Wednesday, July 31

Cancer CAN Be Beaten!

The challenge at THE STAMPING CHEF has been posted! For the next 2 weeks it's {anything but a card}. I have created a journal and used a great digi called FIGHTER! Doesn't she look like a gal that is saying "Come on cancer! I will beat you, not a problem!!!" You go girl!

Fighter

Challenges:
~Pattie's Creations-3 embellishments (ribbon, flowers, glitter)
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging
~One Stop Craft-flowers and ribbon
~Dream Valley-anything goes
~Eclectic Ellapu-anything goes
~Craft Your Passion-3D project
~Eureka-anything goes
~Make My Monday-paper piecing (headband and pink awareness ribbon)
~Squigglefly-paper piecing (headband and pink awareness ribbon)
~Link Up for Pink-pink breast cancer awareness

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

Beach Time

 The 68th challenge this week at {PIN}spirational Challenge blog is this peaceful, serene photo!

Sponsors this week are Shelly's Images and Stamping Dragon
On this card I've used a stamping Dragon digi.

Bon Voyage

There's REAL sand on it from Punta Cana!!

Challenges:
~Stamping with the Dragon-on the beach
~City Crafter-summertime
~Happy Campers-summer
~Craft Lovin'-anything goes
~Sweet Stampin'-balls (beach ball)
~Oozak-texture (real sand)
~613 Avenue Create-anything goes
~Opus Gluei-at the beach
~Just Inspirational-photo inspiration

...and here's the REAL beach in Punta Cana where we got the sand!!!
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Getting Ready for the Holidays

The challenge at CAN YOU DIGI IT? blog for the next 2 weeks is {holiday hullabaloo}.
Create something for a holiday.
Here's my card using Home For Christmas patterned paper and Die-Namics Fancy Flourish dies from CAN YOU DIGI IT? store!

 Challenges:
~A.R.T. Challenge-anything goes
~Charisma Cardz-make your own embellishment (covered star-shaped chipboard with patterned paper, sanded the edges, added distressing ink, and added the ribbon and buttons)
~Crimbo Crackers-anything Christmas
~Crafty Catz-Christmas
~Friday Mashup-Christmas and stripes
~Polka Doodles-Christmas
~Craft Lovin'-Christmas
~Totally Gorjuss-Christmas

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

Birthday Girl!

The challenge this week at LOVE TO CREATE is a {color inspiration}. The sponsors are Wings and Willows and Milk Coffee. I've used a Milk Coffee digi for my card.And isn't she a beach cutie!!

HB 2U


 Challenges:
~Dream Valley-anything goes
~C.R.A.F.T.-girls
~Crafty Ribbons-anything goes with ribbon
~Cute Card Thursday-beside the sea
~Happy Campers-summer
~Stamping With The Dragon-on the beach
~Designs by Lisa S Blogger's Challenge-birthday
~Pattie's Creations-3 embellishments (sentiment, Ribbon, flower)
~One Stop Craft-flowers and ribbon
~Crazy Challenge-summertime
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Sunday, July 28

Who's #1??

At PILE IT ON the challenge is {anything goes}. The sponsor is Hambo Stamps.

You're #1


 Challenges:
~Inky Chicks-summer colors
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging
~Digi Haven-animals
~Southern Girls-animals
~Chocolate, Coffee and Cards-animals
~Daring Cardmakers-animals
~Wags N Whiskers-photo inspiration
~Crafty Boots-animals
~A.R.T. Challenge-anything goes
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Saturday, July 27

Soon Be Pumpkin Time!!!

Before you know it, Autumn will be here and we'll be getting ready for Thanksgiving and Halloween!

Here's a Jack-O-Lantern Jar I made this week.
 Challenges:
~Musically Challenged-Smashing Pumpkins-Tonight Tonight (I took inspiration from the name of the band)
~A.R.T. Challenge-anything goes


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

I think this has got to be the CAS-est card EVER ! Don't you think!?

Hello There

 Challenges:
~A.R.T. Challenge-anything goes
~Crafty Ribbon-anything goes with ribbon
~Wags N Whiskers-photo inspiration

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

Let It SNOW!?

 Here's a Snowman jar I painted yesterday.

Challenges:
~Natalie's and Amy's-trash to treasure (recycled salsa jar)
~A.R.T. Challenge-anything goes
~Crimbo Crackers-anything Christmas
~Crafts 4 Eternity-anything goes
~Crafty Catz-Christmas
~Inspire Me Fridays-anything goes
~Polka Doodles-Christmas
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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To The Moon and Back!!

Here's a card and tag I made today...


Thank You

Wee Henry Moon digi by Hambo Stamps
Challenges:
~Hambo Hoedown-stripes
~Paper Makeup Stamps-color it (Copics)
~Papertake Weekly-dies/punches (tag punch)
~Paper Pretties-paper piecing (moon)
~A.R.T. Challenge-anything goes
~Crafts 4 Eternity-anything goes
~Sister Act-anything goes
~Crafty Ribbons-anything goes with ribbon
~Fab N Funky-make a set (card and tag)

To...From...Tag

 Challenges:
~Whoopsi Daisy-2 or more dies (tag and the To/From are dies)
~Cheerful Stamp Pad-tag
~Use Your Stuff-washi tape (There's also Washi tape on the card)
~Little Red Wagon-tag
~Dutch Dare-stitching

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

Wow! I just love this digi from THE STAMPING CHEF! It's called "Surf's Up".

Celebrate Life


 Challenges:
~Crazy Challenge-summertime
~Cutie Pie-pretty in pink
~In the Pink-hot pink
~Nutcrafters-summer/sunshine
~Sisterhood of Crafters-bring on the heat
~Link Up for Pink-breast cancer awareness

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

At QKR STAMPEDE the challenge is {cars, trains and planes or some type of transportation}.
Here's mine using Car.

Happy Birthday

 Challenges:
~One Stitch at a Time-favorite ( paper is Basic Grey)
~Eureka-birthday
~Get Inky-birthday
~Paper Makeup Stamps-color it (used Copics)
~City Crafter-on the road
~Inky Impressions-birthday
~Paper Shelter-anything goes
~ART Challenge-anything goes
~Crafts 4 Eternity-anything goes

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

Just Believe

Oh my goodness! I forgot to post this!!! So sorry!
The challenge at TWISTED TUESDAY is {playing BINGO}. That is, we want to see letters (other than in your sentiments) AND numbers on your creation. July sponsor is Scrapbooking with M.E Boutique.
Here's my card for the challenge.

Believe in Yourself

 Challenges:
 ~OLLCB-for someone you love
~Papertake Weekly-dies/punches (border punch)
~Songbird-favorite things (ribbon, distressing ink, buttons)
~Top Tip Tuesday-spooled item (ribbon)
~Twist of Faith-border/fancy edges
~A.R.T. Challenge-anything goes
~C.R.A.F.T.-for girls
~Charisma Cardz-make you own embellishment (the heart, I added patterned paper to it, distressed the edge and added ribbon and buttons)
~Crafty Ribbons-anything goes with ribbon
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Ahhhh-Choo!!!

Heard You Caught a Bug

 This card was made from 2 pieces (bug image and sentiment) that I received in a swap YEARS ago. I'm just getting around to using them! Yikes!
Challenges:
~LEJ Designs-cute
~Songbird-favorite things (distressing ink)
~Top Tip Tuesday-spooled item (ribbon)
~Crafts And Me-anything goes
~Divas By Design-anything goes
~Paper Shelter-anything goes
~A.R.T. Challenge-anything goes
~Aud Sentiment-thinking of you
~Crafty Ribbons-anything goes with ribbon

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

Winter Fun!

 Here's a painted jar that I made today!

Warm Winter Wishes

Challenges:
~Alphabet Challenge-L is for "lace"
~Crafty Friends-doodling 
~Natalie's and Amy's-trash to treasure (used a recycled jar)
~Lexi's Creations-Christmas
~Deep Ocean-blue

I painted 3 other jars and I'll post them all in the next few days!

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

If Friends Were Flowers I'd Pick You

 Challenges:
~Challenges 4 Everybody-anything goes
~Card Mania-pearls/gems
~Paper Playtime-patterned paper
~Bearly Mine-anything goes
~Crafty Sentiments-bling (pearls)
~Penny's Paper-Crafty-bling (pearls)
~Top Tip Tuesday-spooled item (ribbon)
~Crafts And Me-anything goes
~Divas By Design-anything goes
~Wednesdays Creative Inspiration-BINGO (flowers, pearls,sentiment)

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Tuesday, July 23

For the Love of Everything Christmas

Christmas Time!!! Yay!!! Well, not really but there are so many challenges out there celebrating "Christmas in July". And {PIN}spirational Challenge is one of them!!

I'm also giving away a Christmas gift. Everyone who participates will get their name put in for a draw for this gift.
 
Here are my creations.

Candy Cane Box
~The Cutting Cafe file~
Challenges:
~Crimbo Crackers-anything goes
~Simply Create Too-anything but a card
~2 Crafty Chicks-3D project
~Anything But a Card-Christmas
~Creative Creations-anything goes
~Get Inky-Christmas

My Christmas Coloring Book
~The Cutting Cafe Gingerbread Man file
Inky Impressions coloring sheets


 Challenges:
~Clearly iStamp-Christmas
~Send a Smile 4 Kids-Christmas
~Sweet Stampin'-Christmas
~Challenges 4 Everybody-anything goes
~Bobyn's Fetish-Christmas
~Digi Darla-Christmas
~Lexi's Creations-Christmas
~Bearly Mine-anything goes
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Monday, July 22

Birthday Kids

 I initially made this birthday invitation for a challenge blog.
It was a sample and now I don't need it so I took apart the invitation and made 2 birthday cards!!!

Birthday Boy


 Digi by Lacy Sunshine
Challenges:
 ~Whiff of Joy-boys
~One Stitch At A Time-favorite (coloring medium-Copics)
~Eureka-birthday
~Kaboodle Doodles-anything goes
~Paper Makeup Stamps-color it
~ Paper Playtime-patterned paper

Birthday Girl
 Challenges:
 ~Little Red Wagon-project makeover (see above what it originally looked like)
~C.R.A.F.T.-photo inspiration
 
 ~613 Avenue Create-anything goes
~Challenges 4 Everybody-anything goes
~Creative Creations-anything goes
~Get Inky-birthday
~Melonheadz-lots of circles (on patterned paper)

See you tomorrow, everyone!!

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

At LOVE TO CREATE, the challenge this week is {hugs and wishes}. The sponsor is Stamp Annie Thing. Here's my card using one of her stamps.

Ooh La La


 Challenges:
~Creative Creations-anything goes
~CCEE-inspired by a song -"Ooh La La" by Britney Spears
~Catch the Bug-BINGO (sentiment, button, sparkle)
~Hiding In My Craft Room-anything goes
~One Stitch At A Time-favorite (color-pink, technique-paper piecing)
~That Craft Place-it's a girl thing
~Cutie Pie-pretty in pink
~Paper Playtime-patterned paper

Hope you're enjoying your day so far!! It's beautiful here and I'm washing clothes and hanging it on the line to dry!!! Ahhhh!!! LOVE IT!!!

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

Sadly, this my last challenge for PLATYPUS CREEK DIGITALS. Tracey, the owner has decided to end the challenge blog with this challenge, {things with wings}.

If You Dream It,
You Can Be It


 Challenges:
 ~Frilly and Funkie-summertime
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging
~My Heart Pieces-favorite fruit color (grapes)
~Designs by Lisa Sommers-things with wings
~Pattie's Creations-monochromatic
~Wags N Whiskers-summer fun
~Catch the Bug- BINGO (sparkle, summer image, player's choice-purple)
~Hiding In My Craft Room-anything goes

Have a happy and crafty Monday!
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Sunday, July 21

To Gnome Is To Love Me!


Love You

 Digi by Lacy Sunshine
Challenges:
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging
~Cute Card Thursday-orange and lemon
~Dare to be Sassy-favorite color combo
~Milk Coffee-embossing (corner punch also embosses)
~My Heart Pieces-favorite fruit color (oranges and lemons)
~Crafts 4 Eternity-inky fingers (distressing ink on edges)
~Frosted Designs-great outdoors
~Allsorts-transportation (bet you didn't think you'd get an entry with a RAFT on it!!! Hehe!)
~Basic Grey-flowers (BG papers and stickers are Indian Summer)

Happy Sunday, and Happy Vacationing (if that's what you're doing or getting ready to do! Hehe!)

We had our vacation earlier this year, in Punta Cana.


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

Saturday, July 20

Fab News!!!!!

Some news!!!! I'm now a Sous Chef at The Stamping Chef design team!!! Woohoo!!!
You can see the announcement here!

I got the opportunity to play with this cute digi this week!

U R Fabulous


 You can find her in the store. She called "I'm a Raver!".
Check out this week's challenge at the challenge blog. It's {monochromatic or no coloring}.
Sentiment by Create with TLC

Challenges:
~Melonheadz-embossing (on corners-the corner punch also adds a little bit of embossing pattern)
~Crafty Cardz-girly
~Crafts 4 Eternity-inky fingers (Distressing Ink on the edges)
~Pattie's Creations-monochromatic
~Stampin' for the Weekend-sparkle and bling
~Hiding In My Craft Room-anything goes



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

Happy Hedgehogs

 Hubby was seriously thinking of getting me a hedgehog as a pet a few weeks ago. I stopped him. We have enough pets now and really they need to stay in the wild with other hedgehog friends, like these two friends!!

 Hello Friend!

 Digi and Sentiment by Imagine That!
Challenges:
~Imagine That-progressive monthly challenge
~Natalie's and Amy's-trash to treasure (rope was on a clothes tag, couldn't throw the rope away!!!)
~Cheerful Stamp Pad-lovely couple
~Cutie Pie-cute and cuddly
~Fairies-summer flowers
~Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging
~Brown Sugar-anything goes
~Crafts 4 Eternity-inky fingers (Distressing Ink on all edges)
~Crafty Catz-banners/bunting
~Digi Haven-animals

But.........
They are cute!!!!! Just lookie!!

*pic found on Google

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