Wednesday, January 16, 2019

I heart U - Crafty Gals Corner Challenge

Wednesday January 16, 2019
 
Welcome back to another fun challenge at
Our theme is MAKE IT SPARKLE
 
We have three sponsors...

 
 
 
I am using the fun image called I (heart) U.. I colored the image with copics and then used my cloud template for the sky. I went over the I and U with Wink of Stella to give some glitter and then added some adhesive to the heart and sprinkled on some glitter.. It's has quite the sparkle. I used My favorite things stitch die. I mounted this onto a piece of black card stock then mounted this on a piece of designer paper that has a lot of sparkle to it.

Challenges:
Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
Make my Monday #87 - word or sentiment
Use your stuff #343 - furry friends
Shopping our stash # 386 - hearts on fire
Word art Wednesday wk. 370-371 - anything goes
The sisterhood of crafters - make it sparkle (heart and pink leaves)


Monster bash Day 5 birthday - Catch the bug

Wednesday January 16, 2019
 
Welcome to Day 5 of our week long 9th Birthday party at
Our theme this year is Monster Bash
Each day we have a new theme..
 

Todays theme is Make us laugh..  So I found this fun laughable image called Make it snappy monsterific.. which can be found in the Bugaboo store..  I found this fun background paper.. I don't know who its put out by but it was perfect for my make us laugh card. I colored the image with copics. I added some Spectrum Noir sparkle pen to the eyes.  I stamped the Club scrap happy birthday and using My favorite things banner die cut this out and added to the card.
Challenges:
Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
Crazy 4 challenge #466 - humorous
Penny's paper-crafty #413 - anything goes



Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Happy Holidays - Creative with Stamps Challenge

Tuesday January 15, 2019
 
It's mid month reminder time at Creative with Stamps..
The theme is Mittens..
Note: CWS Challenges do not have many "Guidelines", but please read and follow the few we do have to be eligible to win.
 
 
This is my reminder card.. If you read about my January 1st. card you know I don't have a mitten stamp and so I drew a mitten and cut it out and traced it on Bristol paper and turned it over to create the other hand. I used Zig markes and painted the mittens. I used Simon Says stamps and embossing powder and created the fun texture to the mittens. I stamped the SS sentiment on We R memory keepers scrap and used Stampin up die. I then added this to a piece of scrap paper. I don't know who the background is by. I then used a copic and colored the twine and added this to the mittens.. I don't know about you but when I was growing up this is the way our mittens were. You would put your mittens on and then your winter coat and even if you took your mittens off they were saved by the cord that connected it to the other one.. I know my mom would add a safety pin inside my coat in the collar area and ran the cord through the pin so the mittens wouldn't be lost if I took my coat off.. The pin held them there even though they would have to go all the way through the coat sleeve.. I guess extra care that they wouldn't be lost.    I don't think they do that now.. but honestly don't know..

Challenges:
Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
Make my Monday #87 - word or sentiment
Pammie's inky pinky #1902 - anything goes
Double trouble #19 - mittens


Monster bash Day 4 birthday - Catch the bug

Tuesday January 15, 2019
 
I have two cards to share with you today.
 
Welcome to Day 4 of our week long 9th Birthday party at
Our theme this year is Monster Bash
Each day we have a new theme..
Today is BINGO..
 
(plus we have a flash freebie which is the 3 headed monster today only from 7am to 7pm.. see my last card on this posting which shows the image)
 
 
This is the New Release called Monsters Topper.. I used the top row.. Die cut / Sentiment / Texture..
I started by coloring the image with copics. I went over parts with of the image with Spectrum Noir sparkle pen.  I then used My favorite things stitch die. I ran the blue card stock through an embossing folder from Sizzix. I stamped the Hero arts and Paper Pretties sentiments and added some distressing inking using Quick Quote chalk inks then added them to the card. I then tied a bow in some yarn - more texture and added to the card.
Challenges: card 1
Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
Papercraft #28 - celebrate
Crazy 4 challenge #466 - humorous

Try it on Tuesday - something old and new (old twine/sentiment stamp- new is image)
Die cuttin divas #403 - birthday
 

 
 
 This image below will be a flash freebie from 7am to 7pm.. 12 hours!!! Head over to Catch the bug / Bugaboo to grab it..
A little about how I made my card..
Since the theme for today is.. BINGO!!  I used the image Monster 3 which is from the Bugaboo store and the  Bingo bottom row... Ribbon / Tag / Stripes..
I chose a scrap of Quick quote paper. I thought the stripes were nice and colorful. I then colored the image with copics using some of the colors from the paper. I used Tim Holtz tag die and stamped the My pink stamper sentiment. I love this colorful ribbon so tied a bow and added the tag. I used My favorite things sentiment it's your birthday. I added some gems to the eyes just for some fun. I added some Wink of Stella to different areas.. I love the colorful fun feel to the card.
 
 
Challenges: card 2
Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
Papercraft #28 - celebrate
Crazy 4 challenge #466 - humorous
Die cuttin divas #403 - birthday



Happy birthday - Creations in Pink

Tuesday January 15, 2019
 
Welcome to another challenge at Creations in Pink..
 We have a new challenge..
The theme is ANYTHING GOES..
 JUST MAKE SURE THERE'S LOTS OF PINK
 


Since we don't have a sponsor this month.. I decided to use some fun images from Pretty Pink Posh.. I started with a pink piece of designer paper and I liked that it had the water color look so I took a Simon says all over stamp and white heat embossed the design. It reminds me of a trellis. I then used Stampin up designer paper and stamped the hummingbirds. I used a few copic colors to give a little more color. There are pink lines in the paper. I used Taylored expressions leaf die and punched some SU flowers. I added some SU sequins to the center.. The sentiment is from My favorite things..

Challenges:
Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
Pammie's inky pinky #1902 - anything goes
Die cuttin divas #403 - birthday


Monday, January 14, 2019

Keep Smiling - Do - Al(l) Kreatives Challenge

Tuesday January 15,  2019
 
This is mid month reminder at Do-Al(l) Kreatives..
The theme is Think twice (two of same on your card)
 
 
Bugaboo is our sponsor



I am using the image called Flower Tea Pot from Bugaboo.. This is the perfect image as there are two ladybugs, two flowers and I added two butterflies from Stampin up die and two half pearls.. So I used the think twice theme quite a few times.. I colored the image with copics. I went over the flower with Wink of Stella. I used My favorite things circle die. The background was created using dry wall mesh as a stencil and Ranger ink. I added the Simon Says sentiment.

Challenges:
Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
The paper funday #1 - anything goes
Pammie's inky pinky #1902 - anything goes
Try it on Tuesday - something old and new (old image and stamp - new is glitter paper got for Christmas)
City crafters wk. 445 - CAS


Monster bash Day 3 birthday - Catch the bug

Monday January 14, 2019
 
Welcome to Day 3 of our week long 9th Birthday party at
Our theme this year is Monster Bash
Each day we have a new theme..
 
 
 
Our theme for today is Anything But a Card.. Try a party favor...
I went for the party favor only because my hubby hadn't eaten his pineapple fritter yet so I had the perfect base for the favor.. I used the image called Bubble present from Bugaboo.. I colored the image with copics. I added a little Spectrum Noir sparkle pen.  I then cut the image out with My favorite things circle. I found a scrap of purple so using Spellbinder scallop die cut this out. I had a skewer so cut it down and added it to the top of the purple piece. I added the Simon says happy birthday. I added foam dots behind the image and added this to the scallop circle/skewer and sentiment and my party favor was done. 

Challenges:
Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
Creative moments #160 - anything goes




Sunday, January 13, 2019

Hope your birthday is sow happy - Always Fun challenge

Monday January 14, 2019
 
It's time for another challenge at Always Fun challenge..
Theme is DOWN ON THE FARM
 

 
I belong to Tech. Tuesday stamp of the month club.. They have a few different ones and I am doing the Animal stamps package. So each month I receive a stamp set and corresponding dies. I received this one in early spring 2018.. I now have a chance to use it.  Aren't these pigs cute. There are other items that comes in the stamp set but I only used the pigs and trough.  I started by creating my background by using my cloud template and ground template with Ranger inks. I then die cut the fence by Taylored Expressions out of some scraps. I thought I needed some sun so I used Ranger ink and added color. I then used a scrap of Quick Quotes and Simon says circle and stamped the sentiment on the sun and adhered it. I took Zig markers and water colored the pigs and trough. I did not want to have pink pigs. I really like how the pig colors came out. I added some dots with a black pen to make it look like there was food in the trough.

Challenges:
Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
Papercraft #28 - celebrate
Creative moments #160 - anything goes
QKR stampede #330 - anything goes
The paper funday #1 - anything goes

Monster bash Day 2 birthday - Catch the bug

Sunday January 13, 2019
 
Welcome to Day 2 of our week long 9th Birthday party at
Our theme this year is Monster Bash
Each day we have a new theme..
 
 
The theme for today is the above sketch.  I am using the Bugaboo image called Birthday monster present. I found some fun papers from Echo park and created the layout. I saw a few months back "Teri Anderson from a Bit of this and a bit of that" taking foam adhesive dots and adding glitter to them so that is what I did for the dots.  I like the look and I have so many. I keep ordering the large and small dots from my Stampin up best friend.. I may have to do a whole sheet of dots with different glitters for future use.. Now back to my card. I colored the image with copics and added a little Spectrum noir sparkle pen. I used My favorite things stitch die. I added a club scrap happy birthday.

Challenges:
Word art Wednesday wk. 368-369 - anything goes
A bit more time to craft #83 - anything goes
Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
Papercraft #28 - celebrate
Crafting by designs - food/drink
Crazy 4 challenge #466 - humorous

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Monster bash Day 1 birthday - Catch the bug

Saturday January 12, 2019
 
Welcome to Day 1 of our week long 9th Birthday party at
Our theme this year is Monster Bash
Each day we have a new theme..
 
 Saturdays challenge is Monster party... I am using the image from Bugaboo called Monster snapshot birthday.  I found a festive fun paper and created the background. I used Simon says happy birthday. I colored the fun cute image with copics. I went over  some of the image with Spectrum Noir sparkle pen. I added some google eyes I got at the dollar store..
Challenges:
Word art Wednesday wk. 368-369 - anything goes
A bit more time to craft #83 - anything goes
Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
Papercraft #28 - celebrate
Crafting by designs - food/drink
QKR stampede #330 - anything goes
The paper funday #1 - anything goes
Crazy 4 challenge #466 - humorous

Friday, January 11, 2019

Happy birthday - Bugaboo free Friday

Friday January 11, 2019
 
Hello and welcome back for a free Friday
image from Bugaboo..
Check out the fun creations by the design team at Catch the bug.
 
 
This is the cute fun image.. Called birthday monster.. Just in time for our 9th monster birthday bash...that starts tomorrow... You might want to pick this up so that you can use it in our week long party.. I colored the image with copics and went over areas with Wink of Stella. I used My favorite things stitch die and added this to a piece of scrap dotted paper. I went over the edges with Ranger ink and then using drywall mesh and Ranger ink stenciled the background. I added the piece to the card. I stamped the Simon says sentiment and cut it out. I rounded the two corners.

Challenges:
A bit more time to craft #83 - anything goes
Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
Papercraft #28 - celebrate
Crafty sentiments - anything goes
QKR stampede #330 - anything goes

Happy birthday to you - Crafty Catz challenge

Friday January 11, 2019
 
Welcome back to another fun challenge at
Our theme this week is BIRTHDAY
 

Our sponsor for this week is Digi Doodle Studio
This is my card using the Digi Doodle Studios called France and Bosco birthday.I colored the image with copics and added some white gel pen for highlights. I added the embossed My favorite things sentiment and some sequins. I want over a few of the images with Spectrum Noir sparkle pen. I layered on a scrap teal and SU gray and Basic Gray dotted paper.

Challenges:
Word art Wednesday wk. 368-369 - anything goes
CCC digi #99 - happy birthday
A bit more time to craft #83 - anything goes
Pammie's inky pinkies #1901 - anything goes
Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
Love to scrap #117 - anything goes
Papercraft #28 - celebrate
Crafty sentiments - anything goes
Digi choosday - anything goes
Crafting by designs - food/drink
Crafty creations #382 - anything goes

Today is a new day - Colour Crazy Challenge

Friday January 11, 2019
 
Hello and welcome back to our week long challenge at Colour Crazy Challenge
Our theme is always ANYTHING GOES
 

                     Our sponsor for this week is Ching - Chou Kuik


I am using the sweet image called Butterfly Moth Flower Kimono Japanese Girl .. I cut her out using the My favorite things circle die. I colored her with copics. I went around the edge with Quick Quote chalk ink. For the background I used a My Favorite Things rays stencil. I added the Simon Says sentiment and a Stampin up butterfly. I went over the wings with Wink of Stella.
 Challenges:
Word art Wednesday wk. 368-369 - anything goes
A bit more time to craft #83 - anything goes
Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
Crafty sentiments - anything goes
Digi choosday - anything goes
Fab 'n' funky #422 - new beginnings
House hat stamps built #j919 - tic-tac-toe (glitter/die cut/blue)
Crafty creations #382 - anything goes
Creative moments #160 - anything goes



Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Giving thanks

Wednesday January 9, 2019
 
I've had fun time making cards since we've had a few weeks off from a few teams I am on I still wanted to be creative. I cut the circle out of the center of the green with My favorite things die. I stamped the background with Stampin up cross hatch overall stamp.  Then on a separate piece of paper I stamped the Simon Says images and using my ground and sky template and Ranger ink created the base for the tree and sky. I used some Ranger inks and Altenew inks. I used a giving thanks sentiment.. as I feel every day we should give thanks for what we have, where we are and what is in store for us. Giving thanks is not just for Thanksgiving but for ever day of the year. I stamped the sentiment on the front then I put a bunch of foam tape behind the green and added the image behind. I like the depth. I finished with some leaves and sequins. 
 
Challenges:
Word art Wednesday wk. 368-369 - anything goes
A bit more time to craft #83 - anything goes
Pammie's inky pinkies #1901 - anything goes
Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
Love to scrap #117 - anything goes

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Loving you more each day - Bugaboo

Tuesday January 8, 2019
 
Welcome back to my blog and today I am sharing a card for the New Release at Bugaboo.
You can see the design teams creations
using the image at Catch the bug.
 
This is Penguin.  I reversed the image so it looks like they are holding hands.. I guess either way would of worked but the hats looked better reversed. I thought with Valentines day coming I would make a love card. I colored the image with copics and used my cloud template. I added a pink and blue bling to the ends of the hats. I had a scrap of glitter paper so using EK punch punched out the heart and layered it on some scraps to make it thicker. I used Bella blvd. designer paper. The sentiment is from Simon Says.

Challenges:
Cute card Thursday #563 - anything goes
A bit more time to craft #83 - anything goes
Crafting from the heart #234 - anything goes
Pammie's inky pinkies #1901 - anything goes
Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
Love to scrap #117 - anything goes

Monday, January 07, 2019

Giving thanks

Monday January 7, 2019
 
I know Thanksgiving and Christmas are over.. But I wanted to try making this card with the fun flowers. I didn't intend to put the pie but I wasn't sure what to add. The sentiment was the first thing I added then the flowers.. Next time I need to think out the layout.. I do like that the pumpkin pie does matches the flower colors. The stamps are from Simon says. I added a few sequins.
 
Challenges:
Cute card Thursday #563 - anything goes
A bit more time to craft #83 - anything goes
Crazy 4 challenge #464 - one layer
Crafting from the heart #234 - anything goes
Pammie's inky pinkies #1901 - anything goes
Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
Love to scrap #117 - anything goes
Make my Monday #87 - word or sentiment

Sunday, January 06, 2019

Thank you for inspiring me - Always fun challenge

Monday January 7, 2019
 
Hello and glad you back to see my card that is or the design team Always Fun Challenge
Our challenges theme is ONE LAYER
 

I chose to use the My Favorite Things acrylic stamps set to make a one layer card. All of the images and sentiment are from MFT. I colored the images with Copics and then went over the apples with Spectrum Noir glitter pen. Very simple card to make. great for that favorite teacher in your child's life.

Challenges:
Cute card Thursday #563 - anything goes
As you like it - anything goes
A bit more time to craft #83 - anything goes
Crazy 4 challenge #464 - one layer
Crafting from the heart #234 - anything goes
Pammie's inky pinkies #1901 - anything goes
Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
Love to scrap #117 - anything goes

Hoping you have an Amazing birthday -

Sunday January 6, 2019

Playing in my craft room and looking at old wood block stamps and OLD marvey markers I was trying to see what markers to throw away and which would work.. I have a few I can use so created this card.
 I used Penny Black wood rubber stamp and Marvey markers /glossy card stock and stamped the image. I cut the image out and layered it on black and kraft. I found a piece of Club scrap card stock that worked well with the colors of the flower so chose this and I heat embossed the Simon Says birthday sentiment and then added the flower image. I cut a strip of bling and added this under the flower.  I love the rich colors.

Challenges:
Cute card Thursday #563 - anything goes
CCC digi #99 - happy birthday
A bit more time to craft #83 - anything goes
Crazy 4 challenge #464 - birthday

Saturday, January 05, 2019

Congrats! - you deserve to be celebrated

Saturday January 5, 2019
 
Hello and welcome to my blog..  I created a card for my Daughter in law who graduated from nursing school on Dec. 15, 2018..
We were gifted two tickets to fly from WA. to Las Vegas to watch her graduate.. What an awesome rewarding time. I feel so proud of her for toughing it out for 3 plus years and still being a mom to 6 children..(and having two high risk pregnancy during schooling) Our grand children.. We were there for a week so got to hang with the grandkids and son.. Fun exciting time.. (but the kids had the flu and guess who got it.. yup me.. 5 days of feeling like crap.. glad it was a laid back vacation.. we never go to the strip we just visit family. I ended up losing 6 lbs.. but gained 4 back since we've been home..)
For this card I used Tech. Tues. image and colored with copics. I went over the centers with a white gel pen and silver pen. I added the Pretty Pink Posh die and My favorite things embossed sentiment. I added a bling to the end of the exclamation point. I went over the die cut with Wink of Stella and layered on Stampin up card stock.
 
 
Challenges:
Cute card Thursday #563 - anything goes
As you like it - anything goes
A bit more time to craft #83 - anything goes
QKR stampede #329 - anything goes
Crazy 4 challenge #464 - birthday (even though this is graduation)

Friday, January 04, 2019

Enjoy the chills of Winter.. Bugaboo free Friday

Friday January 4, 2019
 
Hello and It's your lucky day..
Bugaboo has a free Friday image.. Check out the fun cards the design team created over at Catch the bug.  Then check out the Free image.. It's free for a week.
 
 
This is the fun image.. Brats winter snowman.. I colored the image with copics. I then went over the snow with glitter.  hope you can see the sparkle this gives. I used My favorite things stitch die. I added this to a piece of DCWV designer paper. I used a scrap and Stampin up tag die and heat embossed the Paper trey ink sentiment. I tied a bow with twine and added to the tag.

Challenges:
Word art Wednesday wk. 368-369 - anything goes
Cute card Thursday #563 - anything goes
A bit more time to craft #83 - anything goes
QKR stampede #329 - anything goes
Alphabet challenge - U - use some stitching real or faux

Take time to small the coffee - Crafty Catz Challenge

Friday January 4, 2019
 
I have joined another design team..
I am honored that Crafty Catz accepted me..
 
For our challenge at Crafty Catz..
Our theme is FOOD/DRINK
 

Our sponsor this week is Little Blue Button
 
I am using the image called Dream Charlie.. I colored her with copics and then used My favorite things circle die. I found this fun scrap for the background strip. I used Stamp simply sentiment and Tech. Tues. banner die. I finished with some sequins and Wink of Stella on the coffee.

Challenges:
Word art Wednesday wk. 368-369 - anything goes
Cute card Thursday #563 - anything goes
As you like it - anything goes
A bit more time to craft #83 - anything goes
QKR stampede #329 - anything goes
Alphabet challenge - U - use some stitching real or faux


Thursday, January 03, 2019

Happy Happy Birthday

Thursday January 3, 2019
 
A little down time so thought I would create a birthday card since they are so needed in life. I need to get a head start..
I saw this awesome paper from Prima and I love it so I took my Reverse Confetti die and cut the V... I then thought what now. So took my Happy and stamped it twice then the Birthday stamped this and added some pearls. I didn't like the bottom being plain so I took the left over piece and added it to the bottom and trimmed it down. The papers are raised on fun foam.. I like the look and pretty much used the whole piece of paper. Isn't this paper gorgeous??

Challenges:
Word art Wednesday wk. 368-369 - anything goes
Cute card Thursday #563 - anything goes
CCC digi #99 - happy birthday
A bit more time to craft #83 - anything goes