Monday, July 29, 2013

It's a Dreampendous Blog Hop Week!

EDITED TO ADD: My Dreamweaver/Stampendous collaborative post with picture has been slightly delayed to my CRS (can't remember sh...)! Slight technical issue with taking a photo. All should be well and posted by 9 a.m. Pacific Time. Please come on back and let me lift your spirits!

It's fun in the sun time again with another collaboration between Stampendous and Dreamweaver Stencils! We'll be playing together all of this week, with a fabulous hop on Friday, August 2nd, featuring a slew of amazing talent from both teams, and of course...prizes!!!

Two prize packages will be given away for the comments left on posts Monday-Thursday, July 29th - August 1st, and one prize will be given away for comments left on the hop day, Friday, August 2nd. Winners will be selected randomly and announced Thursday, August 8th. (Note: USA addresses only, please, due to shipping costs.) Here's what you could win:

Stampendous Surfer and Sandcastle Kiddos • Dreamweaver Hot Air Balloon, Ice Cream Cones, Summer, Mosaic Swirls, Bird Words, and Sandcastle stencils

And to get you hopping, below is the scheduled line-up for the entire week! Don't forget to leave some love for a chance to win, and just 'cuz it's nice!

Monday, July 29

Tuesday, July 30

Wednesday, July 31

Thursday, August 1

Friday, August 2 (GRAND FINALE!!!) 

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Summertime, Sparklers and S'more go to the Wedding

Did you know that although the phrase is "June Brides" that July is actually a more popular month for weddings than June! In my family that really runs true, me, my sister and brother were all married in July. And this weekend my niece is following suit! So while you're all reading this post, I'm off enjoying all the festivities with my family. It should be a wonderful weekend!

And so when creating this week's Summertime, Sparklers and S'more project, I couldn't help but play up the Wedding theme! And since blue (especially navy and royal) seem to be the wedding colors of the year, I just went for it.

I used the double glitter technique with the LJ924 Bride stencil to create the background and then using silver embossing posted, embossed the BRAND NEW LL3034 Your Wedding stencil.

Very clean and simple but still very pretty!

Now head on over to the Dreamers who are playing along with this week's challenge for more inspiration:

Dream It Up! 
Wendy Price
Lea Kimmel
Louise Healy
Stacey Rumsby
Terrece Siddoway
Caroline Duncan
Pam Hornschu

And be sure to stop by Monday for all the details on what looks to be a fabulous week of blog hopping featuring Dreamweaver stencils and Stampendous stamps and products!

Don't forget to check out the Dreamweaver Facebook page to see samples from the CHA Dreamweaver booth!

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Let's go to the beach!

Hello and welcome!

When I first heard the Dreamweaver July challenge was "Summertime, Sparklers, and S'more," I instantly thought of the beach and the new Dreamweaver Sandcastle stencil LL3033! And what better way to create a sandcastle than to use Tim Holtz's Distress Embossing Powders using the Double-glitter technique.

For on all the details on how to create this fun, summery card, please head over to the PaperCraft Planet Dreamweaver Thursday tutorial where I have done a complete tutorial. For now, sit back, relax and enjoy this card:

After you've soaked up all the sun you can, head on over to the other Dream Team blogs for some more Summertime, Sparklers and S'more: