Sunday, November 30, 2014

Altered Clothespins

I had fun altering these clothespins, to give as a gift.
(I love using DOTS!)

I'm playing along with the following:
-SSS-Flickr Challenge #7 - Stencils
-SSS-Work It Wednesday-November 2014-Holiday
-SSS-Wednesday Challenge-Anything Goes

-(SSS)-Medium Dots Stencil
-Fired Brick Distress Ink
-VersaMark Ink
-Clear Embossing Powder
-Sewing Machine

Thanks for your visit.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Snowflake Chalkboard Tag

I made this Chalkboard Tag for the PTI-November Blog Hop.
The theme this month is SNOW.
(I don't see much snow in my part of the USA.)

Stamps:  (PTI)-Snow Globe Sentiments
Dies:  (PTI)-Tremendous Tags, Snowflake Medley
Ink:  VersaMark, Frost White
Other:  Gold Embossing Powder, Gold Paint, Gold Cord

(It's good to be back online.)
Thanks for your visit.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014


Hello!  Hope you are staying warm in your part of the world.

I made this Top-Folding CARD by:
Inking & Clear-Embossing the SSS-Diagonal Stripe Stencil
Die-Cutting & Clear-Embossing the "BEAUTIFUL"
Stamping & Clear-Embossing the "Hello"

(This card is on its way to one of my beautiful nieces.)

I'm playing along with the following challenges:
-Simon Says Stamp-Flickr Challenge #5-Embossing
-Simon Says Stamp-Wednesday Challenge-Thinking of You
-Virginia's View Challenge #9-All Things Metallic

-CAS(E) This Sketch #99

Stamps:  (SSS)-Hello You
Stencil:  (SSS)-Diagonal Stripe
Ink:  VersaMark, Onyx Black
Other:  Clear Embossing Powder, Cord, Silver Gems

Happy Crafting!
Thanks for your visit.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014


I'm playing along with the SSS-Flickr Challenge #4, with a theme of Watercoloring.
I used Distress Inks to do the watercoloring.
The "Hugs" is clear-embossed & stacked 4-high.
(This card is on its way to a friend.)

Die:  (SSS)-Big Hugs
Inks:  Peacock Feathers, Ripe Persimmon, VersaMark
Other:  Clear Embossing Powder, Cord, Eyelet, Sewing

I've been having problems with my computer, so I haven't been able to visit blogs.
Hopefully, the problem will soon be resolved.
Thanks for your visit!

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Gold-Dipped Die-Cuts

I'm playing along with the following:
  (I love the beautiful inspiration she provided!)
  (Virginia has created lots of lovely CAS cards to inspire us.)

The "hello" on my card is stacked 4-high, to add dimension to my one-layer card.

Stamps:  (PTI)-Watercolor Wonder
Ink:  (PTI)-Aqua Mist, Raspberry Fizz, Smokey Shadow; VersaMark
Dies:  (PTI)-Stitched Rectangles, Wet Paint Cuts
Other:  Gold Embossing Powder, Sequins

Have a lovely day.
Thanks for your visit!

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Gesso & Watercolor

I've created a TAG-CARD for the following challenges:
 (Since I enjoy creating TAG-CARDs, I wanted to play along, again, with this FUN challenge.)
 (I'm falling in love with...Gesso and Picked Raspberry Distress Ink)
 (After applying Gesso, I watercolored with Picked Raspberry Distress Ink.)
 (Virginia always has such FUN challenges.)

The hearts & "love" are clear-embossed, & stacked 4-high for added dimension.
The "you" is white embossed.

Stamps:  (SSS)-Tiny Tags
Dies:  (SSS)-Tic-Tac-Toe Hearts, Small Love You; (PTI)-Tag Sale #7
Ink:  Picked Raspberry DI
Other:  Gesso, Clear & White Embossing Powder, Hemp Cord, Button, Foam Adhesive

Happy Crafting!
Thanks for your visit.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Hello - TAG-CARD

I've created this TAG-CARD for the following:
SSS-STAMPtember Work It Wednesday Challenge-Color Coordinates Inspiration

Stamps:  (SSS)-Hello You, Tiny Tags
Dies:  (SSS)-Tiny Tags; (PTI)-Tag Sale #7
Ink:  Crushed Olive-DI, Brushed Corduroy-DI, Coffee-Archival
Other:  Clear-Embossing Powder, (TH)-Dot Fade Stencil, Modeling Paste, Twine, Button, Foam Adhesive

Happy Crafting!
Thanks for your visit.