It’s Friday!

Wow!  It’s been a bit of a crazy week, so I sure am glad that it’s Friday!  I have a few fun cards to share with you today – a little inspiration care of Tiddly Inks stamps!

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Holly-Jolly-closeupNow Christmas is just around the corner – less than 3 weeks in fact!  But if your Christmas cards are not all done – do not panic!  Christy has all sorts of fun Christmas images in store that you can download, print and go!  For this card, I teamed up Holly Jolly with some bright and cheerful Doodlebug paper!   And if your a more traditional stamper, Holly Jolly is available in a clear stamp too!

Now these next two cards feature some brand ewe images from Christy, and I think you’ll agree that they are as cute as cute can be!

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This first one is called Ewe Sparkle and Shine.  I decided to go a little “non-traditional” on the colouring of the image.  This little ewe had so much spunk I figured that there was no way she would be plain white!  Copic R81, R83 and R85 were my “go tos” for this image.  And I had so much fun colouring her pink that when I got to Hope Ewe Get Well Soon

Weather-sheep.Weather-sheep-dimension..I  even gave this little ewe who happens to be under the weather got a little blush colour for fun!  I have to admit that it can sometimes be hard for me to colour something that is “supposed to be white” something completely different, but now that’s gotten past that block a couple of times on these sheep, I am not sure I will ever go back! ;)

Well, that’s it for me today!  Make sure you pop by both the Tiddly Inks blog and our challenge blog today for all sorts of fun inspiration – holiday and sheep galore!  Thanks for stopping by!

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Gratitude and a giveaway

Last month, we celebrated Thanksgiving up here in Canada, but it is never a bad time to think about the things we are grateful for, and to give thanks for our many blessings!  Today, the Tiddly Inks challenge is all about gratitude and joyfulness, and I couldn’t think of a better challenge to be a part of!

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I love this theme!  I decided to work with a digi called Minnie’s Christmas Lights mostly because this image makes me smile and think of my two little gals!

Gratitude-closeupDuring the Christmas season, there are usually lots of times when someone goes out of their way to help, so I thought that a Christmas themed thank-you card would be in order.  The image was coloured up with copics (Skin – E00, E11, E13; Hair – YR31, E11, E34; Dress: C1, C3) and the sentiment was hand lettered.

Speaking of hand lettered sentiments, I have a bit of a surprise for you today too!  Often times readers comment on the hand written sentiments that I include on many of my cards.  Today, I have teamed up with Christy at Tiddly Inks on a little giveaway.  If you pop on over to the blog, you might just find a little digital file to download.  In fact, I think you will find a couple – one from the uber talent Christy and a little one from me too!  Oh, and later this week, I’ll share a little card that I used with the sentiment!

Have an awesome day and thanks for stopping by!

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Christmas Fun with the kids!

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Good morning everyone!  I am so excited to share today’s project with you! The design team members from May Arts ribbon have been sharing some kid’s crafts with you, and today, I get to share the fun I had with my two girls!

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One of the traditions we have in our family is to give a Christmas ornament to each family member.  I thought it would be great to mix together some of the things that the three crafty girls in my family love the most into a pretty, colourful and fun ornament. These are really easy to make, even for little hands.  My youngest who is three loves pompoms (but not the glittery ones because they are not soft), while my 5 year old is all about the glitter!  I, on the other hand, am all about the ribbon, and if you’ve ever looked around here at ScrappyCanuck Studios, you will know that May Arts 3/4″ Chevron twill (382-34) is my FAVOURITE!!!!

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We started by adding the pompoms – even the littlest hands got the hang of it really quickly.

Kids-craft-process-3With the help of a piece of paper rolled into a cone, we were able to pour the glitter right in.  Each of my cuties had a different idea of how much glitter would be “just right”, but I just let them have fun with it.  Just be aware that a lot of glitter yields a heavy ornament! ;)

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Finally, we put the tops back on and I tied on some of the Chevron ribbon in different colours.  These are so simple, but I think they will make a bright an playful addition to the tree.  Oh, and be sure to buy quite a few ornaments because two each will simply not be enough! ;)

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There are five more ladies who have fun projects to share with you today, and make sure you stop by and comment for your chance to win.  As always, our generous Ribbon Lady Bethney has a giveaway for you, and you do not want to miss your chance to win!

May Arts product featured:
1. May Arts 3/4″ Chevron twill (382-34)

Other Products:
1. Plastic hollow ornaments with removable tops
2. Pompoms in a variety of sizes (Advice from the three year old: the glittery ones look pretty, but they are not as fun to work with)
3. Glitter (coarse, not fine)

Celebrating with Tiddly Inks

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Well, my borthday is next week, so I thought I would celebrate a bit with Tiddly Inks!  It’s FabFF-closeup Friday, so the DT has some inspirational cards simply to get you inspired to craft!  No challenges, no pressure – just crafting fun!  And that is a perfect way to celebrate my birthday.

This little beauty is called Willow the Birthday Fairy, but what I love about her is that she would make an awesome Christmas fairy too!  Colour her up with some traditional Christmas colours and you can take her into different seasons – just like a good pair of shoes! I think my favourite part of her are the wings – just a bit of BG11 and C1 topped off with a bit of Stickles.  So easy, and lots of fun dimension.

Well, here’s to getting crafty this weekend  Don’t forget to pop by the Tiddly Inks blog to see all the great cards the DT cooked up for today!  Thanks for stopping by!

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