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Saturday, May 20, 2017

New Metallic Medium

Hi blogger friends!

So excited to share a new metallic medium today.

I got the new Crafter's Companions 3-D embossing folders and I ordered some wax metallic finish by Rub n Buff on Ebay and OMG! I'm blown away!

Entering in these challenges:

A Gem of a Challenge - #198 Spring Fever
Fab n Funky - #351 Stamp or Create a Background
Crafty Catz - #371 AAG/More Than 2 Layers
Crafty Creations - #341 AAG
Crafty Gals Corner - #123 Add Flowers
Creative Moments - #118 AAG
Penny's - #329 AAG
Polkadoodles - #20 AAG
QKR Stampede - #244 AG/Things w/Wings
Tuesday Throwdown - #343 Texture

These pictures don't due it justice because you can't really see the metallic on that beautiful embossing. It's quite stunning.
That's gray cardstock  using a darker finish called spanish copper. I love it.


And then the flowers are black cardstock using the ruby finish on them




That's it for today.
Thanks to all the challenges for lettin' me play along.
Blessings!
Pam D

A Baby Card

Hi blogger friends!

Got a baby card to share today.

Entering inthese challenges:

Aud Sentiment - #180 AG w/ a Senti
Crafty Cardmakers - #188 Add a Senti
Crafty Creations - #341 AAG
Crafty Sentiments - #Pastel Colors
Creative Moments - #118 AAG
Cut It Up - #122 Fun Folds
Dies R Us - #73 Shaped Cards
Inky Chicks - #83 BabyCards
Jo's Scrap Shack - #189 Triangles
Mustard Seed Faith - #6  Gods's Lullaby's
Pammies Inky Pinkies - #1720 AAG
Penny's - #329 AAG
Polkadoodles - #20 AAG
QKR Stampede - #244 AAG/Things w/ Wings

Dies R Us - used Spellbinders Labels 17 to cut the bottom and SB classic borders 2 to cut the top.
Cut It Up:     "




Thanks for takin' a peek and to all the challengers for lettin' me play along.
Blessings!
Pam D

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Birthday Box Card

Mornin' blogging world!

I've gotta box card to share today for a masculine birthday.

Entering in these challenges:
613 Ave Create - #197 AG/Make a Box
Brown Sugar- #250 Embossing
C.R.A.F.T. - #415 Birthday (Came in 2nd in Top 3!)
Crafty Cardmakers - #188 Add a Sentiment
Crafty Catz - #370 Mirror Paper
Creative Fingers - #130 AAG
Dies R Us - #73 Shaped Cards
Hiding in My Craftroom - #300 Super Scraps
My Time to Craft - #345 Masculine
Pammies Inky Pinkies - #1720 AAG
Polkadoodles - #19 AAG
Tuesday Throwdown = #343 Texture
Word Art Wednesday - #282-283 AAG

-Dies R Us: - Dies: box, Anna Griffin die; pegboard, axe and mallot, Our Daily Bread Designs dies; saw, paint brush, screw driver, pliers, Marianne dies.
-Hiding in My Craftroom: All the dies above were made from scraps, and mirror paper scraps.








Thanks for takin' a peek and to all the bloggers for lettin' me get my challenge on.
Blessings!
Pam D

Monday, May 15, 2017

Belated Mom's Day

Afternoon blogger peeps!

I have one more Mother's Day card I didn't get posted in time.

Entering in these challenges:
A Gem of a Challenge - #198 Spring Fever
Brown Sugar - #250 Embossing (WINNER and Top3!!)
Crafty Cardmakers - #188 Add a sentiment
Crafty Gal's Corner - #122 Bling
Creative Craft Cottage - #87 3 of a Kind
Creative Fingers - #130 AAG (Always Anything Goes)
Creative Moments - #117 AAG/Teacher Appreciation
Glitter n Sparkle - #239 For the Ladies/Mother's Day
Hiding in My Craftroom - #330 Super Scraps Saturday
Pammies Inky Pinkies - #1720 AAG
Penny's - #328 AAG
Polkadoodles - #19 AAG
Word Art Wednesday = #282-283 AAG

Hiding in My Craftroom - Scraps used for vines, punched flowers, window frame and senti die.

This is a dbl gatefold card using Crafter's Companion Die'sire Charlotte topper die.






That's it for today,
Thanks to the above blogs for lettin' me get my challenge on.
Blessings!!
Pam D

Friday, May 12, 2017

Even More Rare

Hey friends!

Another one of my rare scrapbook pages to share.

Entering in this challenge:
Hiding in My Craftroom - #NSD01 Scrapbook pages (Winner!)

Going back even further, this is a page of my oldest sister's wedding in Hawaii in the 70's!
Dig those afros and bell bottoms!!!




Thanks again,
Blessings!
Pam D

Thanks Dad!

Mornin' blogger peeps!

My first Father's Day card to share today.

Entering in these challenges:
Crafty Catz - #370 Mirror Paper
Creative Fingers - #130 AAG
My time to Craft - #345 Masculine
Our Daily Bread Designs - #286 Just Say Thanks
The Paper Shelter - #293 Love is in the Air
Word Art Wednesday - #282-283 AAG

Got this idea from a pinterest pin.
It was originally two seperate cards, but I decided to make it into a trifold card.




Love the gift card idea!


Thanks for stoppin' by and to all the challengers for lettin' me play along.
Blessings!
Pam D

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Gotta love tulips!!

Hey blogger friends!

Another flower card to share, this time tulips, I just love these!

Entering in these challenges:

Aloha Friday - #94 AG (anything goes) /For Moms
Aud Sentiments - #179 Flowers and a sentiment
Brown Sugar - #249 Mother'sDay
Catch the Bug - #5-2 AG
Crafting With Friends - #AG
Crafty Cardmakers - #188 Add a Sentiment
Crafty Catz - #369 Use 5 of Anything (WINNER!!!)
Creative Craft Cottage - #87 3 of a Kind
Creative Fingers - 129 AG
Crafty Sentiments - Bright Colors
Creative Moments - #117 AG/ Teachers Appreciation
Die Cutting Divas - #316 Mother's Day/Feminine
Dies R Us - #72 Flowers
Hiding in My Craftroom - #NSD#2 May Flowers
Inky Chicks - #82 Butterflies
Jo's Scrap Shack - #187 AG
Pammies Inky Pinkies - #1719 AG
Penny's - #328 AG
Polkadoodles - #18 AG
QKR Stampede - #242 AG/Feminine
Word Art Wednesday - #282-283 AG

I saw this on Valita's Designs and Fresh Folds a few years ago and decided I wanted to give it a try, so here's my version.





Thanks for stoppin' by and to all the challengers for lettin' me play along.
Blessings!
Pam D

...bring May flowers!

Hi blogger friends!

Today it got up into the 70s, beautiful day here in the Pacific Northwest and has been for the last 3 days....we're on a roll, woohoo!

I was on Pinterest this weekend and saw this card and thought I'd give it a shot.

Entering in these challenges:
A Gem of a challenge - #193 Embossing-Either
Aud Sentiment - #179 Flowers and a Sentiment
Brown Sugar - #249 Mothers Day
Catch the Bug - #5-2 Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends - #42 Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - #369 AG/Use 5 of Something
Crafty Cardmakers - #188 Add a Sentiment
Creative Craft Cottage - #87 3 of a Kind
Creative Fingers - #129 AG (anything goes)
Creative Moments - #117 AG/Teacher Appreciation
Cut It Up - #121 Wings
Die Cutting Divas - #316 Mother's Day/Feminine
Dies R Us - #72 Flowers
Hiding in My Craftroom - NSD#2 May Flowers
Inky Chicks - #82 Butterflies
Jo's Scrap Shack - #187 AG
Aloha Friday - #94 AG/For Moms
Polkadoodles - #18 AG
Pammies Inky Pinkies - #1718 AG
Penny's - #328 AG
QKR Stampede - #242 AG/ Feminine
Tuesday Throwdown - #342 Doodles
Word Art Wednesday - #282-283 AG


The flower cluster on top are circle dies and scored and folded into this shape. Thought that was pretty clever.


The second two are smaller circle dies with scalloped edges, thought I'd see what those looked like, came out ok.



Thanks for takin' a peek and to all the challengers for lettin' me play along!
Blessings!
Pam D

Monday, May 1, 2017

Mother's Day Card

Happy Monday blogger friends!

Got a Mother's Day card to share today.

Entering in these challenges:
613 Ave Create - #196 Anything Goes/Spring Has Sprung
Brown Sugar - #248 No Image/Just a Sentiment
C.R.A.F.T. - #413 Inspired By a Book
Crafting With Friends - #42 Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers - #187 Pearls or Gems
Creative Fingers - #129 Anything Goes
Dies-R-Us - #72 Flower Dies
Glitter n Sparkle - #237 Flower Power
Hiding in My Craftroom - #299 Freestyle/Anything Goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - #186 Anything Goes
Pammies Inky Pinkies - #1718 Anything Goes
Penny's - #327 Anything Goes
Polkadoodles - #17 Anything Goes

C.R.A.F.T. - Book - Mommy Dearest

This is a gatefold card using Crafter's Companion Die'sire Elizabeth die.




Flowers are string flower dies by Sue Wilson with a little bling in the centers



That's it for today, thanks for takin' a peek and to all the challengers for lettin' me play along, you're awesome!

Blessings!
Pam D

Sunday, April 16, 2017

An Easter Card

Morning blogger friends and a most happy and blessed Easter!

My one and only Easter card for this year.
I got the idea from Pinterest, and added my own take on it by adding more stamps and embellies.

Entering in these challenges:
613 Ave Create - #196 Anything Goes/Spring
Crafting with Friends - #41 Anything Goes
Craft Rocket - #36 Inspired by a Book or Movie
Glitter n Sparkle - #235 Easter (WINNER!! Woohoo)
Hiding in My Craftroom - #297 Tic Tac Toe
My Time to Craft - #343 No Designer Paper
Penny's - #324 Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday - #278/279 Anything Goes
Pammies Inky Pinkies - #1715 Anything Goes
QKR Stampede - #239 Flowers/Anything Goes

Craft Rocket: Movie: The Passion
Hiding in My Craftroom - Flowers, stripes and blending



I made the sunrise by using a long piece of paper about a 3/8" thick as a guide and a yellow and a orange ink pad and sponging it on with a dauber. Turned out quite nice.


 I just love these string flowers by Sue Wilson (UK) I just got from ebay.


                           Inside


Thanks for takin' a peek and to all the challengers for lettin' me play along!
Blessings,
Pam D

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

More Fun!

Hi blogger peeps!

Having more fun with Crafter's Companion Rustic Cottage papers, dies and folders kit.

Entering in these challenges:
613 Ave. Create - # Anything goes/ Spring
Allsorts - #410 Bring on the Bling
Aud Sentiments - #177 #7/Birthday or Anything But a Card
Brown Sugar - #245 Anything Goes
Creative Craft Cottage - #85 Dies or Punches
Crafting With Friends - #40 Anything Goes
Creative Fingers - #127 Anything Goes
Creative Moments- #115 Anything Goes
Glitter n Sparkle - #233 Spring
Jo's Scrap Shack - #183 Anything Goes
Pammy's Inky Pinkies - #1715 AnythingGoes
Penny's - #324 Anything Goes
Polkadoodles - wk #14 Anything Goes
QKR Stampede - #238 Easter/Anything Goes (Won Top 5!!)
Word Art Wednesday - #278 & 279

Don't know if you can see it or not, but the corners, the edge of the filagree border, the filagree flourish, and the border of the labels die are all glittered.





Thanks to all the challenges for lettin' me play along.
Blessings!
PamD

Happy 25th!

Hi blogger friends!

This is a card I just made for my son's 25th birthday who loves moter cycles.

Entering in this challenge:
Aud Sentiment - #177  Birthday/#7 or Anything But a Card
Creative Craft Cottage - #85 Dies and/or Punches
Craft Rocket - #36 Inspired By a Book or Movie (Design Team Fav & Top 5!)
Creative Fingers - #127 Anything Goes
Creative Moments - #115 Anything Goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - # 183 Anything Goes
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - #1715 Anything Goes
Penny's - #324 Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday - #278 & 279 Anything Goes

Craft Rocket: Movie: Easy Rider

The cycle, senti label and son dies are cut from silver mirror paper, the gears and corners are from Tim Holts. The son die is from Anna Griffin.

Don't know if you can see it or not, but the black paper on top has a leather look to it. Someone gave me a couple of sheets for ordering from them, can't remember who.




Thanks for stoppin' by and to all the challenges for lettin' me play along!
Blessings,
Pam D

Monday, April 10, 2017

My First Window Box!

Hi blogger friends!
Just back on my feet after being down sick for a week with a nasty cold, whew!
I hate being sick.

I just made my first window box from Anna Griffin's window box kit, so much fun!
What's great about this kit is that it comes with the die to make as many boxes as you like after the kit runs out.

I've been on pinterest and have found so many great ideas for other themes, can't wait to get started!

Entering in these challenges:
613 Ave. Create - #196 Anything Goes/Anything Spring
Aud Sentiment - #177 Birthday/#7 or Anything But a Card
Brown Sugar - #245 Anything Goes
Creative Craft Cottage - #85 Dies or Punches
Crafting With Friends - #40 Anything Goes
C.R.A.F.T.  - #410 Plums Color Combo
Craft Rocket - #36 Inspired By a Book or Movie
Creative Fingers - #127 Anything Goes
Inky Chicks - #81 Use Purple
Glitter n Sparkle - #234 Spring
Inspiration Destination - #125 Anything Goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - #183 Anything Goes
Pammies Inky Pinkies - #1715 Anything Goes (Won Top 3!)
Penny's - #323 Anything Goes
Pinspirational  - #187 Flowers and bikes
Polkadoodle - #14 Anything Goes
QKR Stampede - #238 Anything Goes/Easter
Word Art Wednesday - #276 -277 Anything Goes

For Craft Rocket: Movie: A Tale of Springtime




                      I just love hummingbirds!


                    I added a butterfly dazzles on the sides



That's it for now,
Blessings!
Pam D