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Sunday, October 28, 2012

Digi Bells DT Post

~~~Happiest of Sunday's Friends~~~
Today is my turn to share on The Digi Bell's DT Blog
But first I want to let you know that today is the last day to enter The Digi Bell's Guest DT call--click HERE!!!
AND....have you seen Lissy's newest Digi yet???  CONGRATS to Carol and Gloria on winning BellaDonna and Hoot in our Blog Hop Release--YIPPEE!!!!!!!!!!
To find my post with Elisabeth Bell's Newest Digi Image-- BellaDonna and Hoot---Click HERE!!
Onto my card........
found amongst all Lissybee's amazing digis in..
Oh yes~~copic colored  hair--E44, 43, 51..... skin E11, 00...Cloud B60...Blues B02, 00, 0000...Greens G46, YG03...Golds YR24, 21, Y11....stars YR31 and diamond glaze....Berries in hair R59, 81, diamond glaze....Wings, holly leaves and wreath sparkled with VD Holo Iridescent GL pen.  VD white magic transparent pen for snowflakes.  Texture added to edges with Scrollwork CB folder and TH walnut stain DI.
Papers~~DCWV kraft cs, SU blue?? cardstock and BoBunny Snowfall Collection--Yum Yum!!!!
Added snowflakes buttons, ribbon, and 3 types of ribbon.  Sentiment is Christmas Sayings by Ann Vento--Raindrop Echo Designs for Whimsy Stamps (Love these Ann!!!) Embellished with metal dragonfly brad and VD sapphire lt. blue GL pearls

This is inside of card using another Christmas Saying from Ann!!

Remember check The Digi Bell's DT Blog out daily for Inspiration 
Would love to enter challenges for~~~
Elphine House~~Buttons and bows
Totally Gorjuss #155~~Things with Wings
Whimsy Inspires # 52~~All things sparkly!!
Sketch Saturday #231~~ followed sketch
Addicted to Stamps #42~~Things with Wings

Thursday, October 25, 2012

EB World Oct Post

Hello dear friends......Today starts the October/November challenge at Elisabeth Bell's World Challenge Blog.  Our challenge for this month is Use Lots of Glimmer, Shimmer and Shine on your creation and.........Remember you must use an EBell image!!!
Our sponsor this month is the one and only 

The winner will recieve some sweet
Elisabeth Bell Designs from
7 Kids College Fund
PLUS as always,

you will also get your choice of
2 digis from the
I created a christmasy card using One of EBell's new stamps for Whimsy called "Two Turtledoves"
Hey check out the sentiment.... Word Art for BnW by Our One and Only Lynda Nielsen!!!!! Don't you just LOVE IT!!!!!!!  Great job Lynda!!!!!!
Copic colored~~Skin E01, 000....Hair E39, 35, 33, 31, white pen....Ribbons R85, 83, 81....All Greens G46, 24, YG03, C3.....Bells YR27, 21....Pants E44, 43....Dress RV 95, 93, 91, W3, E43, 42, C2, 1, 00, white pen....slippers RV 95, 91, Clear star pen....Birdcage N5, 3, 1, W00, R 85, 81, B01, White pen....Inked edges of image with TH milled lavender DI.  Snowcover is DecoArt Glistening SnowWriter topped with Viva decor Silver GL pen~~Oh Yes Lots of SPARKLE!!!
Papers~~Base is BBP Swiss Dot in Mauve and KandCo-BW Evergreen Shimmer pack--OOooooh it does shimmer :)
Check out the shimmer, shine and sparkle all over this card :D!!! 
Other things used~~CB snowflake folder and swiss dot strip; SB Lattice Rectangles and Lattice Border; WOC puffy silver snowflakes, pearls and pearl heart;  Studio 112 silver gems; Momenta metal snowflakes; Recollections "Happy Holidays" stamp; Silver mesh ribbon and Magnolia doohickey lantern
Ok friends be sure to check out the entire DT's wonderful creation
~~They truly SHINE!!!!  Go Here :)
Would Like To Enter~~
Wild Orchid Crafts #61~~ Silver or Gold
Whimsy Inspires #52~All things Sparkly!!

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Digi Bell's DT Post

~~~Hello Great Friends~~~
Today is my turn to share on The Digi Bell's DT Blog
But first I want to let you know that we are looking for some peeps to help in creating with Lissybee's digital Images :)  Oh yes you do have alittle time yet--- check out The Digi Bell's Guest DT call--click HERE!!!
AND....have you seen Lissy's newest Digi yet???
To find my post with Elisabeth Bell's Newest Digi Image--Click HERE!!

My creation today is a Center Step Card using
Used copics..Hair E29, 27, 25, 21, white pen......Dress BV08, 04, 02, 00...Cape BV000, 0000, C3....Skin E11, 01, 00...Basket N7, 3, W00, YR27, 21...Birds YR27, 21, VD gold GL pen....Squirrel W7, 3, 1, R20.....Frog G67, 40, R20, white pen...Sack W3, 1, 00, E42...Grass, acorns, flowers G07, 40, YG17, E42, YR27, 21, W5, VD gold GL pen....inked edges with TH walnut stain and added very soft touches of FC blue gelato for sky and added pearls in the grass with VD violet, magenta, cream pearl pens!!
 Hey check out the grasses scene border I created using a prairie grass stamp and TH peeled paint and walnut stain inks.   Then added VD pearls for color and fun :)  Lucious WOC flowers!!
Check out my new Whimsy notables stamp, die and corner die---MMmmm love them!!!  Papers are SU pale yellow CS and Kaisercraft Magic Happens pack.  Dry embossed with CB script folder then inked using TH walnut stain.
 Finally :) I used MS topiary, layered arches, butterfly and rose leaf punches

Thanks for sticking in there---you know me....detailed indeed :D
Would like to enter~~
Addicted to Stamps #41~~ Animal Friends!!
Fussy and Fancy Friday~~Anything Goes
Allsorts #177~~Autumn Colors on links to punches, Viva Decor,  TH inks to name a few things you can find at Stamping Scrapping Store!!!!
God Bless
Mary Lou

Friday, October 19, 2012

Elisabeth Bell's New Digi Release

Hi~~Wow fall is definitely here.....rain, fog, cooler temps and the leaves are pretty much gone.  But with that brings The Digi Bell's DT Oct Blog Hop with another new creation by Elisabeth Bell!!!   If you arrived here from Alethea's Blog you are on track...if not you can start HERE!!  The new digital image for Oct is this Super Sweet Fairytale-like Halloween Image!!!!
OMWord isn't this just the CUTEST with Hooty owl, the little ghosties and check out that timepiece tuck in her hat so she doesn't miss out on the magical treats :D  Copic and prisma pencils used--Dress YR04, 02, 000, Y17, prismas in yellow, orange, cream.......Hair E49, 47, 35, 33.....Hat N10, 7, 5, 3.....Flowers R59, 56, 81, white pen....Skin E11, 01, 00....Broom E47, 42, YR24, dark umber pencil, clear star and white pens....Timepiece W3, 00, clear star pen....Owl E35, W3, YR04, N7, 5, 3, Y17....Ghosties C3, 00....Peacock feather G05, 40, BG57, B97, YR24, Y11 and clear star pen....shadow B00, 0000
 Started with DCWV Rickrack textured CS and the web is a freebie from Donna at Bearly Mine Designs (THanks Dear!!) and I will let you view the tons of other additions......vellum, CB folders, MS punches, Magnolia border, SB Picot Eges Circles nesties , Recollection leaves, WOC and Prima flowers, PS metal and pearl accent, Bronze metal buttons and more :)
Side views!!
Your next stop is the Super Wonderful Lynda Nielsen and I am sure she will dazzle you with delight!!!!
This Hop will last for ONE week!!!  So on Oct 27th two lucky winners will be randomly chosen from the comments left on ALL blogs and Announced on The Digi Bell's DT Blog!!!!
Challenges entering......
Dies to Die For~~Halloween (Used SB Picot Edge Circle Nesties)
Simon Says~~Eerie Inspiration
CRAFT #177~~use metal on card
Bearly Mine #57~~Anything Goes
Happy Halloween

Monday, October 15, 2012

Creatalicious #39~~Halloween

Good Morning Everyone!!!!
I have super exciting news.......On Oct 4th which was my birthday I had gotten an email from Vanessa of The Creatalicious Challenge Blog inviting me to be on The Creatalicious DT!!!!!!!YIPPEEE!!!!!
So on the 15th of every month you will be able to view my creative ideas as well as join in the fun monthly challenge~~~I will be watching :D
Creatalicous Challenge #39 is Halloween....anything related to halloween
Our Sponsor is Sassy Studio Designs and winner gets to pick 4 digi images
 I made a Halloween Gift Bag!!
Took a plain brown bag and created a halloween scene 
Used Magnolia Broom Tilda
Colored Tilda with copics and Prisma Pencils.  Cut out using outside-the-box technique with SB deckled rectangle die.  Accented with Magnolia Lovely Fence, Recollection leaves, MS sunflower (Just love these) WOC and MS butterflies and TH vintage lace strip.  Most edges inked with TH walnut stain.
Added Viva Gold glitter liner to dress ruffle, hairtie, broom rope and little on fence.  Viva Cream Pearl pen on butterflies
So glad you stopped in and be sure to visit the Whole Creatalicious DT---Amazing Ideas!!!

Would love to enter challenges for:
Simon Says~~Use dies and/or punches
Simon Says Stamp and Show~~Your Favorite--my fave is using TH distress inks especially on edges...I have to say walnut stain is my utmost Fave!!! Another fave I love using is Outside-the-Box challenges me to think :)
Allsorts #176~~Too cute to Spook
7Kids Challenge #58~~Black and Orange (This tilda is not in 7kids store but they carry zillions of others as well as TH inks, SB dies, TH decorative strip and Viva products that I used)
Magnolia Stamp Lovers~~use 2 different Dies
Magnolia-licious Highlites~~create a Fall/Halloween Project
Totally Tida #57~~Halloween Tilda

Sunday, October 7, 2012


Hear Ye Hear Ye~~~~~~~
Donna has some FABULOUS Candy to giveaway and.........believe me you won't want to miss out on this super delish stuff!!!!!!!

Isn't this Unreal!!!!!!!!
Just click the pic below and see how you can enter......go go go:)
Biggggg Bear Hugzzz
Mary Lou

Digi Bell Post

Hello Dear Friends........
Today is a wonderful day despite the falling temps and falling leaves outside------I have the pleasure of  posting a creation that I made using an EBell digital image and also OUR youngest daughter is coming home for a week~~YIPPEE!!!!!  She had moved from Wisconsin to Alabama in August and Oh Yes..... I told her not to pack her shorts LOL.   We will be having lots and lots of family time this week~~~Oh I can't wait!!!!!!!
Now for my card.......
I used the digi..
Copics and prisma pencils--sorry forgot to write the colors down.  This is such a fun image to color with the puppy, goldfishy, cattails and without a doubt the most adorable kiddies!!!   You can just imagine what they are thinking....if only I could catch a bigggg one!!! :)   Added waterfall stickles to the ripples in the water.  Sentiment is SU teeny tiny wishes
Papers are SU cs and the dp was in my scrap box????  Fancied edges with MS border punch.  Finished with Zva Pearl flourish, WOC butterfly and pearls, and that Fabulous Fabric and TH Flower!!!
Isn't this flower gorgeous!!!!  Paper Studio fabric flower (crocheted, lace, tulle) all in one.  Large Pearl for center and base is TH tattered floral---cut from dp??... spritzed with Tattered angels creme de chocolat glimmer mist before creasing each petal----oh so pretty!!!
So glad you stopped by and be sure to peek at The Digi Bell's DT Blog daily for Inspirational Ideas!!!!

A few challenges I would like to enter:
Elphine House~~ 3, 2, 1 Recipe ( I used 3 diff color CS, 2 diff size pearls, and 1 image)
Wild Orchid Crafts #60~~Anything Goes (used woc butterfly and pearls)
Totally Gorjuss #152~~ Anything Goes