Friday, January 4, 2013

Winter Wishes

I changed my blog background. Can you tell I want summer to arrive? I guess I'm thinking I live in Hawaii and it is very warm and beautiful plants are blooming. LOL
I've had problems uploading photos on my blog today. It has used up a lot of my day. Hopefully, they will get a fix soon. I saw I was not the only one having a problem. But, the folks at the help section did give me a way around it.
My card is for Queen for the Day 146 on Splitcoaststampers and also the Splitcoaststampers Fan Club Gallery central theme for December which is Baby, It's Cold Outside. The QFTD challenge was a fun one today. The challenge was to case one of your own cards. I cased this one.
My 3 strips of  paper tape is from Martha Stewart Crafts and is probably about the same as Washi tape. I colored my image with Copics. It is an easy, quick CAS card.
Stamps-Flourishes/Warm Winter Wishes
Paper-PTI white cardstock, Stampin'Up! cherry cobbler cs
Ink-Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories-Martha Stewart Crafts paper tape/Woodland, Martha Stewart glue pen, Stampin'Up! Dazzling Diamonds

Thursday, January 3, 2013

New Beginnings

We're back at CCEE Stampers with a new year of challenges. We had been on break for a couple weeks and ready to go again. Joanne is the hostess this month and for our first challenge. She asked we start off the year with a baby card.

I guess because I have sons only, I lean toward the boy cards. My card is a little frilly but when it is a newborn baby card, I think that works for boys or girls. I really don't have anyone to send this to at the moment but it will be great to have on hand when the occasion arises. I really need to make more.

Hope you'll find time to join us for the new year and each week afterward.

Stamps-Stampabilities Buggy Boogie
Paper-PTI white cardstock, unknown blue cs, unknown dp
Ink-Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories-Copics, Frances Meyer, Inc baby boy stickers (diaper pin),  The Paper Studio adhesive letters, Martha Stewart Crafts-tags (doily), Martha Stewart ribbon bow punch, pearls, corner rounder

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Melted Heart

Happy New Year to all! I remember when it turned the year 2000 and how strange I thought it would be to say that and it seems like only a year ago. Now, it is thirteen years later. How time flies!! I hope this is a spectacular year for everyone.

I am happy to get to play in the Fan Club Monthly Theme on Splitcoaststampers. My card will fit into three of the categories: Central theme, sketch, and inspiration. It can all be found here.

My sister gave me this stamp set (snowmen not included) and it has the cutest stamps. I am anxious to try out some of the other sixteen stamps. I added the snowmen on the strip because of  the sentiment.

Stamps-Royal Langnickel/Let it Snow Stamps, Snowmen are a peg stamp picked up at a scrapbook store
Paper-PTI white cardstock, blue cardstock scraps (unknown color)
Ink-Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories-Copics/B21, B23, C7, C1, Stampin'Up! Dazzling Diamonds, glue pen

Monday, December 31, 2012


I'm bacccccck! It has been quite a while with the renovations and Christmas. Glad to be here.

I'm glad to get back to stamping so I can honor Sabrina aka Cook22 as Featured Stamper on Splitcoaststampers. I am on a DT with Sabrina and I see her awesome creations every week. She has over 2000 cards in her gallery so I had no trouble finding something to case. I chose her Baroque Christmas and loved it. I decided it is time to make a few Valentine cards so this is what I came up with.

I embossed my image with silver powder and punched out a heart to hang.

I'm entering my card into the Simon Says Stamp Challenge-Anything Goes

 Hope everyone is looking forward to a special New Year's Eve. My hubby went out of town today and I'm hoping he returns in time to celebrate with a dinner out. Have a fabulous 2013.

Stamps-BasicGrey Insignia Stamps, Mark's Finest Papers and Stamps/Love Remains (sentiment)
Paper-Stampin'Up! cherry cobbler and Kraft cardstock, black cs from Hobby Lobby, DP is Bo-Bunny back to back basics/Love Letters Air Mail
Ink-Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories-Martha Stewart lace scallop heart punch, VersaMark Dazzle, Zing opaque finish silver embossing powder, Mark Richards silver metal brad