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Hi, my name is Terri. I started crafting at an early age when my grandmothers taught me how to crochet and embroider on dish towels. Over the years I've tried many other crafting mediums, and have found my favorite in rubber stamping. My wonderful guy (Craig) supports me in everything I do........I'm very blessed!! I love learning new things and hopefully will inspire others to step out of their comfort zone and try a few new things. Thanks so much for stopping by....have a wonderful day!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 361

Hello and welcome to Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 361!  Our theme this week is "Fantasy" and our wonderful sponsor is AliciaBel.  My adorable mermaid image is called "Smug Little Mermaid" and she is colored with Copic markers.  I used stamp sets from Fun Stampers Journey to complete my card....the background wave stamp, the starfish and the sentiment.  I popped up the wave piece and one of the starfish with pop dots and added a few rhinestones for bling on the mermaid.  Please visit our wonderful sponsor and also check out the other great cards by our design team members at this week's challenge.  I'm looking forward to seeing your "fantasy" creation there.  Thanks so much for stopping by, and have a wonderful day!

Monday, September 18, 2017

PIP Challenge 1738

Welcome to Monday and PIP Challenge 1738.....an "Anything Goes" challenge sponsored this week by Bugaboo Stamps.  Be sure to visit Bugaboo to see their wide selection of awesome stamps....you will be in for a real treat!!  I chose this image called "Grow Old 4 Square" and cut the 4 squares apart. I layered each of them on black cardstock which were then layered on gold glitter cardstock and again on black cardstock.  I tied a black ribbon around the gold layer and decided to quit there.  I liked the simple look and plan to use this for an anniversary card.  Thank you so much for stopping by....please check out the other awesome cards by the design team members at this week's challenge and get your card linked up for a chance to win a prize from Bugaboo Stamps!  Have a wonderful day!

Monday, September 11, 2017

PIP Challenge 1737

Happy Monday, and welcome to PIP Challenge 1737!!  We are an "anything goes" challenge and sponsored this week by Fred She Said.  If you haven't visited their shop, please do so....you'll be really happy you did!!

I chose this adorable digital image called "Emma and Rosey" and colored it with Copic markers.  I used various die cuts to mount the image on and also an embossing folder by Darice. I added a few rhinestones in the corners and popped up the image with pop dots.  The sentiment is from Fun Stampers Journey.  Thank you so much for stopping by!  Please check out the other cards by our awesome design team members here and get your card linked up for a chance to win some product from our sponsor.  Have a wonderful day!

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 359

It's Tuesday and you know what that means......Yes!!  It's another Tuesday Throwdown Challenge.  This week is Challenge 359 and you need to use dies and/or punches.  Our wonderful sponsor is Bugaboo Stamps.  Be sure to check out all the awesome designs there!

I chose this adorable digital image called "Cownt Your Blessings" and colored it with Copic markers.  I used die cuts from Fun Stampers Journey and Memory Box  for the circles and layered them on Neenah patterned paper.  I used a Martha Stewart edge punch (star pattern) on the black paper and layered all this on white cardstock.  I glued a few of the star cut-outs with glue dots around the image. Thank you so much for stopping by - be sure to check out the awesome cards by the other design team members at this week's challenge, and get out those punches and die cuts and get your card linked up!  Have a wonderful day!!

Monday, September 4, 2017

PIP 1736

Hello, and welcome to PIP Challenge 1736!  We are an "Anything Goes" Challenge and are sponsored this week by Di's Digis.  I chose this adorable "Sleepy Bear" image and colored it with Copic markers.  I wasn't sure what to put for a caption, so I decided on this cute little sign about friendship.    Hoping you are having a nice holiday weekend and so glad that you took time to stop by!  Be sure to check out all the great products at our sponsor, Di's Digis, and also the other cards by the design team at PIP Challenge 1736.  Thanks, and have a wonderful day!

Monday, August 28, 2017

PIP 1735

Welcome to PIP Challenge 1735, an "Anything Goes" challenge, sponsored this week by Sasayaki Glitter.  Be sure to check out all the sweet designs by our sponsor!!  There are some incredible ones!

I fell in love with this little ant image....so cute and easy to work with!!  I colored the image with Copic markers and added a little bit of Sparkle Marker by Spectrum Noir on the flowers, leaves and heart. The sentiment and sequins are courtesy of Fun Stampers Journey.

Thank you for stopping by.  Be sure to check out the great card designs by the other design team members at PIP Challenge 1735, and get your card linked up for a chance to win!!  Have a wonderful day!

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 357


Welcome to Tuesday Throwdown Challenge #357, where our theme this week is "Add Metal".  Our sponsor is Digital Delights by Louby Loo, and they provided us with "Steampunk Tasha" image to work with.  Be sure to check out all the very cute designs at this week's sponsor.

I have to admit before I started working on this card, I knew NOTHING about steampunk, but I did a little research and learned quite a bit.  While it's not my style, I had a lot of fun making this card!! I think it's fun to step outside your comfort zone once in a while and try something new.  I used a Darice embossing folder with clock faces and inked it up with tan, brown and aqua colors. I colored the image with Copic markers and used die cuts from Wish.com for her and the border. I had these  metal doo dads in my stash, so I added them along with a Memory Box circle pattern die cut out of copper paper. The sentiment from Fun Stampers Journey is stamped on a small tag with a metal eyelet.

Thank you so much for stopping by.  Be sure to check out the other design team members' cards at the challenge, and be sure to get your "Add Metal" card linked up for a chance to win!  Have a wonderful day!!

Monday, August 21, 2017

PIP Challenge 1734

Happy Monday, and welcome to PIP Challenge 1734, where our theme  is "Anything Goes".  This week's sponsor is Bugaboo Stamps , and I chose this image called "Tulips and Bugs".  Be sure to check out all the awesome products at Bugaboo. I never get tired of looking at their site!

I colored the image with Copic markers and then added lots of sparkle with Spectrum Noir Sparkle Markers.  I love sparkle!!  The "Thinking of You" sentiment is from Fun Stampers Journey.  I'm so glad you stopped by....please check out the other awesome cards by the design team members at the challenge.  Looking forward to seeing your creation this week - who wants a chance to win product from Bugaboo???   Thanks for your comments, and have a wonderful day!!

Monday, August 14, 2017

PIP Challenge 1733

Oh boy, Oh boy, Oh boy!  It's someone's birthday and I bet you can't guess who!!  Yes, Craig had a birthday over the weekend and this is the card I made for him.  It's also Monday, which means it's time for a new PIP Challenge, where the theme is "Anything Goes".  Our sponsor this week is the wonderful MHK Designs.  I fell in love with this Sea Creatures digi set and knew it would be perfect for Craig's birthday card.  Be sure to check out all the great images at MHK Designs.

To make my background I put drops of blue, aqua and citrus green reinkers on a stamping block and spritzed with water.  I laid my paper on top of that to get the initial color on it.  Then I drew some "weeds" with markers and spritzed more water directly on the paper to get the watery look. I dried it with a heat gun.  I stamped a few fish toward the bottom  and then colored my main fish with Copic markers.  I popped them up with pop dots.  I added some "bubbles" with Nuvo Jewel Drops and stamped my sentiment (sorry, I don't remember where it's from) in the top left corner.  To finish it all off, I used Spectrum Noir Sparkle Markers in blue, green and clear all over the water to make it sparkle. Unfortunately it didn't show up well in the picture.  Trust me....it's sparkly!! 

 Be sure to check out all the cool  cards by the other design team members HERE.  Get your card entered for a chance to win some awesome product from our sponsor!!  Thanks for stopping by - have a wonderful day!

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 355

It's Tuesday, and you know what that means!!  Another Tuesday Throwdown Challenge!!  This week we are sponsored by Newton's Nook Designs and our theme is "interactive cards".  I made a wiggle card, so if Newton and his cup are touched, he wiggles on a piece of coiled wire.

This was a very fun card to make. I used the wire from a wired ribbon and wrapped approx. 3" of wire around a thin paint brush handle. I punched a hole in two small circles, coiled the wire through them and glued them to another small circle.  After coloring Newton and his cup with Copic markers, I glued one end of the wire piece to that and the other to my base card.  Then I  finished my card with some Fun Stampers Journey Sparkle Silk and a few sequins.

Thank you so much for stopping by - I hope you will check out all of the awesome products at Newton's Nook Designs and the creative cards by the other design team members at the challenge.  Have a wonderful day!

Monday, August 7, 2017

PIP Challenge 1732

Welcome to Monday and another PIP Challenge!!  This week we are sponsored by Fabrika Fantasy and our theme is "Anything Goes".  This is my first time using a Fabrika Fantasy image, and I was amazed at the selection they have - be sure to check them out!!   I chose this Frolicking Possums image and made an "I Love You" card.  I colored the image with Copic Markers and used a die cut  (sorry, I can't remember where from). The small hearts stamp is from Judith.  All this was layered on a light blue piece of card stock from my stash.

Thank you for stopping by.  Please be sure to check out the other design team members' cards at the challenge.......I'm looking forward to seeing your entry there!!  Have a wonderful day!

Monday, July 31, 2017

PIP Challenge 1371

Happy Monday, and welcome to another PIP Challenge.  This week is Challenge 1731, and because it is the 5th Monday of the month we have a theme: circles!!    Our sponsor this week is Di's Digis.  Please check out all the wonderful products they have!!

The possibilities are endless with circles!!  I had so many ideas and settled on this one of die cut circles made into flowers.  I used various sizes of circle die cuts along with scraps of paper from my stash - because you know I am the queen of scraps!! I cut stems and leaves and stamped a birthday sentiment from Fun Stampers Journey. All were layered on a piece of white cardstock embossed with the swiss dot embossing folder.  I added a single gem stone in the middle of each flower, and that was it!  SO much fun to make!!  Please check out all the other great cards from the design team members at the challenge, and get your entry in for a chance to win some great product from Di's Digis!  Thank you for stopping by, and have a wonderful day!

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge 11

I spent a day at a friend's house working on Christmas cards and wanted to share what I made.  All products are from Fun Stampers Journey, using new stamps and die cuts from the Holiday Catalog which will be available August 1st.  I'd like to share this card at:
The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge 11

Thank you for stopping by, and have a wonderful day!

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 353


Welcome to Tuesday and another Tuesday Throwdown Challenge!!  Challenge 353 is a color challenge.....black, white plus 1 other color of your choice.  We are sponsored this week by MHK Designs, and I have used "Get Well Flowers" as my image.  Please check out all the wonderful images at MHK Designs.....there are so many good ones!

I printed my image on white cardstock and then cut a scalloped circle from another piece of white cardstock. I cut a second scalloped circle out of black cardstock and layered them over my "Get Well Flowers" image.  I colored the flowers with Copic markers, added some Wink of Stella and Journey Glaze (Fun Stampers Journey) on top of that.  I used some black and white ribbon from my stash and printed a sentiment from Northwoods Stamps, layering this on black cardstock overtop of the ribbon.  I appreciate you stopping by.....thank you for leaving a comment, and I hope to see you in the challenge.  Be sure to check out the beautiful cards by the other design team members here.  Have a wonderful day!

I have entered this card into the following challenges:
MHK July Challenge  

Monday, July 17, 2017

PIP Challeng 1729


Welcome to PIP Challenge 1729, sponsored this week by Newton's Nook.  I love Newton and all the stamps at Newton's Nook....if you haven't browsed their site, please do because you will find the cutest stamps there!!

My honey fell a few days ago and has some badly bruised ribs, so I made this card for him using "Newton's Sick Day" stamp set.  I kept it kind-of plain and low-key, as he's not a real frilly kind of guy and isn't doing a whole lot of laughing right now.  He liked it and said it made him smile.  Mission accomplished!!   Thank you so much for stopping by - please check out the other great cards by the design team members at the challenge.  I'm looking forward to seeing your creation this week.  Have a wonderful day!