Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Bring on your favorite coloring challenge

I'm here with a new 
Come have some fun with the new challenge that is
Your Favorite coloring 
Please pop over to MilkCoffee and join us in the fun, and also check out what the other DT girlies created!! 

I am using an image the girls at MilkCoffee drew of "ME":-) Each Design Team member got her very own self portrait and I tried to get the coloring of my hair, but Umm yeah I love my highlights but boy are they hard to recreate here! LOL 
 I used my favorite combo of Copic Markers E47, E44, E42, E41 for my hair:-) 
R22,20 were used on shirt, with YR's for the main flowers and RV for the side flowers
I have been on a kick lately with using black CS as card base or accent colors and just really love the look right now:-)
I added some 6x6 DP from Simple Stories Vintage Bliss, a few flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts, Circle dies from Spellbinders and leaf punch from Martha Stewart 
Thank you so much for stopping by 

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Christmas in July with The Paper Nest Dolls

Welcome to The Paper Nest Dolls' Christmas in July New Release Blog Hop!

Today the very talented and creative design team of The Paper Nest Dolls has put together this hop to share with you projects made using our 10 new holiday stamps!

Digital versions of these stamps regularly sell for $3.00 each, but from today through Tuesday July 30th you can get ALL 10 images for only $20 HERE in our shop!

I used Elf Ellie for my card 
I used Echo Park paper, Spica clear pen on the white stripes of her hat to glisten, and ultra fine glitter on the candy cane white lines:-)
Circle punches are Stampin Up
Copic colors 

We couldn't host a blog hop without fun giveaways! One lucky winner will receive our entire set of new images, one lucky winner will receive a $25 gift certificate to our shop, and another lucky winner will receive the prize pack pictured below!

Christmas in July Prize Package!

Participants must comment on every stop of the hop and be a follower of our blog for a chance to win! We also encourage you to become a fan of our Facebook page!

Winners will be announced on Wednesday July 31st over at

You're next stop is Valerie's blog.
Here's the complete lineup:

                       Michele      your here

Thanks so much for hopping with us! :)

Monday, July 22, 2013

It's all about the Die cuts

Here I am with a new card for 

It is to use die cuts

Here is a pic below of goodies to be given to one randomly chosen winner:-)

You have two weeks to come play along with us, so why not :-)
I used circles as my die cuts on this cutie! 
Pool Time Emma is what I used 

Other challenges I am adding this card to are:
Pumpkin Spice: Summer theme

 I made the sentiment up from a Disney font I have on my computer:-) I thought it looked perfect with this image!
Copic markers were used, and Stampin Up striped ribbon.

Have a great week, 

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Alice in Anything Goes

Welcome to my blog and new creation for 
Color Me Creative Classrooms new challenge which is my favorite


Our wonderful sponsor this week is
One winner will receive 3 images from Alicia's lil shop
Please make sure to go see the rest of the teams creations and come along and join us! You have until August 2 to join in the fun:-)
Below is my card using Alicia's digital image "Alice In Wonderland"
I tried to get my Alice as close to the original Alice as I could, only because it is one of my favorite childhood movies:-) I used Copic markers which, for the cat was a bit of a challenge, and I wanted a more worn look to him so added a bit of colorless blender on his face to wash it out some, I am still on the fence as to if I like the way that worked out:-) I had a charm with a rabbit holding a card that is from The Charm Store 24/7 and it is called the white Rabbit in silver
The wonderful clock die is from Susanna, at Susanna's Custom Art and Card Design called Alice's clock corner statement. 

Other Challenges I am adding this card to are:

Sister Act: Anything goes

Brown Sugar challenge: anything goes

CAS-ual Fridays challenge: to use a number , which on my clock you can see the "12" and "9"

Digi Haven: Use any animal, I have the Rabbit and The Cat:-) 

Supplies used were
DP :MME Lost and found 6x6 pad Oliver
Image: Alice In Wonderland: Alicia's little shop
Clock Die: Susanna's Custom Art and Card Design
Black CS  & Scallop border punch : Stamping up
Copic markers: 
Hair: E55,Y21copic, YR30,YR31,YR36 shin han twin touch
reds: R37,35,R11
Dress: B91, B37, B34
Blacks: shoes: C9,7,5, Bow and sash: W9,7,5,3
Cat:RV55, BV02
Rabbitt: YR23, R27,24, C1

Thanks for stopping by today:-) 

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Emboss It

Welcome to 
MilkCoffee Designs new challenge which is
Emboss It! Either Wet or Dry:-) I did both:-)
You have two weeks to get your creation in so why not come and join us? The rest of the team also did great projects so go check it out:-)

I used Doodle snowman and added a dry embossed snowflake piece of card stock, I also added a few sprinkles of Stampendous Fran-Tage chunky white emboss powder to make it look like it was snowing on my snowman:-) Thank you to Anne Marie for the inspiration of the Fran-Tage:-)

 My sentiment is a computer generated one, but I know in my wood mounted stamps I have a stamp sentiment just the same from years ago.
Below is a closeup of my wet embossed "snow" I added, by sprinkling the chunky emboss powder on the card stock and heating it.

Other Challenges I want to add my card to are:
Christmas at Sweet Stampin: Snowmen

Supplies used:
Image Milk Coffee Designs: Doodle snowman
DP : Bo Bunny
Stampin up : Button
Circle dies: My Favorite Things
Copic markers used

Monday, July 8, 2013

Pile On The Flowers!

Hi All!
Welcome to a new challenge at 
Theme is to "Pile on the flowers"!
the prize up for grabs to one lucky entry is this bunch of goodies from Christine and the Paper Nest!

I used a red rubber stamp from Christine called "Best Friends and Sisters"
And yes I sure did run with the "Pile on the flowers" In my true "Michele" fashion:-)
I colored the "girls" in Copic Markers 

Other challenges I want to add my card to are:
Creative Moments: add flowers

Supplies used were:
Image: sister & Friends The paper nest dolls
DP : 
Flourish: Memory Box
Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
Copic Markers used
Thank you so much for stopping by
and please go and see what the rest of the team created:-) and come join us in the fun!

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Zoo Review

Welcome to a new card for 
"Anything goes "
with a twist is you would like by adding an animal in your creation :-)
Please go see what we have all created and come join in the fun!!
Is our sponsor this time around and one lucky winner will win a 15.00 gift certificate to Louby Lou Digital Delights!
Thank you to Louby Lou for letting me create with this adorable monkey image called : Monkey Love
This challenge runs until : July 19th
 I created my card using MME papers that I've had in my scrap bin, and the sentiment is a new one from Stampin Up that I cut apart and used. 
Here's a little closeup colored with Copic Markers.

Other challenges I would like to add my card to are:
Inspire me Fridays: Anything goes

sister Act: Anything goes

Crafts and me challenge: Anything goes

Supplies used were:
Image: Louby Lou "Monkey Love"
DP: My Minds Eye
Sentiment: from set by stampin up
scallop circle die: spellbinders, image circle & Banner die: My Favorite things 
Flourish die : Memory box
Copic markers used were: E35,34,31, R29,27,24, BG70, 72, W00,01,BG0000, YG23,25
Thank you for stopping by
Here's hoping you all have a great weekend!

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Red White And Blue

Hi Everyone!
To all my U.S. Friends, 
Happy 4Th Of July!
I am actually here with my card for 
which is to
Use My Countries   Flag   Colors, 
Why not make a card and join us for the fun challenge?

I have had this MilkCoffee Cutie called
 I had the star paper in my paper collection, and used a cute "USA" charm I bought at the Charm store 24/7
Other Challenges I would like to enter are:

Crafting By Designs: use your countries flag colors -Mine are U.S.A

Simon Says stamps: Patriotic theme

2 sisters Challenge : add stripes

Color throw down:  Use red, white, blue and teal

Supplies used were:
Image: Milk Coffee designs
star die cut: My Favorite things
Copic markers:

Thank you for stopping by