Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Little Red Wagon Challenge #407 ~ Bow(s) and Arrow(s)

Hello there.  It's that time of the week again... Wednesday and a new challenge at Little Red Wagon.  Our hostess this week is Sandy and her theme is BOW(S) AND ARROW(S).  She wants to see either bows, arrows or both on your projects.

I found this great paper from Echo Park The Story of Us with the arrows on it when I started to look at what to do for this challenge and when I coloured up the troll from Your Next Stamp Insanely Happy set I noticed she had a bow in her hair so I got them both covered :) Sentiment is from the same set.


Glad you could come by.  Don't forget to head on over to Little Red Wagon, check out what the girlfriends have done for inspiration and link up a Bow(s) and Arrow(s) project of your own.

Have a GREAT day as always!!!

Also for:
Your Next Stamp ~ Sketch and Colour challenge #70
Kraftin Kimmie Stamps ~ Wonderful Wednesday Challenge



Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Little Red Wagon Challenge #406 ~ Bugs and Slugs

Hello there.  Welcome to another new challenge at Little Red Wagon.  Kate is our hostess this week and her choice is BUGS AND SLUGS.  She wants to see bugs, insects, butterflies, etc. on your project.

Well I looked through my entire stash of stamps, both physical and digis looking for something that fit this theme.  That was a job in itself.  I came to one conclusion.....I am ABSOLUTELY NOT A FAN of bugs, insects, butterflies, etc.  :)  Truth be told (and for those of you that know me, this comes as no surprise) I despise all of the above mentioned critters, even to the extent of having panic attacks when certain ones come near me.  So just when I was about to give up, I found this tiny cartoon-y butterfly in a set of stamps from High Hopes that I won.  So I coloured it up with my Copics, put it on a Thank You card using the sentiment from the same set and called it done.  Sorry, Kate, that I had such a hard time with your challenge this week.


Head on over to Little Red Wagon, check out what the other girlfriends have made (and I am sure they did not have as hard a time as I did), and then join us with a SLUGS AND BUGS project of your own.

Have a wonderful Wednesday.



Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Little Red Wagon Challenge #405 ~ Favourite Products

Good morning. Well, after a week's break I am back at Little Red Wagon and ready to tackle a new challenge.  Mandy is our hostess and her theme is an easy one.  She wants to see your favourite products on your projects ~ they could be from a certain company or an actual product itself.

My choice is absolutely NOT what you think it is going to be.  Although Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps is my ALL-TIME BAR NONE favourite I use them almost every week so went in a different direction today. I made a page of a quote in my bullet journal using my favourite colours, inks, flowers and birds.  The distress inks from Tim Holtz in Picked Raspberry, Worn Lipstick, Broken China and Mowed Lawn were placed on a plastic sandwich bag, misted with water and then added to my journal page for the background.  The hummingbird and hibiscus stamp are from another of my favourite Canadian companies, Your Next Stamp.  I printed a quote I found about hummingbirds and if there is anything I wish I had done differently it is the lettering.  Not a big fan of my handwriting but am working on it.  The photo mat is for a picture of a hummingbird at the feeder at the trailer.  They are hard to capture so it may be a while :)


Bullet journalling has become a creative outlet for me as it incorporates planning and creativity and art journalling too.  I haven't been as consistent at it lately as I would like to be.  But another thing I am working on.

Thanks for dropping by.  Head on over to Little Red Wagon, once again check out what all of the other girlfriends have created and show us your favourites, whether they be products, companies or things.

Have a great Wednesday!!!


Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Guest Designer for Craftaholics R Us


Good Morning.  Today I am guest designing for Craftaholics R Us where the theme for this week is ANYTHING GOES.  Here's my card:



I used a digital stamp from Tiddly Inks called Sunshine Annabelle coloured up with my Copics.  Patterned paper is My Favorite Things Sweet Celebration 6 x 6 pack.  Sentiment stamp is from Your Next Stamp.  Doily and flowers are from my stash.  Enamel dots are made with Nuvo drops in Aquatic Mist.  These are one of my recent finds and I really like them.

Thanks for dropping by.  Please head on over to Craftaholics R Us and join myself, Janis and her design team for the ANYTHING GOES challenge this week.  Looking forward to seeing every one's creations. And thanks Janis for giving me the chance to guest design for you.



Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Little Red Wagon Challenge #403 ~ Christmas in July

Hey.  Welcome to a new challenge at Little Red Wagon.  Our hostess this week is Jan and since we are about halfway there her challenge is CHRISTMAS IN JULY.....never too early to start.  She wants to see our Christmas projects this week.  It is actually Christmas in July weekend at our trailer park this weekend and we get to decorate for Christmas along with fun activities for the kids.  I am looking forward to it.

Here is the card I made.  It uses two sets from Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps, Christmas Blessings and Christmas Blessing Sentiments.  There are so many ways to mix and match these stamps for a variety of cards.  Patterned paper is from my huge stash of Christmas.  Wooden stars are the only added embellishment.


Head on over to Little Red Wagon and check out the amazing work and inspiration by the other girlfriends and come back and link up a Christmas project of your own.  Since it is my favourite time of the year I can not wait to see all of your makes.  :)

Thanks for dropping by.  Hope to see you again soon.  Have a wonderful Wednesday.



Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Little Red Wagon Challenge #402 ~ Thanks Bunches!!

Good morning.  Welcome to the start of a new challenge at Little Red Wagon.  I am the hostess this week and my challenge is called THANKS BUNCHES! I want to see your makes featuring thank you's.  I remember growing up we wrote lots of thank you notes to people who gave us presents and I still enjoy doing it to this day so I can always use thank you cards in my stash.

The background is made with a stencil from Vicki Boutin and Tim Holtz distress inks in Worn Lipstick, Victorian Velvet and Tattered Rose.  I splattered it with water to add effect.  Stamps and sentiment are from Your Next Stamp coloured with Copic markers.  The cookie jar is covered with glossy accents.  (This didn't turn out quite how I pictured....it looks a little too "Valentine's Day" to me; maybe it would look different if I used other colours.)


Anyhow, head on over to Little Red Wagon, check out what the other talented girlfriends have made and link up a THANK YOU project of your own.  You have until Tuesday evening when I will pick my faves.

Thanks for dropping by.  Hope everyone has a great day!



Thursday, July 6, 2017

Little Red Wagon Challenge #401 ~ Wet and Wild!!

Good Wednesday morning.....oh wait...it's Thursday!  Somehow back from vacation I lost a whole day and so this post is a day late.  But isn't there a saying that goes "Better late than never"....let me just apply that.

This week our challenge theme at Little Red Wagon is Wet and Wild.  Our hostess is Sandy and she wants to see our water themed projects; a perfect challenge for Summer.

I used a retired set from Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps called Rainy Day Fun and coloured up this little boy playing with the frogs in the puddles with my Copic markers.  All little ones like to do this don't they? Indulge me for a moment while I tell you a story.....Last week while on vacation it rained...A LOT.  During one of the downpours I was at a friend's trailer and when the rain stopped decided to walk the 10 minutes back to our trailer.  I had on flip flops.  The roadway was muddy with lots of puddles.  By the time I got back to our trailer I had mud all up the back of me and even in between my toes were wet and muddy.  I don't think I have ever been so muddy even as a child.   Needless to say I was never the child on my card :) And our shower worked great to clean me off. Here's my card:


Head on over to Little Red Wagon, check out the makes from the other girlfriends and link up something Wet and Wild of your own.

Thanks for dropping by.  Hope to see you soon.



Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Little Red Wagon Challenge #400 ~ Three's Company

Good morning.  It is Wednesday again and time for a new challenge at Little Red Wagon.  Our theme is THREE'S COMPANY ~ we want to see three of something on your projects.  Easy, peasy one!!

Here's mine ~ a shaker card embellished with three enamel dots.  I tend to group things in three automatically as I like the way it looks :) Stamp and sentiment are from a retired Kraftin' Kimmie set called Monster Mash coloured with Copics.


A close up of the image:


As always, hop on over to Little Red Wagon and check out the girlfriend's projects and link up a project of your own using something x 3.

Thanks for dropping by.  As you read this, I am spending some time relaxing and enjoying our new weekend getaway....even if it is during the week. Here's my view this morning:


Have a wonderful day!!