Friday, June 27, 2014

One Sheet Wonder Project!!! My first attempt

Hi all! I finally attempted my first One Sheet Wonder. I am very happy at the way it turned out and will be making more for sure. What a perfect idea to give all 9 cards away as a set and a matching box.
I found a template for an 8 x 8 size from Joyfully Made Designs that can be found here. 

I used a K & Company paper pad called Blossomwood and all sentiments are from Stampin' Up Warmest Regards stamp Set

Here is the 9 cards together...
And separately...

 Card #1

Card #2

Card #3

Card #4

Card #5

Card #6

Card #7

Card #8

Card #9

Thanks for stopping by. I will definitely be making more of these. So simple and quick!

Materials Used:
*All A2 sizes
*K & Co Blossomwood Patterned paper
*Cardstock by Recollections
*Green cardstock by Bazzill Irish Eyes 5-5140 
*Stampin' Up Warmest Regards
*Offray Ribbon (Card 1)
*Mulberry Flowers (Card 1 and 8)
*EK Successs Dotted Scallop Punch (Card 3 & 4)
*EK Success Scallop Border Punch (Card 3)
*K & CO Tim Coffey White Floral Grand Adhesions 30-598683 (Cards 3 & 9)
*Cuttlebug: Musical Flourish Embossing folder (Cards 3, 6, and 9)
*Craftsmart Pearls
*Plantin Schoolbook Cricut Cartridge p. 72 Italic Oval (Cards 3, 4, 7, 8 and 9)
*Stampin' Up Chocolate Chip Ink
*Clear Glitter Glue on some flowers

Cardz TV 3D Challenge #3: Fourth Of July

Hello everyone! Happy Friday....
School is finally over, classroom is all packed and moved into my new school and I now can finally relax and work on some crafty stuff this Summer

Our challenge this week over at Cardz TV Challenges is to create a 3D Fourth of July project!
For my sentiment I used my Cardz TV Stamp set called "Happy Days" available at the Cardz TV Store.

For my project, I made a Deco Mesh Wreath for the Fourth of July.  I also used my George and Basic Shapes cartridge for the star, where I stamped the Sentiment.
 The finished project

 The star is from George and Basic Shapes Cricut Cartridge.

I stamped the sentiment using Tim Holtz Brick Red ink

We are hoping you'll join us for this fabulous Challenge.

Challenges Entered in:
Craftin Desert Divas #34: Red, White and Blue
ScrappyMoms: Stars or Stripes
4 Crafty Chicks: Stripes
D.L. Art: Patriotic
Little Scrap Pieces: Show it Off

Materials Used:
*Recollections Blue Mesh
*Stripped Mesh by Walmart FKET-106
*Star Ribbon by Celebrate It 1 1/2" (4 yards)
*Blue Ribbon by Celebrate It 2 1/2" (10 yards)
*George and Basic Shapes p. 115 at 3" (Star 1 and Shadow feature)
*"Happy Days" stamp set by Cardz TV
*Fired Brick ink by Tim Holtz
*Wired Ribbon for bow by Recollections

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

DCD #171: I Vow to Thee My Country

Happy Diva Tuesday! This week our challenge is Inspiration from the Country you live in.  It could be colors in the flag, National Sport, Country symbols, etc...
Since I am Canadian, I made a cute little Canadian card inspired by  my Go Canada cartridge.
Here it is....
I used my Go Canada Cartridge for the Heart Canada Flag and Elegant Edges for the white mat.

The white mat was embossed using a Cuttlebug Happy Birthday embossing folder and then lightly inked using Tim Holtz Fire Brick ink.
I also added some Red Glitter Glue to the heart.

I used the white space left over from the heart for the inside of the card.
Please join us this week over at Die Cuttin' Divas for this great challenge!

Materials Used:
*A2 Card
*Cardstock by Recollections
*Go Canada p. 40 "Heart" cut at 2 1/2"
*Elegant Edges p. 34 "Dots 1" cut at 4 1/2" (Oblong Shift)
*Cuttlebug Happy Birthday embossing Folder
*Tim Holtz Fire Brick ink
*Studio G setiments
*Red Glitter Glue

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

DCD #170: Things with Wings

Happy Diva Tuesday. What fantastic weather we've been having here in New Brunswick and it is actually starting to feel like Summer is upon us.
With Summer in mind, this time of year brings those pretty and pesky things with Wings.
What a perfect idea for a challenge!
Today our challenge over at Die Cuttin' Divas is called

"Things with Wings"

For my card, I used a a Miss Kate Cuttables SVG called Happy Bee available here, a Cardz TV stamp set called Going Buggy available here, along with an older Mojo Monday sketch.  
 I am in awe of the cuteness of this bee.  Seriously, I'd let him sting me!

 I added some Clear Stickles to his wings
The inside

Materials Used:
*4 1/2 x 6 card
*Miss Kate Cuttables Happy Bee #051614
*EKSuccess Dotted Scallop Punch
*Bo Bunny "Hello Sunshine Daydream" #12HSM378
*Ribbon from stash
*2 Black Rhinestones
*Clear stickles (Wings on Bee)
*Action Wobbles

PDE Linky Party #12: Beach/Ocean

Welcome to the midway challenge reminder for our current Linky Party at PDE Linky Party.  Our challenge is Food or Beverage.  
For my project, I used my Create a Critter cartridge and two My Pink Stamper stamp sets to make this cutesie little crab.  I got my new The Cornies Faces Assortment by Peachy Keen Stamps so I wanted to try it out on the crab.
Here it is...

Head over to PDE Linky Party following the link found here to see some fabulous projects by the Design Team and also to enter your own amazing Food or Beverage project.

Materials Used:
*Create a Critter p. 40 Crab p.51 Tree
*DCWV Patterned Paper Citrus Stack
*Peachy Keen Stamps PK-293 The Cornies Face Assorment
*My Pink Stamper Even More Punnylicious and More Punnylicious
*Cardstock by Recollections
*White Gelly Roll Pen

Friday, June 13, 2014

Cardz TV 3D Challenge #2: Father's Day

Hello everyone! Happy Friday....
It has been such a busy week.  I cannot wait until next Friday.  School will be done for another week.  It has seemed like this school year has lasted forever!
But with this time of year, comes a very special day for all the Fathers out there.  
Our challenge this week over at Cardz TV Challenges is to create a 3D Father's Day project!
For my sentiment I used my Cardz TV Stamp set "Happy Days" and "It's a Guy Thing" available at the Cardz TV Store.

I used an SVG called Fun and Games that can be found here. 

I used the Golf Bag as my project. Here is my finished product...
 I used Happy Days & It's a Guy Thing Cardz TV Stamp Sets.
 A closer look at the sentiments.

 The side view of the strap.
 The other side with the pocket. Perfect for tees and a little golf pencil!
 The top comes off for extra goodies 
Inside I put some golf balls for the hubby!

We are so excited to see your 3D Father's Day project!

Materials Used:
*Patterned paper by My Minds Eye Kate & Company Oxford Lane Tartan Paper #KC1040
*Cardz TV Stamps Happy Days and It's a Guy Thing
* Fun and Games SVG
*Recollections Brad
*Various Gold Apparel 

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

DCD #169: Black plus One Other Color

Happy Diva Tuesday.  Today's challenge is a tricky one that will really make you think but open for some wonderful color combinations with the color Black!
Our challenge this week is Black plus One Other Color.Our Divas really hit this one out of the park so be sure to head over to the blog here to check out the Design Teams creations.  It may give you that push in the right direction....
I chose to use good old Black and White for my color combination.  Perfect for a wedding card. I also used my Sweethearts Cricut cartridge for the couple.
 The finished product
 I used my Musical Flourish Cuttlebug Folder
Inside using Cardz TV stamp sets called Congratulations & Greater Love.  You can purchase both of these stamp sets here.

Materials Used:
*5 x 7 card
*Cuttlebug Folder Musical Flourish
*Patterned paper by Recollections
*Cardstock Recollections
*Sweethearts Cricut Cartridge p. 60 and 61 @3"
*Cardz TV Stamp Sets Congratulations and Greater Love
*EK Success Dotted Scallop Punch
*3 Pearls

Monday, June 9, 2014

Moncton Strong

Hi bloggie friends.  It was so hot here today but such a beautiful day.  Our small province went through something horrific last week in where 5 RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) were shot and 3 died from it.  It was such a brutal attack and needless to say all of Moncton, and the Province of New Brunswick is suffering along with their families.
I made a card tonight to send to the local RCMP detachment, inspired by the three young men that died.
Please keep all of Moncton, and these brave young men's families in your thoughts and prayers.

Materials Used:
*Go Canada Cartridge p. 22 (Flag 2) and p. 39 (Mountie Hat)
*Sentiments by Stampin' Up
*Cardstock by Recollections
*Foam Tape

FCCB#215: Celebrate Dad

Welcome to another Challenge Me Monday... 

 Happy Monday and welcome to another Monday challenge!

Challenge #214 Celebrate Dad
Create a project for dad OR a masculine project

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While you may use stamps, SVG cuts and die cuts, you must use at least 1 Cricut cut to qualify for the prize, please list the cut used in your description.

~Design Team Inspiration~

For my card, I used Create a Friend and a Marks Finest Papers Stamp called On the Fly.

The fisherman is from Create a Friend p. 13
Sentiments are by Marks Finest Papers "One the Fly" stamp set.

Materials Used:
*A2 Card
*Patterned paper by Basic Grey Paraffin #2242
*Create a Friend p. 13 at 3 1/2"
*Marks Finest Papers On the Fly stamp set
*American Crafts Twine
*Cardstock by Recollections

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

DCD #168: June Sketch Challenge

Happy Diva Tuesday.  Today over at Die Cuttin' Divas we have our monthly Sketch Challenge.  
Here is the sketch....

I thought Georgiana from Carson's Cricut Creations did a bang-up job this month with our sketches.  She does so much work as well to keep this challenge blog up and running!
When I seen the sketch I seen soccer balls and a boy birthday card but a card that could be an everyday card too. I used my Create a Friend Cricut cartridge and a Cardz TV Stamp set called That's My Boy and also Make a Wish that can be purchased here.

Here's what I came up with....
 The finished project...

 This sentiment by Cardz TV was perfect for this card!

The inside, great for a birthday or any day.

Join us this week at Die Cuttin' Divas for our Sketch Challenge.  So many wonderful opportunities with this sketch.

Materials Used:
*Create a Friend p. 25@ 2 1/2"
*Soccer ball p. 28 at 13"
*Houndstooth Cuttlebug Folder
*Recollections Soccer Paper
*Cardz TV That's My Boy stamp set & Make a Wish stamp set
*3 Black Buttons