Lake Cabin Card

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Lake Cabin

I have a customer that lives in a lake house so I made this card for her to give her husband for Father’s Day. I used the Cabin SVG from Miss Kate Cuttables.

SVG File: Miss Kate Cuttable SVG File (cabin)
Cardstock: Bazzill (Ivy, parakeet, Java, sea water, Bazzill Blue,smoky)
Accents/Tools: Gina Marie Designs Dies (stitched sky die set), Joy Crafts Die (clouds), xyron x, Xyron 510, EK Success pop dots

Bear - fishing scene

I made a lake cabin card scene (see above) and had extra supplies out on the desk from it. I then got an order from a lady that wanted her granddaughter (1 yoa) to give her uncle (17 yoa) a card for “uncle’s day”. He is a big fishermen and I know will teach her how to fish. So I had a bear left over and decided to pair him up with the lake scene. I thought it worked for a kid to give to an uncle. Stamping is not my thing but since I bought the set I thought I would use. The lady and her son “uncle” loved it!

1) June 2017 Inspirational Card Challenge – Bonus – outdoor activity.

Stamp: Jack Cardmaking Stamp & Thin Cuts from Close to my Heart
Cardstock: Bazzill (Ivy, parakeet, Java, sea water, Bazzill Blue)
Inks: Tombow Markers #947
Accents/Tools: Gina Marie Designs Dies (Stitched Sky Die Set), Joy Crafts Die (clouds), Miss Kate Cuttable SVG File (cabin)

US Honor Flag in need of donations

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Well I’m afraid if we don’t rally behind the US Honor Flag then the US Honor Network will no longer be around. He has set up a GoFundMe account as a last ditch effort to get donations to keep going. Heroes (Fire, Police, EMS, and Military) are being killed daily and he drives from one funeral to the next but he has not had enough donations to pay for the last 2 trips so I’m not sure but today’s funeral in Florida might be the last. Please, please share this link. If you can give great (even $5.00 will add up and help) but if you can’t please share the story. Thanks

Here is the Facebook page so you can go under ABOUT to read about the company and their Mission.


If you can please help!

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So if you follow me you know I don’t ever post anything besides crafty stuff but today I feel like I need to pass on an important Facebook page. I found this website last year after all the police officers were being shot just for being police officers. This organization (which only consists of a couple people and a dog) drives all over the country going to funerals of police, military, fire and emergency personnel. They bring the Honor Flag to be represented for the fallen heroes. It is a 501c so all donations are tax deductible…if you are looking for a non-profit to support I recommend this.

The organization is need of help as they run off donations only. They are asking for 500 people to send $10.00. If you can skip a lunch and donate that money PLEASE do. Here is the link to their page and if you go down a couple post you will see the Paypal link to donate. The Honor Network Facebook Page

You can also mail donations to:

The Honor Network PO BOX 413 Keller TX 76244.

If you can’t donate that’s okay please share the link on their page so maybe someone else can donate.

Thanks for time,

Kathy D.

Several Birthday Cards

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Peace Birthday

I made this card for my Niece’s 15th Birthday. This image reminded me of her.

1) March Card Inspiration Challenge – Theme – birthday

Digital Image: Peace of God @ Cute As A Button Designs
Cardstock: Bazzill (Nelly, Bazzill Blue, Bazzill Green)
Inks: Digital image colored in Photoshop by my wonderful husband and printed on a Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: Cuttlebug Happy Birthday embossing folder

Daisy Yellow Happy Birthday.JPG

I had an order for a Birthday card for a lady that likes Daisies. I used Sketch #1 of the March Card Sketch Challenge as my inspiration. Also for the March Inspirational Card Challenge – theme – birthdays.

SVG File: Daisies (will have to look it up)
Cardstock: Bazzill (white, African Daisy)
Patterned Paper: Echo Park (Sunny Days Ahead – Spring Floral)
Accents/Tools: Cuttlebug Happy Birthday Embossing Folder, buttons, glue dots, xyron x, EK Success 1/16 pop dots

Butterfly Birthday

Had an order for a birthday card and she likes butterflies. I used the photo inspiration category from the March Inspirational Card Challenge as my inspiration…plus the new butterflies from Michael’s helped in that process!! I lifted this card on pinterest:

Butterflies: Recollections
Cardstock: Bazzill (white, Blue Oasis)
Accents/Tools: Rick Rack, Sizzix Swirls & Squares Embossing Folder, scor-tape, Recollections butterflies


Mickey Happy Birthday


Mickey Happy Birthday.JPG

So I needed a Mickey Mouse inspired birthday card for a 25 yoa girl. I went through my supplies and came across some big round Disney World stickers that we got when we visited in 2006. If I remember right the stores handed them out in the bags when you purchased something. I cut the Mickey out of the sticker and made it the focal point of the card. The ideal/design of the card came from the bonus sketch of the Jan Card Sketch Challenge. The original sketch came from Pagemaps. I turned the sketch on it’s side and I replaced the strip of paper with the wording “happy birthday”. I punched the border with my new border punch. Then with the punch outs I put them randomly on the cardstock to make a patterned background. I pop dotted Mickey to give him dimension.

1) January Inspirational Card Challenge @ – product category – Something new – use one of the newest items to your stash. I used the border punch, the happy birthday die and the spellbinders tool to get the diecut out. All three Christmas gifts!
2. Jan Card Sketch Challenge @ – bonus sketch – original from pagemaps

Cardstock: Bazzill (Lava, Raven), Paper Studio (yellow)
Image: came from a generic Disney World round sticker they give away
Accents/Tools: Martha Stewart Edge Punch – Stars, Spellbinders tool N one, Sizzix Tim Holtz thinlits die – Celebration words, EK Success 1/16 pop dots, xyron x sticker maker,

Beachy Christmas

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One of the guys at work has a standing order for a flamingo for grandma and warm/southwest Christmas for mom. Well I forgot to take a picture of Grandma’s card. But this is the one I did for his mom. Santa, presents and top of the umbrella are all pop dotted for dimension. I saw the saying on the internet.

1) Dec Inspirational Card Challenge – theme – Christmas.

Digital Stamp: Sun Tan Santa @ JW Illustrations
Cardstock: Bazzill (lava, kraft, white)
Inks: pre-colored digital image printed on a Canon Inkjet Printer.
Accents/Tools: EK Success 1/16 pop dots, cutter bee scissors, Fiskars scallop border punch

Cowboy Snowman

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Cowboy Snowman.JPG

So this is for the grandson of the lady at work. He is into cowboy/rodeo stuff so when I saw this FREE digital stamp from Free Dearie Dolls I knew it would be perfect. When I was in OK last month I found that the bigger town I take my aunt to for shopping has a scrapbook/craft store. I found this wonderful paper there and knew it would be perfect for this image. I did change the trim on him to blue as it was red in the original. She had snow drops on the original but when I added stickles it turned it grey because of the ink. So then I went with Flocking but it doesn’t stay as fluffy once on the glue. So I’m probably using the wrong glue. Bu if you look close there is flocked snow falling on and around him.

1. Dec Card Sketch Challenge – Bonus Category – use a past sketch – Nov 2016 sketch 1.
2. Dec Inspirational Card Challenge – Theme – Christmas/Winter

Digital Image: Cowboy Snowman @ Free Dearie Dolls Digi Stamps
Cardstock: Bazzill (pinecone, Rain, and old stuff)
Patterned Paper: KaiserCraft (Prairie Lane – Maple Meadows)
Inks: pre-colored digital image printed on a Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: Cricut, Wrap it Up Cricut Cartridge, white brads (paper studio), Flocking (Gary M Burlin & Co), EK Success 1/16 pop dots

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