cQc #352 ~ Thanks!

Hello sweet bloggy friends! I'm here today sharing a card using our new colors for this week's ColourQ. I got kind of artsy after being inspired by my dear friend Michele's (I Card Everyone) card! Her {happy wishes} card nudged my creative mojo out of hibernation and into a watercoloring journey!

I pulled out my Painted Flowers set by Altenew and got busy. I used just two of the images for this particular flower. Then I added a color wash of orange using my water brush. Next came background colors letting the edges of my flowers and leaves blend with them. I used just a bit of yellow letting it run lightly down the panel leaving white space too.

After trimming around the blooms I adhered it to a panel that had a bit of ink blending, then to the Rose Red card base. Pretty Pink Posh sparkling clear sequins (4mm & 6mm) add the right amount of pizazz to just about any card!

Okay, now it's your turn! Looking forward to seeing your lovely works in our gallery this week. On the advice of my sweet friend, I'm linking this up at the Muse challenge. Their guest Muse Linda made such a pretty card floral card! Mine has the same sort of cut out along the edge of the flowers, similar sentiment placement and a sprinkling of sparkle too! ~Lisa


Precious Remembrance Shop ~ Design it Monday!

Good Monday morning all! I'm up at the Precious Remembrance Shop blog today with my {Design It Monday} post. I hope you'll pop over there to say hi and check out my latest card featuring the newly released Totally Stamp Set!

Enjoy your day! 
After all, it's another lovely gift from God! ~Lisa


PTI Stamp-a-faire 2016 ~ Masterpiece!

Hi friends! I'm popping in tonight with a quick post sharing one of my favorite Papertrey Ink creations. This is for their Friday Night Gallery Reception.

I used several PTI stamp sets and dies on this one. I like the colors, so summery! I was fortunate enough to have had this card publish in Create: Stamping back in 2013!

I hope you are enjoying your weekend! ~Lisa


An Afternoon with Sweet P!

Hey there! Just popping in with a couple of photos today. Sweet P came to spend the afternoon with me!! We had lots of hugs, giggles and snuggles. I've had a few of you requesting a photo, so here you go...

She was extremely busy with her puzzles and couldn't take the time to look at grandma for a picture LOL!! After all, there was a cow to be mooed at an an owl to be hooted at!!

She dumped them out for round two!! When she's decided she's finished, she stacks them one on top of the other and moves them aside LOL!!

Thanks for visiting ~Lisa


cQc #351 ~ Do Something New Every Day!

Hi! Ready for a new color palette from ColourQ?  I will be the first to admit that this one was difficult for me. I'm not a purple or a teal fan and this week has both!! But hey, that's why it's called a challenge right!! Once I wrapped my brain around it I came up with something acceptable. Well....that is except in the eyes of my in house critic LOL!! He didn't care for it!!

I started with a white panel and the feather from Precious Remembrance Shop's DIY stamp set. I stamped the sentiment from the set using Bermuda Bay ink. Next came some splatters from the PRS Positive Thoughts stamp set. A sprinkling of Pretty Pink Posh Gold Mini Heart Confetti mimics those "sort of hearts" in the feathers from the inspiration photo. It's not exactly me, but I made it, so I have to own up to it LOL!!

I'm off to the dentist today for a cleaning. 
I live such an exciting life, haha!! ~Lisa


Pretty Pink Posh & Avery Elle Blog Hop!

Hello and welcome to day one of an inspiration filled two day blog hop! Members of the Pretty Pink Posh and Avery Elle design teams have combined products from both companies for a double dose of ideas and fun!

There are (2) $25 Pretty Pink Posh gift certificates and (2) $25 Avery Elle gift certificates up for grabs. Winners will be picked randomly along the blog hop. (Comments must be left by July 24, 2016. Winners will be announced on the PPP and AE blogs).

You should be arriving here from Yainea's blog. If you would like to start at the beginning the hop list is below or all details can be found on the PPP and AE blogs.

I've combined images from the AE Woodland Wonders stamp and die set along with the tiny bird and nest from the PPP Birdie Friends stamp and die set. Everything is framed with the PPP smallest Scallop Frame die. I've used 4mm Metallic Rose Gold sequins for some pizazz! This is such a pretty color you should really add to your collection. It looks great with both pink and coral tones! I used a pretty floral DP by Dear Lizzy to ground my design. And that's it!


Next up on the hop is my fabulous teammate Amy Kolling! I know she'll have something perfectly delightful to share!


Lisa Elton ~ you are here!