Tuesday, October 29, 2019

God bless us everyone - TMS #527

Happy Tuesday to you!  It's time for Tuesday Morning Sketches!  Still working on Christmas cards, so I've got a couple today...





Our church has done "A Christmas Carol" many times, and my husband plays Scrooge.  He's so good at it!!  :)  A few years ago, I bought Graphic 45 Christmas Carol cling stamps and paper, so I could make cards for the cast.  I haven't done a lot with them since, so I figured it was time to dust them off.  

Here's my Scrooge and I.  Isn't he cute? ;)  (This is from the last time we did it a couple of years ago, but we're doing it again this year, so I'm excited even though I don't have a part.)





Here's our fun sketch...




Thanks for stopping by!  Be sure to go check out the creations from the TMS DT...

Andrea

We'd love to have you play along with us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

Friday, October 25, 2019

Handmade cards because...

I am so excited about this card!!  I just got this sentiment stamp in the mail today and HAD to make a card.  I think you'll understand why I love it...


Isn't this sentiment awesome??!??  It's "Keepsake" from the Project Bin.  It is stamped with VersaMark Black Onyx and heat embossed with clear EP and cut out with CottageCutz Stitched Rectangles.  My DP is Bo Bunny Early Bird.  The tape measure ribbon is really cute... you just can't see it behind the sentiment panel. :D  The flower is Prima, the greenery is a MS punch, and the twine is from my stash.

And I also got this stamp for the back of my fun cards.... :D  (This is "Hand Made" from the Project Bin.)



Challenges...
Cardz 4 Galz #108 - something that begins with "S" (sentiment)
Southern Girls - anything goes
Happy Little Stampers - October anything goes w/ dies (CottageCutz Stitched Rectangles)
Mod Squad Challenge - Sentiment Says It All
Word Art Wednesday #410-411 - anything goes w/ uplifting sentiment


Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed day!!

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Merry Christmas - TMS #526

Happy Tuesday to you!  It's time for Tuesday Morning Sketches!  Time is flying, so I have more Christmas cards to share...



My image is Raisin Boat Snow Animals.  My DP is Carta Bella Snow Fun.  I hand cut the tag, but the Raisin Boat Formal Phrases sentiment is cut using Kat Scrapiness Stitched Fishtail Banners. My ribbon is from Hobby Lobby. 


I had stamped and heat embossed a couple of sentiment/images, so I used them up on this sketch, too...

I don't know why I don't heat emboss
with colors more often.  I love it!!! 


The ornament and sentiment are from Sum More Fun's Tangled Tinsel.  My paper is scraps.  I embossed with CB Swiss Dots.  Ribbon and bow from my stash.

Here's our fun sketch...




Thanks for stopping by!  Be sure to go check out the creations from the TMS DT...

Andrea

We'd love to have you play along with us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

Monday, October 21, 2019

Christmas poinsettia

Just a quick post to share a Christmas card...


My DP is the Paper Studio Old World Winter. My poinsettia is a Darice die.  My sentiment is Raisin Boat and is cut out with Spellbinders Petite Scalloped Ovals.

Cute Card Thursday #604 - spots and dots
The Holly and the Ivy #58 - anything Christmas goes
Addicted to Stamps and More #363 - holiday (my sentiment is a clear stamp)


Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed day!!



Tuesday, October 15, 2019

we jingle all the way - TMS #525

Happy Tuesday to you!  It's time for Tuesday Morning Sketches!  

I've got a fun Christmas card to share, but first I have to show you how beautiful fall is in NY!!  Pictures don't really even some close to showing reality, but there's nothing quite like maple leaves against an October sky! 



Then my mother sent me a pic from NB, so I had to add it.  Wow!!!




Now here's my card...



In case you can't read the sentiment, it says, "In this house we laugh, play & we jingle all the way."  It's a clear sentiment from Sum More Fun's Tangled Tinsel.  My DP is the Paper Studio Pine St. Square.  My snowflakes are Sweet n Sassy Stamps small snowflakes. The snowflakes and the ribbon shimmer IRL.  I've had this paper forever and am nearing the end of the pile I got. :( 




Here's our sketch...  (use circles or any shape you'd like)
 
Thanks for stopping by!  Be sure to go check out the creations from the TMS DT...

Andrea

We'd love to have you play along with us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

thank you - TMS #524

Happy Tuesday to you!  It's time for Tuesday Morning Sketches!  I've actually got 2 cards to show you today.  I made one, then looked closer at the sketch and realized I had missed the BG element completely!!  Here's the one done according to the sketch...   



My DP is MME Lost & Found Two Breeze. I cut a piece with Spellbinders A2 Matting Basics then cut it into various sizes.  (Info on that is on the TMS blog post.)  The middle panels are cut with CottageCutz Stitched Rectangles.  My sentiment is Cuttlebug "With Gratitute" die, and my embellishment is a Heidi Swapp chipboard butterfly. 


My second card (first one made... incorrectly!)  is a fun, girly card...



My image and sentiment are from Sweet n Sassy Stamps "Girly Girl Cookie" clear stamp set which I think is discontinued.  She's colored with my Spectrum Noir markers.  (This image is available as a digital known as "Pamper Me Cookie.")  My DP is Crate Paper DIY Shop.  I mirrored the sketch so my shoe paper clip would not cover the image.  Here's a closeup of it...
Isn't this cute??!?  I've had this forever, so no clue where I got it.  The pkg also has purse, ring, and dress paper clips.  


Here's our sketch...  




Thanks for stopping by!  Be sure to go check out the creations from the TMS DT...

Andrea

We'd love to have you play along with us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Merry Christmoose - SCC #105

October 1st!!  Only 85 days until Christmas!!  But it is several days less than that until we need to send out our Christmas cards, so that's what we try to help with all year long at Sparkles Christmas Challenge! :)   This month's theme is "Make us Laugh."

I hope this guy at least bring a big smile to your face!


 My image is Make It Snappy Merry Christmoose from Bugaboo Stamps.  He's colored with Spectrum Noir markers, and I added some Glossy Accents to the Christmas bulbs. (Click on the pic to enlarge it to see the cool effect.)  He's cut out with CottageCutz Stitched Rectangles.  My DP is the Paper Studio Pine St. Square.

This image was so fun to color and make into a card!  Please come over, play along, and show us your fun Christmas cards!!


Thanks for stopping and have a blessed day!!

Merry Christmas to Ewe - TMS #523

Happy Tuesday to you!  It's time for Tuesday Morning Sketches!  Last year, I only sent Christmas cards to close family.  This year, I hope to send to everyone on my list.  I'm well on my way, but still need about 40 more. Here's one, so only 39 left! :D 



My image is Bugaboo Stamps' Merry Christmas to Ewe.  I printed it on Kraft, colored some with my Spectrum Noir markers, and scribbled with a white Gelly Roll pen for the wool.  It was cut out with Cross Stitched Rectangles from Cheapo Dies.  My papers were from my scrap box.  

Here's our sketch for the week...




Challenges...
Cute N' Crafty Christmas #18 - anything Christmas goes
C.R.A.F.T. #529  - animals
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas#457 - anything Christmas goes



Thanks for stopping by!  Be sure to go check out the creations from the TMS DT...

Andrea

We'd love to have you play along with us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!