Saturday, August 31

Movie Night!!

Yay!! You still have time to play along in the RED CARPET STUDIO Movie Night Blog Hop!!!
Here's something I made using a digi from Fresh Brewed Designs.
This is a movie gift card holder or movie ticket holder!

It's Movie Night


See, the inside has a pocket to hold some movie goodies!!
 Challenges:
 ~Scrapbooking Queen-anything goes
~Dream Valley-for a child
~Creative Creations-Bingo (flowers, image,distressing)
~Pollycraft-for a kid
~Simon Says Stamp-anything goes
~Cute Card Thursday-wings (butterflies)
~Hiding In My Craft Room-anything goes

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

  ~PLEASE SCROLL DOWN or click HERE for the RED CARPET STUDIO BLOG HOP,thanks!~

Don't forget about the 72nd challenge at {PIN}spirational Challenge blog.
The inspirational pic is...
 

The sponsors this week are Scribbles Designs and Sassy Studio Designs.
On this card I've used Scribbles Designs digi.
Do or Do Not


...inside says...

Challenges:
~Craft Your Passion-office supplies (staples)
~Eureka-sentiment
~Simon Says Stamps-anything goes
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging
~Aud Sentiment-use a sentiment
~Daring Cardmakers-metal (staples)
~Hiding My Craft Room-anything goes
~Scrapbooking Queen-anything goes
~Just Us Girls-distressing (inking and tearing)
 
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Good Girl's Address Book!

 ~PLEASE SCROLL DOWN or click HERE for the RED CARPET STUDIO BLOG HOP,thanks!~

Address Book


 This GOOD GIRL can be gotten at THE STAMPING CHEF store!
Don't you just love her yummy tats?!
Challenges:
~Make My Monday-anything but a card
~Top Tip Tuesday-at least 2 things starting with your initial (D-doily, diamond gems, decoupage)
~Simon Says Stamp-anything goes
~Inspire Me Fridays-anything goes
~Hiding In My Craft Room-anything goes

Have a great Saturday!!

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Friday, August 30

He Heals...

~PLEASE SCROLL DOWN or click HERE for the RED CARPET STUDIO BLOG HOP,thanks!~

The challenge this week at QKR STAMPEDE is {kick up your heels}. Create a project with anything with heels (horse, donkey, zebra, unicorn...)
On my card, I've used Mare and Foal.

He Heals the Brokenhearted and Binds Up Their Wounds.
Psalm 147:3
 Challenges:
~Sunday Sketch and Stamp-sketch inspiration

~ABC Challenges-no flowers
~Eureka-add a sentiment
~Inky Impressions-animals
~Simon Says Stamp-anything goes
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging
~Aud Sentiment-use a sentiment
~A Creative Romance-CAS
~Sister Act-anything goes

Hope you're having a fab Friday!!! For those who have an extra-long weekend, enjoy and stay SAFE!!!


(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Red Carpet Studio Blog Hop!

Welcome to Red Carpet Studio's One Year Anniversary Celebration!! We're starting the party off right with a blog hop, but don't forget we also have games and prizes going on in our Facebook event group


This weekend our design team is sharing with you inspiring projects for movie nights! Invitations, decorations, and more, you'll leave the hop wanting to have a movie night of your very own.

If you've come from Connie's blog, you're in the right place! If you'd like to start at the beginning of the hop, please visit Red Carpet Studio.

Yes, I am on the Red Carpet Studio Design Team!!! Woohoo!!!


Here's what I made for the hop.

Movie Night DVD Case

You, or your partner can add a DVD to the case and, voila, you have a date!

Here's the back so you both can keep track of the movies you watch together and how you felt about the movie.

This weekend (and our challenges) wouldn't be anything without our fabulous sponsors! Those who comment on every stop of the hop are eligible to win these wonderful prizes:

Disney Classics Cricut Cartridge


12x12 Disney Specialty Paper

"That's Entertainment" Stamp Set

$20 Gift Certificate

Besties of Oz Collection - 7 Digital Stamps

Insta-Live, Love, Dream Stamp Set

And now for the part you've been waiting for... everyone who hops receives a FREE digital goodie bag! Yup, you heard that right! The contents of our goodie bag can be viewed HERE on our Facebook page. Just be sure to leave your email address when you hop and we'll have it emailed to you by the end of the weekend. :)

Winners of the sponsored prizes will be announced at Red Carpet Studio on Tuesday September 3rd.

Your next stop is Chas's blog.

Here's the entire lineup:


Happy Hopping and thanks so much for joining us! 

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Thursday, August 29

Just Takin' It Easy!

 The challenge this week at SCRAP IT WITH A SONG is {Sunshine Reggae}. I used a line from the song...

Take It Easy

 These pics were taken during our honeymoon in Cuba!! Of course, when you're in a place like that, you LOVE taking it easy!! And, being in Cuba, you HAVE to try a Cuban cigar!!! Hehe!!
(actually I wasn't even smoking it, it was a staged pic!!!)
Challenges:
~1 2 3 Get Scrappy-tic-tac-toe (red, free, Thickers)
~Make My Monday-anything but a card
~Use It Tuesday-trending -Washi Tape (hoarded supplies are the brads. I have a small collection that I don't have organized that I pull out to use from time to time)

Hope you have a terrific Thursday!

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Wednesday, August 28

Boo To YOU!

Yay!!! The challenge for the next 2 weeks at THE STAMPING CHEF is {a bit krafty}. So, use some kraft paper on your creation! Here's mine using "A Bootyful Night".

Boo!


 Challenges:
~Brown Sugar-bugs
~All That Stickles-outdoors (Stickles on her boots, clothing and hat, on the headstone, the lettering and the Jack-o-Lantern)
~613 Avenue Create-anything goes
~ABC Challenges-no flowers
~Kaboodle Doodles-Fall or Fall colors
~Bearly Mine-digi stamp
~Party Time Tuesdays-anything goes

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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1 Guy + 1 Car...

The challenge this week at CHILD'S PLAY is {Uno}.

As you an see, I used the shape of the cards as my inspiration. I also used the yellow card, as it's my son's favorite color. So he HAD to have a cool yellow car!

1 Guy + 1 Car =

2 Cool!

 Challenges:
~Card Crafter's Circle-bright colors
~Crafts 4 Eternity-time to go (travel)
~Catch the Bug-photo inspiration
 
~Glitter N Sparkle-transport
~Make My Monday-anything but a card
~Party Time Tuesdays-anything goes
~Through the Craft Room Door-anything goes

Have a wonderful Wednesday!
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Tuesday, August 27

Take Note!

The challenge for the next 2 weeks at CYDI? is {very vintage}.

I altered a notebook for this challenge and used a vintage digi (Woman's Hat Catalogue Ad) from the CYDI? store.

 Challenges:
~A.R.T. Challenges-anything goes
~Crafty Ribbons-anything with ribbon
~Frosted Designs-chipboard (frame and letters)
~Addicted to Stamps-shabby/vintage
~Creative Creations-Bingo (anything but a card, image, ribbon)
~Make My Monday-anything but a card
~Just Inspirational-photo inspiration


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

The Princess and The Force!

The 72nd challenge at {PIN}spirational is posted and it's this...

So much inspiration there!!! Even if you don't go for the Star Wars inspiration!!
The colors, the stars, the shapes...

The sponsors this week are Scribbles Designs and Sassy Studio Designs.
On this card I've used Sassy Studios digi.

Happy Birthday Princess


 Challenges:
 ~Sassy Studio Designs-Sept GDT call
~Crafty Ribbons-anything with ribbon
~Pattie's Creations-anything goes
~ABC Challenges-no flowers
~Card Mania-ribbon
~Digi Darla-anything goes with a twist (ribbon)
~Tammy's Scrappin' Corner-anything goes
~Bearly Mine-digi stamp
~Party Time Tuesdays-anything goes

It's a beautiful day here! Hope you're having a wonderful day wherever you are!

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Monday, August 26

We Stand On Guard For Thee

 O Canada

 Digi by Inky Impressions
 Inspired by a sketch at Tuesday Morning Sketches
(missed the challenge by THAT MUCH!)
Challenges:
 ~Paper Shelter-summer holidays (Canada Day is celebrated during the summer)
~Crafty Ribbons-anything with ribbon
~Alphabet-N is for "newest stamp" (just received this one a couple of days ago)
~Jellypark-things that fly (a flag flies!)
~Pattie's Creations-anything goes
~Drunken Stampers-celebration
~Dream Valley-for a child
~Gingerloft-it's a small world (show where you're from)
~Tammy's Scrappin' Corner-anything goes
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Of Cats and Mice!

Hey!

Challenges:
 ~Delightful Inspiration From the Heart-monthly progressive challenge
 ~Digi Stamps 4 Joy-anything goes
~4 Crafty Chicks-photo inspiration

~A.R.T. Challenge-anything goes
~Crafty Ribbon-anything with ribbon
~Pollycraft-buttons/bows
~Southern Girls-warm fuzzies
~Crafty Catz-stitching and material
~Crazy 4 Challenges-animals
~Send a Smile 4 Kids-animals

Hope you're having a nice Monday!!

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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It's That Time, Kids!

The challenge this week at LOVE TO CREATE is {back to school}.
The sponsor is Simply Betty Stamps, offering a $10 gift certificate.
I used a digi called Skool Sux Christian.


 Challenges:
~Digi Stamps 4 Joy-anything goes
~Penny's Paper-Crafty-dies/punches (notebook punch)
~A.R.T. Challenge-anything goes
~Happy Campers-use a stamp
~Card Crafter's Circle-bright colors
~Friday Mashup-back to school

I've always liked this poem! I would put it up on my September bulletin board display!

Now
By Prince Redcloud

Close the barbecue.
Close the sun.
Close the home-run games we won.
Close the picnic.
Close the pool.
Close the summer.
Open school.

From THE SKY IS FULL OF SONG. Selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins. Harper & Row, 1983

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Sunday, August 25

Popsicle Fun!

 Best Friends

Digi and sentiment by Amy Cluck
(can't find them on her website though, I've had them for ages!)
Challenges:
~A.R.T. Challenge-anything goes
~Crafty Catz-stitching
~Sister Act-anything goes
~ Gem of a Challenge-anything starting with B-button
~One Stop Craft-spots and dots (on button)
~Dream Valley-for a child
 
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Oh, Delight!!!

The challenge this week at PILE IT ON, the challenge is {designer paper}. The sponsor is Red Rubber Designs who is giving someone a $10 gift certificate! I've used their stamps on my card.

Hoping Your Day is Delightful


 Challenges:
~Crafty Sentiments-lots of colors
~Twist of Faith-animals and uplifting sentiment
~Paper Pretties-girly girl
~Penny's Paper-Crafty-dies/punches (butterfly punch)
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging
~Happy Campers-use a stamp
~Jellypark-things that fly
~Polka Doodles-bright and beautiful

Have a nice Sunday!
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Friday, August 23

You And Me...

 ...Lovebirds, made for each other!!!

 I'm playing with my Shrinky Dink plastic paper again!!!! I love it!!!
It's so cute how you can take a large pic and put it in the oven and it SHRINKS to the sweetest little thing!!!!!

Here's a keychain I made using a cute digi and sentiment from Imagine That, called Sweet Tea.


Challenges:
~Craft Room Challenge-new technique/stash- Shrinky Dinks, fun!!!
~Crafty Sentiments-lots of colors
~Papertake Weekly-flowers
~Twist of Faith-animals (and an uplifting sentiment)
~Crafting For All Seasons-tags
~Penny's Paper-Crafty-dies/punches (used corner and hole punch)
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging
~A.R.T. Challenge-anything goes
~Aud Sentiment-anything but a birthday card
~Happy Campers-use a stamp

Oh, I have so many ideas for these Shrinky Dinks!!! I wish my creative mind would slow down sometimes, OR maybe if we could get EXTRA hours in a day to play!!!

Have a fab Friday!

...and I'm excited to announce that I'm on the IMAGINE THAT! design team!!!  Kris announced it HERE today with this project!!! I'm over the moon excited!!!!

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Back To School Fun

 I've been playing with my backpack template (found HERE) and Shrinky Dinks!!! How fun!!!
Making for an exciting Friday!!
 
 School Dog Digi and Sentiment by Hambo Stamps

Here's the backpack with a Shrinky Dink tag. Just the cutest, don't you think!!


I also made a pencil from a Popsicle stick and painted it.
Challenges:
~Hambo Hoedown-school
 ~Creative Creations-Bingo (anything but a card, image, ribbon)
~There She Goes-furry friends
 ~Craft Room Challenge-new technique (first time using Shrinky Dink plastic)
~Shopping Our Stash-oldest hardware (the keychain)
~Charisma Cardz-more than 1 fold
~Crafty Catz-stitching (faux)and material (ribbon)
~Inspire Me Fridays-anything goes


And here's the card. See that it's the exactly the SAME image as on the tag? I simply printed it off on the Shrinky Dink plastic (the one for inkjet printers) and shrunk it to make the tag.

Have a Great School Year!


Challenges:
~Whoopsi Daisy-school
~Melonheadz-school
~Clear It Out-school + chipboard (heart)
~Crafting with Dragonflies-card for a guy
~Inky Impressions-masculine
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging
~Totally Papercrafts-tag and heart
 
Hope you enjoy looking at this as much as I had fun creating it!!

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