Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Stamps and Smiles Project Tuesday

Here is my card for the Project Tuesday at Stamps and Smiles! This was the first time I had tried this pop up turned out to be very simple to make and turned into a cute card!

I have been just beginning to use digi stamps and digi paper! I am really loving this experience of using different mediums in my card making.

This is the digi stamp from Modern Sugar Blvd, and the DT is from the DigiChicks site. I put a little glitter on the cake, but I don't think you can see that very well in the picture. I really need to work on my photo taking! I can't seem to find a good place to take a photo..always seems so dark.

I really liked how it turned out! Let me know what you think.

The Recipe:
Stamps: Digi stamp from Modern Sugar Blvd, PTI Handwritten sentiments
paper: PTI vintage cream, DT digi paper from DigiChicks site
Ribbon: PTI vintage cream
Misc: Copics, buttons, flower roses, SU oval punch, SU Scallop punch, large eyelet

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

My Time to Color Challenge

Lauren at My Time, My Creation, My Stampendence has changed her Saturday sketch challenge to include a Color combo challenge. This week we were challenged to use the following color's,

I have just started using digi images, and thought I would use one for this challenge...the digi image came from Modern Sugar Blvd

Thanks for looking!
The Recipe:
Stamps: Digi image from Modern Sugar Blvd, Backround Basics: Retro, and Wishing You
Paper: PTI Pure Poppy, Spring Rain, SU So Saffron and Going Grey
Ribbin: PTI Pure Poppy
Misc: SU Punch

Friday, April 24, 2009

Stamps and Smiles Sketch 12 and Modern Sugar Blvd digi challenge

I decided I just had to use the digi image from Modern Sugar Blvd on this Sketch challenge from Stamps and Smiles. I wasn't sure about using a digi image, as I haven't tried one before, but I really liked it. I am able to adjust the image to any size I want to fit the card I am working on. If you haven't tried a digi image, give it a go! Modern Sugar Blvd has this image free for you to try!

I colored her with my Copics and designed my own backround paper using PTI stamps! I think this has a fresh and fun feel to the card!

Hope you enjoy and thanks for looking!

The recipe:
Stamps: Modern Suguar Blvd Digi Image, PTI Basics: Retro, PTI Handwritten Notes, and PTI Backround Basics: Spots & Dots
Paper: PTI Summer Sunrise, Green Leaf, Hibicus Burst, Fresh Snow
Ribbon: PTI Hibicus Burst
Misc: Copics

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Project Tuesday at Stamps and Smiles

Ok, this is the cutiest little bag I have ever made! It was sooo easy to make and really was fun to embellish. I wanted to make a little boy bag, something one of my grandsons could put a gift card in and maybe some candy and give as a birthday gift to one of their little friends.

Seems like I make girly things all the time, so I had fun with this one! Thanks Stamps and Smiles for this new Project Tuesday, it will give me an opportunity to stretch myself a little more in the project area.

Thanks for looking!

The Recipe:

Paper: Bo Bunny Back to Basics, PTI Vintage Cream and PTI Dark Brown
Ink: SU Pumpkin Pie and PTI Dark Brown
Stamps: PTI Everyday Classics (Anniversay Set)
Ribbon: PTI Dark Brown
Button: Unknown

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Stamps and Smiles Card Sketch #11

Ok, I can't believe I almost didn't purchase the new set by Dawn McVey for Papertrey Ink, Scattered Showers! What was I thinking! I love this set! It goes along with the Green Thumb set that has the boots....

This is my submission for the Stamps and Smiles Card Sketch #11....Thanks for looking!
The Recipe:
Stamps: Papertrey Ink: Scattered Showers, Green Thumb and Backround Basics Retro
Ink: Papertrey Ink: Dark Brown, Summer Sunrise and Hibiscus
Paper: Papertrey Ink: Vintage Cream, Leaf Green, Summer Sunrise and Hibiscus
Ribbon: Papertrey Ink: Leaf Green
Buttons: Papertrey Ink
Misc: Copics

Monday, April 20, 2009

My Timeless Template Challenge 01

I finished my first template challenge! I love this idea, I will have gifts ready in no time doing this once a month! The challenge was to use one of Lauren' s Timeless Templates, that you can purchase at Papertrey Ink, and use the bath products for inspiration for creating the packaging.

So off to Bath and Body I go....I found the most wonderful new scent..Butterfly Flower. It smells so wonderful, I am going to get myself some later this week.

Anyway, I thought the colors matched Melon Berry from Papertrey Ink, and sure enough, it did! So home I go to create my fabulous packaging from Lauren's templates.

After looking thru all the templates,(which I have them all), I decided on mixing 2 together....I used the base from "perfect matchbox" and the wrap from "Lolli-pop Along". I think it turned out great! I can't believe I already have my Mothers Day gift done! Wow!

Thanks for looking and let me know what you think!

The recipe:
Stamps: Papertrey Ink, Mother, Polka Dot Basics
Paper: Papertrey Ink, Melon Berry, white
Ribbon: Papertrey Ink, Melon Berry
Misc: Prisma flowers, Martha Stewart butterfly punch, SU scallop punch

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Another post for Lauren's sketch challenge

I decided to do another sketch challenge from Lauren's challenge on Saturday. I really had fun stamping my own backround paper with the Guidelines 2 set from Papertrey Ink.

I just love the colors also....what do you think? Thanks for looking!

The Recipe:

Stamps: Papertrey Ind Guidelines 2, sentiment from Faux Ribbon

Paper: Papertrey Ink Vintage Cream, Summer Sunrise and Hibiscus Burst

Ink: Papertrey Ink Summer Sunrise, Hibiscus Burst, Dark Brown

Ribbon: Papertrey Ink Vintage Cream

Button: Papertrey Ink

Saturday, April 18, 2009

My Time Saturday Sketch Challenge

I am back to my sketch challenges....I have been gone for a while, busy with work....Here is my card for Lauren's, My Time Saturday Sketch Challenge
This was a really fun card to make. I have been wanting to use that watering can from PaperTrey Ink for quite a while and finally spent some time playing with it.
I use the words from Mega Mixed Messages to create my own backround paper and cut it into a square using the Nestabilities square. I really like using the Papertrey stamps to make backround really is prettier than the picture shows. I also mixed the Ripe Avocado and the New Leaf ink to create a darker leaf on the watering can so it would show up and look more dimensional.
Hope you enjoy! Thanks for looking.
The recipe:
stamps: Papertrey Ink: Green Thumb, Wishing You, and Mega Mixed Messages
paper: Papertrey Ink: New Leaf, Vintage Cream, Melon Berry, dp: unknown
Ink: Papertrey Ink: New Leaf, Melon Berry, Summer Sunrise, True Black, and Rip Avacado
ribbon: Papertrey Ink: New Leaf Button: Papertrey Ink: Melon Berry
misc: Nestabilities circle, scallop circle and square

Baby Shower gifts, again.....

Well, I am off to another baby shower..this time a boy! I had a lot of fun putting together the diaper cake and gift bag for this shower! I was totally inspired by Niki Estes baby card on her site, and expanded it to make the gift bag and diaper it all matches! I just love when everything matches! Take a look....

I stamped all the paper with Papertrey Ink stamps....I just love making my own backround paper! and I am so happy I saw the original card on Niki's site! If you haven't visited her site, you should....heres the link

Here are a few close ups of the finished items.....let me know what you think! Thanks for looking!