Saturday, July 19, 2014

Viva la Verve Sketch & Inspiration #3 {Miss You Like Crazy}


Happy weekend! We have just had a wonderful 4 days with some relatives! Fishing, sightseeing and ice cream eating...it was all awesome! Today I got the chance to get inky and I really wanted to play along with the VLV Sketch Challenge. I love this sketch and the inspiration!



I wanted to try a new technique with my Copic markers and coloured the flower with some different aqua tone flicks. I also loved the texture of the twine and added some lacy ribbon, instead of the scallops. I hope you can see how I was inspired...wood, texture, colour and freshness. I added three sequins for a little bling. 



Thursday, July 17, 2014

CAS(E) this Sketch {Thinking of You}


Hello and welcome to another great sketch from CAS(E) this Sketch! I absolutely love this pretty sketch and got out a brand new Stampin' Up set called Peaceful Blooms to make my card. I stamped the main flower in Memento tuxedo black ink and coloured it with my Copic markers. Clean and simple...and one rounded corner for fun!


I hope you will come and play along with us over at CAS(E) this Sketch!



Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Just Us Girls #249 & Retro Sketches #123

If you are looking for my Paper Sweeties post, please CLICK HERE.


Good morning stamping friends! Today I am sharing a card I made just.for.fun. and I even played along with a couple of challenges. Hooray! I inked up a new set to me called Peaceful Petals by Stampin' Up. My inspiration came from the Woodgrain Challenge over at Just Us Girls and the sketch at Retro Sketches. I love playing along with challenges but time has been so short! I hope I can play along more often.


{Supplies Used}
Stamps: Peaceful Petals & Hardwood (SU!)
Inks: Memento Ink & Copics, Early Espresso
Papers: SU! Confetti White, Whisper White and Crumb Cake
Extras: So Saffron Grosgrain Ribbon


Paper Sweeties July Release Rewind!


Time for a new stamp release over at Paper Sweeties! Today I am sharing a clean and simple card using a stamp set called Firefighters and an older set called Stand Add On-Fall Harvest. I love the flower in that set!


Be sure to hop along to check out what the team made too...

Debbie Marcinkiewicz – Paper Sweeties

New Products & Links:


Firefighters
Sweeties Pets

Sweet Cuts - Home Tweet Home


Here are the rest of the projects I made for the current release! Happy Shopping!


Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Paper Sweeties July Release Party!


Time for a new stamp release over at Paper Sweeties! Today I am sharing a sweet little tag...purrfect for dressing up some treats for a friend and their new pet!


Be sure to hop along to check out what the team made too...

Debbie Marcinkiewicz – Paper Sweeties

New Products & Links:


Firefighters
Sweeties Pets

Sweet Cuts - Home Tweet Home



Monday, July 14, 2014

The Challenge #10 Winners and Three Top Picks

Thank you to everyone who played along with The Challenge #10! Before we get onto the winners, we wanted you to know that we have decided to take a summer break and The Challenge will be back on Monday, July 28th!
Here is the Main Winner and the Three Top Picks!
Main Winner:

I just adored how Kathy used the colours to make this pretty card!



Top Three Picks:
(in no particular order)




The Challenge will be back on Monday, July 28th! See you then!


SugarSketch 007 {Have a Super Birthday}


Today it is time for a brand new sketch challenge over at the SugarPea Designs blog! This challenge is the 7th challenge over at SugarPea aptly named...007! This made me think of James Bond and so I got out the "My Hero" set and went to work!


This set is totally fun and one that I HAD to order! I kept my colouring simple and added some fun designer papers! I fussy cut his briefcase...and added it to the side.

Store-My-Hero

Come and play along with us at the SugarPea Designs  blog! You do not need to use a SugarPea image to play but remember that each project you link up and share below is an entry to WIN a Gift Certificate to the SugarPea Designs Online Boutique worth up to $15!  One randomly selected winner will receive a $10 Gift Certificate to the SugarPea Designs Online Shoppe.  However, if the winning entry features a SugarPea Designs stamp we will increase the prize to $15!


Paper Sweeties July Release Countdown!


Time for a new stamp release over at Paper Sweeties! Today I am sharing a card and gift card holder I made for a Pet Sitter. I love how easy the sweet puppy image was to stamp and highlight with a Copic marker. This little gift set took minutes to make but it would be a nice way to thank the person who looks after your animals while you are away.



Be sure to hop along to check out what the team made too...

Debbie Marcinkiewicz – Paper Sweeties

New Products & Links:


Firefighters
Sweeties Pets

Sweet Cuts - Home Tweet Home


Sunday, July 13, 2014

Paper Sweeties July Release Sneak Peeks!


Time for a new stamp release over at Paper Sweeties! I made a little gift for a new dog owner. There are some yummy treats in that box!


Be sure to hop along to check out what the team made too...

Debbie Marcinkiewicz – Paper Sweeties

New Products & Links:



Firefighters
Sweeties Pets

Sweet Cuts - Home Tweet Home

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Exciting Crafting News!

If you are looking for my SugarPea Designs post, please scroll down or CLICK HERE.


Today is an exciting day as I get to announce my happy news! I am joining the team at CAS(E) this Sketch! I absolutely love the sketches at CTS and the design team inspires me so much! When Jackie first started the challenge, I never thought I could do a clean and simple design! Well, playing along at CTS has given me more confidence and although I do not think I am a true CAS designer, I do love to keep my cards clean! Thank you, Chrissy for welcoming me to the team!


This week's sketch is from Chrissy! She has created such a fun template to work with and I love that it is wide open for interpretation! I used a new stamp set from Stampin' Up called I Like You and paired it with a sentiment from MFT Stamps. I am such a sucker for floral designs and for colouring with my Copic markers.


Come and join us over at Case This Sketch! We would love to see you!


SugarPea Designs Stamp Release Day 4 {Spare Me, Beanstalk Collection}


Wow! Thank you so much for the lovely comments left on my blog! I really appreciate it! I am so excited to be designing for SugarPea Designs and your support means the world to me! I am pretty pumped about my card for today! EEK! Today I am showcasing the Spare Me stamp set! I tried something NEW...a Side Step Card. There is a terrific tutorial over at Splitcoast Stampers....click HERE for the link. 


Would you like to WIN the SpareMe stamp set?! Hop along and visit with the SugarPeas and guests, leaving some comment love along the way! One lucky person will be randomly selected to win the Spare Me stamp set!



I thought the Side Step card would be a great "bowling alley" look...even with the hills and valleys! I cut out all the stamped bowling pins and adhered them with glue dots. Easy peasy and lots of fun!


Our fabulous July release is available in the SugarPea Designs Online Shoppe  right NOW! Please click here to shop – and if you are lucky enough to win a set you’ve already purchased, you can choose another of the same value! Here is a recap of the cards I made using the new release. I love these sweet images! 


Also, be sure to join us tomorrow and hop along with our amazing new ProjectPeas as they showcase even more inspiration using these amazing sets – we’ll be giving away the ENTIRE release to one lucky commenter! Good luck!



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