Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Trendy Twine -- XOXO Treats

Hello everyone!  I'm posting over at Twine It Up with Trendy Twine Today and  I have some quick and easy non sweet treats to show you.  I used the Skinny Candy BagsTotally Red Trendy Twine, and the You & Me Planner Stamp Set.


I cut the heart tag from my Cricut Machine.  I think they came from the Doodlebug cartridge.  After putting the pencils in the Skinny Candy Bags and sealing them, I punched a small hole in the top and thread my Totally Red Trendy Twine through the hole and around the top two times.  Then I put the twine through the tag hole and tied a bow--easy peasy!


I just knew the XOXO stamp from the You & Me Planner Stamp Set would be perfect with the pencils.  I found the pencils at the Target Dollar Spot -- love that place :) I also used some red Nuvo Drops all around the heart.  Those are so fun to use!




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Helen

Monday, January 16, 2017

Growing in Unity Winners!

Hello everyone!  Thank you so much for all your wonderful comments for my Growing in Unity last week.  It was so much fun and I'm a bit sad that it's over.

But I'm here today to announce my two winners of 25 random Unity Stamps each.  The winners are:

Snappy Scrappy 

and 

Mary Reiner

Please use the Contact Me link on the right to send me your full name and mailing address.  I will then send your information to Unity and they will send out your stamps.

Thanks so much everyone!!

Helen

Friday, January 13, 2017

Growing In Unity -- Day 5

Happy Friday everyone! I am so glad it's the weekend yet a bit sad that my Growing in Unity week is over.  But I will continue to play with my Unity Stamps, especially since I have some I haven't used yet -- LOL!


Today, I used Swagger -- I just love this little guy and have used it before. I used my Zig Clean Color Markers again as a watercolor with a paint brush.  Then I added some Clear Wink of Stella to allthe hearts and the word sending.


The edge dies are from My Favorite Things.  These are really fun to use.  I added a border and bow of Lemon Tart Trendy Twine.  The last things I used was some pink Nuvo Drops.  I have quite a few but am still hesitant to use them.  I really don't know why since I do love them!

Be sure to leave a comment for your chance to win 25 random stamps and don't miss out on the great sale Unity has for Angela's birthday which is today--Happy Birthday Angela!!

Have a wonderful day and weekend!!

Helen

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Growing In Unity -- Day 4

Hello all!  Today is Day 4 of my Growing in Unity Week. Today I used a newer set called Love to Go kit. I am not a coffee drinker but I do know a few. I love the double chocolate chip frappuccino personally :)


This would be fun to stick a gift card in for my daughter for Valentine's day.  She does drink some coffee, but her favorite is the 'pink drink' lately.  


This was colored with my Zig Clean Color markers. I have started collecting some Copics but I really have not gotten the hang of them yet. I also need to find the right paper to use to color them on. The fun twine is Cherry Cupcake Trendy Twine :)

Unity Stamp Company is having a fabulous sale right now. You should be sure to check it out!

Have a fabulous day!!

Helen

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Growing In Unity -- Day 3

Hello everyone! Today is Day 3 of my Growing in Unity Week.  Unity Stamp Company is just the best--they always have great sales, include free gifts in your order, have great customer service, and give people opportunities like this!

For my card today I used Let Your Dreams Bloom. It's one of my favorite sets that I have used before.  I just love the flowers and all the sentiments that come in the set.


I used my Zig Clean Color markers to color this. I am really trying to work on shading and not just have one straight color on the whole thing. That's why I love to be a GIU gal--I really take the time to color my Unity Stamps.  


I did add some Clear Wink of Stella to the flowers (not sure you can see it). The white layer is a die from My Favorite Things.  Then I added some self stick pearls to keep it on the simple side.  Some days I add a lot to a card and others I like to keep simple :)

Be sure to leave a comment for your chance to win 25 random stamps! I will pick two winners.

Have a great day!

Helen

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Growing in Unity -- Day 2



Hello!  I'm back with day  2 of my Growing in Unity week.  Today, I used my newest owl stamp that I recently purchased -- My Kinda Favorite Owl.  I work at a University in Georgia whose mascot is an owl, and Unity makes the cutest owls, so I tend to buy them all :)


I colored with my Zig markers again and added a bit of  Clear Wink of Stella to the cute ladybug and the heart the owl is holding.    


Be sure to leave a comment for a chance to win 25 random stamps!

Have a great day!

Helen