All posts tagged: handmade

ACN Sponsoring Crafty Creations!

Looking for another challenge to get you motivated?  My friends at CRAFTY CREATIONS are having a BLUE and YELLOW color challenge and A CREATIVE NEED is sponsoring this week! PSST…You could even combine our April SIGNS OF SPRING challenge with theirs and make a  creation in BLUE and YELLOW to enter two challenges! Advertisements

March Challenge Inspiration

Hello.  I hope your schedules are not too busy because there’s still time to join in our MARCH CHALLENGE!  Here’s another lovely creation from our DT member Kren to inspire you! Kren I love her colorful background using this month’s challenge colors: Yellow, Pink and Blue. Join us and don’t forget to pick up your FREE IMAGE here! Have a creative day, my friends!

Inspired CASE Study

Hello friends!   March is finally here.  The sun kindly came out this weekend and just in time for my birthday which I celebrated Sunday!  Although it’s still cold, and will be for a little while yet here in Montreal,  I am hopeful that Spring is not too far off in our future! To share my hopeful spirit with you, I have another CAS card to show you today.  I’ve combined two challenges;  CASE STUDY #180 and the Inspiration Challenge on SPLITCOASTSTAMPERS. First up is Danielle Flanders‘ card inspiring us at CASE STUDY this week…SO PRETTY! I chose this photo as my inspiration from the IC430 site POLYVORE : and fell in love with the colors! and here is my card that is a result of being inspired by both challenges… I hope it puts a little hope in your hearts for the forthcoming Spring! Have a wonderful day!  Deena

Teacher Thank You

My son gave this card to his Grade 6 teacher.  I hope she liked it! I used my My Memories Software program  to create the note and sentiment and added in my VINTAGE SCHOOL BOOKS image, coloring in only the apple. I printed this top layer, punched two holes in it an inch apart and tied the black ribbon in a bow, then mounted it to a black base card.  I used a piece of white  4″ x 5.25″ cardstock for the inside. Thanks for stopping by!   Have a creative day!! Deena

ACN Thank You

The A Creative Need digital Freebie this month is this ‘Little Jar of Flowers’!  I thought I’d make a thank you CAS card with it.  I added a cluster of flowers for the background and then the sentiment.  What do you think?  It’s the first card I make for 2013…it was about time huh?! Pick up the Freebie and make your own! If you’d like to join in this month’s ACN challenge, it’s easy… It’s a color challenge: blue, beige and white.  Add your link to the sticky post at the top of my blog, and oh ya…have fun!! CHALLENGES: Everybody Art challenge-pastel colors Southern Girls Challenge– Thank you kindly Simply Create– linky party anything goes Have a creative day!!  Deena 

Wise Words Challenge

Crafty Creations challenge this week is WISE WORDS – use a quote or saying in our creations!  Simple enough!  I decided to use a Christmas quote as I am still making my Christmas cards. I’ve designed my card using My Memories Suite, adding in snowflakes and my Vintage Holiday Mailbox.   I’ve colored the ribbon in Christmas red, and added a little sparkle to the snowflakes.  I thought this quote by Marjorie Holmes was appropriate to the season, as well as the image! Thanks for stopping by, and have a creative day!  Deena