Sometimes all you need to be happy is a hug from a friend.
I used the adorable bunnies from the Mama Elephant Honey Bunny stamp set to create a simple card to send a friend who hasn’t been feeling well.
Hopefully today is a good day for YOU to be happy too.
Mama Elephant Honey Bunny Stamp & Dies, Up & Away Stamps, Simon Says Stamp Stitched Square Dies, Copics, Glitz Unchartered Waters, Teresa Collins Ebosser
Have you been coloring during October?
I’m joining in when I can, but it’s not as much as I would like.
I’ve even spent some evenings coloring, but I haven’t found the time to post my pictures.
There’s just not enough time in the day.
And it’s hard to get a good picture after dark. Sigh.
But, here’s one of my evening’s work~
Even on a completed card!!
How about that?
The little princesses from The Greeting Farm Ever After set are so cute and fun to color.
And perfect for a real princess’s birthday.
The Greeting Farm Ever After Stamps, Simon Says Stamp Stitched Rectangle Dies, Studio Calico Sundrifter Paper, DCWV Gems, Copics, Signo White Pen, Brother Scan & Cut
Have you missed me?
I will admit that life has gotten a bit out of control with us trying to enjoy every last moment of the Summer.
Need I mention school started yesterday?
So I thought I’d pop in here with my card for Kathy from The Daily Marker Pop Up Challenge: It’s All About Lines.
I used Washi tape to form my lines of varying sizes and simply blended two colors of Distress Ink into the white spaces.
Once I removed the Washi tape I had a perfectly striped or better yet lined background.
Keep an eye out for more Pop Up Challenges from Kathy at The Daily Marker.
I know I’ll be joining in!
My Favorite Things Birdie Brown Birthday Bear Stamps & Dies, Birthday Wishes & Ballons Stamps, Simon Says Stamp Stitched Rectangle Die, Tim Holtz Distress Inks, Signo White and Black Gel Pen, Copics
That an adventure was going to happen.
I love that sentiment.
Almost as much as I love the Petunia Gets A Piggy Back image that accompanies it.
You just have to smile looking at those two together.
It reminds me of a certain little girl running around my house. He he.
Stamping Bella Petunia Gets A Piggy Back Stamp, Pebbles Jenn Hadfield Home Made Paper Pad, Simon Says Stamp Stitched Dies, Copics
And I can not lie.
The family and I saw that phrase on an animal clinic sign the other day and laughed about it for the rest of the day.
Of course, I had to explain it and the song to the kids. Sigh.
It also meant I had to use it.
I used the adorable two sided hanging puppy from the My Favorite Thing’s You Make My Tail Wag stamp and die set.
Not only is my puppy peeking at us from the front, but when you open the card you see his big…
And the sentiment~
Silly I know, but it makes me laugh.
However, probably not my best idea since my five year old is now singing the song repeatedly. Sigh.
My Favorite Things You Make My Tail Wag Stamps and Dies, Simon Says Stitched Dies, Copics, DCWV The Basics Stack
This little guy just makes me smile.
Meet Milton from Stampingbella.
I colored him for Day 19 of the 30 Day Color Challenge hosted by Kathy Racoosin from The Daily Marker.
For whatever reason I thought he’d be perfect for my Father’s Day card for my Dad.
Especially when paired with my sentiment.
At least I think so.
My sister, Amy, might not agree.
I saw the phrase somewhere online Friday.
I think it might have even been a stamp, but I can’t remember where I saw it or even find it now.
So, I simply used Photoshop and my printer to create my version of it.
Underneath Milton is a printed paper from Simple Stories I Am collection which lists many of the qualities that I think my Dad instilled in me.
That makes my card a little sweet and a lot sassy.
Just like me.
Stampingbella Milton, Simon Says Stamp Stitched Rectangles, Copics, Signo White Pen, Fancy Pants Down By The Sea 6×6 Paper Pad, Simple Stories I Am 6×6 Paper Pad
I can hardly believe that our good friend’s daughter has graduated from High School.
Where has the time gone?
I can still remember the day she was born.
Aww…I’m getting all teary eyed just thinking about it.
I used a Wryn Graduate digital stamp from Tiddly Inks that I colored to match Morgan’s actual gown and sash.
Luckily I had just watched a Sandy Allnock video on coloring white images.
Not too bad I think.
Except for where I thought her hair was the stash and colored it blue.
Anyway blue hair or not I know that this graduate is going great places.
Just to note that it’s Day 20 of the 30 Day Color Challenge.
Amazingly enough I’m keeping up.
Tiddly Inks Wryn Graduate Digital Stamp, Mama Elephant Surprise Sentiment, Crate Paper Boys Rule 6×6 Paper Pad, Simon Says Stamp Stitched Rectangle Die, Copics