Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Welcome Baby!

Good morning!  It's Tuesday Throwdown day!  Our challenge is sponsored this week by My Grafico and the theme is to make a one-layer card. 

 It was so hard not to add some ribbon!  ;)  This cute image is from My Grafico.  I wanted to keep it really simple, so I only colored in a few spots.  The sentiment I made with Bradley Hand font.  The dots are glue dots with glitter.  I embossed some lines down the side and across the bottom, using my Martha Stewart score board, but they don't show up very well in the pictures.  Be sure to heard over to Tuesday Throwdown and check out all the beautiful inspiration, then join in the fun!

This card entered here:

My Craft Spot - polka dots
Party Time Tuesdays - anything goes
Try It On Tuesday - celebrations (new baby)
Creative Creations - less is more

I'd Be Lost Without You!

Hello Blog Buddies!   It's been awhile since I welcomed new followers and I see that we have almost reached 100!  Wow!  Welcome to all of you and thank you for joining me here!  When I first started this I seriously doubted I would get 15 or 20.  How exciting!   When we do hit 100, I will have a giveaway to celebrate, so keep an eye out for it!

It's time for another challenge at Creative Craft Challenges and we are having a recipe challenge this time.  Use 1 image, 1 sentiment, 2 patterned papers and 2 different embellishments. 

I used a Whoopsi Daisy image, a sentiment I created in Microsoft WORD, papers from Provo Craft and , and my 2 embellishments are buttons and ribbon/tag.
I colored the image with Spectrum Noir markers

The sentiment is printed on Safemat paper and adhered onto a tag cut with Tags, Bags, Boxes and More.  

Well, I've had a great time working with the Creative Craft Challenges team, but this will be our last challenge for awhile.  Life gets really busy sometimes and Sandra, our blog leader, is just covered up with things happening right now.  So after this challenge we will be taking an extended break, so please come over and join us for this last challenge!  Hope to see you there!

This card entered here:

Kaboodle Doodles - Baby it's cold outside
Craftitude - something fluffy
Crafts for Eternity - tic tac toe - blue/buttons/white
Party Time Tuesdays - anything goes
Pile It On - animals
Artistic Inspirations - animals

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Happy Retirement

Hello!  Today I would like to share a card I was asked to make for a retirement.  It was a little tricky as the retirement is state required and the man isn't really happy about it.  I didn't think a "congratulations" type card was in order, so I went with this:

 With ALL the paper pads I have stashed away, I just didn't find the paper I wanted, so I used Stampin' Up stamp pads Chocolate and Berry to make stripes, then I lightly brushed the Chocolate pad over the stripes to blend.

This digi stamp is from Beccy's Place.

I made both sentiments on my computer.  With a little bit of black sheer ribbon and 3 black metal brad tops, it's complete!  Sure hope he likes it!

Thanks for stopping by!  I've entered this card here:

Addicted to Stamps - flowers
Challenges for Everybody - anything goes
Dream Valley Crafts - no designer paper
Beccy's Place - anything with her images
Aud Sentiments - any sentiment
Crafting with Dragonflies - anything goes
Polkadoodles - anything goes
Try It On Tuesdays - celebrations (retirement)

Linda is giving away a sillouhette over at The Paper Boutique!  Check it out here!  Be quick, it's over at midnight tonight!

Saturday, January 18, 2014

You Roped My Heart

Welcome to my blog for the first challenge of the year at My Sheri Crafts!  Sheri herself has set the challenge for us this time and the theme is "Delightful Digis" - use a digital stamp on your project.  

I found this cute little cowboy in free coloring pages and I've looked and looked for him and can't find him again!  I colored him with Spectrum Noir markers.

I pulled out my Cricut markers and printed the sentiment with the Wild West cartridge.  I haven't used them in a long time!  The heart was cut out with Lovestruck cartridge and inked.   Added a little ribbon and a little bling and I was done!

Thanks for stopping by!  Please head over to My Sheri Crafts and see all the great inspiration there and join in the fun!  We have a new blog award button and it's awesome!!!

I've entered this card here:

Aud Sentiments - use any sentiment
Craftitude - Anything goes or ribbons & pearls
Die Cuttin' Divas - Out with the Old, In with the New (Old-ribbon, papers; New-digi, black bling, Cricut markers haven't been used in over 6 months)
Pile It On - Holidays/Celebrations
Polka Doodles - For the Boys
The Stamping Boutique - Valentines
Alphabet Challenge - Y for Young
Jo's Scrapshack - It's a Love Thing
Simply Create, Too - Valentines
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Charisma Cardz - It's a Boy Thing
Little Miss Muffet - fussy cutting

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Bee My Honey!

Hi!  It's Team A's turn over at Tuesday Throwdown and this week our theme is "Wild About You" and we need to use stripes.  Our sponsor is Lawn Fawn and we were blessed to receive a stamp of our choice to use on our project.  I used this fun Honeycomb background stamp from the "Interlocking Backdrops" set for my stripes  in my project.  
 I stamped the "honeycomb" again on another piece of paper then printed my sentiment on it.  I used George and Basic Shapes cartridge to cut the tag and made my jump ring with some gold wire.  

These bees are from "The Cutting Cafe", colored with Spectrum Noir and I added theses fun googly eyes.  

The inside sentiment is cut with the Holiday Cakes cartridge.

    There you go!  Now I hope you'll come on over and join in the "Wild About You" fun!

This card entered here:

Craftitude - anything goes or ribbons & pearls
Pile It On - Holidays/Celebrations
LEJ Designs - anything goes
Card Mania - anything goes
Imagination Crafts - anything goes