Sunday, December 29

Cool Dude

The challenge this week at RED CARPET STUDIOS is {New Year's Eve-create a project using something new}. I used some of my new Basic Grey papers.

One Cool Dude

 Challenges:
~Bearly Mine-anything goes
~Party Time Tuesdays-anything goes
~Crafty Creations-anything goes
~Wednesday's Creative Inspirations-anything goes
~Alphabet-W is for "whatever you wish"
~Crafts 4 Eternity-something new (BG paper)
~Creative Fingers-anything goes
~Allsorts-brown with shades of blue
~Inspirational-anything goes
~Challenges 4 Everybody-anything goes


(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Thursday, December 26

A New Year's About to Begin!

The challenge at SCRAP IT WITH A SONG is the song {Happy X-mas} by John Lennon.
The line "Another year over, a new one's just begun" made me think of a New Year's card.

Happy New Year

 Free Father Time Digi by Dearie Dolls
Challenges:
~City Crafter-child
~Twisted Tuesday-new items (Basic Grey paper) and "new" theme
~C.R.A.F.T.-New Year's
~Fairytale-New Year's
~Polkadoodles-anything goes
~Paper Makeup Stamps-anything goes
~Creatalicious-New Year's wishes
~613 Avenue Create-anything goes
~Digi Darla-anything goes
~Kaboodle Doodles-New Year's

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Friday, December 20

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

This will be my last post until after Christmas Day. I'll be back on the 26th with a new challenge from  SCRAP IT WITH A SONG.
Today's post is to remind you about the {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge in which there are digis to be won and a HUGE prize package from me! You need to check out the blog for all the details and play along!!! The more times you enter, the better your chances! 
My card has a sweet Stamping Boutique digi on it.

Peace


 Challenges:
~Anonymous Stamps-anything goes
~Crafty Calendar-cold and frosty
~My Mum's Craft Shop-Christmas or winter
~V's Sweet Ideas-holidays
~Card Mania-winter wonderland
~Eureka-Christmas
~Get Inky-Christmas
~Paper Playtime-winter fun

I would like to take this time to wish all of my bloggy friends, crafting buddies and design team pals a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY HOLIDAYS.
May the Holidays bring you PEACE, JOY and LOVE! 

From my house to yours!

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

The Season to be Happy

The challenge this week at QKR STAMPEDE is {Happy Holidays}. Here's my card.

Tis the Season


 Challenges:
~Natalie and Amy's-cute and cuddly Christmas
~Christmas Card Challenge-Christmas card
~Dream Valley-Christmas
~Glitter N Sparkle-traditional Christmas colors
~Artistic Inspirations-anything goes
~Crafty Boots-Christmas
~Eureka-Christmas
~Kaboodle Doodles-traditional Christmas colors
~Love to Create-anything goes
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Thursday, December 19

Christmas Hugs and Kisses

Candy Cane Hugs and Christmas Kisses!


Challenges:
~From the Heart-monthly challenge
 ~Basic Grey-anything goes (BG paper and sticker are Eskimo Kisses)
~Sweet Stampin'-Christmas
~ABC Challenge-B is for blue (dress), bow and bling
~Fairies-Christmas
~Sparkles Christmas-treats and sweets
~Glitter N Sparkle-traditional Christmas colors
~Opus Gluei-circles
~That Craft Place-Christmas
~Cutie Pie-cute card for someone special

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Kisses Under the Mistletoe!


Merry KISSmas!


 Digi by Sami Stamps
Challenges:
~Sentimental Sundays-non-traditional Christmas colors
~Chocolate, Coffee and Cards-Christmas
~Crafts 4 Eternity-Christmas
~Delicious Doodles-hairy legs (obviously, it's NOT the girl! Her legs are as smooth as silk!!)
~Digi Haven-Christmas card
~Totally Papercrafts-non-traditional Christmas colors
~Wags N Whiskers-Christmas
~Natalie and Amy's-cute and cuddly Christmas
~Di's Digi Designs-non-traditiobal Christmas colors
~Sweet Stampin'-Christmas

I LOVED the image as soon as I saw it because it reminded me of my dog and me!



(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Wednesday, December 18

Boys at Play

The challenge this week at CHILD'S PLAY is {legos}. 

Here's my layout.

Boys and Their Toys

 I found some random pics of the boys playing and at least 2 of these pics have legos in them! I also made little Lego embellishments from paper, a hole punch and some pop dots!

Challenges:
~Basic Grey-anything goes (BG paper and embellishments are Hey Boy)
~123 Get Scrappy-banners, baker's twine,staples
~Oozak-anything goes
~Sparkles-anything but a card
~613 Avenue Create-anything goes
~Artistic Inspirations-anything goes
~Just Punch It-anything goes
(I used a regular ol' hole punch to create the Lego embellishments. I inked the edges slightly around the blocks and each circle and added the circles with pop dots.I thought they turned out so cute!!)
~Love to Create-anything goes
~Everybody Art-anything but Christmas
~Crafty Creations-anything goes

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

This Dude is Rockin'

Yay!!! Another challenge has been posted at THE STAMPING CHEF! Remember we've gone weekly now!! And it's {anything goes}, and it will always be anything goes!!! Woohoo!!!
Here's my card using a digi called Nifty Nathan.

Rock On Dude


 Challenges:
~Crafty Girls-anything goes
~Craftitude-anything goes
~Polka Doodles-anything goes
~Basic Grey-anything goes (BG paper and sticker are Bowties)
~613 Avenue Create-anything goes
~One Stitch at a Time-anything goes
~Artistic Inspirations-anything goes
~Crafting From the Heart-anything goes
~Cutie Pie-cute card for special friend
~Love to Create-anything goes

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Tuesday, December 17

Winter Love

The 88th challenge is posted at {PIN}SPIRATIONAL Challenge blog. The pic is this...
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/141581982009147567/
The sponsors are The Stamping Boutique and Fresh Brewed Designs. I've used a Fresh Brewed digi on this card. Also, be sure to check out the blog for details on how you can win a HUGE prize this month from me! You'll want to play along, for sure!!!!!

I Love Winter


 Challenges:
~Digi Stamps 4 Joy-anything goes
~Simon Says Stamp-let it snow
~Crafty Little Fairies-let it snow
~Moving Along with the Times-winter wonderland
~My Heart Pieces-sparkle
~Challenges and Sweets-winter magic
~Crafty Hands-winter
~Crafty Catz-anything goes

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Monday, December 16

Christmas Ornament for the Doggy

 Here's an ornament I made for the dog. There's some of her tail fur inside the ball, mixed with white and pink glitter! Cute for a keepsake!

 Challenges:
~Crafting For All Seasons-anything Christmas but a card
~Sisterhood of Crafters-Christmas sparkle/glitter
~Crafty Ribbons-anything goes (with ribbon)
~Card Crafter's Circle-use some gold (Stickles)
~Craftitude-Christmas sparkle
~Crafts 4 Eternity-Christmas
~Crafty Catz-anything goes
~Creative Fingers-anything goes
~Totally Gorjuss-special Christmas
~Quirky Crafts-Christmas and use something special (doggy's fur)

...and here's our sweet doggy!

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Sunday, December 15

Our Blue-Eyed Boy

I did this layout for RED CARPET STUDIO challenge but I didn't realize that, as well as following the sketch, I needed to add a Christmas tree. I made a booboo and it's not included on the blog. But I'll post it here and give credit for the sketch that came from Stuck?! Sketches.

Ol' Blue Eyes

 Challenges:
 ~Oozak-anything goes
~Sparkles-anything but a card
~613 Avenue Create-anything goes
~Crafting From the Heart-anything goes
~Craft Room Challenge-a favorite creation of 2013-a favorite layout with my favorite paper, Basic Grey
~Divas By Design-anything goes
~Crafty Girls-anything goes
~Craftitude-anything goes
~Crafty Catz-anything goes
~Scrapping 4 Fun-anything goes


(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Cutest Kitty in a Stocking!!

This is a midway reminder about the challenge at CHRISTMAS CARDS ALL YEAR 'ROUND this month! It's {stockings} and here's my card.

Season's Greetings


 Digi by Sami Stamps
Challenges:
~Sami Stamps-use red and/or green
~Colour Q-color inspiration
 ~Crafty Sentiments-Christmas
~Creative Card Crew-holly/poinsettia
~Deep Ocean-Christmas
~LEJ Designs-festive fun
~Papertake Weekly-Christmas creatures
~Songbird-Christmas
~Twisted Tuesday-fussy cutting and fancy corners

 I think the little kitty looks a little like our Remington!

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Angel Friend

There's a new challenge at SCRIBBLES DESIGNS today!! It's {shades of white}.

Make Friends With the Angels


using Angel Diva & Angels sentiment

 Challenges:
~Crafty Boots-Christmas
~Digi Choosday-anything goes
~Digi Stamps 4 Joy-anything goes
~Paper Pretties-white on white
~Penny's Paper-Crafty-feminine with a sentiment
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging
~Crafty Ribbons-anything goes (with ribbon)
~My Heart Pieces-sparkle
~Card Crafter's Circle-use some gold (Stickles on stars)

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Saturday, December 14

Ya Gotta PIN it to WIN it!!

Hey, now don't you forget about the {PIN}SPIRATIONAL Challenge!!!
Here's the pic...
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/141581982009147557/

Sponsors are Bugaboo and Scribble & Scrap Shop.
I am also offering a big prize package!



Check out the blog for all the details and play along for your chance to win some digis and this prize!!

My card uses a digi from Scribble & Scrap.
The scissors can be removed and used as a bookmark.


Bookmark
 Challenges:
 ~Scribble & Scrap-anything goes
~Artistic Inspirations-anything goes
~Crafting From the Heart-anything goes
~Created With Love-anything goes
~Clear It Out-anything goes
~Divas By Design-anything goes
~Crafty Girls-anything goes
~Sister Act-anything goes
~Creative Fingers-anything goes

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Friday, December 13

Must Be Santa!

The challenge at QKR STAMPEDE this week is {show us your 3 favorite embellishments}. I've used Old Time Santa on my card and my 3 favorite embellies are ribbon, brads and Stickles.


 Challenges:
~Card Makin' Mamas-Christmas
~613 Avenue Create-anything goes
~Here Come the Boys-anything goes
~Scribble & Scrap-anything goes
~Artistic Inspirations-anything goes
~C is for Challenge-traditional Christmas
~Created with Love-anything goes
~Digi Darla-Santa
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Oh, By Golly...

Have a Holly Jolly Christmas


~Di's Digi Designs-non-traditional Christmas
~Send a Smile 4 Kids-wintertime
~Animal Friends-anything goes (with animals)
~Bunny Zoe's-wings
~Artistic Inspirations-favorite color (pink!!)
~Created with Love-anything goes
~Incy Wincy-snow
~Squigglefly-Christmas
~Top Tip Tuesday-snowflakes


(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Thursday, December 12

Stockings Upon the Fireplace

The challenge this week at SCRAP IT WITH A SONG is {Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas"}.

Many of the lines in the song were inspiration for this lovely Christmas card.
"... presents underneath the Christmas tree ..."
"... stocking there upon the fireplace ..."
"... lights are shining so brightly everywhere ..."

Challenges:
~All That Stickles-holidays
~Hiding in my Craft Room-holiday colors
~My Time to Craft-cute,cuddy Christmas animal
~Animal Friends-anything goes (with an animal-puppy)
~Card Makin' Mamas-Christmas
~Natalie & Amy's-cute and cuddly Christmas
~One Crazy Stamper-Christmas
~613 Avenue Create-anything goes
~Here Come the Boys-anything goes

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Wednesday, December 11

Hey Santa!

Here's a card I made using a digi from THE STAMPING BOUTIQUE called Sneak Peek. See the little boy watching Santa from behind the tree!!!? Hopefully Santa will remember to eat his lunch that was put down for him!!!

Happy Holidays


 Challenges:
~A Creative Romance-sparkle at Christmas
~Card Crafter's Circle-celebrations
~Crafty Hands-Christmas
~Crafty Catz-2 or more dies (leaves, banner and I also used a border punch)
~Digi Haven-Christmas
~Polka Doodles-anything goes
~Hiding in my Craft Room-holiday colors
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Holiday Joy

The challenge at LOLLIPOP LADIES is this picture, along with ribbon.

Here's my card. Check out the blog for details about the prize and be sure to enter!

Holiday Joy


 Challenges:
~A Creative Romance-sparkle at Christmas
~Card Crafter's Circle-celebrations
~Delicious Doodles-Christmas
~Digi Haven-Christmas
~Wags N Whiskers-wings (on penguin)
~Send a Smile 4 Kids-wintertime
~Animal Friends-anything goes (with an animal-penguin)

Take a look at a little snowman we enjoyed yesterday, until Miss Lexi decided that he was not to be and knocked him over and buttons went flying!!



(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Tuesday, December 10

"Sew" Nice!

{PIN}SPIRATIONAL Challenge #87 is posted!!! I really like this week's pic because it's of RIBBON!!! I love ribbon! But, there's a lot more inspiration than just ribbon! Take a look!
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/141581982009147557/

Sponsors this week are Scribble & Scrap Shop and Bugaboo. I've used a Bugaboo digi on this card.

 Challenges:
~Crafts and Me-anything goes
~Crafty Creations-anything but Christmas
~Crafty Ribbons-spots or stripes(with ribbon)
~Dare To Be Sassy-paper piecing
~Craftitude-anything goes
~Creative Finger-anything goes
~Sister Act-anything goes
~A Gem of a Challenge-anything goes
~Allsorts-anything but Christmas
~Sweet Stampin'-ribbon

Be sure to check out the blog and play along! Have you seen the prize package I'm offering this month? Well, get over there and see and play along for your chance to win it!!! Woohoo!!

...On second thought, I'll post the pics here so you can see exactly what you will want to win!!


 (140 sheets of 6x6 patterned paper!)
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

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