Wednesday, September 22, 2021

The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge - Stencil

 


The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge theme is to use a stencil.

For my card I used the following:
Crumb Cake Cardstock to create a slimline card
Unity Stamp Company Tulip Stencil
Distress Inks to color the stencil
Let Your Wishes Fly for stentiment
Nuvo Glitter Pen mixed with water for splatter

We hope you'll share your stenciled cards/projects with us at




Tuesday, September 21, 2021

The Sparkles Monthly Challenge - Autumn Colors

 


The Sparkles Monthly Challenge theme is Autumn Colors.

For my card I used Really Rust cardstock and a paper napkin to create the background.
The sentiment is from a retired MFP (Mark's Finest Papers) stamp set.

We hope you'll share your autumn colors cards/projects with us at

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Two Old Bats Mid-month Halloween Challenge

 


Two Old Bats Mid-month Halloween Challenge theme is anything Halloween goes!

For my card I used the following:
Orange & Black Cardstock; Designer Paper from stash
Spellbinders Pumpkin Dies
Button from stash
Frantic Stamper Bird on Willow for leafy stem die
Martha Stewart Grass Border Punch

We hope you'll share your anything Halloween cards/projects with us at the



Monday, September 13, 2021

PIP Challenge #2137

 


PIP Challenge #2137 is being sponsored by the PIP Challenge offering a $5.00 gift certificate to Mo's Digital Pencil.

For my card I used the pre-colored digi image Winnie from Mo's Digital Pencil.

We hope you'll share your cards/projects with us at The PIP Challenge #2137.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge - CAS (cute and simple)

 


The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge theme is CAS (cute and simple).

For my card I used the following:
Divinity Designs Mini Slimline Dies
Stampin Up Snailed It stamps and dies
The background was created by scribbling Bianyo Alcohol Markers on YUPO paper and then using a pipette to  drip and spread 91% alcohol over it

We hope you'll share your "cute and simple" cards/projects with us at


Thursday, September 2, 2021

Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge - anything Halloween goes

 


Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge is anything Halloween Goes!

For my card I used the following:
Mark's Finest Papers (MFP) Pirates 2 stamp set (fussy cut the image)
MFP What a Scream stamp set for sentiment
(note:  MFP is no longer in business)
Newton's Nook Circle Frame Die
DSP is retired from Stampin Up

We hope you'll share your anything Halloween with us at Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge.


Wednesday, August 25, 2021

The Sisterhood of Crafters - The Greatest Show On Earth!

 


The Sisterhood of Crafters challenge theme is"The Greatest Show on Earth! (card/project should have a circus theme).

For my card I used the following:
Frantic Stamper Circus Tent die
Frantic Stamper Small Clown Die
Frantic Stamper Double Fishtail Label die
Sizzix Zig Zag Circle Die
Frantic Stamper Circus Stamp set for sentiment
Versafine Clair Nocturne
Ticket from a roll of tickets
Bianyo Markers

A short story for the reason I chose this challenge theme!
I live 40 minutes from Peru, Indiana.  Peru has been labeled the "Circus Capital of the World."
If interested in learning more about Peru, Indiana and its connection to the circus, it's just a google away!

We hope you'll share your circus themed cards/projects with us at The Sisterhood of Crafters.

Monday, August 16, 2021

The Sparkles Monthly Challenge - Monochromatic

 


The Sparkles Monthly Challenge theme is "monochromatic."

For my card I used the following:
Unity Stamp Company Whispy Prairie stamp set & Love Story background stamp
Tim Holtz Brick Stencil
Sahara Sand ink; Sahara Sand Cardstock
Gray Gems

We hope you'll share your monochromatic cards/projects with us at

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Two Old Bats Mid-month Halloween Challenge

 



For my card I used the following:
Green Cardstock base
White Cardstock, Designer paper from my stash
Newton's Nook Circle Frames dies
JessicaLynnOriginal Halloween Cupcake stamp set
Memento Black ink, Versafine Clair Nocturne ink
Enamel Dots

We hope you'll share your Halloween cards/projects with us at

Mood Board Inspiration:








Wednesday, August 11, 2021

The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge - Leaf it to Chance

 


The Sisterhood of Crafters challenge theme is "Leaf it to Chance."  (use leaves on your card/project)

For my card, I used the following:
White Cardstock, Unity Black Licorice Cardstock
Washi Tape
Memento Black ink; Versafine Clair Nocturne
Unity Falling Heart stamp set
EK Success Border Punch
SU Heart Punch
Bianyo Markers
SU ladybug trinket

We hope you'll share your Leaf/leaves cards/projects with us at 

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Altenew Ultimate Challenge Blog Hop

 Welcome to the Altenew Ultimate Challenge Blog Hop!




To create my card I used the following Altenew products:

Altenew Organic Lace Embossing Folder
(added some distress ink to the folder, spritzed with water before embossing)

Altenew Wild Hibiscus stamp set and dies
Altenew 36 Half Pans Pan Watercolors and Water Brush
sentiment from Altenew Sweet Peas stamp set

Prizes

$250 in total prizes! To celebrate this fantastic blog hop, Altenew is giving away $25 gift certificates to TEN lucky winners. Winners will be chosen at random from the comments left on any of the blogs listed below and will be announced on the Altenew blog on September 5th, 2021.



Special Offer 

FREE U.S. shipping with code HAPPY08A8 or $5 OFF international shipping with code SHOPPING08A8 at checkout on orders over $39 from 8/10/2021 at 12:01 am EDT to 8/11/2021 at 11:59 pm EDT. Shop here: https://altenew.com/collections/all-altenew-products Not valid on prior purchases. Cannot be combined with other promo codes.


The Altenew Card Blog, is hosting the blog hop



Thursday, August 5, 2021

Double D Challenge - Mason Jar

 


I'm playing along in the Double D Challenge theme "Mason Jar."

For my card I used the following:
White Cardstock
Unity Stamp Co. Love Kitties Designer Paper
Variety of Washi Tape
Jar from Heartfelt Creations Jean Pocket/Ball Can set
Momento Black Ink, Pastel Chalks
PTI Tiny Tags Die, Stampin Up Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp
Twine, Ribbon, Recollections Flower


 Mood Board for inspiration:



Monday, August 2, 2021

The PIP Challenge #2131

 


The PIP Challenge #2131 is sponsored by


For my card I used Mushroom Fairy digi image provided by the sponsor.
Image colored using Copic Markers; cardbase and image panel are 
Spellbinders Grand Calibur Scallop Oval Nestabilities dies.

We hope you'll share your cards/projects with us at The PIP Challenge #2131.


Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge - Anything Halloween Goes

 


Two Old Bats Halloween challenge is always "anything Halloween goes!"

For my card I used the following:
Newton's Nook Spooky Roundabout Stamp set
Newton's Nook Circle Frame Dies
Newton's Nook Banner Trio Die
Memento Black ink, Versafine Clair Nocturne ink, Bianyo Markers
Black, White cardstock; designer papers from my stash

We hope you'll share your Halloween cards/projects with us at

Here is an inspirational mood board to help:



Saturday, July 31, 2021

Paper A La Mode Challenge - Summer

 


The Outlawz Paper A La Mode Challenge theme is "summer."

The sponsor is

WE ARE 3 DIGITAL SHOP

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For my card I created a mini slimline card using the following from the sponsor

Sentiment -- Itty Bitty Summer
Papers -- Cone Flower Love

We hope you'll share your summer themed cards projects with us at

The Outlawz Paper A La Mode Challenge.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge - The Ocean is Calling

 


The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge theme is "the ocean is calling."

For my card I used the following:
Unity Stamp Company Adella Girl stamp
sentiment from Unity January 2018 SMAK kit
Prima Tag
Hero Arts Inks
Blending Brushes
Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens
Water Brush
Cheapo Dies Turtle
Impression Obsession Fishnet Die
Crystal Gems
Starfish Charm

We hope you'll share your "ocean is calling" cards/projects with us at The Sisterhood of Crafters.


Thursday, July 22, 2021

Double D Challenge - Colors of Summer

 



For my card I used the following:
White Cardstock to created the mini slimline cardbase
Arches Hot Press Watercolor Paper
Colorful panel created using Distress Oxide Inks: Dusty Concord, Picked Raspberry, and 
Cracked Pistachio.  Using the hot press watercolor paper I first tapped the inkpads onto my craft mat then spritzed using Sheer Shimmer Gold Spray in place of water (technique found in the Technique Junkies newsletter).
Unity Stamp Company Sweet Summertime stamp set (image stamped using Memento Black ink; sentiment stamped using DOX Cracked Pistachio.)
Image colored using Copic Markers
Gina Maria Designs Stitched Banner Die; Frantic Stamper Fishtail Label die with the fishtail ends cut off to create a rectangle shape.
Crystal Gems to Embellish


Fun Challenge using the colors from Double D Challenge inspiration board


Monday, July 19, 2021

The PIP Challenge #2129

 


The PIP Challenge #2129 is sponsored by

For my card I used the Be a Unicorn stamp set provided by the sponsor.
I stamped the image using versamark ink and then tapped over the image using pearlescent chalks.

We hope you'll share your cards/projects with us at The PIP Challenge #2129.

Saturday, July 17, 2021

The Outlawz Paper A La Mode Challenge - Black and White

 


The Paper A La Mode Challenge theme is "black and white."
Our sponsor is

WE ARE 3 DIGITAL SHOP

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For my card I used the following provided by the sponsor:

Papers - Mostly Dots

Printable - Floral Mums

Sentiments - All Occasions

We hope you'll share your black and white cards and projects with us at

The Paper A La Mode Challenge


Thursday, July 15, 2021

Sparkles Monthly Challenge - Outdoor Fun

 


 The Sparkles Monthly Challenge theme is Outdoor Fun.

Pink is my favorite color and I really had fun playing with a hulahoop as a kid.  Truly Outdoor Fun!
The image is from digi stamp boutique.   I colored the image using Prisma Colored Pencils; DP papers from Cloud9 Designer Paper; floral embellishments from Recollections crochet flowers; Prima Crystal Flourish, Swiss dotted embossing folder, pink gingham ribbon, and PTI gingham background stamp.

We hope you'll share your Outdoor Fun with us at The Sparkles Monthly Challenge.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Four Seasons Design Team Call

 


This is one of my favorite creations ... a CAS (clean and simple) autumn themed watercolor card using dies to create the cardbase and layering panel.

I'm entering my card in the Four Seasons Design Team Call.

I used the following to create my card:
Spellbinders Grand Label4 Nestabilities Dies
Unity Stamp Company Pumpkin Blossoms Stamp set
Zig Clean Color Real Brush watercolor pens
Aqua Brush
Versafine black Ink

Details of the design team call can be found at Four Seasons Challenge Blog.




The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge - Dry or Heat Emboss

 


The Sisterhood of Crafters challenge theme is "dry or heat emboss."

For my card I used dry embossing with the following:
White Cardstock, Green Cardstock
Darice Embossing Folder
Lawn Fawn Cross-stitch Rectangle Die
Hero Arts Inks
Blending Brushes
Sanding Block
Tim Holtz Quote Quip
BoBunny Flutters Die

We hope you'll share your dry or heat embossed cards with us at 

Two Old Bats Mid-Month Challenge

 


You can find additional Halloween inspiration on Two Old Bats Mid-month Challenge!

For my card I used the following:
Recollections Halloween Boo Paper Pad
Martha Stewart Cat Punch
Spellbinders Pumpkins Die (face on die was fussy cut from one of the papers in the Halloween Boo Paper Pad)

This was an "easy-peasy" card using the design from the paper pad as the main card colors/images.

Additional Inspiration:





Monday, July 5, 2021

The PIP Challenge #2127

 


The PIP Challenge #2127 is sponsored by Newton's Nook Designs.


For my card I used the following:
Newton's Nook Loves Coffee Stamp set
Newton's Nook Loves Coffee Dies
Newton's Nook Circle Frames Die
Cardstock and Paper from my stash

We hope you'll share your anything goes cards/projects with us at The PIP Challenge #2127.


Friday, July 2, 2021

Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge

 


Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge is anything goes Halloween!

For my card I used the following:
White Cardstock
Recollections Halloween Boo Paper Pad
Sentiment from Newton's Nook Spooky Roundabout stamp set
Newton's Nook Banner Trio Dies
Martha Stewart Cat Punch
Spellbinders Pumpkin die

We hope you'll share your anything Halloween cards/projects with us at Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge.

Mood Board for Inspiration:




Wednesday, June 23, 2021

The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge - Anything Goes

 


The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge theme is "anything goes."

For my card I used the following:
White Cardstock, Saharha Sand Cardstock
Saharha Sand Ink
Early Espresso Ink
Versafine Clair Nocturne Ink
Copic Markers
Tim Holtz Brick Stencil
Blending Brush
Stampin Up Enjoy the Moment stamp set
Ranger Letter It stamp set

We hope you'll share your anything goes cards/projects with us at The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge.

Monday, June 21, 2021

The PIP Challenge #2125

 


The PIP Challenge #2125 is sponsored by

For my card the image was provided by the sponsor.

I created a corrugated corner on the layering panel 
using my crimper.  
Die cut image using Penny Black Antique Frame die
Sentiment is from Tim Holtz Quote Quips
Bianyo Markers to color; crystal gems to embellish

We hope you'll share your cards/projects with us at 

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge - Anything with Water

 


The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge theme is "anything water."

For my card I used the following:
White Cardstock
"masking technique" to create the strip of ocean colors using distress inks and blending brush
Cheapo Dies Seahorse die
Unity Stamp Company Cuddlebug Seahorse stamp set
Impression Obsession Fish Net die used as a stencil using Sahara Sand ink and blending brush
Versafine Clair Nocturne ink for sentiment
Pearl Gems
Splatter created using Wink of Stella Clear Sparkle pen mixed with water

We hope you'll share your "anything with water" cards/projects with us at The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge.

Monday, June 7, 2021

The PIP Challenge #2123

 


The PIP Challenge #2123 is sponsored by


For my project I used the PDF version of the Post-it Note bundle.
Designer papers and flower are from my stash

We hope you'll share your cards/projects with us at