Monday, April 28, 2014

BBTB2 Birthday Cake Challenge !

Happy Monday everyone !!!

I would love to start off by saying a huge 
thank you 
to everyone that joined us during the hop this weekend for
Craftin'Desert Divas !!
Welcome and thank you
for everyone that became a new follower !!!
I hope you found and will continue to find inspiration
through the projects
I love to create and share with you :) 

Today we start a new challenge at
 BBTB2 !!

Our design team sister Diana from DL.ART chose a wonderful 
theme this week in honor of her mother's birthday !!
The theme is birthday cake !
Show us your Cricut made birthday cakes ,
and join us in celebrating birthdays !!

Wishing your mother a very happy birthday
Diana !! 

I had so much fun making this card ,
using the pinks and black color combo ! 

Once upon a Princess, Paperdolls Everyday, Celebrations,
Christmas, Pretty Pennants, Elegant Edges

Challenges 4 Fun ~ 
My Craft Spot ~ #135 Black, White + one other color 

Thank you so much for stopping by and visiting , 
hope you have a wonderful day !! 

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Pile it On Challenge #17

If you are looking for the 
Craftin'Desert Divas Stamp 
Release Hop please click here . 

Hi everyone !!! 

I am back with the start of a new challenge at

This week our theme is
Ink-on-paper Stamping
(digis okay, but physical stamping must be the focus)

We were very grateful to have been provided with the stamps from our
Sponsor for this week


I hope you join us !!

I created a card using the stamps.
On the inside I stamped the two birds image and used water colors to color them , and the background. 

Challenge for Fun ~ 
4 Krafty Girlz - #16 Anything Goes
Cardz TV -#6 Spring 
Little Miss Muffet Challenges -Anything Goes ( Just For Fun )
Milk Coffee Challenge - Use those bright colors
Word Art Wednesday-#129 Anything Goes 
The Sisterhood of Crafters- Things with wings 
Creative Moments #41- Anything Goes 
Craftitude - #63 Anything Goes 

Water colors
Tim Holtz Distress Inks 

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

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Cupcake Inspirations # 258

If you are looking for the 
Craftin'Desert Divas Stamp 
Release Hop please click here

Happy Sunday everyone ! 

It is the start of a new challenge at 

This week we have a 
color challenge for you !! 
As you know we are always 
inspired by the beautiful cupcakes 
in the photos . 

Inspiration Cupcake: Spring Cupcake by Heidi Hope Photography

I created this card with the super cute image from 
My Grafico

I used watercolors to color the little deer in . 

Deer Image

Thank you so much for visiting me today , 
I will be back with later :) !  

Welcome to Craftin' Desert Divas Day 1 Stamp Release Party !

Welcome to our second

Craftin' Desert Diva's
 stamp release blog hop!!!

 We are excited to share with you Tara's new April release stamps.

There are four new stamps that are being released on 

Saturday in the

So without further ado here are the latest stamp sets:

Sugar & Spice -  you can purchase them HERE

Snips & Snails - You can purchase HERE

Simply Said - You can purchase HERE

Perfect Pair - You can purchase HERE

Too Cute by Jessica
 has designed this adorable  We Go Together 2 pattern.

This set is made to match the CDD Perfect Pair stamps.
 You can purchase this pattern HERE.

Tara is giving away one stamp set each day.
Too Cute by Jessica is giving away $25 gift card to her store.
 (Regular priced items)

And if you purchase stamps by April 30th you will 

receive this Simply Spring pattern....


Just send an email to to claim your free pattern.

I'm the sixth stop in the hop and I truly hope you enjoy these stamps! 

 A complete blog line up is located for you below my post in case you get lost along the way.

And now for my project....

I used the adorable ketchup and mustard from the set
 by Too Cute by Jessica . 

Here are a couple of close ups of the cute sentiments ! 

Next up on the Line Up is the amazing Lori .

Be sure to hop with us tomorrow!!! Winners will be picked from a different blog each day, so the more you comment the more chances you have to win.

CDD Gallery - We'd love you to share your projects using the CDD stamps.

Blogs on the hop:



Make sure to join us tomorrow for 
more awesome projects !! 

Friday, April 25, 2014

Jo's Fun Friday Challenge # 47

Happy Friday everyone !! 

Hope you have all had a wonderful week so far . 
It has been fun and busy here , with the Craftin'Desert Divas 
Sneak Peek . I hope you joined us for some great inspiration !! 

Today is the start of a new challenge at 
This is a perfect theme since we are all probably going to be making 
some Mother's Day related projects ! 
I hope you join us and make sure to 
visit my fellow design sisters for
 some wonderful ideas ! 

I forgot to take a picture of the inside of my card ( so sorry ) .
It has the pretty image our sponsor for this weeks challenge 
provided for me . 

Recipe -
Wonderful Sponsor for this challenge :

Challenges for fun ~ 
Cardz TV ~ #16 Spring Cards 
My Craft Spot ~ Challenge # 134 Technique Shake it On ( Tinsel Glitter ) 

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

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Sneak Peek Day 1 !!!!

Happy Tuesday everyone !! 

Are you ready to get the sneak peeks started? I am!!!

Welcome to Day 1 of our April stamp release party!! Each day we will be giving you a sneak peek at one of the four new stamp sets. Then, on Saturday and Sunday, we will have a blog hop with prizes each day. The design team has some amazing creations to start this stamp release party.

Today we are showcasing the Perfect Pair  stamp set.
I am in love with this set !!! 
You will be able to create lots of wonderful projects with this set !! 

All of the new stamps are 4x6 and Made in the USA.
Stamps will be available to order on Sunday.

We have a new store Craftin Desert Divas Shop and a Craftin Desert Divas Gallery Facebook group.We would love for you to join us and share your creations with us using Craftin Desert Diva's stamps. In this group we show previews first, have giveaways and much more!!

Here's my project I created:

I used the Moon & Stars Sentiment for the inspiration . 
We are very thankful to 
for providing us with the 
matching files for some of the sentiments !! 
On the inside I added the cute astronauts from 
another file by 

Here is a close up of the sentiment .

Sneak Peek giveaway!!!

All you have to do is leave a comment on each of our blogs! You are NOT required to comment on EVERY SINGLE blog, but the more you comment on, the better chance you have for winning!! Just click on the DT's name to get to their blog.

Tara will announce today's winner tomorrow. The winner will be picked from a different blog every day, so be sure to visit and leave comments.

Thank you all so much for joining us today and I hope you will come back tomorrow for more sneak peeks!!

Recipe ~ 

Perfect Pair  stamp set
Blue Silver Detail Opaque Embossing Powder # EP446

Challenges 4 Fun~ 
613 Avenue Create ~
#68 Anything Goes (Option Twist Candy Treats )