Friday, January 6, 2017

Like You A Latte

Let's start the New Year with a  new stamp set and stencil from STAMPlorations!  As long as we are going new, here is a new technique.

After the stencils were secure, distress ink was smeared on the craft mat and misted until droplets formed.  This was picked up with a sponge and put through the stencil.  On the top piece, red and pink distress ink was used.  It gives a softer, watercolored look.

So for the mixed  media items, distress ink, paint pen, Copics, ribbon, embroidery floss, die cut and  a printed tag were used.

Thanks for stopping by and have a creative day!

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Framed Floral

I think I have fallen in love.  Not with the human kind, with a stamp set!  I just got this Scribbly Splattery Grunge set and have used it repeatedly.  Usually I use a few of the stamps in the set but with this set, I have used most of the stamps.  This set will be my go to set of the year and by the end of the year, I will use each stamp in the set!!

My embossing powder has been neglected so it is time to open those jars and use that heat tool...besides, using the heat tool is a quick warm up during winter!!  I used the alphabet stamp from this set and embossed it in white inside the frame.

This is a clean and layered card.

Here are the challenges my card is entered in:
Simon Says Monday
Simon Says Wednesday
Work It Wednesday
The Card Concept
Color Throwdown

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Good To The Last Drop

Coffee, liquid sanity, sweet brown goodness, good to the last drop!!

I  am having fun  with STAMPlorations new  set, A Cuppa Love.   I am also trying to blend my coloring.  I have been intrigued with the muliti colored word dies and tried blending on the word and coffee drop.

Notice all the numbers behind the cup?  I lost count of how many cups of coffee I had today!!  LOL!

Good To The Last Drop is linked to:
Simon Says Wednesday
Work It Wednesday
HIMCR Valentines
heARTful Stamping Challenge


Friday, December 23, 2016

Mr Frog

Wanting to end the year on a fun note, this was the card I made and entered to get a guest design team spot on STAMPlorations!

Our library has some stamp sets you can check out.  When I saw this frog image, his eyes had to be sparkling white and the rest of the card  had to be  fun!!

Mr Frog is linked to:
Hiding In My Craft Room
Simon Says Wednesday
heARTful Stamping Challenge
Word Art Wednesday
Pinspirational Challenge so my inspiration is the image hanging in the middle of the card and then the three colors representing the ornaments.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

MHK Designer Inspiration: Jerrie

WowZa friends...2016 has flown by!  Today is a posting of my favorite cards made using MHK Designs and digital paper.

I have two favorite images that I have used for a few years.  I think they remind me of my childhood when we would spend hours sledding, skating, playing broom ball and other outdoor activities.  My father and four siblings made fantastic snow hills and played broom ball in  the driveway.  The neighborhood kjds would come over and join in.  My mother had a big bucket of homemade snowmobilers hot chocolate to warm up with!

Skaating By with Deck The Halls paper

Sled Friends

I am looking forward to see MHK Designs new releases for 2017!  Thank you for checking in and leaving such kind comments this year~

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Let There Be Snow...And Coffee

The weather outside is frightful, the coffee is so delightful...Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!!

I am absolutely in love with this STAMPlorations digi stamp!  Thank you Shery for letting us download and use it!

I am using Kerry's sip and share sketch and it is fun!  I gathered pieces I had like the snowflakes and tree.  Then using distress ink,  glitter, embossing powder and Copics color was added  Someone will be celebrating the season with this gift bearing sled!!

Let There Be  Snow...And  Coffee is linked to:
Simon Says Monday
heARTful Stamping Challenge
Simon Says Wednesday
Pinspirational Challenge


Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Coffee Is Always In Season

Get ready for one busy, wild and oddly shaped card!!  Today I am using the sip and share sketch to make this Christmas tree card.  All the stamped images are STAMPlorations.

I have to say, this card is wild, busy and full of fun!

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