Thursday, May 28, 2015

Lady bug thank you

Finally got this done Saturday. A small gift for a friend with a darling mug I found at the local store. Bought the mug two weeks ago and wanted to get this done then. It is finally done, never too late!  It has her favorite chocolates inside.  ;-)  My tag is using Big Scripts with some added flourishes die and tiny flowers. Easy peasy thank you gift! Hope you have a wonderful day. 

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Crisp and clean lavendar

You guessed it, another simple design today. When I said I had sometime to stamp Saturday I did. However I was a little rusty. The last few months it has been like hurry and get the card together and head out. So on Saturday, I had the whole day to sit here and stamp which seemed rather strange. ha ha  What FUN it was. Once I got going it all started to flow... at least I think. This is Lavendar that I stamped on white card stock and colored with Copics. A simple layer of scrap designer paper with a ODBD Beautiful borders edge to the side. A few sequins accents and voila! I like how pretty this turned out. 

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Anchor the soul

This turned rather patrotic looking and that was not my intention.  Another set that I bought and needs a bit more love with ink called, Anchor the soul. I stamped the image on white card stock and colored with Copics. The designer paper is from a pack that I only had used once, gasp!!! I need to use my supplies more I think. Maybe I should start a campaign to not buy anymore until I used something a few times? Think that would work... probably only if I stayed away from all the new goodies out there. Moving on... :-)   Simple design with just a few sparklers and voila! Easy Peasy. Hope you have a great day. 

Monday, May 25, 2015

Birthday Rock

Loving this extra long weekend and I know the kids are. Not like school is out in another week or anything though, right?  :-)   Got a lot of stamping time in on Saturday, yea!!!  Worked on some new release stuff for Power Poppy! Oh you are going to swoon!!!  Sneak Peeks start on June 3rd, so make sure to check back in for those. 

I bought this fun rocker like set from Taylored Expressions when it came out and haven't played with it much. Created a few fun birthday cards with You're My Hero and matching die set. My large star die is from a Whiff of Joy Die-lights nested stars. A few enamel dots on the splatter and voila! I really like how these turned out. Thanks for stopping in today. 

Friday, May 22, 2015

Tulip Box birthday surprise

Good morning! This is a box that I created using the Timeless Rectangles Spellbinders die. I call this the Tulip Box, and you can create your own using my Tulip Box tutorial if you would like. This is a fun box and can fit several different kind of goodies. I have snack size snickers with almonds in this one for my friends birthday.  ;-)

This months Power and Spark challenge is still running and it is Cut it Out! My lovely Tulips from Dynamic Duos Peonis and Tulips are stamped on white card stock, colored with Copic markers then cut around for the box lid. They are layered up on a Spellbinders decorative oval with the birthday sentiment from Short Stacks. A few jewels and some under the tulips with a flourished feel and voila! Hope you can play in our Cut it Out challenge. Here are the details if you forgot or missed them: 

  • Use Power Poppy stamps if you have them, but if you don’t, this is a great way to WIN them!
  • Link your creation below using our Linky
  • Please mention Power Poppy in YOUR blog or gallery post with a link back to THIS challenge
  • The winner will receive a free clear or digital stamp set of your choice from the Power Poppy Shop
  • Enter as many cards as you’d like, as long as they fit the theme of the challenge!
  • Deadline to enter is May 31 at 8:00pm EST. At that point, we'll draw the winner randomly and make the announcement right here on the first Friday of  June.

Now check out the Bloom Brigades creations today: 
Allison Cope 
Julie Koerber

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Monday, May 18, 2015

Flowering Branch gift box

Happy Monday! School is just about done for the year and summer vacation will be here. Lots to get done before the end of the year for us. Projects mostly as of late and tests. Oh my... Not sure who is more excited for summer them or me? hee hee
Had some time to play in the stamp room Saturday night, yea!  Finally got around to altering this Clear Box that I wanted to do. I have a Altered Clear Box tutorial if you would like to alter your own. 

This is using the beautiful Flowering Branches for the front design. These boxes are awesome! Since I order the 5 x 5 boxes from a stationary company they come in these awesome clear boxes. Well that is an obvious re-use item to me. A few envelopes and some handmade cards and you have an instant gift box.  :-)  This was pretty straight forward for design. One down and three to go. Great gift ideas for the teachers.  Hope you have a wonderful day!