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Monday, March 31, 2014

Celebrate Nest w/ Eggs Tag

Please click here to enter Cuttin' & Stampin' Ch 14-12 Paper Piecing. Click here to see my Paper Piecing Butterflies Card.

Please click here to enter One Stitch At A Time Ch206 Anything Goes. Please click here for my Rain or Shine Card.


Created this Tag using:
1. Tim Holtz Tag die
2. TH Easter Blueprint Nest stamp
3. Paper Smooches Feathers die
4. PS Bold Buzzwords sentiment
5. Glossy accents
6. raffia



























Supplies List 


die: Paper Smooches Feathers
Glossy accents: added on eggs
ink: Memento - Bahama Blue, Rhubarb Stalk, VersaFine Onyx Black
paper: cardstock - Kraft, blues
raffia: yellow
stamp: Paper Smooches Bold Buzzwords
Tim Holtz: die - Tag , Distress Ink - walnut stain, stamp - Easter Blueprints

Entering this into the following challenges:


3/31 DLART Thankful Mar Linky Anything Goes Ch UE 1Eperday 3/1 

4/4 Jos Scrap Shack FFC#43 Tag you're it! 3E(#2) 3/28  
   heard that a Tag was ok even though challenge indicates Mini Tag Album
 
4/5 Paper Smooches 3/30-4/5 Anything Goes (wk 5) Ch  Paper Smooches Stamps.Com     UE 3/30 















4/6 Simon Says Stamp Mon Anything Goes 5E(#1) 3/31


4/6 Stamped Blessings Amusing Ch Anything Goes 2E(#2) 3/30

4/8 More Than Favors Wacky Wed #87 Spring Theme UE 3/19

4/11 My Sheri Crafts Ch#130 Celeb Easter Anything But a Card 3E(#2) 3/29 

4/13 Craftin Desert Divas Craft It Up & Linky Party #28 Anything Goes UE 3/31

4/16 Paper Smooches Guest Designer Search - May UE 4/3 

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Chick Easter Tag

Please click here to enter Cuttin' & Stampin' Ch 14-12 Paper Piecing. Click here to see my Paper Piecing Butterflies Card.

Please click here to enter One Stitch At A Time Ch206 Anything Goes. Please click here for my Rain or Shine Card.


Created this Easter Tag using:
1. Create A Critter Cricut cartridge for chick & egg
2. Tim Holtz Tag die
3. craft lounge stamp for sentiment
4. sponged on Versamark & Stamp N Plus yellow chalk on cracked edge of egg pieces
5. flower buttons
6. ribbon
7. wiggle eyes


























Supplies List 


buttons: 2 blue flower
chalk: Stamp N Plus yellow
Cricut cartridge: Create A Critter 3 1/2" Chick, Egg
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black, VersaMark
paper:  the Paper Studio Tweet Tweet Chicks scrapbook paper, 
   cardstock -Kraft., orange, off-white, yellows
ribbon: Easter 2012 boxed ribbon assortment
stamp:craft lounge Hey Chick sentiment
Tim Holtz: die - Tag 
wiggle eyes: 7mm

Entering this into the following challenges:


3/30 Craftin Desert Divas Craft It Up & Linky Party #27 Buttons, Ribbon, Twine or Brads (use at least 2) UE 3/17
3/30 Fantabulous Cricut Ch263 Bye Bye Birdie 3E(#1) 3/24
3/30 Stamped Blessings Amusing Ch Sponging 2E(#1) 3/23

4/1 Simon Says Stamp Wed Anything Goes w/ Buttons 5E(#3) 3/26

 
4/4 Hiding In My Craft Room HIMCR #143 Freestyle! 3E(#3) 3/29
4/4 Jos Scrap Shack FFC#43 Tag you're it! 3E(#1) 3/28  
   heard that a Tag was ok even though challenge indicates Mini Tag Album
4/4 Little Scrap Pieces Show it Off Sat Linky Party 1E(#1) 3/29

4/5 Chalk-Ah-Lot Cafe Anything w/ Chalk 3E(#2) 3/23

4/6 Stamped Blessings Amusing Ch Anything Goes 2E(#1) 3/30

4/8 More Than Favors Wacky Wed #87 Spring Theme UE 3/19

4/11 My Sheri Crafts Ch#130 Celeb Easter Anything But a Card 3E(#1) 3/29

I'm Here for You Rain or Shine Card - OSAAT DT Ch206 Anything Goes

Please click here to enter Cuttin' & Stampin' Ch 14-12 Paper Piecing. Click here to see my Paper Piecing Butterflies Card.

Please click here to enter One Stitch At A Time Ch206 Anything Goes.

Created this card for One Stitch At A Time OSAAT Design Team Challenge 206 Anything Goes.

Created this card using:
1. BB Kakes digi Rainy Day Me colored with Crayola pencil colors & some on computer
2. Die-Namics stamp for sentiment & Umbrella die
3. DCWV Rainy Day scrapbook paper scanned page & changed colors to complement digi coloring
4. Glossy accents
5. Liquid Pearls - on bear digi pearl necklace
6. ribbon























Back from a wk in Georgia. Hubby was on business in Duluth near Atlanta and I went along with him. He worked nights but when he was not sleeping/resting we enjoyed: Zoo Atlanta, company & dinner at Golden Seven Chinese/Thai/Vietnamese restaurant (this place had an incredible menu of tasty food) with friend Susan of Expression Avenue, town of Roswell, Old Mill in Roswell, Georgia Aquarium and Stone Mountain.


Dinner with friend, Susan (on right), of Expression Avenue
at Golden Seven restaurant.



















Supplies List 


die: Die-Namics Umbrella
digi: BB Kakes Rainy Day Me
Glossy accents: on umbrella for transparent look
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
liquid Pearls: Opal - on the pearls on Bear digi
paper:  DCWV Rainy Day scrapbook paper scanned & color changed, cardstock - purples
punch: Fiskars corner rounder
ribbon: ribbon trends solid purple
stamp: Die-Namics Umbrella sentiment

Entering this into the following challenges:



3/30 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch - "Transparent" 5E(#5) 3/24  Transparent - Ribbon
   my Transparent - the Glossy Accents make the Umbrella look transparent

3/31 Die Cuttin Divas Ch#158 Celebrate Umbrella Mth 3E(#2) 3/25
3/31 DLART Thankful Mar Linky Anything Goes Ch UE 1Eperday 3/1 

4/2 MFP Insp Ch#56 Flower Pots 5E(#2) 3/27 
   Inspiration - when I think of flower pots I think of April showers that bring May flowets

4/4 Hiding In My Craft Room HIMCR #143 Freestyle! 3E(#2) 3/29

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Spring/Easter Card w/ Basket, Bunnies & Eggs

Please click here to enter Cuttin' & Stampin' Ch 14-12 Paper Piecing. Click here to see my Paper Piecing Butterflies Card.

Please click here to enter One Stitch At A Time Ch205 Woman in your life.

Back from a wk in Georgia. Hubby was on business in Duluth near Atlanta and I went along with him. He worked nights but when he was not sleeping/resting we enjoyed: Zoo Atlanta, company & dinner at Golden Seven Chinese/Thai/Vietnamese restaurant (this place had an incredible menu of tasty food) with friend Susan of Expression Avenue, town of Roswell (where I bought some wonderful crafty things like the stamp set used in this creation), Old Mill in Roswell, Georgia Aquarium and Stone Mountain. Highlight of the trip was seeing & photographing the Twin Panda Cubs at Zoo Atlanta. The Twin Panda Cub girls, Mei Lin & Mei Huan, were born Jul last yr 2013.

Created this Spring/Easter card using:
1. Impression Obsession stamp set & die
2. scissors to fussy cut out the basket & eggs
3. cutting tool on basket
4. Stamp N Plus Stardust chalk on the eggs
5. scissors to fringe the basket grass
6. brads
7. buttons
8. ribbon
9. wiggle eyes on the bunnies





















One of the cute Twin Panda Cubs at Zoo Atlanta.
















Supplies List 


brad: the Paper Studio 2 pink polka dotted, 1 purple polka dotted
buttons: Belle by Dritz 2 purple flower
chalk: Stamp N Plus Stardust <-- on eggs
die: Impression Obsession bunny Rabbit die
ink: Memento Rich Cocoa, VersaFine Onyx Black
paper:  cardstock - Kraft, green, pink, purples
ribbon: Offray Dashes, Dots & Checks <-- my transparent item
stamp: Impression Obsession
wiggle eyes: 3mm



Entering this into the following challenges:


3/30 Craftin Desert Divas Craft It Up & Linky Party #27 Buttons, Ribbon, Twine or Brads (use at least 2) UE 3/17
3/30 MFP Friends of Speedy TV Ch117 - 3 or more Brads 5E(#1) 3/24
3/30 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch - "Transparent" 5E(#4) 3/24  Transparent - Ribbon

3/31 DLART Thankful Mar Linky Anything Goes Ch UE 1Eperday 3/1 

4/1 Simon Says Stamp Wed Anything Goes w/ Buttons 5E(#2) 3/26

4/2 C.R.A.F.T. Ch252 Weather/What is the season where you are? 5E(#5) 3/27

4/4 Catch the Bug Mar Recipe Ch Use at least 4 layers, Flower & Ribbon 3E(#1) 3/29 

4/4 Hiding In My Craft Room HIMCR #143 Freestyle! 3E(#1) 3/29


4/5 Chalk-Ah-Lot Cafe Anything w/ Chalk 3E(#1) 3/23

4/8 DLART Thankful Thurs Ch#129 Bunny 3E(#2) 3/27 
4/8 More Than Favors Wacky Wed #87 Spring Theme UE 3/19

Friday, March 28, 2014

Christmas Sheet Music Card

Please click here to enter Cuttin' & Stampin' Ch 14-12 Paper Piecing. Click here to see my Paper Piecing Butterflies Card.

Please click here to enter One Stitch At A Time Ch205 Woman in your life.

Created this Christmas card using:
1.Tim Holtz sheet music embossing folder
2. TH ticket w/ sentiment
3. colors green & Vintage Sepia

























Supplies List 


ink: VersaFine Vintage Sepia
paper:  cardstock - green, My Mind's Eye Holiday Damask
Tim Holtz: embossing - Sheet Music emb folder, stamp - Odds and Ends - Ticket, sentiment


Entering this into the following challenges:

3/30 Victorine Stamps Ch#80 Monochromatic Green - Green + 1 Neutral Color UE 3/17 
   Neutral Color - Vintage Sepia

3/31 DLART Thankful Mar Linky Anything Goes Ch UE 1Eperday 3/1 

4/6 Vintage Stamping Ch18 Just for You 3E(#1) 3/3 
   made this card for me to keep & use as part of my Christmas scrapbook

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Easter Joy Card

Please click here to enter Cuttin' & Stampin' Ch 14-12 Paper Piecing. Click here to see my Paper Piecing Butterflies Card.

Please click here to enter One Stitch At A Time Ch205 Woman in your life.

Created this Clean & Simple CAS Easter card using all digis (images - Lamb w/ Chick,Bunny, papers- blue, pattern, sentiment - 'Joyful Easter Wishes') from Doodle Pantry, Easter Peeps.





Supplies List 


digi/digi papers/digi sentiment: Doodle Pantry Easter Peeps
paper: white

Entering this into the following challenges:


3/28 Catch the Bug March Photo Insp Ch 3E(#2) 3/22 
















4/2 C.R.A.F.T. Ch252 Weather/What is the season where you are? 5E(#4) 3/27
4/2 MFP Insp Ch#56 Flower Pots 5E(#1) 3/27 
   Inspired by Spring animals

4/8 DLART Thankful Thurs Ch#129 Bunny 3E(#1) 3/27 
4/8 More Than Favors Wacky Wed #87 Spring Theme UE 3/19 

Victorian Woman w/ Parasol Thank You Card

Please click here to enter Cuttin' & Stampin' Ch 14-12 Paper Piecing. Click here to see my Paper Piecing Butterflies Card.

Please click here to enter One Stitch At A Time Ch205 Woman in your life.

Created this Thank You card using the House Across the Bay digi Victorian Frame & Victorian Woman & Doodle Pantry digi Rounded Wishes sentiment. Used Cricut cartridge George and Basic Shapes to cut oval for center.




 Supplies List 


Cricut cartridge: George and Basic Shapes Oval
digi:the House Across the Bay Victorian Frame, Victorian Woman 1
digi sentiment: Doodle Pantry Rounded Sentiments
paper: grays, white


Entering this into the following challenges:

3/29 Pile It On #12 Pretty Hair UE 3/23

3/31 Die Cuttin Divas Ch#158 Celebrate Umbrella Mth 3E 3/25

4/1 MFP Simple Salutations Ch#90 Elegant 5E(#2) 3/26

Pretty Hair Card

Please click here to enter Cuttin' & Stampin' Ch 14-12 Paper Piecing. Click here to see my Paper Piecing Butterflies Card.

Please click here to enter One Stitch At A Time Ch205 Woman in your life.

Created this card using the House Across the Bay digi Fischers Own & Doodle Pantry digi Rounded Wishes sentiment.




































Supplies List 


digi:the House Across the Bay Fischers Own
digi sentiment: Doodle Pantry Rounded Sentiments
paper: orange, red, yellow

Entering this into the following challenges:

3/28 Hiding In My Craft Room HIMCR #142 Let's Get Digital! 3E(#2) 3/22

3/29 Pile It On #12 Pretty Hair UE 3/23 

3/30 Craft Your Passion Ch206 Mother's Day/For the Ladies 3E(#3) 3/24



4/1 MFP Simple Salutations Ch#90 Elegant 5E(#1) 3/26

Dragonfly Texturizing Techn thinking of you Card

Please click here to enter Cuttin' & Stampin' Ch 14-12 Paper Piecing. Click here to see my Paper Piecing Butterflies Card.

Please click here to enter One Stitch At A Time Ch205 Woman in your life.

Created this thinking of you card using:
1. Hero Arts sentiment stamp 'thinking of you'
2. Mark's Finest Papers Dragonflies stamp
3. paper pieced the Dragonfly wings using vellum & popped up the vellum wings on the Dragonfly
4. Texturizing technique w/ Dragonfly stencil
You can click here to see details of Texturizing technique
5. black paint on small areas of Dragonfly leaving rest white so you can see the texture 






















Supplies List 


ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
paint: Deta Ceramcoat Acrylic Black
paper:  vellum, cardstock - blues
stamp: Hero Arts CL342 sentiment, Mark's Finest Papers Dragonflies
stencil: Delta Crafts Dragonfly
texturizing: Patch & Paint Lightweight Spackling




Entering this into the following challenges:

3/27 A Blog Named Hero Ch#40 Paper Piecing UE comb5totch 3/15 

3/27 MFP Tutorial Time on Speedy TV Ch93 Texturizing 5E(#4) 3/21 

3/30 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch - "Transparent" 5E(#3) 3/24 
   Transparency in the use of the vellum on Dragonflies wings

4/2 C.R.A.F.T. Ch252 Weather/What is the season where you are? 5E(#3) 3/27 
  Season - Spring in which we are now seeing Dragonflies since flowers are blooming here in Central TX

4/8 More Than Favors Wacky Wed #87 Spring Theme UE 3/19  

Butterfly Texturizing Techn Birthday Card

Please click here to enter Cuttin' & Stampin' Ch 14-12 Paper Piecing. Click here to see my Paper Piecing Butterflies Card.

Please click here to enter One Stitch At A Time Ch205 Woman in your life.

Created this Birthday card using:
1. Texturizing technique w/ Butterfly stencil, left Butterfly uncolored so you can see the white texture on blue background
You can click here to see details of Texturizing technique.
2. Mark's Finest Papers stamps - Butterflies in corners & sentiment 






















Supplies List 


ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
paper:  cardstock - blues
stamp: Mark's Finest Papers Scenic Selections - Butterflies, Celebrate Mini - sentiment
stencil:  American Traditional Butterfly
texturizing: Patch & Paint Lightweight Spackling


Entering this into the following challenges:

3/27 MFP Tutorial Time on Speedy TV Ch93 Texturizing 5E(#3) 3/21

4/2 C.R.A.F.T. Ch252 Weather/What is the season where you are? 5E(#2) 3/27   
   Season - Spring in which we are now seeing Butterflies since flowers are blooming here in Central TX

4/8 More Than Favors Wacky Wed #87 Spring Theme UE 3/19 

Hydrangea Bee Texturizing Celeb Everyday Card

Please click here to enter Cuttin' & Stampin' Ch 14-12 Paper Piecing. Click here to see my Paper Piecing Butterflies Card.

Please click here to enter One Stitch At A Time Ch205 Woman in your life.

Created this  Celebrate card using:
1. Hero Arts Hydrangea stamp & sentiment
2. paper pieced the leaves
3. Texturizing technique w/ Bee stencil
You can click here to see details of Texturizing technique.
4. colored Bee with glitter & paint
















































Supplies List 


ink: Adirondack Brights Purple Twilight, Memento Cottage Ivy
paint: delta Creative Ceramcoat Acrylic Black
paper:  cardstock -blue, green, purples
stamp: Hero Arts - Hydrangea, CL498 sentiment
stencil: Delta Crafts Bee
stickles: Gold
texturizing: Patch & Paint Lightweight Spackling


Entering this into the following challenges:

3/27 A Blog Named Hero Ch#40 Paper Piecing UE comb5totch 3/15
3/27 MFP Tutorial Time on Speedy TV Ch93 Texturizing 5E(#2) 3/21

3/30 Craft Your Passion Ch206 Mother's Day/For the Ladies 3E(#2) 3/24

3/31 DLART Thankful Mar Linky Anything Goes Ch UE 1Eperday 3/1 

4/2 C.R.A.F.T. Ch252 Weather/What is the season where you are? 5E(#1) 3/27
   Season - Spring in which flowers are blooming here in Central TX 

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Some bunny says HELLO Easter card


Please click here to enter Cuttin' & Stampin' Ch 14-12 Paper Piecing. Click here to see my Paper Piecing Butterflies Card.

Please click here to enter One Stitch At A Time Ch205 Woman in your life.

Created this Easter card using all digis (image - Bunny, papers- yellow, pattern dots, blue, sentiment - 'Some bunny says HELLO') from Doodle Pantry, Easter Peeps.























Supplies List 


digi/digi papers/digi sentiment: Doodle Pantry Easter Peeps
paper: white
 
Entering this into the following challenges:


3/26 MFP Color Spring Colors 5E(#4) 3/20

3/28 Hiding In My Craft Room HIMCR #142 Let's Get Digital! 3E(#2) 3/22

4/8 More Than Favors Wacky Wed #87 Spring Theme UE 3/19

Easter Friends Spring has Sprung Sketch Card

Please click here to enter Cuttin' & Stampin' Ch 14-12 Paper Piecing. Click here to see my Paper Piecing Butterflies Card.

Please click here to enter One Stitch At A Time Ch205 Woman in your life.

Created this card using BugABoo digi, Spring Friends. Colored the digi with Crayola pencil colors, some on computer & with liquid Pearls.

Used a sketch which you can see below.

Used Hero Arts stamp/die Egg. Used Mark's Finest Papers Easter Scene stamp sentiment. 


















Supplies List 


Crayola: pencil colors
ink:  Adirondack Brights Purple Twilight
liquid Pearls: Petal Pink
paper:  Provo Craft Easter Scatter scrapbook, cardstock - purples
Spellbinder: Nest - Classic Ovals, Classic Scalloped Ovals Large
stamp: Mark's Finest Papers Easter Scene
stamp/die: Hero Arts Egg

Entering this into the following challenges:

3/26 MFP Color Spring Colors 5E(#3) 3/20


3/28 Catch the Bug March Photo Insp Ch 3E(#1) 3/22 















3/28 Hiding In My Craft Room HIMCR #142 Let's Get Digital! 3E(#1) 3/22


3/28 Jos Scrap Shack FFC#42 It's Sketch Time 3E(#1) 3/21

 














3/31 DLART Thankful Mar Linky Anything Goes Ch UE 1Eperday 3/1 

4/8 More Than Favors Wacky Wed #87 Spring Theme UE 3/19

Inspiration Flower Card

Please click here to enter Cuttin' & Stampin' Ch 14-12 Paper Piecing. Click here to see my Paper Piecing Butterflies Card.

Please click here to enter One Stitch At A Time Ch205 Woman in your life.

Created this Inspiration card using:
1. inspiration from Cricut magazine May 2012 Thinking of You card by Lezlye Lauterbach
2. Cricut cartridge Kate's ABCs Flower
3. colors seen in Kraft Journal challenge which you cans ee below
4. stamped K Andrew Designs sentiment

























Supplies List 


Cricut cartridge: Kate's ABCs 4" Flower5
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
inspiration: Cricut magazine May 2012 Thinking of You Always card by Lezlye Lauterbach
paper:  cardstock - a musestudio petite polka dot assortment, Kraft, pink, white
ribbon: ribbon trends polka dot turquoise
Sizzix: die - Decorative Label Set #4
stamp: K Andrew Designs Positive Thoughts

Entering this into the following challenges:

3/26 MFP Color Spring Colors 5E(#3) 3/20
 
3/28 Glitter N Sparkle Ch77 Use some Blue 3E(#3) 3/23 

3/28 My Sheri Crafts Ch#129 Celebrate Spring 3E(#3) 3/15 


3/30 Bitten by the Bug 2 Flowers UE 3/24 

3/30 Craft Your Passion Ch206 Mother's Day/For the Ladies 3E(#1) 3/24  
 


3/30 Kraft Journal Ch164 Colors 2E(#2) 3/24














4/8 More Than Favors Wacky Wed #87 Spring Theme UE 3/19

Inspiration Butterfly Card

Please click here to enter Cuttin' & Stampin' Ch 14-12 Paper Piecing. Click here to see my Paper Piecing Butterflies Card.

Please click here to enter One Stitch At A Time Ch205 Woman in your life.

Created this Inspiration card using:
1. inspiration from Cricut magazine May 2012 Just Because card by Lea Lawson although I did not use my Cricut I used the layout/arrangement
2. colors seen in Kraft Journal challenge which you cans ee below
3. paper piecing of the Butterfly by placing strips of pattern paper cut punched with Stampin' Up punch onto solid color and then using a SU Butterfly punch
4. stamped K Andrew Designs sentiment
5. added ribbon & pearls
























Supplies List 


button:  pink
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
inspiration: Cricut magazine May 2012 Just Because card by Lea Lawson
paper:  scrap piece of flower pattern scrapbook, the Paper Studio Soft Swirls, 
   cardstock - Kraft, blue
pearls: His & Hers
punch: Fiskars - 1/4" circle, corner rounder
ribbon: ribbon trends solid red
Sizzix: die - Decorative Label Set #4
stamp: K Andrew Designs Winged Things
Stampin' Up: punch - Elegant Butterfly, Scallop Trim Border
twine: pink/white

Entering this into the following challenges:

3/26 MFP Color Spring Colors 5E(#2) 3/20

3/28 Glitter N Sparkle Ch77 Use some Blue 3E(#2) 3/23

3/30 Craftin Desert Divas Craft It Up & Linky Party #27 Buttons, Ribbon, Twine or Brads (use at least 2) UE 3/17 

3/30 Kraft Journal Ch164 Colors 2E(#1) 3/24
















4/1 Simon Says Stamp Wed Anything Goes w/ Buttons 5E(#1) 3/26 

4/8 More Than Favors Wacky Wed #87 Spring Theme UE 3/19