Thursday, September 12, 2019

CCEE1937, Honey Month




Frances carries on as hostess this month.  Today she says "Apparently, September is Honey Month, so for our challenge this week use this as your inspiration...Honey, bees, bears, even stamp companies that have honey in their name.

This card took way too much time, but I like the end results and hope you do too!  Let's see what you come up with for this Honey of a challenge!

Please add your card to our blog here.

Thanks for looking,,,your comments always appreciated!
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Thursday, September 5, 2019

CCEE1936, Skyscraper Day

Frances takes over as hostess this month.  For her first challenge, she tells us September 3rd was "Skyscraper Day".  So, let's make tall cards!

Gonna be working on Christmas cards for awhile, so I hope ya'll don't mind!  Thought I had a good start on them earlier until I checked and thought I best get busy!

This little set is from Recollections and I just fell in love with it.  Colored with Copics and some Snow-Tex added for a chilly day to keep those guys alive!

Come on...show us your "Skyscraper Tall Cards".  Please add to our blog here.  Have a fun, creative day!

Thursday, August 29, 2019

CCEE1935, Cards of Encluragement

For her last challenge, Anne says to make a card of encouragement! 

Somebody you know out there needs a little encouragement,  If not, why not send this to a nursing home....or your local VA?  Make someone's day!  Not part of this challenge.....just a suggestion.

Please join in on this challenge and show us your "stuff"....we all need a little encouragement sometimes and maybe your card will be the stepping stone that makes someone's day! 


Thursday, August 22, 2019

CCEE1934, Fancy Folds



Anne carries on as hostess this week.  Today's challenge is to make a fancy fold card.  Use whatever fancy fold you fancy!

Above is a fancy box I created to hold my fancy cards (or anything else!)  I learned this at a class at my local scrap book store!


This is my fancy fold card.  As you can see, it folds flat for mailing, but has "wings" so it can stand alone.

I must apologize for my photography...I actually did enhance and crop these photos, but my computer has been "hiding" things from me and in frustration, I gave up!  Hence, the uncropped photos!  GRRR!

Won't you join in and show us your fav Fancy Fold?  Please link back to our blog here.

Have a fun creative day!

Thursday, August 15, 2019

CCEE1933, Vacation Destination





Anne continues on as the hostess with the mostess and this week, she says to create a card using a vacation destination....one you love, or would like to go to and make sure to add a 3D element for fun!!

When my husband was alive, we had a beautiful Teton 5th wheel and we did travel a lot!  One of my favorite places was Arizona, where we actually lived for a year and I loved it.  I also loved just taking the Teton and heading for the mountains.  Soo many happy memories of our travel time together.  We actually lived in the Teton after Bill's retirement at our favorite Pennsylvania campground and, unfortunately, after he died, I had to sell that beauty since I sure wasn't gonna drive it around!  This is my most cherished memory of my time with my husband.  I still think of it.  Thanks for the memories, Anne!

My 3D element is the mounted fifth wheel and truck.

OK, show us your favorite vacation destination.....and don't forget to add your card to our blog here.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

CCEE1932, Embossing



Anne says Embossing adds so much to a card.  Use either wet or dry embossing and add some bling ...sequins glitter, gems, etc.)

I used Aluminum Foil to cover my base card stock and then ran it through my Vagabond.  I then dabberd some Tim Holtz Stain on the foil.  Added Celebrate, some black dots and a butterfly to finish my card.

I will be using this as a birthday card in the future.  Always nice to be ahead!

Come and join in with the CCEE Stampers....you know you want to!

Thursday, August 1, 2019

CCEE1931, Die Cut and a Ribbon

Anne takes over as hostess and she starts the month with a challenge to use dies and a ribbon.  I've had this cute Stampendous set for some time and decided to get it out for this challenge.....plus add to my Christmas stash (I usually am going crazy at Christmas time trying to get cards done...this year, I've been working on them since last Christmas!  So much more enjoyable!)

Won't you join us and play along....show us your favorite die and add a touch of ribbon!

Have a fun day!