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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Military Cards

 I made some more cards with this cute solider from Inspired Stamps. I love this cute little guy. I colored him with Copics. I quilled a circle and put it on the middle of the star.
 There is a vellum scallop circle behind this guy that is hard to see in the photography.
Check my last couple posts for more of this cute guy.

I picked a winner for my blog candy from OWH blog hop. Michelle I will contact you soon. 

Saturday, May 26, 2012

OWH Memorial Day Blog Hop

Welcome to the OWH Sketch Memorial Day blog hop. You can see the start here

I used Inspired Stamps cute HLO solider on my card. He is perfect for OWH.
I flip a few things around on this sketch but it was my inspiration.  My goal is to make a couple more cards today and add them on here so we'll see. 
BLOG Candy- I am giving away a wonderful set of Inspired Stamps to one of my lucky followers. 
You need to be a follower of my blog and comment on this post. Please leave me your email to contact you if your yhr lucky one

Friday, May 25, 2012

Birthday Butterfly Card~Meljen's

I love the layout of this card. I used a Meljen's Designs butterfly image and colored it with Copics. I added Stickles to the butterflies. I put it in a free Bugaboo frame and added happy birthday in Photoshop.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Male Inspired Cards

Here are a couple of male cards I made to donate to OWH. I struggle with male cards as many of you have heard me say before. Here are two I came up with using Inspired Stamps. 
This image is HLO solider the sentiments are from a military set that Inspired Stamps has.
This image is Mark Praying the sentiment is from Perfect Sentiments. I use this set a lot. Simple cards but lets face so are men :) I hope to see you back by here on Sunday for Operation Write Homes Memorial Day Blog hop.  

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Sunflower Birthday Cards ~Pattie's Creations

Here are a couple of cards I made using Pattie's Creations Sunflower image. I am a huge fan of this image. I used the same layout for both cards with some minor manipulation of the embellishments.
I colored the sunflower with Copics and added Stickles to different part of it. I put it in the free frame I got from Bugaboo and added the Happy Birthday in Photoshop.
This card has a sentiment in the corner from K Andrew Designs.

Monday, May 21, 2012

BBQ container

Here is the post I had up on Getting Cricky with K Andrew for my Guest Design spot. I hope you like it if you haven't already seen it. 
With summer here I have BBQ's on the brain. I kept the drink container from In and Out knowing I would come up with a project for it. I made this as a center piece or a carry all for a BBQ. My husband even liked it :)
I cut the food from Simply Charmed with Peachy Keen Faces and used Food for Thought from K Andrew Designs. I thought it went perfectly with this holder.
I did the other two sides the same. I made pom poms out of twine for the sides and wrapped the hadle in twine.
 I stamped the hot dog stamp all around the hot dog :)

I used several stamps from this set to stamp all around the top of the holder.
This set has so many possibilities. I will be using it and the others I have often. I would love for you ts stop by my blog anytime! Thanks Kristal for having me on your blog :)

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Inspired Stamps Anything but a card

 I use Chinese take out containers to give out treats. I thought this would be good for someone who just moved in or comes home from say the hospital or military.
 I used the new Home set from Inspired Stamps. I colored it with Copics and added Stickles.
I made a tag for the top that I can write a message on the back of.
And in case you want an idea for what to put inside the container here is my favorite cookie recipe...

Lemon Crinkles
1 box Duncan Hines Lemon Supreme cake mix
2 cups Cool Whip, thawed
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup powdered sugar

In a large bowl, combine cake mix, Cool Whip, and egg. Mix until well combined. Chill the dough several hours. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Form one-inch balls and roll them in the powdered sugar. Place the cookies on a greased cookie sheet several inches apart. Bake 10-12 minutes until the cookies are set but not browned. Cool on wire rack. 

Hope you enjoy the idea and the cookies. Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to check out Inspired Stamps blog.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012


My image is from Doodle Pantry and is called decadent deserts. I colored it with Copics and added stickles to the whip cream.
Welcome to another CDAC Progressive Challenge #18. 

Theme: Summer Sizzle
Theme is not mandatory, just have fun and make some creations.

How does the CDAC Progressive Challenges work? The CDAC Progressive Challenge is a proactive freebie challenge. What that means is as long as you are proactive by making and submitting cards to this challenge you will continue to get freebies offered in a large variety of styles. These images are created by the artists that have groups here on CDAC and by those that participate in the CDAC drawing Challenges. This is a fun way to get and use fabulous images that will be offered during these challenges. You will have a full two week to enter the challenge, so not only will you get these images free (if you started with cdacpc9), but if you participate in each of the challenges during that series you will go into the drawing for the Grand Prize. EVERYONE that plays is a winner, because EVERYONE that plays earns the next challenges images for free. Repeat the process again, and you will receive the next freebies again and so on and so on.....

You can find the Rules of the Challenge Here.. and you can join Here..

Now go see what the rest of the Design Team has created.


Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Birthday Card ~Stamping Boutique

 Here is my birthday version of this card. I posted a mothers day version a couple days ago. I used the same layout and paper just different twine and sentiment.
This is a Stamping Boutique image colored with Copics and Stickles added to the flowers. Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, May 14, 2012

Birthday cake ~Bugaboo

This is a bugaboo image colored with Copics and Stickles added to the cake. The papers are The Paper Studio Persnickety stack. Simple layout, which I have been doing a lot lately, lazy I guess or uninspired not sure but at least they are coming out cute still. Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Mothers Day ~ Stamping Boutique Flowers

 I made several cards with this image from Stamping Boutique. I really like it. It is easy to color and beautiful. I colored the flowers with Copics and added Stickles to the bottom one.
 The twine went perfectly with this card. These are simple layouts that are easy to follow so no need to bore you with the details on that. Cute image, pretty papers and a few accents are all you really need.
Thanks for stopping by and I hope all you mothers out there have a great Mother's Day. I hope to join you some day.

I'm entering these cards into these 5 challenges. 
The Pink Elephant: All about Mom
More Than Favors: Mother's Day
Docerela Creations: Mother's Day
Celebrate the Occasion: Mother's Day
Little Scrap Pieces: Mother's Day

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Bear Card ~Inspired Stamps

 I wanted to use this fun bear set from Inspired Stamps. I colored the bear with copics and added some Stickles to the apron. The rest is pretty easy to see. If you haven't checked out Inspired Stamps yet you should head over there and see all the fun things that happen on the blog. you can find the stamp set here

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Pink Birthday Card~Stamping Boutique

Stamping Boutique has some wonderful flower digital stamps. This is one that I keep using over and over. I colored it with Copics and added stickles to the center and sparkles.
 The make a wish is Studio G and chalked with pink. The paper is DCWV spring fling. Simple design but I like the way it came out. Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, May 4, 2012

Sunflower Journal

I made this super cute sunflower journal for a students mom. I love how it came out.
This sentiment is from K Andrew Designs, perfect thought for a journal entry.
This beautiful sunflower is from Meljen's Designs. I colored it with Copics and added stickles to the bee, swirls, and small flowers.
Inside and back views.
Meljen is current having an anything goes challenge that I am entering this journal into.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Mom sketch card

 I love how this card came out.
 The MOM image is from Bugaboo and colored with Copics and decorated with Stickles. The butterfly came with a pack of chipboard from the dollar section at Michael's.
 The Happy Mothers Day is from Hero Arts. I used the sketch below and I am entering this one in The Sweet Shop choose your own sketch.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Inspired Stamps Sneak Peak

Its sneak peak week at Inspired Stamps. I have this wonderful home set. The house, the pink hearts and Hurry Home are from the set. The set will be available tomorrow here
I used my Copics for all the colors except the brown on the house. That is chalk. I added Stickles to the windows, trim, and hearts.

I used this sketch from Sweet Stop and am entering it into their chose your own sketch challenge.