Sunday, October 13, 2019

So Excited - Erin Lee Creative New Designer

I was very fortunate to be asked to be a part of Erin Lee Creative design team. She has some amazing products and she is getting ready to have a new release October 7th. I have a sneak peak of one of her new items that I think you will love. 
Stencils are all the rage right now (especially for me) and this heart maze stencil is so fun to play with. I had a blast using my brushes along with my distress inks and doing a rainbow like theme on it. 
Being a child of the 80's the rainbow, the wonky heart shape maze as well as the LYLAS saying just brings make TONS of happy memories. I feel like I need to send this to one of my grade school friends so they can feel the happiness too. 
This is the same card without the filters so you can see the TRUE colors. It's screams LOVE! Thanks to Erin for having me and I look forward to sharing my creations with you! Thanks for stopping by! 

Monday, October 7, 2019

Erin Lee Creative Blog Hop for the October 7th New Release

Welcome to the Blog Hop to celebrate new product release with Erin Lee Creative. You should have just visited Karen Reategui's blog. I'm so happy to have you visiting me and am so excited to share my creation with you! 

This is a close up showing the Holographic Cardstock cuts (A2). With the added light you can really see the rainbow effect. I have to say the Holographic Cardstock is one of my favorites and punches such a WOW factor to the cards. I used it to diecut the Nesting Heart Die Set. CA-ute! You can find these NEW products in the Erin Lee Creative Shop.

Next I used the Crafty Friends Stamp set and coordinating die. That bunny and fox is just too cute! I mean who doesn't love hugs?! And the fun sentiment is included with the stamp set. I put it all on a background I made using alcohol inks. 
So what's a blog hop without some prizes?! Here is the details - to celebrate the release we are giving away three $25 gift codes to three lucky winners chosen from comments left across all of the blogs participating int his hop (3 total winners, 3 $25 gift codes). Please leave a comment on any participating blog by October 11, 2019. Three winners will be announced the following week on the Erin Lee Creative Blog. The more you comment, the more chances to win! So be sure to visit all the blogs! 
Now go visit Jenny Colacicco to see her awesome creation. In case you are just starting or get lost I have included the full blog hop order for you.
Erin Lee Creative 
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Laurie Willison
Ericka Strange
Cheryl Knutti
Lynnea Hollendonner
Karen Reategui
Michelle McDaniel (Me)
Jenny Colacicco
Lindsay Dickason
Thanks so much for stopping by! I had so much fun with this release that I will be sharing some more creations this week using the new products. 

Monday, March 25, 2019

Guest Designer on the Erin Lee Creative Team Blog Hop

Happy Monday to you! I'm excited to be a guest designer on Erin Lee Creative's Team Blog Hop! You should be arriving from Ericka's Blog
Erin has so many awesome products for sale and we are going to be showcasing them for you today. Everything is available at ERINLEECREATIVE.COM.
For my card I had this idea in my head and I'm so excited that it actually turned out! I took Erin's 6x6 Winter Leaves Stencil and ran it through my Big Shot using embossing pads. I then took a little Wink of Stella and went over the now raised stencil area. Here's a little picture so you can hopefully see the kind of shine that is all over the card. 
Next I used Big Hello Love Die to cut multiple color hellos. I was going to try and do a rainbow but I did three colors and thought that was enough :D
Pretty cool, huh? I love green, blue and purple and would use it all the time if I could. 
I hope you've enjoyed the blog hop. Just in case you didn't get to visit everyone, I've included the entire Blog Hop Order below. We are giving away three $25 gift certificates to three lucky winners chosen from comments left across all of the blogs participating in this hop. Please leave a comment on any participating blog by Friday, March 29, 2019. Three winners will be announced the following week on the Erin Lee Creative Blog. The more you comment, the more chances to win!!
Blog Hop Order:
Erin -
Cheryl -
Jenny -
Karen -
Lynnea -
Lindsay -
Ericka -
Me -
Thanks for stopping by!!

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Welcome to the Erin Lee Creative Blog Hop

First off - HELLO! Yes, folks it's been awhile but I'm back. And for a VERY good reason. Life throws us all curve balls but every once and awhile you are able to catch that ball and throw it back. That is what has happened to me. I was asked to go to a stamping retreat and while there I met the fabulous Erin, who lives near me and just launched her own company! Whoop! Whoop!
Lucky for me I am able to participate in her first ever blog hop! If you are following the hop, you should have arrived here from Cheryl's blog. But if you are just starting here, no worries - the complete list of hoppers is below. 
First up is my creation. Erin has designed the cutest girls and with me having a girl of my own I had to use that! 
She was so fun to color with my copics and the die makes it so easy to cut her out! 
I made the background with Distressed Oxide Inks and then used a stencil to make the (subtle) mountains using shimmer spray and white craft ink. LOVE how it turned out! 
These are the awesome products that I used on my card. So whatcha think? Pretty awesome stuff huh? I know I'm in LOVE! 
To find any of the stamps and dies used be sure to visit Erin's store - Erin Lee Creative! Also, to celebrate the launch of Erin Lee Creative we are giving away one stamp set each to three lucky winners chosen from comments left across all of the blogs participating in this hop. Please leave a comment on any participating blog by December 5th, 2018. Three winner will be announced the following week on the Erin Lee Creative Blog. The more you comment, the more chances you have to win!  
Here is a list of the Blog Hop Order - Make sure you visit everyone :D
Erin Lee Creative
Janette Kausen
Jodi Collins
Amy Kolling
Laura Bassen
Cheryl Knutti
Michelle McDaniel - ME! 
Thanks for stopping by! 

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Update Plus Some Changes!

I'm finding it difficult to keep up with all the social media sites there are at the moment. My family always comes first and with all the activities Abby is in, I find that I only have a few minutes here and there to connect. Therefore, for the time being I will be posting regularly on my Facebook page. I can do quick posts and still enjoy life with the family. 

I love(d) blogging but honestly here lately it has become a to-do chore rather than a fun activity. I don't like that so I'm taking a little break and we will see how things go. I'm not closing my blog cause I hope that I will get back to the love I once had for it - where I posted fun projects and updates on my family! 

If you want to continue to stay up to date with my projects and events please join my Facebook page at  Hope to see you there!

Have a wonderful day/week/month/summer - and remember to enjoy all the time you can with loved ones! Thanks for stopping by!


Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Weekly Deals & Some News!

Here are this week's special deals just for you! Get them while you can!! 

The Retired List is coming - Check your inventory, look through your catalogs and get ready! On April 21st Stampin' Up! will be releasing the Retired List (some up to 50% off). Be sure to check back!


Monday, April 13, 2015

Triple Stamping Technique For Mother's Day!

At Stamp Club last month we used the Choose Happiness Stamp Set from the Occasions Catalog. It's such a wonderful set cause it has a few images (see flower) as well as a TON of sentiments! You can easily find what you are needing/wanting to say!

 For this card we used the Triple Stamping Technique over on Splitcoaststampers. It's such a fun a pretty technique to do!

We used the new In colors for the card - makes it easy to coordinate everything! Little pearls are added to each of the flower centers.

On the inside we put another flower as well as our sentiment. Since Mother's Day is coming up that is what most of us picked. 

Thanks for stopping by!