Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Sweetstamp Challenge # 80 Favorite Technique

As you all know I have not been blogging lately. Family health issues are getting in the way again.
I will return in full swing shortly. This week at  SWEETSTAMP  our challenge is to use a favorite technique. I used the parchment craft. I love to use this technique as it is so elegant.  Sghould you wish to try this Sweetstamp has a kit all ready made up or you can buy individual tools.  The starter kit has
everything you nedd to get started. I also used one of the Christmas grid that I love.  So if you have a favorite technique come and join us at Sweetstamp. We would love to see you there.  You do not have to use a Sweestamp image but if you do you will be entered twice for the chance to win a 20.00 shopping spree. Again I apologize for being absent . My one daughter is going for surgery and my other daughter is having a little girl on September 11 . I have been kept quite busy. Have a great day!!!!! 

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Sweetstamp Challenge # 79 watercolor

  Well this is my first attempt at watercolors.  This is our challenge at SWEETSTAMPS this week.
I used the Carnation stamp and  colored it with the shades dye inks.  The paper is the Bo Bunny Enchanted collection.  This pad is filled with beautiful black and white paper. I love it!!!! You can order it  from  Sweetstamps.  For the corners i used the silver stickers  and also the butterflies  they can be ordered also and come in sheets. They are beautiful to work with.  The sentiment  is Especially for you.  Again I want to say how much I enjoy working with this company and their team!!!!!  they have such great service and go the extra mile for their clients!!!!! A joy to work with!!!!! Now you don't have to use a sweestamp image but if you do you will be entered twice at a chance to win 20.00 shiopping spree!!!!! Have a great day!!!!

Sunday, August 19, 2012


Well I was able to work my first stamp show in Michigan last weekend.  Wow people everywhere and busy. I have never sold and helped so many people in my life. Here are some pictures that I took. I love it but my feet did not. As I am working another show in October I am going to visit with Dr. Scholl's so I too can be gelling in October!!!!! Wow what a great company to work with and such nice people. Stacey and her mom Sandy and let's niot forget Stacey's husband are the best bosses I have ever had. My teammate Bonnie and Sandy  Hulsart from Cheery Lynn were also on hand. Wow what agreat day ladies can't wait to do it again!!!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Sweetstamp Challenge # 78 Pop up card

For our challenge today at SWEETSTAMPS  we have a fun challenge. You need to make a pop up card!!!!! This is what I came up with. My first time  with this technique.  You do not have to use a Sweestamp image but if you do you will be entered twice at the chance to win a 20.00 shopping  spree.

As I so love Christmas I used the so very cute  Gingerbread duo. I stamped them on memento black ink and cut them out.  I used my copics and Gelly roll pens.  The sentiment is Merry Christmas.  Embellishments are from my stash. Al;so for all your cardmaking needs , marianne dies, cheery lynn, memory box ect....   SWEETSTAMPS
has it all with low shipping charge. Go check them out you will be happy you did!!!!!!! Have a great day!!!!!

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Sweetstamp Challenge #77 Stamped background

Today at  SWEETSTAMPS our challenge is to make a stamped background! To join the fun you do not need to use a SWEETSTAMP image but if you do you will be entered twice for the chance to win 20.00 shopping spree.
For this card I  stamped the image on black memento ink pad and colored it with copics and gelly roll pens.
I stamped my backgound and used both of these. The sentiment is Merry Christmas and the image is the very cute
carousel horse. The corner stamp is called Baroque .  I use this corner stamp a lot as it inks perfectly and I love it!!!!!
Also if you have not yet visited the store please do so as they have all the memory box dies, cheery lynn, marianne, joy ect....
They also carry all your crafting needs such as paper,  glue , flowers ect........ Check it out as the shipping is low and great!!!!!!! Have a great day!!!!!!!

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Mega Project Gift

My step daughter is coming for a week to visit. i wanted to craft something special for her. This is what I came up with. A little bit of everything. The lady at the bottom I did with my embroidery machine. The picture is slanted as I could not get the glare of the glass out of my picture. Have a great day!!!!!!!