Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Card Envelope Boxes!

Wow, it has been so long since my last post I do not even recognize blogger LOL!  On another note I have moved in and I have been able to unpack everything...except my craft supplies ugh!  Hopefully soon I can be back at it.

 On that note,  I have searched high and low for card envelope boxes that would not crush my embellies.  Tracy has come up with these and she is willing to ship world wide.  She also has a candy right now and is going to give away 25 envelope boxes to the winner.  So run over to her blog here and sign up to win!

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Make it Purple! The Little Toy Maker

This is my second entry for Make it Colourful's challenge this week, coloring in purple.  The super cute image is by Jade Dragonne and is another of her Cutiepie images called "The Little Toy Maker" . I LOVE how she is making her own toys by sewing different parts on the different toys. She is making "FrankenToys LOL> I merged The Little Toy Maker with a word art frame I had in my digi stash.  Thanks for Looking!

Make it Purple! Nevaeh

Hi everyone! I am still without craft supplies, just another 30 days ugh! But thankfully Zoe at Make it Colourful allows us to enter a challenge with just a colored image. The Challenge this week at Make it Colourful is to color using purple.  So today I colored Nevaeh from Saturated Canary Digi's! I merged Nevaeh with a halloween background digi.  I colored the moon using this gorgeous card by Vicky Pass as a reference. Mine is not even close to her wonderful work, but I will keep trying!  I am entering this image into one challenge this week at Make it Colourful. Special thanks to Zoe and team and thank YOU for looking!

My New Avatar by Krista Smith!

I am soo excited! This is my new Avatar, a custom design by the super talented Krista Smith of Saturated Canary Digi Stamps! She has awesome digi stamps for sale AND she will customize an avatar for you too!! Thanks Krista!

Monday, September 5, 2011

Pearl the Mermaid! Still no card

Hi everyone! This is Pearl, the Mermaid, drawn be the ubber talented Krista Smith of Saturated Canary Digi Stamps!  I colored her using my prisma pencils and OMS. I cannot wait to get all my craft supplies unpacked and in one place. UGH! I needed stickles for the mermaid and I needed my chalks for the shadows! And last but not least my dp and my card blanks! But..with limited supplies here is my first SCDS! Run over and see what else Krista has to offer!

Thanks for looking!

Sunday, September 4, 2011

More Cutiepies! Still no card

Hi Everyone! Here is another "Cutiepie" image from Jade Dragonne! She has a club on Deviant Art  called CutiePie Wonderland and she encourages you to  color her Cutiepies and submit them to the group.  I am entering this image.  Hopefully, I will be fully settled and unpacked by the end of October so I can get back to my card making.  The challenge at Make it Colorful this week is "no black lines". I am so not up to that LOL!  *hugs Zoe.  So I will not be able to enter any challenges this week, but I will enter the contest for the Cutiepies!

Thanks for hanging in with me, and Thanks for looking!

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Saturated Canary is going Digi!!!!

Hi all, I just wanted to share this wonderful news with my fellow digi lovers! Krista, the gorgeous and talented artist behind Saturated Canary is going digi in September in her Etsy Store.  Hop on over and follow her blog for updates. You might recognize Krista's style of images as they are currently featured at Funky-kits in their Simply Sassy rubber Stamps! Here is a sneak peek that Krista shared with us on her blog, of what is coming up in digi!

So my fellow digi lovers, lets give her our support!

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Image Only Color Challenge! Make it Grounded

Hi everyone! I am still in exile with limited craft supplies.  Thank goodness for Make it Colourful challenges.  Sweet Zoe lets us enter images only (if that's what we have) or a complete card, colored of course for her challenge.  I discovered a really neat artist Jade Dragonne.  She has these super cute images she calls Cutiepie. The one I colored this week is called Teru Teru Bozu.  She has tons of super cute Cutiepies!  If you stop over please tell her I sent ya! The challenge at Make it Colourful this week was to "ground" your image.  Here is my attempt:

I do not have my photo cube for picture taking so the paper looks really gray and it was stark white lol.  Maybe in another month I will have all my stuff in one place!  The Challenge:

Make it Colourful-Ground your image.

Thank you Zoe for this wonderful challenge!! As always, Thank YOU for looking!

Sunday, July 31, 2011

No Card and only ONE Challenge!

Hi everyone, this may be a bit long so feel free to skip down lol! I haven't made a card in two whole months, I am going through some kind of withdrawal here.  I am in the process (I hope) of buying a new house.  The old one sold, the new one is in mortgage process hell (maybe if I sacrifice a small chicken I can get it through).  ALL of my craft supplies, except my pencils, markers, card stock for printing, images on the computer and spray fixative, are currently residing at a different address (read self storage). That's right folks, no cuttlebug, no cricut, no embellies *sigh*.

I am currently residing at a one bedroom apartment with my daughter, who assured me that it would be fine, cable and Internet are included in the rent, peachy.  Well, I get approximately 10 cable channels..TEN.  One of which is the weather channel.  Now I don't know about the rest of you but I was quite spoiled with my premium cable.  So as of right now, no more REal Housewives of (insert the city I watch them all LOL). No more Investigation Discovery channel (all the crime shows) No more on Demand, *sigh* People in prison have better cable.  Oh and the Internet  is DSL I was used to high speed cable, so watching blog pictures load portions at a time well that has been a treat.

AND on top of that...no craft supplies.  I am the latest castaway to Craftless Island ( read Gilligan's island) At least Gilligan had the professor that could make a radio run on coconut milk.  I got nada. I have found I am not the McGyver of Crafting.  I cannot make card embelishments out of card board boxes and macaroni lol! Although, I bet the macaroni could be colored with copics. 

So I would like to take this opportunity to give a huge hug, (or as she calls them *squeezes*) To Zoe from Make it Crafty.  Not only does Zoe have awesome digital images for sale at her store, but she also runs a Challenge Blog called Make it Colourful AND it doesn't require a finished card, just a colored image.  She allows you to enter with your fully colored image only as she indicates it is a "coloring challenge". God bless you Zoe!

So, here is my entry for Zoe's latest challenge, coloring dark skin. A huge challenge for me as I have not done many and would like to do them better.  So of course, that requires PRACTICE. This is a new image from the incredible Mo Manning "Little Elf Pipa". Oh I thought of all the things I could have done with my supplies, glitter on the trim, bling for berries and bells...but I digress.   I use mostly Prisma color pencils and was thrilled to find this tutorial by Dorcas (another crafty angel to my rescue) thankfully posted on the Make It Colourful blog by Jen!  Please check out Dorcas' tutorial for yourself, I assure you my very lame attempt doesn't do it justice lol. I need LOTS more practice!  So that's right girls hell has officially frozen over as I am only entering One challenge.  I feel like the Count from Sesame Street "One, ONE Challenge ah ah".
  1. Make it Colourful-Coloring Dark Skin
A special thank you to Zoe and Dorcas for helping me salvage my craft time. Most of all thank YOU for looking!

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Make it Crafty and Tiddly Inks the dynamic duo!!

The Dynamic Duo, Make it Crafty's Zoe and Tiddly Ink's Christy have joined forces to bring you some new steampunk images. Make sure you check them out on July 14!

Friday, May 27, 2011

Show us your ToT's With Tude!

Hi Everyone! This week is a Kid's Digi Day challenge over at the Digi's With Attitude! Challenge blog. Show us your kid cards OR we would LOVE to see the Junior Crafter's you know join us this week! Remember, Digi's with Attitude! images are not required to play along, but if you got them why not color them up! Cindy-Lynn is offering Gardener Tween as a freebie this month. 

Our sponsor for this challenge is Digi's With Attitude!

Cindy-Lynn is offering a $10 gift certificate to the Digi's with Attitude! Store for the lucky winner and one winner will be chosen for every 25 entries!

My card features Toilet Training Tot! I could think of so many sentiments for this image.  For example "got crap?", "what a big load", however, I settled on a Digi's With Attitude! Sentiment and I thought it was perfect! I used a past sketch from the Sweet Stop, I really like this sketch and have used it before. I used liquid applique on the diaper to try to give it a fluffy look.  I used Liquid pearls on the toilet handle.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

  1. Inspire me Fridays-Anything Goes
  2. 2 Sisters-Use a Digi
  3. Catered Crop-, Die Cut, Masculine, brown, copics
  4. Dream Valley-Something New (image) and Something old (ribbon and buttons)
  5. Emerald Faerie-Anything Goes
  6. I Did it Creations-Anything Goes
  7. Sparkles Forum-Something Metal (buttons)
  8. Lexi's Creations-Spots and or Stripes
  9. Make it Monday-Anything Goes
  10. SPCC-Color
  11. Stamps R Us-Use a Digi
  12. Woodware USA-Anything Goes
  13. The Paper Shelter-Anything Goes
  14. Truly Scrumptious-Anything Goes
  15. Clear It Out Tuesday-Coloring Mediums (Prismacolor Pencils, Copics, Distress ink)
  16. Creative Card Crew-Anything Goes
  17. Digital Tuesday-Add Texture (liquid applique on diaper)
  18. Scrap-Creations-Use at least 3 DP
  19. My Time to Craft-Use a Die Cut
  20. Aud Sentiments-A sentiment/For a male
  21. Charisma Cardz-For a boy
  22. Little Miss Muffett-Metal embellies (Buttons)
  23. PaperCrafting Journey-Anything Goes/Your favorite (Prismacolor Pencils)
  24. Paper Romance-Distressing
  25. Do it With Digis-All about the Boys
  26. Stamp Something-Use a Sentiment
As always a very special Thanks to the Challenge Hosts and their Design Teams who challenge and inspire us.  Thank you to challenge sponsor's for their generosity. Thank you to Feline Playful for giving us a daily list of challenges along with the winners. Most of all Thank YOU for looking!

Sunday, May 22, 2011

CAS Thank You Card!

Hi Everyone! I made this Thank You card for a friend of mine to present to her very kind neighbor. It is very clean and simple.  The image is Bugaboo and it made me think of neighbors.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
  1. Catered Crop-Die cuts, Red, Blue
  2. The Cheerful Stamp Pad-Colour my World- Prisma Color Colored Pencils, Distress Ink, Copic Markers
  3. Dream Valley-Something New (Bugaboo Image) with Something Old(felt ribbon)
  4. I Did it Creations-Anything Goes
  5. 2 Sisters-Use a Digi
  6. Sweet Stampin-In the Garden
  7. Alphabet Challenge-CAS
  8. Crafty Catz-Anything Goes
  9. Delicious Doodles-Let the Sun Shine In
  10. Fun at Fairy Knoll-Flowers
  11. If The Shoe Fits-CAS
  12. Floweretstamplar-Spring
  13. Inspire me Fridays-Anything Goes
  14. Aud Sentiments-No Sentiment
  15. CCEE Stampers-Flowers
  16. Craft Us Crazy-Something New (Image)
  17. Shelly's Images-Anything Goes
  18. Stampin B's-Spring
  19. Crafts and Me-Anything Goes
  20. Flutter By Wednesday-Open
  21. Paper Pretties-Flowers
  22. The Paper Shelter-Distressing
  23. Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge-Anything Goes
  24. Stampavie and More-Summer
  25. Truly Scrumptious-Anything Goes
  26. A Spoon Full of Sugar-Anything Goes
  27. Anything Goes Challenge-Bingo-Die Cut, Flowers, Ribbon
  28. Clear it Out-Colored Pencils, Markers
  29. Creative Craft-Distress
  30. Flourishes-Flowers**
  31. Papertake Weekly-Something Floral
  32. The Stamping Boutique-Winged Things
  33. Cupcake Craft-In the Garden
  34. Hippity with Ippity-Flowers
  35. Incy Wincy-CAS
  36. Karens Doodles-Bold and Bright
  37. KB Cute Monday-Anything Goes
  38. Make it Monday-Anything Goes
  39. Stamps R Us-Use a Digi
  40. Desert Islands Crafts-Die Cut, Flowers, Ribbon, Digi Stamp, Square
  41. Sundays with Crissy-Flowers
  42. Tiffany Doodles-Flower Power
As always a special thank you to Challenge Hosts and their Design Teams for challenging and inspiring us. Thank you to challenge sponsors for their generosity. Thank you to Feline Playful for listing the challenges and the winners.  Most of all Thank YOU for looking!

Friday, May 13, 2011

Da Neckers Fred and a Sketch Challenge

Hi everyone! We have a sketch challenge this week at the Digi's With Attitude! Challenge Blog.

My card features one of the new May releases Da Necker's Fred. The digital designer papers are by the uber talented Pam Lefors.  That also includes the "peeled paper" behind Fred to give the impression of peeling paint. I LOVE these papers and her style! I paper pieced his shirt and colored the rest with my Prisma Color Pencils.

The sponsor this week for the sketch challenge is My Grafico

 They are offering the winner a free digi paper pack. Remember, Digi's With Attitude! images are NOT required to play in the challenge, but if you've got them we love to see them. Cindy-Lynn is offering Gardner Tween as freebie for the month of May. I hope you play along with the sketch, you can use it as is or flip it just as long as we can see the sketch.

The new releases this week include Da Neckers Bobbie Sue, Wrinkled Attitude! Verna and Simon's Dilemma, and Zoo-A-Tudes Lion:

 I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
  1. Creative Cowgirls-Anything Goes
  2. Pile it on-Funny image or sentiment
  3. Scrappy Frog-Anything Goes
  4. Sentimental Sunday-Anything Goes
  5. Catch the Bug-Anything Goes
  6. Secret Crafter-Dust off your stash (buttons)
  7. Inspire me Fridays-Anything Goes
  8. Stamping Vacation-Inspired by Grizzly Adams
  9. Totally Papercrafts-1 image, 2 papers, 3 embellishments
  10. Cards for Men-Someone Special
  11. Craft Your Passion-Checks, Plaid or gingham
  12. The Crazy Challenge-Anything Goes
  13. Kaboodle Doodles-Lots of Layers
  14. Make it Monday-Anything Goes
  15. Pollycraft-Boyz to men
  16. Stamps R Us-for the men
  17. Flourishes-Anything Goes**
  18. Papertake Weekly-Use a Punch
  19. Crafty Creations-Anything Goes
  20. Divas by Design-Anything Goes
  21. Paper Pretties-Add texture-distressing
  22. Penny's Paper Crafty-Anything Goes
  23. The Paper Variety-Movie Title or Theme inspiration (The Hangover LOL)
  24. Stamping Vacation-NO Embossing of any kind
  25. Moving Along With the Times-At least two "B's"(blue, button,beer lol)
  26. Stamp Something-Anything Goes
As always a special thank you to the Challenge Hosts and their D
esign Teams who provide us with challenges and inspiration.  Thank you to the sponsors for sponsoring the challenges. Thank you to Feline Playful for their daily updates of available challenges and the winners. Most of all thank YOU for looking!

Saturday, May 7, 2011

My First Tilda!! For Mother's Day!

Hi everyone! This is my second post this weekend so I am truly on a roll.  I wonder if it is considered a crafting faux pas to take a picture of the inside of a card AFTER you have signed it? Hey, don't judge me, LOL, I was running out of time! This card is for my mom, and it is my very first Tilda. I used the new sketch at The Sweet Stop and my card went together super easy. The patterned papers on the inside are from the awesome Bearly Mine Designs. The paper, that I added the sentiment to, is called a card insert.  Already decorated with a space for you to write or add what ever sentiment you wish.  It truly adds a finished look and is so easy with her papers.  She has just added her new May freebies to her site, go check her out! I have also purchased two of her cd's and wow!!

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
  1. Card Makin Mommas-For a Loved One (Mom)
  2. Prairie Fairy Friday-For the Girls
  3. Fairy Knoll-Mother's Day
  4. Fairy Tale-Mother's Day
  5. Inspire me Fridays-Anything Goes
  6. Just Magnolia-Anything Goes
  7. Paper Cutz-Mother's Day
  8. Raise the Bar- 3 patterned papers and flowers
  9. Stamp Something-Use a digi
  10. Wag's and Whiskers-Use a die cut or punch
  11. AI Factory-Mother's Day
  12. Craft Us Crazy-Mother's Day
  13. Shelly's Images-Girly and Sweet
  14. Amber's Crafts and Stuff-For a Special Lady (Mom)
  15. Divas By Design-Anything Goes (2nd entry)
  16. Digistamps4Joy-Celebration (Mother's Days)
  17. My Mum's Craft-Cute and Girly
  18. Papercraft Star-Find your own sketch (Sweet Stop) 
  19. The Sisterhood of Crafters-Mother's Day Challenge
  20. Digital Tuesday-Ribbon and Lace
  21. Ladybug Crafts-Going Dotty
  22. Oldie but Goodie-Use something older than 6 months (Tilda) something new than six months (Spellbinders)
  23. Papertake Weekly-Anything Goes
  24. Party Time Tuesday-Mother's Day
  25. Top Tip Tuesday-Open Challenge
  26. Try it on Tuesday-Something Old (Tilda) something new (Spellbinders)
  27. Tuesday Throwdown-Mother's Day
  28. Craft Your Passion-Anything Goes
  29. Creative Stamp-Mother's Day
  30. Happileigh Scrappin-Happy Mother's Day
  31. Make it Monday-Anything Goes
  32. Pollycraft-Anything Goes
  33. Squigglefly-May Flowers
  34. Stamp with Fun-Lace or Ribbon
  35. Stamp n Doodle-Mother's Day
  36. By the cute and Girly-Anything Goes
  37. The Emerald Faerie-Anything Goes
  38. One By One-May flowers
  39. The Catered Crop-Patterned Paper polka dots, Copic Markers, Ribbon, die cuts,
  40. Crafty Ho's-Celebrate Strong Women (MoM)
  41. Creative Cowgirls-Mother's Day
  42. Dream Valley-Flowers
  43. I Did it Creations-Mother's Day
  44. Scrappy Frogs-Anything Goes
  45. Sparkles Forum-Anything Goes
  46. Stamping Vacation-Name the Challenge Mother's Day
  47. Stamping Vacation-Pick 3, red ribbon, square card, floral paper
  48. Stamping Vacation-Lots of Paper, Large Florals on Paper
  49. Stamping Vacation-Ribbon over Lace
  50. Catch the Bug-Anything Goes
  51. Crazy 4 Challenges-Lots of flowers
  52. Secret Crafter-Neglected stash-(the flowers and the Tilda)
  53. Really Reasonable Ribbon-Use two ribbons/lace (1 each)
  54. Sundays with Crissy-Flowers (2nd entry)
  55. ABC DT Challenge-April Showers Bring May Flowers
  56. Iris's Spot-Anything Goes
As always a special thanks to the Challenge Hosts and their Design Teams for creating the challenges and inspiring us. Thank you to the sponsors who so generously sponsor the challenges. Thank you to Feline Playful for listing the daily challenges and the winners. Most of all thank YOU for looking!

Friday, May 6, 2011

You put the "Coo" in Cougar

This week the challenge at the Digi's With Attitude! Challenge blog is "Make us laugh with a funny sentiment". I have chosen Grandma Gertie and I have so many friends I can give this card to! The Designer digi paper was a freebie from Paulette at Create with TLC. Cindy-Lynn has three new releases this week, Da Neckers Fred, Wrinkled Attitude! Simon and Zoo-A-Tudes Gorilla! You can find these new releases on the May release page at the Digi's With Attitude! Store.

 Digi's With Attitude! images are not required to play along, but we love to see them when you have them. Cindy-Lynn is providing "Gardener Tween"  as a freebie this month. Come on, you know there is a "ho"(e) joke in there some where LOL!

Our sponsor this week is Chi Chi Memories

Chi Chi Memories are offering 3 digi images of choice to the winner of our challenge! So find our funny bone, give us a tickle and link it up on the Digi's With Attitude! Challenge Blog!

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
  1. Drunken Stampers-Say it like it is
  2. Totally Gorjuss-123 (1 image, 2 flower brads, 3 DP)
  3. Catered Crop- All occassion card, die cuts, color green, copic markers
  4. Craft Your Passion-Anything Goes
  5. Lexi's Creations-Friendship
  6. Make it Monday-Anything Goes
  7. Pollycraft Challenge-Anything Goes
  8. Stamping Scrapping Challenge-Anything Goes (copics)
  9. Papertake Weekly-Anything Goes
  10. Top Tip Tuesday-Open Challenge
  11. Use it Tuesday-Fasteners (flower brads)
  12. Cooking it Up with Katie-Green, Punch, two of something
  13. Diva's By Design-Anything Goes
  14. The Paper Shelter-Bling it up
  15. Simon Says-Paper Piecing
  16. The Paper Variety-Use Ink (distressing)
  17. Papercraft Star-Choose your own sketch (Little Claires)
  18. Sundays with Crissy-Use a flower
  19. Craft Us Crazy-Flowers (entry 2)
  20. Paper Play-Show your style
  21. Paper Romance-Use your favorite die
  22. Southern Girls-Let's hear it for the girls
  23. Stamp Insanity-Bling it on
  24. Crafty Catz-use a Quote or Sentiment
  25. Prairie Fairy Friday-For the girls
  26. Inspire me Friday-Anything Goes
  27. Raise the Bar-Flower Power
  28. Stamp Something-Use a Digi
  29. Wags n Wiskers-Use a die cut or punch
As always a special thank you to the Challenge Hosts and their Design Teams for challenging and inspiring us. Thank you to the challenge sponsors for their generosity. Thank you to Feline Playful for all the work they do listing the daily challenges and winners. Most of all Thank YOU for looking!

Thursday, May 5, 2011

FitterTwit has Blog Candy!

Hi All! Danielle over at Fun and Mental Changes is giving away some awesome blog candy! Here is just a peak at what she is giving away:

She is also adding some craft items so click here for details and how to enter!

Friday, April 29, 2011

Hooray for Holly-Tude!

Hi everyone! This week the Digi's With Attitude! Store has two new releases,  Movie Star Tween and Fortune Teller Tween!  I am using Movie Star Tween for my card and I am very happy with how it turned out! Here is a peek at Fortune Teller Tween:

You can find both these stamps on the April Releases Page in the store.  Challenge #24 this week at the Digi's With Attitude! Challenge Blog is "Who is the STAR in your life?" Just use a star somewhere on your project and link it up! Remember Digi's With Attitude! images are not required to play along but we LOVE it when you use them.  Don't forget Cindy-Lynn is offering "Clipper" the crab as a freebie this month.  So get in touch with your inner "twinkle" and show us your star!

Our sponsor this week is Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps.

Stitchy is offering the winner of our Challenge a $10.00 gift certificate to her store! She has an amazing variety of artist and a wonderful selection of products!

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:

  1. Totally Gorjuss-Bling it on*
  2. Catered Crop-Go digital, die cuts
  3. Quirky Crafts-Red White and Blue, Inspired by Royalty (ah we treat Hollywood like royalty)
  4. Sparkles Forum-Anything Goes
  5. Stamptacular Sunday-Pile it on, at least 5 layers*
  6.  A Spoon Full Of Sugar-All things Royalty
  7. Party Time Tuesdays-Anything Goes
  8. Amber's Crafts and Stuff-Use a Digital Stamp
  9. Simon Says-Anything Goes
  10. Crafts and Me-Vintage/Distressed
  11. Make it Monday-Anything Goes
  12. Stamping Scrapping-Anything Goes (copics)
  13. 4 Crafty Chicks-Distressing
  14. AI Factory-Anything Goes
  15. Rainbow Lady's-Take City break (Hollywood)
  16. Just add Ink-Just add a flower
  17. Iris's Spot-Anything Goes
  18. KB Cute Monday-Anything Goes
  19. Crafts 4 Eternity-Anything Goes
  20. Inspire Me Fridays-Anything Goes
  21. Paper Cutz -Anything Goes
  22. Phindy's Place-Glitter, Glamor and Glitz
  23. Wags'n Whiskers-Die cuts or punches
As always thank you to the Challenge Hosts and their Design Teams for providing us with challenges and inspiration. Thank you to the sponsors who sponsor the challenges for their generosity.  Thank you to Feline Playful for listing the daily challenges and their winners! Most of all Thank YOU for looking!