Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Thinking Of You

Good morning, I am sharing my card that is up on the Waltzingmouse Blog, I have used the sweet sketch from Lucy's Blog. I have combined three of the Waltzingmouse Stamp sets, I adore the background stamp called Zig Zag Background. I have used it for the background stamp on the tag, super sweet! I used the utter adorable flower from the set Funky Flowersisn't it cute? I fussy cut it to make the ends a little more jagged. Added the perfect sized sentiment from the set Country Labels 14, all of these sets combined make for a sweeeeet card!

Lucy's Sketch: sketch/#4
Word Art Wednesday: anything uplifting goes/#122

Stamps: Country Labels 14, Funky Flowers, and Zig Zag Background(Waltzingmouse Stamps)
Paper: White Card Stock and Misc. Designer Paper(SU)
Ink: Archival Jet Black(Ranger)
Accessories: Spellbinders Tag Nesties, SU Hole Punch, Hemp Twine, Enamel Dot, Scissors, 3D Foam Squares, and Glue Dots

Monday, January 27, 2014

Mojo Monday/MOJO330-Come To Me

Good morning, we have some exciting news to share over at the Mojo Monday Blog, instead of circle or square week the last Monday of the month, we are creating Tall & skinny...woohoo...who doesn't want to be tall & skinny?...teehehehe. I use 12 x 12 card stock to get an extra 1/2" of skinny, I then use a regular business sized envelope for mailing. I have used the scripture stamp from Verve from the set Scripture Melody 1. I used gemstones, enamel dots, and stick pins to embellish my card. We cannot wait to see what you do with the tall & skinny challenge...sparkle & shine!

Crazy 4 Challenges: colors/C4C220
Mojo Monday: sketch/MOJO330

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Just Believe

I used a large felt heart for my main focus of the card, sticking with a literal interpretation of the sketch. I did spritz it with Mr Huey's spritz, added a few gems. I used the sentiment from W Plus 9  stamp set Sweet Nothings. I hope you have a super day....sparkle & shine!

JUGS: inspiration photo/#225
Lunchtime Monday Sketch: sketch/TSSC298

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Happy Birthday

I need cards in my stash, so I have been playing along with a few challenges to get my creativity flowing! Another CAS card, luv the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches and the colors from The Color Throwdown. I must admit they where a little tricky, those gals always stretch me with the colors. I have had fun playing along....sparkle & shine!

Color Throwdown: colors/TCD276
Freshly Made Sketches: sketch/FMS120
Seize The Sketch: birthday

Perfectly Imperfect

Playing with a couple of challenges to complete this super simple CAS card, what fun! I have used Heidi Swapp chipboard, MME word stickers, and hemp twine. Stay warm...sparkle & shine!

CAS(E) this Sketch: sketch/CTS61
Dynamic Duos: colors/DD87


I quick and fun CAS card using my new Simon Says Stamp sentiment from the set Beautiful Words. I used the cools sketch from Seize The Sketch and I played along with SCS inspiration photo, a great Etsy shop here. I die cut the star, added stickels, and then scrunched it a bit. The border banner is a Cut Above Verve Die called, Award Banner Die. Try to stay warm, what a cold winter we have had.....grab a coffee and snuggle up...sparkle & shine!

SCS Challenge: inspiration photo/#IC425
Seize The Sketch: sketch/STS12
Stampin Royalty: colors/#211

Friday, January 24, 2014

Viva la Verve January WK 4-Wishing You A Happy Birthday

This is for today's Viva la Verve sketch, be sure to head over to the NEW Viva la Verve Blog and play along! I used the gorgeous red and aqua paper pack from SU for my card today. The stamps from Verve are Holiday Treats and Poppy Birthday.  I can't wait to see what you create....sparkle & shine!

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Have An Amazing Birthday

The fusion inspiration photo is gorgeous, I just luv the pop of black with the grey and yellow. I used the photos but used the sketch from Crazy 4 Challenges. I spritzed the doily with Heidi Swapp spritz and layered it against a piece of MME weathered barn designer paper. The poppies are from Verve, I so luv these poppies and very sweet set called Poppy Birthday. It is almost Friday, I am soooo excited for the weekend to get here...sparkle & shine!

Stamps: Poppy Birthday(Verve Stamps)
Paper: Black Card Stock and MME Designer Paper
Ink: Archival Jet Black(Ranger) and Black Heidi Swapp Spritz
Accessories: A Cut Above Build A Poppy Die Set by Verve, Doily, Scissors, Distressing Tool, Leaf Die, Stickles, Enamel Dots, 3D Foam Squares, and Glue Dots

Crazy 4 Challenges: sketch/C$C219
Fusion: photo/#2

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Sending Good Thoughts Your Way

I had to play with my new SU set, I luv this sentiment! I do not make time to play with my SU goodies, but I have really liked some of there stamps as of lately. I have used the Deconstructed Sketch and the colors from Dynamic Duos.....sweet colors! I have used gemstones and enamel dots to embellish....luv the look of all the mixed embllie goodies. The black hemp gives the extra pop of boldness, you gotta luv a pop of black...*grin*....sparkle & shine!

Deconstructed Sketch: sketch/DS134
Dynamic Duos: colors/DD86

Card Concept-Dream

It is time for the second Card Concept challenge, I luv this new challenge blog; it has been an honor to be the first guest designer. These ladies are sure to please, keep those creations coming. This week you are to use texture, as soon as I saw the roof I thought of corrugated cardboard and knew I wanted to use a large piece on my card. I added a glittered flower, rustic metal leaves, and stick pins....lots of texture going on here. I can't wait to see what you create with this weeks inspiration photo...sparkle & shine!

Freestyle Collage

  • unrelated elements in a collection
  • can be done in any style

Cardabilities: sketch/#91
Card Concept: texture/#2
Word Art Wednesday: anything uplifting goes

Monday, January 20, 2014

Mojo Monday/MOJO329-Life Is Good

I am sharing today's Mojo Monday sketch, I have paired it with the new color challenge; Colour Me. I have kept it super simple, not feeling the best this evening. I wanted to add and do more but did not have the energy. I have used the Verve set Life Is Good Plain Jane. The color combo is gorgoeus together, hope you have a great start to your week.....sparkle & shine!

 Colour Me: colors.CMCC3
 Mojo Monday: sketch/MOJO329

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Always Be Yourself

I had to play with today's SCS inspiration challenge; it comes from this site...new to me...Design Seeds. I luv the colors in the photo, greens, pink, gray, and black. I have also played along with a new challenge to me called As You See it, this week it is a super fun sketch. I have used MME products and a round chipboard piece I have spritzed. Hope you have a fun day....sparkle & shine!

As You See It: sketch/#20


 Sharing a card using the Monday Lunchtime sketch and the colors from My Mind's Eye challenge. I used the MME Tangerine paper collection, chipboard elements from Notable Love This, and the "happiness" sentiment from Memorable Note.  I added Hemp twine, a few enamel dots to the chipboard and my card is complete. I luv how easy a card comes together with all of the amazing extras MME offers. Hope you have a super Saturday, a little snow on the ground here this morning, I luv it....sparkle & shine!

Monday Lunchtime: sketch/TSSC297
MME: colors

Friday, January 17, 2014


I sweet CAS card to play along with Retro Sketches and the gorgeous image from Stampin Royalty. I used a Bazzil Chipboard Music Banner, I spritzed it with Mr. Huey's and added a few enamel dots. Some pink Hemp twine tied in a knot and the MME sentiment piece. Have a super weekend....sparkle & shine!

Retro Sketches: sketch/RS98
Stampin Royalty: image/#210

Hey There

I had to play along with the first W Plus 9 challenge os the year, luv the colors and the chevron shapes. I have used the Damask Delight set and the sentiment is from the set Stickily Sentiments 2. I used the Sketchbook Saturday sketch.....TGIF.....sparkle & shine!

SCS Challenge: F4A204
Sketchbook Saturday: sketch/SS113
W Plus 9: Monday Mood Board #25

Monday, January 13, 2014

Mojo Monday/MOJO328-Be Mine

I am sharing my take on this weeks Mojo Monday sketch, I think I will give this to dh on Valentine's Day. I was really skeeered of this weeks Color Q colors, but I went for it and luv the results! I have used the adorable "be mine" sentiment from Verve's Valentine set Hearts Desire....and it is on SALE! I used chipboard hearts that have been sponged for my main focal point. -Sure hope you will join us for the fun this week....sparkle & shine!

Color Q: colors/CQC223
Mojo Monday: sketch/MOJO328

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Happy Birthday To You!

Playing along with a few challenges, I had to play along with SCS Inspiration
challenge, I was inspired by the photo shown. I adore black, blue, and white together! I used W Plus 9 sentiment, luv the W Plus 9 stamps. I used the sketch from Seize The Sketch, a perfect CAS sketch....sparkle & shine!

Friday MashUP: FM142
SCS Challenge: photo/IC423
Seize The Sketch: sketch/STS11