Friday, September 30, 2011

Heartfelt ornament and Bo Bunny paper

I gold embossed this pretty ornament from Heartfelt creations and matched it with the spellbinders die for the 2011 ornament die.  The pretty paper is from last years bo bunny Noel mini edgy album paper pad.  It matches the french flair die cuts from Cheery Lynn Designs.  I colored the poinsettia with a memento marker and sponged peel paint and shabby shutters on the ornament. Merry Christmas is stamped in Shabby Shutters. Gold peel off borders finished the card.

Heartfelt Creations Christmas Angel and Candle

This new Heartfelt Creations Angel is so pretty and elegant.  It also has a matching die cut. I stamped it with Distressed sugar spun ink, then I took pearls and lined the spellbinder die. The saying is part of this set and I used the fancy tag with the matching Want 2 scrap. Cuttlebug background and I sponged Spun Sugar over it. Added some holographic white peel off border.  Check out the blogs today and see the beautiful creations. 
This beautiful candle and flower set is from Heartfelt Creations also.  The pretty oval is from Cheery Lynn Designs and the pink with matching bling is spellbinders with want 2 scrap bling. 

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Heartfelt Creations poinsettia ornament

This is the new poinsettia ornament from Heartfelt Creations. It matches the 2011 spellbinders collection.  I stamped and gold embossed the ornament and then colored with memento markers.  The gold die cut behind it and the leaves are a Marianne die cut and the bottom flourish is from Cheery Lynn Designs.   I'm entering this into the Marianne Diva's challenge to use a flower on your card, this gorgeous poinsettia and leaves are from Michaels. I added some gold mirror ferns from a MS punch and some tiny yellow gems to finish the card.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Stampscapes Ornament

I cut the ornament out of Cryogen white paper and stamped the Stampscapes scene on it. I added a few little trees to the edge to make it fit and some pebbles in the water to finish the water down to the point, I colored it with copic markers and added some stickles to the water, and white dots to the sky. I took a black marker and edged it, added the velvet bow and the DP is from last years Bo Bunny Christmas paper. 

Creative Belli Challenge #127, cut a stamped image

Our challenge this week on Creative Belli is to do paper piecing, cut out a stamped image,  I did the dove using the new tutorial on the Heartfelt Creations blog. The birdcage is a die cut Marianne Designs. The Victorian corner flourish is from Cheery Lynn Designs.  I added some pretty Melissa Frances paper and prima flowers with a MS fern punch. I finished the card with white holographic peel off border from Pop up templates.
Be sure to check out all of the DT cards and projects when you visit Creative Belli. I'm also entering this in the Marianne Design Divas challenge.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Crafty Secrets Friendship

Our challenge on Split Coast Crafty Secrets Forum is to make a friendship card.  These images are from their seasonal celebrations which I think may be discontinued.  I used a Martha Stewart border punch with some silk ribbon through it and some bling from Michaels.  Corner peel offs and some pretty fall DP from K&Co. 

Monday, September 26, 2011

Just Rite Fall card

This Just Rite challenge is to make a fall card, I used their backyard bird set for this. I added a thinking of you peel off on a spellbinders fancy tag. The image was cut out with spellbinders circle and petite scalloped circle.  some pretty foil and glittery bling added to finish the card. 

Stampin Sisters in Christ, Blessings

Our challenge this week on Stampin Sisters in Christ is to use blessings or encouragement on our card.  I'm using Just Rite Backyard Bird set and their Christmas nested frames.  I colored these with copics and cut the bird circle out with nestabilities.    The background paper and 3-D holly leaf is from K&Co.  Be sure to stop by both Stampin sisters in Christ and Just Rite to check out all the gorgeous creations.  

Our Daily Bread 78

Our challenge this week on the ODBD blog is make the saying the focal point.  I'm using their new stamp sets, Tiger lily and The good seed for this card.  I stamped the Tiger Lily directly on my DP and colored it with copic markers. I die cut the pieces with Spellbinders, edged everything with a gold pen. I added some gems and a bow from my stash to finish the card.  Be sure to check out the beautiful DT cards and stamps on ODBD.  I saw a sneak peek at the new stamps coming on Oct 1st, I'm so excited, they are gorgeous!!! 

Chance to win fabulous paper

Cut Card Stock is hosting a give away.  You can win gift certificates for their wonderful paper and I use their cryogen white card stock and text for coloring with copic markers, it's the only paper I use with the copics. It has a fabulous sheen to it and the copics flow better on it.  It also works for any mediums that you want to color with as well.  Check out the blog!!

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Flourishes Timeless Tuesday, All Dolled up!

Our challenge this week on Flourishes to doll it up or use lots of bling. This pretty image if from Feminine Charm. 
I colored it with copic markers, added lots of bling, the lace is colored with copic markers and distressed ink. The die cuts are spellbinders and I added some pearls and flowers and leaves.  

Friday, September 16, 2011

Joan's Garden challenge

This card is for the challenge on Joan's Garden blog.   You can get the products from her as well.  I used the Marianne background cut and emboss, the Cheery Lynn die cut, a spellbinders for the saying., I didn't have a stamp that would fit on that die cut so I used a gold embossed peel off and some gold ribbon trees.  The DP is from Bo Bunny. 

Mark's finest papers Sept releases

Have you looked at the beautiful September releases from Mark's finest papers?  These beautiful fall stamps are waiting for you!!  I colored them with copics and cut them out with spellbinders dies. Be sure to check out the DT cards This first card is a Tri Shutter card and you can find the tutorial on Split Coast resources.

The second card is also colored with copics and I added layers of DP and a pretty prima fall flower.  Be sure to get your stamps ordered soon as the discount is still on.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Flourishes 3 layer card

Our challenge today is use 3 layers on our card. I used their pretty stamp set from the Zinnia collection. I colored it with copic markers and cut it out with a Spellbinder long scalloped rectangle.  The pretty paper is from Spring Feast by First Edition.  Added some ribbon and bling to finish this card.

Well I did the 3 layers but just kept looking at this card and thinking how blah and bland it looks so I jazzed it up some and added some corners and bling to the corners in the next version.  I'm not into clean and simple, I love layers and bling .

Flourishes Sketch challenge

This pretty sketch is our challenge at Flourishes today.  They are introducing the new stamps for Sept.   This pretty stamp is from the Make a Wish set.  I colored it with copic markers and edged everything in silver pen.  The pretty die cut is from Spellbinders fancy tags and added some punched ferns from Martha Stewart and a pretty prima flower.  A couple of gems from Michaels finished the card.  Be sure to hop over to Flourishes and check out the gorgeous DT cards. 

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Belli Challenge string and Flourishes Fall colors

Our challenge on the Belli blog is to use string on our card. I didn't have any string but I had some Christmas twine for the button. The beautiful image is from Flourishes Year of Flowers #3.   The beautiful frame die is from Cheery Lynn,  I added some bling and leaves and fern and bird from Martha Stewart punches.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Napkin fold for Flourishes

Our challenge at Flourishes to use something besides a regular folded card. I chose this Napkin fold and added the cherry blossom stamp from Flourishes. colored in Copics and outlined with a gold pen. The scalloped oval die cut is Spellbinders. Martha Stewart around the page punch used on both the background page and border.  I'm teaching a class on this folded card at our Local scrapbook store and I think they will love this.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Pretty in Pink

These trees are just too much fun.  I used the Cheery Lynn Tree die cut, the Marianne cut and emboss folder with a small portion of a Sizzix folder along the bottom.  Gold mirror card for the tree and background layer Spellbinders fancy tag for the sentiment and some gems were added to the tree. The tiny pink dots are glitter glue.
I'm entering this in the challenge at Joan's Garden, be sure to check out her blog, the cards are always fabulous.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Another Cheery Lynn challenge

This anything goes challenge at Cheery Lynn is so much fun.  Both the O'Tannenbaum tree and Frame are on this page.
I decorated the tree with lots of tiny little pearls, the green ones colored with my copic marker.  Gold mirror card and some ribbon and peel off season's greetings from Pop up Templates finish this card.

Cheery Lynn Design challenge

Our challenge on Cherry Lynn is anything goes.  I'm using their new GORGEOUS dies for this.  The corner Victorian Romance  flourish  and O Tannenbaum tree  are both cut from gold mirror card. I decorated the gold one with little red gems and the green card has liquid pearls on it. The ribbon is from Frantic Stamper May Arts ribbon and the packages are from Michaels. The bow and leaf flourish are also Cheery Lynn. The pretty patterned paper is SEI and Graphic 45 for the green card. 

Lacing for Our Daily Bread Design

Our challenge over at Our Daily Bread Design to do lacing on our card.  Not just use lace but to "lace" something.  I used their Sweet William flower stamp and matching die cut.  The ribbon border die cut is from Cheery Lynn and the other dies are spellbinders.  Some leaves that are actually pink and green are prima. 

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Heartfelt Creations Cardinal

This center step card is showcasing the pretty
cardinal stamp set with matching die cut from Heartfelt creations.  I stamped in memento black and colored with copics, cut the cardinal out with the matching die and popped him.  The pretty new spellbinders is from ornate artisan tags and accents. I left it in the die and sponged some blue around it.  The striped paper is from Bo Bunny Father Christmas collection and I added some bling.  The green ribbon trees can be purchased from Frantic Stamper about half way down this page.    Thanks for stopping by!!

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

A few more scenes

Scenic weekend

I had a fabulous time this weekend scenic stamping with friends.  We stamped for about 2 days pretty much nonstop except to eat!!  Here are the results of all of this wonderful stamping and fun.