Monday, May 23, 2022

The PIP Challenge #2221

 


The PIP Challenge #2221 is sponsored by 


For my card I used Gorgeous Geisha from the sponsor.

We hope you'll share your cards/projects with us at The PIP Challenge #2221.

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Sparkles Monthly Challenge #152

 


The Sparkles Monthly Challenge theme is "floral frenzy."

For my card I used designer paper to create the floral panel and a sentiment from a Unity Stamp Company stamp set.

We hope you'll share your "floral frenzy" cards/projects with us at The Sparkles Monthly Challenge.

Peace on Earth Christmas Challenge

 


Peace on Earth Christmas Challenge is always anything Christmas goes!

For my card I used the following:
Paper Napkin technique
Red Cardstock
Stampin Up Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set
Spellbinders One Love One Heart banner die

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

Additional Inspiration:


Saturday, May 14, 2022

Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge

 


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

For my card I used the following:
White, Black Cardstock
Inkadinkado Creepy Wine Label stamp for the sentiment
Circle Punch negative and blending brush for the background
CheeryLynn Designs Twisted Tree Die
Distress Inks and Versafine Clair Nocturne ink

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

More Inspiration:




CYHTP Embossing Folder Challenge - Flowers

 


The Can You Handle the Pressure (CYHTP) Embossing Folder Challenge theme is Flowers.

For my slimline card I used the following:
White and Black Cardstock; Green Cardstock
Spellbinders Big Dot Slimline Embossing Folder
PoppyStamps Delightful Daisy Die
Penny Black Garden Edger Die
Unity Hello Die
Stampin Up Butterfly Punch
Technique used:  Embedded Images by first layering all the die cut images onto the black panel then placing the panel into the embossing folder.  The butterflies were added after embedding the images for dimension.

We hope you'll share your cards/projects with us using an embossing folder and flower theme at

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge Theme - Pink

 



For my card I used the following:

Divinity Designs Apron & Tools Dies
Stampin Up Pink Gingham DSP
SU Simply Marbleous DSP
Flower from stash
White Cardstock
Stmpin Up Pink Grosgrain Ribbon
Sentiment from Stampin Up Color & Contour stamp set

We hope you'll share your crards/projects with us using the theme "Pink" at


Monday, May 9, 2022

The PIP Challenge #2219

 


The PIP Challenge #2219 is sponsored by


For my card I used Tiger Lily digi stamp from the sponsor.

We hope you will share your cards/projects with us at the
PIP Challenge #2219 for a chance to win a $6.00 gift code from the sponsor.


Monday, May 2, 2022

Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge

 


Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge is always anything Halloween goes!  We are a year-round Halloween Challenge!

For my card I used the following:

Black Cardstock
White Cardstock
Gold Metallic Cardstock
Red Poster Board
Frantic Stamper Spider Web Card Panel Die
Martha Stewart Spider Punch
Stampin Up Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp
Spellbinders One Love One Heart Banner die

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

Additional Inspiration:


Sunday, May 1, 2022

Peace on Earth Christmas Challenge

 


The Peace on Earth Christmas Challenge is always anything Christmas goes!

For my card I used the following:
Stampin Up Sage Shadow Cardstock
Stampin Up Whimsy Wonder DSP
Stampin Up Prefectly Plaid stamp set for sentiment
Versafine Clair Nocturne ink

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

Additional Inspiration:

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge - April Showers Bring May Flowers

 


The Sisterhood of Crafters challenge theme is "April Showers Bring May Flowers."

For my card I used the following:
PTI Spring Moss Cardstock
100% Cotton Watercolor paper
Unity No Rain. No Flowers. stamp set
Unity February 2021 KOTM A Beautiful Mindset for the sentiment
Spellbinders Grand Labels Four Dies
Zig Clean Color Real Brush pens
Aqua Painter
White Acrylic paint for splatter
Gina K Designs Amalgam ink
Versafine Clair Nocturne Ink
Wink of Stella Clear Glitter pen

We hope you'll share your "April Showers Bring May Flowers" with us at


Monday, April 25, 2022

The PIP Challenge #2217

 


The PIP Challenge #2217 is sponsored by


They've offered a $20 Gift Code


For my mini slimline card I used the following:

CAS-UAL Fridays Flower Duo and Sassy Smile Duo Stamps & Dies

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

Saturday, April 23, 2022

Can You Handle the Pressure Embossing Folder Challenge

 


The Can You Handle the Pressure Embossing challenge theme is "pastels."

For my card I used the following:

White Cardstock, Green Metallic Cardstock, Lavender DP from stash, Yellow Green Cardstock
Happy Birthday Embossing Folder
Unity Stamp Company Scallop Rectangle Die
PTI flower Die
Circle Punch to create the leaves
Adhesive Pearl

We hope you'll share with us your cards/projects with us using the CYHTP pastels challenge.

Sunday, April 17, 2022

Peace on Earth Christmas Challenge

 


The Peace on Earth Christmas is always anything Christmas goes!

For my card I used the following:

Divinity Designs Shine Bright Paper Pad
Memory Box Merry Christmas Die
Lawn Fawn Cross-stitched Rectangle Die

We hope you'll share your Christmas card/projects with us at the


Here's some silver and gold inspiration:



Thursday, April 14, 2022

Two Old Bats Halloween Mid-month Challenge

 


Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge is always anything Halloween Goes!

For my card I used the following:
Rust Cardstock, Black Cardstock
Debbie Mumm Harvest & Holiday DP
Unity You Witch! stamp set
Unity Scallops & Rectangle Die
Copic Markers
Silver Pearls

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

More inspiration:




Wednesday, April 13, 2022

The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge - Slimline Card

 


The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge theme is "slimline card."

For my mini slimline card I used the following:
White Cardstock, Black Cardstock
Gina K Designs Lovely Lotus Stamp set
Gina K Designs Lovely Lotus Dies
Gina K Designs Amalgam ink
PrismaColor Pencils and Gamsol with blending stump
Versafine Clair Nocturne ink
Dimensionals
Glue Gloss pen
Stampin Up Dazzling Diamonds Glitter
Stampin Up Rhinestones

We hope you'll share your slimline cards with us at

Monday, April 11, 2022

The PIP Challenge #2215

 


The PIP Challenge #2215 is sponsored by


For my card I used Lawn Fawn How You Bean? stamp set and dies.

We hope you'll share your cards/projects with us at
The PIP Challenge #2215 for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate from the sponsor!


Saturday, April 9, 2022

Can You Handle the Pressure Challenge - Easter

 


The focus is to use an embossing folder and can also use wet embossing along with it!

For my card I used the following:
White Cardstock, Stampin Up Bashful Blue Cardstock, Green Cardstock, Assorted Pastel Cardstock, Gray Shimmer Cardstock
Cloud Embossing Folder, Bashful Blue ink, and Brayer (technique: colored inside of the folder before running it through my machine to give the sky color background and white puffy clouds)
Sizzix Easter Sentiments Dies
Large Rabbit from CheeryLynn Designs Spring Basket die
Small Rabbit from Lawn Fawn
The Easter sentiment was created using the Faux Embossing technique using the die and packing tape to give it the appearance of wet embossing

We hope you'll share your Easter themed cards/projects with us using an embossing folder at the CYHTP Challenge.


Sunday, April 3, 2022

Peace on Earth Christmas Challenge

 


Peace on Earth Chritsmas Challenge is always anything Christmas Goes!

For my card I used the following:
Black Cardstock
Watercolor Paper for candles
Stampin Up Peaceful Place DSP
Sizzix Window Die
Memory Box Glowing Candles Die
Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens

We hope you'll share your Christmas cards/projects with us at Peace on Earth Christmas Challenge.

Additional Inspiration:




Saturday, April 2, 2022

Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge - Anything Goes

 


Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge is Halloween anything goes all year long!

For my card I used the following:
White Cardstock
Black Cardstock
DP from stash
Impression Obsession Halloween Hill Die
sentiment from Mark's Finest Papers Going Batty stamp set (retired)

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

Additional Inspiration



Monday, March 28, 2022

The PIP Challenge #2213

 


The PIP Challenge #2213 is sponsored by


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


Saturday, March 26, 2022

Can You Handle the Pressure Embossing Folder Challenge

 


The Can You Handle the Pressure Embossing Folder Challenge theme is to use the color green.

For my card I used the following:

PTI Spring Moss Cardstock
Green and Black Cardstock
Taylored Expressions Burlap Embossing Folder
Memory Box Fauntleroy Crest Die
CheeryLynn Designs Butterfly Die
Pearl gems

We hope you'll share your cards/projects using embossing folders and the color green with us at

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge - Focus on the Sentiment

 


The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge theme is to focus on the sentiment.

For my card I used the following:
White Cardstock
DSP from my stash
The negative from a heart die to create the stencil
Hero Arts Red to Pink Ombre ink
Stampin Up More Love stamp
Versafine Clair Nocturne ink
Copic Markers
Adhesive Pearls

We hope you'll share your focus on the sentiment cards/projects with us at




Sunday, March 20, 2022

Peace on Earth Christmas Challenge

 


Peace on Earth Christmas Challenge is anything Christmas Goes!

For my card I used the following:
White Cardstock
Blue Cardstock
Stampin up Northern Flurry Embossing Folder
Stampin Up Greeting Card Kids stamp
Copic Markers
Clear Wink of Stella Glitter pen

We hope you'll share your Christmas cards with us at Peace on Earth Christmas Challenge.

Here's a mood board for additional inspiration:




Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The Sparkles Monthly Challenge - for the guys

 


Created for the Sparkles Monthly Challenge theme "for the men."

The Super Hero stamp & die are from MFT; stars punched from SU star punch.
Background used a star embossing folder.

We hope you'll share your guy cards/projects with us at The Sparkles Monthly Challenge.

Monday, March 14, 2022

The PIP Challenge #2211

 


The PIP Challenge 2211 is sponsored by



We hope you'll share your cards/projects with us at The PIP Challenge for a chance to win a prize from our sponsor!


Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge Mid Month

 


Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge is always "anything Halloween Goes!"

For my card I used the following:
Cardstock:  Black, Green, Yellow, Purple, White
Acetate
Sizzix Jar of Flowers Die
Sizzix Entomology Dies
Paper Studio Web Embossing Folder
Sentiment from JessicaLynn Original Brentwood Halloween Stamp set
Versafine Clair Nocturne ink

We are a year-long Halloween Challenge!  We hope you'll share your Haloween cards/projects with us at Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge.

Here's a little more inspiration:




Saturday, March 12, 2022

Can You Handle the Pressure Challenge Theme Plaid

 



Cardstock:  White, Turquoise, Black
Cuttlebug Anna Griffin Plaid Embossing Folder
MFT Stitched Scallop Edge
Really Reasonable Ribbon
Simon Says Stamp Beautiful Day set for sentiment
Embellishment created using scrap of lace and flowers from stash

We hope you'll share your embossing folder cards with us using the plaid theme at



Wednesday, March 9, 2022

The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge - Use an OLD Stamp

 


The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge theme is to Use an OLD Stamp and mention approximate how old it is.

For my card I used the following:

White Cardstock, Pink Cardstock
Divinity Designs Serenty Snowflakes DSP
Stampin Up Bear Necessities Stamp set (I purchased this stamp set when it was first released 
approx. 23 years ago)
Unity Scallops & Rectangles Dies
Stampin Up gems

We hope you'll share your cards/projects using an OLD stamp with us at



Sunday, March 6, 2022

Peace on Earth Christmas Challenge

 


Peace on Earth Christmas Challenge is always anything Christmas goes!

For my card I used the following:

White Cardstock, Red Cardstock
Stampin Up Frosted Frames die
Dee's Distinctively Festive Words Dies
Poinsettias embellishments from Hobby Lobby

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

More Inspiration:


Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge

 


Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge is always anything Halloween Goes!

For my Tower Pinwheel Fold card I used the following:
Black, Green, White Cardstock
Designer Paper from stash
Stampin Up Hallows Night Magic stamp set
Stampin Up Halloween Magic Dies
Scary Cat Punch
Spider Punch

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

More Inspiration:






Saturday, February 26, 2022

Can You Handle the Pressure? Challenge - Spring

 


Spring is in the air!  Spring is the theme at Can You Handle the Pressure Challenge blog.
Your cards/projects must use an embossing folder for dry embossing and if you choose you can also add some wet embossing!

For my card I did the double dry embossing technique using two different embossing folders.
I used the following product to create my card:
White Cardstock
Gold Poster Board
Darice Small Diamond Embossing Folder
Darice Large Daisy Embossing Folder
Bo Bunny Flutter Die

We hope you'll share your embossed cards/projects with us using the challenge theme Spring at


Wednesday, February 23, 2022

The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge - Favorite Pet

 


I truly have no pets, but if I did, I would have a few "paw-some kitties!

For my card I used the following:
Pink cardstock white cardstock
Unity Love Kitties DSP
Unity Talk to the Paw stamp set
Unity Scallops & Rectangles Dies
Versafine Clair Nocturne ink
Gina K Designs Amalgam black

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