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Thursday, July 29, 2010

Boy Card

I rarely do cards for boys… Probably because I’m such a girlie girl and have like gazillion girly kits and because I just don’t have the stamps for boy cards hehe. But I made one that I think is suitable for boys/men using a pretty versatile stamp.

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Credits:
Papers: It's a Guy Thing by Dani Mogstad and Shawna Clingerman
Stamp: Birthday Fun from Inkadinakado
Ink: Martha Stewart
Kraft paper and Cardstock

Anyway, you remember what I wrote about finding the digital version of paper lines? Well guess what, Zoe Pearn just released her digi line of Alphabet Soup in line with the launch in CHA this summer! It’s sooooooooooooo delish! I’ve got them already and am making a bunch of stuff with it! I mean, it would be a waste to just do one thing with this line! Look at these adorable goodness:

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If you’re a paper girl (or boy heehee), go here to take a look at MME’s Alphabet Soup line.

Have a great Thursday!

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Happy Mail!

Look what just came in the mail! Fresh new stamps from Hero Arts!! I loooooove them so much!

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Aren’t those adorable?! I am planning on using them really really soon! For now, here’s a couple of yummy cards I made, of course, with Hero Arts stamps!

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Credits:
Paper: Pop! by Dani Mogstad
Stamp: A Day For A Cupcake (AR171) and Happiness Messages (CL148) from Hero Arts
Ink: Archival Ink
Flowers and bling: Prima
Kraft cardstock

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Credits:
Paper: Just Stay Little by Dani Mogstad
Stamp: Have A Donut (CL403) from Hero Arts
Ink: Archival ink and Martha Stewart
Kraft and red cardstock

Enjoy your day and thanks for visiting :)

Digi Subtitute

What I love so much about digital kits is that how varied they are. In the digi world, we have hundreds of new digi kits out in a single week alone, free or not. While in the paper world, they have a kit out probably 4 times a year?! That’s why I love digi… It’s cheaper and have lots of varieties to choose from. I fall in love with paper kits time and time again though, and when I can’t find the exact copy in digi form (e.g. you can get Mindy Teraswa’s and Zoe Pearn’s MME kits in their digi store), I look for those that would be close enough like the paper kit. Such as this one from October Afternoon:

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I especially LOVE these papers from this line:

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That is why when Jen Allyson had her entire Notions  line on sale last weekend I had to get this kit:

Notions Pink & Co.

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How yummy is that?! It was on sale for 25% so I also got this paper pack, also from her Notions line.

Notions Blue & Co.

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And here is a card I made with this amazing paper pack:

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Credits:
Paper: Blue Notions & Co.  Scrapbooking Papers by Jen Allyson
Stamp: Sew Artsy (CL446) from Hero Arts
Ink: Archival Ink and Martha Stewart
Ribbon: Scrap King
Watercolor pencils

Monday, July 26, 2010

Paper Play Challenge Week 29 and Color Inspiration #133

I am in love with this challenge… It’s a color combo challenge from Paper Play Challenge. The combo is: blue+cream+color of choice. Turns out this combo also coordinates with Color Inspiration #133 from Stamping 411. I immediately created a card for those two challenges. Hope you’ll like it :)

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Credits:
Papers: Autobiography kit by Scrapkitchen Designs
Stamp: Block Words With Icons from Hampton Art
Ink: Martha Stewart
Flowers: Prima
Blings
Kraft cardstock

I’m sorry for the bad quality of image… I don’t know what’s wrong with my G5 (hubby has taken the D200 with him to work) that it left this ugly dark spot in the image. Gah... But at least I didn’t procrastinate to photograph the cards :D

Enjoy your day!

Colour Q Challenge #42 and My Time To Craft Challenge #100

Here’s my entry for Color Q’s #42  and My Time To Craft Challenge #100. I love the colors and it fits a kit I haven’t used from Scrapkitchen. I’m quite happy with the result :)

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Credits:
Papers: Clementime by Scrapkitchen
Stamp: Sew Artsy (CL446) from Hero Arts
Ink: Martha Stewart
Button: Pasteb
Kraft cardstock and white linen cardstock

Have a lovely Monday!

Friday, July 23, 2010

Blue Birdy Card

Hello all! I hope you’re having a great Friday! (it is in my neck of the woods, heehee) Here is a card I made using my new TADA paper pack. I fell in love with the birds pattern instantly when I first saw it!

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Paper:  Sunny Days by TracyAnn Digital Art
Stamp: All Around Quotes from Fiskars
Ink: Martha Stewart
Punch: Fiskars
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Blue cardstock

As I mentioned yesterday, I am a horrible hoarder and I made a vow to use some of the stash I have purchased at least once a week. Not only I’m a hoarder, I usually use my digital stash once only, which is really uneconomical. heehee. Speaking of, here are some of my recent purchase on Sweet Shoppe Designs’ 4th of July Sale.

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Happy weekend all!

Thursday, July 22, 2010

I Need A Stamping Buddy

I really do… You see I’m a horrible hoarder and I realize that I need to use my stash more. And somehow I think having a stamping buddy would help. You know someone who is stamp enthusiast like me, who can give me insights and ideas to use my stash. I think if I have one I can also do the same to my stamping buddy. Anybody interested?

Anyway, I’m so happy today because finally my new stamps arrived! YAY! (see, I’m hoarding again there heehee) I am also a Hero Arts addict, so most of my stuff is from Hero Arts. Here’s what’s in the mail today:

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Poppy Background (CG140), I’ve always been fascinated by the crafts and cards made with this stamp. Always needed wanted one, so alas, when it’s on sale on my fave ebay shop… I gotta have it! I got a great deal for it too! :D

CL446

Ohhh and this one, Sew Artsy (CL446), is one of the new stamps on Hero Arts’ Arts and Crafts Summer 2010 Collection. It’s versatile and I’m going to pair it with a couple of paper packs I got last week when Design House Digital is having new release sale.

 

I can just see those papers being used in lovely cards :)

Anyway, here’s a couple of more cards for your enjoyment today.

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Credits:
Pretty As A Picture by Zoe Pearn
Stamps: Thinking of You (CL140) and Whimsical Frames (CL281) by Hero Arts
Ink: Martha Stewart
Pink Satin Ribbon

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Credits:
Paper: Sakura Garden Kit by Mindy Terasawa
Stamp: Asian Fan Border (H5348) from Hero Arts
Brilliance Ink in Pearlescent Orchid
Cardstock

Enjoy your day and have fun!

Patterned Paper Lover

Yes, you would have guessed it. I have a really really soft mushy spot when it comes to patterned papers.. And recently Tracy Ann Digital Art relisted a deal that was on a couple of months ago, it was getting 7 packs of patterned papers of our choice for a little over 2 bucks each! Yeah that reaaaalllyyy hit that soft spot heehee.

Anyway, it didn’t take long for me to create with it. Here’s what I came up with.

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Credits:
Papers: Annabelle digital paper pack by Tracy Ann Digital Art
Stamp: Round Frames from Inkadinkado
Ink: Martha Stewart
Kraft  and cardstock

Seeeeee?! Aren’t those papers delish? Here are the 7 packs I bought a while back:

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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Monster-ous Day!

Oh yeah… I’m having a major PMS thing hehe, so what could be better than to tuck myself inside my blanket and then watch movies/TV series. Well that’s what I did, at least until about 5 PM when I managed to photograph my recent works hehe.

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Credits:
Paper: Monster Mash kit by Zoe Pearn
Kraft Paper, Cardstock
Stripped Ribbon

You know i did some shopping today. In fact I’ve been doing a lot of shopping this month since there are a lot of sales, especially in the digi land! Today I finally gotten myself the digi papers version of Sweet Summertime in Jessica Sprague’s store. They got their usual One Buck Wednesday (and I usually grabbed Crystal Wilkerson’s paper packs, I am her BIG fan), but then Jessica offered a 5 Dollars off deal today in the newsletter and her blog and I just couldn’t pass it up! I see a lot of cards made from this sweet paper pack and of course I want need one too ;) Here’s what I got today:

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Thank you for visiting and have a nice day!