Thursday, May 28, 2015

Peace...

Hi friends!! Can you believe it? It's Thursday already!! Where does the time go? Why . . . before ya know it, it'll be Christmas! (Note brilliant segway!!) Which is exactly why today I have a Christmas card to share with you!! (I honestly was humming Christmas tunes while I was making this!) I used one of Mo's "Ragged" images! I love them all!! This one is called "Ragged Kelly" . . .

. . . and is available HERE in Mo's online store. Here's an extreme close-up . . .

And a bit of a side view . . .
My Card "Recipe" . . .
Image printed on cold press watercolor paper
Always Artichoke cardstock: Stampin' Up
DPs, pearls, tag tie: my stash
Mittens, holly, & distressed tag dies: Memory Box
Inside sentiment stamp: Stampin-Up
Distress inks

A peek at the inside . . . 

And finally, a slightly angled view . . .
  
So . . . there ya go! My first Christmas card of 2015!!! Thanks for stopping by . . . and for your kind comments that really DO make my day!! See you next week! Oh . . . wait . . . be sure to check out the "Anything Goes w/optional theme: For Teenz Only" challenge going on all this month over at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog!

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Goin' Fishin'

Happy Thursday! Today I'm sharing another retirement card! I made this one for my sister's boss who is retiring in just a few weeks!!  I used  Mo's darling "First Fish (girl)" digi image . . .

This cutie patootie "girl" image is available HERE in Mo's online store. There's also a "boy" version HERE. He's super cute too!! So . . . I decided to make a "Joy Fold" card! Here's a slightly different view as I start to open the card . . .

And another . . .
My Card "Recipe" . . .
Image printed on Cryogen Metallic White Cardstock
Real Red & Whisper White cardstock: Stampin' Up
"Gone Fishing" Digi DPs: Available HERE at Nitwits
Main dies: Nestabilities by Spellbinders
Corner die, ric rac, letter tiles, jute, clothespin: My stash
Sentiment: Computer generated
Copic markers, a variety of colored pencils

Copics:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000, 0000, R20 & 21 (cheeks)
Hair: E25, 23, 21, 09, YR20
Blues: B97, 95, 93, 91, 00, 000
Reds: R27, 24, 22, 21, 20
Greens: YG 25, 23, 67, 01
Browns: E55, 53, 51, 50

Another view as it opens further . . . 

And finally, a look at the card completely open . . .  
And . . . that's it for me! Thanks for popping in for a visit! See you next week! Oh . . . and be sure to check out the "Anything Goes w/optional theme: For Teenz Only" challenge going on all this month over at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog!


Thursday, May 14, 2015

Baby Fairy Bobbin

Hello friends! Happy Thursday! Here's a little retirement card I created using Mo's precious little "Baby Fairy Bobbin" digi image . . .

This super cute image is available HERE in Mo's online store. Here's a close-up . . .

And a side-ish view . . .
My Card "Recipe" . . .
Image printed on Cryogen Metallic White Cardstock
Blushing Bride cardstock: Stampin' Up
"Thimbles & Threads" Digi DPs: Available HERE at Nitwits
Lacy circle die: Memory Box
Corner hardware & flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
Pearls, embroidery thread, & other embellies: My stash
Sentiment: Computer generated
Copic markers, a variety of colored pencils, & Spica glitter pens 

Copics:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000, 0000
Hair: E55, 53, 51, 50, YR20
Wings: G40, R01, BG10, RV10
Spools: E37, 35, 33, 31, 30
Thread #1: R22, 21, 20, 00
Thread #2: R46, 43, 01
Ground: G46, 43

A peek at the inside . . . 

And . . . one last angled view . . .
That's it for me! Thanks so much for stopping by! See you next week! Oh . . . and be sure to check out the "Anything Goes w/optional theme: For Teenz Only" challenge going on all this month over at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog!


Monday, May 4, 2015

Taking a Break!

Happy Monday! Here's a little something I created using Mo's adorable "Taking a Break" digi image . . .


This Mo Manning image is available HERE in Mo's online store. Here's a close-up . . .

And a bit of a side view . . .
My Card "Recipe" . . .
Image printed on Cryogen Metallic White Cardstock
Creamy Caramel cardstock: Stampin' Up
DPs: by Whiff of Joy
Cloud dies: Memory Box
Fence and tag dies: Magnolia
Corner die & twine: My stash
Inside sentiment: Inkadinkado
Copic markers & a variety of colored pencils

Copics:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000, 0000
Hair: E53, 50, 27, 25, 15
Overalls: B99, 97, 95, 93, 91, and T2 & N3
Orange: YR27, 24, 23, 21, 20, 68, 65, and T2 &, N3
Shoes: C8, 5, 3, 1
Grass: G43, 94, 99, YG93
Dog: E57, 55, 53, 51, 50, W3

A peek at the inside . . . 

And . . . one last, "artsy" angle . . .

I've decided to enter this little Mo "make" in the current challenge (#86) going on over at "Sketchy Challenges" HERE using this cool sketch by Sabine . . . 

Sooooo . . .  that's it for me! Thanks so much for stopping by! See you soon! Be sure to check out the "Anything Goes w/optional theme: For Teenz Only" challenge starting Thursday over at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog!


Monday, April 20, 2015

A "Virtual" Baby Shower!!

Helloooooo all . . . and a very happy Monday to you!! Have you heard about the "Virtual" Baby Shower we're having for our sweet friend and DT sister, Franz over at Mo's new Clubhouse Blog?! Check it out HERE! All this week Mo's DT ladies will be posting pictures of baby cards!

Here's a little baby boy card I created to celebrate Franz's newest little boy . . . Filippo!!
This cute Mo Manning image is called "New Baby" . . . . and is available HERE in Mo's online store.

Here's a bit of a side view . . .
My Card "Recipe" . . .
Image printed on Cryogen Metallic White Cardstock
White & Soft Sky cardstock: Stampin' Up
DPs: "Baby Mine" by Fancy Pants Designs
Bow die: Memory Box
Nestabilities dies: Spellbinders
Button: My stash
Copic markers & a variety of colored pencils

Copics:
Skin: E11, 00, 000, 0000
Hair: E53, 51,  50, YR20
Dress & pants: R22, 21, 20
Boy's shirt: G46, 43, 40
Bassinet cover: BG 72, 10, 11, 13
Blue sash: B18, 14, 12, 00, 000

A peek at the inside (sentiment from Whipper Snapper). . . 

And . . . one more . . .

Sooooo . . .  that's it for me! Thanks so much for stopping by! See you soon! Have a great day . . . and be sure to check out the fun "BABY" contest at Mo's Clubhouse Blog . . . and the "Anything Goes w/optional theme: Spring" challenge happening over at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Happy Birthday Dee!!

Hellooooo!!

OK . . . so here's the deal . . . I couldn't post any photos the other day since this card was for my sister's birthday . . . and she checks my blog occasionally. But . . . today is her birthday . . . so here are the pics . . .

A close-up of Mo's "Cinderella" image available HERE in Mo's store . . .

A side view . . .
My card "recipe"
Cryogen white metallic cardstock
DPs: "True Love" by Basic Grey
"In stitches" faux stitching stamp: Technique Tuesday 
Brads: My stash
Sentiment: Computer generated
Copics &amp pencils

Copics:
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000, 0000
Hair: E53, 51, 25
Dress: E27, 25, 53, 51, 50
Apron: E50, W5, 3, 0, 00
Shoes & broom: E27, 25, 23, 50
Reds: R22, 02, 02, 00
Dust & smudges: W3, 1, 0, 00

Faber Castell "Polychromos" Pencils:
Skin: Cinnamon, medium flesh, light flesh
Reds: Venetian red
Browns: Caput mortuum violet
Greys: Warm grey 1 & 5

Caran d'Ache "Pablo" Pencils:
Skin: Apricot

A peek at the inside . . .

And one more view . . .

Please be sure to pop on over to Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog to check out the gorgeous projects created by all of my very talented Design Teamies! Then please join us for this month's "Anything Goes/ Optiona Theme: Spring" challenge!!

** Mo will be awarding (selected at random) one $5.00 shopping spree at her online store for every 25 challenge participants!

Oh . . . and don't forget to stop by Mo's newest blog: Mo's Clubhouse Blog HERE for daily inspiration, contests, showcases, prizes, and lots and LOTS of FUN!!

Thanks so much for stopping by! See you very soon with some fun pics!

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Carolina

Hey there, my friends!! It's time for another great challenge over at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog!! As always, all of our challenges are "Anything Goes" . . . but this month, my sweet and talented DT sister, Anja, has decided she'd like our OPTIONAL THEME to be . . .

"Spring"
With a Mo Manning image, of course! 

Soooooo, since my eldest son and daughter-in-law just sent us a fun Easter tin filled with scrumptious cookies and brownies and white-chocolate covered pretzels, I decided to make them a little "Thank You" card . . .

This cutie is called "Carolina" and is available HERE in Mo's online store.

Here's a side view . . .
My card "recipe"
Cryogen white metallic cardstock
Digital DPs: "Carrot Patch" by Mary Fran for Nitwits available HERE
Lacy circle die: Memory Box
Sweet Williams Strip flower die: Cheery Lynn Designs
Cutie Fringe 3 flower die: Cheery Lynn Designs
Fence die (inside): Magnolia
Button & brads: My stash
Copics &amp pencils

Copics:
Skin: E13, 1q, 00, 000, 0000
Hair: E53, 51, 50, 23, 25, YR20
Shirt: E97, 95, 93, R01, 00
Overalls: B99, 97, 95, 93, 91, 000
Greens: G29, 46, 43, 40, 99, YG99
Carrots: YR18, 15, 12, 20
Basket: E53, 50, 25, 23, 47, 79, 87

A peek at the inside . . .

And, last but not least . . .

Now, please be sure to pop on over to Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog to check out the gorgeous projects created by all of my very talented Design Teamies! Then please join us for this month's challenge!!

** Mo will be awarding (selected at random) one $5.00 shopping spree at her online store for every 25 challenge participants! What an easy and fun way to get some new Mo images, right?!

Oh . . . and don't forget to stop by Mo's newest blog: Mo's Clubhouse Blog HERE for daily inspiration, contests, showcases, prizes, and lots and LOTS of FUN!!

Thanks so much for stopping by! See you soon!! xo