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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, November 14, 2017

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 369

Happy Tuesday, and welcome to Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 369, where this week our theme is "So Very Thankful" and we are sponsored by Sasayaki Glitter.  I chose this "Dorrie" image....thank you to Sasayaki Glitter for providing us the image to work with!

I colored Dorrie with Copic markers, then added sentiments from Stampin' Up and Inkadinkadoo.  I used a border punch on the right side, then mounted this to pink cardstock from my stash and again on white cardstock.  I added a few pink sequins and a little bit of Sparkle Silk from Fun Stampers Journey. Please be sure to visit our challenge this week and get your "So Very Thankful" creation linked up for a chance to win a great prize from our sponsor!  Thank you for stopping by, and have a wonderful day!!

Monday, November 13, 2017

PIP Challenge 1746


Welcome to Monday and another "Anything Goes" challenge at Pammies Inky Pinkies (PIP Challenges).  Challenge #1746 is sponsored by Di's Digi Stamps and I chose this adorable image called "Train for Ted".   Thank you to Di's Digi Stamps for providing this image!!

I colored the image with Copic markers and then used a punched circle die cut and a scalloped circle die cut. I embossed the blue cardstock with a swiss dot embossing folder (one of my favorites!!) and tied a navy ribbon around this before mounting on white cardstock.  I added a "Welcome Baby" sentiment from Fiskars.  Please see the other awesome cards by the design team at this week's challenge and thank you so much for stopping by!  Have a wonderful day!!




Monday, November 6, 2017

PIP Challenge 1745

Yay!  It's time for another PIP Challenge....this one is #1745, an "Anything Goes" Challenge sponsored by the wonderful Newton's Nook Designs. I have used the cute and adorable "Newton's Happy Mail" set. Please visit their site to see their wide selection of products.....you won't be disappointed!!

I colored the image with Copic markers and used an oval die cut to cut it out.  I layered this on a gray scalloped oval shape, which was then popped up with pop dots.  The next layer was embossed with a Cuttlebug folder called "Old Paris", and I sponged it with gray ink.  This was layered on a piece of gray cardstock and finally on the white base card.  I added the sentiment in the lower right corner.

Thank you for stopping by - so glad to see you!  Visit the challenge blog HERE to see the awesome cards by the other design team members.  Have a wonderful day!!

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 367

Welcome to Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 367!  Our theme this week is WATERCOLOR and our lovely sponsor is Crafty Girl Creations.  Please visit her site to see the wonderful images she has available!  I chose "Snow Globe Ice Cream Cone" and watercolored it with Tombow markers and an aqua brush.  The "snow" was made using VersaMark with white embossing powder and then heat set.  I made a dotted border with a brown marker and layered the image on green patterned paper from my stash.  I ran a brown piece of cardstock through a Darice snowflake embossing folder and layered the image on top of this.  The sentiment is from Fun Stampers Journey and the finishing touch is 3 red rhinestones for the berries.

Thank you so much for stopping by - it's always great to see you!  Please see the other wonderful cards at this weeks challenge HERE and be sure to get your watercolored project linked up for a chance to win some product from Crafty Girl Creations!  Have a wonderful day!!

Monday, October 30, 2017

PIP Challenge 1744

Welcome to Pammies Inky Pinkies (PIP) Challenge 1744, where our theme on this 5th Monday is "Thankful". Our wonderful sponsor this week is MHK Designs, and I used a digital stamp set called "Rosy Elements".  I love MHK Designs because the images are so versatile....please visit Mynn'ssite to see all the lovely things she has to offer!!

I printed my leaves and flowers, then fussy cut them all out and colored them with Copic markers. I glued them to white cardstock, which I layered on pink cardstock.  I cut out the sentiment and mounted it on a die cut scalloped square.  I popped this up with pop dots.  My finishing touches were pink gems in the corners and a bit of Spectrum Noir clear sparkle pen (quickly becoming my new favorite embellishment!!)

Please check out the beautiful cards by the other design team members HERE, and thank you so much for stopping by.  Have a wonderful day!

Monday, October 23, 2017

PIP Challenge 1743

Welcome to PIP Challenge 1743, an "Anything Goes" challenge sponsored by Fred She Said.  Please visit their site for some beautiful images!!  This image is called Scribbled Floral 1 and was so easy to work with!     I colored it with Copic markers and mounted it on 2 pieces of colored cardstock from my stash.  I had originally started with a white background, but it didn't look right, so I sponged a background using Pineapple Smoothie ink and also a sentiment from Fun Stampers Journey. I added some Wink of Stella to the flower petals and an orange rhinestone at the base of each flower.

As always, Thank you so much for stopping by. Please be sure to check out the other design team members' beautiful cards at the challenge, and get yours linked up for a chance to win a prize from our sponsor!  Have a wonderful day!!

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 365

Welcome to Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 365, where our theme this week is CAS - Clean and Simple.  Our sponsor is Lacy Sunshine.  Check out their beautiful designs!

I chose this image "Joy to the World - Angel Kisses" and colored her completely with Spetrum Noir sparkle markers.  She turned out so soft and sparkly.  I added a little bit of blue distress ink around her for a glow.  The sentiment is from Gina K Stamps.  Please see the other beautiful cards by the design team members at this week's challenge.  Thank you so much for stopping by......have a wonderful day!

Monday, October 16, 2017

PIP Challenge 1742

Happy Monday, and welcome to PIP Challenge 1742, an Anything Goes challenge sponsored this week by Bugaboo Stamps.  You'll find amazing things at Bugaboo......be sure to check them out!!
I chose this lovely Butterfly Globe image and colored it with Copic markers.  I added just a little sparkle pen around the bubbles and on the butterfly wings.  After fussy-cutting out the image, I mounded it with pop dots on a piece of coordinating card stock. 

Thank you for stopping by - be sure to check out the beautiful cards by the members of the design team HERE, and have a wonderful day!!

Monday, October 9, 2017

PIP Challenge 1741

Welcome to Monday and PIP Challenge 1741!  This week we are sponsored by Di's Digis and our theme is "Anything Goes".  I have chosen this adorable image called Baby's Bear, which I colored with Copic markers. I added a few layers of paper from my stash, some gems and a piece of ribbon.  The embossing folder is from Sizzix.  I love the expression on the little bear's face - too cute!!

Thank you so much for stopping by - be sure to take a peek at the other awesome cards by the design team at this week's challenge and get yours uploaded for a chance to win some product from our sponsor!  Have a wonderful day!

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 363

Welcome to Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 363, where this week our theme is "Bundle of Joy" and our sponsor is My Grafico.  I chose this adorable image called "Koala 2" and colored it with Copic markers.  I used patterned paper and baby feet ribbon from my stash as well as coordinating cardstock. (Oh, how I love to use items in my "stash"!!)  All this was layered on white cardstock.  The sentiment is an oldie but a goodie from Stampin' Up.  I added three small rhinestones as the finishing touch.  Please check out the other awesome cards by the design team here and get your card linked up for a chance to win a great prize from our sponsor!

Thanks so much for stopping by.....have a wonderful day!!

Monday, October 2, 2017

PIP Challenge 1740


Welcome to another "Anything Goes" PIP Challenge!!  This week is Challenge 1740, sponsored by Newton's Nook Designs.  Please visit their site to find some cute, cute, cute images that are very hard to resist!!  I chose this sweet Newton image from the "Newton's Antics" set and colored it with Copic markers. I did a split card design with a vertical panel to adhere the top and bottom panels together.  I added a few brown sequins for the final touch.

Please be sure to check out all the wonderful cards by the design team at the challenge, and get your card uploaded for a chance to win some product from Newton's Nook!  Thanks so much for stopping by, and I'm hoping you have a purr-fect day as well!

Monday, September 25, 2017

PIP Challenge 1739


Happy Monday, and welcome to Pammies Inky Pinkies (PIP) Challenge 1739, which is an "Anything Goes" challenge sponsored this week by Digital Delights by Louby Lou.  If you've not had a chance to check out their website please do, as there are so many adorable images!! They graciously provided this little beauty called "Rocky Goes Fishing".....isn't it just darling??

I colored the image with Copic markers, then added just a few touches of glitter pen.  The embossing folder is from Darice, and the sentiment is one of my favorites from Northwoods Stamps.  I couldn't decide if it needed more embellishment and in the end, I decided to leave it like it was.  Thank you very much for stopping by - I really enjoy reading your comments!  Be sure to take a peek at the other cards by the awesome design team at this week's challenge, and get your card uploaded!  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!

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 351

It's Tuesday, and you know what that means.......another Tuesday Throwdown Challenge!!! This week we are sponsored by Sweet n Sassy Stamps, and I chose this adorable ice cream cone and sentiment.  It's definitely summer in Wisconsin, and I sure could go for an ice cream cone!! Be sure to browse through all the cute stamps at Sweet n Sassy!

I made my background using a stamp from Walter and Winnie and colored in the baubles with gel markers.  I colored the ice cream cone and sentiment with Copic markers and layered them on the base piece.  I added a few sequins for fun.  Thank you for stopping by - please be sure to check out all the great design team cards at this week's challenge and upload your entry.  Have a wonderful day!

Monday, July 3, 2017

PIP Challenge 1727


Welcome to Pammies Inky Pinkies (PIP) Challenge 1727....an "Anything Goes" challenge!  This week we are sponsored by Sparkle N Sprinkle, and I have chosen a digital image called "Expresso Yourself".  I colored it with Copic markers and popped it up on a tan piece of paper that was half embossed with a Darice embossing folder. I tied ribbon around that before layering it on my base cardstock from my stash.   The sentiment is from Newton's Nook and works perfectly with this image!  The finishing touch was a sparkly gelly roll pen on the coffee steam.

Thanks so much for stopping by - be sure to check out all the other awesome cards at PIP Challenge and get your project uploaded .  Looking forward to seeing what you create!  Have a wonderful day!!

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 349


Hello, and welcome to Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 349. Our theme this week is "creative borders" and we are very happy to be sponsored by Sunny Studio.  I chose this adorable stamp set called "Froggy Friends".  Please be sure to check out all of their adorable stamp sets at Sunny Studio!

I stamped and colored my images with Copic markers, popping up the frog with pop dots.  My border uses both a Nestibilities die cut and a Sizzix embossing folder - a Tim Holtz Alterations one.  In its entirety, it is a sunburst, but I thought it looked really cool as a partial border with this stamp set. it reminds me of water splashing.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Please be sure to check out all the other great cards by our design team at the challenge, and get your creative border project uploaded.  Can't wait to see what you create!  Have a wonderful day!

Monday, June 19, 2017

PIP Challenge 1725

Welcome to PIP Challenge 1725, an Anything Goes challenge, sponsored this week by Bugaboo Stamps.  I chose the digital image "Believe 4 Square".  Please check out all the great images at Bugaboo....you'll have a hard time deciding which one you like best!!

I made a square card this week.....a rare thing for me, but it works!  This image was so easy to work with.  I printed the image on watercolor paper and used my Tombow markers and a water brush.  I mounted the image on yellow cardstock and again on purple cardstock cut out using a scalloped edge square die cut. A few swishes of Wink of Stella and I was done!  Please be sure to check out all the great cards by the other Design Team members at our challenge, and get your entry in for a chance to win some great product!!  Thank you so much for stopping by - have a wonderful day!

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 347

Welcome to Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 347, where our theme this week is "For the Men".  Our awesome sponsor this week is Dr. Digi.  Please be sure to check out their products....they have some of the cutest images!!

I selected "Rainy Raymond" for my image this week - and I colored him with Copic markers.  I wanted to keep my card pretty simple so I could keep him as the focus.  I used cardstock and patterned paper from my stash (yes, my very LARGE stash!) Lol.  I mounted the image on black paper and popped this and the sentiment up with pop dots.  My dad has a birthday coming up, and I think I will send this to him.  Thanks so much for stopping by, and I look forward to seeing your entry in our challenge!!  Have a wonderful day!

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Cupcake Inspirations Challenge 410


I hadn't entered a card challenge in quite awhile, and when I saw the colors (tangerine, poppy and charcoal) for this challenge, I knew exactly what I wanted to do.  I got out my pan pastels and created a silhouette scene with a sunset-type background. I used a stamp set from Amuse Studio and an embossing folder from Darice to make the card.  Not too bad for the first attempt at using pan pastels. Thanks so much for stopping by - have a great day!

Monday, June 5, 2017

PIP Challenge 1723


Hello, and welcome to PIP Challenge 1723.....an "Anything Goes" challenge sponsored this week by Fred She Said.  Please be sure to check out all their wonderful images!!

I used images from the Sentimental Flower Doodledallion set and colored the images with Copic markers.  I used an embossing folder from Lifestyle Crafts and a piece of patterned paper from my stash.  After coloring the images I fussy cut them out and layered them with pop dots.  I added two small dragon flies Dazzles for accent.

Thanks so much for stopping by - I'm looking forward to seeing what you create in our challenge!!  Have a wonderful day!

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 345


Welcome to another Tuesday Throwdown Challenge!! Our theme this week is "stitching" and we are sponsored by Kim Sherrod - Lily Patch Boutique. Be sure to check out the great products that Kim has to offer!!

My image this week is from Stampin' Up, and I used a piercing grid to make my stitching marks.  It was really fun!!  I added some bling crystals in the flower center to finish off the card.  Thank you so much for stopping by....I hope you had a wonderful holiday weekend, and I look forward to seeing your "stitching" creation in our challenge!!

Monday, May 22, 2017

PIP Challenge 1721

Welcome to PIP Challenge 1721, where our theme is Anything Goes.  Our sponsor this week is Fred She Said.  Please be sure to check out their site....the choices are amazing!!  I chose this beautiful digi called "v6 Daisies with Bracket Frame".  Love it!

I decided to try a new type of card this week - a Dutch Fold Card.  I've admired them for years but had never tried to make one before.  I was pleasantly surprised at how easy it was to make, and the versatility is awesome......so many options!  I colored the flower images with Copic markers and used some scraps from my stash. A few glitter accents on the flowers and bling in the flower centers, and there you have it!!  So much fun!  I do hope you'll join us at the challenge this week.  Thanks so much for stopping by, and have a wonderful day!!

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 343


Welcome to Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 343, where this week we are sponsored by Fred She Said!  Our challenge is "texture".  I chose to use the beautiful "v6 Daisies" mage and colored it with Copic markers.  Each of the flowers and leaves was fussy cut and arranged on a piece of white card stock embossed with a sunburst embossing folder from the Tim Holtz collection.  I used a piece of pinkish cardstock for the base. The sentiment is from Penny Black.  For the finishing touches I added a rhinestone from my stash and some Wink of Stella and glitter on the flower petals.

Thank you so much for stopping by. Be sure to check out the other outstanding creations by the design team members here, and have a wonderful day!  Looking forward to seeing your creation in the challenge!!

Monday, May 8, 2017

PIP Challenge 1719


YAY! It's time for another PIP Challenge, and this week we are sponsored by Sparkle N Sprinkle.
Please visit their site to see their awesome products!!  I chose this image called "Country Flowers" and printed it on watercolor paper.  I colored it with Tombow markers and an aqua pen. I mounted it on a pretty frame die cut and then again on light blue cardstock.  I added Wink of Stella accents on the flowers and while it was still wet, I added some glitter.  It's hard to see from the picture, but it turned out really sparkly!  I added a bow at the bottom to finish it off.  Please check out some great inspiration from the rest of the design team here, and be sure to link up your creation for this week's challenge.  Thanks so much for stopping by, and have a wonderful day!!

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 341

 
 
Welcome to Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 341, where this week we have a sketch challenge!!  You must follow the sketch to enter this week's challenge, which is sponsored by Kitty Bee Stamps.  This is the "Love Bug 05" image......isn't it adorable??
 
I colored the image using Copic markers and added glitter accents on the wings and antennae. I found these paper scraps in my stash and cut them according to the sketch.  I popped up the top layer with foam dots.  The sentiment is from Fun Stampers Journey.  I'm so looking forward to seeing what you create with this sketch - be sure to get some great inspiration from the other design team members here.  Thank you for stopping by, and have a wonderful day! 



Monday, April 24, 2017

PIP Challenge 1717


Hello again, and welcome to PIP Challenge 1717, where our theme is Anything Goes.  Our wonderful sponsor this week is All Dressed Up.  I chose an image called "Flowers for Mum".  I thought this image was perfect, as the flowers are coming up now and are so pretty! We are starting to get leaves on the trees, too!  Yay!!!

I colored this image with Copic markers and paired it up with a background stamp (Vintage Notes - Fun Stampers Journey)  and an oval die cut. I added some Wink of Stella to the flowers and a pink bow to match.  Please check out the other Design Team members' cards at the challenge and be sure to get your entry in to win a fabulous prize from our sponsor!  Thank you so much for stopping by, and have a wonderful day!

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 339


Yay!  It's time for another Tuesday Throwdown Challenge!  This week we have a photo inspiration as the theme, and our lovely sponsor is "The Cutting CafĂ©".  They generously provided images for the Design Team to use in creating our cards.  Please check them out!

I used the colors navy, ocean blue, light ocean blue and gray in my image as listed in the photo challenge.  I colored the images with Copic markers and added glitter and Wink of Stella highlights in the clouds, raindrops and puddles.  This was a fun challenge, and I can't wait to see what you create!  Be sure to check out the other wonderful cards from the Design Team and link up your card at the challenge.  Thanks for stopping by, and have a great day!

Monday, April 10, 2017

PIP Challenge 1715


Welcome, welcome, welcome!  It's time for a new PIP Challenge - #1715 sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps!  Our theme is Anything Goes.  I chose the digital stamp "Thoughts and Prayers Block"....seems I'm always needing thinking of you and sympathy cards.  I colored the image with Copic markers and mounted it on cardstock from my stash.  I added a few glitter highlights in the flowers.  And that's it!   Thanks so much for stopping by - I sure love seeing you!!  Be sure to check out the awesome cards from the other Design Team Members here and link up your card in the challenge!  You can win some awesome product from Bugaboo Stamps this week!  Have a wonderful day!

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 337


Welcome to Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 337, where our theme this week is Tropical Critters.  Our awesome sponsor is My Grafico, and this adorable image is called "Koala 13".  Be sure to check out all of their great products!

My image was colored with Copic markers and fussy cut. The background paper was embossed with a Cuttlebug folder and layered on white cardstock.  I popped up the koala with pop dots.  The sentiment is from Art Impressions.  Thank you so much for stopping by - so happy to see you!!
Be sure to check out all the design team members' cards at the challenge here and get your entry in for a chance to win some awesome product!  Have a wonderful day!!

Monday, March 27, 2017

PIP Challenge 1713


Welcome to PIP Challenge 1713, where our theme is Anything Goes and our awesome sponsor this week is Di's Digis.  I chose an adorable image called "I've Got this Kitty" and colored it with Copic markers. I added some springy colored paper from my stash and a sentiment from Fun Stampers Journey.  I also added a flower and butterfly embellies to finish it off.  Thanks so much for stopping by. Please check out the wonderful designs by our PIP Challenge design team here and link up your card at our challenge.  Have a wonderful day!

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 335


Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 335

Welcome to Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 335, where our theme this week is "Add Dimension". Our sponsor this week is Sami Stamps.  Be sure to check out their super cute line of products!
I chose a sweet image called "Mr. Gentlemen Chick" this week, printed him a couple times and colored him with Copic markers. I made a frame around each image and popped it using dimensional tape.  The background is made using Fun Stampers Journey silks - I splattered them all over a blank piece of white cardstock. The sentiment is also from Fun Stampers Journey. For the finishing touch I added a few gems from my stash.  It's hard to see on this picture, but I used Wink of Stella to give him some shimmer.    Thank you so much for stopping by - be sure to check out the other Design Team members' cards and get your entry added to the challenge!  Have a wonderful day!

Monday, March 13, 2017

PIP Challenge 1711


PIP Challenge 1711

Welcome to Pammies Inky Pinkies Challenges (PIP) 1711, an Anything Goes challenge!  This week our sponsor is Digital Delights by Louby Loo.  Please be sure to check out their fabulous designs.... cute, cute, cute!

I chose "Dig You Dolly" for my image because it reminded me of spring flowers...something I really would like to see soon!  I colored the image with Copic markers and layered it on some spring-looking paper from my stash.  I added some glitter to the shovel and the flower. The sentiment is from Amuse Artstamps, and I popped that up with pop dots.

I'm so happy you stopped by!  Be sure to stop over at the challenge to see the other Design Team members' cards, and link up your own!  Have a wonderful day!

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Cupcake Inspirations Challenge 397

 
 
 
 
Cupcake Inspirations Challenge 397
This week's challenge is a color challenge, using brown, lagoon and soft rose.  The image I chose is from Fun Stampers Journey (Easter Wishes Stamp set). I colored it using Copic markers.  I used brown cardstock as my base for each of the other colors and popped up the image layer with pop dots. I added a few pearl accents, as well as some Stickles on the heart and bottom cup and some Wink of Stella on all the other cups to add some shimmer.  Thank you for stopping by - have a wonderful day!