Saturday, June 14, 2008

Happy Father's Day!

To my Husband and Dad - and all other dad's - a very happy day! Here are 2 cards that I just made for my Dad-in-law and girlfriend's bday! These were fun to make and got great inspiration from all the great blogs that I subscribe to as well as CHF Forum! Thanks for looking!

Dad's Day Card Supplies used: CS - Java from Bazzill, Patterned and pumpkin colored papers from We R Memory Keepers; Ink - Burnt Umber and Cognac Palette Hybrid Ink Pad; Copper brads - source unknown; Stamps: The Angel Company, tree from Spring Time set, greeting from Trendy Greetings set (retired); brown grosgrain ribbon Offray; scalloped scissors Fiskars; circle punch 3/4" EK Success.

Bday Card Supplies used: CS - White Georgia Pacific and scrap gold strip; Stamps: The Angel Company flower from In Bloom set, greeting from Little Tidbits set; Ink - Noir Black and Cognac Palette Hybrid Inks; Scor-Pal; White and Silver Gelly Roll Pen by Sakura; gold sheer ribbon Offray; brass brads - source unknown.

With Inky Fingers,


Positive Thought: You can have peace of mind, improved health and an ever-increasing flow of energy. Life can be full of joy and satisfaction. ~ Norman Vincent Peale

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Owl Princess

In the last few weeks the birthday parties, graduation parties and kids baseball and softball schedules are going to keep me making cards for a very long time!!!!
Don't you feel SOOO bad for me? Ha!

So, I am totally inspired by the Cornish Heritage Farms Forum - that is where I stamplifted this card. Thanks for looking!

Supplies used:
Cardstock: DCWV Tan, Black & Pink CS Source Unknown.
Stamps: CHF Stamps by Kim Hughes, URA Hoot, Bold Curls, The Angel Company's Small Things set, Impression Stamps small flower. Ink: Palette Hybrid Inks: Snow White, Budoir Blush, Claret, Noir, Jardin Moss. Color Pencils: Prismacolor Pencils & Blender Pencil. Stickles. Chalks for shading. Paper flowers, rhinestone brad, sheer ribbons, sources unknown. Scor-Pal for brick score lines.

Caio for now!

With inky fingers,


Positive Thought: Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. ~Norman Vincent Peale

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

I am so honored.... screen door card was awarded 2nd place for Country Woman's Magazine's Bazaar Craft Contest. I submitted my letter and card samples last September 2007!!! Well, I just got my letter today! Then to top it all off, I won $350!!!! Wow!!! I am so excited and humbled. I am so grateful that I am able to share my creativity talent with you all!!! Click here for a subscription to Country Woman's Magazine - and in their Oct/Nov. 2008 issue, see my card(s) and probably the blurb I sent them about my card!!! Yea! I'm so exicted!!!

So, today was my kiddies last day of school! Yikes! It's summer vacation - and I get a little jealous when my "creativity" time gets eaten away.... I will post as often as I can.

For now, I am sharing another teacher appreciation card for our kid's music teacher, choir director and all around super nice teacher!!!

Supplies used: Ivory & Black CS, Stampin' Up; Lt. Blue CS, source unknown; Patterned paper, K-Ology Addison Paper; music notes die for Cuttlebug, Provo Craft; Big Shot machine; Blue rhinestones, K Marcella; Twill Tape, Martha Stewart Crafts Color Cloud; Black ribbon, source unknown; stamp by Close to my Heart; Ink, Palette Hybrid Ink.
Thanks for looking!
Caio for now!!!
With inky fingers,
Positive Thought: If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal. ~Norman Vincent Peale