Summer Fun Challenge

Today starts a brand new challenge on the 
Challenge Blog
The theme this month is
Summer Fun 
I hope you'll join in and play along.
Show us your summer creations!
How about this sweet ribbon for a little taste of summer?
It's the Flower Bundle and it comes in three colors.
You can find it in the shop at 3 Girl JAM
You can receive a 10% discount when you shop at
just use the code DB10 when you check out!

Have a smiley day today!
~Donna K

Papers : StampinUp
Embossing Folder : Darice 


Linnie Blooms A Wand and a Tiara

Hi, hi, hi!
I'm excited to be posting on the 
Linnie Blooms Design Team Blog 
today and I'm here to share a fun canvas…
a girly girl kinda thing!
I used lots of PINK, a
piece (cut in half)
and a Linnie Blooms canvas shape star.

I added stamping, glitter, molding paste to create more layers and texture. I've said it before but I really do love how you 
can take these canvas treasures and manipulate them any way
you want for a unique piece every single time.
Don't you just LOVE that sentiment?
That's an item from Paperwings Productions.
I did alter the word wand from it's original form.
It said cape before.  
I had to change it to wand for this piece, though. 
The black ribbon bow is from 3 Girl JAM
and the twine is of course… Trendy Twine.
I think the over all project is really FUN and kinda cutesy!
I hope you like it too. 

Supplies are listed below.
I hope I remembered everything.
If you have any questions drop me a note.
Have a great day today.
~Donna K

You'll find this project entered in the following challenges:

Supply List:
Golden Artist Colors Molding Paste
Charm : unknown
Flower : unknown
Glitter : Stickles Diamond
Paper pieces My Mind's Eye
Folk Art Bright Pink Acrylic Paint


No Designer Paper

Hello, Tuesday!
Tuesday means a new challenge on the 
Sweet Stamps design team blog.
This week we were challenged to create without using designer papers.
That type of challenge for me means…
a clean and simple design.
I actually think it turned out quite elegant. 
What does a no designer paper challenge mean to you…
and will you play along this week? 
I'd like to know.  Seriously.  

Get the details on our challenge HERE
Find the Sweet Stamps Online Shop right HERE
Stop by Facebook and say hi to the

If you're looking ahead to next week the challenge is:
Ribbons, Buttons &/Or Bows

'til next time…sweet hugs!
~Donna K

Other supplies included in this design include:
Paper : StampinUp
Ribbon : Misc Crinkle Ribbon


Unity Stamp Company GIU Hop

Need a Squeeze?!
Sure, why not…
Today I'm happy to be part of Unity Stamp Company's
Growing In Unity blog hop.
This hop features a brand new stamp of the week.
The designs are from gals who have been featured 
as GIU gals in previous months.

So…let's do this!

How about this fresh little
I love the fun sweetness of this design.
I had lots of fun fussy cutting and paper piecing my layout. 
I hope you're having fun hopping along with us.
Thank you to Angela & to Maria for organizing this hop and everyone at Unity
for the wonderful products you provide. 
You all are a wonderful crew!

Next on the list is:

If you get turned around or landed her by chance and want to
start from the beginning, here is the entire line up:

  1. An'Jenic
  2. Maria Levine
  3. Natalia Sudiono Cazals (Anna)
  4. Brittany Morgan
  5. Erica Bass
  7. Amy England
  8. Patti La Bombard
  9. Heather Hoffman

Have a very happy Sunday and enjoy your Memorial Day holiday.

~Donna K

Supplies :: Papers, StampinUp, Pink Paislee (Fruit Stand)
Ribbon : 3 Girl JAM
Ink : Memento Black, Tim Holtz, Copic Pen
Bling : Recollections


Cherish the Journey

Two posts on one day?!  
Oh, my…
Quick and sweet…
Stamp of the week arrived and I love this one!
It's called
Tulip Wishes and it's from Unity Stamp Company.
I was saving this "today" paper that you see as my background.
Not sure why I was saving it, but it must have been
for this card. 
I'm pleased with the turn out.
Hope you like it too.
Stop by and join the Friends with Flair fun.
Hop along and get inspired.
Happy Friday!
~Donna K

The Power of Two

So happy to be here today.
my hubby is home from a work trip and I'm a happy camper.

Today is my day to post on the blog at 

This is a card I created for our nephew and 
his beautiful bride to be
who are expecting their first BABY(S or IES?) this summer.
Yep...Twin girls…yahoo!

The power of two is suitable for so many scenarios
but I thought this made a fun card for a baby shower.
The stamp is a Stampin UP stamp
from the Really Good Greetings set.

I used Cherry Lipstick crinkle ribbon from
the Pink & White bundle

If you are in the shopping mood
you can receive a sweet 10% discount 
by using the code DB10 
when you check out.
Please join our May Challenge

here's a look at a few of the new releases.

Tie Dye Bundle

Flower Bundle

Be sure to head on over to 3 Girl JAM 

and see the entire selection of goodies in the shop.

Have a fabulous weekend!

~Donna K


Happy Birthday Stacey

Today at Sweet Stamps 
a very "sweet" lady is celebrating her birthday….
So…the design team sweeties
 took some time out to create some cards in her honor!

Happy Birthday to you, Stacey! 
I hope your day is a "real treat" indeed…
Oh…and…this particular cake is calorie free.
Enjoy your day today, Stacey…
 and thank you for allowing me to be part of your very
special team at Sweet Stamps!
~Donna K

You can find the yummy products I used to create Stacey's card below:


Anything Goes Challenge # 170 {SS}

Don't you just love challenges with the 
theme?  I know I do…
we are featuring some brand new stamps for you!
There are 14 new sets in all…
Oh Happy Day!
This sweet little lady is called 
"Banner Girl with Words" 
and there are 9 different sentiments with this darling set.
Be sure to pop on over to see all of the other wonderful projects by the
fabulous team at Sweet Stamps . com!
Please drop by the SweetStamps.com weekly challenge blog to share your creation.
You could win a $20 shopping spree for goodies at SweetStamps.com's online store just by playing along in our challenge! 
Click here for our Challenge Rules.
For the current monthly challenge click HERE.
Thank you for taking time out to stop by and say hello!
'til  next time

~Donna K



Hey there…Happy Monday!

We've been put to the test on the Linnie Blooms Design Team Blog
 to use some of the fabulous
  Linnie Blooms
products for the theme
April Showers Bring May … Blooms
I used the Flutter Card Kit
and the supplies below to create this
"Bloom" theme card.
It's blank inside so it's perfect for any occasion.
Thank you for peeking in on us today.
I hope you've been inspired.

Don't forget you can find Linnie Blooms on Facebook 
and the Linnie Blooms online catalog is available for you HERE.
Have a beautiful day!
~Donna K


dryer sheet flowers

Today begins a fun new monthly technique challenge on the Sweet Stamps blog.
The theme is 
Can you see my attempt at this challenge?
I simply took a dryer sheet, smoothed it out and cut several die cut circles.
I crinkled and roughed up the edges and layered the circles 
to form these simple flowers.
I used a combination of dryer sheet, crochet flower and paper to 
achieve the layered look of my lilac beauties.
Thanks to my darling mom for creating these sweet crochet flowers for me.
I used a new Cheery Lynn Designs die called Arrows for the flower stems and added
Lemon Lime crinkle ribbon as the leaves. 
This card wouldn't be complete without a sweet sentiment inside.
Have a Beautiful Day is one of my GO TO sentiments from Sweet Stamps.  f
I LOVE this simple statement.  
Thanks for coming by today…and don't forget along with the monthly
challenge is your chance to join our weekly challenge.  

Please drop by the SweetStamps.com weekly challenge blog to share your creation.
You could win a $20 shopping spree for goodies at SweetStamps.com's online store just by playing along in our challenge! 
Click here for the Challenge Rules.
For the current monthly challenge click HERE.
Thank you for taking time out to stop by and say hello!
'til  next time
~Donna K

Sweet Stamps products:

Other than Sweet Stamps products used on this design:
Embossing folder : Sizzix
Crinkle Ribbon : 3 Girl JAM
Flower Centers : Paper Studio
Grass Paper : StampinUp