Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Cuttlebug Mania Flower Challenge

Hello and welcome here!  It's time for another Cuttlebug Mania challenge.  This time it's all about Flowers!

Challenge - Flowers

For a chance at winning an awesome prize, link your creation over at Cuttlebug Mania.
Challenge runs for 2 weeks.

Don't forget to let us know how you used your Cuttlebug!


Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"
I used Memory Box Honey Blossom Sprig, and a simple background for my card.

I added Nuvo drops for interest and attached foam behind the patterned paper panel to give it dimension.




Cuttlebug Items Used:
Memory Box Honey Blossom Sprig Die
My Favorite Things Stitched Scallop Die

I hope you can join us for the challenge!
Deneen

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Hearts Challenge

Hello and welcome here!  It's time for another Cuttlebug Mania challenge and because we are getting close to Valentine's Day, it's all about the hearts.


Challenge - Hearts


For a chance at winning an awesome prize, link your creation over at Cuttlebug Mania.
Challenge runs for 2 weeks.

Don't forget to let us know how you used your Cuttlebug!


Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"
I need to make a new light station so the lighting isn't that good because it was dark when I took the pictures, lol.  I went with a simply stated wedding card with a heart.

I used fun foam to cut out the heart from, to make it appear raised.



Cuttlebug Items Used:
Impression Obessession Floral Lace Heart Die
WeRMemory Keepers Quilted Embossing Folder

I hope you can join us for the challenge!
Deneen

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Hello!! I'm back!! I've had a rough couple of years, ending with the unexpected loss of my husband and father to our 3 kids.  But I am back, and crafting has been my therapy.

It's time for another Cuttlebug Mania challenge.  This time you need to have a snowman on your project.

Challenge - Snowman


For a chance at winning an awesome prize, link your creation over at Cuttlebug Mania.
Challenge runs for 2 weeks.

Don't forget to let us know how you used your Cuttlebug!


Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"
I kept mine simple. I die cut my cardstock and then stamped the snowman.  I finished with a word die and used foam squares to give it a bit of dimension, and Stickles to add some sparkle. 





Cuttlebug Items Used:
Lawn Fawn Scripty Joy Die
Simon Says Stamp Bundle of Stitched Shapes Die

I hope you can join us for the challenge!
Deneen

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Cuttlebug Mania Summerstop Challenge

Hello and welcome here!  It's time for our last Cuttlebug Mania challenge for Summer!!!  But no worries, we'll be back come September!!


Challenge - Summer


For a chance at winning an awesome prize, link your creation over at Cuttlebug Mania. 
Challenge runs for 2 weeks. 
Don't forget to let us know how you used your Cuttlebug!


Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"
Flowers are summery, so I went with flowers.  I used an older favourite, Memory Box Honey Blossom Sprig.  It's difficult to see but I also embossed the background using We R Memory Keepers 3D embossing folder Quilted.

Recipe:  PP-scrap pieces, sorry, CTMH White Daisy CS, Bazzill CS-blue, We R Memory Keepers Quilted EF, Memory Box Honey Blossom Sprig, My Favorite Things Stitched Rectangles, Foam, Rhinestones.


Cuttlebug Items Used:
We R Memory Keepers Quilted Embossing Folder
Memory Box Honey Blossom Sprig Die
My Favorite Things Stitched Rectangle Die

I hope you can join us for the challenge and have a safe and relaxing Summer!!!
Deneen

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Cuttlebug Mania Frame Challenge

Whoops, lol, we had a holiday on Monday here in Canada...Victoria Day...and I totally got messed up on my day.  If you've come back, I've now added the info to the post, lol!!!

Hello and welcome here!  It's time for another Cuttlebug Mania challenge, this time it's about butterflies...or birds!


Challenge - Butterfly or Birds


For a chance at winning an awesome prize, link your creation over at Cuttlebug Mania.
Challenge runs for 2 weeks.

Don't forget to let us know how you used your Cuttlebug!


Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"
I went with birds.  This die is from Elizabeth Crafts and it's a very delicate die, but I love the branch/bird combo.

Recipe:  PP-Kaiser Craft Lilac Whisper Collection Mauve, CTMH White Daisy CS, Bazzill CS-green & brown, Elizabeth Craft Designs Love Birds, Spellbinders Floral Ovals, Foam.


Cuttlebug Items Used:
Elizabeth Crafts Designs Love Birds Die
Spellbinders Floral Ovals Die
We R Memory Keepers Quilted Embossing Folder

I hope you can join us for the challenge!
Deneen

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Cuttlebug Mania Birds or Butterflies Challenge

Whoops, lol, we had a holiday on Monday here in Canada...Victoria Day...and I totally got messed up on my day.  If you've come back, I've now added the info to the post, lol!!!

Hello and welcome here!  It's time for another Cuttlebug Mania challenge, this time it's about butterflies...or birds!


Challenge - Butterfly or Birds


For a chance at winning an awesome prize, link your creation over at Cuttlebug Mania.
Challenge runs for 2 weeks.

Don't forget to let us know how you used your Cuttlebug!


Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"
I went with birds.  This die is from Elizabeth Crafts and it's a very delicate die, but I love the branch/bird combo.

Recipe:  PP-Kaiser Craft Lilac Whisper Collection Mauve, CTMH White Daisy CS, Bazzill CS-green & brown, Elizabeth Craft Designs Love Birds, Spellbinders Floral Ovals, Foam.


Cuttlebug Items Used:
Elizabeth Crafts Designs Love Birds Die
Spellbinders Floral Ovals Die
We R Memory Keepers Quilted Embossing Folder

I hope you can join us for the challenge!
Deneen

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Cuttlebug Mania Interactive Card Challenge

Hello and welcome here!  It's May!  Wow, it feels like I was just posting and the snow was flying.  Now it's already May!  I hope you'll join us for another Cuttlebug Mania challenge.


Challenge - Interactive Card
(pop up cards , slider cards, shaker cards etc.)

For a chance at winning an awesome prize, link your creation over at Cuttlebug Mania. 
Challenge runs for 2 weeks. 
Don't forget to let us know how you used your Cuttlebug!

Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"
My friend Monica shared an interactive pull-out page for her mini album HERE.  I adjusted it for a card...because who doesn't love surprises in their cards!!!  

The BoBunny Selfie frame and Carta Bella paper came from one of my FAVOURITE stores...Country Craft Creations! (You have got to check out Tamra's Facebook group, it is FULL of tutorials...like Monica's that I shared here!!)

What's this?? A tag? I used a cut-a-part for the tag front, but inside...

Tada! I watercoloured some blossoms for a fun surprise!!

The mechanics from the side.

I fussy cut the flower pots, watering can, jar and trowel from the paper.  On the heart I used Nuvo glitter but from this angle you can see the shine.

Recipe:  PP-Carta Bella Spring Market, Bazzill CS-brown, green, cream & pink, Vellum, BoBunny Selfie Die, Marianne Designs Tags (CR 1352), Cheery Lynn Mini Fanciful Left, Cuttlebug Swiss Dots EF, Le Plume II-#150 Olive Green, #45 Sepia, #63 Wine, Distress Inks-Faded Jeans & Vintage Photo, Penny Black SS-First Blush, Just Rite SS-Grand Sentiments, Versafine Onyx Black Ink, Corner Rounder, Nuvo Glitter Drops.

Cuttlebug Items Used:
BoBunny Selfie Die
Marianne Designs Tags Die
Cheery Lynn Fanciful Flourish Left Die
Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder

I hope you can join us for the challenge!
Deneen

Friday, April 27, 2018

Heartfelt Creations April Blog Hop

Hello and welcome here!  It finally feels like Spring in my neck of the woods, I hope you're having lovely Spring weather too!  It's hard to believe it's the end of April but that means it's time for another Heartfelt Creations Alumni Blog Hop.  If you've come from Alissa's Blog, you're on the right path, if not you can find the Blog List at the bottom of my post.


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  Leave a  comment on each blog for a chance to win a $25 Gift Certificate.
 Contest closes Monday Apr. 30th 11:59 pm EST.

 The winner will be announced May 2nd on the HC Blog and Facebook page


 Good luck and have fun!


I made this cute little Traveling Case for this month's Blog Hop!  I found the instructions (by Tamra) over on Authentique's Facebook page HERE.  It's super cute and I couldn't resist making it all fancy.

I used Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, I just love the blues and greens together.  The ornamental pieces are from my favourite die set Arianna Lace.

 I kept the outside 'plain' because I wanted the wow factor to happen when you open the box!

For the handle I used one of the border dies from Border Essentials.

Tada!  I envisioned the flowers tucked in the corner of the lid, but then I imagined them flowing down into the bottom part too!  You can store keepsakes in here.  Or leave some of the flowers off and use it on your desk to store paperclips etc. too!!!

I used another favourite, Window Box Elements die for the ornamental piece in the lid.

The flowers are stamped and cut using Botanical Rose.  They were cut using patterned paper in the Flowering Dogwood paper collection and white cardstock.


I love the cascading effect!  And it closes nicely, the flowers are small enough that they don't interfere with each other when closed.



I used Papericious Crystal Clear Glitter, Mini Prills and Nuvo Crystal Drops to embellish the flowers.

And finally, the bottom of the box inside.

Recipe- Heartfelt Creations PP-Flowering Dogwood, Heartfelt Creations Dies-Arianna Lace, Botanical Rose, Border Essentials & Window Box Elements, Heartfelt Creations Stamp-Botanical Rose, Heartfelt Creations Misc.-Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, Mini Prills-Minnie Pearls, Papericious-Crystal Clear Glitter, & Nuvo Crystal Clear Drops-Ivory Seashell, Bazzill CS-Mysterious Teal & mint green, CTMH CS-White Daisy, CTMH Ink-Blush, Whisper & Juniper, Magnets, Foam, Pearls.

Now it's time to hop on over to Archana's Blog!
Deneen

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Cuttlebug Mania Sketch Using Orange Challenge

Hello and welcome here!  It's time for another Cuttlebug Mania challenge.  This time we'll be using a Sketch and the colour orange!


Challenge - Sketch & Orange
(use the sketch and have orange on your project)

For a chance at winning an awesome prize, link your creation over at Cuttlebug Mania.
Challenge runs for 2 weeks.

Don't forget to let us know how you used your Cuttlebug!


Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"
Orange is not one of my go to colours but I like using orange for masculine cards, so I'm sharing a masculine card using the sketch for inspiration.  I used this paper for a folio I was working on and decided to use the scraps to make a card!

I die cut stars in the same background colour to give it some dimension because it looked flat after using 3 pattened papers for the rest of the card.

Recipe:  Echo Park PP-Walking on Sunshine-Beach Balls, Direction Arrows & Lobster, Bazzill CS-dark blue, twilight & yellow, CTMH White Daisy CS, CTMH Stars Die, Marianne Designs CR1552 (Tag) Die, Quick Kutz Nesting Stars, Simon Says Stamp Bundle of Stitched Shapes, Lawn Fawn Tiny Tag Sayings-Birthday, , Versafine Onyx Black Ink, DCWV Glitter Paper, Twine, Ribbon, Foam, Sequins.

Cuttlebug Items Used:
Close To My Heart Stars Die
Marianne Designs CR1552 (Tag) Die
Quick Kutz Nesting Stars Die
Simon Says Stamp Bundle of Stitched Shapes Dies

I hope you can join us for the challenge!
Deneen

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Cuttlebug Mania Baking Challenge

Hello and welcome here!  It's time for another Cuttlebug Mania challenge and this time it's all about Baking...so think kitchen, cupcakes, aprons etc.


Challenge - Baking
(kitchen themed, cupcakes, aprons etc.)

For a chance at winning an awesome prize, link your creation over at Cuttlebug Mania.
Challenge runs for 2 weeks.

Don't forget to let us know how you used your Cuttlebug!


Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"
I went with an apron.  I roughly drew an apron shape, cut it out and then traced it onto a piece of patterned paper, and finally fussy cut it out.  I then used My Favorite Things Scallop border to die cut a fancy edge for the bottom and top of my apron.

The sentiment was from Jen Hadfield Homemade, DIY Home Family Rules patterned paper...it was perfect for my Baking themed card!

I dressed up the corner using Lawn Fawn Hearts and My Favorite Things Corners dies.

Recipe:  PP-Simple Stories Domestic Bliss Work It Girl & Mom Rules, & Jen Hadfield Homemade DIY Home Family Rules, CTMH White Daisy CS, Simon Says Stamp Bundle of Stitched Shapes, My Favorite Things Stitched Scallop & Corners, Lawn Fawn Hearts, Papertrey Ink Filigree Border, Foam, 1/8" White Grosgrain Ribbon.


Cuttlebug Items Used:
Simon Says Stamp Bundle of Stitched Shapes Die
My Favorite Things Stitched Scallop Die
My Favorite Things Corners Die
Lawn Fawn Hearts Die
Papertrey Ink Filigree Border Die

I hope you can join us for the challenge!
Deneen

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