Wild Raspberries & a card :)

Hello Friend Card
Made with Hero Arts cl297, CL381 and cl218, coloured with copics. The colours are inspired by the wild raspberries in the back yard. These raspberries are early this year and there are so many. I hope to gather enough to make some jam! They are also good with a scoop of ice cream, chocolate sauce & peanuts!!
Thanks for stopping by! Smiles :)
wild raspberries
wild raspberries

lilies and butterflies

xoxo butterfly card
Just a quick card to share using Hero Arts CL342 Everyday sayings & F5158 Winged Butterfly. The background is a stitched material almost like a mesh organza that has beads and clear sequences. Lightly stamped x's & o's in the background with antique linen & added some extra sequences too. The butterfly is doubled stamped on vellum paper using peeled paint.

These lilies come up every year and they just brighten up the backyard. They have been out for a week or so now and I am just getting around to checking them out.
Thank you so much for stopping by ...
Have a great afternoon! :)

There's no one like you!

Still enjoying this cloud stamp from Hero Arts, its great for Summery outdoor scenes. I am finding it's better to ink up the clouds and stamp on scrap paper then stamp the card. Its gives a more natural look to the background. Hero Arts has clouds that come horizontal or vertical, both would be great to have!
Made with k5400 Vertical clouds and CL381 Raccoon and flower.
Also wanted to share a photo of a neat cloud we spotted last night after dinner :)
Thanks for stopping by! :)

Happy Fathers Day!

Happy Fathers day to all the great Dad's out there. This is an old picture of my Grandfather coming home from a fishing trip (and the little gal is me!). He was the kindest person I will ever know and I just smile when I think of all the wonderful & funny memories. I am not big on posting pictures of myself but I do love this photo & will always cherish it. Can you tell what era this photo is from (see that lovely olive green fridge). Yikes, that was one heck of a messy kitchen!
Have a wonderful Fathers Day full of cherished memories.

Owl Guy Card
Made with Hero Arts CL141 Fanciful Swirls and CL231 Happy Hello.

Just a note

Just a note Birdie Card
So happy it's Friday! Just a quick post this morning before I get ready for work.
This card is made with Hero Arts CL141 Fanciful Swirls and CL342 Everyday Sayings. I tried to curl some of the leaves and branches for added texture and added some zig zag stitches. Sewing paper is easy and fun, just need to adjust the tension on the sewing machine. I usually practice on scrap paper until I like the stitches.
Hope you have a wonderful Friday and creative Weekend! :)

Tea for Two

Tea for Two

Just want to mention how much I love visiting all the wonderful blogs out there. Everyone is so creative and there are so many great ideas and inspiration. I love to blog hop while having my morning coffee and I try after work too! Each and every blog is so unique,I am amazed, it just makes me want to create!

Here is a little card made with Hero Arts colour layering technique. Clouds first, followed by flowers and the tea time image ...
F5408 Teatime Silhouette
CL342 Everyday sayings
K5400 Vertical Clouds
AR169 Butterflies and Lace (My fav)

Thanks for stopping by! :)

Sky Butterfly

Sky Butterfly
Since it's been raining all weekend it's given me a chance to spend time in my work room, straighten up and make a card too! Just getting to know this cloud stamp, trying to figure out the best way to ink and stamp it. (I just used a fine tip marker for the butterfly trail. I started out trying to make a trail with tiny dots but it seemed to busy for the card.)I think this stamp is a great background for an outdoor look!
I will try to make a few more cards with it over the next few days.
Hope your day is wonderful! :)

Hero Arts...
CG130 Butterfly
CL342 everyday sayings
k5400 Vertical clouds
Embossed with Sizzix embossing folder
K&Co Ink
fine tip black marker
tiny purple gems

Swirl Wedding

Swirl Wedding Card
Looks like it's going to be be raining for the next few days, another perfect weekend to stay in and make some cards! I really like the swirls from Hero Arts Merriest Wishes and have used them in a few non Christmas cards. This card is made for a Wedding, simple, just a flower and some swirls. Thanks for stopping by and hope you have a super weekend! :)
Made with Hero Arts CL113 swirls and CL297 Flowers

Hydrangea love Card

Hydrangea Love

Thought I would try another layered colour card. Made with Hero Arts...

k5232 Dot Flourish Border
k5376 Hydrangea
Ar169 Butterflies and Lace (My favorite set!)
CL156 Clear design Treasure
CL113 Merriest Wishes
all stamps were inked with Tim Holtz Distress inks...
Antique linen
broken china
tea dye
worn lipstick
peeled paint

This technique is fun to play around with, just grab some paper and stamp away!
Thanks for stopping by, have a great evening! :)

Butterflies & Lace

Butterflies & lace
Its been one rainy weekend here and a great couple of days to stay in and work on some cards. These cards are made with Hero Arts AR169 Butterflies & Lace plus also CL401 speckled ornaments. Stamped with Tim Holtz peeled paint, antique linen and tea dye using the Hero Arts colour layering technique. AR169 is one of my favorite stamp sets from Archivers it includes so many beautiful elements. Thanks for looking and happy stamping :)
Butterfly thanks