Sunday, May 29, 2011

Kite Flying






A birthday card for a boy. All the materials are from my stash.

It fits the following challenges;
365 Cards - Day 88 - Friday Prompt BREEZY.
Charisma Cardz #21 BOY OH BOY! I've chosen MALE cards. 
The Pixie Cottage #71 - Sketch.
Tuesday Throwdown - This week we are challenging you to use stripes in your card.

Steamy Tea



Inside the saying is “What you need is a steaming cup of tea!“ The picture is a digi from Nina May at  
There's Magic in the Air. It was colored with water color pencils.  All materials are from my stash.

It fits the following challenges;

365 Cards - Day 86 - Wednesday Prompt The word of the day is Steam!
Digidoodle Shops #60 - Anything Goes.
Do You Stack Up #21 Animals - mice.
Pals Paper Arts #95 - Brads are the Element of Style this week at Pals Paper Arts. - Brad in the blue ribbon.
Party Time Tuesdays #17 Animal Themed Projects - The mice.

Light Bulb


The digi image in this card is from  Meljen’s Designs All the materials are from my stash. The image is colored with metallic pens.
It fits the following challenges;
365Cards - Day 89 - Saturday Prompt Here's your word - Light.
StampChallenges This week our challenge is - use a sentiment.

Winter Wonderland








A cool winter scene. A winter wonderland Christmas card. The trees are embossed. All materials are from my stash.

It fits the following challenges;
365 Cards - Day 87 - Thursday Prompt - the word is Cool.
Christmas Blog Challenge - Blue and white.
Card Inspirations #113 - Christmas In May!
The Paper Players #49: Anything Goes!
Sassy Studio Designs - A Winter Wonderland and it needs to be blue and white!
Stamping 411 - Sketch.

Friday, May 27, 2011

Flowers and Fairy


A fun card with another digi from Digital Tuesdays. It is colored with water color pencils. All the materials are from my stash.

It fits the following challenges;

365 Cards Day 84 - Monday Prompt - RUFFLES.= The Pink ruffled lace between the buttons.
AI Factory So our challenge to you is PRETTY IN PINK. We would like to see your girl themed projects this week.
Anything Challenge Diagonal on Bingo - Die cuts, Flower, Lace \
Case Study Challenge #41  - Sketch.
Crafts and me Challenges #36 - Gems and Pearls
The Crafty Pad # 122 - LACE AND BOWS.
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes!
Just-Hanna-Stamps #95 - Lace & Pearls.
Polly Craft Challenge Bingo - Diagonal - Lace, buttons, flowers.
Shelly’s Images - Let it ALL hang out! We want to see something hanging off the edge of your project this week- Some of the bow goes over the edge of the card.
Southern Girls #19 - This challenge is another girly theme, but this time it is about the embellishments, show us the frills of lace and polish of pearls on your lovely creations this week.
Stamp with Sarahkay #143 This week we have a great theme PINK.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Oriental Fans





I just bought some Core’ordinations Black Magic Cardstock and had to try it out.  It changed color when distressed.  I embossed it then sanded it to bring out the red. This is the result. The bling is by Darice. All other materials are from my stash.

It fits the following challenges;
Crafty Ann’s Challenge #41 Our theme is Oriental.
Crafty Card Makers #46 Embossing
Kaboodle Doodles #68 - Our challenge this week is to DISTRESS, RIP, TEAR, CRUMPLE etc..
One Stitch at a Time #63 "Bling It On!"
Ooh-la-la-creations #80 Fancy Folds.
Totally Paper Crafts Don't Be Square You can make this nice and simple with circles and rectangles, or treat us to something a little more elaborate.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Lady in Hat



This thank you card was made from materials in my stash. The digi picture is from
Digital Tuesday. I’m sorry about the quality of the picture. I just couldn’t find a way to keep it from reflecting.
It fits the following challenges;
365 Cards Day 85 - Tuesday Prompt - Hat
Papertake Weekly - This week our challenge is Pale, Pretty Pastels.
Sweet Stampin’ - Sketch

Happy Birthday






This is a special birthday card for my daughter. All materials are from my stash and old picture albums.

It fits the following challenges;
365 Cards - Day 83 - Super Sketchy Sunday - SketchScrappy Frog - Birthday.
Little Red Wagon #82 - Use a Number.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Silver Swirl


This card was made from a corner of a piece of Scrap Booking Cardstock from DCWV Blosom and Butterflies Stack.   The butterfly in the center is a rubber stamp from the dollar bin. I made the layered flower. The flowers are from punches. The bling is by Darice.

It fits the following challenges;

365 Cards - Day 82 - Caught in a Corner - use patterned paper that is intended for a scrapbook layout,
CCEES Stampers - Make a card with flowers placed somewhere around your main image.
Creatalicious Challenges #22 Create something with Flourishes.
Die Kreativen Stempel Freunde #25 This time we have the Theme :"My favorite colors" - Red and pinks are my favorite colors.
Lollipop Crafts #40 - Bling it!
Rainbow Lady’s Challenge #153 'With a flourish'.
There’s Magic in the air Magical Monday - Let's make our own flowers

Happy Fourth

This is a shaker card for 4th of July. There are stars in the center that shake and stars on the acetate covering.    Couldn't get a clear picture due to the acetate.
It fits the following challenges;
365 Cards - Day 80 - Cute Cuts (use lettering). The “Happy 4th” is done with letters.
Fresh Brewed Designs - Create something RED WHITE and BLUE.
Truly Scrumptious # 57 - Anything Goes.

Lion


A card to go to a children’s hospital. The Lion was cut on a Cricut. His mane is cut into fringe. The lettering is from Martha Stuart Alphabet. The lion head is up on pop dots. All the paper and card stock is from my stash.

It fits the following challenges;
365 Cards Day 79 - Fabulous Fringe - The lion’s mane.
Paper Sundaes 368 - We would like to see you 'Pop It Up'! - The lion's head is up on pop dots.
Robyn’s Fetish #56 ANYTHING GOES.
Top Tip Tuesday #34 - 'One For The Kids' Make any project for a child.
Tuesday Throwdown #49 This week we are challenging you to make a child card.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Blue Diagonal




This card looks fancy, but is easy to make. Most of the materials are from a “Card Maker’s” Kit. The edge trimmer is Martha Stuart. Tiny butterflies about the card are the ones cut when the edge was made.
It fits the following challenges;
365 Cards - Day 81 - Asymmetry
Crafts 4 Eternity#19 - EMBELLISHMENT RECIPE - 1. Flower 2. Ribbon 3. Bling.
Reasonable Ribbon#24 is "Anything Goes" use ribbon somewhere on your project.

Saturday, May 21, 2011

cinderella

A Cinderella birthday card for a young girl. The digi image is from Tellen‘s Place Designs.   All materials are from my stash.

It fits the following challenges;
365 Cards Day 78 - Pretty in Pink-ing - Make use of that cool look created by pinking shears. - All the layers are pinked.
Charisma Cardz # 20 - Birthdays in Pink.
Claudia and Company #82 - Birthday Card for a Girl.
Crazy Amigo - Princesses & Queens - Cinderella
Creative Card Crew - Cute and Girly!
Just-Hanna-Stamps #94 - Sketch.
One Stop Craft #132 - Fairy Tales.
Penny's Challenges 53 - The theme is "Anything Goes".
Tellen‘s Place Designs - Anything Goes! Create a new project using a TPD image.

Blue Dahlia

The layered flower was cut with Spellbinders - Nestabilities - Dahlia. The Embossing is Cuttlebug Scrollwork border. The sentiment is a dollar store sticker. All the materials are from my stash.

It fits the following challenges;
4 Crafty Chicks #38 - BRADS - Brad in center of flower.
365cards Day 77 - White Space.
Alphabet Challenge - Our challenge this week is C for CAS ~ Clean and Simple 5.25
Crafts and Me #35 - Anything Goes.
Fab’n Funky - We would like you to make your own flower - The layered flower
Fun at Fairy Knoll - This week is the our challenge is Flowers.
If the Shoe Fits Scrap it  FF#80 - This week we would like to see your CAS creations!
Incy Wincy Designs #94 - Clean & Simple.
Kaboodle Doodles #67 - Tic Tac Toe - Diagonal - Embossing, die cuts and flower.
Papertake Weekly - Use something floral on your projects.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Rolling Hoops

An all purpose card. Made from things in my stash. The embossing was done with Cuttlebug Folder - Birds and Swirls. The Digi image is from Digital Tuesday.
It fits the following challenges;

365 Cards - Day 76 - Super Sketchy Sunday - Sketch
Owh Stars ands Stamps - This week has the theme “Summer Fun”!
Pile it on Challenge - "Boys and Girls Come Out To Play!". We'd love to see your creations of children having fun.
The Playdate Cafe  #82 - Color Scheme
A Spoonful of Sugar #152 - Anything Goes.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Lady Birds


A card for a sick friend.  All made in day-glo colors.  All made from materials in my stash.

It fits the following challenges;

365 Cards -  Day 75 - Saturday Sketch - Sketch.
Daring Card Makers - BUGS eg ladybirds, bees, spiders etc. - Lady Birds.
Pennys Challenges - "Anything Goes".
Suchins - "Get Sticky!" ... use stickers, rub-ons,etc. The Lady birds are puffy stickers.
Theme Thursday - Garden - The flowers.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Bluebird


This is a window card. The circle is cut out to show the bird that is on the inside of the card. It is made from papers in my stash. The digi stamp is “Feathered Friend” from Shelly’s Images.

It fits the following challenges;
4 Crafty Chicks - We want to see your Spring-inspired cards.
365 Cards - Day 74 - Friday Sketch - Sketch.
AI Factory - We'd love to see anything in terms of images that you would find in nature. Picture of the bird.
Corrosive Challenges by Janet #116 - Birthdays!
Crafty Ann's #40 - Our theme is Happy Birthday.
The Crafty Pad #121 - Holes - This is a window card.
Dutch Dare #112 - Winged Things 5.22
Stamp Challenges - Anything goes.

Christmas Fairy


An unusual Christmas Card.  A dig image from Digital Tuesday is a Christmas Fairy from the 1920's  .  The sketch style is great for using up little bits of scraps.
It fits the following challenges;

365 Cards - Day 72 - Wednesday Sketch - Sketch.
One Stitch at a Time #62 - Anything Goes. 
Stamping Vacation - No! No! Challenge - No Embossing of Any Kind.

Star bright

This card was made with materials from a Card Maker kit. The background of little stars is acetate. The stars have been highlighted with Stickles.

It fits the following challenges;
365 Cards - Day 71 - Tuesday Sketch - Sketch.
Belli Challenge #117 - The Letter "S" Stars.
Bugaboo Stamps - Color scheme.
Papertake Weekly  - Punches - The stars are punched.
Your Next Stamp #42 - This week we are challenging you to "Pop It Up" - The blue stars are up on pop dots.

Alice

A birthday card for a friend. The digi image is from Sassy Studio Designs.  All materials are from my stash.  The text is the conversation between Alice and the Caterpiller.  Bling is by Darice.  The layered flowers are handmade.
It fits the following challenges;
365 Cards - Day 73 Thursday Sketch - Sketch.
Crafty Creations #118 - Anything Goes.
Crafty Purple Frog - For this weeks theme we have chosen mono.
Delightful Sketches - we would love to see FLOWERS.
Moving Along with the Times. The theme of 2B's. tell us, what your two (or more) different 'B's are on your project - Blue and Bling.
My Time to Craft  #140 - Scallops
Paper Variety - We'd love to see your projects inspired by a movie, movie title or featuring a movie theme! - Any one of the many versions of Alice in Wonderland.
Southern Girls - This week we want to see all things girly.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Gingham and Rose

Made with materials from my stash. Lucky I had the ribbon to match the gingham paper. The rose is made of layers, cut on the Cricut. The leaves are punched.  The stamped sentiment is embossed.

The card fits the following challenges;
365 Cards - Day 70 - Monday Sketch
Craft Your Passion - Check It Out (use checks, plaids or gingham).
Cup Cake Craft # 141 - Gingham and Roses
Creative Card Crew MAY FLOWERS!
Everybody-art-challenge #141 - Flowers.
I Did it Creations #54 -  Monochromatic - red.
Sentimental Sundays #54   - Anything Goes!
Stamping Vacation - Have You Tried Challenge - Ribbon Over Lace.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Japanese Fans

This is a card inspired by Japan. I didn’t have a coin so I made one using a picture. I used the technique for making buttons from a tutorial at Split Coast  Stampers.The orange paper is actually origami paper. The butterfly border punch is from Martha Stuart. The Embossed Kanji says. “Love”. All the paper and card stock are from my stash.

The card fits the following challenges;
365 Cards - Day 69- Supper Sketchy Sunday  Sketch
Alphabet Challenge - A for around the world. We would like to see you pick a country to theme on your work - Japan
Creative Cow Girls -  Anything Goes.
Gingersnap Creations - GC99 Random Redhead Challenge - Fans.
Tuesday Throwdown - Use die cuts in your artwork - The Fans are cut and butterfly edge.


Sunday, May 8, 2011

Royal Wedding


A wedding card. I happened to find the Cake brad while hunting through by stash for something else. It gave me the idea for the card. The flowers is layers cut on a Cricut. Every thing is from my stash. The Red White and Blue strips are to connect it to the Royal Wedding.

This card fits the following challenges;

365 Cards - Day 67 - Royally Crafted -Iin honor of the recent royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Just us Girls - Sketch.
Moving Along with the Times - We would like to see Cake on your cards.
Stampin’ Sisters in Christ - Make a card and put all things "beautiful" on it, such as flowers, pearls.
Sentimental Sundays #54 - Anything Goes!
Stamping Vacation - Occasion Oasis - Wedding The Occasion Oasis Challenge is directed at creating for a specific occasion and this month the occasion is Weddings! 

Strong Women

This card is a combination Mother’s Day and encouragement card for my daughter, who is going back to college in her forties. The pictures are of Abigail Adams, Marie Curie, Amelia Earhart and Rosy the Riveter. There are many others I could have used, but only four would fit.

It fits the following challenges;
365 Cards - Day 68 - You Can Do It! inspired by someone who is a "go getter"- Several Go Getters.
Simply Create #43 SC - Create something with sayings that Moms would say.
Unscripted Sketches - Sketch.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

diy paper

This card is made with diy patterned papers. One stamped with butterflies, The stamp is from Inkadinkadoo. The other paper was made with flower and leaf stamps from a set called Porcelain Bouquet by Rubber Stamp Topiary. All the paper is from my stash. Bling is by Darice. The stamped sentiment is embossed.

This card fits the following challenges;

365 Cards - Day 66 - DIY: Patterned Paper - Create 2 different patterned papers to use on your card. One piece done with butterflies, the other is flowers and leaves.
ABC Challenge - T is for....Two or more images - Stamped butterflies and stamped flowers and leaves.
Allsorts - Week 102 - Stamp alot In other words, make sure you use at least three different stamps - Butterfly stamp, two flower stamps and leaves stamp.
By the Cute and Girly - Anything Goes!
Crazy 4 Challenges C4C86 - Let’s see lots of flowers on your creations.
The Secret Crafter Saturday - use some of your neglected stash - Stamped paper has been sitting in a drawer for a couple years.
Shelly’s Images - We want to see projects Girly or Sweet that can be sweet colours or a girly stamp, or flowers.
Sweet Stops Sketches - Sketch.

Dragon

Finally used the Dragon Stamp that I bought from Grey Wolf Graphics at the Akron Show last year. I love doing the spotlight technique. The coloring was done with water color pencils. All the ribbon, paper and card stock are from my stash.
This card fits the following challenges;

365 Cards - Day 65 - Mythical Creatures - Dragon.
Craft Your Passion #56 - The challenge this week is ANYTHING GOES.
One Stop Craft #40 - Birthdays.
Stamping Vacation  - You Name the Challenge - The Challenge is "Magical Creatures.
There’s Magic in the Air - Magical Monday - Birthday Challenge.

Friday, May 6, 2011

Red and White

A quick and easy card. All material are from my stash. The flowers are cut on a Cricut in several sizes and then layered.

This card fits the following challenges;

365 Cards - Day 64 - White Space
Crafty Ann's #40 - Our theme is Happy Birthday.
My Time to Craft #139 - Red and White.
Sassy Studio Designs - Our challenge this week for you is handmade flowers - The flowers are cut and layered.
Stamping Vacation - White Space Challenge - Lots of White Space and Something Attached with a Brad. The flowers are attached with a brad.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Mother's poem

Love this Mother’s day poem. I think the tree (roots) and the butterflies (wings) fit the poem. All materials are from my stash. The tree and butterflies were cut with punches.  The bling is by Darice.

This card fits the following challenges;

365 Cards - Day 63 - Rhyme Time Today's post is all about making that sentiment rhyme.
Diva Coffee Break Designs - Color scheme - Brown, Yellow and Pink..
Kaboodle Doodles - We'd like to see your creations using embellishments that begin with "B" - Butterflies and bling.
Die Kreativen Stempel Freunde - This time we have the Theme : "Mother’s day".
Paper Craftstar #44 - Simon Says to Find Your Own Sketch to create a card or layout!
Robyn’s Fetish #53- MOTHERS DAY - Anything with a Mother’s day theme.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Oval Card


A birthday card for a friend.  All materials are from my stash.  The stamped Birthday is embossed.  The butterflies are from party confetti.
It fits the following challenges;
365 Cards - Day 62 - Super Sketchy Sunday - Sketch.
Aly’s Sunday Challenge - This challenge Aly wants to see shaped cards.
Claudia and Company - Butterflies
Polly Craft #91 - Anything Goes.
Stamp Challenges - Something with Wings - Butterflies.
Stempeltraeume - A recipe: *Green *Lace *Butterflies 5.7




Monday, May 2, 2011

Pink Fairy

This was a quicky. The flower frame was stamped and embossed. The fairy image is a outline sticker. I colored it with Letraset Aquamarkers.

It fits the following challenges;

365 Cards - Day 61 - I've Been Framed - Use a stamped image of a frame on your card.
Crafts 4 Eternity R#17 This weeks is ANYTHING GOES!
Crafty Creations #116 - White Space it really doesn't have to be white, just open space.
If the Shoe Fits Scrap   FF#77 - Things with WINGS!
Just Us Girls JUGS #82 - Wild Card.
One Stitch at a Time #60 - "Emboss It !"

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Falling Leaves

The challenge to use kraft paper and nature theme just screamed autumn leaves.  So here is an early card for fall.  The small leaf stamp is by Hero Arts, the Large leaf is Stamp Craft.  The alphabets are by Studio G.  Papers are from my stash.
It fits the following challenges;
365 Cards - Day 59 - Feeling "Kraft"y incorporate kraft paper as one of the requirements. Since it has such a natural look, let's go with a nature theme as well.
Clean and Simple Stamping - Sketch.
Craft Your Passion - Show Us Your Layers - 4 layers.
Moving Along with the Times - Anything Goes.
Sassy Studio Designs - Make a monochromatic project - shakes of tan.
Stampin’ Sisters in Christ - No designer paper, Paper must start as a solid color. 

Cupcakes

This cupcake digi and the sentiment are from the Craftypad.  When I saw it, just had to use it.  All the papers and card stock is from my stash.  There is glitter on the cupcakes, the bling on the cherry is by Darice.
It fits the following challenges;
365 Cards - Day 58 - Subliminal Messages - Use an image of food or beverage that looks good enough to eat/drink.
Fun at Fairyknoll #47 - Our challenge is Birthday 5.3
Paper Cutz #89 - Anything Goes!
The Scrapmaster - Color Scheme.
Sketch Saturday - Sketch.