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Sunday, December 25, 2016

Country Christmas

Merry Christmas  

I hope all of you are having a Happy Holiday.

I have one last Christmas card for you.
I love the country Christmas look, so that is what I used for this this card.

I started by stamping the Holly Jingle Bells  and coloring with Copic markers. For the background I stamped the Checkerboard Background on kraft card stock twice and cutting it out. The Small Happy Holidays was stamped on to a die cut tag.

I thought I would share one more card today it was my Christmas Card.

I stamped the Wintertime Buddies and colored the with the Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens. They were fussy cut. I die cut the inlaid snowflake on to white paper. Glitter and sequins were attached to sticky tape on a separate piece of white card stock. All this was attached to a red card.

Have a wonderful day,



Sunday, December 18, 2016

Up on the house top

Hi all, are you ready for the big day it almost here. I just like a few finishing touches.

For my card I used the Christmas Rooftops stamp. I masked a moon behind the rooftops. And used Copic markers to color everything, a white jell pen was used for the dots and glitter was added to the roof tops. On the navy background I used white embossing powder to stamp the Christmas From Our House. And a white die cut snowflake was used to finish the card.

Have a wonderful day,


Sunday, December 11, 2016

Good Friends Christmas

Good Morning all, well it seams winter has arrived. I hope all is well for everyone that is getting hit by the snow.

For my card today I use the new Pinecone with Bow. I colored the background first then covered the Pinecone with a mask and stamped the Pine Bough. The greeting is the From my house at Christmas that I stamped in brown ink. The edges were cut with a die and I added some sequins and punched branches.

On the inside I used the Friends Every Day Christmas Greeting and the Christmas Light String.

Merry Christmas


Sunday, December 4, 2016

Winters Cabin

My heart is just not into stamping but sometimes you just need to push forward. So I just forced my self to color and make my favorite type of card. A easel card and use one of my favorite stamps.

I started by stamping the Christmas Village Cabin and colored with Copic markers for the limbs across the top I used the Summer's End Tree  and a white jell pen. I added some white glitter and called it done.

For the background I used the same tree for the branches added a die cut and some dots from a jell pen and a few sequins.

For the greeting I used the From My House at Christmas. I added a little white jell pen and some punched branches.

Have a wonderful day,


Sunday, November 27, 2016

Holly Daysd

Hi everyone, for today's card I used the new Holly Jingle Bells. After coloring with Copic's I added some sparkle with Zig Clean and Clear pens.

The Greeting is the Holly Days Christmas Greeting that I heat embossed with gold embossing powder.

Have a wonderful day,


Sunday, November 20, 2016

Pine Cone Christmas

What a month this has been, no rain in months Smoke so thick you can't see the street and leaves they are every were and just when you think your ahead of the leaves you look around and they are back. Plus I had a personal tragedy. So if I am not posting as much as I was just under stand I'm doing my best.

I just love this stamp It is perfect for making that simple Christmas card.
I stamped the Pine Cone with Bow and colored it with Copic markers added some layers and a embossed layer, and I was done.

Have a wonderful day,


Sunday, November 13, 2016

Give Thanks

Good morning, everyone.

I have a very simple card today.

I stamped with Versa Mark ink and heat embossed with white embossing powder the Open Leaf, and              Psalm 100 Thanksgiving. I used my Zig Clear Color pens to add a little pop.

Have a wonderful day,


Sunday, November 6, 2016

Give Thanks

My card today uses the new Give Thanks Greeting stamped in Memento Peanut Brittle the Split Scarecrow was stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black and colored with Copic markers. 

Have a wonderful day,


Thursday, November 3, 2016

Day 2 and 3 of The 30 Day Color Challenge

Hi all, I did not get a chance to post for day 2 of The 30 Day Color Challenge but I did get to color.

I have not made it into a card yet. I used Zig clear color markers on Ranger water color paper. The stamp is DRS designs Christmas Pine Oval .

For day 3 of The 30 Day Color Challenge

I used the Indian Corn from DRS designs. And Tombow markers on Bristol card stock. I used the card sketch from Splitcoast Stamps.

I'm using the challenge to use different coloring mediums I will never get better with out practices.

Thanks for looking,

Have a wonderful day,


Thanksgiving Greeting

Hi all, 
the challenge at DRS designs is 

Trash to Treasure
(use something you would throw away)

For my card I stamped the new Psalm 100 Thanksgiving Greeting and embossed in white. Then I scribbled some Zig clear color markers and spritz with water. For the Trash to Treasure part I reused a little Zip lock bag and made a shaker.  I die cut some paper and made a topper. The acorns are from the Fall leaf with Acorn.

 I put 2 acorns in the bag and 2 on the top.

Join in the fun.

Have a wonderful day,


Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Color Challenge day 1

Hi all, I'm trying the 30 day color challenge. 

I was so inspired by the card today, I loved the background that she make. But my card today I used the different colors to blend for the shadows.

For the red on the flower I used Copic R01,R35,R37,RV19 for the leaves G20,G24,G28,BG18.
These are colors that I would have never tried before but I was very happy with the look I achieved.

For the strip  used the same colors as the flower  I let it dry the I used Gold embossing Powder.

All the stamps are from DRS designs.

I had a lot of fun and have learned so much. Can't ware until tomorrow.

Have a wonderful day,



Sunday, October 30, 2016

Snow Better Christmas

Hi all,
today I have a shaker card.
This card was so easy to make.

I started by die cutting a square.

Then stamping the New 

Snow Hello At Christmas Greeting


Snowman Bird Buddies
and coloring with Zig Clear Color markers.

I cut two fun foam frames and 1 from card stock then a square from Transparency Film and one more card stock square.

On the back I added another square that was scored at 1.5 Inches and glued it across the top.

This is a very simple way to make a  shaker card.

Have a wonderful day,


Thursday, October 27, 2016

Ornament Pine Branch

Today DRS designs challenge is 
What's Behind the Mask
( use masking on your card)

For my card I used the new
Ornament Pine Branch

I stamped the Ornament Pine Branch with 
Memento Tuxedo Black
covered it with a mask then stamped the
Wood Grain Background stamp.
I used gray Copic markers to color the background. Then I used Copic Opaque white over the top.
I was going for the look of reclaimed wood signs.
The background is a brick embossing folder that I used a C1 Copic to color the grout.

Join in the fun.

Have a wonderful day,


Sunday, October 23, 2016

Twisted Thanks

Hi all,
today I want to share a 
Twisted Circular Easel Card
You can find the how to info 

For the stamping part I went old school the way I did thing back when I first started stamping.
I started by stamping the new 
Give Thanks Brush Pumpkin
with Versa Mark then heat embossing with gold powder on Bristol Paper. 
Then I used Tombow markers to color the image this paper makes blending so easy it also works wonderful with the Zig Clean and Clear markers. 
The image was fussy cut.

For the background I used part of the 

and Peacock Distress Ink.
 A white gel pen was used to traced around the die.

On the inside used some burlap ribbon.
I stamped the 
three times and colored them with Tombow markers. 
The leaves were attached with foam tape.

Have a wonderful day,


Thursday, October 20, 2016

Give Thanks

Hi all, I am back with a new DRS designs challenge.

This weeks challenge is a color challenge. And in this combination has almost  every fall color.

For my card I did a easel card with a new Thanksgiving stamp the Cornucopia.

I stamped and colored the Cornucopia then fussy cut.

For the card I die cut a rust square with a circle die cut in the center. Then I heat embossed the Thanksgiving Arc across the top. I used burlap ribbon behind the circle and across the bottom. The Give Thanks Bible Verse.

Join us in the fun color challenge.


Sunday, October 16, 2016

Zombies in the Pumpkin Patch

Hi all, I spent yesterday helping my grand daughter make her Halloween costume. We had the best time making precious memories.

For my card today I wanted to make one more Zombie card.

 The Zombie Crawler has gotten into the pumpkin patch.

I started by stamping the Zombie, covering him with a mask then stamping the Simply Pumpkin. Everything was colored with Copic markers. I stamped the Beware Zombies Sign and fussy cut.

I used the Card Sketch from Splitcoast. The background is a embossing folder.

Have a great day,


Thursday, October 13, 2016

Anchors away

Hi all,

today is the new DRS designs challenge.

And the challenge this week honors the Navy.

For my card I stamped the Anchor and the World Map Background with Memento Nautical Blue ink. I die cut some flags added everything to a white card. Easy peasy quick and easy. 

I hope you will join us in honoring the Navy.

Have a wonderful day,


Sunday, October 9, 2016

Background with Pumpkin

Hi everyone,

My card today goes along with the new background challenge.

I started by stamping the Simply Pumpkin with a black color box ink and clear embossing powder this was covered with a mask. I place the card back in my misty and stamped the 1 line Beauty of Autumn with Memento Coco ink moving the card 1/2 inch I stamped it again with Memento Peanut Brittle for each time it was stamped I moved the card 1/2 inch up or down to cove the card.

When this was finished I removed the mask and used Zig Clear Color to color the image. This was layered onto dark brown card stock then a white top fold card. 

I want to tell you about a new product that I have found it's Avery Removable Multipurpose Labels this works great for mask and they hold up well after using them you can put it back on the release paper and save them to use again later.

Have a wonderful day,


Thursday, October 6, 2016

Fall Backgrounds

Hi all, it's time for the new DRS designs challenge. 

And the new challenge is

Stamp your own background

For my card I started with Polka Dot Background and white color box ink then white embossing powder.
On the other strip I stamped the Happy Fall Y'all 
In Memento Cantaloupe,Peanut Brittle, Tangelo, Distress Ink Peeled Paint.
I stamped the Add A Fence on kraft paper then I did a wash with Copic Opaque White and fussy cut.

I love making backgrounds you can use any stamp or technique.

The Lady Scarecrow was stamped with color box black then embossed with clear powder on to Range watercolor paper.

To color her I used my new Zig Clear Color marker.
This is the first time I have used them and I really do like them I think with a little practices these will be a fave. I love the rich bright colors they blend wonderful with each other and a little water goes a long way.

Have a wonderful day,


Sunday, October 2, 2016

Bountiful Harvest

We have been having some beautiful fall weather the last few days it puts you in the mood to do all those great fall actives.

I stamped the Bountiful Basket  and colored it with Copic. The background was made with Cut Apart Woven Plaid  and Memento ( Peanut Brittle,Cantaloupe, Tangelo). The greeting is the Small Autumn Greeting.

Don't forget the Autumn Wonders challenge this week.

Have a wonderful day,


Thursday, September 29, 2016

The beauty of Autumn...

The new DRS designs challenge this week is a
Autumn Wonders.

For my card I used the Open Leaf

I stamped it repeatedly masking as I stamped.

Then I used my new Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens to color the leaves. These pens are so fun you can use water if you want a lighter water color look. They blend great and you can us the over the top of you Copic. They have so much sparkle.

After coloring the leaves I made a frame and mat then used a white jell pen for the stitch marks.

The Beauty Of Autumn   was stamped with white color box pigment ink then embossed with white embossing powder on vellum.

On the inside I used the Changing Leaves and Coco Brown. I stamped the Medium Silhouette Leaf that I colored on the stamp with the sparkle pen.

Join in the fun.

Have a wonderful day,


Sunday, September 25, 2016

Scary,Creepy Halloween

Hi all, I know the calendar says it is fall but the thermometer says it July Hot, Hot, Hot. It makes it hard to think about ghost walks and hayrides. Which are some of my favorite fall actives. And Scary movies, the scariest of them all is what you cant see. To me this Raven is super creepy why is he there what does he see.  

For my card today I started by sponging the background with 
Distress Ink, squeezed lemonade,and wild honey Memento tancelo, peanut brittle. If you have trouble sponging on the Memento cover the card with a coating of the lightest Distress Ink in this case the squeezed lemonade. Then adding the other colors on top. Once the background was dry I stamped the The Raven with Color Box Black then clear embossing powder. I very carefully colored the limb with brown Copic. The Accent Bats were stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black. 

For the greeting I stamped and embossed the Run in Fear then sponged the same colors over the top.

The spider web is a ms punch and the background is a embossing folder.

On the inside I used the Witches Brew Halloween Greeting.

Have a wonderful day,