Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Fall Colors

We've been having some absolutely lovely days.
The temperatures have been SO delightful.
Fall is one of my favorite seasons.

I'm playing along with the SSS Flickr Challenge 54.
The theme is:  Capture the Colors of Fall.

Stamps:  (SSS)-Blooming Day, Diagonal Stripes, Tiny Tag Words
Dies:  (SSS)-Stitched Rectangles; (SB)-Tag
Inks:  VersaMark; (PTI)-Canyon Clay, Stormy Sea
Other:  MISTI, Clear-Embossing Powder, Sequins, Foam Adhesive

Thanks for your visit.
Have a lovely day.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Papertrey September Blog Hop Challenge

I'm playing along with the
I always enjoy making tags.
(The die-cut letters I used, represent the first letter of each recipient's first name.)

Below is the lovely photo we were given to use as our inspiration.
I was inspired by the colors and tags.

PTI-Dies:  Fancy Foliage Details, Tag Sale #3, Minute To Make: Holiday Tags,
                    Tremendous Tags, Tiny Tags, Block Alphabet Upper
PTI-Cardstock:  Kraft, Classic White, True Black
Other:  Sequins, Foam Adhesive

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Have a lovely day.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Black/White + Color


Danielle's beautiful creations always inspire me.
She provided a wonderful tutorial for the

Also adding this to:

Stamps:  (PTI)-Garden Grace; (SSS)-Diagonal Stripes
Dies:  (PTI)-Noted; (SSS)-Stitched Rectangles
Ink:  Onyx Black, Copic Markers
Other:  Clear-Embossing Powder, Twine, Sequins

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Have a lovely day.

Thursday, August 18, 2016


I'm playing along with the SSS-Flickr Challenge 51.
Theme:  Emboss it!
The flowers and sentiment are clear-embossed.

Stamps:  (SSS)-Handwritten Floral Greetings, Stripe Greetings
Dies:  (SSS)-Stitched Dress Up Tags
Ink:  (PTI)-Lovely Lady; VersaMark 
Other:  Clear-Embossing Powder, Seam Binding-Vivid Pink, Foam Adhesive

Thinking of my Sweet Mom, today is her birthday.
Pink was her favorite color, & she loved flowers.
I will be sending this TAG-Card to my Dear Dad.
Hug your loved ones.

Thursday, August 4, 2016


Hi there!

To create the watercolored background,
I inked an acrylic block with Distress Inks,
sprayed with water, and pressed onto watercolor paper.

The sentiment is stamped in Onyx Black ink and then clear-embossed.
After the die-cut flower is colored, I applied Crystal Stickles.

Stamps:  (SSS)-Artful Flowers, Stripe Greetings
Dies:  (SSS)-Designer Flowers, Stitched Rectangles
Inks: Broken China, Salty Ocean, Peacock Feathers, Onyx Black
Other:  Crystal Stickles, Clear-Embossing Powder, Sequins, Foam Adhesive

I'm Playing Along with the Following:

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

PTI - SAF 2016

I created one more card for the PTI Stamp-A-Faire 2016.

This is for the Mastering Drips & Splatters With Lizzie Jones challenge.

(PTI) - Re-Inkers:  Raspberry Fizz, Bright Buttercup
(PTI) - Noted Die
Other:  Black & White Paint, VersaMark Ink, Clear-Embossing Powder, Stitched Rectangle 

Thank you, Papertrey Ink and Design Team, for all the wonderful video tutorials,
fun challenges, and fabulous inspiration.
Your time and hard work is greatly appreciated.

This photo shows all my creations for six of the challenges.

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Monday, July 25, 2016

Papertrey July Blog Hop Challenge


I'm playing along with the Papertrey July Blog Hop Challenge.

Nichole provided us with this lovely inspiration photo.
(This is my kind of photo.)
I was inspired by the pretty curtains & colors.
And, the curtain rod provided the final piece of inspiration for my card.

Stamps:  (PTI)-Noted, Irresistibly Ikat, Heart-2-Heart #4
Inks:  (PTI)-Melon Berry, Aqua Mist; VersaMark
Dies:  (PTI)-Rounded Labels Collection; (LI)-Stitched Rectangles
Other:  White Embossing Powder, Hemp Cord, Sequins, Foam Adhesive

(YAY, it's raining!  We definitely need it.)

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