Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Back To School

This weeks Challenge at Belles 'N Whistles is Back To School. They are leaving lots of room for interpretation so check out their blog and play along this week.

Monday, August 30, 2010

A Little Sweetness

Over at The Greeting Farm they are gearing up for they're "Sweet September" release on Wednesday. They have been previewing some of their sweet and adorable new stamps since last week. If you haven't checked out their site you will want to do so, I have one of everything on my "Wish List"! For their Farm Fresh Friday they had a Sketch this week and this weeks lucky winner will get the Brand NEW "Sweet & Toxic" set FREE! So my interpretation of this weeks sketch and my entry to try and win this new set is:

Friday, August 27, 2010

No Pretty Papers

The challenge over at Doodle Dragon Studio is to create your card without the use of Designer paper. Yes it really is possible to create a card without the use of pretty, pretty papers!

Tootin About Texture

This week over at The Greeting Farm they are Tootin' about Texture. They even put up two short video clips to show several different ways to add texture with your copics. But the texture need not stop there, add any texture you want and do it your way, just texturize that card!

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Crinkled Ribbon

Over at All that Scraps this weeks challenge is crinkled ribbon. If it isn't already crinkled, do it yourself and get in on a card with one of their stamps to get in on this easy and fund challenge.

King & Queen Challenge

Hi to all again. Over at The Greeting Farm they are having an awesome new challenge. It is The Farm King & Queen Challenge! Who will be crowned King & Queen???

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Everything Goes

It is Open Game over at Belles 'N Whistles this week. That mean anything and everything goes for this weeks challenge! I am so ready for some cooler weather that yes I am using autumn colors again.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Polka Dots

This week Karen's Doodles challenge #25 is Polka Dots. They can be big or little, a few or a lot but just be sure that you use polka dots!

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Hawaiian Shores Color Challenge

This weeks Farm Fresh Friday from The Greeting Farm is a Color Challenge which they call Hawaiian Shores. The colors that are to be used are: Tangerine Tango, Kiwi Kiss and Blue. I've used Baja Breeze for my blue.

Friday, August 20, 2010


This weeks challenge over at All That Scraps is "Fruit". It doesn't matter how just be sure to use fruit on your card in some manner. It can be part of the stamp, on the paper, die cuts, brads, etc. Just get the fruit on the card and of course you must include one of their stamps as well.

Tootin' About Spray Inks

Over a The Greeting Farms Club Anya & Friends this week they are tootin' about Spray Inks. I'm using Glimmermist as that is my favorite spray ink and I have them all. Don't tell my hubby that one! These are so much fun to play with you will have loads of fun finding out which way is your favorite method!

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Lions and Tigers and Bear...

Oh my it does not have to be lion and tigers and bears but Challenge #24 over at Karen's doodles is Animals. I used one of the free digital stamps I had gotten from Karen's Doodles for this challenge and you too can go grab a FREE digital stamp to enter this challenge or you can purchase some of the great animal stamps from the shop. This challenge is still open and you have until Tuesday evening to get you entry!

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Warm Colors

This week at Belles 'N Whistles the challenge is "Warm Colors"! I guess they are as anxious for the autumn weather to get here as I am. Plus the colors are autumn are just so beautifully deep, rich and warm how could one not one not be ready to see those colors again! In that that spirit I've created the following card to enter in this weeks challenge.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

OWH Card Drive Event

On October 10th I am hosting a card drive Event for the OWH at the Stamp Express. So all the cards I've created for challenges I have been packing up as my card donations for this event. I even went through all my old cards from challenges and swaps to add to my donation. My goal is to have 100 cards to donate. I'm hoping for a very fruitful and successful event. Here are a few cards I created this past week for the card drive!
This card is made from CC Designs Stamp Digital Stamp from All the scraps.
For this card I used a digital stamp from Doodle Dragon Studios.

And finally for this card I used a digital stamp from The Greeting Farm.

Monday, August 16, 2010

What's Your Lucky Number?

This past Friday was "Friday the 13th" thus the girls over at The Greeting Farm incorporated that into their Farm Fresh Friday Challenge. You don't have to use your lucky number but who wouldn't want to since you have a chance to win!!! My lucky number is indeed 13 but I used the number 4 as that is the age our grandson is going next month.

Sketching & Scrapping

It is an all new challenge over at The Greeting Farm; Sketching and Scrapping with the Farmers. This is a monthly challenge that will be on the 2nd Thursday of each month. This month's sketch is designed by Mercy and my interpretation of that sketch is as follows.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Die Cuts

The objective for todays card is to us Die Cuts. I choose to use a tree die cut from my cricuit cartridge Tinkerbell and Friends. I paired my die cut tree with cc designs swiss pixies Bridgette on a tree stump.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Tickled Pink

I'm simply tickled pink to be entering this month's "monthly sketch challenge #4" at Tickled Pink! They not only carry stamps from some of my favorite companies they also have their own line of stamps that are incredibly fabulous. My interpretation of their lovely little circle sketch is as follows:

What's Cooking???

A recipe challenge is what's cooking with Doodle Dragon Studio Designs! And the recipe is to use a doodle dragon studio image, buttons, stitching and a decorative edge. At the end of all that here is what I created!

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

OWH Sketch Challenge #29

Here is my interpretation of the OWH Stars & Stripes Sketch Challenge #29. This one is very basic and I didn't turn or alter it in anyway.

Purple Challenge

Over at Belles 'N Whistles they have gone Purple for this weeks challenge and "any color/shade/hue/tint of purple" is game this week.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Summer Zest Challenge

This "Summer Zest" Challenge is the 23rd challenge with Karen's Doodles. What is Summer Zest? It is a color challenge of Yellow, Orange, Lime Green and a touch of Blue. As always the 1st place winner will receive 3 FREE digi's; the 2nd place winner will receive 2 FREE Digi's and the 3rd place winner will receive 1 FREE digi. Here is hoping for another winner!

Funky Button Challenge

This Button Challenge is from The Greeting Farm and the Club Anya and Friends Monday Mania. It is not only a button challenge but as described by the host "The Funkier the Better Button" I picked out the Funkiest Button I could find from my many jars of buttons to use for this challenge. Here's hoping to having the winning entry!!!

Monday, August 9, 2010

Color Challenge

Finally, I am back with an "All That Scraps" Color Challenge. The colors for this challenge are: Chocolate, Aqua and Kraft. And here is my card that I have made to for this challenge.

Yeah, I'm back

Yeah, I am finally back and the computer problems are solved. We ended up having to save everything we wanted to keep to a memory stick and resetting our computer to the original factory settings to be sure we wiped out any and everything that could be causing our problems.
Unfortunately we haven't gotten all our pictures and all back into the computer so I will have to get back on to post some cards then. I just wanted to let you know that they will be coming soon.
Meanwhile there are some great previews and prizes to be had over at the blog of http://allthatscraps.com/ They have tons of great stamps and digi's over there so be sure to check all there CC Design stamps out while you're there as well.

Friday, August 6, 2010

Computer on the Blink

Wanted to let you all know we are having a few computer issues here. I haven't been able to post due to these issues. As soon as the issues have been resolved I will update my posts and share the cards I currently have saved but am unable to access at this time. Will be back as soon as I can, hopefully by the weekend!

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Fun in the Sun with Belles 'N Whistles

This weeks challenge with Belles 'N Whistles is "Fun in the Sun". My interpretation of this is using their Sunshine and Apples stamp. This is one of my favorite stamps where Belle is walking in the sun with a parasol carrying an arm full of flowers and a basket of apples. Enjoy!

Sunday, August 1, 2010

TGF Anniversary Celebration

Happy - Happy Anniversary To The Greeting Farm! And to Celebrate this Fabulous Milestone, TGF is having a one of a kind blog hop. Many of their fans have gotten on board the Celebration Train and are some of the many stop on the blog hop today. Join in the fun, visit all the stops and if you are the lucky winner there is a Terrific prize to be had.
Start the hop at http://splendidstamping.blogspot.com/ Leave a little love at each stop on the blog hop before continuing on.
To continue on your way; go back to http://splendidstamping.blogspot.com/ to be directed to the next stop on the blog hop. Remember to leave a little love at each stop on the blog hop before returning to to the splendid stamping blog to continue onto the next stop.
When you've finished the entire hop return to http://splendidstampin.blogspot.com/ leave one final comment here to finish your entry for the entire August Release Prize!
I decided to use a rubber stamp and digi for my bog hop card. I love that TGF has both rubber stamps and digi's. I love them both and would be hard pressed to choose a preference.