Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Craft-Dee BowZ July Challenge Inspiration!

It's July and the Craft-Dee BowZ Design Team is creating with their Craft-Dee BowZ tools and some yummy ribbon to inspire you! Plaids and pastels will be in abundance all month long on the blog.
I found the perfect, pastel, plaid patterned paper for my card inspiration.  Wow, try repeating that sentence while eating a cracker!  Anyway, here is my plaid and pastel creation...

"Wishing You"

This 6x6 card has lots of layers.  I used the craft, pink, and turquoise colors in the patterned paper for the matting and saved the green for the foliage.  The flowers and fern are covered with distress glitter for sparkle!  I added micro beads to a butterfly for some texture along with a doily as the bouquet background.   The yummy multi loop, two-toned bow was created using my awesome Craft-Dee BowZ Bow Making Tool.

Featured Product

From my stash...
Bazzill Cardstock
Cheery Lynn French Pastry Doily Die-Cut
Close To My Heart Orchid Ink and Sentiment Stamp
Diemond Dies Fern Leaf Die-Cut
Marianne Designs Flower Die-cut
Martha Stewart Micro Beads
Ranger Distress Glitter - Picked Raspberry,
Clear Rock Candy, Tumbled Glass
Recollections Butterfly & Patterned Paper
Spellbinders Eyelet Circles Nestabilities
Spellbinders Standard Circle Nestabilities

Thanks for stopping by my blog!

Challenges entered:

Don't forget to join in on the July Challenge fun.  Link up your project now.  Remember, our theme is always, "Anything goes and include a handmade bow"!

Check out how you can become the owner of a Craft-Dee BowZ tool. You'll be glad you did.

Head's up....watch for our Craft-Dee BowZ Blog Hop coming in August

Dies R Us "Stars and Stripes" Challenge!

July is here and that means our country's birthday is just around the corner! At the Dies R Us Challenge Blog, we are celebrating with "Stars and Stripes" for the first two weeks of July.

We want you to use your die-cuts and play along with us.
Visit the Dies R Us Challenge Blog and link up your creative project by July 14th.  You could be a winner! Find the challenge guidelines in the Dies R Us Challenge Blog sidebar.

I'm a Yankee Doodle girl for sure, and created my inspiration using red, white and blue.

"Land of the free..."
 
This card was inspired by our national anthem and the many brave men and women that have fought for and continue to fight for our freedom.  The flag background paper was an obvious choice for the card base.  I used the music notes to represent the song itself and the skyline of trees and house for the "land of the free".  It wouldn't be complete without fireworks and stars.
 
Featured Product
Memory Box Modern Landscape
Spellbinders Standard Circles Nestabilities
Spellbinders Star Circles Nestabilities

 Thanks for stopping by!
 
Please join our Dies R Us "Stars and Stripes" Challenge during the first two weeks of July.  This challenge ends July 14th.  You could be the winner of a $10 gift voucher to spend in the Dies R Us Store.  Link up your project now!
 
Visit the Dies R Us Store for a great selection of die-cuts to add to your collection.


Thursday, June 11, 2015

CDBZ June "Wedding" Blog Hop!

It's time again for another fun blog hop at Craft-Dee BowZ!

We are celebrating June with a "wedding" theme!
 The CDBZ Design Team will be sharing their wedding themed inspiration as you travel from blog to blog.

Begin at the Craft-Dee BowZ  Blog for quidelines and prize information.   From there you will visit each of the design team member blogs.  If you get lost along the way just refer back to the Craft-Dee BowZ Blog.  You can play along from June 11th through the 14th.  The winner will be announced on June 15th!

To be eligible for the Craft-Dee BowZ  Blog Hop prize, a 25 yard spool of ribbon, you must leave a comment on each of the blogs listed below. But our team is small, so it won't take long and you'll love the inspiration they share with you along the way!

So, let's get started...

Craft-Dee BowZ  (Begin here for guidelines) 

Here's my wedding themed inspiration!

"a beautiful forever"

I love how this non-traditional looking wedding card turned out! 
The newspaper print patterned paper is from an old collection in my stash.  Not much left of it and I wish I had more.  It was perfect for the background mat on this wedding card.

When I think of love, the color red always comes to mind.  Maybe it's because hearts are red?  Not sure why, but I decided to use it as my accent color along with ivory, black and a touch of silver.  I used lots of elegant die-cuts to embellish my card.  The sentiment stamp is from a new collection that I recently purchased from Verve Stamps.

The lovely silver shimmer bow was so easy to make using my Craft-Dee BowZ tool.  I keep it nearby at all time when crafting.  You can own one too.  Visit the Craft-Dee BowZ Blog and buy one now.  It will make you a happy bow-making crafter!

 I hope my card has inspired you.
Thanks for stopping by to share my blog hop inspiration.
Tracey is waiting for you at the next stop!

Don't forget to play along with the Craft-Dee BowZ  Blog  June Challenge.  You could be our challenge winner, one of the top 3 or honorable mention winners 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.  Deadline is June 30th.

Remember, our theme is always,
 "Anything goes and include a handmade bow".

Please come back again!


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