Thursday, September 30, 2010

Just Magnolia #74, My Time to Craft #108, Stamptacular Sunday #78

Isn't that a sweet sentiment??? I mean... really... that is what we want to say most times but don't say it as simply. Autumn is such a beautiful time of year full of transition from the busy summer months, harvest time, cool crisp mornings, bright color everywhere, leaves rustling in the gentle breeze... all of that is caught up in this Magnolia stamp for me. She's just so sweet, ready for whatever the day might bring.
My Time To Craft #108 hosts challenge "Looks Like Autumn"
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #78 hosts challenge "Seasons of Change" using FALL colors.
Just Magnolia #74 sketch
Papers are DCVW Pocket Full of Posies and Cloud9 Harvest Holiday
Hero Arts Sentiment
Standing Fall Tilda
Cuttlebug for the die / embossed leaf

For The Love of My Boy...

My hubby and son went shopping a few nights back with a very specific list... you know how that can go... well, they came home with more than we needed and Liam got HIS own cartridge, lol. He is sooooo excited about the Wildlife Lite cart. He's been cutting animals and coloring them for days. Animals of all sizes. Who needs overlays when you can color or ink? Now that he 'gets' what ink can do he is having great fun. "Mommy, I need the Chestnut Roan for my Elk antlers over here!" Love it. Anyway, he asked me to make him a card with his new cartridge. This image of the Mommy bear and cub is totally cute. He was specific with his request. Had to be "boyish". Had to have an image only showing the mom and boy. Had to be an easel card. Wallah... here ya go kiddo!

Monday, September 27, 2010

Digital Delights Giveaway

Digital Delights is celebrating their tremendous first year success with a blog candy giveaway running though October 8th. They are giving away one Cricut Nursery Rhymes cart and the complete set of their Nursery Rhyme digis. They are adorable! Stop by and see their cute images!

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Project Tuesday, Totally Paper Crafts #35, Anything Goes #17, Cooking It Up With Katie #30

The theme at Project Tuesday is the Tri-fold Pocket Card. These little babies are fun... I've never made one so why not?! I love this K&Co Paper. It's been horded for far too long. Time to use the stuff in the stash! Stamped image is Inkadinkadoo's Cat & Friends in shops now. Totally adorable which brought me to Totally Paper Crafts #35 for their A Kind of Magic challenge and also Anything Goes Challenge Blog #17 - cute. I think it's cute, lol! And Cooking it up with Katie #30 for Something Sweet, Metal and Ribbon. Whew... first time for metal. Love these charms and a huge thanks to Kathrin for sharing her stash. About time I used one, right!?

My Time To Craft #107, Cards & More #9, Sketch Saturday #122, Fun With Shapes and More #66

Another great fall digi stamp from Mo's Digital Pencil. I love this little guy just laying back in the leaf pile he just worked so hard to rake! In my house it is the boy who plays after we do all the hard work but it is fun for us all the same!

The background paper is a print and rotate of the challenge at Cards and More this week. The challenge is to mimic the photo used but seriously the photo is stunning and the colors are absolutely beautiful! I printed the enlarged photo on transparent vellum, cropped and mounted the image rotated. The overlay on the strip of paper, leaf punches and behind the sentiment are also from this print.

My Time To Craft Challenge #107 is Kid's At Play
Fun With Shapes & More #66 is Lace using something punched (leaf handtool)
Sketch Saturday #122 was so fun to use for this card

Mo's Challenge Blog #50, Papertake Weekly-Animal Magic, Everybody-Art-Challenge #109

It's been a loooooooooooonnnnnggggg time for me to make a card. Today was a good day to color and craft with my son. I hopped on a few challenges to get me going. Fall is in the air here. This squirrel digi stamp from Mo's Digital Pencil is an all time favorite for me. The current challenge at Mo's Challenge Blog is Bling, Bling, Bling... well... how to bling up a a Squirrel??? Lot's of stickles :) It turned out pretty fun. I used Debbie Mumm's Harvest & Holiday papers and Prima First Blush CS. The sentiment is computer generated using Organic Elements font.

The card was made using Stamp & Fun = Creativity #13 Sketch (last weeks challenge).
Papertake Weekly Challenge - Animal Magic
Everybody-Art-Challenge #109 - Autumn