Archive for April 12th, 2008


Billy get’s dirty

Apr 12, 2008 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards

Hey girls! I know you have been LOVIN Pink Cat Studio stuff lately, and guess who is having a contest!! Since it is Pink Cat’s 3rd Birthday, there is a little giveaway!! Oh, and a major peek at the next new set 😀

Make sure you check out—> Melissa’s Blog<— to enter to win a FREE Milly Moo stamp!! She is adorable!

Now what is the point in sharing fun stuff without eye candy?

I am in love with this set, and you will see why this week. It is JUST the cutest! If you have any boy’s I think you will need it too.

dirty-billy.jpg Boys will be boys!

When I saw the Billy set, I knew I had to get it.

Then when I saw Billy, with this frog, I thought OMG! How flippin cute is he? Seriously! I got my paper’s (all froggy colors, IMO), and got to work. The paper is by Scenic Route(Can you tell I love it?)

So here is is colored with my Copic’s. His face is stamped, colored and cut out-so he’s peeking out at you a little, in person.

 I thought after coloring him, any kid, hopping around with a frog, is most likley going to be DIRTY!!! So I took some ink on the end of a pencil eraser, and began rubbing it on his face and knee’s! Then I took a tiny piece of the plaid paper, and cut a patch for his knee! LOVE IT!!!!

Now this is what I pictured him to look like, after playing with his little frog.

What do you think-cute huh?

The tag with the dragonfly and sentiment (jumping/wiggling) is not part of the Billy set-it is by Inky Antics-can’t find it though :C) The other sentiment in the upper right corner IS.

So that is it! Don’t miss the Saturday Sketch below.

I need to run-but hope you liked my sample, and enter the contest! If you stop by the store and get anything tell Melissa I sent ya! Dont forget there is a NEW! Personalize option!! That is SO cool. Good luck.

Later!

Saturday Sketch Time-simple or not.

Apr 12, 2008 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards, Saturday Sketch

sketch-46.JPG Saturday Sketch Time! Click to enlarge.

IMPORTANT NOTE: MY SPELL CHECK IS STILL BROKEN!!! GRRR!!!

 Well I hope you are all having a SUPER Saturday!

Sorry this is late-Alexa is battling a stomach bug :C Poor Kid. So I have spent the morning as the designated BUCKET HOLDER-Oh and she has conjunctivitis! Just thinking about it makes me ITCH!

Anyway…………..on a happy note, are you loving the peeks from the PTI Release? The 15th can’t come soon enough eh?

Make sure you check out Nichole’s blog (like you haven’t already), as she has the details of the release set to go for the 15th. Also check the links to the daily Design Team member’s who also have peek’s for you! I know I can’t wait to share my projects here with you.

So for today’s Saturday Sketch Sketch I feel will appeal to many of you because you can keep it VERY Simple-OR you can step it up! Its a great starting point. I have 2 samples to share, for a visual.

Little Ballet Slippers

 lad-ballet-slippers.jpg Isn’t this so cute!

I so love this Ballerina from LAD. I stamped her in the frame from Borders & Corner’s square set. I layered her on a scallop square.

I love her glitterfied tutu. Done with the prettiest stickles. I normally think PINK when I think Ballet, so I am happy I went with purple instead. A little something different. I’m loving the Bazzill Textured cardstock. It was a perfect match to the Sprout collection by Memory Box. Ribbon is by Martha Stewart 😀

My trio of slippers is from this same image, just punched out with the 1/2 circle punch, and page pebbles were applied over them! So sweet. Like she was dancing from one end of the card, to the other. OK I’m lame! LOL!

Crap! I wish I realized my ribbon moved on me, while I photographed this! It is suppose to be “just under” the little scallop edge. I made that edge with the NEW!! Fiskars scallop border punch! YEAH!! No more using my corner rounder. Sorry this photo was taken PRE-COFFEE!! It should not be legal to do ANYTHING till at least finishing ONE cup!

So now we will move on to a VERY simple version.

This hardly has any stamping at all.

I used Epoxy Mod Stickers by Autumn leaves. I think this card too like 3 minutes-seriously! It was the FIRST card done using the sketch, and it inspired me to step it up with the ballerina. Using the stickers also make me think of using page pebbles on the ballet slippers! Who would have thought such a simple card would spark that one above?

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What do you think?

I really loved it! Talk about whipping up a card! LOL! The sentiment is from For the Record. This is a super cool card for a teen too. That is really ALL the details on this-white base, stickers, a square of black cardstock, and a stamped sentiment. 3 minutes-DONE.

There you have it! A simple version, or a little stepped up version. The POINT is to be inspired. Use this as a jumping point.

I hope you have time to play along! Send us a link if you get to try it out. It is never too late to do my sketch challenges OK! Oh and dont stress! Keep it fun.

I’ll be back with another sample!! And some “info” you won’t want to miss!

Awe! I am touched

Apr 12, 2008 Author: mytime | Filed under: Uncategorized

Well I got some cool awards!! And some amazing HAPPY MAIL!!

One of my blog readers Juanita saw that I had to “slap” myself for not getting What in your tin 1?, and she surprised me with it! Along with a beautful card she made with my favorite flower-tulips, and my favorite color-purple! So thank you! Made my day. Now I have to use that set 😀 THANKS SO MUCH!!

I want to thankSupper_blogger Julie for creating this Super Blogger award! She graced ME with the honor of receiving it

In her words-this is what it means:

There are a lot of people that do the best they can to help us all be better stampers.  I am going to post some blogs, not that I am just inspired by, but know that they try their darndest to give tutorials, advice and ideas for us all to benefit from.

SO WOW!! Thank you so very much for that.

Thanks to Julie who she in her own right, is fabulous! Hello TOP 10 blogger! WTG Julie! We also serve on the ATS DT together too 😀

Justine sent me the Blogging for a Purpose award! I am honored that other’s feel ME worthy of awarding this to. Check out her blog if you haven’t already!

Then we have Makenzie who was SO SWEET to send me the  Arte y pico award.

 I fell so blessed. Thanks everyone!

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