Saturday, October 1, 2016

I Heart U

Are you excited to see Ike's are TWO days in a row?  Well, here's an awesome image from Ike's Art that I am using for the current contest over on the current challenge at the YSBP Challenge blog!  our great sponsor is Ike's Art and I have this fun image called Heart of Bones.  How awesome is that?  I paired that image with some gorgeous papers from Paper Temptress and some stunning lace I got in Turkiye.  This card is giant, at 8.5" wide and 5.5" high (half a cardstock sheet folded).

Check out the wonderful contest we are having at Your Scrapbook Place, share any newly crafted project with us and check out all of our projects this month (click here).  I am using some gorgeous papers from Paper Temptress on this fun card, The card base and image are done on Neenah Solar White Classic Crest.  The black cardstock is a wonderful textured paper called felt grandee black.  The transparency comes from Hambly Studio Overylays and is called White Hanging Heliconias.  I totally recommend going with the 6x6" assortment packs as they are just perfect for greeting card making.


Friday, September 30, 2016

Tag time

Here's an awesome image from Ike's Art that I used to create this tag for their current contest over on the Ike's Art World Challenge.  I am using a layer of purple cardstock and some awesome embossed thick plastic as my background.  I think layered it with ink that I let dry for 24 hours.  Then I added my colored image, cardstock sticker and bling and topped it off with some stapled skull ribbon.

Let me also add that Ike's challenge blog has a great Halloween image freebie this week, so drop by over there and download it.  If you are totally loving the image I am using, then go over to Ike's Art Facebook page that you can join and download THIS very image for free.  How awesome is that?  You can find their facebook page HERE.



Thursday, September 29, 2016

I love your smile


Here's the cutest Fluffy Bestie!  Isn't she darling?  This image is Img081.  She's my creation this month for the Addicted to Stamps blog.  I just had to use a yellow polka dot bikini for her with some cute polka dot paper that matches.

I hope you will check out all of Sherri's newest images, esp the Fluffy Besties at her store, My Besties Shop.  We also have a fun challenge blog, the SSS Challenge, with new contests every two weeks.  If you win, you can be our guest designer on the Addicted to Stamps Blog, so please come over and join in with us!

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Trick or Treat!

Here's a classic Simply Betty stamp that I made a fun Halloween card from it.  I haven't been sharing nearly as many Halloween cards this year so I thought I better get on the ball with Halloween only being a month away! 

So, is everyone else making Halloween cards now? if so how many will you make?

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Steampunk Bestie

Here's a fun bestie theme card with a little steampunk.  I just love that she has an octopus as her buddy.  There's a brand new contest starting up at the SSS Challenge blog this week.  It's anything goes and include an animal as the extra twist.  I am using an animal in my image and I also have some fun lace that I got while in Turkiye.

I hope you will drop by the SSS Challenge blog and share your latest Sherri Baldy cards with us.  The winner could be a guest designer on the Addicted to Stamps blog and will win wonderful digi stamps from Sherri!

Cheers, Holley

Monday, September 26, 2016

It's a bird, it's a plane, no, it's super bear!

 Meet Super Bear!  This stamp is a brand new image from Sandra Caldwell today.  It will come out in the Babycakes DND Store on Etsy this morning.  Isn't he SUPER cute? or, as my card says, Super-Huggable?  I am using a cityscape ribbon of Istanbul that I got while in Turkiye as well as some bling that I got in Turkiye.
Here's a wonderful close up of this adorable stamp.
Be sure and check out this plus all the other brand new stamps at Sandra's store in Etsy later today and check out our fun group on Facebook, it's called Sandra Caldwell Stamp Fans!

Cheers, Holley

Sunday, September 25, 2016

I want my mummy!

Here's the cutest card from QKR Stampede called Trick or Treat.  Isn't this the most adorable bear?  You know I am a sucker for Halloween images, this cutie is no exception.  I created this fun card for this week's new challenge at Outlawz Monday greetings (starts tomorrow!)

The theme is Anything Goes, so share your gorgeous cards with us and don't forget to please add a sentiment to the front of your card.  We can't wait to see your creations on Outlawz.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Guest Artist Leanne

Here's a wonderful Thank you card that I received recently from one of the winners (Leanne) of prizes back in Feb.  She lives all the way in Pakistan!  I was so delighted to get this awesome card from her and realized that she used the embossing folder she got to create it.  How wonderful is that?

Thanks so very much for celebrating with me and for your wonderful card.  I hope you will be celebrating with me again this coming year.

Cheers, Holley

Check out more of her work at her blog http://leeartsncrafts.blogspot.com

Friday, September 23, 2016

Dia de los Muertos

Here's an awesome die cut that John bought for me last Christmas. It's a Dia de los Muertos theme skeleton from Penny Black.  You know I love that theme.  I used a pop up card die from Sizzix to create this fun card and some bright and beautiful colors as that is what you would see being used for celebrating Dia De Los Muertos in San Antonio where I grew up.
I hope you have a great weekend.  I can't believe we are almost at the end of September!  Where has this year gone?  I guess being away in Turkiye and then coming home so late in the summer has just made this year so out of season to me. 

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Sweet & Sassy

Here's a fun image from Faery Ink combined with gorgeous papers from Paper Temptress today.  I wanted to use some fun pinks and these cute little roses that I picked up while in Turkiye.  They sure have a lot of different kinds of bling there.

The base of the card is some delicious pink cardstock in a called Pop Tones Razzleberry.  I layered the image on some wonderful Hambly Screenprint called Whimsical, it's a great shimmery brown with pink highlights and in person is just perfect!  I printed out my image using Neenah Solar white classic crest paper.  Finally I added an extra die cut using some Pop Tones Bubblegum pink paper.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Gorjuss Girls

Here's the cutest Gorjuss Girl stamp.  I just love these images (I am sure that was obvious given my blog).  While in Turkiye I was delighted to find a store with a whole bunch of Santoro merchandise.  It's not something we ever see in America as it comes from London.  It's also fairly pricey compared to most other things in Turkiye, but I did buy myself this wonderful wallet with Gorjuss Girls.

This card is using some of the stunning lace that I got while visiting last month.  Makes me wish I could just get on a plane and go back there!

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Spread your wings

Happy Tuesday everyone!  Here's a great image from The East Wind.  I created this card for their current contest, it's called I like to move it, move it.  One of the options to have some type of movement (the birds on my card).  I also had to add a fun sentiment to go with them.

Be sure and check out their current challenge over on the East Wind Challenge blog.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Thankful Wabbit

Here's an adorable new image from Sandra Caldwell of Babycakes Dnd on Etsy.  She will be adding this and many more new images to the store today!  This cutie is called Thankful Wabbit 1037.
Check out several wonderful cards that are created with the new images on Mondays at our facebook page, Sandra Caldwell Stamp Fans.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

My place to shine

Hope you are having a wonderful Sunday.  Here's some cute images from Digistamps 4 Joy.  I made this card for tomorrow's contest on the Outlawz challenge, Monday Greetings.  I hope you will go check it out!  Every design team member will be using these adorable dogs, so you will get to see a whole variety of different cards with this image.

Many blessings to everyone this week.  Check out the Monday Greetings Challenge and then share your card with us!  The theme this week is to use stars, circle and rectangle.

Cheers, Holley

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Pressed Leaves

Here's a couple of beautiful pressed leaves that I was given by a member of my local church. I created these lovely cards which I donated to the church's bazaar that then were sold for a local charity.


Friday, September 16, 2016

The Web Master

Here's a great image that Sandra Caldwell recently came out with for Babycakes DND on Etsy.  He's called 1050 The Web Master.  I thought this card would be perfect around Halloween time.  I got the awesome lace there on my recent trip to Istanbul.  You should see the lace shops there.  WOW. It's shop after shop after shop and some of them are three stories tall.  OH wow.  I will definitely have to share some photos for you guys to check out.  I spent DAYS shopping. It was too much fun.
Hope you adore this cute card, check out all of Sandra's adorable stamps at her Etsy store and then join in our fun at her Facebook group, Sandra Caldwell Stamp Fans.  This cute image was one that I won in a contest she gave for Naming images.

Cheers, Holley

Thursday, September 15, 2016

It's a bonus YSBP Challenge this month!

It's time for a brand new contest over at Your Scrapbook Place Challenge Blog!  Our wonderful sponsor is SheepSki Designs.  This awesome image is called Skully Roses.  I thought it would be awesome around Halloween time.

The current challenge is anything goes and you get an extra entry into the drawing if you share a card using a SheepSki Design image.  We can't wait to see what you have created.

Cheers, Holley

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The Knit Master

Here's an awesome image from SLS Lines, if you like her digi stamps, please drop by her store and grab them quickly as she will stop making digis this month!!  Oh no!  I was so saddened by that as I just love her images.  This fun gal is named The Knit Master.
Check out this and the other fun images at her store, she also has some fun coloring books and clipart sets available.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Fall Friendship

Happy Tuesday everyone!  Here's a fun Bestie card today that I created for the current challenge on the SSS Challenge blog.  The current challenge is ANYTHING Goes!!  We can't wait to see all of your wonderful Bestie cards, so please come by and share with us.
This great image is Img 070.  You can find her and lots of other wonderful works from Sherri in her store My Besties Shop (Click here).

Monday, September 12, 2016

Mr & Mrs Leap

 Here's a fun new image from artist Sandra Caldwell of Babycakes DND on Etsy. This adorable image is called Mr & Mrs Leap. It will be added to her Etsy store Today!!  Woo Hoo.  How cute would this be for an anniversary or a wedding card?
Here's a closeup of this cute image:
Drop by our group on Facebook, Sandra Caldwell Stamp Fans where you can join in our contests, see all sorts of cards and creations using Sandra's images and chat with other card makers!