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Saturday, February 26, 2011

SWC February Challenge

This month at Sundays with Crissy the theme is Love!!
This month's new release is DYNAMITE!!!!  Go on and check it out HERE!!
You have a couple days left to get in on the FUN and the opportunity to maybe even win these FABULOUS digi's!!
Go HERE to post your entry :)

There will be five free digi's given to one lucky challenge participant who will be chosen by Random.org 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 digi images 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.

 An Elegantly Simple Card!!!
Crissy has outdid herself again~~I wish I could think like her :)
I needed a 25th wedding anniversary card.....Whola!!!
First off~~I printed the Floral Heart digi quite large. Softened edges with TH Fired brick ink and Cut out with SB Scallop Heart--then did the cracked glass technique.  I don't have reinkers so........ I had to put my thinking hat on~~Hmmm.  Decided to trace cracks with Copic #24 and then took a little blender solution on a Q-tip to remove excess from enamel and it worked~~YEAH :D  It still looked alittle dull to me so I grabbed my versamark again and covered with Hallographic embossing powder and.....WOW does it sparkle Now!!!!!!!!   Popped up with foam tape and added Love sentiment that I made with shiny silver paper and my SLICE~~~I can't get enough of this fun machine :D
IRL it is so Gorgeous that I kept the card simple and only added ribbon with an elegant brad!!
Trying to catch the beautiful sparkle and shine of both paper and Image
Shows glassiness (is that a word)??? and dimension
The inside is all hearts~~~once again smaller version of Crissy's floral heart which was glitzed up with hallographic emboss powder only.  The other hearts are a $1 stamp from Michael's inked with TH spun sugar and the sentiment is SU.
RECIPE
Stamps: Crissy Armstrong's Floral Heart Digi; SU Well Scripted "Congratulations"; CraftSmart hearts stamp
Ink: TH Fired Brick-- Spun Sugar-and walnut stain; Computer; Copic and versamark
Papers: Recollections Precious metals; White CS
Tools: SB scallop hearts; MS heart border and rain drop round the page punches; Slice
Embellies: Ribbon; Paper studio brad; Melt Art ultra thick embossing enamel; Ranger Hallographic embossing powder
Appreciate your visit! You have truly brightened my day!! GOD BLESS

Friday, February 25, 2011

Friendship Card

Check out these awesome digi's by Caroline!!!!   Found HERE!!  They are on sale right now also~~Can't get better than that :)
I was one of the lucky peeps to win these during their fabulous Release Hop~~Thanks Ladies!!!



The Blue Butterfly Sweet Love Digi Collection~~ "Key to my Heart" On front of card and.....
"Love Letter" on inside of card.

Made this card for a special friend that had surgery~~Hoping to cheer her up :)
Challenges Entering:
Bizzy Bec's Store Blog~~ Sketch above
Stamp Something~~ Flowers
Bunny Zoe #9~~ Spring Flowers Everywhere
Top Tip Tuesday #23~~ Bling It On!!

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Blue Butterfly--Sweet Love Digi Collection; SU Teeny Tiny Wishes sentiment
Ink: Copics, Gelly Roll white pen, ATYou Spica Gold and clear star pens; TH weatherwood
Paper: Bo Bunny; CS chocolate truffle
Tools: SB nesties; MS border punch
Embellies: prima flowers; Paper Studio flower brad; Pearls
Appreciate your visit! You have truly brightened my day!! GOD BLESS

Monday, February 21, 2011

Mini Gift Box

Being it was a snowday~~got about 13 inches of snow with high winds~~My Boss decided to play it safe for patients and employees ;)   Took the day to catch up on laundry, cleaning, made cookies and of course played in craft room!!

Created a Gift Box!!! Started out as a wooden box.........painted with some Extreme Rose glitter acrylic paint and It didn't cover as nicely as I wanted so I then painted over that with Black Cherry Twinkling h2o's and Whola~~ I Love the outcome :D
Doesn't the box look quite distressed or vintagy~~Nice :)  Used my Maggie Mini Angel and colored her with copics and the stickles caused her wings to look distressed--oh well~~she is so cute anyway :)
Floral decor: Roses are nestled on Magnolia doo hickey doily petals and WO leaf.  Added crystal spray and blinged roses and Magnolia doo hickey dragonfly with Viva Decor Holo Iridescent glitter liner pen and stardust stickles.  Complimented with pearls and Modern Romance Love Charm.
Very sparkly and shiney!!!
Inside: After painting added decorative touch with pink swirly paper cut out with SB deckled rectangle nestie and added SU whimsical words sentiment~~"happiness Always"

Challenges entering:
MDUC #84~~ Distressing
CRAFT #90~~ Not a Card!!
SSCC~~ Pink
Appreciate your visit! You have truly brightened my day!! GOD BLESS

Digi Bells Guest DT Call

The Digi Bell's Blog is looking for Guest DT's :)
It is a sketch challenge choice:  I rotated the sketch :)
Used EB "Dolly" which can be found at SCACD
Every little girl loves to have a picnic with her dollies ;)  SUMMERTIME FUN!!!
This is a first for me to try developing clouds in the sky~~Hmmm not sure how I like~~as they say Practice makes perfect :)
Amazing detail in this stamp!!!
Colored with copics, atyou spica pens, and added more detail with viva decor pens, butterflies and stickled up hearts!!
Inside of card has a SB heart for a personalized message :)
Shows all the dimension and paper shine.

Recipe:
Stamps:  EB for SCACD~Dolly; MFT sentiment
Ink: Copics; Atyou spica pens; Gelly roll white pen
Paper:  DCWV Cafe Mediterranean pack and Colored CS
Tools:  MS punches; EK Success butterfly; American Girl little butterfly; SU word window punch; SB nesties; Heart punch
Embellies: buttons; black floss; viva decor--kiwi, rose and Holo Irridescent glitter liner pens; stickles; raffia; brads
Challenges Entering:
Digi Bells Guest DT call~~ Sketch above on 25th
Digi Bells~~ Feb Blog Hop--Summertime Fun:)
BnWhistles~~ Your favorite things with Heart -My fave things are butterflies and they are sharing hearts:)
Simon Says~~ Make own embellishments
Bunny Zoe #9~~ Spring Flowers Everywhere
BSC #20~~ Winter Blues
Charisma Cardz #7~~ Spring Has Spring
MIC #7~~ Smooth Gradients of color
Appreciate your visit! You have truly brightened my day!! GOD BLESS

Monday, February 14, 2011

Creatalicious GDT Challenge #19

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY EVERYONE!!!

Time for another Creatalicious Monthly Challenge:  The challenge is to Create anything you like for a male,add 3 stars and include the colour brown.
I made a Rock'n Roll Easel Birthday Card~~featuring Kenny K's Fabulous "RockDude" and "DixieDaisy" images!!!
It was so fun deciding how to merge these singers together :)
 Everything I added was popped up for dimension.  I just love how this DCWV dp makes you feel like you can actually hear the band singing :D What tune are they singing to you?? LOL
Colored with Copics, Atyou Spica pens and softened edges with TH Scattered Straw and vintage photo  Distress Inks.
The Rock'nRoll sentiment was computer generated and layered using SU punches and attached to image with Blue rhinestone fastener
This tag was made with the CB Embossed tags folder which you can find HERE at Bec's Store.  Layered and detailed with TH inks and stars!!


Hope you all decide to join along cuz.............. Kenny K has been so generous to offer the winner of this challenge a $25 gift voucher to his digi store........what an AMAZING prize that is.The voucher however, must be used in a single purchase, as the system will only allow the voucher number to be used only once. Click Here to check out the selection!!!!

RECIPE:
Stamps: Kenny K "RockDude" and "DixieDaisy" Digis, Studio G Sentiment
Ink: Copics, Gold and Silver ATYou Spica Pens, TH scattered straw and Vintage photo Ink
Paper: DCWV Rustic Stack and SU choc. chip CS
Tools: SB Labels 1 and scalloped square nesties; CB Embossed tags; SU punches; Fiskars star punch
Embellies: Paper studio star brads


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

GOD BLESS

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Valentine Tilda

Made a valentine card for my sweetie............
Tilda was colored with Copics and accented with Gelly roll white pen and clear star pen on shoes. She is popped up with graduated dimension.   CB folder and Tsukineko sparkle shimmer mist was used on red background.  Pearls were made with Viva Decor Opac Gloss Gel pen!
Tilda is from the Magnolia Love Collection and can be found Here!!
Banner made with my Slice and hand wrote saying and doodles with Gelly roll pen. White tissue heart is from Black Ink and the black heart is a MS punch.  Added stardust stickles to bottom border of red banner
XOXO also made with my Slice~~just lovin this tool :D
Softened edges of letters with TH walnut stain and stardust stickles. They are popped up with foam tape
Inside of card is fancied with MS layered arches round the page punches and message area is SB labels 1 with edges litely softened with TH walnut stain

Challenges Entering:
Magnolia-licious ~~ pink, black and red
Make It Colorful #6~~ Shadow and Depth
Magnolia-licious Highlites~~Feb. Recipe (hearts, pink, white, silver)
Stamp Something~~something for your Valentine
A Spoon Full of Sugar #138~~ Let's See some Love
CYDA #13~~ Photo Inspirations (red)
7KCF #14~~ I {heart} you
Appreciate your visit! You have truly brightened my day!! GOD BLESS

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Valentine Card

I have to share this wonderful blog of Karen's~~Crafty Goings On~~ that gives away free downloads that are truly Amazing!!!  Her store in London is called Charmed Cards & Crafts--Click HERE to check it out.
I chose one of her free valentine downloads~~Thanks a million Hun!!!
A decoupage V/L that I added my touches to :)
It makes a gorgeous 3-D card!!!
The sentiment was Computer generated and cut out with SB deckled rectangle nestie then inked with TH fired brick and popped up for dimension. MS round the page eyelet punches gave the warm effect to the BG Porcelain paper. Finished with assorted roses inked with TH fired brick and glitzed with stardust stickles.  The leaves are made with my new SLICE that I got for christmas!!!
Don't you just love all the dimension in this card??
The leaves were made with my Slice and inked with TH walnut stain.


Challenges Entering:
Stamp Something~~something for your Valentine
CYDA #13~~ photo inspiration--I used the rose theme!!
CRAFT #89~~ Valentines
Bunny Zoe #8~~ Love is in the Air!!
Basic Grey #37~~ All Heart
A Spoon Full of Sugar #138~~ Let's See Some Love
WOC #16~~ Love Is...

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

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

7 Kids Guest Designer

I am Honored to be selected as GD for 7Kids!!!
The Challenge this week is ~~I {Heart} U--use hearts on project!!!
Here is my creation:  A wooden plaque that I can add to my Valentine Home Decor :)

Painted with DecoArt dazzling metallic paint~~Very shiny, sparkly and Easy to work with!!
Next I added swirls to the "L" and "V" with Zing White Embossing Powder and Stazon Rich Espresso Ink.  
All colored with Copics.  Stardust stickles to angels wings, lace on dress and ladybugs hearts and ruffle.  Then covered ladybugs shell with diamond glaze for shine :)
Check out these homemade hearts.  Used Bev's idea ~~ Quick button tutorial--Thanks Bev--love this technique--so fast and easy!! 

Here is my newest Valentine Decor sitting ontop of my heart bench!!

Challenges Entering:
7Kids #14~~ Use Hearts
Bunny Zoe #8~~love Is In The Air
CYDA #12~~ Love
Charisma Cardz #4~~ Valentine/Love 
Creative Inspirations #52~~ Valentine/Love
WOC #16~~ Love is....
Simon Says~~ Love is in the Air


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








 GOD BLESS