Saturday, September 29, 2012

Experiment II

Hello my friends, I hope you are having a fabulous weekend!  As for me, I have to work... but it's cool, got to earn some $$$ to buy more craft goodies, right?!  Here is another of my new mixed media experiment.  I saw a few website and other tutorials about pan pastels...  Plus, my LSS started to carry the new Donna Downey Mixed Media kit, so I brought down and got a set.  So, I watched the tutorial and went to town, Viola!!!!  Love these pan pastels... super fun and quite addicting!!

Hope you like it!

Thursday, September 27, 2012

whooooo wants cake?!

Whooooo wants cake?!  Hehe, isn't it super super cute!  It's thursday again, time for be challenge...  Join us at the Art Impression blog, the theme this week is Bunting and Banners.  Check out the little whoot (SKU#F4124), so so adorable, and not to mention the super cool sentiment!, it's from the Birthday Whoot set (SKU#4125).  So, come on, join the fun... for a chance to win!  

Goodies that I used:
Prima So Cute paper pad
Memory Box dies Simple Banner, Grove Branch, Grove Leaves
Copic Markers
Distress ink pad
Cosmo Cricket Alphabet Stickers

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

What's up?

Morning, how's going?  And yes, yes... I have been really quite lately, work has been very busy.  I finally have a day off today and just chilled out with my dear crafty friends.  Not only I had a fabulous time hanging out... crafting and laughing the day away...  I did a little more experimenting with mixed media stuff, hehe!

First up, of course... my favorite Dylusion ink sprays and stencils....  Love love love this super cool stamp from Stampotique.

Then, time for some major inky fingers action....  OMG!  I'm completely insane of stencils lately,  do I have to say more, LOL!

Finally, I saw this awesome post from Julie from Balzer Design's blog about creating your own washi tape, totally genius!  Click HERE to see her post!  You know how much I love these washi tape.   So, here are a few that I made... just need to cut them to the width that I like.  SWEET!  Julie, thanks so so much, you ROCK!

Tuesday, September 25, 2012


Hello hello, how are you?  Today is going to be a wicked fun day!  First, it's Softpencil Tuesdays, I have one of the new halloween digi stamp called Michu flying on a broomstick to show you....  isn't it cute?!  You can find it HERE!   And for more ideas and inspiration, please feel free to visit the fellow DT friends or even the Softpencil FB page, there are lots of fun and beautiful creations there.

Plus, I'm meeting up with my close friends and we are going to have a crafty kind of day!  Super excited and I can't wait!  I'll fill you in the details later, hehe!

Goodies that I used:
Softpencil Digi Stamps Michu flying on a broomstick
Memory Box Blackbird paper oak
Amuse sentiment WICKED
Copic markers

Monday, September 24, 2012

Beep, beep, off she goes!

Good morning peeps!  I hope you had a fabulous weekend!  It's starting to feel like fall in New England, which inspired me to use some pretty fall colors.  Here is a super fun card that I made with the Art Impressions Mad Rider Set, love her, she is totally awesome!  She is rushing home after an awesome shopping trip from the local scrapbooking store, it's so me.  Well, not to mention the sweet orange bike, totally cool!

To create the background, I also used the Door (UM3386) and the signage from the Scrap/Stamp set (UM3528).   And here is the close up, did you see her sparkly shoes, hehe?!  Plus, she also has an adorable passenger at the back, my kitty Stewie.  

Goodies that I used:
Ai Mad Rider Set (sku #4101)
Door (UM3386)
Scrap/Stamps set (UM3528)
Creative Imaginations Orchard Harvest paper pad
Bazzill cardstock
Copic Marker
Distress ink pad
Stickles and Liquid Pearl

Friday, September 21, 2012

Happy EARLY halloween...

TGIF everyone!!!  Since halloween is on its way, how about another Halloween card?  Hope you don't  mind, I love love halloween, and all of halloween goodies are super super cool!  And I can't say no on this adorable stamp from Penny Black.... so so cute!

Hope you like it and have a fabulous weekend!

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Come join the challenge...

Hello hello, I hope you are having a great Thursday...  Up for a challenge?  Come join us over at Art Impression Thursday challenge!  The theme this week is fun game/sport.  Since my father in law is into golfing.... this awesome stamp is called Earl from the Golden Oldies, isn't he totally awesome?  So so funny and he just make me smile!

Goodies that I used:
Art Impression Golden Oldies Earl
My Mind's Eye kraft fun day paper pad
Black card stock
Copic markers
Distress ink pad in antique linen and black soot
twine and button

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Softpencil Spooky Tuesdays...

Hello and happy Tuesday to you!  As you know... Tuesdays are Softpencil's day and this week, I have another card featuring the new SPOOKY halloween stickers.  It's so easy to use, no color necessary...  I know, I know, we all love to color.  These stickers are perfect for quick projects, I LOVE it!!!

And here is the whole sheet of halloween stickers, you can get all the super cute images in just one sheet!  Click HERE for more info.

Goodies that I used:
Softpencil Halloween sticker
Pattern paper by Pink Paislee Hocus Pocus
Recollection bling on a roll tape
Star circle spellbinder
Distress ink pad in black soot and peeled paint
Lime green stickles

Monday, September 17, 2012

Hello and happy Monday to you!  How was your weekend?  As for me, I had a fabulous one, I spent Saturday with my family and Sunday with my two friends (yes, we are missing our 3rd lady, but she had a date with her hubby).     

I have a super fun card for you today.  I just love these four ladies from the 2012 Girlfriends Picture Perfect, are they just too cute?  And they totally reminds me of my crafty friends and I.   The four of us craft, shop, and laugh so much every time we get together.  I even matched the ladies' hair with ours too and some of our favorite colors, hehe!   And of course, we need a sentiment, right?   The All Together sentiment is too cool!   I hope you like it.

Goodies that I used:
2012 Girlfriends Picture Perfect
2012 Girlfriends All Together
Bo Bunny Ad Lib paper pad
Bazzill cardstock
Copic Markers
Stardust pen
Distress ink pad
Buttons and twine

Thursday, September 13, 2012


Hello hello and happy Thursday to you!  I hope you are ready for a BRA-VO challenge?!  Join us at the Ai Thursday challenge....  the theme is Rainbow!  

So, go on... bring on the colors, red, orange, yellow, green, blue!  Here is just what I did, I picked one of my favorite Basic Grey paper pad Lime Rickey, love the pattern and the bright colors.  And I used one of the new Card Keepers (which can be a money or gift card holder), this is called the Bra Keeper, how cool is this?  

Well, what do you think?  I think this is an AWSOME bra!  To top it off, it has a $20 bill with it, haha!!!  Cool, huh?   Thanks for stopping by and see you at the challenge!

Goodies that I used:
Art Impressions Card Keepers Bra Keepers
Basic Grey Lime Rickey
EK Success Edge Punch
Amuse ribbon

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Softpencil news!!!

Hello hello and it's Tuesday.... well, you know it!  As promised...  I have some super cool news from Softpencil Studio!  Yep, yep!  Halloween stickers!  So so cute and what's halloween without candies, right?!  So, I made these baggies for them.  You can find the tutorial HERE

And here is the close up for the super cool stickers.  You can get them HERE!

Goodies that I used:
Softpencil Halloween stickers
Timeless twine Purple Passion
Tim Holtz embossing folder in Cobwebs
Bazzill paper

Monday, September 10, 2012

Dollar Bills for the Slot Machines

Hello, hello and Happy Monday!  I'm so happy to show you another creations with Art Impressions Stamps!  I just love Slots Jean so much, I can't help it, have to use her again,  hehe!  She is just totally awesome and hilarious!!!  So, I hope you are ready to save up your dollar bills and head to the slot machines!!  Yes, yes....  How about a piggy bank?

For the piggy bank... the dimension is 4.5" (ht) x 3.5" (wt) x 2" (deep).

I cut the paper to 12" x 8.5".  On the 12" side, score at 3.5", 5.5", 9", and 11".  Then I turned the cardstock 90 degrees.  I scored again at 2", and 6.5".  Cut the top and bottom flaps (to create a box)
For the top, I created an opening slot using a punch (for the money).  And I cut the pattern paper, the dimensions are 4.25" x 3.25" and 4.25" x 1.75".   

Here is the close up:

Goodies that I used:
Copics Markers:  BG10, BG11, BG32, BG34, E00, E01, R20, R22, R24, R30, R32, Y21, Y23
Bazzill cardstock
Distress ink pads in broken china and scattered straw
Spellbinder in scalloped ovals and ovals
Lace ribbon (dyed with distress stains in broken china) and yellow ribbon
Stickles in ruby slippers 
Stardust pens and glossy accent

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Up for a Challenge?!

Hello and happy Sunday?  I hope you are having a great weekend.  So, are you up for a challenge?  I sure am!!!   I created a little notebook with mixed media paper (since, I have been completely insane about everything mixed media lately), VIOLA!

I hope you like it.... I just love this Ballerina Eunice from Art Impression, she is totally hilarious, I went laughing and giggling the whole thing while I was coloring her (and yes, even though I wasn't using my Copics).  I created the background using stencils with Dylusion ink spray, the awesomeness pink paper was created with distress ink pad in picked raspberry, loveeeee it!!!  And finally top this off with a super cool ruler paper tape, flower, and of course twine!

So....  here is the challenge I'm playing along...

Art Impression - School/Office Supplies (I made a notebook, the rule paper tape, and I even used watercolor pencil!!!)
Timeless Twine - It's a scrap lift (I lifted the little notebook idea from Cristina)
Sketch Saturday - Sketch
Anything but a Card - Anything but a card
Pile it On - patterned paper
Going Grey with Scrap - Humor
Papertake Weekly - Anything goes
Loves Rubber Stamps - Anything goes

Goodies that I used:
Art Impression Ballerina Eurine
Dylusion ink spray in Black Marble
TCW and Julie Balzer stencils
Distress ink in picked raspberry and black soot
Twine, flower, paper tape

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Wicked halloween...

Hello hello and how's your day?  Mine was wonderful, I spent my day off hanging out with good friends, it was perfect!  Got a card to share today.  Yes, yes, the most adorable halloween theme Tilda, isn't she cute?  And there is a story behind this card, you see...

A couple weeks ago, there of 4 good crafters who love to get together, we laugh, giggle, and craft!  And during our last get together, we divided some Tim Holtz Halloween Haunts kraft resist paper stash into 4 sets and our challenge is to create something with them.  And Viola, here is mine!  This is totally dedicate to my friend Karen, she loves Magnolia, plus the kraft resist paper is also from her too.  

Goodies that I used:
Magnolia Stamps
Tim Holtz Halloween Haunts kraft resist paper stash
Distress ink pads
Ribbon, Feathers, flowers

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Sparkly slippers and GOOD NEWS!

Hello, hello and I have an awesome news to tell!!!  I'm super excited that I'm in the Art Impressions Stamps Design Team!  Art Impressions (aka Ai) has so many varies of stamps, from the funniest Ai people to the 'Golden Oldies', to the gorgeous watercolors, to the new Whoots! and even Zoo Crew...  Omgosh, so fun!   Here is the link for the Ai Shop, check it out!  To start off, please allow me to show you one of the Golden Oldies, the very coolest Slots Jean.  Isn't she awesome?  She is hilarious, she just makes me giggle and smile!!!  So, are you ready to save up your dollar bills and head to the slot machines!!

And I can't help it...  I can't make up my mind today, I want to play with some paints and things, but also want to color too.  So, I did a little of both, haha!  I used watercolor paper and using Faber Castell gelatos, Dylusion stencils, and distress ink pads to create a cool background, then I colored Slot Jean with Copics, and of course, I can't say no to this awesomeness sentiment from Dylusion, haha!  And yes, yes... did you say her sparkly slippers?

Also, are you up for a challenge?!  or even want to have some stamping fun?  Join the Art Impressions every Thursday!!!  For this week, the theme is School/Office supplies!  So, come join us!

Goodies that I used:

Art Impressions Slots Jean
Dylusion stamps Quintessential Quotes
Dylusion stencil Number Jumble
Faber Castell Gelatos
Distress ink pads in broken china and scattered straw

Woohoo, it's Softpencil time!

Hi hi, happy Tuesday...  I hope you had a fabulous Labor Day weekend!  And I have been busy busy creating something secretly, haha!  I'm not telling, you have find out soon, hehe!  Anyways, until then...  How about something cute?  This adorable image is from Softpencil, it's called Ladybug and the Flower.  Cute, huh?!

And yea....  I have something up my sleeve for Softpencil next week too?  So, stay tune!!!

Goodies that I used:
Softpencil digi stamp Ladybug and the Flower
Paper from K&Company
Spellbinder in Star Circle
Ribbon and pearls

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Happy Saturday!

Howdy and I hope you are ready for the weekend. As for me, I sure am.... Husband has decided to work on the house a bit, so I think it will be a crafty kind of day for me, SWEET! Talking about sweet, check out the adorable sweetheart from Sweet Pea Stamp Elaine Cox Playing with Stars! Cuteness, right?!  And I went a little crazy on stickles today, haha!!!

Goodies that I used:
Sweet Pea Stamps Playing with Stars
Prima Sweet Fairy paper pad
Memory Box Cherish border
Basic Grey die cut piece from Kioshi
Twine and lots of stickles