Tuesday, December 16, 2014

SOS 181 - RED Alert!


RED alert!! RED alert!! RED alert!!

Now that I have your attention...the theme for this week's SHOPPING OUR STASH challenge is...you guessed it RED alert!!

The SOS crew would like you use RED as the predominant colour on your project.

Visit the SOS BLOG for all the details on the challenge and don't forget to show my teammies some crafty lovin while you are there!!

Here's my card for the challenge:


Shite I used to make this card:

  • White cardstock (Fireworx)
  • Vintage Santa Postcard image (http://rachelinveganland.com/2012/12/28/burrito-bar-of-vegan-dreams/vintage-santa-postcard-hw/)
  • Santa's Workshop, Pretty Poinsettias design paper (Doodlebug Designs)
  • Postage washi tape
This is a two week challenge for the Shopping Our Stash crew! We'll be back at ya on December 30th with a new challenge!!


MERRY CHRISTMAS!!


Saturday, December 13, 2014

SoSS # 23 - N is for Naughty



It's time to break out your ugliest Christmas sweater and join Edna and the sisters for the N is for Naughty challenge. We want to see your very naughtiest Christmas projects!

Visit the SoSS BLOG for all the details on the challenge and while you are there show my sisters some naughty holiday crafty lovin!!

Here's what I made for the challenge:


I really wanted my card to say "Elf Off" but I didn't have enough F's...I elfin' hate not havin' enough elfin' F's!!!

Shite I used to make this card:

  • White cardstock (Recollections)
  • Santa's Workshop Collection , Sugar Coated Cardstock Stickers - Icons (Doodlebug Design)
  • Happy Holidays Assortment Boutique Buttons (Doodlebug Design)
  • Petite Prints design paper, Limeade Dot / Grid (Doodlebug Design)
  • Cheerfully Christmas Cardstock Sticker (Doodlebug Design)

Want to join in on the naughty fun?? Upload your project to the SoSS BLOG by 11:55 pm (EST) on Friday December 26th and maybe YOU will be our next Queen or Princess of Snark!!

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

SOS 180 - Favourite Technique


The SHOPPING OUR STASH crew are back with a new challenge. This week we'd like you to show us (and tell us) your Favourite Technique.

Here's what I came up with for the challenge:


My favourite technique.....embossing....cuttlebug...heat gun...however you wanna do it...I love embossing!!

Shite I used to make this card:

  • Whisper White cardstock (SU)
  • Snowflake embossing folder (Provo Craft)
  • Early Espresso ribbon (SU)
  • Early Espresso ink (SU)
  • Merry Everything stamp set (Lawn Fawn)
  • Fishtail / Banner die set (Your Next Stamp)
  • Snowflake punch (Martha Stewart)
  • Bling (Dollarama)

Visit the SOS BLOG for all the details on the challenge and to show my teammies some crafty lovin'.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

SoSS # 22 - V is for Vintage


Happy Saturday snarky friends!! Super excited that it's time for a new challenge from the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers!! This week Edna and the sisters would like you to get your vintage on.

Visit the SoSS BLOG for all the details on the challenge and to show my sisters some crafty lovin!

For me, nothing says vintage / shabby chic / serious awesomesauce quite like the amazing TIM  HOLTZ...yes, we all know he is my (not so secret) crafty crush!

I was lucky enough to attend a class recently taught by the super talented VICKY BOUTIN and we made a very cool vintage configuration box project using Tim Holtz crafty goodness!!

Here are a few pictures of my project:

Front cover:
 
Inside of the configuration box:

Back Cover:

Want to get in on the fun??? You have until 11:55 pm (EST) to upload your project to the SoSS BLOG

Maybe YOU will be our next Queen or Princess of Snark!!

Friday, November 28, 2014

Scraptures - Finally Friday - November 28, 2014

Happy Happy Happy Friday!! Can you believe it's going to be DECEMBER in a few days???

Friday means it's time for a SCRAPTURES Finally Friday project!!

Thanks Christa for asking me to do the Finally Friday projects this month...was great motivation to do some layouts from last year!

Next I want to work on first day of school and Christmas (2013 of course) then I can move on to 2014!!!

Here's my last Finally Friday 8x8 layout using last month's card kit featuring Harvest Lane by Simple Stories.

Grandpa de Jong and Joel at Howells doing some pumpkin slingshotting (is slingshotting a word????)



Shite I used to make this layout:

  • Harvest Lane "Made with Love" design paper (Simple Stories)
  • Harvest Lane "Expressions Cardstock Stickers" (Simple Stories)
  • Harvest Lane "Fundamentals Cardstock Stickers" (Simple Stories)
  • Harvest Lane "Border Strips" design paper (Simple Stories)
  • Acorn Hollow design paper (Little Yellow Bicycle)


  • Kraft cardstock (Recollections - not in the kit)
  • Green chevron washi tape (not in the kit)