Sunday, March 22, 2015

Peggy

Helloooooo . . . and a very happy Sunday to you all!! Have you heard about Mo's new Clubhouse Blog?! Check it out HERE! Lots of fun and activities . . . as well as daily inspiration from Mo's Challenge & Clubhouse Design Team!!

Here's a little something I created to celebrate the coming of Spring!!
This cutie is a Mo Manning image called "Peggy" . . . . she's available HERE in Mo's online store.

Here's a bit of a side view . . .
My Card "Recipe" . . .
Image printed on Copic X-press It Cardstock
Bashful Blue & Concord Crush cardstock: Stampin' Up
Digi DPs: "Promises Too" by Mary Fran and available HERE from Nitwits
Corner die: Susana Custom Arts & Design
Bow die: Memory Box
Nestabilities dies: Spellbinders
Large butterfly punch: Martha Stewart
 Small butterfly punch: Recollections available @ Michael's Craft store
Pearls & sentiment stamps: My stash
Roses & leaves: Wild Orchid Crafts
Tag sentiments: Lili of the Valley
Copic markers & a variety of colored pencils

Copics:
Skin: E13, 00, 000, 0000
Hair: E53, 51, 13, 15, 19
Shirt & leggings: BG 10, 11, 13, 15, 18
Purples: BV17, 13, 11, 00
Ground: T2, 1, 0

A peek at the inside . . . 

And . . . one more . . .
And . . . that's it for me! Thanks so much for stopping by! See you soon! Have a great day . . . and be sure to check out the fun challenge happening over at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog!

Thursday, March 12, 2015

A "Green" Challenge at Mo's Challenge Blog

Hello...and welcome to my little corner of blogland! It's time for another challenge over at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog!! The challenge theme, as always, is "Anything Mo Goes" with the OPTIONAL THEME (selected by my lovely and talented DT sister, Lis) . . .

"GREEN"
And here's my Mo "make" for today's challenge...

Just scroll down a teensy bit for more details on this creation . . . including a full list of supplies!

And please be sure to pop on over to Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog to check out the fabulous projects created by Lis and the rest of my very talented Design Teamies!

I hope you'll join us for this month's fun challenge. Mo will be awarding (selected at random) one $5.00 shopping spree at her online store for every 25 challenge participants! What an easy and fun way to get some new Mo images, right?!

Thanks so much for stopping by! See you soon!! xo

Monday, March 9, 2015

A "Clean & Simple" Happy Birthday

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend! I know I did! And today I spent some time in my studio coloring and cardmaking! My fave kind of day, let me tell ya!! (I'll let you in on a little secret . . . it takes me as long to make a Clean & Simple card as it takes me to make one of my fancy schmancy creations!! Maybe longer! hehe!!) Take a look . . .


This cutie is a Mo Manning image called "Cupcake Hamster" . . . . she's available HERE in Mo's online store. Here's a close-up . . .

A side view . . . 
My Card "Recipe" . . .
Image printed on Cryogen Metallic White Cardstock
White and Kraft cardstock
Ornate Frames Embossing Set: Sizzix
Corner & tag dies, ribbon, doily, and brad: My stash

Copic markers:
Aqua: BG10, 11, 13, 15, 18
Pinks: RV00, 10, R81, 83, 85
Chocolate cupcake: E21, 23, 25, 27, 29
Hamster: E50, 51, 53, 55, 59

Prismacolor Pencils:
Peacock Blue
Dark Brown
Pink

A peek at the inside (both sentiments on the right come with Mo's "Cupcake Hamster" digi image; the sentiment on the left side "pocket" was computer-generated) . . . 

And . . . finally . . .

And . . . that's it for me! Oh . . . and be sure to check out the fun challenge that starts this Thursday over at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

St. Paddy's Day . . . w/Mo's little "Paddy"

Happy Wednesday, guys and gals! There are lots of great things happening over at Mo's Facebook Clubhouse (a.k.a. Bella & Bronte's Clubhouse)! If you haven't joined yet, it's a good time to do just that!! Click HERE for the link!

One of the latest changes is that Mo's Clubhouse Design Team members will be posting a new "Mo make" every day! So, today I have a cute little St. Patrick's Day creation to share with you!!

This little darlin' is a Mo Manning image called "Paddy" . . . . he's available HERE in Mo's online store. Here's a close-up . . .

A side view . . . 
My Card "Recipe" . . .
Image printed on Cryogen Metallic White Cardstock
White and Garden Green cardstock: Stampin' Up
Digi DPs: "Bit o' Blarney" available HERE from Nitwits
Flower die: Magnolia
Lacy circle die: Memory Box
Corner & tag dies, ribbon, doily, and brad: My stash
Copic markers & colored pencils

A peek at the inside (sentiment on top half is one of four sentiments that comes with Mo's "Paddy" digi image) . . . 

And . . . finally . . .
And . . . that's it for me right now! I'll be back soon! Have a great day . . . and be sure to check out the fun challenge happening over at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog!

Thursday, February 26, 2015

A New Challenge at Mo's

Hello, hello, helloooooo!! Guess what?! It's time for another challenge over at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog!! We're doing something a little different this year at Mo's! All of our challenges will be "Anything Goes" but with an optional theme!! I LOVE IT!! So, my clever and uber talented DT sister Tracy has decided she'd like our OPTIONAL THEME to be . . .
"Animals"
With a Mo Manning image, of course! So, since my sister asked me to make her a "baby girl" card, I decided to use this sweet new Mo image . . .
This little sweetheart is called "Emmy with Lamb" and is available HERE in Mo's online store.

Here's a close-up . . .

And a side view . . .
My card "recipe"
Image printed on Cryogen white metallic cardstock
Pretty in Pin and Certainly Celery cardstock: Stampin' Up
Digital DPs: "Tickled Pink" by Mary Fran for Nitwits
Bow die: Memory Box
Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
Pearls & sentiments: My stash
Copics &amp pencils

A peek at the inside . . .

And finally . . .
Now, please be sure to pop on over to Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog to check out the fabulous projects created by Tracy and the rest of my very talented Design Teamies! Then please join us for this fortnight's challenge!!

** Mo will be awarding (selected at random) one $5.00 shopping spree at her online store for every 25 challenge participants! What an easy and fun way to get some new Mo images, right?!

Thanks so much for stopping by! See you soon!! xo

Thursday, February 12, 2015

You Have My (Chocolate) Heart!!

Hey . . . this makes TWO posts in one day! Yikes!! There's a new challenge going on over at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog!! Be sure to check it out! This card, however, is actually for my sweet hubby for Valentine's Day!!

I know I'm a little early but I'll let you have a peek before I give it to him . . .
This cutie is a brand, brand new Mo Manning image called "Chocolate Heart" . . . . and is available HERE in Mo's online store. And . . . for a limited time, this sweet image PLUS sentiment is available for just $1.00!

Here's a side view . . . 
My Card "Recipe" . . .
Image printed on Cryogen Metallic White Cardstock
Creamy Caramel & Chocolate Chip cardstock: Stampin' Up
Digi DPs: "Affection" available HERE from Nitwits
Heart dies, ribbon, charm, pearls: My stash
Shin Han & Copic markers; colored pencils

A peek at the inside (sentiment on top half is computer-generated) . . . 

And . . . last, but not least . . .
That's it for me right now! I hope my hubs loves it!! Have a great day . . . and be sure to check out the fun challenge happening over at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog! See you soon!!


Anything Goes at Mo's (Optional Theme: BOYS)

Yikes . . . it's been forever since I posted a card/project here!! Why? Because I've been traveling a bit. Went on a week-long Caribbean Cruise with my sweet hubby . . . and then I spent a week in Phoenix, AZ with my three craaaazy kids and six of our darrrrrrrrrling grandkiddos!! Such fun!!

And now I'm back . . . and it's Thursday . . . and it's time for another challenge over at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog!! We're doing something a little different this year at Mo's! All of our challenges will be "Anything Goes" but with an optional theme!! I LOVE IT!! So, my sweet and talented DT sister Amanda has decided she'd like our OPTIONAL THEME to be . . .

"Boys, Boys, Boys"

With a Mo Manning image, of course! So, I thought I'd make a birthday card for our sweet grandbaby, Henry . . . who will have his first birthday in just a few weeks! Here's what I came up with . . .
I used one of Mo's little boy images called Bastian with Bear. He's available HERE in Mo's online store.

Here's a close-up of this little darlin' . . .

And a side view . . .
My card "recipe"
Image printed on Cryogen white metallic cardstock
Island Indigo and Very Vanilla cardstock: Stampin' Up
Island Indigo Twine: Stampin' Up
Digital DPs: "Bear Academy" by Mary Fran for Nitwits
Flag die: Lala Land Crafts
Buttons, charm, mini clothes hangers: My stash
Sentiments: Stampin' Up & Inkadinkado
Copics & Caran d'Ache/Pablo pencils

A peek at the inside . . .

And finally . . .
Now, please be sure to pop on over to Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog to check out the fabulous projects created by Amanda and the rest of my very talented Design Teamies! Then please join us for this fortnight's challenge!!

** Mo will be awarding (selected at random) one $5.00 shopping spree at her online store for every 25 challenge participants! What an easy and fun way to get some new Mo images, right?!

Thanks so much for stopping by! See you soon!! Hugs . . . .

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Anything Goes at Mo's in 2015!!

Happy Thursday . . . and Happy 2015!! It's time for another challenge over at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog!! This fortnight's challenge theme is one of my all-time faves . . .

"Anything Goes"

With a Mo Manning image, of course! So, I've decided to create something rather simple to really showcase this precious image! Here's what I came up with . . .
I used one of Mo's new images . . . this one is called "Hey Bud" and is available HERE in Mo's online store. And for the next couple of days, you can get ANY and ALL Mo images for 20% off by entering the code: BIGCHILL at checkout. hurry, though . . . this fabulous Winter Sale ends at midnight PST on January 11th!!

Here's a close-up of this little cutie pie . . .

And a side view . . .
My card "recipe"
Image printed on Cryogen white metallic cardstock
Crushed Curry & Melon Mambo cardstock: Stampin' Up
DPs: "Zephyr" by Prima
Button embellishment: Prima
Sentiments & twine: My stash
Copics & Faber Castell pencils

A peek at the inside . . .

And finally . . .
Now, please be sure to pop on over to Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog to check out the fabulous projects created by my very talented Design Teamies! Then please join us for this fortnight's challenge!!

** Mo will be awarding (selected at random) one $5.00 shopping spree at her online store for every 25 challenge participants! What an easy and fun way to get some new Mo images, right?!

Thanks so much for stopping by! See you soon!! Hugs . . . .