Monday, September 18, 2017


Sending Oceans of Love...
  Hello and welcome friends!  Today's card features this super cute set from MyFavoriteThings (Mermazing), Copic coloring, and ink blending using Distress Inks (salty ocean, peacock feathers, and blueprint sketch).  To start, I die cut a stitched rectangle panel then stamped BG using MFT's Mermaid Tail BG stamp and Hero Arts Mermaid Ombré dye ink.  I then die cut rounded stitched rectangle panel (MFT's) and ink blended Distress Inks.  Next, I stamped, die cut, and Copic colored images, and added details using a white gel pen.  To finish, I stamped sentiment onto a die cut fishtail banner (MFT's), stamped BG "fishes", assembled elements, and adhered to card base.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!  Please note: this card has submitted to the current MFT's 2017 Card Design Superstar Card Contest.

Saturday, September 16, 2017


Coffee and Thanks...
  Hello and welcome!  Today's card features this super sweet set from Lawn Fawn (Love You Latte), Copic coloring, and ink blending using Distress Inks (fossilized amber, spiced marmalade, candied apple, and gathered twigs).  To start I die cut a stitched rectangle panel from Neenah solar white then placing zig-zag stencil (SimonSaysStamp) over panel and ink blended Distress Inks.  Next, I die cut circle (Lawn Fawn stackable circle dies) and ink blended Distress Inks.  I next, stamped sentiment, and heat embossed using Ranger red embossing powder.  I then stamped, die cut, and Copic colored images.  To finish, I assembled elements, and adhered to card base.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!  Please note: this card has been submitted to the current Coffee Loving Cardmakers Fall 2017 BlogHop #fall2017clh

Wednesday, September 13, 2017


Let's Celebrate...You!
  Hello and welcome friends!  Today's card features this pretty stamp set from Power Poppy (Succulent Singles) and watercoloring using Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolors.  To start, I stamped images onto Strathmore mixed media paper using Versafine Onyx black pigment ink, heat embossed using Hero Arts clear embossing ink, then fussy cut images.  I then began watercoloring by first adding a light wash of color and water to images, then going back over, intensifying/building color.  Next, I die cut frame (Mama Elephant Madison Ave die set) using Neenah solar white cardstock then "flicking" BG using Gansai Tambi watercolors.  To finish, I stamped sentiment, gold heat embossed, trimmed, then assembled elements and adhered to card base, and finally adding gold sequins.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!

Monday, September 11, 2017


Hello There Friends...
  Hello and welcome!  Today's card features this lovely set from MFT's (London Mouse) and coloring using Copic Sketch Markers.  To start, I die cut a stitched rectangle panel using Neenah solar white then die cut windows using MFT's "stitched tri peek-a-boo windows".  I then trimmed several pieces of colored cardstock (MFT's poppy, dandelion, and blue breeze) to fit behind windows.  Next, I stamped, die cut, and Copic colored images.  To finish, I stamped sentiments (MFT's label maker) using Versafine Onyx black pigment ink then die cut using matching dies (MFT's label type die), adhered elements to card base using Tombow liquid adhesive and foam tape.  Thanks so much for stopping by...take care!  Please note: this card has been submitted to the current MFT's 2017 Card Design Superstar Card Contest.

Friday, September 8, 2017


Oh Ship...
  Hello and welcome!  Today's card features this fun set from Hero Arts (Journey Ahead) and Copic coloring.  To start, I die cut a stitched rectangle panel using Neenah solar white cardstock.  I then stamped images onto X-press it blending card before fussy cutting, then Copic colored.  Next, I stamped "waves" using various Avery Elle pigment inks.  To finish, I adhered stitched rectangle panel to card base, then adhered image.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!

Wednesday, September 6, 2017


Being Thankful...
  Hello and welcome friends!  Today's card features this super fun collaboration set from SimonSaysStamp and Newtons Nook (SSS Stamptember 2015: Hello Fall), Copic coloring, and ink blending using Distress Inks (evergreen bough and mowed lawn).  To start, I die cut a scalloped panel (Lawn Fawn) and grassy border (Lawn Fawn) using Neenah solar white cardstock.  I then ink blended "clouds" using MFT's mini cloud stencil and ink blended "grass".  Next, I had previously stamped, fussy cut, and Copic colored image (colored images from set the day before for The Daily Marker's 30 day color challenge).  To finish, I trimmed a piece of patterned paper (Lawn Fawn), matted panel, stamped sentiment, heat embossed, and adhered elements to panel and card base.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!  Please note: this card has been submitted to the current SimonSaysStamp Wednesday Challenge blog.

Monday, September 4, 2017


Oh the Places...
  Hello and welcome friends!!  Today's card features this super cute set from Lawn Fawn (Flamingo Together), Copic coloring, and watercoloring using Distress Inks (spun sugar, worn lipstick, salty ocean, mermaid lagoon, and faded lilac).  To start, I die cut a stitched rectangle panel before watercolored BG using above mentioned Distress Inks.  I next stamped images, die cut, and Copic colored "flamingo".  Next, I die cut hillside and added a little detail using Copics as "sand".  To finish, I stamped sentiment, white heat embossed, assembled elements, and adhered to card base using fun foam for "Flamingo".  Thanks so much for stopping by...take care!  Please note: this card has been submitted to the current Lawn Fawnatics Challenge blog (#12).

Saturday, September 2, 2017


Tweetings To You...
   Hello and welcome friends!! Today's card features this cutie set from MFT's (Tweet on You) and watercoloring using Zig Clean Color real brush markers.  To start, I stamped BG stitched rectangle panel using MFT's watercolor stripes BG and SSS "blue jay" dye ink.  I next, stamped, heat embossed, and watercolored images by first adding the color then going back over with a watercolor brush.  Next, I die cut "grass" then watercolored.  To finish, I stamped sentiment, heat embossed, and adhered elements to card base.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!