Thursday, July 31, 2014

Time for a new challenge over at the My Besties Aussie Challenge Blog

Hello and welcome my blogging friends!  I am super excited today as I start my fun time as a new member of My Besties Aussie Challenge Blog. This is a once a month challenge, so you will have lots of time entering your creations. So with no further ado let me share my creation with you all. I have decided to make a tag, you all know I love tags, right? The challenge this month is a Bingo card and you choose which way you want to go, just like playing Bingo,  but you choose the embellishments you use. So here is my tag



Paper: Recycled chipboard (for my tag base), Recollections blue, PTI white, DP DCWV French Country Stack, The Paperstudio Kirby Teesedale

Image: My Besties - Sherri Baldy img. 347

Inks: Memento Angel Pink, VersaFine Onyx Black, Copics

Accessories: Spellbinders Grand Labels 4, Fancy Tags Two, Labels 17, Timeless Rectangles, Cheery Lynn Designs Small Exotic Butterflies, seam binding in white, pink and light pink, lace, lace appliques, rhinestone chain, WOC and other flowers, acrylic wheat pick, pearl pick, Snow Tex

This is the Bingo card chart I chose from and I went with

Punches/Die Cuts   *   Flowers   *   Lace/Ribbon

If you have a minute I truly would appreciate you telling what you thing about my tag. For all of the details on this fun challenge make sure you'll check out the My Besties Aussie Challenge Blog  and also to see all of the wonderful creations by the Design Team!

Thanks so very much for stopping by and have a super creative day!


Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Come and join us for CCC#16

Hello and welcome to a new Creative Colors Challenge!  Thanks to all that took the the time to play along in the last challenge, it is always fun to see your entries.  This time around we have some fun new colors to work with and here is what I came up with

Believe in the impossible


Paper: PTI White, Perfect Plum, DP First Edition Floral Pavilion, Kaisercraft True Romance

Inks: Memento Angel Pink

Accessories: Spellbinders Floral Ovals, ODBD Fancy Foliage, Vintage flourish Pattern, resin birds, white 4mm flat back pearl trim, white Venise lace, seam binding, tulle pearl pick, WOC and other paper flowers, Wink of Stella in clear (used on birds) Poppy Stamps Vintage Bird Cage, flat back pearls, Snow Tex

Size: 5.5" x 5.5"

And here is the inspiration photo

                                  Pink + Purple + White PLUS use TWO PATTERN PAPERS

Our sponsor this week is Sami Stamps

To see what my Design Team sisters have come up with check out

Archana     *    Claudia   *   Jennifer   *   Tereese    *   Tanvi  

have come up with!   To see all the details for this fun challenge make sure you'll stop by the Creative Colors Blog

Well, this is it for me for today! Thanks so much for stopping by, it means a lot to me!

Before I sign off, here is a challenge I am adding my card to:

Sami Stamps #-15  Add Polka Dots

Have a super creative day!


Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Hello there and welcome to CCC#15!

Happy Tuesday my friends! It is time for a new Creative Colors Challenge and today we have some beautiful colors to work with. For today's card I have tried very hard, not to add any extra flowers....yeah, that was kind of hard for me, but I did not want to take away of the beauty of these gorgeous roses in my image. Take a look and see for yourself


Paper:  PTI White, DP DCWV The French Country Stack

Image: Bugaboo  Rose Bud Tag

Inks:  Palette Moulin Rouge, Copics

Accessories: Venise lace in white, tulle, pearl spray, white crinkled seam binding, crystal heart button, half pearl, flat back pearl trim, butterfly jewelry piece, Want2Scrap pearl flourish

Size: 5.5" x 5.5"

This weeks color palette  
White    *   Red   *   Pistachio green   *  Plus Add Buttons

To see what my fellow teammates have come up with please visit

Archana   *    Claudia   *   Jennifer   *   Rose   *  Tanvi

To find out who won the last challenge make sure you'll stop by the CCC Blog.

This is it for me for today, got some catching up to do, my girls are back in school and a little bit of my routine returns. :D

Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope that you will find some time to play along.


Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Welcome to the ODBD July Release Hop!

Hello there and welcome to the Our Daily Bread Designs July Release Hop!  This month it is all about the banners in the stamps and the brand new Custom dies. For my two cards I chose "Patriotic Pennants" and the die set "Pennants" have a look and see my super patriotic cards, just in time for the 4th of July. My first card is sort of an invitation to a 4th of July picnic


Paper: White, Fine Linen, Brilliant Blue, Cork paper, DP K&Company Patriotic stack

Stamps: ODBD Patriotic Pennants

Inks: Versafine Onyx Black, Adirondack Denim, Palette Moulin Rouge, Tim Holtz Distress Ink Tea Dye

Accessories: ODBD Custom Dies Pennants, Vintage Labels, Burlap string, red/white grosgrain ribbon, red acrylic stars, Wilton doily, picnic charms

Size: 4.25" x 5.5"

And here is my second card. This one is a huge thank you card for a service member and kept fairly masculine, have a look.

Thank You For Your Service


Paper: Corrugated Card base, Poppy Red, Fine Linen, Rustic Cream, DP Bo Bunny Anthem Collection, Cork paper

Stamps: ODBD Patriotic Pennants, Not Forgotten (July 2011 release)

Inks: Palette Moulin Rouge, Tim Holtz Distress Ink Tea Dye, Range Adirondack Denim, VersaFine Onyx Black

Accessories: ODBD Custom dies Pennants , Burlap ribbon, red/white grosgrain ribbon, acrylic star embellishment

Size: 5.25" x 5.25"

So, what do you think? Isn't that stamp set and those dies just fabulous?  I hope I was able to inspire you! For so more inspiration from my Sister Sticks head on over to see

Julie * Grace * Chris * Lori * Cathy * Sandee * Dawn * Angie * Lisa * Wanda * Audrey * Sabrina (that's me ;D)

If you should encounter any problems during this Hop, please go to the Our Daily Bread Designs Blog.

And what would a Hop be without any prizes?

Three winners will be randomly chosen from the comments left on the designers blogs to receive a $15 Gift Certificate to the ODBD Store, to be used toward the purchase of ODBD Stamps. You have until July 2, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. EDT to leave your comments! The Winners will be posted on the ODBD Blog on July 3rd, so be sure to check back to see if you won!

Thanks so very much for stopping by today! I pray that each and every one of you has a fabulous day!

Hugs and blessings,

Check out the Creative Colors Challenge # 14

Hello and welcome to the Creative Colors Challenge #14!  This time around we are going all patriotic and are using the classic color combo  "Red   -    White   -   Blue plus add a Banner".  For my card today I have chosen an image from Sami Stamps and a sentiment from Sentimental Susan. Yes, we have two fabulous sponsors today and this is what I have come up with

Thanks So Much


Paper: PTI White, Spring Rain, DP My Minds Eye Moments

Images: SamiStamps   Butterfly-Flower   and  Sentimental Susan Thanks A Lot

Inks:   Copics, Wink of Stella pen clear

Accessories: Spellbinders Labels 28, Memory Box Elegant Scrollwork, white satin ribbon, white lace, rhinestone and pearl jewelry piece, tulle and pearl pick, WOC rose and sweetheart blossoms ( FB Group Secret Garden) 

Size: 5.5" x 5.5"

Here is the new color palette and inspiration picture

     Navy Blue   *   Red   *   White   * Plus add a banner

Well, this is my card for this challenge, I hope I was able to inspire you. To see what the rest of the Design Team has come up with, make sure you'll check out

Archana       *   Claudia   *   Rose    *   Tanvi   *   Tereese

have come up with!    To see the winner of the last challenge please visit the Creative Colors Blog!

Thanks so much for visiting today!

Have a super creative day!