Thursday, June 22, 2017

Love Life

Hello there!  It's my turn to host over on the Kennedy Grace Creations blog today.  I've created a fun summer card.  Love these colors :-)  I used a Heidi Swapp stencil with some Distress crayons.  I blended the crayon with my fingers--too fun!


Recipe:
Kennedy Grace Creations - Splendid Rose stamp set
Kennedy Grace Creations - Red Sangria, Blue Lagoon sequin mixes
Tim Holtz - Distress crayons - worn lipstick, Twisted Citron, Broken China
Heidi Swapp - Mini words stencil
Pretty Pink Posh - Stitched borders #4 - die set
pop dots
Glossy Accents

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a good one.

Cindy---

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Happy Father's Day

Hello there!  I hope you're having a great Father's Day!  This is the card I sent to my dad.
Recipe:
Unity Stamp Co - For the Guys stamp kit
Core'dinations paper
Tim Holtz - Sanding tool, Distressing tool
The Paper Studio - Herringbone embossing folder
Stamp Patch - sentiment stamp
brads

Thanks for stopping by today. 

Cindy

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Mix It Up #2: Stamping

Hello there!  It's time for the reminder post over on the Mix It Up challenge blog.  Our theme this time is Anything Goes (w/optional twist of stamping). 

I made a Father's Day card.  I embossed, sanded, distressed and stamped on this card.

Recipe:
Unity Stamp Co - For the Guys stamp kit, Hello, It's Me stamp kit
Cuttlebug embossing folder - Skyward set
Core'dinations paper
Tim Holtz - sanding tool, distressing tool
The Paper Studio - Spare Parts brads
Sew Easy floss

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us at Mix It Up.

Cindy---

CCAYR: June - Gingerbread House, House, Cabin, etc.

Hi there!  It's time for the mid-month reminder post over on the Christmas Card All Year Round blog.  Our theme this month is:  Houses (Gingerbread, cabin, vacation spot).  Check the blog for the prize for playing along for this month. 

Recipe:
Gingerbread Cricut cart - house @ 4 1/2"
Pink Paislee - Merry & Bright stack - all patterned papers
Tim Holtz - Season's Greetings word die set (believe)
black bling
Sew Easy floss

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us at CCAYR.

Cindy---

Friday, June 9, 2017

WW: Add Snowflakes

Hello there!  It's time for another wonderful challenge over on the Winter Wonderland blog.  Our theme this time is Add Snowflakes.  Our sponsor for this challenge is Little Claire Designs

Recipe:
Little Claire Designs - Bauble Hedgehog
colored pencils
Recollections - Red & White Christmas stack - red snowflake paper
Impression Obsession - Holiday border stamp set
pearl bling
Glossy Accents
Diamond Stickles

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come join in our Snowflake challenge over on the Winter Wonderland blog.

Cindy---

Monday, May 22, 2017

A Blessing From Above

Hello there!  It's my turn to host over on the Kennedy Grace Creations blog today.  I've made another cute baby tag. 
 
Recipe:
Kennedy Grace Creations - Sweet Baby Mine stamp set
Kennedy Grace Creations - Frozen sequins mix
Kraft cardstock
Plantin Schoolbook Cricut cart - tag @ 5 1/2
Tim Holtz stencil - chevrons
Tim Holtz Distress Crayon - Seedless Preserves
Bella Blvd - washi tapes
Glossy Accents
Pony beads
Natural jute twine
pop dots
 
Thanks for stopping by today. 
 
Cindy---
 
 

Monday, May 15, 2017

Mix It Up #1: Embossing

Hello there!  It's time for the reminder post for the first challenge over on the Mix it Up blog.  Our theme this time is Anything Goes w/an optional twist Embossing. 
Recipe:
Core'dinations cardstock
Anna Griffin Cuttlebug - Aviary embossing folder
Tim Holtz sanding tool
The Paper Studio - Pink Rose trim
The Paper Studio - Frayed Canvas trim
string pearls
Pretty Pink Posh - scallop squares die
Heidi Swapp Fronts, Phrases, & Icons Cricut cart - love @ 3"
Kennedy Grace Creations - Tinkerbelle's Sparkle sequins mix
Glossy Accents

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us at Mix It Up.

Cindy---

CCAYR: May - Precipitation

Hello there!  It's time for the mid-month reminder post over on the Christmas Cards All Year Round blog.  Our theme this month is Precipitation (ice, snow, rain, etc).  Pop on over to the blog for all the details on what you could win for playing along. 

Recipe:
Miss Daisy Designs digi - Holiday Cheer Snowman
colored pencils
Recollections - Say Freeze stack - all patterned papers
Kraft cardstock
Plantin Schoolbook Cricut cart- tag @ 5 1/2"
Distress Crayon - Antique Linen  -I used this to add some color to the background around the stamp.  I just smudged it in with my fingers.
American Crafts - brown sugar lace
Dress It Up- Christmas button
natural jute twine

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us at CCAYR.

Cindy---

Friday, May 12, 2017

Kisses & Cuddles

Hello there!  It's my turn to host over on the Kennedy Grace Creations blog today.  I've made a cute, little baby girl tag. 
Recipe:
Kennedy Grace Creations - Sweet Baby Mine
Kennedy Grace Creations - Baby Blanket sequins
colored pencils
Tags, Bags, Boxes and More Cricut cart - tag @ 5 1/2"
Distress Crayon - Pickled Raspberry
Tim Holtz Stencils - splatters, cargo
yellow ombre lace
hot pink jute twine
Diamond Stickles
Glossy Accents

Thanks for stopping by today.

Cindy---

Winter Wonderland: Favorite Christmas Color Combo

Hello there!  It's been a minute since I last posted a project.  LOL!  Anyway, it's time for another great Christmas challenge over on the Winter Wonderland blog.  Our theme this time is Favorite Color Combo.  Our wonderful sponsor is Pink Gem Designs.

At the moment, I'm loving red, white and grey for a Christmas color combo.

Recipe:
Pink Gem Designs digi - Sleeping Polar Bear
colored pencils
EK Success edge punch - snowflakes
Recollections - Red & White Christmas - all patterned papers
Diamond Stickles (snow, hat)
Glossy Accents ( candy)
pop dots

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us at Winter Wonderland.

Cindy---

Cindy---

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Congratulations

Hello there!  It's my turn to host over on the Kennedy Grace Creations blog today.  I've got another cute baby card to share.  I've used the stamp set Sweet Baby Mine and the Winter Mint sequin mix.
 
I stamped the image on the green dot patterned paper and colored it.  Then to add some dimension I stamped the image again on a scrap of white cardstock and then colored it and fussy cut it out trimming off his mane and tail.  Then I used pop dots to add the dimension.
 

Recipe:
Kennedy Grace Creations - Sweet Baby Mine stamp set
Kennedy Grace Creations - Winter Mint sequin mix
colored pencils
Elegant Edges Cricut cart - bird2@5 1/4"
pop dots
Glossy Accents

Thanks for stopping by today.

Cindy---

Saturday, April 15, 2017

CCAYR: April - Flowers

Hello there!  It's time for the mid-month reminder post over on the Christmas Cards All Year Round challenge blog.  Our theme this time is flowers. 

I decided to do a mixed media type card.  I used watercolors, stamps, texture paste and a stencil.  Love how it turned out.
Recipe:
Strathmore watercolor paper
Artist's Loft pearlescent watercolors
Unity Stamp Co - SMAK kit - Dec '16 (flower), Believe in the Magic kit (sentiment)
DecoArt Dimensional Texture Paste
Tim Holtz Holiday Knit stencil

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us this month at CCAYR.

Cindy---

Friday, April 14, 2017

WW - Cute Christmas

Hello there!  It's time for another great Christmas challenge over on the Winter Wonderland blog.  Our theme this time is Cute Christmas.  Our sponsor is Miss Daisy Stamps.
Recipe:
Miss Daisy Stamps - Holiday Cheer Snowman
watercolor pencils
water brush
Diamond Stickles
black bling
DCWV - Winter Wonder stack - blue print paper
The Paper Studio - Christmas Basics stack - red snowflake paper
Plantin Schoolbook Cricut cart - oval @ 3 1/2"
Pretty Pink Posh - scallop border die
pop dots

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us at Winter Wonderland.

Cindy---

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

It's a Boy

Hello there!  It's my turn to host over on the Kennedy Grace Creations blog today.  I've got a cute baby boy card to share with you using the adorable Sweet Baby Mine stamp set and the Frozen sequin mix by Kennedy Grace Creations. 
 
 
Recipe:
Kennedy Grace Creations - Sweet Baby Mine stamp set
Kennedy Grace Creations - Frozen sequins mix
colored pencils
Craftsmith - Honeydew stack - green dot paper
pop dots
Glossy Accents

Thanks for stopping by today.

Cindy---

Monday, April 10, 2017

SG#5: April - Color Challenge

Hello there!  It's time for another great Christmas challenge over on the Season's Greetings blog.  Our theme this time is a color challenge.  As always you can choose to play along with the theme or not.  As long as your project is holiday related you are good :-) 

So, I decided to create a watercolor background with these colors.  I then used some Christmas stamps.  And to finish it off I added a few sequins and the drawn in border lines.

Recipe:
Strathmore watercolor paper
Artist's Loft pearlescent watercolors
Unity Stamp Co - Believe in Magic stamp kit
Diamond Stickles
Kennedy Grace Creations - Leather and Pink Lace sequin mix
Glossy Accents

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us at Season's Greetings.

Cindy---


Friday, March 31, 2017

KGC: March New Releases & Blog Hop


Hi there.  Welcome to the Kennedy Grace Creations New Releases Blog Hop. We are debuting our newest 4" x 6" clear stamp set - Sweet Baby Mine! And we have 3 new, gorgeous sequin mixes:  Baby Blanket, Frozen, and Winter Mint :-)   You can find them all in the KGC shop.

If you have hopped over from Beverly's blog then you are right on track.  If you're just joining us you'll want to start at the beginning over on the Kennedy Grace Creations blog  so you don't miss a thing!!  

Be sure and leave comments on all the projects along the hop to be in the drawing for prizes!!  There are TWO $15 gift certificates to Kennedy Grace Creations up for grabs :-)  The winners post will be on the KGC blog on Friday, April 7th. 

I've created a fun background by using a stencil and Tim Holtz Distress crayon.  Too fun!

Recipe:
Kennedy Grace Creations - Sweet Baby Mine stamp set
Kennedy Grace Creations - Baby Blanket sequins mix
colored pencils
Tim Holtz Distress crayons - Pickled Raspberry
Tim Holtz stencil - Splatters
pop dots
Glossy Accents

Thanks for hopping along with us.  Your next stop is Chera's wonderful blog.  Have a great weekend.

Cindy---

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

I'm now a Mixed Up Girl!!



I'm now part of the Mix It Up challenge design team :-)  YAY!  It's a brand new challenge blog with a new challenge beginning on the first of each month.  They will be Anything Goes all the time with an optional twist/technique that you can choose to try or not.  Your project can be mixed media, cards, layouts, mini albums, art journaling, etc.  Mix it up!  So pop on over to the Mix It Up challenge blog and become a follower.  Our first challenge is going live on May 1st.  Be sure and tell all your crafty friends!

Have a great day!
Cindy---

Friday, March 17, 2017

Be Good for Goodness Sake --WW - For a Child

Hello there!  Happy Friday!  It's time for another great Christmas challenge over on the Winter Wonderland blog.  Our theme is For a Child.  Our wonderful sponsor is Sasayaki Glitter.  And their challenge blog is Sasayaki Glitter Challenge blog.

 
Recipe:
Sasayaki Glitter image - Christmas Bunny Decorating
Recollections - Red & White Christmas stack- silver foil striped paper
The Paper Studio - Happy Holly Days stack - red note paper
Plantin Schoolbook Cricut cart - circle @ 4"
October Afternoon - sentiment stamp
Glossy Accents
Kennedy Grace Creations - For Our Heros sequins mix
silver Stickles

Thanks for stopping by today.  Enjoy your weekend :-)  Come play along with us at Winter Wonderland.

Cindy---

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

CCAYR - March Reminder - Anything But a Card

Hello there!  It's time for the mid-month reminder post over on the Christmas Cards All Year Round blog.  Our theme this time is:  Anything But a Card. 

I have been wanting to make a jingle bell shadowbox for the longest time. In fact I had all the stuff to make one for this past Christmas and just didn't get it done.  So, I was pretty excited to finally make one :-)

Recipe:
Shadowbox with white frame
Jingle bell assortment
October Afternoon - Silent Night collection - all papers
1/2" Terrifically Tacky Tape
Winter Wonderland Cricut cart - Believe @ 3 1/4"
Oracal 651 red vinyl

I set my deep cut blade at 3 and used Medium pressure.  I used contact paper as my transfer tape.

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us at CCAYR.

Cindy---

I'm entering this into the Holly and Ivy Christmas challenge - Anything Goes #1

Monday, March 13, 2017

Father Christmas -SG #3- Embossing

Hello there!  It's time for another wonderful challenge over on the new Season's Greetings Christmas blog.  Our theme this time is:  embossing.  You can choose heat embossing or dry using an embossing folder.  My heat gun just died...boo :-(   But, it's all good.  I had a new embossing border die set from Tim Holtz to try out.  I must say I love it!  I colored 'Believe' with a grey colored pencil in the debossed parts to make it pop. 

I stamped my santa image directly on the note paper.  And then colored it with colored pencils.  I added bling and Stickles.  I distressed the edges to add to the vintage vibe.

Recipe:
Tim Holtz - Stamper's Anonymous - Old Fashioned Christmas stamp set
colored pencils
Tim Holtz - Christmas -border embossing set
Tim Holtz - Distress tool
Pink Paislee - Merry & Bright stack - background sheet music paper
Black Diamond Stickles
Diamond Stickles (beard and mustache)
grey bling (buttons)

Thanks for visiting.  Come play along with us at Season's Greetings!!
Have a beautiful day :-)

Cindy---

I'm entering this into the Holly & Ivy Christmas challenge -  Anything Goes #1
                      and  The Merry Christmas Challenge - March -  Santa

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Coming Up Roses

Hello there!  It's my turn to host over on the Kennedy Grace Creations blog today.  So, I've created an all occasion type card.  I've used two different stamp sets:  Beautiful Blooms - Sweet Rose for the sentiment and Time to Blossom for the beautiful rose image.  I'm also giving you a sneak peek at a sequin mix that will be released on the last weekend of the month.  It's called Baby Blanket.
Recipe:
Kennedy Grace Creations - Beautiful Blooms -Sweet Rose
Kennedy Grace Creations - Time to Blossom
Kennedy Grace Creations - Baby Blanket sequin mix
Simple Stories - Vintage Bliss (6x6) stack - all patterned papers
The Paper Studio - white lace
watercolor pencils
water brush
Glossy Accents
pop dots

Thanks for stopping by today. 

Cindy---

Thursday, March 2, 2017

With Love

Hello there!  I've got a fun shaker card to share with you today.  I'm also hosting over on the Kennedy Grace Creations blog.  I've done a little water coloring on these cute flowers which are part of a great stamp set called Grace's Little Notes.  For the shaker bits I've used the fabulous sequin mix called Blackbird.  Both of these products are by Kennedy Grace Creations. 
Recipe:
Kennedy Grace Creations - Grace's Little Notes stamp set
Kennedy Grace Creations - Blackbird sequin mix
watercolor pencils
water brush
Pretty Pink Posh - Stitched Hexagons die set
Mambi - Hello stack - background paper
transparency
foam tape, pop dots
Spellbinders - Sentiments 3 die set
Christmas Red Stickles
Black Diamond Stickles
3 Girl Jam - red crinkle ribbon

Thanks for stopping by.  Have a beautiful day.

Cindy---

Saturday, February 25, 2017

ADFD - DT Favorites Blog Hop


Hello and welcome to the ADFD DT Favorites Blog Hop.  We are celebrating all the beautiful images that Tammy has created through the years.  And as a special surprise for Tammy both past and present DT members are taking part in this wonderful hop. 
 
I feel so blessed to have been a part of this DT for the last year and a half.  Thank you Tammy for all of your amazing images and for the opportunity to design with them.  I'm gonna miss this...
 
Be sure and comment on each blog post along the way because there are hidden PRIZES.  Lucky winners will receive an ADFD image of their choice.  You have until Tuesday, February 27th at 9pm EST to comment for a chance to win.
 
Now it was nearly impossible to pick my favorite ADFD image.  I love quite a few of them :-)  But this little fairy is in my top 5 for sure.  She's called New ShoesComment below and describe your favorite pair of shoes.  They could be from years ago or right now. 
 
Recipe:
ADFD image - New Shoes
colored pencils
Webster's Pages - Sweet Routine paper collection - 6x6 - all patterned papers
Webster's Pages - lace trim
Pretty Pink Posh - Stitched Banner duo die
Frosted Lace Stickles (skirt)
Diamond Stickles (wings)
Kennedy Grace Creations - Frosted Cupcakes sequin mix
Glossy Accents ( to adhere beads on flowers and sequins)
pop dots

Thanks so much for hopping along with us this weekend.  If you like my work please consider following me :-)

Your next stop is Daria's wonderful blog. 

Hugs,

Cindy---

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Easter Friend

Hello there!  I'm hosting for the last time over on the A Day for Daisies blog today.  I'm really going to miss being a part of this crazy-talented design team, but I feel blessed for having the opportunity to design cards with Tammy's beautiful images for the past year and a half. 

The weather has been really beautiful here lately.  So, I couldn't help but create an Easter card with this cute image.
Recipe:
ADFD image - Easter Friend
watercolor pencils
water brush
Yellow Stickles
Echo Park stack - Happy Days stack (6x6) - all patterned papers
Plantin Schoolbook Cricut cart - oval @ 3 1/2", 3 3/4"
Cuttlebug - Seeing Spots - embossing folder
The Paper Studio - pink ribbon rosette trim
3 Girl Jam - yellow crinkle ribbon
Glossy Accents
Kennedy Grace Creations - Tinkerbelle's Sparkle sequin mix

Thanks so much for visiting today.  And on Saturday ADFD will have a blog hop with lots of hidden prizes so stay tuned for that :-)

Cindy---
Cindy---

Friday, February 17, 2017

WW - Anything Goes - Christmas

Happy Friday!  It's time for another great challenge over on the Winter Wonderland blog.  This time our theme is Anything Christmas.  Our leader and owner of the WW blog passed away recently so we've decided to dedicate this challenge to her.  This one is for you, Eileen.  May you rest in peace.

Recipe:
ADFD image - Christmas Pixy Two
colored pencils
Diamond Stickles (scarf)
Frosted Lace Stickles (scarf)
Glossy Accents (candy)
Recollections - Red & White Christmas - all papers
October Afternoon - sentiment/banner stamps
pop dots

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a great weekend.  Come play along with us at Winter Wonderland.

Cindy---

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Curious Things

Hello there!  It's my day to host over on the A Day for Daisies blog.  I've used a cute fairy image.  She's making a wish on some white, fluffy dandelions.  Sure brings back memories from my childhood.  So cute!
Recipe:
ADFD image - Curious Things
colored pencils
white lace trim
Mambi - Hello stack - all patterned papers
Diamond Stickles (her wings)
big pearl bling

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a great day!
Cindy---

CCAYR - February: Use lots of Red or Pink & add a Heart

Hello there!  It's time for the reminder post for February over on the Christmas Cards All Year Round blog.  Our theme this month is:  Use red or pink & Add a Heart.   We have switched to crafting products for our prizes so be sure and check out the CCAYR blog for more details on that.

I'm using an ADFD image called Snowball Scott.  Isn't he cute?!  I've used watercolor pencils and a water brush to color his hat and shirt.
Recipe:
ADFD image - Snowball Scott
watercolor pencils
water brush
The Paper Studio - Happy Holly Days stack - patterned papers
TC Dec 25th Cricut cart - snowflake border @ 1 1/2"
All Occasions Cake Art Cricut cart - heart border @ 3/4"
Art-C sentiment stamp
pop dots

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us at CCAYR this month.

Cindy---

Monday, February 13, 2017

Season's Greetings #1: Anything Goes (twist is love)

Hello there!  The very first challenge is kicking off today over on the new Christmas blog called Season's Greetings.  Our theme is Anything Goes Christmas or follow the pic below for inspiration.

 
Recipe:
Winter Woodland Cricut cart - snowman @ 4 1/2"
Pretty Pink Posh - scallop border dies
Recollections - Red & White Christmas stack -red foil paper
Unity Stamp Co - A Joyous Season -sentiment stamp
Diamond Stickles
 
Thanks for visiting today.  Come play along with us at Season's Greetings :-)
 
Cindy---

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Love

Hello there!  It's my turn to host over on the Kennedy Grace Creations blog today.  I've used a fabulous rose stamp on my card.  It's by Kennedy Grace Creations and it's called Splendid Rose.

I've used some texture paste and a Tim Holtz stencil and some Heidi Color Shine to make the brick looking background.  And the roses were stamped in Versamark and embossed with silver embossing powder.  And then I used water color pencils and a water brush.


Recipe:
Kennedy Grace Creations - Splendid Roses stamp set
Versamark
Ranger silver embossing powder
watercolor pencils
water brush
DecoARt Dimensional Texture paste
Tim Holtz brick stencil
Heidi Swapp - tinsel color shine
Tim Holtz - celebrate die set
bling
pop dots

Thanks for stopping by today. 
Cindy---

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Exciting news!

I'm excited to announce that I'm now a part of the new Christmas DT called Season's Greetings.  Yay!  So, I'll be posting a new Christmas project every 2nd Tues of the month :-)
 
Have a great day!
Cindy---

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Feeling Fancy

Hello there!  It's time for me to host over on the A Day for Daisies blog today.  I'm using an elegant, fun perfume bottle image.  I've used dimensional texture paste along with a stencil for the background.  I covered the perfume bottle in glossy accents and the lily stopper on the bottle was done in Frosted Lace Stickles.
Recipe:
ADFD image - Lily perfume bottle
colored pencils
Glossy Accents
Frosted Lace Stickles
pop dots
Dimensional texture paste
Tim Holtz - splatters stencil
Unity Stamp Co - Wear Confidence set (sentiment)
Tim Holtz distress tool
Craftsmith -Weekday stack - blue patterned paper
black floss


Thanks for stopping by today :-)

Cindy---

Friday, February 3, 2017

ADFD - February Challenge - Love is in the Air

Hello there!  Happy Friday :-)  It's time for another wonderful challenge over on the A Day for Daisies blog.  Our theme this month is Love is in the Air. 

Recipe:
ADFD image - Happy Love Day
watercolor pencils
Recollections - Valentine's Day stack (6x6) - all patterned papers
Tim Holtz - Celebrate die set
The Paper Studio - white lace trim
red sequin trim
Glossy Accents
pop dots
Fruit Punch Stickles

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us at ADFD.

Cindy---

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Shakers for my planner

Hello there!  I'm excited to share some shakers I made for my planner.  I'm also the host over on the Kennedy Grace Creations blog today. 

The first shaker I made using some cut apart pages from a Crate Paper pack called Hello Love.  I used a photo sleeve along with my fuse tool and some fabulous sequins from Kennedy Grace Creations.  Sorry about the glare in this photo.  It was hard to get a great shot. 

And the second one I used a black and white photo of my husband and I. 

Recipe:
Kennedy Grace Creations - Frosted Cupcake sequin mix ( top shaker)
Kennedy Grace Creations - Leather & Pink Lace sequin mix (bottom shaker)
small glass beads
Crate paper - Hello Love stack - cut a part pages
fuse tool
photo sleeves

Thanks for stopping by today

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Happy Birthday!

Hello there!  It's my turn to host over on the A Day for Daisies blog today.  I'm using Strawberry Cake Birthday Fairy.  Isn't she sweet?!!  And her cake is taller than she is--love it...LOL!!

Recipe:
ADFD image - Strawberry Cake Birthday Fairy
colored pencils
Mambi Sheets - Hello stack - all patterned papers
Pretty Pink Posh - Scallop circle die
Spellbinders - Sentiments 3 die
pop dots
Glossy Accents - cherries
Diamond Stickles - wings

Thanks for visiting.  Have a fabulous day!

Cindy---

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Love You

Hello there! I'm hosting over on the Kennedy Grace Creations blog today.  I've got a CAS Valentine to share with you.  It went together really fast.  I used some striped paper and a few die cuts.  And the final detail was adding some wonderful Kennedy Grace Creations sequins. 


Recipe:
MAMBI sheets - striped paper
gold glitter paper
Tim Holtz dies - celebrate - sentiment
Kennedy Grace Creations - Red Sangria Sequins mix
Glossy Accents

Thanks for stopping by today.  Feel free to follow me if you want.  Have a good one!

Cindy---

Friday, January 20, 2017

WW - Springtime, Flowers, & Romance

Hello there!  It's time for another great challenge over on the Winter Wonderland blog.  This time our theme is pretty broad:  Springtime, flowers or Romance. 

So, I went with flowers for my card.  I'm using the new January SMAK kit from Unity Stamp Co.  I stamped the image in Tumbled glass.  Then I colored the daisies with a yellow colored pencil.  I added yellow Stickles to add some sparkle to the daisies.  I die cut the 'celebrate' and colored the bottom with the yellow pencil and then added Diamond Stickles to the top of the letters.
Recipe:
Unity Stamp Co - Jan 2017 SMAK Kit
Tim Holtz Distress Ink & marker - Tumbled Glass
yellow colored pencil
Yellow Stickles
Tim Holtz - Celebrate die set
American Crafts - Hi Sunshine stack - yellow patterned paper
Glossy Accents
Diamond Stickles

Thanks for stopping by today.  If you like what you see please follow me :-)  Come join in this fun challenge at WW.

Cindy---

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Mixed Media TY card

Hello there!  I'm hosting today over on the ADFD blog.  I've got a mixed media card today.  I started by using texture paste with a Tim Holtz stencil.  After it was completely dry, I used several shades of blue watercolors over it.  I don't think I've ever done this before and I love how it turned out. 
Recipe:
ADFD image - Flower Maiden 1
watercolor pencils
water brush
Deco Art Dimensional Texture paste
Tim Holtz - Lace stencil
watercolors
Strathmore watercolor paper
American Crafts - Hi Sunshine - yellow patterned paper
Tim Holtz - Celebrate die set
Glossy Accents
foam tape
Frosted Lace Stickles

Thanks for stopping by today.

Cindy---

Sunday, January 15, 2017

CCAYR - January - Add Snowflakes

Hello there!  It's Sunday, the 15th and time for the reminder post for the Christmas Cards All Year Round January challenge.  Our theme this month is Add Snowflakes.  Pretty easy, huh?!  This year is a little different.  We aren't using sponsors.  Some crafty supplies are going to be the prizes :-)  See the CCAYR for more details and a photo of the actual prize.
Recipe:
Unity Stamp Co - Magical as Snow stamp set
colored pencils
LaLa Land Crafts - sentiment
The Paper Studio - Happy Holly Days stack - all patterned papers
TC Dec 25th Cricut cart - snowflake border @ 1 1/4"
Recollections - doily, enamel dots
Diamond Stickles
pop dots

Thanks for stopping by today.  If you like what you see please follow me :-)  Have a great day!

Cindy---

Note :-)  This card was featured on the Unity Stamp Co blog on 1/24/17.   Too fun! 

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Mini Valentines

Hello there!  It's my turn to host over on the Kennedy Grace Creations blog today.  I've created a couple of cute, mini Valentines.  I'll probably give these to my kids this year.  I even pulled out my Envelope Punch board and made envelopes to go with them.  The cards are 3" x 4" so a sheet of 6 x 6 patterned paper was the perfect size to create the envelope :-)


 
Recipe:
Kennedy Grace Creations - Grace's Little Notes stamp set (hello)
Kennedy Grace Creations - Splendid Roses set (Love)
Kennedy Grace Creations - You Inspire Me set (little heart)
Envelope Punch board
Recollections - Valentine's Day stack (6x6) - all patterned papers
pink jute twine
pop dots
 
Thanks for stopping by today :-) 
 
Cindy---
 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

How May I Direct Your Call?

Hello there!  It's my turn to host on the A Day for Daisies blog today.  I chose a wonderful image of a telephone operator.  My mom was an operator back in the day--so this one is for her :-)
Recipe:
ADFD image - How May I Direct Your Call
watercolor pencils
water brush
Pink Paislee - Switchboard stack (6x6) - all patterned papers
George & Basic Shapes Cricut cart - blurb @ 1 1/2", heart @ 1 1/4"
Recollections - Doily, silver clothespin
glitter silver bling
pop dots

Thanks for visiting today.

Cindy---

Friday, January 6, 2017

ADFD - January - Lots of Layers

Hello!  It's Friday!  Yay!  And the fact that it's the first Friday of the month means a new challenge over on the A Day For Daisies blog.  Our theme this month is Lots of Layers.  And we are featuring some really cute snowglobe images. 

I was in the crafty store on Wed and was inspired by the new Valentine goodies.  So I reached for a Valentine paper pack when I was creating this little cutie.
Recipe:
ADFD - Sitting in a Snow globe
colored pencils
Diamond Stickles -wings
The Paper Studio - Love Struck (6x6) stack - all patterned papers
Pretty Pink Posh - Stitched borders #2 die
pearl bling
pop dots
Glossy Accents
Diamond Dust (snow effect)

Thanks for stopping by today :-)  Come play along with us at ADFD.

Cindy---

Monday, January 2, 2017

Thinking of You

Happy New Year!!  My first post of the new year--YAY!  I'm hosting over on the Kennedy Grace Creations blog today.  I'm using a great stamp set called Splendid Roses.  Instead of coloring I stamped it on some patterned paper and fussy cut it out. 
Recipe:
Kennedy Grace Creations - Splendid Roses stamp set
Kennedy Grace Creations - Watermelon Spritzer sequin mix
Simple Stories - Vintage Bliss 6x6 pack - all patterned papers
Recollections - white doily
jute twine
pop dots
Glossy Accents

Thanks for stopping by today.

Cindy---