Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Good Luck Card

Today I am sharing my take on this month's DT reveal Challenge at Just Imagine/ Kreaxions. THis month's theme is All Things Green! So I decided to make a Good Luck card!  I used my #924 Kreaxions punch to punch my card border.  Hope you are inspired to get punching!

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Monday, March 28, 2016

Make a Wish


Today I am sharing this lovely birthday greeting I created for my Mom's birthday! I used some Simple Stories papers.  I created the punched doily using my Kreaxions Circle Cutter. After marking my circle with the A template, I punched along the marked lines using the Kreaxions #905 punch. I topped off the card with some ribbon and some gold pearls.I stamped my Greeting using Dare 2B Artzy's new Bright Birthday Stamp Set.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Big Blooms Thinking of You

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Today I am sharing this cute card made with the new Big Bloom set from Dare 2B Artzy! To create this card I started by stamping my image with Dare 2B Atrzy's Totally Black Premium Ink and then colored my images with Tim Holtz Distress markers. If you want to recreate these colors I used Wilted Violet, Shaded Lilac, Candied Apple, Twisted Citron, Squeezed Lemonade, Lucky Clover and Pine Needles.  I then fussy cut my blooms and layered them on my card, topping the blooms with a bit of bling!  To create the sentiment I used another Dare 2B Artzy stamp set the Thinking of You Set (12059) stamped with Dare 2B Artzy's Wild Orchid Premium Ink.  I hope you enjoyed this card and are inspired to create!

Friday, March 18, 2016

On Your Special Day



Today I am sharing this card I created for my challenge at Turtle Soup .  I started off with this amazing sketch by Bev!
I then used some free Downton Abbey Papers I had received with a magazine purchase!  I just love the touches of gold!

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Boys will Be Boys


Hi Today I am sharing this fun layout from our Washington DC Trip. Jim and Alex had a blast playing "war" at Madame Tussard's Wax Museum! I created this layout using this week's sketch at Sketches In Thyme . I used some Kaiser Craft papers on a corrugated background.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Turtle Soup Sketch-a-thon




Hi!  Today I am sharing this layout I created for my challenge at Turtle Soup.  If you love sketches this is the month to check us out!   Every challenge is based on a sketch.  I was so excited to get to play with this sketch by Shawn Lahr

I just love love love her sketches!  So my challenge was to use your stash.  SO I am challenging everyone to use their Stamps!  I used my new Dare 2B Artzy Dream Catcher Stamps Set!  




Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Flower pillow box


Check out this pillow box I created using Sin City Stamps and Sin City Die Cuts! Hop on over to their blog to check out a step by step tutorial on making this pillow box!

Monday, March 14, 2016

Downton Abbey Birthday Greeting!

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Today I am here sharing this Downton Abbey inspired Birthday Card! I confess these Downton Abbey papers came free with a magazine I purchased.  The confession is I bought the magazine for the papers!!!!!!!  I love Downton Abbey!  And so does my sister, for whom I made this Birthday crad. To create this card I cut a 5 inch circle using my Kreaxions circle cutter and then marked my punch lines using the A template.  I punched the doily using my #305 Kreaxions punch. I just love that purple doiley!  I topped it off by adding my greeting, some ribbon and a flower, and a few gold pearls.  Hope you are inspired to get punching!

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Dare 2B Artzy Monthly Challenge


Did you know that Dare 2B Artzy now has monthly challenges which include a chance to win free stamps? This month's challenge is Bright Colors.  You can find all the info right here.  
For my challenge entry I decided to try the brand new Dare 2B Artzy papers! I topped off the layout with Dare 2B Artzy Stamps using the Be Yourself and Big Bloom stamp sets!  Hop on over to the store to check out all these new products!

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Happiness Blooms Resist



Today I am sharing this beautiful card made using Dare 2 B Artzy's New Happiness Blooms Stamp Set. 
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To create this card I stamped the Flower images using VersaMark and then embossed the images with White Embossing Powder. I then colored the entire page with Gelatos.  I then blended the Gelatos and wiped the color off of the embossed images!

 I added my stamped greeting using Dare 2B Artzy's Pomegranate ink. 

Monday, March 07, 2016

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Spring Gift Box

Today I am sharing this adorable gift box created with Sin City Stamps New die cut boxes. This project also uses Sin City Stamps Ribbons, stamps and embellishments. Hop on over to their blog for all the details!