Thursday, October 27, 2011


I love this Designer Series Paper called Spice Cake from Stampin Up. It is so gorgeous. I paired it today with the stamp set called Faith In Nature.

This card qualifies for the following two challenges at Splitcoaststampers:

~WAYS TO USE IT CHALLENGE (to use leaves on our card)

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I added some Rhinestones at the base of each leaf for some added interest.

Card Supplies:

Stamps: Faith in Nature
Paper: Spice Cake Designer Series Paper, Soft Suede, Pool Party, Very Vanilla
Ink: Pool Party, Soft Suede
Accessories: Rhinestones, Word Window & Modern Label Punches, Blender Pen, Sponges, Dimensionals

Thanks for looking today!


Tuesday, October 25, 2011


I made this card for today's COLOR CHALLENGE over at Splitcoaststampers. The colors today were Baja Breeze, Island Indigo and Rich Razzleberry.

I added some Dazzling Details to the flower centers...although it is hard to see in the photo. It is raining here it was hard to get a good picture.

Card Supplies:

Stamps: Delicate Doily, Field Flowers
Paper: Island Indigo, Rich Razzleberry, Baja Breeze
Ink: Island Indigo, Rich Razzleberry, Baja Breeze
Accessories: Paper Piercer, Brad, Rich Razzleberry Ribbon, Dazzling Details

Thanks for looking!


Wednesday, October 12, 2011


For today's SKETCH CHALLENGE at Splitcoaststampers. I decided to give the Black Magic Technique a try. I don't think it turned out too bad for my first attempt.

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Here is a close up of my Black Magic Flower. I really liked this technique and will definately use it again.

Thanks for looking today!


Saturday, October 8, 2011


I made this card earlier in the week and never uploaded it. It is using the Simply Soft Stamp set which is a hostess set and can be earned for free.

I used the Layered Marker (Karen Barber's Technique) to color in my flowers.

I added some shadow and highlights.

Thanks for looking...hope everyone has a lovely weekend.


Thursday, October 6, 2011


For yesterday's SKETCH CHALLENGE at SC.

I finally inked up my Language of Friendship stamp set. I colored my bird with markers and used the Bird Punch to punch it out. Easy Peasy.

I so love this wide striped ribbon...I finished of the bow with an Antique Brad.

Card Supplies:

Stamps: Language of Friendship, En Francais
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black
Ink: Momento Tuxedo Black
Markers: Rose Red, Real Red, Cherry Cobbler, More Mustard, Wild Wasabi, Certainly Celery
Accessories: Square Nesties, SU Wide Striped Ribbon, Antique Brad, Markers, Dimensionals, Two Step Bird Punch

Thanks for looking!


Tuesday, October 4, 2011


For today's Color Challenge: More Mustard, Soft Suede and Tangerine Tango. Also for this weeks Mojo Monday Sketch 209.

I used my SU markers and the Thumping Technique to ink up my flower.

Close up of the flower:

Card Supplies:

Stamps: Love & Care
Paper: Soft Suede, Very Vanilla, More Mustard DSP, Tangerine Tango
Markers: Soft Suede, Tangerine Tango, More Mustard
Accesories: SU Circle Punch, SU Dazzling Details, SU Soft Suede Ribbon, MS Arch Lattice Punch, Swiss Dots EF, Sponging, Dimensionals

Thanks for looking.


Monday, October 3, 2011


For today's TRY A NEW TECHNIQUE CHALLENGE, to use a regular HB Pencil to color in an image. Also the sketch from today's CLEAN & SIMPLE CHALLENGE..

I heat embossed the images with the Pewter embossing powder from the Holiday Mini Catty. I then colored in the images using a regular HB pencil. I used the eraser to add some highlights and a little bit of a pink and green pencil crayon just to add a bit of interest. It looks much better in real life.

Card Supplies:

Stamps: SU Flower Fest
Paper: Whisper White, Pretty in Pink, Basic Grey
Ink: Versamark
Accessories: SU Circle & Flower Punch, SU Lace Border Punch, SU Neutral Buttons, SU White Bakers Twine, Dimensionals

Thanks for looking.