Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Scrapy Land Challenge #92



Hello Blogging Friends!!


Today is the start of a new challenge on the Scrapy Land Challenge Blog ~


Scrapy Land Challenge #92


Our theme is always Anything Goes using any brand of die that Scrapy Land sells.  We have two winners for every challenge.  One winner is a random pick and the other winner is picked by the Design Team.  Both winners will each receive a $10 gift certificate to go shopping at the Scrapy Land Store.


Here is my card:



Ingredients:

Neenah Solar White paper
White card stock
Tan paper
Green paper
Blue marble paper
Copic markers V00 and V04
Copic marker G21
Faded Jeans distress ink
Purple sparkle gems

For this A2 card I started with white card stock for the base of the card.  I took some Blue marble paper, inked the edges with Faded Jeans distress ink and added it to the card base.  I took the Penny Black Elegant die and some Neenah Solar White paper and cut out the die twice.  I colored the die with Copic markers G21, V00 and V04, placed a purple sparkle gem in the center of each flower and then added them to the card.  I took some tan paper and the Tutti Designs Scrolly Bunny die and cut that out and added that to the card.  I took the Paper Smooches Hello die and some green paper and cut that out and added it to the card.


Be sure to hop on over to the Scrapy Land Challenge #92 and see what the Design Team have made to inspire you.


Now it is your turn to create something for this challenge.


You have until July 1st to join us for the Scrapy Land Challenge #92 and a chance to win a $10 Gift Certificate to the Scrapy Land Store.


Thanks for stopping by!

Lori

Monday, June 18, 2018

Calling All Sistahs June Encouragement Challenge




Hello Sistahs and Bosom Buddies!!



Today is the 18th of the month and that means it is the
 start of a new Encouragement Squad Challenge!



Why do we have the Encouragement Challenge??  There are a bazillion reasons someone might need a pick me up from going through an illness, relationship woes, working through a big life decision or just feeling a little lonely or unappreciated!  Wouldn't it be nice to have a stash of cards you could send to a friend or loved one who could use a bright spot in their day?  This challenge is here to help you with that!  On the 18th of each month we will start a new challenge with a new inspiration photo.



Here is the Inspiration Photo for June:






Here is my card:






Ingredients:

CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Sands of Time 2 stamp set
Lemoncraft paper
Pink paper
Neenah Solar White paper
Versamark
Rose Gold embossing powder
Peacock Feathers distress ink
Faded Jean distress ink

For this A2 card I started with white card stock for the base of the card.  I took a piece of Lemoncraft paper, inked the edges with Faded Jeans distress ink and attached it to the card base.  I took the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Sands of Time 2 hourglass stamp, Versamark, Neenah Solar White paper and stamped the hourglass onto the paper.  I heat embossed it with Rose Gold embossing powder and then I took the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Hourglass Fri-Die and cut it out.  I took Peacock Feathers distress ink and the hearts from the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Sands of Times 2 stamp set and stamped that in the middle of the Hourglass and then added that to the card.  I took some Faded Jeans distress ink and the sentiments from the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Sands of Time 2 stamp set and stamped them onto the card.  I took the bar part of the Hourglass Fri-Die and cut out some pink paper two times and attached it to the Hourglass.

Be sure to stop by the CAS-ual Fridays store to see all the wonderful stamp sets there are to make cards of encouragement with!!  If you decide that there are one or two stamp sets that you just have to have then use this code cas-comfort to get 15% off stamps and dies!!  Thank you Michele, for letting me pass this on to my followers.


Don't forget to stop by the Encouragement Squad post to see all the lovely creations that the Design Team have made.


Now it is your turn to create something for this challenge!!  There will be a prize of a $25 Gift Card to use at CAS-ual Fridays Stamps, that will be doubled if your use CAS-ual Fridays products for your card!!


Thanks for stopping by!

Lori


Sunday, June 17, 2018

Calling All Sistahs June Reminder Post





Hello Blogging Friends!!


It is the 17th of the month and that means that I am here with the CAS-ual Fridays Encouragement Squad to remind you to do your monthly self breast exam and schedule your mammogram if you haven't had one yet this year!!  Please stop by the Calling All Sistahs June Reminder post to see what the Encouragement Squad have made this month!!


Be sure to check out all the Calling All Sistahs collection of stamps and dies designed shortly after Michele, the owner of CAS-ual Fridays, was diagnosed  with Breast Cancer in 2015.  She designed them with the purpose of donating 50% profits to breast cancer awareness programs and to provide you with awesome stamps to remind and encourage your friends!




Here is my reminder card:




Ingredients:

CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Word Ribbon stamp set
Lemoncraft Everyday Spring 6 x 6 paper
White card stock
Pink patterned paper
Picked Raspberries distress ink
Versamark
Rose Gold embossing powder
Pink fun foam

For this A2 card I started with white cardstock for the base of the card.  I took a piece of green woodgrain Lemoncraft paper from the Everyday Spring pad, inked the edges with Picked Raspberries distress ink.  I took some the sentiment from the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Word Ribbon stamp set and some Versamark and stamped that onto my card.  I then took some Rose Gold embossing powder and heat embossed that and added it to the card.  I took the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Ruffled Ribbon Fri-Die and some pink fun foam and pink patterned paper and cut out both of them.  I layered the pink pattern paper ribbon on top of the fun foam ribbon and attached that to the card.



Be sure to stop by the CAS-ual Friday Blog to see what the other Girl Friday's from the Encouragement Squad have created for our June Sistahs Reminder!


Then why not stop by the CAS-ual Fridays store to see all the wonderful stamp sets there are to make cards of encouragement with!!  If you decide that there are one or two stamp sets that you just have to have then use this code: cas-comfort to get 15% off stamps and dies!!  Thank you Michele, for letting me pass this on to my blog followers!!


Tomorrow will be the start of a new Encouragement Challenge and we would love to have you participate!  You might even be the winner of the prize!!  I sure hope you will join us for this Challenge!!


Thanks for stopping by!



Lori

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Cheapo Dies Bamboo

Hello Blogging Friends!!


It is my turn on the Cheapo Dies Blog today and I am sharing a card that I made with the Cheapo Dies Exclusive Bamboo die.




Here is my card:



Ingredients:

Panda stamp
Happy Birthday stamp
Black ink
Neenah Solar White paper
White card stock
Black and green patterned paper
Green paper
Blue paper
Copic markers R85 and R83
Blue, Green and White Bakers Twine

For this A2 card I started with white card stock for the base of the card.  I took the green and black patterned paper, inked the edges with black ink and added that to the card base.  I took a piece of Neenah Solar White paper, black ink and the panda stamp and stamped that onto the paper and then fussy cut it out. I colored in the Panda's bow with Copic markers R85 and R83.  I took some green paper and the Cheapo Dies Exclusive Bamboo die and cut out the bamboo twice.  I took some blue paper and added the two cuts of the bamboo and then placed the Panda on top of the bamboo.  I cut the that into a square and inked the edges with Faded Jeans distress ink and mounted that onto some green paper.  I inked the edges of the green paper with green ink and then added that to the card.  I took some white paper, black ink and the happy birthday stamp and stamped the sentiment onto the paper, inked the edges with Faded Jeans distress ink and then mounted that onto some more of the green paper, I inked the edges with green ink and placed that over the bamboo and panda.  I took some blue, green and white bakers twine and wrapped that around the card a couple of times and then tied it into a know.

Thanks for stopping by!

Lori

Thursday, June 14, 2018

DL.ART THANKFUL THURSDAY CHALLENGE #230 ~ WEDDING

Hello Blogging Friends,



Today is the start of a new challenge on the DL.ART Challenge Blog:



DL.ART THANKFUL THURSDAY CHALLENGE #230 ~ WEDDING



Here is my card:





Ingredients:

Crafters Companion Mr. & Mrs. die
White card stock
Patterned paper
Blue glitter fun foam

For this A2 Wedding card I started with white card stock for the base of the card.  I then took a piece of patterned paper and the Memory Box Distressed Heart Collage die and cut out the top left hand corner of the paper.  I took the DL.ART Tea Stain Crinkle ribbon and ran it around the top of the card and then made a bow and added it all to the card base. I then took some blue glitter fun foam and the Heart collage die and cut out the fun foam.  I took the blue fun foam cut out and inlaid it back into the die cut area.  I then took the Crafters Companion Mr. & Mrs. die and more of the blue glitter fun foam and cut out the Mr. & Mrs. and added that to the bottom of the card.  Now here is the inside of the card:


I took the cut out portion of the patterned paper from the Heart Collage and I attached it to the top left hand side on the inside of the card.  I took two of the cut out paper hearts and added them to the bottom right corner of the inside of the card!  Now it is already to go to a newly married couple!


Be sure to stop by the DL.ART CHALLENGE #230 to see what the Design Team have made for this fun Wedding Challenge!



When you stop by Diana's store if you decide to purchase anything you can use this code:   LK456 to get a 10% discount!!



Now it is your turn to create something for this challenge!!


Thanks for stopping by!!

Lori




Saturday, June 9, 2018

Cheapo Dies Cherry Blossom

Hello Blogging Friends,


Happy Saturday!  It is my turn on the Cheapo Dies Blog today and I am showcasing the new Exclusive Cheapo Dies Cherry Blossom die.



  


Here is my card I made with this die:




Ingredients:

White card stock
Green paper
Neenah Solar White paper
Mowed Lawn distress ink
Copic markers
Purple gem accents
Black ink

For this A2 card I started with white card stock for the base of the card.  I took the green paper, inked the edges with Mowed Lawn distress ink and added that to the base.  I then took a piece of white paper, black ink and the sentiment from the Taylored Expressions A Life She Loved stamp set and stamped that onto the paper and then added that to the card.  I took some Neenah Solar White paper and the Cheapo Dies Cherry Blossom die and cut it out twice.  I colored the branches with Copic markers and then added them to the card.  I took some purple gem accents and glue them in the center of the flowers.  I really like the way this card turned out!

Thanks for stopping by!
Lori


Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Scrapy Land Challenge #91




Hello Blogging Friends!!


Today is the start of a new challenge on the Scrapy Land Challenge Blog ~


Scrapy Land Challenge #91


Our theme is always Anything Goes using any brand of die that Scrapy Land sells.  We have two winners for every challenge.  One winner is a random pick and the other winner is picked by the Design Team.  Both winners will each receive a $10 gift certificate to go shopping at the Scrapy Land Store.


Here is my card:



Ingredients:

White card stock
Neenah Solar White paper
Copic markers
Mermaid sentiment stamp
Black ink
Waves embossing folder
Aqua Vellum paper
Blue paper
Salty Ocean distress oxide
Cracked Pistachio distress oxide



For this A2 card I started with white card stock for the base of the card.  I took a piece of blue paper and embossed it with the Wave embossing folder and rubbed some Salty Ocean and Cracked Pistachio distress oxides over it and then spritzed it with water and dried it with my heat gun and then I added it to the base of the card.  I took a piece of Neenah Solar White paper and the Cheapo Dies Mermaid die and cut it out.  I colored in the mermaid with Copic markers and added her to the card.  I took the Elizabeth Crafts Designs Circles die and some aqua vellum paper and ran it through my vagabond and then placed the circles onto the card base to look like bubble.  I took the Mermaid sentiment stamp, some black ink and some blue paper and stamped the sentiment onto the paper.  I took some pop dots and placed the sentiment onto the card.


Be sure to hop on over to the Scrapy Land Challenge #91 and see what the Design Team have made to inspire you.


Now it is your turn to create something for this challenge.


You have until June 17th to join us for the Scrapy Land Challenge #91 and a chance to win a $10 Gift Certificate to the Scrapy Land Store.


Thanks for stopping by!

Lori