Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Die Cuttin' Divas "Thank You" Challenge

Now that Christmas has come and gone I am sure we all have a few people we need to send a "Thank You" to.

Our challenge this week will help you make that special card to show someone how much you appreciate their thoughtfulness

This week over at Die Cuttin' Divas the challenge is "Thank You

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For my thank you card I used a "print and cut" file from the Silhouette store, which made this card super easy!

You can purchase this file here.

I added some real twine to cover up the twine on the picture and then decorated the jar with some holly and berries (also a Silhouette cut file).





Supplies used: card stock - white, three shades of red, three shades of green; pattern paper from 6X6 pad in the Target Dollar section; Silhouette cut files; twine from my stash; dimensional adhesives.

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 19, 2017

Die Cuttin' Divas "Holiday Inspired" Challenge

Well, we have less than a week until Christmas!

Are you ready?

I still have a couple things to get and one more batch of cookies to make.

This week over at Die Cuttin' Divas the challenge is "Holiday Inspired"

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I saw this super cute card at the Silhouette Store and chose it for my project.

It is by Lori Whitlock and you can purchase it here




It's a bobble head.



Supplies used: card stock - white, black, red, yellow, and peach; pattern paper from 6X6 pad in the Target Dollar section and Doodlebug; Action Wobble.

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!!!!



Friday, December 15, 2017

Cut It Up Christmas "Boxing Up The Holidays" Challenge


I've wrapped almost all of my gifts, how about you?

We have a challenge this week that may help you with getting some of your smaller gifts or treats wrapped up.

Our new challenge over at Cut It Up is create a box!
Don't forget a die cut!



Our sponsor for this weeks challenge is Ink On 3.
You have a chance to win a $10 certificate to their store.



For my project I used one of the boxes from their Holly Days kit.



It makes a cute little container, don't you think?




Supplies Used: card stock - red, glitter red, glitter green, black; pattern paper from a 6X6 pad in Targets dollar section; cut file from Ink On 3, bards from my stash.

I can't wait to see your creation so pop on over to the Cut It Up blog and join us in the fun!

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Die Cuttin' Divas "Make A Box" Challenge

Do you have some little gifts that you need a fun box for?

Or, do you have a group or class you need to make some treats for?

Our challenge this week may help to spark some ideas for you.

This week over at Die Cuttin' Divas the challenge is to "Make A Box"

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As I often do, I went to the Silhouette Store for some inspiration.

I came across this Christmas Box House by Lori Whitlock, which you can purchase here.




I Fell in love with this little Christmas house.



It was surprisingly easy to put together and make such a cute little 3D scene with the trees, the picket fence and the presents.

How fun to receive a little gift in this box and then be able to use it as a decoration too!



Supplies used: card stock - white, black, 2 shades of red and 2 shades of green; pattern paper by American Crafts; ribbon 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, December 5, 2017

Die Cuttin' Divas Sketch Challenge

Do you have your Christmas decor up?

We hung the lights outside yesterday. Took two trips to Home Depot, but got it done!

I am nearly finished inside, yipee. Everything done but my Snow Village.

So.... It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas :0)

Tuesday is here and time for a new challenge for you.

This week over at Die Cuttin' Divas the challenge is a sketch challenge; pick your favorite sketch from the year.

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For my card I chose March's sketch.





I was inspired by a card I saw on Pinterest.

The tree and the deer are cut files from Silhouette Studio. For the snow I used hill dies by Lawn Fawn. I also used a stitched rectangle die by Simon Says Stamp and an Oval die from Spellbinders.

The sentiment is from a stamp set by Papertrey Ink.




Supplies used: card stock - white, kraft, glitter; stitched rectangle die by Simon Says Stamp; oval die by Spellbinders; Stitched hillside dies by Lawn Fawn; Cut files from Silhouette Studio; red and green Stickles, twine from Pick Your Plum.

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 28, 2017

Die Cuttin' Divas Thinking of You Challenge

I hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving weekend!

We had a wonderful time at my sisters home. Lots of fun with family and super delicious food.

Tuesday has rolled around so it is time for a new challenge at Die Cuttin' Divas.

This week over at Die Cuttin' Divas the challenge is "Thinking of You" .

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I made my card using elements from a card kit I received from Simon Says Stamp





I used a stitched rectangle die and a precut sentiment die from the kit.




Supplies used: card stock - white; stitched rectangle die by Simon Says Stamp; all other elements from the Simon Says Stamp card kit.

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!!!!



Friday, November 17, 2017

Cut It Up Shape Up Challenge


I'm sure all of us need to "shape up" in one form or another.

It's also much easier said than done!

But this week we have any easy way for you to "shape up"

Our new challenge over at Cut It Up is create a shaped card that includes a die cut.



Our sponsor for this weeks challenge is Ink On 3 

Ink On 3 was formerly known as Fluerette Bloom.

They have given you a chance to win a $10 certificate to their store.

For my card I used the absolutely gorgeous Leaf Shape Card from Ink On 3, which you can purchase here.




I used some gorgeous fall papers I had by BoBunny from two collections - Forever Fall and Autumn Song.




Supplies Used: card stock - vanilla; pattern papers by BoBunny from Forever Fall and Autumn Song; SVG File from Ink On 3, Twine by May Arts, Versamark ink, sentiment stamp by Unity.

I can't wait to see your creation so pop on over to the Cut It Up blog and join us in the fun!

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Die Cuttin' Divas Thanks or Turkey Challenge

Thanksgiving is right around the corner!

Mmmmm, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, pumpkin pie and turkey.

I think it's the best "eating" day of the year.

We're celebrating turkey day with our challenge.

This week over at Die Cuttin' Divas the challenge is thanks or turkey.

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For my card I used a file by Daniela Moscone called Turkey Card


I stamped "Happy Thanksgiving", on the inside, with versamark and used copper embossing powder.


Gobble, gobble or Happy Thanksgiving.



Supplies used: card stock - kraft, 2 shades of brown, black, orange, red, gold glitter;  patterned papers by Echo Park, Silhouette Studio cut file, ribbon.

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 7, 2017

Die Cuttin' Divas Sketch Challenge

The leaves are falling like crazy around here.

We had such a gorgeous fall, I'm sad to see the beautiful leaves go.

I fear before you know it the snow will be falling.

Tuesday is here and time for a new challenge to inspire your creativity.

This week over at Die Cuttin' Divas we have a sketch for you to try.

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For my card I used die cut leaves from my September Paper Pumpkin kit.


The sentiment it from a Unity "Stamp of the Week" set!



Supplies used: card stock - vanilla, kraft, green;  patterned papers in A Perfect Autumn by Carta Bella; Leaf die cuts from Paper Pumpkin by Stampin' Up; Sentiment stamp by Unity; stitched circle die by Simon Says Stamp; Dots by Doodlebug

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!!!!



Friday, November 3, 2017

Cut It Up Thank You Cards Challenge


Did everyone have a fun Halloween?

We had quite a few "trick or treaters" at our house!

I think the costume I saw the most of was a panda. Everyone seemed to like those big animal heads.

It's Friday and time for a new challenge at Cut It Up.



Our challenge over at Cut It Up is "Thank You Cards", create a thank you card, and don't forget the die cut!

Our sponsor for this weeks challenge is Heartfelt Creations  you have a chance to win a $20 certificate to their store.


For my project I used dies, stamps, papers and shaker toppings by Queen and Company




All the fun supplies are part of the Fruit Basket Shaker Kit which you can purchase here




Supplies Used: card stock - white, yellow, green, pink; pattern paper by Queen & Co. and a scrap from my stash; Dies, stamps twine, and shaker toppings by Queen & Co.

I can't wait to see your creation so pop on over to the Cut It Up blog and join us in the fun!

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Die Cuttin' Divas Pumpkin Season Challenge

Happy Halloween!

Hope you get all your favorite candy, LOL (when you raid your kids candy bag)

This week over at Die Cuttin' Divas our challenge is "Pumpkin Season"

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I was inspired by a card I saw on Pinterest.

I used a cut file from the Silhouette Store called Pumpkin Art,



I added buttons to the eyes for fun!



Supplies used: card stock - black, white;  patterned papers and sentiment by Doodlebug; Silhouette Studio cut files; ribbon from Michaels; buttons from my stash.

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 24, 2017

Die Cuttin' Divas Halloween Inspired Challenge

Have you stocked up on your candy?

Do you have your pumpkins?

Are your spooky decorations up?

We are a week away from Halloween night!

This week over at Die Cuttin' Divas our challenge is "Halloween Inspired"

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I was inspired by the windows of this Haunted House to create a card with a window.

I used a cut file from the Silhouette Store by Sweet Afton called Ghost Window Pane Card.



I added rhinestones for the ghosts eyes and I think it makes them look more spooky!



Supplies used: card stock - black, white;  patterned papers by Doodlebug and Martha Stewart; Silhouette Studio cut files; rhinestones and twine from my stash.

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!!!!



Friday, October 20, 2017

Cut It Up Shaker Card Challenge


We want to shake things up a bit this week!

Over at Cut It Up we are giving you some inspiration to make shaker cards.
We have some awesome Halloween and Fall shaker cards to share with you!



Our challenge over at Cut It Up is "Shaker Cards", create a shaker card, and don't forget the die cut!

Our sponsor for this weeks challenge is The Cutting Cafe you have a chance to win any three sets from their store.


For my project I used a really cute and fun file from Cutting Cafe called Halloween and Fall Shaker Cards. 

It comes with all the cuts to make this darling card.



The sentiment came as a jpg from the same set :).




Supplies Used: card stock - white; pattern paper by Doodlebug; Cut files and sentiment from The Cutting Cafe; Sequins and beads from my stash.

I can't wait to see your creation so pop on over to the Cut It Up blog and join us in the fun!

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Die Cuttin' Divas Count Your Buttons Challenge

Tuesday has rolled around again, are you up for a new challenge?

Do you have a button box? Do you like to create something using buttons?

Well, we have the perfect challenge over at Die Cuttin' Divas

This week our challenge is Count Your Buttons.


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I'm still having fun creating Halloween cards, so I went for another one using buttons.

I "cased" a card I saw on Pinterest.

I used cut files from Silhouette Studio to cut out the spider web and the spiders.



I used a spider web border punch to ad some fun detail to the inside of the card.



I just wrote the "eek" sentiment by hand because I didn't have a stamp that worked.


Supplies used: card stock - black, white, purple, silver glitter;  Silhouette Studio cut files: twine and buttons from my stash.

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!!!!