Monday, January 31, 2011

Sweet Owl Valentines Card

Hello everyone todays card was designed for Michelles Scrapbooking and More. Im loving this DARLING little Owl!
Well I do hope everyone enjoys their day today. We have light snow right now, so I will be crafting for most of today. Housework is done, so craft time is here....hehehehehe

For my card I used:
Sentiment/Alota Rubber Stamps
Design Paper Pink Paislee(sweetness)/Michelles Scrapbooking and More
Spellbinders/Eyelet Squares(Michelles Scrapbooking and More)
Flowers,
Branches/Martha Stewart Punch
Ribbon /Really Reasonable Ribbon 1" pink satin
copics used:R20,RV20,RV21,RV13,E57,E31
Challenges:
Meljens Designs/Something with hearts(heart on my owl)
Crafty Catz/Flowers
Paper Sundae/Valentines
Wild Orchid/Love is

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

Friday, January 28, 2011

Scrapbookpals Valentine Blog Hop

Hello everyone and Welcome to our Valentine Hop with Scrapbookpal.com. Grab your favorite drink and have fun hoppin along today!
for my giftset I used Tie The Knot, and Scrapbookpal has AWESOME prices on all their cartridges along with FREE shipping on all orders of 25.00 or more!! Wooohooo, so if you havent checked out the store yet, you will want too :) hehehehe Here is a link directly
Challenges:
Aud Sentiments/Love theme
Charisma Cardz Challenge/Love/valentine
Bunny Zoe/Love is in the air
Craft Your Days Away/Love
Lexi's Creations/valentines
Meljens/Love is in the air/hearts
Pg 70 for Heart box
Cut @ 8 1/2 inches in pink shimmer cardstock. I used the front of the box to trace on design paper and then cut inside the tracing lines to get it smaller, I then added sewing

Hearts-
Pg 59
2" ( blackout button on ) ( heart button ) cut pink you will need 2 of these( one for card and box )
1 1/2 inch ( blackout on ) ( heart ) cut white ( you will need 2 of these too )

Card base Page 55
( card Button on ) then press ( xoxo ) cut at 5 1/2 inches and then fold in half
I then cut a piece of cardstock to sew on, and added my heart to the card too

Supplies Used:
shimmer cardstock/ su! dp
ribbon(RRR) , flowers(wo),branches
sewing
Here is the complete line-up for todays hop-
Cheryl (your here)

Thank you for joining us today and have a wonderful weekend!!
Hugs,
Cheryl
if you are looking for my Really Reasonable Ribbon Post see below this post!

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Birthday Giftset

Using the Cricut Machine/Really Reasonable Ribbon
Hello everyone and Happy Friday! Im super excited its the weekend. today Im sharing a giftset made using the cricut machine and Tags,Bags,Boxes, and More Cartridge and Really Reasonable Ribbon!

Supplies Used:
Really Reasonable Ribbon( 1" pink satin, and red is from Monthly club kit)
BoBunny dp sent to me by Tami(thank you sweetie)
Heartfelt Creations Stamps
Pizzazz Aplenty Pearls
Wild Orchid Flowers
Martha Stewart Punches
Shimmer cardstock
Cricut/cartridge
Spellbinders

For the box I cut it at 8 1/2 inches in shimmer red cardstock and then cut my layer pieces to fit. Ive added a handle and bows with 1" pink satin, and then flowers to the sides. The Pearls on the top are from Pizzaz Alplenty and are white. My sentiment stamped is from Heartfelt Creations, and the circles are from Spellbinders

It feels good to be back crafting and I will have another Giftset to share with you at 7am today friday the 28th of January! Hope you will check back!!
Challenges:
Wild Orchid/Lets Get Sentimental
Paper Cutz Challenge/Anything goes
The Crafty Pad/Something Girly
Bunny Zoe/Love is in the air
Paper Playtime/Anything party related(my giftbox and card)

All Ribbons can be found Here at Really Reasonable Ribbon
Thank you for looking and have a wonderful weekend!!!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

HC Thank God.....

For a friend like you!
Hello everyone and Happy Wednesday to all!!! Todays card was designed for Heartfelt Creations using some of the newest releases, and I am LOVING them all!!!

Heartfelt Creations Supplies Used:
Dp Basicgrey(Michelles Scrapbooking and More)

Ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon(satin 1")

To start I stamped 2 of the largest Daffodils, and four singles. then stamped up 4 small Lily Petals, and 4 larger lily petals. I colored my daffodils with copics(YR61, Y38) I also used a yellow (Y11)for the centers. All leaves were colored with (G99,YG03) I then cut them using the matching diecuts, and popped them off of one another. The leaves were attached using Scrap Dots. Ive added ribbon, button, flower center, flourish of pearls and sewing to complete my card.
Card measures 6 x 6
Dp is from Michelles Scrapbooking and More(basicgrey curio)
Challenges-

Thank you for looking and to see all other projects created by my DT sisters, visit us here please!!
Hugs to all,
Cheryl

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Berry Sweet!

Hello everyone and Happy Tuesday to all! Todays card was designed using Scrapbookpals Country Life Cartridge(LOVE this cartridge)

Of course I LOVE strawberries so I thought a Strawberrry card was in order for todays post :) hehehehe. Im not use to using the sentiments from the cartridge (Country Life), but LOve this one"Berrry Sweet" its perfect for this card with the strawberry and dp(design paper)

Supplies Used:
Cricut Expressions(use can use any of the cricuts)
Stickles(3 different ones)Burgundy, cotton candy, lime green
sewing
ribbon(really Reasonable Ribbon), and flowers(Wild orchid)
branch punch
Card is 6 x 6
cardstock needed(pink,red,green, and white and dp of choice
Page56
Strawberry
I used PINK cardstock and cut the ( strawberry ) at 1 3/4 inch

Next I pushed the Layer 2 button , then < strwberrry > cut with red cardstock at 1 3/4 inch
Now for Layer1 button and also put on the SHIFT button then push < strbry-s > cut at 1 3/4 inch in green ( this is the top of strawberrry)

for your Phrase-
make sure all buttons are off, and push phrase button

then < strwberry button > using red cardstock cut at 1 1/2 inch (this is for base of sentiment
Now push SHIFT button and < strawberry > cut with pink cardstock at 1 1/2 inch this will give you the word sweet!

I glued the red strawberry to the pink, then added burgandy stickles, and cotton candy stickles to the strawberrry seeds. for the top i glued the green leaf, and added some lime green stickles for added shading


for the sentiment I added the pink SWEET with glue, and then added white gel dots to the BERRY! I also added cotton candy dots to the SWEET!! :)


This card was super fun and EASY to make! If you dont have this cartridge or have yet to see it, you will want to check it out HERE! This cartridge has soooo many DARLING images and sayings :)


Scrapbookpal offers FREE shipping on all orders over 25.00 that is an AWESOME DEAL!!! Have fun!!!
Challenges-
Paper Cutz/Anything Goes
The Crafty Pad/something girly
Pennys Paper Craft/Anything Goes
Wild Orchid/Lets get sentimental
Cupcake Craft Challenge/Food for thought(my strawberry)

To visit Scrapbookpals Blog click Here

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


Friday, January 21, 2011

A card & Ribbon Dying Video

Hello everyone and Happy Friday! Today im sharing a card made with Really Reasonable Ribbon(white Grosgrain), & a dying technique using Copics & airbrushing! Hope you enjoy my video below, and I will have more ways to color your ribbon in the next few weeks!
 For my card I used:
Ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon
Heartfelt Creations Stamps, and sentiment
Heartfelt Creations DiecutsDot Valentine 507D,HCPC 3303 Posy Patch Flowers(for layering),HCPC3306 Posy Patch Garden Delights,HCD 701 Matching posy diecuts
Basicgray dp(design paper)
Really Reasonable Ribbon(white grosgrain)
stickles & sewing
Here is a video I did on dying ribbon with your copics!
video
challenges:
Fresh Brewed/Valentine
Pennys Paper Craft/Anything goes
2 Sisters/Flowers
Marks Finest Papers(speedy the cats friends challenge)/Use a heart(my sentiment has hearts)
Bunny Zoes/love is in the air
Wild Orchid/lets get sentimental
Craft Your Days Away/Anything goes
Hope you enjoyed my video, and I will have more to share in the next few weeks, now that my voice is almost normal :) hehehehehe
Hugs,
Cheryl
Have a wonderful weekend!!!!

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Valentine.....

Let's Always be Best Friends!
Hello everyone todays card was designed for Alota's Spring Challenge and for SCS WT challenge to use Gradient Stamping(a multi colored stamp pad, or even different colored stamp pads)

For my Gradient Stamping I did multi stamp pads (all pinks) for the sentiment. My image is from Alota Rubber Stamps and she is 1 of the many DARLING images that come in this large set from Alota Rubber Stamps :)

Ive colored my image with copics and then used basicgrey dp. My ribbon used is from RRR(LOVE this stuff)hehehehe... And of course ive added some sewing :)

Challenges ive entered into:
SCS/WT challenge
Alota's/ Springtime Challenge
stamp something/Anything goes
Wild Orchid/Lets get sentimental
Phindys Place/Valentine
Fresh Brewed/Love or valentines

Hope you will join us for Alota's Springtime challenge HERE
Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Heartfelt Creations "With Love"

Hello everyone and Happy Wednesday to all! Todays card was designed for Heartfelt Creations using Elegant Heart Bouquet and the Sentiment from Inpire Me
It seems like its been forever since ive posted to my blog, but im hoping to be over this sickness shortly :) and back to normal ...hehehehehe

A little about my card-
Ive stamped the heart bouquet in memento black ink and colored with copics and then used stickles to highlight the bow. The sewing is one of my favorite patterns to use, and the border along the side is Martha Stewarts. Ive added a bunch of gems from Pizzazz Aplenty. Lastly to complete my card I added a bow and rose :)
Supplies Used:
Dp is from Basicgrey,cardstock is AC, PTI
Ribbon/Really Reasonable Ribbon
Gems/Pizzazz Aplenty
rose/Wild Orchid
Martha Stewart border punch
sewing
Challenges-
Bunny Zoes Challenge/Love is in the Air
Paper Playtime/use love on your project
Stamp Something/Anything Goes

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

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Really Reasonable Ribbon & Creative Charms

Hello everyone todays projects were designed using Really Reasonable Ribbon & Creative Charms embellishments. Creative Charms is sponsoring RRR Heart Challenge, and has given us (DT) Beautiful products to work with, Thank you Creative Charms
Ive made a Photo book, and 2 drawer trinket chest
Products Ive used:

Creative Charms /Pearls & Vintage Jewels Pink
Really Reasonable Ribbon/Lace,Satin ribbon, ruffled ribbon,pleated ribbon
Wild orchid flowers
Vintage roses(cream colored)used on 2 drawer trinket chest
Heartfelt Creations /love sentiment

Creative Charms has soooo many Beautiful vintage embellishments, and pretty pieces to embellish your projects. To take a peek visit them HERE
I will be finishing the inside of my book and will share these pages as soon as I get them done :)
Challenges ive entered my book into are:
Ooo La La /Bling it on
Stamp something/Anuything goes
AI Factory/Anything Goes
Meljens Designs/Square(my book)
Marks Finest Papers/Use hearts on your projects(both my book and trinket chest have hearts)
Craft Your Days Away/Anything Goes
Bunny Zoes Challenge/Love is in the air
Lexis Challenge/Say it with love
One Stitch at a Time/Love challenge
Next is my 2 drawer Trinket chest. I did these measurements prior to Christmas, and will do a 2 step video as soon as im feeling well.
Close up. Ive used pearls for the centers of the vintage roses, and also for the frame 
Thank you for looking and hope you will join us for Really Reasonable Ribbons Heart challenge HERE! :)
Have a wonderful weekend!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Friday, January 14, 2011

You Inspire Me

Hello Everyone and Happy Friday to all of you! Todays card was designed for Really Reasonable Ribbon, using the January Club Ribbon Kit!
Today Im still not feeling well, so my post will be short and sweet! :) Yes we have sickness running through our home once again for this winter :(

On to my card
Ive picked the red shiny ribbon from the ribbon kit for January to use on my card for the bow and the rose I made. I LOVE this months kit, the ribbons are BEAUTIFUL you can see for yourself, ive added a picture of them below :)
This is Januarys Really Reasonable Ribbon Kit , Love all the ribbons this month tooo!!
Supplies Used:
Really Reasonable Ribbon/January Kit
Heartfelt Creations stamps/HCPC3361 ,HCPC3363, HCPC3362, HCD709diecuts
K&Company design Paper
AC cardstock, sewing, pearl & gems

Here is this months Ribbon assortment and Link to RRR store :)

Challenges:
Top Tip Tuesday/Anything Goes
Scrappy Frogs/use a Sentiment
Delicious Doodles/Use 3 colors(red,blue and green)
Pollycraft Monday Challenge/New Things(my ribbon, and stamps)
Craft Your Days Away/Anything Goes

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

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Really Reasonable Ribbon January Blog Hop

Hello everyone and welcome to Really Reasonable Ribbons January Blog Hop! Be sure to grab your favorite drink and hop along to all my DT Sisters blogs today to see some wonderful projects :)
 
The Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog Hop starts at the RRR Blog HERE! If you get lost along the way here is the complete lineup for todays hop!
Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog
Cheryl (Me)


Supplies Used for my Cake Box:
Roses are from Wild Orchid
Dp is SU!
Stamp used is from Heartfelt Creations HCPC3363
Challenges Ive entered my Cake Box into are:
Crafty Pad/Happy Birthday
Craft Your Passion/Lets Tie one on
Scrappy Frogs Challenge/use a sentiment

Your next stop on the Hop is True's Blog HERE Have fun!!! Thank you for joining us today and have a lovely day!
Hugs,
Cheryl


Heartfelt Creations

5 New Releases & 1 new matching diecut to view them all visit HERE. Today I have 4 cards to share with you, using 4 of the 5 sets.
1st up is Angel Trumpet
Products Used on This Project

HCPC 3362 Angel Trumpet PreCut Set
HCPC 3363 Inspire Me Sentiments PreCut Set
Other:Spellbinders eyelet, Ribbon(Really Reasonable Ribbon),flower,gems and stickles, Card Measures 6 x 6, Copics used: B04,B00, BG72,G24, Sewing Gems are from Pizzazz Aplenty found Here!
First I stamped my image in Memento black ink and then outlined the flowers in B04 and colored in B00. Next the leaves were outlined with G24 leaving a little white to show. I airbrushed around the edged with B04. The cardstock(layers were airbrushed with BG72. I added gems,stickles and ribbon to complete my 6 x 6 card.
2nd card is Daffy Daffodils

Products Used on This Project

HCPC 3359 Daffy Daffodils PreCut Set
HCPC 3363 Inspire Me Sentiments PreCut Set
HCD 709 Springtime Medley Die
I cut my frames out first with the spellbinders and then stamped 2 daffodils and 2 flower daffodils on another piece of cardstock. I colored them with copics in these colores( Y11, YR31,YR61) leaves are G94 YG13 Card measures 6 x 6

3rd Card is Semper Augustus Tulips
Products Used on This Project

HCPC 3361 Semper Augustus Tulips PreCut Set
HCPC 3363 Inspire Me Sentiments PreCut Set
HCD 709 Springtime Medley Die
I stamped the image in memento black ink. I outlined the tulips in V15 copic and colored in with BV00. I stamped 3 of the tulips and colored them the same and cut them out with the matching diecuts to pop them off of my image. The leaves were colored with G94, YG13. Card measures 6 x 6

4th card is another Daffy Daffodils & Matching envelope
Products Used on This Project

HCPC 3359 Daffy Daffodils PreCut Set
HCPC 3363 Inspire Me Sentiments PreCut Set
HCD 709 Springtime Medley Die
Other:Spellbinders ovals, Card Measures 7 x 5, Copics 2 greens(YG03, G99) 1 pink(RV21)1 red(R37)design paper is from Michelles Scrapbooking and More, ribbon is satin from RRR found here
I 1st cut my oval shape with spellbinders and then stamped 2 of the daffodils and then colored them. Next I stamped my sentiment. I then stamped 2 single daffodils and colored them and cut them with the matching diecuts and popped them off the 2 on my oval. The cardbase came this shape, and so did the envelope. I added a bow and button to complete my card.

Challenges Ive entered my last card into are:
Craft Your Days Away/Anything goes
Shannon's Sentiments/Ribbon
Scrappy Frogs/Use a Sentiment
Cute Card Thursday/use your old stash(button,ribbon,cardbase and envelope)
Stampin B's/Use an old favorite and something new(my old favorite is the button, and my new is the stamps)
Fab N Funky/anything goes
Creative Cottage/something new(my stamps)
Cupcake Craft/Something new

Im loving all the new releases and I know you will too! To see all of my DT sisters projects visit the HC Blog HERE!! Have fun!!
Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Monday, January 10, 2011

Wishes Tag

Hello everyone, hope you are enjoying your Monday! Today my project is a tag! It can be used for a gift, or to hang on your refrigerator. I used 2 cartridge for this.
The 2 cartridges I used are Country Life and Cindy Loo
I LOVE these cartridges, and LOVE this darling mouse! :)
To make the mouse you will use
Turn to page 47
I used gray cardstocks for my mouse
select Mouse> and then < real dial size on > < mouse >
cut at 3 1/2 inches using gray this is for the mouse with tail
Now use the Shift Key, Real Dial Size on Key,  and then the  < Mouse-s > cut at 3 inches
Layer Key on Real Dial Size on, mouse cut at 3"
Layer 1 on Shift on, REAL DIAL SIZE OFF Pink for ear at 3"
Pg 52 for frame
Frame key, Real Dial size on, and then Flower4 keycut 2 in color of your choice @ 4"
Now a 3 1/4 x 3 3/4 inch white for the white of the tag, I airbrushed it with pink and glued the top frame to it, after that I added glue tape to the back and added my 1.5 inch ribbon, and then add more glue and add the pieces from the 2nd frame to the back of the ribbon and frame. 
 I stamped my sentiment and put together my mouse.

Supplies Used:

Cricut
Country Life
Cindy Loo
12 x 12 mat
Gel pen
distress ink
Ribbon 1.5 inch(Really Reasonable Ribbon)
Stamp (heartfelt Creations)
challenges:
CES challenges/all creatures great and small
Creative Inspiration challenge/Something new(my cartridge)
Delicious Doodles Challenge/something new(my cartridge country life)
Cute Card Thursday/Something old(the rose the mouse is holding)
Crafty Sentiments/anything goes
Fab N Funky/Anything Goes
Thank you for looking and have a lovely week!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Friday, January 7, 2011

Kitty Can

Hello everyone and Happy Friday to all! Todays card was designed for Really Reasonable Ribbon using Pink Satin Ribbon (LOVE THIS)
Ive used the single faced Satin Ribbon in PINK. Single faced is the look of satin on 1 side(not doubled) It still works up beautiful. Satin ribbon works perfect not only for bows,but for rosettes,roses,scrunches and borders!

The dp I used is white velvet dots. I love this dp, and Ive had it for a couple of years now. The flowers I used are from Wild Orchid, and my image is Heartfelt Creations "Kitty Can" Love this stamp!
Challenges Ive entered into are:
Papertake weekly/anything Goes
Fab N Funky/anything Goes
Paper Playtime/Faces(my kitty face)
The Cute and Girly/Bling it on
Sparkles/New Things
Marks Finest Paper/Use something new(my kitty stamp, and the Pink ribbon I just got in yesterday)
Thank you for looking and have a wonderful weekend!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Thursday, January 6, 2011

HC Love

Todays card was designed Using Heartfelt Creations LOVE Sentiment & Blossom diecuts
I designed my card for todays SCS WTchallenge(to use twine) Ive also designed my card for these other challenges as well!
Challenge List:
Speedy the Cats Friends Challenge/Something New(my Key and stamp, and twine)
Paper Sundaes/Somthing new(Twine,Key, and stamp)
Crazy Challenge/All things New(My key, Stamp, twine)
Frosted Designs/Use a sentiment on your card
Sparkles/New Things(My stamp,key, and twine)
Creative Cottage/something new(my key,twine,and stamp)
Paper Take Weekly/Anything Goes
Supplies Used:
Heartfelt Creations/1063G Large Love
Blossom Diecuts 393388
Ribbon/Really Reasonable Ribbon(RRR)
Twine/RRR
Dp/Stampin Up
Sewing and Key
Thank you all for stopping by and looking! Have a nice day :)
Hugs,
Cheryl

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Heartfelt Creations Springtime Joys

Hello everyone and Happy Wednesday to all! Today im sharing a card designed for Heartfelt Creations :)
Supplies Used :
1141D Springtime Joys/Heartfelt Creations
Spellbinders circles, and eyelet circle
Ribbon /Really Reasonable Ribbon(ruffle)
copics to color
Graphic45 dp

My image was stamped and colored with copics. I used for her skin R00 and E93 for her cheeks. I added a little white dot with a gel pen. for her dress and bonet I used YR61. For the apron I used stickles. To color the flowers I used Y38,B23,grass is YG13, Rocks are W-3, and B41 to color in the butterfly and flowers centers. I airbrushed the outside of the circle with YR61 Card measures 6 x 6I used the diecuts for the corners and glued them on with dries clear glue.
Challenges:
Speedy the Cats Friends Challenge/use something new(stamp and eyelet die)
Craft Your Passion/Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments/Anything Goes
Paper Sundaes/something new(my stamp and eyelet diecut)
Victorine Stamps/Anything Goes
Robyns Fetish/I did it creations challenge/My favorite technique I used is sewing and airbrushing

Thank you for looking and to see all my DT sisters cards please visit the Heartfelt Creations blog HERE, HC posts every Wednesday tons of cards,layouts and projects to share :)
Hope you enjoy!!!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Sweeet Owl

Hello everyone , todays card was designed for the Color Challenge on SCS. We were to use Red,White, and Silver or Gray! This sweet owl is from Michelles Scrapbooking and More!
Todays card is another super fast card I made, Im getting ready to take my oldest daughter to a hair appointment :) so this one had to be fast :)
Supplies Used are:
Su/Design paper
Really Reasonable Ribbon/sheer white with silver accents
Gems are from Pizzazz Aplenty
Spellbinders for the circles
Challenges:
SCS/Color Challenge
Crafty Sentiments/Anything Goes Challenge
Ladybug Crafts/Anything goes
Speedy the Cats Friends Challenge/Something New(My owl stamp is new)
Craft Your Passion/Anything Goes
Paper Sundaes/Something New(my owl stamp)

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

Saturday, January 1, 2011

A CAS Card for today!

















Hello everyone and Happy New
Year to all!!! Todays card is a CAS( Clean and Simple )card for Alota's Stamp,Ribbon, and Bow Challenge!


On my card I used Alota Rubber Stamps Darling image of Silly Sarah and she comes in a set with other darlings :) tooo cute!!!

Challenges Ive entered my card into:
Alota Rubber Stamps/Stamp,ribbon and Bow
Crafts and Me challenge/anything goes 
Crafty Sentiments/Anything Goes
Creative Crafts/anything goes 

Supplies used:
Alota Rubber stamps Silly Sarah
Spellbinders dies(scallope circle, and eyelet circle
Ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon
Wild orchid flowers
pearls and sewing
Dp is leftover from DCWV
Thank you for looking and Happy New Year to all!
Hugs,
Cheryl