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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Believe in Santa

Hi Everyone, New card for the Merry Christmas Challenge, which is always anything goes. This week I have decided to use the stamp set called Santa's List for the focal image and the sentiment is from the Snowflake Soiree set. Santa was stamped with Cherry Cobbler ink, and cut into a square and mounted onto Craft. The background paper is from the Season of Style DSP pack. it was cut 3 3/4 square and added to a base of kraft card stock which was cut 5.25 by 4. The sentiment was stamped on this base with Cherry Cobbler and ribbon was tied in a simple knot under the image. and all mounted on a base of Cherry Cobbler.
Thanks for looking

Spooky Cute

Our Challenge at Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges is Spooky Cute, I have decided to use a retired stamp set called Greeting Card Kids for my card. Stamped with memento ink, colored with Copics,

Black: C05,05,03
Purple: V06,04
Pumpkin: E15,YR18,14,Y38,35
Broom, E53,Y35
Skin E21,00,000
Hair E53,51
The paper is from Frightful Sight DSP, the greeting is from Teeny Tiny Wishes, and the ribbon is a 5/8 satin ribbon in Rich Razzleberry, The pearls from my stash and the image cut with unbranded Circle Stitched dies
Thanks for Looking

Quick and Easy

Hi Everyone back again this week with another card for the Sunny Day Crafting this week it is Q is for Quick and Easy. So I have made a Christmas card for this one. I have used the Joyous Celebrations stamp set, and the Grateful Elegance Embossing Folder

I have embossed the Cherry Cobbler with the Embossing folder, I have stamped the Oval and punched it out, stamped the deer added some red stickles onto it, and then stamped the greeting and added it to the card.
Thanks for looking

P is for Pink

Here we are once again with a new challenge this week at Sunny Day Crafting with P is for Pink challenge. For this card I have gone back to my roots as they say. When I first started making cards almost 20 years ago, I started with a craft called Pergamano, then I moved onto 3d paper tole cards and embroidery and then from there moved onto doing Incire, Iris Folding, Teabag folding, and a number of other techniques. The last thing I tried was rubber stamping. so I am now finding Id like to combine some of the earlier things I used to do and some of the newer things I have learnt. so this card takes me back to the days when I did the 3d cards.

I have used a white oval and a pink piece cut with the floral frames from Spellbinders for the backing of these beautiful flowers that were done in the 3d effect. I have used some embossed silver stickers in the corners as well as for the greeting.
Thanks for looking

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Trixie Boo Happy Halloween

Skin: E04,11,21,00,000, R20
Purple: BV17,11,00
Orange: YR68,09,07,04
Black: C 07,05,03

Put the image in my Cameo Silhouette and cut her out and colored her,
Cut the haunted house out of glitter card stock and mounted it on Tangerine Tango
Moon cut from Pumpkin Pie, with circle punch, and stamped with Bats from Wicked Cool Stamp Set
Pumpkins are stickers
Sentiment from Teeny Tiny Wishes from Stampin Up. 

Cute Frog Witch

This is a new release for Sasayaki Glitter, which I have colored with the Copics, listed below.
I have cut out with paper trimmer into a rectangle and stamped spider webs from the Wicked Cool stamp set on and added a couple of spiders.
The background is paper from the Frightful Sight Set and the sentiment is from the Wicked Cool set as well.
Thanks for looking
Copics used
Pumpkin: E08, YR68, 09,14,04, Y35
Frog: BG99, YG 17,06,03,00
Hat: C07,05,03,YR68,YG06,03,
Buckle Y28,26,21

Happy Halloween Reminder

Hi Everyone, here for the reminder of the Halloween Challenge going on at Color it Create it Show it off, I am using a sweet printable  to make my project, I have cut her out using my silhouette, and layered her up for my Tag, I have colored the background of the tag with Distress Inks, Twisted Citron, Peeled Paint, Spiced Marmalade, Mustard Seed and Seedless Preserves. I have added a greeting from the Seasonal Stamp set, and some bats from the Wicked Cool Stamp set. The pumpkins are stamped from the Fall Fun Fest set and then die cut out with matching dies.
I've added some ribbon for the top and finished off the tag.
Thanks for looking

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas anything goes challenge is always anything goes each week on Wednesdays, I hope you will come join us This week I have decided to use the Christmas Postcard stamp and make a simple card with it. I have stamped it in Memento Black in and colored with Copics

Lettering and ribbon: B04,02
Flowers: R85,83,81
Bells: Y28,26,21
Pine Bows G99,94
Holly, G99,94,85
The base is Rose Red, the designer paper is from my stash, the ribbon is 1/2 inch white seam binding ribbon which I have colored using refills from my B04 copic marker, the main image is cut using unbranded xstitch rectangle die, and mounted onto a piece of rose red.
Thanks for looking

O is for Oval

Hi Everyone, another new challenge this week at Sunny Day Crafting, this week it is O for Oval. I have used the stamp set called Fabulous Florets. One of my old time favorites from Stampin Up.
Anyway I first cut an oval using my unbranded stitched dies. I then stamped the leaves in Wild Wasabi onto the oval and then the flower onto a separate piece of white paper, and then fussy cut it out and popped it onto the leaves with pop dots.  I have added a bow using some 1/4 in stitched satin ribbon in Calypso Coral.  I have mounted the oval onto a piece of Pool Party which was cut with a floral frame die from Spellbinders, and mounted the image onto a piece of Designer paper from the Best Year Ever paper.
Thanks for Looking Cindy

Wicked Halloween

Hi Everyone, Our Challenge over at Pause, Dream Enjoy Challenge, this week is Halloween. I have taken out my retired stamp set from Stampin Up called Wicked Cool and made a Triple Time Stamped card. These cards are simple but effective. You take the white pieces and layer them together then stamp on them, then add your backing pieces. I have used YR68, and YG13 of copic markers to color the orange and green stripes.
Thanks for looking have a great day

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Rose Angel

Hi Everyone, her with a beautiful Image colored with copics by Aurora Wings.
The image is called Rose Angel which you can find either in her Etsy shop or in the Aurora Wings Shop. I have made a CAS card to enter into the blog challenge.

Its been a while since I colored one of her images, I have in the past found them intimidating, as they are so detailed, I have had this image since last year and finally have colored it.

Copics used

Skin: E04,11,21,00,000 R20
Hair: E59,57,55,
Dress Y28,26,23,21
Roses R37,35, and a white pencil
Wings: C05,03,01

I have made a simple card using gold card stock to frame her and then put on red, and embossed the greeting in gold and added a couple of holly embellishments.
Thanks for looking
Cindy van Oorschot

Entering Challenges:

Aurora Wings: CAS

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Summer Fun

Still thinking of summer as the fall is settling in. Our summer was way to wet and short this year, but love this image from Sasayaki Glitter called Summer Fun. I have colored it with copics.

Skin: E04,11,21,00
Hair, YR27,24,21,Y21
Bathing Suit, Flip Flops and Glasses B04,02,00
Hat, G05,02,12,00 B04,02,00
Glass Y21,umbrella, B01,RV04
Floating Ring: RV06,04,02, YR09, 07, 04
Water and Sky: Pan Pastel turqoise, and Yellow
Sentiment is from Stampin up Happy Hour
I have colored the image and cut into a square and mounted it onto some Strawberry Slush card stock, the background piece is called sunburst technique: Cut pattern paper 1.5 inches by 4 inches and then cut into diagonal strips, then glued onto a piece of white card stock into a sunburst and trimmed off access then mounted onto strawberry slush. The card base is Pool Party, embossed using we are memory keepers basket weave 3d embossing folder. and I added a drink die that was an unbranded die from Ali Express.
Thanks for looking have a great day.

Christmas Penguins

Hi Everyone, I'm here today with a Christmas card for you for our challenge at Sketch Saturday, using these cute little penguins from Drawn With Character, I have printed them cut them into circles and colored them with Copic Markers:

Red: R24,27,29
Green: YR03,06,17
Black: C05,03,01
I have added glitter flocking from Martha Stewart to the hats, and ear muffs, I have used paper from my stash, and snowflake embossing folder, and a sentiment from Stampin up's Polar Party stamp set.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Snowflakes are Winter's kisses

Hi Everyone, here to share a new card, using the old stamp set from Stampin up called Serene Snowflakes, one of my favorite snowflake stamp sets I own. I have stamped them all over the card using Hello Honey, Rose Red, and Lost Lagoon inks. I have used Rose Red Seam Binding Ribbon, and then added a chipboard snowflake on it. The sentiment is from a Polkadoodles, in a stamp set I got free with a magazine years ago.
Have a great day

N is for Night Owl

Hi Everyone here with our next challenge from Sunny Day crafting . This time around N is for Night owl, so I immediately thought of the Owl Punch from Stampin up. I have used it to make my owl, for the background I used a stencil and some silver shimmer paint to create the stars. the tree trunk is just a strip of Chocolate Chip card stock cut with a circle die then embossed with a woodgrain embossing folder, then I added the sentiment which is from the stamp set Picture this. 
Thanks for looking hope to see you at the blog. 

Monday, October 2, 2017

Ellie with Apples

Hi Everyone, it's time for our  October challenge over at the Paper Nest Dolls Challenge. For my card I have used Ellie with Apples  I have colored this sweet stamp using Copics listed below

Skin: E04,11,21,00,000
Hair and Basket:  E18, 15,13
Blue : B 21,24,26
Red: R24,27,29
I have cut her out with an unbranded rectangle stitched die, and mounted it onto Real Red card stock. I have used paper from the Orchard Harvest for the background and ribbon from my stash, The mason jar is a die from the Perfectly Preserved set from stampin up, and the apples are stamps from the matching stamp set. The sentiment is also from there too.
Thanks for looking have a great day

Sunday, October 1, 2017

New Releases for Sasayaki Glitter

Hi Everyone I am here today to share a couple of cards I have made using New Releases out today at Sasayaki Glitter.

This first card is made using Country Shy, I have colored him with Copics
Skin: E04,11,21,00,000
Hair, E39, 37,35,31
Hat, Shirt and shoes: B97,95,93,91
Pants, E77,74,71
Guitar: E27,25,23
Band on Hat and tie: R29,27,24

I have fussy cut him out and popped him up on a circle of Kraft, and then Not Quite Navy card stock
The music paper I received in a swap and is mounted onto Not Quite Navy, the sentiment is from Picture This stamp set from Stampin Up. and it is all onto a piece of Soft Suede embossed with triangle embossing folder.

For my second card for the release I am using Flower for you

This sweet image was colored with copics, as well. 
Skin: E04,11,21,00,000
Hair: E47,43,35,41
Dress and Shoes: RV69,66,63
Flower, E44,43, Y19,15,13,YG17,03
I have cut her out into an oval then mounted her onto a piece of paper from the Best Year Ever DSP, I have added the Flowers from Wild Orchid Craft, which one was colored with Yellow Shimmer Spray, the sentiment is from Perfectly Preserved stamp set, the butterfly is an unbranded die, cut using foam then colored using Rich Razzleberry ink, and added pearl stamen for the antennae. 
Thanks for looking


Hi Everyone, we at Come and Get It have a new challenge this week and it is all about the kids in School. We are sponsored this week by Melonheadz and Cute as a Button stamps. I am using one of the images from Cute as a button for my card. I have colored her with Copics.

Skin: E04,11,21,00,000, R20
Hair: E57,55,53,51
Pants and Shoes B97,95,93,91
Sweater and parts of bag: R85,83,81
Bag, E42,43,
Apple R24,27, Leaf YG13,
Books BG15,13,11

I have cut her out using an unbranded stitched oval die. I have cut Not Quite Navy strip of paper and embossed with We are Memory Keepers 3d embossing folder alphabet, I have added it onto a piece of rose red card stock and added silver embossed stickers in the corners and the sentiment.
Thanks for looking

It's Halloween

Hi Everyone, Over at Color it Create it Show it off this month we are celebrating Halloween.
This is my card for the challenge using the image from the Lil Rascals Collection.
I have colored this cutie with copics.
Skin: E04,11,21,00,000
Hair E09,08,YR07
Hat: C3,5,7
Bow and Skirt - BV17,11,00 Dots on Bow YG09
Green on outfit: YG09, 06, 03
Pumpkins: E15, Y09,07,04, Y35 stems: E15,11
Leaves YG03, 09,
The base of the card is Cajun Craze card stock layered on it is a piece from Frightful Sight DSP, and another layer of the paper is cut and punched using scallop border punch. I tied a bow and wrapped some twine around the scalloped piece. The greeting is from Teeny Tiny Wishes, punched with Modern Label punch and I used two color dots on the edges. and to finish off the card I have added some spiders.
Happy Halloween from me to you