Ending the chaos

To finish the Chaos in style I decided to add an additional day to also create a card for the December theme challenge.


The pattern is from Ann's Paper Art, the cute penguin digi I used is from Bugaboo stamps.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:
- Catch the bug - December Theme Challenge - Penguin Parade!
- TTCRD - TTCRD challenge, dec.09
- Papertake weekly - Fun Fun Fun
- Simply Papercraft - challenge 19

Chaos day 7

The last day of the Chaos and for me the most challenging one. Day 7 of the  Bugaboo's 3rd Annual Christmas Chaos is a Bingo, but also a Freebie.


I chose the first line: snowflake (embossed), silver (card stock) and bling (little stars). The digi as said is this weeks freebie from Bugaboo stamps.
Thanks for this crazy chaos, it was truly a challenge this week.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:
- Catch the bug - Christmas Chaos Day 7 "Freebie bingo" Challenge 

Chaos day 6

Nearing the end of the challenge week. For day 6 of the  Bugaboo's 3rd Annual Christmas Chaos I made a little pillow box that I will use to wrap a small Christmas present.


The die I used for the box is from Whiff of Joy and the cute penguin is from Bugaboo stamps.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:
- Catch the bug - Christmas Chaos Day 6 "Gift Wrap" Challenge   

Chaos day 5

Yesterday I have hardly been home so I am glad that today I have a day off work and can do a bit more crafting. Here is my card for day 5 of the  Bugaboo's 3rd Annual Christmas Chaos.


I went for the homemade holiday chocolates,use only card stock (even for the image), embossing (the wrapper) and 2 layers (the mug and the wrapper). The idea for the card is from Splitcoaststampers. For the image I used a cottage cutz die, I just love those.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:
- Catch the bug - Christmas Chaos Day 5 "Pick a treat & make it funny" Challenge 

Chaos day 4

Halfway the week and I have been asking what I got myself into. But day 4 of the  Bugaboo's 3rd Annual Christmas Chaos.


Another stitched card, but this time I used a Joy!Craft die with a Chrissie pattern, so I did not have to prick it. The image is from an old 3D sheet.
The challenge is 3 layers of paper, 2 different embellishments (pearls and beads) and 1 word sentiment.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:
- Catch the bug - Christmas Chaos Day 4 "Recipe" Challenge

Chaos day 3

Day 3 of the  Bugaboo's 3rd Annual Christmas Chaos. Another stitched card because these are so easy to make during the evening while watching television.

 

For the tree I used red from the color challenge. The pattern is from Ann's Paper Art, the digi I used is from Beccy's Place.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:
- Beccy's Place - December Challenge
- Catch the bug - Christmas Chaos Day 3 "Color" Challenge 

Chaos day 2

Today I managed to make a card for day 2 of the Bugaboo's 3rd Annual Christmas Chaos. This time a scrap card with the given sketch. Luckily it's an easy sketch and I could do it in between work and cooking.


The paper is glitter and glammer, but I thought that is suitable for Christmas. The cute image is a digi from Bugaboo stamps.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:
- Catch the bug - Christmas Chaos Day 2 "Sketch" Challenge

Chaos day 1

This time of year is exhaustively busy. But because of that I really want to try and play along with the Bugaboo's 3rd Annual Christmas Chaos this year. Here is my card for the first challenge, here comes Santa Claus.


The pattern I made myself, the cute Santa is a stamp from Whiff of Joy.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:
- Catch the bug - Christmas Chaos Day 1 "Here Comes Santa Clause" Challenge

Crafty Friends Challenge 20

This fortnight challenge is "Christmas".

Another Christmas card, which I did not mind at all. The cute digi is from Pink Gem. The pattern is again from Ann's Paper Art. The die I used inside the small card is from Nellie Snellen.



Because the image is so cute and I was still in need of additional Christmas cards I made a second one. So the digi is the same one from Pink Gem, this time I made a background from parchment paper that I embossed.


This challenge is sponsored by:

http://www.pinkgemdesigns.com/catalog/

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I would like to enter the first card in the following challenges:
- Fadengrafik - 87th challenge - Advent, Christmas Card
- Ons borduurkaarten blog - Challenge #26 - kerst in niet-tradionele kleuren
- TTCRD - TTCRD "Anything Goes" Challenge December 1-7th

Christmas is nearing

This time a quick Christmas card. The background is an embossing folder from Nellie Snellen, the Penguin is a Cottage cutz die and the holy is a die from memory box.


I would like to enter this card in the following challenge:
- Beccy's Place - A Month of Holiday Cards
- Simply Papercraft - Challenge 18 (anything goes)
- Crafting with friends - Challenge 11 (anything goes)
- Simon Wednesday Challenge - Simon says:Anything goes

Digi Finn

During Beccy's Place Month of Holiday Cards Challenges I won a digiset and chose this image from penguin Finn, isn't he cute?


The text is from Whiff of Joy, the snowflakes are from a Cheery Lynn die and the pattern is from Ann's Paper Art.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - A Month of Holiday Cards
- Crafting with friends - Challenge 10 (anything goes)
- Simon Wednesday Challenge - Simon says: Christmas
 - Simply Papercraft - Challenge 17 (anything goes)

Another poinsetta

On Wednesday we had a crafting afternoon and I managed to make some Christmas cards as time is starting to run out...


It's a simple one, the die is from Leane Creatief and the gorgeous poinsetta is a digi from Beccy's Place.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - A Month of Holiday Cards

Crafty Friends Challenge 18

This fortnight challenge is "Add a charm".

For this challenge I made a Christmas card as I still needs lots more. The beautiful digi I used is from Beccy's Place. The die I used is from Whiff of Joy.

 
This challenge is sponsored by:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/smallandround

And secondly sponsored by:

http://www.beccysplace.com/

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I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - A Month of Holiday Cards
- Crafting with Friends - Challenge 10 (anything goes)
- TTCRD - TTCRD challenge November 3 – November 9 (anything goes)
- Papertake weekly - Anything Goes
- Simply Papercraft - Challenge 17 (anything goes)

Crafty Friends Challenge 16

This fortnight challenge is "Gems and/or Pearls".

For this challenge I made a Get well soon card as I have used up way too many lately. The digi I used is a set from Sparkle N Sprinkle. The die is from Marianne Design.


This challenge is sponsored by:

https://sparklensprinkle.com/

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September challenge

This card I created with the digi from Beccy's Place that I won a couple of month's ago with a challenge on her blog, isn't it great. The sentiment really fits my husband...


The pattern I used on the card is again from Ann's Paper Art, I just love her patterns.

I want to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - September challenge
- Winterwonderland -Traditional Christmas
- TTCD -TTCRD Anything Goes Challenge: Sept 22 - Sept 28
- Crafting with friends - Challenge 7 (anything goes)
- Simply Papercraft - Challenge 14 (anything goes)
- Simon Wednesday Challenge - Simon Says: No Designer Paper
- Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - Festive Decor

New patterns

Ann's Paper Art has published three new patterns and I had the chance to play around a bit with them.

For the first card I used pattern a693, a die from Marianne design and a corner punch from EK success


The second I made is with pattern a695 and the image is from card embroidery sheet 6.


The third and last for now is a combination of the new patterns to show how much you can do with them and that they are perfect to combine.

Crafty Friends Challenge 14

This fortnight challenge is "B is for...".

For this challenge I made a Christmas card as I do not have a lot yet and time is moving quickly. The card is created with a die from Crealies. Also the text dies are from Crealies. The super cute snowman is a digi from A random Fan. In this card B is for blue or birds.


This challenge is sponsored by:
http://www.adayfordaisies.com/
And secondly by:
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/ARandomFan

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AND001

A quick card with die AND001 from Ann's Paper Art and a beautiful digi from Beccy's Place.


 I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - August Challenge anything goes
- Through the Craft Room Door - TTCRD challenge August 25- August 31
- Simon Wednesday Challenge - Simon Says Anything Goes

Crafty Friends Challenge 12

This fortnight challenge is "Clean and simple".

I just love these challenges as clean and simple really suits me. This time I made a card with a frame die from couture creations and a super cute digi from Toadstool.


This challenge is sponsored by:

www.toadstoolprintables.etsy.com


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Crafty Friends Challenge 11

This fortnight challenge is "Movie week".

This time I made a fast and simple stitched card. The card is a pre-pricked one from Ann's Paper Art and the funny digi is from Sparkle N Sprinkle. It's just perfect for the the holidays down under.
The movie belonging to this card is  Mr St Nick


This challenge is sponsored by:

http://www.inkyimpressionsrubberstamps.com/

And secondly by:

https://sparklensprinkle.com/

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Xmas in July

When I saw this cute snowman I was sold and had to use it on a card. After playing around a bit with a stitching pattern, this is the card that came out.


The cute image is a from Beccy's Place, the pattern from Ann's Paper Art and the text is a stamp from Magnolia.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenge:
- Beccy's Place - Christmas in July
- Fadengrafik - X-mas in July

Crafty Friends Challenge 10

This fortnight challenge is "Use a punch".

Well since I still have enough punches next to all the dies this is not too difficult. I used a border punch from Martha Stewart, layered arches. The funny ostrich image is from Digi Stamps 4 Joy.


This challenge is sponsored by:

http://digistamps4joy.co.za/eshop/

And secondly by:

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/StarStampz

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Crafty Friends Challenge 9

Great news, Crafty Friends Challengeblog is back!
Our first challenge back is: Anything goes.

Here is my creation for this first challenge back. The beautiful digi is from Beccy's Place and the die I used is from Marianne Design.


This weeks challenge is sponsored by:

http://www.beccysplace.com/
And secondly by:
http://www.adayfordaisies.com/


Pop over to the Crafty Friends challenge blog and join in this week. 

Old stencil


When cleaned my crafting supplies I came across some old stencils, the one I used before I got a machine. This stencil is a stitching stencil from Ann's Paper Art that is for manual pricking. I loved finding this forgotten treasure.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenge:
- Fadengrafik - 80. Challenge - Ann's Paper Art

Mix and match


We did a challenge to mix the patterns of one of the embroidery sheets from Ann's Paper Art with the an image from a different sheet. This is the card I created for that.

Spring Embroidery

Last weeks I had some problems with my hand that caused a break in card making. To start again I used a pre-pricked card from Ann's Paper Art from the card embroidery sheet 18.


For finishing I used a die from Nellie Snellen and the image from card embroidery sheet 13.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenge:
- Fadengrafik Challenge blog - Challenge 78 Spring

New 3D sheets

New 3D Decoupage sheets with beautiful images are now available from Ann's Paper Art.
Ann has created 2 new patterns to go with the new sheets. These FREE patterns can be downloaded of the  Card embroidery blog. I had the opportunity to already create 2 cards with them in combination with the new sheets.


For this card I used APA3D005 (my favorite sheet) and the dies from Marianne Design (corner and text).


My second card is with APA3D008 and with this card I used a die from Joy for the border.