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Thursday, October 30, 2014

A Sweet Get Well

Wow, can you believe it is Thursday, already? Whoo Hoo Almost Friday! Yay! Anyway, as you know, (if you don't you should be keeping up with the goings on over at Catch The Bug!), today is Oldie But A Goodie Thursday at Catch The Bug. This means the design team is having a blast showing off those older images from Bugaboo Stamps and bringing them back - right in your face, to grab your attention! Stop by and see what the other design team members have to show you, too, at Catch The Bug!

My card for today uses the image, Boy Bear, from Bugaboo Stamps, colored with Promarkers, I used a fun design, this time, with layers of 3 banners.  I think it turned out really cute. The card was embellished with silver pearls. I also added two strips of yellow washi tape, to add an extra splash of color. The sentiment is by Sentiments 4 You and is punched with oval and scalloped oval punches.

I am entering this card in the following challenges:

Challenge #95 Anything Goes at 613 Avenue Create
TPE274 Anything Goes at The Pink Elephant
Challenge #22 Anything Goes at The Paper Nest Dolls
Anything Goes 10/27 - 8/11 at My Craft Creations
TTCRD 10/27 - 11/3 Anything Goes at Through The Craft Room Door
Challenge #9 Animal Antics at Let's Craft and Create
Challenge #97 If You Go Down To The Woods at Little Miss Muffet Stamps


PWC334 Polka Dots at Paper Pretties
Anything Goes at Simon Says Stamp
Challenge #243 Three Of A Kind  (3 Banners) at I Love Promarkers
Challenge #118 Two Or Three Word Sentiment at Aud Sentiments
Anything Goes at Divas By Design
Challenge #201 Anything Goes at Penny's Paper Crafty
Challenge #103 Anything Goes at Digistamps4Joy
Challenge #53 Anything Goes at The Stamping Chef


Anything Goes at 4 Crafty Chicks

Extra! Extra! Read All About it! New Release at Lia Stampz!

That's right! You heard me! Lia Stampz has a new release, just in time for all your Christmas Card Making needs! It's the new, Silly Santa digi stamp set! perfect for your card making needs! They also have a fun giveaway going on, too! Head over to Lia Stampz and check them out and see the giveaway rules!!

Check out this adorable new release, here!

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Sailing Sailing Over The Ocean Blue

It's Sunday and that means it is once again challenge time at the Lacy Sunshine Challenge Blog. Our theme, this fortnight, is to make a project that features a hat. Sounds like a fun one, doesn't it?! Come over and play along with us in our challenge! You could be one of our winners! Heather is generously giving away prizes and a guest designer spot, so come link up for your chance to win a prize - Or have the honor of being selected as Top 3 or guest designer!
Hurry over and show off your hat in our latest challenge!

My card uses the image Bubbles Sailing, From Lacy Sunshine, colored with Promarkers. My card layout uses the sketch from Tuesday Morning Sketches.  I never win there, but I really like thier sketches, so I like to play along now and then.  I chose not to add a sentiment or embellishment this time, since I like to sometimes just concentrate on showcasing the images and papers.

I am entering this card in the following Challenges:

Challenge # 272 Sketch at Tuesday Morning Sketches
Challenge #57 Anything Goes at Fitztown Challenge Blog
Favorite Color Combo (Red, White and Bue) at Top Tip Tuesday
Challenge #52 Anything Goes at The Stamping Chef
Stripes and Wags N Whiskers
Challenge #80 Anything Goes at Sister Act Card Challenge
Challenge #27 Anything Goes at Treasured Times Stamps Challenge

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Have a Vampyrific Halloween

Here I am, back, again, to tell you about a new challenge over at Open Mind Crafting.  We have a fun one for you, perfect for this time of year! Our theme is Halloween or dressing up.  Surely you have some Halloween makes to show off, right?  Come on over to Open Minded Crafting for Your Chance to win prizes from these great sponsors:

My card uses the image, Vampyre Witch, from Scrapper's Delights, colored with a mix of Promarkers and Copics - But mostly Promarkers. I wish you coud see the shading real well in the pic, because I am pretty darn proud of it, being its my first decent attempt at shading with Copics. Unfortunately. it doesn't show well in the pic because of the lighting and color choice.  but, trust me! I did well for a first real attempt LOL!  All papers used are from my stash. I have embellisehd the card with handmade pearls.  Oh, Oh.... I have a fun tip for you on making your own pearls.  You can make pearls in lots of colors, very inexpensively, buy buying plastic pony beads in bulk and melting them down in your oven.  I made these black pearls/enamel dots myself, by melting down black pony beads in the over at 250 degrees for about 10-12 minutes. Make sure you line your baking sheet with waxed paper and let the pearls cool for a few minutes before handling. Then they will slide right off the wax paper. Be careful when melting and monitor your pearls as different ones seem to melt at different rates of time.

This card if for my best male friend, for Halloween, who always appreciates my cards.  Hope he loves it!

I am entering this card in the following Challenges:

Challenge #34 Halloween at Scrapper's Delights
Celebrations For Kids at Send A Smile For Kids
Challenge #88 Halloween at Pumpkin Spice
Challenge #27 Anything Goes at Treasured Times Stamps Challenges
Challenge #210 Halloween at Corrosive Challenges
Challenge #230 Orange and Lilac at Sketchy Colors
Challenge #94 Anything Goes at 613 Avenue Create
RCS#81 The Haunted Mansion at Red Carpet Studio
SOS #174 Halloween at Shopping Or Stash
TPE273 Trick Or Treat at The Pink Elephant
Halloween at Crafty Boots
Lots of Layers at Melonheadz Friends
Challenge #114 Halloween at Artistic Inspirations
Halloween at Make My Monday
Challenge #57 Anything Goes at Fitztown Challenge Blog
10/13 - 10/25 Anything Goes at My Craft Creations
Challenge #93 Halloween at Dream Valley Challenges
Halloween at Clear It Out
Favorite Color Combo (Black, Orange, green and purple) at Top Tip Tuesday
Challenge #218 Halloween Colors at Tuesday Throwdown
TTCRD 10/21 - 10/27 Anything Goes at Through The Craft Room Door
It's Spooky at Cardz 4 Guys
Challenge #179 Halloween at The Paper Shelter
Challenge #75 Spooky Cute at Lia Stampz
Challenge #54 Halloween at Creative Moments
Challenge #21 Halloween at The Male Room
Challenge #52 Anything Goes at The Stamping Chef
Challenge #282 Halloween at C.R.A.F.T
Challenge #208 Halloween at Hanna and Friends
Halloween at Milk Coffee Stamps
Challenge #344 Trick Or Treat at Cute Card Thursday
Favorite Color Combo (Orange, Black, Green and Purple) at Top Tip Tuesday
Favorite Color Combo at Top Tip Tuesday (TIP)
Challenge #200 Dots and Pearls at Penny's Paper Crafty
Challenge #125 Orange and Black at Fussy and Fancy Challenges
Challenge #35 Halloween at Kitty Bee Designs
Challenge #51 Halloween at Left Of Center Challenges
R#199 Halloween at Crafts4Eternity
Halloween at Delicious Doodles
Challenge #17 Anything Goes at Art By Miran Challenge Blog
Challenge #80 Anything Goes at Sister Act Card Challenge
Challenge #145 Black Magic at My Sheri Crafts
Halloween at Di's Digi Designs
Challenge #131 Trick Or Treat at A Gem Of A Challenge

Friday, October 17, 2014

Whoa! Wow! New Release! have You Heard?!

Do you LOVE new releases?! Are you looking for some new Halloween cuteness to motivate your mojo! If you are, then this is the release for you!

Lia Stampz has a fabulously cute new Halloween release, now in thier Etsy shop, just for you! That's right! Lia Stampz has a new release on discount, right now in thier Etsy shop! Oh Oh, but, Hurry! This discount is only available till October 26th, so don't delay, Get yours today! Don't miss out on this super cute set of 9 Halloween stamps!

Hurry! Hurry! Hit this Link NOW to get your awesome and spookily cute digi set, today!