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Monday, May 22, 2017

Look at what’s NEW at CRAFTIN DESERT DIVAS

Hello and happy Monday.  We are getting down to the end of my kids’ school year – just 2 more days.  Wow, seems like they just started the new school year.   Anyway, I am here to share my latest creation from CRAFTIN DESERT DIVAS digis with you.

If you are unfamiliar with CRAFTIN DESERT DIVAS Shop, I suggest you go and pay a visit – you will find awesome digis, clear stamps, dies, sequins and a whole bunch of other fun stuff!! 

Make sure to pay a visit to our FB Group CRAFTIN DESERT DIVAS Gallery, where we have a monthly challenge, chatter, a place to share your makes using Craftin Desert Divas images, freebies and MORE!!
Our May Challenge is going on now and the mood board this month is here: 
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My project today uses one of the newest images which you will soon be able to find at Craftin Desert Divas Shop.  It is called “Soak Up the Sun,” and it will be the next digi available for those of you signing up as “Going” to our NEW RELEASE Event – make sure you sign up to go by clicking HERE.
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I colored this adorable image with Copics, and cut out with my Cameo.   I also used the sentiment from this set, which I cut out with scissors and then ran ink over before posting on a base cut with die from Tag Essential dies.
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I chose papers from Photo Play, Echo Park and Best Creations.
For the top of the ice cream cone, I added Twinkle Sequins with glue and then put glossy accent over top.
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I sure hope you like it and that you will join as “Going” to our May New Release Event as well as play along with our May Mood Board Challenge at Craftin Desert Divas Gallery!  HugsSmile

Saturday, May 20, 2017

TIC TAC TOE–3 In A Row–Challenge at Di’s Digi Designs

Happy Saturday to everyone!  Hope you had a wonderful week and are enjoying the start of your weekend.   I love weekends, and I got to sleep in today, so yay!!  Although I probably slept a little too late, but oh well…

weeblyheader2We have a NEW CHALLENGE for you over at DI’S DIGI DESIGNS Challenge and it is TIC TACT TOE – 3 in a row.  Use the board below, pick 3 in a row either up and down, across or diagonal to come play along.  Di has tons of images that will fit this challenge perfectly.  You have until 10pm EST on Friday, June 2, 2017 to come join the fun.  Remember, you don’t need to use an image from DI'S DIGI STAMPS Shop to play along, but if you do, you have a chance to win 2 images from DI'S DIGI STAMPS in addition to a chance at the sponsor prize.   You may also use a CandiBean rubber or clear stamp to have an extra chance to win the 2 Di's Digi Stamp images!!
tictactoeI hope you will check out DI'S DIGI STAMPS – the NEW website is AWESOME – a new format, new images and new sales!   Di has so many wonderful images, many that would be perfect for our challenge, so remember to visit DI'S DIGI STAMPS for all your digital images.  You can also check out her CandiBean rubber stamps line - the newest set has just been released! 
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I used this adorable image Clever Penny from DI’S DIGI STAMPS.   This image is colored with Copics and I cut it out with my Cameo.   Letters are from an SVG file from The Cutting Cafe.  I chose sentiments from Paper Smooches clear stamps, stamped with Distress ink and cut with die from Gina Marie Designs.  Papers are Stampin Up, bling from Prima, bling flourish from Zva Creative, ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon.
    Sure hope you like it and will come play along in our Di's Digi Designs Challenge!!

MAY Link-Up Challenge at Imagine That Digistamp

Happy Saturday all!  Have you entered our monthly LINKY yet at Imagine That Creative Playground blog?  We're half-way through the month so you have about another 2 weeks or so to link up!

Theme: Anything Goes

The Link-Up closes June 2nd

Remember, you can now get our monthly 'Featured set' FREE just for linking up using any Imagine That Digistamp!!  In addition, one entry will be selected by our DT for our "Cherry on Top" award and receive a $10.00 coupon to the shop.  You may use any other company's stamps/digis/none at all for a chance to win the prize, however you will need to use an Imagine That Digistamp to receive the Featured Set.  Please read all the Playground Rules HERE (also linked at the top of challenge blog).

This Month's Featured Set...

Pretty Petunias

I have used the featured image Pretty Petunias this month.  I colored this gorgeous image with Copics and cut out with Crealies dies.  Papers are from Heartfelt Creations.

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Sentiment is from Paper Smooches rubber stamps and cut with die from my stash.  Bling is from Darice.  Sure hope you like itSmile

Reminders:

  • In order to receive the Featured Set for May, you must use an image from Imagine That Digistamp
  • if you DO use an ITD image, be sure to add ITD after your name.
  • Entries are unlimited if using ITD, but limited to just ONE entry if not using an Imagine That Digistamp
  • Please add GDT after your name if you'd like to be a future guest designer.
  • Challenge ends June 2, 2017, at 11:55 p.m. 
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    Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    REAL/FAUX STITCHING at The Paper Shelter Challenge

    Happy Wednesday, it's time for a New Challenge at The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog.   If you are unfamiliar with The Paper Shelter Shop, I suggest that you go pay a visit, they have so many awesome images and they come with digi papers, backgrounds, etc.  Plus, there's a customer rewards program that is awesome.   Trust me, you will love it!!   Don’t forget to sign up for the newsletter and you will get notices of all SALES and other SPECIALS going on! 
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    We also have a weekly challenge, with each DT team rotating weeks.  This week it’s Team Bs turn!  Challenge rules can be found here and our New Challenge can be found at The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog.   Our challenge this week is STITCHING – REAL or FAUX.
     
    Our very generous sponsor is The Paper Shelter, and winner can receive a fabulous prize of $30 to spend at The Paper Shelter Shop - you win this prize if you have used one of their products on your card, this could be an Image, Backing Paper or Printable.  If you do not use one of The Paper Shelter products for your creation, you win a prize of 3 digi images of your own choice from The Paper Shelter Shop - wow, you can't beat that!  Please don't forget if you wish to enter several times that we limit this to 3 entries and at least one of those must carry one of our The Paper Shelter Shop products.
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    For my card this week, I chose Bath Time! digital image from The Paper Shelter Shop. I colored this amazing image with Copics and cut out with Nellie’s stitched die.WIN_20170516_00_36_15_Pro

    My papers, which have faux stitching on them, are from Stampin’ Up. Sentiment is from Stampendous and cut out with stitched die from Memory Box.  I added flowers from I Am Roses.  I sure hope you like it and will come play along!!  HugsSmile

    Monday, May 15, 2017

    MAY MOOD BOARD at Craftin Desert Divas!

    Hello and happy Monday.  Another busy weekend as my oldest daughter had prom and it was Mother’s Day here on Sunday.  I am here to share my latest creation from CRAFTIN DESERT DIVAS digis with you.

    If you are unfamiliar with CRAFTIN DESERT DIVAS Shop, I suggest you go and pay a visit – you will find awesome digis, clear stamps, dies, sequins and a whole bunch of other fun stuff!! 

    Make sure to pay a visit to our FB Group CRAFTIN DESERT DIVAS Gallery, where we have a monthly challenge, chatter, a place to share your makes using Craftin Desert Divas images, freebies and MORE!!
    Our May Challenge is going on now and the mood board this month is here: 
    No automatic alt text available.So, use the mood board to inspire your Craftin Desert Divas based project (you can use our clear or digi stamps as well as our dies).  Instructions are found under the FILES section at Craftin Desert Divas Gallery and make sure when sharing your project on other social media outlets, you use the hashtag #CDDMONTHLY.
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    My project today is for the May Mood Board Challenge and uses Squirrel Garden digi stamp which you can find at Craftin Desert Divas Shop.

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    I colored the image with Copics, and cut out with dies from Fancy Frame Dies and Mix It Up Dies .  I then daubed with Ranger ink.  I added Photo Play papers which I cut out with dies from Fancy Frame Dies, Mix It Up Dies and Pocket Pieces HI Dies

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    I added a sentiment, which you can find in the Hello You clear stamp set and cut it out with dies from Stitched In Circles Die Set and Inside Scallop Circles Die Set.

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    I sure hope you like it and that you will play along with our May Mood Board Challenge at Craftin Desert Divas Gallery!  HugsSmile

    Sunday, May 7, 2017

    NEW CRAFTIN DESERT DIVAS CREATION and NEW MOOD BOARD!

    Hello and happy Sunday – meant to post this yesterday, but due to heavy rains over the past few days here, my boys’ soccer schedules were all messed up!  Anyway, I am here to share my latest creation from CRAFTIN DESERT DIVAS digis with you.

    If you are unfamiliar with CRAFTIN DESERT DIVAS Shop, I suggest you go and pay a visit – you will find awesome digis, clear stamps, dies, sequins and a whole bunch of other fun stuff!! 

    Make sure to pay a visit to our FB Group CRAFTIN DESERT DIVAS Gallery, where we have a monthly challenge, chatter, a place to share your makes using Craftin Desert Divas images, freebies and MORE!!
    Our May Challenge is going on now and the mood board this month is here: 
    No automatic alt text available.So, use the mood board to inspire your Craftin Desert Divas based project (you can use our clear or digi stamps as well as our dies).  Instructions are found under the FILES section at Craftin Desert Divas Gallery and make sure when sharing your project on other social media outlets, you use the hashtag #CDDMONTHLY.
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    My project today uses Painting Paris digi stamp which you can find at Craftin Desert Divas Shop.

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    I colored the image of the girl with Copics, and cut out with my Cameo.  I then used the paint palette image, duplicated it, copied it onto my Cameo and cut it out to create the card base.  I added Doodlebug Designs paper and glued on a paint brush from my stash. 

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    I added sentiments, which you can find in the Tiny Sentiments clear stamp set and stamped some on the paint color cut outs from the paint palette image.

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    I sure hope you like it and that you will play along with our May Mood Board Challenge at Craftin Desert Divas Gallery!  HugsSmile

    Saturday, May 6, 2017

    FOLD IT FANCY Challenge at Di’s Digi Designs

    Happy Saturday to everyone!  Hope you had a wonderful week and are enjoying the start of your weekend.   I love weekends, and I get to sleep in today, so yay!!
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    We have a NEW CHALLENGE for you over at DI’S DIGI DESIGNS Challenge and it is FOLD IT FANCY Challenge.    Di has tons of images that will fit this challenge perfectly.  You have until 10pm EST on Friday, May 19, 2017 to come join the fun.  Remember, you don’t need to use an image from DI'S DIGI STAMPS Shop to play along, but if you do, you have a chance to win 2 images from DI'S DIGI STAMPS in addition to a chance at the sponsor prize.   You may also use a CandiBean rubber or clear stamp to have an extra chance to win the 2 Di's Digi Stamp images!!

    I hope you will check out DI'S DIGI STAMPS – the NEW website is AWESOME – a new format, new images and new sales!   Di has so many wonderful images, many that would be perfect for our challenge, so remember to visit DI'S DIGI STAMPS for all your digital images.  You can also check out her CandiBean rubber stamps line - the newest set has just been released! 
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    I used this adorable image Ellie Bouquet from DI’S DIGI STAMPS.   This  image is colored with Copics and I cut it out with my Cameo.   I chose a sentiment from Paper Artsy rubber stamps, stamped with Clearly Kelly ink and cut with Nesties.  Papers are Pebbles, bling flourishes are Zva Creative, ribbon from my stash, bling butterflies are Darice and buttons are also from my stash.
        Sure hope you like it and will come play along in our Di's Digi Designs Challenge!!

    Wednesday, May 3, 2017

    FLOWERS Challenge at The Paper Shelter

    Happy Wednesday, it's time for a New Challenge at The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog.   If you are unfamiliar with The Paper Shelter Shop, I suggest that you go pay a visit, they have so many awesome images and they come with digi papers, backgrounds, etc.  Plus, there's a customer rewards program that is awesome.   Trust me, you will love it!!   Don’t forget to sign up for the newsletter and you will get notices of all SALES and other SPECIALS going on! 
    The Paper Shelter :: Digital stamps, Papers, Printables, Scrapbooking, Greeting cards, Accesories and More!
    We also have a weekly challenge, with each DT team rotating weeks.  This week it’s Team Bs turn!  Challenge rules can be found here and our New Challenge can be found at The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog.   Our challenge this week is FLOWERS.
     
    Our very generous sponsor is The Paper Shelter, and winner can receive a fabulous prize of $30 to spend at The Paper Shelter Shop - you win this prize if you have used one of their products on your card, this could be an Image, Backing Paper or Printable.  If you do not use one of The Paper Shelter products for your creation, you win a prize of 3 digi images of your own choice from The Paper Shelter Shop - wow, you can't beat that!  Please don't forget if you wish to enter several times that we limit this to 3 entries and at least one of those must carry one of our The Paper Shelter Shop products.
    http://www.thepapershelter.com/

    For my card this week, I chose Art Deco Charm digital image from The Paper Shelter Shop. I colored this amazing image with Copics and cut out with my Cameo.

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    I chose to make a long, thin card this time as I felt that it suited this image best.  My papers are from Kaisercraft, sentiment is from Art Impressions and cut out with die from my stash.  I added flowers from Petaloo.  I sure hope you like it and will come play along!!  HugsSmile

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017

    IT’S GIRLS’ NIGHT IN –New Releases at Imagine That Digistamp!!

    Hello everyone and Happy Tuesday.  My post today is a little later than hoped, had some issues with the program I use for blogging, but it seems to be fixed now.

    Anyway, I am super excited to share our New Releases from Imagine That Digistamp shop.  This month we have 3 awesome new sets centered around the theme Girl’s Night In.

    How would you like to win won of these awesome sets??  Well, you have a chance – all you need to do is leave us a comment on the New Release post at Imagine That Digistamp Blog.  Please let us know which is your favorite of the 3 new sets, and if you know how'd you use it – i.e., make your granddaughters an invite, send cards to best friend, create a scrap page with photos, etc.  Winners will be drawn this Friday, May 5th.  Good luck!!

    For my first creation, I used Girls Night In, I chose the image with the 2 girls plus one of the sentiments.  I had so much fun coloring this awesome image with my Copics.  Image cut with Cameo,

    Paper is from Echo Park.  I chose a fancy fold.  Sentiment also cut with Cameo and then daubed with distress ink.

     

    For 2nd my creation, I used Slumber Party to create an invite.  I chose the image of the girl with long hair and again, one of the sentiments.  Image and sentiment colored with my Copics and cut with my Cameo.

    I used Tattered Lace dies for the shape, and used DoCrafts paper.   Party invite language form Avery Elle and stamped on speckled vellum.  I did the top of the invite with eyelets from my stash and hemp cord.  Sure hope you like it and don’t forget to check out Imagine That Digistamp blog and leave a comment for a chance to win one of the sets and also pay a visit the Imagine That Digistamp shop for these and many other awesome images and MORE!!

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