Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Let's Get Inky

Today we have a challenge at
The Sisterhood of Crafters
that is sure to be a favorite of everyone and that is
Let's Get Inky!

It is being hosted by our wonderful sister Jennifer!!

A while back I purchased some really cool stencils
I saw at lawn Fawn and let me  tell you I LOVE them,
in fact by the time this posts I will be the owner of a few more!
I buy lots of dies and stamps so purchasing these stencils
was such a nice change!

I also hit a sale a long while back at My Favorite Things and purchased
these cute~cute kitty cat dies and stamps.



For my card I inked up my grass with 2 different green inks.
( I will give all the info below)

For the sky I inked in a blue, moving the stencil around to
get different clouds.

This is my first attempt with these stencils and I can see many more
panels to come.  Lawn Fawn has a wonderful 'how to' video
on their site and it pays to watch it.....I am so loving these!!

Make sure and pop on over to The Sisterhood and see all
the fun and beautiful creations by my 'sistahs' to inspire you!!

Entering the following challenges:
Crafty Cardmakers …. Create Your Own Background
Dragonfly Dreams …. No Patterned Paper
Stamping Sensations …. All Creatures Great and Small
Allsorts …. Summertime



Supplies used:
Lawn Fawn Stencils: Cloudy and Grassy
TH Distress ink:  Twisted Citron and mowed lawn
TH Oxide Ink:  mermaid lagoon
My Favorite Things:  Purrfect Friends Stamps and Dies

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Swirly Congrats

This is my post on the Tutti Designs blog today.

Happy Tuesday Tutti Fans!!
Today I am using one of the swirly sentiment dies and it is
'Swirly Congrats'.
It is a nice size die that pretty much does all the work
for you on a card, the center of attention so to speak!
I have three cards to share with you today.

The first card I 'fancied' up by placing a die cut doily
underneath the sentiment cut from a printed paper,
adding a few gems to the flowers
and as vintage velour flower to finish.


The second card is a bit more simplified just by using a shiny
designer paper underneath the swirly sentiment, adding a
tiny butterfly, cord and a button.



For the last card I had a bit of fun with designer paper cut with the
nesting stitched squares (link given below) and an embossed background.
I added a few gems and a cute bird from my stash!


This is a fabulous die to just say 'CONGRATS' without much fuss!
I hope my three cards have inspired to create your own congrats cards.





Make sure to visit the Tutti Designs Store (link below)
for LOTS more fabulous dies!!
Come back tomorrow for more Tutti Designs inspiration!

and here are some Tutti Designs quick links:
Did you know that Tutti Designs is now
available in both the UK and Canada?
Check it out Here:
Tutti Designs Canada
Tutti Designs UK

Thank you for visiting with me today
!

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Special Birthday

Design Team Member At

Happy July 1st!!
A new challenge theme is starting at Dies R Us challenge blog
and I think it is everyone's favorite...
ANYTHING GOES using a die DRU carries.

I combined two of my very favorite Poppystamp dies
Stitch Wreath and Delightful Daisy.

I colored the daisies with copics and popped
each flower and each leaf up.
The daisies actually have longer stems and I just snipped them off
at the bottom for this card.


I stamped the sentiment (Stampendous) with Memento Dew Drop Ink New Sprout.

Here are the links to the dies I have used:


Make sure and visit the Dies R Us challenge blog to see a fun
array of dies and inspiration from the DRU challenge team!

We have some exciting news to share with you. Dies R Us now has a sister store with warehouses in the USA and Canada called Didi Crafts.  

It will ship to both the US and Canada.  Didi Crafts will carry some of the same products as DRU, but most will be different.  Now our Canadian friends don't have to worry about huge taxes or shipping fees. How great is that!?!


Entering the following challenges:
Word Art Wednesday …. ATG

Stitched Flowers

It's the first Wednesday of the month
and that means a new challenge theme at
Double D challenges and it is
Stitching!
It can be real~faux~dies~stamped...
anything just so it has stitching on it!!



I have spent a lot of time at Cottage Cutz (The Scrapping Cottage)
when they have their sales at up to 80% off.
I load up each and every time as what girl can pass
up a sale like that?  Not me for sure!

I used the bottom right corner for my inspiration colors...bright and happy!!


The die I used is Stitched Flowers.
I reached in my scrap bags (snippets) and pulled
out some pretty and bright colors.
This die was one of their very easy ones as not too 'fiddly'  as most.

We would love to have you join in with us at Double D
and as usual we have an awesome prize for you to win
and this one just happens to be a Cottage Cutz die,
plus the teams have once again blessed us with their creativeness!!

Entering the following challenges:
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge … Bright and Cheerful


Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Hanging Love

This is my post on the Tutti Designs blog today:  

Hi Tutti fans!
Today I have this gorgeous die to share with you
Hanging Love!

It is so delicate and pretty.
All I did was die cut it from a pretty lavender print paper,
added pearls and flowers and a trim piece at the bottom.
fabulous die for any special occasion!





TUTTI-195 Hanging Love
Make sure to visit the Tutti Designs Store (link below)
for LOTS more fabulous dies!!
Come back tomorrow for more Tutti Designs inspiration!

and here are some Tutti Designs quick links:
Did you know that Tutti Designs is now
available in both the UK and Canada?
Check it out Here:
Tutti Designs Canada
Tutti Designs UK

Thank you for visiting with me today
!

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Stenciling At The Sisterhood

Our next challenge at The Sisterhood of Crafters 
is being hosted by our 'sistah' Su and she has chosen the theme of 
'STENCIILS'.

I loved this choice as I have a drawer full of stencils that were just 
'itching' to come out and play!

I pulled out a NBUS stencil from Tim Holtz called 'Doily'.
I created a somewhat simple card by just using various
Distress inks and a mix of the Distress Oxide inks.


I have a little ziploc bag of snippets of card stock like the one above
that I keep on hand to use for sentiments.
The sentiment is from a set I won  years and years ago

Head on over to The Sisterhood and see all the fabulously
created stencil cards from my 'sistahs'....join in with us!

Entering the following challenges:
Make My Monday ... Use Stencils

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Drum Set and Musical Stave

This is my post on the Tutti Designs blog today:

Hello Tutti Fans!!
How about a little music for the soul today!
Today I am using two fabulous dies
Drum Set AND Musical Stave.

Super easy card just perfect for that
musical person in your life!!

I started with an embossed background
then simply added my musical stave at the top
die cut from some yummy black glitter paper.

The drum set was cut from an orange metallic paper...FUN!!


I think this card is going for my grandson's 17th birthday,
just think of all the fun colors this could be die cute from!!


TUTTI-331 Drum Set




TUTTI-339 Musical Stave

Make sure to visit the Tutti Designs Store (link below)
for LOTS more fabulous dies!!
Come back tomorrow for more Tutti Designs inspiration!

and here are some Tutti Designs quick links:
Did you know that Tutti Designs is now
available in both the UK and Canada?
Check it out Here:
Tutti Designs Canada
Tutti Designs UK

Thank you for visiting with me today
!