Saturday, December 15, 2018

Fa La La La La



Welcome friends to the December challenge at
Scrap from your Heart.
This month the challenge is coloring.

I am using a digi stamp from Bugaboo that I used both pencils and markers.

I framed the image with green cs and then mounted it on a green card base with an added sheet of designer paper from Recollections.

I added a small bow tied from bakers twine into the corner to finish it off.


I hope you have fun playing along with us on this challenge.
Can't wait to see all your crafting fun.




Thank you for stopping by.
Have a great crafting day

Dawn

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

celebrate


Welcome to the challenge at
Try Stamping or not on Tuesday
We have a sketch challenge this round as well as  a theme of 'CELEBRATE'.
I will have the sketch below.
For my card, I started with a Darice embossing folder with the word celebrate and some dark purple cs.  Next, I have some printed paper from Recollections.
The sentiment is on a lavender cs with a stamp also by Recollections using gold embossing powder.
All of this mounted onto a lighter shade of lavender cs top fold base with the corners rounder with a chopper.

I hope you have fun playing along in the challenge.




 Here  is  the sketch









Thank you for stopping by ..
Happy Crafting

Dawn

Friday, December 7, 2018

Gingerina






Hello everyone and welcome to another 
Brown Sugar Challenge

The theme this month is 
December Holidays and Celebrations.

Our sponsor this month is 


For my card, I am using Gingerina and I used colored pencils on the image with a touch of marker on the hearts to bring them out a bit.   Trimmed down and rounded the corners and mounted on a red cs frame.  I added red faux stitching and a couple of small gold mylar hearts. 
The paper front is from a Recollections holiday pad and I wrapped red and white bakers twin along the left edge and rounded the corners.  The sentiment was edged in vintage photo distress ink and added with dimensional squares to pop it up a bit. 
All mounted onto a kraft cs side fold base.
I hope you have fun playing along with us this month and I wish you the best of luck in the challenge.

Happy Crafting

Dawn

Doggie Christmas



Hello Everyone, this is my design team
contribution for

The Theme this month is
Winter or Christmas

The digi stamp is "It's Empty"
from Pattie's Creations and the tree I had in my stash so long it's not cataloged.  
I colored the pup and the tree all in colored pencils.  The ornaments are all Neuvo drops.  The sentiment is from Hampton Arts and is stamped in Pine Needles distressed ink and clear embossing powder.  I cut the image down to size and edged the entire piece with Vintage Photo distress and then onto a Kraft cs front.  All of this on a Pine Green top fold cs base. 

I'm looking forward to all of your wonderful creations and I wish you the best of luck in the challenge. 

Thank you for stopping by and have a great crafting day. 


Dawn

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Vintage Christmas



Hello Everyone
Welcome to another fun challenge at
the theme this month 
Christmas
Shabby Chic/Vintage


For my card, I started with the image where I layered the picture and the text.  I colored it with markers.  I cut the frame in red cs and then in white cs where I used a Martha Steward dotted scallop edge punch.  The paper is from Recollections that I bought last year post holiday on an amazing sale and the pad has just been waiting patiently to be pulled from the shelf.  I wrapped red dotted ribbon around the front panel and then mounted everything onto a green top fold cs base.  I dropped some assorted sized red sequins in the corners and then dropped some silver Stickles into the centers.
I hope you have fun playing with us this month.

Thanks for stopping by
Dawn

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Christmas Presents


Hello Everyone ..... 
It's time to flip the calendar once again and it's time for a new challenge at 
 The Crafter's Cafe. 

The theme this month is to use Lace or Christmas 
The sponsors this month are...... 

Paper Nest Dolls 
 and 
Creative Bug on the Loose.

For my card, I am using a image from Creative Bug on the Loose called Bear with Presents.


I used marker and glitter gel pens on the image.  Trimmed and framed with red card stock.  The card front is printed paper from a Recollections holiday pad. 
I wrapped dotted red and white ribbon with a bow around the side.  All mounted on a red top fold cs base.
After it was put together, I added neuvo drops for the ornaments in various colors.




I hope you have fun playing along and I wish you the best of luck in the challenge.

Happy Crafting

Dawn

Unicorn Christmas





Hello Everyone
A new month and a new challenge here at
and ANYTHING GOES! 
Our sponsor this month is one of my favorites




For my card, I am using Santa Baby Unicorn and I used both colored pencils and markers on the image.  I masked off the bottom and blended cracked pistachio, wilted lavender and spun sugar distress inks.  I mounted that onto a piece of pink and white striped paper from DCWV that was in my scrap box.  I then put that onto a piece of pink and pink dotted glitter paper that was in my scrap as well.  I have no idea what pad that is from it's been in there so long. 
All of this was added onto a hot pink side fold cs base. 
I added white puff onto the hat and ball. 

I hope you have fun playing along with us and I wish you the best of luck in the challenge. 

Thanks for stopping by
Happy Crafting


Dawn 

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Candy Elves


Hey Hey Hey 
It's time for another cookie challenge at

The cookies for this challenge is 




The sponsor for this challenge is Cute as a Button.

For my cookie card, I am using Elf Cane and I colored it with markers.   I trimmed it down and framed it with red cs.   Tied red and white bakers twine around the bottom.

The printed paper is from a holiday pad from Recollections. 
All mounted onto a red side fold cs base.
I added various sized crystal stones and clear Neuvo drops all around.


Yummy
I hope you have fun playing along and I wish you the best of luck in the challenge.

Thank you for stopping by
Happy Crafting

Dawn

Sweet Things


Hello Everyone
Welcome to another challenge at

our theme for this run is to use 
your favorite color combination.

The sponsor for this challenge is 


For my card, my fav color combination would be blue. Blue is my signature color.
The image I am using is  Candy Elf C. 
I only used colored pencils on the image.  I then cut the image and framed it with a blue cs using a stitched die set by My Favorite Things.  The printed paper is from Recollections (one of my favorites in their collection).  The flagged sentiment was edged in Tumbled Glass distress ink.
I mounted it all onto a pale blue side fold cs base then added Neuvo Drops in Robins Egg blue.

I hope you have fun playing with us for this challenge.
Thank you for stopping by

Happy Crafting

Dawn

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Holiday Bling




Hello everyone from 
Try Stamping (or Not) on Tuesday.  

The challenge this week is a sketch challenge (see below for sketch) and the theme is
Holiday Bling and Glitz.

For my card, I started with a Santa image that I had and I cut it with MFT scalloped circle die.  I cut a larger scalloped circle out of white cs to frame our Santa.  I then grabbed a bit of green and white glitter card stock from my Christmas pad.  I then cut some red vellum on a diagonal to match the sketch.  I added the sentiment with dimensional squares and more glitter snow flakes and sequins about to bling it up more.  All of this added to a side fold green cs base.

Ho Ho Ho.


Here is the sketch for this challenge:









I hope you have fun playing along with us.


Happy Crafting
Dawn

Monday, November 19, 2018

Winter Westie


Hello everyone ....
It's time for another cookie challenge at
"If you Give a Crafter a Cookie"

Here is the cookie for this challenge




The sponsor for this challenge is and I am using The Winter Westie and I used both markers, colored pencils and distress ink on the image.  The scarf was done in marker.  The Westie was done in pencils of different grays to blend the fur and the background was sponged in Cracked Pistachio.  It was framed with black cs that I used a Martha Steward edge punch for the scalloped edge and then framed again teal cs.  The front panel is gold mylar from DCWV that I absolutely love.   The sentiment is from MFT and stamped in gold embossing powder on teal cs and trimmed to fit the front panel.  All of this was added onto a blue cs side fold base.
I hope you have fun playing along with the challenge this round and I wish you the best of luck.

Happy Crafting

Dawn

Gift Card Envelope



Hello everyone
I have an amazing challenge for you from
The Crafters Cafe Challenge.

This challenge the theme is to make an envelope


The sponsor for this challenge is 
My Stitch in Twine. 


For my card, I'm using  Gingerbread Girl.
I colored her in both marker, colored pencils and glitter gels.
I trimmed is down to the very edge of the digi.
I dry embossed with a basket weave folder and then folded it down to accept the tag with the gift card attached.  I cut the curve at the top with a 1 1/2 inch hole punch.
The tag was blended in a bunch of rainbow colors of distress inks and the 4 U was added by hand.

I added the ribbon to make it easier to pull the tag from the envelope.

I wish you all the best of luck in the challenge and I'm looking forward to want you can craft up.

Have a great crafting day.

Dawn

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Christmas Stocking


Hello everyone
It's time for another challenge at
Scrap from Your Heart.

This month we have a theme of
Christmas !

For my card, I am using a digi stamp from Beccy's Place.  I used markers on the image and then inked faux stitching on the stocking using glitter gels.  I then blended Candied Apple distress ink from the edge towards the image.  I framed it with green cs.  The front panel is designer paper from Recollections.  I set the image on an angle and raised the entire image with dimensional tape. The sentiment was inked with Seedless Preserved distress ink and attached with dimensional tape as well.
I added green, purple and gold sequins and some clear crystal acrylic stones scattered about.
All was added to a cherry red side fold cs base.

I hope you have fun playing along with us.

Thank you for stopping by

Happy Crafting

Dawn

Snow Simple


Hello Everyone
It's time for another fun challenge at
Creative Knockouts

The sponsor for this go round is

and the theme for this challenge is
Thankful Thought

For my card, I used Smiley Snowman.  I used markers and colored pencils on the image.  The background was a Tim Holtz stencil with Fossilized Amber and Mustard Seed distress inks. 
The sentiment is the first line from 'Simple Gifts' by Joseph Brackett.  
The image was trimmed down and mounted on a piece of designer paper from DCWV.  I wrapped yellow and white twine around the bottom and mounted it on yellow cs side fold base. 

Thanks for stopping by.  I really hope you have fun playing along and I wish you the best of luck in the challenge. 



Happy Crafting 
Dawn

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Fall ThankYou




Hello everyone from 
Try Stamping (or Not) on Tuesday.  

The challenge this week is a sketch challenge - (see below for sketch) and a Theme of Thank You.

For my card, I started with white cs and I stamped the wheat image from Fiskars with Ground Espresso Distress Ink and then with clear embossing powder.  I then masked off the center of the card and blended Seedless Preserves, Candied Apple and Fossilized Amber.  The sentiment is on mustard yellow cs trimmed down and then corners rounded that I raised with dimensional tape.  I scattered clear acrylic stones about and then mounted everything on the same mustard yellow side fold cs base.

I hope you have fun playing along.
Here is the sketch for the challenge ....





Happy Crafting.
Dawn

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Happy Anniversary



Hello Everyone.
It's time for another fun challenge at
 Stinkin' Inkers.
The theme this month is
FOR THE FUN OF IT
for a special occasion, just a note, etc.

For my card, I started with a digi stamp by Beccy's Place and I used all markers on the image.
I then cut it with a round die by Simon Says and then cut a larger one by Simon Says with a scallop in pale yellow cs.
I cut yellow polka dot cs from DCWV for the front panel and then put everything together.  I added paper flowers, a bow and some clear crystals to the corners.
All of this was added to a pale yellow top fold cs base.

I hope you have fun playing along with the challenge this month.
Thank you for stopping by.
Happy Crafting

Dawn

Friday, November 2, 2018

Sunflowers



Hello Everyone
It's time for another fun challenge at

This month the theme is
being thankful, thanks, thank you

Our sponsor this month is



For my card, I started with the image 'Sunflowers; and used color pencil on the image.  I then cut it with a stitched oval die from My Favorite Things and then edged it with mustard seed distressed ink.  I mounted that onto a printed front panel with paper from Recollections.  I added that blue sheer ribbon, paper flowers and Neuvo Drops into the corners.
All added onto a side fold pale yellow cs base.

I hope you have fun playing along this month and I wish you all the best of luck in the challenge.

Thank you for stopping
Happy Crafting

Dawn

Mallard

 Hello Everyone, this is my design team
contribution for

The Theme this month is
BIRTHDAYS

The digi stamp is "Flying Mallard"
from Pattie's Creations.

For my card, I started with the image and I used colored pencils so I could blend the colors of the wings.  I trimmed it down and framed it with navy blue cs.  I found a piece of blue and white plaid DCWV in my box and trimmed that as well.  I added the image and some Neuvo drops is robin egg blue around the image.  All on a navy blue top fold cs base.

I hope you have fun playing along.

I would like to add this card to the following challenges if I may please
Polkadoodles: ATG
QKR Stampede: ATG
Color Crazy: ATG must color
Crafty Hazlenut: Must us pattern paper
Always Happy Birthday: ATG w/ HB
Simon Says: Flight
Creative Fingers: ATG

Happy Crafting.

Dawn

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Fall Leaves



Hello Everyone
Welcome to another fun challenge at
the theme this month 
Everything Fall


For my card, I started with white cs and a handful of distress inks.  Fossilized Amber, Peeled Paint, Forest Moss, Antique Linen, Ground Espresso and Old Paper.  I smudged and flicked - smudged and flicked.
I then stamped leaves from Simon Says in Peeled Paint and Walnut Stain on kraft cs and then cut them using the coordinating dies for the set.
The sentiment was also from the same set stamped in Walnut Stain and then embossed with clear embossing powder.  I mounted it onto a side fold kraft cs base.  I added a bakers twine bow onto the large leaf and then crystal acrylic drops scattered about.

I hope you have fun playing along with this months challenge.

I would like to add this card to the following challenges if I may please:
Seize the Birthday: Foliage
Fusion: Fall Porch
The Card Concept: Fall with #6 classy and elegant
Addicted to Stamps: ATG
Die Cut Diva: ATG
Cupcake Inspirations: Fall
Crafty Girls Corner: Fall Colors
Casual Friday: Leaf Inspiration phone


Thanks for stopping by.


Happy Crafting
Dawn

Sweet Tidings


Hello everyone
Welcome to another fun challenge at
Crafts Galore Encore
and it is
ANYTHING GOES
our sponsor for this month is 



For my card, I started with the image Fin and Molly Penguin.  I used markers, gel pens and puff paint on the image.  I then framed it with green cs.  The sentiment was sponged in candied apple. crushed olive and lucky clover distress inks.  The background paper is from Recollections and the addition flags were sponged in the same distress inks as the sentiment.
All was set onto a green cs side fold base.  I then added some red sequins in different sizes.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have fun playing along with our challenge this month.

I would like to add this card to the following challenges if I may please:
4 Crafty Chicks = Christmas
Craft by Design = Christmas
Alphabet Challenge = "P" is for penguin
Crafting from the Heart: ATG

Happy Crafting
Dawn

Sweet Baby


Welcome to another fun challenge at
If you Give a Crafter a Cookie.

The cookie for this challenge is 



The sponsor for the challenge is

For my card, I used all colored pencils in pastel colors.  I then covered the rainbow and wings heavily with wink of stella so that they just sparkle.  The sentiment banner was blended with Spun Sugar and Wilted Violet Distress Inks.
All was mounted onto a violet side fold cs base.

Thank you very much for stopping by and I hope you have fun playing along with this challenge.




I would like to add this card to the following challenges if I may please:
Polkadoodles: ATG
QKR Stampede:  ATG
Crafting from the Heart ATG
Jo's Scrap Shack: ATG

Happy Crafting
Dawn

Sweet Couple





Hello everyone
It's time for another fun challenge at
Creative Knockouts

The sponsor for this go round is
and the theme is 
CAS



For my card, I am using the image 'cute couple' and I used watercolor on the image giving the fur a bit of texture. I then took a piece of white cs and used a Spellbinders heart die and then ran it through with a swirl embossing folder and then raised it with dimensional tape.
A piece of pale green vellum with a Tim Holtz stamp sentiment and then a couldn't resist a little pale blue bow to finish it off.
I hope you have fun playing along with this challenge and I wish you all the very best of luck as well.

I would like to add this card to the following challenges if I may please:
Cards 4 Gals: go digital
Inkspirational: Use Vellum
Die Cut Divas: ATG
QKR Stampede: ATG
Carlins Card Challenge: Anniversary/Heart
Sunny Day Crafting: Animals
Digi Stamps 4 Joy: ATG with ribbon

Happy Crafting
Dawn

Rock Star


Hello everyone
I have an amazing challenge for you from
The Crafters Cafe Challenge.

This challenge the theme is Masculine

The three sponsors for this challenge are
Bugaboo
Rick St. Dennis
Decosse's Dynomite Doodles.


For my card, I am working with a Bugaboo Digi: Rock Star.  I used markers on the image.  I framed it with lime green cs.  The background papers are from DCWV.  The stars were cut with my cricut and a fiskars star punch.  I used both clear stones in different sizes, glossy accents and wink of stella on the stars to bling them up.
This was all set on a lime green cs side fold base.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have fun playing along with the challenge.  I wish you luck as well.

I would like to add this card to the following card challenges if I may please:
Crafty Card Makers: Color Explosion
Color Crazy: ATG
Jo's Scrap Shack: ATG
Do Al Creations: Mens World
Outlawz: Monday's Greetings ATG

Happy crafting.

Dawn

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Halloween Monsters


Hello everyone from 
Try Stamping (or Not) on Tuesday.

The challenge this week is a sketch challenge - see below with cozy patterns.

For my card, I started with a digi stamp from Bugaboo and I colored with pencils.  The 2 pattern papers are from DCWV and attached to a black cs front.  The spider web was cut from a scrap piece of Recollections halloween pad with a scalloped round die from Sizzix.  The digi was framed with purple cs.  All was attached to a purple side fold cs base.  A couple of lime green neuvo drops under the graphic to complete sketch.


Here is the sketch:



I hope you have fun playing along.









I would like to add this card to the following challenges if I may please:
Crafty Girls Corner: Halloween
Lemon Shortbread: ATG
Simon Says: Halloween
The House That Stamps Build: ATG
As You Like It: Halloween without a doubt ... favorite holiday
Cards for Gals: Lets go Digital
Southern Girls: Critter Crazy
Outlawz: ATG
Always Fun: Halloween #82
Crafting from the Heart: ATG
Cupcake Inspirations: Fall Fun
Animal Friends: Halloween
Sasayaki Glitter: Halloween / Fall / Harvest
Sunny Day Crafts: Animals
That's Crafty: Spooky
Unicorn Challenge: Halloween
Stamp Ink Paper: Trick or Treat




Have a great crafting day
Thanks for stopping by

Dawn

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Mummy


Hello everyone and welcome to
another fun challenge 
The theme for this challenge is 
Halloween
Green, Orange, Purple, Black

Our Sponsor for this challenge is 
All Dressed Up




For my card, I started with white cs and smooshed carved pumpkin, wilted violet, twisted citron distress inks.  The image is 'Dressed for Mummy' and I used both markers and colored pencils on the image.  I edged it wit carved pumpkin distress ink and then framed it with lime and lavender card stock.  I cut the spider webs with a die from Recollections and set in on a black side fold cs base.  I scattered lime green Neuvo drops as well.

Thanks for stopping by, please free to comment.  I love hearing from you.
I also wish you the best of luck in the challenge.

I would like to add this card to the following challenges if I may please:
Pause Dream Enjoy: ATG with a card
Sasayaki Glitter: Halloween
Unicorn Challenge: Halloween
Craft By Design: Boo
Little Red Wagon: Use  a Digi
City Crafter: Halloween
Sisterhood of Crafters: Cute Spooks
Lemon Shortbread: ATG
Creative with Stamps: Halloween
Through the Craftroom Door: ATG

Happy Crafting

Dawn

Halloween Princess





Hello Everyone.  It's that time again.
Time for another fun challenge at

The cookie for this challenges is 






The sponsor for this challenge is Little Blue Button.
For my card, I used color pencils for the image.  I then blended Twisted Citron and Squeezed Lemonade from the edges to the center.
The sentiment was colored with marker and then edged with Wilted Violet.
The drips were cut from lime green cs with a Sizzix die.
I added lavender and white sequins and clear crystals randomly around.
Everything was added onto a lime green cs base.


I hope you have fun playing along and I wish you luck in the challenge.

I wold like to add this card to the following challenge if I may please:
Dies R Us: Anything Fall
Happy Little Stamper: ATG with a Die
Sasayaki Glitter: Halloween
Die Cut Diva: Halloween
Unicorn Challenge: Halloween
Carlin's Challenge: Cat
Little Red Wagon: Use a Digi
City Crafter: Halloween
Aurora Wings: Once Upon a Dream
Crafty Calendar: Autumn
Craft Rocket Challenge: Halloween
Pause Dream Enjoy: Fall
That's Crafty: Spooky
Sisterhood of Crafters: Cute Halloween
Lemon Shortbread: ATG

Happy Crafting.

Dawn


Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Thinking of U



It's time for another challenge at
Try Stamping (or Not) on Tuesday.

This week there is a color challenge.  Pink, Purple and Orange.
For my card, I used a digi stamp by Beccy's Place/
I used markers on the image, then framed with both lavender and yellow cs.
The lavender background paper is from DCWV. The flag was edged in Seedless Preserves.
All added to a black side fold cs base.

I hope you have fun playing along with this weeks challenge at Try Stampin or not on Tuesday.



I would like to add this card to the following challenges if I may please:
Tuesday Throwdown: Missing You
Lemon Shortbread - ATG
4 Crafty Chicks - Pink > Orange
Shopping Our Stash - Pink > Orange
QKR Stampede - ATG
Colour Crazy - ATG
Through the Craft Room Door - ATG
Polkadoodles - ATG

Thank you so much for stopping by

Happy Crafting.

Proud top three pick at
Tuesday Throwdown
Thank you so very much.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Trick or Treat


Hello everyone
I have an amazing challenge for you from
The Crafters Cafe Challenge.

This challenge the theme is Feminine. 

The three sponsors for this challenge are
Sheepski Designs
My Besties
Polkadoodles




For my card, I am using Party Girl, by Polkadoodles.  I used both colored pencils and markers on the image.
I cut the image down and framed it in both lavender and orange cs.  I the added it to a candy corn cs front panel by Recollections.
The sentiment was edged in Shaded Lilac distress ink and added to the side of the image.  I added Neuvo Drops in lime green, orange and clear to the corners and then added a couple of die cut candy corn that I had in my stash forever.
All mounted onto a black side fold cs base.
I really hope you have fun playing along and I wish you all the best of luck in the challenge this round.

I would like to add this card to the following challenges if I may please:
Sisterhood of Crafters: Cute Spooks
Sweet Stamping: Halloween
Cute Card Thursday: Halloween
Jo's Scrap Shack: ATG #255
Polkadoodles: ATG
Color Crazy: ATG
Outlawz: Halloween


Thanks for stopping by and saying hi
Happy Crafting
Dawn