Sunday, December 14, 2014

Some Trees, Feathers, and Fun Colors

I had some time to play in some SCS challenges this weekend and these are the cards I made:


Hope your weekend was wonderful!!! Hugz!

Monday, December 8, 2014

A Cute Little Owl

This week's Squigglefly challenge is to use a die or embossing - super easy to help with the rush of the holidays. I used a fun new set by Cheryl Grant Alger called Warm and Cozy. The set has 2 sentiments (I used one), a mug of hot chocolate full of marshmallows, the fun hat I used, and this adorable owl.


I embossed my bg snowflake paper out of my stash, colored up my owl with some SU! alcohol markers, and added some Snowtex. Cute, cute, cute!

Come join in the fun - there are so many great new (and old) images in the Squigglefly shop. I have 20 of them on my current wish list!!

I am also entering this in the:

Clean and Simple Challenge on Splitcoast Stampers which is to use music on your card (my bg paper has music done in kraft on it - you have to look closely)

Anything Goes Christmas/Holidays at Pile it On

Moving Along with the Times - Christmas Climate

Jingle Belles - ATG Christmas

Hugz!!!

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Some Trees!

This weekend I was in a tree mood (thanks to you Angie). For the SCS Inspiration Challenge, I made a fun pink poinsettia tree (THIS was my inspiration).



I used my new ODBD poinsettia die and a sentiment from the Christmas Verse set (I love this die btw). I am entering this in the current Christmas challenge at ODBD.

I also cased a beautiful card by Sara who was the Featured Stamper at SCS (THIS is the card I cased). I so want to do a sky like she did soon - I opted to do my trees colorful instead. Lovely as a Tree is one of my favorite SU! sets.


Hugz!!!

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

A Wreath, Snow, and some Flowers

In Alabama, they are breaking up the hunting season. You get to hunt for a few weeks, then you stop, then you start again - I think that happens 3 times. Hubby was gone all weekend and I am not a big Black Friday shopper so I got to play on the kitchen counter!

My favorite card I made was for the Inspiration Challenge on SCS. The site was Sur La Table and I cased THIS lovely wreath. I used my fav MFP stamp set - Create with Pine Boughs, plus a MS leaf and branch punch. I stole more stuff off of one of hubby's flower arrangements too (he told someone the other day that I use to do this but he has no clue that I still do - LOL!). I made the wood look bg by taking a piece of old SU! dp (it was green with red flowers - seriously) - and I ran it through the SU! wood ef, then drug my SU! chocolate chip stamp pad across it, then I took some MS White Metal Primer and dipped a paper towel in it and drug it down the paper in straight lines - I love how it came out and the paper totally changed!

Next, I played in the MIX challenge on SCS and the MIX concept was snowy scenes:

Lastly, I had the great honor of being the Featured Stamper on SCS this week and I cased one of my own cards. I didn't post it but I cased THIS card.


Hope you had a great weekend! I gained three lbs!!!!!

Hugz

Friday, November 28, 2014

MFP November Blog Hop Day #4: Vintage Fashion


Welcome to the Marks Finest Papers, a Heinrich Company

Nov. Blog Hop! 





This month's New Stamp Set Releases are

 Featured  Nov. 25
Java Time

Featured Nov. 26
Crisp Winter


 Featured Nov. 27
Ice Skating

Featured Nov. 28
Vintage Fashion


Please hop along with us! You have a chance to win one of the above stamp sets! Just comment on the following blogs (don't forget this one), each day for more chances to win! (You do NOT have to comment on all the blogs each day! The names are drawn randomly!) All four winners will be announced on 
Nov. 29, 2014 on the MFP Stamp Shop blog. You can go back and comment if you missed a day. (HINT: The more you comment, the more chances you have to win and comments on the MFP blog count twice!) 

The deadline for 
commenting is 10 PM EST on Friday Nov. 28, 2014




Here's the Design Team:

The minute I read this sentiment, I knew I wanted to go to Cracker Barrel and get some of their old fashioned candy to make a candy topper. I can't wait to give this one away!



Come on back tomorrow for more creativity.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

A Door Inspired Card

This week's MFPSpeedyTV Inspiration Challenge is all about some pretty doors:



I was inspired by the snow flake looking symbol on the first door:


I used the MFP Ice and Snow set to make this card - I embossed them and sponged around the panel with TH faded jeans ink. Fun! Hope you can join in the challenge!

Hugz and Happy Thanksgiving!!!!

MFP November Blog Hop Day Three: Ice Skating


Welcome to the Marks Finest Papers, a Heinrich Company

Nov. Blog Hop! 





This month's New Stamp Set Releases are

 Featured  Nov. 25
Java Time

Featured Nov. 26
Crisp Winter


 Featured Nov. 27
Ice Skating

Featured Nov. 28
Vintage Fashion


Please hop along with us! You have a chance to win one of the above stamp sets! Just comment on the following blogs (don't forget this one), each day for more chances to win! (You do NOT have to comment on all the blogs each day! The names are drawn randomly!) All four winners will be announced on 
Nov. 29, 2014 on the MFP Stamp Shop blog. You can go back and comment if you missed a day. (HINT: The more you comment, the more chances you have to win and comments on the MFP blog count twice!) 

The deadline for 
commenting is 10 PM EST on Friday Nov. 28, 2014




Here's the Design Team:


I had fun with this new set. I sparkled up the skates with stickles to give the card an icy feel.

Come on back tomorrow for more creativity.