Tuesday, January 27, 2015


It's Tuesday afternoon and I just finished taking a picture of my tag for Finnabair's Blog Hop and Challenge - Sparkle and Shine.  Be sure and check out the amazing and talented projects of the Design Team - you will be in awe!

Tag Recipe:

#8 Tag, Art Basics White Gesso; Art Basics Soft Gel (Transparent); Scrap DP; Prima Flowers; Glitter; Ruff 'n Buff Gold; Flying Unicorn metal leaves - Country Garden; Gold Micro-Beads; Lindsay's Stamp Gang Whale Watch Blue; Black Enamel Dots; The gold metal pieces are from my jar of "shiny things"; Hot Glue and FabriTac

Thanks for stopping by - later gator!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Flying Unicorn - Mojo Monday Challenge

This layout is for the Mojo Monday challenge at The Flying Unicorn.  Following is the beautiful layout that is to be used for this challenge.  The store owner, Alda, creates these oh so amazing layouts.  Check out The Flying Unicorn blog for lots of gorgeousness!  And, you have to check out The Flying Unicorn store - I have spent hours browsing all the wonderful goodies!  And, I have a "really, really need" list that just keeps growing.


Photo - Pinterest
Inks:  Lindy's Stamp Gang
Accessories:  Chipboard - Maya; Flowers-Prima; Art Basics Gesso;
Sentiment: Tim Holtz

Thanks so much for stopping by - later gator!

Monday, January 19, 2015

Squigglefly Challenge 0315 - Snow

Today's Squigglefly challenge is presented to you by Carolyn's Crafters.  Challenge 0315 is centered around "snow".  You can use snowflakes, snow, snowballs, etc., etc., - you get the picture.

Please be sure and check out the projects of the Design Team for some inspiration!

Card Recipe:

Image:  Catching Snow by Cheryl Alger Grant
Ink:  Copics: BG13, 11, 10: E15, 13 and 11; YR04,02 and 01
Accessories:  DP scraps; Self-adhesive pearls and a doily

Thanks for stopping by - hope to see you at the challenge - later gator!

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge 245 - Rainbow of Colors -

Hi all - and welcome to Mark's Finest Stamp's Speedy Fox & Friends challenge - to use a rainbow of colors!!  Please be sure and check out the creations of the Design Team for some inspiration.

Card Recipe:

Stamps:  Polka Dot Country; Lots of Words by Mark's Finest Stamps
Paper:  MFS Bubblegum Pink CS; Scrap DP
Ink:  Copics

Thanks for stopping by and hope to see you at the challenge!

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Prima's January 2015 Challenge

Prima's challenge for the month of January is shown below - and the colors are so wonderful!  The challenge runs through January 31, 2015.  Sorry about the quality of the picture - - the flash is not working - so I'll be buying a new camera!  Grrr!

I scrapped a picture of my sweet daughter-in-law's family (and my son and grandson are in the pic as well).

Layout Recipe:

Paper:  Prima Botanical DP mounted on a 12x12 piece of heavy cardstock
Ink: Prima Color Bloom Glistening Waves and Ranger Vintage Photo around edges
Accessories:  Prima Flowers Item 557089 (Lady Godiva Ice); Prima Flowers Coffee Break (Item 578466); Prima Flowers Item 577643; Prima leaves (sorry - no item number); and
Art Basic Heavy White Gesso; Art Extravagance White Crackle Texture Paste; Ingvild Bolme Distressing Tool; Crafter's Workshop Stencils; Aleene's Tacky Glue/Hot Glue Gun; Rub 'N Buff Gold Leaf

Thanks for stopping by for a peek - later gator!