Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Halloween Tuesday

Happy Tuesday!  Who is ready for Halloween?  I can't believe it's next week already where does time go?

Today I have a Halloween themed card which fits into our October challenge over at BMC Crafting Station!  There is still time to play along!

Here is what I made:

I started with Stampin Up cardstock in Tangerine Tango and used some fun Halloween paper by Me and My Big Ideas.  The images are digis from Digi Digi Doodle.  The butterfly is called Whimsey Butterfly and the sentiment is called Boo Bag Poem and Images.  The ribbon is in my stash from Michael's. I "distressed" the edges for a rough look.

I thought it would be fun to color the butterfly in Halloween colors and use him along with the great sentiment!

Thanks so much for stopping by!


Monday, October 20, 2014

Carvings Monday

Hey there!

I've been into carving my own stamps for some time now.  A while back I took an online class with Julie Fei-Fan Balzer on stamp carving which was fun and got me motivated.

I am hoping to try and start a weekly or bi weekly post sharing my carved stamps and projects I make using them.  I figured I'd start with some recent carvings and because they are Halloween/Fall themed. But I do have a box of them since I've been collecting them :-)

This week I want to share these ghosts I made and the word "boo":

You will notice it's not perfect by any means totally hand drawn and carved out.  Super simple.

Here is a card I put together using it:

Again super simple but I love the face that it's entirely handmade (ok the buttons are not and are from Stampin Up).

Thanks for stopping by and stayed tuned to more of my carvings!


Saturday, October 18, 2014

Just Us Girls Color Week

It's COLOR week at Just Us Girls!  This week's colors are Purple, Olive and Navy along with a neutral.  I have to say at first I was like oh no...  I found this a challenge for sure.  But in the end I like what I came up with even with it's simple design.

Here is what I came up with using a floral image from the Unity Kit of the Month the September kit:

The papers are from Stampin Up and the ribbon just basic ribbon I have I get from Michael's. The sentiment is also Unity Stamp Co.

Be sure to visit our DT to see what they have created!  

October Guest Designer; WANDA CULLEN!

If you win Chic of the Week in any of our  October challenges, you will be in the running to be our Guest Designer for the month of  November.  Good luck!

How to play:  Please copy and use our graphic in your post.  You need to upload your new project [no back dating please] for this week's challenge to your online blog or to a public photo gallery.  Leave a link that goes directly to your project in the Linky Tools form at the bottom of this post.  If you upload to an online gallery, please use keyword JUGS 263   .  After you post to Linky Tools you may also leave a comment here.  We ♥ hearing what you think of our challenges!

Deadline to be considered for the "Chic of the Week" is 9PM EST on Thursday, Oct 23.  Our Chick of the Week will be announced the following Friday.  Thanks for playing along.