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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Happy Penguins


Well, this is my last card for the year!.  This image is from Digi Stamp Boutique and is called "Happy Penguins."  Aren't they just adorable?  Easy to color up and so fun to use for the holidays.  The sketch this week is also delightful!  I love the banner look!  Hope you enjoy it too!  Play along at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 for a chance to win a gift certificate at Digi Stamp Boutique.





All images/designs are created and copyright owned by Sally-Ann Hancock.  My work means the world to me - it allows my passion to draw and create, to fit with my family life too, often the inspiration for my designs.  Hope you enjoy my images as much as I enjoy creating them.

Prize:   £10 voucher 

My Recipe:

Image:  Digi Stamp Boutique, Happy Penguins
Ink:  Copics
Papers:  Recollections Christmas Noel, SU Cherry Cobbler
Techniques:  Gina Marie Designs Stitched Die Cut Banner
Accessories:  Michael's Ribbon, Puffy, Embossing Power

Merry Christmas!
Judi

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Mr. Snowman



This fun snowman is called Snowball Sam at A Day for Daisies!  Isn't he adorable?
I had fun coloring but after the stickles dried I realized his red button ran!




A Day For Daisies began as a small token to a constant need to create. Pairing a love of whimsical illustration, with a tidy graphic design background, Tammy S Thompson, produced her first stamp designs, introducing irresistibly sweet stamps to crafters around the globe. Drawing inspiration from the beautiful world around us, she strives to express the happiness and gratitude she feels in each stamp design she creates.
Presently, A Day For Daisies has grown to over 3,000 Digital Stamps with a quickly expanding line of Best Loved Clear Polymer. A Day For Daisies has been published and awarded over the years for innovative and unique designs created to inspire the crafting community. With a whole team behind her now, she remains passionate about illustration, obsessed with quality, and dedicated to her customers. A Day For Daisies thanks you for your ideas, comments, and creativity!

Prize:  $12 Gift Certificate

My Recipe:
Image:  A Day for Daisies Snowman Sam
Papers:  Bo Bunny Sleigh Ride, SU  Night of Navy
Inks:  Copics
Techniques:  Lifestyle Nesting Circles, LaLa Land Stitched Nested Circles, MS Snowflake, Marvy Snowflake
Accessories:  Stickles, Jewels



Wednesday, October 25, 2017


Winter Wonderland



Our sponsor this week is Digi Stamp Boutique.  Please play along at SSW2 and have a chance to win the grand prize.

All images/designs are created and copyright owned by Sally-Ann Hancock.  My work means the world to me - it allows my passion to draw and create, to fit with my family life too, often the inspiration for my designs.  Hope you enjoy my images as much as I enjoy creating them.

Prize:   £10 voucher 


My Recipe:
Image:  Digi Stamp Boutique, Simply for Christmas Winter Wonderland
Papers:  Bo Bunny Attitude Collection, SU Baja Breeze and Chocolate Chip 
Ink:  Copics
Tools and Techniques:  Avery Elle Wonky Stitches,
Accessories: Brown Sheer Ribbon, Michael's Sugar Dots, Stickles

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Worm Wishes
 This cute little worm is from the 
 I love the smile on his face!



Everything that you ever wanted to know about Bugaboo Stamps:  As if raising 5 children in the frozen land of the North was not enough of a challenge, Jodie Mackrell decided to dip her cold little Canadian toes into the work of papercrafting by opening an online store full of her illustrations. Bugaboo Stamps has become one of the leading companies in digital images. From seriously snarky to sugar sweet to sublimely soulful all the way over to the other side of the super sexy spectrum, you're bound to find all that you need and more to create your paper projects.  Jodie works very hard to provide New Releases and Freebies every week!!  If your taste runs to rubber (and you know who you are), you can find Bugaboo Stamps at Totally Stampilicious.  And finally, join the Bugaboo Stamps DT for the weekly Challenges at Catch the Bug.

Store www.bugaboostamps.com
Challenge Blog:  http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.com

Prize:  4 Free Images


My Recipe:
Image:  Bugaboo Under the Sea Set, Bug Birthday Worm
Ink:  Copics
Papers:  Echo Park Little Boy Sailboats, SU Real Red
Techniques:  SU Photo Corner Punch, Modern Label
Assessories:  Kaiser Scrapbook Droplets, Stickles

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


You Reely Are the Best!


This image is Harry Fishing from Digi Stamp Boutique!  Is he not adorable?
Love this simple sketch.  Play along and have a chance at being our lucky grand prize winner.




"All images/designs are created and copyright owned by Sally-Ann Hancock.  My work means the world to me - it allows my passion to draw and create, to fit with my family life too, often the inspiration for my designs.  Hope you enjoy my images as much as I enjoy creating them."

Prize:   £10 voucher 



My Recipe:

Image:  Digi Stamp Boutique Harry Fishing
Ink:  Copics
Papers:  Echo Park Waling on Sunshine, Bo Bunny Sweet Potato Stripes, 
SU Lucky Limeade, Bermuda Bay, Pumpkin Pie
Technique:  EK Banner Punch, MS Fish Punch, Spellbinders Petite Scallop, Stitched Circle Die

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Happy Birthday!



Hope you enjoy my Monster Truck birthday card! Perfect image for a boys card!  
This is our sketch at SSW2!  Hope you will play along.  

Bugaboo Stamps s our sponsor this week and if you are our lucky grand prize winner, you will win 4 free images from Bugaboo Stamps!


Everything that you ever wanted to know about Bugaboo Stamps:  As if raising 5 children in the frozen land of the North was not enough of a challenge, Jodie Mackrell decided to dip her cold little Canadian toes into the work of papercrafting by opening an online store full of her illustrations. Bugaboo Stamps has become one of the leading companies in digital images. From seiously snarky to sugar sweet to sublimely soulful all the way over to the other side of the super sexy spectrum, you're bound to find all that you need and more to create your paper projects.  Jodie works very hard to provide New Releases and Freebies every week!!  If your taste runs to rubber (and you know who you are), you can find Bugaboo Stamps at Totally Stampilicious.  And finally, join the Bugaboo Stamps DT for the weekly Challenges at Catch the Bug.

Store www.bugaboostamps.com
Challenge Blog:  http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.com

Prize:  4 Free Images

My Recipe: 
Image:  Bugaboo Monster Truck
Stamp:  SU Birthday Whimsy
Ink:  Copics, SU Real Red
Papers:  The Paper Studio Masculine Stripe, 
Echo Park Jack and Jill Adventure, 
My Mind's Eye Love Me Hearts, 
SU Night of Navy, Cherry Cobbler and Summer Sun.
Technique:  Stitched Square Die, SU Star and Modern Label
Accessories:  Ribbon, Teresa Collins Enamel Dot, 


Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Kimono Pip and Baby Giraffe


This week I used two different images from Digi Stamp Boutique.  I love this little Kimono Pip and needed a birthday card for my sweet grand daughter.  I'm sure she will love it.

I also needed some baby cards so I made three nearly identical.  I believe this image, baby giraffe,  has been retired but I have used it before and love it for a baby card.



Here is the sketch we are using at SSW2 this week.
Be sure to follow the rules.


Digi Stamp Boutique is our sponsor.  Look around and find a fun new image.


All images/designs are created and copyright owned by Sally-Ann Hancock.  My work means the world to me - it allows my passion to draw and create, to fit with my family life too, often the inspiration for my designs.  Hope you enjoy my images as much as I enjoy creating them.

Prize:   £10 voucher from Digi Stamp Boutique


My Recipe for Kimono Pip:
Image:  Digi Stamp Boutique, Kimono Pip
Papers:  Making Memories Vintage Antiqued Stripe and Vintage Small Rose Crackle, SU Cherry Cobbler
Inks:  Copics
Techniques:  SU Texturz Plate Perfect Details, Stitched Oval Die, Paper Piecing
Assessories:  Recollections Floral Embellishments, Michaels' Paper Flowers, Jewels




My Recipe for Baby Giraffe:
Image: Digi Stamp Boutique, Baby Giraffe
Papers:  Paper Company Vintage Yellow,  Bazill Green,  Carta Bello It's a Boy Play Time Animals, My Mind's Eye Jack & Jill "How Sweet It is"
Inks:  Copics, SU Lucky Limeade
Techniques:  Spellbinders Classic Scalloped Ovals Large, Spellbinders Classic Ovals Small, 
SU Large Oval Punch, SU Modern Label, SU Scallop Oval
Assessories:  Michaels' Paper Flowers, Jewels

Wednesday, May 10, 2017


Happy Birthday!





Cute As a Button is our sponsor this week at SSW2.  I hope you will play along.  Be sure to follow the rules.
Prize:  2 digi images

My Recipe:
Image:  Cute As A Button, Birthday Wish
Inks:  Copics
Papers: DCWV The Birthday Wish Stack, SU Pacific Point, Certainly Celery, Real Red, The Paper Co Vintage Yellow 
Technique:  Gina Marie Rectangle Stitched Die
Assessories:  Sticko Stickers Sweet treats,  Stickles, Glossy Accents



Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Summer Days

Looking forward to those Summer Days again!  The PNW weather this year has been predominately cool and rainy. Less than a month from now will be the longest day of the year and I feel like we haven't even had spring yet....just longing for some 70-75 degree weather along with some full sunshine!  So this is the reason I chose this adorable image from Digi Stamp Boutique!  Love this Summer Chubby Set.  You can find it here.   I hope you will play along this week at SSW2.

All images/designs are created and copyright owned by Sally-Ann Hancock.  My work means the world to me - it allows my passion to draw and create, to fit with my family life too, often the inspiration for my designs.  Hope you enjoy my images as much as I enjoy creating them.

Prize:   £10 voucher 

My Recipe:
Image:  Digi Stamp Boutique Summer Chubby Set
Papers:  Echo Park Sunny Days Ahead Umbrellas, SU Bermuda Bay, Paper Company Yellow
Inks: Copic
Techniques:  Gina Marie Sun, Lala Land Circle Die, Spellbinders Petite Scalloped Circles Large Die
Accessories:  Sticko dots, Pop Dot Adhesives, Green Grograin Ribbon

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

You've Got My Heart on a String!



This little image got my heart on a string!  If you love her as much as I do....you can find her at Bugaboo Stamps.  She makes a great Valentine, Birthday, Mother's Day or a special friend card. It was a dark day when I photographed her so the turquoise paper is actually a little brighter, more turquoise than the green hue but when I played with the color then it changed the yellow too.

I hope you will play along at SSW2 so you can have a chance at winning 4 free images from Bugaboo.  Who knows you may be that lucky winner?




Everything that you ever wanted to know about Bugaboo Stamps:  As if raising 5 children in the frozen land of the North was not enough of a challenge, Jodie Mackrell decided to dip her cold little Canadian toes into the work of papercrafting by opening an online store full of her illustrations. Bugaboo Stamps has become one of the leading companies in digital images. From seriously snarky to sugar sweet to sublimely soulful all the way over to the other side of the super sexy spectrum, you're bound to find all that you need and more to create your paper projects.  Jodie works very hard to provide New Releases and Freebies every week!!  If your taste runs to rubber (and you know who you are), you can find Bugaboo Stamps at Totally Stampilicious.  And finally, join the Bugaboo Stamps DT for the weekly Challenges at Catch the Bug.

Store www.bugaboostamps.com
Challenge Blog:  http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.com

Prize:  4 Free Images

My Recipe:

Image:  Bugaboo Kidz Girl with Heart
Papers:  Authentique Felicity 6X6 pad, SU Island Indigo
Ink:  Copics
Techniques:  Oval Stitched Die Cut
Accessories:  Heart Brads, Stickles, Ribbon


Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Ahoy, Pirate Joe!
Well, I have a thing for anything nautical...so that goes for anything piratey too!  
This cute "Pirate Joe" can be found at Digi Stamp Boutique.  
This week Digi Stamp Boutique is our sponsor at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2.  If you are the lucky Grand Prize Winner you can win a  £10 voucher to purchase  your favorite images at Digi Stamp Boutique.  I hope you will play along.  Please remember to follow the rules listed under CHALLENGE RULES so you can qualify to be a winner.





All images/designs are created and copyright owned by Sally-Ann Hancock.  My work means the world to me - it allows my passion to draw and create, to fit with my family life too, often the inspiration for my designs.  Hope you enjoy my images as much as I enjoy creating them.

Prize:   £10 voucher 

My Recipe:
Image: Digi Stamp Boutique Pirate Joe
Papers:  Authentique Adrift, October Afternoon Hangman's cove, Paper Studio Pirate Ships and Sharks, SU Bermuda Bay, Chocolate Chip, More Mustard, Recollections Orange
Ink:  Copics, SU Real Rust 
Technique:  Stitched Rectangle Die, MS Anchor Punch, MS Crab Punch
Accessories:  Twine, Glossy Accents, Black Jewels

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

This Bunny Loves You!


I was so happy to be able to create a Valentine card this week!  I have been wanting you use my Valentine dies and this one was perfect for the sketch!  The image I have used is Bunny Love 1.   Bugaboo Stamps is our sponsor this week and if you do not know by now Jodie makes so many adorable images.  I love her work and creativity!  There is always something new that she is creating! Be sure to check out her store!   If you play along this week at SSW2 you will have an opportunity to win the Grand Prize of 4 Free Bugaboo Images of your choice!  Hope to see you at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 this week!


SSW2-105 Sketch for this week!



Everything that you ever wanted to know about Bugaboo Stamps:  As if raising 5 children in the frozen land of the North was not enough of a challenge, Jodie Mackrell decided to dip her cold little Canadian toes into the work of papercrafting by opening an online store full of her illustrations. Bugaboo Stamps has become one of the leading companies in digital images. From seriously snarky to sugar sweet to sublimely soulful all the way over to the other side of the super sexy spectrum, you're bound to find all that you need and more to create your paper projects.  Jodie works very hard to provide New Releases and Freebies every week!!  If your taste runs to rubber (and you know who you are), you can find Bugaboo Stamps at Totally Stampilicious.  And finally, join the Bugaboo Stamps DT for the weekly Challenges at Catch the Bug.

Store www.bugaboostamps.com
Challenge Blog:  http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.com

Prize:  4 Free Images


My Recipe:
Image:  Bugaboo Stamps Bunny Love 1 
Papers:  Bo Bunny Crush Flirt and Crush Cutie Pie, The Paper Company Black Cardstock
Ink:  Copics
Techniques: La~La Land Stitched Nested Circles, Spellbinders Heart Circles
Accessories:  EK Sticko Hearts, Stickles Star Dust, Ribbon