Friday, April 30, 2010

Tiddley Inks Challenge #2 Mothers Day

Hi Everyone
Thank You to all of you who left such kind comments on my entry for last challenge.  It was the lighthouse done on watercolor paper.  Even though it did not win any of the challengs that I had it entered in Your Comments !!!! ment more to me than any winner badge that was being given out.  So Thank You Again!!!
I would like to Thank you for considering my entry.
This one is for my niece from her two boys.  She's divorce and their father would never get her a card for them to give to her.  So Auntie Bev (that's me) made this one for them.
Entry Details
Copic Markers
Glossy accents on nose (I just got my first bottle, I'm going a little nuts with it)
Glamour Dust
Flowers BoBunny
Ribbon Walmart
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
Brads I have had forever
I think that is it.
Thank You again for considering my entry.

TT #54 Mom / TSG #25 Sketch / CCT Challenge 110 Make Your Own

Hi Everyone
It's Friday the day before  our beloved Kentucky Derby.  Have you picked your horse yet?
Well, I think if I were going to the Derby this would be my hat.  I love how this one turned out.  I tried something a little different with color.  The image had soooo much going on with color & Bling that I didn't want to take away from it.  So I went white & ivory. I think I like how it turned out. This one is MY Mothers Day card  from Savannah. I told Nick if he was going to call me Mom to Savannah then that ment I got Mothers Day gifts.  Funny how that works.  Better get to the details now.  Thank you for considering my entry.
Entry Details
It's called 7Flower Hat

Quic Kutz Eliza letters,
Stick Pen from Quixotic Paperie
Spellbinders Fleur de Lis
Copick markers & Prismacolor Pencils

Glossy accents, Flower Soft, Glamour Dust,Stickles Gold,Bo Bunny Crystals
Gold beads that I had
Cuddlebug Embossing Folder Flowers
Ribbon I have had forever

It's kind of hard to tell that I have all the elments for the sketch with using white & my big bow but you can see from this picture that they are there.  I hope you can tell.
I think that is every thing.  Thank You again for considering my entry!
Have a good weekend & Good Luck if you bet on the race.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Quixotic Challenge #23 Distressing / Mo's Challenge #29 /Sophisticat #30 Childs Card

Hi Everyone!
Yea!!!!! I'm soooo happy about this challenge!!!! I just finished this for our baby boy's  4th. birthday!!!  We are calling this one Caption Ethan!!!  Just so not to confuse anyone. Ethan is one of my 4 nephews.  I only have children with fur.  Any way I just finished this one today & didn't know when I would get to show it off.  It seems that all the challenges right now are Girlie or Flowers.  It seems like I'm in line with the DT about Mo's images for this challenge.  Also yesterday I went to Hobby Lobby to get the schull & swords paper.  Sorry Elaine but I couldn't wait.  I've got to get this in the mail tomorrow.  I love Elaine's stuff so when I can I do try and order from her.  While I was there I found a new toy.  Glossy accents.  I love this stuff.  Rmember I'm new to the cardmaking.  I'm afraid I'm going to be like I was when I discovered Liquid applique.  I went a little crazy with it.  And I'm doing it again with the glossy accents.
Ok, I had better get to the details of my entry.  The computer is starting to act up.
Thank You for considering my entry. 
Entry Details
Image is Mo's Caption Hugh & Pirate Stuff for the chest
Paper is water color, map paper some that I made & skull paper is Paper Studio from Hobby Lobby
Copic markers
Jacket, Sash  & Chest done with Prismacolor Pencils
Glossy Accents

Sand & Fishing Net I had 
Tim Hotlz Distressing Inks: Vintage Photo, Antique Lace & Walnut
Thank You again for considering my entry.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Sundays w/Crissy #2 Dots /PTE #64 Aqua/Town Scrapper Pt.2 BH Girlie Challenge

Hi Everyone
Hope this finds all doing well. Still fighting a migraine.  This little cutie didn't help any.  I made a couple of  Rookie mistake with her.  I had everything layed out  to put the card together and then got distracted & some of my elements got seprated.  Did not realize that I left the Dots out till I started to input the challenges.  That wasn't too much of a biggy.  However the big mistake was when I got cocky after coloring the body.  I have been afraid of using black.  When I first started card making it was Halloween so black was a big factor.  Well, I didn't like how my black turned out.  The reason for this is that I only had one shade to work with.  Kind of hard to get more than a flat black effect when your only using one marker.  Well, I decided that since I now had a few more marks to try black again.  Well, her face gave me a BIG Reality Check!!!!!!!  I lost controll of the color.  At one point all I had was a BIG Black Spot!!!  Since I'm working with limited resources right now.  I had no choice but to at least try and see if I could save this one.  After HOURS and I do mean HOURS of working with it I was able to save her.  She was to be my Niece's Mothers Day card from her two boys.  But I put sooooo much into this one I don't think that I can let her go.  You know, I have got to stop that.  I can't seem to let them go.  Well, it is Derby week here in Kentucky this week.  And that means HATS.  I think that is what drew me to this one.  I've renamed her Oswalds Goes to the Derby.
Well, since it looks like I am going to have to make my niece another card I had better get to the details of my entry.  Thank you for considering my entry! Have a good rest of the week!!
Entry Details
Image is a Crissy Armstrong from
Oswalds Goes Shopping
Copic Markers, Bo Bunny Paper Dots & Crystal in Hat, My Minds Eye Aqua Paper
Stickles, Dew Drops, Stick Pens from Quixotic Paperie , Ribbon & Roses Walmart
Thank You again for considering my entry.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Blog Candy Alerts & Apologies

I have been having computer problem of late.While trying to post 2 challengs together the computer kept going nuts. But I was able to post separately.  So I'm sorry for those of you who are following my Blog having to get what is almost the same post twice.  Thank you for your understanding in this matter.  Now on to the Blog Candy
Have a good Week!

Happy Blogobersary!!!!!!
Congrats on the Blog. and I see also to you and hubby

Next We Have

click on image in sidebar to get to this one.
Good Luck Ladies!!!!!
Now I have to get back to work.  I have a Mothers Day card to get done for two little boys Mommy.

FF Challenge #32 Chocolate & Teal

Hi Everyone!
This is my first time entering one of your challenges. I kept seeing your blinkie on some of the Blogs that I have visited.  But I have not been doing the card making thing that long.  So getting entries done by cutoff date takes me a little longer.  So I've slowley adding more challenges.  And when I saw what this weeks challeng was Chocolate & Teal it seemed like a perfect fit for this little cutie.  I fell in Love with Her when I saw her done by Melanie of . The Peacock Feathers and one of the sentiments that comes with the Stamp reminded me of a trip to the Cincinnati Zoo that my husband & I took when he was home on leave. We had a encounter with a Don Juan Peacock . Let's put it this way the strangest things can scare a big bad Marine.  So now when ever my husband is starting to tell a story that I don't want told all I have to say is PEACOCK. That stops him dead in his tracks. Ok, I had better get to my entry.
Thank you for considering my entry. Have a good week.

My Entry Details

Image is Kraftin Kimmie: Vivienne
Hair is done with Copics

I became obsessed with the feathers. While looking for pictures on I learned way more this weekend about peacocks & their feathers that I wanted.
Feathers are done with Prismacolor Pencils
Gold stickles & then I went over them with Gelly Roll Stardust Clear pen

The roll on glitter pen accents the feathers but does not show up unless you get it in just the right light
The rest of the coloring I did using the Prismacolors
Pearl necklace is done with Signo roller ball pen white
Background done with chalk & Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist in Brass
Stick Pens are from Quixotic Papperie Elaine has some cute things
Buttons are Bo Bunny
Papers are from DCUR Claudia is a sweetheart
They are from the April Card Kit I think.
Ribbon is from Walmart
Well, I think that cover everything.  Thank You for considering my entry.

C4C #34 Case

Entry Details
Image Kraftin Kimmie Vivienne
Hair done with Copic Markers
             Rest of Stamped image Prismacolor Pencil
Feathers done with Prismacolor Pencils
Gold Stickles
Pearl from Kaser Craft
Stardust Gelly Roll Pen Clear for feather accent
Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist Brass
Dusted background with chalk
Martha Stewart Glitter for belt & straps
Paper from DCRU April Card Kit
Blue Ribbon From DCRU Feb. Card Kit
Flowers BoBunny
Flower Brads some I had
Stick Pens Quixotic Paperie
I think that covers everything.
Thank You again for considering my entry.

KKS Challenge #26 Lot's O Flowers

Hi Everyone
Hope you had a good weekend. Ours was stormy.  And that ment migrains.  But managed to get some cards made.  Well, this challenge called for Lot's O Flowers.  I'm not sure that this card called for flowers.  But I couldn't wait any longer to use Vivienne.  I have had her for at least a week if not longer.  When I saw her over at Paperblessing's I had to have her for my husband.  It's a reminder of a trip to the Cincinnati Zoo and a Don Juan Peacock that we encountered. I learned more about Peackock feathers than I wanted when I went on line looking for a picture of them. For some reason I was hellbent on having the feathers look as much like real Peacock feathers as possible. Ok, now for the whole card and details.  Thank you for considering my entry & have a good week.

Entry Details
Image Kraftin Kimmie Vivienne
Hair done with Copic Markers
Rest of Stamped image Prismacolor Pencils
Feathers done w/Prismacolor Penciles,Gold Stickles & Pearls from Kaser Craft

Stardust Gelly Roll Pen Clear for feather accent & Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist Brass
Martha Stewart Glitter for belt & straps
Signo Uni Ball White pen for pearl nceklace
Dusted background with chalk
Paper from DCRU April Card Kit
Blue Ribbon from DCRU Feb. Card Kit
Flowers BoBunny
Flower Brads some I had
Stick Pens From Quixotic Paperie
I think that covers everything.  Thank You again for considering my entry.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Sassy Thur. Challenge #16 Color

Happy Weekend!!!!
Hope you are all doing well! It is storming here. Allergies,sinus & migrains are doing well!
So it was lots of fun working with the Bo Bunny Dot paper! But I got it done and she didn't turn out too bad.  Since my migrain is only letting me use one eye and that one is starting to go I had better get on with the details of my entry.  Thank you for considering my entry.
Entry Details
Sassy Studio Designs Bubble Bath image
(I just Love Her)
BoBunny Paper
Cuttlebug Embossing fold
Copic Markers
Stickles: Blue,Picket Fence & Silver
Blue Paper I made by using Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist  in Frost
Spellbinders Hearts
Dewdrop beads
Ribbon Walmart Black w/ white dots
Rest of the items used were things around the house.
Thank you again for considering my entry & have a good weekend!

S2G TT Challenge #53 Spring

Hello Ladies or should I say Bonjour!
I just love your new April in Paris collection!!!!  But I'm starting to have a love / hate relationship with them. That is when it comes to putting a card together.  The images turn out soooo nice that it's hard to put anything else on the card with them.  Because so far the ones I have done can stand alone.  And adding extras that don't take away from the image is kind of challenging.  But I am new to the card making so maybe that has more to do with it than anything.  But I think that I finley struck a balance with this one. I Hope you like it.  Thank you for considering my entry. Have a nice weekend!!!!

Entry Details
Paper is from The Arpil Card Kit @ DCRU
 Spare Parts by Paper Stuidos Hobby Lobby: Flower
BoBunny Crystal
Dudlebug Sugar coating : Black
Martha Stewart Glitter : Gold
Glamour Dust : moon
Prismacolor Pencils
Bread done with Copics :Eggshell & Sand (I just love how that turned out)
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder: Star
Almost forgot: Background is done using Tim Holtz Distressing Ink Antique Linen
Thank You again for considering my entry!

Friday, April 23, 2010
We have been asked to spread the word.  Tickled Pink is back up and running.  So stop by and show the girls some LOVE!!!!

Thursday, April 22, 2010

DCRU #35 Earth Day / Tiddly Inks Challenge #1 / Quixotic #22 Splish Splash

Happy Earth Day To All !!!!!
Hope everyone is doing well.  I fell in love with this Digi the first time I saw it.  And to top it off it's a gift from Tiddly Inks just to get yours. I saw some of you have sign up to follow her.  Don't you just love her little cuties.
I collect LightHouses and I have two that look a lot like this one.  It kind of reminds me of
Dr. Suse. I wound up doing two of these. I couldn't part with the first one so I had to make another. Since the first one was for a birthday card for one of my nephew's Birthday in May.  I know some may be wondering about that. I have 3 nephews with Birthdays in May. The twins and then our baby boy who will turn 4.  His card is next.  I think that I will do the new Mo's Pirates. After seeing what Lori did with it.  I got to see her newest creations in person last night.  They were sooo cute.  We had a good time even if I had to cut my visit short due to a migraine.  Ok, I had better get to the details of my entery I know that you all are busy.
Entry Details

For the DCRU Challenge requirment of something from nature I used Sand. This is real sand from Cancun.  I have sand from around the world. Another one of my things that I collect.
Image is Tiddly Inks Digi
Copic Markers
Liquid Applique for the sea foam
Flower Soft Heather for the flowers in the window box
Watercolor Paper
Distress Ink Jim Holtz  antique linen & vintage photo
The net is some from one of our real fishing nets
Misc. buttons that I have
I think that is everything.
Thank you for considering my entry.  Have a good rest of the week.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

TPE Challenge #63 Sketch / Townscrapper Challenge GIRLIE

Hi Everyone
Hope this finds all doing well.  Well, I think that I have got Mom's Mothers Day card done.
I have changed it sooo many times that I can't count. 
Thank you for considering my Entry.  Have a good week.
Entry Details
Image Izzie has a Daisy from Stamping Bella
Copics & Prismacolor Pencils dusted with chalk
Swarocski Crystals,gold,pearl & gold lind glass Beads
Charm, Pearls & Pearl stick pen Quixotic Paperie
Paper My Minds Eye
Crystals at top left of card Bo Bunny
Ribbon from Walmart
That's it I think. Thank You again for considering my entry.

Monday, April 19, 2010

KKS #25 For The Boys / CPS #163 Sketch Challenge

Happy Monday!!!!!
Hope everyone's weekends were good.  .  Since I can't seen to put only one picture in my Challenge Post & I know that you have tons of entries to look at besides the things that you all have going on in your busy lives.  I've tried posting my pictures this way. Next step is to shorten what I write.  Working on it!!!!
When I took the KKS Blog Hop the other day and saw Dexter.  I knew that my search for one of my nephew's Birthday card was over.  I used this weeks CPS challenge sketch to make this one.  There was one part of the sketch that gave me just a bit of trouble. The long part that goes behind .  I tried all kinds of paper & ribbon but nothing seemed to work.  Then I remembered I had this stuff that I used for filler in baskets & flower arrangments.  And I think that it works for this element of their sketch.  I had better get on with the details of my entry.
Thank You for considering my entry & have a good week.
Entry Details
Image Dexter The Dragon
Prismacolor Pencils
Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist Frost(Blue)
Antique Brass (Gold used on Dexter to give a scal effect)
Spellbinders Fleur De Lis
Tim Holtz Distressing Inks vintage Photo & Walnut
Misc. items I had
Thank You again for considering my entry.

Friday, April 16, 2010

TT#52 S2G

Bonjour Chere!!!
This April in Paris champaign has got me channeling my French ancestors.  I'm a Hines 57 so I hope I never channel them all at the same time.  What a party that would be.
This is only my 2nd time entering your challenges.  And I'm not sure how you all feel about altering images.  But I just couldn't help myself with this one. First there was the Be'ret (I've only knitted a bazillion of them), then when I read the sentiment I couldn't help myself.  I had to give her my hair.  She already had my love for the cafe',sunglass & Be'ret.  Then of course the girls couldn't go for a espresso without some Bling.
Thank you for considering my entry. Have a nice weekend!
Entry Details
Doodlebug Sugar Coating Black for glasses Blue for Be'ret
Copics for Dark Hair & Skin for both
Prismacolor Pencils for rest of coloring
Orig. Image Pause Cafe' April in Paris Collection
Bo Bunny Dots Paper
Ribbon Walmart
Beads some I had
Thank You again for cinsidering my entry!

Thursday, April 15, 2010

CPS #162

Love Potion
Kraftin Kimmie Josephine Love Potion Stamp
Copics & Prismacolor Pencils
Glamour Dust, Martha Stewart Glitters
Quixotic Paperie Charm
Bo Bunny Paper
Distressing Ink Vintage Photo & Worn Lipstick
Thank You for considering my entry

DCRU #34 Sketch / Quixotic Paperie #21 Heavy Metal

Hi Everyone,
Hope your week has been good so far.  It's almost the weekend so hang in there!!!
I fell for this little cutie the first time I saw her.  I guess she channeled my Gypsy side.  She's all decked out in her Bling & sparkles.  I'm beginning t o think that I'm going to have to whip up a Love Potion of my own to get my husband to come home.  For those of you who do not know My husband is stationed over seas.  And they keep exstending him.  Ok, enough of that. Here are the details for my entry.  Thank You for considering my entry.
I don't know what's going on with this picture! It looks like I went a little Tammy Fay Baker with her eyes.  They don't look this bad in person.
Image is Josephine from Kraftin Kimmie
Copics & Prismacolor Pencils
Glamour Dust & Martha Stewart Glitter
Beads are some I had around the house

Ribbon Walmart, Charm From Quixotic Paperie
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder Swirls
Paper Bo Bunny
Distressing Ink Vintage Photo & Worn Lipstick
Thank You again for considering my entry.

Monday, April 12, 2010

TPE Challenge #62/ Quixotic Paperie #20 Joys of Spring / CCT #108 Touchy Feely

My  Quixotic Paperie order arrived today (YEA!!!)so I added a few extras that I had been waiting on. I t was hard to decided on the Tea Pot Charm or The Bee.  The Bee won! Thanks again for stopping by.  Have a nice rest of the week.
Hi Everyone,
Hope this finds all doing well & your week is off to a good start.
I would like to Thank Lori for listening to me this morning.  It was nice to talk to someone who's not my Mom & does not have fur & 4 leges.
Thanks Lori!!!!!
I have been working on this little cutie for a week now.  I reverted back to my painting & scrapbooking days when I started.  As you can see my first go turned out a little large for a card.  I was sure that I would never be able to do my coloring again on a smaller scale.  But without putting as much detail into the skirt I think that the sm. has turned out as nice as her big sister.  And the bee, well, I had to totally change.
I'm waiting on my order from Quixotic Paperie to arrive to add either the Bee or Tea Pot charm to the ribbon.  But I was afraid if I waited I might forget to enter her.  I hope you will like the almost finished product as much as I do.
So wihtout further adieu.
My Entry

Two Die Cuts

Original Image : Twisted Tea from TGF
Copics for hair
Prismacolor Pencils for the Rest of the coloring
Glamour Dust
Pink Paper image is mounted on from: My Minds Eye Laundry Line Collection
Pattern Papr from: Basic Gray Lemonade Collection
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
Ribbon from Hobby Lobby I Love this Ribbon but since it is Polyester it's hard to work with
Bee Charm & Stick Pens from Quixotic Paperie
I think that covers everything.  Sorry this was soooo long.
Thank you for considering my Entry.  Have a nice week!!!!