Wednesday, July 19, 2017

A Friendly Greeting

A Friendly Greeting

Along with this cute little card I have some exciting news for you today I will be joining the Design Team with Crafty Creations Challenges.  I'm so thrilled.  I look forward to working with these very talented ladies. Thank you Barbara Bruder from Art and Soul Creations.

For my first creation with the Crafty Creations Challenges, is this cute little bird image from Bugaboo Stamps who by the way is our sponsor for challenge #346 over the next two weeks. The winner will receive 4 free images of their choice.  This one is called Bug Bird Trio Summer.


I used various Copic Markers to color the image, then I layered it up with solid colored card stock from my stash.


Added a button with a little twine and topped it off with some Nuvo drops.

I hope you like this little card and thanks for stopping by.  Please come over to Crafty Creations Challenges and join us in our challenge.  We would love for you to join us and we cannot wait to see what you create.  And remember our Awesome Sponsor for this challenge is Bugaboo Stamps.

Hugs,
Kathy

Friday, July 14, 2017

Team Birthday Card #5

A Birthday Card for Sheree

Hello there, I have a card to share with you today.  This one is for one of the team co-workers in our department where I work.  As mentioned in previous posts, I create birthday cards for our team members.  This is the fifth card so far this year and I have three more to go.

For this card I decided to use a CC Designs stamp, Little Pixie Popsicle.


This card is a Surprise Pop Up card.  When you pull up on the ribbon, there is a hidden message underneath.  It is adhered to a top fold card base.  On the inside there is an additional image that reads "From all of us".


The patterned paper, button and ribbon are from my stash.


She is colored with Copic markers, which just happens to be my favorite coloring medium.  I added some wink of stella glitter brush pen to her Popsicle and covered it with some glossy accents.  I simply love the way she turned out.

Thanks for stopping by, hope you like my little creation.

Hugs,
Kathy

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Be Yourself

Be Yourself....


 When I seen this cute little stamp called Trixie from Mo's Digital Pencil, I was reminded of the times I use to play "Dress-Up" with my Mom's fancy dresses, high heels, hats and all her other goodies.


After printing her onto Neenah Solar White Card Stock, I colored her with my Copic Markers.
Skin: E04, 11, 21, 00,000 & 93
Hair:  E42, 43, 44 & 47
Shoes:  N8, 6, 4, 3, 1, & 0
Pinks:  R81, 83 & 85
Yellows: Y19, 17 & 13
Purples, BV04, 02, 01, 00, 000, 0000


The flowers on her dress were stamped with a small accent stamp, the dies, pattern papers and colored CS all are from my stash.



The bow was created using the Craft-Dee BowZ tool and accented with a pearl button.  The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.

Hugs,
Kathy

I am entering this card into the following Challenges:
A Crafty Calendar Challenge - Anything Goes (193 )

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Congratulations on your Giant Mega News


Congratulations on your Giant Mega News

Hi there, I have CAS card to share with you today.

It is the Ella and Friends Stamp set from Mama Elephant, and can be found here.


I colored the image using various Copic Markers

Card Stock:  Plain white CS from my stash,
Miscellaneous items: Tim Holtz Distress Inks, Sun Ray stencil from MFT

I hope I was able to inspire you today.  Thanks for stopping by.

Hugs,

Kathy

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Birthday Elephant

Birthday Elephant

Hi there, I have a CAS card to share with you today.

It is the Adorable Elephant Stamp set from My Favorite Things and can be found here.


I colored the image using various Copic Markers

I cut a piece of plain white Card Stock with a rectangle die and stamped it with a Happy Birthday background stamp from my stash with Versa Mark Ink, then I applied white embossing powder, heated it with my heat tool. Then I applied Picked Raspberry Distress Ink from Tim Holtz with a blending tool.  I spritzed it with water to give it some distressing.

I cut the elephant and it's elements out and then added them to the circle with an action wobbler.

Dies:  Lawn Fawn Stitched Retangle and stitched Circle Dies
Miscellaneous items: Punched stars and an action wobbler

I hope I was able to inspire you today.  Thanks for stopping by.

Hugs,

Kathy

Monday, July 3, 2017

Birthday Bear

Birthday Bear

Hi there, I have a shaker card to share with you today.


It is from My Favorite Things, and can be found here.  Note: Their site says it is Out of Stock, not sure if it has been discontinued or not.

I colored the image using various Copic Markers

Card Stock: from my stash
Miscellaneous items:  various seed beads and sequins from my stash

I hope I have inspired you today.  Thanks for stopping by.

Hugs,
Kathy

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Birthday Card for a Dear Friend

Birthday Card for a Dear Friend

Hi, I have a Clean and Simple card to share with you today.  The images are from Mo's Digital Pencil.


The first image is Bella Birthday and can be found here.


The second image is Penelope's Party Wagon and can be found here.
  

I colored the images using various Copic Markers
Card Stock and Pattern papers:  Various from my stash.
Dies:  Cottage Cutz Circle Dies

I hope I was able to inspire you today.  Thanks for stopping by.

Hugs,
Kathy

I have entered my card in the following challenges:
A Bit More Time to Craft - Anything Goes (24)
Scrappers Delight - Anything Goes (15)
World Wide Open DT Challenge - Anything Goes (88)
7 Kids Challenge Blog - Anything Goes (32)
Crafty Calendar Challenges - Anything Goes ()

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Happy Summer

Let me start with I am so excited and thrilled to have been asked to join the Craft-Dee Bowz Design Team. It is an honor and privilege to be able to work with such amazing women on this team.  I have been dreaming of an opportunity like this for a while now and it has finally come true.

So here for my very first project and for the July's monthly challenge over at Craft-Dee Bowz, with the theme as always "Anything goes with a handmade bow."

The sponsor for this month's challenge is Bugaboo Stamps.  They will be offering the lucky winner 3 single digi images of their choice.  They have some adorable and fabulous images.

This particular image is called Bug Kidz Daisy.  Isn't she just adorable.


First I printed the image on Neenah Solar White 80 lb. card stock, colored her up with my copics and cut her out.


Copic markers used
Skin:  E04, 11, 21, 00, 000, 93 and R20
Hair:  Y21, 26, 28 and E35
Yellows:  YR24, Y17, 15, 13 & 11
Daisy Petals:  E41, 40 and colorless blender
Flower centers:  E35, 33, YR24 and 21
Reds:  R46, 27 and 24
Shoes:  N8, 6, 4 and 2


Flowers are from Wild Orchard Crafts.  The dies are made using the  LRDS  Allifair Build a Card and can be found here at 7 Kids Crafting Supplies.  Papers are from my stash.  I used Distress Oxide Inks for the background.



The bow was made using the amazing Craft-Dee Bowz bow maker which can be found here.  Easy Peasy and makes a perfect bow every time.

Thanks for stopping by, I hope you like my card.  And please join in the fun over at Craft-Dee Bowz and play along with us.

Hugs,
Kathy

I am submitting my card into the following challenges:

A Bit More Time to Craft - Anything Goes (20)
Crafty Calendar Challenge - Anything Goes (25)
Scrappers Delight - Anything Goes (14)
World Wide Open DT Challenge - Anything Goes (87)
7  Kids Challenge - Anything Goes (30)