Friday, December 30, 2011

The One Stop Craft Challenge #164 Bingo-DT card

Hey, there, how's it going? It has been a while since my last post! I hope that everyone had a great Holday! I am going to try to get into my craft room more (after I clean it up) and start making cards again! It is time for another One Stop Craft Challenge! The challenge for this week is to play a game of Bingo. We are sponsored by The Doodle Pantry, The Crimson Cloud and The One Stop Craft Shop. Here is the Bingo board.


Doodle Bug Pantry gave the design team some images to work with so I have used one of their beautiful digital images. The elements that I have used for this card is Embossing, Paper Piecing and Charms/Pins. Here is my card:
I printed the image on gold, green, blue and blue paper. I cut out each leaf and flower and glued it onto the blue panel. The paper is Printworks. I embossed the red and yellow panels with the Cuttlebug. I added a butterfly charm and made a flower with heart puches and the border punch is Martha Stewart. Go to The One Stop Craft Challenge and check out the projects that the Design Team have created and play Bingo with us!
I am also entering this card in the following Challenges.
Allsorts #134-Paper Piecing

Sunday, December 18, 2011

My last Christmas card

I have made about 20 of these tonight. I went simple so that I could make a lot, fast! I masked off the outside of the white card and sponged green ink in the middle. I then stamped the winter cabin scene by Inkadinkado. The Merry Christmas is by Verve and the saying on the inside is Stampin Up. I stamped the scene on the envelope also. I added glitter for the snow.  I am entering this in the CASual Friday Challenge #32  make an envelope to match your card. Thanks for stopping by!

Bethlehem card

How are you doing? My hubby had to work this weekend so I got a lot of Christmas stuff done. I finished my Christmas cards, I know, I am late this year. I created about 12 of this one. I am entering it into the following challenges.
Stampin' Sisters in Christ #120-use a Christian image and/or saying
Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #133
Play Date Cafe #111 -Black, White and Teal
I put the saying on the inside of the card. The stamps are StampinUp. I embossed the image with white embossing powder and ran the white panel through the snowflake Cuttlebug folder. I added ribbon. Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, December 16, 2011

One Stop Craft Challenge #162 DT Card-Christmas Sparkle

It is time for another One Stop Craft Challenge! The theme for this week is an easy one-Christmas Sparkle! Our sponsor is Sassy Studio Designs. They are offering some great digital images as prizes and the generously gave the Design Team some images to play with. I picked this one.
I decided to make a step card. You can find the directions here. It was fun to make! I colored the image with Copic markers. The background is cut with the Cuttlebug using Spellbinder. The saying is StampinUp. The poinsettias have sparkle in them and I added gems to her hair and glitter to her muff. Go check out The One Stop Craft Challenge because my fellow Design Team members have created some beautiful projects!
I am also entering this into the following challenges.
Craft Your Passions Holiday Havoc Blog Hop
Just Us Girls-Color Challenge-Red, Green, Craft/White
Paper Play Week 50-Christmas
Crafts and Me-Christmas
Stampin' for the Weekend #22-Christmas
Paper Crafting Journey-Christmas

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Sorry...

I haven't created any cards lately! I had my tooth pulled Friday and I didn't feel very well yesterday. I am going Christmas shopping today so I don't know if I will get one done today or not! Is anyone else having trouble with the new blogger template? I loved my background but I deleted it and you can't edit the old templates:( I have been trying so please excuse my ugly looking blog until I get it fixed! Hope you are having a great weekend!

Monday, December 5, 2011

A Non tradional colored Christmas card

Hi there, Happy Monday! It was very rainy and dreary today:( The roads are flooding around here:( I would ALMOST rather have snow! I have made a card tonight. I wanted to try the colors at The Play Date Cafe  #109  which are Blush, Smokey Purple and Champagne. These are hard colors to put together but I like the end product! Here is my card.
The other challenges that I am entering this are:
ABC Challenge-E is for Embossing
Mojo Monday #218- Contest (I rotated the sketch)
Bling it On-Christmas

The image is Penny Black that is embossed with pink embossing powder. The saying is Verve. I ran the blush panel through the Swiss Dot Cuttlebug Folder and the Champagne panel through the Snowflake embossing panel. I added lace and gems to the tree.Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, December 3, 2011

One Stop Craft Challenge #130-Let It Snow DT Card

It is time for another One Stop Craft Challenge! We are sponsored this week by the Digi Doodle Shop.
They generously gave the DT members some images to play with. I picked this digital snowman image. Here is my card.
I colored this image with Copic markers and rubbed brown ink around the edges. The saying is StampinUp. The papers are The Paper Studio. I cut the bigger snowflakes with the Cuttlebug and the smaller snowflakes are punches. I added gems. Go check out The One Stop Craft Challenge because we have some new Design Team Members, check out everyone's awesome cards and join us with the Let It Snow Challenge!
Challenges that I am entering this card
2 Sisters #68-Punches/Dies
Midnight Madness Sketch #132
Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, November 27, 2011

A Penny Black Christmas

It has been a long time since I have entered the Penny Black Challenge. I missed using their cute images. Here are the challenges for this card.
Penny Black #179  -Red and Embossing
Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #131
Stamping Sisters in Christ #117-use a bird
Stamptacular Sunday #140-Anything Christmas
2 Sister #167- Holiday
The paper is The Paper Studio and I embossed the white panel with the Snowflake embossing folder. I colored this Penny Black image with Copic markers and I added glitter. The saying is Verve. I added punched leaves, a flower and gems. Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, November 26, 2011

The start of the Christmas cards!

Well, Thanksgiving is over so now it is time to start on Christmas cards. I usually design 3 cards and make about 15 of each design. I kind of like this one but will probably make it standard rectangle for cheaper postage! The CASE study card that I used for inspiration is here:
Here is my card:


Here are the challenges:
CASE Study #67 
Play Date Cafe #108-Copper, Tumeric, Maroon
Paper Crafting Journey-Anything Goes

The reindeer stamp is Bo Bunny and the background stamp and saying is StampinUp. I ran the copper panel through the Argyle embossing folder. The Reindeer is embossed with Copper embossing powder and the saying is embossed with red. I colored the deer with a Copic marker after embossing. Hope that everyone is having a great Thanksgiving weekend. Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, November 21, 2011

House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge #109-Warm and Fuzzy Guest Design Team Card

Good morning! I had a busy weekend! Last Thursday was my birthday and I basically had a week long celebration! My husband took me to a Bob Seger concert (it was great!) then my daughter and daughter in law took me to see the Breaking Dawn movie and then I went on a bus tour to see the Biltmore House in North Carolina with some friends from work! It was decorated for Christmas and very beautiful! I created this card in between doing all of that! This is my last card as a Guest Design Team Member for November at the House Mouse and Friends Challenge. The theme for this fortnight is Warm and Fuzzy. Here is my card.
I colored this very sweet image with Copic markers. The papers are K&Co Basic Grey and Scenic Route. The saying is Hero Arts and the little flowers around the image are Stamp Tapestry. I added punched flowers, greenery and gems for the middles. I had fun being a Guest Design Team Member at The House Mouse and Friends Challenge. Go check out the awesome talent of the Design Team and join us with some Warm Fuzzies!
I used the sketch at Inspirational Sketch Challenge #140  .
Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, November 19, 2011

The One Stop Craft Challenge-Color Theme-Blue-Design Team Card

It is time for another One Stop Craft Challenge! The challenge for this week is to use the color blue. The sponsor is Sassy Studio Design. Here is my card that I have used a digital image that was generously donated by them!
I have colored it with Copic markers. The papers are Authentique. I embossed the earrings and bracelets with silver embossing powder and the blue sparkle around the picture is blue gitter embossing powder. The saying is a digital stamp colored with Copic markers and I used the blue glitter embossing powder on it also. I added a punched vine and a  flower. Go check out The One Stop Craft Challenge and check out my fellow Design Team Members projects. They have done an awesome job!
I have used the sketch at The Midnight Madness Sketch #130

Friday, November 18, 2011

Bethlehem

Here is the card for inspiration at The CASE Study Challenge #66..
I love to ink and emboss so I loved this card. Here is my take on it.

I rubbed blue and yellow ink on a glossy panel. The stamps are StampinUp, embossed with black embossing powder. The stars are yellow embossing powder. I am also entering this in The Crafts and Me Challenge #61-Simples.Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, November 7, 2011

House and Friends Monday Challenge #108-Thankful Cards-Guest Design Team Card

The wonderful women at The House Mouse and Friends Challenge Blog invited me to be a Guest Design Team member for the Month of November. The theme for this fortnight is Thankfulness. Just use a House Mouse, Gruffy or Happy Hopper on your project along with a Thank you of some sort. They are giving out a prize for 2 winners this month!  Here is my card.
I went a little simple with this card. I stamped the image on the white panel. I cut the pink and yellow panel with the Cuttlebug Spellbinder and added it to the white panel with pop dots. The saying is Hero Arts. I added a butterfly, flower and gems.I added glitter to the rose. Go check out The House Mouse and Friends because the Design Team have awesome talent!
I am also entering this into the CASE Study #64  I used the same design.  I also used the colors at The Play Date Cafe #106-Grey, Yellow, Pink.  The theme at Flutterby Wednesday #178  is Thankful so this fits my card also! Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, November 5, 2011

3 is a Magic Number!

It is time for another One Stop Craft Challenge but this one is special! For Challenge #156 Blogiversary  the theme is 3 is the Magic Number because it is our Blogversary! The One Stop Craft Challenge is 3 years old! Happy Birthday! To celebrate, all of the Design Team Members are creating projects with element of 3 on it. Our sponsors this week are The Stamp Fairy, Robyns Fetish, Kenny K, Tiffany Doodles and Limited Runs and The One Stop Craft Shop. They have donated some fabulous prizes! My 3's are 3 balloons, 3 butterflies, 3 flowers, 3 patterned papers.
This digital image is Barry Balloons from the Sponsor-The Stamp Fairy. They generously gave the design team an image to play with! I colored Barry with Copic markers. I added glossy effects to the balloons to make them shiny. The papers are Basic Grey, The Paper Studio, and Doodlebug. I added flowers, butterflies and gems. I decorated the inside of this card also. The saying is Verve and the rest are rubons by Colorbok. Go to The One Stop Craft Challenge #156 and check out what all of the Design Team members have created and join us for our celebration!
I used the sketch at The Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #128
Truly Scrumptious #69-Bingo Time-Gems, Flowers, Die Cuts/Punches.
Papertake Weekly-Anything Goes with a bit of bling

Saturday, October 29, 2011

A Break from Halloween and Autumn Colors!

The colors at the Play Date Cafe #105 this week are Flesh, Kraft and Cadet Blue. I love these colors together and it is a nice break from Autumn and Halloween colors although I love them too! Here is my card.
The saying is Stampabilities and the flower vine stamp is StampinUp. The paper is Die Cut With a View. I added punched flowers, pearls and a butterfly. I am also entering into the following challenges.
Sketch Saturday #179 
The Kraft Journal #42-Anything Goes
Thanks for stopping by!

One Stop Craft Challenge 154# -No Sentiment

It it time for another One Stop Craft Challenge! The challenge this week is not to use a sentiment. We are sponsored by our very own One Stop Craft Shop! I decided to make a shaker box card. Here it is.
I stamped the image twice. Once on the kraft paper and once on white. I colored the image with Copic markers, cut it out and pasted it on the Kraft paper. I then made a shaker box, putting punched leaves in the box. The paper is Basic Grey. I sponged brown ink on the orange cardstock to tone it down a bit. The border punch is Martha Stewart and the punched leaves are EK Success. I added ribbon, a pumpkin by K&Co. and punched leaves. Go to The One Stop Craft Challenge and check out the projects that my fellow Design Team members have come up with and play along with us this week!
Here are the other challenges that I am entering this in.
House Mouse and Friends #107-Fall
Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge  #127
Truly Scrumptious # 68 -Shaker box
Oldie But Goodie-Forever Autumn-I've had this cute stamp for about 2 yrs.
Basic Grey #56-Anything Goes-used Basic Grey Mellow paper
Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, October 23, 2011

An Enormously Cute Card

Would you believe that it took HOURS for me to make this card! I knew that I wanted to use the colors from The Play Date Cafe #102  -Mauve, Egg Yolk, Artichoke but I had trouble figuring out what stamp to use! I also wanted to make a Clean and Simple card for the CAS-ual Friday #25-color your stamped image. I also used the Midnight Madness Sketch #126. Here it is.
The stamp and saying is Hero Arts. I colored the elephant with Copic markers and free handed the spots. I cut it out and glued it to the green card stock. I don't know who made the paper:( and I added gems. I do like the finished card but it sure was a struggle, I almost gave up! I think I will give it to my Daughter-In-Law because she loves elephants! Thanks for stopping by!

Scary Bears

How's it going? I haven't created a card for a while so I whipped one up this morning! I wanted to create a Halloween card for a  few challenges.

House Mouse and Friends #106  -Green, Yellow, Orange, Black
The Kraft Journal #41-Spooky Stuff
The Sketch Saturday Challenge #178
Allsorts #126-Halloween
Paper Play Week 42-Use Black
Paper Take Weekly-Spooky Hues

The Gruffies are colored with Copic markers and cut out. The backing is Kraft paper and the candy corn paper is Remininisce and the saying is cut from My Minds Eye patterned paper. I added foam bats and pumpins and green ric rac. I bought my Halloween candy this weekend and I am ready to treat the Trick-or-Treaters! Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, October 15, 2011

One Stop Craft Challenge #153-Halloween

It is time for another One Stop Craft Challenge! The theme for this week is Halloween. We are sponsored by Sassy Studio. They have generously given the design team some images to play with. I picked this Frankenstein woman. Pretty scary, huh! Here is my card.
I colored this image with Copic markers. The paper is The Paper studio. The title are stickers and I added bling and a flower. I tried to make this card scary but I just couldn't do it! Be sure to check out The One Stop Craft Challenge because my fellow design team members have created some awesom projects.
I am also entering this into
Colour Create Challenge #81  Lilac, Grey and White
Inspirational Card Challenges #135
ABC Challenge-B is for Boo
Thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Sunshine and Smiles

The CASual Friday Challenge blog #23 was one of the sponsors for a benefit blog hop for our friend Julie Ranae. You can read about her story on either her blog or CASual Fridays. I can sympathize with her dental problems because I am having some myself! I am going to have to have to have another root canal done next week:( Anyway, I wanted to create a card for this challenge and I think I am posting it just in time! Clean and Simple cards aren't my thing but I like the way they look! I have to fight back the urge to add stuff! The saying for inspiration is :Everyday you spend without a smile, is a lost day. Here's my card
The girl stamp is Pure Innocence for My Favorite Things colored with Copic markers. The sun and saying is Verve. I paper pieced the sun. I am also entering this card in the Crafts and Me Challenge #56-Orange. Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, October 10, 2011

An Autumn Bear Hug

I was off work today, another beautiful day, here. I had time to make a card tonight for a few challenges.
Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #124
Saturday Challenge #155-Anything Goes as Long as it Sparkles
Allsorts #124-Bear With Us
Stampin' for the Weekend #18-Colours of Autumn
Moving Along with the Times #119-Autumn Leaves
Paper Play-Week 40- Autumnal Colors

The stamp is JRL Design Co. colored with Copic markers.The saying is StampinUp. The paper is The Paper Studio. I added flowers by Spare Parts and ribbon. A simple Autumn card! Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Your Friendship Colors my World

How's it going? It has been a beautiful Autumn weekend in Indiana. The leaves are turning and becoming very colorful! I had to work yesterday but got to spend some time outside today and came in and created this card for a few challenges.
Play Date Cafe #102  green, fuscia, purple, black
Sketch Saturday #176
Stampin' Sisters in Christ #110-  Anything Goes
Just Us Girls #105-Technique-Black Magic
Oldie but a Goodie-Wings-I've had this stamp for about 4 years

These colors scream Halloween but I wasn't in the mood to make a Halloween card! For the Just Us Girls Challenge, the technique is Black Magic. You stamp on black with white Kraft ink, color with pencils and highlight with a white gel pen. The flower stamp is StampinUp and the saying is Stampabilities. I colored the COLORS with Copic markers, cut them out and pasted them on the black cardstock. The papers are Basic Grey and Doodlebug. Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

A Bountiful Harvest

How's it going? Fall is in the air so I made a card with fall colors. Here are the challenges that I have created it for.
Mojo Monday #209-Contest
Papertake Weekly-Anything Goes and Birthday Blog Hop
Stampin' Sisters in Christ #109-Fruit
The Kraft Journal-Lavish Layers-use Kraft paper
Craft Your Passions #78-Anything Goes add ribbon
Sir Stampalot-October Challenge-Food, Glorious Food

I stamped the image twice, once on Kraft paper and once on white cardstock. I colored the image with Copic markers and cut it out and pasted it on the Kraft paper. The image is D.O.T.S. and the saying is Verve. I ran the orange panel through the Cuttlebug embossing folder and the green paper is SEI. The border punch is Martha Stewart. I added a ribbon and foil leaves. Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, October 3, 2011

Joyous Noel

How's it going? My toothache is finally better, Yay! I lost 6 lbs in a week but I wouldn't recommend the toothache diet! I have created a card for a few challenges tonight.
House Mouse and Friends #105-Christmas Sparkle
Papertake Weekly-a sketch
ABC Challenge-Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday #184-Animal Crackers
I colored this House Mouse image with Copic markers. The saying is Verve. The papers are SEI and The Paper Studio. The border punch is Martha Stewart. You can't see the sparkle that well but I added glitter to the snow and sky and the snowflake sparkles too. Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, October 1, 2011

The One Stop Craft Challenge #151-Just for Men

It is time for another One Stop Craft Challenge! The theme for this week is Just For Men. Let's see your cards for a man! We are sponsored this week by Dude Time Doodles. They have genoursly donated some images for the Design Team to use. I picked this fishing dude. Here is my card.
I colored him with Copic markers. The saying is also by Dude Time Doodles. The papers are Basic Grey. The fish and bobber are rub ons. I added the fish netting. Go check out The One Stop Craft Challenge and created some cards or projects for the men in your life!
I am also entering this into the following challenges.
Midnight Madness Sketch #123
Play Date Cafe #101-Smudge, Leather, Wine, Parchment
Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Count Your Blessings

Good evening! How's it going, hope everyone had a great weekend. I would have but I had a terrible toothache:( I have created this for a few challenges.
Play Date Cafe #100-Green, Orange and Gold
Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #122
Stampin' Sisters in Christ #108-use the word Blessings
Tuesday Takedown #67-Autumn
The stamps that I used are StampinUp, Stampabilities and Verve. I colored the leaves with Copic markers. The papers are KI Memories and Scenic Route. The acorns are Jolees. Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Colour Create Card #80

At the Colour Create Challenge, they are having a design team call. Since The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge Blog is closing, I decided to try out for this one because it is one of my favorite challenge blogs! The colors for inspiration are white, aqua and lime green with the option of using texture. Here is my card:
The stamps that I have used are StampinUp and Stampabilities. I embossed the stork with white embossing powder. The white panel is Spellbinders cut with the Cuttlebug. For texture, I ran the green and aqua panels through the Swiss Dot and Swirl Embossing folders. I added gems. I have used the sketch from Sketch Saturday #174 and PaperTake Weekly-Creature Comforts.  Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, September 18, 2011

As for me and my House...

Here is a card that I have created for a few challenges.
Basic Grey #53-Brown and Pink
Sketch Saturday #173
Stampin' Sisters in Christ #107-Biblical Verse and something with wings
Stamptacular Sunday #129-Just Sayin'
Tuesday Throwdown #66-Pearls
The church stamp is StampinUp that I stamped off. The saying is Stampabilities and the bird is StampinUp. The Basic Grey papers are from Porcelain pad and Out of Print. I sponged around the edges with brown ink. I added lace and pearls. Thanks for stopping by!

Purple and Gold

Purple and gold were my high school colors so these colors are very familiar to me! Here are the challenges that I have created this card for.
Play Date Cafe #99-purple, yellow, white
Sketch Saturday #173 
Penny Black #169-Friends
Paperplay Challenge #36-Punches/Dies

This is a Penny Black stamp inked with purple.The saying is Hero Arts. I used various patterned papers from K&Co, Paper Studio, and Paper Pizazz. The flower border punch is Martha Stewart and Paper Studio. I added gems to the tree and flower centers. Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, September 17, 2011

a sympathy card using Kraft paper

How's it going? It was a beautiful Saturday here. Had time to make a card today. I am entering this in the CASE Study #57. Here is the card for inspiration.
Here is my card.

The stamp is Country Stream by A Stamp in the Hand, Co. I embossed it with black embossing powder. The swirls are Stampendous and the birds are Verve, also embossed with black. The saying is a rub that I put on pop dots and I added a ribbon from my stash. I am also entering into The Kraft Journal- Use a Sketch and Papertake Weekly-Things with Wings. Thanks for stopping by!

One Stop Craft Challenge #149-Girlie-Design Team Card

It is time for another One Stop Craft Challenge. For this challenge, the theme is Girlie. That shouldn't be too hard! This week we are sponsored by Sassy Studio Designs. They generously gave the Design Team some images to play with. I picked this cute little policewoman. Here is my card:
I colored her with Copic markers. The paper is Tim Holtz. The border punch is Martha Stewart. I added a felt ric rac ribbon and the saying is a rub on. I added flowers and little metal beads and sparkly centers to the flowers and a doily. Go check out The One Stop Craft Challenge. My fellow Design Team members have created some fantastic projects!

I am also entering this into the following challenges.
Stamptacular Sunday #128-Sketch
Moving Along with the Times #116-Sparkle
Cute Card Thursday #182-Anything Goes
Craft Your Passions-Anything Goes-Blog Hop

Friday, September 16, 2011

The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge Mid Month Reminder DT Card

It is time for the September Mid Month Reminder! This month we are using the color Pink along with your critter on your card or project. This will be the last month for this challenge so we are offering some prizes. Here is mine.
All you have to do is enter The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge this month and the winners will be picked from that main challenge blog. To go with my blog candy prize I have created my pink card using a House Mouse Stamp. Here it is:
The House Mouse stamp is colored with Copic markers and I used a gold pen on the bed. The paper is Recollections. I punched a border punch of daisies and the single daisies are a StampinUp punch, punched from gold paper.The saying are stickers by Lily Bee. I added red gems to the centers. Go to the Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge and check out some of the cards that my fellow design team members have created. I want to thank everyone that has supported this blog and I will miss my fellow design team member and creating projects for it!
I will also enter this into the House Mouse and Friend Birthday Blog and The Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #121. Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Mice having a party!

I have created another card tonight. This one is a cute one for a few challenges.
Penny Black #168-Delicious
Colour Create #79-Pink. brown, cream and white
Midnight Madness  #120                      
Just Us Girls #101- Technique-Text Me
Basic Grey #52-Celebrations
Sir Stampalot September Challenge-Its aFrame it Up

This is a Penny Black stamp colored with Copic markers. I masked it off and stamped the birthday words over it by Stampendous. I used a frame that I had and the papers are Basic Grey Granola and Basic Grey Sweet Threads. I stamped swirls by Stampendous and added flowers. Thanks for stopping by!

Cornucopia

I have been busy and haven't posted much lately. This morning I watched the 911  tribute on TV and it was pretty emotional and kind of drained me all day. God be with the familys of the fallen on that day and God Bless America! Here is a card that kind of fits with the day. I have created it for  a few challenges.

Stamp Something-Anything goes
Play Date Cafe #98-teal, navy and mustard
CASE Study #56
and here is the card for inspiration
Here is my card:

The stamp is Stampabilities colores with Copic markers. The papers are Basic Grey- Out of Print and
Sasafrass Lass. I used the Nesties Label die for the frame. I added a sheer ribbon, flower punch and a blue and cream ribbon thing that I found at a yard sale. Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, September 3, 2011

One Stop Craft Challenge #147-Back to School-Primary Colors-Design Team Card

It is time for another One Stop Craft Challenge! For this week the challenge is Back to School and get out your Primary Colors! We are sponsored this week by The Digi Doodle Shop. They are offering a fabulous prize to the winners! They generously donated some digital images to the Design Team members. I picked this cute owl image. I have created a corner bookmark. I have been wanting to try my hand at one of these. You can find the tutorial here.
I colored the owl with Copic markers. I cut the apple from an old template that I had. The saying is stickers from Lily Bee. The punch is Martha Stewart and I added a red gingham ribbon. Here is another one that I have created.

I created this one with about the same supplies only the paper is Sassafrass Lass. Go check out The One Stop Craft Challenge because my fellow Design Team members have created some awesome projects!
I am also entering this into the following challenges.
Stamp Something-September Digi Day
Saturday Challenge #150 The Colors of Autum (the second bookmark!)

Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, September 1, 2011

The Fuzzy Wuzzy September Challenge and some Blog Candy!

It has been an amazing year at The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge! I have enjoyed creating projects and visiting everyone's blogs and seeing their amazing critter creations! To celebrate some of the Design Team members are offering some prizes this month. All you have to do is join in the fun this month! Create a card or project using the color pink and of course don't forget a critter! We will be picking the winners from The Fuzzy Wuzzy blog. You can follow my blog if you want but you don't have to! Here is my blog candy:
Here is my pink candy box!

The image is a digital image from Tickled Pink Stamps colored with Copic Markers. The papers are from Paper Pizazz and Tim Holtz. The saying is a free digital stamp by Nettie. I added flowers, a ribbon and a lace/pearl border and a doily.

Go check out The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge, some of my other fellow design team members have added some blog candy to their blogs too and check out their awesome work! This will be the last month for The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge. A big thanks to Kylie and Stephanne for asking me to join and being great leaders! A big thanks to YOU for participating in our challenges with all of the cute little critter stamps! Keep using those fuzzy wuzzy stamps and I will see you in blogland!

I am also entering this in the Truly Scrumptious Challenge #64-Rocked Up Pink.

Saturday, August 27, 2011

My Signature Style

At the CASE Study Challenge they want to see your signature style. This was hard for me because I like to try a lot of new techniques, styles... I think your signature style is probably what you like to create. I use a lot of animals, fairies, flowers, nature on my cards because I like them! I love using different patterned papers and adding embellishments but not too much! I also enjoy using different color combinations which is why I like the Play Date Cafe Challenge. Here is my card.
CASE Study #54-Use your signature style
Play Date Cafe #96-mint green, coral and ivory
Flutterby Wednesday #168-fairy, butterfly or angel
Oldie but a Goodie #26-Sparkle-I have had this stamp about 8 months
Papertake Weekly-Die Cuts
Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #118

The stamp is Stampin Bella colored with Copic marker. The saying is Hero Arts. The papers are Creative Imaginations, Lily Bee and Paper Pizazz.I distressed the edges by sponging Sahara Sand on them. You can't tell that well by the picture but I added glitter to the flowers and fairy wings. I added a butterfly die cut, ribbon, flower,punched leaves and bling. Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Are you tired of Candy Boxes yet?

I have made another candy box. One more to go! Here are the challenges:
Sketch Saturday #169
Penny Black #165-Shabby Chic
Allsorts #117-You've been Framed
Stampin' Sisters in Christ #102-challenge yourself to do something that you aren't comfortable with-Shabby Chic!
Stamptacular Sunday #125-ABC Apricot, Bling and Critter
Penny Black at Allsorts-August Challenge-Free and Easy
The papers are Basic Grey and Autumn Leaves. The stamp is Penny Black colored with Copic Markers. The saying is a digital stamp. I added a frame that I had, fabric flower, bling and punched leaves and a felt flower ribbon. Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, August 22, 2011

Another Candy Box

I have to finish these boxes by Friday so I am doing one a night! This one is for a woman! Here are the challenges that I created it for.
Sketch Saturday #169
Crafts and Me #48-Blue or Blue/Green
 PaperTake Weekly - I used pearls, ribbon and free (punches)
Flutterby Wednesday #166-punches

The papers are The Paper Studio. The stamp is Milton and Co. colored with Copic markers. The saying is a digital stamp. The border punch is Martha Stewart and I added butterfly punches. I added pearls and a ribbon. 2 more to go! Thanks for stopping by!