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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Hay Day-- Gift Bag

My turn to share on The Digi Bell's DT Blog
I used the new digi EBell released called...
A Fall Gift Bag with Tag!!
Copic colored--go here for copic details!!  I added the bench he is sitting on :)
Tag base is SB Scalloped edge frame Die
Papers-- Recollection Kraft CS and Gold textured, yellow, olive CS from stash
Pumpkin-- CB set called "pumpkin Spice" which was inked and spritzed
Accents~ TH walnut stain DI, TA Yellow Daisy Glimmer Mist, Ribbon, Flower twigs from stash, Gold cord
Pumpkin glistens from GMist...hard to capture:)

Back of tag for personal message :)
Congrats to Margy and Maria on winning our newest Digi's!!! YEAH...excited to see what they create!!!
Check out The Digi Bell's DT Blog daily for awesome inspiration!!!
EBWorld challenge is open until Oct 22... it is Use Apples and Twine and an EBell image of any kind!!!!
Have wonderful Day!!

Thursday, September 25, 2014


Wow another month gone by so........Elisabeth Bell's World Blog
has a new challenge!!  Thanks to all who joined in last month's pretty in pink:))
For Sept/Oct we would like to see 
Apples and Twine
remember you MUST use and Elisabeth Bell image!

My card features~ EHA~Tommy's Apples for Mommy 
 Copic colored~ and cut out with SB curved rectangle nestie
 Papers~ SU early espresso CS, Kaisercraft Nan's fave collection, Kraft CS
Tools~ SB Romantic Rectangles nesties, SB scallop circle nestie
Accents~ MM button, twine, lace twine, SU sentiment (teeny tiny wishes), TH walnut stain DI
 Dimensional view
Tag view
Hope you join in the fun~~Great prizes!!!
Be sure to visit all DT creations HERE!!
Challenges Entering~
Simon Says Wed~ Anything Goes
Elphine House Australia #62~ An Apple A Day!
Inky Chicks #38~ Anything Goes

With Love

Friday, September 19, 2014

EBell New Digi's Blog Hop

Hello Elisabeth Bell Friends~~
Today we are all so excited for The EBell New digi release Blog Hop....because Lissybee is bringing back not 1 but 2 images that were once licensed by Whiff of Joy~ YIPPEE!!!!  To see the entire blog hop list you can go to The Digi Bell's DT Blog.   If you have been hopping along and came here from our Uber Talented Team Leader Lynda's Blog you are right on track!!  All you have to do is leave a comment on all the blogs and you could win both these gorgeous digi's!!!
Onto meeting our newest digi's......
Corn Basket Beauty

Hay Day
Copic colored~
Skin E11, 02, 00, 000
Hair YR27, 24, 31, E35
Hat and Overhauls E79, 77, 74, 71, 70, GR clear  star pen, YR09, 04, 02, YR24
Wheat Y28, 21, Gold Atyou Spica pen
Shirt Y28, 26, 23, 21
Shoes W7, 1, 00
Bench E29, 27, 25
Ground Y28, 26, 23, 21

I ran out of time to get my card together...but I promise to have it completed this week!!  Thanks for understanding!!!   Now you are heading back to The Digi Bell's DT Blog and be sure to leave a comment there too.  
Happy Fall Everyone!!

Red Gift Bag

Today is friday so that means a new challenge at 
The theme is Red as main color
Our challenge is being Hosted by our DT sister--Celine
And Our sponsor is
Crafty Sentiments Designs

I created a Red Gift Bag
Took a red gift bag and fancied up with SU Twitterpated dp--inked edges TH walnut satin.  Place WOC Lace and red pearls at top and Red Raffia Lace at bottom.  Added Kaisercraft Wood Flourishes Lamp post which was inked and fran~taged! 
Copic colored~
Skin E11, 00, 000,  R20
Hair YR27, 31, Y26, 21, 00, E44
Reds R29, 24, 22, 20, 000, C5
Shoes N7, 5, 1, R29, 20
 Background B0000, Y0000, R000, Fran~tage Shabby pink embossing enamel
Floor E43, 42, 41
Diamond glaze was added to sucker, barretts and hat button
Inked edges with TH walnut stain DI and shaped corners with corner punch.  Mounted on SB romantic rectangle using Red CS
Dimensional view
Lamppost saying is SU Whimsical Words stamped with versa mark ink and white embossing powder and then Added Fran~tage :))  Glued to wooden lamppost sign.  Lamppost is 

 Flower arrangement is Mrs. Grossman's natural art cluster--WOC leaves and stamens--Sizzix branch with leaves--foil leaves from my stash.
Finished by adding Gift tag with red twine and made using SB curved rectangle nestie.  
Added White Decorative Labels Eight which was fancied with hearts and Fran~tage!
Chalenges Entering~
Simon Says Wed~ Tag It!
Whimsy Inspires #75~ monochomatic
Charisma Cardz #20~ Lace and pearls

Hope you join in the fun at Fussy and Fancy
So glad you visited!!!

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!!!