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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Let it Snow with a New Challenge at Creative Moments

It's a new challenge at Creative Moments  where it's always anything goes but with this challenge, there is no optional twist!!!!

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for my image, I chose to work with Creative Bug Digis Twigs as I thought I would get a jump-start on some Christmas cards not to mention he's an adorable snowman that melted my heart!


RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • size A2 card using Recollection cardstock for the card with scraps for the background
  • Twigs was colored using Whisper Strokes Markers, chalking the background and gel pen accents and the Stickles Fairy waving her magic wand to spread glitter everywhere!
  • cardinal button from my stash was added to his one arm
  • snowflake charm is from Miriam's Crafting Supplies
  • Darice blue satin ribbon wrapped around the background with a bow added
  • sentiment on the front, "Gather your loved ones and let the winds blow, This is the season; let it snow, let it snow . . . Janet Martin" had been from  Create with TLC and a previous club chalked around the edges and puff-dotted onto the card
  •  Queen & Co. Pearls were added to Twigs for his eyes and buttons
  • sentiment, "Cheers to a warm and toasty Christmas" is from a previous club at Create with TLC which was chalked around the edges and mounted on matching paper

I thank you for stopping by and visiting today. I can't wait to see your creativity when you enter your project!!!!

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Much love, hugs, and friendship

Monday, August 15, 2016

Follow the Yellow Brick Road with My Stitch Back in Twine

I'm sew excited with My Stitch Back in Twine New Release today including a special which is offered at the bottom of my blog today - no, it's not Alice in Wonderland but still another favorite of mine - The Wizard of Oz!!!!! "I'll get you my pretty and your little dog too!"; "Follow the yellow brick road"; "Don't make me get the Flying Monkeys" . . . 



RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • tutorial using Splitcoasters
  • black card stock for card 
  • yellow and lime green glitter card stock for background
  • Cuttlebug Snake Skin Embossing folder for yellow brick road
  • Flying Monkeys were colored using Prisma and Whisper Strokes Markers, gel pen and Stickles accents for wings 
  • Yellow Brick Road was colored using Whisper Strokes Markers and Stickles accents 
  • Wicked Witch legs and shoes were colored using Spectrum Nor and Whisper Strokes Markers with Stickles accents on her ruby red shoes 
  • sentiments used were from Create with TLC with the birthday sentiment made especially for me to use on this card - thank you Paulette


  • flowers were from Edwina with Queen & Co. black pearl centers for the poppies
To get these images along with many more, including Alice in Wonderland; please, stop by My Stitch Back in Twine! ALSO she is offering a special just for stopping by: use this code, CELEBRATION25, at check-out with any $5 purchase or more and get 25% off!!!!

I appreciate and love reading your comments - is your comment the next one I read??? If you have any questions, you can contact me at hercraftiness@gmail.com.


Much love, hugs, and friendship

Monday, August 8, 2016

Button Button Whose Got the Button Monthly Challenge with 613 Avenue Create

Welcome!!!!! It's a new challenge at the address of 613 Avenue Create where it's always anything goes with an optional twist BUT for this challenge, there is no optional twist!!!!! AND, we are now a once a month challenge blog!!!!!

our fabulous sponsors are:


for my project, I chose to use The Cutting Cafe Jar Shaker Card 


for those who know me; know I have a button fetish and just have tins and tins of buttons which is no surprise that I made a button jar!!!

RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • Recollection grey card stock was used for my card with vellum for Shaker Card
  • using Make the Cut the image was cut making a size A2 card
  • teddy bear image is a pre-colored image from a recent club from Create with TLC which was puff-dotted onto the card
  • baker's twine bow with button
  • buttons was also attached on the front and for the Shaker Card
  • "Button Jar" was hand-written with calligraphy pen
  • scraps were used on the inside of the card along with sentiment, "I have a big hug waiting for you anytime you need one" was from a previous club from Create with TLC which was chalked around the edges

I thank you for stopping by and visiting today. Don't forget to visit and enter your project at 613 Avenue CreateI can't wait to see your creations!


I appreciate and love reading your comments . . is your comment the next one I read??? If you have any questions or need to contact me, I can be reached at hercraftiness@gmail.com

Much love, hugs, and friendship
Lynne


this was entered in the following challenges: