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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

i heart my sister *Whimsy Stamps*


Followed a sketch by Mojo Monday. Papers from Bello Pastello by Riddersholm, available at Flying Unicorn. Border punch by Martha Stewart.

Digital stamp by Crissy for Whimsy Stamps. Colored with Loew-Cornell pencils. Cut and matted with Spellbinder dies. Word fetti by Authentique, available at Flying Unicorn.

Monday, September 26, 2011

EP Tag *Flying Unicorn*

So, I'm a little new to tags. I tried. Papers from Apothecary Emporium by Echo Park, available at Flying Unicorn.

The steampunk boot is a digi from Beyond the Fringe Crafts. The gear is by LYB. The border punch is Fiskars.

I embossed the orange cardstock in the Cuttlebug, sanded with TH tool, brushed over with black ink, brushed over with Versamark, embossed with sparkly gold. Definitely want to try this again!

Sunday, September 25, 2011


From ghoulies and ghosties and long leggety beasties and things that go bump in the night
the  Celebrations will last all month long

From October 01 to October 31
Haunted Forum Fun
Daily Spook-tacular Give-aways
Fang-tastic Challenges 
Hollywood  Horror 

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Polka Dot Challenge *Whimsy Stamps*

My card for this week's Polka Dot Challenge at the Whimsy Inspires Blog. You still have time to play and win!

Papers from Restoration by Crate Paper, available at Flying Unicorn. Border punches by EK Success and Fiskars.

This digi is by Crissy for Whimsy Stamps. I colored her with Prismacolor pencils and OMS. Used blue chalk to accent and cut with Spellbinders.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Kitty in a Pot

Followed a sketch by Mojo Monday. Papers from Happy Go Lucky/Lime Twist by MME. Scored this collection for one sweet price at Crop Chocolate!

Digital stamp by Spyder's Corner. Colored with Loew-Cornell pencils. Accented with blue chalk and outlined with a Micron pen. Die cuts are Spellbinders and Cricut.

Sentiment by Hero Arts.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Polka Dot Challenge *Whimsy Stamps*

Come and play! Visit the Challenge Blog to find out how to win prizes!

A sneak peek of my challenge card. Visit the blog to see more!


Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Lighthouse- Altered Art

This was published in the September issue of Enchanting Creations Magazine.

I found this plain wood box at a yard sale for 50 cents and painted it white. The background paper is from Tahiti Beach by DCWV.

Stamp by Inkadinkado. Colored with Prismacolor pencils and blended with mineral spirits. Since this piece will be displayed in the bathroom, I sprayed with adhesive and then covered with mod podge. Love the texture!

Monday, September 19, 2011

Superman

My favorite boys. What else can I say? Papers by Sassafras.

Peeking journaling tag is just for show, by Colorbok. Photo turn by LYB. Chipboard letters by The Paper Studio, I think.

My random brads.

Chipboard and phrase sticker by LYB.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

PSX Pansies *Flying Unicorn*

Papers from Oct 31st by FP, available at Flying Unicorn. I fingered through my ENTIRE paper collection twice before I got the idea to check my Halloween papers. Finding the right purple isn't easy! But, there it was... still in the box from Flying Unicorn. Aren't they perfect?!

This beautiful stamp is by PSX, which I scored at a yard sale for a dollar or two. Colored with Prismacolor pencils and blended with OMS. Machine stitched a border.

I love chalk. I often use it to give highlights on the edges of the stamped image. Here, I used a blend of green and yellow sparkly chalk.

These mini roses are also available at Flying Unicorn. They're such a perfect size for cards!

Border punch by MS. The ribbon is from HL, I think. The brad is Imaginisce, I think... old.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Christmas Cards- L'il Snowman

To mat or not to mat.

Papers from Hot Chocolate by Fancy Pants. Followed a sketch by Mojo Monday. I did not mat the square elements but I did use a brown marker outlining.

Stamp by Stampendous. Colored with Prismacolor pencils and blended with OMS. Accented with chalk and stickles.

Here, I matted the square pieces. What do you think of the difference?

This stamp is also by Stampendous.



Saturday, September 10, 2011

Swimming With Chance *Crop Chocolate*

Papers from Splash by Echo Park. I scored this awesome collection from Crop Chocolate! Based on a sketch by DeeDee, fellow Chocolatier.

Rub ons, stickers, stamping, and brads.

Used glossy accents here for dimension and interest.

Friday, September 9, 2011

Happy Puppy *Whimsy Stamps*

My card for this week's challenge. You still have a few days to play! Followed a sketch by Mojo Monday. Papers from For the Record by EP. Stamp by Kathryne.

I printed the puppy on brown paper and fussy cut. Accented with sparkly chalk.

Be sure to stop by this week's challenge for a chance to win prizes!

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

The Green Challenge at Whimsy Stamps

Check out this week's challenge for a chance to win prizes!

A sneak peak of my card.


Monday, September 5, 2011

Enchanting Creations- October Publishing Calls

OCTOBER PUBLISHING CALLS :DEADLINE DATE:
September 9th, 2011


Mini Albums


Halloween


Steampunk


Invitations


History Month


***email your submissions to ecmagllc@gmail.com***


Find more information HERE.

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Challenges at Flying Unicorn

Come check out my challenges at Flying Unicorn!

I'm hosting the Die Cut Challenge and the Recipe Challenge.

Feast your eyes on the prizes!



Thursday, September 1, 2011

New Whimsy Stamps Digi Release

Check out the adorable new releases from Whimsy Stamps!

This adorable digi is by our brand new designer Lia! Papers from Victoria Gardens by EP.

Colored with Prismacolor pencils and blended with OMS.

Check out the blog hop for a chance to win some free images!