Wednesday, March 31, 2010


Hi there! WHEW...Some important news and ofcourse a very cute and funny post for Shirley's 2 Girls! First I want to tell you all thanks for all the GREAT wishes for our ONE year anniversary over at Copic Creations blog! I had my ds pick a name randomly from my blog to win my candy- which is a stamp set from OUR CRAFT LOUNGE (valued at 19.99) called "Snail Mail". The winner is "Beadz"!! She wrote: "I've learned so much with Copic Creations! Thank you DT for all your hard work and inspiration! Gini " me your "snail mail " address and I will get the set in the mail to you along with a few other "goodies" ASAP!! :) Thank you again to all who played! At this time I still dont know who won that HUGE GRAND prize from the blog..But I will soon!! he he he!! NOW- On to the next challenge for Copic Creations..Coloring flowers! The sponsor for this new challenge is "Paper Garden Projects". Check it out cuz she is giving away a gift cert! I confess..I am not a huge flower FAN--except I LOVE babies' breath, daisies, sunflowers and lillies of the valley...thats about all u will see at my house! My image is this sweet Penny Black set that was given to me by a friend called "Wonderful". I used YOO, YR21, 23 and 24. Then E13, 15 and 18- the greens were G00, g40 and G82. Oh, and the little hedgehog is done with C1,2 and 3 , E00 and E93.

This cute doggie- is from Shirley's 2 Girls and his name is "Domino"- the image is called "Foolin Around". Anyone that knows me -knows I LOVE LOVE LOVE DOGS! I was cracking up when I saw that the "girls" at S2G made a group of these cute little hats to go on the dogs! When u purchase this image you get the hats, (several)the dog AND SENTIMENTS TOO! !!Check out the challenge blog and play along with the dt and the "twist" is "anything goes!" WOOO HOOO! Play a joke! Tell a riddle! ha ha! SOOOO...Where does your dog sleep when you camp out???


A PUP TENT!!! he he he! Ok...hope you laughed! thanks for "PUPPING UP" with the LOOOOOONG post here today!! :) HUGS!

Weds. Copic Colour challenge- #58

Here's my card for the new Copic Colour challenge- #58- I didnt have all the colors listed to use- so I used what I thought would be closest! I gotta tell you that this particular challenge was REALLY a challenge for me! ha ha! For some reason I just could not see myself using these 3 colors together! I think it came out pretty cute tho! BUT- THATS just the beauty of Copic Colour challenge can do that for the challenges! I used this cute image from InStyle stamps called "Lindsay". I actually bought this a long time ago and decided to make a set of cards for my hairdresser to use! Well..that was a LONG time ago and I am just getting to that now! I used some of my fav BG June bug dp and some BG buttons. Be sure to check out all the cute cards by the rest of the dt on the CCC blog- and once again- check out the winner's candy!

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Gothic Arches.."this old photo "..challenge..

Here is my arch for the challenge over at Gothic Arches. My dp is from 7 gypsies and this little candle stamp was one I picked up when on vacation one year in New Mexico -by "Our Lady of Rubber". I dont get to do these arches too often but I sure LOVE them all. I really like to sit here with my tea and browse thru the list on the blog when I can! thanks for looking and have a great weekend! :)

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Twisted Thursday at Shirley's 2 Girls and a helpful link for digis!

Check out the "Twisted Thursday " challenge at Shirley's 2 Girls challenge blog! The challenge is to use buttons on a card! Easy as can be! Then check out this link for your reference on stamping with digi stamps! Good Info for ya! This is my card for the challenge using the digi image called "Hippity Hoppity". My dp is this cute Mini Deck called "garden variety " by Cosmo Cricket and I used a few Copics to color! tfl!

Copic Color Challenge for Weds AND MORE!

G99-BV08 and E59 -"Rainy day friend"
"Bunny & Basket" from Shirley's 2 Girls- challenges are listed below! :)

Well- Here is my card for the new Copic Colour Challenge- the colors are G99, BV08, and E59. My image is called "Rainy Day Friend" from Phindy's place . I colored my image and mounted it on an olive panel then on some kraft cs. I punched my flower with my Fiskars punch (put thru a swiss dot cb first). I used several MS border punches too. Copics used: G99, 94, 82 and 40- BV08, 04, 02, 00- E59, 43, 31, 57- YR24 and 26, C3 and C1. CHECK OUT what the other dt members did and see what the "candy" is this week ! My next card is for SEVERAL challenges. I am not one for entering too many challenges at once but here goes!!:

This bunny image is from Shirley's 2 Girls and is called "Bunny & Basket".

I colored him with Copics ofcourse and used my SB die along with a bit of sewing around the border. DP is BG sugar rush. This Bunny card is for :

Sweet Sunday Sketch challenge-SSSC61, Paper Garden =spring or Easter colors, Saturday challenge= spring card, Just Us Girls= spring colors and Digital Tuesday= spring. Whew!! tfl! Enjoy your Wednesday!

Monday, March 22, 2010

Sketch Saturday challenge

Here is my card for the Sketch Saturday Challenge..first time to play in this challenge. This cute bunny is called "bunny hop" and is from Shirley's 2 Girls. DP is from BG and I used my MS border punches. This bunny was so simple..just used C1 copic pen and outlined with a little C3. He was then cut out and popped up over another C1 outlined bunny! Then I put a little pink around the ears. tfl! Have a good week! :)

Saturday, March 20, 2010

A thank-you card for a Hospital stay...

My girlfriend had just been it the hospital unexpectedly- she had a small cut on her thumb and while she was bowling she noticed it was really hurting and swelling and there was a line going up her arm. Long story short- she had a very bad infection and it could have really gotten life threatening! She's still recovering now...but it is taking some time..She asked me to make her a card for the staff at the hospital. This is what I came up with . "Riley" is ALWAYS good to have around! DP is Nook and Pantry by BG and I colored Riley with copics. His blanket and pillow are paper pieced. The nurse's names are printed on white glossy cs to kinda look like the board in the hosp rooms that the on duty nurses sign in on- and the inside sentiment I saw somewhere...wish I knew where now- not exactly the same cuz I couldnt remember the whole thing. TFL! Happy Saturday! We have some GORGEOUS WEATHER here in Ohio- Hope you do too! :)

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Thursday- Shirley's 2 Girls Challenge Blog- Easter image - Use Pastels :)

Here is a quick little "cutie" I got from Shirley's 2 Girls! His/her name is called "Bunny eggroll"- he he he! For Pastels I used my Copics- BV colors and BG- YR and Y, Goo and G2 - blends- etc. I grabbed some scrap lime green paper I have had hangin around here- I think it was Recycle K & Co. pad- Ric Rac ribbon from lcs and I punched the flower with a Fiskars punch. This didnt take too long at all and it's a GREAT image to make Easter cards with! Take a look at the cute easy-peasy Easter images to use over at Shirley's 2 Girls and remember they are DIGITAL so you can get them right away!! Then enter your card using "pastels" somewhere on it over at the challenge blog to try to win some candy from the "girls"! TFL! YAY! LOVE THURSDAYS! :)

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Copic Colour Challenge # 56

It is Wednesday and the Copic Color Challenge blog says: "Use these 3 colors!"= BV02, G02, and B32 InStyle Stamps is the sponsor this week for the blog candy- so make sure you post your creation to the blog! My image is called "scarf chick" and I LOVE the color blue so this sure was a fun challenge for me! The dp is a mish-mash of several scraps I have had tucked away and the ribbon is from a lcs. I used SB die and SU border punch. Thanks for looking and remember- The chance to win at the COPIC CREATIONS BLOG is still on! Scroll down to check it out! :)

Sunday, March 14, 2010

March 15th- Come celebrate with Copic Creations 1 Year Anniversary*

It is ONE WHOLE year since Mary G. started Copic Creations and the girls on the dt are celebrating! The Celebration challenge is to create a card using ANY of the techniques shown on the blog for the last year! Yep! There is a GIGANTIC prize give away on the main blog ...AND ...on each dt members' blogs there is one prize to be given away with your comment! Our FABULOUS sponsors from this past year have been sooooo wonderful and they have agreed to donate MANY prizes for our anniversary post! So go check it out, leave a comment and stop at all the dt members blogs for a chance to win THEIR blog give away!! I AM GIVING AWAY A CLING RUBBER STAMP SET FROM OUR CRAFT LOUNGE CALLED SNAIL MAIL- (value $19.99)!!!! I will ALSO include some xtra suprises! Winners will be drawn on the next Copic Creations challenge date (April 1st) along with the super prize winner on the Copic Creations blog! In order to win from me- you must be a follower of my blog and leave me you email to contact you! CARD DEETS: This is the "Queen" from the new "ALICE" images over at Shirley's 2 Girls. The challenge I took here was "black" hair and coloring "gold"- Although I am absolutely CRAZY ABOUT this image- I am not thrilled with the photo I took! I think it is time for a new camera! DP is DCWV Mariposa and the hair colors are C7, C5, C2 and C1- the crown gold is E13, YR24, Y35 and Y00- The robe was BV000, BV00, 02,04--R 46, 59-- tfl! Have a great week!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

It's Shirley's 2 Girls "twisted thursday challenge"

Did you love the new release last week of the new Alice in Wonderland Images??? We hope that you enjoyed all of the eye candy that the DT posted for your viewing! Well GUESS WHAT..your are in for a real treat!! FREEBIE FOLKS!! S2G will give you your very own Alice DIGI of the CHESHIRE CAT!! GO GRAB THIS GUY and play along with us in the twisted thursday challenge!! The challenge is a sketch and the twist is to use stripes- YOU already got the stripes if you use the cat! Now- IT IS NOT REQUIRED that you even use the SKETCH....BUT...we just thought it might make it easier for you if you are so inclined to do so!! CMON- Go get your Copics or pencils and get coloring! Link your fab work and dont forget if you upload to a gallery please use the keywords S2GSC46, S2G and Shirleys 2 Girls. We will select 2 lucky winners that play along to each win a free digi from the web store! You will also get a really cool icon to display proudly on your blog that you were a TT winner! You can click on my side bar of S2G DT players to get some inspiration first! My cat was colored with Copics (BG no.s) and the dp is from that new pad called Mariposa found at Michaels or JoAnns stores. The sentiment is from the S2G collection also. Not a great pic but the cat is popped up on a SB die cut- I also used a CB folder, teal wire, Fiskars punch and MS punch. TFL!

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Ending with the "Queen of Hearts"! :) and- Copic Color Challenge #55

Hi there! Gees- sure have been posting ALOT lately! Finishing up showing you the Shirley's 2 Girls- "Alice " images- Here is the Queen of Hearts! Okay- GOTTA LOVE THE SENTIMENT THAT COMES WITH THIS!! ha ha ha! It says "Someone's head is going to roll for this"- I WILL be making a card with THIS soon! In the meantime check out Debbie and Deanne's blog! Now- the new Copic Color challenge is to use these three colors: W-7 , BG96 , and C7. This is an image I got from Shirley's 2 Girls called " Sheep and Friend "- I did not have BG96 so I used BG93 AND BG99- The dp is again from the BG new pad "Green at Heart" and this image is popped up 2wice. Take a look at what the other girls did on the Copic Color Challenge and join in to win some awesome "candy" TFL!

Presenting the "March Hare"...AND the "Sweet Sunday" sketch challenge

Take a look at the "March Hare" from the new "Alice" release over at Shirley's 2 Girls- as we continue to show you all the new digis. This time it is ANN and ANNE!! Also- When you are over at the S2G store you will find some cute Easter images- Here is my entry for the "Sweet Sunday" sketch challenge using the digi "flower hat". This digi has 2 sentiments that come with it and it is only $2.50! I used my new BG " green at heart" dp and colored her hat with Copics. I did a little stitching with my machine and just adhered a bow. OKAY- I chose this sentiment because I happen to adore Mary's blog alot! "My Cardz- My Passion- My Therapy ". For fun- I call her "Mary Mary" this card is for you Mary G.!! he he he he! :) I really think YOU need a hat like this one!

Monday, March 8, 2010

STILL counting down the "Alice" releases!

Here you go- take a look at the "Mad Hatter" over at Cat and Lisa's blogs to see them in color! Then head over to the Shirley's 2 Girls store and the challenge blog to play with us! tfl! :)

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Two more looks at "Alice" images! from S2G

"Drink me Alice"

"Chesire Cat"

Lovin these NEW digis from Shirley's 2 Girls!
Here's some more blogs to visit today with a look at these cute images! Visit these dt members' blogs to see them in color! Jennifer, Gina, Jeannie and Georgia! Wishing you Blessings on this Beautiful Sunday Morn...tfl!

Friday, March 5, 2010

Quick Post: S2G- more from "Alice" and MOJO128 - an Easter card

Happy Friday! LOVE Fridays! Here is a quick Easter card I made (mojo128challenge) with a cute bunny over at Shirley's 2 Girls. It's called "bunny Eggstravganza". I colored it with copics and used a few MS punches. I just wanted to tell ya'll to take a hop over to Jana and Carlie's blogs to see what they have done with the "White Rabbit"! These new images are so darn cute! tfl and have a WONDERFUL weekend! :)

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Shirley's 2 Girls presents "Alice" images!

Check it out! This is called "Alice falling thru the hole" from Shirley's 2 Girls and with THIS comes a whole slew of NEW images ! This week Shirley's 2 Girls has been giving everyone "peeks" and today I get to show you my whole image. We are still hosting the "twisted Thurs" challenge- which is to make ANY card and add green- then just check out the dt blogs every day for a look at the new images! Judy is showing you her card HERE today. I colored my "Alice" with Copics and sponged around her. Then I cut out a circle and drew grass around it. The dp is Memory box and I used a few of my MS border punches. This sentiment is one of MANY that comes with the images! tfl and if you have never played with us for a "twisted Thursday" challenge- why not? This is easy peasy and the "girls" ALWAYS give away wonderful "candy"!! :)

Monday, March 1, 2010

My First Post for the Copic Colour Challenge Blog DT

Here is my FIRST official post for the NEW DT over at the Copic Colour Challenge blog! Like sooooo many others I really love my Copic markers and was thrilled to find I would be on the new dt over there! I have been on the Copic Creations DT since the beginning and I am amazed at my team mates there - Now I get to be on 2 Copic teams and ...oh well...GET TO COLOR EVEN MORE!! ha ha ha! So without any further delay..the 3 colors to use for this challenge is BG15, B93 and Y21. My card uses BG15 on this little chefs' coat and the Y21 on the wheelbarrel of vegies, and B93 on the wheel. I found this sweet little image over at PCP in Phindy's group. It is to make a recipe book with and I couldnt resist coloring it for a card! The sentiment is computer generated and the dp is BG nook and pantry. Oh and the utensils on the flower were from a lcs in the minitures isle. Remember- you dont have to use these EXACT colors for your card if you dont have them- just use 1 or 2 or something close! Take a LOOK at what the other dt members did and see what candy is up for grabs! tfl!