Saturday, March 30, 2013

Party Time

Hello there!
Happy Easter!

I am hosting this weeks challenge over at The Ribbon Reel ...I have chosen this photo for inspiration...
 
and I ask that you use two pattern papers and one solid paper. Also include twine and ribbon!
 
Here is what I created...
 
The pattern papers are from My Mind's Eye. The solid cardstock is from Papertrey Ink. The arrows are from Heidi Swapp.











The very lovely ribbons are from The Ribbon Reel.  Here is seam binding , bakers twine , and  button. The sentiment stamp and banner stamp are from Paper Sweeties, little wishes and pennant party.  Black ink from Hero Arts. Border punch from Fiskars.


Thanks for stopping by!

Hope you play along!

Michelle
 


 

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Moxie Fab Challenges...a trio

Hello again!

I love all the challenges going on at Moxie Fab!

There is the Washi Tape Challenge...

The Emphasize the Negative Challenge...

and

The Chevron Challenge...

Well, I created a couple of cards that incorporate these challenges!



This first card is for the chevron challenge.
For the chevron ballons, all supplies are from Papertey Ink: cardstock, balloon stamps and dies, cloud stamps, chevron border dies, and sentiments. I used white embossing powder from Stampendous. Versa mark ink. Black ink from Hero Arts. White gel pen from Signo.




For the butterfly kisses card: the sentiment is from Paper Sweeties, You Are Amazing set. The wood butterflies and washi tape are Recollections. I covered the large butterfly with washi tape. The pattern papers are My Mind's Eye. White cardstock is from Papertrey Ink. Scattered gems are Recollections. Corner punch is Fiskars. This card fits both the washi tape and chevron challenge.

Last card...



This card fits all three challenges, chevrons , washi tape and emphasize the negative.  The yellow chevron pattern paper is My mind's Eye. The white cardstock and buttons are Papertrey Ink. The washi tape is Recollections. The sentiment is from Waltzingmouse Stamps. I used star punch from Fiskars. The silver tinsel is from Michaels.

Thanks for your patience!!!

Glad you came back for a visit!

Michelle

Happy Birthday

Good morning to you!

Hope you will forgive me...I have quite a bit of posting to do today.  I hope you will come by often to check it out!

I really loved this week's sketch over at Mojo Monday ....
I chose the square...

All cardstock is from Papertrey Ink. The floral pattern paper and black polka dot pattern paper  are K & Company. The green polka dot pattern paper is Authentique.

The flower and leaf dies are from Die-Namics, My Favorite Things Stamps. For the decorative border, I used the negative piece of a Papertrey Ink border die. The sentiment is a Hero Arts clear stamp. I embossed it with white embossing powder.  All gems are from Recollections.

Thanks for stopping by!

Michelle


Birds of a Feather Wreath

Hey there!!!

How are you? Hope all is well on the homefront!
Just popping in to share with you what I created for Sin City Scraps....be sure to stop by the Blog for a full list of supplies!

I used the Clocks and Birds  stamp set from Sin City Scraps!!!  

Come check out the blog!!!


Michelle
 

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Pinspired Challenge

Hello all!!!

Just popping in to let you know that Paper Sweeties is sponsoring the challenge this week over at
Pinspired Challenges

One lucky winner will win a gift certificate worth $25 to purchase Paper Sweeties stamps!!!!!

How wonderful!

Hope you play along!!!




Michelle




Baskets and Bunnies

Hello all!

Good morning, too!

I have a card to share with you for this week's new challenge at Scrap-Creations...
Create a card or project with an easter theme...

I used the newest stam sets from Paper Sweeties ... Hippity Hoppity and Baskets and Bunnies!!!
I colored them with Copic Markers in shades E50, E23, R81, R83, Y02, YR02, YG17, BG13, and W3. Black ink is Hero Arts. Die is Spellbinder's.

The cardstock is Papertrey Ink. The pattern papers are My Mind's Eye, In Bloom. The pearls are Recollections.


Thanks for stopping by!

Come play along and show off your easter projects!

Michelle




Monday, March 18, 2013

Spring Joy

Hello everyone! Happy Monday!

It's a new challenge over at The Ribbon Reel ...

Tammy is our host this week and she asks that we create a card or project using aqua, pink and yellow plus ribbon and a flower...yummy!











All these fabulous ribbon treatments are from The Ribbon Reel shop...
sheer frayed wired pink flower
May Arts velevt ivory
May Arts loop trim light blue
devine bakers twine light yellow
small candy stripe yellow button

The papers are from My Mind's Eye. The cardstock is Bazzill, Papertrey Ink. The 'Spring Joy" sentiment is from The Jelly Bean Time Stamp Set from Paper Sweeties. The wood butterflie are Recollections. The gems and other twine are from Michaels. I used a Spellbinders scalloped circle die, Ranger spun sugar distress ink and Hero Arts wet cement ink. Corner punch is Fiskars.


Thanks for stopping by!

Michelle






Saturday, March 16, 2013

Paper Sweeties March Release

Hello there!!!

*Sigh* It's the last day of the Paper Sweeties  New Release line up...
It is also the last day for free shipping....hurry fast and place your order!!!

Here is the last project I created for the Blog...

These mini wreath place card seatings can be tied to the back of your chairs for assigned seating!! And, your guests get to take home a favor!!!

The eggs are from the Jelly Bean Time set! I embossed them with white embossing powder from Stampendous. All cardstock is from Papertrey Ink.

The mini wreaths and floral sprigs are from Michaels. The wood butterflies are from Recollections. The doilies are also Michaels. The shredded crinkle grass is also Michaels. The twine is from The Twinery. I wrote the names of my daughters with a fine tip black marker. These will come in handy for Easter! Now, I just need a few more for my guests!!!

Don't forget to play along with the Paper Sweeties Sketch challenge! The link closes in 15 days!

Can't wait to see what you create!

Thanks for stopping by!

Michelle






Friday, March 15, 2013

Paper Sweeties March Release

Yeah, it's day three of the Paper Sweeties March Release!!!

Today I created a card using Fancy Monograms and Baskets and Bunnies

I spelled out 'Easter Wishes' using an array of Color Box inks. Than I randomly stamped letters to create the rest of the background. I used Hero Arts soft shadow ink and black ink.  The seam binding , cake crumbs, also from Paper Sweeties.
All cardstock is from Papertrey Ink. I used a star punch from Fiskars and distressed the edges with ink. The flower is from Wild Orchid Crafts. The twine is from The Ribbon Reel. The border punch is Martha Stewart.
I added some straight stitches and scattered some pearls! Come stop by the blog and see what the design team created!

Thanks for stopping by!

Michelle

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Paper Sweeties March Release

The March Release continues today at Paper Sweeties!!!

It's so much fun to see what the sweeties team creates!!!

Let me share with you what I created....

I used  the Hippity Hoppity stamp set and the Baskets and Bunnies stamp set.

Don't you just love these bunnies!!! They are so sweet!!

I used cardstock from Papertrey Ink, pattern paper from Simple Sories. The black ink is from Hero Arts. I added glitter to the bunnies from Martha Stewart. I colored the carrots in with Copic Markers YR04 and YG17. The flower is Prima. The pink twine is from The Ribbon Reel.

Thanks for stopping by!

Head on over the Paper Sweeties Blog and check the parade of Easter goodies!!!

Have fun!

Michelle

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Paper Sweeties March Release

Hello there!

It's sneak peek time over at Paper Sweeties!!! 
The stamps were made available for purchase on March 1st so you can have them and createy our Easter goodies well before hand!!!

Today I'm using Baskets and Bunnies and Jelly Bean Time stamp sets...

 
The pattern papers are My Mind's Eye. I used cardstock from Papertrey Ink. Black ink from Hero Arts antique linen distress ink from Ranger.












The die is from Spellbinders. I used Copic Markers in shades RV25, R32, R81, Y23 and E57.  The seam binding is also from the Paper Sweeties Shop. The crochet trim and burlap for leaves are from Michaels. The pink twine is from The Ribbon Reel.

Check out what Debbie and the rest of the Design Team created...
Andrea Ewen
Char Cundy
Jeanne Jachna
Lori Hairston
Patti Goldman
Tammy Hobbs


Thanks for stopping by!

Michelle





 

Memories photo album

Good morning!

It's my turn to host today's post for Sin City Scraps blog.
This time I created a mini photo albun cover. The album measures approximately 6x6 inches. I used the Time Will Tell and Clockworks stamp sets.

The beautiful seam binding is from The Ribbon Reel. The flower is from Wild Orchid Crafts. The white feathers and burlap for leaves are from Michaels.

The canvas and alphabet stickers are Recollections. I used Color Box inks in curry, true blue and espresso.

My next step is to fill it up with lots of photos and memeories!
Stop by the blog for instructions!

Thanks for stopping by!

Michelle

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Kindness=Love

Hello all!

I'm just popping in to share a card I made inspired by Julie Ebersole at CASE Study....

Here is what I created...


I used white cardstock and the leaf stamps from Papertrey Ink. The kraft cardstock is from Bazzil. The sentiment stamps is from Paper Sweeties, You Are Amazing. The butterfly stamp is from My Favorite Things Stamps. I used black ink from Hero Arts and evergreen ink from Color box. I colored the butterfly with Copic Markers in V12 and Y23. I added some glitter to the wings.


Thanks for stopping by!

Keep dry...it's raining here in New York.


Michelle



Friday, March 8, 2013

Butterfly Kisses

Hey there crafters!!!!

How is it going??

All is well here...just dealing with the snow and unplowed roads...hate driving with the kids in that!!!

Anyhow, I have a card to share with you I created using the photot inspiration from
The Shabby Tea Room

Here is my card...











I used cardstock from Bazzill and Papertrey Ink. Pattern paper is from My Mind's Eye. I made the frame from an old cereal box. I used Spellbinder's postage square die and a Cuttlebug embossing folder, than I painted it white. The sentiment stamps are from Paper Sweeties, You Are Amazing stamp set!
The beautiful baby pink seam binding  and white flowers here and here are from The Ribbon Reel.
The script chipbored star is Heidi Swapp. The butterfly stamps are Kaiser Craft. I used a border punch from Martha Stewart. The twine, gems, white sheer flower( I used as leaves) and buttons are from Michaels. The pink flowers are from Wild orchid Crafts. I used cup o' joe ink from Hero Arts.

Thanks for stopping by!

Michelle

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Sending Warm Easter Wishes

Hello there!
How are you?

I'm just sharing with you this week's challenge from The Ribbon Reel...


Hele is our host and asks us to create a card or project using the colors in the photo and add flowers and ribbon.

 
The beautiful seam binding  ,grosgrain and flower are all from The Ribbon Reel. I used cardstock from Papertrey Ink and Bazzil.The pattern papers are from My Mind's Eye. Black ink is Hero Arts.
 
 
My sentiment stamp is from the new Paper Sweeties Set Baskets and Bunnies.
 
I used a border punch from Martha Stewart. That sweet chipboard script heart is from Heidi Swapp.The wood butterfly is from Recollections. I embellished it with glitter. The button is PTI. The glitter cardstock is PTI. I used a Spellbinders die to cut the shape. The crochet flower is from my mom!!!

Thanks for stopping by!


Michelle