Thursday, September 29, 2016

4 CC #318 {Anything Goes}


Happy "4 Crafty Chicks" Thursday! This is a fun challenge for us Chicks as it is our "Crazy Egg" challenge since there are 5 Thursdays in this month. Miss Tamie is our challenge hostess and it's always ANYTHING GOES....


Here is another card from the Stampin' Up! card kit Oh Happy Day - it sure was fun to make and it will bring a smile to someone's face on their birthday :) 

Be sure to hop on over to the Hen House and see what the other Chicks have created for you...we'd love it if you would come play along - cheers!! 

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Guest Designer at Digital Delights!!

Welcome back to my blog everyone! Today I am so excited to announce that I am a Guest Designer over at Digital Delights! They have amazing challenges and SUCH adorable images! Thanks ladies for having me...

I was so lucky to be able to choose an image from the shop and decided on this cutie, Sorceress Samantha, since Halloween is right around the corner!! 


And here is the complete card. I used a sentiment from one of the Halloween Sentiments Set II - perfect for Samantha :) 


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Addicted to Stamps - Holidays
Crafty Creations - Halloween
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes

Thank you so much, Larelyn and the rest of the gang over at Digital Delights for having me - I will definitely be playing again and getting more of these adorable images! xoxoxo

Thank you again for popping in to see what I have been up to and be sure to skip on over to the Digital Delights by Louby Loo blog to come play along! 

Join me for a "cuppa" in the Fall Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!


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This month over at Paper Sweeties, Debbie has this bright, vibrant color challenge for us to play along with and I wanted to incorporate my card into the Coffee Lover's Fall Blog hop as well - so I was thinking of the vibrant leaves and colors of fall while making this one (it's a far shot - but I'm going with it LMAO!) 


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 I dug out my coffee sets and dies and got busy! I used Coffee, Yes Please dies and stamp set, Eat Cake stamp set and dies, With Love Sweet Cuts and for my sentiment, I used the Sweet Borders Sweet Cuts dies
 

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes
 Deep Ocean Challenge - Anything Goes

Thank you for stopping in again today to see what I've been up to - See you tomorrow for our Crazy Egg challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks xoxoxo

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Digi Choosday at Polkadoodles - Blue Christmas Decorations

Hello, everyone - welcome back to my blog!


It's time for Digi Choosday at Polkadoodles

Every Tuesday is Digi Choosday and this means you can visit the blog to get a special discount code that is only available for 24 hours. Each week, it is an ANYTHING GOES challenge with an optional "twist" and this week, it is "Blue Christmas Decoration." 


For my card this week, I decided to go a very CAS route with a dry embossed background (with cute Christmas ornaments) then added this very pretty blue bauble and sentiment from the new Festive Christmas downloadable collection....



The Polkadoodles downloads are easy, fun and extremely versatile! You literally get hundreds of images, embellies, papers, sentiments etc that you can make OODLES of projects with! Come check them out and play along with us this week! There are many collections to choose from and just for you today you can grab the discount code here.


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes

Get Creative Challenges - Embossing
Holly Jolly Christmas - Embossing
Christmas Card Challenges - Anything Goes

 I hope you will come play along with us at Digi Choosday Challenge Blog


Don't forget to check out what my super-talented teammies have created just for you with their amazing DT projects....

Why not join our Polkadoodles groups on Facebook to keep up with all the news and releases?

Monday, September 26, 2016

This Girl Runs on... COFFEE!

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I am back with another yummy coffee card for the 2016 Fall Coffee Lovers Blog Hop! This go-round, I dug out my coffee cup die from Penny Black, my Autumn Flowers paper pad from Hampton Arts, (including a PLAID since that seems to be all the rage right now), and "Coffee" stamp set from Verve Stamps and got busy!


I decided to distress the coffee cup and papers a bit with some distress ink and I popped up the coffee cup with foam tape. The circle dies behind the cup and the "coffee" die are from Your Next Stamp...

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Love to Scrap - Anything Goes
The Corrosive Challenge - Anything Goes
World Wide Open DT - Anything Goes

Thanks again for popping in to see what I've been up to - if you haven't had a chance to hop with everyone over at the Fall Coffee hop - you really should. There are some UH-MAY-ZING projects and some awesome sales/discounts/freebies! Cheers!

Merry Monday #215 {Dark/Light Pinks, Grey or Silver}


Welcome back to another wonderful, "pretty" inspirational challenge this week from Merry Monday. Miss Kristie is back this week as our Guest Designer and boy, what a lovely photo she's sharing with us to use as our jump off point!


I colored up this cutie-pa-tootie "Holiday Cheer Snowman" from Jennifer Nilsson in pinks and grey and then layered him on grey - SO CUTE! 


I decided to dry emboss the light pink background panel for some added texture and the sentiment is from a Neat and Tangled.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

The Challenge - Christmas Inspiration Photo
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenges - Dry Embossing and Piercing
Christmas Card Challenges - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Get Creative - Embossing (I used dry)

Thank you so much for stopping in today - be sure to hop on over and say HELLO to Kristie and the rest of the Merry Makers - their creations are gonna blow you away!!! Cheers!


Sunday, September 25, 2016

Hello, Friend!


Hello everyone! I am sharing another "for-fun" card I made the other day while chillaxin' in my craft room...I had some stamped images all colored up already so I just sat down and got busy and put some cards together after scouring the challenges that were out there. I came across this awesome, funky sketch from Paper Play Sketches and got to work:


This cutie patootie is from High Hope Stamps and it's called "Sally Takes a Selfie." 

Here's a close up of my image:


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Robyn's Fettish - Use an embossing folder 
Corrosive Challenges - Anything Goes
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes

Thanks so much for stopping in today - I'll be back tomorrow with another installment from Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenges - I am off to work in the yard today and get everything tucked away for winter. Have an amazing day!

Friday, September 23, 2016

Seize the Birthday and Freshly Made Sketches


I had a bit of time to muck around in my craft room a couple days ago and created a few "just for fun" cards - I really enjoy those when I get some time to do them! This card is for the Seize the Birthday challenge of "Anything Goes" 


...and the funky, cool sketch is from Freshly Made Sketches:


 Here is my card combining both challenges:


Card Supplies: Stamps: Art Impressions and Paper Sweeties
Paper: SU! and Doodlebug paper pad
Accessories: Copic Markers, pearls, stitched rectangle dies

I would also like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
Digital Delights - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping in today - I will be back later on with another fun card! Cheers!

Girls Just Wanna Have "COFFEE"

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Hello everyone! It's time for the Fall Coffee Lovers Blog Hop! I look forward to these blog hops every quarter of the year - I get to create "coffee themed" cards and I also get to do a bit of crafty goodness shopping! I love seeing all the amazing coffee-related crafty products out there....

For my card, I colored up "Coffee Talk" from High Hope Stamps in fall colors - reminds me of my best friend, Leanne, and I having an awesome visit over some strong, dark, delicious coffee! Here's a close up:


And here is the inside using some yummy goodness from Verve:


Well, there you have it! I am hoping to get back into the craft room before the hop is over and create a few more :) In the mean time, hop on over HERE and check out the link up and all the AMAZING sponsors for this hop! Happy coffee'ing, hopping and crafting! Cheers!

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Favorite Color Combo at As You Like It


Welcome back to my blog :) It's time for another 2-week challenge over at As You Like It. This week, we are looking for your favorite color combo....



The sponsor of this challenge is

£12 gift voucher



This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using 
your Favourite Colour Combo (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.


I have always loved black, teal and fuschia (hot pink) together - or 2 of them on their own ... they are bright and bold and the black finishes them off perfectly! Stamps, paper and embellies all from Stampin' Up!

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes

Come on over to the challenge blog HERE to see what favorite color combos the rest of my talented team mates have made for you...

4 CC #317 {Autumn Colors}


Happy "4 Crafty Chicks" Thursday everyone....this week it is my turn to bring you the challenge and I am wanting to see some AUTUMN COLORS since it is my favorite season. The colors are so rich, and warm ...


I bought a new paper pack back in July when Leanne was visiting for the weekend and I used the designer paper and a die from Stampin' Up! to finish it off...I layered it on Kraft cardstock, added some colored gum drops and done! ;) I love the muted colors in this paper pack - so beautiful...

I am entering this card in the following challenges:

Colour Q - fall colors
Creative Moments - Fall Colors
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp (Wednesday Challenge) - Anything Goes
AUD Sentiments - Fall Colors/Sentiment
Paper Players - CAS/Taste of Fall

Be sure to come on over to the hen house and see what the rest of the Chicks have created for you - you will not be disappointed...

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

All Wrapped Up at Digi Choosday!


Happy Monday - welcome back to my blog! This week over at Digi Choosday, the challenge is "ANYTHING GOES" but the design team has a "Red and Green/All Wrapped Up" theme to follow - so you can create anything - either with the theme or not - your possibilities are endless! 


My make this week is made using "Christmas Gift" from the Twiggy and Toots Festive Collection from Polkadoodles! He is a pre-colored digi that I cut out using a stitched rectangle die and layered on black cardstock to make the colors pop...the sentiment is also from the Festive Collection CD.

Here's a close up of the cute image:


The Polkadoodles downloads are easy, fun and extremely versatile! You literally get hundreds of images, embellies, papers, sentiments etc that you can make OODLES of projects with! Come check them out and play along with us this week! There are many collections to choose from and just for you today you can grab the discount code here.


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Love to Scrap - Anything Goes
Glitter 'n Sparkle - Anything Goes
Corrosive Challenges - Anything Goes

 I hope you will come play along with us at Digi Choosday Challenge Blog
Don't forget to check out what my super-talented teammies have created just for you with their amazing DT projects....

Why not join our Polkadoodles groups on Facebook to keep up with all the news and releases?





Thursday, September 15, 2016

4 CC #316 {Twine}


Welcome back to another challenge from 4 Crafty Chicks! This week, miss Tamie is our challenge hostess and she is issuing the following challenge for us all:

4 CC #316 {Twine}


I added some sunshine yellow twine to my sentiment label - the card is from the awesome Stampin' Up! kit called Oh Happy Day.

Be sure to hop on over and see what the rest of the Chicks have in store for you! You will not be disappointed...

Monday, September 12, 2016

Digi Choosday Week #37 {Ribbons and Lace/Anything Goes}


Welcome back to my blog everyone! This week over at Digi Choosday, the challenge is "ANYTHING GOES" but the design team has a "Ribbons and Lace" theme to follow - so you can create anything - either with the theme or not - your possibilities are endless! 


My make this week is made using "Wishes" from the Winnie Fruit Punch collection from Polkadoodles! She is a pre-colored digi and I fussy cut her out and popped her up on top of a paper lace heart, added some satin ribbon, flowers and pearls and wa-laaa!

Here's a close up of sweet Wishes:


The Polkadoodles downloads are easy, fun and extremely versatile! You literally get hundreds of images, embellies, papers, sentiments etc that you can make OODLES of projects with! Come check them out and play along with us this week! There are many collections to choose from and just for you today you can grab the discount code here.


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Love to Scrap - Use 2 or more flowers 
The Corrosive Challenge - Anything Goes
A Gem of a Challenge - Ribbon or Lace or twine

 I hope you will come play along with us at Digi Choosday Challenge Blog
Don't forget to check out what my super-talented teammies have created just for you with their amazing DT projects....

Why not join our Polkadoodles groups on Facebook to keep up with all the news and releases?



Merry Monday #213

Happy Monday everyone! It's time for another week of "Merry Monday" and that means one more Christmas card done and in the stash ready for the holidays! Whoop! Whoop! 

This week, miss Debbie is our wonderful challenge hostess and she's given us this gorgeous inspiration photo to get our ideas from:


I went with the red/white theme and combined some supplies from a Paper Sweeties card kit to make this gorgeous 4 x 4 note card: 


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes
Crafts Galore - Anything Goes

I hope you will hop on over to the Merry Monday Christmas Challenge blog and see what the rest of the Merry Makers have in store for you - you will be AMAZED!!!