Tag Archives: Cheery Lynn Designs

Farewell Cheery Lynn, You’ve Rocked My World

28 Sep
Hello everyone, Jeannie here with my last post for Cheery Lynn Designs.
I have been with these guys for a couple of years and I will miss working with Mike and BJ.
Obviously this card is dedicated to them.
Cheery Lynn Designs was my first Manufacture Design Team, so I have a lot of gratitude for them helping me get my name out there.
You can’t see behind the Celtic Whimsy Band, but I’ve got a portion of the lyrics to Bohemian Rhapsody behind it.  I needed something behind it to make it stand out a little more.
So Mike and Bj…this is it..our time is over..your crazy designer, that made things like no one else did.
Your crazy, whimsical girl!
This has been Jeannie from The Polka Cabana with today’s post.

On the wings of …. a Butterfly!

14 Sep
Anyone else remember that song?  “On the Wings of Love”?
Hardly the inspiration for my card, but the title hit me when I was getting ready to write this post.
On the Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge blog our new challenge this week is Borders and Edgers.
I tried to incorporate that theme into my card today.
I am still using my New Release dies and still very much in love with them all.
I love how colorful this is.  I think it fits the saying perfectly.
Be sure to check out our challenge and join in on the challenge for a chance to win a $20.00 shopping spree to Cheery Lynn Designs.com.
This has been Jeannie from The Polka Cabana with today’s Cheery Lynn Design’s post.

Shopping Girl’s Dream

7 Sep
This is a little shadow box I got for $1.00 at Hobby Lobby in the clearance section because what ever was in the shadow box had been ripped off.
Knowing I would use it at some point, yep, I bought the silly thing.
I’m so lucky to have all my Cheery Lynn Designs Dies to work with. Here is what my $1.00 “purchase” turned out like.
Improvement, agree?
I took the Reflections Scalloped Circle Die, and used it as a 1/2 circle for the banners at the top.
I framed the sentiment on the bottom with Scalloped Rectangles.
All my papers are by Authentique Paper and the stamp set it called If the Shoe Fits, by Unity Stamp Co.
I think this turned out adorable and I hope you enjoyed my post today.  This has been Jeannie from The Polka Cabana posting for Cheery Lynn Designs.
Be sure and check out our Challenge blog.
Our current them is STITCHING.
Enter to win a $20.00 shopping spree at Cheery Lynn Designs.

Why is this caged bird singing?

31 Aug
Did you get my reference to the famous book?
I am still having a ton of fun with dies from the August New Release.
The new dies I have used on the card are Bird Cage, Hummingbird, Celtic Whimsy and Embellishment #2.
Dies that are not from the new release are Scalloped Rectangle’s, and Mini Fanciful Flourish.
I am so impressed with the intricate pattern of the Celtic Whimsy.  It cut easily and is such an impressive pattern.  This is easily one of my new favorites.
I also love the new Bird Cage.  What a gorgeous design.
Have you had a chance to head on over to our Challenge blog?
I just peeked and we are up to 41 entries already!  WOW, it’s not even the weekend yet.
The theme is anything goes.  Remember you do need to use a Cheery Lynn Designs dies in your project/card to qualify, but still anything goes?  What have you got to lose?
Have a great weekend!  This has been Jeannie from The Polka Cabana with today’s Cheery Lynn Designs post.

I Love You card with Cheery Lynn Designs New Release dies

24 Aug
Hello Everyone…This is Jeannie with a beautiful card to show off some of the new release of Cherry Lynn Designs dies.
In the top left corner I have used the new Butterfly Out die.
The bird on the branch is a combination of the new Hummingbird die and Embellishment #2 set.
The delicate flower is made from the Build a Flower #2 Plate.
I’ve embellished some of the flowers and the butterfly with some i-rocks from Imaginisce, leftover from our fun joint swap with them.
My card is based on a design and products from a kit from Deena Ziegler.
I hope you have enjoyed my creation today.  I live for making these weekly creations, I really do!
Cheery Lynn Designs are magical to work with and this new release, WOW!!  That about says it all!
Have a great weekend, this has been Jeannie with The Polka Cabana posting for Cheery Lynn Designs.
Be sure to stop by the Cheery Lynn Designs challenge blog and enter this week’s Doily Challenge for a chance to win a $20 shopping spree at the store.

Wednesday Wowzer {ippity} Time

22 Aug
Today I have a fun card I have made with a special friend in mind to give this to.
This is for a friend who lives locally and works harder than most women I know.
She is quiet and has been known to hide behind produce to avoid talking to people, but I can say I have been lucky enough to go out to Ice Cream with her, so it’s safe to say, we are beyond the hiding behind the produce stage:)
I am using the set called SIMPLY HOME for this card.  While making this card, I thought of my friend Brooke, for so many reasons.  She runs her own farm, she posts the most hilarious things sometimes about her adventures on the farm, she works with the local search and rescue team(I don’t know if I got the term right, sorry), she is a wonderful cook, a wonderful mom, wife and a devoted and loving daughter of god.
The phrase on the card says “Life is Simple.”  I thought of that, and physically life in far from simple for Brooke.  But it is important for you to know, that she is the kind of person that would tell you that if you just break life down to the basics, such as Living for and Loving God and finding Joy in something every day, then you could say that yes, “Life is Simple.” ….and that is why this card inspired me to think and write about Brooke and make this just for her!
So there you have it..a little peek into the life of someone I know!
I’ll give this to her as is…so she can just have it in her home, or if she feels like giving it someone at some point..she can!
I hope you liked my story…
Special kudos goes to Cheery Lynn Designs for the dies I used on this card also!

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.

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.