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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

I'm Just Tickled!

I'm so tickled, well pink, to share some very exciting news- I'm now a part of the Pinkette Design Team over at Tickled Pink Stamps!  I'm over the moon and can't wait to get started...I can't believe I'm part of such a talented group :)  Hop on over to the Tickled Pink Stamps blog to check out all the new DT info from the past week or so- it's been very busy over there- and I can't wait to take you along on this new adventure with me!

Monday, July 25, 2011

Thinking of You

Hi All!  I've just got a quick little post tonight :)  I'm in love with the Perfect Matches line over at Tickled Pink Stamps and I've got Lil Lad Eric paired up with his Perfect Match Christina on my card today- aren't they so cute?  They are so much fun to color, which I did with my Copics, though I have to admit Eric's hair was not at all how I planned it, in fact I wasn't even sure that I was going to be able to keep the image at one point because it was looking so bad, but thank goodness for happy mistakes because I ended up really happy with how it turned out!  All I can think when I look at these two paired up is that if they were a real couple they'd be so cute I'd probably hate 'em just a little...thank goodness they're just stamps :)

Skin: E000,E00,E11,E13,R20
Hair: hers-N1,N5,N7,N9 his-E50,E51,E53,E55,E57, E59
Eyes: hers-BG10,BG72,BG75 hisE43,E44,E47
Glasses: hers-BV23,BV25,BV29 his-R14,R17,R59
Clothes: hers-R22,R29,R89 his-B37,B39,B52

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
All Sorts- Free & Easy
Stamp Something- Something Embellished
Tickled Pink Stamp Challenge- Spots & Stripes
Totally Gorjuss- Punch or Die
Craft Us Crazy- Anything Goes

Supplies: Cardstock- Bazzil; DP- Lilybee Design This & That, Echo Park For the Record; Flowers & Gems- Recollections; RubOn Sentiment- Deja Views Wonderful Words; Star Border Punch- Martha Stewart

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Butterfly Smiles

Hi All!  Well, you know that saying 'Sometimes you're the windshield, sometimes you're the bug'?  Lets just say the past week or so I was not on the winning side of that equation :)  But things finally calmed down and I got to spend some quality time in my craft area which has definitely made things a lot better!  I was able to purchase some of the new stamps from Tickled Pink Stamps in digi form when their digi week started on the 15th and I couldn't wait to color up Lil Little Lilith- she is definitely a new favorite- with my Copics and then it was killing me that I hadn't put her on a card yet so I paired her with some butterflies that I cut out of some DCWV matstack papers from the Mariposa line so I can enter Tickled Pink's Challenge for 'Cute with Butterflies'.  As I started out I wasn't sure about how it was all looking but it actually came together pretty well by the time I sat back and looked at the final product- thanks in no small part to a cutie of an image :)
Skin/Face- E000, E00, E11, E13, R32
Hair- E11, E15, E18, E19
Umbrella- BV23, BV25, BV29, BV31
Clothes- BG09, BG10, BG11, BG15, BG18, BV23, BV25, BV29, BV31

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
C.R.A.F.T.- Butterflies
All Sorts- Free & Easy
Emerald Fairies- All Things Nice (Girly)
PaperPlay- Things with Wings
Tickled Pink Stamps Challenge- Cute with Butterflies
Totally PaperCrafts- Girly Girls

Supplies- Cardstock- Bazzil; DP- KaiserCraft Chapter One, DCWV Mariposa Matstack; Flowers- Prima, Recollections; Border Punch- Martha Stewart Crafts; Rub on Sentiment- Lasting Impressions; Pearls & Gems- my stash

Monday, July 11, 2011

A Fairy Happy Birthday

Hi All!  I've got a first to celebrate's the first challenge over at Pink {Ink} Sketch Challenge which I'm super excited to enter!  I love sketch challenges because they always push the boundaries of my creativity and force me to stretch my 'style'...and this challenge is even more inspiring because of the awesome DT members that are heading it up.  All that inspiration in one place is pretty mind blowing!  I hope my card measures up :)  I've paired papers from a new paper pad called Uncommon made by Authentique with the Fairy Kira stamp from Tickled Pink Stamps.  Matched up with those are some of my favorite things- some flowers, a generous sprinkling of bling and a Tim Holtz metal embellishement...when all these things end up on the same card you really can't mess it up too bad- at least that's what I tell myself  :)  Hope you enjoy!

Face/Skin: E000, E00, E11, R37, BV23, BV25, BV29, YG61, YG67
Hair: E50, E51, E53, E55, E57
Wings: BV31, Colorless Blender, Spica Glitter Pen- Clear
Clothes: R32, R35, R37, YG63, YG67

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Flutter By Wednesdays- Open Challenge
Pink {Ink} Sketch Challenge- Sketch
Stampin' For The Weekend- Wings & Things
Tickled Pink- Use a Doily
Truly Scrumptious- Things With Wings

Supplies: Cardstock- Bazzil; DP- Authentique 'Uncommon'; Doily- Martha Stewart Crafts; Bling- Recollections; Flowers- Prima, Recollections; Metal Embellishment- Tim Holtz; Sentiment- computer generated; Ribbon- my stash

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

It's The Simple Things

Hi All!  I know you're shocked that I'm doing two posts in two days but I told you I had lots of crafting time this weekend :)  I've been eyeing the sketches over at Deconstructed Sketch and I finally got my bum in gear in enough time to get one entered.  I flipped it on its side and left off the sentiment just because I'm not sure exactly what I want to use it for yet.  I may use it for a birthday card to fill an order or I might just keep it for my own stash mostly because I really like how the coloring on Pippa from Tickled Pink Stamps turned out this time around....she's so much fun to color and every time I just like her more!  So here's another card from my crafting whirlwind...hope you enjoy :)
Skin: E000, E00, E11, R20, R32, R35
Hair: E50, E51, E53, E55, E57
Clothes: B91, B93, B95, B97, B99, W0, W1, G40, G82, G85, T1, T3, T5, T7, T9
Flowers: G24, G28, RV13, RV14, RV17, RV19, V15, V17

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Deconstructed Sketch
Deep Ocean Challenges- Cards
Papertake Weekly- Anything Goes
Stampalot Challenge- Anything Goes
Stamps R Us- 'There was a little girl'
Tickled Pink- Flowers

Supplies: DP- KaiserCraft Chanteuse; Twine- Jillibean Soup; Flowers- Prima; Border Punch- Fiskars; Tag- Tim Holtz

Monday, July 4, 2011

You Make Me Smile

Hi All!  Thank goodness for 3 day weekends :)  I finally got some good coloring/crafting time in and boy did I need it!  I can't say I'm looking forward to going back to work tomorrow but I am way more recharged than I was before.  One of the cards I can't wait to share is this little beauty.  It's no secret that I love Kenny K images and this one called Download Diva is a particular favorite of mine...she is so much fun to color and you can really do so much with her.  I paired her with a new paper pad I picked up by Lilybee Designs called Picket Fence, I just love the pretty lavender papers in it.  To challenge myself a little I decided to try a new sketch challenge over at Graphicat Sketches and I encourage you to check it out...I fell in love with the sketch when I saw it and I still loved it when I got done with the card which doesn't always happen for me- all because I can't figure out how to use it to its full potential of course :)  And I've got one more place I want you to check out- if you like my ticket sentiment you have to stop by the MMDesigns blog and take a look at the free digital stamp sentiments there- they are totally awesome!  Well, I guess the only thing left is to say I hope this card makes you smile :)
Face/Skin: E000, E00, E11, R32, BG72, BG78
Hair: E50, E51, E53, E55, E57
Clothes: E41, E42, E43, E44, E47, V15, V17, V25, W0, W1, W5, W7
IPod: BG70, BG72

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Graphicat Sketches
Cute Card Thursday- Technology (Ipod)
Stamp Something- July Digi Day
Totally Papercrafts- Bing- Punch/Die Cut, Flowers, Gem
Emerald Fairies- All Things Girlie
All Sorts- Free & Easy

Supplies: DP- Lilybee Designs Picket Fence; Cardstock- Bazill; Flowers- Prima, Recollections; Gems- Recollections; Distress Ink- Ranger Milled Lavender; Sentiment Ticket- MMDesigns