Thursday, March 10, 2016

Freshly Made Sketch #227

Hello! Today I am sharing a card I made using

Another nice sketch to follow!
I used a stamp from Unity Stamp Company.
One of my favorites of theirs.

I watercolored the image with watercolor crayons and then coated the jar with Glossy accents to make it look like glass.
I love that effect!
Here is a detail shot:

The pattern paper is from American Crafts.
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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

CAS(E) this sketch #162 featuring Unity Stamps

Greetings! Today I am playing along 
The stamp is from Unity Stamps
 called Lil Bunny peeps.

I added a touch of watercolor crayons on the image.
Paper is from Websters Pages. I used a Lil Inker Designs die cut to create the stitching around the card.

Here is the sketch:

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Monday, March 7, 2016

Mojo Monday #438 - Bravely Planted - Unity Stamps

Hello! Welcome! I am fresh from vacation in Arizona. I was pretty excited to find this stamp of the week from Unity Stamps in my mailbox! 
I am playing along with Mojo Monday sketch #438.

The stamp is "Bravely Planted".
I watercolored the image with watercolor crayons.

Paper is from Stampin' Up.
Here is the sketch I followed:

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Monday, February 29, 2016

Mojo Monday #437 featuring Lawn Fawn Stamps


Today's card is for Mojo Monday.

I used a new set from 
Lawn Fawn called Mom + me,
stamps and matching dies!


Here is a close up of the foxes:

I colored them with colored pencils.
 Circle dies are from My Favorite things,
flag die is from Mama Elephant,
Stitched mats rectangles from 
 Paper is from Websters pages.

I really like how cleanly Lawn Fawn's stamps
stamp! Great quality stamps and
adorable designs!

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Sunday, February 28, 2016

Sketch Saturday #401 with Unity Stamps

Hello and welcome!
Today I am playing along with Sketch Saturday!
This is sketch # 401

I used a stamp of the week from 
 "Start each day"

I used my new Wink of Stella markers 
to color the image.

I love how they sparkle! 

It's always fun to participate
 in these challenges.
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Leave a comment if you like.
I'd appreciate it!


Saturday, February 27, 2016

Freshly Made sketches #225

Good morning! 
The sun is shining here in Minnesota 
and I got a chance to play in 
my stamp room today!

Today I am playing along with 

I am also entering this card in the
 Unity Stamps weekly challenge.
 The challenge this week was to use 
an Angie Girl on your project.

Here is my card:

The stamp is an Angie Girl stamp from the
 February 2016 Kit of the month. Love this one!

I colored the image with my new Wink of Stella
markers! They are really nice to work with!
Here is a close up:

The markers are easy to shade
 with and sparkly!
I am all about sparkle!

This is the sketch :
Die cuts are from Lil Inker Designs.
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Have a super day!

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Mojo Monday #436

Happy Tuesday!
 Today I am playing along with 

I used my Lil Inker Designs 
die cuts for this card!

Dies used:
Paper is from My Minds Eye.

Here is the sketch I followed:

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Sunday, February 21, 2016

Freshly Made Sketches # 224

Hello ! Today I am playing along with 
I have to admit, I love the clean and simple look - 
but I struggle with it. 
I am more of a layers/cluttered stamper! 

This is the sketch:

Here is my card: 

I used my Coffee Cozy and border builders dies 
Papers are from SU! 
Words are from Lil Inker Designs, 
an older coffee talk set.
I enhance the stitched lines on the steam
 and the cozies with a Wink of Stella 
clear marker for some sparkle.
This is a birthday card for a friend that
 I do a lot of coffee talk with!
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Saturday, February 20, 2016

Unity Stamps Weekly Challenge card

Hello and happy Saturday! 
Today I am sharing a card I made for the 
weekly challenge at Unity Stamps! 
The challenge this week is a color challenge. 
Red and kraft.

Here is my card:

I used a stamp of the week called Bundle of Spring. 
Papers are from Bazzil, die cuts are 
from Lil Inker Designs,
 stitched mats rounded rectangles.
Image is colored with color pencils.
Love how coloring on kraft paper makes the colors pop!
Love red tulips! They really make me think spring!
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Monday, February 15, 2016

Mojo Monday #435

Hello and happy Monday! I am taking advantage of the President's day holiday to do some stamping! It's been a while since I have participate in Mojo Monday's challenge so I thought I'd give it a try again! Love the sketch this week!

My card uses die cuts and stamps from Lil' Inker Designs!

Dies are stitched mats rounded rectangles and perky posies.
Stamp set is called Just Sayin'. 
Love the sassy sayings in this set!
Papers are from SU!
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Sunday, February 14, 2016

First Sip

Hello there! 
Happy Valentine's Day!
My card today features the new Coffee Cozy
 die cut set from Lil Inker Designs. 
For this card I combined some of Lil Inker Designs
 Ombre Chevron paper with some 
Stampin' Up paper. 

The words are also from Lil Inker Designs - Coffee Talk set.
Stitched circle dies are from My Favorite Things.
I love the colors in this card - 
they remind me spring is not too far away! 
I hope your day is as wonderful as your first sip!
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You are not my friend - more of The Fine Print

Hello again! Though I would share one more card from
 The Fine Print stamp set from Lil' Inker Designs.

This time I made my card in a monochromatic theme using paper from Stampin' Up in crumb cake - my new favorite color!

I used my Lil' Inkers stitched mats die cuts and my stitched circle dies from My Favorite Things. The words were stamped in black Versafine ink. The cord is also from SU!
I added a few pearls to add some bling!
This stamp set is so fun to use!
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I hate you ... the Fine Print

Greetings! Today's card uses a very cute set from
 Lil' Inker Designs called The Fine Print.
I used my die cut set from Mama Elephant and stamped the words on the tag. I used the eyeglasses stamp for my background. I used Versamark ink for the background.

Papers are from Stamping' Up. 
Kind of a cute way to tell someone how much
 you care about them! 


Saturday, February 13, 2016

With Sympathy

Hello! Today I am sharing a sympathy card I made for a friend. 
This card uses some new paper I got from Lil Inkers -
 Dyed Ombre Chevron paper. So pretty! 

I used the Border Builders Die set from Lil Inkers for the top of card. I cut the cloud border out three times from the ombre paper, and layered them on the top of the card.
I had some Stamping' Up paper that matched perfectly!

Then word stamp is from PrintWorks. 
I also used the stitched mats dies from Lil' Inkers.
 I added three rhinestones to the left edge of the card.

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Ode to Caribou Coffee - featuring Lil Inker Designs

Hello there! I am back with a cute card I made with my newest die set from Lil Inker Designs! They updated their Coffee Cozy Die set and I just had to add it to my collection! 

I love my Caribou Coffee!
Here is my card:

I am all about anything that has stitching on it! When I saw Lil Inkers updated this set with stitching on the cozy, score lines on the lid (that adds such dimension!) and also the adorable steam,
I had to have this set! 

I took a real Caribou coffee cozy and used the die cut to cut out the Caribou logo. The large heart is a Memory Box die, the small hearts and the stitched mats are Lil Inkers. 
Paper is from Stampin' up.
Words are from Lil Inker Designs Coffee talk stamp set.

Life is short - stay awake for it!
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Unity Stamps Weekly Challenge card

Hello! Today I am sharing a card I made for the 
weekly challenge with Unity stamps! 

The challenge this week was to take inspiration
 from this photo:

I took my inspiration from the color theme. 
Here is my card:

The stamp is a Unity Stamp of the week stamp called Travel wagon. I used colored pencils to color the image after stamping the image in black versafine ink. The cord is from Stamping' Up.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

I've been published!

Happy news here today in chilly Minnesota!
I had a card published in the April 2016 edition of 
Scrap and Stamp Arts!

Here is my card:

The stamp set is from Unity Stamps. 
The die cuts are from Lil' Inkers. 
I colored the image with colored pencils.
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