Sunday, July 20, 2014

Inky Octopus...

This week at the Pile it On Challenge
we are being sponsored by Doodle Pantry - they have the cutest images.
I have had this cute octopus for awhile -- he is perfect for summer.
Our challenge theme this week is "Summertime"

The Creative Details:
Image: Doodle pantry
Inks: distress inks
Embellishments: washi tape, gems, stickers
Tools: die

The Challenges:
Artistic Stampers - by the sea
Crafting By Designs - use a sentiment
Creative Card Crew - sea/beach
Cut it Up - under the sea plus die
Die Cuttin Divas - beach
Digitally Sweet - shades of orange
Di's digis - dies or punches
Doodle Pantry - Christmas or make a splash
Eclectic ellapu - anything goes
Fantastic Tuesday - anything goes
Great Impressions - animal friends
Crafty Catz - hot summer//hot colors
Lia Stampz - anything goes
Natalie and Amy - summer time
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Sister Act - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
That Craft Place - anything goes
The House That Stamps Built - summer fun
Tuesday Throwdown - takes us on vacation
Whimsy Challenge - summer

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, July 18, 2014

Looking at the sea...

I love the vintage look of this image and the
seaside theme. Nothing is better during summer than the ocean breeze.
The Creative Details:
Image - vintage digital
Colors - copics in peach, mint blue, sand, blush
Embellishments; lace, pearls, stickers
Tools: die cut frame

The Challenges:
A Song in Your Heart - 3 times a lady
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Brown Sugar - sea and sand
Crafting By design - use a sentiment
Color Throwdown - color inspiration
Crafting Station  - summer
Creative Card Crew - sea/beach
Cute Card Thursday -sun/summer
Die Cuttin Divas - beach
4 Crafty Chicks - outdoors
Fan-tastic Tuesday - anything goes square
Fairy Tale  - digi
Lunagirl Moonbeams - vintage by the shore
Just Inspirational - shabby chic
Paper Makeup - girly
QKR - vacation
Red Rubber - by the sea
Simon Wednesday Challenge - spots and dots
Sister Act - anything goes
The Paper Shelter - holiday time
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - takes us on vacation

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Hang Ten...

Still time for the beach and flip flops.
Love these cute flip flops from 
Diane's Daydream Designs.
These are from a really cute set of images called "Beach Scapes"

The Creative Details:
Image: Diane"s Daydream Designs
Embellishments: liquid pearls, starfish, gems, wave sticker
Tools: punches, embossing pad

The Challenges:
Allsorts - splish, splash
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Crafting by Designs - use a sentiment
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Craftin Desert Divas - summer
Craft Your Passion - citrus tropical colors
Creative Card Crew - sea/beach
Little Red Wagon - summer vacation
Pattie's Creations - summer fun
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
The House That Stamps Built - summer fun
Treasured Times - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - takes us on vacation
Whimsy Challenge - summer
613 Avenue Create - shaped cards/anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Monday, July 14, 2014

Off the page

This week at the Squigglelfy Challenge our theme is to "go off the page."
There are lots of possibilities for this challenge.
Don't forget if you need a Squigglefly image there are freebies at the shop.
The Creative Details
Image: Squigglelfy by Norma Burnell (June's rose)
Colors: Copics in mint blue, begonia, blush, black
Embellishments: lace, pearls, flowers, liquid pearls 
Tools: die cut

The Challenges
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Bunny Zoe's - bingo (center down)
Cards Galore - use a digi
Crafty Catz - flowers
Crafting by Designs - die cuts
Crafting at the Weekend  - anything goes
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Digi Choosday - punches or dies
Fantastic Tuesday - anything goes
Hiding in My Craftroom - superscraps
Ladybug Crafts - summer flowers
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Sister Act - anything goes
Treasured Times - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Wags n Whiskers - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Happy Birthday in pink...

This week at the Pile it On Challenge it is all about - "monochromatic"
We have a fabulous new sponsor - "Crafty City" - their store has lots of 
cool items - check it out.
The Creative Details:
Image: A Day for Daisies
Colors: Copics in tender pink and pale pink cherry
Embellishments: dyed ribbon, pearls, lace, flowers, gems
Tools: scalloped punch

The Challenges:
A Girl Who Crafts - anything goes
Barely Mine - make it digital
Crafting By Designs - dies
Crafting for all Seasons - tic/tac/toe
Craft for the Craic - fav colors (pink)
Creative Moments - anything goes/celebrations
Cutie Pie - use a cute digi
Digi Choosday - die or punch
Emerald Faeries - happy birthday
Everybody Art - monochromatic
Fairy Tale - for or from a child
Fantastic Tuesday - anything goes
Just for Fun - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
My Craft Spot - birthday
Scrappin 4 fun - anything goes
Seema Crafts - child's birthday
Sister Act - Anything goes
Sisters of Craft - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
The Paper Shelter - birthday with sentiment
The Sisterhood of Crafters - birthday
The Squirrel and the Fox - ribbon and lace
The Stamping Boutique - fussy cut
Tok Bobok - monochromatic

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, July 11, 2014

Relax at the shore...

our theme is "Anything Goes or Summer"
Crafty Sentiments is our sponsor this week and we love 
their sweet images.
The Creative Details:
Image: Crafty Sentiments
Fence: Magnolia
Inks: Marvy Matchables and Ranger Distress
Colors: Copics in willow, robins egg, sand, sepia, flesh, skin white
Embellishments: star fish, tag, arrow
Tools: border punch

The Challenges:
Artistic Stamper - at the sea
Cards Galore - use a digi
Catch the Bug - anything goes
Come and Get it - cool things for summer
Corrosive Challenge - forever young
Craftin Desert Divas - summer
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafting at the Weekend - anything goes
Cutie Pie - use a cute digi
Di's Digis - summer fun
Eureka Stamps - vacation
Fresh Brewed - in the sky
Hiding in My Craftroom - think summer
Inky Impressions - summer
Incy Wincy - summertime activities
Just for Fun - anything goes
MAWTT - girls have fun
Natalie and Amy - summer time
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Red Rubber - anything goes
Scrappers Delight - summer time
Sisters of Craft - anything goes
The Crazy Challenge - summer vacation
Whimsy Inspiration - summer
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,


Sunday, July 6, 2014

Happy, Happy...

This month at the Dragonfly Dreams Challenge
our challenge is to make something related to your birthday month.
My birthday month is August and where I live it is soooo hot!
Ice cream and popsicles are always the number one choice in August.
Our sponsor this month is Bugaboo Stamps. I love their cute and whimsical
images - Just take a look at their super cute frog!

The Creative Details:
Image: Bugaboo
Colors: Copics in lemon green, tender pink, rose
Embellishments: ribbon, gems, button, flower, stickles
Tools: Punches and border punch

The Challenges:
A Gem of a Challenge - animals
A Girl Who Crafts - anything goes
Catch the Bug - anything goes
Come and Get it - cool things for summer
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - anything goes/DP
Crafting at the Weekend - anything goes
Craft for the Craic - fav colors (pink)
Crafting By Designs - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes/celebrations
Fan-tastic Tuesday - anything goes square
Great Impressions - animal friends
Hiding in My Craftroom - think summer
Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes
Natalie and Amy - summer time
Mema's Crafts - duets
My Sheri Crafts - food
Really Reasonable Ribbon - summer vacation + ribbon
Ribbon Girls - summer
Robyn's fetish - animals
Scrappers Delight - summer time
Send a Smile 4 Kids - bright colors
Sweet stampin - pretty in pink
Paper Take Weekly - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - make it positive

Stay Warm Harted

Friday, July 4, 2014

Happy Hello...

Diane's Daydream Designs has some adorable images.
Today I am working with "Carrie" and used some
fresh summer colors of blue and green.
The Creative Details:
Image: Diane's Daydream Designs (Carrie)
Copics in robins egg blue, willow, sand, thaitian blue, skin white
Embellishments: border diecut, gems, tin sticker
Tools: diecut

The Challenges:
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Barely Mine - anything goes digital
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Cards Galore - use a digi
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - anything goes/DP
Delightful Sketches - fav embellishments (gems)
Ditzie Designs - anything goes
Fairy Tale - for or from a child
Fan-tastic tuesday - anything goes square
Graph - it - anything goes
Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes
Mema's Crafts - duets
Moving Along With the Times - girls and fun
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
The Pink Elephant - anything goes
Sisters of Craft - anything goes
Sister Act - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Pink Tiger...

Who could resist a pink tiger? This cute tiger is part of a sneak peek
 of some of the new images being released at Squigglefly starting July 5.
Squigglelfy has three new artists making their debut this month!
  They are Tam Hess, Norma Burnell, and Angela Charles.
  Each of them have their own unique style.
We are also welcoming a new design team member, Jen Leeflang.

The Creative Details:
Image: Squigglelfy (Tam Hess - Fred Miss You)
Copics in tender pink, pale rose
Embellishments: gems, sticker, liquid pearls
Tools:scalloped punch, grass punch

The Challenges:
A Girl Who Crafts - anything goes
Art by Miran - anything goes
Card Mania - circles
Come and get It - animals
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - anything goes/DP
Cute Card Thursday - circles
Eclectic Ellapu - furry friends
House That Stamps Built - fur or wings
Incy Wincy - make us laugh
Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes
Mema's Crafts - duets
Paper Creator - anything goes
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
Robyn's fetish - stripes or dots
Send a Smile 4 Kids - animal
The Pink Elephant - anything goes
Totally Gorjuss - pink and green
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

4th of July...

We have some great new images for summer
at the Squigglefly store. I love making 4th of July cards and this bear
from Squigglefly is new - too cute!!
The Creative Details
Image: Squigglefly by Sandra Caldwell
Colors: copics in strong red, lapis, light caramel, reddish brass
Embellishments: ribbon, gems, button, florets, stars, liquid pearls

The Challenges
Add a Little Dazzle - red, white and blue
Artistic Inspiration - patriotic colors
Card Mania - circles
Crafty Catz - anything goes
Craft Your Passion - ribbon
Craftin Desert Divas - red, white and blue
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Fantastic Tuesday - anything goes square
Fresh Brewed - red, white and blue
Inky Impressions - anything goes
Lia Stampz - no patterned paper
Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes
One Sweet Challenge - red, white, blue
Paper Creator - anything goes
Partytime Tuesday - anything goes
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
Paper Pretties - red, white and blue
Red Carpet - movie inspiration
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,