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Catered Crop–Animal House Recipe Swap

Linda has a new, fun recipe swap at the Catered Crop.  This time around the theme is “Animal House”,  Just add wild life, pets, or any animal (dogs, cats, bears . . . ) anywhere in your paper project.I made a birthday card for my daughter. (Can I say I can’t believe she is 12!!  Where has the time gone?)  I thought these cute bears from Lili of the Valley were perfect both for her birthday and for the “Animal House” challenge.Linda has curated an “Animal House” Pinterest board to get our creativity started.  Click on the photo below to be taken directly to the Pinterest board.Stop by the Catered Crop and link up your Animal House project by December 7th.Thank you for stopping by!Supplies:Stamps:  Birthday Bumps from Lili of the Valley,  Mega Mixed Messages from Papertrey Ink Inks:  Tuxedo Black, Close To My Heart Tulip Papers:  Neenah Classic Crest Solar White CS, Papertrey Kraft CS, October Afternoon Cakewalk 8x8 paper pad Tools:  Sewing machine, Big Shot, Stampin’ Up edge punch, Pap…

Great Impressions Stamps –We Wish You A Hedgie Christmas

Hello!  Happy Monday!   I have a new Christmas card using Christmas Henry (G494) from Great Impressions Stamps to share with you today.I paired up sweet little Henry with some fun papers and some die cuts and sequins I had laying around on my desk.  Here’s a closer look at Henry.  You still have a little bit of time to join the November Great Impressions Stamps challenge and show off your Holiday card or tag.  You can find all the details here.Thank you for stopping by!  Have a great day!Supplies:Stamps:  Christmas Henry (G494) from Great Impressions Stamps Inks:  Memento Tuxedo Black Papers:  Papertrey white CS, Echo Park Holly Jolly Christmas 6x6 paper pad, Stampin’ Up vellum Tools:  EK Success snowflake & edge punches, Stampin’ Up edge punch, Copic markers Embellishments:  The Twinery bakers twine, Sakura clear glitter gelly roll pen, misc. sequins & button Challenges:613 Avenue Create - W - Challenge #47 Anything Goes w/optional Twist -Create Your own Challenge* Amusing Ch…

Great Impressions–Winter Teddy

Hello!  I have a new Great Impressions Stamps card to share with you today.This sweet little bear is Winter Teddy (E814)  from Great Impressions Stamps.  Here is a closer look.I’m sorry this post is so short.  We had a day filled with tornado warnings and watches, high winds, rain and hail.  I have to dash off and get caught up on my household chores.I hope you have have a great day!  Thank you for stopping by!Supplies:Stamps:   Winter Teddy (E814) and At Christmas Time (C393) from Great Impressions Stamps Inks:  Memento Tuxedo Black, Close To My Heart Cranberry Papers:  Neenah Classic Crest Solar White CS, Papertrey kraft CS Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses 6x6 paper pad, misc green scrap paper, Starbucks coffee sleeve Tools:  Sewing Machine, Big Shot, Stampin’ Up photo corner punch, Papertrey pine boughs die, Papertrey Holly Jolly die, Sweet n Sassy Heart dies, Copic markers, Papertrey Celebrations Frame die Embellishments:  Misc button, Hero Arts pearls Challenges:613 Avenue Create - W - C…

Password Keeper Tutorial on Splitcoast Stampers

Over a year ago, Beate Johns asked if I would create a tutorial for Splitcoast Stampers.  Finally, the day is here!  Head over to Splitcoast Stampers to see my tutorial.  There you will also be able to downloadable/printable template so you can create your own password book.  If you are not already a member at Splitcoast Stampers, don’t worry, it is free to join.Here is a peak at my books.  Remember, you can get all the details at Splitcoast Stampers.You can find links to the books I made in the past HERE and HERE.Thank you for stopping by today.  Please head over to Splitcoast Stampers and let me know what you think!Challenges:Crafty Creations - #248 Dies/punchesFlutterby Wednesdays - 1E, must have butterfly or fairy - #261 OpenInklings and Yarns - 3E, JFF - Always Anything GoesDie Cuttin' DivasW,must include a Die-cut - #141  ButtonsLadybug Crafts Ink TLT Challenge2W, 1E, SIO -  Use Kraft CardstockThrough The Craft Room Door W, 2E, - Alway's Anything GoesMake it Monday - W, …

Catered Crop–Thank You Kindly Recipe Swap

Today I have a new card for the Catered Crop Thank You Kindly recipe swap.  With Thanksgiving right around the corner it is the perfect time to feel thankful or give some one a thank you card. For my Thank You Kindly card, I pulled out some Papertrey stamps and dies to create this card.I colored the gemstones and sequins with a copic marker so that they would coordinate with my project.  As always, Linda has curate a Pinterest board full of inspiration for the swap.  Click on the photo below to go to her board on Pinterest.Stop by the Catered Crop and link up your Thank You Kindly projects.Thank you for stopping by!  Have a great day!Supplies:
Stamps:  Communiqué Sentiments Mini Stamp Set from Papertrey Ink Inks:  Memento Rich Cocoa Papers:  Papertrey kraft CS, Authentique Gathering 6x6 paper pad, Starbucks coffee sleeve, misc. orange CS Tools:  Sewing machine, Big Shot, Papertrey Lovely Layers Dies, Stampin’ Up Photo Corners punch, Creative Memories corner punch Embellishments:  Y…

Great Impressions Stamps–Santa Wishes

Hello!  Happy Monday!   Did you check if you were one of the lucky “Guess the Christmas Carol” winners?    If not, you might want to check the Great Impressions Stamps blog.  As most of you guessed, the carols that inspired my projects was “Santa Claus is Coming To Town”.  I have another Christmas card to share with you this week.   This week I used Santa Wishes (G444) from Great Impressions Stamps and gave the chalkboard technique a try.What do you think?  I love this technique and can’t wait to give it another try.Don’t forget to join the November challenge at the Great Impressions Stamps blog.    This month we are challenging you to use create a holiday card or tag .  You can link your holiday creation and check out the challenge rules at the Great Impressions Stamps blog. Have a great week!  Thank you for stopping by!Supplies:Stamps:  Santa Wishes (G444) from Great Impressions Stamps Inks:  Stampin’ Up Whisper White Craft ink Papers:  Papertrey kraft CS, Paper Studios black CS, Ba…

Guess the Christmas Carol and Win!

It's Christmas Carol week  at Great Impressions Stamps! Read all about the details here.Did I mention that prizes will be involved?! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- This week the Great Impressions Stamps DT is kicking off the holiday season.  We are inviting you to join in the fun by guessing the Christmas carol that inspired each of our projects this week for your chance to win some fun prizes.  You can read all the details here.I think you will be able to figure out the Christmas carol that inspired my card and an extra project.  I included a clue to help you.For both of my projects I used Saint Nicholas (E659) from Great Impressions Stamps.  I just love this image.   He looks  great colored but you can also leave him uncolored for another great look.  Here’s a closer look at St. Nick.  I just want to pinch his cheek.  Using the same image, I also created a Christmas themed wine bottle tag.  I like having a few of these tags around d…