Saturday, April 22, 2017

Wild Blooms


Cut out the flowers from white textured card stock using the Wild Blooms die from Memory Box.  Attached some green card stock to the back of the white layer, then attached to card base.  This is for the Card Care Connection Charity.

Challenges
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Showers and or flowers
Brown Sugar Challenge 247 - Use a die cut

Friday, April 21, 2017

Lovely Iris


I created this CAS style card for the Card Care Connection Charity.  Inked Penny Black #2663K Single Iris with ultramarine and green ink cubes then stamped onto GP card stock.  Cut out image and background layers.  Attached to card base and added a green ribbon.

Challenges
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Showers and or flowers
Penny Black And More - April Challenge Theme Spring

Thursday, April 20, 2017

House Mouse Spring Showers



Used this cute little mousie from the House Mouse Triple CD set.  Created the dot paper in GIMP. Also used a svg cut file called Oblong Frames from Lettering Delights to create my card base and top layer and cut out the pieces with my Cameo.

Challenges
Crafty Gals Corner Challenge - Embellish it
(Embellishments are the ribbon and polka dot frame)
Simon Says Stamp - Showers and or flowers

Whoo thinks your special


I was the lucky winner of a challenge from Polkadoodles and selected this darling owl image and frame set as one of my prizes.   She is from the Twiggy and Toots design sheet.  Created the wood grain and flower patterned papers in GIMP using overlays from Melstampz.  Cut out the pieces with my Cameo.  Added a few punched flowers and leaves to the corners of the frame.

Challenges

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Hope Your Day Is Doggone Great



I was the lucky winner of the last Polkadoodle's challenge and selected this darling pup as my prize. 
 (The pup and paw print are from the Horace And Boo Design Sheet One at the Polkadoodle's store.) 
I created the paw print paper in Silhouette Studio DE and cut out the pieces with my Cameo. 
  This will be going in the next box to the Cards For Hospitalized Kids Charity.


Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Pomeranian Easel Card


Here's a easel style card I made for the children's charity.  I used a sweet Pomeranian image from the Dog Tales Too Set by Beccy's Place.  Also used a cut file for the easel card base that I bought at the Silhouette store. Cut out the pieces with my Silhouette Cameo.  White corners were cut out with a EK Success corner punch.

Challenges
Beccy's Place - April Challenge
Pile It On Challenge 129 - Interactive cards
Cute Card Thursday Challenge 473 - More than one fold
C.R.A.F.T Challenge 411 - White plus one other color 

Monday, April 17, 2017

Springtime

This cute pup is called Flower Puppy.  Found him at the Bugaboo Digi Stamp Store.  Colored the image and created the papers in GIMP.  Cut out stripe layer with a MFT stitched rectangle die.  Tag, frame and image were cut out with my Cameo. Corners were punched with EK Success corner punch.  Mounted the image to the card base with pop dots.

Challenges
Pammies Inkie Pinkies Challenge 1716 - ATG
Bugaboo Crafty Challenge 4 - Use a Bugaboo image
QKR Stampede Challenge 239 - Flowers or ATG
Catch The Bug Challenge - Bingo - Middle Row
Sentiment - Tag, Players Choice - Bugaboo image, Stitching - Used a stitched die

Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Spring Color Inspiration 


Sunday, April 16, 2017

Dog Tales Too



This cute sheep dog is from the Dog Tales Too Set by Beccy's Place.  Created the print papers in GIMP, then opened all the pieces in Studio DE and cut them out with my Cameo.

Challenges
Beccy's Place - April Challenge
C.R.A.F.T Challenge 411 - White plus one other color (pink)

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Paper Pierced Bouquest

While looking through my digital files, I found this pretty flower image and paper piercing pattern from Fred She Said.  Traced edges of the pieces, then created the easel style card base in Silhouette Studio DE.  Cut out the pieces with my Silhouette Cameo and pierced the pattern with a needle.

Challenges
QKR Stampede Challenge 239 - Flowers or ATG
Artistic Inspirations Challenge 176 - ATG
Pile It On Challenge 129 - Interactive cards
Cute Card Thursday Challenge 473 - More than one fold
Catch The Bug Challenge - Bingo - Used the diagonal row
Texture (Paper Piercing), Players Choice (Flower image), Ribbon

Friday, April 14, 2017

Chic Rocker

Hubby was out running errands today so I had lots of time to work on cards for the children's charity.  This is the third card I made today with this sweet little birdie from the Cool Chicks Set by Beccy's Place.  Colored the image and created the papers using GIMP.  Cut out the banner and card base with my Cameo.  Image and background layers were cut out with stitched circle dies by Cottage Cutz.

Challenge
Beccy's Place - April Challenge
Pile It On Challenge 129 - Interactive cards
Cupcake Inspirations - Challenge 402 - See photo

Cool Chick

Another card for the children's charity.  This cute little birdie is from the Cool Chicks Set by Beccy's Place.  Colored the image and created the papers using GIMP.  Buttons were cut out with a Impression Obsession die.

Challenge
Beccy's Place - April Challenge
Cupcake Inspirations - Challenge 402 - See photo

Hey There Chickie



Working on some cards for the children's charity.  This cute little birdie is from the Cool Chicks Set by Beccy's Place.  
Colored the image and created the solid papers using GIMP.  Cut out the flower with a SU punch and button with a IO die.

Challenge
Beccy's Place - April Challenge
Cupcake Inspirations - Challenge 402 - See photo

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Just Pawsing To Say

This cute pup is from a new digital kit I bought on Etsy called "Love My Dog" by Laurie Furnell.   The digi image comes precolored so my card went together fairly quickly.  I cut out the saying with my Cameo and all other pieces with dies.  This will be going in the next box to the Cards For Hospitalized Kids Charity.


Challenges
Dream Valley Challenge 153 - Our Four Legged Friends
Catch The Bug - Raining Cats And Dogs



Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Just Pawsing To Say - Puppy Easel Card


Used a new digital kit I bought on Etsy called "Love My Dog" by Laurie Furnell.  Also used a easel cut file from the Silhouette store to cut out all the pieces.  Saying was mounted with pop dots to create the stopper.  Corners were cut out with a Whimsy die.

Challenges
Catch The Bug - Raining Cats And Dogs
Pile It On Challenge 129 - Interactive Cards
Dream Valley Challenge 153 - Our Four Legged Friends

Monday, April 10, 2017

Happy Easter

This sweet little gal is a new digi image just released at the Bugaboo store.  She comes precolored so my card went together fairly quickly.  I created the patterned papers in GIMP, then cut out all the pieces including the flowers with my Silhouette Cameo.

Challenges
Simon Says Stamp - Monday Challenge - Hip Hop
Cute Card Thursday Challenge 472 - Easter

House Mouses - Have a grape day

This fun precolored digi image is from the House Mouse Triple CD set.  Created the patterned papers in GIMP and cut out all the pieces with my Silhouette Cameo.  This is for the Cards For Hospitalized Kids Charity.

Challenges
Creative Knockouts 188 - Outside Fun (drawing faces on the grapes)
Pammie's Inkie Pinkie Challenge 1715 - ATG
Come And Get It Challenge - In The Garden

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Happy Easter Flip Swing Card




Used a fun "Easter Time Kit" from Carina Gardner that I bought at Snap Click Supply during their one buck Wednesday sale.  Also used a flip swing cut file from the Silhouette store and cut out all the pieces with my Silhouette Cameo.

Challenges
Pile It On Challenge 129 - Interactive cards
If You Give A Crafter A Cookie - See photo below


Saturday, April 8, 2017

Eggstra Special





Here's a Easter card I made with a cute digi image from Bugaboo called FBbabies.  Colored the image in Gimp.  Opened the image and digital paper from Carina Gardner in Silhouette Studio DE software.  Designed the layers and cut out all the pieces.

Challenges
Creative Knockouts 188 - Outside Fun (Easter egg hunt)



Friday, April 7, 2017

Hip Hip Hooray It's Your Birthday


I won a prize from Polkadoodles recently and selected this cute little hippo from the store.  Her name is Helga and she comes already colored so cards and other projects will go together quickly.  I cut out all the pieces with my Cameo using a stepper cut file from the Silhouette store.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Rainbow Bright

Another card for the children's charity made with a fun rainbow love paper I found at FPTFY.  Created the blue polka dot paper in GIMP.  Opened Silhouette Studio DE software and selected a frame I bought at the Silhouette store.  Colored in all the layers in the frame and cut out the card pieces with my Silhouette Cameo.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Thinking Of You


I used some fun print patterns and a saying I found at the Silhouette store to make this card.  Designed all the pieces in Studio DE, then cut them out with my Cameo.  Background layer cut out with stitched rectangle die.

Challenges
Mojo Monday - Sketch 491

Monday, April 3, 2017

Hello Spring


I found this cute Hello Spring image that's a free download from Just Peachy.  Created the green patterned papers in GIMP.  Opened the layers in Silhouette Studio DE, printed the sheet, then cut out with my Silhouette Cameo.  This will be going in the next box to the children's charity.

Challenges
Stella Says Sketch 507 - See Sketch

Hoppy Easter




Another Easter card for the children's charity made with a fun digi image called "Rabbit Eggs" from the Bugaboo store.  Used GIMP to create the patterned papers and color the image.  Opened everything in Silhouette Studio DE, designed the pieces, filled with patterns and cut out with my Cameo.

Challenges 
Stella Says Sketch 507 - See Sketch

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Hey There Chickie

This sweet little birdie is called EC Easter Chick from the Bugaboo store.  Colored her in GIMP using patterns and solids.  Opened all the pieces in Silhouette Studio DE software, sized all the layers then cut out all the pieces with my Cameo.  Digi papers are from the Navy And Green Paper Pack by Sweet Greets.

Challenges

Friday, March 31, 2017

Well Owl Be


This is one of the digi images I won as a prize from  Polkadoodles recently.  She is from the Twiggy and Toots design sheet. Patterned papers are also from Polkadoodles.  I cut out all the pieces with my Cameo using a frame from the Silhouette store that I converted into a card base with lots of layers.  


Challenges



Thursday, March 30, 2017

Easter Flip Swing Card

Here's a Easter Flip Swing card I made for the children's charity using a darling image from Bugaboo called Bunny And Chick Topper.  Cut out all the pieces with my Cameo using a cut file from the Silhouette store.

Challenge I am entering my card in
Simon Says Challenge - ATG
Cute Card Thursday Challenge 471 - Warm Colors

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Spring is here

Another card for the children's charity made with a free digi kit 151 from Papercraft Inspiration.  Had a lot of fun working with the bicycle image, the grass paper and the paper with the white bicycles on a blue background.  Lots of other fun kits available for free download at their site.

I am entering
Pinspirational Challenge 187 - See photo below


Monday, March 27, 2017

Another Bird-day Card

I'm running low on birthday cards so I'm making several to restock my stash.  I made this card using a fun birdie image from Bugaboo called EC Flower.  Colored the image with GIMP using patterns and solid colors.  Also created the patterned papers in GIMP.  Cut out all the pieces with my Silhouette Cameo.

I am entering the following challenges:
Pile It On Challenge 128 - Humor or Puns - Inside says Happy Bird-day To You
Cupcake Inspirations 400th Challenge - Birthday with a twist - Twist used is the Birds Challenge 249



Sunday, March 26, 2017

Happy Bird-day To You - 2nd post today






Here's a birthday card I made for a friend using a cute birdie image from Bugaboo called "EC flower",  Colored the image in GIMP with patterns and solid colors.  Cut out all the pieces using my Cameo and a cut file from the Silhouette store.  Also used a EK Success flower punch and a McGill circle punch for the flower centers

Challenges I am entering
Pile It On Challenge 128 - Humor or Puns - Inside says Happy Bird-day To You
Bugaboo Crafty Challenge 3 - ATG Used THIS Image


Cupcake Inspirations 400th Challenge - Birthday with a twist - Twist used is the Birds Challenge 249