Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Scrapmagasinet & Everybody Art Challenge...

As I'm running short on time this week I combined two challenges in one this time.

It's time for Reader Challenge #8 over at the Scrapmagasinet DT Blog. This time's challenge is to use "Ribbon or Lace" along with a Scrapmagasinet Image on your project. You have a chance to win a prize so head on over and take a look. The other DT have made some cute projects.

Also it's time for this weeks Everybody Art Challenge. Which is to make some kind of "Bag or Pocket". The other DT have made some wonderful projects. I hope you'll stop by.

I choose to make this cute little bag I seen over at Katarina's blog a while back. She even has a tutorial. It's perfect for candy or maybe some ribbon or other small embellishment.
I have paper pieced my Krilla image. It's a great way to use up scraps!!




  • Stamps: Scrapmagasinet - Krilla Sitter
  • Paper: Misc
  • Misc: Pop Dots, SU - Markers, Ribbon
  • Equipment: EK Success - Medium and Small Retro Flower Punch
  • Challenges/Sketches: Scrapmagasinet & Everybody Art Challenge


Monday, February 23, 2009

Making Handmade Cards....

I wanted to share with you one of the cards I made with the new digital kit Le Jardin. That will soon be available over at Making Handmade Cards. We are only allowed to used stuff in the kit and basic embellishments on our projects. So I have used papers 12, 15, 16 along with my spellbinder scallop heart die and some ribbon.




  • Paper: Making Handmade Cards - Le Jardin
  • Misc: Pop Dots, Ribbon
  • Equipment: Spellbinder - Scallop Heart


Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Whiff of Joy #19....

Yep it's time for another challenge over at the Whiff of Joy Challenge Blog. This week it's a sketch by Katarina. Thanks Katarina!! Hope you'll find to join us.

Did you order the Whiff of Joy stamp Club? Have you gotten it yet? Not me yet, but I've seen pictures of them posted on someone else's blog. Really Cute!! I can hardly wait..

I have been looking forever for one of these Martha Stewart Doily Lace punches and finally just ordered one off the Walmart online store. Who knew they would be so popular. I'm going to keep a better watch out for her new stuff. I don't want to miss out...




  • Stamps: Whiff of Joy - Oakley with Scooter
  • Paper: Basic Grey - Boxer, CTMH - Card Stock
  • Misc: Prima Flowers, Brads, Prisma Pencils, Gamsol
  • Equipment: Martha Stewart - Doily Lace Edge Punch
  • Challenges/Sketches: Whiff of Joy Challenge Blog


Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Everybody Art Challenge #27....

This weeks challenge over at Everybody Art Challenge is a sketch by Tina46. Thanks Tina!! I love sketches they are so much fun.

For my card I have paper pieced Krilla with Basic Grey Offbeat paper. Paper piecing is so much fun, but some of the pieces can get a little small. Hope you'll find time to join the challenge this week. I look forward to your creations.




  • Stamps: Scrapmagasinet - Krilla Sitter, CTMH - From Me To You (D1247)
  • Paper: Basic Grey - Off beat & Bittersweet
  • Misc: Prima Flowers, Brads, SU - Markers
  • Equipment: Spellbinders - Small Classic Scallop Circle
  • Challenges/Sketches: Everybody Art Challenge


Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Whiff of Joy #18.....


It time for a Recipe challenge over at the Whiff of Joy Challenge Blog. This weeks challenge is to use any Whiff of Joy image with "3 pattern papers, 2 Flowers & 1 button". Come on you can do it!! Well hopefully you'll have time to stop by and see the other DT creations they are super great!! We'd love to have you join us!



  • Stamps: Whiff of Joy - Oakley with Scooter
  • Paper: Basic Grey - Offbeat & Bittersweet
  • Misc: Ribbon, Brad, Button, Prisma Pencils, Gamsol, Staples
  • Equipment: EK Success - Large & Medium Retro Flower Punch


Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Scrapmagasinet DT Sketch Challenge 8....

It's time for the DT Sketch Challenge over at the Scrapmagasinet DT Blog. The only rule is you must use a Scrapmagasinet image as your main image.

I had fun with this one. I got out my Slice to cut the corner swirls. That thing is so easy to use. You just stick the paper on the cutting glass and let it do all the work. Fun!!
This time I have used Krilla. Isn't she cute? I just love her. I paper pieced her outfit with Basic Grey Bittersweet scraps. That made it almost too easy. Cause all I had left was to color her skin and hair. If you haven't gotten any of Lisbet super cute stamps yet you should head over to the store and check them out. Hope you'll have time to try out my sketch this week.



  • Stamps: Scrapmagasinet - Krilla
  • Paper: Basic Grey - Bittersweet, CTMH - Card Stock
  • Misc: Brads, White Pearls, Pop Dots, SU - Markers
  • Equipment: Martha Stewart - Heart Punch, Slice - Basic 3

I forgot to mention we are in need of another DT over at Scrapmagasinet. If you are interested or know someone who might be head on over and check it out!!


Everybody Art Challenge #26.....

It's time for another challenge over at Everybody Art Challenge... This weeks challenge is "Tags". I started out going to make a tag shaped card and just didn't end up there. I picked out the cute Whipper Snapper image and just went from there. This ones pretty easy. I couple pieces of pattern paper and my tag with the image attached. I also didn't like how the corners looked on my image so ended up using a cute corner punch on those to add some interest. I popped the whole tag up on the front of my card and then decided I better add some brads in the corner. Hope if you have extra time this week you'll stop by for a look at the other DT creations and maybe even join in.



  • Stamps: Whipper Snapper - Squeaky Baker (LY902), SU - Heard from the Heart
  • Paper: Basic Grey - Offbeat, CTMH - Card Stock
  • Misc: Prisma Pencils, Gamsol, Brads, Pop Dots, Ribbon
  • Equipment: EK Success - Corner Punch
  • Challenges/Sketches: Everybody Art Challenge


A Spoon Full Of Sugar #38....

My blogging friend Michelle over at Stamps, Paper, Scissors and Donkey Smiles asked me to be this weeks Guest Designer over at A Spoon Full of Sugar. I was pretty excited!! It's so exciting to be asked to share your creations with others.

So this weeks challenge is "Doodles". Pretty cool!! I'm not really a doodler so I kind of winged it. I stamped a couple of doodle stamps on my Tilda image and then drew some hearts and squiggly lines with dots on the plain circle paper. Oh and I added the pretend dots to the scalloped piece. I know some of you do great doodles and I'm looking forward to seeing your work. So head on over and check out this weeks challenge!!



  • Stamps: Magnolia - Tilda with Tag (VA09), K & Co - Que Sera Sera 572256
  • Paper: Basic Grey - Bittersweet, CTMH - Card Stock
  • Misc: Prisma Pencils, Gamsol, Pop Dots, Ribbon
  • Equipment: Spellbinders - Large Oval, Large Scallop Oval & Large Circle, Martha Stewart - Heart, Scallop Heart, Love Punches, Double Scallop Edge Punch
  • Challenges/Sketches: A Spoon Full of Sugar


Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Whiff of Joy #17.......

This weeks challenge over at the Whiff of Joy Challenge Blog is a sketch by DT member Donalda. Isn't it great!! Great job Donalda!!!

Here is my card using her wonderful sketch. I used more of that wonderful Urban Prairie paper by Basic Grey. So pretty!! Make sure and check out the other DT creations also. They are great!!




  • Stamps: Whiff of Joy - Melinda Helping Hand
  • Paper: Basic Grey - Urban Prairie, CTMH - Card Stock
  • Misc: Primsa Pencils, Gamsol, Stardust Clear Glitter Pen, Ribbon, Pop Dots, White Pearls
  • Equipment: SU - Photo Corner Punch & Scallop Border Punch, 1/8 Hole Punch, Spellbinders - Large Classic Circle, Large Scallop Circle, Large Petite Scallop Oval & Small Petite Oval
  • Font: Dalyhand
  • Challenges/Sketches: Whiff of joy Challenge Blog


Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Everybody Art Challenge 24.....

This weeks challenge over at Everybody Art Challenge is "Valentine's". I actually pick the stamp to go with the saying I'd already thought up. I haven't had a chance to use any of my cute Sarah Kay stamps so I thought this would be perfect.


Make sure and head over to check out the other DT creations....



  • Stamps: Sarah Kay - Puppy Love
  • Paper: CTMH - Card Stock, Basic Grey - Boxer & Bittersweet
  • Misc: Pop Dots, Copic Markers (sorry I was just practicing & forgot to write them down)
  • Equipment: Spellbinders - Small Petite Oval, Small Petite Scallop Oval, Classic Heart & Classic Scallop Heart
  • Fonts: Times New Roman & Sweetheart Script-limited
  • Challenges/Sketches: Everybody Art Challenge


Monday, February 2, 2009

Valentines Card #5....

Last but not least... And again not the traditional colors. Don't you just love that brown background paper? It's got birds and flowers all over it. But I did throw some pink on there. I again colored this one with Copic's. I'm getting better.

Well I'm going to have to search for another sketch idea. I'm needing to refill my card box. All of the Valentine's ones I've shown you so far where for my friend at work. So they are already gone. Now I need to make up some for me... :)

See you tomorrow for the Everybody Art Challenge!!



  • Stamps: Sarah Kay - Puppy Love
  • Paper: Basic Grey - Urban Prairie, CTMH - Card Stock
  • Misc: Copics, Pop Dots
  • Equipment: Martha Stewart - Valentine Lace Edge Punch & Heart Punch, Fiskars - Small Heart Punch, SU - Scallop Border Punch


Sunday, February 1, 2009

Valentines Card #4....

I love this Urban Prairie paper by Basic Grey. I'm going to have to get some more... I really liked the little butterfly piece. I've had intentions of using it before but didn't think it showed enough of the design. It's to cute to hide. This is another Sarah Kay image called First Love. Just one more to go. See you tomorrow.



  • Stamps: Sarah Kay - First Love
  • Paper: Basic Grey - Urban Prairie, CTMH - Card Stock
  • Misc: Pop Dots, Prisma Pencils, Gamsol
  • Equipment: Friskars - Small Heart Punch, Martha Stewart - Heart Punch, SU - Scallop Border Punch


 

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