Saturday, June 29, 2013

New Challenge Blog

The new challenge blog called House of Cards starts Monday.  The weekly theme for this Monday will be "Fun & Cute."  If you follow the blog and LIKE House of Cards on Facebook you can win this prize.

For more information check out this post at House of Cards!

Happy Crafting!

Friday, June 28, 2013

Inkspirational Challenge #26

This week the challenge over on the Inkspirational Blog is a sketch challenge.

Products Used:
Cricut Elegant Edges Cartridge
Turquoise and Navy Cardstock from Stampin'Up!
Ink:  Tempting Turquoise and Night of Navy from Stampin'Up!
Stamps:  Fresh Vintage and Tiny Tags from Stampin'Up!
EF:  Beautiful Wings from Stampin'Up!
Marvy Uchida Extra Fine Deco Color Pen in Liquid Silver

I am also entering the Fantabulous Cricut Challenge #166 - Frame it!

Happy Crafting!
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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

OWH Sketch 178

I created this card for my brother's birthday using Operation Write Home Stars and Stamps Sketch 178.


The DP is Glory from Authentique.  Ribbon and sentiment are from Stampin'Up!  Brads are from my stash.  

Happy Crafting!

Inkspirational Challenge #25

The Inkspirational Challenge Blog has a CASE challenge for this week.

The Stamps are from Club Scrap's Up, Up and Away Kit.  Embossing folder is Cuttlebug's Divine Swirl.  Pool Party ink from Stampin'Up!

Happy Crafting!

Monday, June 17, 2013

Inkspirational Challenge #24 and OWH Sketch #177

Catching up on a few challenges here.  This a combination of the Inkspriational Blog Challenge #24  and Operation Write Home Sketch #177.


Stamp, Cardstock, embellishments and DP is from the Club Scrap Cape Cod kit (May 2013).  Ribbon is Stampin'Up! (retired).  Ranger Jet Black Archival Ink and Derwent Watercolor pencils.

Happy Crafting!
You can visit my Creative Memories website HERE.

My Very First Design Team

I am super excited to announce that I have been asked to be on a design team.  My very first one!  The team  I am on is the Classic and Elegant DT over on the House of Cards challenge blog.  They have a different fun card challenge each week.

Week 1:  Fun & Cute
Week 2:  Clean & Simple
Week 3: Classic & Elegant
Week 4:  Shabby & Vintage

You can play along each week and challenge yourself with different card styles or just play on the week of the style you like.  Come join us over at the House of Cards.

Happy Crafting!

Monday, June 10, 2013

Inskpirational Challenge #23

A quick post here for the Inkspirational blog Challenge #23.  Still finishing up painting doors in the house.  Hope to get a break for some needed craft time later this week!

I used the Dream Pop paper from Close to My Heart.  Butterfly punch, Word Window Punch and sentiment  are Stampin'Up! Border punch is Martha Stewart.  Accented with Ranger White Opal Liquid Pearls.  I CASEd this from a Pinterest pin from Kings on Paddington blog which is also the January 14th, 2013 MOJO Monday.

Happy Crafting
You can visit my Creative Memories website HERE.

Monday, June 3, 2013

Our Daily Bread Design June Challenge

The Starts and Stamps Blog over at Operation Write Home has a challenge every month sponsored by Our Daily Bread Designs.  This months challenge is water.  Our Daily Bread Designs pays for shipping of two boxes of cards to our troops overseas.  One carton for every 25 cards submitted to the challenge (25 cards=one box freely shipped, 50 cards=2 boxes) .  They also choose 2 random winners for $35 gift certificates to ODBD.   Please join in for a chance to win.

This puppy dog is still one of my favorite digital images from Hambo Stamps.  I colored him with Prismacolor markers.  The DP is "Splash - Sea Urchin Spots" by Little Yellow Bicycle.  Border punch is from Creative Memories (retired).  

Happy Crafting!
You can visit my Creative Memories website HERE.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Operation Write Home Sketch Challenge 175

The Stars and Stamps Blog at Operation Write Home has posted Sketch Challenge 175.  The painting and remodeling in the house is almost done so I had time to work on a card this weekend.


I am still playing with the wonderful Authentique "Genuine" collection.  Love the blue jeans and bandanna look to the papers.  Sentiment is from TPC Studios.  

I am also entering this in the Inkspirational Blogs Challenge #22 "Anything Goes."  

Happy Crafting!
You can visit my Creative Memories Website HERE.