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Thursday, November 19, 2015

IO Stamps DT Thursday Challenge


Good Morning!!!! Are you all getting ready for Christmas?

This morning I made a quick and easy card for the Seasons Greetings Challenge.

You could win a $25.00 Gift Certificate for Participating! Just use IO stamps and dies to create your finest Holiday creation!

For my card, I used the Merry Mouse Stamp!

I coloured her up with my Touch Markers and added a little Polar White Flower Soft to add snow and  bring dimension! I was teaching my mixed media canvas class this week, so I took advantage of having the stencil and whipped spackle out and made a flaky background! The final touch was to add some cranberry seam binding and the from our family to yours sentiment

you can link you card up HERE




If you're in the Virginia Area, you should pop in to the Warehouse Sale! 


check out the Designer cards! They're some pretty!


Thursday, November 12, 2015

Impression Obsession DT Thursday




Hi! I'm very happy to share some projects with you as the DT Thursday featured designer. This came at a perfect time as it allowed me to get a good start on my Christmas Cards. I'll just list the supplies under each card. So here goes

Merry from A Very Merry  Die
The sweet little gingerbread men from Cookie Block
Christmas from the Merry Christmas Die

The Paper is Carta Bella- Have a  Very Merry Christmas
The Little flag and poinsettia embellie are Chipboard accents from the Carta Bella Christmas  Wonderland Collection



That's that! Hope you enjoyed my share for today

--Vicki~~
Sunday, November 8, 2015

Challenge Chicks and Doodlebug oh my!



Good Morning!!! Okay so HOW many days 'til Christmas?

What happened to 2015? I can't believe it's almost through. It just seems it was January. I'm kind of glad in one sense, as it's been a tough 18 months for me, but each month that we got deeper into the year I got feeling better, so I guess it's all good! I'm positive the 2016 is going to be my year! POSITIVE!!!! 

So onto the card! How freakin grin evoking sweet is THIS???? That little Christmas tree makes me want to reach out and tickle it! I KNOW silly me. Anyway I kind of took artistic liberty with the Challenge Chicks Challenge this month..well HUGE artistic liberty in fact. The challenge was to create a tag to match some gift wrap that you have at home. I do have some Christmas Wrap packed away into a box and good lord, I wasn't ready to crack that yet! I had already had started this little gift tag featuring the Merry Tree Doodlepop 3D sticker. Then I thought perhaps I'd make some gift wrap to match. Well then I decided that I'd wrap something with the Christmas Magic Paper, but since I didn't have a gift to wrap, I didn't want to waste the paper, so I used it as the base for a card.

I used a strip of Christmas Trim to break up the background a bit and a small circle of Tiny Trimmings on the tag. I thought the tree could use a little snow under, so I added some Polar White Flower Soft. I had some fun stickers from the Dollar store that I added for the sentiment and of course the big black bow! Did I stray too far from the challenge?

Hope you enjoy my cute little creation as much as I enjoyed making it!


--Vicki~~

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Impression Obsession Thursday Designer Challenge


Good Morning! It's almost the weekend! Today's challenge is Give Thanks


For my card, I used




Check out what that super talented Design Team created!

To Play along in the challenge head over to the 

Happy Stamping!
--Vicki~~