Cupcake for You!

Sweet Treat for You ....


hope all is well with you this week.  I made this card for a birthday celebration.

Herbert is an image from Karen's Doodles, isn't he sweet.  
I coloured him with my copics and used derwent watercolour pencils for the sky.  My first attempt at this, but seems to have worked out alright.  The paper is DCWV Linen Closet and all 
edges are stained with walnut stain and sewn with a straight stitch.  
Flowers are EK Success punch and have precious finds gems and SU gems.     
The organza ribbon and bow are from my stash of ribbon. 

Here is a peek at the inside.....

I added diamond stickles to the hat, sprinkles on the cupcake and centre of the daisies.

Hope you enjoyed your visit and like what you see, have a wonderful week.
I used the Wild Orchid sketch and am entering this into the
Wild Orchid Challenge #17 and Crafty Catz Challenge #70 and 

Best Wishes,




how was your valentines day?  It was a wonderful start to the week!

This is my very first easel card and was made with love in mind.  
Blowing kisses out to that someone special seems appropriate for Valentines day.  

I used two magnolia images for this card.  I stamped Tilda with black tuxedo, masked and then stamped the suitcase for her to sit on. The scallops and circles are sizzix dies.  I added tule between the scallops and the circles.  I used DCVW Rustic and Luxury Stack paper for my two designer papers 
and linen paper for my solid colours.  All of the paper is edged with chocolate brown ink.

I coloured Tilda and the suitcase with copics.  The sizzix swirl is scribble swirl from Stamp-in Up.  Flowers and pearls are Wild Orchid; branches are MS punch.  Inside are prima flowers with jewel brads of which I sprayed with copper shimmer.

I used this weeks Friday Sketchers image for my card and entering it into the challenge.  
Also Crafty Catz Challenge 69 and Crafts 4 Eternity R#6.

I hope you have a wonderful week.  Thanks for visiting!  
Best Wishes,


St. Valentine

Love is in the air!

Hello, hope this week is finding you well!  I am sure someone put wings on this week 
because it is flying by.  I hope it isn't going to quickly for you.

This card was made for that special "someone" in your life.
The printed paper is from Stampin Up, pink paper is recollection.  All 4 rectangles have been sewn on my sewing machine.  The pink heart was stamped first and then the Love in black on top.  The red L & V, and pink O & E  are covered with diamond stickles.  White DCWV Mariposa glitter paper was used for the butterfly.  The pink roses and rosebuds are from Wild Orchid. 

The sentiment was stamped in silver.  All the pearls are Stampin Up jewels and bitty sparkles from Close to my Heart was used in the middle.  The organza ribbon has been embellished with a pearl.

Here is a peek at the inside to write your personal wishes.
The image and sentiment are the Love you Much stamp set from Stampin Up.

Hope the remainder of your week goes well and best wishes for 
a wonderful upcoming weekend!

Thanks for visiting,


See You Soon

Best Wishes

I hope your week is going well for you! 

Today I have made this card with the Creative Inspiration Challenge # 97
gorgeous sketch.  The card was made to wish a girl friend
many special years ahead in her retirement. 

I stamped Tilda on detail blending cardstock with black amuse ink.  She was coloured with copics.  The paper used is DCWV luxury stack, white core pastels and Martha Stewart pastel paper. 

The edges have been stained with groovy guava and pink.   

The flowers are all Wild Orchid flowers and the leaves are a Martha Stewart punch.  The organdy ribbon is from my stash and the pearls are Martha Stewart, Stampin Up and Recollections. 

The round dies are nesties, edges stained and then diamond stickles added.

I am entering this in Creative Inspirations Challenge #97,
Crafty Catz Challenge # 67 and Friday Sketchers Challenge # 139.

I hope you enjoyed your visit and my wishes for you are to have a great week.