Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Shopping Our Stash Challenge

Hi all!!

Another fun challenge over at

This week, it's all about the sentiments.  No other stamped
images, just a sentiment.  I decided to pull out one of my stencils
I've never used, and sponged on some Blue Bayou ink.
Can I say that I love how this card turned out?
I hope you do too!

Thank for stopping by today.

Recipe -
Stamps: Reverse Confetti Lots to Say
Paper: PTI White
Ink: SU Blue Bayou, Versafine black
Misc: Rhinestones from Pretty Pink Posh

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Monday, March 10, 2014

EAD Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to my blog!  

Today is going to be special!  There's a group of us that are EAD Designs fans so we decided to inspire each other to use our goodies!  For those of you that don't remember, EAD Designs created vinyl stickers and rub-ons.  Awesome products but the company closed up shop over a year ago.

What all of our projects will have in common is that we are all using EAD Goodies and our challenge is:


All our cards from today's blog hop will be going to a special girl named Emma.  Please read about the card drive hosted by Kelly, who we're so excited is joining our hop today.  She chats about the card drive on this post:

Here's the card I'll be sending to Emma-

I encourage everyone reading this to also send a card to Emma!
The address is -

Kelly Bertram
PO Box 58388
Cincinnati, OH 45248

There is a surprise blog candy!  The more you leave comments on the blogs that are participating, the more chances you have to win!

Want another chance for a prize?!  Make a kid friendly card for Emma!  We'd love for you to join in the card drive!  Make a card for Emma, send it to Kelly and link up over on Amy's blog!

Commenting/Card link up open until Monday, March 24th at 11:59 pm pacific
Winners posted on Amy's blog on Monday, March 31st.

Have fun hoppin'!


What a wonderful way to brighten a little girls day!
I sure hope you'll join us in sending a card for Emma!

Happy Monday!

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Sunday, March 9, 2014

Card Concept Challenge

These weekends seem to go quicker and quicker,
don't they??  Even lost an hour of sleep this weekend
with daylight savings time!

I spent a lot of time this weekend working on some
ATC's that I needed to get done for an ATC
trade over at SCS.  They were so much fun!
I'll share a little peek at the bottom of this blog post,
let me know what ya think.

I found a little extra time to play along with the challenge over at

I used a new set I recently got from Hero Arts called
Need Caffeine

I went with some SC veneer stars and some washi tape
at the bottom.

What a fun quick card!

Here is a little peek at my ATC's that I made
for the swap:

This was definitely a fun swap, but I don't know
that I'd sign up for 5 spots next time!  :)

Thanks for stopping by today.

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Monday, March 3, 2014

Virginia's View Challenge Card


Ok, so I'm thinking outside my box and trying some new and different
things.  I saw a new challenge blog Virginia's View and wanted to play along
with the watercoloring challenge.

Here is the inspiration pic from the challenge blog -

Looked easy enough, all the cool girls are playing along,
yeh.....I GOT THIS!!!


Little did I know, the mess that was about to transpire, right
here on my kitchen counter!!!

I used some of my SU reinkers to do this.  I cut my watercolor panel
and then got it fairly wet with a paint brush, and then dropped some of the reinkers
onto it.  From there, I can't really tell you what I did....it was a craft free-for-all!
There was also black ink involved, which now, also resides under all of
my fingernails and on the kitchen counter.

I embossed the sentiment from Reverse Confetti's Lots to Say and topped it
off with a few pearls.  Now I'm off to try to get this off of my fingernails and
get them repainted.

Thanks for stopping by today!

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