Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Yum, yum, YUMMY!

I just love these Gingers!! Can't get enough of them. Here is a card I made for a sample at my LSS. They just started carrying Peachy Keen Stamps, which I am thrilled about. If you live in Massachusetts, the store I am talking about is "Ink About It". It is a great store, with the friendliest staff, and they have lots of fun classes and guest artists from around the world. If there is a stamp you are looking for, they will order it for you if it is a line they carry. Fun, fun place!!

For my card I used PK-408 Gingerbread Doll Set. It has many accessories to create your Gingers just the way you like. I used lots of yummy gumdrops, colored with copics, and then sprinkled Dazzling Diamonds glitter, SU, to really make them sparkle. Hope you like them as much as I do. Thanks for visiting!
Hugs and smiles,

Monday, November 29, 2010

Holiday Cards

Hello friends! Here are some things I have been working on. The Thanksgiving card was made with the die Autumn Centerpiece. I love this die and plan on using the candles for a Christmas Centerpiece card. The moose was made with a Cottage Impressions stamp, Moose with lights. I colored him with Copics and added various stickles for the lights. The Christmas tree was cut from green foil cardstock with the Elegant Christmas Tree die. The penguin was cut with white cardstock and colored with copic markers. I color the pieces before assembling, my personal preference. The die is Penguin with skis. I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Mine was really nice and the food was delicious! Thanks for stopping by!
Hugs and smiles!

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Peachy Keen Challenge 41

Hello Friends! Time for another Peachy Keen Challenge. Thank you to all of you talented artists who participate in our challenges! You are all such an inspiration and we appreciate each and every one of you for being such wonderful, loyal fans of Peachy Keen Stamps!! The theme for this weeks challenge is ENCOURAGEMENT! Some of us could certainly use a good dose of encouragement, in good times and in trying times. Angelica always comes up with such amazing challenges, and this is no exception.

I recently purchased some background stamps from Market Street Stamps that Angelica designed. I was having a lot of fun playing with the background stamp called Here Comes The Sun. I love sunsets and sunrises and moonlight so I knew this stamp was a must have. I inked up the stamp with 3 shades of pigment ink and then heat embossed clear embossing powder over the image. I used a sentiment stamp from the very special stamp set, near and dear to our hearts, called Our 2 Angels in Heaven, in honor of Lisa's 2 precious angels who lost their young lives in a horrific car accident. Lisa is an amazing person who is a constant inspiration to all of us who know and love her! Kathy, Peachy Queen Extraordinaire, lovingly crafted this stamp set to honor those precious angels and very generously has offered to donate the proceeds of the sale of this set to be given to the charity of Lisa's choice. Kathy and Dave and their children are such beautiful examples of what is good in this life. I am so blessed to have them in my life, even though we haven't actually met in person. We will, someday! I guess I am feeling THANKFUL for the blessings of family and friends because Thanksgiving is just 2 days away. I hope you all have a wonderful, Happy Thanksgiving!

Back to my card. After trying warm and cool shades for the background stamp, I decided to use the cool blues for this card. Blue feels more calming and encouraging, so that is why I chose that color scheme. I stamped, I believe in.... in the suns rays, and popped the YOU in the center of the sun. The card looks better in real life. I am happy with the way it turned out. I hope you like it too! As always, thanks so much for stopping by. I encourage you to visit the rest of the design team blogs. I am always amazed by their talent.

Hugs and smiles, Janice

Monday, November 22, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving!!

Hello Everyone!
I made this card, using Acorn Mousie, to wish you all a very Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving! May your hearts and homes be filled with warmth and love during the holiday season. I have so many things to be thankful for. I pray you do too! God Bless You!
Hugs and smiles, Janice

Monday, November 15, 2010

Pocket Gift Tag

Here is a little gift tag that I think could be used for birthday cards or any occasion. I used the new stamp set Too Sweet to Eat ! If you missed the blog hop you should go check out the Peachy Keen Store for tons of yummy goodness! You won't be disappointed! Thanks for stopping by!

Cottage Impressions Stamps

Good Afternoon Friends!
Today I have two projects to share with you. One is home decor and the other is card. I used Cottage Impressions by The Scrapping Cottage. The snowman stamp is so cute and the red cardinal is lovely. Hope you find some time to play!
Hugs and smiles,

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Yay, became a follower! I love your cards, but it is so cool that you made the gingerbread one look 3-D! Hope I get a chance to use your inspiration with a new set of stamps!
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Congratulations Angela R. You are the winner of the gingerbread Too Sweet to Eat set.

Friday, November 12, 2010

It's Time for Some FUN!!! Peachy Keen Winter Release Blog Hop

Yay! It's finally here! This is sure to be a fun hop! All of you Peachy Keen fans are going to be blown away by these new stamp sets! You will have a chance to win at each stop along the way. All you have to do is become a follower if you like what you see, and leave a comment on each blog. That's 14 chances to win!! Winners will be chosen at random on Monday November 15th, so let all your friends know about the hop! This is the set being offered on my blog! I am crazy about the gingerbread stamps that Kathy has designed, both old and new! They just make me feel so happy when I see their cute little faces! Aren't they just the cutest! And if you have started from the beginning, you have already seen the adorable set that Lorie has featured. I actually giggled out loud when I saw those.


The snowman ornament is one piece decorated on both sides. These new face stamps are just adorable! I hope you have enjoyed my projects. Now head on over to Joanna's blog for some more Peachy Keen FUN!!!

Peachy Keen Blog - http://www.peachykeenstamps.blogspot.com

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Sneak Peek Time

Hello friends! Here is a little snippet of what's to come on Friday. The Peachy Keen winter release is going to knock your socks off. We will be having another fantastic blog hop beginning Friday at 7pm CST, 8 Eastern. Each designer will be giving away the set they are showcasing. So be sure and come back on Friday for the big reveal and for a chance to win. Also be sure and go to the Peachy Keen blog to see sneak peeks from the other designers. There will be more tomorrow night. Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope to see you at the hop!!

Hugs and smiles, Janice

Monday, November 8, 2010

Something to Crow About II

Good morning friends! Sorry I am posting a little late this morning. My computer was misbehaving! Todays card features some of the new Cottage Impressions stamps. I usedCountry Crows, which is a set of 2 stamps, and Pumpkin Patch, which is a single stamp. The stamps are cling mount, red rubber. This is my first time using Cottage Impressions stamps and I really like them. I love to color, so these were right up my alley. I will be showcasing more of the impressions stamps next week, so I hope you'll come back again. As a matter of fact, I hope you'll visit us everyday to get inspiration from all the talented designers of The Scrapping Cottage. Have a great day!

Hugs and smiles, Janice

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Winter Reindeer Cards

Here is a card I made for a reindeer swap. Thanks for stopping by!

Fall Inspiration

Here is a card I made for a swap. We were to purchase a dishtowel and use that as inspiration for the card. I thought it was a fun swap and I hope that the person receiving this will like it.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Peachy Keen Challenge 40

Good morning Peachy Keen fans. Time for another challenge. This week's challenge is a sketch challenge. I chose to use the adorable "iflantastico" stamp from Market Street Stamps BFF set. Angelica is the artist of this FANTASTIC set as well as several other sets, with more to come.
( I can't wait!) They are made by Peachy Keen Stamps, which, in my opinion, has the best photopolymer for making the highest quality clear stamps on the market today!

This was so much fun to color! I added clear glaze to the sauce of the flan, though it is hard to see in the photo. The fork and spoon were cut from some Graphic 45 paper that I had. The patterned paper is from SU. Don't forget to check out the details for this challenge, as well as the fabulous designs by my other Peachy Keen Sisters! They never disappoint!

I enjoyed the entries from the last challenge and look forward to seeing your new projects! As always, thanks for visiting and happy crafting!

Hugs and smiles,