Thursday, July 28, 2011

Another Mouse in the House....

Hi all,

Finished up another card. This one is featuring House Mouse. The saying is from Rubber

I created this card for 2 challenges.

The first challenge is over at Papertake Weekly. The challenge is the sketch.

The second challenge is over at House Mouse Challenges. The challenge is to use "Buttons, Bows and Bling".

Here is the little mouse for the challenges....Enjoy your afternoon.....


Simple Elegance

Hi all,

Here is the next card created for challenges.

The card is made as a monochromatic card in different shades of gold. The hummingbird image is from Tim Holtz. the Ghandi saying is from a stamp set I picked up. I had seen the saying about a week before and liked it, then I found the stamp set online, so I had to purchase it. It is from
I am entering this card into 2 challenges.

The first challenge is on Stamp TV's Mix it up Mondays. The challenge is "Monochromatic".

The second challenge is on Inspirational Card Sketches.
The challenge is "the sketch".

I think the card turned out really pretty and delicate.

until the next post...Julie

Chihuahua cuteness???

Hi all,

Here is the second card I finished up for challenges. I found this digi stamp at Mo's Digital Pencil awhile ago and have had him colored and waiting for the perfect opportunity to use him on a card.

I am using the Chihuahua in 3 different challenges.

The first challenge is on My Time To Craft. The challenge is "Delightful Dogs".

The second challenge is on Card Positioning Systems (CPS). The challenge is for the sketch.

The third challenge is on Charisma Cardz. The challenge is "4 Legged Friends".

I just love the chihuahua image, so full of attitude....just like my little Scamper.

I know, I can hear it now......"Yo quiero Taco bell!". Let me just say, Scamper says that all the time with the help of his human

Here is the card that demonstrates his attitude....

Hope that made you smile....


Feeling Creative today...

Hi everyone....hope you all are doing well. I am enjoying this fabulous weather in Southern California. Especially since I know that in Phoenix where we just moved from it is hot and muggy....

I am working on challenges again today and I have a few that I will be posting throughout the day.

here is the first one.

This card is using a digital stamp from Instyle Stamps. I thought it was a perfect stamp to use for some Summer fun...

The first challenge I used it in is over at Pink Elephant. The challenge is "Fun in the Sun".

The second challenge is over at Delightful Sketches. The challenge is "Dog days of Summer (Summer or Summer Heat)".

I thought this little Hula girl meets the criteria for summer fun....

Clean and simple....hope you enjoy...until the next post...Julie

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Only one challenge today...

Hi all,
I only was able to complete one challenge today.
My daughter and I went out looking for a yellow throw pillow for her bed. It has been a challenge to locate one but that wasn't $30 plus dollars but we were successful today. She just recently changed her room and she chose Navy Blue, Bright Pink and Bright yellow as her colors. Let me tell you it is really hard to find a Navy comforter that isn't plain and then the yellow pillow. I found bright pink sheets though....
Anyways, onto the challenge.
I made this card for the challenge over at Crafty Cardmakers. I did some ink distressing with various shades of pink and purple to match the paper, then made the butterfly stand out by coloring it a brighter shade of pink and putting Stickles all over it. I love how this card turned out. This is one of my favorite stamps. It is a one stamp collage.
Hope you like the card too...

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

High Class Fashionista

Hi all,

This is one of the coolest images that I found. I had to have so well with a bling and glittery back ground. Such a classy image.

I used this image for 2 challenges.

The first challenge is over at Our Creative Corner. The challenge is "All the B's" (Black, Bling, Buttons and Bows).

The Second challenge is over at Cupcake Craft. The challenge is "Shabby Sparkle".

So here is my High Class Fashionista.....
Hope you like her too..

Hi all...

Just thought I would share another card that I made for 3 challenges. It is nice and warm here in sunny southern California....what else would you think of but snow, lol.....
I made this card for a few of challenges.

The first challenge is over at Lily of the Valley. The challenge is "Fun and Games".
The second challenge is over at Stamping for the Weekend. The challenge is "Paws for Thought".
The Third challenge is over at Delightful Sketches. The challenge is "Christmas in July".

here is the card using one of my favorite images....this little cartoon skit is so cute....

Have a fabulous day....


Monday, July 25, 2011

Seeing Double and Clean and Simple Challenge

Hi all, I was able to get another card made for a challenge today and have a couple more in the works. This card is for 2 challenges.

One challenge is on Crafty Creations. The challenge is "Seeing Double".
The second challenge is on Digi Doodle Shop. The challenge is "Clean and Simple".
I thought this card worked perfectly for both challenges.
Hope you agree....Have a great Tuesday.....

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Last Challenge card for this week end....

Hi all,

This is the last challenge card I plan on posting today. I will be working on more cards this evening though. I have to stop and order some pictures of by neice's new baby so I can work on a paper bag scrapbook for her. She is a first time mom and is so excited. Both are doing well. He was a premie but has already doubled his weight.

Anyways, the card I have is for 2 challenges.

The first challenge is over at Pink Elephant. The challenge is to use the photo they supplied as inspiration. Here is the photo:

The second challenge is over at Lil Red Wagon. The challenge is to use "Music Notes". When I saw this challenge I had to dig out this stamp. It makes such an elegant and pretty card.
Hope you agree....
Until tomorrow....


Having Fun working on challenges today....

Hi all,

It has been along time since I have had a day that I could just putz around and make cards all day. I decided to focus and work on some challenges. This card is for 2 challenges.

First challenge is over at Mojo Monday. The challenge is the sketch. I really like this sketch and can see me using it more in the future.

The second challenge is over at Stamp Something. The challenge is "Something Embellished".

I really like how this card came out. I think it would be a great way to ask your friends if they would be your bridesmaids. It could also make a cute Bridal Shower card. What do you think?
Hope you are having a fabulous Sunday....

A challange day.....

Hi all,

I finished up another card for some challenges. This card I made for 3 different challenges....

First challenge is over at Creative Card Crew. The challenge is "Animal Antics".

Second challenge is over at My Time to Craft. The challenge is "Citrus Colors".

and the Third challenge is over at Papertake Weekly. The challenge is "Getting Cute".

I thought this card worked for all three challenges...Hope you agree. This kitty is so cute and mischevious looking....Enjoy your day...

Another Challenge

Hi all,

I have another challenge card item that I made. This challenge is over at Crafty Card Makers. The challenge is to make a "Single Layer Card". Now this is a challenge. I love added layers and ribbon and I had to really think about what I wanted to do with this. I do like what I came up with. This was a simple card and one that I may keep in mind for Christmas....

Hope you enjoy....


Wish Upon a Star Challenge

Hi all,

I told you I was working on some challenges this week and here is another one. This one is for the Cupcake Craft Challenge. The challenge is to make something with the theme "Wish Upon a Star". I chose to make a bookmarker. I bought a stamp set with the saying on it and added some little stars in the background and a larger star (or half star) in the forefront. All in yellow, black and gray. This is turning out to be one of my favorite color schemes recently. Very bright and classic.

Have a great Sunday....


Thursday, July 21, 2011

Time to Play in some challenges

HI all,

I know it has been along time but I have been pretty busy the last couple of months. We just completed an out of state move and I finally have some time to play with all the goodies I found when I packed up and sorted through my craft space. I finally have my new craft space unpacked and was able to make some cards for a few challenges, since I am not working now. I am looking but I am being pretty picky right now, which gives me time to

Anyways, here is what I made for the challenge over at Daisy Doodles Creative Challenges. The challenges is "Anything Goes". Well that made it easy. I have this stamp set and before the move could not wait to create a Paris collage with it. I found this paper during the move and thought it would be perfect for the design....

Hope you like it....I am really on a Paris kick lately. I love all of the Eiffel tower items available....So much fun....

Have a great rest of the week and a fabulous week-end.