Sunday, May 27, 2018

Caffeine Addict

I'm sharing a card made today that is dedicated to caffeine.  No matter your choice of caffeine, whether it comes from coffee, lattes, cappuccinos, or my beverage of choice diet coke...some of us just don't feel like facing the day without the stuff flowing through our veins.

My bestie's birthday is upcoming and I made this card with a pocket on the front to hold a gift card so she can go get her caffeine of choice, get her day started right and hopefully have the patience to deal with the day to day annoyances.....I can say this about her, cuz we are basically the same person.  What she is annoyed by pretty much is the same things that annoy me and vice versa, and for me..........I just feel like once I have the diet coke in my hands then everything is ok and I can handle things slightly better.  Not completely better, but slightly......which is better than not at all! ;)


I made my card with stamps (Caffeine Addict)  and die cuts (Coffee to Go)  from Sugar Pea Designs, the background text stamp is from my stash and I don't remember the brand. I die cut the coffee cup and stamped the Caffeine Addict, heart and coffee beans, stapled my gift card pocket and added some NUVO drops in dark walnut.  I used Distress ink in Ground Expresso!        

I'm entering this card into the following challenges and the Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers blog hop

Sugar Pea Designs-monthly challenge
Simon Says Stamp Wed Challenge: use more than one stamp (background stamp, caffeine addict and coffee bean stamps)

Monday, April 30, 2018

Beachy Frog-RELAX

I would like to share my latest card for Sasayaki Glitter Designs, I used this totally chill, relaxed Beach Frog for a fun masculine card.  I colored with my copics and used some fun, bold summer colors. Created the beach and sky, added cloud and sun die cuts, some pattern paper and NUVO dots for some interest. I also pieced together a sentiment from letter stickers and word stickers from my stash.

I totally love this frog, he just makes me smile.  :)

Come join us over at Sasayaki Glitter Designs for challenges and lots of inspiration!
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I would like to enter the following challenges:
Color Inspiration -ATG

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Congrats-Gnomie Style

I'm participating in a monthly challenge over at Gerda Steiner Designs, if you play during the month, then the next month you receive the digital stamp for the challenge free!  I love this image, I think all things mythical and fantastical fall right into my genre of choice!

I thought the image was adorable for a wedding or anniversary card, the trees/bushes in the background are from Some Odd Girl and thought with gnomes being small, the bushes created the perfect outdoorsy setting.  I added white dots and sparkles in the bushes to mimic white lights with my gel pen and white enamel accents, I colored with copics and added some clear sequins from Pretty Pink Posh.  The ground and sky were created by hand inspired by classes from Kit N Clowder.  

I hope you enjoy and thanks for looking! :)

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Gerda Steiner-monthly progressive challenge
Colour Crazy Craft challenge-ATG with colored image

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Pickles and Ice Cream

Happy Tuesday to ya!! I'm sharing my card today using the digital stamp Pickles and Ice Cream from A&M Memories

This image is perfect for right now as my only daughter is 39 weeks pregnant with her first baby!  He is due April 18 and I know my daughter is hoping he comes a little early as she is SO DONE with being pregnant!  

I colored the image with copics and used the ombre and flower paper from the We R Memory Keepers 6x6 Chalkboard paper pad, the yellow and mint/teal papers were in my stash. The frame and banner are from My Favorite Things.  I also added a few sequins from Simon Says Stamp -watermelon mix. 

If you want this image or to shop around and look at all the amazing digital stamps and planner accessories, head over to 
A&M Memories to find lots of fun images for all occasions. 
Use this code SHARLAL15 to get 15% off + mention SHARLA in the comments too.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Cute Friends

My card today features this adorable image called Cute Friends from Sasayaki Glitter Designs.
 You can find this image HERE

I colored this image with copics and matched the pattern papers to create this fun card.  The frame is a die from My Favorite Things, the banners were hand cut. The sentiment is a stamp from my stash that I've had for years and I used a fun matching ink from Simon Says. 

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Color Inspiration-ATG
The Cutie Pie Challenge: use a digi
Crafty Animals-ATG

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Hello Beautiful

I'm using this gorgeous image called Kentucky Derby Debra for my card today, you can find it at the A&M Memories Etsy shop here.

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I used my copics to color and some flowers from my stash, the enamel dots in the flower centers are from Your Next Stamp, the die frame is from My Favorite Things. The sentiment is from the stamp set Essential Sentiments, also from My Favorite Things

If you want this image or to shop for anything at the A&M Memories Etsy shop....they have a lot of planner kits as well as digital stamps, you can use the code SHARLAL15 for 15 % off, also you can mention my name (Sharla) in the comments! 

Come join us at the A&M Memories FB page to find lots of ideas for using the planner kits and lots of inspiration for cards and other projects using the digital stamps.  FB page can be found HERE.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Color Inspiration link up-ATG
Digi Choosday Crafting-ATG
Crafty Gals Corner-ATG

Saturday, March 31, 2018

I'm Stuck on You-Cute Cactus

I've used this adorable image called Cute Cactus from the Sasayaki Glitter Designs Etsy shop and created this many layered card that is done completely with paper.  I find myself not really using a lot of different embellishments, just paper. I cut the frame with dies from My Favorite Things and inked around the edges of the papers to distress and interest.  I added line work, used some super cute pattern paper and colored the image with my copics.  

Thanks for stopping by! :)


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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

You will always be my Boo!

Hi Friends!  I'm sharing my card today using the fabulous image from A&M Memories called 

I colored the image with copics and used pattern papers from the Pebbles Garden Party paper pad, which is just perfect for spring and is full of lovely flower patterns.  

I added a doily and some chipboard corners that I painted with a shimmer paint and added a flower sticker which I cut in half and added the sentiment.  

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  • SHARLAL15 or mention Sharla in the comments, you get 15% off your purchase!