Wednesday, September 28, 2011

WM69 and SSS: Comp Book using EP

Sharing a composition book I covered using Echo Park's "Country Drive"
My SIL said the book I made for her a year or so ago was filled and requested another.
She will use it for sermon notes so I added some Bible Verses to the book. 
I LOVE the sheer happiness in the patterns and colors of this line!

I prefer my books to be as flat as possible. 
I did add a few buttons for the center of the flowers:

I added Stickles to the birds' wings:

I am entering this project in the Wee Memories "use patterned paper"
challenge #69 sponsored by Echo Park and Simon Says Stamp "Anything Goes".

Papers:  Echo Park Country Drive Collection
Inks:  Distress in Broken China, Peeled Paint and Spun Sugar
Other: Stickles, Mod Podge, Twine from The Twinery, letter stickers by Recollections

Big THANK YOU to Tiffani Smith and Echo Park. 
I won this collection on a Facebook giveaway!
Thanks for looking!

Sunday, September 25, 2011

SSS: Halloween card w/die cut

Sharing a Halloween card I made using my new Lacey Circles die from Spellbinders.

I am submitting this card in Simon Says Stamp "Dies to Die for" challenge!

Papers:  K and Co. "Spooktacular"
Die: Spellbinders Lacey Circles
Inks: Dusty Concord, Spiced Marmalade

Thanks for looking,

Thursday, September 22, 2011

WMC68, L18, and PDCC100: BOO!

Sharing a Halloween card today inspired by a few challenges.
I made the background text with the "boo!" stamped in spiced marmalade.
My ghost was made with a tissue. I adhered to a 1" circle on the inside for shape.
I had to trim him a few times to get him to fit the card.
I have been hoarding those stick pins.  Feels good to let go of one!  Hee Hee!

Lawnscaping #18: TEXT
Wee Memories #68: No Patterned Paper
Play Date Cafe #100:  colors green, orange and yellow

Stamps:  Lawn Fawn :Cruisin Through Life", "Heebie Jeebies" and "Harolds ABC"
Inks:  Memento black, Distress in Peeled Paint and Spiced Marmalade
Other:  "Chloe" pin, google eyes, TH edge distressor

Thanks for looking!

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Moxie Fab: Square Sketch Challenge

Needed an idea for a sympathy card for our neighbors. 
The Mrs. lost her mother and I wanted to get a card out quickly.
I used the sketch from the Moxie Fab World blog without any alterations.
LOVE how the colored pencils look on kraft.  The colors are really nice LIVE.
I added distress ink to the edges.


square sketch challenge:

Hero Arts "Layered Flowers" and "Everyday Sayings", Lawn Fawn's "Bon Voyage" (stitching)
Memento black ink, Distress ink in Faded Jeans and Broken China
Prismacolor pencils, brad from stash

Thanks for looking,

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

LC17 and BG52: birthday card

Hi there!
I am sharing a card I made for our nephew's 10th birthday.
It features Lawn Fawn's "Pa-rum-pa-pum-pum" set and BG "Oliver" papers.
The background was embossed with the cuttlebug.
The drum is paper pieced.

The banner and lower star are popped:

The inside features 3 stamp sets!

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Lawn Fawn "Pa-rum-pa-pum-pum" , "Harold's ABC "; HA "Galaxy of Stars" and "Classic Messages"
Papers:  Basic Grey "Oliver"
Inks:  Memento black, distress Faded Jeans
Other:  TH edge distressor, Cuttlebug star folder, Glossy Accents, Spellbinders Labels One

Thanks for looking!

Friday, September 9, 2011

Welcome: Lawnscaping Blog Hop!

Welcome to the first ever Lawnscaping Blog Hop!!
So glad you’re here! You should have come to me by way of Jordan Gardner. 
This month's theme is magical: holiday projects!! The hop runs from Friday, September 9th - Sunday, September 11th! Make sure to comment on all of the blogs because there are LOTS of prizes to be won! All the details can be found on the Lawnscaping home page (

My card features one of the new holiday sets by Lawn Fawn
 "Pa-rum-pa-pum-pum" and the ever-popular "Say Cheese" set.
I used Echo Park's "Everybody Loves Christmas" paper line.

The images were colored with Prismacolor pencils and cut out.
The bear has a little flocking powder on his belly. 
The candy cane has a splash of Stickles. 
The train and bow were highlighted with Glossy Accents.

And here's the inside:

Next, head on to Christy Reuling's blog.
If you've gotten off track, don't worry!
Head on back to Lawnscaping to see the complete list of
designers and prize information!
Thanks for stopping by.  Enjoy the hop!

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

CFC18: The Little Engine That Could

I think I can... I think I can... I think I can....
Yep, I CAN make a card that is black, white and READ all over!

Inspired by the Little Engine That Could, I made a red version for the challenge.
I think this will be a cute way to encourage someone!

I stamped the train on red and cut him out.
I stamped the clouds on white paper, added white flocking powder and foam to a few.
The sentiment "I think I Can" is stamped in Versamark on the black piece.

The Inside:


I am submitting this card in the following challenge:


Stamps:  Lawn Fawn's "Pa-Rum-Pa-Pum-Pum" and "Harold's ABCs"
Inks:  Distress Black Soot, Memento black, Versamark
Other:  MS flocking powder (clouds), Glossy Accents (stars)

Thanks for looking!