Saturday, May 30, 2015


Hello there!

Just popping in to share a card with you tonight.

I utilized two challenges...

and I used the color palette from Fusion Card Challenge...

I used dies from Lil'Inker Designs, Pointelle Cover Up Die and Perky Posies Die Set. The sentiment is from Paper Smooches, Sentiment Sampler. White cardstock is from Recollections, colored cardstock is from Papertrey Ink. 
The pearls and gems are from Recollections. Twine is from Paper Sweeties. I used a corner punch from Fiskars.

Thanks for stopping by and taking a peek!


Friday, May 29, 2015

I Think You're Amazing

Hello there!


It's time for a new challenge over at CAS-ual Fridays!

For this challenge you will have to create a card or project CAS style using tan, white and one bright color!

I think you are going to love this challenge!
I used one of the newest sets from CAS-ual Fridays Stamps, Mon Ami stamp set and Mon Ami Fleur Fri-Dies

The white cardstock and vellum are from Recollections, the tan cardstock is from Papertrey Ink.  I used blackink from Memento for stamping and Copic Markers to color. I added some white dots to the flowers with a white gel pen.

Both die plates are from Mama Elephant.  The sequins are from Pretty Pink Posh.

I hope you'll stop by and play along!!!!

I am adding this card to the following challenges...

Thanks for taking a peek!


Thursday, May 21, 2015

Happy Birthday

Hello there!

How are you all doing?
All is well here...nothing exciting to talk about.

I want to share a card with you I created using a few challenges.

The sketch is from Freshly Made Sketches...
Both sentiment stamps are from Paper Smooches, Sentiment Sampler and Word Salad. I used black ink from Memento. 
The scallpoed frame die is Mama Elephant and the label die is from Papertrey Ink.  I embossed the label with a Cuttlebug embossing folder.  All cardstock and vellum are from PTI.  The pattern paper is from Recollections.
How cool are these tassels!?! I used the Fringe Die also from Paper Smooches to create the much fun!!!  I just rolled it like you would a rolled rose die cut and wrapped some gold string around it. I added some fun can find these in the Paper Sweeties Shop!  I scattered some flat gold sequins from Pretty Pink Posh.
I used the inspiration photo from Curtain Call...

Thanks for stopping by and taking a peek!
Hope you enjoy your plans for a Happy Memorial Day Weekend!


Saturday, May 16, 2015

May 16: Paper Sweeties May Release Rewind!

Hello there!

Welcome back to Day 4 of the Paper Sweeties May Release!

I used the newest stamps set Happy...

and an older set Party Time

I stamped the balloons and sentiment with black ink from Memento and colored them in with Copic Markers.  The pattern papers are from Recollections and My Mind's Eye.

I am adding this to Seize the Birthday...

Hope you enjoyed the hop and will visit us again...

We'll see you on the 1st of June for a new Paper Sweeties Challenge!

Thanks for stopping by!


Friday, May 15, 2015

Time for some Lil'Inker...

Please click HERE for the Paper Sweeties May Release...

Hello there!
How are you doing?

Just wanted to sneak in some crafting time before a busy weekend.
I was playing around with some Lil'Inker dies and a few challenges...

I used the Boxed Up Birthday Greeting die from Lil'Inker Designs. I inked up some watercolor paper from Michaels with Color Box inks in Razzberry and Moss Green. I used the same inks to stencil the background with a stencil from Simon Says Stamp. 
I used a scalloped square die from Spellbinders for the back of the shaker. The shaker elements are from Martha Stewart. 
I am adding both cards to Monthly Meetup Challenge...

For this next card I followed the sketch from
and the photo inspiration from 
The Card style is Clean and Layered
Some more Lil'Inker dies...this set is Perky Posies. The colored cardstock is from Papertrey Ink.  The pattern paper is from My Mind's Eye. 
I used some left over die cut flower centers as enamel dots and scattered them. The pink twine is from Paper Sweeties Shop, here.  The square die is Spellbinders. The sentiment is from Simon Says Stamp, Autumn Blessings. Black ink is Memento.

Thanks for stopping by for a peek!!!


May 15: Paper Sweeties May Release Party!

Hello again!
Welcome back to Day 3 of the Paper Sweeties May Release!

Today is the day the stamps are available for purchase in the shop!
Here are the newest sets...

Today I used Happy stamps and dies
I kept the card very simple today. I really love these script dies! I also scattered some sequins in cookie dough and creamsicle

I followed the color palette from The Challenge...

Thanks for stopping by and taking a peek!
Hope you will hop along with the designers for some inspiration!

Thursday, May 14, 2015

May 14: Paper Sweeties May Release Countdown!

Hello again!
Welcome back to Day 2 of the Paper Sweeties May Release!
Here are the newest sets ...


Today I used cute!
I love all the elements that come with this set...the bat, ball, trophy and sentiments!!! I loved coloring the uniform. I used some Copics to color and I added some faux stitches with a white gel pen.

I followd the color palette from Sunday Stamps...

Thanks for stopping by and taking apeek today!
Hope you'll join our blog hop and check out what the designers created...

Hope to see you again tomorrow!


Wednesday, May 13, 2015

May 13: Paper Sweeties May Release Sneak Peeks!

Hello there!'s release week at Paper Sweeties!!!!!
Today is the first day and I think you will enjoy the new stamps and dies emensely!

I used the set Life is a it!!! The picnic basket and food are adorable!! I paper pieced the basket cover and added a gingham blanket with some pattern papers from my paper stash. The cloud die is from the set Showering you with love and the mound of grass die is from Thanks Snow Much

I used a bunch of Copic Markers and some glossy accents to color the basket and food. I also embossed the sentiment with white embossing powder.

I followed the sketch from CAS(E) this Sketch.....

Come hop along with the designers and see what they have created!!!


Friday, May 1, 2015

Hugs, Kisses and Happy Wishes

Hello there Crafters!
It's time for another challenge from CAS-ual Fridays...

Happy 4th birthday!!!
Create a birthday themed card using white, orange, black and turquoise

I used the stamp set Wonderful Words these flowers and that sentiment!!!
I used black ink from Memento and Copic Markers. 

I followed the sketch from Just Add Ink

White cardstock is from Recollections and colored cardstock is from Papertrey Ink. The enamel dots are Recollections. The circle and scalloped circle dies are Spellbinders.

Hope you will play along!


Paper Sweeties May Inspiration Challenge #31 - 'Celebrate Mom'

Hello there!!!
How are you all doing?
May 1st already, huh!
Well how about a new challenge from Paper Sweeties...sounds like fun!

Here is my card created for my mom...

I cut the teapot using Sweet Cuts Tea for Two Die than added some pink liquid pearls to the base.  I used Pretty Posies Bundle ( stamps and dies) to cut the flowers.  I embossed them with white powder and added a Sweeties Sequin.  The sentiment is from You Are Tu-Tu Sweet.

The pattern papers are from Teresa Collins. Black ink is from Memento. I rounded the corner with a corner punch from Fiskars.

Thanks for stopping by and taking a peek!
Come hop along and check out the awesome Designers!!!

May Guest Designer:  Dawn from Designs by Dragonfly