Thursday, January 31, 2013

Love Me a Cowboy

Hi Everyone,

So how are y'all doing? Life is good here. Getting ready to go out to Las Angeles, CA next month. My husband has a conference out there and I am going along for the ride. Never been to LA so looking forward to it. If there is something, I should definitely see while there let met know, I would love to hear your experiences.

Speaking of next month, I guess that officially is tomorrow. Yes we made it through January, not too bad, now to get through February, the next snowiest month. Just that much closer to spring!

So for my card today, it may not be everyone's idea of a great card, but I don't believe it is offensive, just not everyone's cup of tea. As for me, I think it is awesome hehe. But my sense of humor and adventure may be different than yours!

I used a Kenny K image and the sentiment is from Inkadinkadoo. Let me know what you think.

I am entering this incredibly good looking card (hehe) in the following challenges:

Love to Create Challenge:  Anything goes with sentiment.
Simon Says Stamp Challenge:  anything goes.

Thanks for stopping by!

Kim


Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Love

Hi Everyone,

Hope you are all well. Woke up to a bit of snow this morning, yuck! I hate the snow as much as I hate the cold and it has been freezing. But go figure tomorrow should be in the 50's, got to love New England weather.

I know I have not posted in a bit, been rather busy, thought it was suppose to slow down after Christmas, guess not! Oh Well.....

Today's card was a free image from Saturated Canary that I just loved so I had to color it right away. Of course I have made a ton of Valentine's Cards and  have no one to give them to haha. Wish my kids were little again, they used to love Valentine's Day.

I colored her with my copics and made a relatively simple card, but the colors are bright which I love.

I am entering this in the following challenge:

C.R.A.F.T. challenge:  Valentine's Day/love

Have a great day!

Kim

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Winner

Hi everyone,

Thank you to all of you who entered my giveaway. I do have a winner and I did use the random number generator, but unfortunately I cannot figure out how to get that on to my blog and of course my computer brilliant daughter is out tonight.

So you are going to have to trust me that it was #10 and that comment belongs to Mixamatoasties (Susan) So congrats Susan you are the winner, if you email me with your address I will get this out to you!

Kim

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Favorites

Hi Everyone,

Hope you are all doing well. Yes this is my second post today, very fun. Just a quick reminder that tomorrow is my last day for my candy giveaway. Just leave a comment and be a follower for a chance to win a fun prize. The comment must be left on my anniversary post here.

So today at Color Me Creative Challenge we have a new coloring challenge. It is Favorite Color combo.
So come on this is so easy, you have to enter. You can use any image, as long as you use alcohol markers or colored pencils to color it in.

You have a great chance to a prize too. This Challenge is open until February 1. The prize for the winner of this challenge is a free class with Marti from Color Me Creative. It is your choice of Prisma pencil Class or Mixed Media class. How exciting is that? A free class to make you a better artist. These classes are so informative, you will not be disappointed, unless you do not win hehe, then you could just buy a class!

Also there is a monthly prize for all the entries during the month for a $50 Gift Certificate to Oozak.com. So look a chance to win two great prizes.

Here is my card:

Not only did I use my favorite colors, pink, brown and blue, I used one of my favorite images from Elisabeth Bell, called Pati's kisses. She is just so cute.

My Favorite hair combo E29, E25, E33, E50
Favorite Blue Jeans:  B99, B97, B95, B93
Favorite Pinks: RV 17, RV,14, RV13, RV10
Bear:  E57, E55, E53, E50


Hope you like her. I am entering her in the following challenges:

Allsorts Challenge Blog:  Flower Power
Aud Sentiments challenges:  Bingo (Ribbon, Love, flowers)
By the cute and girly:  Cute and Girly
Digi Galore:  Teddy Bear's Picnic

Thanks for stopping by, hope you leave me a little comment and let me know what you think, love to hear from you.

Kim


Frillies

Good morning friends

Hello everyone! I am a little sad I did not get many comments for my candy, but it is good for those who did comment better chance for you to win and thank you for commenting. If you have not commented it is not too late, I am not doing the drawing until tomorrow.

On a brighter note, today at Sweet Stampin' we have a new challenge, a new one to me too, called "Show us your Frillies". That can be a ruffled dress, ruffle ribbon, paper frills, lacey frills, etc. So for me I did this fun Valentine's Day card.

Of course we have wonderful sponsors too. Our monthly sponsor is The Ribbon Girl

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Next is a weekly sponsor Lili of the Valley



Tilda is wearing ruffled trim, the ribbon is a bit ruffly and I thought the feathers were a bit frilly. I colored this sweet Tilda using my Copics of course. I even did black hair which I am not that good at but I figured I needed the practice.

I am entering her in the following challenge:

The ABC challenge:  F for favorite Tilda

Thanks for stopping by,

Kim

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Don't Rock the Boat

Good Morning Everyone!

I am in a good mood despite the cold weather and snow we got yesterday. At least the sun is shining today and we are trying to plan a vacation or two right now which always puts me in a good mood.

First today I have two reminders:

1. If you have not entered the Color Me Creative Challenge, Pastels time is running out! Get on over there today and enter your card. The prizes are awesome.

2. If you have not left me a comment on my Anniversary post, do so soon as I will be randomly drawing a winner of my giveaway this Sunday. Very simple, you must be or become a follower and leave a comment on my post here.

Now on to today's card. A cute little new baby card. I am thinking for a boy but I guess you could use it for a girl too. I used a digital stamp from Pixie Dust Studio.

Hope you enjoy! I am entering this in the following challenges:

Gem of a Challenge:  New Beginnings
ATC's and Cards with Attitude:  Anything Goes
Crafting for All Seasons:  Something new
2 sisters Challenge: Celebration

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a wonderful day!!!!!

Kim

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Sweet Scoop

Good Morning,

Just a quick little post this morning of a card I did yesterday just for fun. I have had this stamp from Stamping Boutique for months. I believe I won it in a challenge but this is the first time I used it. Reminds me of those Conversation Heart candies you get at Valentine's Day.

Nothing fancy, but kind of cute. I colored it with copics. I used a Martha Stewart punch for the heart, Spellbinder dies for the circle and scallop circle and EK Success punch for the corners. 

Thanks for stopping by, and don't forget to check out my Anniversary candy,leave a comment and be follower for a chance to win. You have until Sunday when the comment will be randomly drawn!


Kim

I am entering this in the following challenges:

Allsorts challenge: Dies and Punches
Card Makin Mama's:  anything goes


Thursday, January 10, 2013

Published Get Well

Hi Everyone,

Hope we are all doing well and not down with the flu. Seems to be a lot of that nasty flu going around.
Fortunately we are all healthy here and I hope it stays that way!!!

So I wanted to share my news that one of my cards was published. This is very exciting to me, so I knew you would be excited too hahaha!

Here is my card, it was Published in Designed To Color, October/November issue.


She is a cutie, digital image from Pixie Dust Studio, naturally I colored her with my copics. Simple but cute I thought.

Don't forget to leave comment on my giveaway post for a chance to win a prize!

Stay healthy,

Kim

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Happy Anniversary To Me

Hi Everyone!

So exciting to know that this week I will be celebrating my one year anniversary of my blog! My first post was January 8, 2012. I remember how excited I was when I go my first comment, even if it was from my sister hehe. (I still get excited to read my comments.)

So I went looking back and realized that some of my first comments are from people I still follow, one of the very first was from Brook from My Padded Craft Room, and  now I just started on the DT from Color Me Creative with her.
Another was from Scrappin Sista from Alice Brown Creations who I still follow and we frequently leave comments to each other.

I am not sure if we realize how a simple comment can encourage someone but these comments were so kind, as all of my comments have been, that they encouraged me to continue on.

My second post was a card called Super Mom which I entered in my first challenge and won ironically that challenge was Color Me Creative Challenge, now here I am starting this week as a DT member there. I found this very amusing.

Anyway enough of my rambling. In honor of all of my wonderful followers and their kind words of encouragement, I am giving away a small token of appreciation.

Just a few little goodies to one lucky reader. All you have to do is leave a comment and be a follower. Feel free to spread the word to other friends, I always welcome new followers. In two weeks on January 20th, one lucky comment will be randomly picked to win the prize.

So again, thank you to all of you who continuously take the time to read a post and comment on it!

Hugs to all,

Kim

Saturday, January 5, 2013

First Post New Team

Hi Everyone,

I am very excited to be posting as a new DT member for Color Me Creative.

We have a new challenge that runs until January 18th. This weeks challenge is Pastels.



 The only rule is that you must use YOUR COPICS, ProMarkers, other alcohol markers or Colored Pencils!!


So that is easy right? This challenge is being sponsored by Paper Makeup Stamps of which I used Aurora Fairy.

Also every month all the challenge entries are put in a drawing for a monthly prize from Oozak for a $50 Gift Certificate.






COPICS USED
WINGS/PANTS:  YG 25, 03 00
DRESS AND DOLL:  RV 21, 10, 00
HAIR:  E29, 25, 33, 50
SKIN: E11, 000, 00, R20


 If you have never been to CMC Challenge you need to check it out. Suzanne Dean is amazing, she has great things going on at the Color Me Creative Classroom. Her on line classes are the best if you want to learn more about how to use your copics. I took these classes and refer to the all info she gave out quite often.
I hope you will take a few minutes to see what it is all about. If you have entered her challenges before, you know how fun it is. 

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you will drop in again soon as I will have a special post soon in honor of my one year blog anniversary. 

Kim 

I am entering this in the following challenges:

Simon Says Challenge:  New Something (new DT)
Cute Card Thursday:  Something New (New DT)

White Plus One

Good Morning Everyone,

New year, new challenge over at Sweet Stampin' Challenge. Yup white plus one. So all white and one other color, you get to pick.

Our sponsor this week is Cuddly Buddly, who are giving away a £10 voucher for their online store.  We also have a new monthly sponsor  the Ribbon Girl, who will be giving a £10 online store voucher to one randomly chosen winner from all of this month's entries.

So I chose white with a big splash of red. 

The Stamp is a Penny Black rubber stamp and the sentiment is from stampendous.

So I hope you will join us in our first challenge of the new year!

Kim

I am entering this in the following challenges: 

2 Sisters Challenge:  Anything Goes
Crafty Catz:  anything goes

Thursday, January 3, 2013

New things

Hi Everyone,

So it is the start of the new year and a time to try new things. You know all those resolutions we make and never keep hehe! Well today I am ending my term at Pixie Dust Studio. This will be my last card for them.
It was a lot of fun and Kathy and all the DT members are great over there. I wish them all the best. As for me I just want to try some new things this year and spread my wings a bit.

So appropriately this weeks challenge is Something New. You could do new baby, new house, try a new technique, etc. I used a new die (the clouds), also figured that congrats would be good for any new thing.


I hope you will enter this challenge so I can see what you come up with! You don't have to use a Pixie Dust Image but you know it makes us smile when you do!

Thanks and I hope you will stop by tomorrow when I will have a new post about something new!

Big Pixie hugs
Kim

I am entering this card in the following challenges:

ATC's and Cards with Attitude:  anything goes/celebration
Cute Card Thursday:  Something new