Tuesday, June 30, 2009

A Fabulous Friend....

I am practising my coloring with re-inkers and water pens....i need to work on shading. This cute girlie girl is called "Lattebella" and she's from Stampingbella. I just *heart* coloring these cute images! I have one more card to do, but I'm not sure I'll get the coloring done tonight or not....I might leave it and do it tomorrow on Canada Day! :)

Have a super night and thanks for poppin' on over....


Stamps: Oval All, Lattebella from Stampingbella
Ink: Timber Brown Staz On
Paper: Close to Cocoa, Chocolate Chip, Close to Cocoa DP, Whisper White
Accessories: scallop oval punch, large oval punch, Not Quite Navy re-inker, Close to Cocoa re-inker, Crushed Curry re-inker, chocolate half-pearls, dimensionals, sponge dauber

Eloise Greengrass and a Sneak Peak

Isn't she just the cuuuuutest?!? She's one of many bella stamps I needed to get dirty with ink...LOL....I have more to come tonight. You can check out the whole line of Bella's at Stampingbella.

I got the sketch layout from Little Paper Shop....

I also took this time to use my new In Colors from Stampin' Up! I *heart* this purple color they brought out (Razzleberry). I am going to be using that one A LOT! Tamie and I enjoyed the afternoon coloring our bellas and you can check out her creation HERE.

Thanks for looking and please don't forget.....TOMORROW IS THE FIRST DAY WE CAN ORDER FROM THE GORGEOUS NEW CATTY!! If you need to order stuff, you can do so by either calling me, emailing me or ordering directly off my website. HUGS!!


Stamps: Eloise Greengrass (Stampingbella)
Paper: Razzleberry, Whisper White, Crushed Curry, Razzleberry Lemonade
Ink: Staz on Black
Accessories: Razzleberry reinker, crushed curry reinker, soft suede reinker, razzleberry ribbon, nestabilities, dazzling diamonds, yellow pearls, dimensionals

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

**** DOIN' A HAPPY DANCE!! ****

My 5 boxes of catalogs arrived on my doorstep 5 minutes ago! All you PEEPS out there who are in my clubs will be receiving your copy as soon as I can bring it to ya! Anyone else want a copy? Let me know!!! :) EXCITING!!!

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Got Dirt?!

I love this quad stamp from Little Paper Shop! It's so easy to color up and perfect for those boys in your life! Thanks, Julia, for creating such a great one! My sentiment and brads are a bit crooked though...maybe it's time for bed?!? LMAO....have a great night everyone! Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Quad from Little Paper Shop, Birthday Wish (SU!)
Paper: Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, "Brilliant" series from My Mind's Eye
Ink: Black Staz On, Chocolate Chip
Accessories: paper piercer, not quite navy marker, going gray marker, close to cocoa marker, chocolate brads, dimensionals, sponge dauber

Birthday Bella

Another Stampingbella card....I am using my nestabilities today and they are so much fun! I sure have missed stamping! Life has been way too stressful and busy for me the past year....I am making an oath to myself to try and get back to creating something every week (at least) for myself! Hope you enjoy her!!

Stamps: daydreamabella from Stampingbella
Ink: staz on black
Paper: Whisper White and "Enchanting" series from My Mind's Eye
Accessories: nestabilities, riding hood red ribbon, paper piercer, markers, flower die cut, dimensionals, sponge dauber

Bella fun....

I dug out a new Stampingbella stamp today and decided to make myself a card. It's been a while since I have stamped "just cuz." So, this was the creation I came up with. I used a sketch from Blogabella and it was a lot of fun! I dug through all my stash of DP's and this is the combo I came up with. Thanks for looking!

Stamps: ampleeTUDE from Stampingbella, Teeny Tiny Wishes (SU!)
Ink: Staz On black
Paper: Whisper White, Watercolor paper, Teal, Riding Hood Red, "Enchanting" line from My Mind's Eye
Accessories: reinkers, water pen, riding hood ribbon, nestabilities, small/large oval, scallop oval, scallop edge punch, dimensionals

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Faux Quilt Card

This was a card we made at our stamp club this past weekend. It's using the Faux Quilt technique and it's so easy and looks fantastic!

Stamps: Oval All
Ink: Basic Black, Tempting Turquoise
Paper: Whisper White, Pink Flamingo DP, Basic Black
Accessories: black marker, top note die, sponge dauber, scallop oval punch, large oval punch, dimensionals, turquoise marker, 1 1/4" square punch

**** IT'S HERE!!! ****

I received my complimentary demonstrator copy of the 2009-2010 Idea Book and Catalog the other day with my order! My preorder shipment should be here ANY DAY now, so all you PEEPS out there will be getting one soon! This catalog takes the cake - the new stamp sets are nice, the in colors are amazing and there are now MARKERS for in colors!! WOOT! WOOT! I can't wait to use them.

Well, just wanted to share that your copy should be here soon! I will get them out to all my customers are soon as I get them....


Friday, June 12, 2009

Leanne did it again!!!

......She totally amazed me with her talents! Leanne is a life-long friend I've had for 30 years and she is totally hooked on stamping - and is extremely talented in the crafting world...here is the birthday card she made for me! GORGEOUS, Leanne!!! Thanks bunches xoxoxoox

Thursday, June 11, 2009

A Beautiful Card from a Wonderful Friend...

My life-long friend, Leanne, sent us this GORGEOUS Anniversary card for our 15th wedding anniversary (today)! Leanne, I absolutely LOVE this card - it's amazing! Thank you sooooo much girlie :) xoxoxoxo

Monday, June 8, 2009

My first pop-up birthday card!!!

Well, I did it!! I made one of these ADORABLE pop-up birthday cake cards...wheeee! They are a lot of fun to do. We will be making these this weekend at my stamp club. What do you think??

Stamps: On Your Birthday
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Paper: Regal Rose, Pumpkin Pie, Chocolate Chip, Sweet Always DP
Accessories: Pop-up Birthday cake die, scallop border punch, sticky strip, brown ribbon, brown half-back pearls

...more sympathy cards

These are the other 3 cards we made at my Sympathy Stamp-A-Stack on Saturday....

Stamps: Pocket Sillouettes, Thoughts & Prayers
Ink: Eggplant
Paper: Eggplant, Whisper White
Accessories: scallop border punch, eggplant ribbon, swiss dots cuttlebug folder, big shot

Stamps: Lovely as a Tree, Warmest Regards (retired)
Ink: Basic Black
Paper: Whisper White, Kraft
Accessories: sheer ribbon, black brads

Stamps: Close as a Memory
Ink: Basic Black
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Basic Gray
Accessories: black ribbon, ticket corner punch, pewter brads, Martha Stewart butterfly punch, leaves cuttlebug folder

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Artichoke and Chocolate Sympathy

This is one of 4 sympathy cards we will be making on Saturday at my Stamp-A-Stack. I have had a lot of customers ask me to host a Sympathy class because they find them difficult to make. I really enjoy the Thoughts and Prayers stamp set for sympathy cards. Hope you like it!

Stamps: Thoughts & Prayers
Paper: Chocolate chip, Always Artichoke, Sahara Sand, To the Nines DP, Very Vanilla
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Always Artichoke
Accessories: scallop square punch, 1 1/4" square punch, dimensionals, artichoke ribbon, cuttlebug folder, sponge dauber