Sunday, September 30

Hey, buddy!

At PILE IT ON, the challenge this week is {for a child}. Make a card for a kid! Have fun!
Here's mine, using a digi from the sponsor Softpencil Studios.
Best Buds
Challenges:
~Bearly Mine-add a sentiment
~Party Time Tuesdays-anything goes
~Through the Craftroom Door-always anything goes
~Shopping Our Stash-fur/feathers
~Fab N Funky-F is for {friend image}
~Southern Girls-spots or stripes
~Alphabet Challenge-Q is for Queen's Jewels {3 hearts}
~A Gem of a Challenge-girly
~The Sweet Stop-sketch

~Hiding in my Craft Room-anything goes

Be sure to check out what the other ladies created for the kiddies.So cute!
 

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  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Saturday, September 29

T'is the Season to...

Give Thanks
Challenges:
~For Fun-a stamp but no digis (sentiment is done using stamps)
~Everybody Art-autumn
~Frilly and Funkie-fall into fall
~Paper Pretties-fall inspiration
~Milk Coffee-welcome fall
~Avadares-thankfulness
~Dilly Beans-fall is in the air
~Emergency Crafters-autumn leaves
~Friday Mashup-fall leaves and twine
 

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  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Friday, September 28

Happy X 2

Here are a couple of card I made last week.
 
Happy Holidays
Challenges:
~Squigglefly-decorate corners (I used a punch to decorate the corners)
~LEJ Designs-monochromatic
~Polka Doodles-favorite holiday and teal color
 
Happy Birthday To You
digi from a store that is closed
Challenges:
~Crafty Pad-inspired by a song (you know what it is!!)
~Totally Papercrafts-pretty pastel
 
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  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Yummy Gingerbread!

The challenge this time at THE STAMPING BOUTIQUE is {embossing}.
Check out my card. It's a yummy card! Gingerbread, I love gingerbread!!
You can find this digi HERE.
 
Happy Holidys
 
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Challenges:
 ~Crimbo Crackers-gingerbread
~Craftymess-distressing/aging (I used ink to distress)
TIP:distress edges of food-related images such as cookies to make it look like it's been baked!
 

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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Boo 2 U

At MY HEART PIECES the challenge for this time around is {use black}.
I used this cute digi called Celebrating the Autumn.
 
 Boo
Challenges:
~Joyful Stamper-inspire me Fridays
~Forever Night Challenges-anything goes
~Whoopsi Daisy-things with wings (bat)
~City Crafter-Halloween
~Deep Ocean-more than 2 colors
~Tuesday Throwdown-fall colors
~Craft Us Crazy-Halloween
 
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  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Wednesday, September 26

Hi!

The challenge pic at {PIN}spirtional Challenge blog this week is this beautiful photo!
Check out the blog for more inspiration from the design team!
 
Just a Note to Say Hi
Challenges:
~Broken Box Stock-fall colors
~Pattie's Creations-anythging goes
~Incy Wincy-friend
~One Stitch at a Time-Bingo (sentiment, digi, buttons)
~Kaboodle Doodles-stitching
~Totally Stampalicious-fall colors
~Crafty Sentiments-fall colors
~CYDI-fall
 
 

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  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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DT Call

LOVE TO CREATE is having a DT call! Check out the deets!

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  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Celebr8 !

At PENNY'S PAPER-CRAFTY Challenge the challenge is {more than one fold}. The sponsors are Some Odd Girl, Eye Candie, and Sassy Studio. I used a Some Odd Girl digi.
 
Let's Celebr8 You!

Challenges:
 ~Simon Says Stamp-anything goes
~Stamp N Doodle-anything goes
~Tammy's Scrapin-for kid
~Paper Shelter-anything goes
~Squirrel and Fox-celebrate the occasion
 
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  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Tuesday, September 25

Winter Friends

 
At LOVE TO CREATE the challenge is |[anything goes}!! Don't you just love that!!
The sponsor is QKR Stampede and I used a sweet snowman image available there!

Challenges:
~Make It Monday-anything goes
 ~Paper Makeup Stamps-anything goes 

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  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Monday, September 24

Pearls and Lace, Oh My!

 
At PLATYPUS CREEK DIGITALS, the challenge is {pearls and lace}. Lovely combination, don't you think! Here's my creation. It's a notebook and pencil gift set.
 
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Challenges:
 


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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Friday, September 21

Of Love,Thanks and Getting Well!

Love
Challenges:
~Cupcake Crafts-script and gold
~City Crafter-inchies
 
Heartfelt
Challenges:
~Stamptacular Sunday-less is more
~Daring Cardmakers-thank you
~Jellypark-thank you
~In the Pink-embossing
 
Heard You Had a Bug
Challenges:
~Charisma Cardz-things with wings
~Crafty Catz-buttons
~Stamp With Fun-get well
~Crafting For All Seasons-things with wings
 
Hope you all have a great weekend!! I'm hoping to see my sister and her family!!!
It's my boy's birthday too.Wish I could see him!
 
 SCROLL DOWN TO NEXT POST FOR HAMBO BLOG HOP or CLICK HERE.
Thanks!

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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Oh Joy!

At CHRISTMAS STAMPIN' ALL YEAR LONG we have it {all sewn up}! Yup. that's the challenge this week! Sewing-real or faux! And, of course, it has to be holiday themed!
The sponsor is Fred, She Said and I used a digi from there.
 
Christmas Joy

Challenges:
~Little Claire's-easel card
~Crazy Challenge-spots or stripes
~Ribbon Reel-pastels, ribbon, chevrons
 ~Stamp N Doodle-anything goes
~Little Miss Muffet-shaped card
 ~Joyful Stamper-inspire me Fridays
~Brown Sugar-anything goes
 
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Thanks!
 

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  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Broadway Bound!

Welcome to the "Broadway Bound!" blog hop sponsored by Hambo Stamps!
Today Hambo customers and the Bacon Bits Design Team are bringing you fun creations that depict Broadway show titles!

If you arrived here from KRIS you are in the right place!
If not, you might want to start back at the beginning at the Hambo blog to make sure you are eligible for the hopper prize!

~A prize will be awarded to one participant whose Broadway-themed creation tickles the Bacon Bits’ fancy in a hammin’ jammin’ way!
~Another prize will be awarded randomly to a hopper who comments on all of the blogs along the way.

The winners will be announced on the Hambo blog, Talk to the Ham, on Tuesday, September 25.
(The deadline for prize entry comments is Sunday, September 23 at 5 PM CST.)

My broadway creation is a card made using COOL CAT (which is a FREEBIE,WOOHOO!!)
Of course, the broadway show that inspired this is CATS!

You Are 1 Cool Cat

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Challenges I'd like to enter this card for are:
~Catered Crop-knot
~Cupcake Inspiration-photo

~Crazy Amigo-buttons
~LEJ Designs-sparkle and shine
~Oldie But a Goodie-ribbon (old supply is the paper clip, have had it for YEARS!)
~Celebrate the Occasion-birthday and twine/button
~Totally Stampalicious-girly birthday card

Now dance on over to PAULA's blog for another great Broadway show!

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  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Linkeroos

~Post-It Note Pad tutorial
~Criss-Cross Card tutorial
~Felt Flower tutorial
~Refrigerator Magnet Airplanes tutorial


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  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Yum!

At CHOCOLATE, COFFEE and CARDS this week, the challenge is {sweet treats}!!
How yummy is that!
The sponsor is Milk Coffee. I used one of their digis.
 
BFF
 
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Challenges:
~That Craft Place-bling it on
~Digi Designs-more than 1 diecut/punch
~Lia Stampz-3 of something (letters)
~Created With Love-tic tac toe (buttons, glitter, ribbon)
~Lollipop Crafts-at least 2 different punches/diecuts
~OLLCB-if the shoe fits
~Paper Playtime-punches and sentiment
 ~C.R.A.F.T.-children
 
Be sure to check out the yummies that the other DT members created! And play along!
 
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  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Celebrate...

Woohoo! I've been chosen as the newest member of Digi Haven. The idea of this challenge blog intrigued me from the get-go as I LOOOOOVVVEEEEEE freebie digis!
 (I even have a BLOG where I post links to freebies DAILY!!!)
 
The challenge for the next 2 weeks is {harvest time}.
 
So get searching for a freebie that fits the theme and play along!
 
Here's my card.
FREE digi from Scrap Happy Crafter
Challenges:
~Addicted to Stamps-autumn colors
~Crafty Pad-autumn colors
~One Stitch at a Time-autumn colors
~Stampin' Sisters in Christ-harvest (Galatians 6:9)
~Use Your Stuff-fall colors
~Basic Grey-harvest (used Indian Summer paper and sticker-leaf)
~Party Time Tuesdays-color inspiration
 
Check out the blog for links to the other ladies awesome harvest freebies!
Oh, and my freebies blog is called Just FREEBIES for U, a fun blog, if you're like me and love freebie digis!!
 
Have a happy Friday! 
 
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  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Thursday, September 20

It's Spooking Time!

Boo
Digi by The Stitchy Bear
Based on my Card Sketch #12
Challenges:
~Crafty Cardmakers-stitching and lace
~Squigglefly-Halloween
~Twisted Tuesday-something that flies (bat and witch!)
and 3 embellishments (ribbon,lace,chipboard)
~Crafting for All Seasons-things with wings
~Divas by Design-lots of layers
~Fab N Funky-things with wings
~Charisma Cardz-things with wings
~Paperplay-any holiday
 


(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Live,Laugh,Love


Live Well
Laugh Often
Love Much
Challenges:
~Sweet Sunday Sketch-sketch #167
~Unstampabelles-embossing
~Colour Q-color inspiration
~Tuesday Throwdown-corner punches
~Little Red Wagon-thinking of you
~Simon Says Stamp-emboss it
~Word Art Wednesday-encouraging words for friend
~A Gem of a Challenge-lemon,lilac,butterflies,bow
~Crafting For All Seasons-things with wings
 
Have a nice day, everyone!
 
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  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Wednesday, September 19

A Card for The Digi Garden!

It's fun playing with  THE DIGI GARDEN digis!!!
 
Here's a card I just finished.
 
Holiday Joy
Challenges:
~Cute Card Thursday-Christmas
~Pixie Dust Studio-photo inspiration

~52 Christmas Card Throwdown-gifts
~Inky Impressions-for a child
~Creative Stamp Friends-new stamp
~Christmas Card Challenge-Christmas card

Woohoo, Hump Day! Happy crafting, everyone!
 

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  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Get in Shape!

At PENNY'S PAPER-CRAFTY challenge blog, the challenge is {shaped cards}. Create a card that's not your regular square or rectangle. The sponsors are Crafty Sentiments, Inky Impressions and Stamping Dragon Designs.
I used a digi from Crafty Sentiments.
 
Happy Fall
Challenges:
~Broken Box Stock-circular card
~Crafty Ann's-Autumn colors
~Crafty Catz-brown/orange
~Fairy Tale-autumn
~Polka Doodles-ice cream colors (chocolate, orange sherbet)
~Wags N Whiskers-circles
~Squiggles Stamps-punches and dies
~Creative Card Crew-trees (I've used a branch diecut)
~Creative Belli-Autumn (old, forgotten embellishments are the leaf button and acorn buttons.
I've had them for MANY years!)
~Charisma Cardz-shaped card
 
 Go see all the awesome shapes the DT used at Penny's and try a shaped card and play along!
 

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  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Tuesday, September 18

Get Into Your Books

The challenge this week at THE STAMPING BOUTIQUE is {back to school}.
Here's my card. I used Smoochie Smartie Pants.
 
Let's Study
 
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Challenges:
~Pattie's Creations-embossing
~Robyn's Fetish-back to school
~Sentimental Sundays-back to school
~Kaboodle Doodles-babies and/or children
~Clear It Out-image of a child
~Creative Craft Challenges-anything goes

Be sure to check out the challenge at the blog and make plans to play along!!!
 
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  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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For Y'all!

Happy Fall!
FREE digi by Dearie Dolls
Challenges:
~Fab N Funky-harvest festival
~Perfect Sentiment-fall and twine
(I don't have any baker's twine so I'm hoping just regular twine is good)
~C.R.A.F.T.-autumn
~DYSU-twine and Kraft paper (fence)
~Catch the Bug-BINGO (button,stitching,tearing)
~Kraft Journal-lavishly layer (and Kraft paper)
~Bearly Mine-fall colors
~Digital Tuesday-things with wings (crows)
~Scrap Creations-embossing
~Shopping Our Stash-emboss it

Oh, and here are a couple of pics of the pupper!

 
 
Happy Tuesday, y'all!


(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Be Happy!

Here's the {PIN}spirational Challenge pic for this week!!! How cool!
 
 
Here's my card based on the pic. I used a cute digi from THE DIGI GARDEN.

Don't Worry Be Happy
whale shape found HERE
Challenges:
~Charisma Cardz-shaped card
~Cards For Men-use a digital
~Deep Ocean-goodbye summer
~Aud Sentiment-something funny
~Milk Coffee-at least 2 diff shapes
~Cutie Pie-shaped card
~Scrapscene-WIP Monday
 ~Crafty Boots-childrens' stories (Jonah and the Whale)

Please check out the {PIN} blog and play along this week! I'd love to see you there!!!
 

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Monday, September 17

Wishes 2 U

 Happy Birthday
U R 15
Digi by Hambo
Challenges:
~Hambo Hoedown-anything goes
~Simon Says Stamp-trendy (neon and chevrons)
~Emergency Crafters-rainbow colors
~Just Us Girls-rainbow colors
~Secret Crafters-milestone birthday
~Ready Teddy Go-birthday with a number on it AND a teddy bear
~Scrap It with a Song-{Fifteen} by Taylor Swift
~Card Mania-beary sweet
 

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  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Winging it!

The theme this week at LOVE TO CREATE is {things with wings}. The sponsor is Meljen's Designs and I've used one of her cute digis.
 
Challenges:
~Paper Shelter-punch it
~Meljen's-scrap it 
 ~Dream Valley-celebration
~Make It Monday-anything goes
~Songbird-defying gravity-something that flies
~Tammy's Scrapin' Corner-anything goes 
 ~Craft Your Passion-BINGO (,distress,bling,ribbon)
 ~Forever Friends-color inspiration
~Digi Darla-baby,baby
 
Check out the winged things that the Love To Create ladies made! Play along,too!
 
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Sunday, September 16

Grab Your Needle and Thread...

...'cause this week at PILE IT ON, the theme is {stitching}.
Create a project with some real or faux stitching.
I used a digi from the sponsor this week, Floppy Latte's Digital Designs.
 
You Are 'SEW' Nice

 
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Challenges:
~Fresh Brewed-distressing
~Bunny Zoe's-distressing
~Stamp N Doodle-stitching
 
Check out what the other ladies have done and be sure to play along!
 

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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