Tuesday, August 31, 2010

It's your day...

...Spoil yourself Silly!
Todays card was designed for ABC Toys and Crafts, we the DT are focusing on Birthday Cards this week! To see all the Birthday cards from the DT please visit the ABCDesign Blog HERE!!

For my card today I used:
Penny Black "Bubbly"
DP is Crafty Secrets Radiant
Copics to color, and memento black ink to stamp with
Martha Stewart Punch & Spellbinders
Ribbon,flower,butterfly,and flowers gems to complete my card!


I hope you all have a lovely day, and thank you for looking!!!

Monday, August 30, 2010

Congrats all Around!! & Kitty Shrink ART!!!

Hello everyone, sorry I've been MIA,I havent been feeling so well the last few days :(
I got up this morning and got hubby out the door to work, and I went back to sleep!!! Allergies have been soooooo BAD right now :( I feel bad that I havent posted anything on my blog since last wed!!!YIKES thats a LONG TIME...hhehehehehee!!!!!!

The kitty Cat was stamped on Shrink Art paper and heated in oven at 325! The kitty is sooo cute in person, im gonna have to make more of him :)
So a super fast post for today, I wanted to share a card I manage to make saturday for the MFT Challenge on SCS

Ok im off to go lay back down! I hope everyone has a lovely day!!

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

A little something

Designed for Scrapbookpal.com
Hello everyone todays post is a box made with the "Wild Card Cartridge" from Scrapbookpal.com!

I LOVE the Wild Card Cartridge and its only 26.99 at Scrapbookpal.com there are sooooo many different cards to pick from and then there is this box :) You can do this box blackout or pick from 2 different style frames. This box was super EASY to make and doesnt take much time at all :)
Supplies Used:
1 sheet of cardstock
Acetate sheet(just a small piece( I used the leftover piece from the cricut mat that I threw out )
Ribbon,button,flowers,trim,and branches 

To make box:
Using the Wild Card Cartridge on Page 80
Cut giftbox at 7 inches
Then score at scored marks

Page 63 for gift tag
using the x key on the keypad cut at 4 inches only the center oval then push STOP!

Challenges ive entered my box into are:
Paper cutz Challenge/Anything goes(giftbox)
Stamping for the Weekend/Anything Goes
StampUInsanity Challenge/Button it up buttercup :)
Charisma Cardz Challenge/ Die Cutz( my box was designed with the Cricut Die cutting machine)
Paper Romance/To use metal on your project(my button)

Incy Wincy Designs/Buttons & Bows
The Shabby Tea Room/ A little bit of metal(my button)
Stamp with Fun/Card for girl
Speedy the Cats Friends Challenge/Harvest(my flowers)
Bunny Zoe's Crafts/Vintage

To visit Scrapbookpals Blog and see all the other DT's projects Here is a link :)
Thank you for looking and  have a lovely day!

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Back to School!

 This week at ABC Toys and Crafts the DT is challenging you to design a card that is "Back to School" Yes its that time again! Getting the kids ready,school shopping for clothes, its almost all done :) hehehehe

My card was designed for these other challenges as well:
ABC Toys & Crafts/Back to School challenge
Frosted Designs/Back to School
Stampin' Royalty/School Days

For my card I used this DARLING stamp from ABC Toys and Crafts(penny black), and colored him with Copic markers, then cut him out. Now the lettering Back to School is from the Cricut cartridge Lite " Celebrate with Flourish" , I also used the Spellbinders die cuts, buttons,pearls, and ribbons to complete my card!

Supplies Used:
Stamps: Penny Black
Cricut Cartridge

to Join us at ABC Toys and Crafts Challenge this week visit us HERE!! :)
thank you for looking and have a lovely day!'

Monday, August 23, 2010

Super Exciting News....

 I made the DT for Little Paper Shop!!!!

Wooohoooo I was sooo hoping I would make the call :) I love the DARLING stamps they carry!!! And cant wait to get to know the DT!!!

This is one of the Cards I sent in for the DT call using this Darling little sweetie from Little Paper Shop!
I colored my image with copics and then airbrushed the sky. I also added some stickles to the water and pearls to my image!

The dp is K& Company and the rosettes are handmade by me with ribbon. I also added some roses to my card. Lastly I added sewing and swirls!!

Right now LPS is having a Color Challenge that you can enter into  :) For more details please visit HERE!!

Thank you for looking and enjoy your day!!!

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Alota Rubber Stamps August Blog Hop

Welcome to the Alota Blog Hop & Release Party for August!! Cant wait for you to see all the DARLING new releases for this month!!! So grab a cup of cocoa, coffee, tea, or whatever you would like and enjoy the HOP&RELEASE!!!
For my card today I used the "Magic Spell Bugs" arent they the cutest???!!! I just Love Alota Rubber Stamps Bugs they are tooooo CUTE!!!! I really had alot of fun coloring these 2 up :)

Don't forget to leave comments on all the blogs as you travel along … one design team member is secretly given away blog candy!
Also you will want to stop by and give a visit to my Alota DT sisters to see what wonderful projects they have to share with you today

Your next stop on the hop is Andrea, and if you get lost here is the complete lineup of the hop!!

Right now SAVE 20% on your order through 22nd-27th using the coupon code below!

All New Releases Can be found HERE at ALOTA RUBBER STAMPS!!! Have fun!!!

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Sneak Peeks for Alota & Easel Card Video

And Video Tutorial on Making a Doily Easel Card!
Todays card is a preview for Alota Rubber Stamps new Release for Monday August 23rd. I also did a video tutorial for the Easel Card and that is below

I love the new Halloween Stamps from Alota Rubber Stamps they are all soooo CUTE!!!! On this card here i used Fright Night Bugs and this will be released on monday HERE at the Alota Store!
I did some airbrushing on the sky, and on the inside layer.
I added dots with the white gel pen
dp is leftover from last year
I added a spider brad,foam bat,ribbons and a 3-D flower I made with the same dp.
The cartridge I used is the Wild Card Cartridge

I thought I would do a video on the Easel card to update all my photo tutorials. I had done a tutorial on the easel card awhile back but in pictures.

Here is Sneak Peek #2 for today!!!!
On this card I used "Spooky Halloween Bugs" from Alota Rubber Stamps! Due to release on Monday August 23rd!!

Also wanted to share with you that we will be doing Alota's Blog Hop on Sunday night, so hope you will come back and join us for some fun!!!
Thank you for looking and have a nice day!

Friday, August 20, 2010

Scrapbookpals 1st Blog Hop

 Hello everyone I'm sooo excited to be a part of Scrapbookpal's 1st ever Blog Hop! Todays celebration will help you get to know the Scrapbookpal DT, and Scrapbookpal will be giving away a You Pick One Cricut cartridge from in stock cartridges....AWESOME!!
Thanks for coming on over from Tomi Ann Hill's Blog. If you are starting here, be sure to head over to the Scrapbookpal blog to get started and make sure you make it all the way through to the end...

ONE lucky winner will walk away with the you pick one in stock cartridge!!WOooohoooo :) fun huh??!!!!
So be sure to visit all of the Scrapbookpal DT blogs, and then leave a final comment on the Scrapbookpal Blog to let us know youve made it through :)

Just in case you get lost here is the complete lineup of the Hop!! Enjoy!!
Scrapbookpal Blog
Jamie Cripps
Rowena Valentine
Crystal Butler
Amy Crockett
Tammy White 
Leah Cornelius
Tomi Ann Hill 
Cheryl Walker(your here)
ScrapbookPal Blog  

I also wanted to share with you that im sooo excited to be a part of the Scrapbookpal DT! Being on this DT has inspired me in ways I never thought was possible, and I love using my Cricut machines now, I also Love all the cartridges Ive received and that Scrapbookpal carries!!! I LOVE the AWESOME prices too!!!! :)
I'm sooo enjoying my time on this team and cant wait to share more projects with you!!

 Now on to my card! :)
For my card today I used the Wild Card Cartridge(Scrapbookpal.com 26.99 AWESOME Price) I love this cartridge since it has soooo many different cards you can make and envelopes to match. There is even a box to make as well!!! This card was super easy to make. 
Page 76 of wild card Cartridge Book!
 I just cut 2 card bases out with the cricut expressions using the cut at 5 1/2
Next for the DP cut on cut at 5 1/2
Now to make this card sturdy you will want to cut the carriage off of 1 of the card bases and glue it to the backside of the carriage!
Next: Embellish!!! I used pearl strands,flowers,ribbon,lacey ruffled trim, swirls, and sewing!!
I hope you enjoyed todays Hop with us! And be sure to head back to the Scrapbookpal Blog to leave your final comment letting us know you've completed the hop!!! Thank you again and goodluck!!!
Complete hop details are listed above with the links to each blog :) just in case!

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Bling it on Baby!!!

is hosted by ME for Artful INKables!!! My challenge is to use BLING on your project! To enter the THINK INK CHALLENGE visit us HERE!
Of course I had to do another bookmark, im loving these, they are fun to make :) I used the Sew You Stamp set from Artful INKables found HERE!

Other challenges my bookmark was designed for are:
Creative Card Crew/Sparkle and Shine
Sentimental Sundays/Ribbon or lace
Craft Your Days Away/Favourite things(ribbon and roses)

Supplies Used:
1.5 inch ribbon for the bookmark, and pink ribbon for the bows
Flowers,button,stick pin

To join us for My Bling it on Baby Challenge visit the Artful INKable Blog HERE! Hope you will join us for this super fun challenge :)

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!
To join in on the THINK INK CHALLENGE #27 BLING IT ON BABY! visit us HERE!!! :)

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

No-Sew- Ribbon Roses Video Tutorial

Todays card was designed for ABC Toys and Crafts(using Martha Stewart Around the page punches)
Right now ABC Toys and Crafts is having a SALE on the Martha Stewart Punches 20% off using coupon code 15MS21 at checkout!
Supplies Used:
Crafty Secrets Sticker(for Fairy)
Crafty Secrets Dp
Martha Stewart Punches(for around the page frame)
ribbon,butterfly ribbon,pearls,handmade roses,leaves,stick pin,sewing!

On my card  I used the Funky Fold and I have a video on this fold HERE! I also made the No-Sew-Ribbon Roses and added some branches and a stick pin! Next I used the butterfly ribbon and some pearls. The Fairy is a sticker from Crafty Secrets and so is the butterfly.

To visit the ABC DT visit us HERE at the ABC Design Blog!

No-Sew-Ribbon Roses Video!

Hope you liked todays No-Sew-Ribbon Roses video! Thank you for looking and enjoy your day!!!

Monday, August 16, 2010

Alota Fall Challenge

Alota's Fall color Challenge hosted by Birgit!
Birgit asked us to used fall colors like "Red,Yellow,Brown,Orange, and Green" For more details how to enter the Alota Challenge Visit us HERE!!
 On my card I used this DARLING Alota stamp called "Girl & Rabbit" Dont forget to used Coupon Code ALOTA15YRS to SAVE 25% off your order at checkout!!

If you missed my video on the Funky Fold Cards HERE is a link to my post!!! :)

I hope you will join us for Alota Rubber Stamps Fall Challenge HERE!!

Also to SAVE 25% off your order at Alota Rubber Stamps use Coupon Code ALOTA15YRS at checkout!
Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!!!

Sunday, August 15, 2010

RRR Challenge#6 Aloha & Funky Fold Video

Todays projects were designed for Really Reasonable Ribbons Aloha Challenge! Also I did a video below on the Funky Fold Card!

This 1st project is a notebook I did, and I used several different ribbons from Really Reasonable Ribbon!
White Rosettes
Wired Edge Sheer Iridescent ribbon
Lime leaves

Next up is a Funky Fold card I made, also my video is below on this!!!!
On this card I used the Lime Leaves ribbon and 1 of the ribbons from the Aug Ribbon Club Kit from Really Reasonable Ribbon
My image "Baby up and Away Balloon" is from Alota Rubber Stamps
I added some roses,sewing, and a butterfly gem!

This is the inside, and I will add a tag later! :)

Cardbase is 6 x 12
Layers in green are :
Center main green is 4 3/4 x 3 1/4
2 sides in green are 4 3/4 x 1 inch
bottom green is 3/4 inch x 5 3/4 inch
DP Layer:
Center is 4 1/2 x 3
2 sides 4 1/2 x 3/4
bottom is 5 1/2 x 1/2 inch
Challenges I did my card for:
Sentimental Sundays/Ribbon or Lace
Speedy the Cats Friends Challenge/Think Flowers
Creative Inspiration/Pop up cards
Paper Romance Challenge/Pink and bling
Wild Orchid Challenge/One for the girls
The ABC challenge/A is for August
The Beary Sweet Challenge/In stitches
Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge/What are little girls made of

I hope you will join us for the Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge!!! Here is a link to the Challenge :) Hope to see ya there!!!
Please let me know what you think of my video, and I hope this helps you :)

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Happy 15th Birthday Alota!!!

Woooohooo Happy 15th Birthday Alota Rubber Stamps!!!! Congratulations Helene :) If you arent familar with Alota Rubber Stamps you can see all the wonderful stamps HERE!

For todays card I used this sweet newly released stamp to help celebrate Alota's 15 years :) I think this stamps is sooo sweet!!! :)
On my card I used:
15th Anniversary Stamp/From Alota Rubber Stamps
Copics to color
Dp is basicgrey June bug/Papertrey blue, and the redish orange is from AC
Ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon/Wrinkled Ribbon & Stars ribbon
Buttons,sewing,and a flower to complet my card

My card was done for these challenges:
IC245 on SCS
Practical Scrappers/ Summer Theme
Incy Wincy /a bugs life
Cute Card Thursday/Tree-mendous(to use a tree, or leaves on your card)
Crafy Hos' Challenge/Primary Colors

To help celebrate Helene is offering everyone 25% off your order until August 17th! Use coupon code ALOTA15YRS at checkout to SAVE 25 %!!!! Woooohoooo that is an AWESOME deal, thank you Helene!!!!

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

Thursday, August 12, 2010

RRR Blog Hop & Candy!!

Really Reasonable Ribbon's August Hop & Candy Giveaway!
Welcome everyone to RRR Blog Hop today! I hope you enjoy all the projects The RRR DT has to share with you today.
8 x 10 page
1st I want to share with you a Scrapbook Page I made for my Nieces! Im hoping to find a frame to put this in!! I would have done another picture on this, but I wanted you to be able to see the details in the page, sometimes its hard to see in pictures.

The Beautiful Ribbon I used is from the Ribbon Club Kit found HERE, from Really Reasonable Ribbon!!! I just love all the ribbons in this months Ribbon Club kit!!! Soooo pretty and of course they have PINK on them...hehhehehe

The picture my Brother had messed around with in photo shop or some program this is his Step Daughter and is 1st child, both are DARLING!!!!

Next up is my Bookmark!!
I love making these bookmarks and will have to make a few for Christmas!

RIBBON I Used on the bookmark:
 the Green Satin in Celery is the main ribbon for the bookmark 1.5 inch wide found HERE
The other ribboon down the middle is from the Ribbon Club Kit
Now the 3 flowers I made in the middle are from the ric rac in the club kit too
There are flowers that I made on the outside of the 3 flowers, those are done with SILK found HERE

I wanted to share different pictures so you could really see it! These turn out soooo PRETTY in person!!!
This is the complete line up for the Hop today!!!!
Cheryl Walker (Your here)

Now for the Blog Candy!
Open from August 11th-August 31st! I will announce the winner on the 1st of Sept!
1st- I have 1 lovely Package of Really Reasonable Ribbon Donated by Bonnie Owner of RRR
2nd- 3 different laces(2 white and 1 black)
3rd- 1 trim & 1 vintage ribbon(blue)
4th-3 orange felt butterflies with sticky foam on back   
5th-6 gem butterflies with foam sticky on back
6th-Flower assortment(1 buddle of Wild orchid flowers,6 roses, 8 primas in orange)

To be entered in my candy:
Please share this candy with others by posting on your sidebar
Become a follower ONLY if you Love my work! You do not have to follow :)
Leave a Comment on this post letting me know what you think of my projects today!!
Thats it!! Easy Peasy!!!! hehehehe
Thank you sooo very much for joining us for todays Hop!!!
Hugs to all,

Spot on Summer Bookmark

Todays post is for Artful INKables using the DARLING stamp set called "Spot on Summer"! My bookmark was designed for todays SCS WT283 challenge to use buttons. I also did my bookmark for other challenges listed below!

Challenges for my card:
Pixie Dust-Buttons
Sentiment Sundays-Anything goes
Crafty Catz-Buttons and Bows
Penny's Challenge/Anything Goes
Practical Scrappers/Summer Theme
Incy Wincy/A Bugs Life
Crafty Creations/Winged Things

I used the flower stamps and the sentiments are both from Spot on Summer Set from Artful INkables! I added 3 flower buttons,1 butterfly button, 3 roses, and 3 bows for my bookmark. I also airbrushed with the copic airbrushing system!!!

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!!

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Late Post tonight

Hello everyone hope you enjoyed your day today, I know this is a late post, but I thought I should post something today :) hehehe and wanted to share this darling bug Christmas Card I made!!

And this sweet Alota Bug is perfect!!! I just love this darling new stamp that Alota just released this month, isnt he CUTE????!!!!!

Ok the thought of doing Christmas Cards already is a bit much, but once I started I was fine, and now im ready!!!!!  Hopefully this year I will mail out some...LOL Oh boy!

Supplies Used:
Alota Rubber Stamps-Bug Candle
Dp-Leftover from last year/Cardstock(AC)
Copics to color/Alota Rubber Stamps
Martha Stewart Punches(ABC Toys and Crafts)
ribbon,button, and pearls

Thank you for looking and have a nice night!!