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Friday, January 27, 2012

Somebuggy Loves You ~ SNSSIC24, SC369

Stamps: Somebuggy loves you
Papers: Basic Grey, EP, SU
Inks: Memento, copics, Distress inks
accessories: SNSS die, Spellbinder die, SU Punch, Pearls
Happy Friday!! Another card featuring SNS Somebuggy loves you! Each week in the member forum, there's an inspiration challenge...this week it is using this photo
My dark blue does not show up so well on my card, but I assure you it is blue all the way! My base is Basic Gray CS and pulled dsp from Basic Grey & Echo Park to complete my colour combo!  These little ladies are so cute...I wanted to make a motion card, so I stamped and coloured each one a shade lighter. Love the touch of red in the photo so I opted red would be minimal...coloured my pearls with R89! I feel so accomplished! I distressed the edges of the dsp and began to layer my colours onto the base. Fun sketch to work with!
If you look closely, you can see the new heart scallop die offered in a bundle with its partner the star scallop die along with teh coordinating dies hearts/stars. They are so fun to use!

Head on over to the members forum on Splitcoast and join us each week!

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Flyin By to say Monkey sketch92 ~ CC359

Stamps: Somebuggy Loves you
Paper: SU, SU dsp, EP dsp
Inks: memento, copics, versafine
accessories: Spellbinder die, Su Punch, Su folders, twine, Su glitter brad

You can find this adorable stamp set here appropriately called Somebuggy loves you! You will love all the accompanying sentiments that go with this set...the inside of my card also uses the soon to be released heart scalloped die!! Be sure to check out the SNSS blog post for some upcoming excitement!!
My little bug is coloured using copics and her wings are glittered using the stardust jelly pen! Love the shine and sparkle it gives to the image.
I made this card for SCS colour challenge 359... love the combination! I am also submitting this to ala card Monkey challenge Monkey92 anything goes + sketch...did I say I love sketches? ;-) 

Thanks for stopping by! Enjoy your day :-)

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Coffee & Donuts BFF ~ SCS368

stamps: you&me
papers: MME Hattie, SU
Inks: Memento, Copics, SU
accessories: twine, crystal lacquer, su punches, cb folder
I {heart} sketches when I am lacking in my creative layout and design. This sketch is from Splitcoaststampers, SCS368 came in very handy with this cute image...coffee and donuts...mmm..don'tcha just taste it? You & Me is one of the latest releases from Sweet'n Sassy stamps. There are more images that come with that set and they are adorable!

I coloured these little cuties with my copics and lacquered the donut with crystal effects to give it that sticky glaze...oh yum! I wrapped some of my twine for some embellishment and to tie things up a little. The background is embossed with d'vine swirls that reminded me of the steam in the coffee mug.

Thank you so much for swinging by! Enjoy your day :-)

Monday, January 23, 2012

Girly Girl ~ You're Beautiful!


Happy Monday everyone! Why not begin our week with some pampering with Cookie? Every Girl loves to be pampered, Cookie is no different. She is coloured using copics and her goodies are covered with sparkly glitter.

I simply covered the areas I wanted to sparkle with art glitter adhesive and poured opaque glitter over it. Then I tapped off the excess and allowed it to dry. I circle cut out Cookie and fussy cut out her tail and her accessories. The edges are sponged with ink. The MME dp didn't need much altering so I simply stamped my sentiment onto matching paper and gave it some dimension.

You can recieve Girly Girl Cookie when your order totals $50 or more before S&H&Tx this month. Why not check out the latest releases while you're there.

Thank you for looking!  

Friday, January 20, 2012

The Few, The Proud - ODBDLYLS13


Stamps: ODBD Old Flag BG, Not Forgotten, Porch
Papers: Bazzil, SU, Reminisce
Dies: Spellbinder Sunflower set II, ODB Vintage Border, Cheery Lynn Patriotic Swag, SU die
Accessories: Zva creative, SU brad, MS punch, KCo Rhinestones 

My Complete layout for Our Daily Bread Designs scrapbook challenge ODBDLYLS13. I dedicate this and created this in honour of our Marine son who is pending deployment. We are so very proud of him. 
A close up view of the layout...Love this scripture from I Tim. I stamped it onto a transparency using Stazon and fastened it using a star brad from SU.  The challenge was to use ODBD stamps be the focal image. I started by stamping my 12x12 with the Old Flag BG stamp then I trimmed it down so I could punch the edges with MS punch. I layered it onto the reminisce dp and reserved the Marine title for the bottom edge. I finally used my CL Patriotic Swag die! I love how it turned out. I topped the edge with ODB Vintage border die. For the 3-D flowers I found this tutorial by a talented scrapbook artist. I sprayed my flowers with Tim Holtz Perfect Pearl mist. I filled the centres with micro beads in patriotic colours to match my scheme.
In December I won a generous pack of Zva pearls, swirls, rhinestones etc...such a happy girl I was to be chosen as a winner from Nicole Martel's blog. So, I was delighted to have picking choice for this layout.

Here is the inspiration photo:

Thank you for visiting, Have a great weekend :-)

Monday, January 9, 2012

Happy New Year ~ Warm Hello


This Adorable Kitty was begging to be coloured...I paired Tank with BG papers two scoops and took my colour inspiration from Taylor's Challenge over at SCS Sweet'nSassy forum.

Stamp: Digi Celebrate Tank
Papers: BG, SU
Inks: Memento, Copics
Accessories: Ribbon, SNS dies, Spellbinder die
For my second card, I couldn't resist using my latest snowman fling Warm Hello. Paper piecing is one of my favourite techniques, so it doesn't take much to participate in Kim's challenge over at SCS.  
stamps: Warm Wishes
Papers: BG, SU
Inks: Copics, Memento, Versafine
Accessories: Ribbon, Spellbinders, SNS dies, Rhinestones

Thanks for joining me! Have a great day :-)

Thursday, January 5, 2012

SNSS January Reveal Bloghop ~


Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps has an amazing release planned for this month, and the Design Divas are so excited about it!  Eight new clear stamp sets and three new sets of dies will be available in the store tonight.  Make sure you've got a warm, tasty beverage and some donuts ready....you won't want to miss a bit of the inspiration we have for you today!
If you arrived here from Holly's then you are on the right track...My first card is made from the adorable Warm Hello. I used the out of the box spellbinder techinique to cut out my image and left the snow bank outside of my die. This set comes with two sentiments, one you see on the card.

stamps: Warm Hello
Paper: EP Seasons Greeting, SU
Inks: Memento, Copics
Accessories: Zva bling, Spellbinders, SU Punches, Sewing Machine

This next one is my absolute favourite image from this adorable Cocoa's Tasty Treats set...This card has a valentine feel to it, suitable for a friend. The sentiment is warm and endearing and who doesn't love a nice compliment complete with cupcakes?

Stamps: Cocoa's Tasty Treats
Paper: EP A walk in the Park, SU
Inks: Memento, Copics, SU
Accessories: ribbon, doily, spellbinders, SNS die
Last but not least, another adorable image from Cocoa's Tasty Treats set on a belly band ~ I love to embellish my envelopes if I am presenting $$ or a gift card. This will be used to give movie tickets or a coupon for a free movie rental...I couldn't resist!
Stamps: Cocoa's Tasty Treats
Paper: Neenah CS, SU
Inks: memento, copics, SU
accessories: Spellbinder dies, SU punches, ribbon
That is all I have for you, now head on over to the talented Cathy McCauley and see what goodies she has waiting for you.

And now take a look at the rest of the Design Divas (and our very special January guest)...they've all whipped up some gorgeousness today!

Mary Faus   <<>>

We hope you can make plans to join us tonight in our Member Company forums over on Splitcoaststampers.  We're having a Release Party, and it is full of great activities, stamp set reveals, and fun with friends!  All of the partying will take place in our Release Party forum, so be sure to bookmark it!  Hope to see you there!



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