Sunday, December 29

Oh For the Love of Giraffe

Yup, I do love giraffes!!


Sharing my project with:
~Lasting Memories-anything goes
~Craft Dee Bowz-anything goes
~Crafter's Castle-anything goes
~Crafts Galore Encore-anything goes
~Crafty Calendar-not Christmas, add ribbon
~Creative Crafters-anything goes
~Love To Craft-anything goes
~Not Just Cards-anything goes
~Your Scrapbook Place-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Saturday, December 28

Squeaking By...

With a Christmas Hi!

Pre-colored Digi and Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~The Library Challenge-previous book
Usborne-Town-Mouse-and-the-Country-Mouse-c2007-NEW-Hardcover
~Scribbles-holidays
~Sparkles-glitter and sparkle
~Christmas With the Cuties-cute and Christmas
~Aud Sentiment-sentiment and Christmas
~Crimbo Crackers-Christmas couple
~Crafter's Castle-anything goes
~Crafts Galore Encore-anything goes
~Creative Crafters-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Fa La La La La

Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Cute As A Button-Christmas
~A Place to Start-holidays
~Cutie Pie-cute and Christmas
~Paper Funday-Christmas
~The Library Challenge-previous book
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
~~Librarian's Choice~~
~Christmas With the Cuties-cute and Christmas
~Merry Little Christmas-anything Christmas
~Love To Craft-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Wednesday, December 25

Christmas Gal

Isn't she a cutie!!!!


Sharing my project with:
~A Place To Start-holidays
~Coloring in Scrapland-Christmas
~Creative Moments-Christmas
~Cutie Pie-cute and Christmas
~Sparkles-glitter and sparkle
~Christmas With the Cuties-cute and Christmas
~Paper Girls-holiday lights
~Aud Sentiment-sentiment and Christmas
~Christmas Card Throwdown-previous challenge (April)

~Craftyhazelnut Christmas-use the word "merry"

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

We're HABS Fans!

Habs Fan


Sharing my project with:
~Lasting Memories-Christmas tree
~The Studio Challenge-Christmas traditions (these ornaments go on the tree EVERY year!!)
~Merry Little Christmas-anything Christmas
~Paper Funday-Christmas
~International Art & Soul-anything but a card
~Moving Along With the Times-anything but a card
~Inkspirational-no stamping
~Your Scrapbook Place-anything goes
~Love To Craft-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

To My Husband...

The card I made for my husband.


Sharing my project with:
~Crafting Happiness-Winter animal
~Words 2 Craft By-"For it is in giving that we receive."
~Aud Sentiment-sentiment and Christmas
~Christmas Card Throwdown-previous challenge (July 2019)
~Crafty Animals-anything with animals
~Creatalicious-Christmas reindeer
~Penny's Paper Crafty-anything goes
~Winter Wonderland-anything goes
~Brown Sugar-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Catching Snowflakes!

My {PIN}SPIRATIONAL project is very late!!!
I was busy with school stuff (final exams) and had to put all crafting on the backburner :(

But, here it is finally!!
Digi by Sassy Cheryl

Sharing my project with:
~A Place to Start-holidays
~ABC Christmas-Z is for zigzags
~Creative Moments-Christmas
~Cutie Pie-cute and Christmas
~Paper Funday-Christmas
~Scribbles-holidays
~Sparkles Christmas-Winter wonderland
~Addicted to Stamps-cold and frosty

Happy Crafting, ~DEANNE~

Saturday, December 21

Happy New Year!!

Sadly, this is the last challenge at IMAGINE THAT! CREATIVE PLAYGROUND.
Check out the challenge here to play along for  a chance to win some digis!
On my card I used Steampunk Sam.

Happy New Year!


Sharing my project with:
~Sweet Stampin'-new year
~Di Digi Designs-Winter holidays
~Sparkles-glitter and sparkle
~Crafty Animals-anything with animals
~2 Sisters on the Blog-new year
~2 Crafty Critter Crazies-anything with a critter
~Brown Sugar-anything goes
~Crafter's Castle-anything goes
~Crafts Galore Encore-anything goes
~Creative Crafters-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Christmas Deer


Sharing my project with:
~Inkspirational-no stamping
~Winter Wonderland-anything Christmas
~CRAFT-Christmas
~Sisterhood of Crafters-Christmas
~Mod Squad-Christmas
~Little Red Wagon-Winter holiday
~Try It On Tuesday-Christmas
~Holly & Ivy Christmas-anything Christmas
~Make My Monday-Christmas
~Dream Valley-Christmas

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Christmas Stocking



Sharing my project with:
~Inkspirational-no stamping
~Winter Wonderland-anything Christmas
~Jingle Belles-anything Christmas
~CRAFT-Christmas
~Sisterhood of Crafters-Christmas
~Mod Squad-Christmas
~Little Red Wagon-Winter holiday
~Crafty Gals Corner-T'is the season
~Try It On Tuesday-Christmas
~Everybody Art-Christmas colors

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Monday, December 16

Scrappin' 4 Fun Sketch Challenge

Some time this year I was a guest designer for SCRAPPIN' 4 FUN and they asked me a couple of months ago if I'd like to participate in a sketch challenge. All the guest Designers were asked to play along. I gladly agreed!!! Take a look HERE at all the beautiful creations by the very talented designers!!

The sketch is...

and I decided to create a layout (scrapbook page).

My Guys


Thanks for taking a peek!!! And be sure to check out the Scrappin' 4 Fun blog to see the other creations and vote for your favorite.

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Friday, December 13

Holiday Flowers

The new challenge at MY TIME TO CRAFT is Christmas flowers. Here's my card.

Happy Holidays


Sharing my project with:
~Scrappin' 4 Fun-Christmas
~Winter Wonderland-Christmas
~Incy Wincy-Christmas but not red/green
~Crafty Cardmakers-Christmas
~Paper Funday-Christmas-option
~Merry Little Christmas-anything Christmas
~Creative Moments-Christmas-twist
~A Place To Start-holidays
~Holly & Ivy Christmas-anything Christmas
~Try It On Tuesday-Christmas

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Merry Gingerbread!

The new challenge at IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE... is this yummy picture!!


Here's my card.


Sharing my project with:
~Time Out-merry and cheerful
~Cardz 4 Gals-cute Christmas
~Aud Sentiment-sentiment and Christmas
~Crafty Gals Corner-t'is the season
~Try It On Tuesday-Christmas
~Holly & Ivy Christmas-anything Christmas
~Make My Monday-Christmas
~Dream Valley-Christmas

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Tuesday, December 3

Frosty Winter Wishes

The new challenge at LEMON SHORTBREAD is always anything goes. On my card I used Winter Frost Fairy.

Winter Wishes


Sharing my project with:
~Creatalicious-Winter
~Sparkles Christmas-Winter wonderland
~Die-Cuttin' Divas-3 snowflake diecuts, 2 pattern paper pieces, 1 image
~As You Like It-favorite way to add snow-I like to use glitter!
~Aud Sentiment-sentiment and Winter
~Crafty Sentiments-anything goes
~The Library Challenge-inspired by a book
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Joy

The new challenge at {PIN}SPIRATIONAL is

Here's my card.

JOY

Digi by Create with TLC

Sharing my project with:
~Holly & Ivy-anything Christmas
~As You Like It-favorite way to add snow-I like to use wooden snowflakes!!
~Krafty Chicks-monochromatic
~Creatalicious-Winter
~Cute As A Button-Christmas/Winter
~Merry Little Christmas-anything Christmas
~Always Fun-snowman
~Crafty Catz-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Monday, December 2

Sparkly Season


May Your Season Sparkle...


Sharing my project with:
~A Place To Start-Holidays
~Craftyhazelnut Patterned Paper-anything with pattern paper
~SheepSki Designs-favorite things (digital stamps, paper piecing, inking)
~Dream Valley-Christmas
~Holly & Ivy-Christmas
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging
~Aud Sentiment-sentiment and Christmas
~Penny's Paper Crafty-anything goes
~Crafty Creations-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Saturday, November 30

All Is Calm

The new challenge at MY TIME TO CRAFT is create a Christmas scene. Here's my card using diecuts.

All Is Calm
All Is Bright


Sharing my project with:
~Crafty Cardmakers-no pattern paper
~Holly & Ivy-Christmas
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging
~CRAFT-inspired by a book (Book of Luke, in the Bible)
~Crimbo Cracker-Christmas and an animal
~Aud Sentiment-sentiment and Christmas
~Try It On Tuesday-Christmas song
~Crafty Creations-anything goes
~Daring Cardmakers-shining lights

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Jolly Gingerbread!!

The new challenge at IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE... is

Here's my card!

Holly Jolly Christmas

Pre-colored Digi and Sentiment by Beccy's Place

Sharing my project with:
~Creations in Pink-mostly pink
~Star Stampz-Christmas
~Holly & Ivy-Christmas
~Try It On Tuesday-Christmas song
~Fab N Funky-Christmas
~Aud Sentiment-sentiment and Christmas
~Digi Choosday-anything goes
~Crafty Creations-anything goes
~Penny's Paper Crafty-anything goes
~Southern Girls-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Monday, November 25

Jingle Bells

The new challenge at LEMON SHORTBREAD is always anything goes. On my card I used Christmas Jingle Bells.

Jingle All the Way


Sharing my project with:
~Sheepski Designs-Christmas
~Sparkles-Christmas
~Star Stampz-Christmas
~Christmas With the Cuties-Christmas, cute and Santa hat
~Double D-Christmas style (cute, I like making cute cards for my daycare children)
~Southern Girls-Holiday
~Winter Wonderland-holly or ivy
~Crafty Friends-Christmas
~QKR Stampede-anything goes
~~Top 5~~


Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

When a Woman Becomes Her Own Best Friend...

Life is Easier!

Here's my final layout for LASTING MEMORIES. The challenge is to use floral patterned paper.
I've thoroughly enjoyed my month at Lasting Memories!!

Sharing my project with:
~Creatalicious-faux stitching
~Fab N Funky-buttons
~~Top 3~~
~Krafty Chicks-not a card
~Crafty Catz-spots and stripes
~Crafty Creations-anything goes
~Penny's Paper Crafty-anything goes
~Creative Fingers-anything goes
~Craftyhazelnut Patterned Paper-anything with pattern paper
~Creative Crafters-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Sunday, November 24

Saturday, November 23

A Snow Friend

Here's your reminder about the challenge at IMAGINE THAT! Creative Playground!
On my card I used Carly's Snowman and Polar Fun digital paper ( for paper piecing).

There's No Friend Like a Snow Friend


Sharing my project with:
~CCC Digis-Christmas
~Daisy Chain-Winter
~Fabrika Fantasy-Winter time
~As You Like It-favorite way to add snow-I like to use glitter!
~Just Us Girls-photo inspiration
~Crafter's Castle-anything goes
~Crafting By Designs-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Christmas Ornaments

The new challenge at PINSPIRATIONAL is

Here's my card.

Happy Holidays


Sharing my project with:
~Creative Moments-ribbons/bows
~Get Creative-holidays
~Pearly Sparkles-Christmas
~Unicorn-Christmas
~Crafty Sentiments-Christmas
~Holly & Ivy-Christmas
~Cardz 4 Girlz-Christmas
~Southern Girls-Holidays
~Alphabet-R is for Ribbon
~Crafty Friends-Christmas

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Sunday, November 17

Love My Dad!

My guest DT is continuing at LASTING MEMORIES. This week is to use plaid paper on your scrapbook page.
Here's mine of my dad as a boy and a young man.

A Treasured Memory


Sharing my project with:
~The Studio Challenges-before and after (my dad as a boy and as a young man)
~613 Avenue Create-use scraps
~A Place To Start-color inspiration

~Do Al(l) Kreatives-anything but a card
~The Library Challenge-book cover inspiration
(I used a sewing machine to stitch on my layout)
The Sewing Machine ebook by Natalie Fergie
~Crafting With an Attitude-anything goes
~Love To Craft-anything goes
~Not Just Cards-anything goes
~Paper Funday-anything goes
~Crafty Creations-anything goes

I miss my dad all year-round but especially this time of the year. He loved Christmas and getting his children that special Christmas gift, always something you wanted!! I remember the year that Cabbage Patch Dolls were popular and he managed to get 2 for the youngest girls!!! So sweet!
He bought me my first sewing machine, my first scroll saw, and my first hot glue gun. He knew what I liked!!

I LOVE YOU DAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!! MISS YOU!!!!


Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

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