Friday, February 15, 2019

CCAYR: February - Carols/Songs

Hello there!  It's time for the mid-month reminder post over on the Christmas Crafts All Year Round blog.  Our challenge theme this month is Carols/Songs.

Recipe:
Tim Holtz - Music & Advert - music background
Tim Holtz - Christmas Classic - Santa stamp
Distress Ink - Candied Apple (to watercolor Santa's hat/coat)
waterbrush
Misti
Recollections - Christmas - sentiment stamp
My Mind's Eye - Lost & Found Christmas - glitter striped paper
Tim Holtz - Stitched oval/border, square, rectangle dies
Tim Holtz - Distress tool
Distress Ink - Vintage Photo
Red glitter paper
button (I used the Vintage Photo on this button to grunge it up)
twine
pop dots

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

Cindy---



Tuesday, February 12, 2019

AHSC #303

Hello there!  It's time for another wonderful sketch challenge over on the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge blog.  Our sketch for this week:

I decided to go Mixed Media this week.  I created the background with Distress ink and oxides.  Then I used some pink glitter paste and a starry stencil.  Too much fun!  I snipped the middle out of the scribbly die cut and used it to embellish the nest.  


Recipe:
Strathmore watercolor paper
Distress Oxides - Broken China, Shaded Lilac
Distress Ink - Worn Lipstick
Tim Holtz - Scribbles & Splat die
Bo Bunny - Glitter paste - Tutu
Tim Holtz - Starry - stencil
Tim Holtz - Easter Blueprints stamps
Unity Stamp Co - Pretty Easter Find - sentiment
pink brads
Tim Holtz Stickles - Worn Lipstick
Stickles - Lavender, waterfall
Misti

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

Cindy---

Friday, February 8, 2019

Paw Prints on my Heart Blog Hop

Thank you for joining us for the
Paw Prints on my Heart Blog Hop!




This is a blog hop featuring projects showcasing the love we have for our fur babies!


You should have arrived from Shannon's blog,  but if not
Connie Can Crop , is the beginning of this Special hop! 
This is a one day blog hop, but you have until Sunday at 10pm to finish hopping and leaving your love for all of these talented crafters.


We have two awesome sponsors for this hop!!


Alicia O'Bryant with Golden Goddess Designs is giving away this super adorable Woodland Animals die set! 


AND



AudRey Mysterio with Orquide' Art is giving away this beautiful Mixed Media Tag she created.




What do you need to do to win? Easy... become  a follower of each of the fabulous blogs in this hop and leave each of them a comment letting them know what you like best about their projects. Free Shipping to our USA friends but Worldwide will be asked to pay shipping if they win.

You will have until 10 pm Sunday to finish the hop and leave your comments on every blog to be eligible to win. 
Winners will be announced on Wednesday 2/13/19 at Connie Can Crop.
Be sure to follow everyone and leave a comment along the way!

Since I don't have any fur babies, I decided to make a card for my Sister-in-law, Gail's birthday.  She has a cat named Simon.  I used the Tim Holtz star shifter stencil and Distress Oxides to create the pattern on the oval.


Recipe:
Tim Holtz - Stitched Rectangle die, stitched oval die, stitched border
Tim Holtz -Star Shifter Stencil
Tim Holtz - Distress Oxides - tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick
Tim Holtz - Cat Chat stamps, dies, embossing folder set
colored pencils
Glossy Accents (cat's eyes, milk bottle)
pop dots

Thanks for hopping along with us :-)

Your next stop is:  Charlotte's blog

Here's our line up in case you get lost along the way:

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Birthday Waterfall Card

Hello there!  I'm back with another waterfall card.  These cards are so fun to make!!  My older brother turned 50 a few days ago.  This is the card I sent to him.



Recipe:
Tim Holtz - Mini Blueprints 10 -all stamps
Recollections - whiskey Barrel - all patterned papers
Distress Crayons - faded jeans, brushed corduroy, vintage photo, antique linen, frayed burlap, antique bronze
Tim Holtz - Stitched squares die (3")
Misti
bronze brads, 
black heart-shaped eyelet
twine

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a beautiful day!

Cindy---




Friday, February 1, 2019

MIU# 22 - February - Rubber band stamping

Hello there!  It's the beginning of another month and that means a new challenge over on the Mix It Up blog.  Our theme this month is Rubber Band Stamping.  You can use a brayer or a stamping block.


Recipe:
Distress Inks - Black soot, Barn Door
Distress Oxides - Mermaid Lagoon, Broken China
Strathmore watercolor paper
Unity Stamp Co - SMAK kit 8/16 - heart and sentiment stamps
washi tapes
Misti

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us this month at MIU.

Cindy---

Merry Little Christmas -February

Hello there!  It's time for another new challenge over on the Merry Little Christmas challenge blog.  This challenge runs the whole month.  Our theme is always Anything Goes Christmas.  

I've made a waterfall card.  They are so fun to make.





Recipe:
Recollections - Holiday Bash - all patterned papers
Recollections - Christmas - clear stamp set
Tim Holtz - Stitched square die (2 1/2")
colored pencils
Distress Ink - Worn Lipstick, Peacock Feathers 
Cuttlebug - Christmas set #1 embossing folder
Ranger - Wonder tape 1/4"
pink brads
white heart brad
Misti
twine
Star Dust Stickles

Thanks for stopping by today :-)

Cindy---

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

AHSC # 301

Hello there!  It's time for another wonderful sketch challenge over on the Atlantic Hearts Sketch challenge blog.  This is the sketch for this week:



Recipe:
Recollections - Valentine's Day - patterned paper
Silver glitter paper
Sizzix - Hearts, dotted dies
Tim Holtz - Bow-tied die (smallest bow)
Glossy Accents 
Pop dots

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a beautiful day!
Cindy---