Sunday, December 29, 2013

Happy 2014

I always have a hard time finding New Year's images -
but this one from
Squigglefly is perfect!
The Creative Details
Image: "Celebrate" by Judith Hart at Squigglefly
Colors: Copics in cashmere, sea green, sand
Embellishments: pearls, liquid pearls, stickles
Tools: border punch, scalloped punch


The Challenges:
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
C.R.A.F.T - New Year
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Creative Card Crew - anything goes
Cuttin and Stampin - anything goes with leftovers
Digi Darla - anything goes
Digi Makeover - anything goes
Robyn's Fetish - silver or gold
Party Time Tuesday - anything goes
Paper Pretties - new year
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
That Craft Place - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Friday, December 27, 2013

Warm and Fuzzy Day...

It's time for "Anything Goes" here at the Creative Fingers Challenge.
Our fabulous sponsor is Lacy Sunshine and I love her little image
that I used for my card this time. Perfect for the winter months.

The Creative Details
Image: Lacy Sunshine
Colors: copics in blush, sugared almond, tender pink, walnut, powder blue
Embellishments: ribbon, buttons, diamond stickles, gem
Tools: Spellbinders die cut

The Challenges
Bunny Zoes - wings
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
Crafty Bloggers Network - girly
Creative Card Crew - anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - anything goes
Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes
My Heart Pieces - digi
The Pink Elephant - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Christmas Angel

Its almost Christmas Day here at the Creative Fingers Challenge.
We thought it might be nice to have each member of the team 
select one of our sponsors and creative a Christmas card just for them.
The sponsor I created a card for is "Polka Doodles".
Of course it had to be angel - I love angels!!
The Creative Details
Image: Polka Doodles
Colors: copics in sugared almond, tender pink, sepia, cashmere, cool shadow
Embellishments: gems, diamonds stickles, shaved ice

The Challenges:
As You Like it - fav Christmas stamp
Aud sentiment - Christmas
Bunny Zoe's-  wings
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards - happy holidays
Crafty Bloggers Network - girly
Crafty Hazelnut  - Christmas
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
Crafts 4 Eternity - anything goes
Creative Card Crew - anything goes
Cupcake Inspiration - photo
Feeling Crafty - Christmas
Glitter and Sparkle - non traditional Xmas colors
Hobby Cutz - Christmas
Inky Impressions - Christmas
Left of Center - Christmas
Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes
MilkCoffee - Christmas
My Heart Pieces - digi
QKR - happy holidays
Paper Shelter - anything goes
Parade Your Crafts - Christmas/winter
Pumpkin Spice - anything holiday
Sentimental Sundays - Christmas
Simon Says - bling
Stampin with the Dragon - last minute Christmas
Squirrel and the Fox - Christmas
Whoopsi Daisy - anything Christmas
Word Play - fairy or angel
4 Krafty Chicks - distress
613 Avenue  Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Friday, December 20, 2013

We Click

our challenge is "anything goes" or you can try our 
twist this week which is "friendship"
Our fabulous sponsor this week is the Stamping Chef -
 they have the most fun images!!
The Creative Details:
Colors: Copics in crimson, tender pink, leaf green, willow
Embellishments: pearls, gems, flowers
Techniques: paper piecing

The Challenges:
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Bearly Mine - anything goes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Crafter's Cafe - make it sparkle
Creative Inspiration Paint - anything goes
Cutie Pie Challenge - for a special friend
Everybody Art - no Christmas
Hiding in My Craftroom - scraps
LEJ Designs - anything goes
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - dies or punches
Love to Create - anything goes
Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes
Penny's paper crafty - fav technique - paper piecing
One Stitch at a Time - anything goes
Simon Says - bling
Stamping for the Weekend - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - positive or scripture

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Monday, December 16, 2013

Holiday Treat Bags

We are getting ready for the holidays here at Squigglelfy.
Our challenge this week is to show us "Red"
For my project I made a holiday treat bag with this adorable Rudolph postage image.
They are very easy to made and even more fun to receive.
The Creative Details:
Colors: Copic in strong red, willow, sepia, mustard, cashmere
Embellishments: clothes pin, felt snowflake, stickles (candy cane red and rock candy), gems
Tool: border punch


The Challenges
Animal Friends - anything goes with an animal
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Brown Sugar - Christmas
Catch the Bug - fav. Christmas song  (Rudolph)
Craftin Desert Divas - Christmas
Crafts 4 Eternity - Christmas Chaos
Creative Corner - color it
Crafty Boots - Christmas
Crafty Catz - anything goes
Creative Belli - candy
Delightful Challenge - red and green
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - anything goes
Digi Darla - felt
Fairy Tale - box or wrapping
Fairies Challenge - Christmas
Glitter n Sparkle - green and red
Kaboodle Doodles - Christmas colors
Eureka Stamps - Christmas
Happy Camper - Christmas
Loves Rubber Stamps - Christmas
Parade Your Crafts - Christmas
Papertake Weekly - Christmas Creature
Sassy Studios - Christmas
Scrappers Delight - Christmas
Speedy Fox and Friends - three different holiday papers
Sweet Stampin - Christmas
Totally Gorjuss - Christmas
Songbird - Christmas
4 Krafty Girls - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Wags n Whiskers - Christmas

Stay Warm Harted
Elizabeth

Friday, December 13, 2013

Snowy Village..

This week at the Creative Fingers Challenge
its Anything Goes (our optional twist is use your old stash)
Our fabulous sponsor this week is: Delicious Doodles

The Creative Details:
Image: Delicious Doodles (a robin's Christmas)
Colors: Copics in mallow, duck blue, robins egg, toner grey, willow
Embellishments: snowflake, gems, pearls,snow texture,
fairy dust, ribbon. star dust stickles
Tool: border punch

The Challenges
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes - fav.colors
All that Stickles - winter holiday
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
CMC -  Holiday themed
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - Christmas
Creative Corner - color it
Created with Love - anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut - Christmas for someone special
Creative Moments - anything goes/winter
Craft Your Passion - let it snow
Di's Digis - nontraditional Christmas colors
Digi Makeover - sparkle
Diva's by design - anything goes
Incy Wincy - let it snow
Jo's Scrap Shack - winter
Lexi's Creations - snow
Kaboodle Doodles - nontraditional Christmas colors
Loves Rubber Stamps - Christmas
Milk Coffee - nontraditional colors/Christmas
Moving Along with the Times - winter wonderland
Oldie But a Goodie - winter (lace is old item)
Parade Your Crafts - Christmas
Pattie's Creations - snowy scene
Pink Gem - anything goes
QKR Stampede - fav. embellie (sparkly gems)
Sisterhood of Crafters - sparkle
Songbird - Christmas
Stamp and Create - Christmas
Sweet Stampin Christmas - snow
That Craft Place - Christmas
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
The Corrosive Challenge - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - Christmas
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Monday, December 9, 2013

Snow Time Ornament

Snow has finally come to my neck of the woods so it was time
to make a snowman ornament to herald its arrival.
This adorable ornament image is from 
and comes in a set with some really fabulous images!
See the set below - it has snow globes too!
The Creative Details
Embellishments: satin ribbon, pearls, stickles, fairy dust glitter, snowflake
Tools: die cut


The Challenges Entered:
As You Like It - fav digi (love the little scene in the ornament)
Crafty calendar - cold and frosty
Crafty Hazelnut  - for someone special
Crafty Hands - Christmas or winter
Crafts and Me - anything goes
Gem of a Challenge - anything goes
Heck of a Challenge - colorful Christmas
Hiding in My Craftroom - holiday colors
Just B Creative - anything goes
Left of Center - winter or holidays
Send a Smile 4 Kids - winter fun
Shelly's Images - welcome winter

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth



Sunday, December 8, 2013

Owl Be Home for Christmas

I adore this stately winter owl from Squigglelfy - he is all wrapped to stay warm.
The sentiment also comes with the image - super cute!
Check it out at the Squigglelfy store.



The Creative Details:
Image: Winter Owl by Fawn Palmer at Squigglelfy
Colors: copics in garnet, grey, cool shadow, sepia
Embellishments: pearls, snowflakes, diamond stickles
Tools: Die cut


The Challenges:
All that Stickles - holiday
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
C.R.A.F.T. - Christmas
CMC - holiday themed
Crafty Hands - winter
Digi Haven - Christmas
Glitter n'Sparkle - show us some blue
Delicious doodles - Christmas
Hanna and Friends - Christmas
Here Come the Boys - anything for the boys
Left of Center - winter or holiday
Milk Coffee - nontraditional Christmas colors
Oozak - anything goes/clebrate
Paper Crafting Journey - Christmas
Mema's - winter or Christmas
Pink Gem - anything goes
Shelly's Images - welcome winter
Stampin for the Weekend - use some red
Sisteract - anything
That Craft Place - Christmas
The Corrosive Challenge - anything goes
The Squirrel and the Fox - summer or winter
Wags n Whiskers -things with wings
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Friday, December 6, 2013

Merry Ornament

Once again at the Creative Fingers Challenge its
Anything Goes or optional twist (easel card)
Beccy's Place is our fabulous sponsor this week!!
The Creative Details:
Image: Beccy's Place
Colors: copics in cool shadow, tender pink, leaf green
Embellishments: snowflakes, gems, swirls, stickles, rick rack
Tools: border punch

The Challenges:
A Creative Romance - sparkle
C is for Challenge - ornaments
Cards Galore - Christmas
C.R.A.F.T.- Christmas
Creative Craft Challenge - non traditional Xmas colors
Created With Love - Christmas
Delightful Challenge - your a gem
Divas by Design - festive
Emerald Faeries - Christmas card
Heck of a Challenge - colorful Christmas
Just for Fun - Christmas
LadyBug - Christmas
Lexi's Creations - Christmas
Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes
Paper Crafting Journey - Christmas
Paper Pretties - looking like Christmas
Milk Coffee - nontraditional Christmas colors
My Craft Spot - sparkle and shine
My Heart Pieces - sparkle
Mema's - winter or Christmas
The Corrosive Challenge - holiday
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes
Sisteract - anything
Suzy Bees Challenge - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Santa..

I love the idea of watching Santa at work through a North Pole Window.
Looks to me like he is checking his list and getting ready for the 25th.
And, don't forget to check out Diane's Daydream Designs - she just added some
over the top adorable images for winter (I want them all please, Santa!)

The Creative Details
Image: Diane's Daydream Designs
Embellishments: stickles glitter, holly resin stickers
Tools: diecut window (Taylored Expressions)


The Challenges:
Aud Sentiments - any sentiment
Bearly Mine - Christmas Sentiment
A Little Bit Crafty - Christmas
Cards Galore - Christmas
Clear it Out - anything goes (holly is the stash)
Come and Get it - Christmas
Crafting Musketeers - layers
Digi Sketch  - sketch or Christmas
Here Come the Boys - anything for men
4 Crafty Chicks - Christmas
Jo's Scrap Shack - get in the spirit
LEJ designs - Christmas is coming
Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes
Oozak - celebrate
QKR - Christmas
Mema's - winter or Christmas
Sentimental Sunday - traditional Christmas colors
Sketchy Colors - red or green
Songbird - one or more dies
Stamp and Create - anything goes
Totally Papercrafts - ho, ho holidays
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Whoopsi Daisy - Christmas with traditional colors

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Monday, December 2, 2013

Skating by...

It is time to "sparkle" at our next challenge at Squigglefly.
Don't you love this fun little skater that is new to the store this month.
Be sure to stop by the store and check our the hundreds of
fabulous holiday and winter images.
The Creative Details:
Image: Cheryl Alger - at Squigglefly
Colors: Copics in blush, leaf, tender pink, apricot 
Embellishments: ribbon, gems, glitter,
Technique - paper piecing
Tools: border punch

The Challenges:
Artistic Inspiration - winter 
CMC Copic Challenge - anything goes
Crafter's Cafe - anything goes
Craft-Dee Bows - anything with bow
Crafting By Design - Christmas or winter
Crafty Ribbons - anything goes with ribbon
4 Crafty Girls - anything goes
Kaboodle Doodles - winter
Ladybug Crafts - Christmas/winter
LEJ Designs - button, bows or beads
One Stitch at a Time - use a digi
Oldie But a Goodie - ribbon or lace (snowflake is old itme)
One Crazy Stamper - winter /holiday
Paper Makeup - snow fun
Party Time Tuesday - anything goes
Pink Elephant - winter
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Paper Nest Dolls - bows
Sisteract - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Rudolph

Looks like this adorable rendition of Rudolph is ready for the holidays.
He is part of a very cute Christmas set of images from
The Creative Details:
Image: Diane's Daydream Designs (Santa Please set)
Embellishments: gems, ribbon, stickles
Tools: Spellbinders die cut


The Challenges:
Allsorts - Christmas song (Rudolph red nosed reindeer)
Animal Friends - anything goes with a animal
Cards Galore - Christmas
Come and Get it - Christmas
Country View Crafts - Christmas
Crafty Ribbon - anything with ribbon
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Christmas
Craft Dee Bowz - use a bow
Creative Inspiration Paint - Christmas
Die Cut Divas - holiday cards
Emerald Faeries/A & T - Christmas
Feeling Crafty - Christmas
Glitter n Sparkle - anything
Jellypark - Christmas
Just for Fun - Christmas
Ladybug Crafts - Christmas/winter
Pattie's Creations - Christmas
QKR Stampede - Christmas
Natalie and Amy - cute and cuddly Christmas
Paper Crafting Journey - bling
Ribbon Girls - Christmas
Robyn's Fetish - Christmas card
Sparkles Monthly Challenge - animals
Stemplesonne - Christmas
Suzy Bee's Challenge - anything goes
The Corrosive Challenge - holiday cards
Totally Papercrafts - Ho Ho Ho Holidays
2 Sisters - anything goes
3 Girl Jam - ribbon and Christmas
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

"P" is for Polar Bear

Time for our "monthly" December challenge here at Pile it On
While we are normally a weekly challenge --in December
 our design teams combine and we have one challenge for the month.
This time our theme is is
"P" is For....
Our very fabulous sponsor this month is Jellypark Friends.
 I used their cute polar bear image so for me, "P" is for Polar Bear

The Creative Details
Image: Jellypark Friends
Colors: Copics in toner grey, mallow, cool shadow, pine, sepia
Embellishments: glitter, shaved ice, sticker, snow texture
Tools: punch

A Gem of a Challenge - winter wonderland
Allsorts- Christmas song (White Christmas)
Animal Friends - anything goes with an animal
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
Clear it out - stash item(snowflake) 
CMC Copic Challenge - anything goes
Crafting By design - Christmas or winter
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Cutie Pie - cute scenes and background
Cute Card Thursday - anything goes
Delightful Challenges - favorites (shaved ice)
Die Cut Divas - holiday cards
4 Crafty Girls - anything goes
Hiding in My Craftroom - anything goes
Hobby Cutz - create a scene
One Crazy Stamper - winter/holiday
Scrappers Delight - make it sparkle
Sisteract - anything goes
2 Sisters - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Friday, November 29, 2013

Just a suitcase

At the Creative Fingers Challenge its Anything Goes.
The design teams this week decided we all needed to test our creativity 
and we created these fabulous suitcases.
The template and tutorial for this darling project is from our sponsor
 The Cutting Cafe


The Creative Details:
Template: The Cutting Cafe
Embellishments - metal buckles (Tim Holtz) and corners

The Challenges
All Crafts Challenge - anything but a card
A Creative Romance - vintage
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Amusing Challenge - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Creative Corner - heavy metal
Creative Moments - anything goes - vintage
Baffies Creative Shop - anything goes
Bearly Mine - anything goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
Party Time Tuesday - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
The Sisterhood of Crafters - something homemade

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Friday, November 22, 2013

Sing...

Its time for another challenge at the Creative Fingers Challenge
As always it is anything goes (with an optional twist of Christmas)
Our sponsor Imagine That has this adorable image with the cute Christmas birds.
I thinks it looks cute with the snowflake frame and the polka dots in the background.
What doesn't look cute with polka dots?
The Creative Details:
Image: Imagine That
Colors: Copics in napoli yellow, new leaf, lime, lipstick red, robin's egg
Embellishments: felt Santa hat, metal brads, gems. stickles, gems, sticker

The Challenges:
As You Like it - spots or stripes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Crafty Creations - Thanksgiving or American Christmas
Clear it Out - use a snowflake
Creatalicious - Christmas
Created With Love - anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks - anything goes
4 Crafty Girls - anything goes
Digitally Sweet - anything goes
Going Grey With Scrap Creations - make it sparkle
Oozak - holidays
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Moving Along With the Times - music inspired
My Heart Pieces - red, green and any other colors
Robyn's Fetish - use metal
Send a Smile 4 Kids - anything goes for kids
Sister Act - anything goes
Stampin for the Weekend - feeling festive
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - snowbirds
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Monday, November 18, 2013

Define Good...

Time for another Squigglefly Challenge:
This time we want you to use ribbon or lace. 
And. don't forget there are hundreds of adorable and fabulous
holiday images in the Squigglefly Store. 
The Creative Details
Images: Cheryl Alger at Squigglelfy
Sentiments: Squigglefly
Colors: copics in pinkish vanilla, crimson, cool shadow
Embellishments: gems, holly stickers, ribbon, snow texture, glitter
Tools: border punch, scalloped punch

The Challenges:
Bastel-traum - Christmas
Crafty Bloggers Network - Christmas
Created With Love - anything goes
Catch the Bug -Tic/tac/toe (middle across)
Craft-Dee Bowz - add a bow
Crafty Creations - dies or punches
Crafts 4 Eternity - tic, tac, toe -(top across)
Crafting By Designs - anything goes/Christmas
Craftitude - anything goes
Crafter's Cafe - embellishments
Christmas Stampin  All Year Long - stripes
Creative Inspiration Paint - anything goes
Designed to Color - Christmas/winter
Digitally Sweet - ribbon or lace
Graph'It Markers - anything goes
Happy Campers - glitter
Inky Impressions - red & green
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Oozak - holidays
Penny's Paper Crafty - add a sentiment
My Heart Pieces - red, green and any other color
Ribbon Carousel - holiday celebrations
Sassy Cheryls - favorite holiday colors
Send a Smile 4 Kids - anything goes for kids
Scrappers Delight - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Whimsy Inspiration - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Give Thanks...

It is all about "Thanks" this week at the
And our fabulous sponsor is a Day for Daisies--
They have such lovely images
The Creative Details:
Image: A Day For Daisies
Colors: Copics in orange, apricot, robin's egg, new leaf, pink vanilla
Embellishments: brad, gems, stickles, flowers
Tools: border punch

The Challenges:
Addicted to Stamps - punches and dies
All that Stickles - Thanksgiving
Artistic Inspiration - use a sentiment
Brown Sugar - Thanksgiving
Crafting Desert divas - Thanksgiving
Creative Craft Challenge - image, 2 papers, 3 flowers
Get Inky - thanks and Thanksgiving
Glitter n Sparkle - autumn colors
Happy Campers - use glitter
Just Inspirational - autumn colors
Lady Bug Crafts - autumn colors
Mema's Crafts - anything goes (optional twist thanks)
My Sheri Crafts - Fall/Thanksgiving
Paper Pretties - give thanks
Parade Your Crafts - grateful
Paper Playtime - sparkle
Penny's Paper Crafty - add a sentiment
Pink Elephant - inspiration photo
Scrap Creations - give thanks
Simon Says Stamp - Thanksgiving
Scribble and Scrap - anything goes
The Paper Nest Dolls - Thanksgiving
Tuesday Throwdown - gratitude
There She Goes - Thanksgiving
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Whimsy Inspiration - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving Gathering

Gathering together family and friends
for a special meal (yes, usually a turkey)
makes for a wonderful and memorable occasion. 
I love this yummy looking turkey from Diane's Daydream Designs

The Creative Details:
Image: Diane's Daydream Designs
Sentiment: Diane's Daydream Designs
Embellishments: flower - leaves
Tool: die cut (Marianne)



The Challenges:
Brown Sugar - Thanksgiving
Card Makin Mamas - thankful
Crafty Creations - dies or punches
Craftitude - anything goes
Delightful Challenge - give thanks
Hiding in My Craftroom - die cuts
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
My Sheri Crafts - fall/Thanksgiving
Oozak - holidays
Paper Pretties - give thanks
Pattie's Creations - giving thanks
Pumpkin Spice - food
Red Carpet Studio - Thanksgiving
Shelly's Images  - give thanks
Simon Says Stamp - Thanksgiving
Sister Act - anything goes
Totally Gorjuss - 3 patterned papers
Whimsy Inspiration - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - positive message

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Friday, November 15, 2013

Elf Joy...

Time for a fun challenge at Creative Fingers:
it's "Anything Goes" (or optional paper piecing)
Our sponsor, Birdie Brown, has the most adorable
images including this sweet elf.
The Creative Details:
Image: Birdie Brown
Colors: Copics in robin's egg. leaf green, flesh
Embellishments: gems, ribbon, stickles, joy sticker
Tools: decorative scissors

The Challenges:
Artistic Inspiration - use a sentiment
Anonymous Stamps - anything goes
2 Sisters - Christmas sparkle
A Little Bit Crafty - sparkle and shine
Crafting By Design - anything goes/Christmas
Crafts 4 Eternity - tic/tac/toe
Crafters Cafe - embellishments
Digitally Sweet - ribbon or lace
Just for Fun - fav colors (pink)
Hanna and Friends -glitter
Happy Campers - glitter it
LEJ Designs - seasons greetings
Paper Playtime - sparkle
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Wags n Whiskers - cards for kids

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Monday, November 11, 2013

A Candy Cane Christmas...

I love this candy cane adorned with the pretty poinsettia.
Of course, this beautiful image is from Diane's Daydream Designs.
The image is part a set of really fabulous holiday images -- check it out at the store as
well as the other fabulous holiday (Thanksgiving and Christmas) images.
I love candy canes and always have a basket full of them at the holidays!

The Creative Details:
Colors: Copics in dog rose flower, willow, grass green
Embellishments: gems, pearls, glitter, frills bead, ribbon
Tool: embossing pad
The Challenges:
2 Sisters - Christmas sparkles
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Artistic Inspiration - use a sentiment
 Brown Sugar - anything goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
C.R.A.F.T - Christmas
Crazy 4 Challenges - frame it
Crafty Bloggers Network - Christmas
D.L.Art - anything goes
Delightful Challenge - all that glitters
Jingle Belles - holiday traditions
Gem of a Challenge -gems
Great Impressions - holiday card
Send a Smile 4 Kids - holiday
Scribble and Scrap - anything goes
Sweet Stampin - Christmas
Paper Playtime - sparkle
Totally Papercrafts - use glitter
3 Girl Jam - anything goes with ribbon

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth


Sunday, November 10, 2013

More Ham...

I laugh every time I see this silly turkey.
So cute with the sentiment -
both of these are from Doodle Pantry - check them out soon at their store.
The Creative Details:
Image: Doodle Pantry
Sentiment: Doodle Pantry
Embellishments: brad, resin stickers
Tools: Corner punch, scalloped punch

The Challenges:
Addicted to Stamps - punches and dies
An Inky Situation - turkeys
Cards Galore - animals
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
Doodle Pantry - anything 
Jo's Scrap Shack - things with wings
Glitter n' Sparkle - autumn colors
Ladybug Crafts - fall colors
My Sheri Crafts - fall/Thanksgiving
Robyns Fetish - rust, blue, cream
Scribble and Scrap - anything goes
Stamping for the Weekend - fall colors
Sister Act - anything goes
The Squirrel and the Fox - animal antics
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth


Friday, November 8, 2013

Fall girl...

Time for another challenge at the Creative Fingers Challenge
We are always "anything goes" and our optional twist is "distressing"
I love my image this week - its from Rick St. Dennis - our sponsor
Be sure to check out his extraordinary images!
The Creative Details:
Image: Rick St. Dennis
Copics: crimson, powder blue, smoky blue, apricot, leaf green, sand
Inks: Marvy Matchables
Embellishments: resin apple, unraveled fabric, twine, basket sticker

The Challenges:
Crafty Boots - autumn
Aud Sentiments - feminine
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Bearly Mine - anything goes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Crafting for All Seasons - fall colors
Crafty Creations - autumn colors
Catch the Bug - anything goes
Craftitude - twine
Digi Haven - fall
Everybody Art - Autumn
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - square/fibers
Hiding in My Craftroom - fall colors
Incy Wincy - ribbon, twine or fibers
Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes
Paper Pretties - falling for you
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - layers
QKR - anything goes/harvest
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Victorine - Fall or Thanksgiving
Whimsy Inspiration - anything goes
Wag n Whiskers - fall colors

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Pilgrim Thanks

I love these pilgrims from
 Diane's Daydream Designs
as they give thanks and prayers for all their special blessings.
The Creative Details:
Image: Daydream Designs  (Blessings of the Harvest set)
Sentiment: Daydream Designs
Embellishments: metal corners, gems, ribbon
 Tools: embossing pad


The Challenges
By Lori Designs - ribbon and bow
Card Makin Mama's - thankful
Cuttin and Stampin - giving thanks
Crafting By designs - anything goes
Crafting for All Seasons - autumn colors
Crafty Creations - autumn colors
Divas by Design - use a digi
2 Creative Chicks - Thanksgiving
Great Impressions - holiday card
House of Gilli - give thanks
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
Party Time Tuesday - Thanksgiving
Penny's Paper Crafty - layers
Robyn's Fetish - Thanksgiving
Ribbon Carousel - holidays
Sentimental Sundays - falling into Autumn
Scrap Creations - give thanks
Victorine - Thanksgiving
Whimsy Inspiration - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - positive messages

Stay Warm Harted, 
Elizabeth

Monday, November 4, 2013

Joy...

Time for a new challenge at the Squigglefly.
This time we want to see "Square" cards.
I am using a new holiday image from the Squigglefly Store 
and there are so many new ones to choose from - check
the store out soon! Its fun to just wander around and see all the great images!
The Creative Details
Image: Judith Hart at Squigglefly Stamps
Colors: copics in gold and crimson
Embellishments: Stickles, pearls, ribbon, flower
Tools: embossing

The Challenges:
Allsorts - Christmas
4 Crafty Girls - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Catch the Bug - anything goes
Crafty Calendar - Christmas
Crafty Bloggers Network - Christmas
Craft-Dee Bow - add a bow
Crafty Ribbon - anything goes with ribbon
Created With Love - Christmas red and green
Gem of a Challenge - Christmas
Incy Wincy - ribbon, twine or fibers
Inky Impressions - traditional Christmas
Paper Makeup Stamps - lots of layers
My Heart Pieces - Christmas
Through the Craftoom Door - anything goes
Simon says Stamp - anything goes
Wordplay - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Sunday, November 3, 2013

The Fox Family...

Our fun theme this week at the Pile it On Challenge
is all about "Cute Animals"
Love these darling foxes from our sponsor this week
The Creative Details:
Image: Oak Pond Creations
Colors: Copics in sand, cashmere,sepia, pink vanilla
Embellishments: ribbon, gems, wood foxes (Freckled Fawn),  liquid pearls
Tools: scalloped punch

The Challenges:
Cards Galore - animals
Catch the Bug - anything goes
Crafty Hands - anything goes
Created With Love - anything goes
C.R.A.F.T. - for the boys
LEJ Designs - anything goes
4 Crafty Girls - anything goes
Paper Nest Dolls - anything goes
Sister Act - anything goes
The Squirrel and the Fox - animal antics 
The Male Room - nature

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

Friday, November 1, 2013

Smile...

This week at the Creative Fingers Challenge it is time for
"anything goes" or our optional twist of goth/emo.
Dilly Beans is our fabulous sponsor
The Creative Details:
Image: Dilly Beans
Flower: Fred She Said
Colors: copics in mustard, cashmere, sepia, lilac, crimson
Embellishments: gems, handmade flower, creative inspiration paint
Tools: border punch

The Challenges
Artistic Inspiration - fall colors
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
Creative Inspiration Paint - anything goes
Craftin Desert Divas - anything goes
Crafting for all Seasons - fall colors
Crafty Boots - autumn colors
Created with Love - anything goes
Divas By Design - use some orange
Bearly Mine - orange, purple, black
4 Crafty Girls - anything goes
Glitter n Sparkle - add some black
LEJ Designs - anything goes
Paper Crafting Journey - anything goes
Party Time Tuesday - anything goes
Parade Your Crafts - Halloween or autumn
Penny's Paper Crafty - black or bling
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
That Craft Place - photo inspiration
Tammy's Scrapin Corner - anything goes
The Perfect Sentiment - fall or Halloween

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth