Friday, September 22, 2017

Autumn Days...

We are always "anything goes."
For this challenge we are sponsored by;
Lemon Shortbread!


Creative Details
Image: Lemon Shortbread - Autumn is Here
Copics: currant, apricot, leaf, olive
Inks: Distress Oxide Inks
Embellishments: die cut corners, gems, ribbon

Challenges
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Crafty Awesomeness - anything goes
Craft Rocket - anything with "F" (fall)
Crafty Calendar - kids or babies
Crafting With An Attitude - anything goes
Creative ladybirds - anything goes
DL Art Sept. Linky - anything goes
Let's Craft and Create - child's play
Scrap and Craft - Autumn Days

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Basket of Thanks...

Welcome to the Pile it On Challenge.
Our bonus challenge for this month is to 
use no patterned papers.
Our sponsor is Ike's Art and I love this image they
have in their store.


Creative Details
Image: Ike's
Copics: sand, sepia, begonia, cerise, leaf
Embellishments: ribbon, liquid pearls, gems
Tools: Spellbinder's die cut

Challenges
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - handmade bow
Craft Rocket - anything with "F" (flowers)
DL Art Sept. Linky - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, September 15, 2017

Flower Thanks

Welcome to a new challenge at the
For this challenge our optional theme is leaves.
Plus, we have a fabulous sponsor: Wild Orchid Crafts.
Be sure to check out the gorgeous flowers at their store.


Creative Details
Image: 49 Market
Inks: Ranger Alcohol Inks
Copics: pale moss, napoli, crimson, lipstick orange
Embellishment: liquid pearls, glitter, brads, gold
embossing powder

Challenges
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Craft Rocket - Something with "F" (flowers)
Crafting with an Attitude - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
CCC Digi - 3 of a kind
DL Art September Linky - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Glitter n' Sparkle - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Making Memories Crafting - color board
Mod Squad - heat embossing
Love to Craft - anything goes
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes
Use Your Stuff - fall
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, September 8, 2017

One More Chapter...

We are always "anything goes."
This time we are sponsored by Oddball Art
and I love this image from their store.
Perfect for the start of a new school year.


Creative Details
Image: Oddball Art (Bookworm Bonnie)
Sentiment: Pink Fresh
Copics: cerise, blush, buttercup, bisque, sand
Embellishments: flowers, gems, ribbon
Tools - Spellbinder die cuts

Challenges
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - anything goes with sentiment
Aurora Wings - anything goes
Crafty Awesomeness - anything goes
Crafting By Designs - anything goes
Crafty Calendar - kids or babies
Crafty Girls Creations - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Creative ladybirds - anything goes
Creates and Makes - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL Art September Linky - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Just Keep On Creating - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Make My Monday - something for a child
Oddball Stamps - life in technicolor
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
The Ribbon Girl - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - punches or dies
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Bouquet of Thanks...

This month our challenge is 
"patterned paper."
Our fabulous sponsor for this month is Wild Orchids.
Be sure to check out their fabulous flowers!!


Creative Details
Image: Power Poppies Stamps
Copics: apricot, orange, buttercup, current, leaf
Inks: Distress Oxide Inks
Embellishments: ribbon, button, flower, gold gems, glitter

Challenges
Card Mania - shabby chic or rustic
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Classic Design Team Open - for a DT
Crafty Girls Creations - anything goes
Creative Ladybirds - anything goes
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - anything goes
DL Art September Linky - anything goes
DL Art Thankful Thursday - thank you
Eclectic Ellapu - floral and fauna
Really Reasonable Ribbon - ribbon
Rubbernecker - monochromatic
Simon Says - anything goes
Scrap and Craft - Autumn colors
Simply Create Too - ribbon and buttons
Wonderful Wednesday - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes/distress

Stay Warm Harted,

Peacock Feathers...

Welcome to the Pile it On Challenge.
Our monthly challenge is "feathers or scales."
I selected this gorgeous peacock to use for my card
and it is from our sponsor this month: Ike's Art.

I always have loved the feathers that are on peacocks
and their glorious colors - always my favorite!

Creative Details
Image: Ike's Art
Colors: Spectrum Noir Sparkle Markers
Embellishments: pearls
Tools: Spellbinders die cut

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
As You Like it - feathers or fur
Day Dreamer - anything goes
Catch the Bug - anything goes
Crafting By Designs - anything goes
Crafting with friends - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Crafty Awesomeness - anything goes
Crafty Animals - anything goes animals
Creates and Makes - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Just Keep On Creating - anything goes
Little C's Aloha Friday - digital image
Love to Craft - anything goes
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything with a critter

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, September 1, 2017

So Very Happy...

Welcome to the Craftyhazelnut's
This challenge is all about using your patterned
papers on your project!


Creative Details
Image: Stamping Bella
Copics: napoli yellow, hollyhock, sepia, blush
Embellishments: ribbon, glitter, gems, stickers

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Classic Design Team Open - for a DT
Come and Get It - 2 or more embellishments
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - so cute
Day Dreamer - anything goes
Deep Ocean - fave color combinations
Glitter n' Sparkle - anything goes
In the Pink - anything goes pink
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Mod Squad - for a friend
Not Just Cards - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Sisterhood of Crafters - anything goes
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Bulldogs Back to School...

This month the theme is Back to School.
I have always loved this image from Pattie's shop
and decided to have some fun with it this month. 
So, I designed this easel card with the pup on his way
to school (dog obedience school!!)


Creative Details
Copics: baby blue, crimson, grey, sand, sepia
Embellishments: ribbon, gems
Tools: border punch
Technique: easel card

Challenges
Always Fun - back to school
Cupcake Inspirations - back to school
Craftaholics R Us - school
Crafting with friends - anything goes
Crafty Animals - anything goes animals
Glitter n' sparkle - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Love to Scrap - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Simon Says Monday - school
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - critter
4 Crafty Chicks - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

A Teacher...

Welcome to another challenge at the
Crafty Creations Challenge.
Love the image I have this time from
our sponsor - perfect for the beginning of school.
Our fabulous sponsor this time is


 Creative Details
Copics: crimson, baby blue, putty, leaf
Embellishments: ribbon, brads
Tools: Die cut (Sizzix)

Challenges
Always Fun - back to school
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Come and Get it - 2 or more embellishments
Craftaholics R Us - school
Crafting By Designs - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Cupcake Inspiration - back to school
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Jo's Craft Shack - anything goes
Paper Shelter - back to school
Simon Says Monday - school
Scrappy Land- use die brand they sell
Sisterhood of Crafters - anything goes
Through The Craftroom Door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Shades of orange...

I always enjoy making floral cards.
They can always be adapted to almost any occasion.
For this card I used orange ink in stamping the image and
also in making my own background paper at the bottom.


Creative Details
Image: Rubbernecker Stamps
Inks: Marvy Matchable and Distress Oxides
Embellishments: ribbon, gems

Challenges
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Crafter's Cafe - black, white and one other color
Creative Moments - anything goes
Di's Digis - flowers
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL ART August Linky - anything goes
House That Stamps Built - anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
OLLCB - Flowers
Petal Lu - orange flowers
RRR - anything goes with ribbon
The Artistic Stampers -anything goes with stamping
The Crazy Challenge - inking is fun
The Paper Shelter - pearls, gems or enamel dots
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Wonderful Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Purrrfect Waves...

Welcome to the Pile it On challenge
Our challenge is recycle and/or for a child.
I am using this fun summer image from our sponsor
Melonheadz!


Creative Details
Image: Melonheadz (surfing cats)
Embellishments: fish stickers, gems, glitter, enamel dots
Inks: Distress Oxide

Challenges
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - creature
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Cardz 4 Galz - cats or kittens
Crafty Animals - anything with animal
Cute Card Thursday - fun in the sun
DL Art August - anything goes
Glitter n' Sparkle - summer holidays
Kitty Bee - anything goes/summer
Love to Scrap - for a child
Simon says - use a sentiment
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Tickled Pink...

I love flamingos.
I always think they are fun and remind
me of long summer days.


Creative Details
Image: Darcie Heater Rubber Stamps
Copics: tender pink, slate
Inks: Distress Oxides
Embellishments: sequins, ribbon, gems, tin pins

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
Crafty Animals - must have animals
Crafty Friends - anything goes
Crafting With friends - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
Fashionable Stamping - use inks
In the Pink - anything goes pink
Moving Along With the Times - "B"
Not Just Cards - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Simon Says - sentiment
The Artistic Stampers - anything goes stamped
The Daisy Chain - anything goes
Through The Craftroom Door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks - sequins
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Wonderful Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Under the Sea...

Welcome to the Creatalicious Challenge.
Our challenge theme is glitter or bling.
Our sponsor is Cute as a Button with darling images!


Creative Details
Image: Cute as a  Button
Copics: cool shadow, pale cobalt green, sand, sepia
Inks: Ranger Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper
Embellishments: gems, glitter, ribbon, stickers, Nuvo drops

Challenges
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafting By Design - anything goes
Crafting with an Attitude - anything goes
Crafting From the heart - anything goes
Createful Hearts - anything goes
Crafty Friends - anything goes
Country View - blues and greens
Crafts Galore encore - anything goes
Daisy Chain - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Ike's World - anything goes/abyss
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Scrappers Delights - anything goes
Stamping Sensations - anything goes
The Fairy and the Unicorn - anything goes/sea
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes



Stay Warm Harted,

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Sip by Sip...

Some times you find a stamp that is just 
too cute and you have to buy. 
This stamp fits in that category and made
for a fun card as I also experimented 
with the new Distress Oxide Inks.


Creative Details
Image: Stamping Bella
Copics, tender pink, cerise, lilac, grey, leaf
Inks: Distress Oxide Inks
Embellishments: gems, glitter, ribbon

Challenges
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - creature
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Craft-dee Bowz - handmade bow
Craft Rocket - animals
Crafty Animals - animals
Crafty Sentiments - pearls or bling
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - anything goes
House of Cards - floral
Little Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Making Memories - anything goes/for the ladies
One Crazy Stamper - favorite things
Paper Craft Happy - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon - use ribbon
Simply Create Too - flowers
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,


Sunday, August 6, 2017

A lemonade day...

Welcome to the August challenge at the
This time our challenge is to recycle something. 
Lucky for me our sponsor is Melonheadz and I was able
to use their Lemonade Stand bundle for my project. I recycled 
a tin lid from the end of can of frozen lemonade and make my
own embellishment!


The Creative Details
Image: Melonheadz
Copics: cashmere, buttercup, napoli, cool shadow
Watercolors
Embellishments: ribbon, enamel dots, glitter, metal lid
Tools: border punch

Challenges
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Classic Design Team Open - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - bow
Crafting With an Attitude - anything goes
Crafts Galore encore - anything goes
Crafting By Design - anything goes
Crazy 4 Challenges - summer
CCC Digi - buttons and/or bows
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
OLLCB - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon - use ribbon
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Simon says Monday - food or drink
Stamping Sensations - anything goes
Sweet Stampin' - summer fun
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Ahoy Bear...

Welcome to the August Challenge at
This month our fabulous sponsor is Bugaboo Stamps
and our theme is "Animals."


Creative Details
Copics: putty, sand, strong red, antwerp blue
Embellishments: gems, stickers, glitter

Challenges
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - creature
Allsorts - colors of your flag
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Bugaboo Crafty Challenge - anything Bugaboo
Crafty Animals - anything with animal
Craft Rocket - animals
Creative Moments - summer fun
Day Dreamer - anything goes
DL.Art August - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Little Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Love to Scrap - for a child
Paper Craft Happy - animal
Paper Creator - for a child
Paper Shelter - anything goes
Send a Smile 4 Kids - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, August 4, 2017

Rose Buds...

Our challenge is always anything goes.
This month our sponsor is Bugaboo Stamps!!


The Creative Details
Copics: lt. peach, tender pink, blush, pale moss
Embellishments: sugared glitter, gems, ribbon

Challenges
Aud Sentiments - no sentiment on front
Bugaboo Crafty Challenge - anything bugaboo
Cardz 4 Galz - pastels
Color Crazy - anything goes
Come and Get It - flowers
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafting with an Attitude - anything goes
CCC Digi - buttons and/or bows
DL Art August - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - anything goes
House of Cards - floral images
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Making Memories - anything goes/for the ladies
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Getting Ready for Beach...

This is a month-long challenge and our theme is
"anything goes." This month I am using a darling 
beach themed card from Pattie's Shop!


Creative Details
Image: Pattie's Creations
Copics: powder blue, crimson, pale moss, sand
Embellishments: glitter, enamel dots, stickers

Challenges
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - creature
Aurora Wings - fur and feathers
Crafty Animals - animals
Craft Rocket - animals
C.R.A.F.T - color inspiration
Creative Moments - summer fun
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Paper Craft Happy - animal
Sasayaki Glitter - colors of the rainbow
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes


Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Collecting Shells...

We are always "anything goes."
Our sponsor is Cute as a Button
and I am using their darling image to make 
this summer themed card.

Creative Details
Image: Cute as a Button (Alana Shell collector)
Copics: migonnette, orange, sand
Embellishments: gems, ribbon, shell stickers


Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Allsorts - photo inspiration
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Class Design Team Open - anything goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - bow
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Crafts Galore encore - anything goes
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Cupcake Inspiration - beach
Crafting with Friends - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Creative Moments - summer fun
Day Dreamer - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon - anything with ribbon
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Sew special..

Welcome to the Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.
This is a month-long challenge and all about using
your patterned papers.


Creative Details
Image: Stampers Anonymous
Copics: putty, sand, mallow
Embellishments: ribbon, buttons, notebook

Challenges
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Classic Design Team - anything goes
Crafting with Friends - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
DL Art August - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - anything goes
HeArtful Stamping - Anything with a stamp
Love to Craft - anything goes
Not Just Cards - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Have a succulent birthday...

Today I am posting a fun birthday card. Everyone seems
to be wild about succulent plants.
So, here is a card using succulents and
 I paper pieced the pot.


Creative Details
Image: Stamps of Life
Colors: Copics and Distress Inks
Embellishments: ribbon enamel dots
Technique: paper piecing

Challenges
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Brown Sugar - layers
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Crafting with friends - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Craftholics R Us - anything goes
Cupcake Inspirations - in the garden
Day Dreamer - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
HeArtful Stamping - anything goes, plus stamp
House That Stamps Built - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
My Time to Craft - in the garden
PIP - anything goes
Ribbon Girls - anything goes plus ribbon
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes
Wonderful Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

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,