Friday, July 23, 2021

Let's Go Camping!

Hey there scrappy friends!

Today I am sharing a layout created for Sketches In Thyme using sketch #478 along with Echo Park Summer Camp:

I added some tree stickers from the collection and popped up the compass with craft foam:

I added another tree sticker and a paw print along with a fern I punched:

I added a few more stickers here along with my title which is also a sticker. I added some machine and hand stitching to give some texture:

Here is the sketch:

Hope you will find some time to play along with us!
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

88 and Clear card

 Hey there cardmaking friends!

I am sharing a fun under the sea card I created for 88 and Clear.

I used Sweet Cocoa Sugar Stock as my base and added layers of Sour Guava and Tangy Peach Sugar Stocks. I used the Ring Layers to cut a circle from Sour Guava and added that on top. I used the July card Club Digital Stamps- Drifting By and colored them with Caliart markers. Then I fussy cut them and the sentiment out. I popped some of the digi stamps up with craft foam to add some dimension. Then I topped it off with some white paint spatters:

Hope I have inspired you to create a card or other project today!
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Friday, July 16, 2021

Ice Cream Yum

Hey there friends!

Today I am sharing my take on case file #361 at CSI. I was inspired by the colors and ice cream theme. I used Echo park Summer Dreams for this layout of me:

I used watercolors to add some color to my white textured cardstock. I added layers of patterned paper under my photo. To the right of my photo, I used foam Thickers for my title. I added some chipboard pieces from the EP collection, a puffy sticker from Dear Lizzie along with some Tim Holtz word phrases:

Under my photo, I added some trim from my stash, an ice cream cone sticker and that cute chipboard ice cream truck:

I punched a few different sizes of circles, added them throughout my page. On the left side, I added the chipboard balloonsand another puffy sticker:

On top, I added some speech bubbles. In the upper right hand corner I created a cluster using patterned paper, chipboard, a sticker and some punched circles:

I hope you will play along with us this month!
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Best Day

 Hello friends!

Today I am sharing my take on case file #362 at CSI. This is a cold case- meaning use some stash. I used mostly Crate Papers Maggie Holmes Carousel collection for this page of Greg and I:

I used one of the papers as my background and then fussy cut the black and white striped papers and stitched them. I also fussy cut the yellow strips and stitched them. Then I layered bits and pieces, some from the Carousel collection and some from my stash. I added some wood buttons from Hip Kit and twine from Divine:

I fussy cut my title from one of the papers and placed it on the top of my photo in the white space. I added a white frame with gold, fussy cut flowers and the pink paint stripe was fussy cut from Echo Park Dreams paper:

I added a tag to both sides of my photo and used Divine Twine to add bows. I added some diecuts and an enamel heart:

Under the photo, I added another fussy cut flower bunch, a fussy cut banner and some bits and pieces at the bottom of the page:

This was such a fun page to create and I am so happy to do some stash busting!
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Yes You Can

 Hey there friends!

I just wanted to pop in and share a card I created for 88 and Clear. I used Tangy Apple Sugar Stock as my base and added a layer of Tangy Grape and a layer of Tangy Gum stamped with Tangy Gum Sugar Cube and the Square Netting Stamp on top. I used the Ring Layers Die to cut a stitched circle on the top layer:

I used the July 5 for $5 digi stamps, Best Day for this card. I colored them with my Caliart markers and then fussy cut them. I tucked them into the circle. I fussy cut the sentiments from the same digi stamp and popped them up with foam. I added a Powdered Sugar Twine bow under one of them Finally, I added some bling and some Dazzling Pat spatters:

I am having a blast coloring digi images and I love how this card came out!
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Good Times

Hey there friends!
I am back to share another layout with you using a cool title chipboard piece (I fell in love when I saw this piece!) along with other Creative Embellishments products:


 I added clear Gesso to my background. When it was dry, I added modeling paste through the Small Stars Stencil and let that dry. Then I added a few different mists along with white paint spatters. For my title, I used Good Times Are Even Better... and ran Gelatos over it and used a bit of water to spread it around:


 I added a few clouds from the Rainy Days Wood Veneer that I painted with white acrylic paint:


 I added a few layers of patterned papers from the JilliBean Soup You Make Miso Happy collection. I also added some diecuts and fussy cut flowers:  


I used the 3 Tree Stencil and 88 and Clear Sugar Cubes to add the trees. I love how it looks! I fussy cut the "Life is beautiful" and butterfly:


 In this diecut cluster of flowers, I tucked in a few pieces of Flourish Set 10 that I previously added ink to:


I had a blast creating this fun friend layout and I love the outcome of it! I hope I have inspired you to dig out your mixed media items and use them. 
 Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Monday, July 5, 2021

Corona Virus

Hey there friends!

Today I am sharing a layout using some chipboard pieces from Creative Embellishments. I used a photo of myself taken on Snap Chat using a filter with a sparkly mask:

I used a black Sharpie to color the Triangles and then backed them with glitter cardstock: 

I used most of the words from the Pandemic Hashtags and colored them with Nuvo Glitter markers:

I added a few of the Virus chipboard pieces. I colored them with a green Nuvo Glitter Marker. I added in a few fussy cut flowers from a Park Lane paper pad. I also added strips of papers from the same pad and machine stitched them:

Here are a few more of the Pandemic Hashtags:

I will add my journaling about the pandemic to the back of my page since I didn't have room for it.
I am happy I created this page and I love how it came out!
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Saturday, July 3, 2021

Feel Better

 Hey there friends!

Today I am sharing a slim line card I created for 88 and Clear using the July Free Digital with $25 purchase- Arizona Windows. I added a layer of Tangy Apple Sugar Stock to my white card base and then added a layer of Tangy Berry. On top of those, I added a layer of Sour Mist that I stamped with Sour Mist Sugar Cube and the cactus from the Life Sucks stamp set:

I colored & fussy cut the "windows" from the Arizona Windows Digital Stamp. Then I backed them with vellum from my stash. I popped them up with foam to add some dimension and tucked in some gold thread:

For my sentiment, I used the "Feel Better" stamp from the Life Happens Stamp set and stamped with Black Taffy Sugar Cube on Tangy Berry Sugar Stock.
I love these colors! What do you think?
Hope you have a fun and safe 4th of July!
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Red, White & Blue

 Hey there!

Today I am sharing a layout I created for the Creative Embellishments July challenge. This months challenge is a sketch challenge and the twist is to add a stamped image. I stamp

I added strips of cardstock and PhotoPlay patterned papers to my background along with stamping some stars using the Grunge Stars Stamp and blue ink. 

 I used red and blue mists to color the Stars and Stripes Banner and Independence Day Word Set . I also used white acrylic paint to color the ampersand and word "white" above. I adhered the chipboard to my layout using ScraPerfect's Best Glue Ever. This is the only glue I use for adhering chipboard:

I added a Nested Star under my photo and added the diecut along some Red Mirror Acrylic Stars. I added in the banner and USA stickers from Recollections:

I hope you will play along with us this month!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Ahoy USA Original

 Hey there friends!

I am sharing my take on case file #360 at CSI. I used Simple Stories Sea To Shining Sea and a few other bits and pieces from my stash for this fun 4th of July page of Greg and I:

I fussy cut the chevron border and journaling spot. I added a punched border and a few chipboard pieces from Carta Bella. I also added a Recollections ice cream cone sticker:

I added some strips of patterned papers to the left side along with some machine stitching. Here's a closer look at the Carta Bella chipboard banner:

I added a few stickers from the Simple Stories collection and popped one up with craft foam to add some dimension:

I added some spatters to my background. I love how this page came out!
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!