Sunday, January 29, 2012

With Love

It's me again.  I've got another card to share, this time with a stamp from Lili of the Valley.

I just love this stamp.  I stamped her onto Cryogen White Cardstock using Momento Tuxedo Black ink.  I used my Copic markers to color her and added a bit of Stickles to the butterfly and her shirt.  The papers are MME, which I love as well.  I found the wrinkled ribbon in the bottom of a drawer (totally forgot I had it).  The button, twine, and charm are from my stash.  I also added just a dab of Liquid Pearls to the center of the flower.  I've got a bunch of that stuff and don't use it nearly enough, so you will probably see more of the Liquid Pearls on my projects.  The sweet sentiment is from Lili of the Valley.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Creative Inspirations - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown - So Charming
A Gem of a Challenge - Sketch
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes

Thanks for taking a few minutes to stop by.  Have a great week!

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

A Flower for you

Hello again!  I've got another new Tilda stamp to share with you. 

My papers are MME and she is colored with Copics.  I used my MS fence punch and added some ribbon from my stash.  Throw in a button, some twine, rhinestones, and Stickles and you're done!  


Do You Stack Up - Patterned paper
Crafty Catz - Buttons and Bows
Stamptacular Sunday - Seeing Spots
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Photo Inspiration

See you next time!

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Tugging on your Heartstrings

I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend.  Mine went by fairly quickly, but I was able to get a couple of cards made, and that is always good.  Here is a card I made with another of my new Tilda stamps.

I just love how cute this stamp is.  I stamped her onto Cryogen White Cardstock using Momento Tuxedo Black ink.  My papers are BasicGrey and Karen Foster Designs and she is colored with Copics.  I just love the ribbon, which is from Paper Temptress; perfect for Valentine's Day.  I added a bunch of Wild Orchid Crafts flowers and the spray of pearls.  The leaves were punched using my MS punch and then Stickles were added to the leaves and flowers, as well as her dress.  The sentiment is from Lili of the Valley.


Magnolia-licious - Pink, white, and red
Totally Stampalicious - Valentine's Day
Sketch Saturday - Sketch
BasicGrey Challenges - Favorite Things (Tilda stamp, ribbon, Stickles, BasicGrey DP)
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Valentine's Day
Magnolia-licious Highlites - Sweet Crazy Love

Have a great week!

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Cold and Frosty

Well, it's time for another challenge over at the CMC Copic Challenge and we want to see your frosty, icy, and cold projects.  Here is a picture for inspiration.

And here is my card.

I used this cute stamp, Mr. Snowman, from Lili of the Valley who is our sponsor for this challenge.  I stamped this image onto Cryogen White Cardstock using Momento Tuxedo Black ink.  I used my Copics to color this image (C9, C7, C5, C3, C1/B97, B95, B93, B91, B00/G24, G21/R27, R24/E35/YR65/Y28/BG10).  I used my MS punch for the bigger snowflakes and my Marvy punch for the smaller snowflakes.  The ribbon is from my stash, added the rhinestones in the corner, and a bit of glitter to the ground.

Anyone can play along, just be sure to use your Copic markers.  One lucky winner will receive a fabulous prize from Lili of the Valley.  Plus, each entry will go into a monthly drawing for a $50 gift certificate to  You have until Feb. 3rd to join in the fun.  We hope to see you there!


ABC Christmas Challenge  - A is for Anything Goes
Delicious Doodles - Winter Wonderland
Kaboodle Doodles - Snow, snowmen, snowflakes

Friday, January 20, 2012

Saddle Up!

Happy Friday!  Quick post for you to share I card I made recently.

The stamp is from The Digi Shack and colored with Copics.  I used a new pack of paper I got at my LSS, BasicGrey Life of the Party.  Very cool!  I distressed the edges and added a ribbon.  The sentiment is from Clear Dollar Stamps.  Quick and easy guy card!


BasicGrey Challenges - Something New! (paper)
Delightful Challenges - Distressed/Vintage
Bizzy Becs  - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend!

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Tilda again?

Two days in a row with a!  I've got another Magnolia card to share with you today.  I was in the mood to make a girlie card (notice all of the flowers?).  You can probably tell that I just LOVE this stamp too b/c I posted a card with it last week. AND the one I did last week was purple as well.  Duh!  Anyway, here it is.

I just love these papers.  They are Disney papers by EK Success.  If you look closely you can see a couple of the mouse ears on the DP.  I colored her with Copics, added some rhinestone swirls, and some flowers from Prima, Recollections, and Wild Orchid Crafts.  I used MS punches for the butterfly and leaves and added some Stickles to the butterfly as well as Tilda blouse and bow.


Wild Orchid Challenge - Anything Goes
Just Magnolia - Sketch

Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, January 16, 2012

Tilda with Balloons

Hello, hello, hello!  I hope you all enjoyed your Monday.  I've got a few new stamps that I can't wait to share with you all over the next few weeks.

I thought this stamp was so cute, plus with Valentine's Day coming up I thought it would be a good stamp to use.  I stamped her onto Cryogen White Cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored her with Copics (B14, B12, B00, B000/E11, E00, E000, R20/E97, Y23, Y11/R85, R83, R81/C7, C5, C3, C1/W5, W2, W000/BG10).  My papers are from NRN Designs and Daisy D's Paper Co.  I added some ribbon from my stash, some Stickles, and a couple of flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts. 


Sweet Sketch Wednesday - Sketch
Crafty Catz - Use something new (stamp)
Ribbon Girls - Blue & Pink
Magnolia-licious  - Anything Goes
Pollycraft - Bingo (ribbon, sparkle, flowers)

Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, January 13, 2012


Happy Friday!  I've got a quick post today.  I've had this wonderful stamp from Sparkle Creations and I'm finally using it.  I bought one of those plastic picture frames and made a calendar page with it.

I picked up a pack of MME Quite Contrary Jack & Jill papers and just love them.  I stitched the panels and added some Prima and Recollections flowers.  The image is colored with Copics, naturally and the calendar I created myself.

I would like to enter this project into the following challenges:

Stamp and Create - Anything Goes
Sparkle Creations - Use something new (MME papers)
Sketch Saturday - Sketch
Dream Valley Challenges - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful weekend!

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Plum Tilda

Happy Tuesday to you all!  I hope your week is off to a good start.  Today I'm sharing a card I made with one of my favorite Magnolia stamps.

Isn't she just sweet?  I colored her with Copics (BV29, BV25, BV20/E11, E00, E000, R20/E97,Y21, Y11/W5, W2, W00/BG10) and used some of my MME papers.  I added the ribbon, a brad, some rhinestones, and a bit of Stickles.

While you are here, why don't you pop on over to the challenge we have going on over at the CMC Copic Challenge?  It's a great group and a lot of fun.  Be sure to check it out and join in.


Sweet Stop Sketches - Sketch
Just Magnolia - Anything Goes
Paper Sundaes - Saturated Colors
Magnolia Down Under - Anything Goes
Magnolia Stamp Lovers - Kraft Paper

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful Wednesday!

Saturday, January 7, 2012


Well, hello again.  I guess it's time for me to get back into the swing of things here.  We've got another challenge for you over at the CMC Copic Challenge group.  We are having some Retro Fun with hot pink, black, and white colors and we are sponsored by Guylou's Inimitability Digistamps.  Here is my card using Angela.

My DP's are from Deja Views & TPC Studio.  I've had them for a while and knew they would be perfect for this challenge.  Of course she is colored with Copics (RV17, RV13, RV10, RV000/E11, E00, E000/E25, E31, E50/C9, C7, C5, C3, C1/W5, W2, W00/BG10).  I stitched the panels, added some ribbon that I got from Paper Temptress, a button from my stash, and some pink sorbet twine that I recently picked up at my LSS.  Throw a few rhinestones in the corner and it's done!

Be sure to head over to the CMC Copic Challenge.  Anyone can play, but remember to use your Copic markers.  One lucky winner will receive a great prize from Guylou's Inimitability.   PLUS, all entries will be entered into a monthly drawing for a $50 gift certificate to  One entry = two chances to win, so be sure to join the fun!


The Pink Elephant - Anything Goes
Ladybug Crafts Ink - Use your new stash (ribbon & twine)
The Paper Shelter - Anything Goes
Scrap-Creations - Something Old and Something New (old-paper/new-ribbon & twine)
The Sweetest Thing - Sketch
Simon Says Stamp  - New Something (ribbon & twine)

Thanks for stopping by.  Enjoy the rest of your weekend!