March 29, 2009

window 3 - Whaz Up?

My 3rd submission for the Hero Arts window challenge. I have had such fun making these cards, I love the window idea. Items used: HA anyone can stamp woodland creature stamps, got flowers, watercolor pencils.

Window 2 - Friendly doggy

Here's another card for the Hero Arts window challenge. I just love this friendly dog, he makes me smile. Items used: HA clear design happy day animals and thoughtful messages stamps, watercolor pencils, ribbons, gems.

March 25, 2009

pink elephant - challenge 8 - Easter

This week's challenge at the Pink Elephant is Easter. I thought of this little lamb, lambs and daffodils always mean spring to me. The farm up the road should have little lambs running around any day now, can't wait. I'm going to send this card to Cynthia, she too loves little lambs :) Items used: Hero Arts clear design thoughtful messages and happy day animal stamps, HA sparkle clear home flower stamp, got flowers, crystal effects gems.

March 21, 2009

Little spring Fairy...

I have wanted the Hero Arts Woodland creatures stamp set from the minute I saw it and finally bought it at Archiver's yesterday using a 30% off coupon, yippee! I have seen quite a few cards made w/ this set on the different blogs I search, however have not seen the cute little fairy in this set used. Well, I had to correct that and here she is :) Items used: HA CL261 woodland creatures, autumn leaves button, gelly roll glitter pen, linen thread, watercolor pencils.

March 20, 2009

Echoes of Kindness

Each month I make cards with a group of woman, it's our monthly Stampin Up stamp club. Last month I was the hostess of the club and received this lovely stamp set (level 2), Echoes of Kindness. My first of many cards made with this set. Items used: SU echoes of kindness flower and sentiment stamps, pearls.

Spring cupcake and bunny!

I love when spring arrives, the flowers, bunnies, cupcakes, warm spring weather, everything Spring just take you away to a happy place. Here's another bunny cupcake, enjoy :) Items used: Hampton Arts G bunny stamp ($1 at Michael's), Hero Arts clear design cupcake stamp, Memory box happy spring stamp, scallop border punch, got flowers, ribbon, pearls.

A big smile for Spring!

Happy first day of Spring!! I just love bunnies and springtime. I am submitting this card to 2 challenges 1)The Pink Elephant challenge # 6, buttons and 2) Hero Arts Spring challenge. Items used: Hampton Art G bunny stamp, Hero Arts clear design and sparkle clear cupcakes' stamps, buttons, linen thread, rick rack ribbon. Enjoy!

March 15, 2009

I appreciate you...

I purchased a few of the Me and my big ideas paper pads at Archivers. They are in the Hot Spot area for only $1.99 a pad. I love some of the papers in these pads and here is a card with one of my favs. Items used: Hero Arts manuscript background and all occasion stamps, HA art flowers vintage, got flowers, brad, pearl, jute twin, and Me and my big ideas DP.

A note of thanks...

A co-worker of mine asked me to make her a few thank you cards. This card is one of my favorites. Items used: Hero Arts from the heart greetings and manuscript background stamps, Got flowers, pearl, brad, jute twine, DP - Me and my big ideas.

March 10, 2009

2 sketches 4 you

This week's sketch on 2 sketches 4 you is Laura's sketch 21. The idea for this card came to me the minute I saw the sketch and again I found a nice use for my new SU Simple Friendship stamp set. Items used: SU Simple friendship stamps, HA art flowers, SU DP, button, gems, linen thread.

true friend

Another card with my favorite HA Lily stamp (see earlier post for similar card in different color scheme). Items used: SU simple friendship stamp, HA fairy lily and manuscript background stamps, got flowers' flower, button, linen thread.

Pretty butterfly!

Just purchased the Stampin' Up Simple Friendship stamp set. I am very happy w/ this set, the stamps are so versitle and ideas for cards are spinning around in my head. Here goes! Items used: SU Simple Friendship stamps, pearls, MS border punch, SU DP.

cotton tail spring

Spring is in the air although we had snow and ice this morning, I know it's in the air. So, what better time than now to start making spring cards, with cute bunnies. Items used: Hampton Art $1 bunny stamp, Memory Box happy spring stamp, SU simple friendship flower stamp, gems, ribbon, DP.

March 4, 2009

Little Things

This week's challenge on the Hero Arts blog is "little things". I made these 2 cards for the challenge and will make a few more. I love animals, all kinds (dogs do rule though) and the little things made out of animal stamps are my favorites. Items used: all Hero Arts stamps, gems, threads, HA art flowers, etc.

March 3, 2009

good coffee, good friend

O.K., I admit it I'm a coffee-holic, I cannot live without coffee. Growing up my parents always had one of those stove top perculators w/ coffee, fresh coffee any time of day; it must be in the genes :) Anyway, the second I saw this little stamp set by Hero Arts I had to have it, isn't it fun! Items used: HA clear design coffe stamps, HA art flowers, rick rack ribbon, brads, buttons, linen thread, gem