Monday, October 21, 2019

Polkadoodles / Hollybobs - Christmas Letter

Hello Everyone!!!
Welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by!!!  

Today I am showcasing Polkadoodles Hollybobs stamp!  You can also get her in digital!  This is one of my Design Team Projects and I had so much fun coloring her!!!  




I wanted to do a simple card for this image so she would shine!  This is a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch card.  I colored Hollybobs with Copic markers. You can also order Hollybobs as a digital download! I used Gina K Amagam ink and I stamped her on Sweet Sentiment paper.  The  6 x 6 patterned paper I used is from Polkadoodles as well and it is called Snowtime Like Christmas.  The sentiment is from my stash.  If you are interested in any of these products you can follow the links that I've provided.  So you know they are not affiliate links.

I colored her Live on my Facebook page Dawn G Designs.  If you follow the link it will take you directly to the video.  I do Lives three times a week, Sunday's at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday's at 7:00 p.m. and Thursday's at 1:00 p.m. EST.  I hope you get a chance to join us!!!

Well that's it for me ~~ Happy Crafting!!!

Dawn

Friday, October 18, 2019

My Besties / Happy Fall / Halloween Bestie

Hi Everyone!!!

Today I'm showcasing My Besties Image 150!  I love this adorable image of a witch with her bat friends.  This is my Design Team project for My Besties Live Design Team.




I had so much fun coloring this image!  I used my Copic's as my coloring medium.  The paper pack I used is a digital download from Sherri Baldy's site called A Brew For You.  I used my Silhouette Cameo to cut the ghosts and fence.

You can find more Bestie images at Etsy.com-Sherri Baldy, My Besties Shop.com.  For inspiration you can join her Facebook group My Besties Color ~ Craft ~ Stamps Community.

I colored and assembled this card on a Live on my Facebook Page at Dawn G Designs.  There is a video up now and the link I provided will take you directly to the video.

I also do Live's three times a week, Sunday's at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday's at 7:00 p.m. and Thursday's at 1:00 p.m. EST.  I would love it if you came and joined our happy group during one of my Lives.  Here is the link to my page Dawn G Designs.

Well that's it for me!!!

Happy Crafting!!!

Dawn

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Polkadoodles / Winnie - A Pile Of Gifts

Good Day Everyone!!!

Today I'm showcasing Polkadoodles Winnie - A Pile Of Gifts as my Design Team Project.  I went out of my comfort zone with the color combinations but I'm loving how it turned out!!!




This is a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch card.  The paper I used is a 6x6 pack called Butterfly Daisy by Polkadoodles.  This paper is so beautiful and soft looking!!!
Also if you want a pre-colored digital image of Winnie you can follow the link provided.  The bow I tied with my Bow It All.  The flower die is a Gina Marie Designs, Lavender Bundle die set.  I colored Winnie with my Copic's.  

I colored and assembled this card Live on my Facebook Page Dawn G Designs.  If you follow the link it will take you directly to the video.

I do three Lives a week, Sunday's at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday's at 7:00 p.m. and Thursday's at 1:00 p.m.  All Eastern Standard Time on my Dawn G Designs Page.  I'm creeping up to 1,000 Likes and when I do I will be having a giveaway!  So if you haven't yet, please head on over to my page and have a look!

Well that's it for me today!!!

Happy Crafting!!!

Dawn

Monday, October 14, 2019

Coni Fong / Holly Poinsettia

Hello Everyone!!!  I hope you had a fabulous weekend!  Today I'm showcasing a Coni Fong image called Holly Poinsettia!  I have recently found these adorable images and instantly fell in love so I will be coloring more!!!




This is a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch card.  I used my Copic Markers to color her.  The paper pad is from Bo Bunny collection Winter Getaway Collection.  I used my Silhouette to cut the tree and the bells.  I've had the sentiment for many years so I don't remember who made it.

I colored Holly Poinsettia and assembled the card Live on my Facebook Page at Dawn G Designs.  I've added the link that takes you straight to the video.

I do Lives three times a week.  Here is the link to my page at Dawn G Designs.  My regular schedule is Sunday's at 3:00 p.m. EST, Tuesday's at 7:00 p.m. EST and Thursday's at 1:00 p.m. EST.  If there is a change in time I will post it before hand.  I'm almost at 1,000 likes!  I'm so excited!!!  We will be doing a giveaway when I reach 1K Likes!  

Well that's it for me today!

Happy Crafting!!!

Dawn


Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Sherri Baldy Beasties / Harvest Beastie Doll Five

Hello Everyone!!!

Today I'm showcasing Sherri Baldy's Harvest Beasties Doll Five.  For my Design Team project I made this easel card.




The size of this card a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2.  For the flowers I bought them from Wild Orchid Crafts.  For the greenery I used Sizzix Thinlits Funky Flora #1.  The sentiment is from an older Close To My Heart sentiment pack.  The paper is Echo Park's The Story of Fall by Lori Whitlock.  

I have colored this image and assembled the card on my Facebook page Live at Dawn G Designs.  I've provided the link that will take you directly to the video.

I do Live's three times a week on my Dawn G Designs Page.  The times are Sunday's at 3:00 p.m. EST, Tuesday's at 7:00 p.m. EST and Thursday's at 1:00 p.m. EST.  I hope to see you there!!!

Well that's it for me today!!!

Happy Crafting!!!

Dawn

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Polkadoodles / Funky Monsters and Monster Messages

Hi All!!!
Today I'm showcasing Polkadoodles Funky Monsters set and Monster Messages set.  I had a lot of fun coloring these images and creating the card. For your convenience I have provided links to all of the products I've used.



This is a standard A2 card, 4 1/4 x 5 1/2.  The Funky Monsters set is so adorable I had a hard time trying to decide which monsters to use!  The Little Monster Stamps Set, Monster Messages also has great messages for cards.  For the background I used Tim Holtz Distress Inks in Peeled Paint, Blueprint Sketch and Black Soot.  I used my Life Changing Blender Brushes from Picket Fence to add the color.  I used Lawn Fawn's Simple Stitch Hillside Border die. 

 If you would like to see me color and assemble this card you can follow the link to Dawn G Designs and it will take you directly to the video that I did Live on Facebook.

I do Live's three days a week on my page Dawn G Designs on Facebook at 3:00 p.m. EST Sunday's, 7:00 p.m. EST Tuesday's and 11:00 p.m. EST. I hope to see you there!!!

Well that's it for me today!!

Happy Crafting!!!

Dawn

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Polkadoodles / Hollybobs Wrapping Presents

Hello All!!!

Today I'm showcasing Polkadoodles, Hollybobs Wrapping Pressies.  I had a lot of fun coloring this adorable image.  




This is a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch card.  I colored this image with my Copic's.  The paper pad I used is also from Polkadoodles called Snowtime like Christmas.  The sentiment is from Polkadoodles Most Wonderful Joy stamp set.  I used my Silhouette to cut out the tree and then added some sequins.

I colored and made this card Live on Facebook on my page Dawn G Designs.  If you follow the link I just added it will take you right to the video.  

I do Lives three times a week on my Dawn G Designs page, Sunday's at 3:00 p.m. EST, Tuesday's at 7:00 p.m. EST and Thursday's at 1:00 p.m. EST.  If you like please click the link and Like my page.  If you do that you will be notified when I go Live.  I hope to see you there!!!

Well that's it for me!!!

Happy Crafting!!!

Dawn

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Whimsy / Wee Stamps Dolly. Friend Card

Hello All!!!
Today I'm showcasing Whimsy's Wee Stamps, Dolly.  She is soooo adorable!!!  I totally enjoyed coloring her!!!




This is a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch card.  I colored Dolly with my Copic's.  The sentiment is from Neat & Tangled Small Sentiments.  I used Gina Marie Designs Picket Fences with Wood Grain Finish die. and Tim Holtz  Sizzix Thinlits Funky Floral #1 set for my embellishments.  I used Echo Parks The Story of Fall by Lori Whitlock.  The bow is seam binding.

I colored and made this card Live on my Dawn G Designs Facebook page.  I will also be uploading it to YouTube when I figure out how, LOL.  My YouTube channel will be Dawn Gavlinski.  If you click on my name it will take you directly to the video.

I do Lives three times a week on Sunday's at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday's at 7:00 p.m. and Thursday's at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard time.  Here's the link to my Dawn G Designs page.  I hope to see you there!  You can also find me on Instagram at Dlmalson.

Well that's it for me today!!

Happy Crafting!!!

Dawn

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Polkadoodles Winnie Wishes Come True

Hello Everyone!!!
Today I'm showcasing Polkadoodles Winnie Wishes Come True.  This is my Design Team project for September.  This adorable, sassy stamp was so much fun to color!!!




This is a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in card.  I colored Winnie with Copic's.  For the paper I used the Bright and Beautiful paper pack from Polkadoodles.  For the sentiment I used the Sentimentals 24 Sentiment Sheets pack.  The doily die is from Gina Marie Designs and it's the Damask Doily.  The leaf vine is a Sizzix Thinlits die from Tim Holtz called Garden Greens.

I colored and made this card Live on my Dawn G Designs Facebook page. I will also be uploading it to YouTube when I figure out how, LOL. If you click on my page name it will take you directly to the video. 

 I do Lives three times a week on Sunday's at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday's at 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday's at 11:00 p.m. all Eastern Standard Time.  Here is the link to my page at Dawn G Designs.  I hope to see you there!!!  You can also find me on Instagram at Dlmalson. 

Well that's it for me today!!!

Happy Crafting,

Dawn

Friday, September 27, 2019

Polkadoodles Ivy Onesie Halloween Card / Design Team Project

Hello Everyone!!!

Today I'm showcasing Ivy Onesie from the Little Monsters Collection from Polkadoodles! I've provided links to all of the stamps and paper I used for your convenience. This stamp is too cute for words so I made her into a card, hee, hee!





This is the inside of the card.


And this is the envelope.



I had soooo much fun making this card!!!  So about the card ... this is a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 card.  I use a 6 x 9 envelope to mail this size card.  I used Copic's to color all of the images.  For the paper I used In Love With Trick or Treat.  The sentiment is called Scary Messages Little Monsters Clear Stamp set.  For the front of the card I used two stamps from Funky Monsters stamp set.  For the inside of the card and the front of the envelope I used Freaky Monsters stamp set.  All the stamps and paper are from Polkadoodles Little Monsters Collection.  I also used Eclipse Masking Tape to mask my image so I could add the Tim Holtz Distress Ink in the colors of Carved Pumpkin, Wilted Violet and Black Soot with my Life Changing Brushed from Picket Fence.  I used Sweet Sentiment paper to stamp all my images with and I used Gina K Amalgam ink to stamp with as it is Copic friendly.  For the fence I used my Silhouette.  

I colored and made this card Live on my Dawn G Designs Facebook page. I will also be uploading it to YouTube when I figure out how, LOL. If you click on my page name it will take you directly to the video. 
 I do Lives three times a week on Sunday's at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday's at 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday's at 11:00 p.m. all Eastern Standard Time.  Here is the link to my page at Dawn G Designs.  I hope to see you there!!!  You can also find me on Instagram at Dlmalson.  

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Paper Nest Dolls / Summer Fun Owen

Hi All!!!  
Today I am showcasing Summer Fun Owen from Paper Nest Dolls.  I've provided a link that will take you directly to the stamp.  Here is the web page to see all of the other amazing stamps made by Christine the owner www.papernestdolls.com.




This is a standard A2 card, 4 1/4 x 5 1/2.  I colored Owen and the background with Copic's.  The paper I used is Echo Park's Let's Be Mermaids by Lori Whitlock.  I used my Silhouette to cut out the starfish and shells.  For the sentiment I typed it out on my computer and printed it.  If you don't have a sentiment stamp that matches your card you can always create your own!  The twine is from May Arts.  

I colored Summer Fun Owen Live on my Facebook page at Dawn G Designs.  If you click on my page name it will take you directly to the video.  I do Lives three times a week on Sunday's at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday's at 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday's at 11:00 p.m. all Eastern Standard Time.  Here is the link to my page at Dawn G Designs.  I hope to see you there!!!  You can also find me on Instagram at Dlmalson.  

Happy Crafting!!!

Dawn

Monday, September 23, 2019

Whimsy Stamps / Oak Tree Girl

Hello Everyone!!!
Today I'm showcasing a Whimsy Stamp called Oak Tree Girl I've provided a link that goes directly to the stamp!  I LOVED coloring this adorable image and making a card with her!




This is a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch card. I used my Copic's to color her.  I used my Silhouette machine to cut out the leaves.  I distressed the leaves with Tim Holtz's Distress Inks in Scattered Straw, Carved Pumpkin and Vintage Photo.  For the sentiment I used my computer and printed it.  The sentiment was cut out with My Favorite Things Die-Namics Stitch Fishtail Sentiment Strips.  The paper is Echo Parks Fall Is In The Air by Alisha Whitcomb.

I colored Oak Tree Girl Live on my Facebook page at Dawn G Designs.  If you click on my page name it will take you directly to the video.  I do Lives three times a week on Sunday's at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday's at 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday's at 11:00 p.m. all Eastern Standard Time.  Here is the link to my page at Dawn G Designs.  I hope to see you there!!!  You can also find me on Instagram at Dlmalson.  

Well that's it for me today!

Happy Crafting

Dawn

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Northwoods Rubber Stamps / Pumpkin Leaves & Hay Bale

Hello Everyone!!!  I hope this blog post finds you well!  Today I'm showcasing a Northwoods stamp called Pumpkin Leaves & Hay.  I've provided the link to the stamp.  I absolutely adore this stamp.  This is not my usual stamp that I color but I wanted to try new things.  So here it is!




I colored this image Live on Facebook on my Dawn G Designs page.  I've provided the link that goes directly to the Live.  

Now about the card.  This is a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch card.  I wanted to make this card simple but elegant so the image would not get lost.  I colored the image with Copic's. I used seam binding for the bow and Echo Park's The Story of Fall by Lori Whitlock for the paper.

If you are interested in watching my Lives on Facebook please go and Like my page at Dawn G Designs.  I do Live's three times a week, Sunday's at 3:00 p.m. EST, Tuesday's at 7:00 p.m. EST and Thursday's at 1:00 p.m. EST.  I look forward to seeing you there!

Well that's it for me today!  

Happy Crafting!!!

Dawn

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Polkadoodles Winnie Heavenly - Snow Tweet

Hello Everyone!!!  Thank you for stopping by my blog!!!  Today I am showcasing Polkadoodles Winnie Heavenly - Snow Tweet.  I have provided a link to her if you are interested in purchasing her.  




I colored this adorable image Live on my Facebook page Dawn G Designs.  This is a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch card. Copic Markers were used to color her.  For the trees and holly leaves I used my Silhouette die cutting machine.  The fence is a Gina Marie die called Picket Fences with Wood Grain Finish Die Set. I used Echo Park's, I Love Winter 12 x 12 paper pack.

I am almost at 700 Likes on my Facebook page, Dawn G Designs.  When I hit the 700 mark I will be giving away a prize.  It will be the stamp that I'm using, the card I make and the numbers of the Copic's I use to color with. You will have to be watching and commenting when I announce I've hit 700 Likes because I will be using Comment Picker to pick the winner!  I do Lives 3 times a week, Sunday's at 3:00 p.m. EST, Tuesday's at 7:00 p.m. EST and Thursday's at 1:00 p.m. EST.  I hope to see you there!!!

Happy Crafting,

Dawn

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Polkadoodles Winnie Heavenly - Light The Way

Hello my crafty friends!!!
Today I'm showcasing Winnie Heavenly - Light The Way stamp by Polkadoodles.  I've added the link to the store for you.




I watercolored this adorable image Live on my Dawn G Designs Facebook page, the link I provided will take you directly to the Live.  This is a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 card.  The paper pack I used is Echo Parks, Wintertime by Bella Road. I used Jane Davenports Neutral pallet for the skin tones and Tombow Dual Brush Markers to color the wings, dress and lights.  For her hair I used Winsor Newton Cotman Watercolors.  I masked this image with Eclipse Masking Tape then used Picket Fence's Life Changing Brushes to add the background with Tim Holtz's Tumbled Glass Distress Ink.

I can also be found on Social Media at Dawn G Designs on Facebook as well as on Instagram at dlmalson.  If you have any questions please feel free to leave a comment or contact me by Private Message on Facebook.

Thank you for stopping by and I hope you have a crafty day!!!

(((HUGS)))

Dawn

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Whimsy Stamps / Peggy

Hello Everyone!!!

I just finished coloring and making this card with this adorable Whimsy stamp called Peggy on my Live on my Facebook page, Dawn G Designs.  If you follow the link provided it will take you directly to my Live.





I hope you will join me on my Dawn G Designs page on Facebook.  I do Lives, Sunday at 3:00 p.m. EST, Tuesday's at 7:00 p.m. EST and Thursday's at 1:00 p.m. you can also follow me on Instagram at Dawn G Designs (@dlmalson)

Thank you for stopping by and have a crafty day!!!

(((HUGS)))

Dawn