Monday, May 31, 2010

Unity Addicts Challenge #3

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Happy Memorial Day! I know it's beach day / day off but let's not forget all the wonderful men & women who serve our country!! Bless them all!!

I just posted the 3rd Unity Addicts Challenge in the SCS Unity Friends forum. If you love Unity I hope you will come and play along with us.

This week the challenge is to use your Unity images on the main panel of your card with no layers. You can take the main panel and layer it on a base and add sentiments if you like.

Optional twist to the challenge is to create a summer scene.

Here is what I came up with:


I used various Unity Stamp Kits for this one including the the May Store KOTM.

That's it for now.

Have a safe Memorial Day!


Saturday, May 29, 2010

Just Us Girls Saturday Challenge

It's Saturday and time for another challenge with JUST US GIRLS! This week is wild card week and Alicia's turn to pick our challenge. This week's challenge is the dry embossing technique.

I have had a super busy week here and had this card which I don't believe I posted awhile back and this nicely fits our challenge this week.

Here is my creation today:


I used the Gina K Designs set called Fruitful Harvest on this one.

Be sure to swing on by the JUGS DT and Jugs Blog for lots of fabulous inspiration:

Alicia


Dana


Lisa


Mona



Pam

Teresa Kline- JUGS Special Guest Designer for May


LeAnne Pugliese - Featured Designer




Well that's all for now!


Thanks for stopping by and I hope you will play along with us!



Till later....





Friday, May 28, 2010

Friends with Flair Friday

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It's Friday and time for a little Unity Fun! Be sure to swing by the Unity blog for a full list of those participating today. Someone from that list will be hiding the Friends with Flair blinkie and that is the blog where you have a chance to win some Unity.

This week i went with a CAS card. I've been loving these type of cards recently. Here is one using the Unity May KOTM. I used some SU pixie pink for the back layer and added stickles to her wings.



Don't forget hop on over to the Unity Blog for the full list of participants.


Well that's all I have for now.


Till later....


Thursday, May 27, 2010

Treehouse Challenge Thursday

Welcome to another Treehouse Thursday Challenge. This week our challenge comes from our fearless leader Ashley and we have a sketch challenge:




Here is my take on the sketch using one of the awesome rubber stamp sets, which by the way there is a huge sale on in the store right now. For this one I used Birthday Cupcake:


Closeup:




Be sure to swing on by the Treehouse Stamp's Blog and see the fabulous inspiration from the design team.


So be sure to check out the awesome deals on all stamps and take advantage of save and play time in the Treehouse.

That's it for now!


Thanks for stopping by!



Till later....

Monday, May 24, 2010

Unity Addict Challenge #2

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It's the second week I'm posting a Unity addicts challenge. Horray! We'd love for you to come out and play using your Unity stamps. Check it out HERE in the Unity Friends thread at SCS.

This week the challenge is to use Staples on your creation. You've seen this in papercrafting and it can be a blast. Now I know they make "special" paper crafting staplers with colored staples etc, but all you really need to do is go to your desk and get out the regular 'ole stapler!


This fabulous image is from the Unity May KOTM which is totally rockin. I used staples to hold all the ribbon. My pattern paper is by Daisy D's and the solids are by GKD.

Well that's it for now!

Till later...


Friday, May 21, 2010

Friends with Flair Friday

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It's Friday and time for a little Unity Fun! Be sure to swing by the Unity blog for a full l ist of those participating today. Someone from that list will be hiding the Friends with Flair blinkie and that is the blog where you have a chance to win some Unity.


This week I used the Hip Hop sketch:




Here is what I came up with using a sentiment from the Unity Cosmo Cricket set "Get Scrappy With Material Girl"




My background paper is from a DCWV stack pack. And the other pattern papers I just picked up at Michael's today by Recollections. Don't those buttons look real? Pretty cool papers.


Well that's all I have for now.


Till later....

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Treehouse Thursday Challenge

Welcome to another Treehouse Thursday Challenge. This week our challenge comes from DT member Yaneri, and it's a color challenge. The colors are Pink, Sky Blue, Brown and Creme.



Be sure to swing on by the Treehouse Stamp's Blog and see the fabulous inspiration from the design team.
It's save and play time in the Treehouse so you will want to check that out in the store!

That's it for now!

Thanks for stopping by!

Till later....

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Unity Addict Challenge

We'll you may remember for about a year we had weekly Unity addicts challenges, well I'm trying to bring them back. I think I posted a years worth which ended last fall because it seemed to fizzle out, so now I thought let's try and have some fun again.

If all goes as planned I will post a new challenge each week in the Unity SCS Unity Friends forum. Just a fun way to inspire each other with our Unity stamps we love so much.

For the first challenge let's get our buttons out. You see buttons all over the place and I've used them and have seen great cards made where you incorporate buttons on your image.

Check out what I did with Giggle Groove:


I also have to note that this is the VERY FIRST TIME I added machine stitching to my project! Yeah me! I have the Singer Pixie (if anyone has that one let me know what you think) and never really used it. But I finally got it going and did a little stitching!

Now for a close up of the buttons:



I added some apples all glittered up to the side, this is a pic of my kids apple picking. OK well the actual picture is them in the peach trees but we went to the farm Apple picking and was surprised to see they also had peaches! LOL!

Here is a close up of the apples:


All my images are from older Unity kits. Most of which were the first kits I got from Unity 2 years ago.

I finally got a little Unity organization system going to it's been easier to pull out the old images. I will have to take a picture and share with you.

Well that's all for now!

Thanks for stopping by!


Saturday, May 15, 2010

Just Us Girls - Color Challenge

Welcome to Saturday and the 33rd JUGS challenge! Wow, I can't believe we are up to 33! This week our lovely Mona is the hostess with the mostess! And we have a fabulous color challenge for you: Red, White, Blue with Kraft as the option.

I decided to print up some digi's for this challenge. I used the Treehouse Stamps Stars & Stripes digi set to create a Memorial Day card.

Here is what I came up with:






And a close up:


Gotta love this cupcake!


Be sure to swing on by the JUGS DT and BLOG for loads of fabulous inspiration.



Alicia

Dana

Lisa

Mona

Pam

Teresa Kline- JUGS Special Guest Designer for May


LeAnne Pugliese - Featured Designer

Well that's all for now!

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you will play along with us!

Till later....





Friday, May 14, 2010

Unity Friends with Flair Friday

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TGIF! Friday's mean a little Unity Fun! Be sure to swing by the Unity blog for a full l ist of the peeps participating today. Someone from that list will be hiding the Friends with Flair blinkie and that is the blog where you have a chance to win some Unity.

Today I have a few CAS - Clean And Simple cards to share with you. A few weeks ago AJ posted a CAS challenge and since then I've been addicted. I usually go with layers and lots of bling but have been liking this way. LOL!




For this one I used the new kit Get Scrappy With Material Girl.





This one I made for this week's SCS color challenge. The challenge was to use Melon Mambo and Soft Suede (SU colors), the twist or "dessert" as they call it was to add woodgrain of some sort. So I used the distressed lines CB folder. This card is using images from the Unity 100% Happiness kit as well as the April Super Sweet and Stuck on You kit.

Well that's all I have now!

Happy Friday!

Till later....

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Treehouse Challenge Thursday



It's Thursday and time for another Treehouse Challenge. This week our challenge is to make a masucline card. We always seem to be making frilly girly cards, at least I do. Even when I scrapbook I pull out pics of the daughter more than the son. Not good, but that's just because I love all the girly things. Well, this week it's time for a masculine card so I pulled something together which will be perfect for Father's Day.


The images I used are from the digi set called Toolrific. This set is perfect for those masculine cards especially with Father's Day around the corner. My background papers are from Basic Grey and solids are SU and Gina K.

Be sure to swing on by the Treehouse Stamp's Blog and see the fabulous inspiration from the design team.

That's it for now!

Thanks for stopping by!

Till later....

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Just Us Girls Challenge Saturday

It's Saturday and time for another challenge with JUST US GIRLS. Mona is our hostess this week and the challenge is to make a pocket card. These cards are soo easy and fun, that I made three! Today I have one ready and photographed to show you. I made one for my mom, my grandma and MIL for Mother's Day!

Here is the first one I made for today's challenge.




Here is a shot with the tag insert out and what I did with it:



Butterfly closeup:



Be sure to swing on by the JUGS DT for lots of fabulous inspiration:



Alicia

Dana

Lisa

Mona

Pam

Teresa Kline- JUGS Special Guest Designer for May


LeAnne Pugliese - Featured Designer

JUGS is also in the middle of a Design Team Call come check it out HERE.

Well that's all for now!

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you will play along with us!

Till later....





Friday, May 7, 2010

Unity Friends with Flair Friday

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TGIF! Friday means another Unity Friends with flair! Have you decided which new Unity sets you are getting? I know there have been some website issues but you will be able to get those new sets soon enough. The anniversary week went by in a flash but I had a blast being a part of it for the week.

Here is something I have for today which is also for AJ's color challenge with a twist this week. The colors: green, yellow and orange and CAS is the twist. The CAS part was the hard part for me because I tend to love layering and adding embellishments. SO, here is what I came up with:


I used images from Unitys exclusive store kit called 100% Happiness.

Be sure to swing on by the Unity blog to see who else is participating.

Thanks for stopping by.

Till later....

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Treehouse Challenge Thursday



It's time for another Treehouse Challenge! This week it was my turn to pick the challenge and I of course created a sketch! Here is my sketch for the challenge:
And here is what I did with it using a newly released image called Aloha:

I used a mix of basic grey papers except the green polka dots (source unknown).
Be sure to swing on by the Treehouse Blog to check out what the design team cooked up for this challenge. Then head on over to the Treehouse Store for all the fun new releases.

If you have not used digi images yet Ashley (owner of Treehouse) has put together some informative videos to help you out and show you just how easy it is.
Well that's it for now!
Till later....

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Just Us Girls Saturday Challenge

Happy National Scrapbooking Day!



And it's also Saturday again and time for another Just Us Girls Challenge. This week I am the hostess and I have a sketch for you.



Now here is the little twist if you choose to take it, to create a scrapbook page in honor of National Scrapbooking Day. If you come and play along you don't have to do that it's just an added twist which is optional.


Here is what I did with it using Unity Stamps:



SO be sure to hop on over to the JUGS blog for all the details on how to play along and in the meantime swing by the JUGS DT for amazing inspiration!


♥♥ Just Us Girls Design Team ♥♥

Alicia

Dana

Lisa

Mona

Pam

Teresa Kline- JUGS Special Guest Designer for May


LeAnne Pugliese - Featured Designer


Well that's all for now! Thanks for stopping by and I hope you will play along with us!

Till later....