Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Simon Says Stamp-Anything Goes

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Welcome to Wednesday and the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.....I luv Wednesdays....teeehehehe.

This weeks challenge is anything goes!

Don't forget every week at Simon Says Stamp we give away a $50 voucher...woohoo...definitely worth playing for!


I had a blast using the Lawn Fawn stamps, they are amazing! I added a little birthday banner to the sentiment, the banner is the cutest stamp, I luv it! I also added gemstone sequins to the banner for a little more frou frou. The side banners cut with the Lawn Fawn Cut Dies are sweet too. I had a blast with this card, hope you are inspired to play along with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, you could win a $50 voucher to the Simon Says Stamp Store...sparkle & shine!

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: anything goes
Sweet Sunday Sketch: sketch/SSS217

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Waltzingmouse Preview Day 1-For YOU

  •     Welcome, to the Waltzingmouse previews; I am peeking the stamp set Tag Collection 1. You will want the entire release! I soooo luv the "for you" sentiment, check out the shadow....I luv this.....aaaaamazing! I have also used the stunning heart from the Waltzingmouse set called My Heart, one of my favorite WM sets. Be sure to hop along to all the DT and see what that created. You should have come from Renee's Blog and the next stop is Tosha's Blog, have fun....sparkle & shine!

  • Lynn 
  • Julia 

Color Throwdown Guest-Happy Birthday

I am sooooo happy to being sharing that I ma the Color Throwdown Guest this week....eeeccckkkkk...I adore CTD, the DT, and their color combos ROCK! These colors are awesome and Tammy is this weeks hostess. I sure hope you will join us for the fun! I am in search for a few good vintage pieces of pyrex now...thanks I have used the Cardabilities sketch, their sketches ROCK too! Click on the links below to go directly to the items I used. Two fabulous challenges equals lots of fun for me....sparkle & shine!

Cardabilities: sketch/#97
Color Throwdown: colors/CTD290

Monday, April 28, 2014

Mojo Monday/MOJO343-Awesome

It is tall & skinny week at the Mojo Monday Blog, I adore tall & skinny cards! They are super cute and look perfect when standing! I have used the new Verve Plain Jane called Being Awesome! Have you seen the new revisited release at Verve? Check them out here! I stained the half doily and then spritzed it with Heidi Swapp shine, added some hemp twine, and my all time favorite sequins Shine Bright Sequin Mix....eeeecccckkk...these are darlin...I could use them on every Hope you play along with us this week...sparkle & shine!

Friday MashUP: polka dots/FM157
Mojo Monday: sketch/MOJO343

Thinking Of You

Good morning, I am sharing a sweet card using the Waltzingmouse Stamp Set called Funky Flowers, a favorite set of mine! I have used the Funky Flowers Die set to cut the flower, pure perfection. The sentiment is from the set Big Day Today, super CAS card but oh so fun! I popped the flower up on pop dots, a enamel dot for the center, and a few clear sequins to accent my card. I hope you are inspired to create....sparkle & shine!

Dynamic Duos: colors/DD100
Unscripted Sketches: sketch/#254

Sunday, April 27, 2014


I have used the Spellbinders In'Spire Feathers Dies for this card. I used crackled embossing paste mixed with Heidi Swapp mist for color; it turned out very cool looking! I used the Exclusive Simon Says Stamp Sketched Alphabet to stamp the HB...happy birthday! One small enamel dot to accent and add a little more peach color...very sweet! The links below will take you directly to what I used in my card, I hope you are inspired to create....sparkle & shine!

Craft Your Passion: pastel colors
Just Be Creative: anything goes
Wanna Sketch: sketch/#15

For You

I am sharing another card created using the Spellbinders In'Spire Bicycle Die, isn't is darlin? I added a gorgeous bunch of flowers to the basket....eeeccckkk, I adore the look! I would luv to be riding on a country road right now...*grin* I circle cut some chevron black and white designer paper to resemble spokes, sorta cute; don't ya think? I added the seam binding ribbon with a sweet tag sentiment. I played along with a few challenges, check out the links below and click on the pictures below to take you directly to the items I used in my card. I hope you where inspired, either to create or ride your bicycle....teeehehehe...sparkle & shine!

Color Throwdown: CTD289
Seize The Sketch: sketch/STS18

Saturday, April 26, 2014


I have used the Caged Spellbinders In'spire Die for this card, I die cut the bottom part of the dress a different color to allow for the bird to show up more. I then addd stickles to the bird to allow it to show case from the cage. The sentiment is a Simon Says Stamp set called Absolutely Delightful, a great sentiment set to have on hand. I used the awesome Freshly Made Sketch for my card today.....sparkle & shine!

Freshly Made Sketches: sketch/FMS133

Friday, April 25, 2014

Verve Release Hop-Bright Side of Life

Welcome to our Classic Verve {revisited} Release Hop! Along with two brand new plain janes, we've got two classic Verve compilation sets, a coordinating die set and some shiny new sequins releasing today! Hop along with us to see some classic Verve made new again!
Want to win some shiny new Verve? We'll be picking a random commenter on one of the hop spots below to win a $40 gift voucher to the Verve store! So be sure to leave a little comment on all the blogs below to increase your chances! Check out the Verve Blog today for all the prize info and deadlines!

Hop List:
1. Julee7. Jen
2. Amber8. Laurie
3. Andrea9. Marisa
4. Charmaine10. Maureen
5. Christyne11. Stacey
6. Janelle12. Teresa

Stamps:Petals & Wings(Verve Stamps)
Paper: White Card Stock, So Noted and Sew Lovely Designer Paper(Carta Bella), and Glimmer Paper(SU)
Ink: Archival Jet Black(Ranger) and Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, Midnight Muse(SU) 
Accessories: A Cut Above Leafy Sprigs Die Set and Wings & Petals Die Set by Verve, Deckled Scissors, Scissors, Doily, Washi Tape, Distressing Tool, Enamel Dots, 3D Foam Dots, and Glue Dots 

Colour Me: colors/CMCC17
Retro Sketches: sketch/RS111

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Simon Says Stamp-CAS

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Hello friends, what day is it? Yes you guess it, it is hump day and that means it is time for Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge...woop,woop!

This weeks challenge is to make it CAS, with the option of a one layer card.

Don't forget every week at Simon Says Stamp we give away a $50 voucher...woohoo...definitely worth playing for!

I have used the sweet Hero Arts stamp set called Friendship Frames, it is a darlin set! I have used two different brands of designer paper, My Mind's Eye Mildred and Carta Bella Sew Lovely. I used a tiny piece of a doily and scattered a few Hero Art Clear Gemstones. that completes my CAS card. Be sure to check out the other gals from Simon Says Stamp, you don't wanna miss what they have to share...sparkle & shine!

Crafting by Design: anything goes
Lexi's Creations: focus on sentiment
Simon Says Stamp: CAS/optional one layer
Sketchbook Saturday: sketch/#120

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Monday, April 21, 2014

Mojo Monday/MOJO342-Hello Friend

Good morning and welcome to my take on this weeks Mojo Monday sketch. I have used A Cut Above Vintage Oval Die by Verve for the sentiment shape. The sentiment is a peek of a Plain Jane Hello Friend that is to come this Friday; YEP, you read it correct; a Verve release! I have used the colors from Colour Me, so soft and pretty. I kept my card super simple and of course I made it tall. I cannot wait to see what you create....sparkle & shine!

Colour Me: colors/CMCC16
Mojo Monday: sketch/MOJO342

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Happy Birthday

A super fun card using the gorgeous sketch from Monday Lunchtime Sketch and the amazing colors from the Color Throwdown. I had such fun with this card, I used a Tim Holtz stemcil and white embossing new found luv...teehehehe. It is a super simple way to add texture, depth, and savvy goodness! I have used some bloomers from my stash, sweet twine, and enamel sweeeet! Sure hope you have an awesome day...sparkle & shine!

A Blog Named Hero: layers/dimension 
Color Throwdown: colors/CTD288
Monday Lunchtime: sketch/TSSC310
Stamping Chef: anything goes

Friday, April 18, 2014

Viva la Verve April WK 3-Happy Birthday

I adore this weeks sketch and inspiration photo for Viva la Verve...Laurie is this weeks hostess. I have used the Verve set Treasured Words and the Jotted Heart Die, luv, luv, luv these colors....sweeeeet! I have embossed the heart and then added some Mister Huey's ink splatter. I also added my beloved clear gems, so darlin. I sure hope you are inspired to create...sparkle & shine!

Viva la Verve: sketch/VLVAPR2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Happy Birthday

I have created this fun card using Sketch Saturday sketch, Simon Says Stamp is the sponsor this week...a $25 voucher is the prize so it is definitely worth playing for! I have used Wendy Vecchi Embossing Paste...I luv this look! I have used Paper Smooches die and stamp for the frame and the sentiment is Lawn Fawn, click on the pictures blow to go directly to the item. I had a blast with this card...sparkle & shine!

Cure For The Monday Blues: hoppy eggstravaganza/#13
Sketch Saturday: sketch/#305

Simon Says Stamp-Just A Note


Good morning, it is Wednesday and you know what that means? Yep, Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, the best part of the week!

This weeks challenge is Animal Antics.

Don't forget every week at Simon Says Stamp we give away a $50 voucher...woohoo...definitely worth playing for!


I have used a Pink Paislee Chipboard Butterfly, I luv these! I have spritzed it with Mister Huey's Color Mist and added a Jolee's gemstone. I textured the tiny piece of notebook paper using a Tim Holtz embossing folder called Notebook and EK Success Binding Edge Border Punch. The sweet sentiment is from the Stampendous set Happy Flowers. The gorgeous papers are Glitz Carpe Diem, luv the softness of this pack. I can't wait to see what you create this week...sparkle & shine!

613 Avenue Create: anything goes
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge: patterned paper
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: animal antics
Sister Act Card Challenge: anything goes
Through The Craft Room Door: anything goes
Wanna Sketch: sketch/#14

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