Friday, November 30, 2018

Fussy and Fancy Challenge #226-"Winter/Christmas"

Good Friday morning fellow crafters!!

And how has everyone's week been so far...looking forward to a nice weekend?!

Today we begin a brand new challenge at Fussy and Fancy...our "Winter/Christmas" theme was chosen by our fabulous Gina!!  The perfect theme for getting a Christmas card done or winter birthday...sending a winter thought...or a gift bag for a friend!!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
kraft bag and crocheted red wired ribbon is from Michaels...
DP is Maja Design "Joyous Winterdays"...
the pine cones and berries are from my stash...
"Merry Christmas" is stamped on a tag punched from DP...
the poinsettias were made using a Spellbinders poinsettia die and Foamiran...
the pine cone charms are from The Ribbon Girl I think...
I've really missed colouring up My Besties so I grabbed this little beauty from one of Sherri's newer releases...you can find her HERE...
image is coloured with my copics...
dusted with Chunky White Frantage....
hearts, eyes, lips and buttons are accented with Glossy Accents...
I sprinkled Glamour Dust on the fur trim...
the bow was made using some red crocheted wire ribbon from Michaels...
pine cones and berries are from my stash...

And there you have my first Christmas bag for this year!  Now come on over and join us at Fussy and Fancy...we DO LOVE to be inspired by you!!

All materials are listed/linked above.

Challenges I wish to enter:
Le Blog de defis "The Besties"-Challenge #79 "Anything Goes"
Crafting With Friends-Challenge #76 "Anything Goes"
Creative Fingers-Challenge #154 "Anything Goes"
Sweet Stampin' Christmas-November Challenge "Anything Christmas"
Winter Wonderland Challenge Blog-November 23rd Challenge "Christmas or Winter Characters-People Only"
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge-#11 15th November "Anything Goes"
613 Avenue Create-Challenge #215 "Optional Twist Christmas/Winter"

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Ally's Angels Challenge #16-"Winter"

Hello dear crafty friends!!

Wow we're more than half way through November...YIKES!!...how are your Christmas preparations going?

I'm here today with a brand new challenge at Ally's Angels...and it sure is appropriate for us here...we had some light snow in October and our first major snow storm on Friday!!  Okay enough of the babbling...our theme for the next two weeks...if you haven't already figured it out...is "Winter"!!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
I made an easel card using Go Kreate die #360028 as the base...
DP is Maja Design from the Joyous Winterdays collection...
one of my favourite winter Tildas..."It's Cold Outside Tilda" from the Waiting For Christmas 2014 collection...
coloured with my copics...
dusted with Chunky White Frantage...
I applied Liquid White Pearl on the bigger snow dots, accented the swirls and coat/mitt fur with a glitter pen (not visible in pics), applied Glossy Accents to buttons a poinsettia berries...
mounted on cheesecloth...
bow is topped with a diamant├ę snowflake...
"warm hugs" stamped with Stazon onto chiffon ribbon is by Stampingbella...
"cold Winter days" printed on my computer...
glass beads and berries are mounted on cheesecloth...

And that is my "Winter" card!!  Come on over and join us at Ally's Angels...we'd love to see your creations!!

All materials are listed/linked above.

Challenges I wish to enter:
Magnolia-licious-November 6 Challenge "Use Sparkles, Glitter or Bling"
Magnolia Forever-Challenge #71 "Anything Goes"
Paradise of Magnolia-Challenge #70 "Winter"
Craft-Dee Bowz-November Challenge "Anything Goes w/Handmade Bow"
Creative Fingers-Challenge #154 "Anything Goes"
Love To Craft Challenge Blog-Chalelnge #28 "November Anything Goes"
Love To Scrap Challenge Blog-Challenge #115 "Anything Goes"
QKR Stampede Challenge-Challenge #322 "Anything Goes"
613 Avenue Create-Challenge #215 "Option Winter"

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!


Friday, November 2, 2018

Fussy and Fancy Challenge #224-"Give Thanks"

Good Friday morning dear crafty friends!

I hope everyone has had a wonderful week and are looking forward to some fun this weekend!!  

We begin a brand new challenge at Fussy and Fancy today...our hostess for the next two weeks is Darlene who has chosen "Give Thanks" are her theme!!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
I made a simple 6x6 card...
I've been digging through some of the supplies that I'm able to get to...boy the stamps I've found that have never been inked up ­čś×...
well I went with a stamp from the Wellington Bear collection...
he is just so darn cute I can't believe that I've never gotten around to using them!!..
anyway here he is...
coloured with my copics...
dusted with Antique Taupe Frantage...
mounted on some natural fibres...
 the bow is made from some wired ribbon in my stash...
decorated with a dragonfly charm strung through a bead with embroidery floss...
 "thank you" is a Frantic Stamper die cut...

I sure enjoyed colouring up that sweet little guy...must get around to some of the others!!  Now come on over and join us at Fussy and Fancy...we always love being inspired by you!!!

All materials are listed above.

Challenges I wish to enter:
A Perfect Time To Craft-November Challenge #11 "Anything Goes"
Classic Design Team Open Challenge-#11 November Challenge "Anything Goes"
Crafty Catz Challenge Blog-Challenge #436 "Anything Goes/Optional Twist/Add a Sentiment-mine is "thank you"
Craft-Dee Bowz-November Challenge 
Creative Fingers-Challenge #154 "Anything Goes"
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends-Challenge #92 "Anything Goes"
Love To Scrap Challenge Blog-Challenge #115 "Anything Goes"
613 Avenue Create-Challenge #214 "Anything Goes"

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!