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Monday, 19 June 2017

Merry Monday #253 - Beary Christmas

Hello Everyone,
Welcome to a new challenge at Merry Monday.  Linda is challenging us to Use a Bear on Our Christmas Cards this week.  I used this sweet little Bear from Penny Black and water coloured it. The White background mat was double embossed running the Stylish Stripes E/Folder in opposite directions to add interest.  C'mon dig out those bear stamps and play along this week, we would love to see your creations.
Supplies:
Stamps: Penny Black - Candle-lit night 3767F, S/U's Greetings of the Season
Card: Cucumber Crush, Whisper White
Ink: Cucumber Crush, Stazon Black, Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Soft Sky
Finishing Touches: Sequins
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Sizzix Stitched Shapes Framelit Die, Spellbinders Classic Circle Die, Sizzix Stylish Stripes E/Folder, Aqua Painter,  Dble Sided Tape, Foam Tape, Fine Tip Glue Pen

Great to have you drop by today.  Happy Stamping!
Hugs,

Monday, 12 June 2017

Merry Monday #252 - Berries, Baubles and Bows

Hello Folks,
Kathy Is Hostess this week at Merry Monday and she is challenging us to Create a Christmas card Using the Inspiration Photo.  I used the greenery, berries, baubles, snowflakes, Santa and the Chalk Board Sentiment for my inspiration and this is my finished card.  Hope you will join us and play along with Kathy's challenge this week.
Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Christmas Pines, Jar of Love, Hero Arts - Mistletoe CL797
Card: Thick and Thin Whisper White, Real Red, Mint Macaron, Basic Black, Garden Green, Mint Macaron, Real Red and Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Card, Home for Christmas DSP
Ink: Real Red, Always Artichoke, Versamark, Craft White, Chalk Pen
Finishing Touches: Silver Cord
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Sizzix Square Lattice E/Folder, Sizzix Pretty Pines Thinlit Dies, Sizzix Ovals Collection Framelit Dies, Embossing Buddy, White E/Powder, Heat Tool, Sponge, Carl Snowflake Punch, Ruler, Dble Sided Tape, Foam Tape, Tombow Multi Purpose Glue

Great to have you drop by today.  Happy Stamping!
Hugs,

Monday, 5 June 2017

Merry Monday #251 - Season's Greetings

Hi Friends,
It's Monday and time for a new challenge at Merry Monday.  Debbie is challenging us to Create a Monochromatic Blue Christmas card this week.  My background was made using Bashful Blue, Dapper Denim and Night of Navy on a plastic sheet and then misting with water and smooshing with a Watercolour piece of card. I then cut the Silver Foil Mats and Silver embossed the Greetings stamp, finishing with some Blue and Silver Sequins.

Supplies:
Stamps: Stamp It - Global Christmas 1809G
Card: Night of Navy, Whisper White, Silver Foil Card, Watercolour Paper
Ink: Bashful Blue, Dapper Denim, Night of Navy, Versamark
Finishing Touches: Sequins
Cool Tools: Mini Mister, Plastic Mat, Embossing Buddy, Silver E/Powder, Heat Tool, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals, Fine Tip Glue Pen

Great to have you drop by today.  Happy Stamping!
Hugs,

Monday, 29 May 2017

Merry Monday #250 - Rustic Christmas

Hi there,
Today's challenge is brought to us by Deanne, who is challenging us to Create a Rustic Christmas card for this weeks Merry Monday Challenge. I used Designer Paper for the Rustic Brick and Distressed Window feel. The Sentiment is stamped on some more Distress Wood DSP and I finished off by using my Blender Pen to clean off the heart and add the Real Red before I stamped.  Then I added the Hemp.
Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Holiday Home, Thoughtful Branches, Papertrey Inks Love Lives Here Holiday
Card:Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Wood Textures DSP
Ink: Stazon Black, Real Red, Soft Suede
Finishing Touches: Hemp Twine
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Hearth and Home Framelit Dies,  Blender Pen, Distressing Tool, Foam Tape, Dble Sided Tape

Lovely to see you here today.  Happy Stamping!
Hugs,

Monday, 22 May 2017

Merry Monday #249 - Christmas Mistletoe

Happy Monday Everyone,
Colleen is challenging us to Create a Christmas card Using Mistletoe this week at Merry Monday.  I die cut the Oval and Mistletoe, mounted the Oval on Foam Tape and finished off with the Silver embossed Sentiment, Silver Ribbon and Pearls. Very Clean and Simple design, love to see what you create for the challenge.


Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Seasonal Bells
Card: Thick and Thin Whisper White, Old Olive
Ink: Versamark
Finishing Touches: 1/8" Silver Ribbon, Pearls
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Sizzix Holiday Frame E/Folder, Magnolia Vintage Mistletoe Doohickeys Die, Embossing Buddy, Silver E/Powder, Heat Tool, Dble Sided Tape, Foam Tape, 2 Way Glue Pen,  Mini Glue Dot

Great to have you drop by today.  Happy Stamping!
Hugs,

Monday, 15 May 2017

Merry Monday #248 - Christmas Baubles

Hi Friends,
It's Monday and time for this weeks Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge.  Marcia is challenging us to Create a Card Using Turquoise, Blue, Green and Purple.  I stamped the Baubles in Five different colours, added a Silver Bow and mounted them with Foam Tape.  I embossed the White Mat and added some Glimmer Card to add some Pizzazz.  I finished off with the Crystals and the Sentiment.


Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Ornament Keepsakes, Teeny Tiny Sentiments
Card: Thick and Thin Whisper White, Lemon Lime Twist, Bermuda Bay Glimmer Paper Assortment Pack
Ink: Tempting Turquoise, Elegant Eggplant, Pacific Point, Emerald Envy, Lemon Lime Twist
Finishing Touches: 1/8" Silver Ribbon, Crystals
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Sizzix Holiday Ornaments Framelit Die, Sizzix Elegant Dots E/Folder, Misti, Stampin' Dazzle Silver Marker, Dble Sided Tape, Tear and Tape Adhesive, Foam Tape, Mini Glue Dots

Great to have you drop by today.  Happy Stamping!
Hugs,


Jessica's Eight

Hello Stamping Friends,
Today's card is one I made for our Grand Daughter Jessica for her Eight Birthday yesterday. This is another Money Card made with a 12" x 12" piece of Designer Paper. This time I used  the Tasty Treats  DSP, Cool Treats Stamps and Frozen Treats Die Cuts.































Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Cool Treats, Better Together, Special C elebrations
Card: Whisper White, Watermelon Wonder, Crumb Cake, Pool Party, Peekaboo Peach, Pumpkin Pie, Chocolate Chip
Ink: Stazon Black, Versamark, Crumb Cake
Finishing Touches: Gold Cord, Sequins
Cool Tools: Paper Trimmer and Scoring Tool, Big Shot, Sizzix Frozen Treats Dies, Word Window Punch, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Paper Piercing Tool, Ruler,  Sponges,Embossing Buddy, Gold E/Powder, Heat Tool, Dble Sided Tape, Sticky Strip, Dimensionals, Fine Tip Glue Pen

Lovely to see you here today.
Hugs,


Monday, 8 May 2017

Merry Monday #247 - Meadow Silhouette

Hello there,
Welcome to this weeks Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge.  I am Hostess and I would like you to make a Christmas card with a Non Black Silhouette. I used colour for my Silhouette Animals with the White Birch Trees.  I sponged the Birch Trees and the Rabbits with Crumb Cake and Smokey Slate.  Hope you will join us and create a Christmas card for your stash this year.


Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Seasonal Bells, Foxy Friends
Card: Thick and Thin Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Cherry Cobbler
Ink: Crumb Cake, Cherry Cobbler, Smokey Slate
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Impression Obsession Deer Dies, Papertrey Ink In the Meadow Silhouette Dies, Memory Box Tall Birch Die. Sponges, Misti Positioning Tool, Dble Sided Tape, Foam Tape, 2 Way Glue Pen

Great to have you drop by today.  Happy Stamping!
Hugs,

Monday, 1 May 2017

Merry Monday # 246 - Christmas Eve

Hi there,
This week Nina is challenging us to Create a Card Using the Night Before Christmas Theme for Merry Monday.  I used an old Stampin' Up! set "Welcome Christmas" for my CAS design.  I added some Crystals to the tree to add some definition to the stamped image.  Hope you will join us this week and make a card to Celebrate the Night Before Christmas Theme.


Supplies: 
Stamps: S/U's Welcome Christmas
Card: Thick and Thin Whisper White, Basic Black, Gold Foil
Ink: Stazon Black
Finishing Touches: Taylored Expressions Mini Crystals
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Mama Elephant - Femme Frames Dies, Simon Says Stamps - Christmas Sentiments Dies, Waxed Kitchen Paper,  Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals, Fine Tip Glue Pen

Thanks for visiting today.
Hugs,






Sunday, 30 April 2017

Mark's 40

Hi Friends,
Today's card celebrates our Son turning 40. It's another folded card made from a piece of 12" x 12" Designer Paper and has a panel for the Greeting and Money or a Gift Card on the inside.

































Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Special Celebrations, Better Together
Card: Basic Black, Whisper White, Back to Black DSP, Silver Foil Card
Ink: Stazon Black
Finishing Touches: Silver Cord
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Large Numbers Framelit Dies, Word Window Punch, Paper Trimmer and Scoring Tool, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Dble Sided Tape, Foam Tape

Thanks for popping in today.  Happy Crafting!
Hugs,