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It’s Game On! with a FREEBIE Designer Pack

I’m pitchin’ in for Peggy this week as she started a new job and is extremely busy! So I hosted this week’s Crafty Creations Challenge for Team Two and had time to join in by making a card too! I’ve used my NEW IMAGE: “Pitchin’ In” that I am releasing today in my A Creative Need SHOP. I made a HYBRID card using my new MY MEMORIES SUITE software to create everything except the kraft background and base card.  The baseball and the bat are stickers and I’ve wrapped baker’s twine around the left edge. I used a  My Memories Suite designer pack to create the digital elements of this card!  It was easy: I opened the MyMemories Suite software and chose my album size (I chose 4″ x 6″ for a printable card project).  I  clicked on Embellishments, ADD, ‘browse others’ to open my downloaded  designer pack. I added the papers and elements I wanted to use to create my card, and when I was finished, I clicked: SHARE ALBUM ====> EXPORT PAGES and saved …

Squigglefly Monday

Happy Monday everyone!   I hope you are having a good one!   SQUIGGLEFLY always makes Monday’s better with a  fun new challenge!  This week’s challenge is my first as a new DT member and I’m happy to say that I’m one of Marloony’s Marvels!   Heather’s Headliners were up this week with their Good Ole Summertime challenge, and this week Marlene wants us to show our metal, so steel yourselves and show us what you’re made of!    WATCH OUT Heather’s Headliners, Marloony’s Marvels are elbowing their way in!  teehee a little in house rivalry, but all in good fun! I used metal brads on the tires of this cute new image by Diane Carubia called TALLY HO!  I added two more metal brads as accents at the top of the faux ribbon strips.  The image is colored with copics and I’ve used a wonderful sketch for this card from My time made Easy. (Pretty Patterns Sketch #17) Challenges I enjoyed playing in: My time made Easy: sketch Daring Cardmakers: (Suitcase) strapped to the boot of the …

Nice Ride

My husband recently bought himself  a 2005  papaya orange  Audi  TT coupe quatro.  He’d been longing for a sports car for a while and  after struggling for some time with his practical self, gave in to the pleasure of owning a second car built for speed and performance, instead of child car seat capacity and luggage space.  Although he did ask my opinion, I have never been interested in cars, nor do I know a thing about them, but I knew it meant a lot to him, so I left it to him to decide what to do.  He originally wanted it in yellow, but found this great papaya orange instead!  At first I really didn’t like the idea of the yellow or any other bright color, but now I have to admit that I think the orange is a really cool look for this car! This week’s Crafty Creations Challenge was set by Claire (hopejacare) to the theme of  TRANSPORTATION.  So, I thought I’d make a card to congratulate Des on the purchase of …

Crafty Creations Sketch

Hi everyone!   Jeanet has given us a great sketch to play with this week over on Crafty Creations challenge blog!  This is my DT sample card.  It’s going to a young boy in need of some cheering up.  If  you would like to read the whole story about Mark and maybe send him a card too, here is the LINK. This was also inspired by Mothermark’s Teapot Tuesday challenge to make an Xtreme sports card. This is my second Shopping Inspired card for my own SHOPPING INSPIRATION CHALLENGE. Stamps: Extreme Skateboard Stampin’ Up! Accessories: metal hinge, metal letter (dollar store) Paper: Pink Paislee dp, Kraft cardstock, white card stock, Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa Thanks so much for stopping by today!! I always enjoy reading your comments! Deena

Primarily Masculine Birthday

This was made for my own challenge to make a birthday card using light bright primary colors.  I had a hunch that these colors would work well for  a more masculine birthday card.  After all, most men are just boys in man sized bodies! 😉  They are kids at heart! I used this multi stripe dp from Cosmo Cricket called GET HAPPY. I stamped the VOILA! chef from SU!, colored his cuffs, pants and necktie in bright colors, and popped up his chef’s hat on dimensional foam dots.   The sentiment says “Happy Birthday” in french.  I added two black brads and voila!  What do you think?  Does it work for a masculine birthday? Show me how you use your primary colors on a birthday card and leave me a link in this CHALLENGE POST ! Have a creative day everyone! Deena

Father’s Day Card

I usually have trouble making masculine cards, but I like the way this one turned out. I picked up a few scene stamps on the weekend, and I thought I would use one for this card. The scene is colored with copics and I used two prints from K & Company and some Kraft paper for the base. Copics: B00, B01, BG11,BG13,BG15 Papers: Kraft, K & Company, white card stock Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa, Always Artichoke Thanks for stopping by, I always enjoy your company!! 😉