Sunday, July 24, 2016

Christmas In July Step Card




I created this step card using the following supplies:

Silhouette Cameo, Silhouette Studio DE Software & Silhouette Cut Files

58160 A2 Inside Step Card  


49200 Snowflakes



62870 Talk Bubble (Changed to print file)




Paper Creator Kits

Snowflake paper from the Carol Singing Mice Shadow Box Kit



Snowman image from the Snowman Fancy Shaped Card
which is included in the   Fancy Shaped Cards Mega Bundle Kit


Challenges
Brown Sugar Challenge #208 - Christmas In July




Friday, July 15, 2016

Christmas In July Pop Out Stepper Card


I love this darling little bundled up bear.  I created this holiday card using a fun kit called  Snuggle Christmas Multi Card Kit from the Paper Creator store. (Enter code DELORIS for a 20% discount off your order.)  I printed all the pieces, then cut them out using a craft knife and metal ruler.  Saying was cut out with Spellbinders Nestabilities Scallop Circle die.

Challenges
ABC Christmas Challenge - N is for No Rules!
Incy Wincy Challenge - Theme is Fancy Folds
Craftyhazelnuts Christmas - Challenge #289 - Use Purple
Pile It On - Challenge #112 - Use your favorite color (Blue and brown)

My card was picked as a weekly favorite on SCS July 17

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

You make me smile


This little cutie by Sassy Cheryl lives at the Paper Creator store.  The name of the precolored image is Pondering Thoughts.  Enter code DELORIS to get a 20% discount off your order.  I printed the image  and saying, then cut them out with Spellbinders dies.  Flowers were cut out with a old Stampin Up punch.    Added some buttons to the flower center and a twine bow on the tag.  

Challenges
Artistic Inspiration - Challenge #160 - Anything Goes
Crafting From The Heart - Challenge #120 - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Challenge #320 - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Challenge #37 Anything Goes

Friday, July 8, 2016

Penguin Card


Cut out this darling penguin card using my Silhouette Cameo and cut file #106576 from the Silhouette store.  Please note that I made one change to the cut file.  The original file has a card base that folds at the bottom.  I created a different card base that folds at the top and has a overlay for the card front to hide the top fold and keep the shape of the hat.

Challenges
Inspiration Destination - Challenge #93 - Anything Goes
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas - Challenge July - Theme is Anything Christmas
ABC Christmas - Challenge Theme is N for No Rules
Craft Your Passion - Challenge #319 - Anything Goes
Cut It Up - Challenge #100 - Anything Goes





Friday, July 1, 2016

Handsome Max


Hope you can join us for the new challenge starting today at Paper Creator.  The theme is Just For Men.  You are not required to use products from Paper Creator, but you will get an extra entry if you do.  The prize is a gift certificate to the store.  If you would like to place an order, Please enter code DELORIS to save 20% off your order.

I created this card using a darling precolored image called Handsome Max
I used Gimp to make the diamond and dot papers, then saved them as patterns in Silhouette Studio.  Cut out all the pieces using my Silhouette Cameo and cut file #63383 by Lori Whitlock.


Challenges
Simon Says - Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Creative Fingers - Challenge #112 - Anything Goes
Crafting With Friends - Challenge #24 - Anything Goes
Cut It Up - Challenge #99 - 3D Project

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Head start on the holidays


I need at least 50 cards for the holidays so I'm starting early to avoid the rush later in the year.  I created this card using a lovely landscape digi image from the Winter Scene Set 4  from the Paper Creator store.  


Supplies:
Paper Creator - Winter Scene Set 4
Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder
Poppy Small Madison Window Die (3 layers)
Martha Stewart Branch Punch For Wreath under window
Scor Pal to emboss the lines in the middle and bottom part of card
Cut out the tag with my Silhouette Cameo using cut file #23854 from the Silhouette store.

Challenges
CHNC Challenge Extra for June - Anything Christmas
CHNC Weekly Challenge #287 - Use A Sentiment
Open Minded Crafting Fun - Challenge #6 - Seasons or Holidays

Monday, June 20, 2016

Daisy Trail




I was the lucky winner of a Di's Design Challenge and selected this darling precolored image called Daisy Trail for my prize.  I cut out the image and polka dot frame with Spellbinders dies.  Cut out the word bubble with a Whimsy die.  Border and leaves were cut out with my Silhouette Cameo using cut files from the Silhouette store.  Patterned papers from my scrap box are from Doodlebug.

Challenges
Simon Says Stamp - Theme is Animal Magic
Simon Says Stamp Wed - Use Patterned Papers
Digi Design Challenge - Theme is Summertime
Color Throwdown Challenge #397 - See Swatch
Inspiration Destination - Challenge #90 - Anything Goes
Dragonfly Dreams - June Challenge - Say It With Flowers
One Stitch At A Time - Challenge #264 - Anything Goes - Layer It Up
Dream Valley - Challenge #134 - Theme is Summer Colors

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Hedgehogs In The Garden


Another thunderstorm is passing through, so I had some time this afternoon to make a card.  This is for a special little girl who isn't feeling well.  Hopefully it will make her smile. This darling precolored digi image is called Pots Of Hedgehog Love from Di's Design.  The image was cut out with Spellbinders dies and the corners were die cut with a Whimsy die.   I machine stitched scraps of pattern paper to the card base, then added a ribbon and a tag tied on with twine.

Challenges
Cute Card Thursday - Challenge #429 - Hobbies (Gardening)
Dragonfly Dreams Challenge - Say It With Flowers
Di's Design Challenge - Favorite Color Combo
 (Love the combination of yellow, green and red)
Crafty Friends Challenge - Based on a book
(The book is called "Animals In The Garden")

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Happy Birthday To Ewe


We had a tropical storm move through Florida which caused our remodeling project to be delayed.  So I get to play with my craft stuff today.  Here's a list of supplies I used: Family Ties paper by Pebbles, Penny Black Butterflies and ewe stamp, Memento black ink, Copic markers, Spellbinders dies, EK Success corner punch and twine.

Challenges
Pennys Papercrafty - Challenge #280 - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Challenge #327 - Butterfly (There's 2 on the image)




Friday, June 3, 2016

House Mouse Card - Shades of lilac


Had a few hours to work on cards while our dog was at the groomers this morning.
To create this House Mouse card, I used a precolored image from the House Mouse Triple CD set that I have had for over 2 years.  The cardstock, ribbon, buttons etc are all from my craft stash that I have had for at least a year or longer.

Challenges
CD Sunday - Let's go lilac
Crafts Galore Encore - Anything goes
Ooh La La Creations #205 - Four legs not two
Glitter N Sparkle - Challenge #190 - Flower power
Crafting For All Seasons - Challenge #127 - Make it girly
House Mouse And Friends Monday - Something old - Nothing new


Thursday, June 2, 2016

Happy Feet


I have some really awesome neighbors!   Look at the fun present Maura bought me for my yard.  Absolutely love my little "Happy Feet" planter.  I know that every time I walk up to the front door it's gonna make me smile!

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Simple Daisies


There's a new challenge starting today at Paper Creator.  The theme is All About Flowers.  I created my card with a wonderful kit called Simple Daisies.    I used the patterned papers and images from the kit, but changed it up a bit from the original sketch (shown below) .  Cut out all the pieces using my Carl Rotary Paper Trimmer and Spellbinders dies.  Ribbon, pearls and tag are from my stash.  

(Please enter code DELORIS for a extra 20% off your total.)


Challenges
Craft Your Passion - Challenge #314 - Anything Goes
Glitter N Sparkle - Challenge #190 - Flower Power
Fussy And Fancy Challenge - Dies And Or Punches
Pile It On - Challenge #109 - Theme is Tic Tac Toe
I selected the middle row - Ribbon, Image, Tag or Ticket