Friday, April 18, 2014

Cut It Up Challenge #43: Birthday cards

Hello there!  It's time for another challenge on the Cut It Up Challenge blog :-)  The theme this time around is Birthday cards.  Can you ever really have enough of them on hand??!  LOL!  This challenge runs from today until April 30th.

Our wonderful sponsors are:
"Sparkly Sweet Craft Notions" By Beckie

Prize:  May Arts Ribbon Trio package :-)

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Prize:  $15.00 Store credit :-)

This fun card is for a niece!

Side step cardbase
The Paper Studio - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - all patterned papers
Rock Princess Cricut cart - Kim @ 3 1/2", Sweet 16 @1" , Isabella @ 1" (letters were welded in CCR)
Plantin Schoolbook - heart @ 4"
Lavender, Crystal, Fruit Punch Stickles
The Paper Studio - embossing folder

Thanks for stopping by today!  Come play along with us at Cut It Up!


Monday, April 14, 2014

That's How I Roll

Hello there!  I recently found the Car Decals cartridge at a great price :-)  I've made my first card with it.  Too fun!  I'm also the hostess over at SBC today.

5" square cardbase in Kraft
The Paper Studio - Little Boys and Their Toys- all patterned papers
Car Decals Cricut cart - teen boy2 @ 3 1/2"
brown bling
Wink of Stella pen - GL Blue
Stickles - orange peel
pop dots

Thanks for stopping by today!


Friday, April 11, 2014

Catch the Bug--Stella Says Sketch # 207

Hello there!  I'm playing along with Bugaboo's Catch the Bug-Stella Says Sketch challenge #207.  Here is the sketch:
Here is what I came up with :-)

Bugaboo Digi - Bunny and Chick topper
The Paper Studio - All Seasons - patterned paper
Elegant Edges Cricut cart - Lace edge @4"  using the oblong frame feature
pearl bling
Diamond Stickles
white lace trim
The Paper Studio - Holiday headlines stamp set

Thanks for stopping by today!


I've entered this card into a few more challenges:
  Crafting with Dragonflies #23:  Easter - card or anything
  Robyn's Fetish #206:  Easter
  Glitter and Sparkle #79:  Pearls and Lace
  Cards in Envy:  Hippity Hoppity Easter's on it's way-A2
  Card Mania #64:  Easter
  Crafting From the Heart #13:  Easter
  Dream Valley #79:  Easter
 The Paper Shelter #153:  Easter time
  Creative Fingers # 31:  Anything Goes
  Open Minded Crafting #7 Animal Antics
  Crafty Catz #226:  Animals
  613 Ave Create #66:  Anything Goes optional twist :  Spring

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Christmas Challenges (with Sketches) #118

Hello there!  I recently stumbled upon some all Christmas, all-the-time challenge blogs.  So fun!  And what a great idea to help get some Christmas cards done before the busy holiday season is upon us.  So, I created this card for the following Christmas blog challenges:

Christmas Challenges (with Sketches) #118
Christmas Stampin' All Year Long:  #5 Lots of Layers
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge #171:  Seeing Red  I WON!  YAY!
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Extra:  April- Anything Goes

And here is the card I came up with.

Bugaboo Digi - Christmas Brat Girl Elf
The Paper Studio - I Believe in Santa - red patterned papers
The Paper Studio - Daydream Doodle - green dot paper
Elegant Edges Cricut cart - snowflake border @1"
American Crafts - Snickerdoodle stamp set
watercolor pencils
pop dots
Diamond Stickles

Thanks for stopping by today.


I'm also entering this card into the following challenges:
  Southern Girls #89:  Earn your stripes
  Through the Craft Room Door- Anything Goes
  4 Crafty Chicks #189:  Use polka dots

Birthday boy!

Hello there!  I've got a cute little boy birthday card to share with you today.  It's a fun fold card and I'm using a Bugaboo digi image.  Love this little guy!
Bugaboo Digi Stamp - Deacon cake
watercolor pencils
The Paper Studio - Little Boys and Their Toys stack - orange star paper
Cuttlebug embossing folder - happy birthday
Diamond Stickles (on the frosting)

Thanks for stopping by today!


I'm entering this card into the following challenges:
  Love to Create #110:  Anything goes for kids
  Suzy Bee's Blooming Challenge #23:  Anything Goes
  Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Meljen's Designs Challenge #204: 4th Anniversary

Hello there!  Meljen's Designs is celebrating their 4th birthday.  YAY!  The challenge is to use their digital image that is free on their site for a limited time.  Visit their challenge blog here to play along :-)

Here's what I came up with.  It's a fun fold card.  I'm also the hostess on the Scrapbook Blessings Club blog today.  You can find a tutorial of this fun fold cardbase there. 

Meljen's Designs digi image
DCWV - Sweet Stack - patterned papers
Impression Obsession - Mini Messages stamp set
Diamond Stickles
Cuttlebug embossing folder - Retro Kitchen set
paperclip - Oriental Trading Co

Thanks for stopping by today.


I've also entered this into these challenges:
  4 Crafty Chicks #188:  Color a stamped image
  Come and Get It:  Bears in mind
  Craftitude #62:  Anything Goes
  Creative Knockouts #31:  For a Child
  Love to Create #110:  Anything goes for kids

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Scrapbook Blessings Club #17: Flowers

Hello there!  It's time for another challenge on the Scrapbook Blessings Club.  This time it's homemade flowers.  Easy, right?!!  There are a ton of videos on utube to check out if you've never tried to make your own flowers. 

Our sponsor this time is Scrapping for Less:
The prize is a flower pack.

I've decided to try my first real mixed media project.  I've used a 7 1/2" frame.  I love how it turned out.
Close up of the flowers.
Recollections - black floral lace paper (black & white)
scraps of paper for flowers
DecoArt Dimensional effects
Prima stencil - waterdrops
Distress ink - worn lipstick
Heidi Swapp Color Shine - teal
Artisan Wings - mistable butterfly
pink sequins
Glossy Accents
Diamond Stickles
Teresa Collins Sophisticated Cricut cart - flower @2"
Plantin Schoolbook Cricut cart- circle @ 2", 2 1/2", 1 3/4"

Thanks for stopping by today!  Come play along with us at SBC.


I've entered my mixed media project in the following challenges:
  Pinque Peacock #4:  flowers
  Craftitude #62 :  Anything Goes
  Hobby Cutz #42:  Flora and Fauna