Wednesday, October 31, 2012

THANKSGIVING FRIENDSHIP CARD

I am going to send out some friendship cards to my coffee friends.  They are probably all going to be different, since I want to use up alot of all paper that I have.  I am submitting this into a Fall Holiday: challenge at  DL ART CLICK HERE.  Die Cutting Diva has an anything goes challenge ClLICK HERE  Also Paper Playtime has an anything goes challenge CLICK HERE.  Over at CELEBRATE THE OCCASION there is a fall challenge

FORMULA
Paper: Base-Core'dinations, other solids DCWV; Patterned-Cloud Nine
Stamps and flower die:My Creative Time (Rolled Flower Die, Pile of Smiles stamps)
Center medallions:Spellbinders-Lacy Squares and Parisian Motifs
Ribbon:Little Scrap Pieces


Tuesday, October 30, 2012

LARGE TAG FOR CLOSET DOOR

I just received some new My Creative Time stamp set "Keepin' It Classy"  They are having a challenge to make a large tag, CLICK HERE to join in the fun

FORMULA
Papers:DCWV, MME Lime twist
Stamps "Keepin' it Classy"  MCT,Flower Petal Dies
Cricut:Forever Young
 rectangular dies:Spellbinder
Ribbon-recycled from gift
Twine:Lizs paper Loft
Ink:Memento

Sunday, October 28, 2012

WITCH TREAT BAGS

GOOD SUNDAY MORNING  Hello.  I hope to finish all my halloween treat bags and cards today.  Here are a few more.  The witch is from A Childs Year and the pumpkin is from Happy Hauntings.  I am linking this up to 3 challenges.  See links below

FORMULA
Papers:K&Company,solids DCWV
Spellbinders Lacy Square
Cricut:Happy Hauntings;A Childs Year
Stamp:My Creative Time "Treats for my Sweet"
Adhesive:ATG
Ribbon-Walmart Xmas (last year)
Prism floss
Perfect Pearls


Challenges
Cut It Up-"EEK BOO AHH" CLICK HERE
GO FISH-Halloween 3d Project CLICK HERE
Little Scrap Pieces- "Fun Friday Happy Halloween"CLICK HERE

Friday, October 26, 2012

CANDY PAPER TREAT BAG

Janis at PAUSE DREAM ENJOY is having a "Candy Challenge"  I love candy and especially candied apples.  I used Tags Bags Boxes and more for the treat bag.  Don't you love this candy paper?  The candied apple is paper pieced with scraps

FORMULA
Papers;bag-K&Company;all other DCWV
Dies and stamps-My Creative Time
Ink:Memento
Tag-office supply

FALL FRIENDSHIP

I won a gift certificate at Simon Says.  With my winnings I purchased Apothecary Label Set.  SIMON SAYS is having a fall leave challenge.  I used 3 sentiments for my card.  I am sending this card to a dear friend who always there for me.  I am also linking this up to Diana's linky party at DL Art


FORMULA
Papers:base-Colorbok; all other DCWV
Sentiment and sentiment dies-Simon Says
Leaves:My Creative Time Dies
Ink:Tsukineko Brilliance-Galaxy Gold and Cosmic Copper
Adhesive:ATG; Recollections dimensionals

BOG CANDY WINNER

The winner of my 500 post/2 year blogaversary is Migdalia  from Creative M.  Please email me your info and I will get it out to you
katieoscreations at gmail dot net

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

POISON

Here is another Halloween treat bag.  I am making alot of different styles this year.  The bag is from Tags,Bags, Boxes and More.  CLICK HERE
FORMULA
Papers-Bag-K&Company; black glitter-Core'donations; all other DCWV
Cricut:Tags, bags, Boxes & More: Happy Hauntings
Label Die:My Creative Time, stamp My Creative Time
Ink:Vivid
Handle:Braided twine LIZ"'S PAPER LOFT
Stickers:Marvy


NEW LOOK

In honor of my 2 year blogaversary, I decided to change up the look of my blog.  I wanted a sidebar on each side.  I am not a tech whiz.  2 hours later, I kinda like it.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

CARD FOR MICHAEL

I heard about Michael from Diana's  DL Art blog  which linked me to a post by Michaels mom, Naomi.  Michael is a 9 year old boy who will be having some surgery .  His mother requested cards.  You can read more about Michael and his Naomi by clicking HERE.





FORMULA
Papers: base-Core'dinations Whitwash; all other-DCWV
Cricut:Wild Card 2
Cuttlebug with Spots and Dots
Perfect Pearls
metallic embellishment- Colorbok
Adhesive 3M and ATG

 I will be submitting this card to DL Art Linky Party

Saturday, October 20, 2012

FRIENDS FOREVER

                                FOR MY 500 POST BLOG CANDY CLICK HERE




I needed to have some extra "thinking of you" cards.  I saw a few non-halloween challenges that I wanted to enter.  My Creative Time is having a Designer Challenge that requires 3 flowers, bling and a color scheme. CLICK HERE for details.  Karen at LITTLE SCRAP PIECES is having a "Use Blue " challenge. and Creative Cutter Room  is having a sketch and embossing challenge.  It is hard to see the embossing on my project the Spellbinders Shapeabilitie sets I used for the flowers are embossed.  It is hard to see on patterned paper.
FORMULA
Papers:card base-Colorbok; Patterns MME "Lost & Found"; We R Memory Keepers "Down The Boardwalk"
Spellbinders Shapabilities: "Anemone Flower Topper" and "Carnation Creations"
Bling:  center of flowers Lush and Recollections; edges Heidi Grace Adhesive Accents
Stamp:MCT "Just Simply Live"
Ink:Tim Holz Distressed Walnut Stain
Adhesive:ATG; 3M

Friday, October 19, 2012

500th Post

This is my 500th post and my 2 year Blogaversary is tomorrow.   Time for BLOG CANDY.  When I accidentally purchased a Spellbinders that I already had, I decided to keep it for blog candy.  Labels Ten is a great die set.  To enter please leave me a comment. Due to shipping costs US residents only.  I will pick a winner on Random dot org on Friday the 26th.

UNDER THE WEATHER

I made this card for a friend who had an accident and had to get stitches in her head.  I don't usually use so many patterned papers.  I decided to out line the umbrella with Perfect pearls.  I didn't like the gaps between the sections.  Diana at DL Art is having a get well or sympathy card challenge.
FORMULA
Papers:Solid-Core'dinations; patterned-American Crafts
Cricut:Celebrate with flourish
Perfect Pearls-Pumpkin
Ribbon:American Crafts
Label:Spellbinders "Lacy doily Accents"
Sentiment:Scrappy Moms
Ink:Memento

Sunday, October 14, 2012

TAGS FOR PUMPKIN BREAD

I made pumpkin bread for some of my co-workers birthdays.  Unfortunately the picture turned out blurry.  I made more tags today to give to my walking group for Thanksgiving.  I am entering this into a few challenges.  BBTB2 has a non- halloween pumpkin challenge.CLICK HERE for more info.  For my project I used Damask Decor Cartridge.   Karen at Little Scrap Pieces has a Thanksgiving or Fall Color Challenge CLICK HERE for inspiration and information







FORMULA
Papers:Solids-DCWV Autumn Splendor, foil-Colorbok; ow-Cloud nine
Dies:tag, leaves and scalloped circle My Creative Time.
         Rectangle:Spellbinders
Stamps:My Creative Time
Cricut Pumpkin-Damask Decor
Brads:K&Company
Ink:green-Memento: all other Tim Holtz Distress-Walnut Stain


Thursday, October 11, 2012

BOO BANNER

I made this fun banner for my cart I use at work.  I used Pretty Pennants to cut the banner and Storybook for the font.  All paper is Core'dinations.  The spider is a stretchy toy that I got at Target.  I couldn't findd any adhesive that would hold them on.  I ended up trapping the legs behind the banner with Sookwang Taoe
I am entering this into Creative Cutter Room's Halloween Decor Challenge CLICK HERE  and to DL Arts Linky Party CLICK HERE



Tuesday, October 9, 2012

SCAREDY CAT

I have been working on treat boxes to give my co-workers.  I used the coffin box from Happy Haunting
Nana at My Crafting Channel is having a Ghoul Times Challenge CLICK HERE to check out fun project ideas and to join in the challenge.. I am also submitting it to the linky part at DL Art

FORMULA
Papers:pattern-K& Company; solid-DCWV
Cricut-Happy Hauntings and Paperdoll Dressup
Die and Stamp My Creative Time
Ink-Memento
Tape:Elmers
Twine:Liz's Paper loft
Gem frame:Spellbinders
Sakura white pen

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Halloween in Wonderland

I found these Graphic 45 Alice in Wonderland themed tags  while I was browsing in a local craft store.  Diana at DL Art has made some beautiful cards using similar graphics. I am linking this to Diana's Linky party CLICK HERE for more information and to see fabulous projects.  I am also entering the Fun Friday Halloween Challenge at Little Scrap Pieces  CLICK HERE

FORMULA
Papers: Base-Core'dinations; Patterned-K&Company; tag Graphics 45
Perfect pearls-Key Lime, pumpkin and Hot Cocoa
Brad:The Girls Paperie
Glitter tape:AC
Spiders: Stickers from my stash
Spellbinders:Labels 10
BOO stamp My Creative Time"Treats for my Sweet"
ink:Memento

BUSY WEEK

Last week was my sons first Homecoming and his 14th birthday.  I had 15 kids for dinner before the dance.


Friday, October 5, 2012

STYLE

I had to make a gift card holder for a free haircut coupon.  It is to go in an Auction basket.  The theme of the basket is 50 Shades of Blue.  I used my favorite cartridge, the original Wild Card.

FORMULA
Papers:base-K&Company; Foil Heidi Grace; glitter-DCWV
Cricut:base-Wild Card; cameos-Forever Young
Gems:Studio g
Ribbon:The Girls Paperie
Adhesive:ATG

I am linking this up to DL ART linky party.  This fun party goes til the end of the month
SCRAPPY MOMS is having a favorite cartridge challenge;  I used my 2 faves-Wild Card and Forever Young

Thursday, October 4, 2012

LOST AGAIN

I made this card for my husband who is always lost, even with navigation.  It took longer than I thought to make, but I am happy with the results.

inside
FORMULA
Papers: solids-DCWV, Colorbok;Patterned-Basic grey
Cricut:Camping Critters
Cuttlebug with Divine Dots and mesh folders
Twine:Liz's Paper Loft CLICK HERE
Action Wobble:Given to me by Janis at Pause, Dream, Enjoy CLICK HERE  They are from theScrapbooking Queen CLICK HERE for more info
Ink for distressing edges:Tim Holz
3M dimensional tape

CHALLENGES
BBTB2  tree
LITTLE SCRAP PIECES ribbon or twine  (I made little twine buttons with dimensiona lape and twine)
MY CREATIVE TIME  googly eyes