Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Die Cuttin' Divas Favorite Sketch Challenge

Every month we have a sketch challenge for you and then the last month of the year we let you pick your favorite sketch from this year to make another card.

I can't believe it, but we are already at the end of the year. 2018 just wizzed past!

Our challenge over at Die Cuttin' Divas this week is Favorite Sketch.

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I picked April's sketch as my favorite from this year.



I chose a cut file from Silhouette for my die cut.




The pattern papers, sentiment stamp, etc are from Novembers Paper Pumpkin kit.





Supplies used: card stock - white, 2 shades of red, 2 shades of green, 3 shades of brown; patterned papers, tag, sentiment stamp, ink and sequins from Paper Pumpkin kit; die cut from silhouette Studio Design store.

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 30, 2018

Cut It Up World Hello Day Challenge

World Hello Day is a holiday that is celebrated by over 180 countries all over the world and has the purpose of not only making people aware of the need for better communication to sow the seeds of peace but to bridge the cultural barriers between the people of all nationalities.

The only real custom associated with World Hello Day is the practice of saying ‘hello’ to friends, families and strangers. People who want to celebrate this holiday should take the time to say hello to at least 10 people they encounter throughout the day – particularly strangers.

Our challenge this week is World Hello Day. Create a project to say Hello and don't forget the die cut!


The sponsor for this weeks challenge is A Day For Daisies and you have a chance to win a $20 certificate to their store.





Our sponsor was generous and allowed the team members to pick an image to use on their project.

I chose a darling image called Breeze In Spring
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I used a stitched rectangle die cut to cut the background for my image.

I did a combination of coloring my image and printing it on patterned papers to fussy cut the clothing.



Supplies Used: card stock - white, teal; pattern papers by Recollections; image from A Day For Daisies; Hello stamp from my stash; Copic markers; Sequins

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 27, 2018

Die Cuttin' Divas Tag Challenge

Thanksgiving has now come and gone. For me, the Christmas season has officially begun.

Today we finished putting up our lights outside. Inside I switched out my everyday dishes for my Christmas dishes. Tomorrow I'll be working on the inside decorations.

Soon it will be cookie baking :)

Let the festivities begin!!

Since it is Tuesday, it is time for a new challenge.

Our challenge over at Die Cuttin' Divas this week is Tags.

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Since Christmas is around the corner I chose to make a Christmas tag.

I used Christmas Tag Tree by Lori Whitlock from the Silhouette Design store.




I used patterned papers by Doodlebug.





Supplies used: cardstock - white; patterned papers by Doodlebug; cut file from Silhouette Design Store; ribbon and jingle bell 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 20, 2018

Die Cuttin' Divas Thanksgiving or Thanks Challenge

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!

I hope you have fun plans for Thanksgiving, whether your with you are with your family or you are having a "Friendsgiving" Enjoy your turkey, stuffing and cranberries, but don't forget to save room for pie

Our challenge over at Die Cuttin' Divas this week is Thanksgiving or Thanks.

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For my project I created turkey lollipop holders. 
I used two cut files from Silhouette. I used the file Little Turkey by Pebbles in my Pocket and parts of Snowman Lollipop by Daniela Moscone.



I made 51 of these little gobblers for my grandson and granddaughters classes.
That's 255 tail feathers I glued on!





Supplies used: cardstock - kraft, 2 shades of orange, yellow, red, green, maroon, purple; cut files from Silhouette Design Store; google eyes; tootsie pops.

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 16, 2018

Cut It Up Thanksgiving Recipe Challenge

We are a week away from Thanksgiving!

What do you look forward to?
Is it all about the stuffing? Do you want to gobble that turkey until you wobble? How about potatoes and gravy? Maybe you just look forward to that pumpkin pie? Or what about watching the parade and some football? And best of all that quality time with the family?

Whatever you love most, I hope you enjoy your Thanksgiving.

Our challenge is Thanksgiving Recipe. Create a project with fall colors, fabric/fibers and gems and don't forget the die cut!

We have two sponsors for this weeks challenge.

The first is Heartfelt Creations and you have a chance to win a $20 certificate to their store.





The second is Ink on 3  and you have a chance to win a $10 certificate to their store.



For my project I have created a fry box as a favor for my sisters Thanksgiving table.
Actually I made 14 of these cute little treat boxes!
I used a cut files from Silhouette Studio for the box. the leaf, the tag and the sentiment.




I added some branch die cuts that came in my Paper Pumpkin kit last month and 
dressed it up with a little twine and a gem that I purchased from Hobby Lobby.



Supplies Used: card stock - astro bright dual color - kraft/white, yellow, brown, off white; vinyl in brown, Silhouette Studio cut files; die cut branches from Paper Pumpkin; twine and gem from Hobby Lobby; clear bags from Michaels; Hershey Nuggets and Rolo's; curling ribbon in orange.

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 13, 2018

Die Cuttin' Divas Birthday Celebrations Challenge

Well, all of our beautiful fall colors are mostly blowing in the wind. The trees have lost their gorgeous leaves and I can see winter right around the corner. It was wonderful while it lasted though.

Do you know anyone having a birthday this month? In my family both my Mom and my brother have November birthdays. In fact depending on the year we are often celebrating one of their birthdays and Thanksgiving at the same time.

Our challenge over at Die Cuttin' Divas this week is Birthday Celebration.

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I created my birthday card using a Cricut design file from Cricut Design Space.



It's a fun, festive card that would be great for a Guy or Gal!





Supplies used: cardstock - white, orange, yellow, green, two shades of blue;  cut file from Cricut Design Space; enamel dots by Doodlebug and Echo Park, Cricut ink pens.

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!!!!