The Beauty of Life!! Congrats to our Kids!!

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Pumpkin Fairy Ellora

Happy Hump Day to all~~~
Today is my day to share on The Digi Bell's DT Blog!!
Created a shaped card using Elisabeth Bell's Darling image...
Copic colored~
Skin E11, 00, 000
Hair E29, 39, 35, 34, 33, 30, 18
Pumpkin YR09, 04, 02, 27, 24, E35
Bird Y19, YR27
Stem E35, 33, G99, 20, YR04, Diamond glaze
Wings G24, 20, Y000, YR24, Diamond stickles
Outfit G28, 24, 20, E43, 42, 41, 40, Diamond Stickles, VD gloss gel on hairbow
Tiara VD gold GL pen, Gelly roll clear star pen
Puppy W9, 7, 5, 3, 1, R20 
Wand Y19, YR27, G28, 24, 20, Diamond stickles on star, VD gloss gel on handle
Cut out with SB scallop oval nestie and inked edges with TH peeled paint DI
Layers from bottom to top~~
~Scalloped circles in green and brown were a gift to me
 ~kraft layer cut out with SB Grand Stately Circle die.  
~texture touch with gauze stamped with TH peeled paint and walnut Stain
~dp from stash cut out with SB Lacey Circle also inked wiith TH peeled paint attached with foam tape for dimension
~ Rust CS embossed with Script folder, inked with TH peeled paint
~image placed with foam tape
Accents~ WOC Roses and leaves, SU grossgrain ribbon, MM pins, Michael's Store berries
Dimensional view:))
Peek at inside!!

Challenges Entering~
Sparkles Monthly #60~ Things with Wings
Inky Chicks #38~ Anything Goes

Hope you all have a great day and do check out The Elisabeth Bell's World challenge HERE....Superb prizes!!!!

***You won't want to miss EBell's new digi release---THIS FRIDAY--19th HERE!!!

Monday, September 15, 2014


Hello Dear Friends~~
Today starts a new challenge at Creatalicious Challenge Blog!
Challenge #67 for September is Flower Power!!
This month you have to use FLOWERS on your craft, as many as you want!!!

This challenge is sponsored by Meljen's Designs
and the prize is 3 digi images for the winner to choose!

Don't forget to join Meljen's Designs on Facebook HERE to take advantage of special sales and promotions that are just for her facebook fans!

 Colored with copics
Bear C7, 5, 3, 1 00, W3, R24, 20
Strawberry R39 29, 24, 22, C5
Wings Y000, R20, Crysal Stickles
Stem YG99, G99, 24, 20
Hearts and Swirls R29, 22, Y000
Shadows B00, 0000
Cut image out with SB Grand Large Labels die...litely inked edges with TH walnut stain DI
 Papers~ MS textured cardstock, MRD Shabby Blue Charms Feebie off FB this weekend--Thanks Michele!!!
Tools~ Corner punch; SU small oval punch for SU "smile"sentiment; Star punch for tag
Accents~ TH walnut stain DI; Ribbon; WOC Lilies-- Leaves-- Hydrangea Bloom--Pearl Spray
 View of dimensional layers:)
 This butterfly was made using WOC hydrangea bloom...folded in half.  Before adding dab of glue to center I placed a pearl spray for antennas and curled tail.  Then sponged TH walnut Stain on all edges
I think it turned out pretty cute!!
 Close up of WOC Lilies and Leaves
Inside of card---Don't you just love the new MRD Shabby Blue Charm digi paper!!

Hope you can all join in the Creatalicious Flower Power Challenge this month!!! Also be sure to Visit the entire DT blogs...brillliant creations!!!

Challenges Entering~~
Whimsy Inspiration #75~ Monochromatic
Live and Love Crafts #27~ Things with Wings

Happy Day to All

Monday, September 1, 2014

Gift Tag

Hello Dear Friends~~Happy Labor Day!!!  Wow I cannot believe it is Sept 1st already!!!  Best wishes to all the kiddos starting school--hope you all have a GREAT year!!!
Today I am posting for  The Digi Bell's DT Blog....about 1 month ago...friends of ours had a baby girl and I needed a card/tag to complete the gift!
I decided on A Gift Tag!!
used EBell's new digi called
Created a tag using SB Labels 4 die...cut image out with next smaller Labels 4 nestie and litely inked edges with TH walnut stain DI.  Set upon a SB A-2 Fancy Ribbon Threader die cut out of Pink textured CS... then I added image to tag with foam tape
 Copic Colored~
Skin E11, 00, 000
Hair E19, 18, 15, 11
Bear W5, 3, 1, 00, R81
Books W1, 00, E18, 15, 11
Pillow C2, 00, R85, 83, 81, GR white pen
Shirt, Bear's Dress R85, 83, 81, GR white pen
Pants B37, 34, 32
Floor FC pitt pastel grey and black pencils with blending stump
 Inside of tag~~ place for personal message
 Shows dimension....don't you love The Trinket Track Resin Bitty Blooms!!
Photo of Baby Gift w/Tag!!!

Be sure to Visit The Digi Bell's DT Blog daily for excited ideas!!!
EBWorld Blog has a new challenge up---"Pretty in Pink""  Great prizes to be won as well as your choice of 2 EBell images!!!
Happy Day

Monday, August 25, 2014

EBWorld- Ebony Snowflakes Tag

Elisabeth Bell's World Blog has a new challenge for you!!
Thanks to all who joined in last month's challenge...I am sorry....I had good intentions,  but I just didn't find time to share last month.  As you may have seen we had a daughter get married and the wedding was out-of-town:))  What a wonderful time it was and now I miss them so much.... as they are back in the Georgia/Alabama area (to far away for this momma in Wisconsin)!!!
"Pretty in Pink"
 Here is what I came up with~~~ A Christmas Tag!!
Papers~  PTI cardstock and BG dp
Tools~ SB A-2 Fancy Ribbon Threader die, SB Oval/Scallop Oval Dies, Corner punch
Accents~ WOC pink seam binding, Pink braided lace, Fancy rope for hanging
 Copic Colored~
Skin E11, 00, 000, R20
Hair E79, 77, 74, 70
Outfit R32, 30, C7, 5, 3, 1 00
Shoes C1, 00
Muff Marvy Snow Marker
Snowflakes Stardust Stickles
Floor W1
Cut out with SB oval nestie...popped ontop SB scallop oval nestie with foam tape....Sponged edges with TH walnut stain DI
Dimensional View
Mounted image with foam tape
Back view-- place for personal message:)
Be sure to view the Entire DT HERE---Awesome inspiration!!!  Play along for chance at winning and EBell EHA exclusive stamp!!
Thanks for Visiting!!!

Friday, August 22, 2014

EBell's New Digi Release Hop

Hello Dear Elisabeth Bell Friends!!!  The Digi Bella's are having a Blog Hop today featuring another newly released image by our superb Artist---Elisabeth Bell!!!!!  If you arrived here from the wonderful Alethea's Blog  you are right on track; if you would like the entire hop list ..go to The Digi Bell's DT Blog
The new dreamy image is called....
Reading Buddies
 Copic colored
Cut out image with SB octagon nestie and litely inked edges with TH walnut stain DI
 Papers~  Brown and White CS, MB spiceberry pack
Tools~ SB octagon--Grand Deco Oval Ones--Grand wonderful wings nesties,
SU oval and scallop oval punches (Sentiment--SU elements of style)
Accents~ TH walnut stain DI, Memento Rich Cocoa inkpad, Grossgrain ribbon, May Arts lacey poms, Prima flowers, Rhinestone on butterfly from stash
The inside of this card!!
Hope you find time to play along on this hop---not only will you gain inspiration but you could be the lucky winner of this new image!!!!  Hop closes 29th:))  Now you are off to see what our super Co-leader Linda created:)) 
FYI~~ there is a new EBell World challenge starting on Monday, Aug 25th!!

Challenges Entering~
Simon Says~~ Back to school
Sparkles Monthly #59~ Back to school
Whimsy #74~ Back to school
Bigg Hugs!


Hosted by Our wonderful DT member Beth!!  She has 2 wonderful doggies... so this month we would like you to Create something showing "PET LOVE"
Our sponsor~Crafty Sentiments
Here is my card using CS ~ Friendship
 Copic colored~
Skin E11, 00, 000, R20, GR white pen
Hair E79, 29, 27, 25, 21
Outfit and Hairbow YG 06, 03, 00, 0000, C2, GR white pen
Bear W7, 7, 5, 1, R20
Bench E74, 43, 42, 41
Grass YG99, 97, 93, G94, Y19, R29, YR27, YR09, GR white pen
 Papers~ Black CS; BG Capella dp
Accents~ MiC Swirly Corners, metal brads, Fiskars upper crest punch,  SB Leaf die, Handmade roll roses with VD pearl black centers
Shows dimension--I use foam tape :)

Happy to have you visit and hope you find time to join in this fun challenge!!!

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Lovely Li'l Lilian

Hello Everyone~~ Today is my day to share on The Digi Bell's DT Blog!!  I haven't been around a whole lot in July cuz (WHEW-deep breath) it has been quite a whirlwind around our household.....We celebrated our daughter/son-in-law's wedding on July 26....moving our son and his family...and now FIL is in hospital for several weeks--slowly recovering.   So I finally found time yesterday to color and craft:))  Truly was quite relaxing for me but my mind was thinking of other things as well!!

A few pic of Wedding Couple
 Jerry and Alissa

What a wonderful day it was!!!  God Bless them!!
Onto my EBell creation~~~another take on
found in
Copic colored~
Skin E11, 00, 000
Hair E79, 59, 57, 55, 53, 51
Outfit RV14, 11, 10, 04, E41, 40, W3, Y18, Gelly roll white pen
Pallette E49, 44, 41, R24, 20, B16, 00, G19, YG0000, Y18
Art Paper E42, 41, 40
Paintbrush R24, B16, 0000
Floor E42, 41
Background BG0000, Y0000, YR000
Sponged edges with TH vintage photo DI
Papers were all from scrap stash--sorry no details:(
Accents~ Tulle, May Arts curly ribbon, WOC flowers--butterflies-- pink Crown/pearl pin!!
Just love these WOC goodies!!!
Shows dimension!!
Do visit The Digi Bell's DT Blog daily for Great Fun and Inspiration!!!

Entering these challenges~~
Simon Says~~Summer
Emerald Faeries #58~ Pearls and Swirls
Whimsy Inspiration #74~~Back to School (Art class!)
Sparkles Monthly #59~ back to School (Art class!)

Friday, August 15, 2014

Creatalicious #66

The new challenge at Creatalicious for August is 
"Up to the Sky"
This challenge is sponsored by KennyK Downloads and the prize is 3 digi images for the winner to choose!

Digi and rubber stamps from KennyK are a fun and edgy way to add the perfect dose of attitude and style to all of your creations! KennyK's signature style can be seen throughout his various collections of sexy pinup babes, sweet 'n sassy girls, cool rockin' dudes, kid’s stuff, retro characters and more at

Onto my creation.....
An altered Notebook using Kenny K~ Bumblebee
 Copic colored.  Added Diamond Stickles to wings and antennas; VD Gloss Gel on eyes and teeth.  Cut out with SB circle nestie and matted with SB scallop circle nestie.  Popped atop SB Yellow Lattice Rectangle using foam tape.  Papers are PTI cardstock
Accented with BG decorative and gems were from my stash.  
Hope you can join in the fun and maybe you will win some dynamite images from KK!!  Do check out the rest of the DT creations--Here!!

Challenges Entering~
Simon Says~ Anything Summer

Thanks  for visiting!!