Tuesday, October 13, 2015

October Stack-a-holic Die Cuts with a View (DCWV)

Good morning, Blogger Peeps! 
Wanted to shout out a thank you to DCWV for last months kind pick of my September Stack-a-holic layout and card.  Here is the link to the September DCWV post of all the lovely entries and support that they received showcasing DCWV products.
This month October, they have a terrific layout sketch and traditional card sketch that all of you can play along with.
(Layout yet to be posted)
 Here is the card sketch for the month of October.
My card is an early start to my Christmas card mail out.  I choose pattern papers from the "The Crafty Christmas" stack.
Please be sure to visit DCWV blog and become a member of their community.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

BoBunny Sketch Challenge

Welcome to the blog today.  Bobunny has a great October sketch challenge this month which gives you the chance to complete lots of journaling tags or photo tags, your choice.

Here is my entry for this fun sketch.

BoBunny Supplies
C'Est La Vie paper collection
Urban Acrylic Stamp Set
Play along with Bobunny this month for an opportunity to receive this great RAK

Saturday, September 26, 2015

2015 Fall Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

The Fall Coffee Lovers Blog Hop has started, lets get this party moving. 

There is an amazing listing of over 40 generous prize sponsors! Make sure to visit the Coffee Loving Cardmakers Blog for all the details. The Link Tool is posted on the Coffee Loving Cardmakers Blog as well. You are welcome to link up between Friday, September 25th at 6 am pacific through Friday, October 2nd at 11:59 pm pacific. There are no limits to the number of entries, the more the merrier. Please remember that your projects must be FALL themed.

Here is my contribution!

I am lakeside at the northern cottage so a warm coffee is so enjoyable this morning.   
The leaves are turning color already.


Thursday, September 24, 2015

Sparkle & Shine with W&W and Simon Says

Welcome to another challenge at Sparkle and Shine Challenge blog.  

Be sure to follow them and become a member of their community.  

Winnie and Walter is the sponsor of challenge # 14.

Here is this months Challenge  # 14.  Green with some sequins.

I took inspiration from this color challenge and decided to play along and support a couple other blogs.  Support our industry by playing along and showcasing products and their blog sites.  There leadership is appreciated and social media helps these sites gain popularity within our industry.

Here is my card that I am sharing.

Join me and become a member at these websites.

Simon Says Stamp Blog . 
Simon Says has a Wednesday blog challenge and this week its "No Design Paper".  Join in the fun.

Simon Says also has a Monday Challenge Blog, which i will enter my card for support to this website.

Join me and become a member of these website communities and enjoy our industry.
Be creative.


Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Unity Stamp Company Sept-Oct 2015

Welcome to another Unity Stamp Co. challenge .
Here are the details of the Unity Stamp Co. challenge

1. Our ONE and only Unity Challenge will post Each Month (on the third Tuesday) and go for ONE full month ending the Monday night before the next challenge.

2. You can choose to follow the sketch loosely for your CARD PROJECT - Scrapbook Page - Art Journal OR Mixed Media Project.


3. You can choose to follow the INSPIRATION COLOR PHOTO for your CARD PROJECT - Scrapbook Page - Art Journal OR Mixed Media Project.

4. Link up your creation up to the linky below.  Please link directly to your blog post and not to your general blog.  If you do not have a blog, no worries, you may link up using your favorite photo gallery (i.e. flickr, Photobucket, My Unity Place, SplitcoastStampers).  Unity is unable to upload photos for you, so please sign up for one of these free online album options.


UNITY STAMPS must be used!!!

Here are my 2 entries for this months challenge. Play along and have fun with Unity.


Wednesday, September 9, 2015

BoBunny August sketch challenge

BoBunny has monthly sketch challenges and I am happy to share my take on the August Challenge.

Here is the link to all the entries on the BoBunny blog for August.
Be sure to visit often at the BoBunny blog and become a follower of all things good by BoBunny.

Here are some photo's of my layout getting inspiration from the August sketch.

Trinkets, Barefoot and Bliss Trinkets
C'est La Vie Couturiere paper collection
Paradise Flowers collection

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Unity Stamp Company

Unity Stamp company has a new monthly date that their challenge is going to be released on a go-forward basis.  Check out all the details here on this blog post.

Every 3rd Tuesday of the month will be the roll-over into a new challenge, so mark your calendars.

August challenge

Here is the sketch for the card.  
I have used this inspirational sketch as a jumping off point for the cover of my mixed media album cover.

Be sure to join the Unity community of designers and have fun with the team on Facebook as well.

I am loving the look of this cover, and of course this stamp set from Unity-Trust your soul.

Thanks for visiting my blog.

Faber-Castell Gelatos


Join me in support of Canadian small businesses.  
To-day I am sharing my project which features Magenta stamps.

The stamp set I am showcasing is called Flora and Fauna CS-054.

Magenta has a challenge going on the month of August which is called "Anything Goes"
My mixed media page has lots of texture and color.  I used a Faber-Castell Kit which had gelatos and texture swatches for a build a Joural.

Check out Magenta Stamps and become a member of their community.
This stamp set allow you to customize a scene from a woodland with floral embellishments.

Thanks for visting today.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Scott Publications - Just Christmas Cards & Decorations

Hello and Welcome to my blog today.  Summer always calls me outside so I always take a break from being creative by enjoying the outdoors and soaking in the beauty of nature to help inspire me once the season changes to fall.

If you are out shopping, please support our hardcopy magazine publishing companies buy purchasing a creative magazine that supports our industry.  

To-day, I wish to give a shout out to Scott Publications Just Cards magazines.  Here I have been published on a few pages,   16, 32,46,53,73,78, 79, 108 and 109.

Check out the cover, do ya see that Sweet 'n Sassy Blue gift card featuring a deer?  
Yes, that is a Sweet 'n Sassy stamp.

You will find that gift card on page 79 of the magazine.  Just Cards had a call for "All that Glitters!"


Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps

Scott Publications

Clearsnap Ink

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Summer Vacation

Summertime is my favorite season of the year.  Adventure and spontaneous events and outings make for wonderful memories.  Enjoy your summer !!!