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)
~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~

Thursday, August 15

You're Not That Old!

Don't forget about the challenge at IMAGINE THAT! DIGIATAMP's Creative Playground!
On my card I used Dinosaur Party Bundle.

Scientists say you're a million years old...
but you're only as old as you feel.!


Sharing my project with:
~Always Fun-circles
~Creatalicious-sparkle
~A Place To Start-paper piecing
~613 Avenue Create-anything goes
~Angie's Digital Stamping-anything goes
~Craftyhazelnut Patterned Paper-anything with pattern paper
~Creative Moments-anything goes
~Fabrika Fantasy-anything goes
~Simply Create Too-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Merry Little Penguins

This is my last CREATIONS IN PINK project as I've decided to step down from the team. The challenge is anything goes as long as it's mainly pink.
The sponsor is SheepSki Designs.

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas!

Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Cardz 4 Galz-wings
~Aud Sentiment-sentiment and animals
~Dream Valley-hand-colored
~Cupcake Inspirations-add glitter
~Sparkles Christmas-snow time
~ABC Christmas-P is for penguins
~Merry Little Christmas-anything Christmas goes
~Holly & Ivy Christmas-anything Christmas goes



Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

TREE-Mendous!

The new challenge at CHRISTMAS CRAFTS ALL YEAR 'ROUND is {add a tree} It could be a Christmas tree or a tree in the woods in the Winter. Here's my card with the trees on it.

Wishing You a Tree-mendous Christmas Season!

Digi by Deedee's Digis (no longer online)
Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Scribbles-add a sentiment
~Sparkles Christmas-snow time
~Cupcake Inspirations-add glitter
~Creative Craft Cottage-Christmas
~Creatalicious-sparkle
~2 Sisters on the Blog-vehicle (sled)
~Sweet Stampin'-wings
~Merry Little Christmas-anything Christmas goes
~Holly & Ivy Christmas-anything Christmas goes
~Crimbo Crackers-anything Christmas goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Lovely Bunch of Nuts!

We're Nuts!

We had a little fun with the coconuts that fell from the tree in Varadero (2011)

Sharing my project with:
~Try It On Tuesday-wish you were here
~Sparkles-tropical vacation
~Sisterhood of Snarky-R is for rip
~Inkspirational-travel (We love Cuba! We've been there 3 times)
~Crafty Creations-anything goes
~Penny's Paper Crafty-anything goes
~Crafts Galore Encore-anything goes
~Crafty Calendar-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Wednesday, August 14

Milk and Cereal

IMAGINE THAT! DIGISTAMP is sponsoring Outlawz. Their challenge is a sketch.

Here's my interpretation of it using I'd Sniff You.

You're The Milk To My Cereal


Sharing my project with:
~Make My Monday-friendship
~Dream Valley-hand-colored
~Always Fun-circles
~Just Us Girls-circles
~Craft-Dee Bowz-anything goes (option-bow)
~Get Creative-anything goes
~Love To Craft-anything goes
~Not Just Cards-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Friends and Flowers

There's a new challenge at LEMON SHORTBREAD and it's {always anything goes}. This challenge is a special one because it's the 100th challenge. There are some awesome prizes being offered! Check it all out and play along for a chance to win!
On my card I used Sailor Dress Sunflower Girl.

If Friends Were Flowers... I'd Pick You!

Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging
~Make My Monday-friendship
~A Place To Start-paper piecing
~Polka Doodles-anything goes
~Angie's Digital Stamping-anything goes
~Fabrika Fantasy-anything goes
~Simply Create Too-anything goes
~Crafty Sentiments-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Tuesday, August 13

Giraffes...

Gorgeous Creatures of Africa

These beautiful pictures were taken by a daycare parent who visited Africa in the Spring and gave me some awesome pics of giraffes she and her daughter saw there.

Sharing my project with:
~Always Fun-circles
~Just Us Girls-circles
~613 Avenue Create-anything goes
~Crafts Galore Encore-anything goes
~Crafty Calendar-anything goes
~Creative Moments-anything goes
~Get Creative-anything goes
~Love To Craft-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Goin' Campin'!

The new challenge is posted at {PIN}SPIRATIONAL Challenges.
It's this PINteresting photo.

I'd Rather Be Camping

Digi by Dearie Dolls

Sharing my project with:
~Try It On Tuesday-wish you were here
~Use Your Stuff-Summer activity
~Dream Valley-hand-colored
~Star Stampz-Summer
~Paper Funday-camping
~Daisy Chain-Summer
~Crafty Animals-anything with animals
~Time Out-relaxation

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Sunday, August 11

A Friend for Tea!

This is my last challenge for UNSTAMPABELLES. I am doing some online courses in the Fall and decided to step down from a few design teams so I don't get bogged down.
The challenge this month is {tea in the garden with a twist of watercolors}
Here's mine.

Friend


Sharing my project with;
~The Library Project-book inspiration
Image result for the tiger who came to tea
~Make My Monday-friendship
~Craftyhazelnut Patterned Paper-anything with pattern paper
~Shopping Our Stash-based on a book (The Tiger Who Came To Tea)
~Little Red Wagon-inspired by a book (The Tiger Who Came To Tea)
~Crazy 4 Challenges-inspired by a book (The Tiger Who Came To Tea)
~Your Scrapbook Place-anything goes
~Corrosive Challenges-anything goes
~QKR Stampede-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Punta Cana Flowers

When we went to Punta Cana I was enthralled by all the beautiful flowers! Here are just three. There are loads more but I'll show more in some other layouts.


Sharing my project with:
~Scrappin' 4 Fun-stitching
~Love To Craft-anything goes
~Not Just Cards-anything goes
~Perfect Time To Craft-anything goes
~Simply Create Too-anything goes
~Your Scrapbook Place-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Yay! I Scrapbooked Today!!!

First scrapbook page I've done in years!!! So happy to be doing them again!!

Oliver


Sharing my project with:
~Creatalicious-distressing (inking around edges)
~Crafty Animals-anything with an animal
~613 Avenue Create-anything goes
~Crafter's Castle-anything goes
~Crafts Galore Encore-anything goes
~Crafty Calendar-anything goes
~Craftyhazelnut Patterned Paper-anything with pattern paper
~Creative Moments-anything goes
~Get Creative-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Yoohoo!

Hey Guys!

Digis and Sentiment by Scrapper's Delights

Sharing my project with:
~Crafty Animals-anything with an animal
~2 Crafty Critter Crazies-anything with a critter
~Aud Sentiment-sentiment and animal
~Corrosive Challenges-anything goes
~Crafty Sentiments-anything goes
~Digi Choosday-anything goes
~Craft Rocket-anything goes
~Creative Fingers-anything goes
~Polka Doodles-anything goes
~QKR Stampede-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Saturday, August 10

Some Giraffe Advice!

Reach For New Heights

Sentiment made by me

Sharing my projects with:
~Aud Sentiment-sentiment and animals
~Word Art Wednesday-something uplifting/encouraging
~Double D-jungle
~Crafty Animals-anything with animals
~Animal Friends-giraffe
~2 Crafty Critter Crazies-anything with animals
~Angie's Digital Stamping-anything goes
~Brown Sugar-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Summer Birthdays...

are the most fun


Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Cute As A Button-fun in the sun
~Just Us Girls-circles
~Sisterhood of Snarky-R is for rip (ripped the bottom of the pattern paper)
~Star Stampz-Summer
~Pearly Sparkles-B is for bathing suit, beach ball, blue, birthday
~Daisy Chain-Summer

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Oriental Girl

The new challenge at MY TIME TO CREATE is {oriental}. Check out the challenge and play along!
Here's my card.

Digi by East Wind

Sharing my project with:
~A Place To Start-paper piecing
~Just Us Girls-circles (buttons)
~Di's Digi Designs-circles (buttons)
~Crafty Sentiments-anything goes
~Digi Choosday-anything goes
~Crafty Creations-anything goes
~Craft Rocket-anything goes
~Krafty Chicks-anything goes
~~Golden Egg~~
~Creative Fingers-anything goes
~QKR Stampede-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Thursday, August 8

Mac and Cheese!

IMAGINE THAT! DIGISTAMP is sponsoring the Penny's Paper Crafty challenge! Check out the blog and play along for a chance to win some sweet digis, like the one I used on this card!
The digi and sentiment are from a set called Mac To My Cheese.
I colored the digi with Copics, paper pieced the bowl. Then, inked the edges and added it to the card front with brads. I tied a ribbon and added buttons and twine.

We Go Together Like Macaroni & Cheese!


Sharing my project with:
~Aud Sentiment-sentiment and animals
~Word Art Wednesday-something uplifting/encouraging
~Tuesday Throwdown-furry animals
~Make My Monday-friendship
~Craft-Dee Bowz-anything goes (option-bow)
~A Place To Start-paper piecing (bowl)
~Allsorts-buttons and bows
~Catch the Bug-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Happy Camping!

The new challenge at IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE... is
Here's my card.

The Great Outdoors

Pre-colored Digi & Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Time Out-relaxation
~Aud Sentiment-sentiment and animals
~Try It On Tuesday-wish you were here
~Path of Positivity-relaxation
~Paper Funday-camping
~2 Crafty Critter Crazies-anything with animals
~Catch the Bug-anything goes
~613 Avenue Create-anything goes
~Brown Sugar-anything goes
~Crafter's Castle-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Tuesday, August 6

Just Beachy!

The new challenge at {PIN}SPIRATIONAL is

Here's my card I made.

Life's A Beach...

Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Try It On Tuesdays-wish you were here
~Cardz 4 Galz-Summer fun
~Time Out-relaxation
~Just Us Girls-word week
~Cute As A Button-fun in the sun
~Daisy Chain-Summer
~Path of Positivity-relaxation

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Monday, August 5

Life's An Ocean

PATTIE'S CREATIONS new challenge is posted and it's {beach/under the sea}. Check out the challenge! There's also a FREEBIE that's perfect for this theme!

Life's An Ocean-Enjoy the Waves

Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Scribbles-Summer
~Pearly Sparkles-B is for beach, boat, blue
~Dragonfly Dreams-no pattern paper
~Daisy Chain-Summer
~Cute As a Button-fun in the sun
~Just Us Girls-Summer
~Daring Cardmakers-photo inspiration
~Time Out-relaxation

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Mermaid Swishes

LEANN'S WORLD 101's new challenge is posted!!! Check it out HERE!!!
I've used a very pretty Nixie

Mermaid Swishes & Starfish Wishes

Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Incy Wincy-fantasy
~Creatalicious-distressing (inked edges)
~Sisterhood of Snarky-S is for Sea
~Crafty Friends-colors of Summer
~Addicted To Stamps-make your mark (used Copics)
~Crafting By Designs-anything goes
~Crafty Creations-anything goes
~Penny's Paper Crafty-anything goes
~Craft Rocket-anything goes
~Cute Card Thursday-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

Sunday, August 4

Christmas Ornaments

WINTER WONDERLAND's new challenge is {Christmas ornaments}. The sponsor is LeAnn's World 101 and I've used Kandi Kane.

Merry Christmas

Sentiment by Imagine That! Digistamp

Sharing my project with:
~Crimbo Crackers-anything Christmas goes
~Crafty Gals Corner-3 or more layers
~Holly & Ivy Christmas-anything Christmas goes
~Dream Valley-Christmas
~Merry Little Christmas-anything Christmas goes
~Digi Doodle Studios-spots and stripes
~Sweet Stampin'-spots and stripes
~Craft-Dee Bowz-anything goes (option-bow)
~Craftyhazelnut Christmas-anything Christmas goes
~QKR Stampede-anything goes

Happy Crafting,
~DEANNE~

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