Friday, September 30, 2011

Paper Cutz Challenge #111

Welcome to Paper Cutz Challenge #111: "Shake, Rattle and Roll" 
 Make a card, LO or craft project for Halloween with a hand stamped, digital stamped, or Cricut cut image of a skeleton, or a skull and crossbones, BUT make it CUTE, NOT SPOOKY! Use any colors you'd like.
 Be sure to link up your creation with us at PaperCutzChallenge you have until Oct. 6th.

A2 size Center step card
"Trick or Treat" & "Happy Halloween" stamp is from Mary at cardztv stamps
Skeleton is from Paper Doll Dress Up, cut at 4"
Trick or Treat bag is from Paper Doll Dress up pg. 52,  cut using the gypsy to remove the cut words so I could stamp on it.
Pumkins are from Mini Monsters pgs. 59, 60 & 61, cut at 1"
Bow tie is from Sugar & Spice (bear bow), cut at 2.5"
DCWV Ghosts & Goblins stack
plain paper is from Michaels Recollections
Grosgrain ribbon
Stampin Up Only Orange & Glorious Green for edges
Momento Grape Jelly for sentiment
i-rock for bling
googly eyes

Thanks for stopping by, be sure to see what the rest of the DT has for you!
 Have a great weekend:)

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Friday & Saturday

I hope you can stop by Friday & Saturday

Friday is a new Paper Cutz Challenge 
and Saturday is the "Trick or Treat" blog hop
mark you calendars so you don't forget to stop by:)

Friday, September 23, 2011

Paper Cutz Challenge #110

Welcome to Paper Cutz Challenge #110.  This weeks challenge theme is "Button Up for Fall" Make a card, LO or craft project for Fall using LOTS of buttons and any colors you’d like.

Entering in 
southerngirlschallenge  challenge 28 anything goes
4craftychicks  fall /autumn challenge

A2 size card
Tree was cut at 4" from the Paper Dolls Dress Up cartridge pg. 52
Paper is from Stampin Up- Regals Collection
Paper for tree is from scraps
Buttons from Oriental Trading Co.
Orange twine
Houndstooth Cuttlebug Folder for background
Forest Branches Cuttlebug Folder for tree
Creative Memories corner rounder
Each layers edges inked with Tim Holtz Distress ink
  Yellow layer - Walnut Stain
  Green layer - Bundled Sage
  Blue  layer-    Faded Jeans
Sentiment printed on computer with Minya Nouvelle at 32 pts.

Thanks for stopping by!
Can't wait to see what you create for Paper Cutz Challenge # 110

Friday, September 16, 2011

Paper Cutz Challenge #109

Welcome to Paper Cutz Challenge # 109 "Caution – Ghost Crossing!"Make a card, LO or craft project for Halloween using Cricut cut, hand stamped, or digital stamped ghosts and the colors white, black, purple and orange ONLY
Thanks for stopping by and I hope you will join us over at Paper Cutz Challenge!

I am also entering this in the gettingcricky Simply Sunday- Halloween

For this card I used:

A2 size card base
Stair step cut card
Designer Halloween paper is from Oriental Trading Co. from last year.
Paper Dolls Dress Up cartridge
   The house is on  pg. # 52, cut at 4"
   The Ghosts are on pg.# 49, cut at 1', 1.5", 2" & 3"
   The Tree is on pg. # 52, cut at 3"
   The pumpkin was cut by hand
   The tombstones are the pieces from the door & large windows at the bottom
white chalk ink on the tree & house for dimension
a couple of the ghosts have Stampin Ups embossing powder "iridescent ice" on them.
The tree is embossed with Tim Holtz folder used in the cuttlebug "Woodgrain"
The house is embossed with Tim Holtz folder used in the cuttlebug "Bricked"

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

We have a winner & some big news

I want to thank everyone who stopped by the hop over the weekend!!
I hope you all had a great time visiting all the stops!

Now for the winner of the twine...............Picked by
is # 3  shersl84bed  Congratulations Sher, I will send you an email!

And now for the BIG NEWS............I am now a DT for Paper Cutz Challenge, I am so excited and hope I can be a great inspiration for everyone. I am also very nervous, but looking forward to the challenge. So I hope everyone can join us every Friday for a new challenge, I am looking forward to seeing everybody's wonderful creations!

Friday, September 9, 2011

Welcome to the Teddy Bear Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Teddy Bear Blog Hop

If you came here from Stampin Pearls with Candice then you are in the right place!  If you are here stopping by for a visit and would like to hop along then be sure to start at the beginning with Jens craft corner so you do not miss any of the great stops!  The line up is below!

Sorry for the terrible lighting, it is raining out and I was being rushed to go out of town.

For this card I used

Cut the card base at 5.25" using the Art Philosophy cartridge
then layered another 5.25" paper over it
designer layer cut at 4.75" from GCD studio from Big Lots
small pink layer is cut at 3.25" and cuttlebugged with swiss dots folder
red bakers twine
bear is cut at 3" from the Sugar & Spice cartridge
i-rock in the corners & bow
Tim Holtz distress ink on the designer paper edges
For the sentiment I used Minya Nouvelle 

Oh yes, I do have some blog candy for you, you know what you gotta do and don't forget to leave a way to contact you if you win:)

your will get all that is shown here 5 yards of each

Thanks for stopping by and have a Happy Teddy Bear Day!











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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Paper Cutz Challenge # 106

This week at papercutzchallengeChallenge #106 is "Wish Upon a Star"! Make a card, LO or craft project using stars and any colors or any theme you'd like.

enter by midnight EST Sept. 1st

A2 card
Recollections paper
Cuttlebug folder for sky-D'vine swirls
Cuttlebug folder for ground- Houndstooth
Green/White twine
Star cut from Simply Charmed at 1.25" with diamond stickles
Mouse cut from Four Legged Friends at 2.25 
Buttons from stash
Sentiment stamp- Make a Wish from Studio G (WM)