Friday, July 24, 2015

No Bones About It SSINK Swap

Good morning and thanks for stopping by!  Today I'm over at Stylin' Stampin' INKspiration and we are having another stamp set focus day.  I don't know about you buy I really love when we are these inspirational days.  Its so awesome to see so many great ideas for one stamp set.  Today's stamp set is "No Bones About It"!

Supplies Used
Cardstock ~ crumb cake, whisper white, cucumber crush
Ink ~ crushed curry, tangelo twist, crumb cake
Stamp set ~ no bones about it
Misc. ~ circle framelit set

Beer Cheer FM218

Good Friday morning!  Today I am up bright and early!  Myself and a few friends are up before the rooster crows to go run a half marathon while we are visiting Salt Lake City, Utah at the 2015 Stampin' Up! Convention!!! 

Today is also time for an awesome new challenge brought to you by Holly over at The Friday Mashup!  Grab some supplies and come play along!

One of my newest toys is the Beer Cheer stamp set by Papertrey Ink.  It was so fun putting this card together.  I love getting new masculine stamp sets and even better, I have a matching die set to cut everything out.  What guy can resist this awesome beer cheer card!  Perfect for any occasion!
Supplies Used
Cardstock ~ sahara sand, very vanilla
Ink ~ delightful Dijon, early espresso
Stamp set ~ beer cheer
DSP ~ adventure bound
Misc. ~ beer cheer dies, neutral sequins

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Lets Have a Shoebox Swap!

Good morning!  Today as you know, I am in Salt Lake City, Utah for Stampin' Up's 2015 Convention.  Myself and 5 other close friends are renting a townhouse and plan on having so much fun with lots of "girl time".  Since we are all coming in early and convention doesn't really start until Thursday, we decided to organize a shoebox swap. 

Supplies Used
Cardstock ~ island indigo, whisper white, hello honey, rich razzleberry
Ink ~ island indigo
Stamp set ~ that thing you did
DSP ~ Bohemian
Misc. ~ natural twine, banner punch, boho chic embossing folder, spiral border punch, regal buttons
I hope you have enjoyed my shoebox swap.  Its gonna be an awesome week!!

Friday, July 17, 2015

Which One Are You Today?! FM217

Good Friday morning!  Where has the week gone?  I've got a fun weekend ahead of me and can't wait to get it started.  We are headed to Kings Dominion tomorrow to get our screams on!!  Today I am over at The Friday Mashup and I'm the hostess with the mostess!  I hope you will enjoy my challenge for you this week and come play along.

This weeks Mashup Challenge:
*  create a project using the above sketch
*  create something fun using the "Pet" theme    OR
*  mash it up and use both the sketch with the "pet" theme

I am just in love with this little dog from the You make my tail wag stamp set from MFT. The thick bakers twine and scattered candy dots really pulls everything together nicely.  I hope you have a wonderful, fun filled weekend.  Check back Monday, to see what I've been up to!
Supplies Used
Ink ~ basic black
DSP ~ misc. company
Stamp set ~ MFT-You make my tail wag
Die cuts ~ matching to the stamp set
Misc. ~ candy dots, thick bakers twine

Friday, July 10, 2015

Summer Fun FM216

Good morning and welcome back to another exciting Friday!  Friday, yes because its simply one step closer to the weekend and because its time for another awesome challenge with the designers at The Friday Mashup!  This week Bree has a fun summertime theme.  I hope you enjoy my project and decide to play along with us!

 This weeks Mashup Challenge is:
  • Create a project with "a Summer Picnic theme".
  • Create a project with "Sunshine".
  • or Mash it Up! and create a project with " a Summer Picnic and Sunshine theme".

One of the things I love about Summer is enjoying a good watermelon.  This little cute watermelon was created with some simple circle punches using pear pizzazz, melon mambo and whisper white.  I used the star border punch to get a couple cute little black stars to use for my seeds. 
I hope you have enjoyed my take on this weeks challenge.  Leave some "love"  and go see what the other designers have created to inspire you!

Friday, June 26, 2015

Black and White #FM215

Good Friday morning!  Its time for another awesome challenge this week over with the creative designers at The Friday Mashup!  Amy has really come up with a fun challenge this week for us.  I hope you decide to play along!
This weeks Mashup Challenge is:
  • Create a project with "the Sketch"
  • Create a project with " 3 Elements on it"
  • or Mash it Up! and create a project with " the Sketch and 3 elements on it"

I was so excited about this weeks challenge. I knew right away I wanted to play with black and white colors and the Flower Patch stamp set.  I created a card for the display boards at convention last year for Stampin' Up and these flowers are very similar.  I added for my background stripes, some cut up typeset DSP in different widths.  Added some lace trim and black satin ribbon and I was done.
Supplies Used
Ink ~ basic black
Cardstock ~ basic black, very vanilla
DSP ~ typeset
Stamp set ~ Flower Patch
Misc. ~ lace trim, black satin ribbon, basic pearls, flower patch framelit set
I hope you have enjoyed my design team project.  Now go check out what the others have created, leave some love and come play along!

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Celebrating the 4th of July!!

Good morning and thanks for taking a few minutes to stop by my blog.  Today I am over creating and stampin' for Stylin' Stampin' INKspiration.  We are sharing projects to celebrate the 4th of July. 

I don't create to many cards for this special day, but try to keep in mind that somewhere there is someone who celebrates and shares this special day for the USA with their Birthday.  This card is for all of you who do.  I used colors of cherry cobbler, whisper white and night of navy.  I love how the gold twine adds such a lovely detail to the stripes and makes them pop.
Supplies Used
Cardstock ~ cherry cobbler, whisper white, night of navy
Ink ~ night of navy, crumb cake for some distressing
Stamp set ~ Be a Star
Misc. ~ star framelit set, mini star punch, star embossing folder, gold bakers twine, night of navy blendabilities, basic rhinestones
I hope you have enjoyed my 4th of July celebration card.  Leave some "love" and go visit our other design team members to get inkspired.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Stamp Set Focus Day

Good morning and thanks for stopping by to visit.  Today I am over at Stylin' Stampin' INKspiration where its a stamp set focus day.  Our wonderful design team members are creating with one of the new stamp sets from the new annual Stampin' Up! catalog, "Build a Birthday". 
I decided to stay in the blue family and use colors of pacific point and mint macaron that coordinate that Pretty Petals DSP stack.
Supplies Used
Cardstock ~ very vanilla, basic black
Ink ~ basic black, mint macaron, pacific point, delightful Dijon
DSP ~ pretty petals stack
Stamp set ~ build a birthday
Misc. ~ brights and neutral candy dots
I hope you have enjoyed my card.  Now go check out what the other designers created and go get inspired.  Don't forget to leave some "love" first though!!!

Friday, June 12, 2015

Another Tie?! FM213

Good morning and welcome to another fabulous Friday!  Today I am gonna be having dinner with my sweetheart and today I am over at The Friday Mashup with another great mashup challenge.

This week's Mashup Challenge is: 

  • Create a project with the colors "Cajun Craze, Island Indigo and Garden Green"
  • Create a project with a "Father's Day Theme"
  • or Mash it Up! and Create a project with "The challenge colors and a Father's Day theme"
I made this card into the popular tabbed folder style card in island indigo.  Stamped on some wording for the background and layered with banners, and circles with some stamped on ties from the Stampin' Up! Best Day Ever stamp set. 
Supplies Used
Cardstock ~ island indigo, whisper white, crumb cake
Ink ~ island indigo, Cajun craze, garden green
Stamp set ~ Best ay Ever
Misc. ~ circle framelit set, gold bakers twine, essentials hardware clips, banner tail punch, envelope punch board and regal candy dots

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Masculine All Over June SSINK Blog Hop!

As you hop along, please be sure to comment and show some love on every blog! We are always excited to hear from our followers! You should have just left stop number #1 on the Stylin' Stampin' INKspiration Blog Hop - Diana Eichfeld with Stampin Fun With Diana . If so, you are in the right spot. If a link doesn't work or you get off track, you will find the full blog hop lineup below.
One of my favorite masculine stamp sets is The Open Sea set.  Its perfect for any male young or old.  I started with a new in color, mint macaron for the base and for a side layer, I used tip top taupe.  I love the added tied twine on the side as an added fun element.
Now head on over to your next stop and visit Melissa Stout at Stamp Doc.  Don't forget to leave some "love" as you hop along.  We always love hearing your comments on our projects!
Blog Hop Participant List:
  1. Diana at Stampin Fun with Diana
  2. Cynthia at Ink-a-Doodle Creations  <<<>>>
  3. Melissa at Stamp Doc
  4. Jenny at Jenny G Paper Crafts
  5. Bree at Craft-Somnia Momma
  6. Donna at Organized Chaos
  7. Kim at Stamping with Kim
  8. Darcy at Dj's Stampin Place

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Wedding Gift Bag!

Good morning crafters!  Thanks for joining me here today while I'm creating over Stylin' Stampin' INKspiration.  Today we are sharing fun creative projects using any of the three punch boards from Stampin' Up! 

My niece got married just this past weekend so I needed a small gift bag to put her gift inside.  Yes, small, cause she got $$ to put towards getting them a washer/dryer set for their new home.  I created this gift bag using the all new Gift Bag Punch Board from Stampin'.  It can create three different sizes but in any height from 4-12 in.  I also tried to decorate the outside the go along with her card using the Kinda Eclectic stamp set.  You can click here to go see it!
Supplies Used
Cardstock ~ crumb cake, whisper white, vellum
Stamp set ~ kinda eclectic, for the new two
Ink ~ pool party, basic black, crumb cake
Misc. ~ burlap ribbon, rhinestones, flower from the petite punch set, butterfly punches, paper doily, natural twine, venetian crochet trim
I hope you have enjoyed my gift bag.  Leave some "love" and go see which punch board the other designers used and what they created with it.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Ombre Fun with FM212

Good Friday morning!  Today I am on the road and headed to my sisters.  My niece is getting married this weekend and she lives a little ways away, so I'm gonna pretty much be sitting in a car for oh.... about 6 hours!!!  UGH!  But first I want to share my challenge card for todays all new challenge over at The Friday Mashup and Tara is our design leader this week!

With all this rain this week I've been craving the sun and it made me think of the wonderful ombre of yellows we have with Stampin' Up!  I highlighted the colors with simple cardstock down the side and cut a portion out with my butterfly framelit in vellum.  I wanted it simple and light.

Supplies Used
Cardstock - delightful Dijon, whisper white, so saffron, daffodil delight, crushed curry and hello honey, vellum
Stamp set - a past paper pumpkin kit
Ink - delightful dijon 
Misc. - butterfly framelit set, white sequins

Thank you for stopping by to visit my blog and challenge card for this week.  Leave some "love" and make sure you visit our other designers!!