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Try Something New with Crafty Gals Corner Challenge #4

This week over at  CRAFTY GALS CORNER  it's all about trying something  NEW! (new technique, fold, item, style)
I decided to try a new fold. I always find myself doing the same ol' basic fold. And I'm glad I decided to  try this new fold, it's easy peasy! I realized  I really need to start breaking out of my comfort zone.   I also got creative with my embellishments.  I have to say I'm really liking the look of this card! I hope you enjoy it, too.
So here's the card I made using  an Upright Z Fold!
I used a Bugaboo Digital Image,
Valentine Jar colored with COPICS, layered with
PTI Simple Valentine DP and finished off
with Queen & Co. Pearls.

We are very fortunate to have  two great sponsors this week:
 Bugaboo Stamps  7 Digital Images
 and  Stamp and Create $20 Gift Certificate
Try something new and share it with us!  I can't wait to see what you create for  Crafty Gals Corner Challenge #4.

Faux, Real Stitching, Thank You with Clear It Out

This week over at  CLEAR IT OUT CHALLENGE BLOG the theme is  THANK YOU  & the stash to use is  Faux and/or Real Stitching. 
I used my Cameo to create faux stitching  on my cardstock. I then colored this  adorable digital image by  Melonheadz Illustrating She is one Kidlette on the  Kidlettes Bundle #3. I stamped the inside  with a Thank You sentiment. I'm entering this into: Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge #2 ~ Anything Goes Crafting from the Heart Challenge #44 ~ Anything Goes
Sketchy Colors Challenge #240 ~ Turquoise and Red
Send A Smile 4 Kids ~ Anything Goes
The Pink Elephant Challenge ~ TP283 Anything Goes

 This weeks sponsor is:

Offering 1 digi pack.
So now it's your turn to show us  Faux and/or Real Stitching  and  Thank You on a project.  Then hop on over to the blog and join in challenge  #63 Faux and Real/Stitching  Thank You! 

Hearts with Eureka! Stamps Challenge #125

This week at  EUREKA! STAMPS CHALLENGE BLOG the challenge is all about  HEARTS!
It's a great way to get started or wrap up  those Valentine's Day cards and/or projects. 

 For Challenge #125 Hearts I  chose two digital images from  Eureka! Stamps.
DIGI 57402 ~ Heart Tree and  DIGI 53201 ~ Love Flourishes Now it's your turn to share! Don't forget to use  hearts and link to  Challenge #125 Hearts  at  Eureka! Stamps Challenge Blog.

CAS Sketch with Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #92

Welcome, Crafty Friends!  This week over at  ATLANTIC HEARTS SKETCH CHALLENGE the sketch is a great one. I took the opportunity to use a stamp  I've had for over a year now.  Finally! Right?

Supplies: Kraft Paper Black Cardstock Stamp Ink Die Cut Enamel Dots And here it is!   Sketch #92  It really is a great sketch! 
Okay, time to get busy and show us  your take on Sketch #92. We can't wait to see your  projects. 

Winners and Bingo with Get Creative!

The winner of Challenge #6  "CELEBRATE ANYTHING NEW"  is #16. Nick  & TOP 3  #4- Linda #19- Lucy #23- Julie
Don't forget to join  GET CREATIVE CHALLENGE #7 BINGO
Here's your bingo card for this challenge!
Hop on over to  Get Creative and well, get creative!

Let's Hear It For The Boys or Men Challenge #3

Welcome to another awesome challenge  at Crafty Gals Corner! This weeks challenge is all about  the boys and/or men in our lives. Create some thing for a boy and/or man. 

I made a Happy Birthday card using  this amazing image from QKR Stampede, Going Fishing!
I colored the image with COPICS, layered it up  cardstock I had in my scraps, stamped Happy Birthday,  added some twine, patterned papers, and Viola!
I'm entering the card above into:
Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge #54 ~ Anything Goes
Through the Craft Room Door ~ Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion ~ Anything Goes
MarkerPop Challenge #60 ~ Anything Goes






My second card is using
Lacy Sunshine
Mikey Sweet Urchin Digital Image.
I colored him before deciding on
how to use him. When I showed him
to my DH he said is that for
St. Patrick's Day?
It is now!

I used Echo Park Paper Mini Theme
Papers and Stickers, AC Ribbon, PTI cardstock,
colored the image with COPICS, and finished it
off with Queen & Co. Enamel Dots.

Our sponsors this week ar…

Valentine's Day + Flowers = Clear It Out Challenge #62

If you did the math you know  what we want! Valentine's and Flowers! Pretty good combinations. The theme is Valentine's Day and we want you to use some flowers from your  stash. Yeah, we know you have some  hid in there! 
Okay, as if that was not enough to  get excited our sponsor this week  is  BUGABOO STAMPS

I had the pleasure of using  FLOWER LADYBUG LOVE image. 

Colored with COPICS
I'm entering this into:
Lauralcraft ~ Dragonfly Dreams ~ Your Favorite Color (mine is pink)
That Craft Place ~ Love/Valentine
Crafts Galore Encore Challenge ~ Anything Goes
Sisters of Craft ~ Anything Goes Hiding in My Craft Room ~ Color It

Now it's your turn! Join in  us this week for Valentine + Flowers Challenge #62!

Dream Valley #98 - Anything Goes

This is my first post for  DREAM VALLEY CHALLENGE BLOG I was so happy to be invited to join  their design team. So here we go.

Anything Goes Challenge #98
I had the pleasure of working with this  adorable Cat in St. Patrick's Hat from Gerda Steiner.
I colored the image using COPIC markers, cardstock is PTI, designer papers by Echo Park Paper Co. Mini Theme St Patrick's Day and finished off  with Queen & Co. Enamel Dots.

This weeks sponsor:
Be sure to join us for  ANYTHING GOES CHALLENGE #98! I can't wait to see what you create!

New Sketch with Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge

This week over at  ATLANTIC HEARTS SKETCH CHALLENGE BLOG  Challenge #91 Sketch  is amazing!  It took me a little bit to get my brain wrapped around this but when I did everything came together quickly! And I knew I had to use black and yellow. I just love that color combo. My take on this weeks sketch #91! So here's Sketch #91: Now it's your turn to show us your take on  this sketch. Hop on over to  ATLANTIC HEARTS SKETCH CHALLENGE BLOG and  join us in Challenge #91!

The Color Red with Eureka! Stamps Challenge Blog

Welcome, crafty friends!  This week over at Eureka! Stamps Challenge Blog the challenge is  THE COLOR RED!
Since Valentine's Day is right around the corner I decided to get a jump start on things. I picked this amazing digital image  from Eureka! Stamps, Floating Hearts. I dug around in my  stash and found some Authentique  papers that work great with the Floating Hearts digital image. DIGI 1306 ~ Floating Hearts

Be sure to hop over to  EUREKA! STAMPS CHALLENGE BLOG AND JOIN US FOR THE COLOR RED CHALLENGE #124.

Mother's Day with Simple Create Too Challenge #77

This week over at  Simply Create Too Challenge Blog we want to see Mother's Day or  Female Celebration. A girlie celebration! 
I made two cards for this challenge. One using Graphic 45 papers, some ribbon, pearls, and flowers. 

My next card is for a Birthday. I was thinking that any little girl that loves Monster High would probably like this card.  The image is from The Greeting Farm, the stamp is  PTI You Rock. 
We hope you join us this week for Challenge #77 Mother's Day/Female at  Simply Create Too!

Sweethearts with Crafty Gals Corner Challenge #2

Welcome back to another
 Crafty Gals Corner Challenge!

Before we get down to business I have
a winner to announce!
Yep, one lucky crafter is
hopping away with a $30 GC
to Pretty Pink Posh Shop!

Drum Roll: - Confetti Tossed

GranMargaret is the winner!

Just email me using the contact form at the
bottom left of the blog.
I need an email address and name to send the
gift certificate to. 
Congratulations!

Challenge #2 This week at Crafty Gals Corner the  challenge is all about Sweethearts. Use hearts on your projects. What a great  way to get those Valentine's Day  cards started! 

I made this Valentine Day card using  Floppy Latte's Country Hearts Image, cardstock is from The Paper Temptress in Wild Cherry  Pop Tones, Desert Storm Kraft and 5/8 Gold Heart Ribbon. I ran  the red and kraft cardstock through my BigKick with The Paper Studio embossing folders ~ Hearts, colored the image with R29 COPIC, stamped sentiment inside, assembled, finished with Queen & Co. Pearls. A 1 on the…

Owl Always Love You and Clear It Out Challenge #61

Okay, ladies, we all love pink, right? And we all need a good excuse to use up some of our stash, right? If you answered yes then hop on over to CLEAR IT OUT CHALLENGE BLOG and join in the fun!  This week it's all about PINK, the color that is!
I dug deep into my stash and found Jillibean Soup  Hearty Barley Soup Pea Pod Parts and Stickers!  (Jillibean Soup Hearty Barley Soup is from 2011)
Here's what I made with it.

I also had the pleasure of working with Oddball Art,
digital image, Dragonfly Fairy Girl.

I'm entering Dragonfly Fairy Girl into:
Creative Card Crew Challenge #78 ~ For A Child
Party Time Tuesdays Challenge #194 ~ Anything Goes
 Through The Craft Room Door ~ Anything Goes
Crafting From The Heart Challenge #42 ~ Anything Goes
Glitter and Sparkle Challenge #119 ~ Include Some Pink




 This weeks sponsor:
 Oddball Art
It's your turn to show us your take on PINK! So get to crafting and join in  CHALLENGE #61 - PINK! I can't wait to see what you create this week. And…

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #90

Good Morning, Monday! Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #90  coming at you today! 
Are you ready to be inspired by another awesome Atlantic  Hearts sketches?
Hope so!   Here's this weeks sketch and my take on it.

Now it's your turn to show us your take on  this awesome sketch. Hop over to  ATLANTIC HEARTS SKETCH CHALLENGE BLOG AND JOIN CHALLENGE #90  this week. 

Baby, It's Cold Outside with Eureka! Stamps Challenge #123

Hello, everyone! I hope this post finds  you Healthy and Happy! 

This week over at Eureka! Stamps Challenge the theme is  BABY, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE!
I created a warm winter hello using  DIGI 3204 Bear in Scarf image. 

Hop over to  Eureka! Stamps Challenge Blog and join us. Show us your take on Baby, It's Cold Outside!

Celebrate Anything New with Get Creative Challenge #6

Happy New Year and welcome toChallenge #6 over at Get Creative!
Celebrate Anything New Challenge
So, I first saw this adorable digital image, Little Lila Picking Flowers by  Angie's Digi Stamps this weeks sponsor!
I didn't even think about the challenge theme I just knew I wanted to do something with her. It didn't take me long after seeing the challenge theme to decide on this course. 
A Heart To Call Home Adoption Card


Be sure to hop over to  Get Creative and join the  Celebrate Anything New Challenge #6.  Leave some love for the ladies while you're  there.

New Challenge Blog,Blog Hop and Candy ~ Crafty Gals Corner Challenge #1

Happy New Year to everyone! 
I'm so lucky to be starting the new year with  CRAFTY GALS CORNER DESIGN TEAM!
This is the first challenge  and Blog Hop!
 It's one of your favorites! ANYTHING GOES
I had the pleasure of working with Sassy Studios Sassy Rapunzel Image. I'm entering her into:
Sassy Studios Designs: Guest Design Team Call for February

I colored her using COPICS, die cut using Spellbinders Resplendent Rectangles, the purple blingy butterflies are Recollection and I've had them forever. I thought they would compliment her nicely.
We have two fabtabulous sponsors this week:
Prize: 2 Digital Images

Prize: 4 Digital Images
I'M GIVING AWAY A $30 GC 
TO PRETTY PINK POSH SHOP
To qualify for drawing you have to leave a 
comment on each blog
 and 
become a follower of Crafty Gals Corner.

If you haven't checkout Pretty Pink Posh I recommend you do! 

We sure hope you join us this week  for our first ever challenge over at  CRAFTY GALS CORNER CHALLENGE #1 ANYTHING GOES!
And do…