Sunday, May 15, 2022

Dies R Us Challenge #193 ~ Anything Goes

 Hello Blogging Friends,


Today is May 15th and that means it is time for a new challenge to start over on the Dies R Us Challenge Blog ~ DRU Challenge #193 with a theme of Anything Goes.


Here is my card for DRU Challenge #193:



Ingredients:

Spellbinders Cheers stamp and die set (no longer available)
Neenah Desert Storm paper
Purple paper
Lavender Shimmer paper
Black ink
Copic markers
Distress Oxide Dusty Concord 
Purple and White Bakers Twine

For this A2 card I started by making the base of the card with a piece of Neenah Desert Storm paper.  I took a piece of Purple paper, inked the edges with Dusty Concord distress oxide and added it to the card base.  I took another piece of Neenah Desert Storm paper and the Spellbinders cork stamp and some Black ink and stamped that onto the paper.  I used the Vintage Photo distress oxide to ink the edges and added it to the card.  I took more Neenah Desert Storm paper and the Cheapo Dies Monkey Barrel die and cut that out.  I used some Copic markers to color the pieces and then I pieced the barrel together and inked the edges with Vintage Photo distress oxide and added that to the card.  I took a  piece of Lavender Shimmer paper and the Spellbinders Cheers die and cut it out twice, layered them on top of each other and added it to the card.  I took some Purple and White Bakers Twine and wrapped it around the card a couple of times and tied it into a bow.

Don't forget to check our Sister Store in Canada with warehouses in USA & Canada called Didi Crafts.


I hope you will come and join in the fun at the Dies R Us Challenge Blog.  There's a new challenge theme offered on the 1st and 15th of each month and one lucky randomly drawn winner will receive a gift voucher prize to the Dies R Us Store.  For your convenience, all the important Dies R Us links are provided below.


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Thanks for stopping by!

Lori

Peace On Earth Christmas Challenge #16



Hello Christmas Lovers!!


Today is the start of a new challenge over on the Peace On Earth Christmas Challenge Blog ~ POE #16


Here is my card for POE #16:



Ingredients:

Wild Rose Studio Snowmen Stamp
Old Spellbinders Nesting Frames
Neenah Solar White paper
Lawn Fawn paper
White card stock
Black Ink
Copic Markers
White Pen

For this A2 card I started by taking a piece of White card stock and making the card base.  I took a piece of Neenah Solar White paper, the Wild Rose Studio Snowmen stamp and some Black ink and stamped the image onto the paper.  I colored the image with Copic markers and used a White pen to put dots on the Mama Snowmans scarf.  I cut out the image using an old Spellbinders Nesting frames.  I inked the edges with Salvaged Patina distress oxide and added that to the Lawn Fawn turquoise with white dots paper and then cut that out with the next size up. Spellbinders Nesting frames die.  I took a coordinating piece of Lawn Fawn paper, inked the edges with Salvaged Patina distress oxide and added that to the card base and then I added the snowmen to the card.  I took some Turquoise Bakers Twine and wrapped that around the card and tied it in a knot.  

I was inspired by the Snowman on the Mood Board below:



Please be sure to hop on over to the Peace on Earth Christmas Challenge to see what the Design Team have created and than it is your turn to create Anything Christmas for this challenge!


Thanks for stopping by!


Lori

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Two Old Bats May Mid-Month Halloween Challenge Reminder

 Hello Halloween Lovers!!


Today I am here with a reminder that we are halfway through the May Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge!!  So hurry up and dig into your Halloween supplies and join us for this challenge!!


Here is my reminder card:



Ingredients:

Quickutz Graveyard die
Quickutz Ghosts die
Spellbinders Halloween Sunday Drive dies
Whimsy Stamps Eek word die
Tim Holtz Halloween Vault Series
Neenah Desert Storm paper
Black paper
White paper
Gray paper
Blue paper
Green Shimmer paper
Black Glitter paper
Black ink
Black marker


For this 5 x 7 card I started with a piece of Neenah Desert Storm paper to make the base of the card.  I took some Blue paper, inked the edges with Black ink and added that to the card.  I took some Black paper and the Quickutz Graveyard die and cut that out and added it to the card.    I took some White paper and the Quickutz ghosts and the ghost from the Tim Holtz Halloween Vault Series and cut them out and added them to the card.  I took more White paper and the Skeleton from the Spellbinders Halloween Sunday Drive kit and added them to the card.  I took some Gray paper and the small tombstones from the Tim Holtz Halloween Vault Series dies and inked them with Black ink and added some Black marker scribbles and then added them to the card.  I took some Green Shimmer paper and some Black Glitter paper and the Whimsy Stamps Eek die and cut out Eek, layered it together and added it to the card.

Now it is your turn to create something for this challenge.  Here is the Inspiration Board in case you need some help with an idea:


 Inspiration Board


Remember, you can create ANYTHING Halloween you would like and our mood boards are here for your inspiration.  You do not have to follow it as the theme but certainly can if you would like!!  Don't forget to stop by the Two Old Bats Halloween May Challenge to see all the Spooky cards the Design Team has created!


Thanks for stopping by!

Lori

Sunday, May 8, 2022

Lasting Memories Layout Challenge #598 ~ Wedding Inspiration - Something New

 Hello Scrapbooking Friends!


Today is the start of a new challenge over on the Lasting Memories Layout Challenge #598 ~ Wedding Inspiration ~ Create a layout about something new (new baby, wedding, new home, etc.) or new supplies.


For my layout I used a new to me Close To My Heart "In This Together" page kit.  I got it right when it came out, but I hadn't worked on the pictures from 2020 until now, so therefore this is a new kit for me!


Here is my layout for LM Challenge #598:




This layout is of the first time we saw our daughter Julie after the lock down, it was three long months and we couldn't wait to see her!


Now hop on over to the Lasting Memories Challenge Blog to see what the Design Team have created for this challenge.


Thanks for stopping by!!


Lori

Monday, May 2, 2022

Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge for May

 Hello My Halloween Loving Friends!!


Today is the start of the May Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge!


Here is our Mood Board for Inspiration:



Here is my card for this challenge:



Ingredients:

Crow dies
Quickutz Spider die
White card stock
Purple patterned paper
Black paper
Silver shimmer paper
Gold paper
Black ink

For this A2 card I started by making the card base with some White card stock.  I took a piece of Purple patterned paper and the Kat Scrappiness Distressed Edge Rectangle die and cut that out.  I inked the edges with Black ink and added it to the base of the card.  I took the Tutti Designs Witch Hat and cut it out with Gold, Silver and Black paper, cut the pieces and inlaid the Silver Witch Hat with the Gold and Black pieces onto the card.  I took more Black paper and the Crow dies and cut out the crows and added them to the card.  I took more Black paper and the Quickutz Spider die and cut out the spider and added him to the card.

Remember, you can create ANYTHING Halloween you would like and our mood boards are here for your inspiration.  You do not have to follow it as the theme but certainly can if you would like!!


Thanks for stopping by!

Lori

Sunday, May 1, 2022

Dies R Us Challenge #192 ~ Anything Goes

 Hello Blogging Friends,


Happy May 1st!!  I can't believe it is May already, but I do love seeing everything coming back to life at this time of year!  Today is the start of a new challenge over on the Dies R Us Challenge Blog with a theme of Anything Goes.


Here is my card for DRU Challenge #192:



Ingredients:

Neenah Solar White paper
Green paper
Magenta paper
Yellow foil paper
Blue foil paper
Yellow paper


For this A2 card I started with a piece of Neenah Solar White Paper to make the card base.  I took some Green paper and the Lawn Fawn Tropical Leaves Background die and cut that out and added that to the card base.  I took a Tim Holtz Splatter stencil, my blending brushes and some Spun Sugar, Milled Lavender and Picked Raspberry distress oxides and stenciled some color on the background.  I took the Magenta paper and the Lawn Fawn Scripty Thanks die and cut that out 3 times, layered one on top of the other and added that to the card.  I took the flower dies from the Lawn Fawn Tropical Leaves Background die and Magenta paper and cut out a bunch of flowers and randomly added them to the card.  I took some Yellow paper and the flower center die and cut out the centers and added them to the flowers.  I took the Blue and Yellow foil paper and the butterfly die and cut out some butterflies and added them to the card.


Don't forget to check our Sister Store in Canada with warehouses in USA & Canada called Didi Crafts.


I hope you will come and join in the fun at the Dies R Us Challenge Blog.  There's a new challenge theme offered on the 1st and 15th of each month and one lucky randomly drawn winner will receive a gift voucher prize to the Dies R Us Store.  For your convenience, all the important Dies R Us links are provided below.


Click below for:


Thanks for stopping by!

Lori

Peace On Earth Christmas Challenge #15

 

Hello Christmas Lovers!!


Today is the start of a new challenge over on the Peace On Earth Christmas Challenge Blog ~ POE #15


Here is the Inspiration Board for the Peace On Earth Challenge:

 Anything Christmas


 


Here is my card for the POE Challenge #15:




Ingredients:

White card stock card base
Plaid paper
Neenah Desert Storm paper
Light Green paper
Dark Green paper
Red paper
Brown paper
Brown ink

For this A2 card I started with a White card base for this card.  I took a piece of Plaid paper, inked the edges with Brown ink and added it to the card.  I took some Light Green, Dark Green and Brown paper and The Greetery BotaniCuts Pine Bough and cut out all the pieces and put it together and added it to the card.  Next I took some Neenah Desert Storm paper and the Pinecone die from the same die set and cut out the Pinecones.  After cutting out all the pieces I used some Brown ink to the edges, pieced them together and added them to the Pine Boughs.  I took some Red paper and The Greetery Fit to Be Tied bow and cut that out and added that to the card.

Please be sure to hop on over to the Peace on Earth Christmas Challenge to see what the Design Team have created and than it is your turn to create Anything Christmas for this challenge!


Thanks for stopping by!


Lori