Friday, June 30, 2017

You Warm my Heart

Hello there coffee lovers!
Just popping in to share a coffee themed card with you!
i'm playing along with the 2017 Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop...
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Today's card I used stamps from Jane's Doodles, Coffee Time.
I inked up the background with some light pink ink from Color box in shabby pink. Than I stamped all the images with Memento black ink, fussy cut and colored with Copic Markers.
I colored the mugs with shades BG10 and BG15, E74, and E71. I used shades C1, C3, C5, BG70, E49, E59 and colorless blender for the coffee pot. The hearts were colored with R81. I added some white accents with a gel pen and scattered some sequins.

Thanks for peeking!

Michelle

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Join me for Coffee

Hello there!
Today I am stopping by to share a card with you...
I'm playing along with the long anticipated 2017 Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop... I bet you are too!
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I also used the sketch from The Paper Players...

I used a few stamp sets from Paper Sweeties, who is one of the Super Sponsors!!!! The sentiments are from Coffee, Yes Please. The coffee mug and sugar cubes are from Eat Cake and coordinating dies, Eat Cake Sweet Cuts.
The steam die is from the set Sweet Cuts Party Time ( not actually steam ;). 
I watercolored the cardstock with some distress inks in picked raspberry and mustard seed. I stamped the images with blackink from Memento and colored the mug and sugar with Copic Markers in shades BG000, BG01, W0 and W2. I added some wink of stellar to the sugar cubes.
I embossed the sentiment with white embossing powder onto black cardstock. I scattered some clear sequins and used dies from My Favorite Things, Stitched Mini Scallop Circle dies and Mama Elephant's All Prettied Up die.

Also adding this to The Challenge... key words bright and watercolor

Thanks for stopping by for a peek!!!!

Michelle

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Amazing

Hello there!
How are you all doing?
Hope you are enjoying some fine weather!

Just stopping by to share a card with you...
Yes, I have fallen in love with these florals from Jane's Doodles, Bloom!!! It's been fun to make up different bouquet arrangements! I added pattern papers from My Mind's Eye ( pink stripe) and Teresa Collins ( yellow numerical). 
 I hand drew a few stems for the bouquet. I stamped the flowers and leaves with black ink from Memento and a bit of masking. I drew the stems with pencil and than traced them with a fine tip sharpie marker.
 I used some Copic Markers to color... for the pink bloom I used W00, RV10, R81, R83 and R85. For the yellow blooms I used E0000, YR000, Y23. For the leaves I used YG61, YG63, YG 67 and T9. I added some white accents with a gel pen but now wish I did not add them. 
I used a word die, Amazing, from Verve Stamps, Amazing Adjectives Word Die Set. I used black cardstock than brushed some wink of stella over the word a few times. Love that shimmer! I added a twine bow and some clear sequins.

I am playing along with a few challenges...
Addicted to Stamps and More...Happy 5th Birthday!

Simon Says Stamp... use pattern paper
and Tic Tac Toe Challenge... bow, twine, yellow


Thanks for peeking!!!

Michelle

Friday, June 16, 2017

Birthday Bouquet

Hello there!
TGIF and the last day of school!!!!
I'm stopping by tonight to share a card with you...
I could not wait to ink up this stamp set from Jane's Doodles, Bloom!!!! I chose this set as my 'freebie' for being a spotted winner when you use #janesdoodles on instagram!!! Thank you Jane!!!

First I stamped a few blooms and leaves onto white cardstock and left them uncolored. I stamped a few blooms and leaves onto cardstock with black ink from Memento. I colored them with Copic Markers. For the peach bloom I used R20, R22, R24, R27 and YR24. For the yellow bloom I used Y11, Y13 and Y15. For the leaves I used BG99, YG67, YG63, YG61 and YG11. I added a light hue with BG000 and faded it with colorless blender. I added some whire accents with a gel pen.

I die cut a glittery frame using Avery Elle's postage stamp die and glitter cardstock from My Favorite Things. For a finishing touch I added a few clear sequins from Pretty Pink Posh.

I am playing along with a few challenges...

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That's it for now...thanks for stopping by for a peek!!!

Michelle

June 16: Paper Sweeties June 2017 New Release Rewind!

Hello again!
Today is the last day of the Paper Sweeties Release!

Today we create projects that utilize the newest release with a mix of previously released sets...
My daughter and I were creafting together getting ready for the Sweeties release! It is just so precious to share craft time with her!
I loved the card she created using Paper Sweeties I just had to share...
My Natalie loves butterflies! She used the new Aloha, and Oval Scallop Frames Sweet Cuts. The butterfly is from the set Bee Happy. She stamped the images with black ink from Memento and colored with Copic Markers. She die cut the frames a few times than trimmed them to fit like a scalloped edge. She used pattern papers from Simple Stories. Isn't this the sweetest!!!!

Hope you will craft with your kids too!!!

Hop along with us for some fun projects!


Thanks for peeking!

Michelle

Thursday, June 15, 2017

June 15: Paper Sweeties June 2017 New Release Party!

Hello there!
Welcome back to the Paper Sweeties June Release!

The release is now available for purchase in the Sweeties Shop, What's New!

I used pattern papers from Craft Smith and Paper Sweeties Stamp Set Aloha and Oval Scallop Frames Sweet Cuts. I added a few extras from the set At The Beach
I stamped all the images with black ink and colored them with Copic Markers. I added some twine and cloth from Michaels.

Hope you'll stop by the designers blogs for some inspiration!

Thanks for peeking!
See you again tomorrow!

Michelle

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

June 14: Paper Sweeties June 2017 New Release Sneak Peeks!

Hello there!

Debbie has a new Sweeties Doll...Madison!!!! 


I used pattern papers from Theresa Collins and My Mind's Eye.

Tha Paper Sweeties products will be available for purchase tomorrow! I stamped the image with black ink from Memento and colored them with Copic Markers.

Hope you will hop along with us...
See back here tomorrow for more release!!!

Michelle

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Paper Sweeties Challenge - June 2017 Anything goes!

Hello there Paper Sweeties Fans!
Happy June 1st!!!
Time for a new challenge...
Hope you will play along with us at Paper Sweeties...can't wait to see what you create!!!
Here is my take on the photo...

I used a few Paper Sweeties stamp sets, Homegrown, Fresh Baked, and Love You to Pieces
I randomly stamped the background with black ink from Memento and colored with Copic Markers. I'll edit this post later and jot down the colors I used. I added a twine bow and some scattered some sequins you can find in the Sweeties Shop! 
Come hop along with the design team for some inspirtaion!

Thanks for peeking!

Michelle