Saturday, October 18, 2014

Catch the bug -BINGO - trick or treat witch feet

Saturday October 18, 2014
 
Catch the bug BINGO   Saturday - choose any three in a row..
up-down/diagonal/sideways
 

I chose the bottom row for my card. I know the image is in the store somewhere but sorry to say I could not find it.. If by chance I do later I will link it. Mini set Halloween blocks. Woo hoo got the link.. Lucky you if you want this image and it's a set so there are other awesome images.  I colored her with copics and used stickles for the shoes. Loving the purple shoes.  The papers are from recollections, love those cats.. funny vampire teeth and the cats have a suede touch, really a nice touching feel where you want to touch it all the time.. I had a stamp set from Heidi Grace for the sentiment and added the spider to give a little extra fright... boo!!
Hope you play along. You have a week to play and sure you have to have some awesome images so play along..


Challenges:
Divas by design - texture
Inky impressions #181 - atg
Little red wagon #259 - spooky spooky
Pennys paper crafty #199 - atg
TSC #51 - atg
Sassy studio #251 -  black/green/purple/orange
QKR stampede #109 - the witch is in
Sister act #79 - atg

recipe: image hallblwitchfeet/ bugaboo, recollection dp, su base, scraps, stickles, twine, copics






Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Paper Pretties #332 - Friendship - OMG!

Wednesday October 15, 2014
 
Paper Pretties #332 - friendship
 
I used the image Best friends for my friendship card. I love the OMG!.. I know it's seldom used in my language but it was fun to use on this card. I also love the large purple ribbon. I really needed something to even out that side of the card and the thin ribbons just did not cut it.  I hope you play along and post your card over at Paper Pretties.
 
 
Challenges:
Sweet stampin - for a friend
613 Avenue create #93 - atg /opt cas
Come and get it - girls /women having fun
Crafty sentiment - things that start with "G"
Divas by design - texture
TSC #51 - atg
 
recipe: best friends, ss base, ribbon, copics, ss bubble die
 
 
 
 
 

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Catch the bug / Bugaboo New Release - UR Toad-ally fabulous!

Tuesday October 14, 2014
 
Another Tuesday at Bugaboo means another look at the New Release at Catch the bug - Frame it witch frog
I had to add the google eyes to this awesome frog and give the witch a hint of green on the face and her lips.. If she kisses the frog she has to have green lips right??.. I think this drawing of Jodies is really funny and cute. I had this sentiment below from Pink stamper so added the sticker letters above UR and it made for a fun card. simple and cute.
 

Challenges:
Crafty catz #250 - autumn
Party time Tuesday -185 atg
QKR stampeded #108 - delightfully frightful
Sister act #78 - atg
Craft-room challenge - make own background
Simply create too #72 - Halloween
Pause dream enjoy - trick or treat
One stitch at a time - atg /w color orange
Lacy sunshine #44 - Halloween
Paulaholifieldcrafts - boo
IDIC #233- Halloween
Come and get it - girls /women having fun

Recipe:  Frame it witch frog/bugaboo, su paper, pink stamper sentiment, Kelly perky letters, copics, su wheels for background look, google eyes.




Monday, October 13, 2014

Paper Makeup #162 Use BLACK

Monday October 13, 2014
 
 

I chose to use MeMe fairy for the image for my card.
I was not sure what I wanted to do using black so decided to color the dog black.. I don't think it's too bad. Sure there are other copic users who know better ways. But I am ok. Will give me chance to look around and find what needs to be done to get a good black image. Looks like U-tube will be my teacher.  I hope you play along. Remember to use a digi and play along.. Cant wait to see what you choose for black.


challenges:
Polka doodles wk 40 - atg but sq card
Sister act #78 - atg
Sweet stampin - for a friend
Creative card crew #72 - use black cs
613 Ave. create #93 - atg w/opt. cas
Come and get it - girls/women having fun
Glitter n sparkle #106 - include some black and white

recipe: meme fairy, club scrap card, copics, glitter, darcies sentiment, ribbon




Sunday, October 12, 2014

Fitztown #57 - anything goes / hello love

Monday October 13, 2014
 
Welcome to a new challenge at Fitztown #57 - anything goes.. An all time favorite
 

This is my card for the Fitztown #57, challenge Anything goes.. I used the Last Encounter 5 image.
She is quite the warrior and with her bow I thought the Hello Love was good.  I hope you play along and have fun. It's Anything Goes.. So let's see what ya got.
 
 

Callenges:
Sister act #78 - atg
Sugar creek hollow - 1,2,3
Sweet stampin - for a friend
Pile it on #41 - 2 or more dies
613 Ave. create #93 - atg w/opt cas
Eclectic ellapu - flowers
Come and get it - girls/women having fun
Melonheadz friends - lots of layers

recipe:  Last encounter 5/ft, bazzill, bg serenade, scrap vellum, Tech tues. sentiment, petaloo mesh flower, qq precut die flowers, black embossing powder, mft circle die, copics, enamel dots mme, washi tape






Friday, October 10, 2014

Catch the bug - Free Friday / Hope your Halloween

Friday October 10 , 2014
 
 
I used a scalloped card from club scrap, I die cut a large moon and sprayed it with angle mustard spray and it's got a cool greenish/gold/glitter look in real life. I stamped the bats and then colored the a kids view (AKV) image and did a ruff cut of the image. put it on pop dots and embossed the sentiment on the bottom.
Fun image. I hope you get over to the Bugaboo store and get the free image and check out the other great images that are in the store.
 

challenges:
Creative card crew #72 - use black cardstock
TSC #50 - atg
Scrappers delights #33 - atg or monochromatic
MilkCoffee challenge - lots of layers
QKR stampeded #108 - delightfully frightful
Sister act #78 - atg

recipe: akv witch broom bugaboo, club scrap card base, angle mist spray. copics, stickles, embossing powder zing, darcies sentiment, psx bats, mft die, scrap.




Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Aud Sentiments #117 ATG challenge

Wednesday October 8, 2014
 
Welcome to another new challenge at Aud Sentiments
 
This two week challenge is sponsored by Lacy Sunshine.
 

I chose to use the image Tabbi Boo by Lacy Sunshine.. She is so cute.  I thought she was in deep thought and made my card with this in mind.
 
 
This is the card I made and I found this sentiment that made it look like she was deep in thought and saying the sentiment.  I love those big eyes and darling look. I hope you find time to play along. You have two weeks to get your card posted to the Aud site and being it's Anything goes you must have a card you just made that fit's that theme..
 

Challenges:
613 Ave. create #92 - atg
Crafty sentiments - atg
Papertake weekly - atg
Loves rubberstamps #121 - atg
Through the craftroom door 7-13 - atg
Fab n funky #232 - atg w ribbon
Whimsy stamps - atg
Word art Wednesday #153 - atg
Creative inspirations #284 - atg
TSC #50 - atg

recipe:  Tabbi boo/lacy sunshine, QQ dp, club scrap dp, ribbon, enamel hearts, copics, mft die, pti inside sentiments.






Humor me Wednesday / World teachers day /plant the see of success

October 8, 2014
 
 
This week is World Teachers day and so I chose that for my humor me Wednesday card. Using Stella September.
 
I used the papers from Cosmo cricket, and my minds eye. I had this stamp by I don't remember who puts it out. I cut it apart and only used the Plant the seeds of success.. It was something I think a good teacher tries to teach children to be the best they can be and to be successful. I added the stars because I remember always getting gold stars when I was in school.. oh my that was a long time ago.
 

Challenges:
Glitter n sparkle #105 - w- "B" - (blue, brown)
613 Ave. create #92 - atg
Sentimental Sunday #227 - bling it up
Chocolate, coffee & cards - high heels  & purses /and or
Crafty sentiments - atg
Loves rubberstamps - atg
Through the craftroom door 7-13 - atg
Papertake weekly - atg

recipe: Stella Sept. /bugaboo, kraft su, cosmo cricket, mme, pti note book die, copics, sentiment?, stars /queen & co.




Paper Pretties #331 - Clean & Simple - happy halloween

Wednesday October 8, 2014
 
Paper Pretties #331 - Clean & Simple
 
Ok I always get confused on C&S because I seem to over doooooo... I just have that problem when it says C&S.. But this was so easy. I used washi tape on the left side.. see the mustache washi.. I thought it looked like bats .. funny huh.. I took advantage of the orange card stock and had very little coloring beings I had a pumpkin and candy corn. I used color pencils to give the extra colors. How about those spiders. I love those little guys. They are so cute and add a nice touch to the card.
I used Holiday sweets image.  I hope you play along over at Paper Pretties.
 

Challenges:
Pile it on #40 - autumn
IDIC #232 - autumn colors
613 Ave. create #92 - atg
Come and get it - halloween
Paulaholifieds craft - boo
One stitch at a time #221 - color orange
Eureka Stamps #109 - delightfully frightful
Crafty sentiments - atg
Papertake weekly - atg
Loves rubberstamps #121 - atg
Through the craftroom door 7-13 - atg
recipe: Holiday sweets, su, washi tape, stazon, art impressions spiders, color pencils, corner chomper




Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Catch the bug / Bugaboo New Release / smile

Tuesday October 7, 2014
 
Happy Tuesday and it's New Release day at Catch the bug - frame it balloon boy
 
I thought he looked like he was celebrating a birthday so that I what I made. It could be celebration of anything. I used a all over embossing folder for the card base, added the smile die from Tech. Tues. and the enamel dots and heart mme. The happy birthday is just an old stamp I have from club scrap. For the image I colored with copics and used glitter on the balloons, I added the strings behind the two balloons because I made them see through and it looked funny with out the strings when I was done coloring. I gave him some white freckles  on his cheeks and nose. He did have black freckles.. I love the bright happy card that it is.
 

Challenges:
C.R.A.F.T. 279 - embossing
Sassy studio #249 - atg
QKR #107 - atg
Sister act #77 - atg
Just us girls #261 - celebrate
Glitter N sparkle #105 - w-"B" (balloon, blue, boy, birthday)

recipe: frame it balloon boy ctb/bugaboo, su, dcwv, copics, tech tues die, club scrap hb, glitter, mme enamel dots, embossing folder




Monday, October 06, 2014

Paper Makeup #161 - anything goes.. Whoooo loves you?

Monday October 6, 2014
 
 
 
 
 
I chose this cute owl called Webster owl from Paper make up..  Humm whooooo will get this for a birthday card?? I know someone who loves owls but I don't know her enough to give a card. I am sure I will find someone. 
I hope you play along. It's one of the all time favorites being ATG. Just remember to use a digi in your entry.
 

Challenges:
Sassy studio #249 - atg
Crafty Catz #249 - all sentimental
QKR #107 - atg
Sister act #77 - atg
Just us girls #261 - celebrate
Glitter N sparkle #105 - w- "B" (bird/birthday/blue/black/brown)

recipe: Webster the owl, su, bg serenade, paper pretties happy birthday, pink stamper sentiment, twine, copics.




Saturday, October 04, 2014

Catch the bug ATG Saturday / welcome little one

Saturday October 4, 2014
 
Today we have a new weekly challenge and it's an all time favorite. Catch the bug - Anything goes.
 
This is the card I made for the anything goes.. using balloon giraffe .. Isn't he the too cute. I love the look and those balloons. I decided to make this a boy card, but I guess it could be either.
It was quite fun to color and make this card. I added some strips of papers and the sentiment with some glitter enamel dots. Quite easy and simple.
 
 

challenges:
Squigglefly - dots
Eureka #108 - use bling
Shopping our stash - Sun and or clouds
Tuesday throwdown - opposites attract (blue /gold)
Through the craft room door - atg
Whimsy stamps #76 - atg
Delightful challenge - cute and cuddly
TSC #49 - atg

recipe: bazzill, scraps, copics, mme enamel dots, paper pretties sentiment




Thursday, October 02, 2014

Fitztown #55 Tag it / Flowers say Hello

Friday October 3, 2014
 
 
 
Tag your it.. LOL   I chose to make a tag and used the image Floral #3
 
I love pansy flowers and the way they come back year after year. So many fun smiling faces on them. I used some great matching ribbon and a yellow button tied on with embroidery floss, added a butterfly and the lovely sentiment. Fun great tag.
 

Challenges:
Love to create #135 - love of ribbon
Craftin desert divas #41 - anything but a card
Crafty sentiment - bingo (ribbon, flower, sentiment)
Tuesday throwdown _opposites attract (yellow /purple)
Charisma cardz - anything but a card
Deep ocean - at least one flower
Inky impressions #179 - anything but a card
TSC #49 - atg

recipe:  floral 3 /ft, su butterfly, hero art sentiment, copics, button, floss






Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Paper Pretties # 330 - SPORTY - Happy birthday dude!

Wednesday October 1, 2014
 
 
I know there are skate boarders who do this as a sport.. So I chose skater Zac.
I .. in my lot younger days had a skate board and my girlfriend and I would go over to her Uncles on Bainbridge Island in WA. state to use our skate boards. In those days back in the 60's there was not a lot of traffic. It was mostly a vacation island in the Puget sound.  I am sure now day's its over populated as all the areas seem to be.
Any how I hope you play along and make a sporty card.
 
 
Challenges:
Crafty catz - happy birthday
Sister act #76 - atg
Brown sugar #113 - atg
Sweet stampin - just for men
The squirrel and the fox #78 - happy birthday
A gem of a challenge #129 - c & s
613 Avenue create #91 - atg /opt. heart
A*muse studio - atg
Craft your passion #233 - colors /purple/orange/green/blue

recipe: skater zac, su, copics, sequins




Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Catch the bug / Bugaboo - New Release / Trick or treat

Tuesday Sept 30, 2014
 
 
 
Aren't these little boo kits too cute? I love them. The frame they are sitting on is blank and I just stamped in Trick or Treat and I heart candy.. and added the spiders. Love where you can take the digi and add your own thing to make it work how you want it to. I love that Jodie left that area open for our own thing.. Hope you get over to the Bugaboo store and see the new images. You wont be sorry.
 
 
Challenges:
Bearly mine - Halloween
Scrap creations - fall
Through the craftroom door - atg
Diva's by design - spooky creations
Fab n funky #231 - Halloween
Whimsy stamps #76 - atg
TSC #49 - atg

Recipe: boo Halloween/ctb, su, recollection dp, copics, stickles, Heidi grace spider and sentiments, corner chomper, ranger spiced marmalade




Monday, September 29, 2014

Paper Makeover #160 Favorite Color

Monday September 29, 2014
 
 

This is my card and the image is Moody for rock and the favorite color is Turquoise/teal.....orange and brown.. I couldn't just choose one. I have a blast making this card and coloring her hair. Really fun fun fun card. I hope you play along.
 
Challenges:
Fun with shapes & more - midsummer night dream
Sister act #76 - atg
Brown sugar #113 - atg
A gem of a challenge #129 - c & s
613 Avenue create #91 - atg/opt. heart


recipe: moody for rock/pmo, su base, club scrap, qq, park bench dp, pti sheet music stamp, mft sentiment, circle punches, mft die, sb die, copics, clear embossing powder






Friday, September 26, 2014

Catch the bug Free Friday Thanksgiving Brat / Wishing you

Friday September 26, 2014
 
 
I really don't give Thanksgiving cards but I just had to make her up as I thought she was so cute. I will give this to my family though.  She was a lot of fun to color up and I had this sentiment from so long ago from Stempendous.. are they even still around?? I added some die cut leaves and an acorn.
Hope you enjoy and head over to the Bugaboo store to pick up your Free Friday image.
 

Challenges:
Cute card Thursday #340 - dies & punches
Crafty girls #27 - atg
Creative moments #52 - atg / 3 layers
As you like it - favorite digi & why (this new digi from Bugaboo because it's so cute and Jodie draws some awesome digis)
The cutie pie #78 - cute w/shade of autumn


recipe: su base, calico studio dp, sentiment stampendous, pti die, te die, copics, scraps




Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Aud Sentiments #116 - Halloween card / Boo

Wednesday September 24, 2014
 
 
 
This two week challenge is brought to you by Bugaboo /Catch the bug. Jodie has some awesome images for you so head over to the Bugaboo store and check them out.. Don't forget Free Friday too.
 

I chose to use Trick or Treat Feet for my card. I made another long legal size card so that I could use this paper from recollection. I loved those eyes and the look it was giving. I colored the image in copics and added glossy accents and glitter to the spiders. The Happy Halloween was from one of the papers in the pack I just cut between the happy and the Halloween. Thought it needed the boo added so dug through my scraps and found the letters needed.
I hope you play along and remember to put your sentiment on the front of your card. Have fun



Challenges:
Melonheadz friends - autumn colors
Whoopsi daisy - colors of autumn
QKR #105 - fall colors
Paper take weekly - oh how cute
Inky impressions #178 - atg
Little red wagon #256 - fall theme
Creative impressions #282 - autumn colors
TSC #48 - atg

Recipe: ctb trick or treat feet, recollection, glitter, pti die, wink of stella, washi tape, glossy accents





Paper Pretties #329 Halloween / Fall -- I'm pulling for you

Wednesday September 24, 2014
 
Happy Wednesday it's hump day so that is awesome.
 
We have another fun challenge at Paper Pretties #329 Halloween / Fall..
 
I chose to use fall and fall colors. I used the stamp set Pullin for you Cooper clear set
 
I got this cute die the brown silhouette on the side but I don't know who puts it out. I went to a craft store over in Sea Side Oregon and the lady was just packaging it and other dies up and I said oh I will take one so I got it before she labeled it. If you know who the die is by I would love to know so I can give credit to the company. thanks..
 
I hope you play along with the theme. It's that time of the year and morning are quite crisp, hate that I need the car heat in the mornings, and it's darker too. Not my favorite time of the year..
 

Challenges:
Melonhead friends - autumn colors
Whoopsi daisy - colors of autumn
Crafts 4 eternity #194 - my style (colorful and sweet)
QKR stamps #105 - fall colors
Paper take weekly - oh how cute
Inky impressions #178 - atg
Little red wagon #256 - fall theme
Word art Wednesday #151 - atg
 Creative inspirations #282 - autumn colors
TSC #48 - atg

Recipe: pullin for you cooper/pp, kraft, qq scrap, club scrap scrap, die?, ribbon, brad, copics




Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Catch the bug / New Release /Hi hello

Tuesday September 23, 2014
 
 
I love these little elephants that Jodie draws. This one is too cute and the little mouse with the hi sign.. so darling. Fun card to make and I hope you enjoy my card and check out the bugaboo store for some of the other September images and all the other images too.
 

Challenges:
Crafts 4 eternity #194 - my style (colorful and sweet)
Sister act - atg
Double click - atg
Sweet stampin - ribbon & bows
Pumpkin spice #84 - elephants

recipe: peaches hi hello, bazzill, studio calico dp, copics, ribbon, corner chomper, my cloud template with ranger ink for clouds.





Monday, September 22, 2014

Paper Makeup #159 - Happy Birthday - birthday fishes!

Monday September 22, 2014
 
It's time for another challenge at Paper Makeup #159 - Happy Birthday
 

This is my card with a play on words Birthday Fishes, it's still a happy birthday card. I used the image Jill fairy. I wonder how she got out there on that piling. That water looks pretty deep around her.
I had to add the fish below and I think it adds interest to the card. Same with the mesh in the background. I just thought it needed some depth.
I hope you play along and remember to use a digi and enter your Happy birthday card over at the Paper Makeup site.
 
Challenges:
Word art Wednesday #150 - atg
TSC #47 - atg
Moving along with the times - fairies
Crafty catz #247 - pretty women
Double click - atg
Sister act - atg

Recipe: Jill fairy /pmo, dp?, kraft, mesh, Hampton stamps fish, glitter, enamel dots, copics, my cloud template.





Sunday, September 21, 2014

Fitztown #54 Animal challenge / Just for mew

Monday September 22, 2014
 
Welcome to another fun challenge at Fitztown  I hope you join us in a new challenge
 
 

 
this is the card I made for animal it's Cutie 2   I used some cat paper behind her and colored her which I had some issues with. I am not sure what colors to make her but I knew I wanted to use turquoise colors on her accessories so thought the dark black/grey would work.  I know it could be better but I like it. I thought she needed something on her tail so I drew a string and added the heart. I thought it gave it a great touch. I hope you enjoy my card and play along and link your ANIMAL  to the Fitztown blog.
 

Challenges:
Word art Wednesday #150 - atg
TSC #47 - atg
C.R.A.F.T. #277-color combo
Crafty 4 eternity #194 - my style (colorful and sweet)
Crafty catz #247 - pretty women (you  cant tell a cat she's not a pretty woman!!  don't say I didn't worn you if you try to..)
Sister act - atg
Double click - atg
Paper nest dolls #19 - atg
Crafty boots - atg
Chocolate coffee & cards #74 - dogs and cats

recipe: cutie 2 /ft, bazzill, bg max and whiskers, ss heart, copics, cottage stamper sentiment, stickles, white pen





Friday, September 19, 2014

Catch the bug Free Friday Tombstone ghost

Friday September 19, 2014
 
We have a new free Friday image. Tombstone ghost at Catch the bug
 
I kind a gave a night scene but the dark clouds don't show up too dark on the computer that is why stars are in the sky.. Cute image and perfect for that Halloween card.
Head over to Catch the bug. If the image is not there please check back. time gets away from us sometimes and gets posted a few hours later.
 

Challenges:
One stitch at a time #219 - atg w/a die (scallop on rt side)
Inky chicks #38 - atg
4 Crafty chicks #212 - fall
Creative knockout #55 - happy fall
Cute card Thursday #339 - awesome autumn
Recipe:  tombstone ghost, recollection papers, su base, copics, ss stars, stickles, su punch





Thursday, September 18, 2014

Catch the bug Oldie but goodie image. Hey dude HB

Thursday September 18, 2014
 
Today at Catch the bug is Oldie But Goodie day .. or to us at CTB OBG..
I chose to use the cute image cool crabby cat
I think this card will be for my grandson who will be 17 in October. I think it would be an awesome card for him.  I love all the details, I have colored the SS dude stamp, I cut out hey and added foam to raise it and the cute mini fat arrow and the little HB for the happy birthday part. Kept it quite colorful and fun.
 
 
Challenges:
One stitch at a time #219 - use a digi
613 Avenue create #89 - atg
The squirrel and the fox #77 - for a male
Love to create - add some lines
Squigglefly #87 - embossing or glitter (glitter)
Inky impressions - primary colors
TSC #47 - atg
recipe:  su base, studio calico dp, scraps, mft die, lil inker die, copics, glossy accents, stickles, ss dude stamp






Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Paper Pretties #328 - Buttons / Happy Birthday

Wednesday September 17, 2014
 
Hello and welcome to another challenge at Paper Pretties #328 BUTTONS
 
Now I know you all have buttons, if not find those old shirts and cut off a couple and make your card..lol
 
I have so many buttons and yea lots came from old clothing. When my mom passed away I got the button tin she kept and I remember playing with when I was a child I always thought it was fun seeing all the different kinds, sizes, shapes, colors. So I hope you find some and play along. I used the image Happy Birthday Lamb which is a clear set.
 

Challenges:
Crafts 4 eternity #193 - favorite colors (brown, teal, yellow)
QKR stampede #104 - things with wings
Brown sugar #111 - celebration
Pumpkin spice #83 - coffee or coffee color
Sweet stampin - spots and stripes
613 Avenue create #89 - atg
Lacy sunshine #42 - use something with wings
Love to create - add some lines
recipe: hb lamb/pp, su base, qq and club scrap scraps, copics, buttons,, wink of stella, white pen






Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Catch the bug / new release - Halloween sihlouette

Tuesday September 16, 2014
 
Today is New Release day at Catch the bug - Halloween silhouette
 
I used ranger distress inks for the background and sprinkled water and pearl water on the finish image. Next time I will try the pearl water on a scrap. I was more happy with just the plain water. I colored the house with copics.  Used washi tape at the top and bottom.
 

Challenges:
Crafty catz #246 - C&S
QKR stampede #104 - things with wings
My time to craft #258 - Halloween
613 Avenue create #89 - atg
Come and get it - digi and autumn theme
Lacy sunshine #42 - use something with wings
Craftin desert divas - fall
Recipe:  washi tape, ranger inks, water and pearl water, copics.