Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Whew finished!

Well today I got busy and finished the Thanksgiving cards for Hubby's clients. I had been waiting for my paper to come in that I had pre-orderd and unfortunately it was delayed at the warehouse. The American Thanksgiving is so much later than ours and the companies have lots of time to get their Fall products into stores. Unfortunately for us it means we can't always get things in time. So off to Michaels I went and found some paper that I could use for this year. The upside to this….  I now have my paper for next year really early LOL!

Basically I took a pre-made  5 1/2" x 4" Kraft card, layered a piece of patterned paper onto a piece of dark brown card stock and adhered it to the card. I stamped my image onto Copic Xpress It paper and coloured it in with Copic Markers. I die cut the fence, flower pot, sunflowers and stamped the die cut pot and sunflowers with the co-ordinating stamp set. Using a leaf punch I cut out 2 leaves for each flower set. I stamped the sentiment and layered it on the same dark brown card stock. Of course I used my favourite glue and glued everything together and onto the card. A little bit of black Stickles and it's all done!
Copics Used:
Skin: E00, E11, R20
Hair: E33, E35, E37, E39
Dress: E50, E51, E53
Shoes: E59
Pumpkin: YR12, YR14, YR15, YR16
Stem: YG93
Flowers: YR21, YR23, E43, E44
Flower Pot: E97, E99, R08

So the cards are all done, stuffed into their envelopes, glued, stamped, addressed and ready to go! I couldn't find a link for the stamp set so I'm not sure if it's discontinued or not. Hoping to get a haul video filmed and posted for you tomorrow!
Chat at you later,

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Exciting News!

I just wanted to share with you that I have been asked to be part of the amazing Design Team at Art Impressions. I am so excited to be part of this group of amazing women and I can't wait to get started designing cards using their stamps! The Art Impressions Blog features a bi-weekly challenge! Look for my first post this Thursday, October 2, 2014!

Head on over to the Art Impression Blog to see the newest designs! While you're at it why don't you check out Art Impressions online store too! I know you'll fall in love with their stamps just like I did!
Chat at you later!

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Stamp and Create with Magnolia Challenge #45

I was asked to be a guest at Stamp and Create with Magnolia for their Blog Challenge #45 Indian Summer. I was so excited and honoured to be asked to do this for them. As you all know Magnolia stamps are some of my favourite to use. 

Fall is my favourite time of the year and I just love the Doodlebug Design paper collection called Happy Harvest that I used!

Copics Used:
Skin: E00, E11, R20
Hair: E33, E35, E37
Dress: R35, R37, R39
Shirt: YR21, YR23, YR24
Hat: E50, E51, E53
Shoes, Buckle: W3, W5, W7, W9
Pumpkin: Yr15, YR16, YR18
Stem: YG93
Shadows: E40, B0000

I popped up the image, sentiment and acorns to add some dimension to the card. I also added Wink of Stella to the leaves and Crystal Stickles to the pumpkins, hair bow and belt on the hat.

Watch the video to see how this card was made

Make sure you head on over to Stamp and Create with Magnolia and see what all their Designers have created for this new weekly challenge! Who knows maybe they will inspire you to play along in their weekly challenges!
Chat at you later,

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Update and haul

Hi everyone!
So just an update today. I haven't been busy designing any cards this week as I have been working on the Thanksgiving Cards for my hubby's clients again. I kind of got away from doing them and then all of a sudden I felt rushed as I need them done by October 1st! I'm away next week to spend time with my Mom so this week was all about colouring LOL.

When I took this picture I still had 16 to colour of the 75 needed! I'm happy to say I have them all finished and fussy cut out! I'm still waiting for the paper I pre-ordered to come in. I'm getting a bit nervous but I'm hopeful it will get here soon! So I have everything die cut, coloured and stamped as much as I can. Tomorrow is about creating the card for my guest spot at Stamp and Create with Magnolia. It needs to be to them by the 25th and since I am away next week I need to get it done and sent asap. So look forward to that being posted late next week! I filmed a haul video tonight of the few things I've gotten in the last week. 

I've linked below where you can find these goodies. Not all the links are from where I actually purchased them. Peachy Cheap is a daily deal so you can't get the items from there but I've linked where you can find the items if you're interested. Same sort of thing for Home Sense as well. My local scrapbook store is called The Scrapping Bug but the online store didn't list the items I purchased so I found other links. If you're in the area though check them out. The staff is so friendly and their store is really cute! The only thing I couldn't find a link for was the doodlebug ribbon it's discontinued as far as I can tell which is likely why it was so cheap LOL.
Ok that's it for tonight! I wish you all sweet dreams!
Chat at you later,