Sunday 27 April 2014

Sassy and Feminine!

Happy Sunday fellow crafters!

It's time for a new challenge over at 

We have a sketch for you this challenge:

Our amazing sponsor this challenge is
 Check challenge blog for prize details.

For this challenge, I used the retro babe Trixie Deville!

How AMAZING is she?? Loved coloring her!

I hoped to make her sassy yet feminine. My mom has red hair and she actually has a picture of her wearing cat glasses just like this. So I thought I'd make this a Mother's Day card and I just know she'll love her!

I colored her with SN Markers. CS is from Recollections and Bazzil. EF's are all from 
Cuttlebug. Flowers and Ribbon are 
from my stash. 

I sure hope you will play along with us this challenge- check out my teamies beautiful creations for more inspiration!

I'd like to enter the following challenge:
The Staming Chef Challenge #26- Anything Goes
Happy Craftin'!


Saturday 26 April 2014

Blowing Bubbles to Welcome Spring!

Hello my crafty friends! It's time for a new challenge over at

Our theme this challenge is:

We have amazing sponsors this challenge:
Prize: 3 Images
Prize:3 Images
Prize: 5 Images
Prize:3 Images up to $10

I used Blowing Bubbles from Art by Mi Ran.

 CS is from American Crafts and DP is from my scraps pile- woohoo love it when I can use them up!

I colored the image with SN markers and used stickles and Glossy Accents on some of the bubbles for different hues and texture:
I finished it off with a button and Twine from my stash. The sentiment is from Scrap-a-liciousTimes.

I'd like to enter the following Challenges:

Art by Mi Ran Challenge #4- Anything Goes

Art by Mi Ran Facebook Challenge- Spring (nothing like blowing bubbles to welcome Spring!)

Be sure to check out the amazing creations from my teamies- Trust me, they are AMAZING!!

Thank you for stoppin' by and Happy Craftin'!


Friday 25 April 2014

Robin Christmas Wishes!

I'm back to share with you, the my card for the Progressive Christmas Challenge over at  Digistamps4Joy!

This month, we got the amazing Christmas digi:
 Isn't it beautiful?

I had so much fun coloring this lil' guy! DP is Graphic 45 and holly berries are Petaloo. 

Here's a closer look at the image:
I finished it off with Diamond Dust for my ice/snow. 

I'm entering the following challenge:

Christmas Challenge over at  Digistamps4Joy- April

Happy Craftin'!


April Flowers!

Happy Friday!

I'm here to share a card I made  for From the Heart Stamps- April Stamp of the Month Challenge using the super cute Spring Medley.

If you play along this month, you get next month's free! How sweet is that?

 I colored the image with SN Markers.
I used the sketch from I {heart} card Sketches #62.
 But time got away from me. So I'm only now getting it posted, of course, AFTER, the challenge. Lol. 

I'd still like to enter the following challenge:

From the Heart Stamps- April Stamp of the Month Challenge 

Thank you for stoppin' by and happy Craftin'!


Wednesday 23 April 2014

Happy Birthday Lil' Lady!

Good afternoon!

This month we got the cute
Ladybug Boots & Daisies Planter.

I used the pre-colored image and sentiment from the set. CS is Bazzil and Recollections. As I'm mailing this card, I kept it simple. The Cute lil' Lady Bugs are from my stash. I used EK Tools Border for some shape.

I used Glossy Accents on the Boots to make them look like wet rain boots. Yellow Stickles was used on the flower centers.
 I'd like to enter the following challenge:
Imagine That! Monthly Progressive Challenge- April

Thank you for stoppin' by and Happy Craftin'!


Owl Always Love You!

Hello my lovelies!

You have to come play along as then you will get next month's amazing Digi free!

This month we got
I went with Bright Colors for a friend who loves red and needed cheering up. :o)
CS is from Bazzil.  DP, Flowers and Ribbon are from Recollections. 
I colored the image with SN Markers. 
I'm happy to say she loved it!

I'd like to enter the following Challenge:

Sweet Baby Girl

Hello my lovelies!

 I'm here to share 
my card with you for

My cousin just had a beautiful Baby Girl, so I used  Bitty Baby Girl Vintage Set
The images in this set are just GORGEOUS!!

I kept with the soft colors of the image with CS from DSWV. Little Baby Shoes Die is from Michael's. Lace, Pear and flowers are from my stash. 

I got the sentiment from a garage sale, so I don't have the name. :( But its stamped in Memento's Dew Drop Potter's Clay. 

I used the same CS in the inside and stamped "Twinkle Poem" from Stampendous . Such a sweet sentiment.

Thank you for stopping by- be sure to check out all the great Digi sets at Diane's Daydream Designs. 

Happy Craftin'!


Will Workout for Coffee and Chocolate!



We have a NEW CANDY CHALLENGE for you!

Want to see what you can win this month?

(Check Challenge blog for Rules)

There is something for everyone at
  Fresh Brewed Designs

Here's some inspiration for you using 
Java Jill Workout and 
Will Work Out for Sentiment
I love this set because it's totally ME.
 CS & Ribbon are from American Crafts and
 DP's are from my stash. Brad and Pearls
 are from Recollections. 

Here's a closer look at the image colored with
 SN markers.

There's still time to join in the fun!

Java Wishes my Friends!

Tuesday 22 April 2014

Lil' Ballerina!

Good Morning Lovelies!

Here's our {Pin}sperational Pic for this week's challenge over at {Pin}sperational Challenges.

Our amazing Sponsors this challenge:
Check Challenge blog for prize info.

For my last challenge with {Pin}sperational Challenges, I used the adorable Ella Ballerina from Kith and Kin Stamp Co.

 I used a base card from Recollections and CS is American Crafts and DP is scraps from my Scrap Pile. 

I colored the image with SN markers. Here's a closer look:

Bling, twine and Button are all from stash. Stickles in Diamond was used on the heart in her headband.  Oval and Scalloped dies were used from Spellbinders. 

I wanted to thank Deanne and the fabulous DT ladies for a wonderful 8 months. I will truly miss them all!

Be sure to check out the amazing creations from the DT- just so sweet!

Happy Craftin'!

Thursday 17 April 2014

A Spring Song!

Happy Thursday my lovelies!

It's time for another challenge over at Creative Knockouts!!

Our theme this week:

Our amazing sponsor this week is:
Prize: $10 Gift Certificate

They have adorable images and sentiment sets. Go check them out!

I used Spring Song Birds for this fun challenge.

Aren't they the cutest?? For my card this week, I did a lot of layers but kept it simple on the embellies as I wanted the focus on the adorable image.

Here's a closer look at the image colored with SN markers:

and the fabulous sentiment from the set:

CS: American Crafts
Color Medium: SN Markers
Embellies: Flower from Recollections and Yellow Stickles on all the image flowers. Yellow Ribbon from American Crafts layered on yellow weave ribbon- to tie in the lil' Cutie in the middle. ;o)

Be sure to check out the Adorable Feathery and Furry Creations from my teamies- Just too Sweet! Don't forget to come and play along with us this week. :o)

Happy Craftin'!


Tuesday 15 April 2014

Hi Ya Chicka!

Hello my lovelies! It's time for a new challenge over at Sparkles Monthly Challenges

Our theme this month is:
Our lovely sponsor this month is:
Prize: $10 Voucher

For this challenge I used Chloe and Her Peeps from Tiddly Inks

This is such a sweet set with the little chicks and  witty sentiments! Love it!

 Told ya She was a Cutie Patootie! So, as you can see, one of my favorite color combo's is PINK & PURPLE. 

I went with soft pastel hues as it's Spring Time. 

I colored Chloe with SN Markers. 

I used the same CS (American Crafts), DP's (Recollections) and Feather Die's (Memory Box) in the inside as well.
 I Paper pierced around the edges and then used a white Gellyroll pen for faux stitching. Pop dots were used for the base and image for added depth.

Finished it off with Pink and Purple enamel dots. 

Thank you for stoppin' by and be sure to check out the lovely creations from my teamies for more inspiration!

Monday 14 April 2014

Fresh Brewed Designs April Release Blog Hop!


Welcome to Fresh Brewed Designs April Blog Hop and New Digi Release!
Your first hop stop is at  Freshly Brewed Challenges.
If you have already visited and are arriving
here from Lori's blog, then you are right on track!

We are so happy to have you visiting with us today.

We have been waiting for this hop, and season change, for some time now!
Birds are singing, kids are riding bikes around the neighborhood, pollen has covered everything, 
bees are busy buzzing around newly bloomed flowers  ... SPRING IS HERE! 

I just love these adorable Daffodil  and Daisy images! I used Daffodil Daisy- Perfect for Spring!

With mother's day coming I went with making my mom a Bookmark- this image actually reminds me of her gardening with her floppy hat except she has dogs and Pink Rain Boots. lol. She also loves sitting outside reading so I combined 2 of her hobbies into this little creation.

The CS and Ribbon are from American Crafts and DP's are DCWV. The sentiment is embossed on the back, but it hard to see in this picture. :(
It's a Great Impressions Sentiment about having a flower for every time she's made me laugh and smile, I'd have a garden to walk in forever. Awwww! lol!

I colored this fabulous image with SN Markers and White Gellyroll for the print on her dress:

Check this out!
You can purchase these digis as a set for a special
This deal, and the hop,  ends on April 16th at 11:59 PM
Stop by the shop and get yours today! 


Here's the Hop order:
Thank you so much for hopping with us today.
Now head on over to Heather's blog to see her amazing creation!
Sure hope you've enjoyed yourself and have felt inspired. 

Java lovely day.