Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Sketch N Scrap Birthday Bash Sketch Challenge

Well Here I go again .....

Today I have a card made for a challenge posted by 
DT member Hillary Harris 
Here is a link to her Blog 
Heart for Handmade

it is from the Scrap n Sketch Birthday Bash
check that out here"
Sketch n Scrap

Her challenge was a choice of a card sketch or a layout 
and it had to be a Birthday theme 

here is the card sketch I chose


and here is my card ....


Thought it was pretty cute...
I don't have an oval cutter and
if you knew me ... a hand cut oval never turns out to my standard to 
I pulled out the only oval punched I owned and got creative!!
I did it late last night while I was being creative with a new TRACY 
inspired project - 
reveal on that to come....


 Yesterday was also a great mail day ....
another crafty friend turned me onto Peachy Cheap & 
man do I love treats delivered to the door!!

Especially October afternoon ....

Have a creative day!!!

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Sketch~n~Scrap Inspired by sketch #5

Monthly Challenge at Sketch~n~Scrap 
I have really been getting alot done 
especially with tier huge Birthday Bash going on 
Check it out here 

Here is the Sketch 
and my take ....





Have a Creative Day !!!

Sketch N Scrap 2nd Birthday Bash! **Circles**

Ok -  on to the next challenge ...
as you can see I knocked a few out last night - 
It was a late scrap night or Early LOL !!!!

The next challenge is from 
That of course is a link to her blog - go check it out!

Dacry's challenge was to use circles 
& she said her fav were stitched circles 
which I had never done ... so I went with it ...

Here is her Sketch 

And her Layout 
Note before your proceed - 
her stitching is so much better - ! LOL 

And my take ....


My Grandmother lost her husband in March & I have always loved these pictures of them .
I picked these paper as they remind me of quilt fabric she would pic .... so I hand stitched , , , 

Have a crafty day 

Happy Birthday Sketch N Scrap!! Number 2 Challenge

My next Challenge is from DT Surama 
and here is a link to her Blog 
please go and have a peek ......

Surama's challenge was to create a layout in which
 everything you added to your page was in twos.
This is harder than you think!! LOL 
I redid mine ...... almost twice !

Here is her layout
 
She used:
2 cardstocks - 2 photos - 2 patterned papers - 2 flowers - 2 banners
2 washi tape - 2 decorative staple bars - 2 ribbons - 2 buttons - 2 brads - 
2 stamps - 2 colors wash spray - title with 2 words

Here is what I came up with 


I used 
2 pictures with 2 girls in each wear 2 piece bathing suits LOL!!!
2 patterned papers
2 stamps
2 rub ons
2 banners
2 buttons
2 bows
2 staples
2 washi tape
2 circle stickers
2 initials
primarily 2 colours Blue & Yellow - I never count white 

Hope you like it ! 
Have a creative day .....

Sketch N Scrap Birthday Bash: Scraplift Challenge with Jenn at Live in the Moment


Well i am still keeping up over at Sketch-n-Scrap
The nest challenge I had was from Jennifer at Live in the Moment 
Here is a link to her Blog - check it out !

This is the cute layout she did and wanted us to scraplift it...
normally you have to look to see how I got from a to b - but not today 

Here is what I created ....


this is often how my 4yr old looks as he is so used to getting his way
with the older kids around - he can usually convince some one ...

Have a scrappy day  .....

Monday, May 5, 2014

Sketch n Scrap Card Sketch #25


Well I am on a roll 
& have completed the third Challenge at Sketch N Scrap.


I Changed the Sketch around a bit - as I tend to do 
The Sentiment was supposed to be square with a 
round background - I REVERSED it !! What a rebel! lol

Here is the Sketch

Here is my card:
 this is the inside ....

Other than that changing the shapes - I have a flower, gross grain ribbon, 
top of the card and bottom are different colours - 
or Shades with a vellum overlay ...
and I even coloured the image with my copics! .

My friend Tracy would be proud .. 

Have a creative day !!


Sketch~N~Scrap #56

There is an exciting month of fun over at Sketch n Scrap ....
They are celebrating their Birthday in a BIG way 

It started off with this Challenge - 
Here is the Link 

Here was the layout :


here was my take for it ,
I made it at Tracy's National Scrap Day Crop 
I am not loving the dice - 
they may get changed now that I am home and have a larger stash to use .... LOL
but this is what I made .....


Like I said the dice were supposed to take place for the hearts ...
They may need to be changed - 
until then ... this is the challenge !

Happy Birthday Sketch~n~Scrap "Bingo" Challenge

All month at Sketch~n~Scrap they are celebrating their Birthday - 
you can follow along, create, get some scrapping / cards made & 
enter their awesome challenges for prizes....

You can find them here Sketch N Scrap

The challenge was the monthly Sketch - 
See that in another post - 
The second is  Sketch Bingo!! 
I never played before but you have to choose a line 
and make a layout - it is hosted by Kelly a DT Member 
you can find it & her blog here:


Here is my Layout using Twine / B Photo / Bunting 
I ended up turning it into a 2 page layout & 
Used the paper kit I used for last months Card Challenge!



Hope you get to Celebrate with them & win some wonderful Prizes!!
have a creative day !

Exciting!!! Sketch~n~Scrap April Card designer!! Whoop Whoop ....

Got an email today to look at this ...

Next we have our April Featured card designer and our design team picked Lesli!

Awesome use of the sketch and what a fun and festive card!
 Great use of the pattern papers and we just love the colors.
 Perfect birthday card as we kick off our own celebration!
 Congratulations Lesli thanks so much for joining us!

So make sure you all head over and check it out!!
So now I have to figure out how to put a badge on my wall.

Link is here:

and a HUGE THANK YOU to Sketch~n~Scrap!!