Sunday, July 22, 2018

Yummy birthday

This is a Scrapberry stamp, and being such a cute bear, I couldn't resist.  Once colored, I added faux stitching around the die cut.   The cupcake border at the bottom is a clear sticker that I attached, and also added the sentiment, as well as the 3-D gel style candles.   I do believe the bear has chosen the best cupcake of the bunch, though!
I've entered these challenges:

Crafty Friends - food/drink
Crafty Sentiments Designs - add a sentiment
Polkadoodles - AG
QKR Stampede - AG
Tuesday Throwdown - stitching

Pick a color . . .

I think this Penny Black snowman (or snowlady) works up well in just about any color imaginable, and as you can see, I tested out a few.   A fairly simple design with an embossed background, prisma colored hats/scarves and glitter added to the hat brims and there you have an array of colors.
I have entered these challenges:

Catch the Bug - baby, it's cold outside
CCC Digi Creations - monochrome
CRAFT Challenge - Christmas
Digi Choosday - AG
Mod Squad - Christmas in July
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - AG
Polkadoodles - AG
QKR Stampede - AG
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Christmas in July 4 kids

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Note of thanks

Isn't this an adorable image by Ching-Chou Kuik?  I've colored her with prismas, and added bits of glitter to her flowers.   The "thank you" is a die cut, as well as the flourish behind my flower.  You'll see a strip of lace under my ribbon at the bottom, an added doily for a bit more lacy effect, and a couple added butterflies.  Thanks so much for coming in to view my creation.
I've entered the following:

Ching-Chou Kuik - thank you
Crafty Sentiments Designs - add a sentiment
Cute Card Thursday - ribbon
Cutie Pie - bingo (flowers-ribbon-glitter)
Digi Choosday - AG
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - AG
The Paper Shelter - ribbon, lace or twine

Monday, July 16, 2018

Santa and friends

Yes, another Christmas in July card -- a bit of an early start, which always helps to take the last minute stress off.   As you know how time flies, it'll be here before we know it.   This cutie pie digital comes from Di's Digi Designs.   I added glitter to the penguin hats and snow.   A couple doilies layered behind, and then the other embellishments are foam stickers that I dug from my holiday stash organizer.
I've entered these challenges:

Crafty Sentiments Designs - Christmas in July
Di's Digi Designs - Christmas in July
Digi Doodle Studio - Christmas in July
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - AG
Send a Smile 4 Kids - AG 4 kids

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Summer splendour

Ah, summertime, and the joy of indulging in a cool, sweet treat, as this QKR Stampede bear is doing -- actually, he's looking like he just might have over-indulged this time around - hahaha !   I added stardust stickles to the sundae glass, a ribbon along the bottom, die cut filigree corner and a die cut heart, with an added 3-D heart to the center, and candi-dots complete my card.   You're now excused to go satisfy YOUR sweet tooth!
I've entered the following:

Crafty Catz - AG/summertime
Crafty Friends - food/drink
Creative Knockouts - summer fun
Cutie Pie - bingo (glitter-die cut-card candi)
QKR Stampede - AG
Send a Smile 4 Kids - AG 4 kids
The Paper Shelter - summer holiday time
Tuesday Throwdown - color combo

Checking the list

This Santa image comes from Crafty Sentiments Designs, and of course, he's getting an early start on checking his holiday list, just like crafters are getting a jump start on making holiday cards in July.   I computer-generated the sentiment, then added the embellishments of Rudolph, the tree, and poinsettias.  Thanks for coming in to take a peek!
I've entered these challenges:

Crafty Catz - AG
Crafty Sentiments Designs - Christmas in July
Di's Digi Designs - Christmas in July
Digi Doodle Studios - Christmas in July
QKR Stampede - AG
 

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Hug a reindeer

No, your eyes are not deceiving you, and don't panic, as we're not all THAT close to Christmas just yet -- it's a case of Christmas in July for some of us crafters that either want to get a jump start, or at least wish to participate in some of the challenges.  This cute winter image comes from Digi Doodle Studios - the reindeer certainly looks friendly enough to hug!  I added stardust stickles to her hat, coat hem and the snow on the tree.  The penguin is a brad, the trees, mittens and sentiment are die cuts.   A couple 3-D snowflakes completes my creation.
I have entered these challenges:

Crafty Catz - AG
Crafty Sentiments Designs - Christmas in July
Di's Digi Designs - Christmas in July
Digi Doodle Studios - Christmas in July
Polkadoodles - AG
QKR Stampede - AG