Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Celebrate in Style



I made this fun card for my best friend's birthday.  
Even though we now live miles apart, our friendship knows no distance.  
Thanks for being my rock Amber!
Happy Birthday!

Stamps:
Unity - April 2015 KOM [Who we have matters]
Unity - February 2015 KOM [happiness LOOKS GORGEOUS]

Challenges:
My Favorite Things - Color challenge #23
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes #267
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes #39
Jo's Scrap Shack - Friendship #93
Penny's Paper Challenge - Anything Goes #233
Unity Friends with Flair


Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Father's Day Card

Some of my favorite memories of my dad are when he would play the guitar and sing.  I saw this awesome guitar card on Pinterest and I immediately knew I wanted to make one for my dad.

 I think it would have been easier for me to actually try and learn to play guitar then to make this card.   

I did not like the way my first try at making this card turned out.  Getting the brads and strings all lined up turned out to be a huge challenge for me as I am more of an "eyeball it' kind of girl, so I started over.

The second attempt turned out much better and I went on to make a guitar pick. This too, took me a couple of tries, because the first try the lid came off of my Glossy Accents as I was trying to put a thin coat on.  Opposite of thin coat shown below:




But I kept at it and I finally got a card that I was satisfied with and rushed it out to the mail box this morning.  Here is the finished product...


Thanks for stopping by!

Challenges:
Amusing Challenges - Father's Day
Craft your Passion - Anything Goes #266
Crazy 4 Challenges - Masculine Card #C4C290
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes #38
Jo's Scrap Shack - Fathers Day #92
Penny's Paper Challenge - Anything Goes #232
Simon's Wednesday Challenge - Favorite Technique and/or product - Glossy Accents & Wink of Stella
Simply Create Too - Masculine #87
The Pink Elephant - Father's Day



Winner:  The Pink Elephant

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Birthday Card

Today I made another birthday card and this one is for my sister-in-law.  
I combined a sketch challenge from My Favorite Things and a color challenge from Color Q.  




Here is my card...



I love color challenges because they make me step out of my comfort zone.  
I tend to lean toward bright colors and it is nice to change things up.

Hope you enjoy the card.  Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps
Unity:
Challenges
Color Q - Color Challenge #294
My Favorite Things - Sketch 232
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper - Anything Goes - June
Crazy 4 Challenges - #C4C289 Sun or Yellow
Hiding in my Craft Room - #203 use scraps
Inspiration Destination - #37 Anything Goes
Penny's Paper Challenge - #231 Your Favorite Embellishment
Simon Monday Challenge - For the Love of Plants
Unity - Friends with Flair

         

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Guy Birthday #2

And this is the card for my father-in-law who is a big fisherman.


Stamps:
Unity - It's Your Day

Digi Stamp:
999coloringpages.com

Challenges:
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes #265
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - Anything Goes - June
Crazy 4 Challenges - Masculine #C4C290
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes #36
Pile it On - Father/Man #72
Simply Create Too - Masculine #87
Unity - Friends with Flair


Thank you for stopping by!

Guy Birthday Card #1

Here are two guy birthday cards, for a couple of great guys that share a birthday, my son and my father-in-law!

The first card is a wallet card that I made for my son.

Outside:

Inside:



BTW - I am not that cheap of a mom.  I only had a $5 in my wallet today and I wanted to show that the card is a money holder.  :)

Stamps:
Verve Stamps -  Birthday Bash - I won these last week and I adore them!

Challenges:
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes #265
Crazy 4 Challenges - Masculine #C4C290
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes #36
Pile it On - Father/Man #72
Simply Create Too - Masculine #87
Sister Act - Anything Goes #110


Sunday, June 7, 2015

Birthday Card

I only have 4 more birthday cards to make for this month after this one.  This birthday card was based off of Jo's Scrap Shack Sketch #91


And the birthday card that I made....


Thanks for stopping by!

Challenges:
Jo's Scrap Shack - Sketch #91
Clear it Out Challenge - Theme:  Anything Goes  Stash:  You chose
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper - Anything Goes - June
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes #36
Penny's Paper Challenge - Anything Goes #230
Sister Act - Anything Goes #109


Christmas Card #7 of 52

It is time to catch up on my Christmas card making!
Here is Christmas card #7 of 52.


I used Mojo Monday Sketch #400 for my design.


Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps:
Unity - {Oh Deer} Happy Holidays

Challenges:
Mojo Monday - Sketch #400
Amusing Challenges - Anything Goes
Christmas Card Challenge - Anything Goes #27
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes #264
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra - Anything Goes - Christmas
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes #36
Penny's Paper Challenge - Anything Goes #230
Sister Act - Anything Goes #109
Unity - Friends with Flair


Monday, June 1, 2015

Change is a Good Thing

Tonight I did a sketch challenge as I have not done one in quite awhile.  I did Always Playing with Paper challenge #37



And this is the card that I made based off the sketch...



I think I am going to use this one as a Graduation card.  I just love the sentiment!

Thanks for checking me out!

Stamps:

Challenges:
Always Playing with Paper - Sketch #37
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes #264
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper - June Anything Goes
Hiding in My Craft Room - Freestyle #201
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes #35
Party Time Tuesdays - Anything Goes #198
Penny's Paper Challenge  - Anything Goes #229
Simon Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes #108
Unity - Friends with Flair

Winner!  I made the top 3 at Craft Your Passion Challenge #264!