Sunday, January 31, 2010

Paper Sundaes Challenge #3 - Valentine Theme sponsored by Paperworks Co

I had so much fun with Paper Sundaes Challenge #3!  This week's challenge was sponsored by Paperworks Co and we got to use stamps from the Freckle Love Connection and you can see and purchase them all here.   They are adorable and I want them all!  We needed to make a Valentine themed card.  I got to use the image "First Date" which I absolutely fell in love with!  It was sooooo much fun to colour.  For my card I used Bo Bunny "Sweetie Pie Smooch" paper and Bazill Cardstock.  I coloured with copics (R02, R29, R39, W4, W6, E00, E02, E13, E15, E35, E37, E41, B21, B23, YG11, YG13, YG23, YG63, RV32, RV34).  I also used some chipboard hearts and used my Glue Pad and applied some Pink Glitter Ritz to.  I inked the edges of the image and used some green ribbon that I picked up this past weekend went I went down to our family cabin on Lummi Island, WA.  Be sure to visit Paper Sundaes Challenge Blog and play along, it's so much fun!  The winner this week will win a $25.00 gift certificate for Paperworks Co :) Not only do they have stamps but paper, adhesives, embellishments and lots more!  This card was entered also entered in the following challenge:  A Spoonful of Sugar (freestyle).
Happy Sundae!

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Magnolia Stamp Lovers Blog - Challenge #2

While I was recently checking out a few of my favourite blogs I was sooooo happy to find a new challenge blog called Magnolia Stamp Lovers and they just posted Challenge #2 so I couldn't wait to play!  This week was a sketch challenge!  I LOVE my Magnolias and am getting quite the collection.  They are so fun and easy to colour and are so darn cute!  Check out their blog and enter for your chance to win some amazing prizes!  For this challenge you have a chance to win a subscription to Magnolia Ink Magazine :)

I used Tilda sitting with Hair Bow and coloured her with my copics (E00, E02, E31, E35, E41, E43, E44, E55, E57, B00, B02, R02) and then used my Inkssential white pen to highlight her cheeks.  I used some nestabilities that I got from my stamping pal Carla and inked the background with brown ink and drew stitching with my copic multiliner.  The design paper I used was some leftover scraps I had from a card I made earlier and is from Kaisercraft's Line "Reminiscing".  The flowers I got from a company called Wild Orchid Crafts!  They make such cute flowers and the pricing is so good.  My other stamping pal Jenny sent me some in a secret sister swap earlier this year.  The sentiment is one I've had for quite a while.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Paper Sundaes Challenge #2 Ildi Co Cuddles Kuma Fleur

The challenge this week over at Paper Sundaes Challenge Blog was a recipe challenge and was sponsored by Ildi Co.  We had to use the colours Brown and Pink and include lace and flowers.  I chose to use the Ildi Co digital image "Cuddles Kuma Fleur" which you can purchase over at Ildi Co's website.  I coloured the image with copics (E41, E43, E44, E53, RV32 and RV34).  The design paper I used was My Minds Eye Penny Lane collection.  I used lace ribbon that I got at our local fabric store and the flowers are paper flowers from Mulberry Street.  Other miscellaneous supplies I used was a corner punch and Hero Arts pearls.  Thanks for checking out my card and be sure to check out all the challenge details and the rest of the design teams entries over at Paper Sundaes.  Happy Sundae :)

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Paper Sundaes Challenge #1 - How do you top your Sundaes?

I'm so excited, I've been waiting for this day to arrive for weeks! Today is the first ever PAPER SUNDAES blog Challenge #1 (PSC1)!  When I was recently asked by Shana and Christine to join the Design Team for Paper Sundaes Challenge Blog I delightfully accepted!  This great blog posts new challenges every Sunday so be sure to check back often and play along!  The first challenge was a sketch challenge and is sponsored by Lacey over at Stamp & Create!

My first card was made using one of the stamps from The Greeting Farms "Miss Anya Love" which I first stamped in Memento and then coloured in with copics (E00, E02, E53, E55, E57, RV0000, RV09, RV10, RV19, RV29, RV32 and RV34).  I added Pink Shimmerz to the bottom part of her dress and the middle of the bows in her hair.   The paper used was from the Basic Grey Bittersweet collection.  I LOVE THIS PAPER!  The stamp, shimmerz and paper can all be found over at Lacey's website Stamp & Create so check it out!  Other supplies I used were Snowdots Cuttlebug folder, Stampin Up Pink Passion & Pixie Pink ink, miscellaneous ribbon, Making Memories "Hello" sentiment and some Dew Drops that my I received from my Secret Sister Jenny (Avery123) from Splitcoast Stampers.  Thanks Jenny :)

Before we had a sponsor for our first challenge I had already made this card below using Magnolia's Tilda with a Bunch of Roses which I coloured with my copics and spica glitter pens.  The paper and ribbon I used was all from Stampin Up and the sentiment "Just for You" is from the set "Oval All" by Stampin Up which I received over at the Cdn Express Thread at Splitcoaststampers!  The rhinestone flowers were part of my stash that I picked up at our local dollar store (I think).  Hope you enjoy my card and have fun with Paper Sundaes new Challenge Blog.  I'm already looking forward to next week's challenge :)  Be sure to check out the links (right hand side of my blog or on the Paper Sundaes Blog) to the other members of the Paper Sundaes Design Team, their work is AMAZING!

Oh yes......almost forgot!  A big thank you for everyone who participated in our Blog Hop on January 10th and turned it into such a great success.  Each and everyone of our design team members appreciated your comments and participation.  NOW ON TO THE GOOD STUFF.....The winner of my blog candy selected by is:
I will be trying to reach you via email so I can get your prize out to you!  A big thank you to you & everyone else who played along and made our blog hop such a success!  We hope you come back and join us each week for a new challenge :)  Happy Sundae!

Daisy- So Sweet SN Challenge #27

Sugar Nellie's Daisy Image is one of my all time favourite images and the first Sugar Nellie Stamp I ever purchased.  I've always wanted to enter a Sugar Bowl Challenge & I finally did it!  Challenge #27 was a sketch challenge and we had to please include distressing.  For my card I used Bazill Cardstock and design paper from Kaisercrafts "Blushed" line which I love and keep buying more everytime I go to the scrapbook store.  I distressed the edges using the edge scraper from my Making Memories Distressing kit and inked the edges with dark grey ink.  I also inked the pink ribbon and around the "Daisy" image however it doesn't show well in the photo.  I had one last Top Notes die cuts left from a swap over at Splitcoast Stampers and it worked perfectly for this card.  The Flowers I used are paper flowers from Mulberry Street and the pink pearls are from Hero Arts.  I coloured Daisy with copics (RV25, RV32, RV34, E00, E02, E35, E37, E39, W2, W4, W6, W8, G82 & G85).  I used pink stickles for the centre of the flowers in Daisy's hair.    Thanks for looking :)

Monday, January 11, 2010

Ildi Co Cuddles Kuma

I love Ildi Co's line of Cuddles Kuma digital stamps!  The image I used for this card is called "Cuddles Kuma Forest Thinks"....isn't he a cutie?  I coloured with copics (E21, E31, E33, E35, E37, E39, B41 & B45) and the designer paper was from KaiserCraft Reminiscing line.  I used Bazill Cardstock for the base of the card and the brads were from my collection.  Be sure to check out all the Cuddles Kuma digi stamps at Ildi Co's website.   I love these digi stamps because you can size them however you like and they are just too cute!

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Paper Sundaes Blog Hop & Blog Candy

Welcome to Paper Sundaes first ever Blog Hop!  I'm glad you joined in and are playing along.  If you arrived here from Carla's Blog then you are on the right track!  If not, please go back and start at the beginning which is Christine's Blog so you don't miss out on any of the beautiful cards from our amazing Sundae Girls Design Team (and for your chance to win some pretty yummy blog candy). Remember to check out and comment at all stops so you don't miss your chance to win any candy and finish at Paper Sundaes Challenge Blog for the big candy! 

To celebrate today's blog hop I created a Xmas card (yes....Xmas is over, I know..but I promised I would make some to send out next Xmas as I never got any sent out this year so I started REALLY early :)  My card was made using an Magnolia image "Tilda with Candy Cane" which I coloured with copics & my Spica glitter pens.  The paper I used was from Making Memories Fa La La Collection and the Joy chipboard letters are from Basic Grey.  The ribbon is canvas ribbon from my stash.  Hope you like it :)

The next stop on our blog hop is Danielle!  Be sure to check out her amazing card and watch out for eye candy along the way.  For your chance to win my blog candy you must be a follower of my blog and a follower of Paper Sundaes Challenge Blog and leave me a comment to let me know.  My blog candy includes stamp set called "Friendship" from Inkadinkadoo containing 10 clear stamps, a set of 4 Memento Dew drops (Rose Bud, Angel Pink, London Fog & Tuxedo Black as well as 2 sets of rhinestones (1 pink & 1 red).  

Be sure to join us on Sunday, January 17th at Paper Sundaes for our first challenge and the announcement of the blog candy winners!  

Be sure to check back here to see my challenge card & find out the winner of my blog candy :)  How do you top your Sundaes?

Thursday, January 7, 2010

NEW! Paper Sundaes Challenge Blog & Blog Hop Celebration

The brand new challenge blog Paper Sundaes will be announcing their first challenge on Sunday, January 17th and to celebrate in the meantime please join us & meet our amazing design team for our first ever BLOG HOP this Sunday, January 10th!

There will be blog candy offered by our design team members as well so be sure to follow along and visit each member of our design team to see their wonderful creations and for your chance to win!

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Dandy & Lolita

This is another card I made using Ildi Co's Dandy & Lolita digital image.  I used paper from Basic Grey's Bittersweet line and used my Cuttlebug Snowdots folder to emboss the background.  This image was coloured with copic colours (T2, T3, E00, E02, E33, E35, E37, E39, E41, E43, E44, E49, E53, E55, E57, E59, RV0000, RV02, RV32 & RV34).  I used stampin up Pixie pink ink & another burnt umber ink to ink the edges of the image.  The felt flowers are also from Stampin up.  Hope you enjoy it :)