Wednesday, March 30, 2011

It's Another Dark Ink Sorority Day!

You read right! It's Dark Ink Sorority Day with ME!!! Today over at Dark Ink I'm sharing a card that I made using one of the newest Monica Galvan stamps called "The Key Angel" She's a beauty that's for sure! If you haven't been by Queen Kat Designs store to see her newest stamps that were just released now in March well let's just say you need to!

Also, don't forget even MORE new stamps being added daily to Queen Kat Designs and the big NEW release the first of April so don't miss out and visit the Queen Kat Designs blog!

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Spring Time Bunnies w/Close to my Heart!

So sorry I haven't been posting as much as usual but LOTS going on here and getting ready to leave to Florida soon! EEEEEEEP! I'm SO excited! I can't believe it's actually true and I will be at the Beach soaking it all up! "Jumping up and down"!!!!!

So before I get off to a busy day I wanted to come share the last projects from the Close to my Heart class that I had a couple of weekends ago. FUN FUN as always!!! We made 2 cards, a little Easter basket filled with candy and a candle. I'm not going to share the candle YET because it's one of the projects I'm taking with me to Leadershare to share! So that one will have to wait :)

Supplies Used (card above): Close to my Heart Paper Mayberry Collection, Pink Assortment button, March Stamp of the Month-Sensational Season, Waxy Flax, Spellbinder Oval & Scallopped Oval & CTMH Markers.

Supplies Used (card above): Close to my Heart Miracle Paper Collection, March Stamp of the Month-Sensational Season, Sweet Leaf Stitched Grosgrain Bulk Ribbon, Pretty Pins & CTMH markers.

Supplies Used: Close to my Heart Mayberry Paper Collection, Cocoa Card Stock, Smoothie Cardstock, Honey Ink Pad, Olive Ink Pad, Cocoa Ink Pad, Smoothie Ink Pad, Basic Assortment Brads.

If you would like to make this adorable little Easter basket the instructions are here... Thank you so much Paper Smiles for posting on your blog and sharing!

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

It's Dark Ink Sorority day with Queen Kat Designs!

Hello and Hope you are all doing Great! Today is my turn to post over at Dark Ink Sorority and I just wanted to give you all a heads up on my very one of my very favorite card that I posted over there along with one of the many favorite stamps from Captain Frogger! He's an amazing artist and if you haven't been by to the Queen Kat Designs store to check out the stamps well then you are missing out! The stamp that I used today to make this card is called "Athena-Moon Fairy" she's a beauty!!! I have a few more cards to share so be on the look out here on my blog! I will be by to share more soon!

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Challenge #6 from DZ Doodles!

That's right I'm back to share the next DZ Doodles challenge with you! This challenge was using this beautiful picture up above for inspiration...I'm really LOVING the colors! DZ Doodles is giving away the freebie I used in my card today called "flowery blossom #1" for a limited time only so grab it well you can. DZ Doodles is also having a guest designer call!!! So if you are interested in any of the three hop on over and join us CLICK HERE!!! The design team has also made some beautiful cards to share so be sure to leave some love!!!

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

A Myka Jelina Release from Queen Kat Designs & Blog Hop!!!

If you know me then you know how much I LOVE Myka Jelina her art is all over my craft room! Today Queen Kat Designs is releasing some amazing stamps to the store from Myka Jelina. I made two cards for today's blog hop to share with you! I used the stamp called Draco that can be purchased today along with all the other amazing stamps from the Myka Jelina collection!

Isn't this dragon beautiful! You can make it so many pretty colors..I just love it!

The design team has been busy getting ready for the big day so you need to visit them all to see what they made using Myka's art!

Dark Ink Sorority
Valerie (you are here!)

If you purchase $50 (USA orders only) from Queen Kat Designs you will get free shipping! Nows the time to buy!!!

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Queen Kat Designs & Captain Frogger!!!

Hello! Another beautiful day here in New Mexico! Before I take off on my morning walk I wanted to come by before another busy day to post and share more from the amazing Captain Frogger aka Charles Bristow which Queen Kat Studio is carrying in her store right now! The stamp I used on both my cards today is called Tiger Lily and is available to purchase right now!!! Click on over HERE and check out the whole won't be sorry!

Monday, March 14, 2011

Earth Shoe Giveaway!!!

This is a little bit of a different kind of post today here on my blog! But I had to enter the contest to win a pair of Earth Sandals!!! Have you ever wore earth shoes before??? THEY ROCK! They are my favorite and most comfortable shoes in the world! Amy Bellgardt is doing a review and a giveaway for some ADORABLE earthies! So be sure to stop by her blog and enter to win!!! Tomorrow is the deadline so click over NOW!

Here is the link to enter!

Good Luck and have a GREAT day!

PS: later on today I'll be posting more cards from the Captain Frogger collection eeeep!

Sunday, March 13, 2011

A New Collection from Queen Kat Designs!

I have been wanting to come by and post for the last couple of days but life has been busy so before the day starts I wanted to come on really quick and share with you one of the many NEWEST collections that I'm in LOVE with from Queen Kat Designs!!! We welcome the Captain Frogger collection from Charles Bristow!!! What an amazing artist he is! I was lucky enough to get to work with a few of his stamps and so with that I'm here to share with you 2 the next few days I'll be sharing even more but for now I introduce Codi Voodoo Fairy! She's a true beauty and of course one of my favorites on top of all the rest haha! She with many other stamps from Captain Frogger is available to purchase at the Queen Kat Design store RIGHT NOW!!! Click HERE to find them all!

I hope you all have a beautiful Sunday!

PS: Angelwood's is having an amazing blog candy (3 giveaways!) so go on over and join in..who knows you may be the lucky winner!!!

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Queen Kat Designs & Dark Ink Sorority!

Today is my day to post at Queen Kat Design's Dark Ink Sorority blog! Be sure to check out Dark Ink Sorority's blog the design team that posts there has amzing telent to share with you. This week I'm sharing this little cutie...

The dino stamp is from the Christina Myers collection called "Green Dragon" . This cutie was just previously released and is ready for purchase! While your at the Queen Kat Design store be sure to check out all the new released stamps...there are LOTS of awesome stamps! I'm loving them all!!!

Hope you have a great day!

Saturday, March 05, 2011

Close to my Heart - Event Calendar Class!

A week or so ago I did an Event Calendar class so I wanted to come on and share with you how it all came out! 99% of the Supplies are used from Close to my Heart! There were a few things that were from different companies because I didn't have what I needed.

I really was happy how it turned out and the class was a blast as always!!!













Friday, March 04, 2011

It's a Heart 2 Heart Challenge & March Stamp of the Month!

If you love Close to my Heart like I do then you want to try out some of these challenges with your supplies! It's a great site to get inspired by the Close to my Heart products and of course you can win awesome prizes from a consultant!

This week I joined in the challenge at Heart 2 Heart's a color challenge! I never thought about using the colors but they look WONDERFUL together!!!

Here is the link straight to this challenge HERE!...come on over and join in!

I used the NEW stamp of the month from the 2011 Spring/Summer Idea Book called Sensational Season. It's a set of 10 My Acrylic Stamps! Here are all the prices on how you can earn this stamp...the more you buy the less it is or you or you can even earn it for FREE!!! CLICK HERE! If you are interested in this set or anything else from Close to my Heart be sure to email me at and you can order through me!!!

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Pink Cat Studio!!!

I just LOVE Pink Cat Studio and how I neglected the images for too long already!!! So yesterday I was out visiting sites in blog land and came to Pink Cat Studio and how they were looking for a guest designer! EEEEP! how exciting! Jumped offline and started crating. Of course, I have LOTS of favorite cards that I have shared in the past but figured I was in need of something NEW!!! The little digital ladybug girl has been my favorite among the many images. So here it is....she's just too cute! and imagine if there were really pink ladybugs out there??? I would have them for pets haha!

DZ Doodles Challenge #5

That's right! It's that time again for a DZ Doodles challenge! This week Rosalien made a sketch for us to use! DZ Doodles is also giving away the cuties freebie ever! So you don't want to miss this!

I used the cute little freebie on my card this week for my challenge card to share with you. The design team made some fabulous cards also to share with you and inspire you all to join DZ Doodles challenge come by the blog for a visit and more info.! I hope to see you can also get a chance to win any free image from the DZ Doodles store of your choice all you have to do is enter a card/project for a chance to be the lucky winner!!!

Thanks for stopping by today and have a wonderful day!