Wednesday, February 10

Love, Life, friend!

Playing a little bit more today, I decided to do the Viva La Verve sketch.  I love this set (text objects) from Verve, I did a little water coloring and the paper is from The Paper Studios.
Stephanie

Crafting by Design- hearts 
Crafty Creations- Hearts 
Double "D" Challenges- pretty pink hearts
Double click skittles- heart
Verve-sketch-sketch
Fresh Brewed Designs- hearts
Cards 4 Guys- Valentines
 

 

2 CAS cards

This morning I have 2 CAS cards for you..  I love these Penny Black Stamps!  I water colored these and the design paper is from SNAP. 
~Stephanie

Penny Black Saturday- Hearts and or Red
Allsorts- CAS 
Inspiration Destination-AG 
Wonderful Wednesday- AG 
Word ARt Wednesday- AG

Tuesday, February 9

A few cards for you....

This one is truly clean and simple/ a one layer card.   I love, love, love these birds.  

Allsorts- CAS

Cards and More- AG 
Word Art Wednesday-AG
7 kids college fund- AG
Crafting from the heart-AG



This one is using one of my favorite Penny Black Stamps, I colored with watercolors and the paper is from Authentique.
~Stephanie
Penny Black and more- AG with Dies 
Penny Black- Hearts and or Red
Crafty Sentiments- Dies and Punches



Heart Day

Hello friends,   a quickie.  I made this card for my grandson for VD.  The image is from Digi Stamp Boutique.
~Stephanie
Sweet Sketch Wednesday2-sketch
Creative Card Crew- Love 
Digi Stamp Boutique-AG 
 



Monday, February 8

LOVE BIRDS

Playing with some watercolors,  I love, love, LOVE these crazy birds.  I made this card to send to my daughter and her husband for Valentine's day.  

~Stephanie

ABC challenge- A=Animals 
Artisitic Stamper- Heart Art 
Crafts Galore Encore-Use a digi or stamp 
Crafts and Me- use reds or valentine 
Crafty enjoyments- Love 
Paper Creators Crafts- it must be love 
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge- AG 
A Gem of a Challenge- Love is in the Air 
Allsorts- clean and simple
Crafty Friends Challenge- Animals/Birds
7 Kids College Fund- AG

 

Saturday, February 6

Owl Always Love You!

It's a new sketch for you this week from Sketch Saturday.  Our sponsor this week is A Day for Daisies, they are giving one lucky winner a $12 gift certificate.  I am using Owl Auntie, colored with copics and the paper is from my scrap bin.
Stephanie 

A Day for Daisies - All my love
Brown Sugar- Valentine Love
4 crafty chicks- love 
Cute Card Thursday- in the pink

Love is ALL you need!

Hey friends, can you even believe it is the first weekend in FEB? Where did January go?  Next weekend is Valentine's day, I made this card using Mouse Hearts for our new challenge this week at Catch The Bug, Anything Goes  Play along with us for your chance at 4, 7 or 10 digis from Bug-A-Boo stamps.  If you have a BUG image we love to see you use it!
Stephanie

Crafting with friends- AG
Creative Corner-love
Simply create- love

Thursday, February 4

New Stamps today

I finally got the crazy things (accessories) today.  This is my first attempt- eh!?  I am just not so good at clean and simple.  
~Stephanie

Simon Says- Work it Wednesday - new
Crafting with attitude- AG 
Southern Girls-AG
Moving along with the times- things with wings

Almost HEART day!

Loving me this STUFFIE from Stamping Bella...  I colored it with copics and the paper is from K&Co.
~Stephanie

Simon Says- Have  A Heart 
Die Cuttin' Diva's - Sketch
7 kids College fund-AG 
World Wide Open DT Challenge- AG
 

Wednesday, February 3

Squeal!!!

Pulled out an oldie but goodie today from Hambo Stamps, I love this pig!  The inside reads "Somebody Squealed, it's your Birthday!"  I colored with copics and the paper is from SNAP.  
Stephanie

Die Cuttin' Divas - sketch 
Wonderful Wednesday- AG 
Stampin Royalty- cards for guys
 

Playing with some watercolors this morning.



Playing around with some watercolors today.  I love this stamp from Penny Black stamps called Bird-day.  The image is stamped on watercolor paper, the designer paper is by SNAP.
Stephanie

7 Kids College Fund- AG 
Crafting by design-AG
Fab 'n Funky- All creatures great and small
Fresh Brewed- AG
Penny Black- AG
 
 

Tuesday, February 2

New Release Tuesday at Bug A Boo Stamps

Hello peeps, it's new release day at Bug a Boo Stamps.  Just loving this Bee and he is just in time for Valentine's Day.  I colored with copics and the paper is from my scrap bin.  check out what the other girls did with him here at the Catch The Bug Blog.
~Stephanie
Artistic Inspirations- Valentine 
Crafty Boots- Valentine 
Love to Scrap- hearts
The Paper Girls- Love

 

Monday, February 1

Celebrating YOU!

Thought I would try out a Penny Black stamp on watercolor paper with markers.  I love this stamp.  Paper is from DCWV. 
~Stephanie


Simon Says- AG
Penny Black Stamps (allsorts) -  One for the Girls
Penny Black Stamps-AG
Paper Players- tic-tac-toe  (flowers, die cuts, yellow)

29 AGAIN and AGAIN!

My cousin saw the card I made last week and asked if I would make her a couple so here they are.  I think this is my favorite AI stamp to color!  I colored both with copics and paper is from My Minds Eye.
~Stephanie
Art Impressions- paper piece
613 Card Ave- something from stash(brads and paper)
7 kids college fund- AG 
Addicted to Stamps- AG
CAS on Sunday- paper piece

 

Sunday, January 31

Stella Says Sketch


Hi there, it's time for a new Stella Says Sketch brought to you by Catch-The-Bug.  For my card I am using Girl Big Heart, colored with copics.  Play along with us for your chance at 4, 7 or 10 digis images.  You do not have to use a Bug image but we would love to see one if you do!
Stephanie

Saturday, January 30

Sketch Saturday #397

It is time for a new challenge at Sketch Saturday because it is the 5th week of the month you get to pick which sketch you would like to use. You can pick any sketch (215-396).  I am using 295.  This week our sponsor is The Paper Shelter they are giving our winner this week a $10 gift certificate.  I am using Bee Bear, I colored with copics and the paper is from my scrap drawer.  I can't wait to see what you create. 
~Stephanie

Recipe Challenge at Catch The Bug

Hello friends, it is time for a new challenge at Catch-The-Bug.  Today we have a recipe challenge for you.  We want to see....  3 layers, something orange,ribbon and a bird.  I am using Birthday Bird 4, I colored with copics and the paper is from Bo Bunny.  Play along for your chance at 4,7 or 10 digi images from Bug-A-Boo Stamps.
~Stephanie

Crafty friends Challenge Blog- Animals/Birds 
Crafting with friends- AG

Wednesday, January 27

You're in my prayers

Playing with my new stamps from Simon Says, love this Prayers set.  The butterflies are from The Prickly Pear.  I stamped on watercolor paper and then just did some distressing with distress ink from Tim Holtz.
Stephanie

Simon Says (work it Wednesday)
Crafty gals corner - AG 
Double click skittles=- Ag 
Inspiration Destination- AG 
Simon Says- AG 
Wonderful Wednesday-AG 
Wordart Wednesday- AG 
 

Love this mouse

Love this mouse from Digi Stamp Boutique,  I colored with copics and the paper is from The Paper Studios. The heart dies are from Verve STamps I used the current sketch from Verve Stamps.
~Stephanie

Verve Stamps- sketch
Digi Stamp Boutique- AG
Cards and More- woodland animals 
City Crafters Challenge- Love of pets
Tuesday Throwdown-ag
Simon Says Work it WEdnesday-AG 
Simon Says- Monday- Love is in the air
allsorts- Valentine's Day


 

Tuesday, January 26

Verve sketch 2

Another one for you today- doing the Verve sketch, what a sweet sketch.  MY stamp is from Verve, love this quote and the hearts are a Verve die. Paper is from The Paper Studios.
~Stephanie
Verve-sketch 
Addicted to stamps- masculine
Crafting while we can- celebrate an occasion

Art Impressions 29 AGAIN!

One of my favorite images from  Art Impressions!  I colored her with copics and the paper is from Authentique.
~Stephanie

Art Impressions- paper piecing  
7 kids college fund- AG
2 Creative chicks- AG
Artistic Stamper- AG 
Cheerful Sketches- sketch 
Creaine Challenge- bingo  - (ribbon&lace, flowers, pink)

Elephant Love

Love me some elephants- these guys are so stinking cute.  I colored them with copics and the paper is from Digi Stamp Boutique.
~Stephanie
 Digi Stamp Boutique- AG
 Creative Card Crew- AG
Tuesday Throwdown- AG 
Bunny Zoe's Crafts- Hearts
 Love to Scrap-AG
Simon Says- Cute Critters

Saturday, January 23

Sketch Saturday Time

Howdy friends,  I sure hope if you are in the path of of the horrible storm that you are staying safe and warm.  It is time for a new challenge at Sketch Saturday and this week our sponsor is Drawn With Character.  I am using the image called I Chews You- love this image.  I colored with copics and the paper is from BoBunny.  
Stephanie

Thursday, January 21

Hello

Ok, one more for you.  I am playing with my new stamps and dies from MFTstamps.  Thought I would play with the sketch challenge.  Kind of bummed that you can't see the clouds in my background, they are there really.  This set is called You have my heart.  It is a simple little card but I think I like it!
Stephanie 

My Favorite Things- sketch 
Simon Says- Create with Critters
Wonderful Wednesday- AG
Word Art Wednesday-AG 
7 kids college fund-AG

Thoughts of you

A quickie for you this morning- Just a simple note card.  I did water coloring on the back ground.  I colored one of my clear stamping blocks with markers and spritz with water and then stamped onto watercolor paper- I like the look.  The stamps are from Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps.
~Stephanie

My Favorite Things- color Challenge 
Word Art Wednesday- AG

From The Heart Sketches

I have not played with a Birdbrain in a long time so I decided to play along with this weeks challenge at From The Heart Stamps.  I did not do the sketch but I did use the twist- "something from nature".  I colored with copics and the paper is from Simple Stories.
~ Stephanie

Simon Says Stamps- Create with Critters 
Cute Card Thursday- just boys

Wednesday, January 20

Day 5 with Crabby CAT!

Today is Day 5 of our Birthday Celebration at Catch The Bug, we sure hope you are having a good time.  Today we would like to see a funny card using an animal.  The inside of my card says:
"The more you have the more you want to GAG!"  Isn't that the truth.  I am using Crabby Cat-Crabby Cat, colored with copics and the paper is from My Scrap bin.
1 GRAND PRIZE WINNER who participates in ALL 7 challenges:
7 free images each month for 6 months and the opportunity to "Be Our Guest" for 4 months
2nd Place Winner who participates in ALL 7 challenges:
$50 Gift Card from Bugaboo and a Guest Designer Spot for 3 months
3rd Place Winner who participates in ALL 7 challenges:
$30 Gift Card from Bugaboo and a Guest Designer Spot for 2 month
Daily Winners will also be chosen and gifted via Random.org as follows:
1 person each day who participates will win 10 Bugaboo Stamps Digi Images
1 person each day who participates will win 7 Bugaboo Stamps Digi Images
1 person each day who participates will win 4 Bugaboo Stamps Digi Images

 In addition one winner each day will win an exclusive Surprise Birthday  set!

  
Bugaboo image not required however we would love to see what you do with Bugaboo!   This is a Birthday-Jungle/Zoo event so we would love to see Birthday-Jungle/Zoo project please.

 Only one entry per person per day and it must be a separate project daily to qualify for the grand prizes!
All winners will be notified by Monday  January 25 !
There will be a new post for each day/challenge.  Each challenge will open at 7 AM EST.

Tuesday, January 19

Day 4 -Birthday Celebration

It's day 4 of our Birthday Celebration at Catch-The-Bug, have you been playing along?  We would really like you to join us!  I am using the new release today, colored with copics and the paper is from DCWV.  
1 GRAND PRIZE WINNER who participates in ALL 7 challenges:
7 free images each month for 6 months and the opportunity to "Be Our Guest" for 4 months
2nd Place Winner who participates in ALL 7 challenges:
$50 Gift Card from Bugaboo and a Guest Designer Spot for 3 months
3rd Place Winner who participates in ALL 7 challenges:
$30 Gift Card from Bugaboo and a Guest Designer Spot for 2 month

Daily Winners will also be chosen and gifted via Random.org as follows:
1 person each day who participates will win 10 Bugaboo Stamps Digi Images
1 person each day who participates will win 7 Bugaboo Stamps Digi Images
1 person each day who participates will win 4 Bugaboo Stamps Digi Images

 In addition one winner each day will win an exclusive Surprise Birthday  set!
  
Bugaboo image not required however we would love to see what you do with Bugaboo!   This is a Birthday-Jungle/Zoo event so we would love to see Birthday-Jungle/Zoo project please.

 Only one entry per person per day and it must be a separate project daily to qualify for the grand prizes!
All winners will be notified by Monday  January 25 !
There will be a new post for each day/challenge.  Each challenge will open at 7 AM EST.
Stephanie

Sunday, January 17

Day 2 of Bug-A-Boo's Birthday Celebration!

It's day 2 of our Birthday Celebration at Bug-A-Boo Stamps.  Have you played along yet?  why not join in now you still have lots of time to play.  Today we have a sketch for you- Remember the Jungle/Animal theme.   I am using Birthday Monkey-topper, I colored with copics and the paper is from Bo Bunny.  Play along with us, we have lots of prizes out there to be had.  For more information and some great inspiration head to the BUG blog.
1 GRAND PRIZE WINNER who participates in ALL 7 challenges:
7 free images each month for 6 months and the opportunity to "Be Our Guest" for 4 months
2nd Place Winner who participates in ALL 7 challenges:
$50 Gift Card from Bugaboo and a Guest Designer Spot for 3 months
3rd Place Winner who participates in ALL 7 challenges:
$30 Gift Card from Bugaboo and a Guest Designer Spot for 2 month

Daily Winners will also be chosen and gifted via Random.org as follows:
1 person each day who participates will win 10 Bugaboo Stamps Digi Images
1 person each day who participates will win 7 Bugaboo Stamps Digi Images
1 person each day who participates will win 4 Bugaboo Stamps Digi Images

 In addition one winner each day will win an exclusive Surprise Birthday  set!
  
Bugaboo image not required however we would love to see what you do with Bugaboo!   This is a Birthday-Jungle/Zoo event so we would love to see Birthday-Jungle/Zoo project please.

 Only one entry per person per day and it must be a separate project daily to qualify for the grand prizes!
All winners will be notified by Monday  January 25 !
There will be a new post for each day/challenge.  Each challenge will open at 7 AM EST.
Stephanie 
Cute  Card Thursday-fun 
Word Art Wednesday- AG
2 creative chicks-AG
Lost Coast Portal To Creativity- CAS

Saturday, January 16

Hugs and Kisses

Hello peeps, it's time for a new challenge at Sketch SaturdayThis week our Sponsor is Bunny Zoey's Crafts-play along with us for a chance to win a $10 gift certificate to the store.  I am using a cute image from Penny Black Stamps, I colored with copics and the paper is from My Minds Eye.  
Stephanie
Penny Black Allsorts- one for the girls 
Penny Black - AG 
Creative Knockout- for kids

Happy 6th Birthday Bug-A-Boo Stamps

Hello friends, can you believe that Bug-A-Boo Stamps is having it's 6th birthday?  Wow!  We are having a week long celebration and would like you to join us.  Our theme is going to be Jungle/Animals.  Check in with us each day for a new challenge.  Our first challenge today is "Wild Thing".  I am using Critter Balloons- Elephant, I colored with copics and the paper is from My Minds Eye.   Now what is a party with out prizes?  No worries, we have them! 

1 GRAND PRIZE WINNER who participates in ALL 7 challenges:
7 free images each month for 6 months and the opportunity to "Be Our Guest" for 4 months
2nd Place Winner who participates in ALL 7 challenges:
$50 Gift Card from Bugaboo and a Guest Designer Spot for 3 months
3rd Place Winner who participates in ALL 7 challenges:
$30 Gift Card from Bugaboo and a Guest Designer Spot for 2 month

Daily Winners will also be chosen and gifted via Random.org as follows:
1 person each day who participates will win 10 Bugaboo Stamps Digi Images
1 person each day who participates will win 7 Bugaboo Stamps Digi Images
1 person each day who participates will win 4 Bugaboo Stamps Digi Images

 In addition one winner each day will win an exclusive Surprise Birthday  set!
  
Bugaboo image not required however we would love to see what you do with Bugaboo!   This is a Birthday-Jungle/Zoo event so we would love to see Birthday-Jungle/Zoo project please.

 Only one entry per person per day and it must be a separate project daily to qualify for the grand prizes!
All winners will be notified by Monday  January 25 !
There will be a new post for each day/challenge.  Each challenge will open at 7 AM EST.


I can't wait to see your creations. 
~Stephanie 
Aliciable  Challenge Blog- Don't be square
Crafting with friends- AG
Simply Papercraft-AG 
Wags n' Whiskers-AG
Jades sparking butterflies- Bright and Beautiful
Crafting with Attitude-AG 


 
 

Wednesday, January 13

Happy Mail

I made this today for the sketch challenge over at Stamping Bella today, I just love this little stuffie.  I colored with copics and the paper is from MY Minds Eye.
~Stephanie
Word Art Wednesday- AG 
7 kids College Fund-AG 
Crafting by design- seeing red

 

Tuesday, January 12

New Release Day....

It's new release day at Bug-A-Boo Stamps, look at this sweet little deer just in time to make some Valentine's Day Cards.  I colored with copics and the paper is from My Minds Eye.  Check out what the other girls did at the Catch-The-Bug Blog.
Stephanie