Tuesday, April 17, 2012


Another twisted easel.  I really like these, so easy yet they look good.   The digi is from Meljen's Designs. It was colored with water color pencils. The flowers and butterfly are from die cuts and punches. All other materials are from my stash. It fits the following challenges;
Cooking It Up with Kate #92 - Include something Folded. Add a Flower!
Crafty Creations #165, Flower Power.
Cute Card Thursday # 212 - Spring Flowers!
Craft Your Passion # 106 ~ Die cuts and Punches.
Creatalicious Challenges #33 "BUTTERFLIES and add some FLOWERS".
Critter Challenge # 111 - Fairy/Fairies.
Its all About the Vintage # 17 We want you to use some CIRCLES.
Lexis Creations Use your punches and dies.
My Time to Craft #177 - Fairy Nice.
One Stop Craft #178 - Three Circles. The three circles are the lace, the yellow circle and the circle with the digi.
Paper Play '12 - Week 15 - Things with Wings.
The Poodle’s Parlour Going Round In Circles.
Sassy Cheryl’s Challenge #111 - Butterflies.
Simon Says Stamps SPRING FLOWERS!
Southern Girls #42 - Fancy Folds.
Totally Papercrafts #112 ~ Things With Wings.
Wags ‘n Whiskers #77 - Anything goes.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Spring Flowers

This card is made with flower soft. I love flower soft but don’t get to use ity very much. All other materials are from my stash. It fits the following challenges;
4 Crafty Chicks Challenge #84 - Flowers.
Bug a Boo Stamps - Anything Goes!
Colour Create # 93 Color Scheme.
Crazy Challenge # 113 Now onto this week's challenge, SPRING.
Party Time Tuesdays #62- Flowers.   
Paper Craftstar # 91 - Anything Goes !
The Pink Elephant # 142 This week's theme is: CLEAN and SIMPLE.
The Stamping Boutique - Flowers.  
Stamping with Dragon - Lets see what you can create for Spring Time.
Stamp with Fun - Challenge This week we have the theme "No Easter card".
Wags ’n Whiskers Our new challenge: Say it With Flowers!

Thursday, April 5, 2012


This card is cut in a cupcake shape. The strawberry on top is in 3D, does not quite show in the picture. I printed the strawberry from Print Shop. The paper is by Recollections. All other materials are from my stash. It fits the following challenges;
Anything Goes Challenge 64 - Anything Goes.
Crazy Amigo Free theme.
Fussy and Fancy # 59 - Anything but Square/Rectangle.
Kaboodle Doodles #113 - Anything BUT a Rectangle.
PaperPlay Week 15 - Shaped Card
Papertake Weekly Anything Goes.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Twisted Easel

This is a twisted easel card. I think it makes a beautiful card and is so easy. The image is from
Digital Tuesday. It was colored with watercolor pencils. The doily was cut with the Sizzix Contemporary Hearts. All .materials are from my stash. It fits the following challenges;
Crafter’s Cafe #2 Ribbon and/or Lace. Lace
My Time to Craft # 176 - Easel Card.
Craft Your Passion This week's challenge is...MONOCHROMATIC.
The Pink Elephant - #141 Our challenge this week is: Butterflies.
Sweet Stampin Our challenge this week is "anything goes

Saturday, March 10, 2012


This is a change of pace for me -- Making something other than a card. A friend showed it to me and I just loved the concept. The main part is vellum.  The tea lightinside is from the dollar store and all other materials are from my stash. It fits the following challenges;
Craft Your Passion ANYTHING GOES!
Card Inspirations # 153 color scheme.
Delightful Sketches This weeks challenge we would love to see your St. Patrick's Day Projects!
Paper Craft Star # 87 - Lucky St. Patrick's Day ! Green.
Paper Sundaes #110 - Green or Good Luck.
Paper Take Weekly Anything Goes.  
Scrap-Creations Challenge St. Paddy's Day.

Sunday, March 4, 2012


One of my favorite times of the year, St. Patrick’s day. This card features a window, the fairy in on the inside of the card and show through the window. This digi image "Lilly, the Fairy of Enchantment" is fromMeljen's Designs. All materials are from my stash. It fits the following challenges;
AllsortsChallenge # 144 - Spread your Wings, it could be fairies, birds, flutterbys or anything else with wings.
Creative Inspirations # 152 - Anything Goes! 
Crafts 4 Eternity #61 Digital Delights This week we would like to see projects that feature a DIGITAL element.
Do You Stack Up #61 THINGS WITH WINGS.
Flutter By Wednesday #192 Our challenge this week is OPEN.
Party Time Tuesdays #57-Anything Goes!
MY SHERI CRAFTS #80 - Happy St Patrick's Day! 

Friday, February 17, 2012


This was a fun challenge and I got to use up some scraps from my stash The digi image is from Digital Tuesday. The sentiment squares are distressed.  They fit the following challenges;
Card Patterns #152 Sketch.
City Crafter Challenge Blog Week #96 - Perfect Pair , this week challenge is The Perfect Pair! We want you to make 2 cards that are identical but with different colors. The 2 colors we want you to use are blue and lilac.
Crafts and me Challenges Challenge #71 I have chosen one of my favourite techniques, "Distressing".
Digital Tuesday Challenge Challenge # 147 Use your Stash.
DoYouStack up #59 LAYERS.
 If the Shoe Fits Scrap It #99 - Anything Goes!
Penny’s Challenges ANYTHING GOES!!
Shelly’s Images Anything Goes! 
Southern Girls #38 distressed.
Totally Papercrafts # 104 - Ribbons &/or Bows.

Sunday, February 12, 2012


A quick and easy Valentine. The Digi image is from Polkadoodle. All other materials are from my stash. It fits the following challenges;
Craft Your Passion # 96 ~Anything Goes + No Pattern Paper.
Digital Tuesday Challenge #146 Pink or Red.
Everybody-Art-Challenge #179 Love.
If the Shoe Fits Scrap it #99 Anything Goes.
Party Time Tuesdays #54-Valentines.
Pattie’s Creations #37 Valentine's & Love - MUST USE IMAGE!
Polkadoodle Week 6 - Quick & Simple Valentines Card with FREE digi!
Sassy Cheryl’s Challenge #101 - Be My Valentine!
Sentimental Sundays Challenge #89: Shaped Cards.
Speedy Fox and Friends # 94 This week we are making "shaped cards".
Stamp, Scrap & Doodle Saturdays Red, White and Pink.
Stamptacular Sunday  Challenge #151: Pearls and Lace!

Friday, February 10, 2012

Valentine spirella

Whenever I saw the photo inspiration a Stamping with Dragon it screaming Spirella at me. The red background is by Cordinations. The hearts are from party confetti. All other materials are from my stash. It fits the following challenges;          
Lexis Creations Make something with the theme 'LOVE'.
Lollipop Crafts #66 -- Make a Valentine's Day Card
MY SHERI CRAFTS #78 - Love Is In The Air and let's see at least two hearts on your project!
Ooh-la-la-Creations #98 Be My Valentine.
Papertake Weekly Anything Goes theme with the optional extra to add a heart.
Paper Craftstar # 83 - Hearts - A Valentine for your sweetie !
Stamping with Dragon #3 Photo inspiration.
Stempeltraeume This week we have this topic for you: "love".

Wednesday, February 8, 2012


This is a birthday card for my Granddaughter. Her favorite color is light blue. The bling is by Darice. The Happy Birthday label is embossed and mounted on pop dot.   The digi image is from BugaBoo stamps. All other materials are from my stash.  It fits the following challenges;
365 Cards Day 344 - Marvelous Markers Today's challenge requires you to use only MARKERS to color in your image. The digi image was colored with Letraset AquaMarker.
Allsorts Challenge FREE & EASY So what you make is entirely up to you.
Challenge up your life #62: Monochrome.
Crafty Cardmakers #61 Monochrome Magic.
Do you Stack up #57 ANYTHING GOES.
Forever Friends Shades of blue.
PPP-Make it Monday #75 with Bugaboo Stamps.
Pattie’s Creations #36 is EMBOSSING.
Robyn’s Fetish # 93 This is a RECIPE CHALLENGE and your entries must contain the following elements: A. 2 patterned papers B. 1 die cut or punched item C. 1 "bling" embellishment D. 1 ribbon.
Sundays with Crissy #26--Happy Birthday.

Saturday, February 4, 2012


A happy little Valentine card. The Digi Image is from Paper Cup Cakes Stamps. The tissue paper flowers were in the March copy of Card Maker. There are heart brads in the center of the flowers They ar highlited with "Gems" paint by Folk Art.   The gem on the cup are by Darice. All other materials are from my stash. It fits the following challenges;
AlphabetChallenge Z for Zoo Animals.
ColourQ. # 122 Color scheme. 
Crazy Challenge. # 104 Flowers.
Die Cut Dreams ♥♥ Pink and Red and Heart ♥♥
Fab’n Funky #106 - Use a digi image.
Just-Hanna-Stamps #130 Down the center of the bingo - Flowers, ribbon and brads.
Little Red Wagon Challenge # 118 - Valentine's Day or love.
Lollipop Crafts #65 Anything Goes.
The Poodle’s Parlour Anything Goes.
Ruby’s Eainbow #21 We would like to see Flowers with a bit of Sparkle. 
Simon Says Stamps ANIMAL ANTICS!

Monday, January 30, 2012


Another new technique fromSplit Coast Stampers called Double Embossed Enamel. Embossing folders are from the Sizzix Set “Snow Flakes” and the Cuttle Bug “D’vine Swirls.” The lettering is rub-ons from a set I won at a stamping Christmas party. All other materials are from my stash. It fits the following challenges;
Creative Inspirations # 147 - ANYTHING GOES!  
Crafty Ann’s #57 and for this one our theme is "What's New Pussycat?" Now is your chance to show off some the stash you got recently (The rub-ons) or a new technique (the double embossing).
Fresh Brewed Designs #80 We are challenging you to follow a theme: BRRRR!!! Snow / Winter.
Little Red Wagon #117 - Winter Wonderland Let it snow, let it snow!
Party Time Tuesdays #52-Color & Picture Inspirations Challenge.
Sentimental Sundays #87–Dry Embossing.

Sunday, January 29, 2012


This card is to welcome a new neighbor. The digi image is from  Digital Tuesdays. It was colored with water color  pencils. I tried a new technique called Double Dutch Fold.  The tutorial is at Split Coast Stampers. All materials are from my stash. It is for a new home and I used a new technique. It fits the following challenges;
By the Cute and Girly We're celebrating the new year with a theme of New Beginnings.
Charisma Cardz Challenge #3 - Pretty In Pink!
Crafty Calendar This month we are looking for your "NEW NEWS" This can be anything new.
Digi Doodle Shop’sBest Challenge #92 - Anything Goes.
Digital Tuesday Challenge Challenge # 144 A new beginning.
Forever Friend’s Challenge More than one fold.

Thursday, January 26, 2012


An oriental theme in keeping with Chinese New Year. The bamboo is highlighted with Stickles. All materials are from my stash. It fits the following challenges;          
Ginger Snap Creations #136: Color Challenge - Glorious Greens.
Robyn’s Fetish # 91 - "LOVE".
Simon Says Stamp - Simon Says......ANYTHING GOES. 
Stamping with Dragon # 2 ANYTHING GOES.
Stempel Träume #117 - white + another colour.

Monday, January 23, 2012


This start on Valentine’s day’s cards is made from all scraps. The digi image “Love Ewe” is from Meljen's Designs. All materials are from my stash. It fits the following challenges;
365 Cards Day 322 - Feeling Scrappy Dig through those scraps and find 3 patterned papers and 2 pieces of cardstock to use on your card.
Just Us Girls Color Challenge #120.
The Poodle’s Parlour Valentines / Love.
Simply Create CHALLENGE #5 - "LOVE IS IN THE AIR".
Stamp, Scrap & Doodle Saturdays We have a fun challenge for you this week it is called Have a Heart 
Sweet Sketch Wednesday # 137.

Friday, January 20, 2012


I tried a new technique on this card. Its called frosted window and uses vellum in the one layer. There is a tutorial at Splitcoast Stampers. All materials are from my stash.  It fits the following challenges;          
Corrosive Challenges by Janet Challenge #140 is "Ring in the New Year" and we want to see something brand new on your creation. The frosted window is a new technique for me.
Flutter by Wednesdays This week we have your favorite challenge~ OPEN.
Heather-Bitten by the Bug2 A caterpillar from Walk In My Garden. 
My Time to Craft Challenge #171 - Your Favourite Embellishment - My favorite embellishments are butterflies.
There She Goes #139 Back to nature. Make a card or project with a scene of Back to Nature.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012


This card was done for a class challenge. (An early start for next year’s Christmas cards.) We were told to make a card from the materials given us. This is my result. The silver sparkle is Stickles. The snowflakes are from party confetti. It fits the following challenges;          
Anything Challenge # 57 - The Colour Blue and one other Colour - Blue and silver.
Craft Your Passion Challenge #91 - Anything Goes and Distressing The ornaments are embossed then sanded. They are made with Core'dinations card stock.
Rainbowlady’s Challenge # 185 - YOUR CHOICE.
Robyn’s Fetish Challenge # 88 The theme is: "ANYTHING GOES!"
Speedy the Cats Friends # 88~~Use a snowflake.