Sunday, June 30, 2013

Stay Cool

Super excieted today to tell you about some new files that will be at SVG Cutting Files this Friday! A new Paper Doll line!! There is a base doll set and you can add your favorite accessory files to customize your doll. I created this little boy with  my skateboard lovin' nephew in mind... including the spiky hair.

SVG Cutting Files, Curved Card Base
Sentiment- Jaded Blossom, Happy Summer
Face Stamp- Peachy Keen Stamps, PK-1320

Thanks so much for stopping by-

Happy Wedding Day!

Hello there! Just posting a card that I made for my niece for her wedding day.  I picked out a "wedding dress" at the Silhouette Online Store, Wedding Dress Card by Loni Harris.  Her grandmother wore a dress like this and I love the retro feel.

The sentiments are from Peachy Keen, PK-196 Bird Sentiments. (cute wedding and anniversary stamps in the is set.) This is also my entry for the Anything Goes Challenge that Peachy Keen is hosting. Be sure to link your project up by July 3.

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Chibi Cheerleader!

Hello! Today I have project featuring a cutting file from SVG Cutting Files.  She is the Chibi Cheerleader and will be at the available this Friday.  Micheal's Craft Store has a whole section in their dollar bins with cheer themed items. I found this notebook and decorated the front with this cutie pie cheerleader.  This would be fun to make several and match the hair color of some of the real "chibi" girls in your life. (I had to look up the word chibi.. it means little! he he)

Have a great day!

Friday, June 28, 2013

Happy July 4

Good morning. Today I have a fun slider card to share with you. This card base is from SVG Cutting files and is decorated with Stamps from Stamp Annie*Thing.  The girl is paper pieced and colored with Copic Markers.
She is so stylin'
Base Card
from SVG Cutting Files, HERE
The top is a pull that slides out from
the top for your message.

Here is the complete stamp set:

Have a great day!

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Happy Summer!

Hello! I am playing along at The Greeting Farm's Farm Fresh Friday. This week's challenge is all about summer. To me, one of the joy's of summer is fresh watermelon. I used the Bright Bean Clear Stamp and colored her outfit to look like it had watermelon seeds on her skirt.  I found the card base at the Silhouette Online Store, watermelon shape card by Alla' K.
Sentiment Peachy Keen Stamps, PKSC-18
The Greeting Farm- Bright Bean

Thanks for stopping by today. Be sure to check out the beautiful cards the design team has made for this challenge.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Summer Time Frame

Hello- I just updated my Seasonal Frame project with Summer Tags. (Easter has been over for a while now... I had to put my sweet rabbit tags away.)  My cuts were all purchased the at Silhouette Online store and decorated with Peachy Keen Stamps.  The base banner shape is about 3 by 5 inches.  Next up for this project with be some birthday tags and I forgot to make Christmas ones last year too.

DCWV pattern paper- Surf's Up, Cotton Bloom
Stamps- Peachy Keen Face Assortments PK-1300 and PK-180
              Sentiment stamps from Peachy Keen, PKSC-18, PK-162
Cuts from Silhouette Online Store:
Sun and Clouds ppbn designs
Happy Watermelon ppbn designs
Sandcastle and Ball ppbn designs
Summer Popcicles Sweet Elsie
Sunglasses and Lotion Miss Kate Cuttables

Thanks for stopping by today- Hope you have a great day!

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Slumber Party Time!

I have some exciting news! I was asked to join the SVG Cutting Files Design Team! AND will be the guest designer at Jaded Blossom for September.  (Man... I should go out and buy a lottery ticket.)
I have a couple of gift bags to share today. The bags are decorated 3.5 by 6 inch tags with edges that are punched with Making Memories Corner Chompers. The adorable Slumber Party girls are from SVG Cutting Files. They will be at the store this Friday. The pillow can be removed from the sleeping bag to write a note to the birthday girl. How cute would it be to tuck a girl inside the sleeping bag.
Happy Birthday Stamp Sentiments

The popcorn bowl is in the SVG set too
I added some more "popcorn"
withe the Martha Stewart Hydrangea Punch

She is painting her toes! Love it!!
Patterned Paper- Momenta Birthday Wishes
Cuttlebug Embossing folders- Matelasse, Tiny bubbles
Twine- The Twinery, Lilac and Caribbean

Thanks for stopping and hope your weekend is great.

Friday, June 21, 2013

You Have a Headache?

Ohhh... I hope not.  Today I have a project for Stamp Annie*Thing Stamps. I used the dolls from Voo Doo You Love to make this card. The images are colored with Copic markers and the pattern paper is form Basic Grey's Fact or Fiction. I get a kick out of the girl withe the pins in her head... I get migraine headaches so I can relate to her.  The card is decorated with Prima flowers and straight pins from my sewing supplies.
Step card base from SVG Cutting Files, HERE
I love the the zig-zag side panels.

I used the edge piece cut to make a tag to stamp my sentiment.
The polariod cut is from the Silhouette Online Store, 4 Vintage Frames.

Thanks for stopping by today-

Saturday, June 15, 2013

SVG Cutting Files :: Work it Girl!

Hi Everyone! This is my third week as SVG Cutting Files Guest Designer.  This is the file that I got to play with this week.  I think she is super! My walking buddy gave me some pink weights to carry so I knew this sweet girl must have a pink set too. I thought she would be fun image to decorate a note pad.  A great spot to keep track of all things for a healthy life...

Be sure to check out the SVG Cutting files store on Friday to see this cutie in the shop. (oh she might have some friends.. but you did not hear that from me!)

Note Book. Avery, Martha Stewart Home Office
Ribbon- Bazzill
Face Stamp- Peachy Keen Stamps, PK-640
Cut File- SVG Cutting Files

Friday, June 14, 2013

Blog Hop:: Ooh La La

Good morning! Welcome to day two of Stamp Annie*Thing stamp reveal.  If you missed day one, you can hop to the start HERE.  If you arrived from Barb's blog you are in the correct hopping order. If not you might want to head to the start so you won't miss a thing.

Today the we are making projects with the new Ooh La La stamp set that will be available for purchase Friday after 4 pm EST at the Stamp Annie*Thing Shop.  Here is my card-

The Scallop Card Base is from SVG Cutting Files and the girl image is stamped on paper cut with a Spellbinder's die. Her dress is paper pieced. A perfect card to wish "good day" to a special friend.  My gal loves this image too and has requested a door sign for her room. (I think that would be a cute project.. so look for that on my blog soon.)

Here is this gorgeous stamp set! Be sure to leave comments on all the blogs today for your chance to
WIN Ooh La La!

Here is the blog hop line-up:
Melissa --- that is me

Enjoy your next hop- Ruza's Blog

Thursday, June 13, 2013

This Bud is for YOU Dad!

Stamp Annie*Thing Blog Hop HERE

Cheers it is Friday! Time for another Peachy Keen Challenge! Create a card with the theme of Father or Grandfather.  Be sure to link at the Peachy Keen Challenge Blog by June 19, 11:59 EST.  Here is my shaped card from my "#1 Dad" who is known to enjoy a beer or two.
Sentiment PKSC-05

To add this "tipsy" Peachy Keen Face PK-471, a circle was punched out of the "foam". This beer mug card cutting file can be found at SVG Cutting Files, HERE.  I added another base part the the beer mug shape so the card could stand up on its own. (My dad likes to line up the cards in the family room at his house... mine is ALWAYS first.  I am just his favorite kid!)

Enjoy the Challenge! I can't wait to see your cards-

Blog Hop :: Party in the USA

Good Morning! Welcome to the reveal day blog hop for Stamp Annie*Thing Stamps. If you just came from the talented  Barb then you are in the right place. Today's stamp set is called Party in the USA.  I have two projects to share made with Party in the USA. The first is a star shaped favor box.  The box is a file from SVG Cutting Files, Mini Star Box.  The beautiful girl stamp "Rose" is colored with Copic markers. She is so adorable, my girls and I will be making some more of these for 4th of July favors. 

For my next project, I  used some basics shape cuts on my silhouette and decorated a 5 by 5 card with stamps from the Party in the USA set. This high quality polymer stamp set will be available for purchase Friday at the Stamp Annie*Thing Shop.  Free shipping for the Continental US too!

Be sure to leave comments and follow the blogs along the hop today to be entered into a drawing to WIN this sweet stamp set!  

Here is the blog hop line-up:
Melissa --- that is me

Join us tomorrow for another Mini Hop and reveal of another stamp set from Stamp Annie*Thing.

Your next stop is Ruza's Blog.

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Rah! Rah!

Hello! Here is another project that I made as SVG Cutting Files' Guest Designer. The main cut is "Jessica the Cheerleader" and she will be available for purchase this Friday.  I love to add accents to my die cuts and gave Jessica some shoe laces with crotchet thread. I added a sentiment from a chipboard sticker set that has a lot of darling cheerleader phrases and accessories.   I could make a whole cheer squad of cards now, ha ha.  The file for the card is called Trapezoid Card Base and I used my cutting software to add a shadow to the card insert.  This cheerleader is would brighten anyone's day.  Her face is from one of the NEW Peachy Keen Faces for June, PK-1300 Sweet and Innocent Face Assortment.

Papers- DCWV The Great Vacation Stack
Card stock- Coredinations
Boarder Punch- Jenni Bowlin, Ticket Please
Chipboard Sticker- Recollections
Stamps- Peachy Keen, PK-1300

See you next Sunday with another project for SVG Cutting Files-

Friday, June 7, 2013

My Lil Card Set

Happy Friday! I am sharing my first project for Stamp Annie*Thing today! The owner Annie Kelly is a lovely person and I am so happy to join her team of designers. These are 3 x 3 cards that where made with a SVG Cutting File, Bracket Card Base but you could easily cut simple square cards by hand.  The images are colored with Copic markers.  Accents on the twine bows are stamped  and then punched with a 1/2 inch punch.  I like to layer several punched pieces to make a custom "button".

Stamps Stamp Annie*Thing Our Lil Series
Paper- DCWV Sunday Afternoon Stack
Twine- The Twinery, Blossom and Caribbean
Cuttlebug Folder- Polka Dots
Tim Holtz Distress Ink- Wild Honey, Spun Sugar

Thanks for stopping by today!

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Peachy Keen Challenges and Sale!

The new stamps are in the house and they are on sale! Be sure to check out Peachy Keen Stamps to see all the beautiful new stamps.

Peachy Keen also has TWO challenges at the Peachy Keen Connection. The first challenge is a 1-2-3 Challenge, 1 stamped image, 2 patterned paper, and 3 embellishments. I found this adorable girl at the silhouette store, ID #43037. Her face is from a new set, PK-1320 In the Garden Face Assortment.
Sentiment,  PK-197 Baby Buzz Sentiments

The second challenge is to use a sun on your project. I colored the Hula Girl, PK-1254 Rock a Hula, with Copic markers and added a "sun charm".  I used a small spellbinders die to frame the "rock a hula" sentiment that is included with the Hula Girl.

Be sure to link you projects at the Peachy Keen Connection by Sunday June 9 to have your named entered in the drawing to win a $25 gift certificate.

Thanks for stopping by to see my cards.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

For My Grad

Hello! For the month of June, I will be a guest designer at SVG Cutting Files! For my first Sunday post, I could pick any file. I thought it would be fun to make a gift box and card for my gal who will be graduating middle school in a few weeks. Middle School? I remember taking her to kindergarten like it was yesterday.

The graduation cap is actually the top part of the Cap and Gown Box. I made a tassel out of embroidery floss to match her school colors. The card base is SVG Cutting Files' Wave Card Base. One of the girls from The Grad file is jumping for joy on the card front. She is on an action wobble so in person she is jumping if you bump the card.

Supply List-
Pattern Paper- DCWV Celebration Stack
Card stock- Coredinations
Ribbon-Celebrate It
Face- Peachy Keen Stamps, PK-182 Sweet and Silly Face Assortment
Background Stamp- Peachy Keen Stamps, PK-152 Celebration Background
Card Sentiment- Peachy Keen Stamps, PKSC-16
Stamp of hat- Studio G, love this as you can write in the year
Scallop Circle Die- Spellinders

Hope to see you next Sunday for my next post for SVG Cutting Files. 

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Peachy Keen Sneak Peek: Fun in the Sun!

Hello! A new month, time for a new Stamp of the Month Kit from Peachy Keen Stamps. This set is a dream come to true for me!  Such fun summertime themed stamps, faces, and sentiments.  This is my scrapbook page I made with ONLY the Stamp of the Month Kit. (I did not use them all... be sure to check the Peachy Keen Blog to see more of the new stamps.)  You can find out about the Peachy Keen Stamp Club, HERE.
I would freak out if I saw an octopus at the beach...
but this guy with the drink looks pretty sweet. 
Paper- DCWV, Surf's Up
Cardstock- Coredinations
Markers- Copic
glitter- Martha Stewart Glitter Glue Pens
"Sand"- 80 Grit Sand paper, (from my husband's stash, lol)
"seaweed" - Martha Stewart, Greens Branch (I just trimmed the ends a little)
Flat Backed Peals- Recollections
Ink- Memento Black, Archival Ink Coffee Brown

Oh, be sure to mark your calendars for the release party on June 5, at the Peachy Keen Ning Site. The party starts at 6 CDT. Hope to see you there!