Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Fairy and Christmas!

Ooops! I first posted this without a note to you! Did I mention I am running around like a chicken with it's head cut off? I don't know as I am accomplishing much but I am busy! LOL! I wanted to share this lovely stamp with you. I received it from my dear friend Elaine for my birthday and I am just now getting it colored. I decided to make it a Christmas card just because I wanted to play around with my Christmas stuff! The Christmas  die cut boarder was also from Elaine, she did spoil me something terrible this year. I colored my image with Copics and twin markers. I added some slitter to the wings for a bit of bling. Just a fun card!
I am entering this card at the following challenges:
My Song: 
My oh my, what a wonderful day
Plenty of sunshine heading my way

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Happy Birthday!

Good Morning! I hope you are enjoying this last Sunday in August. I am so ready for fall and so tired of hot, smokey days here in Idaho. I thought I would color up this cute little Tillda. She looks so wistful. I tried a different color combo this time. My background paper had 'kacki and blue) So I thought I would give it a go. It is actually prettier in real life. (I know we all say that LOL). I used a Spellbinders die that only works for me if I use wax paper with it. The sentiment is old...and the maker is wore off it. I did add some pretty tiger striped rhinestones. I wish they showed up better in the pictures. A little Stickles around the image added some extra bling! 
I am entering this card at the following challenges:
My Song:  (from the 50's)
Heaven please send to all mankind,
Understanding and peace of mind.
But, if it's not asking too much
Please send me someone to love.
Show all the world how to get along,
Peace will enter when hate is gone.
But, if it's not asking too much,
Please send me someone to love.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Holiday TIme

Can you believe August is almost over and the kids are back in school here tomorrow. If you haven't got your family summer vacation in you had better hurry as there is not much time left. You do have time to enter our latest challenge at THE PAPER SHELTER. This is such a fun challenge and you can interrupt it many ways. The challenge is "Holiday Time" I chose a summer holiday and used "Summer Holiday"  and you can find her here! She is such a fun color and you can do so much with her. I am sending this card to my daughter who just returned from Honduras on a Medical Mission. It was a great learning experience for her. I hope each of you are having a wonderful week and ready for the new school year. 
I am entering this card at the following challenges:
My Song: 
And the livin' is easy
Fish are jumpin'
And the cotton is high
Your daddy's rich
And your mamma's good lookin'
So hush little baby
Don't you cry

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Sweet Fairy

I took some time to play today. I bought this digi image several months ago and just today colored her up. You can find this image at "A Day for Daisies". I  used a beautiful Spellbinders that my sweet friend Wendy got me. Doesn't it look lovely with this image? I added some pretty Gerber daisies and a touch of lace to finish off this card. My sentiment is from "My Favorite Things" and was a gift from my pal Elaine. (I was really spoiled on my birthday this year!) The DP is from "The Paper Shop". I love this pad of pinks! I added a bit of glitter on the wings of this cute fairy to make them sparkle. Just a fun birthday card to add to my stash. I hope your week-end was filled with blessings. We have so many fires burning around us in Idaho the air is smokey and temps are 100+ I am ready for fall! 
I am entering this card at the following challenges:
My Song: (really old) Gerry and the Pacemakers
I stand out of sight
And watch as the light from the sun
Shines through her hair
From yonder she came
I don't know her name
Still I love that girl on a swing

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Thank You....An Attitude of Gratitude!

Good Morning everyone! I hope you are ready to play along with us at ABC Challenge! We have a fun filled challenge for you! We are up to the letter "T" and our challenge is "Thank You". Your card MUST HAVE a thank you on it! I know we can all use  an extra thank you card or two!! Our lovely sponsors are "The Paper Shelter" and "Lily of the Valley". You can't beat that for a prize package! So dig out those creative genes and make a card for our challenge...I can't wait to see what you come up with. Please check out the lovely work of my teammates. They have really made some lovely cards. The image I used for this card is from The Paper Shelter and she is a favorite one of mine. 
I am entering this card at the following challenges:
My Song: Thank Heaven
Thank heaven for little girls
For little girls get bigger every day!
Thank heaven for little girls
They grow up in the most delightful way!

Monday, August 12, 2013

Jade's Birthday.

I made this card for a special teen at church. She is always kind to everyone but often has this sad look on her face. This image reminded me of her. I used some new dies (Memory Box)  from my sweet friend Amanda to my my hearts (aren't they cute?)! The Sentiment is an old one that I have had for years. I can not find a maker on it. My paper is from the scrap box. The flower is a Magnolia die. I colored the image with Copics and added Gold Stickles for a bit of bling. Happy Birthday Jade!
I am entering  this card in the following challenges: 

My Song: Everything Good
Everything good, everything right
Everything holy, everything right
Everything worthy, all that I should
And all is well, ‘cause I'm gonna
Dwell on everything good.

Sunday, August 11, 2013

A Guy Card!

I had to have a 'guy' birthday card today and didn't have one made! I found this image that I had colored several years ago. I am happy to say my coloring has improved. But, I was desperate and so I snagged this one. It is a cute image from Magnolia stamps. My sentiment on the outside of the card is from a clear stamp set that I have had for some time. The inside is from  a dear friend Janie and is perfect for the person I am giving it to. A simple card for me but as you know, I struggle with guy cards! I hope your Sunday is filled with blessings. 
My Song: "I don't wanna grow up!"
When I'm lyin' in my bed at night
I don't wanna grow up
Nothin' ever seems to turn out right
I don't wanna grow up
How do you move in a world of fog
That's always changing things
Makes me wish that I could be a dog
When I see the price that you pay
I don't wanna grow up
I don't ever wanna be that way
I don't wanna grow up

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Make A Wish!

I shared that our Last Challenge at The Paper Shelter was a tough one for me (CAS) but this week's challenge is right up my alley!! This week we want to see Dies and Punches on your cards! As you can see I had lots of fun playing with all my dies. I love layering with dies and punches with tone on tone. I have a total of six layers of die cuts on my card. As pretty as the dies are I think my image is even more lovely! This image is called "Make A Wish" and can be found here! I hope you will play with us and good luck on winning a fabulous prize! 
I am entering this card at the following challenges:
My Song: (From Snow White)
It`s so sad and lonely, wishing well ,
longing for someone you never see,
Make him love me only, wishing well,
won`t you grant this a favor to me?
I`m wishing for the one I love
to find me today.

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Indian Reservation

I love  Sylvia Zett images and this one is no exception. I was happy to find some time to color this one up. I seem to be struggling with hair again. Just when I think I have it down then I mess up like I did on this image....grrr! Someday I am going to take a hair coloring class...don't know where but I just know I will find one! LOL. I am going to have another go at this one and see if I can get the hang of it yet!  
I am entering this card at the following challenges:
My song:
They took the whole Cherokee nation
Put us on this reservation
Took away our ways of life
The tomahawk and the bow and knife
Took away our native tongue
And taught their English to our young
And all the beads we made by hand
Are nowadays made in Japan
Cherokee people, Cherokee tribe
So proud to live, so proud to die

Thursday, August 1, 2013

S is for Stitching

Are you ready to stitch? That's right our challenge at ABC's this time is stitching. So show us what you come up with. I made this fun little notebook for a friend. She is always looking for a scrap of paper to write something down.  I thought she cold tuck this little notebook in her purse. I used  a  DCWV  fabric pad that has self adhesive fabric. It was great for covering the notebook but not so great to stitch on. I found a little stitch runner that creates f aux'  stitching. I stamped my sentiment onto my ribbon. Our lovely sponsor for this challenge is "Tilda Town". They  are not only offering a great prize you also get free shipping on your orders!
I hope you will join  us this week and keep us in stitches!
I am entering this card at the following challenges:
My Song: Drake White
I ain't no movie star,
No, I ain't no politician
I ain't no suit and tie
or that type of livin' And some folks choose
Lord, I wasn't cut out
for that
And I reckon that's alright
But I'm a fan of the simple life