Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Make It Monday #279: Curved Sentiments

One of my best friends is going through surgery today, for a double knee replacement! Praying all will go well, and I know she'll need some encouragement during the long recovery. She's in Canada, so I wanted something fairly flat to send. And I loved the Hang In There sentiment from the Keep it Simple set.

The curved sentiment is on a die cut from Bountiful Banners. And I really enjoyed inking up my new Beautiful Berries!

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Color Throwdown Countdown #435

Had a chance to play with these beautiful colors this week!

Makes me ready for Spring!

The scripture is a new one from Papertrey Ink.  The colors are Auqa Mist, Harvest Gold and Melon Berry with a touch of Hawaiian Shores.  Thanks for stopping by.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Make It Monday #278: Window Chipboard Sentiments

I I chose to make a springy birthday card this week. 

Once it was done, it called for decorating the inside too!

Fun way to make sentiments pop! Thank you Stephanie!

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

March Blog Hop

I chose to focus on the picture with the bird in it for today's Blog Hop.  

I went with a lighter background of Auqa Mist, so I could include some background shading and stamping. You can't see it much in the photo, but after sponging the sides, I used the music notes from Songbirds.  The flowers are from Floral Sketches, the bird is from Spring Woods, and the sentiment is from Banner Style. When I got done, it looked a little like it was floating, so I decided to do some faux stitching around the edge with a Navy marker.

Thanks for looking!

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

PTI 10th Anniversary

I finished my last project using one of my favorite floral stamp sets. How could I choose just one! I couldn't, so I had to choose the one that fit my project! I wanted to do a dark background like Stephanie had posted during the countdown. I used navy instead of black, and I love the finished look just as well.  I'll add my sentiment when I'm ready to use it.  It's always good to have one of those "almost finished" cards that would work for any occasion on hand.

I'm excited to see everything and decide what goes into my cart! How about you?

Monday, March 13, 2017

PTI 10th Anniversary

Thank you Shelly on the forum! Because she thought of having my daughter snap a picture of this card I sent to her of her fur babies. I was SO excited to send it after I made it for the PTI challenge, that I forgot to take a picture of it!!

She loved the card and already has it displayed on a shelf. Who could resist those sweet faces. 

Sunday, March 12, 2017

PTI 10th Anniversary

I found these cute dies for today's project in the set called Building Blocks. I loved that I could use scraps to make my rainbow and they cut four at a time!

I used Rainy Day sentiments, Up, Up and Away clouds, and stars from 2012 Birthday Tags. Not my usual style, but it was fun to be challenged!

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

PTI 10th Anniversary

My cheer up card to be mailed...

I'm pretty good at mailing out my cards. I send one every month to my mother in law. Sometimes I leave them blank so she can use them! I like to decorate my envelopes too, especially with coordinating papers in side. Hope this will brighten her day!

Monday, March 6, 2017

PTI 10th Anniversary

Day 2 with Rebecca challenged us to make a pretty package or tags. I had been saving this lace cupcake holder, knowing it would make a great project, and today was the day!

The peachy pink lace cupcake holder is shimmery, and when Rebecca shared how she and her Grandmother collected pretty things, yeah, this was one of those for me!  I've adhered it with spray glue and trimmed them edges. The sentiment is from Songbirds and there is a double layer of Melon Berry Bitty Dots and Vellum. 

Now I need a wedding!

PTI 10th Anniversary

Yay! I bought these stitching stamps and dies three years ago! Time to pull them out, right?

Lizzie's post gave me the jump start to pull them out and play. I was inspired by a card Dawn made during that release. I remember now why I got them. Fun and easy stitching!