Monday, November 17, 2014

Death in my family....

Good Morning Stamping Friends!

Now that all my scheduled posts have posted, I'm popping on with a bit of news.....as the title says there's been a death in our family.  My husband lost his mother a few days ago.  Her funeral will be on December 1st.....Things will be hectic & I will be taking some time to be with my family.  Thank you all for understanding....

Until Next Time,
Hugs & Love,

Sunday, November 16, 2014

613 Avenue Create Challenge #98~World Hello Day

Supplies:  Good Greetings Stamp Set; Big Eye Girl Digital 
Stamp; Whisper White, Garden Green, Cherry Cobbler, 
Chocolate Chip & White Specialty Card Stock; Red, Silver &
Dazzling Diamonds Glitter Paper; Garden Green Ink; Nordic 
Noel DSP; Cherry Cobbler Scallop Ribbon; Whisper White 
Baker's Twine; White Tea Lace Doily; SU! Rhinestones & 
Pearls; Large & Scallop Oval Punches; Bow Charm, Wild 
Orchid Crafts Flowers; Copic Markers; Dimensionals

Oddball Art Stamps
Oddball Art Stamps

Good Morning & Happy Sunday Stamping Friends!!!!!  

It's time for a new challenge @ 613 Avenue Create & the optional theme for you this week is World Hello Day...use the word Hello in any language on your creations!  One of our sponsors is Oddball Art Stamps & I was given Big Eye Girl #3 to play with--THANK YOU!!!!!  I really enjoy using an image for something completely different like this cutie makes a beautiful Christmas card in my opinion & I'm sure that my husband or daughter will be thrilled with it!  My teammates made some gorgeous creations as well so check out our blog to see what they came up with & while you're there; read up on our rules so you can play along with us!  I'm looking forward to seeing your *world hello* works of art....have fun everyone & happy stamping!!!!!

I'm playing along in the following challenges:
ABC Challenge ~ X is for Xtra Special
Artbymiran ~ Anything Goes
The Corrosive Challenge ~ Girly
Crafty Catz ~ Christmas Is Coming
Crafty Ribbons ~ Christmas Creation w/Ribbon
Creative Corner ~ Let It Sparkle
Cute Card Thursday ~ Red & Green
Oddball Art Stamps ~ Any Winter Holiday
Paper Creator's Crafts ~ Anything Goes


Thanks so much for stopping by & have a great rest of the day!!!!!
Until Next Time,
Hugs & Love,

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Creative Knockouts Challenge #63~Banners

Supplies:  Occasions Alphabet Stamp Set; Pumpkins & Leaves
Digital Stamp; Whisper White, More Mustard, Chocolate Chip
& Cryogen White Card Stock; Chocolate Chip Ink; Old Olive
Satin Ribbon; Large Oval, Scallop Oval & 2" Square Punches;
SU! DSP; SU! Pearls; Wild Orchid Crafts Flowers; Copic
Markers; Dimensionals

Prize:  7 Digis

Good Morning & Happy Thursday Stamping Friends!!!!!

It's time for a new challenge @ Creative Knockouts & this week we want to see your creations using banners!  Our sponsor is the fabulous Bugaboo & they're offering the winner a 7 digi prize pack!!!!  I used Pumpkins & Leaves on my Fall/Autumn themed card & it was so much fun to color--THANK YOU!!!!!  My teammates made some really cute cards with banners as well so check out our blog to see what they came up with & while you're there; read up on our rules so you can play along with us!  I'm looking forward to seeing your creations using *banners*....have fun everyone & happy stamping!!!!!

I'm playing along in the following challenges:
Addicted to Stamps & More ~ Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations ~ Anything Goes/Stars
Craft Your Passion ~ Something Beginning with B-Bird, Brown card stock, Ink & Flowers
Fan-Tastic Tuesday ~ Anything Goes/Add Ribbon
Glitter n Sparkle ~ Autumn Colors
SweetStamps ~ Lovely Layers
Whoopsi Daisy ~ Lots of Layers

Thanks so much for stopping by & have a great rest of the day!!!!!
Until Next Time,
Hugs & Love,

Monday, November 10, 2014

Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge #35~Color Combos

Supplies:  Occasions Alphabet Stamp Set; Winter 2 Digital
Stamp; Garden Green, Real Red, Whisper White & Cryogen
White Card Stock; Garden Green Ink; Nordic Noel DSP; Big
Shot; Banners Framelits; Scallop Oval & Extra Large Oval
Punches; Whisper White Satin Ribbon & Baker's Twine;
SU! Pearls & Rhinestones; Bell Charm; Wild Orchid Crafts
Flowers; Copic Markers; Dimensionals

Prize:  3 Images

Choose from one of these color combos:
(a) Red, Green, White
(b) Blue, White, Silver
(c) Red, Gold, Cream
(d) Blue, Brown, Cream
(e) Monochromatic
(f) Pink, Green, Kraft, White


Hello Stamping Friends!!!!

It's time for a new challenge @ Holly Jolly Christmas & we want to see your creations using one of the color combos listed above!  One of our sponsors is Fitztown & I was given Winter 2 to play with-THANK YOU!!  I enjoyed coloring this image & making a pretty festive card using the color combo of Red, Green & White!  For more inspiration & to get you all in the mood to play along with us; check out our blog to see what my teammates came up with!!!  I'm looking forward to seeing your Christmas cards using our color combos....have fun everyone & happy stamping!!!!!

I'm playing along in the following challenges:
Alphabet Challenge ~ T for Traditional Christmas
Christmas Card Challenges ~ Faith Based/Any Christmas Card
Crafty Cardmakers ~ Use a Charm
Fitztown ~ Glitz & Glamour
Love To Create ~ Anything Goes
The Paper Nest Dolls ~ Anything Goes
Stamping Sensations ~ Simply Christmas
That Craft Place ~ Anything Goes
Through The Purple Haze ~ Use A Punch or Die


Thanks so much for stopping by & have a great rest of the day!!!!!
Until Next Time,
Hugs & Love,

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Crafting When We Can Challenge #82~Use Your Markers

Supplies:  Occasions Alphabet Stamp Set; Evanora Digital 
Stamp; Lost Lagoon, Whisper White & White Specialty Card
Stock; Silver Glimmer Paper; All Is Calm DSP; Large Oval, 
Scallop Oval & Large Heart Punches; Big Shot; Decorative 
Dots Embossing Folder; Whisper White Taffeta Ribbon &
Baker's Twine; SU! Pearls & Rhinestones; White Tea Lace
Doily; Wild Orchid Crafts Flowers; Snowflake Charm; Copic
Markers; Clear Spica Pen; Dimensionals


Good Morning & Happy Sunday Stamping Friends!!!!!

It's time for a new challenge @ Crafting When We Can & our theme is Use Your Markers!  Our sponsor is Sassy Studio Designs & I used Evanora on my creation--THANK YOU!!!!  I don't have all the Copic marker colors I *need* yet but I think I did a pretty good job coordinating her dress with the colors of the DSP although I'm upset about her hair!  It started out great but then the stickiness started & it went downhill from there!  Talk about epic fail....I'll be playing with more color combos so I can hopefully avoid this in the future :-)  Anyway, for more inspiration; check out our blog to see what my teammates came up with & while you're there....read up on our rules so you can play along with us!  I'm looking forward to seeing your creations *Using Markers*....have fun & happy stamping everyone!!!!!

I'm playing along in the following challenges:
A Crafty Mess ~ Anything Goes
Artbymiran ~ Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons ~ Christmas Creation w/Ribbon 
Creative Corner ~ Christmas
Delightful Challenges ~ Patterns-include patterned paper
Fab 'n' Funky  ~ 3 Different Embellishments
Paper Creator's Crafts ~ Anything Goes
QKR Stampede ~ Let's Talk Christmas
Really Reasonable Ribbon ~ Winter Holiday w/Ribbon or Trim

Thanks so much for stopping by & have a great rest of the day!!!
Until Next Time,
Hugs & Love,

Friday, November 7, 2014

Simply Create Too Challenge #74~Give Thanks/Thank You

Supplies:  Letterpress Winter Stamp Set; Whisper White & 
Lost Lagoon Card Stock; Lost Lagoon & Pool Party Ink; Big
Shot; Filigree Frame Embossing Folder; SU! Rhinestones;
Corner Rounder Punch; Dimensionals

Good Morning & Happy Friday Stamping Friends!!!!

It's time for a new challenge @ Simply Create Too & our theme for the next 2 weeks is Give Thanks/Thank You!  One of my weak points is simple cards/designs so I tried my hand at it again.....just used a bit of texture, bling & dimension.  Surprisingly; I actually like my design & agree with the statement that sometimes less is more!  My teammates made some gorgeous creations as well so check out our blog to see what they came up with & while you're there; read up on our rules so you can play along with us!  I'm looking forward to seeing your *Thankful* works of art....have fun everyone & happy stamping!!!!!

I'm playing along in the following challenges:
The Crafter's Cafe ~ Thank You
Crafting By Designs ~ Anything Goes
Moving Along With The Times ~ Sparkle and/or Shine

Thanks so much for stopping by & have a great rest of the day!!!
Until Next Time,
Hugs & Love,

Monday, November 3, 2014

Love to Scrap! Challenge #41~Bling It On!!!

Supplies:  For All Things Stamp Set; Pumpkin Topiary Digital
Stamp; Garden Green, Tangerine Tango, Whisper White, Basic
Black & White Specialty Card Stock; Garden Green Ink; Basic
Black Chevron Ribbon; Big Shot; Woodgrain Embossing 
Folder; Extra Large Oval, Note Tag, Elegant & Bitty Butterfly
Punches; SU! Rhinestones; Black Glitter Paper; Wild Orchid
Crafts Flowers; Copic Markers; Dimensionals





Prize:  3 Images


Good Morning & Happy Monday Stamping Friends!!!!!

It's time for a new challenge @ Love to Scrap! & our theme for the next two weeks is Bling It On--we want to see lots of bling/sparkle on your creations!!  The Paper Nest Dolls & Scribbles Designs are our sponsors & I was given Pumpkin Topiary to play with by Scribbles Designs--THANK YOU!  Since Halloween is over, I added butterflies to cover up the bats...those sparkly cuties really add that little something to my simple card!  My teammates made some very pretty & sparkly creations as well so check out our blog to see what they came up with & while you're there; read up on our rules so you can play along with us!  I'm looking forward to your *Bling/Sparkly* creations.....have fun everyone & happy stamping!!!!!

I'm playing along in the following challenges:
Challenge Up Your Life ~ Anything Goes
Creatalicious ~ Orange & Green
Great Impressions ~ Thankful Thoughts
Scribbles Designs Challenge ~ Fall Impressions

Thanks so much for stopping by & have a great rest of the day!!!
Until Next Time,
Hugs & Love,