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Sunday, May 29, 2016

Big Mouth

Hi all, today's card is for all the people in your life that love to fish.

I started with the yellow cardstock and cut a square from the center them I layered the teal paper behind and cut a smaller square.

The fishing pole was stamped on the yellow cardstock with the hook going over the edge.

On white I stamped the 

I used the fishing pole to stamp the hook in the corner.

Then I used the Four Flower Background to add some color across the bottom.
Copic's were used to color everything.

The Jumping At The Chance was stamped onto white then the Four flower was stamped over the top. Using the Matting basic dies to cut it out and make a teal mat. 

Have a wonderful day,


Thursday, May 26, 2016

Everything Golf

Today I'm back with a new DRS designs challenge,
                     and the Challenge is                                                      "Play Ball"                                (anything that uses a ball)

I started with a strip of watercolor paper and used different colors of green covered the entire strip. Then with Memento Tuxedo Black ink I stamped the Everything Golf Background

Then I stamped the Silhouette Male Golfer and die cut, then with the watercolor I added some streaks of green and blue.

Then I stamped the Small Happy Father's Day on the yellow cardstock and cut it with a tag die. Copics were used to color in the Father. Some twine and a button finished the card.

Join in the fun.

Have a wonderful day,



Tuesday, May 24, 2016

This and That

Hi everyone, I know I have not been posting very much these days but life has taken a hard turn and I had to put my priorities in order. We were doing some much needed remolding on the house in the middle of all that I had to put my Daddy on Hospice. So now everyday is a new challenge. Some days I stamp  some I don't but lots of the time there is know time to take photos or do blog post . So today I wanted to catch up on some post of things that I have had for awhile.

First up

A few months ago I got one of those Copic sketchbooks. I have not done a lot but I do enjoy working in it, I am using it to keep up with Copic color combinations.

One thing I have learned is to place a piece of scrap paper behind the page that I am coloring because it will bleed through to the next page as you can see on the page with the strawberries.

In the past when I have posted card I have said that I colored ribbon with Copic markers and I though I would try and show you how I did this.

This is what I use Seam binding, 97% Alcohol I a spray bottle You can use colorless bender but the alcohol is a lot cheaper and you can get it at Walmart.

I use the chisel tip to color the ribbon.

 If you want the shabby look spray with alcohol and scrunch. You can use a baggie or gloves for this part to keep the ink off your hands. The Alcohol is also good for removing the ink from you hands and to clean up.

I hope you can use some of these tips.

Have a wonderful day,


Sunday, May 22, 2016

Strength & Dignity

Happy Sunday everyone, today I have another new DRS designs stamp that would be perfect for all of you that do that beautiful Bible journaling.

I stamped the new Strength & Dignity Greeting
in Summer Sky then over stamped the 
Winged Angel in silver, using a oval die and the out of the box technique. I added a few more oval layers and some silver twine to complete the card.

In this close up You can read the greeting better.

Have a wonderful day,


Saturday, May 21, 2016

Golfing Birthday

Hi all, DRS designs is at it again they are the sponsor for the Digi Designs Challenge Blog 
and the challenge is For The Boys.

I stamped DRS designs Golf Bag and colored it with Copic markers. For the panel on the right I used the Erasable Ink technique. 

I cut a circle and embossed it in the dotted Swiss embossing folder. The Small 1 Line Happy Birthday  
was stamp with tuxedo black and die cut. The background was stamped with the 

Have a wonderful day,


Friday, May 20, 2016

Snowman Book

Today DRS designs is the sponsor for the challenge at Craft Challenge.
The challenge is Christmas a great opportunity so get started on all those Christmas cards.

For my card I cut the largest Labels Seven die  cut one from white and one from red. On the white cardstock stamp the Snowman Smiles on the other side stamp the Simple Snowman. Color with Copic markers.For the bookmark use a five inch strip of the  ¼ inch Teaific Tape cover one side with the red glitter remove the backing and cover with the red glitter attach with ⅛ inch Teaific Tape down the center of the book. Add tape to the center and side of the red cardstock attach the white in the center then making it bow attach to the red so the edge shows. With the Sickles add dots of snow. On white cardstock stamp the Snow Background with Summer Sky  then emboss in the embossing folder. Attach to the red cardstock then a white card.

I hope you will have as much fun with this challenge as I did.

Have a wonderful day,


Thursday, May 19, 2016

Tall Pines Fathes Day

I'm back with a new DRS designs Color Challenge.

I love these beautiful cool colors they are perfect for a father day card witch will be here before we know it.

For today's card I used the Double Tall Pines I love this stamp it has so many uses. After coloring it with Copic markers I trimmed it and added a dark green mat. The new Small Happy Father's Day was stamped on light green cardstock and the father was colored with Copic markers.The strip across the bottom is Tan the dark green with the button and twine.

Join us in this inspiring challenge.

Have a wonderful day,


Sunday, May 15, 2016

Faith, Hope, Love

Hi all,
The new DRS design stamp that I am using today would be perfect for all of you doing Bible Journaling.

It's Faith,Hope, Love Greeting 872E that will be available soon. It was stamped with Peacock Distress Ink. Then using the same ink I used my favorite background stamp 
                     Polka Dot Background .                       The teal paper was embossed in a embossing folder I added some ribbon and used foam tape to attach it to a white card.

Have a wonderful day,


Thursday, May 12, 2016


Hi all, this week the new DRS designs challenge is It's a Guy Thing!, so lets see those masculine cards.

For my card I stamped the Golfer Duff then colored him with Copic markers. For the background I stamped the Argyle Background with Coco Ink then colored with Copic markers. Then the new soon the be relisted Especially Fore You Greeting was stamped with Coco ink.

Fore the inside I used the new Par-fect Golf Birthday Greeting and a strip of the left over Argyle trim.

Join in the fun.

Have a wonderful day,


Sunday, May 8, 2016

Mothers Day Greeting

Happy Mothers Day

My prayer for is that you get to spend a wonderful day with your mom.

For my card I stamped the Violet Teacup  colored with Copic markers a jell pen was used on the edges. The Happy Mothers Day is from the Mothers Day Greeting this is a great way to get more use from your stamps.

I used some yellow Perfect Pearls for the center of the flowers.

The inside using the Mothers Day Greeting.

Have a wonderful day,


Thursday, May 5, 2016

Distress Fishing

Hi everyone, the  new DRS designs challenge is Distressed. How fun is that.

For the sign on this card I used water color paper and water colors, After is was dry I stamped I stamped the Fishing Rules then it was fussy cut. For the brown card stock I tore the edges then used the pad to paper technique and rubbed Walnut Stain over the edges. The fish is from the Jumping Fish it was fussy cut. For the blue layer I tore the edges.

Join in the fun.

Have a wonderful day,


Sunday, May 1, 2016

Bee Happy Birthday

Hi all, what a week it's been! But the work men are gone (thank god) and I almost have everything back in place. I am so happy with how everything has turned out. And I am so happy to have my craft room back so I can start a card walk away and come back later to finish.

Today I have a quick card to share.

I stamp the Bee Happy with Rose Bud ink, sponged some Antiqe Linon around the edges, then die cut. Some ribbon was added and layered on to pink card stock. The background was made using the Lines O'Plenty Background and the Splatter Background 

Have a wonderful day,