[12.10.14] holiday coffee lovers blog hop *giveaway*

Welcome Holiday Coffee Lovers . OMG, what could make the holidays better than a HOLIDAY Coffee Lover’s blog hop???  The SUPER sweet and amazing Amy T. is hosting.  You can find all the participants on her BLOG.  Everyone is welcome, if you have a holiday coffee related project, link up.  There will be PRIZES for those who link up.  And if you like to see holiday coffee projects, come visit.  Many will have blog candy to give away too.  Like me. Leave a comment below and I’ll pick one winner to receive this stamp set from me. (US winner only, …

[12.7.2014] surprise SPARKS fun with Paper Smooches

Do you love surprises? I LOVE little surprises, like this one.  I’m guest designing with the Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge this month!!!  Yay.  I have an EXTRA special place in my heart for Paper Smooches and am EXCITED to be playing along with the amazing Design Team again for December. This week’s challenge… Time crunch for holiday cards.  The anything goes challenge is the PERFECT incentive to get the last few done.  I thought I’d play around with the birch trees from Autumn Groves and turn them into a winter scene with a bit of water coloring. I cut my piece …

[11.21.2014] tag you’re it and 25 days of tags

Tag You’re It and 25 days of Tags We have a special week happening at Tag You’re It!.  Design Team member Tracey has been hosting a 25 Days of Christmas Tags on her blog and asked the TYI team to play along.  OF COURSE we wanted to play along!!!  So, I have two projects this week using the tag inspiration. Inspiration: Oh that lovely double tag tied with a pretty bow… Maureen’s card is just beautiful.  I love the layout of this card and used it as a sketch.  I also loved the flower detail and the polka dots on …

[10.23.2014] unity thursday

Happy Thursday Time for some more THURSDAY fun with the Unity design team.  We’re hopping and having tons of fun with some Unity stamps.  If you haven’t been hopping along, all the action starts on the Unity blog.  There’s always fun stuff going on. Check out these new releases… I’m just going to jump right in with this holiday card.  I just adore this little owl image.  He is all bundled up for the winter and ready to celebrate the holidays.  I combined it with the Magic of Christmas stamp set. ** COMMENT PRIZE ** Don’t forget to leave a …

[11.3.2013] wanna sketch reminder

Wanna Sketch no. 10… Is still happening!  Happy Sunday my friends.  I’m back with another card using the current Wanna Sketch.  I might have scared people with the talk bubble in the sketch.  Ha.  But don’t worry, you do not have to use a talk bubble, turn that element into anything you’d like.  I decided to switch it up and use a different shape on my card today for a some inspiration. I replaced the bubble with a banner instead.  It still holds the sentiment and the placement is over the main image like the sketch.  I did play around …