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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Layer it UP! for 3 Girl JAM

It's Thursday, and I have the privilege of posting today for 3 Girl JAM.  I love any opportunity to showcase my favorite ribbons and lace!
Today's card is soft, pretty, and layered with lace and ribbon.
The image on this card is from Aurora Wings.  I love coloring roses, and this one was a joy.  The designer papers used on this card are "Always and Forever" 6x6 papers from Wild Rose Studio.
I used 2 different laces from the Distressed Lace Bundle.  The crinkle ribbon is from the Tie Dye Bundle.  A little lace and ribbon make this card look so feminine. 
Need some beautiful lace and ribbon for yourself?  Use discount code JO10 for 10% off of anything in the 3 Girl JAM Store!

I'd like to enter this in the following challenges:
Stamps by Aurora Wings Facebook Challenge -- Everything's Coming Up Roses
Aurora Wings Challenge Blog -- Lucky Color (I love pinks)

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Wishing You Blue Skies - for SDS

It's Wednesday, and I'm posting today for Snapdragon Snippets.  We've had some really cold weather lately, but one thing about cold weather -- the sun shines, and the sky is the prettiest blue of the whole year.  Those blue skies were the inspiration behind today's project...

This Heart Air Balloon cutting file can be found in the Snapdragon Snippets Store.  I sized it to fit on the front of a 5x 6 1/2 card front.  
Designer papers are My Mind's Eye Love Me Do, 12x12.  I purchased them for the cloud background paper.  I have this "thing" for cloud paper.  I can't get enough of it.  The sentiment is a stamp from Joy's Life Stamps. The bling and glitter trim are from Close To My Heart.
Visit the blog often for more great inspiration.  The Snapdragon Snippets Store is adding new great designs all the time. Don't forget the Snapdragon Snippets Facebook Page and the Snapdragon Snippets Creative Garden Facebook Fan Page.

Just Because -- GD for The Sisterhood of Crafters

This is my second and final post guest designing for The Sisterhood of Crafters.   I have enjoyed my experience very much!
The theme this time is paper piecing &/or piercing.  My card has a bit of both:
The image is a digi from Sandi's Samples. It was printed 3 times.  The base was colored with Copic markers.  Two of the layers were fussy cut, then glued on to the base.  Paper piecing achieved!  The paper piercing around the edges was done with dies by Lawn Fawn.  
The papers on this card and the sentiment are from Close To My Heart.  The tie dye crinkle ribbon is from 3 Girl JAM. The butterfly was cut out with a die from Cheery Lynn.
I'd like to thank Darlene Pavlick and the rest of the Sisterhood of Crafters design team for the opportunity to be a Step Sister this month.  It's been great fun!
I'd like to enter this in the following challenges:
D.L. Art -- February Linky Party

Monday, February 23, 2015

Happy Spring! for MWLW

It's Monday, and New Release Day at My Whimsical Little World. Today, I introduce "Juliet":
I used Derwent Inktense pencils and a waterbrush.  I used several Spellbinders dies to cut out "Juliet", then mounted her on a side-step card. Designer papers are My Mind's Eye Jubilee 6x6. Embellishments and sentiment are from Close To My Heart. The tie dye crinkle ribbon is from 3 Girl JAM
Check out the My Whimsical Little World blog for more new release inspiration.  Check out the MWLW Facebook page for contests, fun, and of course, more inspiration. Beginning in March, there will be a progressive challenge, with an adorable image to get you started!

I'm a Bird Brain! for Eureka Stamps

It's Monday, and time for a new challenge at Eureka Stamps. This week, our theme is "birthday card."  I always need to add to the birthday card stash, so this is a great challenge!
I used "Bird Dancing" (digi2205) and "Bird Brain" (digi24408) on the outside of this card.
Inside, I used the sentiment, "Bird Day" (digi24407):

I colored "Bird Dancing" with Derwent Inktense pencils and a water brush. The papers and glitter trim on this card are from Close To My Heart. Watercolor paper is by Hero Arts.
Join us this week for our "birthday card" challenge at Eureka Stamps.  I'd LOVE to see what you make!

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Happy Spring! for Crafty Sentiments

It's Saturday, and it's New Release time at Crafty Sentiments


I was fortunate enough to be able to design with "Isobel - Flower Fairy"  -- she makes me think of spring!

I colored "Isobel -- Flower Fairy" with Copic markers, then cut it out with 2 sizes of Lifestyle Crafts Circle dies.  The designer papers   and gems are from Piggy Tales.  The Glitter Trim is by Close To My Heart. You will find previews for the new releases on the Crafty Sentiments Inspirations blog each day until Feb. 25, so check it out each day to see the fun, talent, and inspiration. 

Friday, February 20, 2015

I Love You This Much....for QKR Stampede

It's Friday, and time for a new challenge at QKR Stampede.  This week, our theme is "Critters".  Ah, yes.  QKR Stampede has LOTS of great stamps you can use for this one!

This darling 'lil bunny is digi6804, Infatuated. I colored him/her with Copic markers.  The sentiment is digi14618, "Love You This Much."  
I used several sizes of the same Spellbinder label die on this card.  Papers and bling are from Close To My Heart.  The crinkle ribbon is by 3 Girl JAM
Come join us this week at QKR Stampede for our "Critter" challenge.  I'd love to see what you create!
I'd like to enter this in the following challenges:
Double Click Skittles -- Animal Challenge
Fresh Brewed Designs -- Animals
The Paper Shelter -- Animal Magic