Saturday, February 27, 2010

Saturday Sketch & Preview!

Hello!  I'm back again to share another PREVIEW of some new rubbah being released on Monday, 3/1 at Club Anya & Friends!! 

It's Ebony.. another digi-turned to rubber!!  Wahoo.. I just love her- she is so fun to color!
- Ebony (The Greeting Farm)
- Circle nestabilities
- Patterned Paper- Flower Shower stack (DCWV)
- Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, white gel pen
- Copics: B91, B93, BV00, BV02, BV04, C3, C5, 110, clear spica (on skull & headband)
- Other: button, ribbon, string, gems, glossy accents (on skull)

I also used Pam's FAB Saturday Sketch on Club Anya & Friends..

Thanks for stopping in- have a great day!

Friday, February 26, 2010

InStyle Stamps Spring-y Hop!!

(If you're looking for the Club Anya & Friends Preview click HERE!)

It's the last Friday of the month which means it's BLOG HOP time over on InStyle Stamps!!  You should have arrived here from Janelle's blog, if not please be sure start at the InStyle Stamps blog to see all the great eye candy from the other team members!

I'm a little sad as I write this post - as it is my last "official" for ISS, as I mentioned on my Wednesday Challenge post my term is over after February :( It's been a super fun 6 months and have met some awesome people as a result!! 

Anyway, back to my project at hand.. I was inspired by a wonderful blogging friend (Jodi) and decided to make this basket to showcase Ginger!
Ginger Basket

I cut strips of this American Crafts designer paper into strips and "weaved" them together...
ISS Ginger Basket

Still playing around with hair colors with copics.. this is a new one for me:
ISS Ginger
- Ginger (InStyle Stamps)
- Scalloped rectangle nestabilities
- Grass border punch (Martha Stewart)
- American Crafts patterned paper
- Ink: pringer
- Copics: B91, B93, C0, C3, E000, E09, E21, E31, E33, E35, E37, G21, G24, G28, R32, R81, R83, R85,  YG03, YR14, YR23, YR24, YR61, YR65
- Other: ribbon

In case you get lost along the hop.. here is the order:


Lysa <--- *You are HERE!*

You're next stop is to Angelique!  Don't forget to head back to the InStyle Stamps blog to vote for your FAVORITE project- you could win a chance at a prize too!

Happy FRIDAY!!

It's an OLIVER Preview!

Hi there & HAPPY FRIDAY... (today is an extra happy one too as it is my DH's birthday too!)

I'm back today to share with you another Club Anya & Friends preview of NEW releases coming out on Monday, March 1st!

It's Oliver!!
Oliver 'n dinosaurs!

I found the patterned paper at Hobby Lobby- I wasn't really looking for it.. but it just JUMPED out at me and it was a perfect fit!! 

Oliver and the red T-Rex are layered on pop-dots too...
Oliver layers
- Happy Day, Oliver (The Greeting Farm)
- Labels 1 nestabilities, Tag trio
- Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, white gel pen
- Copics: B23, B24, B91, B93, B95, E000, E35, E37, E51, E55, E57, G99,R01,  R27, R29, R46, R89, Y15, Y17, YG91, YG95, YR04, YR07, YR09
- Other: twine, button, brown pearls (dinosaur eyes)

Be sure to check out the Club Anya & Friends blog and my fellow FABULOUS design team members:

I still have more previews to share this weekend too!  Thanks for stopping by!!

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Wild Card Wednesday PREVIEW!!

Hi again! 

It's the end of the month & you know what that means on Club Anya & Friends- it's PREVIEW time!!  And guess who's being released this time in some fresh RUBBAH...

It's Camille!!  You may remember that she was previously available as a digi- but on 3.1.10 she will be available in rubber form!

Since it's also Wild Card Wednesday on CAF hosted by the fab Jess- I made my card for her challenge too!  The WCW theme of this week is EMBOSSING- of any kind- wet/dry, whatever floats your boat!  I decided to put my Cuttlebug to good use and used the textile texture embossing folder on the pink matted cardstock, the patterned paper, and the cardstock I used to make my paper flower!
WCW Camille
- Camille
- Labels 3 & Circle nestabilities
- Textile texture embossing folder
- Double loop border punch (Martha Stewart)
- Ink: Memento Tuxedo black, white gel pen
- Copics: B91, B93, B95, E000, E21, E25, E27, E74, E77, E79, R01, R81, R83, R85, R89, clear spica (on her eyeshadow)
- Other: buttons, ribbon, string

Be sure to check out the CAF blog for the fabulous works of the design team and come back soon for another preview of what's coming on 3.1.10!!

Wednesday Challenge: Flowers!

Happy Hump Day!

I cannot believe how quickly time is flying by and that February is coming to an end (even for a short month!) Which also means that my term over on the InStyle Stamps team is coming to an end.. it's been a great experience for my "first design team"

Anyway, I am hosting the Wednesday Challenge this week over on ISS- and this week's theme is FLOWERS... Hopefully the weather is starting to warm up and it's starting to look like Spring where you are!

I used this super cute digi-image, Mayah for my card and embellished with some prima flowers..
Mayah Flowers

Mayah & butterfly
- Mayah (Instyle Stamps)
- Labels 4 nestabilities
- Grass border punch (Martha Stewart)
- Ink: printer, white gel pen
- Copics: B01, B05, B91, B93, BG13, BG15, BG18, E00, E21, E25, E27, E29, E74, E77, R83, R85, YR04, YR09, 0.3 multiliner pen
- Other: prima flowers, butterfly mini punch, buttons, pearl gems, ribbon, string

Thanks for stopping by- hope to see you play along over on InStyle Stamps!

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Mo's Digital DT call

I have been a longtime lurker of Mo's Digital Pencil... they even have a few digi images available for FREE! (join their groups on SNR Card Universe & Paper Craft Planet)

They're looking for a March guest designer- and I thought I'd give it a try!  I followed their sketch:

and used this adorable image of a little girl in a Kimono dress,
Kimono Girl
It's a little hard to see in the pic above (was playing peek-a-boo with the sun & clouds over the rainy weekend) but the girl & kitten are popped up from the circle with pop-dots,  maybe easier to see here, with the shadows...
Little Kimono Girl
- Kimono (Mo's Digital Pencil)
- Circle nestabilities
- Scallop border punch (Stampin' Up!)
- Ink: printer, white gel pen,
- Copics: B32, B34,BV00, BV02 C00, C3, E000, E21, R81, R83, YG03, YG06, 100
- Other: ribbon, buttons, stickles

Thanks as always for making my blog apart of your day!

Monday, February 22, 2010

Birthday Boy!

Hi all!

So last weekend (on Valentine's Day) was my nephew's 6th birthday!!   My sister made these AWESOME cupcakes for his jungle party too!

Anyway, wanted to wait for him to get my card before I posted! :) I did some altering to Ian and made my own soccer player... I used Quarterback Ian's body- without the numbers on his jersey and Surfer Ian's head... 
Soccer Ian
- Quarterback Ian, Surfer Ian (The Greeting Farm), Birthday Sayings (Hero Arts)
- Circle nestabilities
- Bird call embossing folder
- Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Peeled Paint Distress Ink, white gel pen
- Copics: C3, E000, E21, R46, R89, 100,
- Other: buttons, twine, soccer button

Hope you have a great day!

Sunday, February 21, 2010

One more Valentine...

For my hubby :)
Rockabilly Valentine

- Rockabilly (The Greeting Farm), Be Mine (Amuse)
- Labels 3 nestabilities
- Lasting Impressions patterned paper
- Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
- Copics: C3, E000, E21, R46, R89, W3, 100, 0.3 multiliner
- Other: ribbon, prima flower, buttons, string

Please see my previous post for my other Valentine's Day cards!

Valentine's Catch up!

Hope you are all enjoying your Sunday!

I wanted to pop in today to share some more Valentines I made- but had to wait for them to get thru the mail before I could post them :)

First, here are two cards I made for my nieces... I couldn't help but to use these sweet girls I bought from Hero Arts with my recent challenge prize! The stamped girls are popped up on dimensionals on the inside of the card- and the card front is a large window, not sure if you can see that from my picture.
Valentine girls
- You're the Best, Valentine Sayings (Hero Arts)
- Peony nestabilities, Scallop circle punch
- Lasting Impressions patterned paper
- Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, white gel pen,
- Copics: BV00, BV02, C3, E000, E21, R81, R83, 100
- Other: ribbon, buttons, string

These other Valentines I have to share are some that I made for my co-workers.   Some of the ladies really get into Valentine's Day... I felt like I was a little girl in grade school again!
Valentine Owls

Valentine Owls treats
- Heart Owls, Valentine Sayings (Hero Arts)
- Slit punch (Stampin' Up!)
- Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, white gel pen
- Copics: E31, E33, E35, E37, R36, W5, multiliner
- Other: Stickles, Ghirardelli chocolate squares

I have a few other cards to share... but that's for another post! Stay tuned...

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Saturday Sketch #7

Hello My Crafty Friends!

It's Saturday Sketch day again on the Club Anya & Friends blog- hosted by Pam! She created this fabulous sketch for you to play along with:

I used the newly released Cheeky Cherry Glamour for my card, I went with the black, white & red theme for the classy romantic look...
Glamour Love

- Glamour Cheeky (The Greeting Farm)
- Scalloped rectangle nestabilities
- Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, white gel pen
- Copics: E000, E21, R20, R46, R89, N3, N7, multiliner
- Other: Prima flower, gems, buttton, ribbon, string

Be sure to head over to the Club Anya & Friends Blog for all the deets on the challenge!!

Until next time.. thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

ISS Sneaky Peeks!

This is my second post today- please see my first post HERE too!

There's a new release THIS Friday on InStyle Stamps!!  Some great new images including Natalie & Erica here on my card! These are 2 separate images... but I put them together since they look like they could be BFF's!  (Erica is on the left, and Natalie on the right)

BFF's Natalie & Erica

Natalie & Erica
- Erica, Natalie (InStyle Stamps), All Occassion Messages (Hero Arts)
- Scallop rectangle, rectangle nestabilities
- Patterned Paper (My Minds's Eye)
- Ink: Printer, white gel pen
- Copics: BG13, BG15, BG18, E000, E21, E25, E29, YR04, YR07, 100

There are some other peeks on the the ISS blog too- go check 'em out!

Have a great day!!

Hello Spring Anya

Hello Happy Hump Day!!  This week is just flying by!

The FABULOUS Pam is hosting Wild Card Wednesday today over on the Club Anya & Friends blog.. her challenge for you today is to use the paper piecing technique.  I don't do this very often since I  LOVE to color so much, but thought it it would be fun to play along! I paper pieced Anya's dress and basket.

I used Easter Anya on my card without her bunny ears, and swapped out the eggs for some paper punched flowers...
Hello Spring Anya

Happy Anya
- Easter Anya (the Greeting Farm)
- Labels 4 nestabilities
- Patterned paper (Lasting Impressions, Making Memories)
- Ink: Memento tuxedo black
- Copics, E000, E21, E29, E27, E25, R20
- Other: Prima flowers, ribbon, buttons, string

Hope to see you play along!! Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, February 15, 2010

Jane's Doodles Winner!


Random drawing of a digi image from Jane's Doodles is....

Sparkle!! Please send me an email (link above) and I will have Jane send you your digis!  Woohoo!

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Cheeky Valentine Blog Hop!

(Please scroll down for my first post of the day too!)

Woohoo!  It's time for the "My CHEEKY VALENTINE" Blog Hop!

If you didn't arrive from Sandra's blog- please go back to the Club Anya & Friends blog- you won't want to miss all the fabulous eye candy!!

We are SO excited to finally celebrate the release of The Greeting Farm's BRAND NEW stamp line, the Cheeky Cherry Sprouts! You've seen the previews, and we're so happy you agree that Rockabilly, Shooter, and Glamour have found a home on the Farm and in our hearts!

Today we have a SPECIAL surprise for you...the ENTIRE TGF DESIGN TEAM, both current AND ALUM were asked to participate in this event! We are THRILLED to be back as one big team and are prepared to ROCK THE FARM tonight, so sit back, grab some tea or maybe some of that Valentine's chocolate, and ENJOY!

Now, what would a hop be, especially on Valentine's Day, without PRIZES??? Well, there are PLENTY of them hanging around, and for our overseas friends, fear not, you will have until 9am CST TOMORROW (Monday, 2/15) to enter your comments to WIN the new stamps!

ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be chosen from the Club Anya & Friends Blog to WIN ALL THREE Cheeky Cherry stamps! In addition, Jessica has "hidden" SIX Cheeky Cherry singles on certain team member's Blogs, both PAST and PRESENT, and those people will be able to CHOOSE which Cheeky they want to take home! That's 9 singles being given away today, everyone! Can you say AWESOME???

Well, let's get started then!

I was so excited when I received these stamps- even more so when we found out TGF would be at CHA!!  My Rockabilly card travelled to be apart of the CHA show with Marie & Jess, so even though I couldn't be there- I felt I was there 'in spirit!' :) She reminded me of Betty Boop that I just had to use Betty's trademark expression!

Enough chit-chat- here's my card!
CAF Rockabilly

- Rockabilly (The Greeting Farm)
- Circle nestabilities
- Texture embossing folder
- Ink: Memento Tuxedo black, printer, Copics
- Other: buttons, ribbon, gems

Here is the OFFICIAL "My Cheeky Valentine" Blog Hop order in case you find yourself sidetracked :)

Club ANYA & Friends Blog
Randi Wall
Tammy Maxvill
Melyssa Connolly
Mary Giles
Elena Joldersma
Maria Bell
Tori Wild
Sparkle Smith
Traci Porter
Lisa Futch
Cheryl Walker
Cindy Haffner
Kadie Ensley
Kim Nath
Lynda Nielsen
Mercy Kerin
Sandra MacLean
Lysa Rohrer <----*You Are Here!* :)
Kelly Booth
Kim Costello
Pam Varnell
Amy Young
Suzi McKenzie
Janna Hull
Jessica Diedrich
back to CA&F Blog to let us know you've completed the HOP!

THE CHEEKY CHERRY stamps will be released Monday 2/15 at 12AM CST, in just a few hours! We anticipate that they will go fast as these sweet and sassy little bombshells have been quite well received from what we've been hearing, so scoop yours up ASAP! ALL winners will be posted on the Club Anya blog on Monday morning shortly after the 9am deadline. GOOD LUCK!

Thanks so much for participating and for stopping by! The wonderful Kelly is the NEXT STOP on the HOP!

Have a VERY Cheeky Evening, everyone ;)

Happy Chinese New Year & Valentine's Day!

Hi All! 

Hope you are having a fabulous weekend!  It's been a fun-family filled weekend for me, as today is CHINESE NEW YEAR as well as Valentine's day (& my nephew's bday- but that's a whole different post!).

A few weeks ago I got these two digi images that my super talented cousin drew for me- I couldn't wait to color and create cards with them- they are SO cute!

As I said before, today is Chinese New Year, and it's the year of the Tiger. I just about flipped when I saw the digi he drew...
Chinese New Year

Girl & Tiger
- Chinese girl & tiger (CQ), Gong Hay Fat Choy (Design in Squares)
- Labels 1 nestabilities, Scallop border punch (Stampin' Up!), Scallop circle punch (for flower)
- Ink: printer
- Copics: 100, C3, E000, E21, E25, E27, N3, N7, R01, R20, R46, R89, Y11, Y13, Y15, clear spica
- Other: buttons, gems, string, ribbon
Isn't she just the sweetest?! The Chinese sentiment translates to "Wishing you good fortune & prosperity" and pronounced "Gung Hay Fat Choy"!

He didn't stop there- he also drew this sweet Valentine Cupid too!
XOXO Valentine

Valentine cupid
- Valentine Cupid (CQ), Valentine Sayings (Hero Arts)
- Labels 4 nestabilities
- Patterned Paper (American Crafts)
- Ink: Printer, Memento Tuxedo Black
- Copics: B0000, B01, B05, B06, BG0000, BG10, E0000, E21, E25, E29, E33, E35, E37, R0000, R81, R83, R85, N3, N7, Y15, clear spica
- Other: buttons, ribbon, string, Stickles

Please leave my cousin some love in the comments- I'll be sure to tell him to read them all! :)

Hope you all have a WONDERFUL Sunday, and I'll see you back here tonight for the Club Anya & Friends Blog Hop (8pm CST) and you still have some time to enter the giveaway here for a free digi from Jane's Doodles!

Thanks so much for visiting!