Friday, September 10, 2010

Elisabeth Bell Digi Bells New Release

Elisabeth Bell has done it again. She created the adorable "Catch of the Day" digital stamp. This is the new release image for September. This image is based upon Elisabeth's beautiful daughter. I love these images they are fantastic to color and add so much interest to a card or project.

I used Fly a Kite DP from October Afternoon and PTI cardstock. I added acrylic accents, a ribbon, and a button. I wanted to keep my card simple so I could showcase this lovely image. I colored her with Copic markers.

I followed the Sweet Stop sketch for inspiration. I also followed the Digital Tuesday challenge of using dots and stripes.

Make sure you check out the Digi Bells blog. Also, did you know that Elisabeth Bell has a Facebook page. Both of these are great ways of keeping up with all the latest regarding Elisabeth Bell Digital Stamps and rubber stamps.

Paper Maniac Birthday Blog Hop

If you have arrived from Julie Lacey's Blog you are on the right track. If not, go back to the Paper Maniac's Store blog to begin the blog hop!

We are celebrating the first birthday of the Paper Maniac store. There are lots of fabulous prizes and give aways up for grabs. The Big Blog Prize includes lots of goodies from Flourishes, Creative Inspiration Paints, Unity, Artistic Outpost, JustRite, Xyron, Melissa Francis, Spellbinders, Tim Holtz, Girls Paperie, and Cosmo Cricket. To winn this Mega prize package you need to leave a comment on ach of the blogs by Sunday evening. The Random Drawing will be held September 12th, 8pm central.

I made this card for the Paper Maniac Birthday Blog. I used the Flourishes Stamp Set Sunflowers and the 6x6 Pink Paislee paper pad called Bayberry College. I colored my stamped image with Copic markers and topped it off with a ribbon.

The next person on the hop is Joanna. Good Luck and Have Fun!

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Inspiration Post and MelJen's Thursday Challenge

This week's challenge at MelJens is to make a "Back to School" card. The challenge is a fun way to play with MelJens images:)

I used MelJens image "Bunny Garden Fairy" and colored her with Copic Markers, for my inspiration card. I used DeLovely DP from Cosmo Cricket and cardstock from PTI.

I used the Tuesday Morning Sketches, sketch challenge for inspiration. Additionally, I participated in the Digital Tuesday Challenge of using dots and stripes.

Make sure you check out all the wonderful creations by the DT using these images! You can purchase these fabulous images and others from MelJen's Designs at the Whimsy Site.

Pixie Dust Studio Challenge

The Pixie Dust Studio Challenge this week is to use black and white and one other color. Do you remember the riddle, "what is black and white and read all over"? This riddle was inspiration for my bookmark. I chose the Harry Potter image. I colored my image with Copic Markers. I used DP from DCW and PTI cardstock. I added some flourish die cuts, a button, ribbon and dimentionals. I used the sketch challenge at Tuesday Morning Sketches to inspire my card. I also participated in the Crazy4Challenges site of making something that is book related. Also, I used the Digital Tuesday Challenge of using dots and stripes. Make sure to check out all of the other DT members for inspiration. I cannot wait to see what you make for the challenge! You would be amazed what a little magic and pixie dust will do!

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Elisabeth Bell Digital Designs Sneak Peek

Elisabeth Bell's Digital Designs is releasing it's September digital stamp on September 10th at 7:00 pm Arizona Time. The Digi Bells DT will be posting it's creations on that day! Make sure you check out the Elisabeth Bell Digital Design Team blog to enter for a chance to win this fabulous digital stamp.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

My Queen Quilt and Pillows

I have to say I have never been more proud of myself. I got the courage to make a queen quilt and all the accompanying pillows. I took a class for the quilt and chose patterns for the pillows. I even had to put in a zipper. I designed the european pillow shams from the Pottery Barn ones that had been on my bed before. They even have three ties to hold them all together. The only thing I have left to do is make a couple of accent pillows for two chairs in our master bedroom. The materials are from Michael Miller.

Confession time... when I was in HS my Mom made my final exam project for Home Ec. I was hopeless with a sewing machine. This time I sewed everything by myself. I amazed myself and learned so much. I can't wait to get started on a quilt for my daughter's bedroom.

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