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Sunday, February 1, 2015

The Craft-Dee BowZ February Challenge

Hi Everyone
It's February 1 and its time for the Craft-Dee BowZ monthly challenge. For this months challenge,my inspiration card is a swing card.

Let me share it with you:

          Here is my swing card closed


A close up of my handmade flowers


My bow is a double loop bow 
 I just fluffed those loops out to make the bow really full.


My swing card - opened

We are looking for your project to be submitted in the challenge this month. As always, the theme is "Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow"

SUPPLIES USED ON MY PROJECT
Stamps:  My Favorite Things - Friend Request (sentiment); Hampton Arts Once Upon a Springtime (mushrooms)
Paper/Card Stock
: Blue CS, Cream CS, Purple CS
Ink: Distress Ink - Salty Ocean
Dies Used: Sizzix - Circle Flit-its, Sizzix Tim Holtz Alterations - Tattered Florals
Accessories: Martha Stewart Punches; 3 in 1 Hydrangea, 3 in 1 Classic Butterfly; 
Ribbon, 
Craft-Dee BowZ  tool


I am entering my card in the following challenges:


Saturday, January 31, 2015

My Projects for Mema's Crafts

February  Theme - Valentines

Hi Everyone
This is my first post for the newest DT  I am on - Mema's Crafts. Mema's Crafts hosts a challenge each month. When you visit Mema's Crafts blog, just go to the current months challenge tab above the posts.

For the month of February there are two sponsors - Bugaboo and Stitchy Bears.  I have made cards using a digital image from each of the sponsors.

Both of my projects are Valentine cards.

I made an easel card using the Bugaboo digi image.


Here is my card using Stitchy Bear image- Flutter My Heart digi is a 5"X7" card.


Please click here for more pictures and additional information for both cards.

Thanks for stopping by


Thursday, January 29, 2015

Happy Birthday

Hi there,

Thanks for stopping in. I have a birthday card to share with you today.For a dear friend, Robin

It's a triple Pivot card and I love making these.They are really not hard at all.


Here is the card closed flat.

And here it is opened.

I think she will love this card.

SUPPLIES USED ON MY PROJECT
Stamps:  My Sentiments Exactly (an old stamp)
Paper/Card Stock
: RedCS, Cream CS, Pink CS, DP
Ink: Memento - Rhubarb Stalk
Dies Used: Elizabeth Crafts - Butterfly Pivot Card
Accessories:Starform Stickers, D
imensional foam, Washi Tape

I am submitting my card in the following challenges:
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day.


Sunday, January 25, 2015

The Altered Book for Cards Class

Hi Everyone,

It has been a while since I last posted and for that I do apologize. My excuse?? Well I was prepping  for a class that I gave yesterday.

This class has been really popular. I have taught this class twice at Simply Said Rubber Stamps and have a 3rd one coming up Sat. Jan 31. I have 2 seats left. This class really takes a lot of prep time, hence my absence.

Let me share a pic or two with you. These show a page that is complete by two of the students.


I have added a new tab at the top here on my blog. This is where I will be sharing with you completed cards and other projects made by the students in my classes throughout the year.

To see more pics and a little more about this class click here

Thanks for stopping by and I will be back soon.

Barbara