April Release Day at Your Next Stamp!

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Hello again!  It is time for this month’s totally fun and adorable release blog hop at Your Next Stamp!  If you have just stumbled upon my blog, you can start the hop over at Jen’s blog.  If you have arrived from Veronica’s blog then you are right on track!  We have LOTS of fun new stamps and dies to show you this month so hold on and get ready to shop after you hop!  🙂

Paper: Echo Park Stamps: Your Next Stamp (Scrappy Happy Turtle)  Ink: A Muse, Copic markers  Accessories: Your Next Stamp Die – Spring Grass, Burlap ribbon, Brads.

Paper: MME  Stamps: Your Next Stamp (Hot Stuff Mug set) Ink: Stampin’ Up,  A Muse Accessories: Your Next Stamp Dies- Happy Holiday Dies (mug) and Tags Galore two, Pearls, Nesties, Baker’s Twine. 

Hop Prizes – Karen has a $20 YNS Gift Certificate up for grabs as well as 2 secret bloggers hidden along the way, with your change to winYNS ScrapFest stamps – Shopper Fhiona and Cropper Fhiona!  You have until April 15th at midnight (EST) to comment, good luck!

Hop Specials – Karen will also have some awesome bundle deals available plus there is the fabulousYNS Bargain Bin with lots of great deals. AND there are the ScrapFest Fhiona stamps available for $5!
I hope you have enjoyed the hop so far, the next stop is Jenny’s blog!
Thanks for visiting and have a great day!

Flutter By Wednesday #198

Happy Wednesday!  This week’s Flutter By Wednesday challenge is to make a birthday card!  Just remember to use a butterfly, fairy or angel on your cards.

Paper: Echo Park Stamps: My Favorite Things, A Muse sentiment  Ink: A Muse, Copic markers  Accessories: Ribbon, Twine, Pearls, Smooch Glitz, Rhinestone.

I will be back again in just a few minutes with this months YNS release hop!  See ya soon!

Gettin’ Retro-Fresh at The Greeting Farm!

Hey everyone!  Rain or shine it is time to get Retro-fresh on the Farm!  This months theme is “April showers and more!”  You can do any type of weather related card for the challenge you just need to use a stamp that is 6 months or older.  Check out the TGF blog for all the info and to see the rest of the samples!

I dug through my stamps and found my Rain Snow Shine Miss Anya set that I have had for ages and that needed some inky love!

Paper: MME  Stamps: The Greeting Farm (Rain Snow Shine), A Muse sentiment  Ink: A Muse, Copic markers  Accessories: Ribbon, Button, Twine, Rhinestones.

I will be back in a little bit with more to share!  Until then I hope you have a great day!

YNS meets The Ribbon Carousel and an April Sneak Peek!

Happy Tuesday everyone!  There is lots of excitement today, The Ribbon Carousel and Your Next Stamp have teamed up for this week’s Ribbon Carousel challenge and it is sneak peek time over at the YNS blog!  How much fun is that?!?!

I am showing Ellie Loves Lattes, who will be available tomorrow at YNS, along with some yummy ribbon from the April ribbon club kit!

Paper: MME Stamps: Your Next Stamp  Ink: A Muse, Copic markers  Accessories:  Ivory Jute, Pink Salmon Vintage Seam Binding, Ivory Satin/horizontal Striped ribbon, Button.

I hope you all have a great day and thanks for hopping along with us!

Flutter By Wednesday #197

Happy Wednesday!  This week’s Flutter By Wednesday is an open challenge sponsored by Sparkle Creations Rubber Stamps!  Just remember to use a butterfly, fairy or angel!

I used Rollerblading Chloe for my card today and some beautiful new MME paper.  I am really liking Teal and the Coral/reds in so many papers right now.

Paper: MME  Stamps: Sparkle Creations Rubber Stamps (Rollerblading Chloe), Kraftin’ Kimmie sentiment  Ink: A Muse, Copic markers  Accessories: Smooch Glitz, Prima flowers, Pearls, Rhinestones.

Mom arrived yesterday and you would think she is moving in with all the stuff and food she brought with her!  LOL  Today she wants to go shopping again, so I will be a busy girl running around!  I hope you all have a wonderful day and thanks for stopping by!

Tutorial Tuesday at The Greeting Farm!

Happy Tuesday!  It is my turn to do a tutorial this week over on The Greeting Farm blog!  I was really stumped on what to do and then BAM!  It hit me, I could do one on masking which would be perfect with any of the new Sitting collection.  To see the tutorial check out the TGF blog!

For my card I used Sitting Lovely and some yummy new My Mind’s Eye paper that I just got.  I love the colors!

Paper: MME  Stamp: The Greeting Farm (Sitting Lovely)  Ink: A Muse, Copic markers  Accessories: Baker’s Twine, Prima flowers, Pearls.

Mom is coming to stay with us this week, which will be nice, but I need to get things ready for her!  I hope you all have a great day and thanks for stopping by!

2012 Christmas Card Challenge #18

Happy Sunday!  This week’s Christmas Card Challenge is a sketch challenge by ME!  To see the sketch and what all the lovely ladies of the DT have done with it this week you can check it out on the CCC blog!

Paper: Echo Park  Stamp: The Greeting Farm  Ink: Brilliance, Copic markers  Accessories: CM snowflake punch, Stickles, Rhinestones.

I had a great time teaching a Copic class yesterday and will be teaching again tomorrow!  Today, Tiffanny is coming out for a crafty girl day!!!  I hope you all have a wonderful day and thanks for stopping by!