Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Creative Card Crew- For A Diva Challenge

Today we are starting a new challenge at Creative Card Crew!  The new challenge is "For a Diva!"  Come on over and enter your project today and check out all of the great projects done by the DTs here.

Here is my DT project for this challenge:

This card is called a circle flip up or carousel card.  I added a tutorial on how to make this card on my tutorial page so try one for yourself.  This card was made for my Diva niece who graduated from school recently.  I hope she likes it.

Whoo hoo!  This card won at the Ladybug Crafts Ink Challenge.

Recipe for this card:
Nesting Circles - Lifestyle Crafts
Scalloped Oval - Spellbinders
Tag - Quickuts
Vine flourish - Sizzix
Anya Graduate - The Greeting Farm
Book die, Apple die, Dress die - Quickutz
Heart punch


Monday, May 30, 2011

Paper Playtime Digi Monday - Wedding/Love Challenge

It is Paper playtime's Digital Monday time again and this weeks theme is Wedding or Love.  So go on over to the blog here to check it out and enter your project! The queens have made some beautiful projects to show you!

Here is my DT projects:

I made this card using Deacon Swing from Bugaboo Stamps which you can purchase here.

This stamp is so sweet and one of my favorites.  On this card I used K&Co. papers, Sizzix flourish die, Sizzix corners die, Sizzix scalloped tag and pearls.

My next project is a gift bag using the Birds holding hearts by Pink Cat Studio that you can purchase here.

For this project I used a Lifestyle Crafts paper bag die and using a spellbinders scallop rectangle die and spellbinders tag die I added handles to the bad.  I made my pom pom flowers you can see how they are made here. I added some butterflies using a Martha Stewart punch then the love tag is a spellbinders die tied on with Divine Twine in Lemon.  Stickles crystal was added to the hearts held by the birds.

See you over at the Paper Playtime blog!

Deacon Card--

Bird Gift Bag --

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Male Graduation Card

Our neighbor's son is graduating from high school and they are having a party for him tonight that we are attending.  So I made this card for him.  He will be going in the Army after the summer is over.  So I included a little tag to tell him good luck.  I used the folder with insert from Lifestyle Crafts to make this card.  The folder is perfect for giving gift cards.  You just slip the gift card into the pocket and your ready to go.  :)

Recipe for this card:
Lifestyle Crafts - Folder with insert
Sizzix - scalloped tag
Quickutz - helmet
Lifestyle Crafts - diamond border
Quickutz - Oatmeal font
Pink Cat Studio - graduation boy

scrap creations - 3 dps
tuesday throwdown - stripes
Delightful Sketches - tags
die cutting diva - celebrations
charisma cardz - boy card
2 sisters - anything goes

Monday, May 23, 2011

Howdy Pard

I started making this cowboy card for my nephew and it just starting looking like it needed some distressing.  This is my first attempt at distressing anything and it came out pretty nice.  If I do say so myself.  LOL

This is a bugaboo image and the papers used on this card is by DCWV "all about boys" stack.  I used distress ink "tea dye".

Catch the bug - celebrations - birthday
whimsie doodles - kid/teen card
kaboodle doodles - distress

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Ribbon Flower

Good Morning Crafters,

I am up early and ready to craft!  I was at the craft store the other day and saw a flower embellishment made out of ribbon.  I decided to try and make my own.  My first attempt at it is on the card below.  I am still perfecting them so don't judge me to harshly.  :)

Have a great day!

Saturday, May 21, 2011

One Stop Craft Challenge - Fairy Tales

Good Morning Everyone,

Today One Stop Craft Challenge is running a new challenge with the theme being "Fairy Tales".  You can joining in on this challenge here.  Here is my DT card using a Sassy Designs image:

You can buy this image here!

The recipe for this card is:
Cinderella image - Sassy Designs
leaves - ek success punch
Flower - martha stewart scalloped round punch
Flower brads
Round brads
Scalloped Ovals - Spellbinders

the shabby tea room - monocromatic
craft your passion - cutie pootie
a spoon ful of sugar - anything goes
crafts and me - anything goes
anything Goes - bingo
fab n funky - make you own blooms
crafty creations - may flowers
4 crafty chicks - brads
AUD sentiment - no sentiment
crafty catz - anything goes
ces challenges - embellish it
2 sisters - use a digi

Friday, May 20, 2011

Hamming It Up At the Movies blog hop

Welcome to "Hamming It Up At the Movies" sponsored by Hambo Stamps!

Today Hambo customers and the Bacon Bits Design Team are bringing you fun creations that depict movie titles! It might be your favorite movie, or just one that was fun to design. If you arrived here from Melissa's Blog you are in the right place! If not, you might want to start back at the beginning at the Hambo blog to make sure you are eligible for the hopper prize!

A prize will be awarded to one participant whose movie-themed creation tickles the Bacon Bits’ fancy in a hammin’ jammin’ way!  Another prize will be awarded randomly to a hopper who comments on all the blogs along the way. The winners will be announced on the Hoedown blog, as well as on the Hambo company blog, Talk to the Ham, on Wednesday, May 25. 

My creation is a Father's Day card to my lovely husband. He is our super hero! As you guessed my card depicts the movie SUPERMAN!  As soon as I saw the Wee Henry Hero digital image I knew it was perfect to use for my husband's card.  You can get this image HERE. I also used the Hambo Buildings/Ledge digital image on this card.  You can get that image HERE.

Thank you for stopping by...

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Crafting for all Seasons - Anything Goes Challenge

Hello Everyone!  Today is the first challenge for the Crafting for all Seasons Challenge Blog!!!!  The theme for this challenge is Anything Goes!  You can check it out here!

Here is my DT project for this challenge:

Our sponsor for this challenge is Pink Cat Studio.  I used two of their images. Blobby thinks it's funny and flowerpot digital images.  You can get them Here!

Recipe for this wall hanging:
Lime Leaves paper - K and Co. (Life's little occasions)
Brown paper - K and Co. (Simply Scarlet)
Aqua dots - K. and Co. (Color basics Radiant)
Yellow paper - K. and Co. Color basics Radiant)
Yellow swirl paper - K and Co. (life's little occasions)
Heart punch - Martha Stewart
Small heart punch - ek success
Butterfly punch - Martha Stewart
White gel pen
Copic Markers
Clear crystal dots

Craft your passion - ch # 58
a spoonfull of sugar - anything goes
crafts and me - anything goes
anything goes - bingo
papertake weekly - bloom and grow
stamp something -anything goes
mami doodles - spots
sew many - anything goes
2 sisters - garden

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Creative Card Crew - Cute and Girly Challenge

Good Afternoon Everyone!  I hope the sun is out where you are in the world.  Today Creative Card Crew is having another challenge.  This weeks challenge is Cute and Girly. Please go over to their blog and check it out here.

Here is my DT card for this challenge:

This challenge is sponsored by Whimsie Doodles.  I used the adorable Science girl image on my card!  You can find this digital image here.

Recipe for this card:
Science girl image - Whimsie Doodles
Lattice Rectangles - Spellbinders
Paisley paper - K and Co. (Simply Scarlet)
Lemon Swirl paper - K and Co. (Life's Little Occasions)
Lime Leaves paper - K and Co. (Life's Little Occasions)
Butterfly punch - Martha Stewart
Leave punch - EK Success
Orange ribbon
White, orange and yellow flowers

a spoonfull of sugar -anything goes
ladybug crafts -orange
papertake weekly -bloom and grow
crafty creations - anything goes
craft for us - favorite embellishment
stamp something -anything goes
fairy fun fridays - girls
sew many - anything goes

Beach Girl

Today I wanted to show you my Beach Girl Card.

I made this card using:
Quickutz sun die
Red crystal stickers
Some Odd Girl - Beach Kaylee image
Circut - umbrella card
Copic Markers

A spoonfull of sugar
fresh brewed - beach/summer
color throwdown - red, yellow and aqua
belli - something with s (sun,swimsuit, sand)
Crafty Creations - anything goes

Saturday, May 14, 2011

First Challenge on Crafting for all Seasons Blog on May 18th

Crafting for all Seasons will be posting our first challenge on May 18th so please stop over and check it out HERE!

It will be an Anything Goes Challenge sponsored by Pink Cat Studio!

See you there!!

Friday, May 13, 2011


Blogger is up again!  Yeah!  I was having withdrawal symptoms!  Well here is the wall hanging I wanted to post last night.

Recipe for this wall hanging:
Kaiser Craft - wall hanging
Ice Cream paper - American Crafts (heat wave)
Bubbles paper - American Crafts
Hambo Stamps - Ice Cream man
Ice Cream cone - Whimsie Doodles
Font - Sizzix Notepad
Ice Cream stickers
Flowers - e. line bright
Scalloped Circle punch - Martha Stewart
Distress ink - tea dye
Swirls - Sizzix die

tuesday throwdown - die cuts
Crafts and me - punches
papertake weekly - punch or die cut
color throwdown - Ch#141
belli - letter s
crafty creations - anything goes
craft with us - favorite embellie (flowers)
stamp something - anything goes

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Party Time

Summer is coming!  Beach time and Pool time are almost here.  I can see that people are starting to open up their pools for the season and making plans to head to the beach when the weather gets warmer.  The outdoor parties are getting organized for the beach, parks and pools! Such a nice time of year when everyone comes out of their homes again!  Today I made a beach party card!

Wee Henry Snorkel image - Hambo Stamps
Starfish - Quickutz die
Orange floss
Party time sticker - Mrs. Grossman's
small buttons

Are you heading to the beach this summer??

pollycraft -boyz to men
Crafts and me - punches
tuesday throwdown - die cuts
city crafter - by the sea

Monday, May 9, 2011

Ice Cream Social - Revised

It is getting warm enough now for a big bowl of ice cream!  Just love my ice cream!  I used a Hambo stamp on this invitation and they make some fun images.  Check them out!

Recipe for this card:
Ice Cream Seller image - Hambo Stamps
Ice Cream carton - Jolee
Cherry Red Bakers twine - Divine twine
Square die cut - lifestyle crafts
Roses - Die-namics dies
Leaves - ek success punch
Ice Cream cone - Whimsie Dooodles stamp
Golden yellow crystals
Stickles - sand

Hambo - dot and stripes (dotted paper and striped twine)

Saturday, May 7, 2011

One Stop Craft Challenge - Birthdays

One Stop Craft Challenge is holding another challenge today with a theme of special birthdays!  Please head over to the blog and enter your card here.

Happy Birthday to our own Miss Shelley!  She is turning 30 this week!   We hope your 30th birthday is a special one!  Please leave her some birthday love on the OSCC blog.

Here is my special birthday card:

Recipe for this card:

Limited Runs cupcake image
Chocolate Bakers Twine
Doily from Die-namics  (You can find this die here)
Banner from Die-namics (You can find this de here)
Flower die from Lifestyle Crafts

Kaboodle Doodles - B's knees
Pollycraft - anything goes
Craft your passion - anything goes

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Paper Sundaes

Here is are my three favorites for the DT call:  I do hope you will check out the rest of my work.  :)

Keep Dancing

What a lovely thing to remember to celebrate life through dancing!!!  Love it!

Today I made a card using the following recipe:
Some Odd Girl - digital stamp Dancing Mae
K & Company paper
Lemon Bakers twine
Sizzix houses border
Lifestyle Crafts - circle die
Lifestyle Crafts - sew punch circle
Jolee music notes
Jolee flowers

Craft your days away - music
Kaboodle doodles - B's knees
Polly craft - anything goes
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
for fun - is it spring (flowers)
paper cutz - anything goes
paper sundaes - hair color  E31, E25, E33, E34, E35
ABC dt - may flowers 

favorite card:

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Creative Card Crew - For Mom Challenge

Creative Card Crew is having a challenge this week with the theme "For Mom".  Please head over to the Creative Card Crew blog and enter your card  here.
The idea for this card came to me when I saw the big flower on a stamp from Whimsie Doodles.  The stamp is called "Go Big".  I just used the flower and not the gnome in the stamp.  The leaves from this flower came from another Whimsie Doodles stamp called "So sweet".  Digital stamps make it so easy to use them in many ways and sizes.  I only used the leaves and not the strawberries from the stamp.  The paper used on this card is from K and Co. called Life's Little Occasions. This stack has some great papers in it!  I also added two little bumble bee buttons.  What are you doing for Mother's Day?  It is almost here.  

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Bugaboo New Store and prizes

New and Improved Bugaboo is up and Running!!

Jodi has worked so hard to get the new store up and running.  She has worked many late nights to get this done and She Did it!!!  We now present the new and improved newBugaboo Store!   
Before you run to check it out we have some important info to share with you! The link to the new store link is http://bugaboostamps.3dcartstores.com/ !
Please note this will change back to the Bugaboo address in a few days we will alert you when this happens and remind you to change your links.  We apologize for this minor inconvenience but trust me with the new store it is worth it!  First off for the month of May everything is 50 % off! So now is a great time to stock up. With the grand re-opening of the store we are offering up some wonderful prize packages for our loyal followers! You could be the winner of a $10 Gift Certificate, a $20 Gift Certificate, or you could be the lucky winner who gets 7 free images every month for the rest of 2011! That means you could be one of the lucky 8 winners!
To add to the excitement Jodie had just told me that every order placed in May will have their name placed in the pot for a chance to win one of five $20 gift certificates that she will be giving away at the end of the month!  How can you win you ask??  Simply make sure you are a follower,  create a post with the Bugaboo info above and then add your name to the inlinkz below.  You can grab the code from in linkz and your followers can also add their name from your blog but tell them to follow the rules check out the blog!  This will stay up until May 7th at 7am! You can add our inlinkz to your blog so that anyone can sign up and help us spread the word, please click on link below and they will give you the code you need to add to your post. Very easy! get the InLinkz code Don't forget, add a post and sign up below it is that easy!!!
Help us spread the word that Bugaboo has  a new store and a new look.  After posting the news on your blog please add your name for a chance to win come great prizes!

Masculine Card

Happy May Day Everyone!  The kids are off fishing with Dad so I can clean the house and get some crafting done.  I made a masculine card today with a stamp I got from a friend.  Thanks Christine!  The one thing that I love about making a masculine cards is that they are clean and simple.  Not a lot of flowers and glitter.  :)

Flowers and glitter are fun too but it is nice to try different styles.  This card is perfect for a Father's day card especially for a Dad that loves to go fishing.

Have a great day!

Crafty Creations - white space