March 20, 2017
Beccy's Place Digital Images, encouragement
animal, bear, Beccy's Place, children, Digis, digital images, digital stamps, encouragement, funny, humorous, parent, parenting
So a friend of mine has been having some trying times since her 3rd child came along. During the holidays if it could go wrong it did. She was laid on my heart so I decided to send her a card of encouragement because parenthood can be trying! I found this saying on the internet and thought it was hilarious and so her!!
At the end of the day…
Have any of your Children been eaten by a bear?
See, you’re a good mom.
So I went looking for bear images. I found “Happy Stanley” at Beccy’s Place. His expression was perfect but he had a shirt collar and tie on so I asked Beccy for permission to have my husband remove the shirt and tie. She gave us permission and my wonderful husband made Stanley plain!! The grin is perfect for the saying and just makes me smile each time I see it!!
It took a week to get there…I couldn’t believe it! She received it Friday and said it was perfect timing as she was needing encouragement that day!! God is always perfect in his timing!
I used Atlantic Hearts Sketch #196 that I had saved so this card fits the March Card Inspiration Challenge – Favorites Category. It also fits Beccy’s Place March Challenge – make a card using any image of hers (even free ones) for a chance to win free digital stamps.
Digital Image: Happy Stanley @ Beccy’s Place
Patterned Paper: My Mind’s Eye (Follow your Heart “Be Amazing”)
February 26, 2017
From the Heart Stamps
balloons, birthday, birthday card, digital image, digital stamps, fence, From the Heart Stamps, happy birthday, Joy Crafts, Paper Smooches, Photoshop, PigWit, twine
I wanted to play “Stamp of the Month” at From the Heart Stamps since it is the first month Faith is back after having brain cancer. This cute piglet comes holding chocolate kisses or nothing so I decided to use the one where he is holding nothing. I was actually going to have him hold balloons but when I looked at sketch at I [heart} Sketches #163 my mind start stirring with ideals. I was struggling with that sketch of how to put an image on there with all the banners. Well, I flipped the sketch upside down and thought of balloons tied to the fence to take the place of the banners and top ribbon piece. Then I stuck the clouds going diagonal under the balloons instead of on top. In trying to figure out what colors to use I decided to use the color challenge at the February Inspirational Card Challenge @ Scrapbook.com (the only color added as a neutral is the green…hope Karen will allow that!)
Digital Image: Hogs and Kisses PigWit @ From the Heart Stamps
Cardstock: Bazzill (Sunbeam, white, Parakeet, Romance) The Paper Studio (bright pink, gray), (coral and dark gray old Bazzill paper no longer made)
Inks: PigWit colored in Photoshop by my husband. Tie was paper pieced with gray cardstock.
Accents/Tools: American Crafts twine, Martha Stewart fence border punch, Joy Crafts (cloud die cuts), Paper Smooches (balloon dies), EK Success 1/16 pop dots, Xyron X
February 14, 2017
Imagine That Digis, Valentine
animal, digital images, digital stamps, embossing folder, farm animal, happy valentine's day, Imagine That, mud, pig, piggy, Reminisce, sizzix, Valentine card, Valentine's Day
This is another card the lady at work wanted. This one is for her granddaughter (almost 1) to give to her mom (the ladies daughter). She wanted a pig with this saying:
Love you little!
Love you BIG!
Love you just like a little PIG!!
Happy Valentine’s Day
(the ladies MIL use to say this to her daughter…so a family saying)
I put the saying inside the card and used this cute pig from Imagine That! Digi Stamp on the front. All the paper came from my scrap drawers! Yep, I have way to many scraps!!!I used Atlantic Hearts Sketch #198 for my inspiration.
Feb Inspirational Card Challenge – theme – Love
Imagine That Digi Stamps – Creative Playground Monthly Challenge – February – Anything goes. Get the free digi of the month if you use a Imagine That Digi Stamp.
Digital Image: A Little Behind @ Imagine That Digi Stamps
Cardstock: American Crafts (Cabbage), Bazzill (Romance)
Patterned Paper: Reminisce (XOXO)
Inks: pre-colored digital stamp printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: Sizzix textured impressions embossing folder (swirls & square set), Cricut Expressions, Cricut Basic George Cartridge
February 2, 2016
Birthday, Imagine That Digis
animal, birthday, Digis, digital image, digital stamp, digital stamps, happy birthday, niece, sweet 16
Here is card #4 for the Imagine That….digis by Kris Customer Link Up Challenge. All you have to do is link up 10 cards with an Imagine That digi and you get a $6.00 code to the store!
I made this for my nieces sister who turned 16 a couple weeks ago. I was a bad aunt and forgot so just sent her this card. She had a bad birthday week with her step-father passing so it was probably better that she gets it this week any way.
December 25, 2015
Christian, Christmas/Winter, Deedee's Digis
Christian, christmas, Clean and Simple, Deedee Digis, Deedee's Digis, Digis, digital image, digital stamps, Matthew 2:9-10, Merry Christmas, religious, scripture, wise men
Dec 1st Deedee’s Digis sponsored Feeling Sketchy Challenge #134 which was this sketch:
I wanted to make a sample and play along so I started looking through Deedee’s Digis Christmas images because I need one more religious card for this year. When I saw the Wise Men Digital Image I thought it could work with this sketch. In my mind the words would take the place of the other stars. I had just bought a new size of envelope for money cards but thought the size would work for this too…the size of the card is 3 1/2 x 7 1/4. I never got the card done in time for the challenge but I did get it done in time for some orders I had! I was very thankful because the 3rd customer saw an error I had in my scripture so I only had to fix 5 cards…very thankful!
- Dec Card Challenge @ Scrapbook.com – Product Category – digital image
Digital Image: Wise Men @ Deedee’s Digis (closing shop on 12/31/15)
Inks/Markers: pre-colored digital image printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: pop dots, cutter bee scissors,
November 30, 2015
Christmas/Winter, From the Heart Stamps
bird, birdbrain, christmas, christmas ornaments, Deck the Halls, define good, Digis, digital images, digital stamps, From the Heart Digital Stamps, funny, wings
Here I am with only a few hours left to link up my creation for the From the Heart Stamps Digi of the Month Challenge.
I tried paper piecing the image so I wouldn’t have to ask my husband to color the image in but it just would not cooperate. I tore the head off one bird and smudge black ink on another so gave up! I went to my husband with the saddest wife eyes possible and asked him to color up the bird…I had managed to do the ornaments all by myself! Of course there is no shading or fancy coloring but it is colored! I found the sketch on Sketch Saturday and thought it would be perfect.
I saw someone had used the sentiment “Define Good” and thought that would be perfect for my Brother’s card so I made one of each!
Digital Image: Deck the Halls Birdbrain @ From the Heart Stamps
Cardstock: Bazzill (Lava, Rainforest, Intense Kiwi, white)
Patterned Paper: Scenic Route (Roxbury -Rockville Park)
Inks: colored in Photoshop and printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
November 3, 2015
Christmas/Winter, Deedee's Digis
animal, bear, candy cane, christmas, Christmas Stocking, Deedee Digis, Digis, digital image, digital stamps, food, Merry Christmas, penguin, stocking, wings
I got to play along over at Tuesday Morning Sketches since Deedee’s Digis is sponsoring this week. This is what I came up with.
- November Card Challenge @ Scrapbook.com – Photo inspiration category – use the photo to inspire your card. I took from the Christmas stocking hanging on the stairs.
Digital Image: Stocking Pals @ Deedee’s Digis
Cardstock: Bazzill (rain forest, white)
Inks: pre-colored digital image printed on a Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: Cricut, Basic George Cricut Cartridge, Elegant Edges Cricut Cartridge, Fiskars border punch, EK Success 1/8 pop dots