Friday, January 30, 2015

I found a new place and her images are beautiful......Stamps by AuroraWings

She is running a special, if you purchase 3 images, you get 30% off. You know me, I can't turn down a sale...... anyway I got three and got invited to her facebook page and made a card for her January challenge in hopes to win some more of her beautiful work. Here is my entry:

Go over and check out her etsy store and be amazed.

 Also have some valentine freebies for you and if you sign up on the right to 
"follow me by email", I will send you two of my other favorites.

Here are the freebies:

Friday, January 16, 2015

My Artistic Adventure January 16th Challenge Samples.................

I was alittle behind getting this up but here it is now! Here are my samples:

For the card base which is a center step fold that I cut on my silhouette, I used red cardstock. The paper I used for the backround is from: and is called Victorian Vintage Valentine's Day Shabby Pink Aqua Red Cream Chocolate Hearts Sweater Digital Paper Pack Collection Collage sheet Printable. The Bingo sheet is from the same and is called: 28 Vintage Valentine's Day Bingo Game Playing Cards Collage Sheet Printable. I attached the Bingo card on the top step, on the second step is a fancy border and the stamped cherub and heart (also arrow and Hugs & kisses words) are from Close To My Heart. The hearts on the sides are cut from spellbinder dies. everything is inked with brown ink.

The card base is made from cream cardstock and the card front is from red cardstock. The arrow cut out on the card front, are from a edge punch from Close To My Heart. White doily in the middle of card, with bingo card in middle of doily. The Bingo sheet is from the same above card collage sheet and is called: 28 Vintage Valentine's Day Bingo Game Playing Cards Collage Sheet Printable. The arrow is from Close To My heart and there are red rhinestone on the doily sides. Everything is inked in brown except the doily which I inked in red.

How would you like to create something like this:
 You can  get the goodies to make this for free if you go over to the blog click on her etsy collage sheet tab, with an order of $20.00 or more.

I also have some freebie images for you, if you comment and sign up for my email following, I will send you 2 more images.If you are already on my  email following, comment and I will send the two to you also. here are your giveaway images:

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Beccy's Place Challenge

I found this nice blog that has challenges and she gives you free images to use so thought I would join in on the fun at Beccy's Place. If you like to join in on challenges and a chance to win some digital goodies  go on over and join in. here is my entry:

Saturday, January 3, 2015

1st of the year giveaways

I am a little behind on this but still want to give them out. If you are not following me by email, leave me a comment with your email and go over to the right hand side of my blog and follow me by email and I will send you two other freebies ( two of my favorites). If you already follow me by email, just leave me a comment here with your email and I will send it to you also.
Here are the New Years Giveaways:

Friday, January 2, 2015

My Artistic Adventure January Challenge

Our First Challenge for 2015 is
Anything Goes!!
Create any NEW tangible item, Card, tag, ATC, Layout, altered art piece, Banner, pretty much anything you can come up with that is tangible using some of my digital images (and or others).
(Sorry no digital entrees)
Please remember you can use other images to play along & win the "Top three badge" but in order to win the Random Draw (a free collage sheet) and Designer's Choice (chance to Guest Design and receive free images) you must use one of my images. 
So come on over and join in the fun by clicking on the My Artistic Adventure badge ( the one that says I am a Design Team Member) on the left hand side of my blog and then click on the tab on top that says Current Challenge!

Here is my sample:

- Card base for A2 card is light blue card stock ( 4 1/4 x 5 1/2)
- Card front is white card stock which I use Darice embossing folder of snowflakes
that I lightly went over with light blue ink to highlight the design
- I used silver stickles for the middle of the snowflakes
- Image is from Heather's Snowman collage sheet with frosted lace stickles on the tree
- Sentiment I printed out on the computer and edged in silver stickles
- Snowman and sentiment were popped dotted on the card
- Everything was inked with light blue ink

Gecko Galz Customer Challenge for January

Come join us for some great inspiration and then show us your creation for a chance to win some goodies. Here is my sample:

- Card base is from white cardstock A2 size (4 1/4 x 5 1/2)
- I inked around the base with brown ink
- Card front which is matted on red cardstock is from
  love Potion #9 papers and they are both inked around the 
  edges with brown ink
- attach a white doily inked around edges with brown ink
- Image is from Love Potion #9 Icons which I punched out with
  a large scallop punch and inked around the edges with brown ink
- I wrote "All You Need" in the middle of the heart
- The words LOVE were written on the computer and cut out
  and inked in brown, then pop dotted around cherub
- Polka dot pink ribbon was from my ribbon stach

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Gecko Galz January Samples

We have some great products this month and all on a great subject..............LOVE ! here are my two samples:
#1). So Devine
-Card base is A2 size (4 1/4 x 5 1/2) / white card stock inked with red ink.
-Card front is paper from January paperpack "Seeing Red Paper" / ink with red ink.
-The image which is matted in red paper is from Love Potion Club Kit collage sheet and so is the
So Devine wording which is inked with red ink.
- The hearts on the swirls are from Close To My Heart

#2). Kissing Booth
- Card base is A2 size (4 1/4 x 5 1/2) / red card stock - cut from my silhouette ( Center Step Card)
- Card front is paper from my stash
- Back step has a white doily attached to it, which is inked with brown ink
- Front step has image from Love Potion #9 Icons ( From Love Potion #9 Club Kit)
- Little lips that I popped dotted to front of my card - I went to google images to find, printed 
  them out and fussy cutted them

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Born in Illinois, moved to California when I was nine. Finished high school and some college. Got married and moved to Nebraska with hubby because he joined the Air Force. Then spent some time in Alaska before moving back to California. I lived in Californa until 2004 when my husband decided to move us to Texas. I still have a husband (yes-I still have him even though he moved me to Texas), two daughters, three cats (and two outside cats that adopted us along with two racoons that we feed). Things have changed, now that hubby retired......we moved to Colorado and have said goodbye to cats ( they are gone now ) No more racoons but we did adopt two rescue kitten from Hurricane Harvey.