every Friday, for dollar day digi, she will pick one digi to sell for $1.00 but it's only on Friday's.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Bubblegum Machine

Are you ready for another exciting Color Me Creative challenge? Well, I hope so, this one is just so wonderful. Get out those Metallics, yes that's right Metallics and we want to see you color with your Copics in Metallics. Here is a picture of my card and I really love how this one came out:


I used the following materials:

Copics: W9/W7/W5/W3/W1/B00/B000/B0000/BV11/R14/Y13/B14, atyou Spica pen in Clear
Image is by Pattie Gomez
Cryogen White card stock and ribbon are from Paper Temptress
Paper and embellishments are from Me & My Big Ideas (gift).

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Mauve Dahlias

Dahlias are one of my all time favorite flowers and I couldn't resist coloring them for the do you stack up? challenge #13 - Clear, Mauve and Light Pink. I used the following materials:

Copics: B00/B0000/G85/G24/G21/G20/RV23/RV21/R85/R83/R81/Y11
Dahlia image is by Tiffany Doodles
Cryogen White card stock is from Paper Temptress
DP is by Amanda Blu
Mauve card stock is from Bazzill
Light Pink card stock is from Nicole Crafts
Gems are from Michael's
Ribbon is from my stash
Glossy Accents over the vase.

Peachy Spring

Just how adorable is this image from Designed 2 Delight. When I saw it I knew I wanted to color it in peach. I am entering my card in the following challenges:
I used the following materials:

Copics: YR68/YR02/YR01/YR00/YR0000/BG23/E42/E41/E40/G40/G24/G21/G82/YR12/Y15/Y13/BV01/B00/R32
Cryogen White card stock is from Paper Temptress
DP is from K and Company
Mat is from Nicole Crafts
Flower is from Wild Orchid Crafts
Ribbon and dew drops are from my stash.


Friday, April 1, 2011

Reaching the World for Autism

It's a long post today, but for a very good cause so bear with me.

Thanks for stopping by today to hear what we have planned you you. As some of you know, I am co-owner of Copic Musketeers Yahoo group and also Copic Musketeers Challenge Blog along with my dear friend Danielle. Well starting today for our monthly blog challenge we are teaming up with Stef, from Glitterbabe's Digis to honor Autism. Here are the details:

Reaching the World for Autism


It’s that time again, challenge time at Copic Musketeers Blog. April is Autism month and we thought that this would be a great opportunity to do some good. We have a wonderful and sweet digi artist donating an image for this challenge; please welcome Stef from Glitterbabe’s Digis. She is a very remarkable woman and we adore her. Please visit her blog for the freebie. There is a special digi that she is also selling for Autism, please visit her store to purchase the digi and while you are there, take a look around at her digis, she really has some beauties and some cuties. The proceeds from the digi WILL BE going towards Autism.

We have 2 sponsors this month for the challenge:

• Stef, from Glitterbabe’s, she will be offering 3 digis from her store, winners choice. Please visit her blog Glitterbabe’s Greetings to thank her for the wonderful image that she offered for the challenge.

• Patricia, from Paper Temptress, she will be offering 20 sheets of Cryogen White cardstock.

We also have a sweet twist for this challenge. I (Melanie) will be donating a Zutter Bind It All with some accessories, all brand new, and here is your twist. Here are the requirements to be eligible for the BIA drawing:

1. You must purchase Stef's special Autism digi for sale at her store, Glitterbabe’s Digis.

2. You must visit Stef’s blog and leave a "thank you" comment for the Autism digi.

3. You must visit each entrant’s blog and leave a comment on their project. I will be checking to make sure that you do.

You MUST follow all these rules or you WILL NOT be eligible for the Bind It All. The proceeds from the sale will be going towards Autism, so please, please purchase this very special digi. Thank you.

Here are your guidelines for the challenge:

You DO NOT have to use Copics only.

The challenge will run from April 1, 2011 to April 30, 2011

Only one card or project per person.

This must be a current card or project, no back linking and cards must be new as of the date you enter the challenge.

Please link your card or project to your gallery or blog post, do not link to your blog. If you are unsure of how to do this, please ask for help.

You MUST USE the freebie image provided by Stef, you can find it at her store Glitterbabe’s Digis. You may use other images along with it.


No owner and/or moderator can win this challenge.

The winner of the challenge will be posted on the blog and the Yahoo group.

Challenges are open to anyone.

Remember, if you are a member of our Yahoo Group, you will get a bonus entry in the drawing.

Here are the cards I made with Stef's beautiful images for this wonderful challenge and cause and a picture of the Bind It All:






So please stop by Stef's blog for the freebie and Stef's store to purchase the special digi, remember, the proceeds from this will go towards Autism. Thank you all so much for stopping by and helping out a great cause and please, please thank Stef for all the wonderful work and heart she has put towards this. We look forward to seeing you on the CM challenge blog this month and seeing all your wonderful creations.