JOY Wreath

Good Monday Morning all,
It's time once again for the Monday Greeting Card challenge over at The Outlawz!  This week's theme is Anything goes. Our sponsors all this month have been http://www.etsy.com/shop/OakPondCreations , http://www.bugaboostamps.com/Digi-Singles_c_66.html  and http://ibrakeforstamps.com .


I chose to use one of my own stamps and dies from Poppystamps Birdie Wreath and matching die.  DP is Graphic45 12 Days of Christmas and gold cardstock, IO die leaves&berries, foam stickers stash, pearls Kaisercraft, x-mas red and gold stickles, EK Success corner punch.
Copics used: G02, G05, G07, YG03, YG05, YG06, YG95, YG97, Y15, Y19, Y28, Y35, R22, R24, R27, R85.

I am entering this card in a few challenges this week as follows:
http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.com challenge #168 - Anything goes
http://charismacardz.blogspot.com challenge #46 - Christmas
http://www.sisteractcardchallenge.blogspot.com challenge #34 - Anything goes
http://sweetstampinchallengeblog.blogspot.com challenge - Cause for celebration
http://challenges4everybody.blogspot.com challenge #34 - Anything goes





Be Naughty

Hi there,
It's time once again for the Sunday 613 Avenue Create challenge.  This week's challenge is #47 - Anything Goes Optional Twist: Create your own challenge.  Use 1-3 items from each column.
This week's sponsor is Bugaboo http://www.bugaboostamps.com/Digi-Singles_c_66.html
I chose to use a digi called Snow globe Stella Sled.  DP is BoBunny Elf Magic, Cuttlebug embossing folder, MS corner punch snowflake, twine The twinery, pearls DCWV, diamond stickles, Santa hat brad eyelet outlet, button stash, TH distress ink stormy sky, ,metal corner WeRMemory keepers.
Copics used: C1, C3, C5, E11, E50. E51, E93, R22, R24, B0000, B000, B01, B02, B06.

I am entering this card in a few challenges this week as follows:
http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.com challenge - anything goes
http://designedtocolor.blogspot.com challenge #23 - Christmas/Winter
http://pennyschallenges.blogspot.com challenge #154 - Anything Goes
http://deconstructingjen.com/category/the-deconstructed-sketch/ sketch #128
1.Image, Patterned paper, 2, any sketch, paper punch, dry embossing 3. stickles 4. pearls,button 5. twine
Sketch I used.


Winter Wonderland

Hi there,

Thought I would share a card I made yesterday with lots of die cuts!  No, It's not even for a challenge!!  Just made for fun.  I have all these Christmas die cuts I need to use.  I didn't use any stamps or digis for this one just die cuts.  DP is Basic Grey Aspen Frost from LY and silver and white cardstock. Memory Box die Snowflake Burst, Die-namics Snow drifts and Icicle Border, IO die 108-F (the kid on sled), TH seasonal chit chat stickers, pearls DCWV, bling Zva, TH Tinsel trim, and a cool product, mica flakes Melissa Frances.

I am entering this card in a few challenges this week as follows:
http://creativecardcrew.blogspot.com challenge #49 - Pearls
http://clearitoutchallenge.blogspot.com challenge theme- Anything goes, Stash: Put a snowflake on it
http://craftingbydesigns.blogspot.com challenge - Anything goes w/twist of Christmas
http://www.sisteractcardchallenge.blogspot.com challenge #33 - Anything goes
http://asimplefive.blogspot.com/search/label/Inspire%20Me%20Fridays Challenge #129- Anything goes
http://christmascardsallyearround.blogspot.com November challenge - Winter Theme
http://www.hidinginmycraftroom.com challenge #124 - Die cuts
http://christmascardchallenges.blogspot.com challenge #51 - Bling and sparkle


I used these mica flakes for snow. I just used my taper runner to adhere them.  Easy!





Happy Thanksgiving

Good Monday morning!!  It's time once again for the Monday Greeting card challenge over at the Outlawz.  Our sponsors all this month are Oak Pond Creations http://www.etsy.com/shop/OakPondCreations Bugaboo http://www.bugaboostamps.com/Digi-Singles_c_66.htm and I Brake for Stamps http://ibrakeforstamps.com I chose to use Freddie Pilgrim digi from I Brake For Stamps so I could make a Thanksgiving card.  The inspiration came from a set of stick on pieces from Jolee's Boutique.  I made the border with a Spellbinders Card Creator called Branching out.  Cardstock from TH and the rest from my stash.  I also used May Arts ribbon, a Memory Box die called trendy trees, Die-namics snow drifts for hill and that's it.  The theme for this week is no rubber stamps except for sentiment.
Copic used:  G85, G99, Y21, Y26, Y28, Y32, Y38, YR14, YR15, YR16, YR18, YR23, YG05, YG06, YR11, YG23, YG25.

I am entering this card in a few challenges this week as follows:
http://blog.markerpop.com/category/challenges/ challenge #35 - Turkey Time
http://tuesdaythrowdown.blogspot.com challenge #173 - Gratitude
http://useittuesday.blogspot.com challenge #67 - Stick it
http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/wednesdaychallenge/ - Thanks/Thanksgiving
http://bellichallenge.blogspot.com challenge #182 - Harvest
http://3girljamchallenge.blogspot.com challenge #29 - Give Thanks w/ribbon
http://digihaven.blogspot.com challenge - Happy Fall Y'all
http://pileitonchallenge.blogspot.com challenge #46 - With Thanks
http://craftitudechallenges.blogspot.com challenge #53 - Anything Goes or Falling Leaves








My lamp redo

Happy Friday!  Today I wanted to share my lamp makeover.  I purchased the lamp base a week ago at an antique store in Payson AZ.  Then I went on the hunt for a shade.  I found a white one with black trim at Goodwill for $1.99. Score!!  It was a little bent and had some scribbling in the inside of shade.  So I got to work and added tuille and some bling and stickpin to shade.  Then I added pearl swirls in black and grey, rhinestones and little black flowers.  I think It turned out pretty well.  not bad for a lamp costing $32. And it goes with the black and white color scheme I have going on!  Here are some pics.







Reindeer in snow

Good Monday Morning! It's time for the Monday Greeting Card challenge over at the outlawz.  Our sponsor this week is Oak Pond Creations http://www.etsy.com/shop/OakPondCreations  I chose to use a digi called Reindeer.  Isn't he cute?  Our theme this week is winter snow.  DP is BoBunny Elf Magic, Poppystamps dies Winterflake Frame, Giovania Snowflake, white dots cloud 9 designs, ribbon May Arts, red pearl Kaisercraft.
Copic used:  E31, E33, E35, G28, Y27, Y28, R22, R24, R27,R81.

I am entering this card in a few challenges this week as follows:
http://challenges4everybody.blogspot.com challenge #33 - Anything Goes
http://thatcraftplaceblog.blogspot.com challenge- sentiment
http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.com challenge #166 - Anything Goes
http://blog.markerpop.com/category/challenges/ challenge #34 - Anything Goes
http://3girljamchallenge.blogspot.com challenge #28 - Anything Goes w/ribbon
http://christmascardsallyearround.blogspot.com -challenge Nov. Winter Wonderland
http://crazy4challenges.blogspot.com challenge #211 - Let's Frame It
http://pileitonchallenge.blogspot.com  challenge #45 - Show us your tools




Holiday Thanks

Hello there!  Sorry my post is late today.  Was in Payson AZ for a paper class yesterday.  Stopped at a few antique shops in Pine along the way.  It's time once again for the 613 Avenue create challenge http://avenue613.blogspot.com   It's an always anything goes challenge with an optional twist Holiday Thanks (thank-you or hostess gift).  Our sponsor this week is Bugaboo and the winner gets 7 digi's!
I chose to use Nutcracker 2 and ad a bunch of die cuts!  DP is Crate Paper Bundled Up, Spellbinder's Heirloom Ornaments, MS Traditional scallop border punch, TH mirrored stars, twine The Stringery, Memory Box dies:  frosted Christmas tree, classic staircase, bare sapling, cheerful stockings, festive lights, train set, Poppystamps dies:  small madison window, plush curtains, IO die 089-A.
Copics used:  C1, C3, C5, C7, E11, E50, E51, E93, Y26, Y28, R22, R24, R27, B21, B24, B28.

I am entering this card in the following challenges this week:
http://jinglebellesrock.blogspot.com challenge - Holiday Traditions
http://pennyschallenges.blogspot.com challenge - Lots of Layers
http://toptiptuesday.blogspot.com challenge - Seasons

                                                                                                                                 



Give Thanks

Hi All.  Woo Hoo!  It's Friday so I'm up this week on the Simply Create Too challenge blog. http://simplycreatetoo.blogspot.com  The theme for the next 2 week's is Give Thanks!  So why don't you come play along! I used a Kraftin Kimmie stamp called Merry but it worked well for Thanksgiving.  Dp is Authentique Thankful, Spellbinders Pumpkin circles, Die-versions Whispers Old Oak Leaves, sticker Thankful Delights Authentique.
Copics used:  E11, E21, E30, E31, E33, E34, E35, E41, E50, E51, E53, E93, C1, C3, C5, C7, Y11, Y15, Y35, YR04, YR20, YR21. YR23, YR24, G99, R22, R24, R27, R85.

I am entering this card in a few challenges this week as follows:
http://cutitupchallenges.blogspot.com challenge #31 - Thanks Include a die cut
http://www.sisteractcardchallenge.blogspot.com challenge #31 - Anything Goes
http://asimplefive.blogspot.com/search/label/Inspire%20Me%20Fridays challenge #127 - Anything Goes
http://charismacardz.blogspot.com challenge #44 - Anything Goes
http://shoppingourstash.blogspot.com challenge #126 - Thanks
http://papertakeweekly.blogspot.com challenge - Anything Goes
http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.com challenge #165 - Anything Goes

Thanks to all my blog followers!  This one's for you!  Barb


A Garden and A Library

Hi all!  It's Monday so that means it's time for The Greeting Card Challenge over at The Outlawz!  The theme this week is Hold your place,  Create a bookmark. I used an IO stamp for the sentiment, added a Memory box die called San Marzana border, Sizzix embossing folder called birds and some ribbon and twine from May Arts!  I am entering this bookmark in a few challenges this week as follows:  Our Sponsors for the month of November are:  http://www.bugaboostamps.com/Digi-Singles_c_66.html ,
http://www.etsy.com/shop/OakPondCreations and http://ibrakeforstamps.com/digitaldownloads.aspx

http://craftitudechallenges.blogspot.com challenge #52 - Anything Goes/use twine or string
http://www.sisteractcardchallenge.blogspot.com challenge #31- Anything Goes
http://asimplefive.blogspot.com/search/label/Inspire%20Me%20Fridays challenge #127 - Anything Goes
http://chocolatecoffeecards.blogspot.com challenge #51- Bugs and Critters
http://charismacardz.blogspot.com challenge #43 - Anything but a card
http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/wednesdaychallenge/ Simon Says.. Anything Goes




 


Have a crafty day!  Barb


 
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