Thursday, January 26, 2012

Birthday Girl

Hi again!
Today I made a card for the Ways To Use It challenge over at Splitcoast. We were to use at least two old challenges on our creation. I used an old birthday challenge and an old challenge where you had to use grey. I also used this NEW and very cute digital image by D' Amour Allure. This is the first image by a new illustrator. It is available at Each Thursday you will find another new image. Be sure and check it out. Don't forget to "like" M5D on facebook!
Card Recipe:
Image/Stamps: Vintage Labels (sentiment), Happy Birthday by D' Amour Allure
Ink: Basic Black, Printer Ink
Paper: Grey, White
Accessorie: Distressed Edges, Scored Lines, May Arts Ribbon, Grey Ribbon, Dimensionals, Oval Punch, Green Rhinestones
Thank you for stopping by today!

Monday, January 23, 2012

Sparkle Cupcake

Hello and Happy Monday!
I am starting the week out by doing the Clean and Simple challenge over at Splitcoast. We were to use pink, celery and white on our card. I used some design paper called Spring Fling by SU!. I also paper pieced the cupcake and added some dazzling diamonds. Quite a few polka dots on this birthday card! You can find this digital set at It is called Hey Sweet Thang by Studio 313.
Card Recipe:
Images/Stamps-Digital set called Hey Sweet Thang by Studio 313, Happy Moments by SU (sentiment)
Paper-White, Pink Pirouette, Spring Fling DP
Ink-Positively Pink, Basic Black, Printer Ink
Accessories-Sponging, Studio G Buttons, Pink Thread, Dimensionals, Large Circle Punch, Dazzling Diamonds, Polka Dot Ribbon, Swiss Dots Cuttlebug Folder, Oval Punches, Piercing Tool, Machine Stitch, Jumbo Scallops Die-Namics by My Favorite Things
I appreciate you taking a look today! Thank you!

Friday, January 20, 2012

U Stole My ♥

Hi there! Happy TGIF!
Today I made a card for the Free For All Challenge at Splitcoast Stampers. We had to have two or more hearts on our card. I used a new set by Studio 313 called You Stole My Heart. It was just perfect for the challenge because there are two hearts in this set! Love it when that happens! I also used some red heart ribbon by May Arts. The ribbon and digital set can be found at
Card Recipe:
Images/stamps-Digital Set by Studio 313 called You Stole My Heart
Ink-Basic Black, Printer Ink
Paper-Basic Black, White, Very Vanilla, Love Letter DP by SU
Accessories-Sponging, Black Brads, Scalloped Circle Punch, Piercing Tool, Dimensionals, Red Stickles, Very Vanilla Ribbon, Red Heart Ribbon by May Arts
Hope you have a super weekend with lots and lots of time to stamp!

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Pamper Yourself

Hello Again and Happy Thursday!
Today I made a card for the Ways To Use It Challenge over at The theme today was sewing. I used my Janome Sew Mini on the G setting. I also used a pre-colored digital image called Vertie Bath by Studio 313. It sure saves a bunch of time when the image is already colored!!! The image comes in black line art, too. This digital darling can be found at I added some dazzling diamonds to the bubbles for some added sparkle.
Card Recipe:
Image/Stamp-Vertie Bath (pre-colored) by Studio 313
Ink- Garden Green, Printer Ink
Paper- Kraft, White, Spring Fling DP
Accessories- Machine Stitch, Sponging, Ribbon, Dimensionals, Sparkling Dew Drops, Green Mini Rhinestones, Linen Thread, Dazzling Diamonds, Curly Label Punch (SU)
Thanks for stopping by today!

Monday, January 16, 2012

Daisy Dog

Hello and Happy Monday!
Hope you had a terrific weekend! Today I made a card for the clean and simple challenge over at We had a sketch to follow today. I used my square punches which I don't seem to use very often. I like how they look with the scalloped square punch!
I also used this darling new image my D' Amour Allure. This digital cutie is called Daisy Dog and can be found at Don't forget to sign up for the M5D newsletter when visiting the site. There is a GREAT video tutorial by Sue McMahon using wood paper! Check it out!!!
Card Recipe:
Stamps/Images-Teeny Tiny Wishes (SU), Daisy Dog Digital Image by D' Amour Allure
Paper-Kraft, White, Berry Bliss Dp (SU)
Ink-Basic Black, Chocolate Chip
Accessories-Sponging, Scoring, Square Punch, Scalloped Square Punch, Gingham Ribbon, Dear Lizzy Glitter Buttons, Dimensionals, Modern Label Punch, Oval Punch
Thanks for looking today!!!

Friday, January 13, 2012

Flirty Valentine

Happy Friday!
Today I made a card for the Free For All challenge over at I used this precious image called Flirty Valentine by D' Amour Allure. You will find this wonderful stamp line at I do not have copics yet, but they are on my wish list! In Decemeber I won a free copic on facebook. They sent me the color Blush (R20). I used it on my card today! I usually color my images with watercolor pencils and chalks, but I really really want a set of copics!!! :)
Card Recipe:
Stamps-Flirty Valentine by D' Amour Allure
Ink-Basic Black, Chocolate Chip
Paper-White, Bella Rose DP
Accessories-Oval Template, Sponging, Machine Stitch, Pearls, Ribbon, Dimensionals, Curly Label Punch, Watercolor Pencils, Chalks, Copic Marker R20 (Blush)
Hope you have a wonderful weekend!!!

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Sweet Pea!

Hello and Happy Thursday!!!
I made a card today for the Ways To Use It challenge over at We were to use stickers on our creation. I used a glitter flower sticker on my card. It is placed on the corner of the heart punch.
I also used this very "sweet" digital set called Peas and Thank You by Studio 313. You will find this digital set at Don't you just LOVE the cute ribbon?! This is also available at M5D.
Card Recipe:
Stamps/Images-Peas and Thank You by Studio 313
Ink-Basic Black
Paper-White, Old Olive, Pink Pirouette, Misc. Scraps
Accessories-Sponging, Dimensionals, Swiss Dots Cuttlebug Folder, Pink Brads by Making Memories, Large Scalloped Circle Punch, Large and Small Circle Punches, Machine Stitch, Piercing Tool, Sticker, Ribbon, Word Window Punch
Enjoy your day!!

M5D Newsletter

The M5D (McMahon Five Designs) Newsletter is back after a long holiday vacation!
The design team has some wonderful samples to share with you and there is a FREE Valentine digital stamp! Yes....FREE!! Also, D' Amour Allure is a stamp line that M5D carries and they have added a new illustrator along with a new line which I am sure you will love! I will just say this new line is CUTE!! If you haven't already be sure and sign up for the weekly newsletter over at New sets are offered weekly!
Have a GREAT day!!!

Monday, January 9, 2012

Thank You Flowers

Happy Monday!
Today I made a card for the clean and simple challenge over at We were to use die-cuts on our creation. I used the Decorative Doily Duo Die-Namics from My Favorite Things. I also used a digital image from called Modern Flowers by Studio 313. I love making square cards. I used a 4.25" size today.
Card Recipe:
Stamps-Happy Moments by SU (sentiment), Digital Image called Modern Flowers by Studio 313
Ink-Chocolate Chip, Basic Black
Accessories-Sponging, Distressed Edges, Flower Folder for Cuttlebug, Grey Ribbon (SU), Decorative Doily Duo Die-Namics by MFT, Large Scalloped Circle Punch (SU), Silver Brads, Dimensionals, Brown Paper Flowers
Thank you for stopping by today! I appreciate it!

Friday, January 6, 2012

Make A Wish

Hello!  I finally found some time to stamp!  I made a card for the Free For All challenge over at  Today's challenge was called "potpourri".  You had to have these items on your creation:  3D flower, gems, embossing folder, die-cut or punch and design paper.  Very fun idea!  I used this cute digital stamp called Fairy Vertie Makes A Wish by Studio 313.  You can find this image at  I used gold stickles on her crown and some extra fine tinsel glitter on the dandelion.

Card Recipe-
Stamps-Teeny Tiny Wished by SU, Fairy Vertie Makes A Wish by Studio 313
Paper-Night of Navy, Very Vanilla, White, Springtime Vintage DP, An Old SU Soft Subtle Color (?)
Ink-Night of Navy
Accessories-Distressed Edges, Sponging, Blue Gems, Gold Stickles, Extra Fine White Tinsel Glitter, Dimensionals, Prima Flower, Curly Label Punch (SU), Swiss Dots Cuttlebug Folder

Thanks so much stopping by today!  Happy Friday!

Enjoy your weekend!!!