Tuesday, August 23, 2016

All the Good Stuff...

Love all the images at Power Poppies 
and this is one of favorites (hard to even pick a favorite).
A friend was having a 70th birthday so this is a card
I made for her special day.


The Creative Details
Image and Sentiment: Power Poppies
Copics: begonia, tender pink, leaf, willow
Embellishments: pearls, flower, ribbon
Tools: leaf punch

The Challenges
Allsorts - fabulous florals
City Crafter - you
Crafty Catz - birthday
Crafty Sentiment - anything goes
Crafting from the heart - anything goes
Creative Corner - 3 layer card
Creative Moments - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Hiding in My Craftroom - yummy
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Sunny day - anything goes
The Crazy Challenge - birthday
Through The Craftroom Door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Oh Happy Day...

Welcome to the Pile it On Challenge.
This time we are sponsored by the
fun and whimsical - Dr. Digi Stamps.
Our challenge theme is to use a die cut embellishment!


The Creative Details
Copics: grey, sand, champagne, honey, robins egg
Embellishments: ribbon, flower stick-ons, glitter
Tools: Spellbinder die

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything hand colored
Creative Moments - anything goes
Digi Choosday -anything goes
DRS - color challenge
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Mod Squad - use a die
OLLCB - three of a kind
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Send a Smile 4 Kids - anything goes
Show Us Your Pussy Cat - fur
Sparkles forum - lots of layers
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Yum stands for watermelon...

Our challenge is to use words/letters on your background. 
Our fabulous sponsor this time is 


The Creative Details
Colors: Copics in strong red, slate, leaf, cool shadow
Embellishments: gingham ribbon, stickles


The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Crafty Calendar - summer fun
Crafty Friends - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Glitter n Sparkle -anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Monday, August 15, 2016

Cocktail Hour

Welcome to the Creatalicious Challenge.
Our challenge this time is to use black, white and
one other color. Plus, for this challenge we have a fabulous
sponsor: Kenny K.
Stamp designer Elena Kiernan and illustrator Kenny Kiernan 
bring a perfect storm of creative energy to the bold and fun 
digi stamps and clear stamp sets at this rockin' shop.


The Creative Details
Copics: strong red, slate, currant, powder blue, flesh
Embellishments: gems, glitter, button, flower
Tools: Die Cut (Spellbinders)
Technique - paper piecing


The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Come and Get it - punches and dies
C.R.A.F.T - anything goes
Crafty Friends - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - dressing up
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Glitter n Sparkle - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Let's Color Linky Party - anything hand color
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Not Just Cards - anything goes
The East Wind - paper piecing
The Paper Shelter - punches/dies
Simon Says - lets get wild
Sparkles Forum - lots of layers
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Summer Breeze...

Welcome to another "anything goes" challenge at
This week our sponsor is A Day For Daisies.
The images at ADFD are always sweet and whimsical.

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The Creative Details
Copics: begonia, tender pink, horizon green, flesh
Embellishments: gems, flowers, velvet ribbon

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Colour Crazy - anything goes
C.R.A.F.T. - anything goes
Crafter's Cafe - bling
Crafty Friends - anything goes
Creative Corner - fav. color combo
Glitter n Sparkle - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Let's Color Linky Party - anything goes hand color
Not Just Cards - anything goes
Send a Smile 4 Kids - for the girls
Simon Says Monday - summer fun
The Corrosive Challenge - hot summer
The Pencil Case - colored
The Sisters of Craft - anything goes
Whoopsi Daisy - pink and girly
4 Crafty Chicks - kids
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Flamingo Happy

I can never resist a flamingo. I have them on t-shirts,
towels, purses - you name it. And, this one was too
 cute to pass up. 

The Creative Details
Image: Hero Arts
Colors: Papertrey Inks
Embellishments: flower, brad, ribbon, chipboard, gems, buttons

The Challenges
Broken Fairy - anything goes
Crafty Calendar - summer fun
Crafty Boots - use a stamp
Critters and Creatures - animals or critters
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Great Impressions - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
In the Pink - anything goes -pink
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Melonheadz Friends - favorite stamp
Penny Black and More - anything with a stamp
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Simon Says - let get wild
Stamping Sensations - anything goes stamped
The Sisterhood of Crafters - back to nature
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Coffee Please...

It is challenge time at the Pile it On Challenge.
Our new challenge is to make you own background.
I used a favorite stencil and Marvy Inks to create my 
background to match my image from our sponsor:


The Creative Details
Image and Sentiment: Paper Sweeties
Colors: Copics and Marvy inks
Embellishments: gold pearls, wood tag, washi tape
Tools: punches and stencil

The Challenges
Allsorts - spots and stripes
Broken Fairy - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - use digi or stamp
Crafting By Designs - anything goes
CCC Digi - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Double D - polka dots
Incy Wincy - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
The Sisters of Craft - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes/family friendly

Stay Warm Harted,

Dream Fairy...

Welcome to another challenge at the 
Dragonfly Dreams Challenge.
This month our challenge is "more than one fold."
Plus, we have a fabulous sponsor:
The Paper Shelter


The Creative Details
Image: The Paper Shelter
Colors: Copics and watercolors
Embellishments: flowers, gems, ribbon, glitter
Tool: leaf punch

The Challenges
Cardz 4 Galz - monochrome
Crafty Friends - fav. embellishment (gems)
Crafting By Design - anything goes
Crafter's Cafe - flowers
Deep Ocean - photo inspiration
Emerald Faeries - sparkle
Get Creative - lots of blue
Inky Chicks - 5 or more flowers
QKR - things with wings
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Tuesday Morning - tic tac toe (middle down)
Your Scrapbook Place - between summer and fall
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes/family friendly
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, August 5, 2016

Water fairy...

We are always anything goes. 
This month our fabulous sponsors are


The Creative Details
Image: Fabrika (water fairy)
Colors: copics, watercolors
Embellishments: flowers, liquid pearls, pearls, glitter

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Art by Miran - anything goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - handmade bow
Craft's Galore encore - use stamp or digi
Crafting By Design - anything goes
Crafter's Cafe - flowers
Creative Moments - anything goes
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Fussy and Fancy - walk in the garden
Inspiration destination - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - color challenge
Pearly Sparkles - anything goes pearls
QKR - things with wings
Robyn's Fetish - fairies
The Pencil Case - anything goes colored
Tuesday Morning - tic tac toe (diagonal)
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes/family friendly
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wine and Friends...

Its time for another month-long challenge at
This month our theme is everyone's favorite:
"anything goes." I decided to try something different and made
a wine shaped card. 


The Creative Details
Image: Pattie's Creations
Copics: currant, leaf, toner grey
Embellishments: brads, cork paper

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Card mania - party/celebrate
Classic Design team - anything goes
CCC Digi - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
The Sisters of Craft - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Seahorse mermaid...

This week we are all about the beach and sea.
Who would not love being driven around by a seahorse?
Our fabulous sponsor is Cute as a Button.
If you like mermaids they have great images!!

The Creative Details
Image: Cute as a Button
Colors: Copics and watercolors
Embellishments; gems, liquid pearls, glitter
Tools: die cut (Spellbinders)

The Challenges
A Bit More time to Craft - anything goes
Allsorts - a touch of sparkle
A Snowflake's Promise - summer
Classic Design Team - anything goes
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Crafty Friends - fav. embellishment (gems)
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Die Cute Diva's - dream summer vacations
Digi Choosday - anything goes
D.L. Art Thursday - anything goes
Delicious Doodles - all creatures
Emerald Faeries - make it sparkle
Incy Wincy - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
MFP Stamp Shop - anything goes
Simply Create Too - sparkle
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
The Pencil Case - anything goes colored
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Unicorn - animal kingdom

Stay Warm Harted,

Monday, August 1, 2016

Celebrate

I am thrilled to be a guest designer this month
at Paper Sweeties, especially since they are
celebrating their 4th birthday!
The inspiration for the challenge is listed below.
But, because it is a birthday celebration that means lots of
giveaways, contests, fun and $100 gift certificate to the winner.
So be sure to join us all month!





The Creative Details
Image: Paper Sweeties (birthday banners)
Colors: Watercolor
Embellishments: ribbon, pearls, lace, flowers, glitter

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Card Mania - party/celebrate
Cardz 4 Galz - no patterned paper
CCC Digi - anything goes
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - handmade bow
Create and Inspire - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Simon Says Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,