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Monday, March 26, 2012

Birthday card in pinks



A friend of mine would like me to make her a few cards done in pinks and mauves.
she wants 3 brithday and 3 thinking of you  so you may get bored by the time I am finished with 6 pink cards!  lol  I ordered some cardstock online only to have it arrived in more orange shades than pinks.  Sure looked more like the rose shades in their photos and by the names, I really couldn't tell what I was ordering.  So, I went to my lss only to find that cardstock there is now over a dollar a sheet!  I really need to find a place to buy in bulk at a great discount.  lol  This is the first one I have finished.  I used one of my new Bildie stamps and colored her with my copics.  I also used scraps of pp from another project......yes I am using up some old stash and scraps again!   I added a few flowers, pearls and of course stickles!  I hope she likes this creation!  Thanks for stopping by and may God always bless you!

I am entering the challenge this week at Let's Scrap...sketch

Other challenges I am entering:

The Cheerful Stamp Pad-anything goes

Always Crafting- anything goes

Lolllipop Crafts- anything goes

The Crazy Challenge- add a sentiment


Sweet Stampin,-anything goes

Pixie Dust Studio- favorite things....love pinks, Bildmalarna stamps, flowers, sewing , inking, stickles....just about everything on this card is my favorites!

Crafty Ribbons- Birthday

Just keep on Creating-anything goes






Sunday, March 18, 2012

Little Christmas Tilda

Here is a Christmas card that was made for my challenge group I am in.  I love the little Tilda stamp.  She is one of the first ones I colored with copics.  I have had her in my stash all ready to go for several months now but finally decided to use her today.  The patterned papers  are scraps that have been in my leftover box for years now. lol  The sentiment sticker was one of the first Christmas things I bought when I first started scrapping be hardly use stickers but vowed to use some of my old stash so there it is.  lol  I thank you for stopping by and may God bless each of you in a very special way!   hugs

Challenges I am entering:

Addicted to Stamps- Rhinestones, flower and ribboon


Pan Pastel- add a flower

Sentimental Sunday- metal...charm


Allsorts- 3 in a row.....pearls on the sides

Crimbo Crackers- cute  I think Magnolia stamps are very cute












Saturday, March 3, 2012

My first slider pop card

I made this simple pop up slider card just to see how to make them.  This is for my brother whose birthday is next month.  I am so excited to be getting a little ahead of my birthday card list this year.  Usually it if hurry up and get it mailed so you will only be a few days late!!!  lol  I used scrap papers from a layout I made which helps with the use your scraps promise I made myself.  The cute little image is a stamp from Whipper Snapper.  The trees are sizzix dies.  A little ribbon, charm and ink and it is done.  I do like the pull out part to sign your sentiments.  Next one I will sew on as to me it is really missing on this card.  I was more concerned in making it than making it good.  lol  I thank each and everyone for stopping by.  God bless.
                                                                                                                                                                        
Challenges I am entering:

2 Sisters- Recipe: 1 image.2 pattern papers (not sure if you can tell from photos but the light green on the mat is patterned) and 3 emblellies....ink, ribbon and charm

Crazy 4 Challenges- fun folds

Secret Crafters- go green

Stamp, Scrap and Doodle- use you stash

Card Makin Mamas- Green

Crafty Catz- dies and punches

Hotshot Crafts-ribbon

The Poodles Parlour- Birthday

And the winner is!!!!

Jodi Spiegelhoff!!!!  Congrats Jodi!  I hope you enjoy the little Tilda stamp!  I had 58 names in my drawing, numbered them all, and then had my 9 year old grandson choose a number.  He chose 3 because he has three brothers.  lol  I will get your prize mailed out Monday!

Thank you all for playing along in this wonderful blog hop.  I so loved all the beautiful cards and layouts and meeting everyone.  Thanks to each one that took time to comment as well as the ones that also took more time to use my sketch for their creations. 

Hugs to all and may God richly bless everyone!

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Around the World Blog Hop



Hello and welcome to your next stop in this wonderful Hop Around the World!
If you came here from Tamytha Jenkins@ Paper HeARTIST then you are right where you need to be!     If you did not, Mindi Brown @ Scrap Chat & Coffee Talk has the hop order to help you find your way.
I am so excited to be a blog host for such a fun and huge blog hop!  I hope you will all join in on the fun and maybe win some awesome prizes!
Here is the sketch I am showcasing for the hop
 
And here is the card I made for my brother's birthday.

I used papers from my stash.  I did distress and ink the edges.  The little pinecones were from a Christmas stem from Michaels.  I cut two off and inked them brown as they were white.  I stitched around some of the edges and called it quits.  lol

I also used the sketch for a more "girly" card.  The patterned papers are from My Mind's Eye.  The image is colored with copics (just learning how to use them).  The little crocheted flower was a gift from a wonderful  friend...thanks April!  I inked and sewed around the edges too.
 
Now for the fun part! This is the prize you can win by playing along with me!

    A new Memento Tuxedo black ink pad, a clear block and a new darling Magnolia stamp of little Edwin and Tilda hugging.


 
There are two ways to win my prize!

The first way is: you must
1-Be or become a member of Let’s Scrap  It is free, easy and fast! Once you get there, I am sure you will love it!  There are wonderful ladies to inspire and encourage and just plain be your friend.
2-Become a follower of my blog
3-Leave me a comment telling me what you like best about scrapping and card making.
And if you would like a second chance in the draw you must:
1-Make a card from the sketch I have posted and upload it to the gallery at Let’s Scrap. Please tag it as:  7-15-09, LEAP34
Please note there is a space between the comma and LEAP.   Also note that LEAP is all capitals. 
 
2-Leave a comment with a link to your card on Let’s Scrap.
The hop ends at 11:59 pm Central Standard time February 29th, which you would be able to track using the clock on the main page of Let’s Scrap.
 
 
Thanks for visiting.  If you have any questions, please just ask.  
 
Your next stop will be the talented Jodi Releford @ We Remember Moments .
If you get lost along the way or have joined the hop in the middle, Mindi Brown @ Scrap Chat and Coffee is the where it all starts!  Just go to her blog and she will have the order for you to get hopping in the right direction!  You don’t want to miss any of the fun!

So what are you waiting for.....Get to hopping and creating!

I hope you all have a great time seeing all the wonderful cards the hosts have made to inspire as well as making your own beautiful creations!

Hugs to all and God bless!