Category Archives: Challenge

Sending Love with PCC259

Happy Saturday and welcome to the weekend, hope you have some fun plans. I’m hoping to get a bunch of crafting done and enjoy the beautiful weather. Stampin’ Up! is having there OnStage event in Salt Lake City in November and I have about 100 cards I need to make for various swaps (trading cards with other demonstrators) and I’d like to make sure they are all completed by the… Read More »

Get Well Wishes for PCC258

Happy Sunday night, hope you’ve had a good weekend and to those in the path of Irma, praying that you all are safe. We closed the pool Saturday as the weather has been rather cool, night temperatures in the 40’s and highs in the 60’s/low 70’s – not exactly pool weather. The water was really cold! I did enjoy the mornings, cuddled under a blanket on the porch having coffee… Read More »

A B C’s for PCC257

Happy Saturday, hope your weekend is starting off good. The weather here is beautiful, just wish it was a little warmer so I could get some pool time in. Temperatures are in the low 70’s, more like the beginning of fall. I was a little stumped when I first saw this week’s challenge over at Paper Craft Crew – Back to School.  We don’t have kids so for me Back… Read More »

Oh So Eclectic meets PCC256

Hope everyone had a nice weekend, mine was four days and now back to work Monday morning. Lucky for me, it’s a four day week this week and next, with another four day weekend! Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge, PCC256.  Banner for sketch below, click on it for a link to their blog to check out their design team projects as well as play along.… Read More »

Preview of Painted Harvest for PCC255

Hope you had a nice weekend, it’s a short work week for me as I’m on vacation Thursday & Friday, nothing special planned, hope to get some pool and crafting time in, we might even go to the Rogers Flea Market Friday morning and have some fresh hot Amish donuts! Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge PCC255, the banner is below.  Thought I would use the… Read More »

Watermelon for PCC254

Happy Monday, hope you had a nice relaxing weekend. Here is southwestern Pennsylvania it was more like a fall weekend than summer, highs only in the low 70’s. Saturday was filled with errands and I spent some time Sunday doing a little crafting, including making todays project. When I first saw the Paper Craft Crew Inspirational Challenge – Backyard BBQ, I was rather stumped on what to do. While laying… Read More »

Split Closure Tri Fold Card for PCC253

Happy Saturday, hope your weekend is off to a good start. After a few humid days, this morning was much cooler with a slight breeze, perfect for coffee on the sun porch while reading all my favorite blogs. Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Challenge – Choose any combination of 3 colors for PCC253. The banner is below, click for a link to their blog to see the… Read More »

Christmas in July for PCC252

Here is my first “Christmas in July” card and the timing is perfect, the week of Hallmark Christmas in July movies comes to an end Sunday night as I watch the movies and make my card. We just love Christmas, my husband and I start decorating mid November and enjoy having the house decorated by Thanksgiving.  For my first Christmas card I decided on Real Red and Emerald Envy, with… Read More »

Daisy is new to me for PCC251

Happy Tuesday! The theme for this weeks Paper Craft Crew Challenge fits me perfectly when it comes to the Daisy Delight Photopolymer Bundle (Daisy Delight Photopolymer Stamp Set and matching Daisy Punch).  You see, I was late to the party in ordering it (not until end of June) and late to use it (Monday night).  Most demonstrators preordered it and when the catalog went live June 1st, due to so… Read More »

Do you collect shells at the seashore, I did for PCC250

Don’t know about you, but a three day work week is great, Monday – Wednesday – Friday all in a row. Hope everyone had a good July 4th. I was able to get some pool time in and relax with friends. Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Challenge #250, Tic-Tac-Toe, you get to choose any three items down, across or diagonally. Click on the Paper Craft Crew banner… Read More »

Shades of Blue Eclectic for PCC249

Happy Saturday, hope your weekend is starting off to a good start. After all the rain yesterday today is beautiful and sunny. I’ll be getting ready to host my Sunday Stampers at the house tomorrow and have a manicure & pedicure scheduled later in the day, a monthly treat to myself. What do you treat yourself to? Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch PCC249 challenge, the… Read More »

Be Inspired by PCC248

Happy Monday, hope you had a great weekend. I was able to spend time in the pool both days until the thunderstorms rolled in Sunday afternoon, then it became chores and craft time. It’s always best to get pool time in when you can on the weekend, no guarantee the next weekend will be as nice. Todays card is for the FIRST Inspiration Challenge for Challenge #248 with the Paper Craft Crew.  The… Read More »

Ever use Embossing Paste? I did with PCC247

Happy Friday! Today’s card was a fun card to make. I’m using some of the new products from the annual catalog. Now I must admit when I first saw the Embossing Paste in the catalog it did nothing for me, but once I watched the Stampin’ Up! video it jumped into the top 5 must haves for me, it’s smooth, easy to use and dries really fast. The video is below… Read More »

Make a Wish for PCC246

Hope you had a nice weekend, it was rather rainy for us on Sunday, perfect for a little crafting and some television. Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch challenge 246, link the image below to check out the design teams ideas as well as other crafters, who knows you may even decide to play along.   For my card I used the Eastern Palace Specialty Designer… Read More »

Tic Tac Toe with PCC245

Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew 245 Challenge -Tic Tac Toe and features some of the new 2017-2019 In-Colors and new Happy Birthday Gorgeous Bundle from the Annual Catalog that goes live June 1, 2017 at 10am MT. After looking at the board for a few days, I finally settled on diagonal top left to bottom right: Bright Colors Berry Burst (new 2017-2019 In-Color, available June 1) Lemon… Read More »

Hide Tide meets Sunshine Sayings for SIP Challenge 100

Each morning when I get up and while having my coffee I spend time checking out some blogs to see what other crafters are doing and when I saw this challenge, make a card using your favorite stamp set, ink & paper, I just knew the card that has been floating in my head needed to be made. I love the beach, blue and watercoloring so this is perfect, especially… Read More »

Sneak Peek with PCC244

Happy Saturday. Today I thought I would combine a sneak peek of a new stamp set (Crafting Forever) and In-Color (Berry Burst) with the Paper Craft Crew challenge PCC244.  The new stamp set and In-Color will be available for purchase June 1st, when the new Annual Catalog goes live. Click on the image below to check out the Paper Craft Crew Blog for other cool ideas. Here’s how I created… Read More »

PCC243 Sketch Challenge

Happy Sunday, last night’s hockey game did not end like I hoped, the Penguins lost, not to worry, it’s a seven game series. On a more positive note, what we thought was a pool liner issue turned out to be a pool cover issue and every time we thought we were draining water off the cover, we drained water out of the pool. Bring on summer, I’ll have a pool!… Read More »

Z Fold card for PCC242 Color Challenge

Happy Sunday, hope you are having a good weekend. It’s rather cool and rainy here, hopefully today will have some sunshine.  Perfect time to make some homemade soup and spaghetti sauce for dinner and the freezer. Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Challenge 242, a color challenge. Click the image below for a link to check out their blog.  For my card I’m using a Night of Navy… Read More »

PCC241 Card Sketch with Flower Patch

Hope you are having a great weekend, it’s rather warm here today – mid 80’s, sunny and humid, they say by Wednesday it may be around 60 degrees. Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch Challenge and I’m featuring one of the retiring stamp sets, Flower Patch, a photopolymer set featuring 19 stamps with a set of matching framelits Flower Fair, which are a separate purchase and… Read More »