Tuesday, December 18, 2012

ABC Weekly Challenge

ABC Challenges
Please join us this week.
Dec. 17th - 23rd
"Holiday Cards With Paper Piercing"
Link up HERE
Here is my card for this week -
I used a Stampendous background stamp, stamped with black Versa Fine ink, Bazzill cardstock, I did some piercing on the red cardstock with Stampin' Ups piercing template, ribbon and bling from my stash. 

Monday, December 10, 2012

ABC Let it Snow Challenge

This Weeks Challenge is easy peasy.
"Let it Snow"
Just use a Snowflake, Snowman or some Snow
Dec. 10th - 16th
Link Up HERE
Materials Used -
Sentiment stamp is from The Angel Company (No longer in business), Bazzill cardstock, snowflake Martha Stewart punch, and Recollections Rhinestones.
Challenges Entered -
Anything Goes
Christmas Shopping
Snow Flakes

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

You Make My Heart Happy......

Materials Used -
The sentiment is from Hero Arts (Anytime Messages), Bazzill cardstock, Amuse Heart dies, Cuttlebug embossing folder, Lacey Scallop border die from Memory Box, ribbon from stash and Versa Fine ink.
Challenges Entered
Challenge #270
Seasons Greetings
Anything Goes

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Kool Kitty.....

Materials Used -
Stamp and sentiment is by Kraftin' Kimmie (Kool Kitty), Bazzill cardstock, pattern paper by Recollections (Holiday Wishes 6X6 Pad), Martha Stewart snowflake punch, Versa fine Ink, clear embossing powder, ribbon from stash, G-Studio gems and Copic Markers.
Challenges Entered -
#157 "Baby It's Cold Outside"
RCC#75 "Holiday Spirit"
#131 "Non Traditional X-Mas Colors
Anything Goes
Anything Goes
Anything Goes

On My List....

Materials Used -
Digi Images and sentiments are from Tiddly Inks (Checkin My List Twice), Marvy snow marker, Bazzill cardstock, pattern paper from My Minds Eye, Amuse Ink (Ocean), pearls from Recollections, glitter from Recollections and Copic Markers.
Challenges Entered -
#99 "Make It Like Larlena"
#131 Non Traditional Christmas Colors
Make It Girly
Anything Goes
Anything Goes
Anything Goes

Nine Months.....

Materials Used -
Digi Stamp is from Bugaboo, Bazzill cardstock, pattern paper Echo Park (Dots and Stripes), buttons from stash and Copic Markers.
Challenges Entered -
Sketch #125
Anything Goes
Anything Goes

Monday, December 3, 2012


Gift Card Holder

Materials Used -
Penguin by High Hopes (Package Packin' Penguin K-035), sentiments from Heidi Grace, Bazzill cardstock, Versa Fine Ink, Stampendous clear embossing powder, Recollections Snow glitter for his hat and Copic Markers.
Challenges Entered -
"Gift Box/Bag or Gift Card Holder"
Anything Goes

ABC Challenges

Time for a new weekly Challenge
"Holiday Cards With Bling"
Dec. 3rd - Dec. 9th
What a really great turn out last week,
so many Beautiful Cards.

Pleas Link Up HERE

Materials Used -
Ornament stamps from Heart Felt Creations, Spellbinders Ornament and Holly dies, Silver Heat embossing powder from Stampendous, Bazzill cardstock, Silver cardstock, Striped Embossing Folder and Ribbon from my stash.

Challenges Entered -

Great Impressions Stamps
Anything Goes

Simon Says
Anything Goes

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Stamp N Doodle Challenges

Come and Join Us for This Weeks Challenge
"Fancy Folds"
Show us some different ways you fold cards.
Nov. 28th - Dec 5th
Please Link Up HERE
My image is from Stamp N Doodle (Polar Friends), I used Bazzill Cardstock, Recollections DP (Sugar Plums Paper Stack), EK Sucess snowflake punch, Bling from stash and sentiment is from Ikadinkado,

Monday, November 26, 2012

ABC Challenges

Please come and join us for another fun week.
Our theme this week is "Anything Goes"
Just link up HERE
Nov. 26th  - Dec. 1st
These 2 cards are my first things I made I my Silhouette Cameo. I just got it and
was so excited to get a chance to use it and took this
opportunity to share my new creations. I really like how
this machine cuts and was very impressed.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Wednesday's ABC Challenge

Join us for our weekly challenge.
This week it is a color challenge.
Check out the picture below and
don't forget to link up HERE

Hey I almost forgot I made this card just this past week at my stamp club I am in. We each had to bring a shoe box project and this was one of them. I know we used all Stamping up materials for this one. I can not tell you much more than that. I just thought it was a pretty card and a what perfect timing to share this one.
Be sure to check out the other DT cards and leave them some happy thoughts!!!

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Autumn Splendor.....

Materials Used -
All the stamps I used are from A Muse Studio (Script BG and Autumn Leaves). A Muse Card stock, A Muse inks and the brads are from my stash.
Challenges Entered -
PSC55 Fall/Thanksgiving
Earth Tones

Monday, November 12, 2012

Sketch Time

ABC Cchallenges
(All Beautiful Cards)
This week we have a Sketch for you.
Nov. 12th - 18th
Below you will find the sketch.
Jusk click HERE to link up.
Here's my card for this week -
Materials used -
My image is from Inkadinkado, I also used the flourish BG stamp from Impression-Obsession, Bazill cardstock, turquoise Viva Pearl Pen, EK Success corner punch and Amuse Inks.
Entered In -
"Something with Wings and Glitter"

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Fluttering By To Say Hi

Materials Used -
Image and sentiment by Tiddly Inks Digi's, Bazzill cardstock, DP from saved up scraps, Tulip glitter for her wings, Sakura glitter pen for the stars, pink bling and pearls from Recollections and she is colored in with Copic Markers.
Challenges Entered -
"Make It Like Lou"
"Fairies and Angels"
CAS - Make A Wish- Bone

Monday, November 5, 2012

Circles, Circles, Circles....

Materials used -
Image from Sassy Cheryl's (Flat Bottom Snowman), Spellbinders Dies, scalloped circles and circles, Ranger Stickles, and colored in with Copic Markers.
Challenges Entered -
Nothing Squa#139 - "Nothing Square About This"
"Get In Shape!!!"

Fairy Faye

Materials Used -
Image by Elisabeth Bell (Fairy Faye), Bazzill cardstock, DP My Minds Eye (Reunion Paper Stack), for my sky I used Ause ink (Sky), colored in with Copic Markers.
Challenges Entered -
Sketch #73
Autumn/Fall Colors
"Things That Fly"

Tic Tac Toe Challenge

ABC Challenges

(All Beautiful Cards)

 Nov. 5th - 11th
 Just use any 3 things in a row from the picture below.
 Then link up Here
 Be sure to check out the other DT cards too.
This is what I used : Ribbon, Punch and Green Cardstock.
Materials used -
Image and sentiment by: Gina K Designs, Bazzill cardstock, TimHoltz Distressed inks,
Spellbinders circle dies, Memento Brown ink, ribbon and brad from stash.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Hello Pumpkin

Materials Used -
Image is a Digi from All That Scraps, Sentiment made by me, Cuttlebug Corner Die, Spellbinders Dies, rectangles and scalloped rectangles, Bazzill Cardstock, DP My Minds Eye (All Spice), pearls from stash and colored with Copic Markers.
Challenges Entered -
"Anything Goes"
"Challenge #126 Pumpkins"

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Stamp N Doodle

Yes it's that time again.
Our weekly challenge: Oct. 31st - Nov. 6
Get creative just "Add Material"
To link up just click HERE

Materials Used -
Very Very Simple Card, My image is from Stamp N Doodle Store, (Forever Young),
Bazzill cardstock, pattern paper from The Paper Patch, felt, raffia, button from stash, Verve banner die, spellbinder die (reverse wonky rectangles), colored in with Copic Markers.

Challenges Entered -

"Sketch #170"

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Trick or Treat

Materials Used  -
I got the image from a New Stamp Company "Fresh Squeezed Stamps" (Free Digi), cardstock from Bazzill, pattern paper from Doodle Bug (Haunted Manor), orange Amuse Ribbon, Tim Holtz distressed Inks (Rusty Hinge) button and raffia from stash.

Challenges Entered -

SAP1 - Halloween

Monday, October 29, 2012

Find Joy Everyday

Materials Used -
Elisabeth Bell Image, Hero Arts sentiment, pattern paper by DCWV (Winter Magic), Bazzill cardstock, Martha Stewart border punch, snowflake, ribbon and button from stash, colored in with Copic Markers.

Challenges Entered -

"Buttons & Bows"

"National Popcorn Popping Month"

ABC Weekly Challenges

Come and join us this week at

This week Oct. 29th - Nov. 4th
It is:
Halloween In a Hurry
Fast Fall Cards

Link up HERE

Materials Used -
It was a very simple card, my image is from Stampendous, colored in with Copic Markers, Bazzill cardstock and pattern paper from Doodle Bug (Haunted Manor Stack), Amuse Bat dies.

Challenges Entered -

"Trick or Treat"

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Don't Drink and Fly.....

Join us for our New Weekly Stamp N Doodle Challenge.
Oct. 24th - 30th

Our Challenge this week is:
"Ribbon & Twine"

So come and link up HERE

Materials Used -
Image is from Stamp N Doodle, Don't Drink & Fly, I used glossy accents on the black, Spellbinders dies, square and Labels 16, black bling and ribbon from stash, Bazzill cardstock and DP from Doodlebug (Haunted Manor Paper Pack).

Monday, October 22, 2012

"New" ABC Challanges

Come checkout a NEW challenge at
(All Beautiful Cards)

The very first challenge is perfect for the new challenge blog.
"New To You"
Use anything New to You, make sure to let us know.
This is a "Cards" only challenge.

Come and join us and link up HERE

This is my "New To Me" card, this is an old technique but new to me, crayon/wax resist. The white parts of the card I colored in with a white crayon to resist the distress inks I used to color my card.
The cardstock is from Bazzill, Tim Holtz distress inks, white crayon
and my organza ribbon is from my stash.
This was a fun and simple card, I will have to try it again soon.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

So Many Flakes......

Materials Used -
Image is by High Hopes (Joey), I also used a sketch from Twisted Tuesday Challenge, cardstock from Bazzill, pattern paper from DCWV (Winter Magic 12X12 Stack), stickles (Frosted Lace), snowflakes, buttons, twine from my stash and image is colored in with Copics Markers.

Challenges entered:

"Blue, Black & White"

"Getting Misty Over Our Sketch"

"Bingo Time"
(Punch, DP, Inks)

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Stamp N Doodle Wednesday Challenge

Hop on over and link up Here to this weeks challenge Oct 17th - 23rd

This weeks challenge is "Anything Goes"
We are highlighting "Lauren Curtis"

Materials Used -
Image from Stamp N Doodle , (Sleeping Puppies) by Lauren Curtis, sentiment from My Favorite Things, Bazzill Cardstock, white satin ribbon from Stampin' Up, spellbinders dies, Memento black ink and brad from my stash.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Happy Birthday

Materials Used-
My image is from High Hopes Stamps, Stampin Up sentiment, DP from Recollections
(6x6 Bright & Basic Pad), flowers, brads and buttons from stash and image colored with Copic Markers.

Challenges Entered-

#152 "A Sketch"

Thursday, October 11, 2012

It's Monochromatic Thusday

Over at My Heart To Pieces Digital Challenge Blog. Please come and join us and link up.
 Please also have a look around at My Heart To Pieces Digi store.

I chose to use Noyontara (after bath).

Stamp N Doodle Challenge

Wednesday, October 10th - 16th  - "Wet Embossing"
Just make a card or any type of project.
Then just hop on over to our blog HERE and link up.

Here is my card for this week:

Materials used -
Stamp N Doodle image Polar Friends (Lauren Curtis), sentiment (Heidi Grace), Bazzill cardstock, white embossing powder (stampendous) and a few Copic Markers to highlight image.

Challenges Entered:

Paper A La Mode - "Thinking of You"

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Stamp N Doodle Challenge: Wet Embossing

Stamp N Doodle Challenge "Wet Embossing".
Just make a card or any type of project.
Join in the fun and win one of  our Stamp N Doodle Digi's.

This week I chose to use Polar Friends from digi artist Lauren Curtis, Bazzill Cardstock (Red and White), embossed white snowflakes, embossing powder from Stampendous, snowflake stamp by PSX, then I layered my image and popped it up, I embossed my sentiment (Heidi Grace) layered it on white and walla this is what I cam up with.

Challenges entered:

Outlawz Challenges - Paper A La Mode "Thinking of You"

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Bat Cat Happy Halloween

Materials Used -
Image is from Mo's Digi's (Bat Cat),  pattern paper from Doodlebug Paper Pad (Haunted Manor), Stampin Up Window Punch, Stampin Up Sentiment, Amuse Bat Dies, Ranger Glossy Accents on pumpkins, Ranger Stickles for his mask, twine and Orange Bling from stash and image is colored in with Copic Markers.

Challenges Entered -

Mo's Digi Pencil Challenge - #155 "Anything Goes"

Outlawz Challenges - Greeting  - "Trick or Treat"

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Fairy Beautiful

My favorites are faeries, they are the best!
Materials used -
I embossed the fairy (Image from The Angel Company) with black embossing powder (Stampendous), colored the wings wit a glitter pen  (Sakura Clear Sky), I cut her out with a spellbinders Die (Labels 4), sponged black ink around the edges (Memento Ink), embossed the first layer with a Cuttlebug embossing folder and layered with more Bazzill cardstock. The black brads are from my stash.

Challenges Entered:

1. The Outlawz - Sunday CAS Card

2. Flutter By Wednesday's - Butterflies or Faeries with Fairy dust!

Friday, October 5, 2012

Joey The Snowman

Materials used -
Image is from High Hopes (Joey), PSX snowflakes, Ranger Glossy accents, Amuse Glitter, Stampendous White Embossing Powder, Spellbinder Dies ovals, scalloped ovals, Stampin Up satin white ribbon, colored with Copic Markers.

Challenges Entered -

1. High Hopes - Challenge #151 "Winter Wonderland"

2. Tuesday Morning Sketches - Sketch #166

Happy Halloween.....

I have to start off by saying I had a hard time to figure out this sketch, but it came to me slowly, I mean really I am pleased with my end result, My first for using that many pattern papers all together.

Materials Used -
My image is a Ivy Digi from The Greeting Farm, DP from Doodlebug Paper Pad (Haunted Manor), Bazzil cardstock, Amuse Baker's Twine and Bat dies, the border dies I used is from MFT, sentiment Stampin Up, Stampin Up window Punch, spell binders A2 matting dies sets A and B, the big green brad I recycled off an old card (worked out perfect), bling from stash and colored in with Copic Marker's.

Challenges Entered -

1. The Greeting Farm - Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

2. The Ribbon Carousel - RCC73 "Halloween Spirit"

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Stamp N Doodle Blog Hop

                        Challenge: "Anything Goes"

We are having a blog hop over at Stamp N Doodle, each DT member will be giving away a digi stamp of their choice to someone who leaves a comment. I have chosen to give away one of my favorite digis   
"Born Free", all you have to do is leave me a comment.
 We also will be giving away 2 digis to one lucky commenter who leaves some luv on every ones blog.

This weeks card I chose the Penguin Parade digi from
Bazill cardstock, ribbon and bling from my stash, the sentiment is from "The Angel Company" (out of business), Cuttlebug triangles embossing folder.

Be sure to stop by everyone's blog and leave some Luv!

Rosie (You are here)

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Nuts About You.....

Materials used:

Stamped image and sentiment by The greeting Farm (Forest Friends), Bazill cardstock, Memento Ink, clear Glaze pen on the acorn, pattern paper from Stampin' Up, acrylic leaf by International Greetings and colored in with Copic markers.

Challenges Entered:

Papertake Weekly - "A Hazy Shade of Autumn"

My Heart Pieces - "Anything Goes"

Digi Doodles - DDSC Final Challenge #125 "Anything Goes"

Through The Craft Room Door - Challenge #36

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween
This week it is Featuring "Lauren Curtis Digi Stamps"  Anything Goes.
Let's get creative, Come and join us for this weeks challenge.

The prize is a Digital image from

Materials Used-
Digi stamp from Lauren Curtis (Happy Halloween Pumpkins) over at the Stamp N Doodle Store, Bazzill cardstock, Recollections Bling brads, Stampin Up Designer Paper, Spellbinders Nestabillities Dies Labels 4 and colored in with copic markers.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

You Make Me Smile.....

This week it is "Embossing"
Dry or Wet (Heat) Embossing
Easy right? Come and join us for this weeks challenge.

The prize is a Digital image from

Here Is my Card for this weeks challenge.
Materials Used-
My Digi Stamp is from Stamp N Doodle Digi store and he is called Skateboarder Pauly, Bazzill cardstock, Stampin' Up punch, Martha Stewart border punch, Spellbinders Nestabillities Sm and Lg Deckle dies, Amuse Cobalt Ink Pad, Cuttlebug embossing folder. Sentiment from Hero Arts and colored with Copic Markers.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Flowers and Sunshine.....

I really love this saying.....

Materials Used -
Sentiment from Stampendous, Bazzill cardstock, Spellbinders Nestabillities Lg. ovals, beaded oval, Recollections flower, brad, pattern paper and Amuse ribbon.

Challenges Entered -

1. Stampendous - "Focus On The Sentiment"

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Verve Anni-VERVE-sary Challenge Day 5

Here is the final challenge "Anything but a Card".

Materials Used:
Sentiment from Verve stamp set Starlight Starbright, Cloud nine hanging frame.

You must check out the Verve Online Store HERE.

Verve anni-VERVE-sary Challenge Day 4

Today's challenge is "Create a Clean and Simple Card".

Materials Used:
The sentiment is from Verve, (Where Flowers Bloom), Bazzill cardstck, Amuse ink, Flower Sizzix Die by Tim Holtz (Tattered Flowers), buttons and embroidery thread from stash.

Please stop by and visit Verve Online Store HERE.

Verve anni-VERVE-sary Challenge Day 3

Todays challenge is to follow the sketch designed by Julee Tilman

Materials used:
Sentiment from Verve stamp set Beautiful You, Bazzill cardstock, pattern paper from the Recollections (Bold Basics) paper pad and ribbon and brads from stash.

Please visit the Verve Online Store HERE

Verve anni-Verve-sary Challange Day 2

Create an Anniversary card


Materials Used:
The sentiment is from Verve,sentiment is from the stamp set Beautiful You, VersaFine Black Ink, ribbon from Mary Arts, Spellbinders Die, Cobalt Blue Amuse paper, Cuttlebug embossing folder, silver foil paper and heart brads from my stash.

Please be sure to go HERE to check out the Verve online store.

Verve Anni-VERVE-sary Challenge Day 1

The first challenge is to use Greens, Pinks, Browns plus Neutrals.

Materials used:
The stamp I used is from the Verve Store (Hope Perches), Bazill cardstock, Recollections brad, half pearls, flowers, Black VersaFine Ink and pattern paper from scraps.

Please be sure to go HERE to visit the Verve store.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Beaming With Happiness for You.....

This week it is "Chana's Challenge"
Use 2 designer papers, 1 die cut, Flower and  Ribbon/Lace

Easy peazy right? Come and join us for "Chana's Challenge".

The prize is a Digital image from

Here Is my Card for this weeks challenge. I must say I goofed and forgot to add a flower.

Materials Used-

Digital image is from Stamp-N-Doodle and can be found here Golden Retriever, Colored in with Copic Markers, Amuse Chocolate Ribbon, Brads from stash, Sentiment from Verve stamps (Starlight Starbright), Bazzill cardstock, Spellbinders Nestabillities Small Ovals, Small Scallops and pattern papers are from DCWV (The Natural Matstack).

I have also entered this card into these challenges -

Simon Says - Animal Antics