Saturday, December 1, 2018

Winter Cards 4 Kids - Send a Smile 4 Kids Challenge

It's the 1st Saturday of the month and that means it is time for another challenge at the Send a Smile 4 Kids Challenge Blog.  The theme for this challenge is Winter Cards 4 Kids or Anything Goes 4 Kids.  This challenge no longer has sponsors so you will be participating for pride not prize.

Send a Smile 4 Kids charity is dedicated to collecting and distributing handmade cards to children who are inpatient at Children's Hospitals.  Please send us your handmade kids' cards for holidays, birthdays, and everyday cheer.  Help us put a smile on our kids' faces.



Winter Card 4 Kids Card Recipe

It's time to make those winter cards which I think can be Christmas too.  I hadn't played with my Tim Holtz oxide inks lately, so I chose my favorite color combo.  But first I stamped my sentiment and snowflakes from My Favorite Things in Versamark Ink and heat set with Nuvo White Embossing powder.  I used a sponge dauber to strategically apply Faded Jeans, Wilted Violet and Salty Ocean.  Once I sponged the colors to my liking, I spritzed with water.  I went for lightly, but you can see I was a bit heavy handed in the corners.  I finished it up with rhinestones in the center of the snowflakes.

Thanks for stopping by the blog today.  Consider entering our challenge and donating your hand made cards to our great charity. 

Have a great day and enjoy the journey and some chocolate.

April

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Favorite Color Combination - Creative Knockouts

It is Thursday and that means it is time for a new challenge at the Creative Knockouts Challenge Blog.  This week's challenge is use your favorite color combination.  Our wonderful sponsor is A Day for Daisies and if you enter you have the chance to win a $8 gift certificate.

I used the image A Little Birdie Told Me to create my card.


Favorite Color Combo Card Recipe

This cute little kitty and birdie were colored with Copic markers.  I used a fun sentiment that seemed appropriate.  One of my favorite color combinations is purple and blue so that is what I used.

Enter your card in the challenge at Creative Knockouts for a chance to win.

Have a great day and enjoy the journey and some chocolate.

April


Saturday, November 17, 2018

Send a Smile 4 Kids Anything Goes Challenge

It's the 3rd Saturday of the month and that means it is time for another challenge at the Send a Smile 4 Kids Challenge Blog.  The theme for this challenge is Anything Goes 4 Kids.  This challenge no longer has sponsors so you will be participating for pride not prize.

Send a Smile 4 Kids charity is dedicated to collecting and distributing handmade cards to children who are inpatient at Children's Hospitals.  Please send us your handmade kids' cards for holidays, birthdays, and everyday cheer.  Help us put a smile on our kids' faces.



Be Merry Card Recipe

It's time to make those Christmas cards so I chose a poinsettia from Penny Black to make my first Christmas card of the season.  I colored the stamp with Tombo Markers and then spritzed the stamp with water.  I did this multiple times to get some shading which was made possible with my MISTI tool.  I used some gold water color for the splatter.  The BE Merry sentiment is from My Favorite Things.

Thanks for stopping by the blog today.  Consider donated hand made cards to our great charity.  Have a great day and enjoy the journey and some chocolate.

Have a great day and enjoy the journey and some chocolate.

April

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Thankful Thoughts at Creative Knockouts Challenge

It is Thursday and that means it is time for a new challenge at the Creative Knockouts Challenge Blog.  This week's challenge is thankful thoughts.  Our wonderful sponsor is Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps and if you enter you have the chance to win a $10 gift certificate.

I used the image Camper Digi to create my card.


Thankful Thoughts Card Recipe

This cute little camper was colored with Copic markers.  I created the grass and the sky.  The image and sentiment were layered on coordinating card stock.

Enter your card in the challenge at Creative Knockouts for a chance to win.

Have a great day and enjoy the journey and some chocolate.

April


Saturday, November 3, 2018

Clean and Simple Challenge at Creative Knockouts

It is Thursday and that means it is time for a new challenge at the Creative Knockouts Challenge Blog.  This week's challenge is clean and simple.  Our wonderful sponsor is Crafty Sentiments Designs and if you enter you have the chance to win 3 free images.

I used the image Couples to create my card.

Clean and Simple Card Recipe

This cute little image was colored with Copic Markers.  I added some swirlies to the butterflies.  

Enter your card in the challenge at Creative Knockouts for a chance to win.

Have a great day and enjoy the journey and some chocolate.

April


Saturday, October 20, 2018

Challenge #181 - Fall or Holiday Wishes 4 Kids or Anything Goes

It's the 3rd Saturday of the month and that means it is time for another challenge at the Send a Smile 4 Kids Challenge Blog.  The theme for this challenge is Fall or Holiday Wish Cards 4 Kids or Anything Goes 4 Kids.  This challenge no longer has sponsors so you will be participating for pride not prize.

Send a Smile 4 Kids charity is dedicated to collecting and distributing handmade cards to children who are inpatient at Children's Hospitals.  Please send us your handmade kids' cards for holidays, birthdays, and everyday cheer.  Help us put a smile on our kids' faces.



Happy Halloween Card Recipe

Since Halloween is right around the corner I've been enjoying jack-o-lanterns and purple candles with moons on them I made a Halloween card 4 the kids.  I also made my granddaughter a Halloween quilt with glow in the dark Halloween material.  I used an old hand me down stamp set from a company I don't know.  I actually have all my Halloween stamps and card stock in one case so I pulled some of the paper from my stash for the background.  I hadn't played with my Tim Holtz oxide inks lately so I pulled those out to make a background for my swirly witch and Happy Halloween sentiment.  Sparkly enamel dots from Doodlebug were used to top it all off.

Thanks for stopping by the blog today.  Consider donated hand made cards to our great charity.  Have a great day and enjoy the journey and some chocolate.

Have a great day and enjoy the journey and some chocolate.

April

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Halloween Challenge (Purple/Black/Orange/Green) - Creative Knockouts

It is Thursday and that means it is time for a new challenge at the Creative Knockouts Challenge Blog.  This week's challenge is to use lots of layers.  Our wonderful sponsor is All Dressed Up and if you enter you have the chance to win 3 free images.

I used the image All Dressed Up for Mummy to create my card.







Halloween Card Recipe

This cute little image was colored with Copic Markers.  I fussy cut the image and placed it on a background that was created with using Distress Oxide Inks and some water.

Enter your card in the challenge at Creative Knockouts for a chance to win.

Have a great day and enjoy the journey and some chocolate.

April


Winter Cards 4 Kids - Send a Smile 4 Kids Challenge

It's the 1st Saturday of the month and that means it is time for another challenge at the  Send a Smile 4 Kids Challenge Blog .  The th...