Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Cupcake Flopsy

Another layout inspired by Julee:
What I used:

Cupcake Flopsy by My Favorite Things
Brilliant White, Frosted Kiwi, and Baby Pink Medium cardstock by Prism
Go Play patterned cardstock by Daisy D's
Circle and Scalloped Circle Nesties
Swiss Dots Cuttlebug Folder
Inkssentials White Pen
Stardust Stickles
Broken China Distress Stickles
PrismaColor colored pencils
Swirl Organdy Ribbon

Thanks for visiting!

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Love Grows

Moving right along . . . here's a card suitable for Valentine's Day:

What I used:

Heart Flowers by Paper Inspirations
Sentiment by American Art Stamp
Brilliant White cardstock by Prism
Black Magic Cardstock by Core'dinations
Patterned Cardstock by Cosmo Cricket
Onyx Black Versafine ink
Rocket Red Brilliance ink
Spanish Olive Versamagic ink
D'Vine Swirls Cuttlebug Folder
Tim Holtz Sanding Grip (sanded the Black Magic cardstock after embossing it with the D'Vine Swirls CB Folder -- pretty cool, huh?)
Long Rectangle, Long Scalloped Rectangle and Ribbon Tag Trio Nesties
Fine-tip black pen
Black Grosgrain Ribbon

Thanks for stopping by today!

Friday, December 26, 2008

I Don't Wanna Count It

Yep . . .it's time for me to do inventory again . . .and the less I have to count, the better!

Sooooo . . . there's a Year End Clearance Sale happening at our online store with savings up to 60%! Quantities are limited, so get your orders in early!

Ready? Click here to start saving!

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you all a very Happy Holiday! May it be filled with family, friends, love and chocolate!

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

My Favorite Things

Finally getting around to showing samples provided by My Favorite Things . . .
I'm really liking these stamps!

Monday, December 22, 2008

Thanks a Bunch

A pretty quick and easy card:

Bunch . . . bananas . . .get it? I love this paper! And it goes perfectly with all those Changito stamps that have made their way into my studio at home . . .
What I used:
Changito the Monkey by Stampendous
Onyx Black Versafine ink
Brilliant White, Stormy Dark, and Intense Yellow cardstock by Prism
Patterned cardstock by Daisy D's
Oval Nesties
Red Grosgrain ribbon
PrismaColor colored pencils

Thanks for stopping by today!

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Happy New Year!

I know I said this before, but whenever I'm stuck and find myself unable to create, I head on over to Poetic Artistry.

Julee has amazing sketches and lots of inspiration (not to mention some great stamps!) . . . seriously, the next time you need a little kickstart, go over there.

Here's a card that was inspired by one of her Mojo Monday sketches:
What I used:

Penguin stamp by The Cat's Pajamas
Sentiment stamp by Hero Arts
Star Swirl stamp by Impression Obsession
Onyx Black Versafine ink
Brilliant White, Frosted, Vibrant and Intense Teal cardstock by Prism
Dippety Do Dots patterned cardstock by Sassafras Lass
Star Nesties
PrismaColor colored pencils

Thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

New Magenta!

Wa-hooo! New images from Magenta have arrived! Okay, the images are actually by Crafty Individuals, but Magenta manufactures the stamps . . .

Click here to see the rest!

Monday, December 15, 2008

Hero Arts 2009 Catalog Debut!

Yippee!! The new images are now available for order! Click here to go get 'em!

Thursday, December 11, 2008

New Stuff!

Yahoo! It's here! The NEW Metallic Crackle Paint (and Picket Fence) from Tim Holtz has arrived!
And . . .cute cute cute cardstock from DaisyD's has arrived!
And . . . Cupcake Flopsy from My Favorite Things has arrived! He is soooooo cute!

And . . . the Hero Arts 2009 Catalog Debut is coming! Stay tuned . . .the new images will be available for order on or about Dec. 15th!

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Twiggy Tree

A fairly quick and easy card:

What I used:

Stamps by Impression Obsession
Suede Brown Light cardstock by Prism
Patterned paper by Amuse
Rich Cocoa Memento ink

Thanks for visiting today!

Sunday, December 07, 2008

It's A Little Box

. . . and it's hard to see that in the picture . . .
What I used:

Stamp by Inkadinkado
Brilliant White and Classic Red cardstock by Prism
Patterned paper by Amuse
Classic Circle and Scalloped Circle Nesties
Swirl Organdy Ribbon
PrismaColor colored pencils

Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, December 05, 2008

A Tribute to Maggie

One month ago today, our Sweet Maggie crossed over the Rainbow Bridge. We miss her so much. It took a few weeks before I could look through her pictures, but I wanted to make something for her. . . so I made this:

You can see each individual page by scrolling down. If you'd like to read The Story of Maggie and our lives with her, you can do so by clicking here. (it's a long read)

What I used:

Lacing Card Kit, Chipboard Buttons, & Chemistry Paper Crafting Kit by Cosmo Cricket
Vintage Photo Distress Ink
Classic Oval and Scalloped Oval Nesties
Acrylic Paint
Ribbons, buttons and flowers from my stash
Thanks for visiting.

Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Noel Angel

This is a short, slimline card measuring 3" x 5.5". I created the card to be this size so I could make a matching envelope using my Enveloper.

What I used:

Christmas Silhouettes stamps by Inkadinkado
Cloudy Blue, Sailboat Blue, and Denim Adirondack Pigment ink pads
Brilliant White and Twilight Dark cardstock by Prism
Patterned paper by DaisyD's
Swirl Organdy Ribbon
Silver brad

Thanks for visiting!

Monday, December 01, 2008

Changito Elf

Love this little monkey! This was a pretty quick and easy card:

What I used:

Changito Elf by Stampendous
Merry Merry by American Art Stamp
Brilliant White, Cream Puff and Intense Kiwi cardstock by Prism
Onyx Black Versafine ink

Pear Tart Memento ink
Ink blending foam
Prismacolor pencils
Red Mini Ric Rac

Thanks for stopping by today!