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!

Tuesday, October 10, 2017


Hello crafty friends,

Today I am sharing the new Harvest Bird from the October Release over at Craftin Desert Divas

This one is inspired by the mood board for this month's social media challenge on the CDD Gallery over at the facebook page.

I started with Fancy Frame die for the plaid panel and used Inside Scalloped Circle die to cut the image and then cut the outer frame from glitter paper. 
The image is colored with copics.
Sentiment is from Say it Big clear stamp set.
I added sequins from Beyond The Horizon just to give another purple pop.

Hope you are enjoying the new release peeks and thanks for stopping by.


Monday, October 9, 2017

Candy Cane Wishes

Hello Crafty Friends,

1st day of reveals over at Craftin Desert Divas
I love the new snowflake stencil and the new Digi set Gingerbread Lane has so many cute images.

Here is my take on them.

I made the card base and stenciled with some embossing paste ( wonderful sparkly 3D effect)
The digital images are colored with copics and added some gel pen details.I used the 
Garden Border Die for the snowy ground. 
The sentiment is from Sweet Season clear stamp set.

I added a couple snowflakes and sequins to the tree.  

Thanks for stopping by and stay tuned as the design teams bring you cuteness and inspiration for the October Release.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Happy Fall Y'all Pumpkins

Hello crafty friends,

Fall is here and I grabbed up the freebie Pumpkin Patch from Craftin Desert Divas the other day.
The color pallet was inspired by the CDD Monthly mood board over on the facebook gallery.

I used the fence and grass dies from the Outdoor Landscape 2 die set and did a distress ink background on the panel from Fancy Frame Die Set.
I colored the pumpkins with copics and added sequins at the top from 2 sets.
Sentiment is from another digital stamp, Happy Fall

Thanks for stopping by to check out my project.
I hope you will join us for the monthly challenge on the facebook gallery.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Happy Halloween Witch

Hello crafty friends,

I am still just loving the new digi sets & border dies released this month over at Craftin Desert Divas.

For this card, I used the witch from Happy Haunting and the border die from Harvest Border Dies

Both the banners and the oval are from the Banner Dies Set .

The background is some distress oxides with copic white splatters and some Nuvo drops.

Sentiment is from Sugar Skull Amor clear stamp set.

Thanks for stopping by to check out my project.
I hope you will join us for the monthly challenge over at the CDD facebook gallery, still have a couple days left to join in this month.


Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Cruising by to say BOO!

Hello Crafty friends,

Sharing one of the new digi stamps from the Craftin Desert Divas September release.

This is from the Happy Haunting Digi Stamp Set

I colored the witch with colored pencils.
I used a black card base and added some distress oxides. Then I splattered Copic White and added some  Fairy Dust sequins.

The banner is from Flag Banner Dies and the sentiment is from Cruising By digital stamp & I altered the "Hi" with "Boo" from the Happy Haunting digi set.

Thank you for stopping  by and hope to see you in the CDD facebook Gallery.


This is from the Happy Haunting Digi Stamp Set

Friday, September 22, 2017

Cutest Pumkin Ever

Hello crafty frineds,
I have another card for you today inspired by the social media challenge on the facebook gallery for Craftin Desert Divas

This is the digital stamp Cutest Pumpkin Digital Stamp
I colored him with copics and accented with gel pens.

I used a couple dies to create this little box card scene.
Box Card Die ( my new favorite die)
& a couple of border dies from the new Harvest Border Die Set

Thanks for stopping by to check out the project and I hope to see you on the Craftin Desert Divas Gallery on Facebook posting cute projects!!!


Thursday, September 21, 2017

Pumpkin spice latte

Coffee lovers, I hope you are enjoying the Fall Coffee Lovers blog hop.

I have one more card to add - I was inspired to make this one into a set of blank note cards to add to my Amazon Handmade store.  I love how they turned out.
This is a stamp set by Impression Obsession and colored with copics.

Thanks for stopping by to check out the cards.


Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Haunted House

Hello Crafty Friends,
Today I am sharing some of new digital stamps from Craftin Desert Divas

Instead of the traditional Haunted house colors, I was inspired to play along with this months monthly mood board challenge over at the facebook gallery.

I have a bunch of images from ghostly greetings digital stamps set and 

I made the scene in pic monkey and colored with copics.
I added some sequins from both fall harvest & trick or treat.
The frame is from Fancy Frame Die Set

Thanks for stopping by to check out my project, I hope you will join us for the monthly social media challenge.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

More Coffee Owls

OK I love the freebie image for the Fall Coffee Lover's hop from Craftin Desert Divas so much, I had to color up a snow owl version, with colors inspired by our monthly mood board challenge.

I used a couple dies from CDD too
Banner Dies & Stitched in Circle Die.

The owl is colored with copics and accented with glossy accent and gel pen.

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the HOP!!


Saturday, September 16, 2017

Coffee to Focus!

Hello Coffee Lovers!

I hope everyone is enjoying the Fall Coffee Lover's Blog hop!!

I have a card for Jessica Lynn Originals.  I have featured the new freebie for the blog hop.

I colored Brentwood with copics and accented with crystal accents.
The frame is My Favorite Things and the Banner is Craftin Desert Divas.
Added some Nuvo drops for good measure.

Hope you join in the coffee hop.


Friday, September 15, 2017

Happy Fall Y'all

Fall coffee lover's blog hop is here!!!!

Colored up this little cutie as a shape card for Craftin Desert Divas

I used my scan and cut with a border to cut out the image and then cut the outline again and glued the top together.  Instant shape card.

Colored with copics and accented with glossy accents

I hope you join in the fun for the coffee lovers hop....lots of great prizes.


Saturday, September 9, 2017

Happy Halloween Box

Hope you are having fun with the new Craftin Desert Divas release.

I have one last project to share with you.
I used some of the new Harvest Border Dies, Fall Border dies and a digi from the new Ghostly Greetings Digi stamp set.
used the fence from the outdoor landscape 2 dies 
sentiment is from sugar skull amor stamp set.

Thanks for stopping by to check out my project. 

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Plaid Halloween

Hello crafty friends, hope you are enjoying the release projects @ Crafting Desert Divas!    Today we are showcasing Fall Border Dies.  I have used the pumpkins again from Harvest Border Dies & a couple digits from Ghostly greetings.

Thanks for stopping by - watch for more release projects from the design team.


Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Halloween cards with Craftin Desert Divas

Hello Crafty friends,

Welcome to the new release for Craftin Desert Divas!!
Hope you are enjoying the cuteness.

I am loving these new border dies - you can do so much with them.
This is 1 of the 3 new Harvest Border Dies.
Also used some of the new Digital stamps from 2 new sets
 Ghostly Greetings & Happy Haunting 
I did some distress oxide ink for the background and copic coloring for the digis.
I used fancy frame die for the panel.

Here is a 2nd peek at the Harvest Border DIes
I used the Lantern Die and digital stamp from Ghostly Greeting set. I colored everything with copics and added

Thanks for stopping by to check out my projects and stay tuned as the rest of the design team brings you peeks and inspiration all week.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Feel Better

Hello crafty friends,
Here today with a Feel Better post for Craftin Desert Divas

This is the Raccoon Note Digital Stamp.
I used copics on him and distress ink for background.
The fence is Build a Scene Die
Added some Nuvo drops for a little 3d sparkle.
Sentiment is from Tissue Time a clear stamp set in the retiring section.
Scalloped frame is from Fancy Frame dies.
I added a little glossy accents to his eyes and nose.

Thanks for stopping by to check out my project.
I hope you will join us over at the CDD facebook gallery to the monthly challenge.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Have a Sweet Day!

Hello crafty friends,
I have two cards today to share for Craftin Desert Divas.

I made 2 cards, the same, with different colors.
This is one of the digital stamps Shop Cutie sundae.

I colored with copics & added glossy accents.
I cut the circles from Stitched in circle dies
& the banner from Flag Banner Dies with a sentiment from Sweet Shop clear stamp set.

Thanks for stopping by, please join us at CDD facebook gallery for the social media challenge. We love to see your awesome projects!


Saturday, August 19, 2017

Wishing You a Day That Sparkles!

Hello Crafty friends,

Today I have a cute and cuddly digi stamp mouse to share for Crafting Desert Divas
He is full of sparkle.

I used the Sparkler Mouse digi stamp.
He is copic colored & accented with a black gel pen.
I used Stiches in circle dies & both stars from Treat bag die.
The banner is Flag Banner Die.
Sentiment is from Magical wishes clear stamp set!

Thanks for stopping by. I hope you will join us for the social media challenge over in the CDD facebook gallery.


Monday, August 14, 2017

Life's a Beach, Ride the Waves

Hello crafty friends,

Today I have another beach card, inspired by this months mood board challenge over at

Craftin Desert Divas.

This is Floatie Girl Digital stamp  sand castle, bucket and shovel are from Sand Castle Girl
Digital Stamp set.
the sand is cut from the Ocean border dies - I used a pearl embossing powder to make the foamy surf & added some very light distress ink to the background using a stencil I made of the ocean waves.
The shell is from the Island Dies.
Added some shimmer  sequins and sentiments from a retired set Summer Lovin.

Thanks for stopping by to check out my card, I hope you will join us for the CDD monthly challenge over on the CDD facebook gallery.


Saturday, August 12, 2017

Over The Moon Birthday

Hello crafty friends,
I hope everyone is enjoying all the awesome projects from the Crafting Desert Divas
August Release.

I used the Digital stamp set Space Cadet to make both a boy and a girl birthday card.

I used the Fancy Frame Dies for the panel and colored with copics.
Glossy accents were added to the helmets and I used Glimmering Gemstone sequins.

Thanks for stopping by to check out my projects, cant wait to see what everyone creates with their new CDD Goodies.


Friday, August 11, 2017

Mission Control

Hello Crafty friends,

I hope everyone is enjoying the Craftin Desert Divas Release.

I was in the hospital for my cardiac ablation and went release shopping as soon as I was awake.  My family could not believe I was shopping.  They just don't understand the cuteness of a new release.

Today I am showcasing the Box card Die Set and Space Cadet Digital Stamp Set

I printed and colored a bunch of the digital stamps and used glossy accents on the helmets.
The paper is from a 12 x12 pad  I used the Garden Border Dies to make my landscape.
Flag Banner Die and Starstruck sequins

This box card die set is so fun & easy to create with.
Thanks for stopping by to see my project.