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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Sparkle with Southern Girls Challenge

It seems sooo long since I have made a The Southern Girls Challenge card with the Christmas break so what an awesome challenge to start back with for me.

The Challenge is 'Sparkle' and Concetta Designs is our sponsor so I have used her image 'Rose Tattoo Style - Fantasy Maiden'

Oh oh oh....I fogot to tell you we are have a Design Team Call so please go check out all the details at  The Southern Girls Challenge blog.  It's a great group of talented girls so don't be afraid to join in the fun!


 Card Specs
Stamp/Image:  Concetta Designs 'Rose Tattoo Style - Fantasy Maiden'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and bazzill
Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye 'Ooh La La' papers
 Inks: Printer
 Die Cuts: Spellbinders Classic circle and Stately Circles
 Embellishments:   Misc Lace, Kaiser Gems, EK Success 'ticket Stickers' and Kindy Glitz.

 I am also going to enter this into the following challenges
TBA

Now go check out the other DT's amazing creations at The Southern Girls Challenge

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Get Ready to Celebrate


This weeks Challenge for The Paper Shelter is Layers and we want lots of them...at least 3!
 
I have used TPS She's Charming for my DT Creation.

Remember there are great prizes up for grabs!  If you play with a TPS image there is a chance of winning a $30 gift certificate and if you play with a different brand image then you have a chance of winning three digis of your choice.

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: TPS 'She's Charming'
Colouring: Printer
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye 'Unforgettable' and Carta Bella 'True Friends'
 Inks: Printer and Versafine 'Onyx Black'
 Die Cuts:  Spellbinders 'Lables Eighteen'
 Embellishments:   Misc Lace, Prima flower and Kaiser Pealrs

Now go check out the other DT's amazing creations at The Paper Shelter Challenge blog.
Happy Crafting
Sam xx


Challenge prize badge 
 
Friday, January 23, 2015

OMT.......oh my teddies!

This week at Crafty Catz Weekly challenge we have gone bear crazy with our 'oh my teddies' challenge


The sponsor this week is Crafty Sentiments and I have used one of their images called 'Charles Bear - Let's Play'...isn't he cute!





Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Crafty Sentiments 'Charles Bear - Let's Play' and MFT TBA
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Carta Bella 'Boy oh Boy'
 Inks: Printer and Versafine 'Tuxedo black'
 Die Cuts: Die-namics ball
 Embellishments: KindyGlitz and Kaiser Gems


I am going to enter this in the following challenges
Sister Act Card Challenge # 90 - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Corner Challenge # 3 - Let's hear it for the boys
Papertake Weekly Challenge - Let's get in shape (use 3 different shapes...I've used squares, stars and football shapes)
Partytime Tuesday Challenge # 194 - Anything Goes


Now go check out the other DT's amazing creations at Crafty Catz Challenge blog.


 Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Friday, January 16, 2015

New Beginnings!

This week at Crafty Catz Weekly challenge it's 'New Beginnings' so I have made a baby card...ahhhh
 
The sponsor this week is Crafty Ribbons.


Card Specs
Sorry no card specs this week.  If you really want to know something about this card leave me a comment and I'll get back to you!

Now go check out the other DT's amazing creations at Crafty Catz Challenge blog.

 Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The Paper Shelter Team B welcomes you back!

It's the first challenge back for The Paper Shelter's Team B in 2015 and we are having one of my favourite challenges Dies and/or punches.

I have used TPS Cool Waitress for my DT creation and used 4 dies to meet the challenge requirements.
How many can you use?

Remember there are great prizes up for grabs!  If you play with a TPS image there is a chance of winning a $30 gift certificate and if you play with a different brand image then you have a chance of winning three digis of your choice.


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: TPS 'Cool Waitress' and Close to my Heart 'Heartfelt Birthday Wish Occassions'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper:
 Inks: Printer and Versafine Onxy Black
 Die Cuts: Papertry Ink 'Birthday Trio', CC Design 'Bubble Border', Spellbinders Classic and Scalloped Ovals.
 Embellishments:  Misc buttons, DMC Cotten and kindyglitz

I am going to enter this one into the following challenges
Digi Choosday Challenge - Birthday
Party Time Tuesdays Challenge # 194 - Anything Goes
The Crazy Challenge # 188 - Buttons
Stamping Sensations January Challenge - Dies and Punches

Now go check out the other DT's amazing creations at The Paper Shelter Challenge blog.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Challenge prize badge

Friday, January 9, 2015

Polka Dot Challenge with Crafty Catz

This week at Crafty Catz Weekly challenge we want to see Polka Dots...and lots of them as it is our Polka Dot challenge.

The sponsor this week is Inky Impressions and I have used Birthday Lili for my card creation.


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Inky Impressions 'Birthday Lili', Taylored Expressions '{instaFun}' set and Close to my Heart 'Joyful Birthday Occasions
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Misc Scrap
 Inks: Printer and Versafine 'Tuxedo black'
 Die Cuts: Taylored Expressions 'Instant Photo Frames'
 Embellishments: Bakers Twine and Kaiser Gems

Now go check out the other DT's amazing creations at Crafty Catz Challenge blog.

 Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Friday, January 2, 2015

Guest Designing for Crafty Catz

Today I have some exciting news.....

I'm guest designing for Crafty Catz weekly challenge for the next 3 months.  Yeah!!

So the first challenge for me and the new year...oh HAPPY NEW YEAR; is Anything Goes.
And we all love Anything Goes Challenges so start crafting with those crafty Christmas presents you received.

Our sponsor this week is Fitztown and I have used one of their beautiful images called Kitten Queen Image 4 and there are prizes up for grabs.


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Fitztown 'Kitten Queen Image 4' and Close to my Heart 'Perfect-Fit Birthday Occasions'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Carta Bella 'True Friends'
 Inks: Printer and Versafine 'Tuxedo black'
 Die Cuts: Memory Box 'Geneva Vine', Spellbinders Classic and Lacey Circles
 Embellishments: Misc Prima Flowers, Burlap Element Butterfly and Kaiser Pearls


I am going to enter this in the following challenges
ABC Challenge - A is for Anything Goes
Die Cut Divas Challenge - Anything Goes
Sparkles Monthly Challenge # 63 - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday Challenge # 354 - Anything Goes
Divas by Design Challenge - Anything Goes

Now go check out the other DT's amazing creations at Crafty Catz Challenge blog.


Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Anything Goes at the Paper Shelter

Wow this year has gone quickly and it is the last Challenge for The Paper Shelter in 2014!

We have just completed the blog hop for our 4th Birthday Celebrations and there were soooo many lucky winners so remember to go check out if you were one at the The Paper Shelter blog.

I had one lucky winner right here for leaving me beautiful comment.  As I had so many lovely comments I put all the names in a hat and drew out Alison Barlow.  Go claim your prize!!

OK onto the challenge for this round which will run for 3 weeks.  We will be back on the 14th January for a new challenge for another year.

So here goes with Anything Goes.

  
Card Specs
Stamp/Image: TPS 'A Smart Snowhite
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye 'Unforgettable Collection'
 Inks: Printer
 Die Cuts: Nil
 Embellishments:  Jim Holtz Adage Tickets, Misc lace, Crochet flowers, Misc wood pieces and Kaiser Gems


Now go check out the other DT's amazing creations at The Paper Shelter Challenge blog.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Challenge prize badge

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Blog Hopping with The Paper Shelter

Hello fellow crafters and welcome to The Paper Shelter Blog Hop and this is in celebration of their reaching their 4th Birthday on December 8th. It will be a two week Challenge and both Design Teams are taking part.


The Hop is our way of inviting you to join in with us and this one is a  "A Special Celebration" theme, which I know is extremely popular!!!! If you have landed here from Pat then you're heading in the right direction - if not then you'll want to head on back to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog to start again, as you'll not want to miss out on this one! 
Our Design Team have worked very hard and are showcasing the gorgeous images available from The Paper Shelter Website and each blog on the hop is offering one lucky commenter a digi of their choice as well as the main prize, details of which are on The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot.


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: TPS 'Stylish Flirting'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Kaiser Crafts 'Lilac Avenue Collection'
 Inks: Printer
 Die Cuts:Spellbinders 'Fleur De Lis Squares'
 Embellishments:  Misc flowers and American Crafts Rub-Ons
I am going to enter this one into the following challenges

A Little Bit Crafty Challenge - Anything Goes...but NOT Christmas
Papertake Weekly Challenge - Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesday Challenge # 192 - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge - Anything Goes and GDT
Digitally 'Sweet' Challenge # 116 - Anything Goes (first time of entered this one!

From here you will need to hop on over to Vannessa.  Don't forget to leave your comment for a chance of winning your choice of one of the fab digis available in store.

Hop! Hop! Hop!
Good luck and hope you're enjoying it so far.

Happy Crafting
Sam 




Thursday, November 27, 2014

Celebrate good times, come on...it's a celebration!

So the challenge for this fortnight for The Southern Girls Challenge is 'Celebrations'
It is our 100th Challenge so lets all Celebrate!!
  The sponsors for this challenge (with Prizes up for Grabs!) are:
  • Lacy Sunshine; and
  • Retail Girls
  I have used a Lacy Sunshine (our fantastic sponsor's) image called Lizabeth Rockabilly


 Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Lacy Sunshine 'Lizabeth Rockabilly'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and bazzill
Patterned Paper:Echo Park 'Dots & Stripes - Metropolitan'
 Inks: Printe
 Die Cuts: Spellbinders scalloped Oval
 Embellishments:   Kaiser gems, Kaiser sparklets, miniMarks rub-ons, Bella silk, Misc paper doily, Misc Ribbon and decorative pins

 I am also going to enter this into the following challenges
4 Crafty Chicks Challenge #222 - Diecuts
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesday Challege # 191 - Anything Goes

Now go check out the other DT's amazing creations at The Southern Girls Challenge

Happy Crafting
Sam xx