Wednesday, July 31, 2013

follow your heart

I LOVED this Stamp of the Week as soon as I saw the preview on Facebook, I could not wait for it to get into my grubby little hands!

Sketch - Operation Write Home #183

Kraft Cardstock - Canvas Corp

Printed Cardstock - American Crafts Love Always

Stamp - Unity Stamp Co. Stamp of the Week Map of Your Heart

Ink - CloseToMyHeart Cranberry

Chip Hearts - UmWow Studio Heart Confetti

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

miss you, friend

my two besties in the whole world are suppose to be coming to my house this weekend to do Freezer Meals together!  Nothing like a huge mess in the kitchen, I have two bottles of wine chilled for the occasion... just to keep things interesting ;-)

For this cutie I used The Sweet Stop: SSS221 sketch

Stamps - Unity Stamp Co. Sunflower Miss You Friend & Face the Sunshine

Ink - Memento plus a few Copics for coloring

Papers - Making Memories Scrapbook Basics Black & White (yep, it's extremely OLD)

Twine - The Twinery

Monday, July 29, 2013

all hail

the Birthday Queen

WOW!  It's been quite a while since I blogged...I'd say sorry but I'd be lying, I was on vacation, went to two different crafting retreats located in two different states neither of which I live so a bit of driving was involved.  I had an amazing time at both with two completely different sets of ladies!

Printed Papers - Authentique Carefree

Template - 6x6 The Crafters Workshop, Mini Chicken Wire

Ink - Tim Holtz Antique Linen

Stamp - Unity Stamp Co STOW All Hail The QUEEN Bee

Ink - CloseToMyHeart Black & Brown Bag

Distress Ink - Tim Holtz Black Soot

Chipboard Pieces - UmWowStudio Hexagons & Confetti Hexagons

Ink - StazOn Tuxedo Black

Embossing Powder - Zing Silver

Friday, July 19, 2013

Leave a Trail

Quick & Simple post here for Unity's Friends with Flair as I'm at a retreat with a group of ladies I met online!  It's been so much fun meeting them all and laughing together.

Flocked background Paper - My Mind's Eye Lush in Brown

Printed Papers - My Mind's Eye Nostalgia

All brown embellishments from my sweet friend Kathy

Sentiment Stamp - Unity Stamp Co (of course!)

Saturday, July 13, 2013

It's Your Day, Happy Camper

UmWowStudio... AWESOME sketch this month! enuff said, here's my creation:

Cardstock base - Die Cut With A View

Printed Paper - Die Cut With A View The Green Stack

Chipboard & Flair - UmWowStudio Layered Arrows, Layered Stars (big ones), Layered Small Stars, Make a Wish Flair

Flower Washi - Downtown Tape

Grey Washi - no clue, I stole the strip from my friend Laci :)

Metal Embelly - WeRMemory Keepers

Twine - dunno, my friend Pam gave it to me

Green Splatters - Tattered Angels Glam Dirty Martini

Liquid Pearls in Avocado

Dragonfly Stamp - Unity Stamp Co. Splendid Things

Circle of Tree Stamp - Viva LasVegas Plate 1249

Dragonfly & Tree Ink - Tim Holtz Distress Ink Frayed Burlap

Caterpillar Stamp - Viva LasVegas Plate 923

Caterpillar Ink - Memento Black

the extra details....  used UmWowStudio's Skinny Chevron, filled some of the holes with Liquitex Basics COARSE TEXTURE GEL!  This stuff has quickly surpassed Gesso for me in is now my very favorite to add mucho texture to ANYTHING!

Here's the sketch!