Sunday, October 15, 2017

Itsy Spider...

Welcome to the Pile it On challenge.
Our bonus challenge for this month is
"Spiders/Cobwebs."
Once again I am using a super cute image
from our sponsor: Sasayaki Glitter Stamps


Creative Details
Image: Sasayaki Glitter Stamps
Copics: warm grey, blush, honey, apricot, leaf
Embellishments: gems, ribbon, spider stickers
Tools: die cut, punch

Challenges
A Gem of a challenge - spots, stripes or Halloween
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
Alphabet challenge - pumpkins
Aud Sentiments - die cut and sentiment
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Craftaholics R Us - cute
Crafting From the heart - anything goes
Crafty Calendar - Halloween
Crafty Sentiments - Halloween or fall
Cute Card Thursday - circles
DL Art October - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Glitter n Sparkle - anything goes
Jo's Craft Shack - anything goes
Just Keep Creating - anything goes
Mod Squad - fall fest
OLLCB - die cuts
PDE - Halloween
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Sparkles Forum - Autumn Colors
The Crazy Challenge - Halloween

Stay Warm Harted

Witch's Spell...

It's time for a new challenge at the 
This challenge is sponsored by the fabulous


Creative Details
Image: Lacy Sunshine
Copics: slate, cool grey, orange
Embellishments: gems, spider web, text paper, glitter

Challenges
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafting With an Attitude - anything goes
Crafting with Friends - anything goes
Crafty Calendar - Halloween
Crafty Catz - anything goes with ribbon
Digi choosday - anything goes
DL Art Thursday - fall colors
Jo's Craft Shack - anything goes
Hiding in My Craftroom - super scraps
Love to Craft - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
The Fairy and the Unicorn - witch
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, October 6, 2017

Night Owl...

The theme this month is --
"Shades of Autumn."
For my card this month, I selected
"Tree Owl Moon Silhouette" from Pattie's store and I
 love how the inks I applied highlighted the image.


Creative Details
Colors: Distress Oxide Inks
Embellishments: gems, pumpkin brads, bat stickers

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
An Inky Mess - anything goes
Classic Design Team - anything for DT
Country View Challenges - mixed media
Crafty Gals Corner - add a bat
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Day Dreamer - anything goes
Delicious Doodles - Halloween
Double D - fright night
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL Art October Linky - anything goes
DL Art Thankful Thursday - Halloween
Fabrika Fantasy - Halloween
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Jo's Craft Shack- anything goes
Just Keep Creating - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Love to Scrap - frightfully fun
Make My Monday - animal antics
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Simon says Monday - walk on the dark side
Sunny Day Crafting - night owl
The Crafty Addicts - fall colors
Through The Craftroom door - anything goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - animal
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Spooktacular Day...

We are always "anything goes."
For this challenge we are sponsored by the very popular


The Creative Details
Image: Bugaboo Stamps
Copics: slate, warm grey, marigold, leaf
Inks: Ranger Distress Oxides
Embellishments: washi tape, spider stickers, glitter; liquid pearls
Tools: die cut (Spellbinders)

Challenges
Always Fun - dies or punches
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Craftaholics R Us - Halloween
Crafty Gals Corner - add bat
Cute Card Thursday - anything goes
Double D - Fright night
DL Art - Thankful Thursday - Halloween
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - dark or scary
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Love to Scrap - frightfully fun
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Stinkin Inkers - monster bash
The Sisterhood of Crafters - use dies
Through The Craftroom Door - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Happy Day Dragon...

Welcome to the Pile it On challenge
Our theme is "Fantasy"
Our fabulous sponsor this time is
Sasayaki Glitter Stamps (don't you love this cute dragon?)


 Creative Details
Image: Sasayaki Glitter Stamps
Copics: pale moss, light prawn, grey
Inks: Distress Oxide Inks
Embellishments: ribbon, enamel dots, prills
Tools: scallop punch

Challenges
Classic Design Team - anything for DT
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore -anything goes
Crafty Girls Creations - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Pinspirational - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
Inspiration destination - anything goes
Just Keep Creating - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Simon says Stamp - anything goes
The Crafter's Cafe - dies or punches
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Pumpkin Garden....

Hi and welcome to the Dragonfly Dreams Challenge.
This month our fabulous sponsor is
A Day For Daisies!
I love their fun and whimsical images.


Creative Details
Image: A Day For Daisies (Playing in Pumpkin Patch)
Copics: orange, apricot, honey, marigold, salad
Embellishments: lace, ribbon, pumpkins, prills, glitter, flower
Tools: leaf punch

Challenges
Addicted to Stamps - lace and ribbon
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Craftaholics - anything goes
Craft-Dee BowZ - handmade bow
Crafty Girl Creations - anything goes
Day Dreamer - anything goes
Dragonfly Journeys - pumpkin spice
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
PDE - fall colors
Send A Smile 4 Kids - fall colors
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Sweet Stampin - autumn colors
The Ribbon Girls - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted

A Happy Fall...

Welcome to the Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.
We are month-long challenge and all about
using your patterned papers.


 Creative Details
Image: Hannah Lynn (Crafts and Me)
Copics: napoli yellow, apricot, sand, sepia, leaf, blush
Embellishment: prills, enamel dots, flowers, ribbon
Tools: punch

Challenges
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - use a two-word sentiment
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Classic Design team - anything for DT
Craftaholics - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
Craft for the Craic - autumn colors
Craft-Dee BowZ - anything with handmade bow
Creative Ladybirds - anything goes
Day Dreamer - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Mod Squad - fall colors
Paper Shelter - colors of fall
PDE - fall colors
Pinspirational - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Stamping Sensations - autumn
Sweet Stampin - autumn colors
The House That Stamps Built - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

In a Jam...

Welcome to the Crafty Creations Challenge
always "anything goes"
This time we are sponsored by


The Creative Details
Image: Cute as a Button
Copics: powder blue, leaf, raspberry
Embellishments: gems, flowers, glitter tape, washi
Tools: punch


The Challenges
Always Fun - anything goes
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Come and Get It - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafting With friends - anything goes
Craftaholics - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Inspiration destination - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Daisy Chain - in the pink
Let's Craft and Create - child's play
PIP - anything goes
Simon says Stamp - anything goes
The House That Stamps Built - anything goes
Through The Craftroom door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - more than one fold
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, September 22, 2017

Autumn Days...

We are always "anything goes."
For this challenge we are sponsored by;
Lemon Shortbread!


Creative Details
Image: Lemon Shortbread - Autumn is Here
Copics: currant, apricot, leaf, olive
Inks: Distress Oxide Inks
Embellishments: die cut corners, gems, ribbon

Challenges
A Gem of a Challenge - fun outside
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Crafty Awesomeness - anything goes
Craft Rocket - anything with "F" (fall)
Crafty Calendar - kids or babies
Crafting With An Attitude - anything goes
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Creative ladybirds - anything goes
Di's digis - Autumn
DL Art Sept. Linky - anything goes
Let's Craft and Create - child's play
Scrap and Craft - Autumn Days

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Basket of Thanks...

Welcome to the Pile it On Challenge.
Our bonus challenge for this month is to 
use no patterned papers.
Our sponsor is Ike's Art and I love this image they
have in their store.


Creative Details
Image: Ike's
Copics: sand, sepia, begonia, cerise, leaf
Embellishments: ribbon, liquid pearls, gems
Tools: Spellbinder's die cut

Challenges
Angie's Digital Stamps - anything goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - handmade bow
Craft Rocket - anything with "F" (flowers)
DL Art Sept. Linky - anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
The Ribbon Girls - anything goes plus ribbon

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, September 15, 2017

Flower Thanks

Welcome to a new challenge at the
For this challenge our optional theme is leaves.
Plus, we have a fabulous sponsor: Wild Orchid Crafts.
Be sure to check out the gorgeous flowers at their store.


Creative Details
Image: 49 Market
Inks: Ranger Alcohol Inks
Copics: pale moss, napoli, crimson, lipstick orange
Embellishment: liquid pearls, glitter, brads, gold
embossing powder

Challenges
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Craft Rocket - Something with "F" (flowers)
Crafting with an Attitude - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
CCC Digi - 3 of a kind
DL Art September Linky - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Glitter n' Sparkle - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Making Memories Crafting - color board
Mod Squad - heat embossing
Love to Craft - anything goes
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes
Use Your Stuff - fall
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, September 8, 2017

One More Chapter...

We are always "anything goes."
This time we are sponsored by Oddball Art
and I love this image from their store.
Perfect for the start of a new school year.


Creative Details
Image: Oddball Art (Bookworm Bonnie)
Sentiment: Pink Fresh
Copics: cerise, blush, buttercup, bisque, sand
Embellishments: flowers, gems, ribbon
Tools - Spellbinder die cuts

Challenges
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - anything goes with sentiment
Aurora Wings - anything goes
Crafty Awesomeness - anything goes
Crafting By Designs - anything goes
Crafty Calendar - kids or babies
Crafty Girls Creations - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Creative ladybirds - anything goes
Creates and Makes - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL Art September Linky - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Just Keep On Creating - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Make My Monday - something for a child
Oddball Stamps - life in technicolor
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
The Ribbon Girl - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - punches or dies
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Bouquet of Thanks...

This month our challenge is 
"patterned paper."
Our fabulous sponsor for this month is Wild Orchids.
Be sure to check out their fabulous flowers!!


Creative Details
Image: Power Poppies Stamps
Copics: apricot, orange, buttercup, current, leaf
Inks: Distress Oxide Inks
Embellishments: ribbon, button, flower, gold gems, glitter

Challenges
Card Mania - shabby chic or rustic
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Classic Design Team Open - for a DT
Crafty Girls Creations - anything goes
Creative Ladybirds - anything goes
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - anything goes
DL Art September Linky - anything goes
DL Art Thankful Thursday - thank you
Eclectic Ellapu - floral and fauna
Really Reasonable Ribbon - ribbon
Rubbernecker - monochromatic
Simon Says - anything goes
Scrap and Craft - Autumn colors
Simply Create Too - ribbon and buttons
Wonderful Wednesday - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes/distress

Stay Warm Harted,

Peacock Feathers...

Welcome to the Pile it On Challenge.
Our monthly challenge is "feathers or scales."
I selected this gorgeous peacock to use for my card
and it is from our sponsor this month: Ike's Art.

I always have loved the feathers that are on peacocks
and their glorious colors - always my favorite!

Creative Details
Image: Ike's Art
Colors: Spectrum Noir Sparkle Markers
Embellishments: pearls
Tools: Spellbinders die cut

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
As You Like it - feathers or fur
Day Dreamer - anything goes
Catch the Bug - anything goes
Crafting By Designs - anything goes
Crafting with friends - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Crafty Awesomeness - anything goes
Crafty Animals - anything goes animals
Creates and Makes - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Just Keep On Creating - anything goes
Little C's Aloha Friday - digital image
Love to Craft - anything goes
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything with a critter

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, September 1, 2017

So Very Happy...

Welcome to the Craftyhazelnut's
This challenge is all about using your patterned
papers on your project!


Creative Details
Image: Stamping Bella
Copics: napoli yellow, hollyhock, sepia, blush
Embellishments: ribbon, glitter, gems, stickers

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Classic Design Team Open - for a DT
Come and Get It - 2 or more embellishments
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - so cute
Day Dreamer - anything goes
Deep Ocean - fave color combinations
Glitter n' Sparkle - anything goes
In the Pink - anything goes pink
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Mod Squad - for a friend
Not Just Cards - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Sisterhood of Crafters - anything goes
Through the Craftroom door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Bulldogs Back to School...

This month the theme is Back to School.
I have always loved this image from Pattie's shop
and decided to have some fun with it this month. 
So, I designed this easel card with the pup on his way
to school (dog obedience school!!)


Creative Details
Copics: baby blue, crimson, grey, sand, sepia
Embellishments: ribbon, gems
Tools: border punch
Technique: easel card

Challenges
Always Fun - back to school
Cupcake Inspirations - back to school
Craftaholics R Us - school
Crafting with friends - anything goes
Crafty Animals - anything goes animals
Glitter n' sparkle - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Love to Scrap - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Simon Says Monday - school
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - critter
4 Crafty Chicks - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

A Teacher...

Welcome to another challenge at the
Crafty Creations Challenge.
Love the image I have this time from
our sponsor - perfect for the beginning of school.
Our fabulous sponsor this time is


 Creative Details
Copics: crimson, baby blue, putty, leaf
Embellishments: ribbon, brads
Tools: Die cut (Sizzix)

Challenges
Always Fun - back to school
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Come and Get it - 2 or more embellishments
Craftaholics R Us - school
Crafting By Designs - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Cupcake Inspiration - back to school
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Jo's Craft Shack - anything goes
Paper Shelter - back to school
Simon Says Monday - school
Scrappy Land- use die brand they sell
Sisterhood of Crafters - anything goes
Through The Craftroom Door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Shades of orange...

I always enjoy making floral cards.
They can always be adapted to almost any occasion.
For this card I used orange ink in stamping the image and
also in making my own background paper at the bottom.


Creative Details
Image: Rubbernecker Stamps
Inks: Marvy Matchable and Distress Oxides
Embellishments: ribbon, gems

Challenges
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Crafter's Cafe - black, white and one other color
Creative Moments - anything goes
Di's Digis - flowers
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL ART August Linky - anything goes
House That Stamps Built - anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
OLLCB - Flowers
Petal Lu - orange flowers
RRR - anything goes with ribbon
The Artistic Stampers -anything goes with stamping
The Crazy Challenge - inking is fun
The Paper Shelter - pearls, gems or enamel dots
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Wonderful Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Purrrfect Waves...

Welcome to the Pile it On challenge
Our challenge is recycle and/or for a child.
I am using this fun summer image from our sponsor
Melonheadz!


Creative Details
Image: Melonheadz (surfing cats)
Embellishments: fish stickers, gems, glitter, enamel dots
Inks: Distress Oxide

Challenges
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - creature
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Cardz 4 Galz - cats or kittens
Crafty Animals - anything with animal
Cute Card Thursday - fun in the sun
DL Art August - anything goes
Glitter n' Sparkle - summer holidays
Kitty Bee - anything goes/summer
Love to Scrap - for a child
Simon says - use a sentiment
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Tickled Pink...

I love flamingos.
I always think they are fun and remind
me of long summer days.


Creative Details
Image: Darcie Heater Rubber Stamps
Copics: tender pink, slate
Inks: Distress Oxides
Embellishments: sequins, ribbon, gems, tin pins

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
Crafty Animals - must have animals
Crafty Friends - anything goes
Crafting With friends - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
Fashionable Stamping - use inks
In the Pink - anything goes pink
Moving Along With the Times - "B"
Not Just Cards - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Simon Says - sentiment
The Artistic Stampers - anything goes stamped
The Daisy Chain - anything goes
Through The Craftroom Door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks - sequins
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Wonderful Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Under the Sea...

Welcome to the Creatalicious Challenge.
Our challenge theme is glitter or bling.
Our sponsor is Cute as a Button with darling images!


Creative Details
Image: Cute as a  Button
Copics: cool shadow, pale cobalt green, sand, sepia
Inks: Ranger Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper
Embellishments: gems, glitter, ribbon, stickers, Nuvo drops

Challenges
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafting By Design - anything goes
Crafting with an Attitude - anything goes
Crafting From the heart - anything goes
Createful Hearts - anything goes
Crafty Friends - anything goes
Country View - blues and greens
Crafts Galore encore - anything goes
Daisy Chain - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Ike's World - anything goes/abyss
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Scrappers Delights - anything goes
Stamping Sensations - anything goes
The Fairy and the Unicorn - anything goes/sea
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes



Stay Warm Harted,

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Sip by Sip...

Some times you find a stamp that is just 
too cute and you have to buy. 
This stamp fits in that category and made
for a fun card as I also experimented 
with the new Distress Oxide Inks.


Creative Details
Image: Stamping Bella
Copics, tender pink, cerise, lilac, grey, leaf
Inks: Distress Oxide Inks
Embellishments: gems, glitter, ribbon

Challenges
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - creature
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Craft-dee Bowz - handmade bow
Craft Rocket - animals
Crafty Animals - animals
Crafty Sentiments - pearls or bling
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - anything goes
House of Cards - floral
Little Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Making Memories - anything goes/for the ladies
One Crazy Stamper - favorite things
Paper Craft Happy - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon - use ribbon
Simply Create Too - flowers
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,