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Thursday, 28 November 2013

Love Never Melts

Good day my lovelies!

It's Thursday, so that mean's it's time for another challenge over at Creative Knockouts

Our theme this week is TIC-TAC-TOE 1,2,3


BOSSING
DISTRESSING
SHAPED CARD
STAMPS
SENTIMENT
DIES
FLOWERS
PEARLS/BLING
RIBBON/TWINE

You pick 1 from row 1, 2 from row 2 and 3 from row 3. 

Our amazing sponsor this week is:

http://www.sillydillybeans.blogspot.ca/


I went Horizontally~ 
Shaped card
 stamps & sentiments
flowers, pearls and twine.

I used the adorable #525 Three Penguins.


CS is from American Crafts and DP is "Special Delivery" from Echo Park Designs.
"Ribbon Loop" Martha Stewart Round-the-Page punch was used for the top shape on the easel card.

Sentiments are from Close to my heart "Flakey Friends" and "Frosted".

I colored the image with SN markers and used white Enamel Accents on fur trim. Pink liquid pearls was used on the scarf.

Poinsettia's from Michaels, Snowflakes from Recollections, Silver Pearls are from Close to My Heart and the button and twine are from my stash. 

Have fun with this challenge and check out my  teamies  amazing creations for more inspiration. 
Happy Craftin'!

~hugs~
Amy

Wednesday, 27 November 2013

GDT- Freshly Brewed Challenges Week 4

Happy Wednesday my crafty friends! This is my last submission as a GDT for Freshly Brewed Challenges for the month of November!

It's been a pleasure being a guest designer this month for Heather and Freshed Brewed Challenges. I've had a fabulous time and made some amazing friends. So thank you for what has been an amazing experience!~Big Hugs~

Ok back to business...

The theme this month is: LET IT SNOW or CHRISTMAS

You can play with any image and it's a month long challenge, so you still  have a few days left to play along! 



The amazing prize this month is 3 digi's from 
http://freshbreweddesigns.com/

So this week I thought what could I give my Coffee/Tea lovin' friend to make her smile since I can't see or shop with her? Well besides the obvious..a Hot Cuppa ..it's just hard to mail liquids...Canada Post frowns upon it. hehehe

So here's what I came up with~ A Latte card with a Matching Mini Purse with tea inside~Mmmmmmm!
 I used
WARM AND COZY LATTE DIGITAL STAMP

I LOVE YOU A LATTE DIGITAL SENTIMENT




I colored the image with SN Markers and some pink buttons. I used pop dots for dimension on the image. Used my scalloped Dies from Spellbinders with some grey pearls.
CS is from American Crafts and the paper is from Upsy Daisy Designs. Velvet Ribbon and buttons from my stash.






Inside of the card:


Treat Bag:





So now to mail it and have her call me so we can chat on the phone with a nice hot cuppa tea!

You still have time to join in this month's challenge...SO COME AND JOIN IN THE FUN  HERE!

Need an image? Stop by The Fresh Brewed Designs Shop!


USE THE CODE "SNOW" at checkout to 

receive 35% off your digi orders all month long! 

I'd like to enter the following challenges:

613 Avenue Create- #47- Anything Goes

Craft Sentiments Designs Challenge: Anything Goes (Nov 25) 

Inky Chicks Challenge #18- Buttons, Bows and Bling 

LEJ Designs Challenge #81 - Buttons Bows or Beads 

Party Time Tuesdays #148- Anything Goes 

Through The Craft Room Door Challenge Nov. 26th to Dec. 2nd- Anything Goes

Crafting From The Heart Challenge #1- Anything Goes

Lady Anne's Challenge #8- More than 1 Layer

Love to Create Challenges #93 - 3 of your Favorite Embellishments  Mine are Pearls, Ribbon and Buttons! OOoo how I love Buttons. ;o)


Thank you for stopping by and Happy Craftin'!

~hugs~

Amy

Monday, 25 November 2013

A Vintage Thank You!

Happy Monday!
It's time for another challenge over at

Our theme for Challenge #90 is:

Thanksgiving/Give Thanks

Our lovely sponsor this week is:

http://www.etsy.com/shop/sugarkissedcottage
   Prize: 4 Digi's of choice
The Sugar Kissed Cottage is where you will find vintage and art deco inspired digital stamps to fuel your crafty side! 


 So I went with a vintage feel for my card. 

I used soft backing paper from DCWV and inked a doily with Tea Stained Distress ink and cut in half and layered it. The velvet flower is from Recollections and the 2 pink/white ones are Prima Flowers.

I colored the image with SN Markers and Inked it with Distress Ink in "Victorian Velvet". 



I finished it off with satin Ribbon, pearls and Sentiment  from Close to my heart which was stamped with Victorian Velvet and brown.


I'd like to enter the following challenges:
Bunny Zoe Crafts- November Challenge- Shabby Chic/Vintage

Crafting from the Heart- Challenge #1- Anything Goes

613 Avenue Create- #47- Anything Goes

My Craft Creations Challenge 18th-30th November

Path of Positivity Challenge #8--THANKFULNESS

The Paper Girls Challenge #44- Time to give THANKS

The Pink Elephant Challenge #227- Be Thankful



Be sure to check out my teamies blogs for more fantastic inspiration!

Thank you for stopping by and Happy Craftin'!

~hugs~
Amy 

Sunday, 24 November 2013

A Ducky Christmas!!

Hello my lovelies!

It's time for  Deedee's Digi's- Digi of the Month Challenge!

She's done it again with the Super Cute November Digi of the Month 




How can you resist playing with such a fun, adorable image?


I colored the image with SN Markers and Silver Gellyroll marker. I used Diamond Stickles for the snow. 

Here's a closer look at the image:

Here's the inside of the card with a sentiment from "Daniels Tree" Pack.



I used the sketch from Feeling Sketchy #74, I loved the CAS design. 



I'd like to enter this Ducky of a Card into the following Challenges:


Deedee's Digi's- Digi of the Month Challenge- November


 Feeling Sketchy #74

Stay Crafty my Friends!

~hugs~

Amy

Robyn's Fetish Challenge #187- VINTAGE STYLE

Hello my lovely fellow bloggers!

For Challenge #187 over at Robyn's Fetish Challenge the theme this week is:

VINTAGE STYLE

Our amazing sponsor this week is:
http://createwithtlc-createwithtlc.blogspot.ca/
  Prize: $12 Gift Certificate to the store

I had the pleasure of working with Things Missed Vintage Set 2. These images are so sweet and adorable!

Ok, I don't ever do Vintage cards, so when this theme came around I started sweating immediately. hehehe So a good friend of mine, Susan, gave me some pointers on making cards look vintage. I hope you like my first attempt. 

I colored the image in SN markers, but I wanted to make it soft and look like it was vintage, and I love how it turned out!


For this card I used my Distressing tool on the edges...it was a first for that too. Think it could have used more! lol. I also Inked all the edges with Tea Stain Distress Ink.

Card Recipe:
CS: Recollections Kraft
DP: DCWV
Coloring Medium:SN Markers
Ink: Tea Stain Distress Ink
Dies: Savannah Border and Delicate Chain from Memory Box
Flowers: Recollections and Prima Flowers
Embellies: Liquid Pearls in Platinum Pearl & Buttercup Yellow, Button from Recollections

I can't wait to see your creations this week! Be sure to check out the amazing creations from my teamies too!

I'd like to enter the following challenges:



Happy Craftin'!

~hugs~

Amy

 



CWWC #58- WINTER

Good morning everyone!

It's time for a new challenge over at Crafting When We Can Challenges

Our theme for Challenge #58 is WINTER.

Our amazing sponsor is 
http://www.fitztown.com/
Check Challenge blog for prize info. 

I used Winter 10 for my card this challenge. And can I say how sweet this image is???


I colored the image with SN markers. Used "Diamond" Stickles and White Liquid Pearls for snow.

Here's a closer look at the image.

The Sentiment is #0199 Winter Wonderland from Molly Blooms.
I used Brilliance Rocket Red Gold ink. 


I used the sketch from Sweet Sketch Wednesday #233

Card Recipe:
CS: DCWV (White Glitter Base card) & Red & White from Recollections
Image: Winter 10 from Fitztown
Coloring Mediums: SN Markers, Liquid Pearls, Stickles and  Brilliance Rocket Red Gold ink
EF: Snowflakes from Cuttlebug
Dies: Scalloped Oval and Fleur De Lis Squares from Spellbinders
Embellies: Glitter tape from American Crafts and  White Frosty Gems from Recollections.

I'd like to enter the following Challenges:

Be sure to check out my teamies blogs for more inspirations this week, they are FANTASTIC.

Thank you for stopping by and Happy Craftin'!

~hugs~
Amy


Thursday, 21 November 2013

GDT for THE CRAFT CHALLENGE

Happy Thursday Everyone! I'm very excited... Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps is sponsoring the  C.R.A.F.T. Challenge and I am a GDT this challenge from the Robyn's Fetish Design Team!! 

I just want to Thank the
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge for this wonderful opportunity!

The inspirational Picture this challenge:

Don't you just love this? Makes me excited for the Winter Season!

For my card this challenge, I used Carl The Snowman  and Snowman Word Art from Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps.



I used DP's from DCVW's Seasonal Collection. I embossed white CS from American Crafts with a Snowflake EF from Cuttlebug. I used green and white Gellyroll pens for the faux stitching.

I colored the images with SN Markers and Atyou Spica Pens. I used glossy accents on the "Heart" Word of the sentiment and Diamond Dust for the snow on Carl.  Green pearls finished off Carl's scarf and snowflakes from my stash with red bling were used to finish off the card. 

Here's a closer look at the image:

Come and join in the fun at The C.R.A.F.T. Challenge!

Happy Craftin'!

~hugs~
Amy

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Oh how I love me some Penguins!

Hi my blogger friends! Happy Wednesday!

 Yay half way thru the week and then the weekend is here!! WOOOHOOO!

I'm here to show you my card for this month's SKdigi's FANtastic Linking Party!!

This month it's "Chilly the Penguin"

You get this adorable Freebie if you played in the progressive challenge last month. If not, you can purchase it here.

Ok, I love me some Penguins and these were just so cute, I used both!


I colored the image with SN Markers and White Gellyroll for highlights. 

 
I used an ornament pin from Recollections on the "Girly Penguin" and a glitter gem from Close to my Heart on the "Boy" touque {Yep, we say touque in Canada...;o)}

The CS and Ribbon are from American Crafts and the DP is from Recollections. I just loved the vibrant non-traditional Christmas colors. The Snowflake is a prize from a Sentimental Sunday Blog hop. 

I'd like to enter the following Challenge:

SKdigi's FANtastic Linking Party- November

Thank you for stopping by and Stay crafty my friends!

~hugs~

Amy

GDT- Freshly Brewed Challenges Week 3

Happy Wednesday my lovelies! This is my third submission as a GDT for Freshly Brewed Challenges for the month of November!

The theme this month is: LET IT SNOW or CHRISTMAS

You can play with any image and it's a month long challenge, so you have time to come and play along! 



The amazing prize this month is 3 digi's from
http://freshbreweddesigns.com/




I've had such an amazing time working with the adorable images Fresh Brewed Designs. Heather is so amazingly talented!

This week I made a candle for a special friend.  


You can find a tutorial on how to stamp on candles here .



Here's a closer look at the image & Sentiment that I colored with SN Markers and Gellyroll pens which added some glitter.


 I finished it off with Pink Satin ribbon from Recollections and bling from my stash. 

You still have time to join in this month's challenge...SO COME AND JOIN IN THE FUN  HERE!

Need an image? Stop by The Fresh Brewed Designs Shop!


USE THE CODE "SNOW" at checkout to 

receive 35% off your digi orders all month long! 

I'd like to enter the following challenges:

Just B Creative Crazy November Linky Party 

613 Avenue Create #46- Anything Goes 

Crafty Girl Challenges #6- Anything Goes 

Happy Campers Challenge #24- Glitter it 

Hanna and Friends Challenge #184- Glitter 

All Sorts Challenge #233- Make a Gift 

Musically Challenged Challenge #13- Girls Just Wanna Have Fun  Inspired by the song with the Girl Swinging and smiling...she's definitely having fun! ;o)

Artistic Inspirations #68- Anything Goes/Friendship

Creative Creations Challenges #23- Sparkle and Shine

Through the Purple Haze Challenges- Pink, Purple or Red 

All Crafts Challenges- October/ November

Fab n Funky Challenge #194- Anything Goes 

Through the Craft Room Door-Challenge Nov. 19th to Nov. 25th  




 
  Thank you for stopping by and Happy Craftin'!


~hugs~
Amy



Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Salty Wishes to You!

Hi fellow bloggers, I hope your week is starting off well. 
We had hail today...so that was...well it was fun to watch but not actually walk in. Was out walking my dog, Bubbaganoush, when it hit...didn't think he could move that fast!hehehe

 
Imagine That! Digi's by Kris has a fabulous Progressive Freebie Monthly Challenge.Play this month to get next month's image free! 

This month, we got to use the adorable Birthday Seahorse! It came with the cutest sentiments too!


Here's my card:

I colored the image with SN markers and what fun I had! I used glossy accents on the balloons, air bubbles and pupil.

Card Recipe:
CS: American Crafts and Recollections
DP: Scraps from my stash
EF: Waves from Cuddlebug
Dies: Marvy Circle Punch, Circle from Spellbinders and Corner Punch
Embellies: frosted dots from Recollections & Glossy Accents 
 
I'd like to enter the following Challenge:
 
 
 
Thank you for stopping by and Happy Craftin'!
 
~hugs~
Amy
 

A Yummy Birthday!

Happy Tuesday Everyone!
It's time for another fabulous challenge over at {Pin}sperational Challenges

Our amazing sponsors this week are:
http://deliciousdoodlesblog.blogspot.ca/
Prize: 4 Digi's




http://dragonsmoore.blogspot.ca/
Prize: 5 Digi's

Here's our {Pin}sperational Picture for this challenge:

I used  Celebrate with Cake from Delicious Doodles

I colored the image with SN Markers and used Liquid Pearls in White for the icing and Yellow for the Flower Centers. Doesn't it look like yummy frosting?

I used the sketch from I {Heart} Card Sketches #43

Card Recipe:
CS- Recollections
DP: Pieces from my Stash
Image: Celebrate with Cake from Delicious Doodles
Sentiment: Stampin' Up! with Color Box Magenta 
Dies: Flag Tails from My Favorite Things
Embellies: Liquid Pearls in White & Yellow, Pearls from my Bo Bunny & Pop-dots on Image. 

I'd like to enter the following Challenge:
I {Heart} Card Sketches #43

Creative Moments Challenge #30- Anything Goes/CAS 

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 190- Anything Goes 

Created with Love Challenges #67- Anything Goes 

Chocolate, Coffee & Cards 352- Monochromatic 

Be sure to check out my Teamies wonderful creations for more inspiration!

Happy Craftin'!

~hugs~
Amy

Monday, 18 November 2013

Craft Your Passion Challenges #189- BUTTONS

Happy Monday! Now I'm not normally a fan of Monday's but...There's always a "but" isn't there?...But
It means it's time for another challenge over at

Our theme this week is:

BUTTONS!


Our awesome sponsors this week are:
http://www.robinsnest-scrap.com/
 Prize: $10 Gift Certificate

&

http://www.qkrstampede.com/
Prize: 5 Digi's of Winner's Choice

I used digi21201 Christmas Mail Snowman for my card this week:

Here's a closer look at the image:

Here's the inside of the card with the same DP from the front:


I used the sketch from Tuesday Morning Sketches #224


Card Recipe:
CS: Recollections
DP: ATD "Holiday Cheer"
Coloring Medium: SN Markers and white Gellyroll for faux stitching
Inside Sentiment: "Frosted" from Close to My Heart
Ink: Color Box "Icy Blue" & Brilliance Rocket Red Gold
Embellies: Glitter tape & twine from American Crafts,Ribbons from my Stash.

I'd like to enter the following challenge:



Thank you for stopping by and Happy Craftin'!

~hugs~
Amy

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