Friday, May 22, 2015

Poppies Say Hello...

Happy Friday!  Today I am popping in with a lovely clean and simple Card created for the SweetStamps.com blog...


 (ooohhhhh look at the pretty sparkles too!)
Supplies Used:
 Poppy Garden Clear Stamp Set SS4801
 Gelly Roll White Gel Pen
 Glaze Pens 10 pack
 Wink of Stella Brush Marker CLEAR
 Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
 Tuxedo Black Memento Marker

This card was a very easy clean and simple card to create.  I started my stamping my poppies onto my cardbase and coloring in with Colored Pencils.  I then stamped just the 3 larger flowers onto separate cardstock, colored in, and fussy cut.  Once I was done I popped them up with foam adhesive on my cardbase, and added the sentiment. I also added some sparkle with a Wink of Stella pen, as I just couldn't help myself, hehehe!

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Wishing You Happiness...

Hello!  This is my second post for today, so if you would like to see my home decor house rules that I made with DCWV goodies I'd love for you to stick around and scroll down! :)

Now I'm going to share a card I created, literally just this morning!  I love trying and exploring new color combos so when i saw the newest challenge at Cupcake Inspirations I just had to get crafty...


And here was my inspiration...






Isn't this color combo just gorgeous!!!  This card was super easy to create... I started by trimming my patterned paper and then trimming the center at an angle.  I then stamped my sentiment before adhering the patterned paper.   Next I diecut the butterfly, adhered the two cuts together, added some glitter to the body and tucked it right at the top corner of the sentiment.  The enamel dots were the icing on the cake, no pun intended ( ok screw it, pun was totally intended me = dork )!

Supplies Used:
Patterned Paper: Amy Tan
Stamp: Clearly BeSotted
Die: Spellbinders
Enamel Dots: Teressa Collins

Have a fabulous rest of the day and hope to see you back here tomorrow!
Happy Crafting!
Lisa

DCWV House Rules Decor/Layout

Hello!  It's Thursday, just one more day until the weekend, woot woot!  Today I am showing a fun home decor piece ( here and on the DCWV Blog ) that I could later put in the front of my Family Scrapbook. 




Supplies Used:
View blog post for supplies

I have always loved these home decor pieces with inspirational quotes, and I've wanted some house rules to hang up that really fit our house, and these were perfect!  ( The link for the free download is found on DCWV Blog post or you can find it on the Designer Blogs Search )  This also was a quick and easy project thanks to the DCWV Premium Paper Packs.  For full details on how I created this piece I would love for you to stop by the DCWV blog and check it out!

Happy Crafting!
Lisa

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Keep Your Fin Up

Hello!  I'm back today with a cute nautical card that I can't wait to share with you today here and on The Alley Way Stamps Blog...



Supplies Used:
Stamps: The Alley Way Stamps ( Gill Friend and Something's Fishy )
Material Paper: DCWV
Various Copics
Accent: Piccolo
Dew Drops: Robin's Nest

To create this card I started by covering a panel with Material Paper.  Then I mixed white gesso with a blue spray mist to get a light blue and rubbed this with my finger over the center of the panel.  Next I stamped the sentiment and Dolphin on separate paper, colored and fussy cut.  Finally I adhered the Dolphin with foam adhesive, and the sentiment with glue dots onto a wheel accent.  The dew drops were the icing on the cake, hehehe!

I am entering this into the following challenge:
Allsorts Challenge Blog: No Squares

Thanks so much for stopping by and Happy Crafting!
Lisa

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Craft and You Layout for Nani Ke Ola Blog

Hello!  Today you will find me sharing a layout using the Craft and You Spring Garden Collection on the Nani Ke Ola Blog!  I had fun mixing and matching the papers of this collection and getting a little messy with some Mixed Media techniques.  Here's a little peek, and I hope to see you over there!



Happy Crafting!
Lisa

Monday, May 18, 2015

CardMaker Magazine and Pretty Pink Posh Blog Hop!!! *Giveaway*

Hello!!!!  And eeeekkk!!!  I am so excited this day is here!  If you have just stumbled on my blog I encourage you to start from the beginning on the CardMaker Magazine Blog so you don't miss any of the inspiration you are sure to find using lots of Pretty Pink Posh goodness.

Let's move onto my project(s) for the hop...



 Supplies Used:
Dies: Square die from the Stitched Banner Duo Dies and Stitched Labels 1
Sequins: Springtime sequins mix, Clear sequins in 4 mm and 6 mm, 6 mm Silver Confetti
Patterned Paper: Crate Paper
Vellum Shapes: Crate Paper
Clear Stamp: Mama Elephant Party Kit
Glossy Accents

To create my cards I started with the square die from the Stitched Banner Duo Dies and die cut various patterned paper squares.  Next I sliced them all diagonally and matched them together.  In the third photo below you will see how I arranged them in two different patterns.  And with a few embellishments, sentiments and foam adhesive my cards are complete!
Paulina was so very kind in giving the CardMaker Magazine Designers a few of the Pretty Pink Posh dies and sequins to work with, and I want to take a moment to Thank her for her generosity!  She is also generously providing a prize pack to one of you just for hopping along!  Double Score!  And huge THANKS Paulina!!! ( She is truly one of the sweetest people I have met through blogging, if you don't know her or her products yet you are in for quite the treat! )

Prize Pack:
Includes:
Stitched Borders 1 die cuts
Stitched Banner Duo 2 die cuts
6mm Sparkling Clear sequins
6mm Marigold sequins
6mm Espresso sequins
6mm Mossy Green sequins
6mm Pink Peonies sequins
Silver Confetti
Silver Star Confetti

Now here is the full hop line up so you don't miss a stop...
Blog Hop List
Pretty Pink Posh: http://prettypinkposh.com/blog

Happy Hopping!!!
Lisa

Beautiful Inside and Out... and a Sale

Hello, and Happy Monday!!!  Today I am sharing a pretty floral mixed media card here and on The Alley Way Stamps Blog...


Supplies Used:
Stamps: The Alley Way Stamps (Say It Don't Spray It, Petal Pushers, and Flower Show)
Ink: Versafine
Gellatos: Faber Castell
Gesso: Martha Stewart
Watercolor Cardstock: Ranger
Clear Sequins: V's Sweet Ideas and Pretty Pink Posh

Sometimes it just feels good to get messy, and that is just what I did with this card today.  I started by covering watercolored cardstock with White Gesso.  Once this dried I went over the background with several gellatos, sprayed with water and blended with my finger and a paper towel.  Next I covered a second piece of watercolor paper with gesso and applied blue, purple, and green gellatos, blended with my finger and allowed it to dry.  I then stamped the background panel with my sentiment several times, and stamped the floral images on the other cardstock.  I fussy cut the flowers and leaves and adhered them with a mix of foam adhesive and Tombow Mono Glue.  Finally I dripped some purple mist with a dropper along the top and let it run down.  The clear sequins were the icing on the cake.

I was also inspired by The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge: May Flowers

Thanks so much for stopping by and Happy Crafting!
Lisa

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