Sunday, August 20, 2017

Purrrfect Waves...

Welcome to the Pile it On challenge
Our challenge is recycle and/or for a child.
I am using this fun summer image from our sponsor
Melonheadz!


Creative Details
Image: Melonheadz (surfing cats)
Embellishments: fish stickers, gems, glitter, enamel dots
Inks: Distress Oxide

Challenges
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - creature
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Cardz 4 Galz - cats or kittens
Crafty Animals - anything with animal
Cute Card Thursday - fun in the sun
DL Art August - anything goes
Glitter n' Sparkle - summer holidays
Kitty Bee - anything goes/summer
Love to Scrap - for a child
Simon says - use a sentiment
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Tickled Pink...

I love flamingos.
I always think they are fun and remind
me of long summer days.


Creative Details
Image: Darcie Heater Rubber Stamps
Copics: tender pink, slate
Inks: Distress Oxides
Embellishments: sequins, ribbon, gems, tin pins

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
Crafty Animals - must have animals
Crafty Friends - anything goes
Crafting With friends - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
Fashionable Stamping - use inks
In the Pink - anything goes pink
Moving Along With the Times - "B"
Not Just Cards - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Simon Says - sentiment
The Artistic Stampers - anything goes stamped
The Daisy Chain - anything goes
Through The Craftroom Door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks - sequins
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Wonderful Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Under the Sea...

Welcome to the Creatalicious Challenge.
Our challenge theme is glitter or bling.
Our sponsor is Cute as a Button with darling images!


Creative Details
Image: Cute as a  Button
Copics: cool shadow, pale cobalt green, sand, sepia
Inks: Ranger Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper
Embellishments: gems, glitter, ribbon, stickers, Nuvo drops

Challenges
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafting By Design - anything goes
Crafting with an Attitude - anything goes
Crafting From the heart - anything goes
Createful Hearts - anything goes
Crafty Friends - anything goes
Country View - blues and greens
Crafts Galore encore - anything goes
Daisy Chain - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Ike's World - anything goes/abyss
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Scrappers Delights - anything goes
Stamping Sensations - anything goes
The Fairy and the Unicorn - anything goes/sea
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes



Stay Warm Harted,

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Sip by Sip...

Some times you find a stamp that is just 
too cute and you have to buy. 
This stamp fits in that category and made
for a fun card as I also experimented 
with the new Distress Oxide Inks.


Creative Details
Image: Stamping Bella
Copics, tender pink, cerise, lilac, grey, leaf
Inks: Distress Oxide Inks
Embellishments: gems, glitter, ribbon

Challenges
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - creature
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Craft-dee Bowz - handmade bow
Craft Rocket - animals
Crafty Animals - animals
Crafty Sentiments - pearls or bling
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - anything goes
House of Cards - floral
Little Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Making Memories - anything goes/for the ladies
One Crazy Stamper - favorite things
Paper Craft Happy - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon - use ribbon
Simply Create Too - flowers
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,


Sunday, August 6, 2017

A lemonade day...

Welcome to the August challenge at the
This time our challenge is to recycle something. 
Lucky for me our sponsor is Melonheadz and I was able
to use their Lemonade Stand bundle for my project. I recycled 
a tin lid from the end of can of frozen lemonade and make my
own embellishment!


The Creative Details
Image: Melonheadz
Copics: cashmere, buttercup, napoli, cool shadow
Watercolors
Embellishments: ribbon, enamel dots, glitter, metal lid
Tools: border punch

Challenges
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Classic Design Team Open - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - bow
Crafting With an Attitude - anything goes
Crafts Galore encore - anything goes
Crafting By Design - anything goes
Crazy 4 Challenges - summer
CCC Digi - buttons and/or bows
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
OLLCB - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon - use ribbon
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Simon says Monday - food or drink
Stamping Sensations - anything goes
Sweet Stampin' - summer fun
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Ahoy Bear...

Welcome to the August Challenge at
This month our fabulous sponsor is Bugaboo Stamps
and our theme is "Animals."


Creative Details
Copics: putty, sand, strong red, antwerp blue
Embellishments: gems, stickers, glitter

Challenges
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - creature
Allsorts - colors of your flag
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Bugaboo Crafty Challenge - anything Bugaboo
Crafty Animals - anything with animal
Craft Rocket - animals
Creative Moments - summer fun
Day Dreamer - anything goes
DL.Art August - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Little Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Love to Scrap - for a child
Paper Craft Happy - animal
Paper Creator - for a child
Paper Shelter - anything goes
Send a Smile 4 Kids - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, August 4, 2017

Rose Buds...

Our challenge is always anything goes.
This month our sponsor is Bugaboo Stamps!!


The Creative Details
Copics: lt. peach, tender pink, blush, pale moss
Embellishments: sugared glitter, gems, ribbon

Challenges
Aud Sentiments - no sentiment on front
Bugaboo Crafty Challenge - anything bugaboo
Cardz 4 Galz - pastels
Color Crazy - anything goes
Come and Get It - flowers
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafting with an Attitude - anything goes
CCC Digi - buttons and/or bows
DL Art August - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - anything goes
House of Cards - floral images
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Making Memories - anything goes/for the ladies
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Getting Ready for Beach...

This is a month-long challenge and our theme is
"anything goes." This month I am using a darling 
beach themed card from Pattie's Shop!


Creative Details
Image: Pattie's Creations
Copics: powder blue, crimson, pale moss, sand
Embellishments: glitter, enamel dots, stickers

Challenges
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - creature
Aurora Wings - fur and feathers
Crafty Animals - animals
Craft Rocket - animals
C.R.A.F.T - color inspiration
Creative Moments - summer fun
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Paper Craft Happy - animal
Sasayaki Glitter - colors of the rainbow
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes


Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Collecting Shells...

We are always "anything goes."
Our sponsor is Cute as a Button
and I am using their darling image to make 
this summer themed card.

Creative Details
Image: Cute as a Button (Alana Shell collector)
Copics: migonnette, orange, sand
Embellishments: gems, ribbon, shell stickers


Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Allsorts - photo inspiration
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Class Design Team Open - anything goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - bow
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Crafts Galore encore - anything goes
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Cupcake Inspiration - beach
Crafting with Friends - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Creative Moments - summer fun
Day Dreamer - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon - anything with ribbon
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Sew special..

Welcome to the Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.
This is a month-long challenge and all about using
your patterned papers.


Creative Details
Image: Stampers Anonymous
Copics: putty, sand, mallow
Embellishments: ribbon, buttons, notebook

Challenges
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Classic Design Team - anything goes
Crafting with Friends - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
DL Art August - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - anything goes
HeArtful Stamping - Anything with a stamp
Love to Craft - anything goes
Not Just Cards - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Have a succulent birthday...

Today I am posting a fun birthday card. Everyone seems
to be wild about succulent plants.
So, here is a card using succulents and
 I paper pieced the pot.


Creative Details
Image: Stamps of Life
Colors: Copics and Distress Inks
Embellishments: ribbon enamel dots
Technique: paper piecing

Challenges
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Brown Sugar - layers
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Crafting with friends - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Craftholics R Us - anything goes
Cupcake Inspirations - in the garden
Day Dreamer - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
HeArtful Stamping - anything goes, plus stamp
House That Stamps Built - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
My Time to Craft - in the garden
PIP - anything goes
Ribbon Girls - anything goes plus ribbon
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes
Wonderful Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Seal at Sea...

Welcome to the Pile it On challenge.
This month we are sponsored for the last time by Kenny K
and we are sorry to see them go. Our bonus challenge is use
something with the letter "S"
Also don't forget we are having a design team call this
month so be sure to check out the details.

 Creative Details
Image: Kenny K
Copics: toner grey, petroleum blue
Embellishments: starfish, gems, washi tape, shell, sticker

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
CCC Digi - anything goes
Come and Get It - 2 or more designer papers
Crafty Calendar - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Craft Rocket - anything goes
Crafting With An Attitude - anything goes
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Create and Inspire - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - sea - summer colors
Glitter n sparkle - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Pink Gem - animals
Mix It Up - anything goes
Monochrome Magic - monochromatic
Not Just Cards - anything goes
QKR - by the sea
The Corrosive Challenge - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything with animal

Stay Warm Harted,

Saturday, July 15, 2017

My Own Tent...

Our theme this time is "summer."
This is a two-week challenge and we are sponsored by
Dr. Digi Stamps - they are always fun and quirky.


Creative Details
Hiker Image: Dr. Digi
Sign Image: Imagine That
Copics: crimson, napoli yellow, powder blue, sepia
Inks: Distress Inks
Embellishments: stars 

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
CCC Digi - anything goes
Card Mania - summer fun
Craft Rocket - anything goes
Crafting With friends - anything goes
Create and Inspire - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Imagine That! - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Making Memories Crafting - anything goes/not square
Mix It Up - anything goes
Not Just Cards - anything goes
Oddball Stamps - anything goes - sky of stars
The Corrosive Challenge - anything goes
The Crafty Addicts - humorous
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, July 7, 2017

Ice Cream Trio...

Looks like ice cream is in season!
the theme is "Something Sweet" (food related)
I knew when I saw this trio of ice cream cones it
would make a fun card.


The Creative Details
Copics: pure pink, pistachio, burnt umber
Embellishments: Confetti, glitter, ribbon

The Challenges
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - for a child
Card Mania - summer fun
Classic Design Team - anything goes
Crafty Calendar - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Craft Rocket - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Double D - pastels
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL Art - summer fun
Ike's World - anything goes
Jo's Craft Shack - anything goes
Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
QKR - anything goes
Star in My Pocket - summer celebrations
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted.

1920's ...

This is an "anything goes" challenge.
We are sponsored by the very popular


Creative Details
Image: Rick St.Dennis
Copics: cool grey, putty, mallow, begonia, slate
Embellishments: lace, tag, hat pin, pearls, flowers, glitter
Tools: Die cut (Spellbinders)

Challenges
A Bit More time to Craft - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
Crafty Catz - lace
Crafting With an Attitude - anything goes
Die R Us - layers
DL ART July Linky - anything goes
Everybody Art - lace or pearls
Jos Scrap shack - anything goes
Kitty Bee - girly girl
Love to Craft - anything goes
Morgan's  Art World - anything goes
Paper Creator - anything goes
Pearly Sparkles - girly
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

A Special Wren...

The challenge lasts for two weeks and is
always anything goes.
For this challenge we have Beccy's Place as our prize sponsor.


The Creative Details
Image: Beccy's Place  (superb fairy-wren)
Copics: robins egg, blueberry, currant, willow
Inks: Distress Inks
Embellishments: pearls, ribbon

The Challenges
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Classic Design team - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafty Calendar - anything goes
Crafting By Designs - July anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Craft-Dee BowZ - bows
Creates and makes - anything goes/sentiment
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Jo's Craft Shack - anything goes
Paper Shelter - digital
PIP - anything goes
Ribbon Girls - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Cute...

Welcome to the July challenge for
Dragonfly Dreams!
This month we are "anything goes."
And, our fabulous sponsor is Fabrika Fantasy.


The Creative Details
Image: Fabrika Fantasy (Young Marguerite)
Copics: robin's egg, napoli yellow, sand
Inks: Distress Inks
Embellishments: frame, gems, Nuvo Drops, chipboard bow

The Challenges
A Gem of A Challenge - summer colors
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
International Art and Soul - flowers
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Make My Monday - summer brights
Paper Craft Happy - anything with a girl
Paper Creator - anything goes
Pearly Sparkles - girly
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Stamping Sensations - flowers
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Little Girl's Note...

Welcome this time to a new challenge at the 
The challenge this time is to use primary colors.
Our fabulous sponsor is Kenny K.


The Creative Details
Image: Sugar Pea Rubber stamps
Copics: Crimson, petroleum blue, cashmere
Embellishments: ribbon, enamel dots, flowers, gems
Tools: Die (Spellbinders), leaf punch

The Challenges
4 Crafty Chicks - anything goes
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Classic Design Team - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
CRAFT - add ribbon and sparkle
Craft-Dee BowZ - bows
Cute Card Thursday - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL Art July Linky - anything goes
International Art and soul - flowers
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Paper Craft Happy - anything with a girl
Pearly Sparkles - girly
One Crazy Stamper - anything goes
Make My Monday - summer brights
Simon Says - anything goes
Stamping Sensations - flowers
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Beachcomber Birthday...

Welcome to the July Challenge at the
Our theme is always "patterned paper."
This month I used several different beach-themed
papers for my card.


The Creative Details
Image/Sentiment: DRS Stamps
Embellishments: enamel dots, twine, shells
Inks: Distress Inks

The Challenges
A Gem of a Challenge - summer colors
Addicted to Stamps - summer/beach
Always Fun - fun at beach
Crafting From The Heart - anything goes
Creates and Makes - anything goes/sentiment
DL Art July Linky - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - sea side- summer colors
Glitter n Sparkle - anything goes
Inspiration  Destination - anything goes
heARTful Stamping - anything goes plus a stamp
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Not Just Cards - summer/anything goes
Paper Shelter - summer birthday
The House That Stamps Built - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, June 23, 2017

Mermaid

Welcome to the Creative Fingers challenge.
We are always "anything goes."
This time we are lucky to have two fabulous sponsors:
Elvenstar Art and Bugaboo Stamps!!

I am working this time with an amazing mermaid from
Elvenstar Art by Rebecca Sinz.


The Creative Details
Image: Elvenstar Art
Copics: petroleum blue, cyanine,  pastachio, sand, sepia
Embellishments: ribbon, pearls, sequins, liquid pearls, sticker, glitter
Tools: dies (Spellbinders)

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Artistic Inspirations - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - Bingo (diagonal)
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - beach
Daisy Chain - monochrome
Di's Digis - summer days
DL Art Thursday - summer
Die Cut Divas - summer
Morgan's Art World - anything goes
My Time to Craft - summer
PIP - anything goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon - summer
Sisterhood of Crafters - anything goes
The Fairy and the Unicorn - summer solstice
The Ribbon Girl - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Celebrate...

Welcome to the Pile it On Challenge. 
Our bonus challenge this month is birthdays!
And, we always need more birthday cards!
Our fabulous sponsor is --  Bugaboo Stamps


The Creative Details
Image: Bugaboo Stamps
Copics: powder blue, robin's egg, begonia, putty, crimson
Embellishments: ribbon, prills, gems
Tools: Punch

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
Artistic Inspirations - anything goes/option dies
Aud Sentiments - bingo (diagonal)
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Catch the Bug- Bingo (diagonal)
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafting By Designs - things with wings
Crafty Catz - anything goes/spots or stripes
Cute Card Thursday - pinks
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
In the Pink - cake
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Mod Squad - square card
PIP - anything goes
The Cutie Pie Challenge - creatures great and small
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Wonderful Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Beach Time...

It's challenge time at the Creatalicious Challenge.
We are "anything goes" and  our optional theme is 
dies or punches. Our special sponsor (super cute images) this time is:


The Creative Details:
Image: Polkadoodles (floating)
Copics: cerise, napoli yellow, powder blue, ocean
Embellishments: Nuvo Drops, liquid pearls, enamel dots, stickers, glitter
Tools: Dies (Spellbinders)

The Challenges
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Allsorts - two or more dies
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes/option dies
Color Crazy - anything goes
Classic Design Team - anything goes for a DT
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafting With friends - anything goes
Creative Ladybirds - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - summer
Dare to Be Artsy - summer
Die Cut Divas - summer fun
Digi Choosday - anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks - summer activities
Glitter n Sparkle - bright colors
Incy Wincy - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Not Just Cards - summer/anything goes
Mod Squad - square card
Paper Craft Happy - anything goes/options summer love
PIP - anything goes
Rubbernecker Stamps - summer
Simply Create Too - summer
Sisterhood of Crafters - anything goes
The Crafty Addicts - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,