Oddball "Sun" -challenge reminder

Still time to join Oddball Arts, 
for a change to win some fab Oddballs.
No need to use Oddball image to join the challenge,
but of course we'll love to see them.

I used Brusho's and some white spray to create the background and Copics 
and PrismaColors to color the image: Starlynn Queen.

I'd like to enter to some challenges with my card:
Left of Center - Monochrome 
Tuesday Throwdown - Fairies and Fantacy

P.S. There is AG with Oddball image -challenge at FB. And if you feel like shopping, by using the code DTGRANNE10, you'll get 10% off from your images.


Summer Flowers from Rubber Dance

I should be cleaning my windows, but ...
These Textured Flowers where calling for color
and I took my H2O and a cup of water and start coloring.

I don't "understand" water coloring, but I do love the strong, beautiful 
tones on these colors and the lovely shine. So I  use them anyways...
Sentiment is from STAMPlorations.

I'd like to enter to some challenges:
Rubber Dance - colors

Stampotique - Garden
If you give a crafter a cookie - cookie inspiration pic
Moo-Mania - photoinspiration
Eclectic Ellapu - Midsummer

P.S. Rubber Dance is sponsoring DiD this summer, so join the challenge for a change to WIN some rubber. AND by using a code (found in challenge post) you'll have free shipping all over the world!


Oddball Art - Starlynn Queen

I found in the sale basket these
unbelievably colorful papers, real hippie style
- and just had to buy them, on sale and everything....

Image is from Oddball Art, Starlynn Queen and I 
colored her with copics and Prismacolors.
Then just added some die cuts and those crazy papers, lol.

I'd like to enter to some challenges:
Paper Shelter - B-day girl
Lil Patch - AG


A while back I got some Happy Mail from 
New Zealand - or as the sender calls it: RAK
 Inside the fab packet was a  wicked plate of VLS stamps.

Totally love that there is awesome sentiments with the images.
It "tickles" my mind, LOL. Thank you Anne, hugs!

I'd like to enter to some challenges:
Viva Las VegaStamps - Inspiration Board
Simon Monday Challenge - Use Patterned papers
Aud Sentiment - Funny sentiment
Ike's - Be Independent


Kenny K - Thumps Up

I was asked by my neighbor to make a card
for a boy - and she told me that the boy was a 
fan of ice hockey team that has orange and black as their colors.

If I'm to make a boy card and don't really know where to start
Kenny K is a brilliant place. Lots of images suitable for boys and men...
Like this Thumps Up Kid, :=)

I colored the image with Copics and Prismacolors, 
sentiment is a peel off that I colored with black Sharpie.
Paper is old stash, Magnolia and the stripes are tape.

Would like to enter to some challenges:
Eureka - masculine
Digi Choosday - Just for men
The East Wind - You da man
Brown Sugar - Father's day


STAMPlorations June challenge reminder

Still time to play!
You can use either the great theme

or the fab sketch 

to play, so join the June challenge

I used die cut, Inktense pens and Blooming Buds
to make this card - could go with a Celebration theme as well, 
or what do you think?

Lots of masking anyways, lol.

I'd like to enter to some challenges:

If you give a Crafter a Cookie - photo inspiration


Oddball Art: Sun challenge

Can't believe we are already in the middle of June ...
Time truly flies. But the weather is so nice and nice is also
the theme this time at Oddball Art:

I used digipaper, sentiment stamp, die cut frame and 
supercute Pugsy Bugsy, colored with copics and Prismacolors.
A added some Wink of Stella to his wings but camera didn't get it at all...

I'd like to join some challenges:
Brown Sugar - Photo Inspiration
The ABC - AG
Penny's - AG
Crafty Gals - Summer fun

A little tip, there is a nice sunny surprise at Oddball FB group this week ... just saying ...


Lost Coast Designs - masculine, set of ATC's

There is a new event starting today at 

I thought about the theme and this is what those thoughts
end up creating, set of ATC's using awesome 
Lost Coast Designs Misc. Anthropomorphs. stamps.

I used Inktense pens to color these fab images and added
a little bits and bobs to each.

I'd like to enter to some challenges:
Stampotique - All creatures great and small
Lunagirl - Fathers and brothers
QKR - One for the guys
A Gem of a Challenge - Love and romance
Come and Get it - Weird / Whimsical
Glitter n Sparkle - Father's Day
Eureka  - Masculine
Digi Choosday - Just for men


Bookworm ATC

Since it's been rainy few days my daughter decided to
tidy her closets and she was throwing these tiny bead
things away ... when I saw them I instantly remember 
the Wicked Wednesday theme: a bookworm.

I got my worm and made my ATC. Paper is askrap from an old magazine page,
that I used to make Faux Leather. I stamped on it twice using
one of the stamps from Lost Coast Designs Shadow Frames set.

I'd like to enter my ATC to few challenges:
Wicked Wednesday - Bookworm
Cute Card Thursday - A good hobby (reading)
Creative Knockouts - Fancy Flourishes


Skellie-Fest at Lost Coast Portal to Creativity

Lost Coast Portal to Creativity is excited to be hosting 2nd annual 
SKELLIE-FEST event again this year and everyone is invited to enter their skull/skeleton themed projects from people to birds in SKELLIE-FEST linky party HERE for the chance to win a $20 gift certificate to spend at 

Today is the 5th festive day, and it's my turn to show my make:
altered notebook

First time I tried to do Faux Leather and it was a great fun.
Lots of watering, inking and stamping. Stamped used:
I stamped the image in the same kraft paper than the embossed piece
of Faux Leather is and colored it with Prismacolors.
Then just added few charms that are way to heavy 
for card but perfect for this the cover.

I'd like to enter my notebook to some challenges:
The East Wind - Something old, Something new (Text paper is from a very old magazine, technique is new to me)
Craft Stamper - Lets get Inky (4 different DI's for the background papers, Versafine for the image and brown Stazone for the background stamping)
Left of Center - Distressing
Incy Wincy - Alter Something
Crafting by Designs - Once upon a time (book)
Things to Alter - AG


Monochrome tag

While I was in the process of thinking what to create for the hop,
I happened to open a box of new pair of pantyhose.
And the piece of cardboard they where wrapped on look just like
a giant TAG - so that was the starting point for this.

This was the first time I played with my Stampcapes stamps,
and really liked them ... hmmm love to have some more, lol.
Antelope skeleton is VLV stamp and is embossed with white powder.

I'd like to enter to some challenges:
SLS - Monochrome
The Dark Attic - Mixed media/ Alternative/Dark
Dark n Daring - AG
Simon Says - Monochrome

Pugsy Bugsy , ATC

I've been testing a image transfer stuff,
this was a first try.

I colored the background with paints and let in dry under a 
plastic wrap. Then added these cute Pugsy Bugsy's by Oddball Art
on top of the bacground. Stamped the sentiment and also 
a touch of glitter glue, white gel pen and glossy was included in the process, :=D 

I'd like to enter to some challenges:
Brown Sugar - New technique (Image transfer)
Wicked Wednesday - Something in the sky
Digi Choosday - Think summer
Eureka - AG

P.S. Oddball has 2 challenges going on:
- FB: anything goes with Oddball image
- Blog: anything goes if you follow the theme: GIRL
And if you want to go shopping some Oddball's, 
by using the code DTGRANNE10, you'll get 10% off


STAMPlorations June challenge

Just can't believe it's June already, kids has only few days
left at school before loooooong summer holiday.

STAMPlorations June challenge has a perfect theme
for summer time - it is time for weddings, comfirmations,
graduations etc. and the theme is:

AND as always, if the theme doesn't fit you can always go by the sketch:

My sisters girls had a B-day party and I wanted 
to make their gift bags look girly and fun.

When stamping the first one, I had my stamp on a acrylic blog
- and it didn't work very well. The surface of the paper bag is 
quite uneven.... well, I took the stamp of from the blog and double 
stamped the flower. Sentiment is also double stamped, got a 
wicked effect by using first the pink and then the black.
Stamps I used for these bags are:

I'd like to enter to some challenges:
The ABC - I is for Important
The Paper Shelter - Flowers 


Dream in Darkness with Rubber Dance

I'm so so so thrilled about our summer sponsor:

Place is awesome!!
Check out what a treat lovely Bibi is giving all
+ oooooh so yummy prize for the challenge winner, SUPER!

I made a ATC pair using Rubber Dance stamps:

With stamps using inks, stencil, masking and ribbon.

I'd like to enter to some challenges:
Penny's - AG