Category Archives: Challenge

PCC266 Sketch Challenge

Sometime I wonder just were did the weekend go?  Saturday was spent doing laundry and making sure I have everything needed  for my trip to Salt Lake City for On Stage Live on Wednesday. When I get back from that trip I’m home for about 24 hours before I leave on a business trip f so I need to make sure my clothes are ready for both trips. Sunday was… Read More »

PCC265 Sketch Challenge

Monday again? Time sure flies on the weekend. It was cold and rainy here perfect for homemade vegetable soup and chicken & dumplings.  I’m almost done with all swaps for On Stage which starts November 9th and all the projects needed for the next few Sunday’s of Christmas, I sure had a busy craft weekend! Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge PCC265.  With all the Christmas… Read More »

PCC264 a Color Challenge

Thursday was an extremely productive day for me, I used a vacation day to do some crafting! Not only did I make the card for today, designed products for this Sunday of Christmas, my Sunday Stampers class this month, finished all swaps for Onstage in November and cards for some future posts. I was even able to sneak in a haircut! Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Color… Read More »

Ribbon of Courage for PCC263

Happy Monday, another weekend under our belts, hopefully you enjoyed yours as much as I did mine. Weather here was beautiful and I had time for a manicure and pedicure, oh how I love getting them. This week it’s a Square Sketch challenge over at Paper Craft Crew, here’s the banner: For my card I decided on the Ribbon of Courage Bundle. With this bundle, stamp and cut a support… Read More »

Paper Pumpkin Alternative for PCC262

Happy Saturday, any special plans?  I have errands to run and need to prep for my October Sunday Stampers class later this month. Hard to believe it’s October already. Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge, banner below. For my card I’ve picked right down the middle: Baker’s Twine – Fall – Punch/Die Cut and used the September Paper Pumpkin Kit since the theme was Fall/Thanks for… Read More »

PCC261 Color Combination

Hope you had a nice weekend, we had some of the nicest weather, not to hot and not to cold, just perfect for morning coffee on the porch and sitting outside in the evening! Todays card is for the Paper Craft Crew Color Challenge PCC261.  Fun how when I first saw the color selection I was a little stumped, but when I looked again this weekend, after first thinking of… Read More »

Thankful for You for PCC260

Happy Monday, hope you had a great weekend.  We watched a lot of sports this weekend, the Steelers and Penguins played neither of which managed to win, guess there is always next time.  Sunday was my monthly stampers meeting and tomorrow I will be sharing the projects we did. Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch #PCC260 challenge. Don’t forget to check out their blog and play… Read More »

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 »