card making, Creative Moments Challenge, design team, Uncategorized

A Boy And His Dog-Creative Moments Challenge #141

Here I am once again with a fantastic challenge from Creative Moments Challenge Blog.

For Challenge #141 the theme is a minimum of 2 flowers on your creation.

My sponsor this challenge is

The image that I have chosen is Cinema Chaplin. It is an adorable image of a boy and his dog. I have boys and dogs so this one tugs at my heart. ❤️ I don’t very often use flowers on masculine cards so this is a bit of a challenge for me but I am up for it!

I used Graphic 45 Raining Cats & Dogs paper. One of the papers had a beautiful floral print in gorgeous, vintage colours. The colours of this floral paper were incorporated into the Cinema Chaplin stamp as to coordinate the image with the paper. The floral paper is what I used as the flowers requested in the theme. I layered up several patterned papers and knotted lace ribbon to give the look of depth while using 3D adhesive to lift the characters.

Products used: Mari digi image, Spectrum Noir markers, Chameleon markers, Graphic45 paper sticker and chipboard , Recollections cardstock, miscellaneous ribbon.

Check out more gorgeous I images at Mari Digi.

ball hockey, Cricut, Family, kids, sports

Hockey Family-Cricut Style

You may or may not know that we are a hockey family that doesn’t play ice hockey! 😂We watch hockey. We play street hockey. We play knee hockey. We talk hockey. We collect hockey cards. We talk stats! We love the stats! My boys DO however play ball hockey which is basically, hockey off ice!

Every season has playoffs, hopefully ending in a trip to the medal games. We have made it to the medal rounds a few times before but have always come up empty. The one constant in our playoffs is the t-shirts that I wear to cheer on my teams! For the past few seasons I have used my Cricut Explore Air 2 to cut and design my t-shirts. I used my Cricut Easy Press to press it.

Here are some of my past t-shirts. As you can see our teams have been the Grizzlies and the Wolves.

Again we are on the Grizzlies and Wolves but last playoffs I only made one Wolves shirt because both boys ended up on Wolves team but in different age groups. This time I needed another Wolves shirt to wear so I made this one for me.

My younger son wanted to get in on the T-shirt action so we made him this one which he will proudly wear this weekend to his brother’s games.

Unfortunately our team drew the short straw so we have a game at 7am on Sunday morning! 😴 I made a shirt for the occasion! I love this shirt so much that I will be wearing it a lot even when we aren’t in playoffs!

I love using my Cricut Explore Air 2 and Easy Press. It gives us the flexibility to create what we want, when we want it! You can bet that as long as my boys are playing ball hockey I will be making playoff shirts!

card making, Creative Moments Challenge, design team, Uncategorized

Dear Stress Let’s Break Up!-Creative Moments Challenge #140

Welcome back! Today I am going to share my creation for the Creative Moments Challenge Blog Challenge #140.

The theme this time around is relaxing/ meditation as April 7 is apparently No Housework Day! I think everyday should be No Housework Day if you ask me!

My digital stamp is from Decosse‘s Dynamite Doodles.

There are lots of downloadable patterned papers, digital stamps and verses and sentiments. I have chosen a sentiment that I think sort of goes with the theme of relaxing/meditation. I have paired it up with a Tim Holtz stamp that suits the sentiment. All paper and cardstock is CTMH, coloured with Spectrum Noir markers.

I made a second card with another Decosse’s sentiment. I just printed it out and added some layers of Recollections cardstock and some paper flowers. It really was quite simple. Here it is>>>

Thanks for looking!

card making, design team, Stamprints, Uncategorized

Baby Giraffe-Stamprints

Welcome to my first Stamprints blog post. I am so excited to be a member of this very talented team! The image that I have chosen for my project this month is Baby Giraffe. You can find this adorable image here Stamprints Etsy.

I started by printing 2 of the images in two different sizes. I coloured the first smaller image in traditional giraffe colours . The slightly larger image was coloured with some fun, unexpected colours! I have used Spectrum Noir and Chameleon markers for both.

Here is the completed traditional card. I used some very old, retired CTMH paper, CTMH sequins, recollections cardstock, misc ribbon, and sentiment stamp by Kraftin Kimmie.

Here is the completed fun card! I have used DCWV patterned cardstock, AC vellum, misc sequins, and sentiment stamp by Kraftin Kimmie.

You can see more from Stamprints here on the Stamprints Blog.

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Ginarth The Generous Dragon-Creative Moments Challenge #139

The Creative Moments Challenge Blog has a new challenge! The challenge this time

Theme:

The 20th was the first day of spring so show us some Spring inspired creations. You can find the details here.

My sponsor this challenge is

I picked the image Ginarth the Generous. Isn’t he cute?

I couldn’t find any embellishments that I liked in the right colour so I made them!

Clear gems +black Spectrum Noir marker =black gems!

I love using this technique to customize my embellishments! This is a great way to not have too many embellishments in your stash! (Is that even possible? Too many? 🤷‍♀️)

Anyways this works with most colours!

Here are those customized embellishments in action!

I also had to add a little sparkle! I used some Studio G glitter glue to accomplish this.

Here is the finished project.

Supplies used: Creative Bug digital stamp, Recollections cardstock, Studio G glitter glue, Miscellaneous gems, Spectrum Noir markers, patterned paper Boys Rule collection by Crate Paper

card making, Creative Moments Challenge

Fredericka Debutante-Creative Moments Challenge #138

Wow is it really March already? I was hoping that March would bring some nicer weather than February did but so far it is not! At least with the cold, snowy weather I have had plenty of time to get crafty!

Welcome to Challenge #138 at

The theme for this challenge is International Women’s Day which is on March 8.

My sponsor for this challenge is

The image that I have chosen to celebrate this Women’s Day is the Fredericka Debutante digital stamp. Fredericka is a beautiful stamp!

Supplies used digital stamp by Polkadoodles, sentiment stamp by Kraftin Kimmie, patterned paper and sequins by CTMH, Recollections cardstock, Doodlebug Design heart clip, misc ribbon, Spectrum Noir markers, Chameleon markers, scrapbook Adhesives By 3L 3D foam squares

Challenges Entered:

Through The Craftroom Door-anything goes

Crafting By Design-anything goes

Artistic Inspirations -anything goes

Pammies Inky Pinkies-anything goes

card making, design team, Stamprints, Uncategorized

Team Player-New Design Team

This year has had a great crafty start for me! Back in January I was accepted to the Creative Moments design team and I have received word that I am now a member of the Stamprints design team. Yay! I am so excited for this opportunity!

Stamprints produces digital stamps and collage sheets. You can find these beautiful items here Stamprints Etsy.

At least once a month I will share a project that I have made using Stamprints products on my blog.

Creative Moments Challenge, design team, Uncategorized

Red & White Queen-Creative Moments Challenge #137

Welcome to my Creative Moments project for the Creative Moments Challenge Blog Challenge #137. The theme this week is all about fairies and other magic/mystic/fantasy creatures.

My sponsor for this round of challenges is

There are so many pretty digi stamps at the Mari Digi Stamps store! My chosen digi is Red and White Queen. I thought this would be part of a really cute and fanciful table centre piece. I started by colouring the image with Spectrum Noir markers.

I used permanent metallic markers to colour the crowns and buckles. Fussy cutting is not my friend! 😕

The cup was cut with my Cricut.

Here is the complete project! I hope you like it!

Supplies used: Mari Digi stamp, Spectrum Noir markers, Chameleon markers, DCWV card stock, & various ephemera.

card making, Creative Moments Challenge, design team, Family, Uncategorized

Snow On The Mountains-Creative Moments Challenge #136

I am here again to share my creation for the Creative Moments Challenge Blog. This week the theme is weather & a sentiment.

My sponsor for this week is

You can find your way to the challenge and the image by clicking the above pictures!

I had a wonderful time working with the mountain image from Scribbles. I love the look of the mountains and can see them most days from my living room window! We live just a couple of hours from one of the most beautiful places on earth! ( I may be biased 😊) My sons & husband ski. I do not, but I occasionally go with them and read in the lodge. Sometimes I bring projects to work on. I do wish that I enjoyed skiing but I have tried it and it really isn’t my thing. I grew up on the prairies so there was not much opportunity to learn.

I coloured the mountain image with Spectrum Noir markers and used a white embossing powder covered with UTEE to give the look of snow.

The plaid paper, spotted acrylic sheet (used back side of), compass sticker, bear & tree diecut as well as the sentiment stamp were all CTMH.

Challenges entered

Through The Craftroom Door-anything goes

Crafting By Designs-anything goes

Crafty Card Makers-get messy

Artistic Inspirations-valentine or anything goes

Pammies Inky Fingers-anything goes

card making, Scrapbooking, Uncategorized

SCT Sampler January

I was so excited to hear that Scrapbook & Cards Today was putting together a sampler subscription. I signed up as soon as I heard about it! I got my sampler on January 15.

It came packaged in a bag with this adorable hello beautiful card. On the back of the card it outlined who the products were supplied by.

This is just a sampling of what I received. There were sample sized papers, vellum, stickers, die cuts, chipboard & acrylic pieces and other embellishments. It also came with a stamp,and die set that is so cute.

There is a great assortment of goodies with plenty of product to make many things! I made these 2 cards using items from my sampler pack.

There is a lot of product in the small package! My favourite item in the pack was the gold sequins! I put that stuff on everything!