Monday, July 30, 2012

Birdieful day

Squigglefly has a fun and easy challenge this week!
 Use an sentiment. It can be be sticker, computer generated, or stamp.
 Better yet check out those 99 cent Squigglefly quotes at the store. 
Creative Details:
 "In the Palm of My Hand" by Fawn Palmer @ Squigglefly
Sentiment: Jess Holland @ Squigglefly
Colors: Copic Markers: lemon yellow, powder blue, robins egg,
crimson red, cool grey, sand, amber, milky white and flesh
Embellishments: Rick rack braid, ribbon, pearls, stickles
Tools: Cricut die cut frame

The Challenges:
Crafts and Me - anything goes
Crafty Pad - things with wings
Critter Challenge - anything goes
Cupcake Craft Challenge - the great outdoors
Daisy Doodles - outdoors
Do You Stack Up - friendship
Inky Impressions - punches or dies
Jackson's Digital Expression - anything goes
Paper Makeup Stamps - endless summer
Paper Playtime - anything goes
Paper Pretties - 2 or more DP
Poodles Parlour - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Squiggles and Giggles - stash attack
Tammy's Scrapin Corner - anything goes
Totally Gorjuss - pearls
Whoopsi Daisy - lots of layers

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Good Old Summertime

Patterns, Patterns, Patterns.
We want to see at least three paper patterns on your project this week at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge. Our sponsor this week is Totally Stampalicious with a fabulous $15 gift certificate!
The Creative Details:
Image: A Day for Daisies
Color: Copics in cool shadow, apricot, leaf green, powder blue, sepia
Embellishments: fish buttons, gems, dotted ribbon, stickles
Tools: die Cuts

The Challenges:
Can You Digi It - day at beach
Crazy Challenge - under or by the sea
Creative Inspiration Paint - by the sea
Creative Craft Challenges - summertime
Crafty Creations - buttons
Cupcake Craft Challenge - what does ocean mean to you
Digi Doodle - stripes
Delightful Challenge - dog days of summer
Digi Stamps for Joy - polka dots and stripes
Inky Impressions - punches or dies
Inspired By - photo inspiration
Just Some Lines - beach, sun and surf
LEJ Designs - sparkle and Shine
Love to Create - spots and dots
Oldie but a Goodie - photo (used buttons as oldie)
Pink Elephant - summertime
Robin's Fetish - summer
Ribbon girls - buttons and ribbon
Secret Crafter - bright and cheerful
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - tropical paradise
Victorine - summer
Whimsy Inspiration - summer fun

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Ants Chilling

So hot this summer - don't you wish you could cool off 
like these ants from Doodle Pantry.
You can find more silly ants doing all sorts of fun stuff at Doodle Pantry - check it out!!
The  Creative Details:
Colors - Copic Markers in orange, lime, crimson, cool grey, powder blue, crockery blue
Inks; Ranger Distress inks for sky
Embellishments: ribbon, glitter, gems, liquid glass 
Tools: corner punch, swiss dot embossing pad

The Challenges:
Clearly I Stamp - get wet
Crafts and Me - anything goes
Crafting for all Seasons - water
Creative Craft Challenge - summertime
Dream Valley - summer
Everybody Art Challenge - summer
Forever Friends - anything goes with animals
Love to create - spots and dots
Jackson's Digital Expression - anything goes
Totally Stampalicious - texture
Send a Smile 4 Kids  - animals
Paper Craft Star - water
Pink Elephant - summertime
Sassy Cheryl - polka dots 
Scrap Creations - water
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Truly Madly Crafting - animals
Whimsy Inspiration - summer  fun

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Tag it!

Time to "tag it" at Pile it On. Create a tag.
Our fabulous sponsor this week is Whimsy Stamps!
The Creative Details:
Image: Bugaboo
Colors: Copic Markers in robin's egg blue, lime, cool grey, coral, yellow
Embellishments: fish and sun stickers
Tools: border punch

The Challenges:
Aud Sentiments - tag it plus sentiment
By the Cute and Girly - at day at the ..
Crafty Mess - sun or moon
Crafty Ribbons - summer time
Crafty Sentiments - blue and orange
Daisy Doodle - here comes the sun
Fresh Brewed - summertime
Hiding in My Craftroom - at last 5 layers
LEJ Designs - anything goes
Little Claire's - summer
Our Craft Lounge - sunny days
Paper Make up - pop it up
Perfect Sentiment - anything goes with sentiment
Stamp n' Doodle - summer holiday
The Pink Elephant - use orange
Through the Craftroom Door - under the sea colors

Stay Warm Harted,

Simple Pleasures

Time for Die Cuts this week at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.
 Use two or more diecuts this week.
Our fabulous sponsor this week is Marianne Designs.
The Creative Details:
Image: Marla Shega from Squigglefly
Colors: Copic Markers in baby pink, tender pink, leaf green cool grey
Embellishments: ribbon, flower, gems, butterfly
Tools: Spellbinders die cuts

The Challenges:
Crafts and Me - ribbon and a bow
Creative Inspiration Paint - fav colors
Digital Tuesday - all tied up
Digi Doodle - anything goes
Hiding In My Craftroom - at least 5 layers
Jackson's Digital - anything - use color
Kaboodle Doodles - outdoors
Incy Wincy - dust it off  (butterfly)
Paper Make up - pop it up
Poodles Parlour - use a digi
Ribbon Girls - color challenge
Sentimental Sundays - things with wings
Totally Gorjuss - leaves

Stay Warm Harted,

Silhouette birds

The theme at Gingerloft for the next 2 weeks is "silhouettes."
I love this trend and I especially love this silhouette of birds.
So give it try and enter our challenge!
The Creative Details
Image: Gingerloft Designs
Embellishments: flowers, brad, pearl stick pins, ribbon , pearls

The Challenges:
Come and Get it - bingo
Crafts for Eternity - circle
Divas By Design - anything goes
Kaboodle Doodles - outdoors
Lia Stampz - anything goes
Mema's Crafts - anything goes
Milk Coffee Challenge - more than 1 circle
My Heart Pieces - use square or Circle
Perfect Sentiment - anything goes with a sentiment
Platypus Designs - things with Wings
Top Tip Tuesday - circles
Totally Gorjuss - leaves
Whoopsi - Daisy - use up your stash
Whimsy Stamps - punches and edgers

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Seahorse Habitat

 I love anything with the sea.
Most of all I have always been intrigued by seahorses.
Love this seahorse by Doodle Pantry.
There are fabulous new releases each month - check them out!
The Creative Details:
Image: Doodle Pantry (seahorse habitat)
Colors: Copic Markers in dull ivory, robin egg blue, pink, lime green, cool grey
Embellishments: Star fish, sand, gems

The Challenges:
ABC Challenge - use 2 of something (starfish)
Divas By Design - anything goes
Fat Pages and Cards with Attitude - anything goes
Incy Wincy - dust it off (starfish)
Jackson's Digital - anything with color medium used
LEJ Designs - anything goes
Little Scrap Pieces - anything goes
Make it Monday - anything goes
One Stitch at a Time - anything goes
Paper Shelter - anything goes
My Time to Craft - anything associated with water
Scrappers Delight - summer fun
Tammy's Scrapin' Corner - summertime
That Craft Place - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - colors under the sea

Stay Warm Harted,

Monday, July 16, 2012

Let's go shopping..

Squigglefly has a new challenge & fun new images.
 I am so excited to be a part of their design team because they have
so many fabulous digital images from so many talented artists. 
Looking for a particular image - you are most likely to find it at Squigglefly.
For this week's challenge we have a recipe -- use lace/ribbon, brads, die cut.
The Creative Details:
Image: Piggy Goes Shopping by Suzanne Urban at Squigglefly
Colors. Copic Markers in lemon, napoli yellow, tender pink, mellow peach, leaf green
Embellishments: lace, ribbon, gems, brads and paper flower, glitter
Tools; Spellbinders die cuts

The Challenges:
Alphabet Challenge - lace
A & T /Emerald Fairies - lace
Clear it out - something yellow
Crafty Boots - bingo
Delightful Challenge - bling and bows
Fat Pages and Cards with Attitude - anything goes
Hanna and Friends - fav colors (must include animal)
Lexis Creations - for a friend
LEJ Designs - animals
Oozak - bright colors
Poodles Parlour- use a digi
Really Reasonable Ribbon - summer colors and ribbon
Stampin' with the Dragon - ribbon and bows
Tuesday Alchemy - no work - all play
Truly Madly Crafting - animals
Totally Papercrafts - three or more layers

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Relax on the beach..

This week at the Pile it On Challenge the theme is "Sit and Relax."
You know there is nothing better than sitting and relaxing by the shore.
Our fabulous sponsor this week is Simon Says Stamp!!
The Creative Details:
Image: Stampendous
Inks/Colors: Marvy Matchables and Copic Markers
Embellishments: shells, starfish, gems, flip flop stickers

The Challenges:
Card Makin Mamas - use a rubber stamp
CRAFT - summer
Crafty Calendar - fun in the sun
Delicious Doodle - summer holiday
Desert Islands - pick three from list
Digi Doodle - summer time
Everybody art - summer
Frosted Designs - stamp it
Inky Impressions - outdoors
Incy Wincy - summertime
Paper Pretties - beach days
Patties Creations - summer time
Sassy Cheryl - summer fun
Simply Create Too - summer vacation

Sit & Relax,
Stay Warm Harted,

live, love, laugh

Wings and Bling
That is the fun theme this week at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge. 
We are sponsored this week by Bugaboo stamps.
The Creative Details:
Image: Bugaboo Stamps
Colors: Copics in lavender, napoli yellow, tender pink, raspberry, apricot, willow
Embellishments: Chipboard flourish and flowers, bakers twine, glitter, pearls, butterfly

The Challenges:
Addicted to Stamps - for someone special
Card Cupids - wings
Crafty Calendar - free for all
Di's Digis - pile on the flowers
Love to Create - photo inspiration
Oldie but a Goodie - flower power and something old (butterfly)
Scrap Creations - use something new (chipboard flower)
Southern Girls - pearls
Stamp Man - anything in summer colors
Simon says Stamp and Show - layers
Tammy's Scrapin Corner - anything goes
Totally Papercrafts - three or more layers
Totally Stampalicious - favorite embellie (pearls)
Tuesday Throwdown - lots of color

Live, Love and Laugh,
Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Summer School

It's a Shore Thing at the Pile it On Challenge this week! Just had to make this summer school card of fish from Squigglefly - too cute!! Maybe they are learning to swim??
Our sponsor this week is Some Odd Girl Stamps!!
The Creative Details:
Image: "Summer School" by Diana Garrison at Squigglefly
Colors: Copic Markers in apricot, mellow peach, powder blue, tender pink, leaf green
Embellishments: tear drops, stickles, glass effects, sticker
Tools: Border punch

The Challenges:
CardMad Fairy - summertime
Catch the Bug - anything goes
Challenge Up Your Life - rainbow
Crafty Pad - by the sea
CRAFT - water theme
Cupcake Crafts - lots of layers
Cupboard Trilogy - choose from color palette
Fresh Brewed - summertime
Great Impressions - stay in the lines
Oozak - bright colors
My Grafico - summer brights
Paper Pretties - summer fun
Papertake Weekly - anything goes plus some glitter
Sassy Cheryl - anything goes
Shelly's Images - use text
Sparkles forum - summer fun
Totally Papercrafts - here comes summer
Whimsy Inspiration - anything goes

Have some summer fun,
Stay Warm Harted, 

Paris Poodle

It's time for some "FANCY FOLDS" at the Gingerloft Challenge.
Love this retro Parisian Poodle!
Join us for a chance to win some fab digis from Gingerloft!!
The Creative Details
Colors: Copics in cool grey and tender pink
Inks: Distress Inks
Embellishments, diamond stickles,black pearls, ribbon

The Challenges:
Catered Crop - ruffles
Card Cupids - ribbon, twine or tape
Cupcake Craftroom - lots of layers
Crafty Bloggers Network - anything goes
Crafty Catz - spots
Everybody Art Challenge - dots
Fussy and Fancy - fancy folds
Hanna and Friends -favorite color
Hot Shot Crafts - distress ink
It's all about the Vintage - anything goes
My Heart Pieces - for someone special
My Time to Craft - cats and dogs
Papertake Weekly - anything goes (plus some glitter)
Poodles Parlour - cute and cuddly
Ribbon Girls - a girly card
Southern Girls - pearls
Stamp n Plus - anything goes
Whimsy Inspiration - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Beach Babies

Its time for a sketch at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge (see sketch below)
I designed a seasonal card with these darling beach babies by Digi Doodles and added the starfish.
Our sponsor this week with a fabulous gift certificate is Digi Doodles!!
The Creative Details:
Images: Digi Doodles
Colors: Copic Markers in sand, cashmere, lilac, flesh, cool shadow, pale sepia and porcelain blue
Embellishments: glitter, starfish, resin embellishment

The Challenges for Beach Babies:
Crafty Bloggers Network - anything goes
CRAFT - water theme
Crafty Calendar - fun in the sun
Crafty Pad - by the sea
Crafty Sentiments - summer
Delicious Doodles - summer holiday
Digital Tuesday - kids
Lil Red Wagon - life's a beach
Fresh Brewed - summertime
House of Gilli - vacation
Oldie But a Goodie - summer holidays (starfish stickers are oldie)
Paper Crafting Journey - summer
Scrapbook Sisters - one stamp
Simply Create Too - summer
Sparkles Forum - summer fun
Sweet'n Sassy - beach and sand
Totally Papercrafts - here comes summer

Spend a Day at the Shore,
Stay Warm Harted,

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Happy 4th

Had to make this fun card for the 4th of July festivities with this new image from Doodle Pantry. There is also  a NEW "Free with purchase" at Doodle Pantry that you're going to love if you are ready to start some Christmas cards!  It's called Quirky Snowmen and includes 3 different snow folk 
and comes with a lot of fun sentiments. The free with purchase special runs July 1 through July 15 ONLY.
The Creative Details:
Image and Sentiment: Doodle Pantry
Embellishments: ribbon, gems, stickles
Tools: Scalloped punch

The Challenges:
Bearly Mine - ribbon and bow
Catered Crop - it's a rainbow
Catch the bug - summer season
Card Cupids - ribbon, twine or tape
Celebrate the Occasion - 4th of July
Digi Designs - summer time
Hiding in My Craftroom - anything goes
Just us Girls - stars & sparkles
Love to Create - stars & Stripes
Made Especially for You - patriotic with bling
Quirky Crafts - make us laugh
Sketches by Carly - sketch
Sweet n Sassy - use a digi - stars/stripes
Sweet Stampin- scallops
Tammy's Scrapin Corner - Independence Day
Totally Papercrafts - use a digi
Unique Crafters - - patriotic
Use it Tuesday - patriotic/something hoarded (I bought orange and yellow dotted ribbon at outlet and still using it after 3 years, lol)

Have a great 4th of July,
Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Sunshine means Sunflowers

Its Time for another Doodle Pantry release.
I just love the giant sunflowers we see in the summer and here is a happy new set from Doodle Pantry as part of the July release. For those of you ready to start some of your holiday card there are some adorable new images (imagine ants in a snow ball fights). And, the new releases are all on sale for 25% off for a limited time!!
The Creative Details
Image - Doodle Pantry
Sentiment - Doodle Pantry
Colors: Copic Markers in buttercup, napoli yellow, orange, apricot, leaf green
Embellishments: flower soft, liquid glimmer glass, stickles
Tools: Die Cuts (Spellbinders)

The Challenges:
Allsorts - in bloom
Aud Sentiments - Bingo
Chocolate Coffee Cards - anything goes
Fat Pages with Attitude - anything goes
Frosted Designs - circles
LEJ Designs - summer
One Stitch at a Time  - use a digi
Paper Shelter - punches or dies
Perfect Sentiment - here comes the sun
Raise the Bar - summer
Scrapalicious - all things in the sun
Sweet Stampin - use scallops
Totally Papercrafts - can you digi it
Whimsy Challenge - anything but square

Stay Warm Harted,

Celebrate the 4th!

Its time for red, white & blue (and some sparkle, too!)
 at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.
Our sponsor this week is Whoopsi Daisy with a prize of 4 digi sheets (your choice)
The Creative Details:
Image: Whoopsi Daisy (girl)
Colors: copic markers in crimson red, sand, sepia, robins egg blue & light crockery blue
Embellishments: lace, gems, ribbon, flowers
Tools: punches

The Challenges:
Bearly Mine - anything goes
By the Cute and Girly - a day
Corrosive Challenge - summertime girls
Crafty Creations - embellish it
Crafty Sentiments - red, white and blue
Creative Inspiration Paint - photo inspiration
Cute Card Thursday - patriotic
Cupcake Inspiration - photo inspiration
Delightful Challenge - celebration
Fat Pages Cards with Attitude - anything goes
Incy Wincy - anything goes
Inspired by Stamping - photo inspiration
Jelly park - anything that waves
Love to Create - anything goes
Loves Rubberstamps - red, white and blue
Little Miss Muffet - sparkles
Mema's - anything goes
Our Craft Lounge - photo inspiration
Patties Creations - red, white and blue
Ribbon Girls - girly
Scrap Creations - red, white, blue
Simon Says - patriotic or sporty
Simply Create Too- patriotic colors
Stampin with the Dragon - red, white and blue
2 Sisters - red, white and blue
Tammy's Scrapin Corner - anything goes
Totally Stampalicious - red, white and your choice

Stay Warm Harted,