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Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Beautiful birthday



Good day

One of my friends celebrate her birthday soon and I know she loves red. This time I used a Bestie freebie and my papers are from Bo Bunny's Mistletoe collection and Simplestories's sn@p! color vibe. My border punch is from Fiskar and a Spellbinder border gave the frame for the digi. Sentiment is from Desert Diva.

Challenges I'm joining:
Crafty Catz Challenge #204 - Spots and stripes
Incy Wincy Designs - Red and White
Die Cuttin Divas #139 - Anything goes
The Crafter'sCafe #35 - Birthday Celebrations
Lexi's Creations #102 - Birthday Celebrations
Besties Challenge - Anything goes
Atlantic Hearts Sketch #27 - Sketch
Simply Create too #49 - Bingo - Red block
The Outlawz Monday Greeting Cards GCC1028 - Anything goes

Thank you and have a fantastic day!
Olga

Joy



Good day

This time a Christmas card in purple. I've started to play on a bingo challenge, but when I glued the last bit to the card stock, I realised that I was not allowed to use designer paper. My DP is from Graphic 45 's secret garden.
I still going to join the following challenges:
Dynamic Duos #76 - Wisteria Wonder & Perfect Plum
Crafty Cardmakers #103 - Purple monochrome
Sketch Saturday #282 - Sketch

Thank you and have a great day!
Olga

To the newly weds!




Good day

This is a slipping in the back door project, but I just had to do this one. My favourite challenge. White on White. I played with different kinds of white papers and die cuts. I recycled some of the hearts on the ribbon below.

Challenges I was inspired by:
Cards und More #93 - Sketch
Cards en Scrap #191 - Here comes the bride
Charisma Cardz #42 - White on White
Crafting with dragonflies #14 - Make your own flowers
Crafting when we can #56 - Make your own flowers

Thank you and have a fantastic day!
Olga

Sunday, 27 October 2013

I'm no angel




Good day

It is Sunday and it is time for another challenge at Glitter 'n Sparkle. This time you must use black. The girls made some gorgeous creations.
I have used Good vs Bad from Sassy Studio Designs, one of our sponsors this week and one of my favourite designers. I used glitter paper from my The Twinkle Glints stack from DCWV. I have the same design emboss folder that I used on the silver too. I got inspired by all the beautiful bows that I saw lately that I just had to add one with a heart charm and some metal corners.

Challenges I'm joining:
Creative Moments - Anything goes use some lace
From the Hearts Stamps #39 - Sketch
Crafty Cardmakers #102 - Shabby Chic
Sparkle N Sprinkle October Challenge - add some glitter, embossing powder/flocking
Artistic Inspiration #64 - Anything goes
Crafty Sentiments Design - Bingo - Metal, Lace, Die cuts
The Crafty Bloggers Network October Challenge - Things with Wings (2nd Entry)
Craft-Dee Bowz October Challenge - Handmade bow

Thank you and hope you will come and join us at Glitter 'n Sparkle to add some black.
Thank you and have a fantastic day!
Olga

Friday, 25 October 2013

Clubs and Spades




Good Day

It has been quite a while that I have this image from Bugaboo and I wanted to play with it. When I saw the anniversary challenge, this image came up. Then I struggled with the colour combo and yesterday I went through my papers in search for autumn colour I came upon this piece of fresh blue and green striped papers. Not quite what I had in mind the first round, but it all came together. I played with my Fiskar border punches with the diamonds and hearts. In the end I added a piece of washi tape on top and I used my latest edition of brads - diamond ring.
Stella and Gus are such fun characters to play with and it has been quite a while since I joined Catch the bug Challenges.

Challenges I'm joining:
Stella Says Sketch #144 - Sketch
Catch the Bug October Bingo - Punches, Player's Choice (Washi Tape), Sentiment
Digi Darla's #85 - Anniversaries Abound
Creative Craft Challenge #21 - Anything goes blogaversary

Thank you and have a splendid day!
Olga

Miss Robin Hood



Good Day

Here in the southern hemisphere it is spring and we had our first rain, anywhere else it is autumn. I do love the warm colours though. It is time for the next round at Sassy Studio Designs' progressive challenge and we were given Scarecrow Sassy to play with in autumn colours.
Paper is from my scrapbook stash and the sentiment was taken from Desert Diva. The border die is from Marianne's Designs and the label is from Spellbinder.

Challenges I'm joining:
The Outlawz Wednesday Sketch SC1202313
Sassy Studio Design Progressive Challenge #6 - 15 October - 14 November
Crafting with Dragon Flies #13 - Nature, leaves, trees
Paper Crafting Journey - Anything goes
Sassy Studio Designs #200 - Make it yours

Thank you and have a great day! My hubby is back after a week in Spain.
Olga

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Wrapped in




Good day.

Tomorrow is my youngest birthday and in two months time it is Christmas. This is Holly Fairy from Delicious Doodles. My designer paper is from Colorbök and the rest are bits and pieces from my stash. The first time I used my new EK Success border punch and I used dies from Spellbinder and added Perfect pearl on the wings.

Challenges I'm joining:
Sweet Sketch Wednesday #229 - Sketch
Rhedd and Rosie Challenge #18 - Anything goes
Ooh la la Creations - Things with wings
The Crafty Bloggers Network - Anything goes
Through the Craft Room Door 22-28 Oct - Anything goes

Thank you and have a great day!
Olga

Sunday, 20 October 2013

If the shoe fits


Good day
This is my DT card for Challenge #55 over at Glitter 'n Sparkle with the theme of Halloween. As previously mentioned we do not celebrate Halloween, but I saw some really good birthday editions in Blogland, that really gave me a giggle.
I used paper from Panda Bear's Cutie Paper pack and Scary night paper pack. My first time to use digital paper. The image is from one of our sponsors this time around and is called Black Cat Shoe Peek. The confetti stars and ribbons are from my stash.

Challenges I'll be joining:
From the Heart Stamps #38 - Sketch
Cards und More #92 - Halloween
Digi Haven - Halloween
Incy Wincy - Halloween

Thank you and hope you'll come and join us at Glitter 'n Sparkle. Maybe you can also make a funny spooktacular card.

Olga

Monday, 14 October 2013

Playing with dies




Good day

I did some shopping this past weekend. When I saw the challenges on Paper Playful I saw the technique challenge at JUGS. A good time to play with some of my new dies(lamppost & bird) from Couture Creations and my old trusted Spellbinders and my new music emboss folder from Spellbinder. My designer paper is from Garden Party from Dovecraft's. For a finishing touch I added some peel-offs and flowers from my stash. You can click on the picture for a better view on the inlay.

Challenges I'm joining:
Just us Girls #210 -Technique Challenge - inlay
Dynamic Duos #74 - Calypso Coral & So Saffron
Craft your Passion #184 - Add some embossing
Robyn Fetish #181 - Only Square cards
Paper Creator's Craft #15 - Dies and punches

Thank you and have a great day!
Olga

Sunday, 13 October 2013

Be Yourself




Good Day

Some super excited news! I joined the Glitter & Sparkle design team and today is my first project for Challenge #54 with the theme of adding Orange. We are sponsoring by The Stamping Chef and I got this cutie to play with, she is called a bootyful night. I have found a piece of left over designer paper with some leaves on. I used a Marianne Design frame die cut and the leave die is from Spellbinder the sentiment is from Cards und Scrap.

I used the following challenge which I'll be joining:
The Outlawz Tuesday Colour Challenge with the twist of making it fall/autumn
I (heart) sketch #37 - Sketch
Penny's Paper-Crafty #148 - Anything but square
Rhedd & Rosies #17 - Autumn Colours
Paper Crafting Journey - Halloween Colours
Creative Knokouts #6 - Fall

Hope you'll come and join us with your projects in all shades of orange.
Thank you
Olga

Saturday, 5 October 2013

Strawberries and wine




Good day

A quick post. This time I used a Beccy's place image. I've chosen it because of the challenge at the Outlawz colour challenge's twist. I also used some vellum paper from W&M. For the glasses I've used some 3D varnis. The sentiment is from Digistamp4Joy. I know the rest of the world is celebrating autumn, but here in the southern hemisphere we're celebrating spring and the beginning of the wedding season.

Challenges I'm joining:
Beccy's Place - October Challenge
The Outlawz Tuesday Colour Challenge CC1001
I (heart) sketches #36 - Sketch
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge #147 - Anything goes
Sister Act Card Challenge #27 - Anything goes

Thank you and have a lovely day.
Olga

Friday, 4 October 2013

Prost!




Good day

October is a very busy month. It is also the month for the well known German festival - October fest. This time I'm joining the progressive challenge of Sassy Studio Designs with this Pin Lager Sassy. I struggled a bit with the colouring of the beer. In the end I added some wet embossing on the foam and bubble. Everything is from my stash.

Challenges I'm joining:
Crafty Catz #201 - Anything goes
The Outlawz Wednesday Challenge SC100213
Paper Craft Planet Sassy Studio Progressive Challenge  #5 15 Sept -14 Oct
Rhedd and Rosie #16 - Something for men

Thank you
Olga

40 can be scary



Good day

At the end of October it is time to celebrate Halloween. I do not celebrate Halloween, but I got this freebie from Sonia as part of a progressive challenge at SKdigis by Sonia Kertznus. I took out the RIP and added a 40, hope Sonia don't mind. Used perfect pearl on my ghost and used a bit of chalk for distressing. The basic cardstock is a very dark purple.

Challenges I'm joining:
SKdigis #21 - Sketch
365 Cards Day275 - Word Wednesday - Swirls
Paper Pretties PWC278 - Purple green orange
An Inky Situation #11 - Colours - Purple, green, orange
Dream it Up - Mystical and magical

Thank you
Olga

Thursday, 3 October 2013

You're a winner

 My project with a Saturated Canary Digi
Dynamic Duo #72

Charisma Cardz Bingo Challenge

Sweet Sketch Wednesday

Good Day 

It is October and it is breast cancer awareness month too. I was inspired by a few challenges to make this card. The feather print paper is from Colorbök and digi is from Saturated Canary. Dies from Spellbinder and embellishments from stash. My sentiment is just "winner". I believe everybody fighting cancer is a winner.

Challenges I'm joining:
Charisma Cardz #39 - Bingo - Pink, Charms, Gems
Cute Card Thursday #289 - Signsof distress
Sweet Sketch Wednesday #226 - Sketch
Dynamic Duo #72 - Petal rose & Blushing bride
Digi makeover #108 - Pink awareness
Shopping our stash #121 - pink awareness
Inky Chicks #14 - Two different die cuts
Anything goes challenge #101 - Out with the girls
Craft your Passion #182 - Add a little charm

Thank you
Olga

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Autumn bling




Good day

A good friend of ours is celebrating her birthday. Since she stays in France the autumn theme seemed appropriate. I used a digi from the very talented Jen Leeflang and is available at Digistamp4Joy. The border is from Fiskar and I used some hologram foil tape under the punch. The designer paper is from New Leaf from First edition. Die are from Spellbinder. Leaf brads and a peel-off in French.

Challenges I'm joining:
Glitter N Sparkle #52 - Add metal - brads, colour gold
Robyn Fetish #179 - Nature
Come and Get it - Fall colours
LEJ Designs #73 - Things with wings
Cards und More #91 - Sparkle and bling

Thank you and have a wonderful day!
Olga