Friday, November 26, 2010

Fairy Knolls Challange

       Wow, I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. We had to work. But had a great day and dinner with my work Family. I work with some of the best people ever . We all brought in food and had a Thanksgiving feast. It was great fun being able to share a great day with them.

      Now on to this week's challenge over at . This week the challenge is

Feel free to interpet this anyway you want. I made a birthday card using the image "Birthday + balloons + girl"

To me birthdays are all about family and fun. I printed her out twice and used pop dots to pop up a couple of the balloons. I then layered her on several differnt colors of card stock. The word celebrate is from stampin up. I sponged the edges and layered it on top of  ribbon.  I hope you have enjoyed this project. I am now off to work on another project. I will get a sneak peak up later this week end. have a great day and happy crafting.

Monday, November 22, 2010

More Challenges

This time I found some challenges using the image "This Little Piggy" from the character cafe.
The challenges I choose are:

Challenge being ~ Thank you

Challenge being ~ use at least 80% blue & white

Challenge being ~ A sketch

I had a great time making this card. This image is such a versitle image. I mean the image comes with birthday sayings, but can be changed to fit the need. The card stock  & ribbon are both from stampin up. The words used for the back ground are also from stampin up.I printed out the image three times. popped up his head and then popped up his snoot.  Hope you have enjoyed this post. Have a great day and happy crafting,


Been out and about in blog world again.  I can't belive how fast this year is coming to an end. I mean really Thanksgiving in three days and Christmas in a month. It seems almost as if we just got through with the 4th of July.  Ok now on to the challenges I found 4 differnt challenges for this fairy knoll image & saying:


 Challenge being to: Use red & cream

 Challenge being: A HOT CUPPA

 Challenge being: WINGS

 Challenge being a Sketch

I used copics and spica glitter pens to color the image. Then layered it using K&company background paper. The ribbon is from Stampin up. I hope you have enjoyed this project and be sure to stop back by to see more great things that are  coming up.

Design Team call for new Challenge blog


Wow, A friend of mine "Jerri" Is creating a new challenge blog and is looking for some design team members. You can find all the info you need at craft us crazy. The blog doesn't actually go live till Feb. So be sure and go by to see what she is wanting for design members. I hope to see you there. I know  will be trying out. Have a great day.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Feature Friday Challenge

This week at the character cafe is to use any

Natural colorMake a paper flower

     I choose to use the image "Stefan and Katherine" . I made an easel card & popped them up to make a scene.I had gotten some packs of stickers on sale and decided to make a Fall scene using them. Layering and popping up several stickers. I used the natural color "Soft Seude" from stampin up as my main background paper. I placed a paper made flower in the corner of the card.
      Hope you have enjoyed this project. Be sure and stop over to check out all the great stuff the rest of the design team has come up with. And while there join in on the great challenge. Hope you have a great week end and find some time for some crafting.     

Fairy Knolls Challange

Wow, Can you believe next week is "Thanksgiving". This year has gone by so fast. This week's challenge at fun at fairyknoll is


         I choose the image "Thanksful Pumpkins" I colored this image with copics. I printed it out 3 times and popped up the middle pumpkin, then I popped up the leaves again.I embossed the green card stock with pumpkins and vines. Added some die cut leaves & popped them up off the card. The background paper is from "Cosmo cricket".
          Hope you have enjoyed this post and join in on the challenge for a chance to win a free image. Also don't forget the blog hop and your chance to win all nine of the new images released. Thanks for stopping by & have a crafting good week end.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Fairy Knolls Blog Hop & New Releases

Welcome to the first fun at fairyknoll Blog Hop. If you came here from the ever so talented

Then your on the right track. If not start HERE. The hop will run through Sunday. Be sure and leave a comment in order to win a free image from the new releases.

If you leave a comment on the blogs you have a chance to win all 9 new images. Aren't they just great.

I choose to use the image "Decorating the Tree" I colored her with copics. Added sparkles glitter & liquid applique for snow. I wanted to do something diffenrt so I made a topper for a gift bag of gum. I am making these for a few co-workers who love to chew gum.

The next stop on this wonderful hop is at the talented blog of

Besure and go by and say hi to all the great team memebers for your chance to win all the wonderful new
images from

Have a great day and Happy Hopping.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Feature Friday Challenge

This week's challenge at the character cafe is to us

any kind

       I used the new image "Cardinal Birdhouse" I colored using copis. I popped up the cardinal & his scarf. I added liquid applique to look like snow. The background paper is from "Cosmo Cricket". I embossed the the red card stock with ornaments. The snow flakes are foam & from my stach.
       I hope you have enjoyed this post and stop over to check out all the great stuff the design team has come up with. While over at the blog why not join in on the challenge for your chance at some great images.
      This week I am in Missouri visiting my Family. I hope you get a chance this holiday season to spend some time with your family & it is as wonderful as my time with mine is. Havea great week and and happy crafting.

Fairy Knolls Challange

Well here it is challenge time  at fun at fairy knoll. This weeks challeneg is to

Changing Leaves (use the colors for inspiration or
use a leaf or two on your project)
      This image was a freebie a while back. I colored it using copics & spica glitter pens. I layered up a few of the leaves & flowers. the background circles are cut out using nestablities. I just love using them. The ribbon down the side is some I picked up at a sale at the scrap book store. The leaves were punched out of some scrap paper i had used to stamp on. { It just shows you what your trash can turn into. }
      As always the winner of the challeneg gets their choose of a free image. So check out the store and see what you could be winning.
      I am in Missouri this week seeing family. Hope your time with your family is as wonderful as mine is. Have a great week end and happy crafting.

Friday, November 5, 2010

New Releases and Blog Hop

     Wow it's blog hop and new release day again. Befor we know it Christmas will be here. Believe it or not I finished my Christmas shopping yesterday. I know that sounds sick huh. ok, on to why we are all here. If you came here from the ever so  talented                           
Then you are on the right track. If not go Here and start from the beginning. I had the great pleasure of using the image
 "Fredrik & Remy".

      I just think this is one of the cutest images. But then I love all thge images at the character cafe. I printed out the image thre times. I used copics to color.
     { I am going to start using pencils on some of my post. I had seen a post that some people would like to see pencils used . Because not everyone can afford copics. So I thought I would try and do at least one post a week using pencils.}
       I then layered Fredrik's leg , His head and then layered his eyes and hat again on top. I also layered Remy's nose & used sprakles on it.  I also layered his feet. I stamped out the "Merry Christmas" using a stampin up stamp.

What we’re asking of you, the hoppers…

Comment on all the DT member blogs to be eligible to win the Grand Prize

On Friday, each Designer will announce a winner from their comments to receive the digital stamp they worked with.

We’d love for you to become a follower of our blog, or member of character cafe, however, this is just a request, not a requirement to win anything. We know that once you try TCC, you’ll want to join us.

The Grand Prize winner will 2 new release images + a $5.00 gift certificate for the store
The next stop on this hop is 
                                    Hope your week end is great and have a crafty great day. 

Fairy Knolls Challange

Wow, Nov is moving right along. Here it is challenge time again at fun at fairy knoll . This week's challenge is

  Hot Mess (lots of something : layers, sparkle, images, ect.)

       I loved playing with this card. I used the image "Birthday Balloon Girl". I used lots of layers. I printed her out a couple times and colored her balloons & popped up some of them. I sponged the edges of the image & rounded the corners. I also added some bling on a couple corners.
      As always the winner of the challenge will recieve an image of their choose. There are so many to choose from that it may be hard to pick one.
      I hope you have enjoyed this project and go by and check out all the great things the other team members have to share. Have a great week end and happy crafting.