Sunday, December 29, 2013

Scrapbook Blessings Club Mini challenge

Hello there!  It's time for another Scrapbook Blessings Club challenge.  This is a mini challenge and you can choose to do any of the past 8 challenges.  Visit the SBC blog to find out more on Challenges 1-8.

Our sponsor for this challenge is: Stamp and Create


The winner will receive a $20 Gift card.

So, I chose to revisit Challenge #4 and made another twisted easel card. 
 
I used my Tim Holtz sanding tool to distress the edges of the yellow cardstock and to make the tiny stars pop.
 
Recipe:
Bugaboo Digital Image - Rock Star boy (they are having a sale - 50% off all images until Dec 31st)
watercolor pencils
blender pen
DCWV - Handy Dandy stack - yellow patterned paper
Core'dinations cardstock - blue and yellow cardstock
The Paper Studio - embossing folder -tiny stars
Summer Bliss Seasonal Cricut cart - you rock @ 1 1/2"

Tim Holtz Sanding Tool, Diamond Stickles on the guitar, Glossy Accents - on the glasses

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us at the SBC blog.

Cindy---

I've entered this card into Creative Knockouts Challenge #17:  Anything Goes
                                       & Crafty Girls Challenge #8:  Anything Goes
                                      & Stamp and Create December Challenge:  Anything Goes

Friday, December 27, 2013

Cut It Up Challenge #35: New Years Theme

Hello and happy Friday!  It's time for another great challenge with the Cut It Up Challenge blog.  This time the theme is New Years--just in time :-)  This challenge runs from now until Jan 8th at noon EST.

Our sponsor for this challenge is:  Your Next Stamp
And the fabulous prize is a die set:
 
And I think this is my first New Year's card ever....LOL! 
 
Recipe:
5" square card base in white
DCWV -blue glitter paper
Teresa Collins Sophisticated Cricut cart - clock2@5"
MS Seasonal Cake Art Cricut cart - cheers-phrase feature @ 1 1/4"
The Paper Studio - embossing folder - Musical Notes

White glittered brad - Oriental Trading Co, silver bling, white organza ribbon, pop dots.

Thanks for stopping by today!  Come play along with us at the Cut It Up Challenge blog.

Cindy---

I've entered this card into Creative Knockouts Challenge # 17 Anything Goes

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Noel

Merry Christmas!  I've got a foiled and glittery card today.  I love how it sparkles!  So fun!
 
Recipe:
A2 cardbase in white
DCWV - The Merry Christmas Stack - red foil paper
 
TC Dec 25th Cricut cart - Noel @ 1 3/4", snowflake 4 & 5 @ 1 1/4"
George and Basic Shapes Cricut cart- rectangle1 @5 1/4" - silhouette
Cuttlebug folder - candy stripe
red bling, Diamond Stickles on the snowflakes
 
Thanks for stopping by today!  I wish you are yours the very best Christmas season ever!
Cindy---
 
 

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Reindeer

Hello there!  I've got a cute reindeer card to share today.  I've used a glitter embossing technique on the background paper.  If you'd like a detailed tutorial of this technique please visit the Scrapbook Blessings Club blog. 

Recipe:
5" square cardbase in white
CB embossing folder - Christmas set
Ranger embossing tinsel in red
Heat tool
Versamark pad
Diamond Stickles
Glossy Accents - candy cane
watercolor pencils
blender pen
Sew Easy floss in limeade
Bugaboo Digital image - Reindeer- Christmas goodies   (They are having a sale --50% off all digital images until Dec 31st)

Thanks for stopping by today!  And I want to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy 2014!!

Cindy---

I've entered this card in Party Time Tuesday's Challenge #152  Anything Goes
                                  & 613 Ave Create's Challenge # 51 Anything Goes
                                   & QKR Stampede Challenge # 69:  Happy Holidays  -I made top 5 :-)
                                    & Creative Fingers Challenge # 16:  Anything Goes
                                    & Treasured Times Challenge # 8:  Christmas Sparkle w/Glitter
                                   & A Blog Named Hero- Online Card class giveaway  
                                    & Digi Haven's Challenge:  Tis the Season- Red & Green
                                      & Dream Valley Challenge#72:  Christmas
                                      & Send a Smile 4 Kids:  Winter Fun 4 Kids Challenge

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Cardinal

Hey there!  I've got a cute cardinal card to share today!
Recipe:
5" square cardbase in ivory
My Mind's Eye- Lost & Found Christmas stack - all patterned papers

TC Dec 25th Cricut cart - cardinal @ 3"
Elegant Edges Cricut cart - frame @ 4 3/4"

Ink for edges of cardbase, pop dots, Christmas red Stickles on the holly, American Crafts stamp-Spritz set for the sentiment, Oriental Trading Co- tinsel trim, Glossy Accents, red bling

Thanks for stopping by today!

Cindy---

I've entered this card into Love to Create's Challenge # 96:  Anything Goes
                             & Eureka Stamps Challenge #70:  It's Beginning to look a lot like Christmas
                           & Clear it Out Challenge :  Warm Fuzzies

Monday, December 16, 2013

Secret Santa Blog Hop Winner!

Yes, Santa left me one of the presents to give away.  And the lucky winner is #13 Mayra Duran-Hernandez.  Congrats!  Send me a message with your mailing address and I'll get the goodies out to you :-)  momto2cuties @ att . net.  (no spaces-just trying to keep from getting tons of spam!)

Christmas Tags

Hello there!  I have a couple of really easy, cute Christmas tags to share with you today.  I'm also being featured on the Scrapbook Blessings Club blog. 
Tags, Bags, Boxes and More Cricut cart - bvltop@4 3/4"
Tags, Bags, Boxes and More cart - bvltop@ 5"

Recipe:
The Paper Studio - Christmas on Amesbury Street - all patterned papers
pop dots
Diamond Stickles - on lantern, scarf, ornaments, 'N' in Noel
Sew Easy floss in candy stripe
Brown/white twine

Thanks for stopping by today! 

Cindy---

I've entered this in FCCB Challenge # 191:  Christmas-Anything but a Card

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Scrapbook Blessings Club Challenge #8: Cards w/Tags

Hello there!  It's time for another Scrapbook Blessings Club Challenge.  This time the theme is cards with tags.  This challenge runs from now until Dec 27 at Midnight. 

Our wonderful sponsor for this challenge is:  Kenny K online digital stamp downloads.  The prize is 3 Free digis.

KennyK shop badge

I've used a Christmas digi stamp from Kenny K on my card!  I think it came out cute and fun!
Recipe:
5" square cardbase in white
The Paper Studio - I Believe in Santa stack - all patterned papers
The Paper Studio - green glitter paper

Kenny K Digital image - Reindeer

Tags, Bags, Boxes and More Cricut cart - bvltop@5"

Watercolor pencils, blender pen, pop dots, Glossy Accents to add shine to Rudolph's nose and their sunglasses and candy cane, Diamond Stickles, Sew Easy floss in wintergreen

Thanks for stopping by today!  Come play along with us at SBC.

Cindy---

I've entered this in Through the Craft Room Door's Anything Goes challenge
                 & Craftitude Challenge # 55:  Christmas Sparkle
                   & 613 Ave Create's Challenge # 50:  Anything Goes
                 & Glitter & Sparkle's Challenge # 63:  Traditional red/green
                    & Dream Valley Challenge #72:  Christmas

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Secret Santa Blog Hop!!

HO, HO, HO friends!


Merry Christmas to y'all from the SBC Design Team. We are so excited because Santa is taking a mini-break in the preparations for his annual Christmas Eve debut.  He came by for a visit and hopped over to each of the Design Team's blogs.  The good news is that he said none of us are on the naughty list!  And, he did leave some presents just for you, our followers.  Its a secret though! We don't know which blogs have the presents, but I do know he picked two of us, yeah!!!  All you have to do is follow us here at the club, hop over to each blog, leave a comment for the girls and follow all the blogs.  If you have hopped over from Jennifer's blog you are right on track.  If you're just joining us please start at the Scrapbook Blessings Club blog so you don't miss a thing.

Recipe:
5" square cardbase in white
The Paper Studio - I Believe in Santa stack - all patterned papers

Elegant Edges Cricut cart - floursh1@ 4 3/4"
Quilted Christmas - Santa2 @4" using the flip feature

Christmas set - Cuttlebug folder

pop dots, Impression Obsession - sentiment stamp from the All I Want for Christmas set, Sew Easy floss in candy stripe, DecoArt snow writer for Santa's beard

Your next stop is MARILYN'S Blog and by the way there are ... 11 days left till Christmas!

Here is the line up if you get lost:
Scrapbook Blessings Club- www.scrapbookblessings.blogspot.com

Sandy- www.aworkingmomsjoy.blogspot.com
Jennyfer - www.scrapalajen.blogspot.com
Cindy - www.inlovewithpaper.blogspot.com
Marilyn - http://songofml.blogspot.com/
Cristina - www.vintagepink39.blogspot.com

Thanks for hopping along with us this weekend!

Cindy---

I've entered this into the Winter Wonderland Challenge #150 at Party Time Tues
              & Paper Playtime's Challenge # 25:  Winter Fun

Friday, December 13, 2013

Cut It Up Challenge #34: Christmas

Hello and happy Friday!  It's time for another challenge on the Cut It Up Challenge blog.  This time the theme is Christmas.  Easy peasy this time of year :-)  This one runs from  now until Monday, Dec 23rd at noon EST.  Just use a die-cut somewhere on your project and link up on the Cut It Up blog.

Our wonderful sponsor for this one is:  As Cute as a Button online store.
 $20 coupon code

Recipe:
A2 cardbase in white
My Mind's Eye - Lost & Found Christmas stack - all patterned papers
DCWV - red glitter paper

Gingerbread Cricut cart - house3 @5", tree @ 2", 1 1/2"
A Child's Year Cricut cart - merry @ 1"-welded in CCR

pop dots

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us on the Cut It Up Challenge blog.

Cindy---

I've entered this in An Inky Situation's Linky Party #21:  Stripes  - This made the top 3--woot :-)
                            & Card Makin' Mama's Challenge #77:  Christmas or New Years

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Santa Home Decor

Hello there!  I found some great little frames for cheap at Michael's this summer.  I finally got around to putting one to use.  This home d├ęcor project is also being featured on the Scrapbook Blessings Club blog today. 

 
Close up.
Recipe:
4 3/4" circle frame from Michael's
DCWV - The Merry Christmas Stack

Plantin Schoolbook Cricut cart - circle @3 1/4"
TC Dec 25th Cricut cart - frame @3", Santa @ 4", Santa2@ 2 1/2" -using fit-to-length (1" high)

Cuttlebug folder - swiss dot

Glossy Accents & Diamond Dust, pop dots, black bling.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Cindy---

I've linked this up to Craftin Desert Diva's Linky Party # 21:  Christmas

Monday, December 9, 2013

Holiday

Hello there!  I have another Christmas card to share today!  This was inspired by all the Christmas paper collections with a chalkboard look. 
Recipe:
A2 cardbase in white
TC Dec 25th Cricut cart - holiday @ 2 1/4"
Cuttlebug embossing folder - Christmas set


white ink & green chalk for the embossing/trees, pop dots, Ribbon Boutique ribbon, Doodlebug brads, Sew Easy floss in avalanche, button from my stash

Thanks for stopping by today! 

Cindy---

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Holiday Cheer

Hello there!  I'm spreading a little holiday cheer today with this card :-)  It's being featured on the Scrapbook Blessings Club blog today as part of  Honeybearz Designs 12 days of Christmas blog hop. 

Recipe:
A2 cardbase in Kraft
The Paper Studio - Christmas on Amesberry St stack- red striped paper
TC Dec 25th Cricut cart - snowflake @ 2"
Embossing folder - PC Christmas set
Ranger Distress Ink - frayed burlap
Impression Obsession - Holiday Cheer stamp set
corner rounder
pop dots
Diamond Stickles
DecoArt Snow Writer
watercolor pencils

Thanks for stopping by today. 

Cindy---

I've entered this into Party Time Tuesday's Challenge # 149 - Anything Christmas
            and Through the Craft Room Door's Challenge # 144 - Anything Goes

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Elves at Work


Hello there!  It's time for another challenge on the Scrapbook Blessings Club blog.  Hop on over to the SBC blog and watch the tutorial video on creating a card using the letterpress technique with your embossing folders.  This challenge goes from today until Friday, Dec 13th. 
 
   We have a great sponsor:  A Day for Daisies:  The winner will receive a $12 Giftcard to their online digital and polymer stamp store.



And I've used a digital image:  Elves at Work on my card :-)  Isn't it cute?!

 
 
Recipe:
A Day for Daisies-digital stamp
The Paper Studio - Dec 25th stack - patterned paper
watercolor pencils
blender pen
Cuttlebug embossing folder - organic flourish
green ink
10mm & 20mm sequins
 
Thanks for stopping by today!  Come play along with us!
 
Cindy---