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BC, Canada
I have been married to the same guy for a LONG time ! We have 3 grown children and the 5 loves of our lives that they have given us ... 4 girls and one boy ! I have been crafting all my life and found my true addiction when I taught myself to use Copic Markers and introduced them into my card making ! I am NOT certified in the use of Copics but that doesn't stop me from creating with them ! I always been a bit of a crafting rebel and don't follow directions well !I love crafting with my hands and seldom will you find them idle as they usually have a crochet hook , knitting needles or a book in them . Exercise is not my strong suit ! LOL ! My husband and I also love camping in our RV ( weather permitting ... as in NO snow !) so most weekends from Spring to Fall you find us camped somewhere with our 3 Yorkies .... though don't tell them they aren't BIG dogs ! Hope you enjoy my little touch of my life .... the creative and the real life !

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Just because .......

Another week is starting and I have spent so much time playing in my room doing challenges , I figured it was just time to play and do another challenge ! LOL !

This card is for over on Savvy 'N Sassy where they have some of the best ribbon kits around ! I love  Rhea's ribbons and lace ! This was a weekly sketch challenge there .



Of course , I used Chilly Tilda and the snowflake circle.. two  cute Magnolia stamps . Copic markers ( E 00000 , E00 , E11 , E30 , E31 , E 33  ,E34  , R11,  R 20 ,BG0000 , BG000, BG00 ) , Bazzil cardstock , My Mind's Eye DP from their glitter stack .... amazing paper all glittery and embossed ... photos do NOT do this paper justice !.....  Sakura Gelly Roll pen white , clear star and glaze black , Stampendous sentiment and the lace is from Savvy N Sassy !



This was a card that grew out of fooling round with the Copic airbrush .... I was actually air brushing the flowers on a piece of white cardstock and when I was finished I knew I had to do something with the paper ! I ended up using the airbrushed Prima flowers , adding some jeweled brads , punching the edge with Martha Sterwart's daisy edge punch , stamped a CTMH sentiment on the cardsock in Staz-On ink ( Black cherry  ) and lightly sponged the inside of the card !




Another Christmas Tilda with wreath only I colored her dress bright as it reminds me more of the Hawaii then Christmas ! I used my  CB embossing folders and then lightly sanded the top of the embossing . The paper was then cut with MY CM shapes which I have NOT used in forever ! I even used stickers for the sentiment .... something else I seldom do any more ! This year I have swore to use up some of my stash and so far I am doing good !


And something I don't think I have mentioned before is I use Neenah Solar White Cardstock from Little Stamp Shoppe . I love this paper for all my stamping and Copic coloring ! Heidi will be closed for inventory for a few days and is changing her store a bit and her server but she will be adding some great things ... like the Magnolia flowers when she goes back online . Unfortunately she has made the decision to only sell in Canada but that works for me ! LOL !

Last week we had Springlike weather . Lots of sun , some beautiful warmer weather above 0 day and night . Lots of our snow has left but the last couple nights have been much cooler so that melt has now turned into ice ! Not good on the driveway , roads or parking lots as a lot of them are now outdoor skating rinks ! After falling last year more then once , I am very leary about walking outside ! I hate ice season !!! Looks like we are in for a few snowy days but our forests need some moisture so I will not complain or it can be another very dry summer .... and camping isn't much fun when you can not have a camp fire ! The countdown has begun .... in 3 months we could be packing the motor home up for another fun season ! LOL !

Dh was away for a couple of days last week on business and I have to confess I loved the down time ! Friday he went for his CT scan so we are waiting for those results which hopefully will be in by the end of the week .......... seems we spend a lot of time waiting ! Hopefully we will get some answers as to why he has run into problems already being his surgery to fix things was only 7 months ago !


Have a good week everybody and happy creating !

3 comments:

  1. Though Tilda looks super cold, she is adorable in blue!

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  2. Loven them all Donna! I can't wait to get back into my room and play play play!!! Hope you figure out what is up with DH and that all is okay!

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  3. Love these cards but the Magnolia's are my favorite! Love the snowflake border on the top card. I have it and thank you for the great idea of using blue! DUH!! LOL!

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