Sophisticated Valentine’s ATC

Today I wanted to create a sophisticated ATC for Valentine’s Day, so I combined two challenges – The Little Paper Shop’s Red Black and White Challenge with the Little Red Wagon’s Challenge #15 – Red With Bling – and created today’s ATC. I created the stunning red background by laying decorative transfer tape over white cardstock and adding black […]

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Multi-Challenge Christmas Card: Decorated Tree!

It’s hard to believe that three days before Valentine’s Day, I am sitting at home making Christmas cards – but who could resist Susie & Vickie’s Christmas Club Challenge #3, which called for cardmakers to feature Christmas Trees this week? And, as Samantha from ABC Christmas Challenge asks, “What’s a tree without Decorations (and a little Ribbon) too?” So, in my […]

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Bah Humbug #5: Holly

Holly Christmas Card

This week’s challenge at Bah Humbug is Holly. For some reason, this was my hardest card to create yet. I’m not sure if I was because I wasn’t feeling particularly Christmasy this week, or because holly elements seemed hard to come by, but I really scrounged through my stash to find elements for this week’s card! Once I found […]

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Sir Stampalot’s Moving Challenge

I designed today’s card to celebrate Sir Stampalot’s move to their spacious new shop in Peterborough, UK!  We’ve Moved combines older stash (a My Mind’s Eye Frame Up, a Paper Bliss House, black and white cardstock) with new toys (CTMH’s Around The Block Stamps, CTMH Black Archival and Dye Inks, and Skittles) for a dash of old school charm. If you’d […]

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Little Black Heart Multi-Challenge Card

Please don’t think I’m dark and twisty (yes, I’m a huge Grey’s Anatomy fan!) but recently, I’ve been preoccupied with little black hearts. You see, while organizing my chipboard, I came across the cutest little hearts from Magistical Memories and thought it would be cool to create some non-traditional Valentine’s with them. So, I broke into […]

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EONAC3 & 365 Cards #336 Grunge Card

Lately I’ve been in the mood to play with “new to me” items – older products I’ve re-discovered in my stash! So, I’m delighted to fuel the fire with this week’s Everything Old Is New Again Challenge! EONAC3, Forgotten Ink Pads, challenges cardmakers to pull out three ink pads that have not seen the light of […]

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Raise The Bar Challenge #3 – Cheers!

Earlier this week, I came across a new challenge blog that is hosting the perfect challenge for all of us who resolved to reduce our stockpiles of accumulated stash throughout the year! The blog is called Raise The Bar, and Challenge #3, The Older The Better, calls for stash-stuffers everywhere to make something lovely out of their old […]

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Bah Humbug #4: Baubles & Glitter

This week, the Design Team at Bah Humbug issued their fourth Christmas Card challenge – make a card that celebrates your love of Christmas ornaments – which meshes perfectly with smArt Word’s February Challenge of the Month – Glitter! So, I pulled out my Christmas finest, and created one sparkly yet elegant Christmas card! If there is one purchase […]

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