Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Serendipity with Fabric

I have been enjoying my summer though not doing very much in blogland.. However here I am today with this little cutie in her ribbon skirt for Serendipity's new challenge.  I hope you all are having a great summer too and if you have time come join the fabric fun ..
Stamped image by PTI, Paper by Serendipity

Saturday, July 2, 2016

FMS #243, Butterflies and watercolor what a full plate

This is a fun challenge for me.  I usually don't have a card that matches other challenges but this card is good for four. WOW.  I have been gone for a couple of weeks, we went to Yellowstone and had a wonderful time. If you want you can scroll down and check out some of the photos.  I also was inspired by Seize the Birthday and Serendipity challenges to watercolor and include butterflies so after I got home I watercolored this picture below.. hope you enjoy it.

I'm playing along with Freshly Made Sketches, Serendipity and Seize the Birthday and Send a Smile 4 Kids.
A few Yellowstone pictures, as I get them developed I'll include a few more.. it was a great trip.
So many animals to see and babies galore..

Very pretty but a bit daunting.. it is an active volcano.. yikes

Mamma bear.. she went up the tree and told her babies to come out of hiding and down came two little guys.. how sweet..
Here I am mama.. but its very high ..
Thanks for stopping by.  Susan

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Happy Birthday Faith

Well I have been gone to Yellowstone for a wonderful trip with my Hubby but I'm happy to be back.  I have a niece that is working for one year in Japan. Her name is Faith and she was born on the 4th of July.  How fun is that.  She will be gone for her first holiday and birthday so I'm sending off lots of happy wishes for her.  I will enter this card in Seize the Birthday.  Thanks for stopping by.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Kitty love

Love this little cat.. wishing someone a purr-fectly Happy Birthday.  I've been very busy with grandchildren and painting but this little guy wanted to get out of the camera and onto my blog so I'm letting him run off to Seize the Birthday and Send A Smile 4 Kids.
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Sunday, June 5, 2016

Sunshine at FMS #239

I love dragonflies and I love summer.  This background is made from Ken Oliver's Color Burst
watercolor powder.  I got some to gift Patti  for her birthday but couldn't stop from buying some for myself.. well it was my birthday last week  :p    Happy Birthday to us  :)    This card will be put into two challenges Freshly Made Sketches and also Seize the Birthday with their challenge  "Sunshine." Yellow equals sunshine to me .. hope it's sunny where you are.  Thanks for stopping in.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Patriotic time of year SSCB#56

With Memorial Day just over and July 4th on the way my mind was thinking Red White and Blue.  I love this Serendipity pinwheel its so festive.  We had a great Memorial Day.. it was my birthday weekend and I have always enjoyed my whole country celebrating my day with me  :)  As kids we used to have my mother's family reunion on Memorial Day and all the cousins and friends would come.. we had way too much fun.  Hope your day was blessed.
I am joining Serendipity for their challenge with this card.. "background stamping."

Monday, May 30, 2016

MIM # 251

Yea I love watercolor.. this is for MIM's Gradient watercolor die cuts challenge.. say that 10 times fast  :)   There is a beautiful example done by Dawn below. Please stop over to MIM and check out the video.  It's fun and easy.