Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Your Next Stamp: Digital Release Blog Hop

Welcome to the May YNS Digital Release Blog Hop!  We have several ADORABLE new digi images being released TODAY in the YNS Store and a BIG SURPRISE!!!!    **Some NEW STAMP SETS** made with the same super cute characters so hop along with us to get a peek at these new cuties by Omnia Designs!  You won't want to miss this!! 

Make sure you leave comments on all of the DT blogs, because each blog will be giving away some digi stamps to some lucky winners!!  The winners will be posted on the YNS Blog on Sunday May 4th!!  
Are you ready to see what I created using one of the sweet new digi's!?
I used the super sweet digital stamp called "Hat Decorating" on my card. I colored this sweet little girl and her fury friends using my Spectrum Noirs.
Markers Used:
Hair: TN1,GB1,GB6,GB7
Skin: TN2,TN3,FS4,CR3
Hat & Dress: HB1-HB3,LV1,LV2,PL2,PL3
Birds: LY1,LY3,CR1
Bunnies: BG1,BG2,GG1,GG2
Basket: TN3,TN5,TN7
Flowers: LY3,GB4,CG1,DG2,PP3,PP5,BT2,BT4,CR6
Pattern Paper: Little Yellow Bicycle: Elizabeth Park, Spring Song I
Pink Bazzill cardstock
Prima Purple rose
Handmade Enamel dots
Cork birdie
Sentiment: Hero Arts Stamps
Hazel & Ruby: Scallop Away, Swanky Solids washi tape
After your done hopping make sure you hop on over to the YNS Store and take advantage of this awesome sale!!


Stop Collaborate and Listen, Some Odd Girl & Freckled Fawn Joins Forces!

HELLO, Odd friends! So glad you’ve joined us, because today is a very special day for us at Some Odd Girl! We met some wonderfully sweet ladies at CHA in Anaheim this past January, and today, we are REUNITED!

A Freckled and Odd hop!
Fawnies and Oddies share the stage, mix up products and bring the WOW with a fun blog hop that runs now through Monday, May 5th at midnight EDT! See how cute and quirky stamps pair up with sweet and darling embellishments as you hop along, and be sure to leave a comment at each stop because there will be two winners! Each will get a fabulous prize from BOTH Some Odd Girl and Freckled Fawn!
You might have arrived here from Leah's blog; if so, you’re on the right track!  If not, you can get started at the Freckled Fawn blog.

For my card I used the fabulous digital stamp"Wave Mae", I've been itching to color this digi up for awhile and thought now would be the perfect time.
Markers Used:
Hair: DR5,DR7,CR10,EB3
Skin Tones: FS3-FS5,CR3
Shirt: BP3,BP4,BP6,CG1,CG2,DG3
Pants: TB5,TB7,TB9
Boots: TN3,TN5,TN9,EB3

Items used from Freckled Fawn Shop Include:
Washi | Thin Gold/PinkApril 2014 OHDEERME KitApril 2014 OHDEERME Kit
all items are from the April Oh Deer Me embellishment kit
Here is your hop list… Feel free to hop at your own pace over the next few days but be sure not to miss anybody, because our winners will be randomly drawn from ANY of the blogs along the hop! Ready? Here we go!
Brianna(you are here!)
Enjoy the hop, folks, and we sincerely hope you’re inspired by all the fun stuff you see along the way! Thank you SO MUCH to Freckled Fawn and the amazing Fawnies for joining us for this event! Happy hump day, and join us next Wednesday when we announce the winners!  Now you’re off to Soray’s blog, and remember you have until MONDAY, MAY 5th at MIDNIGHT EASTERN to leave your comments. Good luck, and have fun!

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

It's Digital release day for Some Odd Girl, whoop whoop!!

Happy Tuesday my friends, hope your having a great start to your week! I am here to share my Some Odd Girl creation with you all using "Grandma's Garden" digital stamp, now available in the store.
Sweetest little grandma ever! I colored my digi up using my Spectrum Noirs of course :)
Markers Used:
Skin Tones: FS4,FS5,FS7,FS9,PP1
Clothing: Apron: LY1,LY3
Undershirt: GT1,BT3
Cardigan & Socks: CR3,CR4,CR5
Shoes & Skirt: BG3,BG5,BG1
Hat: TN1,EB1,EB2,GT1,BT3,BT4
Gloves: CR7,CR9
I created my background by using a stencil and some Tim Holtz, tumbled glass distress Ink.
This is just one of two new digi's being released today, make sure to head on over to the Some Odd Girl Blog to see what my other design team sisters made.
Thanks for stopping by, also be sure to check out my other posts for today :)

Timeless Twine Design Team Day :)

Hello Everyone, this is post number two for the day, I will have a total of three posts on my blog today. It's my turn to post over at the Timeless Twine Blog :)
 I am going to be sharing a fun little notepad  with coordinating twine pen for my creation today.
I used the super yummy "Chocolate Chip" bakers twine, for the inside binding of my notepad and my twine-tastic pen!

SALE - Chocolate Chip Brown Bakers Twine by Timeless Twine
Twine isn't just for cards anymore, there are so many fabulous possibilities for this yummy string. Cards are definitely my #1 passion, but I love when I can create things other than cards, so  I am making it my personal goal to do more 3d creations and gift giving items.
I Hope you all enjoyed my fun little notepad and pen, thank you all for stopping by!
Be sure to check out the BellaCreationz4u Etsy page to see all the fabulous items for sale!!

Party Animal!

Hello everyone! It's my day to post over on the Pretty Paper Pretty Ribbons Blog!
 I am here to share yet another birthday card with you all :) I am trying to get a stockpile made up.
Files Used:
Birthday Gator Cutting FilesScattered Stars Card Cutting Files
Sentiment: Scrappy Moms Stamps, Little Critters Stamp set
I turned this sweet little gator into a digital stamp and then colored him up using my Spectrum Noirs, I think he turned out pretty cute. I added some faux stitching around all the stars by using my black gel roll pen and a steady hand.
Finished it up by adding some homemade enamel dots randomly on the card and bada-bing it's done.
Thank you all for stopping by :)

Thursday, April 24, 2014

YNS: Fun Friday Challenge#11 week 4

Hello everyone, TGIF!! Not only is it Friday, but it fun Friday over at the YNS Challenge blog.
Today, I will be sharing a super sweet and simple card using this months provided sketch from YNS.
This adorable little digi is called, My Little Lamb. I used my Spectrum Noirs to color in this image.
Markers Used:
Grass: DG2,CG1,CG2
Flowers: HB2,HB3,CR7
Lamb: BG1,BG2,BG4,PP1
Skin Tones: TN1,TN2,FS1,FS7
Girls Hair: EB1,EB2,TN1
Dress: LY1-LY3,PP2-PP4
Pattern papers:
Crate paper, Pretty party
MME, Sky's The Limit
Rhinestones & Pearls
Sentiment: My Craft Spot
You still have about a week left to join in on the challenge, we would love to see your creations!!
Thank you all for stopping by have a fab weekend :)

New Digi Release Whimsy & Stars Studio: Zoey

Hello everyone :) today Mabelle is releasing an adorable new digi girl, Zoey! All of us design team gals are going to be showcasing projects using this sweet new image. Before I share my project, here is what you will want to do.
 Head on over to the Whimsy & Stars Studio Blog,  Mabelle will be selecting TWO random winners who will win ONE digi stamp each, of their choice.
Random winners will be selected from those people who visit the blog above and leave a comment on that day's post. You will have until Sunday April 27th to leave your comments.
Without further ado, here is the sweetly adorable release digi Zoey!

Colored with Spectrum Noirs, markers used:
Flowers: BT3,BT4,CG2,DG2,GB9,EB6
Clothing: CR4,CR5,CR6,LY1,LY3
Hair: TN2,TN3,TN4,EB3
Skin Tones: FS3,FS4,FS5,CR3
Other Materials:
Kraft Bag: Bella Creationz
Pattern Paper: American Crafts: Dear Lizzy, Neapolitan
Sentiment: Silhouette Store
Flower Stamp on bag: My Pink Stamper, Simply Sweet Occasions
Tim Holtz: Tea Dye & Tumbled glass distress inks
Glam Pink Stickles
Handmade Clay flowers, by me
Handmade Enamel dots, by me
Pink Rik Rak
American crafts turquoise ribbon
If you would like to purchase this sweet digi, she is available for instant download over in the, Whimsy & Stars Studio Etsy store! 
Thank you all for stopping by, have a great day :)

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Whimsy & Stars Studio DT Day:

Hello everyone, happy hump day! It's my day to post over at the Whimsy & Stars Studio Blog :) For my project today, I decided to think a little outside of the box and instead of sharing a card with you all, I will be sharing a magnet I made.
I used the adorable digital stamp, from the Whimsy & Stars Studio Etsy store, called Dancing Egg and Chickie. I colored this adorable image in using my Spectrum Noirs.
Markers Used:
Egg: HB1-HB3,BT1,BT3,GT1,GT2,CR8,CR11
Chickie: CR8,CR11,LY1-LY3,CG1,CG2,DG2,PP2,PP3,CR5,CR6,IB1
I hope you all like my creation and I hope it inspires you to think outside of the box, the possibilities are endless with crafting!!
Also I want to remind you all about the new digi release tomorrow....

Mark your calendars! 
Tomorrow Thursday, April 24th
we are having a
NEW Digi Stamp Release,
Design Team Card Showcase
& Cute Giveaway
See you all soon

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Some Odd Girl Digital Release Day!

Hello and happy Tuesday, it's time for another exciting digital release over at Some Odd Girl! I have not one but two cards to share with you all today. For my 1st card, I used the super cute "Party Crab" digital stamp.
Materials Used:
Spectrum Noirs: Crab: CR7,CR9,CR11,DR2,DR4
Mouth: PP1,PP2,PP3,PP5,CR6
Hat: BT1,BT3,BT4,BT5
Sand: TN3,TN4,TN7,EB1,EB2
Balloons: CT1,CT2,CG1,CG2,DG2
*White gel pen
Grey & Yellow papers: Lawn Fawn, Let's Polka
Star paper: Digital Kit, Carina Gardner, Monster Life
Red paper, from scrap bin
Other Elements:
Studio Calico, wooden stars
Teal sequences
Red ribbon
Green star button
Handmade enamel dots
Amy Tan, letter stickers
3D Foam Squares
Tim Holtz, distress ink
Wowza, that's a lot of stuff! My list probably wouldn't have been that long but as soon as I seen this guy, I knew he needed to be turned into a shaker card.
My second card, I used the beautiful new "Mermaid Queen" digital stamp. I also used the "Reef" background digi.
Materials Used:
Spectrum Noirs: HB1-HB3,GT1,GT2,IB2,IB3,BT1,BT3,BT4,TB1,TB2,TB4,TB5,BG1,BG2,
Pattern paper: Digital Kit-Design by Dani, Aloha & Digital Seashell
Other Materials
Spiral clip
Amy Tan, letter stickers
Prima Rose
Handmade white resin rose
Embossing paste
American Crafts glitter
Echo Park Brads
Misc. pearls
Wink of Stella- Clear
The fun little crystal beads on wire are actually re purposed from my wedding bouquet. I just couldn't bring myself to throw them away, I knew I would use them for something.
I really am loving all the bright beautiful colors on this card! I have never actually seen a reef in person, so I did a google image search and came up with these colors.
I hope you all enjoy today's creations and be sure to head on over to the Some Odd Girl Blog, to check out what my design team sisters created!!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Some Odd Girl Digi Release: Jump Rope Tia

Hello everyone, happy Tuesday! Eek, I am so excited to share my Some Odd Girl creation with you all today. There are two new digi's being released today and I am going to be showcasing the sweetly adorable, Jump Rope Tia.
I cut my digi out using my Silhouette Cameo. I decided I wanted to paper piece her, so what I did was open up all the patterns I wanted to use and then I layered her on top of each piece and hit print (she measures at 3.75"). I then fussy cut, the pieces I wanted to use.
Spectrum Noirs Used:
Skin Tones: FS1, FS4, FS7, FS9, PP1
Hair: TN1, EB1, EB2
Eyes: CG2, CG4
Mouth: CR2, CR4, CR6
Jump Rope: DR4
All of my digital elements came from the Digital Kit by Crate paper, Emma's Shoppe as well as the papers I used for paper piecing.
Red Background paper: Echo park: A Perfect Summer by Lori Whitlock
Yellow Background paper: My Minds Eye, Collectable
Other Items:
Homemade enamel dots
American crafts Ribbon
American Crafts: Sticker Letters
Olive Green, Timeless Twine
Paper Doily
Make sure you head over to the store to check out the other new release, Skateboard Tobie! Also, while you are there, be sure to go to the blog to check out the other creations from my fab design team sister! Thank you all for stopping by and have a fabulous day.
To see my post from earlier today please click HERE.

FUN Birthday Wishes & PPPR Files!

Hello Everyone, It's my day to post over at PPPR!! This is my first post on my blog today, check back at 8:00am to see my Some Odd Girl creation.
 I have recently been selling my creations at my place of work and my customers have been requesting birthday cards, so for this card, that's what I focused on.
Well I have one down in the books, now I just have a bunch more to create lol.
I used the adorable Juggling Clown Cutting Files, you can find him in the $0.99 section of the store.
Juggling Clown Cutting Files
I used the print and cut feature in my Silhouette Studio designer, to cut out this adorable little guy. I decided to add some shading/shadowing to his face using my IG1 Spectrum Noir marker. I wanted to add more dimension to him, so I added some homemade enamel dots, for his juggling ( Thanks for the idea Lisa) :) I also added some glossy accents to his nose and popped up and layered some elements on him.
I have been hoarding these big metal letters for awhile now and thought this card would be perfect for them. My sentiment is from Scrappy Mom Stamps and is called, Simple Sentiments. I finished it up by adding some ribbon, Lemonade Yellow, Timeless Twine and a button from my stash.
I hope you all enjoy my fun birthday card and thank you for stopping by!!

Monday, April 14, 2014

Timeless Twine DT Day: Fun in the Sun!

Hello everyone, hope you are all having a good Monday so far! It's my turn to post over at the Timeless Twine Blog :D I have a fun Summer card to share with you all today. I am not trying to jump the gun with summer but I wouldn't turn it away either, after the nasty winter we had.
You can tell cause I turned my sweet little girl into a Polaroid, but she was wearing a swimsuit, ready for the beach.
I used multiple different items from the Bella Creationz Etsy shop:
"Oh Snap" Clear Stamp Set
Clear Stamp Set "Oh Snap" - Perfect for Project Life, Instagram, Polaroid scrapbook pages or cards.
Kraft Pennant Tags & Blue Pennant Tags
25 Kraft Pennant Tags Flag Tags - Gift Tags
SALE - Simply White Twine by Timeless Twine - 1 Spool (160 Yards)
My orange pattern paper came from digital paper kit called "Aloha" , Design by Dani.
Image stamp: Some Odd Girl: Beach Day Buddies
Button from my stash
Homemade enamel dots
Aqua Splash Crinkle Ribbon: 3 Girl Jam
Orange Glitter Tape: American Crafts
Orange pattern Washi Tape: Joann Fabrics
Adhesive Cork
Thank you all for stopping by, I will see you all back here tomorrow for a double post.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

PPPR: Baby Shower Blog Hop

Hello Everyone, welcome to the PPPR baby shower blog hop, If you came here from Shannon's blog, you are in the right place.  If you just stumbled upon this post and would like to start from the beginning, please visit Lisa's blog.

Today, we will be sharing projects with you all, that are created for baby showers or are baby-themed using Pretty Paper, Pretty Ribbons files. 

Here is the card I made using two different files from the PPPR Store, Changing Time Cutting Files & Layered Labels 3 Cutting Files.
Changing Time Cutting FilesLayered Labels 3 Cutting Files
Pattern paper: Crate Paper
Blue Card Stock: Bazzill
Red Card stock: DCWV
Sentiment: Peachy Keen Stamps
Other items from stash include: button brads, sick pin, yellow ribbon, black gel pen

We have a $15.00 Gift Certificate up for grabs!! For a chance to win, you must be a follower of each blog and leave a comment on each blog. For extra chances, you can also "LIKE" Pretty Paper, Pretty Ribbons on Facebook  and/or sign up for the Pretty Paper, Pretty Ribbons Newsletter . A random winner will be chosen for the prize on Tuesday, April 15.

We also have a new challenge starting for the month of April, this months themes is baby . Your projects can be anything that are baby-themed The rules are below.
You can link up all your crations HERE. One random participant will win $20 to PPPR.

1.  The theme of this challenge is create anything baby-themed. Pretty Paper, Pretty Ribbons products must be the FOCUS of the project.
2.  Please link to your actual blog post...not to your blog.  If you don't have a blog, you can add a photo of your project to the Baby Challenge photo folder in the Pretty Paper, Pretty Ribbons Project Parade Facebook Group .
3.  You can enter as many different projects as you want for more chances to win.
4.  The challenge will run for 3 weeks.  You must link up your project by 11:55 pm CST on Saturday, May 3, 2014.
5.  One random winner of a $20 Gift Certificate to PPPR will be chosen.  Our Design Team will also choose our PPPR Top 3.  Winners will be announced on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

Next person in the hop is the super talented blog of  Gloria.

Here's the lineup.  Please make sure to check your links...copying from Facebook does weird stuff to links, so you might have to re-link them to get them to work properly.

Lisa ~
Nanne' ~
Nicole ~
Roberta ~
Shannon ~
Brianna ~
Gloria ~
Jeanne ~
Leah ~
Leanne ~
Melisa ~

Thank you all for hopping by :)

Thursday, April 10, 2014

YNS: Fun Friday: Heard you're egg-specting

Hello Everyone, TGIF :) I hope everyone is finally getting to experience some nice weather? We reached 69 degrees on Wednesday and my little boy and I spent all day outside, I got sunburn, don't worry I needed the color. Any-who, let's get on with my card. I used the adorable digi stamp "Chirpy", which is available over in the digi section of the YNS Store.

There are so many different ways you can go with this image. I figured though since there was a bow around the egg to go with a baby theme. I colored my image using my Spectrum Noirs:
Chick: LY1, LY2, LY3, PP1, OR1, OR3
Egg: BT1, BT3, BT4, BG1, BG3
Bow: PP1, PP3, PP4
After I got everything all colored up, I added some glossy accents to my chick's eyes and the spots on the egg.
Sentiment: Sugar Pea Designs: Tweet Friend
Papers: American Crafts: Dear Lizzy, Neapolitan & DCWV: Black
Ribbon: Offray brand
Brad: My Minds Eye
The rest of the embellishments are from my hoard.

 For my card, I used the photo of inspiration provided by YNS
I didn't necessarily go with the color theme but because the photo was of eggs I thought this image fit into this photo perfectly.
Before I let you all go, be sure to head on over to the YNS Blog to play along in this months challenge, we always love seeing what everyone creates.
Hope to see you all join in have a great day and be sure to stop by my blog tomorrow for the PPPR Baby Shower Blog Hop!


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Whimsy and Star Studio Design team day: Spring is in the Air!

Hello everyone happy Wednesday, it's posting day for me over at the Whimsy and Star Studio blog! I am going to be sharing a fun, bright and cheerful card using, Spring Garden Chickie.

Instant Download Digi Stamp: Spring Garden Chickie

This was such a treat to color. I added some black & white gel pen details to my butterfly's to make them look kinda like monarchs. I used my Spectrum Noirs to color in the rest of the image, here are the markers I used.

My pattern paper is from the Basic Grey Paper pack, Fiction. 
Sentiment: Sugar Pea Designs
Other materials:
Coral Lace
Stick pins

You can find this adorable digi for purchase over in the Whimsy and Stars Studio Etsy store. Did you know that all of the digital stamps are instant download, how awesome is that!? 

Thank you all for stopping by, hope you all have a great day!

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Some Odd Girl Digital Release Day: Bug Catcher Tobie

Hello Everyone, happy Tuesday! I am exciting to be here sharing my first official project as a digital design team member for Some Odd Girl Stamps, yahoo!! Today is release day for some adorable new digi stamps, the oddies will be sharing some awesome creations using the TWO newly released images. 
Here is my creation using the fun new digi, Bug Catcher Tobie.

The other image being released today is, Lady Bug Tia, who is also available in the store. 
I colored this fun little dude up using my Spectrum Noirs, 
Skin Tones: FS4, FS5, FS7,FS9
Hat: TB4,TB5, TB7, TB9
Shirt & Shoes: DR2, DR4,DR5, DR6
Shorts: TN1, EB1, EB2
Hair: EB3, TN4, TN6
Grass: CG1, CG2, CG4, DG1, DG2
Bugs & Jar: LY3, BT1, BG1, BG2

Other Supplies:
*Papers: Echo Park: Scoot: Digital Paper Pack, Lets Polka: Lawn Fawn & DCWV
*Bug Net: Silhouette Online Store
* Queen & Company: Red Rhinestones
* Ribbon and button from my personal stash 
* Letter stickers

Head on over to the, Some Odd Girl blog, to check out what my design team sista's made. While you are there, you can check out the "FUN" new clear stamps being released, both yesterday and today. 
We also have a new Linky party going on for the month of April, so be sure to link up your odd girl creations, we would love to see what you create!
Thank you all for stopping by :) I will see you all again soon. 

Tuesday, April 1, 2014


Hello Everyone Happy 1st Day of April. I have been keeping a secret and I can finally shout it out, before I burst at the seems! I was chosen to be apart of Some Odd Girl, digital design team, YIPPEE!!!!! I cannot even begin to tell you how beyond excited I am, truly!

I am going to share with you all, one of my all time favorite creations I made using a digital stamp by Some Odd Girl. 
I used the digi stamp called " Sweet Kiss Kody" to make this fun 3D Shadow box frame, I used Spectrum Noirs to color in my digi. 
I cant wait to show all my Some Odd Girl Creations with you all througout the next year, I hope you all will take this fabulous journey with me. 
Thank you all for stopping by and have a great day!

"Oh Snap" Bella Creationz Clear Photopolymer Stamp Release!!

 I am so super beyond pumped for this post! The sweet Mrs. Stacy with Bella Creationz/Timelesstwine has come out with her 1st EVER set of clear photopolymer stamps. I am here to showcase a card I made using this super fun and fresh stamp set.
I went ahead and made a super fun shaker card, as you can see I used five different stamps from this set.
I colored in my adorable little insta camera using my Spectrum noirs. My pattern paper all came from a digital paper pack from AC by Crate Paper called Maggie Holmes Paper Pack 1. 
Here are all the items I used from, Bella Creationz Etsy store.

Loose Mixed Sequins in a fun tin - Spring Fling.  Aqua, Pink and Lime Green Sequins

Spring Fling. Aqua, Pink and Lime Green Sequins

SALE - Simply White Twine by Timeless Twine - 1 Spool (160 Yards)

Like I said you can find all these goodies over at the Bella Creationz4u Etsy Page, with TONS of other amazing stuff. 
Be sure to head on over to the Timeless Twine blog to check out with all my design team sisters created, you wont be disappointed. 
Thanks for stopping by :)

PPPR~ Down on the Farm!

Hello everyone, this is my second of four post for the day, to see my first post click HERE. My third post will be going live at 8:00am CTS and then 4th at 11:00am CTS.

Lets get on with my post for PPPR:)
 I am so excited to be kick-starting our new posting schedule over on the Pretty Paper Pretty Ribbons blog! What does this mean you may ask, well this means that you will be seeing a "NEW" project on the blog everyday from all the design team members of PPPR. Okay, now I can share my "down on the farm" creation with you :)
I will be giving this card to someone very special in June :)
Files used:
Side Step Card Cutting Files

Farm Critters Cutting Files

On the Farm Cutting Files

This card was SO fun putting together, I just love creating sweet little scenes, Lisa has such great files to do this with! This card took a little bit of time from start to finish, however. I used just the cut feature on my Silhouette to cut out each layer of each element and then had to piece them together, but as you can see the outcome is well worth it. 
Hope you all enjoy! 

Also be sure to head to the PPPR Store and check out all the fabulous files and don't forget to grab you Friday Freebie while you are there shopping. 
Bunny Photo Props Cutting Files
Bunny Photo Props Cutting Files, it's only available until Thursday 12:00 am CST and then a new one will takes it's place and this will go to $0.99 in the store. 

Thanks Again