Friday, July 8, 2016

Wishing You A Magical Day

Have a Magical Day


    I ordered the adorable Avery Elle stamp set  Be a Unicorn from Butterfly Reflections Ink this week and couldn't wait to play. I colored the rainbow and unicorn with Copic markers. The rainbow fringe background was created using the MFT Fringe Die-namics metal die.  I enjoyed creating this bright, happy card. Thank you for stopping by! 
Tuesday, July 5, 2016

My Monthly Hero July Release Blog Hop

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  Hello and welcome to the July release Blog Hop for the My Monthly Hero kit. This month is a fabulous kit that I know you are going to love!


This month's kit features a gorgeous ocean theme, with jellyfish, octopus and sea turtles, and lots of coral. Octopus are very trendy right now - who knew? Hero Arts is going to donate 10% of profits for our July 2016 MMH Kit to ocean preservation through the World Wildlife Foundation!


The main kit includes:


A large 6x8 stamp set
Matching Frame Cuts dies
Ombré Dolphin ink pad **
Lucy's Sequins Mermaid mix, made exclusively for Hero Arts
2 half sheets of Aqua Lagoon metallic cardstock
2 half sheets of Silver Swirl text weight paper

All of this for only $34.99! The kit is valued at over $60!!

Here is the card I created for today's Blog Hop:



I used the Color Layering Octopusu add on stamp set with matching dies to create my card. 


Be sure to visit all the fabulous stampers playing along with today's blog hop! Thanks for stopping by!

The Hero Arts Blog
Yana Smakula
Amy Tsuruta
Clare Prezzia
May Park
Laura Bassen
Lydia Fiedler
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Justin Krieger
Jennifer McGuire
Jenn Shurkus
Veronica Zalis
Libby Hickson
Joan Bardee

Friday, April 15, 2016

Create Together With Marcie Sharp


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Hello and happy Friday! Today I am thrilled to be joining my friend and super talented card maker Marcie Sharp!  I love Marcie's clean, beautiful style. Her cards always have the perfect amount of stamping and accents. It is an honor to be joining her today!

Here is the card I created with the "Spring" theme was chose:


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To create my card I used the beautiful Stampin' Up! set "Watercolor Wings" and a sentiment from the SU set "Garden In Bloom". I stamped my butterfly using MFT Lush Lagoon and Cornflower. The watercolor background was created using the same colors.
I am so glad to have had the opportunity to work with Marcie, and I hope we have inspired you to create something beautiful today! 
Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Tons of Fun

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      Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge

  Hello and welcome to the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge! I am thrilled to be in the March Designer Spotlight! The challenge this week is "Ranger - Anything Goes. The sky is the limit for this weeks challenge!!  I used one of the cutest stamp sets ever the MFT "Adorable Elephants" to create my card.  I used Ranger Pumice Stone Distress Ink to color the elephant. My patterned paper is from the MFT 6x6 paper pad "Lucky Prints".
           Now don't forget for your chance to win a $50 SSS shopping spree just create a card and upload using the inlinks link up on the SSS Challenge Blog. Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful week!

Additional Supplies:
MFT Blueprints 26
MFT Blueprints 25
MFT Grassy Fields





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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge #361 - Come Rain Or Shine

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     Hello and welcome to the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge! I am thrilled to be in the March Designer Spotlight! The challenge this week is "Come Rain or Shine". Show us your weather themed cards! I used the super cute Reverse Confetti stamp set "Weather It Togetheri" to create my card. My patterned paper is from the American Crafts 6x6 paper pad "True Stories".
           Now don't forget for your chance to win a $50 SSS shopping spree just create a card and upload using the inlinks link up on the SSS Challenge Blog. Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful week!

Additional Supplies:
MFT Scalloped Squares Die-namics
MFT Double Stitch Squares Die-namics
MFT Blueprints 25





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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Cute and Cuddly

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     Hello and welcome to the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge! I am thrilled to be in the March Designer Spotlight! The challenge this week is "Cute and Cuddly". I used the adorable MFT stamp set "Ewe Are The Best" by Birdie Brown. I also used the coordinating "Ewe Are The Best" Die-namics.
     Now don't forget for your chance to win a $50 SSS shopping spree just create a card and upload using the inlinks link up on the SSS Challenge Blog. Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful week!

Additional Supplies:
MFT Sunny Skies
MFT Stitched Cloud Edges
MFT Blueprints 25
MFT Tranquil Textures 6x6 paper pad
 

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - A Bit O' Green

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Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Bit o' Green

  Hello and welcome to the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge! I am thrilled to be in the March Designer Spotlight! The challenge this week " A Bit O' Green". I used the Clearly Besotted stamp set "Simply Quilled" and MFT "Field Dayk" ink to create my four leaf clover. I used the MFT "Peekaboo Circles Window Die" to create the sequin shaker. And I used the MFT "Blueprints 25" die set to create the stitched border around my card front. Now don't forget for your chance to win a $50 SSS shopping spree just create a card and upload using the inlinks link up on the SSS Challenge Blog. Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful week!




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Friday, March 4, 2016

SugarPea Designs Birtnday Bash Blog Hop!

SugarPea Designs Birthday Blog Hop

Hello! I am thrilled to be joining the SugarPea designers to celebrate their 2nd Birthday! 
To celebrate there are fabulous prizes to be won! 
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One lucky comment or who leaves comments on all the blogs in today's hop will win a $100 SPD shopping spree! 
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If you create a Birthday card using SugarPea Designs stamps and link it up you will have a chance to win this amazing Heidi Swapp Minc prize package!!
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To create my card is used the SugarPea Designs stamp and die set "Whisky Business"
The adorable tag and sentiment die are from the Sugar Cuts die set "Gift Tag". 

Use code BDAY02 to receive 10% off your orders until March 7. 
Be sure to visit the SugarPea Designs Blog to link up your cards or if you are just now joining the blog hop. Thanks for stopping by and happy hopping!!
SugarPea Designers

SugarPea Designs Blog
Lesley Croghan
Anita Madden
Jenny Peterson
Tracy Valure
Simonne Clay
Stacey Schafer
Wendy McGaffey
Vera Yates
Isha Gupta
Chaitali Narla
Brianna Loeffelbein
Kerin Sylvester
Amy Rohl
Lori Tecler
Dana Joy

Our Special Guests

Lisa Lara
Tara Godfrey
Veronica Zalis
Amy Tsuruta
Amy Kolling
Francine Vuilleme
Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Designer Spotlight

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Hello and welcome to the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge! I am thrilled to be in the March Designer Spotlight! The challenge this week is "Touchy Feely - add texture to your card. I added texture to my card by using a sheet of sticky back linen that I cut into a scalloped oval using MFT Die-Namics. I had a lot of fun creating this Spring inspired card. Now don't forget for your chance to win a $50 SSS shopping spree just create a card and upload using the inlinks link up on the SSS Challenge Blog. Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful week!

Stamps: MFT Fall Florals

Dies: MFT Fall Florals Die-namics
         MFT Stitched Oval Scallops
Ink: MFT Premium Dye Ink Summer Splash
MFT Premium Dye Ink Ripe Raspberry
MFT Premium Dye Ink Sour Apple
MFT Premium Dye Ink Sunshine
MFT Premim Dye Ink Spearmint
MFT Premium Dye Ink Hot Fudge
MFT Premium Dye Ink Purple Rain
MFT a Premium Dye Ink Banana Split
MFT Premium Dye Ink Field Day
MFT Premium Dye Ink Pink Lemonade
MFT Premium Dye Ink Bubblegum
MFT Premium Dye Ink Wild Wisteria
MFT Premium Dye Ink Grape Jelly 
MFT Premium Dye Ink Gumdrop Green
MFT Premium Dye Ink Black Licorice 


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Sunday, January 24, 2016

Guest Designing for Butterfly Reflections Ink!

 
 
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Hello friends! I am here with my second card as the January Designer for Butterfly Reflections Ink! Valentine's Day or love themed cards are my second favorite kind of card to make. (Christmas is my #1!) Here is the love themed card I created using Hero Arts stamps and dies:
 
 
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         I used the Hero Arts stamp and die combo set "Love". The font of the "love" die is SO pretty! I created a watercolor brushstroke background using Peerless watercolor sheets. I accented my card with gold glimmer paint (any brand will do, but I used Heidi Swapp) and a die-cut border using the MFT Wonky Stitched Rectangle Stax. I love these SO much and have to resist using them on all my cards!
Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful Day!