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Friday, April 29, 2011


A special surprise release exclusive for SCACD by the super sensational illustrator~~Victoria Case!! 
 If you came here from the Amazing Carolyn's Blog you are on the right path!!  If not--the hop starts at Kim's Blog or you can find the list at the SCACD Store Blog Here!!   
OMGosh these are sooo adorable!!!   You can go and order these beauties {HERE} 

I have the adorable Forest Fairy to share with you today!!
Cute Cute Cute as a button--don't you think??
Made a box card~~saw this idea on PCP
Stamped image on SU kraft cs with Memento Rich Cocoa Ink and then colored with copics~~quite different than using white neenah cs :)
Accented with gelly roll white pen.  Fairy wings glitzed with Studio G peachy glitter glue and her stunning dress is SU Dazzling Diamonds Glitter~~Wha-sparkly alright!!  Pearls made with Viva Decor Cream Pearl Pen.
Stamped a second fairy who is watching over the other :) Isn't she just the SWEETEST!!!! 
Inside of box card~~ going to fill with yummy treasures!!!
Your next stop on this fantastic hop is the Wonderfully Sweet Lisa!!!
For all you UK friends~~you can get your stamps Here at Quixotic Paperie :0)
Challenges entering:
Simon Says~~ Anything goes
CES #33~~Spring colors
Totally Gorjuss #77~~ Bling It on
Totally Papercrafts #64~~ Glitter
Stamp Something~~ Things with wings
Stamps:  VC for SCACD Forest Fairy; Hero Arts sentiment
Ink:  Memento Rich CocoaCopics; TH Peeled Paint; Gelly Roll White Pen
Paper:  K and Co--Roam pack; SU cardstock (Kraft and Choc chip)
Tools:  SB circle and Labels 2 nesties; MS deep border punch
Embellies:  Ribbon; Paper clip; Viva Decor Cream pearl pen; Studio G Glitter glue; SU dazzling diamonds glitter and Recollection rhinestone swirl


Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Digi Bell's Guest DT card!!

Happy Day EB Friends!!
This comes as a Bittersweet Post cuz this is my last GDT post for the Digi Bells Blog for now!!
I so enjoyed the 2 months as a Guest with this fabulous team!!  Each and everyone has so much talent and love to offer~~THANKS LADIES~~MWAH!!!!!!
My card today is using the most precious EB Digi I have cuz it is the first One I EVER recieved upon winning a  blog challenge~~Isn't it funny how attached we get to our digi's and stamps~~~of course only we would understand that----RIGHT Friends???????
Now onto my creation..........
Sweet, precious, endearing Little Rapunzel by EB and you can find her in the EB~ Digital Gallery Here!!  This sweet DP is Provo Craft Soft Suede~just love the already butterflies in the dp :) But of course I had to add more LOL!!  Flowers were made with MS hydrangea punch and Viva Decor Pearl Pen
Colored her with Copics. The background is stamped with TH milled lavendar ink using SU Garden Collage stamp.  Inked edges of image with TH dusty concord ink and blinged with crystal stickles.  Added Viva Decor Magenta Pearls to flower centers, butterflies and card corners.
Check out these beautious butterflies~~made with Joy Craft dies.
The inside of card:  SU around the page punches and sentiment.  Finished with a teeny tiny sweet and precious little Rapunzel!!!  

Entering Into Challenges:
BnWhistles~~ sketch
Simon Says~~ Emboss It!!
CES #33~~ Spring colors/Image
BSC #24~~ Wings


Tuesday, April 26, 2011


I am here with two posts today--kinda long so grab something to nibble on and sip on and take your time :D
Time for another SCACD Friends with Heart Challenge~~Yippee!!!
This week's challenge: April Showers bring May Flowers~~ use the color blue and flowers!!
Meet the cutest, sweetest and most adorable little squirrel by EB-- Exclusive for SCACD from the Animapeeps Collection~~Binkies Rule.  Made a Funtastic Swivel Birthday Card :0)
Colored with Copics, used diamond glaze on underpants and eyes, stickles blinged her outfit and rattle.
She sits upon foam tape for dimension :)  The rhinestones you see on the card, flowers and butterflies are  I-rock Gems.  The embossing on the matted very lite blue textured CS is done with a CB embossing plate given to me by my Mom~thanks Mom!!!  Sponged edges and center with TH faded jean distress ink.  
Used brad on flower to connect the SB nesties before gluing to larger oval CS.  Used lots and lots of beautiful prima flowers~~check out Susana's Gorgeous Flower selection HERE!!

Now don't forget to join in the fun!!!  Prize for April is $50.00 certificate from Susana's Store!!!
For more fabulous inspiration~~You must check out the other DT blogs--they are listed on my sidebar :D

Entering into these challenges:
Simon Says~~ Emboss It!!

Stamps: EB for SCACD exclusive--Binkies Rule; ODB-Happy Birthday
Ink:  Copics; TH faded jeans distress ink
Paper: SU cardstock
Tools: SB scallop oval nesties; CB emboss folder; MS frond, butterfly and branch punches
Embellies: Diamond glaze; stickles(yellow, frosted lace, broken china); Hydrangea Flowers; Brads; I-rock gems
Next is Sunday's With Crissy 
The April challenge at SWC is either~~Spring is in the Air or Baby!!
Check out Crissy's New Fun Baby Digi's HERE!! They are absolutely a MUST have!!!  So dern cute--I had a hard time choosing which to create with first~~but seeing I became a Great Auntie for the first time to a darling little girl named Hadley Fern~~I chose to make her a cute baby basket!!
Meet Crissy's New Baby Girl Image~~~SWEEEEETTTT!!!!
Colored with Copics--added stardust stickles to flower on her headband--not much hair yet :) and ruffle on socks.  Diamond glaze to heart on panties and the silk binding on her blankie :)  Ultra fine FS sure gave her blankie a fuzzy soft look!!  Cut out with SB labels ten and matted with SB Scallop oval.
Bow made with bow easy~~added button, wild orchid rose buds and leaves, baby charm and few other flowers from my stash.  Papers are PTI cardstock (Dark pink) and Paper Temptress (shiny pink) which were all cut out with SU die and embossed with SU folder.
Another side of basket.  Love this saying--don't you???  Cloud 9 clear epoxy quote sticker matted with pink CS that matches inside of basket.  Fancied with more wild orchid flowers.  These leaves are MS rose leaf punch. Sparkled with stardust stickles again.
View from above~~Handle made with MS infinite loop punch.  Before adhering I spritzed with Tsukineko sparkle shimmer spritz and IRL it most definitely GLISTENS!!
I found this clever idea from Donna of Butternut Sage~ She has Brilliant Creations!!!~Thanks Donna!!
Now it's your turn to show us your Spring/Baby cards! There will be five free digi's given to one lucky challenge participant who will be chosen by at the end of the month! You may now use images from any company and still be included in the draw for the blog candy prize! Those who use one of Crissy's images, either from her rubber or digital collections will be entered twice in the draw. But please respect the rule of no more than three entries per month. Otherwise your entries could be deleted.
Join in the fun.  Link your project to Sarah's Post HERE!!  Just look for the inlinkz button at the end of her post and follow the rules--which are found in the sidebar of SWC challenge blog.

Would like to enter these challenges:
Simon Says~~ Emboss It!!
Stamp something~~ Flowers, button, sparkle
I-Copic #27~~ Pastel Coloring
WOC #22~~ White +2 colors with twist
SSCC~~ Anything Goes (products used are FS, Copics, stickles)
TTT #31~~Squares challenge (I made a square basket)

Whew I am Done!!!  Thanks for hanging in there friends!! 
Appreciate your visit! You have truly brightened my day!! 

Monday, April 25, 2011

EB World April Project

Happy Easter Monday Friends!!
Hope you all had a Blessed Easter!!!  
I want to Thank everyone at EBWC Blog for allowing me to join in the fun with them the past two months as Guest DT!!!  Wow~~ You ladies are WONDERFUL, TALENTED, FUN AND FULL OF SURPRISES!!!!!!
For April we are to
Make a Mother's Day Gift!!!
I made a keepsake box!!  There is so much beauty to this~~shaped like a Bible, made from cardboard and can hold many treasures :)
   Bought box at Hobby Lobby Craft Store~~painted with Viva Decor blackberry precious metal paint that I got at Susana's store~~Oh how I love this paint!!!--always covers with JUST ONE coat and shines Beautifully~~as you can see the shine back on the pics :D  Susana carries a bunch of different colors--see them HERE!!  
Colored SCACD Angel of Hope by EB with copics and created wings with a Marianne creatable die. 
The flower arrangement: Wild Orchid Roses and other flowers I got as gifts; Doily made with SB pendant; leaves and swirl made with marianne creatable dies and then dazzled with diamond stickles!! 

Rest of pics show dimension and beauty!!!!

Thank you again friends for allowing me to share my Love with the blogging world thru these EB Beauties~~{thanks Elisabeth :D} and on this Fantastic blog!!!!
Stamps:  EB for SCACD~Angel of Hope; MFT die-namics saying on inside; Stampendous saying(on front)
Paper: Making Memories
Tools: SB contemporary Hearts pendant and Labels 7 nestie; Marianne Dies; MS deco fan border punch
Embellies: Flowers~Wild Orchid and others from stash;  ribbon and slide from a friend; Diamond stickles

Appreciate your visit! You have truly brightened my day!!


Tuesday, April 19, 2011

SCACD Friends with Heart Challenge 3

Hello Friends~~~
Another week has gone by and it is time for the 3rd SCACD Friends with Heart Challenge :)
~~~~~Wow time flies when having fun~~~~~ :D
The challenge for this week is:   Show us your ART--A=Any stamp from SCACD; R= Ribbon; T= two patterned papers!!!    So go to it friends~~I am excited to see what you create!!!

For my card I used this sketch from CES challenge.
Hey Birdy Peeker by EB for SCACD from "The Peekers Collection"
This collection has the CUTEST stamps ever!!!!  Click Here to see them all
Colored with copics.  Grass with prisma pencils.  Used gold AtYouSpica pen on birdy and flower.  Diamond glaze gave the water and bubbles on her sash and hat ribbon a gorgeous effect.  Gave a try at creating cloudy sky that I saw on MIC Here!!  They have great tutorials and tips~~Thanks gals!!!
SB plain and scalloped circles and labels 1 nesties were used on this card.  "Hello Baby" is from SU teeny tiny wishes and "Happy Summer" was a gift.  They were both punched out with SU word window punch and layered on SB fancy tag which was altered alittle.  Papers are DCWV Textured CS and Cafe Mediterranean Stack.   Detailed with checkered ribbon from my stash.  

Don't forget there is a $50.00 gift Certificate for April's Winner!!!

Challenges would like to enter:
CES #32~~ sketch above
A Spoonfull of Sugar #148  ~~ Let's Celebrate ---Celebrating Summer!!!
SSCC~~ Rain/Water Challenge-- water in birdbath
Simon Says~~Card for a Child
Appreciate your visit! You have truly brightened my day!! 

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Digi Bell's Guest DT card!!

Happy Sunday Friends!!!!
Today is my turn to share a post on the Digi Bell's DT Blog.  Due to the cold, blustery weather here in Wisconsin~~BBBrrrrrrr--uck~~~~I chose to create a wintery, christmas card with the cutest little darling--by EB~~Letters to Santa!!!  Found in Elisabeth Bell's Digital Gallery

Colored image with Copics.  Glitzed fur on hat and coat with SU dazzling diamond glitter.  The snow and snowballs are made with DecoArt Glistening Snowwriter Pen. FS was used for grass.  Snowflakes are from Creative Impressions and fastened with brads.  Sentiment is SU Teeny Tiny Wishes and punched out with SU word window punch.  Spritzed doily with Tsukineko frost shimmer spritz and added Viva Decor lt. blue pearls.  
Enjoy your day and I will be praying for warmer weather :)
Appreciate your visit! You have truly brightened my day!! 


Friday, April 15, 2011

***Elisabeth Bell's Newest Digi Release Blog Hop****

It's Blog Hop time presenting Elisabeth Bell's Newest Digi

Isn't he just the most darling little engineer you ever saw :)
I am delighted to be the first stop on the hop today!!! 
Can't you hear this little guy~~chugga chugga.. chugga chugga.. choo choo-- LOL!!
Colored with Copics and Prisma pencils on my favorite Neenah Classic paper. Don't ya just LOOVVEE his engineers cap and scarf!!!  Gosh he is a CUTIE!!!!!  Cut out with SB labels 10. Inked edges with TH scattered straw and pumice stone.  
Created a Gift Box which can store crayons, markers, notepads.........anything that would fit :D
The designer cover and base--made with SB mega curved rectangle and then used CS to make a 2" deep storage box.  I don't know what the paper is but it has the feel of vinyl~~good and sturdy!!
I am gifting scented markers~~mmm they smell yummy!!!  I can just see some little guy's nose all marked up from smelling these--Hee Hee or maybe Oopsie:)
Accented the cover with buttons from my stash of old buttons.  Friendship Ticket Sentiment is by Raindrop Echo Designs for Whimsy Stamps~~A gift from Ann Vento--Thanks Hun!!!!

To win this digi~~Toot Toot~~ you need to leave comments on each blog.  Two lucky commenter's will be randomly chosen from 2 different blogs.  Second chance to win this adorable image is to leave comments on each blog in the hop and then make a card~~don't forget to use your favorite EB image~~ and post it on the Digi Bell's Blog.   You have until April 22 at 9pm Arizona time to enter.  Winners will be posted on the Digi Bell's Blog the next morning

Now you need to hop on over to the Amazing Patricia's Blog~~she will surely have a fabulous treat for you!!!

Entering Challenge:
Simon Says~~ For a Child
Copic Creations #48~~ Favorite copic coloring paper to use
Bunny Zoe #11~~One for the Boys!!

Appreciate your visit! You have truly brightened my day!!

Creatalicious GDT Challenge #21

Our Creatalicious challenge for this month is to make an "Easter Theme" creation using the colors pink, blue, green and  yellow!!   Our sponsor is Bugaboo Stamps ~~~~~~~~
I used one of the many Bugaboo Floral Easter Eggs--View them all HERE!!  They are Just Gorgeous along with the many many other digi's and stamps they carry!!!!
~~~~My Easter card~~~~
Distressed edges of papers with TH vintage photo ink.  Used Copic 1.0 multiliner for detail on birds.
Added stardust stickles to base of roses and leaves. Green stickles fancied the sentiment and grass :) 
Shows the dimensions
Diamond glaze gave the gorgeous egg some shine and here you can see the stickles better esp. on the flowers and leaves.
Would like to enter this in:
Stamps:  Bugaboo Floral Easter Egg Digi #3; Verve Sentiment
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black; computer; TH vintage photo; Copics; 1.0 multiliner pen
Paper:  BG two scoops dp; PTI cs in pink, yellow and blue
Tools: MS bird on wire and Icicles border punches; SU tulip border embossing folder; SB nesties
Embellies:  Stickles; Diamond Glaze

Appreciate your visit! You have truly brightened my day!!

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

SCACD Friends with Heart #2

Scacd Friends with Heart #2 challenge is to use at least one HEART on your creation!!
This gorgeous stamp is by illustrator V. Case for SCACD~~Flora Bonita
Made an easel card for almost any occasion!! Colored her with Copics and accented with pink chalk.  Matted with 2 different size SB scallop oval nesties.  Blinged edges of rectangular dp and scallops on image and sentiment with stardust stickles.  Ribbon accents are gold with sheer royal blue on top
Use a couple of the hearts from the punched border on the sentiment along with a pearl.  The leaves under the hearts are chalked and accented with Viva Decor pearl pen.  Threaded the blue ribbon thru the hearts and centered with PS crystal gem.  
Close Up of Flora Bonita~~Isn't this a Gorgeous stamp?? 
Oh and by the way~~ do you see her butterfly tatoo :)

For more Inspiration~~Please check out my DT Friends blogs~~ theirs links are on my sidebar :D

Now it is your turn to create and enter the SCACD Friends with Heart challenge!!  Few rules~ HERE~ Must use a stamp that is carried in the SCACD store but if you use a SCACD exclusive stamp you may be even luckier~~~YEAH!!!     Join us and maybe you will win the $50.00 Gift Certificate Susana is offering :)  Susana has a ton of new things in the SCACD Store~~go now before they are gone!!

Stmps: VC for SCACD--Flora Bonita; Studio 18--"Glamorous"
Ink: Copics; Chalk; Memento Rich Cocoa
Paper: DCWV~~ Holiday metallic CS and Mariposa dp
Tools: SB oval and scallop oval nesties; SU scallop oval punch; MS heart and heart border punches; SB Shapeabilities Assorted Leaves
Embellies: Pearls; Stardust stickles; Viva Decor Iced white pearl pen; Paper Studio Gem; Ribbons

Appreciate your visit! You have truly brightened my day!!

Monday, April 11, 2011

Today's the last day to enter the first challenge of "Anything Goes" at  the SCACD Friends with Heart Challenge Blog!!
$50.00 gift certificate if you are the lucky winner~~Oh YES~don't want to miss the opportunity!!!
Remember must use a stamp carried in Susana's store~~What a selection she does have. Click Here to check them out!!!

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Fairy Play

Made a card for a bridal shower I went to today..............  Used EB~~Fairy Play created for Belles 'n Whistles Stamps.  Click Here to find this cute little fairy in the Forever Young Collection.
Used this sketch for my card :)
MS deco fan around the page punches created the base of my card.  Inked edges with TH broken china. Papers are DCWV Linen Closet which is textured and shiny :)
Colored with Copics and Prisma Pencils w/ mineral spirits.  Added Iridescent medium to wings, hairbow and slippers.  Added a layer of stardust stickles to her wings also~~double sparkle :D
Accented flower centers, dress, sack, wand and leaves with Viva Decor cream pearl pen
Used CB script folder for added texture under image.  Edges of image softened with TH old paper and then broken china.
Flowers are gifts from friends. Leaves are SB shapeabilities die.  Added Iridescent medium to all flowers and center of leaves~~Really like this stuff!!!!  Finished with adding SU half pearls in corners and around flower arrangement.
Challenges entering:
BnWhistles~~ Shiny, sparkly glitter
BSC #23~~ sketch above
Simon Says~~ Spring Colours
CYDA #17~~ Spots and Stripes
A Spoonful of Sugar #146~~ Tons of Texture (used CB folder, stickles, dp is textured, etc)

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