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Challenge #9 for Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge Blog


Well hello there Paper Peeps! It’s time for another fun challenge with Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge Blog.  The theme for this challenge is “Fold It” How fun is that?????  First a word from our fabulous sponsors…..

10403030_10204149971577331_1907008936599992874_nStencils made by artists for artists. Unique designs for people who LOVE stencils like we LOVE stencils. Owned and operated by artist Mary Beth Shaw.

I’m sharing my project which is my very first fancy fold card…..and let me just tell you….it was super fun to make!

IMG_3477I used the WorldWin cardstock which was perfect with the Graphic 45 Couture paper collection! The black borders really helped to separate the patterned papers…and you all know how I like to layer! I did a fair amount of fussy cutting and layering. I wanted a pretty frame image to show when I opened the card so I used my Cricut Fancy Frames cartridge. Once it was cut…I gave it a good coat of black Stickles.  I also added a little bling to the ladies hair which matches the Stickling I did on her dress.

IMG_3479Here is the card opened. More of the coordinating Couture papers. Loving this color scheme!

IMG_3478I used my Stencil Girls Stencil to add pattern to the Off White Checkerboard Satin Ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon. First I inked it with a teal chalk ink then stenciled on the pattern with Black Soot Distress Ink. I topped it off with a little Black Netting and another blingy embellishment.

I can’t wait to see what fabulous folded projects you all come up with! It’s easy peasy to enter your creation at Craft Hoards Anonymous Challenge Blog.

The CHA DT teamies are sharing their projects too….and let me tell you they are out of this world awesome….hop on over and check em out and don’t forget to leave them a little love for sharing…..I know I will

Donna,Glenda,Gloria,Karen, Pam, Tammi, Amber,Christy, Debbie,Jan, .

Okay Peeps..that’s all for me…..off to work on kits today. I’m wishing you all a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative : ) G

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Challenge #5 at Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge Blog


Well good morning to all of you fabulous Paper Peeps! Today begins a new Challenge at C.H.C.A.B. This time the theme is “Pick a stamp, any stamp.”

CHACB-blinkieWe have an extra special prize this time generously donated by the folks at Hampton Art:

1973413_10203750582992866_1517939214_oHampton Art, founded in 1980 in picturesque Long Island, NY, has been inspiring stampers, crafters and papercraft enthusiasts for over 20 years. One of the earliest “art stamp” companies, Hampton has transformed over the years to become a complete provider of creative products such as stamps, inks, papers, kids crafts, stationery, scrapbooking supplies, and card making accessories for crafters of every age and skill level. We focus on working together with other companies through strong, personal relationships and licensing partnerships to consistently bring fun, inspiring products to market. We have a portfolio of brands including Hampton Art™, Studio G™, Diffusion, Ditto™, and our latest addition, Ki Memories®, acquired in 2012. Our products can be found via most national craft retailers at over 5000 stores across the US and Canada. We also ship to 20 different countries across the globe. Hampton was acquired by National Spinning Co, Inc. of Washington, NC, our current home, in 2008. For more information, visit our Website.  ******The prize is the rolling craft cart only and does not include the craft supplies inside  shown for the purpose of display only*****

I decided to create a card. I stamped the sentiment as well as the layered flowers.

IMG_3161I added a whole lot of bling and flowers…and flowers with bling on top , and paper patterns from KI Memories. The beautiful ribbon is Capri Blue Diamond Satin from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

 IMG_3163I created the blue flowers by stamping the flower image on light blue cardstock….trimming them out, cutting between the leaves and layering them. Last but not least I topped them off with a large pearly center.

Okay…now it’s your turn to get your craft on and make a great project using a stamped image as your focal point…then link it up HERE to play along with us in the challenge.

The other fabulous girlies on the Design team have come up with some projects that will really knock your socks off….hop on over to check em out and leave them a little love for their wonderful projects! I know I will :

Donna, Glenda, Gloria, Karen, Pam, Tammi, Amber, Christy, Debbie, Jan, Kathy.

Just in case you missed my last post….we shared our new video tutorial for the Mini Vintage Book.

1backgroundminibooktutorialThis is the little book we added to the Olde’ Curiosity Shoppe Collage…we got lots of requests for a tutorial and I’m happy to announce that we got all the way through the video without me hot gluing myself to the little book…boo yah!

Okay that’s it for me this morning…I’m off to do the grocery shopping and work on kits for tomorrows class : ) I’m wishing you all a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative : ) G