Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Inky Impressions Blog Hop! /2 seperate posts for today "TGF" is below

Welcome to the Inky Impressions Blog hop and Release party!!!
We are soo excited to share with all of you the new Releases for this month!!! So you might want to grab a cup of coffee, tea or whatever you normally like to drink and enjoy the party!!! Be sure to leave comments on all DT members blogs, since there is a hidden prize along the way, and of course we love your wonderful comments as well !! :)

You can also SAVE 15% off your entire Inky Impressions order now through Friday Night midnight Eastern time!! PLEASE NOTE IN THE COMMENT SECTION WHEN CHECKING OUT "BLOG HOP DISCOUNT"
For my card today I used SWEEET Nickie's Birdie, isnt she just DARLING???!!!! I love the new stamps and I know you will too!!!!
The charm hanging on my card is NEW as well, and can also be found here at Inky Impressions!!!!
Thank you for looking and you are now off to Angela's Blog!!
Just in case you get lost this is the order of the hop!!
Cheryl (Me)

Hugs to all,
Cheryl W
The Greeting Farm Post for todays Preview can be seen below this one for today!! Thank you!

The Greeting Farm Preview!!

Hello everyone!
We have another fun preview over at
The Greeting Farm's blog for you today using the new "Get Well" set designed by Marina Neira.

Even more heartwarming, we are calling all of YOU to action by heading up a CHARITY CARD DRIVE for sick children and their families this week. Tomorrow you will hear more about that from Jessica and be given instructions on how you can enter this card drive and put a smile on the faces of not only a sick child, but hopefully their parents, siblings, and all who are affected by all of the heartbreaking illnesses out there. We have been wanting to do this for some time and I'm really happy about it; can't wait to see how many cards we can collect for this wonderful cause!
We are also really excited about release day tomorrow AND the announcement of this contest. Because it will be the focus of the TGF Release this month, sans Blog Hops, etc...we have put together a HUGE prize for this contest, so stay tuned! In addition, there will be prizes given away tomorrow on our Release Day so be sure to stop by the TGF Blog for the Official Contest rules but also a comment contest tomorrow....who DOESN'T like a little immediate gratification ;)

The Design Team-Farmers and Critter Crew alike, has some SUPER cute samples today on the TGF Blog and our own personal blogs too!

Thanks for stopping by! In fact, ONE LUCKY WINNER will be chosen today from ONE of our blogs to WIN this "Get Well" set by Marina! WE don't even know who's hiding be sure to make your rounds (heehee, just like a doctor would to "Get WELL!") if you have the time and GOOD LUCK to all!

Dont forget to check out the DT's projects today here:
Cindy Haffner
Jessirich (DT Coordinator)
Kadie Ensley
Kim Nath
Mary Giles
Melyssa Connolly
Randi Wall
Jami Bova
Heather Schlatter

Hugs to all,

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Blessings for a Happy Birthday!!!

This box was designed for a special friend who's Birthday is Today!
For my box I used a cookie box that I bought at the grocery store and recycled it to house some goodies:)

My Birthday box was also designed for these challenges below!!

  1. Pennys Challenge "Another Birthday"

  2. Your Next Stamp #12 "Distressing"

  3. Cute Card Thursday #105 "Dimensions"

  4. Handful of Stamps- Make it Sweet

  5. Crafty Calender: Flower Power.

  6. Busy little hand: Cut it all by hand
    Fun with Shapes and More: Faux Stitching

  7. KL Stampin N Scrappin: box or basket

  8. Quixotic Challenge: Monochromatic

  9. Sew Many Challenges:Lets Punch it!

  10. ALLSORTS: Rags to Riches!

  11. Simple Doodles:Add Layers!

The Magnolia image was given to me in a swap by a sweet friend Sue! thank you sweetie!! I used flowers,gems,ribbon,swirls, added sewing, and cut out my image by HAND! The corners are all punched with a corner heart punch! The lace border around the sides was punched out with the Martha Stewart Punch tooo!!

I wanted to keep the look sepia, since ive been on a roll with this color combo lately! :) I distressed the edges of all the layers as well! I love this SWEET image!!!

I also added sewing to each layer as well!!

My box went from Rags to Riches :) hehehehe :) Hope you enjoyed todays post, as much as I enjoyed making this fun sweet box!!! :)

The sentiment on the front is from Our Daily Bread Designs! The Happy Birthday is from SU!

Thank you for looking and have a nice day!!

Monday, March 29, 2010

Sending Well Wishes! Preview for TGF

Hello everyone, Here is another Preview of the set "Get Well" set designed by Marina Neira. This set will be Released on April 1st from The Greeting Farm!! I also did the inside of my card as well!! I need to start doing the insides, I always forget, or choose not to, until I give them away!

Here are some of the challenges I did my card for!!
Thank you for looking and have a lovely night!!!

Stamps will be RELEASED on Thursday April 1st!!! You can find them HERE at The Greeting Farm! ready for some fun?

Happy Monday everyone!! For todays ABC Toys and Craft post I wanted to share with you my card made with the My Cute Stamps "Pirate Girl set"
Here is the inside of my card!!!
On my card I used the Pirate Girl, and the sentiment from the set. She is colored in copics and cut out. Next I used some Pirate dp, and the laces ribbon, and trims , and letter A are from a set that went with the dp. The tag was cut with the spellbinders, and the border was punched with Martha stewart punch!

My card was also entered into these challenges!!

All photo's below are linked to the ABC Toys and Crafts store, and will bring you to each item!! Also dont forget you can still SAVE 20% with coupon code CW20

Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful week!!!

Sunday, March 28, 2010

TGF Preview "Get Better Soon"

Hello everyone and happy Sunday to all of you :)

For todays card I wanted to share another preview of this DARLING Get Well Stamp Set that will be RELEASED on April 1st at The Greeting Farm! On my card I did the look to be Sepia! I love this look, and I have been working with other images doing the same look.

My card was designed for several challenges today:

  1. FS SCS challenge
  2. Pile it on: Animal
  3. My Grafico/3's I used 3 flowers
  4. Cute Card Thursdays/ Dimensions
  5. Craft Creation/Babies(The little baby skunk)
  6. Sisterhood Scraps/Use the scraps on your table( well that was easy since I have a big mess, and keep my scraps all on the table most organized of course )
  7. Practical Scrapper/Use something youve had for 1 year or longer(heart punch,flowers, and my ribbon)
  8. Creative Card Crew/Going Dotty(the dots around my frame, the dots around the heart border)
  9. Crafty Calendar/Flower Power
  10. Your Next Stamp/Distressing( I distressed the flowers,and my image)
  11. Sew Many Challenges /Lets Punch it(used my martha stewart heart border punch)
  12. Totally Gorjuss /Hearts( I used the heart border punch, and heart corner punch)
  13. Verve /Fun with Flowers
  14. Hand full of Stamps/Sweet one( the mama skunk is doctoring her sweet little one)
  15. Caardvarks/use lace( I used the border punch that looks lacey)
  16. Fab 'N' Funky Challenge/Its all in the technique!(1 of my favorites is sewing, another is airbrushing)
  17. The Shabby Tea Room/Spring inspired with stitching( I did sepia for mine, and stitching)

Thank you for looking and enjoy your day!!!

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Alota bunny Basket 8 x 8

Hello everyone and I hope you are enjoying your weekend!!! :)
For todays post I wanted to share with you a basket that I found the tutorial HERE, and changed up the measurements to a 12 x12 piece of cardstock. Directions:
  • 12 x 12 cardstock
  • score at 4 inches on each of the 4 sides of your cardstock and then cut the 2 lines at the botton, and the 2 lines at the top to the center.
  • 8- 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 inch pieces of dp
  • 12 x 3 inch strip for your handle, ribbons, punches and whatever else you want to add

The sweet little bunny is from Alota Rubber Stamps and is colored with copics, and I airbrushed the background. I also used spellbinders frames 3 different one to cut out!

My basket was designed for these challenges here:

Thank you for looking and dont forget you still have time to join us in the ALOTA CHALLENGE and be entered to WIN some STAMPS!!!!WOooooohoooo!!! JOIN US HERE!! :)

Hugs to all,

Friday, March 26, 2010

Farm Fresh Friday & 2 Cards

This 1st card is a PREVIEW of the new set called "Get Well" that will be released on April 1st!!! I just love this DARLING new set that is new in Marina's Critter Crew Line!!! To see other DARLING images already released in the past visit HERE My 1st card was designed for Farm Fresh Friday color challenge!!!!!

To see the DT's wonderful creations for today visit them here:
Cindy Haffner
Jessica Diedrich
Kadie Ensley
Kim Nath
Mary Giles
Melyssa Connolly
Critter Crew:
Mercy Kerin
Sandra Maclean
Sparkle Smith
Heather Schlatter
Jami Bova
My 2nd card below for today was designed for Farm Fresh Friday Color Challenge & several other challenges as well! On my card I just had to use this DARLING image from The Greeting Farm Stamp Set called "Sweet Message" I addes some sewing,lace,flowers,swirls,leaves,branches, and ribbon for my bow!!
Image was colored with copics!

My card was also designed for these challenges tooo:

  1. Pile it on/Furry Friends

  2. The Creative Cottage/Sparkle(swirls)

  3. Charisma Cardz/Spring has sprung

  4. Crafty Calendar Challenge/Flower Power

  5. Frosted Designs/think Spring

  6. Hand full of Stamps/Remove the dust!(brought out this stamp set,lace, and dp is from christmas)

  7. Allsorts/Spring is in the Air

  8. Secret Crafter/Spring has sprung

  9. Bee Crafty/Spring

  10. Crafy Catz/Spring

  11. Crazy 4 challenges/Spring

  12. Challenge up your Life/Flowers

  13. Fussy and Fancy/Green(leaves,branches,grass)

  14. The Pixie Cottage /#12 Circles

  15. Totally Gorjuss/Ribbon
Thank you for looking and have a very nice weekend!!
Cheryl Walker

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Paisleys & Peacocks Giftset!

Happy Thursday everyone, the weekend is almost here :)

Todays post is my Artful INKable post, and I wanted to share a giftset I made for today :) Todays giftset
uses the Stamp Set called "Paisleys & Peacocks" from Artful INKables

I made a Card, Basket, and a Post-it Notebook!!!
For the notebook: I used matte board for picture framing, airbrushing, and copics to color. the frames are cut out with the spellbinders.

The basket: I had seen the one Kim had done and LOVED it! So I decided to make one to go with my giftset. I did make mine from the 6x6 cardstock. the basket handle is from the Martha Stewart punches, I used the same frame on all 3 items, and the same stamp! But I did end up using perfect pearls on this peacock!

Ive also entered my giftset into these challenges here:

  1. Challenge up your life/flowers
  2. WT263 Lets Celebrate!!
  3. cupcake craft/going green
  4. Pixie Dust/Power of 3(3 pieces in my giftset )
  5. Pile it on challenge/Furry Friends(the peacock, but not a friend) LOL
  6. Crafty Calendar Challenge/flower Power
  7. HFOS/ something old(the ribbon has been here forever) :)
  8. Verve/Fun with Flowers
  9. Frosted designs/think spring
  10. Crafty catz/#24 Spring
  11. Simon Says/Glimmer and Easter or spring( I used perfect pearls on the peacock on the basket)
  12. Totally Gorgeous/To use ribbon
  13. Fussy and Fancy/Going Green(I used lots of green)
  14. Fab N Funky Challenge/ Its all in the Technique!( I used airbrushing for my technique)

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!!!


Wednesday, March 24, 2010

TGF "Sweet Message" & Several Challenges!!

Hello everyone, Today I wanted to share with you all this DARLING set from TGF! This set is called "Sweet Message"

Ive entered this card into many challenges today!! :)
  1. Challenge up your Life/Flowers
  2. Pile it on/furry friends(bird)
  3. Creative Cottage/sparkle(sparkle on dp, and my swirls)
  4. Crafty Calendar challenge/Flower Power
  5. Frosted Designs/Think Spring
  6. HFOS/Something old(vintage seem binding, I used it to make the small pink flowers in between the large ones)
  7. Bee Crafty/Spring
  8. Crafty Catz/#24 Spring
  9. Paper Cutz/Anything Goes
  10. Secret Crafter/Spring has sprung
  11. The Pixie Cottage/Something Green (the leaves, and branches, and grass)
Ok some details about my card here/
I designed this card for SCS Sketch challenge, and many other challenges try'n to get in everything that was suposed to be done :)
Supplies I used:
  • Stamps(the greeting farm"Sweet Message Set")
  • Dp/Sweet paperpack, Papertrey red, SU! pink
  • Flowers,leaves,branches
  • Vintage seem binding(from the doll show in washington) I made the small pink flowers in between the large flowers
  • Swirls, and sewing

I hope you enjoyed todays post, I enjoyed making this card, and love using these darling images from Marina Neira there are other darling sets as well!!!! Super sweet!!!

thank you for looking and have a nice day!

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Artful INkables Paisleys & Peacocks card

Hello everyone and Happy Tuesday to all of you!!! :)

Todays card was designed for these challenges today!
  1. SCS : Color Challenge/ Creamy Caramel, Dusty Durango, Pretty in Pink
  2. Pixie Dust challenge/ Power of 3 (to use 3 of some kind of embellishment)
  3. Paper Cutz/Anything Goes
  4. Challenge up your life/Flowers
  5. My time to craft/Lovely Lace
  6. Stamp Something/ to distress something( I did the pink flower)
  7. One Stop Craft Challenge/let it shine! (i used perfect pearls on the peacock :( you cant see it that well in the pic)
  8. Pile it on challenge/Furry Friends(Peacocks are furry) may not be your friend though...LOL
  9. Caardvarks challenge/Use lace!
  10. Creative cottage /Flowers
  11. Crafty Calendar Challenge/Flower Power!
  12. Fab 'n' Funky challenge/"its all new" (my peacock stamp is new)
  13. Totally Gorjuss challenge/Ribbon(my favorite, or 1 of my many fav's)
  14. My Grafico challenge/#41 in 3's(the flowers)

On my card I used this sweet little peacock from the newly release set called "Paisleys and Peacocks" from Artful INKable!

I colored the peacock with su! markers, and the water blender. I also added perfect pearls for sparkle and shine. Its hard to see in this pic.

On the background dp I added some lace and sewing. the frame is from spellbinders(two different ones) , I then added some flowers,leaves,and branches! My pink flower is distressed with 2 different pinks!!!

Click on the picture below to take you to the Artful INKables Store where you can see all the New Releases!!!Wooohoooo!!!

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!!

Monday, March 22, 2010

Artful INKables Blog Hop& March Releases!!

Welcome to the Artful INKables blog hop! We are celebrating the March release at Artful INKables with 4 wonderful sets and a super fun new mini set!

If you haven't come here from Sammi's Blog, be sure to hop on over to the Artful INKables Blog, you don't want to miss anything for today's hop!

For the 2 pages I designed I used the Paisley and Peacocks set! I LOVE this new set, and I know you will tooo!!!! If you look close to the 2nd page on the red I stamped another stamp from this Beautiful set!!! :)

I also had to share a card I designed for todays hop :)
When I first saw this set I knew what I wanted to do with the eyes :) they are sooo fun and pretty!!! On this card I used the eyes from the set Epic Tales!

Make sure to comment on every one's blog, because two lucky commenters will Win some AI stamps!

One will win In My Garden and Epic Tales, and the other will WIN Peacock Pagentry and Paisleys & Peacocks.

Please leave your comments by Thursday, March 25th, 12 midnight Eastern Standard Time. The winners will be chosen on Friday, March 26th.

Thank you for participating in today's blog hop, now hop on over to Marti's blog and enjoy the rest of this wonderful release!

Here is the Hop order, just in case:

  1. Kristin
  2. Ann
  3. Kim
  4. Joy
  5. Tanya
  6. Dawn
  7. Alicia
  8. Michelle
  9. Sammi
  10. Cheryl (Me)
  11. Marti
  12. Jackie
  13. Patti

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Spring in Full Bloom

Todays card was designed for ABC Toys and Crafts "Spring in Full Bloom" Challenge that is going on right now HERE!!

I also designed my card for these other challenges listed below:

On my card I used the sweet set from Penny Black "Allegro". I added some lace,trim,flowers,branches,and ribbon to my card!

Right now you can SAVE 20% off by using COUPON CODE CW20 to SAVE 20% off your entire order!!!

Hope you will join us for the Spring challenge that has started and for more details visit us HERE!!

All Pictures below are linked to the product in the ABC Toys and Crafts Store!

SAVE 20% off all items use COUPON CODE CW20

Thank you for looking and have a nice day!!

Alota Rubber Stamps challenge #31

My card was designed for the Alota Challenge #31 Humorous challenge! Thank you Marie for hosting such a fun challenge hun!!!!

To join us for challenge #31 please visit the Alota Blog HERE

Our challenge for you this time is to do a humorous cards, April fools are just around the corner. Make a funny card that’s all … color, shape and text are free of choice. Alota Rubber Stamps are not required, but we would love to see them if you have them!

Also my card was designed for
Cupcake craft challenge: Going Green!!
Paper Cutz: Anything Goes!
Stampin' B's Challenge #50 : Monochromatic green card!
Die Cuts R Us: To use 1 of the colors they listed"I picked Green"

Supplies used:

  • Alota stamps(Lucky Leprechaun man)
  • cardstock"papertrey" dp is scraps
  • Spellbinders for the frame, and martha stewart for the border, and edge
  • ribbon for my bow

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day, also hope to see you join us for the Alota Challenge #31!

Hugs, Cheryl