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None of us is born thinking we are ordinary. Feeling special is an essential part of the human birthright. If you don’t think you are special, you won’t seek to contribute your gift to the world. -Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Winter fun - Let it Snow ...

The Winter’s cheek flushed as if he had drained Spring, Summer, and Autumn at a draught...
~Edward Thomas (1878-1917), "The Manor Farm"

Good morning!
I’m here to share my card for the new color challenge which started today at The Outlawz Challenges!


Our sponsor this month is Scrap N'Dipity with a prize of 3 images from the store ...



This week’s challenge features these fun colors and a option Winter fun Twist!


What could be more fun than building a snowman? 


Card size 5 x 7
  • Card stock from Stampin Up! and The Paper Studio
  • Extra fine glitter from Sulyn
  • Glitter paper from Recollections, The Paper Studio and Stampin Up!
  • Nuvo Crystal drops
  • Paper mini snowflakes die from Sizzix
  • Rhinestones from stash
  • Winter Snowflakes embossing folder from Sizzix

Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to stop by TheOutlawz Challenges where a new challenge starts every day of the week!


(Hugs) Cara

Sweet Bliss ...

The essence of pleasure is spontaneity. ~Germaine Greer

Hi everyone!
I’m here this morning to let you all know that a new Anything Goes Challenge has started today at Through the Craft Room Door!


Our Sponsor this week is Little Blue Button Stamps with a $10.00 store voucher


For my card, I am using the cute Miss lilly with Hoopla


I think she is quite versatile and could be used for anything from a birthday card to a baby card. I chose to make a card that I can use for any occasion.

Card size 4.25 x 5.50
  • Image “Miss Lilly with a hoopla” colored with Promarkers
  • Bliss die (Heidi Swapp)
  • Card stock (The Paper Studio, Stampin Up! and American Craft)
  • Design paper (Stash)
  • Glitter glue (Studio G)
  • Ink (Stampin Up!)
  • Sentiment stamp (Unity Stamp Co)

So come check out the challenge HERE and play along!

Thanks for stopping by!

(Hugs) Cara

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Christmas Blessings ...

Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and good will, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. ~Calvin Coolidge, 1927

Good morning!
I’m here to share my card for the new color challenge which started today at The Outlawz Challenges!


Our sponsor this month is Scrap N'Dipity with a prize of 3 images from the store


This week’s challenge is this inspirational picture selected by Jeanie!


I chose to use the golden baubles and greenery as a base for my Christmas card


Card size 5 x 7
  • Bling – Art-C/Momenta
  • Card stock - The Paper Studio
  • Design Paper - DCWV
  • Gold Card stock - The Paper Temptress
  • Gold corners, set one – Spellbinders
  • Sentiment die – Crafters Companion

Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to stop by TheOutlawz Challenges where a new challenge starts every day of the week!
(Hugs) Cara