Wednesday, July 23, 2014

SVG vs Pieceables...{PKS Tutorial}

Good morning everyone!
I am on the Peachy Keen Stamps blog today with a tutorial on using 
Peachy Keen Stamps SVG'S and the new Peachy Keen Stamps Pieceables!
~ SVG~

~Pieceable~

You are probably thinking....well we know the difference just by looking at your pictures.
And I am sure you are right BUT we have had several people ask questions since the new pieceables were released last week, so I am hoping that all your questions are answered with this post....check it out over on the blog HERE
 I would love to see what you think of my tutorial....
Comments make me happy :)

Thanks for stopping by today and have a GREAT hump day!

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Bee Happy! ....{MCT Tag it Tuesday}

Good Morning and welcome to 
Tag it Tuesday w/My Creative Time!
 
Today the DT will be sharing  tags following the sketch below and using of course all the great My Creative Time! stamps and dies that Miss Emma has to offer.
Here is the tag I made....I just LOVE how it turned out!
If you are a follower of my blog, you know by now that I have 2 boys, so whenever I can make something girly I take that opportunity :) So my inspiration for my tag came from a recent blog hop I did. 
After completing the hop, I received these adorable HK files designed by Annie from SVG Cutting Files. The HK bee was perfect to use with all the AWESOME MCT bee stamps and dies that were released last month.
I started my tag out using one of the Tag Dies and layering parts of the Stitched Honey Comb Die on the side. I used white and yellow designer paper to fill in a few of the honey comb sections, leaving the rest open. 
After cutting and assembling the HK file, I did leave out the lady bug that was part of HK and added the 3 mini flowers~ MCT Stitched Button Dies in its place. To cover the button sections of the flowers, I used the tiny center of the flower from the Stitched Pretty Flowers & Leaves Dies.
Next I layers 2 rows of the Stitched Grass Die placing HK in between the layers. Then for the sentiment, I shortened the banner die from the Just Simply Live set to fit the Bee Happy sentiment.
I finished the sentiment off with a Totally Lemon Trendy Twine bow and then added more Totally Lemon, Totally Sky and Totally Black Trendy Twine to the top of my tag.

My Creative Time Products Used:

Other Products Used:
Lets Polka designer paper~Lawn Fawn
Hello Kitty~ SVG Cutting Files (freebie from hop)
Vellum 

Well that it all I have to share :)
  Make sure you head on over to My Creative Time to see what the rest of the Design Team has created.
Thanks for stopping by and have a GREAT Tuesday!

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Thank You Soccer Cards...{Whatever Wednesday w/MCT}

Good Morning and welcome to 
My Creative Time's~Whatever Wednesday.
This is the DT's day where we can create whatever we want, a card, LO, 3D or altered item using MCT stamps and dies!

Soccer season for my oldest is winding down and I needed to make a few coaches Thank You cards, so using all MCT goodies and inspiration from a pin I found HERE I made these....
I used the largest Stitched Hexy Die and diecut several in white and black cardstock. Then laying them out in the soccer pattern, I attached them to a red cardstock base. Seeing that the teams colors are red and black, I wanted that extra hint of color added which can be seen in between each of the hexy dies.
To finish my card off, I added some Totally Red Trendy Twine (which is in production now and should be released soon!) and my sentiment which was stamped onto the Stitched Oval Die.

My Creative Time Products Used:
Other Products Used:
Black, White and Red cardstock

So what do you think????? Hoping the coaches like these!!!!
Make sure you head on over to My Creative Time to see what the rest of the DT made!
I know the inspiration is AWESOME!!!!

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

All the World Loves a Snowman....{PKS Challenge 14~11}

Morning everyone!
Welcome to another fun Peachy Keen Stamps Challenge!!!!
For this challenge you can pick either the sketch OR the Photo/Color picture OR combine them both! A little twist to what we were doing with our challenges :) Also instead of having 2 weeks to enter, you now have a month to enter! So get playing with your PKS and enter to win an AWESOME prize!
So for my card, I used the sketch and pulled 2 colors from the color pallet to come up with this card....hope you like it!
I so LOVE the  July release stamps and just had to make another card using the new Snow Hugs Snowman. I did a a lot of paper piecing for her hat, scarf and gloves and then popped her up onto a circle die cut from MCT.
For the "starburst" part of my card, I watched this video on youtube for the idea on how go about making it. I have never made one of these cards, so this video was perfect.To add more details to my card, I did go ahead and add some machine stitching in between each of the pattern papers. I really like the way that turned out!
I finished my card off with some Trendy Twine and the sentiment, also from  the new Snow Hugs Snowman stamp set.

Supplies Used:
Peachy Keen Stamps~ Snow Hugs Snowman
My Creative Time~Bunch of Fun Circle Dies
Trendy Twine~ Stormy
Lawn Fawn Designer Paper, chalk, copic markers, sewing machine

I hope you have enjoyed my card and will play along with the new challenge!!
You can find out all the details by heading over to the Peachy Keen Blog as well as see the inspiration from the other DT members!

Thanks so much for stopping by and have a GREAT day!!!

Monday, July 14, 2014

Christmas in July FB Hop w/ PKS & KDB

Hello everyone and welcome to our KaDoodle Bug Designs and Peachy Keen Stamps Christmas in July Facebook hop! 
It is beginning to look at lot like Christmas around here despite the warm summer weather. We have some amazing projects to share with you all week long from both of our very talented design teams. As well as some great prizes to be won! Our hop will start each day right here on the KaDoodle Bug Designs fan page.

Even though this is a Facebook hop, I wanted to share my project on my blog to give the complete supply list I used and to share a few additional up close pictures.
So here is my project! A fun 3D treat box with lots of Peachy Keen Stamps and an adorable file from Kadoodle Bug Designs.




Here is a close-up of that cute new PKS face. I used one of the new releases from the Christmas in July Face Assortment. I colored his eye in with a green copic and a white gel pen, added some chalk to his cheeks as well as some more white gel pen highlights. For the reindeer cut, I didn't use the eyes and nose that came with the file, instead I added another PKS face, this one from the Bird Faces and More and then for his nose I used an enamel dot. I also changed up the snowflake, using a MCT die and adding silver chunky glitter to it, then popping it up onto the cut.
Here is the sentiment I used. It is again from a new release! the Musical Elves stamp set. I stamped it onto a MCT die, added another glittery snowflake and then attached it to my bow using a pear pin I picked up from my friend Beckie over at Just B Creative Crazy

Supplies Used:
Peachy Keen Stamps~

Kadoodle Bug Designs ~

My Creative Time Products Used~

Additional Products Used~
DCWV~ The Merry Christmas Stack
3D Snowflake Box (Silhouette Store)
May Arts Ribbon
Chalk, white gel pen, pop dots
enamel dots, pear pin, chunky glitter

Prize list: 
~KaDoodle Bug Designs will be giving away two $25 giftcards 
~Peachy Keen Stamps will be giving away two $25 gift cards 
~Craftin Desert Diva's will be giving away one stamp set 
and 
~Too Cute By Jessica will be giving away one $25 gift card. 
*****To be eligible to win one of these fabulous prizes you will need to like all the fan pages and be sure to leave a comment on each project****

 Since the hop is a week long you will want to come back each day to see all of the amazing projects we have in store for you! 

Head over to the
KaDoodle Bug Designs fan page for the full line up here: https://www.facebook.com/kadoodlebugdesigns

Thanks for stopping in today and make sure to check out this FUN FB hop!!
TONS on adorable projects!!!!
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Entering this into the following challenges:
My Craft Spot~ Anything but a Card

Thursday, July 10, 2014

"Fishing You a Happy Birthday"...{MCT Designer Challenge}

Morning Everyone! Hope you all are having a great week so far!
Boy is it flying by for me...Another day and it is the weekend!!!! We have a busy one to say the least, my son is playing in a baseball tournament starting tonight and going through Sunday. I have my fingers crossed that we ROCK it!! I know the boys can do it for sure!!!

Anyways I am popping in because it is time for another 
My Creative Time  
Designer Challenge!!!
Today's challenge is to use the photo below for your project...
You can use the water, boat, color palette or all of the above to create anything you want.

I ended up using the color palette AND the water for my inspiration to make a cute birthday card....here it is, hope you like it!!!
For my card, I used an A2 card base and added a layer of grey card stock topped with a piece of designer paper that I added a stitching border to. Using the Make a Splash Die and the circle die from the Lost at Sea set, I went about laying out the design of my card. I wanted to add some seaweed to my "scene" and thought that the leaves from the Stitched Pretty Flower set would be perfect :) Once everything was in place, I used my Cameo to cut out the goldfish, adding a PK face in place of the one in the sil file. I colored in the eyes with my white gel pen and added some orange chalk to his cheeks. He sure is a cutie don't you think?
Finally I added some Totally Natural Trendy Twine and my sentiment, which I stamped onto the oval die piece from the Surprise Pop-Out Card Die

My Creative Time Products Used:

Other Products Used:
That's My Boy Paper Pad (Echo Park)
Gold Fish (Silhouette Store)
sewing machine, white gel pen, chalk, pop dots

So there is my Designer Challenge inspiration. I hope you like my card.
Make sure to head on over to the My Creative Time blog for more inspiration from the rest of the DT and for all the details on linking up your project!
Thanks so much for stopping by and have a GREAT day!

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Cupcake Thanks Candy Sticks...{Challenge Project}

Good Morning everyone! 
I am popping in with a non DT related project, but with an entry for a few challenges!
It has been a while since I played along with any so I thought I would share an order I just completed that happened to fit into a few I love to play along with.
A friend of mine contacted me looking for some birthday party favors. She wanted some candy sticks, purple~her daughters favorite color~ a birthday theme with a thank you message so these are what I created.
Hope you like them!
Candy sticks are so fun to make! Decorating the tags to fit the theme, have just endless possibilities. For my tags, I used some freebie images I got from Paper Smooches (links down below) and I designed them to fit inside my circle and scallop die cut~ all using my Silhouette Designer Studio.
Once I had the design in place, I printed and cut the shapes, assembled the tag and then added diamond stickles to the frosting and cotton candy stickles to the cherries.
Once they were all dry, I attached them to my skinny candy bags (already filled with white and purple candy jewels) with some Grape Fizz Trendy Twine.

Supplies Used:
Purple, white cardstock
diamond stickles
cotton candy stickles

And there are my treats. I am sure hoping my friend and the birthday girl love these!!!
That is all I have to share for today. Thanks so much for stopping by and have a GREAT day!!
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Entering this into the following challenges:
My Craft Spot~#143 Birthday!
PDE Linky Party~Tags
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