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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Lots of Layers

This week for Crafting for All Seasons we have a Lots of Layers challenge for you. We are sponsored this week by Stitchy Bears Stamps.

Items used on my card.
Stamps: Stampin Up; Feel Goods, Everything Eleanor
Ink: Coastal Cabana, Pistachio Pudding, and Crisp Cantaloupe
Card Stock: Very Vanilla, Pistachio Pudding, Coastal Cabana, Crisp Cantaloupe
Embellishments: pearls
Technique: stamp direct to paper and fussy cutting.
Thanks for looking

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Big Blossom

This is my card for this weeks challenge at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge. 

I have used the following

Stamps: Stampin up: Elegant Cheer
Card Stock: So Saffron, Daffodil Delight, Chocolate Chip
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Embellishments: Corduroy Brad, 1" grosgrain stitched ribbon , Beyond the Garden DSP
Tools: Flower Daisies #2 die, paper cutter
Thanks for looking

Christmas Wishes

Hi Everyone, This week, for Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge, we have a simple challenge do embossing.
For my card I have done both dry and wet embossing. Love the effect.
Thanks for looking Cindy

Items used
Card stock: Very Vanilla, Rich Razzleberry
Stamp: Stampin Up Christmas Wishes
Accessories:, gold embossing powder, Rich Razzleberry Color Dots, 1/8 in taffeta ribbon, Fancy Foil Designer Vellum
Tools, Heat Gun, Big Shot,  Petals a plenty EF,

I would like to enter this into the following challenges

Glory of Christmas - Bows
Christmas Card Challenges - Anything Goes
Jingle Belles - All Bundled Up
Completely Christmas-Anything Goes
Cheerful Stamp Pad- Use Embossing Powder
Craft-Dee Bows - Anything goes with handmade bow
Fitztown - Lots of Layers

Friday, April 25, 2014

Imagine the Possiblities

This is my DT project for Crafty Hands Challenge, the theme is travel. so I've made this box card.

Items used for this card

Card Stock: Pool Party, Island Indigo, Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Smoky Slate
Ink: Pool Party, Island Indigo, Crumb Cake,
Stamps: That's the Ticket, The Open Sea, and Word Play
Accessories: Sent with Love DSP
Tools, Silhouette Cameo, Cutting file: Lori Whitlock Nautical Boxed Card.

Thanks for looking Cindy
I will enter this into the following challenges

Moving Along with the Times: Transportation
The House that Stamps Built: Masculine
Penny's Paper Crafty: Masculine
Crafty Sentiments: Fancy Folds
Try it on Tuesday: More than One Fold

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Bright Christmas

This is my card for this weeks sketch at the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge. Please come by and play with us. It's a simple sketch with lots of possibilities. 

Items Used. 
Card Stock: Early Espresso, Cherry Cobbler, Very Vanilla, Glimmer paper in Silver and Cherry Cobbler
Stamps: Stampin Up- Bright Christmas
Ink: Early Espresso
Accessories: 1 1/2 striped Cherry Cobbler Grosgrain Ribbon
Tools: Bigz Snow Flurry Die, Hexagon Punch, Paper Cutter, Big Shot
Thanks for looking. 

Snowmen and Snowballs

Hi Everyone this week at Holly Jolly Christmas we have a fun theme for you, Snowmen and Snowballs. We are Sponsored by 2 Cute Ink. This is my card for the challenge.

Items used:
Card Stock: Whisper White, Soft Sky
Stamps: Stampin Up: Snow Much Fun
Ink: Pumpkin Pie, Memento Black Stampin' Write Markers: Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie, Cherry Cobbler, Smoky Slate,
Accessories: Mica Flakes Dimensionals,
Tools, Paper Cutter, Tombow Liquid Glue,
Technique: Side Step Card, Fussy Cutting.

I will enter this into the following challenges:
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge: Use a Hat
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Extra Challenge: Anything goes
Crimbo Crackers Challenge: Make a Scene
Sparkles Christmas Challenge: Inspired by a song, Winter Wonderland, or
Sweet Christmas Stampin: Glitter Everywhere

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Where the Boys Are

Hi All, Over at Come and Get It we are having a theme for the boys/men. We are sponsored by Bugaboo,  which I am using one of their adorable Images.

Items used:
Stamps: Bugaboo- Cowboy-Horseshoe, Stampin Up- Happiest Birthday Wishes
Card Stock: Not Quite Navy, Cherry Cobbler
Promarkers: Berry Red, Denim, Pastel Blue, Ice Grey 1, Ice Grey 3, Blush, Sunkissed Pink, Caramel, Cinnamon. Ink: Chocolate Chip,Cherry Cobbler, Not Quite Navy
Accessories: Color Dots, Cowboy Boot, Twine, Well Worn DSP
Tools, Big Shot, Paper Cutter, Chevron Embossing Folder. Sponge,
Thanks for looking.
I will enter this into the following challenges:
Sweet Stampin: Lots of layers
Send a Smile for Kids: Birthday
We Do Doobado: Embellish it
Crafty Catz: B is for Boy, Brads, Birthday, Blue,

Friday, April 18, 2014

Happy Easter

Hi All, This is my DT card for Wags 'n Whiskers for our challenge this week, which is Lots of Layers. I hope you will all come over and join us. You have a chance to win a stamp from them, or if you use one of their images a digital image.

Items used for my card:
Stamps: Wags 'n Whiskers: Some Bunny Loves You, Stampin Up, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Card Stock: Marina Mist, and Pretty In Pink
Ink: Marina Mist: Promarkers: Grass, Pine, Pale Pink, Baby Pink, Denim, Pastel Blue, Caramel, Tan, Cinnamon, Lemon, Pear Green, Primrose, and Apple
Accessories: DCVW Dots, Stripes and Plaids, 3/8 pretty in pink taffeta ribbon half back pearls
Tools: Big Shot, Paper Cutter, Ovals and Scalloped ovals from Spellbinders, Delicate Dots Embossing Folder.
Thanks for looking.
I will enter this into the following:
Crafty Ribbons: Anything goes with Ribbon
Creative Knockout- Furry or Feathery Friends
Delightful Challenges: Bloom ( include a Flower
Hannah and Friends: Easter
MilkCoffee Challenge - Easter
Movin Along with the Times: Include the word Happy

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Fresh Vintage

Hi Everyone, This week at Crafting for All Seasons we have a fairly simple theme for you, so come join us we are sponsored by Limited Runs Stamps.

Items used on my card are:

Stamps: Stampin Up: Fresh Vintage and Express Yourself
Ink: Baja Breeze
Accessories: Twitterpated Designer Buttons, Doily, 1/2 in Seam Binding Ribbon, Elegant Soiree DSP
Tools: Big Shot, Circle dies from Spellbinders, Window Punch, Modern Label Punch, Spritzer Rubbing Alcohol, Baja Breeze re-inker
I used spritzer tool with re-inker and rubbing alcohol to color ribbon.
Thanks for looking.
I will enter this I to the following challenges

Crafting Musketeers - monochromatic
CraftyHazelnuts patterned paper challenge-April
Flat friends challenge -usage a sentiment

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Apothecary Art Birthday

Hi Everyone, This is my DT card for the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge. 

Items used:
Stamps: Stampin Up: Apothecary Art
Ink: Wild Wasabi, Promarkers: Cocktail Pink, Pale Pink, Apple
Accessories: 5/8 in Very Vanilla Grosgrain Ribbon, pearls Sending Love Specialty DSP
Tools: Labels Framelits, Big Shot, Paper Cutter

Reason for the Season

This week at Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge, our challenge this week is Reason for the Season. Hope you will pop by and join us. We are sponsored this week by The Stamping Boutique

Items used for this card.
Stamps Come to Bethlehem by Stampin' Up
Card Stock: Basic Black and Brushed Gold 
Inks, Versamark, Night of Navy, Island Indigo, and Crumb Cake
Accessories: Black Embossing Powder, Gold Embossing Powder, Gold Brads, Designer Series Paper Pack - Regals Champagne Glass Glitter, 
Tools: Brayer, Heat Gun, Labels Framelits, Oval Framelits, Paper Cutter
Techniques: Stamped Image in Versamark Embossed Star in Gold, and rest in Black. Brayered sky with Night of Navy and Island Indigo, Sponged on Crumb Cake Ink, Adhered Glass Glitter. 
Thanks for looking. 

I will enter this into the following challenges
Completely Christmas- Anything Goes
ABC Christmas Challenge  g is for glitter
Sparkles Christmas Challenge  Christmas song. (O Little town of Bethlehem )
Christmas Fun Challenge - anything goes
Sprinkle and Sparkle Challenge - Use flock, embossing powder or glitter I have used two of the three

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Black and White with a Splash of Color

Hi All this week at Come and Get It We are Sponsored by Oak Pond Creations, and Stamp and Create. I am using my own image this time around for the challenge. I've stamped the flowers in black, then used aqua painter and ink to color them so slightly. After the card was finished, I decided to add a bit of a glimmer and sprayed the flowers with Vanilla Smooch Spritz.

Items used.
Stamps: Stampin Up- Flower Shop, Simply Sketched.
Ink: Basic Black, Coastal Cabana
Accessories: DCVW Dots, Plaids, and Stripes DSP, Stampin Up- Eastern Elegance DSP. Smooch Spritz
Tools, Banner Framelits, Big Shot, Paper Cutter, Pansy Punch, 2 step Bird Punch.
Thanks for looking

I will enter this into the following challenges:
Docerela Creations Anything goes, must Stamp
Sister Act Card Challenge: Anything goes

Friday, April 11, 2014

Flowers For You

This is my first card for the Crafty Hands Challenge, which I am now a member of the DT for the next few months. Thanks ladies for having me join your wonderful group.

Items used on my card
Card Stock, Whisper White, Basic Black, Daffodil Delight
Stamps: Secret Garden, Chalk Talk
Ink: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight
Accessories: Paper Clay, 1/8 in taffeta ribbon - basic black.
Tools, Paper Cutter, 1 in. Circle Punch, Hearts a Flutter Dies, Big Shot, Paper Clay Blossoms Mold

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Fabulous Friend

Hi Everyone, Well I am now a new member of the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge, what an honor. I love sketches, and I am thrilled to be on this team. This is my first post for the new DT. 

For my card I used

Stamps: Oval All
Card Stock, Very Vanilla, Baja Breeze
Ink: Baja Breeze
Accesories: 1/2 in Seam Binding Ribbon, Vintage Flowers, Springtime Vintage DSP
Tools: Designer Label Punch, Scalloped Oval Punch, Large Oval Punch. glue dots, dimensionals, paper cutter. 

I will enter this into the following challenges

Craft-Dee BowZ- April challenge anything goes with handmade bow
Crafty Bloggers Network die cuts or embossing

Calm Christmas

This week at Holly Jolly Christmas we are sponsored by Eureka Stamps, but I have used my own stamps for this card. The challenge is Ribbon and Bling.

Items Used:
Card Stock: Old Olive, Very Vanilla
Stamps: Stampin Up: Calm Christmas
Ink: Old Olive, Cherry Cobbler, Stampin' Write Marker Old Olive,
Accessories: 1/2 Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding Ribbon, Frosted Finishes Embellishments, Chock full of Cheer DSP

I will enter this into the following challenges.
Brown Sugar Challenge: Clean and Simple
The Glory of Christmas: Peace on Earth
CHNC Challenge  Seeing Red
CHNC Christmas Extra: April
Crimbo Crackers: Anything goes Christmas
Completely Christmas: Anything Goes
Craft-Dee BowZ  use a bow - April challenge

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Artist Bear

Hi All this week at Come and Get It we have a Bears challenge. We are sponsored by QKR Stampede.
Items used for my card:
Stamps: QKR Stampede- Artist Bear, Stampin Up, On your Birthday, and Gorgeous Grungec
Card Stock: Marina Mist, Bermuda Bay Real Red, Whisper White
Ink: Marina Mist, Real Red, Bermuda Bay, and Gumball Green
ProMarkers: Red, Cardinal Red, Marine, Cornflower, Caramel, Cinnamon, Satin, Ginger,
Accessories: Retro Fresh Washi Tape
Thanks for looking.

I will enter this into the following
All Sorts Challenge: No Flowers
Open Minded Challenge: Animal Antics
Sugar Creek Hollow: Make your own Background

Friday, April 4, 2014

Clean and Simple

Over at Wags and Whiskers this time around we have a Clean and Simple challenge for you. I'm using the adorable image called Scootin By, if you want a chance to win one of these images hop on over and join in our challenge.

Stamps: Wags 'n Whiskers: Scootin By, Stampin Up- Happiest Birthday Wishes, Express Yourself
Promarkers: Red, Berry Red, Tan, Caramel, Cinamon, Artic Ice, Ice Grey 1, 3, and 5, Ivory, Blush, Sunkissed Pink,
Embellishments: Just Eat Cake DSP
Tools, Paper Cutter, Big Shot, Stampin up Edgelits dies
Thanks for looking.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

For the Birds

This is my card for this weeks sketch at Atlantic Hearts Challenge. When I first seen the sketch I thought of this set, as it has the different sizes of bird cages, which represents the different sizes of the shapes in the sketch. 

Items Used:
Stamp Sets: Stampin' Up Aviary, Picture This
Card Stock: Whisper White, Rose Red, Island Indigo
Ink: Rose Red, Island Indigo, Garden Green, and Early Espresso
Tools\: Stamp majig, 
Thanks for looking

I will enter this into the following
Atlantic Hearts Challenge- Sketch 49
A Little Bit Crafty: The Birds and the Bees
Cards Galore Encore: Favorite Color- Rose Red Any form of red or pink

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Spring Princess

This week at Crafting for All Seasons we have a challenge for you to use Dies and or Punches on your creations. Pretty Simple huh, well go over there and link up your creations. We are Sponsored by The Paper Shelter. 
Items used on my Card
Stamp: The Paper Shelter- Spring Princess
Promarkers: Tulip Yellow, Gold, Apricot, Honeycomb, Cinnamon, Tan, Caramel, Burnt Orange,and Lemon
Accessories: Gemstones
Tools: Big Shot, Quilled Creations Small and Medium Rose and Leaves Die, Silhouette Cameo Butterfly, background lattice and vine from Silhouette online store, Spellbinders Ovals Dies

I will enter this into the following challenges:
Lacy Sunshine: Add a flower

Tuesday, April 1, 2014


This week at Holly Jolly we are featuring the Gingerbread people in our challenge. Go check out all the cute makes by the design team using the wonderful images from our sponsor Bugaboo Stamps.

Items used:
Stamps: Bugaboo- Kitchen Ginger- Whisk, Stampin up- Sweet Season
Card Stock: Raspberry Ripple, Baked Brown Sugar, Whisper White
Ink: Baked Brown Sugar Promarkers: Caramel, Cinnamon, Red, Ice Grey 1
Accessories: Metal Tag, Ginger Bread button embellishments, Raspberry Ripple Stitched Ribbon, Bells and Boughs DSP, Striped Paper from Stash
Tools, My Digital Studio ( for Sentiment), Big Shot, Decorative Dots Embossing Folder
Thanks for looking.