Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Tuesday Morning Sketches # 371

Hi everyone!  

Here's what I made for our Tuesday Morning Sketches challenge #371. It's an extra special week for me because I'm the sponsor too :) so I really hope you play along.  This fun sketch by Melissa was just asking (me anyway) to be made into a gift card pocket.  So guess what?  The prize is going to be a $5 gift card to Starbuck's and a $5 gift card to Hobby Lobby - two of my fav's.  I thought you could have a fun day spending those, then sippin' and craftin' what do you think?  If you don't have a blog and don't know how to link up your creation without one just let me know and I'll help you out.  

Here's a close up so you can see the CTMH shimmer - it's addicting!!

Now it's time to head on over and check out the other fab creations from the rest of the design team and of course please play along!!

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday Morning Sketches # 370

Happy Tuesday!

Here's what I made for Tuesday Morning Sketches #370.  As always it's a really fun sketch for you and a great sponsor! 

Joining us this week is Pink and Main and the prize - $15 store credit.  Michelle just released last week so there's a bunch of adorable new Christmas stamps and dies.

I hope you're able to head over and see what fun cards the rest of the design team made and play along with us this week!

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Tuesday Morning Sketches #369

Good morning and a happy terrific Tuesday to you!

This week our TMS sketch is brought to us by Debbie.  It's fantastic - it has some basic elements for a perfect jumping off point for our cards.  You are going to make this one a go to sketch.

Our sponsor this week is Crafty Sentiments - the prize is 3 digis of the winner's choice. I used their Christmas Circles Set You really NEED to check out the artwork from our design team - some so adorable and some so classy.  What style will you choose when you play along with us over at Tuesday Morning Sketches #369?

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Tuesday Morning Sketches #368

Well happy Tuesday to you, I hope you had a safe and enjoyable Labor Day weekend.  Time for another great sketch by Melissa over at Tuesday Morning Sketches.  Our entire DT did a great job with this and I'm sure you will too! 

This week we're sponsored by one of our favorite returning sponsors, DRS Designs Stamps.  Home of some the best, deeply etched red rubber stamps.  The prize is a $10 voucher.

I made my card for my daughter in-loves birthday this week, she loves sunflowers so I hope these will suffice. I used a Martha Stewart punch and microbeads for the centers. 

Now it's time to head on over, get inspired, join the fun and WIN!!


Saturday, September 3, 2016

MOJO Monday # 463 + Color Throwdown 408 + CTMH Create Kindness Card Kit

Whoa, hold the door this card was a BLAST to make!  The Color Throwdown #463 primary colors are so fun combined with MOJO Monday's #463 great  sketch topped off with a stamp from the Close to My Heart National Stamping Month celabratory Create with Kindness card kit.  It is a whopping 4" x 9 1/4" size card that I made to fit some shimmery envelopes that I've had a long time. Yes, blast was definitely the word for how I enjoyed making this card.  

The stamp says "You are special to me" but I masked it and added stickers to make it "us".  It's going to be a card from grandpa and I for one of our grandson's birthday this month. I also used a retired ballon stamp  along with CTMH papers. The papers as well as a current balloon stamp set (that I would have used if it were on my desk instead of  my wish list-lol) are available on my site pattir.closetomyheart.com

Sorry for the shadows, I really need more lighting in my craft room. I don't go into much detail regarding how I make my cards but I love answering questions if you have any.  I'm looking forward to sharing lots more cards with the Create with Kindness kit this month so I hope you pop back over here again soon.  

Thanks so much for stopping by :o)


Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tuesday Morning Sketches # 367

This week's sketch over at Tuesday Morning Sketches is by me - and it is certainly a challenge!  I don't know if you're still going to like me after you're done - lol.  The great part is that we have extra prizes for you.  

Our sponsor this week is actually two sponsors and not only is there 1 prize, there are 3!  First up we have a very nice lady that we all know and love.... Yes, former TMS DT member Grandma Bonnie has her own digital paper shop!  WE ARE 3© SHOP.

Bonnie's store is within the Miss Daisy Stamps shop, who is also sponsoring our challenge.

Heres's a note from Miss Daisy: 

Hi! Please visit Miss Daisy Stamps for fun and creativity featuring exclusive digital stamp collections, exclusive digital paper collections from We Are 3© and custom watermarks. The papers sponsored in this challenge are from We Are 3©, with the images from Miss Daisy's collection, all available at Miss Daisy Stamps. We welcome the opportunity to create with you. Happy Stamping! Love, Miss Daisy
SHOP Miss Daisy Stamps                                                                                                                            WE ARE 3© SHOP We Are 3 Shop 
LIKE Miss Daisy Stamps Facebook Page for a free Thank You gift  


First prize - 1 FREE digi of winner's choice from Miss Daisy's Collection PLUS 1 FREE
product from We Are 3© Shop
Second - 1 FREE digi of winner's choice from Miss Daisy's Collection
Third - 1 FREE digi of winner's choice from Miss Daisy's Collection

For my first card I was excited to use the images and paper from our sponsors but I totally apologize to you and to them that my printer is on the blink. I've replaced all the ink so I think it's the printer heads, so I'm probably just going to get a new printer.  Well anyway I wanted you to see the great texture at least for this paper but really it is supposed to print a beautiful metallic gold color.  I did the best I could for how it printed. You really need to see what the other design team members made to appreciate this paper.  The image is Autumn Wagon from Miss Daisy's too - so cute.  

Here's a link to the image and here's one for the paper 


I made a few other cards for simple examples to encourage you to play along.  If you have questions please don't hesitate to leave a comment and I'll answer this week.

Now it's time for you to head on over to Tuesday Morning Sketches and check out what our amazing Design Team has created an to play along.  Thanks so much for stopping by & have a NICE week!

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Tuesday Morning Sketches #366

Whoopsy!  So sorry for the late post.  I completely forgot that I didn't finish this up last night. 

I used Fall Loving Susie from Digital Delights by Looby Lou, our challenge sponsor this week.  You need to head on over to Tuesday Morning Sketch #366 to see what the rest of the design team created and to play along so you can maybe win some freebies from our sponsor. 

I colored Fall Loving Susie the same colors as my granddaughter's little school uniform.  I think I got a little carried away with my sprinkle stamp on my second card but oh well...

Thanks so much for stopping by & have a WONDERFUL week!