Monday, October 31, 2011

CYDA Challenge #32 ~ Autumn

A CAS card for the CYDA Challenge for an autumn card.

Supplies: Stamp by Stampabilities and trendy trees (113258).
Papers: Whisper White and Patterns DSP In Brights- Pumpkin Pie (117155)
Ink: Chocolate Chip.
Accessories: SU! Markers and Pop Dots.

Friday, October 28, 2011

Free Digi Friday- I Owe You 3!!!!

Hello crafty and stampy friends!!

I have not been on top of my free digi Fridays for the last few weeks.  Our printer broke down and I am still waiting for it to get fixed.  Hopefully soon.  So, I can't share any cards made with digis but I can share some digis I found in the last few weeks that *I* think are super cute!!

Hope you'll enjoy them and please leave comments to the artists to thank them for their generosity!!

Cute owls by Lost in Paper Scraps

Cute silhouette houses by Beyond the Fringe

Fun turkey at Karen's Doodles

and one more because it is too cute!!!  A sweet winter bird by Just Some Lines

Have a wonderful weekend!!!

Thursday, October 27, 2011

A Bit Out of the Box

I rarely make home made crafts.  Not my forte  :)  But, I saw some Halloween bottles on eBay and thought I could do that!  So, here's what I came up with.   Got some bottles at the thrift store, printed labels found by googling Halloween bottle  labels images.  Threw in some fake spiders, eye balls and skeleton from Michael's.  I adhered the labels with Modge Podge and covered the entire bottles to give them some texture and age them a bit.  Died some cheese cloth with tea.

 My sweet cat had to inspect them  :)  Hope you like this idea!  Super quick and simple!!!

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Party Chick

Inspired by this card from Moe Joe.  I love the sketch of her card and thought I haven't used my exacto knife in a long time, and I was on a mission to use what I have!!!  I have so many supplies from years of stamping, I feel like I really need to use what I have before I go and buy some more fun goodies!!  Thanks for stopping by and have a happy day!

Supplies: Stamps by Studio G.
Paper: SU!'s Marina Mist and Paper Scraps.
Ink: Early Espresso.
Accessories: Exacto Knife, Ribbon by American Crafts, Crystal Effects, Fiskar Corner Punch and White Signo Gel Pen.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Flower Soft Thankful

My card is inspired by Lisa's.  I used Flower Soft for the leaves.  Thanks for stopping by and have a happy day!!

I entered my card in the Creative Belli Blog Challenge- Flower Soft

Supplies: Stamps by SU! Thoughts & Prayers (113252) and Happy Harmony (retired)
Paper:  Crumb Cake.
Ink: Early Espresso.
Accessories: Ribbon by Michael's, Flower Soft - Autumn and 2 Way Glue Pen.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Free Paper Piecing Friday!!

Hello card making friends!!  No digis today.  Instead, I am sharing a pattern for paper piecing this super cute Santa.  I found him on the BH&G Scrapbooking magazine site but the site has been down most of the night.  I will try and check tomorrow and see if I can put the link so you can get this cute Santa.  There are other paper piecing patterns you can download too.  Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend!!

ETA:  Here's the link for the Santa Paper Piecing Pattern

Supplies:  Stamp by Studio G.
Papers: SU!'s Confetti White, Riding Hood Red and Sweet Pea DSP (retired).
Ink: Crumb Cake, Chocolate Chip.
Accessories: Cuttle Bug Folder D'Vine Swirls, Sponge.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

You're a Hoot

Inspired by this card from Sarah Jay.  I didn't have a long branch stamp so I free hand cut it and went around the edges with a black marker.  Stamped the owl on a piece of scrap paper, cut it up and popped it on Pop Dots!  Voilà!!  Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies: Stamps by The Stamps of Life- Owls2love.
Papers: Natural Ivory, and scraps.
Ink: Basic Black.
Accessories: Pop Dots, Marker, Fiskar Corner Punch.


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