Thursday, May 25, 2017

DL.ART Thankful Thursday #205 - Boys or Men

Happy Thursday!! It's time for a new Thankful Thursday Challenge at DL.ART and the theme this week is Boys or Men. If you use the code l01210, Diana will give you 10% off your purchase at DL.ART.


For my Father's Day cards, I used a Tim Holtz car stamp. I masked it off and then inked the edges with TH Gathered Twigs Distress Ink.


The panel behind the card was embossed with Emerald Creek Burnt Copper Leaves Embossing Powder. The Memory Box Gear Assembly die was embossed with Emerald Creek Hammered Metal Embossing Powder.


Here's a close-up of the Hammered Metal...the texture is fabulous.


I tried to get a picture of the texture of the Burnt Copper Leaves embossing powder.


I used black and brown Twine from DL.ART for my cards. The tags and sentiments are from My Craft Spot (no longer in business).


I am entering these in the following challenges:

1) Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
2) Jo's Scrap Shack Funday Friday - Anything Goes


Now it's your turn!! Head on over to DL.ART to see the amazing projects my design team sisters have created for today's challenge!! Then link up your Boys or Men project!! I can't wait to see what you create :)

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Happy Birthday Cards for Wild Orchid Crafts

Happy Tuesday, everyone!! I hope you are having a great week!! It's my turn to post on the Wild Orchid Crafts Blog and I'd love for you to stop by if you have time :) I have a couple of Paris-themed birthday cards to share with you today using several Wild Orchid Crafts flowers and embellishments.


The papers are from Carta Bella's Amour paper stack. For these cards, I used a mixture of Cottage Roses, Open Roses, Hip Rosebuds, Babies Breath and Aster Daisy Stems.


I also used Mulberry Leaves, Self-Adhesive Pearls, Skeleton Leaves and Sissal. The gorgeous crinkle ribbons are from DL.ART.



Some close-ups:





I am entering these in the following challenges:

1) Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - A Bit of Sparkle
2) Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
3) Jo's Scrap Shack Funday Friday - Anything Goes
4) Victorine Originals Challenge 2 - Flowers


Wild Orchid Crafts Products Used

Pink Babies Breath
White Babies Breath
White Sissal

Thanks so much for stopping by!!
Have a great day :)

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Scrapy Land Challenge #66 - Add Pearls and/or Lace

Happy Wednesday!! I hope you are having a wonderful week!! It's time for a new challenge at Scrapy Land and the theme for Challenge #66 is Add Pearls and/or Lace Plus a Brand of Die Scrapy Land Carries...there are over 55 to choose from!! You could win a $15 gift certificate to shop at Scrapy Land.


For my cards, I used Lemoncraft Tiny Miracles papers to create these Celebrate cards that can be used for birthday, new baby or for any reason to celebrate :)


A Frantic Stamper Elementals 12 Ovals die was used for the background.


The next layer is a La La Land Stitched Elements oval, followed by a Precious Marieke Wondrous Frame.


Next is a Spellbinders Vintage Labels 6 die, followed by a Penny Black Doily Trio.


The gorgeous butterfly is a Memory Box Darla die covered with Crystal Ice from Sparkle N Sprinkle, with a Memory Box Vivienne on top.


The gorgeous flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts, as are the pearls and the guipure lace. The crinkle ribbon is from DL.ART.

Scrapy Land Products Used




I am entering these in the following challenges:

1) Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
2) Jo's Scrap Shack Funday Friday - Anything Goes


Now it's your turn!! Head on over to Scrapy Land to see the amazing projects my design team sisters have created for today's challenge!! Then link up your Pearls and/or Lace project using a brand of die that Scrapy Land carries!! I can't wait to see what you create :)

Thursday, May 11, 2017

DL.ART Thankful Thursday #204 - Flowers and/or Graduation

Happy Thursday!! I hope you are having a wonderful week!! It's time for a new Thankful Thursday Challenge at DL.ART. The theme this week is Flowers and/or Graduation. If you use the code l01201, Diana will give you 10% off your purchase at DL.ART.


I'm having some major computer issues, so this will be a short post today with fewer pictures and details than usual. I apologize!!


I used both themes for my cards...flowers on graduation cards :) Kaisercraft papers were used for my cards. The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.


The top tag pulls out to reveal a gift card holder for the grad. This beautiful crinkle ribbon is Primrose from the Spring Bundle #1.


This gorgeous ribbon is Pink Champagne from the Vintage Vineyard Bundle. Please be sure to stop by DL.ART to see the amazing pictures my design team sisters have created for today's challenge!! Thanks so much for stopping by!! Have a great day :)

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Just Celebrate for Wild Orchid Crafts

Happy Sunday!! I hope you are having a wonderful weekend!! It's my turn to post on the Wild Orchid Crafts blog and I'd love for you to stop by if you have time :) I have a couple of cards with you featuring several Wild Orchid Crafts flowers and embellishments.


For my Just Celebrate cards, I've used Magnolias, Cottage Roses, Lilies, Hip Rosebuds, Small Gardenias and Apple Blossoms. The papers are from Prima and the ribbon is from DL.ART.


I've also used Mulberry Rose Leaves in two sizes, Self-Adhesive Pearls in two sizes, Pearl Stems, Skeleton Leaves and White Sissal.



Some close-ups:



I am entering these in the following challenges:

1) Dies R Us - Flowers
2) Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
3) Jo's Scrap Shack Funday Friday - Anything Goes


 Wild Orchid Crafts Products Used

White Sissal

Thanks so much for stopping by!!
Have a great day!!

Lisa

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Jo's Scrap Shack 5th Blogaversary Blog Hop - Day 2

Happy Thursday and welcome to Jo's Scrap Shack's 5th blogaversary birthday celebration hop!!

 
In honor of celebrating five wonderful years, Jo has an amazing two day blog hop lined up with 19 talented designers, several sponsors, some of which are among the top companies in the industry, and lots of blog candy!! So share this news with your crafty friends, grab your favorite beverage and hop along with us!!

If you want to start at the beginning of the hop, visit Jo's Scrap Shack. You should have come from Alpna's blog and if you did, you are right on track!!

Sponsors and Prizes
Jo's Scrap Shack- Prize: Mystery Craft Box ($40 value), & A Guest Designer Spotlight
Lawn Fawn - Prize: 1 stamp set and a 6x6 paper pad
The Cutting Cafe- Prize: The Orange You Cute Kit to one winner (Must be a U.S. winner)
Little Blue Button Stamps- Prize: $15 gift voucher
Bugaboo- Prize: $30 gift certificate
Really Reasonable Ribbon- Prize: $10 gift certificate
Sunny Studio Stamps- Prize: (2) $20 gift certificates
Above Rubies Studio: One month membership to Shemakes.club

To be eligible to win the prizes, you need to leave a comment on each of the blogs and follow them as well. Jo will select winners randomly from different blogs. You have until Monday, May 8th to hop and comment. Winners will be announced on Jo's blog on Tuesday, May 9th.


For my project, I created a birthday box card for my Dad, whose birthday was on Tuesday :) The rope die is from Die-Versions. The hibiscus are from Memory Box, and celebrate is an Elizabeth Craft die.


He loves lighthouses and the ocean...so do I!! So this was fun to make :) The papers are from Heartfelt Creations.






The palm tree is from Yvonne Creations, the sailboat is from Marianne Designs and the lighthouse is from Die-Versions. The waves are from My Creative Time. I cut the seagull from the paper and popped him up with wire. For the beach, I mixed real sand with clear gesso and glossy accents.


The Adirondack chair is from Die-Versions. This palm tree is from Frantic Stamper, as is the beach grass. The airplane and banner is from Impression Obsession.

Your next stop on the hop is Heather. Thanks so much for hoping along today!!


Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Scrapy Land Challenge #65 - Anything Goes

Happy Wednesday!! I hope you are having a wonderful week!! It's time for a new challenge at Scrapy Land. The theme this week is Anything Goes Plus a Brand of Die Scrapy Land carries...there are over 55 to choose from!! If you play along, you could win a $15 gift certificate to shop at Scrapy Land.


For these cards, I've used papers from Prima. The base of my leafy scene is a Memory Box Stitched Square die.


The focal point of my card is a Penny Black Layered Scene die. I layered the die over a Cheery Lynn French Pastry Doily and popped up each layer for dimension. The birds were covered in Sparkle N Sprinkle Crystal Ice.


The gorgeous flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts. Tucked beneath are Memory Box Chloe Stems, Cheery Lynn Flourish dies, Cheery Lynn Dandelion dies, and Elizabeth Craft Curvy Leaves.


The vines trailing down the sides are Cheery Lynn Ivy Corner Flourish dies.


This sentiment is from Skipping Stones Design. It's stamped on a Sue Wilson Pierced Flag die.


This beautiful sentiment is from Crafty Individuals.

Scrapy Land Dies Used




I'm entering these in the following challenges:

1) Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
2) Jo's Scrap Shack Funday Friday - Anything Goes


Now it's your turn!! Head on over to Scrapy Land to see the amazing projects my design team sisters have created for today's challenge!! Then link up your Anything Goes project using a brand of die that Scrapy Land carries!! I can't wait to see what you create :)

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