Saturday, April 12, 2014

Piggy Dreams


Good Morning Crafty Friends,

It's time for challenge #8 at Open-Minded Crafting Fun.  Wow!  Our 8th challenge already.  We've had such wonderful participation.  I hope you've been joining in the fun.  Remember, there are at least four sponsors for every challenge which means you have at least four chances win!

My sponsor image is from 2 Cute ink.  This sweet little image is called Piggy Dreams, just perfect for our Easter or Pastel Colors challenge.

I've used papers from DCWV Nana's Baby stack, ribbon from my stash (purchased at our local flea market) and clear dots.  The flourish was sent to me by a dear crafting friend who keeps me supplied in delightful die cuts (thanks Sandy).

I colored the image with Copic markers.  I tried a little bit different background.  After using B0000 to bring out the focal image, I masked the image and added the subtle dots that I had punched in the mask.

Here's a list of our challenge #8 sponsors:



Dr. Digi's House of Stamps

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

You're EGG-stra Special!

Hi Crafty Friends,
Time for a new challenge at Delightful Challenges.  This week's theme - You're EGG-stra Special.
We're asking for an Easter egg or oval to be included in your project.

I've chosen to use Easter Lara from Digital Delights by Louby Loo.


Other supplies used for this project:
Card stock:  Bo Bunny and Echo Park Hippity Hoppity
Markers: Copica
Dies: Die-namics - grass
handmade crinkle ribbon, Scrapper's Spools, stickers, VersaMagic Chalk Ink

This week's challenge is sponsored by
www.thetwinery.com
The prize is a $25 store certificate

Join our challenge by linking your project HERE.

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Let it Rain


Hi Crafty Friends,
It's my design team day at Digi My World.   I'm sharing one of the adorable "Let it Rain Chelsea" images from the Digi My World store.  I love that the set includes a sentiment.  I think it's one we can all take to heart!

I colored Chelsea with Copic markers.  The paper is Echo Park.  The raindrops are from my stash.  I finished the card with a little twine bow and another raindrop.

Here are all the images that come with this darling set:
Let it Rain (Chelsea)

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What the French Toast!?

Hi Crafty Friends,
Sorry I've been away for a bit.  We were driving to Texas to spend some time with our daughter.  We arrived Sunday and I have my temporary craft area set up so I've been creating.
Today is hubby's birthday so I used some cut files from SVG Cutting Files and got busy with the Silhouette.  Hubs loves Hershey Nuggets so how perfect are these little treat boxes?
This is the Candle Nugget Box (it has 6 different fronts!).
The sentiment is from Jaded Blossom's So Many Birthdays set.  The paper is American Craft and the twine is from The Twinery.

This little treat box uses two of the newest cut files, Nugget Easel Drawer Box and Kawaii Wine Glasses (I didn't use the Kawaii faces).  The sentiment is another from Jaded Blossom's So Many Birthdays set.
This morning my daughter asked me to make a card for one of her players who got hurt this weekend.  I wanted it to be fun and make her laugh.  What do you think?
I used the Kawaii French Toast file and a sentiment from Jaded Blossom's Kawaii Sentiments.  The papers are Bo Bunny Double Dots and Bella Blvd.  
Thanks for stopping by.  I'll be back on my regular posting schedule this week with a new post for Digi My World tomorrow, Delightful Challenges on Thursday, and Open-Minded Crafting Fun on Saturday.
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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Hip to be Square


Hello Crafty Friends,
It's time for a new release at Digital Delights by Louby Loo.
Wendy was really on a roll this month and has created a multiple-themed release.  You'll find Animal Fun (including Noah and an Arc) and Happy Ever After.

The theme for the new release challenge is "Hip to be Square" (make a square card or include a square on your project.)
My image for this release is Noah and the Arc Accessory set.



Be sure to visit Delightful Challenges so you can see all the animals included in this release.

Supplies used to create this step card:
Images:  Digital Delights by Louby Loo - Noah, Arc Accessory set, Dream Sentiment set
Markers:  Copics
Card stock:  My Mind's Eye
Fiskars Wave border punch, Memory Box Puffy Clouds dies, VersaMagic Chalk Ink

This week's prize sponsor is
www.scrapyland.com

Prize:  $10 store certificate

I hope you'll join in our  "Hip to be Square" challenge.

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Hanging With My Peeps

Hello Crafty Friends,

 Today I'm sharing a darling image from Paper Crafting World called Chicky with Bunny Ears.  I love the whimsy of this image.  Creating Easter and spring cards using bunnies, chicks, and lambs just makes me happy.  The animals are so cute and the happy spring colors are so much fun to use.

The papers are from my Easter stash along with the stickers.  I used a Die-namics die for the grass and the sentiment is from the Jaded Blossom Easter Treats 2 set.


Be sure to visit Paper Crafting World to see the wonderful Easter and spring digital images and cut files.  I know you'll find just the right file for your next creation.

Sadly, this will be my final post for the Paper Crafting World Design Team Blog.  I started as a designer for Melin's Cooking with Cricut Challenge Blog and then moved on to her fabulous digis when we added Digi Desserts Fridaze to the blog.  It's been a wonderful experience working with Melin and all of the talented designers who have shared their creativity along the way.

Thank you, Melin, for your talent, creativity, friendship and love.  Paper Crafting World will always hold a special place in my heart.
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Saturday, March 29, 2014

Animal Antics at OMCF


Happy Weekend Crafty Friends,
It's time for challenge #7 at Open-Minded Crafting Fun.  This challenge is all about
ANIMAL ANTICS.
We have four sponsors for this challenge so you have four chances to win some fabulous images.

My sponsor image is from Scribbles Designs called Alley Cat.
Isn't this image a hoot?  I had a great time going through my craft stash finding just the right papers and embellishments for this masculine card.

I hope you'll join in the fun for a chance to win images from one of our sponsors for this challenge.








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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Out Like a Lamb


Hi Crafty Friends,
It's Thursday so time for a new Delightful Challenge. March seems to be going "out like a lamb" at least here in California so this week we're asking you to include an animal in your project.

I chose Daisy Bo Peep from Digital Delights by Louby Loo.  I thought it was the perfect image for this challenge.


Supplies used for this card:
Card stock - DCWV Nana's Baby
Dies - Jaded Blossom - Spring Dies, QuicKutz - Crate
Ribbon - American Crafts
Copic Markers


Our Delightful sponsor this week is
www.reasonableribbon.com

Prize:  $15 store certificate

What a great prize, I hope you'll join in our challenge.  Just link your project HERE.

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Happy Easter and the Winners

Hi Crafty Friends,

I'd like to start by welcoming my newest followers and thanking those of you who left comments during our Time Warp Blog Hop.  I hope you enjoyed the hop as much as we enjoyed creating our projects for you.  The winners are listed at the bottom of the post.

It's my design team day at Digi My World and I have some Easter goodies I'd to share with you.  I just love bunnies and not just at Easter.  You'll find a delightful selection to choose from in the
 Digi My World store HERE.

My card uses one of the images from the Long Eared Bunny set
 Isn't she just so sweet?



Here's a little treat bag that I also made.
The eggs in the flowers image is from the same set.

Supplies used for these projects:
Digi My World - Long Eared Bunny set
Jaded Blossom - Easter Treats 2 stamp set and Easter Owl Stamp
Jaded Blossom - Dainty Topper Die
Echo Park - Hippity Hoppity card stock 
Doodlebug Designs - Doodle Twine
Copic Markers
Here are the winners from the Time Warp Blog Hop.
Congratulations!!
From Larelyn's blog, the winner for a digi stamp of their choice is

  • Amy A - who said "STUNNING Larelyn! These cards are Fabby! Love the coloring and design details for each one showcase the image perfectly! Great job!Hugs!"

From Sandy's blog, the winner for a digi stamp of their choice is

  • Shawn Box, who said "Oh what memories........ love it! "

and from Barb's blog, the winner for a $15 GC is

  •   Yvonne Morentin who said..."adorable... I love it, the tag is beautiful and her red hair, it perfect."

Please email me at Sales@digimyworld.com within the next 2 weeks to claim your prize!! Many thanks and congrats!!
I'm so glad you stopped in.  Hope you'll be back tomorrow!
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Friday, March 21, 2014

Time Warp Blog Hop

Hello Crafty Friends,



 Welcome to the Let's do the Time Warp Blog hop! Our blog hop is sponsored Digi My World and SVG Cutting Files I hope you enjoy the inspiring creations that the Digi My World Design Team members have made using the latest Digi My World Digital Stamps!


 If you came here from Barb's blog, then you are in the right place. If not, I have a complete blog hop line up at the bottom of my post, but you can always start at the beginning with  Annie 

And now for my project!I
Annie created a fabulous set of RETRO GIRLS for us to use.  I know you're going to want to add these darling images to your digi collection.  I thought it would be fun to use every image and create a set of
"Girl Friend" cards.  I used the Trapezoid Card Base from SVG Cutting Files and then did a pattern fill for each mat before importing the images to the Silhouette Cameo.  I wanted each card to have the same layout in order to make it a card set.

images imported to pattern-filled mats

The finished cards using Copic Markers
Roaring Twenties Mary

 Poodle Skirt Sandy

 Mrs. Cleaver

 Flapper Girl Mary

So Maude!

The images are available in the Digi My World  store HERE.


Blog Hop Candy ---If you would like a chance to win some awesome prizes, simply do the following :

1- FOLLOW each blog stop along the way (there are 7 stops in this hop)
2- Leave a COMMENT on each blog post along the way

What are you entering to win?
 We will pick THREE winners from this blog hop.
(2) winners will receive a digital stamp of their choice, and (1) winner will win a $15 store credit at
Digi My World


Your last stop on the hop will be the Digi My World Blog.

By the way, if you haven't been visiting the Digi My World Blog, you're missing out on some great ideas every week.  The design members post at least three days a week so make it a regular stop on your weekly blog visits.


Here's the entire blog hop list:







 Larelyn  (you're here)

 Digi My World (last stop)
♥♥Be sure to Follow my blog and leave a Comment to be eligible for the prize drawing ♥♥
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