Friday, March 22, 2019

Thinking of You



I combined this week's Ways to Use It Challenge ~ How does your garden grow ~ with the current Double D Challenge ~ Gingham   I'm starting to see more & more signs of spring & the weather is getting warmer, I'm so excited!!! 

Stamps: Dynamic Duos: Peonies & Tulips  Power Poppy
c/s: white, red, black
copics

Until next time!
~Misti




Thursday, March 21, 2019

YUM!



The current House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge is anything goes/ or all about food/drink.  I combined it with this yummy looking {PIN}spirational Challenge  Are you hungry for strawberries now??  LOL  

Stamp: Sleeping with Strawberries House Mouse
c/s: white,gray
copics, baker's twine

Until next time!
~Misti

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

SC741 On my mind








This week's sketch on SCS is such a fun one!  I love this stamp from Unity!!  

Stamps: Penguin Pals Unity stamps
c/s: white, black
copic, oval nestabilities, oval punches

Until next time!
~Misti

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

CAS525 Lucky Day



This week, Lee is the CAS hostess over at Splitciast & she is challenging us to show our Irish.  I have several clover things but I love this house mouse image!  

Stamps: O Lucky Day House Mouse
C/s: white, green
Copics

Until next time!
~Misti

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Just because




The March Altenew Challenge is an  inspiration challenge.  I was inspired by the red. There is a big patch of red tulips just down the road from us!! They are beautiful!!


Stamps: Spring Daisy Altenew, sentiment from Inked Rose Altenew
C/s:  Black, White
Copics, Black Nuvo Crystal drops

Until next time!
~Misti

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

SC740 Pink Flamingo



This week's Sketch Challenge on SCS is a fun one!  

Stamps:  That's Flocking Great Picket Fence Studios
c/s: white, black
copic

Until next time!
~Misti

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Poppies



The current challenge at Retro Rubber is all about stripes! I got this image colored up just the way I liked it & realized I had a tiny red smudge on it.  GRRRR!!!  A tiny drop of black of crystal nuvo covered that right up!  LOL. I’ve had this Stamp about a year & a half.

Stamps: Fresh Penny Black
c/s: white, black
copics, black Crystal Nuvo drops

Until next time!
~Misti

Monday, March 11, 2019

CAS524 And Many More!











This week's CAS challenge is all about "We've Got Beat." 

Stamps: Carolers Penny Black
c/s: white, black
copics, music ef

Until next time!
~Misti

Sunday, March 10, 2019

APR19VSNMINI1 Road Trip!



Here's another card from the Mini VSN.  Kim was the challenge hostess for this one.  You can find out the details of her traveling marble ink challenge HERE.

Stamps: All Cylinders Unity Stamps
c/s: white, gray
copics, Ranger reinkers, marbles

Until next time!
~Misti

Saturday, March 9, 2019

CAS Tulips



This week's CAS on Sunday is ~ embossing, heat or dry.  I went with dry embossing.  I'm still in full blown spring fever!!  Yesterday & today the weather was absolutely glorious!!! 

Stamps: Tulips in Hobnail Pitcher Power Poppy
c/s: white, black
copics, ef

Until next time!
~Misti

HMFMC#286 Berry Good


It's time for the VSN Mini again!!!  The theme is "From Here to There", my challenge is all about travel snacks.   I had 3 photos to use for inspiration.  You can find out more details HERE  This House Mouse image is all about "travel" snacks!!  LOL   The current House Mouse & Friends Monday challenge is ~ Anything Goes or Dots/Stripes

Stamps: Berried House Mouse
c/s: white, black, red
copics

Until next time!
~Misti

Friday, March 8, 2019

Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday Challenge: Spring Fever



Our temp was almost 80* today!!!  It felt amazing to be outside!  In honor of that, I had to pull out another flower.  Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday Challenge is Think Spring

Stamps: Spring Daisy Altenew
c/s: white, black, yellow
copics, Wink of Stella glitter pen, black Crystal Nuvo drops

Until next time!
~Misti

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Birthday Wishes


I've had this stamp for awhile & finally getting it inked up.  I think challenging myself to use more of my stamps has been a wonderful thing!! 

Challenges:
Just Us Girls ~ Birthday
Stamp, Ink, Paper~ Gingham, Plaid or Stripes

Stamps: Cosmos Honey Bee Stamps
c/s: white, pink, black
copics, oval punches

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

SC739 Daisies


This week's Sketch Challenge on SCS is the first one for March.  That means that my time as a DT member is almost over!!!  I have  more 3 weeks & then my term is over. 

Stamps: Dynamic Duos Power Poppy
c/s: white, black
copics,black grosgrain ribbon, yellow grosgrain ribbon

Until next time!
~Misti

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Spring Delights


I'm always ready for warm weather, and once I start seeing signs of spring, I'm even more ready.  I've got "spring fever!"  I don't want to be cured!  LOL

I combined 2 challenges for this card:
Penny Black Saturday Challenge~ CAS
Fusion Card Challenge ~ Sketch

Stamps: Delights Penny Black
c/s: white, black
copics

Until next time!
~Misti

Monday, March 4, 2019

CAS523 Daffodils


This week's CAS challenge is ~Three in a Row~  I'm so ready for spring!!!  And our weather really hasn't been horrible... no snow or ice like parts of the country.  The other day while I was out & about, I saw some tulips & daffodils in bloom, plus our Bradford Pears are starting to bloom out.  We'll see if they survived our freeze last night.

Stamps: Friendship Blooms Simon Says Stamp
c/s: white, black
copics, Seeing Spots ef

Until next time!
~Misti

Friday, March 1, 2019

Many Thanks







I combined the sketch with this week's Free For All Challenge ~ Spring Flowers.  

Stamps: Soothing Sympathy Power Poppy
c/s: white, Berry Sorbet
copics, ef

Until next time!
~Misti

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Pink Rose



Trying to get one more challenge made for February.  It's hard to believe this month is over!

Stamps: Inked Rose Altenew
c/s: white, black
copics, Seeing Spots ef, black Crystal Nuvo drops

Until next time!
~Misti

F4A470, CTO219 Hello




stamps: Dynamic Duos Power Poppy
c/s: white, lavender, green
copics, Seeing Spots ef, oval punches

Until next time!
~Misti

Make a Wish









I combined 2 challenges: this week's Tuesday Teapot Challenge is ~Storybook Tales with the Mod Squad Challenge ~ Stripes~ 

My parents read a lot of books to me as a child.  I LOVE books.  I have a ton of favorites, but one of them is Bread & Jam for Frances.  Frances is a badger, and these hedgehogs were the closest thing I have to a badger.  

Stamps: Mighty Wishes Penny Black, sentiment Art Impressions
c/s: white, black
copics, glossy accents

Until next time!
~Misti

Birthday Daisy





This week's Simon Says Stamp Challenge is ~Anything Goes~ 

Stamp: Hero Arts Stamp & Cuts Daisy & Bugs, sentiment Stampendous
c/s: white, black, yellow
copics, Wink of Stella glitter pen

Until next time!
~Misti



Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Spring Flowers


February is almost over & I'm not finished with all of the challenges I wanted to play in!!!  I combined 2 challenges for this card:  Penny Black Saturday Challenge ~ Anything Goes or Flowers & the Allsorts Challenge ~ Spring Flowers

Stamps: Asking the Flowers Penny Black
c/s: white, black, yellow
copics, oval punches, Wink of Stella glitter pen

Until next time!
~Misti

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

SIP Challenge #188



The current SIP challenge is ~ Designer's Choice~   I'm trying to make sure I use more of my stamps this year.  At the beginning of February, I pulled out several stamps & stamped off images of ones I hoped to use this month.  This is one of those that I had left in my pile.  

Stamps: Fresh Penny Black
c/s: white, black
copics

Until next time!
~Misti

Monday, February 25, 2019

Birthday Wishes




I combined this week's Cute Card Thursday ~ Enamel Dots with the current The Paper Players sketch challenge. 

Stamps: Strawberry Wish House Mouse
c/s: white, red, black
copics, circle nestabilities, black Nuvo crystal drops

Until next time!
~Misti

HMFMC285 Spring Rain





The current House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge is ~ Anything Goes or All about the weather.   I combined it with this week's CAS challenge on SCS. 

Stamp: Sitting in the Rain House Mouse
c/s: white, gray
copics

Until next time!
~Misti


Friday, February 22, 2019

IO Flowers For Friends


Flowers for Friends



At the beginning of the year, when I first started making out my stamping goals, one of them was to be mindful of the new stamps that I bought this year... to make sure I added some "new" & not just similar.  That was all fine & dandy until I saw Dina's poppies!!!  ACK!  I had to have them!!!  LOL  

c/s: white, black
copics, black Nuvo crystal drops, Tim Holtz white picket fence distress spray

Until next time!
~Misti

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

CC727 Birthday Tulips









This week's Color Challenge is ~ yellow, green. white 

Stamps: Dynamic Duos: Peonies & Tulips Power Poppy
c/s: white, green, yellow
copics, oval punches

Until next time!
~Misti

CAS521 Thirds


This week's CAS challenge was about 1/3rds.  Kia wanted us to stamp only 1/3 of the card. 

Stamps: Natural Beauties Power Poppy
c/s: white, black
copics

Until next time!
~Misti 

Sunday, February 17, 2019

The Flower Challenge




The February The Flower Challenge is ~New flower stamps/dies~  This lotus stamp set isn't a new release, but it is new to me. There are so many pretty floral stamp sets out there & I seem to be drawn to most of them!  LOL

Stamps: Sketch Lotus Simon Says Stamp
c/s: white, black
copics, Seeing Spots ef

Until next time!
~Misti