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Saturday, October 20, 2018

SCRAPY LAND 100TH CHALLENGE

...This is a 'Sticky Note'...
Hello There Crafty Friends!
  I want to let you all know that Scrapy Land will be celebrating the 100th challenge
on the Scrapy Land Challenge Blog. Be sure to come and join us in the fun!
The celebration begins on October 17, 2018, so mark your calendars. :)

The theme for the Scrapy Land 100th Challenge is 'CELEBRATION'!

There will be 4 Winners for the 100 Challenge!
We will also have a Blog Hop!

Will let you know more details closer to the date. :)
 Thank you for visiting!
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

Monday, September 24, 2018

CUTE AS A BUTTON SEPTEMBER INSPIRATION

Hello There My Crafty Friends,
I would like to share a card I made for the...
Cute As A Button Showcase Blog

...I love these beautiful images and enjoyed making this card with them...
 ...An outdoor view - my hubby took for me...
...Here's an up close of the sentiment...
...This is the front of the card...
  ...An outdoor side view - my hubby took for me...
...Products Used...
Marco Raffine Colored Pencils
The Paper Studio 6.5"x12" 'Tattered and Worn' Paper Pack
DCWV 4.5"X6.5" The 'Once Upon A Time' Paper Stack
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad 'Vintage Photo'- on patterned papers, front/back of card base
Tim Holtz Distress Oxides 'Salty Ocean/Faded Jeans/Worn Lipstick' - sky
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide 'Peeled Paint', Distress Ink 'Vintage Photo' - ground
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Water Spray Bottle - sprayed on inks before using
Sizzix Thinlits Dies By Tim Holtz 'Woodlands'
Impression Obsession 'Bushel Basket and Apple Dies' 
Cheery Lynn Designs 'Mushrooms'
Elizabeth Craft Designs Fine Point Scissors and Tweezers
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool
Unbranded 'Frame/Vines/Butterflies' Dies
Flowers and Flower Stamens - used distress ink 'vintage photo' on petals
Sentiment - from internet - used distress ink 'tea dye around frame
Kokuyo Dotliner Tape Runner
Ad-tech Crafter's Precision Glue
Beacon Gem-Tac Glue
Green Cardstock - used to cut strips to make grass
Light Green Cardstock - for ground and used inks on it
White/Red/Yellow/Orange/Light Brown Cardstock

I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.
Sorry I didn't say how I made the card itself.
My hands are really painful right now.

If you're looking for some more inspiration come visit...
 There are many more wonderful images to chose from at...
 Come share your Cute As A Button creations and join in the challenges at..
Cute As A Button Facebook Group

Thank you for visiting.
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

Saturday, September 22, 2018

STAMPRINTS DT

Hello My Crafty Friends,
I want to share a card with you that I made for the Stamprints DT.

I love this beautiful image 'Flower Spray' and enjoyed coloring it.
I thought this would look better CAS, so kept it mostly white. 
It shows off the flowers so much better, I think so anyway. :)
My hubby said "That's Unusual For You"...meaning I normally add a lot more things, lol.

...Products Used...
Digistamp 'Flower Spray' By: Stamprints
Marco Raffine Colored Pencils
Scotch Foam Mounting Tape - behind frame
Unbranded Frame Die - cut out center of white paper to make frame
Plus Tape Runner
White Cardstock 

I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.
 
You can find more beautiful images to choose from at the...
 
Have a great day and thank you for visiting.
 Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

Friday, September 21, 2018

CROP STOP GUEST DESIGNER

Hello There Crafty Friends,
I am so excited and honored! I was asked to be a Guest Designer for...
Crop Stop
This is my first post, I will be back on the 28th with another.

...Here's my inspiration project... 
...For This Card - Step By Step...
White cardstock for the card base.
Cut a large piece of ivory cardstock to fit the center of the card.
Used Darice Embossing Folder 'Crackle' on the ivory paper (left and right side) 
Embossed another piece of ivory paper using Darice Embossing Folder 'Wedding Dress'
Fussy cut the wedding dress out using Elizabeth Craft Designs Fine Pointed Scissors.
Cut out the window with a Spellbinders Shapeabilities D-Lites 'Window Die'.
Cut out the Creative Expressions 'Petite Butterflies' Dies with ivory cardstock.
Cut out the Darice Embossing Essentials Dies 'Ivy Border'.
Using a piece of The Paper Studio 'Tattered and Worn' Paper...For my flowers.
To make my flowers...Cut circles/cut them in a spiral shape/rolled them and glued to end.
Used a Ranger Ink Applicator with Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad 'Tea Dye' - on the dress.
With the ink applicator I used Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad 'Vintage Photo' - on these...
On the card base/over the embossed background/on the butterfly wings/on the flowers
Glued two pieces of coffee stained lace on the back of the window, then glued onto the card.
Next I took a piece of brown string and tied each to make tiebacks for the curtains.
Then glued a string of pearls on the top part of the window.  
Glued a piece of coffee stained gauge to the bottom left/center of the card.
Attached pop-dots to the back of the wedding dress and put it on the card.
Attached half a pop-dot on two of the top right leaves of the ivy die cut.
Then glued the ivy over the dress and onto the card.
Glued a piece of coffee stained gauge on the top left side of the dress.
Glued the flowers onto the card, over the pieces of coffee stained gauge.
Then glued the larger butterfly onto the right side of the vine. 
Attached half a pop-dot on the back of the small butterflies, then added them to the card.
...Products Used...
Sizzix BIGkick Machine by Vintaj
Darice Embossing Folder 'Crackle'
Spellbinders Shapeabilities D-Lites 'Window Die' 
Creative Expressions Craft Dies By Sue Wilson 'Finishing Touches/Petite Butterflies'
Darice Embossing Essentials Dies Ivy Border
Elizabeth Craft Designs Fine Pointed Scissors and Tweezers
The Paper Studio 'Tattered and Worn' Paper
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad 'Tea Dye' and 'Vintage Photo'
Forever In Time 'Pop-Dots
Coffee Stained Gauge and Lace
Strand Of Pearls and Flowers
Kokuyo Dotliner Tape Runner
Ad-tech Crafter's Precision Glue
Beacon Gem-Tac Glue
White/Brown/Ivory/Olive Cardstock 
I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.

...They have challenges here...
 Crop Stop Link Party
You should go join in the fun!

Thank you for visiting.
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

...Challenges Entered...
More Mixed Media Challenge - Anything Goes with optional Brown
Creative Craft Cottage Challenge #111 - Ribbon and/or Lace
The Corrosive Challenge #9 - Anything Goes
Love 2 Create Challenge #12 - Anything Creative/Mixed Media Goes
Happy Little Stampers September Challenge - Anything Goes with Dies
Outlawz Festive Friday Challenge - 5 Themes to choose from
Outlawz September 2018 Inlinkz - Anything Goes
Creative Artiste Challenge #42 - Anything Mixed Media Goes

Colour Crazy Challenge Guest Designer

Hello There Crafty Friends,
Wanting to let you know there is a challenge going on at...
The theme is always 'Anything Goes'

The wonderful sponsor is 'The Paper Shelter

I love this 'Snowball Fight' image and miss having one myself, lol.
Oh to be young again. :)
...For my card...
I colored the image with colored pencils. Then cut the image out with a frame die. 
Added a lace doily die cut and a snowflake die cut behind it.

..Products Used...  
Digistamp 'Snowball Fight' By: 'The Paper Shelter
Marco Raffine Colored Pencils
Pink Paislee 6"x6" 'Moonstruck' Paper Pad
Core'dinations Glitter Silk Cardstock Pack - used for snowflake
Darice 'Snowflake' Die
Unbranded Doily Lace Die and Frame Die
Kokuyo Dotliner Tape Runner
Ad-tech Crafter's Precision Glue
White Cardstock

I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration. 
Thank you for visiting.
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

...Challenges Entered...
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge #09 - Anything Goes 
A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge #09 - Anything Goes
Classic Design Team Open Challenge September #9 - Anything Goes
Crop Stop September Link Party #43 - Anything Goes/Optional Twist - Doily
The Happy Craft Challenge September - Anything Goes 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

CUTE AS A BUTTON FACEBOOK CHALLENGE

Hello There Crafty Friends!
  I want to share a card I made with the Facebook freebie image by...
The challenge is going on at...
Cute As A Button Facebook Group

...Here it is using the beautiful image 'Give Thanks'...
 ...Products Used... 
Digi Stamp 'Give Thanks' By: Cute As A Button
Marco Raffine Colored Pencils
Impression Obsession 'Sunflower Background' Die 
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad 'Vintage Photo' - on background paper, sentiment and feathers
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Elizabeth Craft Fine Point Scissors
Forever In Time 'Pop-Dots' - behind image 
Ad-tech Crafter's Precision Glue
Kokuyo Dotliner Tape Runner
Yellow/Brown/White Cardstock

Hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.
We would love to have you join us!  
Cute As A Button Facebook Group

Thank you for visiting! 
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

...Challenges Entered...
Dragonfly Journeys Challenge #127 - Fall Festival of Colors
International Art & Soul Challenge #42 - Nature
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge #90 - Anything Goes
Stamping Sensations September Challenge - Something Beginning with 'B'
'B' is for: Black Hair/Braids/Brown
The Corrosive Challenge #9 - Anything Goes
Creative With Stamps Challenge #30 - Pumpkin

Papercraft Business Challenge #10 - AG/Optional Thank You
Fabrika Fantasy Challenge #24 - Autumn
DL.ART Thankful Thursday Challenge #235 - Always Thankful

SCRAPY LAND CHALLENGE #98

Hello My Crafty Friends,
I want to let you all know that a new challenge starts today at Scrapy Land
The theme is 'Anything Goes' using any brand of die that Scrapy Land sells.

...Here's what I made for this challenge...
...Used These Dies...
Jeanine's Art With Sympathy Die 'Rose Frame'
Sue Wilson Designs 'Finishing Touches Collection - Petite Butterflies' Dies
Tattered Lace 'Florentine Flourishes' Die - You can find other Tattered Lace Dies here
...Other Products Used...
Digital Image 'Helen' By: Morgan's ArtWorld
Sizzix Vintaj Bigkick Die Cutting Machine
The Paper Studio 6"x12" 'Tattered & Worn' Paper Pack - for 'Rose Frame' die cut
Fiskars Paper Trimmer - my handy dandy one I have had since the mid 80's lol
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad ''Tea Dye' - around image/butterfly wings
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad 'Vintage Photo' - around frame/card base/rose frame/flourishes
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Darice Hem Twine - for bows
Bow Making Tool - hubby made for me
Coffee Stained Lace 
Flowers
Flatback Pearls - in flower/on flourishes/on butterfly/upper left corner above image
Oval Frame Die
Kokuyo Dotliner Tape Runner
Ad-tech Crafter's Precision Glue
Beacon Gem-Tac Glue
White Cardstock 

I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.
There's a great prize to be won, so hope you come join us in the fun!

Have a great day! Thank you for visiting.
 Happy Crafty Hugs,  
Sherry xx

...Challenges Entered...
Creative Fingers Challenge #152 - Anything Goes
Crafting With Dragonflies #113 - Anything goes (card only)
Lemon Shortbread Challenge #76 - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations Challenge #207 - Anything Goes
Jo's Scrap Shack FFC #251 - Anything Goes
Crafts Galore Encore Challenge #55 - Anything Goes
Stamping Sensations September Challenge - Something Beginning with 'B'
'B' is for: Butterfly/Bows/Brown/Blonde Hair/Blossoms
Craft-Dee BowZ Challenge - Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge #09 - Anything Goes