Monday, July 10, 2017

Turtle Thanks

This little turtle is hilarious! My mom needed a card for a friend that let them stay at her house on the beach. She's a big turtle fan so I think she will get a kick out of it! This card is also for the Try Stampin' on Tuesday Challenge #329.

  • Small Sea Turtle die cut by Impression Obsession
  • Thank you Die cut by A Muse Studio
  • Secrets of the Sea paper by Bella Blvd
  • Lovely paper by Illustrated Faith (Bella Blvd)
  • Stitched Circle die cuts by Lawn Fawn
  • green washi tape

Saturday, July 1, 2017

July Calendar 2017

USA! USA! USA! Time for barbecues and fireworks. Here are the materials I used:

  • Grill diecut by Taylored Expressions
  • BB Everyday Is A Picnic by My Favorite Things
  • Patriotic Picnic paper by Doodlebug Design
  • memento ink- tuxedo black

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Fishy Father's Day

Ok this card screams my dad! He's a fisher, hunter, builder, fixer, and all around great dad. Here are the materials I used:

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Father's Day Ties

This card is for my Father-in-Law. He will love the ties! Here are the materials I used:
  • paper- 3 Parts Muscle and Pinch of Elections by Jillibean Soup
  • Dad + Me stamp set by Lawn Fawn
  • memento ink- paris dusk

Friday, June 16, 2017

Happy Father's Day!

I must admit, I made duplicates of this one for the grandfathers. Here are the materials I used:

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Bride-to-be

I'm at the age where everyone is getting married or having a baby! I made a few of these because I could always use one of these. Here are the materials I used:
  • Charlotte stamp set by Taylored Expressions
  • copic markers- RV52, 66, W1, G43, 46, R39, E00, 35, 99
  • Decorative Labels 28 die cuts by Spellbinders
  • Cuttlebug embossing folder
  • coordinating ribbon
  • memento ink- tuxedo black

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Super Cute Laundry!

baby girl...
...or baby boy?
I'm prepared either way! A friend of mine (are me!) is having a baby. Hopefully we will know the gender for her shower. Here are the materials I used:
  • Welcome Baby stamp set by My Favorite Things
  • Bundle of Baby Clothes die cuts by My Favorite Things
  • Grassy Hillside Borders by Lawn Fawn
  • grass paper- Citrus Green Check by Authentique
  • girl paper- Bundle of Joy paper pack by Echo Park
  • boy paper- Cuddle Boy Five by Authentique
  • Pearlescent Chalks
  • bird shape sprinkles by Doodlebug Design
  • memento ink- paris dusk

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Happy birthday, Ol' Sport

This card is perfect for the sport-loving birthday guy! Here are the materials I used:

Friday, June 9, 2017

Butterfly Birthday

I can't take credit for this design at all. This is totally my mom's creative genius. Isn't it great? Here are the materials we used:
  • Bitty Butterflies stamp set and die cuts by Papertrey Ink
  • Keep it Simple: Birthday 2 stamp set by Papertrey Ink
  • Stampin Up ink- gable green, green galore, tempting turquoise, bordering blue, and soft sky
  • memento ink- tuxedo black
  • coordinating twine

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Happy Bark-day!

Isn't this little pup adorable? Here are the materials I used:

  • Birthday Buddies stamp and die sets by Paper Smooches
  • Stitched Mini Scallop Circles by My Favorite Things
  • Flag dies by Impression Obsession
  • paper- Birthday Bisque by Jillibean Soup
  • copic markers- E35, 51, 53, R27
  • memento ink- tuxedo black and rose bud
  • pearl rhinestones

Thursday, June 1, 2017

June Calendar 2017

Beach time! Here are the materials I used:

  • Sandcastle diecut by Taylored Expressions
  • Beach Umbrella diecut by Taylored Expressions
  • Beachball diecut by Taylored Expressions
  • Summer Bliss- summer memories paper by Echo Park

  • Monday, May 1, 2017

    May Calendar 2017

    ...bring May flowers! (and wind for flying kites)
    Here are the materials I used:

    Saturday, April 1, 2017

    April Calendar 2017

    April Showers....
    Here are the materials I used:
    • Hello Spring Stamp and Die set by Echo park
    • paper- Summer Bliss and Sunny Days Ahead by Echo Park
    • clear stickles 
    • rhinestones 

    Saturday, March 11, 2017

    Chicky Easter

     Easter is on the way! Isn't this chick precious?? This card was made for the Try Stampin' on Tuesday Challenge #311. The optional theme of checks or plaid fit perfectly for this card. Here's the sketch and the materials I used:

    • Chirpy Chirp Chirp stamp and die set by Lawn Fawn
    • Cute Chicks stamp set by Simon Says Stamp! and Neat and Tangled
    • versamagic ink- sea breeze
    • Chicks paper sheet by Echo Park 
    • copics- YR04, Y15
    • memento ink- tuxedo black
    • coordinating dots

    Wednesday, March 1, 2017

    March Calendar 2017

    March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb :) Here are the materials I used:
    • Rooting for You stamp set and dies by Lawn Fawn
    • Copics- E99, W4
    • paper- easter parade by doodlebug design
    • Stitched Oval Diecuts by My Favorite Things
    • memento ink- cottage ivy, rhubarb stalk, and tangelo

    Sunday, February 5, 2017

    Out of This World

    Here are the materials I used for this precious space card:

    • Out of This World stamp set by Technique Tuesday
    • Bubbles embossing folder by Taylored Expressions
    • copics- N1, 2, 3, W00, 1, Y08, YR04, 07, 18, B01, 04, BG02, YG09
    • memento ink- paris dusk and tuxedo black



    Saturday, February 4, 2017

    Birthday Florals

    A beautiful birthday bouquet! Here are the materials I used:
    • Thoughtful Rose Bouquet stamp by Impression Obsession
    • Life Stuff Sentiments stamp set by Impression Obsession
    • copics- R81, 83, 85, B00, YG01, 03, Y00, 11, 13
    • Simple Life paper pack by echo park
    • Cuddle Girl Five paper sheet by Authentique 
    • We R Memory Keepers quilted embossing folder
    • memento ink- tuxedo black and paris dusk

    Wednesday, February 1, 2017

    February Calendar 2017

    The season of love is upon us! These are the materials I used:

    Sunday, January 15, 2017

    We Go Together Like Eggs and Bacon

    My assistant's daughter asked me to make a Valentine's Day card for her to give to her boyfriend. It always makes me feel so honored when someone thinks of me when they want a special card for someone. The sketch came from the Try Stampin' on Tuesday Challenge #304. Here is the sketch and the materials I used:

    • Love 'n Breakfast stamp set by Lawn Fawn
    • XOXO paper by Jillibean Soup
    • Lovebugs paper by Doodlebug Design
    • copics- Y15, E27, T4, 5, 6
    • memento ink- tuxedo black and rich cocoa

    Saturday, January 14, 2017

    Birthday Candles

    Happy Birthday, Hubby! This card is for my favorite guy. Here are the materials I used:

    Sunday, January 8, 2017

    Bride and Groom

    A girl in my small group is getting married next weekend! I know she will love this card. The whimsical look is just her style. Here are the materials I used:

    • Love Me Do stamp by Whimsy Stamps
    • copics- W00, 0, 1, E00, 01, 25, 27, 29, C1, 2, 3, 4, YR21, 24, 27, RV11, 52, YG61, G43
    • Labels 42- Decorative Accents by Spellbinders
    • memento ink- tuxedo black
    • coordinating ribbon

    Wednesday, January 4, 2017

    Warm Heart

    One of my resolutions for 2017 is to do a better job of actually sending the cards I make. I made this card to send to a friend that I really miss. We met in college because we were in the same cohort for the education program and geography has made it difficult to stay close. Like me, she is both young at heart and an old soul. (I swear it is possible to be both.) She will really appreciate the snail mail. Here are the materials I used: 

    Sunday, January 1, 2017

    January Calendar 2017

    I've decided to release my calendar cards one month at a time this year. So, here is the card for January! These are the materials I used:
    • Toboggan Together stamp set and dies by Lawn Fawn
    • copics- N6, YR07
    • Frosty Friends paper pack by Doodlebug Designs
    • liquid appliqué
    • coordinating enamel dots
    Check back next month for February's calendar!

    Saturday, December 31, 2016

    Altenew Birthday

    My birthday card supply has come and gone! Time to start rebuilding. Here are the materials I used: