Monday, December 5, 2016

Come and Get It, Christmas challenge

At 'Come and Get It' challenges we are challenged to make a Christmas Project
and it is being sponsored by, one of many, Sandra Caldwell where I am a DT member!
I am using 'Pretty Please'
I made a Double Z Fold card, here she is just colored using copic markers.

Here it is open
I used an ornament punch,  some ribbon, and a mosaic punch from Stampin' Up. The little ornies are stickers from my stash and the Christmas letters are a recycled tag.
Folds flat for mailing.

Look at this face! How can you deny a visit from Santa!
I love this senti

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Digitally Sweet Challenges

Our challenge at Digitally Sweet Challenges is to use an animal or a pet, so I used a an Elephant by Tim Jeffs 'Animals In Detail'
This is 100% digital and I used MDS2 for digital program, even colored it with MDS2,
this is a grey scale elephant from Tim Jeffs coloring book,
You can get it from Amazon or Barnes and Noble, probably at other places too
but I got mine from Hobby Lobby

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Scrapbook page using Tim Jeff's "Animals in Detail'

Our challenge this month at Digitally Sweet is make a scrapbook page!
I am having so much fun coloring these grey scale Animals by Tim Jeffs in his book called
I have colored this page with Conda markers from Hobby Lobby with a molotow marker for dots
I scanned it back into my computer which made it 100% digital
You can get this awesome coloring book at alot of different places, I got mine at Hobby Lobby, but it is on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Walmart ect.

I use 'My Digital Studio' by Stampin' Up (sadly discontinued)

Friday, August 19, 2016

Digitally Sweet Challenges (Floral)

This is my second 100% digital entry at Digitally Sweet cuz I love flowers.
This time I used a Little Thorns by Artist Cate Edwards with my own coloring
I scanned it back into my computer and used digital embellishments from the web and my digital software from Stampin' Up in combination with WORD. The little colored horses were her greyscale which I removed the background, colored them on WORD, mirrored some of them, grouped them together, and made them small

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Digitally Sweet Floral with Lunagirl

At Digitally Sweet Challenges, we are challenged to make a floral project and boy do I love flowers and butterflies always follow flowers!
Their amazing sponsor is Lunagirl! Wonderful Vintage images
I have used 2 collage sheets from Lunagirl. Have a look at their images and see for yourself and see how fantastic they are!

For my 100% digital project I have PNG-ed several images
I have used digital software from Stampin' Up MDS2  which I believe they do not make anymore.

I have entered Digitally Sweet (Floral)
Lunagirl (Anything goes)

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Sandra Caldwell's Birthday Blog Hop Winner

The winner of my blog candy for Sandra Caldwell's Birthday blog Hop is...
(what a hard choice) 
Have a looksey at Sandra Caldwell's Etsy Store and choose 3 of her delightful images and Email me (Denise) your choices

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Sandra Caldwell Birthday Blog Hop

We are celebrating the very talented Sandra Caldwell's Birthday (which happens to be TODAY!)
with a birthday blog hop. Won't you please help us celebrate?!

We have each made a creation with images from her Etsy store.
If you arrived here from Holley's Blog, YOU ARE IN THE RIGHT PLACE!
I used 'Old Lady Special Birthday'
Here is my coloring
I also chose to use a special digi, Sandra drew for her ATC challenge
I made an envelope card for Sandra
Open it and here is 'Old Lady Special Birthday'
Added stamps colored with prisma colored pencils and layered from SU and also added stickles and glossy accents.
I am offering blog candy if you follow my blog and make comments on everybody's, the prize is 3 Sandra Caldwell digis of your choice. I will choose a winner from my comments.
  In case you get lost, here is your line-up.
So hop on over to Cindy's van Oorschot's blog and see their wonderful creation.
Start at the beginning
Sandra Caldwell Stamp Fans Facebook Timeline 
Holley Tondre Barnhart
                          Denise Pustelniak  (you are here)
MaryAnn Samuelson
Dana Gebhard Johnson
Sharon Rogers 
Laine Kammeraad-Smith
Delores Miller
Cathy Preissing
Donna Mundinger
Elizabeth Perez-Collazo 
End here and wish Sandra Caldwell a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
Sandra Caldwell Stamp Fans Facebook Timeline 

(Starts July 28th at 7am PDT and ends July 29th at 7am PDT)

Monday, June 13, 2016

Digitally Sweet Challenges

Our challenge at Digitally Sweet Challenges is Green and White and one other color, and you guessed it, my other color is LILAC!

My friend Jane Bradshaw gifted these beautiful digital papers from Coosty Creations to me and aren't they beautiful?!
I also used My digital software from Stampin' Up and the grape vines are free clipart from the web.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Embrace your inner child

The challenge at 'More Mixed Media Challenges' is use pink and that is one of my favorite colors.
Was this ever fun! I've made mixed media before but on a canvas or wood so I made my first tag.
(oh I did make a cover for a notebook once too.)
This is my coloring

I fussy cut her out

Some close up's of texture

I used chipboard and alot of other things and embellishments.


Thursday, May 5, 2016


We are challenged to make a 100% digital birthday card at Digitally Sweet Challenges.
I used two stamps by Sandra Caldwell, a beautiful 'Flowerfield' and an adorable 'Wormie'
These are both colored with copics however I scanned them back into my computer which made them digital.
I used free clipart and my SU (which they do not sell anymore) software.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Butterfly Costume

At 'More Mixed Media Challenge' we are challenged to use yellow and Mixed Media of course.
I made a notebook cover using 'Butterfly Costume' by Sandra Caldwell at Etsy.
(Isn't she cute?!)
Here is my coloring

Here is my mixed media notebook cover

Butterflies are a stamp with a matching punch from SU colored with prisma colored pencils, colored Sandra Caldwell's image with copics, and the rest is from my stash.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Firecracker Eagle

At 'Come And Get It Challenges' we were challenged to use glitter and or bling and I used both on 

I made a tag card which has jewels on it and stickles, and a candle

Friday, April 22, 2016

Lady Bug Gal

At 'Come And Get It Challenges' we are challenged to do things wings with wings, so I am using Sandra Caldwell's 

Here is just my coloring

A variation gate fold card and a few embellies

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Digitally Sweet Challenges

At Digitally Sweet Challenges, we are challenged to do FANTASY and Medusa by Sandra Caldwell is certainly digital!
That is my own coloring with Medusa with prisma colored pencils, however I scanned it back in my computer and PNGed which will make my card front 100% digital.

Monday, April 4, 2016

Make it sparkly

At Spellbinding Stamps by Nikki Burnette we are challenged to make it sparkly, I love sparkles!
I used an image from Sandra Caldwell called 'Glamour Nana'
The reason behind her purple hair is, ladies with white hair use a blueing rinse which sometimes is purple and they use too much making their hair purple or blue and think they are styling! LOL!
Here is just her colored
Here she is sparkly.
Used glossy accents on her sunglasses

Used some swarsky (or how ever you spell that) crystals on her blouse, chopsticks and glasses

Put some stickles in various places and the rest is from my stash


Friday, April 1, 2016

Marilyn Monroe with Sandra Caldwell

Who doesn't love Marilyn?!
She was so glamorous and Sandra captured her perfectly!
Classic Design Team Open has challenged us with Anything goes as long as you are an international DT member and I am a DT member with Sandra Caldwell.
Here is just my coloring
I colored her with copic marker and gave her a chalk background
Here is my finished creation.

The leaves are sequins, butterflies are SU (stamp with a matching punch)
The diamonds are real BTW! LOL! I got to do quilling that I have not done in a while

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Steampunk Dude by Sandra Caldwell

I love mixed media and at 'More Mixed Media Challenge' we are using Green and I thought 'Steampunk Dude' by Sandra Caldwell @ Etsy would be perfect!
 This butterfly was in some flowers I had gotten ans I loved the butterfly too so I saved it
I like to put a penny on my mixed media for luck
These are tabs from Coconut water
Here is some more tools like screws and bolts ect. Also there is a couple of mosquito repellent stands that are cool.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016


Start your day right!
I am using 'Coffee and Donuts' by Sandra Caldwell @ Etsy

I added glossy accents to the donuts and stickles in various places, embossed with a cuttlebug folder, I added one dimensional sticker from my stash