Sunday, November 30, 2008

Naughty Penguin

I love this design paper!!!! I bought this ginormous stack from joann's and I have been hoarding it cause god forbid I use it all!!!

This is also the card I made using the Faux silk of my most favorite techniques because it is easy but looks so cool!!!!

Saturday, November 29, 2008

I am loving this Penguin in Pink.....

for some reason every time i pull out this one I also have pink paper on my desk....what do you think of the new Martha Stewart Glitter? I also got these great snowflake self adhesive stickers that feel like clothe. they are great!

Friday, November 28, 2008

Can You say Awesome Sale and New products!!!

Well I can and you can too....just hop over to FireCracker by pamela's store

here's what she has:

Shimmerz - Oh yes! 8 new colors arrived today, and are ready for shipping!! We are now up to 23 colors of these beautiful shimmery paints!

Aileen's Tack Over Glue-Back in STOCK!!Need an adhesive to put on the backs of your unmounted rubber stamps? this is the best stuff!! Just brush it on with a paint brush, wait for it to dry clear, and you are ready to stick your stamps to your acrylic blocks! (available on the accessories page). The beauty of this glue? It lasts a good long time,and since it's repositional, when you are done stamping, just peel your stamp off the block and replace it in it's storage space!

NEW NEW NEW!! Subscriptions to RSM (Rubber Stamp Madness) The original rubber stamping magazine!!Now you can renew, or start a subscription just by clicking the "Get It" button on my site! (and completing the order)

Offer good to all US residents, Canada,and INTERNATIONAL guests too!!Be sure to choose the correct option when ordering YOUR subscription!

THANKSGIVING COUPON!! save 10% on all orders placed from now thru Nov 30th! Type in GIVETHANKS in the coupon box!!** Coupon is not available on Magazine Subscriptions. Sorry.

What an Honor!!!

I am so very honored that Gina gave me my very own blog award. What a sweetie and she is soooo talented. I love cruising her blog and I will admit although I look a lot she is better at commenting than I am :)

This year has been an amazing journey stamp wise. I pushed myself and set goals. some of them have been harder to obtain due to a lot of personal stuff (a wedding to plan, moving twice this year and a new puppy to start with). But I did reach 2 very important goals. I won the Cutie Pie contest for Paper Pretties in July and I made my first and hopefully not last stamping design team. I love working with Pamela of FireCracker Designs by Pamela She is so talented and her stamps are lovely. She has so many great ideas and she really took a chance on me to be on her Design Team. Plus the girls I work with are Fabulous!!!!

These are the rules that go along with this award:
1. The winner may put the logo on their blog.
2. Put a link to the person that sent the award.
3. Nominate 5 other blogs.
4. Put a link to their blog on your blog.
5. Leave a message for the people you nominate.
The hardest thing of course is to pick only 5.

1. Libby Hickson . Libby and I are on the same DT and she does fabulous work....I definitely look at her blog for inspiration.
2. Marie another DT member....have you seen her coloring and her use of there any reason why she would NOT be on this list.
3. Heather Have you seen her use of shimmerz?????
4. Sherri You would never believe she has been stamping for only a year. She is fabulous and her blog has awesome work on it!!!!
5. Julie I love her use of metallics!!!!
Thanks again Gina you are the best OL stampin' friend a girl can have :)

Saturday, November 22, 2008

I Love.....


When stamping Bella did her free shipping at the beginning of the month I jumped at the chance to buy some more Stella's. 80 bucks worth in fact!

Here is one of my favorite images of Stella!

The inside has the sentiment: "Ever had one of those days!"

Perfect for this image and soooo much fun to color

Thursday, November 20, 2008

My Favorite Thursday

I loved this set the first time I saw it. It was just one of those sets that I HAD to have. I actually bought it in June and boy was I happy when winter came and I was able to ink it up! This sketch is actually a sketch challenge My Favorite Things hadm on Splitcoast awhile ago. I paper pieced her dress and used some flock for the snow and snowman to make him all fuzzy.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Paper pretties

I have not shown you a paper pretties card in awhile. I had submitted this for a past cutie pie submission. this was a an easy card in the respect that it just sort of worked. nothing how I imagined but I was happy with the finished product.

Monday, November 17, 2008

My Favorite Sketch

I actually participated in my first My Favorite things sketch challenge. I really liked this sketch and I had to play. I wanted to make an unconventional winter card and I picked green and blue. I chose the colors after I picked out my Design paper. I recently bought this ginormous stack of paper from Joannes and it has all these wonderful winter DP which I did not have before.

I used my fun flock which I got from Polka dot Plaza....I could go credit card happy in there!!!! Oh who am I kidding I already have! I also used my new Martha Stewart Snow Glitter....I LOVE it!

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Color challenge...

I did a color challenge card awhile ago and I was REALLY happy with how it turned out. I used my Upsy Daisy set which honestly does not get inked up nearly enough (but, really, do any of our stamps!)

I also used Stampin Ups new in colors which are really growing on me but I always get scare buying them because I HATE knowing it will be hard to impossible to ever get them again once they are gone......I wish we got to vote for a color to come back or something like that....

Oh, on a side note packing is going super slow, mojo has returned and Spike is getting so big (proof he is well fed!)

Saturday, November 15, 2008

8 from 1 Blog hop

All of us over at FireCracker Designs by Pamela used the same set to create 8 different cards. not only are they different but they were to be different occasions as well. mine was pretty easy as I was to make a card that could be used for any occasion. I didn't use a sentiment because this card can be interchangeable. although it is a bit girly....for some reason I have been using a lot of pink lately. I think this card would be a great missing you, hello, or even a nice winter thank you! what do you think!!!

I had read about a technique where you ink one side of your cuttlebug folder and run it through with the paper, but I had not tried it. I used my versamark chalk ink for the oink on the snowflake background. I'm actually really liking it! I used Stampin up pastels for the pink on the penguin and blue watercolor pencil. I got this great stuff called fun flock and it is SOOO much fun and easy to use. It gives the images a fuzzy feel and I used white fun flock for the little bit of tummy and her face. I also used my nesties for the ovals. Recently at Michael's I saw these pearls and what is great is they are self adhesive and not brads. they also come in different sizes all on the same sheet.

BLOG CANDY info: you must go to all of the DT pages and of course you must visit Pam for the details. You will receive your own Penguin set to play with and ALL of the cards we created using this set for you to use anyway you would like.

Friday, November 14, 2008

I have not forgotten about you all!!!!

between packing and the many things on my to do list I kinda let this slack.....SORRY!!!! if it makes you feel better my Christmas cards haven't even been started and it is less than 2 weeks till Thanksgiving. Yup, you heard that right! stay tuned for a fabulous blog hop tomorrow morning and you will see what the firecracker DT came up with for the cute penguin set!!!!!

Sunday, November 2, 2008

lost my MOJO, know where I can get some?

seriously I had great stamping plans for this weekend....I did make 3 cards but nowhere near what I needed to get done....I also still have not even started my Christmas cards. Nick and I also decided to move and we got a house 2 towns over and we move right after thanksgiving, so not only do I have like 50 cards still to make this month and pack up our house, I have not gotten much done.....although I caught up on some tivo and got some MUCH needed rest stamping mojo was VERY elusive.

Nick got me a lap top as an early Christmas present because I was hogging the house computer too much for my stamping I have started getting an inventory of my stamp stuff.....other than that there is a Lisa imprint on my couch....

soooo....seriously....stamping mojo please return!!!!!


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