Tuesday, January 31, 2012

MY {IPPITY} Design Team and a color challenge

I am thrilled to be an {ippity} Chick with Unity Stamp Co. And now super thrilled to have put together my first {ippity} Design team - Got {ippity}?

Introducing the Got {ippity} chicks:

Thanks ladies for joining me!

Come hang out with us on our facebook fan page here: GOT {ippity}? and INVITE YOUR FRIENDS!

Onto a challenge I played in:

This week's Splitcoast color challenge is called "White Island Pool". The actual SU colors are: White, Island Indigo,Pool Party.

So those are the SU in colors which I actually do not have :-( So I picked out other SU colors that I hope are close enough. I used Pacific Point Blue and Bliss blue. No one go and compare actual paper though ok?

Here is what I came up with using the {ippity} kit called Where you should be:

Close up:

I added some black lace ribbon just because. I hope that is not against the color challenge rules! LOL! That fabulous ribbon is from Creating is Fun! I'm happy to report Martha from Creating is fun has asked me to be a part of her Design Team! WOO HOO! Be sure to swing on by the shop and check out all the wonderful embellishments Martha has in store for you! The flower I used is a Prima flower and I used a Copic marker to color the blue center!

If you are looking for some stamp shopping be sure to check out {ippity} available on the Unity website. To order {ippity} you are asked to pick a chick! I am an {ippity} CHICK! SO I WOULD LOVE FOR YOU TO PICK ME!!! SHOP HERE!

Maria Levine {IPPITY} CHICK

Thanks for stopping by!


Monday, January 30, 2012

{ippity} Monday!

OK it's Monday and time for an {ippity} linky party on the {ippity} opportunity blog!


This uses the {ippity} itty bitty called "Bee Better together".

Check out the January itty bitty releases:

YOU CAN NOW ORDER {ippity} VIA THE UNITY WEBSITE, FOR REAL! HEAD ON OVER TO THE {ippity} Chick page and pick me:


Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Just Us Girls 3D/Template Challenge

I am this week's 3D/Template challenge hostess over at JUST US GIRLS! Our "theme" is Valentine's Day! Pull out your heart things stamping items and create something 3D or use a template.

I hope you will want play in this week's challenge because I have a prize to offer participants! I am an {ippity} chick and will be offering an {ippity} kit to one random player this week! If you love {ippity} I invite you come by my new GOT {ippity} fan page on facebook!

Here is what I cooked up using the {ippity} Kit "Loads of Love":

This was a small (5x5) wooden frame (raw wood). I used some new Basic Grey papers, pink paint, Liquitex acrylic inks, small roses along with {ippity}'s Loads of Love stamp set to create this. I put the hearts in the upper left corner on grungeboard to make them stand out a bit.

I would love to be your {IPPITY} chick!! COME order your {IPPITY} HERE on the Unity website!!! Be sure you have me - Maria Levine - selected as your {IPPITY}chick!

Check out what the GIRLS cooked up this week:

Our January Guest Designer: Kylie

How to play:
  • You need to upload your project for this week's challenge to your online blog or public photo gallery.
  • Please display our graphic and link back to this post on your blog.
  • Leave a link that goes directly to your project in the Linky Tools form at the bottom of this post.
  • If you upload to online galleries, please also use the keyword or tag, JUGS121. After you post to Linky Tools you can also leave a comment here.
Deadline: To be considered for the "Chic of the Week" is 12:00 PM EST on Thursday,February 2nd . The Linky Tools form will close at that time. Our top pick, "Chic of the Week", will be announced on the following Friday morning

Friday, January 27, 2012

Friends with Flair Friday {ippity} Style!

It's Friday and time for some {ippity} Fun with me Maria Levine YOUR {IPPITY} Chick! I'm very excited for the new {ippity} format - being able to order online via Unity! AND I have a fun little something in the works to help me on my {ippity} adventure. I will share soon!

In the meantime here is a fun teal colored card I made using one of the newest {ippity} itty bitty's called "SWEET ON YOU".


Be sure to swing on by the UNITY STAMP CO's site to order your {IPPITY} from me! I would love to be your {ippity} chick! You can also order Unity along with your {ippity} now which is a wonderful thing.

Maria Levine

Be sure to come back tomorrow for the new JUST US GIRLS CHALLENGE! I am the hostess this week and have a prize to offer!

Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Queen Kat Designs - Miss Megs Mermaid

Today I wanted to share a fun image from Queen Kat Designs using one of Miss Megs mermaid images called

Be sure to swing on by the Queen Kat store to check out the latest and greatest!

Till later!

Monday, January 23, 2012

{ippity} Fun with canvas

Last week I got the new Stampers Sampler in the mail. I was inspired (as usual) by all the wonderful creations. The featured artist however used fun fabrics on her cards which I thought was fabulous. SO I decided to take out some fabrics that I had and play around.

Here is what I came up with:

For this I used some cool paper from Basic Grey, embossed it and added some color to the embossing. Underneath the paper I layered some fabric at the edge. I pulled out some canvas, sprayed it with some glimmer mists and stamped on it using {ippity} stamps. The sentiment was stamped on a piece of a shipping tag I ripped and altered with color.

I was not sure what I thought about this when I finished it but I liked how it came out. I think I will make another one in a different color and maybe a video tutorial!

Be sure to swing on by the UNITY STAMP CO's site to order your {IPPITY} from me! I would love to be your {ippity} chick! You can also order Unity along with your {ippity} now which is a wonderful thing.

Maria Levine


Saturday, January 21, 2012


This week is color challenge week with JUST US GIRLS! Our hostess Vicki has picked some pretty colors: Pink, Red and White. Of course this makes me think of Valentine's day! For my creation this week I also played along in the Friday Splitcoast challenge called Have a Heart, where we had to use at least 2 hearts on our project.

Here is what I came up with:

For this I used Stampin Up and Basic Grey papers. My stamped images are from Unity and {ippity}. The hearts are from the {ippity} kit called Music of my Heart and the banner on the right is from the {ippity} kit called The Best. Ok so my "pink" loves a bit like orange or coral but I promise you it is a shade of pink.

Did you know that you can now buy both UNITY AND {IPPITY} together on the Unity website. LET ME BE YOUR {ippity} chick! When ordering {IPPITY} be sure to click my mug on the site. TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO SAVE BIG: 39% off your entire order using coupon code ANG39!

Maria Levine

Be sure to swing on by the JUST US GIRLS BLOG to leave some love and play along with us this week!

That's all for now!


Friday, January 20, 2012

{ippity} ROCKS - Friends with Flair Friday

Did you get your {ippity} on yet? Today and tomorrow are the last days for the BIG sale over at Unity/{ippity}! Save 39% on almost everything.

Here is a fun card using one of the newest {ippity} itty bitties:

Now hop on over to the Unity site and place your order by picking ME as your {ippity} chick.

Maria Levine
Thanks for stopping by!

Maria Levine

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