Saturday, May 19, 2012

Thinking of You!

Hello! 
I hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend!

It's much too hot to do anything outdoors here in Phoenix in the afternoon,
so I am staying comfy in my A/C!


I was playing with my beads today and decided to make this cute little butterfly
pin for a card!


I pulled out an old Nikki Sivils paper pack,
and decided that this paper was perfect!
 I fussy cut and popped up one cloud and wrapped the sentiment
onto the flower stem with some twine!


The Unity butterfly stamp and the sentiment were both heat embossed with
Stampendous', Dark Bark detail embossing powder!
It's the best for capturing every tiny element of your stamped images!

Products that enabled me:

Unity, "Bevy of Butterflies" stamps
Nikki Sivils, "Willow Bee" papers
The Twinery, black and white twine
Stampendous Embossing Powder
Beads,  JoAnn's

This card is entered in the monthly challenge at:


Doodle Dragon Challenge time!

It's that time again,
and it's a sketch challenge!
I love the funny images Dustin Pike comes up with!


This one really felt perfect for the HOT days we've been having in Phoenix! 
The day I made this card, it was 106 degrees, 
with little sign of it getting much cooler. 
We have forest fires burning everywhere!
So, on a lighter note, here's how OUR summer Bar-B-Q usually ends up!
No, just kidding!

I colored the image with Copics, except for the apron. (which is paper pieced) Then fussy-cut and popped it up. Last, added a bit of Glossy Accents and Stickles.
The DP is Echo Park, This and That, "Charming".
I wanted some flies for the elements on the side, but didn't have anything that fit the bill.  So, I made my own... hey, I tried.
Again, I love these images and it's always fun to send these to folks!
I get the best compliments when I use a Doodle Dragon image!
Check them out here!   You can get a slew of them for very little money!
(Yes, slew is a word...LOL!)
Have a terrific weekend!
Jan