Sunday, May 29, 2016

Winner & Happy Birthday

still working on building my stash of birthday cards
made this little shaker with
cut with glitter paper
coated with glossy accents
black sewing thread for the strings
seed beads
and
assorted sequins
and she is having a Memorial day sale
12% discount and a free package of
Patriotic mix

Winner of the
May 21st show it off Saturday Linky Party
Chosen by random.org


Georgiana,

Love that pop of blue on the black and white
draws your eye right to the sentiment.
Great use of the MFT Blueprint 20
and the scribble roses. The turquoise stickles and
black sequins are
  the perfect finishing touches!  

Shoot me and email and I will get that gift certificate to you!


Hope everyone has a great Memorial day!

Karen



Saturday, May 28, 2016

Show it off Saturday Linky Party and happy birthday

my good friend Georgiana
asked me to join the
Polka Dots Challenge
at
so I made this card
to replenish my stash
of birthday cards
head on over if you get a chance
the strip of polka dot striped paper
is from my scrap bin.
rose is from
Vintage Flowers
some Sparkling Clear Sequins
from

Show it off Saturday Linky Party
any card, layout, or handmade item
one entry per person please

this week's winner will received
A $5.00 gift certificate to







Sunday, May 22, 2016

Winner and Celbrate



Have quite a few Birthdays this month
need to add to my stash
got this adorable little
have made a few cards I will be posting
colored this one with
ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Markers
coated the balloon with glossy accents
a little watercolor background on
a A4 card base of
finished with a few assorted sequins

Thanks again to everyone who left
uplifting comments last week. As promised
I picked one comment as a winner using random.org
and the winner is


Theresa email your address to
kfranciola @ ny cap. rr. com
remove the spaces and I will put a
gift in the mail to you

Hope everyone has a happy crafty week!

Karen





Saturday, May 21, 2016

Show it off Saturday Linky Party & Happy Birthday to you


Thank you everyone for all your encouraging comments
for the time being I will continue the linky party
on a weekly basis.
I will pick one comment tomorrow and announce the
winner.
Supplies
Lawn Fawn

I curved the sentiment so the fairies
could hold it
all on a base inked
with Tim Holtz distress inks
finished with some

Show it off Saturday Linky Party
any card, layout, or handmade item
one entry per person please

this week's winner will received
A $5.00 gift certificate to










Monday, May 16, 2016

Winner of the It's your Birthday Blog Hop!

Yippee
We have a winner!

Thanks to all followers old and new it was an
awesome blog hop


Love the beautiful watercolor background and butterflies!
The cake shape card is really Sweet!! Awesome job my friend!
Have a wonderful day,
Migdalia
Crafting With Creative M

email me
kfranciola @ nycap. rr. com (no spaces)
so I can email you your gift certificate


Sunday, May 15, 2016

Winner

Hi everyone sorry about the lack of the
Show it off Saturday Linky Party
been struggling with trying to decide to
keep it going or not.
So a few questions for everyone
I will pick one comment to send a prize to this week.

1. Do you prefer a challenge with a theme.
2. Do you prefer the easy of a linky party
3. What kinds of prizes do you like
4. What time frame do you like best
a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly challenge.
5. Do you enjoy seeing your work showcased or do
you just prefer receiving the prizes?

I appreciate your feed back and your
participation in the linky party
Thanks so much

Winner of the
May 7th show it off
Saturday Linky Party
is
lucky #


Nana,
Can't tell you how much I love this gift box!
I have a daughter named Nicole she is turning
30 on Saturday boy does that make me feel OLD!
But I still see her as the cute little girl on your box
with pigtails. The colors and images on this box
are amazing. So adorable.

email me your address to
kfranciola @ ny cap . rr . com
take out the spaces and I will
get your ribbon in the mail to you.
Karen





Saturday, May 14, 2016

CARDZ TV GALLERY DESIGNERS "IT'S YOUR BIRTHDAY" BLOG HOP

I'm so glad you could join us today for our
"It's Your Birthday" Blog Hop!
Get ready for some fun, inspiration,
and the chance to win some blog candy too!
Here's what I made for today's blog hop using
two very different cards to show you how versatile
Mary's stamps are
 "BIGGER EVERYDAY SAYINGS"
watercolor background a few random butterfly stamps
heat embossed with silver embossing powder
and some sparkling clear sequins
This is a Lori Whitlock  
Design ID #59934 I got at the
Silhouette store
sparkling clear sequins, wink of stella, and stickles

What's a blog hop without some blog candy!
Mary will be giving 3 sets of Cardz TV Stamps for her blog candy
Mary and I will use random.org to pick a winner
and will announce the WINNER on Monday!

I have a $10.00 gift certificate up for grabs
to one of my favorite online stores
You know the drill
be a follower leave a comment


Below is a list of all the stops in today's Blog Hop.
If you get lost, just come back here to check the list and find your way again!
Thank you for hopping with us today…we hope you had fun!

Karen

Friday, May 13, 2016

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Winner and Happy Birthday


trying to build up my supply of birthday cards
made this shaker card at first
I was going to my something on the sides
but then I decided I liked the cleaner look
Supplies
Double Pierced Rectangles Elle-ments
sentiment
Papertrey Ink
Lawn Fawn
assorted sequins and a few seed beads

Winner of the
Saturday April 30th
Show it off Saturday Linky Party
chosen by random.org


Karen
this is a beautiful card, I love the flower
the die cut leaves are a great addition.
Love the color combo the soft green and apricot
wonderful choice for a Mother's day card!
The elegant sentiments fits perfectly on the
die cut. Sure who ever gets this will treasure it.

email me your address to
kfranciola @ ny cap . rr . com
take out the spaces and I will
get your ribbon in the mail to you.
Karen


Saturday, May 7, 2016

Show it off Saturday Linky Party May you find peace this day

 sometimes I make watercolor backgrounds
to experiment with colors and don't really have a
plan on what to use it for I just save them
until something else inspires me to use it

LJD Peaceful Wildflowers
from
I stamped them with Tim Holtz distress inks
Love the results

made the frame using
Double Pierced Rectangles Elle-ments

made a second card


Show it off Saturday Linky Party
any card, layout, or handmade item
one entry per person please
this week's winner will received
6 skeins of  seam binding ribbon
colors will vary depending 
on availability
and a card kit
with the supplies
to make your own card like mine










Sunday, May 1, 2016

Winner & Thanks

hoping those April showers
will bring some of these May flowers
on a soft watercolor background
used the flowers in
fairy friends
and
and a few sparkling clear sequins

Winner of the April 23rd
Show it off Saturday Linky Party
chosen by random.org


Marilyn,
what a wonderful anniversary
card. The Flamingos are so sweet.
Love the way the appear to be forming a heart.
Great use of the ribbon would never think
to use it that way. Very pretty
colors love the design.

email me your address to
kfranciola @ ny cap . rr . com
take out the spaces and I will
get your ribbon in the mail to you.
Karen