Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Wishing You a Wonderful Day

Hello there!

Just stopping by to share a card with you...

I combined two challenges...

I grabbed the perfect bunch of balloons...Paper Sweeties, Happy Cake Day.  I used black ink from Memento and Copic Markers to color.  I added some Martha Stewart glitter to the balloons in coodinating colors. 
The sentiment is from Paper Sweeties, Wishing You.  I used watercolor cardstock and a rectangle stitched die from Lil'Inker Designs. I added a tiny twine bow.

Thanks for stopping by for a peek!!!

Michelle

Believe in Your Dreams

Hello there!

Hope you are all well!

Just stopping by to share this weeks new color palette from ColourQ...

I used a stamp set from Paper Smooches, Smarty Pants and a stamp set from Lawn Fawn, Flutter By.

I stamped the images with black ink from Memento and colored them with Copic Markers. I added some sequins from Pretty Pink Posh and enamel dots from Recollections.

I am also adding this to the one layer challenge with CAS on Sunday...
Thanks for stopping byu for a peek!
Hope you play along with us at ColourQ!

Michelle

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Happy Birthday

Hello there!
Thank goodness the weekend is almost here!!! 
I really want to catch up on some sleep!

I'm stopping by to share a card with you...
I followed the color palette from The Challenge
and a birthday theme with Seize the Birthday

I inked up the background using a stencil from Simon Says Stamp and silver lining ink from WPlus9.  The boot stamp is from My Favorite Things, You Gnome Me. The sentiment is from Paper Smooches, Sentiment Sampler.  I stamped the image and sentiment with black ink from memento and colored with Copic Markers. I added some accents with a white gel pen. I added some sequins from Pretty Pink Posh. The cord is from Michaels.

I also want to add this to AAA Cards 

Thanks for peeking!!!

Michelle

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Believe You Can

Hello there!

Hope you all are doing well and enjoying some fine weather! It's been gray and dreary here in New York...

The newest inspiration color palette is up at ColourQ...

My one spot color is yellow...
I used the stamp sets Pandamonium and True Friend from Mama Elephant.

  I lightly inked up some watercolor cardstock with Mustard Seed distress ink and colored the lantern with Copic Markers. I stamped the images with black ink from Memento. I used a stitched rectangle from from Lil' Inkers.

I am also playing along with  AAA Card

Hope you'll play along with at at ColourQ!

Michelle

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

February 16: Paper Sweeties February 2016 Release Rewind!

Hello there!
Alas, the last day of the Paper Sweeties February Release!!!

Today we get to mix the new release with previously released sets...
The sentiment and flowers are from Thinking of You, the vine is from Sweet Cuts, Pretty Posies, the fence is from Sweet Cuts, Home Tweet Home, my favorite Sweetie, Sophie! I just love her bob cut!!! Just before I die cut the fence, I traced the inside of the die with a white gel pen.
Sophie's outfit is from the set Sweetie Pie and lastly, the cloud is from Sweet Cuts, Let's go to the Beach.  I inked up some watercolored cardstock from Michaels with distress inks in Salty Ocean and Mowed Lawn. Than I added some splashes of water. I stamped the images with black ink from Memento and colored with Copic Markers. I added some white accents with a gel pen.

I am adding this to Just Add Ink...just add a 'V'...mine is vellum


Hope you'll hop along and visit the designers...


Thanks for taking a peek!!!

Michelle

Monday, February 15, 2016

February 15: Paper Sweeties February 2016 Release Party!

Hello there!
Welcome back to Day 3 of the Paper Sweeties February Release!!!!

Here is the newest release...available for purchase in the Sweeties Shop today!!!!



and the Planner Series Celebrate...you can check out how I used them here

Today's card feautures a wreath I made using the leaf stamp. I stamped and fussy cut several times...
And arranged them onto a die cut circle. I added three blooms to the wreath. 
I used black ink from Memento and Copic Markers to color.  Than I added some white accents with a gel pen. I finished it off with some purple twine. 

Hope you will hop along with us to check out the inspiration from the designers...


Thanks for a peek!!!

Michelle

Sunday, February 14, 2016

February 14: Paper Sweeties February 2016 Release Countdown!

Hello there Sweeties Fans!!!
Welcome back to Day 2 of the Paper Sweeties February Release!!!


Debbie created one new stamp set and coordinating die set...
Thinking of You Stamp Set
and
Sweet Cuts Thinking of You dies
How incredibly sweet are these petite blooms!!! I used black ink from Memento and Copic Markers to color. 
And how about that stitched frame?!!!! LOVE it!!!! I added some subtle color to the perimeter of the frame. The twine is from Michaels. 
Other supplies used: Stitched die is from Lil'Inker Designs, pattern paper is My Favorite Things

I am also adding this to Addicted to CAS


Hope you will hop along and check out what the design team created!!!


Thanks for stopping by for a peek!

Michelle

Saturday, February 13, 2016

February 13: Paper Sweeties February 2016 Release Sneak Peeks!

Hello there Sweeties Fans!!!!
It's Release Week and Debbie has created one of the sweetest stamp and die set...
Are you ready for Day 1!!!
The stamp set is called Thinking of you and the coordinating dies are Sweet Cuts Thinking of You...
These tiny blooms are so sweet and easy to arrange together to make a perfect boquet!!!! For this card,  I just scattered mine because I love the look of cascading flowers!

I used black ink from Memento and Copic Markers to color.  I added some white accents with a gel pen.

Hope you will hop along and check out the design team creations!!!!


I am also adding this card to Addicted to CAS


Thanks for taking a peek!!!!

Michelle


Friday, February 12, 2016

Paper Sweeties Plan Your Life Series - February 2016!

Hello there!
It's time for a new release at Paper Sweeties...Planner Series!!!

The newest Planner Series set is called Celebrate!

I combined it with previous planner sets ( Happy Icons, Winter Sentiments and Get Your Craft On...)
I made sure to highlight Valentine's Day and my daughters birthday...

Having coffee with a friend at Starbucks, getting my phone upgrade!!!

The side bar is my space to jot down all the necessary dates and events to remember!

Thanks for taking a peek!!!

Hope you will check out what the Planner Series Designers created!!!

Debbie Marcinkiewicz – Paper Sweeties
Jeri Thomas

Michelle

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

You Make my Heart All Sparkly

Hello there!
Happy Tuesday....
time for a new ColourQ challenge. Hope you play along with us!

Can you gues where I'm going with this color palette?...
Oh yeah, Vanetine's Day!
I used the set All Heart from My Favorite Things. 

I stamped the hearts and sentiment with black ink from Memento and colored them using Copic Markers. I added some white accents with a gel pen than a coat of glitter with Wink od Stella.  The gold sequins are Pretty Pink Posh.

I am also this to Sparkle and Shine Challenge

and The Card Concept...CAS design

Thanks for stopping by for a peek!!!!

Michelle

Friday, February 5, 2016

Welcome Chickie and Feeling Bubbly

Hello there!!

Hope you are all doing well!

Just stopping by to share some cards and some challenges...
Ok, so the challenge this month with Paper Smooches is to create something cute...not hard to do because just about every stamp set is sooooo stinkin' cute!
If you have any Paper Smooches stamps, play along!
And I am also playing for the Paper Smooches Guest Search for March!!!
I created the wreath using the wheat stem from Green Acres...I also used the mom and baby chic. The bow at the top of the wreath is from the set Luminous Spring. The sentiments are a mix of Chubby Chums and Word Salad.  I stamped the images with black ink from memento and colored them with Copic Markers. I added some white accents with a gel pen and scattered some sequins from Pretty Pink Posh. I used pink ink from Colorbox to stamps the bow and hearts.
The dies are from Mama Elephant...love them!!!


Next card I am using the color palette from My Favorite Things
I love this fun and romantic color palette!
To create this card I used a piece of watercolor cardstock some Copic Markers and Die-namic Wonky Stitched Circle Stax from My Favorite Things. The sentiment is MFT, Undeniable Chemistry.

I used Copics in shades Y11,R01,R22, and RV66.  Black ink is Memento.
I am also adding this to Simon Says Stamp, have a heart...my sentiment symbolizes love.



Thanks for peeking!!!!

Michelle