Monday, August 31, 2015

High Hopes Rubber Stamps New Release and Blog Hop

Welcome back and hope you commented over at Michelle's Blog.
I am super excited for 
the Newest Release and Blog Hop of 
High Hopes Rubber Stamps

To help celebrate this newest release of Christmas/Halloween/Fall rubber stamps the design teams from both the High Hopes and One Crazy Stamper Design Teams are hosting a Blog Hop from the 1st to the 5th of this month and and winner/winners will be chosen on the 7th.  

Make sure you visit each design team member to see what new release they have on their blog and then go back to the challenge posts and leave a comment on the One Crazy Stamper or High Hopes blogs.

We are going to start off with 
Kristine from High Hopes, than Shari M. from OCS.

Leanne (Me)

And here is my card/tag for the challenge and new release:

I am using the Halloween Mini

Supplies: High Hopes Rubber Stamps-Halloween Mini,
Glitter Cardstock, Copic Markers, Dies, Foam Dots, Embossing Folders, Ribbon, Flower.

Now off you go to Natalie's blog, happy Blog Hopping

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Celebrate You

Hello and welcome back to my blog, glad you stop to see what I am creating this week for the wonderful challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks.  Our good friend Lori is the hostess today, and she challenged us to "Unusual Hair Color".  Wow, not my normal thing, but I like being challenged.  Thanks for stopping and please enter our challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, and share the love with the very talented design team.  Till next time happy crafting.

My image I colored today using Copic Markers is from Ching-Chou Kuik - Iris.  I used some rhinestones, and embossing folder.  Added a few flowers and some twine.  Popped up the image with some foam tape.

 Entering the following challenges:
Inspiration Destination-#48 Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly-Take you Pick-Color Theme Lilac, Purple, and Blue
Through The Craft Room-Anything Goes
Try it on Tuesday-Sending You Flowers
Tuesday Throwdown-#259 Just Because

Monday, August 24, 2015

Bob Loves His Tractor

Thanks friends for stopping, wow where has the month of August gone, poof sure flies by fast.  I sure had fun creating my card, I am giving it to my hubby, as it is a funny story about his tractor, and no his name isn't Bob.  My card is for the Creative Inspiration over at One Crazy Stamper, please pop on over there, the team has created wonderful projects this month for your inspiration, and Lora has a wonderful array of stock for you as well.  So remember to go there as well.  Thanks again and till next time happy crafting.


High Hopes Rubber Stamps, what a wonderful company and this is the friend I colored up for my card.  His name is Bob Loves His Tractor.  So fun, I decided to paper piece the tractor and I used glossy accents on Bob's glasses and the lights on the tractor.  I used that fun white liquid applique that stuff is awesome.  I added some wheat, clouds, pearls, sentiment, I also used an embossing folder too.  

 Supplies: HH Stamp-Bob Loves Tractor, Glossy Accents, Foam Adhesive, Whimsy Cloud Dies, Liquid Applique, Spellbinders die, Black Pearls, MS Border punch, Copic Markers.

Thursday, August 20, 2015


Thanks friends for stopping here to check out what I am creating, wow this was a fun challenge.  4 Crafty Chicks, the very talented Tamie wishes us to distress our project today.  I have this fun machine for doing this technique, but you can distress in a multiply ways.  Here is my card for today's challenge, I hope to see you over at 4 Crafty Chicks.  Happy Crafting!

Challenges to enter:
7 Kids College Fund-Anything Goes #132
Sassy Studio Designs-For the Boys #295
Inspiration Destination-Anything Goes #47

Monday, August 17, 2015

Bob Loves Grass

Hello Friends, and welcome back, my card is for the Creative Inspiration at One Crazy Stamper and I had fun using the High Hopes Rubber Stamps.  This friend is called-Bob Loves Grass.

I used my fun Simple Stories pattern paper, and as well used a MS punch for the grass, I used a sun stamp/die and clear embossing powder over it as well.  I added a cloud, and of course colored Bob using my copic markers.  I hope you get a chance to stop by and check all the inspirations from our very talented design team, as well to stop by Lora's store and check out the great supplies she has there. Till next time happy crafting.

Thursday, August 13, 2015


Thanks for stopping and I am looking forward to your comments and for you to pop on over to 4 Crafty Chicks today for our Nautical Challenge, Tina's turn to host this weeks challenge. As well the guest designers have out did themselves this week too! Please share some love with them as well!

My card I made for my great-nephew and I love how the anchor die cut out, and the size of it, I used my Copic Marker to color the edge.  Also used Best Creations pattern paper with glitter on the anchors, added some ribbon and HB die.  I hope you get a chance to go over and share the love with the very talented design team and enter your Nautical Theme project.  Till next time, happy crafting.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Gabriel Loves Soccer

Thanks friends for stopping wow we sure do have a great array cards from our Design Team for our inspirational challenge over at One Crazy Stamper and today it is my turn to share my card and this fun image from High Hopes Rubber Stamps, called Gabriel Loves Soccer.  

I had fun making this card.  I wish you could see the little guy move, I popped him using an Action Wobble, love these things.  

Anyway, here is my card, thanks for stopping and I hope you get a chance to create and check out One Crazy Stamper  Till next time, Happy Crafting.  


Thursday, August 6, 2015

Back to School

Thanks friends for stopping here and checking on what I am creating.  Today over a 4 Crafty Chicks challenge blog, is my turn to host and I thought with School just around the corner, I know parents are either freaking out, or excited.  Kids on the other hand are dreading it, well maybe the little ones are excited.  I used to like the first week, then it wasn't that fun any more, beside seeing my friends.  I hope if you have kids young or older, enjoy the time it flies by fast.  My card today for the "Back to School" challenge could be for a teacher or a friend, maybe the librarian in your school, secretary, a simple 'Hello' goes a long way.  I hope you get in your craft room and have some fun.  Remember to stop by 4 Crafty Chicks and see what they are creating as well as welcoming Lisa and Taunya our Guest Designers this month.  Till next time, happy crafting.

Supplies-White, Gray card stock, pattern paper-MME, SU Ribbon, I printed the ruler onto it, using my printer/computer, owl charm, owl punch-SU, Fun Foam, word die, tab punch-SU, Black ink, Pink ink sponged over white fun foam word hello, 3D tape, Glue Dots.
Challenges I am entering:

Monday, August 3, 2015

Gabriel Loves to Skateboard

Hello friends and welcome back, I have another very cool card to share with you today.  Our inspirational challenge at One Crazy Stamper.  I do hope you get a chance to create.  

 Lora has a wonderful store full of great supplies so please stop over there.  
Thanks again and see you next time.  Happy Crafting!
Cardstock, Pattern Paper EP-Jack and Jill, Stamp-HH-Gabriel Loves To Skateboard, Star Dies, Twine, Pearls, Distress Ink, Glue Dots, Memento Black Ink, Copic Xpressit Cardstock, Copic Markers-YR04, YR07, YR09, W2, W5, W7, W9, C0, C3, C5, BG70, BG72, BG75, E0, E18, E53, E51, E50, R20. 

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Gabbie Queen of Crazy Hair

 Hello friends welcome back for another card for the fun challenge over a Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, I sure hope you get a chance to check out all the creations the wonderful design team has been working on.  Also share some of your creations as well.  It is a "Anything Goes" challenge so the sky is the limit for sure.

 I am so lucky to be working with this wonderful image from the very talented  Faery Ink Digital Stamps.  Isn't she so pretty, her name is Gabbie Queen of Crazy Hair.  She was so super fun to color and my friend suggested these colors so thanks Lori.  Of course colored using my copic markers.  Then adding some flowers and a doily which is always fun, a die cut from Heartfelt Creations-Raindrops on Rose.  Oh and this time I added some ribbon/bow to my card.  I cut the image out using Lil'inker circle stitched die.  I popped up the image using some fun foam.  To top off this creations I added some Wink of Stella to her wings as well to her hair.   I do hope you get a chance to play our challenge at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends as well as thanking our wonderful sponsors.  
Till next time happy crafting.

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Bob Loves Golf

Thanks friends for stopping, wow, I can't believe we are into August already, where does the time go.  I know some are ready for the fall/winter to come,  I am still enjoying the temps, and green grass.  I hope your summer is going well.  My card today, is for Inspirational Challenge that is over at One Crazy Stamper.    Such talent and wonderful people.  Now onto my card, I am using the very fun High Hopes Rubber Stamp-Bob Loves Golf.  He was so much fun coloring and paper piecing his clothes as well and making a golf ball and flag.  I added some glossy accents to his glass to make them shine.  I hope you get into your craft room and create today too.  Till next time, and thank you for stopping.  Happy Crafting! 

Supplies-EP-Jack and Jill pattern paper, Xpressit Copic Blending Cardstock, Stamp-HH-Bob Loves Golf, Embossing Folder, Circle Die, Toothpick, Washi Tape, Glossy Accents, Clouds stamp and die, Versamark, Memento Black Ink, Clear Embossing Powder, heat tool, Foam Tape, Glue Dots, and my Copic Markers-YR27, YR21, E00, E25, E50, E11, E13, W5, C00, C0, C1, C3, C4, YG13, YG11, YG63, B00, B01, BG72, BG78.