Wednesday, September 30, 2015

WWC36 Special 3-D Challenge

 This week is the 5th Wednesday and so the challenge is-
This worked for me because I am planning my classes through the end of the year. Here is what one of the projects I will be offering.
Frosty's Top Hat

Check out what the artist at Watercooler Wednesday have created and shared and then create your own project and link it at

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

WWC35 Marsha's "Anything Goes" Challenge

Marsha's "Anything Goes" Challenge works for everyone, so link a project that you are proud of!

Here is the second card I made with Sleigh Ride.
Stamps: Jingle all the Way
Paper: Pool Party, Whisper White, Island Indigo & Vellum CS
Ink: VersaMark
Misc: Sleigh Ride Thinlits, Circle Collection Framelits, White EP, Tea Lace Paper Doilies, Dazzling Diamonds & Dimensionals

Check out what the Watercooler Artist made and then go ahead make a project and link it to the challenge at

Monday, September 21, 2015

Sleigh Ride

Stamps: Jingle All the Way
Paper: Whisper White, Marina Mist & Night of Navy CS, Velum CS, Fancy Foil Designer Vellum, Red Foil Sheet.
Ink: Versa Mark & Red Sharpie
Misc: Cherry Cobbler EP with Dazzling Diamond added to it, Sleigh Ride Edgelits,Delicate Ornament Thinlits, Pearl Jewels 

Simple & Fast

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Wacky Watercooler September Blog Hop

Welcome to another month of Wacky Watercooler Blog Hopping!  We are mixing it up! Using products from both the annual and holiday catalogs. Our hop is linked in a circle so by clicking next until you end up back where you started you will see all the blogs and lots of inspiration! If this isn't you first stop on the hop your probably can from my friend Jackie's blog. Welcome, I hope you enjoy my projects, please leave me a comment with your thoughts or questions.

First up is a Christmas card using product from both catalogs.
A single layer gate fold card.
Stamps: White Christmas & Sassy Salutations
Paper: Crumb Cake
Ink: Stazon, Craft White & Real Red pads & Real Red, Pumpkin Pie & Mossy Meadow Markers
Misc: Woodland Textured Embossing Folder, Dazzling Details, Curvy Corner Trio Punch & Whisper White Organza Ribbon

 I made a second card using a stamp set from the annual catalog & product from the holiday catalog.
Stamps: Sassy Salutations
Paper: Whisper White, Real Red & Mossy Meadow CS, Season of Cheer DSP(Iris Fold) & Glimmer Paper
Ink: Versamark
Misc: Curvy Corner Trio Punch, Project Life Corner Punch, Silver Embossing Powder & Delicate Ornament Thinlits

Last a card using only product from the annual catalog, it isn't even a Christmas card!

Stamps: From Land to Sea & Sprinkles of Life
Paper: Lost Lagoon and Basic Black CS & Watercolor Paper
Ink: Stazon, Craft White, Soft Sky, Pool Party, Lost Lagoon, Island Indigo. Smoky Slate, Basic Gray, Crumb Cake, Pear Pizzazz, So Saffron & Mossy Meadow
Misc: Aqua Painter

Next up is my granddaughter Jaylin's blog, she is a budding crafter and I was pleased when I was asked to ask her if she would be interested in hopping with us.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

WWC34 Jean's Colour Challenge

This week Jean gave us this challenge to work with.
Here is my card showing Ombre Effect.
Stamps: Wetlands & Something to Say
Paper: Pool Party, Bermuda Bay, Island Indigo(Ombre Effect) & Shimmery White CS
Ink: Soft Sky, Pool Party, Bermuda Bay(Ombre Effect), Crumb Cake & Soft Suede

(My graddaughter's kitten stepped on the finished card with a wet paw, can you see it?)

Check out what the other Watercoolre Artists created and create your own ombre effect project and link it at

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

WWC33 Bev's Photo Inspiration

This week Bev gave us an inspiration photo for our challenge.  Check out what the Watercooler Artists did for this challenge at For me these seem to be the hardest of the challenges, but once in a while they are easy. Here is the inspiration photo.

At first I thought about using purple, black. white and rhinestones, but I went with white, purple and flowers instead.

Stamps: Remarkable You & Guy Greetings
Paper: Blackberry Bliss & Shimmery CS
Ink: Stazon, Blackberry Bliss, Mossy Meadow & Hello Honey

So now its your turn let the photo inspire you and then link your card at

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

WWC32 Kath's Sketch

This week the Watercooler Artists decided to go with a weekly challenge starting every Wednesday and ending on Tuesday!   It was my turn to come up with a challenge.   My daughter Natalie. put this card base together and lucky for me I never stamped on it. So now it is a challenge for everyone.

I love the deep colors used on the sample with the crisp white but decided to go bright!
Stamp: Corner Garden
Paper: Marina Mist & Shimmery White CS, Watercolor Paper, and Color Me Irresistible DSP
Ink: Marina Mist, Watermelon Wonder, Daffodil Delight, Delightful Dijon, Mossy Meadow, Old Olive, Pear Pizzazz, Rich Razzleberry & Soft Suede
Misc: Bitty Butterfly Punch, Pearl Jewels, Dimensionals

Check out the cards that the other Watercooler Artists made using this sketch and then go on and create your own and make sure you link it to our post so that the rest of us can see it too.