Sunday, February 27, 2011

Sunday - surprise! :)

How fun is this? OWH has a weekly sketch challenge, and this week, I made a sample for them....

Supplies used:

Unity - Cuter than most
Basic Grey - Recess
random cardstock
Memento ink

Thanks for looking! :) Now, head over to the sketch challenge, and let's see what you create!

Monday, February 21, 2011

H{ippity} Hop Monday!!

Happy....Monday? Not so much. :) But my favorite thing about Monday is the {ippity} hop! Start at the {ippity} blog, and head down the list!

I'm working thru some {ippity} stamps that hadn't seen ink. I know. Shocker!

Supplies used:

{ippity} - So this is love
MME - Hazel papers
random cardstock
Distress ink - vintage photo, worn lipstick
Memento ink
Spellbinders - fancy labels

I kept adding stuff. It just didn't look right. So, simple it is! ;) Hope you have a fabulous day!

Saturday, February 19, 2011

GIU - Winners!!!!!

Happy Saturday!!! :) Got a few winners here...

Growing in Unity says....

Noelle Reese said...

I love the colors! Great card!!

My Tuesday winner - Bevy of Butterflies. says...

Denise said...

Sweet card! I love the color.
Bevy of Butterflies is a great set! I'd be thrilled to win it! Thanks for the chance!


My Thursday winner - Dots for Sure. says...

Gwen said...

What a great card! Love that sentiment!
Congrats!! :) Winners, please email me your mailing info -

Friday, February 18, 2011

Growing in Unity - day 5!!

TGIF!!!! And Friends with Flair is my favorite part of Friday. :) Head for the Unity blog, to see all of today's friends, and don't forget to look for the blinkie to win FREE red rubber!

My card today uses Unity's Hip Hop Sketch challenge 45. Every week, the fabulous Jimmi posts a new sketch in the Unity forum. Create project. Enter. Chance to win prizes. People, that's more red rubber! You'd be crazy not to enter! ;)

Supplies used:

Unity - Forever Friends
Neenah cardstock
random cardstock
random scraps
Bazzill ribbon
Memento ink
Distress ink - tumbled glass
Cuttlebug embossing folder
random bling

Today, the SUN is out in MI, so I needed a bright, happy card! Hope your Friday is Fabulous!!

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Growing in Unity - day 4!!

I'm a bit late today, just does that sometimes. :) Let's see if I can't make it up to you!

Supplies used:

Unity - Forever Friends - I *love* this set!
Black Market Paper Society paper
Zva Creative flourish
Memento ink
Spicas! Love me some spica. :)

If you made it all the way down here, how 'bout we give something away? Leave a comment, and I'll draw on Saturday for a Dots for Sure stamp from Ippity!

And a quick reminder that Tuesday's post has a prize, too, in addition to the Unity prize.

Happy Thursday!

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Growing in Unity - day 3!!

Happy Wednesday!!! :) It's supposed to be raining here in MI. We'll see what the day brings!

This canvas is my grandbaby. :) It's a pic from Christmas, turned into a sketch, and printed on Neenah. Took 2 tries for the canvas, let's just say the first one was a colossal FAIL! LOL!!

Supplies used:

Unity, Donna Downey, The Artist in You - guess this is now split!
Unity, Donna Downey, Insightful Meadow
Much, much Glimmer Mist
Glimmer Glaze, Glimmer Glam
Claudine Helmuth - blue paint, gesso, multi-medium - if you haven't played with this stuff, you NEED to, it's VERY COOL!!!
Archival ink, jet black
Ranger gold paint dauber
random metal butterfly

There's glimmer glaze on the saying, so it was really interesting getting a pic of this one! LOL!

Have a fabulous Wednesday, and don't forget to leave a comment for a chance at a prize! :)

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Growing in Unity - day 2!!

A simple card today. I dreamed this one. If I'm the only one who dreams about my stamps, don't tell me, 'kay? My psyche may not be able to handle it. ;)

Supplies used:

Unity - Bevy of Butterflies
Memento ink
IRock rhinestones
random cardstock
CTMH ink
Zing embossing powder

This one is for All Things Unity's challenge - use your favorite stamps. I have TONS of favorites, but this is one of the first sets I bought, and one of my go-to favorites. 'bout a prize? I have an extra set of Bevy of Butterflies. Leave a comment on this post, and Saturday, I'll draw a winner to get the set!!

Happy Tuesday! (In Frozen MI where the sun is out!!)

Monday, February 14, 2011

H{ippty} Hop Monday, and Growing in Unity!!!

Happy, happy Monday!!! It's H{ippity} Hop day, and my first day of Growing in Unity!! Leave a comment, and all of the comments for the week will be in a drawing for some goodies!

Start at the {ippity} blog, to see the whole list of blogs for today!!

It's grey here in Michigan. Grey, cold, damp, and did I mention GREY? So I wanted to play with some bright, happy paper...sketch from a new card sketch blog, Sassy 'lil Card Sketches. :)

Supplies used:
Ippity - Quotes a'la Happy
Ippity - Dots for Sure
Ippity - How ya doin'
Echo Park - Summertime
Memento ink
Signo white pen
Stampin' Up border punch
random cardstock

So, we're halfway thru February. How are you going with your crafting goals? Make more, spend less, learn a new technique? I'm curious! :) Need {ippity}? Click on Hot Ippity Dawg at the top, and order for same day shipping!

Don't forget to leave a comment, and visit the {ippity} blog to see who's hopping today!

Monday, February 7, 2011

H{ippty} Hop Monday!!!

Ugh. Monday. Never a good thing to leave doc in a box with 4 prescriptions. So this will be short. :)

Start at the {ippity} blog, for a whole list of today's hoppers. :)

First up. This card is for OWH's Midweek Throwdown challenge - cards with a farm theme:

Supplies used:

Ippity - Farm Fresh
Ippity - Gurnsey Gingham
Black Market Paper Society paper
random cardstock
button from the button jar
Memento ink
chalk ink

Second, proof positive that I'm's PINK! LOL! Not usually a pink person...

Supplies used:
Ippity - Sweet Thoughts of Spring
Ippity - Gurnsey Gingham
MME Laundry Line
random cardstock
yellow spica

Thanks for looking! :)