Tuesday, April 21, 2015

SOS 198 - Texture Me


Happy Happy Tuesday crafty friends!! 

Time for a new SHOPPING OUR STASH challenge!!

This week the SOS crew would like you to "Texture Me" - use your oldest embossing supply (folder, powder, or even a stylus and brass template).

My oldest embossing supply is my trusty old cuttlebug and I think this snowflake folder may have come with it?? I am not sure, but I have certainly had it for a LONG time!!

Here's what I made for the challenge:



Shite I used to make this card:

  • Snowflake embossing folder (Provo Craft)
  • Early Espresso & Crumb Cake cardstock (SU)
  • Frayed Burlap distress ink (Tim Holtz)
  • Cozy Christmas collection (Simple Stories)
  • Mini ink blending tool (Tim Holtz)
Visit the SHOPPING OUR STASH BLOG for all the details on the challenge and while you are there, please show my teammies some crafty love!

Hope you'll play along with us this week!!

Saturday, April 18, 2015

SoSS 32 - Q is for Quick


Hellllloooooo snarky friends!! Spring is sprung!!!! Hope the weather is starting to warm up wherever in the world you find yourself this fine Saturday morning!

Edna and the snarky sisters are back at ya today with a fun new challenge...this week Q is for Quick...we wanna see you make a quick card...ten minutes or less...no overthinking it...no pulling it apart to start over...just go with it!

I found this awesome card on PINTEREST and thought it would work well for a quick card...and dontchya know it...it did!!! I got this sucker made in less than FIVE minutes...it may now become my go to need-a-card-quick card!

So here's my CASE version of the Pinterest card:



SHITE I USED TO MAKE THIS CARD:

  • White cardstock (Fireworx)
  • Be Loved design paper (Fancy Pants)
  • Elegant Butterfly punch (SU)
  • Tuxedo Black ink (Memento)
  • Journaling DIY stamp set (Simple Stories)
  • Bling (from my stash bag o' bling)
Want to play along with the sisterhood?? You have until 11:55 PM (EDT) on Friday May 1 to upload your project to the SoSS BLOG.

You can get all the details for the challenge there and while you are visiting, show my snarky sisters some crafty lovin!!

Until next time, may the snark be with you!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

SOS 197 - Lost and Found


Greetings crafty pals! Welcome to a new SHOPPING OUR STASH challenge!! 

This week's theme is Lost and Found. The SOS crew would like you to use something you've re-discovered (could have been lost, you could have just forgotten you owned it).

My lost and found item is my paper crimper. I used to use it ALL the time...but I can't remember the last time I pulled it out of the drawer...until today!

So here's what I made for the challenge, my paper crimped piece is the cup band, it's kinda hidden behind the big green heart.



Shite I used to make this card:

  • White cardstock (Fireworx)
  • Crumb Cake & Early Espresso cardstock (SU)
  • Gumball Green cardstock (SU / Coredinations)
  • Fresh Brewed die (Tim Holtz)
  • Early Espresso marker (SU)
  • Frayed Burlap distress ink (Tim Holtz)
  • Paper piercer and mat (SU)
  • Mini ink blending tool (Tim Holtz)
  • Large heart punch (SU)
  • Sanding block (SU)
  • Computer generated sentiment

Check out the SHOPPING OUR STASH BLOG for all the details on the challenge and while you are there be sure to show my teammates some crafty love!

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Shopping Our Stash 196 - The Earth Has Music


This week the SOS crew have teamed up with WORDS TO SCRAP BY for a fun crossover challenge.

This week's theme is "The Earth Has Music."

Interpret the prompt any way you'd like: earth...music...or both! You can enter your projects on both SHOPPING OUR STASH and WORDS TO SCRAP BY this week.

Here's what I made for the challenge:


Shite I used to make this card:

  • Smoke cardstock (WorldWin Cardstock)
  • Caribbean twine (The Twinery)
  • We Are Family element stickers (Echo Park)
  • We Are Family design papers (Echo Park)
  • Washi tape (SU)
Check out the SHOPPING OUR STASH BLOG for all the details on the challenge and while you are there be sure to visit the blogs of my SOS teammates and show them some crafty lovin!

Monday, April 6, 2015

CSSC #3

I am not entirely sure how I missed the second challenge...but I did...RATTS!!!

I am not missing out this time, so here's my entry for CSSC #3

Here's the awesome sketch Leslie created:


And here's my take on the sketch...for some reason this sketch screams Halloween to me...so who am I not to listen???


 Shite I used to make this card:

  • White cardstock (Fireworx)
  • Black cardstock (Recollections)
  • Daffodil Delight cardstock (SU)
  • Thrilling design paper (Authentique)
  • Happy Everything stamp set (Lawn Fawn)
  • Fishtail / Banner Die set (Your Next Stamp)
  • Tuxedo Black ink (Memento)
  • 1 3/4" circle punch (SU)
  • Bat punch (SU)
I am linking this card to CSSC #3.