Monday, August 30, 2010

Anniversary Card

I made this anniversary card for a couple in our church. I used Here Comes The Bride from Karen's Doodles. The sketch that I used is from this months challenge at Crafting Life's Pieces.


I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Bee Crafty: Anything Goes

Challenge Up Your Life: Celebrations

Ooh La La: Elegant Ladies

Catch The Bug: Black, kraft/brown, white or cream plus 1 color

Christmas Stampin All Year Long: Anything But A Christmas Card

Cupcake Craft: Let's Get Digital

Card Recipe:

Image: Karen's Doodles Here Comes The Bride Digital Stamp

Paper: White Cardstock, Red Cardstock, Black Cardstock

Embellishments:Celebrate It Black & White Dot Ribbon, White Paper Roses, Redd Ribbon Bow, Basics By Kaisercraft White Pearls

Tools: Martha Stewart Doily Heart Lace border Punch, Fiskars Circle Template

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils

Daisy Doodles ~ Anything Goes



Good morning! Today is challenge day at Daisy Doodles Creative Challenges. This week's challenge is. . . . .

ANYTHING GOES
The image that I used on my card is called Alfie. You can purchase this amazing elf digi at Daisy's Digi Doodles shop.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Papertake Weekly: 3 of one item, 2 of another and 1 of another (3 different snowflake punches, 2 colors and 1 ribbon)

Think Ink: Bling It On

The Creative Cottage: Christmas

Die Cut Dreams Christmas Club: Elves

Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge: Christmas

Totally Gorjuss: Christmas In August

Bee Crafty: Anything Goes

Cupcake Craft: Let's Get Digital

Card Recipe:

Image: Daisy's Digi Doodles Alfie Digital Stamp

Paper: Red Cardstock, White Cardstock, Green Cardstock

Embellishments: Celebrate It Snowflake Ribbon, Nicole Crafts Red Gemstones, Nicole Crafts Green Ribbons, Stickles Crystal Glitter Glue

Tools: Martha Stewart Snowflake Corner Punch, Martha Stewart Snowflake Punch, EK Success Snowflake Punch, Martha Stewart Doily Lace Edge Punch, Fiskars Oval Template

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils




Saturday, August 28, 2010

Halloween

I made this halloween card using this adorable Kitty Kat image from Karen's Doodles. The sketch that I used is from this week's challenge at The Sweet Stop. The colors that I used on my card, turquoise, orange & black, are from the challenges at Crafty Ho's (orange, black & turquoise), No Time To Stamp (orange & turqouise with a touch of black) and Karen's Doodles Netherlands (use any combination of the following: turquoise, orange, lilac, pink, green & eggplant).


I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Christmas Stampin All Year Long: Anything But A Christmas Card

Lexi's Creations: Embossing

Bee Crafty: Anything Goes

A Crafty Little Place: Food (pumpkins)

Challenge Up Your Life: Celebrations



Card Recipe:
Image: Karen's Doodles Kitty Kat Digital Stamp
Paper: Nicole Crafts Turquoise Cardstock, White Cardstock, Nicole Crafts Orange Cardstock, Nicole Crafts Black Cardstock
Embellishments: Celebrate It Black With White Dots Ribbon, Pumpkin Button
Tools: EK Success 1 3/8" Circle Punch, Fiskars Texture Plates ~ Dots
Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils



Birthday Bear



This week's challenge at Karen's Doodles is polka dots. This is also the challenge on the Karen's Doodles kids challenge blog. This is the image that they are giving away as a freebie to the kids that want to play along. So Becca and I sat down and made cards using this image. You can see her card here.



I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Party Time Tuesdays: Birthday Card For A Child

Kah Wink E Dink: Birthday

Meljens: Birthday

Cute Card Thursday: No Punches or Dies

Totally Paper Crafts: Clean & Simple

Challenge Up Your Life: Celebrations

Bee Crafty: Anything Goes

Card Recipe:

Image: Karen's Doodles Polka Dot Bear Digital Stamp

Paper: DCWV Spring Cardstock Stack ~ Green, DCWV Spring Cardstock Stack ~ Blue, DCWV Spring Cardstock Stack ~ Orange, Purple Cardstock, Pink Cardstock, DCWV Nana's Kids Multi Dots Cardstock, White Cardstock

Embellishments: Pink Mini Button, Turquoise Mini Button, Purple Mini Button

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils


Friday, August 27, 2010

SMC Challenge ~ Birthdays

Good morning! Today is challenge day at Sew Many Challenges. Today's challenge is a birthday challenge and we are being sponsored by:


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Simon Says Stamp



I used Tayla Fishing on my card this week. This digi is available for purchase at the Sew Many Cards store.



Thursday, August 26, 2010

Pink To Make The Boys Wink

I made this birthday card using one of my favorite color combinations, light pink and sage green. This is perfect for the challenge at Penny's Paper Crafty.

I am also entering this card into the following challenges:
Create 4 Fun: Birthday
Wild Orchid: Make It Sparkle
Craft Your Passion: Make Your Own Flowers
Stamp With Fun: Card For A Girl
Card Recipe
Image: Magnolia Tilda Standing With Bow Stamp
Paper: Bazzill Basics Lily Pond Cardstock, Bazzill Basics Berry Blush Cardstock, White Cardstock, Nicole Crafts Cream Cardstock
Embellishments: Nicole Crafts Pink Gemstones, Queen & Company Pink Dot Ribbon
Tools: EK Success Daisy Punch, EK Success Mini Daisy Punch, Fiskars Circle Template, EK Success Rock Fern Punch
Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils

Tilda In Lemon

I made this birthday card using Tilda With Veil. The sketch taht I used is from the challenge at Sunday Sketch & Stamp.



I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Prairie Fairy: Punch It

Stampin For The Weekend: Anything Goes

Create 4 Fun: Birthday Card

Stamp With Fun: Card For A Girl

Die Cut Dreams: Tilda In Lemon

Stamp and Create: Flowers

Ooh La La: Elegant Ladies

Challenge Up Your Life: Celebrations

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Another Christmas Card

Here is another Christmas card this one using Skating Fun from Karen's Doodles.



I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Moving Along With The Times: Glitter

Pixie Dust Studio: Go Crazy With Polka Dots

Digi Doodles Shops Best: Anything Goes

Paper Cutz: Anything Goes

Prairie Fairy: Punch It

Bah Humbug: Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland: Walking In A Winter Wonderland

Stampin For The Weekend: Anything Goes

Stamp Something: Use A Digi

Oh Alice: Add Some Bling

Aly's Sunday Challenge: Get Dotty

The Creative Cottage: Christmas

ABC Challenge: B is for Blue

Card Recipe:

Image: Karen's Doodles Skating Fun Digital Stamp

Paper: Nicole Crafts Turquoise Cardstock, White Cardstock, DCWV Latte Cardstock Stack ~ Purple

Embellishments: American Crafts Turquoise With White Dots Ribbon, Nicole Crafts Blue Heart Gemstones, Nicole Crafts Blue Gemstones, Stickles Crystal Glitter Glue

Tools: Martha Stewart Snowflake Punch, Martha Steart Snowflake Border Punch, Martha Stewart Snowflake Corner Punch

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils


Christmas Card

I made this Christmas card using Bigsby's Christmas Wish from Karen's Doodles. The sketch that I used is from this week's challenge at ABC Christmas.

I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Digi Doodles Shops Best: Anything Goes

Paper Cutz: Anything Goes

Stamp Something: Use A Digi

The Creative Cottage: Christmas

Card Recipe:

Image: Karen's Doodles Bigsby Christmas Wish Digital Stamp

Paper: Nicole Crafts Cream Cardstock, Nicole Crafts Red Cardstock, Nicole Crafts Hunter Green Cardstock

Embellishments: Nicole Crafts Red Gemstones

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, EK Success Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils




Monday, August 23, 2010

Tilda In Red

I made this Christmas card using this week's sketch at Friday Sketchers.

I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

City Crafter: Isn't She Lovely

A Spoonfull Of Sugar: Christmas In August

Fab N Funky: Flower Power

Digi Doodles Shops Best: Anything Goes

Paper Cutz: Anything Goes

Just Magnolia: Let's Get Sentimental

Stampin For The Weekend: Anything Goes

Die Cut Dreams Christmas Club: Tilda In Red

The Creative Cottage: Christmas

Stamp And Create: Flowers

Challenge Up Your Life: Celebrations

Craft Your Days Away: Favorite Things


Card Recipe:
Image: Magnolia Tilda With Gift Stamp
Paper: Red Cardstock, Nicole Crafts Cream Cardstock, White Cardstock, DCWV Latte Cardstock Stack ~ Green
Embellishments: Queen & Company Pearl Pearls, Queen & Company Classy Red Pearls
Tools: EK Success Daisy Punch, EK Success Mini Daisy Punch, EK Success Rock Fern Punch, Fiskars Circle Template
Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils



Halloween Fun

Have you all seen the Karen's Doodles challenge on Facebook? This is the freebie they are giving to anyone who wants to enter the challenge. This is the card that I made using this week's sketch challenge at Papertake Weekly.


I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Aud Sentiments: Anything Goes

Pixie Dust Studio: Go Crazy With Polkadots

Digi Doodles Shops Best: Anything Goes

Paper Cutz: Anything Goes

Prairie Fairy: Punch It

Stampin For The Weekend: Anything Goes

Stamp Something: Use A Digi

Aly's Sunday Challenge: Get Dotty

Donna's Den Of Crafts: Lots Of Layers

Lollipop Craft: Ribbons & Buttons

Craft Your Days Away: Favorite Things

Card Recipe:

Image: Karen's Doodles Kitty Kat Digital Stamp

Sentiment: Harry Potter Computer Font

Paper: The Paper Company Boysenberry Cardstock, White Cardstock, Orange Cardstock

Embellishments: Nicole Crafts Black Gemstones, Pumpkin Button, Celebrate It Blace with White Dots Ribbon

Tools: Martha Stewart Drippy Goo Border Punch

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils


Saturday, August 21, 2010

2 Sisters Challenge ~ Sketch

Good morning! Today is challenge day at 2 Sister's Challenges. Today's challenge is a sketch challenge. We are being sponsored by Stitchy Bear Stamps & I Did It Creations. The Design Team was given an image from one of the designers to work with. The image I am using is called Sammie Snowman from Lexi's Creations.


I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Aly's Sunday Challenge: Get Dotty

The Creative Cottage: Christmas

Card Recipe:

Image: Lexi's Creations Sammie Snowman Digital Stamp

Paper: White Cardstock, Mauve Cardstock, Meyer Blue Dots Designer Paper

Embellishments: Snowflake Buttons, Stickles Crystal Glitter Glue

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils


Friday, August 20, 2010

Sew Many Challenges ~ Christmas

Good morning! It's Friday and that means it's challenge day at Sew Many Challenges. This week our challenge is Christmas and we are being sponsored by Stitchy Stamps. The image I used is called Caroling. You can purchase this image in the Sew Many Cards shop for $3.


Stitchy was very kind and gave the SMC DT an image to play with. Today I am showcasing Ms. South.
I am entering my SMC Christmas card into the following challenges:

Truly Scrumptious: Sketch with an added extra of brads, buttons or bows

Stampavie & More: Christmas In Summer

The Creative Cottage: Christmas

Digital Tuesday: Use Your Scraps

A Spoonfull of Sugar: Christmas In August

I am entering my Stitchy Stamps Halloween Card into the following challenge:

The Sweetest Thing: Sketch

Card Recipe For Christmas Card:

Image: Sew Many Cards Caroling Digital Stamp

Paper: Colorbok Retro Snowflake Designer Paper, Red Cardstock, White Cardstock, DCWV Latte Cardstock Stack ~ Green

Embellishments: Red Ribbon Bow

Tools: EK Success 1 3/8" Circle Punch

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils

Card Recipe For Halloween Card:

Image: Stitchy Stamps Ms South Digital Stamp

Paper: Black Cardstock, Red Cardstock, White Cardstock

Embellishments: Nicole Crafts Black Gemstones, Nicole Crafts Red Heart Gemstones, Queen & Company Black with White Dots Ribbon

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils


Thursday, August 19, 2010

Vintage Tilda

I made this birthday card using Tilda with Veil. The challenges at Bunny Zoes Crafts and Creatalicious is vintage. Magnolia-licious Highlights is holding a birthday celebration for Diana Crick's birthday. The colors I chose came from this week's challenge at the Color Throwdown (Soft Sky, Chocolate Chip, Kraft & Certain Celery). The theme at Fab n Funky is flower power. I made my flowers using 2 different size daisy punches from EK Success.



I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

One Stitch At A Time: Punches

Ann's Creative Nook: Birthday

Wild Orchid: One For The Girls

Craft Your Passion: Anything Goes

City Crafter: Isn't She Lovely


Card Recipe:

Image: Magnolia Tilda With Veil Stamp

Paper: Nicole Crafts Light Blue Cardstock, Nicole Crafts Kraft Cardstock, Nicole Crafts Dark Brown Cardstock, White Cardstock, Bazzill Basics Lily Pond Cardstock

Embellishments: Tan Pearl, Basic Grey Dk Green Pearls

Tools: Fiskars Oval Template, EK Success Mini Daisy Punch, EK Success Daisy Punch, EK Success Rock Fern Punch

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils, Scrapbooking Chalk


Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Pony Love

I made this birthday card for our Pastor's wife. She loves horses and so I thought this would be the perfect image to use on a birthday card for her. This is Pony Love from Karen's Doodles.
The sketch that I used is from this week's challenge at The Sweet Stop.

I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Craft Your Days Away: Favorite Things

Alphabet Challenge: P is for Punches

One Stitch At A Time: Punches

The Corrosive Challenge: Faux Techniques

Scrappy Frogs: Stitching

Practical Scrappers: Stitching

Ann's Creative Nook: Birthdays

Wild Orchid: One For The Girls

Craft Your Passion: Anything Goes

Little Paper Shop: Stitching

Polly Craft: In Stitches

Karen's Doodles: Animals

Party Time Tuesdays: Pink, Brown & White

City Crafter: Isn't She Lovely

Aly's Sunday Challenge: Get Dotty

Beary Sweet Challenges: Stitching

Card Recipe:

Image: Karen's Doodles Pony Love Digital Stamp

Paper: Nicole Crafts Brown Cardstock, White Cardstock, Bazzill Basics Berry Blush

Embellishments: Oriental Trading Company Pink Paper Flowers, Queen & Company Snowflake Pearls, American Crafts Pink & Brown Mini Dot Ribbon

Tools: Martha Stewart Doily Lace Edge Punch

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils, Marvy Burnt Umber Pen

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

A Birthday Card

I created this card using this adorable Magnolia stamp Picking Lilacs. The sketch that I used is from this week's challenge at Just Magnolia.

I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

The Corrosive Challenge: Faux Techniques

Wild Orchid: One For The Girls

Ann's Creative Nook: Birthday

Craft Your Passion: Anything Goes

Little Paper Shop: Stitching

Pollycraft: In Stitches

City Crafter: Isn't She Lovely

Everybody Art: In The Garden

Totally Tilda: Stitching

Magnolia-licious Highlights: Birthday


Card Recipe:
Image: Magnolia Picking Lilacs Stamp

Paper: DCWV Latte Cardstock Stack ~ Purple, DCWV Pastel Cardstock Stack ~ Purple, Nicole Crafts Cream Cardstock, White Cardstock
Embellishments: Queen & Company Purple Floral Ribbon, Basic Grey Purple Pearls, Oriental Trading Company Purple Paper Daisies, Oriental Trading Company Green Paper Flower
Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils, Marvy Ultramarine Pen








Tilda & Edwin Anniversary Card

I made this anniversary card for a couple in our church. The sketch that I used is from Taylored Expressions. The challenge at Magnolia Down Under is to use 1 Tilda image and 1 Edwin image on your card. I used Sherwood Edwin & Tilda Curtsy Princess.


I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Pixie Dust Studio: Pretty In Pink

Stamp Something: Fairy Tales

One Stitch At A Time: Punches

Challenge Up Your Life: Celebrations

Card Recipe:

Image: Magnolia Sherwood Edwin Stamp, Magnolia Tilda Curtsy Princess Stamp

Paper: DCWV Pastel Cardstock Stack ~ Cream, Bazzill Basics Lily Pond Cardstock, Pink Cardstock, White Cardstock

Embellishments: Pink Heart Pearls

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

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils


Monday, August 16, 2010

Bold n Bright



I made this card using All That from Kenny K's.

I made this card for the following challenges:

Stamp, Scrap & Doodle Saturday: Sketch

Penny's Paper Crafty: Anything Goes

Kenny K's Krafty Girlz: Bold & Bright

Craft Your Passion: Anything Goes

Card Recipe:

Image: Kenny K's All That Digital Stamp

Paper: Pink Cardstock, DCWV Latte Cardstock Stack ~ Purple, White Cardstock

Embellishments: Nicole Crafts Purple Gemstones

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils



Pretty In Pink

I made this card today using this adorably cute image from Sassy Cheryl's.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Sassy Cheryls: Pink, Black & White

Kah Wink E Dink: Use Your Favorite Digital Stamp

Penny's Paper Crafty: Anything Goes

Pixie Dust Studio: Pretty In Pink

Alphabet Challenge: P Is For Punches

The Crafty Pad: Glitz & Glitter

One Stitch At A Time: Punches

Stampin Sisters: Clean Humorous

Wild Orchid: One For The Girls

Craft Your Passion: Anything Goes

Ann's Creative Nook: Birthday

Race Car

I made this birthday card today using AJ The Race Car Driver from The Stamping Boutique.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge: Anything Goes

The Stamping Boutique: Use a Stamping Boutique Image

Challenge Up Your Life: Celebrations

Card Recipe:

Image: The Stamping Boutique AJ The Race Car Driver Digital Stamp

Paper: Black Cardstock, White Cardstock, Nicole Crafts Red Cardstock

Embellishments: Black Buttons, Queen & Company Black With White Dot Ribbon, Queen & Company Black Ribbon

Tools: EK Success 1 3/8" Circle Punch

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils






Daisy Doodles ~ Sunshine Yellow & White/Cream

Good morning! Today is challenge day at Daisy Doodles Creative Challenges. Our challenge theme for you this time is SunshineYellow & White/Cream. The image I used is from a 3 pack set of tulips. You can purchase this gorgeous digi set at Daisy's Digi Doodles Shop for just $3. Have you heard the news?? Starting September 1st Daisy Doodles will be having monthly challenges over on the forum!!

I am entering this card into the following challenges:



Digi Doodles Shops Best: Flowers



Stamp and Create: Flowers



Scrappy Frogs: Stitching



Challenge Up Your Life: Celebrations



Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge: Anything Goes

Incy Wincy: Yellow







Card Recipe:


Image: Daisy Doodles 3 Pack Tulip Digi Stamps


Paper: DCWV Spring Cardstock Stack ~ Yellow, White Carstock


Embellishments: Yellow Pearls, Queen & Company White &Yellow Striped Ribbon


Tools: Fiskars Oval Template


Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Zig Memory Summer Sun Pen




Sunday, August 15, 2010

Tag

I made this gift tag today using Bigsby in Wreath from Karen's Doodles.


I am entering this card into the following challenges:

A Crafty Little Place: Tag

Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge: Anything Goes

Winter Wonderland: Tag

Christmas Stampin All Year Long: 2 Designer Papers

Aly's Sunday Challenge: Get Dotty


Card Recipe:
Image: Karen's Doodles Bigsby In Wreath Digital Stamp
Paper: Red Cardstock, EK Success Inspirables Celebration Rich Designer Paper, DCWV Pastel Cardstock Stack ~ Cream, Dot Designer Paper
Embellishments: Nicole Crafts Red Gemstones, Tan With White Dot Ribbon
Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils





Back To School

I made this back to school card today using Little Artists from Karen's Doodles.



I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge: Anything Goes

Bee Crafty: Ribbons & Bows

Tuesday Morning Sketches: Sketch

Totally Paper Crafts: Rainbow

Stampin For The Weekend: Back To School

Catch The Bug: Back To School with Primary Colors

Wee Memories: Buttons, Brads & Bling

Sentimental Sundays: Ribbon

One Stitch At A Time: Punches

Aly's Sunday Challenge: Get Dotty

Stamptacular Sunday: Buttons & Bows

Card Recipe:

Image: Karen's Doodles Little Artists Digital Stamp

Paper: Red Cardstock, White Cardstock, Blue Cardstock, DCWV Spring Cardstock Stack ~ Yellow, DCWV Spring Cardstock Stack ~ Green Cardstock

Embellishments: Purple Buttons, Sweet Petites Red Spacial Dots Ribbon

Tools: Fiskars Oval Template, Martha Stewart Drippy Goo Edge Punch

Other: Crayola Colored Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils


Circle Card

This is an anniversary card that I made for a couple in our church. I just got this Tilda with Veil stamp and couldn't wait to use it and I thought it would be perfect for an anniversary card. I don't make circle cards very often (I think this might be my second one ever) but I just loved the sketch at Tickled Pink Stamps and knew that I had to do it.

I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge: Anything Goes

Colour Create: Ivory, Duck Egg Blue & 1 Other Color in Photo

Wild Orchid: One For The Girls

Challenge Up Your Life: Celebrations

Stamp and Create: Flowers

Alphabet Challenge: P is for Punches

Craft Your Days Away: Favorite Things



Card Recipe:
Image: Magnolia Tilda With Veil Stamp
Paper: DCWV Pastel Cardstock Stack ~ Blue, DCWV Pastel Cardstock Stack ~ Cream, White Cardstock
Embellishments: Oriental Trading Company Blue & White Paper Flowers, Oriental Trading Company Green Paper Flowers, Queen & Company Pearl Pearls
Tools: Martha Stewart Lace Heart Border Punch
Other: Prisma Colored Pencils, Crayola Colored Pencils