Monday, June 30, 2014

Do You Have a Super Hero?

Do you have a super hero? If you do, From the Heart Inspiration has the perfect digital stamp set for you. Super Birdbrain is the free stamp of the month set.

Isn't that a cute set? Great for Father's day, birthday or just because day. 

I actually made my card weeks ago, like maybe two. It has been sitting because I'm not sure that I'm going to continue entering this challenge.

Here is my card
I made my background on the computer. When I cut it, I wasn't thinking of the direction of the print and it ended up being cut for a top fold card. When I was ready to put it together, I realized my bird hero and sentiment were made for a side fold card. So, turn the background paper or the sentiment. I cut out the bird and pop dotted him to add dimension to the card.

Back to my statement above. I have been doing this challenge for a year, maybe two. While I have enjoyed getting the freebees and making my cards, I feel bad that I don't buy any. I make my post and link it to From the Heart challenge blog. Sometimes at the very end of the month, like this one, and then, between the 1st and the 3rd of the next month, I find a free digi in my mail box. So, depending on what July's digi is, this may be my last post. If this is my last post for this challenge, I want to thank Faith for all the wonderful free digital stamps she has sent me. Even if it isn't my last entry... Thank you Faith.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Sketch with a twist

Would you like to win five digital images? Well, there's a new challenge over at Your Scrapbook Place. All you have to do is follow a sketch. That's easy, right, but... there is a twist.
Here is the sketch:

Here is the twist: add a tag. You can't use any of the sketch pieces, but it can be any size and shape that suits you. It must have a hole with ribbon/fiber and be on the front of the card. Removable or stationary, your choice.  Five pieces plus a tag. Have fun Ladies.

The guest sponsor for this challenge, Creative Bug Digital Stamps, is offering five digital images to the winner of a random drawing 
In order to qualify for the drawing, you must link your entry back to Your Scrapbook Place 

CBD Marcella

Here is the tag

I chose this little guy because he is cute and I don't do well with coloring. I sized him to fit a tag, printed him on brown paper. I made some prints on white so I could color his hat, mouth, hands and feet. I gave him googly eyes and put a pom pom on his hat. 
I made the tag using the SU tag topper punch. Love that punch.

I chose the print paper that is on the card because it matches the design on the sock monkey. I changed the color many times before deciding on the green best. 
Hope to see an entry from you at the Your Scrapbook Place challenge blog. 
Take care


Monday, June 9, 2014

Anything Goes

IT'S A CRAFTING FREE-FOR-ALL, with a chance to win a set of Fiskars Embossing Plates and embossing tool to one lucky random winner at Your Scrapbook Place. To get to the challenge just click on Anything Goes . The challenge ends on June 14.

Here is my contribution

I don't normally do altered projects. But I entered a swap in May that was to make a Steno book cover. I've never done one but I did make an album cover once. Remember those padded album covers that were so popular many years back? Oh, I also altered a recipe box and a paint can, but I digress.

My reason for entering this swap is that I want to have something as prizes/gifts/awards for the TOPS group I belong to. We have contests among other things and I think that these steno books (most of us keep notes of one kind or another) would be nice as prizes. I will get six covers back plus my own. I can hardly wait.

Surely you have some craft item laying around that has never been posted that you could enter. Great time to let other bloggers know what you've been up to.  I hope to see your entry over at Your Scrapbook Place.

Thanks for stopping by. Take care and drive safe.