Tuesday, September 1, 2015

September 4th Flutter By Hop Info!!

**this is a pinned post! Scroll down to see my current creations!! **

It made my heart happy to see so many people interested in joining me in a Flutter By Hop on my birthday!!

I've tried to figure out the easiest way to do this and I think I'd like to have everyone who is interested in joining the hop email me by September 1st. That way I have time to get the hop order figured out and all that jazz!

Please don't feel obligated to sign up if you're not really interested!! I just wanted to do it for fun as I do miss the Flutter By Wednesday Challenge I use to run.

I will be offering a gift certificate to one participant in the hop and 2 gift certificates to 2 hoppers! :)

I look forward to my inbox being over run with emails from all you who want to join in the fun! I will email you back the same day I get your email so you know I got it!!

Ready.....set....email!!  dannisdreams@gmail.com


Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Tons of Fun

For my early birthday present I got a set of 60 Zig Clean Clear Markers. These markers are really like no other! I watched a few videos about them before I got them and plan on watching more to learn as I go but I couldn't wait to try them out! 

In case you are interested in these markers, I found Jennifer McQuire's videos the most helpful: This link takes you to her first video on these! Be sure to watch all 3 though!

For my first try at these I used the adorable elephant from the SugarPea Designs set- Tons of Fun! I think I did pretty well for my first try with these markers. A little bit of a learning curve but not too bad. Fun to try other coloring techniques besides always reaching for the copic markers!


I have challenged myself to complete each sketch that SugarPea Designs has put out as well so I'm starting with Sketch 1 for this card!!


I'm also entering this card into the following challenges~

Thanks for stopping by! Hope it's a super, crafty, fabulous day for you!


Stamps~ SugarPea Designs- Tons of Fun.
Ink~ Ranger Archival Ink-Jet Black, SU Rich Razzleberry,
Cardstock~ watercolor paper, SU Rich Razzleberry,
Designer Paper~ My Mind's Eye-Lime Twist-Happy Go Lucky
Other Goodies~ Zig Clean Color Markers, La La Land Stitched Nested Circles, SU Banner Triple Punch, SU heart punch, flower

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Tiddly Inks DT Call


It's no secret that I've been a huge fan of Tiddly Inks from the beginning! I adored Christy's stamps when she first started at Stamping Bella and was over-the-moon happy when she left me a comment on a card one December. 

Once she opened her Tiddly Inks Etsy shop, her designs were one of the reasons I first tried digital stamps! Through the years I have always been a big fan and have loved all things Tiddly Inks but have never had the confidence to try out for the design team.

When I saw the post for the DT Call I immediately closed that page. I thought no way but then I had an inkling that grew and I said, why not! I am a true Tiddly Ink fan and my "crafty" skills have grown so much through the years, why not!

So, here I am, applying for the Tiddly Inks DT!! Yay!!! I haven't been crafting that much over the summer but with the kids back in school and work slowing down I plan on being a crafty fool!

The post said to pick your favorite Tiddly Ink stamp and make a project with it to enter the DT Call. Umm, that's a bit of a problem, I love them all!  It also said you only needed to enter 1 project, I may have created more than 1 project but I was having so much fun creating! You can also check out my older Tiddly Inks creations~ HERE!

For my first card I used the uber cute Faythe Flower Girl Extraordinaire! I just think she is so precious!! 


Stamps~ Tiddly Inks-digi-Faythe Flower Girl Extraordinaire, TAC-Tag Tidbits,
Ink~ SU Tangelo Twist,
Cardstock~ SU Chocolate Chip, misc white,
Designer Paper~ Prima-Fairy Flora,
Other Goodies~ copics, Wink of Stella pen, Martha Stewart butterfly punch,

Next up we have a sweet fairy--we all know I love fairies!! This is Willow the Birthday Fairy! I'd like the think that sweet Willow visits me each birthday while I sleep! The colors I used were inspired by my Annabelle's favorite colors at the moment! 

This is the second shaker card I've ever made. The first one I struggled with but this one went together rather easily, whew! I can see more shaker cards in my future!


Stamps~ Tiddly Inks-digi-Willow the Birthday Fairy, Kraftin' Kimmie-Make a Wish,
Ink~ Kaleidacolor-Spectrum,
Cardstock~ misc white,
Designer Paper~ 
Other Goodies~ copics, sequins, nestabilities, transparency, stickles, Wink of Stella pen, stardust stickles

For my last card I used Whatever. She is so full of attitude and I love her! Another reason I love Tiddly Inks, such a wide variety of stamps to choose from!


Stamps~ Tiddly Inks-digi-Whatever, TAC-sentiment
Ink~ SU Tangerine Tango,
Cardstock~ misc white, SU Tangerine Tango,
Designer Paper~ Bo Bunny-Ad Lib,
Other Goodies~ copics, Wink of Stella pen, nestabilities, pearls,

As usual the camera didn't pick up the sparkle from the Wink of Stella pens but trust me, there's a whole lot of sparkling going on with all these cards!

Thanks for stopping by today and hope your day is simply amazing!!! 

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Annabelle and Puppy Love

I must say I have been having so much fun getting crafty yesterday and today! Back to work tomorrow but hopefully I can sneak some crafty time in after work.

I saw the new challenge at Tiddly Inks is Paws for Thought which I thought sounded fun so I'm playing along today! I found Annabelle and Puppy Love already printed out so I decided to color it up. I have to say that I {heart} the name of the stamp. 


Hope your day is super happy with lots of creativity!!

Stamps~ Tiddly Inks-digi stamp- Annabelle and Puppy Love, SU Banner Banter
Ink~ SU Chocolate Chip
Cardstock~ Cryogen Iridescent, SU Chocolate Chip 
Designer Paper~ Basic Grey-Max & Whiskers
Other Goodies~ copics, SU banner punch, Martha Stewart butterfly punch, Wink of Stella pen,

Monstah Bash

I decided I wanted to play along with the current Sketch Saturday sketch so I took a looksie through my stamps and found an oldie but goodie~ Monstah Bash from Stamping Bella-designed by Christy Croll. I was looking through Christy's shop today, Tiddly Inks, and found this digi, Monstrous Party that I think I'll have to get soon! It's similar but different than what I have and it will be fun to have it in digi form!

I always think it's fun to compare cards I've made using the same image so HERE'S a card I made using this same stamp in 2010!!


Here's the sketch I used~



Have a wonderful day and do something creative!!

Stamps~ Stamping Bella- Monstah Bash, Paper Makeup Stamps- Birthday Cheer
Ink~ Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Real Red
Cardstock~ misc white, SU Real Red
Designer Paper~ Echo Park-Country Drive
Other Goodies~ copics, white pen, glossy accents

For all your help birdies

Another image I colored up in June, Unity's For all your help birdies. Aren't they cute and fun!!



I stamped the sentiment on the inside which reads, Thanks for all your help! For my layout I used an old Deconstructed Sketch~



I'm entering this card into the following challenges~
Thanks for stopping by and I hope your day is spectacular!!

Stamps~ Unity-For all your help birdies
Ink~ Memento Tuxedo Black
Cardstock~ SU Daffodil Delight, misc white
Designer Paper~ Jillibean Soup-Southern Chicken Dumpling Soup
Other Goodies~ copics, corner punch, MFT Mini Pennant die, SU button, bakers twine, Wink of Stella, pearls

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Birthday Present

The kiddos had their first day of school today, 9th and 5th grades-EEK, so I'm hoping that I can get back into a crafty groove. I miss creating daily so much! 

I have so many ideas in my brain that I didn't know where to start so I just started..LOL! I decided to get the images that I colored in June needed to be on cards so I am starting with Birthday Present from Whimsy Stamps. It's a pretty simple card but it at least helped me get started! I like the fun colors!!



I used an older sketch from Freshly Made Sketches for my layout:



I'm entering this card into the following challenges~
Have a wonderful day!! and thanks for stopping by!

Stamps~ Whimsy Stamps-Time For Tea Designs-Birthday Present, SU-Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink~ Memento Tuxedo Black, VersaFine Onyx Black
Cardstock~ SU Garden Green, misc white
Designer Paper~ My Mind's Eye-Lime Twist-Fly a Kite
Other Goodies~ copics, Wink of Stella pen, SU candy dots, 

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