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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.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

March Challenge Winner on Onecrazystamper

Wow I'm really doing the happy dance today . Found out that my bunny card won the challenge for March over at One crazy stamper. Here's the link if you would like to take a peep. Thanks for picking my card and congratulations to all the others who entered each one was beautiful.


Monthly Challenge

WooHoo Winner on Cheery Lynn Design

What a nice way to start the day ,found out my card was chosen on CLD this week , here's the link if you would like to have a peep .Thank you so much and congratulations to the other winners and contestants.


Thursday, March 24, 2016

Happy Birthday

Just wanted to share a Birthday card I made for a friend  Her Birthday was in Febuary but I was late getting it to her ( we usually meet for lunch on our birthdays) due to weather and me being away . Last week we met up for an afternoon shopping and I finally gave her this card .
I took my inspiration from Pameilla Johnson's blog My Little Craft Things.

Supplies used :
Paper :Recollections white c/s , cardboard for frame.
Stamps: TH Fabulous Flourishes, JRS sentiment
Inks: DI spun sugar, DI Victorian Velvet, DI Shabby shutters, Wendy Vecchi metallic gold embossing paste, TH distress crackle paint .
Other: TH Ornate Frame , CLD exotic butterfly, TH Tattered florals, SB Ribbon Banners, SB Foliage, TH stencils flourish, TCW 6x6 stencil sweet music. Prima leaves, pearls, twine and lace from my stash.

I'm entering this in the following challenges :
In The Pink Challenge #90--Spring Flowers

Creative Inspirations Challenge #247-  Nature

Dies R Us Challenge #45 Handmade flowers

Cheery Lynn Design Challenge # 22ATG

Crafting By Design : 3 or more layers

Anything But Cute Challenge #11  Crazy for Color

Really appreciate you stopping by and would love if you leave a comment .

Monday, March 21, 2016

Carrot Express

Here's another Easter card I made for another Grand child . The stamp is from High Hope Rubber stamps called Carrot Express #S055 . I picked this one up at One Crazy Stamper in Bolton . A great store with so many awesome stamps and craft supplies .

Entering this in the following challenges :

Onecrazystamper March Challenge 
Scrapy land Challenge #38--Green
Dies R Us Challenge #45--handmade flowers
Double D Challenge --Easter

Thanks for dropping by hope you've having a great day .

Easter Chick

It's a snowy day her in the Maritimes today we always get a storm around St. Patrick's day and this year Sheila passed through again . I 've been making a few Easter cards this pass week so thought I would share another one with you . This is a stamp I picked up at Carsand-Mosher's in Truro last week . It's sad but there isn't any craft stores closer now to where I live .

Supplies used :
Stamps: Stampendous Floral Bonnet, Amuse sentiment.
Paper: Graphic45 time to flourish ,Making Memories and SU C/S
Inks: Versafine , copic markers
Dies: Cheery Lynn Design Lace doily,SB classic ovals,SB Decorative Labels 28
Other: May Arts lace rbbon and twine from my stash .

I'm entering this in the following challenges:

Double D Challenge--Easter
Allsorts challange #355-Easter
Anything but Cute Challenge #11--Crazy for color
Cheery Lynn Design #225 ATG
Frilly and Funkie Challenge --Let's make a trio (3 dies )
Stampin'Royalty Challenge #321
Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge #137

Hope you've enjoyed my card ,please feel free to leave a comment I love reading them . Have a great day .

Happy Easter

G ood morning bloggers just wanted to share one of the Easter Cards I made for one of my grand children from a new stamp I picked up while I was in Ontario recently . I visited a scrapbooking store in Bolton called One Crazy Stamper and had the pleasure of meeting the owner /designer of Hope Rubber Stamps . What a great store so many cute stamps and products . Lora even took the time to show me how the stamps are made on site . Really appreciated this Lora and I will be back again .
Supplies used:
Stamp --Posing Bunny R080  High Hopes Rubber Stamps ,Happy Easter HHRS.
Paper: Bella BLVD
Dies: MB Grassland Border, IO Rabbit set 168-C, SB Decorative Labels 22,

I colored the bunny with copic markers and fussy cut her out then popped up on a wobble. My grand daughter who's 3 will love this I think .

I'm entering this in the following challenges:

One Crazy Stamper -ATG
Double D Challenges -Easter
Scrappy land Challenge #38
AllSorts Challenge #355 -Easter

Have a great day and thanks for dropping by . I really appreciate your comments .