Wednesday, December 30, 2009


This card was made using the sketch over at Splitcoaststampers for today's challenge.

I used new stamps from CLEAR DOLLAR STAMPS. They are individual stamps which are sold seperately. These are called Bunny Slippers and the sentiment is Snuggle Bunny.

I used some of Stampin Up's Cottage Wall DSP....I love this paper.

I added a tiny bit of Flower Soft to the Bunnies for a bit of texture.

Card Supplies:

Stamps: Clear Dollar Stamps ~~ Bunny Slippers, Snuggle Bunny sentiment
Paper: SU~Cottage Wall DSP, Rich Razzleberry(textured), Orchid Opulence, Whisper White
Ink: Rich Razzleberry, Orchid Opulence
Accessories: Martha Stewart Loops Corner punch, SU Circle & Scallop punches, Flower Soft, Rich Razzleberry ribbon, dimensionals, sponging

Thanks so much for taking the time to have a peek!



Tuesday, December 29, 2009


Wow, I haven't stamped in a while. Here is a card I made today for the Colour Challenge at Splitcoaststampers, AND the Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge.

I used my Patchpal Angel stamp who I think is just adorable. She is from CLEAR DOLLAR STAMPS and is new for December.

The colours today were Dusty Durango, Barely Banana and Basic Grey....I wasn't quite sure about this colour combo...but I don't mind it now that it is done.

Card Supplies:

Stamps: Clear Dollar Stamps~~Patchpal Angel, You're an Angel sentiment
Paper: Textured Dusty Durango, Basic Grey, Barely Banana, Whisper White
Ink: Basic Grey, Dusty Durango, Barely Banana, Pink Pirouette
Accessories: Martha Stewart Loops punches, Circle punches, Nesties, Heart Blocks Embossing folder, Basic Grey Taffeta Ribbon, Corduroy Brad, Blender Pen, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter, Dimensionals, Bow Easy

Thanks for looking......have a great nite!


Tuesday, December 22, 2009


This card was made following today's colour challenge at Splitcoast: Crushed Red Sands.

I didn't have any Sahara Sand so I substituted Kraft to go with the Real Red & Crushed Curry. The dessert option was to add a button.

I used some of the new individual stamps available this month at CLEAR DOLLAR STAMPS. This is the Chubby Chickadee and What A Tweet stamps sets.

I stamped my Chickadee twice and popped him him up on dimensionals. I surrounded him with a bit of flower soft.

Card Supplies:

Stamps: Clear Dollar Stamps ~ Chubby Chickadee, What A Tweet
Paper: Crushed Curry Cardstock & DSP, Real Red, Kraft, Whisper White
Ink: Black Staz-on, Crushed Curry, Real Red
Accessories: MS Loops border punch, Circle punches, Corduroy button, markers, flower soft, dimensionals, blender pen

Thanks for looking......


Monday, December 21, 2009


Hi, this card is for today's CAS Challenge, which was a sketch challenge.

I used a couple of new stamps from CLEAR DOLLAR STAMPS. This is Frankie The Frog and the sentiment You Make Me Smile. Both are individual stamps new for December.

I stamped Frankie twice and popped his head up on dimensionals. Crystal Effects were added to his yellow spots.

Card Supplies:

Stamps: Clear Dollar Stamps ~~ Frankie the Frog, You Make Me Smile
Paper: Gable Green, Whisper White
Ink: Gable Green, Green Galore, Glorious Green, Crushed Curry, Bermuda Bay, Melon Mambo
Accessories: Embossing Borders folder, Nesties, Fabric Brad, Crystal Effects, Dimensionals, Blender Pen, Sponge

Thanks for makes me smile!


Sunday, December 20, 2009


Friends celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary this year. I am only two months late with their card...but was very determined to get one to them before the end of the year. Better late then never ...... right? Well that is my theory and I am sticking with it!

They went to Italy to celebrate so I wanted to make a vintage Chic' type card.

I stamped Floral Fantasy BG stamp with Creamy Carmel onto Very Vanilla cardstock. I then embossed the Medallion stamp with clear embossing powder. I sponged heavily around with Close To Cocoa to reveal the medalliion. I like this Reverse Embossing Technique. French Script BG stamp was then stamped with Chocolate Chip ink onto the right side of the card.

The hearts were punched out and stamped with French Script as well then sponged and distressed. The sentiment LOVE was stamped with Distressed Ink Walnut Stain ink.

Here is a close up of the embossed Medallion stamp with the Floral BG stamped underneath.

I added a vintage brad to the center of the medallion to finish it off.

Card Supplies:

Stamps: SU~Medallion, Floral, French Script BG stamps, Wonderful Words
Paper: Very Vanilla, Chocolate Chip
Ink: Creamy Carmel, Close To Cocoa, Chocolate Chip,Distressed Ink Walnut Stain
Accessories: Clear Embossing Powder, Vintage Brad, Sponging, Heart Punch, Distressing

Thanks so much for taking a peek! I hope my friends like their card and excuse my tardiness! lol

Have a great night!



I made this card for today's Featured Stamper Challenge over at Splitcoaststampers. Brenda aka Benzi was our featured stamper today....
I chose Brenda's card HERE to case.
I changed the theme of the card, the colours and the stamps and embossing folders used.
The little baby and bib are new little individual stamps from CLEAR DOLLAR STAMPS for December. The sentiment is from the stamp set Welcome To Parenthood which was released in November. I stamped the inside sentiment from this same set. It says: "Childhood is the most beautiful of all life's seasons." How true!
Card Supplies:
Stamps: Clear Dollar Stamps~Welcome to Parenthood, Individual baby and bib
Paper: Shimmery White, Bermuda Bay
Ink: Black Staz-on, Bermuda Bay, Pink Pirouette, Crushed Curry, Melon Mambo
Accessories: CB Swiss Dots & Celebration Stamps Embossing Folders & Die, Nestabilities, markers, dimensionals, blender pen.
This cards will go to a couple who is expecting a baby boy to arrive any day now!
Thanks for looking!

Wednesday, December 16, 2009


This card was made for today's sketch challenge. I used new stamps from CLEAR DOLLAR STAMPS called Critter Log December Stamp of the Month.

I used my last piece of River Rock cardstock for this card.
Card Supplies:
Stamps: Clear Dollar Stamps ~ Critter Log Dec. SOM
Paper: River Rock, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Ink: Walnut Stain Distress Ink, True Thyme, Chocolate Chip
Accessories: Label 1 Nesties, Circle Punch, Basic Grey Granola Brads, Dimensionals, ribbon, Sponging, Distressed Stripes Embossing Folder
Thanks for looking!

Monday, December 14, 2009


This weeks CAS Challenge on Splitcoast was to use Curves on our card. I used Circles, Loops and my Snake to achieve this.
This little guy is from CLEAR DOLLAR STAMPS and is a single stamp called Sneaky Snake. Isn't he cute. He was stamped on the inside of the card then I punched a circle so we could see him through his little window.
Thanks for looking! Have a great night~

Sunday, December 13, 2009


This is the card I made for a co-worker who is retiring. He is also my mailman. He drives a right hand drive posty van. I used most of my punches to create my little Posty.......I am quite pleased with how it turned out. This card measures 6 x everyone can sign it.

I think the resemblence to him is quite good. lol
Thanks for looking.


This is my card for today's Featured Stamper over at Splitcoast. I chose THIS card to case.

I liked her layout and kept it similar but changed it up a little bit. I also used a different colour scheme and stamps.

My boss asked me to make her a card for a fellow co-worker who is retiring. I tried to make it more on the masculine side since he is a man.

I hope she likes it.

Card Supplies:

Stamps: SU ~ Along The Shore, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Paper: Chocolate Chip, Kraft, Very Vanilla, DSP
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Close to Cocoa
Accessories: Circle punches, Nesties, Taffeta Ribbons, Corduroy button, dimensionals, paper piercer.

Thanks for looking.......Have a great nite!


Wednesday, December 9, 2009


My boss asked me to make her a few cards to thank the caregivers at her mothers nursing home. This is the first one I have come up with.

I took advantage of this weeks Sketch & Colour Challenges over at Splitcoast to create this card.

This sweet little angel is NEW for December from CLEAR DOLLAR STAMPS. She is called PATCHPAL ANGEL.

Her little dress is paper pieced and popped up on dimensionals. I added some DD Glitter to her wings and heart.

Card Supplies:

Stamps: Clear Dollar Stamps~Patchpal Angel
Paper: Barely Banana, Always Artichoke, Rich Razzleberry, Shimmery White
Ink: Black Staz-on, Barely Banana, Always Artichoke, Rich Razzleberry, Blush Blossom
Accessories: Paper Piercer, Gold Gel Pen, Circle Punches, Sponge Daubers, Dimensionals, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter

Thanks so much for looking....Have a great nite!


Monday, December 7, 2009


I made these little Gift Card Purses for today's Clean & Simple Challenge which was a colour challenge to use Red & Brown.

I used Real Red Cardstock & DSP along with Chocolate Chip Cardstock and Accessories.

I found this cool idea HERE!
Stamps: SU Oval All
Paper: Real Red DSP, Real Red Cardstock, Whisper White, Chocolate Chip
Ink: Real Red
Accessories: Label One Nesties, Large & Scalloped Oval Punches, Corduroy Brads, Chocolate Chip Tafetta Ribbon, Velcro, Dimensionals, Sponging, white gel pen
Thanks for looking. Have a great night!

Friday, December 4, 2009


This is for this weeks CLEARLY INSPIRED CHALLENGE over at LORI'S BLOG. Katie Renz challenged us to make a winter themed card.
I automatically thought of this sweet little Eskimo girl from Clear Dollar Stamps set called Winter Eskimo.
I used some snowflake dsp I have had from Hot Off The Press. I combined the blue's with kraft cardstock. I added some White Liquid Applique for the fur on her parka and for the snow. Dazzling Diamonds glitter was added as well for some extra sparkle.
Card Supplies:
Stamps: Clear Dollar Stamps~Winter Eskimo
Paper: Hot Off The Press DSP, Kraft, Shimmery White
Ink: Black Staz-on, Riding Hood Red, Baja Breeze, Blush Blossom, Soft Suede
Accessories: Nesties, Liquid Applique, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter, Rhinestones, Paper Piercer, White Gel Pen, Sponge Daubers, Blender Pen, Markers, Snowflake embellishments, EK Success Ribbon
Thanks for looking. Why don't you click on the link above and play along. You can use whatever stamps you have and there is always a chance at winning a prize!
Have a great day!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009


Wow, where does the time go. I haven't posted in well over a week. I combined the colour and sketch challenge for this week on this card.

The stamp set used is called Railroad Memories and is available at CLEAR DOLLAR STAMPS. It was a new release for November and is great for making masculine type cards.

I used my Martha Stewart Arch Lattice border punch and my SU Photo Corner punch for the triangles in the center of the sketch.

Card Supplies:

Stamps: Clear Dollar Stamps~Railroad Memories
Paper: Basic Black,Very Vanilla, Soft Suede
Ink: Black Staz-on, Soft Suede, Basic Grey
Accessories: MS Arch Lattice Border Punch, SU Photo Corner Punch, Basic Grey Brads, Sponge Daubers, Blender Pen

Thanks for looking and have a great nite!