Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Seasons Greetings -card

                   This image is from Floppy Latte. This card is for the Eat Drink and be Merry challenge at  I Did It Creations.
   Copics used are R29, Y17, YR23, BG15, G28, G85, YG67. Jelly roll pen -Stardust clear for stripes on candy cane and berries. The words I typed on the computer and printed. The sentiment is pop dotted up. Papers are by DCWV- Christmas Stack- print, solids- Recollections.
   I hope you enjoyed your visit. Come again real soon. Edwina

Thank You For Being My Friend -card

                      This digi image is from Jellypark Friends. This card is for the Give Thanks challenge.

    Digi- Best Friends- Jellypark Friends. Copics used are RV04,VR23, B05, YR31, V06, BG05. I used Le Plume #47 pale pink for flesh tone. Black Gelly Roll Pen to make eyes stand out more. Papers are Recollections- solids, and print- K & Company. Saying I typed on my computer and printed off.
    This card is for my best friend. She is very special to me. I hope you enjoyed your visit. Come again real soon. Edwina

Sunday, November 27, 2011

American Indian card

                                    This card is for the American Indian Challenge at Die Cuttin Divas.

  I used Cricut cartridge Thanksgiving, Indians-4", Give Thanks- 1 1/2", corn-1 1/4". The grass is hand cut. All papers are by recollections. Gelly roll pens Blue metallic-headband, white and black-eyes, gold-accent on feathers (smeared). Marvy Artist marker #9 pink- mouth. The card is 5 x 6 1/2".
  I hope you have enjoyed your visit. Edwina

Happy Holidays Christmas Fairy card

                             I got the digi Christmas fairy from Jelly Park Friends at the Crafters Cafe.

    I decided to use lighter versions of the Christmas colors. I used Deep Rose and Turquoise. The card is 5 x 6 1/2". Copics used are BG15, E31, Ell, RV06, YG06, R35.  Gelly Roll pens used are Rose, Green, Metallic Blue, Stardust-clear and Black to make the eyes stand out more. Candy Pink Zig marker for Rosy cheeks and Pale Pink for face by  Le plume. The papers turquoise and deep rose are by Recollections, white by Georgia Pacific. Lace is some I had in my stash. The Sentiment I typed on the computer and printed off. I inked the edges of the sentiment with rose ink.  The flowers are by Prima Flowers.  Glue Dots were used to attach the flowers to the card. I printed 2 of the Christmas Fairies. after coloring the one. I then colored the dress and shoes of the other, cut them out and pop dotted them on top of the other. The Rose paper is 5 x 6 1/2", turquoise-5 x 3 3/4",  is 5/8 x 2", white for fairy is 4 5/8 x 3 1/2". I rounded the corners of the white for the fairy with Fiskars corner edger rounder scissors.
  I hope you enjoyed your visit. Come again soon. Edwina

Friday, November 25, 2011

The little things so many thanks card

                                  This card is for the thank you challenge at For Fun Challenges.

  I embossed the blue jewel tone paper with Cuttlebug  embossing Folder birds and Swirls. The stamps come from Unity stamps-  itty bitty  The little things , and Happy Everything set- so many thanks. The ink pad is Faded Jeans by Tim Holtz Distressed Ink. The card is 4 1/4 x 5 1/2". The papers are by DCWV- jewel tone blue, and the others by Recollections. The sentiments are pop dotted up. The little things by 1/8" and so many thanks by 1/4" so I could overlap them.
     This card is for a very special friend. she does so many little things for everyone. i wanted to say thank you to her. Since we always have hot tea this stamp set was perfect.
  I hope you enjoyed your visit. Have a good day. Edwina

Celebrate the Season card

                             This card is for the embossing challenge at Get Hippity with Ippity.

  The stamps used are by Unity Stamps- Celebrate the Season- itty bitty set. I embossed using Tim Holtz Distress embossing ink pad, Silver embossing power transparent. The red paper is embossed using cuttlebug embossing folder Holly Ribbons. The card is 4 1/4" x 5 1/2". The papers are by Recollections. Red-4 1/4 x 5 1/2" green is 3 7/8 x 2 5/8" white is 2 3/8 x 3 5/8". sentiment papers are green-5/8 x 2 1/2" white- 2 3/8 x 7/16". The sentiment is stamped in Tim Holtz Distressed ink- Faded Jeans.
  I made 7 of these to mail out. Yaaa! Only 33 more cards to go. I will make different cards. I don't like sending all the same thing. I hope you have a wonderful day. Edwina

Monday, November 21, 2011

Larkspur card

                                        This card is for the Clear Dollar Stamp flower challenge.
  I used Cuttlebug  embossing folder Tiffany to emboss the card. The flower stamp is by Clear Dollar Stamps Larkspur July flower of the Month stamp set. Copics used to color the flower are BV08, V06, YG67, G05, YG06, B05. I used artist Blending chalks by Inkadinkado to tint the embossed design. Cardstocks are by Colormates and Georgia Pacific.
   I hope you enjoyed your visit. Have a good day. Edwina

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Dandylicious Blog hop Winner

It is time to choose a winner. I didn't get Random Org set as planned so i had to write down all the names. cut them out and fold into tiny squares and have my Pop draw a winner. I think he thinks i am crazy. Any ways the winner is Becky at Becks Cricards.
Please E-mail me your  full name and address so I can get these out to you. My e-mail is
Thanks to all who joined into the hop. see you next time. Edwina

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Dandylicious Blogiversary


 Dandylicous is having a Blogiversary Blog hop. Go to Dandy's blog for the beginning of the hop If you came from Mary's Blog you are in the right place.

                     Here is the lineup in case you get lost along the way.
#1 Dandy
#2 Cheryl
#3 Becky
#5 Cally Ann
#4 Nicole
#6 Ashley
#7 Anne Marie
#8 Debbie
#9  Eva
#10 Krista  Http://
#11 Mary
#12 Edwina   You are here
#13 Liz    This is your next stop

                                                  I have 3 cards to share with you today.
 I used Cricut cartridge Elegant Edges for all 3 cards. The fancy circle is3 1/2" row  1 button3 image and shift, heart border1' row1 button6border and shift. The Red dot paper is Echo Park Christmas Dots and Stripes 6x6"pack.Gold paper-DCWV, white paper-Georgia Pacific, Green and Red paper-Recollections. The stamp set is by Clear Dollar Stamps -Loving Ladybugs set. Ink pad Peeled Paint by Tim Holtz. Happy Anniversary stamp by Stampin Up. Copics-YR67, R59. Gelly Roll Pens- Gold Metalic and Clear Stardust.Gold ribbon from my stash.
I made this card and mailed it out this week. she loved it! I used Elegant Edges  Fancy circle-image and shift 3 1/2" and border1" . Dark Blue paper- Recollections, light blue- DCWV , white-georgia Pacific. Stamp is by Stampin Up. The flowers are by Prima Flowers- Caboodle K. Gems- Darice . The twine is some white I had and marked with marker to match the card.   This is the inside of the above card.  
    I used Cricut cartridge  Elegant Edges Loops border-1" row 2  button 5 border and shift, flower3- 3 3/4" row5 button 4 image and shift. The Floral and striped papers are by DCWV, White paper- Georgia Pacific, Turquiose- Recollections. Ink pad-Taken With Teal, and Happy Anniversary stamp by Stampin Up. The small butterflies were from different kits I have.
   I used ATG runner, Zig 2 way glue pen, and Pop Dots on all 3 cards.

 Your next stop is Liz  Before you leave I have blog candy. You must be a follower and leave a comment to quality. I can only mail to the USA and Canada. I am sorry if there are those from other countries who would like to be able to have a chance but I can't do the shipping right now.                                  
                         Here is a photo of what the stamp set looks like. It is by Clear Dollar Stamps.
                                                                  Have a good day!

Friday, November 18, 2011

Happy Harvest card.

                         This is Tom Turkey digi. he is for the Thanksgiving  Challenge on Crafters Cafe.
   I used Copics R27, R29, YR31, YR23, YR07, BG15, E11, E31, E57, E29, E37, Y17 to color the digi and stamps. I used Studio G Happy Harvest and the pumpkin and leaves. I used Tim Holtz distress ink pads Tea Dye, and Walnut Stain. Pop dotted the 2 of the leaves and the sentiment with1/4" high dots. The paper is by Deja Views- Stripe. Gold Metalic Gelly Roll pen for the buckle on the hat.

How to Make a Christmas Pudding.

I tried to find out whose Digi  the Christmas Pudding was. If it is yours ,please let me know so I can give you credit for the digi and link it to to you. Thank You!
     I did this card for the food challenge at For Fun Challenges. We had to follow a recipe. !-food, 2-prints of paper, 3- brads, buttons, or eyelets.
    I love pictures of Christmas Puddings! I always have. One day I hope to try one. It sounds so good. I read you make it one month before Christmas and you don't cut it before Christmas Eve. it is to be brought into the room with the lights dimmed or off as you pour brandy over it and light it. That sounds increditable and beautiful.
     The poem on the vellum is by Elizabeth Turner. I found it one the internet and put it in word and set the font to look old. I used vellum adhesive to place it on the card. The 2 prints are from Echo Park Dots and Strips Christmas pack 6 x 6".  The white by Georgia Pacific. The card is 6 x 5". Copic used were E31, E57, E37, E29, R35, R29, YG95, G85. The 3 buttons are from my stash. Thanks for visiting.

Hope Your Season is snow great card

                                      I made this card using the sketch from Fetch a Sketch.

 I used Cricut cartridges Winter Lace to cut the Snowflake at 4 3/4", Jolly Holiday- snowman-2 1/2" row2 button 1, Christmas Cheer- banner- 1" row 5 button 2. The twine is some white I marked to match my card with markers. Stamp sets- Clear Dollar Stamps- Snow Much Fun and Inque Boutique-Lotsa Dots. Blue ink pad-one I had in stash 1" square cube. Card is 5 x 5" Papers- white-Georgia Pacific, Blue Glitter- target brand, Dark blue-Recollections Hertiage pack.The Snowflake is pop dotted up by 1/2" x 1/4" high dots. The banner is pop dotted up from snowflake by 1/8" high dots. Hope you enjoyed your visit and come again.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Purrfect holiday card

                                   This card is for 2 challenges. Color challenge at Clear Dollar Stamps.

 I used Cricut cartridges- Elegant Edges- border Loops-1" row2 button 5, Frame shift-3 3/4"  row3 button9, <Florish1>shift-3 3/4" row3 button9. From My Kitchen- oval-1 1/4".
     Stamps used are from Clear Dollar Stamps- Meowy Christmas set.
  Ink pad-Tim Holtz Distressed Ink- Peeled Paint. Copics-YG67, R59.  Gelly Roll pen-gold Metalic. Papers used are Echo Park Christmas Dots and Stripes- green stripe, and red dots. Georgia Pacific- white. I also used pop dots, ATG runner and Zig 2 way glue pen.
  I hope you enjoyed your visit. Have a good day.

Monday, November 14, 2011

thankful layout and card

                          I hope to put one of these in the Thankful for parents challenge at Die Cut Divas.

  I used Cricut cartridge Thanksgiving For the Card- pilgrims portraits 2 1/4" , Thankful Heart font-1 1/4", Billionaire- Font -for my Parents-3/4", Love Struck- heart-5". papers are black, ivory-heart, vanilla-card 6x6"
  For the layout I used Cricut cartridge Thanksgiving- grapes-3" row 2  button 2, Grape leaves-3" row1 button 3, and row2 button3, Count your Blessings- 2" row5. papers natural, deep red, wine, burgundy, light green, craft paper. All papers are Recollections for both projects.
  After cutting out the leaves I inked the edges and tips of the leaves with lime green, I then inked the leaf all over in yellow leaving green showing. I then inked the center of the leaves with a pale orange.
  i used AtG runner, Zig 2 way glue pen and pop dots.on both projects. thanks for visiting.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Merry Christmas card

  Nutcrackers are part of Christmas in our house. My Pop loves them and has about 20 different ones. Mom and I love them too now.  We have 2 5 foot tall ones that stand outside our  front doors for Christmas. They look so cheerful there.
  The Striped paper is by  Echo Park Christmas Dots and Stripes 6x6 inch pack. Love it! itis great for Christmas and any other time you choose. The white paper is Georgia pacific, Green and Red paper are by Recollections, Gold paper by DCWV.
  The stamps are by Clear Dollar Stamps Holiday Nutcrackers set. The ink- Peeled Paint by Tim Holtz, and the black a small cube in my stash. The Copics used are 59 and 67. I used Gelly roll pens- Stardust clear, Black, and Gold. Prisma colored pencils 927 and 1028.
  I used Elegant Edges Cricut cartridge and cut out the diamond border at 1" row 4 button 4. The drum is from Joys of the Season-1" row1 button 9.
  I also used Popdots, ATG runner, Zig 2 way glue pen, Gold pearls by Recollections.
   I hope you enjoyed my card. Have a good day.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Christmas is for Kids winner redraw

Dee has declined the blog candy. Lady Fair is the new winner of Snowman Wishes. I'll contact you by e-mail for your address. Thanks to all for the wonderful comments.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Winner of Christmas is for Kids Blog Hop

Hello all!  Thank you for hopping along with us . This was my first Hop to be in. I don't have ramdom org so if someone would help me with that I would apperciate that. I read every comment and checked to see if you are a follower of my blog. I them wrote down the names, cut them out and folded them into tiny squares. I had someone else draw the name who didn't care who won. The winner is Dee. Congratulations Dee!

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Christmas Is For Kids Blog Hop

 This is the link to go to the beginning of  the blog hop
    If you came from my friend  Denise's blog you are on the right track.
There are some wonderful sponsors of the blog hop. With some great gifts for a lucky winner. You must do the whole hop and comment on each blog.

    Here is the lineup in case you get lost along the way for Day # 1.
 #1 Ellen
#2 Ashley
 #3 Lori
#4 Susan
#5 Shawnee
#6 Bobbi Jo
#7 Gina
#8 Donna Lee
#9 Nancy
#10 Pam
#11 Charity
#12 Jessica
#13 Denise
#14 Edwina   This is me
#15 Jennifer    Go here next
    The complete lineup for both days is at Ellen's blog.

         This is the Holiday banner I made.

We were all to make a banner for the winter holidays and a card. The banners will go to brighten up some children's lives and the cards to let them know we care. My banners are double sided . Here are the photos of my banners-both sides  and cards.
 The last 3 photos are closeups so you can see them better. Now for the next side of my banner.

This banner is my Winter banner. There are closeups for both sides here too.

                                              This is the other side and the closeups.

                                              These are my cards. A little cheer for the children.
                                                          The inside of the cards.
 If you want details of which Cricut cartridges I used  and size settings let me know and I will get back to you. Please leave your e-mail so I can.
   I am giving away blog candy. You must follow my blog ( I will check ) and leave a comment. Please leave your e-mail so I can get in touch with you if you win. I cannot mail outside of the USA and Canada . I am sorry for not being able to mail outside to other countries. Thank you for understanding in this. It is a stamp set from Clear Dollar Stamps called Snowman Wishes It has a total of 14 acrylic stamps in the set, 6 sentiments, and 8 images. I hope you enjoy this cute set. there is a direct link to them in my sidebar. This stamp set is great for making cards.

Now you are on your way to Jennifer at