Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Stampin Queens Challenge

Another card sketch over at
Stampin Queens Challenge!
to see some more
awesome artwork!

Below is the sketch #2

Card Recipe
Stamp Set: Curvy Verses, Vintage Vogue
Bliss (Retired Sale-a-Bration)
Cardstock: Whisper White, Chocolate Chip
DSPaper In-Color Paper Stack
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Baja Breeze
Accessories: Designer Buttons, Brads
Pearls, Extra Large Tag Punch, Large Tag
Big Shot Die Scallop Circle #2

*Come Back Tommorrow For
Another Awesome Card!

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Spooky Treats....

I have been really busy with life
so here's a cute Halloween Treat Bag!
I used the Wicked Cool stamp set. 

It looks like moving to Louiville KY
is up in the air for now.
So I am getting back to holding
classes, clubs and workshops!

*Come back tommorrow for
a new sketch from
Stampin Queens Challenges!

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Stampin' Queens Challenge
Today's the day we have our first card sketch challenge.

*Play along to win some Blog Candy!
Participates in the challenge and you will
 have a chance  to win 1 of 3 ribbon packages!!

Card Recipe
Stamp Set: Fox & Friends Just Believe
Cardstock: Old Olive, Baja Breeze
Whisper White, DSPaper Paisley Petals
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Accessories: Scallop Circle Punch
1 3/8" Square Punch
1 3/4 Circle Punch
Baja Breeze 1/2" Binding Ribbon
*My card measures 5"x10"
scored @ 5"
to make a 5"x5" card!

Visit our Blog and join the fun!!

 Thanks for Visiting
*Come back tommorow for some
fun Halloween Treats!
Happy Stamping!!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

The Sweet Stop Sketch 121
Todays card use this sketch from

My card today very much screams SUMMER!
It's almost over and I am looking forward
to some cooler weather. We live in Atlanta GA
and we have had HOT weather since April.
I have been busy getting my house packed and ready
for our move to Kentucky!

Card Recipe
Stamp Set: A Word for You, Cottage Garden
Just Believe
Cardstock: Pear Pizzaz, Whisper White
Tempting Turquoise
Ink: Staz On Black
Accessories: Markers: Old Olive,
So Saffron, Real Red.
Eyelet Border Punch 
Red Brad
*Retired DSPaper Playdate

Tomorrow our frist sketch!!
So come back tomorrow for
an Awesome Sketch
and Artwork!!

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Another Sketch!
Thanks to Pals Paper Art
Vist there
for more inspiration.

Here's today's Sketch

Once again I used retired
Stampin' Up! DSPaper
This card was super easy!

Card Recipe
Stamp Set: Falling Leaves (wood only 115368)
Cardstock: Chocolate Chip (102128)
Very Vanilla (101650)
Tangerine Tango (111349)
Inks: Chocolate Chip (100908)
Tangerine Tango (111834)
Accessories: Square Punch 1 1/4" (119865)
1 3/8" (119877)
Stampin Dimensionals (104430)

Thanks for Visiting
See you tommorow for another awesome card!

**On a personal note:
                It looks like my hubby Jason has gotten a job in Louiville Ky
it's still with Toyota! I think it will be great.
It's huge promotion!
I'll miss our family and friends here in GA.
The kids are taking it pretty well!
Today Stampin' Up! announced a Fall regional
in Louiville KY! Pretty Cool. I will be attending for sure.
I'm super excited!
I hope I can meet other Stampin' Up! Demonstrators in KY.
It's always nice to know that I will have
Stamping Sisters anywhere I move!

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Happy Halloween?
Yes! It's time to start making
those Halloween cards....

Is this cute or what?
You know I love to Blog Surf
who does'nt?
well I was at

and found this card

This card was the inspiration for my 
Halloween Card!

I used some more retired paper!

*Be prepared to see alot
of retired Stampin' Up!
Paper in my artwork.
Trying to make room for
New Stampin' UP! Stuff

Card Recipe
Stamp Set: Wicked Cool (w118738 c120600)
Got Treats (w119114 c120627)
Cardstock: Rich Razzleberry (115316)
Pear Pizzaz (119795)
Whisper White (100730)
Ink: Tangerine Tango (111349)
Rich Razzleberry (115658)
Accessories: Retired DSPaper

Thanks for Visiting
see you tommorrow for another awesome card!

Monday, August 15, 2011

 More Holiday Cards??
It's 90 degrees in Atalnta GA today
and I am making Christmas Cards?
What wrong with me!
Today in my Studio I was browsing
through an old 2007 Oct/Nov Paper
Trends Edition Magazine
and saw some really cute stuff.
I was inspired me to make this
Christmas card.
Once again I have to appoligize
for using retired DSPaper and Ribbon.
What's a girl to do!
making room for NEW Stuff.

Card Recipe
Stamp Set: Christmas Greetings (115448)
Cardstock: Pink Pirouette (111351)
Real Red (102482)
Wild Wasabi (108641)
Ink: Jet Black StazOn Ink Pad (101406)
Accessories:Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border (119275)
Brads Brights (119740)
Paper Piercing Tool (116631)
Retired DSpaper "Candy Cane Christmas"
(No Longer Available)
*Card measures 3x6

* Good News!!!!
A new sketch Challenge Blog
"Stampin' Queens Sketch Challenge"
Our first sketch will be August 24th
I hope you stop by and check it out.
I am so excited!

Thanks for visiting
see you tommorrow for another awesome card!

Sunday, August 14, 2011

A Card Sketch
from Splitcoaststampers
for more information
or to play along

I know it's a little early for Holiday cards
but I just couldn't resist
Sorry I used some retired paper
from last year, I don't have any
current Holiday Paper.

Card Recipe
Stamp Set: Contempo Christmas (w118734 c120594)
Cardstock: Cherry Cobbler (119685)
Pear Pizzaz(119674)
Very Vanilla(101650)
Ink: Cherry Cobbler (119669)
Basic Black (101179)
Accessories:  Cherry Cobbler Binding Ribbon

Speaking of the

Stampin' Up!
Holiday Mini
will be available
September 1, 2011

Contact me to recieve your FREE Copy

Thanks For Visiting
come back tommorrow for another Awesome card!

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Casing another Card!
I'm on a roll............
Since I found my MoJo
I feel like a New Stamper!

I was spending more time
at SU Connection and
came across this cute card
that Sandi Maciver made.
Isn't it cute?
To get more inspiration from Sandi
visit her

My Card Recipe
Stamp Set: Aviary (w116956 c120462)
Bold Blossom (w123232 c122232)
Cardstock: Real Red (102482)
DSPaper Retired Build a Bear Workshop
Tempting Turquoise (102067)
Ink: Basic Black (101179)
Tempting Turqoise (100814)
Daffodil Delight Marker (119677)
Accessories: Scallop Edge Border Punch (119882)
Fancy Flower Punch (118073)
1" Punch (119868)

Thanks for Visiting!!
Stay tuned for another awesome card tomorrow.....

Friday, August 12, 2011

Casing Some Cards!

Last night I found my MoJo!
It had been hiding out in my Stamp Studio.
I found this card on Stampin Connections.

A place for Stampin' Up! Demonstrators
to come together to share artwork, buisness ideas
and make great friendships!
This card belongs to Isis Pinero 
a fellow Demonstrator.
You can get some more inspiration
Thanks Isis for inspiring me!!

Card Recipe
Stamp Set: Cottage Garden
Cardstock: Crumb Cake
DSPaper Green House Gala
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Accessories: Punch Scallop Trim Border
So Saffron Ribbon, Brads, Staples

Thanks for Visiting!!
Stay tuned for another awesome card tomorrow.....

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Bliss describes the feeling
I feel now that my kids are back in school.
Don't get me wrong I Love my kids.
It's just so nice to be able to get
back into my stamp studio
and do some  much needed stamping!

Card Recipe
Stamp Set: Bliss (retired SAB 2011)
Ink: Cherry Cobler
Cardstock: Pear Pizzazz, Peach Parfait
DSPaper Greenhouse Gala (retired)
Accessories: Basic Pearls, Scallop Oval Punch

It's time to party at a Workshop!
Play with amazing products
and learn new techniques
Have fun creating with friends
Earn FREE products
Enjoy the benefits of a creative coach
Today to schedule your workshop

Melissa Hedine-Tootle

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Simple Card!

I just love making simple cards.
I got this idea from Linda Heller

and her Blog " Where the Rubber hits the Road"
You can visit her BLOG HERE
she has a video too!
So watch her video and make some
simple cards today!!

Card Recipe
Stamp Set: Fox & Friends, Curly Verses
Card Stock: Cool Carribean, Peach Parfait
Whisper White
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Accessories: In Colors (2010-2011) DSPaper

I'll be back with more
stamping creations tomorrow...

Monday, August 1, 2011

First Day of School....
My Kids are back to school,  they had a great day!
I did too....a little lonely.
I don't think the dog knew what to do.
She has been so busy watching
her "Babies" all summer.
They kept her BUSY!!
so today she slept all day...under the couch.
I napped too! I was up late washing clothes.
After my nap I finshed this card!
I started it last week
It's just so crazy in the summer time
and hard to spend time in my studio.
I am happy to be back Blogging
and Stamping!!

Card Recipe
Stamp Set: Word Play
Card Stock: Marina Mist, Whisper White
DSPaper Paisley Petals
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Big Shot (Floral Fusion Die)
Perfect Polka Dots (embossing Folders)
Fancy Flower Punch
Dotted Scallop Ribbon Boarder (Punch)
Basic Pearls

August Stampin' Up! Special

August 1-31, 2011

Promotion Details:
During August, get a FREE package of
 Designer Series Paper when you buy three!
Stock up on all your favorites, including brand-new
 designs from the 2011-2012 Idea Book & Catalog.

Things to Remember:
There is no limit to the number of free packages of Designer Series Paper you can earn.
Specialty Designer Series Paper and Hostess Designer Series Paper are not part of this promotion and cannot be redeemed through this offer.

for more information

I'll be back tomorrow with another card!!