Saturday, January 31, 2015

Color Dare #127.5

For this weeks color dare  The colors are:  Canary, Slate and White Daisy
I made my son-in-law this picture of his little girl (my precious grandbaby) for his birthday.
On CTMH White Daisy cardstock I stamped the arrows from CTMH Flight of the Arrows on a diagonal using CTMH Carary Ink and glued it on a wood picture from Joanns.  The Hugs frame is from CTMH Artbooking Cricut Cartridge, I unlocked the size so I could make it 4x6.  This was cut from CTMH Slate cardstock.  I used the negative hugs on the side and I had a tag from previous projects that I stamped "All Hugs Transferable" from CTMH Just the Ticket stamp set in CTMH Slate Ink. 
I used my Cricut Explore for this project, it is getting easier to use the more I am using it.  The easiest is still the Expression.

Friday, January 30, 2015

Heart2Heart CAS - Clean and simple challenge

What is Clean and Simple? To most it is minimalistic, little to no embellishments, less is more style.  That's my take on this challenge.  I made this card for my son-in-law.  I used CTMH retired Grey Flannel Card Stock and created a simple A2 card using CTMH Seaside Greetings stamp set stamped the image with Grey Flannel Ink.  Inside I used the "Birthday Wishes" and a cloud that is in the same stamp set.  Simple and easy! Gotta love it:)

Heart 2 Heart Color Challenge: Your Birthday

My birthday is in May so I am featuring Topiary.
I used Topiary card stock and I used CTMH Artfully Sent Cricut Cartridge.  It is on page 25 "G" key scene and shift scene.  Both are cut at 7 inches.  I cut the "Happy Birthday" from Grey Flannel and also cut a 4"x6" for the inside to highlight the Happy Birthday more.  That was any easy card to make, having the right tools make all the difference.

Heart 2 Heart Tic Tac Toe Challenge

For this challenge  I made this card for my Father-in-law.  I used CTMH Artiste Cricut Cartridge, pg 52 "S" key Accent with shift (cut out at 5 1/2 inches), the circle is cut at 2 1/2 inches and also 3 1/2 inches for the inside.  I used CTMH Chocolate Ribbon, woodgrain washi tap, and Heat Embossed with CTMH Craft Heater "Grandpa" (Perfect fit-Dad stamp and Doodled Designs Flair around) using  Ranger™ Clear Super Fine Embossing Powder.

Heart 2 Heart first challenge of 2015

Heart 2 Heart's first challenge in 2015 is old is new.  I just purchased a black magnetic dry erase board (my craft studio is going to be black and pink) and I wanted some pretty magnets to hold notes, so after thinking over this challenge I decided to make my own.  I found CTMH Timeless charms that I had purchased a while back and attached them to a business card magnet with CTMH Liquid Glass ( I just cut the magnet to size), then I came across CTMH Badge Buttons (I love these) and decided to stamp my initial "D" from CTMH monogram stamp with CTMH Cotton Candy ink.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Color Dare #127 - Black and White, Indian Corn Blue & Silver

Color Dare #127 - Black and White, Indian Corn Blue & Silver
White Daisy
Indian Corn Blue
For this Color Dare I am making another mini book for the other set of Grandparents (my Mom & Dad)
My Dad likes pigs and Mom likes roosters so I had to include them in their mini book.  I used
My Creations™ Kraft Mini Book, I cut Indian Corn Blue Cardstock at 7 1/4" x 4 1/2" inked the edges with White Daisy Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, I used silver glitter cardstock and Cricut® Artbooking Collection for the filmstrip it was cut at 7 1/4" using my Cricut Explore (I didn't think I would really use that machine very much, boy was I wrong! )  Of course the "2015" was from the previous post.  I stamped the images in Indian Corn Blue Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad (sorry Grandma was a My Pink Stamper Stamp~ wanted to keep both the same size) Grandpa is from Perfect Fit—Dad, "Sending Love Your Way" and the Hearts come from Lifting Spirits, the pig and rooster come from Fancy Fair (Hurry Retiring Soon), the butterfly is retired from CTMH I used our previous markers in Indian Corn Blue to color it in, I also used Metallics Markers (Silver) for some highlights.

Friday, January 16, 2015

A little late CTMH Color Dare #125

We are using all of the Snowhaven colors:  Cranberry, Glacier, White Daisy, Black and Whisper.  You can post your project (doesn't have to be a card) by Thursday, January 15 at 9PM CT.  We would love to have you join us!
Well I was late getting my pictures to my computer, I am having a hard time getting my memory card to sync with my photo library:(   Oh well I will post my work here only anyway.
Front of card.
I used CTMH Sponge Sponge Dobbers and Glacer Ink to ink around the edges.
I cut the front of card at 4 1/2" x 3"
wrapped some baker's twin around it and used Duck® Easy-Stick™ Adhesive to glue it down.
I used some of the red hearts that came with Workshops on the Go® Snowhaven Cardmaking Kit.
Inside of card
Sponged Cranberry Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad and also stamped the This Moment – January 2015 Stamp of the Month to stamp the heart (also Cranberry Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad), the cupid came from the same stamp set and stamped in Slate Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad.  I added the zip strip to the bottom of the card.
I hope my darling hubby likes his Valentine's Day Card.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Color My Heart Color Dare #124

I am doing my first ever challenge!

Color Dare #124 - Glacier, Kraft, & White Daisy
Happy New Year, everybody! Welcome to 2015, and welcome to a brand new Color Dare! We have an important change for you this year, and I hope you will love it!

CHANGE: I will be adding neutrals to the color combinations this year. That means you may not add random neutral colors to your projects. You must use ONLY the colors specified. However, we will allow black and white, unless otherwise specified.

That being said, I think you will really love the combos for this year. I hope you will be challenged, but I hope it won't be too hard for you.

Now, onto this week's colors:

White Daisy

I made this birthday card for my wonderful hubby.  His birthday is this Sunday.
I used CTMH retired scallop edge Kraft Card base, I used White Daisy for the background cut from CTMH Art Booking Cricut Cartridge cut using my new Explore machine.  I used CTMH Art Philosophy to cut the circle for the bulls-eye, I hand cut the arrows and the "My Aim is True",  these were stamped with Glacier ink, the stamp set is January's Stamp of the Month - This Moment (only $5.00 with qualifying purchase.)

Friday, January 2, 2015

Happy 2015

January Stamp of the month.
I am still working on my craft studio,  I can not believe how much has been going on for the past three months.  I even found some pictures that I forgot to put in some of our family's gift bag.  (being at the ER with my dad I can not imagine why I forgot.)
I am going to make something with January SOTM hopefully this week end.