Challenge No. 129 - Thanks & Giving ~

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Welcome to Challenge No. 129

The Halloween creations that you shared were so awesome and I just loved visiting all of your blogs so much.  I hope I didn't miss anyone.


Thank you so very much to all who joined ~ You amaze and inspire me :)

~ Winner and Princess Dragonfly o

Challenge No. 128 is:

~ Rita ~


Congrats and Cheers Rita!!  That sweet little witch and her froggie friend really won my heart! Grab your Princess Badge from over on the right sidebar, and display it proudly, it is well deserved. Please email me at jeannie.thomas@yahoo.com to claim your prize.  You have until the end of this challenge to claim it :)

~ On to Challenge No. 129... 

Thanks & Giving ~

This month let's focus on the many ways of saying Thank You and with Thanksgiving this month of course your creations for it are welcome here too.

I have decided to have month long challenges for November and December because we're all so busy this time of year.  This gives you and me more time to spend with family and friends and when you do have time to be in your crafty space, just pop in and share those sweet creations here too.

  By entering your Thanks & Giving creations in this challenge, you could see yourself winning a
$10 AMAZON GIFT CARD and crowned
 as the next Princess Dragonfly!!

  The winner will be chosen and announced on Saturday, December 1st, when the next challenge will begin.

I hope my Thanks & Giving examples here will inspire you to join :)


Inside Sentiment: You're the Best!

Inside Message: Life is Beautiful with You in it

Stamp Set:  Close to My Heart/
September Stamp of the Month - Just Treats
Inside Sentiment:  Life Happens - Coffee Helps

Thank You!

Remember...this challenge will run the entire month of November, with the winner chosen and announced on Saturday, December 1st, when the next challenge will begin :)



Challenge No. 128 - Happy Halloween!!! ~

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Welcome to Challenge No. 128

Your Fall Festival of Colors creations really brought out all of the beautiful things we love to see this time of year!
Thank you so very much to all who joined ~ You amaze and inspire me :)

~ Winner and Princess Dragonfly o

Challenge No. 127 is:

~ Berni! ~
Congrats and Cheers Berni!!  That beautifully colored lily combined with the pretty dragonflies really won my heart! Grab your Princess Badge from over on the right sidebar, and display it proudly. It is well deserved :)

~ On to Challenge No. 128... 

Happy Halloween!! ~

Oh how I LOVE Halloween, so how about we celebrate it ALL MONTH LONG and have a PRIZE too!!!

I want to see cute trick-or-treaters, monsters, jack-o-lanterns, witches, ghosts, candy, and anything and everything that celebrates this fun holiday!!

  By entering your Halloween creations in this challenge, you could see yourself winning a
$10 AMAZON GIFT CARD and crowned
 as the next Princess Dragonfly!!

  The winner will be chosen and announced on Halloween, October 31st!

I hope my Happy Halloween examples here will inspire you to join :)


Stamp Set: Close to My Heart/Purr-fect Halloween (retired)
Inside Sentiment: You're One Crazy Cat!

ADORNit Art Play Paintables - Wicked
Inside Message: Trick or Treat? Sounds like a win/win.


Stamp Set:  Shirley's 2 Girls/First Bite
Inside Sentiment:  Avoid biting...when a simple "bark" will do.

Thank You!

Remember...this challenge will run all month long with the winner chosen and announced on Halloween ~ October 31st!


Challenge No. 127 - Fall Festival of Colors ~

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Welcome to Challenge No. 127

Very cute paper piecing done in the last challenge and 
Thank you so very much to all who joined ~ You amaze and inspire me :)

~ Winner and Princess Dragonfly o

Challenge No. 126 is:

~ Marina! ~
Congrats and Cheers Marina!!  I love these cute woodland characters and they really won my heart! Grab your Princess Badge from over on the right sidebar, and display it proudly. It is well deserved :)

~ On to Challenge No. 127... 

Fall Festival of Colors ~

Fall is my favorite time of year and the colors are just spectacular and fun to create with too!

I can't wait to see your Fall and/or just Fall Color creations, and as always just a little or a whole lot is welcome here!  By entering your Fall Color creations (orange, yellow, green, red, brown) in this challenge, you could see yourself crowned
 as the next...
 Princess Dragonfly!

 I hope my Fall Festival of Colors examples here will inspire you to join :)


Stamp Set: Unity Stamps/Hoppy Fall
Inside Sentiment: Hello Autumn

Stamps: Unity Stamps/Purr-fectly Perfect
Inside Message: We compliment each other so purr-fectly.
(Christmas version here)


Stamp Set:  Concord & 9th/Happy Day Bundle
Inside Sentiment:  Congratulations

Thank You!




Challenge No. 126 - Paper Piecing Palooza ~

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Welcome to Challenge No. 126

Absolutely adorable Dog Days of Summer entries, and I loved looking at each of their sweet little faces!! 
Thank you so very much to all who joined ~ You amaze and inspire me :)

~ Winner and Princess Dragonfly o

Challenge No. 125 is:

~ Donna! ~
Congrats and Cheers Donna!!  That sweet trio of puppies and all of the pretty colors you used really won my heart! Grab your Princess Badge from over on the right sidebar, and display it proudly. It is well deserved :)

~ On to Challenge No. 126... 

Paper Piecing Palooza ~

It's like going back to the days of paper dolls to me and I don't remember to do this technique often enough, so this challenge was for me too.  It's just so much fun!

Just a little or a whole lot of paper piecing is welcome here and by entering your paper pieced creation(s) in this challenge, you could see yourself crowned as the next
 Princess Dragonfly!

 I hope my Paper Piecing Palooza examples here will inspire you to join :)

Stamp: Unity Stamp/Unicorns and Glitter
Inside Sentiment: Hope your day is filled with Unicorns and Glitter

Stamps: Unity Stamps/Aleah Girl
Inside Message:
  moving on is not about
LOOKING BACK
it's taking a glance at
yesterday, and seeing
how much you've
 GROWN
 since then.
Stamps:  Close to My Heart/A Bushel & a Peck 
Inside Sentiment:  Thanks a Bushel


Thank You!





Challenge No. 125 - Dog Days of Summer ~

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Welcome to Challenge No. 125

Such gorgeous, amazing, and fabulous Flower Power creations in the last challenge, and we hit 60 again!!  I know there are so many great blog challenges out there, and I'm honored that you chose to join mine. 
Thank you so very much to all who joined ~ You inspire me :)

~ Winner and Princess Dragonfly o

Challenge No. 124 is:

~ Dewi / Sunday Morning  ~


Congrats and Cheers Dewi!!  Your sweet little girl and bee friend with all of the beautiful flowers really won my heart!  Grab your Princess Badge from over on the right sidebar, and display it proudly. It is well deserved :)

~ On to Challenge No. 125 -

Dog Days of Summer ~

I'm a little late as to when the real dog days of summer truly are, but it's always a good time to celebrate our
sweet fur-babies ;)

  Any color or type, big or small is welcome here, and by entering your sweet doggy creation(s) in this challenge, you could see yourself crowned as the next
 Princess Dragonfly!

 I hope my Dog Days of Summer examples here will inspire you to join :)


Stamp: Unity Stamp/Brandy & Emma Constant Companions
Inside Sentiment: Puppy Hugs
Sentiment Stamps: My Favorite Things


Stamps: Close to My Heart (retired)
Inside Message:  You can't buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream & that's the same kind of thing.

Stamp:  Shirley's 2 Girls (OOB) 
Inside Sentiment:  Hugz & Whiskery Kisses

All 3 cards were made with this sweet 6x6 paper pad.
If you have a Tuesday Morning in your town, they're only $2.99.


~ Here is my handsome little man Mr. Bleeker ~
He's a Chiweenie ~ Half Chihuahua/Half Dachshund
He's 6 years old, he has a big heart around his face, he weighs around 8 lbs and
I don't know what I'd do without him :)


Thank You!



Challenge No. 124 - Flower Power ~

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Welcome to Challenge No. 124

Holy cow....60 AMAZING Christmas in July entries in Challenge No. 123!
I know there are so many great blog challenges out there, and I'm honored that you chose to join mine as well. Thank you to all who joined.  You all amaze and inspire me :)

~ Winner and Princess Dragonfly o

Challenge No. 123 is:

~ Azuree / Creation Temptation ~


Congrats and Cheers Azuree!!  This fun penguin pop up card, and all of the perfect details won my heart!  Grab your Princess Badge from over on the right sidebar, and display it proudly. It is well deserved :)

~ On to Challenge No. 124 -

Flower Power ~

There are so many gorgeous floral stamps and images today and they are so relaxing to color too.  I do like all flowers but daisies are my favorite, which appears obvious in my samples, right?

  Any color or type, big or small is welcome here, and by entering your beautiful floral creation in this challenge, you could see yourself crowned as the next
 Princess Dragonfly!

 I hope my Flower Power examples here will inspire you to join :)

Stamp: Unity Stamos/Daisy Girl
Face: Peachy Keen/Fashionista
Inside Sentiment: You Brighten My Day

Stamps: Unity/Be the Best You
Inside Message: Follow Your Dreams Wherever You Go 

Stamp:  Rubber Stampede 
Inside Sentiment:  Congratulations

Thank You!



Challenge No. 123 - Christmas in July ~

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Welcome to Challenge No. 123

Your Summer Lovin' entries in Challenge No. 122 were so cute and so fun! Thank you to all who joined.  You all amaze and inspire me :)

~ Winner and Princess Dragonfly o

Challenge No. 122 is:

Congrats and Cheers Teresa!!  That adorable little surfer girl really won my heart!  Grab your Princess Badge from over on the right sidebar and display it proudly. It is well deserved :)

~ On to Challenge No. 123 -

Christmas in July ~

'Tis the season to be Jolly!?  Sure, why not!
Let's get started now on the creations we're going to need as we scramble at the end of the year to seem organized, and you could see yourself crowned as the next Princess Dragonfly!

 I hope my Christmas in July examples here will inspire you to join :)


Stamp: Unity/Purr-fectly Perfect
Inside Sentiment: Warm Wishes

Stamps: Close to My Heart (retired)
Inside Message:  Sending Tidings of Comfort & Joy

Stamps: Unity/Owl I Want
Inside Sentiment: There's no place like Home for the Holidays

Thank You!



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