Saturday, December 31, 2011

Anything goes with Our Daily Bread Design

Our challenge at Our Daily Bread Design Blog is anything goes as long as you use ODBD stamps. I chose this gorgeous Daffodil corner and colored it with copics.  The words are from the Mother Day set. I also used the daffodil corner on the inside of the card.  The beautiful shape of the card is from Cheery Lynn coved corner die set. The sentiment is on the inside of Spellbinders Twisted Metal tag set. 

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Fuzzy birds

I LOVE this new stamp set from Flourishes, I think these little birds look so fluffy and all ready for cold weather.  I cut them out by hand and then used the custom die for the border.  The beautiful Dutch doily frame is from Cheery Lynn dies and so are the
pine branches.  I colored the image with copic markers and then sponged some distressed ink around them to look like the sky.

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Merry Christmas!!

Merry Christmas to all!!! I love how pretty the table looks before we eat and trash it! I hope the best for everyone in the New Year. Thank you so much for all my followers and the wonderful comments throughout the year. Have a blessed holiday season.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Flourishes Timeless Tuesday, telescope card

Flourishes challenge this Tuesday is to make a telescoping card.  I used their paper whites  flower set and colored it with copics.  Spellbinders labels 20 for the die cuts. Paper is from my stash and  I added some bling from Michaels.  The corners were cut with a MS border punch and some gems added. 

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Opposites Attract

Opposites attract is the theme for this challenge on Flourishes blog.  We were to use the same stamp set for two totally different looks.  For this card I'm using their stamp set,  Christmas Candles and this card is made into a birthday card.  I used their key hole die cut for the shape around the candle, then I traced the outer edge to make the backing for it.  The beautiful Victorian flourish and leaf flourish are from
Cheery Lynn.  The fern is a MS punch and the rose is from Prima. Background paper is adhesive fabric paper from JoAnn's.  I colored the image with copic markers and added some stickles.
For my Christmas card I used the same stamp and die cut, added some holly leaves from a MS punch and the spellbinders poinsettia.  Colored the image with copic markers and added glitter to the hurricane and candle.  I used a pre-made bow and ribbon to finish the card.  

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Merry Christmas Poinsettia

Well it's almost Christmas and I totally forgot I had the spellbinders poinsettia die.  I found it today when I was cleaning up my table and decided I better make a card. The poinsettia and leaf is from Spellbinders, the Victorian flourish  and holly branch are from
Cheery Lynn designs.  The corners are done with a MS border punch beaded arches, just cut 1.5" squares and then turn them point to point like a diamond and cut in half, drop the straight end into the border punch and trim the ends and you have beautiful corners.  I'm using this for a quick Christmas card for the challenge at 
Joan's Garden blog.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Our Daily Bread Design sketch

This wonderful sketch is from Our Daily Bread Design blog.  I started out with a 5x7 green card, then added a piece of soft yellow and ran it through the musical 5x7 cuttlebug folder.  The red scalloped DP is from my stash and I used a scalloped XL cove rectangle stacker from Cheery Lynn Designs, edged with a gold pen.  The green die is a Spellbinders label 21, I stamped the musical background from ODBD on this and edged it in gold.  The holly inverted circle is from Spellbinders, I cut it out of cardboard and then added the DP from K&Co over it, edged it in gold also.  The holly leaves are a Martha Stewart punch and I edged them in gold, added some dark red gems. The flower was white and I used a copic R39 garnet to color it and the center pearl is colored with Y8 bright yellow.  The spellbinders fancy tag was cut out of yellow and edged with gold, the wishing you warm wishes for a bless Christmas season from Our Daily Breads Warm wish set.  Please be sure to hop over to the ODBD blog and see the fabulous creations and inspiration from the design team!!

Monday, December 12, 2011

Cheery Lynn Flower challenge

The challenge on Cheery Lynn blog this week to make a flower using their dies.  I used their Stacker Flower #5 to make the flowers and then you use the pretty circles to cut them out in the sizes. You can watch their video on making these flowers, they are really easy. The card shape is french flair and the leaves and ferns are also from Cheery Lynn.  I edged the papers and flowers and some of the leaves with a gold pen to highlight them and a yellow gem for the center of the flower.  Be sure to check out the DT cards on the blog, they are gorgeous!!

Happy Birthday

This birthday card is for my sister and for the Stampin Sisters in Christ challenge this week.   This beautiful cut and emboss folder is from Marianne, I used pretty white silk paper which has a sheen to it and some detailing on it.  The 3-D flower image is from my stash and I think I got it on Etsy.  I hand cut the images and layered them with pop dot tape. Peel off holographic borders in pink from
Pop up Templates and some ribbon and gems from Michaels. 

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Feminine Flair

Feminine Flair is our challenge at Flourishes this week.  I used their gorgeous heart stamp with several of the heart Cheery Lynn dies.  the border die is Hearts di Vine
The gorgeous heart dies are two layered, the largest one is Heart to Heart Doily   the smaller one is
Heartland America.  the beautiful background paper is from JoAnn's and it's an adhesive fabric paper. I edged it with gold peel off borders from Pop up templates and added some pearls, a heart gem, flower and leaves from Michaels.  I knew the minute I saw these gorgeous lacey heart dies that this heart stamp was going to be perfect for these. 

Thank you tag

I made this pretty tag for our organist at church. She loves to read and love blue.  I used Spellbinders dies and Just Rite stamp.  Added some bling to finish this.  She loved it and said she was going to hang it on the tree and then use it for a bookmark. 

Friday, December 9, 2011

Beauty of winter

The beauty of winter is the theme this month at  Flourishes
This beautiful image is from their November release and it has the matching die.   The die cut with the peel off saying is from Spellbinders.  I used a Martha Stewart border punch for the corners and added some holly from Michaels. The red die cut is from my stash.   

Craft Secrets glitz

Our challenge this week is to use glitz on our card. I love this adorable image from Crafty Secrets Christmas Journal.  I used a new Cheery Lynn Victoria Garden frame over pink card stock for the image. framed it with gold mirror card and a rope of pearls from Michaels.  The border die is Border carnivale and I cut it out of gold mirror card. I also added a rope of pearls along the bottom and a few pearls in the flowers.  The glittered snowflakes are from Michaels.  I'm also entering this in the silver/gold challenge on Cheery Lynn blog.  Be sure to check out all the DT's cards on these sites, they are fantastic.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Winter window

Our challenge on the Creative Belli blog is to do something wintery.  When I got this window die cut from
Our daily bread design I knew I wanted to use it with the scenic stamps.  I trimmed one the bars out of the window so you could see the cabin better. The cabin is from Stampscapes and the mountains are from Sutter. 
I colored the image with copic markers and added some MS fern with red gems from Michaels.  I used a cuttlebug on the background. 

Saturday, December 3, 2011

A little tag for the holidays

The challenge on Joan's Garden this week is to make a tag.   I started out by using a Martha Stewart around the page punch of Aspen snowflakes. All other dies are Cheery Lynn. The holly, ferns and leaves and the sleigh are all part of the Christmas release from Cheery Lynn.  The circle is part of the flower dies and I just used the outside ring. Added some bling to finish the card.  Be sure to check out the dies and inspiration on Joan's blog.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

FLLCNOEL20 with Flourishes

This darling snow globe and Santa image is from the newest release from Flourishes.  Our challenge for this month on the blog is use something Santa.  I stamped the globe and Santa with memento black and colored them with copic markers. Added some diamond stickles for glitz. The background paper is Melissa Frances and I used the French flair dies from Cheery Lynn for the card shape. A little ribbon and bling and it's done.   Also using this card for the shaped card on the Cheery Lynn blog.    Be sure to check out the design teams on these wonderful blogs, they are always fabulous and inspiring!!