Oh Baby!

1/14/21 Spotlight Winner at Cardz 4 Galz!

Hi everyone! A very Happy New Year to you! Our first challenge of the year is live over at Love To Scrap Challenge Blog and I’m stoked to share my DT inspiration project for LTSCB #141 – Anything Goes! Starting the year off with a bang with a fun fold! Yep, that’s how I roll, lol! You know I love me some fun folds! This is a triple cube card that’s 4″ x 6″ and folds flat for mailing. I found this one on Pinterest this past summer and unfortunately don’t know who to credit, but they sure took the craft world by storm! Lots of fun!

I created this card for our newest grandson whose nursery theme is astronauts and space, so these sweet Bugaboo digital images were just the ticket! I printed them on Solar White cardstock, colored them with alcohol markers and then die cut them with stitched dies. They were adhered to stitched square die cuts on each surface of the boxes. I also used one of Lozzy’s Star Splash Mixed Media digital papers for some extra-terrestrial goodness! ;)

Here are shots of the back. The one I found on Pinterest had a plain back so I gave this one my twist with another martian die cut, stamped sentiment, punched hearts and a block for signing.

And one more look… folded flat for mailing. Totally loving how this turned out! So stinkin’ cute!

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge Blog: #1-2021
2. Cardz 4 Galz: #137 – More Than One Fold
3. Classic Design Challenge: January 2021 #1 – Anything Goes
4. Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog: #83 – January Anything Goes
5. Crafty Friends Challenge Blog: #148 – Anything Goes
6. Moving Along With The Times: New (new baby)
7. QKR Stampede: #411 – Anything Goes
8. Word Art Wednesday: Weeks #470/473 – Christmas Blog Hop/Anything Goes
9. Your Scrapbook Place: January Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Papertrey Ink Enchanted Evening and Dark Chocolate cardstock, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock, Lozzy’s Star Splashed Mixed Media digital paper
Stamps: Bugaboo Digi Stamps Out of this World Block, Martian Star, Martian Ship, Martian Planet 2, Martian Planet, Martian Fly, and Martian digital images; Paper Pretties Oh Baby stamp set
Ink: Nuvo alcohol markers- 360, 369, 379, 405, 392, 487; Stampin’ Up Blueberry Bushel ink
Dies/Punches: My Favorite Things Die-namics Stitched Square STAX dies, Memory Box Stitched Circle Layers die, Stampin’ Up Sweetheart and Itty Bitty Heart punches
Accessories: Bearly Art precision craft glue, Gemini Junior, MISTI stamp tool

I hope you’ve enjoyed this fun fold and will link up an ‘anything goes’ project with us this month! We’d love to see what you create! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,


2/15/20 Featured Top Rocker at 613 Avenue Create!

Hello, my crafty friends! Hope you’re having a good weekend! This month’s Anything Goes with Dies Challenge is live over at Happy Little Stampers and I’m thrilled to share my DT inspiration project with you today!

I created the most adorable baby card featuring a pair of shoes that I colored with my Prismacolor pencils. First of all, I’ve had this C.C. Designs rubber stamp in my stash for several years and it’s never had ink on it until now. How in the world does this happen?! Secondly, I’m still somewhat of a novice coloring with pencils and I’m so proud of how this turned out!


Aside from the adorable image, this features an ivory and salmon-ish color combo along with several die cuts – large and small classic squares, layered postage stamps and stitched sentiment flag. I embellished the tips of the postage stamp notches with tiny and small iridescent gemstones.


I embellished the inside panel with leftover strips of the cardstock used on the front, and then stamped a simple sentiment.


One more look… oh.my.gosh. I’m so smitten!


I’d love to enter this card into the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create: February challenge – Anything Goes w/optional Banners and Bows (we have bows!)
A Bit More Time To Craft: #109 – Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft: #2-2020 – Anything  Goes
Allsorts Challenge: #558 – Add A Heart
Brown Sugar Challenge Blog: #298 – February Anything Goes
Classic Design Challenge: #2 – February Anything Goes
Crafty Catz Challenge: #492 – Anything Goes w/optional wet or dry embossing

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Stampin’ Up Very Vanilla thick and regular cardstock, Stampin’ Up Flirty Flamingo and Watermelon Wonder cardstock
Stamps: C.C. Designs Baby Shoes rubber stamp, Paper Pretties Oh Baby stamp set, Pretty Pink Posh Everyday Greetings stamp set
Ink: Stampin’ Up Early Espresso and Watermelon Wonder ink
Dies/Punches: SB Classic Squares Small and Large die set, SB Postage Stamps die set, Lil Inker Designs Stitched Sentiment Flag die
Accessories:  Prismacolor pencils- carmine red, pink, blush pink, peach, light peach; MISTI stamping tool, Gemini Junior die cutting machine, Darice tiny/small iridescent gemstones

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and will link an anything goes project with us this month using dies! We’d love to see what you create! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,