Monthly Archives: October 2011

Birthday with Butterfly


  • Stamp – Layers of Color Artstamps “Flutterescent”
  • Die cut – Spellbinders Nestabilities “Fleur de Lis Rectangles”
  • Patterned paper – BoBunny “Jazmyne Plush”



  • Stamp – Unity Stamp “The Little Things”
  • Decorative border piece – K&Company
  • Die cut – Spellbinders Nestabilities “Labels Seventeen”
  • Edger punch – EK Success “Dotted Scallop”
  • Corner punch – Fiskars
  • Ribbon – American Crafts

OWH – Masculine Card Challenge


  • Stamps – My Favorite Things “Flopsey Fishing” (image and sentiment)
  • Die cuts – Spellbinder’s Nestabilities “Deckled Rectangles Large” and “Labels Seventeen”
  • Cardstock – Bazzill

This is a simple card that I dressed up by coloring the image with Copic markers and added some faux stitching around the edges. Then I popped up the image for some dimension. I made this for Operation Write Home as part of the current Masculine Card Challenge. Thanks for stopping by.

CPS Sketch 239

  • Patterned paper – Cosmo Cricket “Remnant” (both sides)
  • Stamp – Rubber Soul “Happy Birthday”
  • Die Cut – Spellbinders Nestabilities “Fancy Tags Two”
  • Rose – Prima Flowers
  • Ribbon

I made this rosy birthday card using the latest sketch at Card Positioning System (CPS): Sketch 239. Thanks for visiting.

Card Patterns Sketch #136

  • Bat image – Cosmo Cricket “Haunted” cardstock stickers
  • Candy accents – K&Company Spooktacular collection
  • Patterned papers – Rusty Pickle “Addams Family: Wednesday” and spiderweb paper from my stash (unknown)
  • Cardstock – Bazzill
  • Cuttlebug embossing folder – “Dots”
  • Raffia

Time to make Halloween cards! I used the Card Patterns Sketch #136 for this one. I was able to use a lot of bits and pieces, since I have so many for Halloween, to paper piece this card. Thanks for the visit and I’ll see you soon.


CDAC Progressive Challenge #4

  • CDAC Digital Stamp – by Daisy Doodles – colored with Copic markers
  • Sentiment stamp – Inkadinado “Greetings: Follow your dreams”
  • Cardstock – Bazzill
  • Die cuts – Spellbinders Nestabilities – “Standard Circles, Large” and “Lacey Circles”

This was one of the images from the Crafters Digital Art Challenges current progressive challenge I’m participating in. It was hand drawn by Julie Ball at Daisy Doodles and I colored it with Copic markers. There are a lot of different things you can do with this image and it is fun to color. Thanks for stopping by.

Operation Write Home – Christmas Card Challenge

  • Stamps – The Cat’s Pajamas “Candyland Christmas”
  • Patterned papers – Basic Grey “Jovial: Pomegranate” (red) and Echo Park Paper Company “Garland” (green)
  • Cardstock – WorldWin

I made this card for the Operation Write Home Christmas Card Challenge. I colored the penguins with Copic markers and inked the edges of the green and red pieces with Charcoal ColorBox Chalk ink. Thanks for stopping by.