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Monday, October 20, 2014

My Wish Book

Today is my turn to share something on The Digi Bell's DT Blog  using an image from Elisabeth Bell's Digital Family!
I chose the sweet digi called...
I altered a notebook to jot down my wishes or should I say wants :)
 Copic Colored...sorry I didn't keep track of colors
 Started with small pocket size notebook I bought at Michael's Store.
Papers~ October Afternoon, PTI teal CS
Sentiment~ Computer Generated
Tools~ SU punch, SB Labels Six
Accents~ VD mother of pearl precious metal paint, TH vintage photo DI, WOC metal corner and pearls
This view shows the VD Precious metal paint.  Which I brushed on edges and over the WOC metal corner--love this paint cuz it dries very quickly!!
So glad you stopped in and do check out the new digi image Lissybee released on friday--you can still hop and possibly win this cute new image!! Find it HERE!!

Friday, October 17, 2014

The Digi Bell's New Release Hop

Elisabeth Bell is revealing another new digital image today!!
is featuring
If you arrived here from The Amazing Linda's Blog you are right on track...if not go to The Digi Bell's DT Blog to find the list :)
Golly isn't she just the cutest little witch you ever saw!!!
Colored with Copics~
Skin~ E13, 11, 00, 000
Hair~ YR23, E33, 31
Outfit and Hat~ G99, 85, 82, 20, V17, 15, 12, W3
Broom~ E49, 35, 33, 31, YR31, 23, Y18, DG 
Pumpkins~ YR27, 07, 04, 02, E49, 33, DG on stems
Floor~ FC pitt pastel pencils-brown, black, green
Papers~ BG Eerie Collection, PTI white, purple, lime green CS
Tools~ CB spider/web folder, SU ticket corner punch, HC Deco Lace Border (713)
Accents~ ColorBox Lime Pastel chalk ink, PS brads 
Inside of card~

Now you are off to Julie's Blog--she will definitely have a jaw dropping creation!!!
Remember to leave a comment on all blogs to ensure your chance at winning this adorable halloween witch!!!

Challenges Entering~
Whimsy Inspires #76~ Anything Goes
Simon Says Wed~ Color challenge
Elphine House Australia #63~ Pumpkins
Sparkles #61~ Fall/Autumn Colors

Thanks for stopping in :)

Halloween Card

Challenge #125 is a color challenge....use orange and black!!
We are being sponsored by the very generous
This challenge prize from Marianne design's 
will be a nice surprise!
Usually two dies, a die and a stamp or two stamps.
for one very lucky winner!
I created a fun Halloween card:)
I used the inlaid technique along with adding some 3-D effects:))
 Papers~ BG Eerie Collection and Black CS
Tools~ Marianne Dies fence-LR0205, Border elegance LR0157, Black flower and Stamen LR0122, Orange flower and small leaves LR0106   Magnolia Doohickey Dies Lamppost and Cat  SB Circle and scallop circle
Accents~  Antique Linen stickles, Studio 18 orange rhinestones
 Inside of card~
On left used element stickers from BG Eerie collection to create scene
On right used negatives from the inlaid technique on front
Close up of inlaid (done in black) and 3-D(done in orange dp) techniques :)
Hope you like!!!

Challenge Entering~
Sparkles #61~ Fall/Autumn Colors

Halloween is 2 weeks away but......
Happy Halloween to all

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Creatalicious Pumpkin Card

Hello all~~  It is time for a new challenge at Creatalicious!!
Challenge #68 is Orange and Green
Our sponsor is Sassy Studio Designs~~the winner will be able to choose 2 digi images (excluding new releases)
I have created a Pumpkin Card using
Copic colored~
Skin E11, 02, 00, 000, 
Hair E49, 44, 42, 41
Eyes G14, 20
Outfit G14, 12, 20, YR09, 65, 61, Olive AtYou Spica Pen
Fussy cut and mounted with foam tape:)
Started out with piece of PTI orange cardstock (81/2"x 6")--folded in half.  Taking SB oval nestie cut out 3 ovals which I emboss with CB swirls folder--inked with TH Peeled paint DI--strategically attached to SB scalloped oval nesties with foam tape.  Set upon folded cardstock and drew desired shape of pumpkin and fussy cut.  Inked edges with TH peeled paint DI and glued to pumpkin shaped CS.  Then I spritzed entire pumpkin shape front and back with TA yellow daisy Glimmer Mist--and WHOA does it shines-Lovely!-see pic below:)

Next I designed a stem with kraft cs, CB woodgrain folder and TH walnut stain DI--slid it into the cutout center from inside of card--taped in place
Finished with accents~ Magnolia dies used are dragonfly--lantern-- and 3 different leaf dies; Flowers~Prima Bud--others from stash--Live and Love Crafts Ivory spray;  Branch with leaves by stem is Sizzix; MF soft green pearls; Viva Decor Kiwi pearl pen for dragonfly eyes
Views of inside-- SB labels 10--inked with TH Tea Dye DI and added accents.  Here you can see how I attached stem
Challenges Entering~
Sweet Stamps #191~ Fall
Sparkles #61~ Fall/Autumn Colors

Glad you stopped by.....

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Hay Day-- Gift Bag

My turn to share on The Digi Bell's DT Blog
I used the new digi EBell released called...
A Fall Gift Bag with Tag!!
Copic colored--go here for copic details!!  I added the bench he is sitting on :)
Tag base is SB Scalloped edge frame Die
Papers-- Recollection Kraft CS and Gold textured, yellow, olive CS from stash
Pumpkin-- CB set called "pumpkin Spice" which was inked and spritzed
Accents~ TH walnut stain DI, TA Yellow Daisy Glimmer Mist, Ribbon, Flower twigs from stash, Gold cord
Pumpkin glistens from GMist...hard to capture:)

Back of tag for personal message :)
Congrats to Margy and Maria on winning our newest Digi's!!! YEAH...excited to see what they create!!!
Check out The Digi Bell's DT Blog daily for awesome inspiration!!!
EBWorld challenge is open until Oct 22... it is Use Apples and Twine and an EBell image of any kind!!!!
Have wonderful Day!!

Thursday, September 25, 2014


Wow another month gone by so........Elisabeth Bell's World Blog
has a new challenge!!  Thanks to all who joined in last month's pretty in pink:))
For Sept/Oct we would like to see 
Apples and Twine
remember you MUST use and Elisabeth Bell image!

My card features~ EHA~Tommy's Apples for Mommy 
 Copic colored~ and cut out with SB curved rectangle nestie
 Papers~ SU early espresso CS, Kaisercraft Nan's fave collection, Kraft CS
Tools~ SB Romantic Rectangles nesties, SB scallop circle nestie
Accents~ MM button, twine, lace twine, SU sentiment (teeny tiny wishes), TH walnut stain DI
 Dimensional view
Tag view
Hope you join in the fun~~Great prizes!!!
Be sure to visit all DT creations HERE!!
Challenges Entering~
Simon Says Wed~ Anything Goes
Elphine House Australia #62~ An Apple A Day!
Inky Chicks #38~ Anything Goes

With Love

Friday, September 19, 2014

EBell New Digi's Blog Hop

Hello Elisabeth Bell Friends~~
Today we are all so excited for The EBell New digi release Blog Hop....because Lissybee is bringing back not 1 but 2 images that were once licensed by Whiff of Joy~ YIPPEE!!!!  To see the entire blog hop list you can go to The Digi Bell's DT Blog.   If you have been hopping along and came here from our Uber Talented Team Leader Lynda's Blog you are right on track!!  All you have to do is leave a comment on all the blogs and you could win both these gorgeous digi's!!!
Onto meeting our newest digi's......
Corn Basket Beauty

Hay Day
Copic colored~
Skin E11, 02, 00, 000
Hair YR27, 24, 31, E35
Hat and Overhauls E79, 77, 74, 71, 70, GR clear  star pen, YR09, 04, 02, YR24
Wheat Y28, 21, Gold Atyou Spica pen
Shirt Y28, 26, 23, 21
Shoes W7, 1, 00
Bench E29, 27, 25
Ground Y28, 26, 23, 21

I ran out of time to get my card together...but I promise to have it completed this week!!  Thanks for understanding!!!   Now you are heading back to The Digi Bell's DT Blog and be sure to leave a comment there too.  
Happy Fall Everyone!!

Red Gift Bag

Today is friday so that means a new challenge at 
The theme is Red as main color
Our challenge is being Hosted by our DT sister--Celine
And Our sponsor is
Crafty Sentiments Designs

I created a Red Gift Bag
Took a red gift bag and fancied up with SU Twitterpated dp--inked edges TH walnut satin.  Place WOC Lace and red pearls at top and Red Raffia Lace at bottom.  Added Kaisercraft Wood Flourishes Lamp post which was inked and fran~taged! 
Copic colored~
Skin E11, 00, 000,  R20
Hair YR27, 31, Y26, 21, 00, E44
Reds R29, 24, 22, 20, 000, C5
Shoes N7, 5, 1, R29, 20
 Background B0000, Y0000, R000, Fran~tage Shabby pink embossing enamel
Floor E43, 42, 41
Diamond glaze was added to sucker, barretts and hat button
Inked edges with TH walnut stain DI and shaped corners with corner punch.  Mounted on SB romantic rectangle using Red CS
Dimensional view
Lamppost saying is SU Whimsical Words stamped with versa mark ink and white embossing powder and then Added Fran~tage :))  Glued to wooden lamppost sign.  Lamppost is 

 Flower arrangement is Mrs. Grossman's natural art cluster--WOC leaves and stamens--Sizzix branch with leaves--foil leaves from my stash.
Finished by adding Gift tag with red twine and made using SB curved rectangle nestie.  
Added White Decorative Labels Eight which was fancied with hearts and Fran~tage!
Chalenges Entering~
Simon Says Wed~ Tag It!
Whimsy Inspires #75~ monochomatic
Charisma Cardz #20~ Lace and pearls

Hope you join in the fun at Fussy and Fancy
So glad you visited!!!

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Pumpkin Fairy Ellora

Happy Hump Day to all~~~
Today is my day to share on The Digi Bell's DT Blog!!
Created a shaped card using Elisabeth Bell's Darling image...
Copic colored~
Skin E11, 00, 000
Hair E29, 39, 35, 34, 33, 30, 18
Pumpkin YR09, 04, 02, 27, 24, E35
Bird Y19, YR27
Stem E35, 33, G99, 20, YR04, Diamond glaze
Wings G24, 20, Y000, YR24, Diamond stickles
Outfit G28, 24, 20, E43, 42, 41, 40, Diamond Stickles, VD gloss gel on hairbow
Tiara VD gold GL pen, Gelly roll clear star pen
Puppy W9, 7, 5, 3, 1, R20 
Wand Y19, YR27, G28, 24, 20, Diamond stickles on star, VD gloss gel on handle
Cut out with SB scallop oval nestie and inked edges with TH peeled paint DI
Layers from bottom to top~~
~Scalloped circles in green and brown were a gift to me
 ~kraft layer cut out with SB Grand Stately Circle die.  
~texture touch with gauze stamped with TH peeled paint and walnut Stain
~dp from stash cut out with SB Lacey Circle also inked wiith TH peeled paint attached with foam tape for dimension
~ Rust CS embossed with Script folder, inked with TH peeled paint
~image placed with foam tape
Accents~ WOC Roses and leaves, SU grossgrain ribbon, MM pins, Michael's Store berries
Dimensional view:))
Peek at inside!!

Challenges Entering~
Sparkles Monthly #60~ Things with Wings
Inky Chicks #38~ Anything Goes

Hope you all have a great day and do check out The Elisabeth Bell's World challenge HERE....Superb prizes!!!!

***You won't want to miss EBell's new digi release---THIS FRIDAY--19th HERE!!!