10/28/10

A little something "For You"








Here I go again with my Who's that Girl stamps. My Favorite Things is one of the sites that calls my name several times a week. This particular set is not new, but it sure is cute and goes along with the purse theme I have going on right now. Hmmm...wonder what got that started?

This card was created using the Little Yellow Bicycle paper {*Pack your Bags* series} I think the paper fits perfectly with this stamp set {MFT Gifty Girl set} because of the bags. A little bit of layering with some plain brown paper, tiny red rick rack and it really seems to pop. I love that word...pop...pop...pop!

You'll notice the hand lotion in the back ground of the photo. That is from Shirt Shack in Michigan. What a wonderful variety of cremes and lotions she has. Check out the link for the information on how to get this yummy lotion. The one pictured is Black Raspberry Vanilla in the 2.1 oz size. Perfect for the purse, right! Barb was nice enough to let me post her products with my cards. I think this makes a perfect "thinking of you" gift. Something small that can make someone's day so much brighter.



Ok...off to clean up my mess so I can start fresh tomorrow. I am very proud to say that I created 8 cards today! YAHOO!!

10/26/10

Thank You!


I became a "fan" of Little Yellow Bicycle on facebook just a few weeks ago. They have lots of fun stuff and I think their paper is awesome! Recently I came across this Pack Your Bags paper at Archiver's in Raleigh. First thing that came to mind was one of my MFT stamps.

Thank you notes are always something I like to have on hand. Sometimes a hand written note is the perfect way to say how much you appreciate your friends and loved ones.

Neutral tan card makes the colors in the paper stand out. Unfortunately this picture looks a bit more yellow on camera than it does in person. The lighting outdoors is so gloomy today, sorry. I added a few Stickles for some bling. You can get Stickles at a variety of stores, but these came from our local shop, Scrap 'N Oasis in James City, NC. Die-namics scallped die formed the edges on the Compass/Green paper for some texture. The pretty lady is a stamp set called "Tote-ally Fantastic!" She looks like she's on a mission, doesn't she?

Right now I am on a mission to get busy around here. My little yorkie has a grooming appointment and I'm in the crafty mood with all the rain we are having. I hope your day is wonderful!!

Stay tuned for a give-away......

~DonnaK


10/19/10

Coffee and Friendship

Wow...another post so soon???? I just HAD to.

Recently my good friend, Dawn Chau posted a "challenge" on her facebook. She asked that we post one of our projects, not necessarily a card but anything we wanted. I figured since she's such a special friend that to post one of my cards which mentions Friendship AND has coffee involved would be appropriate.

I actually made this card several weeks ago. Graphic45 Paper is one of my MOST favorite companies. That's where I got the the blue patterned paper from. It is from the Sitting Pretty collection. Blues and reds really grab me...meaning...I love them together. I think they have a very calming effect. Using the die-namic scalloped die, I cut the border across the bottom of the card. The stamp is from MFT. She is from the Coffee? Tea? set. The copics were easy to blend just right to match the blue in my paper. And lastly...I added a little ribbon and a button to makes it a darling card.



For me this card goes perfect with a cup and your favorite coffee beans to make a perfect little gift for the special girl in your world. We should never take our girlfriends for granted, right?

10/13/10

Spooky-licious Treats


Most of you who know me have heard me mention the "little" people in my life quite often. Well.... I created these little treats with them in mind for Halloween. I know, I know, MORE candy, you say....but...I'm the far away Auntie who doesn't get to spoil these little Ghouls and Goblins as often as I'd like so I do the candy thing every now and again. I think they enjoy getting mail more than the candy anyway, right! Right?
These treat bottles were easy. I got them at Michael's this past year, on clearance I believe. They are plastic and safe for those little fingers. The tops are easy on and off so you could fill them with a number of goodies to make them unique. I used M&M candies and put a different ribbon on each one so there is no confusing them.
I used some paper I got at A.C. Moore on clearance to make a few cards and off they go to the mailbox this weekend in hopes of making a few little ones happy this Halloween. Be safe and enjoy the season and all it has to offer.