Card Making, Challenges, Scrapping For Less, Stamps of Life, Stinkin Inkers

Fancy Folds

This month’s challenge over at Stinkin’ Inkers is to create a card using your favorite fun fold. So here is my card.

I used the Stamps of Life Step Card die to create the base, the papers are from AC Moore and the stamp sets I used are from Scrapping for Less.

This card will be shipped off to SAS4Kids (I am a shipper and ship to 4 different hospitals).

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

2 Crafty Critter Crazies  – Anything goes with a critter (owl)
2 Sisters on the Blog – Use something with the letter S (Pumpkin Spice Coffee)
Crafty Hazelnut’s Patterned Paper Sept. Challenge – Always use Patterned Paper
Crafty Animals – Anything Goes
Creative With Stamps – Autumn
Double Trouble – Make like a Tree and Leave (Fall Theme), optional twist fall sweet treat (Pumpkin Spice Coffee).

If you are cardmaker and have a surplus of cards because you just love making cards (like me), or you would like to know where to send them, please go to my “All About Me” page and check out the different places I send my cards to. 

Thanks for stopping by. Be Blessed and have a great week.

Beginners, Card Making, Die Cut

Getting Back In The Game

I have been very sparse in my posts this last year due to some personal issues. Isn’t it funny. I have a magnet on my fridge that says “Life gets in the way when you are making other plans.” This has been true for me this last year.

Here is a card I made recently just for the fun of it. I don’t have the energy to find a challenge to post it too. Just wanted to share.

The stamp set I purchased at Joann’s and came with the dies. The balloons are from a very old Spellbinders set. I created the background using the samestamp as the image.

Thanks fo stopping by.

Card Making, Challenges, Copics, Scrapping For Less, Tuesday Morning Sketches

Tuesday Morning Sketches

One of the challenges I like to play along with is Tuesday Morning Sketches. The December Flavor of the Month Kit arrived in my mailbox yesterday from Scrapping for Less and here is the card I created.

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There are four different collections in the Flavor of the Month. I pulled out the second collection and used the Stamp – Penguin with a Mug by Stamping Bella; papers called “Chill” by Scrapping for Less; and the Sequins by Buttons Galore. I used a sentiment from collection #1 Bear Hugs by Sunny Studio. The card base is Sno Cone from MFT which is also included in the Flavor of the Month.

Thanks so much for stopping by.

 

 

Card Making, Challenges, Copics, Kids, Scrapping For Less, Send A Smile 4 Kids

Scrapping for Less

I subscribe to Flavor of the Month Card Kit by Scrapping for Less. The first kit I received was called For the Love of Pets and I created this card using “Puppy Pals” (Newton’s Nook) for the current challenge over at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies.

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Along wih the kit each month comes four sketches to help you create cards. This card was based on sketch #2. All of the papers came with the kit as well as the adorable bone paper clip. The image was colored with copics.

I am a shipper for Send A Smile 4 Kids and this card will be going to them.

Linking this up on Scrapping for Less’ FB page.

Thanks for stopping by.

 

Card Making, Challenges, Crafting By Design Challenge, Hero Arts, Simon Says Stamp

Rainbow Card Challenge #1

Scrolling through some of my favorite bloggers yesterday I was very excited when I came upon a brand new challenge – The Rainbow Card Challenge. The theme this month is Red Romance. Sorry the image is a little glaring (dreary day here in the NE).

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I used versa mark ink and stamped the Simon Says Stamp Sketched Flower image and embossed with gold detail embossing powder onto red cardstock (MFT). I used a prisma color white pencil to color in some of the flowers. The sentiment is from Hero Arts.

In addition to shipping cards for Send A Smile 4 Kids I donate handmade cards to Nursing Homes and two Veteran’s Homes in PA, (Philadelphia and Erie). This card will be going to one of the Nursing Homes.

I would also like to participate in the following challenges:

Crafting By Designs – Anything Goes
Ellibelle’s Corner – Sparkle and Shine

Card Making, Send A Smile 4 Kids, Tuesday Throwdown

Tuesday Throwdown 2019

Happy New Year! This is the first challenge of the new year over at Tuesday Throwdown.  The theme is Winter Sparkles.

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Stamp: Stampin Up (2012)
Sentiment: GinaK

To glitter up the card I used Glitter Foam Snowflakes (AC Moore), Super Fine Silver Embossing Powder from Ranger, Glitzy Paper from Die Cuts With A View.

I colored the snowman family with Copics on Express It Cardstock. Snowflake  Embossing Folder is from Sizzix on MFT Cardstock.

This card will be going to Send A Smile 4 Kids.

Thanks for stopping by and have a very blessed 2019.

 

Card Making, Stinkin Inkers, Uncategorized

Stinkin Inkers

 

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The first challenge of the New Year is up on Sinkin’ Inkers. The theme is “new”. I chose to Congratulate a family who received a new puppy.

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For this card I used elements from different stamp sets. I made my own doghouse out of papers from my stash. The background was created using a cloud stencil.

Thanks for dropping by and make sure you check out Stinkin’ Inkers challenge this month and I hope you will play along.

Happy New Year and Be Blessed.

Card Making, Challenges, Simon Says Stamp, Stinkin Inkers

Stinkin’ Inkers Just Because

I love sending cards for no reason or to let someone know I am thinking of them. They could be sick or going through some tough times. Sending a card can lift their spirits for just a moment and may arrive in their mailbox just at the right time.

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The Stinkin Inkers challenge for November is “Just Because”

My card for the Design Team:

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Simon Says Stamp – Sketched Flowers stamps (florals and sentiment), and teal cardstock
GinaK Designs – white card base
Ranger – white detail embossing powder
Prisma Color Pencil – white
Ribbon from my stash

Hop on over to the blog and see what the design team are showcasing and be inspired to join in and linkup your creation.

Thanks for stopping by.

 

Card Making, Challenges, Die Cut, Send A Smile 4 Kids, Stamps of Life, Tuesday Throwdown

Tuesday Throwdown Circles

This week’s challenge over at Tuesday Throwdown is Crazy Circles. My circles may not be crazy but I had crazy fun creating this card.

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Stamps – Stamps of Life
Inks – Catherine Pooler
You Die Cut – Casual Friday
Sentiment – computer generated
Cardstock – stash, white red green and blue

All of my cards go to either Send A Smile 4 Kids or to the Veteran’s Homes in PA.

Thanks for stopping by.

Card Making, Challenges, Copics, Scrapping For Less

Pumpkin Spice Season

It finally feels like FALL here in the Philadelphia area. We had the air conditioner on last week and this week we are turning on the heater. I love that about the Northeast – the four seasons. I am not about leaves – we have four huge trees in our yard and the leaves are just begining to fall (very late this year). So I guess we will be raking until Christmas. I do however love Pumpkin Spice anything!

Here is my card today. The stamp I used on this card reminds me of my daughter who is Vegan but has to have her Pumpkin Spice Lattes!

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  • Scrapping For Less Flavor of the Month (September) Collection Three
    Teresa Talks Fall by Scrapping for Less colored with Copics
    Papers – Stay Awhile by Bo Bunny
  • Pale Gold embossing powder by Ranger
  • Embellishments from stash

I am participating in the following challenges:

Cute Card Thursday – Food or Drink
If You Give A Crafter A Cookie – See cookie photo for inspiration.
Words 2 Craft By – Use the words this month to inspire you.
Crafty Hazlenut’s Patterend Paper – Patterned Paper