Thinking of You!

guest designer badgeWoot Woot!  I was a Spotlight winner at Crafting by Designs and was invited to be a Guest Designer for their “Thinking of You” themed challenge today.

I decided to combine my card with some mid-week inspiration at From the Heart Stamps. My FTHS image is called Humble Anneke  and my sentiment is from the Hero Arts “Friends” clear stamps. She is so sweet. She makes me smile just looking at her sweet face.

Humble Annke

Recipe:

  • Image: Humble Anneke digi by From the Heart Stamps
  • Paper – Green and Pink card (stash) Background (digi paper)
  • Ink: Copics – RV21, RV23, RV25, RV29, YG03, YG61, YG63, E00, E02, E11, E21, E31, E33, E35, E37, E39, W1, W3, W5, C5, C7, C9, T0, RV0000, R0000, YG0000, Tuxedo Black Memento
  • Other: Polka Dot Backdrop Dies (AJVD)Circle Dies (Spellbinders), Fishtail Dies (MFT), Wink of Stella Clear and Black

Challenges:

Thanks for stopping by!

Lyn

Puppy Love You!

It is MONDAY again and it is time for a sketch challenge at FTHS (Sketch#98).

Sketch098

I have been without internet for a week and my computer crashed, so I am writing this on a tiny little device – I didn’t realize how spoiled I was!! ANYWAY… The show must go on right??

For today’s card, I used the little dog from Ali’s Paper Hearts

Alis Paper Heart

Recipe:

  • Image – Ali’s Paper Hearts digi image from FTHS
  • Paper – White base (PTI), Red card (Scraps), Designer Paper (PTI)
  • Ink – E70, E74, E77, E79, R24, R27, R29
  • Other – Basic Backdrop and Polka Dot Backdrop dies (AJVD), Circle and ScallopCircle Dies and Border Die (Spellbinders), Twine, Button, Ribbon

Challenge:

Thanks for stopping by!

Lyn

The Symbols of February – Hambo Mid-month

hambohoedownbuttonIt’s the third Wednesday of the month which means it is time for some Hambo Hoedown mid-month inspiration! So sorry for the delay – winter has finally made its way down South. I have been without internet and electricity for a couple of days and… NOT fun.

This Hoedown will last for the whole month of February (until March 3rd at midnight.) The theme this month is “Symbols of February” which means PURPLE (Feb Birthstone is Amethyst), VIOLETS (Feb’s flower), and FISHES/WATER (The Zodiacs are Aquarius (until the 18th) and Pisces (from the 19th on.) This should be lots of fun! You can use any company’s image for this challenge but if you have a Hambo image, why not use it?

I used a sweet, versatile Hambo image called Flowers. These are just too cute and were a great starter for my PURPLE card…

foryou

Come and join the fun!!

Recipe:

  • Image – Flowers digi by Hambo Stamps
  • Paper – White card (PTI), Purple card and Vellum (Stash)
  • Ink – Copics V22, V25, V28, BV11, BV13, BV17, YG93, YG95, YG97, YG99
  • Other – Basic Backdrop and Polka Dot Backdrop dies (A Jillian Vance Design), Liquid Pearls, Glitter, Glossy Accents

Thanks for stopping by!

Lyn

He Loves Me… SOTM image at FTHS

Today’s card is a very simple card done as a little mid-month inspiration for the From the Heart Stamps, Stamp of the Month Challenge.

This month Faith has created another one of everyone’s favorites…A Birdbrain – this one is called Loves Me Birdbrain. What’s not to love I ask you!!! This little gal made me smile out loud! What about you?

FTHS Loves Me SOTM2

For this one, I decided I NEEDED (I know, I know) some Liquid pearls for her pearl necklace. I have never played with this stuff before and it was hard to make perfect “pearls”. SOOO if you have any helpful hints, I would love to learn them!

I also pulled out a fun Wink of Stella that I haven’t used (it looks lime green on the lid but it is more like real green so I put a lit on the corners of her lids and then took a clear WOS pen and blended it out for shading.

If you haven’t had a chance to join the challenge yet, there is still plenty of time! If you didn’t get the image free last month, buy it this month and you’ll next month’s free. She is worth it for sure!!

Recipe:

  • Image: Loves Me Birdbrain digi by From the Heart Stamps
  • Paper: White card (PTI), Melon card (SU)
  • Ink: YG00, YG01, YG03, YG05, YG13, YG17, YR12, YR15, YR18, RV21, RV23, RV25, RV14,+ W00, W1, W3
  • Other: Basic Backdrop Dies and Polka Dot Backdrop Dies (AJVD), Liquid Pearls, Pearls, Clear and Green Wink of Stella.

Thanks for stopping by! Have a great day!!

Lyn

#stolemyheart

It is time for some midweek inspiration at From the Heart Stamps this week, I am trying to catch up with all my Valentine’s Day cards so today’s card uses one of the newest images at FTHS – Heart Bandit (Faithful Friends). These Faithful Friends are just too precious!!

FTHS HEART BANDIT

I used the Embossing Folder Stamping technique from the Splitcoast Stampers Challenge TLC520 on this one.

Recipe:

  • Image: Heart Bandit (Faithful Friends) digi by From the Heart Stamps
  • Papers: White Card (PTI), Red Card (Recollections), Water color Paper
  • Ink: Copics R22, R24, R27, R29, R81, R83, R85, B0000, B000, B00, B93, B95, B97, B99, C3, C5, C7, C9, W1, W3, W5, E70, E74, E77, E79, YG91, YG93, YG95, YG97, YG99, E00, E11, E21
  • Distress Inks – Worn Lipstick, Spun Sugar, Festive Berries
  • Other: Basic Backdrop Dies and Polka Dot Backdrop Dies (AJVD), Circle and Scallop Circle Dies (Spellbinders), Hugs and Kisses Embossing Folder (Cuttlebug)

Challenges:

Thanks for stopping by!

Lyn

FOR THE FTHS FEB BLOG HOP – LOVE IS IN THE AIR!

home-hook-5

Welcome to our first blog hop of the year at From the Heart Stamps. Our theme this month is “LOVE IS IN THE AIR”. It can be any kind of love kind of card, and doesn’t have to be a romance type card. Our incredible team has pulled together some LOVELY inspiration for you and I can’t wait for you to see it!

As you hop along, please leave a comment on each entry. One random commenter will be selected on each blog to win an image of choice from the FTHS store. And additionally, one commenter on the From the Heart Stamps blog will be selected to win a $15 gift voucher to the store!

If you have arrived from KELLY’s Blog, you are in the right place; if not why don’t you start on the From the Heart Stamps blog so you don’t miss anything.

For my card today, I used a sweet snow man so I could do something a little outside the box and by adding a Loving Sentiment... Voila! Love is in the air!!! I decided to go with a simple sketch on this one and I am pretty please with it!

FTHS Snowmans Stocking

Now head over to MICHELLE’s blog and let her show you some love!!

Thanks for hopping with us today. The hop will end on Monday February 9th, 6 am EST. Winners will be posted on the From the Heart Stamps Blog on Wednesday February 11th

Recipe:

  • Image: Snowman’s Stocking digi by From the Heart Stamps
  • Sentiment: Loving Sentiments digi by From the Heart Stamps
  • Papers: White card (PTI), Red and Hunter Green card (Recollections), DP (DCWV)
  • Ink: Copics – RV02, RV04, RV06, RV09, YG03, YG61, YG63, YG21, YG23, YG25, YR04, YR07, YR09, C0. BG0000, B0000, BV31
  • Other: Basic Backdrop Dies and Polka Dot Backdrop Dies (AJVD), Rectangle Dies (Spellbinders), Corner Rounder, Hugs and Kisses Embossing Folder (Cuttlebug), Buttons, Ribbon, Twine

Have a great time on the Blog Hop!!

Thanks for stopping by!!

Lyn

Love you to PISCES!

hambohoedownbuttonIt’s a new month and it’s the first Wednesday of the month which means… it is time for a Hambo Hoedown! This Hoedown will last for the whole month of February (until March 3rd at midnight.) The theme this month is “Symbols of February” which means PURPLE (Feb Birthstone is Amethyst), VIOLETS (Feb’s flower), and FISHES/WATER (The Zodiacs are Aquarius (until the 18th) and Pisces (from the 19th on.) This should be lots of fun! You can use any company’s image for this challenge but if you have a Hambo image, why not use it? I used a fun Hambo image called Solemates. These are just too cute and how perfect for this challenge! I love you to Pisces…right?? Hambo solemates To go with my image, I created a CAS card with one of my favorite go to sketches (an old Splitcoast Stampers Sketch SC204. Come and join the fun!! Recipe:

  • Image – Solemates digi by Hambo Stamps
  • Paper – White card (PTI), Black card (Recollections), DP (Hip Hip Hooray – Doodle Bug Designs)
  • Ink – Copics YG03, YG05, YG07, B01, B02, B04, B06, Y15, Y17, Y19, YR12, YR15, YR18, R24, R29, Background C0, C3, B00, B000, B0000, BG0000
  • Other – Basic Backdrop and Polka Dot Backdrop dies (A Jillian Vance Design)

Challenges:

Thanks for stopping by! Lyn

All Bundled Up…

It is MONDAY! Let’s take a sketch challenge at FTHS (Sketch#96).

Sketch096

This week, I am stuck on snowmen for some reason! Today’s card uses a fun From the Heart Stamp called Bundled Up. It is sweet and appropriate for the weather that my friends in the Midwest are experiencing!!

FTHS Bundled

Recipe:

  • Image – Bundled Up digi image from FTHS
  • Paper – White base (PTI), turquoise card (Scraps), Designer Paper (Doodle Bug Designs)
  • Ink – BV0000, BG0000, N0, 110, B000, B00, B02, B04, B06YG03, YG63, YG67, V20, V22, V25, RV04, RV06, YR04, YR09, E31, E33, E35, E37, W00, W1, W3
  • Other – Basic Backdrop and Polka Dot Backdrop dies (AJVD), Rectangle Dies and Deckled Rectangle Die(Spellbinders), Button, Yarn, Ribbon, Stickles

Challenge:

Thanks for stopping by!

Lyn

SNOW – A Four Letter Word!

Since we had no blog hop in January, each of the DT members has been given the chance to offer a $10 voucher for the From The Heart Stamps store. My give away is today… So, everyone who leaves a comment for this card this week will be entered into a drawing for the voucher. The winner will be announced on February 2nd.

With no further ado, how about some mid-week inspiration? Here is another card using this week’s FTHS sketch challenge (Sketch#95).

Sketch095

I have a friend in Boston and this birdbrain image (No Snow Birdbrain) made me think of him AND made me soooo happy that I live in the South. For all of you living in the Northeast… stay warm and stay safe!

SNOW FTHS

Recipe:

  • Image – No Snow Birdbrain digi image from FTHS
  • Paper – White base (PTI), Navy card (Scraps), Designer Paper (Winter stack – DCWV)
  • Ink –  Bird B91, B93, B95, B97, YR24, YR27, Scarf R35, R37, R39, W5, W7, W9, C3, C1, C0, Shovel C5, C5, C3, C1, E33, E35, E37Snow C0, B0000, BV01
  • Other – Basic Backdrop and Polka Dot Backdrop dies (AJVD), Rectangle Dies and (Spellbinders), Confetti Border Die (PTI), Stickles

Challenges:

Thanks for stopping by!

Lyn

Get Well Soon!

It is MONDAY again and it is time for a sketch challenge at FTHS (Sketch#95).

Sketch095

I have been crazy sick with Bronchitis and an ear infection so I haven’t crafted in a while. However, I had to get out of bed and get a card done for this fun sketch – I just couldn’t lay there anymore…of course now I am exhausted so it is back to bed for me.

For this one, I used a birdbrain – Sick Chick made myself a get well soon card haha!

Sick Chick

Recipe:

  • Image – Sick Chick digi image from FTHS
  • Paper – Pure Poppy base (PTI), Black card (Scraps), Designer Paper (TSunny – MME)
  • Ink – YG00, YG01, YG03, YG63, YG67, Y15, Y17, R12, R14, R17, YR04, YR02, B02, B04, B06, W01, W3, W5
  • Other – Basic Backdrop and Polka Dot Backdrop dies (AJVD), Square Dies and Border (Spellbinders)

Challenges:

Thanks for stopping by!

Lyn

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 27 other followers