One Stamp set, Two projects

Today I have teamed up with Taniesa from TheCraftyPickle to showcase the use of a  CTMH stamp set Called "Lifting Spirits".  We each created a card using this set. 
For my project I created a Thank you card. I started with a 5x7 navy blue and white chevron print card.  I then stamped my chosen images onto watercolor paper and painted them.  I stamped a separate image of the balloon and a few clouds. Then I fussy cut them out and mounted them onto my already painted base with 3D foam squares.

 To see details on Taniesa's project hop on over to the TCP blog
She is a pro with the alcohol markers!

We hope you enjoy our each of our projects. 
Happy Scrappin'

Welcome to another TCP blog hop!

Today our creative team will be sharing with you their take on a sketch created by our very own designer, Treasa!
This is the fantastic sketch she created for us:

 For My Project I decided to create a PL spread using the sketch.  
I created a mini layout for the largest pocket which is 6x12

I really like these insta pages from WRMK.  It allows for creating a mini layout and accenting with 8 3x3" pockets.
Our dog Tyson is a fun subject for creating layouts.  I really enjoy customizing layouts with my flair from TheCraftyPickle

How would you like to win a "Year of Flair?" There are two ways to win! Enter both ways to improve your chances! First, Leave a little love on each of the designer's blogs as you hop along. Every comment gets you an entry into the drawing for the flair. Second, Participate by creating your own take on our sketch and link us in the comments to your photo (Can be posted on your blog, Flickr, Photobucket, Ect...) It can be any type of project, however the sketch inspires YOU. International friends are welcome to participate as well! You have until Wednesday Feb. 25th to enter. Winner will be announced on TCP's blog on Friday Feb.27th
Winner will receive 12 monthly sets of TCP flair valued at over $50.00
And as a thank you for following me I am going to give away a set of 6 random flair buttons from TheCraftyPickle too. 

To enter my little giveaway you need to follow my blog and leave me a comment saying you do. Check back here on Friday 2/27 to see if you are the winner. 
On with the hop!
You should have started with Alicia!
If you get lost along the way here is the order of the hop.
Carrie ( you are here )
Don't forget to comment on the TCP blog too!

February PL Swap cards

Today I am sharing with you some swap cards I created this month. I Create and swap Project Life style cards in a Facebook swap group, These are the themes I signed up for in February.

I created these cards for the Watercolor swap. I stamped my flower image and then used my H20 shimmer watercolors to paint them. I love these new paints. They are so vibrant and pretty, adding just a touch of shimmer to my project.  I just had to use them on my next two cards too.

Bumble Bee swap.  How cute is this little Bee?
Butterfly Swap.  I Love this CTMH Butterfly stamp. The bold outline is perfect for hand coloring. 

I my house we LOVE our dogs like family.  For this Dog swap I created a Valentine style card. I used my Sizzix to Dry emboss some pink shimmer paper then sanded off the paw prints.

Twinchies ( 2x2" cards ) are my favorite swaps.  I love the POW paper by AC, It is so sparkly without any glitter transfer.  The Simplify is a stamp by Technique Tuesday

Rolo Swap - Brush Script theme

I created this card for a Sick Day SwapThese stamps are from Lawn Fawn. I used my Spectrum Noir color pencils to color in the images and then fussy cut them out.

Everyone loves Cupcakes Swap.  I had to make mine chocolate because when it comes to Cupcakes I will pick Chocolate everytime.

Lastly I created these cute little pinwheels for the Birthday Swap.  Pinwheels are really easy. You just cut a 2" square, cutting a 3/4" slit in each corner toward the center, then folding them toward the center and add a brad to hold the points in place. 

 Thanks for stopping by today 
Check back on Friday for my next post featured on TheCraftyPickle