Monday, July 29, 2013

May This Day Bring Joy To Your Heart!

I just LOVE this sentiment  from the 
 stamp set from

 (a Hendrich Company).

It's perfect for the
 (Clean and Simple)
 Challenge (#83) at
 Friends of Speedy TV - FOSTV 
this week!

Thanks for stopping by today - 
I hope you have JOY in your heart!

I'm Just A Summer Kinda Girl

Deasy Designs

 is the creator of this fun little image and sentiment

Summer Girl

 which I've used as my inspiration card for 

Tammy's Scrapin Corner's

 "Use A Digi" 

Challenge (#72) this week.

Stop by the challenge this week and check out all the Design Team's card and of, course, our Guest Designer this week.

Have a beautiful and blessed day!

Charlotte and Butterfly

I think this digital image 


Wings and Willows 

is just the cutest little thing!

It was my choice for my Design Team inspiration card for the 
Color Inspired Challenge (#76) at

This is the inspiration colors for this challenge:

Make sure you take a few minutes to check out some of the great inspiration cards from all of the Designers this week - there is some great stuff to see (and win)!

Wings and Willows is offering a special for all of our followers at

 Love To Create for this challenge -

 20% off all orders using
Code - love2create
(expires August 29th)

Thanks so much for stopping by and checking out my creativity - it is really appreciated!
Please feel free to comment - I love reading and responding to them!

Blessings for a beautiful day filled with much joy!

Friday, July 26, 2013

Sometimes You Got To Blow Your Own Horn

This cute (and true) sentiment from 
 goes fabulously with the 
Truck digi which I've used for my
 DT Inspiration Card this week for the 
Cars, Trains and Planes 
Challenge (#49).

 Here is my photo tutorial for this card

Thank You so very much for checking out my blog today!

Have a fantastic Friday

Monday, July 22, 2013

Be Virtuous

 one who practises what they preach ..

 one who speaks good words and follows them with good actions ...

The theme this week at
 (Friends of Speedy TV) at
 Mark's Finest Papers and Stamps (a Hendrich Company) is
 No Designer Papers

I've Used the
 for my 5 1/2" x 5 1/2" 
Design Team Inspiration Card this week:

Supplies and Materials Used:

  • Mark's Finest Papers and Stamps (a Hendrich Company) - Be Virtuous 2013 Stamp
  • Colorbok - Black, Red and White Card Stock
  • Black Pigment Archival Color Box Pigment Ink Pad
  • VersaMark/dazzle frost embossing Pad
  • Gold Glitter
  • Embossing Powders - Recollections Sparkle Clear Gold and Recollections Opaque Ebony
  • 1/8 " Score Tape
  • ATG
  • White Satin Ribbon
  • Foam Tape

Sea Ya Soon!

This cute
 Little Mermaid from
was my inspiration for this week's challenge at 
 where the
 Theme is:  Fantasy Creatures

  You can get this image here

Supplies and Materials Use:
Colorbok Cardstock (Light Gray and Dark Gray)
Parchment Paper (sky)
Stamp:  Sea Ya Soon - Mark's Finest Papers and Stamps (a Hendrich Company)
Foam Tape
Colored Pencils

Thanks so very much for taking the time to look at my creations!
It is TRULY appreciated!!!


This adorable Parisian Pretty comes from
who is our sponsor this week at
The Theme for Challenge #75 is
Hugs and Wishes.

Basic Instructions:

The 5 x 5 polka dot background paper was embossed by using the cut out of the flourish, 
dabbed with embossing powder and heat embossed. 
 The die cut was then put over the embossing with glue dots. 
 Bling was added randomly to the flourishes.  
Lace was attached to the background paper and attached to the base of the 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 gray card stock.  Bling was added to the lace.
The image and it's background layer were cut with my Grand Calibur machine, 
taking care to fussy cut the top of the image (around her beret) 
and put on top of the die before cutting . 
 The image was mounted with foam tape to it's background and then attached to the card.  
Bling was added randomly to the image block.

You've got a chance to win one of her
awesome stamps
if you play along and win.

Supplies and Materials Used:
  • Stamp Annie Thing Digital Image
  • Colorbok Grey Card Stock
  • Simple Stories 6x6 Paper Pad - Documented #2301 from Crafty City
  • Silver metallic paper from stash (unknown product)
  • Silver embossing powder - Zing
  • Sissix Sizzlits Decorative Flourishes Set
  • Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels Twenty-Nine 
  • Recollections - Bling On A Roll
  • Lace (Mom)
  • ATG
  • Foam Tape
  • Glue Dots 1/2" Pop Up Adhesive
  • Glue Dots Micro Adhesive Dots

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Thank You For Being My Friend

This beautiful  6 x 6 Vintage Digital Printable Designer Paper called 
was created by Daisy at
 Tsunami Rose Designs
 and can be purchased here at her shop.

Thanks for stopping in today.

Supplies and Materials Used:

Challenges I'm Entering:

Friday, July 19, 2013

Home Made Strawberry Gel Air Fresheners Are A Perfect Thank You Gift

and so durn easy to make too!!!

This is my inspiration card for this weeks 

My grandson and I make these 
Gel Air Fresheners 
for gifts for friends and family all the time and when I saw this 

 I knew I had the perfect use for it!!!

I hope you have time to check out all the great creations this week at QKR for your inspiration!


Monday, July 15, 2013

May You Live As Long As The Sea Turtle

 - so that you can enjoy many more years of

 Summer Fun!!!

That's the Challenge this week (#81) at FOSTV 

(Friends of Speedy TV 
a Mark's Finest Papers and Stamps - a Hendrich Company)

The images and sentiments on this step card are from the
 Shello 2013
 Stamp Pad Set which you can get

Supplies and Materials Used:

  • Mark's Finest Papers and Stamps - Shello 2013 Stamp Set
  • Colorbok Card Stock White, Olive Green and Torquoise
  • Inks:  Memento Fade Resistant Dye Ink (Pistachio and Bahama Blue),  ColorBox Pigmnt Archival Black, Time Holtz Distress Ink - Broken China
  • Clear Glitter from Stash
  • Liquid Pearls - Key Lime and Gold
  • Embossing Powders - Recollections (Opaque Ebony and Chunky Aged Silver), Ranger Holographic
  • Home made Sprays ( Iced Blue Metallic, Robin's Egg Glitter, Holographic Glitter and Peridot Glitter)
  • ATG
  • Foam Tape

Heavenly Wishes

Fairy Tale or Fantasy
is the challenge this week

I chose this terrific image from 
for my 
Design Team
inspiration card


Supplies Used:

  • Spellbinders A2 Matting Basics A and B
  • The Paper Studio's A2 Snowflakes Embossing Folder
  • Heavenly Wishes Stamp (unknown source)

Materials Used:

  • Colorbok Card Stock (white, mint green, melon green)
  • Tim Holtz Distress Stains (Shabby Shutters, Mowed Lawn, Peacock Feathers and Picket Fence)
  • Liquid Pearls:  Key Lime, Lavender and Light Blue)
  • Paper Punches:  Paper Studio small and medium snowflake   Recollections mini snowflake
  • 1/8" scor tape
  • Glitter (stash)
  • Gemstones (Walmart)
  • ATG
  • Foam Tape