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Friday, March 23, 2018

DT card for QKR Stampede - "Basket of Eggs" ; Easter Blessings

The new anything goes challenge at QKR Stampede begins today and lasts until 3 p.m. EDT Thursday, March 29.  You may enter up to 3 times and have the opportunity to win QKR images.
I used the image called Basket of Eggs, and had a bit of DP with more eggs!  I used vintage rick rack for the borders and added several premade flowers by SandyLion.
Sketch:  The Rubber Buggy Challenge
Circles:     Pile it on
Floral Frenzy   Simon Says Stamp Wednesday
Easter:  Pink Gem
             Make my Monday
Bunnies, chicks, ducks:   Dragonfly Journey
Any (option - not square):   Cute Daisy May
Any:     Crafters Castle 
              Corrosive Challenges 
              A Perfect Time to Craft 
              Cards Galore 
              Paper Nest Dolls

Monday, March 19, 2018

"New" birdhouse stamp

I stopped by a yard sale on Saturday - and really had to restrain myself.  They were selling stamps (even sets) for a quarter or fifty cents!  I selected several I thought I might use - now I am kicking myself for not just getting them all and then giving them away.  This is called Neighbor Birds by Stampington.  I colored with Twinkling H2O's and watercolor pencils.  The sentiment is from SU Year Round Cheer - a set that had not even been mounted.
Sketch:   Feeling Sketchy
Animals:   C.R,A,F,T.
Feature creatures:   Penny Black at Allsorts 
Wooden birdhouses:   Frilly and Funkie
Tic tac toe diagonal (DP, fav color, stamp): Aud Sentiments 
Any/not square:    Cute Daisy May
                                Fab n Funky 
Use DP:   Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper 
 Any:    Word Art Wednesday

Friday, March 16, 2018

Tea Pot Party #503

These delicate blossoms, together with shades of purple, remind me of spring and Easter.  The stamps are by Verve;  Washi tape, a glittery purple flower, some gems, twine and DP by the Paper Studio complete the card. The mats for the card and the circle are also purple.   I used Spelbinder circle dies.  This week the SplitCoastStampers Tea Potters will send cards to a 16 year old special needs girl who is battling major illnesses, and needs some encouragement.  If you are interested in sending cards to individuals in need of cheer, you are welcome to join us here.
Sketch:   VLV Sketches
Spring:    Simon Says Stamp Monday
                 Cuttlebug Mania.
Ultra violet:   Incy Wincy Designs
Circles:    Pile it On 
Easter inspired:    Simon Says Stamp Wednesday 

QKR Stampede DT card - ATG #287

Today marks the beginning of a new weekly challenge at QKR Stampede.  Take a look at the challenge blog to see what all the DT members have created to inspire you, and join us for the chance to win some images.  You can win with any image or with QKR/Eureka images, and you are allowed 3 entries.  The deadline is Thursday at 4 p.m. EDT. 
The digital image I selected this week is Checkered Cow.  What a fun sentiment to go with it!  The borders are stickers from Hot off the Press.  I added some flowers and die cut buttons with twine.
Sketch (reversed):   The Rubber Buggy
Nursery rhyme - The cow jumped over the moon:   Allsorts
Digital image:   Cut it Up
Fave colors:  Dare2bartzy 
Silly animal:   Rubbernecker
Buttons:    Tuesday Throwdown
Any:   Crafters Castle
            A Bit More Time to Craft
            Lil Patch

Thursday, March 15, 2018

DT card for Crafter's Cafe Challenge #192 - Hand Made flowers

The challenge this week at the Crafter's Cafe is to use flowers that have some type of hand made component.  I made mine using an EK Success punch with 3 flowers. I cut in different colors, and added gems.  The challenge at the Crafter's cafe is open until the end of the month.  Check out the inspiration by the DT members, then join us for the challenge.
The image is from Digi Stamps 4 Joy, colored with Prismas.  The paper (double sided) is by Stampin Up - I thought one side looked like the streets for the mail truck!  I used gold mesh ribbon and an embossed bg to finish the card.
Sketch:   Cheerful Sketches
 Lots of green:   Di's Digi Designs 
                            Dragonfly Journeys
                            Patties Creations
Feminine:   Digi Doodle
In the garden:   Kitty Bee Aloha Friday 
Any - "going young":       Digi Stamps 4 Joy 
Any:   Polkadoodle

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Baseball and circles

This is to go to the brothers of a young girl having heart surgery - based on the Tuesday Teapot party at Splitcoaststampers.  Dearie doll image, papers by Paper Studio, Cuttlebug "hi" die, Die Namics baseball die.
Sketch:   Tuesday Morning Sketches
Circles:   Pile it on

For MMTPT502 - 5 year old Payson

This week, the destination for SplitCoastStampers Teapot Party is 5 year old Payson.  She has alrady had 2 heart surgeries and faces more.  The challenge is to use a border (an embossed Darice sentiment).  She likes purple and cats - and of course the hearts (various dies) represent her surgery.  The image is by Dearie Dolls, colored with water color pencils.  I added some sequins - usually a favorite of little girls!  I have trouble arranging items at random - they just don't look right!  Ideas?
Sketch:   Tuesday Morning Sketches
Cats:    Show us Your Pussies
Layers:    Crafty Catz
Die cuts:   Creative Knockouts
Have  a Heart:   Addicted-to-Stamps
Feminine:   Creative Craft Cottage  
Circles:    Ple it On
Fairy tale - 3 kittens/lost their mittens:  Allsorts 
  (Can you see the kitten showing its bare paws?  And I think the mother is there, too!)

Any, with critter:   2crafty Critter Crazies

Friday, March 9, 2018

St. Patrick's Day DT card for QKR Stampede #286 - ATG

Mood board - Sum More Fun (VO Stamps)

 It is time for St. Patrick's Day cards - a great choice for entries in the Anything Goes weekly challenge at QKR Stampede.  You may enter as many as 3 times before Thursday afternoon.  There are 2 winners - one for QKR/Eireka images, and one for any product.  We hope you will join us.
I have used Eureka images (a sister company to QKR), some DP from my stash, ribbon, and Washi tape.  The shamrocks are colored with Prisma pencils, and ages. added a bit of watercolor to highlight both images. I used circle dies for the shamrock image.
Sketch:   Feeling-Sketchy
Use green:    Createful Heart
                      Star Stampz 
Going Green:   Dragonfly Journeys
Monochromatic green:  Hiding in my Craft room  
Inspiration (greens):   VO Stamps Blogspot
Any:   A2Z Scrapbooking
            A Bit More Time 
            Lemon Shortbread
            Morgans Artworld
            Corrosive Challenges
            Jo's Scrapshack 
            Aud Sentiments

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Birthday celebration

Image by TLC; Washi tape, Spots and dots embossing folder; ribbon.
Sketch:    Sketch Saturday
Circles:    Pile it On  
Birthday Party:   Bastel- Traum
Any:   Create-With-TLC
           Love to Craft
           Love to Scrap

Get well bunny

Digi Choosday.
Pre-colored digi by Darie Dolls; Cuttlebug embossing; multi patterned Washi tape - all perfect for a quick get wel card.
Sketch:   Sketch Saturday
Bunny:     Mod Squad
                  Creative With Stamps
Spring:   Crafty Friends
Any:    Digi Choosday

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Springtime Duckie

Image and sentiment - QKR Stampede; papers by Stampin' Up.  I used my Spellbinder Platinum to cut the circle die cuts, and added twine with a bow.
Sketch:   VLV Sketches
Cute and cuddly:    Deep Ocean
Bow:   Cuttlebug Mania
Any:   Pammies Inky Pinkies  
            Digi Choosday
            Crafty Sentiments
            Through the Craft Room Door
            Simon Says Wednesday
            House that Stamps Built

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Light House and new DP

I got a new packet of DP at a yard sale and it will pair well with travel themes - the DP and stamp are both Stampin' Up.  I added a ribbon  and Sizzix die cut.
Sketch:   Tuesday Morning Sketches
Black and White:    Paper Girls
                                  Tuesday Throwdown.
Pattern Paper:    Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper.
Bow:   Craft-dee Bowz
Any:   Pammies Inky Pinkies

Friday, March 2, 2018

DT card - QKR Stampede #285 - Hearts for the Troops

Once again, we invite you to participate in the weekly Anything Goes challenge at QKR Stampede.  You may enter up to 3 times by Thursday at 6 p.m. EST.  Winners receive images from the QKR Stampede - there is also a winner for using QKR/Eureka images, with more images available for winners.
I selected this  image from Eureka (sister company to QKR Stampede) called Stars and Stripes balloons.  I am going to contribute some cards to a local group called Hearts for the Troops.  A navy mom sends many birthday cards each month to her son's buddies.  This week they are going to pack up gift packs of plastic eggs and candies - a lot of sailors are going to get some sweet treats!
I used a Spellbinder scalloped rectangle die cut to back the balloon image.  The sentiment is also from Eureka, and the Celebrate panel is a colored sticker from Creative Imaginations.  This time I colored with a red fine point Sharpie.  I used the sharpie and gel pens on the sentiment.
Sketch:  Tuesday Morning Sketches
Colored image:   My Creative Scoop
"B" - Balloon, Birthday, Blue:   Allsorts
Use a sticker:  Crafting by Designs
Die cuts:   Di's Digis
Any, with a die cut:   Cut It Up
Any:   Simon Says Stamp Wednesday 
           House that Stamps Built
           Corrosive Challenges 
            Creative Fingers
            Jo's Scrapshack
           Digi Choose Day