Peace & Joy

Happy Monday!  It's time once again for The Greeting Card challenge over at The Outlawz.  This week's theme is Anything Goes!  Woo Hoo!!  Love that!  I chose to make a Christmas card with the new Graphic45 Twelve Days of Christmas paper collection.  I have been wanting to bust into this paper.  Now for the details:  the sketch I followed is from Papertake weekly, ribbon May Arts, twine The stringery, pearls Kaisercraft and Michaels.  Stay tuned I have another project I made for fall out of the Typography paper as well.  Will post sometime this week.  I am entering a few challenges this week as follows:

http://challenges4everybody.blogspot.com challenge #30 - Anything Goes
http://allsortschallenge.blogspot.com week#226 - How does your garden grow
http://crazy4challenges.blogspot.com challenge #205 - Use bows
http://asimplefive.blogspot.com/search/label/Inspire%20Me%20Fridays challenge #122 - Anything Goes
http://chocolatecoffeecards.blogspot.com challenge #49 - Flowers
http://useittuesday.blogspot.com challenge #64 - Use 2 hoarded items - mine are pearl ribbon & bird bobble
http://bellichallenge.blogspot.com challenge #179 - ribbons & pearls
http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.com challenge #160 - Anything Goes
http://papertakeweekly.blogspot.com challenge - Sketchie free for all

Have a crafty day!  Barb





Naughty or Nice

It's time once again for a challenge at 613 Avenue Create.  This weeks theme is anything goes with optional twist: create your own challenge.  Our sponsors this week are The Paper Shelter http://www.thepapershelter.com and Dr. Digis House of Stamps http://www.doctor-digi.com  I chose one from Dr. Digis House of Stamps called Naughty or Nice.  The sentiment is from Hambo, DP is Home For The Holidays by Fancy Pants, Spellbinders standard circles lg, Tim Holtz alterations movers and shapers mini poinsettia, vellum Stamp On It, MS holly punch, pearls Kaisercraft. For my create your own challenge I used:  image, sentiment, patterned paper, solid color paper and vellum.

Copics used:  E00, E02, Ell, E21, E30, E50, E51, E93, C1, C3, C5, YR12, YR20, YR21, R24, R27, R29.

I am entering this card in a few other challenges this week as follows:

http://www.sisteractcardchallenge.blogspot.com challenge #26 - Anything Goes
http://cutitupchallenges.blogspot.com challenge #28 - Going In Circles
http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/wednesdaychallenge/ challenge - Anything Goes
http://craftingbydesigns.blogspot.com challenge - Anything Goes
http://creativecardcrew.blogspot.com challenge #45 - Christmas
http://partytimetuesdays.blogspot.com challenge #139 - Anything Goes
http://christmascardchallenges.blogspot.com challenge #44 - Anything goes

Have a crafty day!  Barb


Happy Fall Y'All

It's Monday so it's time for the Greeting Card Challenge at The Outlawz.  This week's theme is Make a fall card.  This weeks sponsor is Bugaboo http://www.bugaboostamps.com go check it out and shop!  For my card I chose AKVFall Leaves digi, DP is from BoBunny Autumn Song, Memory Box dies Arbuscello Tree and Resting Birds, Die-versions Happy Fall Y'All Cute Cubes die, EK Success Leaves Border punch, Jolee's Boutique pumpkin.  I am entering this card in a few challenges this week as follows:

http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.com challenge #159 - Anything Goes
http://mimchallegeblog.blogspot.com challenge - Flowers or Trees
http://blog.markerpop.com/category/challenges/ challenge #31 - Falling For You
http://pileitonchallenge.blogspot.com challenge #38 - Cool or Warm Colors
http://www.sisteractcardchallenge.blogspot.com challenge #25 - Anything Goes
http://asimplefive.blogspot.com/search/label/Inspire%20Me%20Fridays challenge #121 - Anything Goes
http://charismacardz.blogspot.com challenge #37 - Favorite Color Combo (Yellow, Orange, Green)
http://tuesdaythrowdown.blogspot.com challenge #165 - Things With Wings
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.com challenge - Fall/Autumn Colors

Copic used:  E08, E11, E31, E35, E41, E42, E43, E44, E50, E51, E93, YR07, YR12, YR20, R59, YG95, YG97, YG99, B16, B21.

Have a crafty day!  Barb


Two Witches

It's time for the weekly Greeting Card challenge at The Outlawz!  This week's theme is Make It Funny.  I chose to use a rubber stamp this time from Gourmet Rubber Stamps called Two Witches.  I bought this one last year but never used it!  I'll bet you have a LOT of these around?  Right?  DP is from my Halloween stash Die cuts are Die-namics MFT Rounded Banner Stax, Memory Box Tall Birch, A bunch of bats and sitting cat, Tim Holtz mini 31 die.
Copics used:  E11, E31, E33, E37, E50, E51, C3, C5, C7, B39, Y15, Y17, Y19, YR15, YR16, YR18.  I used B39 and airbrushed the background to give illusion of night.
I am entering this card in a few challenges this week as follows:

http://challenges4everybody.blogspot.com Challenge #29 - Anything Goes
http://thatcraftplaceblog.blogspot.com challenge - Things With Wings
http://asimplefive.blogspot.com/search/label/Inspire%20Me%20Fridays challenge #120 - Anything Goes
http://chocolatecoffeecards.blogspot.com challenge #48 - Anything Goes
http://acreativeromance.blogspot.com challenge - Dies or Punches
http://charismacardz.blogspot.com challenge #36 - Your Number's Up
http://craft-roomchallenge.blogspot.com challenge - Trees /or Leaves

Have a crafty day!


Bobbing For Apples

It's a new challenge over at 613 Avenue Create and this week's theme is Happy Fall Y'all!  Our sponsor this week is Squigglefly http://www.squigglefly.com one of my favorites!  Go check it out.  They have lots of wonderful digis from great artists!  I chose to use a digi called Bobbing For Apples since it is fall and Halloween is just around the corner.  Did you do this as a kid at carnivals, festivals or parties?  DP is from BoBunny Apple Cider collection, Spellbinders Nesties Labels Five, Xyron Frame 2, MFT Die-namics photo corners, Tim Holtz chit chat stickers, Jenni Bowlin Reverse red stickers, apples Jolee's Boutique, green string May Arts, twine The Stringery.  I am also entering this card in a few challenges this week as follows:

http://squigglefly.blogspot.com challenge #36 - Talk To Me
http://pennyschallenges.blogspot.com challenge #144- Anything Goes
http://stamp-n-doodle.blogspot.com challenge - Spots and Stripes
http://craftingbydesigns.blogspot.com challenge - Anything Goes
http://digihaven.blogspot.com challenge - sketch
http://mytimetocraftchallenge.blogspot.com challenge #234 - Autumn colors

Copic used:  C3, C5, C7, C9, E11, E31, E35, E37, E50, E51, E71, E74, E77, Y23, YR02, YR04, YR07, YR14, YR16, YR27, G99, YG06, YG11, YG67, YG93, YG99, BG10, B00, B01, B02, R24, R27, R29.

Have a crafty day!  Barb


Cliffhanger Pumpkin Pusher

It's time for the Simply Create Too challenge and this weeks theme is Bugs no butterflies!  So I chose a digi by Sassy Cheryl called cliffhanger pumpkin pusher.  Well, they are bugs aren't they? So now I have another Halloween card for my stash.  The DP is October Afternoon Witch Hazel and a new Spellbinder Card Creator called Pearl Effects.  Ribbon is from my stash, bling Doodlebug and want2scrap.  I am entering this card in a few other challenges this week as follows:

Copics used:  W3, W5, W7, E50, E51, E59, Y04, Y11, Y15, Y21, YR02, YR04, YR07, YR21, YR24, YR24, YG17, YG25, YG61, YG67, R24, R27, R29.

http://creativecardcrew.blogspot.com challenge #44 - Things with Wings
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.com Challenge - Anything Goes
http://papertakeweekly.blogspot.com challenge - Child's Play
http://tuesdaythrowdown.blogspot.com challenge #164 - Anything Goes
http://bellichallenge.blogspot.com challenge #178 - yellow/orange/red
http://www.sisteractcardchallenge.blogspot.com challenge #23 - Anything Goes
http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/showgallery.php?cat=500&ppuser=308304 - Thursday Challenge - Ways To Use It - Use Designer Paper

Have a crafty day!  Barb


Much Obliged

It's Monday so that means It's time for the Monday Greeting Card challenge at The Outlawz!  This week's theme is to create a card with kraft, burlap and beads.  Well I have all of those things in my stash!  How about you?  Our sponsor this week is Bugaboo http://www.bugaboostamps.com/Digi-Singles_c_66.html so I chose Cowboy-Fence to create a Thank you card.  I added Art Glitter small glass beads in green and Fox Trot.http://www.artglitter.com   I cut out stars in burlap with a Sizzix stars 2 die, and the card base is kraft.  Why don't you come play along.  It's free to be a member and you could win some Bugaboo digis!  I am entering this card in a few other challenges this week as follows:
 
http://pileitonchallenge.blogspot.com challenge #36 - Tic-Tac-Toe (metal, image,bling) 
http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.com challenge #157 - Anything Goes 
http://blog.markerpop.com/category/challenges/ challenge #30 - Anything Goes 
http://www.sisteractcardchallenge.blogspot.com challenge #23 - Anything Goes 
http://designedtocolor.blogspot.com challenge #19 - Anything Goes 
http://craftyribbonschallenge.blogspot.com challenge #60 - Anything goes with Ribbon 

Copis used:  W3, W5, E11, E13, E15, E17, E31, E33, E35, E44, E47. E49, E50, E51, E57. E93, B91, B93, B95, R56, R59. R89, Y11, Y15, Y26, Y28, Y38, YG67, YG93, YG97. 

Have a crafty day!  Barb


Goin Nowhere

Hi there,  It's Sunday so It's another weekly challenge over at 613 Avenue Create.  This week's challenge is always Anything Goes with an optional twist Spotlighting Technique.  I've seen this technique around the blogs recently and wondered about it. It was fun and easy!  You can find a tutorial at Splitcoast Stampers or just google it.  Our sponsors this week are Di's Digi's and Sandi's Samples.  I chose to use one of Di's Digi's http://disdigidownloads.blogspot.com go take a look and shop!  She has some adorable images.  I used Spellbinder's nesties standard Circles Lg and Fancy Tags dies, pearls Michaels, ribbon stash, pre-made globe card stash.  I am entering this card in a few challenges this week as follows:

http://christmascardchallenges.blogspot.com challenge #40 - Something New - Technique
http://challenges4everybody.blogspot.com challenge #28 - Anything Goes
http://craft-roomchallenge.blogspot.com challenge #15 - Something New - Mine new technique
http://creativecraftchallenges2.blogspot.com challenge #17 - Anything but not square
http://partytimetuesdays.blogspot.com challenge #131 - Anything Goes
http://delightfulsketches.blogspot.com challenge - make the cut - use die cuts

Copics used:  C1, C3, C5, E11, E25, E27, E33, E35, E50, E51, E93, B01, B02, B04, G03, G07, G12, R27, R29.


Have a crafty day!  Barb



 
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