Saturday, July 30, 2011

Love grows

I used Recollections glimmer black card stock as the base card.  The white card stock is Whisper White SU and Melon Mambo from SU.  I used Sweet n Sassy clear stamp "Love is Like a Tree".  I used Basic Black SU Classic Stampin' Pad and Melon Mambo SU Classic Stampin' Pad.  I accented the card with "Pink Sorbet" The Twinery twine from Sweet n Sassy.  I added SU crystals to the card to add just a little bling!  I am going to enter this card in the CPS # 229 challenge that can be found here.

CPS #228

Gingerbread men

Entered this card in the Sweet Stop Sketch Challenge SSS119 - July 30 found here.  I used cream colored SU cardstock as the main card then layered it with A forest green colored cardstock then topped that with the same cream colored and then added a SU Christmas patterned paper from last year.  I used another Christmas patterned paper from last year as the strips and added green red and cream colored pearls to the strips.  I layered the gingerbread men, which is from SU "got treats" stamp set, with SU Red glimmer paper.  I Versa marked the image on the green card stock then outlined it with Jelly Roll "silver star" glitter pen.

Friday, July 29, 2011


Entering this card in the Say It With Scripture challenge at Sweet n Sassy connection here and Sweet n Sassy digi challenge: color challenge here.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Puzzle Cocoa Christmas card

This is my first attempt at a "tile" card and paper piercing!  Barely noticeable with the piercing (stick pin) better than nothing I guess!  Will be getting a paper piercer....soon!!

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps: Customer spotlight Sunday

Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps: Customer spotlight Sunday: "Hello everyone! Today's featured card shows exactly what I would like to be doing today- chilling out in the pool with a cold drink :) The..."

Beach Bum Cooca Criss Cross Card

I made a criss cross card with SU card stock and Echo Park Summer Days paper.  I used scraps of Echo Park Summer Days paper for the tabs.  I used SU crystals on the tabs and colored them teal and pink with Sharpie permanent markers.  I colored the Beach Bum Cocoa with Sharpie markers and gel pens and colored pencils.  I added SU crystal effects for the ball on the stamp and the "fun in the sun" sentiment.  I am entering this in the Crazy for Cocoa C4C7 challenge which can be found here

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Rhubarb with sunflower birthday card

         I colored Sweet n Sassy's Rhubarb's Sunflower digi with SU water color crayons.  The sentiment is from Sweet n Sassy's Happy Ocean Friends.  I stamped it with Basic Gray ink from SU.  I added crystal effects from SU to the sentiment..  The teal colored card stock that is the main card is from Recollections and then I matted a sand colored Recollection card stock.  I used a dark blue Recollections card stock and behind the blue  and pink is Echo park summer days paper.  I cut a border from pink Scrap Essentials card stock from Joann's fabric with a Martha Stewarts border punch.  I added Caribbean Twinery twine from Sweet n Sassy with a flower button.  I am entering this card in the Mojo Monday 200 challenge found here and Scrapalicious challenge # 12 "anything summer" found here.

Got Birthday? Rhubarb

I am entering this card into Sweet Stop Sketch challenge here,SSS118, July 23rd.  I am also entering it at Birthday Sundaes #18 here.  I used the Got Birthday SU stamp and covered it with crystal effects from SU.  I colored the Rhubarb's Birthday digi with SU water color crayons.  I used Honeydew twine from The Twinery and a white button to accent.  The orange, yellow, and olive colored card stock is SU and the patterned paper is Recollections. The small crystals are SU.

SNSDC12 ~ Sympathy Cards

Friday, July 1, 2011

C4C4. Crazy 4 Cocoa Sweet n Sassy challenge

I used Sweet n Sassy's "Cocoa's Firecracker" digi for this card. The red and blue glittery card stock is Recollections and I used the Creative Memories border star punch.  I outlined the stars with a white gel pen.  I colored the image with SU water color crayons. and outlined some of the image with a white gel pen.  I used a blue star paper clip to attach the sentiment.  I traced over the sentiment with a blue glitter gel pen and finished up the card with a strip of white ribbon.

SNSDC9 Red, White, and Blue Digi Sweet n Sassy challenge

I used the Sweet n Sassy Patriotic Cocoa digi.  I colored it with SU water color crayons.  I punched the edge of the image with a Fiskars lace edge punch.  I added little stars as accent.  I added crystals to the corners of the matte.  I used white ribbon (unknown) and I used red, white, and blue pearls on the ribbon.  I ised blue brads for the sentiment.  the red and blue shimmering card stock is from Recollections.