Sunday, June 25, 2017

White Wedding

I finally made something worthy of posting (I hope!).
Copper heat embossed sentiment one the card base, Gina Marie embossing folder.  I am sharing this with 3 (yes, 3!) challenges.

Less is More Sketch Challenge 20:

Addicted to CAS #144 and Cards in Envy White on White challenges.

Come play along with us at Words 2 Craft By Love challenge!!!

Saturday, June 24, 2017


The Fusion challenges always intrigue me.  I am pretty literal, so venturing away from the actual image is difficult for me.  I think I strayed outside my comfort zone in this one!!  Here is the image:
I tried to use the framing, the colors, and the shapes in my card:
Quad layered, flourishes, punched stars, older SU! sentiment.  I was inspired by the stars, the blue and white lines, and the framing in the sketch.  Happy 4th to all!!!

Plenty of time to play along with our Love challenge at Words 2 Craft By!!!

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Fusion Challenge

The Fusion challenge looks like this:
I love the green in the bike, and the sketch is deceptively simple.
SU!  Succulent papers, Watercolor Words sentiments.  I struggle with stamping on patterned paper, but I think that the heat embossing is strong enough!!


CAS-ual Fridays has a color challenge this week:
 And the Mod Squad challenge is to make a square card. 
Spellbinders and Imperial Gold die cuts.  I like this color combination for a sympathy card.  Soft, but not morbid.  Come play along with us at Words 2 Craft By "Keep love in your heart" challenge. 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

W2CB #43 - Keep Love in Your Heart

Hi, everyone! Here is the June/July Words 2 Craft By Challenge. Come play along with us through July 5.  This month's words come to us from Oscar Wilde.

Keep love in your heart. 
I made 2 different versions of the same card - I had trouble deciding which one I liked best!

Which one do you like better?

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Stay Wild, My Friend

I love the Always Playing With Paper sketch this week:
Turned it on it's side,it's perfect to showcase some really fab paper:
Older (hoarded) DCWV Safari Chic papers, Recollections stamps in Kaleidacolor Autumn ink.  Stash brown ribbon. Check back on Wednesday for the new Words 2 Craft By Challenge!!

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Baby Boy

I pulled out some of my hoarded beloved Echo Park Bundle of Joy scraps for a cute baby boy card using Mojo Monday's last sketch - their 500th.  500 amazing sketches!  Thank you for all of the inspiration over the years.
I am also sharing this with the Shopping Our Stash Dude challenge (baby boys can be dudes, right?). 

Saturday, June 3, 2017


All I can say is, I tried.  I love the look of chalk, but it always seems messy.  I tried to clean things up.  Maybe it's meant to look distressed?
The squares are older Jillie Bean stamps, the sentiment SU!.  Love this 3.5 x 5 sized card!!  Sharing this with the Fusion Chalk Baking Challenge.  The cake counts as baking, right?!?!?

A few more days to play along with us at Words 2 Craft By for our Let's Party challenge!!

A Beary Merry Christmas!

My big brother loves bears.  I took the Cuttlebug Mania Frame It challenge and the jingle belles Oh Holey Night challenge to make him a Christmas card.  The front:

The bear is a cute button with the shank cut off and set inside the window.  The plaid paper is from the DCWV Project Stack and distressed with Crumb Cake ink. 

Friday, June 2, 2017

More Swirly Bird

Here is another card using the Swirly Bird set from SU! 
I am sharing this with The Color Throwdown in response to this prompt:

 Still a few days left to play along with the Words 2 Craft By Let's Party Challenge!!

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Pop -Up Birthday Card

I snagged Staampendous pop-up die, and have been enjoying the many possibilities.

I love how this came out, but I guarantee there won't be many more.  12 die cuts for 1 card is a bit much for me!!!  I am sharing this with the Shopping Our Stash You Are So Sweet challenge. 

There are still a few days to play along with our Words 2 Craft By Let's Party challenge!!