Sunday, July 16, 2017

Seal at Sea...

Welcome to the Pile it On challenge.
This month we are sponsored for the last time by Kenny K
and we are sorry to see them go. Our bonus challenge is use
something with the letter "S"
Also don't forget we are having a design team call this
month so be sure to check out the details.

 Creative Details
Image: Kenny K
Copics: toner grey, petroleum blue
Embellishments: starfish, gems, washi tape, shell, sticker

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
CCC Digi - anything goes
Come and Get It - 2 or more designer papers
Crafty Calendar - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Craft Rocket - anything goes
Crafting With An Attitude - anything goes
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Create and Inspire - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - sea - summer colors
Glitter n sparkle - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Pink Gem - animals
Mix It Up - anything goes
Monochrome Magic - monochromatic
Not Just Cards - anything goes
QKR - by the sea
The Corrosive Challenge - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything with animal

Stay Warm Harted,

Saturday, July 15, 2017

My Own Tent...

Our theme this time is "summer."
This is a two-week challenge and we are sponsored by
Dr. Digi Stamps - they are always fun and quirky.


Creative Details
Hiker Image: Dr. Digi
Sign Image: Imagine That
Copics: crimson, napoli yellow, powder blue, sepia
Inks: Distress Inks
Embellishments: stars 

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
CCC Digi - anything goes
Card Mania - summer fun
Craft Rocket - anything goes
Crafting With friends - anything goes
Create and Inspire - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Imagine That! - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Making Memories Crafting - anything goes/not square
Mix It Up - anything goes
Not Just Cards - anything goes
Oddball Stamps - anything goes - sky of stars
The Corrosive Challenge - anything goes
The Crafty Addicts - humorous
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, July 7, 2017

Ice Cream Trio...

Looks like ice cream is in season!
the theme is "Something Sweet" (food related)
I knew when I saw this trio of ice cream cones it
would make a fun card.


The Creative Details
Copics: pure pink, pistachio, burnt umber
Embellishments: Confetti, glitter, ribbon

The Challenges
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - for a child
Card Mania - summer fun
Classic Design Team - anything goes
Crafty Calendar - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Craft Rocket - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Double D - pastels
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL Art - summer fun
Ike's World - anything goes
Jo's Craft Shack - anything goes
Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
QKR - anything goes
Star in My Pocket - summer celebrations
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted.

1920's ...

This is an "anything goes" challenge.
We are sponsored by the very popular


Creative Details
Image: Rick St.Dennis
Copics: cool grey, putty, mallow, begonia, slate
Embellishments: lace, tag, hat pin, pearls, flowers, glitter
Tools: Die cut (Spellbinders)

Challenges
A Bit More time to Craft - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
Crafty Catz - lace
Crafting With an Attitude - anything goes
Die R Us - layers
DL ART July Linky - anything goes
Everybody Art - lace or pearls
Jos Scrap shack - anything goes
Kitty Bee - girly girl
Love to Craft - anything goes
Morgan's  Art World - anything goes
Paper Creator - anything goes
Pearly Sparkles - girly
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

A Special Wren...

The challenge lasts for two weeks and is
always anything goes.
For this challenge we have Beccy's Place as our prize sponsor.


The Creative Details
Image: Beccy's Place  (superb fairy-wren)
Copics: robins egg, blueberry, currant, willow
Inks: Distress Inks
Embellishments: pearls, ribbon

The Challenges
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Classic Design team - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafty Calendar - anything goes
Crafting By Designs - July anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Craft-Dee BowZ - bows
Creates and makes - anything goes/sentiment
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Jo's Craft Shack - anything goes
Paper Shelter - digital
PIP - anything goes
Ribbon Girls - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Cute...

Welcome to the July challenge for
Dragonfly Dreams!
This month we are "anything goes."
And, our fabulous sponsor is Fabrika Fantasy.


The Creative Details
Image: Fabrika Fantasy (Young Marguerite)
Copics: robin's egg, napoli yellow, sand
Inks: Distress Inks
Embellishments: frame, gems, Nuvo Drops, chipboard bow

The Challenges
A Gem of A Challenge - summer colors
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
International Art and Soul - flowers
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Make My Monday - summer brights
Paper Craft Happy - anything with a girl
Paper Creator - anything goes
Pearly Sparkles - girly
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Stamping Sensations - flowers
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Little Girl's Note...

Welcome this time to a new challenge at the 
The challenge this time is to use primary colors.
Our fabulous sponsor is Kenny K.


The Creative Details
Image: Sugar Pea Rubber stamps
Copics: Crimson, petroleum blue, cashmere
Embellishments: ribbon, enamel dots, flowers, gems
Tools: Die (Spellbinders), leaf punch

The Challenges
4 Crafty Chicks - anything goes
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Classic Design Team - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
CRAFT - add ribbon and sparkle
Craft-Dee BowZ - bows
Cute Card Thursday - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL Art July Linky - anything goes
International Art and soul - flowers
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Paper Craft Happy - anything with a girl
Pearly Sparkles - girly
One Crazy Stamper - anything goes
Make My Monday - summer brights
Simon Says - anything goes
Stamping Sensations - flowers
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Beachcomber Birthday...

Welcome to the July Challenge at the
Our theme is always "patterned paper."
This month I used several different beach-themed
papers for my card.


The Creative Details
Image/Sentiment: DRS Stamps
Embellishments: enamel dots, twine, shells
Inks: Distress Inks

The Challenges
A Gem of a Challenge - summer colors
Addicted to Stamps - summer/beach
Always Fun - fun at beach
Crafting From The Heart - anything goes
Creates and Makes - anything goes/sentiment
DL Art July Linky - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - sea side- summer colors
Glitter n Sparkle - anything goes
Inspiration  Destination - anything goes
heARTful Stamping - anything goes plus a stamp
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Not Just Cards - summer/anything goes
Paper Shelter - summer birthday
The House That Stamps Built - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, June 23, 2017

Mermaid

Welcome to the Creative Fingers challenge.
We are always "anything goes."
This time we are lucky to have two fabulous sponsors:
Elvenstar Art and Bugaboo Stamps!!

I am working this time with an amazing mermaid from
Elvenstar Art by Rebecca Sinz.


The Creative Details
Image: Elvenstar Art
Copics: petroleum blue, cyanine,  pastachio, sand, sepia
Embellishments: ribbon, pearls, sequins, liquid pearls, sticker, glitter
Tools: dies (Spellbinders)

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Artistic Inspirations - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - Bingo (diagonal)
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - beach
Daisy Chain - monochrome
Di's Digis - summer days
DL Art Thursday - summer
Die Cut Divas - summer
Morgan's Art World - anything goes
My Time to Craft - summer
PIP - anything goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon - summer
Sisterhood of Crafters - anything goes
The Fairy and the Unicorn - summer solstice
The Ribbon Girl - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Celebrate...

Welcome to the Pile it On Challenge. 
Our bonus challenge this month is birthdays!
And, we always need more birthday cards!
Our fabulous sponsor is --  Bugaboo Stamps


The Creative Details
Image: Bugaboo Stamps
Copics: powder blue, robin's egg, begonia, putty, crimson
Embellishments: ribbon, prills, gems
Tools: Punch

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
Artistic Inspirations - anything goes/option dies
Aud Sentiments - bingo (diagonal)
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Catch the Bug- Bingo (diagonal)
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafting By Designs - things with wings
Crafty Catz - anything goes/spots or stripes
Cute Card Thursday - pinks
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
In the Pink - cake
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Mod Squad - square card
PIP - anything goes
The Cutie Pie Challenge - creatures great and small
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Wonderful Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Beach Time...

It's challenge time at the Creatalicious Challenge.
We are "anything goes" and  our optional theme is 
dies or punches. Our special sponsor (super cute images) this time is:


The Creative Details:
Image: Polkadoodles (floating)
Copics: cerise, napoli yellow, powder blue, ocean
Embellishments: Nuvo Drops, liquid pearls, enamel dots, stickers, glitter
Tools: Dies (Spellbinders)

The Challenges
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Allsorts - two or more dies
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes/option dies
Color Crazy - anything goes
Classic Design Team - anything goes for a DT
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafting With friends - anything goes
Creative Ladybirds - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - summer
Dare to Be Artsy - summer
Die Cut Divas - summer fun
Digi Choosday - anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks - summer activities
Glitter n Sparkle - bright colors
Incy Wincy - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Not Just Cards - summer/anything goes
Mod Squad - square card
Paper Craft Happy - anything goes/options summer love
PIP - anything goes
Rubbernecker Stamps - summer
Simply Create Too - summer
Sisterhood of Crafters - anything goes
The Crafty Addicts - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, June 9, 2017

Horse and friend...

We are always anything thing.
For this challenge our sponsor is 
I live in horse country and am always invited
to different functions. I love this horse image and will use it
for many occasions!


The Creative Details
Image: Wink Wink Ink (free spirit)
Copics: sand, siena
Embellishments: burlap borders, flowers, glitter, gems

The Challenges
2 Crafty Critters - anything goes with critter
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Crafty Animals - anything goes
Crafting With friends - anything goes
Daisy Chain - monochrome
DL Art Thankful Thursday- thanks
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - anything goes/butterfly
Incy Wincy - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
QKR - for guys or anything goes
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,


Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Amazing...

We are a two week challenge and our theme is
always anything goes.
This time our sponsor is Cute as a Button!!!


The Creative Details
Image: Cute as a Button (Sitting Pretty)
Copics: blush, cotton candy, lilac, blueberry, yellow, slate
Embellishments: pearls. glitter
Tools: Spellbinders die


The Challenges
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Classic Design Team - anything goes for DT
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafty Friends - make it pink
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL Art June - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - pink and purple
Incy Wincy - anything goes
Little Miss Muffet - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Love to Create - anything goes
OLLCB - pearls
PIP - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Just Dream...

Time for another month-long challenge at
This month the theme is "sparkle."
Our fabulous sponsor is Lemon Shortbread (such cute images!!)


The Creative Details
Image: lemon Shortbread
Copics: powder blue, cerise, apricot, putty, blush
Embellishments: glitter, gems, Nuvo Drops, chipboard, doily

The Challenges
Come and Get it - anything goes
Crafting By Design - anything goes
Crafty Girls Creations  anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - sparkle and shine
Creative Ladybirds - anything goes
DL Art June - anything goes
Everybody Art - anything goes
Fairy Tale - things with wings
QKR - anything goes
Scrapper's Delight - anything goes
Send a Smile 4 Kids - anything goes
Simon says Stamp - anything goes
The Fairy and the Unicorn - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Kick Up Your Heels...

Welcome to the Pile it On Challenge.
Our challenge this time is special folds. I used
the triangle easel fold and it worked great with the
image from our sponsor:
Bugaboo Stamps!!


The Creative Details
Image: Bugaboo Stamps
Copics: strong red, slate, grey, liquid pearls
Embellishment: ribbon, gems, glitter
Technique: Twisted Easel Card

The Challenges
4 Crafty Chicks - birthday
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Brown Sugar - celebrations
Bugaboo Crafty Challenge - anything goes
Catch the Bug - anything goes
Crafting By Design - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes/birthday
Inspiration Destination  - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Love to Create - anything goes
Paper Minutes - red
Pause Dream Enjoy - anything goes colored
Scrap and Craft - anything goes/ribbon
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Through The Craftroom Door - anything goes
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, June 2, 2017

Sail On...

This month our challenge them is "For the Boys."
Patty has lots of great masculine images in her store but
I particularly liked this little sailor suit.


The Creative Details
Copics: sky, strong red, cool shadow
Embellishments; gem stars, rope stickers, metal charm


The Challenges
Aud Sentiments - summer and sentiment
A Gem of A Challenge - for men/boys
Classic Design Team  anything goes for a DT
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafting with Friends - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafting By Design - anything goes
Crafty Catz - summer
Crafty Rocket - for the boys
Come and Get It - nautical
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Glitter n Sparkle - anything goes
Love to Scrap - boys rule
Not Just Cards - one for the boys
Paper Shelter - make it digital
Paper Craft Happy - anything goes/option summer love
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Simply Create Too - summer
Thankful Thursday - boys or men
Through The Craftroom door - anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Feel Better...

Paper Challenge - this is a month long challenge.
The theme is simply to use patterned designer paper.


The Creative Details
Image:Seaside Stampin
Copics: napoli yellow, toner grey
Embellishments: ribbon, buttons, twine, enamel dots
Tools: punch

The Challenges
2 Crafty Critters - animals
Addicted to Stamps - animals
Alphabet challenge - featured friends
Card Mania - buttons and/or bows
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafty Animals - anything goes
Creates and Makes - anything goes/yellow
Cutie Pie - ribbon and rubber
DL.Art June - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Glitter n' Sparkle - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Love to Create - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
One Crazy Stamper - anything goes
Penny's Paper crafty - anything goes
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Simon says Monday - going in circles
Sweet Stampin - use your stash
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, May 26, 2017

Pink Teddy Bear...

We are always anything goes and this 
week we are excited to have a new sponsor:
Teddy Bo & Co. -- super cute images!!!


The Creative Details:
Image: Teddy Bo & Co.
Copics: milky white, khaki, tan, cotton candy, tender pink
Inks: Marvy Matchables
Embellishments: gems, ribbon, flowers, glitter
Tools: punch

The Challenges
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - use an animal
Always Fun - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Deep Ocean - furry or feathered friends
Digital Delights - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Monochrome Magic - monochrome
The House That Stamps Built - anything goes
Through The Craftroom Door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - anything goes
Ribbon Girl - use any image
Simon says Stamp - furry friends
Star In My Pocket - use 3
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Spring is Here...

Welcome to the Pile it On Challenge.
We are sponsored by the delightful
Kitty Bee Designs!
Our challenge theme is animals or spring!


The Creative Details
Copics: bisque, putty, sand, slate, cerise
Embellishments: ribbon, pearls, glitter, fence
Tools: Punch

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Gem of a Challenge - spring
Aud Sentiments - anything goes
Angie's List - anything goes
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Crafty Calendar - flowers
Crafting with Dragonflies - animals
Crafty Catz - 2 more layers
Crafty Galz Corner - anything goes
Crafty Girlz Challenges - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Deep Ocean - furry or feathered
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - triangles
Kitty Bee's - animals
Send a Smile 4 Kids - bright colors
Sparkles Forum - 4 or more legs
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
The Corrosive Challenge - anything goes
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Monday, May 15, 2017

Stenciled Background...

Welcome to the Creatalicious Challenge.
For this challenge we are anything goes with an
optional theme of using stencils.
Our very fabulous sponsor for this challenge is:

The Creative Details
Image: Stamping Bella
Copics: sepia, napoli yellow, olive, leaf
Embellishments: alcohol inks, Nuvo drops, ribbon, gems
Tools: punch, stencil

The Challenges
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - critter
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Gem of a Challenge - spring
Angie's Digital Stamps - anything goes
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Crafty Animals - anything goes with animal
Crafting with Friends - anything goes
Crazy 4 Challenges - green
Cutie Pie - ribbon and rubber
Cute Card Thursday - dies and punches
Simon Says - going dotty
PIP - anything goes
The Corrosive Challenge - anything goes
The Crafty Addicts - add a sentiment
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, May 12, 2017

Summer Flowers...

We are always "anything goes."
This time our prize is a great stamp set - and we
all know we can always use another set.

This card is a little different from most of my cards. 
The background is alcohol inks blended on yupo paper.
I then stamped the flower images and wiped off the ink 
and you can see the white image left. Next I stamped in black
and used my colorless blender to move some colors around.


The Creative Details
Image: Stampingback Stamps
Inks: Ranger Alcohol Inks, markers
Embellishments: ribbon, enamel dots

The Challenges
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
A Inky Mess - mixed media
Artistic Stamper - floral fantasy
Card Mania - life is colorful
Color Crazy - anything goes
Craft for the Craic - anything goes
Crafting with Friends - anything goes
Creative Craft Cottage - 3 of a kind
Create and Inspire - anything goes/Option of flowers
Crafty Calendar - flowers
Daisy Chain - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - anything goes
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Mix it Up - anything goes
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
Your Next Stamp - color or sketch

Stay Warm Harted,