Monday, March 26, 2012

Challenge # 39 "Anything Goes"

Here is the chance  you have been waiting for,  You are in the process of creating something and you can't find a challenge to enter it in.  Well this is it.  The theme is "Anything Goes".  There is only one restriction;  it cannot be something you have posted before.  You may have created it last month, but never posted.  Well that is ok.  The gals on the Desigonn Team have given you some ideas.  So get crafting as you have 2 weeks to post your creation.

As mentioned below in the information about my sponsor I bought some Cheery Lynn dies the other day and couldn't wait to use them so you will find that I used one in the the post right before this one.  I will be using some of the others during this week. 
My creation is an ornament.  Yes, I know it is not Christmas, but you will see that is has flowers on it.  I hope to make a number of these "garden" ornaments to put on a Spring tree.  One of my DT members, Cindy, told me how to make the ornament.  (She is missing on this post as she is out of town.)  The ornament is made from 3 dominoes on a metal backing.  Alcohole inks are on the background and a rose was stamped multiple times.  The ornament is surrounded by beads I had in my stash.
I'm using the "Anything Goes" theme as a chance to get ready for Easter! I found this darling baby-in-an-egg image from French Kissed Postcards and I've adhered it to some pretty blue lace paper, neutral cardstock and added a metallic Easter Bunny. Who doesn't love an "anything goes" challenge? Please join us!
I've made this "clean and simple" card using some digi images I bought ages ago and hadn't used!!! They are from Digi Design House - I love these funky dancers. I added the quote from the Quote Garden Site and stuck with the pink and black colour tonings.
Spring has definitely arrived and Easter is just around the corner. I created an easterly chunky ATC in form of a little box for Easter treats using my own template and decorating it with EchoPark patterend papers, a bunny image from the Graphics Fairy, stamps from Waltzing Mouse, fabric flowers and some little blings. Enjoy the sunshine!
For my DT piece I have made a tag cut from some Anna Griffin paper. I have over-stamped it with some flourishes in forest moss, and then placed the image - printed onto acrylic - behind the TH die-cut. I have added some bling to the tree, and two vintage scraps; the children at the front, and the owl on the lady's shoulder. 
Jenn here - we had some unseasonably warm temps here in New England last week, and it got me in the SUMMER SPIRIT! I used Country Anya, a digi image from the Greeting Farm, along with a template of a peach found online at Elizabeth Dulemba's coloring page site. My DP is from Authentique - ribbon is from my stash.

My wonderful sponsor this time is Classy Cards and Such and Beverly is giving a $10.00 gift certificate to the random generated winner. 
Classy Cards and Such is having an embossing challenge and she has some embossing folders that I have not seen anywhere else.   
Below are some of the newest things in the online shop.  These are from her most recent listing.
* LOTS of new Want2Scrap in every category!  Rhinestones and Pearls - So Pretty!
* Glitter and embossing powder from Sparkle 'n Sprinkle
* PRE-ORDER Tim Holtz Distress Ink Markers Pre-order pricing for a limited time only!! Reserve yours now!!!
* Cheery Lynn - Lace Deco Corners and Mini Flourish One  The Cheery Lynn dies are to "die" for as they are gorgeous.  I just ordered some from Classy Cards and Such and couldn't wait until this challenge to use it.  You can find the beautiful  Polynesian Oval that I cut in yellow in the post right before this one.
The best thing about Classy Cards and Such is that shipping is FREE with $50.00 in Cheery Lynn dies or $75.00 in other items from the store  You can't believe how quickly you receive your "goodies".  Try this online store; you will not be disappointed. 


  1. The Peach card is so cute and adorable, but the color of peach is not exactly that.

    Plastic Card
    Plastic Card Printing
    Scratch Cards

  2. Fun and gorgeous DT creations! Each one is so unique and inspiring! Have a great week!

  3. Thanks for a lovely Challenge and great DT work! Judy x

  4. Fabulous creations from the design team :) Thanks for the chance to play along.
    Fiona L x

  5. Ladies, your work is truly amazing!

  6. Great DT work- I love your Domino's- I have never tried anything with them before.....! I love the idea of a Spring tree too.

  7. Lots of fun spring art!!!
    hugs Lynn

  8. Great examples from the dt. Love your ornament Vicki!

  9. Vicki I love your website!! The owls and the butterflies are awesome! Did you create it yourself? Thanks for the challenge. Gloria

  10. Beautiful hanging, Vicki! Love all the DT inspiration.

  11. Awesome Challenge And Beautiful DT Inspirations! Have a wonderful rest of the week and weekend!

  12. Awesome Challenge and Beautiful DT Creations! I hope you have a wonderful week! Happy Creating! Sara

  13. super challenge and some amazing DT creations,hugs Cherylxxxx

  14. Awesome Challenge and Beautiful DT Inspirations! Have a wonderful day!

  15. What a fun challenge! Thank you ladies for the wonderful inspiration
    Venus :-)