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Bon Voyage – Farewell Card

22 Aug
Hello Everyone!
It is me Jeannie with a very Fun – Farewell card today.  To begin with I am using Mojo Monday’s Sketch # 255, and I will be entering this card in their challenge.  HOORAY!
PLUS…..over on Joy’s Life.com
we are all putting our CRI-KITS to good use this week.  
I am using pens from the Reg. Neon set.
I am also using a design from my Art Philosophy cartridge with my pens.
 
 
I am using the stamp set called Pun in the Sun from Joy’s Life.
 
The little boat is from the Cricut Cartridge Life is a Beach.
 
This is the inside of the card.  I have also used dies from Cheery Lynn Designs and My Favorite Things.
Here is a close up of the area where the CRI-KITS pen was used.  It really does make a gorgeous background for this card.
 
 
Here is a close up of those fabulous Joy’s Life stamps!!
 
One last peek at my card for this week!
 
 
Well, what do you think?  I’d love to hear your feedback!!!
I had a ton of fun with these pens.  I am all ready to try again for our blog hop this weekend!  
I hope you have a great day…Thanks for stopping by…this has been Jeannie in behalf of Joy’s Life.com.

Time for Halloween yet?

17 Aug
It’s hard to even think about Halloween time. Before you know it we will be making Christmas cards etc too.  In this last batch of New Release dies, there were a couple of dies for Halloween and I thought I’d pair them with some I already had and I came up with this fun card.
I embossed my card background with Leaves Embossing Plate.
The dies I am using from the new releases are CREEPY GATE and PUMPKIN SWAG.
The black cat and tree are a set called SCARE ME and the moon is made from the center of the SUNFLOWER die.
The cloud is a stamp that I stamped and cut out.
I think that the card turned out so cut and not too spooky! What do you think?
 I am having a lot of fun with the new release of dies.
I hope to have time to play with the flowers this next week.
This has been Jeannie from The Polka Cabana posting today for Cheery Lynn Designs.

Cheery Lynn Designs New Release Time

15 Aug

It is that time again!!

What time?

That time when Cheery Lynn Designs comes out with lots of new designs to tempt us with.

Here is the project I have made and I have only used a small amount of the many dies that are part of the release.

The background die is called Japanese Wall Frame. It reminds me of Frank Lloyd Wright for some reason, I just love this die immensely!

I have also used some of the Mini Dimensional Butterflies.  These are so tiny.  You will be amazed.

The sentiment is on a frame from a set called Sentiment Frame #2.

The branches and flowers are from the set called Embellishment #2.

The stamp set I used is by Inkadinkado.

To see the New Release Line of dies you can go HERE, to see them all.

Be forewarned, there are lots of temptations waiting for you there!!

This has been Jeannie in behalf of Cheery Lynn Designs with this Polka Cabana post today!

Imaginisce & Cheery Lynn Designs

10 Aug
It has been a fantastic week of fun over at Cheery Lynn Designs.
We have been teaming up with Imaginisisce papers and products and our design team has been making such fun things to see this week .
Today it is my turn!!!
I have created a set of altered notebooks.
They are made from basic composition books that you can get from your local office supply store. The ones that look like this:
But with a little imagination, Imaginisce products and Cheery Lynn Designs Dies, you can create some adorable purse notebooks.
The dies I have used on these are, Flip Flops, Fanciful Flourish, Buttons 1, Zig Zag Ric RacStacker Flower 3 and Fish.
I love making these.  I think that the more bright and colorful the papers are, the better the “purse” turns out.
I also used Imaginisce’s i-rock tool to adhere some colorful hot rocks to both purses.
The large SUN KISSED DIE CUTS are so cute and the girl on the purse I think is the perfect touch!
Here is what the back of the purse looks like.
Here is the inside.
Here is the little “mini” purse.
Mini back.
Isn’t it the cutest thing?
Here is the inside of the mini.
One last look.
I hope you have enjoyed my projects today.
I have enjoyed working with Imaginisce this week.  I am a huge fan and this has been quite and honor.
This has been Jeannie from The Polka Cabana with today’s post.

Bright Summer Greetings

3 Aug
For my post on the Cheery Lynn Designs Blog,
I have a bright and simple card today for this hot weather we are having in California.
It you can’t beat it join in, right?
If you head on over to the Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge Blog: 
  the challenge is  Hot Summer Colors.
I found this image while searching for summer colors.
http://www.123rf.com/photo_1391552_colorful-abstract-background-with-hot-summer-colors-and-palms-trees.html
I liked it so much, I used it as the basis for my card.
Here is the card I have made for today’s post, based on the above design.
I used the ECCENTRIC CIRCLES embossing plate to emboss the background panels of papers first.
The leaves are from the TROPICAL LEAVES set.
The flowers are the smaller flowers from JUDY’S BLOOMS.
The word “aloha” is cut from the LOWERCASE LACE SCRIPT.
The style of the card is more clean and simple than things I usually do, but I just love the over all look and think this makes a gorgeous card!
What do you think?
I hope you have a great weekend.
This has been Jeannie with The Polka Cabana with today’s post.

Celebrating Mother Nature

27 Jul
Today I have a cute little canvas to share with you.
Since our theme on the Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge Blog is CELEBRATION,
I decided that something involving appreciating my surroundings was what I wanted to focus on.
I’ve mentioned before how I love to save my Mary Engelbriet desk calendars for focal points on crafts and cards.
 I found this in one of my calendars and it was the perfect focal point for my canvas.
I then used lots of dies and just embellished the theme around the picture.
The rainbow is made from the OVAL dies, the sunshine from the Sunflower and the frame in black around the Mary Engelbreit picture is from CUTIES 3.
What do you think?  I just love this!  It is small and just draws you is because it has so much to look at.
There there is the message!  Such a big message on such a small canvas!
I hope you have enjoyed my post today.  This has been Jeannie with The Polka Cabana with this mini canvas, have a great weekend!

White on White Elegance

20 Jul
Hello, it’s me, Jeannie with a card based on our theme over on the Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge Blog.
The theme is White on White.
There are so many fantastic entries so far.
Our designers also have some fabulous samples to show you so be sure to visit over there soon.
Here is my card based on the theme.
I started by using the Rectangle Scallop and embossing is with my favorite embossing plate, Black Eyed Susans.
The decorative edge you see to the right of the ribbons is made from s strip cut from Cuties 3.
The tag with the phrase is made from 2 layers of French Flair.
The flowers are made from Judy’s Blooms.
The phrase is from an {ippity} set called Be Brave Branch Out.
I have really enjoyed making cards to go along with our challenge themes.  If I am ever stuck for an idea, I just look at what the them is and I immediately have an idea to jump start me.
I hope you have enjoyed my post today.  This has been Jeannie with The Polka Cabana.
Have a great Friday.