Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Does Anyone Use CDAC Anymore??

Hey all... just wondering if any of you are active members at CDAC and if not, why?

I've been a member there for the past 3 years, but I admit that this past year I've slacked off greatly... mostly to focus on my challenge blogs and now my business.  After taking a looksee over there at some of the groups I was part of, it feels like many have been MIA for some time as well.  Just contemplating going back and wondering if my crafty friends are over there :)  Thanks for your input!!

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Accordion Patriotic Door Hanger & More!

It's another new release day and we've got LOTS to show and tell including some Americana Patriotic sets for the holiday coming up!!  So grab a cuppa while the post loads and sit back and enjoy!!  ☺

This first set was requested by design team member, Mandy as her friend runs a hedgehog rescue out of her home and wanted some thank-you cards to send her donors.  What a great cause Mandy!  Thank you for your request and here's the first hedgie set...









 

card by Tania


Americana Digi Paper Pack


by Daydream Designs







(matches Americana Paper Pack)


WOOT!!  Lots of great new digi sets and awesome creations to inspire you, so what are you waitin' for?!!  Thanks so much for dropping by and don't forget... our current FREEBIE Challenge is going on until the end of the month! (click tab up top)  Have a wonderful weekend!!

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Father's Day Lighthouse Giftbox

Happy Father's Day!!  My father, an oldies-car fixer-upper, motorcycle-riding,open road-loving, people-person, strict and firm father with a funny-silly side, a a retired pastor of 40 years... and a guiding light.

I saw this lighthouse box on my friend, Patti J's blog and knew I had to find the template and make this for my own dad.  I embossed the white tower with a Tim Holtz brick folder.  He actually has his livingroom subtley decorated with lighthouses, so this was a great gift for him.  It's a li'l gift box too, which his main gift wouldn't fit in, so what did we fill it with??  My kids and hubs and I wrote li'l notes to him and stuck them inside the tower.   Ok, so much for that plan!!  We actually filled it with some yummy Werther's candies.

My card uses a stamp set from Our Daily Bread Designs called "Keep My Lamp Burning". The li'l light at the top of the tower is a battery-operated tea light. Very important---do not use a real candle!! :)   Here it is with the lights off...
Hope you all had someone special to celebrate... or hold special memories your father this weekend.  Thanks for stopping!!  xKris

Saturday, June 08, 2013

New Releases today at Imagine That!

Hi… thanks for buzzing by today!!  I’m excited to share with you my latest digis & papers available today in the store.





also released from Daydream Designs....




And to help inspire you, check out these Design Team projects!







Please pop by the team's blogs and leave em some love!  
And remember, all these fabby summery images are available
 right now in the shop. Thanks for buzzing by!
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Before you go, there’s one more week to my
Everyone who plays WINS the challenge image free!  If you continue playing you’ll have bunches of cute digi sets.  :)

Saturday, June 01, 2013

Ladybirds & Fishing Bears

Today starts a new progressive freebie challenge at the Imagine That! blog.  But before we get to the challenge today, I have a new release show & tell.  :)  When I chose the image for today's challenge, I had totally forgotten that Father's Day is coming up... and since we did a Mother's Day set, I whipped up this cute li'l Fishing Bear & sentiment.  *Note:  This is not the challenge image this time (scroll down for our challenge image), however this li'l set is available in my shop at a reduced rate for Father's Day!  :)




 here’s a picture frame I made using the colored version and some photos of my daughter Carly when she was on her first fishing trip with her dad.
 
*sigh*  they grow up WAY too fast!  My youngest dd just turned 13 yesterday! Aywhoo be sure to check out the Design Team’s creations at Imagine That! Blog.
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and finally… here is the challenge image, “Ladybug Friends” …
or “Ladybird” as they say in the UK.  I like that version better don’t you?!  :)


also available in the shop...


and matching digi papers!! :) 


If you didn’t get this ladybug set FREE from playing in our last challenge, you can still jump in by purchasing her in the shop and then link up any creation using her by June 14th.  Everyone who enters WINS the next image FREE!!