Precious Remembrance Shop New Release Blog Hop!

The day is finally here! It's time for the August new release over at Precious Remembrance Shop!  We're having a blog hop to celebrate!  You'll want to hop along for your chance to win the new stamp set for yourself (see giveaway details at end of this post)!  You should have arrived here from wonderful Lisa's blog.  If not, feel free to start at the beginning by bopping over to the Precious Remembrance Shop blog!

I have to tell you, I was just a little more than excited when I first laid eyes on this one!  Take a look at the brand new School Days stamp set!  It's just in time for the beginning of a new school year!

I created my usual clean & simple design using that adorable school bus and the fantastic, big "thanks"!

I stamped the bus on yellow cardstock before fussy cutting and adding two clear gemstones to the headlights.  I decided to use a diagonal, off center orientation for both the bus and the sentiment for added interest.  The bus is popped up with foam dots for dimension.  I always need thank you cards like this throughout the school year and this one is going to be so easy to recreate!  I think even my boys could put one of these cards together!

Here are the giveaway details:
  • Giveaway ends Saturday, August 29, 2015.
  • Leave comments on the Precious Remembrance Shop's blog post as well as each of the design team member's blogs to be eligible to win the prize, one School Days stamp set.
  • One lucky winner will be chosen randomly.
  • To keep updated with our projects, join us on Facebook, Pinterest & Instagram, if you haven't already.
From here, you'll want to head on over to lovely Sue's blog!  Good luck!

Have a wonderful Wednesday!



Blog Candy Winner!

It's time to announce the Birthday Blog Candy winner!

Rebekah from istampscrap&craft!

Please contact me at gimmeink@gmail.com to claim your prize!

Thank you to everyone who linked up and left a comment!  I had a very happy birthday!

CASology in Plaid

It's Tuesday and you know what that means!  A new cue word is up over at CASology and it's time to switch gears and start brainstorming again!

When I think of plaid, I think of fall fashion, so attempted to make a fashionable card with the help of a sweet little panda from Sweet Stamp Shop!  I dressed him up with a little paper pieced hat and some rather large spectacles (from a retired set).  I think he's rather cute.

Be sure and leave the design team some blog love!  They'd love to hear from you!

Melissa Chipperfield - You are here.
Tracey McNeely 

Then, don't forget to link up your own creation on the challenge blog by Monday at NOON (CDT)!

 Have a terrific Tuesday!



Happiness Is...

 ...the innocent wonder of childhood.

...sunshine & fresh air.

 ...a gentle breeze kissing your cheek.

...bare feet on green grass.

...swinging with toes pointed to the sky.

...quiet whispers from Heaven.

...unconditional love.




Birthday Butterflies

Stamps:  STAMPlorations

One more birthday card this week!  I guess birthdays must be on my mind!  I wanted to showcase the wonderful stamps from STAMPlorations, our sponsor over at CASology!


I stamped the patterned background using an image from the Mini Mixed Media set.  I stamped two of the butterflies (Trendy Butterflies set) directly onto the background image and then a third onto a piece of white cardstock before fussy cutting it.  It was then popped up with a foam dot and a clear gemstone was added to one of its wings.  So simple!

I'm also linking this up with the Anything Goes Challenge over at STAMPlorations.

Have a fantastic Friday!