Monday, January 31, 2011

Ahhh... the scent of cakes baking?

Do you LOVE to bake?
Or just to eat the end result!?
Hello! It is Monday again, which means two more new digis from
Monday Whatnots...what's not to love!
Introducing someone who LOVES to bake and decorate...
Betty digi by ARTish

I combined her with this palette from:
Colour Q

Do you like icing roses, or do you prefer an 'inside piece'?

I inverted the sketch from: Paperworks Co.

the gemstones are "in line"....Res-Q

and I definitely "delight in MY digis!"...Fab N Funky create this card...


The second NEW digi of the day is...
ConBEARsation Hearts digi by ARTish

Tune in Wednesday to see what I create with him!
To see more sweet cards using these images
visit Paper Pretties today and tomorrow!
Have an awesome week!
...stay warm...we're about to be snowed in
...oh the hours we can create!

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

"I saw a BEAR, I saw a BEAR..."

My days as a Girl Scout are coming back to me

in the form of a song... The BEAR Song

All that's missing is the "Tiddlee Ha Ha" at the end of each verse!!

Singing campfire songs yet?

No? How about "Happy BEARthday"

(his cake looks like a raging bonfire!)

Introducing one of the newest digis at The Pixie Cottage ...
Happy Bearthday digi by ARTish

Our challenge to you this week, as always gives you a choice!

You may utilize this fun sketch and/ or show us FLOWERS!

I did both...

making my own flowers with coordinating Basic Grey paper
and a sprinkling of beads...
Ooh La La 3 of a kind
Paper Playtime Party Related
My Graffico Anything goes

Create and link back your NEW creation to

The Pixie Cottage

for a chance to win Pixie Cottage Stamps !


BEAR-walking over to
Paper Pretties

with yet more Music playing;

this time a little more Rock N Roll than Kum By Ya!

Our Challenge for you is STITCHING!!!!!!!!!!!
Link back your NEW creation to
Paper Pretties
for a chance to win!!

Showcasing one of this week's new releases from
Paper Pretties Digi images boutique

Pauly the Guitarist digi by ARTish

I combined him with this sketch from:
Friday Sketchers

and the following challenge:

Our Creative Corner Analogous color trio

Aly’s Sunday Challenge for Guys
Woodware USA Anything Goes

to create...

The "Flowers" as implied were not quite the look I was going for so,

I created musical "rocks"...clear pebbles

(*I raided my mosaic stash from my last mannequin*)

over-layed on drawn music notes...

Corrosive Challenge Reduce Reuse Recycle -
-words to live by!!!!

May your creativity be music to someones heart,

Sunday, January 23, 2011


is taking place for one of our (PuRRRty) Prettie Girls!!!

click for ....BLOG HOP Starting Point

If on the correct hopping trail you just arrived from PAM

From here you hop to

all the way until you get to wish Jessica a...

In addition to the Birthday fest,

it is MONDAY...which means our weekly episode of

Monday Whatnots...What's Not To LOVE?

Our first new release is...
PuRRRty Girl digi by ARTish

I combined her with this sketch from: Sweet Stop Sketches

and this challenge...
Sugar Creek Hollow Black and White With a ‘splash of color’ pink

to create this card...

For the past few weeks we have highlighted a previously released Valentine's Image.

This week it's all about pigging out on chocolate!

...just ask the girls at Fun at Fairy Knoll

Re~introducing... Truffles digi by ARTish

Combined with this sketch from: Sketch Saturday


I do...

than chocolate!

Were you counting...of course there is a second NEW image today!

Calling all Rock Stars... and the wannabes!

Here's a digi you will dig...
Pauly the Guitarist digi by ARTish

Tune in Wednesday to see what I create with him!

To browse the plethora of other Prettie Creations with these three images visit

Paper Pretties

today and tomorrow (our digi design team is so large half showcase on Tuesday!)

Happy Creating!

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Hang On WE're going for a ride...


Today at Paper Pretties our challenge theme is Paper Piecing.

Link back your new creation for a chance to win!!

I was inspired by this
Sweet Sunday Sketch #100

Colour Create's color inspiring photo:

pink, grey,blue, cream/white

and the following challenges:

Design Dollies Have a Hand At it…I literally drew the stamp by hand :)
Scrap Creations Love is in the AIR
Pile It On anything
Fuzzy Wuzzy anything
Flutterby Wednesday Open week….Current of Butterflies!
to create this...

Very dimensionally pieced...

you don't even need 3-d glasses!

Officially a quote by Celine Dion, but my mommy,

to this day sends me encouraging words of 'mental altitude' like this....

A close up of the current of butterflies...

(for the other new release from this week's Monday Whatnots...what's not to Love...
look at my previous post)

Good Luck and happy paper piecing!!!!!!!
Floating over to the

The Pixie Cottage

Where the NOSE...

knows where to find a great sketch...

and our theme is LOVE.

(You have the option to create with both or one or the other!)

I combined both with this Brand NEW image...

PUPCAKE digi by ARTish

(in color)

to create this...

he is entered in the following challenges:

Paper Crafting Journey lets get digital
Wood Ware USAred, pink, white
Secret Crafters Saturday With Love
Wags n Whiskers With Love
Paper Play Cutie Patootie
Sassy Studio Use it Up—the felt and gemstone hearts

embellished with a trio of felt hearts...

to emphasize...

Have a 'LOVEly' time creating. Good Luck!!
Link back your NEW creation to
The Pixie Cottage


And speaking of Paper Piecing....
these are the two Uniquely Pieced Fairies
I currently have up for auction on eBay.
They are made with the unscripted movement of my scissors;
no patterns are used or made!
Invite one to fly to your neck of the world!

Have a fantastically creative week!