Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Hello Friend

It is time for Scrapy Land challenge #2 and the challenge for the time is about Heat Embossing. The challenge starts today and ends Sept 30. I used one of ATC's flourish stamps and with VersaMark watermark stamp pad I embossed the background of the card and used white embossing power and heat set the embossing power and used distress ink color scattered straw and sponged around to add a small amount of color.

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   The card size is 5" by 7", That is a different size for me to use but the vase and flowers turned out rather tall but that size worked just right. The paper came from my scraps. The ribbon is from stampin up color marina mist.
The dies cuts I used are: Spellbinders in'spire in-037, celebration two, elegant ovals, filigree vase and the blue bells and lily of the valley.
   Here is the inside of the card. Nothing fancy. The corners I used creative memories corner punch and add a blue gem to each corner.

Here is the close up of the vase with the flowers. I think it turned out so pretty and love the blue bells. I added some ice sparkle color mint ice and it made the blue bells just sparkle.
Thanks so much for stopping by. Love to have you join us.
Challenges I‘d like to post my card in:

613 Ave challenge Anything goes Sept 20

Crafting at the Week end Anything goes Sept 27

Crafty Fingers  Anything goes

Vintage Conjure


Vintage Coutage 2014

Want to share with you that I’m on Thought the Craft Room Door design team and I’m very excited about it. This is my first challenge, now if you would like to join us here is the challenge area. . Their challenges are always ANYTHING GOES.  One of the thing about Thought The Craft Room Door, is they have a Magazine that is published 5 times a year and has 1 Holiday issue. You can learn different craft idea and there is a lot more. This might be for you.

Welcome to all my friend, have some thing a little different to share with you today.

My card is 6" by 6". The paper I used is from DCWV it is the black and White stack. My images is from digistamp4joy and it is called Vintage Couture. I cut out my image and used 1inch Score tape on the image and sprinkled it down with white glitter all over the dress. Used a brayer and went over and over the dress tell I felt it was burnished enough and felt that the glitter was not going to come off. I used a Copic Multiliner sp black sizes 0.3 and 0.05 pens and went over the dress to bring out the black a little more.


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Here you can see how the bow stands out. I used Spellbinders Floral Oval die cut. Added some white metal dots to the corners.

Just another view.

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This is what I did to the inside of the card. Left it open for a stamped message or a written message. Added some white and black metal dots.

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Here is close up of the image, I added some lace flower to the frame of the Floral Oval and added some black gem to them. I hope you can see how the dress sparkles with the close up. Around the frame I also added some Pearl Pen color pearl white.

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Here is a picture of the embellishment I added with a bow and some flower stickers. The ribbons was from my stash.

I hope you like my card and can join us a Thought The Craft Room Door. Have a wonderful week. Thanks for stopping by.

Enter my card in these challenges

613 Ave Create  anything goes ends Sept 20

Crafty Boots anything goes ends Sept 27

Creative Fingers anything goes ends Sept 19

Moving Along with the Times  Texture ends Oct 8

Scribble and Scrap Crafts anything goes ends Oct 25

Suzy Bee’s Bloomin’ Challenge #46 anything goes ends Sept 19

Greeting Farm anything goes ends Sept 19

ABC Challenge BINGO (Flowers, Lave and Die) ends Sept 27

Craft-Dee BowZ anything that has a BOW ends Sept 30

Art by Miran anything goes




Thursday, September 11, 2014

Love you just the way you are!


In honor of all the people that died on September 11, 2001


Love you just the way you are 2014

Welcome to The Outlawz Twisted Thursday challenge and for this week our Twist is “to add a ladybug to you card” Our sponsor for this week is Oak Pond Creations and the image I’ve used on my card is called Georgia Daisies and you can fine it in her shop. My card is so simple this week. I punched out 3/ 3 inch circles with Marvy Unhida punch. My paper is from DCWV, Lemon flower stack.

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Added some green gems, one of them is a heart for the center of the bow. Burnished around some of the edges with Brilliance ink color yellow. Used stamped up modern label extra large punch for the sentiment in the front and that is from Door Country stamps.

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My little ladybugs where all stickers.

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On the inside the sentiment is from stampin up. Added some more green heart gems. Left enough room for a written message.

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These are the copic markers I used to color my image.  Here is the close up of the image. For the center of the flowers I used some Beedzs, I made a mixture of black, silver and gold with a touch of glitter.

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Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope you have a great day.


Sunday, September 7, 2014

Thought The Craft Room Door Magazine

Thought The Craft Room Door magazine has been released the NEW magazine for September so remember to stop by and download your magazine or if you have not subscribed to the magazine yet. It is $18.00 a year for 5 issues plus a Holiday issue.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

A Warm Hello

A Warm Hello 2014

Welcome to my blog and it is time for The Outlawz Twisted Thursday challenge and the twisted for this week is to add “Sparkle to your card”. We love for you to join us. The image I’m using is called “digital stamp ice skates” and our wonderful sponsor is Oak Pond Creations. All of the cards in the challenge this week are done by Oak Pond creations images.

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I found some Christmas paper in my scraps. Used a mitten punch and stampin up oval punches. I distressed the oval with the skates with the Zutter distress it all.

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Add some sparkle with Wink of Stella glitter white brush. Diamond glaze from Judi Kins.

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Found some snowflakes in with my Christmas stuff.

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Added these sentiments, they are from TAC.

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I finished the inside with this sentiment and room for a written message.

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These are the copic markers I used to color the image and here is a close up of the colored image.

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Thanks so much for stopping by. Hope you day is as special as you are.


Wednesday, September 3, 2014

We are having a Celebration for 100 challenges!

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I want to let everyone know that I’m really happy to be part of digistamp4joy design team and to start off with their CELEBRATION OF THEIR 100TH BLOG CHALLENGE is so much fun! I hope you have some time get a cup of coffee or a soda and sit back and relax. You know me I try not to write a long blog but this one has all kings of goodies for you and I do not want you to miss out on anything. This is my image and she is called “Romany” (notice you can get her already colored or not colored but you need to choose) and I will be giving Romany away during the celebration blog challenge to some lucky winner but you need to leave your email address so if you are the winner I can send Ramany off to you.                                  
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The paper I used is from DCWV the stack is called Linen Closet. For the background I used water brush with a small of water with some distress inks colors used where tumbled glass and the lines I used stormy sky's and broken china.
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You can see how the flowers have a 3D look.
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Different views help you to see how the cards looks in all ways. Added some white pearls from Want 2 Scrap.
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The inside of the card is finished, sometimes I add a sentiment but most of the time I leave it open for a added stamped message or a written massage for later.
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       These are the copic markers I used to color Romany, I took a picture as I always do and for some reason I cannot get the picture to upload. Skin E50,E51,E93,BV20, R20. Hair YR23, Y32, E33. Dress E25, E23,E30, the band,wink of Stella color brown with some white. Eyes B37,B23,B21 touch of white and black. Lips R22,R21,R20 touch of white. Earrings Wink of Stella color Brown. This is a close up of her all colored.
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The flowers are made with Memory Box die cuts Tender Leaves and Fancy Blossom added some white pearls to the center and brushed the flowers with a glossy shimmer nail polish.
WELCOME!!! WELCOME TO DIGISTAMP4JOY CELEBTATIONS! The celebration starts today September 3 at 8am and ends September 30 at 6am, 2014, a month long challenge. If you came here from Margy blog you are in the right spot and after you are done here you go to Riette blog.
Now lets get back to Celebrating the 100th challenge blog hop at DS4J. Their first challenge started on February 23rd 2012 and everyone was so thrilled and now after 2 and a half years we still are going strong and Margy wants to give a BIG THANK YOU to all her “FANS” and we are having a  blog hop where you can win many prizes, including more of our fabulous digistamps!  We have some NEW RELEASES digi’s we are showcasing and which will be given away to some lucky follower. Margy’s blog in PRETORIA, South Africa! she is the owner of Digistamp4joy and cannot believe we have reached our 100th challenge. Margy will be throwing in all kinds of prizes and discounts during the month of September.
DS4J is also offering 6 digistamps as prizes on six of the design team member’s blogs to randomly drawn follower of that blog and who have become a follower and left a comment. Some of the other design team members are will be giving away previously released digistamps, also to a randomly drawn follower and commenter. Some of the blog owners are giving away personal prizes which are only applicable to the country they live in. So come on in and meet our fabulous Design Team.
Main DS4J Blog (Margy is giving away “100 REWARDS POINTS” That is an awesome prize!
Alex Image “My new Sari”
Annie "image “Birgitta”
Antoinette image “Two darling” (new)
Asmah image “Geraldine”
Audrey image “Celebrate”
Beri image “I am a girl”
Charlene image “Bow River”
Desire image “Joy”
Emily image “Call a Cab”
Gloria image “Arch dancer colored)
Jackie image “Rosette” (new)
JenLee Artist image “Cherry on top”
Julie Odilo image “celebration cake”
Karin image “Booty Beauties”
Margaret image “Happy Birthday”
Margy image “Bunny Magic”
Pat image “Romany”
Riette image “Balloon gift”
Tonnie image “Misteri Pretty cat”
Ursula image “My special cupcake”
Zella image “Baby Blocks”
If you made it this far thank you so much. One thing is that you do not need to do this all in one day, the celebration last all month so you have until September 29th 2014 to get all the commenting done. I’m sure you had more then 1 cup of coffee, I know I would of. Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope you like my card, if you have any questions all you need to do is ask.

Home Sweet Home


Home Sweet Home 2014

Welcome to my blog and I know it has been a while, I have been working on some new things and been a busy person. I have a surprise for you and I want to tell you that I'm on Scrapy Land design team and this is our First challenge we would love to have you join us at SCRAPY LAND BLOG. So I will be sharing with you a lot more things and all kinds of new things to make with die cuts. Challenge #1 is all about using die cuts on your card so your card or project can be anything goes using die cuts. The challenges are bi-monthly so it starts September 3 at 6am and ends September 14 at 8pm. You have a chance to win a gift certificate for $15.00 from Scrapy Land Store.

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These are the die cuts I used on my card. Memory Box die cuts Country House, Arboscello Tree and Wrought iron fence. Impression Obsession die 066-C, Poppy Stamp Wild Flowers Patch.

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My background paper is from my scraps. I also used some copic markers to give the house a little color. R29, RV02, YG95 and B12. I did some torn papers in a couple shades of green and used Martha Steward fringe scissors and the top of the torn papers. So if you can join us at Scrapy Land challenge #1, we would love to see what you come up with. Thanks so much for stopping at my blog and have a super day. My grandkids went back to school yesterday so that must make a lot of people happy. Have a wonderful week.