Monday, August 03, 2015

Mixed Media {Mon}: Dream Floral Card

Happy Monday!

I have a quick card to share today...but before that...I would like to tell you a "secret" that I've keeping for a few weeks now...I'm on the Club Scrap Design Team!!!

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It was announced yesterday on their blog...You can click HERE to see all the new designers!

OK, thanks for letting me share! Now, here's my CAS card:

I used washi tapes, sequins, glitter gel and a printed butterfly.

1. Color Throwdown #353

2. CASology #157: Wings

3. MMCC #14: Butterflies

Have a nice week!

Sunday, August 02, 2015

CAS on Sunday Guest DT: Enjoy the Journey Card

Happy Sunday, crafty friends!

A few weeks ago, my Giraffe Me Crazy Card was a winner at CAS on Sunday challenge blog!
So today, I'm the guest designer for the newest Challenge#64: Travel.
Here's my really CAS card:


I mix-and-matched Tim Holtz's stamps on a panel, rounded the corners and adhered to card.

Thank you, Janneke for the opportunity to guest design!
Have a nice day!

Saturday, August 01, 2015

House of Cards DT August Challenge: Metallic

Hello, Crafty Friends!

It's a new month and it's time for a new challenge at House of Cards! The challenge this month is to create a card using this word cue:

Here's one of my cards:

1. Simon Says Mon: No ordinary paper (foil and glossy)

I stamped the sentiment (CTMH) and heat embossed it in gold (Ranger).
I layered foiled, glossy and regular patterned papers, added ribbon, sequins and an enamel star, backed with black cardstock.

Hope you liked it!
Check back on the 21st of August for my second card and a Video Tutorial!
Don't forget to link your projects! You have until the end of the month!

Have a nice day!

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Addicted to Stamps & More DT Challenge #155: Photo Inspiration

Hello, Crafty Friends!

After almost a week absent...I'm back! My mom was in now I have some catching up to do! =)

It's time for a new challenge at Addicted to Stamps and More!!!
It's Photo Inspiration week and here's the colorful photo:

Our sponsor this week is:

And the Prize is 7 digis!

Here's my card, using sponsor's image:

First, I used layers of washi tapes. Then, I layered patterned papers.
I colored the image and paper flowers with Copic markers, gel pens and gel sticks.
The original image had some tulips, but I decided to use daisies (cut using CTMH Artiste Cricut cartridge) with gemstones' centers. 
I also added some glitter glue and glitter dots.

1. Simon Says Mon: No ordinary paper (washi tapes on background)
2. Simon Says Wed: Anything Goes
and I'm also linking this card to:
Mynn's 5th Blogiversary Giveaway!!!

Thank you for stopping by!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Decorate to Celebrate DT Challenge #105: Christmas in July Place Cards

Hello, Crafty Friends!

It's time for Decorate to Celebrate! You can create anything 3-D for a chance to win a prize from Rhonda!

Can you believe July is coming to an end? I've started making cards for Christmas already...
Then, I thought it would be fun to make some place cards for kids...


I used white cardstock and patterned papers.
I hand-wrote the names on strips of white cardstock and adhered them on the cards.
Then, I added the glittery foam stickers.

Thanks for stopping by!!!

Monday, July 20, 2015

Fantabulous Cricut DT Challenge #256: Fun in the Sun + PS26#14

Happy Monday and welcome to another FCCB Monday challenge!

Challenge #256-Fun in the Sun
Create a project that features outdoor summer activities.

This Weeks Sponsor

The prize is 7 digital stamps!

To qualify for the prize, be sure to use at least 1 Cricut cut on your project and if it's not obvious, let us know what cartridge you used. If you use a Cricut Explore machine, at least one cut must be from the Cricut catalog of images.

I'm behind on my Project Scrapbook26...where I post layouts every other week... So I combined this challenge with it!
Here's my scrapbook page #14:

I used:
Cricut When I was a Kid
Sponsor's image - Monster #5

This was an easy page to put together!
All I needed was the patterned paper and stickers that came with the kit; "Beach Day", "Fun&Sun" and wave from Cricut cartridges; a brad, a black pen to outline (title and arrow sticker), the Digi stamp, Copic markers and Glossy Accents (for the "wet" look on wave and sentiment).

1. Word Art Wed #192: AG/Family Friendly
2. Mixed Media Monthly Challenge #14: Summer Days

P - patterned paper
H - hexagon/honeycomb stickers
O - orange chevron sticker (arrow)
T - texture on die cuts (Glossy Accents)
O - octopus-looking Monster digi stamp
S - sticker-maker machine (Xyron)

Thanks for stopping by!
And have a nice week!

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Under the Sea Mermaid Card

Happy Saturday!!!
I was supposed to post a scrapbook page today, but I'll share it on Monday!

But don't go yet! I have a card to share...
I made this card for a few was for ADFD, but I totally missed the deadline! =)

This summer has been quite busy for us and a highlight was a family vacation by a lake.
It inspired me to create this card with the cute mermaid...

Background was created with watercolors and Faber-Castell gel sticks (aka Gelatos for kids), and stamps.
Mermaid was colored with Copic markers and I added some glitter glue. I adhered her using foam tape.
Finally, I added a flower vase sticker, and colored it with Copic markers to match the colors.

1. The Mixed Media Card Challenge #13 {Blue} (optional element: Vase)

2. Word Art Wed #192: AG/Family Friendly
3. Mixed Media Monthly Challenge #14: Summer Days

4. Simon Says Mon Challenge: Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by!
And have a nice weekend!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Washi Meets...CASE-ing Christmas Challegen #27: Blog Hop + DT Call: Christmas Scooter

Hello, Crafty Friends!

I'm playing at CASE-ing Christmas and you are supposed to find one of your favorite NON-holiday themed cards that you have created and CASE yourself. But turn your NON-holiday card into a holiday card! 

I decided to choose 2 similar cards, easy and simple ones, and do a card mash-up! =)

Here's the CASE-d card:

3. Christmas Cards All Year 'Round: Dots & Stripes (on washi tapes and dots on tree)

Thanks for stopping by!!!

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Addicted to Stamps & More DT Challenge #153: Holiday Christmas in July Card

Hello, crafty friends!

It's time for a new challenge at Addicted to Stamps and More!!! Are you ready for some Holiday cards?

Our sponsor for this challenge is:

Prize - 3 images up to $10

And here's my card:

I stamped and heat embossed the numbers in gold. I added some snowflakes. Then, I blended some Faber-Castell gel sticks (aka Gelatos for kids) with baby wipes.
I stamped the sentiment frame, fussy cut it and adhered on the panel with foam tape.
Finally, I added some sequins and washi tape.

Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, July 11, 2015

{Thu} Video Tutorial on Sat: You Giraffe me Crazy!!! Card

I was trying to post this on Thu, but YouTube and Blogger kept crashing on me...but here it is!

I made a video tutorial for Altenew's Video Challenge #1!

Here's my card:

It was inspired by mu, not because he "giraffe-s" me crazy!!! Because he's tall!!! =)
YouTube was "giraffe"-ing me crazy!

OK, enough puns!
Here's my video:

I used giraffe and sentiment from Geometric Menagerie (Altenew), white and clear embossing powders, VersaMark, gel sticks (aka Gelatos for kids), baby wipe (to blend), foam tape, black and white cardstocks.

I'd also like to link it in the following Challenges:

1. Color Throwdown #350

2. Altenew Video Challenge #1
3. CASology Week #154: Repeat
4. Word Art Wed #191: Anything Goes/Family Friendly
ETA 07/12/15

Hope you like it!
Have a nice weekend!