Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Just Magnolia and A Pocket Full of Posies

Image: Magnolia colored with copics
DP: Basic Grey
Cardstock: Bazzill
Die: Nestabilities, Martha Stewart (butterfly)
Ribbon: Fancy Pants Designs
Pearls: craft supply
Heart Pin: Maya Rd.

I made this card for two challenges this week. This will be my first entry for the new challenge blog  Pocket Full Of Posies , if you are a flower lover like me then you'll love this new challenge blog! This card was designed using a sketch by Bev over at Just Magnolia . Speaking of Bev..she has enticed me to buy these awesome large flowers, her cards are absolutely stunning! Go check out all the beautiful creations by the Design Teams.

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Searching for Uru and bird images...

OK..I desperately need about 10 or so images of Uru and bird for a project I'm working on.  Its not feasible for me to pay $13 with ship to buy it when I only need a few images. So if anyone out there in blog world has this stamp and can swap me a few images I would be so so happy!  I have Wee with reindeer and Uru with candycane..or maybe its Uru with reindeer and Wee with candycane..anywho...I'd be happy to swap some images of those or of course any thing else that I have.  Thanks bunches!       hugs,T

My little man...

I so love it when a layout turns out exactly like you had it pictured in your mind!  I had all this stuff laying out on my desk for days and days ready for a layout..but I just couldn't get it together. Then suddenly i knew exactly how I wanted it to look. I love this picture of Jeremy, hard at play and not knowing the camera was anywhere around. So innocent is my little guy!  He's the greatest part of me!
DP, chipboard, diecuts, rubons:  My Minds Eye~Laundry Line
Buttons: craft supply
Cardstock: Bazzill

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Sure is HOT out!

We spent a couple days with my best friend and her family at the lake, it was the perfect weather for it!  The mountains were beautiful and the kids had so much fun playing together, wish we had time to do it more often..Summer is absolutely flying by. I'm so sad that its already almost the Fourth of July. My boys will be going back to school very soon. I have so much fun stuff  I'd like to do before then..gotta get busy playing!

Thursday, June 24, 2010

More Hanglar love...

Another sweet Hanglar image from Lim. Speaking of Hanglars..did you know that Hanglar is currently selling kits on Ebay! Very exciting news for us Hanglar lovers in the US. These stamps are very very hard to come by!

I generally like to color Hanglar's in subdued vintage shades..but I really wanted to use this Pink Paislee paper so she ended up a little brigher than usual, lol..she's got to coordinate you know!  Hope you like her...

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

This CC Designs image was sent to me by my friend Lelia, she is an AWESOME colorer..lol..so be sure to check out her blog and leave her some love!  I don't make boy cards nearly enough. I really like this little guy! He is so easy to color.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

This is another card kit from Magnolia Yahoo group. This was an awesome swap, and a great way to try out some awesome images that you may not have.  The lighting is terrible in this picture..I apologize..didn't realize it before.
DP: Pink Paislee
image: Magnolia
Card Stock: Bazzill
Daisy: Prima
Rhinestone flourish: Michaels

Friday, June 18, 2010

Maggie card

I received this image in a card kit swap over at Magnolia yahoo group. I really like this Maggie..might have to make a purchase ;0)   
DP: Webster's Pages
Cardstock: Bazzill
Dies: Nestabilities, Martha Stewart butterfly punch
Pearls: craft supply
Seam binding: This Good Day
Colored with Copics and ProMarkers

Thursday, June 17, 2010

More Card fronts

A couple more card fronts to share. Believe it or not this stamp is an old Stampin up Stamp from 11 years ago.  I didn't realize how long I've been stamping..haha!  I had to dig it out from the bottom of a drawer of stamps...and it still stamps perfectly!   Background sheet music is stamped with Versamark to give it a nice watermark look..love that inkpad..I use it to pieces!  And what a great way to make your own matching pattern paper ;0)  I've threaded some vintage crochet lace with matching ribbon and fastened to card with my new fave tool..Tim Holtz tiny fastener.  Its awesome! 

Hanglar Challenge Blog

For all the Hanglar lovers out there...there's a new challenge blog in town...yahooo! Check out  the Lovely Hanglar Only blog.   The current challenge is "Shabby-Look", so go check it out!  

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Card fronts

Just wanted to share some card fronts I've been working on. This stamp is an older Penny Black, I just love it and had a really hard time finding it!  I finally found it Here, and if you are a Penny Black fan..I would encourage you to head on over and check out this site.  You'll find tons of the older Penny Black stamps!!  This stamp is so much fun to color! I dressed him in yellows and blues and matched him up with some Crate paper I love. 

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Some Hanglar love...

I have to send lots of love out to my sweet friend Lim, she sent me a surprise package a couple weeks ago and I almost passed out cold when I opened it!!  Inside were 2 of my most prized possessions..2 very precious Hanglar stamps..I know, Its very very exciting! She also sent me a Maggie and a stack of images. So thank you sweet friend for your thoughtfulness!  You should also head over to her blog if you haven't been..she is so very talented! Lim's blog

I made this card with one of the images she sent..he's so precious!
I am entering this card in the Lovely Hanglar Only challenge blog, the new theme is Shabby-Look!
I love the vintage shabby style of old lace, creams and mauves..old buttons, pins, ribbons, and flowers..ahhh..I was born in the wrong century!   

Image: Hanglar and Stanglar
DP: Webster's pages
Vintage lace: Maya Road

colored with copics with some added stardust accents

Wow..its been a LONG time!

Wow..I can't believe how long its been since I've last posted! Its been forever!!  Its been a crazy busy last few months for us.  Hubby got sick and was in the hospital for a week, we postponed a bunch of his tests so that we could go on our cruise that had been booked and paid for several months prior.  We went to Cozumel and Grand Cayman and it was awesome and much needed! But upon our return..hectic life set in once again with lots of tests in which we are still going through. But he goes for his pill camera tomorrow and maybe we will finally have some answers.  Anyways on a brighter note..I have some cards to post that I had been working on prior to disaster hitting, lol!  They are Easter cards..and while I know Easter has been long gone, I found these cutey little vintage images and I couldn't wait an entire year to play with them. Soo..I'm a little ahead for next year, hahaha!  The first picture is a close up of the crackle paint and distress ink..doesn't show very well with the light reflecting..Sorry!! 
Crackle paint over image distressed with Tim Holtz inks

I LOVE these vintage book binding ribbons..they are hand dyed.  I found them
 HERE at This Good Day Etsy store. I have to thank the awe inspiring Melissa Phillips for the link..they are stunning and come in an array of colors!

And a couple cruise pics to share...