Monday, June 23, 2014

Smile and say Goodbye

Smile 2014
I’m here today with a sadden heart. This is our last Challenge #95 for Color Me Creative and the theme is all about FRIRNDS and this challenge ends on July 11th, 2014. I have been with the community for 4 years, I do have to tell you. I remember when I first found Suzanne (God Sent) when she told me what the numbers and the letters on the copic markers meant she made me so happy and things started to make since at least a little at that time because I was buying my markers because I loved the colors. I did not know they need to work together, then when she started the classes I was right their to sign up and I learned so much from Suzanne.  The community will be their for awhile but my dear friend Suzanne has new adventures.

Our Fabulous Sponsor this challenge is


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This is one of my SVG files from my Silhouette Cameo. The paper color is Egg plant. I used DCWV The sweet stack.

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Side views.

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This is what the back looks like.

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For the handle, I used on of Fiskars Dots edger punch and Martha Steward doily lace trim on top. Added the MS Monarch butterfly on top. Some pearl pen color sunny yellow.

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Close up of the Birthday pin. Just down a little I will show you how to make this.

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Copic markers I used to color the image. The close up of the image.

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Birthday Pin

I used Stampin up punches but you can use any punches you want. The first one is 1 3/4 (scalloped), second one is 1 1/2 (round) and the third one is 1 1/4 (scalloped). You only need to punch one of each.

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You can use any colors and shapes. I stamped the sentiment on the last one before I put the pin together. The ribbon would be nice if you could match it to your colors. Depending on the size of the pin cut the ribbon so it will fit just an inch 1 or 2 under the pin and glue it to the back. You can sponge around the edges of all or just one (up to you). I stamp the Happy Birthday with Memento tuxedo black ink. The stamp I have no idea who made it (sorry).

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You can use a pin (safety) to put it on the Birthday person. As far as the sentiment you can make these pins for all kinds of occasions, it is up to you. Enjoy and and have some fun with it.

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Thanks so much for stopping by. Have a great week.


Sunday, June 15, 2014

Dragonfly Dreams

Dragonfly Dream 2014
Hello everyone, I hope you are having a wonderful beautiful Sunday, If there are any fathers out their I do want to wish you all Happy Fathers day. It is a lovely day here in Wisconsin wind is blowing, temp is nice and the sun is shining. At least right now, I heard something about rain later tonight. I want to let everyone knows that I went and had blood work done and have doctors appointments made for Monday the 16th, 24th and the 30th. All of my doctors, seeing I have not seen anyone since last year because of being gone. Just can not figure out why I’m so tired. Enough about this.
Our Twisted Thursday challenge has already started and the challenge for this week is anything goes with the twist of Faux sewing/sewing.

These are our sponsors for the month of June

and Paper Temptress

I printed my image on cryogen paper from Paper Temptress and my Bestie image #873.   

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I used heartfelt creations layered scalloped posy HCD717 die set. As you can see I did real sewing. To the flower centers I added stickles star ice glitter.

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The designer paper is Die cuts with a view and The Crafty Stack. I sponged around the edges with Brilliance ink color Poppy.

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These are the copic markers I used to color my image. These colors are really bright and I just love them together.

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Here is the close up of the image all colored. I also used 3 gelly roll pens colors black, sky star, copper, star.

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Have a super day. Thanks so much for stopping by.


Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Wanna Kiss?

Wanna Kiss 2014

It is so nice to have you stop by today, that you take a little time for yourself. I would like to share with you a card I did for  I Brake for Stamps Blog, the stamp I used today is called Wanna Kiss Fish? and you can fine it here. I also used for the weeds a stamp called Seagrass and you can find it here.

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I colored the fish with Wink of Stella brush pens.  I used Brilliance inks sky blue, ivy, olive and gamma green.

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more views of the card.

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This this what I did for the inside of the card. I did use several stickers to finish it off.

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Here you can see the Wink of Stella Bruch pens colors a little better.

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The close up of Wanna Kiss, Fish. These pens worked out really nice for coloring the fish.

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Thanks so much for stopping by. Hope you have a nice day.


Monday, June 9, 2014

Roses for a friend

Roses for a friend 2014

Our challenge at The Color Me Creative challenge #94 has started and for this time is "ANYTHING GOES”  we would love for you to join us.

Our Fabulous Sponsor this challenge is



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The image I used is called  Rose Trio and you can find it here.

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I used a lot of die cuts and I guess I just felt like doing the colors monochromatic, no idea why and I love the purples.

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The dies I used are Spellbinders gold labels four. Susana’s custom art and card design classic corners and really reasonable ribbon.

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In the inside of the card I used the reverser sides of all the cuts and added a sticker from starform birthdays silver.

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Copic markers used to color the image. Here is the close us of the colored image.

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Thank for stopping by. Hope your week end has been nice. We had beautiful sun shine. Have a super week.


Thursday, June 5, 2014

Girly Girl and a hole lot more!

Gift for you 2014
I hope you have a cup of coffee or tea and today is my day to get all my cards and projects all posted so you can see what I have been doing. As everyone knows I have been really busy and life has been crazy for me since the first part of March and then being gone for two months and coming home to so much that has not been done but I think I got thing all together now, this has only took me about a month to kind of get back to normal if that is what you want to call my life. I was working on my craft room (remember) now it is a mess but I’m going to get things started again. Have the carpenter coming by today to get started on some work I want done, this is good. Birds are all doing really good but have not had time to sit and enjoy much. But life is good. It was very hard for me to do posting on my blog when I was in Austin and I must tell you with a big smile on my face Georiganna is doing so much better going to therapy twice a week and getting around with her motor chair and doing things and when I talk to her she is much better spirits and I want to say you ladies that sent a card to her brought a big smile to her face and she says THANKS YOU SO MUCH. It is not easy for her to write things, I told her I would let you all know how much she appreciates your thoughtfulness. All the cards are on her fireplace.
Now I’m not going to talk forever so please bear with me.

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For this week The Outlawz Twisted Thursday Challenge is always “Anything Goes” but the Twist this week is to do a “Feminine card or project”. All the cards and projects I will be showing you today are things I have done for Twisted Thursday.

For the month of June our Sponsors are

and Paper Temptress

I found this box in with some things I had and wanted to do something with it. So this is what I did. I printed out my image on Cryogen paper and colored her with copic markers. I do want to tell you I was sure I took a picture of the markers but I could not fine it. Sorry! The papers I used are from Heartfelt Creations Sun Kissed Collection. I lined the box with the papers. My ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon. The lace I used was some that I had here. My butterfly is from Wild Orchid crafts.

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My image #308 and she is so adorable. The blue flowers I got at Hobby Lobby.

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I had to retake this picture. It did not turn out. This is how it looks when the box is open.

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This is how the inside looks.

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Close look at the butterfly.

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This is how the back looks when it is closed.

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Here is the close up of the darling image.

Why are granddaughter are so special

Why are granddaughter so special 2014

The image is from Besties  she is April birthday image. I used spellbinders nestabilities majestic labels twenty five. 

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The paper is from Die cuts with a view De Fleur stack.

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These are the copic markers I used to color the image. Here is the close up.

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Flutterby 2014

This image is from Stitchy Bear and is called Flutterby.

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I colored the hummer with the wink a stella brush markers. Still out on what I think of them.

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This is a Spellbinder die. I really like this sentiment.

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Just something fun


Just something fun 2014

This was for the Anything goes challenge. I picked up at Hobby Lobby in the wood department these pieces of wood already cut 3 1/2 by 2 3/4. Add a mirror, an Angel I had from Christmas, some gems flowers, punched a hole in the center top and put in some ribbon to hang the little ornament. How fun was that.

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Pet leave paw prints on our hearts

Pets leave Paw prints on our heart 2014

This is a LaBlache stamp. The kitty die is from impression obsessions.

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Just some views of the card.

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The copic markers used to color the image.

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Close up of the stamped image.

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If you need a brake I understand… but almost done.

Are There Chicks yet?

Take time to be silly 2014

My SIL had this stamp and it was so much fun to make this card. The stamp is from Art Impressions stamps and it had no name on the stamp.  My oldest son and his wife are talking about getting some  chickens so I thought this was a perfect card for them. They have moved down to Caneyville Kentucky, can’t wait to go down and see their place. House and 15 Acers so they have a lot of land.

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My SIL does not have much when it come to embellishments. I did some paper piercing. Added a ribbon.

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The paper was some I found.

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I only could fine one border punch and it is Martha Steward and I do not know what it is called. But it looks good. These are the copic marker I used to color the image.

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Still was something missing… The ground need something??? Started thinking and thought of pencil shavings. What do you think?

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I was so happy with the card. If you made it this far I really want to thank you for giving me this much time today. I do hope you like my cards. I hope this never happens again. I do have more to share with you but you will have to wait on them for a few days. Have a super week and stay safe. I you want thought I would share a couple pictures of my brother Bill and Georgianne with you.

G & B

After getting her out of bed and now into her motor chair.


This is what we used to get her out of bed.

I love her smiling face.

God bless everyone!