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Thursday, June 23, 2016

May The Force Be With You!

Hello!  Today I have a fun little Princess Leia card to share with you!  This is Femme Fatale and you can find her HERE in the Saturated Canary shop.  As soon as I saw her, she reminded me of Princess Leia so I new I had to create a card with her.  While, I'm not a huge Star Wars fan, I do enjoy the movies and remember them from my childhood.  She was a lot of fun to color.  From her little side buns to her dress!  Love it! 
 
 
 
I have to admit, I've actually had this image colored for some time, but I've been searching for the perfect paper.  After a couple months of looking and coming up empty-handed, I decided to use a portion of 12X12 scrapbook paper from my stash.  It already had a night sky and moon printed on it so I thought I could make it work.  Then I looked through some of my stamps and found a cute little space monkey set from Stampendous that had some little stars and fun sentiment so I decided to use those.  All, in all, I'm pretty happy with it, but I do wish I had been able to find the "right" papers. 
 
Here's a close up of the image:
 
 
A side view:
 
 
 
 
Thanks so much for visiting! 
 
Details:
Patterned Paper: My Stash
Gina Marie Stitched Stars Dies
Sizzix Architectural Accents #2 Die
Stampendous Changito in Space Stamp Set
Simon Says Stamp Embossing Powder
Ribbon- My Stash
Copic Colors: (skin) E000, E00, E11, E21, E04 R20 (hair) E49, E47, E43 (image) W0, W2, W3, W5, W7, C5, C7, C9, E31, E35, E37, E29, Y26, E87, BG57, BG18, RV11, E04
 
 
 

 

 
 

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Play in the Puddles

Hello!  It's Challenge Time at Kraftin Kimmie and as Guest DT member this month, I have a cute little card to share.  The challenge theme this week is FLOWERS.  You can find all the info on the blog HERE.  So pop on over and be sure to play along!  I'd love to see what you create!

For my card, I used Make a Splash and you can find her HERE in the new Kraftin Kimmie Shop!  Isn't she just the cutest!  I love her frilly skirt and super cute boots!  So much fun to color! 

For this card, I used some adorable paper from Doodlebug and colored my image to match.  Then I added a cute umbrella die cut from My Favorite Things.  For the flowers, I chose some beautiful blooms from Wild Orchid Crafts and Magnolia.  A few other embellishments and there you have it, one fun puddle-splashing card! 

 
A side view:
 
 
Here's a closer look:
 
 
For the puddle splash, I first colored the image with Copics.  Then, I added some white paint to accent the puddle and topped it off with some Stickles glitter.  I really love how it turned out! 
 
 
Here's the inside of the card. 
 
Thanks so much for stopping by! 
 
Details: 
Patterned Paper: Doodlebug Hello Sunshine
Crystal Stickles
Scribbles 3D paint (white)
Green Doily: Celebrate It- Michaels
Swirl Die Cut- MFT Bride and Groom Set
Layered Umbrella Die - MFT
LaLa Land Crafts- Stitched Sun & Clouds
MFT ink - Lush Lagoon
Stampin Up Banner Punch
Tag Punch - EK Success
X Stitched Rectangles Die - Gina Marie
Enamel Dots- Echo Park Summer Party
Copic Colors (Skin) E000, E00, E04, E11, E21, R20 (hair) E49, E47, E41 (image) Y26, Y35, YR23, Y13, YR27, R17, R59, C1, RV02, RV04, RV06, RV19, B000, B02, B04, B05, YG21, YG25, YG67
 
 
 

Friday, June 17, 2016

Party Time!

Hello!  Today I'm here sharing a fun little birthday card!  This is Poppy, Revised from Saturated Canary.  Isn't she adorable!  I love her cute little pig tails and that little hedgehog is precious!  I have to tell you I had so much fun coloring this up and creating this card.  What's more fun than a party? 

 
As always, I picked my patterned paper first and then colored my image to match.  I had so much fun coloring up her frilly skirt.  Too cute!  Then I added a cute little die-cut cupcake and a few other embellishments.  I really love how this turned out and can see myself using this image again and again for birthdays! 
 
Here's a side view:
 
 
A look at the inside:
 
 
Thanks so much for stopping by!  Hope you have a great weekend! 
 
Details:
Patterned Paper: Echo Park Birthday Wishes
Stampin Up Ink- Night of Navy
X Stitched Squares - Gina Marie Dies
Enamel Dots- Paper Studio (Hobby Lobby)
Star Die: CC Designs Circus Accessories Die
LaLa Land Crafts - Flag Banner Die
Scallop Border Die - MFT
Cupcake Die: MFT Sweet Treats
Sentiment- Stampin Up Teeny Tiny Wishes
Copic Colors (skin) E000, E00, E21, E11, E04 R20 (hair) E53, E35, E59, E49 (image) R24, R27, R29, R59, B95, B97, B99, YR00, YR12, YR15, YR18, YR27, C3, C9, E31, E34, E37, YG21, YG25, YG09, BG11, BG32, BG13, BG49
 
 
 
 


Sunday, June 12, 2016

Kraftin Kimmie June Release Day!

 
 
Hello!  Today is the Kraftin Kimmie June Release Day!  I'm sharing another creation using the fabulous Fiona!  Isn't she beautiful!!! For this release the Guest Design Team received a beautiful kit of fun summer papers and embellishments so I started there.  I picked a super yummy pineapple print for the background and then decided to make a shaker card.  The kit had these gorgeous sequins in it and I really wanted to use them!  Then, I colored up my image with Copic markers and paper pieced her swimsuit in a modern stripe.  I had so much fun creating this!  Hope you like it!
 
 
Here's a side view:

 
A look at the inside of the card:

 
Details:
Patterned Paper; Echo Park Summer Party
MFT Orange Zest Ink
Echo Park Summer Party Washi Tape
Echo Park Summer Party Enamel Dots
Banner Punch- Stampin Up
Flag Punch - EK Success
MFT - Wave Border Die
LaLa Land Crafts Stitched Sun and Clouds Die
Stitched Scallop Frame- Gina Marie Dies
 
Thank you so much for stopping by!  Hope you like my card!  Be sure to hop along and see all the other beautiful creations!  Also, in case you haven't heard, the NEW KRAFTIN KIMMIE SHOP is OPEN!  Be sure to pop over and check it out!  You will love it and the best part...all the new stamps are there waiting for you!  Plus...Kimmie has a gift for you!! EVERY order placed this weekend will receive a special little extra something in their package!!! Could be a stamp, maybe buttons, sequins, enamel dots, flowers, brads....who knows! It'll be a fun SURPRISE!!! So, what are you waiting for? Get to hoppin' and shoppin'! 
 

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Kraftin Kimmie Peek- Day 3 Floatin' Fiona


 Hello, hello!  Today I have a special treat for you guys.  It's Day 3 of the June Krafty Peeks at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps and I'm thrilled to be a Krafty Guest and join in the release fun! Today, we are previewing a fabulous new stamp set by artist Annie Rodrigue called FLOATIN' FIONA! Isn't she just beautiful!!!  She also comes with five sassy sentiments!! This set plus all the other new sets being previewed this week will be released on Saturday night!! Trust me, you do not want to miss it!!! 



And, yes!  That's my photo in the banner!  I was so honored when Kim asked me to use it!  So exciting!  Now, on to my card:

 
For this image, we received a fabulous Kit which included the most delicious papers and embellishments.  It was so much fun to use and almost impossible to choose!  For my card, I picked out some of the super fun papers and colored my image to match.  Then I die cut a palm tree and added some sequins as the coconuts.  Of course I had to sprinkle in some enamel dots (my new favorite embellishment) and I found a place to tuck in my signature banner punch- I feel like I use it on every card, but I just love it so much and feel like it always adds just the right about of something. 
 
Here's a look at the side view:

 
Thanks so much for stopping by!  Be sure to hop along and check out all the other fabulous creations!  It's so fun to see what everyone created with the kit. 
 
Details:
Patterned Paper: Echo Park Summer Party
MFT First Place Ribbon Die
MFT Orange Zest Ink
X Stitched Rectangles- Gina Marie Dies
Echo Park- Summer Party Enamel Dots
Buttons Galore- Beach Treasures
Echo Park Flamingo Palm Die
Copic Colors: (skin) E000, E00, E11, E04, E21, R04 (hair) E49, E47, E43, E41 (image) C0, C1, C3, W1, B99, BG09, B0000, B000, B00, B02, BG13, BG15, BG49, BG11, YR15, YR27, Y13, Y08, R30, R32, R22, R24, R27, R59

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Fairy Flowers- All Dressed Up New Release

Hello!  Hope you guys are having a great week!  Today I have a beautiful new image to share with you from All Dressed Up Stamps.  It's new release time and this little cutie (Fairy Flowers) is one of the new digi's now available in the Shop.  I just love her beautiful wings and the flowers in her hair- precious! 

 
For this card, I chose some fun, bright, summery paper that included a beautiful floral print.  Then I colored the image to match and added some stickles glitter to the wings.  Then I created a little flower arrangement, attached some ribbon, and a matching button. 
 
 
Here's a side view:
 
 
Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a great week!
 
Details:
Patterned Paper: Fancy Pants Summer Sun
Fancy Pants Summer Sun Button Mix
Wild Orchid Crafts Flowers
Ribbon- Walmart
Enamel Dots- Paper Studio (Hobby Lobby)
Stickles
Banner Punch- EK Success
Copic Colors (skin) E000, E00, E04, E21, R20 (hair) E49, E47, E43, E41 (image) E09, E08, YR16, YR18, YR15, YR12, Y35, G00, G000, G02, G09, R32, R35, R37

 
 

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Magical Day

Don't worry, it's not Halloween.  The challenge theme this month at All Dressed Up is "Things with Wings" so I decided to create a fun little Halloween Fairy card and get a head start on my Fall card making!  Isn't this little one so cute!!! She's called Magical Day and you can find her HERE in the shop.   I had way too much fun coloring her up! 

 
Here's a side view:
 
 
To create this, I picked out some adorable paper by Doodlebug and colored my image to match.  Then I added some fun paper flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts and covered them in Stickles Glitter.  Next, I added a few finishing touches with enamel dots, and a die cut owl from the paper stack. 
 
Here's a close up:
 
 
Thanks so much for stopping by!  Be sure to join in on the fun! 
 
Card Details:
Patterned Paper: Doodlebug October 31st
Enamel Dots: The Paper Studio (Hobby Lobby)
Button: My stash
Stickles: Crystal
Stitched Rectangle Die: Gina Marie Dies
Paper Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
Swirl Die: My Favorite Things
Copic Marker Colors (skin) E000, E00, E04, E21, E11, R20 (hair) E08, E09, YR21, YR14, YR07 (image) V12, V15, V17, YR02, YR04, YR18, BG13, BG15, BG09, YG21, YG23, YG67, Y35, C9, RV21, C1, C3, C5, C7