December 17, 2016

FMS267...Birthday Greetings

Hi Everyone,
I managed to squeeze a card for this week's Freshly Made Sketches Challenge: 

My card:
Thanks for stopping by,

Paper: Basic Black, Smokey Slate, Whisper White, Crushed Curry, Tangerine Tango (SU!); 
Stamps: Wetlands (SU!);
Ink: Basic Black (SU!);
Tools & Accessories: Original Blossom Party Die (SU!), Citrus Leaves (Memory Box), Washi Tape (Recollections)




December 5, 2016

House of Cards..Christmas Suit

Hi everyone,
I have a card to share for this month's House of Cards Challenge.  
My card:
This suit reminds me something my Grandpa would wear, along with a Santa hat.  He loved Christmas!
Thanks for visiting my blog today,


Paper: All from my stash
Tools & Accessories: MFT Suite and Tie Die

November 29, 2016

PP323.. Fabulous Florets

Hey everyone,
Popping in quickly to share a card using the sketch at The Paper Players Challenge: 
And the colors are from Pinterest, however, I don't have Delightful Dijon, so I substituted with Crushed Curry. 
                                                 Mixing color is a passion for me on my card making & paper crafting blog, These beautiful Stampin’ Up! color ideas inspire crafts, home decor, fashion & more.:
Here's what I came up with:

 Have a great week!
Paper: Whisper White, Early Espresso, Pool Party, I Am Me DSP (SU!);
Stamps: Fabulous Florets, Petite Pairs (SU!);
Ink: Crushed Curry, Pool Party, Sweet Sugarplum, Early Espresso (SU!);
Tools & Accessories: Oval Punches (SU!), Rectangle Dies (Spellbinders); Fishtail Flags, Royal Leaves (MFT).
November 18, 2016

CARDZ TV ... Anything Goes

Hi everyone,
I am stopping in with a quick post today.  I have a card to share for this week's Cardz TV challenge.  This is a new-to-me challenge that I stumbled upon.  I am on a roll right now with kid's birthday cards, so this was perfect.
Paper: All card stock from my stash;
Stamps: Computer Generated;
Tools & Accessories: Ole Cricut Cartridge, Birthday Bash Cricut Cartridge, Oval Punches, Stickers (Mrs. Grossmans)
Thanks for the visit,

October 28, 2016

TMR#47.. Boy's Birthday Card

Hi everyone,
Popping in here quickly with a card I made for this week's The Male Room challenge.  They have a fabulous color combo:

Here's what I came up with:

It's a simple, but fun birthday card.  This is going to my next door neighbor who is celebrating a birthday next week.  I hope he likes it.

Thanks for popping in today,

Paper: My scrap box provided all of the paper
Stamps: Itty Bitty Banner (SU!);
Ink: Early Espresso (SU!);
Tools and Accessories: Washi Tape (Michael's); Beep Beep Cartridge; Birthday Bash Cartridge

October 8, 2016

CFC158..{Friend to Friend}

Happy Saturday,
CAS-ual Fridays has a fabulous challenge that I couldn't wait to play along with this weekend.  You need to make a card using 8 of something.  And since this month is Breast Cancer Awareness, I knew exactly what I wanted to create.
Here's my card:

Also sharing: CASology - Cue Word: Support 
Thanks for stopping by,
Paper: Whisper White, Blushing Bride (SU!), pink card stock (for the symbol);
Stamps: Teeny Tiny  Wishes (SU!);
Ink: Early Espresso (SU!);
Tools & Accessories: Forever Young Cricut Cartridge (bra), Pink Journey Cricut Cartridge (breast cancer symbol), Rhinestones

September 29, 2016

Thank You Card...

Hi there,
I'm playing along with a couple of challenges today: Global Design Project, SUO Challenges (Thanks/Thanksgiving) and SIP Challenge.


I'm using an oldie but goodie stamp set from SU! called You're My Type.  I always seem to use this one for thank you cards,  :)
Thanks for stopping by,
Paper:  Whisper White, Soft Sky, Typeset Specialty DSP (SU!);
Stamps: You're My Type (SU!);
Ink: Basic Black (SU!);
Tools & Accessories: Soft Sky Seam Binding Ribbon, Pop-Up Glue Dots (SU!)


September 17, 2016

FMS254...I'm here for you..

Hey everyone,
Popping in here to share a card I made using the sketch this week at Freshly Made Sketches. 

I created another simple card, but I did have a hard time photographing it, and I don't know why..Ugh!
 Thanks for stopping by.. enjoy your weekend!

Paper: Whisper White, Tempting Turquoise, Crushed Curry, Sweet Pea DSP (SU!);
Stamps: Petite Pairs (SU!);
Ink: Early Espresso (SU!);
Tools & Accessories: Originals Blossom Party Die (SU!)
September 14, 2016

HSS246... Birthday Wishes

Hi everyone,
Today I am sharing a card I made using the color combo at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

My card:
I created a very simple card.  I used Flirty Flamingo for the card base and for the backdrop of the sentiment.  I then used Sweet Sugarplum and Dapper Denim for the pretty flowers.
Also sharing: Seize the Birthday - Anything Goes Birthday
Thanks for taking a peek,

Paper: Whisper White, Flirty Flamingo (SU!);
Stamps: Petite Pairs, Petite Petals (SU!);
Ink: Early Espresso, Sweet Sugarplum, Dapper Denim (SU!);
Tools and Accessories: Rhinestones, circle punches, Bigz Lattice (SU!)
August 4, 2016

PCC205...Because I Care

Hey everyone,
Today I am sharing a card I made using the sketch this week at Paper Craft Crew and House of Cards August challenge:

Welcome to the Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge 205 hosted by Pam Staples, SunnyGirlScraps.  #papercraftcrew #sunnygirlscraps #challengeblog #papercrafts  Play along at #papercraftcrew #sketch
Create a card using twine or colors.  I chose twine.
Here's my card:

Thanks for stopping by,

Paper: Whisper White, Wisteria Wonder, Pocketful of Posies DSP (SU!)
Stamps: Because I Care, Best of Flowers (SU!)
Ink:Basic Black, Perfect Plum, Wild Wasabi (SU!)
Tools and Accessories: Doily, Pearls (Michaels); Wisteria Wonder Twine, Dimensionals (SU!), Circle Nesties (Spellbinders); Fishtails Flags (MFT)
July 19, 2016

GDP045...Birthday Greetings

Hey everyone,
One of the cards I made this week is for the gorgeous color challenge over at Global Design Project.
Here's what I came up with:
I used an oldie but goodie stamp set for the leaves called Build a Blossom - it's from SU!  It was one of my very first stamps I ever purchased. 
Also sharing: Seize the Birthday - "Anything Goes" Birthday
Thanks for stopping by,
Paper: Whisper White (SU!)
Stamps: Build a Blossom, Simple Stems, Wetlands (SU!)
Ink: Early Espresso, Melon Mambo, Smokey Slate (SU!)
Tools & Accessories: Gold Metallic Thread (SU!); Stamp-a-ma-jig; Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh), Washi-Tape


July 12, 2016

PP303..Thinking of You

Hey everyone,
The challenge at The Paper Players this week is to create a project using the following colors:

Here's my card:
I used a new stamp set called Petite Petals, which I thought was perfect to embellish my sentiment. Love those little flowers.
Also sharing: IBS - Customer Gallery
Thanks for stopping by,

Paper: Whisper White, Sweet Pea DSP (SU!)
Stamps: Petite Petals, Summer Silhouettes - for the petals (SU!); Small Fancy Labels 18 (IBS)
Ink: Early Espresso, Mint Macaron, Sweet Sugarplum (SU!)
Tools and Accessories: Pearls, Circle Spellbinders

June 29, 2016

Hand Stamped Sentiments...Praying for You

Hey everyone,
My card features the fabulous sketch from Hand Stamped Sentiments: 
My card:
I haven't had time to play along with any challenges lately - with high school graduations, a bridal shower, a wedding and special card/banner orders, it's just been so hard.  Fingers crossed that I'll have more time in the coming weeks.
Also linking:  The Paper Girls Challenge-  Use your scraps (that's exactly what I did).
Thanks for coming by for a visit,
Paper:  Unknown - all are scraps.
Stamps: Thoughts & Prayers, Cross of Hope (SU!)
Ink: Early Espresso, Soft Sky (SU!)
Tools & Accessories: Fishtail Flags (MFT); Stamp-a-ma-jig, flower punch (SU!)
May 31, 2016

Fantabulous Challenge - Kitty Card

Hey everyone,
Today I am sharing a card I made using this week's Pet Challenge over at Fantabulous Cricut Challenge
Here's my card:
I CASE'd (copy and share everything) from myself.  Ha!  A couple of weeks ago, I created this CARD, and I really loved how it turned out, so I decided to make a kitty card.  I used the Create a Critter for both kitty and the balloon.
Thanks for stopping by,

May 19, 2016

Fantabulous Cricut Challenge - Hello Kitty

It's been awhile I don't post anything.. I've been very busy, but I did make some time today to create this sweet card for this week's Fantabulous Cricut Cartridge - it's all about Things with Wings.
Here's my card:
One of my favorite cartridges is Hello Kitty.  It's been a LONG time I don't use it, so it was nice to give it some love.
Thanks for stopping by,

April 6, 2016

PP289 ... Hey Cowgirl!

Happy Wednesday,
Today I am sharing a fun card I made using this week's Western theme over at  The Paper Players 
Here's what I came up with:
Since I don't have any "western" stamps, I used a Cricut Cartridge called Country Fair, which I thought was perfect for this challenge.  I decided to make a cowgirl card, using some scraps of card stock from my stash. 
Paper: Whisper White (SU!), the rest are from my stash
Tools: Star Punch (Creative Memories), Stitched Scallop Edges (MFT), Blueprints 20 (MFT)
Other: Country Fair (Cricut),  Rhinestones, Foam Mounts (SU!)
Thanks for coming by,


March 13, 2016

House of Cards & PP286..Happy Birthday

I'm combining 2 challenges for my card tonight - a Silhouette Challenge over at House of Cards, and a fun color combo at the The Paper Players. 
I CASE'd this sweet card I found on Pinterest.  I changed it a bit to make it my own. 
It's a bit hard to see, but I added some Calypso Coral card stock to the collar - the rhinestones are covering it. 
Also sharing: Seize the Birthday.
Thanks for coming by,

Paper: Whisper White (SU!), Calypso Coral (SU!), The Birthday Wishes Stack (DCWV)
Stamps: Vintage Frames (IBS)
Ink: Early Espresso (SU!)
Tools: Stamp-a-ma-jig, Stampin' Dimensionals, Calypso Coral Baker's Twine (SU!), Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh), Nate's ABC's (Cricut), Create a Critter (Cricut)

March 1, 2016

Connie Can Crop...Disney Card

Just a quick card today for this month's Connie Can Crop Challenge - It's Anything Goes Month!
My card:
I've been very busy using my Cricut for some special orders, but I wanted to take a quick break and create something girly. 
Thanks for stopping by,

Paper:  Whisper White (SU!), Indian Summer (GCD Studios)
Other: Dreams Come True (Cricut Cartridge), Blueprints 20 (MFT)