Sunday, January 30, 2011

Heart flower

This is a Valentine with the flower made of hearts. See Top Tip Tuesday for the tutorial. The
Paper is from my stash. Stem is green Stickles. It was made to fit the following challenges;
Crafty Card Makers - We want to see flowers.
Delightful Sketches - Put a Heart on you card - Flower made of hearts, hearts on tag.
Frosted Designs - Monochromatic - Pinks
Just us Girls - Make your own flowers.
Paper Players - Anything Goes.
Spoonful of Sugar - Make a Valentine.
Top Tip Tuesday - Make a flower out of hearts.
Waltzing Mouse Sketch - Sketch challenge.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Sewn Tree

This is another labor intensive card, but worth it. Done with gold thread, then added bling. The paper is from my stash. Bling is by Darice
It fits the following challenges;
Kaboodle Doodles - Add bling to your creation.
One Stitch at a Time - As you like it.
Totally Gorjuss - As you like it.

Friday, January 28, 2011

White Butterflies

This is a get well card for a friend. The butterflies are done in origami and made of vellum. The flower is quilled. The butterfly bodies are embossed. The paper is from my stash.
It fits the following challenges;
Anything Challenge - Butterflies.
Bugaboo Stamps - Winter White - No color except white.
CCEE Stampers- Create a white card.
Flutterby Wednesdays - White on White with a butterfly.
Ooh-la-la-creations - 3 of a kind - Three butterflies.
Stamping Vacation - White space challenge - Lots of white space with three of anything - 3 butterflies.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011


This is a sliding pop-up card, featured by Splitcoast Stampers this week(here is the tutorial). I made this version for a gentleman friend for his 92 birthday(to-morrow). It is made with a digi stamp from Digital Two Tuesdays. The background is distressed to bring out the stars. The "pull" and the birthday stamp are embossed. Everything else is from my stash.
It fits the following challenges.
Allsorts Challenge #87 - Make a project for someone of the male of the species.
Crafts and me - Monochrome - Blue
Crafty Ann's Challenge - A mix of old and new - The technique is new to me and make from old stash materials.
Delightful Sketches - Birthday Celebration
Paper Sundaes - Distressing
Penny's Challenges - Anything goes.

Monday, January 17, 2011


This card has a little of everything. Punched border, ribbon, Stickles, digi picture(from Digital Tuesday), silk flowers, some with Stickles on. There is a doily on it, but it doesn't show up on the picture. Its behind the little girl. A touch of bling on the bottom. It fits the following challenges;
Creatalicious - Use a ribbon and a love theme - The ribbon is the one with all the hearts.
Kraftin' Kimmie - Use flowers on our creations.
Lexis Creations - "Say it with love" - The love sticker.
Paper Play - "Cutie Patootie"
Paper Playtime - Use the work "Love" - The love sticker.
Stamp, Scrap & Doodle - Anything goes.

Saturday, January 15, 2011


A get well card for a friend. The picture is from Digital Two for Tuesday. They are colored with water color pencils. The paper are all from my stash.
It fit the following challenges;
365 Cards - Create a border with punches. (the border is on the top.)
Colour Create Challenge - color challenge - Pink, Blue, Cream, and Grey. (extra - with flowers.)
Fab 'n Funky - Let's get warm and toasty.
Kaboodle Doodles - Use a digital image.
Pixie Cottage - Use your favorite coloring method - Water color pencils.
Raise the Bar - Use a child image on your card.
Rainbow Lady's Challenge - A sketch challenge
Simply Create - Use punches - Border punches and flower punches.
Stamp Challenge - Stamp something - digi picture.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Iris butterfly

Another iris fold. I really like doing these. The stamp "Thinking of You" is embossed with Blue Sparkle. Everything is from my stash.
It fits the following challenges.

Alice in Wonderland - Icy blue color scheme.
Aly's Sunday Challenge - Things with wings.
Bugaboo Stamps - Embossing.
Stampin' Sisters in Christ - A card with wings.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Iris heart

This is a new technique for me. I loved the results. You will be seeing more of these if I have time, they do take a while. A good way to use up all those end you have been saving. Made with things in my stash. The hearts on the side are a ribbon. There is embossing around the edge of the heart.
It fits the following challenges;
Cupcake Craft - Something New - New technique
Fab 'n Funky - Anything Goes - New technique.
Polly Craft Challenge - New Things - New technique.
Rainbow Lady's Challenge - "It's all new to me" - New technique.
Sweetstampin Challenge - Try a new technique.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Doily Valentine

Here is an easel Valentine. The cardstock is by "Gemstones" Everything else is from my stash. The "Be my Valentine" stamp is embossed with red and gold sparkle powder. There are both silk and punched flowers. The sick flowers I added a pink and gold glitter. The punched flowers have bling in the center.
It fits the following challenges;
Allsorts Challenge - Fancy Fold.
By the Cute and Girly - Bling it on! - Glitter on silk flowers and bling on punched flowers.
Crafty Ho's Challenge - Monochromatic - Pink/red.
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes.
Fun at Fairy Knoll - All that glitters.
Little Red Wagon - Use a Doily.
Moving Along with the times - Old and New - The Gemstone cardstock and pink glitter were from Christmas presents, the rest is from my old stash.
One Stitch at a time - Love and Valentine.
Paper Players - Happy Valentine's Day.

Thursday, January 6, 2011


A quick and easy card for Christmas. It uses "Best Occasions" papers - Metallic for the border and Glitter paper for the center. Ribbon, punched leaves, and circle from my stash. The "joy" is stamped and embossed in red.
It fits the following challenges.
Abc Christmas Challenge - Anything Christmas
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Anything goes.
City Crafter - Create a project using white the only one other color.
Paper Play Challenges - Clean and simple.
Stamping Vacation - White with border and ribbon in a different color.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011


This Card is done with white and blue Stickles. Tree stamps and Holiday stamps are embossed with white. White snow on a blue background. It fits the following challenges;
Cutie-Sunday - Winter.
Ginger Snap Creations - White glitter.
Kaboodledoodles #48 - Anything goes.
Meljen's Designs - Something cold and snowy.
Stamp Challenges - We would like to see you bling up with lots of glitter.
Stempeltraeume - White, snowflakes and glitter.

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Heart Swing

Happy New Year to All

This is a shaped swing card. It was a tutorial from Split Coast Stampers. Made from things in my stash. The three hearts and the "Be my Valentine" are stamped and embossed. The gold outline heart, the sparkle heart and the Love sign are all stickers.

It fits the following challenges.
Colour Create - A color challenge of pink, white and red, and optional heart.
Fun at Fairy Knoll - Anything goes.
Theme Thursday - Use patterned paper.
Simple Doodles - I'm the boss - use embossing.