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Sunday, November 29, 2015

Christmas Jeep - OSAAT #251

Good morning friends.  I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. I know I did. We had out of town company with us this year - my older brother and his wife, and my cousin from Florida who comes to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with us every year. It's a tradition even though she now lives in Florida close to her sister.  Even with the little bit of rain we've had, we didn't let that stop us from all our family fun. That was three siblings together this year and we hope that one of these years my younger brother and his wife will be able to be here with us.

Now on to the business at hand.  Our challenge this time for One Stitch at a Time is Anything Goes With Winter. So show us those Winter-themed cards.  Here's mine.
Materials Used:
  • Image - Christmas Jeep from Sentimental Susan
  • Sentiment - Stampin Up - Happy Scenese
  • Cardstock - Stampin Up - Pear Pizzazz; Xpress It Blending Card
  • Designer Paper - Stampin Up Seasons of Cheer; Snow Festive
  • Ink - Stazon Timber Brown
  • Accessories - White Liquid Applique; Crackle Accents; Stampin Up Label Punch; Floral Tree Die; Kiriawina WINK metallic pens - Silver and Sunflower
  • Copic Markers - B12, B14; G03, G05, G14; E00, E23, E25; R24, R37; R46; T2, T4, T5, T7, Y15
Now it's your turn. Hop on over to the One Stitch at a Time Challenge Blog and see what the rest of the design team has for your Winter inspiration. Gotta get those holiday cards done. You could be the winner of this fabulous prize pack from our wonderful sponsor Stitchy Bear or picked as one of the Top 3.  Hope to see you there!

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Paris - In Our Hearts

Hi my friends.  What a week.  So sad all the tragedy in France and Belgium and around the world.  I know that we all send up prayers for those who lost their lives and those who are left behind. In honor those who lost their lives, Betty QueenofHalloween Roberts (Simply Betty Stamps) created this fabulous digital image honoring them.
Materials Used:
  • Image - Simply Betty Stamps - Paris
  • Sentiment - SBS - Paris
  • Cardstock - XPress It Blending Card; Stampin Up, Marina Mist, Pear Pizzazz
  • Designer Paper - My Minds' Eye - A Mother's Love Collection
  • Accessories - Wild Orchid Crafts - Flowers; Martha Stewart Leaf Punch; Ribbon Girl - Seam Binding Ribbon; Cheery Lynn Designs Italian Flourish Die
  • Copic Markers - B12.B14, B21; BG0000; E00, E21, E34, E53; N1, N2, N4, N6, N8; R24, R37, R46; Y11, Y18, Y21
That's about it for today. Hope you like it.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Giving Thanks with Gem

Hello my friends and Happy Sunday.  I hope you are all doing well wherever you are. Such sad news from around the world this weekend. I have a niece that had to go to Paris yesterday for work. Just praying that she has a safe journey and nothing more happens while she is there. Here in America we have so much to be grateful for, and I think that our theme is very timely given what time of the year it is. Only 11 more days until we celebrate Thanksgiving here in the USA. Our theme over at One Stitch at a Time is Anything Goes with Giving Thanks/Thanksgiving. Here is my card.

Materials Used:

  • Image - Gem by Beary Dust
  • Sentiment - Stampin Up - Curvy Verses
  • Cardstock - Xpress It Blending Card; Stampin Up, Really Rust
  • Designer Paper - Stampin Up - Apple Cider
  • Ink - Memento - Tuxedo Black
  • Accessories - Spellbinders Die; copper ribbon and bling twigs from my stash; Stampin Up Dimensionals
  • Copic Markers - B0000; E00, E04, E08, E13, E21, E25, E27, E33, E34, E35, E37; R22, R24; YG03, YG07, YR02
I hope you'll come join us and play along with our challenge.  Don't forget to stop over at One Stitch at a Time and see what the rest of the Design Team has to show you.  You could be the winner of this fabulous November Prize Pack from our awesome sponsor - Stitchy Stamps.

You might even be picked as one of the Top 3 chosen by our fabulous Design Team. See you there.

I am submitting this card for the following challenges:
Catch The Bug - Give Thanks
artbymiran challenge - Anything Goes
Craft for the Craic - Something Glittery
Crafting With Friends - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Girls Only
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Fussy and Fancy - Thankful
Jo's Scrap shack - Anything Goes
Left of Center - Glittery
Morgan's Art World - Thankful
Polkadoodles - Autumn Fall Colors
QKR Stampede - Give Thanks
Simply Create Too - Giving Thanks
Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes
The Stamping Boutique - Fall

Monday, November 2, 2015

Rembrance Sunday

Wow!  Late!  I guess the time change really had an effect on me since I completely forgot to get this posted yesterday. Or maybe it's been the deluge of rain we've also been having. Luckily, it quit in time for the little ones to get out trick or treating. I had a few here this year. Anyway, better get to the business at hand.

The theme this time over at One Stitch at a Time is Anything Goes with Day of the Dead/Remembrance Sunday. I decided on Remembrance Sunday. I don't keep a lot of sympathy cards on hand and this month marks the first anniversary of my brother-in-law's passing. It was right before Thanksgiving last year.
Materials Used:
  • Image - Stitchy Stamps - Fall Blessings
  • Sentiment - Whiff of Joy - General Sayings II
  • Cardstock - Xpress it Blending Card; Stampin Up Soft Sky
  • Designer Paper - Basic Gray Marjolaine collection
  • Accessories: Stampin Up oval punch and oval scallop punch; Stampin Up Soft Sky ribbon; Recollections - Bling Corner
  • Copic Markers - B00, B000; E23, E25, E27; Y11, Y13, Y25, YG06, YG11, YG13, YG63, YR04
Our sponsor - Stitchy Stamps is giving away this prize pack to one lucky winner =
I hope that you'll come on over and play with us this fortnight. You could be the winner or one of the Top 3 picked by the Design Team members.

I am submitting this card for the following challenges:

Craft-Dee BowZ - Must use a handmade bow
Crafting From The Heart - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
MarkerPOP Blog - Anything BUT a Rectangle
Not Just Cards - Anything Goes
The Paper Nest Dolls - Anything Goes
Glitter N Sparkle - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
The Ribbon Girls - Anything Goes

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Monthly Challenge - September - Country Charm

Hi my friends. I am again playing catch up with my Monthly Challenge - Girls of the Bakers' Dozen cards. I have 2 more to showcase later, but wanted to get this one done. It is being sent to my daughter's mother-in-law who is recovering from surgery for colon cancer. Her story is the spotlight on Teapot Tuesday this week.  She went through months of chemo and radiation to get her ready for the surgery. We are all praying that all of this will lead to remission or cure.  I hope you'll come along and join in the fun.
The September Challenge kit came from Suzy (SuzyZ1104 on Splitcoast Stampers) and all the embellishments were included in the kit. I just had to add the cardstock.
Materials Used:
  • Image - Stampin Up - Country Charm
  • Sentiment - Hero Arts - Thinking of You (I love this stamp set and use it quite often)
  • Cardstock - Stampin Up - Crushed Curry
  • Designer Paper - The Paper Studio
  • Accessories: Spellbinders Die, Stampin Up Oval Punch; EK Success corner punch; Prima flowers; brads from my stash; gold cord from her stash
  • Copic Markers - B0000; E31, E34, E37; G14, G17; R20, R24, R27, R29; T2, T4; Y18, YR02, YR07, YR09
That's it for today. I'll be back tomorrow with another Monthly Challenge card.

I am submitting this card for the following challenges:
Scrappers' Delights - Anything Goes
artbymiran challenge - anything goes
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends - Anything Goes
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Simply Papercraft - anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything Goes
Julia Spiri - Anything goes with PUnches or Die Cuts
Southern Girls - Use Stripes

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Witch! OSAAT #248

Good morning my friends!  How's the weather where you are?  I hope it's as nice as it is here in H Town.  I think we're finally getting our Fall weather. Summer has hung around not wanting to leave with temps in the 90's. I don't look forward to the Winter cold though. I've been overwhelmed the last couple of weeks putting together 2 Power Point presentations that I presented yesterday at a Family History Fair. I've never done one like this where I had to do screen shots and then drop them in the Power Point program. I'm just so happy that it's finally over and done with and remind me never to say Yes again! ;)  Well, it went fine and the attendees did learn something so it was all good in the end.

On to the business at hand and that is we have a new challenge from One Stitch at a Time. The Theme is Anything Goes with Halloween Colors!  Such fun. I chose to go to the simpler side of creating this time.

Materials Used:
  • Image - Ken Benner - Witchbroom
  • Sentiment - Puff Boo from my stash
  • Cardstock - Stampin Up - Basic Black
  • Designer Paper - Authentique - Enchanted Collection
  • Accessories - Stampin Up Ribbon - Tangelo Twist
  • Copic Markers: E23, E25, E29; T6, T8, T10; V12, V15, V17; YG0000, YG01, YG21; YR04, YR05, YR16
Again our fabulous sponsor is Stitchy Bear Designs

And the prize should you take part and be chosen as the winner is the October Prize Pack.

I do hope you'll hop on over to the challenge blog and play along with us this fortnight. You could be the winner of this lovely Fall prize pack or be chosen as one of the Perfect 3! 

That's it for today. Hope you all have a wonderful week!

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Ankhi - Think Pink - OSAAT #247

Hello my friends and Happy Sunday! I hope you are not being affected by Hurricane Jouquin. It's been beautiful here the last few days - heading toward Fall. Sure not looking forward to Winter cold though.

Today though I have a card for One Stitch at a Time with the theme of Awareness/Think Pink in honor of October - Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And it's always Anything Goes using the theme.

Materials Used:
  • Image - My Heart Pieces - Ankhi
  • No sentiment for now
  • Ink - Stampin Up - Regal Rose
  • Cardstock - Xpress It Blending Card; Stampin Up Wild Wasabi
  • Designer Paper - Authentique - Cherish Collection
  • Accessories - Flowers - Wild Orchid Crafts; pearl bead, cross charm from my stash, and ribbon from my stash; Spellbinders die
  • Copic Markers: B0000; E50, E51, E53; G0000, G00, G43; R00, R81, R83, R85; Y00, Y11, Y21, Y35
 That's it for now.  I hope you will hop on over to the OSAAT blog and check out what the rest of the DT has for your inspiration. Then get inky and join in with the fun.

I'm submitting this card for the following challenges:

613 Avenue Create - Think Pink
Dragonfly Dreams - Let's Get Girly
Glitter N Sparkle - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Hiding in my Craft Room - Monochromatic
Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers - B is for Boobs
artbymiran challenge - Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends - Anything Goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - Anything Goes
Morgan's ArtWorld - Ribbons