Sunday, December 21, 2014

The Curtain Call Challenge - Candy Cane Reminder

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

 photo source: atthepicketfence.com

We have a new sponsor, Avery Elle, for this challenge!  A randomly selected participant will receive a $20 Avery Elle gift certificate, while the LEAD will be invited as a Guest Designer in a future challenge!


I just LOVE the non traditional Christmas colors that we have been given to work with!  This weeks card has NO Stamping and features Avery Elle's Season Greetings and Noel dies from their winter release. 

  Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections), Pure Poppy CS (Papertrey), Mambi Cards (Me & My Big Ideas), Peace Joy Love 6x6 Pad (Lawn Fawn); Tools: Season's Greetings Die (Avery Elle), Noel Die (Avery Elle), Jumbo Fishtail Banner Stax (Die-Namics), Classic Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Snowflake Punch (Martha Stewart); Other: Glittered Dot (Recollections), Brads, 2-Way Glue Pen (Zig), ATG Tape, Foam Tape

Die: Season's Greetings Elle-mentsDie: Noel Elle-ments
  
Make sure to to check out what the rest of the Curtain Call Crew has created for you!!


Thursday, December 18, 2014

The Deconstructed Challenge #181

Happy Thursday Everyone!!

It's time for a NEW sketch over at the
 
Can you believe Christmas is only a week away?  I know that I still have a ton of things to get marked off my To Do list.  Here's a card featuring the super cute Winter Penguin and it's coordinating die from Lawn Fawn
 
 
Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections), Black CS (Recollections), Snow Day 6x6 Pad (Lawn Fawn), Peace Joy Love 6x6 Pad (Lawn Fawn) 
Coloring Medium: Copic Markers 
Tools: Winter Penguin Die (Lawn Fawn), Petite Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Fishtail Flags Stax (Die-Namics), Corner Rounder, Scor-Buddy 
Other: Twine (Martha Stewart), Pearls, Glitter, 2-Way Glue Pen (Zig), ATG Tape, Foam Tape
 
http://www.iheartpapers.com/index.php 
 
 Winter PenguinWinter Penguin dies (lawn cuts)

You will have 2 weeks to play along as the design will be taking a mini break for the Holidays!!   We will be back on January 1st with a new challenge!!
 
 
  Make sure to check out was the DS Girls have been up to this week!!
 
 
 

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

i {heart} papers


Hello everyone!!  I'm back on the i {heart} papers blog today with a fun project perfect for the holidays.  Make sure to stop by and check it out!!

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

Happy Stamping!!  

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Curtain Call Challenge - Candy Cane

It's that time again...Curtain Time!!  We are excited to present a new
challenge, Candy Cane.

 photo source: atthepicketfence.com

We have a new sponsor, Avery Elle, for this challenge!  A randomly selected participant will receive a $20 Avery Elle gift certificate, while the LEAD will be invited as a Guest Designer in a future challenge!


Avery Elle is one of my favorite companies to work with!  They have a wonderful variety of stamps and dies.   As you can see I was totally inspired by the colors in the inspiration photo and created a
Christmas card featuring their NOEL Stamp & Die set.

 Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections), Pure Poppy CS (Papertrey), Mambi Cards (Me & My Big Ideas); Stamps: Noel (Avery Elle); Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento); Tools: Noel Die (Avery Elle), Jumbo Fishtail Banner Stax (Die-Namics), Hearts (Lawn Fawn); Other: Twine (Martha Stewart), Pearls, Glossy Accents (Ranger), ATG Tape, Foam Tape

Noel Clear StampsDie: Noel Elle-ments
  
Make sure to to check out what the rest of the Curtain Call Crew has created for you!!


The Pink Elephant Challenge #279 - Reminder

There's still plenty of time to join us over at The Pink Elephant!!
   
 

You have until Sunday, January 4th @ Midnight (EST).

Happy Stamping!! 

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The Deconstructed Sketch Challenge #180

Happy Thursday Everyone!!

It's time for a NEW sketch over at the 

The Deconstructed Sketch!!   
    
This week I created another quick & easy Christmas card using papers from the Jolly Good 6x6 pad by chickaniddy.  I normally never use the journaling/tags inserts that are included in some 6x6 pads but love how fast a project can be created when you need something on the fly. 

Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections), Real Red CS (SU!), Jolly Good 6x6 Pad (chickaniddy); Tools: Simply Scallops Medium (Die-Namics), Stitched Journaling Card (Lawn Fawn); Other: White Satin Ribbon, Red Pearls (Kaiser Craft), ATG Tape, Foam Tape


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

 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

NOEL

Happy Tuesday Everyone!!

Can you believe that Christmas is only a couple weeks away?!?!  Have you finished your shopping or getting your cards in the mail?  I know I haven't.

Today, I have a Christmas card using my new favorite Silver & white color combo.  I just LOVE how clean & elegant it looks.  The white embossing in the background looks like it was created with an embossing folder. 

 Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections), Vellum; Stamps: Noel (Avery Elle); Ink: VersaMark (Tsukineko), Tools: Noel Die (Avery Elle), Scor-Buddy, Embossing Heat Tool; Other: Detailed Silver Embossing Powder (Stampa Rosa), White Pearl Embossing Powder (WOW!), Rhinestones, ATG Tape, Foam Tape

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

Happy Stamping!!