Friday, January 29, 2016


Come join us this week at the Stamping Boutique for our "Die Cut Challenge"  
I LOVE  ths Memory Box die. I cut  this die from champaign glitter paper , colored image with Copics.  I have never used brown as a monochromatic theme but I do love how this came out.

Challenges:
simon says: anything goes
jo's scrapshack: anything goes (http://jwscrapshack.blogspot.com)
little miss muffet challenge blog: anything goes
tuesday throwdown: anything goes

Sunday, January 17, 2016

We are in the deep freeze here in Chicagoland!   Minus degrees and windchills up to -25. count down to spring in progress.  In the mean time...craft.

Love Hero Arts Ombre Inks,   I cant wait to get their new colors! Stamp set is from Simon Says.

Challenges:
Simon Says: Monochromatic
My time to craft: Tag it
Little Miss Muffet: Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps and More: Anything Goes

Saturday, January 9, 2016


I LOVE Penguins! And this adorable image from The Stamping Boutique was to cute to pass up!

Colored with my copics.  I used my new Marvey Snow Pen to make the card dimesional.  I used my new Simon Says snow edgelite dies and a Memory Box die to add silver snow behind the hill.  DP and sticker is from Dec SS card kit.

Challenges:
Fantastic Tuesday:  Cold out there
Tuesday Throwdown: Winter Wnderland
Simon Says Stamp:  Something New
Di digi Designs: Something New
Brown Sugar: Anything Goes
Card Mania: Winter Fun

Thursday, December 24, 2015



Wow,  I can't believe its been a month since I last posted,  life just gets in the way at times.  

I make cards every year for the special folks in my life,  this one is for my daughter.  

Image from the Stamping Boutique,  colored with Cpoics and background is airbrushed.  Used my new Marvey "Snow Marker"  Love it!  to make my snowflakes.  Stamp is from Memory Box.
the card sparkles,  with Wink of Stella Glitter pen,  and stickles.

challenges:  

Simon Says: sparkle
If You Give a Crafter a Cookie:  Photo Inspiration
Little Red Wagon: Sparkle
Cute Card Thursday: anything goes

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Thanksgiving has become my favorite holiday.  A day with good food, family and time to reflect on my blessings.  

This Cornicopia is from Stef, AKA Glitterabe,  at The Stamping Boutique,  come join their latest challenge, Thankful. Give Thanks is from Stampin Up.

Colored with Copics, MFT stitched dies,  fun foam gave me my layers.  All else from my never ending stash pile.

Challenges:
Simon Says: anything goes
Crazy for Challenges: square
Hiding in my Craftroom: holiday
DRS Design: holiday, color

Saturday, November 14, 2015

When I think of November I think of Thanksgiving and everything I'm grateful for.  

It is challenge time again at The Stamping Boutique,  "Fall".  I chose Steph's image, AKA Glitterbabe for my card.  Love this Pilgrim girl.  

Colored with Cpoics,  Rosette made with Tim Holtz die,  pumpkin cut from Cameo. All papers from my stash.

Challenges:
Catch the Bug: Thanks
Digi Designs CHallenges: Bingo, die cut, digi, hanf colored
Jo's Scrap Shack: Anything Goes
Little Red Wagon: Happy Turkey Day

Sunday, November 8, 2015


 I love this stamp set from Stampin Up,  Lotus Blosom. so sad its retired.  

Stamped with Altnew Inks,  Wink of Stella to highlight the flower.

Challenges: 
Simon Says:  Thankful
4 Crafty Chicks: Two Step Stamping
Little Miss Muffet: Anything Goes