Saturday, April 19, 2014

Hippity Hoppity Easter Blog Hop




Hello Everyone,

Welcome to my Blog and thank you for joining us on the Hippity Hoppity Easter Blog Hop! If you just happened to stumble onto my blog and would like to play along with us. Please do so by starting over at Janet's Blog, we would love for you to join us for all the Easter fun!!

If you came here from Sarah's Blog then you are on the right track!!

We have some awesome projects to share with all of you today, so please make sure to stop by everyone's blog.  You are sure to find some wonderful crafty inspiration and some yummy blog candy along the way as well.  So grab your favorite beverage, sit back and have fun :0)

For today's blog hop I decided to go with a cute little gift tag for an Easter basket I will be giving to a loved one. I picked up this cute little basket at the dollar store and filled it with some Easter goodies!!  All it needed was this cute little tag and now it's ready to go ;0)



Here is a close-up of this cute little tag

Here are the details...

Cartridges - Elegant Edges and Create a Critter 2
Solid Cardstock - Recollections
Patterned Paper - Doodlebug "Hello Spring"
Sentiment - Jaded Blossom "Easter Treats 2"
Memento Ink - "Black Tuxedo"
Twine - The Twinery "Blossom and Pink Sorbet"
Wink of Stella "Clear"
White Gel Pen
Foam Squares

Well I hope you liked my cute little Easter tag :0)  This little tag was super quick and easy to make, perfect for that last minute gift basket!!  

Don't forget to stop by everyone's blog to be entered to win one of these two yummy stamps sets.

The first one is from Blue Moon Creation Crafting Station



The next stamp set is from our blog hop coordinator, Janet


Thanks again for stopping by my blog today and Happy Easter everyone!!  Up next is, Thia's Blog

Here is the complete line up in case you get lost...






Tuesday, April 15, 2014

DCD Challenge #161 - Tic Tac Toe

Hello Crafty Friends,

 Happy Tuesday!!  Welcome back for another fun weekly challenge over at 

The Challenge this week is...
Tic Tac Toe


Create a project using the Tic Tac Toe Board below


You can go either horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.  
I decided to go horizontally using the top row.

Here are all the details of my card...

  • Cartridge - Simply Charmed
  • Solid Cardstock - Recollections
  • Patterned Paper – Doodlebug Designs “Hello Spring”
  • Lawn Fawn - Stitched Journaling Card Die
  • Martha Stewart Glitter "Tourmaline"
  • Xyron Machine
  • Sentiment - Studio G (Jo-Ann's Dollar Section)
  • Fiskars - Small Flower Punch
  • Chalks
  • White Gel Pen
  • Doodlebug - Mini Jewel "Bubblegum"

Don't forget to stop by and check out all the wonderful projects my fellow Die Cuttin' Divas have for your viewing pleasure :0)

We all look forward to seeing your wonderful creations this 
week using this fun Tic Tac Toe board!!

Crafty Hugs,

Diana

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

DCD Challenge #160 - Pastels

Hello Crafty Friends,

 Happy Tuesday!!  Welcome back for another fun weekly challenge over at 

The Challenge this week is...
Pastel 



Create a project using pastel colors.



So, I decided to use a cut from yet another cartridge that I have owned for way too long and have never played with either.  I can't believe it took me soooo long to use my "Teddy Bears on Parade" cartridge.  I am in LOVE with all the adorable images on this cartridge, I'm so glad I finally decided to put it to good use. Here are all the details of my card....

  • Cartridges - Birthday Bash and Teddy Bear Parade
  • Solid Cardstock - Recollections
  • Patterned Paper – Doodlebug Designs “Hello Spring”
  • PKS – Cute and Cuddly #PK 441
  • Simon Says Stamp – Perfect Bow Die
  • Lawn Fawn- Stitched Journaling Card Die
  • Sentiment – Studio G (JoAnn’s Dollar Section)
  • Wink of Stella “Clear”
  • Glue Dots
  • Chalks
  • White Gel Pen
  • Prismacolor - Red Pencil 
I just love the way this adorable image turned out.  I will definitely be using this cartridge again real soon!!


Don't forget to stop by and check out all the wonderful projects my fellow Die Cuttin' Divas have for your viewing pleasure :0)

We all look forward to seeing your wonderful creations this week!!

Crafty Hugs,

Diana

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

DCD Challenge #159 - Sketch Challenge

Hello Crafty Friends,

 It's Tuesday and you know what that means, time for another fun challenge over at Die Cuttin' Divas!! 

The Challenge this week is...
Sketch

Create a project using the sketch below


I really LOVED using this sketch!!  It was a lot of fun trying out something a little different than my usual "go to" designs!!  I decided to make a birthday card using this awesome sketch.  


Here are all details...
  • Cartridges - Create a Critter and Elegant Edges
  • Solid Cardstock - Recollections
  • Patterned Paper – My Mind’s Eye “Fine & Dandy Boy”
  • Sentiment – Paper Smooches “Birthday Buddies”
  • Sequins – Lawn Fawn “Hello Sunshine Mix”
  • Stickles – Icicle
  • Glossy Accents (For his nose)



Well I hope you enjoyed my project for this week.  Be sure to stop by and check out all the wonderful projects my fellow Die Cuttin' Divas have in store for you!


We all look forward to seeing your wonderful creations this week!!

Crafty Hugs,
Diana

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Die Cuttin' Divas Challenge - Celebrate Umbrella Month

Hello Crafty Friends,

 Happy Tuesday!!  I'm back with another fun project for the weekly challenge over at Die Cuttin' Divas!! 

The Challenge this week is...
Celebrate Umbrella Month

Create a project using an umbrella.



I finally decided to use a cut from a cartridge that I have owned for way too long and yet I have never played with.  I used my "Hello Kitty  Greetings" cartridge and I can't believe I waited so long to use it!! There are so many adorable images on this cartridge, I'm so glad I finally decided to put it to good use.  Here are all the details of my card....

Solid Cardstock - Recollections
Patterned Paper - MME "Quite Contrary-Jack & Jill"
Sentiment - Jaded Blossom "Bug-a-boo"
Banner Die Cut - Lawn Fawn "Stitched Journaling Card"
Starform Stickers – Glitter Red/Gold Dots
White Gel Pen


Be sure to stop by and check out all the wonderful projects my fellow Die Cuttin' Divas have for your viewing pleasure :0)

We all look forward to seeing your wonderful creations this week!!

Crafty Hugs,
Diana








Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Die Cuttin' Divas Challenge - Snack Lovers Delight

Hello Crafty Friends,

 It has been quite a few months since my last post.  But, I am super excited to be back to share with all of you some of my new creations.  I also have some really awesome news to share!!  I am a new Die Cuttin' Divas Design Team Member!!!  I am beyond excited to be a part of this fabulous group of ladies!!   So, let's start the fun!! :0)

A new challenge begins every Tuesday at Die Cuttin' Divas and you are invited to join us and show us your creations. We have a wonderful sponsor this week...The Scrapbooking Queen.

The Challenge this week is...
Snack Lovers Delight

I just LOVE cupcakes, they are so tasty!! Close to where I live there is a specialty cupcake shop. They have so many delicious flavors, it really hard to just have one...lol!  I usually stop by on Saturdays and pick up a few of their "mini size" cupcakes.  My 2 most favorite are their "Coconut" and their "Oreo" cupcakes...YUMM!!!



Here are the materials I used for my project this week:


Solid Cardstock - Recollections
Patterned Paper - Doodlebug Design “Sweet Cakes”
PK Stamps - "Happy Lashes Assortment"
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Doodlebug Twine - Valentine
Spellbinders – Cicle Dies
Wilton 4” Diameter Doilies

Cuttlebug Embossing Folder – “Swiss Dots”
Chalks
Foam Squares
Wink of Stella - Clear

Well I hope you liked my project and decide to join in on the fun this week over at Die Cuttin' Divas !!  There are LOTS of yummy treats to be found! Can't wait to see your favorite snack!

Thanks again for stopping by today! 

Crafty Hugs,
Diana 

Friday, December 6, 2013

12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop - Day 12

Hello friends,

Welcome back to the 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop!!  Today is Day 12 which means this is the last day of this hop.  I hope you have had as much fun as I have!!  There have been so many wonderful projects on this hop.  I am sure you have found plenty of inspiration to get you through the holiday season.  I know I have ;0)  Just in case you just started following along, this hop will take place November 25th through December 6th and the new postings each day will be posted by 8 am eastern standard time. If you've arrived here from Sandy's Blog, then you are definitely on the right track. If you've just happened to stumble upon this post and would like to play along with us, please start over at Lisa's Blog. We would love to inspire you with some holiday projects!!

This hop will be full of wonderful ideas and inspiration to get you well on your way of creating all of those beautiful Christmas project. This is an awesome way to get a lot of your Christmas cards, and scrapbook layouts finished, home decorations completed and maybe even be inspired to create something using a new technique that you have never tried. There will be a new project posted each and every day by all the wonderful amazing ladies in this hop. Also each day we will have a guest designer or two for you to visit.

So for the last day of this hop I decided to make a mini hand sanitizer holder.  I have been wanting to make one for a long time now.  I thought this would be the perfect time to try it out.  To my surprise it was super easy to make!!  I am planning on making a few more this holiday season!!   

Here are all the details....

Front View
 
 Side View


Paper – Stampin Up “Gumball Green, Cherry Cobbler and Be of Good Cheer”
Image - PK Stamp “PKM11-Winter is for the Birds”
Spellbinders – Large Circle Dies
Sentiment – PK Stamp “PKSC -19 July 2013”
Martha Stewart Glitter – “Crystal”
Memento Ink – Tuxedo Black
Recollections -  Double sided Red Adhesive Tape
Copic Markers

 
Well I hope you liked my project from day 12!!  I would like to thank Lisa for putting together this wonderful hop and all the wonderful sponsors who donated awesome prizes!!  I would also like to thank everyone of you that stopped by everyday to check out my projects!!  Wishing you all a safe and wonderful holiday season!!

Up next is Alicia's Blog

Don't forget....Lisa our hostess will be giving away some wonderful blog candy each day of the hop from the amazing sponsors that we have for this hop. Lisa will be posting all the winners from this hop on December 10th. Every one has a chance to win including the ladies participating in the hop and even the guest designers and the sponsors. At the end of each post we will have a list of all the sponsors who are sponsoring this hop all you need to do is click on their name to go to their sites and check out all the wonderful sites. We want to thank each and everyone of the sponsors for their generosity. It has been greatly appreciated.

Here is a complete list of the sponsors:

Honeybearz Designs - Yummy Crafting Candy
http://honeybearzdesigns2011.blogspot.com/

Teresa Russell - $10.00 Gift Card from
her facebook group Scrapping For Less
https://www.facebook.com/groups/372187582880346/

Pazzles - Two digital download gift cards for a Cutting Collection of choice.http://pazzles.com/

Kathy's Cozies - A custom Cozy for an Expression, Expression 2, Cricut Create,
Cricut Mini, or Silhouette Cameo. Whoever wins can pick their own fabric.
https://www.etsy.com/shop/KathysCozies

Paper Sweeties - $10.00 Gift Cardhttp://www.papersweeties.com/

ScrappyDew - $20.00 Gift Cardhttp://www.scrappydew.com/store/

My Creative Time - Stamp Sethttp://www.creativetimeforme.com/

Little Scraps of Heaven Designs - $20.00 Gift Voucherhttp://www.littlescrapsofheavendesigns.com/

Paper Creations by Mindy - $15.00 Gift Certidicatehttp://www.papercreationsbymindy.com/

Pretty Paper, Pretty Ribbons - $15.00 Gift Certificatehttp://www.prettypapergraphics.com/

Xyron - 2 Teresa Collins Adhesive Kitshttp://www.xyron.com/enUS/Home/default.html

Joys Life - "Oh Christmas Puns" stampshttp://joyslife.com/

Timeless Twine -$15.00 Gift Certificatehttp://www.bellacreationz.bigcartel.com/

Too Cute by Jessica - $25.00 Giftcardhttp://www.toocutebyjessica.com/

Designs on Cloud 9 - $20.00 Gift Certificatehttp://designsoncloud9.com/

LoveBug Creations - $15.00 Gift Certificatehttp://www.lovebugcreations.net/

The Paper Parade - $40.00 Gift Certificatehttp://www.thepaperparade.com/

The Paper Nest Dolls - $25.00 Gift Certificatehttp://stamps.the-papernest.com/

Jessica Douglass Wilson -$10.00 to her Close To My Heart store

Lettering Delights -a gift valued at $10.00
http://www.letteringdelights.com/

Scrapping Bug Designs - $50.00 gift certificate the gift
certificate excludes sale prices.
http://www.scrappingbugdesigns.com/

3 Girl Jam - $10.00 Gift Certificatehttp://www.3girljam.com/

SVG Attic - $25.00 Gift Certificatehttp://www.svgattic.com/

Pinque Peacock $10.00 Gift Certificatehttp://pinquepeacock.blogspot.com/

SVG Cuts - $20.00 Gift Certificatehttp://www.svgcuts.com/

Blue Moon Creations - 12 digital imageshttp://www.bluemooncreation.net/

Sherri Baldy Stamps - $15.00 Gift Certificate for digi stamps
http://sherribaldy.blogspot.com/



Thanks again for stopping by :0)