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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

For Unto You is Born . . .

Good morning peeps!  Another card for the season.  I used Angels Among Us for the angels and sentiment and the stars from Polar Peace from Deedee's Digis for this card.  I cut the stars from Polar Peace and the silver background from DCWV Gliatzy Glitter 6x6 paper.  The green cardstock is from Bazzill.  I cut the card shape and the images with my Cameo.



After you leave me a comment, why not hop over to Crafting by Designs and join in their challenge for this week.  You have a chance to win Deedee's Digis.

Challenges entered:
 http://craftingbydesigns.blogspot.com/ Getting Ready for Christmas
http://www.drsdesignsblog.blogspot.com/ Let the Holidays Begin
http://christmasatsweetstampinchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/Stars
http://fabnfunkychallenges.blogspot.com/ Christmas
http://inkyimpressionschallenges.blogspot.com/ Christmas Colors (Gold, green, silver)
http://thepapershelter.blogspot.com/ Christmas Card
http://whimsyinspires.blogspot.com/ AG - Christmas
http://www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com/ AG

The Outlawz Wednesday Sketch Challenge 11/25



 

 


It's time for the sketch challenge at The Outlawz.  Our sponsor this month is Sami Stamps

My card:

 
The sketch:
 
 
Materials used:
Bazzill cardstock
Recollections cardstock
Recollections 6x6 Bright Christmas paper pack
Copic markers
WRMK twine
Want2Scrap bling
Silhouette Cameo  (print & cut, die cuts and tag)
 
Challenges entered:
 
 

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Sunday Crafting

Playing around on a lazy Sunday afternoon.  I checked out Paper Playful (no Sunday challenges listed yet) and found a few Saturday challenges that I thought I could master.  The card I ended up with was a sketch on Crazy 4 Challenges.  I pulled out my Cameo and this is the result.  I used the printed and cut feature to print the pre-colored image on photo paper.


 
Materials used:
Recollections cardstock
/DCWV Everyday stack
Cuttlebug embossing folder
 
Challenges entered:
 

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Wednesday Sketch Challenge at The Outlawz

It's Wednesday and time for the new sketch challenge at The Outlawz.  Our sponsor for November is Sami Stamps.

The Sketch:


My Card:


Materials used:
Recollections cardstock
Recollections 6x6 paper pad Blue Christmas
Sami Stamps Ornament Kitty
Copic Markers
Wink of Stella glitter pens (gold and clear)
Worn Lipstick Distress Ink
Icicle Stickles
Want2Scrap bling
Martha Steward Icicle border punch
Martha Stewart flocking powder

Challenges entered:
A Snowflake Challenge  Christmas/Winter
Scrap-Creations  Make it Sparkle
Inky Chicks  Silent Night
Papertake Weekly  Let it Snow
Lemon Shortbread Challenge  AG
Riley and Company AG
Through the Craft Room Door  AG
The Sisterhood of Crafters It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Simon Says   Christmas

 

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Tuesday Throwdown Nov. 17 Shopping Spree

It's time for a new challenge at Tuesday Throwdown.  The theme is Shopping Spree.  That could include shopping for anything, food, clothing, new scrapping materials, not necessarily Christmas.  Our sponsor is Lily Patch Stamps.  Once again, I do not have any stamps from the sponsor so I used a digi stamp from Robyn's Fetish.  At Christmas time, one of the things you need to go shopping for is a Christmas tree to decorate your home.


Materials used:
Bazzill cardstock
Recollections printed paper
MFT banner die
Frantic Stamper Precision Cutting Die Coved Labels
Cheery Lynn Dies Snowflake
Copic Markers
Foam tape

Challenges entered:
 A Snowflake Promise  Winter/Christmas
Unicorn Challenge Blog Christmas is Coming
Our Daily Bread Designs Christmas
Inky Chics Silent Night
Marker Pop Christmas
Incy Wincy Designs Critters
 

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Friday, November 13, 2015

Penny and Her Pup

I made this card for the 2 Cute Ink Group.  I joined the digi image club.  This is one of the digis for this month.  It's called Penny and Her Pup.


The card base is a Silhouette file cut with American Crafts cardstock.  All of the cardstock is from American Crafts.  For the orange large leaf, I inked a spider web embossing folder with black ink to make the ribs.  On the yellow one, I drew in the ribs with a marker pen.  The patterned paper is from Bo Bunny Apple Cider collection 6x6 paper pad.  I colored the image with Copic markers.

Challenges entered:
http://alphabetchallengeblog.blogspot.com/ Tis the season (I chose fall)
http://polkadoodle.blogspot.ca/2015/11/week-45-polkadoodles-crafting-challenge.html Autumn/Fall colors
http://thestampingboutiquechallengeblog.blogspot.ca/ Fall
http://artbymiranchallenge.blogspot.ca/ AG
http://crafting-with-friends.blogspot.co.uk/ AG
http://creativefingerschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ AG
http://alohafridaychallenges.blogspot.com/2015/11/aloha-friday-challenge-60-perfect.html Perfect Pair
 

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

The Outlawz Sketch Challenge Nov. 11

 Wednesday means it's time for the sketch challenge at The Outlawz.  Our sponsor for this month is Sami Stamps

 
 

Materials used:

American Craft Winter cardstock
Want2scrap bling
Unknown embellishments
Cameo to print and cut image
Copic markers

Challenges entered:
http://carabbiemomentsofcraft.blogspot.co.uk/ AG
http://inspirationdestinationchallengeblog.blogspot.com/ AG
http://stampwithsarahkay.blogspot.com/ Pearls and Swirls
http://thecraftyaddicts.blogspot.co.uk/ AG/Die Cuts

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Poinsettia

Just browsing Paper Playful for ideas and these challenges popped up.
 
 



Digi Chooseday Christmas with Sparkles (Stickles)
Fan-tastic Tuesday AG twist something beginning with B (bow, bling)
Scrap-Creations  Make it Sparkle (Stickles)
Holly Jolly Christmas - Ribbons and Pearls
Unicorn Challenge - Christmas is Coming

Materials used:
Bazzill cardstock
Die-sire Petite Dot embossing folder
Heartfelt Creations Petite Poinsettia PreCut Set
Layered Poinsettia Shapeabilities dies
Copic Markers
Reasonably Reasonable Ribbon
Want2Scrap bling
Icicle Stickles

Monday, November 9, 2015

Merry Christmas

Gruffies and Guests has a challenge to use red and/or green.  I have this adorable Happy Hoppers stamp that I have been dying to use. 



Challenges:
http://gruffiesandguests.blogspot.co.uk/ Red and/or Green
http://pinkgemchallengeblog.blogspot.com/ Christmas Critters
http://glitternsparklechallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ Use some red
http://lacysunshinechallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ Tic Tac Toe (handcolored image, sparkle, pp
http://www.scrapbookblessingsclub.com/ AG using red, green, white

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Not a Creature Was Stirring



I was surfing through Paper Playful and found a couple challenges that I thought would be fun to enter and increase my Christmas Card stash at the same time.

I am entering this card in Just Us Girls (stripes), Send a Smile 4 Kids (Happy Holidays 4 Kids) and 52 Christmas Card Throwdown (sketch).

I used Bazzill cardstock, Recollections Bright Christmas 6x6 paper pad, Neenah Solar White Cardstock, foam tape.  The snowflakes are cut with a Cheery Lynn die (Snowflakes).  The image is from Deedee's Digis Christmas Cuties.





Saturday, November 7, 2015

Deck the Halls

This funny looking guy is from From the Heart. He is Deck the Halls Birdbrain.  This is the Progressive Challenge for November.  If you want the image, just go to From the Heart and order him.  Do a card and post it.  Then you will get the new image for next month for free.


Materials used:
Bazzill cardstock
Recollections Bright Christmas 6x6 paper pad
Copic markers
MFT banner die
Cameo to print and cut image and sentiment

Challenges entered:
http://pinkgemchallengeblog.blogspot.com/ Christmas Critters
http://artbymiranchallenge.blogspot.ca/ AG
http://www.blogquickquotes.com/ Things with Wings
http://fromtheheartstamps.com/community/2015/11/04/free-stamp-of-the-month-november-2015/
 

Snowman Christmas

I was inspired to make this card from a card I saw on Elizabeth Craft Designs  It was fun to do although I had to make it twice before I finally got what I wanted,  I cute pieces of Sook Wang tape and burnished them with Glitter Ritz.  Then I added the snowmen vinyl stickers from Els.  I used Copic markers to color the snowmen.  The next step was to peel off the finished stickers and adhere them to white cardstock.  I fussy cut each square out, then adhered them to black squares.  I embossed the white panel with a snowflake embossing folder and adhered it to the red card base.  I added red Dazzles and the sentiment from Els.


Challenges entered:
http://graphitmarkers.blogspot.co.uk/ Christmas Sparkles
http://www.craftforthecraic.blogspot.ie/ Something Glittery
http://abcchristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/ V for very cute
http://whimsyinspires.blogspot.com/ Christmas
 

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

The Outlawz Sketch Challenge Nov. 4

It's time for the Wednesday Sketch Challenge at The Outlawz.  Why not join in on the fun?  Our sponsor for this month is Sami Stamps.  I used "A Basket Full."
 
 


Materials used:
Bazzil cardstock
Bazzill Red Devil 6x6 patterned paper
Neenah cardstock
Want2Scrap bling
Copic markers
Wink of Stella Glitter pens
Cameo die cuts
Really Reasonable Ribbon
Foam tape to pop image and sentiment
Verve Stamps
Stampin' Up mini banner die

Challenges entered:
http://doodlepantryblog.blogspot.com/search/label/DPDC AG
http://papertakeweekly.blogspot.com/ AG
http://www.ttcrd.blogspot.com/ AG
http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.com/ AG
http://incywincydesigns.blogspot.com/ AG
http://thepapernestdollschallenge.blogspot.com/ AG

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Tuesday Throwdown Tic Tac Toe

Tuesday Throwdown challenge #269 is now up and running.  The sponsor for this challenge is DRS.  I used American Crafts orange foil paper, ribbons from Hero Arts and Celebrate It.  The bling is from Want2Scrap.  It's hard to see on the whole picture, but the image is colored with Wink of Stella Glitter Pens.  I added a small square of the card to show the glitter.  For this challenge, I used the bottom row -- glitter, ribbon and orange and purple. 
 
 
 


 

Challenges entered:
http://crafting-with-friends.blogspot.co.uk/ AG
http://daringcardmakers.blogspot.com/ Non-cute Haloween
http://graphitmarkers.blogspot.co.uk/ Autumn Colors
http://pattiescreationschallenge.blogspot.com/ Fall
http://qkrstampede.blogspot.co.uk/ Harvest Colors
 

Monday, November 2, 2015

Deedee's Digis November Progressive Challenge

I can now announce the good news that I have been sitting on for awhile.  I have been chosen to join the Design Team at Deedee's Digis.  I am so excited to be on this great team.  As you know if you have been following my blog, Deedee's Digis is one of my most favorite digi sites.    If you haven't done it yet, hop on over to the site after you leave me a comment and check out the fabulous design.

For this, my first entry to the DT, I am using the November Digi of the Month Club, Polar Peace.  I used the precolored image and used some matching American Crafts foil cardstock and plain cardstock as layers.  I printed the image on photo paper because I wanted to have a shine to this great image.  The sentiment is part of the image set.   I also cut an extra star to highlight the sentiment.  The ribbon is a scrap piece from my stash.

If you would like to join the Digi of the Month Club, go on over to Deedee's Digis.  You need to purchase the digi for your first month (unless you buy  $10 worth of digis, then it's free).  Then create a card and enter it in the DOM challenge.  Next month you will receive your new digi absolutely free.


Challenges entered:
http://abcchristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/ Very Cute
http://christmasblogchallenge.blogspot.com/ AG Christmas
http://www.throughthepurplehazechallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ Baby It's Cold Outside
 

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge November

Here is my entry for the Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge for November.  I used Echo Park 6x6 Holly Jolly Paper Pad for my patterned paper.  The image is a House Mouse design from Stampendous called "Pointsettia Candle."  I colored it with copics and added a little bling to the corners.  The ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon and I made the bow with the BowMaker.



Challenged entered:
http://graphitmarkers.blogspot.co.uk/ Christmas Colors
http://reasonableribbon.blogspot.ca/search/label/challenges Christmas
http://christmasblogchallenge.blogspot.com/ AG Christmas only
http://timeoutchallenges.blogspot.fi/ Christmas Optional Twist pink (did not use optional twist)