Sunday, November 19, 2017

Christmas ornaments

So, I found these mason jar type ornaments at Dollar Tree!
Sadly I've only been able to find 4 of them.

The inside elements came from Hobby Lobby.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Snowglobe cards

I mentioned getting some crafting time with a friend.

These are the cards we made.
I think they are adorable, what do you think?

Thursday, November 16, 2017

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Hello!  I've been MIA lately.
My mom had emergency open heart surgery a month ago, and just before that, we went through hurricane Irma, so I've been quite distracted.

I had the opportunity to spend some crafting time with a dear friend and it jump started my desire to get Christmas crafts going.

These are made with stickers from Paper Wishes. I'm lucky to have a lady who has a little booth at our farmer's market who sells them.

I colored this guy with my gel pens.

This card is so pretty, I love that the stickers come in different color to create cool designs easily.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

12 months of Christmas

Challenge #35

Optional Theme: Star Struck

This month I decided to make an ornament using an svg file I've had for a while along with the gorgeous papers.

Friday, November 10, 2017


The challenge theme this week is "A touch of gold"

Christmas Ball with Ribbon Digital Stamp

I cut 6 of the ornaments out and folded each one in half then glued them all together like a book.  
I added the ribbon and bells to the center before I glued the final 2 pieces together.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Thanksgiving Tom

Hey there! It's  my day to share some cuteness with you for Sunsational Stamps.
Our challenge this month is Thanksgiving and there is a free digi on the challenge post so you can play along this month.  
I'm sharing 2 cards I made using him because he's so cute!!

Friday, November 3, 2017

Christmas angel

Today our challenge is Angels! 
I made this sweet card using the adorable Caroling Angel stamp

 I combined the scroll with the phrase for the inside message.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Bah Humbug

Hello! Today I am sharing a fun Christmas card using an image from our sponsor Bugaboo!
He's called Crabby Cat
This little dude cracks me up! 
I made some candy canes using tiny pipe cleaners.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Color challenge

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It's time for a new challenge!
This is a fun one, use the above colors in your project.
I made this cute fall wreath.  It's a file I've had for a while from Cuddly Cute Designs.
The sponsor this month is Bugaboo digi stamps. Head over to Connie Can Crop and join today!

Friday, October 27, 2017

Stop and smell the pumpkins

Pumpkins Digital Stamp

Smell the Pumpkins Digital Stamp

This week's theme is Halloween.
These guys are among my favorites, they are so cheerful and look like they are having the best time!
I colored them with sharpies and then lightly sprayed the image with rubbing alcohol to lighten the colors.  I learned this technique by accident a while back, my original plan was to use the alcohol as a blender of sorts and it ruined my image.  So now I know what it does and I use it to sort of distress the coloring.  I like how it came out, makes the pumpkins look more rough, not so smooth.
I put the phrase inside, makes me laugh since everything is pumpkin spice right now...even Cheerios!! UGH!

This is my first treat bag I've made.  There was a contest in one of the groups I'm in and I actually managed to get it done first!  It's the same on both sides, my daughter said she will use it next year...nice right?  Her blue pumpkin that lights up is more exciting I guess. 

Monday, October 23, 2017

Happy Halloween

Design Team

Hey there crafty pals! I have a couple of fun cards for you today.
These are some I made in the past.  I have been at the hospital all last week with my mom, so I didn't have time to get my new project finished.
Mom is home and doing really well.

You still have time to join our Halloween challenge!
Head to the shop to check out all the great images available!

Friday, October 20, 2017

Anything Goes with QKR stampede

Hunting Turkey Digital Stamp

Howdy stampers! Today is a new challenge at QKR stampede.  This week the theme is Anything Goes!
I chose to use this fun turkey, he cracks me up.  Little pilgrim dude goin' to get his dinner!
I colored him with my pencils and blended with gamsol and let my cameo cut him out for me.
I used a couple of  my MFT dies to create the ground for him to walk on.
The "sun" is a fun fabric embellishment I've had for ages.

 I glued his feet to the paper and used foam tape on the rest of his body for some dimension.