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Sunday, January 31, 2010

Stamptacular sunday challenge #43--winter blues

Since the Winter Olympics are just around the corner and I was watching the skateboarding on TV today, I thought this card would be so appropriate for the challenge. The stamps are from SU. DP Bo-Bunny .

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #43

This week the challenge for ssc was to make a pop up card . I did a tri-shutter card .

Stamps: hero hearts,Su
Paper: MS, MME wild asparagus
Ink: Memento rich cocoa
Accessories: Spellbinders butterfly dies, MS butterfly punch, EK success swirl punch,EK success retro flower punch, Brads and rhinestones from my stash

Torch Bearer

Today I finished a scrapbook page of my brother carrying the olympic torch in St.John's ,NL. He was so proud to have been chosen by a friend that he coached and mentored years ago in hockey . Needless to say he purchased his torch to pass on to his kids.

Friday, January 29, 2010

SASSC #50 Challenge on OCC

I made this card this afternoon for the challenge SASSC#50 on Our Creative Corner.
The DP is by Heidi Grace Designs--Valentines day sketched words.Cardstock by Prism and Coredinations . Other supplies used were spellbinders hearts nesties,CB folder script,liquid pearls, heart charm from my stash,The small hearts are popped up with dimensionals

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Mojo 123 Round

My card for this weeks mojo challenge . We were suppose to make a round card or square one , I choose the round .

Monday, January 25, 2010

Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge #53

Nothing fancy about this card today . I used Prism C/S with Basic Grey DP.Image Stamp is by Snag'em stamps and sentiment Hero Arts.Kaiser rhinestones.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

OCC Sketch Challenge

My card for this weeks OCC Sketch Challenge.
Stamp: Inkadinkado
Paper: Basic grey bittersweet, SU C/S
Ink: Memento Rich cocoa
Accessories:Spellbinders oval dies, labels #4,ribbon from stash, kasier pearls


Todays challenge is to make a card using pink .I know I have some red on this card but the base is pink as well as a lot of pinks in the DP.

Friday, January 22, 2010

MoJo 122

I'm a little late this week with my card for the mojo122 challenge . Finally took some time this afternoon to pull one together. Since valentines is just around the corner I decided to use this as the theme.

Stamp: unknown(a friend sent me this image)
Ink: Black memento
Paper:MME Tres Jolie, C/S prism
Accessories:Spellbinders ovals, ribbon and brad from my stash.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Nature's Beauty

I was going through some photos last evening and came acroos this photo that I took a few years ago at Bowering Park ,Nfld. After seeing a sketch in this months Scrapbooking and Beyond I decided this photo would be perfect for this layout.The LO was designed by Debbie Danielson. I used the Wassail and Bo-Buuny DP ,ribbon and buttons from my stash, Embellishments Wassail. I am pleased with how it came

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge #52

My friend Sharon had shared the link to this blog after she had done the challenge last week. This week I decided to give it a try.

Stamp: SU Love you Brunches
Paper: Brazzil, DP LYB
Ink: Memento rich cocoa
Accessories:spellbinders labels 4,friskers scallop punch,ribbon,flower and button from my stash.

Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #42

Todays challenge for SSC is to make a card using only 3 colors black, white and silver. I just love the look of black and white cards they are so elegant.
This is the card I came up with for the challenge.

Stamp: Just Rite
Paper: white SU,Black prism c/s,Silver shimmer c/s,DP unknown
Ink: Memento Tuxedo black
Accessories: CB textile EF, CB swiss dots EF, EK success retro flower punch,MS lattice edge punch, pearls and rhinestones .

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Cropstop January Challenge

I made this card for the January sketch challenge on Cropstop . For details on the card you can go to

MOJO 121

Finally today i spent some time stamping ,needed to catch up on challenges that I was behind on . This one is for the MOJO 121 challenge.
Stamp:Birds Galore Inkadinkado,Sentiment MSE,Swirl 7Gypies
Paper: DP basic grey, C/S prism, SU
Accessories:MS edge punch,Spellbinders circles and Labels4 ,Kasier pearls.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Cropstop Weekly Challenge 2 --Recipe

Making this card for the weekly challenge on cropstop this week was so much fun . It was Gloria's turn to come up with the challenge and she decided to give a Recipe for the challenge. After gathering all my supplies this is what I came up with . Hope you like it
Stamp:Rosewood stamps
Paper: Bo-Bunny DP, Prism C/S
Ink: Memento tuxedo black
Accessories : Buttons,Brads,Ribbon,Flowers,MS punch,spellbinders label#3

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #41

My card for the stamptacular sunday challenge #41 I stamped the image with memento ink and colored the little girls coat and pants with copic markers .
Stamp:paper bag studios Delight
Paper:basic grey DP, Prism C/S
Ink: Memento rich cocoa
Accessories: Friskers scallop edge punch,sizzix swirl die,SU window punch, flat pearls,copic markers

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Flourish Release Challenge

Here's my card for the Flourishes Release challenge that is on right now . The prize is a set of each new stamp set that is going to be released soon. The challenge has to be about LOVE so I choose to use the Flourish set Lace Heart.
Stamp: Flourish Lace Heart
Paper:Daisey Bucket,Prism,Brazzil shimmer white.
Ink: CTMH Blush, Versafine black onyx
Acessories:spellbindies circles, MS lattice,pearls,ribbon

Thursday, January 7, 2010

OCC sketch challenge SACC47

My entry for the sketch challenge on OCC this week ---SACC47.
Stamp: Clear Mini stamp butterfly scroll, Su
Paper: Basic grey DP and Brazill c/s
Ink: Versamagic, memento tuxedo black
Acessories: MS butterfly punch,kaiser pearls, ribbon from stash

Happy New Year

Just using up some scraps of DP that I had left from a card class . I really don't have many stamps for new year cards but I thought this DP would work well with the martinque stamp . I stamped the image with memento ink colored with copic markers and added frosted stickles on the rim and base of the glass to give it a frosted look. Happy New Year everyone .


Since it is getting time to start thinking about making Valentine cards I thought I'd do this weeks MoJo 120 challenge using a heart instead of circles.
Stamps: paper inspirations
Paper: Basic Grey Bittersweet, prism c/s.
Ink: Versafine
Acessories: Spellbinders,friskers scallop edge punch, Kaiser pearls

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Ink-spirations Challenge

This is a card I made for the sketch challenge on Ink-spirations .
Stamp: Tim Holtz collection--urban grunge
paper: SU regal rose ,DP basic Grey
Ink: Versafine sepia
Acessories: Spellbinders Label 4, marvy daisey punch,flat pearls