Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Craft-Dee BowZ "Just A Little Note"

 I'm up on the Craft-Dee BowZ Blog today with my Design Team inspiration for May.

 The Design Team is working with a "Spots and Dots" theme along with blue, purple, and red ribbon colors on our projects.  Our DT product always has the most yummy ribbons to choose from each month.  I couldn't wait to use the blue plaid!

"Just A Little Note"

I love Daffodils and they are blooming everywhere in my yard.  They have the most delightful scent.  I created this window scene using one of my favorite Daffodil stamps and used water color markers to color them in.  The distressed background paper reminds me of a weathered Spring house.  The weathered areas represent my spots and the pearls are my dots!

The fabulous bow was made with my Craft-Dee BowZ Bow Making Tool.  If you don't own one of these tools, check them out now and add one to your crafting stash.  You will be happy that you did!  Bow making is fast and easy with the Craft-Dee BowZ Tool.
 
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From my stash...
Bazzill Cardstock
Close To My Heart - Just a Little Note Stamp Set
Memory Box Grand Madison Window
MME Patterned Paper
Queen & Co. Pearls
Recollection Flower
Ribbon - DT Product
Spellbinders Grommet Tag
TomBow Water Color Markers
 
Need some yummy ribbon to use with your Craft-Dee BowZ Tool?  Take advantage of Ribbon-Ade!  There are two different options available for purchase... 10 yds. of Sheer Organza or 10 yds. of Sheer Polka Dot.  You can also purchase both at a special price.

Be sure to check out and play along with our May Challenge, "Anything Goes and Include a Handmade Bow".  You could be our challenge winner and receive a Craft-Dee BowZ Badge to display in your blog.

Thanks for stopping by to see my May Craft-Dee BowZ project! 
Visit my blog for more inspiration at
www.validationofvicki.blogspot.com.


Friday, May 1, 2015

Craft-Dee BowZ May Challenge!


It's May Day! That's right...today, May 1st is recognized all over the world as a celebration of the Spring season.  A day of fun and festivity.  My inspiration for the Craft-Dee BowZ May Challenge is also fun and festive!  We are playing with "Spots and Dots" for May along with the colors of red, blue and purple. 

I chose a red dot theme for my challenge inspiration...

 "Make a Wish"
 
This 6 x 6 card is made of all cardstock with a top layer of some awesome new vinyl-like sheeting from Imagine Crafts.  It's translucent and reflects the light creating a great visual effect. The pattern here is called Vertigo and came in our DT product this month.  I am loving it!  I punched one inch coin dots to embellish the card front.  The sentiment is a new stamp from Close To My Heart and is now in my stash of favorites.  A pretty flourish adds another fab touch to the card.

The multi-loop coin dot bow (isn't this ribbon so fun?) was made using my fabulous Craft-Dee BowZ tool.  It makes creating bows so easy and never leaves my scrap space.  Hop on over to the Craft-Dee BowZ Blog and add one to your crafting stash today.  You'll be glad you did.
 
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Challenges Entered:
 
Thanks for stopping by to share my "Make a Wish" inspiration.
 
Visit the Craft-Dee BowZ Challenge Blog and link up to the May Challenge. You could be our challenge winner, one of the top 3 or honorable mention winner and receive a badge to display in your blog.  You can find the monthly challenge and challenge quidelines tabs at the top of the Craft-Dee BowZ Blog.
 

Dies R'Us Anniversary Challenge!

The Dies R' Us Challenge Blog is celebrating their 1st anniversary! It's been a fun year as a Design Team member and I'm looking forward to sharing more inspiration with you.  In honor of this special event, there will be five - $10 winners for this MONTH long "Anniversary" Challenge ending on May 28th.  Visit our Dies R Us Challenge Blog and play along.  You could be one of our lucky winners!

And now, on to the deets for our "Anniversary Challenge"...
1.  Create a project with an "anniversary" theme.
2.  Use your die-cuts to embellish your creation.
3.  Link up to the MAY ANNIVERSARY CHALLENGE POST with a direct link to your project.
4.  Come back on May 29th and see if you are one of 5 lucky winners to receive a $10 voucher to spend in the Dies R Us Store

For my Anniversary Challenge inspiration, I chose to use the Dies R Us Challenge Blog colors...

"Congratulations"

This 5 1/2" x 5 1/2" card has a cardstock base with matting beneath a favorite piece of patterned paper in my stash.  The paper matched the Dies R Us Challenge Blog color along with the cardstock I used.  The bottom layer is topped with a triangle cut piece of patterned paper to form a pocket. I cut a medallion, tucked it into the pocket and used it as a background for the sentiment banner and fronds.

Die-cuts are a staple for me and I couldn't wait to use the Poppy Flower, Delicate Fronds and Heart Corner dies that I purchased not long ago.  Keeping everything in basic white, I accented with the peach-orange color found on the blog.  The cluster of poppies are arranged on the pocket cover with a few hearts added in the center.  A couple of stick pins and a two-toned bow made with my ever present Craft-Dee BowZ Bow Making Tool complete the arrangement.  The delicate corner dies are now on my favorite list and will be used often!

Featured Product
Memory Box Twirled Heart (not available in Dies R Us Store)
Spellbinders Ribbon Banner (not available in  Dies R Us Store)

Thanks for stopping by to share my "Anniversary" inspiration.

Visit the Dies R Us Store for a fabulous selection of your favorite die-cuts!

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