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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Live Laugh Love Rose Block

Well Good morning to everyone here. 
 I have to say that this is one of my favorite cards that I have made recently.  It was fun to color and I love the background.  I made it a long time ago and it is called the Bokah technique and fit the color scheme so I used it.  The scroll at the top is a die cut I got from an RAK and the only one I have..  Th butterfly is a die cut that I got from a friend.  The base card is a pink color that matched the pink in the background.  I wanted to keep it simple because the image is the focal point on this one.  
You can find this image on the Bugaboo site here.
I made this card for our Anything Goes Challenge at Through The Craft Room Door here

The prize this week is a $12.00 voucher to purchase what ever images you want from their site.  What a great prize... 

 Here is a little blurb about the Bugaboo Stamps.
Everything That You Ever Wanted to Know About Bugaboo Stamps: A Short Essay
As if raising five children in the frozen land of the North was not enough of a challenge, Jodie Mackrell decided to dip her cold little Canadian toes into the world of papercrafting by opening an online store full of her illustrations. That was seven years ago. Today Bugaboo Stamps is one of the leading companies in digital images, and we're still growing!  From seriously snarky to sugary sweet to sublimely soulful all the way over to the other side of the super sexy spectrum, you're bound to find all that you need and more to create your paper projects.  Jodie works very hard to provide New Releases and Freebies every week! 

So I would like to invite you to come play along with us at Through The Craft Room Door. Anything Goes Challenge this week.  
So till next time Have a great Crafting Day!!

Linda 
DT TTCRD

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Sweet Compaion

Hi all I hope everyone is having a wonderful day.  
Today is my day to inspire you for Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps.   This wonderful image is called Sweet Companion and you can find her here

I colored my image with copics and mounted her on this cool honeycomb paper.  I added the flowers and they are from Heartfelt Creations and are the Adriana blooms set.  The swirls behind are cut from my cricut.  The heart gem is from my stash as well as the gems in the centers of the flowers.  

The DT theme this week is as always Anything goes.  I do hope you will come play along with us at our Monthly challenge and you can find that here 

I am wishing you a wonderful day and happy crafting too.  

Linda DT CCK
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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Old Lady

Well Good morning to you all.  
Today  I am posting this sweet little lady  by Sandra Caldwell.   This is the image I chose to use so I could sent it to some of my "old" friends.  I have made 3 different cards with this one so far.  
I colored her with copics and looked for the perfect papers to go with her and her colors.  This one the back ground paper is from Recollections from Michaels.  The Sentiment is from sizzix and there are lots of fun ones in this pack.  The die cut that I used to cut the image from is also from sizzix and be beads are from Joanne Fabrics.  



So folks till next time Happy Crafting. 
Linda.

Poppy Love

Hi everyone.  I hope your having a wonderful day.  
Today I am posting for my DT position on the Ching-Chou Kuik Stamps design team. 
Our DT theme this week is " Use Two Ribbons"  I choose this image for the Poppy Flowers.and knew that I wanted to color it with pinks to use this beautiful pink polka dot ribbon.  I love the background paper here and it matches so well.  It was a piece that I was given by a friend so I have no clue who it is by but I love it. The hearts are enamel dots from Reccolections.  The white ribbon is from my stash. 
You can find this image on the Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps website here.
Please do come down and play along with our Monthly challenge with the Theme of "Under The Sea "
The blog address for the challenge is here.

So till next time I hope you have a wonderful day and Happy Crafting to you all

Linda DT CCK

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

BBQ Bill


Good Morning to everyone!  I hope your all having a wonderful day and will grab a cup of what ever you drink and surf my site.  
Today I am posting for Through The Craft Room Door.  My image is from Dr. Digi's House of Stamps.and you can find this image here.
There are tons of wonderful images to choose from so take your time and browse and see if you can't find just what your looking for.
Welcome to the brilliantly bizarre brain of Dr. Digi's House of Stamps.
Here you will find monsters, aliens, odd balls and Dundertons as well
as many many more wonderful digital stamps with a sense of humour.

The prize for this week is the choice of  2  images of your choice.  I know you will have a hard time deciding what to pick.  

My image was colored with Copics and the window die cut is from Heartfelt Creations.  I ran the die cut through a embossing folder to give it some texture.  I just love this image it reminds me of a friend.   I will send it to him for his birthday.  
I hope you will come play along with us at Through The Craft Room Door Anything goes challenge.  You will have a chance to win these wonderful images.   You can find the challenge here. 
So I do hope to see you there.  So till next time. Have a great crafting day. 

Linda DT TTCRD. 

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Under the Sea


Good Morning to you all.  
Thanks for coming to my Blog to check out my creations.
My image today is by Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps and you can find that website here
I love how she turned out, and Ching-Chou is a fantastic artist and I love her images. 
The Theme this month for our challenge is"UNDER THE SEA".  I do hope you will come and join us this month and make a card to play along.  It doesn't have to be a card it can be anything but if you use an CCK image you get two chances to win.  Our bog  is here for you to come join in and maybe mark it as your favorite and come back each month.
My image was colored with copics,  On the background of the image I used some eye shadow and pan pastels to do the color of the sea. .  The background is a piece of aluminum foil and run through an embossing folder then I dropped different colors of alcohol inks.  I just let it dry and then cut a bit smaller then the base card.  I cut some what I call seaweed die cuts  from sizzix of different colors.  The I got some small shells from the beach and added those too for the final embellishment.

I do hope you will come join in our challenge this month.

Till next time Happy Crafting to you all and I hope you have a wonderful day!!

Linda DT CCK

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Girls Night Out


Hi everyone today I am posting this wonderful card with this spectacular shoe image.  I made a Window card with it so you can see only part the shoe so a bit of mystery.  The image is by SheepSki Designs and I love it. You can find it here in the Esty Shop. They have a new challenge with anything goes so I hope you will come play along with them and show Andrea some love. The web address for the challenge is here   

I want to enter this card into the challenge for this month.  

I colored the image with copics and made a window card.  The flowers are Adriana Blooms and the oval was made by using a Memory makers oval cutter.  I embossed the oval and the sentiment circle with a Darice embossing folder.  The swirl with leaves is a Darice die cut.  The inside die cut is a spellbinder die cut.  I love how this one turned out.  Love the Red shoe.  It was a fun card and a different kind of me.  

I hope you will come play a long at SheepSki Designs Challenge.  

So till next time Happy Crafting.  

Linda

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Spring Flowers

Good Evening to you all.  
I wanted to post this beautiful image from SheepSki Designs.  I just love this one and had a lot of fun coloring it.  I do love flowers so this was right up my alley.  
You can find the challenge here for this image. 

I colored this beautiful image with copics and mounted it card stock  that I embossed then used distress ink to give it a bit of color.  The thinking of you is a die cut I got but can't remember the creator of it.  the pink enamel dots are ones I made my self.  I love how this card turned out an I used it for a Birthday card. 
I hope you like it and will come join the fun at the Challenge at SheepSki Designs at the address above.  This is a new challenge blog this month so lets all play along and make Andrea feel great.  Thanks all hope to see you there.
So till next time. Happy Crafting. 
Linda 

Entering this into the challenge: https://sheepskidesigns.blogspot.co. Anything goes.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Heart Of Spring

Good Morning to all of you.  This is my card for this weeks challenge over at "Through The Craft Room Door"
Anything Goes.
 This week our Sponsor is Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps  and the prize for this weeks challenge  is 2 of her absolutely wonderful images.  This one is one of her wonderful images and called "Heart of Spring".  You can find this image here.  
I colored this wonderful image with my copic and love how she turned out.   The background paper is some from my stash and my last piece so I am using it sparingly as I absolutely love it.  The swirl is from Recollections and I decided that it would be the only bling.  Ching-Chou Kuik is a wonderful Artist and this is some information on her.

Ching-Chou Kuik was born in 1979 at Pantai Remis, Perak, Malaysia . She lived in Malaysia, and moved to Taiwan at age of 19, to pursuit her fine art education at National Taiwan Normal University.
In 2003, she graduated with a Bachelor degree in Fine Arts (painting). 
While in Taipei, Ching-Chou enjoyed being an art teacher for young children from age three to twelve. The originality of the youngsters' pieces inspires her and brings enthusiasm and creativity to her works.
Ching-Chou moved to Seattle with her husband in 2005.
Ching-Chou became a full-time artist and share her art with others since Mar 2006
I am inviting you to come on down and join in the fun at Through The Craft Room Door.

So till next time Happy Crafting

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Be in My Heart


Good Morning To Everyone.
Well hello all,  today is my day to inspire you with this wonderful image called Be in My Heart. 
You can find this image here in the Esty Store.  You will find many wonderful images to choose from so grab a cup of coffee or tea and take some time to shop through all the wonderful images.  
As always our DT Theme this week is "Anything Goes". I fell in love with this image and had to have it.  I had this wonderful background paper with all the right colors.  It has glitter on it and makes the perfect background for this image.  I colored the image with my copics and popped up the image with pop dots.  I added the three enamel dots at the top which I made by melting pony beads.  I made the double ribbon bow from organza ribbon and love how it turned out. Our monthly challenge at Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Challenge for the month of March is Spring or Easter.  We also have a facebook page that you can play along with us there too.  So I hope to see you on both.  Come play along with us.
So till next week have a wonderful crafting week.  


Thursday, March 16, 2017

Floating Pearls


 Good Morning All. 
 Today is my day to inspire you for Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Challenge Blog.  This wonderful image is called Floating Pearls and you can find her here.
I looked at her and  knew that she needed to be colored Orange.  This happens to me now and then.  I colored her with my copics and the yellow dots are Viva Pearl Pen of bright Yellow.  I had this wonderful piece of Orange background paper in my stash and knew it would be perfect!  The black hearts are from Recollections.   
Our weekly theme for the team is Pearls or Gems so I did pearls via the Viva Pearl Pen.  I do hope you will come play along with us at our monthly challenge.  The monthly theme is "Spring or Easter" so come on down and play along.  
We also have a facebook page to play along with as well.  
So untill next time Happy Crafting to you all.  
 

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Artistic Dreamer

Hi everyone,  I hope all of you are all having a great day.  This beauty is called Artistic Dreamer.  This image was drawn by Heather Valentine at Lucy Sunshine.  You can find this wonderful image here.  I sure hope you will come play along with us at our challenge at Through The Craft Room Door here as it is always "Anything goes".  
  The prize for this weeks challenge is 3 digital images from Lucy Sunshine and it will be a challenge to decide which ones you want if you win.  She has so many wonderful images to choose from.

Here is a little something to give you an idea of who this wonderful artist is:
 
Heather Valentine is a lady who breathed art her entire life. She was drawing as soon as she could hold a crayons . Guided by her farther.  She found her truest joy in drawing and painting,  in a BA in arts. Heather made her way in the world by creating original drawings and installations for various global companies / corporations for advertisement and display purposes .
Heather true love has always been creating her original copyrighted characters and sharing them with her appreciative public. Her beloved characters are recognizable worldwide her signature eyes, and drawing style mostly featuring mismatched clothing and characters from days gone by. Making people smile with her art is heather's greatest joy.
So come join the fun and possibly win some wonderful images to play with.  See you all there. 

Linda DT TTCRD
 

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Spring Dreaming


Good Morning to you all.  
Today is my day for your inspiration over at Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Challenge.   This month our challenge is "Easter or Spring"  I chose Spring and did my card in spring colors.  Spring is my favorite time of year with all the new flowers blooming.  I colored my sweet image with my copics and mounted her on a white card base with the designer paper behind her.  I wove the ribbon thro the paper and glued it to the back  I then added a pretty ribbon with my new bow maker.  I showed this image to my friend an she added the green gem at the top to add a bit more bling.  I did the background with eye shadow and then sprayed it with hair spray to fix it so it won't rub off.  
I want to invite you all to come over to Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamp Challenge this month to play a long and you can find that website here: http://cck-digitalstamps-challenge.blogspot.com
We also have a facebook page to play along on as well with challenges there so get some cards made and join us in the fun.  I do hope to see you all there.
So till next time Happy Crafting to one and all.   

Friday, March 3, 2017

Poppy Power Passion Flower

Hi everyone!  I am so happy with this image. I saw a card on the net somewhere that was similar but I changed it to be my own idea.  I took the flower from another one and I erased part of it so I could just have this part.   I wanted a background so I took some background stamps and stamped on a white sheet of card stock, and then I scanned it into my computer. I saved them as a jpeg.  Then I took the flower and erased the background. Once I erased the background I saved the flower as a png to save for later use.  I merged the flower over to the background and positioned it where I wanted it and saved it as a jpeg.    I will make my card with this one later. And I did another one with a script background and a purple flower. 
I colored the flower with my copics with the RV colors and green for the leaves.  

I do hope you all like it, as I am very pleased with this one.  

Thanks for looking.   

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Garden Daisy


Welcome to all.  Today is my day for inspiration for Ching Chou Kuik Digital Stamps. 

I  chose this beautiful Garden Daisy to work with.  I love how she turned out.  I used Copics to color her with.  and the flower is by Petal loo.  I used eye shadow to do the back ground and the base is white with  the black card stock to accent the image.  
I would love to see you over at the challenge of the month with the Theme of  "Bunches of Love"  here.

We would also love to have you join us on our facebook page as well.  

Well till next week I will see you then.  Happy Crafting all.  And please come join us.