Friday, August 1, 2014

Thanks sew much...

Wow,  lot's of fun "sewing themed " images have been showing up at
I just think they are adorable and I cannot get enough of them and
the cute sentiments that come along.
The Creative Details:
Image: Diane's Daydream Designs
Embellishments: ribbon
Tools: die cut frame

The Challenges:
A Little Bit Crafty - sewing
A Girl Who Crafts - anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks - anything goes
Bearly Mine - anything goes
Cards Galore - anything goes
Crafter's Cafe - use a digi
Crafting By design - anything goes
Craft for the Craic - not used before (chipboard frame)
Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned paper - DP
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Divas By Design - anything goes
Fantastic Tuesday - anything goes square
Inky Impressions - anything goes
Mema's Crafts - anything goes
Paper Pretties - red and green
Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
Sisters of craft - anything goes
Sassy Studio - string, twine or ribbon
Simon Says - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - something positive

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ship to Shore

I am still in full summer mode with summer themed cards. Just
can't help myself - it's my favorite time of year.
I used a stencil for the background using different colored sprays.
The sailing boat is from once again from 
Diane's Daydream Designs - beachscapes set.

The Creative Details
Image: Diane's Daydream Designs
Image: Graphic 45 - steering wheel and sentiment
Embellishments: chipboard buttons, canvas starfish
Tool: stencil (Tim Holtz) and sprays

The Challenges
Crafty Catz - anything goes
Card Mania - travel or vacation
Crafting from the heart - anything goes
Crafty Boots - summer holidays
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Crafter's cafe - use a digi
Crafting By Design -anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes/sketch
Divas By design - anything goes
Digitally Sweet - embellish
Inky Impressions - anything goes
Open Minded - vacation
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Sister Act - anything goes
Simon Says - anything goes
The Squirrel and the Fox - song or movie (Song: "Sail Away")
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Monday, July 28, 2014

Thanks

Its time for a new challenge at Squigglelfy!
This time we want to see you projects with twine.
I have used an image from one of Squigglelfy's new artists 
and I stamped in my own thanks. I love this image because you
put your own sentiment in it and make it for almost
any season. So grab a Squigglelfy image and join us!

 The Creative Details
Image: Squigglefly (Fence by Angela Charles)
Copics in sand, cashmere, tender pink, leaf, cool shadow
Embellishments: button,  pearls, flowers, twine


The Challenges
Art by Miran - anything goes
Crafty Catz - anything goes
Crafty Girls - anything goes
Crafting from The Heart - anything goes
Craft your passion - flower power
Digitally Sweet - embellish it
Hobbybook - lots of circles
Paper Pretties - pink and green
Scrapping 4 Fun - anything goes
Sister Act - anything goes
Suzy Bee's - anything goes
Word Art - positive
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,



Sunday, July 27, 2014

Happy Mouse

This week at the Pile it On challenge we are all about
"Embossing"
Plus our fabulous sponsor "Add a Little Dazzle" provided
these easy to emboss metal sheets. They really make a stunning project
and come in all sorts of colors!  The colors are stunning!
I already ordered more sheets to use for holiday cards.
The Creative Details
Image: House Mouse
Background: Add a little Dazzle (metal sheets)
Colors: Copics in sand, cashmere, pinkish white, tender pink, leaf
Embellishments: pearls. button, ribbon, flower
tools: die cut, embossing pad

The Challenges:
Art by Miran - anything goes
Baffies Kreativladen - photo inspiration
Crafty Sentiments - hand colored image
Crafty Creations - Just for Fun
Crafty Girls - anything goes
Crafty catz - anything goes
Crafty Ribbons - ribbon
Crafters Cafe - anything goes
Cupcake Inspiration - ribbon/photo inspiration
Delightful Challenge - use a ribbon
Fantastic Tuesday - anything goes square
Great Impression - animals
In the Pink - animal antics
Melonheadz - things with wings or tails
My Craft Creations - anything goes
Paper Makeup - dies or punches
Paper Pretties - pink and green
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Scrapping 4 fun - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - emboss it
Sister Act - anything goes
Sisterhood of Crafters - die or punches
Whoopsi daisy - lots of pink

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Bee's Knees

Anything Goes or Make it cute
Those are the challenges this week at the 
Our sponsor this week is Polka Doodles.
 They have super cute images!!


The Creative Details:
Image: Polka Doodles
Sentiment: Amuse Stamps
Copics in slate, buttercup. frost blue, cashmere
Embellishments - glitter (Sprinkle and Sparkle), brads, flower
Tools: grass punch
Techniques - paper piecing, die cut

The Challenges:
Crafty Creations - just for fun
Crafty Girls - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - anything goes
Great Impressions - animal friends
Inky Impressions - no designer paper
Ladybug Crafts - summer flowers
Loves Rubber Stamps - summer fun
Melonheadz - things with wings or tails
Moving Along With the Times - color inspiration
Paper Creator - for a child
Robyn's Fetish - paper piecing
Scrapping 4 Fun - anything goes
Simply Create Too - for a child
Sisterhood of Crafters - die or punches
Sparkle n Sprinkle - anything
That Craft Place - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A Journey...

I have to admit I went crazy when Diane Daydreams Designs 
released a new series of images called "On the Move."
I love Woodies - and the set had a number of them and all kinds of cool 
travel accessories. I paper pieced my Woodie with paper I have been holding 
on to that looks like wood and then colored and distressed the car.  
It is now all ready for a road trip!

The Creative Details
Image and Sentiment: Diane's Daydream Designs
Copics: cashmere, toner grey, cool shadow
Embellishments: buttons, twine, tag
Techniques: paper piecing

The Challenges
Artistic Inspiration - buttons
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Crafty Boots - summer holidays
Deep Ocean - lots of layers
Delightful challenge - buttons
Eclectic Ellapu - journey/vacation
Digi Choosday - tag
Fan-tastic Tuesday - anything goes square
Papertake Weekly - holiday
My Craft Creations - anything goes
My Time to Craft - paper piecing
Open Minded - vacation
Paper Shelter - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Robyn's Fetish - paper piecing
Sugar Creek Hollow - on the road (shabby chic)
The Male Room - geometric
Word Art Wednesday - positive

Stay Warm Harted,

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Smile - it's shore time...

Hi, I'm back with another summer card (my favorite season).
This is another image from Diane's Daydream Designs.
The image set is called beachscapes!
I used lots of "cool" greens and blues on this card for the beach.
The Creative Details:
Image: Diane's Daydream Designs
Embellishments: pearls, twine, seahorse and crab stickers

The Challenges:
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Crafty Boots - summer holidays
Digi Sketch - pastels or sketch
QKR - vacation
Fairy Tale - use a digi
Fantastic Tuesday - anything goes
Just us Girls - color challenge
Loves Rubber Stamps - summer fun
My Craft Creations - anything goes
Open Minded - vacation
Paper Take Weekly - holiday
Red Rubber - by the sea
That Craft Place - anything goes
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes
Ribbon Girls - aqua
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Inky Octopus...

This week at the Pile it On Challenge
we are being sponsored by Doodle Pantry - they have the cutest images.
I have had this cute octopus for awhile -- he is perfect for summer.
Our challenge theme this week is "Summertime"

The Creative Details:
Image: Doodle pantry
Inks: distress inks
Embellishments: washi tape, gems, stickers
Tools: die

The Challenges:
Artistic Stampers - by the sea
Crafting By Designs - use a sentiment
Creative Card Crew - sea/beach
Cut it Up - under the sea plus die
Die Cuttin Divas - beach
Digitally Sweet - shades of orange
Di's digis - dies or punches
Doodle Pantry - Christmas or make a splash
Eclectic ellapu - anything goes
Fantastic Tuesday - anything goes
Great Impressions - animal friends
Crafty Catz - hot summer//hot colors
Lia Stampz - anything goes
Natalie and Amy - summer time
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Sister Act - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
That Craft Place - anything goes
The House That Stamps Built - summer fun
Tuesday Throwdown - takes us on vacation
Whimsy Challenge - summer

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, July 18, 2014

Looking at the sea...

I love the vintage look of this image and the
seaside theme. Nothing is better during summer than the ocean breeze.
The Creative Details:
Image - vintage digital
Colors - copics in peach, mint blue, sand, blush
Embellishments; lace, pearls, stickers
Tools: die cut frame

The Challenges:
A Song in Your Heart - 3 times a lady
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Brown Sugar - sea and sand
Crafting By design - use a sentiment
Color Throwdown - color inspiration
Crafting Station  - summer
Creative Card Crew - sea/beach
Cute Card Thursday -sun/summer
Die Cuttin Divas - beach
4 Crafty Chicks - outdoors
Fan-tastic Tuesday - anything goes square
Fairy Tale  - digi
Lunagirl Moonbeams - vintage by the shore
Just Inspirational - shabby chic
Paper Makeup - girly
QKR - vacation
Red Rubber - by the sea
Simon Wednesday Challenge - spots and dots
Sister Act - anything goes
The Paper Shelter - holiday time
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - takes us on vacation

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Hang Ten...

Still time for the beach and flip flops.
Love these cute flip flops from 
Diane's Daydream Designs.
These are from a really cute set of images called "Beach Scapes"

The Creative Details:
Image: Diane"s Daydream Designs
Embellishments: liquid pearls, starfish, gems, wave sticker
Tools: punches, embossing pad

The Challenges:
Allsorts - splish, splash
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Crafting by Designs - use a sentiment
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Craftin Desert Divas - summer
Craft Your Passion - citrus tropical colors
Creative Card Crew - sea/beach
Little Red Wagon - summer vacation
Pattie's Creations - summer fun
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
The House That Stamps Built - summer fun
Treasured Times - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - takes us on vacation
Whimsy Challenge - summer
613 Avenue Create - shaped cards/anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth