Sunday, March 31, 2013

Happy Birthday

It's that time again - CATCH THE BUG CHALLENGE!  I decided to use Penny Paisley 1!  Isn't she just too cute!  I used some scraps for the mat -- a negative "green", some embossed blue and then embellishments -- I decided to also combine the two challenges!!  Card stock and the Stella Says Sketch Challenge!!

Now don't forget -- the generous folks at Bugaboo Stamps always have a Friday Freebie and remember to leave some love -- purchase one to go with it!!!  They have a sale every week --'s a sale and a freebie -- you can't go wrong and have some fun!!!  Their prizes are wonderful!

Hey - I decided to play along with My Creative Time -- here's the Tic Tac Toe chart!  Join in!!

Friday, March 22, 2013


Yes, it's that time again!!  So, this challenge is about::


The challenge starts now at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge! and ends Thursday, April 4th at 1PM CST (Central Standard Time).

I used the Allie in the Egg with a SEntiment and you can find him in Pattie's Etsy Shop!

Come Play with us!!

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

It's all Stitched Up!

                                                    Our topic this week is:
                                       Stitch It! Real or Faux Stitiching

              Remember, you don't have to use a Whimsy image on your challenge creation,
                                            although it would be great if you did!
            Also, your entry doesn't have to be a card - we welcome all paper projects!

Just a Friendly Reminder -- 

I used a wonderful image from:

Crafty Creations -- Embossing!

This week's challenge at Crafty Creations Challenge Blog and sponsor...
is sponsoring us this week with a
$12 gift card 
to their wonderful shop full of images.
A Day of Daisies provides themed categories of over 1000 digital illustrations, including fairy tales, magical mermaids, cutie kids, vintage illustrations, sentiments and lovely designes for all occasions!
The challenge this week is 
either dry or heat.

Monday, March 18, 2013

What's in your Easter basket?

Well, it's that time -- I'm a guest designer at:

Now, go checkout the Eureka Stamps challenge blog!  and check out what the glorious team has done -- what fun being a part of them for the month!!  I'm enjoying this team!!  Go Girls!!
Now, don't forget to go check out the store and you will find my fun image also - Digi 2001 - Elephant Bow Nose!
When they told me the challenge - I thought I want that guy -- I'm going to make this work!So....I hope you enjoyed my card and play along!!  Your could be the fabulous winner this week!  and Go check out the Eureka Stamps Store! 

Saturday, March 16, 2013

It's Bingo time!! at Catch the Bug Challenge

HAPPY SATURDAY on this nearly St. Patrick's Day likely filled with the aroma of corned beef & cabbage and quite possibly Green Beer.....
Well, we have a little GREEN BINGO for you today - complete with Margaret, her green beer and a few gold coins from the end of that rainbow!

Please post your project to  Catch the Bug,  by 3/23/13 at  6:00 AM EST to be entered into a random drawing for three digi prize packs – 10 free images (using a Bugaboo image only),  seven  (7), or four (4) using any image! 

And who else to help us with the bingo thing -- my favorite old lady -- STELLA!!  I sure hope you can see the Bingo pattern!!

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Kenny K's Krew - Birthday!!

How can you not want to join along with Kenny K's Krafty Krew!  They are marvelous!  The images and stamps he sells are wonderful!!  Still on a male card kick so here it is!  I used aluminum foil in the cuttlebug -- it worked!!  But I'm gonna get some "heavy duty" it's supposed to work best -- So....can you get any cheaper for a background than that - NOPE!  So fun to use stuff!  It was the last piece on the roll so it wasn't perfect but I ran out - LOL!!

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Stitch It! Real or Faux

It's time for our New Monthly Challenge at Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Challenge Blog
with some gorgeous new creations from our Digital Team!

Our topic this week is:

Stitch It! Real or Faux Stitiching

Remember, you don't have to use a Whimsy image on your challenge creation,
although it would be great if you did!
Also, your entry doesn't have to be a card - we welcome all paper projects!

Our Prizes this month are:

First Winner

Second Winner

Third Winner

A mystery Whimsy Stamps rubber stamp
Image used : *NEW Ari & Toby

Singing in the rain!!

Welcome back to another Crafty Creations Challenge! It was so great to see all your fabulous projects for last week's challenge, to show us some green. We'll be back in a while with the winner of that challenge, but right now, it's onto this week's theme... Singing in the Rain! So many ways this can inspire you... whether you think of the movie, or singing and music, or rain... It's up to you, but we'd love to see your creative takes! Our terrific sponsor this week is Bugaboo Stamps.

Jodie, the creative force behind Bugaboo Stamps, is generously offering this week's winner a choice of seven images from her store. 
Now don't forget to hop on over to Crafty Creations Challenge Blog and play along and while you're there -- check out the design team - they have rocked it big time!

Monday, March 11, 2013

Happy Birthday - spring!

                                                      digi11604 Moose in a Box

Well, isn't this just hilarious!!  I love this moose from Eureka Stamps! This week's challenge at Eureka Stamps Challenge Blog is Spring Colors!  I wanted to make another men's card - so I used spring colors for my male card!  Come join us -- I'm a guest designer this week!

**** The Prize for Winning Our Challenge is 2 Digital Images from our Store of YOUR Choice. However, if you play and Win with a Eureka Stamps Image, You will win Your Choice of 5 Digital Images****

Friday, March 8, 2013

Pattie says - USE Green

Our theme for Patties Creations Challenge #63 is GREEN (for St. Patrick's Day).  GREEN must be the main color of your creation, and it can be the designer paper! It is Our Rule that you also include any Digital or Stamped Image on your creation! Stop on over to Pattie's ETSY Shop and have a look at her many images. Don't forget to check out the Freebie First Friday of the Month page up above on the menu bar. The Freebie will be available for 2 days only, and then it will be removed from the site!
The challenge starts now and ends Thursday, March 21st at 1PM CST (Central Standard Time).

Hope this works!! -- I love green - it's my favorite color -- Let's see your green!

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Use Green!!

Pretty simple I would say, eh??  USE GREEN!!  Last week's challenge at Crafty Creations Challenge was a bit challenging -- 
Our Sponsor this week at Crafty Creations Challenge Blog is StampFairy!
Up for grabs in a $10 prize Certificate to use at their store.

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Under the hill??

Yay Me!!!  It's today, It's Today!!  Bugaboo Stamps named me March's Biggest Fan and I get to be a guest designer!!  This week at Catch The Bug Challenge Blog it's

A-N-Y-T-H-I-N-G G-O-E-S!!!

Well, Gus is my absolute favorite!!  I decided to use red and black since Gus is dressed up as the Grim Reaper!!  Hope you go check them out and I'm so excited to play with them in March.

Now remember there's a freebie every Friday - so take advantage of it and while you're there maybe throw another image in the cart!!  You will have fun playing with them!!!

A Splash of Red

 Ok it's been a while since I played over at the Inky Impression Challenge Site! goes -- this week it's use a splash of red!  As you can see (I hope so anyways) I used a red brad in my flower - red dots and checks on my stamp and a red butterfly on top of my box!  This stamp is "Flower Lili".  Guess what - she's on sale!!  Go check her out at their store.  You can get directly to this stamp by clicking on the hyper link I used on the "Flower Lili".  Anyway, gotta get and get my Saturday on the road!!

March Digital Release at Whimsy Stamps!

Well, it's today!!  The release of the new Digitals from the great designers at Whimsy!!  This is from Marika Collection called Kitty Whimsy and the Eggs are from Lia Stampz!  I decided to combine these around the holiday -- EASTER!  Anyway, it combines the two images and combines the two concepts for us -- the Eggs/bunnies, etc and the Faith -- reason for the season!!  Hope you like my card and go check out Whimsy Inspirations Blog and join the hop!!!  There are some really fabulous prizes!!  You can find lots of great images and stuff at the Whimsy Stamps Store.  If you click on this link - it'll take you to the new March Release - NEW STUFF - HERE!