Sunday, May 30, 2010

Sneaking One In

I really wanted to play along with Joanne's Sketch Plus Three challenge, and I mananged to sneak away and make this card tonight, just in time! 
My "plus three" items are text paper, piecing, and kraft.  I also added the canvas texture to the olive layer and some fluff to the bunny tails.

Thanks for stopping by!

stamps - Snuggle Bunnies (MFT)
paper - vanilla, olive, lemon tart, black, kraft, Fly A Kite dp (OA)
ink - black
acc - canvas texture plate, medium scallop, and eyelet lace dies (PTI); nesties, liquid applique, black satin ribbon, button, dimensionals

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Come On Over, Friend!

Just a quick post today, got lots to do!

The kraft panel is stamped with woodgrain, and I just adore that plaid chair!

Have a great day, thanks for stopping by!

stamps - On My Couch, woodgrain bkgr (SU), Polka Dot Basics 2
paper - avocado, aqua mist, red, black, OA, white
ink - black, versamark
acc - ric rac die, corner rounder, button

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Papertrey May Blog Hop Challenge

I am playing along with the monthly PTI blog hop for the first time!  The challenge this month was to use felt.  So I used hawaiian shores felt for my flowers and cut out a top note simply chartreuse layer and stamped some text background on it.
I ran the card base through my big shot with the canvas texture plate.  Enjoy the rest of the hop!  You will find all the participants at Nichole's blog.

Thanks for stopping by!

stamps - Round and Round, Green Thumb (stems), Background Basics Text-style
paper - aqua mist, kraft, white
ink - dark chocolate
acc - linen/canvas impression plate, top note die, mat stack 1 die, beautiful blooms 3 dies, plum pudding ribbon, dark chocolate buttons, hawaiian shores and simply chartreuse felt

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Your Couch or Mine?

Just a quick friend card for you today!  I love seeing how many colors I can bring together in one card sometimes.  And I really love when it actually works, lol!

Thanks for stopping by, have a great weekend!

stamps - On My Couch
paper - crushed curry, barely banana, white, hawaiian shores
ink - crushed curry, rich razzleberry, kiwi kiss, gray, black
acc - black satin ribbon, button, apron lace punch, rhinestone

Monday, May 17, 2010

{ippity} Monday

Edited to add:  I was informed this card also meets PDCC29 challenge requirements,
thanks Savannah!
Welcome to another edition of {ippity} hop!  I made this card for Lisa's new release challenge, SPRING.  We were to use Scallops, Piercing, Ribbon, Ink, something New to you, and Green.  The layout for this card was inspired by Nichole Heady's second card found here.

Thanks for stopping by!

stamps - Simple Life
paper - vanilla, spring moss, kraft, ripe avocado
ink - ripe avocado, choc, copics
acc - swiss dots folder, piercing template, turquoise ribbon and rhinestone, dimensionals, apron lace punch

Thursday, May 13, 2010

New {ippity} is Here, Get Yours Today!

Please go HERE to view larger pictures of the new release and to purchase sets! 

The new {ippity} is here!  So go shopping!
Edited:  paypal buttons aren't working, please email me with your order.

Shipping is as follows: $2 per set, up to a maximum of $4.95, or FREE with a $50 order. For example: 1 set - $2, 2 sets - $4, 3+ sets - $4.95. The paypal buttons will not calculate shipping correctly, so I will manually refund any overages after you checkout. Questions? Email me at beckersred(at)yahoo(dot)com.

Receive free shipping AND a sample pack of 6x6 October Afternoon patterned paper with a $50 order! 

Here is a view of the patterned paper:
A 6x6 sample pack of this paper can also be ordered separately for $3, please email me.

And the new releases, all 10 of them:
Now & Always - $18

The Simple Things - $15

Season of Joy - $18

Delightful Little Things - $18

Fall For You - $18

A Little Buggy - $15

A Moment In Time - $18

Books a'Flutter - $5

Faith Blooms - $5

A Bit of Burlap - $5

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

New Ippity Release Coming!

Tomorrow, May 13, is {ippity}'s next release, and boy are the stamps cute!  You can order them from me starting tomorrow!

Mother's Day Card

This is the card I made for my mom for Mother's Day, I made it in purple for my MIL.  The layout was inspired by Amy Rohl.  The card base is actually charcoal, gives a little contrast to the black ribbon.

Hope you all enjoyed the day, it was quiet and low-key here, but nice!  My hubby made real blueberry pancakes for breakfast, yummmmm!

Thanks for stopping by!

stamps - Damask Designs (PTI), All Occasions (I think)(SU)
paper - charcoal, white, raspberry fizz
ink - raspberry fizz, black
acc - embossing folder, nesties, black satin ribbon, rhinestone

Monday, May 10, 2010

H{ippity} Hop

I'm playing along with the {ippity} hop this week, start at the {ippity} blog for the
complete list of hoppers!
I used some gorgeous paper my friend Lisa sent me for my birthday, thanks friend!  I stamped a little background on both flowers, and filled in part of the bird with a chocolate glitter pen.  The sketch is SSSC67 .  This is a larger card, measuring 6 x 4.5 inches.
Thanks for stopping by!

Check out my {ippity} sale, there are a few things left, don't miss it!

stamps - Music of My Heart, Enjoy the Ride (PTI)
paper - chocolate, razzleberry, lavender moon, MME Quite Contrary
ink - choc, razzleberry, lavender moon, choc glitter pen, red glitter pen
acc - nesties blooms, corner rounder, distresser, choc pearl

Saturday, May 8, 2010

There She Goes Mother of All Blog Hops!

MOABH Participant Blinkie

Welcome to the There She Goes Mother of All Blog Hops! If you have arrived here from Dawn Burnworth's blog, then you are in the right spot. If not, I recommend that you start back on the TSG blog to get the introduction to our hop as well as the information you will need in order to enter to win some exciting prizes!

The two sets that I am featuring for you today are Let's Get Together and Special Delivery.

Now it's time to send you on to Melissa Cash's blog!  Enjoy the rest of the hop!

stamps - Let's Get Together, Nature of Friendship
paper - kraft, black, sweet blush, berry sorbet, white
ink - sweet blush, pure poppy, black
acc - piercing template, dimensionals, pure poppy ribbon, red pearls

{Espressing Thanks}
stamps - Let's Get Together
paper - black, white, pure poppy, old olive, OA dp, Sensational Staples digital paper from MTME
ink - olive, black
acc - olive ribbon, button, nesties, top note die, cork, dimensionals, corner rounder, spiral edge punch

{Happy Mail}
stamps - Special Delivery
paper - aqua mist, hawaiian shores, spring moss, ripe avocado, rich razzleberry, white
ink - memento tuxedo, copics
acc - piercer, scallop edge punch, lemon tart ribbon, dimensionals, loopy edge punch

Saturday, May 1, 2010


I couldn't put this set down (as you will see in the next few posts), and I made this for my dear friend Lisa who is now a Dirty Girl!  Woohoo!
I had so much fun with color on this one, and I also added crystal effects to the lights and window.  Patterned paper is Scenic Route.

Thanks for stopping by, have a great weekend!

stamps - Enjoy the Ride
paper - olive, black, white, tangerine, Scenic Rte pp
ink - pure poppy, black, copics
acc - black satin ribbon (SU), button, black brads, CE, corner rounder