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Thursday, 29 May 2014

It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere!

Happy Thursday everyone!

It's time for another challenge over at Creative Knockouts!!

Our theme this week:
Summer's Coming!

Our amazing sponsor this week is:

http://www.bugaboostamps.com/


I used  Stella- Summer Blocks 5 O'Clock
I adore Stella- Witty Ol' gal! Lol!
 CS is American Crafts and DP is from my stash. I also made pinwheels with Brads from my stash. 

I colored the image with SN markers. 

So Summer's Coming- come and join us this fun challenge! 

Check out my teamies Summer inspired creations for more inspiration!

~hugs~
Amy

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Dance to your own music

COME AND JOIN IN THE FUN!!

MAY CHOOSE YOUR OWN CHALLENGE

Good Morning!
We have a NEW CHALLENGE for you!

http://freshbreweddesigns.blogspot.ca/2014/05/month-long-choose-your-challenge-may.html

Want to see what you can win this month?





YOU HAVE TO FOLLOW ALL RULES TO WIN!
(Check Challenge blog for Rules)

There is something for everyone at

Here's some inspiration for you using
Lovely Dancer

I just loved the lines and softness of this  image. 

 I used Shimmer CS for the base from DCWV and DP from Recollections. The sentiment is from Inkadinkado. I kept it soft, finishing it with flowers and pearl flourishes in shades of pink. 

I colored the image with SN markers:

There is still time to join us this challenge and I look forward to your beautiful creations!

~hugs~

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

One Dapper Dad!

Hello my crafty friends!

 I'm here to share 
a Card with you, that I made for


With Father's day around the corner I wanted to go with a masculine card for my Dad. Of course, Diane has AMAZING Digital sets for all occasions.


Love the colors in these sets. So much fun to work with. I finished it off with olive twine and brass brads. 


Thank you for stoppin' by and be sure to check out the beautiful sets at Diane's Daydreams Designs - Something for everyone!

~hugs~
Amy

Saturday, 24 May 2014

Tinkerbell Fantasy!

Hello my crafty friends! It's time for a new challenge over at

Our theme this challenge is:


FAIRY TALE OR FANTASY

We have amazing sponsors this challenge:

http://www.digitaldelightsbyloubyloo.com/
 Prize: $5 Gift Certificate


https://www.etsy.com/shop/DrawnwithCharacter
Prize: 3 Images


http://www.eurekastamps.com/
Prize: 5 Images


http://www.sassystudiodesigns.blogspot.ca/
Prize: 4 Images


https://www.etsy.com/shop/TimeforTeaDesigns
Prize: 5 Images

Amazing Prizes right?

This challenge I used Tinkerbell Honey from Sassy Studio Designs.



CS is American Crafts and DP is from DCWV. I used the Valencia Die from Memory box and fishtail die from My Favorite Things for the Hero Arts Sentiment.
The flower is from Michael's.

I colored the image with SN Markers:
I used SMOOCH in white on her boots and inked the die cut (Spellbinders Scalloped Oval) with Color Box Peach. 

Be sure to check out the Fantastic creations from my teamies for more inspiration and leave them some love. 

Happy Craftin'!
~hugs~
Amy

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Martini Birthday Wishes!

Good afternoon my Crafty Friends

I'm here to share a card I made  for 


I turned the sketch and used Martini Chicks from 

I just love this set with the sentiments. I've used it several times now. I made this for a friend's Birthday- and yes she likes...no ADORES Martini's. LOL!
CS is American Crafts and DP is from DCWV. 

I colored the image with SN markers and used Glossy accents on the glasses. 

I finished it with flowers and my own homemade enamel dots. :o)

Here's the inside of the card:
It's hard to see in the picture, but I embossed in silver Happy Birthday Sentiment from Stampin' Up!

I'm happy to say, she loved the card!

I'd like to enter the following challenge:



Happy Craftin'!

~hugs~
Amy

Loved beyond Measure

Hello my crafty Friends! It's time for a new challenge over at Sparkles Monthly Challenges


Our theme this month is:
CELEBRATE MOM/SPECIAL FEMALE

Our lovely sponsor this month is:
http://www.mariannedesign.nl/
 Prize: 2 Dies or 1 Die & 1 Stamp


For this challenge I used the lovely, Kenz and Tilly
from A&T Digital Designs- Emerald Faeries. Such ADORABLE stamps Anita has!

I made this for my dad to give my Mom for Mother's Day.

I layered CS from DCWV Scalloped Stack and the DP is from American Crafts.  I used Bling, Crochet lace, Pearl Flourish and Flowers from my stash. The sentiment is from My Favorite Things-Inspired by Flowers Set 4.

I colored Kenz and Tilly with SN Markers and White Gellyroll pen for highlights and die cut with Labels 14 from Spellbinders:
 This was so much fun to color!

Here's the inside with same CS and DP as the front:

Sure hope you join us this challenge! Be sure to check out my teamies Beautiful creations for more inspiration. 

I'd like to enter the following Challenges:
 Emerald Faeries Challenge #55- Flowers, Ribbon/Lace

Paper Pretties Wednesday Challenge #14- Embellish! 

Papertake Weekly Challenge- Pretty Pastels 

Whoopsi Daisy Challenge- For Mom or Special Lady 

Milk Coffee Challenge- Mother's Day/Special Lady Challenge 

Clear it Out Challenge- Mother's day/female card Stash: Flowers 

The Stamping Boutique Challenge #16- Mom 

The Paper Shelter Challenge #158- Girly Girl 

Kit & Clowder May Challenge 

Happy Craftin'!

~hugs~
Amy 

Missing you!

Happy Thursday everyone!

It's time for another challenge over at Creative Knockouts!!

Our theme this week:
LOTS OF LAYERS

Our amazing sponsor this week is:
http://craftysentimentsdesigns.co.uk/ourshop/cat_396491-Digital-Stamps.html
See challenge blog for prize details
 
I used the super cute Mia.
CS is American Crafts and DP's are from Recollections and My Mind's eye.  Pearls are also from Recollections.
 
I colored Mia wit SN markers and white Gellyroll pen for highlights- Cut her out with MFT- Die-Namics Blueprints 3.
The Sentiment is a Cuttlebug Sentiment.
 
  Be sure to check out the fabulous creations from my teamies and leave them some luv!

Happy Craftin'!
~hugs~
Amy
 

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Fresh Brewed Designs May Release Blog Hop~ SUMMERTIME AND THE LIVIN' IS EASY!

http://freshbreweddesigns.blogspot.ca/
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!! MAY12th, OUR BLOG HOP STARTS!!


~FRESH BREWED DESIGNS MAY CHOSE YOUR OWN CHALLENGE~

COME AND JOIN IN THE FUN!!

MAY CHOOSE YOUR OWN CHALLENGE

Good Morning!
We have a NEW CHALLENGE for you!

http://freshbreweddesigns.blogspot.ca/2014/05/month-long-choose-your-challenge-may.html

Want to see what you can win this month?




YOU HAVE TO FOLLOW ALL RULES TO WIN!


For each entry, you must:
  1. You must add badges and link back to this post in your personal post.
  2. You can choose to create using this sketch and/or use this photo as your inspiration piece.
  3. You may enter this challenge up to 5 times.
  4. Please no back linking, make sure your project is a NEW project created for this challenge
  5. TO WIN BLOG CANDY YOU MUST USE A FRESH BREWED DIGI OR STAMP.  Add FBD after your name so we will be able to find you quicker. 
(blog candy will be sent to USA residents only. If you win and you are not currently living
in the US, you will be sent a digital stamp gift card code worth $20)
 
Challenge ends May 31, 11:55 PM EST

 
    ~Warm Java Wishes to you!~

    Mother's Daisy Chain

    Hello my crafty friends!

     I'm here to share 
    a Candle with you, that I made for


    Diane has AMAZING Digital sets for all occasions.

    Her Mother's Day sets were beautiful, so I made a mother's day gift for my mom. 

    Here's the back of the candle:

    I printed the images onto tissue paper and heat set onto my candle. I finished it off with a Daisy Ribbon from Michael's; then added some liquid pearls into the centers. 

    The Daisies on the Front image have Yellow Stickles on the Centers- love the dimension and sparkle they add. 

    Thank you for stoppin' by and be sure to check out the beautiful sets at Diane's Daydreams Designs - you will LOVE them. 

    I'd like to enter the following challenges:






    Happy Craftin'!
    ~hugs~
    Amy


    Monday, 12 May 2014

    Fresh Brewed Designs May Release Blog Hop~ SUMMERTIME AND THE LIVIN' IS EASY!

    Good Morning and welcome to the May Fresh Brewed Designs Blog Hop!
    If you have already visited the challenge blog and are arriving
    here from Marji's Blog, then you are right on track!
    If not, then go BACK to the start >> HERE<< at Freshly Brewed Challenges. 

    Last month we welcomed in Spring, 
    but this month we are moving on into summer!
    http://freshbreweddesigns.blogspot.ca/2014/05/fbd-may-blog-hop-and-digi-release.html


    Sand in our toes, the smell of salty air, late evening walks, sticky, Popsicle covered faces, mosquitoes...
    Yes, it is almost here. 
    And we are SO EXCITED!!!

    Here is a card I created featuring one of Heather's newest digital stamps called "Beach Sweetie":
    I went with Bright, fun Summer Colors! Here's my little Beach Sweetie enjoying some ice cream while flying her kite. 
    DP is from American Crafts and The Wobble  and Twine are from Recollections. I used bling and Yellow Stickles on the sun for some sparkle and dimension. 

    Isn't she the sweetest?? I love her!!

    I used the "You Scream" sentiment and DP in the inside of the card.




    Here's a closer look at the wobble:

    You can order this digi or any of these new releases at the
      
    Thank you so much for hopping with us today.
    I do hope you enjoyed your visit with us.
    Be sure to leave a comment on all participating blog stops for a chance to win 
    a free digi of choice 
    from FBD.

    You have until May 14th, 11:59 PM EST to hop. 


    It is time for you to hop on over to my fellow DT member and friend,
    Edwina's Blog to see what she has prepared for you. 


    Have a lovely day.




    Here's the blog hop list in case you lose your way:

    Sunday, 11 May 2014

    Hello Kitty???

    Happy Sunday everyone! 

    It's time for a new challenge over at Crafting When We Can Challenges!!!

    Our theme this challenge is:

    DIE CUT SHAPES
    (e.g. flowers, clouds, stars, etc)

    Our wonderful sponsor this challenge is:
    http://www.inkyimpressionsrubberstamps.com/
     Check Challenge Blog for Prize details. 


    I used Workout Cat. I thought this was so cute but I kept thinking "HELLO KITTY!!!"

    Yep, so here's my version of Hello Kitty for either Boy or Girl! ;o)


    CS is American Crafts and DP is from Recollections. 
    I used Star punch from Marvy and Swiss Dot Corner Punch from EK Tools. 

    Colored this lil' guy with SN Markers. 
    The sentiment is from Popcorn Bear "Thanks A Bunch Set" from Crafter's Companion- inked in Red Staz-on.

    Thank you for stoppin' by and be sure to check out the Fabulous Creations from my teamies. 

    I'd like to enter the following challenges:

    Cute Card Thursday Challenge #320- Paw Pals 

    Aud Sentiments Challenge #106- Any Sentiment for a Child 

    Outlawz Challenges-Twisted Thursday Challenge: May 8- May14- twist is to use die cuts and punches! 

    A Creative Romance- One for the Boys 

    Left of Center Creative Challenge #31- Card for a Male 

    Savvy Handmade Cards Challenge- Zoo Animal 

    Catch The Bug Challenge Get Well soon or Pick me up  (pick me up)

    Sister Act Card Challenge #56- Anything Goes ~hugs~
    Amy

    Saturday, 10 May 2014

    Star Light, Star Bright!

    Hello my crafty friends! It's time for a new challenge over at

    Our theme this challenge is:

    USE SOME RIBBONS!

    We have amazing sponsors this challenge:

    Prize- 3 Images

    Prize: 3 Images

     Prize: $10 Gift Certificate



    Prize: 3 Images

    AMAZING right? :o)


     CS is from American Crafts and DP's from Recollections. I embossed with Stars EF from Cuttlebug.Sentiment is from Created with TLC. Finished with Ribbon, button, twine and dew-drops from my Stash. 

    I colored the image with SN markers and colored Pencils. Used White Gellyroll pen for highlights.

    Layered the image twice and "hung" the star.

    Be sure to check out the FABULOUS creations from my teamies. Get out your ribbon and join us this challenge!

    I'd like to enter the following challenge:
    (Yellow, embossing and button)

    ~Hugs~

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