Monday, February 26, 2018

Gail's Sticky Post

WELCOME to my Blog 
 I like Paper


“It is impossible to rightly govern a nation 
without God and the Bible.”
**George Washington**

"All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing" Edmund Burke
 
I choose to build my life
around the principles of the Bible
 I am not perfect.... I am forgiven... thank you Jesus!

Thank you for stopping by!
Have a blessed day! 
Rita Springer Mix  

   
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Kitchen Card & Box

Howdy Crafters - this is like the cutest idea! This is a card glued to the top of a box - you can use
these cuts together or make the card separate and the box separate for gift giving - that is one great idea! Thanks for stopping by - blessings, Gail

Recipe
Portrait die cutting machine
SVG die cuts by Lori Whitlock - rolling pin,mitten, heart, utensils
Cardstock - Kraft, Dark Red, Black, Grey,
Polk-a-dot- Patterned
Cuttlebug - Swiss Dot Embossing folder used on the Kraft that holds the utensils
Gold Ribbon
INSIDE CARD -
Brown, Light Brown, Kraft, Pink Cardstock
Flower Embellishment - Memento Marker to highlight flower
Thanks Stamp - Memento black Ink
Quickutz oval die for the pink cardstock for the word Thanks!

It would be an honor to share with

March CHN Patterned Paper
Simon Says Monday Layer it Up#4
WAW #274-275 AG
Tuesday Throwdown Add Dimension -utensils, hot mitten pad,  #3
Simon Says Wednesday use one or more die/punch #1 of 5
March DLART Thankful Thursday AG 1 per day

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Cake Shape Card

Howdy Crafters - I learned how to create this Cake Shaped card by taking Lori Whitlock class on line at Craftsy - the class was half-off the regular price and I am truly learning more about the Silhouette Design Studio - worth every penny - thanks for stopping by. Blessings, Gail

Recipe
Portrait by Silhouette Die Cutting Machine
SVG Cake
Pink cardstock for print the card base
Cardstock - Chocolate, Dark Pink, Pink, yellow
Cuttlebug machine - Swiss Dot Embossing folder for frosting - this folder is my go-to and probably my favorite of all!!

INSIDE card: 
Cuttlebug machine - Cuttlebug Label die - purple cardstock
Sentiment stamp -Mary Grubbs - Memento Black Ink
Present embellishment - I created in Silhouette Design Studio - SVG cut - Patterned cardstock scrap and Kraft for the bow - created by learning from Lori Whitlock Craftsy class

It would be an honor to share with
March CHN Patterned Paper

Simon Says Monday Layer it Up#3 Layers are card base - Chocolate cake die cut - Frosting on the cake

Butterfly Spring Card

Howdy Crafters
I created a Spring card today using a Yellow Rosette I created in my class by Lori Whitlock - it was made as a die cut for the Portrait Silhouette machine - I am using Mary G Cardz TV Sketch for the front of my card- thanks for stopping by ~ Gail ~

Recipe
Sketch - Mary Cardz TV #10
Portrait by Silhouette Die Cutting Machine
inside card
Silhouette Studio to create the Rosette and the scallop front and back to old the rosette together
Yellow, Purples, Patterned Cardstock
SVG A2 Card Die Cut
Left over Butterfly die cut from a previous project
Inside card
Cuttlebug Metal Die Cut label - Cuttlebug machine
Misti - Marys G Easter Stamp Scripture - Gina K Black Ink for stamping - purple cardstock


It would be an honor to share with
March CHN Patterned Paper
WAW #274-275 AG #8
Tuesday Throwdown Add Dimension - Rosette #2
Simon Says Monday Layer it Up # 2

Spring Card

Howdy Crafters - thanks for stopping by - I hope your day is filled with laughter and many blessings. I have a SPRING card - looking forward to warmer weather here in the Great State of Michigan - I know it is coming soon ---- Yippee! Have a good day - Gail ~

Recipe
Manila Cardstock for base of card
SVG A2 die cut card
Eureka/QKR Balloon girl stamp
Eureka/QKR Sentiment stamp inside
Gina K Black Ink
Clear Dollar Tulip Stamps
Markers and Water colors to color stamps
3D Butterfly Embellishment with Foam Sticker
Micron Brown Ink Pen to draw the string for
the Butterfly Kite

It would be an honor to share with

WAW #274-275 AG #8

Heartful - Spring plus a Stamp - #2

March DLART Thankful Thursday AG 1 per day

Mod Squad Pop It up - Single layer card with one pop up - #1

QKR Stampede #235 - Congratulations or AG - using their stamps #3

Cardz TV AG #3

Show it Off Saturday AG 1E

Simon Says Wednesday - A Bit of Green #5

Tuesday Throwdown Add Dimension - Butterfly 3D Embellishment #1

Monday, March 20, 2017

Butterfly Doily Card

Howdy Crafters - I created this butterfly doily spring card in shades of purples - I added a satin ribbon bow using the Bow-It-All to create the bow = the ribbon is from my MIL stash - she passed several years ago - I wonder how long she had this ribbon??? - thanks for dropping by - blessings ~ Gail ~



Recipe
SVG Butterfly Doily Card ~ Susanne Cannon
Portrait Die Cutting Machine
3 Shades of Purple cardstock
Old Satin Ribbon - using the Bow-It-All to create the bow
Pop up Scotch brand tape for the center butterfly cut
Inside card:
Additional butterfly cuts
Hello Stamp - MFP - Memento Black ink
Lots of room inside to write a private message

It would be an honor to share with 

Simon Says Monday Layer it Up  #1 - 4 layers on front of card

WAW #274-275 AG #7

Dragonfly Journey - Darling Doilies

Heartful - Spring plus a Stamp - Hello Stamp #1

PIP AG 3 of 3

BookMark

Howdy Crafters - I have an SVG bookmark cut - sorry, I am not sure who provided this free or if I
purchased it - anywhoo - it was fun dressing it up ~~~ have a God-blessed Sunday! Blessings, Gail

Recipe
SVG Bookmark die cut - white cardstock
Portrait Die Cutting machine
Hearts - SVG left overs
Cardstock - White, Red, Basic Grey Patterned
Stamp - Clear Dollar Stamps - Memento Black Ink
Misti

It would be an honor to share with


March CHN Patterned Paper
Tuesday Throwdown #334 Tags/Book Marks 2 of 3
PIP CH 1712 2 of 3

Spring Tag

Howdy Crafters - I am taking an on-line class by Lori Whitlock for using my Silhouette Design Studio with my Portrait die cutting machine - this is one of the tags I created during the class - thank you for stopping by - blessings, Gail

Recipe
Portrait Die Cutting Machine
2 blank tag items - top and bottom - learned to merge these items
Patterns added and resized to make larger elements
Hole added in tag
Star embellishment brought in and added
Print and Cut Tag
Added Hello Stamp - memento black Ink to finished tag
Added Yellow Ribbon/Bow  to finished tag - bow created in Bow It All tool

It would be an honor to share with

Tuesday Throwdown #334 Tags/Book Marks 1 of 3

March DLART Thankful Thursday AG 1 per day

WAW #274-275 AG #6

PIP CH 1712 1 of 3

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Gift bag

Howdy Crafters - I created this bag to house all of my mom's paper crafts I created for her 86th Birthday - thanks for stopping by and have a blessed week ~ Gail~

Recipe
Portrait die cutting Machine
SVG by Jamie Cripps - Santa Bag - I resized the SVG - Patterned double sided cardstock
Dark Green Crinkle ribbon
White cardstock to stamp the MFP Bird and sentiment image
Markers for coloring the bird
3d-butterfly embellishment
3 Recollection pearls

It would be an honor to share with

March CHN Patterned Paper

March DLART Thankful Thursday AG 1 per day

WAW #274-275 AG #5

Cardz TV CH 5 - AG 2 of 3

QKR Stampede CH 235 - AG or Congratulations 2 of 3


Simon Says Wednesday Bit O of Green #4 dark green ribbon

March Monthly The Divas that Cut Paper - For the Love of Animals/Pets - birds are pets #4

Baby Center Card

Howdy Crafters - This was a quick and easy card to assembly - another lovely project by Lori Whitlock - SVG cut for my Portrait die cutting machine - thank you for stopping by! ~ Gail ~

Recipe
Portrait Die Cutting Machine
Centerfold SVG Baby Elephant Card by LW - folds flat for mailing
Cardstock - 4 different blues - Yellow, bluish green, white
Powderpuff Chalking Ink Blue Hawaiian for distressing the clouds
SS Stone ink for distressing the Moon
Stars added to the Print and cut Sentiment
ATG Gun for assembly
Pop Up foam behind Elephant and sentiment

It would be an honor to share with

March CHN Patterned Paper

WAW #274-275 AG #4

Cardz TV CH 5 - AG 1 of 3

QKR Stampede CH 235 - AG or Congratulations 1 of 3

March Monthly The Divas that Cut Paper - For the Love of Animals #3 of 4

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Flower Pot Card & Envelope

Howdy Crafters- So how cute is this idea - the pot is the envelope and the top part is the card! Super cool! Loving it - thanks for stopping by! ~ Gail ~

Recipe
SVG Flower Pot and Envelope by Lori Whitlock
Portrait Die Cutting Machine
Cardstock - Polk-a-dot patterned, Kraft, Greens, Light Brown,Pink
Thanks Stamp - Memento Black Ink - Misti
Pearls added to 2 of the flowers
Felt Blue Gem Flower embellishment
Die Cutting oval tag
Rangers Green Distress ink for the scalloped top of the pot
Scor-Tape Was used to assemble the envelope

It would be an honor to share with

March CHN Patterned Paper

WAW #274-275 AG #3

Simon Says Wednesday Bit O of Green #3

Simon Says Monday - Homemade Flowers #2

 DLThankfulThursday bi-weekly Flowers #3

Heartful challenge green + stamp - stamp is inside card



Gift Card Holder

Howdy Crafters- I made the flower Mason Jar box card a few days ago for my mom's 85th birthday this month. Today I created a Library Pocket Gift Card Holder but added money instead. Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed week ~ Gail ~
Click Here to view the Mason Jar Card I posted on my blog.

Recipe
Library Gift Card holder
Portrait Die Cutting Machine
SVG Cut by Lori Whitlock
Cardstock - Blue, Patterned Mauve
Green Ribbon - hole punch - I added this hole and ribbon to the project - it was not included in the SVG cut
3D Butterfly Dimensional and small flower
Birthday Scalloped Embellishment- Print and Cut - I created taking a Silhouette Class by Lori Whitlock
Pop up Tape
Score-Tape to assemble Project
Micron Pen to write 85 on the balloon
Removable Scotch Tape

It would be an honor to share with these challenges

March CHN Patterned Paper - the mauve is a patterned

March DLART Thankful Thursday AG No Stacking

PIP CH 1711 AG #3

WAW #274-275 AG #2

Simon Says Wednesday Bit O of Green #2


Catch The Bug - Bees, Birds or Butterflies, #2




Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Mason Jar Box Card


Howdy Crafters - This month my mom turns 86 -years young- I made this Flower [Word Love on the Front] Mason Jar Box card in celebration of her birthday - I added a tag on the back of the card. Thanks for stopping by & have a blessed day -~ Gail ~

Recipe
Portrait Die Cutting Machine

SVG Mason Jar die cut by Lori Whitlock - I especially like the flower cuts - this card was EASY to assemble. My kind of crafting

Cardstock used: Blue, Grey, White, Yellow, Pink, Green, Brown
Simon Says Stone Distress Ink on the Jar

White Pearl added to front Pink Flower
Back of Card
David T Tag with Twine [I won this set in a commenting hope last year]
Stamp  byVerve - Gina K Black Ink - Misti - stamped on cream cardstock
Trombow Orange & Yellow Marker - I won this is a commenting challenge last year]
Stickle Orange Slice Glitter Gel used on the flower
Scor-Tape to assemble the project

It would be an honor to share with:

March DLART Thankful Thursday AG No Stacking

Simon Says Monday - Homemade Flowers #1

PIP CH 1711 AG #2

WAW #274-275 AG #1

Simon Says Wednesday Bit O of Green #1

DLThankfulThursday bi-weekly Flowers #2

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Sticky Note Holder #2

Howdy Crafters - I created another Sticky Note Holder - I am partial to this one because it has a separate box to house the ink pen - I actually created another pen box and attached it to the first sticky note holder I created - these certainly would make great gifts - thanks for stopping by - blessings - Gail

Recipe
Portrait cutting machine
SVG by Jamie Cripps Sticky Note Holder with pen holder
Grey Cardstock
Black and white circle cardstock
Metal I Heart You charm - attached with brad
Gold glitter ribbon
Stamp with border - stamped on white cardstock and cut into a banner - Memento Black Ink
Powder-puff Chalking Ink Midnight Confession to distress around the scallop
Scor-Tape used to assemble

It would be an honor to share with

March CHN Patterned Paper Challenge

March DLART Thankful Thursday AG No Stacking

March WAW AG #8

Dragonfly Journey - No 87 Lucky Charms - Metal I love you charm added

Simon says Wednesday - for a lady or girl - suitable for a lady or girl gift #2

PIP CH 1711 AG #1

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Green Tie Card

Howdy Crafters - I have another Tie card by Jamie Cripps SVG with a St Patrick's Day Theme ~ thank you for stopping by - have a fun filled week - and Top of the Morning to ya! Blessing, Gail


Recipe
Portrait die cutting machine
SVG Live out Loud Tie Card
3 shades of green - Cardstock [2 shades] and the shamrock colored with a green marker
Stickles glitter gel on the hat
Black Sharpie to outline the shamrock on the Hat Cricut die cut - from a Child's Year Cartridge - Cricut Die Cutting Machine
Memento black ink to highlight around hat
Sizzix Leaf Embossing Folder - Cuttlebug machine
Kraft Cardstock for the SVG cut banner
Green Really Reasonable Ribbon
Scotch Foam Mounting Tape behind the banner and hat
INSIDE - MFP Shamrock Stamp - Memento Black Ink - Misti


It would be an honor to share with

March WAW AG #7

QKR - #234 Thank you Cards or AG #3

Fantabulous - Create a Critter -Shamrock Hat Die Cut - ST Patrick's Day Project #3

Simon Says Monday - Make Your Own background - using an embossing folder on the front of card for the background #2

Cut It Up- 3 Shades of Green - Embossing Folder, Card base - the shamrock on the hat was colored with a different green using a marker 1E

heartful stamping challenge #1 - Green - MFP Stamp inside of card

Crop Stop - AG with crop stop products - Memento Ink and Scotch Foam Mounting tape can be purchased at Crop Stop #5

March DLART Thankful Thursday AG No Stacking - 1 per day

Dragonfly Journeys St Patricks Day Theme Ue

Saturday, March 11, 2017

A2 Button Tie Card

Howdy Crafters - This is a unique type of card layout - I purchased it from the Silhouette store - it is an SVG die cut by Jamie Lane Designs - I just love this Butterfly cardstock - reminds me of the song Butterfly Kisses -  I will be using this card to send encouragement to some special lady in the near future - thank you for dropping by - have a blessed week - Gail

Recipe
Portrait Machine for die cutting
SVG Jamie Lane [Cripps] A2 Button Tie Card
Butterfly cardstock
Grey Cardstock
Kraft Cardstock
Twine
Stamping sentiment inside - QKR Stampede - Memento Black Ink - Misti
Score-Tape for Button attachment

It would be an honor to share with

March CHN Patterned Paper Challenge

DLART Thankful Thursday #200 - Flowers - flowers and butterflies cardstock 2 of 3

March Crop Stop - AG #4 of 5 - Scor-Tape can be purchased at Crop Stop

March WAW AG #6

PDE AG 1 per day

QKR - #234 Thank you Cards or AG #2

Simon says Wednesday - for a lady or girl - suitable for a lady or girl gift #2

Tuesday Throwdown - Thinking of you #1

Catch the Bug - Birds, Bees or Butterflies - Butterfly cardstock #1

Mod Squad Inspired by a Song - Butterfly Kisses - when I see butterfly cardstock or butterflies this song comes to mine - it surely is a beautiful song - click HERE to listen 3 of 3

Sticky Note Holder

Howdy Crafters-
I created a Sticky Note holder using an SVG cut from Jamie Cripps - this is my first one - loving it! Thanks for stopping by! Blessings, Gail

Recipe
Portrait Die Cutting Machine
SVG by Jamie Cripps Tall Sticky Note Holder
Grey cardstock
Basic Grey Dotted Cardstock
Note Stamp with border - Memento Black Ink - Misti
Ribbon
Metal Charm with Flower
Note Pad, Pen
Score-Tape used to assemble
Written note can be attached to the top of the holder






















It would be an honor to share with:

March CHN Patterned Paper Challenge

March DLART Thankful Thursday AG No Stacking

DLART Thankful Thursday #200 - Flowers - metal charm has a flower #1 of 3

March Crop Stop - AG #3 of 5 - Scor-Tape can be purchased at Crop Stop

March WAW AG #5

PDE AG 1 per day

Dragonfly Journey - No 87 Lucky Charms - metal charm added

QKR - #234 Thank you Cards or AG #1

Simon says Wednesday - for a lady or girl - suitable for a lady or girl gift #1

Friday, March 10, 2017

Happy Anniversary

Howdy Crafters - Thank you for stopping by - today is our 27th Wedding Anniversary - so I made my wonderful husband this card ~ I hope your day is filled with fun and laughter - we are having a great time being married- LIFE IS GOOD - These two Polar Bears are Dancing and in my mind I hear the music and words to the song " Dance me to the End of Love"  by Leonard Cohen which inspired me in creating this card...Blessings, Gail

Recipe
Portrait Die Cutting Machine
Nic Squirrel Polar Bear SVG
Polk-a-dot cardstock
White cardstock
Kraft Cardstock
Life is Good Stamp - Misti - cut into banner
Watercolor Marker for pants on taller bear
Inside Card
SVG  - Hearts and For Ever by Teresa Collins
MFP Stamp Happy Anniversary on Kraft
Memento Black Ink - stamped on Kraft - fussy cut
Love you more stamp - Memento black ink - white cardstock - fussy cut - on white cardstock
Micron Ink Pen for writing


It would be an honor to share with

March CHN Patterned Paper Challenge - blue polk-a-dot

March DLART Thankful Thursday AG No Stacking

March Crop Stop - AG #2 of 5 - Memento ink can be purchased at Crop Stop

March WAW AG #5

PDE  Cards 1 per day

Mod Squad Inspired by a Song - Leonard Cohen - Dance Me to the End of Love - Anniversary by Tony, Toni and Tone Song 2 of 3  Click here to listen and watch the video - beautiful!

heartful challenge animal + stamp - #2

March - The Divas that Cut Paper Love of Animals #2

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Happy Birthday Ricky!

Howdy Crafters - Friday, March 10th is our wedding anniversary - 27 wonderful - fun filled years!

Tomorrow is Ricky's birthday! I love him to pieces - and I love him more! I created this Nature Card to present to him in the morning with his present - thank you for stopping by and have a blessed week! ~ Gail ~

Card Recipe
Portrait by Silhouette
Die Cut -SVG Bendi Card with Fence by Samantha Walker
Paper Studio Cardstock Nature Stickers - Bird, Deer, Tree bark
3d - Jolee's Boutique stickers - Bears - Tree - Butterfly - best set ever!!
SVG Heart Die Cuts - red card stock
Basic Grey Dotted Patterned Cardstock
Kraft card stock for Fence

Stamps - Happy Birthday SU and Love You More from Michael's - Memento black ink
Glossy Accents to attach the hearts
Score-Pal Score Tape to attach the ends of the cards

It would be an honor to share with:

March CHN Patterned Paper Challenge

March DLART Thankful Thursday AG No Stacking

March Crop Stop - AG #1 of 5 - Scor Pal Score tape  can be purchased at Crop Stop

March WAW AG #45

PDE AG 1 per day

PIP Challenge 1710 AG #3

Cut It up Birthday 1E

QKR Stampede AG 3 of 3

Catch the Bug AG #3

Mod Squad Inspired by a Song - Happy Birthday Song 1 of 3

heartful challenge animal + stamp - 1 of 2

March - The Divas that Cut Paper Love of Animals 1 of 4

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Thank You Card


Howdy Crafters -  I have a Thank You Card using A Sketch from Mary Grubbs and a Cricut Cut Hat - thank you for stopping by and be blessed ~ Gail ~

Recipe
White Cardstock
Recycled cardboard Paper Patterned Strips
Green Cardstock
Cricut A Child's Year Shamrock Hat page 31
Stickles Glitter Glue on Hat
MFP Thank you Stamps
Memento Black Ink
 Sketch #5 Mary Cardz TV


It would be an honor to share with:

March CHN Patterned Paper Challenge
Marys Cardz TV Designer Challenge #3 Thank You Cards #1

March DLART Thankful Thursday AG No Stacking

Weekly DLART Thankful Thursday  GREEN or Thank You Card #3 of 3 No Stacking

Simon Says Work It Wednesday - Green 3 of 3

March Crop Stop - AG #2 of 5 - Stickles can be purchased at Crop Stop

March WAW AG #4

PDE AG 1 per day

March 3 - 16 Cardz TV Designer Challenge#4 - 3 of 3

PIP Challenge 1710 AG #2

Fantabulous #296 Cricut Cut Challenge St Patrick's Day - Create A Critter Shamrock Hat Cut

Dragonfly Journey - No 87 Lucky Charms 

Monday, March 6, 2017

Thank You Tag

Howdy Crafters - I have a St Patrick's Day Thank You tag ready for a gift - thank you for stopping by and be blessed~ Gail~

Recipe
Portrait Cutting Machine
Cricut Cutting Machine
Misti for stamping
SVG Tag & Reinforce Circle - White Cardstock
Tag background created with Powder Puff Green With Envy Ink and Green Marker
A Child's Year page 31 - Hat with Shamrock Cut out
MFP Thank You Stamp - Rangers Archival Black Ink
RRR - Green Ribbon
Green Cardstock
Creatology Glitter
Stickles Glitter Glue on Hat
ATG and Glue

It would be an honor to share with

March DLART Thankful Thursday AG No Stacking
Weekly DLART Thankful Thursday  GREEN or Thank You Card #2 of 3

Simon Says Work It Wednesday - Green 2 of 3

March Crop Stop - AG #1 of 5 - Stickles can be purchased at Crop Stop

March WAW AG #3
Catch the Bug AG #2
PDE AG 1 per day

March 3 - 16 Cardz TV Designer Challenge#4 - 2 of 3

QKR Stampede AG #233 -  #2 of 3

PIP Challenge 1710 AG #1
Simon Says Monday - Make Your Own Background - Ink and Marker used for background #1
Fantabulous #296 Cricut Cut Challenge St Patrick's Day - Create A Critter Shamrock Hat Cut
Dragonfly Journey - No 87 Lucky Charms

Show it off Saturday - AG 1E 

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Baby Boy Card

Howdy Crafters - I created this gem using my Silhouette and die cut the Double Lever card base & elements by Lori Whitlock - [I am amazed at how this machine cut the tiny flag that was added to the sailboat] ~ thanks for stopping by and have a blessed week! ~ Gail~
RECIPE
Silhouette Die Cutting Machine
SVG Double Lever Design Die Cut by Lori Whitlock
Cardstocks: Kraft -White- Cream-Dark Blue - Red - Dark Brown - light blue 
Zip Dry Glue & ATG Gun
Micron Ink Pen - Black
Behind the Sailboat die cut in the back of the card:I used the Misti & Rangers Black Archival Ink with  a "Congratulations stamp" - then wrote a message with a Micron Ink Pen

It would be an honor to share with:

March DLART Thankful Thursday AG No Stacking 2 of 3
March - Heartful Challenge - AG plus a Stamp - using the congratulations stamp with Misti
March WAW AG #2
Weekly Catch the Bug #1
Weekly PDE AG
March 3 - 16 Cardz TV Designer Challenge#4 - 1 of 3
QKR Stampede AG #233 -  #1
PIP AG #2

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Action Wobble Mocha Card

Howdy Crafters - 
We finally got moved to a new city. I am surely loving this country living and our new home. We are still unpacking and will be for a few months as well as organizing the home... my craft room is not completed so that will take some time for the cabinets to arrive. However, I had an opportunity to create a card today for the first time in months.
So Happy to be back - not in the full swing of things, but will craft when I can as I am also back to my regular working job as well.

Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed week,
Gail in Clio, Michigan

Recipe
Sketch Mary Cardz TV
Silhouette - Card Base - White Card-stock
Cuttlebug - Spellbinders Scalloped Rectangle Die and Embossing [inside card for sentiment]
Digital Freebie - Coffee Cup and inside Sentiment - Verve Stamps - Thank you
Stamplorations Sentiment Stamp from of Card - Sending a Whole Latte Love your Way
Rangers Black Archival ink - Misti
Green card stock - Patterned Green Recycled card-stock
Action Wobble Behind Mocha Cup
Word Mocha added by me through Word

Action Wobble
It would be an honor to share with these Challenges

CHN March Patterned Paper Challenge
Crop Stop - Action Wobble and Cuttlebug can be purchased at Crop Stop
DLART Thankful Thursday March Challenge 1 of 3
Verve Stamps - use the free digital set to enter the challenge
WAW - AG 1 of 10
Simon Say Make It Wed Feb Challenge 1 of 3 Word Green or Something Green
DLART Thankful Thursday - Green 1 of 3
Show it off Saturday AG 1E
Feb 27 - PIP AG #1

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Monkey Valentine

Monkey Valentine
I had a blast putting this gem together - he is the cutest little Monkey - one of my grand-kids will enjoy this card on Valentines Day - this is my very first time to do a print and cut for the sentiment - I am impressed with how this works on my Portrait by Silhouette- I certainly hope to do some stickers - I have several boxes full of sticker paper just waiting to be used.... so I  want to learn how to make your own stickers and/or learn to print and cut the stickers I have in a folder using the Print and Cut technique on the Portrait  ~~ thanks for dropping by - blessings ~ Gail ~

Recipe
Lori Whitlock Monkey SVG Valentine - Box Pop up Card
Newspaper Patterned Paper
Cardstock: Cranberry, Black, Pink & Pink with White swirls, white, Kraft, Brown
Cuttlebug Swiss Dot folder
Cuttlebug machine
A Wink of Stella on some of the hearts
Extra hearts die cut and scattered on card

CHN Patterned Jan Challenge


Simon Says Chill Out - This Monkey is chilling out on this card  - #4

Crop Stop AG #5  The Cuttlebug machine and Cuttlebug Embossing Folders can be purchased at Crop Stop
Cardz TV AG Designers Challenge #2

NOTE: This might be my last post for a month or so - we are in the process of selling our condo and moving - so not sure if I will have the opportunity to create again before we move out -thanks for stopping by my blog and I will be back!! Blessings

Thank you Card

Howdy Crafters - I was so blessed to win a huge box of crafting items from the Seasonal Giving Blog Hop - from Neva Cole's blog! You can stop by her blog by clicking HERE... I believe this is my first time to do this hop with over 60 blogs offering a lovely prize to the winner[s]!! ....I am like a kid in a candy store when my name comes up for any win! Silly me!! Anywhoo - I feel very blessed to have won this lovey package:


I created a thank you card for Neva that I will be sending out on Monday. The tiny bunny stamp in the corner was included in the win. Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed week!

Recipe
Kraft cardstock
Designer cardstock
Green Cardstock
Poppy Stamps - Fancy Thanks Die - White cardstock
Memory Box Heart Die from the Precious Heart Box Collection - White cardstock
Gold - A Wink of Stella Glitter pen to highlight around the heart
Woodland Stamps - Rabbit from my win from Neva Cole's blog - Versafine Black Ink - Misti

It would be an honor to share with:

CHN Patterned Jan Challenge
DLARThankful Thursday 1 per day 
DLARThankful Thursday Weekly - Winter or alternative a Thank You #2
Simon Says Chill Out - I am chilling from my lovely win and creating a card using one of the stamps  - #3
WAW AG with sentiment
Cardz TV AG #1

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Hoppy Birthday Tag

Howdy Crafters - Here is a Tag for the tag box I created a few days ago. Click HERE to see the Tag Box. Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed week! ~ Gail ~

Recipe
SVG Tag - White cardstock
Green Cardstock for Digital Bugaboo Frog - AKV Frog
Embossing Pen for HoPPY - blue Sapphire Embossing Powder - Versamark Embossing Ink - Heat Gun
Lily Pad and water waves drawn with Spectrum Noir Markers - The Lily pad was colored with TH Crayon
Birthday Stamp by Clear Dollar Stamps - Versafine Black Ink
Patterned Newsprint paper for the Sun  colored with Yellow Marker and fussy cut
Blue Organza Ribbon

It would be an honor to share with

CHN Patterned Jan Challenge

DLARThankful Thursday 1 per day

Simon Says Chill Out - Chill out-- It's Your Birthday  - #2



 

Crop Stop AG #4 Spectrum Noir Markers can be purchased at Crop Stop
PIP AG #3 of 3 
Simon Says Wed - anything but a card - #1
Dragon Fly Journeys Birthday Bash
WAW AG