Thursday, June 24, 2021

Oddball - You Are a Star!!!!

Hello friends - HAPPY SUMMER!  I have been battling anemia for a couple years now, which makes me have a hard time regulating my internal body temperature.  I'm almost always cold.  Unless I'm in the throes of night sweats, which is great fun (ha!).  I am not a huge fan of air conditioning, so I'm really loving the 75-degree weather we've been having the last couple of days! But I'll be ready for the HEAT next weekend, can't celebrate the 4th of July if it's not hot out! LOL   Well, I mean, you CAN, but it's not the same.  We are going to spend the holiday at my parents house, something we haven't done in a long time.  I am trying really hard to take care of myself and not overdo things (something I tend to do), so I'm not hosting a 4th of July party this Summer for the first time in a very long time.  I have mixed feelings about it but I know we'll have a great weekend anyway.

Today is my turn to post on the Oddball Too Cute To Spook blog, and I wanted to get everyone into the spirit for our 4th of July holiday here in the US so I decided to color up my images in red, white, and blue.  I used Big Eye Beauty Whimsical Dreams Sally's Stars #292 and Hand Drawn Stars and Bubbles #343:

I used some fun patriotic papers from Doodlebug Designs and I fussy-cut the image and applied it with dimensional squares so it would "pop".  I added some Rangers Stickles to the stars and bubbles, finished it off with a ribbon tag and a sentiment sticker "you are a star".   I'd like to enter this one into the following challenges:

The Sisterhood of Crafters: Anything Goes

Paper FunDay: Anything Goes

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday: Red, White, or Blue

Hope you are all enjoying some sunshine and fresh air! Peace. 

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Always Room for S'more!

Hello friends!  Today is my day to post on the Oddball Too Cute To Spook blog, and our theme for this month is SUMMERTIME!  I decided to use the new Digital Creepy Cute S'Mores Collage Sheet #495:  

I wanted the focus to be on this pretty sentiment, so I fussy-cut the S'more image and colored it with Prismacolor pencils & mineral spirits and added some shimmery white Pops of Color liquid to the marshmallow.  Papers are from Doodlebug Designs Inc., along with the little chocolate chip stickers. Topped it off with a ribbon - I love this card!  Hope you are all having a lovely Summer and that you make lots of time for sunshine and S'mores!  Peace.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Alice Screws Up!

Good morning friends!  Well, today I have a card to share that I was super proud of.  I am on the Oddball Art Stamps Design Team and today we are sponsoring the C.R.A.F.T. Challenge blog - the theme is EASEL CARDS  but I misinterpreted it because they had requested the Alice image, so I mistakenly assumed the theme was Alice in Wonderland!  LOL  So anyway, here's my Alice card which SHOULD be an easel card but is not:

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Love to Craft: Anything Goes

PolkaDoodles: Anything Goes

Paper Funday: Anything Goes with Optional Twist Sparkle/Shine

Happy Little Stampers: Anything Goes with Dies

Papers are from Doodlebug Design, paired with a die cut potion bottle, viewfinder, and heart. I added some gemstone stickers and a ribbon tag to finish it off.  Alice is colored with Prismacolor pencils & mineral spirits with a bit of red marker. Peace.

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Snarky ATCoins

 Hello friends!  I had a day last week where I was just ready to strangle someone... instead of doing that, I headed to my craft room for some art therapy.  LOL  I made a few snarky ATCoins and it cheered me right up!  ;)  

I would like to enter this mermaid ATCoin into the following challenges:

Love to Craft: Anything Goes

The Sisterhood of Crafters: Water

I used a cute little digi stamp mermaid from Tiddly Inks and combined it with some fun paper from Doodlebug Design.  Added some snarky text stickers and slapped a magnet on the back!  Thanks for checking out my creations today!  Peace.