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Monday, February 3, 2014

Noah's Ark

Good Morning Card Makers:
It is time for a new challenge at Crafty Cardmakers & More. Our new challenge is
#109 - This is a Man's World.
 
I was one of the lucky DT members who received an image from one of our sponsors, The Stamping Boutique, who is giving away 3 Images of the Winner's Choice. If, however, the winner has used a Stamping Boutique Image they will received 4 images of their choice. We are also sponsored by Flourish With a Bling with a $15.00 gift certificate.
 
Here is the card I made for this challenge:
Front
 

Inside
 

Image close-up
 
Card Recipe:
Image: The Stamping Boutique - "Noah's Ark"
White Cardstock: Recollections
Remaining Paper: CTMH
Medium: Crayola Pencils
Ribbon: Offray
Ink: CTMH "Crystal Blue"
Diaper Pin Brad: My stash
Please stop by all my DT sisters blogs and have a look at their awesome creations for this challenge.
Hugs, xo


Sunday, February 2, 2014

Baby Bugs

Good Morning Crafters:
It's Sunday morning and that means its time for another challenge to start at One Stitch At A Time. This week we have #198 - Anything Goes. One lucky entrant using one of our images, will win all the images the DT used in Challenge #196. And, one entrant with a non Stitchy Bear Digital Outlet image will win a $3.00 gift certificate to our store.

My team mate picked this fabulous set of images for us to use. Isn't she a cutie!


Card Recipe
Image: Stitchy Bear Digital Outlet - "Babybug Set" by BB Kakes (awesome 6-pce set)

It has been a long day and I've been fighting a migraine for a few days now. I'm going to have to come back to finish my post. See you again in a bit.

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Loving Hearts

Today is new challenge day at OSAAT!! We have an easy but fun challenge for you this week;
 
That means you have to use white plus ONE other colour. Body colour doesn't count but BLACK DOES!
This week's challenge is sponsored by Creative Craft World. They are giving 3 Promarkers to one lucky participant that enters using one of our images. Those with non-Stichy Bear digis will be entered in to a draw for $3.00 in our store.
 
 
 
 
I chose to use RED as my colour this week. I had to take a picture as well as scan my card with my scanner because I just couldn't get all the red to show up, and some actually came out looking black. I have uploaded both images so you can see it is all White & Red.
 
 
Camera Pic of Front
 
 

Scanned Pic of Front
 

Punched Heart Border, Ribbon Sentiment and Ribbon Roses
 
 

Close-up of heart punched corners and heart ribbon I added in corners on bottom
 
 

Here is a close-up of the "starburst" surronding some of the hearts on this paper. This is the reason I chose this digital paper pack. I fell in love with this specific paper.
 
 
 
Card Recipe
 
I sure hope you will be around to join in the fun this week.
Hugs, xo
 


Sunday, January 19, 2014

Toot! Toot!

Good Morning Card Crafters!

Are you ready for another challenge? It is Sunday morning, so you know what that means....time for a new challenge to start at OSAAT, and since it is an even numbered week, that means its one of your favourite themes. #196 - "Use a Digi" kicks off today! With it being an even number this week, that also means that our whole DT is playing and we have tons of inspiration for you on the OSAAT blog.

 We have a terrific prize for you this week too.The Sponsor for this weeks challenge is StitchyBear Digi Outlet with a complete set of digi images that the team used in challenge #194. To win the main prize you MUST use an Image from our store. Runner up prize for person using none store image is $3 to spend in the StitchyBear Digital Outlet. So everyone can win something ;O). 

It was my turn to pick for my little mini team, and I just couldn't resist a fabulous image by Scrapper's Delights. Here is the card I made with it:

Front
 

Washi Tape & Tag
 

Image with Silver & Gold Brads
 

Inside
 
Card Recipe
Image: Stitchy Bear Digital Outlet - 'Train Spotting' by Scrapper's Delights
Medium: Crayola Pencils
Cardstocks: White - Recollections
                    Blue & Ruby - CTMH
Design Paper: CTMH
Ink: CTMH - Outdoor Denim
Ribbon: CTMH
Gold Letters: CM
Brads: Unknown
Washi Tape: CTMH
 
I would like to enter my card into the followig challenges:
Sparkles Monthly Challenge - #52 'Show us Your New Stash' (The Washi Tape and image are brand new items for me)
Heart 2 Heart - 'New Year, New Beginnings' (The Washi Tape and using it is all brand new for me. Have never used a washi tape before, ever. The digi image is a brand new image too.)
3 Girl Jam - 'Anything Goes With Ribbon'
Ribbon Carousel Blog - RCC89 Love, Birthdays & Chicken Soup (I made a Birthday card)
The Ribbon Reel - #67 'Ring in the New Year' ( I have used gold washi tape, gold letters, gold & silver brads) 
 
Your Next Stamp - YNS Fun Friday #8 (sketch)
 
Remember, there is a ton of inspiration that my DT sisters can't wait to share with you this week, so why not grab a cup of coffee or tea and go visit them all for awhile.
Hugs, xo

Sunday, January 12, 2014

New Year, New Baby!

Good Morning Friends & Welcome Back!!

The Design Team at OSAAT is back as of today, with our weekly challenges, after a much needed break and some family time. What better theme than #195 - "Starting New", to kick off a brand new year? This could be trying a new technique, using something you had new for Christmas, or maybe a wedding card or new baby, even a birthday card is the start of something new

Our sponsor this week is StitchyBear Digital Outlet with $9 to spend in the store. To win this prize you MUST use a digi from the StitchyBear Digital Outlet. You can still enter with a none StitchyBear Digi Outlet image but will be entered into a separate draw to win $3 to spend in our store.

When thinking of 'new things' my mind automatically goes to the 2 new grand-children my hubby and I will be getting this year. We even found out the gender of each little bundle over the holidays! Our daughter and her hubby are having a boy due on May 8th! Our son and his wife are expecting their first child on June 5th, and its a girl! With these additions, we will have 4 precious grand-children, 2 girls and 2 boys!! 'New things' are pretty good I think :)

Keeping all this in mind, I'm sure my card will come as no big surprise to any of you, lol.
#195 - "Starting New"
Front
 

Handmade bow with butterfly added
 

Rocking horse trim
 

Image

As I said above, no big surprise on the theme I chose for this card ;)

Card Recipe:
Image and DP: Stitchy Bear Digital Stamp Outlet - "Baby Boy Digital Stamp & Paper Pack" by Coosty Creations.
Medium: Copics #B0000, 000, E21, 23, R000, 20, Y11, 13
Blue Cardstock: Paperbilities
Yellow Cardstock: Recollections
Ribbon: Offray
Rocking Horse Trim & Butterfly: Dollarama
Special Tools: Martha Stewart Border Punch

I hope you will hop by all my DT sisters blogs and check out their fabulous posts this week. Maybe we can get your creative juices flowing again.
Hugs xo

Saturday, December 28, 2013

OSAAT Reminder

Good morning friends! How was your Christmas? Did Santa Claus bring you everything you wished for this year? Or,  did you have to settle for a lump of coal in your stocking? Santa and my hubby joined forces this year to bring me a few of the items on my Christmas list, so I must have been a good girl this year, lol. Then, my wonderful husband was awake at 6:00am on Boxing Day so he could line up outside our local Walmart at 6:30am to buy me this awesome iPad that I am typing this post on!!!! I am the luckiest woman on earth!

Anyway, the reason I am posting today is to ask if you have joined our current challenge at OSAAT yet? You still have plenty of time to join in the fun with Challenge #194 - Anything Goes
"We are having a short break folks so this challenge is a little different :-) We will recommence our weekly challenges on January 12th. In the meantime may we take this opportunity to thank you all for participating in our challenge this year, have a wonderful Christmas and Happy New Year for Jan 1 and see you in 2014 :-) :-) :-)"

The Sponsor for this weeks challenge is StitchyBear Digi Outlet with a complete set of digi images that the team used in challenge #192. To win main prize you MUST use an Image from our store. Runner up prize for person using none store image is $3 to spend in the StitchyBear Digital Outlet. So everyone can win something ;O).

Winners will be announced on January 12th, 2014.

Check out our sponsor and all the fabulous designers we get to work with every week.
Stitchy Bear's Digital Outlet Store


Thanks for dropping by for a visit.
Hugs xo

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Dragon Lore

Hello bloggers:
Its new challenge day at OSAAT, and you have quite awhile to get something made up for our current challenge. Its one of your favourite challenge themes too, so how cool is that!?! This week its #194 - Anything Goes, and you have 27 days to join in the fun.

"We are having a short break folks so this challenge is a little different :-) We will recommence our weekly challenges on January 12th. In the meantime may we take this opportunity to thank you all for participating in our challenge this year, have a wonderful Christmas and Happy New Year for Jan 1 and see you in 2014 :-) :-) :-)"

The Sponsor for this weeks challenge is StitchyBear Digi Outlet with a complete set of digi images that the team used in challenge #192. To win main prize you MUST use an Image from our store. Runner up prize for person using none store image is $3 to spend in the StitchyBear Digital Outlet. So everyone can win something ;O).

Winners will be announced on January 12th, 2014.

Here is my card for the current challenge:

Front


Inside
 

Close-up of the image
 
Card Recipe
Medium: CTMH Watercolour Pencils
Cardstock: Recollections
Ink: CTMH - Holiday Red
D.P.: Bo Bunny
Sentiments: CTMH - Perfect Fit Birthdays & Curly Sentiments
Brads: Doodlebug
 
I hope you stop by the challenge blog and check out all the creative goodness the rest of the team has for you.                              
Hugs xo