Friday, December 28

What? Not a Christmas Card??

 Nope! It's a birthday card!

Happy Bird Day
Challenges:
~Daisy Doodles-birthday
~Paper Makeup Stamps-anything goes
~Party Time Tuesdays-anything goes
~Through the Craft Room Door-anything goes
~Tuesday Alchemy-anything goes
~Aud Sentiment-anything goes
~Charisma Cardz-anything goes
~Cute Card Thursday-anything goes
~Link Up for Pink-dash of pink
~Card Crafter's Circle-anything goes
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Thursday, December 27

Joyful Snowmen

I'm almost ready to put away my Christmas images, papers and embellishments!
Well, for at least a week anyway! hehe!

Joy To All
Digi by The Stamping Boutique (no longer selling images)
Challenges:
~Basic Grey-anything goes (Lemonade paper)
~Catch the Bug-use a border
~Tuesday Alchemy-anything goes
~Digi Stamps 4 Joy-Christmas
~Simon Says Stamp-anything goes
~Aud Sentiment-anything goes
~Charisma Cardz-anything goes
~Stampin' for the Weekend-anything goes
~Clear It Out-Christmas


(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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A Holiday Giraffe!

This Christmas card was made for a special little girl who loves giraffes!

Happy Holidays
Challenges:
~Basic Grey-anything goes (Eskimo Kisses papers)
~Di's Digi Designs-Christmas
~ABC Christmas-Z is for "zoo animal"
~Robyn's Fetish-Christmas card for a child
~Paper Makeup Stamps-anything goes
~Pink Elephant-anything goes
~Clear It Out-Christmas
~Crazy Amigo-Christmas
~Creative Craft Challenges-non-traditional Christmas colors
~Party Time Tuesdays-anything goes

 

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

Thanks to Santa!




 Digi by The Stamping Boutique (no longer selling digis)
Challenges:
~Aud Sentiment-anything goes
~Craft Us Crazy-Christmas
~Milk Coffee-Christmas
~Crafts 4 Eternity-anything goes
~Daring Cardmakers-paper piecing
~Pause Dream Enjoy-December celebration
~Craftyhazelnut-Christmas
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Monday, December 24

Joy to the World

Challenges:
~For Fun-Christian Christmas
~Word Art Wednesday-uplifting/encouraging
~Aud Sentiment-anything goes
~Crafts 4 Eternity-anything goes
~One Stop Craft-Christmas carol
~Clear It Out-Christmas
~Technique Tuesday-faux tile technique
~Scrapbooking Queen-Christmas
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Another Card For My Son

 I wasn't crazy about the first card I made for my son, so I made another one.

Happy Holidays 2 U Son
 Digi by Pollycraft (she doesn't sell her images anymore)
Challenges:
~Robyn's Fetish-Christmas card for kid
~Paper Makeup Stamps-anything goes
~Creative Craft Challenges-non-traditional Christmas colors
~Aud Sentiment-anything goes
~Pixie Dust Studio-non-traditional Christmas colors
~Crafts 4 Eternity-anything goes
~Sweet N Sassy-favorite color (yellow, and that's my son's favorite color too)
~Di's Digi Designs-Christmas
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Happy Christmas Everyone!


Challenges:
~Addicted to Stamps-blue Christmas
~Robyn's Fetish-Christmas card for kid
~Kaboodle Doodles-Christmas
~Tammy's Scrapin' Corner-BINGO (pattern paper, sparkle, blue)
~There She Goes-Christmas
~Crafts and Me-winter wonderland
~Digi Stamps 4 Joy-Christmas
~Fab N Funky-ribbon
~More Than Favors-Christmas

Have a wonderful Christmas, everyone, and a Happy 2013!

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

For the LOVE of Gingerbread #12

At DRUNKEN STAMPERS, the challenge is {all about food}!
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Here's my card.

A Very Merry Christmas to You
Digi by Bugaboo

Have a happy Saturday!
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Friday, December 21

Snowmen Come Unassembled

The challenge for the next 2 weeks at CHOCOLATE, COFFEE and CARDS is {snowmen}. The sponsor is Stamp Fairy.

Snow Much Fun

Challenges:
~Try It On Tuesday-Lucky Dip- 4 ingredients- pearls, stamped image, distressing, sentiment
~Crafts and Me-winter wonderland
~Divas By Design-anything goes
~DYSU-anything goes
~Milk Coffee-winter

Here's a little snowman I've assembled already this year. Isn't he adorable!



(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Thursday, December 20

Skating Snowman

 Winter Bliss
My Friend
Digi from a store that's no longer online
Challenges:
~Artistic Inspirations-anything goes
~Crazy Amigo-friendship
~Shopping Our Stash-winter but not holiday
~Crafts And Me-winter wonderland
~DYSU-anything goes
~Crafty Pad-friendship
~Ladybug Crafts-anything goes
~Divas By Design-anything goes
~Stamp N Doodle-anything goes
~Aud Sentiment-anything goes
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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For the LOVE of Gingerbread #11

 Jolly Good Time
Challenges:
~2 Sisters-gingerbread
~Happy Camper-food (gingerbread)
~Make My Monday-BINGO (patterned paper,punches/dies,distressing)
~Clear It Out-Christmas
~ABC Christmas-favorite punches (snowflake and flower)
~Digi Stamps 4 Joy-Christmas
~Lollipop Ladies-gingerbread
~Paper Shelter-anything goes

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

 Happy Holidays Son
 Digi by Fred She Said
Challenges:
~Cupcake Inspiration-photo inspiration
~Paper Shelter-anything goes
~Aud Sentiment-anything goes
~Craft Us Crazy-Christmas
 ~DYSU-anything goes
~Milk Coffee-Christmas
~Jingle Belles-Christmas

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

Happy Holidays

inside is a place to include a gift card
Challenges:
~Creatilicious-non-traditional Christmas colors
~Scrapbooking Queen-Christmas
~Crafty Boots-Christmas
~Clear It Out-Christmas
~Creative Craft Challenges-non-traditional Christmas colors
~ABC Christmas-favorite punch (another fav is the flower punch I have. 
You can see it behind the snowflake)
~Creative Belli-Christmas
~Simon Says Stamp-Christmas
~Craft Us Crazy-Christmas

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

The challenge at MY HEART PIECES for the next 2 weeks is {anything goes}!
Here's my card using a digi called Sweet Jesus.

Rejoicing With You In the
Miracle of Christmas

Challenges:
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/inspiring
~Craft Your Passion-3 different design paper, ribbon, something circle (holly berries)
~Pink Elephant-holiday tag
~Holly Jolly Christmas-vintage Christmas
~Tuesday Alchemy-anything but a card
~Twisted Tuesday-tag and something that makes you smile (Priyanka's sweet digis. LOVE coloring them!)
~Twist of Faith-Christmas

Have a totally terrific Thursday!
I have to make some cards today for some more special people in our family.
 
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Wednesday, December 19

Christmas Joy

Joy
Challenges:
~Jingle Belles-Christmas
~Catch the Bug-BINGO (starts with S-stars and snowflakes, ribbon,sentiment)
~One Stop Craft-distressed Christmas (used inks on edges)
~Whoopsi Daisy-traditional Christmas colors
~Crafty Boots-Christmas
~Use Your Stuff-symmetry
~Clear It Out-Christmas
~Paper Shelter-anything goes

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Oh Christmas Tree!

Challenges:
~Jingle Belles-anything Christmas
~Basic Grey-Christmas (Eskimo Kisses paper)
~Catch the Bug-BINGO (border-ribbon, distressing, starts with S-star)
~One Stop Craft-distressed Christmas
~Digi Darla-embossing
~Scrapbooking Queen-Christmas
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Santa Flamingo!?

The challenge at PENNY'S PAPER-CRAFTY will run for 2 weeks! The theme is {Merry Christmas}! The sponsors are Bugaboo and Dustin Pike (I used a DP digi)

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Challenges:
~Dustin Pike-Christmas
~LEJ Designs-Santa Claus is coming to town
~Deep Ocean-Santa
~Eureka-Christmas spirit
~Paper Pretties-Christmas

Here are some Christmas decorations on my walls




(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Tuesday, December 18

Oh, Those Snowmen!!!



Challenges:
~DP2-D is for Diecut (snowflake)
~Dutch Dare-snowflakes
~Jingle Belles-anything goes for Christmas
~Just Us Girls-color inspiration
 
~CYDI-not a creature was stirring...animal on your card
~Scrapbooking Queen-Christmas
~Top Tip Tuesday-anything Christmas
TIP: Have cards that you made a while ago and don't like them for one reason or another? Well, redo them! Pull them apart, remove embellishments and ribbons, and start remaking your card with some new cardstock or design paper. I've done that to quite a number of Christmas cards.
I've given them makeovers!
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Sharing With You...

The Magic of the Season
Challenges:
~Aud Sentiment-anything goes for the holidays
~Jingle Belles-anything goes for Christmas
~Unstampabelles-Christmas and no stamping
~Crafty Boots-Christmas
~Clear It Out-Christmas
~Creative Card Crew-Chinese New Year (red/gold)

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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I'm Lovin' the Snowmen!!!

Today's the day for a new challenge at THE STAMPING BOUTIQUE. It's {gift packaging}.

Merry Christmas
Gift Card Tin

closeup

inside the tin
Challenges:
~C.R.A.F.T.-winter
~Charisma Cardz-Christmas
~DYSU-Christmas
~Tuesday Alchemy-anything but a card
~Di's Digi Design-anything but a card for Christmas
~Creative Stamp Friends-Christmas packaging
~Eclectic Ellapu-anything goes
~Robyn's Fetish-snowman
~Top Tip Tuesday-anything Christmas
TIP:Always be on the lookout for awesome items that are cheap but can be altered and made into a great gift idea! This little tin was bought at a dollar store for just $1!
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Let's Dance, Mr. Snowman!

Merry Christmas

closeup
Challenges:
~Sassy Cheryl's-snowmen
~Aud Sentiment-anything goes for the holidays
~Jingle Belles-anything goes for Christmas
 ~52 Christmas Cards-Christmas card
~Scrapbooking Queen-Christmas
~Robyn's Fetish-snowmen
~Crafty Boots-Christmas
~Tammy's Scrapin' Corner-anything goes
~There's Magic in the Air-snowman
~Celebrate the Occasion-Christmas
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Snowmen are Adorable!

{PIN}spirational challenge #38 is posted! The {pin}spiring pic is this...
 The sponsor is Dilly Bean Digi Stamps.

Here's my card.
Have a Very Merry Christmas


Challenges:
~C.R.A.F.T.-winter
~Charisma Cardz-Christmas
~Crimbo Crackers-wooden (snowmen arms and birdhouse)
~DYSU-Christmas
~Pixie Dust Studio-traditional Christmas colors
~Card Crafter's Circle-red, green, white
~Robyn's Fetish-snowmen
~Kaboodle Doodles-anything Christmas

Have a great day!

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Monday, December 17

Santa Piggy!

Tis the Season
May Your Christmas
Be Wrapped Up in Fun

closeup
Challenges:
 ~Hambo Hoedown-easel card
~Clear It Out-Christmas
 ~Aud Sentiment-anything for the holidays
~CCEE-Santa
~ABC-deck the halls
~Crafts 4 Eternity-bling
~Basic Grey-Christmas (Eskimo Kisses paper)
~Sweet Stampin'-Santa
~Eureka-Christmas spirit
~Tammy's Scrapin' Corner-anything goes
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Sledding Fun


closeup
 Digi by Inky Impressions
Challenges:
~Inky Impressions-use something old (have had the paper for years!)
~Aud Sentiment-anything for the holidays
~Crimbo Crackers-wooden (sled)
~Jingle Belles-anything Christmas
~Basic Grey-Christmas (Eskimo Kisses paper and border sticker)
~Eureka-Christmas spirit
~Fashionista-winter
~Paper Playtime-winter fun
~Squigglefly-anything with a sentiment

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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This Snowman Has Kisses 4 U!

Eskimo Kisses 2 U
Digi by ? (if you know,please let me know)
Challenges:
~ABC Christmas-favorite punch (snowflake)
~Little Red Wagon-pink Christmas
~Nutcrafters-lots of layers and bling
~Aud Sentiment-anything for holidays
~C.R.A.F.T.-winter
~Play Date Cafe-color inspiration
~Crafts 4 Eternity-bling
~Basic Grey-Christmas (Eskimo Kisses paper and letter stickers)
~Catch the Bug-BINGO (starts with S, ribbon, sentiment)
~Glitter N Sparkle-BINGO (buttons, digi, ribbon)

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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A Card for Someone Wonderful!

Here is the card I made for hubby's son. He loves anything trees, leaves, needles, so I HAD to make him a card using REAL TREE NEEDLES! We think he's gonna love it!

Merry Christmas Justin
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Challenge:
~Crafts And Me-no blue
~Stamp N Doodle-make something unusual (card with REAL tree branches on it!)
~Aud Sentiment-anything for the holidays
~Crimbo Crackers-wooden (can't get more wooden than real wood!)
~Jingle Belles-anything Christmas
~Basic Grey-Christmas (Origins paper)
~Totally Gorjuss-for someone special
~Unstampabelles-Christmas (nothing stamped)
~Here Come the Boys-anything goes
~Scrapbooking Queen-Christmas

And, look what I got for Christmas already! A beautiful fireplace! Of course, I had to go get stockings and stocking holders! What do you think!



Hope you're having a great Monday!
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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