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CHECK OUT EACH GERBER DAISY AND THANKS FOR VISITING!
My crafting resolutions:
1. To create more than 50% of my projects with either recycled materials or scrap left over materials to cut waste and excessive earth fillers. Currently at about 45%)
2. Teach paper craft classes.
3. Create Dies for Spellbinders(done)
4. Learn everyday what it takes to be patient, understanding, tolerant and giving.
made it to CHA, and work for embellishment company I love, demo classes all in 2012-13

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

It's your special day!


I'ts always a special day at the Noor U.S. blog!  Tammy Louise sharing a Copic colored project made with a beautiful Noor stamp called Silhouette Poppy.  I'm a vibrant and deep pigment artist so the more color the better!  Just look at how beautiful these little corner dies make the image rectangles pop and the gorgeous border die of flowers that cut and emboss that I colored with white pigment ink to make the design pop.  
 As well as the beautiful stamp, I've discovered a great deal of versatile dies that would add dimension and beauty to any project!  The flourish, those lovely little corners which are part of a bigger die set and the roses!  rows and rows of roses!  

INGREDIENTS: 
Silhouette Poppies Noor Stamp
Roll Up Roses 6002/0385
Birthday Sentiments Little Darlings Rubber Stamps
Creative Imaginations Cream Scroll
Basic Grey Kissing Booth DP

 Coated the stamp circle cancellations with glossy accents and dotted the rolled flowers with some tulip beads in a bottle.






















MEDIUMS: 
Color box white pigment ink
Copics:R81,83,85,89, Y26,Y28,G12,14,17
Signo Pigment Ink Pen

 EMBELLISHMENTS: 
Glossy Accents
Tulip Beads in a bottle Pearl
Ribbons from stash
The Paper Studio Gems


 INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:
Burn the candles, use the nice sheets.  Don't save it for a special occasion.  Today is special. 

     If you enjoy a good 3D project or just need a special box or bag, stop by my ETSY Store above for the available Shape "EZ" product line of Cut templates like bags, boxes, flowers, and cards with tons of add on's! These templates can help you make any project just the way you like it. Over and Over again! There is always a NEW Shape "EZ" cut files are available! 

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Dragon Love


Recently I colored some gorgeous Elizabeth Bell images that were made into beautiful red rubber cling exclusively at Treasured Times Rubber Stamps!  I had the great pleasure to have colored the NEW CHA release image package inserts including this gorgeous Dragon Love image and a few others I've been showing you in the recent days!  Thank you so much Jody for this humbling opportunity!  I hope you love coloring them too?





Treasured Times Rubber Stamps Store has recently made the decision to close their store and has some of these gorgeous images on sale NOW at a overwhelmingly surprising 35% of your entire order!  Get yours fast, while you still can!  I only hope you get the opportunity to color her because she is a complete delight!  

INGREDIENTS: 
Easter Greetings Paper by Michele Roos Exclusive to Treasured Times
Shape EZ swirl flower
Marrianne leaf die
 MEDIUMS: 
Gathered twigs Distress Ink
Copics E42,43,47
E000,00,11,13,93,95
YG91,95,97
YG01,13,17
R81,83,85
RV52,55,60


 EMBELLISHMENTS: 

The Twinery Twine
Recollections Gems
Offray Accents
Offray Ribbon
Three post fence die
Stickles


 INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: 

The artists vocation is to send light into the human heart
George Sand
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Monday, January 19, 2015

Sitting Pretty


Good day friends,

I've soundly landed back in my hometown of Michigan where it's cold, snowy and EVERYONE is sick with one thing or another!  I too have not been lucky enough to avoid the flue strain of 2015, but that didn't keep me from sharing this cutie patooti Candi Bean image that will be officially available on the 31st of January!

Sitting Pretty is her name and how elegant is she?  That cute little off the shoulder dress propped up against the cut little flower pot full of flowers!  And her freckles!!!  . . .  to die for, don't you think?


In this project, I was sure to use my newest die design just released at CHA, called Tear drop circle and the Tear Drop Border too!  I took advantage of the holes in the border die cut and ran some ribbon through for the added texture and placed those bright cheery flowers all over the die that I kept in the die, distressed with ink then applied glossy accents to!  The project came together just the way I had hoped!  I hope you get a chance to play with this die as it has soooo much texture and design, the possibilities are endless!


INGREDIENTS: 
Sitting Pretty Candi Bean image
DP is Kaiser Craft Lilac Ave
Tear Drop Circle Die
Girlfriends Sentiment Vintage Affections


 MEDIUMS:
 Copics E50,51,53,55, skin E00,11,13,000
V12,15,17
fence E34,35,37
hair E30,34,37
Dusty Concord Distress Ink


EMBELLISHMENTS: 
Nightshade Ribbon Hand Dyed
Glossy Accents
WOC flowers
Whimsy flowers










INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Hi There Betty

 This week was a very busy one for the crafting community!  The 2015 CHA conference took many of us away from out inks and papers and placed us together at one of the largest community gatherings of the year!

There were so very many wonderful people I had the opportunity to meet and converse as well as learn from and some wonderful booth neighbors to get to know!  The new products this year were stunning!  I can't wait to go down my "must have" list and show you all what I can make from them!

I'm grateful to be home with my family and back to the craft table with today's project for MiRan's Etsy store and digital images!  Her name is Bubbly Betty!  Isn't she dreamy?  Colored with my Copics and glittered up and shining with glossy accents and glitter along with my stickles!  Hope you enjoy it!

INGREDIENTS: 
MiRan digital image Bubbly Betty
Bo Bunny Design paper
Wave border die Whimsy Stamps


MEDIUMS: 
Copic ink: hair YR12,14,18
skin: E04,13,11,00,000,R20,R30
bubbless B12,14,0000


 EMBELLISHMENTS:
Stickles
Glossy Accents
Glitter

 INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: 
A smile starts on the lips, A grin spreads to the eyes, A chuckle comes from the belly But a good laugh bursts forth from the soul, Overflows, and bubbles all around.
(Carolyn Birmingham)

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Happy with Gold at CHA!

 It's Tammy Louise sharing with all of my lovely followers on this last day of CHA!  This year the show turned out just magnificent!  Jody Stacy and I have been circulating images and talking to people while I've demo'd coloring and creating tags for the entire show.
 
I'm anxious to get home to me lovelies for sure, but I have had such a terrific time learning and sharing, peeking and experimenting that I can't wait to come back next year as well!  I guess that's called torn! lol

I've colored Leprechan Lara by MiRan in rubber exclusively at Treasured Times for today's project!  Coordinated with the gorgeous and lush Kingdom Green and gold paper by Michele Roos!  I place it on one of my templates int he shape of a Pot 'O' Gold and place my favorite little clover dies on ones side while filling the pot with every last one of my golden buttons in my stash!  

Fun to make but that image . . . .  Coloring to die for!  Get her while you can for sure!

INGREDIENTS: 
Leprechan Lara image by MiRan exclusive for Treasured Times Rubber Stamps
Vintage Valentine Sentiment set
Kingdom Green & Gold paper by Michele Roos exclusive at Treasured Times
Clover Die
Snowflake Notables 2 die
Shape EZ Pot of Gold template

 MEDIUMS: 
Copics G20,21,24 E30,31, skin E13,11,00,000,R20,30,22
W1,3,5
Y26,28


 EMBELLISHMENTS: 
WOC flowers
Cosmos Daisy
Buttons from collection


 INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: 
You make your own luck!  Look around!

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Monday, January 12, 2015

Easter Chic Elizabeth Bell exclusive at CHA Now!


It's Monday here in Anaheim California and I'm ready to meet and greet some more wonderful people at the CHA show!  Jody Stacy and I have really been working the booth this year, showing off the lovely release of E. Bell stamps and the MiRan stamps along with the rest of Treasured Times collections!  Handing out catalogs, taking business cards, shaking hands, showing samples and eating in between!

Today's project is one of my all time favorites I think!  It's only on a tag but because I used a hexagon set of dies from Whimsy Stamps to decorate the edges with the gorgeous NEW paper collection from Michele Roos called Kingdom Gold and Green and the NEW Dewdrop die border and circle dies I designed, I quickly fell in love!

INGREDIENTS: 


 MEDIUMS: 
Copics: E00,000,11,13,93,95
Hair E30,34,37
BV20,23,25
Y02,y19,y28
Chipped Saphire Distress Ink


 EMBELLISHMENTS: 
Denim Twinery
WOC tulips
Whimsy roses

 INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:
  • Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there. - Clarence W. Hall

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Saturday, January 10, 2015

Golden Boy NOW at CHA!

 Hi everyone and welcome to our CHA 2015 Blog Hop Party! 

Today we're releasing several adorable stamps and two new paper packs at the (Craft & Hobby Trade show) CHA in Anaheim, California. 
We're so excited to be a part of this years show! 

The stamps and paper packs we're releasing today are perfect for card making for the upcoming Easter and Saint Patrick's Day holidays! 

Let's get this party started by showing you our adorable new stamps and paper packs!

Our New Paper!

Designed by Michele Roos.



Our New Stamps!

Spring Chick by Elisabeth Bell.
Colored by Tammy Louise Cunliffe.

Dragonfly Love by Elisabeth Bell.
Colored by Tammy Louise Cunliffe.

Golden Boy By Elisabeth Bell.

Colored by Tammy Louise Cunliffe.

Lucky Caitlin by Elisabeth Bell.
Colored by Keeley Ainsworth.

Lucky Leperchaun by Mi Ran Jung.

Colored by Tammy Louise Cunliffe.

Lily by Mi Ran Jung.
Colored by Mi Ran Jung.

Now that we've shown you all of the adorable new stamps and paper packs lets get the hop started!

1 Lucky winner, will win all the stamps and paper packs shown here today. 
To be eligible to win the prizes please leave a comment on all the blogs including this one, and like our Facebook page here.
 I will announce the winner by January 17th.
All of the new stamps and new paper packs are on sale at 10% off through January 13th. Enter code CHA10

 We've made some really special projects for this hop and to show off these beauties at CHA!   If you started here please visit Keeley's blog next.


Tammy Louise Cunliffe  - You Are Here! 

Nia Smith

Denielle Sargeant


We had the opportunity to work with the Sennelier DT, and their team made some projects using our new "Lily" stamp designed by Mi Ran Jung. You can take a look at their projects here.
Thank you Jolanda and all the wonderful members of her design team for being a part of this release! 


On to my project today showing off the new Lucky Boy called Golden Boy from Elizabeth Bell!  Smaller card but delightfully delicate and embellished with luck galore!


INGREDIENTS: 
Golden Boy by E. Bell exclusive at Treasured Times Rubber Stamps
Notables Shapeology Die 6
Martha Stewart Border punch
Cuttlebug Floral Fantasy embossing folder
Sentiment is Just a Note Notables 6
Shapeology Clover Die

 MEDIUMS: 
Copics Hair:E30,34,37, Skin E000,00,11,13, E97,95,93 
Pot is E53,55,57
Y26,28 gold
Clothes B12,14,21, G20,21,24
C6,3,00
Momento Ink
Ranger Distress Ink Peeled Paint 

 EMBELLISHMENTS: 
Recollections Adhesive faux pearls
Fern ribbon fromWhimsy Stamps
Kaiser Craft pearls (gift from Beate)  Thanks friend :)


 INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:
                                                               Kevin Eubanks

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