Monday, February 28, 2011

Midnight Madness Sketch # 93


    For my Midnight Madness Card for this week, I used one of Priscilla's adorable NEW digital images called
BRAND NEW STUFFED BUNNY DIGITAL STAMP.  I used copics to color and shade my adorable image.  My cardstocks are by bazzill and my stash.  Ribbons are by Bo Bunny and Metal frame is by stampin up.
  This weeks sketch...it's "YOUR PICK" Make it fancy, clean and simple, or somewhere in-between. Remember to click on the sneak peek button on the side bar for the following weeks sketch each Friday.
"YOUR CHOICE"

  Enter one style or both this week.
Just have fun and come play with us :)
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Our MMSC92 Gold Star Award goes to...

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Our MMSC92 Weekly Bonus Winner is...
 9. mocca22 
Our February Monthly winner is....
 57. Rebekah
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*Our MMSC92 weekly Bonus sponsor is.....
 Prize includes
12 x 6”x6” sheets patterned and plain paper
2 x midi stencils
4 x packs different pearls
2 x pkts assorted gems
2 x pts of 10 brads
2 x paper pieced embellishments
Thank you so much for your wonderful Prize Mel :)
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**Our March Monthly sponsor is....
http://www.lindystampgang.com/
Lindy's Stamp Gang is a home-based family business. Created by Lindy Plakinger in 1995 to have an outlet for all the fabulous cartoons running around in her mind. Lindy's Stamp Gang has grown to encompass so much more! In late 1998 she created the first sprays to color your stamping and scrapbooking world.  These products have grown to encompass hundreds of colors, have inspired similar spray products and have become her signature with their deep rich color and generous shimmer!   Sadly, Lindy is no longer with us, but Lindy's Stamp Gang will continue as was her hope and dream. Her husband and daughter took things over and hope to keep her creativity alive through her products.
Lindy lived every day to its fullest and we will always remember her smile, infectious laughter, spunk, sparkle and creativity! So enjoy her products that all contain a little of that laughter and sparkle!

Thank you so much for this AWESOME PRIZE Tracey

Challenges:
Do You Stack Up - Anything Goes (3 entries)
Creative Inspirations Paint - Birthday
Craft Your Passion - Girly Girl
Sweet Stampin - Girly
2 Sisters - Teddy Bears
Gingerloft - Furry Friends
Lil Red Wagon - Animals
Wags N Whiskers - Punches
Digital Tuesday - Punches and Digi
I Did It - Punches or Dies
Hand Stamped Sentiments - Use a Die Cut
Anything Goes - Distressing
CCEE Stampers - Distressing
Corrosive - Distressing
Fresh Brewed Designs - Ribbons and Bows
Thrilling Thursday - Ribbon
Digi Doodles - Spots/Dots
The Paper Variety - Stitching


Iris's Spot Challenge Ellephantastic and Buttons!


I am a little behind this week.  My Father-in-law passed away suddenly and we have had a lot going on in our family with all of the arrangements. I am a little late in posting my design card for Iris's Spot... so here is my card this week that I made using Roger with Flowers a cute little digital from Ellephantastic!  The challenge over at Iris' Spot is to use buttons.  My cute little digital image was colored with prisma colored pencils.  My cardstocks are by bazzill and yellow bicycle.

Monday, February 21, 2011

Midnight Madness Sketch 92


 For my Midnight Madness Design card for this week, I used one of our sponsors digital images from Paper Pretties..  The little lamb reminds me of spring and Easter.  My designer card stock is by Bo Bunny and Bazzill.  Flowers were by Prima.  Rhinestones and lace were from my stash.  (I bought a huge amount from a garage sale last summer!)  My image was colored and shaded with my copics and stampin up ink.

This weeks sketch...it's "YOUR PICK" Make it fancy, clean and simple, or somewhere in-between. Remember to click on the sneak peek button on the side bar for the following weeks sketch each Friday.
"YOUR CHOICE"
  Enter one style or both this week.
Just have fun and come play with us :)
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Our MMSC91 Gold Star Award goes to...
Our Remarkables Awards this week go to...
 16. Tiiti   17. Connie M.  
 22. Tiggertastic 
                                                  Our MMSC91 Weekly Bonus Winner is...
 45. Nancy Brown
*Our MMSC92 weekly Bonus sponsor is.....
http://robynsfetish.com/shop/
Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps And More is proud to sponsor this challenge.
Robyn's Fetish  Digital Stamps And More, a division of I Did It Creations, was created and is
owned by Robyn Weinrib.  Robyn offers a wonderful variety of digital stamps and digital papers, designed to meet the needs of all digital paper crafting addicts for every occasion.
 Thank you Robyn for your FABULOUS PRIZE this week.
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**Our February Monthly sponsor is....
http://www.paperpretties.net/store/
Check out the monthly grand prize HERE.
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I am entering my card into the following challenges:
I Did It Creations - Anything Goes
2 Sisters - Embossing
Digi Doodle Shop - Anything Goes
Bows N Berries - Anything Goes
Robyns Fetish - Anything Goes
Guylou's Inimitability - Anything Goes (5 entries)
Thrilling Thursday - Show Us What You Got (anything goes)
Totally Paper Crafts - Do It With Digi
My Sheri Crafts - Girly
Creative Cottage - Flowers
Dutch Dare - Sparkle, Glitter or Bling
Delicious Doodles - Glitz and Glam
Digital Tuesday - Use a Die Cut
Crazy 4 Challenges - Use A Die Cut
Drunken Stampers - Use a Die Cut
Wags N Whiskers - Punches
Dare To Be Sassy - Punches
Card Mad Fairy - Distress It

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Let's Celebrate Spring!!! Blog Candy Coming Soon!

Are you as tired of winter as I am?
I am putting together a huge Celebrate Spring Blog Candy
I will be giving away tons of ribbons, stamps, stamped images and assorted Spring embellishments.  Keep watching, as soon as they come in the mail, I will be taking a picture and posting!  ALL you have to do to win is follow me and leave a comment!
Make sure you check back.  I will hopefully have everything here and ready to go within a week!

Pixie Cottage Challenge # 57 and or EMBOSSING!



For my DT card for Pixie Cottage I used Happy Birthday Boy Digital Stamp by ARTish.  
My bold striped cardstock is by Graphic 45 (Halloween collection).  I also embossed assorted candies with my cuttlebug on a dark blue bazzill cardstock.  My metal embellishments are from SU.  I colored my cute little image with copic artist markers! 

It's Wednesday so it means another challenge here at The Pixie Cottage!
As always we have 2 parts to the challenge and you can choose either or both to play along with.
We have a fabulous sketch and our theme this week is "Embossing" so it's time to get out your Embossing Folders or your Embossing Powders and Heat Gun!



Remember you can use the sketch or the optional technique or both!
The randomly picked winner will win two stamps of their choice from the Pixie Cottage Collection. The winner and the Top 3 favorites will be announced on the Friday after the challenge ends.

Why not get those supplies out and join us this week for this challenge.  Embossing is such a great way to add texture to your projects!  I will look forward to seeing your lovely creations!

I am entering the following challenges with my card:

Create 4 Fun - Sketch (it's the same as our at The Pixie Cottage!)
CCEE - Embossing
Woodware USA - Embossing
Happileigh Scrappin - Cupcakes
Fussy and Fancy - Something Edible
Stamptacular Sunday - Lovin From The Oven

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Creative Card Crew Challenge Friendship

sisters friendship  
For my DT card for Creative Card Crew I used the digital stamp "Big Sister at Work" from our sponsor, Phindy's Place!  My cute image was colored with my copics.My cardstocks are by bazzill, stampin up, myminds eye and 21st street market.  Flowers are by prima.  The theme of my card goes along with our theme this week of Friendship!   Get those supplies out and join us this week for this weeks challenge!
Our sponsor this week is Phindy's Place!  
 A little about us:
"Phindy's Place Digi Stamps is where you can find beautifully drawn images for all your hand made card, scrapbook and paper crafting projects! 
Children's book illustrator Philomena O'Neill enjoys creating charming line images for crafters to use in their own creative efforts. She likes to think of this as a collaboration between two artists.
Please stop by at Phindy's Place and you will find many images to love.  Check out the all NEW "Wee Babbies"!   A brand new "Babbie" and gorgeous sample card by one of the Phindy's Place DT being featured every couple of days!"

The prize:
And our challenge is "Friendship!"  We'd love to see cards for your friends &/or about friends

Challenges: 
Craft Your Passion - Pink
Stamping Scrapping Central - Pink
Craft Us Crazy - Anything Goes
Our Creative Corner - Cut It Out
Allsorts - It's All About The Sentiment
( Ooh La La - For Someone Special
Sentimental Sundays - Red, Pink and White (and a sentiment)
Sassy Studios - Pink, Red and White
Stamp N Doodle - Red, Pink, White Plus 1
Craft Your Passion - Pink
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - Flowers
One Stitch At A Time - Pretty

Midnight Madness Sketch 91


 I have 2 cards to share with you today.  My first card is a Birthday Wishes card using one of our sponsors digitals.  I colored my image with inktense pencils.  My papers are by Bo Bunny and Bazzill.  Pearls by prima & my ribbons and lace are from my stash!

My second card using the sketch is a cute little Easter card.  Instead of a sentiment I used prima flowers.  My punch is by MS.  Pearls by prima.  My designer cardstock is by Mindseye Laundry line and of course my favorite solid cardstock, Bazzill.  Trim is from my stash!  My cute little Easter image was cut out and popped out several times for dimension.
  This weeks sketch...it's "YOUR PICK" Make it fancy, clean and simple, or somewhere in-between. Remember to click on the sneak peek button on the side bar for the following weeks sketch each Friday.
"YOUR CHOICE"
 Enter one style or both this week.
Just have fun and come play with us :)
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Our MMSC90 Gold Star Award goes to...
 55. Regan {charmedstamping} 
Our Remarkables Awards this week go to...
 9. An    39. Ann C 
 57. Rebekah 

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Our MMSC90 Weekly Bonus Winner is...
  31. Emily Keaton 

*Our MMSC91 weekly Bonus sponsor is.....
http://dudetimedoodles.com/
 Bonibleaux Designs carries all of your crazy "Dude" image needs. We bring you guy images and ideas for those hard to make cards for the "Dude" in your life. Guys aren't about flower and fluff. Guys are our heroes, our fighters, our beer chuggers and bug squashers.
Bonibleaux Designs bring you Manly Man images for your cards and gift ideas. We are all about the "Dudes" here.
Thank you so much Boni for this weeks fabulous prize!!
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**Our February Monthly sponsor is....
http://www.paperpretties.net/store/
Check out the monthly grand prize HERE.
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Challenges:
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - Flowers
Bunny Zoe - Flowers Everywhere
One Stitch At A Time - Pretty 
Craft Us Crazy - Anything Goes
Crafty Emma's - Cute and Cuddly
Ooh La La - For Someone Special
Fab N Funky - Tempting Texture
Do You Stack Up? - Ribbon

Monday, February 14, 2011

Iris' Challenge Guest Designer second challenge of the year!


This is my cute little birthday design card for Iris's Challenge using a Daisy Doodle digital image.  What a yummy strawberry cake!  My cardstocks are by Bazzill, and Stampin Up.  Sentiment is computer generated.  I used my cuttlebug background for the embossing and prima pearl swirls for bling!  My cake image was colored and shaded with my copics.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Midnight Madness Sketch 90


For my Midnight Madness Design card for this week, I have used an adorable fairy image.  She sits on a embossed background (Tim Holtz bricks) surrounded by butterflies (ms punch).   My ribbons were from my stash as well as the pearls and metal cherish sentiment.  My lovely stripe and butterfly cardstock is by Graphic 45 (spring collection).  My solids are by bazzill.  Spellbinders were used on my image cardstocks.

This weeks sketch...it's "YOUR PICK" Make it fancy, clean and simple, or somewhere in-between. Remember to click on the sneak peek button on the side bar for the following weeks sketch each Friday.
"YOUR CHOICE"
Enter one style or both this week.
Just have fun and come play with us :)
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Our MMSC89 Gold Star Award goes to...
 26. An 

*Our MMSC90 weekly Bonus sponsor is.....
GLITTERBABE’S ART is a digital stamp store specializing in a variety of images.  my heart leans towards florals so you will find  a wide range to choose from.  All my images are done in jpg format only and all my images come with a colored image.  Having that colored image is great when you need to create something in a hurry or just need that color guide.  I strive for quality product and work hard to give my very best.  I have tons of fun with it and I hope you do too!
 Thank you so much Stef..you prize is wonderful!
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**Our February Monthly sponsor is....
http://www.paperpretties.net/store/
Check out the monthly grand prize HERE.

Challenges that I am entering my card in:
Sisterhood of Crafters - Anything Goes
Sew Many Challenges - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Flutterby - Open (but must have Angel, Fairy or Butterfly)
2 Sisters - Pearls
Alys - Bling It Up
Digi's by Phooka - Bling It On
Craft Us Crazy - Anything Goes
All that Scraps - Anything Goes
C.R.A.F.T - In the Roll of a Die

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Pixie Cottage Challenge 55 Sketch and or Buttons


For my Pixie Cottage Design card for this week's challenge I used Fairy Molly by Eileen Gutierrez stamp.  had these embossed buttons and wanted to use them so instead of real buttons.  I like the way that they turned out!  My card stocks are coredinations and bazzill.  I just love the way pink and purple go together!

It's Wednesday so it means another challenge here at The Pixie Cottage!
As always we have 2 parts to the challenge and you can choose either or both to play along with.
We have a fabulous sketch and our theme this week is "Buttons" so it's time to get out your sewing box!



Remember you can use the sketch or the optional technique or both!
The randomly picked winner will win two stamps of their choice from the Pixie Cottage Collection. The winner and the Top 3 favorites will be announced on the Friday after the challenge ends.

Challenges that I am entering my card in:
Totally Gorjuss - As You Like It
Stamptacular Sunday - Whateva/Anything Goes
Corrosive - Button It Up
Tuesday Throwdown - Stitching

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Creative Card Crew Challenge Use purple and pink

pink and purple Denise
For my design card for creative card crew I created a fun little card using purple and pink. I used a stamp from the pixie cottage for my image. She was colored with copics and layered several times for dimension. My card stock is by bazzill and my valentine hearts are from the yellow bicycle.

 Challenges that I am entering my card into:

Lexi's Creations - Valentine 
CD Sunday - Love is in the Air
Cheerful Stamp Pad - Be My Valentine
Creative Cowgirls - Love is in the Air
Stamptacular Sunday - Whateva - both cards
Totally Gorjuss - As You Like It

Midnight Madness Sketch 89


For my Midnight Madness Sketch card for this week I used one of Priscilla's new digi's called
Heart Balloon Puppy Dog Digital Stamp. What an adorable image!  
My card image was colored and shaded with copics.  I  used papers from yellow bicycle & bazzill.  Trims are from my stash and flowers are from prima.
This weeks sketch...it's "YOUR PICK" Make it fancy, clean and simple, or somewhere in-between. Remember to click on the sneak peek button on the side bar for the following weeks sketch each Friday.
"YOUR CHOICE"
Enter one style or both this week.
Just have fun and come play with us :)
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Our MMSC88 Gold Star Award goes to...
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Our MMSC88 Weekly Bonus Winner is...
 35. Jenn Borjeson 
Our January Monthy End Winner is....
 18. Melanie 
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*Our MMSC89 weekly Bonus sponsor is.....
My name is Janet and i am a Stampin' Up Demo. I have just recently joined Stampin' Up again after a few years off. Stampin' Up products are high quality and long lasting. I love their paper, embellishments and ink pads.
Be sure to stop by Janet's SU site and check out all the new products.
Thank you for your wonderful prize Janet :)
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**Our February Monthly sponsor is....
http://www.paperpretties.net/store/
The prize will be the following:  Stamp sets:  Summer Fun, Game On, One of Those Days, Wade E. Bug, Coffee Cool, Simply Special, What's Up Pussy Cat and Snuggle Bunny (this set is not in the picture).  I will also include 4 spools of American Arts ribbon and 5 digi images of their choice.
Wow what a great prize..thank you Heather.
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Challenges that I am entering:
Penny's - Anything Goes
Stamptacular Sunday - Whateva/Anything Goes
Totally Gorjuss - As You Like It
Creative Inspirations - Buttons and Bows
Meljen's - Use Hearts
Simply Create - Hearts
Mami Doodles - The Magic of Love
Creative Inspirations Paint - Inspired by Love
Bunny Zoes - Love Is In The Air
Wild Orchid - Love Is...
Charisma - Valentines/Love
Sparkles Forum - Valentines
Lexi's - Valentines
Paper Play - Layer It Up
Do You Stack Up - Patterns
Crafty Catz - Flowers