C4C 399 Pinwheel Kisses and Ladybug Hugs

It’s the 3rd Saturday of the month and a new “sketch” over at Crazy 4 Challenges.   C4C 399 I bought Joset’s really adorable Pinwheel die set but have not had the opportunity to use it until now.  I couldn’t find an assembly video but I will find out if there is one.  I know it…

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A card for Jeanine Over at Crazy 4 Challenges this week our theme is “Monochromatic” like shades of blue, green or in my case, shades of purple.  You can accent with white or black. This card was made for the other hairdresser in the salon we work at, Jeanine!  Last week, my premier week as…

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C4C 397 A Pocket Full of Posies

It’s been an exciting week.  I was just asked to join the Design Team over at Crazy 4 Challenges.  This is my first project as a Designer on the team!  The Challenge: Summer Fun – Make a bright and cheerful card.  Since this blog is about the crafting journey, I have to tell you that I’m…

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A new Freshly Made Sketches 297 challenge!

I’m a huge fan of FaeryInk’s digital stamps and I was practicing my coloring lessons that I’ve been taking from Alyce at Kit and Clowder.  This adorable “Beeyoutiful” image  from FaeryInk is what I was coloring, because the hair doesn’t have a lot of lines. In the lesson I was practicing,  she taught how without lines…

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A Background scene made entirely with stencils!

  I was so inspired by one of Susan Tierney Cockburn’s own creations that I went right over to Elizabeth Craft Designs and bought all the stencils, (ones I didn’t have) that were on sale.  Which was a fab surprise!  The picture below is Susan’s card. Yes, I know mine is pitiful next to hers!  But,…

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A Freshly Made Card Challenge 295

So the above is the sketch for this week’s challenge.  I had just colored up this adorable digital stamp from Dr. Digi called “Snow Fun”. So I decided to cut out the image using a die from Elizabeth Craft Designs “1116 – Stitched Circles”.  I added a border around the circle’s edge stopping at the “stitching”…

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