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Tuesday, May 26, 2015


Heat Wave!

This is my card for this week's challenge at Dragonfly Journey's.  The challenge is anything beachy!  I had this image from Dearie Dolls!   Isn't he cute?  I thought with the crab pinch it was definitely a Heat Wave!  Thanks Mary Ellen for your sweet images!

Image:  Dearie Dolls Ouch!
Papers: Avery and Color Mates Cardstock, Echo Park Splash
Ink: SU Baja Breeze and Summer Sun
Tools:  SU Circle Scallop, Spellbinders Classic Scalloped Ovals Large, Darice Clouds

Saturday, May 23, 2015


Today I was needing a sympathy card and remembered I had pinned a card I loved from Pinterest a few weeks back.  This is my version...very, very similar to Karen's.  I knew I had the stamp set and that it would come together very quickly.  Thanks, Karen, for the wonderful idea and beautiful card!

Stamp set: SU Thoughts and Prayers
Papers:  Recollections Black Cardstock,  Off White Cardstock
Accessories:  MS Butterfly Punch, Pearls, Cuttlebug Musical Flourish Embossing Folder



Wednesday, May 20, 2015

I'd Rather Be Dancing!


What cowgirl wouldn't want to be dancing!

I created this card for Dragonfly Journey's Cowgirl Challenge!  I used a modified version of an old Mojo Monday Sketch #125.  I thought it was perfect as it reminded me of a saddle and took me back to my horse riding days with my sister, Nancy!

What a fun challenge!  Thanks, Jeannie!

Be sure to check out Dragonfly Journey's Cowgirl Challenge this week!


My Recipe:
Dearie Dolls Image:  no name on file
Papers:  Recollections Canyons Cardstock, 
My Mind's Eye Stella & Rose Mabel Little Lady Fine Flowers 

Accessories: Spellbinders Classic Ovals Large
Lifestyle Crafts Nesting Circles
SU Curly Label
Wright Jute
Star Brad
Copics
Computer Generated Sentiment 
Bradley Hand ITC and Times New Roman

Wednesday, May 6, 2015


It's Your Day!

I made this card for Dragonfly Journey's  Daisy Challenge.  Check out Jeannie's challenge over at Dragonfly Journey's. It's fun and easy to play along.   I love daisies so the hardest part was trying to decide which image I wanted to use!  As you can see I ended up with one of Mary Ellen's images.  I adore her images and her talent to share her images with all of us.  

I also decided to use the Mojo Monday sketch for this week and will play along with them too!
A fun sketch to use!


My Recipe:

Dearie Dolls Daisy Girl Image
DP:  My Mind's Eye 29th Street Market Pretty Petals
DP:  Penny Lane Purple Flowers
Color Mates Dark Perfect Plum Cardstock and SU Crushed Curry
Large and Small Deckled Rectangle Spellbinder
Fiskars Flower Punch
Brad
1 1/4" and 1 3/8" circle punch
Computer Generated Sentiment
Pupyrus Font
Copics

Have a Happy Mother's Day Week!
You're My Hero

Two of my grandson's have birthdays in May.  
The youngest loves fire trucks so right away I knew which image 
I wanted to use for his birthday card! 
This is definitely an oldie but goodie!!!!!  
You can find this image at Bugaboo Stamps.  

I decided to use my molding pad and give the fire truck 
some dimension along with his hat.  
Then I decided the ribbon on the sketch needed to be the fire hose.  
I was hoping I had something in my stash that would work 
and sure enough this twill tape was the perfect addition.  
Then I needed an fire hose nozzle 
so I google images for fire hose nozzle and 
came up with this nozzle, printed it off and cut it out!  Wha la!!!! 
 It's so fun when things come together the way you think them up in your head!

Anyway, my grandson is only three and this card will probably be destroyed in two minutes 
but I know he will like it while it lasts!


This is the inside of his birthday card!

My Recipe:
Bugaboo Image:   AKVtoo Fireman - fire truck
Studio G Janet Dunn Stars and Dots DP
Colorbok Beach House DP
SU Poppy Parade Cardstock
Spellbinders Standard Circles Large and Petite Scalloped Circles Large
Wrights Creative Classic Twill Tape Ribbon
Fire Hose Nozzle photo from Internet Search of Fire Hose Nozzle.
Teresa Collins Signature Essentials Enamel Shapes Red
Copics
McGills Molding Pad and Stylist
"You're My Hero" computer generated
AR Kristy Font
SU 1 3/8" Circle Punch
SU 1 3/4" Scallop Punch
SSW2-53 Sketch

This is the sketch we are using this week at 
 I hope you will play along and have the opportunity
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