Saturday, June 10, 2023

Happy Anniversary Card

Happy Saturday!
It's time for this week's

The theme is always

 My DT card for this week was created with a "Birds & Flowers" theme.
This sweet image was colored with Castle Arts Pasteltint Pencils and
fussy cut. It was popped with foam tape onto a layered scallop circle frame.
The background is comprised of 2 patterned papers from
I printed one of the sentiments from Love Birds Greetings Valentine and fussy cut.
My little flower embellishment is from the Rose Budd Craft Download Collection.

I'm looking forward to seeing your projects entered into the challenge!

Have a great weekend!

Linking up to:
Crafty Animals - ATG w/animals
Creations in Pink - ATG mainly pink
Critter Crazy Challenge - ATG w/featured critter

Thursday, June 8, 2023

Cafe Elements

Hello there!
Today I'm sharing some cards I created for

These were made using one of this month New Release sets.

When you purchase this digital set, you will receive a zip file containing:
- 14 black and white line drawings
- 14 full colour images
- 6 word images / sentiments
- 7 digital papers
- 3 card toppers

This is a fabulous set that can be used for any occasion and
the patterned papers are beautiful!
The coffee cup, cupcake and macaroon were colored with Castle Arts Pencils.
They were fussy cut and added to die cuts and 3 of the digital papers
included in the set. I printed the sentiment, also from the set, onto
a strip of colored card stock. The coffee beans were printed and fussy cut.
I added 3 pearls for embellishment.

I colored the digis for this card with Spectrum Noir markers and fussy cut.
I used one of the patterned papers and printed the sentiment on white card stock.
A flourish was die cut and added behind the coffee cup.

I colored with Castle Arts Pencils and fussy cut the coffee cup and macaroons.
Two patterned papers were used for the background.
I inked the bottom of the white rectangle.
The sentiment was printed and cut into a banner shape.
Three banners were cut and added with a button and twine.
3 coffee beans were fussy cut and added.

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Monday, June 5, 2023

Coordinating Card and Envelope

Do you decorate your envelopes to coordinate with your handmade cards?

Hey there! Today I’m sharing a coordinated card and envelope project I created for CutCardStock.

I have to admit I don't usually decorate my envelopes. But, it does add something special to a plain envelope. And, there are many different ways to dress up your envelopes. Mine here was done with stamping, but you can also stencil or dry emboss.


I started by stamping with 2 stamps that work well together. The violin and sentiment are stamped on a piece of 4 x 5 1/4 Cougar White Smooth Card Stock. A Leader Opaque 5 1/2 Bar Envelope was stamped with the rose/music staff stamp. I used a Black Noir Finesse Ink Pad from Crafter’s Companion.


Both images were colored with Castle Arts Pencils.

Envelope Liner

I decided to add an envelope liner using a piece of pretty patterned paper from my scraps.

The liner piece was trimmed to 5 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. This will leave the gummed area of the envelope flap uncovered.

Slip the liner into the envelope and fold down the flap to create a crease on the liner paper. I marked the center of the top of the liner and trimmed from that point down to the crease on the outside edges.

Place the liner in the envelope and adhere the top to the flap.


Using Basis RED 80lb Card Stock, I cut a 4 1/2 x 11 inch piece and scored at 5 1/2 inches to create a top folding A2 card base. The violin piece was centered and adhered to the base.

I decided to stamp the outside of the envelope flap with another stamp.

The card fits nicely inside the envelope.

I'm loving the way this turned out and think I will have to start adding something a little extra to my plain envelopes more often.

We would love for you to connect with us over on the CutCardStock Facebook Page and the Facebook Group Creating with Card Stock for more inspiration.

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Sunday, June 4, 2023

Young Fairy by Julia Spiri

Hi there!
I'm excited to have been invited to collaborate with

Her art is beautiful and absolutely some of my favorite to color.

The first digital image I chose to work with is

This is a beautiful fantasy girl portrait with flowers grayscale coloring page.
When you purchase the image
Instant Download, 3 JREG, high resolution 300 dpi, A4:
- Grayscale dark
- Grayscale light
- Sepia tone

I colored this beauty with Castle Arts Soft Touch and Pasteltint Pencils.
Although the image is perfect on it's own and would be beautiful simply framed,
I decided to create a card with it.

I fussy cut the image before popping with foam tape to the card.
The card base is comprised of a glitter paper and 2 pieces of
patterned papers from a 12 x 12 paper pad from Recollections.
The inspirational sentiment was stamped with Versamark ink and
embossed with a pearlized embossing powder from Stampendous.
Glitter dots in 2 sizes were added for embellishment.
Not a lot of embellishment is needed.

Check out this digital image/coloring page and the others available at

Use the coupon code below for a 10% discount.

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Friday, June 2, 2023

Conie Fong Art & Design Fairies

Happy Friday!
Today we are showcasing projects with fairies for

There are 3 versions of this fairy in Conie's Etsy Shop, this one and 2 with crystals.

I colored the fairy and butterfly digi with pencils and fussy cut.
Some glitter glue and glitter gel pen were also used.
My card background is one I created a while ago for
another project but ended up not using it as I was not
completely happy with it, but quite liked when I added the fairy.
I'm sure I'm not the only one that has done this, ie
created something, wasn't pleased with it and kept it.
Perhaps this is a testimonial for not throwing away those things
we are not liking at the moment we initially finish them!

The die cut sentiment and stamped, embossed and die cut border were
achieved with products from Crafter's Companion.
 Pearls were added to the flower centers and left side the card.

Be sure and check out the other fairy projects from the DT over on Facebook in the

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Thursday, June 1, 2023

Challenge #8 Morgan's ArtWorld

Happy June 1st!
I swear I can not keep up with how fast this year is sailing by!
My mother always told me that the older you get,
the faster time goes by.
And, now, I truly agree.

Anyway, the first day of the month always
brings on a new challenge at
It's always an Anything Goes theme and you get the chance to win 
some beautiful digital images if you join us.


My DT card was created with

I colored this pretty digital stamp with Prismacolor Pencils and fussy cut.
The back ground is comprised of fussy cut pieces of a patterned paper from Recollections.
The sentiment was stamped and fussy cut as well.

I hope you join us this month!

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Come along and join Morgan's Artworld Facebook Group.

You can join Facebook Group on this Link HERE! 

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Saturday, May 27, 2023

Happy Father’s Day Card

Hi there!
It's time for this week's 

The challenge theme is
Anything Goes.

It's all about cards for Father's Day for my DT card this week!
I have used 2 clear stamp sets to create my DT card.
The focal image was stamped from the
I colored with Castle Arts Pencils and added some stickles.
This piece was die cut and matted.
I used the Greatest Guy 4 x 4" Stamp Set for the
"Happy Father's Day" sentiment.
The patterned paper used is from
3 enamel triangles were added to embellish.

I hope you'll join us!

Linking up to:
Krafty Chicks Challenge - All Occasions
Try it on Tuesday - Keep it Simple

Friday, May 26, 2023

Sophie and Puppy

Happy Friday!
I'm posting with some inspiration from

I've had this adorable digi for a while and thought it
was time to color her up and make a card.

I made a 5 x 7 inch card base and covered the front with
a bright purple card stock. 3 patterned digital papers were
cut into strips and layered on top.
I colored Sophie and her puppy with Prismacolor pencils and fussy cut.
They are popped with foam tape onto a matted rectangle that
was stenciled and inked. A white fence was die cut along with
some mini flowers and foliage and added the card.
I also die cut "Friend".

Check out this cutie and all the other digis available at

And don't miss out on more inspiration over on Facebook

I appreciate you stopping by!
Have a great day!


Linking up to:
Crafty Catz Challenge - ATG w/option add flowers
Daisy Chain Challenge - For the Girls

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Chibi Italian Brother L

Hello there! Today I'm posting for Stampers Delights.

The card I'm sharing was created with one of the "Italian Brothers" digital stamp sets which are exclusive to members of the Digital Stamp and Coloring Club and the Digital Art VIP Club

I colored 2 of the digis with pencils and fussy cut. The third digi used, the bricks, were printed on orange card stock. The grout was colored in with a marker.

Clouds were die cut and adhered to the blue inked background and a sentiment was stamped. I added a die cut border near the bottom of the card.

Check out the Digital Stamp and Coloring Club.
Creative Community
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  • Exclusive Yearly Theme: This year is Alice in Wonderland. See all your favourite characters come to life within chibi/anime style.

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  • 3-4 Colouring pages.

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  • Supportive community.

  • Behind the scenes.

  • Work in progress & sneak peeks.

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  •  This beautiful classic story to life in chibi/anime art style.


Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Just Do Nothing Noodle Panda

Just Do Nothing Today

That's exactly how I feel today.
How about you?
Do you have those days too?
I'm sure you do. I think most of us do.

But I thought I could at least put a quick post together sharing one of the 
"Noodle Panda" cards I've put together for Polkadoodles.

This sweet little guy was colored with Prismacolor Pencils and fussy cut.
I put my background together with 2 patterned papers and hand cut banners.
A circle frame was die cut to pop Noodle on to.
The sentiment was printed and trimmed into a banner.
I added 3 glitter dots for embellishment.

Great deals can be had on this new collection by using code
NOODLE35 for a limited time.

If you're not into pandas and find other Polkadoodles items you'd like
use code JUDY-10 for 10% off your entire purchase.
(These codes can not be combined)

I appreciate you stopping by!

Linking up to:
Cutie Pie Challenge - Four Legged Friends
Crafty Animals - ATG w/animals
Critter Crazy Challenge - ATG w/featured Critter

Sunday, May 21, 2023

Noodle Panda Cuties

Happy Sunday!
I hope you're all having a fabulous weekend!

I'm popping in to share another card created with new products from

I have used
from the new

I colored these cuties with Prismacolor Pencils and fussy cut before
placing them on my stenciled and die cut background.
The patterned paper is part of the collection
The sentiment came from

This is a great collection that can be purchased individually or 
in a variety of available sets.
Check them out!
They are so cute and appropriate for any occasion!

Thanks for stopping by!

Linking up to:
Crafty Catz - ATG/Option Twist Summer
Crafty Animals - ATG w/animals
Critter Crazy Challenge - ATG w/featured critter
Stamping Sensations - ATG with option to add a stencil
Crafty Calendar Challenge - Anything but Square

Saturday, May 20, 2023

Art Deco Card

Hey there! Today I’m excited to share an art deco card project with you today! I’ve used four fabulous card stocks from CutCardStock with four dies, an embossing folder, 2 stamps, pencil colors, glitter gel pens and gilding wax. Put them all together and you get a beautiful card. Well, I think it’s beautiful! I love the way it turned out!

Card Base

Starting with a 5 1/2 x 11 inch piece of Black DCS Discount Card Stock I made an easel style card base.

Score at 2 3/4 and 5 1/2 inches along the 11 inch side and fold on each score line as seen below.

Creating the Fan

To create the “fan” I cut 5 pieces of Black DCS Discount Card Stock. The center piece measures 2 x 5 1/2 inches. Cut 4 pieces to 1 x 5 1/2 inches. I die cut the top edge of each piece.

Using DCS Gold GLITTER Heavyweight Discount Card Stock, cut 1 piece to 1 7/8 x 5 3/8 inches. Cut 4 pieces 7/8 x 5 3/8 inches. With Stardream Metallic SILVER 105 lb Card Stock, cut 1 piece 1 3/4 x 5 1/8 inches and 4 pieces 3/4 x 5 1/8 inches.

Next I ran the silver pieces through an embossing folder and added gold gilding wax to the raised areas with a dried baby wipe.

Layer the black, gold and silver pieces. Take the largest piece and adhere 2 of the smaller pieces on each side at an angle to form a “fan” shape. Cut the bottom edge straight across.

Card Assembly

I cut 2 pieces of the gold glitter card to 1 3/4 x 2 5/8 inches and 2 pieces of the metallic silver to 1 5/8 x 2 1/2 inches. Layer these and adhere to the outside and lower edge of the card front, leaving a narrow edge of the black showing. The fan piece is adhered to the center of the card front.

I layered a piece of gold glitter card measuring 5 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches with a piece ofCougar White Smooth Card Stock cut to 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches. Add these to the inside leaving a narrow black border.

A stop is needed on the inside of the card base to form the easel. I cut pieces of the black, gold and silver card stocks. The black piece was die cut on one edge with a die coordinating with the dies used for the fan. The sentiment was die cut out of black card.

To create the focal and some embellishment, I stamped a “Roaring Twenties” themed lady and feathers on Cougar White Smooth Card Stock. These were colored with Castle Arts Pencils and glitter gel pens and fussy cut.


The pieces for the stop were layered and adhered with foam tape to the inside of the card. I added the feathers on either side. My lady was adhered with foam tape to the fan. A few pearls were added to complete my design.

I hope I’ve provided a little inspiration with my Art Deco Card project!

We would love for you to connect with us over on the CutCardStock Facebook Page and the Facebook Group Creating with Card Stock for more inspiration.

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