Saturday, December 16, 2017

Winter Fairy with Jessica Lynn Originals

Hello Crafty Friends,

Sharing a couple cards today with this super sweet limited edition digital stamp from
Jessica Lynn Original 

I colored both the fairies with copics and gel pen accents.

For the 1st card, I used a cloud stencil and distress inks, then I used a shimmer mist.
The sentiment is from RubberNecker Stamps.

For the 2nd card, I used a globe die from Impression Obsession and shimmer misted the paper globe.
The sentiment is from Lawn Fawn.

Thanks for stopping by, and be sure you pick up this digi at Jessica's store.


Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Happy National Hot Cocoa Day

To celebrate Hot Cocoa day, I colored up this cute image Banner Hot Chocolate from Jessica Lynn Originals

I colored the image with copics and gel pens.
I cut the image panel with a die from Studio Katia. 

Im posting this one for the Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop, I hope you will grab a image from Jessicas shop and hop along.


Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Coffee is a Hug in a Mug!

Hello Crafty friends,

Today, I have a card inspired by the Monthly Mood board challenge at Craftin Desert Divas

and it also goes along with the Winter Coffee Lover's Blog Hop. 

This is Java Fox Digital Stamp with the sentiment from \Panda Cup Digital stamp.
I used the Inside Scalloped Circle Die to make a glittery boarder and colored the fox with copics and gel pen accents.  Added some plaid paper and Berry Christmas Sequins.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you play along with this month's mood board challenge on the Facebook Gallery for Craftin Desert Divas.


Saturday, December 9, 2017

You Cant Buy Happiness

So happy it's time for the Winter Coffee Lover's Blog Hop. 

Jessica Lynn Originals is a sponser and there is a free Brentwood Owl digi stamp on her website.

She also has a few new coffee themed digis on the shop. Today I have a card with Banner Coffee Lovers digi stamp.

I printed the image and chose a couple mats.  I colored the images with copics and colored pencils.

Love how it turned out with the pink and brown. 

Hope you are playing along with the Hop!!!


Friday, December 8, 2017

Coffee is a hug in a Mug!

Hello Crafty Friends & Coffee Lovers!

So excited to  kick of the Winter coffee lovers blog hop with this cutie from
Craftin Desert Divas

I colored the digital stamp with copics and the sentiment is from another digital stamp
Panda Cup.  I colored the edges with distress ink.
the rectangle frame is from Fancy Frame Dies and the hearts are from the new 
Nested Heart Dies New Release.

Thanks for stopping by to check out the post and I hope to see your project in the Coffee Hop!


Baking Spirits Bright

Hello crafty friends,

Sharing another card with the new Valentine cookie Digi stamp set and Nested Heart Dies releasing today over at Craftin Desert Divas

I took my inspiration today from this months mood board on the facebook gallery.
I stayed with the tan, white, red color scheme.

I printed these digis and cut a panel, colored with colored pencils and copic border around the images.
I cut a red panel & a patterned paper frame from the same Fancy Frame Dies.
I cut some heart from the new Nested Heart Dies & added some sequins.
Sentiment is from a retired set Holly Day Punnies.

Hope you are enjoying the release.  


Thursday, December 7, 2017

Got Milk & Cookies

Hello Crafty Friends,

Hope you like this awesome new release at Craftin Desert Divas.

I have another project to share with you using the Digi stamp set Valentine Cookies and the new Nested Heart Dies.  ( I love this die set, I have made a bunch of hearts for my stash.)

I used the milk bottle from Milk and Cookie and added some cookies from Valentine Cookies. 
I colored the digis with copics and gel pen accents.
I used the bottom of the Flag banner dies to cut the design around the digi stamps.
The sentiment is from Holly Day Punnies clear stamp set.
I added some hearts and matching cookie & milk paper. 

Thanks for stopping by to check out the project.


Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Sweet Wishes

Welcome to the release for Craftin Desert Divas.

Today we are sharing the new Nested Hearts Dies and the Digi Stamp Set Valentine's Cookies.

I had so many ideas for these two....
Started off with an Acetate window card,

I die cut the large heart from the front of the card and from a white and dark pink paper.
I printed the cookies on colored paper and accented with gel pens.
I lined up the hearts on the inside and outside of the card and filled the inner heart with the cookies.
The sentiment is from Sweet Kisses Clear Stamp Set .
I attached the acetate on the inside front of the card.

Stay turned for more cuteness and Design Team inspiration..


Sunday, December 3, 2017

Cupcake Inspiration Challenge

Craftin Desert Divas is a sponsor for this weeks Cupcake Inspiration Challenge.

Colors are White, Pale Blue and Black.

I chose a couple digital stamps Chilly Time & Twiggs. Colored them up with copics and gel pens.
I cut the Window Frame Die from both the black base and a white panel and adhered them together.

I cut 2 snowy hills from the Fall Border Dies.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you make a project for this awesome inspiration Challenge.



Thursday, November 23, 2017

Miracles take Time/ Never too old to dream

It's release day for 2 new stamp sets at Jessica Lynn Originals

I have 2 projects for each of the new stamps.

Never too old to dream-

The first one is the lanterns used as a background and I accented them with Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pens.  
The second project uses 2 of the smaller stamps from the set and I colored them with the Sparkle pens and added some sequins and ribbon to make this bookmarker.

The second set Miracles take time -

For the first, I went traditional Cinderella and used those Sparkle pens again. 
The second card I cut the stamps out and colored with copics and then used more sparkle pens. 
I went Christmas theme with this one. Added some Christmas paper and a die from Sunny studio.

I hope you enjoy the open hop and Jessica has a special digi stamp available. 

Here is a link to Jessica's hop, Check out all the cute creations by the design team and link up if you like! 

Monday, November 20, 2017

What does the fox say? Congrats!

Hello crafty friends,

Today I'm sharing a special card I made for a friend who just opened up a Vegan Cafe here in Savannah called Fox & Fig. 

I used the digital stamp What does the fox say by Craftin Desert Divas .
Colored him with copics and accented with glossy accents.

I used lots of Craftin Desert divas Dies for this one...
Fancy Frames
Inside Scalloped Circle --I used the greens and turned the leaves into my Figs.
Sentiment is from Say it Big clear stamp set.
Sequins are from Beyond the Horizon

Thanks for stopping by to check out the project. 
Please join us on CDD facebook gallery for this months challenge


Friday, November 17, 2017

Chilly Time

Hello Crafty friends,

It's release day over at Craftin Desert Diva's!!!

So much cuteness packed into this release.

I have 2 more projects today with the new Digi Stamp Set Chilly Time and the new die
Scribble Snowflake.

For the card I used Inside Scalloped Circles for the sentiment.
The sentiment is from Chilly Clear Stamp Set.
Added some silver sequins from Peppermint Twist sequins and accented the snowflake die with sparkle pen.

For these bookmarkers, I used Banner Dies to cute the bookmarker and the bottom. I used Shimmer mist to sparkle them up and added some ribbon. 

Thanks for stopping by to check out my projects.
Cant want to see what you create with this new release.


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

You're so cool

Hello Crafty Friends,

Hope you are enjoying the teasers and projects for the upcoming release from Craftin Desert Divas

Today I am showing the new Scribble Snowflake Die and the Chilly Time Digi Stamp set.

I cut the images and colored with copics. I accented them with gel pen.
Next I die cut the circles with Stitched in Circle die and used some distress oxides to color them.
I used clear sparkle pen on the snowflake dies and the sentiment and snowflakes are from the Chilly clear stamp set

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy all the design team cuteness!!!!


Saturday, November 11, 2017

You Are My Happy Ending

Hello Crafty friends,

I went with a whimsical color scheme for this card, and did the couple up like portraits.

Enjoy the hop and watch for more goodies coming from Jessica Lynn Originals.

I cut out my images and did some distress ink backgrounds.  I distress inked the frames and used paper from Doodlebug Design Fairy Tales pad.
The banner is from Craftin Desert Divas and I had the puffy heart in my embelly stash.
Had to add some sequins because, well, sequins!!!
Here is Jessica's blog
and the rest of the design team, 
be sure to hop around and check out all the projects.

Our Design Team's Blogs

Friday, November 10, 2017

Sending Puppy Hugs

Hello crafty friends,

I am loving the new digi set @ Craftin Desert Divas ...Pet Shop Digi Stamp Set

So many cute images, but I thing this Bulldog is my favorite.

I took the color inspiration from this months mood board over on the CDD Facebook Gallery

I cut and colored the image with copics. 
I added some detail with gel pen and glossy accents.
I cut the circle from Stitched in circle dies and the frame from 

I put them on a cream card base and the sentiment is from tissue time clear stamp set . 
**both clear stamp sets are in the retiring section**

Thanks for stopping by to check out my project.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Pet Shop Box Card

Hello Crafty Friends,

Sharing a box card today with the new Pet Shop Digital Stamp Set.

So many adorable images. 

I started with some Kraft paper and used the Box Card Dies

I cut and colored the images with copics and added lots of glossy accent to eyes, letters and windows.
I used a glitter pen on the works before the glossy accents.

I used a sentiment from Animal Antics Clear stamp set

I added some sequins on the side flaps from Polar Frost and Glittering Gemstones.

I added the Pet shop itself to the from flap and it hangs down nicely to make the from of the box.

Thanks for stopping by to check out my project.

I hope you will join us on the CDD Gallery for this months mood board, monthly challenge.


Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thanks Foxy

Hello Crafty friends,

Sharing a digi stamp card today featuring Fox Coffee Cup designed by our own design team member Anna over at Craftin Desert Divas.
This one is inspired by our mood boards over at the Craftin Desert Divas Facebook Gallery.

 I colored the digi with copics and used the Fancy Frame dies and Greeting word dies
Added some sequins from Berry Christmas.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you join us for the CDD monthly challenge on Facebook.


Monday, October 23, 2017

Santa Paws Kitty

Hello Kitty Lovers,

I have a new digi from Jessica Lynn Originals, Merry Christmas Cat.  This is a limited edition cutie.

I printed it and colored with copics.  I colored the frame with distress ink.
I accented the white fur with Sprarkle Pen and the eyes, nose, & lights with glossy accents.
I placed the panel on a kraft paper card base.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Christmas Cheer

Hello crafty friends,
Hope everyone is excited for the Mini Release at Craftin Desert Divas

I have a card with one of the new Digi's Round Penguin.

I started with the Snowflake Flurries stencil and used shaded lilac & seedless preserves distress inks.
I cute and colored the digi, accented him with glossy accents and glitter pen.
I cut green and white Inside Scalloped Circle Die.
Sentiment is from the Santa's Helpers clear stamp set

Thanks for stopping by to check out the project.


Thursday, October 19, 2017

Scallop Circle card

Hello Crafty Friends,

Sharing another card today using the Gingerbread Lane Digi Stamp Set
from the new release at Craftin Desert Divas

This is a quick and simple card.
I colored the digi with copics, and gel pen accents.
I used Stitched in Circle Dies.  I cut 2 larger bases and taped them together to make the card -  then added the smaller circle.
Sentiment is from Chilly Clear Stamp Set
and I added Shimmer Sequins.

Thanks for stopping by to check out the project.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Sweet Wishes

Hello Crafty Friends,

Hope you are enjoy the release at Craftin Desert Divas.

I love the new Snowflake Flurries Stencil, and I have another example today.
I used versamark and a pearl embossing powder.   The digi is from the new Gingerbread Lane set and I stuck with the pink theme and jazzed the house us with glossy accents and lots of Stickles!!!!
It is so fun and glittery in person.
The frame is from the Fancy Frame Dies and the sentiment is from Sweet Kisses clear stamp set.

Hope you enjoy the release and cant wait to see what everyone makes with all the new goodies.


Saturday, October 14, 2017

Warmest Wishes

Hello Crafty friends, 
I hope you are enjoying the October release over at Craftin Desert Divas.

Sharing my next card for the release. 
Again featuring the snowflake stencil and Gingerbread lane digital stamps.

My base if from the Picture Frame die set.
I used the blue embossing paste which gives it the sparkly 3D look.  The snowmen are copic colored and accented with gel pens.
Sentiment is from Chilly clear stamp set.  I used a 5x7 shiny silver card and popped the snowmen up with foam squares.

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy all the design team projects to get you motivated to GET CRAFTY!