Saturday, November 30, 2013

Make It Crafty DT Inspiration

Hello friends!  I have a couple of cards I would like to share with you using some fun digital stamps from Make It Crafty.  This first card uses the adorable Penelope With Teddy stamp.  Isn't she a cutie?  I paired her with the Hearth and Home digi stamp.  I love to sit by a warm fire and she looks all cozy in her pajamas.  Wish I was sitting in front of a fire right now.  It is a bit cold here.  Here is my card.  I colored her up quite some time ago so I don't remember the colors I used.


My second card was made with Angelicbelle Digi Stamp.  I made this card for the Make it Colourful Challenge #3.  Skin and muscle definition.  My detail is very subtle on this card but I think it turned out okay.  This month flew by so quickly.  A new challenge will begin tomorrow, so I hope you might give it a try.  Here is my card.

Doesn't she look festive for the holidays?  

Thanks for stopping by!

Hugs and smiles,
Janice

Friday, November 29, 2013

Peachy Keen Celebrate Christmas Blog Hop

Good morning everyone!  I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  Today we are kicking off  the holiday season with a 2 day blog hop that is filled with so much Peachy goodness that is sure to inspire.  Both current and past Peachy Keen designers are participating in this 2 day hop.  

Before we get started I wanted to let you know that Peachy Keen Stamps is giving away a fabulous prize!!!  A stamp bundle with a retail value of $150.00.  To be entered to win, hoppers must comment on each blog.  Good luck to all!

If you arrived here from Jennie's blog, you are in the right place.  If not you will want to start at the beginning here.


For my project I found a wooden snowman at Michael's that I painted with acrylic paints and stamped with PKS-01.  It was the perfect size.  I added liquid applique and glitter to  the hat.

Your next stop is the very talented Lauren.

Thanks for hopping and enjoy the rest of the hop!  Good luck!


Hugs and smiles,
Janice

Thursday, November 28, 2013

WOW Check it out! 30% off at Peachy Keen

Did you catch the sale going on at Peachy Keen Stamps this weekend? They’re 

offering HUGE savings for Black 


Friday that will run the entire weekend and through Monday! Visit their shop and 

stock up on the ones you’ve had 

on your wishlist - you don’t want to miss it!

Friday, November 22, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving

Hello friends!  I hope you have been enjoying the Fall weather.  I thought I would share a little gift bag and card celebrating Fall and being thankful for our blessing as Thanksgiving approaches.  I have much to be thankful for and look forward to spending time with loved ones.


The gift bag is a simple lunch bag stamped with the colors of the season.  I used PKSC-09 September 2012 for the leaves and acorn and PKSC-10 October 2012 for the Turkey and sentiment.  The stamps that I used are from a monthly subscription that you can sign up for.  You can read all about the program here.   It is a fantastic bargain and so much fun to receive some peachy goodness each month in the mail.

I used pigment inks to stamp the leaves.  I find that pigment inks are best used on solid stamps.  Have you ever noticed if you use regular ink on a solid stamp it often appears spotty?  The stamped image can also be affected by the type of paper you use.  These are things you will learn by exploring different inks and stamps along with a variety of papers.  Happy stamping!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Hugs and smiles,
Janice

Peachy Keen Sketch Challenge 13-47

Hello peachies!  Time for a new sketch challenge 12-47.   Here is the sketch.

Here is my card!

              

I used the adorable turkey and sentiment from PKSC-10 October 2012.  He has been paper pieced and colored with copics.

Are you a member of the stamp club?  It is a great bargain and you can read all about it here.

You can purchase stamp kits from the past by going HERE.  

I hope you will see what the other designers have made with the sketch.  Check it out in the forum, under challenges.  I hope you will play along as well.

Thanks for stopping by.  Have a wonderful Thanksgiving on Thursday!

Hugs and smiles,
Janice

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Make It Crafty Christmas

Hello friends!  Today I have a fun easel card to share with you using images from Make It Crafty.  I used Tinkles digi stamp and Christmas Elves House digi.  I will list the copics below.



I used a chunky white embossing enamel for the first time.  It took very long to melt but I like the look of it.  Here is a list of most of the copics I used.

House- B45 B41
Wood Trim- YR24 YR27 E37
Awning- R35  R37
Hair- YR21 YR27 Y32
Clothes- R17 R24 R29    YG05, 07, 09
Sky- BV000 B00 B12 BV00 V20
Skin- E000 E00 E02

Thanks for stopping by!

Hugs and smiles,
Janice

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Make It Crafty November Dollar Digi

Hello friends!  Today I have a Make It Crafty image to share with you.  It is the November Dollar Digi that you can get for free by joining the private Make It Crafty Facebook Group.  This is Fluttering Sapphire Fairy.  I used Petals and Palings digi and Daffodil Dell digi stamp to create this scene.


I used copics to color this and added some bling, lace ribbon, doily and flower to finish it off.  Here are the colors I used to color the fairy.

Skin- E11 E21 E92
Hair- Y32 Y19 RV06 RV13
Dress- BG53 BG57
Wings- BG32 BG11

Thanks for stopping by!

Hugs and smiles,
Janice

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

PPPR and Peachy Keen Blog Hop

Hello everyone!  I hope you are enjoying the hop so far.  If you have arrived here from Nicole's blog you are in the right place.  If not you will want to start at the beginning, Pretty Paper Pretty Ribbons.  There you will find a complete blog hop list.  Here is the card I made using Thanksgiving Feast Cutting Files.

I used PKSC-10-2012 for the sentiment.  I used PK-590 Blushing Bride for her face and PK-673 Rag Doll Faces for the turkey.  The cutlery stamp is from PK-1337 In The Kitchen.  I used copics to color the images.

Your next stop is Brianna's Blog.  Enjoy the rest of the hop.  PRIZES:  Both PKS and PPPR will be awarding a $15 Gift Certificate.


Hugs and smiles,
Janice

Monday, November 11, 2013

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

More November Peachy Peeks

Here are a couple more November release cards.  I hope you like them!

Please join us for the entire release Nov.5 on the Facebook Fan Page at 6pm.

Hugs and smiles,
Janice

Monday, November 4, 2013

Make It Crafty November Sketch and Colouring Challenge

Hello friends!  Tonight I am sharing a card I made for the Make It Crafty sketch challenge and the Make It Colourful Challenge, skin and muscle definition.  Unfortunately I forgot to write down the colors I used.  So sorry!  Here is the card.


I used Sophie Expecting Baby Digi

If you would like to join the Make It Crafty sketch challenge, join the private MIC FB page.  Lots of fun and support in that group and tons of talent!  Thanks for stopping by!

Hugs and smiles,
Janice

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Peachy Keen Sneak Peeks Day 2

Hello Peachy fans!  It is day 2 of the November sneak peeks.  I have made several cards for this release.  These stamps are so fun and have endless possibilities!  I will share a few with you today and post some more later.  If you missed yesterday's peeks you may view them here.  Visit the blog all week and we will have the final reveal on November 5th.

I made this card while visiting Peachy Keen and Viv, Kathy and Gigi!  It was a lot of fun!  Colored with copics and paper pieced.


Another one made in Green Bay.  Their clothes were made with background stamps and cut out.  The colors look better in real life.

Here is a third card, also made in Green Bay.  I love making scenes so I made this into a sewing room complete with hanging photos on the wall.  These snow cuties are dressed in clothes  sewn just for them. .

I made this card when I returned to Massachusetts, using the adorable mini stamps from the stamp club kit and an awesome background stamp!

I hope you have enjoyed these peeks and that you will come back for the complete reveal on November 5th.

Hugs and smiles,
Janice

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