Monday, November 25, 2013

Merry Christmas Holly card

Gina K Designs cardstock and Merry Christmas stamp from Christmas Greetings,
Christmas Sweets paper from Paper Wishes, ribbon/gem and felt embellishments
from my stash, Startdust glitter pen.
This is a card I made using instructions/sketch from an
online class that I took. It was very simple to make
and yet so cute. This could be done in many different ways
for many different occasions. 

Friday, November 22, 2013

Merry Christmas

Cardstock from Gina K Designs and Neena, paper from my
stash, Gina K Designs Christmas Greetings stamp set,
ribbon from Gina K Design, pearls from my stash,
Stardust glitter pen.
I am so excited about the Christmas stamps that Gina K designed
and couldn't wait to make another one. So simple to make
and yet so cute.

Male Birthday Greetings

Gina K Designs cardstock, Fresh Frost paper from Paper Wishes,
Birthday Greetings stamp set from Gina K Designs,
Fiskers scissors, twine and brads from my stash.
I wanted to create a card for the Crazy 4 Challenges sketch challenge,
and I was anxious to use the Fresh Frost paper, so I thought
this was a good combination. Love the outcome!

Sunday, November 17, 2013

You Melt My Heart

Cardstock from Gina K Design and Neena, You Melt My Heart
and Season's Greetings stamp sets from Gina K Design,
Spellbinders Snowflake die, ribbon from my stash,
 Copic markers, and Stardust glitter pen.
This card was so much fun to make! I made it to
share at a stamping play day with 2 of my BEST stamping
friends about a week ago. I had so much fun that
day, and will be sharing more of what we made
very soon.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

You Make Me Smile


All products are from Gina K Design: cardstock, paper, and
ribbon from the Grateful Heart Stamp TV kit. Stamp from
You Make Me Smile stamp set. Pearls are from
my stash and are colored with Copic Markers.
Spellbinders circle dies.
I have really been in the fall mood it seems like
for several months. I love the colors of fall,
and the You Make Me Smile stamp set
is so cute! I really enjoyed making this
and it could be used for any occasion. 

Friday, November 15, 2013

Penguin Joy

Cardstock from my supply, snowflake paper from Paper Wishes,
You Melt My Heart penguin stamp and Joy from Season's
Greetings stamp set both by Gina K Designs.
Copic markers including blending pen for hat designs,
and Stardust glitter pen.
I just love this little penguin and have been trying
several different styles of cards with it.
I also wanted to try something to enter in the
Saturday Sketch Challenge and thought
this made a really cute card. 

Monday, November 4, 2013

Breast Cancer Hope

Amuse cardstock, ribbon, stamp set and ribbon die from
 "Fight Like A Girl". Twine and bling from my stock.
Banner die from Simon Says Stamp. Stardust glitter pen.
Stamping Up scallop punch.
I love the Fight Like A Girl stamp set and ribbon die.
Thank you to one of my best friends Shirley for the die
and the tips on how to use it.
I had fun coming up with the sketch and making
the card. I really like the final outcome. 

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Time To Celebrate

Cardstock from stash, Dazzles Time stickers from
Paper Wishes, paper from Stamp Camp 2 from
Paper Wishes.
I have a lot of male birthdays this time of year, and
I thought this would be a perfect card for
that. I often have trouble knowing what
to do with Chevron paper and cardstock,
but thought this was perfect.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Sunflower Hello

Cardstock, paper, and ribbbon from Gina K Design's,
A Year of Flowers and Assorted Greetings stamp sets
from Gina K Design's, Doily punch from
We Are Memory Keepers, Spellbinders dies, Copic markers.
I have had this sketch in mind for some time, and decided to
try making a fall type card. I think it would be a good
card for almost any occasion.  

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Scarecrow Thanksgiving

Cardstock and bling from stash on hand,
paper/image/sentiment from Doodle Pantry,
Spellbinders and DieNamics Dies.
I love the Wizard of Oz digital images Laurie designed.
I thought that it would make a cute Thanksgiving card.
It was a quick and simple card to make.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Sending You a Harvest of Wishes

Cardstock from Gina K Designs, Harvest of Wishes stamp set by
Gina K Designs, paper and ribbon from Grateful Heart set
by Gina K Designs, Spellbinders dies, copic markers, glitter gel pen,
and pearls from my stash that I colored w/copic markers.
I love making autumn cards, and I love the stamp set
and paper included in the Grateful Heart Stamp TV
Kit. Again I was thinking this would make a

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Dazzles Deepest Sympathy

Cardstock from my stash, Sympathy Dazzles set
from Paper Wishes, and paper from Fresh Frost and
Stolen Moments Paper packs by Paper Wishes.
Unfortunately I have had another death in my family.
My great-aunt passed away on Monday and I needed a
sympathy card for today.
This was a quick and easy card to assemble. I really liked
the Sympathy Dazzles set I received in my monthly
Dazzles kit, and felt it was perfect for this occasion.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Friendship, Family, Love

Cardstock and paper from Gina K Designs, Friendship, Family, Love
stamp set from Gina K, pearls by Bo Bunny from Simon Says
stamp, Spellbinders circle dies, and scallop punch
from Stamping Up.
I love this stamp set by Gina K. It is such a different take on a
holiday card. I am thinking I may send it out to someone
around Thanksgiving. I am so glad I have found some time to play
lately, it keeps me sane!!

Monday, September 30, 2013

Baseball Birthday

Crafty Secrets Clear Art Stamps baseball set, cardstock
from my stash, and brads from Gina K Designs.
I have 2 nephews who have birthdays coming up in October.
They both love to play baseball and have been on teams
over the summer. I thought these would make good cards
for them, and it was so simple to make.
I hope they enjoy it as much as I did making it!

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Masculine Birthday

All products are from Gina K -Birthday Greetings stamp set,
Grateful heart stamp set, and Casual Friday paper pack.
I used the Epiphany Crafts custom button tool and tied it with twine.
Self stick ribbon I had on hand, Versamark and gold embossing powder.

I have 2 brother-in-laws with birthdays in October and thought this
would make a good masculine card. I had a lot of fun
using the different products, tools, and techniques to make this card.
Quick and easy!

Monday, September 23, 2013

Unforgettable Birthday

Glossy cardstock, colored cardstock/ribbon/Unforgettable stamp set
from Gina K Designs, butterflies from a Thank You stamp set from TAC,
Versamark, and Kaleidoscope and Memento inks.
I love the look of the Kaleidoscope and black inks on glossy
cardstock. I have a lot of Autumn birthdays coming up
and thought this would make a good
birthday card. 

Sunday, September 22, 2013

You Make My Heart Bloom

Amuse Cardstock and inks, Hero Arts Fancy Lace Die,
Gina K's You Make My Heart Bloom stamp, colored pencils,
blending pen, Paper Wishes Lace and Doilies Dazzles,
ribbon and pearls from my stash, and glitter pen.
I had so much fun making this card and trying new and old
techniques! I started by placing Dazzles strips vertically and sponge
inking them w/Amuse inks. I then removed the Dazzles and cut the sponged
cardstock in strips of 3 colors each. I then placed it on pink cardstock
and bordered it with Paper Wishes Dazzles.
I die cut the Fancy Lace die and glued it to white cardstock. I used colored
pencils and blending pens to color it in.
The rest is pretty self explanatory, but what fun to make.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Amuse cardstock, Doodle Pantry designs and paper,
Spellbinders dies, Lucky 8 Punch, Gelly Roll
glitter pen, and pearls and ribbon from my stash.
I couldn't wait for one of my best friends to become a Grandma
so that I could send her this card! I just love this digital
design by Doodle Pantry and thought it made a beautiful baby
girl card. I am so happy for her being a Grandma and hope
she loved this card.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Harvest of Wishes

Most of the products used on this card are from Gina K Designs
Stamp TV Kit -Grateful Heart. I used Harvest of Wishes, and
Autumn Blessings stamps sets from the kit, Copic markers
to color the images, and Spellbinders
dies for the greeting.
I cannot believe that summer is basically over!! I am now thinking
about making fall and holiday cards. As you can tell I love the
Grateful Heart Stamp TV set by Gina K. I am thinking
that I may use this as my Thanksgiving card.
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Anything Goes

Only God

All supplies used for this card were from Gina K Designs,
A Grateful Heart Stamp TV Kit,  other than the
pearls which I had on hand already.
I have loved this stamp ever since I saw cards made with
it by 2 of my best friends.Thanks for the inspiration
Donna and Shirley!! I wasn't sure how I was going
to use it and was waiting for inspiration.
I am pleased with the final outcome.
Hope you like it.
Allsortschallenge - Anything Goes

Gather Strength

Bazzill cardstock from my stash, Bazzill flowers,
Doodle Pantry Pitcher and Basin digital images and papers,
Spellbinders dies, brads and ribbon from my stash.
My daughter was recently going through a tough time
in her schooling and relationship and I wanted to send her
a card. I loved this sentiment and the fragileness of the
pitcher and basin. I felt it was perfect for lifting
her spirits.

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Vintage Lampost Bookmark Card

Brown and white cardstock from my supply, Doodle Pantry
Vintage Lampost digital image and papers, Dazzles Thin Line stickers,
Bo Bunny Camp A Lot Jewels, Glossy Accents, Marvy Oval Punch,
Simply Put stamp from Angel Company, and ribbon from my stash.
I saw multiple videos on Stamp TV and You Tube using bookmark
cards. I thought that would be a great way to give an
inexpensive gift to someone. I love this Digi image, papers,
and sayings from Doodle Pantry. I love the final outcome
and now have a universal card to add to my supply.

Just Because Card

Amuse cardstock, black cardstock and glossy cardstock
I had on hand, stamp from Just For Fun,
 Autumn Leaves Kaleidoscope ink, black and green woodgrain Washi tapes,
black glitter embossing powder, buttons from Stamping Up,
twine from my stock on hand,
and Just Because stamp from Angel Company.
I had been waiting for an idea to pop in my head to use this stamp
from Just For Fun. I saw some cards made with a brayer
and Kaleidoscope ink and remembered how fun that was, so I
used it for this card.
I love the way the flash made it look like the sun in the background!

Monday, August 5, 2013

Cardstock from supply, self stick accetate from Paper Wishes,
 digital image from Beyond The Fringe,
Tonic Celtic Punch, and ribbon from my supplies.
I had been waiting to use both the digital image from Beyond The Fringe,
and my Tonic Celtic punch, both of which I love.
No particular need for the card right now, but great to have on hand.
I saw a video on using acetate on Paper Wishes and decided to try it.
I printed the digital image on the accetate and trimmed it.
I love black and white cards with just a pop of color,
and this was cute and simple to make.
Hope you enjoy it! 

Monday, July 29, 2013

Newest Arrival

Amuse cardstock, digital design from Meljen's, digital sentiment from
Doodle Pantry Baby Shoes, watercolor pencils, Spica Pens,
bling from my stock, Dazzles Borders from Paper Wishes,
Spellbinders circle dies.
There are a number of women at work who are expecting, and I
thought this would make a cut card that was big
enough for all to sign. I love the digital image and sentiment.

With Deepest Sympathy

Cardstock and paper from Simon Says Stamp, Mulberry paper from my stock,
Greetings stamp set from Paper Wishes, Embossing powder from my stock,
 and Cross Stamp from The Angel Company.
I made this card for my cousins whose father passed away on
Saturday. He was on hospice and it has been a
difficult time for them. My uncle will be missed by many.
It has been a somewhat stressful couple months for me as I
said previously, so this is good therapy for me. I am praying that
this is the end of unhappy events for me and my family.

My Time To Craft Sympathy Challenge

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Amuse cardstock, Gina K paper "Watercolor Garden",
We R Memory Keepers doily punch, Gina K stamp set
"Birthday Greetings", and ribbon from my stash.
I LOVE this paper set from Gina K. I had been wanting to
use it and make a card with layer punching. I think both worked
well for this card. I thought it made a perfect
feminine birthday card.

Cardstock from a Simon Says Stamp monthly card kit,
Simon Says Stamps from "Very Special" and
"Always and Forever", Washi tape from Simon Says Stamp,
Copic Markers, Spica Pen, and bling from stock.
I had been wanting to make a floral card that I cut the
flowers for the edging. I thought this stamp set was
perfect for that. I also thought that this
would be a very versatile card that could be
sent for almost any occasion.


Cardstock from my stock, Gina K Stamp set "Unforgettable",
gold embossing powder from stock, twine from stock,
and Dazzles Butterflies.
I have been very busy lately with life, but did find some time
to stamp this weekend.
I love this stamp set from Gina K and can think
of many reasons to send it.
I haven't embossed in a while, so thought that
would be fun for this card.

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Happy 4th of July

Amuse cardstock, Doodle Pantry images and papers,
doily from Simon Says Stamp, Dazzles thin Border Stickers,
ribbon and pearl embellishments from my stock,
Gel glitter pen, Fiskars scissors.
I have been unable to work on any cards lately due to some
recent family issues, and when I saw this digital
image I thought I needed some card making therapy. I love
the image, and it was cute and simple to make.
I hope you enjoy it as well.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Sweet Land of Liberty

Cardstock from my supply, Doodle Pantry's digital Liberty Torch
and papers, Memento ink, Marvy Punches, and
Bo Bunny bling.
I LOVED this digital stamp set and paper. I know it is not
red/white/blue, but the sentient is perfect for the
Fourth of July celebrations.
Quick and fun to make!

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Angel Dog

Amuse cardstock, Digital Delights digital stamp and papers,
ribbon and brads from stash. Edges inked with
Memento Ink.
This is a card I made for a friend who recently lost her pet.
I knew from personal experience how hard a time
like this is, so I wanted to send a card to let her know
I was thinking of her.
This cute little Angel Dog seemed like the perfect
thing to send. Hopefully it will east the sorrow a little bit.

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Happy Birdie

Amuse cardstock, Doodle Pantry Happy Birdie B digital image
and paper, Amuse ribbon, Spellbinders dies and Edgeabilities,
and buttons by Gina K.
I love this Doodle Pantry image and been waiting for the
right idea to pop to use it. It just looks so happy
and will be a great card for almost anything. 

Monday, May 27, 2013

Butterfly Card

Amuse cardstock, digital paper "Shabby" by Sassy Designs,
Stamp and Punch stamp set by HOTP, Dazzles,
Spellbinders dies, Multi-Shaper allDeco punch,
Spica pen, ribbon from stock.
My inspiration for this card came from the HOTP 100
Movable Parts Cards DVD. I got to play with some
digital papers I had been wanting to work with, as well as
using some old favorites on the card.
I have a co-worker who is leaving for a new job and
thought this card would be perfect.

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Best Wishes

Bazzill card stock, North Country Paper Pack by HOTP, Dazzles for
scrapbooking, Lucky 8 punch, Spellbinders die, Create Your Own epoxy
button, twine, Stamp and Punch stamp set by HOTP, and
Bazzill flower.
I absolutely LOVE the new papers from North Country Paper Pack
and couldn't wait to use them. I also liked the Stamp and Punch
stamp set. The Lucky 8 punch took some figuring out
but I liked the end result. It was a fun card to make!

Monday, May 20, 2013

Hoppy Day

Digital Papers and stamps from Doodle Pantry,
Buttons from Gina K, Spellbinders dies,
and ribbon and twine that I had on hand.
I made this card to welcome a coworker
back to work from her leave.
She loves frogs so I thought this was a very
appropriate card for her.
Fun to make!!

Birthday Girl Card

Penny Black "Big Wish" stamp set, cardstock that I had on hand,
 Amuse and Spellbinders Dies, digital papers from Sassy Designs,
 Jelly Roll glitter pen, Copic markers.
My Madison turned 3 last week and this is the birthday card I made for her.
I love the little girl, reminds me of her. Had fun getting back to
some Copic Marker coloring.
Fun card to make.

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Happy Mother's Day

Cardstock from Simon Says Stamp, paper from GCD Studio Charleston collection,
Stamped saying from Simon Says Stamp Best Mom Ever stamp set,
Hunkydory Pretty Parchment Doilies from Paper Wishes,
Hero Arts Pearls, Fiskars/Spellbinders/Die-Namics dies.

Had fun making this card today. I was using some products that I had
been waiting to try out. I was also looking for a design to enter
into the Sketch Saturday Challenge today.
This was simple and easy to make.

Simon Says Stamp - Sketch Saturday
Mother/Grandmother - Peachy Keen Stamp Challenge
For the Ladies - Kaboodle Doodles

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Bazzill card stock, Sands of Time paper from Red Rubber Designs,
Digital stamp from Doodle Pantry, and Dazzles sentiment, and borders.
I had been looking for a male Thinking of You design for a card.
I loved this chest when Doodle Pantry put it out.
I have also been experimenting with using Dazzles and love them as well.
Thought it was a cute and simple card to make.

Amazing Birthday card

Amuse cardstock, paper from stock, ribbon from stock, Dazzles,
Amazing Birthday and Just Because stamp sets from Simon Says Stamp.
Design from a DVD from Paper Wishes 100 Moveable Parts by Teresa Welch.
I have been making some birthday cards for work by request from co-workers.
This is one that I made to keep on hand.
I loved the stamp sets from Simon Says Stamp and had been trying
to find a way to use the Chevron paper.
I also was wanting to try some of the designs on the DVD, and
thought all of it together made a great combination.
I think it will be enjoyed by the recipient.

Sunday, April 28, 2013

I Appreciate You

Amuse cardstock, paper from Gina K, ribbon from stock.
Digital Delights stamps Penny and Bear and Friendship sentiment.
Spellbinders dies, Fiskars punch, pink Liquid Pearls from Simon Says Stamp,
copic markers for Friendship stamp, and pearl bling from stock.
I loved this pre-colored image from Digital Delights. It reminded me of my
daughter and her "friendship" with her bear.

Friday, April 26, 2013

Mother's Day card

Simon Says Stamp of the month kit:
unknown card stock, Paper from GCD Studio Charleston collection,
Best Mother's Day Ever Simon Says stamp set, and die cut/embossed card front.
From my supplies: Spica Pen, and Kaisercraft pearls.
When I got this stamp kit I couldn't wait to make this card.
My mother's favorite color is yellow, and she loves roses.
It was so simple and easy to make, and I am
sure she will love it.
Can't wait to send it!
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Amuse card stock, papers by Gina K designs, Doodle Pantry butterfly image,
ribbon I had on had, colored with colored pencils,
Spellbinder dies, and Glossy Accents.
Another fun and simple card to make. I wanted a fresh,
free, and new beginning type card.
This could be used for almost any purpose.
Very fun to make!