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Sunday, November 29, 2015

CYCI#97 Inspiration Challenge


I hope you are all having a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend!  This week at we have an Inspiration Challenge for you.

The gold in the picture above is what inspired me, so I pulled out my November 2015 My Paper Pumpkin kit, did a different take on one of the projects and added some gold stars using glimmer paper.

I used the following Stampin' Up! products for my CYCI#97 card:

Pear Pizzazz and Whisper White Cardstock
November 2015 My Paper Pumpkin kit
Cherry Cobbler Ink Pad
Gold Cording Trim
Gold Glimmer Paper
Medium Star Punch

Thanks for stopping by and please check out all the design team cards at this week.  Then add yours!


Sunday, November 22, 2015

CYCI96 A Sketch Challenge

Hey there!

Welcome to a sketch challenge for!  This is our sketch this week:

And here's my version:

I used the holly leaf stamp from the November 2015 My Paper Pumpkin stamp set. I also used the following Stampin' Up! products for this sketch challenge card:

Real Red and Whisper White Cardstock
Real Red Ink Pad
Garden Green Stampin' Write Marker
Jewel Rhinestones
Project Life by Stampin' Up! Corner Rounder Punch

Other: Wink of Stella (stay tuned for this).

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving week!  Please visit to see the beautiful design team cards and link up your creation.


Sunday, November 15, 2015

CYCI#95 Color Challenge

Happy Sunday!

This week at we have a color challenge.  Yellows, Neutrals and Browns.

I had to think about this for a minute, but then knew I needed a bold image for this card:

A closer look at the flower.  I used Wink of Stella clear.  First time I tried covering this much area.  I like it! 

I used the following Stampin' Up! products for this card:

Delightful Dijon, Soft Suede and Whisper White Cardstock
Blended Bloom Stamp Set
Flower Patch Stamp Set
Soft Suede Ink Pad
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad
Delightful Dijon, Daffodil Delight and Soft Suede Stampin' Write Markers
Linen Thread
Decorative Label Punch
Extra Large Oval Punch
Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack - Flower
Jewel Rhinestone
Mini Glue Dots

Thanks for stopping by!  Head over to and check out the Design Team cards.  Then add yours!

Have a great week!

Sunday, November 8, 2015

CYCI#94 A Sketch Challenge


Well, this week at we have a Sketch Challenge:

You'd think this would be a quick idea right?  Not for me!  I had the hardest time coming up with an idea and needed a clean (and masculine) card. This is my anniversary card for my husband.  Today is our wedding anniversary!

I used the following Stampin' Up! products on this sketch challenge card:

Basic Black and Whisper White Cardstock
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad
Holiday Invitation (retired) Stamp Set
Stampin' Dimensionals.

Thanks for stopping by!  Please go check out and link up your project!

Have a great week,

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

ICS Blog Hop Giving Thanks

Hey there!

This month our theme for the Inspire Create Share Blog Hop is Giving Thanks.

So I finally purchased Lovely As A Tree in stamp form!  I had it in digital form through the retired My Digital Studio program, but figured it was time to have a hard copy version so to speak.

I also wanted to try using watercolor crayons and this is the result:

I used the following Stampin' Up! products for this Thankful card:

Blackberry Bliss, Hello Honey, Very Vanilla and Soft Suede Cardstock
Stampin' Up Watercolor Paper
Lovely As a Tree Stamp Set
Acorny Thank You Stamp Set
Blackberry Bliss Ink Pad
Soft Suede Ink Pad
Scallop Oval Punch
Bitty Banners Framelits
Woodgrain Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
Linen Thread
Mini Glue Dots
Stampin' Sponge
Stampin' Dimensionals
Watercolor Wonder Crayons Brights Collection (retired)

Thanks for hopping by this month and now it's time to see what goodness Amanda at Our Crafty Playdate has created.  It's beautiful!

Sunday, November 1, 2015

CYCI#93 Fall Edition

Happy 1st of November!

This week at we are making Fall themed projects.

Here is my Fall card:

I wanted to make a shaker card using the little leaves, so the card started from there.  I used the following Stampin' Up! products on this card:

Pumpkin Pie, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White, Real Red, Daffodil Delight and Crumb Cake Cardstock
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad
Soft Suede Ink Pad
Lighthearted Leaves Stamp Set
Black Berry Bliss and Mossy Meadow Stampin' Write Markers
Stampin' Chalk Marker
Window Sheets
Word Window Punch
Circle Framelits
Square Pillow Box Thinlits

Foam Tape
Dollar Store Gold loose Sequins

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a fabulous week, make something fun and head over to to show us!


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