Thursday, May 28, 2015

Watercolour Butterflies for Colour Me...!

This week we have a playful combination for your at Colour Me...!. We're using Blackberry Bliss, Rich Razzleberry, Lost Lagoon and Pumpkin Pie.

I found a box of watercolours while cleaning out our basement, so I thought I would give them a try. At first I had different coloured butterflies scattered (from the challenge colours), and then I thought it would be cool to punch them out from the leftover watercolour wash that I had done for the panel!

Check out the challenge this week!

Thanks for stopping by!


Stamps: "Handwritten Sentiments" (Simon Says Stamp)
Ink: Blackberry Bliss
Paper: Blackberry Bliss CS (Stampin' Up!), Lost Lagoon CS (Stampin' Up!), Marshmallow CS Bazzil), Watercolour Paper
Watercolours: Pentel
Tool: Butterfly Punch (Stampin' up!), Elegant Butterfly Punch (Stampin' Up!)

Friday, May 22, 2015

Butterflies and Lace for The Friday Mashup!

Good Friday, friends! Cynthia is our hostess this week at The Friday Mashup, and she is challenge us to use lace and butterflies - beautiful combination!

Or at least it should be... haha. There's part of me that feels this is a hot mess, and another part of me that loves it. I've decided to use it as a bookmark until I make my final decision :)

Check out the challenge this week, and the gorgeous projects from the design team!

  1. Create a project with "Butterflies"
  2. Create a project with "Lace"
  3. or Mash it Up! and create a project with "Butterflies & Lace"
Thanks for stopping by today!


Wednesday, May 20, 2015

(not so) Subtle 'Thanks' for Colour Me...!

Hello! We have a super fun subtle colour combo this week at Colour Me...!. We are also having a Design Team call, so if you or someone you know would like to be part of the Colour Me...! Design Team, please head on over!

Our family went to visit my mom and stepdad this past weekend and we had a blast! The boys were overjoyed to be able to spend 3 days with them.

Mom and I had some girl time too (ie: craft store shopping!) and I got my hands on some new Copics and a few new stamp sets.

I wanted to send her a thank you card for making the weekend so special for us, and since we visited an aquarium while we were there, thought this fun set from Your Next Stamp would be the perfect fit!

Check out the challenge this week.

Thanks for stopping by today!


Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Mother's Day for Colour Me...!

This week at Colour Me...! we are going striking and using Melon Mambo and Pear Pizzazz. These were perfect colours for a mother's day card. Not just any mother's day card... a card for the BEST mom ever :)

I started off with this fabulous digi stamp from Tiddly Inks... Orchid. The design of this stamp is amazing - I love that it not 'heavy' feeling, a dainty and balanced bunch of blossoms!

Check out the challenge this week:

Thanks for stopping by!


Stamps: "Orchid" Digital Stamp (Tiddly Inks), "Teeny Tiny Wishes" (Stampin' Up!)
Ink: Sahara Sand (Stampin' Up!)
Paper: Beau Jardin DSP (BoBunny), Vellum (Stampin' Up!), Marshmallow (Bazzil), Pear Pizzaz CS (Stampin' Up!)
  - Pot/Vase: W1, W3, W5
  - Greenery: YG11, YG13, YG17
  - Petals: R00, R02, C1

Saturday, May 9, 2015

A very Wryn weekend!

Happy weekend, my friends. Glad it is finally here, and the weather is gorgeous!

I'm sharing two cards today that I made with a few challenges in mind. Turns out they both ended up being the darling Wryn from Tiddly Inks, so I'm going with a theme.

Berry Sweet Wryn for Tiddly Inks ("So Sweet) and Sunday Stamps (which I totally missed the deadline for!):

Check out the sketch from Sunday Stamps:

Wryn the Mermaid for Freshly Made Sketches:

Check out the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches:

Thanks for stopping by this week!


Supplies - Berry Sweet Wryn
Stamps: "Berry Sweet Wryn" Digi (Tiddly Inks), "From the Garden" (Stampin' Up!)
Ink: Memento
Paper: Marshmallow (Bazzil), Whisper White (Stampin' Up!), Daffodil Delight CS (Stampin' Up!), "Neapolitan" Dear Lizzy (American Crafts)
Tools: Dotted Scallop Border Punch (Stampin' Up!)
Embellishments: Subtle Button (Stampin' Up!), White Baker's Twine (Stampin' Up!)
  - Berry: R11, R14, R17, R29; Yg11, YG13, YG17
  - Hair: Y23, E31, E33, E15
  - Dress: Y11, Y13, Y15; YG11, YG13, YG17
  - Mushroom: E11, E13, W1, W3, Y11, Y13, Y15
  - Grass: YG61, YG63, YG67, G29

Supplies - Wryn the Mermaid
Stamp: "Wryn the Mermaid" Digi (Tiddly Inks), "...And Many More" (Stampin' Up!)
Ink: Island Indigo (Stampin' Up!)
Paper: "Our Lil' Monster" DSP (BoBunny), Pool Party CS (Stampin' Up!), Marshmallow (Bazzil)
Embellishments: Moonshine sequins (Simon Says Stamp)
  - Skin: E000, E02, E04, E11, R20, R22
  - Shirt: R20, R22, R24
  - Tail: YG11, YG13, YG17
  - Accents: Y13, Y15, Y17
  - Hair: BG10, BG15, BG18, BG75

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Monochromatic week at Colour Me...!

Good morning and happy Wednesday!

This week we have a new challenge over at Colour Me...! where we are going monochromatic and using Crisp Cantaloupe - love this colour!

I started this card with a vague idea of what I wanted to do, but I have to admit that a lot of it came together as it was being created. 

For the Bokeh background, I sponge Crisp Cantaloupe across a piece of white cardstock. Using my own template for the circles, I started sponging them in with white Stazon.

The "always" was die cut from a strip of cardstock, but once it was on the card, it looked too plain. I added a background using the Hardwood background stamp from Stampin' Up! All the gold was added at the end, just for some fancy :)

Come check out the challenge this week!

Thanks for stopping by today!


Stamps: "On Edge" (Simon Says), "Hardwood" (Stampin' Up!)
Ink: White Stazon, Black Stazon, Crisp Cantaloupe (Stampin' Up!), Sahara Sand (Stampin' Up!)
Paper: Marshmallow CS (Bazzil), Crisp Cantaloupe CS (Stampin' Up!)
Embellishments: Gold Sequin Trim (Stampin' Up!)
Tools: "Always" die (Simon Says)


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