Thursday, January 22, 2015

Die~Namites Dies Birthday Blog Hop....."Birthday Party"

Over on the Die~Namites Dies Blog we are hopping today
with me and see more details...hop over to the blog,here

Every "Birthday Party" needs a banner...and how super easy to create 
this adorable banner using

Here are the Die~Namites Dies I used to create this little birthday 
banner and party embellishments.

Cuppy Candles
Party Animal

The "Cuppy Candles" die cuts so many images at once it makes
creating so fast and easy....
I created a banner, banner name tag holders and the birthday 
invitation card with the "Party Animal"...

Close up of the "Cuppy Candles" number 8.

1.) I die cut many different 
colors of paper.
 2.) then cut apart
 3.) adhere pieces back together.
4.) pop it up to give depth.
These die images would be great for any 
birthday party....or for a simple birthday card...

Creating your own birthday party invites, banners, decoration are so
simple and fast with these it!

Want to know more about this cute birthday invitation see it here, 
on Monday's blog post...enjoy!

Thanks for stopping by today,
Peggy Lee

Die~Namites Dies-Cuppy Candles and Party Animal
Ranger-Distress Ink-Vintage Photo
CTMH-Ink-Lagoon, Sorbet, Black
CTMH-Card Stock-Black, Kraft, Lagoon, Sorbet, Flaxen
CTMH-Chalk It Up paper

Be sure to jump over to the blog to see what design team member Cathia
has created for the "birthday blog hop"

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Die~Namites Birthday Blog Hop....With Susie Bentz and Me!!!!

Yes you have heard it right all week long over on the Die~Namites Dies Blog...
New BIRTHDAY Release!!

I received this adorable "Party Animal" Die 

and I knew I had to create 
an birthday invitation!

Party Animal
I started with a card base in white, 
I die cut the Die~Namites "Party Animal" out in
Kraft, black, lagoon card stock and in pattern paper.
I did a paper piecing technique
 (just cut the pieces apart in the colors you want)
Use wet glue to adhere the pieces back in place
 on the Kraft die cut piece.
To help give depth to the die cut piece I used 3-D foam tape
between the two Party Animal Die cut...
Bottom layer that I adhere down to card front is black die cut.
3-D foam tape 
Top layer is your paper pieced die cuts.
Also distressed the edges of die cut piece
 with distress ink in vintage photo...helps to give warmth to die cut.
See the balloon in the photo above...see the cute little stars
and dots well those are the negative pieces that fall out 
of the die cut pieces...oh yes I say everything when I die cut images out.
You never know if they can be used
 to adorn your projects!
I call this extra bonus from using your Die~Namites Dies.
Here is a peak at the inside the birthday invite
I just love how this card came out!
and along with me to start off this new BIRTHDAY release is 
design team member Susie, you can check her BIRTHDAY creation

Remember to stop by the blog all week long, next up is design team members
Tyra and Stacy, here.

And there is still time to join us over at Die~Namites Dies Blog for our
Monthly Sketch & Dare Challenge, here..for the details.

Thanks for stopping by,
Peggy Lee

Canvas Corp Brands-Kraft card stock
Ranger-Distress Ink-Vintage Photo
CTMH-Card Stock-Lagoon, Black, White, Sorbet, Flaxen
CTMH-Ink-Black, Lagoon, Sorbet, Champagne
CTMH-Chalk It Up pattern paper
CTMH-stamp-Party Pennants
3-D pop dots
3-in-1-Beacon adhesive

Friday, January 16, 2015

Die~Namites Dies Blog Post: For January Sketch & Dare Challenge "Jumbo Tag"

I have been meaning to share with you all my blog post I did for Die~Namites Dies Blog!
so here it is...enjoy!

First I want to wish you all a
 Happy New Year 2015!
With 2014 coming to an end and 2015 starting,
I want to share with you more artwork
with using the Monthly Sketch & Dare Challenges!

Here is the Sketch designed by design team
member Tonya! 

This month's dare is to use something PINK! 


  1. Use at least one Die~Namites Die in your creation.
  2. Use the SKETCH! It can be interpreted (loosely or exactly) as a card, layout or altered piece!
  3. Incorporate the DARE into your creation.
  4. Mention the Die~Namites Die you used in your blog post.
  5. Link back to the Die~Namites Die.
  6. You have until the last day of the month to post your creation on your blog and link up to this post.  **PLEASE add a link to your direct post, not your entire blog.**

Each participant will receive one entry into our random drawing
for each entry into the challenge.

 A random winner will be chosen from eligible participants for a
$25 Gift Certificate to Die~Namites Dies.

Here is my take on this month's sketch & dare challenge....

I used one of my "favorite" Die~Namites Die!!
"Leafy Branch"
Leafy Branch
I decided I wanted to create a "Jumbo Tag"
 (I would love to create more jumbo tags to have on hand to give away).
I love having a basket full of tags, cards, etc to
hand out to my family and friends.

This month's dare challenge is to use "pink"!!

My favorite color-I knew the Graphic 45 
"A Ladies Diary" paper collection was perfect...
I cut my tag out of chip board and covered with black card stock 
along with the paper collection. Inked the edges with Distress ink-vintage photo.
Size of my jumbo tag is 4 x 8.
I began to fussy cut out the flowers and clocks 
and knew the Die~Namites Die "Leafy Branch" was exactly
what the jumbo tag needed! I die cut three leafy branches 
out of green card stock. I cut the die cut pieces apart to be 
able to tuck in around the paper flowers, doily and paper collection. 
Final touches I colored seam binding with
 Tattered Angels glimmer mist in
Wedding Pink (got the pink theme going)
added vintage mother of pearl buttons.

I just love how this jumbo tag came out...
Hope you join us by playing with your creative supplies 
 using the Monthly Sketch & Dare Challenge, here!
Thanks for stopping by, besure to jump over to the Die~Namites Blog
 to see more inspiration...
Peggy Lee

Graphic 45-A Ladies Diary Paper Collection
Canvas Corp Brands-Tattered Angels-glimmer mist Wedding Pink
Ranger-Tim Holtz-Distress Ink in Vintage Photo
Chip Board
Black Card Stock
Vintage Mother of Pearl Buttons
Seam Binding

Monday, January 5, 2015

Holiday Recap and New Year 2015

Well our 2014 year was full of many hardships and closing out 2014 with the Holiday's with our girls who were home from college break.
We did our tradition with Christmas Eve Candle Light Service at our church.
Here is my hubby Lee singing us "Oh Holy Night"!
Here are our angels at the Candle Light beautiful
Olivia and Emilee are in Ministry School in Portsmouth, NH

Christmas Eve after celebrating with our Church family....
we come home and open one gift each.
(been our tradition since the girls were small)
and we watch Christmas movies...
Livy (Olivia) got a pearl earrings.

Our tree late on Christmas Eve...setting out the last minute
gifts for our girls.
To celebrate the New Year 2015 
we had a family photo is one
of all of love this photo
(it was such a cold bitter cold day)!

Getting my 2015 list ready!
Happy New Year Everyone.

Peggy Lee

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

It's Christmas Time.....

Good morning, yes it is
 "It's Christmas Time" over on the Petaloo Blog today
 where I am the Guest Designer sharing my
 "Christmas Altered Mailbox"
I have a ton of photos to share with you showing 
all the little details 
a tutorial!!
I am over the moon excited to have been asked by Petaloo to create with the fabulous Petaloo flowers and Graphic 45 "Twas The Night Before Christmas" paper collection.
What a great Christmas wish and gift ever given!
I love this photo of Santa decorating the tree and
 behind him the stockings hanging on the it.
I am more details on the Petaloo blog, here.
Hope you enjoy...wouldn't this be so cute on a table as the centerpiece
for the Holidays...and could be gifted!
Thanks for stopping by today,
now jump over to the Petaloo blog for more inspiration!!

Merry Christmas 
hugs, Peggy Lee

Petaloo flowers and trims
Graphic 45 paper collections
see Petaloo blog for more details on supplies.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Last Minute Christmas Ideas over on Die~Namites Dies Blog!!!

 Yes it's that time again to celebrate the busy season of, baking and creating handmade gifts for friends and family....
Today over on the Die~Namites Dies Blog, the design team member Annmarie and I are sharing our "Last Minute Christmas Ideas" with you all....come on over to be inspired!
"Altered Christmas Paper Bag" 

Paper Bag, Card and Tag (hanging ornament)


Annmarie's Christmas Idea
"Elegant gift bag & card"

Now jump on over to the blog to see more details!!!

Merry Christmas to all!
Peggy Lee

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Christmas is in the Air....over on the Die~Namites Blog with Viva Las VegaStamps....

Welcome to Day Two of our "Christmas in the Air" blog hop with Viva LasVegaStamps!

Over on the Die~Namites Blog today is Stacy & me sharing our creations...yesterday was our DT members Annmarie & Tonya, check them out they are

Fa La La La La....yes Christmas is in the in New Hampshire the weather has turned nippy and fluffy white flakes have arrived! I was so excited to hear that we were taking part in a blog hop with Die-Namites and Viva Las VegaStamps, how cool is that! Christmas is my favorite time of year, it's everything the weather, decorating, baking, shopping, carols but my most favorite part is making/creating homemade gifts, decorations and cards!!

 So let me share with you my "shabby inspired card"!

Make sure you go to the Die~Namites Blog...

I have a Christmas Tutorial to share with you all!

My friend Stacy created an adorable mini album with a vintage feel!
Oh my love this mini!

Thanks for stopping by,
don't forget to join us over on the Die~Namites Blog!

 leave a comment...on the Die~Namites Blog....
you could be one of the (2) Randomly chosen winners of a
$50 Prize package from Die~Namites Dies and Viva LasVegaStamps!!

Peggy Lee

All supply list on the Die~Namites Blog.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Sharing my Altered Paper Bag &Card Gift Set for Die~Namites Blog!

Sharing my blog post over on the Die~Namites Blog that was
day viewed this must stop over and see all the amazing
projects with the Die~Namites New Release dies...from our DT members.

First up is my 
"Altered Paper Bag" and Card Gift set.
I used the "It's a Boy" Die~Namites Die (shown below).
I knew I wanted to make a gift bag/card set using a paper bag.

It's a Boy

I just love how big this die is...I die cut out "It's a Boy" three times...twice out
of Kraft card stock and once in blue check paper to cut apart the stars. 
Popped two of the layers up to give depth!
I used Graphic 45's paper collections (Little Darlings & Baby to Bride) and embellishments.
I always make sure to finish the backs of my paper helps give strengthen. 

Love the depth of popping up the die cuts give to your projects.
Don't be afraid to cut them apart and use only a piece or two.
Your dies can go a long way!
I used Petaloo flowers that matched the Graphic 45 papers...
I love the blue and aqua tones with the Kraft!

Now onto my "Bath tube" card...
I used the adorable 

Again I used the Graphic 45 paper collections (Little Darlings & Baby to Bride)
I have to say this die is amazing!
I die cut this one out about 4 times in different papers..
I paper pieced it all together to create the different elements
shown in the die cut image....
"I love how it came out" my favorite is the rubber ducky, so cute!!!
I popped dotted this bath tube up to give depth...added some pearls and gems!
I am just tickled how this card came together.
"see how I die cut out another ducky and placed him"

Thanks for stopping by today
Be sure to jump over to the Die~Namites Dies Blog to see all the
lovely creations by the DT members.
Peggy Lee Baker

Die~Namites Dies-"It's a Boy" and "Bathtube"
Graphic 45-papers, stickers and embellishments
(Little Darlings and Baby to Bride)
Petaloo-flowers (Flora Doodles-velvet hydrangeas aqua/blue,
Printed Darjeeling-wild mini blooms white and Spring Darjeeling-dahlia teal/aquas)
Tim Holtz-Distress ink-vintage photo
Kraft card stock
paper bag
crepe paper-white
pearls and gems