Inspiration from Melissa

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

holiday baking MDS

lil girl birthday

ok you proly think enough already of  all the texture polka dots right? well, it's easy, fun and fast, so i have just one more to show you...k? ;) 

paper: melon mambo, blushing bride, so saffron, concord crush, peach parfait, pear pizzaz
ink: concord crush
stamps: on your birthday
tools: circle punches, decor label punch, wide oval punch, itty bitty punch pack, big shot, square lattice impression folder

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

happiest birthday wishes (hostess)

bright and fun colors for a little birthday girl turning 5!! Haley had a birthday party to go to and so we punched out circles and made a cute card for ms. Reagan! Some purple hair bling and surprises in the bag hopefully brought a smile to her face! ;)
paper: melon mambo, tangerine tango, pear pizzaz, so saffron, pacific point, blushing bride
ink: pacific point
stamps: happiest birthday wishes(FREE as a hostess)
tools: circle punches, itty bitty punch pack, big shot, finial press impression folder
accessories: rhinestones, so saffron ribbon, mini glue dots

Monday, March 26, 2012

fresh vintage SAB

Another year of Sale.a.bration is almost over!! Have you taken advantage of the free sets yet? Don't miss out they are super cute! This tag was made using the fresh vintage free set. this was the gift for SIL baby' girl that will hopefully b born in about 5 weeks! (Since the name is a secret, i just stamped 'girl' on the gift;) The brown wrapping paper i bought at the home improvement store here in town. it's acutally meant to line your floor to protect it during construction projects! ;))

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 Defining Alpha $12
do you like the idea of wrapping things in brown paper and stamping the name on the bag?? I have cheap alpha stamps just for you! cleaning my retired stash here!! the foam stamps are $3/bag! perfect for making that persoanlized gift or project!!

Saturday, March 24, 2012

happiest birthday wishes (hostess)

this is one of my all time fav hostess sets i think! it has so many great happy birthday sentiments! This one seemed kinda manly so i put it next my punch art car! like? I seen this @ convention last summer and had to give it a try;)

paper: crumb cake, whisper white,  night of navy, poppy parade dsp and pocketful of posies dsp
ink: poppy parade
stamps: happiest birthday wishes(hostess set) EARN this one for FREE!! ;)
tools: corner rounder, decor label, wide oval, circles, modern label punches
accessories: poppy parade ribbon, stampin dimensionals

Friday, March 23, 2012

boy dino

 Hannah was invited to a boy's birthday party @ the pool. they were asked not to bring gifts, but i always think the birthday boy needs a lil something right? so we made a dino out of punches and put him w/ some little candy bars... on the front we stamped let's celebrate...
 and on the back 'on your birthday and then Hannah could sign her name here.
i hand cut the neck and  orange spikes...used punches for the rest

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

baby thankyous

 Had a baby shower for my SIL last weekend and this is the stack of baby thank yous that i tucked into her gift box. Using the scraps of dsp from a retired pack, it came together so cute! Punched out a bunch of random size circles and then ran it through the big shot w/ the square lattice impression folder for some dimension! Had to stamp a few circle circus on the envelops to tie them together;)

Ties the clear box all us in wisteria wonder twine. that's stuff is awesomely cute for $2!! (and you get 25 yds!!)
paper: rich razzleberry, whisper white, dsp
ink: melon mambo, crushed curry
stamps: circle circus, a word for you
tools: circle punches, decor label punch, lrg scallop circle punch, itty bitty punch pack
accessories: rhinstones, stampin dimensionals, mini glue dots

Thursday, March 15, 2012

perfectly penned

needed some masculine thank you cards. sweet and to the point right? I don't think they will care if i skip the pretty ribbon and rhinestones.
paper: crumb cake, pocket full of posies dsp
ink: early espresso
tools: stapler, decor punch

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

surprise!!! MDS

along w/ my sneaky husband, two of my sisters showed up for the weekend to visit! I cried. i never cry when my family comes. this time i did.

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sunny days kit

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

perfectly penned

no challenge here. using some very bold dsp paper that you may look @ and go..."huh, what would i do w/ that?"...well this is What! Use it as the main focal point of your card front and you can keep the rest very simple!

paper: pear pizzaz, real red, pocket full of posies dsp, whisper white
ink: real red, early espresso
stamps: teeny tiny wishes, four frames, perfectly penned
tools: decor label punch, word window punch, wide oval punch
accessories: staples, stampin dimensionals, rhinestones

Sunday, March 11, 2012

sunny days 'in kindergarten' MDS

These 2 layouts are Hannah's year @ preschool in a nut shell! since we had so many different colors going on i thought it easiest to just change all pix to black and white and then use fun paper and embellishments! woops.... you see what i see??? My title is WRONG!!! this is preschool and NOT kindergarten... that's the awesome thing about digital...i'm just gonna go change it! no need to tear apart my layout! ;))

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Sunny Days predesigned pages and embellishments

Saturday, March 10, 2012

not so seriously

 my dear SIL birthday came and went, well she lives a ways away and i kinda wanted to 'hand deliver' a lil somthin to her, so this funny lil card is gonna hafta wait w/ that lil somthin....

paper: pool party, lucky limeade, whisper white, everyday enchantment dsp(SAB)
ink: choc chip, lucky limeade
stamps: not so seriously, fresh vintage (SAB)
tools: big shot, labels collection framelits die, itty bitty shapes punch, large oval punch,
accessories: lucky limeade ruffled ribbon, rhinestones, mini glue dots, stampin dimensionals

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

kindergaten fire saftey MDS

see those cute little loops of my ribbon tucked behind the heart? you want to know how to do that? go HERE to check out a video tutorial and learn how! is a GREAT place to go to learn how to use this program to the utmost

supplies: my digital studio

Monday, March 5, 2012

fresh vintage SAB

you can earn this stamp set for FREE right now, w/ a $50 purchase! on the sentiment piece, i stamped off 2X first so it was a light image, behind our 'happy birthday'. to get the paper lace look i attached it behind w/ sticky strip and bunched it as i went along. adds nice dimension

paper: baja breeze, wisteria wonder, soft suede textured, whisper white
ink: baja breeze, soft suede
stamps: well scripted, fresh vintage
tools: wide oval punch, big shot, designer frame impression folders, eyelet border punch
accessories: ruffled wisteria wonder ribbon

Sunday, March 4, 2012

baby MDS

another click and drag of the pictures. Chase learning out to eat big boy food!
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Saturday, March 3, 2012

watercolor trio

this stamp set is retired, but i still think it so pretty. kind a classic. i used markers to color the flower image, huffed it good w/ some hot air and then stamped it. (huffing re-wets your ink after you color an image w/ markers, nice and crisp again)
paper: baja breeze, wisteria wonder, whisper white, soft suede, lucky limeade
ink: wisteria wonder, soft suede, lucky limeade, soft suede
stamps: watercolor trio
tools: big shot, designer frame impression folders, modern label punch, large oval punch, wide oval punch, eyelet border punch
accessories: rhinestones, lucky limeade ruffled ribbon, stampin dimensionals

Friday, March 2, 2012

close your sleepy little eyes MDS

so w/ my latest posts, it looks like i've gotten a bit scrap that a word...or even possible?;) this is another predesigned layout, i just added the picutre and a few extras! Oh well, it's workin for me !!

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Thursday, March 1, 2012

Fresh vintage

using colorful inks kinda makes it look like this card has more to it than just one layer! Simple and cute!
paper: naturals ivory
ink: lucky limeade, pool party, calypso coral
stamps: fresh vintage, well scripted