Archive for September 5th, 2009


Sep 5, 2009 Author: mytime | Filed under: All That Scraps, Cards

Welcome to the CC Designs Autumn Sugarplums Blog Hop!!

The Autumn Sugarplums release is so large the whole team wanted to participate so we decided to do our very first blog hop!

If you’ve just happened across my blog and didn’t start at the beginning click here <—–click! 

NOTE: Don’t forget to comment! ONE random comment from one of the blog hop posts will be chosen to win the ENTIRE Autumn Sugarplums stamp collection!! (TRUST ME YOU WANT THEM ALL!)

So make sure to leave a comment on each post to increase your chances of winning!

I had SOOOOO much fun with ALL the images in the Fall Kit I just couldn’t stop creating stuff. Aside from today’s post I still have several images COLORED, just not ,made into anything. These are some of the images I took to the hospital when Jay had surgery.

 I posted ONE peek HERE the other day (along with a link to a  FAB deal on the SCAL 2.0 with a coupon code too-don’t miss it!), then I have 3 more samples to share today!

Of course since it used images from the FALL KIT I was totally into FALL colors 😀

 One of my favorite images, because of the way I colored it was this one 

Give thanks

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Isn’t he precious?

I don’t often color “boy stuff”. I have to say I totally loved this one.

I love the scenery I was able to easily create for this one. I just made it like my own version of some cool “paintings” I have seen, that when you look closely it is just a painted background of dots, that appear to be similar to the blurry fall trees in the background (of like a photo). Does that make sense?????? Sorry!!I used half a sentiment from JustRite Stampers Favorite Occasions Borders & Centers Set 1-5/8″ Looking at the fall theme, it reminds me of Thanksgiving, but it can be for ANY thank you card!autumn-boy.JPG His vest is so cute too!! By using my colorless blender pen I was able to easily make it appear to have some texture. The Cris Cross pattern is repeated in my paper (First Fruits) I love the punched leaf trio, that appears to look like swirling leaves of Autumn. That is ONE of the best things about living in New England! Autumn is just breathtaking.

Then I went on to make an Apple themed one!

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Along with wonderful New England Autumn’s we have apple picking! Nothing tastes as good as an apple picked FRESH off the tree on a crisp Autumn day.

I love blue, red, and yellow together! I used the same technique as the vest, on her dress! I paired it with a similar paper (Bitty dots, and Bitty Box Basics) to continue the look. I also used the apples to make my own patterned paper.

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In my stash I had some Christmas sticks with beaded holly berries. I cut one off to appear to look like a funky apple (adding some olive bridal confetti for the leaves )  

Now we have the girl with the pumpkin in the wagon

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I had so much fun doodling her apron and tights!

I adore just mixing a variety of colors and patterns and having it just work.

I also drew in the sidewalk. You can see my video on HOW TO —->HERE!

I really like doing that and actually have to make myself NOT do it as often as I would like to.  I love her with red hair too. A great variation to the BLOND I always like coloring.

Well that does it for me TODAY! I have 2 more samples to post tomorrow for the actual C.C. Designs Release! Then my newsletter project will be revealed too.

I have been creating like crazy and my mojo is coming black, slowly but surely!!

OK now REMEMBER:

Don’t forget to comment! ONE random comment from one of the blog hop posts will be chosen to win the ENTIRE Autumn Sugarplums stamp collection!! So make sure to leave a comment on each post to increase your chances of winning!

 Continue the hop by —> CLICKING HERE <—-!

Thanks for stopping by

OH BOY! Where did my day go?

Sorry-I have just been as busy as a bee. My day totally got away from me, but I have come back (as promised) to post the Saturday My Time to Create Sketch Challenge for you all-if you need a starting point and inspiration to get creative this holiday weekend.

So here it is!

Sketch 35

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If you have a chance to play please link your creation HERE

The top element is meant to be a open FRAME, but you are obviously allowed to interpret any way you see fit!

Here is my take on it-

Spooky lil cat

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Isn’t this cat SOOOO cute? I loved coloring it yellow. These are your TYPICAL Halloween colors, and I can see why! They just work for the event! Sometimes we don’t need to reinvent the wheel and that is the case here. He looks like he is having a BLAST!

I loved the 3D pumpkin for his treats, popping out, and the fact that the glittery circle looks like the Halloween moon!

I used some felt web ribbon from Martha Stewart on this, and love the interest and texture it added!

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This image is part of the NEW! C.C. Designs Release and it is called Halloween Candy

Check out the BLOG for you chance to WIN new release stamp sets!!

This set includes  5  (REALLY CUTE) rubber stamps attached to cling foam ready to be cut out.

Price: $12.50

Stamp set will be available Monday September 7th at 10:00pm est.

Now be sure to check out what the team made:

  • Alicia
  • Dana G
  • Jennifer
  • Kendra
  • Kristen
  • MacKenzie
  • Maria
  • Odette
  • Pam
  • Tamara Harder
  • Tracey Cuccia
  • Tomorrow we have a blog hop 😀 That will feature the C.C. Design team samples using the Fall Kit 😀

    Again sorry so late :C

    Be right back

    Sep 5, 2009 Author: mytime | Filed under: Uncategorized

    I have a sketch for you today-but of course am running late. My camera battery was dead, so I have to charge that! Last minute errands to run-so my battery should be charged when I get back!

    Thanks for checkin in-see ya in a bit 😀

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