Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Watercolor Inspiration ~ HSS260

Happy Tuesday stamping friends!
 
It may have been the first day of Spring yesterday, but it sure didn't feel like it in my neck of the woods...our temps were still below freezing in the early morning hours.  BRRRR!
 
It's a good thing we have a pretty inspiration challenge over at Hand Stamped Sentiments to make it feel more like Spring!
I was drawn to wood plank and flowers in this photo and had to create another wood background!
Supplies Used:
Paper ~ Whisper White, Soft Sky, Smoky Slate, Watercolor
Ink ~ Smoky Slate, Soft Sky, Blushing Bride, Calypso Coral, Island Indigo, Old Olive
Stamp Sets ~ Watercolor Words, Jar of Love
Other Supplies ~ Woodgrain EF, Subtles Enamel Shapes, Whisper White Bakers Twine
 
Thank so much for stopping by today!
 
Happy Stamping!


Sunday, March 19, 2017

The Best Friend Anywhere EVER ~ Monday Montage 90






Welcome back to Monday Montage!!!  We are back with another fabulous hop!  Make sure you click on the links below so you don't miss any of the creations...you are sure to love them all!

I have been lucky enough to spend my weekend with our very own Wendy Weixler...how lucky am I?!?!?  We spent a few minutes in my craft room, creating in a fast and furious way...we have so many things we are trying to cram in during her short visit :-)

  I have piles of the Carried Away DSP that I need to use up before it's too late.  I love the colors in this DSP and this stamp seemed to be perfect to use since my stampy BFF is here!

Supplies Used:
 
Paper ~ Night of Navy, Whisper White, Carried Away DSP
Ink ~ Mint Macaron
Stamp Set ~ Badges and Banners
Other Supplies ~ Best Badge, Duet Banner, Silver Metallic Thread, Metallic Enamel Shapes

Next stop on the hop is Cathy...I can't wait to see what she has for us this week! Or if you want to hop backwards, you can hop on back to the amazing Amy...I just love her style!

  Thanks for hopping along with us today!

Happy Stamping!


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Friday, March 10, 2017

#TGIFC98 ~ Hello Sunshine

Happy Friday friends!!!
 
Not only is Friday the beginning of the weekend, but it's also an awesome day in the world of stamping because it's time for an all new TGIF Challenge and this week we have a sketch for you to play with!
 
#tgifc98 Card Sketch Challenge
We are still battling gray skies and rain, so I'm bringing a little sunshine to you today!
 
Supplies Used:
Paper ~ Crushed Curry, Whisper White, Pop of Pink DSP, Basic Black
Ink ~ Crushed Curry, Basic Black
Stamp Sets ~ Definitely Dahlia, Endless Birthday Wishes
Other Supplies ~ Sunshine Wishes Thinlits, Stylish Stems Framelits, Rhinestone Basics
 
I hope your weekend is filled with sunshine!
 
Happy Stamping!


Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Is This Yours...? ~ HSSSC259

Hello happy stampers and welcome to Tuesday!
 
We have an all new sketch for you over at Hand Stamped Sentiments.  I always love a  good to help me get started!
 I felt this fun cape and sentiment were appropriate for this sketch after the busy weekend I had.  I felt like I had a cape on at times during all of the craziness :-) 
Supplies Used:
Paper ~ Basic Black, Melon Mambo, Whisper White, Pop of Pink DSP
Ink ~ Basic Black, Melon Mambo
Stamp Set ~ Everyday Hero
Other Supplies ~ Metallic Enamel Shapes
 
I love that the little star on the cape is the same size as the enamel shapes!  It's the perfect added touch!
 
Be sure to check out the rest of the design team creations and join along in the fun!
 
Happy Stamping!


Sunday, March 5, 2017

You're Cool ~ Monday Montage #89






Welcome back to Monday Montage!!!  We are back with another fabulous hop!  Make sure you click on the links below so you don't miss any of the creations...you are sure to love them all!

Holy smokes!!!  After the CRAZY, amazing weekend I had, I am ready for Monday just so I can get some rest!  My weekend FLEW by, but I had so much fun, so I can't complain :-) 

Thankfully some of my crazy weekend included some stamping!  I am itching for summer, so the Cool Treats Suite has been my favorite stuff to get creative with lately.  I love all of the fun summer colors and the treats are the best!


Supplies Used:
 
Paper ~ Whisper White
Ink ~ Watermelon Wonder, Pool Party, Peekaboo Peach, Tip Top Taupe
Stamp Set ~ Cool Treats
Other Supplies ~ Tasty Treats Washi Tape, Frozen Treats Framelits

I love using washi tape to create a background...so much fun!

Next stop on the hop is Cathy...I can't wait to see what she has for us this week! Or if you want to hop backwards, you can hop on back to the amazing Amy...I just love her style!

  Thanks for hopping along with us today!

Happy Stamping!


https://amyoneillblog.com/2017/03/05/mondaymontage89/http://sugarshackdesigns.com/2017/03/05/mondaymontage89/


Friday, March 3, 2017

#TGIFC97 Color Challenge

Happy Friday stampers!  We made it through another week and we are on to the weekend!  I am super excited for this weekend for many reasons, but the one thing I am most excited about is the start of spring baseball!!!  I have been longing for these days since fall baseball ended in October and am so happy to be, once again, filling up my car with bats, mitts cleats and sweaty boys!
But, before we get to baseball, we have some fun colors to share with you today at TGIF Challenges.  I love these colors...so fun and cheerful!
 
#tgifc97 Color Combo, Calypso Coral, So Saffron, Bermuda Bay
I decided to break out an old forgotten stamp set to make this card.  I love how quickly you can put a card together with this stamp set AND have it turn out so cute!
 
Supplies Used:
Paper ~ Whisper White, Silver Glimmer
Ink ~ Calypso Coral, Bermuda Bay, So Saffron, Smoky Slate
Stamp Set ~ Build a Birthday
Other Supplies ~ Perfect Pines Framelits (big star), Confetti Stars Border Punch, Bermuda Bay Bakers Twine
 
Start your Friday off right and come play along with us at TGIF Challenges!  We love to see what you are inspired to create!
 
Happy Stamping!


Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Quick & Easy AND Cute!

Hello stampers and happy Wednesday!
 
This has been super busy so far and it's about to get even busier before the weeks is done!  It's weeks like this that I an easy button to help me through the craziness :-) 
 
I may not have an easy button, but I DO have some quick and easy cards to share with you today.  These adorable little critters make for the cutest cards and they were so super quick and easy to make!
For other quick and easy card ideas, visit the design team over at SSINK today!
 
Supplies Used:
Paper ~ Whisper White, Real Red
Stamp Set ~ Love You Lots
Ink ~ Basic Black, Watercolor Pencils
Other Supplies ~ Owl Builder Punch
 
I can't decide which one I love the most...they are all so darn cute :-)
 
I hope you have a fabulous Wednesday!
 
Happy Stamping!