Friday, December 12, 2014

Cut It Up # 60: Christmas w/buttons

Hello there!  It's Friday and it's time for another great challenge on the Cut It Up challenge blog.  This time our theme is Christmas and you must use buttons and a die-cut on your project.  Our fabulous sponsor this time is As Cute as a Button and the prize is a coupon code for $20.00.

I used a cute little frame and made a tiny home d├ęcor piece that can be popped on a desk, dresser, or night stand to add a little holiday cheer :-)
Recipe:
White glitter paper (snowflake)
The Paper Studio - A Very Merry Christmas stack - all patterned papers
'Tis the Season Cricut cart - J, Y @ 1 3/4", snowflake @ 1 1/4"
frame is 2 1/2 x 3 1/2"
black paint
Dress It Up -Christmas Potpourri -button
DMC white floss
Glossy Accents to adhere the button

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us at Cut It Up :-)

Cindy---

Crafty Catz #259: Last Minute Christmas

Hello there!  It's time for another fabulous challenge on the Crafty Catz weekly challenge blog.  This time of year it gets a bit crazy but this theme is perfect.  Anything last minute that you make for Christmas works :-)  Our sponsors are Make it Crafty and Kenny K.

I decided to make a tag.
Recipe:
Make It Crafty - Charming Santa
watercolor pencils
Diamond Ice Stickles
Plantin Schoolbook Cricut cart - tag @ 4 1/2"
corner rounder
white pom-pom trim
Baker's twine
pop dots

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us.  This challenge will stay open until the end of the year.

Cindy---

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Catch the Bug: Christmas Chaos - Recipe challenge

Hello there!  It's time for a fun recipe challenge on the Catch the Bug blog.  Use 1 image, 2 of something, and 3 of something.  Easy enough?  I used a new release Bugaboo Digi, 2 patterned papers, and 3 snowflakes.  I kind of colored outside the lines on this one--but I love it.
Recipe:
Bugaboo Digi Stamps - Christmas Trees
watercolor pencils
Diamond Ice Stickles
Frosted Lace Stickles
Elegant Edges Cricut cart - butterfly2 @ 4 1/2" (using oblong frame feature)
The Paper Studio - A Very Merry Christmas stack - patterned papers
'Tis the Season Cricut cart - Noel @ 1 1/4"
Dec 25th Cricut cart - snowflake @ 1 3/4", snowflake 5 @ 1", snowflake 4 @ 1 1/4"
red bling

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us on the Catch the Bug blog and enjoy a little Christmas Chaos....LOL!  There are lots of prizes!!  And visit the Bugaboo Digi store for a peek at all the fabulous, new releases :-)

Cindy---

I'm entering this into the following:
  Holly Jolly - Anything Goes Christmas challenge
 A Random Fan #20:  Christmas
 City Crafter#241:  Glittering Snowflakes
 Inky Chicks #44:  Winter Wonderland
 Party Time Tuesday #193:  Anything Goes
 Tues Throwdown #244:  Family Christmas

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Catch the Bug: Christmas Chaos - Sketch Challenge

Hello there!  It's day 2 of our week long Christmas Chaos celebration.  Join us all week on the Catch the Bug blog for fun challenges, inspiration from the DT, and lots of great prizes!!  Today the challenge is a sketch.  Pop on over to the Bug blog and take a look at the sketch.  I really love how this one turned out :-)
Recipe:
Bugaboo Digi Stamp - Winter Birds - Skate
watercolor pencils
The Paper Studio - North Pole Productions stack - red glitter striped paper
The Paper Studio - Winter Wonderland stack - blue snowflake paper
Dress It Up - Christmas Potpourri buttons
Sew Easy floss

Thanks for stopping by today :-)  Come play along with us and join our Christmas Chaos!

Cindy---
 
I'm entering this into the following:
 Lucy Sunshine # 48:  Holiday Joy
 4 Crafty Chicks #223: Animals

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Catch the Bug: Christmas Chaos - Sparkle & Shine

Hello there!  This is the first day of Christmas Chaos on the Catch the Bug blog.  Join us all week for great inspiration, challenges to join, and great prizes to win :-)  Our first, fun challenge is to create a project with Sparkle & Shine.  So pull out your glitter, gems, pearls, and bling and join in!!
Recipe:
Bugaboo Digi Stamp - Kidz - Winter
watercolor pencils
Diamond Ice Stickles
Elegant Edges Cricut cart - branch @ 4 1/2"
DCWV - Winter Wonder stack - all patterned papers
white/blue polka dot ric rac trim
silver sequins
silver bling
pop dots

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us at Catch the Bug and enjoy some Christmas Chaos.

Cindy---

I'm entering this card into the following:
 Little Miss Muffet # 100:  Anything Goes
 Tuesday Throwdown #223:  Bling it ON

Friday, December 5, 2014

Bugaboo Digi Stamps: Freebie Friday

Hello there!  It's Friday and time for the weekly freebie at Bugaboo Digi Stamps :-)  This week it's a sassy JJ Merry Christmas ornament digi.  Did you know that all of Bugaboo Digis are 50% off until the end of the year??!!!  YAY!  New ones are added every Tuesday so, go check them out :-)

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Recipe:
Bugaboo Digi Stamp - JJ Ornament - Merry Christmas
watercolor pencils
Diamond Ice Stickles
Glossy Accents
Diamond Dust
The Paper Studio - Christmas Basics stack - green patterned papers
Cuttlebug embossing folder - swiss dot
Tim Holtz sanding tool
white grosgrain ribbon
pop dots
silver bling

Thanks for stopping by today.  Grab your freebie before it's gone...

Cindy---

I'm entering this card into the following:
 A Crafty Mess #2 - Traditional Christmas
 Digi Chooseday #48:  Christmas
 Fantastic Tues #64:  Anything Goes w/embossing
 Little Miss Muffet #100:  Anything Goes - Bugaboo Digi

Crafty Catz # 258: Snowman Christmas cards

Hello there!  Happy Friday!  It's time for another great challenge on the Crafty Catz weekly challenge blog.  Our theme this time is Christmas cards w/ a snowman :-)  Our fabulous sponsor is Bugaboo Digital Stamps.  The whole store is 50% off until the end of the year!!  YAY!
Recipe:
Bugaboo Digi Stamp - Winter snowman
Plantin Schoolbook Cricut cart - Circle @ 3"
The Paper Studio - A Very Merry Christmas stack - red starburst paper
Diamond Ice Stickles
watercolor pencils
Stamps Happen, Inc. - Let It Snow -man!  Stamp

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us at Crafty Catz this week :-)

Cindy---