Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Die Cuttin' Divas Santa or Reindeer Challenge



Hope you have all your shopping done! Only 5 more days until Christmas :)

This will be our last challenge for the year at Die Cuttin' Divas

We will be taking the week between Christmas and New Years off.

In keeping with the Christmas holiday,  our challenge is Santa or Reindeer.





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For my card, I went with Santa and used a couple of different cut files from Silhouette Studio to come up with my design.

I saw something similar on the internet and had create my own version.









A couple of pom-poms for the hat and nose, and a little twinkle in his eyes and we're all set!











Supplies used: Card stock - kraft, white, red, and black; pom-poms - my stash; rub on - American Crafts; patterned paper - Target.


Now pop on over to Die Cuttin' Divas and see all the fabulous inspiration the rest of the design team has come up with.


Hope to see you playing along with us!!!!



Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Die Cuttin' Divas Bells Are Ringing Challenge



My daughter and I were busy little bakers over the weekend.

We made Fudge, Mocha Truffle cookies, Mounds Balls and white chocolate dipped Ginger Snaps!
Mmmm, mmmm good.

We still need to make Snowballs and Apricot Crescent cookies and our Christmas baking will be complete :)

Since it is Tuesday we have a new challenge for you over at Die Cuttin' Divas

This week our challenge is Bells Are Ringing - use jingle bells, sleigh bells, etc.



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I decided to make a Christmas ornament that I saw on Pinterest. 

I cut the words out in vinyl on my Silhouette Cameo, and attached them to a clear ornament.










Then I simply added jingle bells to the ornament and tied it with a festive bow.







Easy, peasy and super cute!








Supplies used: Clear ornament, wired ribbon, jingle bells - Michaels; vinyl - my stash; vut file - Silhouette Studio.


Now pop on over to Die Cuttin' Divas and see all the fabulous inspiration the rest of the design team has come up with.


Hope to see you playing along with us!!!!



Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Die Cuttin' Divas Sketch Challenge



Well, we are well on our way to the Christmas Holidays!

I've got the house decorated inside and out, now to move on to baking!!
Mmmmm! Love those Christmas cookies :)

Since it is Tuesday we have a new challenge for you over at Die Cuttin' Divas

This week our challenge is a sketch challenge, use red and green.

We were to use our favorite sketch of the year.



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I used sketch #46 in the bottom right hand corner for my card.











The ornament is a cut file from Miss Kate Cuttables, which you can purchase here









Supplies used: card stock -white, 3 shades of red, 3 shades of green; patterned papers were scraps from my scrap box; cut file by Miss Kate Cuttables;  stamp by Studio G; rhinestones by Studio G.



Now pop on over to Die Cuttin' Divas and see all the fabulous inspiration the rest of the design team has come up with.


Hope to see you playing along with us!!!!



Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Die Cuttin' Divas Make It Sparkle Challenge



I hope all of you enjoyed your Thanksgiving holiday!

I had a wonderful weekend spent with my family. Good food, great conversations, fun times playing board games, only problem was it went by to fast.

Since it is Tuesday we have a new challenge for you over at Die Cuttin' Divas

This week our challenge is Make It Sparkle.



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I created a Christmas card using snow flake dies by Lawn Fawn to make a wreath










I made the bow with a cut file from Silhouette Studio.













Supplies used: card stock -recycled white, silver and blue glitter, blue metallic; Dies by Lawn Fawn; cut file by Silhouette Studio;  stamp from Michaels.



Now pop on over to Die Cuttin' Divas and see all the fabulous inspiration the rest of the design team has come up with.


Hope to see you playing along with us!!!!



Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Die Cuttin' Divas Anything Goes Challenge



Is everyone looking forward to Thanksgiving? I know I am!  Such a wonderful holiday where we gather with family, give thanks for our blessings, eat wonderful food and just have a fun time!

Since it is Tuesday we have a new challenge for you over at Die Cuttin' Divas

This week our challenge is Anything Goes.



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I made a little Thanksgiving card using stamps and dies by Lawn Fawn.










I used some stitched rectangle dies by Simon Says Stamp for the mats to put the little raccoon on.











Supplies used: card stock -white, green, kraft; patterned papers by Carta Bella; Dies and stamps by Lawn Fawn and Simon Says Stamps; Copic markers; Pop Dots.



Now pop on over to Die Cuttin' Divas and see all the fabulous inspiration the rest of the design team has come up with.


Hope to see you playing along with us!!!!



Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Die Cuttin' Divas Thanksgiving Challenge



We are a week and a couple days away from turkey, stuffing, cranberries and pumpkin pie!

I honestly think its the best "eating" day of the year, and so nice to spend a day with family.

We are celebrating Thanksgiving over at Die Cuttin' Divas

This week our challenge is Thanksgiving.



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My sister hosts our annual Thanksgiving meal and I always help her by making the place cards and favors for the table.

This year she asked me to make these Turkeys she saw on Pinterest.

I made 21 of these little fellows.







I used the Curvy Keepsake Box Thinlets die by Stampin' Up to create the body/box, which you can purchase here.







For the tail feathers I used two of the feather dies from Spellbinders Shapeabilities Feather Dies which you can purchase here.

The face was made with a circle punch. The beak and waddle from
 LITTLE TURKEY
by Pebbles in my Pocket
Design ID #13722






Supplies used: card stock -brown, 2 shades of orange, yellow, red, Dies by Stampin' Up and Spellbinders; cut file from Silhouette Studio; Google Eyes.



Now pop on over to Die Cuttin' Divas and see all the fabulous inspiration the rest of the design team has come up with.


Hope to see you playing along with us!!!!



Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Die Cuttin' Divas Fall Harvest Challenge



Thanksgiving is sneaking up on us fast!

Fall is in the air and pumpkin everything is in abundance right now.

We are thinking about fall over at Die Cuttin' Divas

This week our challenge is Fall Harvest.



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For my card I used Fall Owl in Pumpkin by Miss Kate Cuttables which you can purchase here








I created the sentiment on my computer.









Supplies used: card stock - vanilla, 3 shades of brown, mustard, 2 shades of orange, red, 2 shades of grey; patterned papers by Carta Bella; stitched rectangle dies by Simon Says Stamp; cut file by Miss Kate Cuttables



Now pop on over to Die Cuttin' Divas and see all the fabulous inspiration the rest of the design team has come up with.


Hope to see you playing along with us!!!!



Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Die Cuttin' Divas Sketch Challenge



Did everyone have a fun and safe Halloween last night?

I went walking around with my daughter and my two grandchildren, it was fun to see how much they enjoyed it! Running from house to house with so much exuberance!

Since it is Tuesday it is time for a new challenge  over at Die Cuttin' Divas

This week we have a sketch challenge to spark your creativity.




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For my card I used a cut file from Silhouette Studio:
PILGRIM COUPLE PRAYING
by Megan Hardy Designs
Design ID #68444








The sentiment was from a Unity stamp of the month and the oval stitched die was also a Silhouette Studio design.










Supplies used: card stock - vanilla, brown, mustard, orange; patterned papers by Carta Bella; stamp by Unity; Silhouette Studio cut file; twine by May Arts; Acorn sticker by Little B; Pop Dots 





Now pop on over to Die Cuttin' Divas and see all the fabulous inspiration the rest of the design team has come up with.


Hope to see you playing along with us!!!!



Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Die Cuttin' Divas Halloween Challenge



We are a week away from Halloween!

My house and yard are completely "spooked" up and I am ready for my annual Halloween party on Saturday night :)

Over at Die Cuttin' Divas this week we are getting ready for Ghosts and Goblins too.

Our challenge this week is Halloween






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For my card I used a cut file from Silhouette Studio:
POP UP BOX CARD HALLOWEEN
by Lori Whitlock
Design ID #150125








This card was super easy to put together and it makes for a great presentation!











Supplies used: card stock - vanilla, black, yellow, orange, 2 shades of grey; patterned papers by Authentique; Silhouette Studio cut file





Now pop on over to Die Cuttin' Divas and see all the fabulous inspiration the rest of the design team has come up with.


Hope to see you playing along with us!!!!



Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Die Cuttin' Divas Breast Cancer Challenge



This month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

As a breast cancer survivor myself (14 years!) this is a cause that is important to me. I don't want my daughters or any other woman to go through what I did. Early detection is the best defense, so get those mammograms ladies!!!

Over at Die Cuttin' Divas this week we are participating in spreading awareness.

Our challenge this week for Breast Cancer month is to use pink.






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For my card I used several cut files from Silhouette Studio:

CITY SKYLINE WITH SPOTLIGHT
by Lisa Norris
Design ID #72936

COMIC BOOK BAM
by Lisa Norris
Design ID #72932

PHRASE: POW
by Silhouette
Design ID #2835

CATWOMAN MASK
by DC Super Friends
Design ID #87569






I created the sentiment on my computer using a font called International Super Hero. For my background I used an embossing folder by Sizzix.












Supplies used: card stock - white, black, pink; Silhouette Studio cut files; Print Shop program; International Super Hero Font; embossing folder by Sizzix.

Now pop on over to Die Cuttin' Divas and see all the fabulous inspiration the rest of the design team has come up with.


Hope to see you playing along with us!!!!



Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Die Cuttin' Divas Dessert Challenge



Tuesday has arrived again so it's time to pop on over to Die Cuttin' Divas for their new challenge.

This week our challenge is dessert






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I decided to do a bit of a twist on the challenge.

I made a "cheesecake" Christmas card using a cut file from Silhouette studio.

5X5 CHRISTMAS CAKE LAYER CARD
by Daniela Angelova
Design ID #67332






I also used a stamp and die set by Lawn Fawn called Merry Christmas, which was a Stamptember exclusive for Simon Says Stamp last year.












Supplies used: card stock - yellow, red, green and white; stamp set and die by Lawn Fawn; Copic markers; rhinestones by Bazzill; Pop Dots


Now pop on over to Die Cuttin' Divas and see all the fabulous inspiration the rest of the design team has come up with.


Hope to see you playing along with us!!!!