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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Top 3 Pick Challenge #240 Cheery Lynn Designs

Tickled pink to find out that my Halloween card was in the Top 3 over at Cheery Lynn Designs this week . Thanks so much for choosing my card it made my day . Congrats. to all the other contestants and winners there were so many beautiful cards . If you would like to take a look here's the link HERE

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Top Pick on Aloha Friday Challenge #82

So happy my Witchy Ride card was chosen as one of the design team Top Picks over at Aloha Friday Challenge #82 . Congratulations to all the other enteries and winners. You can take a peek HERE.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Witchy Ride

It's been so long since I have spent time in craft room or posted anything on my blog I hardy know where to start .Now that the weather has cooled a bit and Halloween is just around the corner I had to get busy and make a few cards to get in the mail for my grand kids . I see so many cute cards and projects that bloggers have posted on their blogs which gave me lots of inspiration . So here's one I made for my grand daughter who loves Halloween . I had purchased this stamp from High Hopes Rubbers Stamps last year while visiting their store in Bolton ,Ontario . They have a large selection of high quality rubber stamps made on site .

This is the inside of the card .

Stamp: Witchy Ride TT018 High Hopes Rubber Stamps,
Inks: Versamark tuxedo black embossed with clear EP, and colored with Copic markers. Mustard seed DI.
Papers: Little yellow bicycle, Bazzille black and orange C/S
Accessories: CLD Winter Neighorhood Border, SB classic circle, Cricut Cartridge Happy Haunting, Stickles.

I fussy cut the image and popped it up with dimensionals as well as the border die . The inside was decorated with various images cut from the Cricut Cartridge Happy Hauntings .
I'm entering this card in the following challenges :

DL.Art Halloween #190
High Hopes October Challenge
Cheery Lynn Design  Halloween Theme #240
Aloha Friday Challenge #82 -Orange and Black
Onecrazystamper October Challenge 

Thanks for looking and I love reading your comments . Have a great weekend . 

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Happy Birthday I'm 5

Just wanted to share my card I made for my sweet grand daughter who just turned 5 on June 12 . She loves doing crafts and we have a great time together making things each time I visit . The stamp (Little Miss sunshine) is a High Hope stamp that I picked up at One Crazy stamper store in Bolton Ontario. They have such cute stamps and are made on site . I colored her with copic markers and added some glitter on the flower . Other supplies used were :
EK retro flower punch, MS butterfly punch , Craft dies by Sue Wilson Portugese collection Lisbon, just rite leaf ,MS lace border punch,

I'm entering this in the following challenges:

Onecrazystamper June Challenge --ATG

Dies R Us challenge #51 Butterflies

Butterfly Challenge #56 +O for Oval and /or Olive ( I used oval die)

Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge #166 Say it with flowers

Stampin' Royalty Challenge SR#335-To Die For

Thanks for stopping by for a visit and I really appreciate your comments. Have a great day

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Winner ,winner

Was delighted to find out this morning that my music card that I entered on Scrapy Land Challenge was chosen as a winner this week . Thanks to the design team and congratulations to all the contestants there were so many beautiful enteries which you can see HERE

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Music Card

It's been a while since I've posted anything here ,although I have been checking in to see what's new in blogland. Today I decided to share a Birthday card I made for my brother who just loves music . He plays the guitar, piano ,violin , harmonica and several other instruments but his favorite is the guitar . Since I already have made him a guitar and a piano card I thought this year I would give him a violin card .  I found a free printable image on Pinterest and came up with this . I copied the image twice and fussey cut the violin ,then embossed it with UTEE twice to give it a nice thick shine which was then popped up in the circle . Other supplies used : TH weathered clock, TH tattered curvy banners, Just Rite stamps Music Notes, Tonic Studio Treble Clef die . Design papers is Bo Bunny Timeless Collection and I used Tea Dye DI to sponge around the edge and on the clock .

This is the image I used from Pinterest

I'm entering this in the following challenges:

Inky Chicks Challenge #68 Father's Day /Male Card

Crafty Boots Challenge : Masculine Cards 

Scrapy Land Challenge #43 ATG

Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend . Thanks for dropping by I really appreciate your comments.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Winner Challenge #69 --Aloha Friday Challenges

Woo Hoo my card was a winner over at Aloha Friday Challenges . Thanks so much and congratulations to all the other winners and contestants there were so many beautiful enteries .  You can take a peep HERE.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Top 3 Scrapy Land Challenge #39

Happy to say my card I entered over at Scrapy Land last week was chosen as one of the Top 3 . I feel so honored and thank you for chosing my card . Congratulations to all the other winners and contestants . I'm proud to display your badge on  my blog .
Here is the link if you would like to take a look  .

Friday, April 8, 2016

Happy Anniversary

It's my son and daughter-in -law's 6th wedding anniversary next week so I made this card for them . They live in Calgary so had to get in the mail so they would get it on time . I chose yellows since its spring time and also one of my favorite colors . I used papers from the Authentique 6x6 bundle :Blissful ( love Authentique paper). I used acrylic paint on the second layer and stamped around the edge with a flourish stamp.

Supplies used:
Paper: Authentique Blissful ,Recollection white c/s
Dies: TH Mixed Media Thinlits, TH Ornate Frame,TH Tattered Florals, TH Vintage Lace,Just Rite Open Leaf Vines, Cheery Lynn Design Exotic Butterfly, CLD doily (behind flower) can't remember name , SB Foliage.
Ink: Versafine Smokey Grey ,DI Pumice Stone
Stamps: See-D's Love  Sentiment, 7Gypies flourish 
Other: TH Heirloom Roses, Frantage Champagne Crushed Glass, Biscottis Perfect Pearl Mist , Bright Yellow acrylic paint.  

I'm entering this in the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by and really appreciate everyone's comments.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Scrapy Land Honourable Mention

So happy to find out that my card made Honourable Mention over at Scrapy Land  today . Congratulations to all the other winners.  here's the link if you would like a peak.