Wednesday, September 30, 2020

You Little Rebel

I combined an adorable Brutus Monroe image with a partial sentiment from Riley & Company.

Brutus Monroe Mice Day, Riley and Company Funny Bones Do Not Read sentiment, Pink & Main Stitched Stars

Simon Says (Wednesday): Animal Antics

Simon Says Stamp IG Challenge: Stamp on It

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Make a Wish

Of course,

 I'm cutting out more stars. ;)

Altenew Holiday Flower sentiment, Pink & Main Stitched stars, striped washi, Tonic Studios Burnished Rose cardstock

I could do it all day, MAN I love this Burnished Rose paper~swoon!

It compliments this striped paper I've had for awhile (My Mind's Eye Fancy That).

Thanks for stopping by to see me!


Monday, September 28, 2020

Simple Things

Reverse Confetti Multi Layered Cacti, My Favorite Things Cross Stitch Oval/Stitched Squares dies, Papertrey Ink Geode Layers die

I LOVE cake photos!

There are some AMAZING cakes out there to see, and this is a gorgeous one to draw inspiration from:

Simon Says Stamp IG Challenge: Stamp on It


My Monday is really feeling like a Monday and it's only daylight;

this may be a high grass day.

God impressed upon me an analogy/metaphor (depending on how I explain it)

 that I refer to now and again.

You still have to mow the grass...but some days the grass is higher.

It may be higher only in some spots, or throughout the entire day.

Either way, keep on mowing the grass.

High grass just takes a little more strength and endurance.

Thanks for stopping by, my friends~

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Thankful for You


I created with a color challenge and photo challenge in mind today~

Brutus Monroe April Stencil of the Month/Current Stamp of the Month/Cardstock (Terra Cotta, Sea), Pink & Main Slimline dies/Beautiful Slimline/Stitched Stars

Yay stars!!!

Simon Says Stamp IG Challenge: Stamp on It

Thank you for stopping by today~

Never Met

I'm about all the pumpkins in every color~

 The Ton Stamps Ella Pumpkins, Riley and Company I Never Met a Pumpkin sentiment, Avery Elle Double Pierced Rectangle dies, Brutus Monroe Plaid Card Panel, My Favorite Things Horizontal Strip die

Simon Says Stamp IG Challenge: Stamp on It

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Peace, Love and Joy

Oh, the mirror cardstock HAS me, I know. ;)

Tonic Studios Cardstock (Burnished Rose, Rustic Dust, Seafoam Green), Pink & Main Slimline dies, Altenew Holiday Flower sentiment, Erin Lee Creative Triangle Collage die, Stamplorations Seriously die, Darice large snowflake, Papertrey Ink Winter Penguin snowflake, Technique Tuesday Snowflake die


This photo challenge had me so excited, because I had just received my order that had Tonic Studios BURNISHED ROSE and Rustic Dust.

I also used some Seafoam Green to partially mimic the colors of the photo.

I literally created both cards at the same time~it takes the pressure off one card.

I find if I'm assembling more than one card, I'm not overthinking and it feels more organic.

Maybe it's because I have multiple children I had to raise at the same time...HA!

I don't know, but it works for me.

Thank you for stopping in to see me today~

Saturday, September 26, 2020

It's a Bad Idea

Saw this sentiment and loved it.

It's been awhile since I've used unmounted stamps.

Katzelkraft Relax sentiment, Papertrey Ink Brushed Off Square die, Brutus Monroe Aqua Pigments/Cardstock (Harvest, Mustard Seed, Slate), Lifestyle Crafts Maple die

I created this Aqua Pigment panel at the Brutus Monroe store (rescheduled craft day) , how fun is that?


I've never used aqua pigments collaged on a panel before.

 I'm glad I went;

I had fun getting messy and it was a good time. ;)

All Sorts Challenge #591: Autumn Colours

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Autumn Patterns

When I received my Pink and Main order, I noticed these cool corner dies in the Beautiful Slim Line die set.

I messed around with them and this is what came about~

Pink and Main Beautiful Slim Line Dies, Sassy and Crafty You Are, Darice snowflake die


I went clean and layered for the following challenge~ mimicking the mix and match of colors with similar shapes:

I always appreciate your visits, thanks for stopping by today!

Thankful, Blessed

It's pom making time again!

I can finally pom without yarn sticking to my fingers~

the heat, ya'll,

it was real this summer!

Reverse Confetti Pierced Round Top Layers die/Background Builder stamps, Papertrey Ink Forest Floor Autumn/Stylized Autumn, We R Memory Keepers Euro Hook Punch, Striped washi, My Favorite Things Stitched Square dies


Simon Says (Wednesday): Animal Antics

Simon Says Stamp IG Challenge: Stamp on It

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Let's Party


Aw... look at this cutie I've added to my collection of animals~

Sassy and Crafty Ready Raccoon, Pretty Pink Posh Mini Storybook 1 dies

Simon Says Stamp IG Challenge: Stamp on It

Simon Says (Wednesday): Animal Antics

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020


Yes, another shiny snowflake!

Pink and Main Stitched Stars/Main Stitched Slimline dies, striped washi, Brutus Monroe cardstock (Sea, Marsala,Wagon), Darice snowflake die, Letter stickers

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Treat Yo Self

I have a confession.

I'm addicted to Mirror Card stock now.

I could cut a slab of it, stick it on a card, and send it with nothing else.

You'd be hooked too!


But, I went with snowflakes and I've been cutting shiny snowflakes for DAYZZZZ.

Essentials by Ellen Treat Yo Self die *retired, Papertrey Ink Winter Penguin small snowflake die, Darice Large Snowflake die, My Favorite Things Horizontal Strips die *retired, Pink and Main Stitched Slimline die (thin strip), Tonic Studios Iridescent Mirror Card Stock Purple Rain/Glossy Black

Simon Says challenge this week gives me an opportunity to go nuts with dies and share my work. ;)

Thank you for visiting me!

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Inkspirational DT Day

It's time for another INkspirational challenge!

 Erin Lee Creative Peace, Love & Happiness sentiment, Papertrey Ink Stylized Autumn (retired), My Favorite Things Stitched Squares

This time around the theme is :

After you've viewed my card, you'll probably have this song in your head for at least two days...

sorry, not sorry. ;)

My daughter loves the Beatles, so I'm quite familiar with this lovely tune~

My talented teammates have created something wonderful, please be sure to visit them at the challenge blog!

Please join us with your unique creation~

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Awesome Winter

 Papertrey Ink Winter Penquin dies, My Favorite Things Stitched Squares, Tonic Studios Glossy Black Cardstock, Striped Washi, Verve (out of business) Awesome die

Thank you for your visit today friend~

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Quiet Place


Many of my friends are posting pics of local parks, waterfalls, trails and the like.

The refuge of 2020 is a magical destination within a stones throw.

My Favorite Things Rainbow Whimsy die, Technique Tuesday Bubbles on the Border, Picket Fence Studios You or Wifi sentiment

Allsorts Challenge Week #584: 'I Love'

(bubble/circle embellishments, retro colors, quiet places)

Nice to see you today~

Monday, September 14, 2020

Fields of Joy

Hero Arts Tulip Field, My Favorite Things Wonky Stitched Circles, Avery Elle Double Pierced Rectangles

I know you're probably wondering why I chose this card to enter for the "Adventurous" theme. :)

Well, when my family visited the Netherlands many years ago, it was a HUGE adventure.

I had littles, and planning a whole weekend which included several tourist attractions and living arrangements was daunting, to say the least.

 We had to rent a house because a family of five doesn't easily find a hotel room in Europe, just sayin'!

We had the best photos and memories from that trip.

 I had to snatch this Hero Arts set when I saw the gorgeous tulip fields and windmill!

Simon Says Stamp IG Challenge: Stamp on It

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Be Strong


Stamplorations Be Strong Typographia, The Ton Power Pump, Avery Elle Double Stitched Rectangle

I used a tilted frame for :

Simon Says (Monday): Frame It

Simon Says Stamp IG Challenge: Stamp on It

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Saturday, September 12, 2020

Worth Loving


The Ton Ella Pumpkins/Glass Slipper sequins, Sassy & Crafty You Are

I stacked some pumpkins to mimic the following inspiration photo:

Thank you for stopping by today ;)

You Are


Sunny Studio Stamps Pretty Pumpkins, Sassy & Crafty You Are, Pretty Pink Posh Stitched Hexagons, Striped Washi

I love the following challenge photo~

I pulled yellow, green, and brown from the photo and of course, the stripes!

Simon Says Stamp IG Challenge: Stamp on It

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020



A little sassy number for today...

Reverse Confetti Multi-step Cacti/Background Builder, Essentials by Ellen Voices in My Head 2

Simon Says (Wednesday): Humorous/Fun

Simon Says Stamp IG Challenge: Stamp on It

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Monday, September 7, 2020

Color Challenge Field

I was intimidated to use this layered stamp...just because.

Hero Arts Tulip Field, Rina K Designs Neon Purple & Blue, Altenew Greens, My Favorite Things Cross Stitched Ovals, Avery Elle Double Stitched Rectangles, Reverse Confetti This & That Paper Pad

I dove in with these colors:


Thanks for visiting me! ;)

Sunday, September 6, 2020

Winter Ya'll


I've grown to love orange.

It's my husband's favorite color. ;)

Picket Fence Studios A Gnome Winter, Technique Tuesday snowflake dies, My Favorite Things Lip Balm frame die,Reverse Confetti Patterned Paper (Abundant Autumn/This & That)

Simon Says (Wednesday): Stamp It In STAMPtember

Simon Says Stamp IG Challenge: Stamp on It

Have a good one!

Saturday, September 5, 2020


Hampton Art Rongron Squad Goals, Picket Fence Studios Exhale Worry sentiment, striped washi, Avery Elle Wonky Stitches

Simon Says Stamp IG Challenge: Stamp on It

Love the black and yellow graphics in this photo:

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INkspirational DT Photo Challenge

It's time for a new challenge at INkspirational!

My Favorite Things Slimline Starter die/Color Drop die, Papertrey Ink Vintage Ornaments II/ In the Meadow snowflake dies, Tonic Marina Mist Mirror Cardstock

Check out this fun photo prompt:

The blue balloons had me go in the direction of a raindrop/snowflake mix of blessings.

The mirror cardstock represents the blue (when light doesn't hit) and all the beautiful colors of the streamer when light gets involved.

I can't stop touching this paper! It's amazing. ;)

Please head to the challenge blog to see what my talented teammates have come up with and join us with your unique creation!