Saturday, November 18, 2017

Inspired by All the Little Things #73

Welcome to another week of fabulous inspiration from the Inspired by All the Little Things team!

I went ultra clean and simple for my card this week. Almost the total opposite of the busy and beautiful inspiration photo, but sometimes it's nice to see all kinds of intrepretations, right? :) 

I started with a white card base and stamped my design right on it. The pretty string of lights come from a retired Papertrey Ink set. The bulbs were inked with Hero Arts inks. My favourite sentiment set of the season was used for the "deck the halls." You can't see it in the photo, but I flicked some shimmer spray over the entire card. 

To see the guest designer this week, and our host's creation, check out the main Inspired By blog. You can check out the rest of the fabulous design team's creations on their personal blogs: 

Kimberly Lackenbach
Leigh Penner 
Sheri Gilson
Silke Ledlow
Wanda Cullen
LauraJane 

We would love it if you played along with us this week. I can't wait to see what you create! Link up your creation at the main Inspired By blog. 


Saturday, November 11, 2017

Inspired by All the Little Things #72

Welcome to another week of fabulous inspiration from the Inspired by All the Little Things team!


I admit I was stumped this week by the inspiration photo. The white on white look is what I was stuck on and couldn't figure out how to make it work. My end result veered off my original idea by a bit, but I still like it.


A vellum stitched border, some sparkly silver trees (from a retired Simon Says Stamp die), and a sentiment from my favourite Christmas stamp set this season put this together quickly.

To see the guest designer this week, and our host's creation, check out the main Inspired By blog. You can check out the rest of the fabulous design team's creations on their personal blogs: 

Kimberly Lackenbach
Leigh Penner 
Sheri Gilson
Silke Ledlow
Wanda Cullen
LauraJane 

We would love it if you played along with us this week. I can't wait to see what you create! Link up your creation at the main Inspired By blog. 

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Inspired by All the Little Things #71


Welcome to another week of fabulous inspiration from the Inspired by All the Little Things team!



I LOVE that zebra print chair!! 


This year when making holiday cards I've decided that if I'm going to make one card, I might as well make two, or three, or four...so for this week's challenge I made four! They are all similar using the same stamped Hero Arts image (retired) that has been heat embossed, and the same patterned paper from My Favorite Things. The card shown on the top of the stack is heat embossed in white, with some silver thread and a silver sequin to finish it off.

To see the guest designer this week, and our host's creation, check out the main Inspired By blog. You can check out the rest of the fabulous design team's creations on their personal blogs:

Kimberly Lackenbach
Leigh Penner 
Sheri Gilson
Silke Ledlow
Wanda Cullen
LauraJane 

We would love it if you played along with us this week. I can't wait to see what you create! Link up your creation at the main Inspired By blog. 


Saturday, October 28, 2017

Inspired by All the Little Things #70

Welcome to another week of fabulous inspiration from the Inspired by All the Little Things team!

Those cozy colours and fall leaves caught my eye. I'd love to have that scarf wrapped around me as I sipped that cup of coffee. :) 

I did some creative masking with the Neat & Tangled Maple Leaves Journaling Card stamp set and stamped it so only the leaves were showing without the open space for the sentiment. Distress Markers were used for watercolouring it all in. The sentiment was heat embossed with white and adhered using foam tape. It's all backed on some white woodgrain paper and a kraft card base. 

To see the guest designer this week, and our host's creation, check out the main Inspired By blog. You can check out the rest of the fabulous design team's creations on their blogs: 

Kimberly Lackenbach
Leigh Penner 
Sheri Gilson
Silke Ledlow
Wanda Cullen
LauraJane 

We would love it if you played along with us this week. I can't wait to see what you create! Link up your creation at the main Inspired By blog. 

Crazy 4 Challenges- Inspire

It's my final week as guest designer for Crazy 4 Challenges and I'd like to thank them for having me design alongside them this month! This week for C4C409 our theme is in honour of October being Breast Cancer Awareness month. Create a card that is inspirational/encourages and uses pink somewhere on your design. 

For the florals I used Bohemian Garden from Ellen Hutson. After masking and stamping the flowers and leaves, I coloured them in using Zig markers. The sentiment is from Mirror, Mirror. Some patterned paper and matte black sequins with a drop of Stickles in the center finish it off. 

I hope you will play along this week. I can't wait to see what you create! Thanks for stopping in, and have a great day! 

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Inspired by All the Little Things #69

Welcome to another week of fabulous inspiration from the Inspired by All the Little Things team!

This week our inspiration is all about the autumn season. Cozy quilts, rustic wood, fall wreaths and rich shades of orange, gold and brown! There were so many elements in the photo above and I tried to incorporate all of them in to my card. 


I inked up the lovely wreath from Wheat Wreath by CAS-ual Fridays using Distress inks. That wreath is probably my favourite autumn element from any stamp set. Over top is stamped a sympathy sentiment from Winnie & Walter. There are so many words in this big set that creating your own personalized sentiment is easy. A few ink splatters, some woodgrain paper and twine, and a few enamel dots all add to the panel which is adhered to a dark brown card base. 

You can check out the rest of the fabulous design team's creations on their blogs: 

Kimberly Lackenbach
Leigh Penner 
Sheri Gilson
Silke Ledlow
Wanda Cullen
LauraJane 

We would love it if you played along with us this week. I can't wait to see what you create! Link up your creation at the main Inspired By blog. 

Crazy 4 Challenges- Sketch

It is my third week as the guest stamper for Crazy 4 Challenges and we have a fun sketch for you to follow this week! Let the sketch inspire you and link up at the main site. 



As you can see, I switched out the oval in the sketch for a fun butterfly! I inked up the largest butterfly from Butterfly Dreams by Reverse Confetti and die cut it. It is adhered with foam tape over top of four open rectangles in pretty pastel colours. 
The entire panel is backed on a light grey card base with Diamond Stickles glitter all around the edges. Fun fact- I love butterflies and have two butterfly tattoos! 

Thanks for stopping in today and have a GREAT day!