Monday, February 27, 2012

Meljen's Sneak Peek

Designed by Sprytebyrd on Monday, February 27, 2012 3 stamps of approval

It's new release week at Meljen's Designs and I am kicking off the previews with a card that I made using the brand new Fancy Swirls Peacock image!

She will be available to purchase in the Meljen's Shop on Friday, March 2nd!

Check out the Meljen's Design Team Blog every day this week to see a new card featuring one of the 7 new release images!

Thanks for stopping by!


Sunday, February 26, 2012

Stamptacular Photo Inspiration

Designed by Sprytebyrd on Sunday, February 26, 2012 0 stamps of approval
We've got a beautiful photo to inspire you this week from Stamptacular Sunday!

I've had this stamp for I don't know how long.. it's been sitting in one of my shadow boxes on the wall of my craft room and I barely ever use it!  Our photo inspired me to dust it off and ink it up!

Pretty, isn't it?

Come play along - we've got a prize from Marianne Design for you this week!

See you soon!

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Meljen's Buttons

Designed by Sprytebyrd on Thursday, February 23, 2012 2 stamps of approval
I've been a day behind all week!  I was typing up the challenge post for Meljen's Designs and realized that I hadn't made a card myself yet!  LOL!  So, I run downstairs and put together this fun birthday card.  I never seem to have enough birthday cards and no matter how hard I try to get ahead of the game, I still seem to never have one when I need one!  So, here's another one to add to my stash, and I don't think it will be hanging around too long!

Our theme at Meljen's Designs this week is BUTTONS!

This is Whacky Hat Cat - available only through the Meljen's Designs shop

We've got 3 prizes to give away every week at Meljen's Designs, so come play along - just remember to use a Meljen's image!

Have fun and Happy Stamping!

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Charming Canary Love

Designed by Sprytebyrd on Sunday, February 19, 2012 5 stamps of approval
At Stamptacular Sunday, our new challenge for you is so CHARMing!

Create a card or project that has a charm somewhere in sight! Oh…and don’t forget to stamp! After all, we don’t call this STAMPtacular for nothing!

I was so excited to color this new Saturated Canary image as soon as I received it and I thought this beautiful birdcage paper was just perfect for it!  I've had the little birdhouse charm for so long and I thought it would match wonderfully as well!  I'm really happy with this card!

We are sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps this week, so be sure to come play along for a chance to win a fabulous prize of 7 FREE DIGIS!  WoW!

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Little Goth Girl & Party Invitations

Designed by Sprytebyrd on Saturday, February 18, 2012 0 stamps of approval

I needed to make a very quick birthday card for a friend's daughter yesterday.  Not that I didn't have advance notice of her birthday party, but because I was SO busy making the 40 invitations for the birthday party, I kind of forgot about her actual card!

She had a Monster High themed party, so I chose to use the Little Goth Girl and Skully image from Meljen's Designs.  Because my daughter was giving this card, she chose the ribbon and the ribbon slide.

The little girl who received this card is a big fan of my work :) and she just loved this card!  She also loved the invitations that I made for her party

Here are the cards in progress... I had to hand colo the pink strips, because I couldn't find the right paper!  Lots of cutting and coloring, but they were a big hit!

Friday, February 17, 2012

Card Makin' Mamas Birthday Challenge

Designed by Sprytebyrd on Friday, February 17, 2012 0 stamps of approval
We're celebrating Birthdays at Card Makin' Mamas this week!

Our wonderful sponsor - our very own Lizzie - has provided us with some adorable images and you can win them, too!!

So simple, just create a birthday card!

I've used Lizzie's Make A Wish Candles and sentiment.  I printed the sentiment on top of some Echo Park digital paper, one of the things I LOVE about Lizzie's designs is the bold lines, making it so nice to print on patterned paper - the sentiment doesn't get lost among all the dots!

Have Fun and I hope you get a chance to play in our challenge!


Sunday, February 12, 2012

Silly Valentine

Designed by Sprytebyrd on Sunday, February 12, 2012 10 stamps of approval
Our Stamptacular Sunday challenge this week is

Pearls and Lace

Since we're sponsored by Meljen's Designs, I obviously wanted to use one of Melissa's fabulous images, and I ended up using two of them!

There are some days when I think that I'm just in too weird of a mood to be in my craft room... this was one of those day!  LOL!

Also, on rare occasions, I sell a card the same day I make it!  This one is already sold and I know that my friends Hubby will get a kick out of it on Valentine's Day!  :)

Come play along with us for a chance to win 4 images from Meljen's Designs OR a $10 Gift Certificate from Dude Time Doodles!  Just use Pearls and Lace and you're in it to win it!  Good Luck and Have Fun!!


Sunday, February 5, 2012

Stamptacular Sunday #150

Designed by Sprytebyrd on Sunday, February 05, 2012 0 stamps of approval
This weeks challenge at Stamptacular Sunday is a Valentine Color challenge!

I've gone "old school" and not used digi images this week!  Amazing, right?  I know!  These stamps are all from Kraftin' Kimmie, but I couldn't find them on the website, so maybe they're retired?

Colored with Copics, layered on Echo Park paper, some iRock hearts and a Spellbinders die.

Here are the colors we would like to see this week:

We are sponsored by DELICIOUS DOODLES with a prize of 4 free digis to our random winner!

Have fun!

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Stamptacular Sunday

Designed by Sprytebyrd on Wednesday, February 01, 2012 3 stamps of approval
Eeek!  How, oh how did I let the days go by without posting my card for Stamptacular Sunday??  Sheesh, here it is Tuesday and I'm just now posting!  So sorry for being late!

Our challenge this week is Diamonds or Pearls
For this weeks challenge you will create a card or project that includes either diamond like rhinestones or pearls! Tell us whether you prefer diamonds or pearls in your post and we’ll enter your name into our drawing TWICE! Oh…and don’t forget to stamp! After all, we don’t call this STAMPtacular for nothing!

I've used Pearls and the Queen of Hearts image from Saturated Canary

We're sponsored by Scrapper's Delight this week - come play along, we'd love to see you!



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