Saturday, January 30, 2010

Cutie in the Mirror/Handmade roses

Hello everyone, hope you are enjoying your weekend!!
Tomorrow is the last day of the ALOTA RUBBER STAMPS 20% OFF SALE(CWDTCHAL) is the Coupon code!
So for todays card I wanted to share with you this DARLING little Cutie in the mirror stamp
She comes mounted on wood for 11.00
Or add her to your cart and change to unmounted for 5.50 then recalculate/then add 20% off coupon at checkout to save 20% off the 5.50 AWESOME DEAL!!!


This little cutie is colored with copics, and she is sitting on YES a SLICE frame!!!!! LOVE'N my PINK SLICE!! this frame is from the Studio Essentials card! I used the hearts from the MS border punch and stuck them on :)
My Roses are YES HANDMADE!!! I've had sooooo many ask me to do a video on these, and I will work on another video for the roses and post in the next couple of weeks!!
Please let me know at anytime if there is a video tutorial that you would like me to do k :) Love helping out!
Supplies used:
Alota Stamps: Cutie in the Mirror(All stamps on sale 20% off) coupon code CWDTCHAL
DP:papertrey cardstock, and scrap dp
Color:Copics/white gel pen for dots
Embellishments:Handmade Roses, branches, ribbon
Thank you for stopping by and enjoy your weekend!!
Also HERE is a link to the ALOTA CHALLENGE BLOG!! HOPE you will join us, Lots of FREE stamps given away every challenge!!! You can enter as many times link up to mr.linky for better chances of winning!! :)
Hugs,
Cheryl

Friday, January 29, 2010

Farm Fresh Friday/Monochromatic Madness & preview

Hello everyone, todays Farm Fresh Friday challenge is by Marie! Monochromatic Madness...Love this challenge :)
On my card I used this sweetie from the set Sweet Tooth by Marina Neira due to be release on Feb 1st!!
Isnt she cute???!!!! Im sooo in love with these little sweeties :)
Supplies used:
Dp:scraps of pink
colors:Copics, white gel pen
Embellishments: swirls of gems, handmade roses(by me),branches,leaves,ribbon


You wont want to miss the rest of the Farms previews!! Here is a list:
2nd Bow Making Video! Enjoy!

video
Thank you for looking and hope you enjoyed my bow making video!!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Thursday, January 28, 2010

TGF Preview

The Greeting Farm is HOPPIN' this week and we have all come down with DIGI-fever!


In addition to an AMAZING rubber release on the 1st AND a surprise coming around Valentine's day, TGF welcomes a few new kids on the block this month...and a few new Critters, too! We'll be showing you a rubber set tomorrow, and don't forget to "HOP" on over to Club Anya today for a sneak peek of what's coming....you MAY remember this digi too that is now being offered in rubber (wink wink!)! I can hear the pitter patter of excited little feet RIGHT NOW!


Here today on the TGF Blog we have a wonderful new Chibi line...all cute boys this time, illustrated by the sweet and talented Jessica Hymas, and we also welcome three new dynamite digis by Marina Neira. These 3 new Critters just might be the CUTEST in the CREW!

Be sure to check out the AMAZING samples from the TGF Farmers and our beloved Critter Crew, too:

Cindy, Kadie, Kim, Mary, Randi, Melyssa,

Critter Crew:http:Mercy, Sandra , Sparkle

Supplies used for treat bag: Digi Chibi/Schoolboy, cardstock and dp scraps, prisma pencils to color, heart die cut from the SLICE, ribbon, border punch, heart gem, cello bag.

Thank you for stopping by and have a nice day! Hugs, Cheryl

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Inky Impressions Lili!



For today Im sharing 2 more Side Step Cards!

1st card:
Stamps: Fairy Lili(she is such an Angel) and the sentiment was given to me by a sweet friend Cheri!! Thank you hun, im loving this sentiment :) !
Dp:
Frame:PINK SLICE MACHINE
Embellishments: Swirls,gems,flowers,ribbon, branches, roses/are from Claudia-
Thank you sooo much, I love these!!

2nd Card:
Stamps:
Sentiment, again thank you soooo much Cheri!!!! Of course PINK is my favorite color and I just adore this stamp!!!Tickled PINK (Hero Arts)
DP: Sweet Paperpack, red cardstock(papertrey)
Color:Copics to color, and airbrush to distress, along with tim holtz distress ink!
Embellishments:Flowers, gems, branches, MS border punch, TAGS are from the SLICE MACHINE!!

Thank you for stopping by!!!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Side Step'n & Newly Released Valentine's Stamps!

Ok Im now hooked!!!!LOL
Our challenge on SCS yesterday was to make a SIDE STEP CARD! So I did 2 and this is my 3rd for todays color challenge!! Im sooo loving this new fold!!!

The color challenge is:
Pretty in pink
Melon Mambo
Blush Blossom
Dessert option to use a heart with red in it!

Now for my SWEET new stamp! She is Angel #1 and I love these new little darlings! Right now SAVE 20% off using coupon code CWDTCHAL at Alota Rubber Stamps
Also all Alota stamps are priced for WOOD MOUNTED/ You can CHANGE them to UNMOUNTED and they will be half the price PLUS SAVE the 20%!!!

ALL Die cut HEARTS are from the PINK SLICE!!!

See Slice Video in Yesterdays post for how EASY this machine is to use!!!

Supplies used: Alota Stamps , Copics to color, Slice Machine for Hearts, branches are from MS punch


Are Alota Challenges have moved to the Alota Blog! Come JOIN US HERE!!

MY BLOG CANDY OPEN TIL MARCH 1st!!! CLICK ON BLOG CANDY PICTURE TO TAKE YOU TO THAT POST TO ENTER!!




To get to the Alota Store please click on the blinkie on the right side of my blog, right now I cant get the link to open :(
Thank you for stopping by and have a nice day!!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Monday, January 25, 2010

I Love My Slice!! & Mini video on the Slice Machine

Today for my ABC Toys and Crafts post im sharing a card made with all die cuts, NO Stamps today !!

I also made a video just to share how simple and easy the Slice Machine is to use!

For my card I used the THINK PINK CARD that comes with this wonderful machine "Slice" Super fun and easy to use!

On my card I airbrushed the Love, and the Heart. I then addes some pearls to both!

This machine can be found at ABC Toys and Crafts and Julie is giving FREE Shipping on all orders, not only that but Making Memories will donate a portion of the proceeds from each sale of the PINK SLICE to help in the fight against breast cancer! Awesome right??!!!!!

The pictures below(MY BLOG CANDY & PINK SLICE)you can click on and they will link you to the ABC Store, and my blog candy!!!

Hope you enjoy this video! I will have to make another just to show the shading, and some other info on this wonderful little machine.


Supplies used:
Slice Machine/Think pink card
copic airbrushing system
Pearls and ribbons, border punch

Pictures below you can click on them and they are linked to the sites!!

Also my video is at the bottom of this post :)

Also right now the ABC Toys and Crafts blog candy is still going on and you could be entered to win 1 0f 3 Martha Stewart punch sets!! Awesome huh???!!!! Visit HERE
Thank you for stopping by, and enjoy your day!

Hugs,
Cheryl





My Blog Candy to celebrate my 1 year Blogaversary!!







Video on how easy the Slice machine is to use!!
videoABC Design Blog

Sunday, January 24, 2010

delight in life & Slice machine!

Todays card was designed for the SCS Featured Stamper challenge! Karen was picked as FS for today!!! Wooohoooo Karen! Love your gallery hun! :)


The tag is from the Slice Machine! Im soooo loving this machine!! Perfect for fast and easy tags, and other wonderful designs!
I will be posting a video tutorial tomorrow , just to show how easy this machine is to use!
Supplies used:
  • Slice Machine
  • Hero Arts BG Stamp
  • Su! craft ink black. copic airbrush,white gel pen,
  • border punch ,Heat gun, embossing powder in clear, and different ribbons!

Click on any of the pictures below to take you to that item, or my blog post!!

To enter my 1 year Anniversary Blog Candy Click on the Picture!!!






Thank you for stopping by!! Enjoy your day!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Saturday, January 23, 2010

1st Anniversary Blog Candy!

Hello everyone, todays post is my very 1st blog candy to celebrate my 1 year Anniversary in blog land!!


Here is the Candy!!!

  1. 5 sugar nellies
  2. 1 dino stamp set from QKD
  3. 2 Magnolias
  4. 1 Sugar Plums
  5. 2 stamping bella sentiments
  6. 1 High Hopes
  7. 4 flower clusters
  8. pack of brads, gems, and flower brads
  9. flowers, buttons, charm, heart brads, ducky eyelets, silver eyelets
My 1 year Anniversary in blog land was last Sept, but I was super busy that I figured I would wait til after the holidays to do this!! I want to thank all my blogging friends for your support, and I enjoy your visits, and visiting your blogs as well!!

Now what do you have to do you ask?????

  1. Blog about my Anniversary Candy (by posting pic and link to my blog on your sidebar)Help spread the word!!
  2. Become a follower if you already arent.
  3. leave a comment and use mr.linky to link your blog!
Thats it!!! This candy will be up for grabs til March 1st! I will then post the winner on March 2nd!! Have fun & thank you :)
Hugs,
Cheryl

Friday, January 22, 2010

Farm Fresh Friday & Video Tutorial on Sky background!

Hello everyone todays card was designed for Farm Fresh Friday! Jess's "Sunshine-y Sendoff" Challenge
Celebrate CHA week with Marie and Jess while they trek to SUNNY (hopefully!) CA to attend Winter CHA! Create a summer themed card :)

For my card today I wanted to share with you how I make my Sky background with the copic airbrush & spellbinders!
I added a video tutorial to the bottom of this post for you to watch if you would like to see how easy it is :)
Of course in the video Mr.Booters had to join us :) LOL

Supplies used for my card:
Dp:BoBunny/cs-su! and papertrey
Spellbinders, swirls, flowers,branches,and ribbon
Copics to color


videoHope you enjoy todays tutorial! Thank you for stopping by!!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Alota Rubber Stamps New release "Sweet Delights" & Sale 20%0ff

This 1st card was designed for SCS Sketch challenge.

On my card I used the newly released stamp set called "Sweet Delights"

SAVE 20% off your order from Alota using COUPON CODE CWDTCHAL for the month of January! AWESOME DEAL!!!

All stamps can be ordered unmounted






Now on this card I used the cupcake and colored it with copics, and then added clear glass to the chocolate. The sketch on this is from the SCS SChallenge! I did some sewing, and added ribbon, button, charm, and some branches.
This next card was designed for the sketch challenge on SCS and the Alota Challenge "PUNCH HAPPY" #27 that is going on right now HERE at the NEW ALOTA CHALLENGE BLOG!!!WOOOHOOOO Hope you will come and join in on the super fun challenges, and there are lots of super sweet stamp sets that are up for grabs every challenge!!


Im sooooo LOVING this new set "Sweet Delights" by Alota Rubber Stamps! It has sooo many sweet treats, and sentiments to go along with it! See HERE for more details and to SAVE 20% off Use COUPON CODE CWDTCHAL


Dont forget to use the code CWDTCHAL at checkout to SAVE 20% off your entire order at Alota Rubber Stamps!!

Thank you for looking and have a nice day!

Hugs,
Cheryl :)

Supplies used on this card:

Hope to see you HERE at the Alota Punch Happy challenge #27 :)

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Inky Impressions Challenge #28 / Think Valentine

This next challenge is sooo SWEET! Its a Think Valentines Challenge(To add pink and hearts to you card)or it does not have to be valentine, you could do a "thinking of you" or "Anniversary" or whatever else you want!!











Of course on mine I used Sweet Lili Awarness Ribbon Girl! I just LOVE these super sweet images from Inky Impressions, and if you havent been by the Inky Impressions store yet, you will want to stop by a take a peak :) There are soooo many super sweet Inky Images to choose from! And sentiments to match tooo:) FUN!!! :)

  • Supplies used:
  • Stamp (Lili Awarness Ribbon Girl)

  • dp (K&Company "Smitten"

  • Cardstock-papertrey

  • embellishments-ribbon,trim,lace, calendar, stickles, copics to color, post-it, cricut to cut hearts




Hope you will join us for another super fun challenge!!!! HERE is a link to the challenge blog!

Thank you for stopping by and have a lovely day!

Hugs,Cheryl

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Yoga Anya/ & Brick wall

Todays post is a late post, and I didnt even think I was going to be able to, but the power came back on and I chose to share with you this card designed for the TLC on SCS for Monday!
Now for my card I just had to use Yoga Anya, and the flower is from an older set from The Greeting Farm called Fancy Fleurs(Now 7.00) Awesome price and you can find this set HERE
The wall behind her is done with the spellbinders and I just cut pieces to make a wall. I then used Tim Holtz distress inks to distress the wall. The sky and grass I airbrushed with the copic airbrushing system.


The dp is from SU! and the cardstock is from papertrey! I used cut pieces of swirls and added 2 butterflies.

The ribbon was given to my by my best friend Christina who was here in Utah visiting this past weekend! Her and her hubby bought me a ton of ribbons! Thank you Christina I love them all!!! Tell Mr.Mo I said thank you again tooo!!! :)

Supplies used:
  • Stamps (The Greeting Farm)
  • color (copics)
  • dp (sU!) (papertrey)
  • embellishments(ribbon, gems, butterflies, picket fence MS punch, spellbinders)

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!

Hugs, Cheryl

Monday, January 18, 2010

ABC Toys & Crafts Ornate Heart card & Mosaic/crinkle video

This card was design using a technique that I like to call crinkle dp technique, and the heart was done using the Mosaic glass technique/crinkle technique .











  1. On my card I started with stamping the Ornate Heart stamp on the heart shaped spellbinder cut out.
  2. Next I colored in the heart in with copics
  3. then i used Tim holtz distressed ink pad in antique linen, and rubbed a glue pad over the top and dipped the heart in clear embossing powder. keep heating and dipping.
  4. I put the heart in freezer for 5 mins, and then cracked it, and rubbed walnut stain from Tim Holtz over the top!


I added a video below to show how I did the background on this card!
The product pictures below can be found by clicking on the pictures, they will bring you to the ABC Toys and Crafts store directly!

Also right now SAVE 15% off the Martha Stewart punches!! Wooohoooo Awesome deal!!


Save 15% off Martha Stewart Punches HERE
















Video on how I make Crinkle/mosaic design paper

video

Also hope you will stop by the ABC store blog to join in on the blog candy that Julie is offering for her followers There are 3 sets to be given away(Martha Stewart Punch sets)to 3 lucky winners
Here is the LINK to the ABC BLOG!!!

Here is the LINK to the ABC DT BLOG

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Friday, January 15, 2010

Farm Fresh Friday /Notebook & Calendar2010



Hello everyone this is my project for todays Farm Fresh Friday with The Greeting Farm!

Todays challenge "Picture This"was to use pictures on your card or project!

I havent scrapbooked in ages, and this kinda reminded me of the good old days when I use too :)



I designed this notebook/Calendar for my kids to give to their Grandma's. I will be making another one tooo!! I thought it would be nice to give for 2010!! And since Valentines Day is coming :)



These are our kids school pics from this year!







The inside holds the notepad, and the calendar, and the pencil







Supplies used:

Stamps: The Greeting Farm"Sweet Message Set", embellishments: ribbon, stickers, spellbinders, martha stewart border punch, copics to color, notepad, cardstock, dp!

Thank you for looking and have a very nice weekend!

Hugs,Cheryl

Hope you will visit TGF DT: Cindy , Jessirich (DT Coordinator), Kadie Ensley ,Kim Nath, Mary Giles , Melyssa Connolly , Randi Wall, MERCY KERIN , SANDRA MACLEAN , SPARKLE SMITH

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Lili's Secret (Inky Impressions)& SCS challenge card

Todays card was designed for SCS Way to use it challenge#253!

The challenge is called where's the birdie!!!

on my card I used SWEET Lili's Secret from Inky Impressions stamps! These little girls are sooooo DARLING and super fun to color!!! I just love working with them tooo!!!

The SWEET little birdie is from Angels Landing and I love this little one, and just had to use it for Lili and the challenge "where's the birdie" well I guess its not a secret anymore!!! :)

Both images are colored with copics. For Lili I cut her out, and the birdie is punched out with the su! punch.

  • Supplies used:
  • Stamp:(Inky Impressions "Lili's Secret")
  • Angels Landing Digi Image " Bears and Birds set"
  • DP: (K&Company) Blue awning
  • Colored with copics, added sewing, ribbon, flower,gem
Thank you for stopping by and looking and hope you enjoy your day!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Inky Impressions Sweet Cowgirl Lili

This card was designed for todays Sketch Challenge on SCS.

I just love this sketch, and of course Sweet Cowgirl Lili from INKY IMPRESSIONS!!! I just love all the INKY girls they are sooo sweet, and if you havent seen them yet you will want to stop by the INKY store to take a peak :)

On Cowgirl Lili I colored her with copics, and then cut her out. I did airbrushing on the oval behind her, and then added some white dots on my scallop oval.

Lately ive been using my hot glue gun that ive had since the 80's.....LOL it makes making a card go by soooo fast, no more waiting for glue to dry :)

Supplies used:Stamps(Inky Impressions), dp (SU!), Embellishments(flowers,gems,ribbon,swirl,branch punchMS)

Thank you for stopping by and have a nice day!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Top Note Die Purse& Alota 20% off sale use coupon code CWDTCHAL for the month of Jan!!

Today I wanted to share some purses I designed with the Top Note Die cut from SU!

















This 1st purse with the darling little girl and her dolly was designed for Alota Rubber Stamps. I used the super sweet image called "Girl with Doll" she is 8.00 mounted, or 4.oo unmounted. You can save 20% off of the 4.00 =3.20 with my coupon code CWDTCHAL for the month of January!! Save 20% off your entire order, just make sure to use the coupon code at checkout, and if you are wanting all unmounted stamps, be sure to add the stamps you want to your cart, and then change them there :) Have fun and happy stamping!!

The flowers were a gift from a friend Cheri online. I love them, and didnt want to use them:) Im funny that way...lol I added some branches, ribbon, and of course the flowers.

NEXT:
This next purse I made to show for the video tutorial I was working on, and ended up needing to do another video, so YES another purse came along!!!LOL



This pink purse is the one I made in the video this morning, and didnt finish decorating it.

I did want to show it due to the Beaded handle I made for it. I wanted to show you that you could use other things, like ribbon, or make your own handle out of whatever you can think of!! Think outside of the box!!

with tim holtz distress inks and this pattern paper I made is called "distressed Krinkle dp"

This pink and brown distressed purse I made last year, when I was try'n to think of a way to make a purse from the top note die. I did distressing with tim holtz distress inks and this pattern paper I made is called "distressed Krinkle dp" I will be doing another video tutorial later to show how I made this dp!! :) Also on this purse I used for the front and the back Matte board for picture framing!!
Here is a Video on how to make my Top Note Purse!
video

Dont forget Huge SALE 20% off ALL ALOTA RUBBER STAMPS right now through the end of January!!! USE COUPON CODE CWDTCHAL at checkout to save!!!

Also hope you will join us for our NEW ALOTA CHALLENGES held at the Alota Blog now. To see more details visit us HERE!!! You could be entered to WIN some FREE ALOTA stamps!!!

Supplies:
2 top note die cut cardstock
2 top note dp die cut
1/2 top note die dp (for purse flap)
1/2 top note die cardstock(for purse flap)
1 9 1/2 x 3 inch cardstock for inside of purse(score at 4 inches on each end like shown in video)
2 3 1/4 x 2 inch pieces of cardstock for inside of purse(score at 7/8 of a inch on each side like in video)
double sided sticky tape, tape gun, velcro, (ribbon, pearl strands, or beads for handle)

Several different uses for this purse: put little bag full of candy inside, or several little packets of candy, craft goodies, lip balm and a lotion, etc!


Thank you for stopping by, and have a very nice day!
Hugs,
Cheryl