Friday, August 26, 2011

New Release from The Stamp Fairy

This week Gerda is releasing another AMAZING Set!!! This girl is incredible - I am SO in love with these images, I can't get enough of them!!!! Here is the newest collection AND a freebie:

AND this week, I actually made a card to go with the release (yeahhhh me!!! LOL)
Here it is:

My friend Christine made a tutorial for this Zig Zag card - it was really fun!! The paper is LAUDERDALE from Basic Grey - gorgeous! And the CS and brads are from SU.

Here is a view of the zig zag from above:

Head on over to The Stamp Fairy shop & check out all the GREAT images! I swear you WON'T be disappointed!!! AND if you are like me, you won't be able to stop buying them! LOL There are also lots of freebies so go check them out!!!

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Simon Says.... sketch time!

Before moving on to this weeks challenge we need you to cancel all your plans for next week, all leave is cancelled !! ha ha We need you all here to join us on a
HUGE Stamp-tember Blog Hop and Treasure Hunt !!

For the second year in a row the Simon Says Stamp and Show & the Simon Says Stamp Challenge are joining forces to celebrate the approaching fall and winter holidays. Be sure to come back on August 31st, (MN Ohio Time, 6 pm CET ) to start the hop. It will run through to September 5th. Simon Says Stamp is offering a FANTASTIC GRAND PRIZE , and there will be other opportunities to win some hidden treasure too ! So make a note on your calendars and make sure you are here to join in the FUN !! :-)

This week Dawny has made us a fabulous sketch to follow, thanks Dawny
You may rotate/flip the sketch as you like but the original sketch must be 'there' to see

As usual Heidi will be giving one lucky entrant a $50 voucher to her FANTASTIC Simon Says Stamp Superstore!! For fabulous tutorials, inspiration and candy you should keep an eye on the Simon Says Stamp Blog too!!

Heidi and her staff have recently come from the CHA and have ordered loads of THE hottest new products. Keep an eye on the All New Just In Pages there are sure to be lots of fab new goodies arriving right now !!

The DT are showcasing Lawn Fawn Stamps this week and if you have them we would like to see them, but you don't HAVE to to join in :-)

I am taking a little break this week as I am on a mission to find my MOJO!!! I am having a really hard time getting back into the swing of things and I can't seem to get motivated! AND I'm kinda tired of throwing away card after card after card that are UGLY!!! Booooo!!! Sooo, hopefully this will help me find my MOJO......see ya next week!!!!


Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Another Stamp Fairy Release.....check it out!

Cute eh?? These will make GREAT Christmas cards, gifts and scrapbook pages!! Too cute!!!!

And here is a card Gerda made with one of the images, isn't it awesome? She's sooo talented! I was out of town this weekend for my Brother-in-laws wedding - had a GREAT time, but didn't get any crafting done!!!!

Don't forget to head to the SHOP to check out all the AMAZING digis that Gerda has to offer!! SOOO cute, you won't regret it!!!!

Monday, August 22, 2011

The Stamp Fairy challenge - Fancy Folds

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN, this is my 3rd post for today! THANKS!!

Hello everyone! The Stamp Fairy Challenge Blog has a great challenge for you - FANCY FOLDS! Always one of my favourite techniques to try out!!!! Head to the blog to check it out!!!

I will have 3 posts for Mondays, so please be sure to scroll down to see them ALL!!!! THANKS so much!!!!

I have used Lenny Ladybug 1 and a modified tutorial for a small square pocket card from Splitcoast Stampers.

Here is the front of the card - closed up, using a little metal tab thingy.

The inside of the card with the insert in the pocket

And the card opened and the insert out so you can see it too:

The paper I have used is Tim Holtz's Vintage Shabby Designer paper. She is coloured with Copics and the ribbon, flowers and pearl are all from my stash.

I hope you will head to the blog and see the incredible samples and FUN FOLDS the DT have created and check out The Stamp Fairy images! So many cute ones being released every week!!!!
Check back next week for another great challenge.

Thanks for stopping by!
Have a GREAT week!!

Karen's Doodles Challenge - use punches

This week's challenge at Karen's Doodles is to use PUNCHES on your creations!

I have used KING BURGER and coloured him with Copics. The CS is Hunter Green (SU) and the DP is from my stash. The sausages, chicken, beer and sentiment are from a Clear Dollar set I've had for years!

Head on over to the Challenge Blog and check out the rest of the DTs creations!!!

I hope you will join us this week!

The challenge is now open to everyone whether they use a KD image or not. However, only those using KD images will be entered to win the Top Card of the Week prize. So now there is NO excuse not to join us!!!!

You can win the following prizes:

1st Place - 3 Digi stamps of your choice from Karen's Doodles and Card of the Week Blinkie, awarded to the best entry

2nd Place - 2 Digi stamps of your choice from Karen's Doodles

3rd Place - 1 Digi stamp of your choice from Karen's Doodles

THEN, head to the Doodle Diva Gallery and enter your card there for a chance to be showcased in our gallery slideshows!

Have a great week!!

Incy Wincy Designs...

**Please scroll down...this is my 2nd post for today!!! THANKS!!!**

This week Incy Wincy Designs Challenge blog has another great challenge for you - ANYTHING BUT A CARD!!!! I love doing projects like these, the hard part is finding the time!!! Seems more so lately & I'm on Summer vacation!! Weird!!!!

Anyway, here is my project using an image from our sponsor this week - MelJen's Designs. It is a gift bag. I got the tutorial from Splitcoast Stampers, it was really easy to follow!!

Here is the front:

And the back:

And a side view:

Have fun and good luck!!! I hope you'll join us this week!

Sunday, August 21, 2011

The Corrosive Challenge Blog - Girlie

Hello everyone!! Happy Sunday!!!!
This weeks challenge at The Corrosive Challenge blog is

Here is my card:

I have used DT Diva Cat from Simply Betty Stamps - our sponsor this month! I have coloured her with Copics & added crystal lacquer to her shades. The CS is Lavender Lace from SU and the DP is from Lilac Avenue Collection from Kaiser Craft. The beautiful crochet flower I bought from Etsy.

Head to the challenge blog to check out the DT samples and to see the rest of the DTs great samples for your viewing pleasure!

Thanks for stopping by! I hope you will join us this week at The Corrosive Challenge blog!!!


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