Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Here comes the Easter Bunny, Happy Hopping for HMFMC189

I immediately think of Easter when I think of Spring, don't you?  Here's a card that Ive created with a new weave die for the background. Love how putting these dies together can  mimic the look of  a basket, Ive paired these with this adorable Happy Hoppers Stamp; 
CARD RECIPE
The fabulous panel, background and sentiment tag cuts were all made with these NEWLY launched Creative Expressions quality Craft Dies designed by Sue Wilson.
Festive CollectionFestive CollectionFestive Collection
Stamps Used: Stampabilities, House-Mouse Designs, Happy Hoppers "Hoppy Dreams" featuring "Hop-It", HMKR1026.
Paper: Premium Cream CS, MME ( My Mind's Eye)"Handsome" Designer PaperPad
Paper Size: 6x6
Ink Used: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics
Accessories: Creative Expressions; Noble Collection Dies;  Ornate Pierced Rectangles, and Ornate Pierced Squares Striped Weaving Dies and Classic Weaving Dies, Frames and Tags Collection; Pierced Flags, Stickles, Martha Stewart Ultrafine Glitter, Satin Yellow Ribbon, Adhesive pastel half pearls
The Weaved background was made by interlocking the two WEAVE diecuts together and framing over the edges with the Ornate Pierced Squares. I stamped the Bunny image three times, cut it into parts,  and layered adhering with foam tape for added dimension.
We are very proudly Sponsored by;
Heidi and Simon Says Stamp  
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront
   *** AND a HMFMC Mousey Team Prize too! ***
This new Stampabilities Stamp, House-Mouse Designs, Inc.  Stamp is called: "Sweet Sensations", #HMIR1094. Featuring Mudpie. It is going to one lucky player. So be sure to enter to win! :)


Stop by HMFMC to check out the TEAM'S mega gorgeous takes on SPRING, here!

  Visit Cretive Expressions for more info on Sue Wilson's Products HERE
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I'd like to also enter my card into the following challenges;
  House That Stamps Built - Color Challenge (Pink, Yellow, Green)
7 Kids College Fund - Anything Goes 
Creative Moments - Anything Goes/Spring Green  
Inky Impressions - Dots or Stripes 
Inspiration Destination - Always Anything Goes 
MarkerPop- bright colors  
Craftyhazelnuts  - Patterned Paper  
Mod Squad Challenge - Make A Background
Scrappers' Delights - Always Anything Goes
Sisterhood of Crafters  - Paper Piecing and/or Paper Piercing
Whimsy Inspiration - Use A Sentiment
Wonderful Wednesdays -  Always Anything Goes 

Thanks for stopping by today! I love hearing from you! 
Happy Spring Creating! :)
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Monday, March 2, 2015

Best Wishes CARD and NEWLY launched Creative Expressions Dies by Sue Wilson

Another Black and White card from me...
CARD RECIPE
I love how all of these CE/SW fabulous dies coordinate so beautifully. Im not a floral girl, but these florals were fun to put together with these floral dies from the last CW/SW release. The rest of the gorgeous cuts were made with the NEWLY launched Creative Expressions quality Craft Dies designed by Sue Wilson. You must do yourself a favor and go Sue's elegant Collections

Stamps Used: None
Paper: Premium Bright White textured CS, Making Memories "Toil and Trouble" Black, flourish Glittered Designer Paper
Paper Size: 7.5x6
Ink Used: None
Accessories: Creative Expressions; Noble Dies -Classic Adorned Rectangles, Expressions Best Wishes, Greek Island Collection - Rhodes, Finishing Touches Splendid Swirls, Blossoming Branch, Finishing Touches Open Petals and Finishing TouchesComplete Petals, Stickles Glitter Glue, Martha Stewart Ultrafine Glitter, Chiffon Ribbon
Techniques: Dry Embossing, layering
 HERE IS A LIST OF THE Craft dies I've Used here;
Festive CollectionFestive CollectionFestive Collection
  Festive Collection Festive CollectionFestive CollectionFestive Collection

 For more inspiration, visit Sue Wilson's amazing Blog HERE. 

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I'd like to also enter my card into the following challenges:
Crafting from the Heart - Anything goes
Craft Your Passion - Anything goes
Card and Scrap - Bling, Glitter or Pearls
Crafting Musketeers - Ribbons and Pearls 
Crafting for all Seasons: Cutting Dies
Creative Craft Cottage - Include a Sentiment 
Come and Get It - Emboss It Challenge
Glitter n Sparkle - Anything Goes 
Imagination Crafts - Always Anything Goes
Mema's Challenge - Anything Goes 
Inspiration Destination - Anything goes 
Loves Rubber Stamps - Ribbon or lace
Penny's Paper Crafty - Layers
Simon says - Anything goes
The Ribbon Girls -  must use ribbon – Add Flowers
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - Anything goes
Wordart Wednesday - Anything goes
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Hope to have inspired you to give these gorgeous cutting dies a try!   :)
I'll be back later today with another post for HMFMC , so be sure to come back! :)
America

Friday, February 27, 2015

Friendship, HMFMC188

 
This is my reminder Card for YOU to come play on the "Friendship" theme at HMFMC.
We have more amazing samples by the Mousey DT, so be sure to stop by HERE.
Help spread the Mousey LOVE!! Post our HMFMC Button and link it back to us!
Proudly offering you great prizes from three Wonderful Sponsors;
http://www.house-mouse.com/

AND BY...
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront 
AND BY...
http://www.disdigistamps.com/

Here's my House-Mouse TEA Friendship CARD RECIPE:
Lots of beautiful dies were used on this card to create this fun dimensional look! 
  Stamps; Stampabilites, House-Mouse Designs, Inc., "Chamomile Tea" Rubber Stamp #HMPR1072 featuring; Friend, Muzzy, Amanda and Mudpie.  
The Friendship Sentiment by Studio G.
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, COPICS, Glitter Gel Markers, White Sharpie Paint Pen

Papers:  Heavy Bright White CS, American Crafts, Pomegranate POW Glitter CS
 Accessories: 
White Satin Ribbon, adhesive half-pearls, Stickles, Foam Adhesive, Creative Expressions dies by Sue Wilson, {Classic Weaving Dies (for background panel), Noble Dies Ornate Pierced Squares (layered this one behind the main panel), Noble Dies - Ornate Pierced Rectangles (used this for housing the image and for creating a smaller frame from the same die), Frames and Tag Pierced Flags (for the sentiment banner), Scandinavian Collection Corner, Border and Tag Die (for dressing up the corners).   
For more inspiration, visit Sue Wilson's amazing Blog HERE.
Sue Wilson's Products can be found at Creative Expressions, HERE.
http://www.creative-expressions.uk.com/diesbysuewilson/  
Sue's high quality dies can be found at these awesome Europe shops;

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 Additional dies used are the fun Precision dies by The Frantic Stamper; {Easter Icons (for mini-Bow) FRA-DIE-09390 and Tea Set FRA-DIE-09338 }.
Visit Frantic Stamper Inc. site to see the great variety of themed cutting dies HERE.
http://www.franticstamper.com/

 
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I'd also like to enter this card into the following challenges: 
Artbymiran Challenge - Anything Goes  
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers - Stripes
Creative Knockouts - Lot's Of Layers 
Cute Card Thursday -  Fancy Corners  
Craft Your Passion - Anything GoesCrafty Catz - Use Your Dies / Punches  
Crafts 4 Eternity Recipe Challenge - Emboss It 
Imagination Crafts - Always Anything Goes
In the Pink - Cute (in pink of course)  
Jo's Scrap Shack - Anything Goes 
Meljens Designs - Seeing Spots (my bow is dry embossed in dots) 
Penny's Paper Crafty - Layers
Simon says - Anything goes 
Southern Girls -  Get Your Girly On 
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes 
Spring Coffee Lovers Blog -  Spring Blog Hop
Stempelsonnen Challenge - Anything Goes 
SCS - IC482 - Hora-del-té  ("Tea-Time", directly translates to; "Hour of Tea") 
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything goes
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Thanks for stopping by today as I so enjoy hearing from you.
Happy Creating:)
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Sunday, February 22, 2015

TWO Black and White WEDDING Cards, Creative Expressions

A  Wedding  Prayer  Card
Hello and Happy Sunday Crafters. I'm so glad you stopped by today!  :)
I'm super excited to be showing you two cards today. First is this Black and White Card that comes with a lovely Cross Pendant ( ideal for a Wedding, or any Christian Celebration like Anniversary, Communion, or Confirmation). It was created using with Sue Wilson's NEWLY released Collections; Finishing Touches Ornamental Corners and Caribbean Island Background Dies.  

Oh my, wait until you see Sue Wilson's NEWEST 38 releases!!  They are stunning, ornamental and just incredible in design and versatility!  I'm in LOVE. I'm especially diggin' how the large Caribbean BG die can give your card that beautiful pierced look. I love how these Finishing Touches Ornamental Corners can be arranged in various ways to form different looks too.   Ive used these corner cuts to showcase the Cross Pendant on my Wedding Card. Did this by adhering corner cuts to the center of a smaller oval behind main panel holding the Lovely Cross. The Background was embossed using a Darice EF.

(This lovely Pendant is only attached at the top of the ribbon bow, so it's completely removable). Would be great for adding it to a Necklace, or a Bracelet or for decorating a Wedding Album Cover or adding to a personal Bible...

CARD RECIPE
Stamps: NONE
Paper: Textured Bright White CS, Textured Black CS
Paper Size: 5x7
Ink: NONE
Accessories: Caribbean Island Collection Background, Finishing Touches Ornamental Corners New Releases, CE Sue Wilson Cutting Dies, Darice EF, Satin and Chiffon Ribbons, Cross Pendant
Techniques: Dry Embossing, Layering

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Next up, I have this Black and White Card created with Sue's CE Fall Die Releases...
Always  WEDDING  Card
Stamps: Studio G- Clear Stamp Sentiment
Paper: Bright White CS, Glossy Textured Black CS
Paper Size: 5.5x5.5
Ink: SU Black
Accessories: Creative Expressions, New York Collection Corner Border and Tag Dies by Sue Wilson, Cuttlebug EF, Satin White Ribbon, CE Adhesive Pearls, Silver Half-Pearls, Pizazz Aplenty Pearl Pin, Beads
Techniques: Dry Embossing, Layering

Check out the Creative Expressions site for Sue Wilson Products HERE.
http://www.creative-expressions.uk.com/diesbysuewilson/   
Sue's products can also be found at these awesome shops; EUROPE
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To see Sue's gorgeous samples using her amazing products, visit

I'd also like to enter these cards into the following challenges;
Crafting for All Seasons - Dies/Punches
Crafty Calendar - Anything goes 
Love to Scrap - Anything Goes
Loves Rubber Stamps - Let it Sparkle
Not Just Cards - Anything Goes
Scrappers Delights - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Add Texture
Sister Act - Anything Goes
Simply Create Too - Anything Goes
Stamping Sensations - Anything Goes
 The Sisters of Craft - Anything Goes 
Thanks for visiting. I love hearing from you. Happy Creating!
America

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Franctic Stamper Precision Dies on 3 Cards...

YOU ARE *EGGSTRA* SPECIAL
CARD RECIPE
I have a fun Easter Card created with the fabulous Frantic Stamper Stitched Bracket Edger Cutting Die and adorable Bunny and Basket dies. This card came together fairly easily with the DP used for framed panel. Other accessories include; Cuttlebug Dots EF, Mini Oval Punch for eggs in basket, Fringe Scissors, Confetti Bling, Stickles and Martha Stewart Ultra-fine Glitter
Stamps: NONE
Paper: Easter DP, White CS
Paper Size: 4.5 x 5.5
Ink: Dew Drop VersaMagic Pigment Inks
Accessories:  Frantic Stamper Stitched Bracket Edger FRA-DIE-09404 Cutting Die Bunny and Basket are (from Easter Icons Die set, FRA-DIE-09390). Also used Cuttlebug Dots EF, Fringe Scissors, Mini Oval Punch (for eggs in the basket), Confetti Bling, Stickles, Martha Stewart Ultra-fine Glitter
Techniques: Dry Embossing, Sponging
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It's a funky MUSTACHE kind of VALENTINE

CARD RECIPE
Stamps: NONE
Paper: Kraft CS, White CS, Black CS
Paper Size: 4.5x5
Ink: Black Marvy Matchables (for sponging edges)
Accessories: Frantic Stamper Stitched Bracket Edger FRA-DIE-09404 Cutting Die (turned upside down), Stampin' Up! word window Punch, Creative Memories Circle Punches, Spellbinders Circle Dies, Darice EF, Cuttlebug EF, Black Half-Pearls, Recycled Mustache Gift bag
Techniques: Dry Embossing
I used a recycled gift bag and circle punched out the parts of the mustaches and sayings that I wanted to keep then matted the circles on black CS and dry embossed for texture.

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COLORFUL BIRTHDAY GIFTS

CARD RECIPE
Stamps: Sentiments (broken up sayings stamps - brand unknown)
Paper: Polk-a-dot DP, White CS, Black CS
Paper Size: 4.5 x 5.5
Ink: Black Stampin' Up!
Accessories: Frantic Stamper Stitched Bracket Edger FRA-DIE-09404 Cutting Die and the mini bow (from Easter Icons Die set, FRA-DIE-09390). Also used Cuttlebug Dots EF, Fiskars Postage Punch, Stampin' Up! Oval Punches, Bling
Techniques: Dry Embossing
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 I had great FUN making these funky cards! What do you think? 


I'd Like to also ente these into the following Challenges;
Love To Scrap - Anything Goes
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Punches or Die-Cuts
Hope you will give these fun Frantic Stamper precision cutting dies a try!  The Frantic Stamper Inc. site can be found, HERE;
http://www.franticstamper.com/
      Happy creating!
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      Wednesday, February 18, 2015

      HMFMC188, Thanks Friend, I needed That!

       Here is my take on the "Friends" theme, at HMFMC
      My sweet Teamie, Sue Kment, chose the theme. All you need to do is create a project representing some Friendship, (which is so easy to do with the adorable House-Mouse Stamps). Do come check us out. You'll be inspired by the amazingly talented Design Team;
       Help spread the Mousey LOVE!! Post our HMFMC Button and link it back to us!

      Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, COPICS

      Papers:  Heavy Bright White CS, Food themed DP
       Accessories:  Creative Expressions dies by Sue Wilson, {New York Collection Herald Square, Scandinavian Collection Stockholm, Frames and Tags Dainty Rectangular Frame}, Spellbinders Radiant Rectangles Oval, White Satin Ribbon
      Technique:  Layering, Sponging (sky)

      To find Sue Wilson's Fabulous Quality Steel Dies, visit Creative Expressions HERE.

      http://www.creative-expressions.uk.com/diesbysuewilson/ 
      Sue's high quality dies can also be found at these awesome shops; 
      EUROPE
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      To see Sue's gorgeous samples and fabulous products, visit Sue Wilson's Blog HERE.

      Hope you can join us as we are sponsored by;
      http://www.house-mouse.com/

      AND BY...
      http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront 
      AND BY...
      http://www.disdigistamps.com/
      Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - All Creatures, Great and Small

      Thanks for stopping by today.  I so enjoy hearing from you. :)
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