Friday, March 28, 2014

Crafty Friend Card

Hello and welcome to my blog little teapot!

This card is on it's way to New Zealand
as part of SOS March CCC . 

I managed to use three of the challenge prompts. :)
Color Palette
One of the following themes: Easter  or  Arbor Day/Trees  or  Friends

Supplies Used
Stamps -Simon Says Stamp -Color and Sunshine
Cardstock -Stampin Up! -Marina Mist, Not Quite Navy, 
Whisper White and base from stash.
Paper -Authentique Natural paper pad.
Ink -Stampin Up!-Marina Mist, Night of Navy, Daffodil Delight.
Clear embossing powder and Glitter pen.

Thanks for stopping by,
enjoy your weekend!

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Tuesday Winsday inspired - Thinking of you Card

This Thinking of you card was inspired by this
weeks Tuesday Winsday stamp raffle at 
For this card I used multi generation stamping on the layers.

Supplies used;
Stamps -Quietfire Design  Thinking of you and Happy family days 
             -Stampendous Jumbo Wild rose
Cardstock -Stampin Up! -Whisper white
Distress Ink - Tattered rose and Gathered twigs
Die -SB Lables 22
Marker -Sharpie Gold Paint

Enjoy your day!

Easter Cards for Exchanges

Hello! I hope you've had a good week so far. We had the Grandchildren visiting for Spring break until yesterday, big grin! :)

Today I'm sharing a few Easter Cards that I made for a seasonal exchange at Love Handmade Cards...

Unknown stamped image coloured with markers,
pencil crayons and glitter pens.
Stampin Up! flower image and sentiment on tag.
Unknown vintage bottle stamped with distress ink.
Flower stem added to bottle before fussy cutting both.

Close up of flower in bottle.

Stampendous Jumbo Lily coloured with pastel
over Versamark and MB Gothic die stamped
and coloured with markers and glitter pens.

Thanks for looking!

Thursday, March 20, 2014

You are Sunlight...Card

Happy first day of Spring! 

Stamp used is a Quietfire Design favorite of mine.

I hope you've been enjoying all the
wonderful projects over at 
Today it's Yogi and my turn to share some inspiration so please hop on over and join us!

Thanks for looking today!

Quietfire Design and Scrapbook Adhesives Blog Hop on now!!!

Hello this is just a peek at my project today over at 
Hop on over to check out all the projects and enter to win some awesome prizes!!!
Don't forget to check out the wonderful talent and enter at Crafty Power Blog too!
Prepare to have fun and be inspired!
Good luck!

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

A Trio of Book Marks

Hi, today I have a trio of bookmarks to share with you.

Stamps used are the Quietfire Design Natures Quote Marks
and Stampin Up! Poppy BG.

Also Stampin Up! -Plant Hope

Thanks for the visit!

Monday, March 17, 2014

Paper Tole Dogwoods Birthday Card

Have you heard, paper tole is making a come back how sweet is this!
Normally you will have 5 layers for a paper tole project I have only used 3 layers here 
as this card is for a cousin overseas. 
 For my image I used Hero Arts - Dogwood Stamp and
Stampin Up! sentiment from Simply Sketched set.

 I stamped it 3 times the middle is my card base. 
Then watercoloured the flowers in Peach and 
leaves in Chartreuse using Heidi Swap Color Shine.

I have to tell you that I'm real happy that Distress colours 
do not wash out when painted over. :)
Rough cut out of flowers.
Cut the centres and leaf from this sheet.
Here the flowers, centres and leaf have been trimmed and
shaped. All edges coloured with Antique Linen Distress Marker
and ready for attaching with pop dots
 to base shown.

A close up view of 3D effect.

Thanks for your visit today! Jutta                                                    

Quietfire Design and Scrapbook Adhesives Blog Hop on Now!

Enter our contest at Quietfire Creations, then go over to the Scrapbook adhesives blog to see their project of the day and enter their contest, too!

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Believe...8x8 Canvas

Believe...8x8 Canvas by jmcraftygal
Believe...8x8 Canvas, a photo by jmcraftygal on Flickr.
Everyday is a good day when you get to play!
I've been looking at doing another canvas project for a while now. Yesterday with the help of some stencils, ink, paint and a black sharpie marker this is what I came up with.

Thanks for looking, enjoy your day!

Friday, March 14, 2014

QFD Throwback Thursday Inspired Tool Holder

 Hello and welcome back! 
If you've been following Quietfire Creations Blog you may have noticed Throwback Thursdays. 
Where they showcase past projects that are sure to inspire. 
I was inspired by the pretty Fill your paper Tool Holder and here is my take on it. 
To large soup can attach with double sided tape the TH -Kraftcordinations paper that has been dry embossed with Sizzix EF -Chicken wire.

 For flower use EKS Flower Punch to punch out 4 flowers from DCWV -Fiber Naturals paper, 
Spritz with Heidi Swap Color Shine -Peach to color (very fragile when wet). 
Use Heat tool to help dry if needed. Assemble flower with glue dots, top with Rhinestone. 
Spritz with hair spray to lightly moisten, then carefully fold up petals. 
Gently keep scrunching and folding petals until happy with their shape.
For leaves cut strips of Green Washi paper into long leaf shape then tightly twist one end 
before attaching to flower base.

Using Stazon Ink -Timber Brown stamp Quietfire Design Nature Quote Mark 
on lable (see photo for position). 
Round corners with scissor and decorate side with StampinUp! Scallop Punch before 
running Distress Marker -Dried Marigold all around   
Wrap and tie Papercord around tin then attach lable with double sided tape.  


 This tin tool holder is made using ribbon scraps.

Here is a group of ATC's also made
using the DCWV Fiber Natural and EKS Flower Punch.

 I love projects that make treasures from trash. 

I also invite you over to Quietfire Creations Blog
to check out my HAPPY BIRTHDAY CARD with a Pop Up Eiffel Tower

Thanks for your visit!

Monday, March 10, 2014

Ocean Birthday Card

Ocean Birthday Card by jmcraftygal
Ocean Birthday Card, a photo by jmcraftygal on Flickr.
This card is for my son's 20th birthday coming up in a couple of weeks. I hope he's reminded of our wonderful vacations on Vancouver Island and Whale watching!

The Orca is a Silhouette Cut file from the Silhouette online store by Suzanne Cannon of Quietfire Design. The Happy Birthday stamp is from the Happy Family Days stamp set from Quietfire Design
The Lighthouse is part of a Stamp Happens Inc. stamp.

I had a lot of fun and creative time over the weekend and hope you did too!
That's all for me today, thanks for stopping by!

Jalopy Birthday Card

Jalopy Birthday Card by jmcraftygal
Jalopy Birthday Card, a photo by jmcraftygal on Flickr.
Another great guy card, would work for Father's Day too. I'm loving this old Jalopy stamp from Deep Red Rubber. Sentiment is from Quietfire Design

Daffodil Note Card

Daffodil Notecard by jmcraftygal
Daffodil Notecard, a photo by jmcraftygal on Flickr.
A quick and easy note card made with the lovely Stampendous Trumpet Daffodil Stamp so perfect for Spring.

House ATC

I made this Artist Trading Card in the shape of a house for one of the March challenges at Let's Swap ATC's Flicker Group. My information is hidden behind the door.
Thanks for looking!

Friday, March 7, 2014

Collage for My Creative Month February or Mein Kreativer Monat Februar at Anna's Art

I'm joining in over at Anna's Art Blog for My Creative Month February. Find it Here

Ich spiele mit bei Anna's Art Blog in Mein Kreatives Monat Februar.  Besuch Anna's Art Hier

A collage of projects from February.

Thanks for stopping by enjoy your weekend!

Thank You Card

Hi there! 
Today I'm sharing a quick and easy card. 
The lovely watercolour background is actually double sided paper, 
with awesome triangles on the one side.

The stamps used are Thank You from Quietfire Design
and the Poppy is from Stampin Up!

Here's a photo of the other supplies used. 
To make this card I cut and folded the double sided Card stock for a 5-1/2 x 4-1/4 base.
Then cut a triangle as shown.
I ran the Red Pepper Ink pad around all edges.
Using same Red Pepper Ink I stamped the Poppy and Thank You.
Next I used Peeled Paint Marker to colour the Poppy stems. Then traced to the inside of the stamped image with the Spiced Marmalade Marker. This was followed again with a wet brush to spread the Spiced Marmalade around some, leaving some areas untouched so the background colour also comes through for highlights.
Then I ran the Spiced Marmalade Marker around the triangle followed over by Clear Star Glitter Pen also added some Glitter to the Poppy at the same time. Punched the holes and added the knotted ribbon before adhering triangle to card base.

I hope you enjoyed your visit today!

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Best Wishes Card

Hello! It's snowed another foot over night and still snowing hard as I write this. 
But never mind I'm warm and cozy inside and thinking Spring. 
Today's share is a Birthday Card for an avid gardener with a jungle of house plants.
Again I've used the Flourishing Inside Hearts stamp from Quietfire Design as leaves. 
The burlap paper Die Cut gives this card an organic feel and adds wonderful texture!

Best Wishes Card by jmcraftygal
Best Wishes Card, a photo by jmcraftygal on Flickr.
Supplies Used;
Card Stock -Stampin Up! -Crisp Cantaloupe, Momenta (Base),  DCWV -Burlap, Misc. White
Ink -Stampin Up! -Crisp Cantaloupe, Adirondak  -Espresso
Embossing Folder -SBM -Flower Fun EL-008
Dies -Sizzix Bigz -Oval Scallop Frame,  Primitive Hearts
Misc. White Paper Cord ,  Sharpie -Gold Paint, Grommets

Thanks for dropping by enjoy your day!

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Love Lives Here -Shamrock Card

Hello again, here is my second card for today it features two lovely stamps 
I'm entering this card in to three challenges, colorQ challenge #231,

 I like how the black and green pop against the white base.

Detail of my DIY Embossing. 
To do this I used the Oval Scallop Frame Bigz Die and 
Big Shot to cut a mask out of Chipboard. 
Next I attached  the mask with repositionable tape to the inside front of my card stock base. 
Placing my embossing mat on top of the card stock and running through my Big Shot 
as I would any other Embossing folder.
(Warning, when experimenting go slow and never force anything or you will damage your Big Shot.)

I just love finding new uses for my craft supplies and tools.

Supplies Used;
Stamps -Quietfire design (Flourished inside -hearts, Love Lives Here
Inks and Markers -Stampin Up! (Garden Green), Ranger ( AI Jet Black, Perfect Medium)
Dies -Sizzix (Oval Scallop Frame, Primitive Hearts, Circle #2)
Pens -Sakura (Black Fine liner and Black Glitter Pen)
3L -Black Photo Corners(trimmed to size)
Misc. 5x7 Card Blank, Pearls

See you next time around!

Flourish and Grow Card

Good morning,  I have 2 cards to share with you today.
For my first card I used the beautiful Flourish and Grow Stamp from Quietfire Design
I'm entering it in.Dynamic Duos #92 and CMM81 Stack it up challenges.

I love this sentiment, so perfect for Spring!

Hummingbird and layers detail.

Supplies used;
Stamps -Quietfire Design (Flourish and Grow), Stampin Up! (Doily and Hummingbird)
Card Stock -Stampin Up! (Smokey Slate, Rose Red, Midnight Muse)
Ink -Stampin Up! (Smokey Slate, Midnight Muse, Encore Silver)

Misc. QFD (White Paper cord), Swirly BG Stamp, 
EKS Flower Punch, Paper from Stash

Thanks for looking, enjoy the rest of your day!

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Celebrate Note Cards

Hello, today I'm sharing several Note Cards made with My Ladies Diary Paper it's been in my stash for a while but I still love it.

I'm entering these in CASE Study Challenge #180

Thanks for your visit!

Monday, March 3, 2014

Tea Cup ATC's

Hello! Just a couple of ATC's to share today made for the February Tea Cup swap at Lets Swap ATC's Flickr Group.

The paper is from A Ladies Diary and Stamps from Stampin Up!

Thanks for your visit!

Butterfly Brilliance Card 2 - March CCC

Hello! Today I'm sharing a Slimline card featuring the Butterfly Brilliance Suite from Stampin' Up!.  This card is on it's way t...