Friday, July 29, 2016

Kennedy Grace Creations - July Releases & Blog Hop

Hello Crafty Friends and Welcome to our July New Product release and blog hop! We are so excited to be back with New Products!
 
Our Newest release is now available in the Kennedy Grace Creations Online Store.
For my first card I used the Splendid Rose stamp set.  Isn't it beautiful?!!
 

Recipe:
Kennedy Grace Creations - Splendid Rose stamp set
Kennedy Grace Creations - Leather & Pink Lace sequin mix
watercolor pencils
Authentique - Homestead stack - all patterned papers
The Paper Studio - white lace trim
pop dots
Glossy Accents

For my next card I used the For Our Heros sequin mix.  I found it's perfect for Christmas cards, too :-)
For more details on this card please scroll down one post :-)

New stamp sets:


 
New sequin mixes:




 To celebrate or July Release we will be giving away to 1- lucky winner a $15.00 gift certificate to our online store. 

All you have to do is :

Leave a comment on this blog post and on all of the stops along the hop.  I would also love it if you followed me, too.  (it's not required, though :-)

 
Cindy - you are HERE:-)

Thank you so much for stopping by today.   I hope you love our July Release party!!

ADFD

Hello there!  We got to choose any image in the ADFD store to use this week.  So, I picked this little cutie :-)  Christmas in July is all around blogland --so I went for it!!
Recipe:
ADFD image - Candy Elf A
watercolor pencils
Plantin Schoolbook Cricut cart - circle @ 4 1/2"
DCWV - Winter Wonderland stack - blue paper
The Paper Studio - N Pole Productions - red glitter dot paper
'Tis the Season Cricut cart - Joy @ 1 1/2"
Kennedy Grace Creations - For Our Heros sequins mix
Glossy Accents

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a great weekend!

Cindy---

WW - Gold or Silver - or Embossed Background

Hello there!  It's time for another great challenge over on the Christmas blog Winter Wonderland.  We have two themes for you to choose from this time -Gold or Silver  or Embossed Background.  Our wonderful sponsors are:  Crafts & Me, ADFD, and Crafter's Companion.

Recipe:
Bugaboo Digi Stamp - Snow Friends
watercolor pencils
Diamond Ice Stickles
Pretty Pink Posh - Stitched borders #4
Silver glitter paper
The Paper Studio - N Pole Productions - green paper
Recollections - Red & White Christmas - grey paper
Dress It Up - button
Sew Easy glitter floss - grasshopper
Glossy Accents

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us and get those Christmas cards done early :-)

Cindy---

Friday, July 22, 2016

ADFD - Time Fairies

Hello there and Happy Friday.  I have a fun card to share with you today.  In fact, can you spot the mistake??!!  I was already at the photo editing stage when I noticed it.  And I thought I was being so careful.  LOL!  Oh, well.  My daughter said she liked it that way.  Anyway, I did a little paper piecing on this one.  What a fun image :-)  You can see more great projects from the DT on the ADFD blog.

Recipe:
ADFD image - Fancy Shoe Fairy
watercolor pencils
Frosted Lace Stickles (wings)
DCWV - Girl Fille stack - all patterned papers
Pretty Pink Posh - Stitched border dies #4
Pretty Pink Posh - sequins
Glossy Accents
TPC Studio - Greetings stamp set- sentiment
pop dots

Thanks for stopping by and sharing a laugh with me today :-)  Have a great weekend!

Cindy---

I'm entering this into the following:
 ABC Challenges - L is for Layers
 Ching- Chou Kuik - July-favorite color
 Classic DT #4 - Anything Goes

CIU#101: Red, White & Blue

Hello there!  It's Friday and time for another great challenge over on the Cut It Up blog.  Our theme this time is Red, White & Blue.  We are sponsored by One Happy Cut. 

Recipe:
Pretty Pink Posh - Stitched Banner Duo die
Teresa Collins - Stationery Noted stack -  red patterned paper
The Paper Studio - Tiny Stars embossing folder
Plantin Schoolbook Cricut cart - 'forever' @ 3/4" (using shadow)
Strathmore watercolor paper
watercolors
pop dots

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

Cindy---

I'm entering this into the following:
 Achelois - Stars & Stripes
 Open Minded Crafting #7-  Your countries colors

Friday, July 15, 2016

ADFD: Case any DT project

Hello there!  It's time for another fun challenge over on the A Day for Daisies blog. Our theme is:  CASE a DT project.  So basically go to the ADFD blog and check out all the wonderful projects the DT has created and then show us your take on it. 

For the background, I embossed a piece of watercolor paper and then watercolored over it.  So fun!

Recipe:
ADFD image - Fancy Hair Fairy
watercolor pencils
water brush
Star Dust Stickles (on her wings)
Strathmore watercolor paper
watercolors
Cuttlebug - Paisley embossing folder
Unity Stamp Co - sentiment stamp
pop dots
Kennedy Grace Creations - Frosted Cupcake sequin mix
Glossy Accents

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with our fun challenge over at ADFD.

Cindy---

CCAYR - July: Anything Goes

Hello!  I've got some wonderful news.  I'm now part of the Christmas Cards All Year Round design team.

So, each month we'll have a new challenge to help get you ready for Christmas.  I'm part of the mid-month team so you'll be seeing my projects on the 15th of the month.  YAY!  July kicks off the blog again after being inactive since the beginning of the year.  Our theme is super easy:  Anything Goes.  And our wonderful sponsor is Imagine That!  Digis by Kris.
Recipe:
Imagine That!  Digis by Kris - Snowman Trio
watercolor pencils
Diamond Ice Stickles
Green glitter paper
Recollections - Red & White Christmas stack - red print
Ek Success edge punch - snowflakes
red grosgrain ribbon

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

Cindy---

WW - Carol Singers or Create a Scene

Hey there!  It's time for another great Christmas challenge over on the Winter Wonderland blog.  Our theme is Carol Singers or Create a Scene.  Our wonderful sponsors are Bunny Zoe and A Random Fan.

Bunny Zoe is closing down :-(  Grab some good deals.

Recipe:
A Random Fan - Snowman & Co
watercolor pencils
red bling
pop dots
The Paper Studio - I Believe in Santa - red papers
DCWV - Winter Wonder stack - blue paper
Impression Obsession - All I Want for Christmas stamp set

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us and get started on your Christmas cards :-)

Cindy---

CC#333: Add Bling

Hello there!  It's Friday!  Yippee!  And that means it's time for another great challenge on the Crafty Catz blog.  Our theme is:  Add Bling.  Our wonderful sponsor is Bugaboo Digi Stamps.


Recipe:
Bugaboo Digi Stamps - Winter Bird - Skate
watercolor pencils
Star Dust Stickles
Hero Arts stamps - sentiment
The Paper Studio - N Pole Productions
black bling - eyeball
pearl bling - snowflakes

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

Cindy---

Friday, July 8, 2016

CUT IT UP #100 - Anything Goes

Hello there!  Cut It Up challenge blog is celebrating it's 100th challenge.  YAY!!! Our theme is Anything Goes just like the very first challenge.  I haven't been there from the beginning but this was my very first DT :-)  So, Evelyn has asked all current and past designers to make a project to help celebrate.  So, make sure you visit the CIU blog to see all the wonderful projects and to link up your die-cut project!! 

 We have a bunch of wonderful sponsors this time :-) 
 
*Trendy Twine - sampler pack of twine
 
*Pink & Main Stamps - $20 gift certificate
 
*The Cutting CafĂ© -  One winner will receive: One clear stamp set & any 3 sets from the cutting cafe digital site. 
 
*My Creative Time: 3 winners will receive a Stamp Set
 
*DCWV: 6 Winners (Each winner will receive a 12x12 Paper Stack & a 6x8 Color Pad)
 
*Lawn Fawn: 6x6 paper pad & stamp set
 
*KBD (2) $5 gift certificate
 
* Bugaboo Digi Stamp: 7 Free Images
 
* Your Next Stamp: A $20 YNS gift certificate
 
Wow, pretty cool, huh?!!!   I used an image from one of our sponsors - Bugaboo Digi Stamps:
 
Recipe:
Bugaboo Digi Stamp - Winter Kidz
watercolor pencils
Distress Ice Stickles (snow)
Frosted Lace Stickles (white flower)
Pretty Pink Posh - Scallop Circles die
Plantin Schoolbook Cricut cart - circle @ 4 (shadow)
Forever Young Cricut cart - flower10 @ 1 3/4"
The Paper Studio - Uptown Flair stack - all patterned papers
pink button
Sew Easy floss - avalanche
TPC Studio - Greetings stamp set
pop dots
 
Thanks for stopping by today.  Be sure and join us at Cut It Up. 
 
Cindy---

ADFD: July Kit Club - Fairy Queens


Hello there!  Time for more new, amazing releases from A Day for Daisies.  Pop on over to the A Day for Daisies blog for more fabulous projects from the DT. 

Recipe:
ADFD image - Fairy Queen Primrose
watercolor pencils
water brush
The Paper Studio - Bea-hue-tiful paper stack- purple ombre paper
white vellum
Pretty Pink Posh - Stitched Borders #2 - die set
Kennedy Grace Creations - Beautiful Blooms - Sweet Rose - sentiment stamp
Kennedy Grace Creations - Isabella's Dream, At the Beach sequin mixes
Foam dot (under her wings)
Glossy Accents (to adhere the sequins)


Thanks for stopping by today.

Cindy---

CC#332: Red, White & Blue

Hello there!  It's time for another great challenge over on the Crafty Catz blog.  Our theme is Red, White & Blue.  We are sponsored by Time 4 Tea this time. 

Recipe:
Time 4 Tea - Cute Girl
watercolor pencils
Teresa Collins - Stationery Noted stack - all patterned papers
Plantin Schoolbook Cricut cart - circle @ 3 3/4", 1", 1 1/4"
white organza striped ribbon
red bling
TPC Studio - Greetings stamp set

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us at Crafty Catz.

Cindy---

Monday, July 4, 2016

Happy 4th of July!!

Hello and Happy Fourth!  We are celebrating at the beach this year :-)  So much fun!  And over on the Kennedy Grace Creations blog we are showcasing fabulous projects with a red, white and blue theme. 

I embossed some watercolor paper and then watercolored over the embossing.  Love this look for the background. 
Recipe:
Kennedy Grace Creations- Grace's Little Note  stamp set
Kennedy Grace Creations- Sangria sequin mix
Cuttlebug - Stars embossing folder
Strathmore watercolor paper
watercolors
watercolor pencils
water brush
3Girl Jam - red crinkle ribbon
pop dots

Thanks for stopping by today.  Enjoy your holiday :-)

Cindy---

Friday, July 1, 2016

ADFD: July Club Kit - Fairy Queen -2 Color Ombre

Hello there!  It's time for more fabulous images from A Day for Daisies.  And we have a new challenge starting up today.  Our theme is 2 Color Ombre. 

I was playing with watercolor the other day and I think I achieved a 2 color ombre effect.  This is a first for me so I was kinda impressed with myself....LOL!

Recipe:
ADFD image - Fairy Queen Bouquet
watercolor pencils
Strathmore watercolor paper
watercolors
Kennedy Grace Creations - Frosted Cupcake sequin mix
Spellbinders die - Best Wishes
Glossy Accents

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

Cindy

Winter Wonderland - Snow Much Fun

Hello there!  It's time for another fun challenge on the Winter Wonderland blog.  Our theme is Snow Much Fun. So, basically anything fun to do involving snow.  Our wonderful sponsor is Crafts U Love.


Recipe:
Impression Obsession - Snow Happy stamp set
watercolor pencils
Crystal Stickles
The Paper Studio - A Very Merry Christmas - silver snowflake paper
The Paper Studio - Christmas Basics - red snowflake paper
The Paper Studio - Holiday Cheer - green stripe
Plantin Schoolbook Cricut cart - circle @ 4 1/4"
Dec 25th Cricut cart - snowflake5 @ 1 1/2"
red button
Sew Easy floss - avalanche

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us at Winter Wonderland :-)

Cindy---

CC#331: 3 DP's, 2 Embellishments, 1 Butterfly

Hello there!  We've got another really fun challenge for you over on the Crafty Catz blog.  Our theme this week is:  3 Designer Papers, 2 Embellishments, and 1 Butterfly.  Our wonderful sponsor is Lacy Sunshine.
Recipe:
Lacy Sunshine -Rory Cherry Pickin'
watercolor pencils
Frosted Lace Stickles
pink bling
Webster's Pages - Sweet Routine (6x6 stack) all dp


Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us at Crafty Catz.

Cindy---