29 January 2010
whoa chickies...has this week gone by fast! hope you're all doing great and stayin warm. i hear a lot of you are still gettin that white stuff! it's been so nice on the island here. its been raining ~ but, i can't complain really...it not white coming down..and it's not cold! we've actually managed to get outside and enjoy a few campfires. ah...can't beat that! well this is the last week of the arch challenges over at Something Completely Different. its was a great month makin them and a great challenge for me! this week's challenge is an arche with the theme *cats*. the background of my arche was rubbed with distress inks ~ then stamped. the image and cats are from a collage sheet i bought from artchix studio ~ and the bird was handcut from pp. i added some rubons in the background ~ stamped the letterz individually ~ then added some ribbon, stickles and bling for a final touch. i do hope you get a chance to pop on over to SCD and try the challenge out! we'd love to come and visit you and see your creations! also, that's a card i made using the new stamps dh bought me from *layers of color* for christmas ~ i just wuv those butterflies..yummy! well ~ i hope you all have a rawkin scrappy happy week! i'm off to do some housecleaning today ~ and errands downtown. ta ta!
22 January 2010
morning chickies! well..it's mornin here ~ i quess some of you may just be going to bed, depending on where you are! it's the weekend already..whoa..i feel like this week has just flown by on me! so..another week ~ which mean another challenge over at Something Completely Different! we're still on arches ~ and the theme this week is *angels*. gotta love that! for my arch ~ i sprayed green and brown glimmer mist on the background, then stamped it ~ and added some rubons. i gold embossed the edging and for the tip of the arche i stamped and gold embossed it. the angel was handcut from a collage sheet i got from artchix studio ~ and the wings were stamped from layers of color. for a final touch i added some stickles, ribbon and bling. hope you get on over to SCD and join in the challenge this week ~ we would love to come and blog visit and see what you've created, too! also, that's a card i created this week ~ based on a sketch over at SNS. have an rawkin scrappin happy week chickies!
lovingly created by melody at 8:11:00 AM
14 January 2010
yep...that's right chickies ~ the theme this week over at Something Completely Different is FASHION. my fellow dt member ang choose this awesome theme..and i sure hope you get a chance to visit us and join in the fun of makin our 2nd arche challenge of 2010! for my arche..i sprayed the background with two diff colored glimmer mists ~ stamped on top ~ added a heidi swap funky kewl design ~ added some rubons ~ bling ~ handcut the dolls for placement..and added stickles and ribbon for a final touch! the dolls were distressed with blue ink. the background does shimmer and shine..........ah ~ if only the camera would pick that up! i haven't been able to get scrappy happy much this past little bit. dh and i are on the mainland right now. dh had surgery this morning. yep..i had a few little cries this mornin ~ ya gotta hate that waiting game! anyhoo, he's back here with me at the hotel ~ the surgery went well ~ and i'm so thankful for all you chickies who kept us in your thoughts and prayers. thank you!
lovingly created by melody at 11:48:00 PM
08 January 2010
HAPPY NEW YEAR chickies ~ and happy scrappin friday! first off, i'd like to thank all you chickies who have followed my blog this past year and left such wonderful compliments ~ THANK YOU! i'm looking forward to another scrappin happy bloggin year with ya and can't wait to get visiting your blogs and seeing your creations! 2nd ~ i've got some kewl news ~ i got invited to be on the DT over at Something Completely Different ! i'm so stoked! thankx! i love doing the challenges there ~ it always get ya thinkin outside the box ~ the ladies are fabulous ~ and it's a great place to get inspiration! check it out chickies ~ and i do hope you join in! so, without further adu ~ the challenge this week at SCD is GOTHIC ARCHES with the theme *new year*. now those are so kewl to make ~ and to be honest i've never done them before ~ so it was an awesome challenge for me! for my arche ~ i placed some sticker numbers on the pp ~ then sponged the background ~ stamped-embossed the gold design around the edges ~ removed the sticker numbers ~ and embellished it with ribbon, bling and rubons... for a final touch i stamped, inked and handcut the butterflies. well, that's my goodie for today ~ hope you all have a great day and get in lots of scrappin happy time!