Sunday, January 29, 2012

Robyn's Fetish Challenge # 92 make it sparkle

                         The digi is Woodland Snowman by Gingerloft. I am joining their snow challenge.
                                          This is another version using this digi from Gingerloft.

   The challenge is make it sparkle. The sponsor is Gingerloft. The winner can chose 3 digis of their choice.
   Copics used are B39, B97, B05, B00, R59, R27, R29, E11, E31, E57, RV000, RV04, YR23, Y17, YR31, BV00. Green scarf-G05, YG06,G28. Gelly Roll pen -silver for wire  on broom. Glitter for snowman and snow on the 2nd card is Snow by Recollections. The 1st card the snow is Stickles. Snowflakes I had in my stash. The small round gems are by Me and My Big Ideas.
   After coloring the images I applied the glitter by taking Scotch fast dry glue and diluting it down with water and brushing it on the card where wanted. Then sprinkling the glitter on and turning the card sideways and tapping gently to remove access glitter.
   Have a wonderful  day. Come play alone on the challenge.Edwina

Monday, January 23, 2012

Valentine card

  I have entered this card into the Valentine challenge at The Poodle Parlour

and Paper Pretties

I finally learned how to make an easel card! Yaaa! Valita's Designs and Fresh Folds has a great video. You can see it here.

  The digis are by Robyn's Fetish- The Queen of Hearts can be found here.
Stamping Boutique- Valentine Background can be found here.    Crafting Cottage- If  friends were flowers I'd pick you. It is a freebie. You can find it here. They have really great sentiments.

 Copics used for the Queen of Hearts are Y17, YR23, Y21, R29, R27, R35, R59, R22, R20, BG05, BG15, B05, E000, E00, E11. Gelly Roll pen Stardust Clear was used on the hearts and trim on the cape. Gold Metallic for the crown. The Queen is cut out and pop dotted 1/8" from the background. She is 2 3/4" high.

Copics used for the Valentine Background are Rv06, V06, BV00, RV04, BG05, B00, E29, E37, E31, E57, YG95, YG67, G28, G85, YG06, C1, C3, YG41, G05. Gelly Roll pens used are Silver- string and nails, Rose- fruit on tree, Stardust clear heart flowers. Viva Decor Pearl Pen Ice White  for the clouds. Blue chalk for the sky.
  I printed 2 of these and colored and cut out the front row of grass and flowers. They are pop dotted away from the background. The pop dots are 1/4" thick I cut them to sizes that I needed. size of the background is 3 1/2" x 4 1/2"
   The green cardstock is 3 1/2" x 2 1/4"  The sentiment is 2" x 1 1/2". The heart brads are by Recollections. I covered them with the Rose Gelly Roll pen, then spritzed them with iridescent Glimmer mist by Tattered Angles, while wet I sprinkled Rose colored glitter on them by Recollections.
  I hope you enjoyed your visit. I am always glad to see you. Edwina

Sunday, January 22, 2012

I miss you cards

    This pink butterfly card is going to my niece in Ga. She is missing me and asked for a homemade card. Isn't that great? It makes my heart smile.
     Don't you just love this butterfly. It is in a stamp set called Hearts a Flutter by Clear Dollar Stamps. The theme this week for their challenge is Pastels.

   The 1st card I used sky blue ink papers are by DCWV-print, Blue-Recollections, white- Georgia Pacific. The pearls are by Recollections. The Gems by Darice. I pop dotted the sentiment up to make it more noticeable.
   The 2nd card I used Rose Romance Ink by Stampin Up. The papers are by Echo Park- Victoria Gardens 6x6" pad - print, blue-Recollections, white- Georgia Pacific. The pearls/gems are by Mark Richards Crystal Stickers. The pearls by Recollections.
   Thank you for stopping by. Have a good day. Edwina

Robyn's Fetish Challenge # 91 Love

   This digi is I have a Crush On You from Robyn's Fetish shop. You can find it here. The papers are Love Dreams digital paper set by Bearly Mine Designs. You can find them here.

   Copics used are RV04, RV06, E29, E57, E31, E37, R35, R27. Le Plume pale pink-nose ans ears. Black Gelly Roll pen to darken the eyes.The lace is by 3 Girl Jam.You can find them
    I hope you enjoyed your visit. Come again real soon. Edwina

Friday, January 20, 2012

Get well Soon card

                             This card is for the Feel better/ Get well challenge at For Fun Challenges.

     The digi image is from Folded Paper Printed Pixels formerly The Sherlocks Home. Copics used are E57, E33, E31, E29, E37, B29, B05, B00, R35, YG06, G05, Y17, Y21, Y02. The sentiment is Edwardian Script size 18 typed on my computer and printed off onto cardstock.  The embossing was done using Cuttlebug embossing folder Moroccan Screen. It looks like wall paper, which I was hoping for.  The papers are by: Recollections- blue and craft paper, white- Georgia Pacific. The card is 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    Thanks for dropping by for a visit. I am always glad to see you. Edwina

Literacy a Gift of Love tag

     This digi is by Anne Fenton at Anne's cards for You. It is for the Outlawz Creative Freebie Challenge.

    Copics used are R29, R27, R35, R24, R22, R20, BV00, V06, RV06, B05, B00, E00, E000, E31. The tag is from the Cuttelbug folder Embossed Tags. I used chalk on the embossing. The ribbon came from Michaels.  The papers are by Georgia Pacific-white, Recollections- red.
    Thanks for dropping by for a visit. Edwina

A Valentine For You card

            I did this card for the Outlawz Creative Freebie Challenge. She is Bobbi by  Sandi Huggett.

       I took the second photo so you could see the dimension better. I used Cricut cartridge Flower Shoppe for the flowers and leaves. Flowers-Scallop1 -3" row 1 button 2 , Scallop2 - 1.28" row 2 button 2, Scallop4 -1.28" row 4 button 2, leaves-.67" row5 button 3. This card is 4 1/4" x 5 1/2". The ribbon is by Michaels Celebrate ribbon collection. The papers are by; Martha Steward Enchanted Woodland pad- prints, Georgia Pacific-white and light green, Recollections- light and dark red, DCWV- medium red.Copics used are- E000, E00,  R22, RV06, E31, E33, B97, C3, C1, R20,RV000, B00,R35, RV04, E29, E37. Gelly roll pens used are silver-hair barrette.Black-eyes of bear.Lime ink pad to ink leaves. Recollections-pearls-ivory for center of flowers.
    I hope you enjoyed your visit. Come back real soon. I am always glad to see you. Edwina

Monday, January 16, 2012

Calendar Girl Blog Hop- National Hat Day

    Welcome to Calendar girls blog hop. I did National Hat Day.  National Hat Day is January 15Th. I love hats so this day was great for me.

  • Papercrafts Presents 365 Cards magazine which is our inspiration for these monthly hops which thus became the Calendar Girls. The magazine has Creative Idas for evry day of the year: occasions, holidays, and celebrations including 42 unique holidays!!! These unique holidays are our inspiration. The January unique holidays are:

    1. Trivia Day (January 4) - Lynne:
    2. National Bird Day (January 5) - Janet:
    3. National Hat Day (January 15) - Edwina -
    4. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 16) - 
    5. National Popcorn Day (January 19) - Lynne:
    6. Chinese New Year (January 23) - Michelle Ferris:
    7. Opposite Day (January 25) - Lynne:

    • The hop starts at Her Craftiness ( You won't want to miss a single occasion!!!
      This card is 7" x 5 5/8" The January calendar is a digi from the year Round Calendar set by Clear Dollar Stamps . The lady with the hat is from Free Vintage digital Stamps  . The flowers are by Prima Flowers. The ribbon is by Simple Memories. I ruffled it myself. Copic B00 was used to mark the date on the Calendar and ink the edges of the calendar. The blue papers are by Recollections, and the white by Georgia Pacific. Glue Dots-mini, and ATG runner were used as adhestives. The Sentiments were typed on the Computer and printed off. . The size of the sentiments is 2 1/2" x 1/2", the blue is 2 3/4"  x 3/4". The digi sizes are 4" x 4". The royal blue is 6 3/4" x 5 3/8", and the light blue is 7" x  5 5/8".
         I hope you enjoyed these special days of the month. Here is the lineup. I  Am the last on the hop for today. Start with Lynne if you found me by chance. Thanks for visiting.

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Beary Happy Valentine card

     These cards are made using the  It's Bearly Love digi at Robyn's Fetish. You can find it here.
      Copics used are E29, E37, E31, R20, E57, RV000, RV04, R35, R29, R27. The sentiment was typed on my computer, printed off and cut to 1/2" x 3". It was then inked with red ink. The image is pop dotted up, then the sentiment is pop dotted up above it. The papers are a Valentine collection from Target. The  white from Georgia Pacific. The ribbon on the 1st card is by Michaels Celebrate It Valentine ribbons. The pearls on the 2nd card is by Recollections. The cards are 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".
     Thank you for stopping by. Come again real soon. I am always glad to see you. Edwina.

Robyn's Fetish Challenge # 90 Animals challenge

     Hello, everyone! My card is for the Robyn"s Fetish Challenge #90, theme is animals. The sponsor is Di's Digi Downloads .Here is the link to their store The prize is $10 voucher to Di's Digi Download Store.
     This adorable kitty is called Kitty Play from Robyn's Fetish. Copics used are YR23, Y17, YR31-kitty, YR06, G05-yarn and eyes. Le Plume pale pink for nose, inside of ears, and pads of feet. Gelly Roll pen rose for mouth. The papers are white and goldenrod - Georgia Pacific, green- recollections. The papers sizes are Goldenrod-4 1/4 x 5 1/2", Green for image is 4 x 3", the image is on 2 3/4 x 3 3/4" white, The sentiment green is 2 1/2 x 1", white is 3/4 x 2 1/4".  The paw prints are dark brown Viva Decor.The saying is Edwardian Script on the Computer , size 18. The sentiment is pop dotted up. The card size is 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".
   Thank you for stopping by. I hope you feel inspired to try the challenge. Have a good day. Edwina

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

A Valentine For You card

                          This card is for the Recipe challenge at Robyn's Fetish on the Crafters Cafe.

                                        This card is for the Anything goes challenge at For Fun Challenges.

    I made 2 different versions of this image. The digi is by Robyn's Fetish shop. It can be found here.  The digi name is Luv Bears.
    Copics used are B97, B05, E29, E37, E57, E31, R20, B00, BG15, R59, R27, R29, R35. Gelly Roll pens used are Rose- mouth, Stardust clear-String on hearts and around the edge of hearts on the paper. The ribbon for the 1st card is by Michales Celebrate It Valentine ribbon collection. The Ribbon on the 2nd card is from my stash. Heart gems are by Recollections red and clear package. Papers are by prints- target, White-Georgia Pacific, red -for sentiment is bottom of the heart paper which is solid red.
    The recipe was 1-ribbon, 2-papers, 3 hearts, a sentiment, and colors red and white.
  I hope you enjoyed your visit. Come again real soon. You are always welcome. Edwina

Happy Valentine's Day card

                                  This card is for the Valentine Challenge at Clear Dollar Stamps.

    The stamp set is Heart Hugs by Clear Dollar Stamps. The ink pad is Gather Twigs by Tim Holtz. The Copics used are E31, E37, R29, R35, R27, E95, R20. Gelly Roll pen Rose for mouth and Stardusr clear for stitching on heart.The Ribbon is from Michaels Celebrate It Valentine ribbon collection.Papers are by Recollections-red, Georgia Pacific-white, Target-prints
    I hope you enjoyed your visit. Have a great day with lots of creativity. Edwina

Monday, January 9, 2012

Winner of Lovebug banner blog hop candy

I had someone else to pick a winner. I wrote the names down and put a number beside the name. I then had someone else chose a number.  The winner is Cindy. I'll be e-mailing you for your address. Thanks for playing alone. edwina

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Time for a Good Book bookmark

                                              I made this for the creative freebie on the Outlawz.

    This bookmark is for a friend. I hope he likes it.
  Copics used are G28, YG95, YG67, G05, E29, E57, E31, B05, BG05, B00, BG15. Gelly roll pens white and black for the decoys eye. Papers used are Recollections-dark green and burnt orange, Georgia Pacific-white. I inked the edges of the sentiments. The ribbon is some from my stash that I saved from being thrown away. The sentiments where typed on my computer.
   Thank you for dropping by. Edwina

The Robyn's Fetish Challenge #89 ( sketch challenge)

                                                                The Sketch
                                             Card opened up so you can see  the layout of it.
                                                       Card opened up and standing up.

                                                             Card Folded for mailing.

     Hello and welcome to the Sketch challenge at The Robyn's Fetish Challenge. The sponsor is Delicious Doodles. You can find them here at The prize for the Sketch challenge is 4 images of winners choice at Delicious Doodles.
     Using score Pal I scored  2 pieces of white card stock sizes 6 x 9" at the 1 1/2' and 3' lines. Make an M fold on both pieces of cardstock.. You can see it in the 3rd photo. using an ATG runner add adhesive to the end of the backs of the 1 1/2" sections. Put the M fold on opposite ends. While you had your scoring tool out, cut a piece of cardstock 3" x 1 1/2". Score it 1 1/2 inch down on right side to the opposite corner on bottom. Fold it over so you have a valley fold. Set aside for now.
    I used The Cupcake Fairy Digi from Delicious Doodles. Isn't she gorgeous!  Copics used are YG06 and R35-strawberry, E11- skin, BG05-eyes, RV06- lips, BG05 and BG15- dress, Y17, Yr31, and YR23- hair, BG05-wings, E31, E57- cake of cupcake, RV04-frosting, YG06 and G05- cupcake paper. Gelly Roll Pen Rose- fingernails Stardust clear for seeds of strawberry.Papers used are Recollections-dark green, red, turquoise, and black Making Memories English Garden pad- prints.
    Cricut cartridges used are Elegant Edges- 5" Row 3 Button 5 image plus frame shift page 44 of booklet; Preserves -strawberry-1' row3 button10 page53 shift and layer shift;  Picturesque-  butterfly 1" row4 button8 image plus blackout page65.
     Card size is 6 x 9" unfolded and folded 6 x 6".
   When you have all your pieces glued together,  that you cut out using the Cricut cartridges, start putting the card together. You will need green distressed paper from Making Memories pad 1 1/2" x 6", Strawberry strip 1 1/2" x 6", Strawberry floral- 6 x 6" The background shape behind the Cupcake Fairy is also from the pad. The Sentiment I typed and printed off . The white is 3/4" x 1 3/4" The green is 1" x 2". The green behind the butterfly is 1 1/2 x 1 1/2" Add it to the top, unfolded side of the scored 3 x 1 1/2" cardstock. Glue down butterfly. Using your Adhesive runner apply the folded piece to the inside of card ( back of front). Make sure your image is showing like for when it is open.Glue down background papers. Let the Cupcake Fairy over- hang the design and the design the card a little. Using Gelly Roll Pen clear Stardust add seeds to the cut out strawberries.
    Thank You for Stopping by. I enjoyed your visit. Edwina

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Valentine card

                        This image is from Robyn's Fetish. It is called Valentine kids. Aren't they so cute! I did this card for Tuesdays , The Robyn's Nest. If they use your card, then you receive one free digi stamp of your choice. There is a link for Robyn's Fetish in my sidebar.

 Copics used are B39, B97, B05, G28, G05, YG06, E57, E37, E29, E31, E11, R29, R27, R35, BV08, V06, RV06, RV04. Gelly Roll Pens used are Stardust clear-hearts, and Blue Metallic-eyes. Ribbon is some from my stash. The papers are from white-Georgia Pacific, Prints- Target , and  red Recollections. The Pearls are by Recollections. The inside decoration is from my stash left from a couple of years ago. I thought it went well with the card. The saying is Typed on the computer in Times size 20. I created the verse.
                                                           Inside of card and a closeup.
      I hope you have enjoyed your visit. You are always welcome, so come again real soon. Edwina

For Someone Special Happy Birthday card

                                     This card is for the Creative Freebie challenge at the Outlawz.

     I made this card for a cousin who is into ballet. She takes lessons and says it is good exercise and therapy.
  Copics used are YR31, Y17, YR23, BV00, BV02, Bv08, RV000, E11, Y21, Y02. Stardust clear Gelly Roll pen was used as dots of glitter in the globe, and silver for the crown.. The papers are by... Stripe-Susan Branch, purple- Color Mates, white- Georgia Pacific. The ribbon is some I had in my stash. The snow-globe is pop dotted up.
 I hope you enjoyed your visit. have a good day. Edwina

Friday, January 6, 2012

Love Bugs Banner Blog Hop

   Hello everyone! We are having a Love Bug Banner Hop to help cheer up some Special Kids in Pediatric Specialty Care hospital.I hope you will begin at the beginning and hop for both days. You will see some fabulous banners and might get some really good ideals too.
   We have 3 sponsors for the hop. Jellypark who will give 2 digis to a winner   Robyn's Fetish who will give 5 digis to a winner  K Andrews Designs who will give a stamp set to a winner   You can find them at the links I have included. They are all great companies.

              Here is the lineup for day one.
1. Ellen
2. Sandie
3. Lori
4. Scrapbookin Queen
5. Linda
6. Lisa Lam
7. Jenny
9. Haidee
10. Edwina   you are here
11. Jearise  Go here next
12. Janet
13. Denise
14. Jamie
15. Teresa
16. Dena
17. Martha
18. Erica

                   Day 2 lineup
1. Ellen
2. Tami
3. Jessica
4. Robin
5. Theresa
6. Nicolette
7. Vicki
8. Lisa T.
9. Jessica
10. Jessica
11. Jennifer
12. Nancie
13. Carol Carlson
14. Monica
15. Rachelle
16. Becki
17. Alina

                                              Here is my banner. It is decorated on both sides.
                                                 The whole banner. I love the bright colors.

                                                       Closeup of right side of banner.

                                                      Closeup of the left side of banner.

                                                                 Closeup of the middle.

                                                       This is the other side of the banner.

                                                     Closeup of the left side of banner.

                                                             The middle of  this side.

                                                      Closeup of right side of banner.

   All my bees came from different Cricut cartridges.  I  used Cricut cartridges Birthday Bash-4" row 3 button 6, Create A Critter-  3.50" row 5 button 5,  Cricut Sampler- 3.40" row1 button 4, Give A Hoot- 4" row1 button10, Just Because Cards- 5" row 4 button 3, Live Simply- 4" row4 button 4, Paisley- 4" row 1 button2, Disney Pooh and Friends- 3" row1 button 2 (icon setting), Sentimentals- 2.53" row3 button 2, Lyrical Letters- 4"x 3.84" row4 button 9-heart 9 (loop dee loop), Paisley-2.87" row2 button5 (heart- button setting shift), and circle-3" row1 button 2 ( button setting shift),  Doodletype- BEE MINE  Font- 2.53" row3 button 7, Birthday Bash- banner - row 4 button 10 sizes I changed to a size I need on the gypsy-(4.64"width  x 5.38" long for bottom layer, top layer is 4.01"width  x 5.15"long).
   Papers are by Recollections. Googly eyes from Michaels and JoAnn Shop. Stardust clear Gelly Roll Pen for tulip flowers. Heart bling by Jolee's. Atg runner, zig 2 way glue pen and Ad Tech runner are the adhesives used.

              I have blog candy. a stamp set by Clear Dollar Stamps called Heart Flutters.
   To be eligible to win the stamp set you need to be a follower of my blog and leave me your e-mail. USA and Canada only please. Thank You!
   Your next stop on the hop is Jearise
I hope you enjoyed your visit. Come again real soon. You are always welcome. Edwina

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Thank You- card

This card was made using a digi from TLC. I printed the THANK You out on different colors cardstock and cut them out. Then I hung them out to dry on Devine Twine. (smile)  The grass is 2 x 7" using a deckled scissors I cut alone the top,then cut into the deckled edge about 1/2 - 3/4". Roll the grass on a pencil. then straighten some and bend some . The cloud paper is 7' x 4". you want to be able to overlay the grass on top. The flowers are by Jolee's Boutique-Party Gem flowers, and Jolee's Bling-Blue Mini Flowers.The papers are by Recollections-solids, and clouds-The Philadelphia Group.
    Thank you for stopping by. I hope you enjoyed your visit. Edwina

Sunday, January 1, 2012

The Robyn's Fetish Challenge # 88 ( anything goes)

                                                                   Inside of card
   Hello, everyone! It is good to have you for a visit. I am new to the Design Team at Robyn's Fetish Challenge. The theme for this week is Anything Goes. The sponsor is Robyn's Fetish. The prize is 3 digi stamps from Robyn's store. You can Find her stamps here at  I love her digis and I think you have seen cards I have made in the past using them.
    Digi used is Bella da Snowlady by Robyn's Fetish. For this card I used Copics YG06, G05, RV04, RV06, BG15, BG05, YR07. Gelly Roll Pens used are Blue Metallic-eyes, Pink- pocket and tassels on scarf, Stardust clear- snowflakes and hand drawn snow.The glitter heart brads came from Target. Pop dots were used to pop up the snowlady and sentiment. Papers used are by Recollections-blue, Georgia Pacific- white, Staples- clouds.  Creative Memories Cricut cartridge Cheerful Seasons for the snowflakes-sizes-1", 3/4", 1/2";  Row 4 button 4 on pad. The sentiment and verse I typed on the computer and printed off. The verse came to me around 5 am one morning while planning this card. I wrote it down immediately. I inked the edges of the sentiment and verse.
   Thank you for stopping by for a visit. I hope to see you again real soon. Edwina