Saturday, July 31, 2010

White On White Christmas

Here is a Christmas card that I made today using First Taste Of Snow from Karen's Doodles. I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Digital Tues: Dazzle Me

Karens Doodles Scandinavian: White On White

Beary Sweet Challenges: Sketch

Little Red Wagon: Christmas In July

Paper Play: Anything Goes

Dutch Dare: Anything Goes

Winter Wonderland: No Designer Paper


Card Recipe:
Image: Karen's Doodles First Taste Of Snow Digital Stamp
Paper: White Cardstock
Embellishments: Stickles Crystal Glitter Glue, Queen & Company Snowflake Pearls, White Pom Pom Ribbon
Tools: EK Success Snowflake Punch, EK Success Mini Snowflake Punch, Martha Stewart Snowflake Punch, Fiskars Texture Plate ~ Dots, Fiskars Texture Plate Snowflakes, Fiskars Circle Template
Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils, EK Success Colored Pencils





Tilda In Blue

I made this Christmas card today using this adorable Christmas Eve Tilda stamp. I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Craftalicious: Make Your Own Flowers

Die Cut Dreams: Tilda In Blue

Little Red Wagon: Christmas In July

Tellen's Place: Christmas in July

Winter Wonderland: No Designer Paper

Tuesday Taggers: Christmas In July

Stamp Something: Christmas In July

Sunday Sketch & Stamp: Sketch

Stamp n Doodle: Anything Goes

Cupcake Inspiration: Photo Inspiration



Card Recipe:
Image: Magnolia Christmas Eve Tilda Stamp
Paper: DCWV Pastel Cardstock Stack ~ Blue, DCWV Pastel Cardstock Stack ~ Yellow, White Cardstock, Nicole Crafts Light Blue Cardstock
Embellishments: Queen & Company Baby Blue Gemstones
Tools: EK Success Daisy Punch, EK Success Mini Daisy Punch
Other: Prisma Colored Pencils, Crayola Colored Pencils


Black Vanilla Cherries Birthday

I made this card using Sweet Tilda for a friend at church. She will be celebrating her birthday on Friday. The sketch that I used is from the Tickled Pink Stamps challenge. My color combination is from the challenge at Ann's Creative Nook (Black, Cherry Cobbler & Vanilla).


I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Stampin' B's: Birthday

Digi Doodles Shops Best: Punch or Cut

Prairie Fairy Designs: 3D

Stamp n Doodle: Anything Goes

Aimee's Challenge: For A Friend

Creatalicious: 3D

Card Recipe:

Image: Magnolia Sweet Tilda Stamp

Paper: DCWV Mariposa Cardstock Stack ~ Red, White Cardstock, Black Cardstock

Embellishments: Queen & Company Pearl Pearls, White Paper Roses, White Paper Rosebuds, Stickles Crystal Glitter Glue

Tools: Martha Stewart Lace Heart Border Punch

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils


2 Sisters Challenge ~ Punches

Good morning! It's challenge day at 2 Sisters Challenges. This week's challenge is our special 5th week challenge. Our challenge this week will last for just 1 week instead of the usual 2 weeks. We would like you to use PUNCHES on your projects. This week we are being sponsored by Karen's Doodles!!!
Karen has kindly given each of us a digi to play with. The image I used on my card is called Here Comes The Bride. I made this anniversary card for a couple in my church. The punch that I used is a Lace Heart Border Punch by Martha Stewart. The embossing on my card is done using Fiskars Swirl Texture Plates. I added a few white roses that I received in a prize that I won. I picked the ribbon up at AC Moore for just a $1 and thought it was perfect for this card. Simple yet elegant. I finished my card by adding a few pink heart pearls.


We are also introducing a new member to our DT this week. My mom (Donna) has finally agreed to join us as part of our team. We are so excited to have her join us. If you have a few minutes please check out her blog and help welcome her and don't forget to check out the rest of the DT and see all their gorgeous creations. They've done an awesome job again this week.

I am entering my card into a few challenges:

Fussy & Fancy: Pink & Black

Prairie Fairy Designs: 3D

One Stitch At A Time: Black, White & 1 Color

Polly Craft: Love & Marriage

Stampavie & More: Black & White + 1 Color

Crafty Sentiments: 2 Embellishments (Roses & Pearls)

Digi Doodles Shops Best: Punch/Cut

Paper Play: Anything Goes

Dutch Dare: Anything Goes

Stamp n Doodle: Anything Goes

Stampinsanity: Black & Pink

Challenge Up Your Life: Celebrations

All Sorts: Dressing Up

Creatalicious: 3D

Card Recipe:
Image: Karen's Doodles Here Comes The Bride Digital Stamp
Paper: Black Cardstock, White Cardstock, Pink Cardstock

Embellishments: Queen & Company Black & White Floral Ribbon, Pink Heart Pearls, White Paper Roses
Tools: Martha Stewart Lace Heart Border Punch, Fiskars Texture Plate ~ Swirls

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils


Friday, July 30, 2010

Top Tip Tuesday Welcome Candy

I just came across this new blog that has been created to share tips with each other. And as an added bonus if you share tips you have a chance to win some goodies. Leanne is offering a welcome candy!! One lucky follower will win these 3 Magnolia stamps: Bon Voyage Tilda with Umbrella, Bon Voyage Tilda on the Loose & Bon Voyage Farewell Tilda!!! This candy giveaway will close on September 5th (my birthday! What a great birthday gift this would be!!) and the winner will be announced in the very first tip post on September 7th. So what are you waiting for head on over to Top Tip Tuesday for your chance at this amazing candy!


Wednesday, July 28, 2010

A Birthday Card

I made this birthday card today using this donkey freebie from Whimsy stamps created by Melissa Jenkins. The sketch that I used is from this week's challenge at Fun with Shapes & More. The challenges at both There She Goes and Meljens is to create an easel card. The colors I used are from this week's challenge at Little Paper Shop (Pink, Light Blue & Celery) and Corrosive (Pink & Blue). The challenge at Practical Scrappers was to use 7 or more different items on your project. On mine I have used 9 items: image, cardstock, doily, gemstones, flower punches, leaf punch, sentiment, heart punch and lace.
In addition to the challenges above I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Wee Memories: Stamping

Stamp, Scrap & Doodle : Digital Stamp

Aimee's Challenge: Something For A Friend

Digital Tuesday: Dazzle Me

Wild Orchid: Lovely Lace

Rosie D's: All Creatures Great & Small

Creative Inspiration: Anything Goes

Handfull of Stamps: Punches

Stamp Something: Something Flowery

Creatalicious: 3D

Ooh La La: Birthdays

Create 4 Fun: Flowers

The Crazy Challenge: Birthday


Card Recipe:
Image: Whimsy Stamps by Melissa Jenkins (Meljens) Donkey Digital Stamp
Paper: White Cardstock, The Paper Company Pastel Pink, Bazzill Basics Lily Pond, Coredinations Gem Moonstone
Embellishments: White Paper Heart Doily, Queen & Company Pretty In Pink Gemstones, Queen & Company Baby Blue Gemstones, Offray Blue & White Gift & Floral Lace
Tools: Fiskars Scallop Heart Punch, EK Success Daisy Punch, EK Success Mini Daisy Punch, EK Success Rock Fern Punch
Other: Prisma Colored Pencils, Crayola Colored Pencils

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

White Christmas

Here is another white on white card I made today. This one is a Christmas card for Karen's Doodles Netherlands. The sketch that I used is from this week's challenge at Friday Sketchers.

I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Digital Tuesday: Dazzle Me (glitter on the snowflake)

Tuesday Taggers: Christmas In July

Kah Wink E Dink: Anything Goes As Long As It's Cool

Stamp, Scrap & Doodle: Digital Image

Annabelle Stamps: Embossing

Cowgirls Sunday Stampen: Anything Goes

Creative Inspiration: Anything Goes

Wild Orchid Challenge: Lovely Lace

Rosie D's: All Creatures Great & Small

Drunken Stampers: Christmas In July

Stamptacular Sunday: Christmas In July

Alota: Glitter & Pearls

Prairie Fairy Designs: Lace It Up

Polka Doodle: Christmas in July


Card Recipe:
Image: Karen's Doodles Skating Fun Digital Stamp
Paper: White Cardstock
Embellishments: Studio G Clear Glitter Glue, Jolees White Pearls, Queen & Company Snowflake Pearls, White Lace
Tools: Fiskars Texture Plate ~ Snowflake, Fiskars Texture Plate ~ Dots, EK Success Snowflake Punch, EK Success Mini Snowflake Punch, Martha Stewart Snowflake Punch
Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils


White On White Birthday

This week the challenge at Karen's Doodles United States is to create a white on white card. This means no color except on your image. This sounded so fun to me and I couldn't wait to do it. But when I sat down and began to work on my card it was actually not as easy as I thought it would be. To help the layers of white to pop I did a little embossing. The sketch that I used is from Simon Says Stamp.

In addition to the challenges listed above I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Stamp, Scrap & Doodle: Digital Image

Handfull of Stamps: Punches

Annabelle Stamps: Embossing

Stamp Something: Something Flowery

Create 4 Fun: Flowers

The Crazy Challenge: Birthdays

Ooh La La: Birthdays

Cowgirls Sunday Stampen: Anything Goes

Creative Inspiration: Anything Goes

Craftalicious: Birthdays

Wild Orchid Challenge: Lovely Lace

Rosie D's: All Creatures Great & Small

Practical Scrappers: 7 Or More Different Items (image, cardstock, pearls, bows, lace, flowers, sentiment, border, embossing)



Card Recipe:
Image: Karen's Doodles Puppy And Her Bone Digital Stamp
Paper: White Cardstock
Embellishments: White Lace, White Satin Bows, Queen & Company Snowflake Pearls
Tools: Fiskars Texture Plate ~ Dots, Fiskars Texture Plate ~ Swirls, Martha Stewart Lace Heart Border Punch, EK Success Daisy Punch, EK Success Mini Daisy Punch
Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils





Friday, July 23, 2010

Pony Love

I made this card using Pony Love from Karen's Doodles. The sketch I used is from this week's challenge at Stamp With Fun.



In addition to the sketch challenge listed above I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Bunny Zoes: Summer Days

Stamptacular Sunday: Ice Cream, Ice Cream, We all scream for Ice Cream (Neapolitan)

Papertake Weekly: Cutie Patootie

Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge: Summer Holidays

All Sorts: Summer Days

Project Tuesday: Handmade Flowers

Kah Wink E Dink: In The Garden

Stamp, Scrap & Doodle: Animals

Colour Create: Warm, Pink, Chocolate & Girly

Fussy & Fancy: Stitches, Scallops & Sparkles

Stampavie & More: Anything Goes

Crafty Creations: Happy or Sweet

Digi Doodles Shops Best: Anything Goes

One Stitch At A Time: Use A Digital Stamp

Hand Full Of Stamps: Punches

Dare U 2 Digi Stamp: Stitching

Stamp Something: Something Flowery

Scrappy Frogs: Girlie Girl

Card Recipe:

Image: Karen's Doodles Pony Love Digital Stamp

Paper: DCWV Pink #1 Cardstock, White Cardstock, Brown Cardstock

Embellishments: Queen & Company Snowflake Pearls, Studio G Clear Glitter Glue

Tools: Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch, Martha Stewart Lace Heart Border Punch, EK Success Rock Fern Punch, EK Success Daisy Punch, EK Success Mini Daisy Punch

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils, Marvy Brown Pen


Thursday, July 22, 2010

All You Need Is Love

I made this anniversary card for a couple at my church. The image that I used is from Karen's Doodles and is called First Kiss.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Karen's Doodles Scandinavia: Sketch

Crafty Creations: Happy or Sweet

Digi Doodles Shops Best: Anything Goes

One Stitch At A Time: Use A Digi


Card Recipe:
Image: Karen's Doodles First Kiss Digital Stamp
Paper: DCWV Pastel Cardstock Stack ~ Yellow, White Cardstock, DCWV Pink #1 Cardstock, Sage Green Cardstock, DCWV Nursery Baby Girl Cardstock Stack ~ Pink & Green Floral
Embellishments: Queen & Co Snowflake Pearls
Tools: EK Success Daisy Punch, EK Success Mini Daisy Punch, Fiskars Oval Template
Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils


Santa Claus is Coming To Town

My next card uses this cute Christmas stamp from Whiff of Joy called Santa With Snack. I added a little dry embossing using Fiskars texture plates to the red card stock. My flowers were made using 2 different size daisy punches from EK Success.

I made this card for the following challenges:

Digi Doodles Shops Best: Anything Goes

Whiff of Joy: Sketch

Stampavie & More: Anything Goes

Aud Sentiments: Choose Your Own Christmas Sentiment

Practical Scrappers: Use Something From Your Stash That Is More Than 1 Year Old (Daisy Punches)

Ann's Creative Nook: Dry Embossing

Christmas Card Challenge: Photo Inspiration (Colors)

The Cuttlebug Spot: Christmas In July

The Shabby Tea Room: Photo Inspiration (I used the colors and created a Christmas card)

Project Tuesday: Handmade Flowers

Die Cut Dreams Christmas Club: Santa

Christmas Stampin All Year Long: Bling It Up


Card Recipe:
Image: Whiff of Joy Santa With Snack Stamp
Paper: Red Cardstock, White Cardstock, DCWV Linen Closet Cardstock Stack ~ Green
Embellishments: Nicole Crafts Red Gemstones, Nicole Crafts Yellow Gemstones
Tools: Fiskars Dot Texture Plate, EK Success Daisy Punch, EK Success Mini Daisy Punch, EK Success 1 3/8" Circle Punch, Martha Stewart Doily Lace Edge Punch
Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils



It's A Cowboy Birthday

Woohoo! I actually got to sit down and make some cards today!! The first time since Saturday which is pretty strange for me. So I have a couple cards to share with you tonight. This first one is a "cowboy" birthday card. I used this adorable image from Karen's Doodles called Rootin Tootin Cowboy.

I have a few challenges that I would like to enter this card into:

Paper Cutz: Cowboy or Western

One Stitch At A Time: Use A Digital Stamp

The Crazy Challenge: Boys Will Be Boys

Pollycraft: Birthdays

The Pink Elephant: Brown

Papertake Weekly: Cutie Patootie

Digital Tuesday: Birthdays

Create 4 Fun: Sketch

Craftalicious: Birthdays

Karen's Doodles United Kingdom: Birthdays

Crafty Creations: Happy or Sweet

Paper Play: Blue, Cream Plus 1 Color Of Your Choosing

Digi Doodles Shops Best: Anything Goes

Card Recipe:

Image: Karen's Doodles Rootin Tootin Cowboy Digital Stamp

Paper: Brown Cardstock, White Cardstock, DCWV Pastel Cardstock Stack ~ Cream, Nicole Crafts Blue Cardstock, DCWV Solid Indigo Cardstock

Tools: Fiskars Star Punch

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils



Monday, July 19, 2010

Simple Elegance

Good morning! It's challenge day at Daisy Doodles Today is a very special day for me because I am celebrating my 7th wedding anniversary!!!I was very excited to find out that our challenge was to create a wedding themed project. So for my card I used the new digital stamp from the store called Simple Elegance.


Want a chance to win this digital stamp? Just make a card that will fit into this week's challenge. Because one lucky participant will receive this stamp set as the prize!!! If you can't wait 2 weeks to find out if you are the lucky individual you can purchase this stamp set at Daisys Digi Doodles Shop.

Card Recipe:

Image: Daisy Doodles Simple Elegance Digital Stamp

Paper: Sage Green Cardstock, Pink Cardstock, White Cardstock, DCWV Pastel CS Stack ~ Cream

Embellishments Baxic Grey Green Pearls, Cream Flower Edged Ribbon

Tools: Fiskars Circle Template, Martha Stewart Lace Heart Border Punch

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Featured Diva

I am so excited!! I was chosen as this weeks Featured Diva on the Karen's Doodles Diva's Gallery!!! This is the door hanger that I entered this week.


Coyote Ugly

The theme this week at Double Dutch is Movie Madness. So for my movie I chose Coyote Ugly. When I saw this adorable stamp from Kenny K Downloads called Dixie Daisy it reminded me of the part in the movie where she is playing on the keyboard in the dark. The Sketch that I used is from this week's challenge at Digital Tuesday.


In addition to the challenges mentioned above I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Stamp Something: Something Digital

Frosted Designs: Border Punches

Craftalicious: Birthdays


Card Recipe:
Image: Kenny K Downloads Dixie Daisy Digital Stamp
Paper: Pink Cardstock, Sage Green Cardstock, White Cardstock, DCWV Pastel Cardstock Stack ~ Cream
Tools: Fiskars Star Punch, EK Success Starry Night Border Punch
Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils


Beary Big Hugs Birthday Card


Hi everyone! I made this birthday card yesterday using Beary Big Hugs. The sketch that I used is from Belles n Whistles. Project Tuesday challenged us to make an easel card. The challenge at Creatalicious is to create soemthing using the theme of 3D. Girlie Girl is the challenge at Scrappy Frogs. The border punch that I used is a lace heart border punch from Martha Stewart Crafts which is for the challenge at Frosted Designs. I took my color inspiration from the challenges at Cupcake Inspiration, The Crafty Pad and Rosie D's.

Card Recipe:

Image: Belles n Whistles Beary Big Hugs Stamp

Paper: Pink Cardstock, White Cardstock, DCWV Pastel Cardstock ~ Cream, DCWV Mariposa Cardstock Stack ~ Burgundy

Embellishments: Oriental Trading Company Pink Paper Flowers, Oriental Trading Company Green Paper Flowers, Basic Grey Burgundy Pearls

Tools: Martha Stewart Lace Heart Punch, Fiskars Scallop Heart Punch, Fiskars Circle Template

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils


Saturday, July 17, 2010

Christmas In July @ 2 Sisters Challenges

Good morning! Today is challenge day at 2 Sisters Challenges. What an amazing first challenge we had with over 80 entries!! Thank you all so much for your support of our new challenge blog. Today we bring you our second challenge which is:


CHRISTMAS IN JULY
For my card I used this adorable image from Karen's Doodles called First Snowfall.


Our sponsor this week is our very own Stacy. Stacy has put together an amazing prize package for one lucky participant to win. There is a complete list of what is up for grabs on the challenge blog.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

The Shabby Tea Room: Christmas In July

Karen's Doodles US: Christmas In July

Magical Crafts Fortnightly Challenge: Christmas In July

Ooh La La: Christmas In July

Pixie Cottage: Sketch

Fab N Funky: Christmas In July

Catch The Bug: Christmas In July


Card Recipe:
Image: Karen's Doodles First Snowfall Digital Stamp
Paper: Bazzill Basics Lily Pond Cardstock, White Cardstock, DCWV Red #3 Cardstock, DCWV Pastel Cardstock Pack ~ Cream, DCWV Blue Cardstock
Embellishments: Nicole Crafts Turquoise Gemstones
Tools: Martha Stewart Doily Lace Edge Border Punch, EK Success Mini Snowflake Punch, EK Success Snowflake Punch
Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils

Friday, July 16, 2010

Daisy Doodles

Check out the 3 new single digital stamps and 2 new digital stamp sets from Daisy's Digi Doodles.


And don't forget about out Treasure Hunt. You have until Saturday at 8pm to enter for a chance to win the new Ahoy stamp set. The Treasure Hunt begins at Daisy Doodles Creative Challenges.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Pink Pirate Card


I made this card using this adorable Kraftin Kimmies stamp called Alicia the Strawberry Pirate. The challenges this week at Kraftin Kimmie and Charisma Cardz is to use the color pink. The sketch that I used is from the challenge at Paper Play. This week's challenge at Lexi's Creations is to use stitching.

Card Recipe:

Image: Kraftin Kimmies Alicia The Strawberry Pirate Stamp

Paper: DCWV Pink Cardstock, Black Cardstock, White Cardstock, DCWV Pastel Cardstock Stack ~ Cream Cardstock

Embellishments: Nicole Crafts Black Gemstones

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils


Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Card For Bella

I made this card to send to Bella Tucker. This is the final week of the Wishes For Bella Blog Hop. The blog hop begins on Denise's blog. The image that I used on my card is this adorable donkey digi stamp from Meljens.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Sweet Sunday Sketch: Sketch

Stamp Something: 1 Designer Paper, 1 Ribbon & 1 Image

Wild Orchid: Say It With Flowers (I made my flowers with punches)

Papertake Weekly: In The Garden (flowers & floral ribbon)

Stampavie & More: Anything Goes


Card Recipe:
Image: Meljens Donkey Digital Stamp
Paper: White Cardstock, Colorbok Rose Stripe Patterned Paper
Other: Queen & Co Rose & White Floral Ribbon, Queen & Co Snowflake Pearls, Queen & Co Orchid Pearls, Metal Heart Charm
Tools: Martha Stewart Lace Heart Border Punch, EK Success Daisy Punch, EK Success Mini Daisy Punch
Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils


Christmas In July

This is a Christmas card that I made today using CC Designs Pixies Heidi With Ornament stamp.


I made this card for the following challenges:

Lexi's Creations: Stitching

Taylored Expressions: Sketch

Catch The Bug: Christmas In July

Fussy & Fancy: Christmas In July

Crazy Challenge: It's Hip To Be Square

ABC Christmas: O is for Ornament

Christmas Card Challenge: Use Stitching


Card Recipe:
Image: CC Designs Pixies Heidi With Ornament Stamp
Paper: Colorbok Retro Snowflake Patterned Paper, White Cardstock, Green Cardstock, The Paper Company Berry Cardstock
Embellishments: Snowflake Buttons
Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils, Marvy Emerald Pen





1st Birthday


This is a baby's first birthday card that I made today using Love At First Sight from Karen's Doodles for this week's challenge at Die Cut Dreams. The sketch that I used is from the challenge at Friday Sketchers.

Card Recipe:

Image: Karen's Doodles Love At First Sight Digital Stamp

Paper: DCWV Red #3 Cardstock, DCWV pastel Cardstock Stack ~ Cream, White Cardstock

Embellishments: Queen & Co Pearl Pearls, Offray Hearts Pink Ribbon, K&Co Monkey Around Stickers

Tools: Martha Stewart Doily Lace Edge Punch, EK Success 1 3/8" Circle Punch

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils

Stamp Giveaway at The Pixie Cottage

Check out this new adorable stamp from Sandra Hammer called Hannah On A Swing. Want a chance to win it? Well, head on over to The Pixie Cottage and find out what you need to do for a chance to win. This giveaway is open until July 31st.