Saturday, September 14

Autumn Boots

The new challenge is posted at {PIN}SPIRATIONAL and it's...

Here's my card using the picture as inspiration.

Autumn

Digi by Stamping Boutique (no longer online)
Sentiment by TLC Creations

Sharing my project with:
~Crafty Sentiments-dies,punches
~Paper Girls-"falling" in love
~Dream Valley-Autumn colors
~SheepSki Designs-dies,punches
~Daisy Chain-Autumn
~Creative Moments-Autumn colors
~Crafty Friends-Autumn colors

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Autumn Squirrel

There's a new challenge at LEMON SHORTBREAD and as always it's anything goes.
On my card I used Squirrel Acorn.

Happy Fall


Sharing my project with:
~Paper Girls-"falling" in love
~Dream Valley-Autumn colors
~Paper Funday-photo inspiration
~Daisy Chain-Autumn
~Animal Friends-squirrel

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Sunday, September 8

Little Lexi

The new challenge at MY TIME TO CRAFT is anything but a card
I created a layout of our dog Lexi when she was an adorable puppy!

Little Lexi


Sharing my project with:
~Inkspirational- crop (I cropped the round piece of scrapbook paper in half for the layout)
~Mod Squad-anything but a card
~Crafty Animals-anything with animals
~2 Crafty Critter Crazies-anything with a critter
~Penny's Paper Crafty-anything goes
~Creative Fingers-anything goes
~QKR Stampede-anything goes
~A2Z Scrapbooking-anything goes
~A Place To Start-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Saturday, September 7

Spooky Cat!

The monthly challenge is posted at PATTIE'S CREATIONS! It's things that fly. There's a FREEBIE posted as well, but you have to visit and nab it ASAP so you don't forget. Pattie is also retiring some of her digis and she's having a sale on them before they go bye-bye!
Retiring Image Sale
On my card I used Spooking Cat on Fence.

Boo!


Sharing my project with:
~Sheepski Designs-dies/punches
~Crafty Animals-anything with animals
~2 Crafty Critter Crazies-anything with critters
~Crafts Galore Encore-anything goes
~Creatalicious-anything goes
~Creative Crafters-anything goes
~Creative Moments-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Bees and Honey!

Woohoo!! The new challenge is posted at IMAGINE THAT! CREATIVE PLAYGROUND. Don't forget to play along with us! It's always anything goes!
Here's my project I did using Bees and Honey.

We Go Together Like Bees and Honey !

Just realized that I've been on this team for 7 years!!!! Wow!!! 7 years!!!!

Sharing my project with:
~Di's Digi Designs-hand-colored
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging
~Addicted To Stamps and More-make your mark (Copics)
~Incy Wincy-wings
~Crafty Cardmakers-pearls/gems
~Crafty Animals-anything with animals
~2 Crafty Critter Crazies-anything with critters

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Happy Birthday to My Blog!

Wow! IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE... is 5 years old!! Where has the time gone? We're still having so much fun with these cookie-themed challenges though!!! The challenge cookie pic is
And because it's our birthday I'm offering a $21 gc from Bugaboo!

Here's my card.

Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Di's Digi Designs-hand-colored
~Addicted to Stamps and More-make your mark (Copics)
~Crafty Cardmakers-pearls/gems
~CCC Digi Creations-for a child
~613 Avenue Create-anything goes
~A Place To Start-anything goes
~Angie's Digital Stamping-anything goes
~Brown Sugar-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Birthday Hi!

LEANN'S WORLD 101 has a new challenge posted, and it's always anything goes.
On my card I used Just Swinging.

Swingin' By with a Birthday "Hi"

Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Dragonfly Dreams-happy birthday
~Pearly Sparkles-ribbon and bow
~Crafty Calendar-lots of layers
~Sisterhood of Crafters-paper piecing
~QKR Stampede-anything goes
~Creative Fingers-anything goes
~Penny's Paper Crafty-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Sunday, September 1

Falling for Autumn!

The first challenge is posted on my SCRAPBOOKING ABCs with DEA!! It's A is for Autumn and/or Apples. I chose to go with Autumn. Check it out and play along. Challenge yourself to get some layouts done with me!!!

Fun in the Fall


Sharing my project with:
~The Library Challenge-choose your own book
Image result for fall books for children
~Crafty Animals-anything with an animal
~Crafty Friends-add embellishments (brads, Thickers letters, leaves)
~Cute Card Thursday-anything but a card
~As You Like It-favorite way to add text- On layouts I love to use my huge collection of letters (Thickers and a mixture of others)
~Mod Squad-Fall
~Your Scrapbook Place-anything goes
~Love To Craft-anything goes
~Craftyhazelnut Patterned Paper-pattern paper on project

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Christmas Wishes

The new challenge is posted at CHRISTMAS CRAFTS ALL YEAR 'ROUND and it's Christmas food/drink or Winter food/drink. This is also the 11th anniversary of my blog! Wow, I started it in 2008!! Everyone who enters this challenge has a chance to win a $20 GC or voucher to your online store of choice.

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Pre-colored Digi and Sentiment by Beccy's Place (Sweet Christmas)

Sharing my project with:
~Pearly Sparkles-ribbon and bow
~Di's Digi Designs-ribbon and bow
~Craftyhazelnut Christmas-begins with S (sparkle)
~Crimbo Crackers-anything Christmas
~Holly & Ivy Christmas-anything Christmas

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Saturday, August 31

My Sweet-Tea

You Are My Sweet-Tea

Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Sisterhood of Crafters-paper piecing
~Path of Positivity-uplifting/encouraging
~Cutie Pie-cute and favorite color combo (I love blues and greens)

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Speed Doesn't Matter

Beccy's Place has some adorable digi stamps sets available!!!
One set is called The Slow Lane.
Here's one card I did using a digi and sentiment. 
A cute turtle, isn't he!!

The Speed Doesn't Matter
Just Go


Sharing my project with:
~CCEE-encouragement
~Aud Sentiment-sentiment and masculine
~As You Like It-favorite way to add text-on cards I like to print off a digital sentiment and add it to the card front.
~Word Art Wednesday-uplifting/encouraging
~Double D-pearls
~Scribbles-add a sentiment
~Digi Choosday-anything goes
~QKR Stampede-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Wednesday, August 28

Enjoy the Slow Lane

Beccy's Place has some adorable digi stamps sets available!!! One set is called The Slow Lane.
Here's one card I did using a digi and sentiment. A cute turtle, isn't he!!

Live Life in the Slow Lane


Sharing my project with:
~A Place To Start-paper piecing (the scooter is paper pieced)
~Sisterhood of Crafters-paper piecing (the scooter is paper pieced)
~Path of Positivity-uplifting/encouraging or relaxation
~Use Your Stuff-sports ( Is scootering a sport? I think!)
~Scribbles-add a sentiment
~Crafty Creations-anything goes
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

80's Girl

The new challenge is posted at LEMON SHORTBREAD and it's {always anything goes}. On my card I used 80's in Tulip Girl. Isn't she pretty!!

Happy Birthday!

Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Crafty Friends-add embellishments (tag, brad, flower,glitter)
~Craftyhazelnut Patterned Paper-anything with pattern paper
~Digi Choosday-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Tuesday, August 27

Adorable Puppies!

The new challenge is posted at CUTE N CRAFTY and the theme this time is {family}. The sponsor is My Besties and I've used a digi called Adorable Pets.

Family Fun

Sentiment by Word Art World

Sharing my project with:
~Aud Sentiment-masculine and sentiment
~Digi Choosday-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

It's Back to School Time!

The new challenge at {PIN}SPIRATIONAL is

Take a look at my card.

Back To School

Digi by Bugaboo
Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Crafty Sentiments-back to school
~~TOP 3~~
~Always Fun-school
~Paper Funday-back to school
~CRAFT-back to school


Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Berry Sweet

Some strawberries from our garden on Paradise Road (2013)

Sharing my project with:
~Dream Valley-buttons and bows
~Cupcake Inspirations-food/drink
~Crafty Friends-add embellishments (buttons, twine)
~Craft-Dee Bowz-anything goes (option-handmade bow)

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Sunday, August 25

Girls of Summer


Lexi and I love visiting Topsail Beach! She loves sniffing all the sea smells (like dead crabs!!! Ewwww!!) and I love collecting rocks!

Sharing my project with:
~The Library Challenge-book inspiration (color blue, and I though the background color was a green but I was mistaken. Also I used a speech bubble on my layout)
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!: Amazon.co.uk: Mo Willems: 9781844285136: Books
~Challenge YOUrself-what I like about Summer
~Crafter's Cafe-dots and stripes
~Daisy Chain-Summer

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Life Is Good

Here are a couple of pics from our trip to Punta Cana in 2013.

Sharing my project with:
~Lasting Memories-palm trees
~The Studio Challenge-monochromatic
~Crafter's Cafe-stripes (corrugated letters)
~Cut It Up-diecut (palm leaves) and outdoor fun
~613 Avenue Create-anything goes
~Craftyhazelnut Patterned Paper-anything with pattern paper


Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Saturday, August 24

Puzzle Girl Tag or Bookmark

Tags or bookmarks are very easy to make! Simply cut the piece of cardstock, trim edges with decorative scissors or corner punches. Then decorate the front. I used a doily and a colored digital stamp. Then added a piece of ribbon.


Sharing my project with:
~Allsorts-feminine
~Sweet Stampin'-pretty in pink
~Creative Moments-lovely ladies
~Not Just Cards-anything goes
~613 Avenue Create-anything goes
~Krafty Chicks-anything goes
~QKR Stampede-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

A Birthday Unicorn!

The new challenge at MY TIME TO CRAFT is {fantasy}.
I went with a beautiful Bugaboo unicorn digi.

Happy Birthday!

Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Sweet Stampin'-pretty in pink
~Inkspirational Challenge-photo challenge
~Double D-pearls
~Craftyhazelnut Patterned Paper-anything with pattern paper
~Crafty Animals-anything with an animal
~Creative Moments-anything goes
~QKR Stampede-anything goes
~Polkadoodles-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Friday, August 23

What a Ride!

I had fun creating this card using a LEANN'S WORLD 101 digi called Cody's Ride.

Driving By Fast To Say "Have a Blast!" On Your Birthday

Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Aud Sentiment-sentiment and masculine
~Fabrika Fantasy-anything goes
~Scribbles-add a sentiment
~Digi Choosday-anything goes
~Krafty Chicks-anything goes
~QKR Stampede-anything goes
~~TOP 5~~
~Polkadoodles-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Thursday, August 22

A Llama Love!

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

Here's my card.

I LOVE You a Llama

Pre-colored digi and sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging
~Cupcake Inspirations-add glitter
~Crafty Animals-anything goes
~Creative Moments-anything goes
~Digi Choosday-anything goes
~Krafty Chicks-anything goes
~A Gem of a Challenge-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Wednesday, August 21

Happy Holiday!

The new challenge at CUTE N CRAFTY CHRISTMAS is posted. It's {always anything Christmas goes}. The sponsor is Polkadoodles. I used the digi called Rudolph.

Wishing A "Deer" Friend a Happy Holiday!

Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Polkadoodles-anything goes
~Holly & Ivy Christmas-anything Christmas goes
~Merry Little Christmas-anything Christmas goes
~Crafty Animals-anything with an animal
~Crafter's Cafe-dots and stripes
~Craft-Dee Bowz-anything goes (option-bow)
~ABC Christmas-R is for reindeer
~Crimbo Crackers-anything Christmas goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Sunday, August 18

Advice From an Old Cactus!

We stayed at Ocean Varadero El Patriarca, Cuba in 2015. There were some VERY OLD cacti there. We didn't get to see the oldest cactus there but this one was in the front of the resort and we got some pics of it.

Can't Touch This!


Sharing my project with:
~Sparkles-tropical vacation (Cuba)
~Penny's Paper Crafty-anything goes
~Krafty Chicks-anything goes
~QKR Stampede-anything goes
~613 Avenue Create-anything goes
~Creatalicious-anything goes
~Love To Craft-anything goes
~Not Just Cards-anything goes
~Perfect Time To Craft-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Saturday, August 17

New Challenge blog, Yikes!!!!


I needed to start a new blog, yeah right!!! Well, it's a SCRAPBOOKING ONLY challenge!


I've just started scrapbooking after doing nothing for 5 years!! So, it's time to get back into it!!

I've gone through my pictures and have them on a disc to take to Walmart and get printed, so here I go!!

Hoping you will join me! If you haven't stopped scrapping and are going crazy with it, or if you HAVE stopped, now's the time to get going into it again!!!!!


Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Friday, August 16

It's a Good Day When There's Sunshine!


Good Day Sunshine


Sharing my project with:
~Little Red Wagon-inspired by a song (Good Day Sunshine-Beatles)
~~Featured~~
~Sparkles-tropical vacation
~Scrap Our Stash-cartoon and sketch inspiration
~Craftyhazelnut Patterned Paper-anything with pattern paper
~Love To Craft-anything goes
~Not Just Cards-anything goes
~Perfect Time To Craft-anything goes
~Your Scrapbook Place-anything goes
~Crafty Creations-anything goes
~613 Avenue Create-anything goes

Good day sunshine
I need to laugh, and when the sun is out
I've got something I can laugh about
I feel good, in a special way
I'm in love and it's a sunny day.
~Beatles

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

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