Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Double D - Looking Back in Time and WINNER!!!!

Dear Ones~
This time over at Double D we are waxing nostalgic and Looking Back in Time. Something that reminds us of times gone by. Here is the Mood Board for our inspiration:


And here is my card:
Dress forms were used back in the day when sempstresses had to make their own patterns. I suppose they are still used today in certain situations, but the average sempstress just uses a store bought pattern. This is a very old stamp from Gina K Designs, and I love it. Here I heat embossed with brown embossing powder and then colored it with Copics. Several dies were used, I love the patterned paper too. All the elements were sponged for a vintage look. The delicate die cut edge really makes this card unique

Here are the Ingredients:
SU Tip Top Taupe Card Stock
DCWV Preserved Paper Patterned Paper
GKD Springtime Silhouettes
SU Butterfly Gala for Greeting
SU Foliage Frame Framelits
SU Delicate Lace Edgelits
Copic Markers
GKD Dark Chocolate EP
Stash Pearls and Ribbon

I invite you to hop on over to Double D Challenges and see what the other designers have created. And if you play along, you will have a chance to win this fabulous die set.
 

AND NOW FOR MY WINNER 
from last week's challenge.

It is ALICE, with this fabulous card!!!! 

Congratulations to Alice, and my thanks to all who participated in this fun challenge.

Thanks for stopping by, I hope you are having a great week. And don't forget to swing by Double D and check us out. You can see the other winners there too.  Oh, and I so appreciate your lovely comments!!! They mean a lot!
Hugs~
~judy~

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Mod Squad - Patterned Paper Triple Time

Dear Ones~
Happy New Year!!!! I trust that you had a great holiday and are ready to begin a wonderful and prosperous new year filled with awesome possibilities. But I digress.

This week it's my turn to host over at The Mod Squad. I have chosen to use AT LEAST 3 different patterned papers for my challenge.

SPONSOR

Gina’s goal is to continue to offer top quality signature products through her online store Gina K. Designs along with informative and creative crafting videos.Be sure to check out StampTV for a ton of great videos and techniques. They also have weekly challenges. Shop Gina K Designs.
Gina K. has been in the stamping industry since 1998 and started Gina K. Designs in 2007. As the business grew, Gina asked her husband Tom to leave his position as an attorney to join her in the business. Together they built StampTV, their online video website featuring broadcast quality paper crafting videos, galleries, social network for paper crafters and more! Gina now has over 200,000 followers over her various social media networks and video sites from all around the world.

A $20 gift certificate to the Gina K Designs store

Here is the card I came up with:
For this card I used a Gina K Designs mini stamp set You Get Me. The patterned papers are from the Sending Love patterned paper pack. Card stocks are Sea Glass and Black Onyx, and the die is called Royal Frame. This is no longer available, but the Decorative Label Die would work just as well.
 
Glad you stopped by, and don't forget to head on over to The Mod Squad Challenge and play along. You could win the prize! I can't wait to see your wonderful creations, and I adore your comments!
Hugs~

~judy~



Double D - It's On the Menu

Dear Ones~
GIVEAWAY ALERT

HAPPY 3rd ANNIVERSARY to US. It's Double D's 3rd anniversary, so we are celebrating with WHAT'S ON THE MENU!!! And stay tuned until the end of this post, because I have a fantastic GIVEAWAY for one lucky player.

Just look at this Mood Board provided for our inspiration. We are to use anything found on a menu.



Here's my card:
 I just LOVE black and gold together, so classy and elegant.  I also love a good martini, something you would find on a menu. This stamp is from Impression Obsession, I think it's so cute that they used cupcakes instead of olives, and a candle instead of a stir. Lots of blitz and glamour here, reminds me of the night clubs of the Roaring 20s.

Here are the Ingredients:
GKD Black Onyx Card Stock
DCWV Black Kraft & Gold Patterned Paper
Impression Obsession Birthday Cakes Stamp
Paper Studio Words Stamp
Ranger Princess Gold Embossing Powder
Gold Thread & Ribbon
Gold Gems

I invite you to hop on over to Double D Challenges and see what the other designers have created. And in celebration of our 3rd anniversary, instead of one prize, we have 3 this month. 
If you play along, you will have a chance to win. 
Here are the prizes:
Prize #1

Prize #2

Prize #3
 

AND NOW FOR MY GIVEAWAY
If you enter the challenge you will have a chance to win. AND ~ if you play along with an entry AND leave a comment here on my blog as well, your name will be entered twice. I will use Random.Org to determine the winner. Check back on the Double D Blog when the winners for the challenge are announced because the winner of my giveaway will be announced there too.

MY GIVEAWAY
A TINY WREATH BUILDER BUNDLE from Simon Says Stamp and Gina K Designs. This is a great prize, so good luck.

Thanks for stopping by, I hope you are having a great week. I wish you all the best in the new year, dear Reader. And don't forget to swing by Double D and check us out.  Oh, and I so appreciate your lovely comments!!!
Hugs~
~judy~

 


Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Double D - Let It Snow

Dear Ones~
This time over at Double D the theme is LET IT SNOW, LET IT SNOW, LET IT SNOW. How appropriate, it's snowing as I write this. Not sure I'm happy about it either....lol.

Here is the Mood Board provided for our inspiration:

And here's what I created:

I recently watched THIS video by Tina Zink called Emboss Resist Spotlight. It looked like so much fun I had to try it. It was easy to do, but I think the results are FABULOUS. Here I used a stamp set by Stampin' Up called Snow is Glistening, and GKD Tranquil Teal Ink. I attached some sequins and filled them with  Crystal Stickles for a sparkly accent.

Here are the Ingredients:
GKD White Heavy Weight Card Stock
Stampin' Up Snow Is Glistening Stamp Set
GKD Tranquil Teal Ink
GKD Fine Detail Embossing Powder
Sequins and Stickles

I invite you to hop on over to Double D Challenges and see what the other designers have created. And if you play along, you could win this awesome die.
 
Thanks for stopping by, I hope you are having a great week. Christmas is right around the corner now. I hope you aren't so busy that you can't enjoy the fun and fellowship of the season. Don't forget to swing by Double D and check us out.  Oh, and I so appreciate your lovely comments!!!
Hugs~
~judy~



Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Mod Squad Challenge - Build a Wreath

Dear Ones~
This week it's my turn to host over at The Mod Squad Challenge. I have chosen to Build a Wreath using small stamps.


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Gina’s goal is to continue to offer top quality signature products through her online store Gina K. Designs along with informative and creative crafting videos.Be sure to check out StampTV for a ton of great videos and techniques. They also have weekly challenges. Shop Gina K Designs.
Gina K. has been in the stamping industry since 1998 and started Gina K. Designs in 2007. As the business grew, Gina asked her husband Tom to leave his position as an attorney to join her in the business. Together they built StampTV, their online video website featuring broadcast quality paper crafting videos, galleries, social network for paper crafters and more! Gina now has over 200,000 followers over her various social media networks and video sites from all around the world.

A $20 gift certificate to the Gina K Designs store!!!

Here's my card:
For this card I used the Gina K Designs Wreath Builder Template, and a Gina K Designs stamp set called Holiday Wreath Builder. The striped background was done with the Gina K Designs Diagonal Stripe Background Stamp. I used GKD Ivory Card Stock, and Christmas Pine, Red Velvet, Grass Green, Warm Cocoa, and Dark Chocolate Inks. I absolutely ADORE the Wreath Builder Template. It's addictive!!!

Glad you stopped by, and don't forget to head on over to The Mod Squad Challenge and play along. You could win the prize! I can't wait to see your wonderful creations, and I adore your comments!
Hugs~

~judy~







Double D - Run, Run Rudolph

Dear Ones~
This time over at Double D we are using DEER on our card. Any kind of deer will do, it does not have to be Christmas. Here is the Mood Board provided for our inspiration:

And here is my card:

This card has several layers. The background was done by inking up a Stampin' Up embossing folder with a couple of different colors of Distress Ink and running it through my Big Shot. Then I die cut the oval with the Memory Box Woodland Oval die and mounted it over the dry embossed background with Fun Foam for more dimension. It has trees inside the oval, very pretty. Finally I die cut the deer from Dee's Distinctive Deer dies and layered them on top. I love the white on white look with the color in the background.

Here are the Ingredients:
GKD White Heavy Weight Card
SU Woodland Texture Embossing Folder
Chipped Sapphire and Dusty Concord Distress Inks
Memory Box Woodland Oval Die
Dee's Distinctive Deer 1 & 2 Dies

You really should hop on over to Double D Challenges and see what the other designers have created. And if you play along, you could win this awesome die set.
 
Thanks for stopping by, I hope you are having a great week. As I write this we are in the first week of December. Christmas will be here before we know it.....happy holidays!!!!
 Don't forget to swing by Double D and check us out.  Oh, and I so appreciate your lovely comments!!!
Hugs~
~judy~


Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Double D - Snuggle Up, Buttercup

Dear Ones~
This time over at Double D we are snuggling up with a warm and cozy theme. Here is a Mood Board for our inspiration:
And here is my card:
I used a Stampin' Up 3-D embossing folder called Cable Knit for the background on this card. It's really fabulous and looks just like a cable knit sweater. I also used some GKD stamps, and Warm Cocoa Ink for a cozy feel.



Here are the Ingredients:
PTI Rustic Cream Card  
GKD Warm Cocoa Card
SU Cable Knit EF
GKD Nordic Winter Stamps
GKD Fabulous Holiday Filler Stamps
Stash Ribbon



 
 
I would invite you to hop on over to Double D Challenges and see what the other designers have created. And if you play along, you could win this awesome patterned paper pack.

Thanks for stopping by, I hope you are having a great week. Don't forget to swing by Double D and check us out.  Oh, and I so appreciate your lovely comments!!! Stay warm, dear readers!
Hugs~
~judy~