Thanks! Fairy Sweet

This fairy is 3rd in a series from artist Mo Manning a Penny Black Transparent stamp set called Fairy Sweet.  If you are a follower then you already saw the other two.  They are so adorable!  I've had this one colored so thought I would complete the set of cards.  I am also entering this card in a few challenges this week as follows:

DP2 Challenge #186 - Thank you with a Mo Manning Image
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge #128 - Circles
Craft's And Me Challenge #134 - Lots of Layers
Creative Belli Blog Challenge #170 - Flowers
Card Makin Mama's Challenge - Rubber Stamps

Details for this card are Prickley Pear stamp and die for flower, DP Crate Paper Maggie Holmes, Prima Hello Pastel, cardstock American Crafts, Spellbinders Classic Scalloped Circles, Standard Circle Large, twine American Crafts, pearls Kaisercraft, bling Ruby Rock It, Stickles diamond and Fruit Punch.

Copics Used:  E11, E50, E51, E93, Y04, Y21, YR24, R81, R83, R85, G43, YG11, YG61.
Have a crafty day!  Barb

Snuggle bug!

It's time for another weekly challenge over at 613 Avenue Create. The theme is anything goes!  Our wonderful sponsor this week is Meljen's Designs.  Do some shopping!  She is having a sale this weekend 25% off no coupon needed.  Here's the link:  My digi is called Cuddle bug. Isn't he cute??  So why not play along this week!  Here's the link:  The sketch I used is from Tuesday Morning Sketch #199.  I am entering this card in a few other challenges this week as follows:

Through the Craftroom Door May 21-27 - Anything Goes
Challenges4everybody Challenge #21 - Anything Goes
Tuesday Morning Sketch #199
That Craft Place Challenge - Dies and Punches
Lacy Sunshine Challenge #9 - Now Always Anything Goes

Details for this card are:  Spellbinders Labels Five, Elizabeth die Lady Bug, MFT Die-namics Flower Trio and Leaf Trio, ribbon and brad stash, pearls Zva, bling Want2Scrap.

Copics used:  C1, C3, Y11, Y15, YG11, YG23, BG02, BG05, BG10, R81, R83, R85, multiliner green 0.3.
Have a crafty day!  Barb

Hello Friend

Today is my first post as a new design team member for Simply Create Too card challenge blog!  Here is the link:  This weeks theme was to create a card using a Bingo chart.  Pick a letter and use that whole column.  I chose the letter G: blue, lace, stamp, tag, polka dots.  The image I chose is a set of Fairies Mo Manning- Penny Black.  DP is Fair Skies Farm House, Spellbinders labels eight, Elizabeth crafts die Lady Bugs, tag Pebbles, ribbon May Arts, Lace stash.  I am entering this card in a few challenges this week as follows:

Sister Act Card Challenge #8 - Anything Goes
Allsorts Week #207 - True Blue
Make It Monday Challenge #141 - Anything Goes
Stampndoodle Challenge May 22- Feeling Blue

Copics Used:  E11, E50, E51, E93, C1, R46, B0000, B000, B00, B01, B16, B21, B23, B28.

You have 2 weeks to play the Bingo challenge!  Why don't you join in!  Have a crafty day.  Barb

Fairy Rhymes mini book

Flowers are the theme of this cute little mini book.  I used the Fairy Rhymes paper collection from Prima.  I constructed the book with chipboard that I cut with Tim Holtz Cabinet door die and ribbon.  That's it.  Then added all the yummy embellishments from the collection.  Buttons and chipboard pieces.  Ribbon is May Arts and my stash.  Stamped a bit with Penny Black's april showers clear set. I'm entering this project in a few challenges this week as follows:

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge #147 - Smell the Roses -Flowers
Simon Says Stamps - Simon Says...Flower Power
Stampndoodle Challenge 15 May - Anything Goes
One Stop Craft Challenge #229 - Anything Goes
Have a crafty day!  Barb

Birthday Card

Thought I would share a card I made for a friend for her birthday.  She is a seamstress so thought I would make a card in that theme since its also popular everywhere in cards these days!  No stamping on this one just die cuts and paper!  I used BoBunny C'est La Vie DP, dies are from Tim Holtz Vintage Cabinet card and Sewing room.  BoBunny Chipboard buttons and layered pieces, measure tape ribbon, shabby roses Prima, zipper trim CTMH, Tim Holtz distress ink in tea dye, tattered Angels Irredescent gold glimmer mist, letter stickers stash.  I'm entering this card in a few challenges this week as follows:

Challenges4everybody Challenge #20 - Anything Goes
Sister Act Card Challenge #7 - Anything Goes
Make It Monday Challenge #140 - Anything Goes
Through The Craftroom Door May 14-20 - Anything Goes  Have  crafty day!  Barb

Fly Boy

We have a new scrapbook store in town and this is one of the new stamps I purchased there.  It's called Fly Boy a Mo Manning design made by Penny Black.  DP is Crate paper Maggie Holmes, Thickers Doily American Crafts, twine The Stringery, Tim Holtz distrss ink tea dye, buttons stash. The sketch is from SketchnStash.  I am entering this card in a few challenges as follows:

DP2 Design Team call
DP2 Challenge #184 Clean and Simple with Mo Image
Penny Black For Family challenge April 29-May 19 
Simon Says Stamps Simon Says...Things With Wings
Shelly's Thrilling Thursdays Challenge theme - School's Out For Summer
Clear It Out Tuesday challenge theme - Anything Goes - Stash:  Use 2 or More Patterned Paper
Sketchnstash Challenge #113 - Sketch #9 / Optional Things With Wings
Paper Playtime challenge #10 - Buttons or Brads
Craft Your Passion challenge #162 - Childs Play

Copics used:  C1, C3, C5, N4, N6, N8, E11, E30, E33, E35, E40, E42, E43, E50, E51, E93, Y28, R24, R27, R29, E37, B21, B24, B28, YG93, YG95, YG99.  Have a crafty day!  Barb

613 Avenue Create Challenge

This week's challenge at 613 Avenue Create starts today and it's Challenge #19 Create A Shaped Card/Create A Scrap page.  Our Sponsor this week is Rick St. Dennis, winner gets choice of 3 digis.  You can find him here Check it out!! I chose Alice In The Garden Of Live Flowers.  She was fun to color!

Details for this card are:  Rick St. Dennis digi Alice in The Garden Of Live Flowers, DP Graphic 45 Halloween In Wonderland, Tim Holtz Vintage Cabinet die, Spellbinders Labels Seven and Blossom Three, Trinkets wooden shapes CTMH, Ribbon stash, bling MME and TPC Studio, Tim Holtz stains and ink vintage photo. I am also enering this card in a few challenges this week as follows:

Sister Act Card Challenge #6 - Anything Goes
Color Me Creative Challenge #68 - Anything Goes
Through The Craftroom Door May 7-13th - Anything Goes

Copics used:  E11, E25, E27, E35, E50, E51, E93, Y21, Y35, YR16, YR18, YR20, YR21, YR24, G07, G14, YG93, YG95, YG97, R83, R85.  Have a crafty Day!  Barb

Happy Mother's Day

I just wanted to wish everyone a Happy Mother's Day!  I found this stamp called Love You Mom from Prickly Pear Stamps.  Just a little coloring on this one because it's a silhouette style.  The DP is from BoBunny Isabella, Spellbinder's Nesties Labels Nine, Want2Scrap Nestabling, memory box dies Tiny Bow and Kaleidoscope Butterfly, twine The Stringery, Tim Holtz distress ink spun sugar. I'm also entering this card in a few challenges as follows:

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge #146 - My Mother, My Friend
Shopping Our Stash Challenge #100 - Mother's Day Or Pink
Inky Impressions Challenge #148 - Mother's Day/For A Lady
Creative Belli Blog Challenge #169 - Mother's Day
Penny's Paper-crafty Challenge #126 - Die Cuts and/or Punches


Made Another Design Team!!

I'm here with an announcement that I made another Design Team on a challenge blog called Simply Too Create.  Woo hoo!  You can check out the blog post at  Please pop on over and leave a comment!  I am thrilled to be a part of this team so check it out. My first project to be posted on May 24th.

I have a pic of some Pieces I picked up at Goodwill that I will transform with Graphic 45's French Country collection.  I am keeping these pieces for myself though.  Sorry!  Love this paper!!  Anyway will post those as soon as I'm finished.  Have already started one piece the frame.  Have a crafty day!  Barb

Seed Catalog

Today's card is all about flowers.  It's May and everything is in bloom!  I purchased this stamp from Stampendous at our new scrapbook store!  We are sooo happy to finally have one on our little town.  The name of the stamp is Seed Catalog and the PD is BoBunny C'est La Vie which she  has as well except I used the 6X6 size.  I also used a memory box die called Kaleidoscope butterfly, Tim Holtz Alterations on the fence die and vintage photo distress ink, twine The Stringery, brads eyelet outlet and Michaels, seed charm stash and colored with Copics:  N4, N6, C1, E79, G40, YG05, YG67, Y11, Y15, Y17, Y38, YR04, YR09, V09, V17, V20, RV11, RV34, R81, R83, R85.  The sketch is from Papertake Weekly.  I am entering this card in the following challenges:

Crafts And Me Challenge  #131 - Floral Frenzy
One Stop Craft Challenge #227 - Flower Power
Pile It On Challenge #18 - For A Mother
Papertake Weekly Challenge #68 Sketch
Marker Pop Challenge # 22 - May Flowers
Craft Your Passion Challenge #161 - Floral Delight
Make It Monday Challenge #139 - Anything Goes
Outlawz Monday Greeting Card Challenge - Mother's Day
Have a crafty day!  Barb

Say Cheese!!

Who's afraid of a little mouse??  Well this little guy wants to wish someone a Happy Birthday!  I didn't make this card for anyone in particular, Just love this stamp set by Hambo called Say Cheese!  He's a pretty small image so it was quick to color up.  DP is Fancy Pants Park Bench, added a little banner I made out of twine from The Stringery, paper and a 1/2 in punch, embossed a paper tag with a dots Sizzix folder added some CTMH pearls and ribbon from my stash, done!!  I used a sketch from Just Us Girls this week.  I am entering this card in a few challenges as follows:

Sister Act Card Challenge #5 - Anything Goes
Paper Playtime Challenge #9 - Emboss wet or dry
Simon Says Stamps Challenge Simon Says...Happy Mail
Just Us Girls Challenge #187 - sketch
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge #125 - Animals
Color Me Creative Challenge #67 - Celebrate Something

Copics used:  T0, T2, E03, E93, Y21, Y26, Y32.  Have a crafty day!  Barb

A Good Book

Today's card is a great digi from A Day For Daisies called A Story With Mom.  The open book on the card is made with a Spellbinder's Nesties Labels Seven and all the paper is distressed and inked with Tim Holtz vintage photo ink.  The new's classified stamp is a Christy Tomlinson and Unity stamp.  Button, ribbon from stash, twine The Stringery. Colored with copics.  I am entering this card in a few challenges and 1 Design Team call this week.

Make It Monday Challenge #138 - Anything Goes
Challenges For Everybody Challenge # 19 - Anything Goes
A Day For Daisies Challenge #68 - Use newsprint
Digi Haven Use a button Challenge and DT Call
Digital Tuesday Challenge #208 - Distressing
Stamp n Doodle Challenge 1st May - Mother's Day or For A Female
Inky Impressions Challenge #107 - Spots and /or Stripes

Copic Used:  E11, E40, E41, E43, E50, E51, E93, G40, G43, G85, Y08, Y11, Y15, Y21, YR24, R81, R83, R85.  Have a crafty day.  Barb