Monday, July 28, 2014

Birthday Blog Hop for LeAnne!


We are hosting a blog birthday hop to celebrate my good friend, LeAnne Pugliese over at Merry Monday and I hope you will hop along to see the cards everyone made for her! I "met" LeAnne through The Color Throwdown in 2009 and I am so happy that I made a connection with her. She is one of the most thoughtful and easy going people I have met. I am thankful for our friendship! One day we will meet, LeAnne!



I created a card with blues and yellows...as I know she enjoys those colours together! Happy birthday you sweet lady! I hope you are spoiled rotten! Hop along to Nina's blog to see the next birthday card! Below is the entire birthday hop! I used a Stampin' Up set called Peaceful Petals and a sentiment set from Avery Elle.





The Challenge #11 {We are BACK!}

Hello and welcome to The Challenge! We are back after a two week break! Today we have another sketch/colour combo! You can use just the sketch, just the colours or combine the two...it is totally up to you! 


The design team here at The Challenge has created such amazing cards to inspire you! I hope you enjoy using the sketch or the colours or both! 

Lesley Croghan





Sugar Sketch 08 {I Dig You}


Today it is time for a brand new sketch challenge over at the SugarPea Designs blog! Hooray!


I used this adorable "Go-Pher It" stamp set! I love this sweet little guy! So much fun to colour! I used some MME papers and some heavier twine ribbon to add some texture.

Bean Stalk Collection Go-Pher It

Come and play along with us at the SugarPea Designs  blog! You do not need to use a SugarPea image to play but remember that each project you link up and share below is an entry to WIN a Gift Certificate to the SugarPea Designs Online Boutique worth up to $15!  One randomly selected winner will receive a $10 Gift Certificate to the SugarPea Designs Online Shoppe.  However, if the winning entry features a SugarPea Designs stamp we will increase the prize to $15!


Thursday, July 24, 2014

You're so Punny Challenge-SPD07 & CASE this Sketch


Today I am sharing a card I made for the current SugarPea Designs Challenge and the new sketch over at Case this Sketch! The challenge at SugarPea Designs is "You're SO Punny"! These stamps are perfect for punny styled cards and they are lots of "pun"! 


I inked up the new set called "Spare Me"! It has SO many punny sentiments and I decided to make a "Thank You Teacher" card. I took the main image and placed it in a Polaroid frame! I kept my card clean lined and very simple. AND I am pretty excited about his hair! LOL! I have been practicing making the hair more "real" with my Copic markers...I am happy with my efforts...and I will keep practicing!  

Store-Spare-Me


Come and play along with us at the SugarPea Designs  blog! You do not need to use a SugarPea image to play but remember that each project you link up and share below is an entry to WIN a Gift Certificate to the SugarPea Designs Online Boutique worth up to $15!  One randomly selected winner will receive a $10 Gift Certificate to the SugarPea Designs Online Shoppe.  However, if the winning entry features a SugarPea Designs stamp we will increase the prize to $15!

Punny-Challenge  




Saturday, July 19, 2014

Viva la Verve Sketch & Inspiration #3 {Miss You Like Crazy}


Happy weekend! We have just had a wonderful 4 days with some relatives! Fishing, sightseeing and ice cream eating...it was all awesome! Today I got the chance to get inky and I really wanted to play along with the VLV Sketch Challenge. I love this sketch and the inspiration!



I wanted to try a new technique with my Copic markers and coloured the flower with some different aqua tone flicks. I also loved the texture of the twine and added some lacy ribbon, instead of the scallops. I hope you can see how I was inspired...wood, texture, colour and freshness. I added three sequins for a little bling. 



Thursday, July 17, 2014

CAS(E) this Sketch {Thinking of You}


Hello and welcome to another great sketch from CAS(E) this Sketch! I absolutely love this pretty sketch and got out a brand new Stampin' Up set called Peaceful Blooms to make my card. I stamped the main flower in Memento tuxedo black ink and coloured it with my Copic markers. Clean and simple...and one rounded corner for fun!


I hope you will come and play along with us over at CAS(E) this Sketch!



Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Just Us Girls #249 & Retro Sketches #123

If you are looking for my Paper Sweeties post, please CLICK HERE.


Good morning stamping friends! Today I am sharing a card I made just.for.fun. and I even played along with a couple of challenges. Hooray! I inked up a new set to me called Peaceful Petals by Stampin' Up. My inspiration came from the Woodgrain Challenge over at Just Us Girls and the sketch at Retro Sketches. I love playing along with challenges but time has been so short! I hope I can play along more often.


{Supplies Used}
Stamps: Peaceful Petals & Hardwood (SU!)
Inks: Memento Ink & Copics, Early Espresso
Papers: SU! Confetti White, Whisper White and Crumb Cake
Extras: So Saffron Grosgrain Ribbon


Paper Sweeties July Release Rewind!


Time for a new stamp release over at Paper Sweeties! Today I am sharing a clean and simple card using a stamp set called Firefighters and an older set called Stand Add On-Fall Harvest. I love the flower in that set!


Be sure to hop along to check out what the team made too...

Debbie Marcinkiewicz – Paper Sweeties

New Products & Links:


Firefighters
Sweeties Pets

Sweet Cuts - Home Tweet Home


Here are the rest of the projects I made for the current release! Happy Shopping!


Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Paper Sweeties July Release Party!


Time for a new stamp release over at Paper Sweeties! Today I am sharing a sweet little tag...purrfect for dressing up some treats for a friend and their new pet!


Be sure to hop along to check out what the team made too...

Debbie Marcinkiewicz – Paper Sweeties

New Products & Links:


Firefighters
Sweeties Pets

Sweet Cuts - Home Tweet Home



Monday, July 14, 2014

The Challenge #10 Winners and Three Top Picks

Thank you to everyone who played along with The Challenge #10! Before we get onto the winners, we wanted you to know that we have decided to take a summer break and The Challenge will be back on Monday, July 28th!
Here is the Main Winner and the Three Top Picks!
Main Winner:

I just adored how Kathy used the colours to make this pretty card!



Top Three Picks:
(in no particular order)




The Challenge will be back on Monday, July 28th! See you then!


SugarSketch 007 {Have a Super Birthday}


Today it is time for a brand new sketch challenge over at the SugarPea Designs blog! This challenge is the 7th challenge over at SugarPea aptly named...007! This made me think of James Bond and so I got out the "My Hero" set and went to work!


This set is totally fun and one that I HAD to order! I kept my colouring simple and added some fun designer papers! I fussy cut his briefcase...and added it to the side.

Store-My-Hero

Come and play along with us at the SugarPea Designs  blog! You do not need to use a SugarPea image to play but remember that each project you link up and share below is an entry to WIN a Gift Certificate to the SugarPea Designs Online Boutique worth up to $15!  One randomly selected winner will receive a $10 Gift Certificate to the SugarPea Designs Online Shoppe.  However, if the winning entry features a SugarPea Designs stamp we will increase the prize to $15!


Paper Sweeties July Release Countdown!


Time for a new stamp release over at Paper Sweeties! Today I am sharing a card and gift card holder I made for a Pet Sitter. I love how easy the sweet puppy image was to stamp and highlight with a Copic marker. This little gift set took minutes to make but it would be a nice way to thank the person who looks after your animals while you are away.



Be sure to hop along to check out what the team made too...

Debbie Marcinkiewicz – Paper Sweeties

New Products & Links:


Firefighters
Sweeties Pets

Sweet Cuts - Home Tweet Home


Sunday, July 13, 2014

Paper Sweeties July Release Sneak Peeks!


Time for a new stamp release over at Paper Sweeties! I made a little gift for a new dog owner. There are some yummy treats in that box!


Be sure to hop along to check out what the team made too...

Debbie Marcinkiewicz – Paper Sweeties

New Products & Links:



Firefighters
Sweeties Pets

Sweet Cuts - Home Tweet Home

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