Saturday, October 29, 2011

Saturday's D2D Design Team Challenge

This weeks challenge is PUMPKINS -
Include a pumpkin(s) on your creation. Could be your image, the DP, a die cut or anything that is a pumpkin!

I choose to use an image from Faith called "Patches the Ghost".  Isn't he just the cutest ghost ever! I tried not to use all bright colors like I normally do - yellow, green, purple and orange.  I wanted to try something more 'subtle' I guess you could say : )

While at Scrapfest in Sept - I told myself NO MORE PAPER.....well that didn't happen!  I fell in love w/this paper pack from Fancy Pants Designs called Oct 31. It is a very cool 6 x 6 pack that has wonderful patterns. 

And it so happens that last Saturday, my girlfriends & I got together to do some scrapping.  And being that 2 of them live about 30-40 minutes away - they decided to give me my birthday presents a week early.  And in one of them were these AWESOME Spellbinders Nesties - Lacey Ovals.  Don't you just LOVE THEM!! I think it all ties together so well - kind of like a 'vintage' Halloween feel to this card.

I really like the way it turned out.  Well, as always - love to hear your comments and I hope you will join us over at our D2D Saturday's Design Team Challenge. 

Peace and Love~

Inky Impressions Challenges~Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesdays~Anything Goes
BasicGrey Challenges~Anything Goes
PaperCrafting Journey~Use a Digi
Pollycraft Monday Challenge~Spooky Goings On
DYSU (Do You Stack Up)~Halloween
Scrappy Frogs Challenge~Something that Flies
Divas by Design~Something Spooky
Stamping Scrapping Challenge Central~Halloween
The Corrosive Challenge~Flying Things

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Lovely Tree

That is the new image this week from Faith at D2D. As soon as I seen the image - I knew exactly what I wanted to do - paper piece!!

I had bought a pack of paper awhile back and had not really used it yet.  As I was thumbing thru it, I found the perfect piece of paper!! It looks like wood grain and I wanted to use that to give the tree a more 'real' look. 

I then paper pieced different colors of regular card stock for the hearts. I popped a couple of them up to give it a little depth and there you have it!!

I finished off the inside with just a simple saying and a beautiful corner punch.  Just a great CAS card for whenever a great friend needs a 'pick-me-up'  : )


DYSU ~ Trees

Saturday, October 15, 2011


This week's Saturday Designer Challenge is HALLOWEEN!!

I decided to use Hocus Pocus for my creation.  I just love the frog peeking out of the bubbling cute!  And she works so well with another of Faith's images Abracadabra.  You must really check out some of the new Halloween images from Faith.  I LOVE Halloween !!!!

I love using bright orange, green, purple and yellow colors on Halloween cards.  I colored in the image using my ProMarkers and added a lil shimmer with my atYou Spica markers.  Just a quick card for a cute Halloween hello!!

Hope you have a great day!!


One Stop Craft Challenge~ Halloween
By The Cute and Girly~Anything Goes
Alphabet Challenge~S for Soon be Halloween
Cupcake Craft Challenge~Halloween
Come and Get It Challenges~Orange, Black & Purple

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Cockatoo Rules


Just a quick post. I love this image from The Paper Shelter called "Cockatoo Rules".  Isn't he just too fun!!

My youngest nephew recently had a birthday, and while designing his card I knew I had to use this image.  It so reminded me of him - in that "I'm cool...look at me" kind of way.  And he just loved it!!!

I used the colored version and added some Glossy Accents to the sunglasses.  I distressed the edges and 'splattered' it w/some colors.  Then ran some Color core paper thru the Cuttlebug and sanded it.  It's so hard to make something teenagers will like w/o being too kiddish : )  But he truly enjoyed this.  And it was funny because my older nephew (his brother) thought it was AWESOME! 

YAY....score one for Auntie!!  Enjoy and hope to see you back soon!

Take care

One Stop Craft Challenge ~ Just for Men
Totally Stampalicious ~ Emboss It