Sunday, June 10, 2018

CAS485 Happy Birthday



stamps: Wish Big House Mouse
c/s: white, Summer Splash
copics, Seeing Spots ef, circle nestabilites, banner die Avery Elle

Until next time!
~Misti



Friday, June 8, 2018

WT691 Need Ice




This week's Ways to Use it challenge on SCS is~ Drink Up~  It's been a bit warm here in TX.  We've gone through a TON of ice! 

Stamps: Keeping Cool House Mouse
c/s: white, pink, gray
copics, Swirls ef

Until next time!
~Misti

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Penny Black & More June Challenge



The June Penny Black & More Challenge is~ In the Garden  I haven't used this Penny Black stamp in awhile, so I decided to ink it up & practice my coloring.  

Stamps: Poppy Trio Penny Black
c/s: white, black, red
copics, Crystal Nuvo black

Until next time!
~Misti

Monday, June 4, 2018

The Flower Challenge & Day 3 Daily Marker Challenge






This month's The Flower Challenge is to "Use Any Previous Challenge", so I chose challenge #14 for this card... a CAS theme.  I'm still a day behind on the 30 Day Challenge, but I'm hoping to get it caught up soon. 

Stamps: Power Poppy Dynamic Duo
c/s: white, yellow, black
copics, Black Crystal Nuvo drops, black grosgrain ribbon

Until next time!
~Misti

Sunday, June 3, 2018

CAS 484 & Day 2 Daily Marker


 This week's CAS challenge theme is "Under the Sea".   I won't type out the lyrics... I have the song stuck in my head.   LOL

Stamps: I'm  A Puffer For You Hero Arts
c/s: white, gray
copics

Until next time!
~Misti


Saturday, June 2, 2018

HMFMC#267 & Day 1 Coloring Challenge





I combined the current House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge ~ Anything Goes &/Or Dies with Day 1 of the Daily Marker Coloring Challenge.  

Stamps: House Mouse Golf, sentiment Hero Arts
c/s: white, black
copics, circle die, Swiss Dots ef

Until next time!
~Misti

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

HMFMC266 Flower Power


The current House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge is ~ Anything Goes or Flower Power   I'm loving all of the flowers that are in bloom right now! 

Stamps: Scent of Lilac House Mouse
c/s: white, blue, gray
copics, white grosgrain ribbon

Until next time!
~Misti

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Let's Eat Cake!



Now I'm hungry for cake!  LOL

Challenges:  HMFMC#264 ~ Anything Goes OR Let's Eat 
SIP Challenge 146~ Food & Drink

Stamps: Eat Your Cake & Nap Too House Mouse
c/s: white, pink, gray
copics

Until next time!
~Misti

Monday, April 16, 2018

Poppy Fields


I combined 2 challenges with this card... this week's CAS challenge on SCS & the Penny Black Saturday Challenge.  

Stamps: Poppy Fields Penny Black
c/s: white, black, red
copics, black grosgrain ribbon

Until next time!
~Misti

Sunday, April 1, 2018

CAS475 Mousy Mischief




Lee's CAS challenge over on SCS this week is April Fool's fun.  I decided this onery little mouse would work perfectly. 

Stamps: Birthday Mischief House Mouse
c/s: white, pink, brown
copics, Swirls ef

Until next time!
~Misti

Thursday, March 29, 2018

WT681 ~ Butterfly ~

This week's Ways to Use It challenge on SCS is ~ Butterflies ~  this was the ONLY butterfly that I have with me.  And it's a set that I haven't used in a long time. 

Stamps: Mindscapes Inkadinkado
c/s: white, black
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide inks, black grosgrain ribbon

Until next time!
~Misti

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

MAR18VSNH Lil' Nibblers


I made this for Ky's VSN challenge "Who's In Your Garden?"   

Stamps: Carrot Friend House Mouse
c/s: white, gray, orange
copics, Seeing Spots

Until next time!
~Misti

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Last Minute Lucy

How on earth is it the end of March already????  Where did the month go???  As soon as I saw Ally's Power Poppy Inspiration board, I knew which one I wanted to use.  It's just taken me all month to get it made. 
Fat Quarter Fabric Bundle for quilt or craft by fivemonkeyfabrics #Etsy #fabrics Love the color combination!

This was the fabric that inspired my card. 

Stamps: Simply Camellias Power Poppy
c/s: white, Lemon Tart, gray
copics, Seeing Spots ef

Until next time!
~Misti

Monday, March 26, 2018

MAR18VSNG Lilacs


I'm still working on VSN cards.  This card is for Melody's challenge ~ Lilacs~ 

Stamps: Lilac Time Power Poppy
c/s: white, green, purple
copics

Until next time!
~Misti

Sunday, March 25, 2018

CAS474 Pink Roses

This week's CAS challenge is all about women.  I didn't bring any women stamps with me, so I had to get a bit creative & use this female hedgy!!! 

Stamps:  Roses on the Run Penny Black
c/s: white, black
copics, Swiss Dots ef

Until next time!
~Misti

Saturday, March 24, 2018

MAR18VSNB Bee Happy


Here's another card I made for VSN.  This one is for Judy's challenge "Bee Kind" to feature a bee. 

Stamps: Bee Happy Flowerpot Penny Black
c/s: white, black, yellow
copics, nestabilities

Until next time!
~Misti

Friday, March 23, 2018

MAR18VSNA Hello There

Tonight I kicked off the first challenge for VSN ~How Does Your Garden Grow~  You can find the details of my challenge HERE  You have until April 2, to upload your cards.

Stamps: Hedgy Truffles Penny Black
c/s: white, black
copics

Until next time!
~Misti


Thursday, March 22, 2018

A Little Refreshment


I combined 2 challenges for this card:  Ways to Use it on SCS is in honor of World Water Day & the current House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge ~ Anything Goes or Ribbon/Bows

Stamps: Tin Can of Showers House Mouse
c/s: white, gray, black
copics, black grosgrain ribbon

Until next time!
~Misti

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The Flower Challenge #18


This month's The Flower Challenge is ~Anything Goes~   You would think with all of the flower cards I make, this challenge would be easy for me to remember, but it isn't.  I'm trying out a new challenge system to "try" to keep track of the challenges I want to play in a little more organized.  We'll see if it works!  LOL 

Stamps: Geraniums Power Poppy
c/s: white, black, red
copics

Until next time!
~Misti

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Penny Black & More March Challenge


The March Penny Black & More Challenge is ~ Feature a Creature.   I got into a nice routine over spring break of crafting first thing in the morning.  We got home & back to our normal routine.  I almost didn't get my card made!  Definitely going to have to work on a new routine for getting my card made earlier in the day. 

Stamps: Cheesecake Penny Black
c/s: white, black, yellow
copics

Until next time!
~Misti

Monday, March 19, 2018

Spring Break Challenge #8


Today is my last day of spring break... tomorrow will be back at the normal routine.   Today's card is for the Penny Black Saturday challenge.  All of my Penny Black Easter stamps are packed in our storage unit.  We really didn't think it would take us thing long to get settled into our own place & could get our stuff out of storage.  But life happens!  My card went with the "anything goes" option!

Stamps: Delights Penny Black
c/s: white, yellow, black
Copics, Seeing Spots ef

Until next time!
~Misti

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Spring Break Challenge #7


I only have one day left in my Spring Break challenge.  I'm the hostess this week for the CAS challenge on SCS.  It's "Oh Happy Day"  March 20th is the International Day of Happiness & it's also my anniversary!!!  My challenge is to show me something that makes you happy.  My card features one of my fav flowers & my fav color combo.. yellow, black & white. 

Stamps: Spring Daisy Altenew
c/s: white, yellow, black
copics

Until next time!
~Misti

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Spring Break Challenge #6


                                                           


                                             



Today's Spring Break Card is for 2 challenges... (the purple really is a dark eggplant purple... in my photo it almost looks blue.)  The Color Throwdown #484 & the SIP#141

Stamps: Tulips in Hobnail Pitcher Power Poppy, sentiment Recollections
c/s: white, green, purple
copics

Until next time!
~Misti


Friday, March 16, 2018

Spring Break Challenge #5


This Spring Break has been a good thing for my mojo.  I'm wishing I had brought more supplies with me!  LOL  Today's card is for Power Poppy's Hues to Use ~Melting Winter~   It's going to be in the 80's today & I'm going to be enjoying every minute of it!!! 

Stamps: Dynamic Duos: Foxglove & Ranunculus Power Poppy
c/s: white, pink green
copics

Until next time!
~Misti

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Spring Break Challenge #4


This week's Allsorts challenge is ~ Nursery Rhymes/Fairy Tales Inspiration.   "It's raining, it's pouring..."  was the inspiration for my card, no old man snoring here!!  LOL 

Stamps: Peony Song House Mouse Stampendous
c/s: white, pink
copics

Until next time!
~Misti

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Spring Break Challenge #3


Today's card for my Spring Break Challenge #3... Addicted to Stamps Challenge #162~ Thank You    I had some specific cards that I wanted to make this week to get mailed out, but I also wanted to get a couple of cards made for my stash.  This is one that I'll put in my stash.

Stamps: Dynamic Duos: Glads & Gerbera Power Poppy, sentiment Recollections
c/s: white, yellow, black
copics, ef

Until next time!
~Misti

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Spring Break Challenge 2


It's day #2 of my Spring Break challenge... I'm away from home with limited supplies to play with.    Today's card is for The Paper Players Challenge #384~ Any Shade of Pink. 

Stamps: Azalea Power Poppy
c/s: white, pink, black
copics, Seeing Spots ef, black grosgrain ribbon

Until next time!
~Misti

Monday, March 12, 2018

Spring Break Challenge #1


My goal for spring break is to get some stamping done & cards completed.  The challenge at Just Add Ink this week is to "Just Add Water"  In honor of spring break, I chose an image that screams warm weather & relaxation. 

Stamps: Daisy Nut  House Mouse
c/s: white, Hawaiian Shores
copics, Swirls ef

Until next time!
~Misti

Sunday, March 11, 2018

CAS472 Happy Birthday


This week's CAS challenge on SCS is "In like a lion, out like a lamb" ~ to use a lion or a lamb on your challenge.  I am lacking in both of these areas & finally remembered a lamb set from MFT.

Stamps: Ewe are the Best MFT
c/s: white, gray, Hawaiian Shores
copics

Until next time!
~Misti

Saturday, March 10, 2018

HMFMC#261 Beach Bunny


The current House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge #261 is Anything Goes or Bunnies!   I'm loving the warm weather we are having!!!  I'm enjoying being outside soaking up the rays. 

Stamps:  Umbrella Nap Stampendous
c/s: white, gray, Berry Sorbet
copics, Seeing Spots ef

Until next time!
~Misti

Monday, March 5, 2018

CAS471 Cheesy Gift

This week's CAS challenge over at SCS is to have a colored base card, no white.  I very rarely make a card with a colored base.  I decided to keep the base red... not too dark so I didn't have to add an extra piece on the inside of the card. 

Stamps: Monica's Gift House Mouse
c/s: red, white, yellow
copics

Until next time!
~Misti

Thursday, March 1, 2018

HMFMC260 Spring


The current House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge is "Anything Goes Or Spring Colors."   I've been seeing jonquils in bloom over the past few days, so I decided to use this daffodil stamp. 

Stamps: Spring Daffodil Stampendous
c/s: white, yellow, gray
copics, crystal accents

Until next time!
~Misti

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Ready for spring!


I've been seeing signs of spring... Redbud & Bradford trees have blooms & the jonquils!!!  I'm ready for the warm weather to stay! 

This month's Power Poppy Power & Spark is "Love to Sparkle".  I have wink of Stella glitter pen ALL over this image & couldn't get it to show up in the picture.  (If you have any tips, please share!) I combined it with the VSN Mini Challenge "Don't Bug Me".

Stamps: Prairie Cheer Power Poppy
c/s: white, black
copics, Nuvo black drops, white twine

Until next time!
~Misti

Monday, February 5, 2018

#thedailymarker30day #10


I don't know about you, but I'm so ready for so warm weather.  I have been COLD a lot over the past few months.  It's my turn to be the hostess for the CAS challenge at SCS, so my theme is ~Show Me Some Heat! ~    I think this little mouse has the right idea!!  LOL

Challenges:
The Daily Marker 30 day
CAS467~ Show Me Some Heat 

Stamps: Catching Rays House Mouse Stampendous
c/s: white, Hawaiian Shores
copics

Until next time!
~Misti

Sunday, January 28, 2018

#thedailymarker30day #9

I'm still behind on the daily marker challenge.  I have a couple more images that I have colored that I will use for upcoming vsn challenge cards.  But I'm still thrilled at the number of cards I have made & gotten in the mail. 

Challenges:
The Daily Marker 30 day challenge 
CAS466~ Keep It Clear

Stamp: Hellebore digi Power Poppy
c/s: white, green
copics, Seeing Spots ef, crystal accents

Until next time!
~Misti

Friday, January 26, 2018

#thedailymarker30day #8

Dylan saw this image & said, "That looks really cute, but aren't you going to color the other hearts?"  He didn't believe me when I told him that there were white conversation hearts... he had to google it!!  LOL 

Challenges:  HMFMC #258~ Anything Goes or Love
The Daily Marker 30 Day Challenge 
F4A414~All the Love

Stamps: Balancing Hearts House Mouse Stampendous
c/s: white, pink, gray
copics, conversation hearts ef

Until next time!
~Misti

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

#thedailymarker30day #7

I don't use distress markers very often, they are "messy" & I end up outside of the lines.  January seems to be light on birthday/anniversary cards, but need a lot of thinking of you cards. 

Challenge: The Daily Marker Color Challenge

Stamps: Flower Garden Tim Holtz, sentiment Friendship Blooms Simon Says Stamp
c/s: white, brown
Tim Holtz distress markers, water color brush

Sunday, January 21, 2018

#thedailymarker30day #6


KJ's CAS challenge this week, is travel themed.  Right before we moved, I pulled out this stamp from The Cat's Pajamas & tucked it into my bag.   I realized that I didn't pack enough sentiments though.  I'm still a day behind in the Daily Coloring Challenge.  I'm pleased with the cards I've actually been able to get in the mail, so I'll count that as a #smallvictory

Stamps The Travelin' Man The Cat's Pajamas
c/s: white, blue
copics, circle nestabilities

Until next time!
~Misti

#thedailymarker30day #5



Challenges:
Inspired by all the little things ~ above inspiration photo
The Daily Marker 30 Day Challenge ~ Day #5

Isn't this inspiration photo gorgeous??!!    I wish I could decorate cookies as nice as these!  And now I'm hungry for cookies!  LOL 

Stamps: Dynamic Duos Power Poppy
c/s: white, pink, black
copics, ef

Until next time!
~Misti