Tag Archive | My Favorite Things

Squirrels Gone Nutz July Hop!!!

I know many of us are sweating our butts off in the heat of the summer, but My Squirrel Squad is celebrating Christmas in July as our monthly theme and our randomly selected supply/technique is Acetate! You should have arrived here from the talented Boryana of Bory Crafts, and I’ll list the full lineup here […]

Squirrels Gone Nutz May Hop!!!

The year is just whooshing by, because its yet again time for another Squirrels Gone Nuts hop when we make a point to use items we’ve *squirreled away* while creating something for the monthly theme! The prompt for this month is Birthdays and the supply (randomly selected from a loooooong list of possible supplies by […]

April DT Post for Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge

Spring isn’t the only thing in the air!!! Today I am sharing a card I used with a set from Jan’s Digi Stamps called Up, UP, AWAY! Now, ***in full disclosure***, the dog I used is NOT part of the set. He’s from a Mama Elephant clear stamp set called Mini Dog Agenda. Here is […]

Squirrels Gone Nutz February Hop!

Folks, I have to tell you I have been in a crafty funk for almost a month now. I misplaced my mojo yet again and this time I had a really hard time finding it. But just in the nick of time my mojo returned from wherever it had been to bail me out so […]

February Mid Month Inspiration with JDS

The Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge for February is still going strong and to keep you inspired the DT has put together an assortment of projects using both old and new JDS sets. For my part, I enjoyed creating this simple Valentine’s card. The set I used was just released in January and is called Valentine […]

December DT Post for Jan’s Digi Stamps

December??? Now how did that happen when we weren’t looking?!? One minute we’re dying Easter eggs and the next we’re lost in a time warp of sleepless nights and bad dreams, and while we’re still foggy from the sleep deprivation they sneak in December! The way the rest of this year has gone, I wouldn’t […]

Collected Crafty Collabs November Hop!

The Collected Crafty Collabs hop group is at it again, using those supplies we’ve squirrel away and forgotten about!!! The prompt this month is Christmas cards, which is easy enough… but using any texture paste, glitter paste, dimensional glaze, or mousse. Once the mojo started flowing, I had all sorts of ideas for some of […]

Boo Crew Hop-lloween

A little group of my friends and I decided to have a mini hop for Halloween card, a Hop-lloween, if you will. Now, before you roll your eyes at the mention of another hop, this one is only 6 hops, not a gajillion!!! And by now, you should be following these talented ladies anyway 😁 […]

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… […]

Collected Crafty Collabs June Hop!

I’m so excited to tell you about a new monthly Hop group I’m in! I started the Collected Crafty Collabs hop group with 3 dear friends of mine: Anna Mahtani, Marie Bingaman, and Virginia Fairchild, and we have affectionately been calling ourselves the Squirrel Sisters! Not only do we each love the little critters, we […]

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 […]

Happy Birthday – a MFT Geometric card

My one and only celebrated his 19th birthday a couple weeks ago (OMG, that makes me feel so old!) and I made this card for him. His favorite colors are lime green and black and this seemed an easy way to incorporate both colors in a masculine way. I created all the triangles from MFT’s […]

Dig It Out or Use It Up Hop (final) follow up #3

Today we’re wrapping up my tips and tricks for using up a whole 6×6 paper pad in 1 go. If you missed the Dig It Out or Use It Up Hop, click here to start from the beginning. If you missed the previous follow ups explaining my process click here for #1 and here for […]

Dig It Out or Use It Up Hop follow up #2

Today I am delving deeper into the techniques I employed to use up an entire 6×6 pad in 1 go. If you missed the original post or first follow up, you can click the links here to go back. If you missed the hop itself click here to start from the beginning. With that business […]

Dig it Out or Use it Up Hop

The amazing Courtney Kreeber has a Facebook group that is a wonderful community of cardmakers. Today, some of us from the group are having a hop in an effort to dig out supplies we haven’t used in awhile or to focus on trying to use something up. You should have gotten here from Jennifer Holder […]

Angel of Mercy with Jan’s Digi Stamps

  Many of us are feeling helpless during this whole Covid19 thing… watching as doctors and nurses, EMTs and lab workers are putting themselves in harms way, hour by hour, day by day. As Jennifer McGuire says, card making is our superpower and I am some of my friends are putting ours to good use! […]

MFT Birthday Project – Flowers – Take 2

I’m back again with another card for the Birthday Project challenge at My Favorite Things. This time my card features the stamp set from MFT called Circle Scribble Flowers, along with the coordinating dies. I’m still in a yellow mood, so I die cut the flowers first from yellow cardstock and then stamped the coordinating […]