Color Dare #327 ~ Tic-Tac-Toe Something Fierce

Happy Friday!  We are back with another Tic-Tac-Toe Color Dare Challenge for you.  This week for Color Dare #327 it will be using the CTMH color palette from SOMETHING FIERCE. Please use and identify the three colors in a row of your choice; however, we will allow any or all other colors from the Challenge Board to be included. You can check out the rules on our blog.

For this challenge I decided to use all of the colors to make this birthday card.

I absolutely love the Something Fierce papers and these dinosaurs from Something Fierce Scrapbooking Stamp.

I used the rock-and-roll technique on the T-Rex rolling in Carolina first then Bluebird. I then came back and using a marker to add the Mink color and the black or the eye.

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors. Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #327 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday, February 7, 2018 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations!!!

Happy Crafting!

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Technique Time with Heart 2 Heart

Welcome to another Heart 2 Heart Challenge!

This challenge is to give Stamped Backgrounds a try. Stamped Backgrounds are a great way to put your own spin on your design by creating your own pattern paper. Here is my card and then I will walk you through my steps to get here.

I love the dinosaurs which go with the Something Fierce Paper Pack. I love the pattern paper with the dinosaurs that come with the paper pack but I wanted to create my own with the cute dinosaur that comes with the Something Fierce Cardmaking Stamp Set. I used the Largest Circle Thin Cut and largest Stitched Circle Thin Cut. I also added the scallop border from Decorative Border Thin Cuts.

I started with the largest image, the dinosaurs and then stamped in a triangle shape with each color. I used Carolina, Bluebird, Lemon, and Willow.  I then used Pewter ink and stamped the confetti in the blank spots.

I also added a bit of random stamping to the stamping to the stitched circle.

I wanted to add a little extra to make the green dinosaur pop, so I added liquid glass and then fussy cut it.

Now it is your time to give it a try and link it to the HEART 2 HEART Challenge. You have until January 31st to participate in this challenge or any of our January Challenges.

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #324 ~ Tic-Tac-Toe Oh What Fun

Happy New Year!  We are back with a new Color Dare Challenge for you.  This week for Color Dare #324 it will be a Tic-Tac-Toe Board Challenge using the CTMH color palette from OH WHAT FUN. Please use and identify the three colors in a row of your choice; however we will allow any or all other colors from the Challenge Board to be included. You can check out the rules on our blog.

I choose the far column with LAGOON, MINT, and Pixie.

I used the papers from Oh What Fun paper pack.  I used a bit of White Shimmer Trim to add a bit of sparkle.  The stamp set is ZSA ZSA The OWL from Technique Tuesday. I used my watercolor brush with my Watercolor Pencils. I also added a pop of color to the White dots using my Shin Han Markers.

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors. Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #324 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday January 17, 2018 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations!!!

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #315 ~ Hello Pumpkin Tic Tac Toe

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #315 it will be a Tic-Tac-Toe Board Challenge using the CTMH color palette from HELLO PUMPKIN. Please use and identify the three colors in a row of your choice; however we will allow any or all other colors from the Challenge Board to be included. You can check out the rules on our blog.

I went with the bottom row ~ Lagoon, Candy Apple, and Black. I added White as my neutral.

I made a stencil using Polka Dot Overlay from Artbooking Cricut Cartridge. I then used the glossy texture paste on the black cardstock.  I then used the Fabulous Birthday Stamp Set with Charcoal, Black, Lagoon and Candy Apple inks.  The lagoon pattern paper at the top is part of one of the PML cards in the Hello Pumpkin paper pack.  I used the Make it from Your Heart Volume 4 to make my card.

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors.  Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #315 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #279 ~ Pacifica, Canary & Cranberry

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #279 we are challenging you to use (All and Only) these CTMH Colors: PACIFICA, CANARY and CRANBERRY with Optional GOLD.  You are able to use neutrals – Black and White in your design. You can check out the new rules HERE

I love the Stargazer Cardmaking Stamp set and Thin Cuts!! I also love the new Make It From The Heart Vol 4.  I used pattern 3 on page 10 and lifted one of the cards on page 11 but made it my own.

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors.  Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #279 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday February 22, 2018 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare 251 ~ Gold, Black, White Daisy, Juniper, Lemon, & Sorbet

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #251 we are challenging you to combine Gold, Black, White Daisy, Juniper, Lemon & Sorbet.

These are some of the colors of Prickly Pear Paper pack so that is what I used to create my card.  I have been wanting to use this adorable Llama for a while and now was my chance.

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors.  Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #251 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday July 13, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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Fundamentals Creative Collections Blog Hop

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Guy Birthday Card

My husband’s birthday was last week and my son helped me pick out the design.  My son wanted to do a monster truck card as the theme.  Here is what I designed.

For this card I used Sugar Rush Paper pack and the Enchantment Fundamental Papers.  I used a retired stamp set Maximum Power D1564.  I used CTMH Archival Black ink and then used my watercolors to add color

Happy Crafting!

Everything ABC’s Blog Hop ~ Letter U

Welcome to the Everything ABC’s Blog Hop!!!

ABC's Blog BadgeThis week we will be featuring the letter “U”.  This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment.  Whatever the crafter has chosen as their “U” element will be featured in their post.

If you have just hopped onto my blog, welcome!  If you just hopped here from DARLYS RECKER’S BLOG then you are in the right place.   The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating consultants at the bottom of this post.

The letter U can be a bit UNIQUE in coming UP with design ideas.  So I am going with the UNIQUE factor.  When you watercolor each design is UNIQUE.  So I have a single design using different papers and two different stamps.

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natures-wish-moose-guy-birthday-card-catscrapbooking-com natures-wish-elk-guy-birthday-woodgrain-catscrapbooking-comFor these two I used Kraft cardstock and the new woodgrain embossing folder.  I then took bamboo ink to one and Champagne ink to the other and ran my ink pad over the raised surface.

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natures-wish-elk-rustic-home-guy-card-catscrapbooking-comThese 4 were made using different papers from the Rustic Home Paper Pack.

Now it is time to hop on over to LAUREN MOORE’S BLOG and see what she has created for you today.

Here is the full list of participants:

Catherine Farnsworth Nowak ~ You are Here
Happy Crafting!

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Everything ABC’s ~ Letter G

Welcome to the Everything ABC’s Blog Hop!!!

ABC's Blog BadgeThis week we will be featuring the letter “G”.  This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment.  Whatever the crafter has chosen as their “G” element will be featured in their post.

If you have just hopped onto my blog, welcome!  If you just hopped here from DARLYS RECKER’S Blog then you are in the right place.   The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating consultants at the bottom of this post.

I decided to go with Georgie as my “G” element.  I really love this paper and only wish it had been released when I was still scrapbooking my son’s baby photos.  It still is really cute paper which can be used for baby cards and birthday cards, take a look….

Georgie ~ Baby Card 1 ~ CatScrapbooking.comI used watercolor on the White Daisy to create a background that the stork would show up on.

Georgie ~ Baby Card 2 ~ congratulations ~ CatScrapbooking.comI could not resist using these adorable elephants on a congratulations card.

Georgie ~ Happy Birthday ~ CatScrapbooking.comThis one I turned into a birthday card.

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Now it is time to hop on over to WENDY KESSLER’s BLOG and see what she has created for you today.

Here is the full list of participants in case you get lost.

Happy Crafting!

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