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Sunday, October 1, 2017

Granddaughter You Are the Cutest Pumpkin in the Patch with a New Challenge from Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge Blog

It's a new month which means a new challenge with Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge where it's always anything goes as long as you use a patterned paper!!!

I am using this month a Halloween card using Bugaboo Digital Stamps Halloween Brat Pumpkin image along with Create with TLC sentiments:


RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • 5x7 inch card with DCWV Goblin Stackused for the background
  • image was colored with Prisma Colored Pencils with gel pen accents and of course Stickles and fussy cut around the edges
  • front sentiment chalked around the edges using Spellbinders Die Cut and sentiment from Create with TLC
  • ribbon from stash was wrapped around the background with a bow
  • buttons are of course from my button stash
  • sentiment is also from Create with TLC which was cut using Spellbinder Die and chalked around the edges 

I can't wait to see what you create this month for Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge Blog!!!!

I appreciate and love reading your comments - and hoping you leave me some bloggie love.  


Much love, hugs, and friendship

Lynne

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Baby it's Cold Outside with New Challenge with Creates and Make Challenge Blog

This month at Creates and Makes Challenge Blog Design with the Challenge #15 - Anything Goes with SLS Lines as our sponsor for this Challenge
                        
For my project, I had a lot of fun and used Juggling Snowman and sentiments from Create with TLC



RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • 5x7 inch card with cor'dinations Purple Plaid for the background - love using the purple background for winter
  • image was colored with Whisper Stroke Markers and gel pen accents
  • background was embossed using Darice Snowflakes Folder with rounded corners
  • purple gingham ribbon and tiny bow using Offray Ribbon
  • white pom pom and snowflake buttons were added for the juggling snowballs
  • sentiments are from Create with TLC cut using Darice Embossing Die Cut and chalked around the edges and snowflakes punched with a tiny punch

I can't wait to see your projects!!!
I appreciate and love reading your comments - and hoping you leave me some bloggie love.  


Much love, hugs, and friendship

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

He Made This Day Just for You

Have you ever made a card that you absolutely love and don't want to part with??? I've made cards before but this one I think is my favorite!!:



RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • size A2 card with scraps for the background 
  • image was colored using Spectrum Noir Markers, Prisma Colored Pencils and gel pen accents
  • flower is a button from stash
  • plaid ribbon wrapped around background and tied in a bow
  • sentiment is from Create with TLC  die cut using Darice Embossing Die Cut and chalked around the edges



I was asked by a friend to make a card for a special lady at her church for her upcoming birthday thus it was given away and not kept but I do intend making this another time!!

I appreciate and love reading your comments - and hoping you leave me some bloggie love.  


Much love, hugs, and friendship

Lynne

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Back to School with a New Challenge at Brown Sugar Challenge Blog

It's a new challenge at Brown Sugar Challenge Blog? Challenge #268 - which the theme is "Back to School. Our fabulous sponsor, Bugaboo Stamps where I got super creative and used not one, not two, but three of their fabulous images!!!


with being a quilter, I just love sunbonnet Sue!

then, I used Book Sitter 2


and finally, the last image I used was Ava School Sign It:


RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • all cards are a size A2 card using a box of cards with envelopes and all you need to do is decorate - easy peasy!!!!
  • all backgrounds are from my scraps
  • images were colored with Prisma Colored Pencils and Spectrum Noir Markers with gel pen accents
  • currently, there are no sentiments as I am up at the cabin and roughing it . . . but check back soon with sentiments on the inside of my cards!!!

. . . reserved for future finished project . . . 

I can't wait to see your projects!!!
I appreciate and love reading your comments - and hoping you leave me some bloggie love.  


Much love, hugs, and friendship

Oh No Not Another Learning Experience with a New Challenge at Scrap N Dipity

I'm one of the newest designers for Scrap N Dipity Challenge Blog where the challenge for this month is "Back to School" I'm sharing with you my card using Lil Chickie Reader:


. . . but first an interesting story - the above picture was taken with my cell phone showing my friend Kimberly as we create together via FaceTime. As you see, I used Darice Glossy Accents on Lil Chickie's glasses and went downstairs to make dinner while the Glossy Accents dried. In case you weren't aware, I have 4 cats, Patches is 16 years old, Chloe is 3 years old, Sadie is 2 years old, and Tinsel (aka Stinkers) is 10 months old and is very mischievous thus her nickname . . . well, when I came back upstairs to scan my card Tinsel was licking her paws and there was fur sticking to my card and viola with Tinsel helping to create this is version 2 of my card which makes the sentiment oh sew purrfect!!!!


RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • 5x7 inch card with adorable math paper for the background 
  • image was colored using Spectrum Noir and Whisper Stroke Markers with gel pen and Darice Glossy accents
  • apple ribbon from a swap
  • feather from my stash
  • sentiments are from Create with TLC cut using Darice Embossing Die Cut and chalked around the edges

As a special offering, she is offering you a 25 percent coupon to use when you make a purchase!!! The coupon code is lynnesndsep

I can't wait to see your cards and I'm only hoping that you have better luck than I did!

I appreciate and love reading your comments - and hoping you leave me some bloggie love.  


Much love, hugs, and friendship

Monday, September 4, 2017

Dear Rain Showers Emma Doll Rain Scrap N Dipity Showcase

I'm one of the newest designers for Scrap N Dipity where for the September Showcase; I'm sharing with you my card using Emma Doll Rain!!


RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • 5x7 inch card with DCWV Debbie Mumm's Noah's Ark for the background with scraps for the additional mats 
  • image was colored using Spectrum Noir and Whisper Stroke Markers with gel pen accents
  • duck and bow from my button stash
  • Queen & Co. Pearls on the umbrella
  • rain drop gems from my stash 
  • sentiments are from Create with TLC cut using Darice Embossing Die Cut and chalked around the edges

As a special offering, she is offering you a 25 percent coupon to use when you make a purchase!!! The coupon code is lynnesndsep
I appreciate and love reading your comments - and hoping you leave me some bloggie love.  


Much love, hugs, and friendship

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Happy 70th Birthday John with a New Challenge at Brown Sugar Challenge Blog

It's a new challenge at Brown Sugar Challenge Blog? Challenge #266 - which is Anything Goes. Our fabulous sponsor, All Dressed Up where I used Baseball Bear and Create with TLC sentiments for a dear friend's 70th birthday:


RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • size A2 card using DCWV La Creme Stack for background with gold and black Recollections cardstock accents - hey, I live in Pittsburgh and had to use our sports' colors
  • image was colored with Prisma Markers and Colored Pencils with gel pen accents
  • sentiment is from Create with TLC and cut using Darice Embossing Die Cut and chalked around the edges with adding the personal touch with the 70th added and John's name



I can't wait to see your projects!!!
I appreciate and love reading your comments - and hoping you leave me some bloggie love.  


Much love, hugs, and friendship

Friday, September 1, 2017

Good Friends Help You with a New Challenge at Creates and Makes

This month at Creates and Makes Challenge Blog Design - Anything Goes with our fabulous sponsor, Luna Girl where I used Do You Like My Hat which I made for this dear sweet friend that has helped and done so much for me!!

RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • size A2 card with DCWV The Chateau for the background with scraps for the additional mats 
  • image was pre-colored 
  • pearls from Miriam's Crafting Supplies
  • flowers are Recollections 
  • sentiment is from Create with TLC cut using Darice Embossing Die Cut and chalked around the edges

I can't wait to see your projects!!!
I appreciate and love reading your comments - and hoping you leave me some bloggie love.  


Much love, hugs, and friendship

Be Shore of Yourself with New Challenge at Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper

It's a new month which means a new challenge with Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge where it's always anything goes as long as you use a patterned paper!!!

I was recently involved in a card and tag swap where the theme was mermaids. Here is my take on a mermaid card using a Magnolia Little Mermaid Tilda image along with Create with TLC sentiments:


RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • 5x7 inch card with Recollections Fashionable Chic used for the background
  • Little Mermaid Tilda was colored with Prisma and Spectrum Noir Markers with gel pen accents and of course Stickles and fussy cut around the edges
  • front sentiment chalked around the edges and from Create with TLC
  • flowers aka coral were made using Fiskars Burst Punch which I used a white paper which was chalked with various pastel colors
  • waves were made using Martha Stewart Eyelet Border Punch which was chalked around the edges
  • pearls are from Queen & Co.
  • seashell from JoLynn Stickers
  • sentiments is also from Create with TLC which was cut with rounded corners and chalked around the edges 

I can't wait to see what you create this month for Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge Blog!!!!

I appreciate and love reading your comments - and hoping you leave me some bloggie love.  


Much love, hugs, and friendship

Lynne

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    Thursday, August 31, 2017

    Happy 12th Birthday Sasha and New Challenge at Brown Sugar Challenge Blog

    It's a new challenge at Brown Sugar Challenge Blog? Challenge #265 - which is Try Something New Challenge. Our fabulous sponsor, Melonheadz  where I used Rock Starz and Create with TLC sentiments making my card into a Pop-Up Box card using the tutorial at Splitcoasters with a card for Sasha's 12th birthday in October!!!! Brace yourselves, I'm early!!!!





    RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
    • pop-up box card using coordinations and DCWV Animal Talk
    • images are pre-colored with Stickles and fussy cut around the edges 
    • sentiments from Create with TLC and cut using Darice Embossing Die Cut and chalked around the edges
    I can't wait to see your projects!!!
    I appreciate and love reading your comments - and hoping you leave me some bloggie love.  


    Much love, hugs, and friendship

    Monday, August 21, 2017

    Friends: Fuel for the SOUL with a New Challenge at Brown Sugar Challenge Blog

    It's a new challenge at Brown Sugar Challenge Blog? Challenge #264 - which is anything goes! How easy is that??? Our fabulous sponsor is Digi Stamps 4 Joy!
          
    The image I chose to use is Head Shot Hat and Beads with a friendship sentiment from Create with TLC


    RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
    • card is 5x7 using The DCWV Girly Stack as the background - love the Eiffel Tower look in the background
    • image was colored with Spectrum Noir and Whisper Stroke Markers, Prism Colored Pencils with gel pen accents, fussy cut around the edges 
    • lace rose was from Miriam's Crafting Supplies
    • Queen & Co. Pearls for her necklace and earrings
    • pendent was made using a charm from Lori Branigan with a Graphic 45 image for the center which was fussy cut and glued to the center with jump rings on the top
    • butterfly is from K&Co
    • AND of course, the Stickles Fairy just had to add her special touch!
    • sentiments from Create with TLC and cut using Darice Embossing Die Cut and chalked around the edges and scrap paper cut in 2.375 x 3.375 to look "patchwork" with faux stitching:

    I can't wait to see your projects!!!
    I appreciate and love reading your comments - and hoping you leave me some bloggie love.  


    Much love, hugs, and friendship