Sunday, 29 March 2015

Freshly Made Sketches

I love using a Sketch to figure out a new card. I find it so helpful and this time I decided to deviate a bit from my usual style and do a little stamping with my Unity Stamp set "Insightful Meadows". I only have a couple of large ink pads in various colours so I had to work around that. I really like this sketch. left lots for room for any interpretation.
Here's the sketch from Challenge 179.....
And my card...

Sunday, 22 March 2015

From the Heart Stamps Monthly Challenge

Three months in a row... I'm determined to do the Progressive Challenge at From the Heart Stamps every month for a year and get 12 free digis. The good news is; the digis are always really cute.
This month I intended to use the entire set of 3 but as the creative process unfolded, my design changed completely.
This is the free set if you played along last month....
And here's my card...
I've been dying to use these little bunny diecuts and finally I got a chance on the inside of this card.
Now if Spring would just "get here"!

Saturday, 21 March 2015

Tim Horton Roll up the Rim

For whatever reason, I delight in keeping track of my Tim Horton wins each Roll up the Rim season.
If I could be so careful tracking other items, like spending. lol.  So just for fun, here's the Tally....
48 coffees purchased, (about a month and half)... WIN 5 coffee and 3 donut.
Does anyone else think that the wins are a little less frequent? I also heard that you don't even win the car, it's a lease. Seriously Tim's, don't you think we spend enough money at your stores every day?

Saturday, 14 March 2015

Dog Sympathy

I finally got my hands on the Paper Smooches Dog Icons and Rescue stamps. I can never have too many dog stamps and most of the Loonies for Lindor attendees are dog lovers also, so I just might make a few more of these for the Crop card sale.
I decided to play along with Freshly Made Sketches this week because I really liked the sketch.
I can see myself using this particular sketch a lot. I used the new line of paper (or maybe its new to me) from American Crafts.
Sorry for the poor lighting, it's a dismal day today. I diecut the heart twice and layered it and also popped it up and I even stamped a little pawprint on the inside.
I feel like I'm starting amass a little collection of dog related stamps and dies, not just random paper lines so its a lot more fun to design the various cards. I hope I don't need to use this particular card anytime in the near future.

Saturday, 7 March 2015

LRW - Birds of a Feather

I decided to link up with the Little Red Wagon challenge this week because I knew I could make a card with a bird since the Birdbrains at From the Heart Stamps are a favourite of mine.

I actually had this image already coloured since I made a similar card a few weeks ago so it came together pretty quickly.

I don't know about you but I always loved my red hot water bottle growing up. Very comforting when one is feeling under the weather.

I've been picking up steam working on my June Fundraiser so I haven't had as much time to post or maybe I've just been procrastinating getting on the desktop now that I carry my Ipad with me everywhere.