Tuesday, October 3, 2017

SOS323 Watercolored Fall Thanks

This week's challenge at Shopping Our Stash is called Give Thanks so we want to see Thanksgiving or Thank You cards
I used a new Stampin Up set called Count My Blessings - watercolored the background and the acorns using SU inks.

Challenges:
Oh La La Creations - Harvest Tuime
Stamping Sensation - Autumn Glory
Less Is More - Watercolor
Sweet Stampin' - Autumn

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

SOS320 Double Embossed Painted Harvest

This week's challenge at Shopping Our Stash is called Emboss Like a Boss and we want to see both dry and wet embossing on your projects
I used my new Painted Harvest stamp and did a bit of emboss resist. Stamped the flower in Melon Mambo and Pink Flamingo and embossed it with clear EP. Then I brayered the background with Pool Party, Coastal Cabana and Bermuda Bay. The background bits are from French Foliage stamp set, stamped in Bermuda Bay. CS is Melon Mambo. For the background panel I inked the embossing folder with Pink Flamingo and then ran it througt the Big Shot.

Challenges:
Stamping Sensation - Color Inspiration
WOW embossing powder - emboss resist
C.R.A.F.T. - embossing

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

SOS319 - Trendy Copper Christmas

This week's challenge at Shopping Our Stash is called On Trend and we want to see all things trendy. I don't really follow trends, but according to my friend Google trends in crafting include metalics, especially copper and that's something I can work with :)
I used a whole bunch of new goodies from our brand new 2017 Holiday Catalogue. Stamp is from Carols of Christmas stamp set, tree dies from Card Front Builder thinlit set and the delicious copper patterned paper is from Year of Cheer Specialty Paper Pack. It's even more festive and shiny IRL.

Challenges:
Christmas Cards All Year Round - use leaves
Addicted To Stamps - Christmas
Dragonfly Dreams - Patterned Paper
Sweet Stampin - Heat Embossing
The Holy and Ivy Christmas Challenge - Anything Christmas
Tuesday Throwdown - Punches and/or Dies

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

SOS 318 Fall Leaves

This week's challenge at Shopping Our Stash is called Your Favorite Season - mine is probably fall - it's not so hot and I love the colors. And here is my colorful fall inspired card:
I used SU stamp set called Colorful Seasons and matching dies. Embossed the leaves in gold and colored them in with blender pens and inks - used the same colors to sponge the background.

Crafty Gals Corners - Punches and Dies
Fashionable Stamping - Use Your Inks

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

SOS316 - Chillaxin' and Relaxin'

This week's challenge at Shopping Our Stash is called Chillaxin' and Relaxin'. Pretty self-explanatory, right? Here is what I came up with:
I used a Penny Black stamp with a chillaxin' kittie and went from there - I think I might be in a blue phase, just realized I used the same colors last week :) Oh, well... so just keep chillaxin' and Be Yourself .

Challenges:
Crafty Animals - Anything Goes with Animals
Paper Craft Happy - Anything Goes with Animals
Craft Rocket Challenges - Animal Kingdom
Star Stampz - Hand Colored Image
Dragonfly Dreams - Animals

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

SOS315 - Baby Spice

This week at Shopping Our Stash we have a fun challenge - it's called Spice Up Your Life and we want players to be inspired by one of the Spice Girls.
I picked Baby Spice and made -- guess what -- a baby card :)
I used Stampin Up cardstock and several different dies - the baby buggy and the background are dies I got from China, banner is from Spellbinders. Sentiment is also from Stampin Up

Challenges:
Craftaholics R Us - Die Cuts
Crafting With Dragonflies - Baby Card
Scrap & Craft - New Baby
Die Cut Divas - Anything Goes with Die Cuts
Come and Get It - Die Cuts

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

SOS306 - Vintage car layered card

This week at Shopping Our Stash we are focusing on masculine cards.
I made this card at my friend Julie's house -it has lot of texture - embossing, corrugated CS, distressing, die cuts + the little key thing -  it all works just fine with the vintage car. Perfect for Father's Day, retirement or masculine birthday.

Challenges:
A Gem of a challenge - for the men/boys
Sweet Stampin' - For Dads or special men

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

SOS305 - One Sweet Birthday with House Mouse

This week's challenge at Shopping Our Stash is called You are so sweet! and we want to see sweet stuff featured on everyone's creations.
I used another one of my House Mouse 3D sheets - this time with birthday cake. I used Soft Suede card stock and very old papers from We R Memory Keepers. And of course a bunch of flowers from my stash.

Challenges:
Kitty Bee - Animals
The Crazy Challenge - Birthday
Pile It On - Animals
Crafting With Dragonflies - Animals

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

SOS301 - Merry Christmas with House Mouse

This week's challenge at Shopping Our Stash is called Back To Basics and we want participants to put away their dies and fussy cut something.
What has more fussy cutting than House Mouse 3D sheets, where you need to cut out several layers of everything? Probably not much :)

The paper is really shiny so it was a bit hard to get a good picture.

and here is a detail view where all the cut out leaves are better visible.

Challenges:
Come and Get It - Make It Square
The Crazy Challenge - leafy green
Christmas with the Cuties - add some holly
Crafting By Design - Christmas

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

SOS300 - Caffeine Fix for the mice

This week's challenge at Shopping Our Stash is called Caffeine Fix - pretty self-explanatory, right?
Here is what I created:
I used one of my House Mouse 3D sheets, cut out and layered them with dimensional tape. Embossing folder on the background panel is from Darice, Cardstock and Ribbon are from my Stampin' Up Stash.

Challenges:
Crazy 4 Challenges - Coffee or Tea
Tuesday Throwdown - Embossing
Make My Monday  - Embossing
The Ribbon Girl - Any Image with Ribbon