Thursday, December 29, 2011

Anything Goes at Aud Sentiments & DT Call

Haven't played with us yet?! Well now is the time as we are into week two of our "Anything Goes" Challenge at Aud Sentiments.
Our sponsor for this challenge is Sassy Cheryl's.
We are also very lucky to have another sentiment from Create with TLC. Remember if you use this sentiment for the challenge be sure to enter your name with Mr. Linky twice for the drawing! Just right click the image to save it.
We are doing an "Anything Goes" challenge because it's time for another DT call! If you are interested in joining our team all you have to do is put DT next to your name.
  • Here are the details about being on the team...
  • Make a card/project every other week
  • Comment on the entries (we have a system so you are not required to comment on all of them)
  • Vote on the winners
  • Be active in our Yahoo group ... that's it!
Now on to my submission... I used Frustrated Mom by Sassy Cheryl. I love this image because it looks like me on a daily basis!!

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Stamptacular Challenge - Photo Inspiration

First off, I would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas! I hope Santa was good to each and every one of you!
To start Christmas Day off with a 'cracker', Stamptacular is hosting a Photo Inspiration Challenge. We would like you to create a WINTER THEME project based on one of these two photos.
You will have from now until midnight (EST) December 31st, 2011 to complete this challenge and post a DIRECT LINK to your submission into our InLinkz in order to be entered into the drawing for this week's fabulous prize donated by:

For my submission, I used Bauble Spiral Christmas Tree by Fairy Dust Crafts. The sentiment is Merry, Merry, Merry Round Sentiment by Pink Gem Designs. I added some bling with rhineshones as the baubles and used Stickles to outline the spirals.

The Merry Christmas sentiment is by Stamping Bella. Now it's your turn! If you still need some inspiration, check out the Design Team creations!

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Blog Hop Candy Winner

Thanks to all of you who participated in the Cards for Men Blog Hop! For those of you who left a comment were entered into a random draw for a £10 gift voucher from One Stop Card Crafts.

The lucky winner is ... drum roll please ... #23 LeAnne - CONGRATS! LeAnne, please email Donna at to claim your prize!

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Fave Christmas Movie Challange at Dude Time Doodles

What's your favorite Christmas movie? At Dude Time Doodles, we wanna know! We want to see your creations based on that movie and you'll have until December 27th to link up!
For my submission, I chose Kris Jingle to portray Clark Griswold in National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. I decided to make a gift card holder and boy was it easy and fun!

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Stamptacular - I'm Dreaming of a Pink Christmas

For this weeks challenge we want to see non-traditional Christmas colors with shades of PINK everywhere! You are allowed to use other colors, as long as they’re not the traditional green and red and PINK is the majority!
You will have from now until midnight (EST) December 24th, 2011 to complete this challenge and post a DIRECT LINK to your submission into our InLinkz in order to be entered into the drawing for this week's fabulous prize donated by:

PRIZE: 1ST PLACE wins 3 digis
2nd PLACE wins 2 digis
3rd PLACE wins 1 digi
Meet the Party Animals ... this image is Reindeer by Kenny K and they "just wanna have fun"
I think I saw these fellas on my lawn the other night but I can't be 100% sure, the shirt is throwing me off!
To get your Pink Mojo going, head on over to Stamptacular and check out the Pink-tastic creations from the Design Team.
Supplies: Copic markers, liquid applique, glossy accents, stickles, spica pens, ribbon & bakers twine, button,
Christmas Card Challenges - Non-traditional Colors
Dream Valley Challenges - Christmas
Gingerloft Challenge - Winter and Christmas

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Winter Holiday Sentiment Challenge

Haven't played with us yet?! Well now is the time as we are into week two of our Winter Holiday Sentiment Challenge at Aud Sentiments.
Our sponsor for this challenge is Prairie Fairy. They are giving the winner a $15 Certificate to their store. Very holiday-ific!
We are also very lucky to have another sentiment from Create with TLC. Paulette has a special prize for one lucky randomly chosen winner.
If you enter the challenge and use this sentiment please add your name to Mr.Linky twice.
For my selection I chose Gilly's Caroling. She's so adorable!

Supplies: Copic Markers, Stickles, Glossy Accents, Felt Snowflakes, Lacy Circle Spellbinders, Flourish Die Cut.
Crafty Sentiments - Purple & Green
The Stamping Boutique - No traditional Christmas Colors
Cards & Things - Color Challenge
Crafty Boots - Christmas
Lollipop Crafts - Happy Holidays
Tuesday Throwdown - For Someone Special

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Holiday Spirit with Dude Time Doodles

What! December already, last time I checked it was July ... well, I guess there's no denying it, the Holiday season is upon us. To celebrate the Holiday season, Dude Time Doodles wants to see your Holiday Spirit creations.
This challenge is sponsored by Glitterbabe. Stef is graciously offering two free images to the winner AND if the winner uses a Glitterbabe image, you'll win three free images!
For my submission, I used one of my fave Dude Time Doodles dudes, Santi Beaches.
Holiday spirit can mean so many things and with Santi, "spirits" are his thing! Now it's your turn to get into the holiday spirit ... ready, set, go to Dude Time Doodles and enter your creation!
Supplies: Copic markers, paper from Close to my Heart, glossy accents, SU glitter, cocktail charm by The Charm Barn, ribbon & baker's twine
Creative Card Crew - Tis the Season
Tuesday Throwdown - Celebrate the Season
Christmas Crafting - Santa Claus is coming to town
Come and Get it Challenges - Anything Christmas
Here come the Boys - For the man/men in your life

Monday, December 5, 2011

Cards for Men Pairs Challenge and Blog Hop

Cards for Men is two years old and we're celebrating! We have organized a bloghop running as well as our usual challenge. The theme for our challenge is the number '2'. Interpret it how you will, two cards, two images, pairs, twinsets (card & gift), etc. We'll draw a random winner and top 3 as usual. You can get all the details and lots more ideas from the Design Team over at the main site.
Here's what I made:
The image is Christmas Undies by Whimsie Doodles. I colored the image with Copic markers and the papers are from the White Christmas collection by We R Memory Keepers.
If you arrived here from Mandy then you're on the right track. If not, hop over to Cards for Men to start at the beginning.
At each stop there'll be a word to collect and a candy draw. I've got a £10 gift voucher from One Stop Card Shop.

At One Stop Card Crafts we have a big range of ever changing discount card making and cardmaking craft supplies.We are always adding to our range of craft supplies which are ideal for making handmade greeting cards, do-it-yourself invitations scrapbook pages, altered items and much more.
Our card making craft supplies include free UK postage* and our popular discount scheme and quick service means our customers keep coming back for more.Our prices are very competitive and this makes us an ideal place to buy your cardmaking supplies online.
To be in with a chance of winning this you just need to leave a comment at the end of this post. A random winner will be drawn on December 19, 2011.
Each stop will have a word which you should collect to make a festive phrase. My word is 'best'. At the end of the blog hop you should have 9 words, work out the phrase and leave it in the comments back at Cards for Men. The blog hop will run until midnight on December 18, 2011 and a winner will be chosen on December 19, 2011.

Since I'm your last stop head back over to Cards for Men to enter your answer.Good luck!

Lexi's Creations - One for the Lads
Here Come the Boys - For the man in your life
The Paper Players - Non-Holiday stamps or colors

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Color Challenge at Stamptacular!

For this weeks challenge you will create a CHRISTMAS card or a project using ONLY the colors listed above! Feel free to use ANY SHADE of the above colors (BLUE, BLACK or BROWN, and TAN) Also, you are allowed to use white cardstock but please keep it to a minimum!

You will have from now until midnight (EST) December 10rd, 2011 to complete this challenge and post a DIRECT LINK to your submission into our InLinkz in order to be entered into the drawing for this week's fabulous prizes donated by:

PRIZE: $20 Gift Certificate; winner must pay shipping!
PRIZE: Winner’s Choice of 2 Digis

Before you get started, check out the fab creations the Stamptacular Sunday Design Team has for you!
Supplies: Digi: Inner Elf & Inner Elf Diva by Whimsie Doodles, Paper: Bo Bunny, brown & blue ribbon, silver bells, bakers twine, Stickles.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Any Winter Holiday Sentiment Challenge

There's only one week left on our "Any Winter Holiday Sentiment" challenge over at Aud Sentiments.
This challenge is sponsored by Polka Doodles and Nikky is giving the lucky winner the Magical Winter CD Set!
But wait, there's another incentive! Paulette from Create with TLC will be designing beautiful sentiments to use on our challenges. If you use the sentiment on your entry, you will have 2 chances to win a prize from Paulette. Make sure you add your name twice with Mr. Linky.

Don't worry if you decide not to use the sentiment, you will still get one entry in the challenge with a chance to win the fab CD from Polka Doodles.
Here is Paulette's first creation for Aud Sentiments:

I love this sentiment so I decided to showcase it with one of my fave color combos, turquoise and brown. The Brown on Brown Glitter Snowflake paper is from The Robin's Nest and the snowflake brad, ribbon and pearls are from my stash.

Now it's your turn! Make sure you stop by Aud Sentiments to check out the amazing creations by our Design Team! Happy Crafting!
Supplies: Glitter snowflake cardstock from The Robin's Nest, metal snowflake brad, pearls, ribbon, Wonky Rectangle Spellbinder Nestabilities, Tim Holtz Distressed Ink