Monthly Archives: June 2011

Card Patterns Sketch #119

  • Die cuts – Spellbinders Nestabilities “Blossom Three”
  • Stamp – Impression Obsession “Thinking Label”
  • Patterned papers – Basic Grey Pyrus collection: “Pirum and Chinese White”
  • Cardstock – Bazzill
  • Edges inked with ColorBox Chalk Inks

This card was based on the Card Patterns Sketch #119.

OWH Sketch #73





  • Patterned papers – Cosmo Cricket “Circa 1934” collection
  • Silk flower – Creating Keepsakes
  • Rhinestone brad – SEI
  • Black trim – American Crafts
  • Edges inked with ColorBox Chalk Ink

This card was made using the current sketch at Operation Write Home – Sketch challenge #73. Very simple, but works well with different patterned papers. This card can be used for a variety of occasions–the sender can decide! Thanks for stopping by.

Clean and Simple Sketch # 144

  • Patterned paper – Melissa Frances “Suzanne”
  • Border punch – “Abstract Flower Edger” by EK Success
  • Die cut – Spellbinders Nestabilities “Mega Ovals LG”
  • Stamp – Inkadinkado
  • Flower embellishments – Making Memories
  • Cardstock – Bazzill

I made this card using the Clean and Simple sketch #144. Thank you for checking in.

CPS Sketch 221 – Owl


  • Owl stamp – Darcie’s “Owl Be Queen” set
  • Sentiment stamp – “Happy Birthday” from Inkadinkadoo “Expressions” set
  • Patterned papers – “Letters from Paradise” by Black Market Paper Society
  • Cardstock – Bazzill and WorldWin
  • Die cuts – Spellbinders Nestabilities “Fancy Tags,” “Big Scalloped Circles,” and “Standard Circles Large”

This card is based on the current sketch at Card Positioning System, Sketch #221.

OWH – Thanksgiving in June

  • Stamps – All of the stamps are from The Cats Pajamas “Gobble it up” set
  • Patterned papers – Kaisercraft Elegance collection “Catherine” and “Elizabeth”
  • Die cut – Spellbinders Nestabilities “Labels Twenty”
  • Border punch – Martha Stewart embossed Zig Zag edge punch
  • Cardstock – Bazzill

The card is my first for Thanksgiving for Operation Write Home. I’m making it as part of their current challenge: OWH Thanksgiving theme. I’ve been waiting to use this stamp set–I got it right after last Thanksgiving. And, there are penguins in the set as well! Hurray! Thanks for visiting.

OWH Sketch Challenge #72

  • Floral stamp – Crafty Individuals – both flower panels are on this stamp (like a diptych) and I just cut them apart for this sketch.
  • Sentiment stamp – Kodomo, Inc. – “Thinking of You”
  • Patterned papers – Basic Grey – “Basics: Lineup” and “Cappella: Libretto”
  • Cardstock – Bazzill and WorldWin

This was very simple and the design was very pleasing. I based it on the sketch at Operation Write Home: Sketch Challenge #72.  I just colored the stamped image with Copic markers. I tried to choose cardstock for the sentiment that matches some of the colors in the flowers. Thanks for checking-in.

Clean and Simple FTL 143

  • Stamps – “Tulips” by Stampington & Co. and “Flourish Birthday” by Penny Black
  • Patterned paper – KaiserCraft Chanteuse Collection “Vivo”
  • Cardstock – Bazzill
  • Border punch – EK Success
  • Silver ColorBox Chalk Ink used for edging

I made this card using the current sketch at Clean and Simple Stamping: FTL 143.

Mojo Monday Sketch 193

  • Patterned papers – Basic Grey Kioshi collection – “yuniko” and “sayuri”
  • Stamp – Outlines “Daisy Square”
  • Die cut – Spellbinders Nestabilities “Labels Fifteen”
  • Butterfly dimensional sticker – Botanical Purple collection – K&Company
  • Crystal Stickers – Mark Richards
  • Cardstock – Bazzill

This card was made with sketch #193 at Mojo Monday.


OWH Color Challenge: Green and Purple

  • Patterned papers – from the Rusty Pickle “Guenivere” collection: Lancelot and Camelot
  • Flower – Petaloo
  • Die cut – Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels Four
  • Sentiment stamp – Inkadinkado “Greetings/Salutations”
  • Cardstock – Bazzill

I made this for the Operation Write Home Color Challenge: to use the colors green and purple together. These papers were in a set, but when I put them altogether they seemed a little funky! Thanks for stopping by.