Monday, August 19, 2019

PIP Challenge #1933

Today for Pammie's Inky Pinkies Challenge #1933 we are being sponsored by the wonderful Bugaboo Stamps.  They are one of the most popular digital stamp companies around.  They always have such personality and I had a great time with my image this week.  I used Floral Wreath #01.
I colored this fun image with my copic markers and added a black strip in the center of the wreath after stamping Happy Birthday with versamark and using white embossing powder.

I hope you join us this week for the challenge over at PIP Challenges.  It is always anything goes.
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Dueling Darlings

Well I decided I would have 2 posts today because we always post our cards for our Dueling Darlings on the 15th. 
Jeanette and Kelly were our hostesses this month.  The image is by Taylored Expressions called Adventure Land.  It was so fun to color.

Thanks Jeanette for a great challenge.

ITD Creative Background

Imagine That Digital Stamps has a challenge the whole month of August.  Today I have another card I made for being one of the Customer standouts.
 
For my card today I used the digital stamp "Turtle and Butterfly". 
I had so much fun coloring the fun image with my copic markers.  It was fun doing layers for this card.  Both the sentiment and the image comes with the digital stamp set.

Be sure and check out Imagine That Digital Stamps and see what beautiful stamps they have.


Wednesday, August 14, 2019

The Project Bin

I have another fun card this week for The Project Bin using the stamp set "Milky Way"
I love doing a distress ink background.  I  used several colors until I got it the darkness I liked.  I colored the adorable martians with my copic markers and used the matching die to cut them out.  The stars are stamped with versamark and then I used white embossing powder. I also used white embossing powder on the sentiment.  This stamp set just has the most adorable sentiments with it. 
Wednesday, August 7, 2019

The Project Bin & Crafters of Faith

Today is a two for card.  I always submit a card or project for The Project Bin on Wednesdays and the Crafters of Faith group I am in with Splitcoaststampers falls on the 7th of each month.  Jen is our hostess this month for the Crafters of Faith group and she chose Revelation 21:2-3 for her scripture this month.  ("I also saw the holy city, a new Jerusalem, *coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.  I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, Behold, God's dwelling is with the human race.  He will dwell with them and they will be his people and God himself will always be with them as their God.")  Jen challenged us to use a city scape of landscape in our card.

I used the stamp set "Milky Way" from The Project Bin for my card.  I started out by sponging 3 different colors of distress ink on the background of my card.  From the stamp set I used the stars and white embossing powder.  I colored the image with copic markers and used the matching die to cut it out.  The city scape is a die I used from Sizzix.  I also used white embossing powder for the sentiment.  I cut a piece of yellow cardstock for a little light coming from the flying saucer.

Thanks Jen for a great challenge this month.
Monday, August 5, 2019

PIP Challenge #1931



I have another fun project I made for Pammie's Inky Pinkies Challenge.  This week is sponsored by The Cutting Cafe.  




For today's project I was able to use the 3D shadow card
But you have to see the inside of the card which made it so fun.  Everything is included with the template. 
I just printed off the template on some designer paper I had and made this adorable shaker card.  Thanks to The Cutting Cafe for sponsoring us this week.  
Thursday, August 1, 2019

ITD Creative Playground

I was so lucky that my penguin floating card won a "Customer Standout" award on Imagine That Digstamp Challenge in July.


It was such an honor winning this award.  Kris asked me if I would like to have a Guest spot on the August challenge and I said of course because I love working with Imagine That Digital Stamps.  They are adorable and so fun to color.

I was able to select my imagine of choice so of course I chose a flower.  I chose the Primrose stamp and actually learned how to layer digital stamps.  
I printed off the image on my computer and then colored it with my copic markers.  I just love how it turned out.  Thanks so much to Kris for this honor and be sure and check out some of there adorable digital stamps.  
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

The Project Bin

I received a new stamp and die set from Denise at The Project Bin and I have been having so much fun with it.  It is called Milky Way.
I taped off the sides of my card and then used Distress Oxides to sponge a layered look to the center.  The colors I used were Fossilized Amber, Spiced Marmalade and Seedless Preserves.  I then stamped out the images and colored them with my copic markers and used the matching die cut to cut them out.  I stamped the sentiment with versamark and then used white embossing powder.  I used a fine line marker to draw some dashes down each side of the center.

Remember today is the last day for the special over at The Project Bin.  If you order $80 worth of merchandise, you will receive the Cool Ghoul stamp set and die for free. 
Sunday, July 28, 2019

Challenge Your Stash

Today is reveal day for our Challenge Your Stash group over at Splitcoaststampers.  Pansy was our hostess this month and she chose water summer fun as our challenge.  I pulled out a stamp set that I had in a box marked garage sale and decided it would be perfect for this challenge.  So back to my inventory and one less this for the garage sale.  HA!

The stamp set I used was called Signs of Summer by Pink Ink for Impression Obsession.  I stenciled the waves using a MFT wave stencil and the clouds using a MFT Cloud stencil.  I colored the images with copic markers and placed them on the card.  The sun is a Lil inker die cut.

Thanks Pansy for a great challenge.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The Project Bin

Time again for another project for The Project Bin.  It seems like I never have enough birthday cards so I decided to make a birthday card this week using the stamp set "#bff". 
I added water to my stampin up ink and splattered it on my white piece of cardstock.  I then cut out 3/4" strips of pink and blue papers and made pennants out of them.  I stamped the beautiful sentiment and used an oval die to cut it out.  I then used a scalloped oval die to gut the green check paper out.  By adding a few flowers and sequins, it turned out to be a beautiful card.

Remember this month you can get the Cool Ghoul stamp and die set free ($18 value) with any $80 order over at The Project Bin.

Monday, July 22, 2019

PIP Challenge #1929

For Challenge #1929 over at Pammie's Inky Pinkies  it is sponsored by The Cutting Cafe.
For my card today I used their fun coffee card design.  It was so easy to print off and cut out.  I printed the pattern off on this pretty pink paper and then decorated the card with a few embellishments.  
Along with the template for the cup you get a template for the envelope.  I stamped a coffee cup on the corner of my envelope along with coffee beans.  What a fun image this was to work with.


Thursday, July 18, 2019

Mystery Image Swap Round 53

Today's card is for our Mystery Image Swap group on Splitcoaststampers.  Terry was our hostess this month and she chose the Stampin Up "Lovely Lattice" image for our swap. 
I colored the image with my copic markers and then used an embossing folder for the background and a few papers to highlights the colors I colored with.

Thanks Terry for a great swap.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The Project Bin

It sure seems like there are lots of birthdays coming up for me.  For my project this week for The Project Bin I decided to make a birthday card using the stamp set "Born Yesterday". 
On the inside of my card I used some gorgeous paper from Mintay by Karola called Bloomville.  I then cut off part of the top of the card and left 2 1/8" at the top.  I then stamped the sentiment "More Gorgeous Than Ever" and fussy cut it out.  I then adhered it to the top panel of the card.  

Just a clean and simple card to make but I love that the sentiment just stands out.

Remember that this month over at The Project Bin you can receive the Cool Ghoul stamp set and die ($18 value) free with an $80 order.  

Monday, July 15, 2019

Dueling Darlings

Today is reveal day for our Dueling Darlings group over at Splitcoaststampers.  Today is all about Christmas in July.
This challenge was given to us by Suzy and Deb.  The image I received was from Debby who chose stamping Up "I'll Be Home".  I colored the image with my copic markers.  We were also supposed to share a favorite holiday recipe and I chose the Easy Holiday Salad.

Thanks Deb & Suzy for a great challenge.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The project bin

Time again for another fun card for The Projectwww.theprojectbin.com Bin.  I made this card with the stamp set "Born Yesterday".


I just love these sentiment stamps.
Monday, July 8, 2019

PIP Challenge #1927

Today at Pammie's Inky Pinkies we have a new challenge sponsored by Polkadoodles.
For my card today I decided to make a fun scene using the digital stamp "Tree Scene" from Polkadoodles.  
I started this card by printing off the tree image and coloring it with my copic markers.  The clouds in the background were from a cloud stencil I had.  I then added the birds from a die I had and the flowers from a die set I had.  The grass is a punch.  I added the happy birthday sentiment at the side of the card.  

What a fun card this was to make.  Be sure and join us over at Pammie's Inky Pinkies for a change to win 3 free digital images from Polkadoodles.
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

The Project Bin

Well here it is the day before the big 4th of July.  I just had to make a card today for my Wednesday project for The Project Bin
For my card today I used several colors of Distress Oxides (Faded Jeans, Mermaid Lagoon, Seedless preserves, & wilted violet).  I sponged the background until I liked the color.  What a nice combination this turned out to be.  The sky line is a die I had.  I used the stamp set "Red, White & Boom".  I must confess that I this was kind of a mistake card.  I was using my misti and the bursting stamp with versa mark and white embossing powder.  I didn't realize that I had moved the stamp just a bit so my bursts overlapped.  But when the card was complete, I liked the look.  I used black embossing powder for the sentiment.

I hope everyone has a happy & safe 4th of July.  Be sure and check out the special this month for The Project Bin.  With every $80 of merchandise purchase, you will receive the Cool Ghoul stamp set and dies.  
Friday, June 28, 2019

Challenge Your Stash

My card today is for our Challenge your Stash group at Splitcoaststampers.  Maggie was our hostess this month and she challenged us to celebrate the start of summer and make a card with yellow and sunshine. 
I pulled out a stamp set from Stampin Up (Petal Palette) that I had not ever used and decided it would be perfect for this card.  I started by sponging the sunrays on the background using Fossilized Amber & Squeezed Lemonade distress oxides.  I then colored my roses with my copic markers.  I punched out a butterfly and colored them with my distress oxides.  The sentiment is from Penny Black "Sprinkles and Smiles".

Thanks Maggie for a great challenge.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The Project Bin

This month I have been featuring the stamp set "Red, White & Boom" from The Project Bin.  You can receive this stamp set free over at The Project Bin this month with a $75 order.
I love the fireworks stamp in this set.  I stamped it in Red and blue on this card and then stamped the sentiment "Happy Independence Day" in the center of the card.  I added a little sparkle by gluing the blue & red stars in the center of the fireworks.

A simple card but perfect for the 4th of July.
Monday, June 24, 2019

PIP Challenge #1925

Today for Pammie's Inky Pinkies Challenge #1925 we have a new sponsor called "The Cutting Cafe".  It is such a fun store.  I sure hope you check it out.

For my project today, I am using the "Gift Enclosure card Box Template set" from The Cutting Cafe.  This is the perfect box for those little note cards you like to add to packages.
The pattern is so easy to put together.  I just used some scraps of paper I had to make this adorable little box.  
Sunday, June 23, 2019

Inky Paws Challenge

My fourth and final card for the Inky Paws Challenge is to make something using my favorite Newtons Nook product.  Well I love the deer images that they had designed so I chose to use the "Deer Friend" stamp set as my favorite product.
I used several colors of distress oxides with water to make the blue background.  I used a leaf embossing folder on the piece of green cardstock.  The deer are colors with my Altenew watercolors.  Aren't these guys just adorable?

Newtons Nook Theme Challenge

For my 3rd card for the Newtons Nook Inky Paws Challenge I decided to go with a theme challenge.  I chose the spring challenge.
What a beautiful theme this is.  I used the stamp set "Loads of Blooms" for my card below to celebrate spring.  I stamped the image and colored it with my Altenew watercolors.  


What fun it was to look back at some of these great challenges they have had over at Inky Paws Challenge.

Newtons Nook Sketch Challenge

For my second card I decided to do the sketch challenge for Newtons Nook Inky Paws Challenge in celebration of their 100th challenge.
I chose #43 for my Sketch challenge above.
I used one of my favorite stamp sets called "Woodland Spring".  I love this adorable little fox.  I colored the image with my Altenew watercolors and fussy cut the image out.  I used a cloud stencil to do the background of the fox.  Love this sweet image.


Newtons Nook Inky Paws Color Challenge







Newtons Nook is one of my favorite stamp companies.  It could be because of the many adorable kitty stamps.  Their Inky Paws Challenge is celebrating their 100th challenge.  They have 4 different categories to enter your card in.

For my first card I decided to do the Color Challenge.
This is the color challenge I decided to go with.  
I started my card by using my distress oxides and water to make a watercolor background.  I used the adorable little mouse on a tulip stamp that is from Garden Mice stamp set.  After stamping the image I used my Altenew watercolors to color the image.   

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Project Bin

Where oh where does the time go?  I can't believe that July 4 is only 15 days away.  I hope everyone is enjoying their summer.  For my card this week for The Project Bin, I decided to use the stamp set "Red, White and Boom!".
I pulled out some patriotic papers that I had and made this card.  I stamped the image on white card stock and used an oval die to cut it out.  I found some different sparkly papers for the stars and scalloped oval.

I hope you liked my card this week.  Remember that an order over $75 over at The Project Bin will receive this stamp set (Red, White & Boom!) for free.  What a deal.  

Be sure and check back next week because I have another card using this same stamp set.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Unidentified Image Swap #44

Heather selected our image this month for our challenge. 


Of course Heather chose one of my favorite stamp companies "Two Paper Divas" for her image.  I am still sad they are out of business but I am very lucky to have several of their stamps in my stash.  This set was called "Spring Boots".  I colored the image with my copic markers and used a cross stich rectangle die to cut it out.

Thanks Heather for a great challenge.
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Dueling Darlings

What a fun challenge this month for the Dueling Darlings selected by Terry L. and Tami.  Terry L. sent me a package of all kinds of goodies.  Who would of thought it would be so much fun to make a halloween card in June?  Well I loved it. 
The adorable image is from My Favorite Things called "Witch Way is the Candy?".  The papers used are from The Paper Studio.  The fence, spider web and small bats are from Amuse.

Thanks to Terry and Tami for a great challenge this month.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The Project Bin.

I have another fun card today for The Project Bin.  I liked my card so well last week that I decided to make another card using a different sentiment from the Birthday Girl stamp set.

I stamped the sentiment birthday girl on a piece of vanilla cardstock and cut it out.  I also did a little sponging around the edges with Creamy Caramel Stampin Up ink which is an oldie but goodie and is no longer available.  I love the softness of this color.  The other elements of the card are from the paper line Denim & Girls by Maja designs.  I really liked the photo pages.

I hope you enjoyed the card this week.  Be sure and check back next week because I am in the Patriotic theme.  

The Project Bin is running a June Special which is if you order $75 of merchandise you will receive "Red, White & Boom" stamp set.  Later in the month I will show you several fun cards I made with this stamp set.

Monday, June 10, 2019

PIP Challenge #1923

I have a fun card today for Pammie's Inky Pinkies Challenge #1923.  Our sponsor this week is Imagine That Digistamp.  You just have to love their digital stamps.  Such personality.  My card today is from the stamp set Poolside Penguins
I stenciled some waves on the bottom and added a little sunshine to the background of this card.  I colored the image with my copic markers and fussy cut it out.  So fun to color.  I just love the summertime feel this card has.  It is amazing how many different digital stamps come with the set.  What a bargain.

I am also entering this card in the monthly ITD Challenge

Be sure and link up your card at PIP Challenges because a lucky winner will win a $12 coupon to Imagine That Digistamp.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The Project Bin

I am so excited about my card today for The Project Bin.  I came across some beautiful papers called Denim & Girls by Maja Designs.  It worked so well with the sentiments from Birthday Girl stamp set.
I stamped the sentiment birthday girl on a piece of vanilla cardstock and cut it out.  I also did a little sponging around the edges with Creamy Caramel Stampin Up ink which is an oldie but goodie and is no longer available.  I love the softness of this color.  The other elements of the card are from the paper line Denim & Girls.  I really liked the photo pages.

I hope you enjoyed the card this week.  Next week I have another card using the same paper line.  Be sure and check back. 

The Project Bin is running a June Special which is if you order $75 of merchandise you will receive "Red, White & Boom" stamp set.  Later in the month I will show you several fun cards I made with this stamp set.

The Project Bin

For my card today I decided the used one of the new stamp sets from The Project Bin called Love Your Shellfie.  I decided to use a lot of the sentiments in my card.

I started by stamping the turtle image with clear Versamark ink all over a 4 X 5 1/4" piece of cardstock.  I then used white embossing powder and versamark for the sentiments.  The turtle was colored with copic markers and cut out and pop dotted on the white embossed circle.

These sentiments just have to make you smile.  

Remember you only have a few days left to take advantage of the May special  over at The Project Bin.  If you order $75 of merchandise, you will receive "Classic Man" stamp (a $14 value) for free.

Monday, May 27, 2019

PIP Challenges

Well last week sure flew by.  Happy Memorial Day to all!  This week Pammie's Inky Pinkies is sponsored by Polkadoodles.
I hope you check out their website because they have some adorable images.  For my card today I am using the stamp  "Cake Time, Twiggy and Toots".  The fun thing about purchasing this set is that you get it in black and white to color or you can just print off the color version that is included when you purchase the set.  

Well since I like to color, I decided to pull out my copic markers and give it a whirl.  So fun to color.

Thanks for stopping by and be sure and join us over at Pammie's Inky Pinkies.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The Project Bin

Today I am sharing a fun card I made for The Project Bin using one of their new stamp sets called "Birthday Girl".  I love all the fun sentiments on this stamp set.
I started this card with a black card base.  I then cut out 4 miscellaneous pieces of designer paper that measured 2" x 2 5/8".  I then folded the corner on each piece and adhered them to the black card base.  I then wrapped the orange ribbon around the center of the card.  I stamped the sentiment on a piece of white cardstock and cut it out using a circle die.  I pop dotted it on the center of the card.  I had a candle punch that worked perfect for this card.

Remember the May special over at The Project Bin.  If you order $75 of merchandise, you will receive "Classic Man" stamp (a $14 value) for free.

Monday, May 13, 2019

PIP Challenges

Time again for another card for PIP Challenges.  We are so lucky this week because it is being sponsored by Bugaboo stamps which is an all time favorite of mine for digital stamps.
The stamp I am using for my card today is the 4 block tulip square.  
I printed off the image on my printer and sized it to fit on this card.  I then colored the image with my copic markers and cut the squares out.  I then put them on a black cardstock square.  I love how this turned out. 

Thanks to Bugaboo for these great images to work with.


Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The Project Bin

My project today covered 2 different obligations.  The Project Bin has a new stamp set called Birthday Girl which can be used several different ways. 
When assembling this card I decided to make it for our Crafters of Faith group on Splitcoast Stampers.  Liz was our hostess this month and she chose 2 Corinthians 4:8-9 "We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair;  persecuted, but not abondoned, struck down, but not destroyed" as her scripture of choice.  Liz challenged us to try the Faux Pressed Flower that can be found on SCS under this tutorial.

I started by stamping the sentiment on white cardstock and cut it out using a half circle die.  I then adhered it to the card base.  I then glued the flowers in place and then put it through an embossing folder.  I just love how this turned out.  Such fun.

The Project Bin is having a May special!  If you order $75 of merchandise, you will receive Classic Man which is a $14 value for free! Be sure and check it out.


Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The project Bin

Today I am a little late in getting my card out for The Project Bin.  For my card today I used the new stamp set called Love Your Shellfie
I colored this adorable image with my copic markers and then used a few dies to highlight it.  I just love this new stamp set.  Be sure and check out the Project Bin for this new addition to their collection.
Monday, April 29, 2019

PIP Challenge #1917

This week at Pammie's Inky Pinkies our sponsor is Newton's Nook which is one of my favorite stamp companies.  I'm sure you see a lot of their stamps on my blog.  We are also going with a Clean and Simple theme this week.
For my card I decided to use Newton's Birdbath as my stamp for my creation.  I started by stamping the image in the corner of my card and colored it with my copic markers.  I then stamped the image on masking paper and cut it out and placed it over the image.  I then taped off about 3/4" on the right side and bottom.  I then used distress oxide and sponged over the masked image.  I pulled the mask off and this beautiful image came out.  The sentiment was part of the stamp set.