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Lily's Little Pony

Lily’s Little Pony

Lily's Little Pony

A very special girl just turned 3, and she told me that she liked My Little Pony toys.  I had this image from Scrapper’s Delights that I knew would be perfect for her card :)  I printed off the sentiment at the same time I printed the image, then colored it up with my Prismacolor pencils, adding some white gel pen accents.  I muddled around trying different layouts, but settled on a CAS design, bringing in the colors of the mane and tail with some rainbow plaid paper that I edged with millions (ok, it seemed like that many) of dots that I made with a white gel pen.  I matted everything with yellow and attached it to a pink card base :)

I’d like to enter this into the following:

Digi Stamps 4 Joy – #138 ATG + Special Birthday

Send a Smile 4 Kids – Birthday Fun 4 Kids

Through the Craft Room Door – ATG for the week of July 4

Fab N’ Funky – #358 Little Boys and Girls

Allsorts – #423 Magical and Mythical

Mermaid Wishes

Mermaid Wishes

Mermaid WishesHi there!! I’m celebrating Canada Day by hiding in my apartment, crafting, while about 60,000 people party about a half a block away!!  I colored this image Ribbon Mermaid, from Aurora Wings, during the week at work….I love that I can do stuff like that at work, when it’s slow, because I certainly can’t seem to find time any other way!!  I took different color groupings of SN markers, and my trusty white and sparkle gel pens each day, and finally got this beauty finished!  I think the guys at work would look if I started dragging my other tools to work, so I assembled this at home :)  I die cut various foliage pieces, using Tim Holtz, Cottage Cuts and Savvy dies, and a sea horse with a Spellbinders die.  I love the look of  cheesecloth on a mermaid card, so draped a strip around the image.  I finished of with some shells cut with a Marianne die, a sentiment that was pre cut, and a smattering of pearls.  I love the colors on this card, they remind me of a summers day at the beach :)

I’d like to enter this into:

Aurora Wings Challenge Blog – #52 Under the Sea

Creative Knockouts – #200 For the Girls

Kitty Bee’s Aloha Friday – #98 Girly Cards

Morgan’s ArtWorld – #13 ATG

A Perfect Time to Craft - #7 ATG

Little Sweetie

Sweet Little One

 Little SweetieHello, today I have a card featuring the image Precious by Conie Fong.  This little sweetie captured my heart as soon as I saw her.  I’m busy making baby cards, and thought that this image would be perfect for an extra special baby girl card!! I colored her up with my Prismacolor pencils, then die/fussy cut her out and matted the image with a pink cardstock that coordinated with the background paper that I found in my stash…..how pretty are all those beautiful pink daisies??  I used the sketch from The Sketchy Challenges

as my guideline for a layout.  I pretty much stuck exactly to the sketch, using coordinating cardstocks, lattice panels that I cut with a Sizzix die, and adding some pretty pink daisies, that I added Flower Soft centres to.

I’d also like to enter this into the following:

Allsorts Challenge – Week 421 Flower Power

The Ribbon Girl - June Use Any Image

Crafty Gals Corner – ATG #129

In the Pink – #122 Special Occasion

Bear Babies

Baby Bears

Hi there!! I hope you are enjoying your summer!!  Today I have a card for you that I made for the current challenge at Creative Fingers.  This challenge, we are being sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps

and Elvenstar Art

All of our challenges are ATG, so I hope you can join in the fun!!

Bear Babies

I was given the image  Teddy Bear Topper, by Bugaboo, to work with.  I’m running very short of baby girl cards, so I colored the bears, with my Prismacolors, in traditional “girly” colors.  I added the sentiment on my computer when I printed the image.  The image and sentiment pretty much say it all, so I went with a fairly simply design, using some coordinating stripe paper, and some baby die cuts, that I cut with a DoCraft die :)

I’d like to enter this into:

In The Pink – #122 Special Occasion

Floral Mask

Mask of Flowers

Floral MaskI fell in love with this image from Aurora Wings a while back, and finally got around to coloring it :)  The image is called Floral Masquerade, and I colored it with my SN markers, all the while holding my breath, because of the detail! I was so happy with the finished product, that I wanted to have a very simple card design, so the image could truly shine through.  I took 3 pieces of different gray and black card stock, and tore frames into them, then layered them over the image.  A big antique gold bow and some metal embellishments were all this fabulous image needed :)

I’d like to enter this into the following challenges:

Aurora Wings Challenge Blog – #50 My Secret Garden

Card Mania – #93 Buttons and/or Bows

Craft-Dee BowZ Monthly Challenge – June

Crafts Galore Encore – June Challenge

Creative Ladybirds Creations – #27 ATG

Smile!

Smile!

Smile!Hello!! I won this image on last month’s Club KennyK Facebook challenge, and just loooove it!! Retro Selfie is so sassy, but I just had to give her a vintage look when I chose my color palette.  I colored the image with my Prismacolors, then went to work assembling the card. The background paper is from a stack that was a magazine freebie a few years ago. I immediately thought of the film strip tape from Tim Holtz when I saw this image, as well as the die cut film strip that I had for ages. I didn’t have any pink roses in the shade I wanted, so I made these using a punch and paired them up with an off white rose from my stash and some gold fern leaves that I die cut with a Frantic Stamper die. It needed something more, so I coated some wire with Flower Soft, twisted it up, and added a few sprigs here and there. I stamped and embossed a gold “smile” sentiment, then stamped over it with black for a shadow effect.

I’d like to enter this into the following challenges:

Allsorts Challenge – Week 417, Vintage Style

Glitter N’ Sparkle – #241 ATG

The Paper Shelter – #296 Make It Digital

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – ATG

As You Like It Challenge – Favorite Reason to Make/Send Cards (other than birthday)….Why??   I love to make cards to make people smile, and brighten their day…..often writing a little note (or long letter) inside :)

Birthday Elegance

Twisted Elegance

Birthday EleganceHi there :) Today I have my first twisted easel card!! I don’t believe I haven’t made one before, as I love the look!  I used the stunning Camellia image from Aurora Wings, and colored it in my all time favorite color combination. I just purchased the lattice die, part of a set – Butterfly and Lattice – from Sizzix. I can tell that this die will be getting a lot of use!! I dug through my flowers, and didn’t have any that were the “right” shade of red, so I touched a few up with my markers :)  I arranged the flowers over a die cut fluorish by Cheery Lynn.  I wasn’t sure what to do for a sentiment, but came across the “enjoy” in my stash, and paired it up with the Happy Birthday, that I inherited from my mom’s stash when she died….the set that it comes from is probably close to 50 years old!!

I’d like to enter the following challenges with this card:

Aurora Wings Challenge Blog – #50 My Secret Garden

Power Poppy – Frame It Up

Incy Wincy – Black & White plus One Other Color

Double D – Flowers Galore

Crafting When We Can – Black & White with a Splash of Color

Baby Bear

Baby Girl

Baby BearHi there :)  We have a new ATG challenge over at Creative Fingers, and the sponsor is the one and only Teddy Bo!!!

I was so excited when I received my May Teddy Bea02 image, and could hardly wait to color her up with my SN markers :)  The rest of the girls have made some amazing cards with their Teddy Bo images as well, so stop by the blog and be inspired!!  After coloring the image, I found some pink printed and pink glitter paper, a small piece of pink lace, and mauve ribbon, and lay everything out.  The sentiment was cut with a DoCraft die that I borrowed from a good friend.  I punched some stars to put in the corners to go with both the stars on one of the papers and the glittery paper.  I hope you make the time to enter a project at Creative Fingers….ATG, with a chance to win some adorable images :)

I’d like to enter this into the following challenges:

Inky Chicks – #83 Baby Card

Simon Wednesday Challenge – Furry Friends

Creative Inspirations – #275 ATG

Lemon Shortbread Challenge – #42 ATG

Sweet Friend

Sweet Friend

Sweet FriendHello!! I recently won this image from Conie Fong :)  Braids In My Hair really wowed me when it was first released – but I had so many projects in the works that I never got around to getting it…when I won it, I was more than thrilled, and got right to it :)  I colored her up with my Prismacolor pencils, then sat and looked at the finished product, waiting for inspiration to hit!! Conie has a challenge to use ribbon on her Facebook group, so that was a starting point.  I wanted to do something a bit different with the ribbon, so I made some flowers from a pale yellow grosgrain that I had in my stash.  I stitched some seed pearls and a pink bead to the centers to coordinate with the yellow flowers in the image.  I had ONE pink rose left which was perfect here :)  The fern leaves are cut with a Frantic Stamper die that I just got.  I punched a few little blue blossoms to coordinate with the bow.  Corners were cut with my Cricut (Picturesque), and the butterfly was done using a bargain die that I got off Amazon, great deal, but I waited for forever and a day to receive it.  I stamped a little LDRS sentiment (discontinued) onto a scalloped square (Elegant Edges) with the Cricut, and added a bow from the same ribbon as the flowers.  Some pearls finished this off :)

I’d like to enter this into:

Allsorts Challenge – Week 412, I Spy…something that starts with “B”  I have: Braid, Bow, Butterfly, Blue, Blooms

Di’s Digi Designs Challenge – Use Something Digital

Addicted to Stamps Challenge – Not a Square Card

The Ribbon Girl – April “Use Any Image” Challenge

Fantabulous Cricut Challenge – #299 Spring

Mermaid Fantasy

Mermaid Fantasy

Mermaid FantasyI simply love mermaids, and Ching Chou Kuiks are some of my all time favorites!! So, with the challenge theme over at the Ching Chou Kuik Inspiration and Challenge Blog being Under the Sea, I just HAD to do another card up :)  For this card, I used Embrace the Ocean.  I was inspired by the cool tones of the color picture of this image in the store, so gave it a go to see what I could come up with.  I used my Prismacolor pencils for this, in tones of blue, purples and greys and enhanced the pearls with tiny bits of Stickles.  I’m not happy with how the colors show up on my picture, but it was taken in natural light, and I kept snapping away until my battery died :)  Anyways….I found a pretty DP for the background, and tore some fiber-y paper up to serve as a back drop for the image.  I cut the anchor and the waves with my Cricut, and topped the waves with Stickles as well.  I had the adhesive lace border kicking around in my stash for ages.  I tried a bunch of different colored ribbon, but figured that navy would be the best….and of course I didn’t have one speck of navy ribbon!!  I rummaged through my closet, and scored!! You know those ribbons on the inside of women’s tops??? Some very cool colors in there….and navy was the coolest color for today!!  Silver roses, some mauve and white flowers with blue pearl centres, glitzy mesh….stuff….from my flower arranging days (oh my, I have soooo much stuff that isn’t even related to cardmaking!!), and a silver seashell charm finished my card off just the way I wanted :)

I’m entering this into the following:

Ching Chou Kuiks Inspiration Challenge -April – Under the Sea