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Sunday, March 25, 2012

365 Cards: Day 25 - Super Sketchy Sunday (Sketch by Pam Maas)

We are having a very special week at the 365 Cards.  Thanks to SRM Stickers for their sponsorship.  And boy, did we love what they sent us to play with.  Lots of nice stickers and 2 plastic tubes! :)

And with inspiration from Pam's wonderful sketch this Sunday,

THESE are what I came up with.  I rotated the sketch one turn to the left.

Can you guess which ones are the stickers? ;)



And here are what I did with the tubes.  Sorry about the bad photos. I took this at nighttime with an iPhone.  I filled them with roasted almonds.  Tied some colourful twine around it and used the pretty stickers on them, too.


Hubby and I are going on a weekend trip to a beach resort in Bintan, Indonesia.  And I am bringing these along so we something to munch on during of ferry ride.

That's it for me this week.  Do pop over to the other Sunday girls' blogs for more inspiration. 




Then it's your turn to link up your creations to the challenge blog.

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Some additional challenges for my project.
1 - Annabelle Stamps Blog - Say it with Twine


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Friday, March 23, 2012

CCCC: Challenge #9 - Colour Challenge Sponsored by Bugaboo

It's time once again for a fun challenge at the Chocolate, Coffee & Cards Challenge blog.  Are you ready for some "fancy fold"-ing?

Yes, we're doing a fancy folds challenge this fortnight.  And many thanks to Milk Coffee for letting us play with their adorable Charlotte digis!

Okay, enough talk, let's get on with the cards. :)

My card number 1 features the Charlotte and Her Love Letter digi. Here's it closed....


And here it is when opened...

The pretty DP is from Pebbles.  The chipboard letter sticker is from a local craft brand here in Singapore - PaperMarket. I coloured the image with Copics.


Here's my card number 2, featuring the Charlotte and Bunny Love Balloon digi.  Some photos for your viewing pleasure. :)




Okay, enough stalking for you! Time to get creating and link up that card to the challenge blog! We can't wait to see what you create!

Needing more inspiration, then visit the rest of the DT's blogs. I am sure, you'll find great ideas to get you going...


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Additional challenges for my project.
1 - MilkCoffee Challenge - Anything Goes





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Sunday, March 18, 2012

Challenge Entry: Card Patterns Sketch #157 - New Parents

I played along with the Card Patterns Sketch blog this week.  And here is what I came up with...


Yeah, I am still in love with my new TGF stamps and just can't get enough of them.  Obviously. LOL!  The dp I used is from a Heidi Grace paper pack. The ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

Here is the original sketch.

 

I hope you like what you saw here. Leave me some love.

Submitting my project to these challenges.
1 - Make It Monday Linky Party


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365 Cards: Day 18 - Super Sketchy Sunday (Sketch by Pam Maas)

How's your Sunday coming along? Well, now, it's gonna get even better. :)

Welcome to another Super Sketchy Sunday at the 365 Cards Challenge Blog.  Are you ready for Pam's awesome sketch for you to create with?

Here it is...


And this is my interpretation of the sketch using a TGF rubber stamp - Simply Anya.


I went for a monochromatic theme this time and kept it really simple.  I hope you like what you see today. Pop over to the other Sunday DTs' blogs to see what they got for you.



And then, it's your turn to link up your creations to the 365 Cards Challenge Blog - Day 18 post.  I am sure your projects will all be amazing!

Thank you for dropping by. Leave me some love!

My card's monochromatic theme is inspired by this week's Annabelle Stamps Blog: Say It in Yello & White challenge...

 

And an additional challenge from Really Reasonable Ribbon - Spring with Ribbon theme.

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1 - Anyone For Anya? - Photo Inspiration Challenge


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Saturday, March 17, 2012

Challenge Entry: A Gift Card Holder

Here's another of my gift card holders showcasing The Greeting Farm's Birthday Boy Ian.  I made this for a friend's little boy who's having a party this weekend. 


I paired it with Pebbles' New Addition DP.  I used fabric chipboard letter stickers and mini alpha stickers to spell his name. The ribbon is from American Crafts.  And the image, I coloured with Copics.

Here are some more photos of the card from different angles.



And the inside of the card.


Here are some challenges for my project.

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2 Sisters Challenge: Challenge #83 - Spots & Dots sponsored by Meljen's Designs

It's Saturday once again, which means it's time for a new challenge at the 2 Sisters Challenge Blog.  

Melissa of Meljen's Designs sent us fun images to play with this week.


And this week, we're playing with SPOTS and DOTS!  Come see my card! :)


Some more photos of my card.  Close up on the refreshing image of Meljen's Soda for Two.


And the layering on the image I did for some depth.


I hope you have been inspired.  Do visit the rest of the DT's projects for you this week.


After that, it is your turn to link up your Spot-y and Dot-y works of arts!  See you at the 2 Sister Challenge Blog!



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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Challenge Entry: Baby Shower Invitations

I am still very excited about my new TGF stamps. And so, here are some more cards from me using the Mom & Dad set.

Well, there's actually a back story to why I purchased this specific stamp set.  I've got a few dear friends who are on the family way, and I really think they'd appreciate a little help in preparing for a baby shower.  So here's me, putting my hand up! ;)

Here is a Baby Shower Invitation with the Mommy paper doll.



And the matching Baby Shower Invitation with the Daddy paper doll. Daddies need a baby shower, too! ;)


The pretty DPs are from a new Heidi Grace 12x12 paper pack.  The ribbons are from American Crafts.  I coloured the images with my Copics. Shapes cut with the Cricut Expression.

Now a close up on the paper dolls. :)



I hope my projects inspired you today. :)

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I am entering these projects into these challenges.
1 - Penny Black and More - Springtime - My third entry
2 - Lexi's Creations - Mother's Day - My second entry
3 - Anything Goes Challenge - Boyz to Men - The second card should fit right in
4 - Totally Paper Crafts - My Favorite Things - After Hubby got me the Cricut Expression, I just can't get enough of doing shaped cards!  It's one of my favourite crafting tools to use these days.
5 - Crafty Catz Weekly - Mothers Day or A Special Lady
6 - Crafty Sentiments Designs - Things with Wings - The DP on card no.1 got some pretty butterflies on it!
7 - Top Tip Tuesday - Mothers Day
TOP TIP ALERT: To add some interest to the usual scallop circle punched out die, I pierced the scallops with a sewing needle.  It's quite simple to do, and it adds that extra something to the usual die cut. :)

8 - Papertake Weekly - One for the Girls... Or Mum
9 - Kaboodle Doodles - Show us some Green
10 - Deep Ocean Challenge - Butterflies - The DP on card no.1 got some pretty butterflies on it!
11 - My Mum's Craft Shop - Mum's the Word
12 - Lia Stampz - Anything Goes + Sentiment
13 - Simon Says Stamps - A Bit O Green


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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

2 Sisters Challenge: Challenge #82 - Spring Colours sponsored by Digi Doodle Shop (Mid-week Inspiration)

I hope you're all having a creative and productive week!  It's Wednesday, and as all 2 Sisters Challenge Blog followers know, it's time for some mid-week inspiration.

We're doing a Spring Colours challenge this week and we are kindly sponsored by The Digi Doodle Shop.


Here is my card for you today and it showcases the Field of Flowers digi image.  It's a window card, and the flower wreath are done with layered punched out flowers. :)



And here's a peek of the inside of my card.


I hope you have been inspired today.  We hope to see your wonderful spring creations linked up to the 2 Sisters Challenge Blog!








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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Challenge Entry: New Mommy Card

I am just so in love with these adorable The Greeting Farm images.  Here's another card from me, a shaped one this time.  And I used an image from the Mom & Dad set.


I am sure you agree that this mommy image is just darling!  Here's a close up.


Here's a rundown of the materials I used on my card.  The paper is from Sei.  The card base is American Crafts. The ribbon is American Crafts.  Shapes are cut with my Cricut Expression. The image is coloured with Copics.

And I used a sketch from Page Maps for a Sketch4All challenge by Fia.  Here's the original sketch which I slightly modified.


Some challenges for my card.
1 - Top Tip Tuesday - Stitches (Real or Faux)
2 - Scrapbook Sisters Card Challenge - Mothers Day
3 - Paper Sundaes Challenge - Feminine Flair
4 - Crafty Catz - Mother's Day or Special Lady
5 - PaperTake Weekly - Anything Goes
6 - Tuesday Throwdown - New Life
7 - Lexi's Creations - Mothers Day
8 - Penny Black and More - March Challenge - Springtime
9 - PaperCrafting Journey - Anything Goes



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Sunday, March 11, 2012

Challenge Entry: Hello Card with Simpy Anya

I am so excited to find my The Greeting Farm rubber stamps order in the mailbox this week.  I ordered a few pieces after working with one of their digis for a DT card I made for the 2 Sisters Challenge Blog.

One of my purchases included TGF's new stamp release - Simpy Anya.


And here's what I made using this adorable little rubber stamp and some leftover bits of kraft cardstock and Bazzill Basic DPs.  The ribbon is American Crafts. The sentiment stamp is Hero Arts.  The bling is from a local DIY store here in Singapore. I used Copics to colour Anya. :)


Close up time!



I would like to enter my card into these challenge.
1 - Splendid Stamping with TGF - Mad About You
2 - Stacy's Stash Challenge at Sketches4All
3 - Card Patterns - Sketch 156
4 - Totally PaperCrafts - My Favourite Things - I am so in love with rubber stamps.  And my favorite tool to use in my crafting is the Cricut Expression.  
5 - Make it Monday Linky Party # 80
6 - Paper Sundaes - Feminine Flair
7 - Penny Black and More - March Challenge - Springtime






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365 Cards: Day 11 - Super Sketchy Sunday (Sketch by Pam Maas)

How's everybody's weekend coming along?  It's a Sunday, and for 365 Cards Challenge fans, it is time for a Super Sketchy Sunday challenge!

This week's sketch is another fun one from Pam, and you are invited to create with it!



And here is my "berry" sweet interpretation of it.


I used Kraft cardstock as card base.  The DP is from DigiDoodleBug. Pink cardstock from AC. The sentiment is from PTI stamped in using Versafine Onyx Black ink.  I cut the shape with my Cricut Expression.  The scalloped circle is punched out using an MS puncher. The buttons and trim are from a local craft store here in Singapore.

I hope you have been inspired. Check out the rest of the cards by the Super Sketchy Sunday ladies.


Then it's your turn to link up your projects to the 365 Cards Challenge Blog - Day 11 - Super Sketchy Sunday!

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