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Monday, May 22, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

MFT Sketch Challenge #332




Hi everyone, in the final minutes of this sketch challenge I got my photo uploaded and entered, phew!  So I'd been meaning to enter a MFT challenge and I've just been unable to for a while.  But I'd seen a gorgeous card by Donna Mikasa and it inspired me to create. All dies, paper and stamps are by MFT, I'll list them below!





Monday, May 15, 2017

JustRite Brick Background


Hi everyone, today I'm sharing the last card I've made for the JustRite Papercraft April release.  Featuring this awesome Brick Background stamp.  I colored up the JR Peonies and ball jar to mount against the brick and I really love the effect!  Now I know that Peonies are not orange and yellow, but for some reason, those were the colors I went with.  So in my imagination they are, lol.

I stamped the brick background on kraft cardstock and distressed the edges with Tea Dye and a tiny bit of Ground Espresso at the very edges.  Then I popped my ball jar up with some foam tape and glued my flowers down.

I hope you like my project, make sure to visit the JustRite store here to see all their new products!  Click Here to Shop!






Inky Paws Challenge #47 - Color Challenge


What a fun color challenge, I love these bright colors!!  So grab some of your favorite Newton's Nook Designs stamps and dies and join me at the Inky Paws Challenge for your chance to win a a $10 store credit at the NND store!

For my card, I used this super cute set, "Party Pops" with coordinating dies and also the "Sky borders" die set for the scalloped bottom.  Popsicles can be messy and I had this little splatter stamp, (not sure who makes it, but they're easy to find, I thought it was cute to add behind the pops!)

Thanks for stopping by, have a great day!

I've also entered the following challenges with my project:



Thursday, May 11, 2017

Newton's Nook Designs May Release


Wow this week has flown by!  Today is our final day of the May Release over at Newton's Nook Designs.  Tomorrow all of the new products you've seen this week will be available for sale at the Newton's Nook Designs Online Store.

Today we are featuring, "Newton Scoots By".  What an adorable coordinating stamp and die set.  I happen to love scooters, they are so much fun to color!  I even had some coordinating scooter paper by PhotoPlay from their Summer Daydreams collection that I thought looked cute behind Newton. The round scalloped stitched die is by Gina Marie Designs.


Thanks for stopping, make sure you hop along with us and comment for your chance to win, see below :)



Would you like to win the “Newton Scoots By” Stamp Set?
This set will be given away to ONE lucky winner

Here's how to win: 
Comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Thursday May 11th at 9pm CST to comment  -- winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, May 12th
Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:



Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Newton's Nook Designs May Release


What fun we have today, on Day 2 of the Newton's Nook Designs May release!  Newton Dreams of Italy is today's coordinating stamp and die set!!  

I loved creating this background panel using the wine bottle and glass.  I sponged the Italian colors on the rectangle, gold heat embossed the word "Grazie" up top and placed my little Newton in his sweet Love Italia sweater right in the center!  

I hope you've enjoyed my project, scroll down to hop along and comment to win this great stamp set for yourself!




Would you like to win the “Newton Dreams of Italy” Stamp Set?
This set will be given away to ONE lucky winner

Here's how to win: 
Comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Thursday May 11th at 9pm CST to comment  -- winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, May 12th
Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:



Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Just Rite Succulent Background Stamp


Hi everyone, just popping in here with a quick card that I distress ink water colored using the soon to be released Succulent Background stamp over at JustRite Papercraft.  This stamp was part of their April release.  I made another card that I blogged just the other day with this same stamp, you can view here:

This was a really easy background to color and I wanted it to be the focal point, so I finished with a simple sentiment framed right in the center.  I added a few butterflies to liven it up as well.

The circle and butterfly dies are from Elegant Garden Label Dies