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woensdag 23 april 2014

Wednesday Sketch Challenge April 23 - 29

Time for another sketch on The Outlawz!!
This weeks posting is from Darcy.



Hello everyone,

Welcome to this week's sketch challenge!!

I'm Darcy and on behalf of Sandra,Trina, Pat, Lisbeth, and Janice, I want to welcome you all to this week's Sketch Challenge. This new sketch is a great one, so we hope you will feel inspired to join in on the fun!
This past week's entries were all so beautiful! We love to see all the different projects you make every week!
Remember you can create anything, a card, tag, scrap page, as long as the sketch is your inspiration and recognizable.

 Our sponsor this month is:



This is the sketch for this week:

Now it's your turn!!!


Remember that the sketch is for inspiration. Feel free to flip, rotate, re-size so long as we can see how the sketch led to your creation...


Here are the wonderful inspiration cards from our amazing DT: 

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I really love the shabby chic look Sandra has going with her card!
Definitely looks like spring has arrived in Janice's neighborhood!!
Lisbeth did a "no lines" technique for her focal image. Really turned out nice.  I think I must give it a try!
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I turned the sketch on it's side . Deedee's images are so fun to create with.
I hope you like our inspiration cards and you will join us this week!

dinsdag 22 april 2014

TTCRD challenge April 22 to April 28th " Anything Goes"

Another challenge on Through The CraftRoom Door, and team B is showing their projects this week

This weeks sponsor is Oak Pond Creations.
Check out their store, they have fabulous digi's!!
 


This is my card for this week:



Don't you love this cute little fish???

I hope you all join us again and enter the challenge!!






The Liebster Award nomination

I got an email today from Sandi Hugget, to say she nominated me/my blog for the Liebster award.
Wow, that was a surprise!!
This award helps to bring awareness to blogs with less than 300 followers. You will find the rules for participating and my list of nominees below.
Thank you Sandi!!
Check out her blog, Sandi has beautiful creations on her blog and beautiful digi's too!!


Here are the rules for nominating the award:

Rules for participation in the Liebster Award Nominations
  • Thank you Liebster Blog Award presenter on you blog and answer the questions they presented.
  • Link back to the blogger who awarded you.
  • Copy and paste the pink Liebster Award logo to your blog.
  • Nominate 5 blogs to receive the award who have less than 300 followers. 
  • Create a new list of 11 questions for them.
  •  Inform them of their nomination.  
Here are the questions Sandi had for me:

What or who was your inspiration to start crafting?
My sister and my mother were making cards, when i saw that, I started too.
 
What is your favorite crafting item?
My copics and my cameo!

When did you start crafting?
About 15 years ago.

What is your favorite time of the day to craft?

In the evening when all work is one.
 
How much time do you spend crafting each day?
3 or 4 hours.
 
Do you have a favorite craft store?
HobbyDee in Mijdrecht as a real store, online it is Make it Crafty

What is your favorite food?
Italian food, like pasta's

What do you do to relieve stress?
Coloring and crafting, play some games on the computer
 
If you could only choose three craft items to make a card what would they
be?
Paper, digi/stamp and copics
 
What other hobbies do you have?
Reading ( not a lot lately) and gardening when theweather is good :-D

What do you do when you are not in the craftroom?
Household, renovating the house, or helping my friend in the craftshop.


I would like to nominate:
Ursula Uphof, Dawn Collins, Linda Kupstas,Anne Fenton,and Darcy Schroeder


 

maandag 21 april 2014

Kraftin'Kimmie stamps

A few weeks ago I won a challenge on Kit and Clowder an my prize was a stampset of choice from Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!!
Now, if you haven't seen their stamps yet, hop over to their site and check it out, so many cute and beautiful rubber stamps!
So I was very happy when I received my package, and couldn't wait to stamp and color :-D
This is my first card with a Kraftin'Kimmie stamp, and I think more will follow !






The image is colored with copics, but I paper-pierced the clothes.
The background flowers are stamped with Versamark and colored with PanPastels.

I'm entering this card in the CUSTOMER CREATION COMPETITION on Kit and Clowder.

zondag 20 april 2014

Card drive/loghop for Lauryn


Isn't this little girl just precious? Let me introduce you....
Lauryn was diagnosed with Leukemia on March 27, 2014. She is currently hospitalized in the DC area undergoing chemotherapy to fight this terrible disease.  Lauryn is Linda Payne's granddaughter...many of you in the stamping community probably already know sweet Linda!

As news of Lauryn's illness spread via social media, many of you have asked if there is anything you can do to help, so we have come up with a plan. We decided to have a Card Drive and would like to invite YOU to help by sending "happy mail" to Lauryn and her family.

Please create cards to share your love and encouragement for Lauryn and her family. Lauryn's parents are Josh and Elizabeth and she has two older siblings: Lily and Logan. We thank the Lord for this dear family and need to pray for them as they are seeking to glorify the Lord throughout this trial. 

Cards can be mailed to:

Children's National
Hematology/Oncology RM 437
Lauryn Newsome
111 Michigan Ave NW
Washington DC 20010

You can find updates on Lauryn via a Facebook page that has been set up by some family. It is Fight on Little Lauryn. They have shared how encouraging it is receive a simple "like" on a Facebook status or words of love and encouragement that is posted.
Here is the fabulous group of bloggers who have joined us in promoting this Card Drive. We would love for you to hop with us as numerous bloggers have blog candy and all you need to do is leave a comment... 
Olga Jewell Craftieodamae
Mary Anne Kelemen Lakeside Stamping
Lisa Haines The Purple Place
Colleen Holmes A Card’s Delight
Anita Autore Cards & Coffee 
Sandra Van Blaricum Cards and Creativity 
Nina Brackett Crafting in Croatia
Linda Coughlin The Funkie Junkie
Kathleen Curry Will Stamp for Wine
Melissa Czapor My Many Journeys
Vicki Dutcher All I Do is Stamp
Tera Fujan Stamp Queen 
Joy Hadden Pieces of Joy
Karen Knegten Studio at the Lake 
Lee Murphy My Reality
Betty Neville Betty Neville's Blog
Jackie Randolph Paper Moments 
Melissa Shultz Coffestampandstitches
Brenda Turner Stamp It Up
Geri Utterback Geri’s Cards 
Cheri Weston Stamp’n Boomer 


Here is my card I send to Lauryn:



I think all little girls love Snowwhite :-D
Now get creative and let's send Lauryn a lot of cards to encourage her and to let her family know we all think of them!!
Donations are also welcome :-D
You'll receive beautiful Digi's with a donation!


 

zaterdag 19 april 2014

Birthday in blue

There is another Faceook challenge on the fan page of Make it Crafty, theme: birthday.
And on Kit and Clowder is the theme for this month: Blue.

So, a birthdaycard in Blue :-D




The image is from Make it Crafty,you can get it here.
All colored with copics, the cardshape is cut with my cameo.

donderdag 17 april 2014

anything goes in blue

Today I finished a card for the facebook challenge from Bella and Bronte's Clubhouse, that's anything goes.
Of course you have to use an image from Mo's Digital pencil.
This card is also made for the new Kit and Clowder challenge, theme: Blue.
Can be coloring or something blue on your project.

So this is what I made:









I love this little nurse!
Colored with Copics, I added some plaster and made a bow from bandage :-D
Die is from Marianne Design and the scrabble stamp is from Noor design.