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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Gingerbread in Box Cards- Christmas Box cards - I'm Published (sort of...)


A treat for me on these cute Lawn Fawn and Doodelbug  combo box cards is that one was published in the Scrapbook and Cards Today Magazine! So cool, Right.

Well.... I got a letter from the editor saying they were so sorry but they published my name wrong---Kathleen Stewart vs, Kathleen Sawyer  (sad face)...  but still my card was published!



This is the card that made it in to the magazine!

This is the card for the challenges - was not in magazine 








Non the less I think the combination of Lawn Fawn box card die and Doodelbug papers and die-cuts are a sweet combination.

See my creation in Scrapbook and Cards Today magazine (SCT) Winter 2017 Issue (under Kathleen Stewart vs. Kathleen Sawyer :(  ) - In the Inspiration Gallery on page 67  (69 -on line)

Challenges:
Scrapbooks.com
613 Avenue Create - #204 anything goes  Christmas/winter (Closes 7 Jan)
Crafty Calendar Challenge -It's Christmas - (Closes 28 Dec)
DLART - December Linky -(Closes 31 Dec)
Kitty Bee Designs - Anything goes - Twist/Christmas - Closes 13 December
Word Art Wednesday- #312 & #313 Anything Goes (closes 20 Dec)

If you have questions on anything about these cards, feel free to P.M. me.

God bless and happy Crafting - Have a sweet Christmas ya'll!

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Season's Greetings - Sweet Deer Card

T'is the season.  I have an inset easel today.


The hardest part was creating the card base without a template.  Lots of trial and error (guess I'll be buying a die for this...)


I have used Carta Bella papers and CTMH chipboard pieces, along with craft paper, pop-dots, and some gems.  For more on technique  or products feel free to P.M. me.

See previous post for additional card.


Challenges:
Scrapbooks.com
613 Avenue Create - #204 anything goes  Christmas/winter (Closes 7 Jan)
Simon Says stamp - Monday Challenges Star Light-Star Bright- (Closes 4 Dec) - use a star
Crafty Calendar Challenge -It's Christmas - (Closes 28 Dec)
CropStop - November Challenge #34 - (Closes 13 Dec)
DLART - December Linky -(Closes 31 Dec)
Word Art Wednesday- #310 & #311 Anything Goes (closes 5 Dec)

"And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by Him". Colossians 3:17

God bless and happy holiday crafting!

Reveres Easel Card- Seasons Greetings

I call it "reverse" because most easel cards I see have the center  forward, but on this card I  have the center in-set.

I think the little poinsettia looks like a star

Once I figured out how to cut the card base (trial and error without a template), the rest of the card came together easily with the beautiful Carta Bella Papers and  Sizzix die - Winter Wishes Collection - Christmas
Challenges:
Scrapbooks.com
613 Avenue Create - #204 anything goes  Christmas/winter (Closes 7 Jan)
Simon Says stamp - Monday Challenges Star Light-Star Bright- (Closes 4 Dec) - use a star
Crafty Calendar Challenge -It's Christmas - (Closes 28 Dec)
CropStop - November Challenge #34 - (Closes 13 Dec)
DLART - December Linky -(Closes 31 Dec)
Word Art Wednesday- #310 & #311 Anything Goes (closes 5 Dec)...

"And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by Him". Colossians 3:17

If you ever want more info on technique, products or supplies used, please, feel free to P.M. me.

Thanks for stopping by, and as always - God Bless and happy Scrappin'  


Friday, November 24, 2017

Turkey Day Birthday Card

Hello Crafty Friends,

So every few years my husbands birthday falls on Thanksgiving,   This was the  year his birthday fell on turkey day and I thought he needed a fitting card.





I really like the effect of alcohol markers -  still in the learning phase with these.
Supplies:
 Dies:  Cards base - Little Darlings  CB107 - Fancy Square and little things
            Leaves, small pumpkin, and turkey body - Sizzix (Stephanie Bernard)
           .....Well I had all my supplies listed and blogger mad it disappear - sad face --- so if you would like more info please pm and I will gladly give you more info .

  
Cupcake Inspiration - CIC432 - Closes 25 November (Turkey Cupcakes - Nailed it - IMHO)
                                  (I was a Sweet Six Pick!!!)
613 Avenue Create -  Anything Goes #203  (closes 2 Dec) -  optional twist 3D
CropStop - November Challenge - Linky Party #34 (closes  17 Dec)
Crafty Calendar - Autumn Colors (Closes 28 Nov)
The Corrosive Challenge - 11# November Anything Goes (closes 30 November)  
Word Art Wednesday - #310 & #311 - Anything Goes - Closes 5 Dec

   "And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by Him".  Colossians 3:17
     

God Bless and happy Craftin'

Sunday, November 12, 2017

SWEET LITTLE THANKSGIVING CARD

So sweet - love the little vintage girl in the gingham dress I printed from the internet.


 I tried my hand at hand coloring (and shading) the pumpkin - really like the way it turned out.  Will definitely have to try some more coloring in the future.
second one with ribbon at bottom
Inside sentiment:   Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving Day!

Supplies:
Card base (in cream)
Cardstock - Orange
Pattern papers (from my stash)
Gingham ribbon
Alcohol markers (Chromatix)
Tombow Adhesive
Lawn Fawn Rectangle Dies - Large set
Foam squares - stash (to pop the pumpkin)

Challenges:
Cupcake Inspiration - CIC431 - Closes 25 November
613 Avenue Create -  Anything Goes #203  (closes 2 Dec)
CropStop - November Challenge - Linky Party #34 (closes  17 Dec)
Crafty Calendar - Autumn Colors (Closes 28 Nov)
The Corrosive Challenge - 11# November Anything Goes (closes 30 November)  
Word Art Wednesday - #308 & #309 - Anything Goes - Closes 23 November
DLART - Thankful Thursday - (closes 6 December)

1 Chronicles 16:34 which says, "Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; for His mercy endureth forever".

If you have more question as to technique, how I did it, or what I used; please feel free to PM me.
Have a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving
As always, God Bless and Happy Scrapin'

Friday, November 10, 2017

Thanksgiving Card - Vintage Flare


A Sweet Little Pilgrim Boy brings softness to the bold Holiday card


This card has so much texture  but comes together nicely with help from a few Anna Griffin Tools.

I have embossed the brown cardstock with one of Anna's fall embossing folders and brushed it with some gold ink (Dew Drop - brilliance - Galaxy Gold).  Then I cut out fall leaves in four coordinating earth-tone fall  colors with one of Anna's leaf  dies. 

Topped off the leaves with hemp cord and 2 handsomely textured, coordinating buttons.

I really like the overall welcoming feeling of this card. 


Supplies:
Cardstock - Several earth tones  (Cream, Burnt orange, pumpkin, latte, coffee, Dark Brown)
Pattern Paper: Stripped (Old CTMH)
Dies:  Anna Griffin Fall leaves
Embossing folder: Anna Griffin Fall folder
Two buttons
Twine
Ink -Dew Drop - brilliance - Galaxy Gold (to add color to embossed image
Image - Printed vintage postcard
Tombow adhesive

Challenges:
Cupcake Inspiration - CIC431 - Closes 25 November
613 Avenue Create -  Anything Goes #203  (closes 2 Dec)
CropStop - November Challenge - Linky Party #34 (closes  17 Dec)
Crafty Calendar - Autumn Colors (Closes 28 Nov)
The Corrosive Challenge - 11# November Anything Goes (closes 30 November) 
Word Art Wednesday -  #308 & #309 (anything goes) - Closes 23 November

1 Chronicles 16:34 which says, "Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; for His mercy endureth forever".

If you have more question as to technique, how I did it, or what I used; please feel free to PM me.

Thanks so much for stopping by - God Bless and Happy Crafting!

Friday, November 3, 2017

Simple Golf Card




Simple Golf Card for Bosses Birthday


Supplies:
Printed Norman Rockwell image
Cardstock - stash (pale teal, dark brown, cream)
Printed paper - stash (argyle)  
lawn Fawn dies- Stitched Rectangles
Tombow adhesive

Challenges I am Entering:

 Kitty Bee Designs - #107 Color Challenge

If you have more question as to technique, how I did it, or what I used; please feel free to PM me.

Thanks so much for stopping by - God Bless and Happy Crafting!

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Rock On

Today I have special order card I made for a sweet little 6 year old.


  Request was for a pink or purple ukulele for a 6 year old with her name on it  -- how did I do?

I used my Spectrum Nori Glitter brush to make the flowers sparkler
Supplies:

  • Cricut Explore/ craft room
  • Cart  - Summer Love - (free with Cricut access)
  • Tim Holtz alteration die - Tattered Flower Garden
  • Pink jewelry cord
  • Brads -  lime green and lavender (stash)
  • Adhesive - Tombow, liquid glass (CTMH), Scotch tape (to hold strings in place)
  • Glitter brush - Spectrum Nori - Crystal clear glitter (love these)
  • Cardstock - Anna Griffin ombre - pink
  • Cardstock -  Dr pink, Black, lavender,  and lime green (stash)
  • Cardstock - Purple glitter - The Paper Studio
  • Printer - inside sentiment ("Rock on Princess! Happy Birthday")
Places I am sharing:



Note: Ukuleles only have 4 strings!





Saturday, April 15, 2017

Easters on it's Way - An Easter Card a Day Until Easter (Day 10) - I did it- An Easter card Every Day for 10 Days!

An Easter card a Day - Day 10



Sentiment:

Happy Easter sweetie!  And tell that silly rabbit Easters for Jesus



Supplies:

Card Base - Anna Griffin
Cardstock - Magenta, Magenta polka-dot
Laser cut layer - In light green - Reflections - BOHO Feuilles
Embellishments:  Bunny, Butterfly, Sentiment, Decorative Bracket - Anna griffin
Dies: Cross - Spellbinders, Joy - Lawn Fawn Script
Green Daisy boarder - K&Company
Flower - Yellow Button with shank removed
Green Glitter foam (cross) - from dollar store (it cuts wonderfully with die cuts)

Friday, April 14, 2017

Easters on it's Way - An Easter Card a Day Until Easter (9)

Day 9 - A card a day until Easter


Sentiment - Happy Easter sweet girl.  And tell that silly rabbit Easters for Jesus 

I just love this sweet little image of the girl with the baby ducks


Card base : Anna Griffin - Playful Pieces
Card Layer - Anna Griffin -
Flowers - Anna Griffin -
Die cut - Easter and Happy- Anna Griffin
Vintage Clip Art - Yahoo images
Alcohol Markers  - to re-color clip art



Thursday, April 13, 2017

Easters on it's Way - An Easter Card a Day Until Easter (Day 8)

An Easter card a day until Easter - Day 8



Sentiment: 
And a basket full of wishes for a bright and happy Easter day.

Supplies:
Card Base - Anna Griffin
Cardstock -   Green, Salmon, White with gold polka dots, and orange polka dot  
Sentiment;  Anna griffin - Fantastic Flips - Supper Sentiment Stickers
Vintage clip art - Rabbit with Easter eggs
Alcohol markers - to re-color vintage clip-art 
Dies:
    Scallop Rectangle - Cuttlebug - Persia
    Flowers -  Sizzix - thinlits - by Lori Whitlock  659895
Brads - large polka dot (not sure who by)
Clip- Green - Smash Book Accessories

 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Easters on it's Way - An Easter Card a Day until Easter (7)

An Easter Card a day (7)


Sentiment: 

Rejoice for He has risen!
May your day be blessed with the love and joy of Christ!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Easters on it's Way - (Day 6) An Easter Card a Day Until Easter (6)


 Day 6  -  Easter Card


Sentiment:   
All I need today is a little bit of chocolate and a whole lot of JESUS! Enjoy your Easter.

 Supplies:
Card base : Anna Griffin - Playful Pieces
Card Layer - Anna Griffin - Foiled Layers
Flowers - Anna Griffin -
Die cut - Easter.,Happy and Butterfly- Anna Griffin
Die cut - Bunny  - Impression obsession
Liquid glass - on bunny
Red gem - bunny eye
Pink Satin Ribbon