Monday, April 24, 2017

Pearls and/or Gems Challenge

Happy Monday!  A new, fun challenge at Crafty Cardmakers - Pearls and/or Gems and lots of them!
Can't wait to see your designs.  Here is mine:


I have to admit, I tore up my entire craft room for this challenge.  I took out every gem/pearl that I own.  Quite the mess!  I love this lattice die by Cheery Lynn Designs.  It cut like butter, as did the butterfly die.  It's a Cheery Lynn also.  The little flowers were made by a punch.  The butterfly is sitting on a My Favorite Things Die that was embossed.  I am happy with the cheery result.

Have a wonderful week!
:) Pam

Monday, April 10, 2017

Things with Wings Challenge at Crafty Cardmakers

Happy Monday!  A wonderfully fun new challenge at Crafty Cardmakers, Things with Wings.
I just couldn't decide.  There are so many great possibilities; angels, fairies, butterflies, dragonflies, cute little bugs.  So I thought I would think outside the "box" (pun intended) and chose to feature this little fellow below.

This is "Max is Flying High" from Sassy Cheryl.   He is off to some great adventure I am sure.  It only took a cardboard box and a little imagination!  

I am looking forward to seeing your lovely winged creations.  
Have a beautiful week.
:) Pam

Monday, March 27, 2017

Spring into Spring Challenge at Crafty Cardmakers

A happy and fun challenge this time at Crafty Cardmakers - Spring into Spring.  We are looking forward to seeing your Spring themed cards or projects.  For this Challenge, I chose Altenew Wild Hibiscus and Beautiful Day stamps.  I used watercolors for the flowers and background.  A little Wink of Stella and a few sequins and this card is done!


Happy Spring!
Have a wonderful week.
:) Pam

Monday, February 27, 2017

"Go Green" Challenge at Crafty Cardmakers

Okay, my favorite challenge of the year, "Go Green" in honor of St. Patrick's Day.
Come join us for this fun challenge at Crafty Cardmakers.  We would love to see lots of green and/or a St. Patrick's Day creation.


I decided to go with what I love - a traditional St. Patrick's Day card.
The sentiment and shamrock are from Endless Creations.  The stitched squares are from MFT.  I added a little claddagh charm to finish off the card.
I hope that you will join us for this fun challenge.
Until next time.....

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

:) Pam

Monday, January 30, 2017

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge - Love Love Love

Happy Monday!  Time for another fun challenge at Crafty Cardmakers.  Our theme this week is Love, Love, Love.  I made this card for my hubby for Valentine's Day.

 This sweet stamp is Sharing a Secret by Dreamerland Crafts.  I love their stamps.  You will see a lot more of them in the coming weeks.  The sentiment is from Simon Says Stamp.  I colored these cuties with Copics and used the Lawn Fawn Picture Frame Die to mount them.  This is one that is so much cuter in person.  It just did not photograph well.

I hope that you will join in our challenge.
Have a wonderful week!
:) Pam

Monday, January 16, 2017

Crafty Cardmakers First Challenge of 2017 - New Beginnings

Happy New Year!  Welcome 2017.  
Crafty Cardmakers is back in the New Year with a lot of new and exciting Challenges for you.  This week's challenge is New Beginnings.  Please interpret it as you will, just please make it clear what is "new".  Looking forward to seeing all your beautiful creations.

Here is my design for this challenge:
 Isn't this pup delightful?  He is "I'm so Cute" from Penny Black.  I used copics to color him.  This smile stamp is from Honey Bee Stamps.  I cut it out with my Brother Scan and Cut 2.  To add interest and texture, I embossed the card base and added twine.  The sentiment was computer generated.  

I am very pleased how this turned out.  I am going to give this card to my daughter for her birthday.  She has a new pup coming to her home next week.  A little Golden Doodle.  I think this stamp could pass for a Doodle and I love the sentiment.

I am entering the following challenges:
Penny Black and more Challenge - Anything Goes
Penny Black and Friends Saturday Challenge - Anything Goes

Have a beautiful week!
:) Pam

Monday, December 12, 2016

Crafty Cardmakers, Christmas with a Twist Challenge

Super fun challenge this week at Crafty Cardmakers and a couple of great prizes too!  Hope you can join us. We want to see your non traditional Christmas projects.  Anything quirky and unusual, not typically thought of as Christmas.  You can also play along with a traditional project, but we hope to be inspired by your unique designs.

I have chosen this adorable stamp by Mo Manning - Bee Fairy.  I have never seen a Christmas bee, have you?  I believe she is all decked out to spread some Christmas cheer!


This was a fun challenge which really required a little "outside the box" thinking - not my specialty I'm afraid.  But that's what challenges are for, to get those creative juices flowing.  

This card was donated to the Caring Hearts Card Drive.  Hope it will bring a smile to the receiver.  I will be posting the rest of the cards, that I donated in another post.

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge #270 - Anything Goes

That is all for now.  Merry Christmas to all!
:) Pam