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Friday, October 24, 2014

Halloween with Delicious Doodles

Good morning! Kevin and I stopped and had Arby's last night for dinner because we were out running errands. We BOTH ended up sick too!! I think maybe it gave us food poisoning... I was up at 2 am sick... still have a huge headache. Not how I wanted to start the weekend o.O

So, today we are having our Halloween challenge at Delicious Doodles. I've used several different images to create a step card. And Teri adds so much detail to her images, that I really didn't add much color at all. Her images are already amazing!!  Here is what I've come up with:







So, as you can see, I've created a step card for this challenge. I used The Graveyard for the center of the step card. I've used my Prismacolor Pencils to add just a little bit of color on this image. I used some grays for the sky and shadows and green for the grass and that's it! I also popped the front two tombstones on that image. On the sides of the step card, I have used tombstones from Tombstone Collection. Happy Halloween is stamped at the top and that stamp is from My Craft Spot. I took my finger over the wet ink and tried to drag some of it up an down to make it a bit more creepier. Not sure if that really came across like I wanted it to LOL!!

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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Trick or Treat at Meljen's Designs!

Good morning! And a very Happy Thursday to you! I'm really ready for the week to be over! I have been coloring a bunch of images.. I'm hoping this weekend to get them on something! LOL  Then I'll be good!  I hope you all are having a crafty fun week!!

Today we are on Challenge #233 - Trick or Treat (Halloween) at the Meljen's Designs Challenge Blog! I LOVE Halloween cards and I LOVE using Meljen's Designs images to create them!! She has some of the best Halloween images! They are so fun!  For this card I went with a kitty theme LOL!!









I used quite a few images for this card.. sticking with my Kitty Halloween theme. So, first is the sentiment stamp. That is a new stamp set from My Craft Spot. They had an amazing new release recently with some amazing stamps and dies! I stamped that with white on the dark purple. The image at the bottom is Mini Boo Ghosts. I decoupaged the stars spelling out Boo. I also added the green gems at the top. The next image is Fish or Treat Cat. I decoupaged the ghost part of him and the front fish. The swirls in the middle are from a Memory Box die that was cut a bit. I also added the black pearls. There are also four die cuts, a cauldron, ghost, tombstone and pumpkin which are Die-namics from My Favorite Things. The Trick or Treat Stamp is also from My Craft Spot and then the two additional images on the inside are Nibbles The Zombie Cat and Mummy Kitty. For Nibbles I decoupaged his body and those legs that are more to the front and then I popped his head one more level. For the Mummy Cat, I popped up his body. For the final panel I have the Cutie Corner Spider with the spider body popped and then Franken Kitty and his front legs and body are popped and then his head is also popped. I love these tri-shutter cards! I always seem to make one for Meljen's at Halloween!! LOL  All of the papers are scraps from last years Halloween papers.I did add chalk to those four small die cuts as well. And all of these images were colored using my Copic Markers! And you can find ALL of these fantastic images at the Meljen's Designs Shop!

Copic Markers Used:
  • Mini Boo Ghosts Boo: V12, V15, V17
  • Mini Boo Ghosts Ghosts: N3
  • Mummy Kitty Wraps: T4
  • Mummy Kitty Cat: E95, E97, E99
  • Fish or Treat Cat Costume: T4
  • Fish or Treat Cat Cat: YR23, YR24, YR27
  • Fish or Treat Cat Pumpkin: YR00, YR02, YR04, YR09, T4
  • Fish or Treat Cat Fish: W00, W1, W5
  • Franken Cat Green: YG01, YG06, YG07, YG17
  • Franken Cat Black: W00, W1, W3, W5, W9
  • Franken Cat Cheeks: R11, R22
  • Nibbles The Zombie Cat Black: W00, W1, W3, W5, W9
  • Nibbles The Zombie Cat Blue: B0000, B000, B00, B01
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Christmas Release At SLS Lines Digital Stamps

Good morning! I hope everyone is having a great week.. halfway through!!!  Today I had to take Bailey to the dermatologist to get some warts burned off her hand. She was soooooooooooo amazingly awesome!! She tolerated it so well!!  Now we are home.. I'm working! Hope you guys have a great rest of your day!!!  See you tomorrow !! hehehe

Today is a new release at SLS Lines Digital Stamps. We are celebrating Christmas!!  Here is what I've come up with for this new release:








You can find all the new stamps at the SLS Lines Digital Stamps shop. I've used Snowman Christmas for this card. I colored the image with my Copic markers. The papers are all scraps from last years Christmas papers. I'm trying to use them all up. I've done some decoupage with the tree and then popped the snowman and the boy. Also the snow levels. I've used a bit of tinsel around the tree and a little bit of snow marker on the tips of the trees. I have also used my snow marker for the snow at the bottom. I used white Liquid Pearls to add some snow falling. I've added the corner die cut, small red gems to add a bit of detail to that corner, the green ribbon and the green candi dots at the top. This is a tent card so there is no inside to decorate on this one.

Copic Markers Used:
  • Skin: R20, E000, E00, E01, E02
  • Snowman and Snow: B0000, B000, B00
  • Carrot Nose: YR02, YR04, YR07
  • Mittens and Scarf: BG01, BG05, BG07; V12, V15, B17
  • Buttons and Coal Mouth: W5, W9
  • Glow Around Tree: B0000
  • Tree: G20, G21, G24, G28
  • Shine From Star: YR31
  • Star: Y11, Y15, YR23, YR24
  • Hat, Scarf and Jacket: R20, R22, R24, R35, R46, R59
  • Boots: N0, N1, N3, N5, N7
  • Jeans: B93, B95, B97, B99
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Monday, October 20, 2014

October Inspiration for SLS Lines Digital Stamps

Happy Morning to you!! And Happy Monday... errr.. I guess its happy LOL  I can't believe the weekend is already finished. I feel like I didn't really get much done this weekend. I got 4 images completed.. colored, decoupaged, detailed, but I didn't get any cards created. I am almost finished with the 5th image I was working on. Again.. still didn't really get anything completed LOL  Oh well!!  This week will be a busy one. I have teacher conference for Bailey on Tuesday morning.. Kevin is going to do that one for me.. I LOVE THAT MAN! He is so wonderful!!  Then on Wednesday I have to take Bailey to the dermatologist. We are going to see about getting some warts removed from her finger tips. Bailey also has practice this week.. not sure which days yet.. they keep switching! And then her last game for the season will be Saturday morning. Michael was at a drama competition with the school this Saturday and they made it through to the regional level, so he will be doing that on Saturday, but they will be practicing Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday I believe. He wasn't able to be IN the show because of his grades, but he is able to be a stage hand. That's it.. my busy week LOL  Hope you guys have a WONDERFUL week ahead!!!

Today I am sharing my October inspiration for SLS Lines Digital Stamps. Here is my inspiration:








For this card I'm using Day of the Dead Calavera 2 which you can find at the SLS Lines Digital Stamps Etsy Shop! I printed this image on kraft paper and colored her with my Prismacolor Pencils. I love the look of Prismacolor Pencils on Kraft! I did a little bit of decoupage.. I popped some of the flowers and the skull on the flower on her head. The two black strips on the front are embossed with brick wall embossing folder and they are also stitched around the edge with red. I stamped the thank you. The cut around the image is a Spellbinders die. The corners on the inside are Die-namics dies from My Favorite Things. The inside square is also a Spellbinders die. I used all cardstock on this card; no patterned paper. This is a diamond fold card, but inside out.

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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Midway Challenge #21 at Open-Minded Crafting Fun!!

Hey everyone and a very Happy Saturday to you!!! I worked from home yesterday and I also worked on the titles for next years Open-Minded Challenges. I got them all done.. and that was my goal LOL So, I'm happy about that! But today I need to concentrate on coloring some images!!  I hope you all have a great weekend!! I'm hoping to craft the weekend away!!

Today we are at the midway point for our Challenge #21 at Open-Minded Crafting Fun. Our challenge this Pumpkins / Jack O Lanterns. We have had some amazing creations so far!! I hope you all will join in!! You have until Friday at Midnight to get in on this one! Next Saturday a new challenge will begin!

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 Here is what I have come up with for this challenge:









Love these images!!  These are two images from Oak Pond Creations; Pumpkins and Pumpkin Kitty. I colored both of these images with my Copic markers. I decoupaged the pumpkins. I added the two different ribbons and the black and white twine. I added the different colored buttons to match the colors of the card and added the twine to those. The Trick or Treat is a stamp.. it is a new stamp set from My Craft Spot. I also added the orange gems at the bottom.

Copic Markers Used:
  • Pumpkins: YR00, YR02, YR04, YR09
  • Pumpkin Leaves: YG05, YG09, YG17
  • Stem: E35, E37
  • Cat: W00, W1, W3, W5, W7, W9
  • Bat: C00, C5, C9
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Getting Spooky at The East Wind

Good morning! Can you believe we are halfway through October? I can't believe it! Let's see... what's been going on? Bailey played a Lacrosse game on Saturday and they really got beat badly. But the girls played hard all the way through. So proud of them! There are only a couple of more games to go for the fall. Bailey seems to really like it though and she will keep practicing through until Spring. That's about it. I was feeling rotten all weekend... glad we are halfway through the week now. And yesterday... I thought it was Wednesday all day!!! Ughhhhhhhh I hate that!! LOL But!! It has been a good week so far at work. My desk is clear, I'm all caught up and my email box is manageable!! Hope you all have a wonderful rest of your week!

Today we are staring Challenge #17 with a theme of The Spooks Come Out At Night at The East Wind! Here is what I have come up with for this Challenge.. can't wait to see yours too!!







So, for this one I chose to use Lucy Loo Vampire Queen. LOVE HER!!!  You can find her at The East Wind Shop. I colored her with my Copic Markers. I cut the coffin shape with the Silhouette Cameo. I also cut the embossed paper and the Happy Halloween with the Cameo as well. I lined the edge with red twine. Thats it.. No decoupage.. pretty simple card. Can't wait to see what you guys come up with!!!

Copic Markers Used:
  • Blood, Tears and Tattoo: R22, R24, R46
  • Skin: C00, C1, C3, C5, C7, C9
  • Dress: W00, W1, W3, W5, W7, W9; T3, T5, T7, T9
  • Eyes: T3, T5, T7, T9
  • Hair: R22, R24, R35, R46, R59
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