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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!

Saturday, December 26, 2015

MFP 294 - blue


MFP Speedy Fox and Friends 294 - blue

This is a double glitter technique using a Dreamweaver stencil. I made the background paper using an embossing folder with light blue ink. The dark blue paper is a metallic blue. Happy Holidays to everyone and a blessed new year!

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

MFP Challenge 292. Green


MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge 292 - Green

I used an embossing folder to make the Christmas tree on green paper and added some rhinestones and a die cut "Joy". A quick CAS card!

Thursday, December 10, 2015

MFP Challenge 291 - Red


MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge 291 - Red

Well at this time of year I have lots of red paper out!  I made this cute little kitten card using a red base and a red checked patterned paper. I added a die cut border and a little glitter on the Santa hat.  Merry Christmas!!

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

MFP Challenge 288 - versa mark background


MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge 288 - Versa mark background

I chose 2 stamps from the Autumn Glory stamp set for my card this week.  I stamped the leaf in versa mark and embossed with clear embossing powder.  I added a Happy Thanksgiving stamp toward the top and in the opposite corner stamped another stamp from the Autumn Glory set, colored with markers.  I can't believe Thanksgiving is next week!!

Thursday, November 12, 2015

MFP Challenge 287


MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challlenge 287 - watercolor stencil

This was not an easy challenge for me....I attempted multiple times to make this work, but couldn't get it to come out like I wanted.  I took the picture of the stencil so you could see what my background was supposed to look like! 😀  The stencil is from Dreamweaver.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

MFP All About the Kids Baby Garland


MFP All About the Kids Baby Garland

For my garland I chose a puppy theme for a baby boy. I used stamps from Mark's Finest Papers' Fantastic Dogs and Firefighter stamp sets.  I used a gold stretchy cord to attach to the gift bag.  This garland went together very quickly and would be a nice variation to the usual gift tag used on gift bags!p

Thanks very much to Marks Finest Papers for choosing my name as a winner in the Kids Blog Challenge for trying the tutorials.  I earned the "Oh Baby" stamp set!

MFP All About the Kids Gift Card Holder


MFP All About the Kids Gift Card Holder

I have to admit when I started this project I wasn't so sure how it would turn out, but I was pleasantly surprised at how easy it was......great directions, Vickie!!  I chose a Christmas theme for my project...what kid doesn't love a gift card?  I used some patterned paper from my stash and some green curling ribbon. I used this cute little gingerbread man from Mark's Finest Papers' Holiday Tags set.  Isn't he sweet?    I can definitely see me using this pattern again and again....it makes a nice, sturdy gift card holder.

Thanks very much to Marks Finest Papers for choosing my name as a winner in the Kids Blog Challenge for trying the tutorials.  I earned the "Oh Baby" stamp set!

Monday, November 2, 2015

MFP Challenge 286 - monochromatic colors


MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge 286 - monochromatic color scheme

For my card I stamped a snowflake in a pale blue to make the background.  Then I stamped the word "Snowflakes" from Mark's Finest Papers "Snowflakes" set across the paper in a dark blue ink.  On a separate piece of paper I stamped in medium blue ink one of the snowflakes from the same stamp set, cut it out and mounted a piece of medium blue paper behind it.  I stamped "Warm Winter Wishes" from the "Snowball Mini" stamp set onto the front of the card in the same medium blue ink.

Thank you to Mark's Finest Papers for choosing my entry as the winner for this challenge!  I earned the stamp set "North American Woods".

Monday, October 26, 2015

MFP #285 CAS sentiment, small stamp


MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge 285 - CAS sentiment, small stamp

I love snowflakes and wanted to use them in this challenge. I masked off an area and randomly stamped a snowflake in 3 colors. Then I stamped my sentiment in the lower left corner. I added a little sparkle to the snowflakes with a metallic jelly roll pen. To finish it off I edged the card in the same ink as my sentiment.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

MFP #284 Round the Corners


MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge 284 - Round the Corners

I wanted to use some fall colors and selected stamps from two of Marks Finest Papers stamp sets.....Holiday Tags and Autumn Splender. I colored the leaves with Copic markers and added a ribbon from my stash.  The sentiment is a rub on from the Paper Studio. I used a decorative corner rounder (how embarrassing, I couldn't find my regular one!!). Oh well!

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

MFP SF&F Challenge 283


MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge 283 - have 3 panels

I chose a stamp from Marks Finest Papers' Dogwood Blossoms stamp set and cut the image into 3 panels after coloring it. I added a small "Love You" stamp along with ice white PerlenPen for the flower centers.  The panels are mounted on piece of white paper that was die cut with a floral design.

Monday, October 5, 2015

MFP #282 Collage Stamping


MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge 282 - Collage Stamping

This was my first attempt at collage stamping (thanks for the nice tutorial!) and it was a lot of fun!! I chose stamps from "Hot Air Balloon" and "Big Trees" stamp sets.  One word stamp is done in a light gray over the whole card, and the other word stamp is done in  a light blue randomly over the card.  I used the trees to give perspective to the hot air balloon (focal point) and used a few rhinestones to accent the balloon.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

MFP Everything Fall DP Tutorial


MFP Everything Fall Blog Hop Challenge - DP Tutorial

This was fun making leaves out of a flower punch!  I used 2 of Mark's Finest stamp sets on my card.....The tree is from the Big Trees set and the word is from the Autumn Splender set.  I added some gold highlights, although they are pretty hard to see.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

MFP Everything Fall ATC Cards


MFP Everything Fall Blog Hop Tutorial - ATC Cards

This was my first attempt at ATC Cards, and after reading the tutorial I thought they would be really fun! I ended up making 4 of them....2 landscape and 2 portrait.

Top left - I found some pretty paper and added a sentiment from MFPs "All Postal" set.
Bottom left - this little sunflower stamp looks cute with the "Hi" from MFPs "All Postal" set.
Top right - the owl and sentiment are from MFPs "Autumn Splendor" set.
Bottom right - cute polar bear paper with a saying from MFPs "Snowflakes" set.

I had a lot of fun making these and hope you enjoy them!



Sunday, September 27, 2015

MFP SF&F 281


MFP Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge 281 - use the negative die cut

I used a scalloped heart die cut from Spellbinders and colored the negative image with distress ink.  Then I placed a Memory Box die cut flower over top and stamped a sentiment for an anniversary card toward the bottom.

Thank you for all the nice comments, and especially to Mark's Finest Papers for choosing this entry as the winner of this week's challenge!  I earned the stamp set called "More Snowflakes".  How exciting!!

Sunday, September 20, 2015

MFP SF&F Challenge 280


MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge 280 - Banners

The leaves here are just beginning to get a little color and that put me in a fall mood.  I used a wreath die cut and stamped it with fall colored leaves.  I then added a banner. Next I mounted it on an embossed background.

Monday, September 7, 2015

MFP #278 Stamp Over a Stencil


MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge 278 - stamp over a stencil

This was a new technique for me this week, and I chose this owl from Mark's Autumn Spendor set.
The stencil is from Dreamweaver's.  I added a die cut and this is how it turned out!

Monday, August 31, 2015

MFP Challenge #277 - Sympathy card


MFP Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge 277 - make a sympathy card

I chose a new embossing folder to work with and a sentiment from Mark's Finest Papers.  I wanted it to be a clean and simple card.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

MFP Challenge 275


MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge #275 - Border Punch Both Sides

I  like using border punches...it can really change the look of a card and they are a quick and easy way to add the little extra touch.  I embossed my background first, then used this flower border punch. My flower is from Mark's Finest Papers. 

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

MFP Challenge 274 - bakers twine


MFP Challenge #274 - use bakers twine
Since the Christmas in July blog hop, I've been in the mood for Christmas cards!  I used bakers twine to accent this card.  I'm hoping to have all my cards done early this year.....ha!

MFP Christmas in July Nugget Cake


MFP Christmas in July - Nugget Cake
This was an awesome tutorial by Lois and I knew the minute I s aw it what I was going to do!  This is a birthday cake for my sweetie with all the things he loves. The patterned paper themes are fishing and hunting. I used sentiments from Holiday Tags, ATC Cards and Firefighter.   Shhhhhh, don't tell him......we're celebrating his birthday this weekend!!

Thank you to Mark's Finest Papers for the "Snowflakes" stamp I earned for trying the tutorials in the Christmas in July blog challenge.  They were fun.....can't wait to try more of what I learned!!

Monday, August 10, 2015

MFP Christmas in July Challenge


MFP Christmas in July Challenge - Microwave popcorn stocking stuffer

This was a really neat idea for a stocking stuffer!  I used Christmas-type paper from my scrap pile, added a die cut ornament and a sentiment from the Holiday Tags stamp set.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

MFP Speedy Fox & Friends 272


MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge 272 - doodle a frame/border.

I drew 2 lines around each section and then doodled a wavy line  inside those lines. I used a Micron 5 pen.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

MFP Speedy Fox & Friends #271


MFP Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge 271 - beach scene

Fun in the sun is what it's all about!  Who wouldn't enjoy a day at the beach?

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Speedy Fox & Friends #270


MFP Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge 270 - white emboss on color

I used one of my favorite puppy stamps and sentiment from Mark's Finest Fantastic Dogs stamp set for this challenge.  I colored him with Copic marker E41.

Monday, June 29, 2015

MFP Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge 268


Well, after a few tries I think I've got it!  :-)     First I tried to make a background scene using different colors....nope.  Then an ocean blue color for a fun summer card....nope.  I finally settled on this and used stamps from MFP's "Take Time" set.  I hope you like it!

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge 266


MFP Speedy Fox And Friends Challenge 266 - use the corner

I embossed the front white panel and edged with green ink, added the die cut butterfly in the lower left corner and added the sentiment in the top right corner.

Sunday, June 7, 2015

MFP 265 Die Cut Designs


MFP Challenge 265. - Die Cut Designs

It was fun making a design with die cuts this week. I chose squares and turned them into diamonds. I cut a bunch of squares out of coordinating purple paper and tried to use each each color a couple of times.  My sentiment is from the MFP "All Postal " stamp set.

Thank you to Mark's Finest Papers for choosing my card as the winning entry for this challenge.  I earned the "Holiday Tags" stamp set.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

MFP Speedy Fox And Friends #262


MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge 262 - Inchies

What a fun challenge!   Graduation is coming up, so I thought I'd make a fun graduation card. Clean and simple.....

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

MFP Speedy Fox and Friends #261


MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge 261 - use strips of angled paper.

I was feeling a bit nautical today, so I used a ship stamp set to make a birthday card. I used strips of paper angled across the top left corner.  Thanks for a fun challenge!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

MFP FOSTV 163


MFP FOSTV Challenge 163 - Creatures of the Night

I picked this cute little owl for the challenge. His little googly eyes do it for me! Thank you to all who have made the FOSTV challenges such fun.  I'll miss connecting with you each week.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

MFP Speedy Fox &Friends Challenge 258


MFP Speedy Fox &Friends Challenge 258 - Black and White

I was never really into black and white cards, but the more I work with them the more I like them!  This butterfly was so cool heat embossed in black on vellum so I kept the background very CAS.

Thank you to MFP Speedy Fox and Friends team for choosing my card as the winning entry for this challenge!  I earned the "Create with Boughs" stamp set!!

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

MFP FOSTV 153 Die Cut/Punched


MFP FOSTV 153 Die cut or Punched Items

I love working with die cuts and punches! On this card I used 2 different sized circle punches, a scalloped die cut and a stamp from Mark's Finest Papers "All Postal" set. It's hard to see, but I embossed the red paper with a Swiss dot embossing folder.  What a nice challenge!!

Thank you FOSTV team for choosing my card as the winning entry in this challenge! I Earned a 25% discount on a future order at Mark's Finest Papers - woo hoo!

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

MFP Color Challenge 47 - Red Pink Green


MFP Color Challenge 47 - red, pink, green

This was a fun color combination to work with, especially since I still had my Valentines Day paper out!  I used a stamp from Mark's Finest Papers All Postal set, along with a Cuttlebug embossing folder...Juli's Garden. Pink and clear rhinestones added the final touch.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

MFP Inspiration Challenge #88 - Zentangle


MFP Inspiration Challenge #88 - Zentangle

I've been interested in zentangle for awhile but never worked up enough courage to give it a try....until now!!  What beautiful examples to work from with the pictures and the design team's cards!  I used a flower from MFP Mother's Magnolia set. I did small circles on the underside petals and a combination of empty loops and loops with lines inside for the rest of the petals.  It really changes the look of the image!   I will do more zentangle to get better at it because I like the effect. Thanks for a fun challenge!

MFP FOSTV 150 Square Card


MFP FOSTV Challenge 150 -  Square Card

I have to admit I don't make a lot of square cards.....not really sure why. Maybe because I don't have a lot of square envelopes??  Ha Ha Ha.   I used BasicGrey paper scraps.


Thursday, January 15, 2015

MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Week 244


MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge Week 244

Layered embossing was not something I had tried before, so I was excited to learn this technique! I used the Swiss dot embossing folder and liked how the background turned out. What a great way to add a little something to single layer pieces!

MFP Color Challenge 46


MFP Color Challenge 46 - pink, yellow, green

These are great spring colors and since it actually got above freezing (32*) today, I'm ready for spring!!  I love using the embossing folders for texture on a card, and the polka dot bow finished it off.

Sunday, January 4, 2015

MFP Color Challenge 44


MFP Color Challenge 44 - burgandy, green, gold

I love this color combination! I used an embossing folder on the cream stock and 2 die cuts for the message part.  I used a greeting from Mark's Finest Papers...one of my favorites!