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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Strawberry Wine

Good Afternoon:
We have a super easy challenge for you this week at OSAAT.....its #146 "Anything Goes" week! That means you can make any paper craft item using any theme that strikes your fancy.

It was Nataliya's turn to pick the image for her and myself and she picked a summer fresh image for us which was really nice as it is freezing where I am right now. I used the image to make something I haven`t tried before, a Bottle Tag. Once I figured out the size it needed to be, it was easy peasy from there.

Here is my Bottle Tag:
Whole View
Close-up of image
Ribbon & Slider
I even had a bottle of Strawberry Samba wine to display my tag on!
The sponsor for this weeks challenge is ourselves :O)
Where one lucky winner will be able to win our December set of collab images as used by our DT in challenge #144... Its a Mega set including papers 2 sets of 8 papers... plus 7 images.. So at least a $35 value if bought separate..
Remember to win this mega set yoou MUST use a digital product in StitchyBear Digital Store
Pop a # after your name when filling in Mr.Linky. So we don't miss you.
Digital product. But will be entered into a separate draw to win $3 to spend at SBDS.
Card Recipe:
Image: Hope Jacare `Bowl of Strawberries`
Cardstock: Recollections
Patterned Paper: CTMH
Medium: CTMH Watercolour Pencils & Creative Memories Markers
Ribbon: Offray
Ribbon Slider: We R Memory Keepers
Brads: CTMH
I will try and find some challenges to enter this into.
I hope you are all having a terrific week. Be sure and pop by my OSAAT team mates blogs and leave them some love.
Thanks for dropping by to have a peek at this week`s creation.
Hugs, xo

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

What's New?

Good Afternoon!
First off, Congratulations to Donna Mundinger! Donna has won the 'Poinsettia Fairy' by Ike's Art that I used on my card for the OSAAT Blog Hop. Way to go Donna!! If you want to see the complete list of winners from our Blog Hop, click HERE to be taken to the correct post.

Well, "What's New?" The year, a car, your house? For some of you, it may even be a baby. 'New' is the theme this week at OSAAT, and the DT wants to see "What's new with you?" There are so many different cards on the blog to inspire your 'New' themed card and we can't wait to see them.

I chose to make a card for a 'New Baby" this time:
Front of card
It has been so long since I've had to make a baby card, but as soon as I saw that image, I just had to work with it.
Close-up of bow & tag
The cute Rocking Horse trim
Close-up of the flowers & brads
As its New Year.... Our first challenge should be we feel a good excuse to use those fun new stash items you have received for Christmas ;O) Or celebrate the newness of something... So thats where our first challenge has come from ;O)
We would like you to tell us about your 'new' item in your write up too please

The sponsor for this challenge is
Our very own StitchyBear
With $ 9 to spend in our store...
To win this you MUST use an image or product from StitchyBear Digital Stamps
Pop a # after your name when filling in Mr.Linky. So we don't miss you..
So i would put ........... Tracey#

You can also enter using a non StitchyBear Digital product. But will be entered into a separate draw to win $3 to spend at SBDS.
Be sure to spread the love around by visiting the rest of the DT as well; their creations are beautiful.
Card Recipe:
Image: Stitchy 'Nap Time'
Cardstock: CTMH
Ribbon: Offray
Flowers: Dollarama
Brads: My Stash
Rocking Horse Trim: Dollarama
Patterned Paper: My Scraps box (sorry)
Ink: CTMH 'Sweet Leaf'
Medium: Copics #E31, 33, 34, 39, G0000, 00, 02
Sentiment: CTMH 'Baby Love'
Challenges for this card:
Crafting Life's Pieces - Sketch #54
Can't wait to see and read about your "New" thing!
Hugs, xo

Birthday Surprise

Hello Friends:
I want to start by wishing all of you a very Happy New Year! I know I'm a bit late on that but it has been so very hectic the 2 weeks or so; totally crazy here in my little piece of paradise. Today I have the January challenge from Technique Tuesday and it is fabulous! This month's technique is a "Pedestal Pop-Up Card". As always, Mynnette has a super easy tutorial for you to follow and you will have your cards popping in no time.

Here is my card using January's technique:
Front of card
The magic is on the inside!
Close-up of the popped up portion
Card Recipe:
Cardstock & Patterned Paper: ScrapbooKing Kit
Ink: CTMH 'Pansy Purple'
Die Cuts: Colorbok
Sentiments: CTMH 'Gracious Greetings' & 'Because of You'
Ribbon: My Stash
Be sure you pop by the Technique Tuesday blog and check out this month's DT cards; all of them are fabulous and very deserving of some blog love :) Also, Technique Tuesday is looking for a few more DT members to join us. Hurry though, this call ends on January 31st! Be sure to check out the DT Call post and rules for applying. Good Luck; we can't wait to work with you!
Hugs, xo