Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Decorate to Celebrate DT Challenge #114: Give Thanks Wall Decor

(I have 2 posts today...if you're looking for Club Scrap's Blog Hop post, please click HERE)

Hello, crafty friends!!!

It's time for Decorate to Celebrate
You can link anything 3-D for a chance to win a prize from Rhonda! She makes the cutest mini-albums!!!

Here's my project:


I bought a $1 doily from Target and cut out "Give Thanks" in my Cricut.
I stamped leaves (Inkadinkado) with Memento Paris Dusk, watercolored them with ArtBars (Derwent) and cut them out.
Adhere all with foam tape (or use glue gun) and add ribbon/lace on top for hanging!

Club Scrap Blog Hop: Moroccan Spice

(I have 2 posts today...if you're looking for Decorate to Celebrate's post, please click HERE)

Hello and welcome to Club Scrap's Moroccan Spice Blog Hop!

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If you came from Lisa's Blog, you're in the right place!
Your next stop is Cathy's Blog!
If you would like to start from the beginning, go to Club Scrap's Blog.

Here's my project for this month (the photos on the left are washed out...I ran out of ink! Will reprint them, but left them for illustration purposes):

Remember this page I made a while ago (click HERE to see the post, if you haven't...)?

See the tile behind the butterfly?

This is where it came from:

I didn't want to waste the paper, so I fussy cut the right edge and layered the photo mat on:

This is the unfinished left page:

I added embellishment cutaparts, ribbons, medallion and sequins with brads...

...and made a flower using the sequins and brad (there's another flower you can make...check out this Club Scrap's Blog post - click HERE):

Don't forget to visit the next blog: Cathy's Blog!

(all supplies from Moroccan Spice Deluxe Kit)
foam tape

Monday, November 23, 2015

Mixed Media {Mon}: Club Scrap Moroccan Spice ATCs

Happy Monday, Crafty Friends!

Today, I have 3 ATCs (Artist Trading Cards) to share...I haven't made ATCs in a while, so I thought I would get back to it! =)

1. I used several stamp sets from Club Scrap - Moroccan Spice Collection - for the background:

2. Color the background with Gel Sticks (Gelatos) and blend with baby wipes:

3. (not pictured) I used Twin Tags Honeycomb Stencil for the background. I inked with VersaMark and heat embossed the ATCs in clear, for a subtle textured background.
4. Stamp sentiments on white cardstock, trim, ink edges and adhere to ATCs.
5. Add embellishments:

Supplies (Club Scrap):
Moroccan Spice Borders & Backgrounds stamp set
Brilliance Lightning Black and Pearlescent Crimson ink pads
Clear Embossing Powder
Heat Gun




Sunday, November 22, 2015

{Sun} Sweets: Reindeer Christmas Card

Happy Sunday!!!

I have a quick card to share today:

The reindeer and patterned strip are from pocket scrapbooking cards (CTMH).
I stamped garlands on the panel and used silver shimmer trim (CTMH). I added a hand-drawn frame and Glitz Glitter Gel around the panel.
Stamped cookies are Club Scrap (Handmade Holiday stamp set).
Sketch is from Freshly Made Sketches #213 and colors from Stampin'Royalty #304.

1. Merry Monday #180: {Use a Reindeer!}

2. Freshly Made Sketches #213: A Sketch by Amy

3. Stampin'Royalty #304: Picture Inspiration Challenge (I was inspired by the colors)
4. Heart2Heart CTMH Nov: Trending Now (pocket scrapbooking card)

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Time Out Card CASE-ing: Joy Card

Hello, Crafty Friends!

A card inspired by Time Out Challenge're supposed to CASE a card from Karen. And I used the color inspiration from 52CCT: purple & green (although, I used a metallic version):

I used Moroccan Filigree Masking Stencil (Club Scrap), sprayed Color Shine Chartreuse (Heidi Swapp) and trimmed the panel to size. I cut "joy" out of black cardstock with my Cricut and inked in metallic purple.

1. Time Out #44
2. 52 Christmas Card Throwdown: Nov Color Challenge and DT Call

3. Word Art Wed #210: Anything Goes
4. Simon Says Wed: Christmas
5. CASology Week#173: Pretty

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Washi Meets...The Card Concept DT #44: Photo Inspiration - Christmas Card

Hello, Crafty Friends!

It's time for a new challenge at The Card Concept - {Festive Glory}
Come and join us and try your hand at a brand new "style" of card making or work in your comfort zone, it is totally up to you!

Here's the photo inspiration:

Feel free to use any of the styles of our team or better yet, share you own style by combining one or more of the styles. We want you to have fun and make a card in a style that you feel good about!

The styles are explained HERE.

Here's my mixed media card...I was inspired by the colors and poinsettia plants:

I used pocket scrapbooking cards for my background. I added washi tape and gold dots (dimensional fabric paint). I stamped collage using 2 different inks, tore and inked the edges.
I stamped poinsettia image (Inkadinkado), colored with paint (All-Purpose Ink from Imagine Crafts) and Copic markers and added gold dimensional paint in the center.

Thanks for stopping by!

PS26 #23: Beauty Scrapbook Page/Unity Stamp Co. Challenge

Hello, Crafty Friends!

I was supposed to post this last Saturday...but with what happened in Paris...I thought I would "take a break" from blogging...

This scrapbook page was inspired by the sketch from Unity {be inspired} Challenge:

I basically used All-Purpose Inks (Imagine Crafts/Tsukineko) and a bunch of Unity's stamp kits...


ETA: This page was in #LinkWeLike Wednesday at Imagine Crafts Blog!!!

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Addicted to Stamps & More DT Challenge #171: AG - Candy Jar Card

(I have 2 posts today...if you're looking for Club Scrap's November Artist Team Challenge, please click HERE)

Hello, Crafty Friends!

It's a new challenge at ATSM...Anything Goes! And there's a DT Call, too!

Our sponsor this week is: Deedee's Digis.

Prize is a $15 coupon to the store for our winners.


Rosey Hearts

Prize is 5 digis from the store

Here's my CAS card using sponsor's image: Goody Jars...

I printed a pre-colored jar and a candy on white cardstock and fussy cut it. I colored the candy with Copic marker and added some glitter on the center and on the bow.
I typed my own sentiment and backed them with chevron washi tape. Finally I added some baker's twine.

This is the inside of the card:


Thanks for stopping by!!!