Saturday, February 11, 2012

Simply Gorjuss


Today Ive got a Gorjuss card to share with you..I used the Gorjuss "Forget me Not" image and created my own starry night background by drawing stars with my white Prismacolor pencil and then using Stormy Sky Distress ink over the top..the pencil works as a resist..I like to use this technique for stars,or snow or you could even use it for fireworks or clouds if you wanted to=)

I couldnt find any patterened papers that I really liked with the dark blue background of the I decided to just use kraft cardstock..but it would be way to boring just to slap it on the card.So I decided I would use the larger Nestabilities (labels 10?) and emboss it onto the card front..I just put it face up on top of my card so it wouldn't cut through..and put my tan embossing pad inside the card and ran it through my cuttlebug. it creates a nice frame around my image and a little something on the inside too! Then I cut a few clouds using my PTI Clouds 1&2 die to add a third dimension. And I can't forget the inside because afterall..the sentiment was the inspiration for the scene in the first place. "Perhaps they are not Stars, but rather openings in Heaven. Where the Love of our lost ones pours through, and shines down upon us to let us know they are Happy" So, that's all Ive got for ya today..I hope you enjoyed! Happy Saturday=)

Friday, February 10, 2012

Sweet as Candy

Good Afternoon,

Im a little late getting this post up today..Ive been fighting a little cold and decided to veg out this morning lol.

So, today's card is using the Stamping Bella Uptown Girl "Claudia has Candy" image/sentiment, these Uptown girls are super sassy and I must admit Ive got quite a few of them on my wish list =) One thing that I love about them is how quick they are to color..especially if you paper piece the dress like I did =)Sometimes I just dont have alot of time to color and this is the perfect solution. I used a few papers from the MME Love Me 6x6..I love that these papers dont have to be used just for V-day cards! I also used the MFT Rolled Flower Die..all the flowers were made with this die, I just rolled the smaller ones a little more and then big one,and added Cream Viva Decor Pearls to the centers. So, there ya have it..another cute simple card! Thanks for stopping by, I hope you all have a very Sweet weekend!

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Screamin Good Time

Hey guys,

Today Ive got another boy Birthday card to share..this one is for my nephew who just turned 3 this week. I used the My Cute Stamps "Eeek a Monster!" stamp set..this little monster is my favorite from the set, but since he is so small I thought I'd stamp several of them to make the image more substantial. I drew their little party hats with my copic multi-liner (.05) to make them little party monsters. The papers are from the MME "True Blue" 6x6..I also used the CC Designs Candle Border Die to create the candles..Love that thing!=) THe little bling-ish thingys are by Martha Stewart..Im not sure what they are exactly..they remind me of those cady dots..but they work nicely for boy cards cuz they arent sparkly..and lastly the sentiment is from Amy R's Birthday Sentiments set. I had alot of fun creating this card, and if you've never tried stacking small images on top of eachother I defintaley reccomend's alot of fun and makes your card that much more interesting! So pull out your stamps and stack away!=) Well that's about it for today..I hope you enjoyed today's card and have a great day!=) Later Gators

Wednesday, February 8, 2012


Good morning all,

Today I have a super simple card to share..I just recieved this stamp set from The Craft's Meow a few days ago and have been playing with it quite a's just so much fun I cant seem to put it down! hehe. So for this card I used papers from Cosmo Cricket Social Club that Ive had in my stash..and they fit the funky gentleman look I was going for. Sorry for the short/sweet post but I've got a busy day of shopping ahead of me so I better go..Have a fun-TACHE-tic day!=)

Tuesday, February 7, 2012


Good Morning Everyone!

I wanna welcome all of my new subscibers..I really appreciate all of you taking the time to come here and listen to me ramble some more =)

So Ive mentioned before that I have 13 nephews, and with my goal for this year being to make cards for everyone, you can imagine that I have a lot of boy cards to make, so I thought I would share one of them today. I colored this cute little robot from Tiddly Inks with my prisma colored pencils as usual. The papers are a mix of MME lime twist and I used my PTI seeing stars die for embellishment. I kept this card pretty simple, since its for a little boy I figure it probably wont last long anyway lol. Thanks for stopping by and I hope you all have a great day! Toodles

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Birthday Calendar

Hi all,

As promised Im back today with another project using a Saturated Canary image..her name is "Elphie" she is so dang cute when I first seen her I squealed with delight =) She is probably my favorite Ragmuffin to date..I just love her quirky look and her expression can be so versatile..maybe she is playing innocent,avoiding eye contact and whistling mischeviously. Or perhaps she is just being shy..or suprised maybe? She is supposed to be a witch with her broom in hand,but I think she would make an adorable Cinderella before the ball type.

Anywho..I cut her out using my labels 4 nestablities and colored her up with my prismas as usual. The alphas are Paper SMooches Alpha-dot, the paper is fabric paper from Amy Tangerine and a basic grey bloomer was the perfect simple/flat embellishment..I didnt want to make it too fancy since it is more of a tool then a project. A goal of mine this year is to send b-day cards to all my family and friends,but I have a horrible this was the perfect solution to help me with my dilemna. For the inside I used a template I found HERE and finally bound it with my Cinch binding machine. So there ya go..I hope you enjoyed seeing my project and enjoy the rest of your weekend!=)

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Priscilla Pie

Hello Everyone,

After taking a little break this last week Im back in the Valentine card-making mood. So for today's card I used another Saturated Canary digi stamp (kind of addicted to these girlies right now)..this one is called "Priscilla Pie" She is super cute as you can see,and lots of fun to color. I used the MME Love Me papers and took inspiration from the banner paper in the collection and created my own little banner using my Martha stewart confetti heart punch and just cut the pennants out freehand. I also used my PTI Doily Details die to frame the sentiment and also to match the doily paper in the background. Its hard to tell in the photo but I used my pearl pen to add pearls to her hair,and there is a little bling here and there aswell. I will be back tomorrow with another project using yet another SC stamp so I hope you will stop by again! TTYL!