Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Curtain Call Challenge - Burlap Banner Reminder

There is still time to join us for the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge: Burlap Banner!  You have until October 25th at 8:00 AM CDT to be inspired and share your project!


We have a new sponsor, The Twinery, for the Curtain Call Inspiration: Burlap Banner!  A randomly selected participant in the Burlap Banner challenge will receive a fabulous bundle from The Twinery, while the LEAD will be invited as a Guest Designer in a future challenge!
 
  
The Twinery sent the Curtain Call designers a lovely assortment of twines to work with...I LOVE adding twine to my projects!!  

 For today's project I created a Gift Card Holder and used some of 
 The Twinery's yummy Mandarine Stripe twine to attach the tag.


 Supplies: 
Paper: Crumb Cake CS (SU!), Spirited 6x6 Pad (Authentique); Stamps: Forever Fall (Reverse Confetti); Ink: Crumb Cake (SU!), Espresso Truffle (Memento); Tools: Stitched Tags (Pretty Pink Posh), Scor-pal, Mini Distress Tool (Tim Holtz/Ranger); Other: Canvas Ribbon (The Paper Studio), Mandarine Stripe Twine, Chocolate Delight Pearls (Queen & Co), Scor-Tape, ATG Tape

Image of Mandarin Stripe Mini Bundle - 15 yards

Make sure to to check out what the rest of the Curtain Call Crew has created for you!! 

Guest Designer, Kelly Latevola

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Pink Elephant Challenge #273

 
  We are challenging you with a:

 "Trick or Treat"
(Create a Treat Holder/Container)

This week we are challenging you to create a Halloween Treat Holder/Container.  I found this super fun tutorial over on Chic n' Scratch's blog and just had to give it a try with some Lawn Fawn Stamps & Dies that I picked up over at i {heart} papers.

 Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections, 110Ib), Black CS (American Crafts), Spirited 6x6 Pad (Authentique); Stamps: Monster Mash (Lawn Fawn); Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento); Coloring Medium: Copic Markers; Tools: Small Stitched Rectangles (Lawn Fawn), 1/4" Hole Punch, Scor-Buddy; Other: Halloween Ribbon (Celebrate It), Black Pearls, Googly Eyes, Glossy Accents (Ranger),  Clear Wink of Stella (Zig), ATG Tape, Foam Tape

http://www.iheartpapers.com/index.php 

 
monster mash

Make sure to stop by The Pink Elephant Blog to see what Ella's Girls have been up to this week!!

Happy Stamping!!  

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The Deconstructed Challenge #173

Happy Thursday Everyone!!

It's time for a NEW sketch over at the

 
The Deconstructed Sketch!! 

This week I created a Thanksgiving Card featuring papers from Authentique's Grateful 6x6 pad and a stamp from Lawn Fawn's Thankful stamp set.

Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections, 110 Ib), Kraft CS (Papertrey), Chocolate Chip CS (SU!), Corkstock (Canvas Home Basics), Grateful 6x6 Pad (Authentique); Stamps: So Thankful (Lawn Fawn); Ink: Rich Cocoa (Memento); Tools: Large Stitched Rectangles (Lawn Fawn), Stitched Journaling Card (Lawn Fawn), Large Leaves (Paper Smooches), Simply Scallops Medium (Die-Namic), Scor-Buddy; Other: Button, Bronze Metal Accents (TPC Studio), Dark Brown Hemp Twine (Hemptique), ATG Tape, Foam Tape

http://www.iheartpapers.com/index.php

 
Make sure to check out was the DS Girls have been up to this week!!

 

Monday, October 13, 2014

The Pink Elephant Challenge # 272

  We are challenging you with a:

Black, Orange, + Your Pick  

My card features one of the super cute Ghosts from the
 
 
Supplies: 

 Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White CS, Black DCWV CS, Phantom DP (Pink Paislee); Stamps: Little Ghosts -Peek & Boo (By LORi Designs); Tools: Classic Circle Nestie (Spellbinders), Petite Scallop Circle Nestie (Spellbinders), Bat Punch (Martha Stewart), Spider Web Border Punch (Martha Stewart), Banner Builder Collection dies (Papertrey), Studio Skinni Mini Alphabet Set(Quickutz); Other: Twine, Rhinestones, ATG Tape, Foam Tape

   
  
Make sure to stop by The Pink Elephant Blog to see what Ella's Girls have been up to this week!!

 Happy Stamping!!

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The Deconstructed Sketch Challenge #172

Happy Thursday Everyone!!

It's time for a NEW sketch over at the

 
The Deconstructed Sketch!! 

Today my Husband and I celebrate our 21st Wedding Anniversary!!  
Happy Anniversary, Brian!! 

My card features stamps from the The Big, The Bold, and the Happy stamp set from Winnie & Walter and papers are from the Ahoy There 6x6 pad from Carte Bella.  I also used some dies from Lawn Fawn.

Make sure to check out was the DS Girls have been up to this week!!

 

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

The Curtain Call Challenge - Smooches Reminder

There is still time to join us for the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge: SmoochesYou have until October 10th at 8:00 AM CDT to be inspired and share your project!
 
 

We have a new sponsor, Paper Smooches, for the Curtain Call Inspiration: Smooch!  A randomly selected participant in the Smooch challenge will be awarded their choice of a Paper Smooches stamp set, while the LEAD of the challenge will be invited as a guest designer for a future challenge!


My card features a sentiment from the Word Salad   stamp set from Paper Smooches.  This card would be perfect for an Anniversary, Valentine's Day, or just to let your sweetie know that you "LOVE" them.

Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections 110Ib), Pure Poppy CS (Papertrey Ink); Stamps: Word Salad (Paper Smooches); Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento); Tools: Hugs & Kisses EF (Cuttlebug), Scallop Square Die (Sizzix), Lips Die (Quickutz-Retired); Other: Twine, Pearls, Glossy Accents (Ranger), ATG Tape, Foam Tape

 
 

Monday, October 6, 2014

The Pink Elepant Challenge #271


We are challenging you with a:

"Think PINK"
In Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 You just need to use the color PINK on your card or project.


This weeks challenge really is close to my heart as my Mom was recently diagnosed and is under going treatments.  She is a fighter and I know that she will beat this!!!  Love you Mom!!
 
 My card features the Hope Fights digital image from Whimsie Doodles.

 Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections, 110Ib), Basic Grey CS (SU!), Pretty 6x6 Pad (Authentique); Stamps: Hope Fights Digital Image (Whimsie Doodles); Coloring Medium: Copic Markers; Tools: Small Stitched Rectangles (Lawn Fawn), 1 1/4" & 1 3/8" Circle Punches (SU!); Other: Satin Ribbon, Pearls, Clear Wink of Stella (Zig), ATG Tape, Foam Tape

I also played along with Sweet Sketch Sunday:

http://kgiron.blogspot.com/2014/10/sweet-sunday-sketch-challenge-239.html
 
Make sure to stop by The Pink Elephant Blog to see what Ella's Girls have been up to this week!!

 Happy Stamping!!