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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

QKD Blog Hop!!!!

Happy Tuesday!!!!!! Today's QKD Royal hop starts at the QKD blog, so swing back over there so you don't miss anything.

Today's challenge was to create a 3-D project. I had zero time to create since I've been driving all over Metro Detroit or on the phone all night and now I'm just beyond exhausted!!!! So, I have an older project to share with you that I featured on the WIS blog awhile back.




There is a new sale going on at the QKD store now!!!! 30% off ALL QKD Rubber Stamps! No Coupon codes to use! Just shop n save! Good through 7/5/10

The next stop on the hop is Alex's blog!!!

Happy Stamping,
Shannon

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Etsy #94 - Sand Box Studios



Happy Saturday!!!!! It's time for this week's Etsy Inspired Challenge. The store this week is Sand Box Studios.

I choose this tote as my inspiration for this week. I used some fun papers and the My Cuppa Joe set for a Thank You card for Vicki using one her sketches.

This will be my last week with the Etsy Inspirated DT. I'm sorry to be leaving such a great team, but it's just time to move on to other endeavors. Stay tuned for more on that. I've had a blast on the team!!! The girls are great and I just loved working with Ashley.

Check out all the prize and entry details on the Etsy Inspired blog.

All you have to do is play along...
- Visit Sand Box Studios and find an item that inspires you
- Create a project of your own based off that inspiration
- Link your project up on the Etsy Inspired blog using the new InLinkz by Friday, June 25th at noon PST

Everyone will be entered into a random drawing to win. If you upload to SCS or PCP, please use keyword EIC93. And please remember to give credit to the shop that you found your inspiration from.


Now go be Etsy Inspired!

Swing by the rest of the design team blogs for more inspiration!!!


Etsy Inspired Challenge Blog -- Link your creation here
Ashley Newell
Jackie Bowman
Joy Stagg
Kerry Angeles
Emily Niehaus
De Swanick
and our June Guest Designer.....
Alex


Happy Stamping,
Shannon

Friday, June 25, 2010

Happy Bellariffic Friday!!!!

Happy Friday!!!!!!!I have a fun card to share with you today for Bellariffic Friday! I used one of the newer stamps by Mo Manning called Toby is Two for a friend's birthday card. I stamped on Bella's Bestest paper and colored with Prismacolor pencils blending with OMS.

Don't forget to swing over to the Stamping Bella Bloggabella to see everyone else's creations this week....and leave a comment there for your chance to win Bella Bucks!!!!

Have a wonderful day!!!!!

Happy Stamping,
Shannon

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

QKD Royal Blog Hop!!!

Happy Tuesday!!!!!! Today's QKD Royal hop starts at the QKD blog, so swing back over there so you don't miss anything.

This week's challenge is an inspiration challenge using this photo as our inspiration piece.
Here's the card I created using White Rabbit from this month's release.

I stamped the image in black and using just red Prismacolor Pencils I colored just her in keeping with the focal point in the inspiration piece. I then used Nestabilities dies to create a frame.

There is a new sale going on at the QKD store now!!!! Sweet Summer Savings -- 25% off all QKD Rubber Stamps -- good through 6/25/10. Clearance Savings Coupon -- Save up to 60%!!

The next stop on the hop is Alex's blog!!!

Happy Stamping,
Shannon

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Etsy #93 - White Birch Designs


Happy Saturday!!!!! It's time for this week's Etsy Inspired Challenge. The store this week is White Birch Designs.

I choose this necklace as my inspiration piece this week. I first stamped the islands from Life is Good, colored them with Prismacolor Pencils blending with OMS, and then embossed them. I added the water and sky with Tim Holtz distress inks adding a few shadow details with Prismacolor pencils and white highlights by the islands. I then stamped the sentiment from Special Fathers.

Check out all the prize and entry details on the Etsy Inspired blog.

All you have to do is play along...
- Visit White Birch Designs and find an item that inspires you
- Create a project of your own based off that inspiration
- Link your project up on the Etsy Inspired blog using the new InLinkz by Friday, June 25th at noon PST

Everyone will be entered into a random drawing to win. If you upload to SCS or PCP, please use keyword EIC93. And please remember to give credit to the shop that you found your inspiration from.


Now go be Etsy Inspired!

Swing by the rest of the design team blogs for more inspiration!!!


Etsy Inspired Challenge Blog -- Link your creation here
Ashley Newell
Jackie Bowman
Joy Stagg
Kerry Angeles
Emily Niehaus
De Swanick
and our June Guest Designer.....
Alex


Happy Stamping,
Shannon

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

QKD Blog Hop!!


Happy Tuesday!!!!!! Today's QKD Royal hop starts at the QKD blog, so swing back over there so you don't miss anything.

This week's challenge is a color challenge using Black and White. And my mojo has started to return!! I found it in a bottle of wine....go figure, huh? I decided to go a bit masculine since Father's Day and my dad's birthday is this weekend. I used the Flying High with You set for the image and the Dad Words set for the sentiment.


There is a new sale going on at the QKD store now!!!! Buy 2 stamp sets and get 1 free!!! And who doesn't love free stamps?



The next stop on the hop is Alex's blog!!!




Happy Stamping,
Shannon

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Etsy #92 - My Zoetrope

Happy Saturday!!!!! It's time for this week's Etsy Inspired Challenge. The store this week is My Zoetrope.

My mojo is completely gone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I tried 3 different cards yesterday and didn't finish any of them....so I have nothing to show you right now. Maybe I'll try again later if my mojo comes back.


Check out all the prize and entry details on the Etsy Inspired blog.

All you have to do is play along...
- Visit My Zoetrope and find an item that inspires you
- Create a project of your own based off that inspiration
- Link your project up on the Etsy Inspired blog using the new InLinkz by Friday, June 18th at noon PST

Everyone will be entered into a random drawing to win. If you upload to SCS or PCP, please use keyword EIC92. And please remember to give credit to the shop that you found your inspiration from.


Now go be Etsy Inspired!

Swing by the rest of the design team blogs for more inspiration!!!


Etsy Inspired Challenge Blog -- Link your creation here
Ashley Newell
Jackie Bowman
Joy Stagg
Kerry Angeles
Emily Niehaus
De Swanick
and our June Guest Designer.....
Alex


Happy Stamping,
Shannon

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Release Week 2 Blog Hop!!!!

Happy Tuesday!!!!!! Today's QKD Royal hop starts at the QKD blog, so swing back over there so you don't miss anything.

This week we have another sketch challenge.



Using the sketch and the new June release White Rabbit, I created this card. I love all the fun colors I was able to use for this one.

The new images are available in the QKD store now!!!! So get over there after the hop and get some shopping done.

The next stop on the hop is Alex's blog!!!




Happy Stamping,
Shannon

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Etsy #91 - howbeadyful


Happy Saturday!!!!! It's time for this week's Etsy Inspired Challenge. The store this week is howbeadyful.

I choose this set of buttons as my inspiration piece drawing off the color and general design. I used this adorable stamp by Elzybells Art Stamps. I colored it with Prismacolor Pencils blending with OMS. I then paired it up with some ribbon, paper from Basic Grey and paper flowers.


Check out all the prize and entry details on the Etsy Inspired blog.

All you have to do is play along...
- Visit howbeadyful and find an item that inspires you
- Create a project of your own based off that inspiration
- Link your project up on the Etsy Inspired blog using the new InLinkz by Friday, June 11th at noon PST

Everyone will be entered into a random drawing to win. If you upload to SCS or PCP, please use keyword EIC91. And please remember to give credit to the shop that you found your inspiration from.


Now go be Etsy Inspired!

Swing by the rest of the design team blogs for more inspiration!!!


Etsy Inspired Challenge Blog -- Link your creation here
Ashley Newell
Jackie Bowman
Joy Stagg
Kerry Angeles
Emily Niehaus
De Swanick
and our June Guest Designers.....
Alex


Happy Stamping,
Shannon

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

June Release Blog Hop!!!

Happy Tuesday!!!!!! Today's QKD Royal hop starts at the QKD blog, so swing back over there so you don't miss anything.

This week we have a sketch challenge.



Using the sketch and the new June release Anna Sapheer, I created this card. I think I'm missing the ocean, because this card makes me want to run off to the nearest beach.

The new images will be available in the QKD store tomorrow.

The next stop on the hop is Alex's blog!!!




Happy Stamping,
Shannon