Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Imagine That! Ice cream card



Hello, Today I am using "Ladybugs" digi set, "Birthday Bubbles"- green glitter paper, "Glitter Galore"- violet glitter paper, and "Sizzlin' Dots" digital paper sets by Imagine That! digis by Kris. You can find them here http://www.imaginethatdigistamp.com/index.html.



Copics used are YG00, YG01, YG03, YG05, YG07, BV00, V04, V06, V09- bug, R22, R24- tongue, E50, E51- ice cream, E31, E33- cone, YR21, YR24, YR31, Y11, R12, R14, R17, R24- mushroom.

Brown Gelly Roll Pen was used on the ice cream cone grid.

The die cut was made using a Spellbinders die called Floral Ovals.

The lime and purple ric racs are by Really Reasonable Ribbon. You can find them here http://www.reasonableribbon.com/.

The lace is by Offray.

The card is 5" x 6 1/2".

Thanks for dropping by. Be sure to stop by the Imagine That! Challenge blog and see the great creations there. You can find the challenge blog here http://imaginethatdigistamp.blogspot.com/.

Have a wonderful day! Edwina

Monday, July 21, 2014

Merry Christmas card


Hello, Today i am using a digi called "Irresistible Bling" by Digi Stamps 4 Joy. You can find it here 

I drew in the wood floor so my tree would have something to set on. 

Copics used are BG70, BG72, BG75, BG78- tree branches, E43, E44, E47- tree trunk and dirt, R22, R29, R35, R59, Y21, Y23, Y26, Y28- pot, G05- light wire, R20, R22, R29, R35- round ornaments, Y000, Y00, Y02, E00, BG000, BG01, BG05- angle, R20, Rv00, C00, C1, C3, C5, C7- cats, E51, E55, E57, E59- floor.

Gelly Roll pens used are Silver Metallic- ornament strings, Yellow stardust- lights. 

I inked the edges of the sentiment.

The sentiment and holly paper are by Imagine That!- http://www.imaginethatdigistamp.com/index.html.

The ribbon is from Target.

The papers are by Recollections- red, gold, Georgia Pacific- white, Imagine That!- holly paper.

The card is 5" x 6 1/2".

I am entering my card in:

DS4J Progressive Christmas card challenge- 

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles 12 months of Christmas card link up- 

Thanks for dropping by. Have a very happy day! Edwina 

Christmas card


Hello, Today I am using a digi by Digi Stamps 4 Joy called "Irresistible Bling." You can find it here  http://digistamps4joy.co.za/eshop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=1182.

I drew in the rug. I felt the tree need a place to sit. 

Copics used are YG93, YG95, YG97, YG99- tree, E43, E44, E47- tree trunk and dirt, W00, W1, W3, W5, W7, RV00, R20- cats, R20, R22, R29, R35, YG41, G03, G07, G28, Y21, Y23, Y26, Y28- pot, BG0000, BG000, BG01, BG05, BG07- rug, G05- wire for lights, R20, R22, R29, R35- round ornaments, Y000, Y00, Y02, E00, BG000, BG01, BG05- angle, Y21, Y23, Y26, Y28- bow.

Stardust Gelly Roll pens were used on the lights. I used Yellow, Sky, and Red. Silver Metallic Gelly Roll Pen was used on the ornament strings.

The bakers twine is by Queen & Co.

The bell and ornament embellishments are by My Art Bind.

The papers are by Recollections- green, tan, Imagine That!- dot print.

The card is 5" x 6 1/2".

I am entering my card in:

DS4J Christmas Card challenge- 

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles 12 months of Christmas card link up-

Thanks for dropping by. Have a happy day! Edwina

Guest Designer for The Path of Positivity Midway Challenge reminder 07/21/2014







Hello, Today I am a guest designer for The Path of Positivity. The theme this month is Dreams. You can find The Path of Positivity challenge blog here http://pathofpositivitychallenge.blogspot.ca/.  the challenge runs from July 7th to August 3rd.

The sponsors and prizes for this challenge are:
    • £15 voucher from Scribble and Scrap, for the post or project that the DT deems most inspiring of the bunch.
    • Three digital images from Ike's Art for a person chosen in a random draw based on all entrants.
    • One digital image from Creative Bug Digital Stamps for each person chosen as a DT Delight.
  • There will also  be:
    • One digital designer paper from D├ęcosse's Dynamite Doodles for one lucky voter who leaves a comment.
    • One digital sentiment for every single person who enters the challenge. 

Links to our Sponsors:


First Card:

I am using Scribble and Scrap digital paper and images on my first card. I am using "Fabulously Feminine 2" digital paper set and "Vintage Pansy Wreath" digi. You can find them here http://www.scribbleandscrap.co.uk/. Scribble and Scrap is one of the sponsors this month at The Path of Positivity Challenges.

Copics used are YG61, G40, G43- greens, R20, R32, E00- peaches, RV000, RV00, V01- pinks, B91, B93- blues, Y04, Y15- yellows.

The pearls are by Want 2 Scrap.

The border was made using a Martha Stewart border punch called Traditional Scallop. 

The sentiment was made by Lisa Decosse from The Path of Positivity. I printed it on one of the prints from Scribble and Scrap.

The image was colored then I fussy cut it out. 

The card is 5" x 6 1/4".

For my next 2 card I am using "Twigs" by Creative Bug on the Loose. You can find it here http://www.creativebugdigis.com/

The sentiments on both cards are by Lisa Decosse from The Path of Positivity and Decosse's Dynamite Doodles. Thank you Lisa for designing them for me.

Second Card:
Copics used are RV00, RV63, RV66- scarf, YR00, YR04- nose B21, B23, B26- hat, E44- arms. 

Blue Stardust Gelly Roll pen was used on the buttons. Blue metallic Gelly roll pen was used for the stitching around the sentiment.

Studio g iridescent glitter glue was used on the snow.

The die cuts were made using Spellbinders dies called Lacy Ovals- image die, and Grommet Tags for the sentiment.

The gems are by Stidio g. They were clear. I colored them with Copics RV66.

The ribbon is by Really Reasonable Ribbon.

The papers are by Imagine That!- blue glitter- http://www.imaginethatdigistamp.com/index.html and the Christmas prints are by Decosse's Dynamite Doodles- http://decossesdynamitedoodles.blogspot.com/.

The card is 5" x 6 1/2".

Third Card:

Copics used are R29, R35, R59- scarf, YG41, G03, G05, G07- hat, YR01, YR04- nose, R29, G05- buttons, E44- arms.

Clear Stardust Gelly Roll pen was used on the buttons.

The snowflake flourishes are from Recollections. I added the silver pearls  

The pearls are by Want 2 Scrap.

The ribbon was in my ribbon scrap stash. I believe it was by Celebrate It Christmas Collection.

The die cuts were made using Spellbinder dies called Grommet Tags- sentiment, and Scalloped Lables One- image. I inked around the edge of the sentiment's die cut with red ink.

The paper is by Decosse's Dynamite Doodles. http://decossesdynamitedoodles.blogspot.com/.

The card is 5" x 6 1/2".

Thanks for dropping by. Be sure to stop by The Path of Positivity and join in the challenge. You can find the challenge blog here http://pathofpositivitychallenge.blogspot.ca/.

I am entering my Christmas cards in:

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles 12 months of Christmas cards link up-

I am entering my pansy wreath card in:

Scribble and scrap anything goes challenge- 

Believe in your dreams. If you do anything is possible. Have a wonderful day! Edwina

To the Beach card


Hello, Today I am using 3 digis by Scribbles Designs. You can find them here http://buyscribblesdesigns.blogspot.com/.

Copics used are Y11, Y13, Y15, Y17- sun, (YR01, YR04, YR09- orange, R22, R24, R35- red, Y11, Y13, Y15, Y17- yellow, YG00, YG01, YG03, YG07- lime green, B000, B01, B02, B05- blue, BV000, BV20, V04, V06- purples)- float, E50, E51, W1- sand, W00, W1, W3, W5, W7- post, Y0000, Y000, Y00, YR21, YR24, YR31- sign.

I colored the words in Paint net.

The embossed paper was done using an embossing folder by Darice called Waves. I then went over the embossed waves with a clear Stardust Gelly Roll pen.

The clouds are painted in with white puffy paint by Tulip.

The sun is pop dotted with 1/4" think foam dots. The float is pop dotted with 1/8" think foam dots.

The papers are by Colormates- light blue, Recollections- blue, Pixel Scrapper- sand print.

The card is 4 1/4" x 6 1/8".

I am entering my card in:

Scribbles Designs sea, sand, and surf Challenge-

The Outlawz Greeting Card Challenge Summer Fun-

Thanks for dropping by. Have a Happy Summer! Edwina

With Sympathy card


The front of my card and below is the verse I wrote for the inside.


Hello, Today I am using a digi by Graphics Fairy. You can find it here http://thegraphicsfairy.com/.

Copics used are Y11, Y13, Y15, Y17- roses, YG61, YG63, Yg67- leaves and vines.

The die cut was made using a Spellbinders die called Lattice Rectangles. The die is pop dotted up.

The sentiment I typed on the computer using the Edwardian font.

The lace was sent to me in a RAK.

The pearls are from Miriam's Crafting Supplies. You can find them here http://miriamscraftingblog.com/supplies.html.

The papers are by Recollections- prints and Parchment, Georgia Pacific- white.

The card is 5" x 6 1/2".

I am entering my card in:

The Outlawz Paper a la Mode Get Well or Sympathy challenge-

Thanks for dropping by. Have a good day. Edwina


Summertime Fun card


Hello, I guess you are wondering what is fun about planting flowers. Well, if you were my Mom or Grandpa you would know. They love flowers. To them it is fun and rewarding.
The digi is "Mrs.Sunshine" by Creative Bug on the Loose. You can find it here http://creativebugdigis.com/index.html.

Copics used are E000, E00, E01, R20- skin, E43, E44, E47- hair, YR21, YR24, YR31, Y00- hat, R20, R22, R24- shirt and ponytail holder, B91, B93, B95, B97- overalls, BV01, BV04, Y06- flowers, BV01, BV04, Y06, Y000, Y00, Y02- flowerbox, E31, E33, E35, E37- dirt, G40, G43, G46- grass, B0000, B000, B00- sky.

Stardust Gelly Roll pens used are Sky, Lime, Yellow- butterflies.

The buttons are by Favorite Findings.

The paper flowers are by Recollections.

The papers are by My Minds Eye- background print, Gotta Pixel- gold glitter and greenish- blue print, Imagine That!- blue glitter paper. 

I inked the edges of the sentiment with a reddish brown ink pad by Studio g.

The card is 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".

I am entering my card in:

The Outlawz Wednesday Sketch challenge- 

Creative bug on the Loose Signs of Summer challenge-

Thanks for dropping by. Have a happy Summertime, and keep cool. Edwina

Warmest Thoughts card


Hello, Today I am using a Creative Bug on the Loose digi called "Mrs. Sunshine." You can find it here 

Copics used are E000, E00, E01, R20- skin, E37, E95, E97, E99- hair, YR21, YR24, Y11- hat, RV00, RV02, RV04- shirt and ponytail holder, B97, BG000, BG01, BG05- overalls, W1, W3- shoe, R22, R24, Y06- flowers, R22, R24, Y06, Y000, Y00, Y02- flower box, G40, G43, G46- grass, E31, E33, E37- dirt, B0000, B000, B00- shy.

Stardust Gelly Roll pens used are Sky, Lime, Yellow- butterflies, Yellow- hat.

I made my papers. Using white card stock I used my old Marvy markers to draw stripes at an angle. I then lightly rubbed it horizontally to soften the effect of the colors. For the other paper I used the 1" square ink pads in green, yellow and blue. I randomly inked around the white card stock overlapping slightly each color. While still wet I rubbed in a circular motion to blend and soften the colors. 

The ribbon is by American Crafts- yellow, The Ribbon Boutique- gingham.

The sentiment is by Create with TLC. You can find it here http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/studio/tlc4lo/1/1/149280//

The card is 6 1/2" x 4 3/4".

I am entering my card in:

The Outlawz Color Challenge  use ocean blue, green, and blossom yellow twist make your own background paper-

Creative Bug on the Loose signs of Summer challenge-

Thanks for dropping by. Have a wonderful Summer! Edwina

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Robyn's Fetish Challenge #221 Paper Piecing 07/20/2014


Hello, Today at Robyn's Fetish our challenge is paper piecing. I am using "Cute Girl with her 3 Balloons" by Gerda Steiner. Gerda Steiner is our sponsor this week. The winner gets their choice of 3 digital images from the Gerda Steiner store. You can find the store here http://gerdasteinerdesigns.com/.

I paper pieced the 3 balloons, jumper, hair, shirt, socks, grass.

Copics used are E000, E00, E01, R20- skin, E31, E33- to add dimension to the hai, W1, W3, W5- shoes.

Stardust Gelly Roll pens were used for the balloon strings. I used red, yellow, lime.

I cut some green card stock with decorative edge scissors to look like grass. I then inked the front layer with Pistachio ink by Martha Stewart.

I inked the edges of the white card stock with Pumpkin ink by Martha Stewart.

The ribbon is by Really Reasonable Ribbon. You can find it here http://www.reasonableribbon.com/.

The papers are by Recollections- yellow, greens, kraft paper, red, blue, Georgia Pacific- white, Digital background paper is by Imagine That! You can find it here http://www.imaginethatdigistamp.com/index.html.

The tag is 3 3/4" x 6".

Thanks for dropping by. Be sure to stop by the Robyn's Fetish Challenge blog and join in our paper piecing challenge. You can find the challenge blog here http://robynsfetishchallengeblog.blogspot.com/.

Have a wonderful day! Edwina

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Imagine That! Bonjour card


Hello, Today I am using "J'aime Paris" digi set and "Paris in Summer" digital paper set by Imagine That! digis by Kris. You can find them here http://www.imaginethatdigistamp.com/index.html



Copics used are BG10, BG11, BG13, BG15- bike, E51, E55, E57- basket, Y06, RV10, RV13- flowers.

Silver Metallic Gelly Roll Pen was used on the bike's spokes, handle bars, and sprocket.

The ribbon is by Really Reasonable Ribbon. You can find it here http://www.reasonableribbon.com/.

The border is made using a Martha Stewart Border punch called Embossed Zigzag.

The sentiment is pop dotted.

The card is 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".

Thanks for dropping by. Be sure to stop by the Imagine That! challenge blog. You can find it here http://imaginethatdigistamp.blogspot.com/.

I am entering my card in:

Opened Minded Crafting Fun vacation related challenge-

Have a wonderful day! Edwina


Friday, July 18, 2014

Imagine That! You Are so Sweet! card



Hello, Today I am using Imagine That! digis by Kris digital sets "Ladybugs"- digi and sentiment, "Sweet Warm Ups"- stripe paper, "Tart n' Tangy"- pink gingham, and "Gertie Goose Spring/Summer" - pink with dots digital paper sets. You can find them here 



Copics used are E31, E33, E35, E37, RV02, Rv04, RV06, Rv09- bug, V20, V22, V25, Y00, Y13, Y15, Y17- flower, YG61, YG63, YG67- leaves and stem.

The die cut is made using a Spellbinders die called Labels Eight.

The ribbon is by Recollections. 

The ric rac is by Really Reasonable Ribbon. You can find it here http://www.reasonableribbon.com/

The dots are paper Candi by Craftworks.

The card is 5" x 6 1/2".

Thanks for dropping by. Be sure to stop by the Imagine That! Challenge blog. You can find it here 

Have a wonderful day! Edwina

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Fresh Brewed Designs Digi Release July 14-16, 2014



 Fresh Brewed Designs is having a digi release. You can find the release party on the Fresh Brewed Designs Facebook fan page here https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fresh-Brewed-Designs/139388879447210.

 I am using "Betsy's Birthday, and Louie's Cupcake." You can find them in the Fresh Brewed Designs store here http://www.freshbreweddesigns.com/.


This is a Telescope card.This is a photo of the card opened up.



This is a photo of the card folded up. Each layer overlaps showing a little of the one under it. 




The top section closeup.



The Second Section Closeup.



The third section Closeup.


Copics used are E000, E00, E31, E33, E37, RV000, RV00, RV02- monkeys, B000, B01, B04- cupcake wrapper and candle, Y13, Y17- flame, YG00, YG01, YG03, YG07- frosting on cupcake and table RV000, RV00, RV02, RV04, RV63, Rv66, RV69- dress and bow, RV000, RV00, Rv02, B000, B00, B01- cake, B05- candles on cake.

Gold Metallic Gelly Roll pen was used on the legs of the table. 

The mess webbing behind the Monkey was sent to me in a RAK. 

The die cut was made using a Spellbinders die called Fleur de Lis Rectangles. 

The brads are by Recollections.

The ribbon is by Offray. 

The sentiments are by Create with TLC- "Do I smell Birthday Cake?" You can find it here http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/studio/tlc4lo/1/1/149280//

The Happy Birthday Sentiment I typed on the Computer. 

The card stocks are by Bazzill- blue, Georgia Pacific- white.

The card is 10 1/2" long and 5" wide opened up. That includes the ribbon pull. Folded the card is 5" x 4 1/4".

Thanks for dropping by. Be sure to stop by the Fresh Brewed Designs Challenge Blog. You can find the challenge blog here http://freshbreweddesigns.blogspot.com/.

Have a Happy Summer! Edwina