Saturday, January 15, 2011

Project Forty-two Tag Swap and my first video

OK so welcome back. I am so sorry this took most of my week to post. But we got snowed in and life just took over. So I made this video for a tag swap that I participate in. Jess over at KinderStampO, she hosts a monthly tag swap. I missed November and December, so I am glad to be back. Plus this month Kathy over at Peachy Keen Stamps is making tags too!!

So on with the show!!

Hope it isn't too long.

My tag!


cartridge: Twinkle Toes Lite
background for stage fright
Cut at 5.25 inches
front paper: EK Success Over The Moon Sprinkles
back paper: It Takes Two
Small pink paper same cut at tag: scrap paper
cut at 3.25 inches
embossed with Happy Birthday cuttlebug folder

cartridge: Create a Critter
cut at 1.5 inches
page 57 Accessory and Accessory with shift
Paper: DCWV Sweet Stack and purple scraps

Cartridge: EDPD
cut at 4.5 inches
doll:  Stampin Up (SU)Very Vanilla page 28 Blackout key
hair: (SU) So Saffron page 33 Headwear Key
shoes: (SU) Crumb Cake with edge inked with (SU) Chocolate Chip page 44 Accessories one key
shirt: Francis Meyer pattern paper edges inked with (SU) Chocolate Chip page 35 Blackout Key with shift
skirt: OK so I took the jeans from page 35 Blackout Key ... welded a rectangle in the
     middle of the jeans to be a long modest skirt. paper is from a piece I had 
Mickey hair bow: basic Rhinestones I had or pearls. I really need an I-Rock LOL

cartridge: Mickey Font
page: 133
cut at 1.25 inches
Blue: (SU) Pacific Point
Red: (SU) Real Red
Yellow: (SU) So Saffron
Green: (SU) Wild Wasabi
I cut them out glittered them then just cut strings for them with black paper

Thanks Everyone
Have a great Weekend

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Project Forty-One and Peachy Keen Challenge

Welcome back! I hope everyone had a great weekend!
Ours was a quite one ... our last weekend with out kids. We have one more weekend visit this coming weekend. Then the following weekend we pick up for for good! We are really excited! We thought we would do something romantic a dinner or something, but the weather is not cooperating with us.

OK so this was supposed to be posted for Monday .... but I finally figured out how to do the video. Was working on editing it ... but the video is like 18 minutes LONG!! So now that I know what I am doing ... I am working on a video today that will be less than 10 minutes. So yes I will be doing the video with a timer next to me. I hope to get "control" of the video this week so I can start doing video clips. YEAH!!

Today's project is a Thank you card for the "Let's Face it Friday" challenge over at Peachykeen Stamps Challenge Blog. I just love their stamps, yes even though they are not Disney. But the faces stamps are so much fun. And you all know I love taking a Paper Doll and give it a "Disney" look. So here is my project Recipe is below!!

The whole thank you card!

Close up of the face!!


Card Basics
size: 4.25 x 5.5 Very Vanilla Stampin Up
Glittered pattern paper: DCWV Linen Stack
Brown strip: 4.25 x 2 Chocolate Chip Stampin Up
     then I punches BOTH sides with Fiskars Lace Apron Punch
Sentiment: stamp from Micheal's Dollar section ... it had an actual peach between the words. I just cut
     the words off the stamp so I could use the words alone.
Ink: Stampin Up Classic White Craft Ink

Cartridge: Serenade
image is Top row on lay over 2nd image from the left.
cut at 4 inches
Shadow image: Crumb Cake Stampin up
Shadow key lit.
Peach image cut twice ... Chocolate Chip and then in White
Leaf is layer image  and is Wild Wasabi

I took the white peach image then cut off the stem and leaf leaving only the peach.
I wanted my peach to be fuzzy  I used my 5 inch Xryon Sticker maker to "glue" the front of the peach. Then I applied Peach flock to give the peach a fuzzy appearance.

Paper Doll
Cartridge: Everyday Paper Doll
Doll cut at 3.75 inches
doll: page 28 using blackout key paper unknown
dress: page 46 with blackout key DCWV Linen Stack
hair: page 37 with headwear Key So Saffron Stampin Up
shoes: page 47 with accessories 1 key Chocolate Chip Stampin Up
     White Signo gel pen used for dots
Face is stamped from PK-490 Everyday Character Face Assortment ink is Stampin Up Chocolate Chip

Mickey Heads
cartridge: Mickey Font
head on dress cut at 1.88 inches
two in the hair cut at .47 inches
Paper was DCWV Linen Stack
I used my Sticker Maker and the glittered them all in a Turquoise glitter.
I used pop dots for some dimension!

Thanks for looking

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Project Forty and a Throwback Thursday Challenge

Happy Friday Everyone!!
I am sorry I am running really late with my Friday project...just finished it
So sorry the pictures are not that great! Will work on for next time!

OK so for today's project it is a challenge over at My Creative Time
Emma is great she challenges us to use some of our older cartridges.
So for today's challenge was a viewer's choice. We got to pick our own cartridge, but the entry
had to have a Valentine's theme to it or a heart!

I am hoping my hubby doesn't read this one post because it is going to be my Valentine's card for him.
His favorite Disney Character of all time is Donald Duck. We even dressed up as Donald and Daisey Duck a few Halloween's ago.

So here is my card I made
My Love Card!
A close up of Donald and Daisey. I drew them using the Cri-Kits then colored with copics.

A view of the inside of the card with the sentiment


OK Card paper is all Stampin Up
Cherry Cobbler, Whisper White, Very Vanilla and pattern paper is there's also.
A2 card 4.25 x 5.5 in Cherry Cobbler
Very Vanilla is 4.15 x 5.4
Pattern Paper is cut 4.05 x 5.3
Ribbon on corners is Stampin Up Cherry Cobbler.
Now I just brushed the edges of the pattern paper with basic Black Ink to make them stand out against the very vanilla base.

cartridge: Martha Stewart All Occasion Cakes
cut at 4.06
The heart has little circle around the edge, I hide them for this project in my Gypsy
I then used LaJolle Glue and Basic Black Glitter around the edges of the heart
Paper is from  Stampin Up

The Ducks
Cartridge: Mickey and Friends
cut at 3.03 inches
I used my Gypsy you can use Design Studio also.
On one layer I used the Cri-Kits to "draw" the image
With the eye open on layer 1 I opened another layer
used the blackout feature and lines the black out perfectly with the image on layer one.

So I loaded my mat with the Cri-Kit pen in placed. Cut the first layer which is really drawing the image with details. Then DO NOT REMOVE MAT go back to design. I took out the the pen holder and replaced the blade housing. Then I hit cut. This is the black out which will cut around the edge of your image.

I then just colored the image with copics, added a shadow. Then used pop dots, to add dimensions.

Thanks for looking!

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Project Thirty-nine

Happy Wednesday Everyone!!

So for today's project I am using the Disney Dreams Come True Cartridge.
The reason I love the Disney cartridges is there are some really cute hidden gems in each one.
This card being one of those little gems.
One of our nieces turned 19 this week, so I made a card for her.
Something girly but not to babyish.

Before seeing the pictures I tried to show a few snaps of the Gypsy screen to give you an idea how I use my cri-kit pens to align the sentiment up for the inside of the card, the images are a little dark. Will try to take better pictures next time.

A cake shaped card.

This is a picture of layer one in my gypsy. I took the cake Shadow image copy and pasted it, then mirrored it and pushed the two images so part of the cakes were touching, then welded it. You must mirror the second image or the card will not line up right.
Picture three is the 2nd Layer. I keep the eye for layer one open, this way I can see the actual card to line up the words for my sentiment. One I cut layer one, DO NOT UNLOAD you mat, just take out your blade, replace it with the Cri-kits holder then cut layer two, which doesn't really cut it writes.

OK Recipe for the card

Shape card
cartridge: Disney Dreams Do Come True
page 48
Cut at 4.04 inches

Stampin Up Very Vanilla
Shadow: Base/Icon with Shift key
  copy and mirror and weld two pieces together

Cupcake on front
Icon layer Stampin Up Chocolate Chip
Icon with Shift pattern paper is from DCWV Sweets Stack I cut this layer with out the cherry
I did the same cut as above except this time I only cut the cherry Stampin Up Real Red
    I then used Red Stickles on the cherry

For the Inside I used my Glitter Pink Cri-Kits pen to write Happy Birthday using Cutting Up Cartridge

Thanks for looking
I will see you all Friday with my next project!

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Project Thirty-eight and MPS Challenge!

I am so nervous and excited as I make this post.
I woke up this morning to find out that Robyn over My Pink Stamper is having an open call for two new members for her Design Team!!

OK so many of you may not of known this but I had be given my Expression last Black Friday. I took it out of the box set it up ... cut 2 mickey heads and there is sat. It then proceeded to collect a lot of dust.
Then one day many months later, by chance I found a blog about Cricut called .... yes you got it .... My Pink Stamper.

Well I started watching all her videos old and new ... became a follower .... starting finding more blogs to follow ... and that night I created my first card. Well then Robyn started saying words like "Stampin Up" "ATG Gun" "Mono Adhesive" I had no clue what these things were. So I order an ATG Gun, went to Micheal's bought a few cartridges ... yes full price .... that was before I found the great online stores ...
I then googled "Stampin Up" found a local demonstrator near me ... who I so so love .... Karen you are the greatest.

A month later I started this great blog ... so all my great creating started with My Pink Stamper

OK so for the design challenge we have to use three colors Pink, Green and Brown.
So I thought how to I try out for this awesome opportunity while keeping my Disney Spirit .... well this card came to me ..... so I design in Gypsy ...starting making .... well then my phone rang with a call from my dear friend who loved DISNEY just as much as I do. She is going through some stuff .... so the card no has a ton of meaning as I am sending it to her tomorrow!!

Here is my entry Recipe is below pictures!

Here is the card

Close up of me .... the Disney girl herself!!

This is a picture of my Gypsy how I welded the Mickey heads to the dress


Card size 4.25 x 5.5
Paper is Stampin Up Very Vanilla
I then took Stampin Up Rose Red that I used EK Success Dots and Scrolls border punch on the bottom
The pattern paper is GCD Cloisonne Pack (Big Lots)
The green Ribbon is from Micheal's Celebrate
White Signo Dots and Green Crystals from Micheal's

OK so as for the little me
cartridges used: EDPD and Mickey Font

All cut at: 3.5 inches
body: page 28 Blackout key
dress: page 67 main image
hair: page 61 Headwear Key
shoes: page 73 Accessories 1 key

The face is of course PK-490 Everyday Character Face Assortment I used Stampin Up Chocolate Chip.
I then used my Signo Pen to color the eyes just a little.
The Sentiment is Stampin Up Craft Ink with Studio G Stamps.

OK so here is where it gets fun.
I used the same dress and made a second cut but I welded Mickey heads from the Mickey Heads
Small mickey heads cut at: .25 inches
Big Mickey Head cut at: .5 inches
I placed the dress with the mickey heads cut out on top of the plain dress

to finish up I used prima flowers, stickles and the extra mickey heads from the dress to make it look Disney!