Tag Archive | challenge

August Mid-Month Inspiration with Jan’s Digi Stamps

Taking a break from all the Create and Inkspire posts to bring you this fun summer card, courtesy of Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge. Good news! Jan’s Digi Stamps is having a sale!!! This card features Eunice and Gertrude, fun characters that star in several stamp sets by Jan. This set, called Beach Friends, has the […]

Create and Inkspire July kit – Take 5 and Hop!!!

#letscreateandinkspire Today I am thrilled to be hopping with a wonderful community of card makers AND part of a multi-prize GIVEAWAY! As you might know, our dear friend Courtney Kreeber launched her company Create and Inkspire last month with the first full month of her online publication and her debut monthly card kit. Its hard […]

Create and Inkspire July Kit – Take 4

Have you ordered your kit or stamps from Create and Inkspire yet? I hope so! Its also time for the August kit to come out, and I can’t wait! But, still so much I want to play with in this debut kit!!! Today I used a floral image and sentiment that I haven’t used yet. […]

Create and Inkspire July Kit – Take 3

Do you save card elements you created for another card and then decided not to use? I sure do! Nothing gets thrown away around here unless I have exhausted all of its possible uses. Today’s background was one of several stenciled backgrounds I created a year ago for a CAS card design. It spoke to […]

Create and Inkspire July Kit – Take 2

I still had the debut Create and Inkspire kit on my desk and I really wanted to play with more of the stamps. (If you are visiting me for the first time, you can learn more about the kit HERE and HERE.) Today I chose a couple of the floral images in the big stamp […]

August 2CCC DT Post with Sheepski Designs

Welcome back, crafty friends and fellow critter crazies! Today I am sharing my project for the August challenge at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies where Sheepski Designs is the sponsor for the month! I was provided with this adorable skunk image aptly called Lil Skunk to play with. The image came in b/w only, so I […]

Same Set Syndrome Hop with Not2Shabby

Welcome to the July hop for Same Set Syndrome, where we hi-light a small stamp company each month, showcase some of their great sets, and then have a giveaway! Not2Shabby will be giving away a $25 gift certificate to one lucky commentor from all the stops on the hop! You should have arrived here from […]

Collected Crafty Collabs July Hop!

My sweet little hop group I started is at it again! Last month I was so stinkin’ proud and amazed at what these folks can do when you give them a simple prompt!  Each month is a combination of theme and recommended supply that we’ve squirreled away and needs some love. If you remember last […]

Keep on Rocking – Mid-Month Reminder for JDS Challenge

We’re half way through July, so the DT Divas of Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge are posting projects today to remind you to enter the challenge before the end of the month! The challenge theme is always Anything Goes, and we mean ANYTHING. All crafts are welcome… papercrafts, sewing, knitting, mixed media, home decor, baking, cooking… […]

Jan’s Digi Stamps July DT Post

Welcome back, y’all! You’re just in time to kick off the July challenge at Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge and what better way to do it that celebrating Christmas in July! Jan’s Digi Stamps is having a month long, 25% off sale, on all of her Christmas sets with no coupon code needed! Whoo-hoo! In honor, […]

2CCC July DT Post with Jan’s Digi Stamps

This post is kicking off the July challenge at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies, where the theme is always Anything With a Critter! Your critter can be cutesy, creepy, realistic looking, silhouette, die cut… as long as the critter is prominent on your card. Our sponsor this month is the amazing Jan’s Digi Stamps, who has […]

#1stampset1cardhop Instahop!

Today I’m celebrating with Val from @valzartlounge to celebrate her recent success on Instagram. Valerie came up with a fun challenge for our Instahop… use one stamp set… only one, mind you… and use every single stamp image and sentiment on just one card. The rules stated that you could use only sets 4″x6″ or […]

Father’s Day 2020

This year may not be going the way we expected it to at the end of 2019, but you can’t say it hasn’t been interesting! And though we live in strange days, there are still certain customs and rituals we continue on with for the sake of normalcy. This past Sunday was one, Father’s Day […]

Celebrate with JDS – June Mid-Month reminder

Hello, my crafty friends! I’m popping in with a fun card to remind you that the June challenge is still going strong at Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge where its always Anything Goes. And I mean absolutely anything… papercrafting, sewing, jewelry, sculpture, baking, you name it! If you made it, submit it and see if you […]

Impression Obsession – Life is Gourd

The current challenge at Impression Obsession is called On the Farm, and I immediately knew which IO set I owned that I wanted to use for this. These images and sentiment are from a set called Gourdous, which I think is so fun! I fell in love with this farm truck and I like that […]

Art Impressions – Doggy Kisses

Have friends that are stressing out with everything happening in the world right now? This card is just the thing to make them feel better, if only for a moment. This image comes from a great set called Doggy Kisses, with adorable doggy images and sentiments to wish your loved ones well, whether they are […]

Jane’s Doodles Challenge #11 – Birthday Flowers

Today I’m playing along with the current challenge over at Jane’s Doodles, which is all about birthdays. I chose to play with the Jane’s Doodles set called Daisies and came up with a couple cards… one more simple and the other stepped up a bit. Let’s talk about the simple one first. Using the main […]

June DT post for Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge

First day of the month… wait, how did we get to June already?!? What the… ??? Well, June it is. Can’t fight it, so we might as well run with it, eh? So when I think of June, I think of Father’s Day, summer, no school, and camping! We spent a lot of time in […]

Jane’s Doodles Challenge #10 Stenciling

  Hello, my crafty friends! I told you yesterday that I’m on a critter card roll and here is yet another! I *love* how this turned out!!! I used the complete set of Jane’s Doodles Under the Sea stamp set to create this square card. The stenciling was done using MFT’s Ray of Light stencil […]

HB to One Fabulous Chick with Art Impressions

I’ve been having fun using this 2018 set from Art Impressions called Spring Chicken. You might remember the last card I made with it HERE. This time, I’m using this trio of chicks all dressed up and ready to party! I thought this would be a great image to use for the current AI challenge […]