Thursday, April 24, 2014

Spring Garden Cart

This week at the Paper Crafting Journey our theme is:
Easel Cards!
I love to make easel cards - they provide lots of versatility and are
people love to receive them.
Our sponsor this time is the very talented Rick St. Dennis.
Check out his fabulous images!!

The Creative Details:
Colors: Copics in tender pink, sand, napoli yellow, powder blue, robin's egg
Embellishments: gems, velvet ribbon, lace, glitter
Tools: die cuts
The Challenges:
A Gem of a Challenge - spring is in the air
Crafting for All Seasons - ribbon and lace
Craftitude - spring/Easter
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards - spring
Crafting By Design - April flowers
Craft Your Passion - pastels
Creative moments - spring
Dream Valley  - say it with words
Crafty Sentiment - fancy folds
Glitter n Sparkle - spring/Easter
Hiding in My Craft Room - flowers
Loves Rubber Stamps - fancy folds
Mema's - anything goes
One Stitch at a Time - favorite things (flowers)
Sentimental Sunday - color inspiration
Sweet Stampin - lots of layers
Scrap Creations - anything goes
Scrappers Delights - pastels
The Crafter's Cafe - add glitter
The Corrosive Challenge - pastels
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Totally Gorjuss - dies and punches
Tuesday Throwdown - sparkle
Word Art Wednesday - positive card and message

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Monday, April 21, 2014

Let's Grow

Butterflies are the fun theme this week at the
Squigglefly Challenge
I love this cute farmer girl (new this month at Squigglefly). I added some
rick rack and faux stitching (quick and easy) for fun.

The Creative Details:
Image: Squigglefly - Cheryl Alger
Colors: Copics in powder blue, leaf, sand, apricot, crimson
Embellishments: velvet rick rack, butterfly, gem, bottle cap
Technique - faux stitching

The Challenges:
As You Like it - stitching
Color Me Creative - anything goes
Craft for the Craic - spring
Crafty Catz - "B" (butterfly)
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Created with Love - in the Garden
Craftitude - spring/Easter
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - Easter or spring
Fairy Tale - butterflies
Loves Rubber Stamps - Easter or spring
Mema's Crafts - anything goes
Polka Doodle - spring
Pumpkin Spice - coloring
QKR - spring
Robyn's Fetish - square cards
Scrapping 4 Fun - use a stamp or digi
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Sunday, April 20, 2014

A beauty for Spring...

This week at the Pile it On challenge our theme is
"No designer paper - or make your own"
Our fabulous sponsor this week is:
A Day for Daisies

The Creative Details:
Image - A Day for Daisies
Colors - Copics in tender pink, raspberry, sand, walnut, flesh
Embellishments - ribbon, gems, butterfly
Tools - embossing pad

The Challenges:
A Gem of a Challenge - spring is in the air
Color Me Creative - anything goes
Crafty Boots - Sparkle
Craftitude - spring/Easter
Creative Corner - your name (embossing)
Digi Galore - flowers
Digi Choosday - 2 papers
Digi Sketch - sketch or flowers
Ditzie Designs - anything goes
Everybody Art - anything goes
Natalie and Amy - embossing
Polka Doodle - spring
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Scrapping 4 Fun - use a stamp or digi
Sparkles Forum - favorite color combo (pink and green)
Time 4 Scrap - spring
QKR - spring

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Bee Happy - its Spring....

Here is another adorable spring image from
The spring images in the store right now are so
perfect for spring cards.
The Creative Details:
Image - Diane's Daydream Designs
Embellishments: ribbon, flowers, gems, liquid pearls, fairy glitter
Tools: Die cut

The Challenges:
A Gem of a Challenge - its spring
A song in Your Heart - song inspiration
Allsorts - spring blossoms
A Little Bit Crafty - birds and the bees
Catch the Bug - spring
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes/use yellow
Crafty Ribbon - anything goes with ribbon
Delightful Challenges - use a bloom
Digi Galore - flowers
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - Easter or spring
One Stitch at a Time - use a digi
Simon Says Stamp - animals
Sweet Stampin - flowers
Tiny Fairy Tales - the daisy
That Craft Place - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Friday, April 11, 2014

So pretty in purple...

The challenge at Creative Fingers this week is all about: "purple"
I have this darling image from our sponsor, Polka Doodles,
 and she is all decked out for spring in purple.
Please join us this week with your purple projects!
The Creative Details
Colors: Copics in lilac, prune, sand, sepia
Embellishments: ribbon, pearls, gems, flowers
Die cut

The Challenges:
All about the Vintage - shabby chic
Cards Galore - favorite colors
Crafting for all Seasons - die cut
Crafting Musketeers - monochrome
Crafty Hands - anything goes
Crafter's Cafe - spring
Crafty ribbons - flower power
Craftitude - anything goes
Creative Card Crew - spring
Creative Moments - girly
Cutie Pie - cute with dies or punches
Die Cuttin Divas - pastels
Digi Choosday - ovals
Diva's By design - Easter/Spring
Eureka Stamps - ribbons and bows
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - anything goes square 
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Lunagirl - Victorian spring
Mema's Crafts - anything goes
One Stitch at a Time - flowers
Paper Makeup - anything goes
PaperTake Weekly - spring
Penny's Paper Crafty - flower power
Ribbon Girls - spring
Seema Crafts - vintage
Stamp and Create - spring flowers
Treasured Times - mix it up
Vintage Stamping - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
ELizabeth

Time to Travel...

This week I am very excited to be a guest designer at the
Fussy and Fancy Challenge
The challenge theme this week is travel.
And they have a fabulous sponsor - Fresh Brewed Design (such cute images)
The Creative Details
Image: Fresh Brewed Designs
Embellishments: velvet ribbon, sticker dots,
 brad, pearls, lace, flower, stick pins
Technique: paper piecing

The Challenges:
Chocolate, coffee and cards - stripes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - anything goes
Craft-D Bowz - ribbon and a bow
Eureka Stamps - ribbon and bow
Glitter n Sparkle - pearls and lace
Mema's Crafts - anything goes
One Stitch at a Time - flowers
Rhedd and Rosie - anything goes
Sassy Studio - make it creative (flower bow made by hand)
Sister Act - anything goes
Scrapper's Delight - blooms
Southern Girls - stripes
Whimsy Inspiration - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
 Elizabeth

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Follow Your Dreams

Our challenge this time at the Paper Crafting Journey is
"A Special Lady"
Our fabulous sponsor this time is The Paper Shelter  - they always
have such sweet and charming images
The Creative Details:
Colors: copics in sand, flesh, blush, black
Embellishments: pearls, gems, ribbon, flowers, fairy dust glitter
Tools: die cut (spellbinders)
Techniques - paper piecing

The Challenges
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - anything goes
Creative Moments - girly
Flat Friends - use a sentiment
Feeling Crafty - digi and bling
Fan- Tastic Tuesday - anything goes square
One Crazy Stamper - anything goes
Crafty Bloggers - die cuts or embossing
Crafting By Design - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Monday, April 7, 2014

Friendship

This week at the Squigglefly Challenge it is all about
"bright colors"
You don't *have* to include a Squigglefly image on your creation,
 but in order to qualify for the prize you will need to use one!  
Don't have one? There are several FREEBIES you can grab from the Squigglefly store,
 hop on over there. Those images will qualify you for the prize.
The Creative Details:
Image: Squigglelfy (Pamela Lehto)
Colors: Copics in sand, walnut, black
Embellishments: gems

The Challenges:
Allsorts - no flowers
Catch the Bug - anything goes
Country View Crafts - new beginnings
Craftitude - anything goes
Divas By Design - anything goes
Ditzie Digi Design - anything goes
Feeling Crafty - digi and bling
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
One Crazy Stamper - anything goes
Paper Makeup - anything goes
Sister Act - anything goes
The Cupboard Trilogy - friendship
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
4 Crafty Girls - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Spring Ballerina

This week at the Pile it On Challenge our theme is feminine.
Our sponsor for this week is:
 Aurora Wings  
The Creative Details
Image: Aurora Wings
Colors: copics in tender pink, raspberry, leaf, blush
Embellishments: flocked dots, flowers, diamond stickles

The Challenges:
Bearly Mine - spring
Color Me Creative - sparkle
Crafting By design - anything goes
Craft for the Craic - Easter or spring
Craftitude - anything goes
Crafty Catz - spring
Crafts Galore Encore - fav color (pink)
Delightful Challenge - square
Ditzie Digi - anything goes
Di's Digis - welcome spring
Divas By design - anything goes
Doodle Garden - color challenge
Fantastic Tuesday - use patterned paper
Fairy Tale - fav.colors
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
LadyBug Crafts - spring
Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes
One Stitch at a Time - flowers
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
Red Rubber - Spring
Sister Act - anything goes
Stampin with the Dragon - spring
Sun Flower Field - Easter or spring
Totally papercrafts - pastels
4 Crafty Chicks - color an image
4 Crafty Girls - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Just to Say Hi

At the Dragonfly Dreams Challenge our challenge this month is 
to make something for a guy - any age goes!
Plus, we have such a fabulous sponsor:
  Delicious Doodles!


Image: Delicious Doodles
Colors: Copics in sepia, powder blue, apricot, leaf
Embellishments: brads, stickers
Tools: border punch. leaf punch

The Challenges:
A Little Bit Crafty - birds/bees
Catch the Bug - anything goes
Clear it Out - for men/stash - stickers
Crafting for All Seasons - dies and punches
Crafty Calendar - things with wings
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - anything goes
Delicious Doodles - all seasons
Eclectic Ellapu - one for the boys
Little Red Wagon - make it masculine
My Time to Craft - wildlife
Penny's Paper Crafty - feathered friends
The Squirrel and the Fox - all creatures
4 Crafty Girls - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth