Thursday, April 17, 2014

Friendship/Thank You Card Using CTMH Ariana Paper Pack and Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge

GDT Scrapping 4 Fun Challenges - Challenge 15 - Anything Goes - Use A Stamp Or Digi On Your Creation

Hello friends/crafters.  How is everyone doing?  I am so excited and honored to be chosen as a Guest Designer for Scrapping 4 Fun Challenges.  This challenge should be very easy for all of you; just use a stamped image or Digi Image and you can enter this challenge.  Be sure to check out all the fabulous creations by the DT.  

I chose to do a simple card; although it took me longer than planned.  The colors were not what I wanted; so I had to change colors after already cutting out all the pieces.  The pictures didn't come as well as I wanted; because the colors are too light for the camera; therefore it makes them darker or changes them completely.  Sorry about that.  

I used my CTMH stamp set Fabulous You; which is one of my favorites.  I also cut the dies with Cricut Art Philosophy.  I love background dies; but I think I probably should have chosen a different paper for this background.  I hope you can see the heart in the die cut.  I love this bird with the ext and flourish.

CTMH Fabulous You Stamp Set - C1533

Inside Card - Sentiment CTMH A Little Thanks - Retired 

Supplies used to create this card:

Die Cuts - Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge
Card base and paper - CTMH Ariana
Cardstock - CTMH Crystal Blue, White Daisy
Ink - Crystal Blue and CTMH Sorbet
Image - CTMH Fabulous You C1533
Sentiment and Flower inside - CTMH A Little Thank You - D1444 (retired)
Bling - Want 2 scrap

I am entering this card in the following challenges:

A Gem of A Challenge - Spring Is In The Air (No Limit)
Allsorts - Spring Blossoms (1 of 3)
Catch The Bug - Springtime (1 of 3)
Creative Moments - Anything Goes/Optional Twist Girly (2 of 3)
Rhedd and Rosie's Challenge Blog - Anything Goes (2 of 3)
Whimsy Inspiration - Anything Goes (2 of 3)
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes (1 of 5)
Crafty Hand Challenge Blog - Anything Goes (2 of 3)
Polkadoodles - Animal Magic (2 of 2)
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes (No limit noted)
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
Open-Minded Challenges - Easter or Pastel Colors (No limit)
Sunflower Fields Designs - Easter or Spring (1 of 3)
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - Anything Goes (No limit)
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes with twist/recycled item (1 of 3)
CAS On Sunday - Use a Die on A Birthday Card (1 of 1) I think this is CAS
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes (2 of 3)
Ditzie Digi Design - Anything Goes (No limit noted)
HobbyCutz - Bingo (Die, stamp, flower) (1 of 3)
Scribble and Scrap - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Stamping Sensations - Dies or Punches (1 of 3)
That Craft Place - Anything or Easter (1 of 3)
Corrosive Challenges - Pretty Pastels (1 of 3)
Aurora Wings Challenge - Anything Goes (1 of 1)
Crafty Bloggers Network - Die Cuts or Embossing (2 of 3)
Crafty Boots - Sparkle (No limit)
Incy Wincy Designs - Clean and Simple (1 of 5)

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  1. I love the card you made. The paper choice and dies are great. Thanks for linking up with us at Sister Act this week. Cathyxx

  2. The paper you have used behind the die cut gives a brilliant effect. Love the image too. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

  3. Hi Gloria.
    Beautiful and gorgeous cards.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts, welcome again.
    Happy Easter;-))m

  4. Your creation is lovely Gloria and just perfect for our Dies and Punches and Spring Blossoms themes, thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at Stamping Sensations and Allsorts challenges.

    B x (Not sure if you entered my Grand Calibur candy here if not there is still time to do so)

    1. Thanks so much Brenda. I just added your candy to my blog. It is right before my DT groups. Thanks for a chance to win. I have been a follower for a while. Hugs, Gloria

  5. I really like the colours you have chosen, such a pretty card.

  6. Thanks for sharing your lovely creation for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 24: anything goes - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

  7. This is so gorgeous Gloria, I love it! Happy Easter
    Kevin xx

    1. Thanks Kevin. Happy Easter to you as well. Have a great weekend. Nice to hear from you again. Hugs, Gloria

  8. fabulous make and thank you for sharing at Crafty Hands very good luck hun Judith DT x

  9. Beautiful card, I like the colors and the stamp image.
    Thank you for participating as a Guest Designer at Scrapping4funChallenges.
    Hugs Rachelle DT

  10. Gloria I love the beautiful arrangement and the calming color choices you made for your card. Thanks for playing with us at 613 Avenue Create, this week.

  11. Such pretty colors and patterns, Gloria! Thanks so much for joining our very first challenge at Aurora Wings. xxD

  12. Beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Catch The Bug!

  13. Hi Gloria, fab card! Thanks for joining in with us at Stamping Sensations this month. Maddy x

  14. Beautiuful card Gloria, like that stamp.
    And the backgound die-cut is kinda funny, looks like yarn, I like it!
    Thanks for joining the TTCRD challenges this week.

  15. Fab card, great design and gorgeous papers. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  16. Your card is gorgeous! I love your color scheme. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Catch The Bug.

  17. Gorgeous creation Gloria, using the cut out sections is a fabulous idea and WOW mega effective :) :) :) Thank you for the lovely comment on my blog and becoming a follower hun :) :) :) have returned the favour :) xxxxx

  18. Thanks for entering your lovely creation over at Bugaboo's Catch the Bug for our Spring themed challenge this week. We hope you join us again soon!
    luv'n huggz
    Jen Leeflang
    Bugaboo DT

  19. This is gorgeous Gloria!!! Love it!! Gorgeous colors... just stunning!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

    - Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}

  20. Such an elegant card for our Dies and punches theme at Stamping Sensations! Thanks for joining us this month and good luck!

  21. What a lovely entry for our challenge over at Rhedd & Rosies....I do love that stamp...x

  22. Fabulous, love the design...thanks for joining us at A Gem Of A Challenge!
    Helen x

  23. Perfect for our challenge. Thanks for joining in! Your background is amazing! Good luck at the Corrosive Challenge this fortnight!

    DebbieM - TCC DT

  24. Totally gorgeous die cut for this card! Love the image as well!

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky. I have a great giveaway so don’t forget to join in  Crafting Vicky giveaway post 

  25. That's a lovely design, and the inside is fab too! Thank you for playing along at Rhedd and Rosie’s. Sammy-x

  26. Lovely card! Love the bird and text image. Congrats on being a GD with us at Scrapping 4 Fun Challenges. :D

  27. This is lovely

    Thanks for joining in the fun at Craftyhands Challenge.

    Good luck and Hugs

    Jo x dt x

  28. Beautiful! Love your sweet stamping as focus.
    Thanks for joining Open-Minded Crafting Fun this week.
    We're having new challenge starting in a few hours :) Please join us again too!
    Hugs, Mikha

  29. Great card. Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.

  30. Lovely card! Thanks for joining us at That Craft Place Challenge Blog. xx Erin

  31. Very sweet card :) Thanks for joining our challenge at Sunflowerfield Designs
    Hugs, Mari

  32. Lovely card, gorgeous die cut! Thanks for joining Open-Minded Crafting Fun, Good Luck! We hope to see you soon again.

    Hanne, DT


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