Thursday, April 24, 2014

"Going Gingham"

This card fits perfectly over at the Mod Squad Challenge blog where the challenge this month is: Going Gingham.
I stamped each of the trees once and then hand drew the fence behind (click the picture for a closer look).
Supplies used: A Tree For All Seasons (Stampin Up), Flower soft: Meadow, Autumn, Sweet Pea, and homemade white, Eyelet lace border punch (Martha Stewart), Happiness Word Stamp(Hero Arts)

Wednesday, April 23, 2014


I wanted to send a fun card to a little 3 year old girl (niece of a good friend) who's having some serious physical problems right now.
I also got her a little gift to bring some "sunshine" to her day!
Supplies used: Circle and Scallop Circle Nestabilites, Brad, Wire, Heart Punch, Googly Eyes, Circle Punch, Ladybug stamp

Wednesday, April 16, 2014


A tag card to fit the Spring Color Challenge over at the Mod Squad Challenge Blog.
I chose purple and the two shades of teal.
Supplies used: Postcard Stamp Set (Hampton Art), Doily Stamp (Little Yellow Bicycle), White Embossing Powder, Butterfly Stamp, Butterfly Punch, Rhinestones, Pearls, Seam Binding

Monday, April 14, 2014

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Baby Gift

This sweet little baby became my great nephew last Saturday night.
Here's the gift I sent his Daddy and Mommy:
If I hadn't been shipping it (in a boring box!) I would have enjoyed fixing this doggie themed gift up in a cute basket!
Welcome to the family 
Ethan Scott!

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Friends are the flowers....

Here are two cards I did for the Mojo Monday Challenge this week.
I used a limited time freebie from Daydream Designs, and two digi packs from Dollar Graphics Depot (Seed Packets & Whimsical Garden)
Other supplies: Fence Border punch (Martha Stewart), Bakers Twine, Flowerpot Stamp, Daisy Dot Border Punch (Martha Stewart), Sharpie Marker, Sentiment Stamp

Monday, April 7, 2014

Miss You

I made this card based on the Mod Squad Challenge for this week: Create your own designer paper. 
I must say that while this was a challenge for me because it's rather out of my "comfort zone," it was also a lot of fun! 
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Friday, April 4, 2014

Scatter Seeds of Kindness

 I made this card using the sketch from My Favorite Things and...
... the color palette from Color Throwdown.
Supplies used: Chalk, White Embossing Powder, Labels Four Nestabilities, Shredding Scissors, Seeds of Kindness (Stampin' Up)

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Sailboat Birthday

Here's a card I made for my oldest brother's birthday next week.
He loves all things related to the sea and especially sailing!
Supplies used: KRAFT cardstock, sailboat template, small dowel rod, twine, chalks, You Are My Sunshine (Stampin Up),  Set Sail (Stampin' Up) Sunshine punch

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Inside and Out

I made two cards for the Kraft Journal Inside and Out Challenge.
 One in blue and one in green....
Supplies used: Graphics from Dollar Graphics Depot (Hannah and Friends) (Annie's Little Prim Shoppe), Madison Window Die, Shutter Die, Flower box die (all from Memory Box), Branch Punch (Martha Stewart), Threading Water Border Punch (Fiskars), Tiny flowers, KRAFT cardstock

Tuesday, April 1, 2014


 I made this card for the Dynamic Duos challenge: I chose blue as my second color.
I stamped and embossed the flower/butterflies in white embossing powder and then used water based  markers to color it in.