Monday, May 20, 2024

PoP Art/Creativity


  As we meander a Path of Positivity, we are challenging you to create something inspired by Quotes about Creativity/Art!  Of course, you can share anything positive you like, the theme is always optional.

I chose this quote from the PoP list of May Quotes: “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” — Edgar Degas

Inside of Card 

Interested in how I designed/created this project?  Check out the video below:


Remember, you may share any sort of artistic medium over at 
PoP:  writing, cards, journals, scrapbooking, painting, sewing, baking, needle crafts, etc as long as it is positive!  The theme is always optional.  

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 Material List:
Quote by Edgar Degas
CTMH Cardstock
CTMH Ink
Eye Glasses Cut: CTMH Artistry
ART Cut: CTMH Art Philosophy
Stampendous Pearlustre Champagne Embossing Powder
Ranger Big & bossy Embossing Ink 
Shimmer Tape
Cricut Design Space:  Designed and cut from CDS, Offset, Shapes, Font/Text
Cricut Access:  Font-Double Whipped; Floral from Kori Clark-Coloring Pages
Cricut Standard Mat
Cricut Blade
Cricut Maker

 Sharing with these challenges:  

Aloha Friday:  Flowers
Place to Start:  AG + Optional ~ For a Lady
Inspiration Station:  Photo Prompt (Beautiful flowers in pink, yellow, blue, white with monochrome all around!)
Unicorn:  For the Girls
Allsorts:  AG

Be sure to come over and see 
what the team thinks about our optional twist!  
You can also find more information about entering the challenge!  

Thanks to Scribbles Designs for sponsoring our Monthly Random Prize!

Thanks for stopping by!  Make yourself at home and feel free to peruse other posts/pages, leave a comment, and/or check out my Pinterest and YouTube Channel.    


Friday, May 17, 2024

Send Me Flowers at Cut It Up


 Our new challenge over at Cut It Up is 'Send Me Flowers!'  This challenge theme is a sneaky way to gets lots of flowers!  hahaha

Check out the video below to see how I designed this fun card:

 Come share your projects with us at Cut It Up.  Remember to include a die cut for this challenge!

Material List:
Pink and Main: Snail Mail Stamp and Die (Retired, I think)
Spellbinders Grand Calibur (Die cutting/Embossing Machine)
Copic Markers
Papers from ColorBok Wild Rose
CTMH Ink
Twine from Really Reasonable Ribbon
White Pearls colored with E55 Copic
Cereal Box for dimension
Adhesives: Fabri-Tac; ATG;

This is off to the following challenges:  

Triple B:  AG using Birds, Blooms, or Butterflies
Paper Funday:  Flower Shoppe
(PIN)spirational: Use Designer Paper
Craft Rocket:  Flowers
Aloha Friday:  Flowers
Stamping Senstions:  AG opt mood board
We Love Stamping:  Vintage
Make My Monday:  Florals
Place to Start:  AG + Optional ~ For a Lady
Aud Sentiments:  Foiling and/or Flowers + a Sentiment
Crafty Gals Corner:  AG with option lace and/or pearls
Unicorn:  For the Girls
Passion for Markers:  Let it Bloom

When you visit the Cut It Up blog, have fun viewing the DT projects. Then be sure to share your project with us ~ don't forget the die cut!

Thanks for stopping by!  Make yourself at home and feel free to peruse other posts/pages, leave a comment, and/or check out my Pinterest and YouTube Channel.  

Monday, May 6, 2024

PoP Quotes Creativity/Art

 As we meander a Path of Positivity, we are challenging you to create something inspired by Quotes about Creativity/Art!  Of course, you can share anything positive you like, the theme is always optional.

Here's the inside of the card.


I chose this quote from the PoP list of May Quotes:  “Creativity is seeing what others see and thinking what no one else ever thought.” — Albert Einstein

Remember, you may share any sort of artistic medium over at PoP:  writing, cards, journals, scrapbooking, painting, sewing, baking, needle crafts, etc as long as it is positive!  The theme is always optional.  

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 Material List:
Quote by Albert Einstein
Einstein Digi from Creative Fabrica
Chalkboard Digi Paper from Stash
Cricut Design Space:  Designed and cut from CDS, Offset, Reverse, Print Then Cut
Cricut Access:  Font Artisual Deco and Cricut Sans; Math from Math The Only Subject that Counts; 
Cricut Standard Mat
Cricut Blade
Cricut Maker

 Sharing with these challenges:  

CD Sunday Plus:  AG using a CD, USB, or Digi
Daisy Chain:  Boys/Men

Be sure to come over and see 
what the team thinks about our optional twist!  
You can also find more information about entering the challenge!  

Thanks to Scribbles Designs for sponsoring our Monthly Random Prize!

Thanks for stopping by!  Make yourself at home and feel free to peruse other posts/pages, leave a comment, and/or check out my Pinterest and YouTube Channel.    

Saturday, May 4, 2024

Mug of Love Flowers Photo Frame


 Time for a new challenge at The Outlawz Anything Goes in a Card Free Zone and the Optional theme is Flowers! 
 
Curious about this project; check out the video below!  


Material List:
Cup Cut from MyScrapChick  https://tinyurl.com/52rnahwj
Digital Paper Vectoria Designs  Vintage Wood  https://tinyurl.com/2ycm586r
Cereal Box
Prima Flower
Twine
Black Self Adhesive Vinyl
Pink Cardstock CTMH
Gems from CTMH (retired)
Adhesives:  Fabri-Tac, Double Score Tape
Cricut Design Space: Design and Print Then Cut; Offset
Cricut Access: heart; fonts: Sweetie Anabella and Learning Curve
Cricut Standard Mat Cricut Maker

My project is off to the following challenges:  
FarmQuest General Store:  AG Country  -Every country store needs some mugs and flowers, right?  ; )
We Love 2 Create:  AG Mixed Media
Everybody Art Challenge:  Roses in the Background
Creative Artiste:  AG Mixed Media
Tic, Tac, Toe:  Board filled below
CD Sunday Plus:  AG using a CD, USB, or Digi
The Outlawz Sunday Song and Rhyme:  "The child blinks his eyes, ...blossoms are in bloom"
Four Seasons:  AG Spring
PaperMinutes:  Roses
Paper Funday:  Flower Shoppe
Die Cut Divas:  Monochromatic
Beautiful Blossoms:  AG Flowers/Florals
Triple B:  Birds, Butterflies or Blooms
The Outlawz Festive Friday:  Wrap it Up-using twine and Spring Flowers (and more options)
Halloween and Other Occasions:  Halloween, Birthday, Father's Day, Your Country Celebrations  (In May we celebrate Mother's Day in the US; I think this would be a perfect Mother's Day gift or a birthday gift for a lucky grandma/aunt!)
As You Like It:  I usually go bolder; but when I create with photos, I like to go a bit softer following the color scheme.  I feel it draws the eye to the photo even if I have a lot going on in the layout/creation.  
Craft Rocket:  Flowers
Aloha Friday:  Flowers

Be sure to visit  Anything Goes in a Card Free Zone 
for all the details about the challenge and 
to check out all the creative inspiration from the DT and participants!

Thanks for stopping by!  Make yourself at home and feel free to peruse other posts/pages, leave a comment, and/or check out my Pinterest and YouTube Channel.      

Friday, May 3, 2024

Sentiment and a Head Start on Christmas!


Our new challenge over at 
Cut It Up is 'Add a Sentiment!'  I figured this would be a perfect time to get a Christmas card going!

Check out the video below to see how I designed this unique tag using just a few different techniques, 2 shapes, and one floral all from the Cricut Access!

 Come share your projects with us at Cut It Up.  Remember to include a die cut for this challenge!

Material List:
Copic Markers
Digi Paper:  Polkadoodles
Digi:  Stamplorations Coffee Sleigh
CTMH Inks
Sequins
Adhesives: Fabri-Tac; ATG
Cricut Design Space: Designed, Printed and Cut from CDS; Offset Feature
Cuts from Design Space: Shapes
Cricut Access: Sentiment from the following fonts: Noah's ABC Animals, Bayamo, Love Spell, Vala, Storybook-Shorty
Cricut Standard Mat
Cricut Blade
Cricut Maker

This is off to the following challenges:  
613 Avenue Create:  AG opt. a Splash of Color
Word Power:  Sentiment Focus
Addicted to Stamps:  Christmas
Merry Little Christmas:  AG Christmas
12 Months of Christmas:  AG Winter Holiday/Christmas Card
Christmas Crafts All Year 'Round:  HOT/COLD DRINKS and/or CHRISTMAS MOVIE
The Outlawz Festive Friday:  Christmas (and more options)

When you visit the Cut It Up blog, have fun viewing the DT projects. Then be sure to share your project with us ~ don't forget the die cut!

Thanks for stopping by!  Make yourself at home and feel free to peruse other posts/pages, leave a comment, and/or check out my Pinterest and YouTube Channel.   

Thursday, May 2, 2024

Flower Power at Twisted Thursday

  It's time for a new challenge over at The Outlawz Twisted Thursday and the optional twist is Flower Power!  The challenge is sponsored by Beccy's Place!

I chose to use the compass image Walk by Faith to create an embellishment clip for one of my horse journals!

Back of the Clip

 Material List 

Beccy's Place:  Compass Image Walk by Faith
Digi Paper from Vectoria Designs
Copic Markers
Pearl from Honey Bee
Paperclip
CTMH Cardstock
Adhesives: Fabri-Tac; ATG  
Cricut Design Space: Designed, Printed and Cut from CDS; Offset Feature
Cuts from Design Space: Shapes;
Cricut Standard Mat
Cricut Blade
Cricut Maker

My project is off to the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create:  AG opt. a Splash of Color
Place to Start:  AG opt Add one or more Flowers
Creative Fingers:  AG papercraft
A Gem of a Challenge:  AG papercraft
Tic, Tac, Toe:  Board filled below
CD Sunday Plus:  AG using a CD, USB, or Digi
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends:  AG
Paper Funday:  Flower Shoppe
Creatalicious:  AG wtih opt Use Something New (New Digi!)

Be sure to visit
for all the details about the challenge 
and to check out all fun inspiration from the DT and participants! 

Thanks for stopping by!  Make yourself at home and feel free to peruse other posts/pages, leave a comment, and/or check out my Pinterest and YouTube Channel.  

Monday, April 22, 2024

CAS Christmas


 Conie Fong has adorable digi bundles for all your projects as well as a new YouTube Drawing Channel Draw with Conie!  
Be sure to visit the the Conie Fong FB Page and share your Conie Fong image coloring, projects, and drawings:  Conie Fong FaceBook.  Conie now has a Draw with Conie Channel on YouTube; come check it out!   

Material List 

Digi:  Conie Fong Noelle's Gift Bonus Image https://tinyurl.com/5c3xy87h
Copic Markers
Embossing Folder
Adhesives:  ATG, Fabri-Tac
Cricut Design Space: Design; Print Then Cut; Offset
Cricut Access: Shapes
Cricut Standard Mat Cricut Maker

My card is off to the following challenges:
Place to Start:  AG opt Add one or more Flowers
The Holly and The Ivy:  AG Christmas
Triple B:  Birds, Butterflies, and/or Blooms
12 Months of Christmas:  AG Christmas/Winter Holiday Card
The Outlawz Festive Friday:  Christmas
Peace on Earth:  AG Christmas with opt insp board
CD Sunday Plus:  AG using a USB, CD, or Digi
Double Trouble:  Thing 1-CAS; Thing 2 -share with Crafter's Cafe
Addicted to Stamps and More:  Make your Mark
Crafty Calendar:  Wet or Dry embossing

Thanks for stopping by!  Make yourself at home and feel free to peruse other posts/pages, leave a comment, and/or check out my Pinterest and YouTube Channel.  

Friday, April 19, 2024

Starts with "B"


 Our new challenge over at Cut It Up is Starts with "B."  Use something that starts with the letter B!  I used a pocket from an old pair of "B"lue jeans!  

Interested in more detail?  Check out the video below.


 Come share your projects with us at Cut It Up.  Remember to include a die cut. 

Material List:

Old Blue Jeans (recycling!)
Die Cut Image Heart Horse
Iron on Glitter Vinyl
Scissors, needle, thread, iron
Pre-Stick Velcro Squares
Adhesives: Fabri-Tac
Cricut Design Space: Designed and Cut from CDS
Cuts from Design Space: Shapes
Cricut Access: See Heart Horse above
Cricut Standard Mat
Cricut Blade
Cricut Maker

This is off to the following challenges:  

Unicorn Challenge:  Use Dies
613 Avenue Create:  AG opt a Splash of Color
Critter Crazy:  AG featuring a Critter
Crafty Animals: AG featuring an animal
Crafty Gals Corner:  Anything Goes
We Love 2 Create:  AG Mixed Media

When you visit the Cut It Up blog, have fun viewing the DT projects. Then be sure to share your project with us ~ don't forget the die cut!

Thanks for stopping by!  Make yourself at home and feel free to peruse other posts/pages, leave a comment, and/or check out my Pinterest and YouTube Channel.  

Monday, April 15, 2024

Masks


 Time for some fun at the Worldwide Crafter and Colorists Challenge Blog!  I invite you to come play along with any and all of your creative pieces featuring an image from any designer/artist!  


This challenge is graciously sponsored by the very talented Julia Spiri!  If you are not familiar with her, you can find her gorgeous digis and coloring books at her Etsy Shop.  Please feel free to visit her FaceBook Page and share your Julia Spiri coloring!  Now one more place you might want to visit is Julia's YouTube; you can find some mesmerizing drawing, painting, and flip throughs!!

Material List:

Digi:  Julia Spiri Venetian Reverie  https://tinyurl.com/4bpwmm6e
X-Press it Cardstock
Copic Markers
CTMH Inks
Blick Paint Pearl White
Spray Water
Gold Embossing Powder
Ranger Enchanted Gold Embossing Powder
Ranger Big and Bossy Embossing Ink
Honey Bee Gold Pearls
White Gel Pen Signo uni-ball
Adhesives:  ATG, Bearly Art Precision Art Glue, Fabri-Tac
Cricut Design Space: Design and Print Then Cut; shapes
Flower cut from CTMH Art Philosophy
Cricut Access: Frame from Home Accents
Cricut Standard Mat Cricut Maker

Sharing with the following challenges:
Place to Start:  AG opt Add one or more Flowers
Thanks for stopping by!  Make yourself at home and feel free to peruse other posts/pages, leave a comment, and/or check out my Pinterest and YouTube Channel.