Saturday, October 18, 2014

Monster Mash Blog Hop - Day #1

Welcome to the Monster Mash Blog Hop Day #1


I was working in the lab, late one night
When my eyes beheld an eerie sight
For my monster from his slab, began to rise
And suddenly to my surprise
He did the mash, he did the monster mash
It was a graveyard smash!
Connie">http://conniecancrop.blogspot.com/">Connie Can Crop and her ghoulishly wonderful friends are so glad you could join us for this Monster Mash! We have so many frightful projects you'll be screaming for more! 

This is a two day blog hop and we appreciate your leaving a comment for all of these talented creatures who are here sharing their ideas and creations. Be sure to come back tomorrow to see all the new and amazing projects we have in store for you in Day #2! We can't wait to see you again!

The zombies were having fun, the party had just begun
The guests included Wolf Man, Dracula and his son!
A Woooo!
We have three terrifying yet amazing sponsors and giveaways for this hop!


Creative Kuts is giving one lucky winner a $10 gift certificate for their online store.
Be sure to check out their spooky SVG files!


You can
visit her Shop
here and
follow them on Facebook here.

AND




is giving away this Frightfully Fun Stamp set from CTMH



AND


Connie Wallenbrock is giving away this Mini-Medley Accents Pack from CTMH
Perfect for your Halloween creations!



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.

Then you can mash, then you can monster mash The monster mash, and do a graveyard smash Then you can mash, you'll catch on in a flash Then you can mash, then you can monster mash You will have until 12:00 am Monday to finish the hop and leave your comments.

Winners will be announced on Wednesday at Connie Can Crop.

Be sure to follow everyone and leave your spirited comments along the way!

Let's get this Monster Party started!




I am the last stop of this fantastic blog hop!


Here is our complete line up for day #1 in case you get lost along the way:

1. Connie- http://conniecancrop.blogspot.com
2. Denise- http://www.craftconfectionery.com
3. Julie (Cricut Chick) - www.simplysilhouette.co 
4. Anna- http://www.stampanna.com

   
Thanks so much for joining us for such a fun day! Don't forget to come back tomorrow for Day #2!

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Die Cutin Divas Challenge #182: Picture Inspired Challenge


Hello Crafty Friends,

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


The Challenge this week is...

Picture Inspired Challenge




So here is my interpretation of this picture inspired challenge :0)


Doesn't it look yummy!!  Almost good enough to eat ;0)  I just love the way the sugar coating came out on the pie.  All I did was use my clear adhesive glue and use a little crystal colored glitter and voila!!

Here are the rest of the items I used....

*Thanksgiving Cartridge
*Mother's Day Bouquet Cartridge
*Gypsy Wanderings
*Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
*My Mind's Eye (Patterned Paper)
*Recollections (Solid Cardstock)
*Tim Holtz Inks
*Memento Ink
*My Creative Time Stamps
*Wilton Doilies
*Crystal Glitter
*Twine
*Button


Well I Hope you liked my project for this week's challenge.

Make sure to stop by and check out all the wonderful projects my fellow Die Cuttin' Divas have in store this week :0)

We all look forward to seeing your wonderful creations !

Crafty Hugs,

Diana

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Die Cuttin Divas Challenge #180 - Lions, Tigers, and Bears, Oh My! (Wizard of Oz Celebration)

Hello Crafty Friends,

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


The Challenge this week is...

Lions, Tigers, and Bears


I decided to make this cute little lion card.  Isn't he just adorable?!

Here is the list of items used...

  • Cartridges used: Campin Critters (Card Base) and Create a Critter 2 (Lion)
  • Solid cardstock - Recollections
  • Patterned Paper - My Mind's Eye "On the Sunny Side"
  • Sentiment - Pink by Design "Be Mine"
  • Adhesive Buttons - Recollections
  • White Gel Pen
  • Colored Pencils

Well I Hope you liked my project for this week's challenge.

Make sure to stop by and check out all the wonderful projects my fellow Die Cuttin' Divas have in store this week :0)

We all look forward to seeing your wonderful creations !

Crafty Hugs,

Diana

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Die Cuttin Divas Challenge #179 - Pinterest Inspired or Fellow Crafter Inspiration

Hello Crafty Friends,

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


The Challenge this week is...

Pinterest Inspired or 
Fellow Crafter Inspiration

For my project I made a banner for my husband's birthday.  He loves all things from the 80's, so I thought the Pac Man banner would be perfect.


Here are close ups of the banner 



My inspiration came from a pin I found on Pinterest.

Here is the link of my inspiration

Here is a list of supplies I used...


Well I Hope you liked my project for this week's challenge.

Make sure to stop by and check out all the wonderful projects my fellow Die Cuttin' Divas have in store this week :0)

We all look forward to seeing your wonderful creations !

Crafty Hugs,

Diana


Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Die Cuttin Divas Challenge #178 - Favorite Color Combination

Hello Crafty Friends,

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


The Challenge this week is...

Favorite Color Combination

Create any card using your favorite color combination...


This was actually a hard challenge for me, I have so many favorite color combinations!!  It was a little hard narrowing it down, but this combination of colors has always stood out for me.  The hot pink and lime green are so fun and happy, while the brown is a great neutral color ;0)  I just love pairing all these colors together!!  Here are all the details of my card...

Card size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Cartridge used – Doodlecharms
  • Solid Cardstock – Recollections and Bazzill Basics
  • Patterned Paper – Doodlebug “Cherry Pie Plaid”
  • PK Stamps – PK487 “In Stitches”
  • Sentiment - Paper Smooches  “Digits”
  • Jaded Blossom - Flag Die 2
  • Cuttlebug Embossing Folder “Swiss Dots”
  • Stickles – Star Dust
  • Copic Markers – YG03 (Yellow Green) and RV17 (Deep Magenta)
  • Doodlebug – Mini Jewels “Bubblegum”
  • Corner Rounder Punch
  • Wink of Stella – Clear
  • Gel Pens – White and Brown
  • Foam Squares


Well I Hope you liked my project for this week's color challenge.

Make sure to stop by and check out all the wonderful color combinations my fellow Die Cuttin' Divas have in store this week :0)

We look forward to seeing all of your wonderful color combinations!!

Crafty Hugs,

Diana

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Die Cuttin Divas Challenge #175 - Anything Goes

Hello Crafty Friends,

 Happy Tuesday everyone and welcome to another fun challenge over at 



The Challenge this week is...

Anything Goes


Create any card or project...


As you can probably tell I'm still in a "Christmas in July" kinda mood :0)   Christmas time is my favorite time of year and I am definitely counting down the days.. only 149 days to go!!  Here are all the details of my project...

  • Cartridges used: Spring Holiday Cards and Just Because Cards
  • Patterned Paper: My Scraps (Can't remember what paper stack this is from)
  • Solid Cardstock: Recollections
  • Peachy Keen Stamps: Smiley Faces Assortment
  • Sentiment: Scrappy Moms "A Holiday to Remember"
  • Glitter Adhesive Dots: Recollections
  • Satin Ribbon: Michael's
  • Stickles: Diamond
  • White Gel Pen
  • Chalks


Well I Hope you liked my project for this week's challenge.

Make sure to stop by and check out all the wonderful projects my fellow Die Cuttin' Divas have in store this week :0)

We all look forward to seeing your wonderful creations !

Crafty Hugs,

Diana


Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Craftin Desert Divas July Release Sneak Peek - Day 4 All Star Sports


Hello everyone and welcome to my blog!
Today I'm joining the Craftin' Desert Divas July Stamp Release. The Die Cuttin' Divas DT is joining in on the fun!!

Welcome to Day 4 of Craftin' Desert Divas July stamp release party!! Each day the CDD DT will be giving you a sneak peek at one of the five new stamp sets. Then, on Friday and Saturday, they will have a blog hop with prizes each day. Both design teams have some amazing creations to share today during this stamp release.

Today we are showcasing the All Star Sports stamp set.

All of the new stamps are 4x6 and Made in the USA. 
Stamps will be available to order on Friday July 25th.

We hope you will stop by the Craftin' Desert Divas Shop and the Craftin' Desert Divas Gallery Facebook Group. We would love for you to join us and share your creations with us using Craftin' Desert Diva's stamps. In this group we show previews first, have giveaways and much more!!

Here are the two projects I created...

For the first card, I wanted to keep it simple and I chose colors that would be perfect for any young adult!


I must say this set is going to be a CDD fan favorite! It is definitely a must have for all of us sports fans!!


For my second project, I wanted to make it fun and cute.  Even the youngest of sports fans would love to receive a card using this fabulous stamp set ;0)



Sneak Peek Giveaway!!

All you have to do is leave a comment on each of our blogs! You are NOT required to comment on EVERY SINGLE blog, but the more you comment on, the better chance you have for winning!! Just click on the DT's name to get to their blog.

Tara will announce today's winner tomorrow. The winner will be picked from a different blog every day, so be sure to visit and leave comments.

Thank you also much for joining us today and I hope you will join them again tomorrow for more sneak peeks!!

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Die Cuttin Divas Challenge #174 - Christmas in July Challenge

Hello Crafty Friends,

 Happy Tuesday everyone and welcome to another fun challenge over at 


The Challenge this week is...

Christmas in July


Create a project with a Christmas theme...



Okay, this challenge was super fun for me :0)  I just LOVE everything Christmas!!!
I purchased the December 25th cartridge last year and had not used it yet.  So I thought this would be the perfect time to break it out and see what I could come up with.
  Here are all the details of my card :0)

Card size is 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Cartridge: Teresa Collins “December 25th
Solid Cardstock: Recollections
Patterned Paper: Little Yellow Bicycle “Making Merry”
Xyron Machine
MS Glitter “Malchite”
Foam Squares

Well I Hope you liked my Christmas card for this week's challenge.

Make sure to stop by and check out all the wonderful projects my fellow Die Cuttin' Divas have in store this week :0)

We all look forward to seeing your wonderful creations !

Crafty Hugs,

Diana

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Die Cuttin Divas Challenge #173 - Just Beachy

Hello Crafty Friends,

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

The Challenge this week is...

Just Beachy


Create a project using a beach theme...


I am just loving silhouette images right now and I found a great one on the Suburbia Cartridge.  When I saw this image, I knew right away it was perfect for this challenge.  Here are all the details of my card :0)

Card size is 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Cartridge used: Suburbia
Solid Cardstock: Recollections
Patterned Paper: MME “Fine and Dandy Boy”
Sentiment: Scrappy Moms “ Sun Kissed”
Adhesive Glitter Dots: Recollections “Gold”
Memento Ink: Rich Cocoa

Well I Hope you liked my card for this week's challenge.

Make sure to stop by and check out all the wonderful projects my fellow Die Cuttin' Divas have in store this week :0)

We all look forward to seeing your wonderful creations !

Crafty Hugs,

Diana

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Die Cuttin Divas Challenge #172 - Wedding or Anniversary Card

Hello Crafty Friends,

 Hope you all had a wonderful Fourth of July weekend!!  It's Tuesday again, which means there is another fun weekly challenge happening over at 

The Challenge this week is...

Wedding or Anniversary Card


Create a card for a Wedding or Anniversary


I decided to make an Anniversary card for my husband.  Our first wedding anniversary will be here in just a couple of months.  So I decided to go with that and actually be ahead of the game.  Here is what I came up with... 

Card size 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Cartridge used: Sweethearts
  • Solid Cardstock: Recollections
  • Patterned Paper: The Paper Studio “Lola and Luca”
  • Sentiment: Jaded Blossom “Simple Sayings 2”
  • Lawn Fawn Stitched Journaling Die
  • Doodlebug Designs: Adhesive Pearls
  • Wink of Stella: Clear

Well I Hope you liked my card for this week's challenge.

Make sure to stop by and check out all the wonderful projects my fellow Die Cuttin' Divas have in store this week :0)

We all look forward to seeing your wonderful creations !

Crafty Hugs,

Diana

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Die Cuttin Divas Challenge #171 - I Vow To Thee My Country

Hello Crafty Friends,

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

The Challenge this week is...

I Vow Thee My Country


Create a project inspired by the country you live in 



When I came across this cute little lady liberty.  I knew right then that I wanted to use her as my main image.  I think she turned out real cute...don't you??

Here are all the details to my project this week....


Card size is 4/14" x 5 1/2"
  • Cartridges used: Create a Critter 2
  • Solid Cardstock: Recollections
  • Patterned Paper: Doodlebug Designs - “Star and Stripes”
  • Jaded Blossom – Flag Die 2
  • Cuttlebug Embossing Folder - Stars
  • Wink of Stella - Clear
  • Stickles: Orange Peel


Well I Hope you liked my card for this week's challenge.



Make sure to stop by and check out all the wonderful projects my fellow Die Cuttin' Divas have in store this week :0)

We all look forward to seeing your wonderful creations !

Crafty Hugs,

Diana

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Die Cuttin Divas Challenge #170 - Things with Wings

Hello Crafty Friends,

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

The Challenge this week is...

Things with Wings  


Create a project using something that has wings


I used the Jaded Blossom Stamp set Bug-a-boo for my image.  Isn't she the cutest little bee you have ever seen?! I have had this stamp set for a long time now and thought this would be the perfect challenge to use it.

Here are the details to my card...

Card Size is 4/14" x 5 1/2"
  • Cartridge used: Elegant Edges (Image Base)
  • Solid Cardstock – Recollections
  • Patterned Paper – Doodlebug Designs “Flower Box”
  • Mini Pearls - Doodlebug Designs “Flower Box”
  • Image and Sentiment – Jaded Blossom “Bug-a-Boo”
  • TH Distress Ink – “Broken China”
  • Prismacolor Pencils and Odorless Paint Thinner
  • Wink of Stella – “Clear”
  • Foam Squares

Well I Hope you liked my card for this week's challenge.

Make sure to stop by and check out all the wonderful projects my fellow Die Cuttin' Divas have in store this week :0)

We all look forward to seeing your wonderful creations !

Crafty Hugs,

Diana

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Die Cuttin Divas Challenge #169 - Black plus One

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...

Black plus One

use Black plus one other color

I decided to use pink as my other color, I really love love the combination!!
Here are all the details of my card this week...

  • Cartridges: Elegant Edges and Plantin SB
  • Solid Cardstock: Recollections
  • Wink of Stella Glitter Pen: Clear
  • Sentiment: Paper Smooches “Many Thanks”
  • Adhesive Rhinestones: Recollections

I just LOVE the way this card turned out, I hope you like it too :0)

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, June 3, 2014

Die Cuttin Divas Challenge #168 - 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 enjoyed using this sketch!  It's always so much fun tying out different card designs!! Of course, as usual I had to add a little personality to my die cut by using a PK stamp ;0)


Here are all the details....
  • Cartridge: Doodlecharms
  • Solid Cardstock:  Recollections
  • Patterned Paper:  My Mind’s Eye “Sunny Side”
  • Spellbinders Nestabilities: “Large Circle Die Cuts”
  • PK Stamps: “PKS-18 June 2013”
  • Sentiment: Scrappy Moms Stamps “Sun Kissed”
  • Doodlebug Mini Pearls – “Flower Box Assortment”
  • Stickles – Icicle
  • Chalks
  • White Gel Pen

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