Saturday, February 15, 2020

With the smallest - Creations in Pink #19

Saturday February 15, 2010

We have a new month long challenge over at 
Our theme is ANYTHING GOES


Our sponsor is All Dressed Up and I am using the image called Little Ladybird




This is little ladybird.. I think this little image is so cute. I colored her with copics. I then used my cloud template and Ranger ink. I used Lil inker die. I added this image to a little piece of green backing and then pink card stock. I added some Stampin up jewels to the flowers and her antenna.. I added a sentiment .. sorry I do not know who it's by. It's an unmounted red rubber. 

Challenges:
Crafting happiness #35 - anything goes /opt. pink
Lemon shortbread #113 - anything goes
Alphabet challenge - W - anything you wish
Polkadoodles wk. 7 - anything goes
QKR stampede #385 - anything goes



Friday, February 14, 2020

You make my heart smile - Do-Al (l) creative #38

Saturday February 15, 2020

Hello.. It's time for the second half and reminder challenge over at Do-Al(l)creatives #38
Were doing the twisted sister challenge 
so it must include both themes. 
Our theme is FEMALE / MONOCHROMATIC


                                  Our sponsor is SheepSki Designs

I am using the image called Taking a picture.. So the image is female and my monochromatic is browns. I love how this came out and using different browns using copics. Love it. On her nails I painted them brown and went over them with Spectrum Noir sparkle brush so they have a nice glitter look. I used Lil inker die to cut her out. I then added her to a larger piece of scrap and then stamped the My favorite things sentiment with Stampin up brown ink. 

Challenges:
Crafty Hazelnut's Feb. pattern paper
Lemon shortbread #113 - anything goes
Digi choosday wk. 6 - anything goes
Word art Wednesday wk. 426-427 - anything goes
Alphabet challenge - W - anything you wish
Polkadoodles wk. 7 - anything goes
QKR stampede #385 - anything goes

LOVE EWE - Bugaboo Free Friday

Friday February 14, 2020

Happy Valentine's day.. 
Today over at Bugaboo Stamps it's Free Friday and just in time to make a quick Valentines card in case you forgot.. 
Check out the design teams creation over at Catch the bug.


This image is called Love Ewe.. it even comes with the sentiment. I colored the image with copics and used my cloud template and Ranger ink. I used My favorite things stitch die. for the sentiment I used Spellbinder banner die and I went around the edges with Quick quote chalk ink. I added a piece of twine. The pink was a piece of scrap. I went over the hearts with Spectrum Noir sparkle brush.

Challenges:
Crafty Hazelnut's Feb. pattern paper
Crafty animals #35 - anything goes
Love to scrap #130 - red / pink equal love
Dragonfly dreams - it's a love thing
Everybody art #462 - color of love
Shopping our stash #413 - my heart is on fire
Try it on Tuesday - share the love
My time to craft #425 - love me do
Allsorts #558 - add a heart
Crafting happiness #35 - anything goes /opt. pink
Fab n funky #468 - love love love
Little red wagon #536 - wild one
As you like it - favorite animal  (ewe/sheep- have a neighbor who has 2 sheep and love to pet them. Love the feel of their hair and the lanolin feel on your hands after running your hands through their hair and their bahh bahh sounds.)

With enough coffee -- Crafty Catz #493

Friday February 14, 2020

Hello.. Today over at Crafty Catz #493 we have a new challenge . 
Our theme this week is ANYTHING GOES / OPT. CRITTERS

Our sponsor this week is SOME ODD GIRL

PRIZE

$10 Gift Voucher to the winner but if the winner used a sponsors stamps on their project It is doubled to $20. 
Entrants can use code "SomeOddGirl" for the duration of the challenge for 20% digis in the shop  
https://www.someoddgirl.com/

I am using the image called Coffee Cat..  I colored the image with copics. I went over the glasses and hearts with Spectrum Nori sparkle brush. I then used My favorite things die. I dug through my scraps and found these Basic Gray scraps. I heat embossed the Simon Says sentiment. I added some Spellbinder hearts. 

Challenges:
Crafty Hazelnut's Feb. pattern paper
Crafty animals #35 - anything goes
Creative fingers #179 - anything goes
Crafting happiness #35 - anything goes /opt. pink
Word art Wednesday wk. 426-427 - anything goes
Simon Wednesday - 2 or more pattern papers
Little red wagon #536 - wild one
As you like it - favorite animal (I am allergic to cats.. but.. they are a favorite to watch videos on. Sure to bring a smile to anyone with out sneezing)


Becoming a grumpy old person - Colour Crazy Challenge #6

Friday February 14, 2020

Hello.. Another week challenge over at
Our theme as usual is ANYTHING GOES  -
 Just make sure you color your image. No pre-colored.


Our sponsor is Bugaboo Stamps


This is Gus birthday recount..  I colored the image with copics. I used Simon Says rectangle die. I added to a piece of orangish card stock. I stamped the Rubber baby buggy bumper sentiment and added it sideways. I stamped the Paper Pretties happy birthday. I went over his glasses and balloon with Spectrum Noir sparkle brush.
Challenges:
Jan's digi stamps #7 - anything goes
The paper girls #193 - birthdays
Creative fingers #179 - anything goes
Digi choosday wk. 6 - anything goes
Word art Wednesday wk. 426-427 - anything goes
Time out #155 - birthday



Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Live your life in color - Crafty Gals Corner #204

Wednesday February 12, 2020 

Hello.. It's our monthly challenge over at

Our theme is ADD HEARTS


We have quite a few sponsors listed below


                                                             Colour of Love
Prize ~ 3 Digital Images



Prize ~ 3 Digital Images



Prize ~ 3 Digital Images



Stamper's Delights
Prize ~ 3 Single Digital Images


This is my card using the image from Stampers Delight. Chibi Painter Pete.. I colored her with copics. I love the way her hair came out..I went over her hair with Spectrum Noir sparkle brush.  I then used Lil inker die and cut her out. I added post it note paper along the stitch line then using Quick quote ink and My favorite things stamps created the background. I used Reverse Confetti sentiment stamped in Stampin up ink. I used MFT die letters and scraps to create the word COLOR I also went over the letters with Spectrum Noir sparkle brush.. I added a couple puffy hearts. 
Challenges:
Jan's digi stamps #7 - anything goes
Creative fingers #179 - anything goes
Polkadoodles wk. 6 - anything goes
QKR #384 - anything goes
Allsorts #558 - add a heart


Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Love you - Bugaboo Stamps New Release

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Hello.. Today it's New Release over at Bugaboo Stamps.. 
Check out the design teams creations over at Catch the bug.


This is Clyde made with love.. He comes with a sentiment but I opted not to use it. I used Stampin up sentiment. I colored the image with copics. I went over the hearts with Spectrum Noir sparkle brush. I then used Lil inker stitch die. I mounted on a piece of Tim Coffey designer paper. I used Stampin up heart die and ink.  He looks so cute.. 

Challenges:
A bit more time to craft #109 - anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's pattern paper - Feb.
Crafty animals #35 - anything goes
Love to scrap #130 - red / pink equal love
Dragonfly dreams - it's a love thing
Everybody art #462 - color of love
Shopping our stash #413 - my heart is on fire
Try it on Tuesday - share the love
Simon Wednesday - with love
Cute card Thursday #620 - anything goes
Krafty chicks #493 - stamp/digi
My time to craft #425 - love me do
Polkadoodles wk. 6 - anything goes

Happy Valentine's! - Crafty Sentiments

Tuesday February 11, 2020

It's time for another challenge over at 

Our theme this week is USE RED



I am using the image called Lola basket of hearts. I colored the image with Copics. I went over the hearts with Spectrum Noir sparkle brush. I used Taylored Expressions postage die. Added the image to the red card designer paper and stamped the Simon Says sentiment and added some bling strips.

Challenges:
Time out #154 - affectionate
Crafty Hazelnut's Feb. pattern paper
A bit more time to craft #109 - anything goes
Love to scrap #130 - red / pink equal love
Dragonfly dreams - it's a love thing
Make my Monday #115 - I heart you
Everybody art #462 - color of love
Shopping our stash #413 - my heart is on fire
Try it on Tuesday - share the love
Simon Wednesday - with love
C.R.A.F.T. #543 - love / valentine
Cute card Thursday #620 - anything goes
Krafty chicks #493 - stamp/digi

Sunday, February 09, 2020

You are simply fabulous - Always fun #149

Monday February 10, 2020

Hello.. Time for another challenge over at 

Our theme this week is LOVE / VALENTINE

 For this card I used a large background stamp from Simon Says. I heat embossed the sentiments in white. I love all the awesome things that are mentioned in the background stamps. I then die cut the Spellbinder YOU 3 times and layered them. I stamped and heat embossed the My favorite things sentiment "are simply fabulous" and added to the card. I finished with some sequins and jewels.  Perfect love or Valentines card.

Challenges:
Word art Wednesday Wk. 424-425 - anything goes
Time out #154 - affectionate
A bit more time to craft #109 - anything goes
Love to scrap #130 - red / pink equal love
Dragonfly dreams - it's a love thing
Jan's digi stamps #7 - anything goes
Everybody art #462 - color of love
Shopping our stash #413 - my heart is on fire
Try it on Tuesday - share the love
Simon Wednesday - with love
C.R.A.F.T. #543 - love / valentine
Cute card Thursday #620 - anything goes
My time to craft #425 - love me do

Saturday, February 08, 2020

I'm itching for a playdate - Catch the bug

Saturday February 8, 2020

Hello.. Time for a new challenge over at Catch the bug
Saturdays theme is KIDS AT PLAY


I am using the image called Kidlet dog.. I thought this was so cute. She's dressed as a dog. I colored her with copics. I used Lil inker die. I added to a piece of designer paper and stamped the My favorite things sentient and added Pretty Pink Posh jewels. The sentiment fit the image and just was a fun card to create.

Challenges:
Word art Wednesday Wk. 424-425 - anything goes
A bit more time to craft #109 - anything goes
Jan's digi stamps #7 - anything goes
Digi choosday wk. 5 - anything goes
Watercooler Wednesday #257 - anything goes/feminine
Cute card Thursday #620 - anything goes
Krafty chicks #493 - stamp/digi
Polkadoodles wk. 6 - anything goes

Friday, February 07, 2020

You are always in my heart - Bugaboo Stamps Free Friday

Friday February 7, 2020

Hello.. It's Friday so it's Free Friday over at 
Check out the design teams creations over at


Just in time for Valentine's day you can pick up this cute image called Monkey Love handful of hearts. I colored the image with copics. I used Spectrum Noir sparkle brush on the hearts. I used My favorite things circle die and Quick quote ink around the edge. I found this heart designer paper and stamped the Simon Says sentiment with Stampin up ink. I added a few banners from scraps.

Challenges:
Word art Wednesday Wk. 424-425 - anything goes
Time out #154 - affectionate
Crafty Hazelnut's Feb. pattern paper
A bit more time to craft #109 - anything goes
Crafty animals #35 - anything goes
Creatalicious #180 - anything goes/ opt. hearts
Love to scrap #130 - red / pink equal love
Dragonfly dreams - it's a love thing
Paper craft #54- use two designer papers
Make my Monday #115 - I heart you
Crafting happiness #34 - anything goes / hearts
Everybody art #462 - color of love
Shopping our stash #413 - my heart is on fire

Thanks for bee-ing there - Crafty Catz #492



Friday February 7, 2020

Hello.. Time for another challenge over at 
Our theme this week is 
ANYTHING GOES / OPT. WET / DRY EMBOSSING


We have two sponsors this week.

prize

and our other sponsor this week is All Dressed Up. I am using Busy little bee
                                                     PRIZE 2 IMAGES OF WINNERS CHOICE

I used dry and wet embossing. I used Stampin up embossing folder then went over the raised area with Ranger ink. I then colored the image with copics. I went over her wings and skirt with Spectrum Noir sparkle brush. I used My favorite things rectangle die to cut her out. I added her to the embossed piece. I then used scraps and Simon Says die and added the honey comb to the card. I heat embossed the SS sentiment.

Challenges:
Word art Wednesday Wk. 424-425 - anything goes
Lil patch of crafty friends #125 - anything goes
A bit more time to craft #109 - anything goes
Jan's digi stamps #7 - anything goes
Digi choosday wk. 5 - anything goes
Watercooler Wednesday #257 - anything goes/feminine
Cute card Thursday #620 - anything goes
Krafty chicks #493 - stamp/digi


Wishing you the best - Colour Crazy Challenge Wk. 5

Tuesday February 7, 2020

Hello.. Welcome to my blog. Today over at 
Colour Crazy Challenge #5 we have a new challenge.
As always it's ANYTHING GOES.
just ask that you color your image.


Our sponsor is Ching-Chou Kuik


This image is called Love is in the air. I colored her with copics. I used Lil inker die and added to this awesome designer paper. I added the Simon Says sentiment and some sequins with Nuvo drops. I went over the balloons and flowers with Spectrum Noir sparkle brush.

Challenges:
(Pin)spirational #256 - happy birthday
Time out #154 - affectionate
Crafty Hazelnut's Feb. pattern paper
A bit more time to craft #109 - anything goes
Creatalicious #180 - anything goes/ opt. hearts
Dragonfly dreams - it's a love thing
The paper girls #193 - birthdays
Crafting happiness #34 - anything goes / hearts
Cute card Thursday #620 - anything goes
Krafty chicks #493 - stamp/digi

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Dreaming always of you - Aud Sentiments #244

Thursday February 6-17, 2020

Hello.. Welcome back and today over at
we have a new 2 week challenge.

our theme is LOVE / VALENTINE

Our sponsor for this challenge is Digi Doodles Studios


For my card I used Cup of love.. I colored the image with copics. I used Stampin up ink and Simon Says leaves and created the background  I fussy cut around her legs and added some stripe card stock. I added her to the gray mat and then the beautiful designer paper. I went over the hearts with Spectrum Noir sparkle brush and added the embossed SS sentiment.

Challenges:
Word art Wednesday Wk. 424-425 - anything goes
Time out #154 - affectionate
Creative fingers #178 - anything goes
A gem of a challenge wk. 3 - anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Feb. pattern paper
Lil patch of crafty friends #125 - anything goes
A bit more time to craft #109 - anything goes
Creatalicious #180 - anything goes/ opt. hearts
Dragonfly dreams - it's a love thing
Paper craft #54- use two designer papers
Make my Monday #115 - I heart you
Crafting happiness #34 - anything goes / hearts
Everybody art #462 - color of love
Simon Wednesday - with love

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Live Love Laugh - Bugaboo Stamps New Release

Tuesday February 4, 2020

Hello.. So hope your February is off to a good start.. Our weather in Washington state has been quite wet and warm. The daffodils are already about 6 inches up and ready to bloom at anytime.. I just hope we don't get a frost and they get killed off.  

So today is Tuesday so over at Bugaboo Stamps it's New Release.

Check out the design teams creations over at Catch the bug.


So this is Live Laugh Love.. I did a really light yellow for the background. It's hard to see. I also did light color in the butterflies and then added half pearls to the flower centers. I added this to a piece black card stock then to this pretty soft designer paper. I finished with a twine bow.

Challenges:
Lil patch of crafty friends #125 - anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's February - pattern paper
A bit more time to craft #109 - anything goes
Crafty animals #35 - anything goes
Dragonfly dreams - it's a love thing
Simon Monday - floral





Wishing we lived closer - Crafty Sentiments

Tuesday February 4, 2020

Hello.. Today over at Crafty Sentiments 
we have a new challenge.

Our theme this week is 
ANYTHING GOES


I am using the image called Kai.. I colored her with copics. I then used My favorite things die. I added her to some scraps of designer paper. I added a few punched leaves and bling. the sentiment is from Simon Says stamped on more scraps. 

Challenges:
Time out #154 - affectionate
Krafty chicks #492 - anything goes
Polkadoodles wk.5 - anything goes
QKR #383 - anything goes
Creative fingers #178 - anything goes
A gem of a challenge wk. 3 - anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Feb. pattern paper
A bit more time to craft #109 - anything goes
Dragonfly dreams - it's a love thing
Paper craft #54- use two designer papers

Sunday, February 02, 2020

Happy Birthday - Always Fun #148

Monday February 3, 2020

Hello.. I'm back today to share another card for the challenge over at Always Fun Challenge #148

Our theme this week is ANYTHING GOES

 For this card I stamped the Tech. Tuesday image two times on water color paper. I used Shinhan water color paints and painted the images and background. I stamped the Hero arts sentiment on a scrap. I added some jewels. This card was so simple to create and I love the purples. I may give this to my daughter who's birthday is this month and she loves purple. 

Challenges:
(Pin)spirational #256 - happy birthday
Lemon shortbread #112 - anything goes
Word art Wednesday Wk. 424-425 - anything goes
Simon Wednesday - anything goes
Watercooler Wednesday #256 - all about occasions
As you like it - warm or cool colors (warm- for the richness that warm colors bring, I am a summer person so the warm colors remind me of summer flowers with their rich warm colors)
Krafty chicks #492 - anything goes
QKR #383 - anything goes