Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Shopping our Stash #258 - How Does your Garden Grow?

This week at Shopping our Stash we'd like to see what grows in your garden....of paper, that is ;) I tried to go beyond the typical flowers to use an image that doesn't see much ink, and found this cutie from an old PTI baby set:


Supplies: stamps from PTI; Shabby Shutters distress ink; Tim Holtz design ruler & embroidery supplies; buttons from stash

So what grows in YOUR paper garden? Dig into your stash & show us, and come link up by Monday, July 4 :)

Don't forget to check out what my talented team mates have created: 

Donna (off this week)

xoxo,
Jessi

Tuesday Morning Sketches #358 - DRS Designs!

Good morning! Our sponsor at Tuesday Morning Sketches this week is the ever-generous DRS Designs, and I'm excited to work with this cutie patootie:


Supplies: Leonard Pig Blowing Bubbles from DRS Designs; Spectrum Noir markers; scraps of ink-dipped backgrounds; sentiment stamp from Flourishes; Memento Tuxedo Black ink

Here's the sketch Debbie designed for us this week - I rotated it and replaced the button/bow with the sentiment. 




This challenge will be open until next Sunday,July 3- hop on over & see what the rest of the team has made! 

xoxo,
Jessi


Saturday, June 25, 2016

Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers - O is for...


....Outer Space! The Sistahs would like to see your intergalactic creations. I can't believe it but I have no snark for ya this morning:



Supplies: Distress inks in Black Soot, Seedless Preserves, Chipped Sapphire; Versamark & Moonstone EP; Memento Tuxedo Black ink; all stamps from PTI; Spectrum Noir markers; Diamond Stickles


There's a better shot of the glittery flames & glossy window :)

Check out the amazing Sisterhood's creations -

And don't forget to leave some love for our guest designer, SHARON!
xoxo,
Jessi

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Tuesday Morning Sketches #357 - Oddball Art!

Good morning! This week at Tuesday Morning Sketches we're welcoming a new sponsor, Oddball Art - oh how this artist rocks the fun! I chose the wonderful Tasha image to play with:


Supplies: Tasha digi stamp from Oddball Art; Spectrum Noir markers; Sakura Stardust glitter pen; buttons and dipped panel from stash

The sketch this week can be simple or dressed up - but I knew I wanted Tasha to be the centre of attention, so I went with the simpler side. 


This challenge will be open until next Sunday, June 26 - hop on over & see what the rest of the team has made! 

xoxo,
Jessi



Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Shopping our Stash #256 - Let me Take a Selfie!

This week at Shopping our Stash we want to see you create a project with a polaroid - plenty of stamps & dies out there to make it easy, and of course you can always wing it freehand! I had to use this Paper Smooches bunny on mine, because well...look at that face.


Supplies: Paper Smooches bunny; Avery Elle sentiment; Lawn Fawn polaroid; unknown Dad die; Spectrum Noir markers; Memento Tuxedo Black ink; googly eyes (natch!)

Check out what the rest of my awesome teammates made - there is some serious adorableness!

Donna (off this week)


And you have until Monday June 20 to come play!

xoxo,
Jessi

Tuesday Morning Sketches #356 - Bugaboo Stamps!

Good morning! This week at Tuesday Morning Sketches we have returning sponsor Bugaboo Stamps joining us - and you know how much I love their fun (and funny!) images. Choosing one to work with is getting harder all the time :)


Supplies: a little sketchy - izzy balloon digi from Bugaboo; Spectrum Noir markers; sentiment stamp from Stamplorations; Memento Tuxedo Black ink; Cuttlebug embossing folder; backgrounds made with distress inks and shimmer spray

I'm sure you've noticed I'm addicted to ink dipped backgrounds lately - what can I say, they are just so fun!

Here's the sketch:


This challenge will be open until next Sunday, June 19 - hop on over & see what the rest of the team has made! 

xoxo,
Jessi


Saturday, June 11, 2016

Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers - V is for..


Vroom! Just in time for father's day & the Dreaded Masculine Card season, the Sistahs want to see you use any kind of vehicle on your projects!


Supplies: Motorcycle precoloured digi from Doodle Pantry; sentiment from PTI; graphic stamp from Paper Smooches; Memento Tuxedo Black ink; Stormy Sky distress ink; Lil Inkers stitched rectangle dies; AC mirror cardstock; Cuttlebug embossing folder; buttons from stash

Check out the amazing Sisterhood's creations -

And don't forget to leave some love for our guest designer, JANE!

You have until June 24th to come play along :)
xoxo,
Jessi

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Shopping our Stash #255 - Tea for Two!

Good morning! This week at Shopping our Stash we're hosting Tea for Two - and we'd like to see you use either tea OR coffee in your projects. I went with a punny Father's Day card (since every dad I know is a BIG fan of the dad joke):


Supplies: background made with Gathered Twigs & Scattered Straw distress inks; stamping done with those two & Walnut Stain; stamps from Reverse Confetti; The Alley Way Stamps, and Avery Elle

And just because I loves ya, I'm going to tell you my husband's latest dad joke  that has everyone laughing as soon as they hear it.

Why don't you ever see elephants hiding in trees?

BECAUSE THEY'RE REALLY GOOD AT IT.

(ba dum ching)


Check out what the rest of my awesome teammates made!

Donna (off this week)


And you have until Monday June 13 to come play!

xoxo,
Jessi

Tuesday Morning Sketches #355 - All Dressed Up!

Good morning! This week at Tuesday Morning Sketches All Dressed Up is our sponsor - you know they have a great selection of cute images, and winning them would make them even better :) I got to work with the sweet Love to Craft :



Supplies: Love to Craft digi stamp from All Dressed Up; Spectrum Noir markers; papers from American Crafts; Lil Inkers stitched rectangle dies; unknown banner die; classic small circle Nesties


I printed out two copies of the image so I could fussy-cut and pop up her head (that sounds wrong lol) for some added interest. 

Here's the sketch:


This challenge will be open until next Sunday, June 12 - hop on over & see what the rest of the team has made! 

xoxo,
Jessi


Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Shopping our Stash #254 - The Four Elements!

Good morning! At Shopping our Stash we'd like to see your projects featuring one (or more) of  the  4 elements - Earth, Wind, Water, and Fire. I've gone with Water for mine, using an image that's been kicking around on my desk for *koff* I dunno how long.



Supplies: Koi pre-coloured digi from Doodle Pantry; sentiment from Reverse Confetti; Sakura Stardust glitter pen; Mod Podge Dimensional Magic; Ripe Persimmon, Spiced Marmalade, Squeezed Lemonade distress inks; Yellow Daisy tattered angels glimmer mist; bling from stash


I added some glitter details to the fish, then coated it with a thick layer of Dimensional Magic before fussy-cutting it and crackling it in a few places. 

Did you catch our new design team announcement on Saturday? Stacey, Maria, Mimi, and Cyndi will be joining us over the next few challenges, and we're so glad to have them with us!

Check out what the rest of my awesome teammates made!

Donna (off this week)
Chana (off this week)


And you have until Monday June 6 to come play!

I also realized I haven't shared a picture of my crafty canine in ages - so here's a shot of Miss Abby hanging out while I create:



xoxo,
Jessi