Saturday, November 21, 2015

Custom Kids Birthday Card


Hello and Good Morning, 

I'd love to share a custom requested card I created for a birthday. 




Thanks for shopping by my blog.

*Do something creative everyday*

Nicole

Friday, November 13, 2015

Vs Sweetideas Challenge #40

Vs Sweetideas Challenge #40

HaPpY November 

Hey Bloggers, can u believe it's November already. This means that Christmas is right around the corner. Wow this yr flew by quickly.  Ill be posting Christmas cards very soon, can't wait.

Now on to the challenge for this month hosted by V's Sweetideas. This months challenge is probably one of my fav embellishments BLING.

Challenge Details
Theme: Bling it out
Enter by: November 30th
Prize: $10 Gift card to V's Shop

Head to V's Sweetideas challenge for more info on the challenge.

Now I'd like to showcase my card featuring one of the newest stamp sets by V's Sweetideas. This stamp set is called Sweet Break and it available in V's shop. 

Card Details: Sweet Break (stamp set), colored with Chameleon markers, rhinestones. 

I hope you enjoyed my sweet simple card. Feel free to follow me on Instragram @swtdreamz03 to see my crafty projects and planner goodies. You also meet my family on Instragram as well. 


Thanks for stopping by and do something creative everyday. 

Nicole

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Vs Sweetideas Challenge #39

HaPpY OcToBeR 

Hey Bloggers. I have totally missed blogging. It's been a while since the last time I've blogged, but I've been crafting.  However feel free to follow me on Instragram @swtdreamz03 to see my crafty projects and planner goodies. You also meet my family on Instragram as well. 

Now on to the challenge for this month. Hosted by V's Sweetideas. 

Challenge Details
Theme: Halloween treats
Enter by: Octuber 31th
Prize: $10 Gift card to V's Shop

Head to V's Sweetideas challenge for more info on the challenge.

Now I'd like to showcase my treat bag for Halloween. However this is a project that can be transformed for any holiday. I

 I totally adore this treat bag die from Lawn Fawn. I've also used the Batty stamp set from V's Sweetideas shop. I love this set it features super cute spooky images. The sentiment is also from that set as well. After cutting out the treat bag i embossed the wood grain texture. I enjoyed making this treat bag, now I need to figure out who to give it tooo. 

I hope you join in on this month's challenge. I can't wait to see all the entry's. 

Thanks for stopping by my blog. I love reading your comments. 

* do something creative everyday *

Nicole

Friday, July 10, 2015

SpiegelMoM 5th Anniversary Blog Hop



Hello everyone and welcome to the 5th Anniversary Scrap Party of SpiegelMom Scraps!!  Jody, aka SpiegelMom, brought us all together to celebrate and party with all of you!  We have some fantastic fun planned for you, including prizes for all the challenges being introduced by each blogger.  Jody has rounded up some wonderful prizes for the challenge winners from Marion Smith Designs, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L, V’s Sweet Ideas (Vanessa and Nicole are with us today), Shimmerz Paints, May Designs, Willowfields Etsy Shop and American Crafts!! 



To play along here’s what you need to do:


1.  Create a project based on any challenge introduced during this hop.


2. You may enter one challenge or do them all!

3. Link it up on this page under the appropriate InLinkz linky tool. You may link up a blog post with your newly created project (no back linking) OR use your Instagram account and link that up!  Cool right!!

4.  Have fun and share the challenges with your crafty friends.  Sharing is caring and you can win another prize just for sharing!  The blog hop and challenges are open July 10-17th at midnight CST.

5.  Winners will be announced on July 20th on the SpiegelMom Scraps website

Now, here’s the entire Scrap Party Line Up for you.  After you hop the blogs, there's a special bonus hop over on 3 YouTube Channels, starting at SpiegelMom Scrap's channel ! Don't miss out on that, there's a fabulous prize for hoping there also!!

SpiegelMom Scraps Blog - Jody   http://spiegelmomscraps.com/
V's Sweet Ideas - Vanessa           http://www.vssweetideas.com/ 
Charity – SMS Sparkler’sDT          http://scrapfaire.blogspot.com/
             Ka – Special Guest Designer         http://stampingsmilesdesigns.blogspot.com/
Lou – SMS Sparkler’sDT                http://punknscrap2.blogspot.com/
Nicole - V's Sweet Ideas                http://sweetdesignzz.blogspot.com/
Kat – SMS Sparkler’sDT                http://kraftykat9.blogspot.com/

SpiegelMom Scraps YouTube       https://www.youtube.com/user/SpiegelMomScraps
Teresa Huckle                                https://www.youtube.com/user/craftinmommaML
Charity                                              https://www.youtube.com/user/scrapfaire

My Challenge - BLING

Check out my 1st pocket letter using lots of sequins for bling from SpiegelMom Scraps shop. Listed below are the products I used for this project.



Products used for this project : Sequins (Fairytale Sequin Mix , Ella's Castle Sequin Mix ) , Cork Die Cuts (Cloudy Days Cork Die Cut), Gold foil dollies , Medium Shipping Tag , Pattern Paper.


Products used for this project: Digital stamp (Some Odd Girl) , Cork Die Cuts (Cloudy Days Cork Die Cut), Gold foil dollie, bitty bag from V's Sweetshop , American Craft thicker numbers, stars ( wood veneers), coloring medium (Prismacolor pencils)

Thanks so much for coming by my blog. Next stop is

* Do something creative everyday*

Nicole

Monday, June 1, 2015

V's Sweetideas Challenge #35

Hello and Happy Sunday,

I know it's been a while since ive posted a blog post, however I'm back and ready to jump start JUNE (my birthday month) with a project for V's Sweetideas challenge.

I'm here with a project featuring V's Sweetideas newest stamp set "Suit It Up" which has been released just in time for Father's Day. I love the sentiments in this new stamp set. 

Challenge Details
Theme: Showcase your favorite technique. 
Due by: June 30th
Prize: Gift card to V's Shop

Can you guess my favorite technique that I showed in this project??

If you said Coloring, your right. Coloring is my favorite crafting technique and I do my best to practice often. 

Here is a look at the stamp set and a project I created.

                 Coloring with Copics

I created a Father's Day gate fold card using the "Suit It Up" stamp set.

Card Detail: cardstock, pattern paper, glitter Cardstock, Suit It Up stamp set, oval dies, Copic markers 

Thanks for stopping by and head to V's shop to order this stamp set. You can also head to the blog to see other projects using this super cool stamp set. 

* do something creative everyday *

Nicole


Thursday, May 7, 2015

Time for Tea Project

Hello Bloggers

I have beeb super busy, but I do have a project for you that I've created using a Time for Tea digi stamp. Have you been to their shop. It is filled with super cute and fun images. You can head to the Etsy shop HERE.

My card is featuring the Baker Girl . I don't bake, but I'm in love with this stamp. I think its sooo cute. Here is the card I created for a co-workers birthday.


Card reads on outside: I started to bake you a cake......
Card reads on inside: But then I realized I don't back well (lol)

Card Details: Baker Girl (digi stamp), Happy Birthday stamp (Lawn Fawn sentiments), Sweet dots (V's Sweetideas sweet dots), Prismacolor pencils, pattern paper (Teresa Collins: family)

You can see my card on the Time For Tea blog along with some other very awesome DT projects here

Thanks for stopping by. 

Nicole 

* Do something creative everyday *

Sunday, April 12, 2015

VsSweetideas Blog Hop

Good Morning,

Who's ready for a blog hop with V's Sweetideas featuring the newest stamp set just in time for Mother's Day. You should have arrived from the creative Lisa's blog

 Introducing "Super Mom" 
This stamp set is so cute. I love it, because Mom's are like super hero's. You can do, so much with this set. I've created a card below using the "Super Mom" stamp set.


                                           
 Here are the details:
1. Two winners will be chosen from comments all along the hop. 
Winners will receive the new Super Mom stamp set.
2. Deadline: You have until midnight EST on Friday, April 17th to leave a comment.
3. Please check V’s Sweet Ideas Blog on Saturday, April 18th to see if you are a lucky winner.

               Here is the full hop order in case you get lost on the way
Nicole (here)
                              Vanessa (V’s Sweet Ideas)

Next stop on the blog hop Karen. Have fun hopping.

* Do something creative everyday*
Nicole 

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

VSC Challenge #33

Hey Bloggers, 

I can't believe it's April already, the year is flying by. However a new month means a new challenge at Vs Sweetideas. 

This months theme is "Anything Goses" and I use a bunch of sequin from from V's Sweet Shop. I totally adore this stamp set and use it often. Its very versatile. More details on this months challenge is on V's Sweet Challenge Blog

Below is my card
I love creating shacker cards, but this is the largest shacker card I've ever created.

I used sequin from V's shop. I love the variety of sequins she offers. You have to check out the shop. There are also so super cute new stamp sets. 

Thanks for stopping by And I hope you join in on this months challenge. 

* Do something creative everyday *

Nicole


Monday, March 30, 2015

Time for Tea Designs digi release

Hey Bloggers,

If your here for the Some Odd Girl hop it's right below this post.

Have you seen the new Time for Tea Designs digital stamps. They are too cute. so you all should head to the Time for Tea Design shop to check them out. 

I will be showcasing Vet Girl. I personally don't have any pets, but I totally adore this digi. I thought it would make a cute thank you card, so I created one.
Card details: Vet Girl (Time for Tea designs), American crafts thickers , Pattern Paper (Teresa Collins) , Sweet dots ( V's Sweet shop)

Thanks so much for stopping by.

*Do something creative everyday*

Nicole 



Monday, March 23, 2015

Some Odd Girl Term Ending HOP

Hello, Odd friends, and welcome to Some Odd Girls Fond Farewell blog hop for the 2014-15 Design Team!
The Odd Girls have had a VERY exciting year, with lots of fun events, new shop items we fell in love with, a great presence at CHA, and a whole ton of fun new releases to color and share!  We are grateful for the friendships made, the amazing inspiration from our teammates and from our Oddie friends, and for all the support the crafty world has shown us as Some Odd Girl continues to grow and expand.
Today, and for the next week, we invite you to hop with the whole team and take a little journey with us through the last year as Odd Girls.
At each Odd Girl‘s blog, you’ll find 3 of her very favorite projects created during her term, and at each Odd Girl‘s blog, there will be a digi to win.  Leave your comments at each stop, and be sure to check out the main blog HERE for the full hop list and a chance to win one grand prize.  It’s gonna be a big one!
We hop now through Tuesday, March 31st at midnight EST, when we say goodbye to the current team and get ready to kick off a whole new term.  Are you ready to hop

This journey with Some Odd Girl has been one of a kind and pretty kool. It's always hard to say Good-Bye, but I had some awesome memories and great projects from my last year with Some Odd Girl. Below are my top 3 favorite projects from this design team term.



On my blog you'll have the chance to win Alice in tea cup. It's one of the many digi images I adore by Some Odd Girl. 

Thanks, sooo much for stopping by and Iappreciate  the continue support on my blog. Don't forget to visit the other design team member blogs. 

Thank You Some Odd Girl for this experience . Forever an Odd Girl.
 
*Do something creative everyday*

Nicole

Sunday, March 22, 2015

A new journey with Time 4 Tea design

Hello Bloggers.

So I have lots of news for you all. As I say Good-Bye to one design team I say Hello to another. Tomorrow will be my last design team blog post with Some Odd Girl and today is my 1st design team blog post with Tea 4 Time Designs . I'm very excited for this new crafty journey.

I'd love for you to all check out Tea 4 Time blog and etsy shop. I totally love the digi stamps by Tea 4 Time. Below is a new digi Unicorn . This digi is available right now at the Tea 4 Time (T4T) shop.


Card Details: Unicorn digi stamp, prismacolor pencils, pattern paper (echo park: everyday eclectic),  heidi swapp (die cuts).

Come back tomorrow for more crafty projects by me. 

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you stop by often to see my crafty journey with Time 4 Time designs.

* Do something creative everyday *

Nicole

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Some Odd Girl Snow Queen release

Good Morning Bloggers 

I hope your all having a wonderful morning. Its release day on the Some Odd Girl site. I would love to showcase the newest digital stamp to you all. Say Hello to Snow Queen Piper. 

Piper is sporting a beautiful long winter dress and coat. Fabulous. So I have been decided to start watercoloring and I thought this was a perfect image to try it on. I don't love the results, but I don't hate it either. I love the soft colors you can get with watercoloring.

Now I present Snow Piper.......




If your wondering why I chose the color green head to Kristy's blog post . Kristy hads inspired everyone with a color swatch journal. I adore the color Green. I hope you can join in on the color swatch journal coloring promps.

Thanks for visiting.

* Do something creative everyday *

Nicole 


Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Snow Day Tia Some Odd Girl Release


Good Morning Bloggers 

I hope your all having a wonderful morning. The snow is finally melting in NYC. YaY. 
Before I showcase the newest digital stamp. I want to highlight the new stamp sets that came out last week. They are so geeky and cute and are available in the Some Odd Girl shop now. The sentiments that come with the images are sooo AWESOME.
 

Now onto the new digital release. With all this snow we have been getting I was totally in the mood to color up this image. I would love for you all to meet Snow Day Tia. She looks to be having a blast playing in the snow. I plan to use this creation in a pocket scrapbook layout about all the snow we have been having. I really do love creating with 6 x 6 paper.



Project detail: Snow Day Tia (Some Odd Girl digi image), colored with prismacolor pencils, glitter sweet dots (V's Sweet shop), snow die (Spellbinders) , pattern paper (My Minds Eye)

Thanks so much for stopping by, head to the Some Odd Girl blog for more inspiration using this digital stamp. 

* Do something creative everyday *

Nicole










VSC Challenge #31

Hey Bloggers, 

It's the start of March which means a new challenge at Vs Sweetideas. I have to be honest this challenge was a lil hard for me because I color with different mediums, but I was soooo excited for the challenge. 

This months theme is "Watercolor" and I used the "coffee break" stamp set from V's Sweet Shop. I totally adore this stamp set and use it often. Its very versatile. More details on this months challenge is on V's Sweet Challenge Blog

Below is my card

                    



Thanks so muck for stopping by and I hope you join in on this months challenge.


* Do something creative everyday *

Nicole

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

SomeOddGirl Tia release


Hello and Happy Tuesday 

It's almost the end of February and its digital release day in the Some Odd Girl community. Before I showcase my card featuring one of the new digi stamps. I'd like to mention that the Some Odd Girl blog as a guest designer, take a minute to check out her stuff and do a lil shopping in the store.
New SoMe OdD gIrL site.

Now on to my project featuing Tomboy Tia.

Card detail: Colored with prismacolors pencils, stickles (silver), pattern paper My Mind Eyes (cut & paste flair).

Thanks for stopping by my blog

* do something creative everyday *

Nicole

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Some Odd Girl Spa Day Fun digi release

Hello and Happy Tuesday

It's the week of Valentines Day and its digital release day in the Some Odd Girl community. Before I showcase my card featuring the newest digi stamps I'd like to mention that the Some Odd Girl blog and store recently got a fabulous makeover in the New Year. Take a minute to check it out and also check out the new clear stamp release. Some Odd Girl release Frenchie Gwen & Frenchie  Cody. I think these images are toooo FUN. I totally plan on adding Frenchie Gwen to Some Odd Girl collection really soon.

New SoMe OdD gIrL site


On to my card featuring the new digi stamp Spa Day Mea. She is ready for a day of pampering. 


Card Detail coming soon



Close Up for the colored image 

Also its Valentines Day inspiration week on the Some Odd Girl blog. So check out a new Valentines inspired project every day on the Some Odd Girl Blog.

Thanks for stopping by my blog. I love to read your comments.

* Do something creative everyday *

Nicole

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Some Odd Girl digi release - Girlfriends


Hello and Happy Tuesday 

It's the last week in January and its digital release day in the Some Odd Girl community. Before I showcase my card featuring one of the new digi stamps. I'd like to mention that the Some Odd Girl blog and store recently got a fabulous makeover. Take a minute to check it out and do a lil shopping.

Girlfriends Kaylee & Mae and Wheelchair Kaylee are now available in the Some Odd Girl shop. 

Here is my featured card showcasing the Girlfriends digi stamp. 


Card details : Girlfriend digi stamp, Pattern Paper and other embellishments (Teresa Collins:family stories) ,colored with Prismacolor pencils


Thanks for checking out my blog, Head to the Some Odd Girl blog to meet the designer of the wheelchair digi stamp and to see some projects using the wheelchair stamp. 


* Do something creative everyday *

Nicole 


Tuesday, January 20, 2015

1st Some Odd Girl digi release of 2015


Good Morning Oddies,

I hope your all having a wonderful morning. Can you believe that January is almost over. It just flew by. I have been busy trying to start the year off right. Staying FOCUS (that's my word of the year) on my goals. 

I'm taking the Heidi Swapp #capture30 class which is helping me to capture memories for the year and really figure out what I want. My planner for the year is the Heidi Swapp black & white memory planner. I've also started reading Make It Happen (surrender your fear, take a leap, live for purpose) by Lara Casey. To get the most out of the book I've joined Nadine's book club on You Tube. This Some Odd Girl digital image release is perfect to motive any women in your life even yourself. Which is why my first Some Odd Girl project of the year is for me. 

Fighter Gwen is now available in the Some Odd Girl Shop. Fighter Gwen is in my memory planner because she reminds me to keep fighting. Stay strong. 

Here is my featured project of the day.............

                                
Project details: Digital Image ( Fighter Gwen: Some Odd Girl), Chameleon Markers  ( BR2, BR5, PK3, CG8 , BK4), Enamel dots (Lawn Fawn), Pattern Paper (My Mind Eyes), gold stickers & quote (Heidi Swapp memory planner kit at Michael's), Heidi Swapp memory planner (black & white memory planner)

Also I want to wish 
Some Odd Girl 
a very happy 
5th Birthday

In honor of Some Odd Girl's 5th Birthday there is a fun challenge and giveaway going on.  
Head to the main blog to get all the details. 
Thanks for stopping by my blog today. I want to wish you all a very Happy Fun New Year. 

* Do something creative everyday*

Nicole





Wednesday, January 14, 2015

V's Sweet Blog Hop


Hello crafters! 

Nicole here with a blog hop giveaway!  We will be showcasing our new clear photopolymer stamp set for the month. 

We will have lots of great projects and will be also doing a giveaway! Please join in on the fun for your chance to win a stamp set!

                                         

Now on to my project for the Coffee Break stamp set release......
I have transformed some Heidi Swapp project life cards. Before using these in a project life scrapbook page I will use them to leave lil happy messages for my family. I'm taking the Heidi Swapp #capture30 planning class and she expressed to us that its important to spread positive vibes to our love ones around us. It can be a little note on a post it or you can get fancy and jazz up a project life card (like me). No matter how you do it making someone smile will also make you smile.



             
               
Supplies Used: Coffee Break stamp set (V's shop), Glitter Sweet dots (V's shop), Project Life cards (Heidi Swapp - Glitter ), washi tape (American Craft), LLD Coffee cup die (My favorite Things) , Chameleon Markers , Copic Markers , Black ink (Heidi Swapp) 

Two winners will be chosen from comments all along the hop. Winners will receive the stamp set "Coffee Break" and a few other goodies.

Here are the details:


1. Two winners will be chosen from comments all along the hop. Winners will receive the new          Coffee Break stamp set.
2. Deadline: You have until midnight EST on Thursday, January 22nd to leave a comment.
3. Please check V’s Sweet Ideas Blog on Friday, January 23rd to see if you are a lucky winner.

Your next stop is the incredibly awesome Karen.

Here is the full hop order:

            Sierra (GDT)
                             Vanessa (V's Sweet Ideas)