Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Love You-Mini Card

I love:
-Mini-Cards
(This one is 3 1/2" x 2 1/2".)
-Tags
-Hearts
-Stripes




I was inspired by the following Challenges:















 (Show us something you LOVE.)

Supplies:
Stamps:  (SSS)-YOU
Dies:  (SSS)-Tic Tac Toe Hearts, Tiny Tags; (Lil' Inker)-Stitched Rectangles
Other:  Clear Embossing Powder, Hemp Cord, Rhinestone, Foam Adhesive

Thanks for your visit.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Singing Bird

When I visit my Dear Dad, we always enjoy spending time by the water,
watching the birds, and listening to them sing.
I will be sending this card to him, to let him know I'm thinking of him.
(I always enjoy adding "pink", in honor of my Sweet Mom.)



I was inspired by the following:
Theme:  Add a Little Animal

Thanks for your visit.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Distress Inks & Gesso

I LOVE:
-Making Tags & Tag-Cards
-How Distress Inks Work on Gesso
-Using Bird Stamps
-Stitching on My Creations




I was inspired by the following challenges:
  Show us something you LOVE.
  I've used a Hero Arts-Bird stamp, that is an old favorite, & pairing it with a new-to-me stencil.
  The Mini Coffee Splotch Stencil is new to me.

Thanks for your visit.

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

Supplies
-(SSS)-Medium Dots Stencil
-Clothespins
-Gesso
-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.)




Supplies
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

Clear-Embossing

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














Supplies
Stamps:  (SSS)-Hello You
Die:  (SSS)-BEAUTIFUL
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

Watercoloring

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.)



Supplies
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!