Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Winter Blessings in July

Digi image and sentiment:  FTHS 'Winter Friends'.  Ink:  Copics.  Cardstock:  GP110, Really Red, DP unknown source.  Embellishments:  Sakura glitter pen, Martha Stewart "Snow' glitter.
Welcome to Christmas in July!  The temperatures have been pleasantly cool, but not quite this cool!
I had to show off this adorable digi, the July edition of From the Heart Stamps' Stamp of the Month, Winter Friends.  Check out this fun challenge HERE and learn how you can receive a free digi each month.
The sketch is courtesy of I {heart} sketches #74, but I didn't quite complete the card in time to enter that challenge.  Running a week behind is the story of my summer!
Wishing you cooler weather and good friends!

Tuesday, June 24, 2014


Digi image:  From the heart Stamps 'Super Birdbrain'.  Cardstock:  Riding Hood Red,  Neenah White, DP unknown source.  Ink:  Copics.
 June brings us another fun Stamp of the Month courtesy of From the Heart Stamps!  Doesn't the patriotic DP I found in my hoard go well with 'Super Birdbrain'?
The set also includes several sentiments; I went with this multi-purpose saying:
The sketch is courtesy of Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge #224.
Be sure to join the fun at the Stamp of the Month challenge and you will earn the July stamp for free! 

Saturday, May 31, 2014

A Little Birdie Told me

Image:  Pure Innocence.  Cardstock:  Wild Wasabi, Real Red.  DP:  Simple Stories.  Ink:  Memento, Copics.
A friend from Splitcoast sent me this adorable image; it was so fun to color! I added mini 3-D hearts to coordinate.

Thanks, Patti!

Monday, May 26, 2014

What's Up, Chick?

Digi image and sentiment:  FTHS 'What's Up Chick'
Cardstock:  Black, Neenah white, Paper Studio 'Glitter Stack'
Ink:  Copics
Tool:  My Favorite Things scallop die, Nestabilities circle dies

Welcome to From the Heart Stamps' I {heart} Sketch Challenge #68!  Here is our sketch :
The extra twist this week is an easy one -- add a sentiment!

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Gardens and Friends


Digi image and sentiment:  FTHS 'Whimsy Garden Fence',  Cardstock:  kraft, Simple Stories 'Summer Fresh', Neenah white.  Ink:  Copics.  Accessories:  buttons.

 Welcome to From the Heart Stamp's I {heart} sketches #67:


 The added twist for this week is tic-tac-toe style; just choose three boxes, horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.  I chose the center row with stitching (on the image and DP), digi, and buttons.

Here is the inside of the card:
Don't you love the sweet sentiment included in this set?
This image is the May Stamp of the Month.  If you decided to use it, be sure to link to the Stamp of the Month challenge so you can receive the June SOTM image for free!

Monday, May 12, 2014

Flowers For You

Digi image and sentiment:  FTHS 'Flower Chick'.  Cardstock:  Kraft, Red, Neenah white, Simple Stories 'Summer Fresh' DP.  Ink:  Copics.  Dies:  PTI mini roses.
Welcome to From the Heart's I {heart} Sketches #66!  Here is this week's sketch:
The twist for this week is to use felt -- see my flowers? 
Now it's time actually get into my garden and plant some real flowers!

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Wow, Mom!

Digi image:  From the Heart Stamps 'Mom is Wow'.  Cardstock:  SU Wild Wasabi, Neenah White, DCWV 'Nana's Kitchen Stack'.  Ink:  Copics.
 Welcome to this week's I {heart} Card Sketch #65!  Here is this week's fun sketch:
The special twist for this week is a 1, 2, 3 challenge:  Use 1 ribbon, 2 designer papers, and 3 embellishments.
 There are several sentiments that come with the 'Mom is Wow' digi set; I chose to go with this one for Mother's Day:
Now I need to get it out in the mail so it won't be another late card!