Monday, April 13, 2015

April Showers

At Make My Monday this week, we are making cards for the theme of "April Showers". The design team has come up some great samples for you to view. We'd love to have you join us with an April Showers card or project of your own.

For my card, I used a Gecko Galz image, which I sized in Photoshop. The image is mounted onto plum cardstock and then onto a black card base. I pop dotted the quote (also Gecko Galz). Finally, I added a mint doily and Jolee's raindrops.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Tag Tuesday and more!

Moxxie's Spring Blog Hop can be found here. Please join in and you may win the entire Springtime line!

Hello! Today I'd like to share several design team projects with you. First up is my tag for Tag Tuesday. The theme this week is Zodiac. I did a mermaid surrounded by water, using a Gecko Galz image and lots of blue ink. My zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Next, my Springtime favors and mini cards are up on the Moxxie blog today. Below is one of the pillow boxes I made; please check out the rest of my projects, using the link above.

Last, but not least, a small collage I made for Make My Monday. The theme this week is inspired by a Spring picture of flowers and birds. The background of this piece is done with Gelatos.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Friday, April 3, 2015

Moxxie Muses Spring Blog Hop

Welcome to the Moxxie Muses Spring Blog Hop. I am so excited to see flowers blooming and hear the birds singing - I am definitely glad that Spring is here! For my blog hop project, I used Moxxie's beautiful Faith line to make a cross. I love the colors of this line and have been wanting to make a pretty cross to hang on my craft room wall.

I purchased two wooden crosses and then sanded and painted the sides with cream colored acrylic paint. Next, I covered the crosses with paper from the Faith line. I used the b side of Salvation for the larger cross and the b side of Pray for the small cross. Then I die cut flowers from the b side of the Faith cutouts paper and the purple side of the Pray paper. I also punched petals from pink cardstock. I glued the two crosses together and added the flowers to the small cross. The final touch was to pop dot the praying hands sticker to the flower center.

I really like my finished cross and hope you do too! You will see lots of wonderful Spring projects on our blog hop. Thanks for stopping by and happy hopping!

Here is our line up of inspiration:
(remember to comment along the way for more chances to WIN!)


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Monday, March 30, 2015

Flowers

The theme this week at Make My Monday is Flowers. Please check out the design team's inspiration here.

I made an Easter card, using a vintage Easter image from Gecko Galz. I added Prima flowers and put Queen & Co. gems in the center of each flower. We hope you will join us with a flower card of your own!

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Tag Tuesday

The theme this week at Tag Tuesday is Dreams. I dug into my stash and came up this tag, featuring a dreamy Gecko Galz image.

I love making tags and I love the themes at Tag Tuesday! Plus using items from my stash is great! For this tag, I used an older Basic Grey patterned paper tag and stenciled on it with the Tim Holtz "Gothic" stencil. I added some silver metal stars, two die cut flowers, a butterfly and the word strip "hazy day-dreams".

Pop over to the Tag Tuesday blog and see all of this week's awesome tags!

DT shares

Hi! Today I'd like to share some design team projects from this week. First up is a "trash to treasure" project that was on the Unruly Paper Arts blog.

My sister gave me this piece to re-purpose. It looked like a book, but it opened. This is how the cover looked when I got it.

And this is how the cover looked after I altered it. I added patterned paper, a gold doily, a wooden egg that I painted and speckled and a rubber stamped image from Rubber Dance Art Stamps.

The inside looked like this. I liked the gold color, but it had gotten quite worn so I repainted it. Then I layered in papers, tulle, flowers, lace and more! The two lady stamps are also from Rubber Dance Art Stamps. I used Tim Holtz inks to add color to them, as I did with the bird on the cover.

I am very please with how this turned out! I loved using the Rubber Dance Art Stamps - they stamp clearly and there are so many wonderful images to choose from!

Next up is a card made for this week's challenge at Make My Monday. The challenge is to use the color green. I had some pretty Moxxie St. Patrick's Day paper that I used to make a card. I also added a Jillibean soup die cut and a Moxxie rub on and sticker.

Thanks for stopping by. Have a wonderful, creative day!

Monday, March 16, 2015

A Scenic Card

The theme this week at Make My Monday Challenge Blog is "Scenic". I looked through my many stamps, sure that I had at least one scenery stamp. Nothing! So I used a piece of scenic paper instead.

The paper is from Paper House and the stickers are from Moxxie. The other dt members have really lovely stamped scenic cards - please check them out here - and then join us with a scenic card of your own!