Wednesday, April 23, 2014

WPlus9 Spring Blooms

I have two more projects over at the WPlus9 Design Studio blog today.
These cards use Spring Blooms and Strictly Sentiments 4.

Here's a peek...


Head over the WPlus9 blog to see my full projects.
See you there!


Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Birds & Branches Two Ways

I'm up on the WPlus9 this week showing projects featuring products from the April/May release.  Today I'm sharing two cards using the Birds & Branches Frame Die.  

Here's a peek at my project..


Head over to the WPlus9 Blog to see my full project!

Monday, April 21, 2014

WPlus9 Design Team Intro

 

Today is my formal introduction over at the WPlus9 Blog :)  Dawn has shared two of my projects  and then I will be back there each day this week with more inspiration using the April/May Release. 

Head over there to see more, I hope you enjoy all of the cards I made to share with you this week!

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Die Cut Words

Die cut words are super trendy in paper crafting and I just love them!  Our challenge this week at StampNation is to use them on our projects.  Here's a peek at my card:


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Friday, April 18, 2014

Lil' Inker Designs April Release - Day 3

Have you enjoyed the design team blog hops over the past few days?  You are in luck because we have one more hop for you today!  If you haven't seen it yet, the April release is LIVE at the Lil' Inker Store!! 

You should have arrived here from the very talented Kristen Foreman's blog.  If not, head to the Lil' Inker Store Blog and start from the beginning.

I have an adorable project for you today featuring...


I have two smart cookies in my house.  With the end of the year right around the corner, I made a card perfect for the Awards Ceremony.  I used black and red, Conner's school colors, so this will be going to him come May!  Using school colors is a great way to personalize an end of the year or graduation card.



For us non-colorers, line stamps make great background stamps!  I love the addition of glasses to this cookie image, it makes him look so smart :)

Time to keep hopping along now.  Next up is Sarah Jay, so head over to her blog because you know she'll have something AMAZING to show you.  Make sure to leave comments along the way too, because Laura is giving away 3 - $15 Store Credits!

Have fun hopping & shopping! 

Stamps: Smart Cookie (LID)
Ink:  Tuxedo Black (Memento) White Pigment Ink (WPlus9)
Paper:  Whisper White, Basic Black, Real Red (SU) Kraft Card Stock (WPlus9)
Accessories:Stitched Mats:  Stars & Rectangles (LID)

Thursday, April 17, 2014

CAS(E) this Sketch! #73

**This is my 3rd post today.  
Please scroll down to view this week's CASE Study Challenge 
and the Lil' Inker's April Release Blog Hop!


Are you ready for a new sketch?
This week we have joined forces with the Runway Inspired Challenge!
We are using their photo inspiration with our sketch.  Check it out:



My take on this challenge...


The minute I saw the Runway Inspired Challenge I knew I'd have to use big flowers in blue and orange.  These gorgeous Contemporary Roses from MFT fit the bill perfectly!  Like the inspiration, I added lots of black.  I altered the sketch a bit and went with a slanted panel rather than a curved line.

How are you inspired by this week's sketch?  Make sure you head over to CAS(E) this Sketch! to see what the rest of the team created! Then head over to Runway Inspired Challenge and see what their team created.  Make sure you link up to BOTH challenges!  This is a 2 week challenge, so you'll have plenty of time to play along!

Stamps:  Contemporary Roses (MFT)
Ink:  Aqua Mist, Ocean Tides Simply Chartreuse (PTI) Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze (SU) Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Paper:  Whisper White, Basic Black (SU)
Accessories:  Contemporary Roses Dienamics (MFT) Sparkly Clear Sequins, 6mm & 4mm (Pretty Pink Posh)

Lil' Inker Designs April Release - Day 2

The April release is LIVE at the Lil' Inker Store!!  If you haven't seen the new release yet, you must head over and check it out.

The DT is hopping along again today showing off all of the fabulous new products.  You should have arrived here from Kristen Foreman's blog.  If not, head to the Lil' Inker Store Blog and start from the beginning.

My project today features...




I'm a huge fan of lunch box notes.  I knew right away that I'd have to make a few of them!



How adorable, right?  I die cut the stars and stamped just the front, then wrote a little note on the inside.  The stars fit perfectly inside the new Glassine Envelopes.  I dressed them up a bit with Bakers Twine and Pretty Pink Posh sequins, then closed them with a little bit of washi tape.  I hope the kids don't make a huge mess when they open them at school!

Time to keep hopping along now.  Next up is Sarah Jay, so head over to her blog because you know she'll have something AMAZING to show you.  Make sure to leave comments along the way too, because Laura is giving away 3 - $15 Store Credits!

Have fun hopping & shopping!  See you tomorrow!

Stamps: Quick Notes (LID)
Ink:  Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Paper:  Whisper White, Pool Party (SU)
Accessories:Star Fold Out Die, Glassine Envelopes 
 
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