Sunday, April 12, 2015

Sweet Summer Time

Hello all of you wonderful paper artists!

Father, remind us often that all good comes from You.
Don't let us get so caught up in the abilities You have
given us that we forget that without You, we are nothing,
We return to You the gifts You have given us.
Use them for Your glory, Lord.

Hi  Everyone, It’s Linda here sharing another card with you today. We have had such a lovely couple of days weather wise here in Ohio I thought it would be nice to share a summery card with you all today I created for PaperTemptress.
Card base measures 6″ x 6″

PaperTemptress Products Used:
Astrobright Colored Package - Terra Green, Rocket Red
Hambly Screenprints 6x6 - Retro Rectangles

Other Products Used:
Stamps: Sherry Baldy Digi stamp – Swingin
Ink: Stampin Up Green Galore - Only Orange - Summer Sun, Copics Skin E000, 01, 11, R20, Eyes E29, 27, 23, 21, Hair E55, 53, 51, Pants, socks and cuffs R000, 30, 32, 43, Shirt and Headband YG000, 00, 01, 05, Ribbons Y32, 35, 38, Leaves YG0000, 07, Swing E21, 23, 27, 29, Rope YR21, 23, Flowers R00, 20, 22, Pebbles Pearlescent Chalks
Accessories: Spellbinders Oval Majesty Die, Memory Box Woodland Branch Die, Heartfelt Creations Airanne Blooms Die, Decortative Metal Fixtures, Cheery Lynn Designs Leaf Stripe Die, Impressions Obsessions Mini Flowers Die,  Zva Creative Self Adhesive Embellishments, Pearls, Pop Dots
 I am entering this card in the following challenges: - Spring Is In The Air - Anything Goes (stach) -  #286 ~ Anything Goes... - #101 "Things with Wings" - #146 Anything Goes - Spring Has Spring - #222 Anything Goes - Fancy Frames and/or Beautiful Borders - April Showers/ May Flowers - Anything Goes with Pattern Paper - #197 Anything Goes - #37 It's Spring Time - Anything Goes Spring - Let's see spring - #132 Include a butterfly - Anything goes/add some flowers - 195 Super Scraps Saturday - #8 Use Yellow Designer Pattern Paper - Anything goes with a twist of spring - #5 Colorful Creations - Throw on the flowers challenge

Hope I was able to inspire you today and thanks for stopping by!

Your comments they really mean a lot!

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Paws ~ a ~ tively Adorable

Hello all of you wonderful paper artists!

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are those
who dwell in Your house presence; they will
be singing Your praises all the day long. Selah
[ pause, and calmly think of that]!
                                                            Psalm 84:4

Happy Thursday everyone! I have another card to share with you today. I know, isn't this crazy two cards in one week. LOL  I have to capture the moments when the creatively strikes as they say! 
This card was created using a digi stamp called Devotion by Lynne Stansbery at Sweet Pea Stamps... available here. I had purchased this stamp some time ago but never colored it because I was intimidated by it. Never would I have thought it would turn out as well as it did. I surprised myself! 
Card base 6" x 6"

Products Used:
Stamps: Digi image by Lynne Stanbery at Sweet Stamps and PSX Paw Print
Paper: Lavender, Lilac,  Stampin Up Espresso Cardstock, BoBunny Pattern Paper
Ink: Stampin Up Early Early Espresso, Copics - Dog E15,18, 19, 29, Dogs nose N7, 5, 3, 1, Dogs eyes E47, 44, 43, Skin E000, 01, 11, Cheeks R20, Lips R22, Hair E30, 31, 33, 35, 57, 79, Sweater V000, 01, 04, 06
Accessories: Metal Dog Tag, Teresa Collins Enamel Shapes, Cloud 9 Designs Expoxy Stickers, Ribbon, EK Success Paw Print Punch, Pop Dots

Challenges I am entering: - As You Like It Challenge - 'favourite alcohol markers or distress inks' - I love copics because of the color range and they blend so well together.  - #129 Birthday Sentiment or the # 5  challenge-5-anything-goes - anything-goes no-foolin - anything goes - the-offcial-100th-challenge - Spring is here challenge - anything-goes-challenge - anything-goes - Anything Goes and include a handmade bow - anything-goes - Anything Goes - Clean and Simple

Hope I was able to inspire you today and thanks for stopping by!

Your comments they really mean a lot!

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Nothing Is So Beautiful As Spring

Hello all of you wonderful paper artists!

Lord, our lives are moving at such speed
that we miss so much of each other,
Help us to slow down and and to see each other,
to really listen, and to care about what's going on,
no matter how small or inconsequential it may seem.

Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter, sure was a beautiful day for it!
I just purchased this lovely digi stamp a few days ago from Power Poppy and was anxious to create this card for spring and enter it in some challenges. 

Card base measures 6" x 6 3/4"

Supplies Used:
Stamps: Power Poppy - Dancing with Daffodils digi stamp
Paper: White, Shimmer White, Stampin Up Apricot Appeal cardstock
Ink: Stampin Up - Apricot Appeal and Melon Mambo reinkers, Wink of Stella - Clear, Copics - Daffodils and the worm YR30, 31, 20, 82, RV0000, 10, 13, 17, Leaves G000, 12, 14, 19, Small flowers BV000, 01, 02, 04
Accessories: Seam Binding, Pin, Beads, Pearl Pen Ice White, White Glittered Pearls, Marianne Designs - Petra Large Oval Set, Heartfelt Creations - Decorative Bloom Corner Die Small, Paula Kim Studio - Valentines Day digi paper, Pop Dots.

Challenges: - Spring Colours - Challenge #37 Flowers - G is for "Go 'Digital' - Challenge 81 use a die cut - Anything Goes - Anything Goes ... No Foolin' - #83 Diecut/Punch - Celebrate Time at IN THE PINK - Challenge #108 Spring Colors - The Official 100th Challenge - Week 305 Easter - Spring Is Here Challenge - Always Anything Goes -Pastel Colours - "Pop Of Pastel" Challenge 

Thanks for stopping by!