Wednesday, July 29, 2009

A Walk Down Memory Lane Blog Hop!

Here's my Sneak Peek for Augus. Check out the AWDML Forum for more details on the hop. There are some amazing sneaks you will have to come back and see all of the Design Teams full creations! Dont forget to leave a comment for a chance to win a prize!!!

Have a Lovely Day, Winner and full project Creations will be shown on August 1st!

Visit Crystal tomorrow to see her sneak peek!

Friday, July 24, 2009

Scrap Book Page and a Card!

I just LOVE this Doraline Cutie! Kellie Winnell is having a sketch contest in celebration of making the Motivet Design Team CONGRATS you lucky gal! Here's the card I have made with your sketch.

Doraline is from Motivet, Sentiment is from Paper Make up

All Card Stock and hardware is Stampin' Up!

Pearls and center Flower is Stampin' Up!

Patterned Paper is from A Walk down Memory Lane


A Walk Down Memory Lane is having a Cosmo Cricket contest. Who doesn't love a little competition? I made this scrap book page using The Cosmo Cricket collection pack Honey Pie! The Flowers are Imaginisce Summer Cool Petal Pops Seaside Mix. The Buttons are Autumn Leaves Foof a La Buttons Summer . This kit has everything you need to make such beautiful springtime scrap book pages!

Have a great weekend, don't forget that all Cosmo Cricket is 15% off and check out the contest!

Have a wonderful Day!

Thursday, July 23, 2009

A Magnolia Card for you!

I haven't made a Magnolia Card in forever!!! I miss coloring precious little Tilda! I made this card for the Just Magnolia Challenge Blog, which is to use buttons. I also used the sketch from Simon Says Stamp Blog. I couldn't resist the sketch it's a good one! Well I hope you like my card, have a great day!

Patterned Paper, Card Stock and ribbon & Crystal Effects is Stampin' Up!
Buttons and brads are Misc. Flowers are Prima.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Finally got to make a card with my Stamps!

Here's one of my stamp designs. Her name is Penny. Isn't she cute! This card was a challenge because of the shape, but I guess thats why they call it a challenge! It's for the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge! The challenge is to make a differently shaped card.

Hope you like my card. Have a wonderful day!

All the Card stock is from Stampin up! I colored Penny on Mushroom with my copics, the Sentiment is from PMS. The flowers are from Kaiser Craft, the buttons and ribbon are Misc. from my stash!

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Whiff of Joy Fall Set!

Katharina Frei is giving away 2 entire fall releasese. You can Pre-Order now!

Whiff of Joy

Motivet Sketch Challenge!

I just LOVE these Motivet stamps I found them a few months or so ago and broke down and finally bought 1 a few weeks ago. I LOVE IT!!!!!

You can see the sketch here.

Everything used on this card is Stampin' Up! Except the Doraline Motivet Stamp , The flower is Prima and the buttons are from AWDML. I colored the image with my copics. ( I tried to make her look furry... lol.)

Monday, July 20, 2009

PMS Monday, Brown and Pink!

The Monday Challenge for PMS this week is Pink and Brown. I love this little beach fairy. She's just too cute!

Everything on this card is Stampin' Up! except the Fairy and the Glitter is Stickles.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Stampavie Design Team call WAHOOOO!!

Stampavie is having a DT call I'm so excited about this and crossing everything possible for this one! I knew I wanted to make a card and a matching 3d item and when I saw the new tutorial at splitcoast I had to try this peek a boo box!

I used my aqua painters and ink pads to color the image and tried really hard to get the shadows and highlights and to make it look more detailed. These are Prima flowers and the paper and ribbon are misc from my stash everything else is SU!

Saturday, July 18, 2009

A Walk Down Memory Lane Flower Tutorial.

Supply List:

12 x 1 inch of Patterned Paper
Mod Podge or other fast drying glue, a glue gun works too.
punched circle
anything you wish to decorate, brads, buttons flowers ect.

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Next take your 12 x 1 in. piece of paper and start making folds like in the picture below.

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Continue folding back and forth as evenly as you can till your paper looks like...

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Then connect the 2 ends using your glue or even double sided tape will work. Your flower should like like this..

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Then push the center down making sure the patterned part is visible. Put some Mod Podge or your hot glue gun glue on your circle and hold firmly, you might want to place something kind of heavy like a punch to hold it while it drys. May take 5 min or so.

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Once dry you can decorate the center.

Here's mine.

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and here's the full page I put it on, Using the Sketch from AWDML July Sketch!


Products used:

Patterned Paper: Dream Street Gracie Daydreamer

Embellishments: White Flowers, Pink Flowers, Buttons, Brads

Misc. Chipboard and ribbon.

Have a great weekend!
Hugs, Mindy

Friday, July 17, 2009

Happy Friday everyone. Here's a card made for the AWDML DT. I wanted to make a summery card I really like the way it came out. I just LOVE these brads! I adore these Anya stamps, I have been wanting them for a while now!

Stop by the AWDML DT Blog and post your Summer Fruit project, a card, scrap book page, for a chance to win a prize!

Stamps: Anya Rain, Snow or Shine
Patterned Paper:
October Afternoon Cherry Hill Tea Towel
Ink: Copic's & Momento Ink
Embellishments: Flowers, Buttons, Brads,
Martha Stewart dolly punch, SU! Ribbon, SU! card stock (riding hood red, old olive, pretty in pink.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

I'm back with a PMS card and lots of info!!

Well it's been a LONG few weeks and boy do I miss crafting and blogging. I've been officially home since Monday I had to get house work and laundry in order before I could play. Well I've done a few things I wanted to wait before I posted so I could get a few scheduled posts under my belt!

I have some special News first off just before my father in law passed away I was accepted to the A Walk Down Memory Lane Scrap Book Design Team! This store has just about everything the have so many embellishements I have a hard time choosing because I want it all! Their selections of paper .. WOW! I'm so excited about this it was my goal for this year to get on a stamp DT and a scrap booking dt and I've done both! Woot Woot!

Secondly, I'm now an illustrator for 2 Red Banana's Stamp company. You can see my illustrations at the 2 Red Banana's Store! I'm so excited about this I hope you will pop over and have a looksie!

So here's the Paper makeup Release for July, my belated sneak peek! LOL
When I saw this little toddler fairy I KNEW I had to use her first. She is so stinkin adorable.

I'm entering this card into the Stamp Something Challenge blog which is use Pink, Yellow and Green.

Also this card is for the PMS challenge which this week it's to use buttons!

Stamps: PMS Sentiment & Shelby Fairy
Paper: Cosmo Cricut Collection Packet Honey Pie
Embellishments: White Flowers Pink Flowers
Stampin' Up! Cardstock, very vanilla and so saffron.
I used me pretty in pink and so saffron inks with aqua painters to color.

Sunday, July 5, 2009

I've gone MIA!!!!

I'm so sorry for my lack of posting. My Father in Law just passed away on July 1st. We found out he had stomach cancer back in late March. Well last week he had gotten so bad so from last Friday til yesterday we were spending the night helping my Mother in law and family. I hope to be up and posting next week after the funeral.

Thank you all for understanding.

Hugs, Mindy