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Thursday, September 29, 2016

The beauty of Autumn...

The new DRS designs challenge this week is a
Autumn Wonders.

For my card I used the Open Leaf

I stamped it repeatedly masking as I stamped.

Then I used my new Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens to color the leaves. These pens are so fun you can use water if you want a lighter water color look. They blend great and you can us the over the top of you Copic. They have so much sparkle.

After coloring the leaves I made a frame and mat then used a white jell pen for the stitch marks.

The Beauty Of Autumn   was stamped with white color box pigment ink then embossed with white embossing powder on vellum.

On the inside I used the Changing Leaves and Coco Brown. I stamped the Medium Silhouette Leaf that I colored on the stamp with the sparkle pen.

Join in the fun.

Have a wonderful day,


Sunday, September 25, 2016

Scary,Creepy Halloween

Hi all, I know the calendar says it is fall but the thermometer says it July Hot, Hot, Hot. It makes it hard to think about ghost walks and hayrides. Which are some of my favorite fall actives. And Scary movies, the scariest of them all is what you cant see. To me this Raven is super creepy why is he there what does he see.  

For my card today I started by sponging the background with 
Distress Ink, squeezed lemonade,and wild honey Memento tancelo, peanut brittle. If you have trouble sponging on the Memento cover the card with a coating of the lightest Distress Ink in this case the squeezed lemonade. Then adding the other colors on top. Once the background was dry I stamped the The Raven with Color Box Black then clear embossing powder. I very carefully colored the limb with brown Copic. The Accent Bats were stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black. 

For the greeting I stamped and embossed the Run in Fear then sponged the same colors over the top.

The spider web is a ms punch and the background is a embossing folder.

On the inside I used the Witches Brew Halloween Greeting.

Have a wonderful day,


Thursday, September 22, 2016

Ghost Treat Bag

Hi all, today is the first day of Fall and I am so ready, it is my favorite time of year. And one of my favorite Holidays is Halloween and that goes with DRS designs new challenge. 
Trick or Treat.

How fun is that, I hope you will join us in a little candy,candy,candy fun.


I decided to do a oldie but a goodie 
a envelope treat bag.

I stamped the Ghost Family Portrait   and used Tombow and Copic Markers.

The greeting is Smell My Feet Halloween .

Have some fun with this challenge.

Here is a link to making the Treat Bag. 

Have a wonderful day,


Monday, September 19, 2016

Autumn Leaves

I have been playing with colors today. All the coloring was done with Copic. The DRS designs stamps that I used were Open Leaf,  Fall Leaf with Acorn, and the Long Tall Cattails. The greeting is 1 line Beauty of Autumn.

Have a wonderful day,


Sunday, September 18, 2016

Zombie Gal

Hi all, I'm back with one more new Zombie Stamp. For this one I used a different color combination. She is coming
 to give you a hug.

I stamped the Zombie Gal and colored her with Copic markers then used a oval to die cut her and the mat that is behind. The Beware Zombie Sign  was fussy cut. I stamped part of the Empty Spider Web in the corner.

On the inside the Monster Hugs Greetings was stamped and colored with Glaze Pens a die was used to emboss the edge. and the Empty Spider Web was stamped in the corner.

Have a wonderful day,


Thursday, September 15, 2016

Peculiar Pumpkins

Hello all,
it's time for the new DRS designs challenge and the challenge this week is a color challenge.


I just love these colors, don't you.

For my card I used the Peculiar Pumpkin Patch , and the Batty Happy Halloween.

I stamp the Peculiar Pumpkin Patch and colored with Copic Markers then fussy cut. To add a little sparkle I covered the pumpkins with a clear Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pen. 

For the background I stamped the Batty Happy Halloween with Black Color Box ink then embossed with clear embossing powder.Distress Ink in Seedless Preserves, Dusty Concord, and Shaded Lilac was sponged over the card. This was layered on to a orange card.

Join us in this fun challenge so was can see what you do with these beautiful colors.

Have a wonderful day,


Sunday, September 11, 2016

Beware of Zombies

Good morning all, 

For my card today I used the the new Zombie Hand Wave after stamping and coloring I fussy cut the hand and the hill, then glued it to the gray die cut card that I stamped part of the Beware of the Zombie Sign. This was glued to black cs that I added some gauze and the fussy cut RIP Tombstone. The background paper was stamped with the Empty Spider Web this was attached to a black card.

Have a wonderful day,