crafty hazelnuts patterned paper may challenge

Here's what I came up with for this month...
supplies...paper-diy(crate paper), ink-onyx amuse studio); stamps-mini blooms (amuse studio); accessories- feather die (paper smooches), wood icons (prima), black and white washi tape (recollections).

I took the feather die from paper smooches that comes in two sizes and made a flower out of them! 
I thought it looked pretty good and a little different from what I normally conjure up!

Hope you will stop over to Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge this month and share your creation with us!

I am entering this in 
Crafting with An Attitude...anything goes
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wishing you the best day ever....

I think my new favorite stamp set is 
It is in the April Collection

I think this set is so versatile.  Just change the ink colors up and you will have a stamp set that you can use throughout the year! And what mrakes it even better is that you can create one layer cards and it look absolutely beautiful!!!

Here's mine...
supplies: papers- sugar (amuse studio)/ stamp sets- botanical silhouettes, lots of dots and today and always(amuse studio); inks-onyx black (versafine) and blush, watermelon, grass and apricot; accessories-black and white baker's twine (amuse studio).

I made this for Chris' Amusing Challenge over at Stamped Blessings.  She's having an Anything Goes Challenge this week! Hope you will join in!

I am also entering this in...
2 Creative Chicks...anything goes.
Card Mania...spring
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dies r us/black and white

Lawn Fawn Winter Penguin stamp set
Lawn Fawn Winter Penguin die
other supplies: paper-boys rule (crate paper) and jingle bells christmas music; accessoires-black and white baker's twine (amuse studio) and black jewel dots( michael's dollar bin); ink -onyx black(versafine).

This was so much fun to make for Dies R Us Challenge Blog! The challenge is up today and it is create a card or project that is black and white.  You have until noon on April 28th to get your card linked and the only rule besides following the challenge is you need to use dies! So So fun!

I must admit I am pleased with the way this turned out! I usually always use a sketch from a challenge to get me started, but this time I just went with it and am thrilled with the outcome!  I hope you like it too!

I am entering this card into these challenges....
Animal Friends Challenge...birds
Crafty hazelnuts Christmas Challenge...anything goes as long as it's Christmas
Happy Little Stampers Christmas Challenge...use diecuts
Christmas at Sweet Stampin-animals

Thanks so much for stopping by today!
Have a great Friday!!!


kitty bee designs/april spotlight

I'm up today over at Kitty Bee Designs.  I'm showcasing Kaawaii Ms. Potts owl digi.  Isn't she adorable? And so springy!!! Have to bring a little spring into our lives here in PA since mother nature has decided to be a little bipolar with us this month!!!
You can get her here!

Here's what I made with her...
supplies: papers-mermaid polka dot (amuse studio) and solar white cs (neenah); stamps- Kawaii Ms. Potts(Kitty Bee Design), floral silhouettes(amuse studio); ink- onyx (versafine); accessories- dots (michaels dollar bin) and pebble baker's twine (amuse studio),landscape die set (amuse studio).

I am entering this in 
Tuesday Throwdown...use your die cuts!
AAA...anything goes
Dare 2B Artzy...polkadots
Creative Card Crew...use a diecut

Hope you are having a great Wednesday!
Thanks so much for stopping by!!!

sisterhood of crafters/generations

It's the second Wednesday of the month, which means a new challenge is up over at The Sisterhood of Crafters today! Agata is our hostess and she asked us all to create a project using an image that shows generations!
You have until April 24th to get your project linked up!
Can't wait to see what you create.

Here's what I came up with....
supplies-papers and card board embellishments-graphic 45;  ink-onyx (versafine); stamp- botanical silhouettes(amuse studio); ribbon -onyx chevron (amuse studio) and brads (basic grey)

This was so much fun to make! Haven't used my stash of graphic 45 in forever!

I used the retrosketch for my inspiration to get me jumpstarted....
and I am also entering these challenges...
Through the Craft Room Door...always anything goes.
Retarte....anything goes.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!


if you give a crafter a cookie 41/kitty bee sponsor

A new challenge is up over at If You Give A Crafter A Cookie....
a fun baking theme!

A special thanks to our sponsor this challenge for giving us some great digis to work with and for giving us a great prize pack to give to one of our lucky participants!!!

And here's what I created...
supplies: paper- white solar cs (neenah) and crate paper; stamp- dog with cupcake (kitty bee designs); accessories- enamal dots (michaels $1 bin), white and black baker's twine (amuse studio), striped washi (dollar tree) and hello wood (prima).

I used the newest and greatest Freshly Made Sketch for inspiration!
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Hope you are having a great Thursday!


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aloha friday challenge midweek/that craft place...

Over at Aloha Friday Challenges, it is mid-week inspiration for Challenge #68 ...Friendship!

We have two amazing sponsors for this challenge...

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Here's the card I made for this challenge...
supplies: papers- crate paper; ink-onyx black (versafine); stamps-I used a digi from That Craft Place...unicorns and friends, be magical (amuse studio); accessories-small bowmaker (amuse studio)

I am entering into these challenges...
4 Crafty Chicks...anything goes
Craft Rocket Challenges...mythical creatures

Thanks so much for stopping by today!