Friday, November 17, 2017

Cut it Up Challenge #135 ~ Shape Card

Hi Crafty Friends,
We're making shape cards on the Cut It Up Challenge Blog.
I got an adorable file from our challenge sponsor, Fleurette Bloom called "Cutie Bugs."  I think they make adorable shape cards especially for the kiddos.
 I just duplicated the bottom petal and then welded the two to create an actual card that opens.
Everything was done on the Silhouette.
Here's a peek at the entire set.
Shape cards are so much fun.  I look forward to seeing yours.  Just follow the link above to enter our challenge.
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

My Besties International Challenge ~ Reminder


Hi Crafty Friends,

Today I'm posting a My Besties International Challenge reminder.

You still have time to enter our FALL COLORS challenge.
You may use any image from any artist.  Prizes will be given to NON DT entries and DT entries.

Here's my project using image 426.


I used patterned papers from Carta Bella's Hello Fall line.  The image mats are Jaded Blossom Stitched and Scallop Ovals dies.  The fence and fall leaves are La-La Land Crafts dies.  I colored the image using Copic markers.

Follow the link above to join in our challenge.

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Always Fun Challenge #32 ~ Pumpkins


Hi Crafty Friends,

For Always Fun Challenge #32 we'd like to see your pumpkins! 

Here's my project.

I LOVE this patterned paper set, Happy Fall by Carta Bella.  I decided to frame the pumpkins using Jaded Blossom Stitched Rectangle dies.  The sentiment is from JB's Fall Signs.  
The pumpkins are from La-La Land Crafts (the set also comes with faces).  I added some Nuvo Chrystal Drops around the frame and a jute bow.

Follow the link above to join in this week's challenge.

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Aloha Friday Challenge #107 ~ Color Challenge


Hi Crafty Friends,

It's week 2 of Aloha Friday Challenge #107 ~ Color Challenge. 
 This means you still have time to enter!!

I'm using a cute image from one of our sponsors, My Besties.  This is image 830.


Along with Copic Markers, I also used dies from Jaded Blossom and La-La Land Crafts.

Here's our color inspiration.  You must use at least two of the colors.

You'll find more inspiration on the Challenge blog.  Just follow the link above.

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

The Merry Christmas Challenge #42

Hi Crafty Friends,

I just love being on TMCC team.  
For once, I may have most of my Christmas cards finished ahead of the rush.

I purchased an amazing  snowflake stamp from CAS-ual Fridays and used it to create this card.


I stamped the snowflakes on classic linen - gold pearl card stock and then heat embossed using silver sparkle.  The dies are from La-La-Land Crafts.  Once again is used some Mercury Glass card stock for the mat and added a few sequins to complete the card.

Remember that there is a new challenge EVERY week.  Next week Team Tinsel will share their projects.

You can join our challenge HERE.

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Christmas Joy

Hi Crafty Friends,

I'm sharing a simple yet elegant (I hope) Christmas card on the
Paper Crafting World blog today.

I love the simplicity of this Poinsettia Silhoutte


I've used classic linen pearl papers in white and gold for the card base and mat.  I cut the poinsettia out of a pearlized red cover stock .  The sentiment is a La-La Land Crafts die which I cut from gold foil.  The polka dot paper if from the 6 x 6 stack, Gifts of Gold by Paper Studios (Hobby Lobby).
I plan to multiples of this card for our holiday mailing.

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Always Fun Challenge # 31

Hi Crafty Friends,

This week's theme for Always Fun Challenges is
Water Colors.

I've been wanting to work with embossed stamping and water colors so here's the result of my efforts.


The stamp is Jaded Blossom's Poinsettia set which I stamped and then heat embossed with Gold Detail.  The I water colored using Distress Inks - so much fun!
The sentiment is also heat embossed onto vellum using Jaded Blossom's Elegant Holiday Greetings.

The amazing gold/white mat card stock is the Mercury Glass stack from Hobby Lobby - I'm in love!

Please join us each week for our water color challenge.  Just follow the link above.

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Friday, November 3, 2017

Cut It Up Challenge # 134 ~ Thank You Card


Hi Crafty Friends,

Time for another Cut It Up Challenge.  We're making Thank You cards for this challenge.
Don't forget to include a die cut!!!


I had some fun stamping and embossing on this card.  I used Jaded Blossom's Autumn Leaves which I heat embossed after stamping.  The sentiment is a die from Altenew.  I used La-La Land Crafts adhesive foil and chipboard to give the die shine and dimension.  Finally I added Nuvo Glitter Drops.

Please join us for our Thank You challenge which is being sponsored by
Heartfelt Creations
Heartfelt Creations.


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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

My Besties International Challenge November Challenge

Hi Crafty Friends,
November is here so it's time for a new monthly challenge at
My Besties International Challenge Blog.
Our theme this month is AUTUMN COLORS.
Remember, this is an optional theme and you may use any image by any designer.
Prizes will be awarded to both NON DT entries and DT entries so please follow the link above and join in the fun.
Here's my project using "Pumpkin Pie Giggle Box."

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I hope you'll join our challenge!
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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Always Fun Challenge #30 ~ Halloween

Hi Crafty Friends,

This is my final Halloween project.  Now to wait for the kiddos tomorrow night.

For this Always Fun Challenge, I made a small gable box.  It was going to be a treat holder but while at our LSS Crop, a crafty friend suggested that it would be cute as a tea light holder.  I tried it and I really like the results.


I did add clear plastic behind the cut out so it could still be a treat holder.
The box is a new Jaded Blossom  Gable box die and the ghost and spider are from Jaded Blossom's
Halloween Dies.

Come on over and join in our weekly fun.  Just click the link above.


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