Expressions In Ink

Hello everybody! Today, I’ve got two cards to show you that each feature the Expressions In Ink Designer Series paper. When I first saw this paper in the new catalog, I thought it was pretty, but it wasn’t really in my favorite top ten or anything. BUT… when I got it and opened it, I …

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Peaceful Poppies

Hey everybody! I want tis hare a beautiful card we made at last month’s Bingo. It features the Beautiful Poppies suite of products.  I think the real star of this whole suite is the paper- Peaceful Poppies DSP. I used it alot in my upcoming class (check it out below.) This card uses a sentiment …

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Facebook Friday: Designer Series Paper!

Hello everybody! It’s time for another Facebook Friday!  Today, I’m focusing on some of our wonderful Designer Series Paper (DSP.) We’re having a great sale this mont in fact- Buy 3 Get 1 Free! You can see all of the DSP in the sale here.  If you are unable to join me live, I will …

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Shine on DSP and Sparkle and Shine Stamps

Hello everyone! I hope you had a wonderful weekend!  I just can’t get enough of the Shine On Designer Series Paper. I love it so much! If you haven’t played with it yet, it’s much heavier than regular DSP. It’s a Kraft paper, so it feels like cardstock.  I saw a really cute card on …

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Ombre Simply Irresistible DSP Tutorial

Happy Monday morning friends! I am sharing a card with you that features a fantastic Designer Series paper from the Sale-A-Bration catalog. I think I have to say, it’s my favorite SAB item this year! It has really big WOW factor!! I also made a tutorial for ya!  You can get this paper for free …

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A few of my favorite things…(FMU117)

I had so much fun with this week’s Friday Mash Up Challenge!  Here’s your Mashup Challenge: Create a project using a “line from the grid”. Create a project with a “few of your Favorite things ( Stamps & Colors)”. Or Mash it Up and create a project using the “Tic Tac Toe grid with a few of your …

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Hello Summer!!!

Good Morning! It’s the last day of school here! Whoo Hoo!! I am so excited to start my summer vacation! I have a quick card for you today that I made last weekend. I’ve been wanting to use this banner stamp from Show and Tell 1 for a while.  Stamps: Show and Tell 1 (Photopolymer) and …

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Teacher Appreciation Day 4

Day 4 of treats for my daughters’ wonderful teachers. I bough these simple cans of cookies and fancied them up with the new DSP from the Summer Mini called Beyond the Garden. I also used some of the trim stickers from the new Playful Polka Dots Simply Scrappin’ Kit, which really made things easy!ETA: This …

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Pink Bike!

If I ever had a Vespa (is that what they are called??) it would most definitely be pink! Check out my color inspiration below, it’s from Create, Ink! this week! Sketch is from Mojo Monday’s last week challenge. Stamps: On the Grow Ink and Paper: Rose red and pretty in Pink DSP, Newsprint, So Saffron, …

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A Crafty Week…

We have had such a busy week. The girls spent all week working on their pumpkins for our school’s Pumpkin Patch (more on that below) and I spent the week getting read for stamp clus and a trip out of town. Wheew! So, sorry for the brief absence! Today, I created a card for the …

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Spooky Birthday

Another great sketch at Clean and Simple. It’s so…simple! LOL! I decided to use some Halloween paper in a anon Halloween way! I think it works! And that ruffle?? That’s called Waffle Paper and will be available Sept. 1 in the new SU Mini! Stamps: Grunge Rock Ink and Paper: Rich Razzleberry, Wicked Fun Specialty …

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A Little Bit of Fall

Clean and Simple #101 and Color Throwdown #104 came together today to make a fall inspired card. It’s so hot here, I am starting to fanatsize about fall! I used the little leaf from Every Little Bit to make the pattern paper in the back and then I stamped it on the coordinating color cardstock …

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Corcord Crush {PPA 53}

This week at Paper Pal Arts, the challenge was to go monochromatic with Purple! So fun! I love sticking to one color. And I am so in love with this new In Color called Concord Crush! I also used an old In Color, now Core Color, Rich Razzleberry. Stamps: Aviary, LongfellowsPaper and Ink: Rich Razzleberry, …

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Kimono Thanks

I love, love LOVE this stampe set. I especially love it paper pieced like this. I stamped it on Real Red, Old Olive and Tempting Turquise, then cut out only the dresses. I then stamped the girls on whisper white and stuck the dresses right on top. I used the sketch from Sweet Sunday Sketch …

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Tweet Tweet!

Today’s card was inspired by the colors at Create with Connie and Mary and a sketch from Always Playing with Paper. Stamps: Aviary, Tiny Tags Ink and Paper: Pretty in Pink, Real Red, Old Olive, Whisper White, So Saffron, Old Olive DSP Other: Tiny Tags Punch, DSP Buttons, Real Red Striped Grossgrain Ribbon, thread, twine, …

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Go Green!

In your craft room that is! Grab your favorite green and make something! My two favorite weekend challenges came together for this fun and simple card. I used the colors from Curtain Call and sketch from Sweet Sunday Sketch. I turned the sketch on its side, can you tell?? I used Word Play again. This …

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Cute by the Inch

Mojo Monday and Paper Players came together for this card featuring a level 2 Hostess set called Cute by the Inch. I struggled with both of these challenges! The circle on the bottom just would not work for me, so I went for my favorite ribbon treatment instead! And, I have trouble with grey, so …

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Sweet Sunday Sketch #77

What an interesting sketch from The Sweetest Thing! I wimped out and made my card reqular size. But, it still worked. My colors come from a new (to me) challenge blog I discovered called Just Add Ink. Stamps: Aviary, Pedaling Past Ink and Paper: Eary Espresso, Rose Red, Elegant Eggplant, Lovely Lilac, Melon Mambo DSP, …

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