Friday, April 28, 2017

Dandelion day...

We are always "anything goes" and this time
we are hosted by the fabulous Bugaboo Stamps!!


The Creative Details
Colors: watercolors
Embellishments: pearls, ribbon, glitter, flowers


The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
CCC Digi - glitter
Come and Get It - circles
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafty Friends - anything goes
Crafty Gals corner - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Creative Ladybugs - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Daisy Chain - spring
Deep Ocean - spring
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Glitter n Sparkle - anything goes
Pammie's Pinkie Inkies - anything goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon - put on a bow
Simon says Stamp - anything goes
The House That Stamps Built - anything goes
Through The Craftroom Door - anything goes
Use Your Stuff - circles
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,


Friday, April 21, 2017

Dogwood Blossom Thanks...

I love the flower stamps at Heartfelt Creations.
This card features the "dogwood blossom"
and is perfect for spring cards!
I stamped and colored the flowers then used a die cut for them.
Next, I shaped them and added glitter and crackle glaze and prills.


The Creative Details
Image: Heartfelt Creations (Dogwood flowers)
Sentiment: Paper Angels 
Colors:Inks/copics 
Embellishments: pearls, glitter, crackle glaze, prills, doily

The Challenges
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - use a stamp for sentiment
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafty Gals - embellish it
Creative Moments - anything goes
Daisy Chain - spring is in the air
Deep Ocean - spring
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL Art - thankful Thursday
In the Pink - pearls
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Simon says Stamp - showers or flowers
Stinkin Inkers - flowers
The Paper Shelter - sentiment
Unicorn - petal power

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Smiling Birthday...

Welcome to the Pile it On Challenge.
This month our challenge is Interactive cards or Birthday.
Our fun and fabulous sponsor is
Gerda Steiner Design -- check out their fabulous images!



The Creative Details
Image: Sassy Cheryl
Copics: willow, lilac, magenta
Embellishments: ribbon, pearls, banner, flowers, glitter

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
A Gem of a Challenge - ribbon or lace
Aud Sentiments - birthday
CCC Digi - glitter
Color Crazy - anything goes
Come and Get it - a girl thing
Crafting By Design - girls or flowers
Crafting With friends - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
In the Pink - pearls
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Love to Scrap - girls rule
PDE Linky - girls
Paper Shelter - girl power
Pearly Sparkles - anything goes
Scrappers Delights - anything goes
Sparkle Forum - favorite color combo
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Birthday Bear...

For this challenge we are anything goes with an
optional twist of Happy Birthday!
Our fabulous sponsor for the challenge is
Happy Little Stamper


The Creative Details
Image: Sandra Caldwell
Copics: sand, lightening yellow, powder blue, robins egg
Embellishments: gems, flowers, ribbon, rosette, glitter

The Challenges
Always fun - anything goes
A Gem of a Challenge - ribbon or lace
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Classic Design Team Open - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - handmade bow
Crafty Friends - animals or birds
Crafty Gals Corner - pastels
Crafty Catz - anything goes - twist is animals
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Hiding in My Craftroom - tic/tac/toe (diagonal)
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
The Crafty Addicts - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - animal
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, April 14, 2017

Bunny Gardener...

Hi, and welcome to the Creative Fingers Challenge.
We are always "anything goes."
This time our challenge  is sponsored by
  Gerda Steiner Designs.
These darling bunny is one of their fabulous designs. 


The Creative Details
Image: Scrap N' Dipity
Copics: milky white, blush, cotton candy
Embellishments: ribbon, glitter, gems
Tools: Punch

The Challenges
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
Crafting with Friends - anything goes
Hannah and Friends - Easter
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Little Miss Muffet - anything goes
Little Red Wagon - Easter
Not Just Cards - Easter
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - color challenge
Star Stampz - Spring or Easter
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Baskets and Bunnies...

Hi, it's time for another challenge at the
We have a fun sponsor for this challenge and it is
Bugaboo Stamps.
Love this fun and whimsical bunny image. 


The Creative Details
Image: Bugaboo Stamps
Copics: milky white, blush, begonia, leaf
Embellishments: button, twine, glitter, ribbon, gems, Nuvo Drops
Technique: Easel card 

The Challenges
Always fun - anything goes
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes/option Easter
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Crafting with Dragonflies - Easter
Crafty Friends - animals or birds
Crafting from the heart - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes
CCC Digi - include an animal
Craftaholics R Us - Easter
Crafting with An Attitude - anything goes
Crafty Catz - anything goes/option Easter
Crazy 4 Challenges - animals
Creative Moments - anything goes
Deep Ocean - Easter
Digi Choosday - anything thing goes
Fairy Tale - more than one fold
Ike's World - Easter
QKR - Easter
Not Just Cards - Easter
Simon Says Stamp - color challenge
The Crafty Addicts - anything goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - animal

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Easter Blessings...

I loved it when I found these wonderful
egg stamps from PaperTrey Ink.They remind me of
Ukrainian Eggs that I also love to make. You can see a few of the traditional
 Ukrainian eggs I made this year in the picture below.


The Creative Details
Image: Papertrey Ink
Copics: lipstick red, leaf, powder blue
Embellishments: embossing powder, ribbon
Tools: Die (Spellbinders)




The Challenges
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Craft - Dee Bowz -anything with a bow
Craftaholics R Us - Easter
Crafting By Designs - anything goes
Crafting With Dragonflies - Easter
Cute Card Thursday - Easter
Dies R Us - Easter and a die cut
Deep Ocean - Easter
House That Stamps Built - use a die cut
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Little Red Wagon - eggs
QKR - Easter

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, April 7, 2017

Purple Joy...

Our challenge this month is "purple."
Everyone seems to love to work with purple and this
darling dress from Pattie's shop was perfect for this color.


The Creative Details
Image: Pattie's Creations (Little Girl Dress)
Copics: lilac, mallow
Embellishments: lace, ribbon, pearls, glitter,
 flowers, liquid pearls
Tools: dry embossing pad, Spellbinder die

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Classic Design Team Open - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Crafting By Designs - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafting With An Attitude - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - 3 or more layers
Creative Moments - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Digital Delights - anything goes
Inky Chicks - purple
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Pammies Inky Pinkies - anything goes
PDE Linky - anything goes/option flowers
The Crafty Addicts - anything goes
The Paper Shelter - digital
The Sisterhood of Crafters -lace
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Bunnies Love Carrots...

Welcome to the Pile it On challenge
This time our challenge is to make an interactive card.
I made a reverse exploding card and then also included
a shaker that I framed with two darling bunny images
from our fabulous sponsor: Gerda Steiner Designs.
Check out their designs - they are adorable!


The Creative Details
Copics: apricot, blush, lilac, willow
Embellishments: ribbon, gems, glitter
Technique: reverse exploding card

The Challenges
Allsorts - food
Aud Sentiments - anything sentiment but birthday
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Catch the Bug - anything goes
CCC Digi - include an animal
Classic Design Team Open - anything goes
Come and Get It - Easter
Crafting By Design - Easter
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - warm colors
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL Art Thankful Thursday - bunnies or ducks
Fussy and Fancy - embellish it
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Little Red Wagon - something that hops
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
OLLCB - layers
Paper Shelter - Easter
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Star Stampz - fun folds
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - animal
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted.

Happy Birthday...

Welcome to the Dragonfly Dreams Challenge.
This month our challenge is "anything goes."
We also have a fabulous sponsor this month and that is
Fred She Said - I always love using their images!!


The Creative Details
Copics: willow, begonia, cerise, tender pink, sand, chestnut
Embellishments: ribbon, gems, pearls, flowers
Tools: Spellbinders die

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Allsorts - food
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Crafting With friends - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Colour Crazy - anything goes hand colored
Die Cuttin Divas - anything goes
Die Cut Divas - birthday and a die cut
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Love to Scrap - girls rule
OLLCB - layers
Pearly Sparkles - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Simon says Stamp - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Love Life...

This is a month-long challenge and all about using
your patterned papers.


The Creative Details
Image: Penny Black Stamps
Copics: migonette, horizon green, robin's egg, dogwood 
Patterned Paper: American Crafts "Lucky Charm"
Embellishments: gem stars, liquid pearls, ribbon, sticker, washi

The Challenges
Aud Sentiments - any sentiment but birthday
Crafty Friends - "B" (bike)
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Fashionable Stamping - modes of transportation
Hannah and Friends - life is colorful
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Love to Scrap - girls rule
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - anything goes
Penny Black Saturday - spring or Easter
Pinspirational - photo inspiration
QKR - anything goes
Simon says Stamp - anything goes
Sunny Day Crafting - spring
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, March 31, 2017

A Good Book...

Our challenges is always "anything goes."
This time we are sponsored by the fun and whimsical
Oddball stamps


The Creative Details
Image: Oddball (Big Eye Bookworm)
Copics: lt. prawn, lilac, cool shadow, cashmere, lilac
Embellishments: butterfly, pleated ribbon, button sticker, gems, glitter

The Challenges
Aud Sentiments - any sentiment except birthday
Cardz 4 Galz - fairies
Colour Crazy - anything goes handcolored
Crafty Friends - "B" (books)
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Fussy and Fancy - embellish it
OLLCB - layers
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp Monday - things with wings
Simon says Stamp - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - sparkle
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, March 19, 2017

What's Quacking...


This is a fun image from Dr. Digi's House of Stamps --
the sponsor at the 
monthly challenge at the Pile it On challenge


The Creative Details
Image: Dr. Digi's House of Stamps
Copics: napoli yellow, peach, orange
Embellishments: ribbon, pearls, glitter, flowers
Tools: leaf punch

The Challenges
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes
Come and get It - anything goes
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL. Art March - anything goes
Get Creative - fav. color combo (pink and yellow)
Glitter n' Sparkle - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Making Memories Crafting - layers
Pearly Sparkles - flowers and pearls
Ribbon Girl - anything goes
Send a Smile 4 Kids - animals
Star in My Pocket - gems/pearls
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, March 17, 2017

Birthday Balloons...

we are always "anything goes"!!
Our fabulous sponsor this time is:


The Creative Details
Image: Lemon Shortbread
Copics: horizon green, peach, light prawn, sand, sepia, salmon
Embellishments: flowers, glitter, gems, bakers twine, tag
Tools: leaf punch

The Challenges
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
CCC Digi - for the girls
Colour Crazy - anything goes hand colored
Craft Rocket - make it feminine
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - celebrate
Double D - things that fly
Hiding in my Craft Room - superscraps
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Pot of Gold...

we are always anything goes!
This challenge our fabulous sponsor is Bugaboo!
They have the cutest images!!


The Creative Details
Image: Bugaboo
Copics: salad, khaki, slate, currant
Embellishments: ribbon, glitter, stickers, tag

The Challenges
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Classic Design Team - anything goes for DT
Craftaholics R Us - shades of green
Craft for the Craic - green and glittery
Crafty Catz - green
Creative Craft Cottage - shaped or more than 1 fold
Di's digis - lots of green
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Glitter n' Sparkle - green
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Not Just Cards - monochrome
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - anything goes
Paper Girls - Luck of the Irish
Really Reasonable Ribbon - green
Scrappers Delight - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp -green
Simply Create Too - green
Sparkles - green
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Unicorn - go green

Stay Warm Harted,

Lucky

Welcome to the Creatalicious Challenge.
Our challenge is "gems or pearls."
Our fabulous sponsor is Fabrika Fantasy!!


The Creative Details
Image: Fabrika Fantasy
Copics: leaf, olive, sand, sepia, cool gray, khaki
Embellishments: glitter, gems, ribbon

The Challenges
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes - hand colored
Craft-Dee Bowz - handmade bow
Crafty Awesomeness - hand colored
Crafty Catz - green
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Craftaholics R Us - shades of green
Craft for the Craic - green and glittery
Deep Ocean - dots or stripes
Di's Digis - lots of green
DL. Art March - anything goes
Glitter n' Sparkle - green
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Not Just Cards - monochrome
Paper Girls - luck of the Irish
Really Reasonable Ribbon - green
Simply Create Too - green
Simon says Stamp - green
Sparkles - green
Unicorn - go green

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Spring Rolls...

Welcome to the Pile it On challenge. 
Our theme for this month is "Humor."
We have a very fun and humorous sponsor this month:


The Creative Details
Image: Taylored Expressions
Copics: sand, napoli yellow, frost blue, salmon
Embellishment: gems, ribbon, flowers
Tools: Punch

The Challenges
A Gem of a Challenge - 3B's (bling, bow, bloom)
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Allsorts - spring
Brown Sugar - anything goes
CCC Digi - ribbons and/or lace
Classic Design Team - anything goes for a DT
Craft-Dee BowZ - handmade bow
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - ribbon
Crafting with Friends - anything goes
Crafty Girls Creations - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL. Art March - anything goes
Double D - spring
Eclectic Ellapu - spring colors
Fairy Tale - first or last stamp
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Making Memories Crafting - layers
Paper Shelter - animals
Paper Minutes - spring
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted

So Tweet...

This month our theme is "girly and a die cut."
Angie's Stamps is our fabulous sponsor. I used one of their
sweet images to create this card in girly colors/embellishments 
along with a scalloped die from Spellbinders. 


The Creative Details
Image: Angie's Digis
Sentiment: Reverse Confetti Stamps
Copics: lightening yellow, powder blue, toner grey, mallow
Embellishments: glitter, ribbon, lace, flowers, pearls, 
butterfly, Nuvo Jewel Drops
Tools: Spellbinder die

The Challenges
A Gem of a Challenge - 3 Bs (bird, bow, bloom)
Allsorts - spring
CCC Digi - ribbon and/or lace
Color Crazy - anything goes colored
Crafting By Designs - anything goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - handmade bow
Crafty Awesomeness - handcolored
Crafty Girls Creations - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - ribbon
Creates and Makes - anything goes
Deep Ocean - add lace
Di's Digis - dies or punches
Die Cuttin Divas - ribbon and bows
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
QKR - anything goes
Making Memories Crafting -layers
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Send a Smile 4 Kids - spring colors
Tuesday Throwdown - things with wings
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted

Friday, March 3, 2017

Lucky Friends...

Welcome to this month's challenge at
The challenge this time is anything with wings.
I used this very cute owl from Pattie's shop for this challenge.


The Creative Details
Image: Pattie's Creations (Irish Hoot Owl)
Copics: leaf, willow, sand, redwood, sepia
Embellishments: liquid pearls, gems, flower
Tools: leaf punch

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - animal and sentiment
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes colored
Crafting By Designs - anything goes
Craftaholics R Us - shades of green
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - anything goes
Delicious Doodles - add something green
DL Art Thursday - green
Glitter n' Sparkle - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Ike's World - anything goes/sentiment
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - anything goes
Simply Create Too - green
Tuesday Throwdown - things with wings
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks - green

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Floral Birthday...

It is time for another monthly challenge
This challenge is anything goes with the 
use of patterned papers.


The Creative Details
Image: Power Poppies
Sentiment: Print Works
Copics; tender pink, cerise, light prawn, honey, willow
Embellishments: ribbon, microbeads, gems

The Challenges
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Classic Design Team - anything for DT
Color Crazy - anything goes colored
Crafting By Designs - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafty Awesomeness - handcolored
Crafty Catz - anything goes/touch of spring
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Creates and Makes - anything goes
DL. Art March - anything goes
Glitter n' Sparkle - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
QKR - birthday cards
Pammie's Inky Pinkie - anything goes
The Corrosive Challenge - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Snow fairy hello...

Welcome to the Pile it On Challenge.
This challenge we are focusing on fairies or monsters.
Our Fabulous Sponsor is
Pink Gem

The Creative Details
Image: Pink Gem Designs
Copics: tender pink, blush, powder blue, toner grey
Embellishment: pom poms, pearls, loose glitter, ribbon, sticker

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Gem of a Challenge - favorite color combo
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Angie's Digital Stamps - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes
Classic Design Team Open - anything goes for DT
Crafty Awesomeness - anything goes hand colored
Crafting with Friends - anything goes
Craft Rocket - anything goes
CCC Digi - fairies
Crafty Gals Corner - use your favorite things
DL Art February - anything goes
Dragonfly Journeys - bows
Glitter n' Sparkle - ribbon or lace
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,