Sunday, June 28, 2015


This week Jackie challenged us with the Iris Twist Technique.   I had pinned this technique about a year ago but it took this challenge to get me to give it a try.
Stamps: A Dozen Thoughts
Paper: Mint Macron, Blushing Bride & Whisper White CS & English Garden DSP
Ink: Blushing Bride
Misc: Decorative Dots Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Project Life Cards and Labels Framelits, Floral Frames Collections Framelits, Itty Bitty Punches, Jewel Pearls

It's your turn now try this technique and link it on our challenge site.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge 274

I decided to try a Sweet Sunday Sketch!
Here is the sketch
Stamps: A Dozen Thoughts & Petite Petals
Paper: Whisper White CS, Neutrals DSP Stack & Color Me Irresistible Specialty DSP
Ink: VersaMark
Misc: Pansy & Petite Petals Punches, Gold Embossing Powder

I think it turned out pretty, what do you think?

Monday, June 22, 2015

Bold Butterfly Birthday

I had a left over back ground piece that I had made when I made the card in this challenge. So I used it for todays card,
Stamps: Crazy About You
Paper: Daffodil Delight & Basic Black CS & Watercolor Paper
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Melon Mambo, Daffodil Delight and Pumpkin Pie Classic Ink, White Craft Ink
Misc: Bold Butterfly Framelits, Hello You Thinlits, Jewel Rhinestones, Dimensionals & Yellow Sharpie

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Wacky Watercooler Blog Hop- June 2015

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We are hopping again Celebrating the 2015-2016 Annual Catalog!

Our Blog Hop runs in a circular fashion.  No matter where in the list of participants you begin, you'll wind up in the exact same place again if you keep going to the "next" blog.  It works the same way whether you do the usual forward movement through the blog posts or if you work your way through in reverse order

If you arrived here from Penny's blog welcome!

My first card uses a returning stamp set as well as 3 that carried over from the Occasions Catalog. The card base is Delightful Dijon a new "In color"
Stamps: World of Dreams, Butterfly Basics, Perpetual Birthday Calendar & Guy Greetings
Paper: Delightful Dijon, Very Vanilla CS
Ink: Delightful Dijon, Hello Honey, Soft Suede & VersaMark
Misc: Nutrals & Regal Candy Dots, Gold Bakers Twine(pulled apart & used just the gold thread), Clear Embossing Powder & Antique Brads

My 2nd card base is the new "In color" Watermelon Wonder.

Stamps:Happy Birthday, Everyone & Blended Bloom
Paper: Watermelon Wonder & Blushing Bride CS & 1 ply toilet tissue
Ink: VersaMark
Misc:Gold Embossing Powder, Burlap Ribbon

Last are some storage boxes that I am working on for my craft room. They were nesting boxes with Santas on them, I wanted to be able to use them all year- round, I am waiting for the new Bold Butterfly Framelits to arrive so I can add a small butterfly to the smallest box.

The Butterflies Frmelits carried over from the Occasions Catalog.

Stamps:Corner Garden
Paper: Whisper White & Basic Black CS, Watercolor Paper
Ink: VersaMark, Cherry Cobbler, Real Red, Tangelo Twist, Crushed Curry & Daffodil Delight
Misc: White Embossing Powder, Butterflies Thinlits, Retired Ribbon

Thanks for Stopping by, please take a moment and let me know that you were here ;).  Remember to hop over to Stephanie's Blog and check out what she has created.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Monday, June 15, 2015

Sunday, June 14, 2015


The Watercooler has another challenge, this one is from my friend Jean Fitch.
I love Lemon Pie!
Here is the card that I made.
I replaced Crumb Cake with the new in color Tip Top Taupe, the other two colors I kept true to the challenge.

Check out what the other Watercooler Artist have done with this challenge and link your creations so we can see them.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Weekly Deals

I am pretty close to having my stamp room finished. Look for me starting Monday, June 15th to be back blogging :). Thanks for your patience.