Sunday, January 30, 2011

DCD Christmas Bog-Hop Candy Winner!

Hey all! Drum roll please... The winner (chosen through Random Org) of my DCD Christmas Club blog-hop candy is #12- which is Scrappy Jacky! And yes, because I surpassed 25 comments, I added 5 extra Tilda images! Hope u like!! Email me your info sweetie (click on the apple on my sidebar) and I'll ship it out tomorrow! Happy crafting and don't forget to enter our next DCD Christmas Challenge, next Saturday, February 5th. xox Trish

For the One You Love-Must Use Hearts!

Hey all! Hope you've enjoyed your week-end! We've been bombarded with snow! Only one more day until February starts- I can't wait!! I love decorating for Valentine's Day-my son's birthday, as well! of course I have to incorporate his themes, but his year he told me he didn't want a theme-so hearts prevail will in my house! The theme for this fortnighly challenge at Totally Tilda is to create a card for the one you love and you have to use hearts in your creation! My card has a heart doily and two heart brads and the sentiment is self-explanatory and created by Prairie Fairy. I love this Tilda image to bits. My papers are from K & Company, flowers WOC. I'm entering the following challenges: Craft Your Days Away (Love), Mark's Finest Paper (Valentine's Card), Simply Create (Give Your Heart Away), Charisma Cardz (Valentine/Love) and Mami Doodles (Magic of Love). Can't wait to see your creations! Hope u like! xox :)

Friday, January 28, 2011

For a Sweetheart!

Hey gang! Yay, it's finallyFriday and January is almost over!! People who know me well know that I hate January! It's cold, it snows, flu germs, kids coughing, it's cold, it snows...LOL So I'm excited for February!! My son is a Valentine's baby and I love to decorate the house in pinks and reds. Of course, he hates it now, but as a toddler he "woved it"! So, I loved making this cutie with one of my favorite Prairie Fairy characters-Gillian! My daughter asked me when I was coloring this image-"why do you color her glasses turquoise blue all the time?" I guess I think of Gilly as my alter-ego. I got my first pair of glasses when I was 10, and guess what color they were? Yup, the same color-Then, when I was around 12-13, I got the Sally Jessy Raphael glasses in a similar color!! Big helmet hair, braces and blue rimmed glasses- Very CHIC-thank God the 80's are over!! The challenge this fortnight at Fairy Fun Fridays is to make a card for a sweetheart! I don't know to whom I will give this yet!! No sweethearts here! Maybe my daughter-depends on who behaves well from now until then!! I'm entering the following challenges: Charisma Cardz(Valentines, Love), Delightful Challenges , Meljen Designs(Include/Make something with a Heart) and A Spoonful of Sugar (Valentines). Hope u like! xox T.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

PCS-New Release Wonderland Digis!!

Hey all! Pink Cat Studio is releasing a new set of "Alice in Wonderland" digis today and a freebie with every purchase made today as well. Click on the image icon above to get to the site! The freebie is the set of stacking teacups. I'm a huge fan of Walt Disney-had all the cartoon movies and of Tim Burton, but I have to say Burton's version "Wonderland" rocks!! I may have watched it 20 times with my daughter! Johnny Depp and those eyes-mesmerizing!! LOL. So, to say the least, I had fun making these two cards. The buttons on the Mad Hatter's card are from my grandma who recently gave me a shoebox full of vintage buttons! Love them! My papers are from CTMH-the cherry line. I'm entering the Mad Hatter in Cards for Men (Let's Party!) hey-it's the Mad Hatter-you never know what he has up his sleeve-isn't he always up for a tea party?!, All Sorts (For a male/boy) and in Aly's Sunday Challenge (For the guys) and my Alice card in Gem of a Challenge (Ribbon and Lace), Tip Top Tuesday (Fab Flowers), Flourishes (Add some hardware) and Crafty Cardmakers (Floral). Hope you like! xox Trish

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Tilda!

Hi gang! Do you like my new blog lay-out? I absolutely love it-it fits me to a tee! Prairie Fairy made it for me, as she also does blog deisning too! So to celebrate, I made a Tilda creation- actually had time tonight! Very rare lately! I'm entering Magnolia Down Under's Challenge (3 R's). I recycled the corrugated cardboard from plate inserts/protectors I bought in the city the other day, the ribbon is from a gift box from the Body Shop, the leaves are from my wedding bouquet that I finally took apart this year, when I was moving, the buttons are all oldies that my grandma passed down to me and lastly that kraft paper oval is from the back of a Jolee's sticker package you get at Micahels! I think I did good with the 3 R's!! I'm also entering Paper Pretties (sewing),Magnolia Stamp Lovers (being sentimental), and Tuesday Throwdown (distressing). Hope u like! xox Trisha

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Happy Snowy Birthday! DCD's 1rst Anniversary and Blog-Hop!!

Here's my candy!!!

Hey all! If you came from Chrissy's site, then you are on the right track!!

Can you believe it's been a year since Susie has created DCD's Christmas Club challenge! Yes, there have been some changes, as well as some wonderful additions of fabulously talented women to the team-but the Christmas spirit still lives weekly here at this site!

To celebrate our anniversary, we are having a blog-hop and we are being sponsored by Prairie Fairy. The winner of the hop will get to choose 5 free digi image. Plus, at each site that you visit and leave a comment, you will be entered to win the Birthday candy that they are showcasing.

My B-day candy consists of the pearls, gems, stickers, brads, tags, ribbon, 5-6x6 papers, 2 resin cherub decos and 5 Tilda images. If I get more than 25 comments, I'll throw in extra goodies!!

The theme for this challenge is to Make a winter/Snowy Birthday card-NOT A CHRISTMAS CARD!! Just follow the card making challenge rules, the blog-hop rules and you should now be good to go!! Remember, the challenge lasts for 2 weeks and ends February 4th.
The blog-hop candy draw at each DT site will take place on January 3oth!! Stay tuned and Good luck!!

In case you get lost, here is the order of the hop:
Lastly, go back to the DCD Christmas Challenge site and leave a comment there too! I hope u like my card, leave me a comment and your link to enter my candy and you should now visit Lori's site. Enjoy the Winter cards and happy hopping!

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Pink and Girly, Oopsie-Mine's Purple!

Hey gang! I have a funny story-maybe some of you bloggers can relate. My good friend Lori and I are teammates for Do It with Digis and when I saw she had used the same image I had chosen (which we do all the time!!) I told myself that my dress would have to be purple. It's only after I had cropped and photoshopped my piccies did I realize my huge mistake!! I even altered the color to try and make it look pink, but it looked like I smeared Pepto Bismol all over it! So now, I'm sitting this one out as a DT member, but I am still promoting this fortnightly's challenge, at Do it with Digis, which is PINK and GIRLY! We were so kindly sponsored by Di's Digi Downloads and she supplied us with these cute girly images. She is also giving the winner 5 digis of their choice. Also, if you use a sentiment from Sentiments 4 You, you can win a $10.00 gift certificate to the on-line shop!! I'm entering the following challenges Creative Belli (anything with 'P') Mine's Purple, and Karber's Weekly (Use a digi and ribbon). Hope u can still enjoy looking at this card! xox Trisha

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Baby, Baby!

Hey all! This fornightly's challenge at Totally Tilda is to use a baby image. I got these yummy papers for Xmas from a fairy good friend and the image from another great gal! Thanks so much! Can't wait to see all your amazing creations! I'm entering Just Magnolias's challenge (My favorite things) My faves are Magnolia stamps and Martha Stewart punches, especially my butterfly!!, Stamp Something (Anything Goes), Raise the Bar (use a child image), Ellephantastic (New Beginnings) xox Trisha

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Christmas Lace!

Hey gang! Sorry my Sat. post is so late-I just forgot to schedule it! So this week's challenge over at DCD's Christmas Club is to use lace! We are happy to be sponsored by Robyn Fetish, who supplied use with some of ther images. I've got to run to a hockey tournament for my son- I'll find some nice challenges later too-so un-organized this morning-aaak! I'm entering ABC's challennge (L-Lace), and ABC Christmas (A-Anything)Hope u like!! xoxo

Friday, January 14, 2011

Happy Birthday Fairy!

Hi gang! This week's challenge at Fairy Fun Friday is to make a Birthday card, so get creative! I used this digi image from Prairie Fairy-I totally love her and have had her colored for at least six months! I have tons of colored images, but I just need time!! I also used fellow DT member Lynne's sentiment, available at Sentiments 4 You. I'm entering the following challenges: Ai Factory (Anything Goes), Cute Card Thursday (Monochrome), Karber's Weekly (use pearls) and Mami Doodles (Mostly Blues). I used my new pearl brads! I hope u like! xox Trisha

Thursday, January 13, 2011

New PCS Valentine Digis!

Hey gang! Only one month left until Valentine's Day-so it's time to stock up on some new Valentine Digis. Pink cat Studio has these super-cute loving Dinosaurs waiting to be bought, and you get a freebie with every purchase today! My son is born on Valentine's Day and absolutely hates all the lovey-doviness of the occasion! He's going to be 11, you see. I told him when he was 17, he'd be loving this occasion and attention from all his "girl friends"! He just stormed off! LOL. Here are my 2 creations with these cute images. I'm entering Fab'n'Funky's challenge (Warm and toasty colors) for my 2nd card, Southern Girls (Lovey-Dovey) and Pals Paper Arts (Valentine). Hope u like! xox!

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Punch Out Your Sentiment!

Hey all! Happy Saturday-We are back from our Christmas break over at DCD's Christmas Club and the new challenge for this week is to punch out your sentiment! Our DT used fellow member, Lynne's fabulous digital sentiments, available at her site: Sentiments 4 You. Check it out!! I love this Tilda image so much and am actually pleased with how the Copic coloring turned out, seeing as I'm still a rookie at it-less than 2 months!! I'm entering the following challenges: A Spoonful of Sugar (Christmas), ABC Christmas Challenge, Christmas Cards All Year Round, Catch the Bug (Anything Goes), Hope u like! xox

Thursday, January 6, 2011

New Beginnings-New Baby!

Hi gang! Some exciting news! Thee's a new digital challenge blog created by good friend and fellow DT, Lynne Salmon. It's called Do it with Digis and I happen to be a member of the fabulously talented DT. The theme for this challenge is to use a digital sentiment indicating something "new", like a job, baby, house, etc... and use a digital image. My image is baby Dillon and is available at Prairie Fairy, the sentiment is from Lynne's digi store: Sentiments 4 You. I'm entering the following challenges: Simon Says Stamp, Quirky Crafts (New Beginnings) and Crazy Challenge (All things New) , Hope u like! xox

Sunday, January 2, 2011

For Kennedy!

Hey gang! Happy New Year! Can you believe it's 2011? Hopefully everybody celebrated amoung family and friends! I had fun with my kids over at some friends, skating on the river, playing hockey, eating marshmallows by the fire-it was great! The theme for this fortnightly Totally Tilda challenge is to use ribbons and roses in your creation! I was supposed to give this trinket box as a gift for my daughter for Christmas, but only finished it on the 28th of Dec.! She was ecstatic when she saw it- and I owe all the credit to my good friend and fellow DT member, Lori, who made a beautiful wall hanging for her daughter Bailey and won the Shabby Chic challenge over at MDUC! So, thanks Lori for the inspiration! I'm going to try my luck over at MDCU's challenge (a gift for you).
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