Thursday, July 28, 2011

Little Darlings Back to School Blog Hop!

Comments are at the top of the posts, be sure to comment in the right area to be entered into the prize!

Winner will be Chosen August 5th!
It's Blog Hoppin' time! Today is so exciting! We have our Little Darlings Back to School Blog Hop, Prizes, Special Guest Designers and so much inspiration for you all! If you have come from Ann's Blog you are on the right track! Ann is one of the Special Guest Designers that is participating today. If you did not come from Ann's Blog, then you will have have to start at the beginning of the hop on Love to Stamp Store Blog!
Your next stop on the hop is Jeanette, another super talented lady who's a Special Guest Designer for the hop!

Not only do I have a card using this super cute image, 'Science 101' Angie has given ALL of the designers CANDY to give away! Isn't she just AWESOME! Whatever new Little Darlings Back to School  image the designers are using, that's the candy they are giving away. So I'll be giving away 'Science 101'! Just be a follower and leave me a comment!

I hope you enjoy the hop! Today you will be able to purchase these new stamps over at
 Love to Stamp!

Challenges
Paper Craft Star - Anything Goes
Totally Gorjuss - Punches or Dies







Supplies
Stamps - Little Darlings 'Science 101'
Paper - SU, Copic Xpress, Jillibean Soup,
Ink - Memento and Copics
Accessories - Nesties, ribbon, Melissa Frances Rub On.

Giddy up, Ride'm Cowboy!

Hiya my bloggin' peeps! I have a very different card today... masculine. *dun dun dun* LOL! I haven't made a card like this in ages! It was super fun though. Irina from La La Land Crafts asked if I would like to do some cards for CHA for her, and sent me this image and I gladly accepted. I love country music and this card makes me want to put the radio on! Thank you so much Irina for letting me use some of your images. I highly recommend them, especially if you are a Copic lover! These are so much fun and give you a great big area for shading.

There's a new challenge over at Cute Card Thursday. It's a Sketch. Very fun one and has tons of potiential for some great ideas! I hope you will join us this week!

Don't forget to pop on over and see the sneak peeks for Little Darlings today! Tomorrow is our hop and you will be able to get your own stamps! Wahoo!!

Challenges
La La Land Crafts - One for the Boys



Supplies
Paper - SU, Copic Xpress, Crate Paper Toy Box
Ink - Memento and Copics, DI
Accessories - Misc Eyelets, Maya Road Chipboard, MS punch, Oval Coluzzle

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Little Darlings Sneak Peek and New Challenge!

Hello everyone! Today we have a new challenge over at Little Darlings. Our theme is 'Girly' my kind of challenge! I used 'Go Team Go' which is a new image from the Little Darlings Back to School release. There are 3 more images being released today, so don't forget to check out the Love to Stamp blog for your chance to win 3 Little Darlings Stamps from the new release.

Today is my daughter's birthday. Belle turns 9 today. I cannot believe how time flies. I'm going to have my son going into middle school, next year my 'baby' starts kindergarten. WOWzers! Makes me feel old.. well not really lol!!! =)

Anywho.. next Thursday I'm... leeeeaaavin on a jet plane, goin' to viiiissiitt Aaaaannngieee LOL!! I can't wait. I've never EVER had a vacation like this before alone, in my entire life. Sooo YAY ME!

Challenges

Lexi's Creations - Shaped Card







Supplies
Stamps - Little Darlings - Go Team Go, Whimsy Postage Stamps
Paper - SU, Copic Xpress, My Minds Eye - Stella Rose Mabel,
Ink - Memento and Copics
Accessories - Scor-Pal, deckled requtangle nesties, Tilda Lace Die, Whimsy Stamp Die,


Yesterday my post was messed up! I totally forgot I was posting a card Tuesday. We were in Vegas for a couple days and I didn't have my computer. So I wanted to show the photos and supply list for my project. I made a corner bookmark. I LOVE it, and look no flowers.. that's a first huh??




Supplies
Paper - SU, Copic Xpress, My Minds Eye - Fly a Kite.
Accessories - Scor-Pal,  SU ribbon, Misc button, MS punch.



Little Darlings Sneak Peek Day 2


Hi there crafty friends! I'm away from home and my laptop and totally forgot to do this post. So here, brought to you by the best phone in the world, my iPhone!

Please visit the store blog for more inspiration. 

http://lovetostampstore.blogspot.com/

This cutie is called Science 101. I made a corner bookmark. Wouldn't this make a super cute teachers gift. I used my Martha Stewart border punch, Scor-pal, Copics, Copic xpress, SU cardstock, SU ribbon, misc button, WOC divine twine, My Minds Eye Paper. 

See you all tomorrow for the New Little Darlings Challenge. 

Mindy 

Sent from my iPhone 

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Little Darlings Back to School Sneak Peek Day 1

Hello everyone! Today is the first day of the Little Darlings Back to School Release. I'm so excited about this release, they are all adorable! We have a week of sneak peeks and prizes and on Friday we will have a hop with more fun and prizes and you will be able to shop for the new stamps!! So be sure to visit us over the the Love to Stamp Store Blog for all the fun and excitment!

This new image I'm using is called 'An Apple A Day'. I couldn't resist giving her some orange-y red hair along with those super cute freckles! Please head on over to see the other samples of this image on the Love to Stamp Blog.

You have until tomorrow to get your entries in for the Little Darlings Challenge Blog.
We will have a brand new challenge on Wednesday!




Supplies
Paper - SU, DCWV, Copic Xpress
Ink - Memento and Copics
Accessories - Nesties, MS Punch, Whimsy Stamp Die, SU clip

Friday, July 22, 2011

Yummy, Yummy Cake!!

Hello my friends out there in blogging land. Today there's a super fun challenge over Just Magnolia and hAngler. Theme is chosen by my super talented friend Dena! She has chosen 'Cooking' as the theme and I have been waiting for a cooking theme to come up on one of my design teams to make this project I have to share with you. I used the 3x3 Card Box on Splitcoast. I covered the bottom part with Peony Flowersoft and the lid with some paint for clothing since there's a small tip.

Anyways I hope you like my Cake and will participate in our challenge.
Have a great weekend.

Challenges
Magnolia Down Under - Create a scene however you'd like
Cupcake Inspiration - Photo
Pixie Cottage - Fun with Food
Stamp Something - Embellish Something








Supplies
Paper - Su, Copic xpress
Ink - Memento, Copics
Accessories - Paint (frosting) Peony FlowerSoft, Scor-Pal, Scor-Tape

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Hubba Hubba!

It's time for a new challenge over at Cute Card Thursday. The theme this week is 'For his eyes only'. I really like the way it came out. Although it is very different coloring such a revealing image. LOL! My daughter kept saying ewe! She's 8 though, she was like 'Mom that is NOT a Magnolia' LOL!!! No, it's not! :) I like it though!

I hope you will join us for our challenge at Cute Card Thursday.

 Have a great day!

Challenges
Cute Card Thursday - His eye only
CLP - Sketch
Kenny K Krafty Girls - Anything Goes






Supplies
Stamps - Kenny K - Miss Fortune , Sentiment is a digi and I cannot remember from where :(
Paper - Echo Park, SU, Copic Xpress, Blossom Soup
Ink - Memento and Copics
Accessories - Stickles, Prima Crystal Swirls,

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Christmas in July Party!

Merry Christmas in July!!!!

Today is the 3rd day of the Wild Orchid Crafts and Lili of the Valley Christmas Party! I know the ladies from these 2 teams have such great talent. They sure do make my jaw drop! If you haven't been over to the Wild Orchid Crafts Blog you better hop right on over there and take a look at their beautiful creations. All this week there will be 4 Designers posted each day and every one of us have candy on our blogs! So you have to visit us all to enter!

Here's my Candy being offered.

All you have to do to enter is leave me a comment and be one of my followers :)

Good Luck!

There's a MEGA Candy being offered on the Wild Orchid Crafts Blog too!








Supplies
Stamps - Lili of the Valley - Plum Pudding
Paper - SU, Copic Xpress
Ink - Memento and Copics
Accessories - Nesites and Scor-pal!

Monday, July 18, 2011

Magnolia-licious Summer Blog Hop!

Magnolia-licious
SUMMER BLOG HOP!
Beach ~ Barbeque ~ Picnic ~ Fishing
Well it's the 3rd Monday of the month and you know what that means! It's time for a
 Magnolia-licious Blog Hop! This month we have a special Summer hop planned with the Magnolia-licious Challenge Design Team! So twice as much inspiration. If you haven't come from Tracy's Blog then you need to start at the beginning on the Magnolia-licious Highlites Blog. This hop there's a little twist, you will hop along and collect a letter from each designers blog. My letter is D. Once you are finished, unscramble the letters and email Suzanne at sjdean0574(AT)yahoo.com, with the phrase you come up with! You will have until July 31st to email her your guess. For a second chance at the prize you can create a SUMMER PROJECT with the theme of Beach, Picnics/Barbecues or Fishing using only Magnolia stamps by July 31st.

Wanna see the loot that you can win?!?!



PLUS 5 Mini Magnolia Stamps of your choice AND a Scor-buddy!!!!

Now hop along to my buddy Barb's Blog I know you will see an amazing creation over there!

I've also made this card for the new Challenge at Wild Orchid Crafts. It's a Birthday Sketch! It was fun to use! I hope you will join us over there as well! Don't forget to stop by the Wild Orchid Crafts Blog for the Christmas in July Party too!

Challenges
Wild Orchid Crafts - Birthday Sketch
RRR - Cool it
Magnolia Monday - Summer time







Supplies
Paper - Echo Park Country Love, SU, Copic Xpress,
Ink - Memento and Copics
Accessories - 1 in circle punch, 1 1/4 in circle punch.