30 June 2014

Virtual Smooches: June Recap

Hello, friends:}

I've been sharing my Virtual Smooches videos over on the VS blog with just sneak peeks here...so I created a post with all of my June videos and creations-- just in case you've missed any! **NOTE:: Thursdays are my video days on the VS blog. Mark that in your calendar! 

***Be sure to change your settings to HD before watching! THANKS:) 

June 5: Clay Favors for Olsen's 6th Birthday Party

PS dies: Dog Icons 
PS dies: Snowman 

June 12: TCS #4

PS stamps: Happy Birthday 

June 19: {BLANK}

This video was a MESS! So random!  
PS stamps: Digits and Off The ChartsPS dies: Word Bubbles  

June 26: Band Aids

Stamp images on your band aids to create a fun design!
PS stamps: Woofers & Tweeters
These band aids are for my nieces:) 
These band aids are for my nephews- I'm sure their toys get "hurt" too:) 
PS dies: Healthy Vibes Icons and Hearts  

That's it for me today-- be sure to stop by the Virtual Smooches blog for more inspiration! And don't forget to stop by the Paper Smooches SPARKS blog for challenges and a chance to win a Paper Smooches gift certificate! 

Thanks so much for stopping by! Be blessed:}

29 June 2014

Paper Smooches SPARKS Anything Goes (wk5) challenge

Hello, friends:} Happy Birthday, DAD! Click HERE to see my Dad's birthday card and the video on how I made it:) 
Today we start another weekly challenge over at Paper Smooches SPARKS blog!! Another Anything Goes challenge starts today!   
That's right--you get to create ANYTHING you want (as long as you use Paper Smooches stamps)!! This is the BEST challenge ever!!!

I'm sharing a CAS card that I created for my brother Carrel's birthday back in April! He gardens (just like my dad and other brother).... and so I thought that this lettuce image from the Paper Smooches Calorie Free set would be PERFECT for his birthday card! I also used the PS Wake Up (hands for the lettuce) and Happy Birthday stamps sets, along with the Flag Tags dies. LOVE LOVE LOVE this card! Esp the Radiant Neon Orange and Green inks by Imagine Crafts-- they make that lettuce image and sentiment pop! 
That's it for me today--but be sure to stop by the other Paper Smooches SPARKS DT members' blogs and leave them some love

And don't forget to stop by the Paper Smooches SPARKS blog for more details. This challenge ends July 5th. Hope you join in the fun--- this is the EASIEST challenge ever!!!!!!!!

THANKS so much for stopping by! Be blessed:}

28 June 2014

Neat & Tangled Blog Hop ***GIVEAWAY

Hello, friends:) 

***Please click HERE for my Reverse Confetti post and video. Or click HERE to watch the video on YouTube:) 
*Giveaway details below:)

I'm joining in the fun with the Neat & Tangled group for a super fun hop featuring the Photo Booth and Sunday School Songs stamp sets. 
If you came from the AMAZING Virginia Lu's blog, you are in the right place-- if you would like to start from the beginning of the hop, please click HERE or go to the Neat & Tangled blog. **Complete list is below just in case you get lost:)

I've created two fun cards for today's hop--- this first one is SUPER CAS and perfect for our newest edition to the family, Samy! Trav and I have sponsored another child from India through Compassion International. Look at how cute Samy is! I wanted to make him a special card to let him know that Jesus loves ALL (all children and all people) in the world and these papers by My Mind's Eye along with the Neat & Tangled Sunday School Songs set were the perfect match for this card! LOVE LOVE LOVE it! 
I cut this sentiment and song into several pieces so I could customize this card. I love how this sentiment turned out:) 
My second card was super easy to make- not CAS but still easy:) I used a Kelly Purkey stencil and Dreamweaver embossing paste to create the background. I even smudged it with my finger to make it have a softer edge. LOVE! I used some Becky Higgins Project Life Baby Edition journaling cards for my patterned papers. LOVE x100000! And then I added that super fun Neat & Tangled Sunday School Songs sentiment--- great song and great verse to remember! There is NOTHING God can't do:) 

That's it for me today, and I'm the last on the list! So be sure to stop by the Neat & Tangled blog for more inspiration and details! ***If you get lost along the way, you can find the hop order and list of all the participating designers over on the Neat & Tangled blog or scroll down on my post;) 

GIVEAWAY: 2 winners will be chosen from comments all along the hop, they will have their choice of Photo Booth and Sunday School Songs. Winners will be announced on Saturday July 5th on the Neat & Tangled blog.

Thanks for stopping by! Be blessed:}

Blog hop list
Danielle Walls (Neat and Tangled) www.neatandtangled.blogspot.com
Julie Ebersole http://papertrufflez.com
Anna Kossakovskaya http://creativity-mango.blogspot.com
Laurie Willison http://soapboxcreations.blogspot.com
Savannah O'Gwynn http://savannahland2.blogspot.com ****You are HERE:) 

Reverse Confetti: VIDEO Whaley Big News (post1)

Hello, friends:}

**Please click HERE for my Neat & Tangled blog hop post and GIVEAWAY!  
Today I'm sharing a card that I actually created for this month's Reverse Confetti  Confetti Camera. Jen asked the team to share a creation using 2 stamp sets.... I didn't read the instructions completely.... and I created a card using 5 stamp sets! LOL! 
I love the sentiment "I have WHALEY big news"...Trav doesn't like this sentiment because he says it insinuates we have big news--- but we don't! LOL! So anyway....I went looking in my RC stamp set stash and found 4 sets (Happy Harbor, Arrows 'n Elements, Lots to Say, and Sweet Thing) that could create this custom sentiment! 

Check out my video HERE: ***Be sure to change your settings to HD before watching:) THANKS! 
I really like how this card turned out--- so cute! And I LOVE this sentiment:) 

Sorry the photos are dark-- it was really hard to get a good shot! I need photography lessons :)
That's it for me today! Be sure to stop by the Reverse Confetti blog for links to my videos. And stop by the RC Facebook page and "like" us!! 

Thanks for stopping by! Be blessed:}


26 June 2014

Virtual Smooches: Band Aids

Hello, friends:}

Today's my day to share a video over on the  Paper Smooches video blog- Virtual Smooches

Today I'm sharing a project that I've seen on pinterest for months! And I've made my own using the PS Healthy Vibes Icons dies! 
Here's a sneak peek of my video: 

THANKS so much for stopping by--- be sure to go HERE for my video! Be blessed:}

22 June 2014

Paper Smooches SPARKS: June Designer Drafts challenge

Hello, friends:}

Today we start another weekly challenge over at Paper Smooches SPARKS blog!! This week we are sharing a DESIGNER DRAFT challenge. 

This week we are inspired by the following sketch:

**Sentiments can be placed anywhere on the sketch.

Ok--- so I think I followed this sketch 80%! That's 30% more than EVER before! LOL! I did move the two panels over...and the word up on a PS Speech Bubble... but that's about it on changing the sketch:)

That being said... I loooooooooooove this card! I made it for my Mom/Dad. Our family dog passed away last week. His name was JT, and he was a fun dog! He lived outside (mostly with the cats in their house!). I tried to find a picture of him... but this is all I had! This photo was taken in December of 2010--- he's in the background near the milk house! 

Here's a photo zoomed in--- he was scraggly and always barked at us. LOL! 
This card is super CAS--- and I love that heart die cut piece! I was originally going to use the PS Hearts die pieces for a vertical design, but then I used the scrap and left it! I LOVE how that turned out:) I tried to find a PS dog image that would match JT, and I ended up using the Paws for a Cause set. I used some Becky Higgins Project Life journaling cards for my design along with some Recollections b/w striped washi tape. EASY and perfect for my family as they grieve the loss of JT. 

That's it for me today--but be sure to stop by the other Paper Smooches SPARKS DT members' blogs, get inspired, and leave them some love

And don't forget to stop by the Paper Smooches SPARKS blog for more details!!!! This challenge ends June 28th. I cannot wait to see what you make!!! 

THANKS so much for stopping by! Be blessed:}