March 31, 2015

Just Us Girls #286...Photo Inspiration Week

Hey everyone,
Today's card was created for this week's Just Us Girls challenge.  This week is Photo Challenge Week:
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I recently purchased some goodies online, and I just had to break them in.  I'm always on the lookout for flower stamps so I can use my Copic markers (plus it's something I can do during my lunch hour at work).  :)
My card:
I was inspired by all the beautiful flowers from the picture above.  When I was growing up, my mom love to decorate the living room with fresh flowers she would hand pick from our garden.  Even though she is no longer with me, her inspiration lives on.
Card Recipe:
Stamps: Stampendous Bowl Bouquet, SU! Wonderful Mother
Paper: Blending Card by X-Press It
Ink: Memento Black, Copic markers
Accessories: Pretty in Pink ribbon,
Thanks for taking a peek,

March 25, 2015

Try Stampin' on Tuesday...Yellow Flower

Hey everyone,
Today I have a quick card to share with you, made for a new-to-me card challenge called Try Stampin' on Tuesday.  This week, they have an awesome sketch, so I decided to play along.
My card:
I went with So Saffron, Soft Sky, Black and White - a pretty color combo I found on Pinterest, and one that I will use in the future.
Card Recipe
Stamps: Hero Arts Happy Mom's Day
Paper: Whisper White, Soft Sky, So Saffron, Patterned Paper from DCWV Dots
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: SU! Original Blossom Party Die, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Pearl
Also sharing at Classy Cards 'n Such Challenge - Fancy Pearls!
Thanks for visiting me today,

March 22, 2015

Colour Me 63

Hey everyone,
Colour Me has put together a lovely color combo for this week's challenge, so I just had to play along:
I followed this awesome sketch I found on Pinterest: 
My card:
I happened to have the Stippled Blossoms stamp set on my desk, so I decided to create another card using this pretty flower.
Card Recipe:
Stamps: SU! Stippled Blossoms, SU! Wonderful Mother (retired)
Paper: Whisper White, Marina Mist, Sahara Sand, Parisian Breeze DSP
Ink: Early Espresso
Accessories: Very Vanilla seam binding, small pearls
Thanks so much for stopping by,

March 15, 2015

PP236.. Clean and Simple Card

Hi everyone,
Today, I am sharing a  clean and simple card I made following The Paper Players Challenge.
I once again went with another Mother's Day card.  These are definitely my favorite cards to make. 
Card Recipe:
Stamps: SU! Wonderful Mother, SU! Flower Shop
Paper: Whisper White, Gumball Green
Ink: Real Red, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie
Accessories: Framed Tulip Embossing Folder, Bird Punch (for the leaves), Sequins, Pearls
Thanks for taking a peek,
March 13, 2015

HSS207...Lovely Colors

Hi everyone,
I had some time this week to play along with the current Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge.  Such a pretty color combo, don't you think?
I couldn't resist but to create another Mother's Day card.  I found the perfect sketch on Pinterest:

My card:
I really like how my card turned out.  And I even enjoyed all the fussy cutting of the flowers and leaves. 
Card Recipe:
Stamps:  SU! Wonderful Mother. SU! Stippled Blossoms
Paper: Whisper White, Blushing Bride, others are from my stash
Ink: Basic Black, Blackberry Bliss, Wild Wasabi
Accessories: MFT Die-namics Stitched Scallop Edges, MFT Die-namics Fishtail Flags Layers Stax, Pearls
Thanks for stopping by,
March 4, 2015

SUO Challenge #117 ... Yummy Ice-Cream

Hi Everyone,
I'm popping in very quickly to share my SUO  card for this week.  It's all about cards for teens.
This card is for my daughter's friend.  I know all teens love sweet treats (I know I do!).  I decided to go with a clean and simple card to highlight the triple flavored ice cream cone.
Card Recipe:
Stamps: SU! Sale-A-Bration Big Day
Paper: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Chocolate Chip, Pink Pirouette, Very Vanilla, Real Red
Ink: Early Espresso
Tools: Cupcake Builder, Petite Pennants Builder, Square Lattice embossing folder
Accessories: Blushing Bride Baker's Twine
Thanks for coming by,


HSS Sketch Challenge...Early Mother's Day Card

Hi Everyone,
I'm here to share a card I made inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments Sketch Challenge.  I know it's a bit early, but I want to get a head start on Mother's Day cards. 
My card:
I've seen lots of beautiful cards on Pinterest using Black and Calypso Coral color combo, so I wanted to give it a whirl.
Card Recipe:
Stamps: SU! Flower Shop, SU! Wonderful Mother (retired)
Paper: Whisper White, Calypso Coral, Basic Grey, Basic Black
Ink:  Basic Black
Tools: Scallop Trim Border
Accessories: Calypso Coral Seam Binding Ribbon, Black and White Baker's Twine, Pearl, Black and White Washi Tape
Thanks for stopping by today,