Saturday, August 19, 2017

Color Magic Slider Card

This month at Die Cut Diva's our challenge is Anything Goes, so there is no reason not to enter! Just use a die cut!


 Prize: $25 gift certificate will be mailed to the winner.


Here is my card:



 With slider up-


I love making my brother cat cards! This one I added foil accents on random paw prints of the pattern. I'm going to add a "pull " stamp to my collection so I don't have to write it!


Here are the materials I used-
  1. Dies: Magic Slider (Lawn Fawn), stitched rectangle (MFT).
  2. Stamps: cat (Purr-Elizabeth Craft Designs) colored with Copics, sentiments (Meow Meow Meow-Unity Stamp Co.), Versafine Black Onyx ink.
  3. Paper: double sided patterned paper (Pawfect, Kaisercraft), white cardstock.
  4. Other: Quickie glue pen (Sakura), gold Deco foil.
Thanks for visiting!

Monday, August 7, 2017

FCCB Challenge #307-Beach

 Happy Monday and welcome to another Monday challenge!



Challenge #307-At the Beach
Make a project about anything beachy!

This Weeks Sponsor



Dreaming Tree SVG's

The winner will receive a $20 Gift Certificate!

To qualify for the prize, be sure to use at least 1 Cricut cut on your project and if it's not obvious, let us know what cartridge you used. If you use a Cricut Explore machine, at least one cut must be from the Cricut catalog of images.

If it isn't a card, you will get two entries into the drawing!

Here is my project-


I just love Woody wagons, and every year at Hot August Nights there's a bunch to look at. My favorite one last year was red, so I made my Woody red and tan. Next time I'll use silver instead of white though. Here is a material list for my card-
  1. Cricut Cuts: surf boards (Creative Memories Traveler), Woody (Dude), and sentiment (Life is a Beach font).
  2. Paper: black, white, tan, red, light blue, teal, cardstock from stash, cloud paper (Bella Blvd), sand (old Creative Memories).
Thanks for visiting!

Saturday, August 5, 2017

With Sympathy Pet card

This month at Die Cut Diva's our challenge is Anything Goes, so there is no reason not to enter! Just use a die cut!


 Prize: $25 gift certificate will be mailed to the winner.


Here is my card: 




The inside sentiment says "Our pets teach us more than we could have expected, love us more than we could have hoped, and that is why we miss them more than we could have imagined." So true.

Here is the materials I used to make this card:
  1. Dies: cat, butterflies (Purr-Elizabeth Craft Designs), Lucy Label Pop up die (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
  2. Stamps: cat, butterflies (Purr-Elizabeth Craft Designs), sentiments (Care & Comfort Pets)-Taylored Expressions), Memento Rich Cocoa ink.
  3. Paper: patterned paper (DCVW Pet Stack), brown, white, light orange cardstock.
  4. Embellishment: felt flower (Pebbles).
Thank you for visiting!

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Happy Purr-thday



Welcome to my project at Die Cut Diva's. This months theme is Anything Goes (as long as you use a die cut!). Our wonderful sponsor is-


 Prize: $25 gift certificate will be mailed to the winner.


Our sponsor Elizabeth Craft Designs has kindly given the Design Team some stamps and dies to work with this month, and I chose "Purr".  Here is my project:

Front


Inside

Front & Back

I just love this cat stamp! This card will be for my brother, who has two cats. Here is a list of materials I used to make this card-
  1. Dies: cat, butterflies (Purr-Elizabeth Craft Designs), Accordion Oval Die (Elizabeth Craft Designs), Oval Flourish Frame Edges (Elizabeth Craft Designs).
  2. Stamps: cat, butterflies (Purr-Elizabeth Craft Designs), sentiments (front-computer generated, inside left-If Cats Could Talk, Taylored Expressions, inside right-Friends, Hero Arts), Memento Black Tuxedo ink.
  3. Paper: dark brown, blue, tan, white cardstock.
Thanks for visiting!










Monday, July 31, 2017

Green and white ornaments

We would like to thank a wonderful sponsor for our July challenge at Die Cut Diva's-

Please check out the HUGE amount of dies, stamps, embellishments, etc. they carry-it's staggering!

The prize this month is this Holly Die, measuring 5" x 3.75", and valued at $25.99!

(International winners must pay shipping, Free to US winner)

and our theme is "Christmas in July"!

Today is the last day to enter!

Here is my card-



  1. Dies: bracket edge with insert (Frantic Stamper), ornaments (Spellbinders 2010, 2011, 2012 Heirloom Ornaments).
  2. Stamps: ornaments (Christmas Miracle Ornaments, Merry and Bright, both by Just Rite), sentiment (Color Layering Christmas Tree), Versamark ink, Hampton Arts green embossing powder.
  3. Embossing Folder: Christmas Holly Damask (Anna Griffin-Cuttlebug).
  4. Paper: Neenah solar white cardstock, green foil (Wal Mart).
  5. Ribbon: 1/8" gold wired edge ribbon (Michaels).
Thank you so much for visiting!

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Peace on Earth

Welcome to a wonderful sponsor for our July challenge at Die Cut Diva's-

Please check out the HUGE amount of dies, stamps, embellishments, etc. they carry-it's staggering!

The prize this month is this Holly Die, measuring 5" x 3.75", and valued at $25.99!

(International winners must pay shipping, Free to US winner)

and our theme is "Christmas in July"!

Here is my card-


 I love Frantic Stamper dies-they cut super clean and the paper cuts pop out easily. I dressed up the trees with white ink, and layered them over a darker green tree to give some depth. I cut and glued the sentiment with three layers to make it stand up and be more prominent. Here is the material list for this card-
  1. Dies: trees (Impressions Obsession), snow hills, snowfall (Frantic Stamper), sentiment (Tim Holtz Alterations Holiday Words-Script)
  2. Paper: white cardstock (Neenah Solar White), green, light blue, red cardstock (stash).
  3. Other: Signo White Ball Point Pen, light blue colored pencil. 
Thank you for visiting!



Monday, July 10, 2017

FCCB Challenge #305-Birthdays

 Happy Monday and welcome to another Monday challenge!



Challenge #305-Birthdays
Make a project about anything to do with birthdays.


This Weeks Sponsor

And the prize is-



To qualify for the prize, be sure to use at least 1 Cricut cut on your project and if it's not obvious, let us know what cartridge you used. If you use a Cricut Explore machine, at least one cut must be from the Cricut catalog of images.

If it isn't a card, you will get two entries into the drawing!


Here is my project-




I just love shaped cards that are perfect for an individuals passions. This card is for my father-in-law who loves movies, and always talks about the drive-ins and the shenanagins that went on during the movie! Here's the material list:
  1. Cricut: Drive In Marqee (Nifty Fifties), circle and square (I could have made this a lot smaller!) welded to card front and back, Cricut Design Space for sentiment (written with black Cricut Pen). I did each marquee line seperately with text boxes (.2 inches high). Cut each text line about 2" longer on each side of the writing, then trimmed to fit marquee box. I cut a white base to match the black base on the front for the inside of the card.
  2. Paper: Neenah White Solar Bright, grey, black cardstock (Recollections), silver cardstock (Tim Holtz Kraft base Metals), remainder out of scrap stash.
Thanks for visiting, and have a great day!

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Santa Auditions

Welcome to a wonderful sponsor for our July challenge at Die Cut Diva's-

Please check out the HUGE amount of dies, stamps, embellishments, etc. they carry-it's staggering!

The prize this month is this Holly Die, measuring 5" x 3.75", and valued at $25.99!

(International winners must pay shipping, Free to US winner)

and our theme is "Christmas in July"!

Here is my card-

a side view-


and the back-


Explosion boxes are so fun! Here are the elements I used on this one-
  1. Dies: scalloped pop up box (Lawn Fawn), Santas Helpers dies (Taylored Expressions), candy cane (Delicate Ornaments Thinlits, Stampin' Up).
  2. Paper: Kris Kringle (Merry Little Christmas, Fancy Pants Designs)
  3. Stamps: Santa animals, sentiment ( Santa's Helpers, Taylored Expressions), Memento Rich Cocoa ink.
  4. Other: christmas lights (daisy punch, Punch Bunch).
Thanks for visiting!

I would also like to enter this at Happy Little Stampers Christmas Challenge!