Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Challenge #219 Easter/Spring

 Hello everyone!  Hope you had a wonderful Easter celebration.  My family decided not to take a chance and will celebrate later in the year.  On another note, this computer is acting up.  So bear with me.  This is going to be a very short post for this month.  I'll write again if I get this fixed.  So here are the sponsors for our Easter/Spring Crafty Gals Challenge.

Prize~$10 Gift Certificate

The Paper Shelter
Prize~3 Digital Stamps

These sponsors are fabulous!  Remember the drill?  Go show some love!!!

I am using a image from Fred She Said Digital Designs.  The set is called Daisies & Ladybugs.  It comes with either printed or B&W images.  I decided to make a slim line card and color the image myself.  Here is the end result.

Can you tell I had fun?  I jumped on the slim line
card frenzy and bought some dies to make cards.
These were unusual.  So I colored up the images.
Put some bling in the center of the flowers.  All 
paper used is American Crafts. I colored the image
with a new set of colored pencils from Prang.

I cut two more backgrounds and then printed 
this saying.  Enlarge the image to see better. 

That's it for this month.  Next month is May and it's my birthday month.  So I hope a trip to Tuesday Morning is in my future.  (maybe a new computer also)

Stay Safe, Keep healthy and brightest blessings,

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Crafty Girls Corner Challenge #217 'Make it green'

 Greetings!  So glad you could visit today.  Got a question.  Have you ever really noticed how many shades and tints of green there are?  I was riding with my daughter to go shopping up north.  I kept looking out the window. "Mom, what's so interesting out the window?" said daughter.  "I am noticing how many different shades of green there are in spring." I said.  So your homework for this month is to look around at the spring (or fall) colors and really notice them.  You will be amazed!   Now let's see who our sponsor(s) are for this month.

Bugaboo Stamps
Prize~$12 Gift Certificate

Prize~3 Digital Images

Prize~£8.50 Gift Certificate

Now on to my project.  I selected an image from Bugaboo Stamps called Peeker March.  Here is my 'make it green' creation.

I have made s slim-line diagonal cut card base.
You can find the pattern over at Splitcoast
Stampers. I have used American Crafts card and
Shamrock paper.  I colored the Leprechaun with
Prismacolor Pencils.  The pots of gold are print 
and cuts.  The card uses a belly band as a closure. 

Close up of the leprechaun.  I cut him out with a
border of 1/4" and then made a shadow cut of
1/4" larger as shown with the lime green sparkle
paper. Then I cut a 11" x 1" strip to make the
band and attached it to the back of the Leprechaun.

Here is the card without the band.

The inside.  The Shamrocks are clipart.  Words
from and printed with Sure Cuts A 
Lots 5.054 software.

This is actually the back of the card.  I had a few
leftovers so I put them on the back.  This way 
I can write a short note.

I hope that you have a wonderful St. Patricks' Day celebration.  In Oregon,  no celebrating until we have more people vaccinated against Covid-19.  

So I wish you health and the brightest blessings!

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Crafty Gals Corner Challenge # 216 Add a Heart

 Hello everyone!  It is time for another challenge over at Crafty Gals Corner Challenge.  This is challenge #216 and the theme is 'add a heart'.  This one is going to be a lot of fun!  Before I start, here are the fabulous sponsors.

Cute As A Button
Prize~2 Digital Images

Stampers Delights
Prize~3 Single Digital Images

These are two fabulous wonderful sponsors.  Please everyone go show some love.  Without sponsors there would not be as many challenges.  Go say thank you.

I have to tell a funny story.  Before deadline, I usually have my project finished.  But I wanted to treak my project just a little.  Left the project out on my crafting area.  We have a kitten that is almost 4.5 months old.  That Cat!!  He grabbed my project and proceeded to want to play tag.  Needless to say when I got it back there wasn't much left.
Here is the little innocent kitten!

So very quickly I put together another project and made deadline.  My image is from Cute As A Button Stamps.  This is Penguin Digi #00012.  (Now I couldn't get Cute As A Button's website to come up.  Maybe you will have better luck.)  So here is what I created.  I needed a tag for a Valentines Day goody.  

Here is the Penguin Digi.  The gift is for my
daughter so I put a crown on Princess Penguin.  
I colored the image using Prismacolor Pencils.
The paper is scraps from past Valentine's Day
projects. Ribbon from Joanns.   

Can you see the decorations on the donut?  The
middle is a plastic heart sticker.  But can you guess
what the donut has on it?  Yes, those are candy
sprinkles.  The ones you use to decorate with in
the kitchen!

Just a better view.

This is the backside.

Here is the completed present.  The tag fits nicely.

This is the back side.

That is it for this month.  Please visit the sponsors websites/or their facebook pages.  Just spread the love around!  Just one more pic of the kitten who is still in mama's dog house!

Yes he loves to unroll the toilet paper off it's spool!

I wish you a very Happy Valentines/Galentines Day.  Brightest blessings, stay safe and be healthy!