Friday, October 21, 2011

A Dasher of a Bookmark!

A quick Christmas card using 3 SU! stamps. Lovely As A Tree (such a classic!), Holiday Best sentiments, and the single stamp Dasher. Turning into a bookmark was not in the original plan, but hey, that's what making our own cards is all about!

Inspiring challenges are:
Color Create Challenge - Color challenge, Burgundy, Gold , Green and Cream
Do You Stack Up - Trees
I Did it Creations - "If I could talk to the Animals!"
Crafty Ann's Challenge - Clean and Simple
Totally Paper Crafts - Layer Upon Layer
By the Cute and Girly - anything goes
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge - You choose
Lexi's Creations - Sentiment
365 Cards, Day 233 - Simply Stamped, use 3 stamp images and 1 embellishment

Have a Great Day!   SAM

Sunday, October 16, 2011

~ Elegant ~ Thanks (So Much) ~

 It took me 
of other people to 
put this card together! 
we did it while the electric 
took a vacation this morning.
So a lot of it was done in the 
Wait! ~ 
a new technique?
When you can't 
what you're doing?

The LOTS of other people you ask? 
Well, besides me, Faith at D2D (freebie pumpkin tag digi, progressive challenge), Gina K (freebie background stripes), and SU! (4 stamp sets, [Tiny Tags, Language of Friendship, Day of Gratitude, Delicate Doilies], plus 4 different punches and a lot of fussy cutting (in the dark mind you!). 
Thanks guys, couldn't have done it without you...

Inspiring challenges are:

Cardabilities - sketch
Craft Your Days Away - Halloween colors
Designed 2 Delight - Pumpkin tag digi (progressive challenge)
Fussy and Fancy Challenge - Fall or Halloween
Incy Wincy Designs - Thankful
Paper Crafting Journey - Black, White and Orange
Saturday Challenge - White and one other color
Pals paper Arts - Fall/Thanksgiving
Crop Stop - Falling Leaves
Deep Ocean Challenge - Fall Colors
Kaboodle Doodles - Let's See those Leaves!
Paper Craft Star - Fall leaves
Pile It On - Fall Is Fun
Really Reasonable Ribbons - Fun 4 Fall
365 Cards Day 229  - So Sophisticated! 

Thanks for stopping by on this warm fall evening!

Thursday, October 13, 2011


Quick post - Mentalist is on - Just hope I don't fall asleep!

Entering this Hope for a Cure, 
Hope for those that fight like a girl
Hope for all to be preventive 
make an appointment ASAP.

Designed 2 Delight - First of the month free digi, Hope
365 Cards Day 226  - ad inspired

Bee Crafty - digi stamp plus bling
One Stop Craft Challenge - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown - think pink
Speedy the Cat's Friends Challenge - No designer paper
I Did It Creations - Anything Goes
First Annual Link Up for Pink Party - Hurry! Ends today!
Till later ~

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Save the HOOTERS!

Edited: I've been invited to join the first ever
linking party. 
Fabulous prizes, 4 days left to enter. 
But the best part: It's all about fighting breast cancer!

I've had this idea for quite some time 
finally got it done today! 
Made 4 cards for the office ladies. 
They'll like their card 
they won't like that you can't get the 
out of it!

Just showed this to my husband. 
He didn't get it.
Do you?
Personally, I think it's a HOOT!

Just a few inspiring challenges for this one...
Link up for Pink - We have over $3,000 worth of giveaways from 84 generous sponsors, 
that makes 153 prizes to give away!!! 
365 Cards, Day 219 - Getting Punchy (3 punch to make one embellishment
Incy, Wincy Designs - think pink
Lexi's Creations - Pink for Boobies
Party Time Tuesdays - Shaped cards and/or Breast Cancer Awareness
Ribbon Carousel Challenge - Anything goes
Stamping 411 - sketch 
Anything Goes Challenge - dies cuts, punches or both
Paper Crafting Journey - die cuts and/or punches
Craft Your Passion - Anything goes with a twist of ribbon!
Paper Take Weekly - Open, optional punch
Sentimental Sundays - Anything goes

BTW - if you haven't had a mammogram, be sure to make an appointment today!
Your family will thank you!

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Thank You for Autumn and Halloween!

 2 loads of laundry today. 
1 dinner with home grown sweet potatoes. 
Lots of dishes!
2 cards for today.

This card is inspired by the following autumn challenges:
365 Cards, Day 212 - Colorful background (stamp background with 4 colors)
Stamptacular Sunday - Autumn inspiration picture
ABC Challenge - They're back and anything goes!
Lollipop Crafts - Anything goes
Penny's Challenge - Anything goes
Simon's Says Stamp - Anything goes
Simply Create - Stamp older than 6 months (Simple Sketch is almost older than me!)
Crafty Creations - Clean and simple
Oldie But A Goodie - stamp older than 6 months and for a male

A simple Halloween card inspired by the following challenges:
Crafty Calendar Challenge - A Spooky Birthday for their 2nd year
Hand Stamped Sentiment - Halloween with a sentiment
I Did It Creations - Halloween
Moving Along with the Times - Spooky goings on
One Crazy Stamper - Halloween or fall theme
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Halloween and include ribbon
Stampin' Bs - Halloween
Designed 2 Delight - Progressive free image of Patches the Ghost!
Designed 2 Delight Card Ideas - use color pencils
365 Cards, Day 213 - Card on a Card

Thanks for stopping by ~ SAM