Sunday, October 16, 2016

Gatefold Card

The House of Cards challenge this month is to create a gate fold card.  I haven't made many of these cards, but I really enjoyed making this one.  I used my die cutting machine a LOT, and I have more than one fold so I can enter the Scor-Pal seasonal challenge.  I do love my Scor Buddy!
The patterned paper was embossed using Darice Assorted Stars,  The "latch" was cut with Spellbinder nesting stars.  The sentiment is from Kaisercraft and stamped in Delicata silver. 

Come play along with us at W2CB!  Our October challenge is Happiness is a Warm Puppy!

Saturday, October 15, 2016

ABC, Anything But A Card

The Mod Squad Challenge this week is Anything But a Card.  Some years ago, I made boxes of gift tags for my friends and family members.  Every year since, I fill their boxes with new tags.  This challenge prompted me to get going on this year's batch.  Here are a few:
Come play along with us at W2CB Happiness is a Warm Puppy challenge.  We have a Set of Tim Holtz Crazy Dogs up for grabs!

Friday, October 14, 2016

(gah!) Pink Christmas

The Jingle Belles October challenge is Pink Christmas.  The Belles will donate $2 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation for each card that gets linked up.  Here is mine:

MAMBI papers, Favorite Findings snowflakes colored with a pink sharpie.  In addition to Breast Cancer Awareness, October is also Adopt a Shelter Dog month.  At Words 2 Craft By, our challenge is "Happiness is a Warm Puppy", and Annie has generously provided the Tim Holtz Crazy Dog stamp set as our prize!!

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

W2CB - Happiness is a Warm Puppy

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month.  We at W2CB are proud Mamas of a a number of rescue puppies. Here are mine:
Both Labs are from different Ohio rescue organizations.  For me, happiness truly a warm puppy!!  On to crafting fun!!
 CTMH stamps, fussy cut and Bo Bunny paper.  Join us at Words 2 Craft By, and show us your warm puppy!  Please welcome Marty to the I-Team beginning with this challenge.  Her projects are amazing and will make you bark with joy ~ please leave some love on her blog to welcome her to the pack :-)

Sunday, September 25, 2016

The Rainbow Connection....

I have been seeing a video on Facebook and Pinterest about a rainbow Spirograph doodle.  When the Can You Case It Rainbow of Color Challenge came out Sunday, I knew I had to try it!!  I tried to post their inspiration image, but kept getting http errors.  Sorry CYCI!

I LOVE THIS!!!!  My dear friend Annette gifted me with her kids' old set, and I have had much fun playing with them.  Thanks, Annette!!  I used some fun Papermate gel pens to make the doodle.  I die cut and layered it on some embossed paper, added twill tape, a jewel, and done!  The blue paper is very glossy, and works well with the rhinestone center.  If you decide to play around with one of these, plan to either punch out the center, or add a jewel.  The ink will smear, and the centers never come out clean! 

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Jingle Belles Christmas Bells

This week's challenge over at the jingle belles is Christmas Bells. 
While I love working with metallic paper, I hate photographing it!!  MFT letter dies, Sizzix bell.  Love the embossed snowflake paper with the shades of blue snowflakes, really sets off the letters and ribbon. 

Happy Fall!

I love fall, the football, the leaves, the evening chill.  I just try to forget that winter isn't far behind.  Cards In Envy is celebrating fall this week!
Darice Tree Trunks embossing folder with heavily sanded Core'dinations paper and TPC Studio sentiment.