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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Anything Goes With Bugaboo

This week at Holly Jolly, we have an anything goes challenge, as long as it is Christmas you can enter, so go on get one of them Christmas cards done for this year. We are sponsored by Bugaboo, so there is 7 digis from them up for grabs too. For my card I made a clean and simple one this time around. The image I am using is called Chubby Santa - List. I am using the retired Candlelight Christmas paper from Stampin up. The Sentiment is from the Set Santa's List from Stampin Up. to finish it off I have used 5/8 Satin Real Red Ribbon, and some Garden Green Color Dots.
Thanks for Looking.
Cindy
I will enter this into the following challenges

Monday, September 29, 2014

Chimney Delivery

This is the new sketch for the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge. I have chosen to  use a new Stamp set from Stampin Up - Get your Santa On, The image and sentiment is from that set. The paper is Candlelight Christmas, and the Garden Green pieces are embossed using the Chevrons EF.
Thanks for looking. Now go get your sketch done and upload, would love to see your take on it.
Cindy 

Saturday, September 27, 2014

On the Dark Side of Things

Hi Everyone, Something a little different for me, This is a Lacy Sunshine image, that I have just colored and made into a card. Her name is Cassandra, You can find her at Lacy Sunshine under Heather's Curiosities. I have used the Frightful Sight designer paper, a doily, which I colored black with my ink, some buttons, twine and lacy doily punch behind some black ribbon I had. 
Thanks for looking.
Cindy
I will enter this into the following challenges
A Step in the Dark- Anything Goes
Delicious Doodles - on the Dark Side


Autumn/ Fall


Hi everyone, back again with another challenge at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. This time I have used the image from Time for Tea Designs , one of our many sponsors for my project called Fall Leaves.  I have used Promarkers to color her, and have again paired this image with the Orchard Harvest DSP, grosgrain pumpkin pie ribbon and Early Espresso twine. I have used Raspberry ripple for the scallop for interest. We are also sponsored by A&T Digital Designs, Digital Delights, QKR Stampede , and Sentimental Susan  Thanks for looking
Cindy
I will enter this into the following challenges
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge- Anything Goes with a Twist Red
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
Docerela Creations- Anything Goes
Kitty Bee Designs- Fall Colors
Sister Act Card Challenge- Anything Goes
DRS Designs - Leaf it to me

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Winter 9

My Card is from the Winter Collection at Fitztown . I have used Promarkers to color it. I have used some paper from my stash, which is what my three things are, three banners. I have also used snowflake
Hi Everyone, well we are onto another challenge at Come and Get It, a really simple one at that, use 3 of something, We are sponsored this week by Fitztown, and Bugaboo. I am using one of the images  flurry die, and Marianne dies to create the snowflake and words. The words were cut out of white card stock then Stickles  were added for glitter and the look of snow as well as to the image itself. Thanks for looking
Cindy
I will enter this into the following challenges
Crafting At the Weekend- Anything Goes
Hiding in my Craft Room- Banners
We Do Doobadoo Challenge- Something Masculine
Aud Sentiments: For the Men in your life

Friday, September 19, 2014

Wags 'n Whiskers featuring our Furry friends

This week at Wags'n Whiskers we have a new challenge, and it is to feature our furry friends.
I have used the image called He Loves Me. This is the most adorable image and I have used promarkers to color her, The paper is from Quatrafancy DSP set, the ribbon I dyed using Straberry Slush ink. and the flowers are from my stash. The Pool Party card stock was embossed using the new Large Polka Dots EF. from Stampin Up. Thanks for looking
Cindy

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Autumn Colors

This is my newest card for the Crafting for All Seasons Challenge, which is to use Fall Colors.
I have used a stamp from Lacy Sunshine, which is Cider Sticky Wings, isn't she cute. Love the image. I have paired it with the Orchard Harvest DSP, some Stitched ribbon in Raspberry Ripple and a sentiment from the set called Best Yet from Stampin Up.
Thanks for looking.

I will enter this into the following challenges as well

Craft Your Passion - Harvest Time
Fitztown Challenge- Fall Colors
Lexi's Creations- Fall Colors
Melonheadz Friends Challenge  Fall Colors
Whoopsi Daisy Colors of Autumn
Lacy Sunshine: Things with Wings
Lacy Sunshine Facebook Group Contest

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Ribbon or Lace for Christmas

This is my card for the latest challenge at Holly Jolly Christmas, we are sponsored this week by QKR Stampede, as well as Lacy Sunshine, I am using the image called Melanie and Benny Boo's Holy Night. I have cut it out to fit on the banners, I have used the brocade embossing folder on the background then sponged it with Crumb Cake ink, I added god brads and a gold ornament charm. and to finish off I added the sentiment from QKR Stampede.
Thanks for looking
Cindy 

Monday, September 15, 2014

Birthday Wishes

Here is my card for the latest sketch at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge. I used Spellbinders Circles and Scalloped Circles to cut out the circles and my paper cutter for everything else. I have used the stamp set called Birthday Bakery from Stampin up, and the papers are from Gingham Garden DSP pack from Stampin Up. The colors are Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo, and Island Indigo.
Thanks for looking
Cindy

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Autumn Fairy

This is my card for this weeks challenge over at Come and Get It, Use a digital image and create
fall card. I have used Lacey, which is one of the sweet fairy images from Stamp and Create, which is our sponsor this week along with The Stamping Boutique. I've used the Orchard Harvest Designer paper, and some matching card stock. The ribbon is colored with re inker to match, and the rose is from my stash. Thanks for looking
Cindy

I will enter into the following challenges:

Simply Create Too  Fall or Autumn
A Creative Romance Anything goes
QKR Stampede  Things with wings





Saturday, September 13, 2014

Unusal Birthday Card

Hi Everyone, this week at Open-minded Crafting Fun, we have a challenge called Roll out the Red. This is my card for the challenge, and the image is called Telephone Booth and it is from Scribbles, one of our Sponsors. Our other sponsors for the challenge are Stitchy Bears, Meljen's Designs, and Dilly Beans. 
I love the black, red and white colour palette, It is striking and vibrant. Anyway I have used brights paper stack from Stampin Up, for the polkadots, then I embossed the red papers with the chevrons embossing folder for a fun texture, and then the sentiment is Happy Birthday (call when it's time for cake). what a fun sentiment and thought was perfect for the card,It is from the stamp set called afterthoughts from Stampin Up and added the bow for a interesting touch. Thanks for looking
Cindy

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Snow Swirled Tree

My card was inspired by the color challenge over at Tis the Season blog. I have used a retired set from Stampin Up, Snow Swirled, and For the Season. I have Embossed the tree, with silver embossing powder, then added turquoise gems, I have mounted it on silver which was embossed with a spellbinders mbossibilites folder, and t hen mounted it on black then on turquoise again, the sentiment was stamped on with black.
Thanks for looking
I will enter this into the following
Tis the Season: Color Challenge
Glory of Christmas: Bingo, bottom row, silver, tree and gems
Completely Christmas: Anything Goes.
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Extra Anything Goes

Monday, September 8, 2014

Polar Bear Christmas

Hi Everyone, This is my newest card for the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge, It is using a new stamp set I just got from our dear friend Darla Haverstock. It is using the stamp set called Polar Bear Holiday. What a great stamp set. I have used one of the polar bears, the snowflake stamp and one of the sentiments. The image was stamped with Memento ink, colored with Promarkers, and paper and ribbon were added.
Thanks for looking
Cindy 

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Autumn in the Garden

This week at Come and Get It Challenges we have a Autumn in the Garden challenge. So anything you find in the garden in fall will work. Anyway we are sponsored by Fred She Said this week and I have used the lovely Pumpkins and Sunflowers Colored Digital Image. I have cut the image out with the decagon die from Spellbinders, and have backed it with a piece of Cajun Craze, cut out with the same dies, I have used the Orchard Harvest DSP on the background, then added a piece of burlap from my stash and made the sunflower embellishments with the #2 Bigz Daisy Die, and Corduroy Buttons, that I died with Early Espresso ink. The greeting is from the Apothecary Art Set, and is punched out with the word window punch and the backed on the piece of Crushed Curry using the modern label punch.
Thanks for looking.
Cindy 

Friday, September 5, 2014

For the Girls

This is my card for this weeks challenge at Wags'n Whiskers Stamps. I have used the stamp called Lacey, a pretty stamp, I have colored her with Promarkers using lilac, pale pink, soft green, ivory, lemon, and canary. The card stock is Wisteria Wonder and Blushing Bride, I have embossed the two panels using a new m-bossabilities from Spellbinders EL-033 really neat as they are two embossing folders in one, and they coordinate well with each other, I have used the sentiment from Petite Pairs, and finished the card off with a flower, some lace, and some pearls.
Thanks for looking
Cindy

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Wheels and Cogs

This week at Crafting For All Seasons it is all about the wheels and cogs. We are sponsored by KennyK stamps, which I am using the image called Captian Locke, I have used my promarkers to color it, and have made the background paper using Clockworks stamp set, and stamped and embossed with Silver, then used a couple of different colors of ink, Pear Pizzazz, Pacific Point, and Basic Grey, the greeting is from the Chalk talk Stamp set, and the flowers and ribbon were dyed with Pacific Point ink. Thanks for looking
Cindy
I will enter this into the following challenges
Penny's Paper-Crafty - Anything Goes
Die Cut Divas- Something New: New spellbinders dies
Imagination Crafts Challenge - Anything Goes
Ladybug Crafts - Anything Goes

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

RED Challenge For Holly Jolly

This is my card for this weeks challenge at Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge. the idea of the challenge is to use things that start with the letters R. E. D, on your creation. We are sponsored by The Stamping Boutique. I have used the Holly and Ribbon Stamp. The door was made using my Silhouette Cameo, afterwards it was embossed using the wood grain EF. I then added a brad I had in my stash for the door knob. The other stamp that is colored standing in front of the door is from Lacy Sunshine Stamps called Tiny Eveninpuff HobGobbi, isn't he so cute. thanks for looking
Cindy 

I will enter into these challenges
My Perfect Life Challenge – Christmas Cards
All Sorts Challenge -  Early Christmas Makes
Christmas Card Challenges - Anything Goes
Completely Christmas Anything Goes
Christmas Stampin' - Anything Goes

Monday, September 1, 2014

For the Newlyweds

Here is the card I have made for the latest Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge.
I have used heart punch and dies to make the bride and groom hears, added some glitter brads, pearls, and a bow tie that I found at Walmart. The paper is from the new paper set called Flashback from Stampin Up.  The sentiment is from the Teeny Tiny Wishes set from Stampin Up.

Thanks for looking
Cindy