Saturday, November 1, 2014

Guest Designing for i {heart} papers

Today is the day when I can share the news that I have the honor of being
  i {heart} papers Guest Designer for November and December!  I am thrilled to be designing alongside their talented design team members!  Over the next few months,  I will be showcasing some of the awesome products you can fin in the i {heart} paper store

For my first post, I decided to color up this adorable snowman from the Avery Elle Be Jolly stamp set and I used the coordinating Be Jolly Elle-ments die.


I used some distress inks to create the background and spritzed with water,  Once completely dry, I stamped the snowflakes from the Avery Elle Be Jolly stamp set in VersaMark ink and then heat embossed with some WOW pearl white embossisng powder


I stamped my image in Momento tuxedo black ink and colored him with copics.  I used a white gel pen to add the polka dots to the scarf and hat and used a Wink of Stella clear glitter marker to add some shimmer to the snowman.  

You can find the news about my Guest designing spot on the i {heart} papers blog!
Stay tuned for more posts featuring products from the store





Thursday, October 30, 2014

DS175 - Make a Wish

Welcome to this week's addition of the Deconstructed Sketch.  
I fell in love with this Teddy Bea "When You Wish Upon a Star" image when I saw it and this week's sketch was the perfect fit.   


I chose some papers from the Doodlebug Design Frosty Friends.



I printed my image on some PTI white card stock and colored her with copics.  I used a General's black pastel chalk pencil to add some depth to the shading and I used a Wink of Stella clear glitter pen to add some shimmer to her wings and the star on her wand..

Here's the sketch:



Ready to play along with us?  Before you head on over to link up your entry on the Deconstructed Sketch blog, be sure to check out some crafty inspiration from the Deconstructed Sketch Girls!




Monday, October 27, 2014

SPDSS14 - Get Well Wishes

Looking for a little sketchy inspiration?  The play along with the SugarSketch #14!  
I am playing along with the sweet SugarPea Designs Sniffles and Snuggles stamp set. 


I paired some PP fro the Doodlebug Design Frosty Friends 6x6 paper pad with some PTI white card stock and some MFT sno cone card stock. 



I stamped my image in MFT black licorice hybrid ink and colored it with copics.  I did some paper piecing for the blankets.   I used a white gel pen to add the polka dots to the sheets.

Here's the Sketch:


Ready to play along? The rules are very simple…
  • Create a new card or project using the SugarSketch provided.
  • SugarPea Design stamps are NOT required to play along or to win but would be appreciated :)
  • You may rotate/flip the sketch & replace shapes – so long as the original sketch layout is recognizable 
  • Upload to your blog or other Online Gallery using Keyword: SPDSS14 so that we may check out your beautiful work
  • Add your name and link to your project in the InLinkz on the SugarPea Designs Blog.
  • One randomly selected winner will receive a $10 Gift Certificate to the SugarPea Designs Online Shoppe.  
  • However, if the winning entry features a SugarPea Designs stamp we will increase the prize to $15!

If you would like to make the Sniffles and Snuggles stamp set your own, you can find it HERE! 

Store--Sniffles-&-Snuggles



Friday, October 24, 2014

DS174 - The Nice List

I have been off the MFT Design Team since the end of June and I went a little crazy buying a bunch of new stamp sets from different companies that I had been eye balling, but had no time to use.  Then, MFT released this awesome new stamp stamp set called Jingle All the Way and I had to have it..........along with a few other things.  :)   I am a huge fan of Torico and her Birdie Brown line and I just could not resist these happy little Santas!  So, I inked up one of them to play along with this week's Deconstructed Sketch challenge #174.


He makes me want to dance!  I used some distress inks to create the sky and used the new MFT Die-namics Stitched Snow Drifts (say that 3 times fast) as well as some Aleene's True Snow to create the snowy scene.   I used some ribbon from the Really Reasonable Ribbon October 2014 Ribbon Club kit.   That's a really good deal, by the way!  Sign up and receive a cool stash of ribbon automatically each month for only $9!  


Here's a close up of this cute little guy that I colored with copics.   

skin - E11,E21, E00, E000, R02, R20, R30
suit - R59, R29, R24, R05, C9, C7, C5, C3, YR23

Here is the sketch:


Ready to play along with us?  Before you head on over to link up your entry on the Deconstructed Sketch blog, be sure to check out some crafty inspiration from the Deconstructed Sketch Girls!