Friday, May 6, 2016

Spring dogwood...

Welcome this month to the
Our challenge is Mother's day or flowers only.
I am using this gorgeous dogwood  image from
Pattie's Creations and it is perfect for this challenge.


The Creative Details
Colors: watercolors
Embellishments: ribbon, gems
Technique: spotlight

The Challenges
A Beautiful Mess - anything goes
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Card Mania - flowers
Classic Design Team Open - anything goes
CCC - green
Craft-Dee Bowz - handmade bow
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Craft Your Passion - anything goes
Crafty Sentiment - anything goes
Deep Ocean - flowers everywhere
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - ribbon
Get Creative - pink and one other color
Pink Gem - fav. color combo
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Little Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Mod Squad - flowers
Morgan's Art World - anything goes
The House That Stamps Built - color challenge
The Ribbon Girls - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - spring
Quirky Crafts - spring flowers
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Precious....

Love the color of periwinkle and was able to use it
throughout this vintage card to give it
a spring look


The Creative Details
Image: Dazzling Ace Designs
Embellishments: ribbon, lace, pearls, flowers, sticker
Tools: punch

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Craft Your Passion - anything goes
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Crafty Sentiment - anything goes
Cre8tive Hands - anything goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - handmade bow
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Crafting With an Attitude - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes 
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Amazing Birthday...

This is a month-long challenge and is all
about using your patterned papers.
This month I used stamps and paper from 
My Favorite Things


The Creative Details
Images: My Favorite Things
Papers: My Favorite Things (Tranquil Textures)
Inks: Marvy Matchables
Embellishments: handmade rose, sequins

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Come and Get  - handmade embellishment
Crafty Sentiments - birthday
Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
Deep Ocean - dots or stripes 
Eureka Stamps - add some bling
Great Impressions - blinged birthday
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Little Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Jade's Sparkling Butterflies - add a sentiment
Melonheadz - pastels
Morgan's Art World - anything goes
The Sisters of Craft - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Beach Life...

Welcome to another monthly challenge
This month our theme is "summer" and
our fabulous sponsor is Imagine That.


The Creative Details
Image: Imagine That
Colors: copics in strong red, slate, sand, beige
Embellishments: gems, stickers, ribbon, banner
Tools: punch

Challenges
Addicted to Stamps - paper embellishment
A Beautiful Mess - anything goes
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Chocolate Coffee and Cards - circles/squares
Crafting for All Seasons - add a banner
Digital Delights - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - anything goes
Fresh Brewed Designs - anything goes
Hiding In My Craftroom - freestyle
Ike's Art - inspired by song (In the Summertime)
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Little Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
The Crafty Addicts - anything goes with ribbon
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Dragonfly happy day...

Welcome to a new challenge at Pile it On. 
This week our theme is garden creatures.
Our fabulous sponsor is Craftin Desert Divas!!


The Creative Details
Image: Craftin Desert Divas
Colors: Marvy Matchable Inks
Embellishments: pearls, ribbon, washi
Technique: paper piecing

The Challenges
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards - circles/squares
Craftin' Desert Divas - in the garden
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - patterned paper
Digi Choosday - things with wings
DRS - include the word "day"
Deep Ocean - dots or stripes
Fresh Brewed designs - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Jade's Sparkling Butterflies - add a sentiment
Scribbles Designs - bugs
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
The Crafty Addicts - use ribbon
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Time for fantasy...

This week are theme is "fairyland."
I am featuring a gorgeous image from our sponsor:


The Creative Details
Image: Nikki Burnette
Stamps on die cut: Heartfelt Stamps
Embellishments: ribbon, pearls, flowers, distress crayons
Tools: die cut

The Challenges
A Beautiful Mess - anything goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - handmade bow
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - patterned paper
Crafty Catz - fairies or enchanted
Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
Craft Rocket - pink and pearly
Creative Moments - anything goes
Get Creative - gothic or medieval
Fresh Brewed Designs - anything goes
Hiding in My Craftroom - freestyle
Robyn's Fetish - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
The Crafty Addicts - use ribbon
Tuesday Throwdown - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, April 29, 2016

Birdhouse for Spring...

Welcome to another challenge at the 
 anything goes. For this challenge our fabulous sponsor is:


The Creative Details
Image: Beccy's Place
Colors: copics in cool shadow, willow, tender pink, begonia
Embellishments: ribbon, pearls, sticker, doily
Tools: die cut

Challenges
A Snowflake's Promise - spring
Clear it Out - nature (stash - ribbon/flowers,bird)
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Craftin Desert Divas - in the garden
Craft Rocket - pink and pearly
Creative Moments - anything goes
Digi Choosday - tic tac toe (diagonal)
Dragonfly Journey - stripes
Glitter n' Sparkle - anything goes
Let's Color - anything goes hand colored
QKR - April showers - May Flowers
One Stitch at a Time - things with wings
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Dancing in the rain...

This week our challenge is black, white and a pop of color.
We are sponsored this week by by Jaime's Etsy store:
Inky and Scrappy


The Creative Details
Image: Impression Obsession
Sentiment: My Favorite Things
Colors: Distress Crayons
Embellishments: ribbon, enamel dots

The Challenges
A Snowflake's Promise - spring
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - handmade bow
Crafting with Friends - anything goes
Crafty Friends - all things cute
Craft Your Passion - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Double D Challenge - inspiration board
Glitter n' Sparkle - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Kitty Bee Designs - April showers
Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Melonheadz - pastels
One Crazy Stamper - anything goes (no digital)
Robyn's Fetish - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Play, Laugh, Sing...

This is a card I was inspired to make using
a paint sample swatch. When I first started stamping 
I used to use these paint swatches for color inspiration.


The Creative Details
Sentiment: AMuse Stamps
Die: Memory Box
Embellishments: enamel dots, ribbon

The Challenges
Amusing Challenge - anything goes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - handmade bow
Craftin Desert Divas - in the garden
Craft Your Passion - anything goes
Cut it Up - spring flowers (use die)
Glitter n' Sparkle - anything goes
Going Grey with Scrap Creations - spring flowers
Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
One Crazy Stamper - anything goes (no digital)
Robyn's Fetish - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Note For a Lady...

Welcome this week to Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge.
Our challenge theme this week is a Lady or Girl.
Our fabulous sponsor this week is Sparkle n Sprinkle.


The Creative Details
Image: Sparkle n' Sprinkle
Colors: Copics in currant, lilac, prune, blush
Embellishments: liquid pearls, rose, ribbon, gem brads
Tools: Die (Spellbinders)/punch

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - anything goes
Craft Your Passion - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Crafting with Friends - anything goes
Cre8tive Hands Friends - anything goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - handmade bow
Crafty Boots - use a sentiment
Create and Inspire - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Let's Color - anything goes hand colored
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Ribbon Girls - use an image
The Sisters of Craft - anything goes
The Corrosive Challenge - girls, women
The Sisterhood of Crafters - generational
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Hi...

Love this cute image and 
the little "Hi."  Makes for a charming card to send to 
just about anyone.


The Creative Details
Image: Stamping Bella
Colors: Copics in apricot, slate, shock pink, leaf
Embellishments: black pearls and gems

The Challenges
Color Throwdown - color inspiration
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Craft Your Passion - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Create and Inspire - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Little Red Wagon - text
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Petal Lu - anything goes
Scrap n Challenge - anything goes
Simon says Stamp - make it girly
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Two Paper Divas - color challenge
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Watering flowers...

Welcome to the Pile it On challenge. 
For this challenge we want to see some doodling
on your project. This is always fun to do.
And, once again, our fabulous sponsor is:


The Creative Details
Image: A Day For Daisies
Colors: Copics in leaf, robin's egg, crimson
Water Color used on background
Embellishments: enamel dots, gems, flowers, ribbon

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - anything goes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Clear it Out - stash/flower
Crafty Calendar - anything goes
Crafter's Cafe - your season (spring)
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Crafting for All Seasons - bingo (diagonal)
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Creative Corner - spring flowers
Deep Ocean - spring
Eclectic Ellapu - spring flowers
Fresh Brewed - flowers
Hiding in My Craftroom - lots of layers
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Not Just Cards - anything goes
Our Crafty Corner - anything goes
Scrappers Delight - anything goes
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Star Stamps - use a digi
Three Musketeers - spring
The Crafty Addicts - girly
The Corrosive Challenge - girls, women
The Paper Shelter - flowers
Unicorn - favorite time of year
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,