11 August 2017

CardMaker Magazine + CAS-Fridays blog hop

Hello, friends! 

I'm so excited to be participating today in a blog hop with the CardMaker Magazine blog team featuring CAS-Fridays Stamps. You should have arrived here today from Jeanne J's blog. 

I used the stamp set Flower Power for my card today. I created a fun pop of color in the white embossed sentiment by adding some of my Gansai watercolor inks. I was inspired by a window display at a Starbucks shop in the mall. I'm telling you, inspiration is EVERYWHERE:) I stamped one of the smaller flowers from the Daisy Chain set to create the little leaves as an accent for some of the colored flowers on individual letters. To complete the card, I added some hearts and thread. LOVE LOVE LOVE it! 
***GIVEAWAY***
Click HERE for more details on how to enter to win the hop prize! CAS-ual Fridays Stamps is hosting 4 giveaways on their blog worth over $40 each!! Visit their blog for more details. 

Your next stop is the fabulous Kimberly R's

Thanks so much for stopping by! Happy hopping! Be blessed:) 

10 August 2017

Virtual Smooches: July RECAP

Hello, friends:}


I've been sharing my Virtual Smooches videos over on the VS blog with just sneak peeks here...so I created a post with all of my September videos and creations-- just in case you've missed any! 

***Be sure to change your settings to HD before watching! THANKS:) 

July 6: Bible Journaling #3 {Psalm 55:17}

PS stamps: Tick Tock [retired]PS dies: PrayersPointersand Always & Forever

July 21: Creating Bases for Line Art Dies

That's it for me today-- be sure to stop by the Virtual Smooches blog for more inspiration! 

Thanks so much for stopping by! Be blessed:}

09 August 2017

Paper Smooches: July RECAP

Hello friends:) 
Today I'm sharing the Paper Smooches July release projects that I made! 

I'm not sure if you've been checking out the PS DT projects on the PS blog... but you should definitely start going there daily for inspiration! LOVE LOVE LOVE this DT!!! Click HERE for the PS blog

Here's what I created using the new stamps and dies, including the PS Faith SamplerReligious Words 23D Cross, and Prayers die
 
 Inspired by Yoonsun HERE
**NOTE: I don't think I'm "worthy" because of me--- I'm valuable and worth so much in God's eyes because of Jesus' blood. I hope that makes sense! 
 
 
 That's it for me today! Thanks for stopping by ❤️   I hope you have a blessed day! 

08 August 2017

Sonshine Stamp Co: July RECAP

Hello friends:) 


Today I'm sharing my Sonshine Stamp Co. July projects that I made! 

July 7: God's Characteristics/Attributes (small series) 
My provider, YHWH Jireh Genesis 22:14
My answer, Isaiah 65:24
My strength, Isaiah 41:10

July 17: Thankful For You card (Pinterest inspiration)
July 27: Moving List (inspiration because we moved on the 28th! LOL!)
These two are of NO help when packing! I have to jump over or dodge them the entire time! Praise the Lord no one has gotten hurt! 

That's it for me today! Thanks for stopping by ❤️   I hope you have a blessed day! 

07 August 2017

Sonshine Stamp Co: Tips & Tricks #1

Hello, friends:)

Today is my day to post and share on the Sonshine Stamp Co. blog HERE

Due to our move, my post for the blog is short and it's actually not a page or creation! It's a tip and trick for how I store my stamp sets. Click HERE to check it out. 

Thanks so much for stopping by! I'll be sharing more soon:) Be blessed! 

04 August 2017

CardMaker: Stitching on Cards

Hello, friends! And welcome to my newest friends who might be stopping by from the CardMaker blog!!!

Today I'm sharing a technique that I love to use and frequently use on my cards and projects. If you've ever wondered how to sew or stitch on paper, check out how I do it on the CardMaker blog- click HERE!

Here's a sneak peek:) 

Thanks for stopping by! Be blessed:) 

27 July 2017

Paper Smooches: August Blog Hop **************GIVEAWAY

Hello, friends:}

**Click HERE for my Sonshine Stamp Co. blog post. 
It's Pep Rally week and we are here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches August 2017 release with you! TWO new stamp set and FOUR new dies will be available to purchase at 8pm PST on July 31st. You will find our new products HERE once they go live.  

To add extra fun to our blog hop...we are offering up a prize


The prize - a $25 gift code to choose what you like at the PS online store.


Here are the details:

  • FOUR winners will be chosen at RANDOM from any of the design team blogs and the PS Blog to win the $25 prize.
  • Just leave a comment on any of the design team blogs listed below or the PS Blog for your chance to win!  (you do not need to comment on all blogs to qualify but it increases your changes) 
  • Deadline: You have until midnight PST on Sunday, July 30th to leave a comment. 
  • Please check the Paper Smooches blog on Monday, July 31st to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners. 
The amazing Yana Smakula is filling in for Alice while she is away visiting her family. 
To increase your chances of winning:
  • Tell us that you Facebooked about our blog hop
  • Tell us that you Tweeted about our hop
  • Tell us that you posted on your blog about our blog hop
(which means that you have up to three extra chances to win on each blog)

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I've created a very simple card using the the NEW Wavy Wishes Icons die set, along with the coordinating stamp set, Wavy Wishes. ***I've gone simple because TOMORROW, July 28th, we are moving!!! My supplies are packed and time is short... simple it is:) 

I did a bit of inlaying for the die cut and sentiment. I also die cut a larger circle out the center of this Wavy Wishes Icons scalloped image. The papers and fussy cut woman are from the Fancy Pants Designs Meology 6x6 pad and embellishment cards.


Be sure to stop by the PS blog for details about this blog hop and giveaway! And don't forget to leave some love on the DT's blogs:) 


That's it for me today- THANK YOU so much for stopping by! Be blessed! 

Sonshine Stamp Co: Moving List

Hello, friends:)

**Click HERE for the Paper Smooches August sneak peeks, blog hop, and GIVEAWAY!! Post goes live at 9am EST. 

Today is my day to post and share on the Sonshine Stamp Co. blog HERE
What does moving and Olsen have to do with Sonshine Stamp Co.? Well click HERE to read all about it:) 

Thanks so much for stopping by! I'll be sharing more soon:) Be blessed! 

20 July 2017

Virtual Smooches: Creating a Base for Line Art Dies

Hello, friends:}
Today is my day to share a video over on the Paper Smooches video blog- Virtual Smooches

This is a simple and quick video sharing how I use the "emboss and cut" technique to make bases for line art dies from PS. Line art dies are die cuts that create line outlines. There are so many of these in the PS collection, and they are great for creating SOOOOO many projects (i.e. paperclip tops, shakers, 3D embellishments and images). 


THANKS so much for stopping by--- be sure to go HERE for my video! Be blessed:}

17 July 2017

Sonshine Stamp Co: Thankful For You card

Hello, friends:)

Today is my day to post and share on the Sonshine Stamp Co. blog HERE

I have created a very simple card using several different SSC stamps. There are 5 different stamp sets represented in this quick and simple design. LOL! Sometimes I use lots of stamps, papers, embellishments, and more for CAS cards😊 Click HERE to read all about my project. Here's a sneak peek...

Thanks so much for stopping by! I'll be sharing more soon:) Be blessed! 

16 July 2017

Paper Smooches challenge- July #2

Hello, friends:}

I hope you are enjoying playing along with our monthly Paper Smooches challenge for the month of July-- this challenge is a FAN FAVORITE! Anything Goes, friends!!!!!!!! 
Picture: Credit HERE 


I DO NOT have any time or supplies to create anything new because they are being packed up for our move in a few weeks. HOWEVER... I have been saving extra projects for "such a time as this" for over a year! This card was created for a friend who lost his special pup last year. I just love that wooden dog embellishment! I think it goes well with the papers and PS stamps, and it fit my friend's personality perfectly! I used the following PS stamps/dies: HeartsSorry Wordand Paws for a Cause. 

That's it for me today! I hope you will join in the fun--- you could win a $50 gift certificate to the PS store! Be sure to stop by HERE to link up and play along:) 

THANKS so much for stopping by! Be blessed:}