Monday, May 23, 2016

Happy Birthday Human

Hi there, everyone! Hopping onto the blog real quick to share my latest birthday card that features a recently purchased "Alien Invasion" clear stamp set by Gerda Steiner Designs. To tell you the truth, once this set was released, I wasn't really impressed by it since I'm not used to working with out-of-this-world stamps. And when I won a 15 USD coupon to the store, I decided to go for it just because I wanted to have something new and different in my collection. That's how I ended up with purchasing these little aliens. Once they arrived ... Gosh, I really fell in love with them and now can't wait to create lots and lots of fun cards with them. And here is what I came up with for my first card:

Hope you've enjoyed today's card! Have a nice day and thanks for stopping by!

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Gerda Steiner Designs: 21st Share your Designs Challenge
DigiDesigns Challenge Blog: For The Boys Challenge
Seize the Birthday: Adding Dimension!
Allsorts Challenge Blog: #364 Happy Birthday
Creative Card Crew: #113 Masculine
Send A Smile 4 Kinds: Bright Colors 4 Kids Challenge
Bastel-Traum: #41 Fantasy
Glitter 'N' Sparkle Challenge Blog: #189 Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion Challenges: #313 Always Anything Goes
(cracked pistachio, mustard seed, picked raspberry, blueprint sketch, etc.) 


Saturday, May 21, 2016

You Color My World

Hello, crafty friends! I'm stopping by today to share a new card which was inspired by the current CASometry Challenge 2. Make five. over at umichka.com. It's time for the second stage of the challenge where we are to create 5 clean and simple cards with the same stamp set for all the stages. And here is my second card with Happy Hoppy Bunny Set from Gerda Steiner Designs. This time I chose the picture with the bunny blowing hearts towards someone he adores the most:) The background was made with 6 Distress Inks (squeezed lemonade, twisted citron, peacock feathers, blueprint sketch, picked raspberry, and spiced marmalade), a sentiment - with Harold's Abcs by Lawn Fawn. And now, without further ado, let's get right to the card: 

Hope you've liked today's card! Have a nice day and thanks for stopping by!

I would also like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Gerda Steiner Designs: 21st Share your Designs Challenge
Addicted to Stamps and More: #194 CAS + DT Call
Little Miss Muffet Challenges: #138 Anything Goes
CreativeCornerChallenges: Clean & Simple
Crafting When We Can: #119 Clean and Simple (CAS)
Fub 'n' Funky Challenges: #305 No Designer Papers
Crafty Catz: #325 Anything Goes
Brown Sugar Challenge Blog: #199 Anything Goes


Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Bright Colors

Hi, everyone! I've been quite busy these past few days with practically no time to get to my crafting room, that's why, today I'm sharing with you a card which was created a while ago. I fell so in love with "Butterfly Kisses" clear stamp set from Mama Elephant that I decided to use these beauties on one of my cards again. As always, best company for them would be some cutie from Gerda Steiner's stamps. This time Happy Hoppy Bunny was chosen for this role. And now, without further ado, let's get right to the card:

I hope you've enjoyed today's card! Have a nice day and thanks for stopping by!

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Gerda Steiner Designs: 21st Share your Designs Challenge
Fab 'n' Funky Challenges: #305 No Designer Papers
Crafty Sentiments Designs: Something with Wings Challenge
Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog: #78 Anything Goes
Alphabet Challenge Blog: F for Furry Friends
Sparkles Monthly Challenges: #80 Animal Magic
Crafty Catz: #324 Dies and Punches
Bunny Zoe's Crafts: May Challenge - Lovely Layers
Crafty Calendar Challenge: Things with Wings
Craft Your Passion Challenges: #312 Always Anything Goes

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Gerda Steiner May Challenge - Mouse with Drink

Hello, crafty friends! I'm stopping by today to share a recent creation of mine which was inspired by May image from Gerda Steiner's Monthly Progressive Challenge. The moment I saw this lovely image I knew exactly what kind of card I was going to create to make it to stand out from all other cards which are going to be submitted for this months challenge. With lots of our clients travelling back and forth to Bahamas now, I felt like creating my own paradise on this card. So with the help of distress inks and Copic markers I came up with the following card:

I would not mind to go that far to see this beautiful sunset? What about you?

I hope you've liked today's card! Have a nice day and thanks for stopping by!

Challenges I would like to enter this card in:
Gerda Steiner Designs: Monthly Challenge - May 2016
Simon Monday Challenge Blog: Emboss It
Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog: #155 AG + A Sentiment
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge: #363 Birthday
Scrapping4funChallenges: #65 Anything Goes
Creative Corner Challenges: Let's Celebrate
Artistic Inspirations: #156 Anything Goes/Use a die cut
Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge: Challenge Nine 
(things that fly, sponging, masking technique)
Creative Moments: #93 Anything Goes
(salty ocean, abandoned coral, dried marigold, spiced marmalade, wilted violet, etc.)



Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Some Bunny Special

Hello, everyone! I'm stopping by today to share a new card which was inspired by the current CASometry Challenge 2. Make five. over at umichka.com. The main idea of the challenge is to use the same stamp set for all its stages. So all you need to do is to choose one stamp set you want to play with and use it in all 5 stages, and, of course, make it CAS. For this challenge, I've decided to use one of my favorite stamp sets of all times - Happy Hoppy Bunny Set from Gerda Steiner Designs:

I still didn't have enough time to properly use these stamps in my creations, that's why I've decided to enter this challenge with this stamp set. And here is the first of five cards that I will make with this set over the course of the challenge:   

As you might have already noticed, I'm very new to CAS cards, but, like they say, it's never too late to learn. And Anna's challenge will be a great opportunity to master my skills:)

Hope you've liked today's card! Have a nice day and thanks so much for stopping by!

I would also like to enter this card into the following challenges: 
Gerda Steiner Designs: 21st Share your Designs Challenge
Artistic Inspirations: #156 AG/Use a die cut
Crafty Calendar Challenge: Things With Wings
Creative Card Crew: #112 Anything Goes
Incy Wincy Designs Challenge: Clean and Simple
The Cutie Pie Challenge Blog: #99 Escape To The Country
Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge: Challenge Nine 
(things that fly, sponging, masking technique)
Paper Creator's Crafts: #47 Anything Goes
Challenge Up Your Life: #40 Critters


Sunday, May 8, 2016

Butterfly Kisses

Hello, crafty friends! Hopping onto the blog very quick to share my latest spring birthday card which features the recently purchased "Butterfly Kisses" clear stamp set from Mama Elephant. As you might have noticed, I practically don't use flowers in my creations, but once I came across this set I simply couldn't resist buying it. So here is what I came up with for my first card with these stamps:

Hope you've enjoyed today's card! Have a nice day and thanks so much for stopping by!

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Najlepsi Par: Galerija meseca maj
Come and Get It Challenges: #117 Card For A Woman
DigiDesigns Challenge Blog: Flowers Everywhere
Just Us Girls: #342 Word Week (Butterfly)
Little Miss Muffet Challenges: #137 Anything Goes
Sparkle and Shine Challenge: #29 Photo Inspiration
Seize the Birthday: Coloring
Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge: #163 Birthdays
Glitter 'N' Spakle Challenge Blog: #187 One For The Ladies
Addicted to Stamps and More: #192 Make Your Mark

P.S. It practically slipped my mind that it's already time to announce my candy blog winners. So, here we go: the first package goes to my Slovenian blog follower - Tina Z. Dear Tina, please contact me via dianchik06@yahoo.com to claim your prize. The second winner will be announced on my Instagram page shortly. Once again, I thank everyone for your support and love which you've shown me over the last year.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Calling All Critters

Hello, everyone! I'm stopping by today to share a new birthday card which was inspired by the current Lawnscaping Challenge "Calling All Critters". For this challenge, I've decided to use all the recently purchased Lawn Fawn clear stamp sets which I still didn't have enough time to use in my creations properly. So the following sets got today's focal point: "Mom + Me", "Joy To The Woods", and "Snow Day". A little bit of blending with Distress Inks and the card is ready:)

Hope you've liked today's card! Have a nice day and thanks so much for stopping by!

I would also like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge: Challenge Nine 
(things that fly, sponging, masking technique)
Addicted to Stamps and More: #192 Make your Mark
Challenge Up Your Life: #40 Critters