Monday, November 30, 2009

Stamp Shoppe Magnolia sneak

Well it's the last day of the month and then my official term as DT member for the Stamp Shoppe starts.  To kick off the new DT I have a sneak peek of something I have for Tuesday. 

I know you don't need to guess what the stamped image is.  The Stamp Shoppe is all Magnolia!  So the sneak is for the card.  You'll find out tuesday about the card and blog hop.  You know what that means??? CANDY!!!  Here's a peek at what the Stamp Shoppe will be giving away.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Whiff of Joy Luminarie

Hello everyone!  Today I have a project to share with you.  I made one of these last year and decided to make a new one using WOJ's Christmas candle.  This time I've included a tutorial so you can make one too!

Hope you enjoy the tutorial.  All you have to do is click on the image above and save it for later.
If you are looking for more tutorial and inspiration just visit the WOJ tutorial blog.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Willow and Whiff of Joy sale!

The wonderful world of Whiff of Joy.  Can you believe it WOJ has come out with more gorgeous stamps?  Well they did!!  Here are some cards using the very sweet tender moment between brother and sister.

Can you just see Willow reading the Night Before Christmas?

Oh and just to let you know Katharina is having a huge sale!  She wants to thank all her custmomers who have helped make Whiff of Joy such a success.  Now's the time to get all those gorgeous Whiff of Joy stamps you've been longing for but don't wait to long I have a feeling the stamps will be flying off the shelves!

Hummm maybe Willow is actually flipping through a cataloge of Whiff of Joy stamps.

What's on your Mantel?

My very talented friend Joni is hosting a challenge for her Inktegrity store.  All you have to do is download her free fireplace mantel, decorate it and make a card with it.  That's it! 
Here are my cards for Joni's challenge.  I decorated the mantels with all the images available from Inktegrity.  I have to admit I really enjoyed decorting the mantel.  As I do not have one in real life. LOL  The hard part was stoping myself from making more.

For the second card I decorated the mantel using Martha Stewart's Branch punch to create garland and drops of stickles for berries.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

I'm going to be Stamp Shoppe Magnolia Girl!

Well I have some very exciting news to tell you.  I have been choosen to be part of the The Stamp Shoppe's DT.  They specialize in Magnolia stamps!  So for the next 3 months you'll be seeing Magnolia's popping up here and there on my blog.  Hope on over to the Stamp Shoppe and see what delightful Magnolia's they have.  I can't wait to get started.  While I have to wait for new Magnolia's I have some cards I've made for the call.  (I had to keep them secret until the team was announced.)

I know it's too late for halloween  cards but it's my favorite time of the year and couldn't resist Tilda with her pumpkin. For more Magnolia cards visti the Stamp Shoppe blog.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Whimsie in Times Square

Well hello there!  I'm so glad to be home!  New York was amazing, the hotel was just a few doors down from Times Square.  I did remember to take Whimsie with me and here's a pic of us in Times Square.  If you don't know what's up with Whimsie check out the Flicker Group for Whimsie Doodles to find out how to get the traveling Whimsie for free.  Bascially we are hoping to see all the places Whimsie has visited.

see ya tommorrow!

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Waddle I do it's release day!

Wooot wooot it's NEW RELEASE day at Whimsie Doodles!!!
I'm so excited about the new winter images it was killing me all week not to share them!  I'm going to show you my favortie for the moment! Yep just the moment cause I'm working on new images and they are now my new favorite!!  But I still like this one!  The Muffin Tops are really popular right now and this little guy is the third in the series.  So that means you can interchange the muffin tops and bottoms with the each other.  That is if you have the other set.  LOL

Penguin Muffin Top-Whimsie Doodles
DP-SEI and Imaginisce
Scallop circle-Spellbinders

Incase your wondering I pre-schedualed this post!

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Gifts on a sled

Hi all!  Well I'm off to New York today!  And I wanted to leave one more card for you from Whiff of Joy's winter collection.  It's called "sled packed with gifts" and if you saw my post Thursday you would have seen poor Willow freezing on it.  Today it stands alone because who wouldn't want a sled packed with presents???

Sled packed with gifts-Whiff of Joy
DP-SEI flurry kisses
SUINK ribbon
Swiss dot embossing folder

Have a wonderful weekend!

Friday, November 13, 2009

Winter Willo

Yeah it's Friday!!  Tommorrow I leave for New York!!  Today's card has a big snowflake on it and it's something I don't want to see while I'm away!
Whiff of Joy has a gorgeous collection of Winter images and I'm a very lucky girl to be part of the team to bring these images to you.  This image (Festive Winter Willow) in particular took me 3 tries to get the colours right.  Yes I built the card and then stamped the image. Willow herself is such a beautiful image that it made me nervous to colour her.  Good thing I have lots of white cardstock!

Festive Winter Willow-Whiff of Joy
Designer Paper-Imaginisce
Lace border Punch-Martha Stewart

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Warm Winter Wishes

Good Morning!  Another day another card!  This time it's from Whiff of Joy.  Same paper as yesterday (SEI flurry kisses) and ribbon.  Both Willow and the sled are from Whiff of Joys christmas collection.  Isn't she cute???  Is she waiting for someone or waiting to give someone all those presents?  I can't decide either way they are fun to colour.

Willow Freezing and sled-Whiff of Joy
DP (double sided) SEI flurry kisses
Sentiment digital stamp-Whimsie Doodles

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

There's Snow Friend like you.

Well hello there.  I have some many cards to share I'm not really sure where to start.  But before I forget I probably won't blog next week as I will be in New York! Eeeeek!  I CAN'T WAIT!!!
Ok.....breath.  Here's a card I just finished last night.  I uses the newest digi from Whimise Doodles called Snow Friend.  It was a freebie to the first 100 members of their PCP group.  Isn't that cool!  Hahaha no pune intended as this image is of snowmen.

Snow Friend-Whismie Doodles
SEI-flurry kisses
Spellbinders Labels
Fiskars-Treading water boarder Punch
White gel pen (scarf details)

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Much ado about nothing

Well it's one more day till the end of the week! Whooo hoooo.  Oh did I tell you  my Copics are in??  Ok so now all I have to do is figure out how to use them.  I've been playing and discovered something really important...I have to wear my GLASSES!!  Apparently the "bleeding" of the markers has nothing to do with the markers or paper.  It's me not staying in the lines!! Ha!  Then yesterday day my husband called to see what I was up to for the day and here is our conversation
Kirk-hi honey, so what are your plans for today?
Me-not much mostly just colouring.
Kirk-you know it's a good thing I know what you mean or I would have said "don't you think your a little to old for to be colouring"?

Hahahahaha anyone else would have pictured me sitting at home with my crayons and colouring books instead of my Copics and cards!

Ok now for the fun!!!  Here are some cards using the new digi's from Whimsie Doodles.  First here's Olive and Toasty.  Aren't they cute??

And well I know Thanksgiving is over for us Canadian girls but not for anyone else so here's a card using the new digi Get Stuffed.  That poor turkey looks like I did, all bloated and stuffed to me ears with Thanksgiving dinner. Ha!  But I'd do it again and again!

Olive and Toasy-Whimsie Doodles
Get Stuffed-Whimsie Doodles
Prisma Markers

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Did you Gnome I have another card for you?

hahahahaha!  Sorry about that but I couldn't resist!  Kelly you are so right, my idea of minimal is well not so limited.  But I am trying!!!  The Gnomes from Whiff of Joy are just so adorable I`m trying to keep the focus on the image and not the card.  Ok so for this card I tried to not use pattern paper, strickly cardstock!  Sooooo I made my own background using the new Swirls stamps from Whiff of Joy.  Ok so I kinda cheated!  Hehe!  But hey I did stick to my plans!
So without further ado here is Wee and christmas tree. 

Wee and christmas tree and Christmas Swirls stamps-Whiff of Joy
Baby blue and chocolate cardstock-CTMH
Snowflake punch-Martha Stewart
Kraft cardstock and ribbon

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Gnomes they are adorable!

Good morning readers!  Today's card is my attempt at minamizing my card techniques.  (I'm attempting to make a card with minimal stuff).  I don't know about you but I find that my cards look really different on "film" then in person.  So when I made this card I had to step away and snap a photo to see if I was ok with the result.  Today's card was made using a new series of stamps from Whiff of Joy.  They are Gnomes!!  And here I was calling them elves!!  Well they are adorable and I love colouring them.  Come to think of it Whiff of Joy now has images that are touching and sweet to whimsical and cute.  I'm so glad my "job" is playing with these stamps!

Wee and Drum stamp -Whiff of Joy
Charm-Whiff of Joy

Monday, November 2, 2009

Snowflake mania

Goodmorning everyone!  Today is going to be a great day!  Why?  Well when it starts off with your husband asking where your 50% coupon for Micaels well I don't think it gets any better than this!!  Well maybe if I had 2 coupons!  So I'll just patiently await my new large snowflake punch and keeping my fingers crossed that he finds someone who will help find what I want.....Sigh!
So if all goes well I will have another snowflake to my collection!    Here are some cards I made using digi stamps from Whimsie Doodles and yep they all have snowflakes on them!!