Monday, July 4, 2016

FCCB Challenge #280 ~ Ice Cream

Hello friends! First of all, I would like to apologize for the inconsistency of this post. Like many others, lately I have been having a problem with Blogger erasing my posts. It will stay up for several hours but then all or part of it is gone again. This is yet another attempt to get this post to stay put permanently, but if it disappears or has sections missing, I just want you to know that Blogger is at fault and I'm not actually losing my mind, lol.

Anyway, it's time for another Challenge Me Monday. To join us and see the full guidelines, please click on this box directly below....



Challenge #280 ~ Ice Cream


This Week's Sponsor is:


AND....
we will also be giving away a....
    $25 Amazon gift card!! 


To qualify for the prize, you must use at least 1 Cricut cut on your project and let us know which cartridge(s) you used. If you use a Cricut Explore machine, at least one cut must be from the Cricut catalog of images.


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SIZE:  A2
CRICUTImagine
CARTRIDGE:  "Yummy"
PAPERCTMH "White Daisy"
EMBOSSINGCuttlebug machine with Sizzix folder
INKCTMH "Chocolate"
OTHERStickles "Star Dust"; Fiskars Paper Edgers "Victorian"; 3M foam tape


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Monday, June 6, 2016

FCCB Challenge #278 ~ Celebrate Dad

Hello friends and welcome to another Challenge Me Monday! To join us and/or see the full guidelines, just click on this box directly below....



Challenge #278 ~ Celebrate Dad


This week's sponsor is ....

 


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Inside


SIZE: 3.5 x 5.5"
CRICUTExpression 2 & Gypsy
CARTRIDGE:  "Beep Beep"
PAPERCore'dinations; CTMH
STAMP SETCTMH "Framed"
INKCTMH Exclusive Inks "Holiday Red"; Memento "Tuxedo Black"
OTHER DIESLawn Fawn "Grassy Border" 


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Thursday, May 26, 2016

PDE Linky Party #125 ~ Anything Goes

Hello friends! I hope you are having a fabulous week and looking forward to an even better weekend! Now it's time for another PDE Linky Party! We would love to have you join us and share any kind of crafty project you've made. To see the full guidelines and link up your creations, click HERE or on the badge directly below. We look forward to seeing what you create!


www.pdelinkyparty.blogspot.com


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For today's card, I was messing around with inking the negative space of an embossing folder. It took me several tries but I think this one finally came out decent....




SIZE:  A2
CRICUTExpression 2
CARTRIDGE:  "Cricut Alphabet
PAPERCTMH; Martha Stewart
EMBOSSINGCuttlebug machine; Darice folder
INKCTMH Exclusive Inks "Pixie"
OTHERRecollections brayer; Stickles "Fruit Punch"; CTMH Liquid Glass; Viva Pearl Pen


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Challenges:

DL.ART -  May Linky Challenge; anything goes; 2nd entry
Die Cuttin' Diva'sChallenge #267; polka dots
Craft Your Passion -  Challenge #313; anything goes; 2nd entry
Crafting From The Heart -  Challenge #113; anything goes; 2nd entry
2 Creative Chicks -  Challenge/Showcase #10; anything goes; 2nd entry
Word Art Wednesday -  Challenge #232-233; anything goes
My Sheri Crafts -  Challenge #182; pearls and/or bling 


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Monday, May 23, 2016

FCCB Challenge #277 ~ All About Pets

Hello friends and welcome to another Challenge Me Monday! To join us and/or see the full guidelines, just click on this box directly below....



Challenge #277 ~ All About Pets


This week's sponsor is ....
***There will be three $20 gift certificates!***



To qualify for the prize, be sure to use at least one Cricut cut on your project and please let us know which cartridge(s) you used. If you use a Cricut Explore machine, at least one cut must be from the Cricut catalog of images.

If your project is something other than a card, you will get two entries into the drawing!


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Inside


SIZE:  A2
CRICUTExpression 2 & Gypsy
CARTRIDGE:  "Paper Pups"
PAPERWRMK; Core'dinations
STAMP SETSWRMK "Friends Furever"; Craftin Desert Divas "Animal Antics"
INKCTMH Exclusive Inks "Barn Red" & "Outdoor Denim"
RIBBONWRMK twill ribbon
OTHER3M foam tape; black Sharpie marker


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Challenges:

DL.ART -  May Linky Challenge; anything goes
Crafting By Designs -  May Challenge; anything goes
Craft Your Passion -  Challenge #313; anything goes
Crafting From The Heart -  Challenge #113; anything goes
Crafty Catz -  Challenge #325; anything goes
Creative Card Crew -  Challenge #113; masculine
Little Scrap Pieces -  Saturday Linky Party; anything goes
Word Art Wednesday -  Challenge #230-231; anything goes
2 Creative Chicks -  Challenge/Showcase #10; anything goes


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Thursday, May 12, 2016

PDE Linky Party #123 ~ Anything Goes

Hello friends! I hope you are having a fabulous week and looking forward to an even better weekend! Now it's time for another PDE Linky Party! We would love to have you join us and share any kind of crafty project you've made. To see the full guidelines and link up your creations, click HERE or on the badge directly below. We look forward to seeing what you create!


www.pdelinkyparty.blogspot.com


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I apologize for this post being so late.... I was sure it had posted but when I looked again it was gone. Oops! On Mother's Day I fractured my ankle into 7 pieces and last week I had surgery to repair it. I have a titanium plate and 10 screws in it now and I can't even begin to start walking on it for another 3 months. There goes my summer! Anyway, I'm going to blame this late post on my pain medication... it works for the pain but also turns me into a space cadet.

This card was made entirely from an older CardMaker kit. Everything is from the kit except the stamp and ink are from CTMH




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Thursday, April 28, 2016

PDE Linky Party #121 ~ Anything Goes

Hello friends! I hope you are having a fabulous week and looking forward to an even better weekend! Now it's time for another PDE Linky Party! We would love to have you join us and share any kind of crafty project you've made. To see the full guidelines and link up your creations, click HERE or on the badge directly below. We look forward to seeing what you create!


www.pdelinkyparty.blogspot.com


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Here is my card for this week....




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Envelope 



Envelope back



SIZE:  5 x 7"
CRICUTExpression 2 & Gypsy
CARTRIDGE:  "Mother's Day 2010"
PAPERAnna Griffin
STAMPSAnna Griffin
INKCTMH Exclusive Inks "Desert Sand" & "Chocolate"
EMBOSSINGCuttlebug with Provo Craft folder "Simple Flowers"
OTHERAnna Griffin ribbon; Martha Stewart mini pearls; washi tape from stash; Fiskars corner rounder; WRMK Envelope Punch Board

*** Unless noted above, all other embellishments are Anna Griffin.


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Thursday, April 7, 2016

PDE Linky Party #118 ~ Anything Goes

Hello friends! I hope you are having a fabulous week and looking forward to an even better weekend! Now it's time for another PDE Linky Party! We would love to have you join us and share any kind of crafty project you've made. To see the full guidelines and link up your creations, click HERE or on the badge directly below. We look forward to seeing what you create!


www.pdelinkyparty.blogspot.com


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I certainly seem to be on a 'Thank You' card kick lately. I use them probably the most - even more than birthday cards.  This time I wanted something not quite so girly and flowery, so I did the black background to set the tone. There's something I find very appealing about using black with rainbow colors. I think it must be the juxtaposition of bright and dark, coming together to make something beautiful. Okay so I'd better stop before this turns into a Philosophy 101 paper :)




SIZE: 4" square
PAPERRecollections
EMBOSSINGLifestyle Crafts folder "Beads" 
STAMP SETPaper Smooches "Chit Chat"
INKMemento "Tuxedo Black"
COLORINGZig Clean Color waterbrush markers
OTHERThe Twinery twine; Fiskars Paper Edgers; 3M foam tape


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Thursday, March 24, 2016

PDE Linky Party #116 ~ Anything Goes

Hello friends! I hope you are having a fabulous week and looking forward to an even better weekend! Now it's time for another PDE Linky Party! We would love to have you join us and share any kind of crafty project you've made. To see the full guidelines and link up your creations, click HERE or on the badge directly below. We look forward to seeing what you create!


www.pdelinkyparty.blogspot.com


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Today's card was made using an older Stampin' Up! kit. All the materials are from the kit, except the embossing was done with the Provo Craft folder "D'Vine Swirls". It is a standard size A2 card.




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Thursday, March 10, 2016

PDE Linky Party #114 ~ Anything Goes

Hello friends! I hope you are having a fabulous week and looking forward to an even better weekend! Now it's time for another PDE Linky Party! We would love to have you join us and share any kind of crafty project you've made. To see the full guidelines and link up your creations, click HERE or on the badge directly below. We look forward to seeing what you create!


www.pdelinkyparty.blogspot.com


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Today's card was made using a Hot Off The Press colorless background which I colored with Zig Clean Color watercolor brush markers. The sentiment is from the CTMH "Curlicue Alphabet" stamp set and embossed with CTMH silver embossing powder and a VersaMark watermark stamp pad. I used a Wink Of Stella silver glitter pen for accents and CTMH Exclusive Inks in "Holiday Red" around the edges.




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Thursday, February 25, 2016

PDE Linky Party #112 ~ Anything Goes

Hello friends! I hope you are having a fabulous week and looking forward to an even better weekend! Now it's time for another PDE Linky Party! We would love to have you join us and share any kind of crafty project you've made. To see the full guidelines and link up your creations, click HERE or on the badge directly below. We look forward to seeing what you create!


www.pdelinkyparty.blogspot.com


 I needed some smaller sized thank you note cards so this is the set I came up with. The floral stamp was the perfect size to begin with so I just proportioned the cards accordingly. I don't do them very often but I really like simple little cards like this and I love making sets of them. I also like varying each card a little, so that's why I did the 4 different sentiment stamps and colored the flowers in different color variations. I think it's much more fun when they're not all exactly the same.












SIZE:  4" square
PAPERCTMH "White Daisy"
STAMP SETSCTMH "A Little Everything", "A Flowering Bunch", "Variety of Thanks" and "For Every Occasion"
INKMemento "Tuxedo Black"
COLORINGZig Clean Color waterbase brush markers


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