Monday, October 16, 2017


Grown on Me...
  Hello and welcome friends!  Today’s card features this pretty stamp set from Hero Arts (Color Layering Mangrove) and stamping using various Distress Inks (bundled sage, pine needles, tea dyed, and gathered twigs).  To start, I die both stitched rectangle and rounded stitched rectangle panel from Neenah Desert Storm cardstock.  I then placed “basket weave” stencil (MFT’s) over panels and ink blended Gathered Twigs Distress Ink.  I next, stamped and die cut tree using above mentioned Distress Inks.  To finish, I stamped sentiment, heat embossed, die cut, and assembled/adhered elements to card base using fun foam for “tree top”.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!

Friday, October 13, 2017


Glad we are Friends...
  Hello and welcome!  Today’s card features this cutie set from Neat and Tangled (Little Stinker) and watercoloring using Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolors.  To start, I stamped BG stamp (MFT’s scribbled circles) onto a Wonky stitched rectangle Neenah solar white panel using Distress Inks (squeezed lemonade, abandoned coral, and picked raspberry).  I then stamped, die cut, and watercolored image.  Once dry, I stamped sentiment using Versafine Onyx black pigment ink then heat embossed using Hero Arts clear embossing ink.  To finish, I adhered panel to card base, then image, using fun foam for image.  Thanks so much for stopping by...take care!

Wednesday, October 11, 2017


Hi...Hello...How are You...
   Hi friends and welcome! Today’s card features this super fun set from Right at Home (Happy Mail) and stamping using various MFT’s hybrid inks (Daffodil, Poppy, and Field Day).  To start, I die cut a stitched rectangle panel from Neenah solar white.  I then die cut circle (Mama Elephant Columbus Circle) from the same panel.  I then randomly stamped images from set across panel.  Next, I stamped circle image then inlaid circle panel.  I adhered fun foam and “popped up” rectangle panel to add a little dimension to the card.  To finish, I Copic colored “postage stamp” and added a coat of Wink of Stella clear and glossy accents.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!

Monday, October 9, 2017


You are So Fantastic...
  Hello and welcome friends!! Today’s card features this super fun set from SimonSaysStamp (Amazing Messages) and Copic coloring.  To start, I stamped image using Memento Tuxedo dye ink onto a wonky stitched rectangle Neenah Solar White panel.  I then Copic colored image, then stamped several smaller images around the sentiment.  To finish, I trimmed a piece of SSS Lemon Chiffon  cardstocked then matted panels onto an SSS Audrey Blue cardstock card base before adding a Nuvo jewel drops.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!  Please note: this card has been submitted to the current SimonSaysStamp blog for “ World Card Making Day” post and the current SimonSaysStamp Flickr Challenge (#81).

Saturday, October 7, 2017


Aloha Friends...
  Hello and welcome!  Happy World Card Making Day 2017!  Today’s card features this super fun set from Concord and 9th (Pop Art Pineapple).  To begin, I stamped several images from the set using various MFT’s hybrid inks (dandelion, pineapple, ripe raspberry, field day, and dill pickle.  I then die cut images using coordinating die cuts.  I next, die cut zig-zag rectangle panel then secured to card base using removable adhesive.  Next, I ink splattered several Distress Inks (squeezed lemonade, ripe raspberry, and abandoned coral) over a Tim Holtz Distress stencil.  To finish, I stamped sentiment, heat embossed, die cut, and assembled elements/adhered to card base.  Thanks so much for stopping by...take care!

Friday, October 6, 2017


Hello Lovelies...
  Hello friends and welcome!  Today’s card features this beautiful stamp from Concord and 9th (Hello Lovely) and watercoloring using Prima Marketing Inc. Watercolor Confections (Pastel Set).  To start, I stamped floral image onto a trimmed piece of Strathmore Hot pressed watercolor paper then white heat embossed.  I then began watercoloring image by first adding a light wash of water/color then went back over adding color/shading.  Next, I stamped sentiment then gold heat embossed.  To finish, I adhered panel to a SimonSaysStamp “lemon chiffon” card base using fun foam.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!

Wednesday, October 4, 2017


Hanging Out...
  Hello friends and welcome!  Today’s card features this super fun collaboration set between Lawn Fawn and Ellen Hutson, LLC (Love Ya Bunches) and watercoloring using Distress Inks (ripe raspberry, carved pumpkin, squeezed lemonade, twisted citron, peacock feathers, and wilted violet).  To start, I die cut a Neenah solar white cardstock panel using an inside/outside diagonal stitched rectangle stax set.  I next, inked an acrylic block using above mentioned Distress Inks, spritzed with water, then pressed down onto inside rectangle panel and set aside to dry.  I then, stamped, die cut, and Copic colored images.  To finish, I stamped sentiment, heat embossed, assembled elements, and adhered to card base using fun foam for “monkeys”.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!  Please note: this card has been submitted to the current Lawn Fawnatics Challenge blog (#14).