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April 20, 2017

Pretty as a Primrose

Welcome back to the Crafty Gals Corner.  If I am posting, that must mean we have a new challenge this week!  The challenge for you is Embellish It!  I know how most of you love your embellies, so let's see them!

This is Primrose from Polkadoodles and she is colored with Copic markers.  I cut her out using the Silhouette Cameo.  I added clear Wink of Stella to her dress for some gorgeous shimmer.  I am sure you can't see it in the picture, but you will have to image it.  

We have two fabby sponsors for you this week.  Click the badges below to check out what's in the shop.

Doctor Digi

Prize of 2 digital images


Prize of a $15 gift certficate

I hope you will break out all of your gorgeous embellies and show them off in our challenge!

Card measures 4.25" x 5.5"
Spellbinders Gold Labels 4
Doodlebug Design bubblegum posies token
May Arts ribbon
I Am Roses flowers
Michaels dollar bin gems and pearls

April 18, 2017

A Boy's Best Friend

Hello! At Crafty Sentiments Designs this week we have a Men/Boys challenge. I usually try to stay away from masculine cards, but Crafty Sentiments Designs has such cute male stamps!

I used Josh and Gizmo and created a little scene for them.  The grass is a Silhouette cut file and the paper for the sky is from the Echo Park Summer Days collection and can be found digitally on Snap Click Supply.  I love One Buck Wednesday!  The stamp was colored with COPIC markers and fussy cut by hand.

You have the chance to win some great Crafty Sentiments prizes. If you use a Crafty Sentiments image or stamp, you have the chance to win more! 

Won't you come play along with us?!

Card measures 5.5" x 4.25"
Silhouette cut file - Grass Border with Clump by Samantha Walker
Doodlebug Designs word tile
Basic Grey brad

April 16, 2017

Teddy Love

Good morning!  Happy Easter if you observe and Happy Sunday if you don't!  It is time for another Sweet Sunday post over on Rubbernecker stamps.  I forgot this weekend was Easter when I was working on my projects, so I do not have an Easter themed card for you.  But I still think this little guy is super cute!

I used Teddy Bear and colored him with Copic markers.  He can be used for so many different kinds of cards!  Thank you, thinking of you, sorry, just because...  He is an awesome addition to my stash.
The sentiment is from the Discover Words set.  They have come in so handy since adding them to my collection!

Don't forget to check out the Rubbernecker challenge.  You have a chance to win a gift certificate for the shop.  You don't have to use Rubbernecker Stamps to play along, but we are always happy to see them if you do.

Card measures 5.5"x 4.25"
Spellbinders Flora Ovals dies
Cuttlebug Shower Blossom embossing folder
Stampin' Up! Bitty Banners dies
I Am Roses flower
Recollections pearls
Ribbon from my stash

April 14, 2017

Colorful World

Welcome back to another Rubbernecker Stamps feature.  It is my day to shine on the blog and I have created a colorful friendship card for you.

The stamp and border are from the Freehand Border Phrase stamp set.  I cut them out and matted them with a die to make them the centerpiece of the card.  Some colorful paper and a background stamped with the Springtime Inchies were all it took to make a sweet friendship card.

Don't forget about our challenge.  You can find the link to the current challenge on the blog.  You have a chance at a gift certificate to spend in the shop so come join us.

Card measures 5.5" x 4.25"
Spellginders Diamondessence dies
Echo Park Stitched Circles dies
I Am Roses flowers
Spritz gems
Ribbon from my stash

April 13, 2017

Play Ball!

This week at Creative Knockouts our challenge to you is to use buttons on your project.  Buttons are one of my favorite embellishments!  I have so many right now I have to figure out a better way to store them.  So I am happy to use a few on another project.

This cutie is Baseball Scottie and he is from Digital Delights.  He was colored with Copic markers and cut out using the Silhouette Cameo.  I was rummaging through my buttons for a different project and came across these and I knew they were just perfect for this project!

Our sponsor this week is Digital Delights and you have a chance at a prize of a $5 gift certificate to the store.  Just click the badge below to pop over to the shop.

Dig out your old buttons, cut them off of a shirt, but just come and play along!

Card measures 4.25" x 5.5"
Echo Parch Stitched Circles dies
The Paper Studio Tiny Stars embossing folder
Dress It Up buttons
ribbon from my stash

April 7, 2017

Feeling Shy

Sami has been drawing up a storm for you and it is time to reveal the sweet new release for this month.  Along with the release comes a new challenge and the theme is embossing.  It can be wet or dry embossing for the challenge.

Aren't these giraffes just the cutest?!  I am totally in love with them.  You can find them in the shop.

I used Shy Flowers Giraffe for my project and colored him with Copics.  I used the Silhouette Cameo to cut him out.  I went with dry embossing on my card because I make a terrible mess when I wet emboss!  I have had this piece of paper in my scrap basket forever!  My daughter made something for a friend and I got the left over pieces.  I don't use a lot of animal prints, but this seemed like the perfect time to pull it out.  I still have some pieces left, but they are smaller than before. =P

You have a chance to win some Sami Stamps prizes just for playing along.  Be sure to use a Sami Stamps image on your project or you won't be eligible for a prize.  There is always a freebie or two available in the shop, so be sure to check.

I hope you will join us.

Card measures 5" x 5.5"
Spellbinders Elegant Ovals dies
Cuttlebug Cross My Heart embossing folder
Stampin' Up! Sending Love embellishments
The Paper Studio gemstone flowers
Lace and flower from my stash

April 5, 2017

A Sleeping Beauty

This week at the Crafty Gals Corner, the challenge is three or more layers.  I got to use this awesome MoonFlower image for my project.

This is Sleeping Rose Fairytale and she was colored with Copic markers.  I used my Silhouette Cameo to cut her out.  I found these awesome Cuttlebug Embossables on sale and bought several packs.  They are easy to emboss and add such a great shine to a project.  I used a gold Copic Spica pen on her crown and silver Wink of Stella on the trim of her dress.  They add such great shimmer and shine!

MoonFlower is our sole sponsor this week and the prize is a $10 gift certificate for the shop.  If you click the badge below, you can pop over and check out all of the gorgeous digital stamps Andreia has.  I suggest you check out the new Lilly line!  They are so amazing!

I hope you will pile on the layers and come play with us!

Card measures 5.5" x 5.5"
Spellbinders Elegant Ovals dies
Cricut Cuttlebug Embossables Girly Girl shapes
May Arts lace and ribbon
Mark Richards crystal embellishments
I Am Roses flower

April 4, 2017

Easter Surprize

This week at Crafty Sentiments is a new release along with a new challenge.  The new stamps are so adorable!  And since it is new release week, that means the challenge is anything goes!

This is Easter Surprize and it will be available in the shop soon.  The stamp was colored with Copic markers and I found these papers in my scrap basket.  Two more scraps down!

You have a chance to win some wonderful Crafty Sentiments Designs prizes.  If you use a Crafty Sentiments stamp or image, you can win even more!

Come play along  with us!

Card measures 5" x 5.5"
Echo Park Stitched Rectangles dies
Mark Richards gems
Dress It Up buttons
I Am Roses Flower
Recollections pearls
ribbon from my stash

April 2, 2017


Wow!  Another Rubbernecker Stamps Sweet Sunday post! Time flies! This week I have a sweet little stamp to show you.  This is Reanne & Kit.  I just love her and not because are names are so similar!  She reminds me of when my girls were little and how much they loved our grey kitty.  Unfortunately, the grey kitty did not love them quite as much!

I colored the stamp with Copic markers and used a die to cut it out.  A little embossing for the background to add some interest and texture and the card was finished.  The sentiment is from the Discover Word Set.  I am loving the scripty font of these words!

Have you heard about the challenge at Rubbernecker Stamps?  The current theme is Easter and you have a little over a week to enter.  You have the chance to win a gift certificate from the store.  You don't have to use a Rubbernecker Stamps image to play, but we would sure love to see it if you have one!

Card measures 5.5' x 4.25"
Spellbinders Labels 4 dies
Spellbinders Gold Labels 4 dies
Darice Layered Hears embossing folder
Stampin' Up! chevron ribbon
Stampin' Up! Bitty Banners dies
I Am Roses Flower
Michaels dollar bin gems and pearls

April 1, 2017

Playful Pups

Feel up for an anything goes challenge?  Li'l Patch of Crafty Friends has a new one starting today.  It runs for two weeks so you have plenty of time to play along.  Just remember to become a follower so you are eligible to win the prizes.

This sweet image is Amy's Pups from Sasayaki Glitter.  It was colored with Copic markers.  I remembered I had this scrap of paw print paper in my stash and it fit my card with no trimming.  I guess it was meant to be!

Our sponsors for this challenge have generously donated some fabulous prizes for you.  Pop on over to check out what they have available by clicking the badges below.

Prize of 3 images


Sponsorship Badge

Prize of 1 image

Hope to see you there!

Card measures 55" x 5.5"
Spellbinders Heart Circles dies
Dress It Up buttons
I Am Roses flowers
Recollections tickets
Horizon Group gems
Lace and ribbon from my stash

Flowers Galore

This month our challenge at Fabrika Fantasy is flowers galore.  We want to see flowers on your project.

I chose to use First Flower for my project this challenge.  I thought it fit the theme perfectly!  You could also use Flower Elf if you wanted to play along!  The image was colored with Copic markers and fussy cut.  I created a little scene using an embossing folder and some landscape dies.

You do not have to use a Fabrika Fantasy image to play along, but if you have one, we would love to see it!  If you do use a Fabrika Fantasy image you will have a chance to win 3 images instead of one!  How awesome is that?!  Pop over to the shop and see if you can find something to play along with.

Hope to see you there!

Card measures 5.5" x 4.25"
Darice Cloud embossing folder
Spellbinders Conversation Bubbles 4 dies
A Muse Studio landscape dies
I am Roses flowers
American Crafts ric rac