Tuesday, June 30, 2015


Adventure 2015
I hope you are having a wonderful day? It is time for Scrapy Land challenge #21 and the theme for this week is anything goes all you need to do is use the dies cuts that Scrapy Land sells at the store. You have a chance to win a $15.00 gift card to buy something at the store.

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Some of the stamps are from Stampscapes man and boy walking, geese, branch. Some of the other stamps are from Art Impression Wheat and Hut and chair.

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Down a little I try and tell you how I made the background. These types of backgrounds are to me so easy to make but I have been doing them for years. I hope you understand what I’m trying to tell you. If not just ask.

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Added some stickles crushed pineapple and star dust.

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These are the die cuts I used on my card Impression Obsession Die184-L and Die198-C and the Sizzix thinlits #660220 and #660224.

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Added some of the die cuts to the side.

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This is how the inside turned out. Using some of the die cuts. Here is the close up of the scene.

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I think it is kind of hard to read the writing so if you click on any of the pictures they will get big so you can read it better.

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I really should of taken more pictures but it is the same over and over.

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You can even add some white pen to add ripples in the water.

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I normally punch out a half inch circle to use as the sun or moon. Once you remove the paper them start color it. If you color it before your paper does not want to stick. These colors I used in the Brilliance ink moonlight white, Mediterranean blue, ice blue, coral, beige, sky blue, orange and yellow. Now I do like using the distress inks also.

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Thanks for stopping by. Have a wonderful week.


Friday, June 26, 2015

Tom the town Marshall

Tom the town Marshall 2015
Welcome to The Outlaws Twisted Thursday challenge and the twist for this week is “ANYTHING GOES”. The sponsor for this month is Stitchy Bear. We would love to have you join us. Here are the challenges for the month of July.
Challenges for the month of July themes
July 2 theme Summer Time
July 9 theme Use die cuts
July 16 theme Step card
July 23 theme Water
July 30 theme anything goes

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The image I used for this week is called “Cartoon Cowboy Twirling a Lariat”. The papers used are all from my scraps. How are you doing using up your scraps?

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The dies on the front are spellbinders in’spire hat cowgirl style and cattails from Scrappy Land store.

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I think the hat cuts out really pretty.

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This is how the inside turned out.

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Spellbinder in’spire cowgirl stoop die from Scrapy Land.

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These are the copic masrkers used to color the image.

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Here is the close up.

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Have a great week end. My grandson Isaiah is here for the summer from South Dakota and we plan on doing something with all the grandkids this week end.


Thursday, June 18, 2015


Angelfish 2015
SCACD celebrates today a newly released exclusive rubber stamp set Eclectic Sea (9 rubber stamps all together). The Eclectic Sea is a twist of sorts in how something land bound might be seen in the ocean; for example a Sunflower that is now a Coral Sea Flower and vice a versa. So check out the collection as these are really unique and elegant. SCACD Artist Carmen Medlin and Susana collaborated on the images and we are so happy to be showcasing them to you now. The stamp I’m using is called Angelfish Trio. Now available for purchase in the USA HERE  for the Eclectic Seas collection. Our International Friends if interested can email Susana.
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Stamped the Angelfish with memento tuxedo black on cryogen paper. I used watercolors to do the background different shades of blues. I looked up Angelfish on the computer and I could not believe how many different kinds their was. I liked this one but I could not fine a name for it.

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Angelfish are so shinny so the Wink a Stella would work wonderful for coloring them. So the color used was blue and clear. Used diamond glaze for the bubbles. The very little fish I wanted him to be so far in the background so I colored him with Wink a Stella silver.

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Thanks for stopping by and have a super week end.


Discover 2015
Over at the Outlawz Twisted Thursday we have started our challenge and the twist for this week to make a card with “thing with wings”. I choose this image it is from Stitchy Bear and is called Flutterby, I just love it because it is a humming bird. Stitchy Bear is sponsoring us for the month of June.
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I made the card really simple. Just use colored card stock.

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Added some Pearl Pen color gold.

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I add some paper flowers I had for a long time to the branch. Just pinched them together and glued them on the branch.

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These are the Wink of Stella inks I used.

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These are the copic markers I used.

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The die cuts are Spellbinders Labels 40, Impression Obssession Branch Die022-U and Sizzix Thinlit Adventure #660224. Check out all the words you get with the Sizzix die it has some great words.

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Using some of the works for the inside of the card. I did color them with gold Wink of Stella ink.

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Here is the close up of the image.

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Thanks for stopping by. Hope you enjoyed my card.


Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Simply put

Simply put 2015
Welcome everyone, this week we are starting a new challenge at Scrapy Land challenge #20 and the twist for this Bi-Weekly challenge is used your “favorite color combo”. That is so hard I have so many colors I love to work with so I choose these colors for this challenge. You can win a $15.00 gift card from Scrapy Land. The only thing you need to do is use the die cuts that Scrapy Land sells at their store.

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scrapy land die company they have in the store

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The dies I used are  Spellbinders Fleur de lis square. Cherry Lynn designs Cathedral lace frame DL148, Cherry Lynn designs Frangipani (plumeria) with leaves B134, Cherry Lynn designs Tiny things with wings (humming bird) large and small B266.

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The designer paper used is from Graphic 45 it is the Botanical tea stack. I lightly went around on the green and blues with distress inks bundled sage and tumbled glass. It is a little hard to see but I did add some lace to the upper and lower part of the card.

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Pleated satin ribbon from Stampin up color it says red.

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Closer look at the flowers. I used Stickles paprika glitter glue for the centers.

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The sentiment I used is from The Angel Company, I used distress ink bundled sage to stamp it. You have a good look at the tiny humming birds here. Added some Wink a Stella color clear to the flowers.

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The sentiment on the inside is from Inkadinkado. Added on of the small humming birds to the inside. I used a punch from EK Success to punch out the sentiment.

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Thanks so much for stopping by. Have a great week. Come and join us if you can.