Challenge No. 12 - You are My Sunshine ~

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Sunshine Card No. 1 ~
Card Base:  Stampin' Up, DP: American Crafts/Mayberry 6x6 paper pad, Digital Stamp: Dearie Dolls,
 Sentiment: Create with TLC, Accessories: ProMarkers, sequins, edge distresser, foam tape, and white glue.
Size: 4 1/4 x 5 1/2


Sunshine (Housewarming) Card No. 2 ~
Card Base:  Stampin' Up, DP: American Crafts/Mayberry 6x6 paper pad,
 Rubber Stamp: Paula Best, Accessories: ProMarkers, burlap string, scallop scissor, rhinestones, edge distresser,
foam tape, and white glue. Size: 4 1/4 x 5 1/2


Sunshine Card No. 3 ~
Card Base:  Stampin' Up, DP: American Crafts/Mayberry 6x6 paper pad,
  Stamp: CTMH/Friendship's Garden, Accessories: Flower punches, ribbon, edge distresser, foam tape, and white glue.
 Size: 4 1/4 x 5 1/2

Welcome back to Challenge No. 12!

  I guess there weren't too many of you feeling groovy last week ;), but I did appreciate those who did enter, or just stopped by to visit anyway. I'd love it if you spread the word to those who like challenges, and drop me line with some challenge theme ideas you'd like to see. Most importantly, I'm always happy you joined me!

~ Winner of Challenge No. 11 ~ #1 - Jenn!! ~ 
Grab the Winner's Badge to display proudly, and Email me at jeannie.thomas@yahoo.com with your mailing address to let me know which card from last week you'd like as your prize!

This week's theme is...
 You are My Sunshine ~

Rules to Join Challenge No. 12 ~ Create a card, scrapbook page, tag, bookmark, or something handmade and crafty that has anything to do with Sunshine ~ that's it!

Challenge Award The winning creation will have a choice of one of these 3 cards I've posted for this weekly challenge.


BONUS:
In addition to choosing one of these 3 cards from this challenge, I am also including 1 6x6 piece of DP, and a Unity Stamp with the sun and some clouds!!

~ May your Sun always shine,
and your sky be forever blue!





Challenge No. 11 - Groovy Baby ~

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Groovy Card No. 1
Card Base:  Stampin' Up, DP: Webster's Pages, Digital Image:  Karleigh Sue Designs, Accessories: ProMarkers, pastel pencils, circle nesties, sequins, edge distresser, foam tape, and white glue. Size: 4 1/4 x 5 1/2.

Groovy Card No. 2
Card Base:  Stampin' Up, DP: Hampton Art/Peace & Butterflies 6x6 paper pad, Stamp:  Stamping Bella, Sentiment: Designer Digitals, Accessories: ProMarkers, pastel pencils, embossing folder, sequins, burlap string, edge distresser, foam tape, and white glue. Size: 4 1/2 x 6

Groovy Card No. 3
Card Base:  Stampin' Up, DP: DCWV/The tie-dyed Stack, Digital Stamp:  The Paper Nest Dolls, Sentiment: Create with TLC, Accessories: ProMarkers, pastel pencils, oval nestie, ink/sponge, corner rounder, sequins, edge distresser, foam tape, and white glue. Size: 4 x 5

Welcome back for Challenge No. 11!

  Your fun book entries from the challenge last week were so very creative indeed, and I'm always happy you joined me!  It's never easy to pick just one favorite....

~ Winner of Challenge No. 10 ~ #3 - Heather D!! ~ 
Email me at jeannie.thomas@yahoo.com with your mailing address, and let me know which card from last week you'd like as your prize!

This week's theme is...
 Groovy Baby ~

Rules to Join Challenge No. 11 ~ Create a card, scrapbook page, tag, bookmark, or something handmade and crafty that has anything to do with Feeling Groovy ~ that's it!

Don't Worry, Be Hippie!

Challenge Award ~ The winning creation will have a choice of one of these 3 cards I've posted for this weekly challenge.


BONUS:
In addition to choosing one of these 3 cards from this challenge, I am also including three 4 x 5 1/4 pieces  of tie-dyed paper, and 3 Peace charms!!

You Make Everything Groovy!!




Challenge No. 10 - So Many Books, So Little Time ~

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Book Card No. 1
Card Base:  Stampin' UpDP: Cosmo Cricket/Twenty-Three 6x6 paper pad, Stamp:  Stamp Clinic, Accessories: Crochet thread, hole punch, edge distresser, CTMH butterflies, pearls, paper clip, and white glue. Size: 4 1/2 x 6
(The bookmark is just tucked under the sentiment and paperclipped
 on to the card to be removed for use.)

Book Card No. 2
Card Base:  BazzillDP: American Crafts/Mayberry 6x6 paper pad, Digital Stamp:  Just Some Lines, Accessories: ProMarkers, pastel pencils, circle and scallop octagon nestie, burlap string, a button, edge distresser, foam tape, and white glue. Size: 4 x 5 1/2

Book Card No. 3
Card Base:  Stampin' Up, DP: Webster's Pages, Accessories: Border punch, burlap string, a button, CTMH dots, edge distresser, foam tape, and white glue. Size: 4 1/2 x 6

Welcome back for Challenge No. 10!

  Your adorable and sweet bird entries from the challenge last week were so fun to see, and I'm always happy you joined me!  It's never easy to pick just one favorite....

~ Winner of Challenge No. 9 ~ #5 - Debi B!! ~ 
Email me at jeannie.thomas@yahoo.com with your mailing address, and let me know which card from last week you'd like as your prize!

This week's theme is...
 So Many Books, So Little Time...

I picked up this book recently for the start of my Summer reading, and so far so good!  I'd love to know what you're currently reading too!

Rules to Join Challenge No. 10 ~ Create a card, scrapbook page, tag, bookmark, or something handmade and crafty that has anything to do with BOOKS ~ that's it!

The journey of a lifetime starts
 with the turning of a page
~Rachel Aders

Challenge Award ~ The winning creation will have a choice of one of these 3 cards I've posted for this weekly challenge.

BONUS:
In addition to choosing one of these 3 cards from this challenge, I am also including 1 book themed piece of double-sided DP that is around 5 x 6ish, two of the tag/bookmarks that I stamped and used like in Card No.1 (not crocheted), and a clear stamp that would be perfect to use inside of your books to write your name in!

Fill your house with stacks of books,
in all the crannies,
and in all the nooks. ~ Dr Seuss



Challenge No. 9 - What's the Word, Bird? ~

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Bird Card No. 1
Card Base:  Bazzill, Cardstock:  Stampin' Up, DP: Basic Grey/Herbs & Honey 6x6 paper pad, Stamps: Inkadinkado, Accessories: ProMarkers, pastel pencils, tab punch, embossing folder, brown ink/sponge, circle nestie, burlap string, edge distresser, foam tape, and white glue.
 Size: 4 1/4 x 5 1/2


Bird Card No. 2
Card Base:  Stampin' Up, DP: Hampton Art/ki Growing Garden 6x6 paper pad, Digital Stamp: Pink Petticoat, Accessories: ProMarkers, pastel pencils, corner rounder, rhinestones, burlap string, edge distresser, foam tape, and white glue. Size: 4 1/4 x 5 1/2


Bird Card No. 3
Card Base:  Stampin' Up, DP: Little Yellow Bicycle/Poppy 6x6 paper pad, Digital Stamp & Sentiment:  Hambo Stamps, Accessories: ProMarkers, pastel pencils, corner rounder, stampin' up star sequins, edge distresser, foam tape, and white glue. Size: 4 1/4 x 5 1/2

Welcome back for Challenge No. 9!

  Your yummy Chocolate entries from the challenge last week were really just as sweet as can be, and I'm really happy you joined me!  It's soooo hard to pick a winner....

~ Winner of Challenge No. 8 ~ #6 - Betty!! ~ 
Email me at jeannie.thomas@yahoo.com with your mailing address, and let me know which card from last week you'd like as your prize!

This week's theme is...
 What's the Word, Bird?

We are partying at the nest this week, and I hope my samples are some good inspiration for you to join me.

Here's a pic of me and Mr. Bleeker with one of my favorite bird finds fromTuesday Morning.  It's a little bird in rain gear, holding a coffee cup :)

Rules to Join Challenge No. 9 ~ Create a card, scrapbook page, tag, or something handmade and crafty that has anything to do
 with a BIRD ~ that's it!

Challenge Award ~   The winning creation will have a choice of one of these 3  cards I've posted for this weekly challenge.

TWEET BONUS:
In addition to choosing one of these 3 cards from this challenge, I am also including 3 bird themed pieces of double-sided DP that are 4 x 5 1/4 each,
 and a tweet birdie stamp!

You are the wind beneath my wings!




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