Sunday, October 26, 2014

Christmas Card Challenges #48

It's time for another challenge over at Christmas Card Challenges. Our challenge this week is everyone's favorite - Anything Goes. The background of this card was made from my Gelli Plate. I just got it a few weeks ago and I've had so much fun experimenting with it. I used some Dina Wakely paints and Dylusions Christmas stencils on this background. For the words I used Dina Wakely White Paint and a Tim Holtz Stencil. Then I added some Prima Wire Thread with three little bells from Stampin' Up.

***Also, Christmas Card Challenges is holding a Design Team Call. Just add a link to your blog if you are interested. Click here for more details.***

I'm excited to see what you come up with this week for this fun challenge. Thanks for stopping by!




Thursday, October 23, 2014

7 Days of Halloween Inspiration Winner!! (2 days late- oops)

I'm posting today to announce the winner of my prize from the 7 Days of Halloween Inspiration Blog Event. I was supposed to post Tuesday, but I completely forgot. It's been a busy week. My winner is Denise Bryant. Congrats to Denise for winning my Halloween crafty items and thanks to everyone who stopped by!

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Curtain Call Challenge - Burlap Banner

I made this card for the current Curtain Call Challenge - Burlap Banner. Of course, I was inspired by the burlap banner and that orange color in the middle panel. I just cut some burlap into triangles, then cut some decorative paper into slightly bigger triangles and glued them together to make the banner, The green jute string is from Tim Holtz. The patterned papers are all from the Studio Calico - South of Market paper pad. I made the bird from a Media Mixage die. I outlined the card and the bird with an orange Stamper's Big Brush Pen. Finally I added the letters to the banner. It's a simple card, but it was really fun to make and I like how it turned out. Thanks for stopping by!

Here's my card.


Christmas Card Challenges #47

It's time for another challenge over at Christmas Card Challenges. This week we have a photo inspiration challenge. I was inspired by the snow globe and the colors. I used my new Papertrey Ink Snow Globe Shaker Die. The trees are foam stickers I had in my stash and the sentiment is from Stampin' Up. The snowflake dies came with the snow globe and I added round dots of Stickles around them to look like snow. I'm can't wait to see what you come up with this week for this fun challenge. Thanks for stopping by!

Here is the inspiration photo:

Here's my card. 

Saturday, October 18, 2014

7 Days of Halloween Projects Day 7

Welcome to Day 7 of the 7 Days of Halloween Inspiration Blog Event brought to you by "The Inspiration Crew".  We’re a group of online crafty friends who love being creative. I can't believe today is the last day!!

We're making crafty projects using products we like and some of us are even offering prizes. Check each blog and the information there for what prizes are being offered and when the winners will be announced on that blog.

At the bottom of this post is a list of all the crafty ladies participating in this event. Be sure to visit all the blogs each day for loads of fun Halloween craft ideas. 

I'm also offering a prize and so are some of the other ladies!! My prize is a stash of Halloween goodies. See picture below. To be eligible to win just be sure you are a follower of my blog and leave a comment. The more days you comment, the more chances you have to win!! You have until midnight EST on Sunday, October 19 to comment for a chance to win. I'll announce the winner on my blog Tuesday, October 21. 


For my Day 7 Project I'm sharing a card I made using lots of fun supplies. The papers and corner chipboard stickers are from We-R-Memory Keepers. The graveyard and ghost dies are from Memory Box and the stitched letter template is from a We-R-Memory Keepers Holiday Sew Easy Template. I've really been wanting to use that stitching stencil and I finally got a chance. I used very think Friendship Bracelet Thread I bought at Wal-Mart. The ghosts were cut out of white glitter paper. I outlined the gravestones and edges of the paper with a Gray Faber Castell Stampers Big Brush Pen. Thanks for stopping by all week and be sure to check back November 15 for our Thanksgiving Inspiration Blog Hop and December 1 we'll kick off our 3rd Annual 12 Days of Holiday Inspiration Blog Event. Be sure to leave comments on all our blogs for chances to win some awesome crafty prizes!!



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