More Gnomes!

Thursday, April 30, 2015


I had colored up several images from the MFT You Gnome Me stamp set when I first got it.  I have a pile of backgrounds and images colored up that never made it on a card in a basket that I keep.    Every once in a while I will rummage thru and create a card from all the hodge podge of stuff.   Here is one that turned out pretty cute.     Thanks for stopping by! 


Simple watercolor card - I Knead You

Tuesday, April 28, 2015



Really quick share today.   I made this really fast watercolor card using I Knead You stamp set from My Favorite Things.   Watercolor is very relaxing!    

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My Favorite Things Wednesday Sketch Challenge - Fathers Day Card with Superboy

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Hope you have had a wonderful weekend!    I decided to make a Fathers Day card with a new stamp set from MFT - Super Boy.     I colored him with my Copic markers.   His hair was a bit of a challenge.  I am used to coloring girl hair, have not had many boys to color!   



Stamps:  MFT Birdie Brown Super Boy, Writing tablet background
Ink: MFT Hybrid Black Licorice, Red Hot, Lemon Drop
Papers: SU Basic Black, MFT Red Hot, Smooth White, Xpress it
Tools: WRMK Corner Chomper, MFT BB Super Boy die, ME City Scape, Wink of Stella Clear






I think he turned our super cute!    One thing I realized, I need to look for more boy images to color.   I think for my next Super Hero Card - I will combine the Super Boy with You're Super Girl.   

Here is a link to a card that I did recently making a Mother's Day card for my mom using the Super Girl.  








Thanks for visiting me today!!  Happy Crafting! 




Shake, Shake, Shake!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Here is a card that I made a little while ago but never posted on my blog.   It is a shaker card, I don't make them that often and this one about drove me nuts!   I was trying to do some layers and did not realize that my foam tape did not close up the shaker all the way.  First shake of the card and sequins go flying!  

Anyway, I made it with the Mama Elephant Ella & Friends Stamp set and some left over papers that had been cut for a previous card.



Stamps:  ME Ella & Friends, MFT Linen Background
Ink: MFT Hybrid Black Licorice, SSS Sea Glass, Versafine Onyx Black
Papers: MFT Smooth White, Red Hot, Sno Cone, Copic Xpress it
Tools:  ME Ella & Friends Dies, ME Landscape Trio, MFT Stripes Coverup, Pretty Pink Posh Sequins, Clear Embossing Powder


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My Favorite Things and Page Maps Sketch

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

I had a pile of colored images from my new stamp set from MFT Birdie Brown You Gnome Me stamp set so I created a quick card for the Pagemap sketch.   Here is my interpretation of the sketch, I mainly used the cluster of 4 images for my inspiration.    






Stamps: MFT BB You Gnome Me, Linen Background, Simply Circles Background
Ink: MFT Hybrid Black Licorice, Sour Apple Hybrid, SSS Sea Glass
Papers: PI Kraft, MFT Sour Apple, Berrylicious, Smooth White, Copic Xpress it
Tools: MFT Stitched Rounded Rectangles, BB You Gnome Me dies, Copics,  Lawn Fawn red/white Twine, Blueprints 8 & 15, Sakura White Gel Pen, Pico Embellisher












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Gnome Me So Well! My Favorite Things Sketch Challenge

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hi again!   I hope that you are having a great weekend.  We are having a very wet weekend and looks like this week will be raining some more!   I got this super cute set from My Favorite Things Birdie Brown You Gnome Me from the past release.   I stamped a whole bunch of the images and then colored them up.    I had so much fun coloring them different colors.   They will show up on another card eventually!

For my card today I used mostly MFT products that I will share below.  





Stamps:  MFT BB You Gnome Me, Linen Background, Swiss Dots Background
Ink: MFT Hybrid Black Licorice, Kraft, SSS Sea Glass
Papers:  PI Kraft, MFT Sno Cone, Sour Apple, Red Hot, Smooth White
Tools: MFT Stitched Rounded Rectangle, You Gnome Me dies, Stitched Snow Drifts, Pierced Circle Stax, Sakura White Gel Pen, Clear Wink of Stella







This is the past week's Wednesday Sketch Challenge!   



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My Favorite Things Wednesday Sketch Challenge - A Mother's Day Card

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Hey everyone!   Hope you have had a great weekend.  I am sharing my card that I made, I only had an opportunity to make one this weekend.    I decided to do my Mother's Day card using MFT Birdie Brown You're Super.  I did get my new MFT items in from this month's release and got some really cute stamps sets that I cannot wait to ink up.   However, when I looked at this sketch I could only think of this stamp set to use.       I created Super Woman for my mom!   I also did something that I have not done in a long time, paper piecing.    I had colored her all up but was not satisfied with the colors and decided to go with the paper piecing as the papers matched exactly the way that I wanted.  






Stamps:  MFT BB You're Super, Simply Circles Background
Ink:  MFT Hybrid Black Licorice, Steel Grey, Versamark, SSS Fog
Papers:  MFT Nightshift Blue, Red Hot Red, Smooth white, Steel Blue, Echo Park Trend Setter
Tools: MFT Blueprints 13 & 16, Pierced Fishtail Flag Stax, BB You're Super, Clear Wink of Stella, Clear Pico Embellisher, Hero Arts White Embossing powder, MFT Accent It Rock & Roll









Thanks for stopping by!  Have a great week! 



Happy Easter - Somebunny

Sunday, April 5, 2015


I had some left over pieces on my desk from a card I made last week, so I deduced to make another card for Easter.   




Stamps:  MFT BB Somebunny
Inks: MFT Hybrid Black Licorice, Blu Raspberry
Papers:  PI Kraft, MFT Blue Raspberry, Lemon Drop, Orange Fizz
Tools: MFT Blueprints 12, Copics, Diamond Stickles







HAPPY EASTER! 


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My Favorite Things Wednesday Sketch Challenge

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Such a beautiful Spring day!  I created two cards for the My Favorite Things Wednesday Sketch Challenge using the You Make My Tail Wag stamp set from Birdie Brown.  



Stamps: MFT BB You Make My Tail Wag
Ink: MFT Hybrid Black Licorice
Papers: PI Kraft, MFT Steel Grey, Whip Cream, Red Hot 
Tools:  MFT Stripes Cover Up, Pierced Circle Stax, Pierced Fishtail Flag Stax, You Make My Tail Wag Dies








I had cut out some additional dogs and papers and made a second card.   I just love the Birdie Brown Sets.  They are so adorable.   









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Throw Back Thursday - I'm all Ears!

Thursday, April 2, 2015

I am sharing a card from the past that I did last year for Easter.    



Stamps:   MFT PI I'm all Ears
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper:  Papertrey Ink Stampers Select, Vellum, MFT Pink Lemonade, Simple Stories Vintage Bliss
Tools:  MFT Blueprints 13, Mama Elephant Femme Frames, Wendy Vecchi Embossing Paste,  SSS medium dot stencil, SU Iridescent embossing powder, Wink of Stella clear glitter pen








Happy Easter to you!






 
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