Monday, March 31, 2014

Welcome to Sparkle N Sprinkle's April 1st Reveal

Welcome to Sparkle N Sprinkle's April 1 Reveal.

I love these reveals , I hope you do as well. 
They are full of inspiration , ideas , and wonderful ways to use the great new stamp sets ! 

This month 5 new stamp sets are being introduced. Until April 3, the sets are 20% off their regular price. The April Showers stamp set is available on Cling Mounted Rubber, as a digital image, and is also included in Jazzy Jill's Technique Video for the month.

I used this wonderful set for my release project . 
I love the sentiment and the image is adorable !! 
April Showers #555P7
*NEW* also available as digital image here.
These are the rest of the sets . 

Ellie the Elephant #553P7
Diamond Medallion #530P7
*NEW* also available as digital image here.
Flamingo Bay #512P6
*NEW* also available as digital image here.
Crackle Background #609P5

On April 3 five winners will be selected from the comments left on the designers' blogs listed below. Each winner will receive a new stamp set, and the choice of one embossing powder and glitter to go with their new set.

The new SNS Creative Challenges also begins today, with lots of prizes and recognition badges. This month, if you use a Sparkle N Sprinkle image in your Challenge project, not only will you become a Featured Artist, but your name will be entered in a separate drawing for 3 Ultra Fine Glitters and/or Embossing Powders.

The winners of the blog hop will be announced on April 3 on Facebook, the SNS blog, and on our blogs:

Anne Temple
Anita Scroggins
Steff Munnings - new designer!
Donna Ellis
Shona Erlenborn
Eret Pank
Mayra Hernandez You are here :)
Emmy van den Heuvel
Belinda Shupe
Marie Berquist
April Williams
Here are a couple more photos of the layout .

It was very fun working with watercolors , 
and making this layout bright . 
If you would like to know the list of products and full directions 
please click here

Thank you so much  for joining us !! 

Challenges for fun -
Craftin' Desert Divas-  Linky Party #28 Anything Goes 
My Sheri CRAFTS- #130 Anything but a card 
Simon says Stamp Blog - Wednesday Challenge Anything Goes with Buttons
TimbroScrapMania- Stamping Challenge Only For a Girl 

April Showers at BBTB2 !

Happy Monday everyone !! 

It is the start of a new challenge at BBTB2
This week our theme is April Showers ! 

Create any project using the Cricut and following the theme , and make sure to share with us ! 

I created this card , with my Elegant Edges and Create a Critter cartridges. 
I hope you feel inspired to create ! 

Recipe -
Elegant Edges, Create a Critter
Fiskars Teresa Collins Stamp Set 
Tim Holtz Distress Ink ( Mustard Seed, Barn Door) 

Challenges 4 Fun -
Craftin' Desert Divas - #28 Anything Goes
Die Cuttin' Divas - #158 Celebrate Umbrella Month
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge- Anything Goes
Hiding in My Craft Room - #143  Freestyle 

Thank you so much for visiting my blog today ! 
Hope you have a wonderful week ! 

Sunday, March 30, 2014

PIO # 13 Floral Fantasy

I am back everyone to share a really nice and fun project ! 

It is the start of  a new challenge at 
Our theme for this week is
 Floral Fantasy . 

As soon as I saw this topiary in the Silhouette Store , 
I knew I would love to create it. 
Here was my chance with the theme of this challenge . 

I hope you enjoy , and feel inspired to join us . 
Our wonderful sponsor for this week is

One lucky winner will receive a
15% off coupon . 

Recipe -
Micheals Lace Border
Recollections Stamp
Heidi Swapp Stamps
Tim Holtz distress ink ( Vintage Photo)

Challenges for Fun  -
Cardz TV-Challenge #4 Thank you Card
A Creative Romance - Spring Flowers
Craftitude - Anything Goes
Cut It Up - #41 Anything Goes
4 Crafty Chicks - Anything Goes
Sister Act Card Challenges - #50 Anything Goes
Southern Girls-Floral Frenzy
Decorate to Celebrate - #71 Spring Decorations or birthday
Silhouette Blog- Spring Flowers

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Cupcake Inspirations # 254

Happy Sunday everyone !!

We are back with a new challenge for you at

This week we have a color challenge for you .
Inspired by these beautiful cupcakes :

I created this mini frame birthday card . 
We were very happy and thankful to be sponsored by

Recipe -
Gems and Whitewash Collections
Clouds Background
Stamp Set #578 Happy Birthday 

Challenges 4 fun -
Silhouette Challenges - #11 Create your own scene for card
Little Scrap Pieces- Anything Goes Linky Party
Hiding in My Craft Room- #143Freestyle 

Thank you so much for stopping by ! 

Friday, March 28, 2014

Jo's FFC 43 Create a Tag Mini

Hi everyone !!
Warning :
Lots of pictures :) !!!

It is Friday ,yay !!!
That means it is the start of a new challenge at
Jo's Scrap Shack !!

This week we have a wonderful theme " Tag You're It " .
We would love to see you create a mini tag album .

I really am not good with making tags (or following sketches) ,lol .
But I am happy to say that I had fun with this challenge .
I used the Tag/Album and box set from the Silhouette Store .

These mini tags are tucked into the pocket in the front of the box .


I hope you will join us and share your projects !
Thank you to our wonderful sponsors

Recipe -
Strike a Pose
Silhouette -
Album Card Set 
Cloud Nine Velvet Glitter (microfine) Semi-transparent
Burnt Orange

Embossing Folders 
Watercolor Paints 

Challenges 4 Fun-
Lexi's Creations - Punches and Dies 
Love to Create - BINGO (ribbon, blue, flowers) 
My Craft Spot -#130 Anything Goes 

Thank you so much for stopping by ! 
Hope you have a wonderful day !! 

Monday, March 24, 2014

BBTB2 and Craftin' Desert Divas Happy Monday !

Happy Monday everyone !!

How was your weekend ?
Hopefully you had a great one !
We were busy here on blogland , with our wonderful blog hop with Craftin' desert Divas ! Hopefully you were able to join us for some inspiration and chances to win some of the wonderful new stamp sets !

I would also like to let everyone know that my blog has been acting up lately . All of my comments are gone except for the last couple of days . I am very sad and sorry , I truly valued each and every comment that each of you took the time to leave me . I believe it is going to be easier now to leave comments ,  you do not have to have a google + account ( that is a good thing :)) .

 Thank you so much everyone for sticking by me and continuing to visit my blog and to all of my great followers . Hope each of you have a wonderful day and always enjoy and feel welcome when stopping  by . 

It is Monday , so it is the start of a new challenge at BBTB2 and we are in the second week of our linky party at CDD .

At BBTB2 our theme is Spring Flowers , create any project using any spring flower from the Cricut cartridges and join us .

I created this layout for Sparkle N Sprinkle , with the themes for both challenges in mind . I enjoyed pulling out my brads and ribbon to create this layout . 

Craftin'Desert Divas Linky party is"Buttons, Ribbon , Twine or Brads " 
use any two of these on your project , and share with us !!

Buttons, Ribbon, Twine or Brads 
(Use at least 2)

This party sponsors at Craftin' Desert Divas are...

TCBJ - $20 reg. priced patterns

Permanent Adhesive as well as a Refill Value pack that includes 3 refills

Recipe - 

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Cupcake Inspirations Challenge # 253

Happy Sunday everyone !!! 

Today we have a new challenge for you at Cupcake Inspirations !! 
This week we have a themed challenge , our theme is " Garden " . 

These are the beautiful inspirations cupcakes 
Inspiration Cupcake: Flowerpot Muffin Cases from Lakeland

I created this shaped card from My Scrap Chick Shaped cards set . 
It is so easy to make and lots of fun !! 

I decorated the pot of my flower bouquet with the backgrounds stamp from our wonderful sponsor for this challenge DRS designs . The sentiment is also from their birthday collection . They have lovely images and sentiments !!
DRS Designs

I hope these cupcakes inspire you to create a garden themed project ,
and hope you share it with us !! 
Our wonderful sponsor for this week 
 DRS Designs

Prize : $10 gift certificate 

Thank you so much for stopping by ! 
Hope you have a wonderful day !! 

Recipe -
Birthday Bouquet Greeting