Watercolor play

Hello there!

Today I had the chance to play with watercolors. I bought Strathmore watercolor paper and Bristol paper the  other day at our local craft store so I’m trying them out. Although Bristol can hold some water-coloring, it’s not as forgiving as the actual watercolor paper. Still I love both of these papers. I will try some other types of coloring using Bristol and will share that here too when its done.

For the professor, I used the Bristol while the rest are watercolor paper.

I use the card sketch from Paper Smooches Sparks Challenge, joining in February 22-28 Designer Drafts Challenge.

I don’t have the coordinating die for this stamp set so I fussy cut all the pieces to make this scene.

The challenge sketch





I’m entering this also in Simon Says  Stamp, Anything Goes challenge.

Also in Word Art Wednesday Challenge # 172, Anything Goes.

Butterfly love

A quick and easy card using butterflies stamp set from Sarah. I’m  sharing the same in Sarah Hurley365 blog so come and visit, and say hello there too.

I randomly stamped the butterflies using different ink pads that coordinate. More summery colors don’t you think?

For the sentiment I heat embossed the Happy Birthday using white embossing powder.


And the pretty butterflies..


My sketch inspiration is from Sketch Saturday # 349.


I’m also entering this card to ShowCASe Your Style, Challenge # 9, Birthday theme.

SYSC09 birthdays

And Moving Along with the Times challenge, Pink/ Lilac and/or Butterflies. I have butterflies 🙂

Til then. Have a great weekend!

Supplies used:

Butterfly Birthday Card

Happy Monday!

Quickly popping in to share this card using Sarah Hurley stamps and papers. I’m sharing this too at Sarah Hurley365 blog so come and say hello there too.

I used double stamping and it was fun! Great colors you can get from that.

blk side



I used a card sketch inspiration from Sketch Saturday, Sketch # 348.


I’m entering this card in Word Art Wednesday Challenge # 170, Anything Goes.

Until then!


Supplies used:


Playing with die cuts

One thing  I love about crafting is that it keeps my mind off some not-so-good feeling like I felt today. I’m thankful that I discovered this hobby as it keep my mind of the negativity some people sometimes bring.

So, on to the good side, I created a quick birthday card for Dad. His birthday will be coming up soon and I’m getting ready to mail this card early.

It’s a chance for me to use the die I bought before from Lil’ Inker Designs. They now have the first challenge called Monthly Meet Up Challenge and I’m glad to play along.

My card sketch inspiration is from Fusion Card Challenge and color inspiration Orange, Teal & Brown.

The sketch

Orange, Teal & Brown

and my take to the challenge




I made 4 layer die cuts of the word Dad for extra dimension, looks like chipboard in real life. Love that.

That’s it for now and happy weekend!




Miss you card

Hi there!

Just popping in quickly to share my take in CAS(E) this Sketch # 109. Its been ages since I last played. I just wish there’s more hours in a day to craft.

I used Mama Elephant In My Heart stamp set &  coordinating dies. Coloring is with promarkers as always 🙂

The strips are washi tapes that I purchased in Michaels when I visited Vegas few months back 🙂

the sketch challenge..



A closer look


I’m also entering this card in Word Art Wednesday Challenge #169, Anything Goes.