Saturday, April 30, 2011

Cat & Flower Pots

Card #3 today!  Hubby had a very long work day..Made this card for Bugaboo Catch the Bug Challenge, May Flowers and Pastel Colors!  Image is from Bugaboo.  This image is one of my all time favorites.
Colored with Copic markers. All paper is card stock from Bazzill.  Flowers are cut out with a die from MFT. Stamped sentiment from Hero Arts.


Here's another card for today...two in one day!  This is for two challenges, Crazy 4 Challenges #85 using 3 different designer papers, 2 flowers and 1 button.  The DP is from My Mind's Eye, Hazel collection.
This also works for Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps challenge #76 , using a KK image and flowers.  I think Polly is my all time fave image, she has so much attitude! Polly was colored with Copic markers.  The sketch is from a previous Sweet Stop Sketch.

Two Flowers's a card using the layout or sketch from My Time Made Easy, Pretty Pattern 07. I really like this layout and can see myself using it a lot.  The DP is from My Time Made Easy as those digi papers!
Stamped images are from Magenta and colored with Copic Markers.

Friday, April 29, 2011


Image is from Dustin Pike, Doodle Dragon Studios. Image is colored with Copic markers. DP is from DCWV mat pack. Card Stock from Bazzill.
The layout or sketch, which is a super good one, is from Mojo Monday Sketch Blog.

Prickly Pear

There hasn't been hardly any rain in the past year.  There's really very little in bloom. Last year everything was amazingly colorful.  Some of the cacti are starting to bloom. The Saguaro's are just budding out with a few blooms here and there. The prickly pear are really getting going...

Thursday, April 28, 2011


This image is from Bugaboo. Colored with Copic markers.....looking forward to Mother's Day, I might get some new ones!  The DP is from My Time Made Easy..digi papers.
Okay..I know, I'm a little of on the size! LOL.   The layout...that I'm off on the size is from Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge #114.  The color scheme, is Color Throwdown #139.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Beary Rainy

Well this was a toughie. This card is an attempt at White, Blue, Coral and Navy.  Coral is a very subjective my opinion. Here's what I came up with for My Time Made Easy Pretty Palette 06.

The darling image is from Bugaboo and I am entering this in their challenge..Singing in the Rain.  Image is colored with Copic markers.  DP is from My Time Made Easy digital papers. Love those digi papers!

Easter A Little Late

An Easter Card for Crazy 4 Challenges #84!
Image is from Doodle Dragon Studios.  Image is colored with Copic markers.  DP is old stuff from Bo Bunny. Cut flowers with a die from MFT.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Bullfrog & Butterflies

I came up with this card for Delightful Inspiration, Designed2Delight. The layout is from MTME Pretty Pattern #06.
Colored with Copics. DP from a small pad of papers I collected from my sister's house.

Cool Cat

Oh my these colors were difficult...not sure I pulled them off.  For Stamping 411  Color Inspiration #155, Crumb Cake, Pacific Point, Tangerine Tango and Riding Hood Red.
I am so sorry, I have totally forgotten from where the image came...I couldn't even find it in my files. It is colored with Copic markers. DP is from a little booklet of papers I retrieved from sister's house.

Navy White & Yellow

Color Throwdown challenge #138 is to use navy and white with a color of your choice.  I chose YELLOW!
I pulled out a very old stamp from Stampa Rosa in Santa Rosa, CA. That was such a great store! I only got to go to it once but what a treat that was. 

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Circle Flowers

Image is from Doodle Pantry. I made this card for two challenges; My Time Made Easy Pretty Palette 05, white, green and orchid.  Why is that the colors don't stay true when photographed?
Colored with Copics, of course! I used the layout from Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge #113.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

A New Teddy Bear!

Challenge #78 over at Mo's is "Start of Something NEW!"  How about a new Teddy Bear for baby.
Colored with Copics as usual....DP is from Designer Digitals. I'm loving digital papers!

Ladybug Stack

This cute image is from Delightful Inspiration,
Colored with Copic markers. Red dot paper is from Designer Digital. Sentiment stamp is from Fiskars.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Cupcake Mouse

Another super cute image from Sassy Cheryl's Design! The layout is from SFTYY for April.  The cheery color combo is from Color Throwdown #137.
Again and again, colored with Copic Markers. The yellow DP is from My Time Made Easy and the plaid DP is from Designer Digitals. Solid color card stock from Bazzill.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Daisy, Daisy

I find Ivory a fairly difficult color..The color palette is Ivory, Peach, Seafoam and Kraft.  Both the color palette and the layout are from My Time Made Easy challenges;  Pretty Palette 04 and Pretty Pattern 05.
The DP really is peach colored! The DP is from Cuddly Buddly.  Stamp is from Hero Arts, inked up with Tombow markers.

Saturday, April 9, 2011


Cupcake card for My Time Made Easy..some of the best digi paper ever!
Stamps from Hero Arts. DP from My Time Made Easy.  Cupcake colored with Copics.  The layout is My Time Made Easy Pretty Patterns 04 and the color scheme is from their Pretty Palette 02.

Mice and Flowers

This image is so cute.  It is from Delightful Inspiration.
Colored with Copic markers.

Mojo Monday

Layout is from Mojo Monday Week 185.
This is an old stamp from Stampendous.  It is colored with Copic Markers. Pink DP is from My Mind's Eye and the green DP is from My Time Made Easy.

From the Heart cards just are not happening for me right now.  I guess with everything that's been going on the past month...there's no room left for decent creativity. So here goes..totally not happy with this at all. So why am I putting it on my blog? NO IDEA!!
Stamps are from Hero Arts. DP is from BasicGrey.  Layout is from My Time Made Easy, Pretty Patterns 02.

Thursday, April 7, 2011


I made this card using a cute image from Mo's challenge #77.  I think this little guy is just starting his garden.
Image is colored with Copic markers, DP is from My Mind's Eye, Stella & Rose..Mable collection.
I am submitting this to Color Throwdown #136, orange, soft sky, and kraft. Layout is from Crazy 4 Challenges, C4C81.

Mother's Day

I made this card for Sassy Cheryl's Designs, Color Me Challenge #18.

I know green isn't normally a color for a heart...but this is a BOY!  He is colored with Copic markers, DP is from BasicGrey.  Card stock from Bazzill

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Mother's Day Girl

This card is for Pretty Pallets over at My Time Made Easy.  The pallet is white, tangerine, lt. blue and Aqua. I had the hardest time with these colors!
Image is from Sassy Cheryl's Designs, it colored with Copic markers. Card stock is from Bazzill and the DP is from BasicGrey.


This card is for My Time Made Easy challenge Pretty Patterns 03.  I also made the background and so I am putting it in the iCopic Challenge #24.

The background is made using Circle and Dots from Adornit-Carolee's Creations using yellow, citrus green and orange dye ink. Hero Arts Cone Flower, inked with dye ink and stamped on glossy card stock.

Butterfly Watering Can

This card is for Delightful Inspiration Spotty Dotty Watering Can challenge.
The images are from the Bloom, Grow, Dream set. Colored with Copic Markers.