Monday, 10 February 2020

~~ #144 Cute Pie Challenge ~~


Hi folks,
Hope you had a good weekend.
I'm scheduling this post as I'm watching the Academy Awards
....a favourite every year.

Today starts a new challenge at

The Cutie Pie Challenge #144

where we are happy to be sponsored by the fabulous

Bugaboo Stamps

I've used a digital image called Mouse Balloons
available here in the shop.



Coloured with Copics
Sizzix dies 

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thank for stopping by today.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Saturday, 8 February 2020

~~All you Need is Love at Sweet Stampin ~~~

Hi folks,
I'm back again this week with my card for
I stamped and coloured with Copics these cute images and sentiment from
My Favorite Stamps set Wonderful Woodland Friends

I placed this white card on black cardstock to get a better picture.


Grass cut using MFT dies and then embossed
Frames both made using MFT dies

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks so much for stopping by today.
Hope you get a chance to stop by the blog and see the fabulous
inspiration from my talented team mates.
hugs.
Pat K xx

Friday, 7 February 2020

~~~ Anything Christmas Goes Tribute to Eileen at Winter Wonderland ~~~

Hey folks,
I'm back from two wonderful weeks in Aruba
We had a fabulous time with friends, old and new.
It continues to be our go-to island to escape the ice and snow...how lucky are we.

I seem to have lost my mojo while I was away so have been struggling this week
to get my DT commitments accomplished.

Today starts a new challenge at

Winter Wonderland Challenge

where we are remembering Eileen 
the lovely lady who started this great challenge.

 The theme is
Anything Christmas Goes

We are sponsored by the wonderful

Sheepski Designs

I've coloured with Copics a digital image called
"Snowboardin"  available here in the shop.




I've continued to source some of my design paper from
my large collection of scraps. 
"Merry" die cut is from Simon Says Stamp

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks so much for stopping by today.
hugs,
Pat K xx



Saturday, 25 January 2020

~~~ Sweet Stampin ...use those scraps ~~~

Hi folks,
Hope all is well.

Today starts a new challenge at

Sweet Stampin Challenge

where we have a great theme for you..."Use those Scraps"

I know I'm not alone in saying I have a few bags of scraps.
There is a lot of white so this is what I've used mostly on my card.
The polka dot paper was just the right size to put on the top.

The sentiment is a stamp from Simon Says Stamp
The star of the day is that little pre-coloured gnome available at Sublimation Designs
Thank you Diane for sharing this great site.


Thank  you so much for  stopping by today.
I hope you get a chance to stop by the blog and be inspired by my talented team mates.

hugs,
Pat K xx

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

~~~ Fab'n'Funky ~~use a Doily


Hi folks,  Hope this finds you well.  

Today starts a new challenge at

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #465

where our lovely N-Eva has asked us to "use a doily"

No colouring for me today.
I've used a StampinUp embossing folder for the background,
Square doily is cut using a Cheery Lynn die.
Leaves - Memory Box
Sentiment stamped and embossed on vellum
Top banner cut with MFT die





Thank so much for stopping by today.
Hope to see you playing along with us.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Monday, 13 January 2020

~~ Cute, Clean & Simple ~~~

Hi there, Happy Monday everyone.

We are off to a great start at

The Cutie Pie Challenge #143

where our theme is "Cute, Clean & Simple"

Our sponsor this week is

My card is very simple...an image from a LOTV  pad
cut using MB die and MFT stamp added
then mounted on navy paper.
I did enhance the image using Copics


I would like to enter the following challenges:
Dragonfly Dreams  - January
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends C122 5th Anniversary Challenge

I do hope you get a chance to stop by the blog and see the wonderful
inspiration from my talented team mates.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Saturday, 11 January 2020

~~~ Thank You ~~~~

Hi folks,

Hope this finds you well.

Today starts a new challenge at

Sweet Stampin Challenge

where we have "Thank You" as the theme.

I've coloured  with Copics a Marcella Hawley digital stamp.
I chose the image with the light lines.
I saved this for a quiet afternoon, just me and my Copics.
The "thanks" stamp is by Inkadinkado and actually says
Thanks for Thinking of Me.  I taped the wording and just stamped "Thanks"
I used the complete stamp on the inside.


Copics:
Tulips - RV19, 04, 02,000, 0000
Stems: Y19, 23
Leaves: G17, 19, 07, 03, YG13
Hobnail Pitcher - N3, N0
MFT scallop square die
White layer embossed with SU Country Floral Embossing Folder

I would like to enter the following challenges:
As you Like it Challenge - Thank You
Sheepski Designs Challenge #34
Southern Girls Challenge 
The Flower Challenge #40

Thanks for visiting. Hope you get a chance to play along with us.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Wednesday, 8 January 2020

~~~ No Design Paper ~~~


Hi everyone,

It's time for a new challenge at

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #463

where our lovely Chris is the host choosing the theme

"No Design Paper"

I dug deep in my scrap pile of coloured paper to create this rainbow
using my new MFT Rainbow Bright die.
  I've stamped the splatter using StampinUp Touches of Texture stamp.
Word cut using QuicKutz Diesel Classic upper case and shadow
The dark colour paper is actually indigo, sorry it did not show up that way on the photo.


I also made one for the inside...lovin this new die!
Card is 5 x 6 1/2"

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Always Fun Challenge #144
Arty Divas Challenge #12
Dream Valley Challenge #216
Make My Monday Challenge #113
Tuesday Throwdown #448

Thanks Chris for a great challenge.
I'm happy you all stopped by...
hugs,
Pat K xx

Friday, 3 January 2020

~~~ Little Friends ~~~ Winter Wonderland

Hi everyone,

Happy New Year!
I hope you had a wonderful Christmas.

Today starts the first Challenge of the new year for

Winter Wonderland 

where our lovely Geesji is hosting with a theme of "Little Friends"

Our sponsor is Wink Wink Ink and I've used one of their
precoloured images called "Seasons Tweetings" available here in the shop.



StampinUp embossing folder used on the background.
MFT dies and stamps 
Sentiment dry embossed 
Tim Holtz Oxide inks used for the background

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Saturday, 21 December 2019

~~~ New Year....New Start or Hogmanay at Sweet Stampin Challenge


Hi everyone,

Today is the beginning of a 2 week challenge at

Sweet Stampin Challenge

where our theme is

"New Year....or New Start....or Hogmanay"

I've coloured with Copics a digi from Mo's Digital 
Pencil called Peace, Love, Hope

Sentiment is from SU Timeless Tidings stamp set
using Tranquil Tide ink.  The year is created in word. 


Thanks for stopping by.
Wishing you all a Very Merry Christmas.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

~~ One of my Favourites ~~


Hi everyone,

I would like to share with you one of my favourite cards
for this season.  It uses a digi from Chrissy Armstrong at Whimsy Stamps
called Feed the Birds that I've
coloured with Copics and paper pieced her embossed hat 
and the colt's blanket using Recollections Christmas Plaids paper
Dies and stamp, MFT. 


I would like to enter the following challenges

Thanks for stopping by today.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

~~ Winter Clothing at Fab'n'Funky ~~

Hi everyone,

Such a wonderful, busy time of the year but we still have time
 for some paper crafting at the new Challenge at
I am hosting and have chosen the theme "Winter Clothing"

I was happy to win at A Perfect Time to Craft Challenge recently and chose
these cute penguins as my prize from Crafts U Print.
I do love their hats, scarves and that cute sweater. 


Die cuts - Memory Box
Sentiment - MFT
DP - Stampin Up
StampinUp embossing folder

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Dream Valley Challenge #215
The Holly and Ivy Challenge #62
Try it on Tuesday Challenge 
Crafty Cardmakers #247

Thanks for stopping by today.
Play along with us if you can - we'd love to see you there.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Monday, 9 December 2019

Christmas at The Cutie Pie Challenge

Hi everyone,

Hope your weekend was a fun one.

Today is the beginning of a new challenge at

The Cutie Pie Challenge #142

where we would like to see your

cute Christmas creations

Our sponsor is Crafty Sentiments and I've coloured
with Copics this cutie from the shop.




Marianne die cut in silver. Frame is MFT
Stamp is an oldie from Flourished.org

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by. Hope you can play along with us.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Friday, 6 December 2019

~~ Anything Christmas Goes at Winter Wonderland ~~

Hi folks,
Another snowy day here in my corner...pretty to look at.

Today starts a new challenge at

Winter Wonderland Challenge

hosted by our lovely team mate Louise
We have an Anything Goes Christmas theme.

Our sponsor this month is


I've coloured with copics Magical Tree Santa
available here in the shop.


Paper - StampinUp
MFT border die
Holly corner pockets - Michaels

I would like to enter the following challenge:
Christmas Crafts All Year Long - December
MAWTT #112
MLCCB #17 


Hope you can play along with us this month and thanks for visiting.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Saturday, 30 November 2019

~~Blue & White for St. Andrews Day~~



Hello folks,

Happy St. Andrews Day!

Today starts a new challenge at

Sweet Stampin Challenge

where we are celebrating "St.Andrews Day"
 and continuing with our 10th birthday celebration.
We would like you to use blue and white on your creations or
any celebration card design will do.

I've used a StampinUp stamp with MFT dies.
Sentiment is also from MFT




I would like to enter the following challenges:

Stop by the blog and see the wonderful inspiration
from my team mates.
Thanks for visiting  today,
hugs,
Pat K xx