Tuesday, April 30

Links

~Ribbon Flower
~Another Ribbon Flower

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Slooooow It Dowwwnnnnn!

 Find Your Inner Turtle...
Slow Down and Enjoy Life

 Sentiment by Create with TLC
Challenges:
~Challenges 4 Everybody-anything goes
~Gingerloft-torn and distressed
~Incy Wincy-ocean animal
~Pause Dream Enjoy-outdoor critter
~Bearly Mine-anything goes
~LEJ Designs-anything goes


(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Let's Celebrate!

 Happy Birthday To You


 Sentiment by Create with TLC
Challenges:
~Aud Sentiment-happy birthday
~Little Miss Muffet-glorious food
~Crafts 4 Eternity-at least 3 different patterned papers
~Fairytale-special occasion
~Polka Doodles-birthday with bling (Stickles)
~All That Stickles-Icicles Stickles (on balloons)
~Drunken Stampers-balloons (movie Up)
~Sunday Stamps-sketch inspiration
~Lexi's Creations-birthday

Here's to a wonderful Tuesday and a nice sunny day!!! Woohoo!!

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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U R Sweet!

Here's the sweet photo for {PIN}spirational Challenge #55! I love it!!

Isn't she adorable!! And what inspiration in this one picture!!! Wow!!!
The sponsors are Saturated Canary and Ike's Art. I've used one of Ike's digis.

U R Loved


Challenges:
~613 Avenue Create-photo inspiration

~C.R.A.F.T.-bling it up
~Milk Coffee-lace and pearls
~Crafts 4 Eternity-at least 3 different patterned papers
~Totally Papercrafts-flowers and lace
~Eclectic Ellapu-anything goes
~Mojo Monday-sketch inspiration

~Crafty Boots-stamped image
~Cutie Pie-lots of layers
~Squigglefly-odd number of things (3 banners)

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Monday, April 29

God Loves Us!

At LOVE TO CREATE, the challenge this week is {punches and/or dies}. I've used 2 border punches, a corner punch, a tag punch and a butterfly punch! Phew! That's a LOT!
The sponsor is Dr. Digi. The digi I used is Gardening Gus.

How Dearly God Must Love Us...


 ...And this poor world of ours
To spread blue skies above us
And deck the earth with flowers.

Sentiment by Create with TLC
Challenges:
~Creative Belli-Spring (old embellishment is the flower and ribbon piece. I've kept it for ages.
It came off another card I made but took the card apart. I couldn't part with the flower and ribbon piece)
 ~Stamping Chef-all boy
~Charisma Cardz-polka dots
~Shelly's Images-flowers
~Stamping with the Dragon-Spring
~Card Crafter's Circle-boys and men
~Daring Cardmakers-aperture (fence), something beginning with P (paper-pieced shirt), diecut or punch, color blue
~My Time to Craft-Kraft paper (fence)
~Sweet Stampin'-anything but birthday
~Dream Valley-things with wings (butterflies)

Here's to a good week!!!
Happy Monday!
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Sunday, April 28

Love!

For the next 2 weeks, the challenge at PLATYPUS CREEK DIGITALS is {Mother's Day}

Love You Mom


Challenges:
~Perfect Sentiment-for mother
~Broken Box Stock-for mother
~Digi Haven-buttons
~Fairytale-special occasion (Mother's Day)
~Sweet Stampin'-anything but birthday
~Eclectic Ellapu-anything goes

We got our kitty back home with us! Hubby's sister been caring for him for a while and did an awesome job, I might add! She didn't want to see him leave but she knew we wanted him back.
So, here are a couple of pics of Remington.

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Hip, Hip...

Hooray! It's Your Day

 Digi by Lacy Sunshine
Sentiment by Create with TLC
Challenges:
 ~Crafty Sentiments-monochromatic
~LEJ Designs-magical/mythical
~Paper Shelter-for the boys
~Sisterhood of Crafters-anything goes
~C.R.A.F.T.-land of make believe
~Charisma Cardz-polka dots
~Card Crafters Circle-boys and men
~Basic Grey-masculine (BG paper is Dawson)
~Challenges 4 Everybody-anything goes
~Eclectic Ellapu-anything goes
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Friday, April 26

U There!

Hey I Adore U

Challenges:
~Cardabilities-sketch
~Robyn's Fetish-make your own flowers
~Sisterhood of Crafters-anything goes
~C.R.A.F.T.-fantasy, bling, make believe
~Shelly's Images-flowers
~Alphabet-F is for fantasy
~Sister Act-anything goes
~Inspire Me Fridays-anything goes
~Craft 4 Eternity-at least 3 different patterned papers (2 in banner and another in the flower)
~Party Time Tuesday-Tic Tac Toe (glitter, flowers, diecuts)

Have a happy crafty weekend!!!

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Hi Friend

Hello My Friend


Challenges:
~Imagine That-freebie progressive challenge
~Glitter N Sparkle-1 image, 2 papers, 3 embellishments (glitter, flowers, brads)
~Eureka-animals
~Paper Makeup Stamps-animal friends
~Squigglefly-showers or flowers
~CYDI-sketch
RandomsScallopCardPreview
 ~Little Red Wagon-crimp my style
~Simon Says Stamp-anything goes
~Shelly's Images-flowers

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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A Wonderful Day

 The challenge this week at QKR STAMPEDE is {favorite things}.
Here are a few of my favorite things that I've used on my card-Basic Grey paper, the color purple, paper piecing, Stickles, ribbon, inking edges, and Copics- to name a few!!!!
 The digi I used is called Picking Flowers.

Mom Have a Wonderful Day
Sentiment digi by Create with TLC
Challenges:
~2 Creative Chicks-Mother's Day
~Oozak-pearls, lace, ribbon
~Corrosive Challenges-special occasion
~Cupcake Inspiration-photo inspiration (bouquet of flowers)
 
~Sentimental Sunday-sketch
~Use It Tuesday-flowers for mom (hoarded supplies are the BG stickers and heart stickers)
~Perfect Sentiment-Mother's Day
~Simon Says Stamp-anything goes
~C.R.A.F.T.-queen for a day, bling it up
~Dare to be Sassy-mother

Have a wonderful Friday, everyone!
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Thursday, April 25

You get a line..

...I'll get a pole
We'll go fishing in the crawfish hole...

'Worm' Wishes
 (tag)
Challenges:
~Hambo Hoedown-anything but a card
~All That Stickles-Baby Blue Stickles (on worm)
~Basic Grey-masculine (Dawson paper)
~Paper Shelter-for the boys
~Simon Says Stamp-anything goes
~Sisterhood of Crafters-anything goes
~Crafty Ribbons-anything with ribbon
~Created with Love-wild animals
~Eureka-animal
~Paper Makeup Stamps-animals

Hope y'all think a worm is an animal!
If not I'm in BIG trouble with the last three challenge groups!!!

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
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 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Beautiful in Every Way

The challenge at MY HEART PIECES for the next 2 weeks is {embossing, dry or wet}.

You Are Beautiful Through and Through


 Sentiment by Create with TLC
Recycled items are the flowers that came off an old frame.
They were too pretty to throw away! Just had to reuse them!
Challenges:
~Craft Your Passion-diamonds are a girl's best friend
~Frilly and Funkie-upcycle
~ABC Challenges-recycle
~Crafty Boots-recycle
~Forever Friends-lots of flowers
~Tammy's Scrapin' Corner-bling
~Celebrate the Occasion-CAS
~Crafty Creations-pink and one other color (green)
~Simon Says Stamp-anything goes
~Inky Impressions-photo inspiration
Inspiration photo

I have always loved Christina Aguilera's song "You Are Beautiful!"

 You are beautiful no matter what they say
Words can't bring you down....oh no
You are beautiful in every single way
Yes, words can't bring you down, oh, no
So don't you bring me down today...

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Wednesday, April 24

Tie Some Balloons To Your Tail and...

 The challenge at PENNY'S PAPER CRAFTY this week is everyone's favorite...{anything goes}!!!
The sponsors are Sassy Studio Designs , Digital Delights and QKR Stampede.
I've used a QKR digi.

Hang In There Friend

 Sentiment by Create with TLC
Challenges:
~Crafty Catz-for the boys
~2 Sisters-blues/green
~Basic Grey-masculine (Fact 6x6 paper used)
~One Stitch at a Time-use a digi
~Squirrel and Fox-furry friends
~Created With Love-wild animals
~Scrap Creations-animal/insect
~Through the Craft Room Door-anything goes
~Paper Makeup Stamps-animal friends
~Eureka-animal


(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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A Rainbow Reminds Me

 Brighter Days Are In Your Forecast

Sentiment by Create with TLC
Free digi provided by Back to Paper
Challenges:
~CDAC-Progressive challenge
~Card Crafter's Circle-April showers
~Heck of a Challenge-add water (Can't get a rainbow without water!!)
~One Stitch at a Time-use a digi
~Cutie Pie-CAS
~Bearly Mine-use a digi
~Papertake Weekly-weather
~Shopping Our Stash-bargain bin find (ribbon)
~Through the Craft Room Door-anything goes
~Simon Says Stamp-anything goes

I love rainbows. My dad died unexpectedly in a vehicle accident and on the day we buried him there was a double rainbow in the sky.
Ever since then, a rainbow reminds me that he's watching over his family from above.

Here are a couple of rainbow pics I've taken.

In Fort McMurray, Alberta

In St John's, Newfoundland

Have a wonderful Wednesday! It's Hump Day!!!

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Tuesday, April 23

Flutter By Butterfly!

 Here's the pretty photo for the {PIN}spirational Challenge #54 this week!

Source: buzzfeed.com via Deanne on Pinterest

 What a sweet pic! And SOOOO inspiring!

The sponsors are Cardmadfairy and Delicious Doodles.
I've used a beautiful butterfly digi from Cardmdfairy.

Fluttering By to Say HELLO

 Sentiment by Create with TLC
Challenges:
~Totally Gorjuss-embossing
~Dream Valley-things with wings
~One Stitch at a Time-use a digi
~Created with Love-wild animals
~Cutie Pie-CAS
~Tammy's Scrapin' Corner-bling
~Bearly Mine-use a digi
~Everybody Art-2 colors (orange,green)
~Scrap Creations-animals/insects
~Tuesday Throwdown-make your own background (embossing, distressing /inking and Stickles)

Have a totally terrific Tuesday!

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Monday, April 22

A Friendly Hi

The challenge at LOVE TO CREATE this week is a {BINGO card}!
I used the line straight across the middle of the BINGO card (flowers, diecuts/punches, ribbon) .

The sponsors are Whoopsi Daisy and Meljen's Designs.
I've used a sweet digi from Meljen's.

Let's Be Friends


Challenges:
~Divas By Design-butterflies
~Milk Coffee-Spring
~Shelly's Images-flowers
~Daring Cardmakers-for a child
~Dream Valley-things with wings
~Robyn's Fetish-make your own flower (made it using a scalloped circle punch)
~Creative Card Crew-handmade flower
~Creative Creations-photo inspiration
~Kaboodle Doodles-Spring
~Paper Makeup Stamps-animal friends

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Sunday, April 21

To a Friend

The challenge this week at PILE IT ON is a {color inspiration}. The sponsor is Dilly Bean Stamps.
Here's my card.

You're a Great Friend

Challenges:
~Dilly Beans-flowers
~Nutcrafters-anything goes
~Stamp N Doodle-anything goes
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging
~In the Pink-ribbons
~Catch the Bug-BINGO (ribbon,pearl,glitter)
~Fab N Funky-1 image,2 patterned paper,3 embellishments (ribbon, flowers, glitter)
~Shelly's Images-flowers
~A Gem of a Challenge-distressing (inking on paper and flowers)

Hope your Sunday was good!

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Friday, April 19

Cute Christmas Mouse

The challenge this week at QKR STAMPEDE is {punches and/or dies}.
I've used the Stocking Mouse digi.

Have a Very Merry Christmas

Challenges:
~Craftyhazelnut-Christmas
~Crafting Cafe-celebrate
~Stamp and Create-at least 1 die (holly leaves and berries)
~Kenny K's -dies and punches
~ABC Challenges-1,2,3 of something (1 image,2 leaves,3 berries)
~Craft Your Passion-adorable animals
~Cupcake Craft-cute and cuddly
~Simply Create Too-use your stash (I used old Basic Grey Christmas paper)

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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So Sincere

For the next 2 weeks, the challenge at CHOCOLATE, COFFEE and CARDS is a{sketch}.
 
The sponsors are The Robin's Nest and Eureka. I used a pretty basket digi from Eureka.

Sending You Sincere Thanks


 Challenges:
~One Stitch at a Time-bright colors
~ABC Challenge-1,2,3 of something (1 image, 2 strips of paper, 3 pearls)
~Creative Creations-photo inspiration
~Digi Darla-flowers
~Pause Dream Enjoy-friendship
~Bearly Mine-Spring flowers
~All That Stickles-Baby Blue Stickles (on flowers)
~Raise the Bar-friendship
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Thursday, April 18

Magical Moment

 Embrace the Magic of the Day


Challenges:
~One Stop Crafts-pastels
~Sweet Stampin'-pastels
~Lexie's Creations-lace or ribbon
~Flutterby Wednesday-sentiment (and fairy)
~In the Pink-ribbon or ruffles
~Moving Along with the Times-fantasy and fairies

Have a thrilling Thursday,everyone!!!!!

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

The Itsy Bitsy Spider!

 What's Spinnin'?

Challenges:
~Hambo Hoedown-thread or mesh
(that mesh has been around for YEARS. It's so old that it's actually breaking apart!!!
I had to be very careful with it when making my card)
~Paper Makeup Stamps-girly ( I KNOW it's a spider, but it's a PINK spider and web! Some girls like spiders don't they!!!)
~Everybody Art-glitter and bling
~Crafty Creations-no patterned paper
~CCEE-grey,pink and white

 I guess we'll be seeing those creatures around soon enough!!! 
The worst part of Spring and Summer are the spiders and insects!

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

Wednesday, April 17

Thoughtful and Kind

The challenge this week at PENNY'S PAPER-CRAFTY  blog is {use a sentiment}.
That's quite easy, isn't it!
The sponsors are Digi My World and Crafty Sentiments.
I've used a digi from both companies on my card.

Thank You
Your Thoughtfulness
Means So Much

 Challenges:
~Card Makin' Mamas-ribbon
~All That Stickles-Baby Blue Stickles
(on sentiment, dots along the top of card and on the bows in her hair)
~Creative Creations-photo inspiration (used the colors in the photo)
~Fairies-for a lady
~Lexi's Creations-lace or ribbon
~Paper Makeup Stamps-girly
~There She Goes-just because
~Craft Room Challenge-use a sentiment
~Oldie But a Goodie-girly
(the hoarded supplies are the pieces of ribbon. I have a drawer full of little pieces that I cannot throw away! They come in handy at times!!)
~Inky Impressions-punches/dies (border punch and scalloped circle punch)

Well, it's the middle of the week!!! Where is the time going and why does it go so fast???

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !

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Ha! April giving birth to Taj!!
April 15,2017