Sunday, June 17, 2018

Popping In...

Welcome to our bonus challenge for the month
at the Pile it On challenge. Layer it on.
Our fabulous sponsor is Gerda Steiner!!


The Creative Details
Image: Gerda Steiner
Copics: blush, tender pink, powder blue
Embellishments: ribbon, gems, buttons, glitter
Tools: grass border punch
Techniques: paper piecing

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Angie's Digital Stamps - anything goes/bingo
Aud Sentiments - anything goes with sentiment
Colour Crazy - anything hand colored
Crafting By Design - paper piecing
Crafty Catz - anything goes
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Crafty Friends - anything goes
Creative Craft Cottage - anything goes
Create and Inspire - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Hiding in My Craftroom - Buttons and Bows
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Not Just Cards - anything goes
PDE - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
QKR - anything goes
Send a Smile 4 Kids - for kids/teens
The Paper Shelter - ribbons, buttons, or bows
The Sisterhood of Crafters - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, June 15, 2018

You Octopi My Thoughts...

Time for another great challenge at the
We are always "anything goes."
This challenge is sponsored by the fabulous
Goebie Designs

The Creative Details
Image: Goebie Designs
Copics: Warm grey, strong red, powder blue
Background: Color Burst 
Embellishments: teardrops, washi tape
Tools: seaweed die

The Challenges
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - critter
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - anything goes with sentiment
Classic Design Team - anything goes
Crafty Catz - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - summer colors
Crafty Sentiments - water
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Crafty Girls - anything goes
Crafting By Designs - anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - sun, sea or sand
Not Just Cards - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
QKR - anything goes
Sunny Day Crafting - seashore animals
The Sisterhood of Crafters - anything goes
Through The Craftroom Door - anything goes
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Hedgehog Greeting...

Welcome to the Creatalicious Challenge.
We are anything goes this time with
an optional challenge of flowers.
Our fabulous sponsor is Wild Orchid Crafts!
The Creative Details
Image: Polkadoodles
Copics: pinkish vanilla, tea rose, sand, leaf
Embellishments: ribbon, glitter, gems, butterfly, flowers

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - anything goes with sentiment
Crafting With an Attitude - anything goes
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper - patterned paper
Crafty Dee Bowz - handmade bow
Crafts Galore encore - anything goes
Create and Inspire - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Creative Craft Cottage  - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL Art Linky - anything goes
Fabrika Fantasy - animals
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Not Just Cards - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
The Crafty Addicts - anything goes
The Creative Crafters - anything goes
The Sisterhood of Crafters - animals
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - animal

Stay Warm Harted,

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Scenic Birthday...

This is a card I made with multiple stamps to 
create this scenic mountain lake effect.
I used Distress Oxide Inks for the lake misted with water 
to create depth. The card is for a friend's 75th birthday. He loves
to fish and hunt so I hope he likes the card.


The Creative Details
Scenic Images: Neat and Tangled
Fisherman Image: Sweet Stamps
Inks: Hero Arts, Distress Oxide inks
Embellishments: enamel dots

The Challenges
Aud Sentiments - anything goes with sentiment
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Crafting By design - anything goes
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Craft Rocket - birthday
Crop Stop June - anything goes
Daisy Chain - for the men
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - anything/men
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Kitty Bee designs - masculine
Mix It Up - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Simply Create Too - for a male
Stinkin Inkers - for the guys
Sweet Stampin - for a man
The House That Stamps Built - summer vacation
Through the Craft Room Door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - for the guys
Unicorn Challenge - masculine
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Tea Party Favors..

I had the opportunity to make some pretty favors
for a tea party celebrating a friend's birthday. 
Each favor opens up to include a tea bag to
take home and a sweet saying.

The Creative Details
Image: Dare 2B Artsy
Sentiment: Dare 2B Artsy
Embellishments: flowers, gems, pearls, ribbon, shimmer spray
Tools: border punch, scallop punch

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Brown Sugar - wedding or party
Cardz 4 Galz - pearly and pretty
CCC Digi - anything goes
Crafts Galore encore - anything goes
Crafting By Designs - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - use pearls
Crafty Girls - anything goes
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper - patterned paper
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - anything goes
DL Art Linky - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes/real stamp
Let's Craft and Create - anything goes/punch it
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
PDE - Circles
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
QKR - anything goes
The Crafty Addicts - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Tiger Lilies in Bloom...

Welcome to this the June challenge
Our theme is "Anything Goes."
I am using a stamp this month featuring tiger lilies
that are in bloom right in my own yard.

The Creative Details
Image: Hero Arts
Copics: tea rose, pinkish vanilla, tender pink, prawn, leaf
Embellishments: gems, fringe, ribbon, liquid pearls
Tools: punch

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Classic Design Team - anything goes
Colour Crazy - hand colored
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper - patterned paper
Crafty Girls - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL Art Linky - anything goes
heARTful Stamping - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Through The Craftroom Door - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Stamping Sensations - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Celebrate ...

Welcome to the Pile it On challenge.
Our challenge is all about holidays. 
This cute bear  is from our sponsor:
Gerda Steiner

The Creative Details
Image: Gerda Steiner
Copics: sand, strong red, bisque
Embellishments: ribbon, gems, brads
Tools: punches

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
CCC Digi - anything goes
Colour Crazy - hand colored
Cute and Crafty - bears
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper - patterned paper
Crafty Sentiment Designs - summer
Creative Moments - anything goes/animals
Cute Card Thursday - summer
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
My Time to Craft - holidays
PIP - anything goes
Send a Smile 4 Kids - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Through The Craftroom Door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything with animal

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, June 1, 2018

Sunrise Flower...

This month the theme is things that fly.
 I selected this fabulous image with a flower on
the horizon and a beautiful butterfly.
I enjoy working with flowers more than other images because
of the pretty variations on colors that can be used.
This is definitely one of my favorite images from

The Creative Details
Image: Pattie's Creations
Copics: light prawn, peach, orange, napoli yellow, robins egg
Embellishments: prills, pearls, ribbon, liquid pearls, enamel dots
glimmer spray, enamel dots and glitter

The Challenges
A Gem of a Challenge - 3 of a kind (enamel dots)
Allsorts - bugs, insects, butterflies
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
As You Like It - floral or fauna
Aud Sentiments - summer and sentiment
Colour Crazy - anything hand colored
Classic Design Team - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafting with Friends - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL Art Linky - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Pause Dream Enjoy - flowers
Paper Shelter - flowers
PIP - anything goes
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
World Wide Open -anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Blue Jay Day...

Hello and welcome to the Crafty Creations Challenge.
We are always "anything goes."
This challenge is sponsored by Fred She Said and
I am working with their fabulous Blue Jay. 
I live in the south and there are always birds including
Blue Jays out our windows pretty much all year.


The Creative Details
Copics: powder blue, robin's egg, lilac, tender pink, leaf, willow
Embellishments: pearls, glitter, flowers, ribbon
Tools: Die (Heartfelt Creations)
Technique - fussy cut

The Challenges
A Snowflakes Promise - anything goes
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Get Creative - lots of flowers
Classic Design Team Open - anything from DT
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Crafty Girl Creations - anything goes
Crafty Calendar - things with wings
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Crafting With an Attitude - anything goes
Crafty Friends - things with "B" (bird)
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Creative Craft Cottage - punches or dies
Creative Crafters - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Create and Inspire - anything goes
Cupcake Inspiration - colors challenge
DL Art Linky - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Little Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Pearly Sparkles - things with wings
Pinspirational - photo inspiration
PIP - anything goes
The Corrosive Challenge - anything goes
The House That Stamps Built - anything goes
TTCRD - anything goes
World Wide Open DT Challenge - anything goes
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Caffeinated...

Welcome to our bonus challenge this month at
Our theme is "humorous" and our fabulous sponsor is
Dr. Digi House of Stamps
I could not find any background paper to match
so I made my own by swiping ink pads and adding water.

The Creative Details
Image: Dr. Digi
Sentiment: Impression Obsession
Copics: robin's egg, harvest green, tender pink
Inks for background: Ranger Distress Inks
Embellishments: buttons, twine, wood embellishment, glitter

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Crafting By Design - enjoy little things
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Creative Crafters - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks - buttons

Stay Warm Harted

Friday, May 18, 2018

Framed Flower...

Hello and welcome to another challenge at
We are always anything goes and the prize
this time is a free stamp set.
The Creative Details
Image: QKR
Copics: powder blue, robins egg, chrome orange, willow
Embellishments: ribbon, pearls, liquid pearls, gems, frame
Tools: Dry embossing

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - atg
Always Fun - dry embossing
Get Creative - lots of flowers
PIP - atg
QKR - atg

Stay Warm Harted,

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The Places You'll Go...

Welcome to the Creatalicious Challenge.
We are always anything goes and our
optional challenge this time is "glitter."
And we have a fun sponsor this time
 Dr. Digi House of Stamps!

The Creative Details
Image: Dr. Digi
Copics: leaf, grey, crimson, sepia
Embellishments: gems, glitter, wooden embellishment

The Challenges
Alphabet Challenge - "D" for dots
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - cute with sentiment
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Craft Rocket - use embellishments
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - patterned paper
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafty Animals - anything goes
Crafty Friends - animals
Create and Inspire - anything goes
Daisy Chain - animals
Dl Art Linky - anything goes
Hiding in My Craftroom - super scraps
Inspiration destination - anything goes
Jo's Craft Shack - anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Love to Scrap - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
QKR - anything goes
Word art Wednesday - anything goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything with critter
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,