Sunday, October 28, 2012

Solitary Tree

At the Gingerloft Challenge we have a new theme - no color. Don't color your image.
Keep it simple and the results can be quite elegant.
The Creative Details
Image: Gingerloft Designs
Embellishments: champagne pearls, die cut
Tool: dotted swiss embossing pad

The Challenges:
Do You Stack Up - embossing - wet or dry
Fairy Tales - die, punches, monochromatic
Fresh Brewed - thinking of you
Fussy and Fancy - anything goes
Happy Campers - shabby chic
Oozak - die cuts
Robins Fetish - embossing folder
Stampin for the Weekend - anything goes
Sweet Pea - thinking of you
Through the Craft Room Door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Winning Birthday

Let's make some birthday cards for a man at the Pile it On Challenge this week!!
Our fabulous sponsor this week: Dude Time Doodles
The Creative Details:
Image: Dude Time Doodles
Colors: Copics in crimson red, powder blue, brown, flesh
Embellishments: wooden buttons, bakers twine

The Challenges:
Alota Rubber Stamps - birthdays
Crafty catz - male card with number
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - anything goes with male bonus
Gem of a Challenge - spots or polka dots
Paper Pretties - masculine cards
Penny's Paper Crafty - ribbon and/or buttons
Tanda Stamps - all things manly

Stay Warm Harted,

Pumpkin House

Not an ordinary card this week at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.
Yes, that is our theme - make a card that is unusual. No flat card allowed. This week's card should pop up, stand up, slide twist, etc. And out very fabulous sponsor this week is Birdie Brown.
The Creative Details
Image: Dearie Dolls
Colors: Copic in apricot, orange, leaf green, willow, grey
Embellies: gem leaves, sticker scrolls, flowers, rhinestones 
Tool: Punch and border punch

The Challenges:
ATCs and Cards with Attitude - Halloween
Bearly-mine - easel
Cards Galore - autumn
Creative Card Crew - fancy folds
Corrosive Challenge - folds
Divas By Design - use some orange
Fresh Brewed - sweet not spooky
Inky Impressions - fall or Halloween
Just Us Girls - photo inspirations
OCL - 3-D fall
LadyBug Crafts - things with a "P"
Moving Along with the Times - cute Halloween
Paper Pretties - fall
The Poodles Parlour - anything goes
Red Carpet - pumpkins/Halloween
Sentimental Sundays - pumpkins
Speedy and Friends - pumpkins
Wags and Whiskers - fall colors
2 Sisters - Halloween or fall colors

Stay Warm Harted,

Monday, October 22, 2012

Pumpkin TIme

At  the Squigglefly Challenge it is all about Fall Colors.
So join us as we use some delightful and fun images from the Squigglefly shop for your inspiration. And, if you use a Squigglefly image you might just be a winner this week.
The Creative Details
Image: Quilted Pumpkin by Fawn Palmer at Squigglefly
Colors: Copics in apricot, orange, light prawn, leaf green, black
Embellishments: ribbon, pumpkins, black pearls, web die cut
Tools: Center Stairstep Card

The Challenges:
Bearly Mine - anything goes
Card Makin Mamas - Halloween
Crafting for all Seasons - spooky
Crafty Catz - Halloween
Craftymess - Halloween
Cutie Pie - Halloween
Daisy Doodle - Halloween
Divas By Design - spooky
Eclectic Ellapu -Halloween
Lexi's Creations - Halloween
Lia Stampz - Halloween -- Boo
One Stitch at a Time - use a digi
Paper Playtime - Boo
PaperTake Weekly - spooky
Patties Creations - autumn colors
Simon Says Stamp - eerie
Shelly's Images - spooky
Sparkles Forum - Halloween

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Spooky Purse

ANYTHING GOES at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge!
And we have 2 fabulous sponsors this week:
 Marker Pro with a $15 certificate to their store and Bugaboo with 7 digis!!
The Creative Details:
Template: AR Creations (Haute Tote)
Sentiment: Impress Stamps
Embellishments: gems, felt owl, sticker, ribbon, brads

The Challenges:
A & T Emerald Faeries - anything goes
Bearly Mine - anything goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
Creative Inspiration Paints - anything goes
Creatalicious - halloween
Color Q - color inspiration
Critter Sketch - fall
Eureka Stamps - Halloween
Fab n' Funky - black, orange and ?
Kaboodle Doodles - fall or pumpkins
Lexi's Creations - Halloween
Little Miss Muffett - Halloween Colors
Love to Create - trick or treat or something sweet
Pink Elephant - treat holders
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Halloween plus ribbon
Scrapalicious - Halloween
Sparkles Forum - Halloween
Stamp n' Doodle - anything goes
There She Goes - fall/halloween
Victorine - Halloween
Unique Crafters - Halloween

Stay Warm Harted,

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Fall Flowers

Autumn Colors.
Love the rich reds, oranges and yellows.
The Creative Details:
Image: Stampington
Colors: Alcohol inks and Marvy Inks
Embellishments: ribbon

The Challenges:
Amusing Challenges - outdoors
Clearly Inspired - ribbon or twine
Crafty Sentiment - bows
Fab and Funky - black, orange plus one color
Fussy and Fancy - anything goes
Kaboodles Doodles - fall
Lady Anne - anything goes
Little Red Wagon - bow
Patties Creations - autumn colors
Pink Gem - flowers
Songbird - yellow
Visible Image - inspired by autumn

Stay Warm Harted,

Monday, October 15, 2012

California Poppy

Doodle Pantry has the most fabulous flowers - always so realistic. Here is a new release featuring the California Poppy (they grow wild on the hillsides there)
The Creative Details
Image - Doodle Pantry (paper comes with the digital set)
Colors - copics in strong red, coral, willow
Embellishments. beads, gems, ribbons, swirl stickers
Tools: Die Cut

The Challenges:
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
Color Me Creative - a touch of red
Crafty Mess - anything goes
Guylou's - fancy die cut
House of Gilli - anything goes
Lady Anne - anything goes (Monday)
Paper Crafting Journey - add some bling
Gem of a Challenge- flowers
Make it Monday - anything goes
Mema's Crafts - blooming flowers
2 Sisters - anything goes
Shelly's Images - tic/tac/toe

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Pumpkin Friends

This week at the Pile it On Challenge we want to see "shaped cards."
Our fabulous sponsor this week is Simon Says.
The Creative Details:
Image: Digi Darla
Colors: Copic Markers in apricot, orange, migonette, leaf green, yellow, sand
Embellishments: stickles, ribbons, spiders, black gems

The Challenges:
Anything Goes - animals
Addicted to Stamps - animal friends
Allsorts - too cute to spook
Catch the Bug - picture Inspiration
Crafts 4 Eternity - bugs
Dis Digis - too cute to spook
Divas By Design - anything goes
Inky Impressions - colors of Autumn
Ladybug Crafts - Halloween
QKR Stampede - pumpkins
Mema's Crafts - animals gone wild
Paper Shelter - love beats all
Paper Play  - simply cute
Poodles Parlour - halloween
Raise the Bar - pumpkins
Robyn's Fetish - fall colors
Simon Says - dies and punches
Simply Create Too - pumpkins
Wags' n Whiskers - orange, green , b & w

Stay Warm Harted,

Witchy Cat

It's time for some Halloween fun at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge!
So get out your scary stamps and embellies and have some fun.
Our fabulous sponsor this week is Marianne Designs!
The Creative Details:
Image: Gingerloft Designs
Colors: Copic Markers in cool grey, black, orange, apricot, willow
Embellishments: ribbon, charm, bottlecap stickers, glitter
Tools: border punch

The Challenges:
Crafts 4 Eternity - include a bug
Challenge Up your Life - fall/Halloween
Dream Valley - Halloween
Heck of a Challenge - spooktacular
Mema's Crafts - animals
Paper Pretties - Halloween
Poodles Parlour - Halloween
Scrap Creations - pumpkins
Southern Girls - Tie a ribbon
Stampin with the Dragon - Halloween

Stay Warm Harted,

Witchy Feet

Love this cute image from Gingerloft Designs.
 And, be sure and enter the Gingerloft Challenge where
the theme this week is Halloween or Fall.
The Creative Details:
Image: Gingerloft
Colors: Copics in apricot, orange, leaf green, lilac
Embellishments: candy corn ribbon, pumpkin stickers, gem spiders, glitter
Tools: Punches

The Challenges:
Aud Sentiments - Halloween sentiment
Cards Galore - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Crafts and Me - anything goes
Creative Inspiration Paints - treats (candy corn)
Milk Coffee - treats
My Grafico - anything goes
Our Craft Lounge - spooky and sweet
Paper Crafting Journey - bling
Unique Crafters - Halloween
Simon Says - die and punches
Stampin with the Dragon - Halloween
Tuesday Alchemy - anything
Through the Craft room Door - anything goes
Whimsy Inspiration - all things sparkly
Stampin for the Weekend - spooky

Stay Warm Harted,

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Pumpkin Farmer

I love anything to do with pumpkins (except when the squirrels try to eat them on the front porch). So, of course, I had to make a pumpkin farmer from this new image from Doodle Pantry! Don't forget that if you participate in the Doodle Pantry Challenge using a Doodle Pantry image you receive a very pretty digi set - check it out.
Image: Doodle Pantry (birdie farmer)
Colors: Copics in powder blue, buttercup, sand, light prawn, orange
Embellishments: bakers twine, ribbon, sticker pumpkins, stickles

TTThe Challenges:
 ABC - male themed
Anything goes - animals
Catch the Bug - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Di's Digis - animals acting like people
Ribbon Girls - boy card
Scrap Creations - pumpkins
Scrappy Frogs - fall
Sentimental Sundays
Stempelson - stamp as main focus

Stay Warm Harted,

Monday, October 8, 2012

Oct. 31

I love the challenge this week at SQUIGGLEFLY.
All you have to do is use some specialty paper. I used two types of specialty paper -- the orange paper in the center I corrugated myself and the background paper is both embossed and glittered.
So have some fun with this challenge.
The Creative Details:
Image: "Purrfect" by Cheryl Alger at Squigglefly
Colors: Copics in leaf green, orange, black, light prawn
Embellishments: Flowers, brads, gems, ribbon, sticker
Tools: Border punch

The Challenges:
Catch the Bug - anything goes
Crafty Creations - fall colors
Crafting for all Seasons - costumes
Cupcake Craftroom - fall related
Cute Card Thursday - ribbon
Delicious Doodles - flowers
Divas By Design - texture
Do You Stack Up- - warm Colors
Eureka Stamps - trick or treat
Hooked on Crafts - Halloween
Heck of a Challenge - spooktacular
Incy Wincy - anything goes
Just Some Lines - too cute to spook
Lady Bug Crafts - Halloween
Make it Monday - anything goes
Poodles Parlour - Halloween
Ribbon Carousel - Halloween
Scappers Delight - Halloween
Send a Smile 4 Kids -punches or die cut
Shellys Images - tic tac toe
Tuesday Throwdown - cute and cuddly

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Fly with Me

Fly with me over to the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge where there is a great challenge using fall colors! (see inspiration photo of leaves below). And today is the beginning of our new design team -
and they have produced some fabulous projects for you.
We have a fabulous sponsor this week too: Whoopsi  Daisy

The Creative Details:
Image: Di's Digis
Colors:Copics in apricot, orange, mustard, leaf green, black, lipstick orange
Embellishments: broom, leaves, gems, stickles
Tools: Die cut

The Challenges:
Card Makin Mamas - fall colors
Corrosive Challenge - wicked
Cupcake Craftroom - fall related
Craft us Crazy - Halloween
Crafts and Me - sentiment
Do You Stack Up - warm colors
DL Art Thursday Challenge - leaf and bling
My Crafty Spot - halloween
Oozak - die cuts
Paper Play - shine on
OKR Stampede - halloween
Sassy Cheryl's - fall
There's Magic in the Air - fall

Stay Warm Harted,

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Autumn Joy

I love this new fall star from Doodle Pantry. Laurie at Doodle Pantry is going to making more of these for each season so stay tuned for a new one next month for the winter.
The Creative Details
Image & Sentiment - Doodle Pantry
Embellishments: ribbon, gems, wooden button, stickles, pearls
Tools. punches

The Challenges:
Catch the Bug - anything goes
Craftymess - anything goes
Crafts 4 Eternity - leaves
Crafty Cardmakers - Indian Summer
Do You Stack Up - warm Colors
Milk Coffee - fall
My Grafico - anything goes
Paper Play - shine on
PaperCraft Stars - anything goes
Pennys Paper Crafty - die cut/punches
Simply Create Too - autumn
There's Magic in the air - fall
3 Girl Jam - anything goes plus a ribbon
Totally Papercrafts - shapes
Visible Image - autumn colors

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, October 5, 2012

Wrapped up for the Holidays

3- Day Blog Hop Time at Squigglefly!
We are sharing with you sneak peeks of our newest tomorrow over at the Squigglefly Store. If you hop all the way through you will have several chances to win some super fabulous prizes,
 get inspired, and have some fun.

My card was created from new images/paper by Inger Harding. She has the most extraordinary images and papers to match. The sentiment can also be found at Squigglefly (Winter Sentiments by Roann Mathias) along with the snowflakes (Wintry Pack by Sue Norberg Farias)
Make sure to leave a comment on each site and have fun!
The Blog Hop Order.

Additional Challenges Entered:
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
Crafty Bloggers Network - anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut - all wrapped up
Crafty Pad - floral
Delightful Challenges - winter celebrations
Guylou's Inimitability - fancy die cut
Oozak - die cuts
Papercraft Star - anything goes
Paper Pretties - flowers
Penny's Paper Crafting - die cuts/punches
Simon Says - glimmer and sparkle
Stamp and Create - winter wonderland
Totally Gorjuss - punches and dies
Whoopsi Daisy - sparkle and Shine
Victorine Stamps - lots of layers

Monday, October 1, 2012

Happy Harvesting

Doodle Pantry has the cutest new releases for this month.
I just loved these little ants having a great time harvesting their corn. -- too cute.
And don't forget the new "pumpkin pie ants" are free with purchase Oct.
The Creative Details:
Image and sentiment - doodle pantry
Colors: Copics in willow, leaf, napoli yellow, apricot, cool grey
Embellishments: buttons, ribbon, corn chipboard, stickles glitter

The Challenges:
Aud Sentiment - fall
Catch the bug - harvest time
Challenges 4 Everyone - anything goes
Crafty Ribbons - anything but square
Crafty Sentiments - fall colors
Cutie Pie - use a digi
Delicious Doodles - Fall
Di's Digis - animals acting like people
Do You Stack Up - scallops
Forever Friends - anything goes
Kaboodles Doodles - autumn
INky Impressions - animals (or insects)
Just Some Lines - celebrate fall
Lil Miss Muffett - anything but square
Make it Monday - anything goes , plus comment
Milk Coffee Challenge - fall
Paper Pretties - fall inspired
Simon Says - anything goes
Tammie's Scrapin Corner - fall colors
Totally Stampalicious - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,