Monday, May 10, 2021

PIP Challenge #2119

 This week over at Pammie's Inky Pinkies it is being sponsored by a new digital company called We are 3.


They have some of the most beautiful digital paper, sentiments and images.  For my card today I am using Margaret's Iris circular border.  When you purchase this image, you actually get 4 different iris borders.  I am a huge fan of irises and thought this one was perfect.

I printed off the image and cut it out with a circle die.  I then used a scalloped circle die in the dark purple to really make the image stand out.  The Enjoy sentiment is a Jilly Bean stamp and die.  I used white embossing powder on the word Enjoy.

I hope you check out We are 3 because they have some amazing images at very reasonable prices.

Saturday, May 8, 2021

Fun Card Kits

 I am in a fun group on Splitcoaststampers where we each take a month and send a card kit to the hostess.  You get to pick your them of what you would like.  April was my month to receive kits and boy did I hit the jackpot.  Each of the kits sent to me were stamps I did not have or have not used.  I finally got cards made from all my kits so I thought I would highlight all the cards I made from each person.

These 2 cards were from kits sent to me from Terry S.  The above stamp is Stamps Happen Gardening Shelf and the stamp below is SU Serene Song.  She sent me papers from Carta Bella Flower Garden.

These 2 cards were made using a kit from Barb D.  The images are from Gina K. Designs Lace Flowers and the papers are from Stampin Up Share What You Love.

Shelly sent me these images.  I believe both stamps are from Colorado Craft Company.  Not sure of the paper line.

These 2 cards were made from kits from Carol.  She sent me the actual stamps which I will continue to use in my card making.  The top one is by Hampton Art called Roses and the bottom one is called Morphic Flowers by Inkadinkadoo.  Not sure of the paper line but I sure love it with the pinks and black papers.

These 2 cards were made with kits from Maggie.  The top card was made with images from Beautiful Botanicals from Simply Cards and Papercraft and the bottom card is an image from CC Designs.  The papers used are from Bo Bunny Madeleine Collection.

And last but not least are the beautiful rose cards I was able to make with a kit from Darlene.  She sent me the Gina K Designs Rose Stamp which I love.  The designer paper is Garden Tour by Gina K also. 

So that is it for all the cards I made with the wonderful kit I received.  My request was for flowers and my friends sure knocked it out of the park in sending me images.  

Sunday, May 2, 2021

Inky Paws Challenge

 I sure am enjoying the beautiful weather we are having in Kansas.  The flowers are in bloom and the smells are just lovely as I go on my daily walk.

Today's card I made is for Inky Paws Challenge #147 over at Newtons Nook Designs.  The challenge this week is a sketch challenge which I always love playing with.

For my card I decided to use the stamp set "Dainty Daisies".  This was such a fun image to color with my copic markers.
I hope you enjoyed my card today and be sure and check back and see what I have planned for the rest of the week.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Challenge Your Stash

 Today's card is for our Challenge Your Stash group over on Splitcoaststampers.  Shelly is our hostess for the month of April and her challenge for us was to celebrate Kiss Your Mate Day which is April 28.  She challenged us to make a card showing a kissing couple, a couple in love or love for a pet.  I couldn't find the original stamp I wanted to use for this challenge so I went a different direction

In my family we are all crazy about our pets so I used this adorable image from the stamp set "You Have My Heart" by My Favorite Things.  The designer papers I used to make the card are from Flower Garden by Carta Bella.  I colored the image with my copic markers and used the sentiment from the stamp set.

Thanks to Shelly for a great challenge this month.

Monday, April 26, 2021

PIP Challenge #2117

 Time for another challenge over at Pammie's Inky Pinkies.  Today's challenge is being sponsored by SheepSki Designs.  


For my card today I am using the tulip border digital stamp.  I have to say that I love this stamp.  It is so pretty at the bottom of a card.  Any sentiment would be perfect for this image.  Spring is here and the tulips are in perfect bloom here in KS.  Even a little snow did not stop them from budding out.

I printed the image and colored it with my copic markers.  I decided to go with yellow and pink tulips although I want to make another card and color the tulips red and yellow to duplicate what I am seeing on my daily walk.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Unidentified Swap #55

 I am in a group on Splitcoaststampers with several very creative ladies.  Each month a hostess picks an image to play with.  Each participant then sends cards to the hostess and they swap out cards and you receive 3 different cards back. 

This was my month to be hostess and I chose Bloomin Background by Taylored Expressions for my image.  I thought it would be fun to list all the cards I received back and to show how each card looks different.

Card By Barb

Card By Amber

Card by Darlene

Card by Jody

Card By Carol

Card by Janet

Card by LJ

Card by Terry S

My Card

As you can see, each card is so different but beautiful.  Thanks gals for doing such a great job with the image this month.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Inky Paws Challenge #146

 I seem to have lost my creative juices and decided to try my hand at the Newton's Nook Inky Paws Challenge #146.  I love the color challenges and trying my hand at creating something new.

Use the colors--orange, yellow, green, and white

I went through my Newton's Nook stamps and found one I haven't used in a while.

For my card, I started with a piece of watercolor paper and colored a small space in the center with a yellow watercolor ink.  I then stamped out several butterflies from the "Beautiful Wings" stamp set.  I colored them with my copic markers using the colors required in the challenge.

I was really happy with my card and home to make a few more birthday cards with this stamp set.

PIP Challenge #2119

 This week over at Pammie's Inky Pinkies it is being sponsored by a new digital company called We are 3 .                               ...