Tuesday, April 8, 2014

CMC Challenge #89 - Sparkle It

Hey Everyone,
Since I have had so much going on this post is super late, but its not to late for the sparkle it challenge at CMC! For this challenge we have a great sponsor's, Paper Makeup Stamp. They are offering one winner a $15 gift certificate!
For this challenge I went with a girl glittery look
I colored the Paper Makeup stamp, Rose Fairy with Copic Markers and also added stickles to the wings. 
For the sentiment I used the adorable Whimsy mini postage stamp with a pearl ink for more of a shimmer look.
I accented the cover with Lin and Len die that also need some glitter and crystal accents.
 
Also accented with all personally handmade flowers!
So make sure u check out the new challenge at Color Me Creative before it ends on April 11.
--Shannon
Supplies Used:
Stamps:
Paper Makeup Stamps – Rose Fairy, Whimsy Stamps – Adventure Mini Postage Stamp
Paper: DCWV – Cardstock, DCWV – Shimmer Stack, Authentique – Essential Collection, Teresa Collins – Memories, Copic X-Press It
Tools: Whimsy Stamps – Mini Postage, Joy Craft’s Lin & Lene Design – 1201/0012 Die, Marian Design Design – LR0228
Embellishments: Stickles, Handmade Flowers, Starburst Crystals


Wednesday, March 19, 2014

CMC Challenge #89 - Show Some Skin

Hey Everyone,
Well time for a new challenge at Color Me Creative. So for this challenge its all about skintones and we have a great sponsor which is Digi stamps for Joy.
For this challenge I decide to create a simple but sparkly design. I added glitter all around the stamp and also added some sparkle to the doily design. These adorable angels are available through Digi Stamps for Joy.
I colored this adorable Angels3-R-We stamp with the fabulous Copic Makers.
So make sure you check out the new challenge at Color Me Creative!
--Shannon
Supplies Used:
Stamps: Digi Stamps For Joy – Angels 3-R - We
Paper: DCWV – Cardstock, Simple Stories – Fab(U)Lous, Copic X-Press It
Tools: Spellbinder – Labels Eighteen, Spellbinder – Grand Ovals, Sizzix:Tim Holtz – Distressed Doily
Embellishments: Ribbons, Glitter, Momenta Metal Bracket


Thursday, March 6, 2014

CMC Challenge #88 - Flaming Reds

Hey Guys,
NEW CHALLENGE TIME!!
Well a new challenge has started over at Color Me Creative and for this challenge we have a great color challenge. Yes, for this challenge it is all about the color RED!! For anyone that colors with Copic markers you know that reds can be tricky but can turn any project to something awesome. For this RED challenge we have a great sponsor, Art of Miran which is offering 3 digis to one winner for this challenge.
For this challenge I created a winter card, now winter is my favorite season but I am getting sick of all the SNOW!! I used a winter sentiment and also stitched a star motif around the card.


 For accents to this card I used chipboard snowflakes and wood snowflakes.
I colored an Art of Miran, Snowflake & Girl stamp with Copic Markers and accented with snowflakes with Stickles.
So make sure you check out the new challenge RED at CMC!
-Shannon
Supplies Used:
Stamps: Art by Miran – Snowflake & Girl
Paper: DCWV – Glitter Stack, My Mind’s Eye – Vintage Christmas
Tools: Cherry Lynn Designs – DL140 : Dutch Scallop Square Frame
Embellishments: DCWV – Winter Stickers, Recollection Wood Embellishments, Recollection Chipboard Embellishments, Stickles, Popup Dots

Thursday, February 20, 2014

CMC Challenge #87 - Anything Goes

Hey Everyone,
Today I wanted to showcase the card I made for the newest challenge at Color Me Creative. Our newest challenge is up with a fabulous sponsor. Our sponsor for this 87 challenge is MarkerPop which is offering a $25 gift certificate to one lucky random winner.
For this challenge I created a card using a rubber stamp that Marker Pop carries, the Saturated Canary Circus Trixie.
I colored this stamp with Copic Makers which you can also find at MarkerPop.
I used all handmade flowers to accent this card.
Also added a love sentiment for a sticker pack from K&Company.
So make sure you check out the newest challenge at CMC!
-Shannon
Supplies Used:
Stamps: Saturated Canary - Circus Trixie
Paper: DCWV - Cardstock, Fancy Pants Design - Love Story, Copic X-Press It
Tools: Copic Markers, Cherry Lynn Designs - Cape Cod Doily, Spellbinder - Classic Circles
Embellishments: Handmade Flowers, Lace, Ribbon, Glitter Dots, Stickles, K&COMPANY Valentine Sentiment

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Color Me Creative - #86 Girly

Hey Everyone,
I hope everyone is staying warm and safe this winter season so far. This week I got bombed with ice, so I now have many down trees and large branches in my backyard.
Well now onto a new challenge at CMC, for this new challenge it is all about girls just wanting to have fun. One lucky entry will win 3 stamps for Dilly Bean stamp.
For this challenge I decide to make a different shape card, and used all handmade flowers.
I colored up the great #335 girl and butterflies stamp with Copic Markers.
So make sure you join us at Color Me Creative girly challenge.
-Shannon83k
Supplies Used:
Stamps: Dilly Bean - , Whimsy Stamps – Friendship Notables 2
Paper: DCWV – Cardstock, DCWv – Silky Stack, K&Company - Valentine
Tools: Whimsy Stamps – Notables 2 Die, Magnolia Doohickey – So Wrapped Lovely
Embellishments: Goosebumb Crystals

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Color Me Creative Challenge #85 - Texture


Hey Everyone,
Today I wanted to show everyone a new card that I made for the new challenge at Color Me Creative. The newest challenge is all about texture and is sponsored by
Paper Temptress
For this challenge I used the adorable trio stamp of bears for Lili of the Valley named Present Trio.
I created the texture with Copic Markers then placed them on the cute Die-Version’s Star Tag. 
I also created a coordinating inside for this card. 
 
So make sure you check the new challenge at CMC for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate from Paper Temptress!
--Shannon
Supplies Used:
Stamps: Lili of the Valley - Present Trio, Imaginisce - Calendar
Paper: DCWV – Creamy Stack, Canvas Corp – Black & Kraft Pad, Unknown Specialty, Copic X-Press It
Tools: Copic Markers, Die-Version – Star Tag Die DVJ-023, Spellbinder – Classic Circles, Spellbinder – Star Circles, Spellbinder – Ribbon Banner
Embellishments: Shipping Twine, Ribbon, Burlap. Cosmo Cricket – Tiny Mpe Stickers, Basic Grey – Fact & Fiction Alphabet Stickers



I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Lili of the Valley Ideas to Inspire Challenge - Anything Goes!
Aud Sentiments – Challenge 98 - Challenge 98 - you use any sentiment you would like!
Creative Inspirations – Challenge 249 - Ribbons!
Crafty Sentiments –  Birthdays
Deep Ocean Challenge – Challenge # 69 Birthday
Divas by Design – ANYTHING GOES
Hobby House Challenge – New Challenge - Ribbons
Papertake Weekly – Bow Dies
Stampin for the Weekend – Happy Birthday
Totally Paper Crafts – Challenge 202-Paper Piecing

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

CMC Challenge #84 - Anything Goes


Hey Everyone,
I hope everyone had a some great Holidays, I can’t believe how fast the time flew away. Well 2014 officially started last Wednesday and a new challenge has started over at Color Me Creative. This new challenge theme is Anything Goes and one lucky winner will receive a $10 gift certificate to a digi store of your choosing.

For this challenge I decided to make something completely different, I made some cupcake toppers. I used the License to Frost stamp from The Paper Shelter which I colored with Copic Markers.
I also used a sentiment from Simple Stories Fab(V)Lous paper stack.
So make sure you check out the new challenge at CMC.
-Shannon
Supplies Used:
Stamps: The Paper Shelter - License to Frost
Paper: Martha Stewart – Designer Paper Pad, Simple Stories – Fab(V)Lous, Copic X-Press It
Tools: Copic Markers, Spellbinder – Standard Circles, Spellbinder – Classic Scalloped Circles, Wood Sticks, Distress Ink
Embellishments: Gelly Roll Pens, Twine

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Color Me Creative - Holiday Bash

Hey Everyone.
Today I wanted to let everyone know that the CMC Holiday party officially started few days ago and will continue to January 2nd. There will be lots of games, great prizes and a great holiday challenge.
So today I wanted to share the project I made for the new CMC holiday challenge.
For this challenge I made a Christmas ornament for my sister and her boyfriend on their first Christmas together. I colored the adorable mistletoe stamp from Saturated Canary with Copic Makers and placed it glass ball.
I also decorated the Christmas ball with handmade flowers and pearls.
So make sure you check out the celebration over at Color Me Creative!
--Shannon
Supplies Used:
Stamps: Saturated Canary - Mistletoe
Paper: DCWV – Cardstock, Copic X-Press It
Tools: Copic Markers
Embellishments: Handmade Flowers, Ribbon, Fake Snow, Flower Soft – Polar White, Our Craft Lounge – Sparkly Fluff, Pearls, Recollection – Rhinestones Christmas Stickers, Sticko Letters

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Color Me Creative - Anything Goes

Hey Everyone,
I want to wish everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!!! Currently I have a mountain of Christmas craft to do that I hope to share with everyone in  the coming weeks. Today I wanted to share my first 2013 Holiday project which I made for the new challenge at Color Me Creative.
If you aren’t ready to share some Holiday projects yet that is okay because the new challenge at Color Me Creative is Anything Goes and is sponsored by the lovely Digi My World.

For this new challenge I created a Holiday wall hanger using the Digi My World stamp Little Elf which I colored with alcohol markers.
For the blocks I used the Spellbinder’s decorative labels twenty-seven die and all personally handmade flowers. I connected the blocks using eyelets with silver chain.
So make sure you check out the new challenge at CMC!
--Shannon
Supplies Used:
Stamps: Digi My World – Little Elf
Paper: DCWV – The Evergreen, Copic X-Press it
Tools: Spellbinder – Decorative Labels Twenty-Seven
Embellishments: Handmade Flowers, Making Memories Eyelets, Chain