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Saturday, June 15, 2019

THE CREATIVE CRAFTERS CHALLENGE #17

Hi There Crafty Friends,
I want to let you all know that a new challenge starts today at... 
 The Creative Crafters

 Our theme is always 'Anything Goes'

...I had a lot of fun making this card for my dear hubby...
He is awesome at fly fishing...me I am not that coordinated, lol. I do enjoy fly tying with him making what I call 'Little Bugs or Critters'...which of course are 'Flies'. I also enjoy fishing with him, though me with my "normal" fishing rod and he either with a fly rod or a fishing rod. Anyway, we always have fun no mater what we're up to, even just hanging out at home. :)

...Products Used...
KaiserCraft 6.5" Paper Pad 'Outdoor Trail'
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/papers
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad 'Vintage Photo'- around card/papers
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Fiskars Paper Crimper - used on toilet paper roll
Recycled Toilet Paper Roll - cut piece for card
Forever In Time 'Pop Dots' - behind round image
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
Brown Cardstock 
 
 I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.
Our challenge runs from June 15th to July 8th. 
Come on and join us in the fun!

Thank you for visiting!
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

Friday, June 14, 2019

WORLD WIDE CHALLENGE #06

 Hello There Crafty Friends,
I want to let you know that there's a new challenge starting today at...

The theme is "Always Anything Goes"

Our wonderful sponsor is the lovely 'Julia Spiri'

...I enjoyed making this card with the fabulous 'Steampunk Lady'...
...Products Used... 
Digital Image 'Steampunk Lady'' By: Julia Spiri
Marco Raffine Colored Pencils
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/paper/image
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad 'Vintage Photo'- around card/image/paper/gears/clock
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad 'Pealed Paint/Salty Ocean' - on card
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Unbranded 'Gear/Corner' Dies
Recycled Cracker Box - used for gears/clock
E-Z Runner Grand Tape Runner
Tombow Liquid Glue 
White/Brown/Black Cardstock

...Enter our Current Challenge...
https://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com/
...Our wonderful Sponsor for World Wide...
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/JuliaSpiri
...Please support Julia Spiri and visit her Store...
...Come along and join Julia Spiri's Facebook Group...
https://www.facebook.com/groups/stampsbyjuliaspiri/

I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.
 
Our challenge runs from June 15th to July 12th.
Come on and join us in the fun!

Thank you for visiting!
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

CHING-CHOU KUIK INSPIRATION

 Hello There My Crafty Friends,
I would like to share a card I made with you all for an inspiration post at
Ching-Chou Kuik's Challenge Blog

The Theme is: Under The Sea

...Here it is using the beautiful 'Lilac'...
...Products Used...
Digital Image 'Lilac' By: Ching-Chou Kuik
Spectrum Noir Markers - skin/hair/tail/dress/background
Staedtler Colored Pencils - brown/gold for hair
Marco Raffine Colored Pencils - brown/blue for hair - other colors for everything else
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/paper/image
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad 'Pealed Paint/Salty Ocean' - on front of card
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad 'Pealed Paint' - around image/on vines
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Sizzix Tim Holtz 'Mixed Media #2' Thinlits Die
Unbranded 'Vine' Dies
Flatback Pearls
E-Z Runner Grand Tape Runner
Tombow Liquid Glue
White/Blue Cardstock

I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration. :)
  
There are many more beautiful images to chose from at...
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/gjzcck
Thank you for visiting.
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

LETS CRAFT & CREATE CHALLENGE #148

Hello There Crafty Friends,
 I want to let you know there's a new challenge starting today at...
LET'S CRAFT AND CREATE 

...The theme for this challenge is...
YOU'RE THE MAN
(Examples: Father's Day, Birthday, just because)

...Here's what I created for the challenge...
...And a note card to match...
I saved a couple of paper bags my hubby brought home from the hardware store. I enjoy using paper bags to create things with and I really like the tool images that are around these bags. I found a great way to use them by making these cards.

...Products Used...
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/paper
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad 'Vintage Photo' - on card/paper/image
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad 'Peeled Paint' - on card
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Sentiments - hand written
E-Z Runner Grand Tape Runner
Tombow Liquid Glue
White/Brown Cardstock

I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.
Our challenge runs from June 5th to July 31st.
Come on and join us in the fun!

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

...Challenges Entered...
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Masculine
Crafty Gals Corner Challenge #193 - You're The Man
Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge #221 - Father's Day
Unicorn Challenge #44 - For the Men/Boys
Crafty Cardmakers Challenge #235 - Masculine

Monday, June 3, 2019

LEANN'S WORLD 101 CHALLENGE #15

Hello My Crafty Friends,
 I want to let you know that a new challenge starts today at...
LeAnn's World 101 
The theme is Always 'Anything Goes'

...Here's a card I made using the beautiful 'Song Bird'...
...Products Used... 
Digital Image 'Song Bird' By: LeAnn's World 101
Spectrum Noir Markers - base colors for land/sky
Marco Raffine Colored Pencils
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/image
Tim Holtz Distress Oxides 'Peeled Paint' - around card/image
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
E-Z Runner Grand Tape Runner
White/Brown Cardstock

I hope you like my card and it will give you some inspiration. 
There are also monthly challenges at 
Come on and join us in the fun!

You should go visit the shop to get some cuties for yourself. :)
LeAnn's World 101 Shop
  
 Thank you for visiting!
Happy Crafty Hugs,   
Sherry xx

...Challenges Entered...
2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenge #27 - Must Use A Critter
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge Challenge #515 – Just for Kids
QKR Stampede Challenge #350 - Anything Goes
Jo's Scrap Shack FFC #284 - Anything Goes
Send A Smile 4 Kids - Cards For Teens OR Anything Goes 4 Kids

Saturday, June 1, 2019

CUTE AS A BUTTON CHALLENGE #45

 Hi There Crafty Friends,
I want to let you all know that a new challenge starts today at...
Cute As A Button

The theme is always 'Anything Goes'
Without an option this time.

'Moonlight Swim' is so beautiful I enjoyed making this card!
...Products Used...
Digistamp 'Spring Daisies' By: Cute As A Button
Marco Raffine Colored Pencils
KaiserCraft 6.5" Paper Pad 'High Tide' - sentiment
Fiskars Paper Crimper - used on dark blue paper
Darice Embossing Folder 'shell Corner'
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad 'Tea Dye'- on embossed paper/around image
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide 'Salty Ocean' - around card/image/embossed paper/sentiment
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
White Gel Pen - highlight water
Coffee Stained Gauge
E-Z Runner Grand Tape Runner
Tombow Liquid Glue
White/Blue Cardstock

I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.
For some more inspiration visit the Cute As A Button Showcase Blog...
http://cuteasabuttonshowcase.blogspot.com/ 
There are beautiful images to chose from at Cute As A Button Stamps...
https://cuteasabuttonstamps.com/
Come on by and join in the Cute As A Button challenge...
http://cuteasabuttonchallenge.blogspot.com/ 
You are also invited to join the Cute As A Button Facebook Group
Where we also have monthly challenges...
https://www.facebook.com/groups/CuteAsAButtonDigiStamps/
Our blog challenge runs from June 1st to June 30th.
Come on and join us in the fun!

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

...Challenges Entered...
Creatalicious Challenge #164 - AG/Optional - Blue
Sweet Stampin' Challenge - Oceans of Fun
Aud Sentiments Challenge #228 - Nature + A Sentiment
 Creative Fingers Challenge #165 - Anything Goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenge #27 - Must Use A Critter

Friday, May 31, 2019

CHING-CHOU KUIK CHALLENGE

 Hello There My Crafty Friends,
I want to let you all know that a new challenge starts today at...

The theme for this challenge is: Under The Sea

...Here it is using the beautiful 'Tender Blue'...
...Products Used... 
Digital Image 'Tender Blue' By: Ching-Chou Kuik
Spectrum Noir Markers - skin/hair/background
Neopiko-2 Markers -  clothes/tail/flowers
Staedtler Colored Pencils - gold for hair
Marco Raffine Colored Pencils - brown for hair/shading the whole image
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/image/paper
Tim Holtz Distress Oxides 'Faded Jeans/Peeled Paint/Salty Ocean' - on background paper
Tim Holtz Distress Oxides 'Seedless Preserves' - around card
Tim Holtz Distress Oxides 'Salty Ocean' - on deco wave
Tim Holtz Distress Oxides 'Seedless Preserves/Peeled Paint' - on greenery/flower
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Unbranded 'Flourish' Die - for a deco wave
Unbranded 'Greenery and Flower' Dies
E-Z Runner Grand Tape Runner
Tombow Liquid Glue
White/Blue/Green/Yellow Cardstock

I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.
  
There are many more beautiful images to chose from at...
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/gjzcck
Thank you for visiting.
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

...Challenges Entered...
Crafty Catz Challenge #464 - AG/Optional Twist - Summer
 Creative Fingers Challenge #165 - Anything Goes
 Crafty Creations Challenge #391 - Anything Goes
Creatalicious Challenge #164 - AG/Optional - Blue
Sweet Stampin' Challenge - Oceans of Fun