Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Ring in the New Year

Its a New Year!
There are fabulous new releases at the Doodle Pantry.
And check out the Doodle Pantry blog for a great new challenge using a Doodle Pantry image - you'll get free an adorable new digi set called "workout birdie" just for entering the challenge. Plus there is a free with purchase opportuntity - check it out!

The Creative Details:
Image and Sentiments: Doodle Pantry - vintage phone (new release)
Colors: Copic Markers in tonal grey and tender pink
Embellishments: ribbon, gems
Techniques and Tools; Scalloped border punch, paper piecing

The Challenges:
Christmas Inspiration - New Years
Crafty Boots - celebrations
Crafty Purple Frog - Christmas and New Years
Lil Red Wagon - something new
Paper Pretties - ring in the new year
Simon Says - anything goes
Speedy the Cat - anything goes
Secret Crafter - anything goes
Squiggles and Giggles - let's celebrate
Stamping for the Weekend - anything goes
Totally Paper Crafts - time to party
Top Tip Tuesday (Tip:even if you paper piece you can still shade with copics)- anything
Wags and Whiskers - fancy folds

Happy New Year, 2012
Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Winter Wonderland

Stamptacular Sunday Challenge
This week is a fabulous winter photo - you get to pick your inspiration
Our fabulous sponsor this week is Bunny Zoe's with a gift certificate!!
I was inspired by the grey, blue and white photo and went for a landscape scene also.

The Creative Details:
Image: Winter Barn by Rubber Cottage
Colors: Adirondack Inks in denim blue and slate; Copic Markers in tonal grey, powder blue
Embellishments; textured snow, stickles, lace, snowflakes, gems, satin ribbon
Tools: border punch

The Challenges:
Alphabet Challenge - "W" - white Christmas
Aud Sentiments - anything goes
Bearly Mine - anything goes
Colour Create - blue, white, silver
Crafty Calender - cold and frosty
Crimbo Crackers - snowflake
GingerLoft - winter or Christmas
Bunny Zoe - shaped card
My Mum's Craft Shop - anything goes
Paper Pretties - let it snow
Pollycraft - punch it
Really Reasonable Ribbon - anything goes, plus ribbon
Simon Says - Bingo (ribbon, gems, sparkles)
Simply Create Too - Shape it Up
Scrapbook Sisters - anything goes
Speedy the Cat - anything goes
Try it On Tuesday - anything goes
2 Sisters - snowflake

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Pink, Pink Christmas

PINK - that is the theme at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.
Trust me - you can have some fun this this one.
Our fabulous sponsor this week is:
Kenny K with prizes for the top three!

The Creative Details:
Image - Kenny K (xmas shopping digital)
Colors - Copic Markers in tender pink, sardonyx, powder blue, blush, sand
Embellishments - cotton balls, snowflakes, glitter, gems, ribbon, pearls, silk flower
Tools: border punch

By the Cute and Girly - let it snow
Catch the Bug - its cold outside
Celebrate the Occasion - Christmas but no red
Crafts and Me - Christmas
Craft your Passion - add a tag
Crafting for all Seasons - Christmas project
Crafty Catz - Santa hat
Di's Digis - show us Christmas
Divas By Design - Christmas
Digital Tuesday - Winter wonderland
Dream Valley - Christmas
Fussy and Fancy - monochromatic and sparkle
GingerLoft - Christmas or Winter
Kenny K - anything goes
Lexi's Creations - non traditional Christmas colors
Paper Take Weekly - favorite color for Christmas
Scrap Creations - snow
Southern Girls - lets celebrate
One Stitch at a Time - anything goes
One Stop Craft Challenge - Christmas sparkle
Ooh La La - anything but a card
Totally Gorjuss - for someone special
Use it Tuesday - Holiday (used cotton balls for fur)

Stay Warm Harted

Monday, December 12, 2011

Winter Friends

Love these
 snowpeople friends.

The Creative Details:
Image: Sassy Cheryl's Digital Stamps
Colors: Copic Markers in apricot, tender pink, powder blue, lilac, sand
Embellishments: diamond stickles, fabric brad, velvet ribbon, snowflake

The Challenges:
Addicted to Stamps - snowflake
Crafty Boots - Christmas
Crafty Calendar - cold and frosty
Crafty Catz - anything goes
Crafty Pad - send someone a smile
Crafty Purple Frog - cold outside
Creative Inspiration Paint - nontraditional Christmas colors
GingerLoft - Christmas or Winter
Cupcake Craft - shiny/sparkles
Cute Card Thursday - anything goes
Heart Song - snow or doily
Kaboodle Doodles - together for the holidays
Paper Play - snowman
Paperworks - snowman
Pink Elephant - snow and sparkles
Sparkles Forum- for the one you love
Totally Gorjuss- let it snow
There She Goes - pink, blue, red

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Peppermint Candy Ornament/Card Set

Christmas Glitz
That is the theme this week at the
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.
I made a little gift set of a glittery ornament and a card to accompany it.
Our wonderful sponsors providing fab prizes this week are:

The Creative Details:
Image and Sentiment: Doodle Pantry (peppermint)
Colors: Copic Markers in strong red, tender pink, willow
Embellishments - gem strips, stickles (diamond), ribbon on ornament
Tools: border punch scallop circle punch

The Challenges:
ABC Christmas Challenge - anything Christmas
Bee Crafty - its Christmas
Come and Get Get it - red, green plus one more 
Crafty Creations - card with a sentiment
Crazy Challenge - anything goes
Creative Card Crew - tis the season
Daisy Doodles - something sweet
Frosted Designs - glitter
One Stop Craft Challenge - Christmas colors
Paper Makeup - cut out a digi
Patties Creations - Christmas
Pixie Dust Studio - glitter and bling
Pollycraft - Christmas fun
Ribbon Carousel - (ornament - peppermint)
Squirrel and the fox - Christmas
Stamp Man - ornament
2 Sisters - Christmas

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Christmas Fairy

Winter and Christmas will soon be here.
 has a fabulous theme this week.
Christmas using blue, brown, black and tan.
Our wonderful sponsors this week are Simon Says ($20 gift certificate)
and Elisabeth Bell Designs (2 free digis)
Get creative and play along!
 The Creative Details:
Image - Michelle Perkett
Colors: Copic Markers in cool shadow, tan, hazelnut, powder blue, black
Embellishments: Tinsel glitter, gems, pearls, snowflake, snow tex, snowflake

The Challenges:
By the Cute and Girly - let it snow
Card Cupids - winter themed
CCEE - snowflakes and bling
Crafty Boots - anything goes
Crafty Calendar - cold and frosty
Desert Island Challenge (glitter, Christmas, 5 layers, green & blue)
Digi Doodle - sparkle
Divas By Design - anything goes
Dream Valley - sparkle
Ginger Loft - Christmas/Winter
I Copic - vintage
Kaboodle Doodles - bundle up for winter
Paper Shelter - anything goes
My Mums Craft Shop - keeping warm
Sassy Studio - sparkle
Simon says - anything goes
Shellys - snow
Stamps and Fun - distressed
Sugar Creek Hollow - vintage/shabby chic, Christmas non-trad. colors
Totally Papercraft - let it snow
Wags and Whiskers - snow fairy

Stay Warm Harted,

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Bling on the snow

Bling - that is the theme for Pile it On's month long challenge.
Its the holidays - so we are celebrating with a month long challenge
sponsored by "Designed 2 Delight"

The Creative Details
Image: Designed 2 Delight
Colors: Copic Markers in cool shadow, powder blue, tender pink, lilac, willow
Embellishments: satin ribbon, gems, snowflake sticker,
corner stickers, diamond stickles, tinsel glitter
Tools; Circle and scalloped circle punch, mounting foam

The Challenges:
Allsorts - circle
AiFactory - red
Bah Humbug - Christmas critter
Card Makin Mamas - sentiment
Crafty Calendar - cold and frosty
CCEE Stampers - snow and bling
Clearly Inspired - Christmas
Crafty Ann's - Christmas bling
Designed to Delight - let it snow
Forever Friends - christmas and animal
Fun with Shapes and More - punch/cold as ice
Incy Wincy - trees
Kaboodle Doodles - bundle up for winter
Made especially for you - 3 of something (3 designer papers)
Send a Smile 4 Kids - winter fun for kids
Simon Says - anything goes
Speedy the Cat - favorite embellies (gems and ribbon)
Stamp, Scrap, Doodle - holiday card

Bling it Up!
Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, December 2, 2011

Holiday Ants

Oh those ants!

The Creative Details:
Image: Doodle Pantry
Colors: Copic Markers in tonal grey, leaf green, willow, powder blue
Embellishments: fringe,silver and diamond stickles, tinsel glitter, satin bow
Techniques: paper piecing

The Challenges:
Addicted to Stamps - Christmas card
Bah Humbug - Christmas critters
Crafty Ann's - Christmas bingo (ribbon, bauble, silver)
Crafty Catz - colors of Christmas/sparkle
Craft your Passion - tis the season
Cupcake Craftroom - traditional christmas
Divas By design - anything goes
Forever Friends - Christmas, plus animal
Paper Shelter - anything goes
Paper Variety - include an ornament
Raise the Bar - Looking like Christmas
Ribbon Reel - anything goes
Sassy Studios - sparkle
Scrapbook Sisters - anything goes
Scrap-Creations - Christmas
Simon Says - anything goes

Watch out for the ants!
Stay Warm Harted,