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Karaoke Gift Card Holder w/NJC

Its time for a new challenge over at Not Just Cards!!  As always, anything goes!!  This challenge is sponsored by

I got to play with this funny digi “Karaoke Claus” from Doctor Digi.  Totally not something I would have picked on my own but I had a ton of fun working with it!  I made a gift card holder… I know it’s something really simple and my photos suck =o( but I’m swamped with Christmas!!!!  I can’t believe it’s just a few short days away!!

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Off to get more done in time for Christmas… I hope!!  Take care and have a wonderful week!

lovies, =o) kel

 

 

Cluck Together! w/DDD

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One more of those dang birds that are too cute for me to hate.  haha.

This is another card for Diane’s Daydream Designs.  This card totally reminds me of my BFF… I think it’s something she would totally crack up at, so guess who this card’s going to??  haha.  Good thing she doesn’t read my blog!  Or at least I’m pretty sure she doesn’t!!

IMG_8250PP and sentiment from Diane’s Daydream Designs, cardstock from scraps

I’m using more papers from the Country Morning Digi Papers set and using one sentiment from the Simply Eggstraordinary Sentiments set.  What’s cool about this sentiment is that you can either use it on it’s own or paired with these three hens.  SUPER CUTE, right??  How could I not use them together??

Happy Saturday, friends!  Hope your Christmas season is going well… I can’t believe it’s the weekend before Christmas already!!!

lovies, =o) kel

Santa & Friends w/WD

Today’s my DT day over at Whimsie Doodles!  It’s my first solo post… how exciting!!

For today’s card, I’m using all FOUR wonderful images from the Santa & Friends set (in the middle of the “What’s New” page) because I couldn’t decide which one to use!  lol.

IMG_1800Santa & Friends images by Whimsie Doodles, PP by KI Memories, rubon by Pebbles, CS by American Crafts, Punches by EK Success (border) & SU! (label)

I also went with this super fun, super old KI Memories paper with these non-traditional Christmas colors!  Love it!

Thanks for swinging by… can you believe Christmas is only ONE WEEK away?!?!?!  So much left to do!!!

lovies, =o) kel

 

Santa says ‘No PantsPeeking’

Guess what?!? I am officially a Doodlelicious Diva, one of the newest members of the Whimsie Doodles Design Team!! So excited to have been chosen to join such a wonderfully FUN and SUPER TALENTED group of ladies!!

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There’s a monthly challenge on the Whimsie Doodles blog… and they award two winners with some awesome prizes!!  One winner will be drawn at random to win a FREE Whimsie Doodles image of their choice from our latest release.  And the second winner will join our team as a Guest Artist!!  How cool is that??  Check out the challenge to see the details!

This month’s challenge theme is “Celebrating the Holidays” and I got to work with this super cute image, Treats for Santa.  Little A absolutely LOVES dogs and this image made me think of him!!

kel_WD_DecChallengeImage by Whimsie Doodles, PP by Pebbles Inc., CS by American Crafts, sentiment by SU!

And why the title ‘No PantsPeeking’ you might ask??? BECAUSE I FORGOT SANTA WEARS LONG PANTS hahahaha!!!!  J says it’s because it’s Hawaii and he doesn’t need long pants!!  lol!!  One of my crazy fellow Divas pointed it out and it hit me like a ‘DUH!’ moment!!!  I was going to recolor him and cover him up a bit but the consensus was to just leave it and I agree… he’s a lot more fun this way!  I’m still shaking my head and laughing at myself.

Anywhoo… I used Mojo Monday #238 for this card.  Perfect for using up scraps… although this wasn’t from scraps… but I have scraps now!!  hahaha!!

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Make sure you swing by and join our challenge!!!  So much fun on this team so far… counting myself lucky!!!

lovies, =o) kel

Christmas Card Sunday 12-14-14

First off, I do apologize for the lighting and photos… things are still alllllll over the place due to construction and there’s nowhere to set up my beautiful new light box.  So I’ve resorted to what I used before – a tri-fold project board and daylight lamp!  Not as beautiful as with the light box, but it works in a pinch and hopefully I’ll be able to put the rest of the house back together this week and set up my light box again!

Anywhoo, it’s Sunday and time for Christmas Card Sunday again!! These cards are made with embossing powders and acetate papers!  I made two different colors because I wanted to try and do something fun and bright and I just didn’t want to do plain ‘0l white snowflakes.  Super happy with how fun they are!

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IMG_1681snowflake stamps by Hero Arts, sentiment by SU!, all else from stash

Happy Sunday!!

lovies, =o) kel

 

Another Non-Christmas Card!

Just a quick make for me in the wee hours of the morning!  I wanted to make sure I made it before the deadline!!  This card is for the ChiChi Memories November Challenge using the Girl in Umbrella limited Freebie and this sketch:

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She was super cute to work with and I couldn’t think of what I wanted to use her for so I left off the sentiment.  And I think the fact that the Christmas spirit hasn’t kicked in yet helps me be able to craft these non-Christmas cards I’ve been making recently!  And today’s J’s birthday… so we’ll be celebrating through the weekend!  I’ll see you back here soon though!!  Thanks for stopping by!

lovies, =o) kel

Anything But Christmas! w/DDD

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Diane’s Daydream Designs is sponsoring Penny’s Papercrafting Challenge today!  The theme is “anything BUT Christmas” and I love it!!  I’m TOTALLY NOT feeling the Christmas spirit here…I’m not being a grinch, I promise!!  Thanksgiving came WAY too late this year and with 2 construction projects still in the works we haven’t been able to decorate. I don’t think we’re even getting a real tree this year… will probably set up the small fake one we usually set up in the boy’s room and get a couple fresh wreaths so the smell is in the house.  Once we get the smell in here I’m sure my Christmas spirit will pick up!!!

The card I made for this challenge uses images and a sentiment from the On The Move Ensemble.  TOTALLY not Christmas at all!!  haha!!  I just adore these cameras.  There’s different colors too but I wanted something that ‘popped’ against the black cameras so I went with yellow.

IMG_1645On the Move Accessories & Sentiments by Diane’s Daydream Designs, everything else from stash

 

Thanks for swinging by, and send some of your Christmas spirit my way!  It may help me get merry faster!!!  lol.

lovies, =o) kel

I’ve linked up here:
Penny’s Paper-Crafty Challenge – Anything But Christmas

House of Cards Reminder w/DDD

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This is a mid-way reminder that Diane’s Daydream Designs is sponsoring the blog hop going on over at the House of Cards!!  The theme this hop is Christmas and once again, here’s the inspiration picture:

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and here’s my card:

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image and papers by Diane’s Daydream Designs – Rudy Doody ensemble (color digis, sentiments, paper), cardstock by American Crafts, bling from stash

This time, I took the brown and reindeer as my inspiration.  How cute is this reindeer?!? I absolutely LOVE how fun and bright this whole ensemble is!!  Definitely making some kids cards and maybe even notebooks with this set!!  And I used a sketch: Mojo Monday #178 for this one.  It came together so quickly I was super happy!!

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The blog hop over at House of Cards ends on the 15th… you have one more week to check it out!

lovies, =o) kel

Birthday Gift Bag Topper w/NJC

Hey all – I have a project to share as part of the Not Just Cards DT!  This is a new DT for me… I thought it would push me to craft outside the box and do something other than cards!  Love a good challenge and this is definitely one!!  This is Challenge #8… if you’re new to this challenge, it’s always themed Anything Goes and even though the challenge is called “Not Just Cards,” cards are more than welcome!!  It really is anything goes!!

This challenge we’re sponsored by:

I got to play with this super cute Dilly Beans image called ‘Penny’s Heartstrings.’  She is just so cute!!

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And I TOTALLY MADE A BOOBOO.  Can you tell???  haha.  In coloring her hair, I accidentally streaked a grey line inside of the left-most heart… and I couldn’t color over it to fix it at all!!  So I decided she was going to wear a striped outfit and those hearts were going to be somewhat transparent!  hahaha!!  Yay for being able to make it work!  And I’m super happy with her purple hair!!  Grays and purples are so unusual for me to work with but I like it!

Swing by the challenge… there’s a ton of wonderfully generous sponsors which means tons of prizes to win!!

lovies, =o) kel

Back with SID!!

Just a really quick post for me today.  Baby Z had his 2-mo checkup yesterday and it came with 3 shots… so he was fussy, feverish and his poor chubby legs were sore =o(  and I was EXHAUSTED and couldn’t get ANYTHING done… luckily he gave me about an hour of a break and I was able to get dinner made and on the table.  But that was about it for productivity.  haha.

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I just wanted to share some really fun news… I’m back with the Stick it Down double page team!!  yay!!  There’s actually a new badge coming but I found my old one in the mean time!!

I was lucky enough to have made it for their first term but then… well, you know the story by now.  haha.  Glad to be back and there’s some changes to come January 2015!  There’s still 3 sketches – card, single page layout, and double page layout… but they all launch on the 1st of the month and close on the last of the month.  So much easier to keep track of!!

I’m off to get some cleaning done… We have 3 different projects going on starting tomorrow – the contractor who is extending our walkway (been here since before Thanksgiving) and building a small retaining wall, the roofer who is giving us a new roof (he started Tuesday), and the people installing our AC.  I know, it’s crazy to be doing all of this at once but that’s how their schedules worked out and it is what it is.  And I know, we don’t really need AC now that it’s winter and finally cooled down but we still have these random hot and muggy days depending on which way the wind blows.  And if that doesn’t happen this winter, we’ll just be better prepared for next year!!

Have a wonderful Wednesday!!!

lovies, =o) kel