Friday, March 6, 2015

Bring on the Green Blog Hop!

Digi image:  From the Heart Stamps 'Birdbrain Needs Coffee'.  Cardstock:  My Favorite Things 'Brown Paper Bag', SU 'Almost Amethyst', DCWV 'Citrus Stack', K&Co. 'Sweet Nectar', GP110 white.  Ink:  Copics, Stardust glitter pen.
Welcome to our From the Heart Stamps blog hop!

Our theme this month is Going Green.

As you hop along, please leave a comment on each entry. One random commenter will be selected on each blog to win an image of choice from the FTHS store. And additionally, one commenter on the From the Heart Stamps blog will be selected to win a $15 gift voucher to the store!

If you have arrived from Imke's Creations, you are in the right place.  If not, why don’t you start on the From the Heart Stamps blog, so you don’t miss anything.

For my project, I showcased one of my all-time favorite digis, 'Birdbrain Needs Coffee' -- maybe its because I can relate??

To go with the blog hop theme, I used green accents and also incorporated a recycling version of green by repurposing this Starbuck's drink sleeve as a gift card pocket:
Challenges entered include:
1) Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge #290.
2)  My Favorite Things Color Challenge #16.
3)  Spring Coffee Lover's Blog Hop:  Spring colors and a Spring chick!

Now head over to Jo Edward's and admire her creation!

Thanks for hopping with us today. The hop will end on Monday March 9th, 6 am EST. Winners will be posted on the From the Heart Stamps Blog on Wednesday March 11th.
 

Monday, March 2, 2015

Thanks for Brightening My Day!

Digi image and sentiment:  From the Heart Stamps 'Faithful Friends Gratitude'.  Cardstock:  PTI kraft.  DP:  Paper Studio 'Uptown Flair'.  Ink:  Copics, Sakura Stardust pen.  Acceesories:  prima flowers, Doodlebug glitter brads.
 It's time for more inspiration from I {Heart} Sketches courtesy of From the Heart Stamps
Here is our sketch with optional twist for this week's challenge:
For my card, I used the sketch and the twist -- there's glitter on the DP, glitter flowers, glitter brads, and even glitter accents on the sentiment!

Challenges entered include:
1)  Color Throwdown #331

Be sure to stop by the FTHS blog to join in the fun! Everyone who enters a card featuring a FTHS image wins a $1 credit to the store.
  



Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Celebrate!

Digi image:  From the Heart Stamps 'Gift Stack Birdbrain'.  Cardstock:  SU Real Red, GP110 white.  DP:  DCWV 'Celebration Stack'.  Ink:  Copics.  Accessories:  Sakura glitter pen, Bazzill ribbon.
It's time for more inspiration from I {Heart} Sketches courtesy of From the Heart Stamps


Here is our sketch with optional twist for this week's challenge:
I didn't use the twist because my daughter has 'borrowed' my Prisma pencils.  I did rotate the sketch to use this perfect digi to increase my ever-dwindling birthday card stash!
 
The inside sentiment reads 'Sorry this is late.  I didn't forget ... I was a little tied up!'.
 
Be sure to stop by the FTHS blog to join in the fun! Everyone who enters a card featuring a FTHS image wins a $1 credit to the store.
  

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Snow is a Four-Letter Word

Digi image:  From the Heart Stamps 'No Snow Birbrain'.  Cardstock:  kraft, My Favorite Things 'Cherry Crisp' and 'Nightshift Blue'.  DP:  We R Memory Keepers 'Winter Frost'.  Ink:  Copics.  Accessories:  SU glitter.
It's time for more inspiration from I {Heart} Sketches courtesy of From the Heart Stamps

For this weeks challenge you can pick your favorite sketch from the past. You find all previous/past sketches in the Gallery
For the “tWiSt”, select a “tWiSt” or inspirational board photo from FTH challenge, so mix and match!
 
For my card, I went with Sketch #49, an all-time favorite!
 
Challenges entered include:
1.  Paper Players #232:  Feathered Friends.  Birdbrains and snow -- what could be more appropriate for this week?
 
2.  My Favorite Things Color Challenge #15:  great masculine color combo for this nice, nice cardstock!
 
Be sure to stop by the FTHS blog to join in the fun! Everyone who enters a card featuring a FTHS image wins a $1 credit to the store.
  



Sunday, February 15, 2015

Always

Digi image and sentiment:  From the Heart Stamps 'Loves Me Birdbrain'.  Cardstock:  SU lavender, GP110 white.  DP:  Basic Grey 'Sugar Rush'.  Tools:  Spellbinders circles.
Just a reminder that we are almost halfway through February (can you believe it?) which means you only have a little over two weeks left to use this month's sweet 'Loves Me Birdbrain' digi on a project to earn the next Stamp of the Month for free! This digi is free with any $10 purchase at From the Heart Stamps.   Be sure to post your project HERE to be eligible.

Challenges entered for this card:
1)  Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge #287
2)  Color Throwdown #329

Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, February 9, 2015

Happy Birdday!

Digi image and sentiment:  From the Heart Stamps 'Surprised Birdbrain'.  Cardstock:  Textured green, GP110 white.  DP:  DCWV 'Celebration stack'.   
 It's time for more inspiration from I {Heart} Sketches courtesy of From the Heart Stamps
Here is our sketch with optional twist for this week's challenge:
For my card, I used the sketch, and twist -- see the pretty glitter embossing on the DP?
 
 
For the inside, I paired a sentiment from this brand-new set 'Surprised Birdbrain' and 'Birthday Birdbrain sentiments':
 
 
Challenges entered include:
2)  Simon Says 'All Things Bright and Beautiful':  Bright, happy DP as well as a creature bright and beautiful, according to my favorite books as a teen!
 

Be sure to stop by the FTHS blog to join in the fun! Everyone who enters a card featuring a FTHS image wins a $1 credit to the store.
  




Friday, February 6, 2015

Love is in the Air Blog Hop!

Digi image and sentiment:  From the Heart Stamps 'Ali's Paper Hearts'.  Cardstock:  textured red, GP110 white.  DP:  We R Memory Keepers 'Love Struck '.  Ink:  Copics.  Accessories:  Sizzix heart die.
Welcome to our From the Heart Stamps blog hop!

Our theme this month is Love is in the Air.

As you hop along, please leave a comment on each entry. One random commenter will be selected on each blog to win an image of choice from the FTHS store. And additionally, one commenter on the From the Heart Stamps blog will be selected to win a $15 gift voucher to the store!

If you have arrived from Imke's Creations, you are in the right place.  If not, why don’t you start on the From the Heart Stamps blog, so you don’t miss anything.

For my project, I showcased this adorable Ali and her furry friend, 'Ali's Paper Hearts'.  Challenges entered include:

1)  Always Playing with Paper Sketch Challenge #24:  fun sketch and they even provide dimensions!
2)  Creative Knockouts #75: Hearts Aflutter.  Lots of hearts between the DP and my new die.

Now head over to Jo Edward's and admire her creation!

Thanks for hopping with us today. The hop will end on Monday, February 9th, 6 am EST. Winners will be posted on the From the Heart Stamps Blog on Wednesday, February 11th.