Monday, December 28, 2020

Freshly Made Sketches 466


There came a point earlier in the month, where my entire focus was getting Christmas cards mailed & non-holiday cards took a back burner. I’m trying to get caught back up on my “to send out” list. This sketch from Freshly Made Sketches has been brewing in the back of my head for a few days. 

Stamp: Hang in there Lawn Fawn

Until next time!
~ Misti

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

The Flower Challenge


The December Flower Challenge is almost closed!  Eeek!  It seemed like I had plenty of time & then didn’t! Lol 

Stamp: The Poinsettia Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous
C/s: white, red
Copics, yellow Nuvo Crystal drops, gold sequins

Until next time!

Saturday, December 19, 2020

SSS Wednesday Challenge


The Simon Says Challenge Wednesday Challenge theme is — Christmas Critters.  I love this House Mouse image from Stampendous.  I added gold metallic paint to the tops of the ornaments & glossy accents to the ornament bulbs. 

Stamp: Holiday Hedgehog Stampendous sentiment SSS

C/s: white, black, red

Copics, metallic gold paint, glossy accents, oval punches

Until next time!


Saturday, December 12, 2020

Happiest of Holidays

 I combined the Penny Black’s Saturday challenge with Rebecca’s VSN challenge.  

The background is shaving cream with alcohol inks.  I added glossy accents to the berries.  

Stamp: A Thorny Affair Penny Black

Until next time!


Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge ~ Let it Snow

 The current Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge theme is ~ Let it snow.  I also combined it with my VSN challenge on SCS

I used Retro Flakes & Bold Tidings 3 stamp sets both by Tim Holtz & Stampers Anonymous.  

Until next time!


Monday, December 7, 2020

HMFMC #330 Sparkle

It's time for another chalenge for the House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge.  You won't want to miss this one!!!  It's a bit different than some of the others... this time the challenge lasts for 4 weeks  AND there are 4 prizes!!!  WOW!!!  The challenge is all about Sparkle.  It would be great for some holiday cards  BUT... if you've finished with your holiday cards, you can add sparkle to any kind of card as long as it has a House Mouse, Happy Hoppers or Gruffies image.  

Stamp: this cute little guy is from a mini clear set from Stampendous

 We have FOUR Super generoussponsors

 for our 4wk chall last one for 2020

Our first generous sponsor is 

The winner will be given a fabulous set of 10 Mini Clear Stamps!
Assortment may vary.

Here is a a collage of gorgeous cards made by the Stampendous team using the mini stamps. 

Stampendous is now the official rubber stamp licensee of House-Mouse Designs®.  Visit the store at 

For lots more inspiration from Stampendous, be sure to check out their other sites; STAMPENDOUS! Blog,  
Find Stampendous! on Pinterest and Facebook.  

Our second generous sponsor is 

Winner will receive a RANDOM ASSORTMENT of Premium Dye Ink Pads

Simon Says Stamp has been in business since 2002, offering you the best selection of Rubber Stamps, Altered Art, Scrapbooking, Artist Trading Cards and Paper Crafting Supplies in the world. Stock includes over 100,000+ items along with the latest and greatest releases from the Simon Says Stamp brand Hero Arts, Tim Holtz, Lawn Fawn, Copics, House-Mouse Designs and so much more. With such an amazing variety and awesome deals on shipping, it’s always good timing to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp store!

Our third generous sponsor is 

We are also thrilled to be welcoming back our AWESOME sponsor,
the Official Mousey Family, House-Mouse Designs(R)

HMD is offering a Lucky player a $20 Gift Certificate to go shopping at the official House-Mouse Designs(R) site! Eeeeek!!  

Our Fourth generous sponsor is 

One Lucky Winner will receive a 
$6 Voucher to spend @ Di's Digi Stamps

I have been drawing since a child and studied graphics at College many years ago, I now work as a Medical photographer part time but my love was always drawing. I started cardmaking about 4yrs ago when I bought my daughter a cardmaking kit which we did together, but I’m afraid I got the bug! My daughter preferred scrapbooking. I then started looking online at other blogs and this then became my passion and I loved sharing my cards with like minded people.  I love stamping and loved finding images, but sometimes I could not find what I wanted so I started to draw myself.  This has become my second addiction and have never looked back.  I love making new images and its just fabulous to see others take them and make them into beautiful works of art. Long may it continue.  

A BIG thank you to ALL our generous sponsors for your continued support  throughout 2020 

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Cardz 4 Galz Snowman


There’s a née challenge up at Cardz 4 Galz— the theme is snowmen.  We’ve had a cold snap here in north Texas, we haven’t had snow, thankfully, but it’s too cold! Come join us with your snowmen! 

Stamps: Blueprint Snowman Tim Holt


Until next time!


Wednesday, December 2, 2020

SSS Monday Challenge — Merry Christmas


I don’t know why I forget about using alcohol ink on yupo paper.  I love the results!!  Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge nudged me to pull out my reinkers & play!  I made enough for 3 different cards! 

I used sailboat blue & denim both Ranger alcohol inks. 

Yupo paper 

The die is Holiday Frame wafer die SSS

Until next time!