Tuesday, July 19, 2011


I really do LOVE this color combo!  I was inspired to do another card tonight.  I am really going to miss all this inspiration when card camp is over.  But for now...I'll keep on playin'!  :-)  My card tonight was inspired by Jennifer McGuire's technique instruction here.

Supplies:  Cardstock - Cool Caribbean (Stampin'Up!), Watercolor Cold Press (Strathmore); Inks - Tumbled Glass, Broken China, Shabby Shutters and Peeled Paint Distress Stains, Broken China Distress Ink, Jet Black Archival Ink (all Ranger); Stamps - Dandelion Frame (Hero Arts), Sentiment (Tim Holtz Collection, Stampers Anonymous); Embellishments - Heart Die (Tim Holtz Alterations, Sizzix), Ripe Avacado Satin Ribbon (PaperTrey Ink), Perfect Pearls Mist, Rhinestone Swirl

Monday, July 18, 2011

It Can't Be...

Week 4????  No....It can't be!  This has been too much fun.  I want it to continue the rest of the summer!  Summer Card Camp has challenged me to spend time in my craft room these past four weeks and I've thoroughly enjoyed the new techniques, videos and color combos!  This week's color combo totally said "tropical" and "beach" to me.  I hope you like my card...

Supplies:  Cardstock - Bermuda Bay, Cool Caribbean, Green Galore (Stampin' Up!), Watercolor Cold Press (Strathmore); Inks - Green Galore, Bermuda Bay, Tempting Turquoise, Cool Caribbean (Stampin' Up!), Fresh Snow (PaperTrey Ink); Stamps - Image (Magenta), Sentiment (A Muse); Embellishments - Clear Embossing Powder; Perfect Pearls Mist; Wave Punch (Fiskars); Caribbean Twine

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Life is a Song...

Supplies:  12x12 Canvas; Yellow Acrylic Paint; Paper - Kraft Resist (Tim Holtz); Ink - Distress Inks (Ranger); Dies - Flowers, 3-D, Leaves (Sizzix), Caged Bird - Tim Holtz Alterations (Sizzix); Embellishments:  Art-C Beads; Tim Holtz Ideo-ology; Felt

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Week 3 Color Challenge...

Wow...where has this week gone!?!  I absolutely LOVED this week's featured color combo for the Summer Card Camp, and had so many ideas running through my mind, but no time to stamp.  I hate it when that happens!!  Anyway, I pulled a quick card together today...I hope you like it.  Enjoy the rest of the weekend!!

Supplies:  Cardstock - Vintage Cream and Chocolate Remix (PaperTrey Ink); Stamp - Tilda with Heart (Magnolia); Ink - Rich Cocoa Memento (Tsukineko); Copic Markers - E00, E41, E43, E57, E59, Red Spica; Embellishments - Cream Seam Binding Ribbon colored with Walnut Stain & Fired Brick Distress Ink (Ranger)

Saturday, July 9, 2011

SCC Poppy Birthday Card...

Several new color combos were released in yesterday's Summer Card Camp.  This color combo drew my attention right away!  Hope you enjoy the card I made.  Have a GREAT weekend!!

Supplies:  Cardstock - Soft Stone, Red Bitty Dot Basics (PaperTrey Ink), Black (Bazzill); Ink - Tuxedo Black Memento (Tsukineko); Stamps - Sentiment & Poppy (A Muse); Tools & Embellishments - Scalloped Border Punch (Fiskars), Lemon Tart Ribbon (PaperTrey Ink), Copic Markers C2, R27, R39, Black Button, Black Twine, MonoAqua Adhesive (Tombo), Onyx Glitter (Martha Stewart), StampaLiner

Wednesday, July 6, 2011


I was inspired by Jennifer McGuire's technique video today and created this card.  It wasn't what I envisioned when I started the project, but I like how it turned out.  Thanks for the inspiration, Jennifer!!

Supplies:  Cardstock - Spring Moss & White (PaperTrey Ink); Inks - Archival Jet Black (Ranger), Versamark (Tsukineko), Distress Inks - Dried Marigold, Mustard Seed, Peeled Paint, Shabby Shutters, Worn Lipstick (Ranger); Stamps - Lauderdale Floral (Hero Arts), Sentiment - A Muse, Butterfly Pattern - A Muse; Embellishments - Grungeboard Butterfly, Pink Sorbet Twine, White Embossing Powder, Scrap of Patterned Paper

Monday, July 4, 2011

SCC Week 2 Color Challenge

I can't say it enough...I'm loving the Summer Card Camp!  And this week's color challenge...awesome!  I had so many ideas come to mind and hopefully I'll be able to make a few more cards later this week...but I couldn't wait on this idea.  Hope you're having a few margaritas to celebrate the 4th!

Supplies:  Green & White Cardstock; Ink - Tuxedo Black (Memento); Stamps - Margarita Glass & Sentiment (Museum of Modern Rubber); Background painted with Persimmon and Yellow Rose Twinkling H2O's and Mango Freeze Radiant Pearls; Markers - YG23, YG09, B00 (Copic), Melon (Spica); Embellishments - Ice Clear Roxs (JudiKins), Floss (Memory Keepers)

Happy 4th of July!!

I want to thank all the men and women who work to preserve our freedom! 
Here's something I made a couple months ago for Absolutely Everything's "Auto Show" using Tim Holtz's Old Jalopy die.  Enjoy a happy and safe 4th!

Supplies:  Canvas Panel; Picket Fence Crackle Paint (Ranger); Distress Inks (Ranger); Grungeboard; Old Jalopy Die (Tim Holtz Alterations - Sizzix); Paint Dabbers - Cranberry, Denim, Snow Cap (Ranger); Rock Candy Distress Stickles (Ranger); Ribbon - seam binding colored with Distress Inks; Miscellaneous Embellishments - Silver Star, star bling; Letters - Plantin Schoolbook (Cricut); Navy Cardstock

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Summer Card Camp

I've really enjoyed the first week of Summer Card Camp!  We received more color combo choices on Friday and here's a card I made showcasing this color combo...
Hope you had a GREAT weekend!!

Supplies:  Stamps - Mehndi Medallion (PaperTrey Ink); Sentiment (A Muse); Big Scalloped Circles LG (Spellbinders); Cardstock - Wild Wasabi (Stampin' Up!), White (PaperTrey Ink); Ink - Wild Wasabi, Blue Bayou, Cranberry Crisp (Stampin' Up!); Ribbon - Pear Pizzazz (Stampin' Up!); Silver Charm; Circle Punches - 1" and 1 1/2"