Sunday, December 3, 2017

Penguin Holidays...

Welcome to the Pile it On Challenge!
Our challenge this time is non-traditional
Christmas colors. I always find this a super fun theme.
Our fabulous sponsor for the month is Crafty Sentiments!


The Creative Details
Copics: slate, tender pink, apricot
Inks: Distress Oxide Inks
Embellishments: ribbon, glossy accents, sequins, glitter

The Challenges
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - critters
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - Christmas with a sentiment
Classic Design Team - anything goes
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Crafting By Design - December  anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafty Animals - animals
Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
Crafty Girls Creations - anything goes
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas - anything Christmas
Craft-Dee Bowz - handmade bow
Creative Ladybirds - anything goes
Christmas Cards All Year Round - anything Christmas
Cute Card Thursday - things with wings
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Fairy Tale - Christmas animals
Glitter n Sparkle - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Love to Scrap - winter
Moving Along With the Times - anything goes
Pause, Dream, Enjoy - winter weather
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Send a Smile 4 Kids - winter fun
Simply papercraft - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Star In My Pocket - sparkle
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes/christmas or winter

Stay Warm Harted,

Merry Christmas Boy and Dog...

This month our challenge is a "non-traditional Christmas."
I used a color combination of purple and green for my
non-traditional take on this challenge.
We are also sponsored this time by Bugaboo Stamps!


The Creative Details
Copics: clematis, sand, blush, bisque 
Embellishments: rubons, gems, glitter holly, sticker

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
Bugaboo Crafty Challenge - anything Bugaboo
Card Mania - Christmas
Catch the Bug - merry and bright
Craftaholics R Us - anything goes
Christmas Cards All Year Round - anything Christmas
Crafty Animals - animals
Crafty Calendar - Christmas
Crafty Awesomeness -colored image
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas - anything Christmas
Crafting With friends - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - Christmas
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Make My Monday - Christmas/holiday
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Sunny Day Crafting - violet
Through The Craftroom Door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, December 1, 2017

Flamingo Christmas...

Paper Challenge. This is a month-long challenge and 
all about using patterned paper in your project.


The Creative Details
Image: Sasayaki Glitter Stamps
Copics: tender pink, pure pink, slate, willow
Embellishments: ribbon, gems, loose glitter
Tools: paper rounder

The Challenges
Always Fun - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - Christmas with sentiment
CCC Digi - spots or stripes
Classic Design Team - anything goes
Come and Get It - animals
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - Christmas
Craftaholics - anything goes
Crafting By Design - December  anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
Crafty Girlz - anything goes/option Christmas
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - things with wings
Delicious Doodles - non traditional Christmas colors
Everybody Art - anything goes
In the Pink - spots or stripes
Inspiration destination - anything goes
Moving Along With the Times - Christmas animals
PIP - anything goes
Rubbernecker Stamps - Christmas and sparkle
Simon says Stamp - anything goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - critter
Through The Craftroom door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Merry and Bright Topiary...

Welcome to the Pattie's Creations Challenge.
This month's challenge is to add red glitter to
your project!
For my project today I am using a great topiary image
from Pattie's shop with lots of red glitter on the ribbon.


The Creative Details
Image: Pattie's Creations
Copics: strong red, leaf, willow
Embellishments: glitter, gems, pearls
Tools: Spellbinders die cut

The Challenges
Christmas at Sweet Stamping - Christmas
Crafty Awesomeness - colored image
Crafty Girlz - anything goes/option Christmas
Crafting From the heart - anything goes
Crimbo Crackers - anything goes Christmas
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL.Art December - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Make My Monday - Christmas/holiday
Pearly Sparkles - Merry Christmas
PIP - anything goes
Scrapy Land - use a die from Scrapy Land
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Winter Wonderland - Christmas red and green
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving Girl...

Welcome to the Crafty Creations Challenge
We are always "anything goes."
This challenge is sponsored by Cute As a Button.


The Creative Details
Image: Cute as a Button
 Copics: apricot, lt. orange, royal blue, powder, blue
Embellishments: liquid pearls, gems, metal charm
Tools: border punch


Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Always Fun - Thanksgiving
Aud Sentiments - anything goes plus sentiment
CCC Digi - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes
Crafty Calendar - fall colors
Crafty Catz - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafting With friends - anything goes
Creates and makes - anything goes
Cute as a Button - anything goes/Thanksgiving
Cupcake Inspirations - thankful
Glitter n Sparkle - Thanksgiving
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL ART Linky - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Pause Dream Enjoy - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
QKR - give thanks
Sisterhood of Crafters - give thanks
Stinkin Inkers - thankful
The Crafter's Cafe - tic tac toe (diagonal)
The House That Stamps Built - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Fall Bird...

Welcome to the Pile it On Challenge.
Our bonus challenge this month is anything with wings.
Plus, our fabulous sponsor is Pickled Potpourri.
They have an adorable set of seasonal birds and I am
using the cute fall bird today.


The Creative Details
Image: Pickled Potpourri (seasonal birds)
Copics: ivory, putty, prawn, orange
Embellishments: ribbon, glitter, enamel dots
Technique: paper piecing

The Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Gem of a Challenge -ribbon and or buttons
Aud Sentiments - anything goes plus sentiment
CCC Digi - anything goes
Crafty Catz - anything goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - bow
Creative Moments - anything goes
Creative Craft Cottage - button and or bows
Cute Card Thursday - birds/animals
Deep Ocean - things with wings
DL ART Linky - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Unicorn - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, November 17, 2017

Foxy Fall..

This time we are sponsored by the fabulous


The Creative Details
Image: Wink Wink Ink
Copics: hazelnut, bisque, walnut
Embellishments: washi tape, gems, ribbon, tag

The Challenges
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - anything goes plus sentiment
Cardz 4 Galz - thanksgiving/thanks
Come and Get It - thanks
Crafty Calendar - fall colors
Crafty Catz - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - thankful
Crafting By Designs - thankful
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - birds/animals
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Fairy tale - thanks
Hannah and friends - animals
Hiding in My Craftroom - super scraps
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
International Art and Soul - autumn
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes/put tag on it
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
QKR - give thanks
Simon says Stamp - furry friends
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - thankful
Unicorn - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Thanks for the Party...

Hi and welcome to a new challenge at the
The theme this time is "thanks."
Plus, our fabulous sponsor is The Paper Shelter.
This card is actually made with a black shadow box but it
was difficult to photograph it for that to show.


Creative Details
Copics: slate, raspberry, magenta, sand
Embellishments: glitter, sequins, flowers, pearls
Tools: leaf punch, shadow box die

Challenges
4 Crafty Chicks - thanks
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Card Mania - anything goes
Classic design Team Open - anything goes
Color Crazy - anything goes
Come and Get It - thanks
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Brrr.. Polar Bear Fun

Hi and welcome to the Dragonfly Dreams Challenge.
This month our theme is winter.
Our fabulous sponsor is Fabrika Fantasy Stamps!
Love this cute polar bear from their store


The Creative Details
Image: Fabrika Fantasy
Copics: Warm Grey, pure pink, putty
Inks: Distress Oxide Inks
Embellishments: ribbon, gems, glitter
Tools: Stencils for trees and stars

The Challenges
Card Mania - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Crafty Animals - anything goes
Crafting By Design - anything goes
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Creative Ladybirds - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - anything goes
Daisy Chain - Christmas or winter
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Country View - stencils
Fabrika Fantasy - winter
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Mix It Up - anything goes/stencils
One Crazy Stamper - winter fun
Scrappers delight - anything goes
Send a Smile 4 Kids - holidays
The Fairy and the Unicorn - winter solstice
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - use a critter

Stay Warm Harted,

Bless Your Heart...

Welcome to the Pile it On Challenge.
This challenge is all about using a
Large Sentiment.
We have a fabulous sponsor this month - Pickled Potpourri.
I am using one of their gorgeous frame images.


Creative Details
Image: Pickled Potpourri (oval frames)
Sentiment: W Plus 9
Copics: apricot, cool shadow, leaf, willow
Embellishments: Liquid pearls, felt pumpkins, sequins, prills

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Addicted to Stamps - Autumn
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Craftaholics R Us - thank you
Crafty Calendar - fall colors
Crafty Girl Creations - anything goes
Crazy 4 Challenges - layers
Creates and Makes - anything goes
Dare 2B Artzy - gratitude
DL ART Nov. Linky - anything goes
Double D - fall inspiration
Dragonfly Journeys - gratitude
Glitter n Sparkle - fall colors
Hiding in My Craftroom - fall colors
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
The Crafty Addicts - autumn colors
The House That Stamps Built - fall
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, November 3, 2017

Celebrate Life...

Welcome to the Creative Fingers challenge.
We are always "anything goes."
This time we have two sponsors - Bugaboo Stamps and
Elvenstar Art. I am using a beautiful image from Elvenstar!


 Creative Details
Image: Elvenstar Art - "Sky"
Copics: strong red, dull violet, blush, spectrum green,
dull ivory, sand
Embellishments: glitter, flowers, pearls
Tools: leaf punch

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
CCC Digi - use flowers
Card mania - anything goes
Classic Design Team Open - anything goes
Colour Crazy - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Crafty Girl Creations - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Digi Choosday - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - anything goes
Inspiration destination - anything goes
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Happy Birthday with Cat...

Welcome to the monthly challenge at
This month the challenge is all about birthday and 
I am using this cute image from Pattie's Shop called
"Allie with Cupcake"


Creative Details
Copics: strong red, putty, warm grey, leaf, powder blue
Embellishments: ribbon, powder blue, gems

Challenges
Craft Dee Bowz - anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - anything goes
Crafty Animals - anything goes
Crafting By design - anything goes
DL ART Nov Linky - anything goes
Ike's World - celebrations
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Sunny day Crafting - ribbon
The Sisterhood of Crafters - dots or spots
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - use a critter

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Autumn Pumpkins...

Its time for another challenge at the
Remember you need patterned paper for this 
month-long challenge.


Creative Details
Image: Paper Nest Dolls
Copics: apricot, orange, powder blue, sand
Inks: background Distress Oxide Inks
Embellishments: ribbon, glitter, gems, leaves
Tools: corrugated paper tool

Challenges
Addicted to Stamps - Autumn
Colour Crazy Craft - anything goes
Crafty Friends - cute
Crafting By Designs - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - Autumn colors
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Creates and Makes - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Love to Craft - anything goes
Paper Shelter - use a digi
Pinspirational - photo inspiration
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Sunny Day Crafting - ribbon
The Paper Girls Challenge - pumpkin spice
The Crafty Addicts - Autumn
The House that Stamps Built - fall
Through The Craftroom Door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
Wonderful Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Autumn Critters

Welcome to another challenge at the 
We are always "anything goes."
This challenge is sponsored by the always popular


Creative Details
Image: Bugaboo Stamps - Autumn Critters
Copics: apricot, orange, honey, sepia, sand, leaf
Embellishments: gems, flowers, ribbon, pumpkin stickers
Tools: border punch

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Brown Sugar - orange,brown, green
Come and Get It - add pumpkin
Crafty Girls Creations - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafty Friends Challenge - cute
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Di's Digis - Halloween or harvest
Digi choosday - anything goes
Hiding in my Craftroom - layers
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
Pinspirational - photo inspiration
QKR - anything goes
Simon Says - anything goes
Sparkles Forum - Autumn colors
Stamping Sensations - autumn
Sweet Stampers - Autumn or Halloween
The House That Stamps Built - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
The Crafty Addicts - fall colors
Your Scrapbook Place - anything goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - animal

Stay Warm Harted,

Friday, October 20, 2017

Cat Cupcake...

Welcome to the Creative Fingers challenge.
We are always "anything goes."
This time we are sponsored by 

Creative Details
Image:We Are Three (Cupcake Indie Kitty)
Copics: apricot, orange, putty, sand, powder blue
Embellishments: sequins. gems, liquid pearls, ribbon, glitter
Tools: scalloped punch

Challenges
A Bit More Time to Craft - anything goes
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Craft Rocket - birthday or pink
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Creative ladybirds - anything goes
Daisy Chain - birthday
Digi Choosday - anything goes
DL Art October - anything goes
Glitter n Sparkle - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
PIP - anything goes
QKR - anything goes
Show us Your Pussie Cats - anything with cat
Through The Craftroom Door - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,

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
Sasayaki Glitter - orange
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,