Thursday, September 30, 2010

4 Crafty Chicks' Challenge #5 and a Happy Birthday to Colour Q

Good morning! I hope the sun is shining in your neck of the woods - it has sure been nice to see here in ours...we have had such a rainy, cold summer here in central Alberta - we are welcoming these 20C temps with much happiness!

Today I am bringing you a wonderful creation I "whipped up" for 2 challenges:

* 4 Crafty Chicks is at it's 5th Challenge already, and since it's the last Thursday of the month, that means it's the "Crazy Egg" challenge and there is a wonderful prize being offered by our wonderful Leanne! The challenge this week is to use a "CHICK" (bird) somewhere on our creations.....

* it's ColourQ's first birthday! They are celebrating BIG TIME and this week they issued a double-whammy! We needed to use the sketch provided AND pick our fav color combo from the past here we go.....'s the color combo that really grabbed my eye:

and here's my card using a bird, the sketch, and the awesome color combo:

Stamps: Elements of Style, It's Your Birthday; Paper: Basic Black, Poppy Parade, Bashful Blue, Whisper White, Nursery Suite DP; Ink: Versafine Black, Basic Black, Poppy Parade; Accessories: clear blocks, nestabilities, vintage wallpaper and perfect dots embossing folders, dimensionals, markers, pearls
Be sure to check out the rest of the DT's blogs (on the right) for more "chicky" creations :) And also, if you have some free time, be sure to whip up a couple creations for both these awesome challenges! Take care and happy stamping!

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

I Won at Color Dare!

OMGOSH, I am so pumped! My good friend, Tamie, called me about 10 mins. ago and told me that I was the Featured Stamper over at Color Dare for THIS card!

Thank you was a lot of fun using those colors and I can't wait to play more challenges with you!

The Secret is Out....Stampin' Royalty Guest Designer

Yep, I was keeping a secret! LOL...and today, I can tell you ALL the secret....I was chosen to be a Guest Designer for Stampin Royalty for this week's sketch challenge! When Sandra emailed me, I was crazy-silly with excitement - it was like a Hollywood celebrity was emailing me :) I accepted with great honor and the sketch they have this week is AMAZING!

I really like using the Northern Flurry embossing folder for quick, easy cards as it gives you that ready-made background. I embossed the church/tree scene and sponged the edges of my oval to give it a softer look....I hope you enjoy it!

Stamps: A Wish for Peace; Perfect Punches; Ink: Basic Black, Versafine Black; Paper: Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Basic Black; Accessories: Northern Flurry embossing folder, clear embossing powder, black brads, dimensionals, black and cherry markers, scallop circle punch, black satin ribbon, big shot, Oval scallop frame Bigz die, sponge dauber

Be sure to go on over to Stampin' Royalty and join in on this week's challenge. Don't forget to visit the rest of the DT for some extra-added inspiration! They are an amazing group of talented ladies and I thoroughly enjoy participating in their weekly challenges! Thanks again, Stampin Royalty, for letting me play among the QUEENS as Guest Designer this week! It was a lot of fun!!

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

A Couple Christmas Cards...

I thought I would show you a couple more I made today with my new set, Come to Bethlehem, from the new Idea Book & Catty...and some super fine glitter and sugar beads (2nd card)...

I started by stamping the image on Whisper White cardstock with Versafine Vintage Sepia....Then I cut out a piece of Sookwang adhesive sheet that was a bit larger than my stamped image. I peeled one side of the adhesive off and placed the image face down onto the sticky side. Using a craft knife, I carefully trimmed around the image and then peeled off the other protective paper, revealing the other sticky side. I placed it face down in a tray of Sugar Beads (the first card was done using transparent glitter) and moved it around to ensure that the image was fully covered. I matted the image on some Chocolate Chip cardstock and adhered it to my card base... and WALAAA! Instant beautiful!!!
Now, just so that all you SU Demo's know...I *did* try to use our adhesive sheets that are being sold in the Mini, and it {does} work, but the beads/glitter will rub off :( The Sookwang sticky paper is ULTRA STICKY so it does work better...
Thanks for stoppin' in tonight - be sure to hop on back in the morning - I have a secret I will share!!!! :)

Monday, September 27, 2010

I'm an Artist Pick for Hand Stamped Sentiments!!

I just wanted to throw out a huge "THANK YOU" to the wonderful ladies at Hand Stamped Sentiments for chosing THIS card for one of their top 3 Artists Picks for last week's sketch challenge! This particular sketch was a lot of fun to make a card for and I will definitely be playing along with more of their challenges - you should too!!! Can't wait to see you there!

Thanks again ladies!

Micro Bead Magic #2

I was a *tad* excited about these cards so my good PEEP, Melissa, and I ran to our local scrapbook store/drug store and bought a few supplies to make MORE! LOL...I whipped one up this afternoon and wanted to show ya....

I am entering my card in the following challenges:

Cards for Men - Autumn
Alphabet Challenge Blog - v is for vintage
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Birthdays

Stamps: It's Your Birthday, Thomas Kinkade fishing stamp; Paper: Early Espresso, Whisper White; Ink: Early Espresso, Vintage Sepia Versafine; Accessories: sugar beads, sookwang sticky paper

Whatchya think?!?

Thanks for stoppin *might* see me later....*wink*

SPCC - CC#67 Meets Sarah Kay

Welcome back! This is my 2nd post for the day so for more "goodies and challenges" please scroll down! :)

The temp's here in central Alberta have been absolutely PHENOMENAL! The average has been around 21C so that's super is no exception with scheduled temp's being around 24C! The rich, vibrant colors of FALL are gorgeous right now - I think I will take some pic's today and maybe do a scrapbook page of them :)

Anyhew - enough rambling - you want another color challenge don'tchya!?! Well, Samantha from Scrapmaster's Paradise has a delicious one this week. When I first saw this combo, I was thinking "male or boy" card, but that's not where I went LOL....A friend of mine gave me a Sarah Kay stamp and ohhhh did I have *fun* coloring her!

I hopped on over to Pals Paper Arts and found the PERFECT sketch for me to use for my project...

and here is my card using all challenges (I turned my sketch):

Stamps: Sarah Kay; Paper: River Rock, Night of Navy, Marina Mist, Whisper White; Ink: Momento Black, Night of Navy; Accessories: square lattice and perfect dots embossing folders, circle punches, navy ribbon, markers, pearls, top note bigz die, scallop trim punch, dimensionals

My card also qualifiies for the following challenges this morning:

Pile it On! - "cute and charming," Anything Goes - "cute," Charisma Cardz - "anything goes," A Spoon Full of Sugar - "anything goes," Stamp Insanity - "embossing"

Thanks for stopping in! Make sure you check out the other Color Diva's blogs on my righthand sidebar for more GORGEOUS creations, then link your creation back to the SPCC blog for your chance to win this week's prize! Thanks for stoppin' in this morning! Happy crafting!

PPC #32 - Season of Friendship *seriously* where IS the time going? I was just here announcing last week's wonderful color combo and POOF! it's now Monday again and we're back for another PPC color challenge! Megan outdid herself this week...I really enjoy's my fav time of the year (well, shhhh...don't tell anyone, but *really* winter is my fav - giggle, snort!) and I can't get enough of all the rich, vibrant colors we have floatin around blog land these days!

Stamps: Season of Friendship; Paper: Cajun Craze, More Mustard, Pear Pizazz DP, Vanilla; Ink: Early Espresso, Pear Pizazz, Cajun Craze, More Mustard; Accessories: Espresso satin ribbon, sewing machine, thread

My card qualifies for the following challenges:

Baby Bud Designs - "Fall/Halloween," Meljen's Designs - "Autumn," Creative Card Crew - "Autumn/Fall," Stamp Something - "Autumn/Fall,"

Be sure to check out all the DT's blogs on the righthand side bar for more gorgeous inspiration...and trust me - you *WON'T* want to miss them!

Thanks for poppin' in ... stay tuned for the SPCC color combo comin' up shortly.....:)

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Micro Bead M-A-G-I-C!!! our stamping club, we each take turns providing a card &/or card front for each of the members in the club. Loretta came up with a suuuuweeeeeeeet card today! This stamp is a Thomas Kinkade and we used Sookwang sticky paper on the front to adhere super tiny glass micro beads!!! I'm not sure if you can really "tell" in my photo, but maybe if you click on it and get a bigger view, you will see them....

OMGOSH! I have never mucked with micro beads and let me just tell ya - I was in AWE! I will definitely be getting some clear ones and doing some Christmas cards with the Wish for Peace set and maybe the Lovely as A Tree set....the possibilities are endless! And...instead of the Sookwang sticky paper, I'm gonna give our adhesive sheets a shot (from the Mini) and see if they work....Ha!!!

Thanks for stopping in and thank YOU, Loretta, for such an awesome demonstration! :)

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Stamp Club - September Calendar Page

Good evening PEEPS!

This is the September page we are going to be making tomorrow at our Stamp Club. It is for a 12 x 12 perpetual "pocket" calendar that the girls can keep their cards in for each month. I spritzed the leaves with Smooch spray - LOVE that stuff! You might have to click on the photo to get an upclose of the detail...I am not quite done the bottom half, so that will be posted tomorrow sometime after the club....

This scrapbook page also qualifies for the following challenges:

Baby Bud Designs - Autumn; Stampin' Sisters in Christ - use FALL colors; Paper Sundaes - Fabulous Fall; Meljen's Designs - Autumn colors; Creative Card Crew - Autumn/Fall; Paper Playtime - Autumn; Stamp Something - Fall colors

I am all packed up and ready for the club tomorrow, so I am signing off for the night and gonna go curl up in bed and read my book....night!

Stamp Club - Card #2 - Gratitude

Happy Saturday!

This is card #2 we will be making tomorrow at my Stamping Club. I think I have fallen in {love} with a new stamp are probably thinking "that one AGAIN?!?" Yep, again! I love it! And it's perfect for coloring up with FALL colors :) I know the lades will enjoy this one tomorrow....I CASE'd the card from the Holiday Mini - and just put a few of my own "tweaks" on it...

Stamps: A Day of Gratitude; Paper: Cajun Craze, Old Olive, More Mustard DP, Whisper White; Ink: Early Espresso, More Mustard; Accessories: markers (old olive, espresso, more mustard, cajun craze), dimensionals, linen thread, scallop trim punch, sponge daubers, brad

This card also qualifies for the following challenges:

Stamp Something - Something With Fall Colors; Paper Sundaes - Fabulous Fall; Baby Bud Designs - Fall/Halloween; Pile It On! - Red, Yellow, Green and Brown; Stampin' Sisters in Christ - use Fall colors; Meljen's Designs - Autumn Colors; Creative Card Crew - Autumn or Fall; Paper Playtime - Autumn; A Spoonful of Sugar - Anything Goes; Charisma Cardz Challenges - Anything Goes;

Thanks for stoppin' in this morning - I'm off to start packing up all our stamping goodies we'll need for tomorrow's class...I have a few more projects to show you, so make sure you pop back in later! Enjoy your weekend!

Friday, September 24, 2010

Stamp Club - Perpetual Calendar Page (August)

Hello again :)

These are the August pages we will be creating on Sunday. They are for our 12 x 12 perpetual "pocket" calendar that we have been making since January. When the girls are done theirs, they can either keep it for themselves, or give it away as a beautiful gift!

Be sure to stop in again this evening...I might have another post for ya! I'm off to get the kids ready for gymnastics/trampoline club. Ciao!

Stamp Club Card #1 - Bleaching Technique

Happy Friday!

The sun is out in all it's bright glory this morning - yeehaw! It's been such a long time since we've seen him, it sure is nice to see :) I am hosting my Stamp Club this Sunday (after taking the summer off) and I thought I would post the projects we will be working on. Watch for more posts throughout the day and tomorrow!

I CASE'd this card from Gina K over at Stamp TV. It's the "bleaching technique" and it is FUN! I have yet to try different papers to see what colors they change, but since it *is* FALL, I wanted to try the new, rich and vibrant, Cherry Cobbler. It turns it a nice orange/yellow color - love it! Thanks to Gina over at Stamp TV for this wonderful card, I know my ladies will love making it!

Stamps: Autumn Harvest, All Year Cheer (retired); Paper: Crumb Cake, Basic Black, Cherry Cobbler; Ink: Versafine Black; Accessories: clear embossing powder, heat gun, watercolor pen, bleach, perfect dots embossing folder

My card qualifies for Paper Sundaes "Fabulous Fall" theme and Creative Card Crew "Fall or Autumn" theme...

This card would also fit right in with 4 Crafty Chicks' "FALL" challenge over at their blog - go check 'em out and be sure to link up YOUR creation using FALL....ciao!

Thursday, September 23, 2010

4 Crafty Chicks Challenge #4 - Day of Gratitude

Good morning my crafting PEEPS! Can you believe another week has gone by and it's time for another 4 Crafty Chicks challenge?!? Where is the time going?! Before you know it, that white stuff will be here and we'll be wrapping....oh...what?! You don't want to hear that yet? Ok..ok...I won't be mean...*giggle*
This week's theme challenge is being hosted by ME! I chose the theme, FALL, because I love the rich, vibrant, warm colors....
My card is an original made without a sketch/color challenge this week, however, it does qualify for the Crafty Creations - "falling leaves" challenge this week.
Here is my card and I cannot *wait* to see all the gorgeous creations that will come this week using this theme!

Stamps: Day of Gratitude; Paper: Cajun Craze, Early Espresso, Very Vanilla, Autumn Spice DP; Ink: Early Espresso, Old Olive, More Mustard, Cajun Craze; Accessories: acrylic blocks, sponge dauber, olive brad, scissors, espresso satin ribbon, dimensionals, decorative label punch

Please check out the rest of the Chicks' blogs .... links are on the right-hand sidebar. They did such beautiful cards this week - thanks ladies!! Happy stamping!!

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

The Color Dare meets Hand Stamped Sentiments

Happy Wednesday everyone...this week over at The Color Dare, they have a very interesting color palette for us to work with! Tempting Turquoise, Pumpkin Pie, Poppy Parade and Not Quite Navy....I decided to give Hand Stamped Sentiments (a new-to-me challenge site) a go with this week's sketch layout and I think you will agree that my card turned out rather nice...I am really liking how it turned out (I was a bit worried with the colors)....

Stamps: Thoughts & Prayers, Teeny Tiny Wishes; Paper: Whisper White, Not Quite Navy, Tempting Turquoise, Poppy Parade; Ink: none; Accessories: markers, scallop oval punch, oval punches, pumpkin ribbon, square lattice and finial press embossing folders, dimensionals, linen thread, eyelet border punch, pumpkin brads
Thank you so much for stopping in this afternoon! Take care!

Monday, September 20, 2010

OMGOSH! I'm a colourQueen Courtier!!

Thank you, thank you, thank you to all the wonderful gals over at Colour Q challenge blog for choosing THIS card as one of your colourQueen courtiers this week! I am so tickled! I love your color challenges each week and I try really hard to play along...and these colors made it SOOOO easy - they are some of my fav's!
Thanks again Arielle and the Royal Court!!!!

SPCC #66 meets Crazy 4 Challenges....

Hi again from a rainy, dreary, gloomy central Alberta....if you are looking for my Picture Perfect Creations post, please scroll down :)
Samantha from Scrapmaster's Paradise has given us a very rich, gorgeous color combo this week and I really enjoyed creating my card using them:

I decided to use a sketch from Crazy 4 Challenges and my card also qualifies for Your Next Stamp Challenge's "give thanks" challenge this week....

Stamps: Day of Gratitude; Paper: Whisper White, Cajun Craze, Marina Mist, Wild Wasabi DP; Ink: Cajun Craze; Accessories: markers, white ribbon, eyelet border punch, pearls, dimensionals, vintage wallpaper folder
Be sure to hop on over to the rest of the Color DIVA's blogs (on the righthand sidebar) so you can enjoy more yummy samples using these gorgeous colors! Happy creating!

Circle Circus with Picture Perfect Creations - CC#31

Happy Monday! Are you ready for another "step-out-of-your-box" color challenge from Picture Perfect Creations? Megan had me stumped, I must admit....this one took some work but I think it turned out pretty good!

Stamps: Circle Circus; Paper: Perfect Plum, Riding Hood Red, River Rock, Whisper White; Ink: River Rock, Rose Red, Riding Hood Red and Perfect Plum; Accessories: Riding Hood Red ribbon, marker, scallop edge punch, dimensionals, circle punches
My faux stitching on my card also qualifies for the "stitching" challenges being held at Stampin' Royalty and Sweet Stampin Challenge Blog this week...
Thanks for stopping in this morning! Be sure to check out the rest of the DT's links on my righthand sidebar for more inspiration using this week's colors. I'm very excited to see what y'all come up with for this one...happy crafting!!

Saturday, September 18, 2010

A Saturday 3-in-1 Sympathy

Good afternoon! Are you having a good weekend so far? I am busy doing tons of laundry today so I figured I would sit in between loads and make a couple cards :) The sun *was* out in full force this morning, however, it looks as if he has gone for a nap or something. It's quite dreary and dull out again...oh well, good day for coffee, candles and STAMPS!!!

I am really enjoying the sketch challenges from The Sweet Stop Sketch Challenge blog and I decided I wanted to get some Sympathy cards done up in advance to sell at the store or to have on can never have too many of those.

Now, I know this stamp set that I am about to show you is not a SU set, but it is one of my favorite sets for Sympathy cards and I am *really* happy with how this one turned out, so I'm displaying it here.

I am also entering this card into Stampin' Royalty's challenge this week of "stitching." I faux stitched on this card, so I am hoping it will still qualify! The challenge over at Cute Card Thursday is to have a bird somewhere on your project - and that I have.

Stamps: Forever In Our Hearts (Verve); Paper: Whisper White, More Mustard, Cherry Cobbler, Early Espresso, More Mustard DP, Cherry Cobbler DP; Ink: Early Espresso; Accessories: nestabilities, dimensionals, paper piercer, pearls, espresso satin ribbon, perfect dots embossing folder, marker for faux stitching

Thanks for popping in today on this dull, dreary Saturday afternoon...I hope you are finding time to sit, have a scrumptious coffee (or other yummy beverage) and CRAFT! Don't forget to hop on over to 4 Crafty Chicks and link up your creation for this week's have 3 days left!

Thursday, September 16, 2010

4 Crafty Chicks Challenge #3 - Embossing!

Welcome back!
The 4 Crafty Chicks are sending out their 3rd challenge this week and our "hostess-with-the-mostess," Tamie, is giving us a technique to play with :) She has asked us to use "embossing" (either dry or heat) on our projects this week. Easy peesy, right?!? It's probably my NUMERO UNO fav on with my details....
I was blog surfin' looking for just the "perfect" color combo and I came across this absolutely {DELISH} combo over at Colour Q Challenge Blog and paired it up with a fun sketch from The Sweet Stop Sketch Challenge Blog....

I flipped the sketch to fit my image that I had stamped, and used the Perfect Dots embossing folder on the green layer, then the Vintage Wallpaper embossing folder on the cherry layer (you might have to click on the photo to see it better).

Stamps: Good Neighbors, Well Scripted; Paper: Early Espresso, Pear Pizazz, Cherry Cobbler, Peach Parfait DP, Whisper White; Ink: Cherry Cobbler, Pear Pizazz, Peach Parfait, Early Espresso; Accessories: clear block, pearls, embossing folders (perfect dots and vintage wallpaper), EE satin ribbon, flowers, white brad, pop up glue dot, dimensionals

Be sure to check out the rest of the CHICKS' blogs on the right-hand sidebar for more embossing inspiration! Thanks for stopping in this morning! Happy crafting!

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Stacey's Curtain Call Act#47 - Male Birthday

Good morning!

I thought I would get a quick card made this morning before I get the kids up for school....I hopped on over to Stacey's Curtain Call and saw an awesome "man" challenge :) Love those colors, Stacey! I might even try to make another one tonight!

Stamps: Lovely As a Tree, Well Scripted; Paper: Always Artichoke, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso and Whisper White; Ink: Crumb Cake, Always Artichoke and Early Espresso; Accessories: Early Espresso ribbon, pearls
Thanks for poppin' in this morning! Don't forget about the challenge over at 4 Crafty Chicks! You have until midnight tonight (MST) to get 'er done! Ciao!

Monday, September 13, 2010

SPCC #65 meets Tuesday Morning Sketches

Hey everyone!

Thanks for stoppin' in this afternoon for another super-dooper color challenge from Samantha at Scrapmaster's Paradise! I had a ton of fun coloring my image for this challenge and you'll see why in a minute....I came across a new-to-me challenge blog called Tuesday Morning Sketches and they had a fabulous sketch from last week, that I used with my cute image (I missed their deadline by one day BOO!) are all the juicy details:

my card using both challenges...isn't she just the CUTEST?!?

And she's having soooo much fun :) I love it!

Stamps: Pure Innocence; Paper: Night of Navy, Perfect Plum, Pear Pizazz, Whisper White; Ink: Versafine Onyx Black; Accessories: Elegant Lines embossing folder, markers, white organza ribbon, trio flower punch, pearls, dimensionals

Would you like to see more wonderful creations using these delicious colors? Be sure to click on the SPCC Color Diva's links on my right-hand sidebar! Thanks for stopping in today and I cannot *wait* to see what you come up this week for our challenge over at SPCC! "Wheeee!"

PPC - CC#30 and DCBC #193 - Sympathy Card

It's time again for a wonderful color challenge from Picture Perfect Creations....Megan picked a great trio for this week, don'tchya think?! When I laid them out on my craft table, the first thing that screamed out to me was "BOY COLORS!" However, that is not were I went with my creation...last Thursday evening, I got a phone call from a very distraught friend of mine who had just lost a wonderful friend to a plane crash and I *knew* right then and there, I was making a sympathy card. The colors are perfect for it.

I combined my colors with the gorgeous, simple sketch from Diva Coffee Break Designs Blog:

...and here is my sympathy card using both challenges:

Stamps: Forever in Our Hearts (Verve); Paper: Early Espresso, Pear Pizazz, Bashful Blue, Whisper White, Pear Pizazz DP; Ink: Pear Pizazz, Early Espresso, Bashful Blue; Accessories: nestabilities, paper piercer, pearls, scallop trim border punch, dimensionals, flowers, boho blossoms punch, elegant lines embossing folder

Please be sure to check out all the wonderful inspiration the rest of the DT has left for you on their blogs - links are on the right-hand sidebar. Be sure to join us and link your creation back on the PPC Challenge site HERE! I can't wait to see what all you come up with! Happy crafting!

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Video from Stampin' Up! - How to Use the Letterpress Plates

Happy Sunday everyone!

I have had customers ask me "how do we use the Letterpress plates?" so I thought I would share this video with you directly from Stampin' Up!

Letterpress Plates can be ordered online on my SU Website (HERE) using the following numbers:

Trick or Treat 120980
Lots of Love 120983
Joyful Season 120981
Northern Trim 120982

Thanks for stopping by today and remember to does a body good!

Thursday, September 9, 2010

4 Crafty Chicks....4 Colors!

Welcome back for another installment of crafting FUN from the 4 Crafty Chicks! This week's challenge "Hostess-with-the-mostess" is Melissa, and she chose a bright, cheery color combo for all of us to play with!

I went on a search for "just the right sketch" to go along with my stamp set that I chose and I finally found it over at Inspirational Card Sketches:

...and here's what I came up with using both challenges:

Stamps: Party This Way, Crazy for Cupcakes, Itty Bitty Bits; Paper: Whisper White, Tempting Turquoise, Melon Mambo, Old Olive, and Daffodil Delight; Ink: Tempting Turquoise, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo and Basic Black; Accessories: scissors, dimensionals, perfect dots embossing folder
The stamp set, Party This Way, was a gift I received from Stampin' Up! for achieving $20K in sales last year! Woot! Woot! I was so happy to receive it, I *had* to make a card with it right away! Thanks for stopping in for our 2nd challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks and I am super dooper excited to see what y'all come up with using these awesome colors! Please put a link to your creation back at 4 Crafty Chicks blog for your chance at the "Golden Egg" badge!
For more inspiration using these colors, please check out the other "Chicks" blogs (right-hand sidebar) and leave each of them some luvin's :) Happy crafting!

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

♥♥ Happy Mail! ♥♥

Happy "hump" day :) It has been raining steady since last night, putting somewhat of a damper (ha ha - no pun intended) on my mood a bit, so, lucky for me when I went to the mailbox and opened up an envelope addressed to "Auntie Lori Turner" and found this:

This is 'lil Miss Reagan's (my niece) 1st Birthday party invitation made by my extremely crafty sista, Jackie! Here's the inside:

How A-D-O-R-A-B-L-E is that!?! I told Jackie I would be displaying this loveliness on my blog for all my crafting PEEPS to admire! :)

Stay tuned tomorrow morning for the 2nd craft challenge from 4 Crafty Chicks!!

Monday, September 6, 2010

SPCC #64 - Congratulations!

Are you ready for another incredible, rich, warm, color challenge from Samantha this week? These colors together are AMAZING! I cannot tell you how much I enjoyed using them to make my card....and I can't wait to see what all of you come up with! :)

Stamps: Punch Potpourri, Perfect Punches; Paper: Pumpkin Pie, Very Vanilla, Cherry Cobbler; Ink: Cherry Cobbler, Pumpkin Pie; Accessories: butterfly punch, vanilla satin ribbon, cherry cobbler button, linen thread, dimensionals, perfect dots embossing folder, vintage wallpaper embossing folder, pearls, scallop trim punch
Thank you for stopping in today - be sure to click on the other DIVA's blog links in the right-hand sidebar for more inspiration :) Link your card, scrapbook page or 3D altered item on the SPCC blog so I can leave you some luvin too :) Happy crafting!

PPC #29 You're A Blast CASE

Happy Labour Day Monday to all our Canadian friends! I hope you have had an enjoyable, relaxing, warm long weekend before the kids all start back to school and the hustle-bustle of routines start. I had a lot of fun making my card for this week's color challenge that Megan gave us over at Picture Perfect Creations...I saw a card in the new Stampin' Up! catty and I decided I wanted to make it and these colors worked out just *perfectly* for it....enjoy!

Stamps: Pun Fun; Paper: Naturals White, Marina Mist, Peach Parfait, Daffodil Delight; Ink: Versafine Black; Accessories: spiral punch, circle cutter plus, star punches, circle punches, markers, linen thread, brads, dimensionals
Be sure to hop on over to the PPC Challenge blog and link back your creation to be included in your chance to win this week's prize donated by none other than....yep, you guessed it, ME! Be sure to also check out the other PPC Creators (blog links are on my right-hand sidebar) for even more yummy inspiration!! Happy crafting!