Monday, 29 September 2014

Pumpkins Stuffed with Happiness

Hey Stampers,

Have a super cute Thanksgiving card for you today! I just can’t get enough of the Fall Fest pumpkins. Super adorable! I paired them with the (no surprises here) Motley Monsters DSP and the Mingle All the Way stamp set. Check out this cuteness!!

I just love it! The Hardwood background stamp is so wonderful, isn’t it? And that falling leaves pattern from Motley Monsters is so sweet. Love it! Just a clean and simple card thats perfect for fall. 

Well that is all for me today! Thanks a lot for dropping by and Happy Stamping!!

Friday, 26 September 2014

Curious George Punch Art Invite!

Hey Stampers,

I have one VERY excited little boy on my hands today - his Birthday Party is tomorrow! I can’t believe my sweet boy is almost 4!! The theme for his birthday this year is Curious George, one of his fav tv shows! I previously shared the cute treat bags that I made to give out to his friends, and today I am going to show you the fun invites I made! I just LOVE them! Take a look!!

Is that CA-UTE or what?!!? I knew I needed a monkey on this card (or course) so I created this guy using the Ovals Collection and Hearts Collection framelits! SO very easy! His ears were made with the Small Oval punch and the 3/4” Circle Punch. The Chocolate Chip and new Kraft cardstock were perfect colouring too. The colors in the plates and cups and everything were these primary colors, so I needed to break out my (now dwindling) stash of Gumball Green and pair it with Real Red, Pacific Point and of course Daffodil Delight. You can’t have Curious George without yellow, right!? Just love the big polka dots of the embossed piece and the smaller stamped ones from the Dotty Angles stamp set. Like confetti - ready to party!!

Well that is all for me today! I know I will have a VERY fun and busy weekend - I hope you do too! Thanks so much for coming by today and Happy Stamping!

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Gold Soiree 70th Birthday !!

Hey Stampers,

It was my mother in laws 70th birthday on Monday, so my father in law asked me to make a gorgeous card for her from him! I knew I wanted a nice big 70 on it, and I went from there. Take a peek at what  came up with!!

LOVE it!! I used my Cricut to cut out my 70 with the Gold Glimmer paper. So sportily and gorgeous!! And then I looked through my DSP and decided that the Gold Soiree was the perfect one. The colors and patterns are so lovely! I made this card a Gate Fold card, and its finished size is 6”x6”. Really big and impressive! To dress it up, I heat am bossed the small butterflies from Papillon Potpourri in Gold Embossing Powder and punched them with the Bitty butterfly punch. Then some little flowers from Petite Petals got embossed with Early Espresso powder and coloured with my Calypso Coral Blendabilities. Lots going on here, but SO fabulous!! My awesome mother in law loved it!!

Well that is all for me today! Thanks so much for dropping by and Happy Stamping!!

Monday, 22 September 2014

Fall Fest Treats

Hey Stampers,

Over the weekend, I was in the mood to do a bit of baking! One thing I made (which I can’t really call baking) was a yummy fall Caramel Nut Snack Mix. It turned out AMAZING but made a ton, so I knew that if I didn’t “gift" some of it away, I would end up eating the whole thing. SO of course, I made little treat bags filled with the yummy goodness!! I kept with the fall theme, and used my Fall Fest bundle to make some fun tags. Check it out!! 

Isn’t that so cute!? I used some of the Motley Monsters DSP as well to add some color. I just love the natural look of Naturals White cardstock, so I used that for my tag that I cut out with the Banners framelits. And the yummy Crushed Curry Striped Grosgrain was just beautiful to tie up the Gusseted Cellophane Bags. 

Here is an up close look at the tag. I just love it!!

And a shot of all of my bags of treats, ready to be given to friends and family!!

Well that is it for me today! Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a great day and Happy Stamping!!

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Sassy Four Feathers

Hey Stampers,

I am SUPER excited for my Stamp Club tonight! Check out this super cute card that we will make tonight! I love the Four Feathers stamp set and matching framelits, don’t you? I got inspiration for this card from the amazing Erica Cerwin over on Pink Buckaroo Designs. Her card was clean and simple, so I decided to kick it up a notch. Look at what I came up with!

LOVE it! Those feathers are so fun, aren’t they!? And that DSP is from Motley Monsters pack - not just for Hallowe’en!! Sassy Salutations is one of my fav sentiment sets, that font is so funky! 

Well that is all for me today! Thanks a lot for dropping by. Have a great day and Happy Stamping!!

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Lovely Choose Happiness

Hey Stampers,

I was SO excited by this card I created last night, that I had to share it with you today! I just LOVE the Choose Happiness stamp set, so when I got a little box of goodies yesterday that had that set in it, I made a card with it right away. Love the vintage style of this one! Take a look!

I am so pleased with this card! Its pretty simple, but the effect is just lovely. And that embossing folder - what a show stopper!!! Its called Filigree Frame and its in the Holiday catalogue. But, I am so pleased that its not really a Christmas design so I can use it on cards like this!! This color combo of Very Vanilla, Sahara Sand, Night of Navy, Hello Honey and Cherry Cobbler is so nice too. There isn’t a LOT of color, but I like the more neutral palette with the pops of deep colors a lot. 

Well that is all for me today! Thanks a lot for dropping by and Happy Stamping!!

Monday, 15 September 2014

Dear Heart, Happy Birthday!

Hey Stampers,

Happy Monday to you! It is a very happy one around here, because it is my Dad’s birthday! We are having some yummy supper tonight including a delicious Chocolate Cake that I made (with Jackson’s help) yesterday. Can’t wait! So of course, I have a birthday card to share! I will share mine at another time, today it is all about Jacksons card. I love making cute cards to give friends and family from Jackson. I know that he didn't MAKE it, but he will sign it himself (pretty good for a 3 year old) hahaha. I knew the perfect stamp set to use, the photopolymer set Dear Heart. Its perfect for little boys! I saw an awesome card on Pinterest by Nicole Tugrul using the set, and I decided to make a version of her fun card! Take a look!!

Isn’t that so cute? I love the little boys in this set, and there are a lot of fun accessories in it too like the baseball, football and alligator that I used on this card. The “Oh, Boy!” sentiment is from the set as well, and I sued the Alphabet Rotary Stamp to create my Granddad. I then cropped it out using the Banners Framelits. So fun!! The color combo of Tangerine Tango, Old Olive and Night of Navy is such a great one, isn't it? Perfect for a masculine card. I used the Blendabilities to color in my little boy and then fussy cut him out with my Paper Snips. Easy peasy!

Well that is all for me today! Thanks a lot for stopping by and Happy Stamping!!

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Beer Mug Punch Art Card

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This HUGE card is one that I made to give to my hubby’s best friend Boyd for his birthday. Uncle Boyd (as my son calls him) is a wonderful man, and my Brian’s other half. They work together AND play together - so he is a fixture at our house! One of the staples of any social time my husband and Boys spend together, is sharing some beers. SO a beer card was a necessity! I had such fin making this card - check it out!!

Isn’t that awesome!? Now, it might be hard to tell from the pic, but this card is ginormous. LOL It’s on a 6x6 card base (made from a 6” x 12” piece of cardstock) and the mug still hang off the top of the card  about an inch! So of course, I used my Envelope Punch Board to make a custom envelope for it! All of my circle punches got a workout to make all of this foamy bubbles, made out of Very Vanilla cardstock and sponged with Hello Honey ink. I love this color combo of Hello Honey, Basic Gray and Lost Lagoon, don’t you?! And even though I did it in Lost Lagoon, the Hardwood background stamp reminded me of a wooden bar like Boyd has in his shed. The fun sentiment comes from the Happy Hour stamp set - perfect for a cold one!!

Well that is everything for me today! Hope you enjoyed this fun card. Thanks so much for coming by and Happy Stamping!!

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Bloom For You CAS

Hey Stampers,

I have a very fun card to share today! I got lots of inspiration from the awesome Mary Brown for this card, though mine actually ended up being very different from hers haha. I just love the Bloom For You single stamp and matching Fun Flower punch, and paired with the Sweet Sadie washi tape - this card turns out super cute!! Take a look!!

I am so into this fun card! For some reason my colors look off in this pic, but the color combo of Crisp Cantaloupe, Pistachio Pudding and Basic Black is so lovely. The Sweet Sadie washi tape collection is what the color combo comes from, and I just love the cute patterns on that washi!! If you are wondering how I made the cute corners on my Whisper White layer, I just stuck the corners of my cardstock into the Sweetheart Punch and made the cute little detail. Fun right!?! Love that look!

Well that is all for me today - thank you so much for dropping by! Have a great day and Happy Stamping!!

Sunday, 7 September 2014

CCC #044: September Cards Challenge “Fun with Masks"

Hey Stampers,

Hope you all are having a great weekend! I am sharing a card today for the new card challenge over on Catherine and Cathy Create! Our theme for September is Fun with Masks. I am so loving the masks that SU has in our new catty! I used the fun pol a dot one for my card today. Take a look!

Isn’t that fun!? I love how the Marina Mist polka dots look sponged onto the Smoky Slate cardstock. And see the Old Olive ones on the flap of my envelope!?! Cute!! I seem to be using the Zoo Babies stamp set a lot lately. love those fun animals!! The “happy” images are from the Amazing Birthday set. So easy to cut out with my paper snips! Love it.

I hope you come over to CCC and play along with us!! you have until September 30th to link up your card using masks, and you could win the Holiday Invitation stamp set! Thanks so much for coming by today and Happy Stamping!!

Friday, 5 September 2014

Watercolor Thank You

Hey Stampers,

I was inspired by my very crafty friend Cathy Caines for todays card. She did a guest post over on the blog for Canadian Scrapbooker Magazine and I thought I would take one of her simple ideas and build on it!. I have been LOVIGN the look of watercoloring lately, and I thought instead of using one color like she did, I would use three and make them blend for a more rainbow effect! I am just in LOVE what what I came up with! Take a look!!

Isn’t that awesome!?! The way that my Melon Mambo, Crushed Curry and Bermuda Bay inks went together is just fabulous. I got some orange and green colouring in there where they ran together. Such a fun technique!! Just use watercolor paper, ink pads and your Aqua Painter and thats it! Make sure you heat emboss your stamped image before hand with white embossing powder, and the ink won’t stick to it! Cool right!?!?

Well that is everything for me today! Hope you all have a wonderful weekend. Thanks so much for visiting and Happy Stamping!!

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Happy Haunting Freaky Friends!

Hey Stampers,

I am So excited for all of the awesome Halloween products in this Holiday catty! Halloween is my birthday, so its always a big deal around my house. The Motley Monsters DSP I think is my fav DSP ever!! And the matching Freaky Friends stamp set is SO cute!! Take a look at this fun card that I created using these items!!

Fun right!? The perfect card to celebrate Halloween! Love the bight colors. Tangerine Tango, Bermuda Bay and Crushed Curry are SO nice together! My sentiment comes from the adorable Ghoulish Greetings stamp set - full of fun Halloween sayings! But I think my favourite part of this card is the Tangerine Tango Two Tone Trim. Isn’t that bow just awesome!! Love it!!

Well that is all for me today! Thanks a lot for coming by, I will be sharing lots of Halloween project over the coming weeks to come back soon! Have a great day and Happy Stamping!!

Monday, 1 September 2014

CCC#043: September Monthly Challenge “Primary Colors"

Hey Stampers,

I am in SHOCK that it is September already! This summer flew by. But at least the start of a new month means another challenge over on Catherine and Cathy Create!! I was inspired by Back to School this month, and thought that Primary Colors would make a fun challenge! Why don’t you make something bright and colorful and play along with us!! Take a look at my project!

I was SO excited by the Fry Box Die when I saw it in the annual catalogue. I thought it would make a perfect favour box for my sons birthday party! He is having a Curious George theme for his 4th Birthday next month - so I paired a Daffodil Delight fry box with the cute monkey image from the Zoo babies stamp set. I just love how it turned out! Some touches of Gumball Green (retired I know - but it matched all the Curious George accessories I bought haha), Pacific Point and Real Red and I was done!  I will post the cute invites I made soon too, so make sure to check back!!

Well that is all for me today! Please come by to CCC and play along with us, won’t you?? You could win a prize and everything!! Thanks so much for dropping by and Happy Stamping!