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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Craftin Desert Divas April Release Day 3!!

Welcome to the Craftin Desert Diva's April 2014 Stamp Release Week!!


Are you ready for more sneak peeks??

This is Day 3 of 4 of the April stamp release party!! Each day we will be giving you a sneak peek at one of the four new stamp sets. Then, on Saturday and Sunday, we will have a blog hop with prizes each day. The design team has some amazing creations to start this stamp release party.

Today we are showcasing the Sugar and Spice stamp set. All of the new stamps are 4x6 and Made in the USA. Stamps will be available to order on Sunday.

We have a new Craftin Desert Divas Shop and a Craftin Desert Divas Gallery Facebook group.We would love for you to join us and share your creations with us using Craftin Desert Diva's stamps. In this group we show previews first, have giveaways and much more!!

Here's my project:


For my card, I used papers from My Mind's Eye. The base is a Spellbinders Grand Large Labels die followed by a Large Labels die.


The baby stroller is a Die-Versions Precious Cargo die that was popped up with foam tape for dimension. The tired are adorned with Prima's Say It In Crystals Circles. The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts. The button on the center of the bow is a Die-Versions Button die. The banners on the end are Lil' Inker Designs Stitched Flag dies.


The tag is also a Lil' Inker Designs Stitched Flag die. It's A Girl is from the new Sugar and Spice stamp set.


I am linking this up at the following challenges:
  1. DL.Art - April Linky
  2. Just B Creative Crazy - April Linky
  3. Pause, Dream, Enjoy - Anything Goes
Sneak Peek Giveaway!!

All you have to do is leave a comment on each of our blogs! You are NOT required to comment on EVERY SINGLE blog, but the more you comment on, the better chance you have for winning!! Just click on the DT's name to get to their blog.

Tara will announce today's winner tomorrow. The winner will be picked from a different blog every day, so be sure to visit and leave comments.

Thanks so much for stopping by!! Be sure to come back tomorrow for another sneak of a new stamp set!!

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Craftin Desert Divas April Release Day 2!!

Welcome to the Craftin Desert Diva's April 2014 Stamp Release Week!!


Are you ready to get the sneak peeks started? I am!!

This is Day 2 of 4 of the April stamp release party!! Each day we will be giving you a sneak peek at one of the four new stamp sets. Then, on Saturday and Sunday, we will have a blog hop with prizes each day. The design team has some amazing creations to start this stamp release party.

Today we are showcasing the Simply Said stamp set. All of the new stamps are 4x6 and Made in the USA. Stamps will be available to order on Sunday.

We have a new Craftin Desert Divas Shop and a Craftin Desert Divas Gallery Facebook group.We would love for you to join us and share your creations with us using Craftin Desert Diva's stamps. In this group we show previews first, have giveaways and much more!!

Here's my project:


For my card, I used papers from Prima's Princess paper stack. The base is a Spellbinders Grand Scalloped circle, followed by two Grand Circles.


The next layer is a Xcut Doily die adorned with crystal gems. A Die-Versions Lucky Scallop Die that was popped up with foam tape for dimension. A Memory Box Butterfly die was cut in the center of the scallop and then cut again in different paper and popped inside.


The tag is a Lil' Inker Designs Stitched Flag die. Just Because is from the new Simply Said stamp set.

I am linking this up at the following challenges:
  1. DL.Art - April Linky
  2. Just B Creative Crazy - April Linky
  3. Pause, Dream, Enjoy - Anything Goes
Sneak Peek Giveaway!!!

All you have to do is leave a comment on each of our blogs! You are NOT required to comment on EVERY SINGLE blog, but the more you comment on, the better chance you have for winning!! Just click on the DT's name to get to their blog.

Tara will announce today's winner tomorrow. The winner will be picked from a different blog every day, so be sure to visit and leave comments.

Thanks so much for stopping by!! Be sure to come back tomorrow for another sneak of a new stamp set!!

Monday, April 21, 2014

Bonjour!!

Happy Monday!! I hope you had a wonderful Easter and that the Easter Bunny brought you lots of yummy goodies...or crafty supplies!! It was such a beautiful weekend here - sunny and high 70's. The sunsets were vibrant and gorgeous. The trees are budding, the grass is green...spring may finally be here to stay (knock on wood ;)


I have a springtime in Paris tag to share with you today :) The base is a Prima Mixed Media Tag Pad. The papers are from Prima's En Francais paper stack. The edges were distressed with a Zutter Distress-It-All and inked with Tim Holtz Walnut Distress Ink. The gorgeous crinkle ribbon is from my sweet friend Karen of Little Scrap Pieces.


I used a Julie Nutting Priscilla w/Top Hat Doll stamp. She was stamped on old book paper. Her black lace was created with heavyweight black cardstock and a stamp from Tim's Floral Tattoo stamp set that was heat embossed with white embossing powder. Tulle was used for her skirt. The sentiment banner is a Lil' Inker Designs Stitched Flag Die. Smooches is from JustRite's Ooh La La French Frills stamp set.


The adorable Poodle is a CottageCutz die. She was covered with Doodlebug Designs Sugar Coating Lily White Glitter and given a collar of crystal gems from Prima's Say It In Crystals.


The flowers are a mixture of Prima and The Paper Studio. Copper wire was twisted and added among the blooms.


The Eiffel Tower is a CottageCutz die and it was adorned with crystals. The larger butterfly is my favorite Memory Box Butterfly die, also covered in Doodlebug Designs Sugar Coating. The smaller butterfly is a punch. The banners are Taylored Expressions Banner Stacklets 1 dies, adorned with Prima Say It In Crystals. The side tag is a Spellbinders Address Book die. Ooh La La and Bonjour are from the JustRite Ooh La La French Frills Stamp set.


I am entering this in the following challenges:
  1. Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Animals
  2. Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Big Stamp (the Prima doll stamps are big!!)
  3. Little Scrap Pieces - Show It Off Saturday
  4. DL.Art - April Linky
  5. Pause, Dream, Enjoy - Anything Goes
  6. Hiding in My Craft Room #145 - Flowers
  7. Fairy Tale Challenge - Butterflies
  8. Scrapping4funChallenge - Use Stamp/Digi Image
  9. Crafty Girls Challenge - Anything Goes
  10. ScrapIt Girl April Challenge - Tags and Bags
  11. Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
  12. All Crafts Challenge April/May - Anything But a Card
  13. Crafty Boots Challenge - Sparkle
  14. Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes
Thanks so much for stopping by!!

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Happy Easter!!

I wish you all a very happy and blessed Easter!!



Friday, April 18, 2014

Die-Versions Post - Happy Birthday

Happy Good Friday everyone!! I hope you have fun plans for the Easter weekend!! It's my turn to post on the Die-Versions blog and I would love for you to stop by and say hello :)


I used two dies from the awesome new Die-Versions April Release for this card, as well as several other DV dies. The papers are from Prima's Nature's Garden stack and the edges were distressed with a Zutter Distress-It-All. The new Whispers Circles Background serves as the base and the Whispers Butterfly Border is the strip along the card. I love these dies...they add such amazing dimension.


On the edges of the Whispers Circles Background die, I used the Whispers Loopy Lace die and added crystal gems. "Happy" was created with A Little Mint Font. "Birthday" is a Birthday Sweet Wordlet die. I used a Whispers Butterfly Garden die to cut vellum and added it among the flowers, which are a mixture of Wild Orchid Crafts, Prima and The Paper Studio. Some green wire was curled and added among the flowers as well. A Wee Petite Button die was added in the center of the bow.


I used the Whispers Butterfly Border on the inside as well and added some of the punched butterflies to the sentiment. The flower stamp is from Stampendous. The sentiment is from CardzTV's Good Times stamp set.


I am entering this in the following challenges:
  1. Little Scrap Pieces - Show It Off Saturday
  2. DL.Art - April Linky
  3. Wild Orchid Crafts - 3 Different Flowers
  4. Pause, Dream, Enjoy - Anything Goes
  5. Crafty Girls Challenge - Anything Goes
  6. Cut it Up Challenge - Birthday
  7. Fab 'n' Funky Challenge - Flowers
  8. Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
  9. The Crafty Bloggers Network - Die Cuts or Embossing
  10. The Paper Girls Challenge #53 - Birthday
Thanks so much for stopping by!!


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