Sunday, November 26, 2017

Sunday, November 5, 2017






I love playing with fall stamps.  The colors are so vibrant, and who doesnt love a good pumpkin spice latte


Stamp set is Sinon SaysSays, Stamptember,  by Greeting Farm.  copics to color ,
Lawn Fawn  papers

Challenges:
Tic Tac Toe:  Ribbon, stripes, layers
Connie Can Crop:  Colors
Crafty Addicts:  Fall Colors
Addicted to Stamps:  Autumn
Really Reasonable Ribbin:  Anything Goes
The Ribbon Girls:  Card/ribbon
Hiding in my CRaf Room: Fall colors


Sunday, October 22, 2017

Trying to finish up Halloween cards.  Once again I bought more goodies then I will use,

Background made with Distress Oxides,  I love those inks!  Web is from Stampin Up.  Spider is Doodlebug, and Stamp set is from Hero Arts.

Challenges:
Cupcake Inspiration: #428
Aud Sentiments: Halloween and  Sentiment
Simon Says Stamp: Photo Inspiration
Sweet Stampin: Bingo  (web, sentiment, witch)
Pile it On: spider/cobwebs


Sunday, September 24, 2017


Got some mental health time in today.  Well needed I might say....

Stamp is from Anne Fenton, colored with copies.  Reverse Confetti dies.  Tim Holtz Halloween DP. (Matched the terra cotta pot perfectly)

Challenges:
Show Us Your Pussies:  Furrything
Try it on Tuesday: My Friend
Sweet Stamps: Cute/Cuddley  (http://sweetstampinchallengeblog.blogspot.com)


Monday, September 18, 2017


I collect coffee sets,  
coffee  sentiments etc.  One of my newest favorites is Coffee Cafe from Stampin Up.


All products are from Stampin Up

Challenges: coffee loving cardmakers
addicted to stamps: stamp background

Sunday, August 20, 2017


This is one of my favorite stamp sets from MFT.  SpaDay.  It is so old but I love it.

I think it is so important to take time for "yourself"  We get so caught up in our daily life that we forget to....

Colored with Prosma Pencils.  DP and dies are from MFT.

Challenges:
Simon Says:  Use a sentiment
Shop Your Stash: Chillin and Relaxin
Tuesday Throwdown: Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet: Anything Goes

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Summer is definitely here in Chicago!  Hot, humid and hotter!   But it beats winter any day.

I love these stamps,  the pengun is from Art Impressions, and the sentiment is from Two Lips.

Colored with copies,  embossed die is from Reverse Confetti.  DP is DoodleBug.

Challenges:
Simon Says: Emboss It
2 Crafty Critter Crazies: Anything Goes with a Critter
Sunny Day Crafting:Tic Tac Toe (sentiment, stamp, emboss)
4 Crafty Chicks: Summer Fun
Aud Sentiments: Tic Tac Toe (emboss, patterned paper, die cut)
Cute Card Thursday: Pink
If you Give a Crafter a Cookie: Photo inspiration