Monday, February 27, 2012

Challenge Entry: My First Pinkette Coraline Card

This is my first ever Pinkette Coraline card.  Thank you to Kellie, the owner of Tickled Pink Stamps for giving me a chance to work with her. I really had fun doing this card project.

I am submitting my card to these challenges this week.
1. 365 Cards - Day 363 - Super Sketchy Sunday - using this sketch.

It's me,

Sunday, February 26, 2012

2 Sisters Challenge: Challenge #80 - Anything Goes sponsored by The Greeting Farm (Mid Week Inspiration)

Here is another project from me using The Greeting Farm's Birthday Boy Ian.   Again, many thanks to The Greeting Farm for sponsoring us over at the 2 Sisters Challenge Blog. :)

Since we're doing Anything Goes, I am showcasing a birthday layout for our friends' little boy.  Here it is.

A few close up shots of some of the elements.

I have used the sketch from Cheryl's S4All challenge which is from PageMaps.

And for another S4All Challenge from Jessica this time - a February Birthday LO challenge.
I also added in a "toothpick flag" for SEM's Technique Challenge.

It's me,

Saturday, February 25, 2012

2 Sisters Challenge: Challenge #80 - Anything Goes sponsored by The Greeting Farm

I am so excited about this week's challenge at the 2 Sisters Challenge Blog.  You know why?  Because The Greeting Farm is sponsoring!

Believe me, they have some of the cutest digital images around and you'll definitely want to pop over their shop and pick out your favourites!

We are doing an "ANYTHING GOES" challenge this week, and so I am not doing a card this time.  My project is a gift card holder which will be for our friend's boy's upcoming 3rd birthday.  I used Birthday Boy Ian on my project...

Here is how it looks like inside...

Close up on the adorable Ian! :)

That's it from me. Do pop over the challenge blog to see what the other DT members have in store for you this week!

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Challenges for my little creation.
1. Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge - Something Beginning with B  -  I spy, "Birthday, Boxes, and Boy". 
2. Allsorts Challenge - Anything Goes
3. Paper Crafting Journey - Make it Cute
4. Papertake Weekly Challenge - Getting Krafty

It's me,

Friday, February 24, 2012

CCCC: Challenge # 7 - Drink Up Challenge Sponsored by A Day for Daisies

Here's to another fun and creative week at the Chocolate, Coffee & Cards Challenge Blog.  This week, the design team was kindly sponsored by A Day for Daisies.

This fortnight's challenge is themed "DRINK UP" which means that you must have a drink in your image.
I have two cards made for you hoping that you would be inspired to create and link up your cards on the challenge blog.  Here are my card creations.

I hope you liked what you see.  Come visit the rest of the lovely creations from the design team, and then it's your turn to create! :)  See you there!

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Some challenges for my card creations:
1. Anything Goes at Anything Goes
2. The Crazy Challenge - Use a Die or Punch - For my Strawberries in Milk card, I cut the card base, the scallop circle matting, and my image in a circle with my Cricut Expression using Accent Essentials cartridge.
3. Lollipop Crafts - Anything Goes\
4. Top Tip Tuesday - Mystical, Magical, & Fantasy 
TOP TIP ALERT:  Shaped cards are especially fun to make since they make something so simple look so intricate and complicated to make.  The Cricut Expression is my go to tool in these times.
5. Cute Card Thursday - Winged Things
6. Flutterby Wednesday - Photo Inspiration - My Strawberries in Milk card is definitely inspired by this pretty photo of pink blooms!

7. Simply Create Too - Add Sunshine to Your Day - My Team Time Fairy card definitely hopes to send sunshine your way. :)

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It's me,

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Wifey Cookie's ABC Challenge: Challenge #1 - A, You're Adorable!

As the latest member of the Sketches 4 All Group, I get to launch and run my own Challenge Group. And here is me giving my very first challenge which will run for a fortnight from today.

Click on the link to find out more about my challenge.  Of course, there's a RAK up for grabs!

It's me,

2 Sisters Challenge: Challenge #79 - Stitching (Real or Faux) sponsored by Robyn's Fetish

Are you ready for another challenge at the 2 Sisters Challenge Blog? :)

This week, we are doing a "STITCHING" challenge.  Real or faux, it's your choice.  And we are sponsored by Robyn's Fetish! :)

I haven't really got the hang of real stitching on cards.  So I am doing faux stitching for my card for you this week. Here it is... 

Oh, it's another of my aperture/window cards. 

Close up on the wonderful digi image.  I used Cabin in the Woods.

I hope my little handiwork inspires you.  Do join us this week, we look forward to seeing your projects!

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I am also entering my card into these challenges.

1 - The Stamping Boutique - Stitching
2 - Tuesday Throwdown - Entwined

It's me,

Challenge Entry: Sticky Note Holder

I made a little present for a friend who's celebrating her birthday.  It's a sticky  note holder. :)

Since it's the "love month" still, I used heart-y papers from Doodlebug Designs.  Some bling from My Mind's Eye. Sentiment stamp from Inkadinkado.  Corner punchers from Carl Craft. And the adorable girl stamp is Hero Arts! :)  The shape is a die cut from the Accent Essentials cartridge on the Cricut Expression.  The ribbon is from my stash. 

And here is what's inside.  I know, I should have picked the pink pad instead! (facepalm)

My friend is a fan of cutesy little things, so I am sure she'll love this! :)

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I am submitting my project to these challenges.
1 - Pixie Cottage Challenge - Anything but a Card
2 - Allsorts Challenge - Anything Goes
3 - Craft Sentiments Monthly Challenge - Love is in the Air
4 - Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge - Favourite Things - Pink is my favourite colour. :)
5 - Totally Paper Crafts - Ribbons and/or Bows
6 - Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge - With All My Heart
7 - PaperCrafting Journey - Make It Cute
8 - The Crazy Challenge - Valentine's Day
9 - Crafty Sentiments Designs - Love
10 - Lexi's Creation - Love
11 - My Craft Spot - Girly Girl
12 - Make It Monday Linky Party #77

It's me,

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Challenge Entry: CPS 5th Anniversary - Day 9

Another card for CPS' 5th Anniversary challenges.  This one is for Day 9.  I made it really cute and sweet. I hope you like it! :)

Here is the sketch.

It's me,

Challenge Entry: Forever Yours (Scrap LO)

Valentines Day is just a few days away.  And here's my "red hot" LO celebrating the reason behind the season, that is LOVE.  Okay, here's it...

More photos to show some of the details.

My LO is inspired by Sketches 4 All's Valentines-themed sketch challenge for February.  Here it is.

I am also submitting my LO to these challenges.
1. Scrapping Everyday Miracles - Challenge #13
2. Cooking With Cricut - Love Song Blog Hop - As you can see by the title, Forever Yours, that's a Journey song. I was inspired by the passionate lyrics of the song thus the red-theme of my LO.
3. PaperTreyInk - 5ht Anniversary - Day 7 - The text stamps are from the Sweet Love stamp set.

It's me,

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Challenge Entry: CPS 5th Anniversary - Day 11

Here's my take on CPS 5th Anniversary - Day 11 sketch.  It will be for a friend's upcoming birthday.  Well, it's not really an outright birthday card, but you are supposed to be made special on your special day, right? So, that's the bottom line. :)

The Vintage Apron digi is from Bows n Berries, by the way

It's me,

Challenge Entry: CPS 5th Anniversary - Day 13

How about a cuddly bear couple to add a little cuteness into your Valentines? :)

This is my card entry to CPS's 5th Anniversary - Day 13 card sketch challenge.
Here is the sketch.

Thank you for looking.

It's me,

2 Sisters Challenge: Challenge #78 - Hearts

It's only a few days til Valentine's Day.  So have you done all your heart cards yet?  Well, this might give you just a little more inspiration.

At the 2 Sisters Challenge Blog, this week's challenge is HEARTS! So, get your heart-y stamps, papers, and embellies out and join in the fun.

This week is sponsored by the Digi Doodle Shop.  And they have great stamps to give out as prizes if you're the lucky winner this week.

Okay, here is my card.  I used Basket of Love.

Closeup on the fussy cutting I did on the flower details.

I hope you find time to participate this week! We are excited to see what you come  up with.  And for more inspiration, do check out the DT's fab cards as well! :)

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Challenges for my card creation.
1 - Allsorts Challenge - Free & Easy
2 - Lollipop Crafts Challenge - Make a Valentine's Card
3 - The Stamping Boutique - Valentine's

It's me,

Challenge Entry: PTI 5th Anniversary - Day 6

I am joining in PaperTreyInk's 5th Anniversary fun!  Here is my card based on the sketch for Day 6.
This time, it's a non-traditional Valentine's card. :)

Cardbase: Kraft from PTI
Cardstock : Kraft from PTI, White from PTI
Sentiment: PTI's Love Songs Vol 2 No 65
Patterned Paper: KI Memories
Digi Stamp: Bugaboo's Baking Dottie coloured with Copics
Die Cuts: Cut with Cricut Expression using Accent Essentials and Storybook cartridges.

And here is the sketch that inspired the card.

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Entering my card into these Valentine-themed challenges, too.
     TOP TIP ALERT: Valentines cards can also take on non-traditional colours.  So long as the "love" is conveyed in the image or sentiment used, it should go very well with the occasion. :)
3 - Tuesday Throwdown - Be My Valentine
4 - Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes (Optional heart or "love")
5 - Sentimental Sundays - Feel the Love
6 - Scrapbook Sisters - Anything Goes
7 - Little Darlings Challenge - Favourite Embellishment - My favourite is RIBBON! ;)
8 - Simon Says - Love is in the Air
9 - Fantabulous Cricut - Love is in the Air

It's me,

Friday, February 10, 2012

CCCC: Challenge # 6 - Colour Challenge Sponsored by Bugaboo

Here's to another creative fortnight at the Chocolate, Coffee & Cards Challenge Blog.  Can you believe we are now running Challenge # 6.

This fortnight, we are having a colour combo challenge!  Fun!

And once again, Bugaboo provided us with wonderful images to play with. :)

I have Dottie to play with this round, and she's bringing you a sweet treat, with lots of attitude, of course!  Here is my card.

My card showcases Bugaboo's Baking Dottie.  I used a quite fitting sentiment from PaperTreyInk. *giggles* Card stock from AC.  The fab DP is from KI Memories. Puncher from EK Success.  Ribbon from my local crafting store. Card base is kraft.

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I am entering my card into these challenges.
1. 365 Cards - Day 344 - Marvelous Markers
2. Little Miss Muffet Challenges - Valentines and Love
3. Paper Play Challenges - Love Letters
4. My Mum's Craft Shop Challenges - It Must Be Love
5. Simon Says - Love is in the Air
6. Crafty Sentiments - Let's Get Girly

It's me,