Sunday, September 30, 2012

Crop Chocolate Hop continues with Miwa challenges

over on Miwa's blog.... What's Up in 3MG World... she has some sketches over there for everyone to give a whirl (you KNOW how I love my sketches!)

Sketch #1
Printed Papers, Ribbon, Brads & Flowers - Fancy Pants It's the Little Things
Ink - Tim Holtz Black Soot
Hello Stamp - Unity Stamp Co
Black Ribbon - Hobby Lobby

Sketch #2 (this on is for my mil's 85th birthday today, sorry OWH)
Card Base - Filigree Slim Pack Cards
Printed Paper - Authentique Delightful
Stamp - Baic Grey (on the inside)
Ink - CTMH Sunset
Flower - Making Memories Paper Revverie
Ribbon - CTMH

Sketch #3
Printed Papers - Carta Bella Beautiful Moments
Ribbon - Stampin Up Saffron
Brad - My Mind's Eye Lush
Stamp - Unity Stamp Co
Stamp Ink - StazOn Timber Brown
Distress Ink - Tim Holtz Walnut Stain
Flowers - Imaginisce
Twine - The Twinery
Tag - Making Memories Chipboard

Great Job, Miwa, on the sketches!

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Crop Chocolate Hippity Hoppity... Nina's turn

Nina's Time Out's turn.... Nina would like us to use up a paper pack, I have SO MANY to choose from yet I failed at my mission, but only after making five cards :-)  Maybe I'll have time to go back & finish it off, there are only a couple of full 6x6 sheets left in it

All Printed Papers - My Mind's Eye Stella & Rose Hattie

Chipboard Shapes - Oriental Trading Post

Ink - Tim Holtz Walnut Stain

Twine - The Twinery

Blue Brads - Making Memories

Flowers - Imaginisce

Pearl Brad - American Crafts

"Many Thanks" Stamp - CTMH Thoughtful Tidings

"You make me smile" Stamp - CTMH A Huge Thanks

Don't forget to go shop at Crop Chocolate & tell em JeepMama sent you!

Crop Chocolate Blog Hop continues... for Britt!

the Britt I speak of is from Britt K Designs and she is a scrappy girl!  As in, she wants us to use up some of those scraps instead of cutting new sheets, makes complete sense to me & this is normally what I strive for when making cards

Purple/Pink Card  - no sketch, just my own little brain

Butterfly Card Sketch - Operation Write Home Sketch #45

Always Card Sketch - Operation Write Home Sketch #46

All papers used are from My Mind's Eye So Sophie

Purple Ribbon - CTMH

Pink Brads - Making Memories

Butterfly Bling - Imaginisce

Aqua Ribbon - Hobby Lobby

I think you should dig out your scraps & get to work, then don't forget to linky up to Britt's blog!

Get Inspired for some.... Country

Time for another Our Creative Corner challenge & again this week we have a photo to inspire you!  Not only that but we'd like to see a bit of plaid, such as a ribbon or designer paper

You know me, this month I'm working frantically on getting as many Operation Write Home cards as possible made, this is Sketch #56

Printed Papers - Retrospection Specialty Collection

Plaid Paper - misc, no label :-(
Leaves & Pumpkin - Making Memories

Brads & Natural Twine- Hobby Lobby

Distress Ink - Tim Holtz Vintage Photo

<--- Inspiration Photo

Friday, September 28, 2012

CC Blog Hop, Stop No 3

Crop Chocolate's Scrap Happy has a blog called Muddy Paws & Inky Fingers (which I just love the name of, by the way) with a little switch it around sketch... she gave the dimensions you have to use for your pieces & you place them however you want on your card, I like it!  so I made TEN!

Printed Paper & Embellishments - Echo Park 12 Days of Christmas
Distress Ink - Tim Holtz Antique Linen
Stamp - Unity Stamp Co KOTM April 2012 Follow Your Own
Stamp Ink - Tim Holtz Festive Berries

Printed Paper - Making Memories Noel
Distress & Stamp Ink - Tim Holtz Fired Brick
Stamps - Unity Stamp Co KOTM Sept 2012 the Vintage Touch
Ribbon - CTMH

Printed Paper - Echo Park Winterime
Distress & Stamp Ink - CTMH Twilight
Stamp - Unity Stamp Co KOTM Believe in Fairytales

 Lots more cards for Operation Write Home!

CC Blog Hop... this is for Brenna!

alrighty, I used Operation Write Home Sketch #47 but made two cards for it and the Crop Chocolate challenge provided via Finding Muses blog for tactile cards for those who receive them that may not be able to see the details

Printed Papers - Echo Park The Great Outdoors

Stamp - CTMH Beautiful Things

Copic Markers

White Puffy paint for clouds

WoodGrain embossing envelope

CTMH Liquid Glass on water

CC Blog Hop - ByBelle times EIGHT!

ok so yes, I took this one to the extreme... I made eight cards with this sketch

All Printed Paper - Echo Park's Life if Good

Pink Ribbon - American Crafts

Green Ribbon - American Crafts

Paper Ribbon - Doodle Pantry

Brads - Making Memories Brights

Ink - Tim Holtz Walnut Stain & Vintage Photo

Twine - The Twinery

Stamps - Unity Stamp Co

well.... How did I do?  Do you like them?  Have a favorite?

Now go play along with By Belle's blog!

Crop Chocolate Blog Hop Challenge 1

so CC is having a Blog Hop, no I'm no longer on their DT but decided to give the hop challenges a whirl to see what I can come up with.... Plus it's for Operation Write Home so a win-win situation ;-)  This is my creation for Amber's challenge and also for Unity's Friends with Flair

Products Used:
Printed Paper & Trim - Bo Bunny Gabrielle

Butterfly Stamp - Unity Stamp Co KOTM Sept 2012 The Vintage Touch

Sentiment Stamp - Unity Stamp Co Present in my Heart

Ink - Tim Holtz Walnut Stain

Dot Embossing Folder on Butterfly

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

OWH 48

I'm so very happy with how this one turned out!

Operation Write Home Sketch #48

Printed Paper - Echo Park Victoria Gardens

Yellow Trim - Doodle Bug Paper Frills

Stamp - Unity Stamp Co. Growing In Unity

Embossing Powder - Zing Chestnut

Colored Pens - Creative Memories

OWH 49 Times FOUR!

wahoo, look at me Go!  lol.... not that this is my favorite sketch but I do like it... I just happen to have TONS of this paper so I went ahead & made four with a bunch of the trimmings I had leftover from previous projects

Operation Write Home Sketch #49

Printed Papers & Stickers - Echo Park For the Record

Twine - The Twinery

Distress Ink - Tim Holtz Black Soot

I put them in the order that I like them best

OWH 50

Normally I can't stand stickers, it's true.... I'd much rather stamp.  But since OWH has been doing stickers this week, I've decided to use up some of these stickers that come in the paper packs I buy. In fact, it's their Mid-Week ThrowDown Challenge!
Printed Papers & Stickers - Echo Park Hello, Spring
Distress Ink - Tim Holtz Chipped Sapphire

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

OWH 51

Papers - Making Memories 5th Ave
Distress Ink - Tim Holtz Black Soot
Ribbon - His & Hers (Hobby Lobby)
Flowers & Brads - Making Memories Wildflower Purple & Cream

OWH Sketch

so this sketch was with #52 and labeled as "the missing Sketch 34" but I looked thru and there is a 34 but no 33 so I'm renaming it to Operation Write Home Sketch 33!

Printed Paper & Sentiments - Bo Bunny Vicki B.

Ribbon - Stampin' Up Certainly Celery

Distress Ink - Tim Holtz Peeled Paint

OWH 52

Operation Write Home Sketch #52 but I changed it up a bit, making the top strip smaller so the background shows and not using a circle but shaped die cuts instead.

All Papers - Bo Bunny Alora

Distress Ink - Tim Holtz Faded Jeans

Brads - Portafolia

OWH 53

I've been on a roll making two cards per sketch yesterday and this one is no different.

Operation Write Home Sketch #53

Printed Paper - Bo Bunny Gabrielle

Ink - Tim Holtz Walnut Stain

Ribbon - The Ribbon Boutique (Hobby Lobby)

Stamp Set - Unity Stamp Company September 2012 KOTM The Vintage Touch

GIU Winners :-)

I guess I posted this over on facebook & completely forgot about doing the same here in blogger land....

 facebook winner is.... drum roll here..... Gina Flowers!


for my blog GIU winner of TWO Itty Bitty of their choice is.....

drum rolll........

Miriam Prantner!

Congrats both & yes I have already heard back from them & placed their orders!  Thanks for the support ladies to not only me but Unity Stamp Co as well!  Here's to a beautifully stamped day 

Monday, September 24, 2012

OWH 55

third time today.... made two cards with the same sketch & supplies but just a little different each cuz I don't like the identical thing ;-)

Operation Write Home Sketch #55

Printed Paper - My Mind's Eye Love Me Do

Distress Ink - Tim Holtz Barn Door

Bling Brads - My Mind's Eye Lush

Flower Brads - Portafolia

Twine - The Twinery

OWH 54

ok so I know, I'm skipping around a bit on the sketch order today... trust me, it's confusing me too!  I have one scheduled for this coming Saturday for my Our Creative Corner post and the other I'll be working on next

Operation Write Home Sketch #54

Paper - My Mind's Eye Good Day Sunshine

Distress Ink - Tim Holtz Frayed Burlap

Brads - Oriental Trading Post