Sunday, September 30, 2012

It's Forever Friends Challenge#46

Hello all my crafty friends!
Today starts a new challenge over at Forever Friends and it's Challenge No.46 with the theme:Anything Goes!  I have two cards for this fun challenge since we have two amazing sponsors who were generous enough to provide the  DT with their adorable images.  Our sponsors are Saturated Canary and Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps.   Also Krista Smith is our Guest Designer for this challenge and she is showcasing a beautiful card that she made. 
Our DT members have put out some amazing cards for this challenge, please hop back over and check it out. 

Saturated Canary is sponsoring our Forever Friends Favourite Winner with 2 digis of their choice.

Stitchy Bear Stamps are sponsoring our Randomly Selected Winner with a $10.00 gift voucher to spend at the Stitchy Bear Stamps store and the voucher is valid on the three creators that sponsored this challenge (Floppy Latte Designs, Stitchy Stamps and Delicious Doodles)

Here is my first card from SC and the images is called "Orchard".

Recipe for my card:
My fave - Pocket Card
Papers from Crate Paper (Farm House)
Spectrum Noir & copic markers, brads, pearls
Butterfly & leaf die from RAK
Flower die from EK punch
My second card is from SB and the image is Penguins....

Recipe for this card
Card made for Artiste Cartridge
Papers from stash
Penguin image from SB colored with Spectrum Noir
and copic makers, stickles.
Penguins up front were from Create a Critter added pop up dots for dimension, stickles

Thanks for stopping by, hope you can join in with this fun challenge!

Today is Milk Coffee Stamps One Year Anniversary!

Today marks Milk Coffee Stamps one year anniversary - Happy Birthday and many more to come! Here is my final card which I had previously posted in May of this year.  I hope everyone enjoyed the Birthday hop the past two days! The talented ladies from the DT really shared some amazing cards using the images from Milk Coffee Stamps too!

Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, September 28, 2012

It's Day Two of Milk Coffee Stamps Blog Hop!

Here's another card I made for Milk Coffee Stamps Day 2  Blog Hop, did you all grab your freebies.  Keep checking daily for surprises along the way..... Read all the deets here!
Digi - Charlotte and Straw Pudding

Thanks for peeking in!
Be back soon~  

Thursday, September 27, 2012

It's Milk Coffee Stamps ~ Birthday Blog Hop!

Hello everyone~
Well we have some exciting news for you today, Milkcoffee will be the big No.1 on the 30th September 2012 and to celebrate our fantastic design team have decided to have a Birthday Blog Hop.
 Over the next few days we will be showcasing some of our DT's favorite birthday creations here on our Main Blog and we will also be giving away some fabulous freebie images for you to enjoy. Our DT will also be showcasing creations today on their blog's using either a previous favorite or if your lucky a new creation.
If you came from Ria's blog you are on the right path, the next stop will be Yoshira
The rules of the hop are as follows :-
 1. Visit each of our DT members blogs in turn and leave a comment on their Birthday Blog Hop post.
 2. Return back here to the main blog & add your name into the linky.
(bottom of this post)

The winner of the blog hop will receive 3 Digi images of their choice from our store, and will be drawn at random on 1st October
 * please note - we will be checking that the randomly drawn winner has left a comment on each of our DT's post *

In case you get lost along the way here is the Blog Hop order:

                     Shirl  (that's me)

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Welcome Fall!

Here at Milk Coffee Stamps we have a new challenge and theme is "Welcome Fall".  So, anything that makes you think of fall - colors, leaves, acorns, fall holidays, etc.  We are looking forward to another large number of brilliant creations!                                                                                                                   
**Also, stay tuned for our 1 YEAR BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION Hop starting on Friday, September 28 at MILKCOFFEE BLOG!!  Lots of fun and prizes:)**
Our AMAZING DT Members have offered some great inspiration today using adorable new lines of  images from MILKCOFFEE SHOP, so you are definitely going to want to check those out.   If you have a chance, we're certain all the girls would love a visit to their individual blogs.
So for this challenge my image is a new release (Girl  Cleaning Autumn Leaves),I used Spectrum Noir and copic markers, papers are from my last year's stash Happy Fall, sentiment from stash, die cut from My Creative Time (love Emma's dies), candi from Craftwork Cards.

Thanks for stopping by!
Enjoy your day/evening~

Entering this card in the following challenges:
Paper Pretties - Fall Inspired
CraFty Creations - Autumn Leaves
Digistamps 4 Joy - All the leaves are brown
Crafty Sentiments - Autumn Colors
Flourishes Boutique - Autumn Colors
DL Art - Fall

My DT Posting Today!

Today is my day for my DT posting at Pixie Dust Studio!  And I decided to make another treat box, with Pixie Boo isn't she just cute with her two ghostly friends!  I also used Spectrum Noir and copic markers, Sakura gel pens, stickles, Martha Stewart border punch, papers from Doodlebug, computer generated sentiment and Candi buttons from Craft Work Cards.

Thanks for peeking in!

Monday, September 24, 2012

Trick or Treat!

2nd post for today~

I'm back to share another quick project with this treat box that I made from Splitcoast Stampers.. Easy peasy!  I've made a bunch of them but can't post them as of yet!  The pumpkin digi is a freebie from SKDigi that you can get now and play in their Halloween challenge.  The papers are from Doodlebug, Candi from Craft Work Cards, computer generated sentiment and spellbinders ovals.  They were filled with Hershey chocolate nuggets fits (3) perfectly...

Thanks for peeking in!

Entering this in the following challenge:
SKDigi - Halloween

Critter Sketch Challenge #134

Today starts a new challenge over at Critter Sketch:

This weeks challenge:

Another fabulous sketch from our sketch artist Colleen Spangler.

This is our final week from this month's fantastic sponsor,SKDigis.

This is a new digi company that I think you are going to fall in love with. They have some super cute, fun images that are top of the line in quality.

At the end of the month we are giving away not 1 but 4 prizes (thanks to SKDigis.) Make sure you join us each week and upload your creations to our inlinks. 

Here is my card for this fun challenge:

Recipe for my card:
Cupcake - SKDigis
Papers - 3 Bugs in a Rug
Stickles, gems, Die-namics
Spellbinders rectangle scallops

Thanks for stopping by !

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Picking Apples!

Happy weekend all my crafty friends~
Here's another card I made using this digi image from Digi Darla (Picking Apples).  I used Spectrum Noir and copic markers, stickles, paper from Crate Paper (Farmhouse), Martha Stewart border bunch, ribbon, button, twine, brad and sentiment /tag from My Craft Spot.  Autumn/Fall reminds me of lots of apples & pumpkins and all those yummy desserts that are my two favorites this time of the year...
So on to my card:

Thanks for peeking in~
Enjoy your crafty weekend!

Friday, September 21, 2012

Welcome Fall!

Happy Friday everyone~
Here is a fall card I made early this morning, the digi image is from Digi Darla (Pumpkin Wheat).  I used copic markers tag/sentiment from My Creative Time, candy buttons from Craft Work Cards, baker's twine, papers from Best Creations (Hello Fall) last years stash.  A very simple CAS card!
Oooh can't wait for some yummy pumpkin desserts!

Entering this card in the following challenges:

Bearly Mine ~ Fall Colors
DL Art ~ Thankful Thursday (Fall)
Creative Belli ~ Fall/Autumn
The Paper Shelter - Fall/Autumn
Party Time Tuesday - Color/Picture Challenge

Thanks for peeking in!
Enjoy your day/evening and new weekend ahead..

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Introducing Mr.& Mrs. Snowman Collection!

~2nd post today!

Here is  another of my fav pocket card that I like doing, and I'm sharing a new release that Marion from Where the Scrap Hits the Fun has in her E-Shop and this one is called Mr. & Mrs Snowman Collection hop here and check it out!  For this pocket card my papers are from My Minds Eye (Merry little Christmas), snowflakes are from Wild Orchid, button candy dot from Pebbles, brads, bakers twine, button, distress my edges using Stampin Up inks, and dies from Spellbinders rectangle scallops and labels seventeen.

Entering this card in the following challenges:

Ladybug Crafts Ink - #68 Christmas week
Fashionista challenge - Anything Goes Christmas

Thanks for taking another peek~
Enjoy your day/evening!

My DT day for PDS!

Happy mid week everyone~
Today is my posting day for Pixie Dust Studio and I'm introducing Tristan I did him in a clean and simple card paired him off with papers from Basic Grey (little black dress), sentiment & tag from My Creative Time, faux stitching ,brad, and colored him using Spectrum Noir, memento and copic markers.
He would melt any girls heart, hehe!

Thanks for peeking in!

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

For you! CAS card~

Here's a  CAS card I just got through making and the die cuts are from the Artiste cartridge, the flower digi is from SKdigis it was a freebie of your choice if you entered there first challenge.   I also added twine, sentiment & tag  from My Creative time, pearls, glossy accents, papers from Basic Grey (little black dress), embossing folder from Quik Kutz and copic markers

Entering this card in the following challenge:

SKDigi - Black/White +one more color (I chose green)

Thanks for stopping by!
Enjoy your day/evening~

Monday, September 17, 2012

My first backpack!

Quick post!
I thought I would share my first back pack that I made this afternoon.   It was easy to put together just takes some patience.   LOL!  I know it's looks plain but I wanted to give it a try, so now that I've conquered it I can spike up the next one.   I also added  interlock strips from Darice, buttons, papers from scraps and ribbons for the straps.

Thanks for taking a peek~

Forever Friends - Fortnightly Color Challenge!

Today starts a new challenge over at Forever Friends - It's our Challenge #45 - Colour Challenge!
Use one colour, all the colours or a combination of a few of them! Simple.

Use one colour, all the colours or a combination of a few of them! Simple.

Our sponsor this time round for the Randomly Selected Winner is the lovely

who are providing the winner with digi images of the winner's choice.

Our sponsor for the Forever Friends Favourite prize is the lovely

Here is my card for this challenge:  Using the image from Milk Coffee Stamps:

Recipe for my card:

Love is in the Air - Milk Coffee Stamps Digi
Copic markers, buttons, stickles,
sentiment from Hero Arts, Marvy Uchida punches
Papers from Doodle Charm, Quik Kuts embossing folder

Entering this card in the following challenge:
Love to Create - Things with Wings
My Crafty Spot - Wild Animal

For more inspiration check out what our amazing DT members have to offer you!
Hope you can join in and share your creations with our fun challenge.

Thanks for peeking in!

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Sweet Friend - Hello!

Out with the weekend in with the new week!  LOL!  Hello all my lovely crafty friends,  hope each and everyone had a very lovely weekend.  I've been crafting since my last posting, working on some holiday projects in between of other committed assignments on my do list.  I squeeze this card in today I received some happy mail this past Saturday and these were stuff my hubby bought for me (shhh, his saying it's my early Christmas presents) LOL! and I'm saying you are kidding me, I want a craft store... hehe!
So this is my new Cricut Artiste Collection (love love love it) it has oodles of projects to do in one cartridge and it came with (3) stamp collections  and chipboard's.   Previously I won some blog candy several months back from a great blogging buddie (Jean from Stampin Maui), and I really enjoyed my candies I received and through her postings she had some great inspiring projects using this Artiste cartridge and that day came and I told myself I'm going to get it.... Glad I did what a great investment..... Thank you sweet Jean!  If you haven't been to her blog please stop by and become a follower she has some very amazing projects.

Ain't this cute or what!!!!
Recipe for my card:
Pop up card - Cricut Artiste Collection
Beaver - Create a Critter
Corner dies fro C.C. Designs
sentiment  & tag from - My Creative Time
Twine & pearl
Leaf from Spellbinders foliage

Thanks for popping in - back into my craft room to clean up and craft all day!
Enjoy your lovely day/evening~

Entering this card in the following challenge:

Dorcerela Creations - Anything goes
Little Scrap Pieces - Action

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Garden Girl!

Here's another card I just made this morning using a freebie from Digi Darla (Garden Girl).  I've been really enjoying this pocket style card a lot, it's really simple and quick to put together.  My papers are from Crate paper (Farmhouse), I also colored her with Spectrum Noir and copic markers, stickles, Sakura gel pen, brads, pearl, twine, sentiment from Hero Arts, tag die from My Creative Time, flower die from C.C Designs and Spellbinders label scallop die.

Entering this card on the following:

Dig Darla - Thinking of You

Thanks for taking a peek~

Show Us At Least Two Different Shapes!

Hello all my crafty friends~
Today over at Milk Coffee Stamps we have another new challenge and the theme is : Show Us At Least Two Different Shapes~ Isn't this an easy one or what! Our AMAZING DT Members have offered some great inspiration today using adorable new lines of  images from MILKCOFFEE SHOP.   If you have a chance, we're certain all the girls would love a visit to their individual blogs.
For this challenge how cute is this digi ( Little Elf and Bird Family), I used Spectrum Noir and copic markers, papers from First Edition, Spellbinders die, twine, buttons and sentiment is with this digi set.

Thanks for stopping by and taking a peek!
Have a great day/evening...
Sweet hugs~

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Winner winner of Chriss's Birthday Blog Hop!

Thank you  new follower's and all my crafty buddies, it sure was a fun birthday hop for Chriss.  I heard she had a blast on her birthday, with lots of pressies and new friends she met along the way... She even had Louie help her blow out her candles too!  LOL!
Well their is only (1) winner that was pick by random. org and that winner is:

13:Cissy PrestageSeptember 10, 2012 3:19 AM
Hi Shirl! I'm just having a blast looking through all these lovely blogs and getting so many great ideas! Happy birthday to Chriss! I hope someday I can color as well as you! I'm starting Copic class today! I'm your newest follower!

Congrats Cissy email your addy so I can get your prize out to you soon!

Today is my DT Posting!

It's Wednesday and it's my DT posting for Pixie Dust Studio, so for my showcase here is Bubbles the Clown and I got him in a pocket card.  I used Spectrum Noir and copic markers, Cuttlebug embossing folder, brads, papers from stash and sentiment from Hero Arts.

Thanks for popping in and taking  a peek!
Enjoy your day/evening!
Be back soon ~

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Party favors for a Birthday Girl!

This is what I did this past Saturday ~ putting these party favors together.  I used the digi image from Milk Coffee Stamps Little Mermaid because her theme will be Mermaids and she loves the water.  She is going to be 3 years old and her name is Harvest Beauty, isn't that the cutest name.     Her mommy provided the post it notes, shells and acrylic frame holders the rest I had to detail out.... Will be delivering  this to her this morning ~ hope she likes it!

Total of 15!


Thanks for taking a peek!

Monday, September 10, 2012

Color Challenge #132 - Critter Sketch

Happy Monday everyone, hope you all had a wonderful weekend!
Today starts a new challenge over at Critter Sketch and it's Challenge #132 - Color Inspiration.  Here is the color scheme for this fun challenge:   For more inspiration please check out what our lovely DT's have to offer.

This month we are sponsored by

This is a new digi company that I think you are going to fall in love with. They have some super cute, fun images that are top of the line in quality.

At the end of the month we are giving away not 1 but 4 prizes (thanks to SKDigis.) Make sure you join us each week and upload your creations to our inlinks. 

Here is my card for this fun challenge:
Recipe for my card:
Digi - SKDigis
Spellbinders rectangle scallops
EK - lattice border punch
Papers from CTMH (Close to my Heart)
Sentiment from Hero Arts, stickles
Copic and Spectrum Noir markers

Thanks for stopping by and taking a peek!

Entering this card in the following challenge:
SKDigi -  Anything Goes 

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Happy Birthday Chriss!

Welcome to Chriss's  Birthday  Blog Hop!


Today we are celebrating our sweet and talented friend, Chriss America Real's, Birthday with a fabulous Hop! You should be arriving from Colleen's Blog. If not, please start from the beginning with Chriss - along to see what each of her friends have created to wish her a Fabulous Birthday!!!There are some wonderful prizes to be won from the Birthday Girl herself and there is sure to be more fun prizes offered along the Hop! Here are the fantastic Prizes The Birthday Girl is Offering for Hopping along: 1st Prize: Photo Box (2 lights, tripod, 4 backgrounds, and it folds up into its own carrying case)2nd Prize: Stamp Set with fun shapes and animals3rd Prize: Paper set with brads, stickers and embellishmentsTo be eligible to win:You MUST be a follower of Scrappin' With Chriss and LouAdd the Birthday Badge to your Blog Sidebar Hop along on September 10th.

Here is my card for the birthday girl :

Here is some blog candy to one lucky winner!  To qualify you must be a follower of my blog!  I will announce the winner on Sept. 12th~

Thank you everyone in helping Chriss celebrate her beautiful birthday day!  And I hope each and everyone enjoyed the hop as we all did.
Enjoy your lovely day/evening!
Thanks for being you!
Sweet hugs~

Crafty Catz DT Call!

Happy Sunday to all my fellow crafter's!
Today I have a card that I 'm sharing with you all and it was made for a special sketch that Crafty Catz has going on right now for their DT call!  As I was up  this early wee morning and blog hopping I came across this sketch and said I'm going to give this a try.. You know me, I just love doing sketches and I can craft 24/7! LOL!  I'm so thankful that my hubby is so supportive in my bad habits, and yet he encourages me more  and always says the sweetest things to me each and everyday.   He always tells me (no joke) what ever makes you happy just go for it, never give up!
Any who on to my card,  my images is from Daisy & Friends (Naughty Niecy) and she is just a cutie, my papers are from CTMH (Close to my Heart) a blog candy that I won awhile back, sentiment from Hero Arts, pearls and Martha Stewart border punch.   Now, to learn more about this DT call you will have to hop back here and read all the deets.  They have some special requirements  in order to qualify.  Good luck everyone!  I'm crossing fingers I hope they like my card too!

Entering this card in the following challenges:
Catered Crop - In the pink
Creative Inspiration - Birthday
Joanna Sheen - Going Dotty
One stitch at a Time - Under 18 
Paper Pretties - Create a Birthday card

Thanks for stopping by and taking a peek~
Enjoy your day/evening~

Friday, September 7, 2012

Add on to my 2013 Calendar!

Here's September 2013, my digi is for Milk Coffee Stamps (Two little Girls)colored with Spectrum Noir and copic markers, added wee gems for their earrings, Quic Kutz embossing folder and EK flower punch.

Short post ~ got tons of errand to catch up before heading back to my relatives house and spend some quality time with family prepping for my cousin's service.
Be back later this evening to catch up with all of you!
Enjoy your lovely day - keep safe and enjoy your weekend ahead~

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Guest Designer at Little Muffet Challenge!

Hello peeps~
Oops forgot to post this sooner, being gone all day at a relatives house and hurried back home to get this posted...   I was asked to be a Guest Designer over at Little Miss Muffet and of course I couldn't resist.
The theme for their challenge #43 is "Writing" We'd like you to use a page from a book, a dictionary, some text design paper, or an equivalent stamp, to add writing, text, or script to your projects. Or you can create a project using the theme 'Anything Goes' if you use a Little Miss Muffet stamps image!  You have a little under two weeks to join in the fun.  For more inspiration hop back over at check out  what those amazing DT's  and GDT's have to offer you for this fun challenge...
So on to my card I'm using Allison and Abbey, love love this cute image I did a origami fold tote bag and a post it note easel card.   
12 x 12 Sheet of cardstock for the tote bag
Digi image - Allison & Abbey
Spellbinder rectangle scallops
C.C. Designs Flower Die,
Spellbinder foliage die
papers from DCWV - Grade school
Brads, Spectrum Noir & copic markers
faux stitching
sentiment from Hero Arts

All details same as above, except added 3 x 3 post it notes !
Entering my projects in the following challenges:
Crafts and Me - Add a Flower
Crafty Creations - Back to School
Creative Belli - Back to School
Papercraft Star - Something Girly
Bearly Mine - Anything but a card
Party Time Tuesday - Teacher inspired cards and gifts
Stamp and Plus Scrap - Back to School
Tuesday Throwdown - Back to books

Hope this inspired you to come and play along with us on this fun challenge!
Thanks for peeking in.
Enjoy your lovely day/evening!

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