Friday, June 29, 2012

Sew Grateful for you!

In honor of the quickly approaching 4th of July holiday - 
I thought I'd share this card I made using the 
digital image from Clear Dollar Stamps called Sew Grateful!

I colored the image with colored pencil.
 The large flag and shaped die are from Lil' Inkers.
 I hope you all have a safe and happy Independence Day holiday!
See you soon!

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Operation Write Home

This week, Doodle Pantry is sponsoring
Operation Write Home's sketch challenge!

For my card I used the DP digi USA Birdie.
 One of my favorite characters that Laurie has!

Birdie is fully decked out to honor our troops!

I printed Birdie onto a natural white paper and 
then colored him with colored pencils.
I hope you will check out 
See you soon!

Friday, June 22, 2012

CIC #54 Color Callenge!

Greetings! Today's CIC challenge is a color challenge.  We have been challenged to use RED, WHITE and GREEN on our card today.  I used the digital image from Clear Dollar Stamps called Berry Sweet.
I colored the image with Tombow markers.
 I hope you will join us in the fun challenge!!

Thursday, June 21, 2012

It's a TWEET day!

I just have to share two new cards I made featuring 
the 'tweetest' digi set just released

This set is Tweethouses, designed by Lisa Lara.

Here is my first card. 
I watercolored the image with Tombow markers.

Cute little bluebirds remind me of spring!

Here is card #2

I watercolored the image with Tombow markers. 
Papers are from Basic Grey.

Thanks for visiting today!
I hope you will head on over to 
Clear Dollar Stamps and see what's new!
See you soon!

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Cornish Heritage Farms Challenge # 2

Hello - it's time for Cornish Heritage Farms Challenge # 2. 
The challenge this week was to use pearls and lace on your card.
 I decided to just use pearls on mine. 
The image I used is a digital called Comfy Chair.

I printed the digi onto white paper and then added color
 with Tombow markers blended with a waterbrush.
The background paper is from Jillibean.
I hope you will join us in this challenge. 

Monday, June 18, 2012

Sweet Sunday Sketch #161 part two!

I am back again with another entry for SSS #161. 
They are having a Design Team call, so I am applying!
Here is the sketch I followed:

For my card I used the cutest little hamster set from Lil' Inkers.
I just love this little guy - he is from their 2 cute to stamp line.

I colored him with colored pencil and blended with mineral spirits. 
The heart dies are also from Lil' Inkers, the fishtail flag die is from My Favorite Things.
The pretty background paper is from Echo Park.
I hope they pick me for their Design Team! Wish me luck!

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Sweet Sunday Sketch #161

Hello and thanks for stopping!
 Today I am playing along with 
The Sweetest Thing, Sweet Sunday Sketch
Karen always has some wonderful sketches!
For this card I used the digital image from 
Doodle Pantry called Jug and bucket.

I colored the image with Distress inks, using them as watercolors. 
I'm really happy with how it turned out! 
I added a little silver Signo pen for the bands around the bucket.
 The papers are from Simple Stories -  a new line I found at my local stamp store!
 Love the country feel of these papers! 
 The die cuts are from My Favorite Things. 
Thanks for visiting today!
Hope to see you back here again!

Clear Dollar Stamps Monthly Blog Hop!

Hello and welcome!! 
I'm happy you are here today!
Our blog hop theme this month is

I hope you arrived here from Diane's blog!
If not and you want to start from the very beginning, 
go to Lori's blog.

My card today features newly released digital set called Stitched Stars. 
I made my card in a red white and blue theme to celebrate the 4th of July!

I printed my digi onto a natural white paper and then I added
 some Distress ink in antique linen to give it an aged look. 
I then added color with Tombow markers and a white Signo pen. 
I used a fishtail flag die and cut it out of some cute patriotic paper.

I am going to send you off to Cassie now. Enjoy her beautiful creation!
Be sure and leave some comments along the way for a
 chance to win a $25 gift certificate good for digi's
 from the Clear Dollar Stamps store!

Thanks for stopping - have a great day!

Doodle Pantry Movie Ants

Today I am featuring a digi from 
Doodle Pantry called Movie Ants. 
I can't get enough of these cute little ants!

I printed the digi onto kraft paper and the colored with colored pencils.
 I found the fun kraft and red striped paper at Archivers. 
I added some glitter to the popcorn to make it look like it is salted!
Thanks for stopping by today! 
Hope you will come back again!

Friday, June 15, 2012

Digital release day at Clear Dollar Stamps!

It's time for Clear Dollar stamps digital release for June!
Today I am previewing two set for you!
 My first card uses an image from the set Oceans of Joy. 
I colored this darling calm image with watercolors
Background paper is from Basic Grey.

Card number two uses the set What a Melon.
I used the triangle wedge from this set. 
I added color with Tombow Markers and a waterbrush. 
To make the seeds shiny I used a black glaze pen.
Thanks for visting today! 
I hope you will check out what the other CDS designers have to share!
See you back here soon!

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Eureka June Blog Hop - SUMMER

Ah Summer!! 
My personal favorite time of the year!!! 
Welcome to Eureka's June Blog Hop! 
The theme this month is - you guessed it - SUMMER!!
For my card I used the image

She's ready for some fun in the sun with
 her cute little floatie! 

I colored her with colored pencil
 blending with mineral spirits. 

I cut out the floatie and attached
 it with some mounting tape to
 give it some dimension.

The banner is a die cut from 
Sweet and Sassy stamps. 
Alphabet is from Quick Kutz.

Your next stop on this fun hop is :
Enjoy her wonderful creation and the rest of the hop!
Thanks for hopping along with us!
See you next time!

Thursday, June 7, 2012


Well, it's that time of year!! Graduation!
 I don't know about you, but I have a lot of
 grad parties to go to this summer! 
Clear Dollar Stamps has just released a really cute
 new digi called conGRADulations.
I used this set to make a boy card and a girl card. 
I colored the image with colored pencil.
Thanks for visiting today!
Hope to see you here again soon!

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Hello! It's time for the Cornish Heritage Farms challenge!
 The challenge was to make a baby card.
I used the digital image, Daisies in can. 
I computer generated the sentiment.

After printing, I colored with Tombow markers and a waterbrush.

You can join in this fun challenge!

Create a card using CHF images. You can use either CHF digi or rubber stamps to create a card or project…. anything you like as long as the stamps are Cornish Heritage Farms.
 (Yes, they can be older stamps.)
Once you have created your card/project come back here and place a comment with a link to your card/project to this post so that we can see what you created. If you upload your card/project to SCS don’t forget to include the keyword CHF02. We can’t wait to see what you create! Thanks for visiting today! See you soon!

Friday, June 1, 2012

Oh MY Ant! Doodle Pantry Challenge #24

This is post number three for me today!
 What a way to start out June! 

This card is for the Doodle Pantry June challenge!
 Just for entering this fun challenge, you will 
get the digi Kite Ants for FREE! 
The only rule for this challenge is you must use a Doodle Pantry image.

This challenge runs from June 1 - 24 so you have plenty of time to join in!

This is another new release from Doodle Pantry called
 Oh my Ant! 
This little guy just makes me laugh out loud. 

I colored the image with colored pencils.
Thanks for stopping today! 
I hope you will join us at Doodle Pantry!

Clear Dollar Stamps CIC 53 - FRUITY!

Hello and welcome to Clear Dollar Stamps Clearly Inspired Challenge #53. This challenge is Fruity! We are asked to use fruit on our card for this challenge. For my card I used a darling digital image from CDS called Berry Sweet.

I colored the image with Tombow Markers. I hope you will take the challenge and show us your fruity side!
Thanks for stopping by today!

Release Day for Doodle Pantry!

It's that time again! My favorite time of the month! 
It's Doodle Pantry release day! 
Laurie has some amazing new digitals available!!! 
My first card uses the digital image Kite Ants.
Those cute little ants are just flying by to say hi!
This adorable image is FREE when you join the Doodle Pantry Challenge this month! The challenge goes live today at noon eastern! I hope you will join us!!