Designer Series Paper SALE October 1 - 31

Monday, November 30, 2015

Christmas Kisses

Hi, everyone! I hope you all had a fabulous Thanksgiving and weekend. I'll show you my project for today first, and then if you have too much time on your hands, you can continue reading and looking at photos from our weekend.



Submitted:
Use Your Stuff - free week (the DT is off, but you can still link up whatever you are working on! Love this idea!)
Craft Your Passion - anything goes
Get Creative - Holidays
Pile It On - Red and Green
Glitter 'n Sparkle - include a bow
My Sheri Crafts - Christmas Spirit

Here's what happened at our house over the last few days....

Thursday - Thanksgiving - Kati came over and helped me cook a nice meal for just Tom, Bonnie, Kati & I. We made way too much food.

Friday - Bought some flooring for the new Master Bathroom, put up the Christmas Tree, and just relaxed.

Saturday - Got a call first thing in the morning that our daughter had hit a deer. The car may be totaled. No way to know that yet until they take a look at everything, but if the frame got damaged, it's probably totaled.  Then Tom, Bonnie & I headed over to his brother, Bill's, where we had another feast while watching the Carolina / Clemson game with all their kids and grandkids. We lost the football game, but it was still a great time.




Sunday - grocery shopping, yard cleanup and burned tons of fallen limbs and leaves in the backyard. Keri & Kevin came over. Kevin & Bonnie played in the dirt. Kevin (our 5 year old grandon) said he was going to dig a hole to China. He didn't quite make it that far though.  Later on we ate supper and watched a movie.





Thanks for stopping by today. See you tomorrow!!

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Lots of Christmas Tags

Hi, everyone! I hope you all had a fabulous Thanksgiving. Today I have a load of Christmas Tags to share with you. Two of the tags were stamps I colored that I showed you earlier this month, but they are mixed in the photo of some more stamps I wanted to share with you today.

Just as a reminder... the 2 colored stamps are from Pretty Cute Stamps - Cool Chick.

Below you will find all the links to the other image files. Except for the 2 colored stamps, everything else is a print and cut file.

The tag bases were created using My Favorite Things Stitched circle nesting dies. I love those dies! I'm going to give you all the links to the different files below. If you need a lot of tags, and really want to hand make them, using the print and cut feature and your Big Shot is a great way to go.





Submitted:
Not Just Cards - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Your Passion - Always anything goes

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Friday, November 27, 2015

Always Anything Goes @ PDE Linky Party

Hi, everyone!

For all my American friends, I hope you have a fabulous Thanksgiving yesterday. Today is the day we traditionally put up our Christmas tree and decorations. FUN!!

A brand new Anything Goes link up starts today over at PDE Linky Party! Come show us what you've been creating lately!


  • Bugaboo Snowmen image
  • Retro Sketches #189
  • My Favorite Things Zig Zag rectangle dies
  • Pink & Main Scarlett Stamp set for sentiment
  • Stampin' Up 2-Way Banner Punch
  • Image colored with Prisma pencils and background is chalked

Submitted:
Retro Sketches #189
Always Playing with Paper The Challenge - make a Christmas card
Use Your Stuff - Lots of layers
Creative Corner
Creative Knockouts
Creative Card Crew - cold outside

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Hap-Hap-Happiest Christmas

Hi, everyone!

I'm so excited! First of all, I'm happy to announce that I am a new member of the {PIN}spirational Challenges Design team! Woo-Hoo! They have a new challenge up right now, but I won't be joining the team until next time. Hop over and link up. There is a beautiful & fun photo to inspire you.

Second, I just wanted to share a photo of our babies who turned 2 years old yesterday....


Thirdly, I printed all the rest of the photos from the last 2 weeks in October, and all the November photos this far and got them in my Project Life album! Woo-Hoo! All caught up again. I so love Project Life scrapbooking. Makes my life so easy, and it's fun too!

OKay, and now I have a Christmas card to share with you using the Pinspirational photo inspiration...




Submitted:
Mojo Monday Sketch
Use Your Stuff - lots of layers
Not Just Cards - Always Anything Goes

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Thanksgiving Card - Guest Designer for Pink & Main

Hi, everyone! I am so excited to be Guest Designing for Pink & Main this month!


This card was created using one of their newest stamp sets, "What's Cookin'. " 



Submitted:
Sketch from Sunday Stamps #114
My Sheri Crafts - Happy Thanksgiving
Not Just Cards - Always Anything Goes

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Monday, November 23, 2015

Grateful Boy

Hi, everyone! I'm back again today with another card using a Bugaboo image. This one was colored with Prisma Pencils and the background with chalks.

Did you know when you look at images in the Bugaboo store, they sometimes have sample projects on that page to show you the image in action?  I love visiting the store and seeing cards I've posted in the past. They have another one of my cards (linked to the blog post here on my blog) using this image. I think that is so cool! Thank you, Bugaboo!



Submitted:
Sketch - Catch The Bug - Stella Says Sketch Challenge
Not Just Cards - Always Anything Goes

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Happy Harvest

I can't believe Thanksgiving is just a few days away! We normally participate in a large family gathering, eat until we're stuffed, play football or redneck horshoes, play board games, and laugh, laugh, laugh. This year is going to be different. This year it will just be Tom, Bonnie, and me with our daughter, Kati, coming over. Kati & I have big plans to create a 3D Christmas Village for displaying in our homes using lots of cut files from the Silhouette store. I'm excited about it! I've never created a 3D Christmas Village out of paper before, so I told Kati it's possible we'll get tons done, or it's possible I'll get so frustrated it will all end up in the trash. Either way, Kati is coming over to craft with me, and I'm excited about that!! But I digress... let's get on to my project for today.


  • My Favorite Things Sketch #255
  • My Favorite Things Zig Zag Stitched Rectangle Dies (love their dies!)
  • Jaded Blossom "Let's Talk Turkey" stamp set
  • Squirrel with Acorn (paper piece file)
  • Gold Jewels (Walmart)
  • Papers from scraps
  • Tim Holtz Walnut Distress ink for shading
  • Soft Suede SU ink for sentiment
  • Foam Tape to adhere senitment (Amazon)


Submitted:
My Favorite Things Sketch #255
Colour Me - color inspiration

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Sunday, November 22, 2015

Reindeer Dog

Hi, everyone! I saw this CUTE little doggie dressed up like a reindeer digi at Bugaboo & thought I'd give it a go with my colored pencils and chalk. I'm no expert, but it was a lot of fun to color.



  • Bugaboo - doggie reindeer
  • Prisma colored pencils
  • Chalks
  • My Favorite Things Zig Zag rectangle dies
  • Jingle Bells (Walmart)
  • Martha Stewart Scallop punch
  • SU Cloud embossing folder (retired)


Submitted:
Catch the Bug Ch BINGO (no designer paper, texture, bling)
Papertake Weekly - Let It Snow
Aud Sentiments (anything goes + sentiment)
ABC Christmas - wild thing Christmas

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Owl Thanksgiving Parade

Hi, everyone! Today I have another Thanksgiving card to show you using the Reverse Confetti November sketch. They will allow anyone to enter, but to be eligible for a possible win, you have to use their product. I'm glad they will let me enter even though I don't have any of their stamps. Love this sketch.




Submitted:
Reverse Confetti November Sketch
Allosrts - at least 3 die cuts (all images are die cuts)
Aud Sentiments - anything goes + sentiment
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes

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Saturday, November 21, 2015

Tic Tac Treats

Hi, everyone! I hope you have fabulous plans for this weekend. Today I wanted to share with you some Tic Tac treats I made.

 

 



There are actually 6 files in this Treasure Box Designs set, but I only made 5 of them. That's all the Tic Tacs I had! LOL They were fun, and came together easily. The hardest part was picking out what papers I wanted to use. I went to my scrapdrawer for all the image pieces, and tried to use up some old 6x6 pads for the boxes.

Submitted:
Always Playing with Paper - photo inspiration (I used the food theme - tic tacs are food, right?)
Glitter 'n Sparkle - add a die cut (box and images are all die cuts)
Papertake Weekly - Let it Snow (submitting snowman tic tac box)

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Friday, November 20, 2015

Always Anything Goes @ PDE Linky Party

Hi, everyone! It's Friday, and you know what that means. A brand new Anything Goes link up starts today over at PDE Linky Party! Come show us what you've been creating lately!

Here's what I created ...



Submitted:
Mojo Monday Sketch #424

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Turkey Card using Retro Sketches #190

Hi, everyone! I'm having so much fun using the Stinkin' Cute Thanksgiving print 'n cut files in the Silhouette store. They are so cute!



Submitted:
Retro Sketches
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Pile It On - any Holiday / Celebration
Not Just Cards - Always Anything Goes

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Indian Thanksgiving

Hi, everyone! Earlier this week I showed you the Pilgrims card I made, and today the Indians have joined us.


  • Sketch from Viva La Verve (but not entered because I think that's a stamp challenge)
  • Indian Boy Holding Ax (print 'n cut)
  • Indian Girl Holding Corn (print 'n cut)
  • My Favorite Things Stitched Dies
  • Stampin' Up Tag Topper punch & Flagged Banner punch
  • Leaf punch from Hobby Lobby
  • Fiskars grass border punch (I punched a strip of grass and then ran it through the Big Shot with the MFT Stitched Circle die for part of it)
  • Foam Tape (Amazon)
  • Stampin Up cardstock & pattern papers from various 6x6 pads & scraps
  • Tim Holtz Walnut Stain around leaves

Submitted:
Color Me - color ch
Die Cuttin Divas - Happy Thanksgiving
Use Your Stuff - Celebrate (using up my 6x6 paper pad scraps)
Glitter 'n Sparkle - add a die cut or punched shape (stitched circle die cuts & punched tag topper)
Dies R Us - Thankful
Not Just Cards - Always Anything Goes

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Cookies Tag - Guest Designer for Pink & Main

Hi, everyone! I am so excited to be Guest Designing for Pink & Main this month!


This tag was created using one of their newest stamp sets, "Cookies." I'm a true beginner at coloring stamps, but really these stamps are just cute without any coloring at all.


Can you smell the fresh baked cookies? They are peanut butter with chocolate chips. Mmmm.

Submitted:
PDE Linky Party - Always Anything Goes
The Challenge - photo inspiration (I used the food theme)
Allsorts - anything BUT a card
Decorate to Celebrate - anything goes party related (I decided my project would feed the party goers!)
Not Just Cards - Always Anything Goes

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Monday, November 16, 2015

Thanksgiving Pilgrims Card

Hi, everyone! I'm having a good time lately mixing up lots of pattern papers on my cards. :)


Submitted:

PDE Linky Party - Always Anything Goes
Glitter 'n Sparkle - dies or punches (punched grass)
Dies R Us - thankful
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Pinspirational - photo inspiration
Not Just Cards - Always Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by today. See you tomorrow!!