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Friday, October 31, 2014

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!  My absolute favorite time of year!  I was so excited to spend the day with my little one on his very first Halloween, but it looks like he has a fever so we're going to be spending the day at the doctor instead of trick or treating :(  Oh well...there's always next year.  Hope he feels better soon!  Poor thing. 

I wanted to share this sweet little card I made for him though.  I've decided to make him a card for every major holiday and give them to him when he's older. 

For this card, I used an image from Whimsie Doodles.  Unfortunetley, this image was a freebie and is no longer available, but the good news is they have a ton of other adorable designs to choose from.  Trust me, you will not have a problem finding something you like there! 

 
Here's a Close UP
 
 
I recently took a Copic coloring class by Kit and Clowder where I learned to create this adorable little background.  As soon as I started coloring this little guy, I instantly thought of this background.  Turns out I was right...it's adorable!!! If you haven't checked out their classes, I highly recommend them.  You will not be disappointed :)  Thanks for stopping by.  Hope you have a wonderful and safe Halloween!!!!
 

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Sassy Little Witch

Hello, Hello!  Hope you guys are having a great week!  Today I've got a super sassy Halloween card for you.  I used one of my favorite stamp sets from Close To My Heart : Wicked.  Unfortunately, it's retired, but you can still find it on ebay from time to time.  I just love it! 


 
 
So without further adue... here's my card:
 
 
I used the My Favorite Things Rosette Die as well as one of the four corners dies from My Favorite Things as well. The crow is a sticker from Martha Stewart.  I used Staz On to ink up the image.  For some reason, my Memento just wasn't dark enough so I pulled out the big guns.  The Staz On worked perfectly! 

 
Here's a peek at the inside. 
 

 
And a close up of the image. 
 
 
Thanks so much for stopping by!  I'll be posting some more Halloween goodness soon so check back!
 

Friday, October 17, 2014

CC Designs DT Call

Hello, hello!

As promised, I'm here with some crafty goodness for you guys!  This sweet little card was made with one of Mo Manning's digital stamps.  I made it for my son's baptism and I'm entering it into the CC Designs DT Call.  I've been a huge fan of CC Designs for years and I'd absolutely love to be a part of their design team so wish me luck!  If you'd like to try out, you can do so here.  But, hurry... time is running out! 


Supplies Used:
Stamp- Mo Manning's Digital Pencil
Paper Flowers- Prima
Ribbon- Hobby Lobby
Paper- My Mind's Eye
Swirl Die Cut: Magnolia Doohickey Dies

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Don't worry...I'm still alive!

Well hello there!  I know, I know... it's been FOREVER since my last post.  But, the good news is, I have a good reason.  In fact, I have the best reason of all-- I HAD A BABY!  And he is the most precious thing ever!  So that's where I've been. Taking care of my sweet little one and now that he's a little older, I'm ready to get back to crafting!  So... here we go!