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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Tuesday Throwdown #300 Blog Hop

Today Tuesday Throwdown is excited to be Celebrating our 300th Challenge
 with a Blog Hop and Giveaway!!
Each of my teammates will be giving away a prize. Be sure to start at the 
 Tuesday Throwdown Blog and stop at each of our blogs leaving a comment
. One name will be drawn from each blog for a winner!
You should have arrived here from Judy aka Crafty Lady's Blog.
If not go back and start at Tuesday Throwdown.
From mine you will be hopping over to Debi Briles's Blog.

 I am using an old Penny Black Pansy image. I stamped it twice and cut some out
 of the second  to pop dot up for extra dimension. Using some lace and dyed ribbon 
to give it a more vintage look. The edge was punched with a 
Martha Stewart punch and the sentiment is mounted on a 
Spellbinder Fancy tag.


I will be giving away~~~ 
A Spellbinder Bird Sanctuary Shapeabilities,  Roll of Bakers Twine and a Ten pack of Sequins.

 Leave a comment to be entered into the drawing.
 Winners will be announced on  Monday 11:59 pm Pacific Time. 
You will  have a week to contact me and I will have you email me your address to send your package.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Are you ready???

It is time for a new Stamp Challenge over at MFP!
 Its a color challange this week and the color is White!
You may use black and a small amount of one other color. I added a
 little grey for shading my flower and  green for the leaves. A embossed base
 and the one of the flowers from the Gardenia Set. The sentiment is from the
     Set and cut out with a Spellbinder tag die. Simple and quick.
The way I like it right now as there are not enough hours to go around.
My mom is still in rehab and it creates lots of demands
 on my time.This is a challenge indeed so take time 
to hop over and join us this week!


Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge & Birthday Blog Hop

Today we are doing a double post....It is time for the Tuesday Throwdown Challenge.
 Our Sponsor is MHK Designs and the Distressing is the Challenge.
 I have used two of their Fruit Border images for my cards. I love these images!
The lemons I did in yellow and blue adding a dyed ribbon as you can see,
 distressing the edges both with ink and scuffing. The pears I used
 the pinks and greens with same distressing and sheer ribbon
.We would love for you to join our Challenge this week




 Our sweet teammate Asha Martin is also a part of the MHK Designs Today is her Birthday
 and if you know Asha you know she is not only talented but the sweetest lady certainly
 deserving a  Blog Hop in her honor. Tuesday Throwdown has been invited to
 join the MHK Designs Birthday Blog Hop for Asha!




Here's to you Asha,
Happy Happy Birthday sweet friend! 
Wishing you a fabulous day and a wonderful year!!



Hello, and welcome to our SURPRISE Birthday Beach Blog Hop for the lovely Asha! You should have
arrived here from CRAFTY GIRLs Blog. If not, start at the
MHKDesigns blog to complete the hop for more chances to WIN!
 We are celebrating a very special lady
today, and we're doing so by creating beachy birthday cards to wish her many happy returns.
Thank you so much for joining in our hop to say "Happy Birthday" to a dear friend!
 Your next stop on the hop is will be Debi Brile's Blog
 

Asha Martins
Bernie Cu9no (Guest)
Donna Thielker
Jerrie Mead
Jessica Kaiser
Judith Smith (Guest)
Judy VanZandt
Julie Odil (Guest)
Lilian Forsyth
Michele Henderson
Mynn Kitchen
NanaConnie
Rocky Cra>er
Sathya Sankaran
Shawna Standish
Andrea Whisman (Guest, TT)
Bridget Collins (Guest, TT)
CraftyGirl (Guest, TT)
Davi Reid (Guest, TT)
Debi Brile (Guest, TT)
Emily Lauritzen (Guest, TT)
Jacqueline Meuller (Guest, TT)
Rachelle Olaridge (Guest, TT)
Sarah Marney (Guest, TT)
Tracey Mowbray (Guest, TT)
Tuesday Throwdown



Saturday, June 18, 2016

MFP Stamps Challenge #25

Happy Saturday, its time for a new Challenge at Marks Finest Papers. 
 A Twisted Easel Card is the challenge this week. There is a tutorial here to
 show you how to do it. This is the first time for me but it was easy with
 the tutorial. I have used an image from the No Sour Grapes Set.Im not a
 wine drinker but I love grapes and cheese and  I
 really like this image, it just speaks to comfort to me for some reason.
 My card is simple not much embellishment, had lots
 of ideas but  because time is so short
 these days just happy to get it done!.We are having the
major plumbing issues that old houses seem to have and My mom is still in a
 rehab facility so I spend most my time after work there. Everything 
is in a uproar it seems...just gotta smile and keep on!
My teammates made some very nice inspiration for you so check them out! 


Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Team B at Tuesday Throwdown

It's team B's turn to share this week. Our sponsor is  Robyn's Fetish
 and they have provided us with our images. Its a Man's World is our Challenge.
Stop by and check out my teammates creations to inspire you.

 

Saturday, June 4, 2016

MFP Challange #23

Good Morning Friends, today the challenge at Mark's Finest Papers is a CAS card.
 I have used one of the images and sentiment from the Island Life Set. Colored it a bit with chalk
 and there you go. Not my fav for sure!
I have had several of you ask me about my mom. Thank you for your sweet inquiries, she is doing
 better but its a slow go! I spend lots of time commuting after work to see her. Sorry I haven't been
 around to comment much but there just are not enough hours to go around right now.


Saturday, May 28, 2016

MFP Challenge # 22

Today's Challenge at Marks Finest Papers is a color challenge.
 Used the color Turquoise...you can used white black or a small amount of one other color.
 I have just used turquoise and white. My image and sentiment is from the Java Time Set
 stamped in turquoise and cut with a Scalloped Spellbinder.The sentiment is 
on a Spellbinder Fancy Tag and the border is also a Spellbinder.
 Some embossing and sequins finish it off. 
 Be sure to stop by and join us this week.


Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Team B....

Tuesday Throwdown has a new Challenge today. Our sponsor iDigital Delights
and the Challenge is A Childs Card. I have used the Pirate Maizy Image for my card.
 Some embossing, burlap and twine to go with my little pirate.
 Stop over to join us this week. My teammates have some
 Great inspiration for you, so check them out!!
Sorry I havent been around to comment but I spend most the time
 Im not working with my mom. I am trying to do some catch up
on visiting you all, but just have to do a little at  a time.
.Things will hopefully lighten up a little in a couple more weeks.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

MFP Challenge # 21

Happy Saturday to you all. First I wanted to say thank you for your kind thoughts
 and prayers. Its been a long 2 weeks but my mom is slowly improving
 Its time for a new MFP Challenge and it is to make a card using the Skirt Fold.
 It is a fun way to add a little something extra. You have to use a two sided paper.
 I also cut a scalloped edge on mine. You can find the instructions Here.Since the dp
I used had fairies on it I also used one of the images from the Fairies Set
and the sentiment from the Roses Set.
Be sure to check out my teammates beautiful creations!!

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Tuesday Throwdown....

Sorry no card today...My  87 yr old Mother was bringing in her groceries
and fell breaking her hip. Not doing well so thats my focus.Here is the info
 if you would like to join in the challenge.
This week team B's Challenge is  Thinking of You. Our Sponsor
 is our own Crafty Girl and you can find her wonderful images here.


Saturday, May 7, 2016

Challenge #19

Good Morning Friends, today at MFP Challenge it is CAS week
with a Spring Theme. Cas continues to be a hard one for me lol!
So this week I have just smeared a touch 
of blue across the card then added my Lily. The image is from the
Lily Set I colored it with some water color pencils
and then cut it out and mounted it.
 My sentiments are from the
Pussy Willow Set and seemed perfect for this challenge. So its 
a quick card this week and you can join up with us all week long.
My teammates have some lovely inspiration for you to check out too.
 Hope to see you posting you creation!!

Happy Mother's Day to all who Celebrate tomorrow!!