Thursday, December 14, 2017

4 CC #381 {Christmas/Winter Critters}

 

Happy "4 Crafty Chicks" Thursday! 

This week, miss Nance is our challenge hostess and she's looking for some Christmas/Winter critters on our cards/projects....


At our November girls stamp club night, we did the shaving cream technique and added this cute sweater-wearing Christmas deer to our cards - perfect for this week's challenge! 


All supplies Stampin' Up! and idea was CASE'd from Pinterest...

Thanks for stopping in today - be sure to hop on over to the Hen House to see what the rest of the Chicks have created for you! Cheers!

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Friends Snooze - One Crazy Stamper


Hello everyone! Welcome back to my blog and another card for the monthly challenge with One Crazy StamperThe challenge this month is "Christmas/Winter." 



For this month, the Divas over at OCS will be showcasing older images and this week I am sharing "Friends Snooze"  with you all. These 2 are having a great siesta I am thinking lol...such a cute one! :D 



I stamped the image with my Momento Black ink, colored with copic markers, added some glitter to the snow and his hat....so fun! 



Card Recipe:

Stamps: Friends Snooze and Bold Warm Winter Wishes - High Hopes Rubber Stamps
Copic Markers: BG53, C1, C2, C4, E93, G28, G29, R24, R27, R29, YR14
Paper: XPress It! Copic Paper, Christmas polka dot paper
Extras: Misti, glitter, liquid glue, black ribbon

Be sure to hop on over to the One Crazy Stamper December Challenge HERE and link up your project with us! Cheers and happy crafting! 




Paper Sweeties 25 Days of Christmas Blog Hop - Day 12!


Welcome to day 12 of Paper Sweeties 25 Days of Christmas. I hope you've been joining us every day so far on the Paper Sweeties Blog for the links to the festive inspiration being shared on the blogs of my talented teammates. Today's daily special is 50% off all Sweet Chips Kits - using the coupon "holiday!"  



Today, I am sharing this cute Christmas card featuring the For You stamp set and Sweet Cuts as well as the Meet Me Under the Mistletoe Stamp set and Sweet Cuts:







For You Sweet Cuts



Meet me Under the Mistletoe stamp set



Meet Me Under the Mistletoe Sweet Cuts


If you haven't had a chance to start at the beginning of the hop, here is the complete list of stops:

  December 1st: *December Challenge Posts*
December 2nd: Nancy Salkeld
December 3rd: Visions of Sugarplums Holiday Hop
December 4th: Karen Letchworth
December 5th: Lori Turner
December 6th: Maria Patrick
December 7th: Larissa Heskett
December 8th: Winter Coffee Lovers' Blog Hop 
December 9th: Michelle Bala
December 10th: Kathy Schweinfurth
December 11th: Mackie Robertson
December 12th: Lori Turner
December 13th: *December Planner Posts* 
December 14th: Maria Patrick
December 15th: Michele Henderson 
December 16th: Nancy Salkeld
December 17th: Karen Letchworth
December 18th: Jinny Newlin
December 19th: Lilian Forsyth
December 20th: Debbie Marcinkiewicz
December 21st: Kathy Schweinfurth
December 22nd: Lisa Bzibziak
December 23rd:  Karen Letchworth
December 24th:  Lisa Bzibziak
December 25th:  Debbie Marcinkiewicz

Don't forget, you can hop on over and enter our December challenge going on - this inspiration photo is such a cute one!! Happy crafting!



Don't miss out on a single day of Paper Sweeties 25 Days of Christmas.  Tomorrow my creative teammies from the Planner Team will be sharing some special pages using some of their most favorite Paper Sweeties Christmas products. I really encourage you to stop by Paper Sweeties every day to see what's new!  

Monday, December 11, 2017

Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge #269


This week over at Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge, miss Debbie is our hostess and she's issuing a color challenge:


I chose the dark green, lighter green and red colors and this card was created at my ladies monthly stamping group - idea was case'd from Pinterest:


here's an up close:


Thank you so much for stopping in today - be sure to hop on over to the challenge blog to see what the rest of the Merry Makers have created for you! Happy crafting!





Friday, December 8, 2017

2017 Winter Coffee Lovers Bloghop - Christmas Cheer!

"It's the MOST wonderful time of the year......" did ya start singing?!? I love that song....and well, it really *IS* the most wonderful time of the year - it's time for the Winter Coffee Lovers Bloghop! Whoop! Whoop! Who doesn't LOVE coffee and crafts?!?

I am off of work for a week so I am hoping to get some serious java-filled-crafty-goodness pumped out over the next week...in between decorating the house and putting up the tree. Yes, I know - GASP! my tree isn't up yet!!! 

For my 1st project for the hop, I decided to do a tribute to the red Christmas cups that Starbucks usually puts out - I have YET to get a fancy drink this season, but I am sure that will be rectified soon as I need to get shopping ;)


All supplies for this card are from Stampin' Up! (except the YNS gumdrops). The cup was stamped on Real Red, Crumb Cake and Whisper White with Crumb Cake and Real Red stamp pads - then cut out with the matching dies. The gorgeous paper is from the Merry Moments 6x6 paper pad.


 I hope you have been hopping along and leaving comments.... lots of great prizes up for grabs from our list of amazing sponsors!


Card Supplies:

Stamps: Merry Cafe - Stampin' Up!
Paper: Whisper White, Real Red, Crumb Cake, Merry Moments - Stampin' Up!
Ink: Crumb Cake, Real Red - Stampin' Up!
Accessories: Crumb Cake ribbon, Your Next Stamp red gumdrops, Coffee Cups Framelits dies - Stampin' Up!, foam squares 

That's it for me today - be sure to stay tuned as I will be making more yummy coffee-themed projects over the next few days! Be sure to start at the beginning of the hop HERE and leave comments for a chance to win some amazing prizes! Link up with us and earn even more chances to win! CHEERS!

Thursday, December 7, 2017

4 CC #380 {Monochrome}


Happy "4 Crafty Chicks" Thursday everyone!

This week, it is miss Leanne's turn to play challenge hostess and she is wanting to see the following theme for your projects this week:

4 CC #380 {Monochrome}

My card was made at our ladies stamping club night a couple weeks ago using Stampin' Up! products and the idea case'd from Pinterest:


We used a stencil and sponge to create our striped background and embossed the image and sentiment with black embossing powder - a nice, CAS yet elegant card!


Thanks so much for stopping in today - be sure to hop on over to the hen house HERE to see what our amazing Guest Designer and the rest of the Chicks have in store for you! Cheers!

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Snowflakes for U!


Hello everyone! Welcome back to my blog and another card for the monthly challenge with One Crazy StamperThe challenge this month is "Christmas/Winter." 



For this month, the Divas over at OCS will be showcasing older images and this week I am sharing ""Snowflakes for U"  with you all. This image melts my heart - I am a HUGE snowman lover! :D 



I stamped the image with my Momento Black ink, colored with copic markers, added some glitter to the snow and his hat, then embossed the red Warm Winter Wishes with red glittery embossing powder....so fun! 



Card Recipe:

Stamps: Snowflakes for U - High Hopes Rubber Stamps
Copic Markers: BG45, BG49, C2, C4, C6, E31, E33, E35, E47, G14, G17, G19, R24, R27, R29, YR14, YR16
Paper: XPress It! Copic Paper, YNS Winter Plaid designer paper
Extras: Misti, YNS gumdrops, glitter, liquid glue, red glittery embossing powder, Versamark pad

Be sure to hop on over to the One Crazy Stamper December Challenge HERE and link up your project with us! Cheers and happy crafting! 




Monday, December 4, 2017

Paper Sweeties 25 Days of Christmas Designer Blog Hop!


Welcome to day 5 of Paper Sweeties 25 Days of Christmas. I hope you've been joining us every day so far on the Paper Sweeties Blog for the links to the festive inspiration being shared on the blogs of my talented teammates. Today's daily special is 50% off all Sweet Chips Kits - NO COUPON NECESSARY!! 



Today, I am sharing this cute Christmas card featuring the adorable mittens from the sweet cuts "Stitched Tags #2" and the sentiment is from You Better Not Pout...




Stitched Tags #2



You Better Not Pout



Strawberry Sequins



If you haven't had a chance to start at the beginning of the hop, here is the complete list of stops:

  December 1st: *December Challenge Posts*
December 2nd: Nancy Salkeld
December 3rd: Visions of Sugarplums Holiday Hop
December 4th: Karen Letchworth
December 5th: Lori Turner
December 6th: Maria Patrick
December 7th: Larissa Heskett
December 8th: Winter Coffee Lovers' Blog Hop 
December 9th: Michelle Bala
December 10th: Kathy Schweinfurth
December 11th: Mackie Robertson
December 12th: Lori Turner
December 13th: *December Planner Posts* 
December 14th: Maria Patrick
December 15th: Michele Henderson 
December 16th: Nancy Salkeld
December 17th: Karen Letchworth
December 18th: Jinny Newlin
December 19th: Lilian Forsyth
December 20th: Debbie Marcinkiewicz
December 21st: Kathy Schweinfurth
December 22nd: Lisa Bzibziak
December 23rd:  Karen Letchworth
December 24th:  Lisa Bzibziak
December 25th:  Debbie Marcinkiewicz

Don't forget, you can hop on over and enter our December challenge going on - this inspiration photo is such a cute one!! Happy crafting!



Don't miss out on a single day of Paper Sweeties 25 Days of Christmas.  Tomorrow my creative friend, Maria Patrick, will be sharing a special Paper Sweeties Christmas project using some of her most favorite Paper Sweeties Christmas products. I really encourage you to stop by Paper Sweeties every day to see what's new!  

Friday, December 1, 2017

Paper Sweeties Challenge December 2017


This month at Paper Sweeties, we have a brand new challenge for you - the holidays are soon approaching and there's no better time to create cards to mail out - and we've got an awesome inspiration photo for your jump off point:


I am sharing a card I made using the sweet cuts "Stitched Tags #3" and the newly released "You Better Not Pout" stamp set! Soooo fun! 



Please be sure to check out what the rest of my Paper Sweeties team mates have created for you - sooo much amazing talent - then be sure to come play with us!

Debbie Marcinkiewicz – Paper Sweeties

Be sure to join us DECEMBER 1st through DECEMBER 25th for our annual 25 Days of Christmas Designer Blog Hop where we will be showcasing special holiday projects each day to help spark your creativity for card making, scrapbooking, home decor and holiday gift giving!  Jinny (link above) is showcasing the most ADORABLE homemade apple butter gifts today on her blog that you will surely want to make for your family and friends!  BONUS: bookmark this blog and follow us daily ... there 'may be' some extra special treats and giveaways hidden in the daily blog posts especially for YOU this holiday season!!!


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Products used on my card:


You Better Not Pout



Stitched Tags #3

Thank you so much for stopping in today! Happy crafting!

December Challenge at One Crazy Stamper!


Hello everyone! Welcome back to my blog and another card for the monthly challenge with One Crazy StamperThe challenge this month is "Christmas/Winter." 



For this month, the Divas over at OCS will be showcasing older images and this week I am sharing "Chilly Penguin"  and "Simple Winter Tree" with you all - I had so much fun paper piecing this card together! :D 



I stamped the image with my Momento Black ink, colored with copic markers then paper pieced the penguin's hat and scarf along with the trees for the background. 


Card Recipe:

Stamps: Chilly Penguin, Simple Winter Tree - High Hopes Rubber Stamps
Copic Markers: C5, C7, C9, YR14, YR16
Extras: Misti, scissors, foam squares, MFT Christmas die, hills die

Be sure to hop on over to the One Crazy Stamper December Challenge HERE and link up your project with us! Cheers and happy crafting!