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Sunday, November 24, 2013

Christmas Chickadees

Good morning everybody:
How is your weekend going? Its time for a brand new challenge at One Stitch At A Time. This week is
Just like regular bingo, you want to get a line that goes up & down or across or diagonally. If you really want to challenge yourself, go for a full card! The last time I took part in a bingo challenge, I did use the whole card but not this time.

Here is my card:
Front


Glittered flower centers

Image



Inside

Now, I know you may be looking at this image and wondering what on earth I was thinking making this into a Christmas card?? Well, Christmas is a holiday that is celebrated on the same day in every country in the world, regardless of what season it is wherever you live. For instance, I happen to know that it is almost summer time in Australia now. Not every country is lucky enough to have beautiful snowy landscapes at Christmas, so this card is in honor of those countries. That is why I tried to colour the birds as chickadees and the flowers are suppose to be magnolias.
I chose to use the bottom row of our bingo card - CAS, Ribbon/Twine and Green.

Here is the bingo card with all of your options on it, and don't forget you must use a digi too.
                         

Our sponsor this week is Creative Craftworld with 3 Promarkers for the winner who uses an image from Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps Outlet. There will also be a winner not using one of our digis for a $3.00 gift certificate to our store.

Card Recipe
Image: Stitchy Bear's Digital Stamps Outlet - Beautiful Nature by My Heart Pieces
Medium: Copics - I forgot to write down the colours I used, and Sakura Gelly Roll - Clear Star
Card-stock: Copic and Recollections
Patterned Paper: DCWV
Ink: CTMH - Ponderosa Pine
Ribbon: Luxury Giftwrap
Sentiments: CTMH - Card Chatter - Christmas and Yuletide Greetings

Thank you for stopping by today. I hope you get the chance to come play with us this week.
Hugs xo



Sunday, November 17, 2013

Steampunk Wishes

Good morning!
How is everyone this morning? How many of you are ready for Christmas?? Is that a bad word right now? I have not even started really; at least as far as the gift buying goes. Once we have snow on the ground, I will be itching to get things done up and ready.
This week, at One Stitch At A Time, we have a super easy challenge for you. It is time for
If you use one of the products from Stitchy Bear's Digital Outlet, you will be entered into a draw for our grand prize which is all of the images the design team used in Challenge #188. That is worth about $20.00! If you don't use one of our products, you will be entered into a separate draw for a $3.00 gift certificate to our store.

Before I show you my card for this week, I want to let you know that this is my very first attempt EVER at a "steampunk" themed anything. That's correct, I have never tried this style, ever. (I have never made a "Shabby Chic" creation either).
Well, here goes:
Front
 
 

Close-up of all the bits on her hat.
 
 

Close-up of the image
 
Card Recipe
Image: Stitchy Bear Digital Stamp Outlet - 3 Pc Steampunk Set by BB Kakes
Medium: Copics #B0000, C3, 5, E31, 33, 34, 37, G00, 02, 05, R000, 01, 20, 22, 24, 29, 46, W1, 3, 5, 7, 10, Blender 0, Sakura Gelly Roll Silver & Gold and CM Gold
Cardstock: Copic & Recollections
P. P. Bo Bunny
Ink: CTMH 'Barn Red'
Keyhole Sticker: Bo Bunny
Stamps: CTMH 'Perfect Fit - Birthday' and 'Teddy Bear Birthday'
 
I hope you have enjoyed popping in today; I always welcome your visits. Be sure to drop by the blogs of all the other girls and leave some love for them too.
 
Hugs, xo

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Blue Santa

Gooooood Morning Blogland!!!

Do you have snow yet? We have had a flurry or two but nothing has stuck around, yet anyway. We have a new challenge starting today at One Stitch At A Time - #189 "Holidays/Occasions". That is why this post is called 'Blue Santa' as I have made a Christmas card. And, I was able to play with a brand new Santa digi from Stitchy Bear's Digital Outlet. It was designed by Hope Jacare. The grand prize winner of our challenge this week will win all of the BRAND NEW digis that our design team is using for this challenge.
To win the grand prize, you MUST have used a digi from Stitchy Bear's Digital Outlet. Those who enter without using one of our digis will be entered into a separate draw for a $3.00 gift certificate to our store.

Ready to see my card for this week?
Front
 
 

Image
 
 

Snowflakes (Handmade one is on the left)
 
Card Recipe
Medium: CTMH - Watercolour Pencils, Blending Pen & Gelly Roll - Clear Star
Cardstock - Recollections
Ink: CTMH - Moonstruck
Patterned Paper: DCWV
Sentiment: CTMH - Holiday Magic stamp set
Glitter: Making Memories (on blue & white snowflake)
Snowflakes: Silver - K & Company; Blue and White's - Handmade
Special Tools: CM Custom Cutting System - Ovals and 2 different Paper Shapers Snowflake punches
 
Challenges I am entering into:
365 Cards - Day 308 'Men in Blue'
A Die For a Sketch - Challenge #18
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Addicted to Stamps and More - #70 Photo Inspiration
 
                                     
Thank you for stopping by to visit with me today. I really hope you stop by all my teamies blogs too as they have some amazing creations to share with you this week.
Hugs xo
 

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Birthday Owl

Good morning blogging friends:

Did all of you have a good Halloween? I know my grand-children did, that's for sure. It even turned out to be a fairly nice night, temperature wise, and the rain held off too. I want to thank those of you who gave our last challenge a try. There were some very nice projects submitted for #187 - Boo.

One Stitch At A Time has a new challenge starting today. This week's theme is #188 - Use a Digi. This means that you MUST use something digital on your creation. It could be the image, a digital paper, a digital sentiment, etc. The prize this week is sponsored by Stitchy Bear Digi Outlet

The Prize is the full set of digi images that the DT used in challenge #186 , so that's about $20 worth of digi images. To win our main prize you MUST use an image that's available in Stitchy Bear Digi Outlet by any of our creators.  Remember to put a # after your name so we can find you easily. You can still enter with a none Stitchy Bear Digi Outlet image but will be entered into a separate draw to win $3 to spend in our store.

 It was my turn to pick the image for my little group and here is the card I made:
Front
 
 

Image
 
 

Close-up of owl
 
 

Close-up of vine and leaves.
 
 
Card Recipe
Image: Stitchy Bear Digi Outlet - Swirly Owl Branch (Hope Jacare)
Cardstock: Recollections
Patterned Paper: HOTP
Medium: CTMH Watercolour Pencils
Fibers: EK Success
Ink: CTMH - Topiary

My team mates and I can't wait to see what you create this week. I hope you stop by the rest of the DT blogs, and leave them some love.

Hugs xo