31 March 2015

Create A Card Blog Hop winners announced!

Winners have been drawn in the Create A Card Blog Hop!  Please visit Theresa's blog at Scraps by Gracie to see if you're a winner.  Thanks for everyone who stopped by!

The Outlawz Challenges Progressive Freebie March Challenge

I'm currently participating in the Progressive Freebie Challenge at The Outlawz Challenges, and today is the last day to enter my card for March!  This month, our image was supplied by Gerda Steiner Designs.  I thought I would go for a clean and simple look this month.

Supplies Used
Chipboard number from stash
Crayola colored pencils
Cuttlebug Happy Birthday embossing folder
Gerda Steiner Designs elephant balloon image
Sticky Doos foam adhesive
White cardstock from stash

Challenges Entered
CAS on Sunday Challenge #55--Numbers
Scrappin' 'n' Chattin' March Monthly Card Challenges--Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by!  Happy scrapping!

27 March 2015

Create A Card Blog Hop

Welcome to the Create A Card Blog Hop!

We are so happy you could join us today.  This is a one day blog hop, but don't worry; you have until Monday to stop by all the blogs and leave a comment to be entered into the drawing for the wonderful prize we have for you today.

Catherine Pooler, founder of Stamp Nation and Creativity Grows Here, has generously donated a trial membership to Stamp Nation to us to give away to those who hop along with us.  

Theresa Rawlins Knopf's photo.
Theresa Rawlins Knopf's photo.

To be entered in the drawing, just comment and follow each of the blogs on the hop today.  That's it; it's just that easy!  Prizes will be drawn and announced on Theresa's blog on Wednesday, April 1.

If you started at the beginning of the hop, you should have arrived here from Alicia.  Now, on with the projects!

The card I'm sharing with you today is one I made last weekend for a birthday party for my youngest son's best friend.  He was having a construction-themed birthday party, so I turned to Pinterest to see what construction-themed cards I could recreate, and this is the finished product:

I colored the digi image with Crayola colored pencils then mounted it to white cardstock using Sticky Doos foam adhesive from The Paper Studio.  I thought it needed a little bling (even if it was for a boy!), so I added some yellow rhinestones for the front lights.  The sentiment is from the spinner2stamp set from The {Stamps} of Life, and the Twill Herringbone embossing folder is from Teresa Collins.  

Please be sure to hop over to all the other wonderful blogs, too.  Here is the entire line-up:

Ashley <= YOU ARE HERE!
Pamela <= GO HERE NEXT!

Your next stop is Pamela!  Thanks for stopping by, and happy scrapping!

16 March 2015

Yellow, My Friend!

Happy Monday!  It's Monochrome Monday over at Timeless Twine, and I thought that since I don't use yellow very much that I'd pull out some of my yellow stuff to come up with a bright and cheerful card.  I used this sketch from the current challenge at the C.A.S. Clean & Simple Colours & Sketches blog:

and created this:

I'm really happy with the way it turned out!

Challenges Entered
C.A.S. Clean & Simple Colours & Sketches Challenge #115--Sketch
Scrappin' 'n' Chattin' March Card Challenges--Anything Goes

Supplies Used
Cardstock and paper from stash
Paper flowers and brad from stash
Pebbles Inc. Chalking Set
The {Stamps} of Life crayons2stamp sentiment
Studio G pigment ink in yellow
Timeless Twine in Lemonade Yellow
Lemonade Yellow Bakers Twine by Timeless Twine

You can see more details by visiting my blog.  Thanks for stopping by!  Have a great week, and happy scrapping!

12 March 2015

Happy Birthday to Me and Stick It Down March Card Team reveal!

It's time for the March Card Team reveal at Stick It Down, and it's also MY BIRTHDAY!!!! 

WOOHOO!!!!  No matter how old I get, I think I'll always enjoy celebrating my birthday.

Here's the Stick It Down card sketch for this month:

and here's my take:

I really enjoyed the snow we had last week, but I am READY for some warmer weather so I thought I would channel that with this card.

Challenges Entered
CASology Week 137:  Tropical
Scrappin' 'n' Chattin' March Card Challenge--Sun/Sunshine

Supplies Used
Jillibean Soup Watermelon Gazpacho Soup 6x6 pad (The bathing suits on the line were fussy cut from a sheet in this same pad.)
Linnie Blooms canvas sunflower (which I actually cut down a little because I didn't have a smaller one)

Thanks for stopping by!  I hope you'll join in on one of the challenges at Stick It Down this month.  Happy scrapping, everyone!

07 March 2015

Sequin/Shaker Saturday with Timeless Twine!

It's Sequin/Shaker Saturday on the Timeless Twine blog!  Shaker cards are ones I LOVE but have always struggled with.

For this card, I used the no-bulk shaker card technique from Jennifer McGuire, which can be viewed on her YouTube channel here.

I'd never stamped on acetate before, but I think I really like the look!

SALE - Olive Green  Bakers Twine by Timeless Twine - Goes GREAT with Stampin Up Old OliveHappy Days Clear Stamp Set - Year Round Sentiments StampsSparkly Clear Sequins - 5mm

Bella Creationz Happy Days stamp set
Bella Creationz Sparkly Clear Sequins
Bella Creationz White Frost Sequins--coming soon!
Timeless Twine Olive Green

Thanks for stopping by!  Happy scrapping!

06 March 2015

Eggstra Special Easter

I thought I would whip up a few Easter cards this week, since Easter is not too far away.  This one came together fairly quickly, as I wanted a clean and simple card that could be replicated quickly and easily if needed.

Challenges Entered
CASology Week 136--Basket
Scrappin' 'n' Chattin' March Card Challenges--Easter, Spring, or Pastel Colors

Supplies Used
Crayola colored pencils
There She Goes Clear Stamps Hunny Bunnies stamp set (Company is now out of business.)

Thanks for stopping by!  I hope you have a great weekend, and happy scrapping!