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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Reindeer Dancing

Hi All, This week at Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge, we have a Reindeer Challenge for you. We are sponsored this time around by Meljen's Designs.

Items Used:
Card Stock: Ridinghood Red, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White Champagne Glimmer
Coloring Medium: Pro Markers: Red, Cherry Red, Baby Pink, Caramel, Cinnamon
Embellishments: Ridinghood Red 1 1/2 in striped Grosgrain Ribbon
Tools- Big Shot, Memory Box Die Jingle Bells, Scoring tool,
Thanks for looking
Cindy
I will enter this into the following challenges:


Sunday, February 23, 2014

Anastasia 2

Here is a second card I have made with Anastasia, I love this stamp. I have colored her this time with inks instead of markers. Thanks for looking.

Card Stock: Island Indigo, Water Color Paper
Stamps: Lacy Sunshine- Anastasia with Poppies, Stampin Up- So Sorry
Ink: Real Read, Calypso Coral, Island Indigo, Pool Party, So Saffron, Crushed Curry.
Designer Paper, Mosaic Madness ( Calypso Coral), Sycamore Street Patterned.
Embellishments, Flowers, Pearls, Calypso Coral Satin Ribbon,
Tools: Labels dies, Big Shot, scissors, cutting tool,

I will enter this into the following Challenges
Lacy Sunshine Facebook Group- Moppets Challenge
Sketch Saturday- Sketch
The Squirrel and the Fox- Something spooled (ribbon)
Lacy Sunshine- Lots of Layers

Trash Cats

Domestic Animals are the theme at Come and Get It this week, oops sorry forgot to post my card.
We are Sponsored by Oak Pond Creations.
Thanks for looking
Items used for this card
Card Stock- Smokey Slate, Whisper White, and Wisteria Wonder
Stamps: Oak Pond Creations: Trash Cats, Inkadinkado- Catitude
Coloring: Inks- Smokey Slate Pro Markers Warm Grey 1 and 3, Lavender, Lilac, Caramel, Cinnamon, Pale Pink,
Accessories, Thread, faceted buttons, white twine
Tools, Sewing Machine, cutting tool,

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Lacy Sunshine Anastasia

Hi Everyone,  Here is a card I have  made using the new to me, digital stamp from Lacy Sunshine, called Anastasia with Poppies, one of the Moppet characters. I love these stamps as they are all adorable and have their own personality. Thanks Heather for this stamp, as I was given it by Heather to use to make a card for a contest she is having on her facebook page, as i didn't have one of the Moppets. So this is my card for that contest, as well as I will enter it into the following challenges below.

Items used:
Stamps: Lacy Sunshine- Anastasia with Poppies, Stampin' Up -Papillon  Potpourri,
Card Stock: Perfect Plum, Whisper White
Pro Markers: Poppy Red, Cardinal Red, Cinnamon, Cocoa, Ivory Blush, Orchid, Pear, Pastel Yellow, Sunkissed Pink,
Designer Paper: Cottage Wall
Accessories: Perfect Plum 3/8 taffeta ribbon, perfect plum color dots,
Tools, Nestabilities circles and scalloped circles, banner dies from Stampin Up, Butterfly Punch

Lacy Sunshine: Facebook Page Moppets Contest
Sketch and Dies- Sketch
Feeling Crafty Challenge: Dies and Punches
Crafty Hazelnuts patterned paper Challenge: Anything goes with DSP

Friday, February 21, 2014

Photo Inspiration Challenge for Wags 'n Whiskers Stamps

Wags 'n Whiskers Stamps




Hi Everyone, this week at Wags 'n Whiskers we have a photo inspiration challenge, using the header of the blog for your inspiration. You can decide what parts of it are your inspiration and create a project and link it up. Winner will receive a Wags'n Whiskers Stamp of their choice

Items Used: 
Card Stock: Bashful Blue, So Saffron, Watercolor Paper
Stamps: Wags 'n Whiskers Gemma and Belle Spring fun, Stampin Up: petite labels
Inks: Wild Wasabi, Water Color Crayons: Sahara Sand, Soft Suede, Cajun Craze, Melon Mambo, Bashful Blue; Promarkers, Tulip Yellow, Mandarin, Cocoa, Lemon Yellow
Deisgner Paper, Delicate Dots- Stampin Up, 
Tools: Big Shot, Paper Cutter, Lacey Ovals by Spellbinders, Petite Label Punch, 
Embellishments: Flowers from Stash

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Sentiment as focus


Our challenge at Crafting for All Seasons this time around is to make a project where the focus is on a sentiment. This is my card. 

Items used for this card
Stamps: feel goods by Stampin' Up
Card stock:  Crushed Curry, Whisper White, and Coastal Cabana
Designer Paper: Eastern Elegance
Ink : Coastal Cabana
Embellishments Coastal Cabana ruffled ribbon
Tools used: Big Shot, Starburst dies -Stampin' Up, paper cutter.

Technique: Sunburst cut strips of paper 1 in. Wide or wider, with a length of about 4 in. Then cut on the diagonal from corner to corner. Take your piece of card stock and find the center of it and layout going from center out to edges into the sunburst. You can do a smaller piece of card stock such as I have or you can do a larger panel continuing all around. Then add your focal image where Thorpe points meet

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Snow much fun

This week at Holly Jolly, our theme is Snow much Fun, and we are sponsored by Fitztown, and also by Art by Miran. For my project I have used a Fitztown image.

Items used
Stamps: Merry More Messages-Stampin up, Winter 9- Fitztown
Card Stock: Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, silver glimmer
Colouring mediums Ink : Chocolate chip, Sky Blue Promarkers: Primrose, Lemon, Mustars, Satin, Blush, Olive, Moss, Cocoa, Cinnamon
Embellishments: glitter foam snowflake sticker. dazzling details on snow on picture
Tools: Big Shot, paper cutter, snowflake die - spellbinders, smaller one on left, snow flurry bigs die from stampin up. 
Thanks for looking 
Cindy
I will enter this into the following challenges
Artistic Impressions: Anything Masculine
Crafty Bloggers Network: Boys
Melonheadz Friends Challenge: for the boys

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Humorous Birthday

For Come and Get It this week we have a Humorous Birthday Challenge for you. Which isn't hard to do when you are using Bugaboo Stamps. They have a great selection of humorous Birthday images, which I am using one of them called Stella Birthday - Eat More Cake.

Items used,
Card Stock: Baked Brown Sugar, Pool Party, Tangerine Tango, Whisper White
Promarkers: Soft Green, Tea Green, Cocoa, Tan, Ice Grey 1 and 3, Mango and Mandarin, Vanilla
Stamps: Image and greeting both from Bugaboo- Stella Birthday- Eat more Cake
Designer paper, Retro Fresh - Stampin Up,
Accessories: Twine - Pool Party, Retro Fresh Washi Tape, White Gel Pen
Tools: small oval punch, Owl builder Punch, paper trimmer, scissors, dimensionals,

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Card for a child

 
This week at Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge, we have a new challenge for you, make a card for a child. Our sponsor this week is The Stamping Boutique.
Items used on my card:
Stamps Greeting Card Kids, Teey Tiny Wishes - Stampin up
Card stock: Real Red, Old Olive
DSP- Jolly Holiday - Stampin Up, Reflections - Lori Whitlock
Coloring Medium: Inktense Pencils, and Old Olive ink
Embellishments: 5/8 satin ribbon, gemstone brad, color dots
Tools, Big Shot, Spellbinders circle dies, Starburst Die from Stampin up
thanks for looking
Cindy

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Make it Girly

Hi Everyone this week at Come and Get It, we have a make it girly challenge. Yeah easy, add ribbon, bling, flowers, whatever you think makes it look girly. We are sponsored this week by Lacy Sunshine, and Limited Runs Stamps. so there are two prizes up for grabs, so come play along.
My card is using a Lacy Sunshine Stamp

Items used.
Stamps, That's the ticket - Stampin up, Eleanor as Alice- Lacy Sunshine
Cardstock, Real Red, Marina Mist Whisper White
Designer paper: Gingham Garden
Promarkers: Red, Arctic Ice, Tan, Cinnamon, Cocoa, Ivory, and Blush
Embellishments, 1/8 in. taffetta ribbon, flowers, color dots, dazzling details on her glasses
Tools,delicate  dots embossing folder, Big Shot, Heart dies,
Thanks for looking
Cindy
I'll also enter this into the following challenges
Lacy Sunshine: use a sentiment
Color me Creative: Girls just wanna have fun
Kitty Bee's Challenge: Valentine's/love

Friday, February 7, 2014

Bingo for Wags'n Whiskers





Hi everyone this fortnight at Wags 'n Whiskers Stamps we have a Bingo Challenge for you. You don't have to use a Wags'n Whiskers stamp but if you do you are entered twice into the drawing for a free stamp from them. For my bingo I have used Red, Glitter, and Ribbon.

Items used
Card Stock: Real Red, Whisper White - Stampin Up Heavy White
Stamp: Wags 'n Whiskers - Iris
Designer Paper: from my stash, given to me, so not sure what company it is from

Promarkers: Sandstone, Warm Grey 4, Rose Pink, Fuchsia Pink, Ivory, Blush, Duck Egg, Apple Green, Grass Green,  Poppy Red, Primrose, Lemon, and Tulip Yellow,

Embellishments: Gemstones, Real Red 3/8 Taffeta Ribbon Stampin Up, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter.
Tools: Gemstone Setting Tool, Scalloped Ribbon Border Punch, Paper Cutter,

I will enter this into the following challenges

Southern Girls : Bling It Bling Bling
Penny's Paper Crafty:Something Old ( DSP, and ribbon) Something New (Digital Image)
Creative Moments: Anything Goes / Sparkle:  gems and glitter on wings

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Show us Some Romance for CFAS

Show us some romance is the theme at Crafting for All Seasons this fortnight. We are sponsored by Meljen's Designs. I am using the image called Huggy Koala, isn't he just the cutest thing.
Thanks for looking.
Cindy

Items Used:
Stamps: Huggy Koala- Meljens Designs, PS I love you Stampin Up
Card Stock: Real Red, Pink Pirouette, and Whisper White: Stampin Up
Promarkers: Sunkissed Pink, Pale Pink, Warm Grey 1, 4, and 5
Inks: Real Red- Stampin Up
Embellishments, Rhinestones, Hearts,
Tools used, Perfect Polka Dots EF, Hearts and Hearts a flutter Die Cut sets - Stampin Up, Big Shot, Paper Cutter, Heat Set Tool for Gemstones and hearts,

I will enter into the following:
Cuttlebug Mania: Use red
Everybody Art Challenge: Valentine
Just Inspirational Challenge: Valentine/ Love
Sassy Cheryls: All about hearts
Aud Sentiments: Sharing the Love

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Tag it

Tag it is the theme for Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge this week and we are sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps. So you could win 7 free stamps from them just for entering a Christmas tag. I've used the image called Reindeer- Christmas Goodies from Bugaboo. For the rest of my tag, I have used my Silhouette Cameo to cut out the tag and the greeting,
Thanks for looking.
Cindy

Items used:
Card Stock: All Stampin Up- Real Red, Crumb Cake, and Early Espresso
Bugaboo Stamps: Reindeer Christmas Goodies
Promarkers: Aqua, Tan, Burnt Umber, Berry Red, Duck Egg Blue, Olive.
Embellishments: 5/8 satin ribbon Real Red- Stampin up (retired)
Tools: Silhouette Cameo : 5 hang tags and Christmas Tag images from their store, wood grain embossing folder- Stampin Up

I will enter this into the following:
Christmas Card Challenges: Tags
Winter Wonderland: use a digi

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Flowering Flourishes

At Come and Get It this week, we have a CAS (Clean and Simple ) challenge for you hosted by Meighan. I have used the flowering flourishes set and All Holidays from Stampin Up.
Thanks for looking.
Cindy

Items Used:
Stamps, Flowering Flourishes, and All Holidays - Stampin Up
Card Stock- Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla
Accessories: 1/8 in Taffeta Ribbon- Vanilla, Pink Pirouette color dots, Beau Chateau DSP all Stampin Up.
Ink- Crumb Cake
Tools: corner rounder punch