You're a Hoot! ~

Sunday, April 28, 2013

I just received these Stair Step Cards in the mail and had to play with oneLove this little owl!

Outer Stair Step Card Kit - The Paper Cut
Lagoon Cardstock - CTMH
Leaf Paper - DCWV's Green Stack
Digital Image & Sentiment - Paper Smooches (free)
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, Oval and Oval Scallop Nestie, distresser tool, twine, button, pop dots and white glue.

Caught Something? ~

Saturday, April 27, 2013

The Hambo Hoedown Challenge this week is to make "Anything but a Card" so I made this little feel better box.  It has some tissue, a Vitamin C pack, and some cough drops.

Digital Image & Sentiment - Hambo Stamps-Fish Hooks
Cardstock - Stampin' Up/River Rock and CTMH/Lagoon
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, Cricut-CTMH Artiste Cartridge (box), oval nestie, embossing folder, distressing tool, crochet thread, twine, sequins (they're back!), pearls, pop dots and white glue.
 
 

Flip Flops! ~

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Need I say more?!  It is definately flip-flop weather here in Arizona and I hope it soon will be warming up in your area too!  This is for the Tuesday Morning Sketch #195 Challenge this week!

Digital Image - Mayzy Art 
Digital Sentiment - Create with TLC (free) 
Cardstock - Stampin' Up
Paper - Dovecraft/Garden Party
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, oval/oval scallop nestie, rectangle nestie, embossing folder, distressing tool, flowers, twine, pop dots and white glue.

 

Sweet Sketch Wednesday 203-44 ~

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Happy Sweet Sketch Wednesday 203-44!  The wonderfully talented artist and generous sponsor of our Challenge this week is Jodie of Bugaboo Stamps....woohoo!!  If you are into digital images, then you probably already know that Jodie's are probably one of the most popular out there.  I don't even know how many are available to choose from, but the things that she comes up with are just plain fun, cute and downright amazing!

She also has a Challenge Blog as well called Catch the Bug, and there is always something fun happening there, including all of the inspiration for the Design Team to check out.

The Grand Prize winner this week will receive 7 digital images to choose from! 

Digital Stamp - Bugaboo Stamps/Girlz-Jeans
Digital Sentiment - Create with TLC
Cardstock - Stampin' Up
Papers - My Mind's Eye/Indie Chic-Saffron
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, square nestie, craftworkcards candi, ric-rac, ribbon and white glue.
 
  

Party Animal ~

Monday, April 22, 2013

This one is for the Hambo Hoedown Challenge 111-Webbing/Mesh.  Cute cow right?!

Digital Image - Hambo Stamps-Farm Cow
Digital Sentiment - Create with TLC
Cardstock - Stampin' Up
Papers - My Mind's Eye-Lost & Found/Sunshine
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, Webbing/Mesh, pop dots and white glue.

April Showers bring May Flowers ~

Sunday, April 21, 2013

When I saw the Rain/Umbrella challenge at DigiHaven I remembered that I hadn't done my April Showers card yet this year, so here is Ava from Bugaboo Stamps.

Digital Image - Ava
Digital Sentiment - Bross Art Addiction (free)
Cardstock - Office Supply
Papers - Cosmo Cricket 6x6 Mini Deck/Baby Jane
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, flower punch, circle nestie, cricut (scallop circle, banners), rhinestones, ink/sponge, ribbon, pop dots and white glue.
    

Thankful ~

Saturday, April 20, 2013

This is for a new Challenge Blog that I came across called Fusion.  I used the Sketch and the photo for this "Fusion" of thankfulness!!

Digital Sentiment - Paper Smooches (free)
Cardstock - Stampin' Up
Papers - My Mind's Eye-Bramble Rose 6x6 Paper Pad
Other Stuff - Cricut (flowers and leaves, and scallop circle), circle nestie,  ribbon, craftworkcards candi, ink/sponges, distresser, ribbon, and white glue.
 

 

Sweet Sketch Wednesday 202 ~

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Happy Sweet Sketch Wednesday 202!!  The generous monthly sponsor this week is DigiStamp Boutique, and they have been with us for so long and yet there are so many digital images to choose from I can never decide which one to use!  

Me being the coffee lover that I am I was drawn to this cute polka dot cup and fun sentiment right away.  Love it!!

The Grand Prize winner this week will receive 6 free digital images from the Boutique to choose from!

Digital Image & Sentiment - DigiStamp Boutique-Coffee Break
Cardstock - Bazzill, CTMH/Lagoon
Papers - Kraft, DCWV/All Dressed Up Stack (polka dot), DCWV/Summer Dreams/Striped
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, circle nestie, cricut (circle, pointy circle, and flowers), crafworkcards candi, jute twine, ink/sponge, pop dots and white glue. 


You Brightened My Day ~

Monday, April 15, 2013

I always say I need to have more thank you cards on hand, so that's what this one is for today, with one of my favorite Pink Petticoat sets.

Digital Image & Sentiment - Pink Petticoat/Simply Delightful
Cardstock - Stampin' Up
Papers - Cosmo Cricket's 6x6 Mini Deck/Evangeline
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, doily, ribbon, button, crochet thread, round nestie, cricut (scalloped round), pop dots and white glue.
 
 

Tweet Yourself! ~

Sunday, April 14, 2013

What a silly little bird, and leave it up to the designers at Hambo Stamps to come up with another fun image and sentiment!  This is for the Hambo Hoedown challenge 110/Feathers using Bird Egg.

I had an extra feather, so I used it on the inside!


Digital Image & Sentiment - Hambo Stamps - Bird Egg
Feather Digital - Paper Smooches (free)
Cardstock - Random
Papers - DCWV's Green Stack
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, edge distresser, oval nestie, twine, pop dots and white glue.

Bee Happy ~

Saturday, April 13, 2013

I made another Bib Overlay card with this cute little bee freebie. He sure puts a smile on my face, and I hope it will for you too!

Digital Image and Sentiment - Paper Smooches (free)
Bib Overlay Card Kit - The Paper Cut
Paper/Paper Embellishments - Authentique/Renew line
Other Stuff - ProMarker, beehive embossing folder, circle nestie, glitter, twine, CTMH flower, craftworkcards candi, and white glue. 

 

Count the Stars ~

Wednesday, April 10, 2013


The sponsor of this week's challenge is Stamp Fairy!  Mimi here is so amazingly sweet, just like all of the other images of her!  If you haven't shopped there before, there are all kinds of little darlings like her, and teddy bears and lots of fun holiday things to choose from too.  

The Grand Prize winner this week will receive a $10 Gift Certificate, so be sure to join in on the fun with this great sketch for the chance to win!

Digital Image - Stamp Fairy - Mimi/Stars
Digital Sentiment - Create with TLC 
Cardstock - Stampin' Up
Papers - Bo Bunny
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, edge distresser (what a mess I made...hehe), flowers (CTMH), craftworkcards candi, pearls, lace, jute, and white glue.



 

 

Orange You Glad? ~

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Such cute little kids ~ they crack me up!!  Of course they are from Hambo Stamps and this is for the Hambo Hoedown 109 Color Challenge/Orange, yellow and aqua.  I also used the sketch from Retro Sketches this week #58.

Digital Images & Sentiments - Hambo Stamps - Orange/Yam Kids
Cardstock - Stampin' Up
Papers - Colorbok/Light Bright 6x6 Designer Pad
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, twine button, pop dots and white glue.





Hey Birthday Girl ~

Saturday, April 6, 2013

This is a super quick and easy card that I had a dream about last night, so I had to get up and put it together this morning!  So many freebies out there just make it even more fun to create!

Digital Birthday Girl - Kirsty Wiseman (free) 
Digital Sentiment - Desert Diva (free)
Die Cut Card - The Paper Cut - Bib card
Paper - Cosmo Cricket - Twenty-Three Mini Deck 
Other Stuff - Circle nestie, chevron embossing folder, cricut (flower), small circle punch, Rhinestone jewel (Stampin' Up), sheer ribbon, pop dots and white glue.


You Make the World a Better Place ~

Wednesday, April 3, 2013


The wonderful sponsor of this week's Challenge is The Doodle Garden and the artist's name is Jennifer L Nilsson.  The generous Grand Prize up for grabs this week is 5 single digital images from her Etsy Shop!!  There are pages of adorable designs there and an adorable elephant and dragonfly image that I MUST have too!!

Me being the Peace & Luv hippie that I am, you know this darling gal jumped right into my computer this week, and it was a hoot to create with her!  It just so happened that I had a little bit of some Peace sign paper laying around too (wink, wink), and voila here you have it!

This is a super fun sketch to create with, and we can't wait to see what you come up with this week when you join us!  Can you believe this is our 200th Sketch....yippee!!  Join in the fun!

Digital Image - Doodle Garden - Groovy Peace Girl   
Digital Sentiment - Create with TLC 
Cardstock - Michael's pre-made card (I just scallop cut the bottom)
Papers - Peace Sign - Michael's, Hearts - Colorbok - Light Bright 6x6 Pad
Other Stuff -  ProMarkers, scallop scissor, circle nestie, cricut (circle and flowers), craftworkcards candi, crochet thread, pop dots and white glue.





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