Friday, June 22, 2018


Hello Peeps!
Golf season is upon us and these "Golfers" from Art Impressions  "Golden Oldies" line are ready to hit the fairways! When my Hubby saw this card his response was "Omg that's my parents" LOL!
I decided to use papers from the Authentique Suave 6x6 collection. I paper pieced different parts of their outfits for a fun look that ties in with my paper choices. A few enamel dots and my simple design was finished.
I decided to use the sentiment from the "Par-Tee Golfers" set. I just thought it was funny with these two golf die hards.
Copics Used:
Skin: E00, E21, E95,
Hair: C3, C5, C7
YG21, YG23, YG25
B35, B37, B39
BG11, BG32, BG34
C1, N1, N3, E42, E43, E48

Happy Stamping!

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Patriotic Challenge!

Hi Ai Fans!
It's the first week of the Ai Challenge called "Patriotic Colours". I'm from Canada, so I made my card to Celebrate Canada's upcoming 151st Birthday on July 1, 2018!
In Canada we have a long weekend to celebrate the Country's Birthday with lots of family themed fun and fireworks! I thought the Art Impressions stamp set called "One To Brag" would work perfect for my card!
I started by gathering up all the items I thought I would need to create this "Herringbone" Strip Card.
I decided my card base would be 4.25"x 5.5". I cut a piece of white cardstock at 4 x 5.25", this is what I will add my strips to. I cut a bunch of strips at 1/2" x 6" from some Canada themed papers.
Start by adding 3 strips to the card base. I used a tape runner to easily add my strips with.
Then all you have to do is decide what pattern you want to add your strips. I just butted each strip up against the previous one, working along in my chosen pattern.
Before I moved onto my next pattern choice I trimmed the edges to make it easy to use.
Here you can see how your strips will be going off the edge before you trim them.
I cut and scored my white card base and added a layering piece of red cardstock cut at 4 1/8 x 5 3/8"
Here you can see the finished Herringbone Card Base.
Now onto stamping and colouring my image. 
After I coloured my image with my Copic markers, I fussy cut out my image using my Brother Cut N Scan.
I'm using the sentiment called "King Of Cool" but I only wanted to use the "Happy Birthday" part of the stamp. I used some Washi Tape to mask off the remainder of the sentiment before inking. Don't forget to remove the tape before you actually stamp or you'll get a mess. (I did that a few times LOL)
I added some foam tape to both my image and sentiment for some added dimension! This Herringbone technique is really simple to do and actually quite fun! It's a great way to use up your scraps!
Copics Used:
Skin: E00, E11, E21, R20
Hair: E15, E17, E19
Reds: R22, R24, R27, R29
Greys: C0, C1
Spectrum Noir Glitter pen added to the cake

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Stamping!


Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Police car

Hi HH & OCS Fans!
Today I wanted to share with you this adorable Police car called "Wrangler" from the "Modes of Transportation" release over at High Hopes Stamps! Isn't He just the cutest police car ever?!! If I got pulled over by this guy I think I would be giggling non stop, he's just too cute!
I went with a Red, White and Black colour theme on this card. I fussy cut the stamped image and added some foam tape to adhere it with for added dimension. A couple black enamel dots and twine were the perfect finishing touches.
Copics Used:
N5, N7, N8, N10
R24, R27
C1, B0000, B000
Silver Wink of Stella

Happy Stamping!

Friday, June 15, 2018

Gotta Garden Set!

Hi Ai Fans!
This "Gotta Garden" Set from Art Impressions is just perfect for anyone you know that has a green thumb! I'm great at outdoor plants and creating baskets or planters but give me a houseplant and I will kill it every time LOL!
I made a cute Watering Can Box card using a file from the Silhouette Store to showcase this cute pair of Gardeners! I love that box cards can fold flat for easy mailing but look so cute when standing up!
I also created a card using the "Gotta Garden" set and papers from the Pebbles Garden Party 6x6 collection. Both images have Spectrum Noir Glitter pen added to them as well as Silver Wink of Stella.
Copics Used:
E00, E11, E21, E41, E42, E43, E44, E47, E51, E53
Y21, Y32, Y35, Y38, YR14
YG63, YG67, YG95, YG97, YG99
R24, R27, R29, RV04, RV06, RV09
C1, C3, C5, C7, B21, B23, B24

Happy Stamping!

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Sloth-Some Love Set!

Howdy Ai Fans!
Today marks the second week of the "Odd Animals" Challenge over on the Art Impressions Blog and the Release of the "Funny Farm" line of stamps. I am playing with the "Sloth-some Love" Set.
I couldn't pick a favourite from these cuties so I decided to use them all! I cut out some Polaroid Frames from the Silhouette Store and added my coloured images to them. I am using paper from the Echo Park Imagine That (boy) 6x6 collection and a few Doodlebug enamel dots.
Copics Used:
Sloth: E50, E51, E55, E57, E59, W1, W3
Greens: YG17, YG23, YG25
Balloon: BG45, BG49
YR14, YR16, R24
Halo: B0000, B00, B01

Happy Stamping!

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Friends and A Full Tank!

Hi HH & OCS Fans!
Yesterday was the New Release of "Modes of Transportation" stamps over at High Hopes! And what an exciting release it is!! It certainly screams Masculine but I know a lot of women that love their cars as well!
I'm  back today sharing a card I made using the "Ron's Royce" stamp.
I wanted to keep a vintage feel to my card to match the older car image. I'm using paper from the Bo Bunny Mama Razzi2 6x6 collection. I inked all the edges of my papers with Distress ink in Vintage Photo for that vintage feel. The sentiment "Tank of Gas" is also from the New Release. You can't see in the photo but I added Spectrum Noir Clear Glitter pen to the car so the body has that shine to it like a pearlized paint job. A few enamel dots and a bit of twine finish off my card.
Copics Used:
E41, E42, E43
YR24, YR27
C0, C1, C2
W1, W4, W5, W8
B000, B00, B01

Head on over to the High Hopes and OCS Blogs to find more inspiration from the Design Team Divas.
Happy Stamping!

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Monday, June 11, 2018

HH New Release Day!

Hi HH &OCS Fans!
It's New Release day over at High Hopes! Can I get a whoot whoot!! The stamps in the "Modes of Transportation" release are perfect for all the guys in your life!
I am using the oh so adorable "Daisy". I just love VW Bugs and Hubby and I still play "Punch Buggy" game when we are driving. We don't "punch" each other but keep score..... different points for the type and if it's an old fashioned one. And if you don't say the colour or say it wrong it's minus points! Oh Ya we are competitive LOL!
As soon as I saw this stamp I knew I wanted to paper piece it in flowered paper. The Doodlebug "Bunnyville" and "Spring Things" 6x6 collections, had the perfect papers to use! The sentiment is also from the New Release and is called "Best Miles".
Copics Used:
B0000, B000, B00. B01
R83, R85
T5, T6, T8
Y38, RV17

Head on over to High Hopes and see all the "Modes of Transportation" new releases!

Happy Stamping!

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Puppy Love!

Hello Digi Doodle Studio Fans!
I am a big dog lover and I have three fur babies of my own! There is nothing better than coming home to wet sloppy kisses and unconditional love. It doesn't matter if I am gone two min or five hours, the welcome home is the same every time! I am using the Digi Doodle Studios digital stamp called "Puppy Love"! Look how excited they are to see their owner!
I thought the "Puppy Love" 6x6 collection from Doodlebug was the perfect paper to use for my card today! I'm using the Banner Die set from CDD and various colours of Doodlebug enamel dots on my card! A white gel pen added some fun polka dots to her outfit. I tried a different way to do the hair, using a terry cloth and some blender solution to give it some texture. I wasn't totally happy with the outcome, so I went back in and added some small dots in the colours I had used. I think it's a bit better now.
Both the sentiment I used on my card are from the Digi Doodle Studios digital sentiment collection called "Cutie Paws".
Copics Used:
Skin: E00, E21, E95, R20, RV17
Hair: E71, E74, E77, E79, Copic Blender Solution
Outfit: B24, B26, B28 / YG23, YG25 / W1, W3, W5
Puppies: E34, E37, E39, E000
Flowers:C2, Y38, YG23, YG25
Outline & Ground: B0000, B000, B00, YG21

Happy Stamping!