Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Another Christmas Card for Two Challenges

This card uses the sketch at FabFriday#125 here and The Paper Players#371 here.

The red mittens in the picture were my focus from The Paper Players inspiration.


Merry Mistletoe is the stamp set with some Be Merry DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Merry Mistletoe
Papers: WW, Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, Be Merry DSP
Inks: Cherry Cobbler and Garden Green
Accessories: Layering Ovals Framelits, Everyday Label punch, Stampin dimensionals, 1/4 inch Cherry Cobbler double-stitched ribbon
 

Monday, November 20, 2017

Christmas Tree Card for the Hand Stamped Sentiments Sketch

This is for the Hand Stamped Sentiments#166 here.
I pretty  much exactly followed the sketch!

Teeny Tiny Wishes is the stamp set with some Quilted Christmas DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Teeny Tiny Wishes
Papers: WW, Real Red, Blushing Bride, Quilted Christmas DSP
Inks: Real Red
Accessories: 1/4 inch Quilted Christmas ribbon, Softly Falling embossing folder

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Christmas Card for a Sketch and a Color Challenge



This card uses the sketch at Freshly Made Sketches#313 here, and the color combo at the Global Design Project#113 here.  Cherry Cobbler, Pool Party and Pear Pizzazz are the colors.

Every Good Wish is the stamp set with some Be Merry DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Every Good Wish
Papers: WW, Pear Pizzazz, Cherry Cobbler, Be Merry DSP
Inks: Pear Pizzazz
Accessories: 1 1/2 inch Circle punch, Seasonal Layers Thinlits, Basic Rhinestone Jewels





Friday, November 17, 2017

Christmas Wishes Card

Since I had Merry Mistletoe on my desk I used it for this card too. I also used some Quilted Christmas DSP and some Merry Music Specialty DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Merry Mistletoe
Papers: WW, Real Red, Quilted Christmas DSP, Merry Music Specialty DSP
Inks: Real Red and Garden Green
Accessories: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layering Ovals Framelits, Stampin dimensionals, 3/8 inch Garden Green stitched satin ribbon

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Back to Christmas Cards!

I'm back to stamping after an incredible 25th Anniversary trip to Hawaii! We had a great trip to Kauai and Maui and I'm so very grateful for the wonderful sights, food and memories! Back to reality as I can't believe Thanksgiving is next week!

I made this card for the TGIF Challenge#133 here.
Christmas Quilt and Merry Mistletoe are the stamp sets with some Quilted Christmas DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Christmas Quilt and Merry Mistletoe
Papers: WW, Garden Green, Pool Party and Quilted Christmas DSP
Inks: Garden Green and Pool Party
Accessories: Starburst punch, 2 inch Circle punch, Quilt Builder Framelits, Subtles Enamel Shapes, Stampin dimensionals



Saturday, November 4, 2017

Sympathy Card for a TGIF Challenge

Unfortunately I needed a sympathy card, but fortunately I found the TGIF Challenge#132 here.
It's a color challenge to use Sahara Sand, Crumb Cake and Soft Suede.

I used my Aqua Painter on some Watercolor paper and used a bit of each color. Thoughts and Prayers is the stamp set.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Thoughts and Prayers
Papers: VV, Watercolor paper, Soft Suede
Inks: Soft Suede, Crumb Cake, Sahara Sand
Accessories: Aqua painter, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layering Ovals Framelits, Stampin dimensionals, 3/8 inch Crumb Cake classic weave ribbon

Friday, November 3, 2017

Let it Snow Card for a Freshly Made Sketch

This is for the Freshly Made Sketch#311 here.

Merry Little Labels is the stamp set with some Merry Little Christmas DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Merry Little Labels
Papers: WW, Old Olive, Real Red, Merry Little Christmas DSP
Inks: Old Olive, Real Red, Soft Suede
Accessories: Softly Falling embossing folder, Everyday Label punch, Seasonal Layers Framelits, Basic Rhinestone Jewels, Stampin dimensionals


Thursday, November 2, 2017

Christmas Quilt Card for a Stamp Ink Paper Challenge

This is my take on the Stamp Ink Paper Challenge#123 here.

Christmas Quilt and Teeny Tiny Wishes are the stamp sets with some Quilted Christmas DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Christmas Quilt and Teeny Tiny Wishes
Papers: WW, Garden Green, Quilted Christmas DSP
Inks: Real Red and Garden Green
Accessories: Starburst punch, Quilt Builder Framelits, 1/8 inch Real Red Solid Ribbon, Stampin dimensionals


Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Christmas Wreath Card for The Paper Players

This is my take on The Paper Players#368 here.
The tic-tac-toe I chose was Christmas, die-cut/punch and wreath.

I used the holly stamp from Every Good Wish to create the wreath. The bow is from Jar of Love and the greeting from Flurry of Wishes. And there's some Be Merry DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Every Good Wish, Jar of Love, Flurry of Wishes
Papers: WW, Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, Be Merry DSP
Inks: Garden Green, Lemon Lime Twist, Cherry Cobbler
Accessories: Everyday Jars Framelits, 3/8 inch Garden Green stitched satin ribbon, Stampin dimensionals




Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Gingerbread Gift Card Holder

This cute little Christmas gift card holder is for the SUO Challenge#186-Treats of all Kinds, here.
I found the idea for the gift card holder from Sue Mohr here.

Cookie Cutter Christmas is the stamp set with some Christmas Around the World DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Cookie Cutter Christmas
Papers: VV, Soft Suede, Real Red, Christmas Around the World DSP
Inks: Soft Suede
Accessories: Cookie Cutter Builder punch, 1 3/4 inch and 2 inch Circle punches, Layering Circles Framelits, Stampin dimensionals

Monday, October 30, 2017

Christmas Wishes for a Merry Monday Challenge

This is my take on the Merry Monday Challenge#263 here.
I was inspired by the wood shutters, red and white sign and greenery.
I used the Merry Mistletoe and Carols of Christmas stamp sets and some Wood Textures DSP Stack.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Merry Mistletoe and Carols of Christmas
Papers: WW, Real Red, Wood Textures DSP Stack
Inks: Real Red and Garden Green
Accessories: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layering Squares Framelits, Card Front Builder Framelits, Basic Rhinestone Jewels, 1/4 inch Quilted Christmas ribbon, Stampin dimensionals


Friday, October 27, 2017

Clean & Simple Case This Sketch Card

Here's a cute but simple Christmas card for the Case This Sketch#245 here.

Merry Mistletoe is the stamp set with some Merry Little Christmas and Merry Music Specialty DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Merry Mistletoe
Papers: WW, Basic Black, Old Olive, Merry Little Christmas DSP, Merry Music Specialty DSP
Inks: Old Olive
Accessories: Layering Circles Framelits, 1 inch and 1 3/4 inch Circle punches, Basic Black Baker's Twine, Metallic Enamel Shapes

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Christmas Wishes for Sunday Stamps Challenge

This card uses the Sunday Stamps Challenge#164 here.

Merry Mistletoe is the stamp set with some Quilted Christmas DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Merry Mistletoe
Papers: WW, Real Red, Garden Green, Quilted Christmas DSP
Inks: Real Red and Garden Green
Accessories: 1/4 inch Quilted Christmas ribbon, Banner Triple Punch, Card Front Builder Framelits, Stampin dimensionals

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Christmas Card for a Freshly Made Sketch

This is my take on the Freshly Made Sketch#310 here.

Merry Mistletoe and Teeny Tiny Wishes are the stamp sets with some Be Merry DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Merry Mistletoe and Teeny Tiny Wishes
Papers: WW, Garden Green, Cherry Cobbler, Be Merry DSP
Inks: Garden Green and Cherry Cobbler
Accessories: 1/4 inch Cherry Cobbler double-stitched ribbon, Stampin dimensionals





Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Another Double-Duty Card!

I just love to combine challenges!
So this card uses the sketch at the Global Design Project#110 here.
And it's for the Merry Monday#262-Gifts, here.

Santa's Sleigh is the stamp set with some Be Merry DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Santa's Sleigh
Papers: WW, Crumb Cake, Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, Be Merry DSP
Inks: Crumb Cake, Garden Green, Cherry Cobbler
Accessories: Santa's Sleigh Framelits, Linen Thread, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Seasonal Layers Thinlits, Stampin dimensionals, Basic Rhinestone Jewels



Monday, October 23, 2017

Fall Thank You for Two Challenges

Here's a double-duty thank you for two challenges.

First, I used the sketch at The Paper Players#367 here.

And second, the theme-Sweater Weather at TGIF Challenges#130 here.

Thoughtful Banners is the stamp set with some Painted Autumn DSP. I also ran some Very Vanilla thru the Cable Knit dynamic embossing folder because that really reminds me of a sweater.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Thoughtful Banners
Papers: Very Vanilla, Tangerine Tango, Painted Autumn DSP
Inks: Tangerine Tango
Accessories: Cable Knit Dynamic embossing folder, 1 3/4 inch Circle punch, Stampin dimensionals, Banner Triple punch


Thursday, October 19, 2017

Christmas Card for Two Challenges

This Christmas card uses two challenges.

First, the sketch at Freshly Made Sketches#309 here.

And then Merry Monday#261-Ornaments, here.

Carols of Christmas is the stamp set with some Merry Music Specialty DSP and some Quilted Christmas DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Carols of Christmas
Papers: WW, Basic Black, Real Red, Quilted Christmas DSP, Merry Music Specialty DSP
Inks: Basic Black, Real Red, Garden Green, Lemon Lime Twist
Accessories: 1 3/4 inch and 2 inch Circle punches, Layering Circles Framelits, Stampin dimensionals

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Double-Duty Christmas Card

Here's another double-duty card.
First, I used the sketch at FabFriday#123 here.
And second, the colors are from Global Design Project#109 here.
The colors to use are Gold, Basic Black and Old Olive.

Christmas Quilt is the stamp set with some Merry Little Christmas DSP and some Year of Cheer Specialty DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Christmas Quilt
Papers: WW, Basic Black, Old Olive, Merry Little Christmas DSP, Year of Cheer Specialty DSP
Inks: Versamark
Accessories: Gold embossing powder, 1/8 inch Gold ribbon, Sparkle embossing folder


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Christmas Card for a TGIF Challenge

Since I had the Be Merry DSP out, I used it again for this card.

I also used the TGIF Challenge#129 here.

Merry Little Labels is the stamp set.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Merry Little Labels
Papers: WW, Garden Green, Cherry Cobbler, Be Merry DSP
Inks: Garden Green and Cherry Cobbler
Accessories: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layering Circles Framelits, 1/4 inch Cherry Cobbler stitched ribbon, Stampin dimensionals

Monday, October 16, 2017

Christmas Tree Card for Case this Sketch

This card uses the Case this Sketch#243 here.

Santa's Sleigh is the stamp set with some Be Merry DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Santa's Sleigh
Papers: WW, Garden Green, Real Red, Be Merry DSP
Inks: Garden Green and Real Red
Accessories: Santa's Sleigh Framelits, Quilted Christmas 1/4 inch ribbon, Softly Falling embossing folder, Stampin dimensionals

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Christmas Peace for a Freshly Made Sketch

This card is for the Freshly Made Sketch#308 here.

Carols of Christmas is the stamp set with some Merry Little Christmas DSP and some Merry Music Specialty DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Carols of Christmas
Papers: WW, Old Olive, Merry Little Christmas DSP, Merry Music Specialty DSP
Inks: Old Olive
Accessories: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Seasonal Layers Thinlits, Basic Black Bakers Twine, Stampin dimensionals

Friday, October 13, 2017

Global Design Project Card

This is for the Global Design Project#108 here.
It's a case the designer (see below), Brian King and I basically used the same design, just different stamps and papers.

I used the Merrry Mistletoe stamp set with some Be Merry DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Merry Mistletoe
Papers: WW, Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, Be Merry DSP
Inks: Cherry Cobbler and Garden Green
Accessories: 1 inch and 1 1/4 inch Circle punches, Stampin dimensionals

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thank You Card for The Paper Players#365

I needed a thank you and the color challenge at The Paper Players#365 here, fit just perfectly!
The colors to use are Early Espresso, Crushed Curry and Peekaboo Peach.

At Home With You is the stamp set and I also used the coordinating At Home Framelits. And I ran some Crushed Curry cardstock thru the Brick Wall embossing folder. The door was stamped on some Wood Textures DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: At Home With You
Papers: VV, Early Espresso, Crushed Curry, Wood Textures DSP
Inks: Early Espresso, Crushed Curry, Peekaboo Peach, Old Olive, Smoky Slate
Accessories: At Home Framelits, Brick Wall embossing folder, Stampin sponge, Stampin dimensionals

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Cozy Christmas Card for Two Challenges


This cozy Christmas card is for two challenges.

First, the sketch at Case this Sketch#242 here.
And second, the color combo at TGIF Challenge#128 here.
The colors to use are Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry and Cherry Cobbler.

Santa's Sleigh is the stamp set with some Around the World DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Santa's Sleigh
Papers: WW, Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, Cherry Cobbler, Around the World DSP
Inks: Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, Cherry Cobbler
Accessories: Layering Circles Framelits, Crushed Curry Solid Baker's Twine, Stampin dimensionals

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Merry Monday Sketch Card

This is a card for the Merry Monday#260 here.

Christmas Quilt is the stamp set with some Christmas Around the World DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Christmas Quilt
Papers: WW, Real Red, Old Olive, Christmas Around the World DSP, Merry Little Christmas DSP
Inks: White Craft, Real Red, Old Olive
Accessories: 1 1/2 inch Circle punch, Quilt Builder Framelits, White Embossing powder, Stampin dimensionals

Monday, October 9, 2017

Christmas Card for a Splitcoast Sketch

This Christmas card uses the Splitcoast Sketch Challenge#665 here.

Every Good Wish is the stamp set with some Quilted Christmas DSP and some Quilted Christmas 1/4 inch Ribbon.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Every Good Wish
Papers: WW, Real Red, Quilted Christmas DSP
Inks: Real Red and Garden Green
Accessories: Quilted Christmas 1/4 inch Ribbon, Stampin dimensionals




Thursday, October 5, 2017

Deck the Halls Card for Two Challenges

This Christmas card is for two challenges.

First, I used the Merry Monday#259-Christmas Trees, here.

And second, the SUO Challenge#184: Shape Up, here.
This is a challenge to use punches or dies, so I used the Stitched Shapes Framelits and the Card Front Builder Thinlits.

Carols of Christmas is the stamp set with some Merry Little Christmas DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Carols of Christmas
Papers: Basic Black, Old Olive, Garden Green, Merry Little Christmas DSP
Inks: White Craft
Accessories: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Card Front Builder Thinlits, White embossing powder, Softly Falling embossing folder, Old Olive Baker's Twine, Stampin dimensionals



Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Thankful Card for Three Challenges!

I managed to get three challenges on this card.

First, I used the
Splitcoast Color Combination  #655 here. The colors to use are Early Espresso, Peekaboo Peach and Lemon Lime Twist.

Second, is the Global Design Project#107 Theme-Grateful, here.

And finally, The Paper Players#364 Autumn Floral Theme, here.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Sheltering Tree
Papers: VV, Early Espresso, Painted Autumn DSP
Inks: Early Espresso, Lemon Lime Twist, Peekaboo Peach
Accessories: Layering Circles Framelits, 1/2 inch Lemon Lime Finely Woven ribbon, Stampin dimensionals

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Santa Card for the Case this Sketch

This a card for Case this Sketch#241 here.

Cookie Cutter Christmas and Teeny Tiny Wishes are the stamp sets with some Quilted Christmas DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Cookie Cutter Christmas and Teeny Tiny Wishes
Papers: WW, Real Red, Quilted Christmas DSP
Inks: Real Red, Basic Black, Powder Pink, Crushed Curry
Accessories: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layering Circles Framelits, Stampin Dimensionals

Monday, October 2, 2017

Treat Bag for a TGIF Challenge

I'm playing the TGIF Challenge#127 here., see below.

It's a tic-tac-toe challenge and I went right down the middle with not a card, Designer Series Paper and Halloween.

I used the Mini Treat Bag thinlits, some Spooky Night DSP and the Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Teeny Tiny Wishes
Papers: WW, Spooky Night DSP
Inks: Basic Black
Accessories: Mini Treat Bag Thinlits, Basic Black Bakers Twine, Stampin dimensionals