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February 21, 2017

Spring Planting

This week at the Crafty Sentiments Designs challenge, the theme is spring.  I know many people who are looking forward to spring!  Spring means pretty flowers and sometimes you have to do a little work to have those pretty flowers.

Josh decided to get an early start on his flower beds!  This is Josh Planting and he is hard at work getting his garden ready.  He was colored with Copic markers and cut out using the Silhouette.  I used a little silver Wink of Stella on his trowel to give it some sparkle and shine.

You have a chance to win some great Crafty Sentiments prizes.  If you are chosen as the random winner and you used a Crafty Sentiments image or rubber stamp, you get extra prizes!  See the badge below for all of the details.

I hope you will celebrate spring and come play with us!

Card measures 5.5" x 4.25"
Spellbinders Decorative Labels One
Recollections leaf trim
My Mind's Eye Kate & Co buttons (striped and green)
Dress It Up buttons (leaves and sunflower)
Buttons Galore buttons (small green)

February 19, 2017


Hello!  It is time for our Sweet Sunday post at Rubbernecker Stamps.  I have made a card using this little cutie, Norm.  I just love these kid stamps, if you couldn't tell!

Norm was colored using Copic markers.  The sentiment comes from the Best Wishes set.  I cut the words apart so I could stamp them in a line instead of stacked.  The upper background panel was created using the Watercolor Stripes background stamp.

Pop over and check out all of the other projects my teamies created for you today.  Then, while you are there, join us for our challenge.  It is all about the animals this time around!  You could win Rubbernecker cash to use in the store!  Wouldn't that be fun?!

Card measures 4.25" x 5.5"
Spellbinders Decorative Labels 34
Spellbinders labels 34
Sizzix Banners 2 dies
Basic grey buttons
Recollections pearl
Ribbon from my stash

February 17, 2017


One of the first stamps I ever bought from Rubbernecker Stamps was the Flourish Tree.  I thought this tree had so many possibilities!  I used it not too long ago to make a winter card and I am pulling it out again to show you another way to use it.

Once I stamped the tree, I punched tiny flowers in rainbow colors.  Then I colored clear gems with Copic markers so they would match the papers I used for the flowers.  Pop a gem into the center of the corresponding flower, scatter them over the tree, and you are done!  A few embellishments and a sentiment and you are done!  The sentiment I used came from the Best Wishes set.  I cut the word "happiness" from it's phrase so I could use it alone.  That is one of the really nice things about unmounted stamps!

Don' forget Rubbernecker Stamps has a challenge now.  You can win some Rubbernecker cash to use in the store.  Just link up your project on the blog.

Don't forget to pop over to the blog tomorrow to see what's on order from my teamies!

Card measures 5.5" x 4.25"
Stampin' Up! rhinestones
The Paper Studio ribbon
Michaels dollar bin gems (black)

February 16, 2017

Follow the Recipe

At Creative Knockouts this week, our challenge is to follow our recipe.  We want to see three patterned papers, 2 embellishments and 1 image.

For my project I used Day Dreaming Henry from Crafty Sentiments Designs.  I pulled out some papers from the same pad to makes rue the colors matched!  Three papers is a bit of a stretch for me, so I needed all the help I could get.  He was colored with Copic markers and cut out using the Silhouette.  A couple of cute buttons finished the card nicely.  It was hard to not throw flowers on there, but I was trying to keep it "masculine"!

Crafty Sentiments Designs is our sponsor this week.  They have rubber stamps as well as digital images in the shop, so click the badge and have a look.

Prize of 3 digital images

Card measures 5.5" x 4.25"
Echo Park Stitched Rectangle dies
Dress It Up buttons
Freckled Fawn wooden word
Ribbon from my stash

February 15, 2017

Favorite Things

It's time for the new challenge at the Crafty Gals Corner.  This week the theme is Favorite Things.  Use your favorite things on your project.  I was able to cram all of my favorites on my project!  How many will you be able to use?!

I used Dragonfly Fairy Girl from Oddball Art for my project.  She was colored with Copic markers and cut out using the Silhouette.  As far as my favorite things...well they are all there!!  I used a die, ribbon, lace, flowers, buttons and gems!  Oh my!

We couldn't do this without our fabulous sponsors, so pop over to each shop by clicking the badges below.  Have a look around and tell them how fabulous they are!!

Prize of 4 digital images (one from each artist)
 Jennifer Nilsson Art  ♥︎  Mari Digis  ♥︎  Miss Daisy’s Collection ♥︎  We Are 3 


Oddball Art Stamps

Prize of 3 digital images


Prize of 2 digital images

So what are your favorite things?  Pull them out, create with them, and let us see!!

Card measures 5.5" x 5"
Spellbinders Decorative Labels 34
American Crafts ribbon
Dress It Up buttons
The Ppaer Stuido dragonfly charm
Michaels dollar bin pearls
Flowers and lace from my stash

February 14, 2017

The White Queen

Hello MoonFlower fans!  I have an amazing new MoonFlower digital stamp to share with you today.  It is the newest member of the MoonFlower family, Lilly, starring as the White Queen!

I kept to a white and gold color combo.  Her hair didn't turn out quite the way I pictured it, but the White Queen's hair is not easy!!  She was colored with Copic markers, and I will try another time with a different color combo.  I couldn't quite find the right one for the tones of the White Queen's hair.  Her crown and jewelry have gold Wink of Stella for some amazing shimmer and shine.  I also used the gold Wink of Stella pen on the white flower for the perfect touch of sparkle!

Be sure to pop into the MoonFlower Facebook group from time to time!  Andreia previews the new digis and posts the latest MoonFlower news.  You won't want to miss it.

Card measures 5" x 5.5"
Spellbiinders Elegant Ovals dies
Stampendous Shabby Gold frantage
Spritz ribbon
I Am Roses flower
Recollections gemstone flowers
Horizon Group gold iron on studs

February 7, 2017

The Sound

Hello!  It is time for a new challenge at the Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge.  This week the challenge is anything goes and we have a gorgeous new release for you.

This is Josh - The Sound and he will be available in the shop soon!  I colored him with Copic markers and cut him by hand.  He was so much fun to color!  The sentiment was a cut file that is available in the Silhouette Design Store.  Josh has silver Wink of Stella on his headphones and his MP3 player for a little added sparkle.

You have a chance to win some great Crafty Sentiments prizes for playing along.  If you use a Crafty Sentiments image or stamp, you can win even more!

I hope you will play along!

Card measures 4.25" x 5.5"
Spellbinders Heart Circles dies
Stampin' Up! Bitty Banners dies
Sizzix Banners #2 dies
Darice Music Note embossing folder
Silhouette cut file - Music to my Song Saying by Stinkin Cute Paper Piecings
Basic Grey button (navy)
La Mode button (polka dot)
Recollections ribbon
Michaels dollar bin music note charm
heart button from my stash