Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Have You Checked Out The Craftin Desert Divas November Release Yet?

Hi All! I wanted to share with you all this fun project with the Chilly Time new digi and the Scribble Snowflake Die! OMG this release is so fun!!!!!!!
I have also used Fall Border Dies and Inside Scalloped Rectangle Dies. The background was done with Distress Oxides and the penguins were colored with Copics.
 
Make sure you head over to the Craftin Desert Divas New Release Event which can be found by clicking here!

Challenge #149 ~ Crafty Gals Corner Challenge-Thankful

Hi All and Welcome to Challenge #149 with the Crafty Gals Corner! 

Check it out! We have some awesome sponsors
this week! Check out the gorgeous samples from the design team! You can find them all here on the Crafty Gals Corner Blog. 

Our sponsors this week are:
Prize: 2 Digital Images

Rick St. Dennis 
Prize: 2 Digital Images
 
My project this week features an image by Rick St. Dennis called called "Country Lane Scene ". This image is really gorgeous and so much fun to color up! Definitely check out their images. You will be happy you did! And for this week's theme of Thankful I have added a sentiment stamp which says, "Thankful for you". I love the feel of the metallic die cut frame with this image too!
 
So we would love for you to play along! Remember this weeks' challenge is Thankful, so post your image on the Crafty Gals Corner Blog for a chance to win this week's prizes! You can get to the Crafty Gals Challenge blog by clicking here. You have until 11:00 am MST on November 21st to enter! I can't wait to see what you create!
 
 
Hugs!

Judy

Watercooler Wednesday Challenge #145-Judy's Masculine "Anything Goes" Challenge

Welcome to the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge! I am your host this week and it is Anything Goes with a masculine twist! This week I am playing with an adorable image from Craftin Desert Divas called Timber. This image is colored in with Copics. The dies are also from Craftin Desert Divas and the sets I used are called Fall Border Dies and Inside Scalloped Rectangle Dies. Definitely a super fun image to color up!



 
Make sure you head to the Watercooler Wednesday Blog and check out all the amazing samples the Design Team has for you and do play along with us!  For all the challenge details and to share your project, visit the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge by clicking here.  We'd love to have you join us.  You have until Monday, November 20th at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time to link your project.



 
So remember it is Anything Goes with a Masculine twist, so share with us! We would love to see what you are up to!  Come on over to the blog, take a few minutes this week, play along and enter! I look forward to seeing what you create! And of course, please leave me a comment and let me know what you think!

Hugs,

Judy


It Is Time For Challenge #6 At Createful Heart Design And Digis!

It is time for Challenge #6 and it is Anything Goes! Please be sure to read the rules for the challenge and come play! You can find all the details on the blog here. Mary's images are really amazing and so much fun to play with!

I got to play with this adorable image called Northern Saw-whet Owl  and you can find it along with many other amazing images at the Createful Hearts Store here.  This image was colored using Copic markers.

Come join me and the amazing Design Team and check out this Blog Challenge for Createful Heart! And please be sure to spread the word! And if you're on Facebook and use one of Mary's images, please share it with us on the Creative Heart Digis & Design Facebook page!

I can't wait to see what you create for this new challenge!

Hugs,

Judy

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Getting to work on those holiday gifts!

Hi Everyone! Are you starting to think holiday presents? I am! So today I am bringing you our Retro Posh Bracelet kit. What I love about this bracelet is the many possibilities! The size of the glass in this bracelet gives you a lot of space to work with. You will also need Craft Fantastic Glaze & Glue and Jewelers Sticky Dots.

Now several months ago I was away with my husband and I can't resist going in to paper stores, craft stores, etc. and I happened on a paper specialty store, where I found this really beautiful paper. It was sold in large sheets and was called "Fine Paper" and was in a section that appeared to really be sort of a wrapping paper type section, but it was imported from Asia and is this really beautiful paper that had gold through it, and there were a number of different ones to choose from. Well this is one of those papers. What I really love about it is that you can position your glass on different parts of the paper and get different images. So here is a small piece and you can see I have placed my glass in different ways and color areas to give my bracelet variety.
To get started you will use your Craft Fantastic Glaze & Glue on the back of the glass ovals that come in the Retro Posh Bracelet Kit and glue on to the paper as usual. make sure to use a qtip to clean up any glue that seeps out at the edges. Trim around with a scissor once the glue is dry, trimming at a 45 degree angle so you can get a clean edge.
Now because this glass is pretty large I would suggest using two jewelers sticky dots as I am showing here.
Peel off the orange side of the sticky dots and adhere your finished jewelers glass to complete your project. Here I am showing you the completed bracelet. You can see how the jewelers glass amplifies the gold that is in the paper!

So take a look at your specialty papers and see what wonderful images you can find!
 
I can't wait to see what you create!
 
Hugs,
 
Judy

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Challenge #148 ~ Crafty Gals Corner Challenge-Ribbons and Lace

Hi All and Welcome to Challenge #147 with the Crafty Gals Corner! 

Check it out! We have an awesome sponsor
this week! Check out the gorgeous samples from the design team! You can find them all here on the Crafty Gals Corner Blog. 

Our sponsor this week is:
 
Prize: 3 digital images
  
My project this week features an image by Fabrika Fantasy called "Wonderful Meeting". I really adore this image as I am having so much fun coloring all kinds of animals! This image is really gorgeous and so much fun to color up! Definitely check out their images. You will be happy you did! And you can see where I have added my ribbon and I went with Eyelet Laceish as one of my layers...and also the die I used was a lace pattern as you can see framing the image.


So we would love for you to play along! Remember this weeks' challenge is Ribbons and Lace, so post your image on the Crafty Gals Corner Blog for a chance to win this week's prizes! You can get to the Crafty Gals Challenge blog by clicking here. You have until 11:00 am MST on November 14th to enter! I can't wait to see what you create!
 
 
Hugs!

Judy

Watercooler Wednesday Challenge #144-Penny's "All About Birthdays" Challenge

Welcome to the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge! It Is an Anything Goes Challenge with a birthday twist.This week I decided to play with a pretty new set from Stamps Of Life called Pear 2Stamp. I colored the pear and leaves with Copics and also used the die set that matches along with one of the die sets that make doing these flip cards so fun.


 
Make sure you head to the Watercooler Wednesday Blog and check out all the amazing samples the Design Team has for you and do play along with us!  For all the challenge details and to share your project, visit the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge by clicking here.  We'd love to have you join us.  You have until Monday, November 13th at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time to link your project.


 
So remember it is Anything Goes with a Birthday theme, so share with us! We would love to see what you are up to!  Come on over to the blog, take a few minutes this week, play along and enter! I look forward to seeing what you create! And of course, please leave me a comment and let me know what you think!

Hugs,

Judy

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

November Mood Board Goes Great With A Cup Of Coffee

Hi All! Today I am sharing this adorable project for the November Mood Board Challenge over at Craftin Desert Divas! Check out this amazing board! Don't you love all the colors?
Here I have used this adorable digital stamp called Coffee & Donut Bear, and colored him up with Copics. I then used Fancy Frame Dies to put this card together. A fun CAS card!

So check out the Monthly Mood Board Challenge at Craftin Desert Divas. I can't wait to see what you create!

Hugs,

Judy

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Another Share For The Mood Board!

Hi Everyone! Here is another project for the November Mood Board Challenge for Craftin Desert Divas. For this project I used Fancy Frame Dies, Holiday Border Dies, Sending Die, and Sending Sentiments Stamp Set.
I really love how this project turned out. I hope you are inspired to check out the November Mood Board Challenge and can't wait to see what you create! Be sure to add the hashtag #cddmonthly so we can see! Here is the mood board for you to check out!
 
 
As always, thanks for stopping by!
 
Hugs,
 
Judy

Friday, November 3, 2017

November Craftin Desert Divas Mood Board Window Pane Card

Hi Everyone! I want to share with you this window card I made for the Craftin Desert Divas November Mood Board Challenge. I have used digital stamp images from the Christmas Eve Digital Stamp Set. I used an acetate behind the window that I added snow to by using Snowflake Flurries Stencil and dies from three different sets, Fancy Frames Dies, Holiday Border Dies, and Window Pane Dies.

I really love how this project turned out. I hope you are inspired to check out the November Mood Board Challenge and can't wait to see what you create! Be sure to add the hashtag #cddmonthly so we can see! Here is the mood board for you to check out!
 
 
As always, thanks for stopping by!
 
Hugs,
 
Judy

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Challenge #147 ~ Crafty Gals Corner Challenge-Harvest Colors

Hi All and Welcome to Challenge #147 with the Crafty Gals Corner! 

Check it out! We have an awesome sponsor
this week! Check out the gorgeous samples from the design team! You can find them all here on the Crafty Gals Corner Blog. 

Our sponsor this week is:


Morgan's ArtWorld
Prize: 3 Digital Images
 

My project this week features an image by Morgan's Art World called "Wild 2". I really adore this image as I am having so much fun coloring all kinds of animals! This image really gives you both direction as well as freedom to create whatever details you choose. Definitely check out their images. You will be happy you did!I used Copics on the image as well as square stitched dies from Stamps Of Life and flowers with bling from Queen & Company.


So we would love for you to play along! Remember this weeks' challenge is Harvest Colors, so post your image on the Crafty Gals Corner Blog for a chance to win this week's prizes! You can get to the Crafty Gals Challenge blog by clicking here. You have until 11:00 am MST on November 7th to enter! I can't wait to see what you create!


 
Hugs!

Judy

Watercooler Wednesday Challenge #143-Gail's Feminine "Anything Goes" Challenge

Welcome to the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge! It Is an Anything Goes Challenge with a feminine twist. I decided to do something fun and play with this fabulous set from Kindred Stamps called Off To See The Wizard. I colored these adorable guys with Copics, and created the background using Distress Oxides. This amazing Box Card is cut using one of my favorite die sets from Craftin Desert Divas called Box Card Die, I am totally hooked on doing box cards! I love the depth and the ability to build a scene!

 
Make sure you head to the Watercooler Wednesday Blog and check out all the amazing samples the Design Team has for you and do play along with us!  For all the challenge details and to share your project, visit the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge by clicking here.  We'd love to have you join us.  You have until Monday, November 6th at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time to link your project.

 
So remember it is Feminine Anything Goes, so share with us! We would love to see what you are up to!  Come on over to the blog, take a few minutes this week, play along and enter! I look forward to seeing what you create! And of course, please leave me a comment and let me know what you think!

Hugs,

Judy



Tuesday, October 31, 2017

It Is Time To Start Thinking Christmas!

Hi Everyone! Are you starting to think it is time to get ready for the holidays? How about using some of your Craft Fantastic goodies as you make some presents? I am going to show you one idea today using some of our Jewelers Glass, Glaze & Glue, Image Sheets and Bling.

Here is what I started with! I have two of the same Holiday All Jewelers Glass Sheets, Glaze & Glue, Clear Mini Round Glass Bling,  Dew Drop Pendant Kit (You will only be using the glass on this project). Additional supplies used are a wooden box from the local craft store and paper to cover the box.
I am giving you basic directions for this project. There are so many different ways you can go with it. I first trimmed the paper to fit the top of the box and adhered my paper to the box with Glaze & Glue. Next I selected Images fromthe selected Image Sheets and used my Glaze & Glue to adhere the images to the Dew Drop Shaped Jewelers Glass and trimmed as usual. Before I adhered the petals and the bling to the box I did use a stencil and Glitter paste to add a bit of detail and sparkle to the cover. I then used my Glaze & Glue and adhered the Jewelers Glass and the Bling. I then also added a few sequins also using Glaze & Glue. And here you can see the finished product. You can really take this project in many different directions, whether you use different papers, fabric, lace, ribbon, paint, and you can really go crazy with tons of details.
Give it a try! I would love to see what you come up with! And if you have any questions at all please just ask in the comments section and I will be happy to help you!

I hope you all like this project!

Hugs,

Judy

Thursday, October 26, 2017

And One More For Mood Board!

Ok, so I really can't help myself. I just love making these box cards! So I did another one! I am sharing several views because there is a lot going on with this card.



For this card I used images from both Ghostly Greetings and Spooktacular and the dies I used are from Boxcard Dies and Harvest Border Dies. I also used Distress Oxides for the sky in the background and Doodlebug papers as well as Copic markers.

Hope you like it!

Hugs,

Judy

October Mood Board Inspiration-There Is Still Time To Enter!

Hi All! There is still time to enter the October Mood Board Challenge at Craftin Desert Divas! I am sharing today a little more inspiration with you!

The adorable image is from the Craftin Desert Divas Stamp Set called Timber! I also used Fall Border Dies, Harvest Dies and Stitched In Circle Dies. Cute right? I am still working on the best lighting for photographing with metallics, but we are a work in progress right? So be sure to enter while you still have time and make sure to use the hashtag #cddmonthly ,

Thanks for stopping by!

Hugs,

Judy

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Challenge #146 ~ Crafty Gals Corner Challenge-Anything Goes

Hi All and Welcome to Challenge #146 with the Crafty Gals Corner! 

Check it out! We have two amazing sponsors
this week! Check out the gorgeous samples from the design team! You can find them all here on the Crafty Gals Corner Blog. 

Our sponsors this week are:

Prize ~ 1 Digital Image


Prize ~ 4 Digital Images
 
My project this week features Mischievous Meerkats by Delicious Doodles! I really adore this image!!!! I have used Copics on the meerkats and the grass but also used distress inks for the background to create the fun sunset! Be sure to check out all the adorable images both of our sponsors have to offer! 

So we would love for you to play along! Remember it is Anything Goes this week, so post your image on the Crafty Gals Corner Blog for a chance to win this week's prizes! You can get to the Crafty Gals Challenge blog by clicking here. You have until 11:00 am MST on October 31, 2017 to enter! I can't wait to see what you create!


 
Hugs!

Judy

Watercooler Wednesday Challenge #142-Charlotte's "All About Christmas" Challenge

Welcome to the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge! It's time to start counting down to the holidays and what better way than to start on those holiday cards! I am playing with an adorable new set from Sweet Stamp Shop called Merry Cactus! There are several really adorable images along with some fun sentiments in this set. I colored this image up with Copics and both red borders are cut using one of my favorite die sets from Craftin Desert Divas called Inside Scalloped Rectangle Dies, and I have cut them from red metallic paper and red foil paper respectively. I love how this came out.


Make sure you head to the Watercooler Wednesday Blog and check out all the amazing samples the Design Team has for you and do play along with us!  For all the challenge details and to share your project, visit the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge by clicking here.  We'd love to have you join us.  You have until Monday, October 30th at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time to link your project.

 
This is a great time to get started on your holiday cards if you haven't already, so share with us! We would love to see what you are up to!  Come on over to the blog, take a few minutes this week, play along and enter! I look forward to seeing what you create! And of course, please leave me a comment and let me know what you think!

Hugs,

Judy

Sunday, October 22, 2017

And For A Little More Inspiration!

Craftin Desert Divas is having a mini release and it is featuring Holiday Borders, new Round Holiday Digis and a new stamp set called Balloon Parade!
Here I am using the new Holiday Borders set with the Round Penguin Digi Stamps. Too cute!

So head on over and check out the new release!

Here are links to what I have used above:

Holiday Border Dies http://craftindesertdivas.com/holiday-border-dies/?aff=70

Round Penguin Digi Stamp http://craftindesertdivas.com/round-penguin-digital-stamp/?aff=70

Box Card Die http://craftindesertdivas.com/box-card-die/?aff=70

Milk And Cookies Paper Pad http://craftindesertdivas.com/milk-cookies-paper-pad/?aff=70

Hugs,

Judy

Saturday, October 21, 2017

It's Time For A Mini Release!

Hi All! Craftin Desert Divas is having a mini release this weekend and there is a new Holiday Border Dies Set and a new stamp set and new Round Digital stamps. Here I am using the new border dies and the round Santa. So what do you think? Cute huh?
Hugs,

Judy

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

What Does The Fox Say

Hi All! Sharing some inspiration for the Craftin Desert Divas October Mood Board Challenge!

Check it out and join us in the Craftin Desert Divas Facebook Group and enter the challenge! I can't wait to see what you create!




I am using this adorable Digi Stamp called  What Does The Fox Say along with the Box Card Dies and Outdoor Landscape 2 Dies. I love how you can build a scene within this box card!


Don't you just think this fox is too cute? So head on over to the Craftin Desert Divas Facebook Group and see what everyone is creating and sharing!

Thanks for stopping by!

Hugs,

Judy