Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Scraplift Layout

I scraplifted a layout and came up with this from the Challenge Masters website! I was a little sluggish..I used Bo Bunny Paper, MS punch, AC and misc. buttons and bling, Prima flowers, Mulberry Thickers, Cuttlebug butterfly die cut and embossing, MM chipboard, doiley, pink inking to make doiley pink, journaling...the colors didn't show up good in the pics.. it's actually Fuchia! 

Monday, March 29, 2010

Another DT Term at Ch{all}enge Masters!

I am happy to announce one more term as the Cards Group Leader at Challenge Masters!!! This runs from April-September 2010! Don't forget to join me! There is still time for the March Cards Challenge due March 31st at midnight!! I also give out a separate RAK for Cards only so don't miss out!!

Monday, March 15, 2010

Kristen's Tearing Challenge at CTS!

I made this layout last week, but didn't get to take a picture of it until this week...I used some Vintage Paper.. Prima Flowers (3 types), to my Love Card, and some glimmer mist... The challenge was Paper Tearing!

Patti's March Designers Choice Challenge at CTS!

I had a lot of fun working on this challenge I haven't used Glitter in a LONG TIME! I used Martha Stewart Glitter (two colors) and used Glossy Accents on them. I cut out my alpha with the Storybook Cricut Cartridge, and also the swirls, used it on Bo Bunny Paper and Bazzil CS... I kept it simple, used some embellies, and also 2 white rub ons on the paper...

Sunday, March 14, 2010

CTS March Go Green Crop!!

I had lots of fun today working on these challenges...
 Patti's Recycled Chalenge- Using Recycled Materials, I used a polka dotted backing from K & Company, also Prima Flower backing, American Crafts Backing for Ribbon..K & Company pp..
 Kristen's Cardstock- Lucky
- St. Patti's Day Challenge.. I used to use the word LUCKY...and used Card stock..
Patti's Altered Challenge- Using an old tin-container.
Nicole's Toilet Paper Roll-Altered Challenge
 I used a TP toll to make a paint brush holder...
Shelly's Word Challenge- I used Love, we could choose between Love, Faith, Hope and Luck..
Shelly's Monochromatic Challenge- Using Green

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

DT Call at Ch{all}enge Masters!

Ch{all}enge Masters is looking for new group leaders! We are filling all our groups:
Altered  - Ad/Art -  Blade Masters - Blog - Book of Me - Calendar - Cards - Color
Go Green - Hybrid/Digital - Journalling - Kitchen Keepsakes - Photography - Recipe -Scraplift - 
Sketches - Stamping - Technique

We are looking for individuals that are passionate about scrapping and paper crafts, love to have fun with fellow crafters, and want to share their passion of their hobby (obsession) with others!

Group Leader Requirements:
*Post 1 new challenge on assigned date each month along with a project sample to your challenge group.  The DT term will be April through September...6 months.
*Make sure you leave a comment in the gallery on each of your category's submissions.
*Be as active as possible on the forums and in your group. We focus on having fun while providing inspiration for our members.
*Check the Design Team group daily for posts containing important information or requiring your response.
*If you have stuff going on in your life, you're going on vacation or whatever & you can't be problem, just contact a member from the site's ADMIN and let us know.
*Since there is no compensation for your design duties, you are eligible to participate in all of our challenges to win the prize each month!!! Please play along as much as you'd like!

To apply, please:
1.  Send a link to your blog and/or main gallery to: . Please send a .jpg of 1 {only 1 please!} layout/project that best represents your style.
2.  Please provide your full name & email address.
3.  List current design team/site commitments.
4.  And a brief statement as to why you'd like to be on the team.
Submissions will be accepted until Saturday March 26th. Don't forget to let us know which positions you would like to fill.

The new team will be announced on March 28th!

We look forward to receiving your application! This is going to be fun!

Monday, March 8, 2010

Caarvark Photo Inspiration Challenge

This post is for my mom Carmelita. 

The butterflies are adhesive chipboard from K&Company. The branch was cut out with the Cricut in 3 colors to add color to the leaves and flowers. I used Ribbon, Stickles and some bling. Bazzil CS,and Reminisce PP and Fiskars border punch. The butterfly is from felt.

Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Misc. Challenge Masters March Challenges...

I had a busy Sunday! I worked on some CM challenges today including Kitchen Keepsakes (Create a recipe holder), Technique (Using Punch Art) which I used a round and round scalloped punch to make two flowers, and also Altered which included alerting a plain candle, which I made two!
For the Kitchen Keepsakes I used plain be Creative Imaginations Clothes Pin, I painted it with Green Acrylic Dabbing Paint and used a paint brush for the seems, Ribbon and Buttons!
For the technique challenge I used K and Company Poppy Seed Floral Line Art Collection, and made flowers with the scalloped and round hand punches, stickles, cuttlebug for thanks..
For Altered I had two plain candles sitting in my scraproom READY for us! I used brown polka dotted ribbon, American Crafts Felt Pieces and Prima Flowers to embellish the lid! 
Can you tell I had fun today??

Caardvark Bird Cage Inspiration Challenge

The current challenge at Caardvark was lots of! We had to take a picture from Pottery Barn, and create a card with it!  I could not find a bird cage, so I ended up buying a stamp, and finally learned how to Heat Emboss!! I used K and Company Poppy Seed Floral Line Art Collection, with Poppy Seeds adhesive chip boards, Bazzil CS, Zing Embossing Powder and AC heating gun, Pebbles ribbon and inking!
 Thanks for stopping by!

Here is a bonus card I made:

Cuttlebug Challenge #73-Cracked Glass Effect!

After months of not participating I finally got some mojo back to start participating more! The challenge over at Cuttlebug Blogspot this week was to create a card with the cracked glass effect!
I had a lot of fun with this! I used K & Company Poppy Seed Floral Line Art, Hero Cage Stamp with Heat Embossing (White Opaque), Bazzill CS, Marta Stewart Scalloped Punch, Cuttlebug to cut out my two butterflies and emboss them, bling to decorate the butteflies, stickles, and pebbles ribbon.

Thanks for stopping by!

March Cards Challenge- Challenge Masters is up!

I just posted the March Cards challenge! Click HERE for challenge!

My challenge for you this month is to create a card with the following criteria:- Easter/Happy Spring/Spring Theme
- Two Patterned Papers
- Two Types Ribbons
- Inking
- And a button... or more... 

Hope you join me!!!!

TPC Studio-Sunny Bunny Collection PP, rubons. MM Chipboard, MS Punch, Bazzill CS, Misc. Ribbon and Buttons.
American Crafts- Dear Lizzy Collection- PP, Ribbons, Chick, and Rubons.

Friday, March 5, 2010

CTS Spring Card Swap!

I had a lot of fun working on some cards for the Spring Card Swap at Citrus Tree Studio! I used Bazzill CS, TPC Studio Sunny Bunny Collection on pp, embellished chicks and rub ons, used various ribbon, and button with inking around the edges. MS Punch and several MM and AM borders. The cuttlebug was used to cut out Thanks and Hi. Hopefully this will get me back in a scrapping mode!

Thanks for stopping by!