Sunday, February 26, 2012

Feel Better...

Pile it On this week is all about fancy-folded card.
I made an easel card that someone who is sick can prop up.
And, hopefully they will feel better soon!
Join the challenge and you can win a gift certificate to Simon Says!!
The Creative Details:
Image: Crafty Secrets
Colors - Copic Markers
Embellishment - stickers, flowers. gems, brads, lace
Tools: border punch

The Challenges
Crafter's Companion - anything goes
Crafting for all Seasons - shaped cards
Crafty Creations - fancy folds
Crafty Catz - something in "B" - blue, bling,border
Crop Stop - 3 or more flowers
Divas by Design - bling it up
Lollipop - anything goes
Our Creative Corner - over the edge
Mark's Finest - lace
Moving Along With the Times - lots of layers
Patties Creations - vintage
Paper Pretties - punches or dies
Phindy's Place - get well
Pink Elephant - print it
Sew Many Cards - designer papers and 4+ gems
Stamps + Fun = Creativity - use a favorite stamps
Tuesday Throwdown - winter "blue"
2 Sisters - anything goes

Stay warm harted,

The Simple Things...

Stamptacular Sunday Challenge has a pretty photo inspiration this week.
Check it out below - makes you think about the coming of spring!
Our prize this week is two adorable cling stamps from Marianne Designs!

The Creative Details:
Images - Whoopsi Daisy
Sentiment - Hero Arts
Colors: Copic Markers in buttercup, napoli yellow, orange, lilac, sand
Embellishments: flowers, brads, gems

The Challenges:
Allsorts - your choice
Alota Rubber Stamps - shaped card
Crafts and Me - shades of spring
Crafty Creations - fancy folds
Crafty Sentiments - 2 designer papers
Crop Stop - 3 or more flowers
Cutie Pie - flower power
Delightful challenges - use patterened paper
Digital Tuesday - make it sparkle
Frosted designs - shapes x 3
Fuzzy and Fancy - long sentiment
Hiding in My Craftroom - spring
Inky Impressions - bright colors
Just Some Lines - girly, girly
Whoopsi Daisy - 3-D
Moving Along With the Times - lots of layers
One Stitch at a Time - Spring
Paper Pretties - spring
Paper Shelter - add a sentiment
Pink Elephant - print it
Scrap Creations - critters
Send a Smile 4 Kids - spring or Easter (for kids)
Sew Many Cards - design paper and gems
Squigglefly - use bright yellow
2 Sisters - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Follow a Butterfly...

Its a "zoo" at the Gingerloft Challenge
I have selected a beautiful butterfly from the Gingerloft Designs.
I love the abstract look and the saying also.
Join the challenge to win some fabulous digis!

The Creative Details:
Image: Gingerloft Designs
Sentiment: Gingerloft Designs
Colors: various inks - blended together
Embellishments: brads, flowers, ribbon
The Challenges:
C.R.A.F.T. - no designer paper
Craft Us Crazy - favorite color (pink)/embellie(flower)
Crafty Catz - favorite things
Cute Card Thursday - flower power
Delicious Doodles - pink
Divas By design - wings and things
DYSU - layers
Fairy Tale - spring
Flutterby Wednesdays - anything goes with wings
If the Shoe Fits - Scrap It - anything goes
Incy Wincy - 3 embellies, 2 papers,1 image
Just Us Girls - color inspiration
Mema's Crafts - anything goes
Paper Pretties - flowers
Papercraft Star - butterflies
Sassy Cheryl's - no designer paper
Scrap Creations - 3 layers
Secret Crafter - Bingo (brads, flower, bow)
Sentimental Sundays - focus on the sentiment
SJ Crafts - flowers and red or pink
Sparkles Forum - things with wings
Stamps R Us - anything goes
Totally Papercrafts - ribbons and bow
Follow a butterfly,
Stay Warm Harted,

Time for Cake?

Use a charm- that is the theme this week at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.
I found the cutest little cake charm that I added.
Our fabulous sponsor this week is Bugaboo with free digis for the winner!
The Creative Details:
Image: Bugaboo
Colors: Copic Markers
Embellishments: gems, cake charm, grosgrain ribbon,diamond stickles
The Challenges:
Addicted to Stamps - birthday card with dots
Allsorts - anything goes
Bunny Zoe - celebration
Card Makin' Mamas - birthday
CES Challenge - spots and dots
Cheerful Stamp Pad - birthday
Crafty Ann's - bold and bright
Delightful Challenges - use your scraps
Digi Doodles - anything goes
Karen's Doodles - celebrate
Mema's Crafts - anything goes
My Time to Craft - cake
Paper Crafting Journey - make it cute
Penny's papercrafty - anything goes
Phindy's - bling it on
Shellys - anything goes
Stamps R us - anything goes
Stamps & Fun - birthday
Sundays with Crissy - birthday
Totally Papercrafts - ribbons and bows
Use it Tuesday - birthday (hoarded item was the charm)

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

More Frosting Please...

Seems like everyone wants more frosting.
even these silly Doodle Pantry ants.
They are part of the February Doodle Pantry release!
Creative Details:
Image - Doodle Pantry (cupcake ants)
Coloring: Copic Markers in leaf green, cashmere, cool grey, toner grey
Embellishments: gems, frosted pearls, sheer ribbon
Tools: scalloped punches

The Challenges:
Anything Goes - bingo (shaped, bling, die cut, ribbon)
Digital Tuesday - use your stash
Fab n' Funky - try something new
Hiding in My Craft Room - use your scraps
Inky Impressions - punch or dies
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Phindy's Place - circles
Marks' Finest Papers - shaped cards
Scrappy Frogs - die cuts
Sentimental Sundays - shaped card and sentiment
Truly Scrumptious - all creatures great and small
Whimsy Stamps Challenge - anything but a square card

Have some more frosting,
Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Love you!

Make it "heartfelt thanks"
That's the theme this week at Pile it On.
Our fabulous sponsor this week -- Stampotique

The Creative Details:
Image - Stampotique
Colors - Copic Markers in leaf green, tender pink, tea rose, blush
Embellishments - felt heart, gems, ribbon

The Challenges:
Catch the Bug - photo inspirations
Crafting for All Seasons - love is in the air
Crafty Catz - valentine
Crafty Sentiments - let's get girly
Cute Card Thursday - pink valentine
Divas by Design - love is in the air
Digital Tuesday - pink or red
4 Crafty Chicks - love is in the air
My Mums Craft Shop - it must be love
The Paper Shelter - be my valentine
Patties Creations - valentine/love
Shelly's - red, pink, white
Stamps & Fun = Creativity - heart
Simon Says Stamp - Love is in the air
2 Sisters - I heart you

Stay Warm Harted,

Cupcakes -- Yum!

Cupcakes are Yum- especially surrounded by pearls and lace. 
That's the theme this week at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.
Our fabulous sponsors this week are:
 Meljen's Designs  and Dude Time Doodles!
The Creative Details:
Image: Meljen's Designs
Colors: Copics in powder blue, tender pink, lilac, crimson, pink begonia
Embellishments: lace, champagne pearls, flowers, stickles
Tools: decorative corner rounder, Nestibilities die cut

The Challenges:
Allsorts - free and easy
CES-Crafty Emma - 3 or more layers
Crafty Creations - swirly whirly
Craft Us Crazy - anything goes
Crafty Blogger Network - pink and blue
Creative Inspiration Paint - inspired by a heart
Delightful Challenge - punches and dies
Digital Tuesday - pink or red
Mark's Finest Papers -shaped card
Meljen's - pastels
Pink Elephant - pink
Scrapbook Sisters - anything goes
Send a Smile for Kids - anything goes
Sentimental Sundays - sentiment

Stay Warm Harted,

Thursday, February 9, 2012

A valentine topiary

I love to make Valentine cards.
Here is a another card with a pretty floral motif from Doodle Pantry.
I love this topiary set that includes topiaries for all 4 seasons. 

The Creative Details:
Colors: Copic Markers in lilac, mignonette, tender pink, baby skin pink, willow
Embellishments: Diamond glaze, gems, heart buttons, grosgrain ribbon

The Challenges for Valentine Topiary:
4 Crafty Chicks - love is in the air
Crafty Ann's - love is in the air
Crafting When We Can - valentine
Creative Craft World - mini project (less than 6x6)
Cute Card Thursday - pink valentine
Digital Tuesday - pink or red
Divas By Design - love is in the air
Do You Stack Up - love
Fairy Tale - love, love love
Perfect Sentiments - photo inspiration and love
Rainbow Lady - hearts
Ribbon Carousel - anything goes 

Stay Warm Harted, 

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Red hot for you!

Red Hots. Ants.
Happy Valentine's Day!!
Don't forget the Doodle Pantry Challenge (must use Doodle Pantry image)
and there is the most adorable give away for the participants - check it out!!

The Creative Details:
Image and Sentiment - Doodle Pantry
Embellishments: heart stickers, flower,gems, heart brads
Tools: Cricut frame
The Challenges:
Allsorts - anything goes
Catch the Bug - anything goes
Come and Get it - love
Crafty Boots - valentine
Digital Tuesday - pink or red
Dream Valley - valentine
Fresh Brewed - love
Lexi's Creations - love
Lollipop Crafts - valentine
My Craft Spot - valentine
One Stitch at a Time - valentines
One Stop Craft Challenge - for the one I love
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
Secret Crafter - hugs and kisses
Simply Create - red hot
Stamp Scrap, Doodle - die cuts/punches
Stamp with Fun - love
Tuesday Throwdown - be My Valentine
Victorine - love

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Being with you...

This week at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge we have a
color challenge for you (see below).  Just made a project for someone you love
 (doesn't have to be a valentine) and use these pretty colors.
And, our sponsor, Delicious Doodles is providing the fab prize the week.

The Creative Details:
Image - Delicious Doodles (panda love)
Sentiment: Doodle Pantry
Embellishments: pearl brads, paper rose, stick pins, sticker heart
Tools: Scalloped punch

Daisy Doodle - valentine
Delicious Doodles - all loved up
Digi Makeover - valentine
Divas By design - anything goes
Emerald Fairies - be my valentine
Lady Bug - loves me, loves me not
Karen's Doodles - Cute and Cuddly
Inky Impressions - pearls/bling
Lil Red Wagon - valentine
My Time to Craft - adorable
One Stitch at a Time - valentine
Paper Shelter - love is in the air
Scrap Creations - red, pink and white
Secret Crafter - hugs and kisses
Stamps R Us - valentine
Stamp n Doodle - valentine
Top Tip - valentine
Truly Scrumptious - love

Stay Warm Harted,


It's all about LOVE at the GingerLoft Challenge!
"Hoo" can resist this darling valentine owl?
So get crafting for your valentine today!

The Creative Details:
Image: Gingerloft Digitals
Colors: Copic Markers in powder blue, cool grey, tender pink, lilac, crimson
Embellishments: vintage lace, grosgrain ribbon, stickles (diamond)
lace doily, heart sticker
Tools: circle and scalloped punch

Challenges for the Owl-dorable Owl:
By the Cute and Girly - love
Card Mad Fairy - hearts
Crafty Sentiments - punch or die
Crafts & Me - bright colors
Creative Belli - hearts and valentine
Daisy Doodle - valentine
Digi Makeover - valentine
Fresh Brewed - love
Moving Along with the times - heart
My Craft Spot - anything goes
My Time to Craft - adorable
Paper Pretties - love
Really Reasonable Ribbon - pink, red and ribbon
Stamps R Us - valentine
Stamping Boutique - valentine
Sweet Stamps - shaped card
Sweet n' Sassy - valentines
Tuesday Throwdown - hearts

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Set the Table...

Set the Table with this great stamp set from Doodle Pantry!
See all the new releases for February now - you'll love them.
There are cute birds, ants in cupcakes and even sheep on skis!
And make sure to check out the free digi with purchase.

The Creative Details:
Image - Doodle Pantry (Vintage Table Setting)
Colors: Cool gray, toner grey, buttercup, napoli yellow
Embellishments: gray pearls, ribbon, silver doily, die cut (Nestibilities - labels)

The Challenges:
Celebrate the Occasion - thank you and a punch
Challenge Up Your Life - thanks
Crafty Creations - home, sweet, home
Crafty Sentiments - punch or die
Crazy For Challenges - layers
Creative Stamp Friends - old fashioned
Die Cutting Divas - anything goes
Divas By design - anything goes
Do You Stack Up - ribbon
Lollipop - anything goes
One Stitch At a Time - use a digi
My Craft Spot - anything goes
Paper Pretties - ribbon
Secret Crafter - ribbon
Stamp, Scrap, Doodle - anything goes

Keep Creating &
Stay Warm Harted,