Thursday, April 29, 2010

The Pink elephant Scraps!

Hello, welcome to another wonderful scrappy day with The Pink Elephant gals!  Thursday is the day for a whole new challenge so hop right in and get craftin'!  This week we are creating our own flowers for embellishments for our projects. I had fun creating mine and there are so many great tutorials out there right now too!!  For my page I used some Basic Grey Mellow paper I had stashed away.
 Here is a close up of the flower I made.  It is just like the flower from Yesterdays card only larger.  This is my new fav. flower technique I think...*smiles*

I had a blast creating this page.  The pictures were so fun to capture and pose for.  So staged but, that's ok...right?!  *giggles*  

So what are ya waiting for?  I know you have a few tricks to creating your own flower embellishments..If ya need some inspiration first be sure to stop by the Pink Elephant Blog to see the rest of the Design teams creations.  I look forward to seeing your pages!  
Have a great crafty day!! JennK

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Woot Woot It's Wednesday!

Guess what that means??  Time for a new challenge at The Wild Flower Patch!  This week is a color challenge.  The colors to use are Pink and Orange...Makes me think of summer and sherbet ice cream!  YUMMY!!

What did I make??  A couple of cards..that's what.  I used a few of the cute fairy stamps.  They colored up so sweet in this color combo.
Take a peek....
 A close up...
I used the Cuttlebug to emboss the background.  I colored the image with Copics and I added ribbon trim and flowers from my stash. This image is Poppy Butterfly fairy.

My next card.  This was a first using this color combo for a skin tone.  What do ya think??  I think I like it!
A close up of this one...
I created my own flower for an embellishment.  I used circles that were embossed and distressed on the edges.  Added a felt circle and a button to top it off.  I colored this image with Copics and used a scrap of Basic Grey Sugar Rush paper.  The image is Crisanta Butterfly Fairy.

I hope you enjoyed my samples today...Let me know what ya think.  I love hearing from you.  Until next time..Have a great week!  Jenn K

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Magnolia Blog HOP

Hello!  welcome a another Magnolia-licious Christmas all year long blog hop.  I am happy to share a card I created for this month.  I hope you have fun hopping around to all the wonderful creations.  
For my card I used the Tilda with vintage roses image.  Colored her in with Copics. The pendant behind her is from Spellbinders it is called Fair Isle.

Your next stop on this Fun hop is Jessica Hammond.  
Have fun hopping! JennK

Friday, April 23, 2010

QKR Stampede!

Hello and happy Friday to ya!!  I don't know about you but, I am SO happy it is finally Friday!  Today I have a few cards I created with my QKR stamps to share with you.  I gotta tell ya, they have So many cute and funny stamps it is hard to just pick a few to play with.  The rubber is red deeply etched and stamps wonderfully.  Take a look at the variety of images and saying HERE.

On to my cards now...
I have had lots of fun creating with this image.  The paper I used for this card is by Basic Grey it is called June Bug.  I colored the image with my beloved Copics.

Here is a close-up of the coloring.

This is the inside of the card.  Isn't this sentiment the truth!

My next card is this sweet little turtle...

I paper pieced his umbrella and added some 3D crystal lacquer to it for some pop...I had I hard time showing that in my picture though.  The rest of the image I colored guessed it!  Copics :-)

I did some stitching with my sewing machine.

I hope you enjoyed my cards today.  I had a blast creating them.
Have a great weekend!! JennK

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Ella's Pink Scrapbook

Hello!  It is Thursday already!!  The weeks are just flying by!  Only a few more and my boys will be out of school...sheesh!  Where does the time go?  Today is the day for a new challenge to begin over on The Pink Elephant scrappy edition.  This weeks challenge is to use some chipboard and paint on your layout.  Haven't tried one or both of these things yet?....Well, today is the day you do!  Get crafty and join us in this adventure.

I used up some Cosmo Cricket scraps and some chipboard letters by American Crafts and embellies from Cosmo Cricket.  I added some paint elements to the layout to give it a fun youthful feel.  
A few close-ups.

I had fun with this challenge.  Hope you enjoy it as much as I do.  Don't forget to take a peek at the other creations from the dt on The Pink Elephant blog if you haven't already.

Have a great day!!  JennK

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Wild Flower Wednesday today!

Hello all you fabulous crafters!  Welcome to another wonderful Wildflower Wednesday!  This weeks challenge is all about paper piecing.  Unfortunutly I was not able to complete a project this week to share, but I still wanted to let you know about the wonderful fun happening on The Wild Flower Patch blog.  I hope you have a chance to check it out and play along this week.  I will be back soon with more craftiness!  Until then here is a card I created not too long ago where I paper pieced the gift box this sweet little girl is sitting on.  

Till next time have fun crafting!!  JennK

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Ella's Pink Scrapbook

Hello and welcome to another scrap challenge from Ella over at The Pink Elephant!  We all have been so excited to bring these new additions to you and we all hope you are having as much fun as we are.  On with this weeks is really simple.  We want to see your Easter/Spring layouts.  Bring on those bunnies, eggs, family gathering, or however you spent the first few days of spring.  For my layout I used some pictures from last years Easter hunt I had not scrapbooked yet.  I used some Basic Grey that I kinda forgot I did that happen?!

Here you can see that I got 4 nice sized photos on my layout.  I used some June Bug papers and embellishments from Basic Grey.  I also used a brad I found of an egg and punched some leaves for behind my journaling.  Overall I am pleased with the layout.

Here is a close-up of some of the embellishments.

And the title area.  I am lovin' that little bee!

I hope you enjoyed my layout for this week.  Now hop on over and see what else the design team has created this week.
Hugs, JennK

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Wild Flower Wednesday

Hello and welcome to another fun wildflower Wednesday!  Today is all about punches!  I have to tell ya...I had a punch casualty while making my card.
My poor beloved butterfly punch from fiskars took a hit!  So...I ended up hand cutting my butterfly for this card.  This weeks challenge is to use 3 punched elements and bold colors.

Here is the card I created for this weeks challenge.
I did use three shapes and some bold colors....just one of the shapes ended up being hand cut....opps!

Here is a close-up of the coloring and the little detail on the edge of the card.  

And the inside of the card.  I just thought this sentiment was perfect with these papers! As you can see my butterfly is hand cut.  My poor punch just couldn't cut another butterfly...sniffle, sniffle...

I hope you like my sample this week.  Stop by the rest of the design teams blogs for some great inspiration too.  See ya at The Wildflower Patch!, JennK

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Copic Journal

Hello and happy Saturday!  I hope you are having a great weekend so far.  The day here is absoulty WONDERFUL!  The weather is WOW!!  I have been working on this awesome mini journal for my Copics.  I stumbled upon this blog that had a whole mini journal download just for your beloved COPICS!  If you would like to make one for yourself take a peek HERE at the Copic Munkies.  This is such a cute and fun blog, so glad I found it!

So, wanna see what my new favorite little book looks like??  Here it is!!
This is the front cover.  I used some chipboard out of a pack of paper.  I covered it with some Super YUMMY paper from Jillibean soup.  Oh how i have hoarded this paper, till I could find just the perfect use for it.  I think I have!

This is the first page in my new favorite book.  To add a little fun to it I colored a border with my COPICS all around the outside of the page. I love the irregularity of it...and the colors coordinate with my papers...YAY!
Next is the first section divider I created.  Where behind it you will find........
This!!  this is the section that shows me all the colors I have and all the colors I still gotta get.....
Here is another page divider.  I had fun decorating it with an image I colored in form Mo Manning.

And another.  All the tabs I made myself using this Yummy paper.  

This page has a pocket in it..just in case I need to stash something in my little book.  

There ya have it.  My new Copic journal!  I love the compact size..easily goes with me.  maybe you will want to make one too.

Thanks for stopping by, JennK  

Friday, April 9, 2010

Blog Hoppin' with QKR Stampede!!

Hello!, Hello!!  Welcome to the first Blog Hop for QKR Stampede!!  We are kicking things off with our very own ribbon cutting ceremony....WOOHOO!!  Are you excited?!!  This is one FUN stamp company!!  QKR Stampede has SO many fun and funny stamps available!  If you haven't had a chance to check it out you need to RUN over there and take a peek!  I guarantee there will be at least ONE thing you will HAVE to have!

You should be joining me today from Desiree Havenga.  If not then you might want to start from the beginning so you can see all the great creations along the way.

So on to my creations for the ribbon cutting ceremony....

Isn't this little turtle the cutest?!  I just love his expression while walking in the rain.  So FUN!
And the sentiment inside.  Oh so funny and totally the way it seems to work out sometimes...*giggles*

This Fun ragdoll stamp is just perfect for so many uses.  I paired it with this wonderful sentiment from QKR Stampede.  Just perfect.  

Next you want to hop on over to Ceal Pritchett.  I am sure she will have an amazing creation for you today!
Have fun on your way through the Hop today, and don't forget to take a look at all the QKR Stampede images in the store!

Have a great day!, JennK

Thursday, April 8, 2010

The Pink Elephant's Scrap

Yes, we are scrappin' away at The Pink Elephant!  I hope you enjoyed the first layout challenge over at The Pink elephant.  This week we reworked a past layout.  You can either add to an existing layout or you can recreate the entire layout.  You pick.  I decided to have another go at a class picture for my sons Kindergarten class.  Seems like so long ago.....Awe he was so little then.  sniffle...sniffle...they grow up so fast...

Okay so enough of is my layout.
And After

a closeup of my embellishments.

I did some fake stitching on some of the paper and stickers.  I just LOVE this Robotics collection from Sassafras Lass.  I found it at a local scrappy store before CHA winter and they had it marked down.  I just couldn't pass it up!!  It is so sweet and so perfect for all my boy layouts.

Now it is your turn.  I wanna see your layouts this week, so stop by and link it up.  And don't forget to take a peek at the rest of the design teams layouts..they are AWESOME!

Also stop back by tomorrow for a BLOG HOP.  It will be the kick off hoppin' party for QKR Stampede!  Here is a little peek at what I will have posted......

Have fun craftin'!, JennK

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Wild Flower Patch Wednesday

Happy Wednesday!  I hope you are having a great week!  Can you believe it is already April?!  This week I have noticed the flowers blooming and the trees starting to green up.  It is so wonderful watching the plants wake up from their winter nap.

Today is the day for another Wild Flower Patch Wednesday challenge.  And this week we have a great sketch to work with, designed by Jen Shults herself!

Isn't it great!?  

Here are a few cards I created with this inspiration!

Isn't she FUN?  This little cutie is called Birthday Ivy.  You can find her HERE.

Just Love these sentiments too!

And this little sweetie is called Birthday LillyAnn and can be found HERE.
I really hope you can join us this week.  We all really enjoy seeing your creations too.

Happy Craftin'!, JennK

Monday, April 5, 2010

The Pink Elephant

Good Morning and Happy Monday!  I hope you had a wonderful weekend!  Today is the day for another challenge to begin over on The Pink Elephant.  This week we are sponsored by All That Scraps using C. C. Designs!  I think these images are so SWEET!  So the challenge this week is a Theme challenge.  All you have to do is use things in flowers, trees, browns, greens, blues...ya know what I mean.  I went with flowers.  That is one of my favorite things in all the variety and colors...YUM!

Here is my card.  This sweet girl is taking a break among the grass and flowers.  

And another....Isn't he just Cute!!  

I hope you can stop by and play along this week.  I will see ya there!

Have a great week!  JennK

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Let's hear it for Ella's PINK Scrapbook!!

Hey all you crafty  peeps out there in cyberspace!  Today is the day Ella is bringing a whole new side to play!!  SCRAPBOOKING!!  WOOHOO!!  I am sooo excited to be starting this!  I know you all may think we may be pulling a prank....but I tell ya it is NO Aprils Foolishness here!!  We are SO bringing scrapbooking to the Pink Elephant!  So hop on board with us and play along with some great new challenges happening every Thursday!!  This week to start things off we have an AWESOME prize pack for one lucky person out there who joins in the fun.

Okay I know enough already with the chatter...on with my page.  So here it is........

This week the challenge is to use YOUR Favorite technique.  For me this was a challenge!  There are so many great techniques I LOVE but, I chose Stitching.  I really like the look of a few stitches here and there on a page.  Whether they are real or "falsies"....*giggles*  I used both.  The 2 rows of stitches at the top of my page is real.  I also hand drew on some stitches on the flower embellishment.

So go have FUN and create a page with your FAVORITE technique.  Don't forget to take a quick pic and share it with us too!!  

Have fun craftin'!, JennK