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Saturday, May 25, 2013

EBell World May DT Post

Hi~~ Today is May 25th and another challenge at Elisabeth Bell's World DT Blog!!!   So happy to see so many entries last month and such wonderful talent!!!  Our challenge this month is "New Beginnings"---create something such as new baby, new home, new event, graduation, wedding, etc.  and our sponsor is Michelle's Ink Stamp and Color which formerly was Michelle's Scrapbooking and more.....or maybe you remember The Pixie Cottage Blog :)  Oh yes she is still around but revamped her online store!!!  Thanks so much Michelle!!!
The gift she is offering is~~
2 Belles 'n Whistles fairy stamps!!

The winner will also get their choice of 2 digi images from Elisabeth Bell's Digital Collection!!!  and I have to say WOW that Digital Family is growing :)  AND...they can have the opportunity to be our guest in next month's challenge!!!
My card features a BnWhistles stamp called Brooke (not sure if she is available anymore)....
I created this with family in mind.......we will have 5 babies who will experience their first Christmas this year in our family and 2 of them are our grandbabies. My parents will have 8 great grandbabies 2years old and under by Christmas!!!!  OK enough of my babbling......

My First Christmas Card using B'nWhistles--Brooke by EBell

Colored with E01, 00, 000.... Hair Y26, 21, 0000....Reds R29, 24, 22, 20....Greens YG67, G07, 02....Booties W5, 3, 1, R29, 24....White areas C3, 2, 1, 00, added Sakura white Souffle' pen to give 3-D appearance......Dress ruffles and ornament stardust stickles
Tools used~~Whimsy Country Heart Die and Birthday Sentimentables; SB Classic Scalloped Squares; Papers are DCWV Holiday CS.  Touched edges with TH vintage photo ink
Sentiment--computer generated and cut out with SB scallop nestie ontop Whimsy Fancy Circle Die in red and SB Floral Doily Motif in green.....and hung a star charm with twine.
View to capture Souffle' 3-D opaque ink look and of course the sparkle :)
Inside of card--"Merry Christmas" is Whimsy Holiday Sentimentables.  Corners made with Paper Studio Corner punch and added VD Ruby GL for berries.

Hope you can find time to join in our "New Beginnings" Challenge at EBWorld Blog!!!
Remember you MUST use an EBell image!!!
Be sure to visit all my Teamies blogs....the talent is Superb!!!!

Have a Safe and Fun Memorial Day Weekend!!!

Friday, May 24, 2013

EBell's New Digi Release Hop

Hello Everyone~~~ Yippee we are here again with a wondrous New Digital Image by our Uber talented Artist--Elisabeth Bell!!!!!
Gosh I am honored to be a designer for this brilliant Lady!!!!
I am #1 on the Hop so you can continue from here or if you want to view the entire list....go to The Digi Bell's DT Blog!!!

To win this Delightfully Gorgeous digi,
you will have to hop through and leave comments on EACH blog, in order to better the chances to win!
Two blogs at random will be chosen, and the winners will be picked from the comments. The hop will end at 9 AM Friday morning Arizona Time May 31st.
The winners will be picked and posted to the Digi Bells Blog on Saturday June 1st.
Are you all set to start hopping???
the newest member of EBell's Digital Family!!
just letting you know...I love lots of pics :) Golly gee isn't she just the cutest little lady you ever saw----quite a little Mama indeed!!!
Copic colored...Hmm I cannot find the sheet I wrote colors used on :(  It will probably surface next week :)  
Made a shaped card using SB Grand Labels 4.  Dp is Cloud 9 and Bazzill textured yellow CS.  Flowers are combo of WOC white petals, SB Floral Doily Motifs die for teal petals, and yellow centers were in my stash.  Finished card with Lace, Zva Pearl Swirl,  and Whimsy Birthday Sentiment Die!!
Dimensional View :)
Close up of flowers, sentiment, lace and pearls!!
Little Mama showing off her shine and sparkle....lips, Hair flower, bracelets, purse, shoes, and pearls!!!  Used Diamond glaze and Gelly roll clear star pen.
Inside of card
Thanks for hanging in now you are off to see what wonderful talent our special Guest Lynne has in store for you!!!

Glad you stopped by and tomorrow We will be sharing ideas along with a new challenge on The EBWorld Blog!!
Hope you all have a wonderful Holiday Weekend!!!

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Whimsy May Release Review Day and DIgi Bell Card

Today I have 2 wonderful cards for you!!! The first is an EBell new release for Whimsy and the second is My card for The Digi Bell's DT Blog~~Enjoy :)  Kinda Long Post--Smiling cuz mine are usually detailed and longer--LOL
Hello and welcome to the Whimsy Stamps May Release Review Day Blog Hop!

Yesterday (22 May) Whimsy Stamps  released this month's new rubber designs, Shapeology dies and Whimsy  Designer Paper packs. From 21 May until today the Whimsy Stamps DT and Special Guest (that’s me!) are showcasing these fabulous new goodies with a daily blog hop and I am part of today's hop!

Each blog hop has a prize of 2 new release stamps hidden somewhere along the way and you have 24hrs to enter each prize draw.

To be entered into today's blog hop prize draw, be sure to leave a comment on ALL of the DT's posts listed on the Whimsy blog by 12.00PM EST tomorrow. All winners will be announced on the Whimsy blog tomorrow!

For my blog hop card, I inked up .....the AMAZING Bonita by Elisabeth Bell for Whimsy!!! and Vintage Nautical Transportation Sentiment by Raindrop Echo Designs!!
Copic Colored~~Skin E11, 01, 00, 000....Hair N7, 5, 3, 1....Outfit B05, 04, 01, 00, Y06, 02, 00, W3, Diamond Glaze....Earrings, necklace, scales and eyelashes--Glitz given with Gelly roll clear star pen!!
Cut out using out of the box technique with SB Labels 6 nestie and inked with TH stormy sky while still in nestie.  
CS is SU Early Espresso, dp is MRD Blue Cottage Charm--I am in LOVE with Michelle's dp!!!  The background for the image--SB scallop and circle nestie and then I added the AWESOME Fran~tage Shabby Blue Embossing Enamel!!!
Vintage Nautical Sentiment cut out with SB nestie--litely inked with TH Stormy Sky and sparklized with VD Holo Iridescent GL pen.  Finished card with Whimsy corner dies, Fun fur, and Button.
Remember that the entire new release is available to buy right now from the Whimsy Stamps store along with all your Whimsy favourites.
My next card is for The Digi Bell's DT Blog and I used the sweet sweet image~~"I Love You This Much".  Found in EBell's Digital Family HERE!!
Copic colored~~ Hair E57, 55, 51...Skin E11, 00, 000, R20....Grays C5, 3, 1.....Pinks R85, 83, 81....VD Rose paper pen and cut out with SB Labels 7
The Paper Co. cardstock and dp is MRD Magnolia Spring Blossoms--YUMMY!!!  Finished with Whimsy Corner Die....MS lace and leaf/branch punches.... WOC sheer gray ribbon, Sweetheart blossoms, Pearl Rose Cacochon....and paper roses :)
Will be entering these challenges~~
The Ribbon Girl~~ Color Challenge
Elphine House #44~~ Die cuts and Layers

Thanks so much for stopping by.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Whimsy Challenge #59--Anything Goes

The Whimsy Stamps monthly challenge is in full swing over at the Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Challenge blog.  Today the Whimsy Stamps rubber team are posting their challenge creations, and as I am the Whimsy Stamps Special Guest Designer this month, I also get to play along! 

You have until June 4th to join this month's challenge which is "Anything Goes" and as always we have 3 prizes up for grabs: a $15 gift certificate, 5 digi stamps, and 1 surprise rubber stamp. You don't have to use a Whimsy image on your challenge entry, but of course it would be great if you did!

For my challenge card I inked up ... 
The Paddle wheel Vessel from The Vintage Nautical Transportation Set....this set is created by the Fabulous Raindrop Echo Designs!!!!  Created a Father's Day Card!!!
Stamped image on LaBlanche Specialty Paper with Versamark and heat embossed....then I sponged with TH stormy sky, Broken china and Vintage photo DI's.  Sentiment is SU Teeny Tiny Wishes also stamped with versamark and Gold embossing powder.  Detailed image with WOC pearls.
MS Cardstock, dp from stash??, MIC ornate corners--which I inked with TH vintage photo and added VD cream pearls, Dovecraft doily inked and spritzed with TA Glimmer Mist CremedeChocolat and Added WOC 5mm pearls and VD cream pearls, lastly added raffia lace.

Don't forget to stop by the Whimsy Stamps blog today to see the full reveal of the May new release goodies and to hop along with the New Release Blog Hop.

Thanks for stopping by today.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Whimsy Stamps GD for May Sneak Peek

Hello and welcome to the Whimsy Stamps May Release Sneak Peak Blog Hop!

Just as we did last month, we are now going to host a 3-day new release event each month where we will have a Sneak Peek Blog Hop on the day before the release (today!), a Release Day Blog Hop on release day (tomorrow), and finally a Review Day Blog Hop the day after the release. 

Each blog hop has a prize of 2 new release stamps hidden somewhere along the way and you have 24hrs to enter each prize draw.

Today we are excited to share sneak peeks of some of the brand new Wee Stamps, Kenny K and Momas Collection stamps that will be available to buy from the Whimsy Stamps store TOMORROW!

To be entered into today's blog hop prize draw, be sure to leave a comment on ALL of the DT's posts listed on the >Whimsy blog  by 12.00PM EST tomorrow. All winners will be announced on the Whimsy blog on Friday.

Don’t forget to stop by the Whimsy blog again tomorrow for the full reveal of the new release and our New Release Blog Hop!

I just want to take a moment and thank all who were involved in choosing me to be "The Guest Designer" this month.  I am excited beyond belief!!!!   I was so elated when my packaged arrived....thanks Denise!!!!!
My creation today is using~~~
The New Momas Dogwood and Roses Collection..... I stamped the Dogwood flowers and "You are the Best" sentiment with Momento tuxedo black ink and then colored flowers with Copics!!
Aren't these just AWESOME!!!!   Copics used~~ Flowers R29, R24, R22, R20, W5, C3, Sakura glaze pen...Flower centers YG 17. YR23, Y08 Sakura glaze pen, VD black pearl pen...Leaves YG17, 06, 03, C3.... shadows W1, 00
Cut out image with SB Romantic Rectangle and matted with SB curved rectangle using DCWV black CS.  The Fabulous dp's are Michele Roo's Shabby Chic and Emerald Isle collections---I DO I DO LOVE THESE!!!!!   Then I used my new Whimsy Dies-Tab 1 along with SU punch for sentiment and Whimsy's Country Heart......MMMmmm Love these to!!!!  I even used the little bitty hearts :0)
Inside of card

Thanks so much for stopping by and happy hopping!

Would love to join in the challenges for~~
Simon Says~~ Flower Power
Whimsy Inspirations #59~~ Anything Goes
Fussy and Fancy Friday #89~~ Pearls and Lace

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Creatalicious--For the Girls

It is time for another fabulous Creatalicious Monthly Challenge
Challenge #50 is "For the Girls"
This challenge is sponsored by The Trinket Track and the prize is a $20.00 coupon!  You will find the most amazing, fun and adorable embellishments at The trinket Track!!!!

Sooo... my creation for you is A Baby tote.  Altered a nice size plastic glittery gift tote (approx 8" in diameter) that I found at Michael's Craft Store for $1.00 :)  Then I added a Pre-colored image by Elisabeth Bell for KSD the home of Flower Soft!!
If you look real will see that I paper toled the image---gosh these are fun and gorgeous to work with!!!!   Finished off with LOTV sentiment; SU oval punches and Satin Bow!!!
Cut out and embossed image with SB Grand Circles.  Inked edges with TH vintage photo.
I filled the tote with some baby girl onesies and a gift card!!!
Hope you play along with us this could win some pretty cool embellishments from The Trinket Track!!

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Holly's Happy Mail

Hello friends~~~
Today is my day to Post for The Digi Bell's DT Blog
I had fun creating this cute card.....I recycled a card which I had received and paired it with one of EBell's darling digi's called...
One of many in her family of Digital Images!!!!!
 Copics used...Hair E57, 55, Y26, 23, 31....Skin E11, 00, 000, R20.....Letter C2, 00, .05 mutiliner pen....Shirt Y17, 15, 11, E44 for dots....Apron and Bow G24, 20, Y17, 15, 11, YR09, N7, 1....Pants E42, 41, 40....Shoes E44, 42....Doodling done with SU marker.   Cut out with SB deckles rectangle nestie
 Papers:  Background with verse is a recycled card, SU early espresso CS, BG Nook and Pantry Pad.  Punches are MS butterfly and fence.  I made the rolled roses and leaves---soft yellow and green CS and tipped edges with TH walnut stain DI before adding gold rhinestone centers.  Finished with ribbon as fence border :)
Inside of card!!
Another view!!   Just love that saying!!
Would like to enter~~~
Simon Says~~ Happy Mail (This is too funny...I had know idea what the challenge theme was till I was ready to that LUCKY!!!)
Sweet Stampin'~~ Anything but Birthday
Bearly Mine #84~~ Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons #44~~ Anything Goes with Ribbon