Saturday, February 28, 2015


Good morning everyone-
Happy Saturday everyone!!   Time for another creation of this weeks weekly challenge over at  Sweetstamps!  This weeks challenge is:
Anything But A Card

For my project this week, I decided to make a corner book marker!  I have not made theses in so long, that I almost forgot how to make them!!  LOL.  They are fairly simple to make and it's a fun way to dress up the page in your book, while it awaits your return!!  :)

There is still time to join us this week and remember the theme is:

This is a list of the products used:


Friday, February 27, 2015

Singing in the Rain - Mixed Media

Hello! Lisa here with something completely different and new to me... mixed media art! I always admire Mixed Media Art, and I sure do love getting messy, so I decided with this weeks challenge being anything but a card I would go for it...

Supplies Used:

I started by applying ModgePodge to watercolor cardstock. I then tore and adhered various tissue type paper.  I then went over all of that with more ModgePodge.  Next I applied Gesso with my finger and rubbed over the entire panel.  Then it was time for some waterpaiting fun with my peerless transparent watercolors.  I stamped my umbrella with a waterproof ink and let dry.  I hand wrote my sentiment and went back to color in my umbrella.  Finally I added some splats of distress spray stain and some glastique gloss for a raindrop effect.

I absolutely love how this turned out and I am so proud of myself for finally taking the plunge and creating something new.

Happy Crafting!

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Snowy Day Card(s)

For my Sweet Stamps project this week, I continued on my mission to find ways to use up some of my (collection of ) Designer Paper.

  On this card, I punched 1" circles and layered them on the background. I added the snowman which is colored with Copics and highlighted with Sakura Jelly Roll pen. The snowflake is Globecraft and Piccolo using Siam Silver Enamel EP.
  I finished off using my DP paper strips by making an 'extra' card creating a Herringbone pattern.

  My daughter likes one, and hubby likes the other.......

We had a little dusting ~ 2 inches of snow here and we are expecting more tomorrow and Friday- to total about 10 inches.  I bet we will be seeing some new snowmen pop up around the neighborhood.

Products I used from the Store:

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Sweet as can be

 Love this Ice Cream Scream set, it comes with 9 images (one is a sweet little cherry) and four sentiments...a full variety of ice cream treats!

The image was colored with Chameleon Pens: PK3, YG3, BR2, RD4, VO4 and the background with Copic markers: B000, 0000.  

The 1/16" and 1/4" Perfect Layers was used to cut the green and pink borders for the image panel and 1/8" ruler for the sentiment panel border.

Glitter Adhesive was applied to the hearts to hold on the Microfine Glitter, such a nice sparkle!

Images: SweetStamps - Ice Cream Scream
Paper: Die Cuts with a View designer paper, Bazzill green, dotted swiss pink, Beckett Expressions for image
Ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Eyelet Outlet and Brads - pink pearls and Paper Glaze for adhesive, Microfine Glitter and Glitter Adhesive   

Some quick links to the SweetStamps Store:

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Silly Girl

Silly girl there's no such thing as too much wine!
This sentiment makes for a fun bottle tag.
I used a standard shipping tag and distressed the edges first.
Then I stamped the wine glass and bottle images in different colors.
Attached some sequins and shimmer and a pretty ribbon.
My vision was for a festive design.
Hopefully I got my point across.  
My tag also fits in with this week's challenge.
*Anything but a Card* and I certainly hope you will share your projects with us!

Supplies included in this design:

Monday, February 23, 2015

Challenge #210 Anything But a Card

Hello Sweet Stamp Friends!
Happy Monday!!

Time for another weekly challenge!

Our theme is....
Anything But a Card

Guest Designer.... 
Love these fun baskets!!

And Vicki shares a  awesome video with us on how she created these adorable baskets...

THANKS so much for Guest Designing with us this month!!

DT Sweeties projects...

We'd love to see your beautiful creations, so come play along! {Cards, ATCs, scrapbook pages, mixed media, altered art, etc.} You could win a $10 shopping spree for goodies at's online store by playing along in our challenge! 

Click here for our complete Challenge Rules.

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***Check back throughout the week for more inspiration from our DT Sweeties!!***

Happy Stamping! 
Have a super sweet week!