Monday, July 14, 2014

Little Darlings/Saturated Canary - Candy Canes


Hey Everyone,
Little Darlings Rubber Stamps has some of the most adorable stamp in the stamping business, so I am thrilled to be July's guest DT. So today I am elated to be showcasing Little Darlings's Saturated Canary Candy Canes stamp as part of a Christmas in July card.  
I decided to go with a traditional Christmas colors for this card.
I colored SC Candy Canes stamps with Copic Makers.
I accented the card a whimsy stamps sentiment and candy cane stickers.
I also added gold bells on twine and glittered snowflakes and a coorinating inside.
So make sure you check out all the great products that Little Darling Rubber Stamps has to offer!
--Shannon
Supplies Used:
Stamps: Little Darlings/Saturated Canary – Candy Cane, Whimsy Stamps - Mini Chalkboard 1
Paper: DCWV – Cardstock, DCWV - Christmas Basic Stack, Recollection - Home For The Holidays, Copic X-Press It
Tools: Copic Markers, Spellbinder – Grand Circles and Standard Circles, Joy Craft - 6002/0147
Embellishments: Twine, Bells, Recollection Stickers

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Color Me Creative Challenge #95 - Friends

Hello,
Today is sad post because this is the my last project as DT for Color Me Creative. I had a absolute fabulous time working with the lovely ladies and will miss working with these great ladies:(
Now on to the project that I made for this last challenge at CMC.
We have a great sponsor The Doodle Garden which is offering one luck partiparting a great prize.
 
For this challenge our theme is "friends". I wanted to create a summer gift for a friend that is going to the beach, so I made a bookmark. I accented the end of the bookmark with a Whimsy Stamp summer sentiment stamp.
I colored the cute Last Beach Day stamp by The Doodle Garden with Copic Makers then distressed the edges with Distress ink.
So make sure you check out the last challenge at Color Me Creative!!
-Shannon
Supplies Used:
Stamps: The Doodle Garden - Last Beach Day. Whimsy Stamps - Summer Letter Seal
Paper: Unknown Metallic Paper, Copic X-Press It
Tools: Copic Markers, Spellbinder - Classic Circle, Spellbinder - Lacey Circles
Embellishments: Ribbon, Distress Ink, Shimmer Spray

Thursday, June 12, 2014

CMC Challenge #94 - Anything Goes

Hey Everyone,
Today I wanted to post a new project I created for the new challenge at Color Me Creative, which is sponsored by Digi stamps for Joy. This challenge is all about anything you want, that's right its a "Anything Goes" challenge and Digi stamps for Joy is offering one lucky winner a $10 gift certificate.
Now onto the card I made for this challenge using the great Ohana-Cho stamp from our sponsor.
 
I used a half circle sentiment from whismys stamps, ribbon and adorable butterfly to accent this card.

 I used Copic markers to color this adorable stamp!
So please check out the newest challenge at CMC!
-Shannon
Supplies Used:
Stamps; Digi Stamps for Joy: Ohana-Cho. Whimsy Stamps: Celebration Circle Pennants
Paper: DCWV - Cardstock, Pebbles - Family Ties, My Mind's Eye: Stella & Rose by Jen Allyson - Mative Paper, Copic Ex-Press It
Tools: Copic Markers,  Whimsy Stamps - Circle Pennant Die, Whimsy Stamps - Corner Die Set, Memory Box - Oriel Butterfly
Embillishments: Distress Inks, ColorBox Pigments, Ribbon

Friday, May 16, 2014

CMC Challenge #92 - Pretty Pastels

Hey Everyone,
A new challenge has started at Color Me Creative, and we have a fabulous sponsor. So for this challenge its all about pretty pastels and is sponsored by Art of Miran. One lucky participation will win 3 digi of their choice from Art of Miran. This 92nd challenge  will run til May 23rd.
For this challenge I wanted to create a simple but girly card.
I used the Love Shot stamp, which I colored with Copic Markers.
I also wanted to create a coordinating inside for this card.
So make sure you check out this new challenge at Color Me Creative!
-Shannon
Supplies Used:
Stamps: Art of Miran – Love Shot, American Craft – Valentine Date Stamp
Paper: DCWV – Cardstock, Simple Stories – Vintage Bliss, Copic X-Press It
Tools: Copic Markers
Embellishments: Ribbon, Momenta Metal Flourish Corner, Recollection Silk Corner



Wednesday, April 30, 2014

CMC Challenge #91 - Birthdays!

Well its time for a new challenge at Color Me Creative and we have a great sponsor for this birthday themed challenge. So the sponsor for this challenge iCopic,  sales one of my favorite items alcohol markers! One lucky randomly selected winner will win a $15 gift certificate to iCopic.com.
For this birthday challenge, I used one of my favorite stamps, Little Darlings/Saturated Canary Yoga Mama.
I colored this fabulous stamp with Copic markers and Shinhan touch twin markers.
I also used all personally handmade flowers.
I stitched around all the edges and added ribbons. I also accented one of the flowers with a Memory Box ribbon die.
I also used a Hero Art birthday stamp for the birthday sentiment.
 
So make sure you check out the new challenge at CMC, which runs til May 9th!
-Shannon
Supplies Used:
Stamps: Saturated Canary – Yoga, Hero Art Stamp – Hero Art CL6TT
Paper: DCWV – Cardstock, Basic Grey – Out of Print, Copic X-Press It
Tools: Copic Markers, Spellbinder – Standard Circles, Spellbinder – Picot Edge Circles, Memory Box – Precious Hearts
Embellishments: Handmade Flowers, Ribbon, Reason Ribbon – Black Ribbed Ribbon
--I am entering this card into the following challenges--
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes
The Squirrel and The Fox – Challenge #68 – Use a Diecut
7 Kids College Fund – Challenge #98 – Anything Goes
A Random Fan Challenge Blog – Challegne #7 – Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments – Anything Goes
Deep Ocean Challenge – Challenge #76 - Stitching
 

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