Sunday, January 27, 2013
OWH Sketch 157; BirdieBrown robot
Hi. I used OWH Sketch 157 and the digi I just got from BirdieBrown's Etsy store. Here's the sketch:
Pentel Handwriting Contest
Hi! Our OWH president told us about this contest at the Pentel FB page; you have until 1/31 to post a photo of a thank you note for a chance to win prizes! I decided to post this AnyHero note card I made for OWH. Here are the inside and outside:
Friday, January 25, 2013
OWH Midweek Throwdown: Easter cards
Welcome! I used a little Hampton Arts wood-mounted stamp and colored the bunnies like Peeps. I had just this scrap of ribbon left, enough to make a tiny bow. I thought a hero's child would like the multi-colored bunnies!
Hambo Hoedown challenge
The Hambo Hoedown challenge this week is to make a round card with swirls and spirals on it. This challenge was inspired by Hambo's new digi, Plate-Spinner. I decided to make an easel round card, which I'd never tried before.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
OWH Sketch & Color Theory Boot Camp
Welcome! Here is this week's sketch at the OWH Stars and Stamps blog: Free Vintage Digi Stamps; DP is My Mind's Eye "Stella Rose - Mabel papers 6x6 pad"; Michael's adhesive lace; Marvy Uchida button punch; sentiment is woodmounted from PrintWorksCollection. Thanks a lot for stopping by!
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Calling all magnet collectors!
I loved the new Hambo "Refrigerator" digi as soon as I saw it. It was a freebie to all who danced in the Hambo Hoedown last week, but you can purchase it at Hambo Stamps. Each time I travel anywhere, I try to buy a magnet; they all end up on my fridge door:
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Cute colleen in green
Hello! The Midweek Throwdown at OWH is to use green. I used the cute "Cafe Lizzie" digi by Whimsie Doodles; the sentiment is a wood-mounted rubber stamp from Judith. I colored with Copics and stampd the tiny daisy onto the coffee cup because it needed something and I didn't have any words that tiny! DP is MME Lost & Found "Breeze" 6x6.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Sketch 155 and cute Melonheadz rag doll!
I was tickled to see that Nikki at Melonheadz Illustrating, has started a new digi series called "Raggie Babies". I have always loved Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls. I used Nikki's pre-colored version of her first digi in the series. I followed OWH Sketch 155, altho I had to put my ribbon lower down on the card.
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Hambo challenge: use felt
Hi! I used Hambo Stamps' Wee Henry Karate digi stamp, with black felt for his belt and headband. Provocraft and Stampin' Up embossing folders; Copics.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
CELEBRATING: OWH reaches 2 MILLION card mark!
Sandy Allnock, president of Operation Write Home, just announced that OWH hit TWO MILLION CARDS! That's two million handmade cards shipped to our troops deployed in combat zones for them to write home on! Sandy made the announcement along with this fantastic new song and touching slideshow! Wow! Way to go, Sandy and OWH'ers everywhere! I can't even really wrap my brain around a number as huge as two million! I think of all the hard work it took Sandy and our shippers to prepare, sort, pack and ship that many cards. They are my heroes, too! I celebrated by making a card with one of my favorite MelonHeadz digis of a soldier bear. There's no sentiment, so I'm posting it for the Midweek Throwdown Challenge:
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
OWH Sketch 154
Hello and welcome! Here is this week's sketch at the OWH Stars and Stamps Blog:
Saturday, January 5, 2013
ODBD January challenge: embossing
Hi! I used a Melonheadz digi . I love that this Cuttlebug birthday embossing folder works like a sentiment. Image colored with Copics.
Party like a flock star!
This is Hambo's new Pheasant digi, free to everybody who danced in the Hoedown last week. The challenge this week is to choose 3 colors from hot pink, orange, aqua, green or yellow. Here's Mr Pheasant, looking for a party:
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Spring Flowers is the Midweek Throwdown theme at OWH. I used a rubber stamp by Great Impressions, with My Mind's Eye "Fine & Dandy Girl" 6x6 dp. Colored with Copics.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
TOP TEN: A look back at 2012!
OWH Stars and Stamps blog so you can check out the other blogs participating in this little trip down memory lane! I can't wait to see everybody's Top Ten! HAPPY NEW YEAR!
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