Tuesday, July 31, 2012

JUST DUCKY

Come play in Can You Digi It?
BIRD IS THE WORD


I took inspiration from the bottom left corner in sketch and multiple birds. I used the digital image DUCK SILHOUETTES by Annie J Designs for Can You Digi It?

RECIPE:
STAMPS:Duck Silhouettes designed by Annie J Designs for Can You Digi It?
PAPER:White (Papertrey Ink)
INK:Printer
ACCESSORIES:Dimensional tape
TECHNIQUES:Digital

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Monday, July 30, 2012

TWEET TENT CARD

I'm playing in today's CAS181 challenge on SCS to make a tent card or tent topper card.
I chose to make a tent card.

I used my digi that I designed for Clear Dollar Stamps

RECIPE:
STAMPS:Tweet Houses Digi (Clear Dollar Stamps)
PAPER:Kraft, White (Papertrey Ink), Summer Days (Echo Park)
INK:Printer, Tim Holtz Distress Ink Walnut Stain, Copics N4, N7, N10, YR23, Y17, Y21, YR02, YR04, YR07
ACCESSORIES:1/16 hole punch, Scotch dimensional tape, Cuttlebug, CB Distressed Stripes Embossing Folder, Tim Holtz Blender Tool, jump rings, Spellbinders circles nestabilities dies
TECHNIQUES:Tent Card, Dry Embossing, Sponging

THANKS FOR VISITING. ENJOY YOUR DAY!


Sunday, July 29, 2012

BUTTON FLOWERS

More Dare To Get Dirty Challenges. 
This first card is for Vicki's challenge today. 

Come play with us........all the info HERE.
How to become an SCS Fan Club Member HERE.

I used the BLESS MY BLOOMERS digi from CLEAR DOLLAR STAMPS.
I printed my image and sentiment onto my card base. I colored my image then sewed on Basic Grey buttons. 

RECIPE:
STAMPS:Bless My Bloomers Digi (Clear Dollar Stamps)
PAPER:White (Papertrey Ink)
INK:Printer, Copics YR02, YR04, YR07, R20, R22, R43, YG21, YG23, YG25, B00, B01, B04, Y17, Y35, Y21, G05, G09, G14
ACCESSORIES:Basic Grey Buttons, Needle, Thread, Paper Piercer and mat (We R Memory Keepers)
TECHNIQUES:OLC


This one is for Jessica's DARE TO GET DIRTY challenge today.
I made my own spool and added a piece of dp then embossed it. 
The sentiment is computer generated.

RECIPE:
STAMPS:None, computer generated sentiment
PAPER:White, Kraft (Papertrey Ink), Serendipity (Basic Grey)
INK:Printer, Tim Holtz Distress Ink Walnut Stain
ACCESSORIES:Cuttlebug, CB Distressed Stripes Embossing Folder, Needle, Thread, Zip Dots, Paper Piercer and Mat (We R Memory Keepers)
TECHNIQUES:Dry Embossing, Stitching

THANKS FOR VISITING. ENJOY YOUR DAY!

Saturday, July 28, 2012

BERRY FUNNY

Challenges begin today on Splitcoaststampers.  Info on how to become an SCS Fan Club Member HERE.

I am so happy to be a DTGD Challenge Hostess this year. This card is for my challenge. Come play with us all week long. There are a few challenges every day and an opportunity for awesome prizes. 

I used my digi
 that I designed for Clear Dollar Stamps


RECIPE:
STAMP:Berry Fun Digi (Clear Dollar Stamps)
PAPER:White (Papertrey Ink), Summer Days (Echo Park)
INK:Printer
ACCESSORIES:Twine (Doodlebug Designs)
TECHNIQUES: Paper Piecing, Shape Card, CAS


Here is another DTGD challenge card and for Hambo Hoedown 75. 
I made this for Stacy's challenge. 

Isn't this image adorable?  
I got it for playing in the Hambo Hoedown last week. 
You can find all the details on how to play in the Hambo Hoedown HERE.
This adorable digi is called 

This week's Hambo Challenge is to use polka dots. I wanted my dots to be my focal point so I printed out my clown, cut around him and cropped and popped up on my Kraft card.  I  printed the tie only onto a scrap of paper for my dots, cut out and popped up.  On  my card I printed out the sentiment only  first.  I just love this cute image. 

RECIPE:
STAMP:Clown Shoes - Digital  Image by Hambo Stamps
PAPER:Kraft, White (Papertrey Ink)
INK:Printer
ACCESSORIES:Scotch Dimensional Tape
TECHNIQUES:CAS, Paper Piecing

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Saturday, July 21, 2012

BOO

I am playing in two challenges today. 
First this card is for this week's CAS-ual Friday's Challenge
 I made a fun Halloween card. I'm actually early for something. Hee. 
My sentiment is from the Paper Smooches set ALPHADOT. 
I heat embossed my sentiment and put small googley eyes in the center of the O's. 
After I knotted my ribbon I attached three jump rings to my tag and safety pin. I love the interactive dangling element. 

Second challenge is today's Inspiration challenge on SCS.
I took my inspiration from this vintage box of crayons from the site RELLIQUE 
I was inspired to use a black base like the tin box and a thick band of color like the yellow at the top. With this being in the toy section....I added a interactive and fun hanging tag. 

RECIPE:
STAMPS:Alphadot (Paper Smooches)
PAPER:True Black (Papertrey Ink)
INK:Versafine Onyx Black
ACCESSORIES:Heat Tool, Ribbon, Safety Pin (JoAnn Scrap Essentials), Jump Rings, 1/8 circle punch, Fiskars small tag punch, Clear Embossing Powder, Anti Static Pouch
TECHNIQUES: Heat Embossing

THANK YOU FOR VISITING. ENJOY YOUR DAY!


Friday, July 20, 2012

CLEARLY ICE CREAM

Come play with us in the third Friday
Clearly Inspired Challenge

Are there prizes? You bet...........see all challenge details on the Clear Dollar Stamps Blog.

For my sample I made a clear card using clear cardstock (acetate). 
I used my July Feature Digi 
 RECIPE:
STAMPS:Scoops July Feature Digi (Clear Dollar Stamps)
PAPER:Clear Cardstock, White Cardstock, True Black (Papertrey Ink), Summer Days (Echo Park), Out Of Print (Basic Grey)
INK:Printer, Copics: C1, C3, C5, N4, N7, N10, B000, RV21, RV23, RV25, E53, E31
ACCESSORIES:Paper Piercer and Mat (We R Memory Keepers), Needle, Thread, Screw Brads, Dimensional Glaze, Dimensional Tape, Score Tape, Cuttlebug, CB Embossing Folder Houndstooth
Techniques:Stitching, Dry Embossing, Clear Card

THANK YOU FOR VISITING. ENJOY YOUR DAY! 



Thursday, July 19, 2012

July Blog Hop WINNER

Thank you everyone who participated in our Blog Hop last Sunday.
Now to announce our winner.....
Congratulations Trish.  You'll find all your contact info to claim your price on 


SUNGLASSES AT NIGHT

This is for two challenges today.  
Have you checked out the Hambo Stamps Challenge Hambo Hoedown? 
Oh you should.........I played last week, followed their guidelines and was emailed this fantastic digi just for playing.

You can read the challenge info and guidelines HERE.

This week's Hambo Challenge is to use punches. I used my large corner punch and my Martha Stewart photo corner punch.   I separated my images in publisher and paper pieced my glasses and placed the sentiments in the lenses. I love this sentiment.

The sentiment on my card says (since it is hard to see...you can click to see a larger image)
I WEAR MY SUNGLASSES AT NIGHT....
MAINLY BECAUSE I FORGET THEY ARE STILL ON MY HEAD!

You can purchase this SUNGLASSES - digital image by Hambo Stamps in their store. 

This card is also for  today's Ways you can use it challenge on SCS....HIT THE BEACH.  My beach item is sunglasses. Do you go to the beach without your sunglasses?  Do you wear them at night? Hee.  I got my corners inspiration from a card I saw in this month's Paper Crafts Magazine. 

RECIPE:
STAMPS:Sunglasses - digital image by Hambo Stamps
PAPER:Kraft, White (Papertrey Ink), Lauderdale (Basic Grey)
INK:Printer
ACCESSORIES:Dimensionals, Large round corner punch, Martha Stewart Photo Corner Punch, Mini brads
TECHNIQUE: Paper piecing, punches, digital image

THANK YOU FOR VISITING. ENJOY YOUR DAY.





Tuesday, July 17, 2012

JULY DIGI RELEASES

INTRODUCING JULY DIGI RELEASES 
from Clear Dollar Stamps

You can see the full reveal of all the new releases 


First I'll start with my new July digis:


My first digi people. Did you notice they are stick people?
Thus the name Ice Cream STICKS. Hee. 

RECIPE:
STAMPS:Ice Cream Sticks Digital Image (Clear Dollar Stamps)
PAPER:White Cardstock, Kraft, True Black (Papertrey Ink), Serendipity (Basic Grey)
INK:Printer, Copics: R22, R24, R29, E31, E35, E37, YR23, Y17, Y21, R20, R43, E53, E79, E47, E25, E000, E00, E11
ACCESSORIES:Cuttlebug, CB Embossing folder Houndstooth, Tiny Bubbles, Sizzix Embossing Folder Plaid, Dimensional Glaze, Dimensional Tape, Hexagon Die Set (Clear And Simple Stamps)
TECHNIQUES: Paper Piecing, Copic Coloring, Digi




RECIPE:
STAMPS:Cherries On Top digital image (Clear Dollar Stamps)
PAPER:White Cardstock, True Black (Papertrey Ink), Picadilly (Basic Grey)
INK:Printer
ACCESSORIES:Paper Crimper, Dimensional Tape, Cuttlebug, DB Embossing Folder Houndstooth, Paper Piercer and Mat (We R Memory Keepers), Needle, Thread
TECHNIQUES: Dry Embossing, Stitching, Paper Tole, Paper Piecing, Digi


 Here I used the new July digi


I used Publisher to change the color of my image and place my sentiment.

RECIPE:
STAMPS:Scripture Children Digital Image (Clear Dollar Stamps)
PAPER:White Cardstock, True Black (Papertrey Ink)
INK:Printer
ACCESSORIES:Dimensional Tape, Micro brads (Recollections from Michaels)
TECHNIQUES: Change Color of Digi, Digi


Be sure to check out what awesome creations the rest of the Design Team has for you:








AT SEA

Come play in CAN YOU DIGI IT?
DAY AT THE BEACH


I used this adorable digital image EMMA & EDWARD AT SEA by LilyPink Designs for Can You Digi It?
and 
DASHED RIBBONS by Striped Elephants for Can You Digi It?

I also made this card for this week's 
 To use strips of cardstock/patterened paper on your card. 
I used color digital ribbons for my strips printed on my card.

RECIPE:
STAMPS:Emma & Edward At Sea by LilyPink Designs for Can You Digi It? and Dashed Ribbons by Striped Elephants for Can You Digi It?
PAPER:White (papertrey ink)
INK:Printer, Copics: E31, E35, E37, E11, E00, E000, N4, N7, N10, R43, R22, R20, BG000, BG01, BG05, Y17, YR23, YR21, YR09, YR07, YR04
ACCESSORIES:Paper Piercer and Mat (We R Memory Keepers), Dimensional Tape, Needle, Thread, score tape
TECHNIQUES:Stitching, Digi, Paper Tole

THANK YOU FOR VISITING. ENJOY YOUR DAY!




Sunday, July 15, 2012

JULY BLOG HOP SUMMER SCOOPS

Welcome to Clear Dollar Stamps
July Blog Hop
THE BRIGHT COLORS OF SUMMER




Come hop with us today for a chance to win a $25 Gift Certificate to use to purchase digital stamps from Clear Dollar Stamps.


You should have come from VICKIE'S BLOG. If not then you'll want to start at the beginning on the Clear Dollar Stamps BlogAfter my blog hop on over to JERUSHA'S BLOG.

On my blog hop sample I used the July Feature Digi designed by me


 
I used one marker to color each scoop with Copics and one for the cones then used Diamond stickles then after they were dry applied Dimensional Glaze. Simple just timely to wait for the drying process.  Note: use strips of dimensional tape to straighten paper out.........because it warps from the glazes!

RECIPE:
STAMPS:Scoops July Feature Digi (Clear Dollar Stamps)
PAPER:White (Papertrey Ink)
INK:Printer, Copics E53, RV14, YR04, Y35, YG25, BG05
ACCESSORIES:Dimensional Glaze, Diamond Stickles (RAK from K), Dimensional Tape

THANK YOU FOR VISITING. REMEMBER TO HOP ON OVER TO JERUSHA'S BLOG.


Saturday, July 14, 2012

TALL BIRTHDAY FOR JUDY


I've been wanting to play in the 
Hambo Hoedown challenges for awhile now since my friend Kris told me about it. She is now a bacon bit on the DT. 

This week's Hambo Hoedown Challenge is ....That's A Tall Order...to make a TALL card.  This card is for Judy Rozema. Happy birthday Judy. I made a 9 x 4 TALL card for this challenge. I love this digi:
LAUGHING from Hambo Stamps.

RECIPE:
STAMPS:Laughing digi (Hambo Stamps)
PAPER:True Black, White , Kraft (Papertrey Ink)
INK:Printer, Copics: E11, E00, E000, R20, R22, R43, N4, N7, N10, C5, C3, C1, Y17, YR31, Y35, E29, E79, E25, V04, V06, V09, YR04, YR07, YR09, YR02, BG05, BG01, BG000

THANK YOU FOR VISITING. ENJOY YOUR DAY!

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Sky's The Limit CYDI

I'm a Guest Designer this month for 
Today is the debut of a brand new artist Mike Eustis
You can see his digis on the CYDI blog.

I took inspiration for my layout from THIS card by Kittie aka kittie747.

RECIPE:
STAMPS:Preview digi by Mike Eustis (Can You Digi It)
PAPER:White, Kraft (Papertrey Ink), Oxford (Basic Grey)
INK:Printer, Copics: YR31, Y38, YG23,, N4, R46
ACCESSORIES:Divine Twine, Wood button, Fiskars small tag punch, Cuttlebug, Spellbinders postage stamp nestabilities, CB Houndstooth embossing folder, Chalk, Zip Dots (RAK)
TECHNIQUES:Dry Embossing, Chalk, Digi

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Monday, July 9, 2012

HOPPY PRINCE

This is my card for two of my favorite challenges: 
First, this is for today's Clean And Simple Challenge....Fairy Tales on Splitcoaststampers. 
I used this adorable Digi designed by Deedee Anderson for Clear Dollar Stamps
Then I made my card base in the shape of a castle turret. 

Second, this is for this week's CAS-ual Friday's #60 Challenge....Text Me. 
 For my text, I used the Cuttlebug Script embossing folder to emboss my castle bricks.

RECIPE:
STAMPS:Hoppily Ever After Digi (Clear Dollar Stamps)
PAPER:White (papertrey ink), Smoke Stack, Lime Juice (Clear Dollar Stamps)
INK:Printer, Copics YR23, YR31, Y17, YG23, YG25, YG21, R22, R24, R29, YR09, YR07, YR04, YR02
ACCESSORIES:Helmar Zap Dots (RAK), Cuttlebug, CB Script Embossing Folder, Martha Stewart Grass Punch
TECHNIQUE:Dry Embossing, Shape Card, Digi

THANK YOU FOR VISITING. ENJOY YOUR DAY!



Sunday, July 8, 2012

Chocolate for Debbie

My sweet friend Debbie aka swldebbie is today's 

I cased THIS awesome card of Debbie's.

My Changes:
Made my squares chocolate squares
Used the 8th with my sentiment
Used one crystal sticker

I used the stamp
from Clear Dollar Stamps

RECIPE:
STAMPS:Chocoholic (Clear Dollar Stamps)
PAPER:Whtie (Papertrey Ink), Hot Cocoa (Clear Dollar Stamps)
INK:Versafine Onyx Black
ACCESSORIES:Crystal Stickers, SU Scallop Punch, Dimensional Tape


THANK YOU FOR VISITING. ENJOY YOUR DAY!



Friday, July 6, 2012

GET WELL SCOOP

Have you ever played in the 

There are two a month...the first and third Friday of each month.  There is always a feature digi to be won as a prize as well as available for purchase at the same time if you want to use it for the challenges. Plus you can win a $10 CDS gift certificate to purchase digital images from the CDS store. 
Come play with us!

It's time for the first Friday's CIC.....SOME LIKE IT HOT.  What is better in hot weather than to cool down with a yummy ice cream cone!  

I used the July Feature Digi (designed by me) for Clear Dollar Stamps


RECIPE:
STAMPS:Scoops July Feature Digi (Clear Dollar Stamps)
PAPER:True Black, Kraft (Papertrey Ink), Lost and Found Rosey (MME)
INK:Printer, Tim Holtz Distress Ink Walnut Stain
ACCESSORIES:Tim Holtz Blender Tool, Dimensional tape, Mini Brads (making Memories), Tag Corner Punch (SU)
TECHNIQUES:Paper Piecing, Digi

THANK YOU FOR VISITING. ENJOY YOUR DAY!



Thursday, July 5, 2012

JULY FEATURE DIGI SNEAK PEEK

I'm giving you a sneak peek at my July Feature Digi SCOOPS
I designed for Clear Dollar Stamps. It will be in the store tomorrow and is a prize in this month's CIC challenges.

Today's Queen For The Day on Splitcoaststampers is Angela Maine aka Arizona Maine.

I cased THIS fun card of Angela's

Changes I made:
Pink base
paper pieced ice cream scoop
added twine and tag sentiment
embossed bottom of base and cone

RECIPE:
STAMPS:Scoops July Feature Digi (Clear Dollar Stamps)
PAPER:Berry Blast (Clear Dollar Stamps), Kraft, White (Papertrey ink), Summer Days (Echo Park)
INK:Printer
ACCESSORIES:Dimensional tape, Divine Twine, 1/8: hole punch, 1 1/4 square punch, Cuttlebug, CB Argyle embossing folder, Sizzix Plaid embossing folder
TECHNIQUES:Dry Embossing, Paper Piecing, Digi

THANK YOU FOR VISITING. ENJOY YOUR DAY!


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