Friday, October 14, 2016

Love and Fun with Digital Papers

Hello Fellow Crafters,
Using We Are 3 Digital Papers/Butterfly Sky Collection and Sentiments-Be Attitudes

Today I am sharing an Encouragement card I made as I played around and layered some lovely We Are 3 Digital Papers - Butterfly Sky Collection and Be Attitudes Sentiments giving my layers a intricate touch by using my Spellbinders dies. I am so in love with this Butterfly Sky Collection/8 page pack available in the Miss Daisy Stamps Store. I used 3 different sheets from the pack and I love that I can size and print what I need and/or emphasis on a specific area of the paper by cropping.

My Printer Information:
 I have an HP Printer and take advantage of their HP Instant Ink Service which offers several monthly packages depending on your printing needs. I choose the smallest package and can print up to 50 pages per month $2.99 ink is sent for my specific printer as I need. I do get an email saying I am a few pages before hitting my limit and if I go over they offer an overage package of $1.00 for the next 15 pages and 01.cent for each page after that. And my unused pages do Rollover.  If you have an HP(Hewlett Packard) Printer and decide to sign up through the Link I shared you get the first Month Free as my(Antoinette Tristan) Friend.  I am not a paid advertiser for them...I just wanted to share hoping if you have an HP this would help you be Cost is a time and money saver for me...just saying.

Here is what I did a little different for this intricate design on using my Spellbinders dies. I used to halves of the Timeless Rectangle dies to make my cards foundation larger.
The next Step:

I love how my card came out. I even had fun cutting a strip from a scrap of the  Butterfly sheets with the butterflies on it to put in my little bottle.
I want to enter my card into the following Facebook Group Challenge:
Miss Daisy Stamps Create & Share - October/Your favorite Embellishment
I hope you enjoyed your visit and I encouraged you to give Digital Papers a try. I invite you to pop on over to We Are 3 Digital Papers Facebook page.  I know it took me a long time to give it and try and I am so glad I did as I have learned so many steps, tricks and techniques to make my digital papers a wise and fun choice to craft with.

Until next time...Bountiful blessings of hope, health and joy to you and yours.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

A Pocket Full of...Thankfulness

Hello Fellow Crafters,

Today I am sharing a pocket card I put together using We Are 3 Digital Papers - Thankful Collection along with the lovely Thankful Recipe cards.  I absolutely love the colors and designs in this packet.  It is available in the Miss Daisy Stamps Store and I invite you to pop on over the Facebook Group and join other Friendly Crafters as you check out all the fun and fabulous Digital Papers available through We Are 3 Digital Papers.

I have a picture tutorial on how 
to make a pocket card HERE on another Blog Post. On this pocket card project...I took advantage of my Anna Griffin Ribbon die, April Garden Edge dies and embossing folder to give my pocket card a special look especially since I was going to have one of the We Are 3 Digital Papers - Thankful Recipe Cards in it as an insert. I merged in the We Are 3 -  Be Attitudes encouraging  Scripture sentiments.

     My Pocket Card with 2 inserts one as note card and the Recipe Card can be used as a book marker.
I would like to enter my card into the following Challenges:
Allsorts Challenges #384 - Colors of Autumn
Digi Designs Challenge - Add a Sentiment
Imagine That Creative Playground - Fall Embossing
Crafting with Friends #28 - Anything Goes


I am loving that Autumn is in the air here in Texas. I don't feel it has completely arrived but I am enjoying how it gives me touches of cool mornings and evenings here and there.  And I love seeing all the fall colors popping in on the trees and harvest time decorations at the stores. 

Until next time...Bountiful Blessings to you and yours.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Let me Encourage You - Recipe Cards

Hello Fellow Crafters,

Today I am sharing an old but new project I have done with my store bought recipe cards. I started doing this a few years back as an encouragement to myself when struggling through some challenges in my life journey. For instance...I knew I had faith the size of a mustard I would look for scriptures to keep me in the direction(s) to stay focused on the golden nuggets God left me in his word as my Abba(Father) God and me as his child to stand firm in faith keeping my eyes on him to do what was needed to get me through.   ++++++++

I would hand write my Recipe, Directions, Ingredients by hand
...but now with technology and creative Digital Designers like Bonnie Kohane these lovely and fabulous Recipe cards-Butterflies

are available through We Are 3 Digital Papers in the Miss Daisy Stamps Store so you can merge in Scriptures, Sentiments that are available in pgn.file format in the We Are 3 Digital Papers Collection of goodies.  And how appropriate to have butterflies on these recipe they are a symbol of new beginnings. 

I used the We Are 3 Digital Papers:
                   Courage Sentiments Digital- in jpeg & pgn.format

Used We Are 3 Digital Paper Butterfly Sky Collection

I used these lovely Butterfly Recipe Cards as inserts into my cards that I give to Friends and/or they can be used alone as BookMarkers.

I used Word.doc to merge the We Are 3 Digital Paper "Courage Sentiments" in front of these Butterflies Recipe cards by using the "Layout Options" and choosing the "Text Wrapping" option "Through" to lay the sentiments in front of the recipe cards.

I hope you enjoyed your visit and read my Recipe today as a tasty recipe for your and my life's journey. Be Brave. 
 Be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.              Joshua 1:9

Thankful for You...Butterfly Sky

Using We Are 3 Digital Paper Butterfly Sky Collection

Hello Fellow Crafters,

Today I am sharing a special "Thank You" card using the lovely Butterfly Sky Digital Paper Collection Designed by We Are 3 Digital Papers  available in the Miss Daisy Stamps Store.

 I love being able to print digital papers on my printer and the options you have for instance; merging in a pgn.file, cropping, enlarging or making a smaller frame of something in the design.

This was a freebie Sentiment given to the Miss Daisy Stamps Facebook Group Followers. I invite you to pop on over and join the group of fun crafters and check out the fun and fabulous images and design papers shared for our creativity by a variety of talented Designers in the Miss Daisy Stamps Store.

I would like to enter my card into the following Challenges:
Cuttlebug Mania - THEME:Thank you
Aud Sentiments - Anything GOes with Sentiment
I would also like to share how Thankful I am for God showing me he cares for me even in the tiniest things.  He is into the details of our lives. I am so glad I came to know he loves me where I am in my life's journey and that He wants to walk, listen and fulfill my needs as he heals my hurts.  He wants to be there for still and know.

Until next blessed.

Monday, October 3, 2016

Be the Star...You ARE

Hello Fellow Crafters,

Today is start of a new Monthly Challenge over at My Besties 3D and More...for October.  THEME: Anything Goes with a My Besties. 

I used several My Besties Design Elements from different packets. 
Purple Moon CD Rom 
Boo Pocket Letter
Halloween 1 Decoupage 3D Kit

I hope you enjoyed my different creative design on using Halloween images. I don't celebrate it but I do share my love for Jesus Christ and the love he has for us.  And I love My Besties Designs images which you can check them all out HERE in the Shop.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Autumn Blessings

Hello Fellow Crafters,
Using Miss Daisy Stamps - Card Kit/Pumpkin Girl Autumn

I am a Facebook Group Follower of Miss Daisy Stamps and invite you to pop on over and join the Facebook Group HERE. There was a recent Digital Paper Promotion with all kinds of Games and Freebies and I believe if you go to the Miss Daisy Stamps Store you will still find a few Freebies available.  Anywho...I am so excited I won a fabulous Card Kit/Pumpkin Girl Autumn. And I made some special You Are a Blessing treat bags with several of the Design Papers.
Pumpkin Girl Autumn Card Kit

Below is a picture tutorial on how I put together these easy to make 4"x5" treat bags made with these lovely We Are 3 Digital papers.

4" x 5" size Treat bags

Once I made the treat bags from one of the We Are 3 Digital Design Papers in the Card Kit I also printed and cut as needed elements from the Digital Pumpkin Girl Autumn Card Kit for my treat bag design. The lovely colorful Autumn Blessings Sentiment is a Freebie in the Miss Daisy Stamps Store. The beautifully precolored Autumn Wagon Digital image in the medallion was merged in and is available as a pgn.file.

I hope you enjoyed and understood my picture tutorial on "How to make these 4" by 5" treat bags" .

Until next time. Enjoy life's smaller moments.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tag You're It!

Hello Fellow Crafters,

Friendly Reminder Design Team Post for you to pop on over to:
         My Besties 3D and More...September Challenge
       THEME: Anything Goes with a My Besties Image

Today I am excited to share a fun tag featuring a My Besties Designs /Sherri Baldy pre-colored Oct Printable  4 image you can find it in the My Besties Shop along with several other pre-colored digital images that are fun and fabulous. 
Here is the backside of my tag.
I had so much fun making this tag. Crafting is always a sweet pleasure for me. I seem to go into another world where there is no sadness. I can just allow God to bless my thoughts and hands as his loving-kindness pours out of my spirit and soul on to paper. I have been having a really hard and painful time physically the past month and a half. My body seems to be rebelling and not cooperating on some new things I am wanting to do with my Mom who has moved in with me but I am feeling so blessed to have her with me. I know in time my body will teach me to slow down and take in slower and enjoy my time with her and create at a slower pace.

Through it all I know...that I know God is with me and encourages and fills my heart with his love and joy.

Until next time...God loves You where you you are.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Fun Coloring My Besties Zen Art Digital Image

Featuring - My Besties Digital Zen Art Image 881

Big Texas Hello Fellow Crafters,

My Besties Digital ZenArt Image881

Today I am sharing my fun coloring with Prismacolor Premium and Prismacolor Verithin pencils of this My Besties Digital Zen Art Image 881.   I would also like to invite you to the My Besties 3D and More Monthly Challenge for September. THEME: Anything Goes with a My Besties image.

My Besties digital image 708

She also comes without the Zentangle features HERE. I think she is so adorable and can be used on a project as a Get Well, Best Wishes, Happy Birthday, Thinking of You or even with a Just Because Sentiment. 

Today I am using the Digital My Besties  Zen Art Image 881 for a thinking of you card to give a friend.  I am so glad we can each create our cards using our own creative don't be afraid to different in your use of colors/design.  Share your heart on your projects and have learned alot as I Blog Hop visiting other Crafters while visiting Challenge Blogs. 
God has blessed me in so many ways and one is having his arms always open to me...pouring his loving-kindness, grace and mercies into my heart and life.

Sometimes it is hard for me to to share of myself and my life with others...I got so used to be rejected and ignored when I wanted to share something that sadly I have learned to shut down and not share. I decided that I am going to be sharing or you could say be more identifying of self on my Blog when sharing my Projects.

I must have been in the wrong crowds for to long...Have you ever come to see someone and start conversations and they ask how are you? but don't really want to hear?  Well, I am NOT one of those. I really want to know how you are and want to be a praying friend you know is there with her Heavenly Father God and Son, Jesus Christ wanting all good things for you and stand in faith and trust through God's Holy Word with you. So if you want to leave a comment that I can believe in prayer with and for you...let's do it and see God do his work. My email is also on the side bar or you can join me on Facebook.

Until next time...May God Bless You with Health, Joy and Peace.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Happy Harvest with Miss Daisy Stamps

Using Miss Daisy Stamps Bonus File from Autumn Wagon & We Are 3/Orange Retro Collection Papers

Big Texas Hello Fellow Crafters,

Today I am sharing some more Autumn/Harvest time fun using goodies from Miss Daisy Stamps for Miss Daisy Stamps Facebook Group September Challenge which I am honored to be a Guest Designer.   The "Happy Harvest" sentiment is from Miss Daisy's Autumn Wagon Digital Package that comes with a Bonus file with Sentiments you can check out HERE.  
Miss Daisy Stamps/Autumn Wagon - Bonus File

The colorful Design Paper is by We Are 3 Digital Papers available in Miss Daisy's Shop. This particular We Are 3 Paper Design Paper in my card design is from the "Orange Retro Collection".
I was looking to make something easy and simple for an Autumn Note card to send a friend so on this round of crafting I did not use the lovely Autumn Wagon image that comes with this Miss Daisy Stamp digital package but I will share with you what it looks like here on the side because it is...such a fun an lovely image designed by Kathryne Owner of Miss Daisy Stamps.

Here is my take on an easy simple note card.  The leafs are made using the We Are 3 Digital Papers/Orange Retro Collection. I have a stamp and die by Crafters Companion I used.

I hope you enjoyed your visit and join my Blog as a new Follower and Crafter who loves creating.  Also don't forget to pop on over visit and join Miss Daisy Stamps Facebook Group  and join the September Challenge-THEME: Autumn using a Miss Daisy Stamp. 

I would also like to enter my card into the following challenges:
Craft-Dee BowZ/Sept. - Anything Goes w/bow
Craft Your Passion #328 - Anything Goes
Cuttlebug Mania/September - Anyting Goes w/Dies

Until next time Happy Crafting.