Monday, August 21, 2017

Cora from Rubbernecker Stamps

Hello friends! I have found a new stamp company! I should say new to me stamp company. Rubbernecker Stamps. A fellow crafter told me that Rubbernecker Stamps was having a DT call. I had to check them out right away! OH MY GOSH!!! Let me tell you, they have some of the funniest sentiments ever! And a ton of super cute stamps. Some are red rubber cling stamps and some are clear stamps. One thing for sure, there's stamps for everyone at Rubbernecker Stamps

I loved everything I was seeing at Rubbernecker Stamps so I decided to apply for the DT. GUESS WHAT?!?! I was chosen to be on their team! I couldn't be more excited. 


For my first Rubbernecker Stamps assignment, I chose to work with one of their adorable little girl stamps. I'd like you to meet Cora. She also has a die that can be purchased along with the stamp. It is called Cora's Die Cut.

Cora is a beautiful, but sassy little lady. Cora would look great colored in ANY media and ANY color combos. Since Copic markers are my favorite coloring media, I went with that. 


I started out by coloring Cora's skin and hair. 

Skin: E04, E11, E00, E000, E0000
Hair: E29, E25, E11

Once the skin and hair was done, I moved on to the clothes. 

Shirt and Bow: R81, R83, R85
Jeans: B93, B95, B97, B99


I added some highlights to Cora's clothes with a white gel pen. 

When I had the image completely colored, I picked out the papers I wanted to use and stamped the sentiment. The sentiment is also from Rubbernecker Stamps. It is called Be Your Own. This sentiment is perfect for Cora.


I distressed the papers for my card and added some pretty laces. I used foam squares to create a little depth to the card. 

Rubberneckers Stamps has a blog that is sure to inspire you. You can find that HERE. Make sure to subscribe to the blog so you can stay up to date on new released stamps! My card will be on the blog today! 

Thank you all for stopping by. Have a craftastic day! 

Hugs, 
       Tina

Sunday, August 20, 2017

3D Cups with The Cutting Cafe

Hi there! It is inspiration time for The Cutting Cafe DT.  Today we are working with a newly released file...the 3D Cup.  


I was a little nervous about making this 3D Cup. I am not very good at making 3D anything! It usually turns out all wonky. 

I was surprised when the cup went together quick and easy. I should have known it was going to be like that. I mean, I was using one of The Cutting Cafe files. ALL of their files go together easily. That is one of the many things I love about this shop! 

I love the paper on this cup! I cut the file out with my Cricut Explore, but you don't have to have a fancy machine to use files from The Cutting Cafe. They come in several different formats, including PDF. 

Once all the 3D Cup pieces were all cut out, I slapped this baby together in about 20 minutes. This would make a perfect gift for someone. Especially filled with hot cocoa! I love me some hot cocoa. I've already started drinking it this summer. The weather here has been cold and rainy. Fall is on it's way! 

Thank you so much for stopping by. Don't forget to go and check out what the rest of the DT did with the 3D Cup file. If you leave a comment on the DT inspirational post, you will be entered in a chance to win 3 free Cutting Cafe files of your choice. 

Have a craftastic day! 

Hugs, 
    Tina

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Christmas in August with The Cutting Cafe

Hello crafty friends. Today I have some Christmas inspiration for you. Since The Cutting Cafe didn't do Christmas in July, we are doing it in August! 


I decided to use the Bulbs for the Tree Printable Stamp Set from The Cutting Cafe along with an image from Paper Nest Dolls. I am really loving these Bulbs! They would make a super cute card all on their own.  
I colored the images with Copic markers.


 The Cutting Cafe has a ton of awesome files for all of your Christmas Projects. No cutting machine? No problem! The files also come in PFD format so you can cut them out by hand. 

Thank you so much for visiting! Be sure to stop by The Cutting Cafe on the 7th for the DT inspirational post. You are sure to see a bunch of great Christmas Projects. If you leave a comment on the inspirational post you will be entered in a chance to win 3 free Cutting Cafe files of your choice. 




Friday, August 4, 2017

Reneabouquets August 2017 Blessing Challenge

Hi all! I am up on the Reneabouquets Blog today with a new monthly challenge. You won't want to miss out on this! Renea has put together an awesome prize for the random winner. 

Here's the project that I made for inspiration. 


If you want to know more you'll have to hop on over to the Reneabouquets Blog.



Here's a picture of the prize! Awesome stuff! 



Can't wait to see your projects in the challenge! We are sure to have fun! 
 Hugs, 
        Tina

 Reneabouquets Products Used 

Mini Pink Sorbet Mulberry Paper & Roses Leaves Set
Sweetheart Lavender Glitter Glass
Shabby Lavender Roses Glitter Glass Butterflies
Teal Chunky Glitter Glass
Pink Chunky Glitter Glass
Reneabouquets Trim Sheer Romance Lace White

You can find Reneabouquets here...

Reneabouquets

Reneabouquets Etsy shop




Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Paper Nest Dolls New Fall Images Release

Hello friends! Today is the release of 4 new Paper Nest Doll images. Three of them are Fall images and one is a back to school image. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE them! 
I have made two cards today using one of the images. ..Avery With Pumpkin.

It's amazing to me how different the same image can look when colored with different colors. Both images were colored with Copic Markers.
Copic markers used
Skin: E04, E11, E00, E000, E0000, R30
Hair: E29, E25, E11
Clothes: BG09, BG15, BG10, RV69, RV19, RV63
Pumpkin: YR09, YR04, YR15, G99, G94, BG93

This was the first time I have ever put freckles on a Paper Nest Doll. I love freckles and love how they look on Avery! You will be seeing more freckled face Paper Nest Dolls from me in the future =)

Copic markers used
Skin: E04, E11, E00, E000, E0000, R30 (blush) E97 (freckles)
Hair: E15, E08, E97
Clothes: RV69, RV19, RV17, E53, E51, E50, 
Boots: E29, E25, E33
Pumpkin: YR09, YR04, YR15, G99, G94, BG93

The adorable pumpkin is a file from The Cutting Cafe. It is the one of the files that come in the Halloween and Fall Shaker Cards Set. In this set, you get 5 different shaped shaker cards and a bunch of sentiments for a super great price. 

Here's a few more pictures...just because I love how these cards turned out =)


Thank you all for stopping by. Make sure you hop on over to the Paper Nest Doll Blog to check out the rest of the new Fall images. They are SOOOO CUTE!! 

Hugs, 
                      Tina Goodwin

Friday, July 21, 2017

Reneabouquets Shabby Chic Mixed Media Card

Good morning! I am back with a gorgeous Shabby Chic Mixed Media Card made with lots of goodies from Reneabouquets.



Here's a sneak peak =P. If you want to see the entire card head on over to the Reneabouquets blog! 



I promise you will not be disappointed! 



Thank you so much for stopping by. Have a craftastic day! 

Reneabouquets supplies used

Blue Fern Studios Cardstock - Serendipity

You can find Reneabouquets here...

Reneabouquets

Reneabouquets Etsy shop

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Silhouette Cards with The Cutting Cafe

Hello crafty friends! I am here with inspiration from The Cutting Cafe. Our assignment this week was to use the Fun with Silhouettes file and leave the silhouette black. I'm not going to lie. This one was hard for me. I had NO idea's. How can you make a card (or project) cute with a black Silhouette? So, I went to the best place I know...The Cutting Cafe Design Team. I started looking at the pictures of their projects and was instantly inspired. We really have a great team of talented crafters! 


I went through my scraps of paper and found this cute snow man paper. Perfect for a Silhouette of a snowflake, I thought. I had this adorable card made in about 20 minutes. WHAAATTT??!! Yes, 20 minutes! I was so excited with how fast this card went together I decided to make a couple more. 



Another 30 minutes later, I had 3 cards done. I was hooked! I wanted to keep making them. So, I busted out 2 more. 



I seriously had these 5 cards done in less time than it usually takes me to make one card. And they're super cute! I'd say these are perfect cards to be making and selling at craft bazaars. The are unique, cute, take hardly no time at all AND they are a great way to use up scraps.

Here's a couple more shots of each card...


Each silhouette is cut out using my Cricut Explore. 









I'm super happy with how all of these turned out. Who know cards with black silhouettes could be so cute?!?! I will be making more for bazaars! 

Thank you so much for stopping by tonight. See you all again soon! Don't forget to check out what the rest of the design team came up with tomorrow (July 21,  2017) on The Cutting Cafe blog. If you leave a comment on the inspirational post, you will be entered in a chance to win 3 free Cutting Cafe files of your choice. 
Hugs, 
                      Tina Goodwin

Friday, July 14, 2017

Guest Designing for Reneabouquets

EEEEEKKKK!!! I am guest designing for Reneabouquets today! 


Stop by the Reneabouquets blog to see the tutorial on how I altered this cupboard door. 



Reneabouquets has the most beautiful butterflies and dragonfly embellishments EVER! I use them all the time on my cards. She also has gorgeous laces, pretty flowers, glitter glass, chipboard pieces and more. If you have not checked out her online store, don't wait any longer! 

Reneabouquets also has a Facebook page. There you can see all of the gorgeous creations from her design team,  watch for any specials and new see the new products arriving in the store.  

Ok! Enough rambling! Go check out my tutorial on the Reaneabouquets blog!

See you again soon! Have a craftastic day! 
Hugs, 
                      Tina Goodwin

Friday, July 7, 2017

Flower Pop Up and New AHNM image

Hi everyone! It's inspiration time at The Cutting Cafe! This week we are working with the Flower Pop up file. You have to stop by later today to take a look at the DT inspirational post and all the different things that the DT did with this file. It's awesome how many different things we can come up with using the same file. If you leave a comment on that post, you will be entered in a chance to win 3 free Cutting Cafe files of your choice! You can't beat that! 

Ok, on to the card I made...


Eeekkk! So many cute tiny blue flowers! I cut about a million of this little things, inked them with faded jeans distress ink and then glued them together. 


They were the perfect accent for this beautiful new image from Angels Hearts and Memories. 


This lady looks like a Goddess. In fact, her name is Goddess Ivy. I think the tiny blue flowers surrounding her makes her even more beautiful. 


When I look at a card, I am often drawn to the little details...like these tiny flowers. They are small, but they really complete this card perfectly. 


Thank you so much for stopping by. Have a craftastic day! 
Hugs 

Monday, June 19, 2017

BINGO with The Cutting Cafe

Hello! How is everyone enjoying their summer? I have been working my tushy off! I've got the veggie garden in, spring cleaned my girls' bedroom and my bedroom, we've been hiking a "hill" once a week (I call it a mountain, but my husband says it's a hill. It's 900 ft in elevation. On the trail there is 480 steps. No, that's NOT a typo! I almost died the first time we did it this summer, but it gets a little easier each time we do it.), we clean the cat kennels at Petco every Saturday for the animal shelter and we are fostering kittens. (Getting new foster babies on Thursday)  Not to mention trying to keep up on the daily chores AND make time for craft therapy =) 

I'm so thankful for my DT positions so that I have to make time to sit down and craft! Otherwise I might get to wrapped up in all the work that needs done. 

This week at The Cutting Cafe, we are working with the Printable Bingo Card Sets


There are so many fun things you can do with the different bingo cards. I went with a card, well because I love making cards. 


The butterfly was hand made by my Great Aunt. She is 86 years old. A couple of months ago she got into tatting. I had no idea what tatting is when she started. It's a very pretty form of needle work, just in case you didn't know either. 


I usually layer the inside of my cards with card stock to make the card strong enough to hold all the embellishments.

I think the Bingo Card Set Printable Stamps make adorable cards. You can also print them out to play a bingo game. 

Thank you so much for stopping by today. Check back at The Cutting Cafe on June 21st. If you leave a comment on the DT inspirational post, you will be entered in a chance to win 3 free Cutting Cafe files of your choice.

See you again soon!
Hugs,
         Tina 

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

It's Road Trip Time with The Cutting Cafe

Hello! A road trip sounds fun, don't you think? I'd like to drive down to the lower 48. Drive through Washington, Oregon and into California to hit a warm beach. Maybe take the kids to Disney Land. 

The only problem is is that it is fishing season and there is no way that my man is going to be missing that. Plus my two oldest kids are going to be going to Dillingham, Alaska in a few days to help a family friend during the fishing season. He owns his own boat and does commercial fishing. 

On to today's project. The Cutting Cafe Design Team is working with the It's Road Trip Time file. This file is soooooo cute! It comes with different printable sets that you could use on a card or scrapbook page. 


I think this may be the cutest Interstate sign I have ever seen! The paper I used is from My Minds Eye. It's called Abbey Road. I have had this paper in my stash for years. I am happy to be putting it to use. 

I used my Cricut Explore to cut out the card, numbers and word. 

Check back with The Cutting Cafe tomorrow, June 6th, to see what the rest of the DT has come up with using the It's Road Trip Time file. If you leave a comment on the DT inspirational post you will be entered in a chance to win 3 free Cutting Cafe files of your choice. 

Thanks for popping in! Have a craftastic day! 
Hugs, 
        Tina

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun!

When you read the title, did you sing it in the tune of Madonna's Girls Just Wanna Have Fun? I do every time I see it. I love that song. 

Anyhoo...I have a rocking card to share today using an image from Angel's Hearts N Memories.  


The image (Rock Star Molly) kinda reminds me of Madonna. Which is why I made her blond. I used Copic Markers to color her. 



 I used some GORGEOUS papers from Prima. The pack is called Rose Quarts. I got the ephemera that goes with the paper pack. There's some awesome stuff in there!


The pink butterfly is from Renea's Bouquets. She has LOTS of gorgeous butterflies, dragonflies and more. You should totally check out her store. 

Thank you so much for stopping by. This girl needs to get to bed! Have a good night/day wherever you are =)

Hugs, 
         Tina